|Birth: ||Feb. 29, 1876|
|Death: ||Apr. 3, 1958|
Obit: John McCurdy, 82, a retired farmer, died at his home in Shelby County this morning following a long illness.
He was a native of Franklin County, born Feb 29, 1876, the son of the late Mrs. Millie Bledsoe McCurdy and Mr. Aaron McCurdy. He had farmed and lived in the Peaks Mill section of the county most of his life and had resided in Shelby county for the past nine years. He was a member of the Grafenburg Christian Church.
Surviving him are his wife, Mrs. Pearl Masters McCurdy of Shelby County; one daughter, Mrs. Wavie Miller of Miamisburg,Ohio; one son, J. C. McCurdy of Shelby County; one stepdaughter, Mrs. Geneva Eastman, Franklin county; three stepsons, Ernest Wiley of Gypsum, Ohio, James Wiley of Chicago and Willie Wiley of Lawrenceburg; one brother, Ed McCurdy, Independence, Ky; six grandchildren and ten step-grandchildren, one niece and one nephew.
Mr. McCurdy's body is at the Harrod Brothers Funeral Home where services will be held at 2 o'clock Saturday afternoon with the Rev. George Watson, pastor of the Grafenburg Christian Church officiating.
Interment will follow in the family lot in the Peaks Mill cemetery.
Aaron McCurdy was born Feb 1837 in either KY or IN depending on which census you look at. He died After 1900 as he is in that census but dies before the 1911 KY death certificates are required.
Mildred Ann Bledsoe was born 1846 in Harrodsburg, Madison Co., KY and dies between Nov 1885 and June 1900 as she does not show up in the 1900 Woodford Co., KY census where her husband Aaron McCurdy is marked as widowed.
Children of Aaron McCurdy and Mildred Ann Bledsoe
1. William Richard McCurdy born April 22, 1865
died Oct 22, 1866 buried Lexington Cem., Lexington,
Fayette Co., KY in unmarked grave per Cemetery records
2. Elizabeth McCurdy born ca 1867 died before 1880 as does
not appear in 1880 census
3. Willis F. McCurdy born ca 1868 died between 1868-1870 as
he does not appear in census records
4. Aaron Calvin McCurdy born April 23, 1871 Franklin Co.,
Ky died Jan 2, 1956 Owen Co., KY buried Peaks Mill Cem.,
Franklin Co., KY with wife Lula Thomas Honaker
5. Mary McCurdy born ca 1873 died before 1907
6. Samuel F. M. McCurdy born ca 1874 Franklin Co., KY died
Dec 30, 1876 Franklin Co., KY (Vital Statistics of
Franklin Co., KY state Dec 30, 1876 Samuel F. M. McCurdy
died of brain fever, two years old, white single male,
son of Aron and Matilday McCurdy, father born in Indiana
mother born in Madison Co., KY.
7. John Clinton McCurdy born Feb 29, 1876 in Franklin Co.,
KY died April 3, 1958 Shelby Co., KY buried Peaks Mill
Cemetery, Franklin Co., KY; 1st wife Nancy Tuggle buried
Switzer Cemetery, Switzer, Franklin Co., KY; 2nd wife
Pearl Von Masters buried Peaks Mill Cem., Franklin Co.,
8. Edward L. McCurdy born Jan 19, 1878 died Jan 2, 1965 in
Grant Co., KY buried Independence Cemetery, Independence
Kenton Co., KY with wife Willie Jane Howe
9. Jane McCurdy born ca 1880 died before 1907
10.Joshua K. C. McCurdy born April 1882 died after 1900
11.Wavie B. McCurdy born Nov 1885 Franklin Co., KY died
August 5, 1907 in Covington, Kenton Co., KY, her death
certificate lists her as a single white female, job was
a telephone operator who resided in Covington 3 months,
father Aaron McCurdy born Frankfort, KY mother Mildred
McCurdy born Harrodsburg, Ky. place of interment was
Stamping Ground, KY. She is buried in Cedar Grove Cem.,
Scott Co., KY (no stone located).
Her obituary from the Frankfort Roundabout of Frankfort,
Franklin Co., KY reads "Died in Covington on Tuesday,
Miss Wade B. McCurdy, aged 21 years. The remains were
brought here Wednesday and the funeral and burial took
place at Cedar Grove Cemetery, Elder James Clark
conducted the services-he had baptized and received into
the church and preached the funeral of four sisters in
the family. (this would account for Elizabeth, Mary,
Jane and Wavie-unless I am missing one which is
Nancy M Tuggle Wylie - McCurdy (1859 - 1927)
Pearl Masters McCurdy (1893 - 1980)
John C. McCurdy (1930 - 2004)*
Wavie McCurdy Miller (1932 - 2013)*
Peaks Mill Christian Church Cemetery
Created by: Ann
Record added: Jan 05, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 23759681
my husband is a descendant of your brother Aaron Calvin McCurdy.|
Added: Oct. 20, 2013