William T. Hughes

14 September 1858–5 March 1932 (Age 73)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of William T.

William T. Hughes was born on 14 September 1858, in Tennessee, United States as the son of Hughes and ?. He married Amanda Jane Miller in 1888, in Kaufman, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Rhea, Tennessee, United States in 1870 and Justice Precinct 2, Kaufman, Texas, United States in 1900. He died on 5 March 1932, in Amarillo, Potter, Texas, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Citizens Cemetery, Clarendon, Donley, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

William T. Hughes
1858–1932
Amanda Jane Miller
1854–1916
Marriage: 1888
James Edmund Hughes
1873–
James Beacher Hughes
1880–1948
John F. Hughes
1883–1930
William Ammon Hughes
1885–1956
Mattee E Hughes
1887–
Bitha Drucella Hughes
1889–1960
Myrtle Lee Hughes
1896–1976

Spouse and Children

    Male1858–1932Male

    Amanda Jane Miller

    Female1854–1916Female

MARRIAGE
1888
Kaufman, Texas, United States
children

(7)

    James Edmund Hughes

    Male1873–Male

    Male1880–1948Male

    John F. Hughes

    Male1883–1930Male

    Male1885–1956Male

    Mattee E Hughes

    Female1887–Female

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Hughes

    MaleMale

    ?

    FemaleFemale

siblings

(1)

World Events (8)

1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 4

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.
1863

Age 5

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1878 · Yellow Fever Epidemic

Age 20

When a man that had escaped a quarantined steamboat with yellow fever went to a restaurant he infected Kate Bionda the owner. This was the start of the yellow fever epidemic in Memphis, Tennessee. By the end of the epidemic 5,200 of the residence would die.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • William Hughs in household of Calvin Hughs, "United States Census, 1870"
  • William T Hughes, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Wm T Hughes, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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