Clarissa Ellen Hart

Female1 March 1866–11 December 1899

Brief Life History of Clarissa Ellen

When Clarissa Ellen Hart was born on 1 March 1866, in Soquel, Santa Cruz, California, United States, her father, Nathan Hart, was 34 and her mother, Jane Newman, was 28. She married George William Himes on 26 June 1886, in Santa Cruz, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in California, United States in 1870. She died on 11 December 1899, in Soquel, Santa Cruz, California, United States, at the age of 33.

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Family Time Line

George William Himes
1861–1900
Clarissa Ellen Hart
1866–1899
Marriage: 26 June 1886
Leland Herbert Fred Himes
1887–1931
Bertha Himes
1890–1891
Frank James Himes
1891–1949
Edward Himes
1893–1957
Bessie Himes
1896–
William Himes
1899–

Sources (11)

  • Clarissa E Hart in household of Nathan Hart, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Ellen Hart, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"
  • Nellie Hart Himes, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 June 1886Santa Cruz, California, United States
  • Children (6)

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    Siblings (14)

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    World Events (8)

    1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

    Age 1

    This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

    1869 · Transcontinental Railroad Reaches San Francisco

    Age 3

    The first transcontinental railroad reached San Francisco in 1869. The Western Pacific Railroad Company built the track from Oakland to Sacramento. The Central Pacific Railroad Company of California built the section from Sacramento to Promontory Summit Utah. The railroad linked isolated California to the rest of the country which had far-reaching effects on the social and economical development of the state.

    1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

    Age 10

    The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

    Name Meaning

    English and North German: nickname from Middle English hert (Old English heorot), Middle Low German hërte, harte ‘hart, stag’, perhaps for a quick-footed or timorous individual.

    German: variant of Hardt 1 and 2. It is also found in France (Alsace and Lorraine).

    Jewish (Ashkenazic): artificial name or nickname from German and Yiddish hart ‘hard’.

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

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