Re: Nancy Bowers m. William Hughes
I am a descendent of William Hughes and Nancy Bowers Hughes.Willaim was born 1752(VA) and died 1833(NC).nancy was born 1752 and died 1843.Her parents might have been Francis and Rebecca Bowers. William and Nancy's children were: Starlin Hughes(M; b. 1780), Philip Hughes(M; 1784), Young Hughes (M; b.1784 Married Sarah Blanton 1809...this is my descendent.), Rebecca Hughes(F; b.oct. 6, 1789 d.1876), Nancy Hughes(F; b. Aug. 14, 1795), and Benjamin Hughes(M; b.1801).William Huges served in the Continental Army in 1777 through to Cormwallis surrender at Yorktown.He is married in the Hughes-Blanton(Blanton was the maiden name of Young Hughes wife) cemetery in NC.His grave is simply marked "W.H. AD 1833".