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Thomas Hughes Bringle
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Birth: Sep. 27, 1903
Covington
Tipton County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Mar., 1984
Covington
Tipton County
Tennessee, USA

Thomas Hughes Bringle was born September 27, 1903 in Covington, Tennessee (Tipton County), son of Walter Verble Bringle (1879-1953) and Lucy Hughes (1880-1956).

The 1920 Federal Census for Covington, Tennessee (Tipton County) shows Hughes Bringle, age 16, born in Tennessee; living with his father, Walter V. Bringle, an attorney-at-law, age 47, born in Tennessee; and his mother, Lucy H., age 40, born in Kentucky.

Hughes married Mary Catherine Culberson, who was born November 15, 1904 in Ft Smith, Arkansas (Sebastian County), daughter of James Culberson, a well-known Choctaw Indian, and Martha Virginia Harris. Mary was 1/4 Choctaw Indian. She grew up in Durant, Oklahoma (Bryan County) and graduated from Durant High School and later graduated from Rhodes College at Memphis, Tennessee. Mary taught school in Covington, Tennessee for 30 years.

The 1930 Federal Census for Covington, Tennessee (Tipton County) shows T. Hughes Bringle, an attorney-at-law, age 26, born in Tennessee; living with his father, Walter V. Bringle, an attorney-at-law, age 59, born in Tennessee; and his mother, Lucy H., age 50, born in Kentucky. Also living in the household was Hughes' wife, Mary Catherine, age 25, born in Arkansas; and Hughes' and Mary's first-born child, Martha H. Bringle, age 3 months, born in Tennessee.

Hughes and Mary ultimately had three children: Martha Hughes Bringle (1930-1949); Walter Bringle (1935- ); and Beverly Bringle (1938- ).

The 1940 Federal Census for Covington, Tennessee (Tipton County) shows Hughes Bringle, an attorney-at-law, age 36, born in Tennessee; and his wife, Mary, age 35, born in Arkansas. Living with them were three children: Martha H. Bringle, age 10; Walter Bringle, age 5; and Beverly Bringle, age 2; all born in Tennessee.

Mary died at age 84 on July 30, 1988 in Covington, Tennessee (Tipton County) and was buried there in the Munford Cemetery. Hughes died in March 1984 in Covington, Tennessee and was buried beside his wife.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Walter Verble Bringle (1879 - 1953)
  Lucy Self Hughes Bringle (1879 - 1956)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Catherine Culberson Bringle (1904 - 1988)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Munford Cemetery
Covington
Tipton County
Tennessee, USA
 
Created by: TimelessSpirits
Record added: Aug 15, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 74991191
Thomas Hughes Bringle
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Thomas Hughes Bringle
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