| John (?J.) Hughett, 1854 - , s/o Robert Hughett
author: Michael D. Nestor, email: email@example.com
223 John (?J.) Hughett,7 22 (Robert,6,John,5,William,4,?John,3)
b Mar 1854 Ill; prob d Cal after 1930.
m 24 Dec 1888 Hancock Co to Matilda J. Starkey (Tillie), b 9 May 1869 Ill, d 10 Mar 1959 Los Angeles Co, Cal, age "89".
(father's last name Starkey and mother's last name Jones acc to Cal d rec)
1880 Hancock Co, Ill census, Harmony Twp, p 142B, #184/184, John Hughett,26 Ill (single), works on farm, living with his fath-
1900 Rice Co, Kans census, Center Twp, ED 220, sheet 2B, #40/41, John Hughett, Mar 1854 Ill, farmer, Tillie J., May 1869 Ill
(marr 11 yrs, 2 ch, 2 living), Pearl, Oct 92 Iowa, Cecil, Oct 96 Iowa.
1910 Ford Co, Kans census, Dodge City, ED 46, sheet 10B, #1/1, John Hughett,56 Ill (1st marr), proprietor, rooming home, Ma-
tilda J.,40 Ill (1st marr, marr 21 yrs, 2 ch, 2 living), Cecil,13 Iowa.
1920 Ford Co census, Dodge City, ED 54, sheet 2B, #40/48, John Hughett,65 Ill, clerk, wholesale grocery, Matilda,50 Ill.
1930 Los Angeles Co, Cal census, Laguna Pct, Montebello Park, ED 19-1187, sheet 5A, 6118 1/2 Dennison St, #87/154, John
Hughett,76 Ill (marr age 34, WVa,WVa), (no occup), Matilda J.,60 US (marr age 19), Cecil L. Kerr,33 Iowa (dau, wid, marr
age 16), bookkeeper, general office, W. Nixon Kerr,16 Kans (grandson).
1. Pearl Hughett, b Oct 1892 Iowa.
2. Cecil L. Hughett, b Oct 1896 Iowa, m Robert H. Kerr, b ca 1895 Kans, d ?1920's, or probably he was the Robert H. Kerr, b
12 Dec 1894 Kans, d 18 Aug 1941 Los Angeles Co, age "46" (SSN 561-12-9688), and if so, Cecil wasn't "widowed" in 1930.
This was Robert Henry Kerr, b 12 Dec 1894 Barton Co, Kans, whose WW I draft registration card was filed in Dodge City,
Kans, same county that Cecil and her family were living in.
1920 Prowers Co, Colo census, Lamar, ED 188, sheet 19A, 311 N 5th St, #390/422, Robert H. Kerr,25 Kans, salesman,
grocery wholesale, Secil,23 Iowa (Ill,Ill), Nixon,6 Kans.
1930 Los Angeles Co, Cal census, Laguna Pct, Montebello Park, ED 19-1187, sheet 5A, 6118 1/2 Dennison St, #87/154, Cecil
L. Kerr,33 Iowa (dau, wid, marr age 16), bookkeeper, general office, W. Nixon Kerr,16 Kans (grandson), living with
1930 Los Angeles Co census, ED 19-234, sheet 3A, 3704 Washington St, #19/54, Robert H. Kerr,35 Kans (marr age 28), man-
ager, gasoline station, Edna G.,31 Kans (marr age 24).
a. W. Nixon Kerr, b 8 Aug 1913 Kans, d 23 Jul 1988 Santa Cruz Co, Cal, age "74" (SSDI 562-12-4269 Cal). Cal death
index lists his mother's maiden name as Hewett. W.N.'s LR: Scotts Valley, Santa Cruz Co 95066.
Ref: 1. Ancestors of Brian and Melissa Bivona, http://homepages.rootsweb.com/~bbivona/main.htm
2. Dwayne A. Hughett's website:
This site lists children Amella, b 1884, Roy, b 1885, and Glen, b 1886, as children of John and Matilda. No record in
the census' for them, and they can't be Matilda's.
3. Bobbi Dodge's notes at www.rootsweb.com, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
This site states that John m(1) 31 Jan 1878 Hancock Co to Mary E. Lionburger, but he was living with his father in
1880, listed as single. This site also gives his middle initial as W., but it is prob J.