Name origin: From Saxon word signifying a wood, a grove.

James Hurst (Deacon)

b.1590 of Plymouth, MA; s/o parents ukn
d.aft.Dec. 10, 1657 Scituate, MA
m.Oct. 4, 1608 Barstable, MA Catherine Garteud
b.1589 England
d.1670 Plymouth, MA

CHILDREN included:

  1. Patience Hurst b.1611 Barnstable, MA d.May 4, 1648 Situate, MA bur.Barnstable, MA m.1632 Situate, MA Henry Cobb
  2. William Hurst b.abt.1612 Plymouth, MA

From Directory of the Ancestral Heads of New England Families 1620-1700 by Holmes: JAMES, tanner, erected first tannery at Plymouth, Mass., 1640, one of the original purchasers Dartmouth, Mass.

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