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Memorable Manitobans: Jonathan Hughes (1842-1938)

Farmer.

Born at Innisville, Lanark County, Ontario on 2 March 1842, he came to Manitoba in April 1878 where he homesteaded on a farm near Altamont. On 25 January 1867, he married Annie Crampton (1848-1934) and they had five sons and five daughters. One son was killed in the First World War. He was a member of the Orange Order and the Anglican Church. He died at New Haven on 9 September 1938 and was buried in the New Haven Cemetery.

Sources:

Pioneers and Prominent People of Manitoba, Winnipeg: Canadian Publicity Company, 1925.

Death registration, Manitoba Vital Statistics.

We thank Arnold Irvine for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 4 September 2018

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