Clarissa Caroline Cowles

Brief Life History of Clarissa Caroline

When Clarissa Caroline Cowles was born in July 1823, in Southington, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, her father, Pitt Cowles, was 53 and her mother, Bede Brooks, was 45. She married Theron Dwight Booth before 1848. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Union Township, Clermont, Ohio, United States in 1850 and Mattoon, Coles, Illinois, United States in 1880. She died on 1 December 1909, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 86.

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Family Time Line

Theron Dwight Booth
1818–1875
Clarissa Caroline Cowles
1823–1909
Marriage: before 1848
Frances Booth
1848–1928
Frederika Booth
1850–1886
Maria Henrietta Booth
1852–1932
Caroline Josephine Booth
1852–
Sallie Camilla Booth
1855–1935
Elizabeth Cornelia Booth
1857–
Dwight Dillazon Booth
1863–1915
William Murry Booth
1866–1919

Sources (20)

  • Caroline Booth, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Clarissa Cowles, "Connecticut, Charles R. Hale Collection, Vital Records, 1640-1955"
  • Caroline Booth in household of T Dwight Booth, "United States Census, 1850"

World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

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.

1826

Historical Boundaries: 1826: Coles, Illinois, United States

1846

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

Name Meaning

English: variant of Coles .

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

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