Dr Thomas McCurdy

14 November 1901–18 March 1964 (Age 62)
Colfax, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Thomas

When Dr Thomas McCurdy was born on 14 November 1901, in Colfax, Nebraska, United States, his father, Daniel William McCurdy, was 23 and his mother, Margaret Mary Hyland, was 24. He lived in Cedar Township, Boone, Nebraska, United States in 1920 and Omaha, Douglas, Nebraska, United States in 1940. He died on 18 March 1964, in Kearney, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 62.

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Daniel William McCurdy
Margaret Mary Hyland
Dr Thomas McCurdy
Margaret Lucile McCurdy
Dorothy Mary McCurdy
Catherine Mertilla McCurdy

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World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 2

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 17

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish (County Antrim): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Mhuircheartaigh, a patronymic from Muircheartach, a personal name composed of the elements muir ‘sea’ + ceartach ‘ruler’, hence ‘skilled seaman’. Compare Moriarty .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Thomas Mccurdy in household of D W Mccurdy, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Thomas Curdy, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Thomas Mccurdy in household of Daniel W Mccurdy, "United States Census, 1920"

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