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John B. Hughes

Male 1857 - 1924


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  • Name  John B. Hughes  [1, 2
    Born  31 Jan 1857  Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender  Male 
    Census  1880  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • John Hughes, son, single, male, white, age 23, born in Iowa, father born in Ireland, mother born in Virginia
    Census  1900  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • (Married to Celeste Hughes, living with her and his sister-in-law, "Rassie" Walker:) Line number 10; 2267 South Maine (sic), dwelling number 655, family number 658: John B. Hughes, head of household, white, male, born in January 1857, age 43, married, born in Iowa, father born in Ireland, mother born in Iowa, occupation street superintendent, not employed 0 months during the previous year, could read, could write, could speak English, rented home, a house (not a farm)
    Died  13 Jan 1924  [1, 3
    Buried  North Walker Cemetery, Benton Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Person ID  I7700  All Families
    Last Modified  31 Mar 2015 

    Father  Luke Hughes,   b. Abt 1811, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1880 
    Mother  Rebecca Walker,   b. Abt 1826, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married  2 Aug 1843  Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Research 
    • They had fourteen children. Martha (Walker) Young only knew of 6. Martha Young also wrote: "My father tells me this was a very devout Catholic family. The four older boys were railroad men. He recalls visiting with the Foleys (Frances? married Joe Foley) and enjoyed it ver much as the parents frequently didn't speak to each other, but communicated through the children."
    Family ID  F2825  Group Sheet

    Family 1  Celeste Walker,   b. 24 Nov 1873, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Nov 1906 
    Married  4 Oct 1899  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 7
    Iowa Marriage Records 
    • Groom's Name: John B. Hughes; Groom's Birth Date: 1856; Groom's Birthplace: Burlington, Iowa; Groom's Age: 43; Bride's Name: Celeste E. Walker; Bride's Birth Date: 1873; Bride's Birthplace: Des Moines County, Iowa; Bride's Age: 26; Marriage Date: 4 October 1899; Marriage Place: Burlington, Des Moines, Iowa; Groom's Father's Name: Luke Hughes; Groom's Mother's Name: Rebecca Walker; Bride's Father's Name: John Walker; Bride's Mother's Name: Zerilda Williams; Groom's Race: White; Groom's Marital Status: Single; Bride's Race: White; Bride's Marital Status: Single; Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M02687-5; System Origin: Iowa-EASy; Source Film Number: 1675821; Reference Number: 222
    Children 
     1. (Infant - 02183) Hughes,   bur. North Walker Cemetery, Benton Township, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  21 Jan 2014 
    Family ID  F2817  Group Sheet

    Family 2  Orissa Walker,   b. Jun 1870, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married  4 Dec 1907  Burlington, Des Moines County, Iowa Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Iowa Marriage Records 
    • Groom's Name: John B. Hughes; Groom's Birthplace: Burlington, Iowa; Bride's Name: Orissa Walker; Bride's Birth Date: 1870; Bride's Birthplace: Des Moines County, Iowa; Bride's Age: 37; Marriage Date: 4 December 1907; Marriage Place: Burlington, Des Moines, Iowa; Groom's Father's Name: Luke Hughes; Groom's Mother's Name: Rebecca Walker; Bride's Father's Name: John Walker; Bride's Mother's Name: Zerilda Williams; Groom's Race: White; Groom's Marital Status: Unknown; Bride's Race: White; Bride's Marital Status: Single; Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M86818-8; System Origin: Iowa-VR; Source Film Number: 1675821; Reference Number: 2:3HWV5KV; Collection: Iowa Marriages, 1809-1992
    Last Modified  21 Jan 2014 
    Family ID  F20337  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S1287] Rice, Kassie - Email.

    2. [S628] 1880 US Census (Reliability: 3).
      From LDS Familysearch.org, online. Source Information:

      Source Information:
      Census Place: Family History Library Film: 5th Ward, Burlington, Des Moines, Iowa; NA Film Number: 1254337; Page Number: T9-0337 266C

    3. [S767] Imm, Sharon "Sherry" (Walker) - Email (Reliability: 3).
      As noted iin information on the North Walker Cemetery sheets provided by Sherry.

    4. [S54] 1900 US Census (Reliability: 3).
      Burlington, Ward 7, Burlington Township, Des Moines County, Iowa; enumeration district: 17, supervisor's district: 74, sheet number: 30A, page number: 265; enumeration date: June 15, 1900

    5. [S507] Des Moines County, Iowa - Cemetery Records (GenWeb) (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S767] Imm, Sharon "Sherry" (Walker) - Email (Reliability: 3).

    7. [S13] Iowa Marriage Collection, 1809 -1992 (Family Search) (Reliability: 3).