William SaulSarah Jane O'Connor or Connors

James HurstSarah Jane Saul

William Henry Hurst

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Children with:
Elizabeth Purviance Weese

(Mary) Isabella Hurst
James Hurst
Sara Hurst
Richard Hurst

Ervin Richard Hurst
Rosamond Isabella Hurst
William Henry Hurst
  • Born: 17 Oct 1860, Quebec
  • Married 23 May 1887, Buchanan, Berrien Cty., MI, to Elizabeth Purviance Weese
  • Died: 27 Nov 1941, Cassapolis, Cass, MI, USA

    pict26.jpg [144x193] William Henry Hurst
    Quebec Vital and Church Records (Drouin Collection), 1621-1967
    about William Hurst
    Name: William Hurst
    Event Year: 1861
    Event: Naissance (Birth)
    Religion: Anglican
    Place of Worship or Institution: Québec (Anglican) (Québec (Anglican Cathedral Holy Trinity church))
    Province: Québec (Quebec)

    "William, son of James Hurst of Quebec, Labourer, and of Sarah, his wife by her maiden name Saul, was born on the seventeenth of October Eighteen hundred and sixty and baptized on the tenth of Feburary in the year of our Lord one thousand Eight hundred and sixty one.

    By me Charles ???
    James Hurst his X mark
    John Burns his X mark
    Mary Sperin her X mark"
    1871 Census of Canada
    about William Hurst
    Name: William Hurst
    Gender: Male
    Age: 8
    Birth Year: abt 1863
    Birth Place: Quebec
    religion: Protestant
    Origin: Irlandaise (Irish)
    Province: Quebec
    District: Quebec East
    District Number: 147
    Division: 02
    Subdistrict: Jacques Cartier
    Subdistrict Number: b
    Household Members: Name Age
    James Hurst 35
    Sara Hurst 35
    Isabella Hurst 15
    James Hurst 12
    William Hurst 8
    Sara Hurst 7
    Richard Hurst 4
    [Michigan, Cass County, Roll 705 Book 2, Page 34 ]
    1900 Census - living in Dowagiac, MI. This census indicates that William may have been born in Oct, 1862 in MA Ihowever, the baptismal record above disputes this, but the 1871 Canadian Census agrees. Others listed - Elizabeth, wife, born Dec 1868; Ervin, son, born Feb 1889, and Rosamund, daughter, born Sep 1892. Occupation listed as Molder (Iron)
    [Michigan, CASS, Roll 640 Book 2, Page 35a ]
    Noted in the 1910 Federal Census at age 49 living in Dowagiac, Cass Cty, MI with wife Elizabeth, age 41, son Ervin R., age 21, and daughter Rosamond I, age 18. Occupation listed as Steelworker.
    [Michigan, Cass, Enumeration District #120]
    Noted in the 1920 Federal Census at age 59 living in Dowagiac, Cass Cty, MI with wife Elizabeth, age 51, daughter Rosamund Delano, age 28, and grandson [Fred] Hurst Delano, age 3 yrs 8 mths. Occupation: Moulder in a Factory.
    [Michigan, Cass, Enumeration District #14-3]
    Noted in the 1930 Federal Census at age 69 living in Dowagiac, Cass Cty, MI with wife Elizabeth, age 61, daughter Rosamund Delano, age 38, and grandson Fred H. Delano, age 14. Occupation: Heating System Engineer.
    Married by S.L. Hamilton, Minister of the Gospel. The bride's parents witnessed the wedding.
    Michigan, Deaths and Burials Index, 1867-1995 about William H. Hurst
    Name: William H. Hurst
    Birth Date: 17 Sep 1860
    Birth Place: Boston, Mass.
    Death Date: 27 Nov 1941
    Death Place: Cassapolis, Cass Co., Michigan
    Death Age: 81
    Race: White
    Marital Status: Married
    Gender: Male
    Father Name: James Hurst
    Father Birth Place: England
    Mother Name: Sarah Saul
    Mother Birth Place: Ireland
    Spouse Name: Elizabeth Hurst
    FHL Film Number: 1941379
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