Clarissa Jane Freeman


Personal and Family Information

Clarissa was born in Jan 1875 in Missouri , the daughter of unknown parents.

She died on 5 Feb 1936 in Dallas County, Texas.

Her husband was Charles M Gravenmier, who she married on 22 MAR 1896 in Jackson County, Arkansas. They had no known children.


BirthJAN 1875
Place: Missouri
Death5 FEB 1936
Place: Dallas County, Texas
Address: per ancestry trees - no other source for death
Census7 JUN 1900
Place: Independence County, Arkansas
Address: Christian Twp, house 89 family 89 Gravenmar, Charles M, head wm bornOct 1871, age 28 married 5 yrs, born Indiana, f&m Indiana, farm labor __ Jane c, , wife wf , born Jan 1875 age 25, married 5 yrs mother of 1, 1 living born missouri, f&M Missouri __ Dasie, daughter, wf for Jan 1897 age 3 single, born Ark, f Indiana, m MIssouri and two boarders
Census27 MAY 1910
Place: White County, Arkansas
Address: Harrison Twp, visit 250 family 254 Sampley, Janem head, fw age 33, married 2 for 1 yr, mother of 5, 3 living, born Missouri, f&m Missouri, farm Labor Gravenmier, Daisy daughter fw age 13 single born Ark , f Indiana m Missouri __ Emley, daughter fw age 5 single born Ark , fIndiana, m Missouri __ Sampley, gertrude, daughter fw age 5 months, singe born Ark, f Ark, m Missouri
Other EventJUN 1904
Place: Newport, Jackson County, Arkansas
Type: Generic Event
Address: application rejected for identification as Mississippi Choctaw Indian Gravenmier, Clarissa, J age 27 female 1/16 blood, father John W Freeman dead, mother Mary E Freeman, dead “ Daisy U, dau, age 6 female 1/32 blood father Charles M Gravenmier has note “see testimony of Feby 13, 1903.”
Gravenmier - Application to ID as Choctaw


Note 1

Second Marriage 8 Feb 1908 in White County Arkansas

C.J. Gravnier age 33 of Judsonia and I B Sampley age 36 of Judsonia

Clarissa Jane Freeman's parents were John W. Freeman (1854 – 1882) & Mary Emily Turnbull (1851 - ?)

Charles M Gravenmier & Clarissa Jane Freeman had two daughters:

- Daisy V. Gravenmier (1896 - ?)

- Susan Emily Gravenmier (1905 – 1990)

Emily Gravenmier was my great-grandmother, she was named after her grandmothers Mary Emily Turnbull & Susannah Ellis.  Philip A. Pratt 1/14/2019