Ezekiel Currier

29 April 1707–6 April 1790 (Age 82)
Amesbury, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Ezekiel

When Ezekiel Currier was born on 29 April 1707, in Amesbury, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Thomas Currier II, was 35 and his mother, Sarah Barnard, was 30. He married Mehetabel Morrill on 15 January 1732, in Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 6 April 1790, in Amesbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 82.

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Family Time Line

Ezekiel Currier
1707–1790
Mehetabel Morrill
1710–1759
Marriage: 15 January 1732
John Currier
0013–1770
Eleanor Currier
1733–1810
Nathaniel Currier
1734–1769
William Currier
1737–1809
John Currier
1739–1770
Levi Currier
1745–1806
Mary Mollie Currier
1750–1839

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
15 January 1732
Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States
children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (2)

1776

Age 69

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776 · The Declaration to the King

Age 69

"""At the end of the Second Continental Congress the 13 colonies came together to petition independence from King George III. With no opposing votes, the Declaration of Independence was drafted and ready for all delegates to sign on the Fourth of July 1776. While many think the Declaration was to tell the King that they were becoming independent, its true purpose was to be a formal explanation of why the Congress voted together to declare their independence from Britain. The Declaration also is home to one of the best-known sentences in the English language, stating, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."""""""

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)

  • Ezekial Currier, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Ezekiel Currier, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Ezekiel Currier in entry for Mary Currier, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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