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Transcribed from "An Illustrated History of The Big Bend Country, embracing Lincoln, Douglas, Adams and Franklin counties, State of Washington",  published by Western Historical Publishing Co., 1904.


     DANIEL B. HUFFMAN is a farmer residing two and one-half miles southeast of Fletcher, where he has four hundred and eighty acres of choice agricultural land.  Born in Pike county, Illinois, May 13, 1864, Mr. Huffman was the son of Barney and Lucretia (Williams) Huffman, natives of Virginia, who came to Illinois early in life, to Washington in 1888 and are now living in Adams county.
     Mr. Huffman received his schooling in his native state, and at the age of twenty-one started in life on his own responsibility by engaging in farming.  He farmed in Illinois until 1887, then came to Adams county and took a homestead where he now lives.  This he at once began to cultivate and improve, and in 1898 purchased three hundred and twenty acres adjoining his homestead.  He has all his land under cultivation, well improved and well stocked with horses, cattle and hogs.
     In 1892 Mr. Huffman was married to Lillie B. Collier, daughter of James F. and Mary (Hunter) Collier, the father a native of Wisconsin and the mother of Indiana.  In early life Mr. and Mrs. Collier settled in Illinois and remained engaged in farming in that state until coming to Adams county in 1883, where they are now living.
     Mr. and Mrs. Huffman are the parents of five children, Wayne L., Sylven L., Mildred L., Wallace J., and Homer L.
     In political affairs Mr. Huffman works and votes for the interest of the Democratic party.  He is a member of the I. O. O. F. fraternity, and Mrs. Huffman belongs to the Christian church.
 
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