Joseph Oliver Hough1

Male, #46817, (11 Mar 1841 - )
Father*John B. Hough1 (10 Mar 1801 - 15 May 1872)
Mother*Sarah Josephine Youngblood1 (14 Mar 1815 - 2 Sep 1885)
Name Variation He was also known as Howe.1 
Birth*11 Mar 1841 He was born on 11 Mar 1841 at Mascott, Bullock Co., Alabama.2 
1850 Census1 Jun 1850 Sarah, Thomas, Joseph, Mary, Gertilla and Lycinda listed as a household member living with John B. Hough on the 1850 Census on 1 Jun 1850 at Pike Co., Alabama.3 
1860 Census1 Jun 1860 Sarah, Thomas, Joseph, Mary, Josephine and James listed as a household member living with John B. Hough in the 1860 Census at Mount Hilliard, Pike Co., Alabama.4 
Civil War*between 1861 and 1863 Joseph Oliver Hough enlisted 1 Oct 1861 at Norfolk, VA in the 3rd Alabama Regiment, Company D. Continued until March 1863. Disabled on account of having rheumatism.2 
1870 Census1 Jun 1870 Sarah, Joseph and Josephine listed as a household member living with John B. Hough on the 1870 Census at Bughall, Bullock Co., Alabama.5 
1880 Census*1 Jun 1880 Joseph was listed as the head of a family on the 1880 Census at Union Springs, Bullock Co., Alabama.6 
1900 Census1 Jun 1900 Joseph was listed as a brother in Thomas M. Hough's household on the 1900 Census at Farriorville, Pike Co., Alabama.7 
ChartsWLC / John Hogg: Descendant Chart (incl. Houghs and Howes)
Last Edited18 Oct 2008


  1. Granville W. Hough, Some Hough Families and Individuals of South Carolina through 1920, Laguna Hills, CA: G W Hough, 1992.
    Family 81.
  2. Karen C. Bullard & Annette J. Connor, "Census of Confederate Soldiers Residing in Alabama in 1907 in Pike, Bullock and Crenshaw Counties", Papers of the Pike County Historical & Genealogical Society, Vol XXII, Spring 1983.
    Page 6.
  3. 1850 Federal Census, United States.
    Pike Co., AL, page 135
    John B. Hough, 48, M, Farmer, $3000, SC
    Sarah Hough, 30, F, SC
    Thomas Hough, 11, M, AL
    Joseph Hough, 9, M, AL
    Mary Hough, 7, F, AL
    Gertilla Hough, 5, F, AL
    Lucinda Hough, 4, F, AL.
  4. 1860 Federal Census, United States.
    Mt. Hilliard, Pike Co., AL, page 94, image transcribed by Warren Culpepper
    John B. Hough, 54, M, Farmer, RE=$15,000, PE=$40,000, SC
    Sarah Hough, 44, F, SC
    Thomas M. Hough, 21, M, Overseer, AL
    Oliver Hough, 19, M, Laborer, AL
    Mary F. Hough, 16, F, AL
    James Hough, 14, M, AL
    Josephine L. Hough, 11, F.
  5. 1870 Federal Census, United States.
    Bughall Beat, Thomasville PO, Bullock Co., AL, page 102, LDS Film trancription by Warren Culpepper
    John Hough, 63, M, RE=$5,000, PE=$600, Farmer, SC
    Sarah Hough, 55, F, SC
    Oliver Hough, 28, M, PE=$400, Farmer, AL
    Jospehine Hough, 18, F, AL.
  6. 1880 Federal Census, United States.
    Union Springs, Bullock Co., AL, page 53D. LDS transcription
    Oliver Hough, Head, Single, Male, White, 35, Farmer, AL/SC/SC.
  7. 1900 Federal Census, United States.
    Farriorville, Bullock Co., AL, page 286. image transcribed by Warren Culpepper
    Thomas M. Hough, Head, Sep 1838, 61, Widowed, AL/SC/SC, Farmer
    Joseph O. Hough, Brother, Mar 1841, 58, Single, AL/SC/SC, Farmer.