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William Hughes1832

William Hughes
Given names
Birth December 29, 1832 44 40
MarriageHarriet MooreView this family

Birth of a sisterMartha Hughes
December 12, 1838 (Age 5)
Birth of a daughter
Camelia A. Hughes
about 1856 (Age 23)

Death of a motherDorcas Johnson
July 29, 1856 (Age 23)

Birth of a daughter
Priscila V. Hughes
about 1858 (Age 25)

Death of a fatherJesse Hughes
November 6, 1858 (Age 25)

Death of a brotherDaniel Hughes
February 14, 1859 (Age 26)

Cause: thrown against a tree by a horse
Death of a brotherJoel Hughes
April 6, 1862 (Age 29)
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 sisterMary Ann Caroline (Polly) Hughes
October 25, 1896 (Age 63)

Death of a sisterMartha Hughes
March 15, 1908 (Age 75)
This is the Billy mentioned in the letter from Joel Hughes to his wife Elizabeth Gary Hughes. Joel asks that his younger brother not volunteer until he, Joel, came back home. Joel never came back home for he was killed soon after he wrote. Billy did volunteer and he died.

Family with parents - View this family
elder sister
23 months
elder brother
21 months
elder brother
22 months
elder sister
2 years
elder sister
2 years
elder sister
2 years
elder sister
3 years
elder sister
4 years
elder brother
2 years
6 years
younger sister
Martha Hughes
Birth: December 12, 1838 50 46Tuscaloosa County, AL, USA
Death: March 15, 1908Webster County, MS, USA
Family with Harriet Moore - View this family
3 years