Josephus Sidney Alford Huddleston

14 November 1855–25 February 1934 (Age 78)
Newton, Jasper, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Josephus Sidney Alford

When Josephus Sidney Alford Huddleston was born on 14 November 1855, in Newton, Jasper, Iowa, United States, his father, Enos McMurray Huddleston, was 28 and his mother, Almira Jane Reid, was 15. He lived in Wellington, Carbon, Utah, United States in 1930. He died on 25 February 1934, in Price, Carbon, Utah, United States, at the age of 78.

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Enos McMurray Huddleston
Almira Jane Reid
Josephus Sidney Alford Huddleston

Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines
Age 2
The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.
Age 8
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.
Age 21
The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Huddleston (Yorkshire), from an Old English personal name Hūdel (genitive Hūdeles; see Huddle ) + Old English tūn ‘farmstead, estate’.

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

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Josephus Sidney Alford Huddleston

Josephus was an early LDS Pioneer

Sources (5)

  • Josephus Huddleston in household of George L Thayn, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Joe Hudtleson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
  • Josephus Sidney Alford Huddleston, "Find A Grave Index"

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