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Elda M Fortuna Hughes
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Birth: Jun. 24, 1913
Hermansville
Menominee County
Michigan, USA
Death: Jul. 11, 2000
Sonora
Tuolumne County
California, USA

The Hughes Family

Date of Census: April 14, 15 & 16, 1930

Name: Frank M Hughes
Home in 1930: Columbia, Tuolumne County, California
Age: 53
Estimated birth year: abt 1877
Birthplace: Indiana
Relation to Head of House: Head
Mother's Name: Ida
Race: White
Occupation: Carpenter of General Construction. Ten years earlier he was an engineer in a goldmine. He was also the Constable of Columbia.
Rent/home value: Own. $2500
Marital Status in 1920 and 1930: Widowed
Age at first marriage: 25
Father's birthplace: Michigan
Mother's birthplace: Ohio

Household Members were the same in 1920 as they were in 1930:
Frank M Hughes
Ida McCammon Hughes
Merl T Hughes

Name: Merl T Hughes
Age: 24
Birth: February 20, 1906
Birthplace: Michigan
Death: July 1, 1999
Place of Death: Columbia, California
Relation to Head of House: Son
Parent's Name: Frank M
Race: White
Occupation: Laborer of Odd Jobs.
Marital Status: Single
Father's birthplace: Indiana
Mother's birthplace: Minnesota

The family lived across the street from the Columbia Fire Station. Merl started as a volunteer and eventually became the fire marshal. He lived in Columbia since 1912. He was "a walking encyclopedia" of the history of Columbia and docent for the visitors.

Name: Ida V. McCammon Hughes
Age: 73
Estimated birth year: abt 1855
Birthplace: Ohio
Relation to Head of House: Mother
Race: White
Age at first marriage: 19
Marital Status in 1920 and 1930: Widowed
Father's Birthplace: Pennsylvania
Mother's Birthplace: Ohio

Frank M Hughes
Born 01/27/1877
Birthplace: Indiana
Date of Death: 10-30-1963
Place of Death: Tuolumne County
Age 86 years.
Mother's Maiden Name: McCammon

Son of Frank Hughes
Name: Merl F. Hughes
Birth: 20 Feb 1906 - Michigan
Death: 1 Jul 1999 - Columbia, Tuolumne County, California

Wife of Merl Hughes:
Name: Elda M. Hughes
Birth: 24 Jun 1913
Death: 11 Jul 2000 - Sonora, Tuolumne County, California

Daughter of Merl and Elda Hughes
Virginia Merle Hughes Hains
Birth: Jun. 28, 1937 in Tuolumne County
Death: Feb. 3, 1966 Phoenix, Maricopa County, Arizona 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Merl F Hughes (1906 - 1999)
 
 Children:
  Virginia Merle Hughes Hains (1937 - 1966)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Columbia Public Cemetery
Columbia
Tuolumne County
California, USA
 
Created by: P. L. Mohr
Record added: May 22, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 52720615
Elda M <i>Fortuna</i> Hughes
Added by: P. L. Mohr
 
Elda M <i>Fortuna</i> Hughes
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