William Wallace Cluff

Male8 March 1832–21 August 1915

Brief Life History of William Wallace

When William Wallace Cluff was born on 8 March 1832, in Willoughby, Lake, Ohio, United States, his father, David Cluff or Clough Sr, was 36 and his mother, Elizabeth Hall, was 26. He married Ann Whipple on 24 October 1863, in Pine Valley, Washington, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Utah, Utah, United States in 1850 and Coalville, Summit, Utah, United States in 1880. He died on 21 August 1915, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 83, 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

Sources (72)

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

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 October 1863Pine Valley, Washington, Utah, United States
  • Children (9)

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    Siblings (12)

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    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo

    Age 4

    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    1839 · Nauvoo is Settled

    Age 7

    After the Saints had been chased out of Missouri they moved to a swampy area located next to the Mississippi River. Here they settled and named the place Nauvoo which translates into the city beautiful.

    1859 · Copenhagen Waterworks

    Age 27

    The Copenhagen Waterworks was the first waterworks in Denmark and served the community until 1951. It was one of the first buildings to be built outside Copenhagen's old city walls.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Clough .

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

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    The Problem of Attendance in the 22nd Quorum of Seventies

    On July 7, 1855, members of the 22nd Quorum of Seventies met at the home of one of their members. Jonathan Pugmire Jr., a leader in the quorum, had a home on the corner of West Temple and Emigration s …

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