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Family
Marriage: Children:
  1. Alice Stella Curry: Birth: 3 SEP 1870 in Putnam County, West Virginia. Death: 30 NOV 1879 in Putnam County, West Virginia

  2. Josephine Curry: Birth: 6 OCT 1871 in Putnam County, West Virginia. Death: 4 DEC 1871 in Putnam County, West Virginia

  3. Cora Bell Curry: Birth: 4 OCT 1872 in Putnam County, West Virginia. Death: 23 AUG 1962 in Huntington, Cabell County, West Virginia

  4. Leonidas Curry: Birth: 28 SEP 1874 in Putnam County, West Virginia. Death: 13 JAN 1875 in Putnam County, West Virginia

  5. Benjamin Franklin Curry: Birth: 6 OCT 1875 in Putnam County, West Virginia.

  6. Minnie Valeria Curry: Birth: 23 APR 1877 in Putnam County, West Virginia.

  7. Charles Thomas Curry: Birth: 22 JAN 1879 in Putnam County, West Virginia.

  8. Martha Ellen Curry: Birth: 20 FEB 1880 in Putnam County, West Virginia. Death: 12 NOV 1882 in Putnam County, West Virginia

  9. George Washington Curry: Birth: 13 MAR 1883 in Putnam County, West Virginia.


Family
Marriage: Children:
  1. Annie Laura "Lyra" Curry: Birth: FEB 1886.

  2. Carrie Curry: Birth: MAR 1888. Death: Bet. 1900-1910

  3. Lula Curry: Birth: MAY 1890 in Putnam County, West Virginia.

  4. Elmer Albert Curry: Birth: 15 MAY 1890 in Putnam County, West Virginia. Death: 20 MAY 1985 in Hurricane, Putnam County, West Virginia

