Leonard Brantley Hough

2 February 1828–15 December 1902 (Age 74)
Wilcox, Alabama, United States

The Life of Leonard Brantley

Leonard Brantley Hough was born on 2 February 1828, in Wilcox, Alabama, United States. He married Mallisa Elisian Buckelew in 1848. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Walker, Texas, United States in 1860. He died on 15 December 1902, in Erath, Texas, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Hackberry Cemetery, Edwards, Texas, United States.

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Leonard Brantley Hough
Mallisa Elisian Buckelew
Marriage: 1848
John Hough
Mary Hannah Antoinette Hough

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World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 2

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 · German Immigration to Texas

Age 16

Over 7,000 German immigrants arrived in Texas. Some of these new arrivals died in epidemics; those that survived ended up living in cities such as San Antonio, Galveston, and Houston. Other German settlers went to the Texas Hill Country and formed the western portion of the German Belt, where new towns were founded: New Braunfels and Fredericksburg.
1849 · Capitol Building Destroyed by Fire

Age 21

The capitol building in Montgomery was destroyed by fire on December 14, 1849, the 30th anniversary of the state.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from any of various places, for example in Cheshire and Derbyshire, so named from Old English hōh ‘spur of a hill’ (literally ‘heel’). This widespread surname is especially common in Lancashire.2 Irish (County Limerick): variant of Haugh 1.

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

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  • Leonard B Hough, "United States Census, 1860"

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