Ann Whipple

15 March 1842–31 December 1927 (Age 85)
Bradford, McKean, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Ann

When Ann Whipple was born on 15 March 1842, in Bradford, McKean, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Eli Whipple, was 21 and her mother, Patience Foster, was 26. She married William Wallace Cluff on 24 October 1863, in Pine Valley, Washington, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Coalville, Summit, Utah, United States in 1880. She died on 31 December 1927, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Wallace Cluff
Ann Whipple
Marriage: 24 October 1863
William Wallace Cluff Jr.
Anna May Cluff
Erastus Eli Cluff
Edwin B Cluff
Albion Whipple Cluff
Abraham Cluff
Lillian Claire Cluff
Flora Marian Cluff
Joseph Fielding Cluff

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  • Marriage
    24 October 1863Pine Valley, Washington, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 4
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 6
    Find A Grave website photo indicates establishment of the cemetery in 1848. Located at the NE corner of 4th Avenue and N Street. Salt Lake City Cemetery is in The Avenues neighborhood of Salt Lake City, Utah. Approximately 120,000 persons are buried in the cemetery. Many religious leaders and politicians, particularly many leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) lie in the cemetery. It encompasses over 250 acres and contains 9 1?2 miles of roads. It is the largest city-operated cemetery in the United States. The first burial occurred on September 27, 1847, when George Wallace buried his child, Mary Wallace. The burial was two months after the Mormon pioneers had settled the Salt Lake Valley. In 1849, George Wallace, Daniel Wells, and Joseph Heywood surveyed 20 acres at the same site for the area's burial grounds. In 1851, Salt Lake City was incorporated and the 20 acres officially became the Salt Lake City Cemetery with George Wallace as its first sexton.
    Age 23
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    Name Meaning

    English: perhaps a nickname from an unrecorded diminutive of Middle English w(h)ippe ‘scourge, whip’, possibly contained in Middle English whippel-tre, a type of dogwood or cornus. For possible applications as a nickname see Whipp . Alternatively, perhaps from an unrecorded diminutive of the Middle English personal name Wippe (see Whipp ).History: Matthew Whipple came from England to Ipswich, MA, c. 1638. His descendent William Whipple (1730–85) born in Kittery, ME, was a signer of the Declaration of Independence. A John Whipple was one of the first settlers in Providence, RI.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    History of William Wallace Cluff

    William Wallace Cluff was born on March 8, 1832 in Willoughby, Ohio the fifth child of David Cluff and Betsy Hall. Soon after his birth the family moved to Kirtland, Ohio where William remembered h …

    Sources (36)

    • Anna Whipple in entry for Flora Marian Culff Eldredge, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Ana Cluff in household of W W Cluff, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Ann Whipple Cluff, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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