The Ancestry of Overmire Tifft Richardson Bradford Reed

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  • ID: I30721
  • _UID: 0263F812BB1E427C9A3555FA302B300FBE38
  • Name: Ethel Anderson "Sunny" Fogg
  • Sex: F 1
  • Birth: ABT 1895
  • Death: AFT 1966
  • Note:


    Ethel Anderson was the illegitimate daughter of Woodbury Blair and Maria Anderson. She was adopted by the Fogg family.

    "He [Montgomery Clift} was born in Omaha, Nebraska, on October 17, 1920, soon after his twin sister Roberta - later named Ethel. Their older brother was Brooks, their father William Brooks Clift, a banker with Southern roots, and their mother Ethel Fogg Clift, known to everyone as Sunny. And it was she who would have the dominant impact on Monty's life. She had been adopted as a baby, the illegitimate child of two members of leading American families and it was only as a teenager that she discovered her father was Woodbury Blair - the son of Montgomery Blair, postmaster general in Lincoln's cabinet. Her mother was Maria Anderson, daughter of Colonel Robert Anderson who led Union forces in the Civil War. Soon after her birth she was handed to family friend Dr Edward Montgomery before being adopted by the Foggs. She would spend much of her life trying to be recognised by the families as their offspring." --The Montgomery Clift Shrine

    1) Jim Baker Database, 15 Dec 2003 &db=wesslingbaker1&id=I07539
    2) Jeff Fuller Database, 28 Apr 2003 &db=jpf&id=I12177
    3) Nicholas Schroeder Database, 29 Aug 2001
    4) Montgomery Clift Biography, Estate of Montgomery Clift c/o CMG Worldwide, Website, 2003
    5) Connie Thistle Database, 11 Aug 2003 &db=:2608138&id=I532561113
    6) Montgomery Clift, his cousinship with Jean Margaret (Kennedy) Mitchelson through the Quick family, from the Genealogy Page of John Blythe Dobson, 6 Jul 2002 html
    7) The Montgomery Clift Shrine, 2005
  • Change Date: 19 OCT 2005

    Father: Woodbury (Postmaster General) Blair b: 1 SEP 1852 in Missouri
    Mother: Maria Latham Anderson b: ABT 1856

    Marriage 1 William Brooks Clift b: ABT 1890
    • Married:
    • Change Date: 24 JUN 2005
    • Note: 20:51
    1. Has No Children MONTGOMERY (ACTOR) CLIFT b: 17 OCT 1920 in Omaha, Douglas Co., NE
    2. Has No Children Roberta (Twin) Clift b: 17 OCT 1920 in Omaha, Douglas Co., NE
    3. Has No Children Brooks Clift

    1. Media: Website
      Title: The Ancestry of Overmire, Tifft, Richardson, Bradford, Reed
      Author: Larry Overmire
      Publication: RootsWeb World Connect Project, 2000-2010
      Date: 26 Jan 2010
      Date: 26 JAN 2010
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