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Subject: Re: [ILPERRY] Kennedy / Gibson, etc
Date: Sat, 04 Apr 2009 19:16:08 -0000
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1. WILLIAM JOHNSON5 HUFF (WILLIAM4, MICHAEL3, MICHAEL2, JOHN1) was born abt 1803 in Ohio, and died Bef. 1850. He married ELIZABETH GIBSON August 09, 1827 in Tuscarawas Co., Ohio, daughter of THOMAS GIBSON and JANE BUCHANAN. She was born Bet. 1804 - 1809 in Pennsylvania or Ohio, and died September 05, 1865 in Perry Co., Illinois.
More About ELIZABETH GIBSON:
Burial: Cudgetown Cemetery, Perry Co., Illinois1
Census 1850: Clay, Tuscarawas, Ohio; Roll: M432_734; Page: 139; Image: 278.
Census 1860: Township 5 S Range 2 W, Perry, Illinois; Roll: M653_218; Page: 0; Image: 122
More About WILLIAM HUFF and ELIZABETH GIBSON:
Marriage: August 09, 1827, Tuscarawas Co., Ohio
Children of WILLIAM HUFF and ELIZABETH GIBSON are:
i.ZACCHEUS B.6 HUFF, b. Bet. 1829 - 1830, Ohio; m. MARY ANN GANT, February 15, 1857, Perry Co., Illinois.
Notes for ZACCHEUS B. HUFF:
Name: Zacheus B Huff
Issue Date: 1 Aug 1857
State of Record: Illinois
Accession Number: IL1610__.381
Metes and Bounds: No
Land Office: Kaskaskia
US Reservations: No
Mineral Reservations: No
Authority: April 24, 1820: Sale-Cash Entry (3 Stat. 566)
Document Number: 17919
Legal Land Description:
Notes for MARY ANN GANT:
April 4, 2009 e-mail from Leah Rodis
I believe she is the sister of my ancestor Levi Gant. Their parents were Richard and Rosanna Gant (don't know Rosanna's maiden name). Before IL, they lived in Guernsey Co, OH. Richard owned a farm there - the property is listed on the 1855 plat map. In 1840, they were in Allegheny Co, PA. Believe Richard is related to John Gant (possibly brothers) and that he was originally from NJ.
Richard and Rosanna had five known children: the oldest, possibly also named Richard (listed only in 1840); Margaret (md John Warden); Mary Ann (md Zaccheus Huff); Sarah J. (md Lewis Hess); Levi (md Mary Ann Topping in Guernsey Co).
I have a copy of Richard's will. He died 8 Aug 1859.
My notes on Richard and Rosanna:
Richard Gant purchased two tracts of land in Guernsey Co OH in 1837 and 1838. In 1837 BLM land documents list him as a resident of Allegheny Co PA; in 1838 he is listed as a resident of Guernsey Co OH. In his will dated 23 Dec 1857, Richard named his heirs and left the bulk of his estate including the farm, house and contents, to his wife, Rosanna. Upon her death, these were to go to their son Levi. Richard left a parcel of land to his daughter Margaret N. Warden and $5 in cash to each of his daughters, Mary A. Huff and Sarah J. Hess.
The 1860 census of Perry Co, Illinois, lists Rosanna as head of household. Living with her is Margaret Huff. Presumably, this is her daughter Mary Huff. Next door is the family of Lewis Gant, whom I believe to be Rosanna's son Levi (died 15 Aug 1860). In 1870, Rosanna appears in the household of her son-in-law John Warden (her daughter Margaret died bef 1870).
More About ZACCHEUS HUFF and MARY GANT:
Marriage: February 15, 1857, Perry Co., Illinois
2.ii.GEORGE W. HUFF, b. Abt. 1831, Ohio.
iii.JANE HUFF, b. Bet. 1831 - 1832, Ohio.
iv.MARGARET HUFF, b. Abt. 1832.
Notes for MARGARET HUFF:
Jane and Margaret could be the same individuals? With the true name Margaret Jane Huff?
v.MINERVA HUFF, b. Bet. 1833 - 1834, Ohio.
vi.WILLIAM P. HUFF, b. Bet. 1835 - 1836, Ohio.
3.vii.RACHEL K. HUFF, b. Bet. 1842 - 1844, Ohio.
Generation No. 2
2. GEORGE W.6 HUFF (WILLIAM JOHNSON5, WILLIAM4, MICHAEL3, MICHAEL2, JOHN1) was born Abt. 1831 in Ohio. He married SARAH J. FOSTER June 19, 1856 in Perry Co., Illinois. She was born Abt. 1837 in Missouri or Tennessee.
More About GEORGE W. HUFF:
Census 1860: Township 5 S Range 2 W, Perry, Illinois; Roll: M653_218; Page: 0; Image: 122.
Census 1870: Township 5 Range 2, Perry, Illinois; Roll: M593_268; Page: 194; Image: 193.
More About GEORGE HUFF and SARAH FOSTER:
Marriage: June 19, 1856, Perry Co., Illinois
Children of GEORGE HUFF and SARAH FOSTER are:
i.ELIZABETH ISABEL7 HUFF, b. August 12, 1857, Illinois; d. April 10, 1902; m. SAMUEL WILEY WILSON, October 21, 1880, Perry Co., Illinois; b. January 1858, Perry Co., Illinois; d. August 08, 1929, Joplin, Jasper Co., Missouri.
More About SAMUEL WILSON and ELIZABETH HUFF:
Marriage: October 21, 1880, Perry Co., Illinois
ii.JOSEPHINE HUFF, b. Bet. 1858 - 1859, Illinois; m. A. W. THORNBERRY, August 31, 1879, Perry Co., Illinois.
More About A. THORNBERRY and JOSEPHINE HUFF:
Marriage: August 31, 1879, Perry Co., Illinois
iii.NATHAN H. HUFF, b. Bet. 1862 - 1863, Perry Co., Illinois.
3. RACHEL K.6 HUFF (WILLIAM JOHNSON5, WILLIAM4, MICHAEL3, MICHAEL2, JOHN1) was born Bet. 1842 - 1844 in Ohio. She married JAMES H. ANDERSON March 22, 1866 in Perry Co., Illinois. He was born Bet. 1839 - 1840 in Illinois.
Notes for RACHEL K. HUFF:
Perhaps her name was Rachel Katherine Huff since her name was variously spelled in records as Rachel C. Huff and Rachel K. Huff.
More About JAMES H. ANDERSON:
Census 1870: Township 5 Range 5, Randolph, Illinois; Roll: M593_272; Page: 221; Image: 40
Census 1880: Drywood, Vernon, Missouri; Roll: T9_739; Family History Film: 1254739; Page: 602.4000; Enumeration District: 222; Image: 0709.
More About JAMES ANDERSON and RACHEL HUFF:
Marriage: March 22, 1866, Perry Co., Illinois
Children of RACHEL HUFF and JAMES ANDERSON are:
i.GEORGE W.7 ANDERSON, b. Bet. 1866 - 1867, Illinois.
ii.ZACCHEUS B. ANDERSON, b. Bet. 1868 - 1869, Illinois.
iii.LUCIOUS P. ANDERSON, b. Bet. 1873 - 1874, Illinois.
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