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57. Mary CURD29 was born (date unknown).

Mary and Edmund Curd were first cousins.

Mary CURD and Edmund CURD were married on 18 March 1764 in Goochland County, Virginia.60 Edmund CURD61, son of Richard CURD and Sarah DOWNER, died about 1814 in Logan County, Kentucky.61,62

Goochland Co VA, DB 16
14 Sep 1794 Appraisers appointed to audit and settle accounts of Edmund Curd as Executor of Richard Curd dec'd. Examined 21 Oct 1794. Ret. 15 Dec 1794

20 Oct 1793 Edmund Curd, heir of Richard Curd, dec'd to John Curd. 1000£. 300 acres being overplus of Land allotted to Richard Curd dec'd by Edward Curd dec'd and inherited by the aforesaid Edmund Curd from his dec'd father who held it under a deed from the said Edward Curd dec'd bearing date ____. Land lies on waters of Castle branch in Goochland and only part of tract thus conveyed. The other part the said Edmund hath held and enjoyed several years and lately sold to Thomas Hatcher.
Signed: Edmund Curd
Wit: Francis Underwood, Joseph Perkins, Jos. Lewis Jr
17 Mar 1794 Francis & Jos Perkins proved. 5 Dec 1794 Joseph Lewis Jr further proved & ordered recorded.
John is probably a first cousin.

Edmund Curd of Goochland am firmly bound unto Jno Curd for 1000£ to be paid to said John Curd. 25 Oct 1793. Edmund Curd heir & devisee of Richard Curd dec'd held & enjoyed under his deceased fathers will 350 acres on Castle Branch which he the said Edmund Curd hath lately sold Thomas Hatcher. Said Edmund may probably claim 300 acres which the aforesaid Richard Curd dec'd held and enjoyed under a special agreement bet said Richard and his brother Edward Curd which land is commonly called Piney Woods tract and was given by said Richard Curt unto his seven deaughters: Mary, Sarah, Elizabeth, Lucy, Fanny, Susanna & Ann Williams Curd. Had been conveyed to and is in possession of George Underwood. Richard Curd dec'd was entitled under the Will to 650 acres on Casle branch, part of a large tract, the overplus whereof was given to Edward Curd dec'd and by special agreement by said Ri'd and Ewd the land which Richard was intitled to was allotted to hiam, 350 acres which Edmund hath lately sold to Thomas Hatcher and 300 which George Underwood now holds. As it may be doubtful whether Edmund Curd is not entitle to the whole 650 acres left by the father of Richard Curd to him the said Richard ….to the sd Edmund Curt. The said Edmd for himself & his heirs agree with the said John Cur & his heirs that he will abide by, stand by, and be contented never to claim or demand any other part of land which he inherited from his father than those 650 acres in two parcels.
Bond signed by Edmund Curd
Wit: Francis Underwood, Joseph Perkins, Jos. Lewis Jr. Proved as previous deed


Edmund was captain of a company of Goochland Co VA Milita. during the Revolution. He left Virginia for Kentucky between 1786-1792. He had land in Jefferson & Shelby Counties and was referred to as Edmund Curd of Fayette Co. He did live in Shelby Co briefly but moved to Logan Co KY about 1806.

Edmund married second to Elizabeth Coghill, 10 Jul 1786. He had three more sons by her.


Goochland DB 16
15 Feb 1796 John Curd to Edmund Curd of Fayette Co, KY. Tract in county of Shelby, KY, 1000 acres, granted Valentine Harrison assignee of Levin Powell by patent, dated 16 Jun 1785 which was by said Harrison conveyed to John Curd. Corner of Kinchlow's 700 acres survey, running with his line, meanders of Buck Creek….. Signed: John Curd 350£.
15 Feb 1790. Ack by John Curd

Deed in 1820 on p.19 of Logan Co Book I/J from Samuel H. Curd to Spencer and William Curd describes land conveyed to them by Edmund Curd, dec'd. "Curd Family" book says he died about 1814.

Mary CURD and Edmund CURD had the following children:

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i.

Jeannie CURD was born on 12 July 1765 in Goochland County, Virginia.61

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ii.

Peggy CURD was born on 22 June 1767 in Goochland County, Virginia.61

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iii.

Edward CURD61,63 was born on 20 May 1769 in Goochland County, Virginia.61 He died in 1838 at the age of 69.61

Married Catherine W. Lambert. Moved to KY with his father and half-brothers.
Wife Catherine named in Logan Co KY Deed Book M, p.281

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iv.

Richard CURD63 was born on 23 February 1771.61

Richard's wife may have been Zilpha - Logan Co KY Deed Book M:
p.277 5 Sep 1823. Richard Curd of Callaway Co to Edmund Curd of same. Land in Logan Co on Big Whipporwill & Elk Fork of Red River. Zilpha wife of Richard examined. Rec. 5 May 1824 Logan Co

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v.

Elizabeth CURD was born on 5 March 1773 in Goochland County, Virginia.61

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vi.

Charles CURD was born on 18 February 1777 in Goochland County, Virginia.61