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  • ID: I00210
  • Sex: F
  • Birth: 20 JAN 1820 in Barren Co., KY
  • Death: 7 AUG 1911 in Green Twp., Polk Co., MO of Arterio Sclerosis
  • Burial: Hopewell Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery, Hopewell, Polk Co., MO 1
  • Note:

    1880 Greene Twp., Polk Co., MO Census, pg. 345
    Agnes HUCKABY, head, widow, F, W, age 59, b: KY > VA > VA; Keeping house
    Felix, son, single, M, W, age 24, b: KY > VA > KY; Farming
    Wane, son, single, M, W, age 21, b: MO > VA > KY; Farming
    J. J. C. son, single, M, W, age 17, b: MO > VA > KY; Farming
    Mary A., dau., single, F, W, age 14, b: MO > VA > KY; Keeping house
    Joseph B., son, single, M, W, age 24, b: MO > VA > KY

    1900 Green Twp., Polk Co., MO Census; 14th June (153-153)
    Agnes Huckaby, head, Jan 1821, age 79, widow, 12 of 17 children living, b: KY / VA / VA
    Wayne S., son, Jan 1859, age 41, single, MO / VA / KY
    James W. Moore, son-in-law, Oct 1867, age 32, married, AR / NC / AR
    Nancy C. Moore, dau., 2 of 3 children living, Jan 1873, age 27, married, MO / KY / MO
    William H. Moore, G-son, Jan 1897, age 3, MO / AR / MO
    Mary E. Moore, G-dau, Nov 1898, age 1, MO / AR / MO
    Note: Nancy C. really should be grandau., Wm Moore should be Grandson-in-law, Wm H. & Mary Moore really should be great grandchildren.

    1910 Green Twp., Polk Co., MO; 14th June (17-17)
    Wain S. Huckaby, head, age 51, married once for 9 years, b: MO / VA / KY; Farmer
    Mary S. wife, age 45, married once for 9 years, 6 of 6 children living, MO / KY / MO
    Joseph L., son, age 8, MO / MO / MO
    Icem O. or Ocem O. Huckaby, son, age 7, MO / MO / MO
    Esta E., dau., age 1, MO / MO / MO
    Dollie M. Hawkins, step-dau., age 14, MO / MO / MO
    Agnes Huckaby, mother, age 89, widow, 11 of 17 children living, KY / VA / VA; Blind

    WIDOW's PENSION for War of 1812 soldiers:

    State of Missouri
    County of Dallas
    On this 4th day of March 1880 appeared before me a Justice of the Peace within and for the county and State aforesaid, Agnes HUCKABY aged 59 years, a resident of Polk Co. in the State of Missouri who being duly sworn according to law, declares that she is a widow of Joseph Huckaby deceased, who was the identical Joseph Huckaby who served under the name Joseph Huckaby as a Private at Barren Co., KY; states that the following is a full description of her said husband at the time of his enlistment, viz aged 82 years at the time of his death, Farmer, born in Virginia, 6 foot 1 inch high, Black hair, Eyes Blue, Complex Dark. She further states that she was married to the said Joseph Huckaby in Barren Co., KY on the 23rd day June 1841 by Seth Bradshaw who was a Clergyman and that her name before her said marriage was Agness Kinslow and that she has not remarried since the death of the said soldier; and she further states that I was formerly married to Joseph Kinslow 1838 and the said Joseph Huckaby was married to Mary Bridges on or about 1821 and the said Mary Huckaby died about the year 1838 and that her husband Joseph Huckaby died in Polk Co., MO on the 1st day of Jan 1871 and she further declares that the following have been their only places of residences since being discharged from the army: and that we lived in Barren Co., KY and Polk Co., MO. And the said Joseph Huckaby received a land warrant and that I never made certificates for pension. My residence is Polk Co., MO and P.O. box address is Louisburg, Dallas Co., MO Signed Agness Huckaby, her mark
    Attest. James H. Karr
    I certify that the applicant is too feeble to go before the County Clerk this March 4th, 1880. J. W. Morrison, J. P.

