Lucretia Catherine Hurley

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

The Life 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, 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.
Lucretia Catherine Hurley
Marriage: 23 January 1862
William B. Ijams
Laura Ann Ijams
Rebecca Elizabeth Ijams
Benton Clay Ijams

Spouse and Children

23 January 1862
McNairy, Tennessee, United States


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)


Age 1

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

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

1 Irish: variant of Herlihy .2 Irish (Munster): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hUrthuile ‘descendant of Urthuile’.3 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Murthuile, ‘descendant of Murthuile’ ( see Murley ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Catherine Ijanes in household of Benton C Ijanes, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Lucrecia C Hurley in household of J R Hurley, "United States Census, 1860"
  • L C Hurley, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"

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