Martha Elizabeth Louise Hurst

1859–5 March 1932 (Age 73)
Buncombe, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Martha Elizabeth Louise

When Martha Elizabeth Louise Hurst was born in 1859, in Buncombe, North Carolina, United States, her father, William Henderson Hurst, was 34 and her mother, Julia Ann Morrow, was 36. She married Robert Franklin Buckner on 21 November 1878, in Buncombe, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Ivy Township, Buncombe, North Carolina, United States for about 50 years. She died on 5 March 1932, in Barnardsville, Buncombe, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Whitaker Cemetery, Barnardsville, Buncombe, North Carolina, United States.

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Robert Franklin Buckner
Martha Elizabeth Louise Hurst
Marriage: 21 November 1878
Leonard N. Buckner
Flossie Buckner
Josephine Buckner
Elmer Hubert Buckner
Margaret Buckner
Myrtle Buckner
Annie Marie Buckner
Reva Bonita Buckner
Samuel Dewey Buckner

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21 November 1878
Buncombe, North Carolina, United States


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World Events (8)

1862 · Battle of Roanoke Island

Age 3

On February 7, 1862, General Burnside's expedition started with the Battle of Roanoke Island. The battle was mostly fought by the Union and Confederate Navy's. This was a Union victory.

Age 4

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 22

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

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)

  • Martha E Hurst in household of W H Hurst, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Lizzie Shufford in household of David W Shufford, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Lou Buckner in household of Robert F Buckner, "United States Census, 1920"

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