Descendants of William Sr. Huff
Generation No. 1
1. WILLIAM SR.1 HUFF was born Bet. 1700 - 1715 in Brunswick Co., VA, and died Abt. 1781 in Brunswick Co., Va. He married ELIZABETH LUNDY Bef. 1745, daughter of JAMES LUNDY and ELIZABETH BURCHETT. She was born Abt. 1710 in in Isle of Wight Co., Va, and died Aft. 1782 in Brunswick Co., VA.
Notes for WILLIAM SR. HUFF:
William Huff (or Hoof) (Bef 1700 - 1781 VA) was one of the earliest settlers of Brunswick Co., VA. As he and his wife, Elizabeth, later sold land in Southampton Co., VA, it is assumed that he first lived there.
The records of Brunswick, Isle of Wight and Southampton Counties, Va., Warren Co., NC and state archives at Richmond, Va. and Raleigh, NC, reveal that: On 11/4/1736, William Huff, under command of William Moseley, helped clear road right of way between Lizard and Pigeon Roost Creeks of Brunswick Co., Va. (These creeks are still so named and run out of Va. into Warren Co., NC and if traveling north on I-85 as you leave NC into Va., it is located to the east).
William Huff patented 140 acres of land on Lizard Creek, 8/30/1744. Eventually the Huff's of Brunswick Co. owned several thousand acres of land between Lizard and Pigeon Roost Creeks.
In a deed in Southampton Co., Va., William HOOF conveys to his wife, Elizabeth HOOF, 120 acres on the Meherrin River in Brunswick Co., Va. This is the same 120 acres that William HUFF patented 6/30/1743 in Isle of Wight Co., Va. (Va. Land Patent Book 22, 1743-1745).
After a 1747 land patent in Brunswick Co, William Huff was a registered voter in 1748. He appeared on the 1748 List of Voters of Brunswick Co. for the House of Burgesses.
In 1753, he received a patent for 313 acres on Pigeon Roost Creek in Brunswick Co.
In 1754 he sold 120 acres in Southampton Co on the Meherrin River. His wife, Elizabeth, appeared in court and gave her dower consent 12 Oct. 1758. They were listed as William and Elizabeth HOOF in this transaction.
In 1764, William Huff received 1101 acres between his own land in Brunswick Co and the county lines.
In 1770, William Huff, Sr. gave 400 acres of land to his son Daniel.
Another William Huff (believed to be the son of William Huff, Sr.) had 300 acres in Brunswick Co., Va. and paid taxes on this land for many years without any deed of record. Best evidence is that it was also given to him by William Huff, Sr. William Huff sold this land by deed dated 1/7/1797 to Jordan Richardson by survey of 290 acres and the deed recited William Huff and Sarah, his wife (she being formerly Sarah Gunn). Thus under William Huff, Sr.'s Will, William and Daniel did not receive lands because they had already received lands from their father, William Huff, Sr.
In 1791, Daniel Huff and William Huff executed a quit-claim type deed to the property left by William Huff, Sr. to his named son, James Huff, to clear up his title after Elizabeth's death. (If our William Huff were not the son of William Huff, Sr., he had no lawful claims to the William Huff, Sr. Estate).
On 30 Mar 1778 he made his will and it was probated on 25 Jun 1781. He listed his wife, Elizabeth, sons Daniel and James, daughter Silvia, and grandson Thomas, and "other children". His wife was to receive the plantation. Daughter Silvia was to receive a feather bed, pine table, iron pot, small trunk, riding saddle, walnut table, and 50 acres bought from John CAVIELL. Son James was to receive a walnut chest, oval table, and the land and plantation of 498 acres after wife Elizabeth died. Grandson Thomas was given a specific bequest. All other estate and Negroes were to be divided equally among the "other children".
WILL OF WILLIAM HUFF, SENR.
Brunswick Co., Va.
Dated Mar 31, 1778 Probated Jun 25, 1781
In the name of God amen I, WILLIAM HUFF SENR. of Brunswick Colony and Dominion of Virginia being of perfect mind memory, returning thanks to Almighty God for the same and calling to mind the mortality of my body and knowing it is appointed for all men once to die, Hoping at the general resurrection at the last day to be raised to a life eternal through the mediation and intersession of my blessed Savior Jesus Christ. And as touching my worldly estate as it hath pleased God to bless me with in this life after all my lawful debts are paid, I leave and dispose in manner and form as followeth.
Imprimis (in the first place) I lend to my dear and loving wife Elizabeth Huff the whole plantation whereon I now live with all the appurtenances thereunto belonging during her natural life or widowhood.
Item: I give and bequeath to my daughter, Silvia Huff, one feather bed and furniture with the bedstead belonging thereto, also one common pine table, one small iron pot, also one small walnut legged chest, also one small trunk, also one woman's riding saddle after my wife's death, also two leather chairs, one bosc viopn heaters belonging, also I lend to my daughter Silvia Huff one fifty acres of land it being a purchase made of John Carroll, one corn crib and on Daviey to go to my son James Huff after my wife's death or marriage, also I give to my daughter Silvia one cow and calf.
