Mary E Currier

Brief Life History of Mary E

When Mary E Currier was born on 11 November 1870, in Illinois, United States, her father, Elon Frenton Currier, was 31 and her mother, Lucinda Louk, was 29. She married Edward W. Groll on 13 December 1897. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Anderson, Kansas, United States in 1895 and Lincoln Township, Anderson, Kansas, United States for about 40 years. She died on 12 July 1960, in United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Garnett, Anderson, Kansas, United States.

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Edward W. Groll
Mary E Currier
Marriage: 13 December 1897
Nellie Manila Groll
Ruth Groll
Edward William Groll

Sources (15)

  • Mary E Currier, "Kansas State Census, 1895"
  • U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current
  • Mary Groll in household of E W Groll, "United States Census, 1940"

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Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a person who dressed leather after it was tanned, from Middle English curr(e)iour (Old French conreeur ‘currier’).

Americanized form of French Caillé (see Caille 3) and Carrière (see Carriere ).

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

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