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Rudolph (Hoffmann) Huffman Sr. (1732 - 1794)

Rudolph Huffman Sr. formerly Hoffmann
Born in Damstadt, Rhineland-Palatinate, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germanymap
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Died in Somerset Township, Washington, Pennsylvania, United Statesmap
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Rudolph Huffman?Hoffman

b: ca. 1732 in Darmstadt, Germany

Married: 1) ? and 2) Dorathy Weisz on 8 May 1758 in the Reformed Church in Frederick, Frederick County, Maryland.

d: 22 Feb 1784 on his farm located in Somerset Township, Washington County Pennsylvania.

There is no cemetery or tombstone for Rudolph and Dorathy Weisz Huffman. They were buried in the pasture on their farm. (Source: Carolyn Huffman)

He was a distiller; bgt 400 ac land, Pigeon Creek, Somerset Tp, Wash Co PA, 1785. Will dtd 6 Feb 1794, prb 22 Mar 1794, Wash Co PA. He & fam took part in Whiskey Rebellion, 1794, Washington Co PA. According to WKH, Rudolph "on wrong side of Rev War."

Some old papers state that he came to Pigeon Creek from Ohio Co WV. Lvd 1st in Frederick Co MD, later to Washington Co MD bef settling in WV/PA. Placement of Rudolph here tentative based on various reports pointing this way, but not yet proven. His farm was known as "Scenery Hill".

Spouse: Dorathy Weisz-Hoffman (1736 - 1813)


John Huffman (1753 - 1826)

Martin Huffman (1769 - 1812)

Daniel Huffman (1780 - 1860)

Joseph Huffman (1782 - 1839)

Solomon Huffman (1784 - 1834)


Find A Grave Memorial# 111413943

Birth: 1732, Germany Death: Feb. 22, 1794 Washington County Pennsylvania, USA


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