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
1856–1913
Amanda Hughes
1840–1933
Marriage: 6 July 1879
Minnie Lee French
1879–1922
Litha Ann Johnson
1880–1964
Leroy Thornton Johnston
1884–1946

Spouse and Children

    LeRoy Thornton Johnson

    Male1856–1913Male

    Female1840–1933Female

MARRIAGE
6 July 1879
Gibson, Gibson, Tennessee, United States
children

(3)

    Minnie Lee French

    Female1879–1922Female

    Litha Ann Johnson

    Female1880–1964Female

    Leroy Thornton Johnston

    Male1884–1946Male

Parents and Siblings

    Samuel Hughes

    MaleMale

    Nancy Creel

    FemaleFemale

siblings

(1)

World Events (8)

1846

Age 6

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1846

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.
1865

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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