Fenton Lafayette Cluff

17 June 1899–25 December 1969 (Age 70)
Central, Graham, Arizona, United States

The Life of Fenton Lafayette

When Fenton Lafayette Cluff was born on 17 June 1899, in Central, Graham, Arizona, United States, his father, Warren Lafayette Cluff, was 28 and his mother, Sarah Elizabeth McBride, was 23. He married Fern Coombs on 23 August 1923. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. He lived in Yavapai, Arizona, United States in 1935 and Supervisorial District 3, Yavapai, Arizona, United States in 1940. He died on 25 December 1969, in Cottonwood, Yavapai, Arizona, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Cottonwood, Yavapai, Arizona, United States.

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Family Time Line

Fenton Lafayette Cluff
Fern Coombs
Marriage: 23 August 1923
Hubert Fenton Cluff
George Warren Cluff
Arthur Lavaughn Cluff
Norman Cluff

Spouse and Children

23 August 1923


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1900 · Giving Puerto Rico an American Welcome

Age 1

A law that established government on the island of Puerto Rico and gave all Puerto Ricans citizenship. This law was replaced by the Jones–Shafroth Act in 1917.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 19

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Clough .

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

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Story Highlight

Fenton Lafayette Cluff

Grandpa Cluff died on Christmas morning in 1969. He had been sick and in the hospital for a long time. I remember sitting in the waiting area with my siblings while my parents went in to visit him. …

Sources (3)

  • Fenton L Cluff, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Fenton Laypette Cluff, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Furchon Cluff in household of Warren Cluff, "United States Census, 1900"

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