2,183. James Hurst (Married: Gertrude (Geertrud) Bennister (2,184) (Source: Friends of the Pilgrims Series... Early Descendants of Henry Cobb of Barnstable, Massachusetts by Susan E. Roser)
Died: ? Will dated December 1657.
[His siblings, if any, are unknown to this webmaster]
Miscellaneous Information: James' will "names [among others], grandchildren John Cobb, James Cobb, Gershom Cobb, Eliezer Cobb, Mary Dunham (#546), Hannah Cobb and Patience Cobb." Susan E. Roser, author of Early Descendants of Henry Cobb of Barnstable "has a letter dated 1964 from a Miss A.J. Versprille, LL.D, possibly from the Municipal Archives in Leiden, in which a search had been undertaken for James Hurst. The reply was as follows, 'The only record in which James Hurst is mentioned, is in the Poll-tax register. He lived in the alley next to the garden of John Robinson, with wife Geertgen (=Margareth) and two children Jan (=John) and Passchyntgen (=Patience (1,092).' The source given for this information is the 'Poll-tax register 1622, bon Zevenhuizen fol. 37verso'".
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