Susanna Clifford

2 June 1834–25 March 1902 (Age 67)
Centerville, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Susanna

When Susanna Clifford was born on 2 June 1834, in Centerville, Washington, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, James Clifford, was 24 and her mother, Elizabeth Spencer, was 19. She married William Householder about 1856, in Elizabeth Township, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Penn Township, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States in 1860 and American Fork Ward 1, Utah, Utah, United States in 1900. She died on 25 March 1902, in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Householder
Susanna Clifford
Marriage: about 1856
Alfred S Householder
Elizabeth Householder
Johnston Householder
Sarah Ann Householder
John Householder
Joseph Hyrum Householder
Rosetta Householder
Mary Householder
Albert Witlart Householder

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1856Elizabeth Township, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 2
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    Age 12
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 29
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English and Irish: habitational name from any of various places called Clifford in Devon, Gloucestershire, and Yorkshire, and in particular Herefordshire. The placename is derived from Old English clif ‘slope’ + ford ‘ford’.Irish: adoption of the name in 1 above as Anglicization of several Irish names, especially Ó Clúmháin ‘descendant of Clúmhán’, which was the surname of an ecclesiastical family in Sligo and can be traced back to the 12th century. The personal name meant ‘little hairy one’, a diminutive of Irish clúmach ‘hairy’, from clúmh ‘feathers, plumage, down; hair or fur’. Clifford was also adopted for Coleman and in Fermanagh for Crifferty, Clifferty, and Cliffordy, which are Anglicized forms of Mac Raibheartaigh (compare Rafferty ).History: A powerful Anglo-Norman family of this name in England and Ireland trace their descent from Walter de Clifford, who took the name from Clifford (Castle) in Herefordshire in the 12th century, after acquiring the Clifford barony by marriage.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Jonathon Householder by Olive Ritchie Cleverly

    A SKETCH OF JONATHON HOUSEHOLDER By his Great-Granddaughter Olive R. [Ritchie] Cleverly [21 Mar 1881 - 28 Mar 1945, KWC8-WJ3] This information I have of the Householder family wa …

    Sources (11)

    • Susana Hauseholder in household of William Hauseholder, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Susan Cowl in entry for Rosetta Householder Dean, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Susanna Householder in household of William Householder, "United States Census, 1860"

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