|Birth: ||Sep. 11, 1868|
|Death: ||Jul. 10, 1936|
El Paso County
Colorado Springs Gazette
Saturday, July 11, 1936 page 8
Former police officer dies, funeral Monday
Funeral services for Frank G. Hughes, 67, resident of Colorado Springs 48 years, who died yesterday after an illness of two years, will be held at 2 o'clock Monday afternoon at the Law drawing room. Rev. Daniel D. Williams and Rev. Adna W. Moore will officiate. Burial will be in Evergreen cemetery. Mr. Hughes, who had at one time been a member of the police force and fire department, is survived by his wife, Mrs. Emma Hughes of Pagosa Springs; three sons, Carl Hughes of Miami, Ariz.; William Hughes of Colorado Springs and Jack Hughes of Bayfield, Colo., and two daughters, Mrs. Jennie June Lynch and Charlotte Hughes of Pagosa Springs. Mrs. J.M. Hughes of Colorado Springs, mother of Mr. Hughes, also survives and there are two brothers, E.B. Hughes of Gooding, Ida., and C.H. Hughes of Denver.
Colorado Springs Gazette, 20 Feb 1896, p.8 col. 1 -- "Mrs. Lizzie Hughes, the wife of Mr. Frank Hughes, the special police officer in the North End, died yesterday after many weeks of painful but patient suffering. Mr. Hughes has the sympathy of many friends."
Colorado Springs Death Register, Vol 1, p. 127 -- Died 19 Feb 1896, Lizzie Hughes, age 26, female, white, married, cause of death - chronic morphine poisoning, place of death - Colorado Springs.
NOTES: Special police officer was an unpaid job that could be converted to a paid position only by vote.
Frank was a driver for the Fire Dept from 4/15/1899 to 12/8/1899 working 28 days a month for 21 hours a day at a salary of about $100 a month.
William Harrison Hughes (1840 - 1900)
Nancy Jane Mirise Hughes (1849 - 1938)
Lizzie Jones Hughes (1867 - 1896)
Emma Bertha Maddox Hughes (1882 - 1979)*
Carlyle Garrison Hughes (1901 - 1944)*
William Clay Hughes (1905 - 1959)*
John Henry Hughes (1910 - 1969)*
June Elore Hughes Lynch (1916 - 2005)*
Charlotte Lee Hughes Bellino (1919 - 1971)*
Frank Gardner Hughes (1868 - 1936)
Edward Beall Hughes (1872 - 1946)*
Charles Horning Hughes (1875 - 1945)*
El Paso County
Maintained by: CJ
Originally Created by: HEE
Record added: Aug 04, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 15148529
RIP, great grandpa Frank.|
Added: Sep. 16, 2010
Evergreen CemeteryHughes buried in T-006 (share tombstone)Lizzie 1867-1896Frank G. 1868-1936|
Added: Aug. 4, 2006