Clarissa Rathbone

Last updated 19 Oct 2021 in Spear–Johnson Family.

Individual

Born: 3 Aug 1822 in , , New York, United States

Supporting evidence for:
name

census-us-1850-ps-ny-erie-collins-290b: 1850 U.S. Census, population schedule, New York, Erie County, Collins, page 290B (stamped on page 290A) or 580 (penned); 1850 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 4 August 2018) > "New York > Erie> Collins" image 16; citing “Seventh Census of the United States, 1850, NARA microfilm publication M432, roll 499 (of 1009), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.”

Additional detail for reference: Line 24, dwelling 114

Comment: Source includes name (Clarissa Rathb[one]).

census-us-1860-ps-ia-cedar-iowa-157: 1860 U.S. Census, population schedule, Iowa, Cedar County, Iowa Township, page 157; 1860 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed 19 February 2007) > "Iowa > Cedar > Iowa" image 21; citing “Eighth Census of the United States, 1860, NARA microfilm publication M653 (1438 rolls), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 803314]

Additional detail for reference: Line 30, dwelling 1066

Comment: Source includes [married] name (Clarissa Smith).

census-us-1880-ps-ia-cedar-354-6: 1880 U.S. Census, population schedule, Iowa, Cedar County, Iowa Township, enumeration district 354, page 6 (form/penned) or 167B (stamp sequence, not visible on page); 1880 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 12 August 2018) > "Iowa > Cedar > Iowa > 354" image 6; citing “Tenth Census of the United States, 1880, NARA microfilm publication T9, roll 331 (of 1454), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.”

Additional detail for reference: Line 35, dwelling 57

Comment: Source includes [married] name (Clarissa Smith).

family-barak-smith-family-bible-register: Family bible registry entries for the family of Barak Smith; photocopy, privately held [Most entries are believed to have been made by Barak and Mary Smith. Entries are separated by inconsistent types of lines, and not all entries have individuals or couples; several are informational.]

Additional detail for reference: Marriages page, right side, entry 4

Comment: Source includes name (<spelling> <spelling>). See research notes for spelling details.

family-gilbert-smith-family-tree: Family tree wall hanging for Gilbert Palmer Smith; created and update from the mid-1800s through 1900; privately held

Comment: Source includes married name (Clarissa R. Smith).

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,
birth

census-us-1850-ps-ny-erie-collins-290b: 1850 U.S. Census, population schedule, New York, Erie County, Collins, page 290B (stamped on page 290A) or 580 (penned); 1850 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 4 August 2018) > "New York > Erie> Collins" image 16; citing “Seventh Census of the United States, 1850, NARA microfilm publication M432, roll 499 (of 1009), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.”

Additional detail for reference: Line 24, dwelling 114

Comment: Source includes age (<conflict>) and location (New York). See research notes for conflict details.

census-us-1860-ps-ia-cedar-iowa-157: 1860 U.S. Census, population schedule, Iowa, Cedar County, Iowa Township, page 157; 1860 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed 19 February 2007) > "Iowa > Cedar > Iowa" image 21; citing “Eighth Census of the United States, 1860, NARA microfilm publication M653 (1438 rolls), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 803314]

Additional detail for reference: Line 30, dwelling 1066

Comment: Source includes age (37) and location (New York). Using the official census date of 1 Jun 1860 gives a birth date range from 2 Jun 1822 to 1 Jun 1823.

census-us-1880-ps-ia-cedar-354-6: 1880 U.S. Census, population schedule, Iowa, Cedar County, Iowa Township, enumeration district 354, page 6 (form/penned) or 167B (stamp sequence, not visible on page); 1880 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 12 August 2018) > "Iowa > Cedar > Iowa > 354" image 6; citing “Tenth Census of the United States, 1880, NARA microfilm publication T9, roll 331 (of 1454), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.”

Additional detail for reference: Line 35, dwelling 57

Comment: Source includes age (57) and location (New York). Using the official census date of 1 June 1880 gives a birth date range from 2 June 1822 to 1 June 1823.

family-gilbert-smith-family-tree: Family tree wall hanging for Gilbert Palmer Smith; created and update from the mid-1800s through 1900; privately held

Comment: Source includes date (8th mo 3rd 1822).

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Family

Spouse/Partner: Gilbert Palmer Smith (1812 – 1900)

Married: 4 Sep 1850

Supporting evidence for:
marriage

family-barak-smith-family-bible-register: Family bible registry entries for the family of Barak Smith; photocopy, privately held [Most entries are believed to have been made by Barak and Mary Smith. Entries are separated by inconsistent types of lines, and not all entries have individuals or couples; several are informational.]

Additional detail for reference: Marriages page, right side, entry 4

Comment: Source notes that Gilbert P. Smith married Clarrisy Rathbone.

family-gilbert-smith-family-tree: Family tree wall hanging for Gilbert Palmer Smith; created and update from the mid-1800s through 1900; privately held

Comment: Source includes date (9th 4th 1850) of marriage of G.P. Smith and Clarissa R. Smith, and Clarissa is explicitly noted as the second wife of G.P. Smith. The month notation is missing in the date, but comparisons with other entries on this record in this same hand suggest 9th [September] should be treated as the month.

census-us-1880-ps-ia-cedar-354-6: 1880 U.S. Census, population schedule, Iowa, Cedar County, Iowa Township, enumeration district 354, page 6 (form/penned) or 167B (stamp sequence, not visible on page); 1880 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 12 August 2018) > "Iowa > Cedar > Iowa > 354" image 6; citing “Tenth Census of the United States, 1880, NARA microfilm publication T9, roll 331 (of 1454), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.”

