Clarissa M Olmstead

Brief Life History of Clarissa M

When Clarissa M Olmstead was born from 1835 to 1837, in Vermont, United States, her father, LeGrand Olmsted 4482, was 40 and her mother, Polly E Soule, was 36. She married David Wooliscraft about 1850, in Franklin, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Iowa, United States in 1870 and Spencer, Clay, Iowa, United States in 1880.

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David Woolescroft
Clarissa M Olmstead
Marriage: 1 October 1862
Legrande Deforest Wooliscroft

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  • Clarissa M Olmstead in household of Polly E Olmstead, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Clara M. Olmstead, "Iowa, Marriages, 1809-1992"
  • Clara M. Almsted in entry for Le Grand Wooliscroft and Nora Goble, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"

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1836 · Remember the Alamo

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.


Historical Boundaries: 1858: Clay, Iowa, United States

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Olmstead Green in Cambridgeshire.

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

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