John Martin Curry

18 March 1886–September 1963 (Age 77)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of John Martin

When John Martin Curry was born on 18 March 1886, in Pennsylvania, United States, his father, John Curry, was 52 and his mother, Elizabeth Brown, was 38. He had at least 2 sons and 2 daughters with Georgia Wolfe. He lived in Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900 and North Belle Vernon, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States for about 30 years. He died in September 1963, at the age of 77, and was buried in North Belle Vernon, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Martin Curry
Georgia Wolfe
Velma Elizabeth Curry
Edward Curry
Anna Curry
John W Curry

Spouse and Children




    Edward Curry


    Anna Curry


    John W Curry


Parents and Siblings


    Elizabeth Brown




World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 19

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 21

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Comhraidhe, ‘descendant of Comhraidhe’, a personal name of uncertain meaning.2 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Corra ( see Corr ).3 Scottish and northern English: variant of Currie .

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

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Sources (3)

  • John Curry in household of Jane Fields, "United States Census, 1920"
  • John M Curry in household of Jennie E Fields, "United States Census, 1910"
  • John M Curry, "United States Census, 1930"

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