John A. Curry John A. Curry  ‎(I48)‎
Given Names: John A.
Surname: Curry


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Birth: 1823 , , Georgia, USA
Death: August 1864 ‎(Age 41)‎ Leesburg, Loudoun, Virginia, USA
Personal Facts and Details
Birth Birth 1823 , , Georgia, USA

Census 1830 ‎(Age 7)‎ Sandersville, Washington, Georgia, USA


Show Details Source: 1830 Federal Census of Washington County, GA
Publication: http://ftp.us-census.org/pub/usgenweb/census/ga/washington/1830/
Citation Details:  Reel#: M19-21 Page:251
  Text: 251A/B 23 Curry John 2 2 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 0 0 0

Census 1840 ‎(Age 17)‎ Cato, Washington, Georgia, USA


Show Details Source: 1840 Federal Census Washington Co GA
Publication: Washington County, GA 1840 Federal Census. Pg 196, Line 17.
Citation Details:  REEL#: M704-53 Page: 198
  Text: 198 16 Curry John 1 1 . 2 1 . 1 1 . . . . . . . . . 1 . 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 . . . 1 . 3 . 1 . . . 15 . 6 . 1 . . . .


Note: John A Curry isn't listed by name but it is known that his father was John Curry and his son was 17 years old at the time of the 1840 census.
Marriage MarriageCivil Marriage
Mary E. Hattaway - 14 April 1844 ‎(Age 21)‎ Riddleville, Washington, Georgia, USA


Show Details Source: GA Marriages 1828-1852
Publication: Georgia's Virtual Vault: http://content.sos.state.ga.us/u?/countyfilm,33719
Citation Details:  ­http­://­content­.­sos­.­state­.­ga­.­us­/­u­?/­countyfilm­,­33839­
  Text: George Washington County } I do certify that John A Curry and Mary Hataway were duly joined in matrimony by me this 14th day of April 1844. John D Brown J.P.


Note: Their marriage license was issued 3 days prior to the marriage ‎(11 Apr 1844)‎.
Marriage certificate of Mary Hattaway and John A CurryMarriage certificate of Mary Hattaway and John A Curry


Census 30 June 1860 ‎(Age 37)‎ Riddleville, Washington, Georgia, USA


Show Details Source: 1860 Federal Census Washington Co GA
Publication: ftp://ftp.us-census.org/pub/usgenweb/census/ga/washington/1860/pg00285.txt
Citation Details:  Reel No: M643-140 Page No: 233
  Text: 6 565 550 Curry John A. 37 M Merchant 1,000 2,200 Georgia

Military Military 1 March 1863 ‎(Age 40)‎ Civil War, Evan's Brigade, E Company Sandersville, Washington, Georgia, USA


Note: Speculation: It is believed that John joined the war due to the grief at the loss of his son. John joined after his son died and he was wealthy enough to send someone else in place. It seems apparent that he had not originally intended to join but was motivated by a desire to avenge his son's death.
Military Military July 1864 ‎(Age 41)‎ Captured by Union Forces Leesburg, Loudoun, Virginia, USA


Note: Due to an illness, John was left behind by his unit and captured by Union forces.
Death Death August 1864 ‎(Age 41)‎ Leesburg, Loudoun, Virginia, USA

Cause of death: Illness

Note: He died a prisoner of war.
Cemetery Cemetery Arlington National Cemetery


Note: Section 16, grave 55, near the Confederate Memorial.
Gravemarker for John A CurryGravemarker for John A Curry

Note: John Curry was one of the first to ever be buried in Arlington National Cemetery.


Globally unique Identifier 4DCC0FFBD2D148E49D697003BF3AB780DFD1
Last Change Last Change 26 February 2008 - 11:59:00
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Immediate Family  (F16)
Mary E. Hattaway
1818 - 1904
John H Curry
1845 - 1861
Lucy Francis Curry
1849 - 1879


Notes
CENS John A Curry isn't listed by name but it is known that his father was John Curry and his son was 17 years old at the time of the 1840 census.
MARR Their marriage license was issued 3 days prior to the marriage ‎(11 Apr 1844)‎.
MARR Their marriage license was issued 3 days prior to the marriage ‎(11 Apr 1844)‎.
Military Speculation: It is believed that John joined the war due to the grief at the loss of his son. John joined after his son died and he was wealthy enough to send someone else in place. It seems apparent that he had not originally intended to join but was motivated by a desire to avenge his son's death.
Military Due to an illness, John was left behind by his unit and captured by Union forces.
DEAT He died a prisoner of war.
Cemetery Section 16, grave 55, near the Confederate Memorial.