    No. 39144 5236.80.55
    Service Pension War of 1812
    Act of March 9th, 1878
    Agnes Huckaby
    Louisburgh, Dallas Co., MO
    Widow of Joseph Huckaby
    KY Mil.
    died 9th January 1871 (notice date above is 1st January 1871)
    Rec'd March 8th, 1880, Claimant

    Aug 19, 1911 Letter from A. J. Hunter, Bolivar, MO to Comm. of Pensions Wash DC; you are informed that Agnes Huckaby who was pensioned under Cert. No. 30,414 as a widow of Joseph Huckaby, Pvt. of Capt. Thomas Griffin's Co. KY Militia, and paid at Topeka Agency, died on the 7th of Aug 1911, leaving no assets with which to reimburse those who bore expenses of her last sickness and burial. Her son Wayne S. Huckaby whose P.O. Box address is Huckaby, Polk Co., MO desires blanks and instructions for applying to be reimbursed, and be pleased to mail him such papers. A. J. Hunter

    Agnes Huckaby was paid $12 per month up until her death for her widow's pension.

    Application for Reimbursement
    State of MO
    Co. of Polk
    On this 18th day of September 1911, Wayne S. Huckaby aged 52 years, a resident of Huckaby, polk Co., MO requests reimbursement from the accrued pension for the expenses for the last sickness and burial of Agnes Huckaby, Cert. No. 30,414 on account of the service of Joseph Huckaby, Thomas Griffin's Co. KY Militia, War of 1812, last pension was paid May 4, 1911 from Topeka, KS office.
    Full name of pensioner? Agnes Huckaby, widow
    She had no insurance
    She left no money except for a few household goods; all she had was some old bedding, wearing apparel and some old articles, not exceeding the value of $ 30. The old articles and things were divided among her children more for memorials than for inheritance value. She left one unindorsed check. I was her son. I am married.
    Cause of death? Old age as general delibity
    Date of last sickness begin? June 7, 1911
    Date pensioner required regular daily attendance of another person constantly until her death? June 7, 1911
    Name of Doctor? Dr. T. D. Wrinkle, Pittsburg, hickory Co., MO
    Person who nursed pensioner? Mrs. Mary S. huckaby
    Where did pensioner live during last sickness? at home of Wayne S. huckaby, claimant
    Where did the pensioner die? At residence of Wayne S. Huckaby, huckaby, MO
    When did Pensioner die? Aug 7, 1911
    Where was pensioner buried? Hopewell Cem., near Huckaby, MO
    T. D. Wrinkle, M.D. Physician, unpaid, $ 3. 50
    Mrs. Mary S. Huckaby, nursing and care, paid, $61.00
    Charles Kirkpatrick, coffin, unpaid, $15.00
    Total $79.50
    Address Huckaby, Polk Co., MO signed Wayne S. Huckaby


    Death Certificate File No. 29168.
    Agnes Huckaby
    Female, White, Widow
    Born Jan 20, 1820 in KY
    Father: Jubal Payne b: TN
    Mother: Rhoda Basham b: VA
    Died August 7, 1911 in Green Twp., Polk Co., MO aged 91 yrs, 6 mo., & 17 days
    Cause of death: Arterio Sclerosis duration 2 yrs. & 8 mo.
    Burial: Hopewell Cem.
    Undertaker: C. C. Kirkpatrick, Pittsburg, MO
    Informant: William Shaw, Huckaby, MO (son-in-law)


    An "Old Mother in Israel" (Heading of Newspaper Article)
    Miss Agnes Payne was born in Kentucky 82 years ago. She was one of 16 children. All living to be grown. She married Joseph Kinslow, by whom she had two children. After the death of Mr. Kinslow she married Joseph Huckaby, by whom she had 15 children, ?? of whom are now living. She has ?? grand children, and 38 great grand children. By a former wife Joseph Huckaby had 9 children, 31 grand children and 35 great grand children. ?? to this number the two Kinslow children with their 25 children and grand children and we have a total of ?? children living now.

