Martin Curry

about 1840–13 May 1864 (Age 24)
Bath, Virginia, United States

The Life of Martin

When Martin Curry was born about 1840, in Bath, Virginia, United States, his father, Joseph Curry, was 36 and his mother, Sarah Cheatham, was 38. He lived in Monterey, Highland, Virginia, United States in 1850. He died on 13 May 1864, in Bath, Virginia, United States, at the age of 24.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Curry
1804–1880
Sarah Cheatham
1802–
Rachel Curry
1834–1855
Martha Curry
1838–
Martin Curry
1840–1864
Sidney Curry
1846–
Nancy Curry
1836–
Morgan Curry
1844–1926
Mary A Curry
1847–1914

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (6)

1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

Age 4

In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.
1846

Age 6

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1847 · Hollywood Cemetery Established

Age 7

Hollywood Cemetery was established in 1847 in Richmond Virginia. This is where Presidents James Monroe and John Tyler are buried. During the Civil War it became the largest military interments and a large section dedicated to military burials. Jefferson Davis a well known Confederate is also buried here. Many other notable people are also buried here.

Name Meaning

Irish: Curam, care (applied in Irish to all over whom one has charge), and eac, an agent, meaning a supervisor

Sources (3)

  • Martin Curry in household of Joseph Curry, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Martin Curry, "Virginia, Bureau of Vital Statistics, Death Records, 1853-1912"
  • Martin Curry, "Virginia Deaths and Burials, 1853-1912"

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