Robert Brownlee Currey (1774 - 1848)

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About Robert Brownlee Currey

http://www.tnportraits.org/30115-currey.htm

Asst. Postmaster of Nashville, 1805. Postmaster, 1811-26. Gave speech honoring the Marquis de Lafayette on his visit to Nashville, 1825.

http://files.usgwarchives.net/tn/davidson/bios/currey194nbs.txt

Coming to Nashville, Tennessee, when young, Robert Brownlee Currey became

prominent in early life in public affairs, serving not only as postmaster, but

for twenty years filling the mayor's chair and had the honor of receiving

General LaFayette when he was the guest of this city in 1825. A successful

business man, he acquired considerable city as well as farming property. He died

at his home on Meridian Hill at the age of seventy-five years, his body being

laid to rest in the old City cemetery. He married Jane Grey Owen, who was a

lineal descendant of Goronwey Owen, the Welsh prince and poet. She too lived to

the age of seventy-five years. -------------------- http://curreyfamily.org/The%20Genealogy%20of%20the%20Currey%20Family.htm

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Robert Currey's Timeline

1774
1774
1811
1811
Age 37
1814
1814
Age 40
1816
1816
Age 42
Nashville, Davidson Co. TN
1820
1820
Age 46
Nashville, Tenn.
1823
1823
Age 49
1831
1831
Age 57
1848
1848
Age 74