April 04, 2004

Revolutionary War, ...Henry and James

Henry Hughes - BLW #3230-150-24 Sep 1795, srv as an Ensign in the VA Line, no papers

James Hughes S39751, Cont Line (MD), sol was b 7 Feb 1756, he enl in Baltimore Co MD, he appl 18 Sep 1820 Greene Co PA at which time he had a wife aged 7 yrs older than he was & also had 2 daughters; Esther aged upwards of 30 & Sarah aged upwards of 27 & 3 grandchildren; James Hughes 9, Lucinda Hughes 5 & Esther Hughes aged 3 also lived with sol (parents of grandchildren were not named)

James, Sarah, W3818 , NC Line, wid appl 23 Nov 1841 Orange Co. NC aged 79 but lived in Caswell Co NC near the Orange Co line, sol & wid had m in the fall of 1789, sol d in 1809, children were; Andrew b 13 Jun 1790, John b 19 Mar 1792, Elizabeth b 12 Apr 1794, Martha b 30 Nov 1798, Samuel b 31 Jun 1803 & William b 4 Feb 1806, also shown were; Irena Ann Mason b 10 Dec 1814, Marenda Mason b 5 Nov 1816, Saraha Jane Mason b 20 Mar 1819, Martha Woodes b 4 Dec 1820, Henry Cartere Mason b 10 May 1823, James Eperson Mason b 25 Jul 1825 & William Mason b 23 Dec 1827 (relationship for these not stated)

There are two James Hughes who served in the PA Line that have little personal information.

James Hughes, S7046, VA Line, sol was b 15 Sep 1762 in Hanover Co VA & he lived there until 1790 the m the daughter of John Sizer of Caroline Co VA (she wasn't named) & they moved to Goochland Co VA & sol appl there 15 Oct 1832 at which time sol & his wife aged 65 lived with a son Nelson B. Hughes at Raleigh NC, in 1832 sol stated he and his wife raised 7 sons & 3 daughters & that 4 sons and 2 daughters were living when last heard from (he did not name them, in 1821 sol stated he sold land to a Garland A Hughes of Charlotte Co VA (sol lived in Goochland Co at that time)

Posted by JHSGran at April 4, 2004 03:59 PM
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