Clarissa Woodward

Female7 September 1786–1847

Brief Life History of Clarissa

When Clarissa Woodward was born on 7 September 1786, in Andover, Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States, her father, Henry Woodward, was 41 and her mother, Anne Pease, was 33. She married Moses Clough Jr on 16 October 1806. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 7 daughters. She died in 1847, in Randolph, Orange, Vermont, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Randolph, Orange, Vermont, United States.

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Moses Clough Jr
Clarissa Woodward
Marriage: 16 October 1806
Miriam Brown Clough
Hannah Woodward Clough
James Madison Clough
Elizabeth M Clough
Henry Harrison Clough
Mary G Clough
Anna W. Clough
Levi Jackson Clough
Harriet J Clough
Cordelia E Clough

Sources (27)

  • Clarisse Woodard, "New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900"
  • Clarissa Woodward, "New Hampshire Marriage Records, 1637-1947"
  • Clarissa Woodward en el registro de Cordelia Rogers, "New Hampshire Death Records, 1654-1947"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 October 1806
  • Children (10)

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    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (8)

    1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.

    Age 1

    The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.

    1788 · New Hampshire Helps Ratify the US Constitution

    Age 2

    On June 21, 1788, New Hampshire became the ninth and final state needed to ratify the US Constitution and make it the official law of the land


    Age 17

    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

    Name Meaning

    English: occupational name for a forester employed to look after the trees and game in a forest, Middle English woodward (from Old English wudu ‘wood’ + weard ‘guardian, protector’).

    History: Henry Woodward emigrated from England in 1635 and settled first in Dorchester, MA, and subsequently in Northampton, MA. He had many prominent descendants. Another Henry Woodward, born c. 1646 in the British West Indies, was the first English settler in SC (1664).

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

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