Robert Clift

Robert Clift (1790-1876) was born 29 Sep. 1790 in Sarden, Oxfordshire, England. He was the son of William Clift and Ann. He married Elizabeth Cantle on 26 Nov. 1812 in Clifton, Gloucestershire, England; widowed. He married Margaret Wynne Topen (Topin) on 5 Apr. 1851 in Davenport, Scott Co., Iowa. He was baptized by Wilford Woodruff on 18 May 1840 in Dymock, Gloucestershire, England. He died 13 Dec. 1876 in Davenport, Scott Co., Iowa.

Footnotes

Robert Clift (LHRP-6V9), “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org, accessed 8 Aug. 2021). “Robert Clift," Wilford Woodruff Papers (https://wilfordwoodruffpapers.org/subjects/robert-clift, accessed 8 Aug. 2021). "Petition from Elisha Edwards and Others, 3 Jun. 1843," p. [2], The Joseph Smith Papers (https://www.josephsmithpapers.org, accessed 2 Sep. 2021). "History, 1838–1856, volume F-1, 1 May 1844–8 Aug. 1844]," p. 90, The Joseph Smith Papers (https://www.josephsmithpapers.org, accessed 2 Sep. 2021). "Nauvoo City Council Minute Book, 1841–1845," p. 239, The Joseph Smith Papers (https://www.josephsmithpapers.org, accessed 2 Sep. 2021). “Robert Clift,” The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Family History Department, Early Church Information File, 1830–1900 (Salt Lake City: Genealogical Society of Utah, 1991) card 99, microfilm 1750668, DGS 7100407, image 1339/5001, FHL. “Died,” Saints Herald, vol. 24, no. 4 (15 Feb. 1877), p. 64. Church of England, Parish Church of Westbury on Trym (Gloucestershire), “Parish registers of Westbury-on-Trym, 1559-1972: Baptisms, 1713-1791 Marriages, 1713-1754 Baptisms, 1791-1812 Burials, 1713-1812 Baptisms, 1813-1911 Marriages, 1754-1854” p. 47, Robert Clift and Elizabeth Cantle, 26 Nov. 1812; Bristol Record Office, Bristol, England; microfilm 1596411, DGS 7567337, image 1271/1718, FHL. “Robert Clift,” Saints by Sea: Latter-day Saints Immigration to America (https://saintsbysea.lib.byu.edu/, accessed 8 Aug. 2021). Nauvoo Stake Ward Census, 1842, Robert Clift, image 26/33, LR 3102 27, CHL. Scott County (Iowa) Clerk of the District Court, “Marriage Records, 1830-1956; Index, 1838-1961: Marriage certificates and returns Clay, William M. - Davis, George Norman 1830-1930,” Robert Clift and Margaret Topen, 05 Apr. 1851; County Courthouse, Iowa; microfilm 1819733, item 1, DGS 4322311, image 95-97/3269, FHL. “Robert Clift,” Pine Hill Cemetery, Davenport, Scott County, IA; Find A Grave, 05 Mar. 2010, memorial no. 49144420 (https://findagrave.com, accessed 10 Aug. 2021).

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  • Page 20

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    ^Ann Vernal^ Thomas Gurney Jane Banister Ann Philips Stokes Lane May 3rd James Price Ann Price Elizabeth Williams Emma Shinn Mary Shinn Ann Deveroix May 10th John Cheese Baptized the above keysend street ^20^ Mary Patoe Ann Davis Hannah ...
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    May 1, 1840 May 3, 1840 May 10, 1840 May 13, 1840 May 13, 1840 May 13, 1840 May 15, 1840 May 15, 1840 May 17, 1840 May 18, 1840
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    Part of Journal (January 1, 1841 – December 31, 1842)

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    & now his son has commanded her soon to leave she wishes to gather with the Saints to Zion, the Saints gave me £0.7 shillings we spent the night at Br Pullins. We herd by letter from Elder Glover that Elders Orson Hide & G J Adams had just arived from N Y 13 m March 12, 1841 ~ Friday 12 [FIGURE] I wrote a letter to Elder Snow & one to ...
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    March 12, 1841 March 13, 1841 March 14, 1841 March 15, 1841
  • Page 123

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    Daniel Browett an Elder & John Smith, John Davis, James Morgan, Robert Clift, John Gaily, & William Evens to the office of a priest. After our meeting was closed 3 were Baptized. Baptism was administered by Prist James Morgan, who was baptized, ordained, & commenced Bapti- zing all in one Day, the 3 Baptized were also confirmed which closed the business of the Day Making 19 Baptized & confirmed, & ordained 1 Elder & 6 Priest ...
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    May 19, 1840 May 20, 1840 May 21, 1840 May 22, 1840
  • Page 129

    Part of Journal (January 1, 1840 – December 31, 1840)

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    that Priest Robert Clift have the care of the Church at Dymock James Palmer Priest care of the Church at Kilcott John Hill Priest care of the Church at Twigworth William Simmon Priest care of the Church at Haw Cross William Coleman Priest — — — — — Bran Green Thomas Brooks Priest — — — — — Ryton John Smith Priest — — ...
  • Page 16

    Part of 1840 Record of British Converts

    Excerpt:
    ^Ann Vernal^ Thomas Gurney Jane Banister Ann Philips Stokes Lane May 3rd James Price Ann Price Elizabeth Williams Emma Shinn Mary Shinn Ann Deveroix May 10th John Cheese Baptized the above keysend street ^20^ Mary Patoe Ann Davis Hannah ...
    Dates:
    May 1, 1840 May 3, 1840 May 10, 1840 May 13, 1840 May 13, 1840 May 13, 1840 May 15, 1840 May 15, 1840 May 17, 1840 May 18, 1840