Edna Launa Hughes

1 August 1909–17 October 1989 (Age 80)
Donalds, Abbeville, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Edna Launa

When Edna Launa Hughes was born on 1 August 1909, in Donalds, Abbeville, South Carolina, United States, her father, Luther O Hughes, was 38 and her mother, Anna Telula Smith, was 34. She married Henry Trantham Coughenhour on 13 August 1930, in Boone, Watauga, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Salisbury, Rowan, North Carolina, United States in 1940 and Rowan, North Carolina, United States in 1989. She died on 17 October 1989, in Linwood, Davidson, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Salisbury, Rowan, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Trantham Coughenhour
Edna Launa Hughes
Marriage: 13 August 1930
Luther Edwin Coughenour Sr

Spouse and Children

    Henry Trantham Coughenhour



13 August 1930
Boone, Watauga, North Carolina, United States


    Luther Edwin Coughenour Sr


Parents and Siblings


    Anna Telula Smith




    Ruth Eugenia Hughes


    Blanche Hughes


    Florence Hughes


    Eva Hughes



+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 1

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.
1916 · Anthony Crawford Lynched

Age 7

South Carolina native, father to 13 children, and a local farmer, Anthony Crawford, is lynched on October 21, 1916, in Abbeyville, South Carolina. The lynching is followed after Crawford has an arguement with a white storekeeper.

Age 22

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

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)

  • Edna Hughes in household of Luther Hughes, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Edna L Coughenour in household of Henry T Coughenour, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Edna Hughs in household of J Benson Smith, "United States Census, 1920"

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