James B Huff

about 1834–1850 (Age 16)
Jackson, Tennessee, United States

The Life of James B

James B Huff was born about 1834, in Jackson, Tennessee, United States as the son of James Huff. He lived in Butler, Kentucky, United States in 1850. He died in 1850, at the age of 16.

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James Huff
1815–1850
James B Huff
1834–1850
William Huff
1841–

Parents and Siblings

    James Huff

    Male1815–1850Male

siblings

(2)

    Male1834–1850Male

    William Huff

    Male1841–Male

World Events (5)

1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 1

The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 2

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.
1846

Age 12

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived by a spur of a hill, Old English hōh (literally, ‘heel’).2 German: from the Germanic personal name Hufo, a short form of a compound name formed with hug ‘heart’, ‘mind’, ‘spirit’ as the first element.

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

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Sources (1)

  • James B Huff in household of Leonard Huff, "United States Census, 1850"

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