Simpson David Huffaker

23 July 1812–25 October 1891 (Age 79)
Monticello, Wayne, Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of Simpson David

When Simpson David Huffaker was born on 23 July 1812, in Monticello, Wayne, Kentucky, United States, his father, Jacob Huffaker, was 40 and his mother, Margaret Bodkin, was 41. He married Susan Green Robinson on 26 February 1836, in Bureau Township, Bureau, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He immigrated to Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States in 1847 and lived in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1860 and Utah, United States in 1870. He died on 25 October 1891, in South Cottonwood, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Huffaker Family Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Simpson David Huffaker
Elizabeth Melvina Richardson
Marriage: 18 January 1846
David Simpson Huffaker
Melvina Elizabeth Huffaker
Harriet Relief Huffaker
Willard Stephen Huffaker
Susan Erepta Huffaker
Leonard Thurston Huffaker
Lieurany Wilhelmina Huffaker
Lorenzo Wilder Huffaker
Lucy Delaphine Huffaker
Welby Richardson Huffaker
Howard Richardson Huffaker
Wilford Dermont Huffaker
Ray Elroy Huffaker
Earl Perry Huffaker
Alfreda Blanche Huffaker

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  • Marriage
    18 January 1846Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 7
    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. 
    Age 15
    Historical Boundaries: 1827: Hancock, Illinois, United States
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 24
    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

    Altered form of German Hofacker .

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

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    Story Highlight


    THE HUFFAKER FAMILY My paternal Grandmother, Frances Matilda Huffaker, was the daughter of Simpson David Huffaker and Elizabeth Ann Brady. The earliest information we have on the Huffaker family …

    Sources (73)

    • Simpson D Huffacre, "United States Census, 1840"
    • Simpson Huffaker in entry for Hugh Nelson and Ariadne Gardner (1931), "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Simpson B. Huffaker in entry for Etta Gardner, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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