Richard H Hughes

1842–29 May 1864 (Age 22)
Georgia, United States

The Life of Richard H

When Richard H Hughes was born in 1842, in Georgia, United States, his father, William Augusta Hughes, was 27 and his mother, Priscilla Ann Davis, was 24. He married Amanda Jane Cohron on 26 March 1862, in Alabama, United States. He lived in Beat 2 Chipola, Henry, Alabama, United States in 1860. He died on 29 May 1864, in Hanover, Virginia, United States, at the age of 22.

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Richard H Hughes
Amanda Jane Cohron
Marriage: 26 March 1862

Spouse and Children


    Amanda Jane Cohron


26 March 1862
Alabama, United States

Parents and Siblings



    Andrew Jackson Hughes


    Sarah Asenath E. “Berry” Hughes



    James K P Hughes



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World Events (6)

1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

Age 2

In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.

Age 4

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1849 · Capitol Building Destroyed by Fire

Age 7

The capitol building in Montgomery was destroyed by fire on December 14, 1849, the 30th anniversary of the state.

Name Meaning

1 English (also common in Wales): patronymic from the Middle English and Anglo-Norman French personal name Hugh .2 Welsh: variant of Howells .3 Irish and Scottish: variant Anglicization of Gaelic Mac Aodha ( see McCoy ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Richard Hughes in household of Wm Hughes, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Richard Hughes, "Florida Marriages, 1830-1993"
  • Richard Hughes, "Florida Marriages, 1830-1993"

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