West Virginia Pioneers

William Parsons Hughes

Male Between 1690 and 1699 - Abt 1767  (~ 77 years)


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  • Name William Parsons Hughes 
    Born Between 1690 and 1699  Hampshire County, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died Abt 9 Jun 1767  Hampshire County, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Person ID I7249  WVPioneers
    Last Modified 24 May 2005 

    Father Thomas Hughes,   b. Abt 1663, PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Rachel Sudna [Hughes],   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married Abt 1685  Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F5376  Group Sheet

    Family Mary Sidney Withers,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married Abt 1713 
    Notes 

    • "The Hughes Family from Virginia to Oregon" by Patty Barthell Myers, San Antonio Texas, 1999:
      William could be the son of Jesse Hughes of Powhatan and Hughes Creek, VA. Could be grandson of Hugh Hughes.

      Bought land from Lord Fairfax - 400 acres located on the Great Cacapon.







      William's will in Hampshire Co, VA is dated 12/30/1762, probated 6/9/1767, names children but not wife:
      sons Hugh, Thomas, William, Evan, Ellis
      daughters Mary Anderson, Sudrah Carpenter, Sarah Baker
      exec: son Ellis and John Waite
    Children 
    +1. Hugh Hughes,   b. Abt 1715, Chester Co, PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1763, Hampshire County, WV Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 48 years)
    +2. Thomas Hughes,   b. Between 1717 and 1727, Dist. of W. Augusta Co., VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 May 1778, Hackers Creek, Harrison Co, Va Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 61 years)
     3. William Hughes,   b. 1719, Chester Co, PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Evan Hughes,   b. Abt 1721, Chester Co, PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Mary Hughes,   b. Abt 1723, Chester Co, PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +6. Sudna Hughes,   b. Abt 1725, Chester Co, PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1793, Randolph Co, WVa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 68 years)
     7. Sarah Hughes,   b. Abt 1727, Chester Co, PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Ellis or Elias Hughes,   b. Abt 1729, Chester Co, PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Family ID F2442  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Between 1690 and 1699 - Hampshire County, WV Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Abt 9 Jun 1767 - Hampshire County, WV Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S89] Fran Green Daniels.

    2. [S118] Probate Records.