Frank Hughes, one of the well known and capable young farmers of Richland precinct, was born in that precinct
on the 6th of December, 1889, of the marriage of Clinton and Georgia E. Hughes. He attended the common schools
until nine years of age, when he accompanied his parents to Wahoo and continued his education in the schools there,
graduating from the high school with the class of 1906. He at once began working on his mother's farm, which he
is still operating, and he is meeting with success in his chosen occupation. He is energetic and practical, utilizing
the knowledge of those who are experimenting in agriculture along scientific lines, and his well directed labor
is rewarded by good crops. He carefully conserves the fertility of the soil and keeps all of the buildings upon
the place in excellent repair. He cultivates one hundred and sixty acres, of which he owns eighty acres, and is
not only gaining individual prosperity but is also contributing to the agricultural development of the county,
which derives the greater part of its wealth from its rich land.
On the 19th of February, 1913, occurred the marriage of Mr. Hughes and Miss Lola M. Beaman, a daughter of I. K.
Beaman, of Ceresco, and to this union has been born a daughter, Eloise, whose natal day was the 26th of March,
Mr. Hughes is well informed on questions and issues of the day and takes the interest of a good citizen in public
affairs. He is independent in politics, voting for the best man irrespective of his party affiliation, as he believes
that by so doing he can best further the civic advancement of his community. He attends the Methodist Episcopal
church and at all times strives to measure up to high standards of manhood. He is well liked throughout the county
and the fact that those who have known him from his earliest boyhood are his stanchest friends is proof of his
Past and Present Saunders County, Nebraska
A Record of Settlement, Organization,
Progress and Achievement
Charles Perky Supervising Editor
The S. J. Clarke Publishing Co.
Saunders County, NE
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