Submitted by Dollie Blazek. The star indicates her direct line.

Josiah Hurt was born about 1771 in Prince Edward County, Virginia. His ancestry:

William Hurt, Senior
. . John Hurt
. . . William the elder
. . . . . Benjamin Hurt
. . . . . . . Josiah Hurt

Josiah married Elizabeth Young, born about 1775 in Prince Edward County, the daughter of Henry Young. Josiah died about January 15, 1818. Elizabeth is buried in Robertson County Tennessee. I do not know the date of her death. As far as I know, they had 11 children.

Josiah and Elizabeth Hurt's Children

*Benjamin Hurt-m-Elizabeth Castleman
John Hurt-m-Jane Wright
William Hurt-m-Miriah Brown
Josiah Hurt Jr. -m-Mary Baker
Henry Hurt-m-Elizabeth Wright
Forrester Hurt-no more information
Sandifer Hurt-no more information
Elizabeth Hurt-m-John Binkley
Judith Hurt-m-John Wright
Martha Hurt-no more information
Sarah Hurt-m-Elisha Wilson

Benjamin Hurt was born March 19, 1800 in Virginia. He married Elizabeth Castleman on November 15, 1821, in Davidson County, Tennessee. She was the daughter of John Castleman Jr. and was born October 13, 1802. Aside from being a farmer, Benjamin was the postmaster at the Stewart's Ferry post office in Donelson Tennessee. The Castleman Family was instrumental in helping to discover Nashville and also in defending Nashville in the Indian wars. Benjamin died February 15, 1859 and Elizabeth died in 1868 They had nine children that I know of (I have a copy of Benjamin and Elizabeth's marriage license if you would like a copy of it.)

Benjamin and Elizabeth Hurt's Children

Ira Hurt (b 1825)-m-Missouri Obrient
*John Hurt (b 1 828)-m-Martha Buchanan Wright
Laura Hurt(b 1829)-m-Samuel Wright
Joseph Hurt (b 1831 )-m-Margaret Marsh
Sarah Hurt (b 1835)-m-Alfred Wright
William Hurt (b 1837)-no more information
Benjamin Hurt jr. (b 1839)-no more information
Almeda Hurt-no more information
Milton Hurt-m-Florida Hays

John Hurt was born January 27, 1828 in Davidson County Tennessee. He married Martha Buchanan Wright on January 10, 1853 in Davidson County Tennessee. She was the daughter of William Harper Wright and Polly Steele Wright. She was born March 3, 1833. John died September 4, 1913 and Martha died December 22, 1917. Both are buried in Mt. Juliet Cemetery in Mt. Juliet, Tennessee. They had nine children. (I have their marriage license also if you want it.)

John and Martha Hurt's Children

Mary Jane Hurt(b 1854)-m-George Benson
Almeda Hurt (b 1851)-m-Pleasant Binkley
Sarah Porter Hurt (b 1857)-m-E. W. McWhirter
Morgan Hurt (b 1861)-m-Marnie Chandler
Martha Mattie Hurt (b 1864)-m-Will Wright
Benjamin Lewis Hurt (b 1865)-m-Daisy Johnson
James Hurt (b 1869)-m-Helen Leake
*Thomas Henry Hurt (b 1872)-m-Katie Lee Gleaves
Maggie Hurt-died in infancy

Thomas Henry Hurt was born in August 1872. On September 17, 1892 he married Katie Lee Gleaves. She was the daughter of William Carroll Gleaves and Delilah Baker Gleaves. She was born in May 1877 in Davidson County Tennessee. Thomas died in 1926 and Katie died during childbirth in 1904. Both are Buried in Clements Cemetery in Hermitage, Tennessee. They had 5 children. The child Katie was having when she died did not survive. (These are my great-grandparents and I have their marriage license also.)

Thomas and Katie Hurt's Children

*Virgil Edmond Hurt-m-Anna Jessie Naomi Blazer
Almeda Gertrude Hurt-m-Clifford Pride
Brucie Johnson Hurt-m-James Kay
Herman Hardison Hurt-never married
Lawrence Hurt-died a young child

Virgil Edmond Hurt was born June 19, 1892 in Davidson County Tennessee. On September 26, 1919 he married Anna Jessie Naomi Blazer. She was called Naomi and she was the daughter of James Blazer and Sarah Young Blazer. She was born March 19,1903 in Williamson County Tennessee. She died May 24, 1963 at her home in Hermitage.

Virgil died January 14, 1988 in Hermitage Tennessee. Both are buried in Clements Cemetery in Hermitage Tennessee. They had 10 children (one was stillborn). These are my grandparents. They had 10 children, 25 grandchildren, around 65 great grandchildren and 1 or 2 great-great grandchildren and still counting.

Virgil and Naomi Hurt's Children

Ruth Lee Hurt (b 1920)-never married
Harold Hurt (b 1921)-died as a child
James Edmond Hurt (1923-1995)-m-Edna Ruth McCord
Mary Katherine Hurt (b 1925)-m-Charlie Thompson
*Chester Blazer Hurt (1926-1994)-m


Descendants of Josiah Hurt