Date of Death: 27 Feb 1900
Subject: Samuel Huffman
Source: Holt County Sentinel, 9 Mar 1900, p. 1
Rev. Samuel Huffman, died at Savannah on February 27th, at the advanced age of 93 years and ten months. He was one of the pioneers of Methodism, having entered the Illinois conference in 1851, and had been a member of the Missouri conference since 1855, and since 1879 had been on the retired list. He served in the Illinois legislature with Abraham Lincoln, and was chaplain of the 6th Missouri Infantry during the civil war. He had been a resident of Savannah since 1862. He had been a member of the I. O. O. F. for fifty years, and was at the time of his death the oldest Odd-Fellow in our state. He served as chaplain of the house of representatives of the 38th general assembly.