Ellen M. Hughes

1848–9 March 1870 (Age 22)
Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Ellen M.

Ellen M. Hughes was born in 1848, in Massachusetts, United States as the daughter of Henry M Hughes and Susan E Wheeler. She married Albert Hiram Briggs on 30 July 1869, in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States. She lived in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States in 1870. She died on 9 March 1870, in Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 22.

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Albert Hiram Briggs
Ellen M. Hughes
Marriage: 30 July 1869

Spouse and Children

    Albert Hiram Briggs



30 July 1869
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Henry M Hughes


    Susan E Wheeler




    Emma J Hughes



World Events (5)

1860 · Abraham Lincoln Elected President

Age 12

Abraham Lincoln was Elected President of the United States in November of 1860

Age 15

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 15

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

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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Sources (3)

  • Ellen M. Hughes Briggs, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915"
  • Ellen M./Hughes Briggs, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Ellen M Hughes, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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