Reuben H Huey

11 August 1824–1 October 1853 (Age 29)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Reuben H

When Reuben H Huey was born on 11 August 1824, in Tennessee, United States, his father, Enoch Huey, was 26 and his mother, Catherine Morgan, was 20. He married Columbia Teresa C Sheppard about 1852. He died on 1 October 1853, in Cape Girardeau, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, United States, at the age of 29, and was buried in Thompson Cemetery, Egypt Mills, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, United States.

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Reuben H Huey
Columbia Teresa C Sheppard
Marriage: about 1852

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about 1852

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World Events (6)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 1

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1829 · Missouri State Library

Age 5

The first Missouri State Library was established by law on January 22, 1829. This law was created due to the large amount of public documents which had been collected in the office of Missouri's secretary of state. The library included documentation of the actions of the Missouri senate and house. The documents were cataloged and made available to the public. The public had access to any of the books in the library from sunup to sundown on any day except Sunday.
1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 11

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.

Name Meaning

1 English and northern Irish: from a pet form of Hugh .2 Irish: variant of Hoey .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Rhuben H Huey in household of Enoch Huey, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Reuben H. Huey, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Reuben H. Huey, "Find A Grave Index"

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