William Augusta Hughes

about 1815–19 February 1861 (Age 46)
Georgia, United States

The Life 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 46.

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Family Time Line

William Augusta Hughes
1815–1861
Priscilla Ann Davis
1818–1880
Marriage: about 1835
Andrew Jackson Hughes
1833–1910
Sarah Asenath E. “Berry” Hughes
1842–1910
Richard H Hughes
1842–1864
James K P Hughes
1844–1864
George M Dallas Hughes
1846–1890
Mary A Hughes
1849–1927
William Nathan Hughes
1852–1927
Harriett Catherine Hughes
1856–1923
Wyatt Columbus Hughes
1859–1889

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1835
Georgia, United States
children

(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)

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. 
1819 · Constitution of 1819

Age 4

The Alabama Enabling Act was signed on March 2, 1819, by President James Monroe. This enabled the people to form a constitution and state government which paved the way for Alabama to enter the union.
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

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 Hughes, "United States Census, 1860"
  • William Hughes in entry for William N. Hughes, "Alabama Deaths, 1908-1974"
  • 1860 United States Federal Census about W Hughes

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