The HURST Family

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JAMES HURST (d. by 1657)
PATIENCE HURST (d. 1648), wife of Henry Cobb

First Generation



James Hurst signed his will on 10 Dec 1657. He mentions his wife "Gartend" and his Cobb grandchildren. [Ref]

Children of James Hurst:

  1. Patience Hurst died in 1648. She married Henry Cobb.

Second Generation


Parents: James Hurst

Patience Hurst was buried on 4 May 1648 in Scituate. The minister wrote that she was the first person to be buried in the new burying place at their meeting house. [Ref] She married Henry Cobb. [Ref]

Goodman Cobb and his wife were among the original members of the first church in Scituate, joining on 8 Jan 1634. [Ref]


Gates, Horatio, The Aikens Monograph, privately printed, no date.

Otis, Amos, trans., "Scituate and Barnstable Church Records," New England Historical and Genealogical Register 9, 1855, 279-287; 10,1856, 37-43, 345-351.

Winsor, Justin, "Abstract of the Earliest Wills in the Probate Office, Plymouth," New England Historical and Genealogical Register, various issues.