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Sources
Census 1830 Federal Census of Washington County, GA
Publication: http://ftp.us-census.org/pub/usgenweb/census/ga/washington/1830/
Citation Details:  Reel#: M19-21 Page:251
  Text: 251A/B 23 Curry John 2 2 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 0 0 0
Census 1840 Federal Census Washington Co GA
Publication: Washington County, GA 1840 Federal Census. Pg 196, Line 17.
Citation Details:  REEL#: M704-53 Page: 198
  Text: 198 16 Curry John 1 1 . 2 1 . 1 1 . . . . . . . . . 1 . 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 . . . 1 . 3 . 1 . . . 15 . 6 . 1 . . . .
Marriage GA Marriages 1828-1852
Publication: Georgia's Virtual Vault: http://content.sos.state.ga.us/u?/countyfilm,33719
Citation Details:  ­http­://­content­.­sos­.­state­.­ga­.­us­/­u­?/­countyfilm­,­33839­
  Text: George Washington County } I do certify that John A Curry and Mary Hataway were duly joined in matrimony by me this 14th day of April 1844. John D Brown J.P.
Marriage GA Marriages 1828-1852
Publication: Georgia's Virtual Vault: http://content.sos.state.ga.us/u?/countyfilm,33719
Citation Details:  ­http­://­content­.­sos­.­state­.­ga­.­us­/­u­?/­countyfilm­,­33839­
  Text: George Washington County } I do certify that John A Curry and Mary Hataway were duly joined in matrimony by me this 14th day of April 1844. John D Brown J.P.
Marriage GA Marriages 1828-1852
Publication: Georgia's Virtual Vault: http://content.sos.state.ga.us/u?/countyfilm,33719
Citation Details:  ­http­://­content­.­sos­.­state­.­ga­.­us­/­u­?/­countyfilm­,­33839­
  Text: George Washington County } I do certify that John A Curry and Mary Hataway were duly joined in matrimony by me this 14th day of April 1844. John D Brown J.P.
Census 1860 Federal Census Washington Co GA
Publication: ftp://ftp.us-census.org/pub/usgenweb/census/ga/washington/1860/pg00285.txt
Citation Details:  Reel No: M643-140 Page No: 233
  Text: 6 565 550 Curry John A. 37 M Merchant 1,000 2,200 Georgia

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Media

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Gravemarker for John A CurryGravemarker for John A Curry  ‎(M113)‎
Type: Tombstone


Note: John Curry was one of the first to ever be buried in Arlington National Cemetery.

Multimedia Object
Marriage certificate of Mary Hattaway and John A CurryMarriage certificate of Mary Hattaway and John A Curry  ‎(M117)‎
Type: Certificate

Mary E. Hattaway
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Close Relatives
Family with Mary E. Hattaway
John A. Curry ‎(I48)‎
Birth 1823 , , Georgia, USA
Death August 1864 ‎(Age 41)‎ Leesburg, Loudoun, Virginia, USA
-4 years
Wife
 
Mary E. Hattaway ‎(I47)‎
Birth 17 September 1818 25 23 Washington County, GA
Death 4 May 1904 ‎(Age 85)‎ Warthen, Washington, Georgia, USA

Marriage: Civil 14 April 1844 -- Riddleville, Washington, Georgia, USA
1 year
#1
Child
John H Curry ‎(I49)‎
Birth 9 April 1845 22 26 Riddleville, Washington, Georgia, USA
Death 24 December 1861 ‎(Age 16)‎ Strausburg, Shenandoah, Virginia, USA
4 years
#2
Child
Lucy Francis Curry ‎(I50)‎
Birth 16 May 1849 26 30 Riddleville, Washington, Georgia, USA
Death 5 March 1879 ‎(Age 29)‎ Davisboro, Washington, Georgia, USA