Hugh J McGill

18 February 1884–18 July 1964 (Age 80)
Missouri, United States

The Life of Hugh J

When Hugh J McGill was born on 18 February 1884, in Missouri, United States, his father, Charles McGill, was 28 and his mother, Sarah Eliza Sharp, was 24. He married Sarah Clay on 6 November 1918, in Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States. He lived in Port Townsend, Jefferson, Washington, United States in 1910 and Fort Lewis, Pierce, Washington, United States in 1930. He registered for military service in 1908. He died on 18 July 1964, in Pierce, Washington, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Mountain View Memorial Park, Pierce, Washington, United States.

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Hugh J McGill
Sarah Clay
Marriage: 6 November 1918

Spouse and Children

6 November 1918
Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Charles McGill


    Sarah Eliza Sharp




World Events (8)

1889 · Washington Becomes a State

Age 5

On November 11, 1889, Washington Territory became Washington State the 42nd state to enter the Union. The state was named in honor of George Washington.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 20

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 22

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish (Galloway) and Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac an Ghoill ‘son of the stranger’ ( see Gall 1).2 Irish: short form of Gaelic names beginning with Mac Giolla ‘son of the servant (or devotee) of’ ( see for example McElroy ).3 Scottish: Anglicized form of Mac Ghille Mhaoil, otherwise Anglicized as McMillan .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Hugh J Mcgill, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Hugh J Mcgill, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Hugh J Mcgill, "United States Census, 1940"

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