Roy Louis Curry

Brief Life History of Roy Louis

When Roy Louis Curry was born on 31 July 1885, in Piatt, Illinois, United States, his father, Phillip C Curry, was 24 and his mother, Martha Frances Walker, was 21. He married Minnie Belle Shuman on 4 October 1907. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Christian, Illinois, United States in 1935 and Nokomis Township, Montgomery, Illinois, United States in 1950. He died on 1 June 1950, in Nokomis, Montgomery, Illinois, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Nokomis Cemetery, Nokomis, Montgomery, Illinois, United States.

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Roy Louis Curry
Minnie Belle Shuman
Marriage: 4 October 1907
James Phillip Curry
Leo Clyde Curry
Edwin Tracy Curry
Fern Iva Curry
Ethel Irene Curry
Velma R Curry
Mary Ellen Curry Hamilton

Sources (21)

  • Roy Curry, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Roy Louis Curry - Published information: birth: 31 July 1885; Piatt, Illinois, United States
  • Roy Curry, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"

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Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Comhraidhe, ‘descendant of Comhraidhe’, a personal name of uncertain meaning.

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Corra (see Corr ).

Scottish and northern English: variant of Currie .

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

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