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Descendants of George Washington Hughes

Generation One

1. George Washington1 Hughes was born circa 1816 in North Carolina.1 A marriage bond for he and Sarah Paschal, daughter of Mark Paschal and Sarah Burchett, was issued on October 23, 1839 in Orange County, North Carolina, Samuel Adams was the bondsman with Lewis B. Holt as 2nd Bondsman. The bond was attested by Mich. Holt.2,3 He married Sarah Paschal, daughter of Mark Paschal and Sarah Burchett, on September 15, 1840 in Orange County, North Carolina; Sarah attested to this information in an affidavit filed with her "Application for Widows Pension." She further stated the marriage was performed by Joel M. BOONE, Justice of the Peace. On the 1840 U.S. Census Population Schedule for Orange County, North Carolina, there is a John BOON, Rev., listed on page 183 living just six entries after Samuel ADAMS who signed as bondsman on George and Sarah's marriage bond. Perhaps there is a relationship between these two BOON'S. Joel BOON is listed on page 180 of the same census. There was a Joel M. BOONE born about 1792 in NC who married Martha SINCLAIR 1816 Bath County, KY. They moved to Jackson, then Shelby Counties, Indiana where there children were born until about 1836. Joel is the son of Jonathan BOONE and Susannah NIXON BOONE. Sarah states in her affidavit that all records of the marriage were lost during the war as those records were burned.
4 He died on December 30, 1862 in Fayetteville, Washington County, Arkansas; he died of wounds received in the Civil War, Co. B 1st Ark. Reg. Cavalry Volunteers - Private in the Union Army.4,5 He was buried in White House Cemetery, Arnett, Washington County, Arkansas.6,5,7.

He and Sarah appeared on the 1850 U.S. Census in District 12, Hawkins County, Tennessee,

Page 398, Dwelling# 3, Family#3:
     Line 11: George Huis age 35, male Laboring, born N.C.
     Line 12: Sarah age 24, female, born N.C., Cannot Read/Write
     Line 13: John age 11, male, born N.C.
     Line 14: Joseph age 7, male, born N.C.
     Line 15: James age 5, male, born N.C.
     Line 16: Sarah age 4, female, born N.C.
     Line 17: Thomas age 1, male, born Tenn.

8 He and Sarah appeared on the 1860 U.S. Census enumerated August 30, 1860 in Jupiter P.O., White River Township, Washington County, Arkansas,

Page 309, Dwelling 2089, Family 160:
     George Hughs age 44 born in North Carolina
      Sarah age 42, born in North Caroilna
      John age 20 years, and born in North Carolina
      Joseph age 18, born in North Caroilna
      James age 15 and born in North Carolina
      Sarah age 12, and born in Tennessee
      Thomas age 11 years and born in Tennessee
      Daniel age 10, born in Tennessee
      Samuel age 8 years, born in Tennessee
      Martha age 7, born in Missouri.


Children of George Washington1 Hughes and Sarah Paschal were as follows:

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