David R Hurt

May 1849–
Calloway, Kentucky, United States

The Life of David R

When David R Hurt was born in May 1849, in Calloway, Kentucky, United States, his father, West Dandridge Hurt, was 24 and his mother, Eveline Bynum, was 22. He lived in Illinois, United States in 1870.

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West Dandridge Hurt
1824–1898
Eveline Bynum
1827–1897
Thomas B Hurt
1847–1906
David R Hurt
1849–
Martha Hurt
1854–
Malissa A. Hurt
1860–
Isaac A. Hurt
1861–1950
Barbara A. Hurt
1866–
Mary A. Hurt
1866–

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World Events (8)

1850 · 8th Most Populated State

Age 1

According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.
1856 · The Largest Map Company in the World

Age 7

William Rand opened a small printing shop in Chicago. Doing most of the work himself for the first two years he decided to hire some help. Rand Hired Andrew McNally, an Irish Immigrant, to work in his shop. After doing business with the Chicago Tribune, Rand and McNally were hired to run the Tribune's entire printing operation. Years later, Rand and McNally established Rand McNally & Co after purchasing the Tribune's printing business. They focused mainly on printing tickets, complete railroad guides and timetables for the booming railroad industry around the city. What made the company successful was the detailed maps of roadways, along with directions to certain places. Rand McNally was the first major map publisher to embrace a system of numbered highways and erected many of the roadside highway signs that have been adopted by state and federal highway authorities. The company is still making and updating the world maps that are looked at every day.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 32

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

1 English (chiefly Nottinghamshire): variant of Hart .2 German: topographic name from Middle High German hurt ‘hurdle’, ‘woven fence’.3 Dutch: nickname, presumably for a pugnacious or aggressive person, from Middle Dutch hort, hurt ‘strike’, ‘blow’, ‘attack’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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  • David R Hurt in household of West D Hurt, "United States Census, 1870"

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