William Augusta Hughes

Maleabout 1815–19 February 1861

Brief Life History of William Augusta

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.

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Family Time Line

William Augusta Hughes
Priscilla Ann Davis
Marriage: about 1835
Andrew Jackson Hughes
Sarah Asenath E. “Berry” Hughes
Richard H Hughes
James K P Hughes
George M Dallas Hughes
Mary A Hughes
William Nathan Hughes
Harriett Catherine Hughes
Wyatt Columbus Hughes

Sources (5)

  • Wm Hughes, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Legacy NFS Source: William Augusta Hughes - birth: about 1815; Georgia
  • Legacy NFS Source: William Augusta Hughes - Individual or family possessions: death:

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1835Georgia, United States
  • Children (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (7)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 4

    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 


    Age 4

    Historical Boundaries: 1819: Henry, Alabama, United States

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening

    Age 15

    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

    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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