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Elizabeth M. Hurd

Elizabeth M. Hurd

Female 1842 - Aft 1940  (> 99 years)

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  • Name Elizabeth M. Hurd 
    Born 7 Jan 1842  Delaware, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Died Aft 1940  New Jersey, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I2612  Simon and Related Families | Descendants of John Clark, Descendants of William Hurd (died after 1778)
    Last Modified 8 Jan 2019 

    Father Thomas Hurd,   b. Abt 1810, Delaware, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Sep 1865, Murderkill Hundred, Kent County, Delaware, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 55 years) 
    Mother Ann Clark,   b. Aug 1819, Sandtown, Kent County, Delaware, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Apr 1907, New Castle County, Delaware, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 87 years) 
    Married 19 Jul 1837  Kent County, Delaware, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F810  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family John W. Branson,   b. Jun 1836, New Jersey, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 1920, Camden, Camden County, New Jersey, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 83 years) 
    Married 24 Jul 1872  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Viola Branson,   b. 27 Jun 1877, New Jersey, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1930  (Age > 54 years)
     2. Howard Branson,   b. 18 Jul 1880, Camden, Camden County, New Jersey, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Mar 1949, New Jersey, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
     3. Ellen Branson,   b. Abt 1882, New Jersey, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 8 Jan 2019 
    Family ID F813  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Hurd, Elizabeth
    Elizabeth Hurd, circa 1860.
    Photograph from collection of Catherine Baynard Hurd Dolan, who identified it as being her aunt, Elizabeth Hurd. Sepia print measures 5 cm by 8.5 cm and is mounted on cardboard. Original in possession of Catherine Dolan Simon.
    Branson, Howard | Hurd, Effa | Hurd, Elizabeth
    Branson, Howard | Hurd, Effa | Hurd, Elizabeth
    Howard Branson and his second wife Effa Hurd Branson, and Howard's mother Elizabeth Hurd Branson. Photo provided by Allen and Althea Clark.

  • Notes 
    • BIRTH:
      Birth date given in family records written down by Irene (Rena) Hurd.
      Month and year given as January 1843 in 1900 U.S. Census for New Jersey, Camden County, Vol. 9, E.D. 68, Sheet 13, Line 87. State of birth given as Delaware.
      Roughly consistent with age (9 years) in 1850 U.S. Census for Delaware, Kent County, page 264 B, line 35. State of birth given as Delaware. Enumerated as Elizabeth Herd with parents, Thomas and Ann Herd.
      Consistent with age (18 years) in 1860 U.S. Census for Delaware, Kent County, page 283, line 16. Enumerated with parents. State of birth given as Delaware.
      Consistent with age (28 years) in 1870 U.S. Census for Delaware, Kent County, page 101B, line 23. State of birth given as Delaware. Enumerated as Elizabeth H. Hurd, domestic servant in household of Stephen and Mary D. Simkins, in Felton, Delaware.
      Consistent with age (30 years) in "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q281-QDK7); citing Marriage, Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, various county courts and registers, Pennsylvania; FHL microfilm 1,765,398.
      Consistent with age (38 years) in 1880 U.S. Census for New Jersey, Camden County, page 374A, line 9. State of birth given as Delaware. Enumerated as Lizzie Branson, with husband John Branson and daughter Viola.
      Roughly consistent with age (67 years) in 1910 U.S. Census for New Jersey, Camden County, E.D. 48, Sheet 2A, Line 17. State of birth given as Delaware. Enumerated as Elizabeth Branson, with husband John W. Branson, and daughters Viola and Ellen. Record states that she is the mother of 5 children, 2 of which were still alive in 1910. There is some inconsistency, as there are three known surviving children, but only two of whom are living with her.
      Roughly consistent with age (77 years) in 1920 U.S. Census for New Jersey, Camden County, Vol. 16, E.D. 85, Sheet 8, Line 30.
      Roughly consistent with age (89 years) given in 1930 U.S. Census for New Jersey, Camden County, E.D. 63, Sheet 16B, Line 95. State of birth given as Delaware. Enumerated with son, daughter-in-law, and grandson.
      Consistent with age (98 years) given in 1940 U.S. Census for New Jersey, Camden County, E.D. 22-108, Sheet 9A, Line 24. State of birth given as Delaware. Enumerated with son, daughter-in-law, and grandson.

      DEATH:
      Still alive at the time of the 1940 U.S. Census.
      Both Catherine Dolan Simon and Margaret Dolan Callaghan remember visiting Elizabeth Branson in the 1930s in Camden, New Jersey.


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