Indiana McCaslins

Clara Donnell1856

Clara Donnell
Birth about 1856 23
Death of a maternal grandmotherSarah Verbryke
August 2, 1856
Source: S1018
Source: Find a Grave
Birth of a brotherCortez Donnell
about 1858 (Age 2 years)
Death of a fatherOrien (Orion) Donnell
before 1870 (Age 14 years)

Note: Rebecca is recorded as a widow in the 1870 US Federal Census for Washington, Decatur, Indiana.
Census 1880 (Age 24 years)
Birth1880 US Federal Census
Census1880 US Federal Census
Shared note
In the 1880 US Federal Census for Washington, Decatur, Indiana, 47-year-old Ohio-bon widow Rebecca [Ditmars] Donnell is head of a household that contains her two Indiana-born children, 24-year-old Clara, 22-year-old Cortez, and 40-year-old Kentucky-born John and Julia Bell. John is a farm hand and Julia a servant. Rebecca, Clara and Cortez can read and write. John and Julia are illiterate. Rebecca's parents were born in New Jersey, Clara and Cortez's father was born in Indiana and their mother in Ohio. John and Julia's parents were born in Kentucky.