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Adda Jane (Peasley) Hughes (1906 - 2005)

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Adda Jane Hughes formerly Peasley aka Knudsen
Born in Olympia, Thurston, Washington, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married in Thurston, Washington, United Statesmap
Wife of — married in Thurston, Washington, United Statesmap
Mother of , [private son (1930s - unknown)] and
Died in Shelton, Mason, Washington, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 25 Apr 2018
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Biography

Adda Jane was born to Vernon Peasley and Mary Ames in 1906[1][2][3].

In 1927, she married Henry Neils Knudsen[4][5][6]. In the 1930 Census, Adda is listed as "widowed" and Henry is listed as "divorced". They had one child[7]:

  1. Barbara b. 1928

She remarried in 1934 to Charles W Hughes. They had two children[8][9][10][11]:

  1. David b. about 1935
  2. Marjorie Lettie b. 1939

Adda died in 2005[12][13].

Sources

  1. Paternal and Maternal relationship confirmed with a AncestryDNA match comparison between Frances Lee (Peasley) Robinson and cousin, David Hughes Predicted Relationship: 1st Cousin Amount of shared DNA is 738 centimorgans across 30 DNA segments
  2. United States Census, 1910, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MGVH-X1X : accessed 22 February 2019), Vernon L Peasley, Gull Harbor, Thurston, Washington, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 309, sheet 3B, family 63, NARA microfilm publication T624 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1982), roll 1672; FHL microfilm 1,375,685.
  3. United States Census, 1920, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MHFZ-59L : accessed 22 February 2019), Vernon L Peasley, Gull Harbor, Thurston, Washington, United States; citing ED 379, sheet 2B, line 88, family 54, NARA microfilm publication T625 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1992), roll 1942; FHL microfilm 1,821,942.
  4. Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLN3-PB7 : 27 September 2017), Henry Knudsen and Adda Peasley, 24 Mar 1927.
  5. Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QPMK-TS52 : 28 November 2018), Henry Knudsen and Adda Peasley, 24 Mar 1927, Tumwater, Thurston, Washington, United States, Washington State Archives, Olympia; FamilySearch digital folder 100315362.
  6. Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QPMY-Q717 : 28 November 2018), Henry Knudsen and Adda Peasley, 24 Mar 1927, Tumwater, Thurston, Washington, United States, Washington State Archives, Olympia; FamilySearch digital folder 100042803.
  7. United States Census, 1930, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XC32-2Y7 : accessed 27 February 2019), Lyle H Peasley, Stillwater, Lewis, Washington, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 79, sheet 3A, line 15, family 54, NARA microfilm publication T626 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), roll 2507; FHL microfilm 2,342,241.
  8. Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FLN7-MWP : 6 November 2017), Charles W Hughs and Adda Knudsen, 05 Jul 1934.
  9. Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QPMT-LQHV : 28 November 2018), Charles W Hughes and Adda Peasley Knudsen, 5 Jul 1934, Thurston, Washington, United States, Washington State Archives, Olympia; FamilySearch digital folder 100053922.
  10. Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QPM2-MXV7 : 28 November 2018), Charles W Hughes and Adda Knudsen, 5 Jul 1934, Tumwater, Thurston, Washington, United States, Washington State Archives, Olympia; FamilySearch digital folder 100315366.
  11. 1United States Census, 1940, database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:K9SK-CBD : 14 March 2018), Charles W Hughes, Tumwater Election Precinct 1, Thurston, Washington, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 34-79, sheet 1B, line 48, family , Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627. Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 - 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012, roll 4366.
  12. Washington Death Index, 1965-2014, database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QLWS-S2XC : 13 July 2017), Adda J Hughes, 27 Mar 2005, Mason, Washington, United States; from the Department of Health, Death Index, 1907-1960; 1965-2014, Washington State Archives, Digital Archives (https://www.digitalarchives.wa.gov/Collections/TitleInfo/472 : n.d.); Citing Washington State Department of Health.
  13. United States Social Security Death Index, database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VSCZ-VY8 : 20 May 2014), Adda Hughes, 27 Mar 2005; citing U.S. Social Security Administration, Death Master File, database (Alexandria, Virginia: National Technical Information Service, ongoing).


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Marriage Record Henry Knudsen and Adda J Peasley
Marriage Record Henry Knudsen and Adda J Peasley

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