Levan Manassa Hufford

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Levan Manassa Hufford

Levan is the son of John Hoffert bn Sept 25, 1795 Bucks county Pa. died???? Allentown,Lehigh county,Pa.
and Nancy (Kleckner)Hoffert bn Aug 25,1798 Allentown,Lehigh county,Pa. died Feb 20, 1869 Allentown,Lehigh county,Pa

Levan M. Hufford bn 1827, Died June 27,1896 Wilkes-Barre Luzerne county,Pa. He married Sarah Ann Newhard bn Feb 1,1835 Allentown,Lehigh county,Pa. Died Sept 9,1871 Allentown Lehigh county,Pa. married Dec 24,1851 Allentown Pa.

From this union came two son's
Franklin Manassa Hufford bn Aug 16,1853 Died Aug 23,1919 Rock Run Twsp,Stephenson county, Illinois
Alfred E.Hufford bn Aug 1857 Wilkes-Barre Luzerne county,Pa.
Died 1935 Illinois or Wisc.

Levan Hufford was a veteran of The Civil War in which he served two terms.It was at this time his name changes from Hoffert to Hufford

Levan Hufford pvt.,Capt.Treffeison's Co.,56 Reg't Pa.Inf*
age 35 years
on the organization named above. ROLL DATED
Harrisburg,Pa. Jan. 18,1862
MUSTER -IN DATE: Jan 18,1862
Joined for duty and enrolled:
WHEN:Jan 1,1862
WHERE: Luzerne
PERIOD: During the War
Dischared: Feb 13,1864 Culpeper,Virginia

Volunteer Enlistment
STATE: Virginia
Town: Culpeper
Date: Feb 13,1864
Appears on CO. MUSTER-OUT ROLL dated
Near Washington D C. July 1,1865

Levan returned home where he married Sarah Slyker bn 1845 Pa.
from this union came four children.
Ida Hufford bn abt 1869 Wilkes-Barre Pa.
Margaret E.(Maggie)Hufford bn Nov 1878 Wilkes-Barre Pa.
John Hufford bn Jan 1881 Wilkes-Barre Pa.
William Hufford bn Jan 1883 Wilkes-Barre Pa.

Levan's Company were at numerous,numerous Battles they were at the second Battle of Bull Run and played a definitive roll at the Battle of Gettysburg.
Levan served in the Ambulance Corp's for both terms


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Levan M. Hufford





  • Created by: Richard Hufford
  • Added: 30 Jun 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 72326548
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Levan Manassa Hufford (1827–27 Jun 1896), Find A Grave Memorial no. 72326548, citing Hollenback Cemetery, Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Richard Hufford (contributor 47542387) .