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Richard James Currey
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Birth: Aug. 22, 1847
Union City
Hudson County
New Jersey, USA
Death: Dec. 12, 1894
Union City
Hudson County
New Jersey, USA

Richard James Currey is the son of Richard D and Elizabeth(nee Gardner)Currey. The Currey family originated in the Peekskill area of New York, North America however during the Revolution in 1783 his Grandfather Richard Currey and Great Grandfather Joshua Currey fled to the area of Gagetown, Queens County, in the Province of New Brunswick, which in 1867 became part of Canada in Confederation. Richard James Currey's father Richard D Currey was born in Gagetown in 1798 and moved to Hudson County, New Jersey about 1825 where he met and married Richard James Currey's mother Elizabeth Gardner. Military records show Richard James Currey age 18, carpenter, was a Private in Company A, 1st. Reg. of New Jersey Artillery enrolled as a volunteer in 1865. He is described as 5 feet 8 inches tall, fair complexion, blue eyes and light hair. Records show a stone was placed in the Grove Church Cemetery. 
Grove Church Cemetery
North Bergen
Hudson County
New Jersey, USA
Created by: Helen Currie
Record added: Aug 23, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 95836147
Richard James Currey
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