Nettie Hurley

21 May 1880–11 August 1980 (Age 100)
Cherokee, Alabama, United States

The Life of Nettie

When Nettie Hurley was born on 21 May 1880, in Cherokee, Alabama, United States, her father, Thomas Lafayette Hurley, was 32 and her mother, Josephine Penelope Brandon, was 19. She had at least 2 daughters with Stephen Columbus Hurley. She lived in Election Precinct 12 Cedar Bluff, Cherokee, Alabama, United States in 1900 and Election Precinct 14 Waterloo, Cherokee, Alabama, United States for about 20 years. She died on 11 August 1980, in Rome, Floyd, Georgia, United States, at the age of 100, and was buried in Unity Cemetery, Hurley, Cherokee, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

Stephen Columbus Hurley
Nettie Hurley
Willie Sue Hurley
Mamie Lou Hurley

Spouse and Children

    Stephen Columbus Hurley






    Mamie Lou Hurley


Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Lafayette Hurley


    Josephine Penelope Brandon




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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Age 2

Historical Boundaries - 1882: Cherokee, Alabama, United States
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 26

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: variant of Herlihy .2 Irish (Munster): Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hUrthuile ‘descendant of Urthuile’.3 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Murthuile, ‘descendant of Murthuile’ ( see Murley ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Nettie Hurley, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Nettie Hurley in household of Steven C Hurley, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Nettie Hurley in household of Lum Hurley, "United States Census, 1920"

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