Joseph Henry Huffman

1827–October 1857 (Age 30)
Barren, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Joseph Henry

When Joseph Henry Huffman was born in 1827, in Barren, Kentucky, United States, his father, Uriah Taylor Huffman, was 35 and his mother, Lucy Porter Rountree, was 33. He died in October 1857, in Barren, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 30.

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Family Time Line

Uriah Taylor Huffman
1792–1871
Lucy Porter Rountree
1794–1854
Jemima E. Huffman
1825–
Joseph Henry Huffman
1827–1857
Lolann Huffman
1831–1914
Luann Huffman
1832–
Susan Huffman
1832–
Alexander Oscar Huffman
1836–1912

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (5)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 3

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1830 · Louisville and Portland Canal Opens

Age 3

The Louisville and Portland canal opened in 1830. It was a 2 mile canal. It helped with the barrier caused by the Falls of the Ohio River at Louisville by making a route around them.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 9

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

Altered spelling of Hoffmann .

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

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  • Joseph H Huffman in household of Uriah Huffman, "United States Census, 1850"

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