KC Ties to William Hurry

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on as to gam- at- yes- Wyan- vouch- TO LIBERTY IUXGEK. BELL Wm. H. Horry Thinks That the Hon-. ored Gentleman Was One of His Ancestors. Mr. William H. Hurry, who conducts a cigar stand Un the Ports mouth building, is of the opinion that the grave recently discovered in an obscure cemetery In Philadelphia, from the headboard of which it was learned that it contained all that was mortal of Wm. Hurry, the man who rang out the glad tidings of liberty from the old. belfry of Independence Hall in 1776, contains a relative of his. . . Mr. Hurry is now a man of 65 years, and nas neen a resident or tnls city since the spring of 1869, coming here from Pennsylvania and settling at the close of the Civil war. Coming as he did from Pennsyl vania, and from near the eastern part of the state, and knowing that his ancestors were soldiers in the patriot army, and prominent in the moulding of the new nation, he feels that he is not overstepping the bounds of probability when he says that Wil liam Hurry, the bell , ringer, must have been an ancestor.- "The Hurrys all came from Ire land," remarked Mr. Hurry to the Globe representative, "and I have never seen or heard of one that was not In some way related to my people, and by reason of the fact that this William Hurry was a Pennsylvanian, a patriot and an Irishman, makes me believe that I am a descendent from the same family." During his residence here, Mr. Hurry has been connected for a number of years with the police department, and only recently opened a cigar stand at his present location. He is widely known, and has many friends in the city. RELATED in - be at

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  1. The Kansas City Kansas Globe,
  2. 08 Jul 1905, Sat,
  3. Page 1

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