JEFFERSON COUNTY IL
Edward Wheeler Hughes
Edmond Wheeler Hughes, 85 died at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Lucinda Tate,
rural route one, Mt. Vernon, at eight o'clock last night. He had been ill since the
first of January. Funeral services will be held in Dahlgren at the First Baptist Chursh,
Sunday at 2 p.m., conducted by Rev. Bird Green. Burial will be in the Odd Fellows cemetery
at Dahlgren. The body will lie in state at the home of his daughter, Mrs. Ward Largent,
southwest of Dahlgren until the funeral hour.
Mr. Hughes was born August 15, 1853. His wife died May 10, 1936. He leaves seven children,
two sons and five daughters. The sons are Oliver and Walter Hughes of Mt. Vernon. The daughters
are Mrs. Tate, Mrs Bessie Barbee of Belle Rive, Mrs. Daisy Anderson of McLeansboro, Mrs. Bertha
Cullins of Centralia, and Mrs Ruby Largent of Dahlgren. A brother is Charles M. Hughes of Bonnie.
He also leaves 18 grand children and a number of great grand children.
Mt. Vernon Register News Feb 18, 1939
Submitted by: Patti Breaux
Relationship : 1st cousin 4 times removed
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