William Nathan Hughes

17 November 1852–31 December 1927 (Age 75)
Alabama, United States

The Life of William Nathan

When William Nathan Hughes was born on 17 November 1852, in Alabama, United States, his father, William Augusta Hughes, was 37 and his mother, Priscilla Ann Davis, was 34. He married Nancy Ann Melissa Sellers on 3 July 1868, in Henry, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Election Precinct 2 Balkum, Henry, Alabama, United States in 1900 and Election Precinct 6 Cottonwood, Houston, Alabama, United States in 1910. He died on 31 December 1927, in Houston, Alabama, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Cottonwood, Houston, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Nathan Hughes
1852–1927
Nancy Ann Melissa Sellers
1853–1921
Marriage: 3 July 1868
Eula L Hughes
1869–1907
Ada Anna Hughes
1872–1909
Annie Amanda Hughes
1875–1935
Dawson Columbus Hughes
1877–1946
Josephine Hughes
1881–1921
William Fitzhugh Hughes
1883–1948
Gertrude Hughes
1886–1978
Claudia Pastora Hughes
1887–1966
Audrey B Hughes
1889–1957
Robert Hughes
1892–1892

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
3 July 1868
Henry, Alabama, United States
children

(10)

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

    Andrew Jackson Hughes

    Male1833–1910Male

    Sarah Asenath E. “Berry” Hughes

    Female1842–1910Female

    Male1842–1864Male

    James K P Hughes

    Male1844–1864Male

    Male1846–1890Male

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1861 · Alabama Secedes From Union

Age 9

Alabama became the fourth state to secede from the Union during the Civil War on January 11, 1861. Several days later, they joined the Confederate States of America. Montgomery, Alabama, became the capital for the Confederate States of America.
1863

Age 11

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 20

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

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)

  • Wm N Hughes in household of Wm Hughes, "United States Census, 1860"
  • William Hughs, "United States Census, 1870"
  • William Hughs, "United States Census, 1880"

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