George V. Curry

Male 1838 - 1915  (76 years)


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  • Name George V. Curry 
    Born 27 Jul 1838  Enfield, Tompkins Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Military Service 1861 
    American Civil War (North)
    109th New York Infantry, Co.J
    32nd New York Infantry, 
    Died 25 Mar 1915  Trumansburg, Tompkins Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Grove Cemetery, Trumansburg, Tompkins Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • A native of Tompkins County and a member of the Curry family of Enfield, N.Y. After his fathers death he moved to Michigan with his mother where she remarried and had two more children. He returned to Tomkins, N.Y. to live with relatives after his mothers death. In 1861 he married Elizabeth McMillen.
      George V. Curry enlisted in the 109th Inf, Co.J 32nd Reg NY Vol for two years in 1861 as a Blacksmith. His discharge papers described him as five feet eleven inches tall, light complexion, blue eyes, and red hair. Upon his discharge in June 1863 he re-enlisted for three years in the Co. E, 21st Reg., New York Calvary on 26th August. He took part in twenty one engagements in Maryland and Virginia in 1864 and was wounded in the neck.
      At the practical close of the war his regiment was not mustered out, but instead was sent to what is now Denver, Colorado to "look out for disturbances" among the Indians of the western territories. He was discharged from service 30th June, 1866 at Denver City, Colorado.
      He and his wife, Eliza, owned and operated a hotel in Reynoldsville, N.Y. Son Van Kirk was born in Reynoldsville in 1868. They moved to Froggy Point on Cayuga Lake where they had two daughters, Etta Mae in 1869 and Dessie D. in 1871 before moving to Trumansburg. They had two more children, Ida Sophia 1875 and Charles B. 1879. George bought the D. W Himrod place on Hector Avenue where he resided until his death.
      At one time a part owner of the Red Furnace on East Main Street, He was also for a time engaged in boat building at Frontenac and was employed in the building of the new Owen Warehouse.
      He was a thorough patriot and a G.A.R. man, a member of the Treman Post from its organization. He served his county as Sherriff and his town as constable several times.
    Person ID I30655  OurNorthernRoots
    Last Modified 10 Jan 2021 

    Father Robert F. Curry,   b. 23 Jul 1818, Ulysses, Tompkins Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Oct 1843, Tompkins Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 25 years) 
    Mother Sylvia Ganoung,   b. Abt 1820,   d. 26 Nov 1845  (Age ~ 25 years) 
    Married 5 Sep 1837 
    Family ID F11314  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth McMillen,   b. 24 May 1942, Delaware, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 May 1910, Trumansburg, Tompkins Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 11 Oct 1863 
    Children 
     1. Van Kirk Curry,   b. 5 Aug 1868, Hector, Schuyler Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Nov 1890, Newark, Wayne Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 22 years)
     2. Etta May Curry,   b. 22 Nov 1869, Hector, Schuyler Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Feb 1886, Ulysses, Tompkins Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 16 years)
     3. Dessie Desmond Curry,   b. 25 May 1871, Cayuga Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Nov 1946, Trumansburg, Tompkins Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     4. Ida Sophia Curry,   b. 23 Jan 1877
     5. Charles B. Curry,   b. 24 Jul 1879
    Last Modified 10 Jan 2021 
    Family ID F11315  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 27 Jul 1838 - Enfield, Tompkins Co., New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 25 Mar 1915 - Trumansburg, Tompkins Co., New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Grove Cemetery, Trumansburg, Tompkins Co., New York, USA Link to Google Earth
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