Ione Jeanette Cliff

23 August 1917–19 October 1949 (Age 32)
Vigo, Indiana, United States

The Life of Ione Jeanette

When Ione Jeanette Cliff was born on 23 August 1917, in Vigo, Indiana, United States, her father, William Harry Cliff, was 31 and her mother, Fama Geraldine Gilkison, was 31. She married Edward Wayne Davis on 23 January 1942, in Vigo, Indiana, United States. She died on 19 October 1949, in Terre Haute, Vigo, Indiana, United States, at the age of 32, and was buried in Terre Haute, Vigo, Indiana, United States.

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Edward Wayne Davis
Ione Jeanette Cliff
Marriage: 23 January 1942

Spouse and Children

23 January 1942
Vigo, Indiana, United States

Parents and Siblings

    William Harry Cliff


    Fama Geraldine Gilkison




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World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 1

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 2

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Age 10

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place named with Old English clif ‘slope’, ‘bank’, ‘cliff’, or a topographic name from the same word. The Old English word was used not only in the sense of modern English cliff but also of much gentler slopes and frequently also of a riverbank.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ione Cliff in household of Fama G Cliff, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Jone J Cliff in household of William H Cliff, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Jane Cliff in household of William Harry Cliff, "United States Census, 1920"

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