Item: I give and bequeath to my grandson Thomas one feather bed also one horse and mare after my wife's death, or money to purchase one.
Item: I give to my son James Huff one walnut chest one oval table after my wife's death also the land plantation on which I now live containing 498 acres by estimation after her marriage or death, then all the other part of my estate Negroes stock and household goods to be equally divided amongst all my loving children and my grandson Thomas Huff to share equal with them. And also I do appoint my two sons Daniel Huff and James Huff as whole and sole executors of this my last will and testament as in witness whereof I have set my hand this thirty one day of March in the Year of our Lord God One Thousand seven hundred and seventy and eight.
Signed sealed and declared by this said William Huff as his last will and testament in presence of us:
/s/William Hamilton /s/James Hamilton /s/William Huff Senr. /s/William Parham
/s/William Moseley, Sr.
No definite proof has been found to date that our William Huff Senr (or Hoof) or any other name derivative is related to other similar named families in other states.
Many have made efforts to show that this family descended from Francis Hough of early Jamestown and Elizabeth City, Va. But, this is very doubtful. All the known children of this Francis Hough seem to have stayed in England after he took his family back to London about 1640. And in like manner the 1936 efforts of Elmer Hough to show that William and Daniel Hough, disaffected Quakers of Bucks Co., Pa. went to Brunswick Co., Va. are negated by the evidence in Bucks Co. that these persons lived out their lives in Bucks Co.
Best available evidence to date and all research leads us to believe that we are of German descent. Whether we came over directly from Germany or first stopped off in England or Wales remains to be proven. It is our belief that this family came directly to the Virginia area and settled in Isle of Wight and Brunswick Co., Va.
NOTE: - REVOLUTIONARY WAR
In the Virginia Public Claims, Brunswick County 1781/1783, PG. 10 (REV WAR): Elizabeth Huff contributed 550 pounds of beef, for which she was paid 5 pounds, 14 shillings, and 7 pence. Mary Huff, Daniel Huff, and James Huff, also contributed, as well as neighbors, William Gunn, Edward Birchet, Henry Birchet, Isaac Mosely, Samuel Mosely, Daniel Holloway, Jesse Holloway, John Dupre, et al. Research shows these were indeed neighbors of our William Huff Senr., and proves this entry to be our family and may be used for any member that needs proof to join the Daughters of the American Revolution.
Sources: Book - John Huff of Gwinnett Co., Ga. by G. Arnold Huff & Bryant Huff.
Max K. Huff, researcher (also has database of research done by
Granville W. Hough and O. L. Hough, both noted experts on this
Children of William Huff and Elizabeth Lundy are:
32 i. William Huff, born Abt. 1745 in Brunswick Co., Va.; died Abt. 1806 in Hancock Co., Ga.; married Sarah Gunn.
ii. Silvia Huff, born Bef. 1746.
iii. Unknown Huff.
Notes for Unknown Huff:
Was father of Thomas Huff.
iv. Daniel Huff, born 1746-1754.
v. James Huff, born 1754.
Notes for James Huff:
Birth date established from obit, Hancock Co., Ga.
Child of WILLIAM HUFF and ELIZABETH LUNDY is:
2. i. WILLIAM JR.2 HUFF, b. 1745, Brunswick Co., VA; d. December 01, 1806, Hancock Co., GA.
Generation No. 2
2. WILLIAM JR.2 HUFF (WILLIAM SR.1) was born 1745 in Brunswick Co., VA, and died December 01, 1806 in Hancock Co., GA. He married SARAH GUNN Aft. 1760, daughter of WILLIAM GUNN and HANNAH WHITE. She was born Abt. 1745.
Children of WILLIAM HUFF and SARAH GUNN are:
3. i. GEORGE3 HUFF, b. Abt. 1770, Brunswick Co., VA; d. Abt. 1840, 373rd District of Jasper County, Georgia.
ii. THOMAS HUFF, b. Abt. 1788, Brunswick County, Virginia; d. Salt Lake City, UT; m. ELIZABETH ADAMS, Aft. 1803, Hancock Co., Georgia; b. Abt. 1788.
Generation No. 3
3. GEORGE3 HUFF (WILLIAM JR.2, WILLIAM SR.1) was born Abt. 1770 in Brunswick Co., VA, and died Abt. 1840 in 373rd District of Jasper County, Georgia. He married AMEY D. BOWLES 1790 in Warren Co., NC, daughter of ELIZABETH BOWLES. She was born Abt. 1770, and died Abt. 1844.
Children of GEORGE HUFF and AMEY BOWLES are:
i. RALPH4 HUFF, b. 1791, Brunswick Co., VA; d. Abt. 1835; m. ELIZABETH W. ANDERSON, December 22, 1825; b. Abt. 1791.
Notes for RALPH HUFF:
Military Service: 1812 Capt. Howard's Company, Col. Newman's Regiment
ii. EDMUND HUFF, b. 1792, Brunswick Co., VA; m. MILLY HARRISON, February 25, 1812, Baldwin Co., GA; b. Abt. 1792.
iii. EDWARD HUFF, b. 1792, Brunswick Co., VA; d. Bef. 1860, Harris Co., GA.
