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Clarissa Whitney (Alger)

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Chagrin Falls, Cuyahoga, Ohio, USA
Death: Died in Parowan, Iron, Utah, USA
Place of Burial: Parowan City Cemetery, Parowan, Iron, Utah, USA
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Samuel Alger, Sr. and Clarissa Alger
Wife of Francis Tufts Whitney
Mother of New Samuel Whitney; Eli Alger Whitney; Job Hall Whitney and Ira Blanchard Whitney
Sister of Samuel Alger; Eli Ward Alger; Fanny Custer; Amy Saphony Alger; John Alger and 3 others

Managed by: Eldon Clark (C)
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About Clarissa Whitney

Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel, 1847–1868

1907 Utah Death Certificate

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Birth: Jun. 2, 1830 Chagrin Falls Cuyahoga County Ohio, USA

Death: Mar. 20, 1907 Parowan Iron County Utah, USA

1907 Utah Death Certificate

Clarissa Alger, daughter of Clarissa Hancock and Samuel Alger, was the youngest of ten children.

The Alger and Hancock families were among the earliest converts to the LDS [Mormon] Church.

Clarissa married Francis Tufts Whitney, 12 May 1850, Salt Lake City, Utah.

They were the parents of five children.


Family links:

Parents:
  • Samuel Alger (1786 - 1874)

Clarissa Hancock Alger (1790 - 1870)

Spouse:
  • Francis Tufts Whitney (1805 - 1883)*
Children:
  • New Samuel Whitney (1850 - 1926)*
  • Eli Alger Whitney (1852 - 1913)*
  • Abi Clarissa Whitney (1854 - 1854)*
  • Job Hall Whitney (1855 - 1922)*
  • Ira Blanchard Whitney (1856 - 1915)*


Burial: Parowan City Cemetery Parowan Iron County Utah, USA Plot: 01-05-01 -------------------- Copied out from her Find- A - Grave dot com memorial page.

http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=11709206

Clarissa Alger, daughter of Clarissa Hancock and Samuel Alger, was the youngest of ten children. The Alger and Hancock families were among the earliest converts to the LDS [Mormon] Church.

1850 Married Salt Lake City, Utah Married Francis Tufts Whitney, 12 May 1850. They were the parents of five children.

1850 Census Iron County, Utah Francis Whitney 46, Clarissa Whitney 21, New Samuel Whitney, 2 months Recorded as married within previous year June 1, 1850

1860 Census Parowan, Iron, Utah Francis Whitney 55 Clarissa Whitney 30 New Sam Whitney 9 Elijah Whitney 7 Job Whitney 5 Ira B Whitney 3 Harriet Whitney 47 Ellen Whitney 13

1870 Census Parowan, Iron, Utah Francis Whitney 65 Clarissa Whitney 40 New Whitney 19 Eli Whitney 17 Job Whitney 15 Ira Whitney 13 --Also living with family Samuel Alger 84, FIL Clarissa Hancock Alger 79, MIL

1880 Census Parowan, Iron, Utah Clarissa Whitney 50, keeping house Ira B Whitney 23, blacksmith

1900 Census Parowan, Iron, Utah Clarissa Whitney 70, widow, 5 children, 4 living


Family links:

Parents:
 Samuel Alger (1786 - 1874)
 Clarissa Hancock Alger (1790 - 1870)

Spouse:
 Francis Tufts Whitney (1805 - 1883)*

Children:
 New Samuel Whitney (1850 - 1926)*
 Eli Alger Whitney (1852 - 1913)*
 Abi Clarissa Whitney (1854 - 1854)*
 Job Hall Whitney (1855 - 1922)*
 Ira Blanchard Whitney (1856 - 1915)*
  • Calculated relationship

Burial: Parowan City Cemetery Parowan Iron County Utah, USA Plot: 01-05-01


Maintained by: RememberThem Originally Created by: Cracraft Proud Record added: Sep 08, 2005 Find A Grave Memorial# 11709206

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Clarissa Whitney's Timeline

1830
June 2, 1830
Chagrin Falls, Cuyahoga, Ohio, USA
1849
May 12, 1849
Age 18
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah Territory, USA
1850
March 1, 1850
Age 19
Parowan, Iron, Utah Territory, USA
1852
November 22, 1852
Age 22
Parowan, Iron County, Utah, United States
1855
April 30, 1855
Age 24
Parowan, Iron County, Utah, United States
1907
March 20, 1907
Age 76
Parowan, Iron, Utah, USA
March 22, 1907
Age 76
Parowan, Iron, Utah, USA
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