Heathcock Genealogy Database - Person Sheet
Heathcock Genealogy Database - Person Sheet
NameElizabeth (Unknown) , 6G Grandmother
1Leonard Huff 670, 6G Grandfather
Birth1725, Monmouth Co NJ
Death1810, Cocke Co TN671 Age: 85
FatherWilliam Hoff (1685-1746)
MotherElizabeth (Unknown) (1692-1774)
Marriageca 1743, Monmouth Co NJ671
ChildrenJoseph (ca1750-1827)
 Peter (ca1749-1830)
 Samuel (ca1750-ca1815)
 Thomas (ca1752-)
 John (1758-1843)
Notes for Elizabeth (Unknown)
Elizabeth’s surname had been said to be Stout, but with no documentation of source.676
Notes for Leonard (Spouse 1)
Notice in the New York Gazette671
September 12, 1748

"to be sold; a good plantation at Middletown, a large neck of land called Weycake Neck, about 12 miles from Amboy, and about 30 miles from New York. There is on it two dwelling houses and a barn, about 50 acres cleared, etc. also another tract of 200 acres, etc. Any persons inclining to purchase both or either the said tracts may apply to Leonard Huff, living on premises, or the Elizabeth Huff at Trenton, who will agree on reasonable term and give good title to the same"

In 1761, Leonard Huff bought land in Agusta Co VA. At the time he was a resident of Halifax Co VA. He still owned the land in 1767:672

Page 390--22d May, 1761. John MILLS and Mary, of Lunenburg (County), to Leonard HUFF (HOOFF), of Halifax County, 25, 400 acres, part of 580 (acres) patented to John, 22d April, 1760, at Bent Mountain, on Huff's Creek, a branch of Roanoke. Delivered: Samuel LEWIS, December, 1777.673

Page 96--22d October, 1768. John MILLS and Mary to William CARVIN, 50, patent to John MILLS, 10th July, 1767, 325 acres on the Bent Mountain and Little Bottom Creek, a branch of Roanoke; corner (of) Leonard HUFF's land. Teste: Arthur CAMPBELL, John BOWYER, Ben. ESTILL, Samuel McDOWELL, William CHRISTIAN.

Leonard was a surveyor and served in the revolutionary war as a munitions maker. A Leonard Huff appears on a list of names of the men who participated in the Battle of Point Pleasant, first battle of the American Revolution, 10 October 1774.674

He was a member of the Big Pigeon Baptist Church in Cocke Co TN in 1789:675

Met at PETER FINES on frensh Broud the 28th of February 1789 and after prays proseaded to buisness- proposed whither any Objections Against the former plan of this Constitution answear.d None --SAMUEL HILL Receiv.d into the Church by letter of recmendation - proposed for the Day of Church Meeting to bee the Saturday before the first sabath in the month. Adjournd to the 4th of April 1789. A. MCKAY Clk

Met According to Adjornment the 4th of April 1789 -Opened Meeting by prayr and proseaded to buisness Whearas the times looking very Deficualt in respect of the Indians being so trobelsom and in Case the Church should be Disolv.d under such a unhappy sircumstance the Church Doth hearby impower ABRAM MCKAY as Calrk of sd Church to give any Ordily Member so Disolv.d A letter of Dismition in behalf of sd. Church Receiv.d by letter of Recomendation our brethren JOHN MATHES, DANEIL HILL, LENARD HUFF also sister MARYAN MATHES the Elder, and MARYAN MATHES the younger, ELIZABETH BARKER and CATE a Negro - Wom hath all gave in thear letters of Recomendation by a motion being Made for the want of Elders in the Church as being Destetute of the same . . and its Concluded that the Church bee on a travel for the same Ajornd till Next Meeting in Corse. A. MCKAY
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