John Hug

9 April 1833–19 January 1907 (Age 73)
Zürich, Switzerland

The Life Summary of John

When John Hug was born on 9 April 1833, in Zürich, Switzerland, his father, Johann Jacob Hug, was 40 and his mother, Rachel Stelzer, was 31. He married Olena Christina Elisabeth Hoth in 1855, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and Santa Clara, Washington, Utah, United States in 1880. He died on 19 January 1907, in Summerville, Union, Oregon, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Summerville, Union, Oregon, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Hug
Olena Christina Elisabeth Hoth
Marriage: 1855
John Hoth Hug
Henry Hoth Hug
David Alva Hug
Clara Olena Hug
Amelia Johanna Hug
August Frederick Hug
Lydia Matilda Hug
Benjamin F. Hug

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1855Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 3
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    Age 15
    New Federal Constitution combining elements of the U.S. constitution (Federal State with central and cantonal (state) governments and parliaments) and of French revolutionary tradition. The Principles of this constitution are still valid today.
    Age 30
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: German Hans, Bernd, Eugen, Kurt, Wolfgang.English: from Middle English Hugge, either an Anglicized form of Old French Hugues (see Hugh ) or else a shortened form of one of the common Old French pet forms of Hugh (see Huggins and Huggett ).English: variant of Huck , with voicing of /k/ to /g/.

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

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    Sources (7)

    • Fredrick Hug in entry for August F Hug, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • John Hug, "United States Census, 1870"
    • John Hug, "United States Census, 1860"

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