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Clarisa Ann "Clara" Dowell Russell
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Birth: Aug. 22, 1839
Missouri, USA
Death: Oct. 13, 1888
Missouri, USA

Youngest child of George Dowell and Mary/Polly Tomberlin.

married Daniel E Russell Apr 27 1850 in Muscatine Co. Iowa, where they lived for a number of years before moving to Missouri. Daniel was born June 1832 in Indiana. The family was living in Garden KS in 1885, may have moved to the Calhoun, Henry Co Mo. area by 1888, where she is buried.

Their children included:
-Edward Oct 1858/IA-1924/IL
-Fannie E abt 1862/IA-
-Nellie E abt 1864/IA-
-Walter S. Aug 1870- moved to KY, Sacramento CA, m: Betty, ch: Ray/Roy G., Bessie, Leota/Lesta Paul
-John Daniel Oct 13 1872/IA - moved to TX, St. Louis MO., m: Leota, ch Emmett R/G, Ruth,
-Claire M. abt 1873/MO-
-Bessie Edna b: Aug 8 1880/MO-d: Mar 1970/Fairfax VA, m: Fred Arthur Atterberry, ch inc: Phil Russell Atterberry

After Clara's death, Daniel remarried to Mattie Hawthorne May 1, 1890, Rusk Co TX. She was about 20 yrs his junior. Daniel owned and operated a pottery in Rusk TX.

Thanks to jane.gary@sbcglobal for information to enhance this memorial.

Census Muscatine IA:
1860 RUSSELL Daniel/25, Clara/21, Edward/1; STOLL Nancy/30; LOWRY William/33
1870 RUSSELL Daniel/36, Clara/31, Edward F/11, Fannie/8, Nellie/4; SMITH James/20, Rachel/22

1880 Jackson, Randolph MO: RUSSELL D.E./44/IN-KY-IN/Potter, C.A./41/MO-TN-VA, Fannie E/16, Nellie E/12, Walter S/9, D.J./7, C.M./3/MO.

1885 Garden KS: RUSSELL Daniel/50, Claire/46, Nellie/17, Walter/14, John/12, Claire/7, Bessie/4

1900 Rusk TX RUSSELL Daniel/65, Mattie/45, John D/27
1910 Rusk TX RUSSELL Daniel E/75, Mattie/49

Note: Daniel's 2nd wife,Mattie, was born Apr 1855/Ireland, immigrated to U.S. 1865. Appears to have had prior marriage, indicates she has 1 of 3 children living in 1900 census. 
Family links: 
  Edward F. Russell (1858 - 1924)*
*Calculated relationship
Calhoun Cemetery
Henry County
Missouri, USA
Created by: LaDon Brennan
Record added: Oct 24, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 60561816
Clarisa Ann Clara <i>Dowell</i> Russell
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