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Catherine Curry Milby
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Birth: Mar. 13, 1834
Jefferson County
Kentucky, USA
Death: 1919
Hancock County
Illinois, USA

[Excerpt from a biographical sketch about her son, Fred N. Milby.]

He {Fred N. Milby} is a native son of Hancock county, having been born near Carthage, March 15, 1873 his parents being David W. and Catherine Curry Milby. The father was born in Delaware, July 12, 1831 [sic, 1830], and the mother's birth ocurred in Louisville Kentucky March 13 1834. Mr. Milby was a farmer by occupation and was brought to Illinois in his childhood days, settling with his parents at Rushville in Schuyler county, whence he came to Hancock county about thirty five years ago. He died in Carthage, December 22, 1895, respected by all who knew him and his remains were interred in Moss Ridge cemetery. His political views were in harmony with the principles of democracy. His wife a member of the Christian church is now living with her son Fred. They had a family of seven children all of whom yet survive, namely: Albert B., residing near Tulip Missouri; Jennie, the wife of Perry Fancher, residing in Carthage Missouri; Laura living with her mother; Thomas G of Carthage; Anna D., the wife of E.L., Yates of Perkins, Oklahoma; Fred M.: and Carrie M., who is assisting her brother Fred in his office. Thomas J. Curry, a brother of Mrs David W. Milby, was a soldier in the Civil war, serving throughout the period of hostilities as captain of Company C., One Hundred and Eighteenth Volunteer Infantry. Two other brothers, James and Duncan Curry were also members of the same regiment, so that the family was well represented in the army.

SOURCE: "Biographical review of Hancock County, Illinois" (Containing Biographical and Genealogical Sketches of many Prominent Citizens of Today and also of the Past.) Hobart Publishing Co., Chicago, 1907. Pages 190, 191, 192.
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  David Wilson Milby (1830 - 1895)*
  Albert Bearly Milby (1855 - 1924)*
  Laura Milby (1861 - 1929)*
  Thomas Gilbert Milby (1863 - 1931)*
  Fred Nathaniel Milby (1873 - 1917)*
*Calculated relationship
Moss Ridge Cemetery
Hancock County
Illinois, USA
Created by: Robert Kuhmann
Record added: Aug 28, 2010
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Catherine <i>Curry</i> Milby
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