Wyatt Columbus Hughes

Male1 July 1859–27 February 1889

Brief Life History of Wyatt Columbus

When Wyatt Columbus Hughes was born on 1 July 1859, in Georgia, United States, his father, William Augusta Hughes, was 45 and his mother, Priscilla Ann Davis, was 42. He married Hettie A. Baxter on 25 August 1878, in Jackson, Florida, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Beat 2 Chipola, Henry, Alabama, United States in 1860 and Justice Precinct 6, Robertson, Texas, United States in 1880. He died on 27 February 1889, in Robertson, Texas, United States, at the age of 29.

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Family Time Line

Wyatt Columbus Hughes
1859–1889
Hettie A. Baxter
1856–1902
Marriage: 25 August 1878
Sarah E Hughes
1879–
William Polk Hughes
1881–1964
Lee Wyatt Hughes
1882–1954
Columbus Gilbert Hughes
1888–1947

Sources (6)

  • Wyatt C Hughes in household of Wm Hughes, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Wyott C Hughes, "Florida Marriages, 1830-1993"
  • Wyatt Hughes in entry for Columbus G Hughes and May Prevatt, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 August 1878Jackson, Florida, United States
  • Children (4)

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    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)

    1861

    Age 2

    Civil War History - Some 11,000 Georgians gave their lives in defense of their state a state that suffered immense destruction. But wars end brought about an even more dramatic figure to tell: 460,000 African-Americans were set free from the shackles of slavery to begin new lives as free people.

    1863

    Age 4

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1868 · Impeach the President!

    Age 9

    Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

    Name Meaning

    English and Welsh: variant of Hugh with genitival or excrescent -s.

    Irish and Scottish: adopted as an equivalent of Gaelic surnames based on the personal name Aodh ‘fire’, for example Ó hAodha, Mac Aodha; see McCoy and compare McHugh .

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

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