Emory Watson Clifford

21 August 1842–10 June 1915 (Age 72)
Fayette, Indiana, United States

The Life of Emory Watson

When Emory Watson Clifford was born on 21 August 1842, in Fayette, Indiana, United States, his father, Isaac Clifford, was 30 and his mother, Mary Sangston, was 20. He married Letitia Angeline Pauline Makepeace on 11 February 1864. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Anderson Township, Madison, Indiana, United States in 1860 and Madison, Alabama, United States in 1880. He died on 10 June 1915, in Anderson, Anderson Township, Madison, Indiana, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Anderson, Anderson Township, Madison, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Emory Watson Clifford
1842–1915
Letitia Angeline Pauline Makepeace
1840–1926
Marriage: 11 February 1864
Frank Leroy Clifford
1866–1939
Elmer Esta Clifford
1867–1951
Hadley Watson Clifford
1869–1957
Vinnie Elizabeth A Clifford
1873–
Alfred I Clifford
1874–
Edward Clifford
1879–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
11 February 1864
children

(6)

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Male1812–1874Male

    Mary Sangston

    Female1822–1866Female

siblings

(9)

    Male1842–1915Male

    Elizabeth Clifford

    Female1845–Female

    Eve Clifford

    Female1847–Female

    William Clifford

    Male1849–Male

    Sarah Clifford

    Female1852–Female

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1846

Age 4

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1849 · Capitol Building Destroyed by Fire

Age 7

The capitol building in Montgomery was destroyed by fire on December 14, 1849, the 30th anniversary of the state.
1863

Age 21

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

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)

  • Emery Clifford in household of Isacc Clifford, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Emery Clifford in household of Isaac Clifford, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Emery Clifford, "United States Census, 1880"

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