Clarissa Woodward

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

The Life Summary 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.

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Family Time Line

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

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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: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.

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Sources (26)

  • 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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