George Bartholmew Curry

Brief Life History of George Bartholmew

When George Bartholmew Curry was born on 5 June 1801, in Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States, his father, Bartholomew Curry, was 37 and his mother, Rozanna Slinker, was 35. He married Mary Wilcox on 25 July 1820, in Green, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 8 daughters. He lived in Menard, Illinois, United States for about 10 years. He died on 15 September 1876, in Petersburg, Menard, Illinois, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Rose Hill Cemetery, Petersburg East Number 13 Precinct, Menard, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Bartholmew Curry
Mary Wilcox
Marriage: 25 July 1820
James Wilcox Curry
Mary Jane Curry
Henry Preston Curry
Pleasant G Curry
William A. Curry
John A. Curry
Nancy Ann Curry
Lucretia Curry
Elizabeth Curry
Sarah H. Curry
Esther Caroline Curry
Susan E Curry
Orenda Curry
1846–after 1860

Sources (12)

  • Geo Curry, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Legacy NFS Source: George Bartholmew Curry - Individual or family possessions: birth-name: George Curry
  • George Curry, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

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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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