September 29, 2006

George Hughes from Lancaster, PA

Death of George HUGHES, an old resident of Fulton township, Lancaster county died wednesday in the 85th year of age Mr Hughes was a noted manufacturer of edge tools, he having succeeded his father Joseph Hughes in the business. The deceased made his instruments with charcoal fires which gave them a fine temper and qualities for retaining a keen edge Mr. Hughes was an industrious man and he lived and died in the house in which he was born., not far from Dorsey’s Mill. His funeral took place Saturday Rev . M. Galbreath addressing the large gathering of people before the internment was made in Chesnut Level graveyard.

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September 12, 2006

Ruby Hughes Maples

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Ruby was my dad's oldest sister. She was married to Claude Maples. They lived most of their married lives in Minco, Oklahoma. She was born November 17, 1903. After Uncle Claude's death, Aunt Ruby moved back to Morgan Co., AL. She was a highly intelligent person who lived on her own until her death on June 06, 1994. Aunt Ruby and Uncle Claude had no children of their own, but were greatly loved by all their neices and nephews.

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