Guy Cephas Hurless

Brief Life History 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 married Edna S Brennecke on 25 September 1913, in St. Louis, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Oakland Judicial Township, Alameda, California, United States in 1940. He died on 8 October 1945, in Oakland, Alameda, California, United States, at the age of 59.

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Family Time Line

Guy Cephas Hurless
1886–1945
Edna S Brennecke
1891–1972
Marriage: 25 September 1913
Lois Edna Hurless
1914–1914
Elsie M Hurless
1916–1916

Sources (9)

  • Guy C Hurless in household of Ella A Brennecke, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Guy Cephas Hurless, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"
  • Guy Cephas Hurless, "California, Death Index, 1940-1997"

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1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

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

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

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

Name Meaning

English: variant of Harless . This surname is found mainly in OH.

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

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