105 - Andrew Jackson McCurley - McCurley Cemetery - Lewisville, TX
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil
N 33° 03.852 W 097° 01.593
14S E 684232 N 3660136
Quick Description: Andrew Jackson McCurley was born in 1875, the year that Bizet's "Carmen" was first performed. He is buried in McCurley Cemetery, which is named for his father, George Collins McCurley, an early area settler.
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 7/15/2016 6:52:04 AM
Waymark Code: WMRP2G
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member elyob
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Long Description:
Mr. McCurley shares a headstone with his wife, Maude Ann. The headstone is modern, of gray, granite, with "In Loving Memory" at the top, and the family name, "McCurley", flanked by crosses and roses. Each of the McCurleys has their personal information listed:

Maude Ann
July 22, 1885
Feb. 1, 1982

Andrew Jackson
Feb. 27, 1875
May 11, 1980


Significant events in Mr. McCurley's lifetime include:

1875 - Brigham Young University is founded in Provo, Utah.
1885 - Bicycle Playing Cards are first produced.
1895 - American frontier murderer and outlaw John Wesley Hardin is shot and killed. No snoring is involved.
1905 - The longtime voice of Winnie the Pooh, Sterling Holloway, is born in January.
1915 - Canadian soldier John McCrae writes the poem "In Flanders Fields".
1925 - Quarrella DeVil, Sr. is born in Detroit, MI.
1935 - T. E. Lawrence ("Lawrence of Arabia") dies as the result of a motorcycle accident.
1945 - World War II finally ends.
1955 - Gordie Howe's Detroit Red Wings win their last Stanley Cup until 1997.
1965 - The Gateway Arch in St. Louis, MO is completed.
1975 - "Monty Python and the Holy Grail" is released.
1980 - Israel and Egypt establish diplomatic relations.
Location of Headstone: McCurley Cemetery, Lewisville, TX

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