Patrick T. Clifford, BiographyPorter County biographical sketches . . . .

Transcribed biography of Patrick T. Clifford

PATRICK T. CLIFFORD was born in Kerry County, Ireland, March 17, 1823; he is one of the ten children of Timothy and Margaret (O'Reilly) Clifford, five of whom are living, and three in Porter County. Mr. Clifford came to this country in 1848, landing in Quebec. In 1854, he came to Porter County, which has since been his residence. Shortly after coming to America, he commenced the business of a railroad contractor, which he has since continued. His residence is two and one-half miles northwest of Valparaiso, on his farm of 300 acres. He is a public spirited and enterprising citizen. Mr. Clifford was married in August 9, 1843 to Mary Bennett, in the county of Cork, Ireland, from which union a family of seven have descended - Timothy, Thomas, Margaret, John, Michael, Mary and Patrick, of whom the last four are surviving.

Source: Goodspeed, Weston A., and Charles Blanchard. 1882. Counties of Porter and Lake, Indiana: Historical and Biographical, Illustrated. Chicago, Illinois: F. A. Battey & Company. 771 p.
Page(s) in Source: 280-281

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