Ethan Brock Currier

8 September 1854–6 December 1922 (Age 68)
Topsham, Orange, Vermont, United States

The Life of Ethan Brock

When Ethan Brock Currier was born on 8 September 1854, in Topsham, Orange, Vermont, United States, his father, James Carter Currier, was 24 and his mother, Sarah Cordelia Harriman, was 22. He married Martha Jane Emmick on 14 August 1884, in Sergeant Bluff, Woodbury, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He lived in Woodbury, Iowa, United States in 1895 and Lakeport Township, Woodbury, Iowa, United States for about 20 years. He died on 6 December 1922, in Salix, Woodbury, Iowa, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Graceland Park Cemetery, Sioux City, Woodbury, Iowa, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ethan Brock Currier
1854–1922
Martha Jane Emmick
1862–1926
Marriage: 14 August 1884
Grace Mae Currier
1886–1961
Harold James Currier
1888–1976
Ada Blanch Currier
1888–1977
Bernice Etha Currier
1890–1988
Marjorie Iva Currier
1901–1986

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
14 August 1884
Sergeant Bluff, Woodbury, Iowa, United States
children

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Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines

Age 3

The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.
1864 · St. Albans Raid

Age 10

St. Albans Raid took place on October 19, 1864. It was a Confederate raid from Canada into Union territory. Confederate soldiers that were in Canada raided the town of St. Albans killed one person and robbed three banks.
1872 · The First National Park

Age 18

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.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a person who dressed leather after it was tanned, Middle English curreyour (Old French conreeur ‘currier’).

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

Sources (3)

  • Ethan D Currier in household of James C Currier, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Ethan B Currier in household of James C Currier, "Massachusetts State Census, 1865"
  • Ethan Currier in household of James Currier, "United States Census, 1870"

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