Hugh W. McDonough Jr

29 December 1779–29 November 1857 (Age 77)
Washington, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life 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
1779–1857
Rachel Hoagland
1796–1875
Marriage: 6 October 1810
James McDonough
1811–
Sarah McDonough
1816–1865
Mary Jane McDonough
1820–1886
John M McDonough
1812–1884
Ruth A. McDonough
1818–
Rachel McDonough
1823–1880
Mary J McDonough
1824–
Hugh Mcdonough
1826–
Catherine McDonough
1830–
Martha McDonough
1832–1870
Amanda C. McDonough
1840–1917

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
6 October 1810
Jefferson, Ohio, United States
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Parents and Siblings

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World Events (7)

1780

Age 1

Pennsylvania was always against slavery, even though the first settlers, including Penn, came with slaves. Slavery was not prominent in the area.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 2

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.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 21

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

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Donnchadha, patronymic from the personal name Donnchadh, a personal name composed of the elements donn ‘brown’, possibly ‘chieftain’ + cath ‘battle’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Hugh Mcdonough, "United States Census, 1840"
  • Hugh Mcdonnough in household of Abner Chalfant, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Hugh Mcdonog... in entry for Aurida Fivecoat, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"

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