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Rev Orville E. Huggins
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Birth: Jan. 31, 1832
New York, USA
Death: Sep. 14, 1855
Illinois, USA

"Orville E. Huggins, removed in 1847 from Penfield, N.Y., to Illinois, where he united with the Osceola church in 1852, and was soon licensed to preach by the Walnut Creek Q.M.(Quarterly Meeting). He was a young man of much promise, and his death, Sept. 14, 1855, at the age of 23, was much lamented."

Source: Free Baptist Cyclopaedia: Historical and Biographical : the Rise, Gideon Albert Burgess, John T. Ward - 1889, Page 281
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The Glendale School, though not known in the beginning by that name, was opened in the fall of 1849 in a little log cabin.

Orville Huggins was the first teacher, and pupils of all ages attended. A huge fireplace that was kept filled with great logs heated the cabin.

On April 3rd, 1850, Enoch Huggins and wife deeded a piece of ground eight rod square in the N. W. corner N.W. Quarter of Section 36, Radnor Township, to School District No. 5. A short time thereafter, a schoolhouse was built which has always been known as Glendale.

Written by Florence I. Campbell
June 1931
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Enoch Huggins (1799 - 1869)
  Irena Nevens Huggins (1804 - 1860)
 
 Siblings:
  Orville E. Huggins (1832 - 1855)
  Mary E Huggins (1833 - 1866)*
  Mary Elizabeth Huggins Clark (1833 - 1866)*
  Marilla J. Huggins Spencer (1835 - 1864)*
  Charles Huggins (1837 - 1867)*
  Sybil I. Huggins (1840 - 1861)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
ORVILL E. HUGGINS (sic, s/b ORVILLE)
DIED
Sep. 14, 1855
AGED
23Ys,7Ms,14Ds
 
Burial:
Mount Hawley Cemetery
Peoria
Peoria County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Sydney Haines Stephens
Record added: Jun 15, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 5544695
Rev Orville E. Huggins
Added by: Dan Ryan
 
Rev Orville E. Huggins
Added by: Dan Ryan
 
Rev Orville E. Huggins
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Added by: Steve Slaughter
 
 
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He died at the young age of 23 (Don't know if his death was accidental or from natural causes. He was well thought of and much lamented.
- winnie yandell
 Added: Jan. 23, 2013
You were thought of today. God Bless!
- Julia
 Added: Nov. 8, 2002
 
 
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