Moses Hughes, Jr.

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Moses Hughes, Jr.

Birthdate: (79)
Birthplace: Amherst, Virginia, United States
Death: January 12, 1850 (75-83)
Nelson, Virginia, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Moses Hughes, I and Elizabeth Hughes
Husband of Elizabeth "Betsy" Hughes
Father of Jenetta B. McComb; Frances E. McComb; Sarah "Sally" Lewis McComb; David Charles Hughes; Moses B. Hughes and 2 others
Brother of John Hughes; James Hughes; Polly Collins; Rebecca Clarkson; William Hughes and 4 others

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About Moses Hughes, Jr.

inherited from his father:

my tract of land called Hamilton's place, with all my lands adjoining, now in the possession of my said son

Will of Moses Hughes Jr.

Wife, Elizabeth Hughes, the land on which I now live, which comprises my father's old tract and the tract I bought of Samuel Strickland, and the tract lying on Rockfish River which I bought of James Edwards. At her death the lands to my four daughters, Jeanetta, Elizabeth B., Frances C., and Sarah L. Son, Moses B., land on Cub Creek. Slaves to wife and at her death to all of my children. Son John F. T. Hughs and daughter, Elizabeth B. (who married Moses M. Hughs). Exrs, son Moses B. Hughs and Wm. McCombs. Wit: Ryland Rhodes and Wm. Dillard. From Missouri Pioneers Vol. XVII p. 46.

Names of enslaved persons:

  1. Latiticia, a woman,
  2. Nelson,
  3. Henry,
  4. Preston and
  5. Ellick, her children’
  6. Mariah a woman and '
  7. Jordan her husband,
  8. Robert,
  9. Margharet,
  10. Louis,
  11. Wyatt and Drusilla, their children;
  12. Sally, a woman,
  13. Selgler, a man,
  14. Henry, a man, and
  15. Reuben, a man,
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Moses Hughes, Jr.'s Timeline

Amherst, Virginia, United States
August 15, 1805
Age 34
August 3, 1809
Age 38
October 29, 1812
Age 41
Age 47
Nelson, Pickens, GA, USA
June 24, 1832
Age 61
Monmouthshire, Wales, United Kingdom
January 12, 1850
Age 79
Nelson, Virginia, United States