Eliza Jane Cluff

4 June 1848–29 March 1919 (Age 70)
Northampton, Carleton, New Brunswick, Canada

The Life of Eliza Jane

When Eliza Jane Cluff was born on 4 June 1848, in Northampton, Carleton, New Brunswick, Canada, her father, Francis Cluff Jr., was 27 and her mother, Jane Grant, was 24. She married John Sanford Colwell on 8 July 1871, in Woodstock, Carleton, New Brunswick, Canada. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Woodstock, Carleton, New Brunswick, Canada in 1881 and Carleton, New Brunswick, Canada for about 10 years. She died on 29 March 1919, at the age of 70, and was buried in Woodstock, Carleton, New Brunswick, Canada.

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Family Time Line

John Sanford Colwell
Eliza Jane Cluff
Marriage: 8 July 1871
Frank S Colwell
Laura Colwell
Frederick J Colwell
Aurilla B Colwell

Spouse and Children

8 July 1871
Woodstock, Carleton, New Brunswick, Canada


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (3)

1867 · British North America Act

Age 19

The British North America Act or Constitution Act of 1867 caused three British colonies, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Canada to be united as one under the name Canada. Until this point New Brunswick had been the British crown colony.

Age 21

1901 · Hartland Covered Bridge

Age 53

July 4, 1901, the Hartland covered bridge was finished. It spans across the Saint John River, making it the longest covered bridge. Until it was built, the only way across the river was by ferry.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Clough .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Eliza Craig in household of John Craig, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Eliza Jane Cluff, "New Brunswick Census, 1861"
  • Eliza J. Craig in household of John Craig, "Canada Census, 1901"

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