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Clarissa Amelia Foster Carter
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Birth: Dec. 18, 1812
Madison
New Haven County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Feb. 12, 1840
Pittsfield
Pike County
Illinois, USA

From a FAG contributor & photo volunteer:
I have searched West Cemetery in Pittsfield, Pike county, Illinois many times looking for Clarissa Amelia Foster Carter's final resting place with no luck. It is rare to find a tombstone as old as 1840 in the cemetery. Since she was a Mormon, I wonder if she was buried in Mormontown Cemetery a little east of Pittsfield? There was a large settlement there at the time she died - unfortunately, the cemetery was bulldozed in the past and no markers exist at this time. I wish there was a list of those buried in the cemetery, but unfortunately, I don't think there is.....I just wanted to let you know about the settlement and cemetery in case you wanted to move her memorial to the Mormontown Cemetery. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Orrin Foster (1776 - 1852)
  Rachel Crampton Foster (1777 - 1864)
 
 Spouse:
  Daniel Carter (1803 - 1887)
 
 Children:
  Harriet Amelia Carter Lee (1831 - 1894)*
  Orin Daniel Carter (1834 - 1836)*
  Ruth Clarissa Carter Cornia (1836 - 1920)*
  Jabez Carter (1838 - 1843)*
 
 Siblings:
  Frederic Foster (1793 - 1872)*
  Caroline Foster Redfield (1804 - 1834)*
  Leander Foster (1806 - 1868)*
  Eliza Ann Foster Johnson (1808 - 1890)*
  Sophia Minerva Foster Burgess (1810 - 1898)*
  Clarissa Amelia Foster Carter (1812 - 1840)
  Alfred Foster (1816 - 1817)*
  Alpha Luranda Foster Redfield (1816 - 1890)*
  Susan Matilda Foster Johnson (1823 - 1848)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Unknown exactly where she was buried.
 
Burial:
Mormontown Burial Site
Newburg township
Pike County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Gloria Park
Record added: Dec 22, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 102486390
 


- mickyo
 Added: Apr. 2, 2017

- mickyo
 Added: Jun. 9, 2015
Thank you for adding in a note and being so diligent in searching for her grave. You are so sweet to have spend this time! God Bless you :)
- Shelly Jordan
 Added: Oct. 31, 2014
 
 
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