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William McCurrie


  • Born: Jan 1810, Perth, Perthshire, Scotland
  • Marriage: William McCurrie
  • Died: 1902, Cedar Rapids, Linn Co., Iowa at age 92
  • Buried: Linwood Cemetery, Cedar Rapids, Iowa

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New York Passenger Lists, 1820-1957
Arrival Date: Oct 4, 1864
Ship Name: City of Limerick
Jane [Jeane] McCurrie 54, wife, Scotland
Ellen [Helen] McCurrie 18, Spinster, Scotland
Kate McCurrie 22, Spinster, Scotland

The 1880 Federal Census for Cedar Rapids, Linn Co., Iowa, District 256, page 73B records the widow Jane McCurie (71 - Scotland/Scotland/Scotland) living with her daughter Ellen [McCurrie] Anderson (34 - Scotland) and her husband David Anderson (44 - Scotland) and their children William (11 - IL), Jennie (9 - IL), and John (6 - IL) living on Madison Street. David Anderson is a Boiler Maker. [The birth locations for the Anderson children tell us that the McCurrrie family was living in Illinois as late as 1874] Jeane's other daughter, Catherine, is now married to William Gairns and is listed several pages over [page 86A] in this census record.

The 1900 Federal Census for Cedar Rapids, Linn Co., Iowa, District 102, page 297A records the widow Jeane McCurrie (June 1810 - Scotland/Scotland/Scotland) living with her daughter Catherine Gairnes (June 1842 - Scotland/Scotland/Scotland) and her 2 daughters Jeanie (June 1875 - Iowa/Scotland/Scotland) and Sarah (June 1881 - Iowa/Scotland/Scotland). Catherine has had 6 children of which 5 are still living. Catherine reports that she immigrated to this country in 1865. Jeane McCurrie (Jan 1810) has had 11 children of which 2 are still living and reports that she immigrated in 1865.

Iowa Cemetery Records <>
Name: Jeane McCurrie
Death Date: 1902
Page #: 202
Birth Date: 1816
Cemetery: Linwood
Town: Cedar Rapids
Level Info: Tombstone Records of Linn County, Iowa

1841 Scotland Census <>
Name: Peter McCurrie
Age: 9
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1832
Gender: Male
Where born: Perthshire, Scotland
Civil Parish: Methven
County: Perthshire
Address: Methven East Half
Parish Number: 380
Neighbors: view others on page
Household Members: NameAge
Ann McCurrie1
Jane McCurrie30
John McCurrie7
Margret McCurrie3
Peter McCurrie9
William McCurrie29 (sailor)
William McCurrie5

1851 Scotland Census <>
Name: Jane McCurrie
Age: 41
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1810
Relationship: Wife
Spouse's Name: William
Gender: Female
Where born: Perth, Perth
Parish Number: 258
Civil Parish: Fetteresso
Town: Stonehaven
County: Kincardineshire
Address: Allardice Street
Occupation: Tailor's Wife
ED: 1
Page: 20
Household schedule number:110
Line: 10
Roll: CSSCT1851_55
Household Members: NameAge
Anne McCurrie10
Catherine McCurrie8
David McCurrie6
Helen McCurrie4
Jane McCurrie41
Jane McCurrie2
Margaret McCurrie12
William McCurrie39
William McCurrie14

1861 Scotland Census <>
Name: Jean McCurrie
Age: 51
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1810
Relationship: Head
Gender: Female
Where born: Perth, Perthshire
Registration Number: 644/8
Registration district:Anderston
Civil Parish: Glasgow Barony
County: Lanarkshire
Address: 192 Stobcross St
Occupation: House Keeper
ED: 39
Household schedule number: 45
Line: 7
Roll: CSSCT1861_108
Household Members: NameAge
Anne McCurrie 20
David McCurrie16
Helen McCurrie14
Jean McCurrie 51
David Robertson23


Jeane married William McCurrie. (William McCurrie was born circa 1812 in Perthshire, Scotland and died circa 1856 in Perth, Perthshire, Scotland.)

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