Clara Rebecca Kelso

FemaleNovember 1836–4 June 1907

Brief Life History of Clara Rebecca

When Clara Rebecca Kelso was born in November 1836, in Alexandria, Rapides, Louisiana, United States, her father, George Young Kelso Esq, was 41 and her mother, Rebecca Carr, was 18. She had at least 6 sons and 4 daughters with Daniel N. Graham. She lived in Rapides, Louisiana, United States for about 50 years and Ward One, Rapides, Louisiana, United States in 1900. She died on 4 June 1907, in Missoula, Montana, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Quartz Cemetery, Quartz, Mineral, Montana, United States.

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Daniel N. Graham
Clara Rebecca Kelso
Daniel Graham
Samuel Cornelius Graham
Clara Eugenia Graham
Sarah Graham
Stephanie Fanny Graham
Kelso Graham
William Belmont Belle Graham
Connor Edward Graham
Ada Graham
Frank Graham

Sources (14)

  • Clara Carr in household of Joseph Lourcy, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Clara Rebecca Graham, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Clara Kelso in entry for Samuel Cornelius Graham and Helen Mills, "Louisiana Parish Marriages, 1837-1957"

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World Events (7)


Age 10

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


Age 27

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.


Age 29

Historical Boundaries - 1865: Missoula, Montana Territory, United States; 1889: Missoula, Montana, United States

Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from Kelso on the river Tweed in Roxburghshire, so named from Old English calc ‘chalk’ + hōh ‘heel, spur of land’.

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

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