Isaac M McCurdy


Personal and Family Information

Isaac was born on 7 JAN 1815 in Pennsylvania, the son of Jonathan M. McCurdy and Tabitha Willis.

He died on 29 MAR 1885 in Woodruff County, Arkansas.

His wife was Sarah Elizabeth Quiell, who he married on 7 OCT 1852 in Independence County, Arkansas. Their two known children were Laura (1854-1931) and Junius N (1856-1924).

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


Isaac M McCurdy


Jonathan M. McCurdy


Tabitha Willis



Birth7 JAN 1815
Place: Pennsylvania
Death29 MAR 1885
Place: Woodruff County, Arkansas
Census19 DEC 1850
Place: St Francis County, Arkansas
Age: 35
Address: Franks Township dwelling 621 family 521 Samuel M McCurdy 33m Lawyer $1100 born Penn, Arabell M McCurdy 26 f $300 born Mi, Tabitha M McCurdy 56 f born Md, Isaac M McCurdy 34 m Lawyer $750 born Penn, Henry J McCurdy 7 m $450, born Ark, Clara S McCurdy 4 f born Ark, Josephine McCurdy 1 f born Ark
Census4 JUL 1860
Place: Jackson County, Arkansas
Address: Bay Township, Augusta P.O. Dwelling 506 family 506 JM McCurdy 68 b Nova Scotia? Febetha " 68 born Md dwelling 507 family 507 IM McCurdy 45 b Pennsylvania, Elizabeth " 38 born NC, Laura 6 born Ark, James 4 born Ark, Pink Mull 6 f born Ark dwelling 508 family 508 A. McCurdy 33 female born Ohio, Henry 17 Ark, Clara 15 Ark, Freeman 9 Ark, Nora 7 Ark, Gertrude 5 Ark, Samuel 1Ark
Census3 JUN 1870
Place: Woodruff County, Arkansas
Age: 55 born Va
Address: Augusta, dwelling 26 family 17 McCurdy, Issac M 55 mw Grocer Ret? 28,000 7,000born Va __ Sarah E 42 fw born NC, __ Junius 15 mw at school born Ark, Mull Pinky 16 fw at school born NC
Census2 JUN 1880
Place: Augusta, Woodruff County, Arkansas
Age: 64 to 65
Address: 2 June 1880 image 5 of 54 dwelling 43 family 46 McCurdy, Isaac N, white male age 63, married, steamboat agent and miller, born Pennsylvania ___ Lizzie Quick, white female, age 55 wife, married, born North Carolina, father and mother born North Carolina Stanley, Laura, white female age 25, daughter, married, born Arkansas, father born Penn, mother born North Carolina ___ Thomas E, white male age 36, so in law, married, Lawyer, born Alabama ___ McCurdy, white male age 4, grandson, single, born Arkansas, mother born Arkansas ___ Louis, white female age 2 granddaughter, single, born Arkansas, mother born Arkansas
Census 1880 Arkansas, Woodruff County, Augusta
Source: Census 1880 Arkansas, Woodruff County, Augusta
Authors: US Federal Census
Date: 2 JUN 1880

Place: Woodruff County, Arkansas
Address: Augusta Memorial Park Judge I M McCurdy, mason Jan 7, 1815 - Mar 29, 1885


1850 Census,...


Note 1

Judge Isaac M. McCurdy (1815-1885)
Judge I.M. McCurdy served as the first county judge of Woodruff County from 1862-1864. Judge McCurdy was one of the fifteen men arrested, in November 1865, by Brig. General Upham on suspension of engaging in Ku Klux Klan activities. Mrs. Mccurdy was the only person allowed to send food and drink to those imprisoned.

National Register of Historic Places, Augusta Memorial Park Historic Section, application dated 4/4/2003, listed 6/6/2003


  1. Census 1880 Arkansas, Woodruff County, Augusta
    Source: Census 1880 Arkansas, Woodruff County, Augusta
    Authors: US Federal Census
    Date: 2 JUN 1880