Clarissa Sophia Burlew

New York, United States

The Life of Clarissa Sophia

When Clarissa Sophia Burlew was born in 1856, in New York, United States, her father, Uriah D. Burlew, was 32 and her mother, Sarah M. Potter, was 24. She married Ira S Horton on 25 March 1875, in Oneida, Madison, New York, United States. She lived in Prattsburgh, Prattsburgh, Steuben, New York, United States for about 10 years and Bath, Bath, Steuben, New York, United States in 1880.

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Ira S Horton
Clarissa Sophia Burlew
Marriage: 25 March 1875

Spouse and Children

25 March 1875
Oneida, Madison, New York, United States

Parents and Siblings


    Sarah M. Potter




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World Events (8)


Age 7

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 7

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 34

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

Probably a variant of Burley 1 or 2.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Clara Horton in household of Ira S Horton, "New York State Census, 1875"
  • Clarissa Burlew in household of Isaac W Emery, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Clara Horton in household of Ira S Horton, "New York State Census, 1875"

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