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Gerald

Gerald Report 14 Apr 2013 20:20

Hi Again, and many thanks for the latest information, I used to be an Ancestry member but couldn't afford their subscription this time around. I'll try what you suggest on mundia and see how I get on, if I don't get any joy I'll get back to you
Many thanks to you all once again.
Good wishes
Karen

alviegal

alviegal Report 14 Apr 2013 19:29

This appears to be Ralph and Connie.


1940 United States Federal Census about Ralph Hughes
Name: Ralph Hughes
Age: 30
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1910
Gender: Male
Race: White
Birthplace: Connecticut
Marital Status: Married
Relation to Head of House: Head
Home in 1940: Bristol, Hartford, Connecticut
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Street: Central Street
House Number: 215
Farm: No
Inferred Residence in 1935: Bristol, Hartford, Connecticut
Residence in 1935: Same House
Sheet Number: 2B
Number of Household in Order of Visitation: 186
Occupation: Engineer
House Owned or Rented: Rented
Value of Home or Monthly Rental if Rented: 33
Attended School or College: No
Highest Grade Completed: College, 1st year
Hours Worked Week Prior to Census: 45
Class of Worker: Wage or salary worker in private work
Weeks Worked in 1939: 52
Income: 2000
Income Other Sources: No
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members:
Name Age
Ralph Hughes 30
Connie Hughes 28 Birthplace: Connecticut



U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989 about Ralph W Hughes
Name: Ralph W Hughes
Gender: M (Male)
Residence Year: 1951
Street Address: 418 Park rd WH
Residence Place: Hartford, Connecticut
Occupation: Eng
Spouse: Constance L Hughes
Publication Title: Hartford, Connecticut, City Directory, 1951



U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989 about Ralph W Hughes
Name: Ralph W Hughes
Gender: M (Male)
Residence Year: 1940
Street Address: at Forestville
Residence Place: Hartford, Connecticut
Occupation: Rate Setter
Spouse: Constance A Hughes
Publication Title: Hartford, Connecticut, City Directory, 1940


Constance's middle initial varies between A and L.

alviegal

alviegal Report 14 Apr 2013 19:08

I recall being told before that a lot of Americans retire to Florida because of the warmer weather.

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+++DetEcTive+++ Report 14 Apr 2013 18:41

The tree is on Ancestry and is called

Jukes Holmes Neal Lunn Smith Jan 2011 and the tree owner's board name is chris_blogg

http://trees.ancestry.com/tree/23323392/person/1375541345
The address may not work if you don't subscribe, but try it anyway

He logged in over a year ago. That may mean that he never bothers to log out; on the other hand he may have left the site entirely.

I can't see an immediate connection from your Hughes to the tree owner -s/he has 963 relatives.

If you are a member of Ancestry, you could search public trees to find the correct one - use the details as posted above for Ethel R Hughes.
If not, you could sign up to http://www.mundia.com/ca/ as all public trees from Ancestry can be viewed there.

If necessary, I'll send a message on your behalf, but do try yourself first

Gerald

Gerald Report 14 Apr 2013 16:50

Hello again, Karen here, did take a look this morning and decided to come back and look again when I had more time.
DetEctive- I am very interested in the info you have found and thank you very much. I am very curious to know more about this "unsourced tree" as this may hold the key to my long lost relations. As you say they must have insider knowledge to be so exact with dates, can I ask where you found this tree and can I view it, and is it possible to contact the owner who may be willing to give me more help?
I am not that computer brilliant and tend to stick to what I am able to do, so a bit of advice would be most gladly received.
I want nothing more than to be able to find out what happened to the family members over the years and put this bit of my puzzle in place.
Hope you can give me some advice.
Many thanks
Karen
P.S. Would it help if I contacted you by message?

