George Bartholmew Curry

Male5 June 1801–15 September 1876

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
Susan E 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
Orenda Curry
1846–after 1860

Sources (13)

  • Geo Curry, "United States Census, 1860"
  • George Curry, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • George Curry, "Illinois State Census, 1855"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 July 1820Green, Kentucky, United States
  • Children (13)

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    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.


    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

    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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