Anna Elizabeth Cruickshank

16 February 1888–17 November 1971 (Age 83)
Dorsey, Holt, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Anna Elizabeth

When Anna Elizabeth Cruickshank was born on 16 February 1888, in Dorsey, Holt, Nebraska, United States, her father, Henry Robert Cruickshank, was 37 and her mother, Margaret Almiria Hantford, was 40. She married William De Laus Huffman on 9 August 1904, in Decatur, Macon, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Johnson, Kansas, United States in 1935 and Stilwell, Aubry Township, Johnson, Kansas Territory, United States in 1940. She died on 17 November 1971, in Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Stanley, Johnson, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

William De Laus Huffman
Anna Elizabeth Cruickshank
Marriage: 9 August 1904
Russell L Huffman
John Edgar Huffman
Alec Carroll Huffman
Corral Margaret Huffman
William Carrol Huffman
Madalyn Esther Huffman
Emma Mae Huffman
Muriel Huffman

Spouse and Children

9 August 1904
Decatur, Macon, Illinois, United States


+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Henry Robert Cruickshank


    Margaret Almiria Hantford




World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1892 · The Chicago Canal

Age 4

The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 22

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Name Meaning

Scottish: nickname for a man with a crooked leg or legs, from older Scots cruik ‘hook’, ‘bend’ (Middle English crook, Old Scandinavian krókr) + shank ‘leg(-bone)’ (Old English sceanca).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Anna E Huffman in household of William D Huffman, "Kansas State Census, 1925"
  • Anna L Huffman in household of Will D Huffman, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Annie Huffman in household of Loss Huffman, "United States Census, 1940"

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