Clarissa Loomis Lyman

27 June 1790–14 February 1854 (Age 63)
Lebanon, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States

The Life Summary of Clarissa Loomis

When Clarissa Loomis Lyman was born on 27 June 1790, in Lebanon, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States, her father, Richard Lyman Sr, was 32 and her mother, Philomelia Loomis, was 30. She married John Smith on 11 September 1815. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She immigrated to Utah, United States in 1847 and lived in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States in 1839. She died on 14 February 1854, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Smith
Clarissa Loomis Lyman
Marriage: 11 September 1815
George Albert Smith
Caroline Clara Smith
John Lyman Smith

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  • Marriage
    11 September 1815
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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.
    1791 · The Bill of Rights
    Age 1
    After the Constitution was made, some objections were raised by Anti-Federalists. So, in response ten amendments were discussed and voted on to become The Bill of Rights. These rights were made to clarify and guarantee certain freedoms of residents of the country.
    Age 18
    Atlantic slave trade abolished.

    Name Meaning

    English: topographic name for someone who lived near a meadow or a patch of arable land (see Layman ).Swedish: habitational name, formed with man ‘man’, for someone from any of several places whose name is beginning with Ly- (e.g. Lyhundra, Lydinge, and Lynäs).Americanized form of German Leimann (see Leiman ).

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

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    Story Highlight


    Written by Charles’ daughter, Zora Smith Jarvis Charles Warren Smith, was the son of George Albert Smith, who was born on the 26th June, 1817 in Potsdam, St. Lawrence County, New York. His …

    Sources (34)

    • Clarissa in entry for Clarissa Smith, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
    • Clarissa Smith in household of John Smith, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Clarissa L in entry for George Albert Smith, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

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