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 Lucy Battle <I>Martin</I> Currie

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Lucy Battle Martin Currie

Birth
Death 10 Aug 1967 (aged 90)
Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, USA
Burial Davidson, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 25024701 View Source
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Wife of Professor Archibald Currie of Davidson College. She attended the Statesville Female College (Now Mitchell College) and was one of the first co-ed's at Davidson College. She spent a year at Oxford University in England. She taught English for several years at the old Presbyterian College (now Queens) in Charlotte, N.C. She later taught at Green Briar College in Virginia and at Plumtree, near Crossnore, in the mountains of North Carolina.
She married Professor Currie on June 12, 1907. She had two daughters, Letitia Currie and Mrs. Frontis Johnson.
She was a member of the Stonewall Jackson Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy. Mrs. Stonewall Jackson, Mary Anne Randolph Custis Lee, was a personal friend who had also spent her childhood in Davidson. In her living room was proudly displayed a picture of her father, Col. William Martin with General Robert E. Lee.
She was an active member of the Davidson College Presbyterian Church and of the Thelemite Book Club. She lives in her family home on Main Street in Davidson until her death.
Souce: The Mecklenburg Gazette, Davidson, N.C. August 17, 1967. Available in the Archives room of the Library at Davidson College.


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