Lucy Selman

18 September 1882–28 March 1951 (Age 68)
Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Lucy

When Lucy Selman was born on 18 September 1882, in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Hyrum Selman, was 30 and her mother, Charlotte Hurley, was 36. She married Henry A. Hurley on 17 May 1912, in Fairport, Perinton, Monroe, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She died on 28 March 1951, in her hometown, at the age of 68.

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Family Time Line

Henry A. Hurley
Lucy Selman
Marriage: 17 May 1912
Charlotte Hurley
Arthur Henry Hurley
Janet Hurley
Phyllis Hurley

Spouse and Children

17 May 1912
Fairport, Perinton, Monroe, New York, United States


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (7)


Age 2

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 22

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

Age 26

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

1 English: nickname for a happy or fortunate man, from Middle English seely ‘happy’, ‘fortunate’ + man, German Mann ‘man’.2 English: from the Middle English female personal name Seely ( see Seeley 1), or of the nickname Sele ( see Seal 4) + man ‘servant’, hence an occupational name for a servant employed by a bearer of either of these names.3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish personal name Zelman, a pet form of Zalmen ( see Salmon ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lucy Selman in household of Hireham Selman, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Lucy Selman, "New York, County Marriages, 1847-1848; 1908-1936"
  • Lucy Selman in household of Geo Henry Lester, "England and Wales Census, 1901"

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