William Edward Curry

Brief Life History of William Edward

When William Edward Curry was born on 8 November 1906, in Newburgh, Orange, New York, United States, his father, George Washington Curry, was 26 and his mother, Elizabeth Beattie Boyd, was 23. He married Elva May Taylor on 10 June 1930, in Orange, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He died on 4 August 1986, in Castle Point, Wappinger, Dutchess, New York, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Cedar Hill Cemetery and Mausoleum, Newburgh, Orange, New York, United States.

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William Edward Curry
Elva May Taylor
Marriage: 10 June 1930
Doris A Curry

Sources (13)

  • William E Curry in household of George Curry, "United States Census, 1910"
  • William E Curry, "New York, Birth Indexes outside of New York City, 1881-1942"
  • William E Curry, "New York, County Marriages, 1847-1848; 1908-1936"

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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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