Achsah S. Clifford

1817–29 November 1897 (Age 80)
Biddeford, York, Maine, United States

The Life of Achsah S.

When Achsah S. Clifford was born in 1817, in Biddeford, York, Maine, United States, her father, Israel P. Clifford, was 31 and her mother, Rebecca Gilpatrick, was 24. She died on 29 November 1897, in Biddeford, York, Maine, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Saco, York, Maine, United States.

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Israel P. Clifford
Rebecca Gilpatrick
Benjamin Clifford
Mary Ann Clifford
Achsah S. Clifford
Israel P. Clifford
Charles A Clifford
William M. Clifford
Thomas Clifford
Rebecca Clifford
Isaac N Clifford

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World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 2

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. 

Age 3

Maine is the 23rd state.
1838 · The Aroostook War

Age 21

"An international incident referred to as the Aroostook War or ""Pork and Beans War"". The conflict resulted as part of an international boundary dispute between the United States. Although several British soldiers were captured, nobody was killed during the war. In fact, local militia units did not engage in any significant combat. One of the most dramatic events was actually when two Canadian militia were injured by Black Bears."

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places called Clifford, for example in Devon, Gloucestershire, West Yorkshire, and in particular Herefordshire. The place name is derived from Old English clif ‘slope’ + ford ‘ford’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Axel S Clifford in household of Isreal Clifford, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Adeliah Clifford in household of Israel Clifford, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Achsah S Clifford, "Maine, Nathan Hale Cemetery Collection, ca. 1780-1980"

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