Notes for EDWARD HUFF:
Military Service: 1812 Capt. William Houghton's Company, Lt Col Thomas 2nd Regiment of GA Militia
4. iv. JOHN AUSBORN HUFF, b. 1796, Brunswick County Virginia; d. March 24, 1874, Lawerenceville Gwinnett, County Georgia, Buried in Fairveiw Prepeterian Chuch Cem..
v. FRANCIS HUFF, b. 1797; d. 1842; m. ALLEN T. WESTBROOKS, October 20, 1818; b. Abt. 1797.
vi. WILLIAM J. HUFF, b. 1799, Brunswick Co., VA; d. October 1874.
vii. TRAVIS HUFF, b. January 1801, Putnam Co., GA; d. April 1866, Bibb Co., GA; m. ROSA CANDACE MAUND, March 10, 1831, Putnam Co., GA; b. February 02, 1807, Burke Co., GA.
viii. HAMLIN HUFF, b. 1803, GA; d. Bef. 1850; m. MARGARET SPEER, Aft. 1818; b. Abt. 1803.
ix. MICKENS HUFF, b. 1804, Hancock Co., GA; d. Abt. 1860, GA; m. MARY WHEELESS, December 29, 1829, Greenville, Meriwether Co., GA; b. Abt. 1804.
x. SARAH ELIZABETH HUFF, b. June 07, 1807, in Hancock Co., GA; d. January 13, 1890; m. WILLIAM BALUM THOMPSON, November 17, 1829, Hancock Co., GA; b. Abt. 1807, Hancock Co., GA.
xi. HENRY B. HUFF, b. 1815, Greene Co., GA; m. (1) ELIZARAN HOLLOWAY, December 13, 1842, Jasper Co., GA; b. Abt. 1815; m. (2) FRANCES E. THOMPSON, March 20, 1848; b. Abt. 1815.
Generation No. 4
4. JOHN AUSBORN4 HUFF (GEORGE3, WILLIAM JR.2, WILLIAM SR.1) was born 1796 in Brunswick County Virginia, and died March 24, 1874 in Lawerenceville Gwinnett, County Georgia, Buried in Fairveiw Prepeterian Chuch Cem.. He married (1) MALINDA MARTIN December 25, 1818 in Greene County, Georgia. She was born Abt. 1796, and died Abt. 1834. He married (2) LUCRETIA GARRETT March 04, 1835 in Gwinnett Co., GA. She was born Abt. 1796, and died 1843 in Gwinnett Co., GA. He married (3) HARRIETT ELIZABETH BROWN September 02, 1845 in Gwinnett County, Georgia,by JP John Clower at her fathers house. She was born 1825 in Spartanburg, South Carolina, and died Abt. 1890 in Gwinnett County, Georgia.
Notes for JOHN AUSBORN HUFF:
John Huff had 24 children by three wives, nine by #1 Malinda Martin, five by #2 Lucretia Garret, and ten by #3 Harriett Brown. On 10/10/1814, in Greensboro, Greene Co., Georgia, John Huff enlisted "as a substitute for (his father) George Huff, who had been drafted to serve on July 1, 1814" in the War of 1812 (War against Great Britain). He enlisted and served as a Private in the Company of Captain Thomas Dawson in the 2nd Regiment of Col. Jeptha Thomas of the Georgia Militia. During his life John Huff learned to play the violin. He was known as a Master and could play any tune that he heard. "John Huff once played with several other people, and he overheard someone say that while he was good, that a Mr. ____ was better. John Huff took this so personal that he never again played in front of anyone. He would often lock himself in a room and play his violin for hours, while his wife and children would place themselves to listen, but not be seen by him." So said his grandson, Thomas L. Huff and granddaughter, Mollie Belle Huff Guthrie who heard it from their father, Sanford Alvin Huff. John Huff died intestate March 24, 1874, at age 79 years, as evidenced by the affidavit of his widow, Harriett E. Huff, when she applied for Widow's Pension for Soldier who served in War of 1812. He was interred in the Family funeral plot at the rear of the residence. The corners of this plot were marked by very large Boxwoods. (All the graves in this plot were later removed and reinterred at the Fairview Presbyterian Church Cemetery on Georgia 120 near Georgia Highway 316). John's death was the result of a self inflicted throat cut with his razor. ..John Huff had cut his throat to "bleed" on other occasions, but the Doctors who attended him had brought him back to health. They were unable to do so on this final occasion. Some family members believe they remember references to him having been bitten by a "mad dog" that caused him to have severe headaches. The grandmother of co-author, Arnold Huff, Mrs. Ross R. Huff, stated, "The last few years of John's life, he would have frequent severe headaches, so bad that he would almost go out of his mind. The last one was so severe that he cut his throat and bled to death." Was John Huff's act to 'bleed' to reduce his blood pressure to rid himself of these severe headaches or was it a suicide? (Source: Book, John Huff of Gwinnett Co., Ga. 1796 - 1874, by G. Arnold Huff and Bryant Huff).
