Noted events in her life were:
• Residence: From 1857 Territory of Minnesota Census, Sep 1857, Freeborn, Minnesota. Lists her age as 17.
Carissa married William Leonard Gray, son of David Dunham Gray and Sophia Meade. (William Leonard Gray was born on 26 Jun 1832 in Oswego Town, Oswego, New York and died on 14 Dec 1909 in Lebanon, Laclede, Missouri.)