Edith Ester McCurdy

F, b. 11 March 1911, d. 7 October 2000
FatherSidney McCurdy b. 10 Apr 1879, d. 23 Mar 1944
MotherCora Ellen Peterman b. 11 Nov 1874, d. 4 Dec 1956
Edith Ester [McCurdy] Oberlander
     Edith Ester was born on Saturday, 11 March 1911 in Liberty Township, Crawford County, Ohio, at the family farm at 4665 Stetzer Road. 2 May 1940, Edith was listed on the U.S. Federal Census at the Crawford Children's Home, Galion, Crawford County, Ohio. Enumerated in this facility as members of the staff were Edith McCurdy [29 Ohio], Jessie McCurdy [35 Ohio]. Edith was working as a cook, and her sister, Jessie, is working as the girl's Governess. They both worked 52 hours and made $444 a year.1 Edith Ester married Clifford Oberlander on 28 June 1975 in Bucyrus.2 Edith departed this life on Saturday, 7 October 2000 in Liberty Township at age 89 years, 6 months and 26 days. She was buried at Bucyrus in Oakwood Cemetery.


Clifford Oberlander b. 6 Oct 1911, d. 12 Nov 1982


  1. [S683] 1940 United States Federal Census: Galion, Crawford County, Ohio - Enumeration District 17-26, Sheet 25b, Line 42. - transcribed by Larry & Kathy McCurdy.
  2. [S336] Carl E. Shumaker, Marriages of Crawford County, Ohio 1831-1997, Volume II: page 643 - 28 June 1975: Edith Ester McCurdy, daughter of Sidney to Clifford Lowell Oberlander [Volume 36: page 235].