News: Looking for females who are in the pure female lines (mother to daughter) from William and Sarah who are willing to do an mtDNA test. Such a person would be descended along an all female line from Mary DEVIN Biggers or Margaret DEVIN Reynolds. The hope is to identify the markers for Sarah SMITH Devin to help identify her parents. Contact the webmaster if interested.

Devin descendant, Stanley Wayne Devin, passed away at 1:30 a.m. on Dec. 4, 2014. He was the last living child of Ira & Oleta Devin.
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Abner Benton Hughes

Abner Benton Hughes[1, 2, 3]

Male 1841 - 1914

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  • Born  31 Mar 1841  Montgomery, Montgomery, Alabama U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  27 Apr 1914  Dayton, Montgomery, Ohio U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  National Military Home Cemetery, Dayton, Ohio U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Census:
      1870 Polk Co MO book p 79
      1880 Polk Co MO book p 15

      MILITARY: Union-Civil War: Company E, 8th Cavilry Corp, Missouri State Militia, 27 June 1861 - 1865

      !MARRIAGE: Polk Co MO B-107

      Parents: James Hughes b. @1815 & Jane Stockton b. 1819 per IGI

      Buried at National Military Home, Dayton, Ohio. Had red hair.

      Occupation: Farmer, Teacher, Judge.

      He & his wife were separated, if not divorced. (A.B. Hughes vs. M.L. Huges, Bolivar Herald, 29.Nov.1900).
    Person ID  I0765  Devin Timber | Richard Swart Pedigree
    Last Modified  23 Jan 2010 

    Father  James Hughes 
    Mother  Jane Stockton,   b. 1819 
    Family ID  F1200  Group Sheet

    Family  Massa Louisa Devin,   b. 23 Feb 1844, Bolivar, Polk County, Missouri, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Aug 1925, Riverside, Riverside, California U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  23 Oct 1862  Polk County, Missouri U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    >1. Alfred Benton West Hughes,   b. 02 Jun 1864, Bolivar, Polk County, Missouri, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Apr 1955, Independence, Polk, Oregon U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location
    >2. Jessie Parthenia Hughes,   b. 31 May 1866, Polk County, Missouri U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jan 1899, Bolivar, Polk County, Missouri, U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location
    >3. Ella Louisa Hughes,   b. Apr 1868, Polk County, Missouri U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 05 Jan 1943, Seal Beach, Los Angeles, California U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location
    >4. Jane Delila A. Hughes,   b. 07 Feb 1870, Polk County, Missouri U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Aug 1951, Silver Spring, Montgomery, Maryland U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location
    >5. Albert Franklin Hughes,   b. 14 Jul 1872, Dunnegan, Polk, Missouri U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 06 Feb 1926, Springfield, Greene, Missouri U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location
    >6. Joseph Leander Hughes,   b. 19 Jan 1876, Polk County, Missouri U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 03 Oct 1952, Riverside, Riverside, California U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location
    >7. Deoma Clayton Hughes,   b. 17 Feb 1879, Fair Play, Polk, Missouri U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jan 1961, Hermiston, Umatilla, Oregon U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Anna Marie Hughes,   b. 1883,   d. 1883
     9. Mary A. Hughes,   b. 21 Sep 1885, Polk County, Missouri U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Oct 1885, Polk County, Missouri U.S.A. Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  23 Jan 2010 
    Family ID  F0225  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Abner Benton Hughes Photograph
    Abner Benton Hughes Photograph
    Photograph found in the bottom of a trunk owned by Letha WILSON Swart.

  • Sources 
    1. [S04108] U.S. Census 1880: Missouri-Polk County-Madison Township, (National Archives Film T9-0710), 205A.
      Abner B. Hughes-Self-M-M-W-38-AL
      Occ: Farmer-Fa:AL-Mo:TN

    2. [S50282] Missouri-Polk County Marriage Book B, (Office of the Recorder in Polk County Court House, Bolivar, Missouri.), page 107.
      marriage of Abner Hughes & Massa Devin

    3. [S04044] Doris Wilson, family group sheet dated 02.Nov.1998.
      burial at National Military Home, Dayton OH