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J. H. HUDDLESTON 12620 - Fulton Co

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J. H. HUDDLESTON 12620 - Fulton Co

Posted: 1505912257000
Classification: Biography
Surnames: Huddleston, Brooks, Meadows, Wolf, Bolinger, Burns, Bailey
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Kentucky Genealogy and Biography, Volume 8B, Battle-Perrin-Kniffin, 2nd ed., 1886

J. H. HUDDLESTON, Fulton County, was born October 21, 1848, in Smith County, Tenn., and is the youngest of eleven children born to Daniel and Sarah (Brooks) Huddleston, natives of Tennessee. The father was of Swedish descent, the mother of English. J. H. remained at home until the age of eighteen, and received a common school education. He went to Texas when nineteen, where he remained one year as a salesman at Bagdad. He returned home and worked on a farm for three years. In 1873 he came to Fulton, where he began clerking for Mr. Meadows, with whom he remained until 1881, when he embarked in business for himself with Charles Wolf. This firm remained in operation eighteen months. Subject began clerking again, but in January, 1883, he formed a partnership with R. M. Bolinger in the hardware business, and this firm is still in operation. March 29, 1877, he was married to Miss Cordie Burns of Paducah, a daughter of Robert and Hester (Bailey) Burns. The father was of Scottish descent, a native of Scott County, Ky., the mother of Kentucky, but of Irish descent. Three children were born to this union, one of whom is still living, Clarence W. Mr. and Mrs. Huddleston are members of the Christian Church. He is a member of the I.O.O.F fraternity.

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