Granville Wiley Huffaker

7 May 1831–6 January 1892 (Age 60)
Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of Granville Wiley

When Granville Wiley Huffaker was born on 7 May 1831, in Kentucky, United States, his father, Simpson David Huffaker, was 18 and his mother, Martha or Patsey Nelson, was 19. He married Sarah Elizabeth Stewart on 1 January 1856, in Springville, Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Carson, Utah, United States in 1860. He died on 6 January 1892, in Huffaker, Washoe, Nevada, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Reno, Washoe, Nevada, United States.

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Granville Wiley Huffaker
Sarah Elizabeth Stewart
Marriage: 1 January 1856
Elizabeth Z Arnold

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 January 1856Springville, Utah, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1832 · The Black Hawk War
    Age 1
    Convinced that a group of Native American tribes were hostile, The United States formed a frontier militia to stop them in their tracks. Even though Black Hawk was hoping to avoid bloodshed while trying to resettle on tribal land, U.S. officials opened fire on the Native Americans. Black Hawk then responded to this confrontation by successfully attacking the militia at the Battle of Stillman's Run and then left northward. After a few months the militia caught up with Black Hawk and his men and defeated them at the Battle of Wisconsin Heights. While being weakened by hunger, injuries and desertion, Black Hawk and the rest of the many native survivors retreated towards the Mississippi. Unfortunately, Black Hawk and other leaders were later captured when they surrendered to the US forces and were then imprisoned for a year.
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 5
    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.
    1850 · 8th Most Populated State
    Age 19
    According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.

    Name Meaning

    Altered form of German Hofacker .

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

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    Story Highlight

    Granville W . Huffaker U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2012. Original data: Find A Grave. Find A Grave. …

    Sources (12)

    • G W Huffaker, "United States Census, 1860"
    • G W Huffaker, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Granville W Huffaker, "Utah, FamilySearch, Early Church Information File, 1830-1900", Image 3867 #357

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