Benjamin Cluff Jr.

7 February 1858–16 June 1948 (Age 90)
Provo, Utah, Utah, United States

The Life Summary 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 Logan, Cache, Utah, United States in 1870 and Ward 3 Provo, Provo, 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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Family Time Line

Benjamin Cluff Jr.
Harriett Cullimore
Marriage: 17 December 1886
Vida Cluff
Cyril B Cluff Sr
Ellen Cluff
George Hawaii Cluff
Waldo Cullimore Cluff
Eldon Reed Cluff
Mincho Cluff
Vernon Foster Cluff
Luz Dolores Cluff
Harvey Carmen Cluff

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 December 1886Logan, Cache, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1859 · Logan is Founded
    Age 1
    "\""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.\"""
    Age 5
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act
    Age 24
    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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    Story Highlight

    Faith of Our Ancestors - Mary Ellen Foster

    Mary Ellen Foster was born December 24, 1837 in Cincinnati, Ohio; she was the daughter of George and Mary Jane McCullough Foster and their second child. Her father lost one eye in a frightful acciden …

    Sources (66)

    • Benjamin Cluff in entry for Unknown, "Utah, County Birth and Death Records,1892-1951"
    • Benjamin Cluff, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Benjamin Cluff in entry for Ben Cluff and Genevieve Goodman, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952," 1939

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