Clarissa M. Belnap

13 October 1844–5 June 1880 (Age 35)
Ashtabula, Ashtabula, Ohio, United States

The Life of Clarissa M.

When Clarissa M. Belnap was born on 13 October 1844, in Ashtabula, Ashtabula, Ohio, United States, her father, Charles Avery Belnap, was 23 and her mother, Elizabeth North, was 22. She lived in Williamsfield, Ashtabula, Ohio, United States for about 20 years and Ashtabula, Ohio, United States in 1880. She died on 5 June 1880, at the age of 35.

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Charles Avery Belnap
Elizabeth North
Minerva A. Belnap
Clarissa M. Belnap
Mary Livina Belnap
Ralph Plumb Belnap
Dora Isabell Belnap
Gertrude Belnap

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World Events (6)


Age 2

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 16

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

Age 19

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

Name Meaning

Variant of English Belknap .

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

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  • Clarissa Belknap in household of Charles Belknap, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Clarissa Belnap in household of Ralph Belnap, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Clarissa M Belknap in household of Charles A Belknap, "United States Census, 1850"

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