Hurry 6 Descendants
Six Descendants of William Hurry, Who Proclaimed America s Independence To World, Will See Liberty Bell In Lincoln Which Famous Ancestor Rang. of cover an Photo by Hauck. Nebraska has six descendants of Â·wrHllam Hurry, who rang tne Liberty Bell at Independence hall, July 4, proclaiming to the world the declaration o f independence of the American colonies from their mother country. England. The six in direct line from the famous bellringer are Mrs. Herbert H. Thompson of Palmyra, Neb., and five children, whose photographs appe ar above. The'man in the picture is Mrs. Thompson's husband. Mrb. Â·Thompson's five children, eight generations removed from their distinguished ancestor, are Alexander, Arthur, Alfred, George and Ried, in the order of their^age. , MrÂ« Thompson is eager to have her children see the Liberty Bell as it passes through Lincoln July 9. made known her desire to ?h e Lincoln Commercial club in a request that reservations be made for them in case there is too largp a crowd present, for all to view the historic hf-irloom. Secretary Whittf-n will not only sec fccr wish is granted but he has extended the family an Invitation lo be fiiiosts of honor-at tho Lincoln Of tho'c-is"t "generations destomlent from William Hurry through the marriage of his daughter to John Ginlcy four generations ,ire now living. The family tree, beginning with Mrs. Thompson, who was Miss Ml Maboi Kleinfclter. reaches back through her to her father. Judge S. Klcinfoltcr. TTr w n u a son of -To.sopu K tcr, whose father was Abner Stetter. Stctter was a son. of one of the four daughters of Mi*. John was o daughter of William Hurry.