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 Unknown Son Huff

Unknown Son Huff

Birth
Dallas County, Missouri, USA
Death 11 Sep 1857 (aged 5–6)
Washington County, Utah, USA
Burial Mountain Meadows, Washington County, Utah, USA
Memorial ID 31205456 · View Source
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*VICTIM OF THE 1857 MOUNTAIN MEADOWS MASSACRE*

The youngest son of Peter Huff and Saleta Ann Brown was born abt. 1851, probably in Dallas County, Missouri. According to his sister, Nancy Saphronia Huff's account, she said she "had a sister (Mary E.) that was nearly grown, and four brothers that they killed." This unknown son would be the fourth brother she mentions, her other three brothers (John, William C., and James K.) are known. Although this fourth son has been called Elisha, and his name appears on the 1990 Monumnent as same, there is no evidence to support this son's name as Elisha. All that is known is that he would have been around 6 years old at the time 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

(Incorrectly Recorded as Elisha Huff on Monument)

* 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 31205456
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Unknown Son Huff (1851–11 Sep 1857), Find A Grave Memorial no. 31205456, citing Mountain Meadows Massacre Memorial, Mountain Meadows, Washington County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Mountain Meadows Association (contributor 47057798) .