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.

Photos and Memories (0)

Photos and Memories

Do you know Ralph Jay? Do you have a story about him that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Martin Overholser Hurless
Minerva Jane Nance
Elmer C Hurless
Nettie M. Hurless
Dora Myrtle Hurless
Frank Emmett Hurless
Howard Leroy Hurless
Lester Clyde Hurless
Ralph Jay Hurless
Guy Cephas Hurless

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.


Statue of Liberty is dedicated.


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.

Possible Related Names

Discover Even More

As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a FREE Account

Search for Another Deceased Ancestor

Share this with your family and friends.