Harry A. McCurdy
M, b. 9 August 1902, d. 19 November 1982
|Father||Sidney McCurdy b. 10 Apr 1879, d. 23 Mar 1944|
|Mother||Cora Ellen Peterman b. 11 Nov 1874, d. 4 Dec 1956|
1 Harry married Lela Ruth Beery, daughter of LeRoy Selby Beery and Bertha Smith, on 5 April 1931 in Liberty Township, Crawford County, Ohio, at the Beery home on U.S. 30. On Easter Sunday, by Rev. Trenton O. Copus.2 Harry and Lela worked farms that they rented at various locations in Crawford County paying the land lord by splitting the profits of the land until their move in 1942. After this date Harry still did some farming for others on the same basis, but only in putting in crops. 25 May 1940, Harry and his wife, Lela, were listed on the U.S. Federal Census in Liberty Township. Enumerated in this household were Harry A. [37, Ohio], his wife Lela R. [33, Ohio], & Marilyn Joyce [8, Ohio]. They were renting a farm for 5 dollars a month. [Note - This farm was the "Peterman Farm" which originally belonged to Harry's grandparents. - KLM]3 Harry died on Friday, 19 November 1982 in Liberty Township at his home, 4163 State Route 96 at age 80 years, 3 months and 10 days of heart Failure. He just laid back & went to sleep. He was buried there in Crall Cemetery (Liberty Chapel) on Tuesday, 23 November 1982. He was buried in lot 87.4
|Lela Ruth Beery b. 22 May 1907, d. 14 Apr 1989|
- [S682] 1930 United States Federal Census: Liberty Township, Crawford County, Ohio - Enumeration District 17-31, sheet 2a, line 22 - transcribed by Larry & Kathy McCurdy.
- [S336] Carl E. Shumaker, Marriages of Crawford County, Ohio 1831-1997, Volume II: page 230 - 5 April 1931: Harry A. McCurdy, son of Sidney to Lela Beery, daughter of Ray [Volume 22: page 131] [Note: Error - Lela's father was Roy. klm].
- [S683] 1940 United States Federal Census: Liberty Township, Crawford County, Ohio - Enumeration District 17-35, Sheet 61A, Line 38. - transcribed by Larry & Kathy McCurdy.
- [S225] Carl Shumaker, Cemeteries of Crawford County, Ohio, Volume III: page 336 - Harry A. McCurdy born: 9 August 1902; died: 19 November 1982; parents: Sidney McCurdy & Cora E. Peterman; spouse: Lela Ruth Beery; burial: Crall Cemetery - grave 87.