Alvin Stewart Hughes

1891–18 August 1962 (Age 71)
Polk, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Alvin Stewart

When Alvin Stewart Hughes was born in 1891, in Polk, Nebraska, United States, his father, John David Hughes, was 21 and his mother, Hattie Mae Bennett, was 15. He married Dortha Dean O'Howell on 13 June 1916, in Maryville, Nodaway, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. He lived in Grant Township, Nodaway, Missouri, United States in 1900. He died on 18 August 1962, in Nebraska, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Gering, Scotts Bluff, Nebraska, United States.

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Alvin Stewart Hughes
Dortha Dean O'Howell
Marriage: 13 June 1916
Hallie Hughes
Ernest B Hughes
Edwin Hughes
Dean S Hughes

Spouse and Children

13 June 1916
Maryville, Nodaway, Missouri, United States


    Hallie Hughes


    Ernest B Hughes


    Edwin Hughes


    Dean S Hughes


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 13

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 19

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

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)

  • Alvin S Hughes in household of John D Hughes, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Alvin Hughes, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Alvin S Hughes, "United States Census, 1930"

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