Roger W. Clifford

16 August 1845–4 September 1919 (Age 74)
Brooks, Waldo, Maine, United States

The Life of Roger W.

When Roger W. Clifford was born on 16 August 1845, in Brooks, Waldo, Maine, United States, his father, Nathaniel Greene Clifford, was 20 and his mother, Hannah P Woods, was 20. He married Ida Briggs in November 1883. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Garneill, Fergus, Montana Territory, United States in 1900 and Fergus, Montana, United States in 1910. He died on 4 September 1919, in Montana, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Moore, Fergus, Montana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Roger W. Clifford
1845–1919
Ida Briggs
1861–1922
Marriage: November 1883
Ruby Clifford
1886–1980
Myrtle C. Clifford
1891–1972

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
November 1883
Smith River Valley,,Cascade,Montana
children

(2)

Parents and Siblings

    Nathaniel Greene Clifford

    Male1824–1886Male

    Female1824–1901Female

siblings

(4)

    Hanah Clifford

    Female1835–Female

    Male1845–1919Male

    William Henry Clifford

    Male1848–Male

    Elizabeth "Lizzie" Mary Clifford

    Female1851–1922Female

World Events (8)

1846

Age 1

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1864 · Montana Territory

Age 19

Montana was made a territory by President Abraham Lincoln on May 26 1864. The capital was Virginia City and remained the capital until 1894, when Helena became the capital.
1865

Age 20

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places called Clifford, for example in Devon, Gloucestershire, West Yorkshire, and in particular Herefordshire. The place name is derived from Old English clif ‘slope’ + ford ‘ford’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Rogers W Clifford in household of Ancil Rich, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Roger W Clifford in household of Hannah Clifford, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Rodger Clifford in household of Henry J Woods, "United States Census, 1860"

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