Hugh Hughes

1671–July 1756 (Age 85)
Merionethshire, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Hugh

When Hugh Hughes was born in 1671, in Merionethshire, Wales, United Kingdom, his father, John Hughes, was 26 and his mother, Jane Evans, was 22. He married Martha Jones about 1710, in Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He died in July 1756, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Saint Davids, Radnor Township, Delaware, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Hugh Hughes
Martha Jones
Marriage: about 1710
John Hughes
William Hughes
Sarah Hughes
Colonel Hugh B Hughes

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1710Pennsylvania, United States
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    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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    Sources (11)

    • Hugh Hughes in entry for John Hughes, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
    • Hugh Hughes in entry for John Hughes, "England, Middlesex Parish Registers, 1539-1988"
    • Wills, 1682-1916; indexes to wills, 1682-1924

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