Clarissa Crow

Brief Life History of Clarissa

When Clarissa Crow was born on 27 September 1886, in Bellaire, Pultney Township, Belmont, Ohio, United States, her father, Elijah Birdsong Crow, was 41 and her mother, Mary Schramm, was 36.

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Elijah Birdsong Crow
Mary Schramm
Mary V Crow
Hillman Crow
Anne Crow
Emma Crow
Julia Ann Crow
Amanda Crow
Dora May Crow
Josie Crow
Clarissa Crow

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  • Clarissa Crow, "Ohio, Births and Christenings, 1821-1962"

World Events (3)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

1890 · Woman's Suffrage

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.


President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed a law recognizing that Ohio was admitted into the Union, since it had previously slipped through the cracks. The official date of admittance was agreed upon as March 1, 1803, ratified as of May 19, 1953.

Name Meaning

Irish, Manx, and English: variant of Crowe .

Native American: translation into English (and shortening) of a personal name based on a word, such as Lakota or Dakota Sioux kaŋgi, meaning ‘crow’. The cultural significance of the crow to Native Americans is reflected in their traditional personal names, some of which were adopted as surnames (translated into English), e.g. Big Crow (see Bigcrow ) and Two Crow (see Twocrow ). See also Bird 4.

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

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