Mary Frances McCurdy

19 January 1866–29 December 1960 (Age 95)
Fort Loudon, Peters Township, Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Mary Frances

When Mary Frances McCurdy was born on 19 January 1866, in Fort Loudon, Peters Township, Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Robert Calvin McCurdy, was 29 and her mother, Martha Ann Eiker, was 27. She married George W. Giles on 24 March 1891, in Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Mifflin Township, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900 and Munhall, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States in 1910. She died on 29 December 1960, in Clairton, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 94, and was buried in Munhall, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States.

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George W. Giles
Mary Frances McCurdy
Marriage: 24 March 1891
Ruth McCurdy Giles
George Wiliam Giles Jr
Robert Hamilton Giles

Spouse and Children

24 March 1891
Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States


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World Events (8)

1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 1

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.
1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 11

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 30

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish (County Antrim): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Mhuircheartaigh, a patronymic from Muircheartach, a personal name composed of the elements muir ‘sea’ + ceartach ‘ruler’, hence ‘skilled seaman’. Compare Moriarty .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Fanny McCurdy in household of Robert McCurdy, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Fannie Giles in household of George W Giles, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Fanny M Giles in household of George W Giles, "United States Census, 1900"

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