Rebecca (Sanderson) Hurst

Rebecca Ann (Sanderson) Hurst (1858 - 1935)

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Rebecca Ann Hurst formerly Sanderson
Born in Fort Union, Salt Lake County, Utah, USAmap
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Wife of — married in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, USAmap
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Died in Blanding, San Juan, Utah, United Statesmap
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Rebecca Ann SANDERSON was the third wife of Philip Hurst. They had 10 Children

1.James Martin HURST b: 4 Feb 1876 in Fairview, Sanpete, Utah 2.Julia Ann HURST b: 9 Jul 1878 in Fairview, Sanpete, Utah 3.Albert Leroy HURST b: 22 Mar 1880 in Fairview, Sanpete, Utah 4.Sarah Jane HURST b: 22 Dec 1882 in Fairview, Sanpete, Utah 5.Clarence Ray HURST b: 13 Aug 1884 in Fairview, Sanpete, Utah 6.Guy Randolph HURST b: 20 Oct 1886 in Fairview, Sanpete, Utah 7.Edgar Sparks HURST b: 31 Jul 1888 in Fairview, Sanpete, Utah 8.Ralph HURST b: 16 Mar 1892 in Colonia Dublin, Chihuahua, Mexico 9.John HURST b: 20 May 1894 in Colonia Dublin, Chihuahua, Mexico 10.Ada Rebecca HURST

Blanding, San Juan County, Utah, USA. Buried, Blanding City Cemetery, Blanding, San Juan Co., Utah, USA

BLANDING--Funeral services for Rebecca Ann Sanderson Hurst, 77, Utah pioneer, who died Wednesday of causes incident to age, were conducted Friday afternoon in the LDS Ward Chapel. burial was in the Blanding City Cemtery.

Mrs. Hurst was born January 15, 1858. at Union Fort, Salt Lake County, where she resided for many years, She was married to Phillip Hurat In 1873. the couple making their home In Fairview prior to moving to Colonia, Dublan, Mexico. Mr. Hurst died In tho Mexican City in 1901 and Mrs. Hurst resided there for 18 years. She was a resident of Blanding for 21 years prior to her death.

She was an active member of the LDS Church in Mexico and in Utah. For several years she was a counselor of the Church Relief Society at Blanding.

Surviving are eight sons and daughters, James M. Hurst, Ogden; Julia Hawkins, Lewiston; Albert Hurst, Payson; Sara H. Jones, Verden, N. M.; Ray, Guy and Ralph Hurst. all of Blanding, and Mrs. Ada H. Brown. Ogden, and the following brothers and sisers: Mrs. Julia Turpln, Mrs. Amanda Brady, Mrs. Ada Anderson and Martin Sanderson, all ot Falrvlew; Mrs. Luclnda Sanderson. Burnt Fork, Wyoming and David Sanderson, Hinckley.

Also surviving are 46 grandchildren and 28 great-grandchildren.

-Salt Lake Tribune, May 29, 1935, transcribed by Rhonda Holton


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  • Year: 1870; Census Place: Fairview, Sanpete, Utah Territory; Roll: M593_1612; Page: 38B; Family History Library Film: 553111. 1870 United States Federal Census [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2009. Images reproduced by FamilySearch.

Original data: 1870 U.S. census, population schedules. NARA microfilm publication M593, 1,761 rolls. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.

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