Benajah Hughes

Benajah Benager Hughes (abt. 1793 - abt. 1868)

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Benajah Benager [uncertain] "Benager" Hughes
Born about in Orangeburg, South Carolinamap
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Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
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Died about in Tallapoosa County, Alabamamap
Profile last modified | Created 15 Sep 2015
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Lost a leg in an skirmish with Native Americans.
Married at least 2 times, had 12 children.
1st wife was Mary Lydia Benton
2nd wife was "Nancy" Fulmer.
Unknown as to exactly when the first wife died and which children are from which wife.


  • 1840 United States Census Coweta County, Georgia
  • Alabama State Census - 1820-1866
  • Alabama, Compiled Census and Census Substitutes Index, 1810-1890,
  • U.S. General Land Office Records, 1796-1907

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On 2 Dec 2017 at 16:53 GMT Kathy (Gunter) Sullivan wrote:

Hughes-13372 and Hughes-7883 appear to represent the same person because: Clear duplicates.

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