Clarissa "Clara" Jane Covell

March 1848–1935 (Age 86)
Indiana, United States

The Life of Clarissa "Clara" Jane

When Clarissa "Clara" Jane Covell was born in March 1848, in Indiana, United States, her father, Lewis S. Covell, was 27 and her mother, Sarah Webb, was 22. She had at least 3 sons with William Baker. She lived in Perry Township, Noble, Indiana, United States in 1860. She died in 1935, in Garrett, DeKalb, Indiana, United States, at the age of 87.

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Family Time Line

William Baker
Clarissa "Clara" Jane Covell
Iverne L C Baker
Harry W Baker
Arthur Timothy Baker

Spouse and Children



    Iverne L C Baker


    Harry W Baker



Parents and Siblings

    Lewis S. Covell


    Sarah Webb




    Anderson Seymour Covell



    Hiram Arthur Covell


    Dora B Corell


World Events (8)

1851 · Constitution of 1851

Age 3

Due to the state’s financial crisis during the previous decade and growing criticism toward state government. Voters approve the Constitution of 1851 which forbade the state government from going into debt.

Age 15

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 24

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

Name Meaning

English: from Old English cufle ‘cloak’, hence a nickname for an habitual wearer of a cloak or perhaps a metonymic occupational name for a cloak maker.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Clara Baker in household of Will Baker, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Clarisa Covell in household of Lewis Covell, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Clara J Baker in household of Lewis Covell, "United States Census, 1900"

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