    The mother professed religion in her 17th year, having lived a Christian 65 years. She has been blind a number of years, but is active and strong for her years.

    by B.F. Chamberlain

    Copied from copy of old newspaper clipping written about 1903 with __ LIVER at the top. Possibly Boliver Free Press or Boliver Herald Press. Provided by: William A. Huckaby, Carmichael, CA, July 2, 1995

    An Aged Lady Gone (Heading of Newspaper Article)

    Agnes Payne was born in Kentucky, January 20, 1821. She was one of sixteen children, all of whom lived to be grown. In the autumn of 1837, she married Joseph Kinslow, by whom she had two children. Mr. Kinslow died in the spring of 1840, and in 1842 she married Joseph Huckaby. In the early 60's Mr. and Mrs. Huckaby moved to MO and settled in the northeastern part of Polk County. To this marriage was born fifteen children, and at the time of her death near Sentinel, MO, August 7, 1911, "Aunt Agnes" as she was familarly called, left living eleven children, seventy-eight grand children, one hundred one great-grand-children, and four great-great-grand children.

    In her seventeenth year she professed faith in Christ, and for many years to her death was a member of Hopewell Baptist church in this county. The funeral was conducted by B.F. Chamberlain, of Polk, and burial in the Hopewell cemetary.

    For thirty years past before her death she had been blind. Joseph Huckaby was a soldier of the War of 1812, and "Aunt Agnes" was one of the three last pensioners of that war. Mr. Huckaby was in the ever-memorable battle, which was commenced at daylight and lasted until 9 o'clock at night, the British lost more than twenty-five hundred men, including Pakenham, their leader, while the official report of Gen. Andrew Jackson showed the American loss to be "only seven killed and six wounded."

    Copied from copy of old newspaper clipping written shortly after August 7, 1911. Possibly Boliver Free Press or Boliver Herald Press. William Huckaby, Carmichael, CA, July 2, 1995

    Agnes (Payne) Kinslow Huckaby. Agnes was born 20 Jan 1820 in Barren Co., KY daughter of Jubal Payne and Rhoda Basham. She was the widow of Joseph Kinslow and Joseph Huckaby. Agnes had 17 children and died 7 Aug 1911 in Green Twp., Polk Co., MO. Photo Source: Ken Clagett.


    WFT Vol. 9 Tree 3669 - This family history lists Agnes PAYNE name as Virginia Agnes PAYNE.

    Father: JUBAL PAYNE b: 8 DEC 1787 in Franklin Co., VA
    Mother: RHODA BASHAM b: 13 MAR 1792 in VA

    Marriage 1 Joseph Kinslow
    • Married: 3 AUG 1837 in Barren Co., KY
    1. Has Children Page C. Kinslow b: 31 JUL 1838 in Barren Co., KY
    2. Has No Children Josephine Ann Kinslow b: ABT 1840 in Barren Co., KY

    Marriage 2 JOSEPH HUCKABY b: 18 OCT 1789 in Bedford Co., VA
    • Married: 23 JUN 1841 in Barren Co., KY
    1. Has Children Margaret Huckaby b: 19 MAY 1842 in Barren Co., KY
    2. Has No Children John Huckaby b: 27 DEC 1843 in Barren Co., KY
    3. Has No Children Jubal Huckaby b: 2 APR 1845 in Barren Co., KY
    4. Has No Children Joshua B. Huckaby b: ABT 1847 in Barren Co., KY
    5. Has No Children George Washington Huckaby b: ABT 1848 in Barren Co., KY
    6. Has Children William Hayden Huckaby b: 9 APR 1849 in Tracy, Barren Co., KY
    7. Has Children Allen Marion Huckaby b: 20 JUL 1851 in Barren Co., KY
    8. Has Children Sarah Elizabeth Huckaby b: 20 MAY 1853 in Barren Co., KY
    9. Has Children Felix Butram Huckaby b: 28 DEC 1854 in Barren Co., KY
    10. Has Children Virginia Catherine "Jennie" Huckaby b: 10 JUL 1856 in Barren Co., KY
    11. Has Children Wayne Simpson Huckaby b: 1 JAN 1857 in Green Twp, Polk Co., MO
    12. Has Children MARTHA ANN HUCKABY b: 4 NOV 1861 in Green Twp, Polk Co., MO
    13. Has Children John Jordan Crittendon "J.J.C." Huckaby b: 3 MAY 1863 in Green Twp, Polk Co., MO
    14. Has Children Mary Agnes Huckaby b: 10 AUG 1865 in Green Twp, Polk Co., MO
    15. Has Children Joseph Benjamin Huckaby b: 4 SEP 1867 in Green Twp, Polk Co., MO

    1. Title: Hopewell Baptist Church cemetery, Hopewell, Polk Co., MO
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