Henry Howell Hughes

14 June 1852–16 June 1919 (Age 67)
Wingate, Durham, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Henry Howell

When Henry Howell Hughes was born on 14 June 1852, in Wingate, Durham, England, United Kingdom, his father, Henry Hughes, was 26 and his mother, Ann Howell, was 33. He married Agnes Eleanor Gardner on 8 July 1872, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and Mendon, Cache, Utah, United States in 1880. He died on 16 June 1919, in Teton, Fremont, Idaho, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Teton-Newdale Cemetery, Madison, Idaho, United States.

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Henry Howell Hughes
Agnes Eleanor Gardner
Marriage: 8 July 1872
Charles Henry Hughes
Martha Ann Hughes
Fredrick Parley Hughes
Medie Zeneta Hughes
Ruth Hughes
Agnes Eleanor Hughes
Hannah Maud Hughes
Baby Boy Hughes
Ethel Elizabeth Hughes

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 July 1872Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1859 · Lancashire Rifle Volunteers
    Age 7
    The Lancashire Rifle Volunteers started in the eighteenth century. Those that fought in the militia were selected by ballot. They were formed because of threat due to the Revolutionary War and the Napoleonic War.
    Age 11
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
    Age 18
    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    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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    Henry H. Hughes and Agnes E. Gardner

    Taken from Teton City Book Henry and Agnes were both from England. He worked on the railroad for many years then quit and went to thrashing machine work. He also had a saw mill where Rulon Hughes hou …

    Sources (49)

    • Henry Hughes in household of Henry Hughes, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Henry H. Hughes, "Idaho, Death Certificates, 1911-1937"
    • Henry Hughs in household of Henry Hughs, "United States Census, 1870"

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