William Arthur McCurdy

Male12 February 1866–30 September 1942

Brief Life History of William Arthur

When William Arthur McCurdy was born on 12 February 1866, in Mechanicsburg, Fall Creek Township, Henry, Indiana, United States, his father, William McCurdy, was 41 and his mother, Margaret Updegraff, was 38. He married Alice Lewis on 1 August 1889, in Madison, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Adams Township, Madison, Indiana, United States in 1900 and Anderson Township, Madison, Indiana, United States in 1920. He died on 30 September 1942, in Anderson, Madison, Indiana, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Pendleton, Fall Creek Township, Madison, Indiana, United States.

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William Arthur McCurdy
Alice Lewis
Marriage: 1 August 1889
Emily Dean McCurdy
Margaret Lois McCurdy
Helen McCurdy
John Horace McCurdy
William McCurdy
Harold Lewis McCurdy
Robert Morris McCurdy

Sources (13)

  • William A McCurda in household of Wm McCurda, "United States Census, 1870"
  • William A McCurdy in entry for Harold Lewis McCurdy, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • William Mccurdy, "United States Census, 1940"

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  • Marriage
    1 August 1889Madison, Indiana, United States
  • Children (7)

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    World Events (8)

    1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

    Age 1

    This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

    1868 · Impeach the President!

    Age 2

    Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.


    Age 20

    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish and Irish (Antrim): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Mhuircheartaich or Mac Mhuircheartaigh, a patronymic from Muircheartach, a personal name composed of the elements muir ‘sea’ + ceartach ‘ruler’, hence ‘skilled seaman’. See also McCord 1 and compare Moriarty .

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

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