Clark Higley was born 26 November 1813 in Edinburg, Saratoga County, New York, United States to Oliver Higley (1779-1846) and Lucretia Higley (1781-1865) and died 24 March 1900 Erda, Tooele County, Utah, United States of unspecified causes. He married Malinda Cheney (1822-1900) 9 September 1837 in Kirtland, Geauga County, Ohio. He married Eliza Ellen Goode (1847-1922) 1 August 1863 in Salt Lake City, Utah. He married Amanda Thompson Baker (1844-1907) 2 December 1865 in Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Utah.
1861 Wagon Train
Greene with his family were participants in the David Cannon 1861 Pioneer Company, a 79 day wagon train traveling from Florence (now Omaha, Nebraska) to Salt Lake City in the early summer. It was the first of 12 such wagon trains of the year. It was a large train of 68 wagons and nearly 300 passengers led by a young 23-year old missionary returning home from England, Elder David H Cannon. Several diary/biographical accounts exist.
Marriage and Family