Moses Hugh Latham

27 November 1828–27 February 1907 (Age 78)
Washington, Virginia, United States

The Life of Moses Hugh

When Moses Hugh Latham was born on 27 November 1828, in Washington, Virginia, United States, his father, James E Latham, was 47 and his mother, Elizabeth McChesney, was 29. He married Elenor James on 18 March 1852. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 13 daughters. He lived in Goodson, Washington, Virginia, United States for about 10 years. He died on 27 February 1907, in Virginia, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Bristol, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Moses Hugh Latham
1828–1907
Elenor James
1831–1899
Marriage: 18 March 1852
James Walter Latham
1853–1913
Daniel C. Latham
1854–1854
Laura L. Latham
1855–1900
Sarah Elizabeth Latham
1856–1860
Margaret Jane Campbell
1858–1858
Margaret Jane Latham
1858–1860
SarahEllen Campbell
1860–1860
Robert Emmett Gray Latham
1861–1944
Fannie Virginia Latham
1864–1886
Fannie Virginia Lee Campbell
1864–1886
Rhoda Campbell Campbell
1866–1884
Rhoda Campbell Latham
1866–1884
Hugh Anna Latham
1868–1943
Hugh Anna Campbell
1868–
Mary Elizabeth Branch Campbell
1870–1870
Abagail E Latham
1875–1875
Minnie Trigg Latham
1877–1929

Spouse and Children

    Male1828–1907Male

    Elenor James

    Female1831–1899Female

MARRIAGE
18 March 1852
children

(17)

    James Walter Latham

    Male1853–1913Male

    Daniel C. Latham

    Male1854–1854Male

    Laura L. Latham

    Female1855–1900Female

    Sarah Elizabeth Latham

    Female1856–1860Female

    Margaret Jane Campbell

    Female1858–1858Female

+12 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(17)

    Margaret Elizabeth Latham

    Female1818–1860Female

    John Campbell Latham

    Male1819–1893Male

    Female1822–1880Female

    Thomas Jefferson Latham

    Male1824–1845Male

    William Nelson Latham

    Male1824–1905Male

+12 More Children

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 2

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

Age 16

In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.
1861 · The Battle of Manassas

Age 33

The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the various places in northern England named with the dative plural form (used originally after a preposition) of Old Norse hlaða ‘barn’ (dative plural hlǫðum, i.e. ‘at the barns’), as for example Latham in West Yorkshire, Lathom in Lancashire, and Laytham in East Yorkshire.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • M H Lathim, "United States Census, 1860"
  • M H Latham, "United States Census, 1870"
  • M H Latham, "United States Census, 1880"

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