Children of John Huff and Malinda Martin are:
4 i. John A. Huff, Jr., born September 18, 1820 in Greene County, Georgia; died August 22, 1904 in Gwinnett County, Georgia; married (1) Sallie E. Cook; married (2) Mary Ann Caldwell April 22, 1845 in Gwinnett County, Georgia; married (3) Mary Ellen McGee September 28, 1876 in Gwinnett County, Georgia.
ii. Antoinette Huff, born November 22, 1824 in Greene Co., Ga.; died September 01, 1903 in Gwinnett Co., Ga.; married Andrew Carey Jackson April 15, 1847 in Ga..
iii. Travis Huff, born Abt. 1825; died Aft. 1930.
iv. Iantha Missenia Huff, born 1826; died 1908 in Georgia; married (1) William James Russell April 22, 1845 in Gwinnett Co., Georgia; married (2) Andrew J. Shaffer October 02, 1873.
v. Osborn Huff, born Abt. 1828 in Greene Co., Georgia; died Aft. 1830.
vi. Harriett Howell Huff, born November 28, 1829 in Gwinnett Co., Georgia; died December 01, 1899 in Butler, Ga.; married William Hamelton Caldwell January 20, 1848 in Gwinnett Co., Georgia.
vii. Oliver Martin Huff, born March 31, 1831 in Gwinnett Co., Georgia; died October 08, 1914 in Alcorn Co., Miss.; married Syntha M. Evans August 09, 1849 in Gwinnett Co., Georgia.
viii. Mary Jane Huff, born Abt. 1832 in Gwinnett Co., Georgia; died Abt. 1892 in Lauderdale Co., Miss.; married Ervin Ralph Blanks August 11, 1850 in Gwinnett Co., Georgia.
ix. Arnold Huff, born Abt. 1834 in Gwinnett Co., Georgia.
Children of John Huff and Lucretia Garrett are:
i. George C. Huff, born 1836 in Gwinnett Co., Georgia; died 1863 in Waterproof, La.; married Mary E. Guy.
Notes for George C. Huff:
George C. Huff (Records of Louisiana, Confederate Vets, Vol. III Book 1, page. 378) enlisted as a Private in Co. A. 13th Battalion, Louisiana, (Partisan Rangers).
Grant's army spent the winter of 1862 and 1863 north of Vicksburg, Miss., at a place called Millikens Bend. In April 1863, Grant moved to the Hardtimes Plantation opposite Grand Gulf. Admiral David Porter brought gunboats to this place and began shelling the confederate positions. Grant marched his 45,000 troops on the evening of April 29, 1863, down river to St. Joseph, La. George C. Huff was part of a small confederate force to defend Vicksburg, Miss. On April 30th, Grant began the encircling of Vicksburg. George C. Huff was wounded near Waterproof, La., on April 30, 1863. His death resulted from gangrene of his wounds. He was carried to Natchez, Miss. by Union forces where he was buried in an unmarked grave.
Source: Book, John Huff of Gwinnett Co., Georgia, page. 252.
Authors: G. Arnold Huff and Bryant Huff
ii. Sarah F. Huff, born July 08, 1837; died November 02, 1920; married Robert G. Wynn April 01, 1860 in Gwinnett Co., Georgia.
iii. William F. Huff, born 1840 in Gwinnett Co., Georgia.
iv. Samantha Huff, born 1841 in Gwinnett Co., Georgia.
v. Matthew Huff, born 1843.
Notes for Matthew Huff:
Died at birth and was buried with his mother, Lucretia Garrett Huff.
Children of John Huff and Harriett Brown are:
i. Thomas R. Huff, born 1846 in Gwinnett Co., Georgia; died 1863.
Notes for Thomas R. Huff:
At age 17, Thomas Huff enlisted in the defense of his homeland for the Confederate cause and served under Adjutant Williams of Co C., 3rd Battalion, Georgia Sharp Shooters. In the battle at Knoxville, Tenn., on Nov. 27, 1863, he was wounded in the leg and then captured by the Union Forces Dec. 5, 1863, at Middlebrook, Tenn. (per Army records). As a prisoner his leg developed gangrene and was amputated. His death from the wounds complicated by the gangrene occurred Dec. 10, 1863. He was interred near Shops, 4 miles from Knoxville. Source: Book, John Huff of Gwinnett Co., Ga. 1796 - 1874, page. 266 Authors: G. Arnold Huff and Bryant Huff
ii. Marion Massalone Huff, born September 18, 1849 in Gwinnett Co., Georgia; died October 14, 1925 in Texas; married Tabitha Clementine Bullman 1869 in Alabama.
iii. Stewart Wilson Huff, born October 04, 1852 in Gwinnett Co., Georgia; died August 29, 1922; married Mary Florence Sparks February 18, 1877.
iv. Ross R. Huff, born September 06, 1855 in Gwinnett Co., Georgia; died March 16, 1890; married Georgia Ann Sparks March 29, 1878.
v. Ida Malinda Huff, born Abt. 1856 in Gwinnett Co., Georgia; died January 03, 1945; married Joseph Alvin Hamilton.
vi. Lou Huff, born Abt. 1859 in Gwinnett Co., Georgia; died November 14, 1921; married Joshua B. Jones.
vii. Sanford Alvin Huff, born October 13, 1859; died August 21, 1940; married Emma Jane Long January 24, 1883 in Fulton Co., Ga..
viii. Adolphus Huff, born Abt. 1861 in Gwinnett Co., Georgia; died 1900 in Mesquite, Texas.
