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Joseph Cluff

The Cluff family traveled to the Salt Lake Valley with the Edward Hunter Company in 1850.  The family included David and his wife Elizabeth Betsy Hall, and their eleven sons: David Jr., Moses, Benjamin, William Wallace, Joseph, Harvey Harris, Samuel Sampson, Hyrum, Henry, Alfred Aaron, and Orson.

Joseph later participated as one of the rescuers that were sent out in the winter of 1856 to assist the members of the Church stranded in Wyoming.


Edward Hunter Company (1850)Approximate age at departure: 16
Rescue Companies (1856)Approximate age at departure: 22


  • Cluff, Joseph, Autobiographical sketch, in Biographical sketches 1891- , reel 20, box 20, fd. 10, item 1.
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Family Tree

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  • Internet Web Site