Elizabeth L. Clarkston

about 1826–after 1910 (Age 84)
Lee, Virginia, United States

The Life of Elizabeth L.

When Elizabeth L. Clarkston was born about 1826, in Lee, Virginia, United States, her father, Thomas Clarkston, was 39 and her mother, Ellender Nellie Feathers, was 39. She married Issac Winston Huff about 1842, in Virginia, United States. She lived in Harlan, Harlan, Kentucky, United States in 1850 and Magisterial District 2 Farmers, Rowan, Kentucky, United States in 1910. She died after 1910, in Wise, Virginia, United States, at the age of 85.

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Issac Winston Huff
Elizabeth L. Clarkston
Marriage: about 1842

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about 1842
Virginia, United States

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World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 4

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.
1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

Age 18

In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.
1861 · The Battle of Manassas

Age 35

The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 

Name Meaning

English (Nottinghamshire): variant of Clarkson .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Huff in household of Isaac Huff, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Elizabeth Huff in household of Isaac W Huff, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Elizabeth Huff in household of Isaac W Huff, "United States Census, 1860"

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