203 1st Ave NE, Waverly, IA 50677

Private Samuel C. Hursh

Private Samuel C. Hursh was born on October 6, 1845 in Ohio and died October 23, 1923 in Crookston, NE.

Samuel C. Hursh entered the Cavalry on August 25, 1863, in Janesville, IA, served during the Civil War era and reached the rank of Private before being discharged on May 17, 1865 in Davenport, IA.

Samuel C. Hursh is buried at Harlington Cemetery in Waverly, Iowa and can be located at 42° 43.000' N 92° 28.175' W

Armed Forces Grave Registration

Born in Ohio. He was a twin brother of Dan Hursh and one of three sets of twins of his fathers family of 12 children. Came to Ia. to Jamesville Ia. previous to the Civil War. Enlisted from Jamesville Ia1 returned home and married Marhta Kinney at Waverly Dec. 6 1869. She was born in Ohio June 7 1844 the fourth child in a family of 10 of /Rev. Kinney a pioneer U.B. circuit Rider minister of this[s] facinity. Of 7 children born to the family 2 died in infancy and another son Arthur died during the World War. In 1932 and his body was brought to Waverl[y] for burial in Harlington Cemetery.

Nebt. not far from Valentine Nebr. Mr Hursh died here in 1923 and was [???] there. His wife died at Crookston Nebr. Aug 21 and the body of her husba[nd] was disintered and returned with that of Mrs. Hursh to be buried besiede that of the son Arthur L. in Harlington Cem. at Waverly Ia.

Brothers and sisters of Sam Hursh were Dan. Andrew Geol John Will Mar who was Mrs. S.C. Beck Mrs. Elsie Chas S ear, Minerva died si[n]gle Carolime (Mrs Miles Chitester) and Mrs Sam Sewell).