Amanda Caroline Fausett

8 August 1827–11 July 1906 (Age 78)
Duck Creek, Hancock, Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of Amanda Caroline

When Amanda Caroline Fausett was born on 8 August 1827, in Duck Creek, Hancock, Tennessee, United States, her father, John McKee Fausett, was 22 and her mother, Margaret Smith, was 30. She married George Washington Clift Jr. on 9 July 1840, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 9 daughters. She lived in Alpine, Utah, Utah, United States in 1860 and Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, United States in 1900. She died on 11 July 1906, in Midway, Wasatch, Utah, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Midway City Cemetery, Midway, Wasatch, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Washington Clift Jr.
Amanda Caroline Fausett
Marriage: 9 July 1840
Eliza Jerusa Clift
Maltilda Clift
Virture Clift
Lovia Ellen Clift
George Alexander Clift
Amanda Jane Clift
Alzina Clift
John Edward Clift
Mary Maria Clift
Madora Clift
Violet Lettie Clift
Frank Eugene Clift

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 July 1840Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 3
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    1835 · The Hermitage is Built
    Age 8
    The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.
    1862 · Battle of Shiloh
    Age 35
    The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Fawcett .

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

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    Story Highlight

    Except from book: The First Fifty Years of Relief Society; Key Documents in Latter-day Saint Women's History - by Jill Mulvay Derr, Carol Cornwall Madsen, Kate Holbrook

    Amanda Caroline Fausett Clift AUGUST 8, 1827–JULY 11, 1906 Born at Massingales, Maury County, Tennessee; daughter of Margaret Smith and John Fausett. Possibly died at Heber City, Wasatch County, Utah; …

    Sources (35)

    • Ann Clift in household of George Clift, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Amanda Caroline Fawsett, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1934"
    • Amanda Foseh in entry for Amanda Jones Mccarrell, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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