Nellie Ray Hughes

13 April 1931–20 October 1971 (Age 40)
Springtown, Bamberg, South Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of Nellie Ray

When Nellie Ray Hughes was born on 13 April 1931, in Springtown, Bamberg, South Carolina, United States, her father, Robert Lee Hughes, was 38 and her mother, Nannie Rice Ray, was 34. She had at least 1 daughter with Reverend Johnnie Melvin Padgett Jr. She lived in Bamberg, South Carolina, United States in 1935 and Bamberg Township, Bamberg, South Carolina, United States in 1940. She died on 20 October 1971, in Columbia, Richland, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 40, and was buried in Bamberg County Memory Gardens, Bamberg, Bamberg, South Carolina, United States.

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Reverend Johnnie Melvin Padgett Jr
Nellie Ray Hughes
Tommie Padgett

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World Events (8)

Age 1
Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.
Age 1
Los Angeles, California, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1942 · The Japanese American internment
Age 11
Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

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)

  • Nellie Ray Hughes in household of Robert Hughes, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Nellie Hughes Padgett in entry for Rev Johnnie Melvin Padgett, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Nellie Ray Hughes Padgett, "Find A Grave Index"

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