Asa Huffman

14 May 1814–28 December 1852 (Age 38)
Onslow, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Asa

When Asa Huffman was born on 14 May 1814, in Onslow, North Carolina, United States, his father, Christopher Huffman Jr., was 29 and his mother, Mary "Polly" Pybus, was 37. He married Emeline Ann Levina Pearce on 28 January 1836, in Houston, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 28 December 1852, in Jasper, Texas, United States, at the age of 38.

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Asa Huffman
Emeline Ann Levina Pearce
Marriage: 28 January 1836
Leroy Anthony Huffman
Amanda Ann Huffman
Emily Catherine Huffman
Winston Decalb Huffman
Mary Melvina Huffman
Nancy Caroline Huffman
Eddie Pibus Huffman
Valentine Pierce Huffman
Millard Fillmore Huffman

Spouse and Children

28 January 1836
Houston, Georgia, United States


    Leroy Anthony Huffman


    Amanda Ann Huffman



    Winston Decalb Huffman


    Mary Melvina Huffman


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Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 5

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 6

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 11

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

Altered spelling of Hoffmann .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Asa Huffman, "United States Census, 1840"
  • Asa Huffman, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Asa Huffman, "Georgia, Houston County, Marriage Records, 1832-2015"

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