John Turner Pugh

2 November 1895–14 October 1986 (Age 91)
Pike, Kentucky, United States

The Life of John Turner

When John Turner Pugh was born on 2 November 1895, in Pike, Kentucky, United States, his father, William Bennet Pugh, was 39 and his mother, Louisa Olivia Saunders, was 44. He married MARY MAGDALENA MILLER. He lived in Magisterial District 4, Pike, Kentucky, United States in 1900. He died on 14 October 1986, in Pike, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Fedscreek, Pike, Kentucky, United States.

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John Turner Pugh

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    William Bennet Pugh


    Louisa Olivia Saunders




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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1900 · Governor Shot

Age 5

On January 30, 1900 Governor William Goebel of Kentucky was assassinated. He took a bullet to the chest, outside the Old State Capitol. He died on February 3, 1900.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 24

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

Welsh: Anglicized form of Welsh ap Hugh or ap Huw ‘son of Hugh’ ( see Hughes ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • John T Pugh in household of William Pugh, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Turner Pugh, "Virginia, Death Certificates, 1912-1987"
  • Turner Pugh, "Find A Grave Index"

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