Hyrum Richard Blackhurst

Male2 October 1921–3 January 2004

Brief Life History of Hyrum Richard

When Hyrum Richard Blackhurst was born on 2 October 1921, in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States, his father, Hyrum Mitchell Blackhurst, was 26 and his mother, Amy Leone Davis, was 20. He married Amanda Emma Renshaw Blackhurst on 7 January 1944, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Salt Lake City Ward 6, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 5 years and World in 1950. He died on 3 January 2004, in Albuquerque, Bernalillo, New Mexico, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Albuquerque, Bernalillo, New Mexico, United States.

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Hyrum Richard Blackhurst
Amanda Emma Renshaw Blackhurst
Marriage: 7 January 1944
Frances Amy Blackhurst
Richard Alexander Blackhurst
Nancy Ann Blackhurst
Elizabeth Barron Blackhurst

Sources (26)

  • Hyrum Richard B Blackhurst, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Hyrum Richard Blackhurst, "Utah, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1947"
  • Hyrum Richard Blackhurst, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 January 1944Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)

    1922 · Timpanogos Cave National Monument

    Age 1

    Timpanogos Cave National Monument is a United States National Monument protecting the Timpanogos Cave Historic District and a cave system on Mount Timpanogos. There are three caves in the cave system, one of which is specifically called Timpanogos Cave but the caves are only viewable on guided tours when the monument is open.

    1923 · President Harding visits Utah to get to know the people.

    Age 2

    President Warren G. Harding's visited Utah as part of a broader tour of the western United States designed to bring him closer to the people and their conditions. After Speaking at Liberty Park, the president went to the Hotel Utah where he met with President Heber J. Grant and talked to him about the history of the church.

    1945 · George Albert Smith becomes the Prophet

    Age 24

    After the death of Heber J. Grant, George Albert Smith became the 8th Prophet of this dispensation.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from any of various minor places called Blackhurst (in Cheshire, Shropshire, Kent) or Blackhurst Farm (Cheshire), derived from Old English blæc ‘black, dark’ + hyrst ‘wooded hill’. Alternatively, it may be a topographic name for someone who lived ‘(by the) black wooded hill’, with the same etymology.

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

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