Reuben Samuel Hughes

18 May 1907–November 1974 (Age 67)
Joaquin, Shelby, Texas, United States

The Life of Reuben Samuel

When Reuben Samuel Hughes was born on 18 May 1907, in Joaquin, Shelby, Texas, United States, his father, James Samuel Hughes, was 32 and his mother, Bessie Rena Greene, was 26. He had at least 1 daughter with Ovella Pearl Simpson. He lived in Justice Precinct 4, Shelby, Texas, United States in 1910 and Justice Precinct 7, Shelby, Texas, United States in 1920. He died in November 1974, in Jacksonville, Cherokee, Texas, United States, at the age of 67.

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Reuben Samuel Hughes
Ovella Pearl Simpson
Geraldine Hughes

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    Geraldine Hughes


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World Events (8)

1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 1

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.
1914 · Steamboat Service Established with New York

Age 7

Satilla was the first Deepwater Steamship to arrive at the port of Houston. This accomplishment successfully established a steamboat service between Houston and New York City.

Age 20

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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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  • Reuben S Hughes in household of James S Hughes, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Reuben S Hughes in household of James S Hughes, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ruben Samuel Hughes in entry for Reba Geraldine Hughes, "Texas Birth Certificates, 1903-1935"

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