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William Parsons Hewes, III

Also Known As: "William Hughes"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Marcus Hook, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, Colonial America
Death: Died in Lower Chichester, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, Colonial America
Immediate Family:

Son of William D Hewes, II and Sarah Hughes of West Jersey
Husband of Mary Catherine Hersh and Mary Sudrah "Sidney" Huges (Withers)
Father of Hugh Hughes; Captain Thomas Henry Hughes; John Ellis Hughes; hannah hughes; Lydia Hughes and 10 others
Brother of Aaron Hewes; Samuel Hughes; Sarah Hewes; Thomas Hughes; Moses Hewes and 7 others

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About William Parsons Hewes, III

In 1754, the French and Indian War began and William enlisted in

the VA militia. On the occasion of George Washington's retirement as

Commander of VA troops on December 27, 1758, an address of

appreciation was signed and delivered by the officers of the Regiment.

William Hughes is the eighth signer.

    In January 1762, the VA General Assembly recognized the services

of the officers of the VA Regiment of militia. William Hughes' name

was twelfth on the list of lieutenants. On May 22, 1762, William was

commissioned a Lieutenant in Colonel Adam Stephens' Regiment of

militia and on June 8, 1762, he was commissioned Adjutant of that

Regiment.

William married Mary Withers on March 12, 1713

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William Parsons Hewes, III's Timeline

1699
1699
Marcus Hook, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, Colonial America
1713
September 12, 1713
Age 14
Chichester, Chester, Pennsylvania, USA
1715
1715
Age 16
Marcus Hook, Chester, Pennsylvania, USA
1717
1717
Age 18
Hampshire, Virginia, USA
1720
1720
Age 21
1720
Age 21
Chester, Pennsylvania, USA
1720
Age 21
Chester, Pennsylvania, USA
1721
1721
Age 22
Chester, Pennsylvania, USA
1723
February 19, 1723
Age 24
Chester, Pennsylvania, USA
1723
Age 24
Chester, Pennsylvania, USA