Charles Austin Hughes

16 December 1897–about 1981 (Age 83)
Wilderness District, Nicholas, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Charles Austin

When Charles Austin Hughes was born on 16 December 1897, in Wilderness District, Nicholas, West Virginia, United States, his father, Mormon Ruch Hughes, was 27 and his mother, Viola Alice Evans, was 26. He married Alice Mae Greaser on 28 May 1921, in West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Wilderness Magisterial District, Nicholas, West Virginia, United States in 1940. He died about 1981, in Summersville, Nicholas, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 84.

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Charles Austin Hughes
Alice Mae Greaser
Marriage: 28 May 1921
Julius Greaser Hughes
Isake Hughes
Donald Hughes
Lue Hughes
Nyle Buren Hughes
Isabell Lea Hughes
Charles Rush Hughes
Jacqueline Sue Hughes
Betty Marilyn Hughes

Spouse and Children

28 May 1921
West Virginia, United States


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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

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.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 3

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 22

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

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)

  • Austin C Hughes in household of Rush M Hughes, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Evreston Hughes in household of Ruah Hughes, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Austin Hughes in household of Rush Hughes, "United States Census, 1910"

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