Clarissa Tooley

1827–1867 (Age 40)
Paw Paw, Van Buren, Michigan, United States

The Life of Clarissa

When Clarissa Tooley was born on 10 October 1827, in Paw Paw, Van Buren, Michigan, United States, her father, Isaac Tooley, was 31 and her mother, Polly Terrill, was 27. She married Allan Franklin Widrig on 4 July 1854, in New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Royalton, Niagara, New York, United States in 1855. She died on 3 October 1867, at the age of 39.

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Family Time Line

Clarissa Tooley
1827–1867
Allan Franklin Widrig
1832–1907
Marriage: 4 July 1854
Allen W. Widrig
1835–
Franklin C. Widrig
1856–1872
Mary Ellen Widrig
1857–1917
George Isaac Widrig
1861–1937
Viana Clarisa Widrig
1862–1954

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
4 July 1854
New York, United States
children

(5)

  • Allen W. Widrig

    Male1835–Male

  • Franklin C. Widrig

    Male1856–1872Male

  • Mary Ellen Widrig

    Female1857–1917Female

  • George Isaac Widrig

    Male1861–1937Male

  • Female1862–1954Female

Parents & Siblings

  • Isaac Tooley

    Male1796–Male

  • Polly Terrill

    Female1800–Female

siblings

(6)

  • Franklin Tooley

    Male1820–1871Male

  • Thaddeus Tooley

    Male1822–Male

  • Female1827–1867Female

  • Male1827–1910Male

  • Mary Ann Tooley

    Female1829–Female

+1 More Child

World Events (7)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 3

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1837

Age 10

Michigan is the 26th state.
1846

Age 19

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

Name Meaning

1 Irish: variant of Toole .2 English (mainly Norfolk): from a pet form of the Middle English personal name Toll .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Clarissa Widrig in household of Allen F Widrig, "New York State Census, 1855"
  • Clarissa Tooley in entry for George Widrig and Rosa Humrich, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"
  • Clarissa Tooley in entry for George I. Widrig and Harriett Crumback, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"

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