Leona Huddleston

about 1871–before December 1971 (Age 100)
Liberty Township, Adams, Illinois, United States

The Life of Leona

When Leona Huddleston was born about 1871, in Liberty Township, Adams, Illinois, United States, her father, Peter Simon Huddleston, was 36 and her mother, Levina Amen, was 34. She lived in Concord Township, Adams, Illinois, United States in 1880. She died before December 1971, at the age of 100.

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Family Time Line

Peter Simon Huddleston
Levina Amen
Talinda J Huddleston
Leona Huddleston
Mary Eliz. Huddleston
William F Huddleston
Nancy Lucetta Huddleston

Parents and Siblings

    Peter Simon Huddleston





    Talinda J Huddleston


    Mary Eliz. Huddleston


    William F Huddleston


    Nancy Lucetta Huddleston



World Events (8)


Age 0

In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 1

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 27

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Huddleston, a place in West Yorkshire named from the genitive case of an Old English personal name Hūdel, a derivative of Hūda ( see Hutt 1) + Old English tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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

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Sources (1)

  • Leona Huddleston in household of Peter Huddleston, "United States Census, 1880"

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