Sarah Catherine McCurry

Female29 August 1857–12 February 1940

Brief Life History of Sarah Catherine

When Sarah Catherine McCurry was born on 29 August 1857, in Sebastian, Arkansas, United States, her father, Samuel McCurry, was 24 and her mother, Margaret P Winchester, was 22. She married John Calvin Horsley on 15 January 1875, in Roanoke, Denton, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Justice Precinct 7, Erath, Texas, United States in 1910 and Hico, Hamilton, Texas, United States in 1930. She died on 12 February 1940, in Hamilton, Texas, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Duffau, Erath, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Calvin Horsley
Sarah Catherine McCurry
Marriage: 15 January 1875
Frances Horsley
Magnolia "Maggie" Horsley
Lula Horsley
John McCurry Horsley
Lillie May Horsley
William Milton Horsley
Charles Henry Horsley
Matilda E. Horsley

Sources (19)

  • Sarah Mc Curry in household of Samuel Mc Curry, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Sarah Catherine McCurry - Individual or family possessions: birth: 29 August 1857; Sebastian, Arkansas, United States
  • Sarah Catherine McCurry Horsley, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 January 1875Roanoke, Denton, Texas, United States
  • Children (8)

    +3 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)


    Age 3

    Historical Boundaries: 1860: Erath, Texas, United States


    Age 6

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

    1881 · Construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway

    Age 24

    Grenville M. Dodge oversaw the construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway. Work began at Hodge Junction, and eventually extended to the New Mexico border by 1888. Service began on April 1, 1888, with trains travelling between Fort Worth and Denver.

    Name Meaning

    Irish (northern) and Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Mhuireadhaigh, a lenited variant of McMurray . This surname was probably brought to Ireland from Scotland.

    Irish: variant of McCorry .

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

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