Verly Olive “Vickie” Hughes

Birth Name Verly Olive “Vickie” Hughes
Gender female
Age at Death 88 years, 7 months, 11 days

Events

Event Date Place Description Sources
Birth March 8, 1925 Massachusetts, United States   1
Death October 19, 2013 Norwood, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, United States   1
General

Published in Boston Herald on Oct. 25, 2013
Verly O. "Vickie" ARSENAULT

ARSENAULT Verly "Vickie" O., a lifetime Bostonian was born March 8, 1925, fell asleep in death on October 19, 2013. She was born to William H. and Marion Hughes, was a faithful wife to James W. Arsenault, sister of Blanche Calley, Grace Paige, and Irene Mercer all of Boston; Gladys Shackley of Hartford, Connecticut, Arleta Kimball of Revere, and Charles, formerly William, Hughes of Illinois, all of whom preceded her in sleep. Verly is survived by her children, Gwen P. Arsenault-Anderson of Bremerton, Washington, Jeannie M. Feehly of Angier, North Carolina and Robert Earl Hughes; sister Norma Kennedy of Camino, California, grandchildren Kristin E. Anderson and Matthew J. Anderson of Memphis, Tennessee, Rachel Janssen and husband Roger of Port Orchard, Washington; Ethan A. Anderson, currently serving in the U.S. Army in South Korea and wife Leslie of Memphis, Tennessee; and Raymond A. Anderson of Brighton Tennessee; also with many nieces and nephews. Verly has been a member of Jehovah's Witnesses attending the Boston and Jamaica Plain congregations for close to 60 years. She has been especially vigilant in the last few years of life witnessing to all those she met daily about God's kingdom. Visitation with the family will be at the Kingdom Hall starting at 5:30 P.M. and Memorial talk will start at 7:00 P.M. Friday October 25, 2013 at 236 Chestnut Avenue, Jamaica Plain, MA. 02130.

http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/bostonherald/obituary.aspx?n=adf&pid=167693566

[Note: Irene died in 1993]

Census April 1, 1930 Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States 1930 William Hughes household 2a
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1930; Census Place: Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts; Roll: 950; Page: 9A; Enumeration District: 360
enumerated April 8, 1930
renting for $18/month at 40 Cliff St. does not own a radio

William W Hughes 49, married 1st at 38, born in England, parents also, arrived 1900, naturalized [1918 crossed out], elevator operator, office building
Maude Hughes 31, married 1st at 21, born in MA, parents in Canada-English,
Grace L Hughes 11,
Blanche E Hughes 11,
Irene F Hughes 10,
Gladys M Hughes 8,
Norma I Hughes 6,
Verly O Hughes 5,
William C Hughes 2,
Arleta M Hughes 0 [8/12 scratched out]

"United States Census, 1930," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XQRH-7F8 : accessed 27 Sep 2013), William W Hughes, 1930.

Residence April 1, 1930 Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States 40 Cliff St 2a
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40 Cliff St

Census April 1, 1930 Randolph, Norfolk County, Massachusetts, United States 1930 Harry W Nickerson household 2a
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1930; Census Place: Randolph, Norfolk, Massachusetts; Roll: 937; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 120
enumerated April 2, 1930

at the Railroad Station, Depot Street,
Harry W Nickerson 44, station agent, RR
Mae C Nickerson 37
Helena L Nickerson 10
Enid H Nickerson 7
Blanche L Hughes 10
Grace E Hughes 10
Irene T Hughes 9
Gladys M Hughes 7
Norma C Hughes 6
Varely O Hughes 5
William Hughes 2 3/12

all Hughes: born in MA, father in England, mother in MA.
[Note: Arleta is not here.]

Residence 1935 Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States 1 Regent Place  
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1 Regent Place

Census April 1, 1940 Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States 1940 William Hughes household  
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1940 Census, Ward 12, Boston, District 15-432, sheet 51, family 100
renting for $25/month at 1 Regent Place
William Hughes, 59, married crossed out, born in England, 6 years of school, worked 70 hours the previous week, worked 52 weeks in 1939 and earned $736 for the year. elevator operator, office building
Grace Hughes, 20, single, born in MA, 8 years of school, engaged in house work, [apparently at home, since there is no information for income or weeks worked]
Irene Hughes, 19, single, born in MA, 8 years of school, house maid, private house, worked 52 weeks in 1939 for $208 total
Norma Hughes, 16, single, born in MA, 1 year of High School, new worker
Verly Hughes, 15, single, born in MA, 7 years of school
William Hughes, 13, single, born in MA, 5 years of school
Arleta Hughes, 11, single, born in MA, 4 years of school

all lived in the same house in 1935.
there is no indication of who provided the information.

"United States Census, 1940," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/K4JB-YF3 : accessed 27 Sep 2013), William Hughes, 1940.

Residence April 1, 1940 Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States 1 Regent Place  
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1 Regent Place

Parents

Relation to main person Name Birth date Death date Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father William HughesJune 13, 1880November 12, 1976
Mother Maud Rebecca “Marion” ClarkeNovember 19, 1895September 8, 1976
    Sister     Grace Eva Hughes July 27, 1919 April 30, 2008
    Sister     Blanche L Hughes July 27, 1919 June 13, 1988
    Sister     Irene Thelma Hughes August 1, 1920 July 7, 1993
    Sister     Gladys Mae Hughes April 18, 1922 February 28, 2004
    Sister     Norma Coreen Hughes December 30, 1923
         Verly Olive “Vickie” Hughes March 8, 1925 October 19, 2013
    Brother     William Colville Hughes August 28, 1927 May 2, 1983
    Sister     Arleta M Hughes August 31, 1929 December 1, 1994

Families

    Family of James Arsenault and Verly Olive “Vickie” Hughes
Married Husband James Arsenault
    Family of Verly Olive “Vickie” Hughes

Pedigree

  1. William Hughes
    1. Maud Rebecca “Marion” Clarke
      1. Grace Eva Hughes
      2. Blanche L Hughes
      3. Irene Thelma Hughes
      4. Gladys Mae Hughes
      5. Norma Coreen Hughes
      6. Verly Olive "Vickie" Hughes
        1. James Arsenault
      7. William Colville Hughes
      8. Arleta M Hughes

Source References

  1. family information
  2. 1930 United States Census
      • Citation:

        "United States Census, 1930," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XMZR-RWW : accessed 27 Aug 2013), Selina M Hixon in entry for Charles A Hixon, 1930.