William V Clift

April 1873–1 November 1949 (Age 76)
Maryland, United States

The Life of William V

When William V Clift was born in April 1873, in Maryland, United States, his father, Mark A G Clift, was 27 and his mother, Mary Virginia Mark, was 27. He had at least 4 sons and 3 daughters with Vivian Young. He lived in Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, United States in 1880 and District 14 Election District, Baltimore, Maryland, United States for about 20 years. He died on 1 November 1949, in Baltimore, Maryland, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Baltimore, Maryland, United States.

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Family Time Line

William V Clift
Vivian Young
Emerald V. Clift
Mason Anthony Clift Sr.
Mary Virginia Clift
William V Clift
Harry R. Clift
Harold Clift
Nancy S. Clift

Spouse and Children



    Emerald V. Clift




    William V Clift


    Harry R. Clift


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Mark A G Clift


    Mary Virginia Mark




    Thomas H Clift



    Mark A Clift



    George Francis Clift


+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1877 · The Great Railroad Strike of 1877

Age 4

The great railroad strike of 1877 started because of wage cuts by the Baltimore and Ohio (B&O) Railroad. This was the second time that the railraod had made wage cuts.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 23

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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)

  • William V Clift, "United States Census, 1920"
  • William V Clift, "United States Census, 1930"
  • William V Clift, "United States Census, 1940"

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