Guy Cephas Hurless

13 February 1886–8 October 1945 (Age 59)
Wessington, Beadle, South Dakota, United States

The Life of Guy Cephas

When Guy Cephas Hurless was born on 13 February 1886, in Wessington, Beadle, South Dakota, United States, his father, Martin Overholser Hurless, was 42 and his mother, Minerva Jane Nance, was 39. He had at least 2 daughters with Edna S Brennecke. He died on 8 October 1945, in Oakland, Alameda, California, United States, at the age of 59.

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Guy Cephas Hurless
Edna S Brennecke
Lois Edna Hurless
Elsie M Hurless

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    Lois Edna Hurless


    Elsie M Hurless


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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1891 · Angel Island Serves as Quarantine Station

Age 5

Angel Island served as a quarantine station for those diagnosed with bubonic plague beginning in 1891. A quarantine station was built on the island which was funded by the federal government at the cost of $98,000. The disease spread to port cities around the world, including the San Francisco Bay Area, during the third bubonic plague pandemic, which lasted through 1909.
1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 16

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Harless . This name is found chiefly in OH.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Guy C Hurless in household of Ella A Brennecke, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Guy C Hurless in household of Ella A Brennecke, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Guy C Hurless in household of Ella A Brennecke, "United States Census, 1930"

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