William Augusta Hughes was born about 1815, in Georgia, United States. He married Priscilla Ann Davis about 1835, in Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Beat 2 Chipola, Henry, Alabama, United States in 1860. He died on 19 February 1861, in Henry, Alabama, United States, at the age of 47.
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 .