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The Hughes Family History

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  • ID: I2
  • Name: Herbert Venson Hughes
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 1 SEP 1909 in Searcy, AR
  • Death: 11 NOV 1950 in Memphis, TN
  • Burial: Oak Grove Cem, Searcy, White Co, Ar 1
  • Census: 1930 White Co, Ar in home of parents
  • _MILI: WWII, U.S. Navy 1944
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    • Note:
      Photo shown in costume for college play.

      Newspaper Clipping from the College of the Ozarks newpaper:

      "QUALITY STREET" TO BE PRESENTED SOON
      Miss Kathryn Moran has announced the cast for "Quality Street", a four-act play by
      Sir James M. Barrie. This Play will be presented by members of the Dramatic Club.

      The cast is as follows:
      Phoebe, Mary Arwood; Susan, Olive Stevens;
      Mary Ayleen Ragland; Henrietta, Maurine Cauthron;
      Sergeant, John D. Jacobs; and Valentine Brown, Herbert Hughes.
    • Education: College of the Ozarks, Clarksville, Ar BET 1930 AND 1931 3
    • Note:
      He grew up in Searcy, Ark, attended College of the Ozarks in Clarksville, Ark, He was very active
      in the drama club at college. He served in the US Navy during WWII. After the war he and his
      family returned from his Navy assignment in San Diego, Ca. and settled in Memphis, TN.
      # SOC/430-07-7106 USN Serial # 846-02-72.


      Father: Arnold Venson Hughes b: 20 DEC 1882 in Cabell County, W. VA
      Mother: Ilar Massey b: 2 MAR 1889 in Hall County, GA

      Marriage 1 Selma Mae McKinnon b: 4 SEP 1908 in Rutherford, Gibson Co, TN
      • Married: 5 JUL 1936 in Blytheville, Ark 4
      Children
      1. Has Children Living

      Sources:
      1. Abbrev: Headstone in Oak Grove Cem, Searcy, Ark
        Note:
        Headstone in Oak Grove Cem, Searcy, Ark
      2. Abbrev: Photo copyright 2004, B.V. Hughes
        Note:
        Photo copyright 2004, B.V. Hughes
      3. Abbrev: College Yearbook and class grade records pinned in the yearbook. Grade records dated June 2, 1931.
        Note:
        College Yearbook and class grade records pinned in the yearbook. Grade records dated June 2, 1931.
      4. Abbrev: Marriage License. Copy on File.
        Note:
        Marriage License. Copy on File.