Clarissa Woodward

7 September 1786–1847 (Age 60)
Andover, Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States

The Life 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 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.

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Family Time Line

Moses Clough
1782–1829
Clarissa Woodward
1786–1847
Marriage: 16 October 1806
Miriam Brown Clough
1807–
Hannah W Clough
1809–
James Madison Clough
1811–1896
Elizabeth M Clough
1813–
Henry Harrison Clough
1815–1891
Mary G Clough
1817–1861
Anna W. Clough
1820–
Levi Jackson Clough
1822–1883
Harriet J Clough
1825–
Cordelia E Clough
1829–1898

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
16 October 1806
children

(10)

    Miriam Brown Clough

    Female1807–Female

    Hannah W Clough

    Female1809–Female

    James Madison Clough

    Male1811–1896Male

    Elizabeth M Clough

    Female1813–Female

    Henry Harrison Clough

    Male1815–1891Male

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Male1745–1821Male

    Anne Pease

    Female1752–1841Female

siblings

(7)

    Henry Woodward

    Male1774–1849Male

    Male1776–1839Male

    Theodorah Woodward

    Female1778–1779Female

    Hannah Elizabeth Woodward

    Female1780–1862Female

    Deacon Ziba Woodward

    Male1782–1865Male

+2 More Children

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
1803

Age 17

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

Name Meaning

English:1. occupational name for a forester employed to look after the trees and game in a forest, Middle English woodward (from the Old English elements mentioned at 2). 2. perhaps also from an Old English personal name Wuduweard, composed of the elements wudu ‘wood’ + weard ‘guardian’, ‘protector’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Clara Woodworth, "Vermont, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1732-2005"
  • Clarisse Woodard, "New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900"
  • Clarisa in entry for Mary G Woodard, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-1954"

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