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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Family Time Line

James Reddy McCurdy
1820–1869
Louisa Ann Johnson
1831–1910
William Albert McCurdy Sr
1853–1939
Cyrus Hauer McCurdy
1855–1930
James McCurdy
1857–1911
Benjamin Franklin McCurdy
1858–1939
Mary Louise McCurdy
1861–1946
Charles Harvey McCurdy
1863–1956
Edmund Edward McCurdy
1866–1958

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World Events (8)

1861

Age 4

Kansas is the 34th state
1863

Age 6

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1872 · The First National Park

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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