Nannie White Hughes

30 August 1892–6 March 1974 (Age 81)
Pulaski, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Nannie White

When Nannie White Hughes was born on 30 August 1892, in Pulaski, Kentucky, United States, her father, Hiram H Hughes, was 38 and her mother, Mary Alice White, was 36. She married James T Freeman on 4 January 1911, in Pulaski, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Magisterial District 2, Pulaski, Kentucky, United States in 1900 and Sloans Valley, Pulaski, Kentucky, United States in 1920. She died on 6 March 1974, in Danville, Boyle, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Danville, Boyle, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

James T Freeman
Nannie White Hughes
Marriage: 4 January 1911
Elbert A B Freeman
Cecil Freeman
Lucille Freeman
William Otho Freeman
Volla Artist Freeman
Augie Maudell Freeman
Edward Freeman
Wanda Opal Freeman
Dr. Rufus Jack Freeman

Spouse and Children

4 January 1911
Pulaski, Kentucky, United States


    Elbert A B Freeman


    William Otho Freeman



    Augie Maudell Freeman


    Edward Freeman


+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Hiram H Hughes


    Mary Alice White




+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

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 8

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.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 24

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

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)

  • Nannie Freeman in household of J T Freeman, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Namie Freman in household of James T Freman, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Nannie W Hughes in household of Hiram Hughes, "United States Census, 1900"

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