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WILLIAM WHITMELL HILL (W.W) PUGH (b. January 18, 1811, d. January 10, 1906)WILLIAM WHITMELL HILL (W.W) PUGH (son of WHITMELL HILL PUGH and MARY (POLLY) WHITMELL BRYAN)879 was born January 18, 1811 in Bertie Co, NC, and died January 10, 1906 in Assumption Parish, LA.He married (1) William Ann Thompson on 1831.He married (2) JOSEPHINE WILLIAMINA NICHOLLS on March 14, 1844 in Assumption Parish, LA.
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Founded Woodlawn palntation. Woodlawn built in 1836?
He moved from La. ,NC , then he entered UNC.He worked as an accountant. He married William Anne Thompson on 8-16-1831.
Upon the death of his father, he returned to LA to superintend the plantation and to settle the estate.
He was Speaker of the House in Louisiana. He sold his father's plantation, and,n the spring of 1835 he purchased Woodlawn Plantationconstruction of Woodlawn was in 1936.It was razed in 1946.ted building soon after, Madewood. Woodlawn stood for over 100 years, being razed in 1946. During his
He died at "Woodlawn" Plantation and was buried in the Woodlawn cemetery, Assumption Parish, La.
10 August 1858, , Isle Derniere, Louisiana: Storm surge drowns 140 vacationers as a 5-foot (1.5 metre) wave sweeps over Low Island off the coast of Louisiana during a hurricane. Incident is known as the "Isle Derniere (Last Island) Disaster."More information on Isle Derinne Disaster available from Hartnett T. Kane's "Plantation Parade" and "Louisiana Cultural Vista - Louisiana Endownment for the Humanities Winter 2002-2003" issue.
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Fact: Colonel of Asumption regiment CSA.
Source Info: DAR Mildred Peace Pugh #541564.
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Marriage: March 14, 1844, Assumption Parish, LA.
Children of WILLIAM WHITMELL HILL (W.W) PUGH and William Ann Thompson are:
- +Mary Eliza Pugh, b. 1832, d. 1904.
- +Maria Louisa Pugh, b. 1834, d. 1882.
- +William Whitmell Hil (Bee) Pugh,Jr., b. 1836, d. 1917.
- Margaret Ann Thompson (Ann) Pugh, b. 1838, d. 1919.
- Noah Thompson Pugh, b. 1840, d. 1855.
- Robert Lawrence Pugh, b. 1842, d. 1891.
Children of WILLIAM WHITMELL HILL (W.W) PUGH and JOSEPHINE WILLIAMINA NICHOLLS are:
- Thomas Nicholls Pugh, b. 1845, d. 1846.
- Francis Wellman Pugh, b. 1847, d. 1863.
- +EDWARD NICHOLLS (NED) PUGH, b. August 11, 1849, Assumption Parish, LA, d. November 14, 1919, Donaldsonville, Ascension, Louisisna.
- Charles Herbert Pugh, b. 1851, d. 1867.
- +Thomas Bryan (Dr. Tom) Pugh, b. May 03, 1853, Woodlawn Plantation, Napoleonville, Assumption Parish, LA, d. May 04, 1952, Baton Rouge, EastBaton Rouge, Louisiana.
- Louisa Drake Pugh, b. 1855, d. 1857, Last Isle, LA.
- Louisa Hunter Pugh, b. 1857, d. 1871.
- +Philip Sidney Pugh, b. November 09, 1861, d. 1940.
- Lawrence Hamilton Pugh, b. 1864, d. 1941.