John Hughes

1831–15 September 1831
Hawarden, Flintshire, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life of John

When John Hughes was born in 1831, in Hawarden, Flintshire, Wales, United Kingdom, his father, Samuel Hughes, was 34 and his mother, Emma Newton, was 32. He was buried in Hawarden, Flintshire, Wales, United Kingdom.

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Samuel Hughes
Emma Newton
Joseph Hughes
Sarah Hughes
Samuel Hughes
Hannah Hughes
John Hughes
John Hughes

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World Events (1)

1831 · Merthyr Uprising 

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Sparked by a depression that was going through Wales the previous three years, the Merthyr uprisings were carried out by workers that were in debt. In the process, twenty-four people were killed and twenty-six were arrested. Troops were brought in to stop the protestors.

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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  • John Hughes, "Wales, Flintshire, Parish Registers, 1538-1912" - burial

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