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Bredstrand, Margaret
MAIDEN NAME: Grier AKA 1: Hurst AKA 2:  AKA 3: 
BORN: 25 Nov 1907 DIED: 9 Feb 1990 BURIED:  ~ Womer Cemetery
BIRTH PLACE:  Bulloch Co, Georgia
DEATH PLACE: Castro Valley, Alameda Co, California

Marriage of Parents – R.E. Grier & Maggie Richardson md 24 Dec 1893, Bulloch co, Georgia

1910 GA CENSUS – Maggie Grier (3y, b Georgia) enumerated with parents Robert (37y, b Georgia, married 16y, occupation farmer) and Maggie (32y, b Georgia, mother of 9 children, 8 living at time of census) and 7 siblings, all born in Georgia), Bertha (15y), Ardelia (13y), Susie (11y), Jackson (10y), Thomas (8y), Mamie (3y) and Marion (12m)

1st MARRIAGE – Wilford Hurst (son of Thomas Hurst & Mary A. Smith) and Maggie Grier (dau of R.E. Grier & Maggie Richardson) md 4 June 1924, Weber co, Utah

1930 UT CENSUS – Maggie Hurst (22y, b Georgia, married at age 16y) enumerated with husband Wilford (30y, b England, immigrated 1903, alien, married at age 25y, occupation laborer) and 3 children, Beulah (4y, b Utah), Donald (2y, b Utah) and Vernon (1y, b Utah)

NOTE – Wilford Hurst died 3 Feb 1936 at Oren, Utah co, Utah [death certificate,]

1940 CA CENSUS – Peggy Hurst (32y, b Georgia) enumerated with 3 children, Beulah (14y, b Utah), Donald (12y, b Utah) and Vern (10y, b Utah); family was living at Ogden, Weber co, Utah in 1935; also with family was lodger Irma Nemo (23y, b Texas, occupation housework, living in same  place in 1935)

DEATH – Maggie Bredstrand, born 25 Nov 1907, Georgia; died 9 Feb 1990, Alameda co, California; father’s name Grier; mother’s maiden name Richardson


Peggy Bredstrand, Nov 25, 1907-Feb 9, 1990

Castro Valley, Calif – Peggy Brestrand, 82, died Friday. A Georgia native, she had lived in California for many years, working as a fraternity housemother as San Jose State University. She spent many summers in Monmouth with her family. She enjoyed cooking and flowers. Survivors include her daughter, Irene B. Doll of Monmouth; and son, Vernon Hurst of Fallon, Nev. Graveside services will begin at 2 pm Tuesday in Womer Cemetery, Pedee. Arrangements are by Bollman mortuary, Dallas.

Statesman Journal, Sunday, February 11, 1990


Peggy Bredstrand

Nov. 25, 1907

Feb. 9, 1990


Georgia Marriage Records (

1910 GA CENSUS (Bulloch co, Dist 1523, ED 14, sheet 14B)

Utah Marriage Records (

1930 UT CENSUS (Davis co, Syracuse, ED 16, sheet 1A)

1940 CA CENSUS (Alameda co, Berkeley, ED 1-86, sheet 9A-B)

California Death Index

SJ, 11 Feb 1990


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