Robert Samuel Hurley

26 June 1873–22 January 1958 (Age 84)
Wayne, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Robert Samuel

When Robert Samuel Hurley was born on 26 June 1873, in Wayne, Tennessee, United States, his father, James Walker Hurley, was 20 and his mother, Eliza Jane Yates, was 17. He married Sarah Letisha Marah in 1897, in Wright, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Johnson Township, Carter, Missouri, United States in 1920 and Boone Township, Wright, Missouri, United States in 1930. He died on 22 January 1958, in Hartville, Wright, Missouri, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Wright City, Warren, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Samuel Hurley
1873–1958
Sarah Letisha Marah
1881–1910
Marriage: 1897
Everett Ester Hurley
1905–1986
Nita Merl Hurley
1908–1959

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1897
Wright, Missouri, United States
children

(2)

Parents and Siblings

    James Walker Hurley

    Male1852–1928Male

    Eliza Jane Yates

    Female1855–1942Female

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1878 · Yellow Fever Epidemic

Age 5

When a man that had escaped a quarantined steamboat with yellow fever went to a restaurant he infected Kate Bionda the owner. This was the start of the yellow fever epidemic in Memphis, Tennessee. By the end of the epidemic 5,200 of the residence would die.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 23

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: variant of Herlihy .2 Irish (Munster): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hUrthuile ‘descendant of Urthuile’.3 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Murthuile, ‘descendant of Murthuile’ ( see Murley ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Robert S Hurley, "Kansas State Census, 1925"
  • Robert S Thinley in household of James Thinley, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Robert S Hurley in household of David Hunter, "United States Census, 1930"

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