Clarissa Bice

1852–
Burtchville Township, St. Clair, Michigan, United States

The Life of Clarissa

When Clarissa Bice was born in 1852, in Burtchville Township, St. Clair, Michigan, United States, her father, Wellington Bice, was 36 and her mother, Eliza Jane Waterman, was 18. She married Eugene F. Law on 29 December 1887, in Saginaw, Michigan, United States. She lived in St. Clair, Michigan, United States in 1860 and Grant Township, St. Clair, Michigan, United States for about 10 years.

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Family Time Line

Eugene F. Law
1859–
Clarissa Bice
1852–
Marriage: 29 December 1887

Spouse and Children

    Eugene F. Law

    Male1859–Male

    Female1852–Female

MARRIAGE
29 December 1887
Saginaw, Michigan, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Male1816–1894Male

    Eliza Jane Waterman

    Female1834–Female

siblings

(8)

    Female1852–Female

    Edgar C Bice

    Male1854–Male

    Female1857–1950Female

    Orville Bice

    Male1858–Male

    Oscar L Bice

    Male1860–Male

+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1854 · Creation of the Republican Party

Age 2

A debate continues over the location of the creation of the Republican Party. Some sources claim the party was formed in Ripon, Wisconsin, on February 28, 1854. Others claim the first meeting of the Republican Party took place in Jackson, Michigan, on July 6, 1854, where the Republican Party was officially organized. Over 1,000 people were present and candidates were selected for the party, thus making it the first Republican convention.
1863

Age 11

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1886

Age 34

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

1 Americanized spelling of German Beiss(e), a variant of Beitz 2.2 English: perhaps a variant of Biss . Compare Beese , Bise , Buys , Byce .3 Hungarian: nickname for someone with a limp or a peculiar gait, from bice ‘limp’.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Clarissa Bice in household of Wellington Bice, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Clara Beci in household of Wellington Beci, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Clara Bice in household of Wellington Bice, "United States Census, 1880"

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