Hugh W. McDonough Jr

Brief Life History of Hugh W.

When Hugh W. McDonough Jr was born on 29 December 1779, in Washington, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Hugh McDonough, was 27 and his mother, Nancy, was 24. He married Rachel Hoagland on 6 October 1810, in Jefferson, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 8 daughters. He lived in Goshen Township, Tuscarawas, Ohio, United States in 1840 and Goshen, Tuscarawas, Ohio, United States in 1850. He died on 29 November 1857, in Harrison, Ohio, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Scio, Harrison, Ohio, United States.

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Hugh W. McDonough Jr
Rachel Hoagland
Marriage: 6 October 1810
Mary Jane McDonough
James McDonough
Sarah McDonough
John M McDonough
Ruth A. McDonough
Rachel McDonough
Mary J McDonough
Hugh Mcdonough
Catherine McDonough
Martha McDonough
Amanda C. McDonough

Sources (10)

  • Hugh McDonnaugh, Junior, "United States Census, 1820"
  • Hugh Mcdonaugh, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Hugh W. McDonough - Government record: death: 29 November 1857; Harrison, Ohio, United States

World Events (7)

1781 · The First Constitution

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.


Historical Boundaries: 1781: Washington, Pennsylvania, United States

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Irish Brendan, Callahan, Aileen, Brennan, Brigid, Caitlin, Dermot, Donal, Donovan, Eamon, Kieran, Seamus.

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Donnchadha ‘son of Donnchadh’, a personal name composed of the elements donn ‘brown’ (in the transferred sense ‘chieftain’) + cath ‘battle’. Compare McConaghy , Donahue and Dunphy .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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