Mary J. Curley


The Life of Mary J.

Mary J. Curley was born in 1849 as the daughter of Thomas and Ann. She married Thomas Riley on 12 May 1870, in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States.

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Thomas Riley
Mary J. Curley
Marriage: 12 May 1870

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12 May 1870
Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United States

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Name Meaning

1 Irish: reduced form of McCurley .2 English (of Norman origin): habitational name from any of several places in northern France named Corlay, for example in Côtes-du-Nord and Indre, or possibly from Corlieu, the former name of La Rue Saint Pierre in Oise. Reaney and Wilson suggest also it may have been a variant of the nickname Curlew, after the bird, Anglo-Norman French curleu.

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

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  • Mary J. Curley, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"
  • Mary J. Curley, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Mary J. Curley, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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