Elizabeth Hughes

9 November 1839–13 July 1873 (Age 33)
Marloes, Pembrokeshire, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Hughes was born on 9 November 1839, in Marloes, Pembrokeshire, Wales, United Kingdom, her father, James Hughes, was 32 and her mother, Ann Picton, was 36. She married Amos Pierre Fordham before 6 July 1860, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Brighton Precinct, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1870. She died on 13 July 1873, in Preston, Franklin, Idaho, United States, at the age of 33, and was buried in Franklin, Franklin, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Amos Pierre Fordham
Elizabeth Hughes
Marriage: before 6 July 1860
Mary Fordham
Martha Fordham

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    before 6 July 1860Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (7)

    Age 4
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    Age 7
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1850 · Coal Fields in South Wales Developed
    Age 11
    Like the iron and copper mines, the coal fields in South Wales were very important to the industrial revolution. Many of those that worked in the coal mines were part of the Merthyr uprising.

    Name Meaning

    English and Welsh: variant of Hugh with genitival or excrescent -s.Irish and Scottish: adopted as an equivalent of Gaelic surnames based on the personal name Aodh ‘fire’, for example Ó hAodha, Mac Aodha; see McCoy and compare McHugh .

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

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    Sources (19)

    • Elizabeth Fordon in household of Amos Fordon, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Elizth H in entry for Elizth Mary Fordham, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
    • Elizabeth Hughes in household of James Hughes, "England and Wales Census, 1841"

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