William Huddleston

Maleabout 1702–3 August 1776

Brief Life History of William

When William Huddleston was born about 1702, in Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Henry Huddleston Sr., was 43 and his mother, Elizabeth Cooper, was 30. He married Dorothy Welch on 14 November 1727. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 3 August 1776, in his hometown, at the age of 75.

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William Huddleston
Dorothy Welch
Marriage: 14 November 1727
Sarah Huddleston
Hannah Huddleston
Henry Huddleson
Rebecca Huddleston
William Huddleston
George Huddleston
Joseph Huddleston
Thomas Huddleston
Elizabeth Huddleston
Agnes Huddleston

Sources (12)

  • Legacy NFS Source: William Huddleston - Published information: Family genealogies: birth: 1706; Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States
  • William Huddleston, "New Jersey, Marriages, 1670-1980"
  • Wills, 1682-1916; indexes to wills, 1682-1924

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  • Marriage
    14 November 1727
  • Children (10)

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    Siblings (3)

    World Events (2)


    Age 74

    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.


    Age 74

    The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.

    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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