Grace Mahalia Hughes

10 December 1916–18 February 2002 (Age 85)
Decota, Kanawha, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Grace Mahalia

When Grace Mahalia Hughes was born on 10 December 1916, in Decota, Kanawha, West Virginia, United States, her father, William Ray Hughes, was 23 and her mother, Elizabeth Mary Tucker, was 18. She had at least 2 sons with Herndon Virgil Perry. She died on 18 February 2002, in St. Albans, Kanawha, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Buffalo, Putnam, West Virginia, United States.

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Herndon Virgil Perry
Grace Mahalia Hughes
George William Perry
Fred Hurndin Perry

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    George William Perry


    Fred Hurndin Perry


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World Events (8)


Age 1

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1917 · Joining the First World War

Age 1

Starting with the sinking of the RMS Lusitania, which killed 128 American citizens, and many other conflicts with trade from Germany. Congress held a special meeting that resulted in The United States declaring war on Germany. Formally entering the First World War.

Age 25

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

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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