Frances A. Currier

Femaleabout 1849–

Brief Life History of Frances A.

When Frances A. Currier was born about 1849, in New York, United States, her father, Nathan Porter Currier, was 31 and her mother, Frances A. Cook, was 25. She lived in Perry, Perry, Wyoming, New York, United States in 1860 and Lockport, Niagara, New York, United States in 1865.

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Nathan Porter Currier
Frances A. Cook
Frances A. Currier
about 1849–
Carrie Adele Currier
Edward Nathan Currier

Sources (3)

  • Adalaid Currier in household of W P Currier, "New York State Census, 1865"
  • Francis A Currier in household of N P Currier, "United States Census, 1860"

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World Events (8)


Age 14

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 14

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 32

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a person who dressed leather after it was tanned, from Middle English curr(e)iour (Old French conreeur ‘currier’).

Americanized form of French Caillé (see Caille 3) and Carrière (see Carriere ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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