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
1895–1947
Edna Launa Hughes
1909–1989
Marriage: 13 August 1930
Luther Edwin Coughenour Sr
1933–2004

Spouse and Children

    Henry Trantham Coughenhour

    Male1895–1947Male

    Female1909–1989Female

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

(1)

    Luther Edwin Coughenour Sr

    Male1933–2004Male

Parents and Siblings

    Male1870–1945Male

    Anna Telula Smith

    Female1875–1931Female

siblings

(6)

    Ruth Eugenia Hughes

    Female1900–1974Female

    Blanche Hughes

    Female1903–Female

    Florence Hughes

    Female1905–Female

    Eva Hughes

    Female1907–Female

    Female1909–1989Female

+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.
1931

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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