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Thomas A. Hughes (abt. 1845 - 1892)

Thomas A. Hughes
Born about in United Statesmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Descendants descendants
Died in Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 22 Feb 2010 | Last significant change: 3 Nov 2021
20:18: Jessica (Collett) Hilliard edited the Biography for Thomas A. Hughes (abt.1845-1892). (Adding sources. Bio improvement. ) [Thank Jessica for this]
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Thomas A. Hughes was born on February 26, 1845, in Georgia, the son of Elizabeth Booker and Thomas J. Hughes; his father died c.1849 and his mother remarried to Moses Hamrick in September 1855.

Thomas married first to Sarah Booker and they had two children together before her untimely death:

  • Thomas 'Tom' B. Hughes (1866–1927)
  • Romulus Nester Hughes (1867–1927)

He then married Ellen Missouri Stansell (1851-1933) about 1870 and they had one child:

  • Huber Rodolphus Hughes (1871–1921)[1]

Their union ended and both remarried, he to Margaret 'Maggie' A. White (1859-1949); they had at least on child:

  • Rosa Viola Hughes (1885–1953)[2]

He died on December 17, 1892, in Atlanta, Georgia, at the age of 47, and was buried in Villa Rica, Georgia.[3]

Pleasant Grove Baptist Church Cemetery
Villa Rica, Carroll County, Georgia, USA

Research Notes

Possible 1870 census source - "United States Census, 1870", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 28 May 2021), Thos A Hughs, 1870.


  1. Georgia, U.S., Deaths Index, 1914-1940; child: Huber Rodolphus Hughes, s/o Ellen Stansell & Thomas A Hughes
  2. U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; child: Rosa Viola Huff, d/o Margaret White & Thomas A Hughes
  • Year: 1850; Census Place: District 52, Lincoln, Georgia; Roll: 75; Page: 335a. Thomas Hughs, b.1845 GA, s/o Elizabeth Hughs (30), in home of w/mother Elizabeth Hughes (30), home of Nancy Booker (63), Thomas S. Booker (47), & Thomas J. Booker (19)
  • Year: 1860; Census Place: Wilkes, Georgia; Page: 809. Thomas Hughes, b.1848 GA, s/o Elizabeth A Hambrick (42), w/o Moses Hambrick (63).
  • Year: 1870; Census Place: Dooly, Georgia; Roll: M593_147; Page: 370A. Thos A Hughs, b.1842 NY, occ.: School teacher; h/o Misouri Hughs (19). Children: Thos B Hughs (4) and Ramas (1yr3mo)
  • Year: 1880; Census Place: District 714, Carroll, Georgia; Roll: 137; Page: 175D; Enumeration District: 032. Thomas Hughes, b.1845 GA, widower; occ.: Sewing Machine Agent. Sons, Thomas (14) and Rom (12), are page before working as farm hands @ John Lee Sorve
  • Fulton and Campbell Counties, Georgia, Cemetery Records, 1857-1933; T A Hughes, age 48, d.17 Dec 1892 @Atlanta (Fulton Co.)
  • Atlanta, Georgia, City Directory, 1929; Margaret Hughes, wid. of Thomas A Hughes

This person was created on 22 February 2010 through the import of Christophel-WhittakerNew.GED.

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