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Mark Twain Biography

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1: Samuel L. Clemens, or now know as Mark Twain was born of November 30th 1835 in Florida, Missouri, and later moved to Hannibal, Missouri in 1839. His family moved to a house known as his Boyhood Home in 1846, but had to move out in 1847 because of poverty; later Samuels father died on March 14th 1847 and the Clemens moved back to the Boyhood Home. | Mark Twain at a young age | Mark Twain’s home

2: Samuel Clemens parents wereJohn Marshall Clemens and Jane Lampton Clemens; his siblings were Orion, Pamela, Pleasant, Margaret Benjamin, and Henry. He was married to Olivia Langdon Clemens, and had four children named Langdon, Suzy, Jean, and Clara, and one son- in- law named Ossip Gabrilowitsch who was married to Clara. They had one daughter, who is Mark Twain’s grand daughter, named Nina. | Mark Twain’s family tree | Mark Twain with his family

3: First Samuel Clemens worked as an apprentice for a publisher, and when 16 worked as a printer and later traveled to many different cities as a printer. Later, Clemens was a cub pilot for a Mississippi river steamboat; but then volunteered in the confederate cavalry during the civil war. Later Mark Twain worked for a newspaper in San Francisco, and worked in a mine; after that Twain gave lectures. | Mark Twain when he was a publisher’s apprentice | A Mississippi steamboat

4: Mark Twain loved to make scrap books, and had souvenirs and pictures from every wear he went in his scrap book. Mark Twain hated the tiring process of gluing with hard paste, so he invented strips of glue or self pasting scrapbook, which he patented and was the only invention he made money on. | Another Mark Twain Scrapbook | Mark Twain’s scrapbook

5: Fabulous Philippines. 01 Apr. 2009 ."Mark Twain: Tom Sawyer Days: 1835-1853." PBS. 01 Apr. 2009 . IN.gov: Home. 01 Apr. 2009 .EditDelete Mark Twain Boyhood Home & Museum | The Stories Started Here. 01 Apr. 2009 . 01 Apr. 2009 ."Mark Twain: Tom Sawyer Days: 1835-1853." PBS. 01 Apr. 2009 "Mark Twain: Scrapbook." PBS. 01 Apr. 2009 Mark Twain quotations. 01 Apr. 2009 . "Mark Twain: Tom Sawyer Days: 1835-1853." PBS. 01 Apr. 2009 . The Mark Twain House. 01 Apr. 2009 . Fingerpost Productions. 01 Apr. 2009 . | Bibliography

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