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+++DetEcTive+++ Report 13 Apr 2013 23:43

Connecticut Death Index, 1949-2001 about Alber W Hughes

Alber W Hughes
Death Date: 5 Jan 1973
Death Place: Waterbury, Connecticut
Age: 76 Years
Birth Date: abt 1897
Marital Status: Married
Spouse: Haze
State File #: 02331
Residence : Waterbury, Connecticut
Race: White

Social Security Death Index about Albert Hughes
Albert Hughes
SSN: 044-01-1796
Last Residence: 06714 Prospect, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America
Born: 20 Sep 1896
Died: Jan 1973
State (Year) SSN issued: Connecticut (Before 1951)

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+++DetEcTive+++ Report 13 Apr 2013 23:34

An unsourced tree has

Albert W Hughes
Birth 1897 in waterbury conn. usa
Death 05 JAN 1973 in waterbury conn.

Wife

Hazel E Taylor
Birth 1899 in connecticut usa

They seem to think that Albert W Snr died about 1950 - but unsourced

Ethel R Hughes
Birth 1904 in waterbury conn. usa
Death 28 MAY 1993 in usa - with such an exact date, they must have inside knowledge. The Spouse is marked as 'Private'




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+++DetEcTive+++ Report 13 Apr 2013 23:23

Taking the address from the previously posted

U.S. Public Records Index, Volume 1 about Ralph W Hughes
Name: Ralph W Hughes
Birth Date: 8 Jun 1907
Address: 2131 NE 42nd CT Apt 202, Lighthouse Point, FL, 33064-9030 (1984)

Brings up the following result
Constance Hughes
Birth Date: 17 Aug 1911
Address: 2131 NE 42nd CT Apt 202, Lighthouse Point, FL, 33064-9030 (1994)

Her death
Constance A. Hughes
SSN: 040-01-1702
Last Residence: 33442 Deerfield Beach, Broward, Florida, United States of America
Born: 17 Aug 1911
Died: 4 Aug 2000
State (Year) SSN issued: Connecticut (Before 1951)




Gerald

Gerald Report 13 Apr 2013 23:12

Karen here again, just to say that I am signing off for the evening now, feeling a sleepy head, I shall take a look in the morning to see if anyone has been able to come up with any more info for me. Until then, thanks and night night all.

Gerald

Gerald Report 13 Apr 2013 22:24

Thanks very much, firstly no that isn't my tree.
Alviegal thanks for the info,some of which I have already, but I didn't previously know the second name of Walter for Ralph and his date of birth and death, also that he lived in Florida - very interesting. Is there any way of finding out if Ralph married and if there were any children of the marriage?
I've come accross Albert William Jnr being married to Hazel before, again any way of finding possible children of the marriage?
Any sign of a death for Albert William senior or marriages and deaths for the other children please, just trying to find possible ways to make contact with their descendents to fill in a bit gap in my family history.
Any more information will be most welcome.
Thanks again.
Karen

alviegal

alviegal Report 13 Apr 2013 21:57


U.S., World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942 about Albert William Hughes Jr
Name: Albert William Hughes Jr
Birth Date: 20 Sep 1897
Birth Place: Waterbury, Connecticut
Residence: New Haven, Connecticut
Race: White

Mrs A Hughes, 197 Lincoln St, Waterbury was the person who would always know his address. This was also his home address. He worked at Scovill? Mfg Co. Mill Street, Waterbury.




Connecticut, Military Census, 1917 about Albert W Hughes
Name: Albert W Hughes
Birth Year: abt 1897
Age: 20
City: Waterbury

He had been a machinist.


?? This may not be the same person.

