Van Kirk Curry

Male 1868 - 1890  (22 years)


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  • Name Van Kirk Curry 
    Nickname Kirk 
    Born 5 Aug 1868  Hector, Schuyler Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 28 Nov 1890  Newark, Wayne 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 
    • KILLED BY THE CARS
      Kirk Curry, formerly of Trumansburg, was killed on the West Shore road in Newark Friday night. He was making a visit with the yard crew, and was helping to make up a freight train, when the yard engine jumped the track at a switch and jammed Curry between the cars, completely crushing him. He had recently moved to Newark from Rochester, and leaves a wife and child. Curry's remains were brought to Trumansburg Sunday night and the funeral took place to-day at the residence of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Curry.
      (Ithaca Daily Journal, pg. 3, Dec. 1, 1890)
    Person ID I46026  OurNorthernRoots
    Last Modified 10 Jan 2021 

    Father George V. Curry,   b. 27 Jul 1838, Enfield, Tompkins Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Mar 1915, Trumansburg, Tompkins Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Mother 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 
    Family ID F11315  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 5 Aug 1868 - Hector, Schuyler Co., New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 28 Nov 1890 - Newark, Wayne 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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