Owsley Curd

31 December 1871–4 December 1954 (Age 82)
Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States

The Life of Owsley

When Owsley Curd was born on 31 December 1871, in Kansas City, Jackson, Missouri, United States, his father, Charles Crittenden Curd, was 44 and his mother, Margaret Hollie Stephenson, was 30. He married Ida May Ward on 27 October 1897. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Oskaloosa, Jefferson, Kansas, United States in 1910 and Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, United States in 1930. He died on 4 December 1954, at the age of 82, and was buried in Yates Center, Woodson, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Owsley Curd
Ida May Ward
Marriage: 27 October 1897
Lois Curd

Spouse and Children

27 October 1897


Parents and Siblings

    Charles Crittenden Curd


    Margaret Hollie Stephenson





    Anna Mary Curd


    Sudie B. Curd


    Gertrude M. Curd



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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 1

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.
1876 · Segregation Laws Are Passed

Age 5

A new state constitution was passed in 1876, announcing the segregation of schools.
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 23

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.

Name Meaning

English: metonymic occupational name for a seller of dairy products, from Middle English crud(de), curd(de) ‘curd (cheese)’ (of uncertain, possibly Celtic, origin).

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

Sources (3)

  • Ousley Curd, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Owsley Curd, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Owsley Curd, "United States Census, 1910"

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