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Richard Curry
b.1740
d.bef. September 1804 Bath County, Virginia
m. abt. 1762
  1. Elizabeth Curry1763 - 1859
  2. Mary CurryBef 1782 -
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Name Richard Curry
Gender Male
Birth? 1740
Marriage abt. 1762 Augusta County, Virginiato Janet Unknown
Death? bef. September 1804 Bath County, Virginia

Richard Curry was one of the Early Settlers of Augusta County, Virginia

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Will of Richard Curry

pg. 296 - Will of Richard Curry (X) of Bath, dated May 7, 1804
Wit: Joseph Gregory, Archabald Matheny and Samuel James
Probated September 1804 Court
Exec: wife Jennet
Beq: to eldest son James 25 pounds
to eldest daughter Elisabeth Sharp one cow or her value in other property
to Mary Reed the same
to Catereen (?) Courry (Curry?) 25 bu. Rye, 1 bed and bedding, 1 mare cost & bay
to Jean Curry, youngest daughter, 1 saddle 1 bed & bedding
to Richard Curry, youngest son, 2/3 of land
balance of estate to beloved wife Janet
Instructions: Legatees to be paid four years from date of will
[Source: Abstracts of the wills and inventories of Bath County, Virginia, Bruns].

Records of Richard Curry in Augusta County, VA

From Chalkley’s Augusta County Records:


  • Vol. 2 - Marriage Bond - 1797--September 30, John Sharp and Richard Curry, surety. John Sharp and Elizabeth Curry, daughter of above Richd. Curry.
  • Vol. 2 - Marriage Bond - 1799--December 2, Thomas Reed and Richard Curry, surety. Thomas Reed and Mary Curry, daughter of above Richard Curry. Thomas is of age.


Information on Richard Curry

1762c- Richard CURRY (1740-1804) and wife Janet settled in Back Creek Valley in present Highland County, Virginia before 1782. They had children: Elizabeth M. (1763-1859) married John SHARP; Susanna married 1785 William ERVINE; James m. 1786 Mary ERVINE; Andrew; John; Joseph; Mary; Catharine m. Daniel MATHENY; Jean m. Archibald MATHENY. [Source: Morton, Oren F., HISTORY OF HIGHLAND COUNTY, VIRGINIA, pp.277-278].