Rebecca Hughes

1755–1843 (Age 88)
Rowan, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Rebecca

When Rebecca Hughes was born in 1755, in Rowan, North Carolina, United States, her father, Elias Hughes, was 35 and her mother, Rebecca Wright, was 35. She married Jessie Brookshire in 1777, in Randolph, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 1 daughter. She died in 1843, in Nevada, Mercer, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jessie Brookshire
1755–1818
Rebecca Hughes
1755–1843
Marriage: 1777
Hughes M. Brookshire
1776–1840
Hampton Brookshire
1782–1830
Mannering Brookshire
1790–1834
Benjamin Brookshire
1794–1870
Jesse Brookshire Jr
1794–1850
Charles Brookshire
1796–1880
Elizabeth Brookshire
1798–1873
William Brookshire
1799–1839
Balus B Brookshire
1805–1875

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1777
Randolph, North Carolina, United States
children

(9)

    Male1776–1840Male

    Hampton Brookshire

    Male1782–1830Male

    Mannering Brookshire

    Male1790–1834Male

    Benjamin Brookshire

    Male1794–1870Male

    Male1794–1850Male

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Elias Hughes

    Male1720–1793Male

    Rebecca Wright

    Female1720–Female

siblings

(3)

World Events (8)

1776

Age 21

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 21

North Carolina is the 12th state.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 26

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

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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