Hughes and Thompson Families of Overton County, TN Updated June 6, 2002
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William Hughes Born in 1811 and died in 1850. He was married to Mary Williams born in TN in 1816. They had two children Marsha Born in 1836 and Nicholas Smith born December 13, 1837, both born in Overton County, TN. Nicholas died October 13 1919 in Waverly, IL.
George W. Thompson born 1808 in VA. He married Malinda Lambert born 1818 in VA. George had a brother William J. Thompson Born 1798. He married Susanah Warthen. George and Malinda had a daughter Hannah Cannon Thompson born November 20, 1840 in Overton County, TN and died January 8, 1924 in Springfield, IL
Hannah Cannon Thompson married Nicholas Smith Hughes in 1855. They had 11 children. Nicholas and Hannah and a wagon train of relatives and friends moved to Illinois. They settled in Roodhouse, IL. Later they moved to Waverly, IL