Notes for Adolphus Huff:
Adolphus (Dolly) Huff. The following account of 'Dollie' Huff was left by his niece, Mollie Belle Huff Guthrie (original in possession of Bryant Huff, Georgia).
"Dollie was described as quiet and affectionate and was always busy. He loved his parents dearly and strived in every way possible to please them. One cold windy day he was clearing a new ground to plant spring turnips. Bill, an old Indian, who lived over in the wild woods came by and seeing Dollie working in the cold windy weather stopped and helped him to finish the work. Old Bill, as he was known by everyone, made his living by making booze. He loved Dollie and came over and visited with the Huff's often. On this occasion he gave Dollie a little drink so he wouldn't be too cold. Someone was watching the two men and it made him jealous so he walked into Lawrenceville and reported Old Bill to the Sheriff. The Sheriff went out next day and arrested Old Bill and put him in jail. Having no money to pay himself out he had to serve his term in jail. He would not talk, but every time the Sheriff would carry his meal in, Old Bill would say, "When I get out, I'm going to kill Mr. Dollie". The Sheriff told him that Mr. Dollie did not report him. Old Bill would not believe this and vowed to kill. A few weeks before Old Bill was to be released, the Sheriff rode out to the Huff's and advised Mr. Dollie to leave. He (Dollie) wrote to his brother Masalone in Comanche, Texas and Masalone sent him train fare. When he arrived in Comanche, Masalone hid him by not allowing him out of the house until he had grown a beard. He then sent him to St. Louis, Mo. to live with a friend. After a few years he came back to Mesquite, Tx. and worked on a ranch. Working out in the winter weather with the cattle he developed pneumonia and died and was buried in Mesquite, Tx. Old Bill, the Indian, was still living and they were afraid to send him back to Georgia. This history of Mr. Dollie was told to me by my father, Elder Sanford Huff, as we would jog along in an old buggy and slow mule as we would go to Old Ivy or Sweetwater Church. When I visited with Dr. Henry Huff in Comanche he told me the same story". /s/Mollie Belle Huff Guthrie.
ix. Vanoy A. Huff, born March 15, 1865 in Gwinnett Co., Georgia; died June 29, 1950 in Gwinnett Co., Georgia; married Ella C. Taylor 1887.
Notes for Vanoy A. Huff:
WILL OF VANOY A. (Bose) HUFF - handwritten
Aug. the 21, 1938
This is my Will concerning my home. all of my children have got somebody to look to for a living, but Evie she will be in the World alone. Evie has been a life friend to me and don't want her to beg a home. All that I have got belongs to Evie Huff till she marries or dies then it can be sold and divided with them all. I want Grace Chesser children to have their mother's part. I want C J Huff to be my executor and see my will carried out. /s/V A. Huff
Witnessed: M. V. Frazier (a local merchant in Lawrenceville) E. B. Peeples (a witness who was in the store at the time) Luther Jackson (a local merchant in Lawrenceville and a cousin)
This Will was legal and valid in every way and was carried out to the letter. After Evie's death, the property was sold bringing several hundred thousand dollars and divided between all his heirs. (See Annual Return Book 24, pages 365-369, Gwinnett Probate Court Records)
x. Martha E. Huff, born Abt. 1867 in Gwinnett Co., Georgia; died Abt. 1893 in Gwinnett Co., Georgia; married Walter J. Atkinson December 26, 1887 in Gwinnett Co., Georgia.
Children of JOHN HUFF and MALINDA MARTIN are:
5. i. OLIVER MARTIN5 HUFF, b. March 31, 1831, Gwinnett, County Georgia; d. October 08, 1914, Alcorn County Mississippi.
ii. JOHN AUSBORN JR. HUFF, b. September 18, 1820, Greene Co., GA; d. August 22, 1904, Gwinnett Co., GA; m. SALLIE E. COOK, Aft. 1835; b. Abt. 1820.
iii. ANTOINETTE HUFF, b. November 22, 1824, Greene Co., GA; d. September 01, 1903, Gwinnett Co., GA; m. ANDREW CAREY JACKSON, April 15, 1847, GA; b. Abt. 1824.
iv. TRAVIS HUFF, b. Abt. 1825, Greene Co., GA; d. Abt. 1930.
v. IANTHA MISSENIA HUFF, b. 1826, Greene Co., GA; d. 1908, GA; m. (1) WILLIAM JAMES RUSSELL, April 22, 1845, Gwinnett Co., GA; b. Abt. 1826; m. (2) ANDREW J. SCAFFER, October 02, 1873; b. Abt. 1827.
