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Ciscelia Lane Clark
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Birth: Feb. 10, 1848
Council Bluffs
Pottawattamie County
Iowa, USA
Death: Oct. 24, 1924
Salt Lake City
Salt Lake County
Utah, USA

Ciscelia was the daughter of Mormon pioneers William West Lane & second wife Maria Burr Clark Lane. Her father was to lead a wagon train of Mormons to the Salt Lake Valley, but he and Ciscelia's mother died within days of starting the journey (July 1852). Ciscelia had a twin sister Cordelia, and three other sisters, Lavinia, Sarah and Emma. All five little girls were under age nine when they were orphaned. They continued the journey to Salt Lake with their half-brother Davis Clark & half-siblings, from their parents respective first marriages.

Ciscelia married James DeGroot Oakley 24 Nov 1863 in Springville, UT. They had six children (Sarah Corcelia, Ammi, Davis Lane, Louis Napoleon, Arthur Eugene and Burr DeGroot). James practised polyigamy and Ciscelia divorced him. She remarried to Edward Alonzo Clark on 8 Dec 1892 and together they had a son,Hyrum W. Clark.

-published in The Provo Daily Herald Oct 31, 1924


Funeral services were held in the Springville Fouth ward chapel Sunday afternoon October 28, for Mrs. Cecelia Lane Oakley Clark, 76 years of age, Utah pioneer of 1852 and for many years a resident of Springville, who died at her home in Salt Lake City last Friday of penumonia. The body was brought from Salt Lake City to Springville Sunday.

Bishop G.R. Maycock was in charge. Musical numbers were furnished by Miss Inez Wheeler and Miss Helen Palfreyman. The speakers were Bishop J. F. Bringhurst and Don C. Johnson. The invocation was by G.S. Condie and the benediction by Bishop G.R. Maycock. The grave in the Evergreen cemetery was dedicated by Bishop Maycock.

Mrs. Clark was born at Council Bluffs, Iowa. Her parents, Mr. and Mrs. William Lane, both died within three days of each other of cholera while crossing the plains leaving five daughters all under eleven years of age, who were brought to Utah by friends in the company.

Surviving are five children, Mrs George A. Storrs, Mrs. W. W. Lee and Hyrum W. Clark all of Salt Lake City, Ami Oakley of Springville and Lewis N. Oakley of Cedar City; also two sisters, Mrs. Cordelia Carter, of Springville and Mrs. Taylor Dunham, of Dunlap, Iowa.

Family links: 
  William West Lane (1797 - 1852)
  Mariah Burr Lane (1806 - 1852)
  Edward Alonzo Clark (1845 - 1919)
  James De Groot Oakley (1826 - 1915)*
  Sarah Corcelia Oakley Storrs (1864 - 1929)*
  Ami Oakley (1866 - 1951)*
  Davis Lane Oakley (1869 - 1917)*
  Louis Napoleon Oakley (1871 - 1962)*
  Arthur Eugene Oakley (1872 - 1873)*
  Hiram William Clark (1893 - 1939)*
  Harriet Clark (1828 - 1839)**
  Alpheus Clark (1830 - 1839)**
  Catharine Mariah Lane Myers (1832 - 1882)**
  Davis Clark (1832 - 1905)**
  Nancy Phipps Lane Blackburn (1833 - 1902)**
  Flora Clark O'Banion (1836 - 1860)**
  Enoch Alpheus Clark (1838 - 1914)**
  Lavina Lane (1843 - 1853)*
  Sara J. Lane Greenwalt (1844 - 1912)*
  Ciscelia Lane Clark (1848 - 1924)
  Cordelia Lane Carter (1848 - 1936)*
  Emma Lane Dunham (1850 - 1942)*
*Calculated relationship
Evergreen Cemetery
Utah County
Utah, USA
Plot: Section A, Lot 153, Pos.3
Created by: L. Finley
Record added: Nov 11, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 31290410
Ciscelia <i>Lane</i> Clark
Added by: L. Finley
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