Mother: Eleanora Wakefield
Birth: 1799, Maryland or Rowan County, North Carolina
Birth Source: The History of Rowan County, North Carolina and Census
Death: before Nov 1873, Rowan County, North Carolina
Death Source: Will Book Vol. I, Page 199
Spouse1: Mary Hughes, marriage bond - 8 Dec 1817, Rowan County, North Carolina
"Joseph Hughes left one son, Hudson Hughes, who married the daughter of Col. Andrew Balfour. The daughter of this couple, Mary, became the wife of Samuel Reeves, Esq., and the mother of the late Dr. Samuel Reeves, and of Mrs. Sarah Johnston, now of Cincinnati."