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Mary Huffman (1816-aft.1870), m. John W. Harrington (1817-aft.1870), OH->IN
Posted by: J.G. Moore (ID *****8609) Date: June 08, 2009 at 09:33:45
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Seeking any information on the family seen below. Birthplaces of children seem to indicate the move to IN from OH was made ~1850-51. Their children went various directions, at least 3 to Indian Territory, at least 1 to CA, at least 1 to IL, and at least 2 to NE. There were various Harringtons and Huffmans/Hoffmans in Clark and surrounding counties at the time of the couple's marriage... does anybody have a clue to which of those families either of these individuals may belong?

IGI Extracted Local Records:
Spouse: John W. Harrington
Spouse: Mary Huffman
Marriage: 02 Dec 1838, Clark, Ohio

1870 Census, Sevastapol PO, Franklin Twp, Kosciusko Co, IN:
Herrington John , 60, Male, Day Laborer , Born OH,
"" Mary , 65, Fem , Keeping House , Born OH,
"" John , 24, Male, Day Laborer , Born OH,
"" Jonathan , 22, Male, Day Laborer , Born OH,
"" Isaac , 19, Male, Day Laborer , Born IN,
"" Christian, 14, Fem , Attends School , Born IN,
"" Mary , 12, Fem , Attends School , Born IN,
"" Jemima , 6, Fem , Attends School , Born IN,

Other children are known per a family bible record that a relative of mine received from a Hitchcock whose grandmother Maude Kirkpatrick gave a family Bible and a box of pictures. In the Bible was a series of small pages that had been ripped out of the order section of a seed catalog. She isn't sure who wrote the names & dates. The writing is really curly & old-fashioned, so some of it was hard for her to read:
John W. Harrington 8/11/1817
Mary Harrington 9/28/1816
David Harrington 10/19/1839
William " 12/29/1841
Rachel E. " 12/2/1842 (in the Bible that Grandma Tibbs had Rachel's birthday was 12/20/1843)
John " 1/5/1845
Johnathon M. " 7/7/1847
Charles W. " 8/3/1849
Isaac S. " 11/17/1851
Christiann " 7/23/1858
Mary Ana " 7/23/1858
Jemima " 11/26/1861

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