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
1841–1893
Clarissa "Clara" Jane Covell
1848–1935
Iverne L C Baker
1865–
Harry W Baker
1867–
Arthur Timothy Baker
1871–

Spouse and Children

children

(3)

    Iverne L C Baker

    Male1865–Male

    Harry W Baker

    Male1867–Male

    Male1871–Male

Parents and Siblings

    Lewis S. Covell

    Male1820–1903Male

    Sarah Webb

    Female1825–1914Female

siblings

(4)

    Anderson Seymour Covell

    Male1843–1926Male

    Female1848–1935Female

    Hiram Arthur Covell

    Male1853–1930Male

    Dora B Corell

    Female1868–Female

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.
1863

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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