Elizabeth Edna Creekmore

Brief Life History of Elizabeth Edna

When Elizabeth Edna Creekmore was born on 23 March 1827, in Wayne City, Wayne, Illinois, United States, her father, Elisha Battlestick Creekmore, was 34 and her mother, Margaret M Galbraith, was 19. She married Harbin Wilburn McCurry on 21 January 1842, in Jennings, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 10 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Salt Creek Township, Chautauqua, Kansas, United States in 1880 and Chickasaw Nation Reservation, Murray, Oklahoma, United States in 1900. She died on 15 January 1918, in Ada, Pontotoc, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Rosedale Cemetery, Ada, Pontotoc, Oklahoma, United States.

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Family Time Line

Harbin Wilburn McCurry
Elizabeth Edna Creekmore
Marriage: 21 January 1842
William Worth McCurry
Thomas Creekmore McCurry
Jacob Monroe McCurry
about 1861–1890
Sophronia McCurry
about 1862–1881
Hardin Thomas McCurry
about 1873–
Edward McCurry
Mary McCurry
Samuel Perry McCurry
John Richard McCurry
Arthur W McCurry
Daniel Fletcher McCurry
Nathaniel Albert McCurry

Sources (7)

  • Elizabeth Mccurry in household of Edd Mccurry, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Elizabeth Edna Creekmore McCurry, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Elizabeth Fountain in entry for Nathaniel Albert McCurry, "United States, Social Security Numerical Identification Files (NUMIDENT), 1936-2007"

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.


Historical Boundaries: 1830: Indian Territory, United States 1907: Murray, Oklahoma, United States


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

Name Meaning

English: probably a habitational name from a place in Dorset namedCreekmoor, from Middle English crike ‘creek, inlet’ +more ‘moor, marshy ground’. However, this surname is notfound in current English records.

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

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