Benjamin Cluff Jr.

Brief Life History of Benjamin

When Benjamin Cluff Jr. was born on 7 February 1858, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, his father, Benjamin Cluff, was 27 and his mother, Mary Ellen Foster, was 20. He married Mary Jane John on 16 August 1883, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Utah, United States in 1892 and Utah, Utah, United States in 1900. He died on 16 June 1948, in West Carson, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Inglewood, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Benjamin Cluff Jr.
Mary Jane John
Marriage: 16 August 1883
R Cluff
Mary Fern Cluff
Ethel Ann Cluff
Benjamin Cluff
Harriet Lyle Cluff
David Theon Cluff
Goldwin Wride Cluff Sr
Wilford Orus Cluff
Aaron Cluff
Danson Cluff

Sources (78)

  • Benjimine Cluff, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Benjamin Cluff, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
  • Utah, Select County Marriages, 1887-1937

World Events (8)

1859 · Logan is Founded

"\""During the end of April, David Reese and his company settled the land north of the Logan River. That area was the second permanent settlement in Cache Valley and the future location of Logan. The city's boundary was drawn by Logan's first bishop, Jesse W. Fox, a government engineer. The name \""\""Logan\""\"" comes from a trapper that used to frequent the area before the pioneers came to the valley.\"""


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Clough .

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

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The Cluffs Dance the Buckles Off Their Shoes

On Wednesday, June 20, 1894, the descendants of David and Betsy Cluff sat down to share a meal together. It was the 99th birthday of their father, grandfather, great-grandfather and great-great grandf …

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