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Caroline Cleaver


Gender:
Female
Born:
July 30, 1806
Died:
Unknown
Home Town:
Litchfield, CT
Biographical Notes:
Caroline Cleaver was born on July 30, 1800 to Tobias Cleaver and Sylvia Adams Cleaver of Litchfield, Connecticut. She may have attended the Litchfield Female Academy in 1816, but she does not have a citation of attendance.

Education
Years at LFA:
1816


help The Citation of Attendance provides primary source documentation of the student’s attendance at the Litchfield Female Academy and/or the Litchfield Law School. If a citation is absent, the student is thought to have attended but currently lacks primary source confirmation.

Records for the schools were sporadic, especially in the formative years of both institutions. If instructors kept comprehensive records for the Litchfield Female Academy or the Litchfield Law School, they do not survive. Researchers and staff have identified students through letters, diaries, family histories and genealogies, and town histories as well as catalogues of students printed in various years. Art and needlework have provided further identification of Female Academy Students, and Litchfield County Bar records document a number of Law School students. The history of both schools and the identification of the students who attended them owe credit to the early 20th century research and documentation efforts of Emily Noyes Vanderpoel and Samuel Fisher, and the late 20th century research and documentation efforts of Lynne Templeton Brickley and the Litchfield Historical Society staff.
CITATION OF ATTENDANCE:
[We are currently working to update and confirm citations of attendance.]

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