Hugh Hope Varnado

Male29 November 1854–2 February 1884

Brief Life History of Hugh Hope

When Hugh Hope Varnado was born on 29 November 1854, in Osyka, Pike, Mississippi, United States, his father, Isham Ellis Varnado, was 40 and his mother, Margaret Hope, was 39. He married Barbara Sipple on 22 January 1880, in Pike, Mississippi, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Pike, Mississippi, United States in 1870. He died on 2 February 1884, in Brookhaven, Lincoln, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 29, and was buried in Oldenburg, Germany.

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Hugh Hope Varnado
Barbara Sipple
Marriage: 22 January 1880
Effie Hope Varnado

Sources (3)

  • Hugh Varnado, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Hugh H. Varnado, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Hugh H Varnador in household of Isham E Varnador, "United States Census, 1870"

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  • Marriage
    22 January 1880Pike, Mississippi, United States
  • Children (1)

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    Siblings (15)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 7

    Mississippi became the second state to leave the Union at the start of the Civil War in 1861.

    1861 · Ship Island is Captured by Union Forces

    Age 7

    Ship Island was an important port for French Louisiana as it helped to establish the growth of the Gulf Coast. It is nicknamed “Plymouth Rock of the Gulf Coast.” Later it helped Union forces capture New Orleans and Mobile. Located there is Fort Massachusetts. In 1861, at the beginning of the Civil War, volunteers from Connecticut were sent there. It was used as a place for the POW Confederate soldiers. This area was important to the Battle of Vicksburg and General Sheridan’s victory at Cedar Creek.


    Age 9

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

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: French Alban, Alphonse, Andre, Celestine, Monique, Patrice.

    Altered form of French Vernadeau: cognate of Vernade, a habitational name from La Vernade, the name of several places in the central part of France, derived from Old French verne ‘alder tree’ (see Verne ). The surname Vernadeau is no longer found in France.

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

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