vi. OSBORN J. HUFF, b. Abt. 1828, Greene Co., GA; d. Aft. 1830.
vii. HARRIETT HOWELL HUFF, b. November 28, 1829, Laurenceville, Gwinnett Co., GA; d. December 01, 1899, Butler, Taylor Co., GA; m. WILLIAM HAMILTON CALDWELL, January 20, 1848, Gwinnett Co., GA; b. Abt. 1829.
viii. MARY JANE HUFF, b. Abt. 1832, Gwinnett Co., GA; d. Abt. 1892, Lauderdale Co., MS; m. ERVIN RALPH BLANKS, August 11, 1850, Gwinnett Co., GA; b. Abt. 1832.
ix. ARNOLD HUFF, b. Abt. 1834, Gwinnett Co., GA; d. Bet. 1835 - 1924.
Children of JOHN HUFF and LUCRETIA GARRETT are:
x. GEORGE C.5 HUFF, b. Abt. 1836, Gwinnett Co., GA; d. 1863, Waterproof, Tensas Co., LA; m. MARY E. GUY, Aft. 1851; b. Abt. 1836.
xi. SARAH F. HUFF, b. July 08, 1837; d. November 02, 1920; m. ROBERT G. WYNN, April 01, 1860, Gwinnett Co., GA; b. Abt. 1837.
xii. WILLIAM F. HUFF, b. 1840, Gwinnett Co., GA; d. Bet. 1841 - 1930.
xiii. SAMANTHA HUFF, b. 1841, Gwinnett Co., GA; d. Bet. 1842 - 1935.
xiv. MATTHEW HUFF, b. 1843, Gwinnett Co., GA; d. 1843, Gwinnett Co., GA.
Children of JOHN HUFF and HARRIETT BROWN are:
xv. THOMAS R.5 HUFF, b. 1847, Gwinnett Co., GA; d. December 05, 1863, Knoxville, TN.
xvi. MARION MASSALONE HUFF, b. September 18, 1849, Gwinnett Co., GA; d. October 14, 1925, Comanche Co., TX; m. TABITHA CLEMENTINE BULLMAN, 1869, AL; b. Abt. 1849.
6. xvii. STEWART WILSON HUFF, b. October 04, 1852, Gwinnett County, Georgia; d. August 29, 1922, Gwinnett County, Georgia.
xviii. ROSS R. HUFF, b. September 06, 1855, Gwinnett Co., GA; d. March 16, 1890; m. GEORGIA ANN SPARKS, March 29, 1878; b. Abt. 1855.
xix. IDA MALINDA HUFF, b. Abt. 1856, Gwinnett Co., GA; d. January 03, 1945; m. JOSEPH ALVIN HAMILTON, Aft. 1871; b. Abt. 1856.
xx. LOU HUFF, b. Abt. 1859, Gwinnett Co., GA; d. November 14, 1921; m. JOSHUA B. JONES, Aft. 1875; b. Abt. 1859.
xxi. SANFORD ALVIN HUFF, b. October 13, 1859, Gwinnett Co., GA; d. August 21, 1940; m. EMMA JANE LONG, January 24, 1883, Fulton Co., GA; b. Abt. 1859.
xxii. ADOLPHUS (DOLLIE) HUFF, b. Abt. 1861, Gwinnett Co., GA; d. 1900, Mesquite, Dallas Co., TX.
7. xxiii. VANOY (BOSE) AMBOSE HUFF, b. March 15, 1865, Laurenceville, Gwinnett Co., GA; d. June 29, 1950, Laurenceville, Gwinnett Co., GA.
xxiv. MARTHA (DOLLY) ALDORA HUFF, b. Abt. 1867, Gwinnett Co., GA; d. Abt. 1893, Gwinnett Co., GA; m. WALTER J. ATKINSON, December 26, 1887, Gwinnett Co., GA; b. Abt. 1867.
Generation No. 5
5. OLIVER MARTIN5 HUFF (JOHN AUSBORN4, GEORGE3, WILLIAM JR.2, WILLIAM SR.1) was born March 31, 1831 in Gwinnett, County Georgia, and died October 08, 1914 in Alcorn County Mississippi. He married SYNTHA M. EVANS August 09, 1849 in Gwinnett County Georgia. She was born Abt. 1831.
Children of OLIVER HUFF and SYNTHA EVANS are:
i. HENRY6 HUFF, b. 1851.
ii. WILLIAM HUFF, b. 1853.
8. iii. THOMAS NEWTON HUFF, b. May 21, 1854, Corinth, Mississippi.
iv. JAMES HUFF, b. 1857.
v. ADOLPHUS HUFF, b. 1860.
vi. JOHN HUFF, b. 1860.
vii. MARY HUFF, b. 1863.
viii. ANTHA HUFF, b. 1865.
6. STEWART WILSON5 HUFF (JOHN AUSBORN4, GEORGE3, WILLIAM JR.2, WILLIAM SR.1) was born October 04, 1852 in Gwinnett County, Georgia, and died August 29, 1922 in Gwinnett County, Georgia. He married MARY FLORENCE SPARKS February 18, 1877 in Gwinnett County, Georgia. She was born October 10, 1858 in Gwinnett County, Georgia, and died February 14, 1931 in Gwinnett County, Georgia.
