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Re: Hurst's from Georgia
In Response To: Re: Hurst's from Georgia ()

Hi Barbara,

As I mentioned in my original post, I have no information about the Hurst slaves, other than ages from the slave schedule. I was told that my ancestor Willis died intestate when I requested a copy of his probate records. The only solid information I have about the Hursts involves my family. If there is anything I have, though, that you feel will help you, if you recognize a name, or think one of my relatives is connected to your family, let me know and I will try to help. Here is a list of descendants from my direct line:

First Generation
1. John J. HURST was born 1760/1770 in Duplin Co., NC. He died 30 Sep 1831 in Burke Co., GA/Hamilton Co., FL.
John married (1) Elizabeth BLITCH "Betty" on 22 Jan 1808 in Burke Co., GA. Betty was born estimated 1776 in Effingham Co., GA. She died after 1860 in Burke Co., GA.
They had the following children:

2 F i. Elizabeth HURST was born about 1809 in GA.
Elizabeth married Robert J. DIXON. Robert was born 13 Jul 1805 in Waynesboro, Burke Co., GA. He died 1865.
+ 3 M ii. Willis S. HURST was born 1811 and died 1851/1859.
+ 4 M iii. George Washington Peavins HURST Sr. was born 12 Feb 1813 and died 14 Dec 1895.
+ 5 M iv. John HURST was born calculated 1816.

6 F v. Rosanna HURST was born calculated 1818 in GA.
+ 7 M vi. Charles Blitch HURST was born 25 Aug 1824 and died 1866/1870.
John also married (2) Elizabeth HEATH "Betty" calculated 1787 in Duplin Co., NC. Betty was born in NC. She died before 1808 in Burke Co., GA.
They had the following children:

8 M vii. William HURST was born about 1790/1794 in Duplin Co., NC.
William married (1) Lucretia WILLIAMS.
William also married (2) Levicy LEGGETT on 24 Jul 1856 in Burke Co., GA.

9 F viii. Christiana HURST was born 1793 in Duplin Co., NC.
+ 10 M ix. Major HURST was born 4 Feb 1795 and died 1 Nov 1846.
+ 11 M x. Henry HURST was born 1798 and died 1861.
+ 12 M xi. Bryant HURST was born 1797/1798 and died Post 1850.
+ 13 M xii. William Daniel HURST Sr. was born 1801 and died 1866.

14 M xiii. Rev. Napoleon Bonaparte HURST was born 1806 in Burke Co., GA. He died in Screven Co., GA.
Napoleon married Dora Ann LAMBERT on 7 Nov 1848 in Burke Co., GA. Dora was born 1828 in Screven Co., GA.
+ 15 M xiv. Needham B. HURST was born calculated 1798 and died 1865.

Second Generation
3. Willis S. HURST (John J.) was born 1811 in Effingham Co., GA. He died 1851/1859 in Nr. Sardis, Burke Co., GA.
Willis married (1) Sarah BOLTON on 3 Feb 1829 in Burke or Screven Co., GA. Sarah was born calculated 1811 in Prob. Screven Co., GA. She died 1841/1845 in Burke Co., GA.
They had the following children:

16 F i. Georgianna HURST "Jincy?" was born 1831/1832 in Burke Co., GA.

17 M ii. John Blitch HURST was born 1833/1834 in Burke Co., GA. He died after 1850.
+ 18 M iii. William HURST was born 1835.

19 F iv. Verlinda HURST was born 1836 in Burke Co., GA.

20 F v. Unknown HURST was born 1837/1840 in Burke Co., GA. She died before 1850 in Burke Co., GA.
+ 21 M vi. Seaborn Eugene HURST was born 30 Apr 1841 and died 9 Jul 1924.
Willis also married (2) Margaret P. MOBLEY on 1 Jul 1846 in Burke Co., GA. Margaret was born 29 Dec 1823 in GA. She died 18 Dec 1909 in Effingham Co., GA.
4. George Washington Peavins HURST Sr. (John J.) was born 12 Feb 1813 in Effingham Co., GA. He died 14 Dec 1895 in Sardis, Burke Co., GA and was buried Dec 1895 in Sardis Baptist Church Cemetery, Sardis, Burke Co., GA.
George married Margaret Ann COUTTEAU. Margaret was born 5 Jan 1816 in Burke Co., GA. She died 25 Apr 1904 in Sardis, Burke Co., GA and was buried Apr 1904 in Sardis Baptist Church Cemetery, Sardis, Burke Co., GA.
They had the following children:
+ 22 F i. Mary Ann Elizabeth HURST was born 12 Sep 1834 and died 1 May 1922.

