Mary Clift

about 1797–5 September 1870 (Age 73)
Netheravon, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Mary

When Mary Clift was born about 1797, in Netheravon, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Samuel Clift, was 46 and her mother, Elizabeth Whitebread, was 40. She married Azarias Cook on 20 November 1824, in Netheravon, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. She died on 5 September 1870, in Collingbourne Ducis, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 73, and was buried in Collingbourne Ducis, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Azarias Cook
1796–1863
Mary Clift
1797–1870
Marriage: 20 November 1824
Virtue Ellen Cook
1826–1890
Thomas Cook
1827–1890
George Cook
1829–1882
Elizabeth Cook
1830–1887
Azarias Cook
1832–1905
Jane Cook
1833–1885
John Cook
1835–
Charles Cook
1836–
Harriet Cook
1838–1919
Mary Ann Cook
1840–1874

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
20 November 1824
Netheravon, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom
children

(10)

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(4)

    John Clift

    Male1778–Male

    William Clift

    Male1780–Male

    Female1797–1870Female

    Sarah Cliff

    Female1799–Female

World Events (6)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 4

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1815

Age 18

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1823

Age 26

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

English:1. topographic name for someone who lived by a crevice in rock, from Middle English clift ‘cleft’. 2. probably a variant of Cliff .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Cook in household of Azarias Cook, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Mary Cook in household of Azarias Cook, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Mary in entry for Ann Cook, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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