Robert Hughes born ca 1828 married Betsy Knapp in St. Lawrence County NY ca 1863. They had 6 children. They lived Oceania County MI 1885 by 1910 they were in Whatcom County, WA. 4 sons were in Nooksack with them. George Robert, Harley Edward, Charles & William Fredrick. These sons along with Betsy & Robert are buried Lakeside, Whatcom County WA. Robert may be the brother of Edward & John Hughes who owned property in Russell, St. Lawrence County NY. Betsy's father Harley Knapp lived between the Hughes.