Alma B. Hurst1,2,3

ID# 20935, (1878 - 1914)
FatherElijah Hurst4 (26 May 1831 - 21 Oct 1915)
MotherMargaret A. Best4 (19 Jan 1838 - 12 Apr 1929)

Key Events:

Birth: 16 Aug 1878, Missouri5,6,7
Marriage: 12 Sep 1899, Savannah, Andrew Co., Missouri, Oscar B. Bailey (24 Jul 1878 - 1 May 1908)2,8
Marriage: 15 Jun 1913, St. Joseph, Buchanan Co., Missouri, William Joel Wrightsman (23 May 1875 - 17 Sep 1961)9,10
Death: 27 Jul 19145
Burial: Savannah Cemetery, Savannah, Andrew Co., Missouri11
ChartsDescendants of David Dutt/Toot

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     Alma B. Hurst was born on 16 Aug 1878 in Missouri.5,6,7 She appeared on the 1880 Federal Census of Jackson Twp., Andrew Co., Missouri, in the household of her parents, Elijah Hurst and Margaret A. Best.12
     Alma married first Oscar B. Bailey, son of Edward Spotswood Bailey and Virginia Gallaway, on 12 Sep 1899 in Savannah, Andrew Co., Missouri, with Rev. L. B Wiles officating.2,8
     Oscar had moved to Gentry Co. before their marriage, and he and Alma settled there after they were married.13 They appeared on the 1900 Federal Census of Cooper Twp., Gentry Co., Missouri, enumerated 18 Jun 1900, reporting they owned their farm, which was mortgaged. Tim Wrightsman, a farm laborer age 25, was listed as living with them and shown as a servant. Apparently he was working on the farm while Oscar worked at the ice plant. He and Alma married after Oscar's death.14
     Alma moved to St. Joseph after the death of her husband.
     Her husband died on 1 May 1908.5,15 She appeared on the 1910 Federal Census of St. Joseph, Buchanan Co., Missouri, at 2720 Olive St., enumerated 18 Apr 1910, listed in the household of her sister Pink and her husband, Russell C. Pullen.16 She moved to 2901 Lafayette, by 1912.17
     Alma married second William Joel Wrightsman, son of William A. Wrightsman and Euphema Kimbrell, on 15 Jun 1913 in St. Joseph, Buchanan Co., Missouri, with John M. Asbell officiating.9,10
     Alma died on 27 Jul 1914 at age 35.5 She was buried in Savannah Cemetery, Savannah, Andrew Co., Missouri.11

Children:
     Children with Oscar B. Bailey:

Oscar and Alma had no children.18

Children:
     There were no children with William Joel Wrightsman

Citations

  1. [S7051] Elijah Hurst household, 1880 U.S. Census, Andrew Co., Missouri, shows name as Alma Hurst.
  2. [S7049] Oscar B. Bailey and Alma B. Hurst, marriage License, shows date, town, county, state, and officiant.
  3. [S7050] Oscar B. Bailey household, 1900 U.S. Census, Gentry Co., Missouri, shows name as Alma Bailey.
  4. [S7051] Elijah Hurst household, 1880 U.S. Census, Andrew Co., Missouri, shows them apparently living as parent and child.
  5. [S7063] Oscar B. and Alma B. Bailey tombstone, Savannah Cemetery, shows date.
  6. [S7051] Elijah Hurst household, 1880 U.S. Census, Andrew Co., Missouri, shows age 3 and state.
  7. [S7050] Oscar B. Bailey household, 1900 U.S. Census, Gentry Co., Missouri, shows month, year, age 21, and state.
  8. [S7050] Oscar B. Bailey household, 1900 U.S. Census, Gentry Co., Missouri, shows married, 0 years.
  9. [S7053] William J. Wrightsman and Alma Bailey, application for license to marry and marriage License.
  10. [S7063] Oscar B. and Alma B. Bailey tombstone, Savannah Cemetery, shows her as his wife.
  11. [S7063] Oscar B. and Alma B. Bailey tombstone, Savannah Cemetery.
  12. [S7051] Elijah Hurst household, 1880 U.S. Census, Andrew Co., Missouri.
  13. [S7049] Oscar B. Bailey and Alma B. Hurst, marriage License, shows him as a resdent of Stanberry, Gentry Co.
  14. [S7050] Oscar B. Bailey household, 1900 U.S. Census, Gentry Co., Missouri.
  15. [S7052] Russell C. Pullen household, 1910 U.S. Census, Buchanan Co., Missouri, shows his wife as a widow.
  16. [S7052] Russell C. Pullen household, 1910 U.S. Census, Buchanan Co., Missouri.
  17. [S4468] R. L. Polk & Co.'s St. Joseph City Directory, 1912, pg 89.
  18. [S7052] Russell C. Pullen household, 1910 U.S. Census, Buchanan Co., Missouri, shows her as the mother of no children.