John W Huff

about 1819–5 December 1862 (Age 43)
White, Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of John W

When John W Huff was born about 1819, in White, Tennessee, United States, his father, William Wilson, was 49 and his mother, Elizabeth Cameron, was 33. He married Frances J Fowler on 27 April 1839, in Enfield, White, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Hamilton, Illinois, United States in 1860. He died on 5 December 1862, in White, Illinois, United States, at the age of 43.

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John W Huff
about 1819–1862
Frances J Fowler
Marriage: 27 April 1839
William F Huff
Narcissa Caroline Huff
Mary Elizabeth Huff
James Huff
Luvina Angeline Huff
Jane Huff
John Huff
Mark Huff

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  • Marriage
    27 April 1839Enfield, White, Illinois, United States
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    World Events (8)

    about 1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age NaN
    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. 
    Age 2
    Historical Boundaries: 1821: Hamilton, Illinois, United States
    1832 · Black Hawk War
    Age 13
    "The Black Hawk War was a brief conflict between the United States and Native Americans led by Black Hawk, a Sauk leader. The war erupted soon after Black Hawk and a group of other tribes, known as the ""British Band"", crossed the Mississippi River, into Illinois, from Iowa Indian Territory in April 1832. Black Hawk's motives were ambiguous, but records show that he was hoping to avoid bloodshed while resettling on tribal land that had been given to the United States in the 1804 Treaty of St. Louis."

    Name Meaning

    German: from the ancient Germanic personal name Hufo, a short form of a compound name formed with hug ‘heart, mind, spirit’ as the first element.Americanized form of German, Dutch, Norwegian, and Danish Hoff or Hof .English: variant of Hough .

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

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    Sources (7)

    • John Hubb in entry for Lavina Angeline Sutton, "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947"
    • John Huff, "United States Census, 1860"
    • John Huff, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"

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