  5. Homer Wilson Curry: Birth: 5 DEC 1892 in Putnam County, West Virginia. Death: 5 APR 1978

  6. Lucille "Lucy" Curry: Birth: 2 JAN 1895. Death: 29 MAR 1990

  7. Garnett Ethel Curry: Birth: 6 MAR 1898. Death: 23 APR 1985

  8. Raymond Willie Curry: Birth: 20 APR 1904. Death: 14 APR 1986


Notes
a. Note:   1850 U.S. Federal Census Fayette County, West Virginia Sheet No. 354A HH #316-316 Wm Curry 48 Farmer 2000 Margaret Curry 40 Deaf & Dumb Martha Curry 10 Washington Curry 7 Wm Curry 3 Margt. Lykins 8 F (in file) Note: William Curry and Margaret Likens md. 28 Nov 1824 in Kanawha County, (West) Virginia. Are Martha and Washington both her children? They appear to have also taken in a Lykins girl.
  1860 U.S. Federal Census Cabell County, (West) Virginia HH #948-924 Wm Curry 58 M Physician 4000 400 Virginia Margaret Curry 58 F Virginia cannot read & write Washington Curry 18 M Farmer Virginia Wm H. Curry 15 M Virginia Levica Adkins 22 F Virginia cannot read & write Parker Adkins 4 M Virginia (in file)
  U.S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865 Name: William H. Curry Side: Confederate Regiment State/Origin: Virginia Regiment Name: 34 Batt'n Virginia Cavalry Regiment Name Expanded: 34th Battalion, Virginia Cavalry (Witcher's Battalion, Virginia Mounted Rifles) Company: B Rank In: Private Rank In Expanded: Private Rank Out: Corporal Rank Out Expanded: Corporal Alternate Name: William Curry Film Number: M382 roll 14
  1870 U.S. Federal Census Putnam County, West Virginia Curry District HH #60-59 Curry, William 23 M W Farmer 800 199 Virginia married in Sept Curry, Thena 18 F W Keeeping house Virginia married in Sept Adkins, Lawrence 16 M W Farm laborer Virginia (269A in file) Note: HH #59-58 is Washington Curry 23 with wife Martha E. 21 and daughter Cora 1.
  1880 U.S. Federal Census Putnam County, West Virginia Curry HH # Curry, William H. M W 33 married Farmer VA VA VA Curry, Parthena F W 29 wife married Keeping house female weakness VA VA VA Curry, Cora B. F W 7 daughter single at home WV VA VA Curry, Benjamin F. M W 5 son single at home WV VA VA Curry, Minnie V. F W 3 daughter single at home WV VA VA Curry, Charles M W 1 son single at home WV VA VA Roberts, Richard 19 Farm Laborer VA VA VA (110-35B in file)
  Biography written in 1884: William Harrison Curry, D. D. - Is a son of Thomas and Susanna (Johnson) Curry and was born in Fayette county (now) West Virginia April 11, 1846. He was joined in marriage in Lincoln county, September 8, 1869 with Parthenia, daughter of Charles B. and Sarah Jane (Spurlock) Lawrence. She was born in Boone County, (now) West Virginia, April 28, 1851, and died October 8, 1883. They had nine children of whom five are living: Alice Stella, born September 3, 1870, died November 30, 1879; Josephine, October 6, 1871, died December 4, 1871; Cora Belle, October 4, 1872; Leonidas, September 28, 1874, died January 13, 1875; Benjamin Franklin, October 6, 1875; Minnie Valeria, April 23, 1877; Charles Thomas, January 22, 1879; Martha Ellen, February 20, 1880, died November 12, 1882; George Washington, March 13, 1883. Mr. Curry's parents died in 1846, when he was but eight years old, and Mrs. Curry's father died in September 1881. The subject of this sketch joined the Baptist Church in 1870 in which he is now an ordained minister, and preaches the Gospel at two points, Trace Fork and Mount Moriah. His wife became a member of the Baptist Church in 1870. W. H. Curry enlisted in the war between the States in September 1861, serving in Company B. 34th Battalion, Virginia Volunteer Mounted Riflemen. He was a soldier on the Confederate side and participated in the battles at Blue Springs, Knoxville, Winchester, Cedar Creek, Lynchburg, Martinsburg, Piedmont, Brandy Station and Gettysburg. Dr. Curry owns about 272 acres of fine farming land in the counties of Lincoln and Putnam on Big Creek, six miles north of Hamlin. There is a large orchard of apple, peach and pear trees, and a portion of the land is heavily timbered. Dr. Curry's postoffice address is Hamlin, Lincoln county, West Virginia. [Source: Hardesty, Henry H. Hardesty's Historical and Geographical Encyclopedia. New York: H. H. Hardesty and Company, 1884. Rpt. in West Virginia Heritage encyclopedia. Ed. Jim Comstock. Richwood: Comstock. 1974; online http://ftp.rootsweb.com/pub/usgenweb/wv/wv-footsteps/1999/v99-15.txt]
  1900 U.S. Federal Census Putnam County, West Virginia Curry District Curry, William H. Apr 1846 married 15 yrs Curry, Isabel Mar 1863 married 15 yrs mother of 7, 7 living Curry, Charlie T. Jan 1879 Curry, Laura A. Feb 1886 Curry, Carrie Mar 1888 Curry, Lula May 1890 Curry, Elmer June 1892 Curry, Homer Mar 1894 Curry, Lucy Apr 1896 Curry, Garnet Mar 1898 (76-18A in file)
  1910 U.S. Federal Census Putnam County, West Virginia Curry, William H. head 68 married(2) 25 yrs Curry, Isabel wife 63 married(1) 25 yrs mother of 8, 7 living Curry, Annie L. 23 Curry, Homer H. 17 Curry, Lucy F. 14 Curry, Garnet C. 10 Curry, Willie R. 6 (161-6A in file)
  1920 U.S. Federal Census Putnam County, West Virginia Curry, William H. head 73 Curry, Arbella wife 55 Curry, Lyra daughter 26 Curry, Raymond son 15 (106-6A+B in file)
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