23 M ii. George Washington Peavins HURST Jr. was born 1837 in Burke Co., GA. He died 2 Jul 1863 in Gettysburg, PA.
George served in the military Priv later promoted to 2nd LT. Co. D 2nd Inf Regt. GA, CSA Killed at Gettysburg. from 4 Mar 1862 to 2 Jul 1863.
George married A. E. MCGORORY calculated 1861.

24 M iii. Francis Marion HURST was born 1840 in Burke Co., GA. He died after 1861.
+ 25 F iv. Joanna L. HURST was born 2 Aug 1843 and died 25 Aug 1927.

26 F v. Margaret Ann HURST "Maggie" was born 12 Mar 1846 in Burke Co., GA. She died 11 Feb 1924 in Burke Co., GA.
Maggie married Leonidas M. PARNELL. Leonidas was born 31 Dec 1846 in Burke Co., GA. He died 19 Jan 1889 in Burke Co., GA.
+ 27 M vi. Thomas Jefferson HURST was born 15 Nov 1848 and died 22 Jan 1910.
+ 28 M vii. Charles William HURST was born 12 Apr 1851 and died 11 Apr 1914.
+ 29 F viii. Martha Ann Eugenia HURST was born 9 Jun 1854 and died 21 Aug 1940.
5. John HURST (John J.) was born calculated 1816 in GA.
John married Dora.
They had the following children:

30 M i. Thomas HURST was born calculated 1848.

31 F ii. Sarah E. HURST was born calculated 1850.
7. Charles Blitch HURST (John J.) was born 25 Aug 1824 in Effingham Co., GA. He died 1866/1870 in GA.
Charles married Dora Ann UNKNOWN. Dora was born calculated 1827 in GA.
They had the following children:

32 M i. Thomas HURST was born 1842 in Burke Co., GA.

33 F ii. Sarah E. HURST was born 1849 in Burke Co., GA.
Sarah married C.J. GODBEE on 25 Dec 1870 in Burke Co., GA.

34 F iii. Emma V. HURST was born 1854/1855 in Burke Co., GA.

35 F iv. Rosana R. HURST "Rosa" was born 1857/1858 in Burke Co., GA.

36 F v. Tulula HURST was born 1860/1861 in GA.

37 F vi. Julia HURST was born 1862/1863 in GA.

38 F vii. Annie HURST was born 1866/1867 in GA.
10. Major HURST (John J.) was born 4 Feb 1795 in Duplin Co., NC. He died 1 Nov 1846 in Itawamba Co., MS.
Major married Clarissa ELLISTON on 4 Feb 1813. Clarissa was born 1 Jul 1796 in Burke Co., GA. She died 1 Feb 1882 in Russellville, Franklin Co., AL.
They had the following children:
+ 39 M i. William Robert HURST was born 4 Oct 1818 and died 4 Mar 1903.
+ 40 M ii. John HURST was born 1 Jun 1816 and died 26 Jul 1897.
+ 41 F iii. Mary HURST was born calculated 1814.
11. Henry HURST (John J.) was born 1798 in Burke Co., GA. He died 1861 in Russellvile, Franklin Co., AL.
Henry married Mary AUSTIN. Mary was born 1805 in TN. She died calculated 1870.
They had the following children:
+ 42 M i. Richard Dickerson HURST was born 9 Apr 1827 and died 1902.

43 M ii. John HURST was born 1827 in Russellvile, Franklin Co., AL.
John married Cynthia J. ASKEW. Cynthia was born 1828.
+ 44 M iii. William Barker HURST was born 7 Oct 1831 and died May 1916.

