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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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

Spouse and Children

about 1835
Georgia, United States


    Andrew Jackson Hughes


    Sarah Asenath E. “Berry” Hughes



    James K P Hughes



+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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