James William Curran

October 1856–
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of James William

When James William Curran was born in October 1856, in Pennsylvania, United States, his father, James Curran, was 40 and his mother, Rebecca Ivory, was 33. He married Nellie Mulligan on 24 February 1887, in Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Gaysport, Hollidaysburg, Blair, Pennsylvania, United States in 1860 and The Bronx, New York City, New York, United States in 1900.

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James William Curran
Nellie Mulligan
Marriage: 24 February 1887
Florence Curran
Mattie Curran

Spouse and Children

24 February 1887
Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States


Parents and Siblings




    Allen T. Curran


    William Curran


    John Curren



World Events (8)


Age 7

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 7

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 34

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Corráin or Ó Corraidhín ‘descendant of Corraidhín’, a personal name from a diminutive of corradh ‘spear’. Compare Corr .

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

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Sources (3)

  • James Curran, "United States Census, 1900"
  • James Curren in household of James Curren, "United States Census, 1860"
  • James W Curran in household of James Curran, "United States Census, 1850"

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