Charles Curry

Male20 March 1890–2 May 1961

Brief Life History of Charles

When Charles Curry was born on 20 March 1890, in Silver Creek, Madison, Kentucky, United States, his father, John Wesley Curry, was 24 and his mother, Alice Long, was 18. He had at least 5 sons and 2 daughters with Anna May Asbill. He lived in Rural, Waupaca, Wisconsin, United States in 1935 and Magisterial District 8 Million, Madison, Kentucky, United States in 1940. He died on 2 May 1961, in Madison, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Richmond, Madison, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Curry
1890–1961
Anna May Asbill
1893–1974
Edna May Curry
1911–1922
John William Curry
1913–2001
Geneva Curry
1915–2001
Cecil Sanders Curry
1917–1997
Charles Wesley Curry
1920–1967
Vernon Curry
1924–
Kenneth Curry
1928–1928

Sources (17)

  • Charley Curry in household of John Curry, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Charles Curry, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • Charles Curry, "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1962"

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World Events (8)

1892 · The Radio is invented

Age 2

Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 19

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

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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