Smith County, Texas

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DANIEL CURRIE

By Andy Leath

Daniel Currie was born in 1801 in Scotland and died in 1851. He is buried in the Elkins Cemetery, Omen, TX. He married Mary Ann ___ who was born in 1807, GA. She died in 1872 and is buried in the Bascom Cemetery, Smith Co., TX. They were enumerated in the Rusk Coounty, TX Federal Cemsus Images: 1850 - Image 285b. They moved to near Omen in 1851. She moved to the Bascom community about 1870. Smith County Federal Census Images: 1860 Canton Beat p. 123 - Image 1a, 1870 Canton Beat, p. 238a - Image 238a.
  • 1. Sarah Ann Currie, born c1830, AL; married Cyrus J. Henderson, born c 1824; GA, living 1873 McDonald Co., MO. Smith County Federal Census Images - 1860 Canton Beat, p. 123 - Image 1a.
  • 2. Louisa J. Currie, born c 1831, AL, living in 1880 Tarrant Co., TX, unmarried.
  • 3. Archibald D. Currie, born c 1832, AL; married 1859, Smith Co., TX, Mrs. Sarah A. (Harrell) Patterson, born c 1829, AL. Her father: Z. Harrell. She was a widow with a son John Redmond Patterson. Living 1880 Tarrant Co., TX. Smith County Federal Census Images - 1860 Tyler Beat, p. 90b - Image 90b; 1870 Canton Beat, p. 241a - Image 241A
  • 4. Margaret N. E. Currie, born c 1834, AL, unmarried 1873.
  • 5. Eliza P. Currie, born 1835, AL; died 1859; buried Elkins Cemetery; married 1857 Smith Co., TX, William H. Stephenson, born c 1829, AL; died 1862, Camp Nelson, AR, Civil War. His parents: James & Nancy (Nations) Stephenson. Smith County Federal Census Images: 1860 Canton Beat, p. 79b - Image 79b.
    • i. Mary N. E. Stephenson, born 1859 TX died 1875 buried Elkins Cemetery.
  • 6. Alexander H. Currie, born c 1837, AL; married 1865 Smith Co., TX, Jane Caroline Stephenson, born c 1838, AL. They were living in Tarrant Co., TX, in 1873. Her parents: James & Nancy (Nations) Stephenson. Smith County Federal Census Images: 1860 Canton Beat p. 123 - Image 1a
  • 7. Ellen/Elenora T. Currie, born 1839, AL; died 1860; buried Elkins Cemetery, married 1859 Smith Co., TX, Absolom Stephenson, born 1831, AL; died 1909; buried Elkins Cemetery, no known children. His parents: James & Nancy (Nations) Stephenson. Smith County Federal Census Images: 1860 Canton Beat, p. 125 - Image 2a.
  • 8. Robert Holman Currie, born 1842, AL; died 1884; married 1872, Smith County, TX, Nancy Ann Neill "Nannie", born 1853, TN; died 1936; both buried Bascom Cemetery, Smith County, Texas. Her parents: John Mulwee and Ulsey Jane (Grant) Neill. Smith County Federal Census Images: 1880 ED 96 p. 13 - Image 096-13, 1910 ED 65 p. 4b - Image 54-4b, 1920 ED 80 p. 1a Image 80-1a.
    • i. John Daniel Currie, born 1873, Smith Co., TX, died 1917 Tyler, TX, married 1898 Smith Co., TX, Martha Alice Ingram "Allie", born 1878, Smith Co., TX; died 1973, Tyler, TX; both buried Rose Hill Cemetery, Tyler, TX. He was in business in Tyler with R. Lee Gaston as Currie & Gaston. Her parents: William Bartholomew & Emma Caroline (Hill) Ingram
    • ii. Mary Jane Currie "Mollie", born 1877, TX; died 1952; buried Bascom Cemetery, married 1893 Smith Co., TX, John Adolphus Bryant, born 1874, TX; died 1931. Div. 1920s.
    • iii. Martha Ellen Currie, born 1880, TX; died 1954; married 1900, Smith Co., TX, John Freeman Ingram, born 1880 died 1941 both buried Bascom Cemetery. His parents: William Bartholomew & Emma Caroline (Hill) Ingram.
    • iv. Amy Frances Currie, born 1883, TX; died 1958; buried Bascom Cemetery, unmarried.
  • 9. Frances S. Currie, born c1844, AL; married 1870, Smith Co., TX, William H. Shriver, born c 1848, AL, living 1873 Tarrant Co., TX.
  • 10. Mary Ann P. Currie, born 1846, AL; died 1927; married 1870, Smith Co., TX, John Nelson Ginn, born 1851, AL; died 1919; both buried Bascom Cemetery. His parents: James A. & Martha F. (Baker) Ginn. Smith County Federal Census Images: 1900 ED 101 p. 13b - Image 101-13b, 1910 ED 65 p. 3a - Image 65-3a,
    • i. Lula S. Ginn, born 1871; died 1875; buried Bascom Cemetery.
    • ii. James D. Ginn, born 1873; died 1875 buried Bascom Cemetery
    • iii. John William Ginn, born 1876, Smith Co., TX; died 1968; married 1896 Smith Co., TX, Louisa Bell Neill, born 1878, TX; died 1942; both buried Bascom Cemetery. Smith County Federal Census Images: 1920 ED 80 p. 8b - Image 80-8b
  • 11. Flora Jane Currie, born 1848, AL; died 1862; buried Elkins Cemetery.
  • 12. Daniel Jackson Currie, born 1849, AL; died 1872; unmarried, buried Bascom Cemetery.
  • 13. John F. Currie, born, 1851, TX; died 1867, buried Elkins Cemetery.

 

 

SOURCES:

Cemetery Records of Smith County, Texas, Vol. I (Tyler, TX: East Texas Genealogical Society, 1981); Vol. IV (1986)

Smith County Deed Records T:806

Marriage Records of Smith County, Texas 1846-1899 (Tyler, TX: East Texas Genealogical Society, 1979)

Marriage Records of Smith County, Texas, 1900-1926 (Tyler, TX: East Texas Genealogical Society, 1999)

 

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