Rev Elijah Hurst

Shenandoah County, Virginia, USA
Death 26 Feb 1816 (aged 58)
Davidson County, Tennessee, USA
Burial Davidson County, Tennessee, USA
Memorial ID 155021179 · View Source
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Elijah was listed in the Overwharton Parish Register, Stafford County, VA as being born to John Hurst and Nancy Nunn. Elijah Hurst appears with his father in tax records prior to 1785, and in tax and other records with his brothers and associated family members, in the late 1780s and early 1790s. Nunns and Breedwells, all familiar names that are connected to John Hurst and his two wives, Nancy Nunn and Elizabeth Breedwell. John Hurst, "Jr." first appears as an adult in Stafford Co. (over the age of 21) as a witness to a mortgage of Thomas Hurst in 1755 (Stafford County,Va. Deeds P:64). Thomas Hurst was the father of Absalom Hurst who was born in 1750 in Overwharton Parish.

In the early 1770s we find John and Absalom Hurst residing on Pass Run a branch of the Great Hawksbill in Dumore Co. (later Shenandoah Co.), Virginia. Their properties on Pass Run adjoined the Breedings and were near Thomas and Wharton Nunn. John and Absalom Hurst, and their older Breeding neighbors, remained for thirty years on Pass Run in Shenandoah Co. until they moved shortly after the turn of the century to Little Reed Island Creek in Wythe Co., Virginia.
He was the son of John "Mill Creek" & Nancy (Nunn) Hurst.

He married Mary Lindsay, 30 Aug 1778, Bedford County, Virginia. He was the father of several children. Among them were;

1. John "Long John" b-1780, m-1st Elizabeth Thompson. m-2nd Sarah Warren, d-Dec 1840, Claiborne Co., TN

2. Elijah b-1785, Shenandoah, Co., VA; He married Margaret Breeding, 1806, Wythe Co., VA

3. Thomas b-

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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Rev Elijah Hurst (16 Feb 1758–26 Feb 1816), Find A Grave Memorial no. 155021179, citing Hurst Graveyard, Davidson County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by SCS (contributor 46547566) .