1856 — 1925
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Oregon, Holt County, Missouri
Source: Standard Atlas of Holt County, Missouri, Including a Plat Book of the Villages, Cities and Townships of the County, Map of the State, United States and World.... Chicago, Illinois: Geo. A. Ogle & Company, 1898.
Thomas Curry was born in Plymouth County, Iowa, on 27 October 1856 and came with his family to Holt County, Missouri in 1857.
In his teens, he apprenticed as a printer, working over the years for the Missouri Valley Times and the Holt County Press. In 1883, Tom Curry and David P. Dobyns With the cursor on the image, click the "Maximize" icon if visible in the lower-right corner to view full size. created Dobyns & Curry, owners and publishers of the Holt County Sentinel.
Tom was also postmaster of Oregon, Missouri, from 1897 to 1907.
Tom Currry and Christina Wilhelmina Fiegenbaum, daughter of Rev. Heinrich Hermann and Clara Catherine (Kastenbudt) Fiegenbaum, were married on 18 February 1885 at St. Joseph, Buchanan County, Missouri. They were the parents of two children.
Additional biographical material about Tom and his family is listed in the More Resources section, below.