Clifton Hyrum Harper was born in the covenant on 9 December 1888 in Pleasant Grove, Utah, Utah, United States to Charles Benjamin Harper, age 40, and Harriet Gibbons, age 39. He was the 8th of 9 children, and the 4th of 4 sons, born to the couple, His older siblings were: Charles Benjamin, Jr., born 25 May 1873; Sarah Elizabeth, born 31 May 1877; Jacob Ray, born 31 May 1877; Harriet Rosabell, born 16 February 1879; Abraham Lee, born 17 October 1881; Grace Viola, born 24 January 1884; and Margaret Rose, born 23 April 1886, also in Pleasant Grove. Sadly, Jacob Ray died on 9 August 1877, when he was only 2 months 9 days old and Harriet Rosabell died at the age of 4 on 10 February 1884.
Florence Thora, Clifton Hyrum’s youngest sibling, was born when he was 3 years old on 26 February 1892 in Pleasant Grove.
Clifton Hyrum was baptized and confirmed a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, when he was 8 years old, on 3 July 1897.
When Clifton Hyrum was 23 years old, on 5 June 1912, he completed his initiatory and endowment ordinances and then was married and sealed for time and eternity to Emma Jacobine Hunger in The Church or Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints’ Salt Lake Utah Temple, which is located at 50 North West Temple in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. Emma Jacobine was 22 years old at the time.
On 27 March 1913, when Clifton Hyrum was 24 years old, his daughter, Cora Harriet, was born in Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States.
Clifton Hyrum’s next child, a son, was born when he was 26 years old on 4 October 1915 in Pleasant Grove. They named him Charles Adolph.
Ada, Clifton Hyrum’s third child, was born when he was 29 years old on 7 February 1918 in Pleasant Grove. Sadly, she only lived a little over 1 year and died 23 April 1919.
When Clifton Hyrum was 31 years old, on 21 August 1920, his daughter, Rose, was born in Pleasant Grove.
Clifton Hyrum’s Mother died at the age of 71 on 30 October 1922 in Pleasant Grove. Clifton Hyrum was 33 years old at the time.
On 17 October 1923, when Clifton Hyrum was 34 years old, his son, Gale Lee, was born in Pleasant Grove.
To Be Continued…