Joe Corbett Hughes

Male2 July 1935–6 May 1986

Brief Life History of Joe Corbett

When Joe Corbett Hughes was born on 2 July 1935, in Fargo, Clinch, Georgia, United States, his father, James Butler Hughes Sr, was 39 and his mother, Vashti Fouraker, was 37. He had at least 1 son with Terry E Bonnell. He lived in Hamilton, Florida, United States in 1950. He died on 6 May 1986, in Jasper, Hamilton, Florida, United States, at the age of 50, and was buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Jasper, Hamilton, Florida, United States.

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Joe Corbett Hughes
Terry E Bonnell
Duwayne Jason Hughes

Sources (9)

  • Joe Corbett Hughes, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Joe C Hughes, "United States Social Security Death Index"
  • Joe Hughes in entry for Marion Elbert Hughes, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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World Events (8)

1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 2

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

1942 · Germans Sink Ships Near St. Simons Island

Age 7

Lights from homes along the coast of St. Simons Island provided a clear view of the SS Oklahoma for German U-boat Captain Reinhard Hardegen on April 8, 1942. A German torpedo was fired at the SS Oklahoma shortly after midnight. An hour later, a second torpedo was fired at the oil tanker Esso Baton Rouge. Both ships sunk and the attacks left 22 seamen dead. After the incident, residents of the Golden Isles panicked over concern of a German Invasion of the coast and were stringently observant of a nighttime blackout.  

1949 · NATO is Established

Age 14

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization is an alliance between 29 North American and European countries. The agreement of the alliance is to help defend each other if attacked by an external country. The last country to enter was Montenegro in 2017.

Name Meaning

English and Welsh: variant of Hugh with genitival or excrescent -s.

Irish and Scottish: adopted as an equivalent of Gaelic surnames based on the personal name Aodh ‘fire’, for example Ó hAodha, Mac Aodha; see McCoy and compare McHugh .

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

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