J. Cornelius McCurdy


Personal and Family Information

J was born in JUL 1881 in Arkansas, the son of Junius N McCurdy and Martha Ella Cornelius.

He died on 27 FEB 1924 in Camden, Arkansas.

His wife was Marguerette Laughinghouse, who he married on 14 JUL 1911 in Woodruff County, Arkansas. Their three known children were Neil (1913-?), Dorothy (1915-?) and Betty (1918-?).

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


J. Cornelius McCurdy


Junius N McCurdy


Isaac M McCurdy


Jonathan M. McCurdy


Tabitha Willis


Sarah Elizabeth Quiell


Martha Ella Cornelius


William Cornelius


Arabella White



BirthJUL 1881
Place: Arkansas
Death27 FEB 1924
Place: Camden, Arkansas
Census2 JUN 1900
Place: Woodruff County, Arkansas
Age: 18
Address: Augusta, dwelling 43 family 44 Mccurdy, JN born Apr 1856 44 married 20yrs born Ark father Penn, mother NC, Ella wife wf 44, born ? 1855 age 44 married 20 yrs mother of 7, 6 living born Texas, father Ala, mother tenn, J Cornelius son July 1881 age 18 born Ark, Bessie dau July 1883 age 16 Ark, Maude dau mar 1889 age 11 Ark, Postal son mar? 1891 age 9 Ark, Marrs son Aug 1894 age 5 Ark, Floy daughter Mar 1897 age 3 Ark, Elizabeth, mother wf Nov 1827 age 72 widow born N Carolina father Tenn, mother NC
Census27 JAN 1920
Place: St Francis County, Arkansas
Age: 38
Address: Ella Laughinghouse, head 68 Wd born Virginia,, Eloise Jones daughter 38 widow born Ark, Cornelus McCurdy son in law 38 Ark, Margaret McCurdy daughter 33 Ark, Neil grandson 7Ark, Dorothy granddau 5born Texas, Betty granddaughter 2 Ark
BurialFEB 1924
Place: St Francis County, Arkansas
Address: Mount Vernon Cemetery Forest City Find A Grave Memorial# 39993528


Note 1

J. Cornelius McCurdy Birth: 1882 Death:  Feb. 27, 1924

J.C.McCurdy, aged 42, died at Camden of pneumonia yesterday, Feb.27,1924, and was the body was brought to Forrest City for burial, the body arriving on the Cotton Belt Railroad this morning. Funeral services were held at 10 o'clock, conducted by Rev.W.V.Womack, with interment in the Mt.Vernon cemetery. The following were pall bearers: Rolfe Eldridge, Fenner Eldridge, E.B.Smith, W.W.Campbell, Josh Mallory, and Joe P.Ferguson. Deceased was a former resident of this place, and his widow, Mrs.Marguerite Laoughinghouse, is a member of one of the oldest families in the county. The body was accompanied here by his widow, and three children, Marguerite, Neel, and Dorothy; his sister, Mrs.Welch of Camden, and Mr.Welch; his brother, Mr.McCurdy of Camden and Mrs.McCurdy. Mrs. Fletcher Roleson of Marianna is an aunt who attended the funeral. Forrest City Times-Herald Feb.28,1924



McCURDY-LAUGHINGHOUSE=Miss Marguerite Laughinghouse, second daughter of Mr.& Mrs.Fenner Laughinghouse, and Mr.Cornelius McCurdy, of Augusta, Ark., will be married next Wednesday at the Methodist church, Rev.J.R.Nelson presiding. 6-9-1911 


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 Spouse:  Marguerite Laughinghouse McCurdy (1885 - 1978)

Find A Grave Memorial# 39993528