Alice Greaves Hurst

18 February 1819–5 April 1885 (Age 66)
Shaw and Crompton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Alice Greaves

When Alice Greaves Hurst was born on 18 February 1819, in Shaw and Crompton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Hurst, was 18 and her mother, Ann Greaves, was 19. She married William Wallwork on 8 October 1838, in Oldham, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1850 and Provo, Utah, Utah, United States in 1860. She died on 5 April 1885, in Springville, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Springville City Cemetery, Springville, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lucius Nelson Scovil
Alice Greaves Hurst
Marriage: 16 October 1844
Hyrum Obediah Scoville
Joseph Scovil
Elizabeth J Scovil
Alice Alvira Scovil
Rachel Lydia Scoville
Rosetta Scoville
Reuben Scovill
Lucia Etta Scovil
Lucius Nelson Scovil Jr
Asa Brigham Scoville
Alodia Marsell Scoville

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 October 1844Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1820 · Making States Equal
    Age 1
    The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
    Age 8
    Historical Boundaries: 1827: Hancock, Illinois, United States
    1839 · Nauvoo is Settled
    Age 20
    After the Saints had been chased out of Missouri they moved to a swampy area located next to the Mississippi River. Here they settled and named the place Nauvoo which translates into the city beautiful.

    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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    Alice Hurst Walwork Scovil

    ALICE HURST WALWORK SCOVIL (Mother-in-Law of Geo Albert Mason) Written by Bessie Averett Gourley Alice Hurst Walwark Scovill was born Feb 18, 1819 at Crompton, Lancershire, England to William Hurst a …

    Sources (42)

    • Alice Wallwork in household of William Wallwork, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • Alice in entry for Hyrum Ovid Scovil, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
    • Alice Scovil in household of Lucius N Scovil, "United States Census, 1850"

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