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