Susan or Susanah Huff

about 1809–
Stanford, Dutchess, New York, United States

The Life of Susan or Susanah

When Susan or Susanah Huff was born about 1809, in Stanford, Dutchess, New York, United States, her father, William Huff, was 28 and her mother, Mary Haight, was 30. She died in Wayne, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Huff
1781–
Mary Haight
1779–1840
Sarah Huff
1802–
Isaac Huff
1804–1898
James Huff
1807–
Susan or Susanah Huff
1809–

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siblings

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World Events (3)

1812

Age 3

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1812 · War of 1812

Age 3

Because of the outbreak of war from Napoleonic France, Britain decided to blockade the trade between the United States and the French. The US then fought this action and said it was illegal under international law. Britain supplied Native Americans who raided settlers living on the frontier and halting expansion westward. In 1814, one of the British raids stormed into Washington D.C. burning down the capital. Neither the Americans or the British wanted to continue fighting, so negotiations of peace began. After Treaty of Ghent was signed, Unaware of the treaty, British forces invaded Louisiana but were defeated in January 1815.
1823

Age 14

On 11 April 1823, Wayne County was formed by combining portions of Seneca and Ontario counties.

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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