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Dr. Robert Curry

Birthdate: (86)
Birthplace: Londonderry County, Londonderry, Ireland
Death: January 5, 1804 (86)
Augusta County, Virginia, United States
Place of Burial: Fort Defiance, Augusta County, Virginia, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of William Curry and Sarah "Sallie" Curry (Young)
Husband of Elizabeth Curry and Ann Curry
Father of William Curry; Andrew Curry; Elizabeth Curry; Mary "Polly" Curry; Robert Curry and 15 others
Brother of Jane Erwin; James W Curry, Sr.; John Curry; David Curry; Isaiah Curry and 6 others

Occupation: Surgeon
Managed by: Bruce Murray MacKenzie
Last Updated:

About Dr. Robert Curry

A Patriot of the American Revolution for VIRGINIA. DAR Ancestor # A028779

ABSTRACT WILLS & DEEDS, AUGUSTA CO., VA.  Volume III page 179.  Will Book No VII, page 52.  Dated 15th March 1788, Andrew Mc Combe's will.  To wife, Jane; to son William; to dau Barbara Curry, to daughter Agnes Reburn, Mary Young,  Jean Curry deceased [to her 3 daughters], Sarah Gardner, Martha Dickey; to son-in-law Robert Curry, the land on that he purchased from testors son William, 130 acres; to Robert Curry's child that he had by dau Elizabeth, viz; Andrew, Margaret, Jean, William, Mary, Robert, Elizabeth and Agnes; to all daughters, viz:--executors, wife and sons James Young, Robert Curry.  Teste:  Samuel McKee, George Glenn, David Gibson.  Probed 17th June 1788, by the witnesses.  Executors qualify, widow refuses to execute by writing 14th Apr 1788.   Page 181 - Will Book No VII [page 79] 27 June 1788 Andrew Mc Comb's estate appraised.  Page 203 - Will Book VII [page 110].  Andrew Mc Comb's estate with James Young and Robert Curry executive.

FAG #5064975

Captain in French and Indian War. Captain of Home Guards in the American Revolution and Elder of Augusta Church (Augusta, VA.).


Rev War Veteran
Captain in French and Indian War. Captain of Home Guards in the American Revolutionary and Elder of Augusta Church. (bio by: David Elliott, CAPT, USN (Ret.))

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WILL -His will as transcribed by a descendant is as follows. " Will of Andrew McComb dated 15 March 1788. Transcribed exactly as written by Margaret Elizabeth Young Phillips, his 6th great granddaughter on 15 March 2000: Andrew McComb of the parish and County of August being now under bodily affliction but perfect in mind and memory thanks to almighty God who gave it and calling to mend the uncertainty of Life and the certainty of Death it being appointed for all men one to Die and after Death the judgment I do herby make this my Last will and testament in manner and from following and first I Recommend my Soul to God who gave it and Body to the Earth from Whence it was taken to Buried in a Christian Like and Decent manner at the discretion of my Executors hereafter named and as for what worldly goods it hath pleased God to Bestow upon me in this Life it is my will and desire it be disposed of as follows and first I Leave and Bequeath to my Beloved wife Jane the whole of the profits arising of the Plantation together with the Benifits of the Negro to be for her own use together with as much of the Stock as She thinks proper to Keep During her ____Life and after her Decease I allow my son William McComb to get the fortune to Be for him and his heirs for Ever providing he pay to his sister Barbara Curry the sum of ten pounds in property shortly after he receives Said negro as for what moveable property She Doth not See proper to Keep to be Sold at publik auction. Shortly after my Decease and to be Equally divided Between five of my Children Agnes Reburn, Mary Young, Jean Curry Deceased I allow her three daughters to Receive their Mothers part~Sarah Gardner, Martha Dickey Likewise and as for my Real Estate to wit my lands, I Leave and bequeath unto my son in law formerly Robert Curry that part of my Plantation he now Lives on that he purchased from my Son William Computed to Be one hundred and thirty acres to be for him and his heirs or assigns for Ever with twenty trees of my orchard to Bestruck of that side next to his own Land and the Plantation that I live on I allow to be sold By my Executor at my wife's decease and I do hereby this my Last will and testament empower them one of them make a clear title for said plantation to the person or persons purchasing the same the one half of the price to fall in the hands of Robert Curry to Bee Equally Divided among all his children now in. Being that he had by my Daughter Elizabeth namely Andrew, Margret, Jean, William, Mary Robert, Elizabeth, Agnes and the other half of the price of the Said plantation I allow to be Equally Divided among all my daughters allowing it in Barbara her part the ten pound Before mentioned she is to receive from her Brother William McComb their names are Agnes Reburn, Mary Young, Jean Curry Deceased and her three daughters to receive their mothers part as Before Described Sarah Gardner, Barbara Curry, Martha Dickey and I do hereby nominate and appoint my truly and Beloved wife and sons, James Young and Robert Curry Executors of this my Last will and testament and I do hereby Revoke and Dis-anull and disallow of all wills heretofore made whether by word or writhing, approving Qualifying and Confirming this only as my last will and testament and in witness whereof I have here unto fit my hand and seal this fifteenth day of March the year one thousand, seven hundred and Eighty Eight Signed Sealed Andrew McComb Seal in presents of Samuel McKee George Glenn, David Gibson

At a Court held for Augusta County June 17, 1788 This last will and Testament for Andrew McComb Deceased was presented in court by James Young and Robert Curry two of the Executors therein named and proved by the oaths of Samuel McKee, George Glenn & David Gibson witnesses thereto am is order to be Recorded and on the motion of the Said Executors who made oath according to Law certificate is granted them for obtaining probate thereof in Due from they having entered into Bond with security, according to Law & Jane McCom the executrix named in the said will having certified under her hand attested by two witnesses that she will not to be upon herself any part of the Execution of the Said Will which also ordered to be recorded. Teste ______________ -------------------------------------------------To The Worshipfull Court of Augusta County Gentlemen it appears to me that I am unable to attend by the frailty of human nature it Being much impaired in order to administer to the Estate of my Late Deceased husband it appears best to me to decline and Leave the business wholly to the two Exthrs mentioned in the will as the Evidences here named Can Certify as witness to my hand this fourteenth Day of April the year one thousand Seven hundred and Eighty-Eight.her Jane X McComb mark George Glenn David Gibson This relinquishment was proved by the oaths of the witnesses thereto and is ordered to be Recorded. Teste ____________" (CL-511E)

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Dr. Robert Curry's Timeline

1717
November 10, 1717
Londonderry County, Londonderry, Ireland
1737
1737
Age 19
Augusta County, Virginia, United States
1743
March 15, 1743
Age 25
York, York County, South Carolina, United States
1745
1745
Age 27
Augusta County, Virginia, United States
1746
1746
Age 28
Rockingham County, Virginia, United States
1746
Age 28
Augusta County, Virginia, United States
1748
1748
Age 30
Augusta County, Virginia, United States
1750
1750
Age 32
Highland, Pulaski County, Virginia, United States
1750
Age 32
Augusta County, Virginia, United States
1752
March 31, 1752
Age 34
Augusta County, Virginia, Colonial America