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Samuel Langhorne CLEMENS

Samuel Langhorne CLEMENS[1, 2]

Male 1835 - 1910  (74 years)

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  • Name Samuel Langhorne CLEMENS 
    Born 30 Nov 1835  Florida, Monroe, MO Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Also Known As Mark Twain 
    Noteworthy Author Mark Twain 
    Died 21 Apr 1910  Redding, Fairfield, CT Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Woodlawn Cemetery, Elmira, NY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I33858  main
    Last Modified 5 Dec 2009 

    Father John Marshall CLEMENS,   b. 11 Aug 1798, Campbell Co, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Mar 1847, Hannibal, Marion, MO Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years) 
    Mother Jane LAMPTON,   b. 18 Jun 1803, Columbia, Adair, KY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Oct 1890, Keokuk, Lee, IA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 6 May 1823  Columbia, Adair, KY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F11554  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Olivia Louise LANGDON,   b. 27 Nov 1845, Elmira, Chemung, NY Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jun 1904, Florence, Italy Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Married 2 Feb 1870  Elmira, Chemung, NY Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F11555  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
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    Samuel Langhorne Clemens
    Samuel Langhorne Clemens
    Mark Twain

  • Notes 
    • Samuel Langhorne Clemens, better known by the pen name Mark Twain, was an American author and humorist. Twain is most noted for his novels Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, which has since been called the Great American Novel, and The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. He is extensively quoted. During his lifetime, Twain became a friend to presidents, artists, industrialists, and European royalty. Twain enjoyed immense public popularity. His keen wit and incisive satire earned him praise from both critics and peers. William Faulkner called Twain "the father of American literature".

  • Sources 
    1. [S99] Ancestry.com.

    2. [S33] Family Search, LDS Family History Center.