Obit: Curran, Henry (1840 - 1907)

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Surnames: Curran, Kallock, Gratia, Walker, Weeks, Manning, Foster, Swift, Selinski, Sappanoski, Malek, Selinski, Garski, Treshinski, Gregory, Bartean, Gardiner

----Source: Colby Phonograph (Colby, Clark County, Wis.) Thursday, 2 May 1907

Curran, Henry (1 Jan 1840 - 1 May 1907)

Henry Curran, postmaster at Stevens Point, Wisconsin for the past ten years, and one of the proprietors of the Curran House, since 1866, died suddenly yesterday morning. Henry was one of the best known men in this part of the state.

Bio: Curran, Henry (1840 - 1907)

----Source: 1881 History of Wisconsin

HENRY CURRAN, lumberman and of the firm of H. & J. D. Curran, proprietors of the Curran House, Stevens Point, Wisconsin. Was born in Winnebago Co., Illinois., Jan. 1, 1840. Came with his father, John Curran, to Dane Co., Wis., in 1844. In 1846 they came to Plover, Portage Co.; John Curran was engaged in mercantile business until his store was burned, a year or two prior to his death, which occurred Nov. 2, 1S52. Henry Curran enlisted May 10, 1861, in Co. E, 5th Wis. Vol. Inf.; served three years, then re-enlisted October, 1864; was mustered out as captain of his company. Participated in all the engagements of his regiment. He has been engaged in hotel business ever since coming to Stevens Point. Was in the Kallock House three years, then purchased present site of Curran House and moved the Kallock House on the ground and joined it to the Earl House, changing the name to Curran House. In 1870 he engaged in lumbering and has continued the business to the present time. He has been Alderman, and is now Coroner of the County. Oct. 11 1866, he was married at Plover, to Miss Addie J. Walker, a native of Bath, New York. They have two children, John D. Jr., and Florence Gratia.

Wisconsin Death Records

Henry Curran
gender: Male
burial date: 1907
burial place: Stevens Point, Portage, Wi
death date: 01 May 1907
death place: Stevens Point, Portage, Wisconsin
age: 66
birth date: 01 Jan 1841
birthplace: Illinois
occupation: Postmaster
race: White
marital status: Married
spouse's name: Julia A.A. Walker
father's name: John Curran
father's birthplace: Ireland
mother's name: Maryann Curran
mother's birthplace: Ireland

Schedules Enumerating Union Veterans and Widows of Union Veterans of the Civil War, 1890, pg. 3, dwelling 151, family 160

Henry Curran, Co. G, 5th Wis. Vol.

Mustered: 13 Jul 1861

Mustered Out: 20 Jun 1865
event: Census
event date: 1890
event place: Stevens Point, Portage, Wisconsin, United States


1900 Federal Census, ED 111 Stevens Point city Ward 1, Portage, Wisconsin, United States, pg. 10, family 195


Henry Curran, white married male
father's birthplace: Ireland
mother's birthplace: Missouri

Household Members
head Henry Curran M 59 (Jan 1841) Illinois
wife Addie E Curran F 56 (Nov 1844) New York; 4 children - 3 living, both parents b. NY
son Henry J Curran M 17 (Nov 1883) Wisconsin, single
adopted son Russell W Walker M 29 (Jan 1871) Kansas, single
servant John L Weeks M 22 (Jan 1878) Wisconsin, single, both parents b. NY
boarder Frank Manning M 29 (Jul 1871) Wisconsin, single, both parents b. Ireland
boarder Henry V Foster M 29 (Sep 1871) Rhode Island, single, both parents b. RI
boarder Edgar J Swift M 35 (Jul 1865) Ohio, single, both parents b. OH
servant Mary Selinski F 16 (Mar 1884) Wisconsin, single, both parents b. Poland, Ger.
servant Anna Sappanoski F 21 (Nov 1879) Germany, single, both parents b. Germany
servant Josie Malek F 21 (Jul 1879) Wisconsin, single, both parents b. Poland, Ger.
servant Rosie Selinski F 22 (Oct 1878) Poland Ger., single, both parents b. Poland, Ger.
servant Ronia Selinski F 23 (Sep 1877) Poland Ger, single, both parents b. Poland, Ger.
servant Francis Garski F 22 (May 1878) Poland Ger.,single, both parents b. Poland, Ger.
servant Annie Treshinski F 36 (Aug 1864) Poland Ger., single, both parents b. Poland, Ger.
servant Pete Klestinski M 20 (Jan 1880) Wisconsin, single, both parents b. Poland, Ger.
roomer William W Gregory M 31 (Sep 1869) Wisconsin, single, father b. OH, mother b. NY
roomer Osborn J Bartean M 50 (Mar 1850) Connecticut, single, both parents b. NY
partner John D Curran M 54 (Dec 1846) Wisconsin, single, father b. Ireland, mother b. Missouri
roomer James E Gardiner M 60 (Sep 1840) Canada Eng, single male, both parents b. Canada Eng.



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