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James Thomas HughesAge: 54 years19181973

Name
James Thomas Hughes
Given names
James Thomas
Surname
Hughes
Birth March 7, 1918 44 30
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_I
Death of a maternal grandfatherFrancis M Miller
December 10, 1918 (Age 9 months)
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918

Note: Spanish Influenza killed over 500,000 people in the United States, and somewhere between 20 and 40 million in what has been cited as the most devastating epidemic in history - http://virus.stanford.edu/uda/
Census January 17, 1920 (Age 22 months)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 11 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Depression
Census April 3, 1930 (Age 12 years)
Death of a maternal grandmotherLouise J Howe
January 8, 1940 (Age 21 years)
Death of a sisterSusan Hughes
March 17, 1943 (Age 25 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 23 years)

Note: The United States enters World War II after the attack at Pearl Harbor, a global war that involved the vast majority of the world's nations and including all of the great powers - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_II
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 31 years)
Note: The Korean War was a war between the Republic of Korea (South Korea), supported by the United Nations, and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea), at one time supported by the People's Republic of China and the Soviet Union - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Korean_War
Death of a fatherThomas Hughes
July 18, 1964 (Age 46 years)
Death of a motherRebecca Francis “Fannie” Miller
March 20, 1967 (Age 49 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 27 years)
Note: The Vietnam War was a long, costly armed conflict that pitted the communist regime of North Vietnam and its southern allies, known as the Viet Cong, against South Vietnam and its principal ally, the United States. The divisive war, increasingly unpopular at home, ended with the withdrawal of U.S. forces in 1973 and the unification of Vietnam under Communist control two years later. More than 3 million people, including 58,000 Americans, were killed in the conflict. - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vietnam_War
Death January 20, 1973 (Age 54 years)

Burial
Cemetery: Sunset Gardens Cemetery
Last change July 14, 201918:03:33

by: Donna Osiek
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father
Thomas Hughes
Birth: September 10, 1873Pettis, Missouri, United States
Death: July 18, 1964Carrollton, Carroll, Missouri, United States
mother
Marriage: July 14, 1909Longwood, Pettis, Missouri, United States
10 months
elder sister
Susan Hughes
Birth: May 3, 1910 36 22Longwood, Pettis, Missouri, United States
Death: March 17, 1943Carroll, Carrollton, Missouri, United States
8 years
himself
James Thomas Hughes
Birth: March 7, 1918 44 30Longwood, Pettis, Missouri, United States
Death: January 20, 1973
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himself
James Thomas Hughes
Birth: March 7, 1918 44 30Longwood, Pettis, Missouri, United States
Death: January 20, 1973
wife
Private

James Thomas Hughes has 5 first cousins recorded

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Mother's family (5)

Parents Abner Eli Grinstead + Lucy Henley Miller
2Ernest W Grinstead19091981
3Private
5Private
Census1920 United States - Census transcript - Thomas Hughes - Household

Longwood, Pettis, Missouri, United States

NameRelationHomeMortSexRaceAgeConditionImmNatNatYSchoolRWBPLangFBPFather langMBPMother langEngOccupationIndEmp
Hughes, ThomasheadMW46MMOKYKYfarmer
Hughes, FannywifeFW31MMOMOMO
Hughes, SusandaughterFW10SMOMOMO
Hughes, JamessonMW1 year 2 monthsSMOMOMO

Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Thomas Hughes - Household

Longwood, Pettis, Missouri, United States

NameRelationHomeV/RRadioFarmSexRaceAgeCondAMSchoolR/WBPFBPMBPLangImmNatEngOccupationIndustryCodeEmpWorkUnempVetWar
Hughes, ThomasheadMW55M34MOKYKYmail carrierstar route
Hughes, Rebecca wifeFW42M21MOMOMO
Hughes, James TsonMW12SMOMOMO