Francis Marion Hughes

9 November 1852–29 April 1910 (Age 57)
Mayberry Township, Norris City, Hamilton, IL

The Life Summary of Francis Marion

When Francis Marion Hughes was born on 9 November 1852, his father, John Hughes, was 25 and his mother, Elisabeth Hughes, was 26. He married Sarah Adeline Johnson on 20 October 1870, in Hamilton, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Nebraska, United States in 1870 and Flannigan Township, Hamilton, Illinois, United States in 1880. He died on 29 April 1910, in Ripley, Missouri, United States, at the age of 57.

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Francis Marion Hughes
Sarah Adeline Johnson
Marriage: 20 October 1870
Iva Ann "Ivy" Hughes
James Wilson Hughes SGT
Samuel Marion Hughes
Caroline Minerva "Callie" Hughes
Noble Johnson Hughes
Charles T Hughes
Joseph Raymond Hughes

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World Events (8)

1856 · The Largest Map Company in the World
Age 4
William Rand opened a small printing shop in Chicago. Doing most of the work himself for the first two years he decided to hire some help. Rand Hired Andrew McNally, an Irish Immigrant, to work in his shop. After doing business with the Chicago Tribune, Rand and McNally were hired to run the Tribune's entire printing operation. Years later, Rand and McNally established Rand McNally & Co after purchasing the Tribune's printing business. They focused mainly on printing tickets, complete railroad guides and timetables for the booming railroad industry around the city. What made the company successful was the detailed maps of roadways, along with directions to certain places. Rand McNally was the first major map publisher to embrace a system of numbered highways and erected many of the roadside highway signs that have been adopted by state and federal highway authorities. The company is still making and updating the world maps that are looked at every day.
Age 15
Nebraska is the 37th state.
1868 · Impeach the President!
Age 16
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

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 (9)

  • Marion Hughes, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Francis M Hughs in household of James Hughs, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Francis M Hughes in household of James Hughes, "United States Census, 1870"

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