Margaret (Brank) Hughey

Margaret Young (Brank) Hughey (1807 - 1900)

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Margaret Young Hughey formerly Brank
Born in Weaverville, NCmap
Ancestors ancestors
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married [date unknown] in Buncombe County, NCmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Buncombe County, NCmap
Profile last modified | Created 7 Dec 2014
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Margaret was born in 1807. Margaret Brank ... She passed away in 1900. First-hand information as remembered by Jonathan Austin, Saturday, December 6, 2014.

Born in Buncombe Co., NC, Rims Creek, (now Reems Crk) Parents: Robert & Elizabeth Rice Brank

Samuel married Margaret Young Brank, daughter of Robert Houston and Elizabeth (Rice) Brank, about 1825. Margaret was born 29 Jul 1807 in Reems Creek, per the old Brank Bible.

According to the Riceville Church Records, Samuel and Margaret were Presbyterians who helped to form the Riceville Church, formerly known as the College Hill Church and School. However, before the building was built, the church services were held in the Samuel Hughey home on Riceville Road.

Samuel died 19 Feb 1886 and Margaret died 20 Nov 1900, and both are buried in the Hughey Family Cemetery. Their children, according to the church records, family tradition and census records:

1. Newton Hughey 2. Christopher Hughey 3. Julia E Hughey 4. Adeline Hughey 5. Clarrissa Ann Hughey 6. Laura Elizabeth Hughey 7. Harriett Rebecca Hughey 8. James Marion Hughey


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