Clarrissa Stewart

22 September 1820–24 October 1822 (Age 2)
Rockland, Sullivan, New York, United States

The Life of Clarrissa

When Clarrissa Stewart was born on 22 September 1820, in Rockland, Sullivan, New York, United States, her father, Peter Stewart, was 24 and her mother, Abigail Darbee, was 22. She died on 24 October 1822, in Roscoe, Rockland, Sullivan, New York, United States, at the age of 2, and was buried in Roscoe, Rockland, Sullivan, New York, United States.

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Peter Stewart
Abigail Darbee
Clarrissa Stewart

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World Events (1)

1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land

Age 1

A United States law to provide financial relief for the purchasers of Public Lands. It permitted the earlier buyers, that couldn't pay completely for the land, to return the land back to the government. This granted them a credit towards the debt they had on land. Congress, also, extended credit to buyer for eight more years. Still while being in economic panic and the shortage of currency made by citizens, the government hoped that with the time extension, the economy would improve.

Name Meaning

Scottish: originally an occupational name for an administrative official of an estate, from Middle English stiward, Old English stigweard, stīweard, a compound of stig ‘house(hold)’ + weard ‘guardian’. In Old English times this title was used of an officer controlling the domestic affairs of a household, especially of the royal household; after the Conquest it was also used more widely as the native equivalent of Seneschal for the steward of a manor or manager of an estate.

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

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  • Clarissa Stewart, "Find A Grave Index"

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