Additional detail for reference: Line 34,35, dwelling 57

Comment: Source identifies Clarissa Smith as the wife of Gilbert P. Smith.

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Miscellaneous Facts

Events

Moved To Residence: Abt 1853 at , Cedar County, Iowa, United States

Supporting evidence for:
events

book-memorial-record-of-iowa-v1-1896: A Memorial and Biographical Record of Iowa, Volume 1; Marceline, Missouri: Walsworth Publishing Co., 1978; book image (PDF), Google Books (http://books.google.com: accessed 19 Apr 2018); reprint of 1896 edition published Chicago: The Lewis Publishing Company, 1896; provided by the University of Wisconsin at Madison

Additional detail for reference: Page 44 (PDF page 63)

Comment: Source gives a rough year ([about 1853]) and location (Cedar county, Iowa). The year is approximate based on their moving when daughter Mary was six years old.

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Attributes

Residence: 1 Jun 1850 at Collins, Erie County, New York, United States

Residence: 1 Jun 1860 at Iowa Township, Cedar County, Iowa, United States

Residence: 1 Jun 1880 at Iowa Township, Cedar County, Iowa, United States

Supporting evidence for:
attributes

census-us-1850-ps-ny-erie-collins-290b: 1850 U.S. Census, population schedule, New York, Erie County, Collins, page 290B (stamped on page 290A) or 580 (penned); 1850 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 4 August 2018) > "New York > Erie> Collins" image 16; citing “Seventh Census of the United States, 1850, NARA microfilm publication M432, roll 499 (of 1009), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.”

Additional detail for reference: Line 24, dwelling 114

Comment: Source includes census date (1 June 1850) and location (Collins in the County of Erie State of New York).

census-us-1860-ps-ia-cedar-iowa-157: 1860 U.S. Census, population schedule, Iowa, Cedar County, Iowa Township, page 157; 1860 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed 19 February 2007) > "Iowa > Cedar > Iowa" image 21; citing “Eighth Census of the United States, 1860, NARA microfilm publication M653 (1438 rolls), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 803314]

Additional detail for reference: Line 30, dwelling 1066

Comment: Source includes census date (1 Jun 1860) and location (Iowa Township, Cedar County, Iowa).

census-us-1880-ps-ia-cedar-354-6: 1880 U.S. Census, population schedule, Iowa, Cedar County, Iowa Township, enumeration district 354, page 6 (form/penned) or 167B (stamp sequence, not visible on page); 1880 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 12 August 2018) > "Iowa > Cedar > Iowa > 354" image 6; citing “Tenth Census of the United States, 1880, NARA microfilm publication T9, roll 331 (of 1454), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.”

Additional detail for reference: Line 35, dwelling 57

Comment: Source includes census date (1 Jun 1880) and location (Iowa Township, in the County of Cedar, State of Iowa).

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Research Notes (Conflicts/Spelling/Followup)

CONFLICTS

Birth Date: This database uses 3 August 1822. Using her age (28) on the official 1850 census date of 1 June 1850 gives a birth date range from 2 June 1821 to 1 June 1822. [census-us-1850-ps-ny-erie-collins-290b]

CONFLICTS

Given Name: This database uses Clarissa. The register in the Barak Smith Family Bible appears to be something like Clanisy. [family-barak-smith-family-bible-register]

Surname: This database uses Rathbone. The register in the Barak Smith Family Bible uses the spelling Rathbon. (The lack may be due to invisibility in a name that overwrote the decorative border. [family-barak-smith-family-bible-register]

FOLLOWUP

From a family register (a commercially-sold certificate framed for hanging) for Gilbert P. Smith's family, Clarissa is marked with a death date that may be 1884. However, the ink used to record the information bled and the information is barely readable. [family-gilbert-smith-family-tree]

Clarissa, was living in the home of Gilbert Smith on 1 June (the official 1850 U.S. Census date. However, she is not listed in the customary position for a wife, and they are not noted as being maried until probably September on a family register. Were they engaged at this point? Was she originally a border but a relationship developed from that? Did they consider themselves to be married in essence, if not in fact? [census-us-1850-ps-ny-erie-collins-290b, family-gilbert-smith-family-tree]

Supporting evidence for:
research notes

census-us-1850-ps-ny-erie-collins-290b: 1850 U.S. Census, population schedule, New York, Erie County, Collins, page 290B (stamped on page 290A) or 580 (penned); 1850 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 4 August 2018) > "New York > Erie> Collins" image 16; citing “Seventh Census of the United States, 1850, NARA microfilm publication M432, roll 499 (of 1009), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.”

Additional detail for reference: Line 24, dwelling 114

family-barak-smith-family-bible-register: Family bible registry entries for the family of Barak Smith; photocopy, privately held [Most entries are believed to have been made by Barak and Mary Smith. Entries are separated by inconsistent types of lines, and not all entries have individuals or couples; several are informational.]

Additional detail for reference: Marriages page, right side, entry 4

family-gilbert-smith-family-tree: Family tree wall hanging for Gilbert Palmer Smith; created and update from the mid-1800s through 1900; privately held

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