Brief Life History of Kurr

Kurr was born in United States. She had at least 1 daughter with Lewis Kurr.

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Lewis Kurr
Dora Kurr

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  • Kurr in entry for Dora Kurr, "New Jersey, Births and Christenings, 1660-1980"

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World Events (3)


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.


Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

Name Meaning

German: perhaps of Slavic origin (see 2 below) or a shortened form of Kurrer, a nickname from an agent derivative of Middle High German kurren ‘to grunt’ (see Kurre ).

Perhaps an Americanized form of Polish Kur, a nickname from kur ‘rooster’. See Kurek .

English and Scottish: variant of Curr, a nickname from Middle English curre ‘cur, dog’.

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

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