Erdix Tinney Currier

22 May 1819–31 January 1876 (Age 56)
New York, United States

The Life Summary of Erdix Tinney

When Erdix Tinney Currier was born on 22 May 1819, in New York, United States, his father, Abner Currier, was 36 and his mother, Susannah m Porter, was 31. He married Laura Amelia Goodspeed about 1840. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He lived in Kaneville, Kane, Illinois, United States in 1850 and Iowa, United States in 1870. He died on 31 January 1876, in Chickasaw, Iowa, United States, at the age of 56, and was buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Nashua, Chickasaw, Iowa, United States.

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Erdix Tinney Currier
Laura Amelia Goodspeed
Marriage: about 1840
Merritt Currier
Florell Jane Currier
Amelia Currier
Lydia Ballard Currier
Marilla W Currier

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World Events (8)

1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State
Age 8
During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
1832 · Black Hawk War
Age 13
"The Black Hawk War was a brief conflict between the United States and Native Americans led by Black Hawk, a Sauk leader. The war erupted soon after Black Hawk and a group of other tribes, known as the ""British Band"", crossed the Mississippi River, into Illinois, from Iowa Indian Territory in April 1832. Black Hawk's motives were ambiguous, but records show that he was hoping to avoid bloodshed while resettling on tribal land that had been given to the United States in the 1804 Treaty of St. Louis."
1836 · Remember the Alamo
Age 17
Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

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

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

Sources (13)

  • Exdix T Carrier, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Erdix L Currier, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Erdix Curries or Currier in entry for Lydia B Moine, "Minnesota Deaths, 1887-2001"

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