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William Hughes
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Birth: 1752
Lunenburg County
Virginia, USA
Death: Jun. 17, 1833
Rutherford County
North Carolina, USA

William Hughes served as a soldier in the Revolutionary War. He entered the Continental Army in the state of Virginia in 1777 and rendered service as a Private under Captain Nathaniel Fox's company, commanded by Lt.Col. Charles Simms. His service took him through most of the major battles in Virginia, North Carolina, and South Carolina, including the Battle of Guilford Courthouse. He was present at the surrender of Lord Cornwallis at Yorktown. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Nancy Bowers Hughes (1752 - 1843)*
 
 Children:
  Phillip Hughes (1769 - 1848)*
  Benjamin Hughes (1782 - 1869)*
  Rebecca Hughes Blanton (1789 - 1876)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Blanton Family Cemetery
Boiling Springs
Cleveland County
North Carolina, USA
 
Created by: EMarie
Record added: Aug 03, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 55820028
William Hughes
Added by: Elizabeth Needham
 
 
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- Sharon
 Added: Oct. 17, 2014
God Bless You soldier.Rest in Peaceful Sleep.
- Jeff Lovelace
 Added: Aug. 28, 2013

- Linda Davis
 Added: Aug. 6, 2013
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