Jemima E. Huffman

Brief Life History of Jemima E.

When Jemima E. Huffman was born in 1825, in Barren, Kentucky, United States, her father, Uriah Taylor Huffman, was 33 and her mother, Lucy Porter Rountree, was 31. She married John Cox on 15 August 1846, in Barren, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Metcalfe, Kentucky, United States in 1860 and Glasgow, Barren, Kentucky, United States in 1870.

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John Cox
Jemima E. Huffman
Marriage: 15 August 1846
Smith Barlow Cox
Talitha Cumi Cox

Sources (9)

  • Elizabeth Cox in household of John Cox, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Jemima Huffman, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Jamima Huffman in entry for Smith Barlow Cox, "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1965"

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World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

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.

1830 · Louisville and Portland Canal Opens

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.


Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.

Name Meaning

Altered form of German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) Hoffmann .

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

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