Mary Clift

16 June 1815–30 March 1850 (Age 34)
Clifton St Andrew, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Mary

When Mary Clift was born on 16 June 1815, in Clifton St Andrew, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Robert Clift, was 24 and her mother, Elizabeth Cantle, was 25. She married Theodore Turley on 2 January 1842, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She immigrated to Utah, United States in 1849 and lived in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States in 1839. She died on 30 March 1850, in Utah, United States, at the age of 34, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Theodore Turley
Mary Clift
Marriage: 2 January 1842
Jason Turley
Ephraim Turley
Theodore Turley
Frances Kimberley Turley

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 January 1842Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    Illinois is the 21st state.
    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 4
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 10
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Cliff .

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

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    Story Highlight

    The Missing Clifts: Robert, Eliza and Emma Found!

    The Robert and Elizabeth Clift Family This article by John R. Pyper, appeared in the Theodore Family Newsletter, Volume 17, June 2000 and is reprinted by permission of John R. Pyper. Footnotes are ci …

    Sources (12)

    • Mary Turley, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
    • Mary, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
    • Mary Clift Turley, "Utah Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel Database, 1847-1868"

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