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 John Huff

John Huff

Birth
Meigs County, Tennessee, USA
Death 11 Sep 1857 (aged 13–14)
Burial Mountain Meadows, Washington County, Utah, USA
Memorial ID 31199377 · View Source
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*VICTIM OF THE 1857 MOUNTAIN MEADOWS MASSACRE*

John Huff was born abt. 1843 in Meigs County Tennessee. He was the oldest son of Peter Huff and Saleta Ann Brown. He was named after his paternal grandfather, John Huff. John, his widowed mother, and four of his five siblings died in the 1857 Mountain Meadows Massacre in Utah Territory. He was 14 years old when he died.

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IN MEMORIAM
IN THE VALLEY BELOW BETWEEN SEPTEMBER 7 AND 11, 1857, A COMPANY OF MORE THAN 120 ARKANSAS EMIGRANTS LED BY CAPT. JOHN T. BAKER AND CAPT. ALEXANDER FANCHER WAS ATTACKED WHILE EN ROUTE TO CALIFORNIA. THIS EVENT IS KNOWN IN HISTORY AS THE MOUNTAIN MEADOWS MASSACRE

*JOHN HUFF'S NAME DOES NOT APPEAR ON THE 1990 MONUMENT. He is recorded there under "Saladia Ann Brown Huff", as one of her "two other sons"

* Please note that the names of the victims of the 1857 Mountain Meadows Massacre that appear in the MOUNTAIN MEADOWS GRAVE SITE listing are only of those who we have personally researched and verified as actual victims. In some cases this list will differ from the names that were inscribed on the 1990 Monument on Dan Sill Hill.


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  • Created by: Mountain Meadows Association
  • Added: 7 Nov 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 31199377
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Huff (1843–11 Sep 1857), Find A Grave Memorial no. 31199377, citing Mountain Meadows Massacre Memorial, Mountain Meadows, Washington County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Mountain Meadows Association (contributor 47057798) .