Clarissa Trow

1799–1803 (Age 3)
Hardwick, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Clarissa

When Clarissa Trow was born on 26 November 1799, in Hardwick, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Orin Trow, was 30 and her mother, Hannah Robinson, was 22. She died on 8 July 1803, at the age of 3.

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Family Time Line

Orin Trow
1769–1822
Hannah Robinson
1777–1817
Clarissa Trow
1799–1803
Gardner Trow
1801–1803
Alma Trow
1803–1875
Elliott Beckwith Trow
1805–1879
Oren Trow
1808–1883
Anna Maria Trow
1809–1889
Israel Clapp Trow
1815–1887
Trow
1817–1817

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World Events (3)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 1

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1803

Age 4

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1803 · The U.S doubles in size

Age 4

The United States purchased all the Louisiana territory (828,000 sq. mi) from France, only paying 15 million dollars (A quarter trillion today) for the land. In the purchase, the US obtained the land that makes up 15 US states and 2 Canadian Provinces. The United States originally wanted to purchase of New Orleans and the lands located on the coast around it, but quickly accepted the bargain that Napoleon Bonaparte offered.

Name Meaning

1 English (chiefly West Midlands): nickname for a trustworthy person, from Middle English trow(e), trew(e) ‘faithful’, ‘steadfast’.2 English: variant of Tree , from Middle English trow, trew.3 English: topographic name for someone who lived near a depression in the ground, from Middle English trow ‘trough’, ‘hollow’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (1)

  • Clarissa Trow, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"

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