Marcellus Cecil McCurry

Male4 July 1822–20 May 1893

Brief Life History 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 31 and his mother, Amanda Matilda Black, was 19. He married Barbara Ann Bailes on 6 November 1845. They were the parents of at least 3 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
Mary Elizabeth Hodges
Marriage: 8 October 1858
Martha Elizabeth McCurry
Daniel D McCurry
about 1875–1901
William Andrew McCurry
John M. McCurry
James A McCurry
Simon McCurry
Peter McCurry
Elijah McCurry
Ruth Elizabeth McCurry
about 1873–

Sources (9)

  • M Mc Curry, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Marcellus McCurry, "Texas, County Marriage Index, 1837-1977"
  • Marcellus McCurry, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 October 1858Wood, Texas, United States
  • Children (9)

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    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.


    Age 18

    Historical Boundaries: 1840: Bowie, Republic of Texas 1845: Bowie, Texas, United States


    Age 24

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

    Name Meaning

    Irish (northern) and Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Mhuireadhaigh, a lenited variant of McMurray . This surname was probably brought to Ireland from Scotland.

    Irish: variant of McCorry .

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

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