Two more Hufford women found from page 244

Two more finds within the last week from page 244 of the 1909 book:

FIRST, Anna Louise Hufford (Mrs. Forney), daughter of George Andrew (son of Solomon, who was son of Philip, who was son of Christian b. 1716): Anna is listed as “Anna,” child number 2 of George Andrew. There is a trick to figuring out the listing of children for Anna: Her husband is listed as David C. FORNEY, married October 11, 1881, and ten children are listed for her. Yes, Anna had ten children, but those first two children were not the children of Mr. Forney. One is listed with the surname SHROYER on the 1880 census, but by adulthood, both of those sons were using their mother’s maiden name — Hufford. The trick was realizing that they got their Hufford surname from their mother, not their father.  Anna”s findagrave page has details of Anna’s life: Anna Louise Hufford (Mrs. David C. Forney)

Anna’s huband’s obituary from September 1929 was key to solving the puzzle. His obit listed as surviving children “five sons and three daughters, Sherman E. and R. E. [Roy E.] Forney, Altoona; Mrs. Ina Austin, Mary, Albert and Calvin Forney, at home; George Forney, in Virginia; Mrs. Ellie Huss, Hollidaysburg; two stepsons, Harry and Maurice Hufford, Altoona.”  The obit appeared in the Bedford Gazette (newspaper, Bedford, PA) on October 4, 1929.

SECOND, Sarah Emma Hufford (Mrs. McManamy), another daughter of that same George Andrew Hufford.  Sarah Emma is listed as “Emma,” child number 6 . The only information the 1909 book gives for Sarah Emma is that she married Mr. McMANAMY. No dates, no children, no location, and no first name for her husband. Here is the information at findagrave: Sarah Emma Hufford (Mrs. James Elmer McManamy).

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