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
1822–1893
Barbara Ann Bailes
1816–1853
Marriage: 6 November 1845
Ophelia Lafayett McCurry
1848–
Wilson Columbus McCurry
1848–1918
Mary Jane McCurry
1850–
Samuel Pierce McCurry
1853–1930

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
6 November 1845
children

(4)

    Ophelia Lafayett McCurry

    Female1848–Female

    Wilson Columbus McCurry

    Male1848–1918Male

    Mary Jane McCurry

    Female1850–Female

    Samuel Pierce McCurry

    Male1853–1930Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

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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. 
1846

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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