Elizabeth Ann Hess

11 August 1816–25 November 1894 (Age 78)
Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States

The Life of Elizabeth Ann

When Elizabeth Ann Hess was born on 11 August 1816, in Cincinnati, Hamilton, Ohio, United States, her father, Johan Hess, was 39 and her mother, Anna Marie Price, was 35. She married Charles Ball Clifton on 13 July 1834, in Campbell, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Missouri, United States in 1870 and Morrow Township, Adair, Missouri, United States in 1880. She died on 25 November 1894, in Adair, Missouri, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Novinger, Adair, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Ball Clifton
1814–1862
Elizabeth Ann Hess
1816–1894
Marriage: 13 July 1834
John Hess Clifton
1835–1904
Higgins S. Clifton
1838–1855
Amelia Rosanna Clifton
1842–
Harvey Lewis Clifton
1836–1920
Lydia Mariah Clifton
1841–1842
Charles W. Clifton
1843–1863
Thomas P. Clifton
1846–1862
Angeline Eliza Jane Clifton
1847–1929
Ruth Ann Elizabeth Clifton
1849–1900
William H. Clifton
1851–1860
Alexander B. Clifton
1854–1896
David Janes Clifton
1856–1949

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
13 July 1834
Campbell, Kentucky, United States
children

(12)

    John Hess Clifton

    Male1835–1904Male

    Harvey Lewis Clifton

    Male1836–1920Male

    Higgins S. Clifton

    Male1838–1855Male

    Lydia Mariah Clifton

    Female1841–1842Female

    Amelia Rosanna Clifton

    Female1842–Female

+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1821

Age 5

Missouri is the 24th state
1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated

Age 20

On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.
1838 · Lord Reveals the Name of His Chruch

Age 22

On April 26, 1838, The Lord reveals that the name of His Church should be The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. This revelation was given to the Prophet Joseph Smith, Jr. in Far West, Missouri.

Name Meaning

1 German, Dutch, Danish, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): regional name for someone from the territory of Hesse (German Hessen).2 South German: from a short form of the personal name Matthäus ( see Matthew ).3 German and Dutch: from the Germanic personal name Hesso.

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

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Story Highlight

History from Carolyn Dabney's written history.

Elizabeth was a mid-wife. Started the first script-school in Adair County, which was a school where parents paid tuition, or before the school districts were formed. Charles her husband had a blacks …

Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth A Moor in household of Garland Moor, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Elizabeth Moore in household of Garlen Moore, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Elizabeth Ann Clifton in household of Charles Clifton, "United States Census, 1850"

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