Alvin Stewart Hughes

Male1891–18 August 1962

Brief Life History 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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Family Time Line

Alvin Stewart Hughes
1891–1962
Dortha Dean O'Howell
1896–1926
Marriage: 13 June 1916
Hallie Hughes
1917–1994
Ernest B Hughes
1919–1920
Edwin Hughes
1922–1922
Dean S Hughes
1925–2003

Sources (14)

  • Alvin S Hughes in household of John D Hughes, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Alvin Stewart Hughes, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
  • Alvin S Hughes, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    13 June 1916Maryville, Nodaway, Missouri, United States
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

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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.

    1898 · War with the Spanish

    Age 7

    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

    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

    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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