Children of STEWART HUFF and MARY SPARKS are:
i. NOLYA ELIZABETH6 HUFF, b. April 24, 1878; d. Bet. 1879 - 1972.
ii. JOHN THOMAS HUFF, b. July 24, 1880, Gwinnett County, Georgia; d. May 18, 1950, Gwinnett County, Georgia (at home); m. NINA ELLEN ROBERTS, December 17, 1905, Gwinnett County, Georgia; b. November 17, 1884, Gwinnett County, Georgia; d. March 13, 1963, Gwinnett County, Georgia.
Notes for JOHN THOMAS HUFF:
John Huff was a farmer. He also had apple orchard raising golden delicious and red delicious apples. He grew grapes, strawberries, muscadine, scupperdine, peaches, watermelon and cantelope and cabbage. He was a hard worker. Everything was well tended. He grew cotton along with all the vegetables. I remember inside his house, he had a place where he marked on the wall the heights of Quill Huff's three youngest sons when they came to visit from Detroit, MI. He was also partial to my sister, Judy, of all of the grandchildren.
iii. FLOYD ANDREW HUFF, b. January 14, 1883; d. Bet. 1884 - 1973.
iv. MARY GRACE HUFF, b. May 01, 1886; d. Bet. 1887 - 1980.
v. SYTIRA ALMA HUFF, b. October 26, 1888; d. Bet. 1889 - 1982.
7. VANOY (BOSE) AMBOSE5 HUFF (JOHN AUSBORN4, GEORGE3, WILLIAM JR.2, WILLIAM SR.1) was born March 15, 1865 in Laurenceville, Gwinnett Co., GA, and died June 29, 1950 in Laurenceville, Gwinnett Co., GA. He married ELLA C. TAYLOR 1887. She was born May 07, 1869.
Child of VANOY HUFF and ELLA TAYLOR is:
i. ZILLIE HARRIETT6 HUFF, b. October 24, 1888, Laurenceville, Gwinnett Co., GA; d. April 04, 1967, Laurenceville, Gwinnett Co., GA; m. LUTHER DAVID BRADFORD, January 01, 1911, Laurenceville, Gwinnett Co., GA; b. April 12, 1888, Laurenceville, Gwinnett Co., GA.
Generation No. 6
8. THOMAS NEWTON6 HUFF (OLIVER MARTIN5, JOHN AUSBORN4, GEORGE3, WILLIAM JR.2, WILLIAM SR.1) was born May 21, 1854 in Corinth, Mississippi. He married (2) REBECCA JANE TIMMONS October 14, 1888 in Alcorn Mississippi. She was born September 19, 1856 in Corinth, Mississippi.
Children of THOMAS NEWTON HUFF are:
9. i. WILLIAM OLIVER7 HUFF, b. June 27, 1882, Gibson County Tennessee; d. January 07, 1953, Abeline Texas, Buried in Abeline Public Cemetery.
ii. WALTER HUFF.
iii. CARSON CLAY HUFF.
Child of THOMAS HUFF and REBECCA TIMMONS is:
iv. DOCK ARTHUR7 HUFF, b. September 18, 1891, Corinth, Mississippi; d. November 10, 1952, San francisco, California, Buried in Golden Gate National Cemetery., San Bruno California.
Generation No. 7
9. WILLIAM OLIVER7 HUFF (THOMAS NEWTON6, OLIVER MARTIN5, JOHN AUSBORN4, GEORGE3, WILLIAM JR.2, WILLIAM SR.1) was born June 27, 1882 in Gibson County Tennessee, and died January 07, 1953 in Abeline Texas, Buried in Abeline Public Cemetery. He married SALLIE ANN ROBBINS. She was born March 27, 1883 in Henderson County Tennessee, and died January 06, 1958 in Abeline Texas, Buried in Abeline Public Cemetery.
Children of WILLIAM HUFF and SALLIE ROBBINS are:
10. i. HETTIE8 HUFF, b. 1904.
ii. JAMES ROBERT HUFF, b. 1906.
11. iii. EDNA IRENE HUFF, b. 1909.
12. iv. CLIFFORD CLAY HUFF, b. June 27, 1910, Jones County Texas; d. January 28, 1995, Abeline Texas, Buried in Hamby Cemetery.
v. KATHLEEN HUFF, b. 1913.
13. vi. ANNIE MYRTLE HUFF, b. 1916.
vii. LA VADA HUFF, b. 1918.
14. viii. OPAL HUFF, b. Aft. 1920.
Generation No. 8
10. HETTIE8 HUFF (WILLIAM OLIVER7, THOMAS NEWTON6, OLIVER MARTIN5, JOHN AUSBORN4, GEORGE3, WILLIAM JR.2, WILLIAM SR.1) was born 1904. She married EDWARD HENRY HORNSBY.
Child of HETTIE HUFF and EDWARD HORNSBY is:
i. VIOLA MAE9 HORNSBY, b. January 23, 1927.
