Mamie Pearl Hurt

1908–1985 (Age 77)
Willow Shade, Metcalfe, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Mamie Pearl

When Mamie Pearl Hurt was born on 4 August 1908, in Willow Shade, Metcalfe, Kentucky, United States, her father, Isaac H Hurt, was 30 and her mother, Theocia Ann Hurt, was 28. She married Edward Maxey on 15 March 1936, in Glasgow, Barren, Kentucky, United States. She lived in Magisterial District 3 Summer Shade, Metcalfe, Kentucky, United States in 1910. She died on 9 September 1985, in Ford, Illinois, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Piper City, Ford, Illinois, United States.

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Edward Maxey
Mamie Pearl Hurt
Marriage: 15 March 1936

Spouse and Children

15 March 1936
Glasgow, Barren, Kentucky, United States

Parents and Siblings


    Theocia Ann Hurt




World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1910 · Boy Scouts of America

Age 2

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.

Age 21

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.

Name Meaning

1 English (chiefly Nottinghamshire): variant of Hart .2 German: topographic name from Middle High German hurt ‘hurdle’, ‘woven fence’.3 Dutch: nickname, presumably for a pugnacious or aggressive person, from Middle Dutch hort, hurt ‘strike’, ‘blow’, ‘attack’.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Mamie P Hurt in household of Isaac Hurt, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mamie Maxey, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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