John Martin Curry

Brief Life History 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 H 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
1886–1963
Georgia Wolfe
1896–1959
Velma Elizabeth Curry
1919–1998
Edward Curry
1921–1921
Anna Curry
1923–1940
John W Curry
1936–2012

Sources (11)

  • John Curry in household of Jane Fields, "United States Census, 1920"
  • John M. Curry, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"
  • John Martin Curry, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

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

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

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

Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Comhraidhe, ‘descendant of Comhraidhe’, a personal name of uncertain meaning.

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Corra (see Corr ).

Scottish and northern English: variant of Currie .

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

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