11. EDNA IRENE8 HUFF (WILLIAM OLIVER7, THOMAS NEWTON6, OLIVER MARTIN5, JOHN AUSBORN4, GEORGE3, WILLIAM JR.2, WILLIAM SR.1) was born 1909. She married JAMES CECIL COOK.
Children of EDNA HUFF and JAMES COOK are:
i. PANSY JANE9 COOK, b. September 29, 1935.
ii. PATSY JEAN COOK, b. September 29, 1935.
12. CLIFFORD CLAY8 HUFF (WILLIAM OLIVER7, THOMAS NEWTON6, OLIVER MARTIN5, JOHN AUSBORN4, GEORGE3, WILLIAM JR.2, WILLIAM SR.1) was born June 27, 1910 in Jones County Texas, and died January 28, 1995 in Abeline Texas, Buried in Hamby Cemetery. He married IMA LOU OSBORN November 11, 1935 in Breckenridge Texas, daughter of ROBERT OSBORN and SARAH DEMENT. She was born January 05, 1912 in Yantis Texas, and died April 01, 1997 in Abeline Texas, Buried in Hamby Cemetery.
Children of CLIFFORD HUFF and IMA OSBORN are:
i. TOMMY LEE9 HUFF, b. August 22, 1936, Fort Worth Texas; d. December 12, 1942, Abeline Texas.
ii. MARTHA SUE HUFF, b. March 05, 1938; m. KIRKMAN.
iii. BOB EDWARD HUFF, b. September 28, 1944.
iv. JOHNNIE MILTON HUFF, b. January 07, 1946.
15. v. RICHARD THOMAS (DICKIE) HUFF, b. August 25, 1950, Abeline Texas; d. March 19, 1978, Abeline Texas, Buried in Hamby Cemetery.
13. ANNIE MYRTLE8 HUFF (WILLIAM OLIVER7, THOMAS NEWTON6, OLIVER MARTIN5, JOHN AUSBORN4, GEORGE3, WILLIAM JR.2, WILLIAM SR.1) was born 1916. She married JOHNNIE HUEY AARON.
Children of ANNIE HUFF and JOHNNIE AARON are:
i. EDWARD LOW9 AARON, b. January 28, 1933.
ii. WILLIAM ROE AARON, b. September 01, 1934.
14. OPAL8 HUFF (WILLIAM OLIVER7, THOMAS NEWTON6, OLIVER MARTIN5, JOHN AUSBORN4, GEORGE3, WILLIAM JR.2, WILLIAM SR.1) was born Aft. 1920. She married GEORGE B. ANGLIN. He was born July 25, 1918, and died December 07, 1992.
Child of OPAL HUFF and GEORGE ANGLIN is:
i. ROSE ANN9 ANGLIN, b. May 05, 1936.
Generation No. 9
15. RICHARD THOMAS (DICKIE)9 HUFF (CLIFFORD CLAY8, WILLIAM OLIVER7, THOMAS NEWTON6, OLIVER MARTIN5, JOHN AUSBORN4, GEORGE3, WILLIAM JR.2, WILLIAM SR.1) was born August 25, 1950 in Abeline Texas, and died March 19, 1978 in Abeline Texas, Buried in Hamby Cemetery. He married (1) SHERRY LEA FERGUSON. She was born February 04, 1951 in Grayson County Texas. He married (2) CHERYL A September 02, 1969 in April 22, 1971 DIVORCED: Abeline Texas. She was born Abt. 1951. He married (3) PAMELA G May 07, 1971 in February 05, 1973 DIVORCED: Abeline Texas. She was born Abt. 1951.
Notes for SHERRY LEA FERGUSON:
Likes To sew and Make things LOVES to make crafts and Spend time with her family. She always tells me her grandson I Love you tip Of your Toes Top of your head. We used to watch White Fang at her house.
Child of RICHARD HUFF and SHERRY FERGUSON is:
16. i. PAMELA GAYLE10 HUFF, b. December 01, 1967.
Child of RICHARD HUFF and CHERYL A is:
ii. BRENDA JEANETTE10 HUFF, b. October 23, 1998, Abeline Texas.
Generation No. 10
16. PAMELA GAYLE10 HUFF (RICHARD THOMAS (DICKIE)9, CLIFFORD CLAY8, WILLIAM OLIVER7, THOMAS NEWTON6, OLIVER MARTIN5, JOHN AUSBORN4, GEORGE3, WILLIAM JR.2, WILLIAM SR.1) was born December 01, 1967. She married (1) AARON WILLIAMS. He was born April 01, 1968 in Dallas Texas. She married (2) JAY ERIC (ERIC) HOLLOWAY.
Children of PAMELA HUFF and AARON WILLIAMS are:
i. DUSTIN KEITH (DUSTY)11 WILLIAMS, b. November 26, 1986.
ii. CODY AARON WILLIAMS, b. August 08, 1990.
Children of PAMELA HUFF and JAY HOLLOWAY are:
iii. LOGAN J11 HOLLOWAY.
iv. KAILEY LANE HOLLOWAY.
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