Monday, November 7, 2016

Ancestors of Note: M

Samuel Augustus Maverick [1803-1870]: He signed the Texas Declaration of Independence and gave birth to two meanings of "maverick." [1] independent minded; [2] unbranded cattle (Maverick refused to brand his cattle.)

Charles J. McHugh [1887-1954]: Kids during the late teenS and beyond played with the "putt-putt boat," a steam-propelled toy boat. Grandpa McHugh patented the boat in 1916 and 1924.*

Cornelius McHugh [1872-1944]: Mayor of Cedar Falls, IA from 1935-1944.

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