My Dead End of Hughes Family Notes are as follows
68 yrs old at decease;
may have been a quaker ?? grandson Joshua Caleb Hughes married to Adline Way (from linda notes) SEE PAGE 163 JOY'S BOOK BURIED IN HARPER GRAVEYARD ST. GEORGE (HUGHES GRAVEYARD NOT THERE - THINK MAY HAVE BEEN DESTROYED jkh. Per Dorchester Cementery Book Page 40 "Buck Springs Cem.) DEAD END OF HUGHES LINE AT PRESENT 6/2006. (LINDA) Visit to St. George July 2006; library and Police Station; funeral home; cems. Indian Fields. Need to find HUGHES PLANTATION in Old Buck Sprins or Indian Field Waters. May be in Charleston Dist. Records; Library ect. 4/2007: per Delorme map Indian Fields river comes together with the Edisto River near Givans Ferry flowing from North Of St. George near Indian Fields Campground.
7/31/06 internet search Died Colleton County, SC April 8, 1798; married:S: Mary Unknown (Priester website Church Website))
SC Archives Monday August 07 2006:
Will of Caleb Hughs Married Mary, left executrix estate (ALSO LISTED AS A JR.in inventory book of will of Charleston County) Will vol 27 (1793 - 1800) page 792 & 835 & 836
INVENTORY OF WILL : Charleston District Ordernary Inventory (actual book retreived with request form) page 433 & 434 and page 457 & 458
1 Johathan left 200 lbs
2 Elizabeth left 200 Lbs.
4 William Hughes married Hannah (Unknown); son George Martin Hughes and Olve (McMillan) Hughes had 20 children total. By will left property at decease of wife Mary. (Sounds as if a minor at time of will)
Misc Note: Caleb Hughs signed Jonathan Hughs Affidavit of Inventory June 25 1783 as one of the appraisers along with Jacob Linder and Baltus Inabinet. SC ARCHIVES MICROFISH CH007 Page 51 & 52.
1790 Census Charleston Dist Dorchester County, St. George Parish
Hughs, Caleb 3 free white males of 16 yrs up incl head of household;
2 free white males under 16; 5 free white females, including heads of household; 0 all other free persons; * slaves (illegible data)
1800 Census lists:
Hughes, Caleb Laurens Dist. SC 20 100301-02201-00 (have copy)
WILL: Will of Caleb Hughs (ref:volume 27 (1793 - 1800)page 792 and 835
Inventory of Caleb Hughs property: Charleston Inventory Volume C (1793 - 1800) (actual book retreived via request form) page 433 and page 457.
WILL: WILL: IN THE NAME OF GOD, AMEN, I CALEB HUGHS OF INDIAN FIELDS EDISTO RIVER, IN THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA, PLANTER, BEING WEAK IN BODY, BUT OF SOUND AND PERFECT MIND AND MEMORY BLESED BE GOD FOR THE SAME, THIS EIGHTH DAY OF THE FOURTH MONTH 1798, MAKE AND PUBLISH THIS MY LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT IN MANNER FOLLOWING, VIZ, FIRST I DIRECT THAT ALL AND EVERY OF MY PERSONAL PROPERTY BE MANUMITED AND FROM THE BOND OF SLAVERY FOR EVER SET FREE. THEN HAVING GIVEN A CERTAIN SUM UNTO MY SON JONATHAN, AS ALSO TO MY DAUGHTER ELIZABETH, REQUEST THAT THAT THE BALANCE OF 200 POUNDS BE MADE TO THEM BY MY EXECUTORS MARY HUGHS AND THOMAS LEWIS, THREE TRACTS OF LAND TO BE SOLD, I BEQUEATH TO JOHN CROKER THREE COWS, THE REMAINING OF MY PROPERTY TO BE AT THE DISPOSAL OF MY LOVING WIFE MARY HUGHS UNTIL HER DECEASE, THEN TO BE EQUALLY DIVIDED BETWEEN THOMAS, WILLIAM MARY AND ANN HUGHS, SAVE TO THOMAS 25 POUNDS EXTRAORDINARY. AND LASTLY I DO HEREBY APPOINT MY DEAR AND LOVING WIFE MARY HUGHS AND THOMAS LEWIS MY EXECUTORS HEREBY DECLARING THIS TO BE MY LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT AND RE VOKING ALL FORMER AND OTHER WILLS. IN WITNEFS WHEREOF I THE SAID CALEB HUGHS HAVE TO THIS MY LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT SET MY HAND AND SEAL THE DAY AND YEAR FIRST ABOVE WRITTEN ; CALEB HUGHS LS
SIGNED SEALED PUBLISHED AND DELIVERED BY THE SAID CALEB HUGHS, THE TESTATOR, AS AND FOR HIS LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT, IN THE PRESENCE OF US, WHO WERE PRESENT AT THIS SEALING AND DELIVERING THEREOF.
KARTHA LEWIS ELEANOR LINDER
PROVED BEFORE CHARLES LINING ESQUIRE O.C.T.D. JANUARY 3, 1799 AT SAME TIME QUALIFIED MARY HUGHS EXECUTRIX. EXAMINED 3 CO. SH.]C.L.
