Pvt Asa Huffman

Male14 May 1814–28 December 1852

Brief Life History of Asa

When Pvt Asa Huffman was born on 14 May 1814, in Onslow, North Carolina, United States, his father, Christopher Huffman Jr., was 30 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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Pvt 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

Sources (11)

  • Asa Huffman, "United States Census, 1840"
  • Asa Huffman, "Georgia, Houston County, Marriage Records, 1832-2015"
  • Asa Huffman in entry for Vallie Huffman, "Texas, Deaths, 1890-1976"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 January 1836Houston, Georgia, United States
  • Children (9)

    +4 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

    +4 More Children

    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 form of German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) Hoffmann .

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

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