Joseph Sheridan Pugh

14 October 1866–10 April 1953 (Age 86)
Hancock, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Joseph Sheridan

When Joseph Sheridan Pugh was born on 14 October 1866, in Hancock, West Virginia, United States, his father, John Chester Pugh, was 28 and his mother, Hannah Huff, was 23. He married Mary Adda Gibson on 20 August 1901, in Hancock, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in West Virginia, United States in 1870 and Clay District, Hancock, West Virginia, United States for about 60 years. He died on 10 April 1953, in Washington Township, Carroll, Ohio, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Flats Cemetery, New Manchester, Hancock, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Sheridan Pugh
Mary Adda Gibson
Marriage: 20 August 1901
Gladys Gertrude Pugh
Ralph Curfmann Pugh
Vera Virginia Pugh

Spouse and Children

20 August 1901
Hancock, West Virginia, United States



    Ralph Curfmann Pugh


    Vera Virginia Pugh


Parents and Siblings

    John Chester Pugh


    Hannah Huff




World Events (8)

1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 1

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 The Amendment was later repealed.
1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 2

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 24

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

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)

  • Joseph Pugh, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Joseph Pugh in household of John Pugh, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Joseph S Pugh in household of John C Pugh, "United States Census, 1870"

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