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 Edmund Curd

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Edmund Curd

  • Birth 28 Nov 1802 Jessamine County, Kentucky, USA
  • Death 14 Mar 1881 Charleston, Coles County, Illinois, USA
  • Burial Charleston, Coles County, Illinois, USA
  • Memorial ID 33399141

He was the son of Daniel Curd and Jane Curd. He married Eliza Weston Thomas June 21, 1824 in Mercer County, Kentucky. They had 8 children. He worked as a harness maker. He died from old age and debility.
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The History of Coles County, Illinois pg. 295

Edmund Curd was born in Jessamine County, and from there removed to Hardin County, Ohio, where he remained a few years, and then came to this township, arriving here in 1836, and entered into partnership in the saddlery business with John R. Jeffries, who had come to this place a short time previous. For more than 30 years, he continued in this business. His grandfather removed to Kentucky from Virginia at an early day, and settled on the Kentucky River where the Southern Railroad now crosses it. His grandfather's little family consisted of fifteen children, and from them almost that entire neighborhood was peopled.
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HARTFORD/HERALD NEWSPAPER: Edmund Curd was born in Jessamine County, Kentucky on the 28th day of November 1802, and died at his home in Charleston, Illinois, Monday March 14, 1881, being in his 78th year at the time of his death. Mr. Curd was many years a citizen of Hartford and the uncle of Judge R.S. Moseley of this place.


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  • Created by: Michelle Shreve
  • Added: 30 Jan 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 33399141
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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Edmund Curd (28 Nov 1802–14 Mar 1881), Find A Grave Memorial no. 33399141, citing Mound Cemetery, Charleston, Coles County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Michelle Shreve (contributor 46790346) .