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James Franklin HughesAge: 48 years18571906

James Franklin Hughes
Given names
James Franklin
Birth July 13, 1857 26 24

Note: Transcription of grave marker has June 13, 1857 as birth date.
Death of a paternal grandfatherJesse Hughes
November 6, 1858 (Age 15 months)

Death of a maternal grandmotherJane Caroline Ferguson
June 6, 1860 (Age 2 years)

Birth of a brotherJoel David Hughes
August 19, 1861 (Age 4 years)

Death of a fatherJoel Hughes
April 6, 1862 (Age 4 years)
Cause: He died in a Confederate field hospital of wounds received in the Battle of Shiloh early in the morning of the first day of fighting.
Death of a maternal grandfatherWilliam Godfrey Edward Gary
January 17, 1863 (Age 5 years)
Birth of a daughter
Ella Agnes Hughes
August 17, 1886 (Age 29 years)

Death of a daughterElla Agnes Hughes
April 9, 1889 (Age 31 years)

Death of a motherElizabeth Ann Gary
1897 (Age 39 years)

Death of a sisterMary Emma Hughes
February 3, 19014:00 a.m. (Age 43 years)
Cause: ruptured appendix (according to Lucile Hitt Hollingsworth)
Burial of a sisterMary Emma Hughes
February 4, 1901 (Age 43 years)
Cemetery: Old Bunker Hill Cemetery
Death April 3, 1906 (Age 48 years)

Cemetery: Old Bethany Cemetery
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Transcription of grave marker has June 13, 1857 as birth date. See .


Assumption that this grave marker is that of the son of Joel Hughes and Elizabeth Gary based on birth date and location. Grave marker transcription has June, rather than July, listed as birth month.

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