Moses Cluff

Brief Life History of Moses

When Moses Cluff was born on 11 February 1828, in Durham, Strafford, New Hampshire, United States, his father, David Clough or Cluff Sr, was 32 and his mother, Elizabeth Hall, was 22. He married Rebecca Cula Langman on 25 December 1856, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He immigrated to Utah, United States in 1850 and lived in Taylor, Apache, Arizona, United States in 1880 and Safford, Graham, Arizona, United States in 1900. He registered for military service in 1865. In 1848, his occupation is listed as cabinet maker, post-nauvoo. He died on 30 January 1903, in Pima, Graham, Arizona, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Pima Cemetery, Pima, Graham, Arizona, United States.

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Moses Cluff
Margaret Jane Johnston
Marriage: 22 April 1857
Joseph Ephraim Cluff
Jane Cecelia Cluff
Hyrum Albert Cluff
John Harvey Cluff
Moses Harvey Cluff
MaryAnn Luella Cluff
Cylinda Vilate Cluff
Maybelle Cluff
Effie Ella Cluff
Lowell Perehelian Cluff

Sources (151)

  • Moses Cluff, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Patriarchal blessing card documenting birth - David Cluff Jr
  • Moses Cluff, "United States Western States Marriage Index"

World Events (8)


Australia is claimed as British territory.

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

1848 · Fire Destroys the Temple

On October 9, 1848, an arsonists fire claimed everything but the outer walls of the Nauvoo Temple since the structure was made out of limestone and wood. It was meant to discourage the Saints that had fled to never come back.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Clough .

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

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David Cluff Jr.-Cluff Family Journal

Biography of David Cluff Jr. David Cluff, Jr. David Cluff junior, was born in Durham, New Hampshire, United States of America, on 29 July 1826. When about four years old he accompanied his paren …

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