James Hurst

9 December 1778–
Worksop, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of James

When James Hurst was born on 9 December 1778, in Worksop, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Hurst, was 35 and his mother, Elizabeth Hurst, was 34. He married Hannah Dakin on 27 January 1801. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters.

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Family Time Line

James Hurst
1778–
Hannah Dakin
1780–
Marriage: 27 January 1801
Elizabeth Hurst
1806–
Rebecca Hurst
1809–
John Hurst
1811–
John Hurst
1813–
James Hurst
1818–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
27 January 1801
children

(5)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 23

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

Age 30

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.
1815

Age 37

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived on a wooded hill, Old English hyrst, or habitational name from one of the various places named with this word, for example Hurst in Berkshire, Kent, Somerset, and Warwickshire, or Hirst in Northumberland and West Yorkshire.2 Irish: re-Anglicized form of de Horsaigh, Gaelicized form of the English habitational name Horsey , established in Ireland since the 13th century.3 German: topographic name from Middle High German hurst ‘woodland’, ‘thicket’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • James Hurst, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • James Hurst, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "
  • James Hurst, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "

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