James A. Hough1

Male, #46793, (10 Aug 1812 - 24 Mar 1857)
Father*Joseph Hough1 (bt 1765 - 1775 - b 1840)
Mother*Nancy Baugh1 (s 1777 - )
Name Variation He was also known as Howe.2 
Name Variation He was also known as Hogh. 
Name Variation He was also known as Hog. 
Birth*10 Aug 1812 He was born on 10 Aug 1812 at South Carolina.3 
1820 Census7 Aug 1820 Peter, Joseph, James and Daniel was probably a free white male, age under 10, in Joseph Hough's household, on the 1820 Census at Edgefield District, South Carolina.4 
1830 Census1 Jun 1830 James and Daniel was probably a free white male, age 15 and under 20, in Joseph Hough's household, on the 1830 Census at Edgefield District, South Carolina.5 
Indian Wars*1836 He served in one of the Creek and Seminole Indian Wars in 1836
(James served as a private in Captain Bush's Company, Georgia Mounted Volunteers of Talbot Co., GA, in Col. Beall's Regiment in the Florida Creek Indian War from 18 May 1836 to 22 Jul 1836. He was apparently mustered in at Talbotton and mustered out at Columbus. He received a land bounty for 40 acres #19882, under the 1850 law. Later he requested a land grant for 120 acres which he received in Mendocino Co., CA, BLWT 78370-120-55. Whta he did with this land is not recorded. File number for the James Hough claims was 224,313.)2 
Marriage*6 Jul 1837 He married Mary Ann F. Woodall at Talbot Co., Georgia, on 6 Jul 1837 at age 24. They were married at her mother Sara Woodall's home by Justice of the Peace William Robbins.6,2,3 
Probate1840 He administrated William Hough's estate in 1840.1 
Probatecirca 1840 He administrated Joseph Hough's estate circa 1840.1 
1840 Census*1 Jun 1840 James was listed as the head of a family on the 1840 Census on 1 Jun 1840 at Talbot Co., Georgia.7 
Birth of Soncirca 1841 His son Joseph A. Hough was born circa 1841 at Georgia.2 
Birth of Son21 Sep 1847 His son James Daniel Hough was born on 21 Sep 1847 at Talbotton, Talbot Co., Georgia.2 
Birth of Son17 May 1850 His son William T. Hough was born on 17 May 1850 at Georgia.3 
1850 Census*1 Jun 1850 He was enumerated in the US Census of 1850 - Free at Talbot Co., Georgia.8 
Birth of Son17 Mar 1853 His son Robert Alonzo Hough was born on 17 Mar 1853 at Georgia.3 
Birth of Soncirca 1855 His son Charles A. Hough was born circa 1855 at Georgia.2 
Will*circa 1857 He made a will at Talbot Co., Georgia, circa 1857, naming as executor(s) Mary Ann F. Woodall, naming as heir(s) Nancy Jane E. Youngblood, Joseph A. Hough, Sarah F. Hough, James Daniel Hough, William T. Hough, Robert Alonzo Hough and Charles A. Hough

In his will, James Hough arrranged for his estate to be kept together until his children reached the age of adulthood, at which time they were each to receive $2000. He had already given Nancy A. Youngblood property worth $1700, so he willed that she was to receive $300 more. His son Joseph A. was to receive two negroes, Sanford and Little Ben, and if their appraisal did not come to $2000, he was to receive the difference. His daughter Sarah F. was to receive Harriett and Susan under the same conditions, his son James D. was tp receive Big Sam and Willis, tec; his son William T. was to receive Little Sam and Thomas, etc; his son Robert A. was to receive Moses and Sim, etc; and his son Charles A. was to receive John and Cicero, etc. His wife was to receive $2000 if she wished to draw out of the estete before his children were all adults. His estate was to be equally divided among his wife and children when the youngest child was of age. He appointed his wife, Mary A. F. Hough to be joint executrix with his brother-in-law James D. Woodall. They were to manage the estate as James Hough would have done if he had been alive and to educate the children. James Hough signed and sealed his will in the presence of Isaac Cheney, John B. McCoy, and Robert Brooks. (Will Book D, page 31, 1857.)2 
Death*24 Mar 1857 He died at Talbot Co., Georgia, on 24 Mar 1857 at age 44.2,3 
Burial* His body was interred at Woodall Cemetery #3, Woodland, Talbot Co., Georgia.3 
Biography* James administered wills in Chambers Co., AL for his brother William in 1840, and for his father Joseph Hough. Late in life, when widow's pensions were authorized for wive's of soldiers of the Indian Wars, Mary Ann Hough requested a widow's pension, but died before it was awarded. Her claim was #2824.2 

Family

Mary Ann F. Woodall (27 Mar 1822 - 6 May 1893)
Marriage*6 Jul 1837 He married Mary Ann F. Woodall at Talbot Co., Georgia, on 6 Jul 1837 at age 24. They were married at her mother Sara Woodall's home by Justice of the Peace William Robbins.6,2,3 
Children
ChartsWLC / John Hogg: Descendant Chart (incl. Houghs and Howes)
Last Edited18 Oct 2008

Citations

  1. Granville W. Hough, Some Hough Families and Individuals of South Carolina through 1920, Laguna Hills, CA: G W Hough, 1992.
    Family 100.
  2. Granville W. Hough, Some Hough Families and Individuals of South Carolina through 1920, Laguna Hills, CA: G W Hough, 1992.
    Family 62.
  3. Talbot Co., GA Cemetery Index at USGENWEB. Woodland, GA Cemeteries:
    James Hough, 10 Aug 1812 - 24 Mar 1857, Woodall Cemetery
    Mary A. Hough, 27 Mar 1822 - 6 May 1893, Evans Chapel Cemetery (w/o James Hough, md. 6 Jul 1837)
    W. T. Hough, 18 May 1850 - 4 Aug 1902, Woodall Cemetery
    R. Alonza Hough, 17 Mar 1853 - 11 Feb 1884, Evans Chapel Cemetery.
  4. 1820 Federal Census, United States.
    Edgefield Co., SC, page 96
    Joseph Hough 4M0-9, 2M10-15, 1M16-17, 1M45+, 1F0-9, 1F10-15, 2F16-25, 1F26-45, 9 slaves.
  5. 1830 Federal Census, United States.
    Edgefield Co., SC, page 150
    Joseph Hog, 2M10-14, 2M15-19, 1M20-29, 1M50-59, 1F0-4, 1F50-59.
  6. 1850 Federal Census, United States.
    23rd District, Talbot Co., GA, page 245
    Thomas Howell, 42, M, Farmer, $1500, GA
    Nancy Howell, 32, F, GA
    Sarah Howell, 15, F, GA
    James Howell, 6, M, GA
    Matherr Howell, 35, M, Laborer, GA.
  7. 1840 Federal Census, United States.
    Talbot Co., GA, page 210
    James Hough 1M10-14, 1M15-19, 1M20-29, 1F0-4, 1F15-19.
  8. 1850 Federal Census, United States.
    23rd District, Talbot Co., GA, page 245
    James Hough, 38, M, Farmer, $1800, SC
    Mary Ann Hough, 27, F, GA
    Nancy Hough, 11, F, GA
    Joseph Hough, 9, M, GA
    Sarah Hough, 6, F, GA
    James Hough, 3, M, GA
    William Hough, 1 1/12, M, GA
    Augustus Smith, 16, M, Laborer, GA.