looking for information on william huddleston stockport ny 1870 census

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William Huddleston was 67y in 1770 NY Census. He was b. Ireland as was his wife, Charlotte 54y.

Another William Huddleston was also 67y, born NY, wife Maria, 49y b. NY. Others in the NY, NY household were William H. 31y, Charles W. 28, Anna, 17 and Augusta 9.

There was a Wm Huddleston b. NY 1929; a Willie Huddleston b. 1866 NY; a Willie Huddleston b. 1865 NY; a Wm Hudleston b. 1825 England; and a Wm Huddleston b 1846 in NY.

All of these men were in the 1870 United States Census for NY.
by Frank Gill G2G Astronaut (2.4m points)
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There appears to be mostly census data, some shown below,  and not birth or marriage records on familysearch.  Maybe you can try plugging in the childrens names in the free search tool at:  https://familysearch.org/  and see if you can find out anymore.

He was a widower in 1880.

US  Census, 1870 Stockport, Columbia, NY


 William Huddleston  M 67y NY

 Maria Huddleston F 49y NY

 William H Huddleston M 31y NY

 Charles W Huddleston M 28y NY

 Anna Huddleston F 17y NY

 Augusta Huddleston F 9y NY


U S Census, 1880 


self  Charles Huddlesom M 37 NY

wife  Etta Huddlesom F 32 NY

dau  Beulah Huddlesom F 9 NY

dau  Leila Huddlesom F 7 NY

dau  Maud Huddlesom F 1 NY

father  William Huddlesom  M 80 NY  Widowed


US Census, 1850 Greenport, Columbia,  NY


 Wm Huddleston M 39 NY

 Maria Huddleston F 29 NY

 Wm H Huddleston M 11 NY

 Charles W Huddleston  M 9 NY

 John Huddleston M 4 NY

 Bennsley Huddleston M 2 NY

by Chris Hoyt G2G6 Pilot (819k points)
Thanks Chris.  I'm new at this.  I've gotten from my father, Kenneth Winfred Hudelston Jr. back to 1870, in which I think William and Maria are 5th generation back.  I couldn't get any further back in time, such a novice.  Your record of 1850 in Greenport makes perfect since.  I think William in Greenport has parents who maybe immigrants.  Also the variation in spelling is touch, seems I have a family line that changes spelling over time.  There may be an "e"  on end of surname early on???  Today it is spelled as above.  Again, THANKS!!    Patricia Hudelston McLaughlin
Your welcome.   Spelling variants are often caused by census takers who often wrote what they 'heard'! and not because the individual spelled it out for them.

And then sometimes its a transcription problem where the cursive, hand written records are difficult to read.  Even Hoyt has variants - Hoit, Hoite, Hoyte, etc.

Happy Hunting

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