Col William Elliott Huger Sr.


Col William Elliott Huger Sr.

Spring Hill, Barbour County, Alabama, USA
Death 3 Jul 1901 (aged 60)
New York, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Burial New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, USA
Memorial ID 70632956 View Source
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Aged 60 years; a native of Spring Hill, Alabama.

Former president of the Stock Exchange.

Husband of the former Elizabeth Polk, daughter of General Leonidas Polk.

Survived by his wife, three sons - John M., Arthur M., W.E. Jr., and three daughters.

1st Lieutenant, Confederate Army, Civil War
Served in Co. B, 1st Special (Rightor's) Battalion, Louisiana Infantry and as ADC on Gen. Staff; Co. I, Dreux's Battery, Louisiana Artillery

Obituary - The Daily Picayune, (New Orleans, LA); July 4, 1901; page 10.

Military information supplied by The Sons of Confederate Veterans

William Elliott Huger is the great grandson of Arthur Middleton, SC Signer of the Declaration of Independence.


Father of seven children.


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