Shelby County

Joseph Hughes

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Joseph Hughes

'The History of Shelby County, Ohio', published by R. Sutton &
Co., Philadelphia 1883.

"JOSEPH HUGHS was born in the State of New Jersey in the year 1800. His parents were from England.  They came to Ohio in 1802, before it became a State, and settled in Greene County.  He lived here to grow up to manhood.  In 1821 he married HANNAH CLARK.  She died in 1822, leaving no children.  In 1824 he married SUSAN T. DORSEY, with whom he had two children; both died.  She died in 1828.  In 1832 he married MARY RAINES.  By this marriage there were nine children born.  His third wife died in 1847.  In 1848 he married CATHARINE BRENNER.  With her he lived until 1870, when she died.  In 1874 he married his fifth wife, MRS. NANCY McLELLEN, widow of JAMES McLELLEN and daughter of FREDERICK CHRISTMAN.  MR. HUGHS made his first settlement in Shelby County in 1822 with his first wife, but after her death he left the county and did not return until 1846."

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