Clarence Ray Hurst

Brief Life History of Clarence Ray

When Clarence Ray Hurst was born on 13 August 1884, in Fairview, Sanpete, Utah, United States, his father, Philip Hurst, was 47 and his mother, Rebecca Ann Sanderson, was 26. He married Agnes Jones on 26 May 1909, in Colonia Dublán, Nuevo Casas Grandes, Chihuahua, Mexico. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Blanding, San Juan, Utah, United States for about 30 years. He died on 3 May 1968, in Monticello, San Juan, Utah, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Blanding City Cemetery, Blanding, San Juan, Utah, United States.

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Clarence Ray Hurst
Agnes Jones
Marriage: 26 May 1909
Clarence Ray Hurst Jr
Eliza Ann Hurst
Melva Hurst
Veda Hurst
Grant Hurst

Sources (20)

  • Clarence Ray Hurst, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Arizona, County Marriage Records [License], 1865-1972 for Lavinna Covington and Clarence Ray Hurst
  • Clarence Ray Hurst, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

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Historical Boundaries: 1887: San Juan, Utah Territory, United States 1896: San Juan, Utah, United States

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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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