Amanda Hughes

19 February 1840–8 November 1933 (Age 93)
Gibson, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Amanda

Amanda Hughes was born on 19 February 1840, in Gibson, Tennessee, United States as the daughter of Samuel Hughes and Nancy Creel. She married LeRoy Thornton Johnson on 6 July 1879, in Gibson, Gibson, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Walnut Grove, Gibson, Tennessee, United States in 1880 and Civil District 19, Gibson, Tennessee, United States for about 10 years. She died on 8 November 1933, in Kenton, Gibson, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 93.

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Family Time Line

LeRoy Thornton Johnson
Amanda Hughes
Marriage: 6 July 1879
Minnie Lee French
Litha Ann Johnson
Leroy Thornton Johnston

Spouse and Children

    LeRoy Thornton Johnson



6 July 1879
Gibson, Gibson, Tennessee, United States


    Minnie Lee French


    Litha Ann Johnson


    Leroy Thornton Johnston


Parents and Siblings

    Samuel Hughes


    Nancy Creel




World Events (8)


Age 6

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 6

Tennessee was known as the Volunteer State because during the Mexican War the government asked Tennessee for 3,000 volunteer soldiers and 30,000 joined.

Age 25

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Amada Johnson in household of Leroy Johnson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Amanda Johnson in household of Lee R Johnson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Manda Johnston in household of John E Adams, "United States Census, 1930"

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