Rebecca Hughes

5 November 1847–6 October 1923 (Age 75)
Liverpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Rebecca

When Rebecca Hughes was born on 5 November 1847, in Liverpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Hughes, was 23 and her mother, Rebecca Maddock, was 19. She married Samuel Claridge on 1 July 1865, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and Safford, Graham, Arizona, United States in 1900. She died on 6 October 1923, in Long Beach, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Thatcher Cemetery, Thatcher, Graham, Arizona, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Claridge
Rebecca Hughes
Marriage: 1 July 1865
John William Claridge
Hyrum Claridge
Joseph Hughes Claridge
Wilford Hopkins Claridge
David Harmon Claridge
George Birdsey Claridge
Rebecca Hughes Claridge
Samuel Joy Claridge
Orson Pratt Claridge
Edward Maddocks Claridge
Ellen Grimshaw "Nellie" Claridge
Mercy Harmon Claridge
Julia Eliza Claridge
Katherine Claridge
Fay Layton Claridge

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 July 1865Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1854 · St. George's Hall
    Age 7
    In 1854, St. George's Hall was completed. The site that it sits on is were the Liverpool Infirmary was previously located. The hall was built for entertainment.
    Age 16
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.
    Age 20
    This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

    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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    Story Highlight

    The John Hughes and Rebecca Maddock Family

    The John and Rebecca (Maddock) Hughes Family Appendix C From S George Ellsworth, Samuel Claridge Pioneering the Outposts of Zion, pp 291-295 John Hughes, Rebecca’s father, was born in Liverpool, L …

    Sources (23)

    • Rebecca Claridge, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Rebeca Claridy in household of Samuel Claridy, "United States Census, 1870"
    • R. Hughs Clavidge in entry for J. H. Clavidge and Lillian Parker, "Montana, County Marriages, 1865-1950"

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