Herbert Elwood Curl

9 October 1882–November 1962 (Age 80)
New Jersey, United States

The Life of Herbert Elwood

When Herbert Elwood Curl was born on 9 October 1882, in New Jersey, United States, his father, Matthias K Curl, was 39 and his mother, Harriet Emma Bryan, was 32. He had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Anna Elizabeth. He lived in Irvington, Essex, New Jersey, United States in 1935 and Bloomfield, Essex, New Jersey, United States in 1940. He died in November 1962, in New Jersey, United States, at the age of 80.

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Herbert Elwood Curl
Anna Elizabeth
Mildred M Curl
Edward Curl

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    Edward Curl


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World Events (8)


Age 4

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Age 12

Mary Philbrook was the first woman in New Jersey to become a lawyer. She had applied for admission to the New Jersey Bar in 1894, but was rejected because the New Jersey Court stated that women were not vested with any right to be attorneys. Mary lobbied with the Jersey City Woman's Club for an update to the law, which was passed in 1895 and allowed women to become lawyers. Mary Philbrook was the first woman to be admitted after the law change.

Age 21

The Public Service Corporation (PSC) was formed on May 6, 1903. The company began as a merger of a power company with four different trolley companies. PSC would ultimately combine with over 400 other companies.

Name Meaning

English: nickname for a man with curly hair, from Middle English crull(e), curl(e) ‘curly (hair)’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Herbert Curl, "New Jersey State Census, 1915"
  • Herbert C Curl, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Herbert E Carl, "United States Census, 1920"

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