George Bartholmew Curry

5 June 1801–15 September 1876 (Age 75)
Pittsylvania, Virginia, United States

The Life 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 "Polly" Wilcox on 25 June 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 5 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
1801–1876
Mary "Polly" Wilcox
1801–1885
Marriage: 25 June 1820
James Wilcox Curry
1821–1906
Mary Jane Curry
1823–1890
Rev. John A. Curry
1830–1886
Susan E Curry
1838–1916
Rev. Henry Preston Curry
1824–1913
Pleasant G Curry
1826–1854
William A. Curry
1828–1904
Nancy Ann Curry
1832–1895
Lucretia Curry
1834–1900
Elizabeth Curry
1835–1918
Sarah H. Curry
1839–1919
Esther Caroline Curry
1841–1918
Orenda Curry
1846–1860

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
25 June 1820
Green, Kentucky, United States
children

(13)

    Male1821–1906Male

    Mary Jane Curry

    Female1823–1890Female

    Rev. Henry Preston Curry

    Male1824–1913Male

    Pleasant G Curry

    Male1826–1854Male

    William A. Curry

    Male1828–1904Male

+8 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

World Events (8)

1812 · Monumental Church Built

Age 11

The Monumental Church was built between 1812-1814 on the sight where the Richmond Theatre fire had taken place. It is a monument to those that died in the fire.
1818

Age 17

Illinois is the 21st state.
1824 · """Mary Randolph Publishes """"The Virginia Housewife"""""""

Age 23

“The Virginia Housewife” was published by Mary Randolph. It was the first cookbook published in America. 

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)

  • Geo Curry, "United States Census, 1860"
  • George Curry, "Illinois State Census, 1855"
  • George Curry, "United States Census, 1850"

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