Lucretia Catherine Hurley

18 December 1845–31 December 1936 (Age 91)
Chewalla, McNairy, Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of Lucretia Catherine

When Lucretia Catherine Hurley was born on 18 December 1845, in Chewalla, McNairy, Tennessee, United States, her father, John Randolph Hurley, was 21 and her mother, Martha Ann Arnold, was 19. She married Benton Clay Ijams Sr. on 23 January 1862, in McNairy, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in McNairy, McNairy, Tennessee, United States in 1850 and McNairy, Tennessee, United States for about 10 years. She died on 31 December 1936, in Corinth, Alcorn, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Alcorn, Mississippi, United States.

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Family Time Line

Benton Clay Ijams Sr.
1836–1875
Lucretia Catherine Hurley
1845–1936
Marriage: 23 January 1862
William B. Ijams
1869–1873
Laura Ann Ijams
1871–1898
Rebecca Elizabeth Ijams
1873–1960
Benton Clay Ijams
1876–1949

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World Events (8)

1846
Age 1
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1861
Age 16
Mississippi became the second state to leave the Union at the start of the Civil War in 1861.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
Age 25
Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Name Meaning

(1997: 14991;2007: 30032; 2010: 39796)English: habitational name from any of the three places called Hurley (Somerset, Warwickshire, Berkshire). The Warwickshire and Berkshire placenames derive from Old English hyrne ‘angle, corner’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’. The Somerset placename, for a minor place near Crowcombe, may have the same origin but this cannot be certain due to a lack of medieval forms.Irish (Munster): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hUrthuile ‘descendant of Urthuile’, a personal name possibly meaning ‘great flood’.

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

Possible Related Names

Herlihy
Herley

Sources (9)

  • Catherine Hurly in household of John Hurly, "United States Census, 1850"
  • L C Hurley, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • Catherine Ijanes in household of Benton C Ijanes, "United States Census, 1870"

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