Elsie Louisa <I>Wiggins</I> Hough

Elsie Louisa Wiggins Hough

Westernville, Oneida County, New York, USA
Death 11 Mar 1856 (aged 46)
Rome, Oneida County, New York, USA
Burial Rome, Oneida County, New York, USA
Plot sect 2
Memorial ID 13726051 · View Source
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According to the Wiggins family Bible, on file at Rome History Society, Elsie was one of 12 children, the youngest, born to Anning Wiggins and Catherine Woodworth, both originally of Newburgh, Orange Co., NY. They would move from Orange Co. to Saratoga Co. to Oneida Co. 1790-1801. Most of her siblings lived in Rome, 2 to Watertown, one to IN, one to Chautauqua Co.

Elsie married by 1835 and lived all her young life in Rome, NY
1850 & 1855 in Truxton, NY, Augustus and Elsie Louise with Children:
Jeanette b 1836,
Broughton b. 1837, will die at Gettysburg 1863
Walter, b. 1839,
Perlina Hannah, b. 1846
in 1855, Jeanette and Broughton live with Woodworth cousins in Sterling.

1860 Sterling, NY, widower 4 years, Augustus surname misspelled "HOOF", lives alone near sons, Broughton and Walter who live nearby, each in their own home. Jeanette and Hannah need research.

Broughton was killed in Civil War at Gettysburg one week after his cousin, Zelotus Wiggins (Annin, Wm) also from New York,killed July 3.

1870 Walter not found

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wife of Augustus Hough age 46 yrs 2 mos


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  • Maintained by: Ronni Croft
  • Originally Created by: BAL
  • Added: 25 Mar 2006
  • Find a Grave Memorial 13726051
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Elsie Louisa Wiggins Hough (11 Jan 1810–11 Mar 1856), Find a Grave Memorial no. 13726051, citing Wright Settlement Cemetery, Rome, Oneida County, New York, USA ; Maintained by Ronni Croft (contributor 49316328) .