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James Hughes, Sr
Birth: Sep. 16, 1760
New Jersey, USA
Death: Apr. 6, 1841
Hamilton
Mercer County
New Jersey, USA

James was the son of John and Rebecca Hughes of Nottingham Twp., old Burlington Co. (now Hamilton Twp., Mercer Co.), NJ. He married first to Catharine, who died in childbirth in 1806. They had 7 children together (all linked below).

James married second to Martha, 15 December 1808 (the date is recited in his will). They had 2 children (also linked below).

James purchased 103 acres in Nottingham and Windsor townships in 1787; he probably owned other lands. He was an elder of the Presbyterian Church of Hamilton Square. He died in Nottingham (now Hamilton) Twp. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  John Hughes
  Rebecca Hughes
 
 Spouses:
  Catharine Hughes (1766 - 1806)
  Martha Hughes (1777 - 1847)
 
 Children:
  Nancy Hughes (1791 - 1796)*
  Charles Hughes (1793 - 1852)*
  Margaret Hughes Snedeker (1795 - 1875)*
  Matilda Hughes Butcher (1797 - 1856)*
  Randal Hughes (1800 - 1874)*
  Eliza Hughes Dye (1802 - 1824)*
  Catharine Hughes (1806 - 1806)*
  James Hughes (1809 - 1823)*
  Lambert R. Hughes (1813 - 1892)*
 
 Siblings:
  William Hughes (1752 - 1814)*
  Richard Hughes (1758 - 1828)*
  James Hughes (1760 - 1841)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Heartfelt thanks to Hamilton Square Presbyterian Church for creating this memorial and Wayne Irons for the photo.
 
Burial:
First Presbyterian Churchyard
Hamilton Square
Mercer County
New Jersey, USA
Plot: E17a
 
Maintained by: Joseph R. Klett
Originally Created by: First Pres Church Ham Sq
Record added: Jul 13, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 39409191
James Hughes, Sr
Added by: Wayne Irons
 
 
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Thank you for your part in bringing about my life, for the love you gave and the sacrifices you made. May you rest in peace.
- Joseph R. Klett
 Added: May. 21, 2015
 
This page is sponsored by: Joseph R. Klett

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