Caroline Matilda Terrell

Female17 February 1832–25 October 1905

Brief Life History of Caroline Matilda

When Caroline Matilda Terrell was born on 17 February 1832, in Stephens, Ouachita, Arkansas, United States, her father, William Terrell, was 26 and her mother, Jane Graham, was 15. She married David G. Clanton about 1849, in Pickens, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Pickens, Alabama, United States in 1860 and Pleasant Grove, Pickens, Alabama, United States in 1880. She died on 25 October 1905, in Stephens, Ouachita, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 73.

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Family Time Line

David G. Clanton
Caroline Matilda Terrell
Marriage: about 1849
Mary Elizabeth Clanton
Charlotte Rebecca Clanton
Eliza Jane Clanton
Emma Matilda Clanton
John Linzy Clanton
James William Clanton

Sources (4)

  • C M Clanton, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Matilda Terrell Clanton, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Caroline Matilda Terrel -

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1849Pickens, Alabama, United States
  • Children (6)

    +1 More Child

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (11)

    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo

    Age 4

    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.


    Age 14

    Historical Boundaries: 1846: Ouachita, Arkansas, United States


    Age 29

    Arkansas supplied an estimated 50,000 men to the Confederate Army andabout 15,000 to the Union Army.

    Name Meaning

    English (of Norman origin): variant of Tyrrell .

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

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