Grace Hughes

1873–9 February 1903 (Age 30)
Waenfawr, Caernarfonshire, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life of Grace

Grace Hughes was born in 1873, in Waenfawr, Caernarfonshire, Wales, United Kingdom as the daughter of Richard Hughes. She married Griffith Bowden on 4 August 1897, in Carnarvon, Caernarfonshire, Wales, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Llanbeblig, Caernarfonshire, Wales, United Kingdom in 1901. She died on 9 February 1903, in Carnarvon, Caernarfonshire, Wales, United Kingdom, at the age of 30.

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Family Time Line

Griffith Bowden
Grace Hughes
Marriage: 4 August 1897
Florence Ellen Boden

Spouse and Children

4 August 1897
Carnarvon, Caernarfonshire, Wales, United Kingdom


    Florence Ellen Boden


Parents and Siblings

    Richard Hughes




World Events (3)


Age 11

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1890 · Welsh Industry Affected by U.S Tariff 

Age 17

In 1890, President McKinley and Congress passed the McKinley Tariff, which have had direct effect on Southern Wales. All foreign exports were taxed, including tinplates from the iron and copper mines in Wales.
1900 · Strike at Penrhyn Slate Quarry

Age 27

The strike at Penrhyn Slate Quarry was the longest in Wales history, lasting from November 22, 1900 to 1903. When workers in the quarry were informed that union dues were no longer being collected, they started protesting.

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.

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Sources (3)

  • Grace Boden in household of Griffith Boden, "England and Wales Census, 1901"
  • Grace Boden, "England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007"
  • Wales, Death Certificates (Hughes, Grace - 1903)

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