Leonard Curley
(Abt 1821-Bef 1880)
Mary Ann McCarty
Isaac Bicher
Maria Moyer
John Curley
Lucetta Bicher
Leroy Lesley Curley


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1. Mattie Lena Hill

Leroy Lesley Curley 1 2 3 4

  • Born: 16 Sep 1892, Leacock Twp., Lancaster, PA 1 3 4
  • Marriage (1): Mattie Lena Hill
  • Died: 16 Dec 1947, Manor Twp., Lancaster, PA at age 55 2 3 4
  • Buried: 19 Dec 1947, Ephrata: Bergstrasse Evangelical Lutheran Church, Lancaster, PA 2 4

   Another name for Leroy was Roy Curley.5

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1900 in West Earl Twp., Lancaster, PA. 6 The 1900 census recorded John Curley, inn keeper, 51, born Apr 1849, living with wife Lucetta, 47, Dec 1853; Lillie, 21, Apr 1879; John, 13, Jan 1887; Nettie, 10, Apr 1890; Leroy, 8, Sep 1892; and Stella, 4, Apr 1896. Also in the home: grandson Charley Yohn, 1, Jul 1899; and mother Mariah Bowman, widowed, 75, Mar 1825. Mariah had given birth to 8 children and 2 were alive in 1900. Lucetta had been married for 27 years and given birth to 10 children, 9 alive in 1900. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

2. Residence: on 29 Aug 1935 in Ephrata, Lancaster, PA. 5

3. Obituary: Lancaster New Era: obituary of Leroy L. Curley on 16 Dec 1947 in Lancaster, Lancaster, PA. 3 Leroy L. Curley, fifty-one, who operated a small general store at Safe Harbor for the past seven years, died at 2:25 a.m. today of a complication of diseases after a year's illness, as the home of his sister, Mrs. Harry Geist, Manor Twp., Conestoga R2.
He was a native of Leacock Twp., a son of the late John and Lucetta Bicher Curley. He was a painter by trade until he opened the store when he moved to Manor Twp. He was a member of the United Brethren Church of Ephrata.
Besides the sister, Lillie, wife of Harry Geist, with whom he resided, he is survived by two brothers, Harry and Chester, both of Reading, and a number of nieces and nephews.

Leroy married Mattie Lena Hill. (Mattie Lena Hill was born on 26 Feb 1888 in , , NC,7 died on 10 Mar 1941 7 and was buried in Ephrata: Bergstrasse Evangelical Lutheran Church, Lancaster, PA 7.)


1 Ancestry.com, <i>U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007</i> (Original data: Social Security Applications and Claims, 1936-2007.), Leroy Lesley Curley.

2 Ancestry.com, <i>Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1966</i> (Original data: Pennsylvania (State). Death certificates, 1906–1966. Series 11.90 (1,905 cartons). Records of the Pennsylvania Department of Health, Record Group 11. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.), Certificate 108866. Leroy L. Curley. Father John Curley. Mother Lucetta Bicher. Spouse Mattie Marshpond.

3 <i>Lancaster New Era (Lancaster, PA)</i>, 16 Dec 1947, page 3. Obituary of Leroy L. Curley.

4 <i>Find A Grave</i>, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/81902459.

5 <i>Lancaster New Era (Lancaster, PA)</i>, 29 Aug 1935, page 3. Obituary of Mrs. William Yohn.

6 <i>1900 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.2/1BT5-GBX John Curley, West Earl Township, Southern District, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States; citing sheet 1B, family 16, NARA microfilm publication T623, FHL microfilm 1241426.

7 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=81902483.

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