Adna Winslow Clift1

M, #142, b. 17 April 1754, d. 7 June 1825
Father*Nathaniel Clift2 b. c 11 Sep 1726, d. c 1762
Mother*Lusanna Winslow2 b. 2 Apr 1730, d. b 1770
Relationship5th great-grandfather of Robert Michael Damon
ReferenceKEEN0006

Names and TItles

Variation: Lt. Anthony Winslow Clift.2
     Adna Winslow Clift was born on 17 April 1754 in Marshfield, Plymouth County, Massachusetts.3 He was the son of Nathaniel Clift and Lusanna Winslow.2 Adna Winslow Clift was born on 17 May 1755.4,2 He married Bethiah Orr, daughter of Hugh Orr and Mary Bass, on 13 January 1777 in East Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts.5,2 Adna Winslow Clift died Drowned on 7 June 1825 at the Y of the Satucket and Matfiled Rivers, East Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, at age 71.6,7 He was buried at Grs 150 & 151, Old Cemetery.1
     Adna Winslow's father Nathaniel Clift died circa 1762 in Marshfield, Plymouth County, Massachusetts.8,2 Rev War Soldier. Mass Soldiers & Sailors Vol 3:640

Adna Winslow Clift was a Revolutionary War Veteran who participated in the rolling of the rocks into and pulling the chain* across the Hudson River at West Point to keep the English fom going up the river. (from his diary)

*A great 60 ton chain, each link weighing 140 pounds. The chain had to be taken out of the river in the winter and put back in during the spring (from the American Heritage, June 1975 pg 8).1 Adna Winslow Clift became the father of Margaret Orr Clift on 27 September 1784.9 Adna Winslow's daughter was married at wedding of Margaret Orr Clift and Deacon Samuel Keen on 18 November 1804 in East Bridgewater, Plymouth County, Massachusetts.1,2 His gravestone reads Sacred to the memory of Mr. Adna Clift who died June 7, 1825, aged 71 years.10

References

     Adna Winslow Clift has ID Tree 15, Individual 1 in Winslow Johnson Damon Family Tree.2
Adna Winslow Clift has ID 6 in Margaret Orr Keen Family Tree.1

Family

Bethiah Orr b. 23 August 1757, d. 19 February 1838
Child
ChartsPedigree of Robert Damon (Big)
Pedigree of Robert Damon (Limited)
Pedigree of Robert Damon (paged)
Indented Pedigree of Robert Damon (Big)
Indented Pedigree of Robert Damon (Limited)
Descendant Chart for John Alden
Descendant Chart for Richard Warren
Descendant Chart for Edward Winslow
Indented Descendant Chart for John Alden
Indented Descendant Chart for Richard Warren
Indented Descendant Chart for Edward Winslow
Last Edited8 Mar 2002

Citations

  1. [S17] Margaret Orr Nutter Alexander, Margaret Orr Keen Family Tree Margaret Orr Keen Family Tree, 14 Dec 2000, (Repository: Richard Smith Damon), (Arlington, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, in).
  2. [S51] Edward Kennan Damon, Winslow Johnson Damon Family Tree. A tree mostly built from previous works handed down in the family. Repository: Richard Smith Damon Arlington, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, in.
  3. [S17] Margaret Orr Keen Family Tree Margaret Orr Keen Family Tree, 14 Dec 2000 (Repository: Richard Smith Damon), MrfdVR 71.
  4. [S17] Margaret Orr Keen Family Tree Margaret Orr Keen Family Tree, 14 Dec 2000 (Repository: Richard Smith Damon), Family Bible (Sam'l Keen's).
  5. [S17] Margaret Orr Keen Family Tree Margaret Orr Keen Family Tree, 14 Dec 2000 (Repository: Richard Smith Damon), NEHGR 45:246 VR.
  6. [S17] Margaret Orr Keen Family Tree Margaret Orr Keen Family Tree, 14 Dec 2000 (Repository: Richard Smith Damon), Gravestone & Ch rec.
  7. [S17] Margaret Orr Keen Family Tree Margaret Orr Keen Family Tree, 14 Dec 2000 (Repository: Richard Smith Damon), Mass Soldiers & Sailors Vol 3:640.
  8. [S17] Margaret Orr Keen Family Tree Margaret Orr Keen Family Tree, 14 Dec 2000 (Repository: Richard Smith Damon), Mitchell's History.
  9. [S17] Margaret Orr Keen Family Tree Margaret Orr Keen Family Tree, 14 Dec 2000 (Repository: Richard Smith Damon), Family Bible.
  10. [S17] Margaret Orr Keen Family Tree Margaret Orr Keen Family Tree, 14 Dec 2000 (Repository: Richard Smith Damon), Gravestone.