Leonard Curley
(Abt 1821-Bef 1880)
Mary Ann McCarty
(1814-1881)
John Curley
(1849-1932)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Lucetta Bicher

John Curley 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12

  • Born: 26 Apr 1849, East Cocalico Twp., Lancaster, PA 3 4 6 7
  • Marriage (1): Lucetta Bicher
  • Died: 4 Sep 1932, West Reading, Berks, PA at age 83 3 6 11
  • Buried: 8 Sep 1932, Leola: Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Lancaster, PA 3 6

  Noted events in his life were:

1. Census in 1850 in East Cocalico Twp., Lancaster, PA. The 1850 census recorded Leonard Carley [sic], laborer, 29, living with wife Mary, 35; and sons Henderson, 6; and John, 1. Also in the home was Emanda Bixler, 6. Everyonew as born in Pennsylvania, Leonard's real estate was valued at $400.

2. Census in 1860 in Upper Leacock Twp., Lancaster, PA. 13 The 1860 census recorded Leonard Curley, laborer, 39, living with wife Mary Ann, 45; Henderson, 17; John, 11; Mary Ann, 9; Susan, 7; Isaac, 3; and Martha, 1. Also in the home is Robert Barton, 64. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

3. Census in 1870 in West Earl Twp., Lancaster, PA. 14 The 1870 census recorded Mary Curley, 57, living with her son John, farm laborer, 21; and daughter Susan, 16. Everyone was born in Pennsylvania.

4. Census in 1900 in West Earl Twp., Lancaster, PA. 4 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.

5. Census in 1930 in Reading, Berks, PA. 15 The 1930 census recorded owning a $6000 home at 1041 Marion St.: Harry L. Curley, conductor on steam realway, 47, living with wife Mary E., 45; and father John, widowed, 80. Harry was married at age 31 and Mary at age 18, and John at age 20. Everyone and their parents were born in Pennsylvania.

6. Cause of Death: John died at Reading Hospital from chronic myocarditis, coronary sclerosis, 4 Sep 1932, West Reading, Berks, PA. 6

7. Occupation: retired butcher on 4 Sep 1932 in West Reading, Berks, PA. 6

8. Obituary: Reading Times: John Curley, 83, of 221 Cherry st., died last evening in the Reading hospital. John B. Curley, of Shillington, is a son. On 5 Sep 1932 in Reading, Berks, PA. 11


John married Lucetta Bicher, daughter of Isaac Bicher and Maria Moyer. (Lucetta Bicher was born on 8 Dec 1853 in East Cocalico Twp., Lancaster, PA 1 16 17, christened on 3 Sep 1854 in East Cocalico Twp.: Muddy Creek Lutheran Church, Lancaster, PA,1 16 died on 16 Nov 1928 in Blue Ball, Lancaster, PA 2 18 and was buried on 20 Nov 1928 in Leola: Zion Lutheran Cemetery, Lancaster, PA 17 18.)


Sources


1 Bicher, John M., b. 1851, <i>Bicher Family Bible & Records</i> (In possession of John H. Bicher Jr.).

2 <i>Reading Times (Reading, PA)</i> (Reading, Berks, Pernnsylvania.), 20 Nov 1928, page 2. Obituary of Lucetta Curley.

3 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=68175361.

4 <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.

5 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.), Death Certificate 025056-61 Lillie A. Geist. Father John Curley. Mother Lucetta Bicher. Spouse Harry Elwood Geist.

6 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.), Death Certificate 81931. John Curley. Father Leonard Curley. Mother Mary McCarty. Spouse Lucetta Bicher.

7 <i>1850 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/M4H5-HHH Leonard Carley, East Cocalico, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States; citing family 344.

8 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.

9 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.

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

11 <i>Reading Times (Reading, PA)</i> (Reading, Berks, Pernnsylvania.), 5 Sep 1932, page 11. Obituary of John Curley.

12 FamilySearch.org, <i>Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885 - 1950</i>, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VFMQ-1WW Harry L. Curley and Mary E. Sensenig, 27 Jun 1903; citing Marriage, Reading, Berks, Pennsylvania.

13 <i>1860 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MX5S-TTB Leonard Curley, Upper Leacock Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States p. 11, household ID 77.

14 <i>1870 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/MZPJ-BZH Mary Curley, Pennsylvania, United States; citing p. 36, family 282.

15 <i>1930 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XCZG-2BZ John Curley in household of Harry L Curley, Reading, Berks, Pennsylvania, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) ED 67, sheet 19B, line 87, family 456.

16 Hinke, William J. (translation), <i>Muddy Creek Reformed Congregation, East Cocalico Twp Lancaster Co. PA</i> (Copied September 1916. Microfilm 0020346 Family History Center Library. Vol. 1 (1743-1770). Vol. 2 (1766-1810).), Item 9 Vol II. Page 102.

17 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.), Death Certificate 112606. Lucetta Curley. Father Isaac Bicher. Mother Maria Myers.

18 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=68175433.



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