John Thomas Hurst

b. 24 June 1888, d. 16 January 1968
  • John Thomas Hurst was born on 24 June 1888 in Anderson, Grimes County, Texas.
  • He was known as Thomas.
  • He married Lizzie Kennard, daughter of John Henry Kennard and Hattie Brown, on 8 April 1913 in Grimes County, Texas.
  • John Thomas Hurst and Lizzie Kennard appeared in the US federal census of 1 April 1930 in Anderson, Grimes County, Texas, living next to Lizzie's sister Stella Thomas, and not far from her brother George and mother.. Other members of the household included John Kennard Hurst.
  • He was a merchant, according to the 1930 census.
  • John Thomas Hurst and Lizzie Kennard appeared in the US federal census of 1 April 1940 in Anderson, Grimes County, Texas. Other members of the household included John Kennard Hurst.
  • He was self-employed as a merchant of general merchandise, according to the 1940 census.
  • On the occasion of their 50th wedding anniversary celebration held during December 1946 in Navasota, William and Lizzie Hurst Wood were photographed with their brothers and sisters who attended the event.
  • John Thomas Hurst became a widower at the 1964 death of his wife Lizzie Kennard.
  • He officially witnessed the death of Lizzie Kennard on 24 October 1964 in Anderson, Grimes County, Texas.
  • John Thomas Hurst died on 16 January 1968 at age 79 in Anderson, Grimes County, Texas, . His death was officially witnessed by John Kennard Hurst.
  • He was buried at Odd Fellows Cemetery in Anderson, Grimes County, Texas.
  • A single grave marker identifies the graves of John Thomas Hurst and Lizzie Kennard.
  • Last Edited: 14 Jan 2016

Family: Lizzie Kennard b. 28 July 1885, d. 24 October 1964