Hugh Hughes

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

The Life 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 1711, in Walnut Grove, Johnstown, Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. 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 1711
John Hughes

Spouse and Children

about 1711
Walnut Grove, Johnstown, Cambria, Pennsylvania, United States


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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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Hughes Family in Pennsylvania

Save to my tree Hughes Family in Pennsylvania Ellwood Roberts. Biographical annals of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania (Vol. 1) 1846 pp. 282 ff available onl …

Sources (3)

  • Wills, 1682-1916; indexes to wills, 1682-1924
  • Hugh Hughes in entry for John Hughes, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Genealogy of David Jones by Beale, Ellen Mary Mendenhall page 12

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