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.
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.
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