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Garrett Hurst

Male 1845 - 1936


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  • Name  Garrett Hurst  [1
    Born  25 Aug 1845  Claiborne County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Male 
    Died  12 Dec 1936  Gainesville, Cooke County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried  Dye Cemetery, Woodbine, Cooke County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • Sources include: Memories of Garrett Hurst by Methel Lynch and Letter to Garrett Hurst from Albert and Mary Hurst dated May 14, 1936
    Person ID  I4449  Strong Family Tree
    Last Modified  8 Jul 2014 

    Father  Samuel Hurst,   b. 25 Jan 1820, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Dec 1895, Newbern, Pulaski County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Virginia Breeding,   b. 23 Jan 1823, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jan 1909 
    Married  17 Nov 1840  Pulaski County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • During the Civil War, Hursts from Pulaski naturally fought for the Confederacy. Allen and Calvin were in the 45th Virginia Infantry. The situation was different in Claiborne County in a pro-Union area of East Tennessee. But several of Absalom's descendants there were on the Southern side. After the war was over perhaps no longer feeling welcome in that area some of them moved back to Pulaski. The largest group of these was Samuel Hurst (1820-1895) and Virginia Breeding (1823-1909), both originally from Pulaski, and most of their children. For some reason they did not move back to Hiwassee, but settled in Newbern on the other side of the New River. Samuel was the eldest son of "Squire" John Hurst, another son of John Hurst of Pulaski, whose father was Absalom. The "Newbern Hurst" sons who moved with their parents were Garrett, Estell, Jackson, Milton and Samuel. Only the youngest son, Albert Monroe, was born in Pulaski. In 1870, Garrett Hurst, after marrying a Civil War widow, Nicotia Miranda Quesenberry Clark, moved his family to Cooke County, Texas, where they prospered. From the remainder of the sons who stayed in Pulaski, there were at least 40 children. Samuel and Virginia had two daughters, but they died young before the move to Pulaski. The "Newbern Hursts" are known for their regular reunions in Newbern or Dublin; the latest one in 2005 had about 100 attendees.

      http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wrhurst/hurst/pulaskihursthistory.htm
    Family ID  F2443  Group Sheet

    Family  Nicotie Maranda Quesenberry,   b. 15 Jan 1843, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Feb 1907, Cooke County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  Aft 1862 
    Children 
     1. William Clark, M. D.,   b. 1 Sep 1862, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Nov 1896, Gainesville, Cooke County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Virginia Samaria Hurst,   b. 8 Mar 1867, Newbern, Claiborne County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Aug 1889, Cooke County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Garrett Novel Hurst,   b. 15 Sep 1868, Newbern, Claiborne County, Tennessee Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Mar 1923, Cedaridge, Delta County, Colorado Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. James M. I. (Ing)Ram Hurst,   b. 10 Aug 1870, Newbern, Pulaski County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jul 1890, Cooke County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Charity Victoria Hurst,   b. 15 Aug 1873, Woodbine, Cooke County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Sep 1953, Gainesville, Cooke County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Mary E. Belle Hurst,   b. 4 Apr 1876, Woodbine, Cooke County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Oct 1978, Gainesville, Cooke County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. S. A. Corra Hurst,   b. 6 Feb 1878, Woodbine, Cooke County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Aug 1926, Gainesville, Cooke County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Calla C. Hurst,   b. 21 Mar 1880, Woodbine, Cooke County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jun 1907, Woodbine, Cooke County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. Jasper Jackson Hurst,   b. 24 Jan 1882, Woodbine, Cooke County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Aug 1964, Gainesville, Cooke County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location
     10. Laura Euphemia Hurst,   b. 23 Jul 1887, Woodbine, Cooke County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Nov 1975, Gainesville, Cooke County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  8 Jul 2014 
    Family ID  F2442  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 25 Aug 1845 - Claiborne County, Tennessee Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 12 Dec 1936 - Gainesville, Cooke County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Dye Cemetery, Woodbine, Cooke County, Texas Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S468] Williams, Cova Jean Hurst--Family Researcher (GEDCOM file).