Ralph Jay Hurless

Brief Life History of Ralph Jay

When Ralph Jay Hurless was born on 15 May 1884, in Beadle, South Dakota, United States, his father, Martin Overholser Hurless, was 40 and his mother, Minerva Jane Nance, was 37. He died on 9 December 1960, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 76.

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Family Time Line

Martin Overholser Hurless
1843–1929
Minerva Jane Nance
1846–1907
Hurless
1868–1868
Elmer C Hurless
1871–
Nettie M. Hurless
1872–1953
Dora Myrtle Hurless
1875–1946
Frank Emmett Hurless
1877–1922
Howard Leroy Hurless
1878–1957
Lester Clyde Hurless
1881–
Ralph Jay Hurless
1884–1960
Guy Cephas Hurless
1886–1945

Sources (8)

  • Ralph Hurless in household of Nettie Hurless, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ralph Hurless, "South Dakota, Department of Health, Index to Births 1843-1914 and Marriages 1950-2016"
  • Ralph Jay Hurless, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

World Events (8)

1885 · The World's First Skyscraper

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.

1886

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

1904

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.

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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