Clarissa S. Evans

ID # 340, (1853-)
FatherIsrael Evans (1822-1900)
MotherMinerva Jane Moe (1827-1886)
BirthClarissa S. Evans was born in September 1853 at Chatham, Ontario. 
MarriageShe married Alexander Gordon Mess on 25 May 1869 at Kent County; MS248 reel 8, Vol 23, page 99, Kent County

Alexander Gordon mess, 35, born Scotland, residing Chatham. Parents George and Sappina Robertson Mess.
Clara Evans, 17, born and residing Chatham. Parents Israel and Minerva Jane Evans.
Witness E. J. Roche.
On May 25, 1869. 
NoteClarissa is shown as Clara in the 1881 census and said to be 28.
The Mess family is found at Chatham in the 1881 census. By the time of the 1900 census taken at Detroit, Clara, as she is called, is in Detroit with son Gordon. She is a widow. Neither Clara nor Gordon have been found in later censuses. 

Child of Clarissa S. Evans and Alexander Gordon Mess

Last Edited27 Jul 2016