Pearl E. Hughes

19 August 1885–8 April 1974 (Age 88)
Nebraska, United States

The Life of Pearl E.

When Pearl E. Hughes was born on 19 August 1885, in Nebraska, United States, her father, James M. Hughes, was 27 and her mother, Iva Alice Iliff, was 21. She married Ralph C. Lewis on 16 February 1908, in Antelope, Sheridan, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Eli, Cherry, Nebraska, United States in 1900 and Neligh, Antelope, Nebraska, United States for about 30 years. She died on 8 April 1974, in Arcata, Humboldt, California, United States, at the age of 88.

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Family Time Line

Ralph C. Lewis
Pearl E. Hughes
Marriage: 16 February 1908
Lyle R Lewis

Spouse and Children

16 February 1908
Antelope, Sheridan, Nebraska, United States


    Lyle R Lewis


Parents and Siblings

    James M. Hughes





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World Events (8)


Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 6

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 24

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

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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  • Pearl E Lewis in household of Ralph C Lewis, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Pearle Lewis in household of Ralph Lewis, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Pearl Lewis in household of Ralph Lewis, "United States Census, 1910"

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