Marcellus Cecil McCurry

4 July 1822–20 May 1893 (Age 70)
Butler, Choctaw, Alabama, United States

The Life of Marcellus Cecil

When Marcellus Cecil McCurry was born on 4 July 1822, in Butler, Choctaw, Alabama, United States, his father, William Carey McCurry, was 30 and his mother, Amanda Matilda Black, was 19. He married Barbara Ann Bailes on 6 November 1845. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Justice Precinct 5, Wood, Texas, United States in 1870 and Justice Precinct 1, Bowie, Texas, United States in 1880. He died on 20 May 1893, in Texarkana, Bowie, Texas, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Wamba, Bowie, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Marcellus Cecil McCurry
Barbara Ann Bailes
Marriage: 6 November 1845
Ophelia Lafayett McCurry
Wilson Columbus McCurry
Mary Jane McCurry
Samuel Pierce McCurry

Spouse and Children

6 November 1845


    Ophelia Lafayett McCurry


    Wilson Columbus McCurry


    Mary Jane McCurry


    Samuel Pierce McCurry


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World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 3

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1826 · Tuscaloosa Becomes Capital

Age 4

In 1826, the capital of Alabama moved from Cahaba to Tuscaloosa. 

Age 24

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

1 Northern Irish and Scottish: variant of McMurray .2 Irish: variant of McCorry .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • M Mc Curry, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Marcellus Mc Curley, "United States Census, 1860"
  • M Mccurry, "United States Census, 1880"

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