Jackson Huff

11 June 1815–5 July 1892 (Age 77)
Floyd, Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Jackson

When Jackson Huff was born on 11 June 1815, in Floyd, Virginia, United States, his father, Henry Huff, was 29 and his mother, Rachael Jackson, was 26. He married Elizabeth "Betsy" Sowder on 8 June 1854, in Floyd, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Simpsons, Floyd, Virginia, United States in 1870 and Locust Grove District, Floyd, Virginia, United States in 1880. He died on 5 July 1892, at the age of 77, and was buried in Copper Hill, Floyd, Virginia, United States.

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Jackson Huff
Elizabeth "Betsy" Sowder
Marriage: 8 June 1854
Sarah A Huff

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  • Marriage
    8 June 1854Floyd, Virginia, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 4
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    1824 · """Mary Randolph Publishes """"The Virginia Housewife"""""""
    Age 9
    “The Virginia Housewife” was published by Mary Randolph. It was the first cookbook published in America. 
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 21
    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.

    Name Meaning

    German: from the ancient Germanic personal name Hufo, a short form of a compound name formed with hug ‘heart, mind, spirit’ as the first element.Americanized form of German, Dutch, Norwegian, and Danish Hoff or Hof .English: variant of Hough .

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

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    Sources (10)

    • Jackson Huff, "Virginia, Library of Virginia State Archive, Births, Marriages, and Deaths 1853-1900"
    • Jackson Huff, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Jackson Huff, "Virginia, Bureau of Vital Statistics, Death Records, 1853-1912"

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