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George P. Hurd

George P. Hurd

Male 1893 - 1958  (65 years)

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  • Name George P. Hurd 
    Born 16 Feb 1893  Odessa, New Castle County, Delaware, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 29 Sep 1958  New Castle, New Castle County, Delaware, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 2 Oct 1958  New Castle, New Castle County, Delaware, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I5260  Simon and Related Families | Descendants of George Hurd (b. 1767)
    Last Modified 13 Jul 2015 

    Father Solomon P. Hurd,   b. 1 Sep 1859, Delaware, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 May 1930, New Castle, New Castle County, Delaware, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Mother Wilhelmina McCool,   b. 15 Mar 1870, Cecilton, Cecil County, Maryland, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jan 1943, Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 24 Mar 1885  Kent County, Delaware, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1715  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 May Isaacs,   b. Abt 1895,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 25 Feb 1917  New Castle, New Castle County, Delaware, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Last Modified 14 Jan 2015 
    Family ID F1758  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Bertha May Martin,   b. 1 Mar 1900, Delaware, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1975, Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 29 Oct 1922  Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Lillian May Hurd,   b. 8 Feb 1923, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 May 2009, Delaware, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
    Last Modified 14 Jan 2015 
    Family ID F1787  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 16 Feb 1893 - Odessa, New Castle County, Delaware, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 Feb 1917 - New Castle, New Castle County, Delaware, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 29 Oct 1922 - Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 29 Sep 1958 - New Castle, New Castle County, Delaware, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 2 Oct 1958 - New Castle, New Castle County, Delaware, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones
    Hurd, George P.
    Hurd, George P.
    Footstone for George P. Hurd in Glebe Cemetery, New Castle, Delaware. Photo taken in 2003 by Robert M. Simon.
    Hurd, George P. | Martin, Bertha
    Hurd, George P. | Martin, Bertha
    Headstone for George P. Hurd and his wife Bertha May Martin, in Glebe Cemetery, New Castle, Delaware. Photo taken in 2003 by Robert M. Simon.

  • Notes 
    • BIRTH:
      Month and year given as January 1894 in 1900 U.S. Census for Delaware, Vol. 5, E.D. 62, Sheet 8, Line 46. State of birth given as Delaware. Enumerated with parents.
      Full date given as 16 February 1893 in Delaware death certificate. Parents named as Solomon P. Hurd and Wilhelmina McCool. Location of birth given as Odessa, Delaware.
      Full date also given on footstone on grave, recorded on 20 July 2003 by Robert Simon.
      Full date roughly consistent with age (16 years) in 1910 U.S. Census for Delaware, New Castle County, E.D. 96, Sheet 7A, Line 42. State of birth given as Delaware. Enumerated as George P. Hurd, with parents Solomon P. and Wilhelmina Hurd.
      Roughly consistent with age (25 years) given in 1920 U.S. Census for Delaware, New Castle County, E.D. 164, Sheet 8A, Line 35. State of birth given as Delaware. Enumerated as George Hurd, divorced, in the household of his brother-in-law Harry Crossland and his wife Lilly Crossland (née Hurd).
      Roughly consistent with age (28 years) given in Delaware marriage certificate no. 1015 (1922) in Delaware Public Archives, Dover, Delaware. State of birth given as Delaware.
      Consistent with age (40 years) in 1940 U.S. Census for Delaware, New Castle County, E.D. 2-36, Sheet 7A, Line 32. State of birth given as Delaware. Enumerated as George R. Hurd, with wife Bertha Hurd and daughter.

      MARRIAGE:
      Marriage to May Isaacs: Full date and location given in Delaware marriage certificate no. 19 (1917), in Delaware Public Archives, Dover, Delaware. Parents of George Hurd named as Solomon P. Hurd and "Wilanna MaCool". Bride was divorced and this was her second marriage. This marriage ended fairly quickly in divorce -- George is listed as divorced in the 1920 U.S. Census.
      Marriage to Bertha May Martin: Full date and location given in Delaware marriage certificate no. 1015 (1922) in Delaware Public Archives, Dover, Delaware. Parents of George R. Hurd named as Solomon and Whilmma (sic) Hurd. Certificate states that this is George Hurd's first marriage, notwithstanding the earlier marriage certificate.

      OCCUPATION:
      Laborer, farm (1920 U.S. Census)
      Laborer, highway department (1940 U.S. Census)
      Deck hand, Delaware and New Jersey Ferry (1958 death certificate)

      MILITARY SERVICE:
      Veteran of World War I, according to death certificate.
      Marriage certificate gives occupation as "soldier & laborer".
      Footstone on grave reads "George P. Hurd, Delaware, Cpl., Co. K, 114 Infantry, World War I"

      ADDRESS:
      New Castle, Delaware (1917 marriage certificate; 1922 marriage certificate)
      Summit-Glasgow Road, Eleventh Representative District, New Castle County, Delaware (1920 U.S. Census)
      932 Young Street, New Castle, Delaware (1940 U.S. Census)
      810 Clayton Street, New Castle, Delaware (1958 death certificate)

      DEATH:
      Full date and location given in Delaware death certificate no. 3067 (1958), in Delaware Public Archives, Dover, Delaware. Cause of death was myocardial infarction. Died at home. Informant was Mrs. George R. Hurd, New Castle, Delaware.
      Full date given on footstone on grave, recorded on 20 July 2003 by Robert Simon.

      BURIAL: Glebe Cemetery, New Castle, Delaware. Date and location from death certificate.
      Tombstone located and recorded on 20 July 2003. It is near the western corner of cemetery.

      OTHER DESCENDANTS: Two other grave markers are adjacent to that of George P. Hurd. The first is for Phillip James Collins, with only one date, 10 February 1988, and an inscription "Forever in our hearts." This appears to be a date of death, but whether this is a grandson or great-grandson is not clear (A known daughter married a Collins). The second is for Mary Elizabeth Hughes, with only one date, 17 February 2002, and an inscription "Our little lamb."


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