Clarissa Collister

6 October 1821–7 March 1879 (Age 57)
Russell, St. Lawrence, New York, United States

The Life of Clarissa

When Clarissa Collister was born on 6 October 1821, in Russell, St. Lawrence, New York, United States, her father, Arba Collester, was 35 and her mother, Rachel Stewart, was 38. She married VanRenslaer Loop about 1837, in St. Lawrence, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Hermon, St. Lawrence, New York, United States in 1860. She died on 7 March 1879, at the age of 57, and was buried in Belleville Cemetery, Russell, St. Lawrence, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

VanRenslaer Loop
1813–1896
Clarissa Collister
1821–1879
Marriage: about 1837
Spellman Loop
1838–1918
Leeman Loop
1840–1932
Stillman Loop
1842–1928
Delilah Rachel Loop
1844–1925
Sarah Maria Loop
1846–1933
James Henry Loop
1848–1901
Isabella Loop
1853–1933
Charles Lyman Loop
1854–1940
Almon David Loop
1856–1928

Spouse and Children

    VanRenslaer Loop

    Male1813–1896Male

    Female1821–1879Female

MARRIAGE
about 1837
St. Lawrence, New York, United States
children

(9)

    Spellman Loop

    Male1838–1918Male

    Leeman Loop

    Male1840–1932Male

    Stillman Loop

    Male1842–1928Male

    Delilah Rachel Loop

    Female1844–1925Female

    Sarah Maria Loop

    Female1846–1933Female

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (7)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 4

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 6

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
1846

Age 25

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

Irish, Scottish, and Manx: reduced form of McCollister , a variant form of McAllister .

LOAD TEST -- Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Clarissa Loop in household of Gaw Rensalier Loop, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Clarissa Loop in household of Vansensalaer Loop, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Clarissa McAlister in entry for Leeman O Loop, "Minnesota Deaths, 1887-2001"

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