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Robert Hughes (bef. 1702 - bef. 1755)

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Robert Hughes
Born before in Hughes Creek, Cumberland, Virginia Colonymap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Husband of — married [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died before in Powhatan, Virginia Colonymap
Profile last modified | Created 3 Jan 2011
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Married Martha Morton in 1723
b. 1702/3 or 1718 in Hughes Creek, Cumberland, Virginia, USA[citation needed]
d. 1755 in Hughes Creek, Powhatan, Virginia, USA
Probate: 22 SEP 1755, Cumberland,


13 JUL 1750, Cumberland, VA
Will of Robert Hughes, dated July 13, 1750, proved Sept. 22, 1755.[1]
Legatees: daughter Sarah Woodson; daughters Mary Walton and Martha Walton; 4th daughter Susanna Hughes, 5th daughter Temperance Hughes; wife Martha; sons Abraham and Robert.[2]


  1. Virginia Library LVA Catalogue Cumberland County Wills and Administrations. Will Book No. 1, 1749-1769. p. 105-107. Will, pro. 22 Sept. 1755. p. 137. Inv. rec. 28 June 1757.
  2. from Virginia Council Journals, by Fairfax Harrison, online, with the introductory line "The following notes are from the records of Cumberland County"
  • From the original profile: G2
  • WikiTree profile Hughes-955 created through the import of Paula's family 5-28-2011.GED on May 29, 2011 by Paula Marksman.
  • U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900 . Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2004. Original data - This unique collection of records was extracted from a variety of sources including family group sheets and electronic databases.
  • This person was created through the import of Weaver.ged on 03 January 2011.

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On 30 May 2014 at 06:29 GMT Liz (Noland) Shifflett wrote:

Hughes-955 and Hughes-535 appear to represent the same person because: they have the same family members and close birth/death dates

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