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110. Maj John CURD58,97 was born on 23 November 1760 in Goochland County, Virginia.57,59 He died on 10 September 1838 at the age of 77 in Logan County, Kentucky.59,98

Maj. Curd enlisted in the Continental Army in 1776 from Goochland and served as a private in the 9th VA Regt, company Capt. Samuel Woodson. Wounded at the battle of Germantown and taken prisoner. Was exchanged in the summer of 1778 and discharged. He reenlisted and served under Col. George Matthews. In May of 1780 he was commissioned a Major of the Goochland Militia. Nancy received his pension - #W 8645.

Curd's pension application gives his date of birth as 16 Sep 1760.

Goochland DB 12
p.284 2 Aug 1779 Nathaniel West Dandridge of Hanover, esquire and ???? Joseph Pollard. Marriage in intended…. Deed of trust - much unreadable "said Jane Pollard"
Signed: N. W. Dandridge, Jane Pollard
Wit: Robin Poor, John Curd Junr., James Meriwether
Signed 2 Aug 1779.

p.444 21 Aug 1787 John Curd Minor and wife Ann Williams of Fayette Co [Kentucky] to George Underwood of Goochland.…45 £. 43 and 1/3 acres. Part of tract of 260 acres known by the name of the Piney Woods tract and was willed to Ann Williams by her dec'd father Rich'd Curd by his last Will. Land is bounded by land of Colo. John Curd, Edward McBride, Archr Payne & George Underwood. Signed: John Curd, Ann W. Curd
21 Aug 1787 Deed presented in Court & acknowledged by John Curd; wife examined & relinquished.


Goochland DB 15
Marriage returns of Reubin Ford
1787, July 10th. Married John Curd to Miss Nancy W. Curd, Goochld.
18 Feb 1788, present to Court and ordered recorded.

This could have been Maj. John or his father.
Goochland DB 15
p.241
Inquisition at plantation of Thomas Pleasants on bank of James River, 12 May. Before John Curd, one of the coroners of the Commonwealth for Goochland County. View of body of Negro man then and there lying deceased. Men swon to inquire after said Negro man came to his death do say that he is unknown to all of them; that body being so putrified they can discover no injury but suppose him to have been accidentally drowned.
Signed: Tucker Woodson, Archer Pledge, J. W. Pleasants, Mathew Pleasants, John Sanders, Edward Redford, Richard (x) Sampson, Milner Redford, Geo Payne Sen, Arch Payne, John Hylton, William Perkins, Benj Sadler, Jonah Leak, Wm (x) Sadler, John Gray
18 May 1789 - returned to court and ordered recorded.

Goochland DB 16
19 Nov 1792 John Curd & wife Ann to George Underwood. Tract in Goochland & Parish of St James Northam. 153 ½ acres. Line of Edward McBride, branch of Beaverdam, Curds road, crossing New Markett road,
Rec 21 Nov 1792 Ack by Curd


They lived first in Warren Co KY, later moving to Logan Co.

John Curd was foreman of a Jury called to decide a case in the Court of Quarter Sessions, Warren Co on 6 Jun 1797.

He represented Warren and Barren Counties in the Kentucky State Senate, 1800.

Warren Co KY Deeds
DB A; p.19 1 May 1798 John Curd and Nancy Williams Curd to William Jones. 38 acres, south side of Big Barren
DB A; p.87 1 Oct 1798 John Curd to Price Curd of Fayette Co KY. 200 acres south side of Big Barren River, Reave's Corner
DB A; p.191 23 Jun 1800 John Curd and Nancy W. his wife and Price Curd, Fanny hi wife of Fayette Co KY to Bartholomew Stoval. 344 acres waters of Difficult Crk.
DB A; p.284 30 Aug 1801 John Curd & Nancy W. his wife to James Steward. 46 1/4 acres on Big Barren River.
DB B; p.99 16 Oct 1802 John Curd appointed Daniel Curd of Barren Co KY his attorney to divide the lands that John Curd, dec'd left his children by will and make good the agreements I made respecting given Catherine Bradshaw and Molly Pryor a part of the land. [Catherine & Molly were sisters of John and Daniel.]
DB E; p.54 22 Mar 1810 John Curd of Logan Co KY & wife Nancy W. to Henry Grider for $1015. 203 acres. Armistead Morehead, Clerk Logan Co.

Maj John CURD and Ann Williams "Nancy" CURD were married on 10 July 1787 in Goochland County, Virginia.97 Ann Williams "Nancy" CURD99, daughter of Richard CURD and Sarah DOWNER, was born on 11 July 1762.100 She died on 20 September 1846 at the age of 84 in Logan County, Kentucky.97,98

Logan Co DB W:
p.106 25 Dec 1838. Samuel Poindexter of Russellville of 1st part and Samuel Poindexter & William E. Curd as trustees for use and benefit of Mrs. Nancy Curd, widow of Major John Curd, dec'd. Slave.

Maj John CURD and Ann Williams "Nancy" CURD had the following children:

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i.

Sarah "Sally" CURD.

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ii.

Richard CURD.

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iii.

Polly Smith CURD.

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iv.

John B. CURD.

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v.

Lucy Brent CURD.

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vi.

Elizabeth "Betsey" CURD.

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vii.

Fanny CURD.

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viii.

William Elliott CURD.