Mark Twain's Life

Daniel Aondofar

Birth

  • Mark Twain was born on November 30th 1835 in florida Missouri
  • His dads name was John Clemons
  • His mothers name was Jane Clemons
  • John Clemons (Mark Twain's father} died when he was 11

Early Life

  • Mark Twain grew up in Hannibal Missouri
  • His father died when he was 11
  • After the death he needed to help the family so he worked as a store clerk and a delivery boy

Career

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  • He worked with a typesetter and contributed articles to the newspaper of his older brother Orion Clemons
  • later he became a riverboat pilot on the Missouri River before heading west to join his brother.
  • In 1865 his humorous The Celebrated Jumping frog of Calaveras Country based on a story he heard at Angles hotel in Angles Camp California
  • he spent some time as a miner there.
  • The story brought attention and was even translated into classic Greek it brought praise from critics and peers and he was a friend of presidents, artists, industrialists,and European royalty.
  • later he wrote books some of them are Huckleberry Finn and The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

Family

  • Mark twain got married to Olivia. He had three daughters Susy Jean Clara and one son Langdon.
  • In 1896 his daughter Susy Clemons died of meningitis which is generally caused by infection of viruses, bacteria, parasites and certain organisms.
  • Olivia's death in 1904 and Jeans death in 1909

Education

  • After Sam's father died he stopped going to school.
  • He learned how to use a typesetter

Hobbies/Intresets

  • One of mark Twain's hobbies was collecting scrapt books
  • Mark like to read
  • write
  • crrosswords
  • drinking
  • fishing