Richard H Hughes

Male1842–29 May 1864

Brief Life History of Richard H

When Richard H Hughes was born in 1842, in Georgia, United States, his father, William Augusta Hughes, was 28 and his mother, Priscilla Ann Davis, was 25. 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

Sources (9)

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

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  • Marriage
    26 March 1862Alabama, United States
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    World Events (4)

    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.


    Age 19

    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.

    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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