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Andrew Hughes (1755 - 1843)

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Andrew Hughes
Born in Lancaster, Pennsylvaniamap [uncertain]
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Pickens County, South Carolinamap
Profile last modified | Created 27 Apr 2013
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Biography

Andrew Hughes was a veteran of the American Revolutionary War. He is listed in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) ancestor search database as Ancestor #A132094[1]

Andrew Hughes said he was born near Lancaster, Pennsylvania, on 4 April, 1755. He gave this testimony in his application for a pension for his service during the Revolutionary War. A partial transcript is available here [2].

He settled in South Carolina in 1787. In the 1790 U.S. Census he is listed as "Andrew Huse" in Pendleton, South Carolina. [3]

The 1840 U.S. Census shows that he was living in the Pickens District in South Carolina, in the home of his son, James W. Hughes. [4]

A record in the United States Revolutionary War Pension Payment Ledgers shows that he died on 01 Sep 1843. [5]

Sources

  1. Daughters of the American Revolution Ancestor Search Database[1]
  2. http://revwarapps.org/w25805.pdf
  3. "United States Census, 1790," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XHKF-1ZW : accessed 22 August 2017), Andrew Huse, Pendleton, South Carolina, United States; citing p. 13, NARA microfilm publication M637, (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 11; FHL microfilm 568,151.
  4. "United States Census, 1840," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XHRY-JW4 : 18 August 2017), Andrew Hughes, Pickens District, Pickens, South Carolina, United States; citing p. 382, NARA microfilm publication M704, (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 514; FHL microfilm 22,510.
  5. "United States Revolutionary War Pension Payment Ledgers, 1818-1872," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q24Q-LTVL : accessed 22 August 2017), Andrew Hughes, 04 Mar 1831; citing South Carolina, United States, NARA microfilm publication T718 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1962), roll 8; FHL microfilm 1,319,388.


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On 6 Jul 2017 at 19:49 GMT Tom Hughes wrote:

Hi Eddie, I am a descendant of this Andrew Hughes and I also created a profile for him (Hughes-12209). Would you be interested in merging the two profiles into one?



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