45 F iv. Jane HURST was born 1834 in Russellvile, Franklin Co., AL.
+ 46 M v. Henry W. HURST was born 11 Oct 1838 and died after 1900.
+ 47 M vi. George Washington HURST was born 1838.

48 M vii. Franklin HURST was born 1840 in Russellvile, Franklin Co., AL.

49 F viii. Clarissa HURST was born 1848 in Russellvile, Franklin Co., AL. She died 20 Sep 1873 in MS.
Clarissa married Joseph Alexander LEE on 21 Feb 1866 in Russellvile, Franklin Co., AL.

50 F ix. Elizabeth HURST "Betty" was born 1851 in Russellvile, Franklin Co., AL.
Betty married W. R. HOOKER.
12. Bryant HURST (John J.) was born 1797/1798 in Duplin Co., NC. He died Post 1850 in Hamilton Co., FL.
Bryant married Jerrusha UNKNOWN. Jerrusha was born calculated 1800 in GA.
They had the following children:

51 F i. Elizabeth HURST was born 1835 in Thomas Co., GA.

52 M ii. Thomas HURST was born 1837 in Thomas Co., GA.
13. William Daniel HURST Sr. "Daniel" (John J.) was born 1801 in Duplin Co., NC. He died 1866 in Blackshear, Pierce Co., GA.
Daniel married (1) Mariah ROBERTS on 19 Apr 1824 in Screven Co., GA. Mariah was born 1802. She died calculated 1830 in Thomas Co., GA.
They had the following children:
+ 53 M i. Isaac William HURST was born 1825.

54 M ii. Augustus G. HURST was born 1826 in Screven Co., GA.
Daniel also married (2) Jemima ROLLINS calculated 1833 in Thomas Co., GA. Jemima was born calculated 1815 in GA. She died 1878 in Appling Co., GA.
They had the following children:

55 F iii. Rebecca HURST was born 1834. She died about 1928.
+ 56 M iv. Daniel HURST Jr. was born 14 Feb 1836 and died 26 Feb 1910.

57 F v. Sarah HURST was born 1838.

58 F vi. Mary Jane HURST was born 1842. She died before 1937.

59 F vii. Adorance Ann HURST "Dora" was born 1847.

60 F viii. Emily Jane HURST was born 1848 in Burke Co., GA. She died before 1943.
Emily married (1) James DRAWDY.
Emily also married (2) Henry LEE.
+ 61 M ix. Needham Nathaniel HURST was born 31 Jan 1851 and died 16 Mar 1922.

62 M x. John F. HURST was born 1852. He died before 1943.
John married Mary CASON. Mary was born 1853 in Appling Co., GA.

63 F xi. Martha R. HURST was born 1856.
15. Needham B. HURST (John J.) was born calculated 1798 in Effingham Co., GA. He died 1865 in Screven Co., GA.
Needham married Mary Ann DICKEY "Polly". Polly was born 1801/1802 in GA. She died Post 1880 in Screven Co., GA.
They had the following children:
+ 64 M i. Joseph Wallace HURST was born calculated 1831.

65 F ii. Mary Ann HURST was born 1831/1832 in Screven Co., GA.

66 M iii. Robert HURST was born calculated 1834.

67 F iv. Sarah Ann HURST was born 1833/1834 in Screven Co., GA. She died after 1880.
+ 68 M v. James Andrew HURST was born 3 Jan 1836 and died 13 Apr 1905.

69 M vi. Samuel E. HURST was born 1839.
Samuel married Ann MCCOY "Nancy". Nancy was born 1840.

70 F vii. Ann HURST "Nancy" was born 8 Jul 1841 in GA. She died 12 Mar 1909.
Nancy married William M. LARISEY. William was born 25 Mar 1837. He died 7 Apr 1912.

71 F viii. Janette HURST "Jincy" was born 1843/1844 in GA.

72 F ix. Martha HURST was born calculated 1845.

73 M x. Patrick HURST was born 1847.

74 F xi. Jane E. HURST was born Nov 1855.
+ 75 M xii. John HURST was born 1825/1835 and died after 1880.


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