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Rufus M “Bud” HuieAge: 75 years18651940

Rufus M “Bud” Huie
Given names
Rufus M
Birth January 11, 1865
Historical Event
American Civil War
between April 1861 and May 1865

Note: In the spring of 1861, tensions between the northern and southern United States over issues including state's right versus federal authority, westward expansion and slavery exploded into the American Civil War -
Historical Event
The Alaska Purchase
1867 (Age 23 months)
Note: The Alaska Purchase was the purchase of 586,412 square miles of new territory by the United States from the Russian Empire (a bargain at two cents an acre) -
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1867 (Age 23 months)
Note: 3,093 perished from yellow fever in New Orleans -
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed
1869 (Age 3 years)

Note: The First Transcontinental Railroad was a 1,907-mile contiguous railroad line constructed between 1863 and 1869 across the western United States to connect the Pacific coast with the existing Eastern U.S. rail network -
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic of 1878
1878 (Age 12 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley -
MarriageVaden WilkersonView this family
August 9, 1893 (Age 28 years)
Birth of a son
#1William Herschel Huie
November 29, 1895 (Age 30 years)
Birth of a son
#2Hubert H Huie
December 7, 1897 (Age 32 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 33 years)
Note: The Spanish-American War was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States, the result of American intervention in the Cuban War of Independence -
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Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 50 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 51 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 52 years)

Note: Spanish Influenza killed over 500,000 people in the United States, and somewhere between 20 and 40 million in what has been cited as the most devastating epidemic in history -
Marriage of a childWilliam Herschel HuieVera ShemwellView this family
estimated 1920 (Age 54 years)

Birth of a grandson
#1William Herschel Huie Jr.
August 17, 1921 (Age 56 years)
Marriage of a childWilliam Herschel HuieThelma Ruth BryantView this family
estimated 1928 (Age 62 years)

Birth of a grandson
#2Thomas Gene “Tommy” Huie
September 16, 1929 (Age 64 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 64 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Birth of a granddaughter
#3Ruby Faye Huie
August 8, 1937 (Age 72 years)
Death June 29, 1940 (Age 75 years)
Last change September 20, 201711:26:02

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Vaden Wilkerson - View this family
Rufus M “Bud” Huie
Birth: January 11, 1865Graves, Kentucky, United States
Death: June 29, 1940Graves, Kentucky, United States
Marriage: August 9, 1893Graves, Kentucky, United States
2 years
2 years
Hubert H Huie
Birth: December 7, 1897 32 28Graves, Kentucky, United States
Death: July 7, 1992Huntsville, Madison, Alabama, United States

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