1930 United States Federal Census about Albert W Hughes
Name: Albert W Hughes
Gender: Male
Birth Year: abt 1897
Birthplace: Connecticut
Race: White
Home in 1930: Waterbury, New Haven, Connecticut
View Map
Marital Status: Married
Relation to Head of House: Head
Spouse's Name: Hazel E Hughes
Father's Birthplace: England
Mother's Birthplace: England
Occupation:

Education:

Military service:

Rent/home value:

Age at first marriage:

Parents' birthplace:

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Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members:
Name Age
Albert W Hughes 33
Hazel E Hughes 31

alviegal

alviegal Report 13 Apr 2013 21:06


Social Security Death Index about Ralph W. Hughes
Name: Ralph W. Hughes
SSN: 043-10-1616
Born: 8 Jun 1907
Died: 15 Jun 1992
State (Year) SSN issued: Connecticut (Before 1951)



Florida Death Index, 1877-1998 about Ralph Walter Hughes
Name: Ralph Walter Hughes
Death Date: 15 Jun 1992
County of Death: Broward
State of Death: Florida
Age at Death: 85
Race: White
Birth Date: 8 Jun 1907



U.S. Public Records Index, Volume 1 about Ralph W Hughes
Name: Ralph W Hughes
Birth Date: 8 Jun 1907
Address: 2131 NE 42nd CT Apt 202, Lighthouse Point, FL, 33064-9030 (1984)

alviegal

alviegal Report 13 Apr 2013 20:53

Just for our benefit.



1910 United States Federal Census about Albert W Hughes
Name: Albert W Hughes
Age in 1910: 43
Birth Year: 1867
Birthplace: England
Home in 1910: Waterbury Ward 3, New Haven, Connecticut
Race: White
Gender: Male
Immigration Year: 1893
Relation to Head of House: Head
Marital Status: Married
Spouse's Name: Mary M Hughes
Father's Birthplace: England
Mother's Birthplace: England
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members:
Name Age
Albert W Hughes 43
Mary M Hughes 38
Lydia Hughes 14
Albert W Hughes Jr 13
Herbert S Hughes 9
Ethel M Hughes 6
Ralph W Hughes 2


1930 United States Federal Census about Albert W Hughes
Name: Albert W Hughes
Gender: Male
Birth Year: abt 1871
Birthplace: England
Race: White
Home in 1930: Baltimore, Baltimore (Independent City), Maryland
View Map
Marital Status: Married
Immigration Year: 1892
Relation to Head of House: Head
Spouse's Name: Mary A Hughes
Father's Birthplace: England
Mother's Birthplace: England
Occupation:

Education:

Military service:

Rent/home value:

Age at first marriage:

Parents' birthplace:

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Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members:
Name Age
Albert W Hughes 59 millwright at electrical work
Mary A Hughes 55
Ethel R Reid 24 tabulator? in a silver factory
Ralph W Hughes 22

Gins

Gins Report 13 Apr 2013 20:22

Is this your tree?

Mary Hughes
McLeod Family Tree
Birth: 7 Dec, 1872
Marriage: Jan 6 1894 (6 Jan 1894) - Salford
Parents: William Hughes, Ellen Heywood
Spouse: Albert Edward McLeod

Gerald

Gerald Report 13 Apr 2013 19:55

Hi again, I'm looking for Mary Ann Hughes born 1874 England, lived in Connecticut, but believed to have died in Maryland 1959.
Her husband Albert William Hughes born 1868 England, no information on his death at all.
Their children Lydia born 1896 Waterbury Connecticut,
Albert William born 1897 Waterbury
Herbert Sidney norn 1900 Smethwick England
Ethel R. born 1906 Waterbury - married name Reid (don't know husbands name)
Ralph W. born 1908 Waterbury
Thanks
Karen

Gins

Gins Report 13 Apr 2013 19:50

HI Gerald

Names and DOB might help us, to help you


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Gerald

Gerald Report 13 Apr 2013 19:46

Hi i've just seem a post regarding USA Obituories and am wondering if records exist for the 1950's? My greatgrandmother and her then husband emigrated to USA in the late 1890's. I have been able to trace them on the census records which are available and think my greatgrandmother died in 1958 in Maryland, I haven't been able to trace the death of her husband at all, but gather it was before she died. I have been unable to trace any of their USA offspring try as I might. This is a long running family search so everytime I get a possible bit of info on how to track details of them I seize upon it.
Anyone able to help with Obit notices or give me any clues how to find living relatives in USA please?
Thanks, Karen (Geralds wife)