Mary Diana Hughes

1854–
Point Pleasant, Mason, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Mary Diana

When Mary Diana Hughes was born on 22 March 1854, in Point Pleasant, Mason, West Virginia, United States, her father, Job Hughes Jr., was 38 and her mother, Diana Anna Mary King, was 34. She married David Von Flowers about 1873, in Jackson, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Fairplain, Jackson, West Virginia, United States in 1880 and Union Magisterial District, Mason, West Virginia, United States in 1900.

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Family Time Line

Mary Diana Hughes
1854–
David Von Flowers
1857–1933
Marriage: about 1873
Allie B Flowers
1874–
Benjamin L Flowers
1878–
Jasper Von Flowers
1880–1947
Annie A. Flowers
1882–1906
Early E. Flowers
1886–
Arval E. Flowers
1890–
Amy M. Flowers
1893–

Spouse & Children

  • Female1854–Female

  • David Von Flowers

    Male1857–1933Male

MARRIAGE
about 1873
Jackson, West Virginia, United States
children

(7)

  • Allie B Flowers

    Female1874–Female

  • Benjamin L Flowers

    Male1878–Male

  • Male1880–1947Male

  • Annie A. Flowers

    Female1882–1906Female

  • Early E. Flowers

    Male1886–Male

+2 More Children

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(12)

  • Harriet Ann Hughes

    Female1839–1930Female

  • Jeremiah Jerry Hughes

    Male1840–1910Male

  • Elizabeth Hughes

    Female1840–Female

  • William Pleasant Hughes

    Male1842–1913Male

  • Joseph Hughes

    Male1842–Male

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1861 · The Battle of Manassas

Age 7

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. 
1863

Age 9

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1886

Age 32

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

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 ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Dianah Hughes in household of Job Hughes, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Dianah Flowers in household of David Flowers, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Mary D Flowers in household of Daniel Flowers, "United States Census, 1900"

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