William Huff

7 September 1784–after 1850 (Age 65)
Fishkill, Dutchess, New York, United States

The Life of William

When William Huff was born on 7 September 1784, in Fishkill, Dutchess, New York, United States, his father, John Huff, was 33 and his mother, Elizabeth Wilde, was 27. He married Anna Bartlett before 1806, in Ferrisburgh, Addison, Vermont, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He died after 1850, in Sharon, East Gwillimbury, York Region, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 67, and was buried in Bond Head, West Gwillimbury, Simcoe, Ontario, Canada.

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Family Time Line

William Huff
Anna Bartlett
Marriage: before 1806
John Huff
Henry Huff
Alvah Huff

Spouse and Children

before 1806
Ferrisburgh, Addison, Vermont, United States


Parents and Siblings

    John Huff


    Elizabeth Wilde





    Sarah Hough



    John Huff



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World Events (8)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 2

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

Age 13

Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.

Age 19

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

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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