Scott Arthur Hurst

Brief Life History of Scott Arthur

When Scott Arthur Hurst was born on 9 September 1928, in Cortez, Montezuma, Colorado, United States, his father, Philip Hurst, was 27 and his mother, Mabel Wright, was 27. He married Erma Lee Nielson on 11 July 1952. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Election Precinct 3 Blanding, San Juan, Utah, United States in 1940 and World for about 10 years. He died on 9 February 1998, in Blanding, San Juan, Utah, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Blanding, San Juan, Utah, United States.

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Scott Arthur Hurst
Erma Lee Nielson
Marriage: 11 July 1952
Ruth Hurst
Jense Nielson Hurst

Sources (20)

  • Scott Arthur Hurst in household of Philip Hurst, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Scott Arthur Hurst, "United States Western States Marriage Index"
  • Scott Arthur Hurst, "Utah, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1947"

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World Events (8)


13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

1929 · Arches National Park

Arches National Park was designated as a national monument on April 12, 1929 and was re-designated as a national park later that year.

1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): topographic name for someone who lived near a wood or wooded hill, from Middle English hirst(e), herst(e), hurst(e) (Old English hyrst) or a habitational name from any of the places so called, such as Hurst Green (in Mitton, Lancashire), Hirst (Northumberland), Hurst (Berkshire, Kent, Warwickshire), Hurstpierpoint (Sussex), or Hirst in Longwood (Yorkshire).

Irish: re-Anglicized form of de Horsaigh, the Gaelicized form of the English habitational name Horsey , established in Ireland since the 13th century.

German and Swiss German (also Hürst): topographic name from Middle High German hurst ‘woodland, thicket’; or a habitational name from a place so named in Westphalia.

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

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A Tribute to Scott by Venice Nielson Lyman

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