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Thomas Hughes, Sr.

Male 1717 - 1778  (61 years)


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  • Name Thomas Hughes 
    Suffix Sr. 
    Born 1717  Cacapon, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 4 May 1778  Hackers Creek, Harrison, County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Hackers Creek, Harrison, County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Welch Immigrated To VA Born Near Arlington, Fairfax Co., VA Also Have H im Born Dist.Of W Augusta Co., VA
      He was killed by Indians along Hacker's Creek, near Buckhannon. ( I got th is information form the book Jackson County West Virginia Past and Presen t. I am not sure I agree with all of it will check some dates do not che ck with other records. They were Welch, and emigrated to VA.

      In the Mason Co. Personal Property Taxpayers list him for years 1805-06- 07 -09 -10--11-12-13-14.

      In the Jackson County Land Book 1832 page 2 shows
      89 1/2 acres Ohio River.
      Records indicate that Thomas Hughes family came from Prince Willi am Co ., VA after the Revolutionary War to an area in Nicholas County, th en settling at Hacker's Creek Local history books claim this family trac es its roots to the Hughes family that emigrated from Wales by way of Scot land in the mid-1600's. However, DAR records show he was born in Ireland T homas served as a private in the Virginia troops.
      He was killed by Indians (gunshot) at Hacker's Creek, Harrison Co. WV alo ng with Jonathan Lowther.

      In the early West Virginia Settlers, WV has him being killed in May 1788.



      WV & VA Families has middle name as Henry for Thomas wife Mary Susanna Bak er. It list Edward as a child.

      MHF
    Person ID I226  WV Route 87 Family Tree
    Last Modified 31 Oct 2009 

    Father William Hughes,   b. 1691, Chester, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1767, Hampshire, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Mother Mary Sidney Withers,   b. 1691, Berks, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1750, Hampshire, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years) 
    Married 12 Sep 1713  Chester, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F73  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Susannah Baker,   b. 1720, Chester, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1764, South Branch, Moorefield, VA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years) 
    Married 1738  Chester, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Sudna Hughes,   b. 1742, Augusta, Hampshire, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1829, Berea, Ritchie Co, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     2. Deborah Hughes,   b. Abt 1743, Hardy County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1813, Wood County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 70 years)
     3. Charles Hughes,   b. 1745, Hardy County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +4. Deborah Hughes,   b. 1745, Chester, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1812, Wood County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     5. James Hughes,   b. Abt 1746,   d. Aug 1772, Little Kanawha River, Wood County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 26 years)
    +6. Sarah Hughes,   b. Abt 1749, Hughes Draft, Augusta Co, VA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jun 1821, Stump Run, Hardy, West Vireginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 72 years)
    +7. Jesse David Hughes,   b. 1750, South Branch Potomac River, Hardy, VA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Oct 1829, Turkey Run, Jackson. West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     8. Susannah Hughes,   b. 1753,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +9. Jonathan Hughes,   b. 25 Mar 1753, Hampshire, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jul 1842, Harrison Co, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
    +10. Thomas Hughes, Jr,   b. 29 Apr 1754, Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Oct 1837, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
    +11. Edward Hughes,   b. Abt 1755, Greenbrier County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 May 1839, Kanawha County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 84 years)
     12. Mary Hughes,   b. 1755,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +13. Jacob Hughes,   b. 27 May 1756, Moorefield, Hardy, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1820, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years)
    +14. Elias Hughes, Sr,   b. 1757, Wardensville, Hardy Co., WV Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown, Utica, Licking, Ohio, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     15. Martha Radcliff,   b. Abt 1759, Harrison County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Sep 1855, Lewis, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 96 years)
    +16. Martha Hughes,   b. 14 Jun 1761, Hardy County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Sep 1855, Hackers Creek, Harrison, County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years)
     17. Ann Hughes,   b. Abt 1762, Jackson County, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     18. William Hughes,   b. Abt 1764, Hampshire, West Virginia, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1778  (Age ~ 14 years)
    Family ID F71  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1717 - Cacapon, West Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1738 - Chester, Pennsylvania, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 4 May 1778 - Hackers Creek, Harrison, County, West Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Hackers Creek, Harrison, County, West Virginia, USA Link to Google Earth
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