John Edward Hughes

18 February 1898–31 October 1978 (Age 80)
Danby, Jefferson, Missouri, United States

The Life of John Edward

When John Edward Hughes was born on 18 February 1898, in Danby, Jefferson, Missouri, United States, his father, John Robert Hughes, was 28 and his mother, Matilda Francis Sennert, was 19. He married Ida B. Glenn in 1923. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Jackson Township, Ste. Genevieve, Missouri, United States in 1930 and Sparta Election Precinct, Randolph, Illinois, United States in 1940. He died on 31 October 1978, in Sparta, Randolph, Illinois, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Caledonia Cemetery, Sparta, Randolph, Illinois, United States.

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John Edward Hughes
Ida B. Glenn
Marriage: 1923
Helen Marie Hughes
Carrie Ethel Hughes
Francis R Hughes
Susan Hughes

Spouse and Children



    Helen Marie Hughes


    Carrie Ethel Hughes


    Francis R Hughes


    Susan Hughes


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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 6

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 21

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

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)

  • Johnie E Hughes, "United States Census, 1930"
  • John E Hughes, "United States Census, 1940"
  • John W Hughes in household of John R Hughes, "United States Census, 1900"

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