Clarissa A. Driskell

1825–1895 (Age 70)
Washington, Kansas, United States

The Life of Clarissa A.

When Clarissa A. Driskell was born in 1825, her father, David S Driskell, was 20 and her mother, Eliza Cathell, was 14. She married Squire Martin Justis on 4 July 1850, in Milan, Ripley, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Moores Hill, Dearborn, Indiana, United States in 1850 and Indiana, United States in 1870. She died in 1895, in Washington, Kansas, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Joy Creek Cemetery, Hollenberg, Washington, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Squire Martin Justis
Clarissa A. Driskell
Marriage: 4 July 1850
John W. Justis
Franklin Cathel Justis
Eliza Jane Justis
William Edmond Justis
Ella May Justis
Charles Newton Justis
Maggie Justis
Alice Carrie Justis
George Simpson Justis

Spouse and Children

4 July 1850
Milan, Ripley, Indiana, United States


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World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 0

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.
1825 · State Capital Moves to Indianapolis

Age 0

The state capital was moved from Corydon to Indianapolis on January 10, 1825.

Age 21

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

Name Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of Driscoll .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Clarissa Ann Driscoll in household of David S Driscoll, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Clarrissa A Justice in household of Squire M Justice, "United States Census, 1870"
  • ?Lamira N Justis in household of Squire M Justis, "United States Census, 1850"

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