RECORDED FROM WILL BOOK NO. C 1793 - 1800 PAGE # 531 (Charleston)
SC ARCHIVES MICROFISH CH007 PAGE ?? ; INVENTORY FOR WILL : 3RD DAY OF DEC 1799 OF THE GOODS AND CHATTLES BELONGING TO THE ESTATE OF CALEB HUGHES JUNIOR DECEASED OF ST GEORGE PARISH
NEGROES SERVICES OF A BOY NAMED JACOB FOR FIVE YEARS 45. SERVICES OF A BOY FOR FIVE YEARS NAMED IAM 40. SERVICES OF A NEGRO GIRL FOR FIVE YEARS NAMED TAB 25. HORSES, A BAY GELDING CALLED SHERIFF AND A YELLOW BAY GELDING 9/12. EIGHT HEAD SHEEP A8/ PR HEAD A BAY HORSE 15 1/4- FOUR BEE HIVES 13/8 TWENTY TWO HEAD STOCK CATTLE 22 - SEVENTY HEAD HOGGS 20.5/ ONE BED, FURNITURE AND BEDSTAND ONE SHOT GUN 70/ ONE TABLE TRUNK CHAIR AND ONE LOTT BARRELS 25/ ONE LOT CROCKERYWARE AND PEWTER, ONE LOT BOTTLES & SPINNING WHEEL 26/ ONE SADDLE & BRIDLE, ONE PR ______IRONS. 2 JUGS & BOTTLES ONE LOTT BOOKS & PLANTATION TOOLS________?? BELLS, ONE LOCK CHAIN & OLD IRON 24/ ONE LOTT COOPER'S WARE AND KIT. CHEN FURNITURE. (end) Lbs 220.11; -- We the subscribers being only sworn to appraise the goods and chattles of the estate of CALEB HUGHES JUNIOR deceased do certify the above inventory to be just and true. given unto our Hands this day and year to above written -- William Murray - John Road - William Lewis - Amount of Bond due the estate of Caleb Hughes Junior deceased (none); notes due said estate --- Lb. 11 == book debts (none) cash left as appreased 3.19.4
James Preston Appleby - Executor; -- Mary Hughs - Executrix
WILL: BOOK QUOTE : Charleston Will Abstract Book (SC Archives F268.M67) :
CALEB HUGHS, Indian Fields, Edisto River, planter. Wife: Mary, residue of estate during her life. Son: Jonathan. Dau: Elizabeth. Mentions: " all my Personal Property be Manumited and from the Bond of Slavery for ever set Free;" to son and dau., balance of L200 and 3 tracts of land which are to be sold; at death of wife estate divided between Thomas , William, Mary and Ann Hughs; John Croker. Exors: wife; Thomas Lewis. Wit: Martha Lewis, Eleanor Linder
D: 8 April 1798. P: 3 Jan 1799 R: nd. p 531
WILL: CALEB HUGHS [Hughes], Charleston District. Wife: Mary. 2 children: Hanah Dianah and David Isaac S. Mention: all estate to wife and 2 children. Exors: wife; James P. [Preston in proof] Applebry; Thomas Lewis, St. Wit: Margaret Rumph, Margaret Byrd.
D: 19 Feb 1799. P: 5 Apr. 1799 R: nd. p 559
BIOGRAPHY: Planter - Indian Fields Plantation - Had slaves
inventory list listed cows,hogs,sheep, misc. farm tools, household items.
Charleston Will Abstracts 1783 - 1800 (SC Archives book F268.M67)
Other people of possible interest to link with Caleb and Hughes Family:
Hughes Arthur, 12,266
Hughes, Caleb, 310, will of, 412
Hughes, David Isaac S, 412
Hughes, Henry, will of, 94, 341
Hughes, James, 12
Hughes, Haanah Deanah, 412
Hughes, Katherine, 361
Hughes, John, will of 12; 94
Hughes, Lydia, 94
Hughes, Sarah, 108, 144, will of 341, 391
Hughes, Savannah, 12
Hughes, Thomas, 2, 21, 143, will of 144
Hughs, Ann, 405 (dau Caleb Jr.) (possible wife of Gavin in Buck Cem;)
Hughs, Caleb, will of 405
Hughs, Caleb Sr., 300
Hughs, David, 300
Hughs, Elizabeth, 405 (dau of Caleb Jr.)
Hughs, Jonathan, 65, 405 (son of Caleb Jr.)
Hughs, Mary, 405 (wife of Caleb Jr.)
Hughs, Thomas, 405 (son of Caleb Jr.
Hughs, William, (405 son of Caleb Jr.)
#2 Haven't found any connection; seems should be, one named Jr. other named Sr same wife name Sr. lived in Charleston, Jr. St George
Caleb Hughes other will Probate April 8 1799 District of Charleston Will Page 835 836
3. David Issac S.
Caleb Hughes Sr. Charleston Distric Court of Ordinary - Inventory of Estates Book C Page 457 - 458 (inventory for will, list propertys ect for probating will final.)
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