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From: LS <>
Subject: Re: [CA-CENSUS-LOOKUP] LOOKUP HUGHES 2
Date: Sun, 09 Feb 2003 15:49:02 -0800
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Correction: Hugh Hughes in CA would have been b. about 1850. Sorry about
> I searched the 1920 index for Hugh Hughes in all states b. in Wales
> between 1840-1850 (70-80 yrs old). I came up with three and all had
> Welsh parents.
> In California....Hugh Hughes b. abt 1840 (70 yrs old), single,
> immigrated 1869 NA 1875 .
> In Minnesota....Hugh J. Hughes b. abt 1847 (73 yrs old), widowed,
> immigrated 1857 NA 1860. Daughter Ethel M. 29 single, son Lelsey L. 34
> married, daughter-in-law Elsie E. 32 married, grandson Herbert L. 2.
> In New York.....Hugh Hughes b. abt 1846 (74 yrs old), married,
> immigrated 1851 NA 1855. Wife Eleanor M. 77.
> While none of these fit exactly, the first one appears closest.....or
> he may have already passed away by the 1920 census. Perhaps someone
> else can search earlier census records.
>> Erratum: Would SKS be able to look to see if there is a Hugh HUGHES
>> born between 1845 and 1848 in Wales to Welsh parents at all.HE
>> EMIGRATED TO THE USA in the 1870s . Thank You very much in advance.
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