Hughes M. Brookshire

8 October 1776–1840 (Age 63)
Rowan, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Hughes M.

When Hughes M. Brookshire was born on 8 October 1776, in Rowan, North Carolina, United States, his father, Jessie Brookshire, was 21 and his mother, Rebecca Hughes, was 21. He married Elizabeth Ann Griggs in 1802. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in New Castle, Henry Township, Henry, Indiana, United States in 1800. He died in 1840, in Clark, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Clark, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hughes M. Brookshire
1776–1840
Elizabeth Ann Griggs
1782–1875
Marriage: 1802
Jesse Brookshire
1804–1851
Morning Brooks
1811–1835
Minor Brookshire
1816–1843
Elizabeth Brookshire
1823–
Massie Brookshire
1825–
Rachel Brookshire
1805–1886
Martin Allen Brookshier
1809–1871
Hampton B Brookshire
1817–
Wiley Brookshire
1817–1907
Pharabe Brookshire
1828–1900

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1802
, Rowan County, North Carolina
children

(10)

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

    Male1776–1840Male

    Hampton Brookshire

    Male1782–1830Male

    Mannering Brookshire

    Male1790–1834Male

    Benjamin Brookshire

    Male1794–1870Male

    Male1794–1850Male

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 5

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.
1789 · Becomes 12th State

Age 13

On November 21, 1789, North Carolina became the 12th state in the Union.
1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 18

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

Name Meaning

English: unexplained; possibly related to another unexplained English surname, Brookshaw.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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