James McCurdy

1857–30 January 1911 (Age 54)
Chambersburg, Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of James

When James McCurdy was born in 1857, in Chambersburg, Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, James Reddy McCurdy, was 37 and his mother, Louisa Ann Johnson, was 26. He died on 30 January 1911, in Kansas City, Wyandotte, Kansas, United States, at the age of 54.

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James Reddy McCurdy
Louisa Ann Johnson
William Albert McCurdy Sr
Cyrus Hauer McCurdy
James McCurdy
Benjamin Franklin McCurdy
Mary Louise McCurdy
Charles Harvey McCurdy
Edmund Edward McCurdy

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Age 4

Kansas is the 34th state

Age 6

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
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Age 15

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish (County Antrim): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Mhuircheartaigh, a patronymic from Muircheartach, a personal name composed of the elements muir ‘sea’ + ceartach ‘ruler’, hence ‘skilled seaman’. Compare Moriarty .

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

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Sources (2)

  • James Mc Curdy in household of James Mc Curdy, "United States Census, 1860"
  • James A Mccurdy in household of Louisa Mccurdy, "United States Census, 1870"

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