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William Wallace 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.

The family's travel to Utah in 1850 is mentioned in his obituaries.

Companies

Edward Hunter Company (1850)Approximate age at departure: 18

Sources

  • "Mrs. Olson's Father Dead," News Advocate, 27 Aug. 1915, 3.

  • Source Location
  • Utah Digital Newspapers
  • "Pioneers Called by Reaper Death," Eastern Utah Advocate, 27 Aug. 1915, 3.

  • Source Location
  • Utah Digital Newspapers
  • "William W. Cluff, Pioneer Resident, Called by Death," The Herald-Republican, 22 Aug. 1915, 5.
  • Source Location
  • Utah Digital Newspapers
  • Family Tree

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  • Internet Web Site
  • Hunter, Edward and Robert Campbell, to Brigham Young, 17 July 1850, in Brigham Young, Office Files 1832-1878, reel 31, box 22, fd. 1.

  • Trail Excerpt
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Lund, Anthon H., et al. Scandinavian Jubilee Album, 1850-1900, Salt Lake City, Utah, 1900,
  • Source Location
  • Church History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Utah Death Certificate.

  • Source Location
  • Utah State Archives and Records Service