Octavia V Huddleston

Brief Life History of Octavia V

When Octavia V Huddleston was born in February 1846, in Fayette, West Virginia, United States, her father, George Paddy Huddleston, was 39 and her mother, Nancy Celia Harvey, was 26. She married Thomas Junius Barger on 3 June 1869, in Fayette, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Fayetteville District, Fayette, West Virginia, United States in 1900 and Fayetteville, Fayette, West Virginia, United States in 1910. She died before 9 November 1928, in Fayette, West Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Junius Barger
1841–
Octavia V Huddleston
1846–1928
Marriage: 3 June 1869
Blanche Barger
1870–1934
Edwin Shirley Barger
1872–
Nellie Gannette Barger
1875–1968

Sources (32)

  • Octava Barger, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Octavia Hudleston, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"
  • Death date

World Events (8)

1847 · Hollywood Cemetery Established

Hollywood Cemetery was established in 1847 in Richmond Virginia. This is where Presidents James Monroe and John Tyler are buried. During the Civil War it became the largest military interments and a large section dedicated to military burials. Jefferson Davis a well known Confederate is also buried here. Many other notable people are also buried here.

1863

"West Virginia was given statehood status with the ""agreement"" the citizens would phase out slavery. On January 1, 1863, President Abraham Lincoln approved the Statehood Bill for West Virginia. West Virginia was proclaimed a state on April 20, 1863, with the bill becoming effective 60 days later, June 20, 1863. When West Virginia first entered statehood in 1863, there were only 46 counties. That same year, four other counties voted themselves into West Virginia. Today, there are 55 counties in the Mountain State. The oldest county in the state is Hamsphire County formed in 1754 as part of Virginia. The youngest county is Mingo formed in 1895. The smallest county is Hancock located in the northern panhandle of the state with Randolph being the largest. When the Legislature convened for its first session, there were only 47 members of the House of Delegates and 18 members of the State Senate. Through the years, the number has increased to 100 members of the House of Delegates and 34 members of the State Senate."

1868 · Impeach the President!

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Huddleston (Yorkshire), from an Old English personal name Hūdel (genitive Hūdeles; see Huddle ) + Old English tūn ‘farmstead, estate’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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