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William W. Currey (1857-1938)
Born in Ontario, salesman of Singer Sewing Machines.
Added May, 2014.

1883 biography. - Added Feb, 2012

The History of Bay County, Michigan, 1883


A son of Charles D. Currey, of Unionville, Mich., was born in the village of Drumbo, Ontario, on the 7th of May, 1857. He removed with his parents to Almont, Mich., in 1859, where he remained for five years; thence to Pontiac, Oakland Co., where he remained three years, and soon after removed to Unionville, Tuscola Co. At the age of eighteen he left home, and began business for himself, learning the masons' trade, which business he continued for four years. He then came to Bay City, and engaged with the Domestic Sewing Machine Company, where he remained for two years, after which he engaged with Van Syckle, a music dealer, which business he followed one year. He then engaged with the Singer Sewing Machine Company, and remained with them for one year. He then engaged with his uncle, C. M. Currey, and once more began as a salesman for the Domestic Sewing Machine Company, of Tecumseh, Mich. His present residence is 510 Saginaw Street, Bay City, Mich.

History of Bay County, Michigan - Gansser 1905.

FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH (West Side) -- In 1874 William Currey, a member of the First Baptist of Bay City crossed the river and organized a Sudnay-school, of which he became superinstendent. For six months the infant society met in an opera house, which has since been turned into a merchants' storefront.

Additional Notes:

    Find A Grave
    Daniel Curry (Grand-father of William Currey), b. Jul. 19, 1801, Canada
    Sarah Gidney (Grand-mother of William Currey) (b.? death abt. 1840.
    George Edward (1824-1880)
    Charles Dean (1825-1887) - William's father.
    William H. (1927-1895)
    Joseph G. (1836-1887)
    Afred (1839-1908)
    Daniel Robert (1840-1920)
    Thomas Samuel (1859-1938)

    Charles Dean Currey (William's father) (1825-1887), b. New Brunswick, Canada
    Catherine Elizabeth Stevend (William's mother) (1833-1917), b. Canada
    Children: George H., Albert, Elizabeth, William, Oliver O., Alonzo Kelsey, Judson S., Henreitta, May Etta. Margaret, Clara Bell

    1860 - Census: Town of Bruce, Macomb, Mich.
    Currey, Charles - age 35, Nb.
    Catherine, wife - age 27, Canada
    George, son - age 9, New York
    Albert, son - age 7, Canada
    Elizabeth, dau. - age 5, Canada
    William, son - age 3, Canada
    Oliver, son - age 1, Mich.

    1870 - Census: Columbia, Tuscola, Mich.
    Currey, Charles - b. 1822-23, New Brruswick
    Catherine, wife - b. 1833-34, Canada
    George H., son, - b. 1850-51, New York.
    Albert, son - b. 1852-53, Canada
    William, son - b. 1856-57, Canada
    Elizabeth, dau. - b. 1854-55, Canada
    Oliver, son - b. 1858-59, Mich.

    1875 - William H. Currey member of the First Baptish Church in Bay City, Mich., served as Deacon. (History - 1875)

    1900 - Census: Bay City, Bay, Mich.
    Currey, Wm. H. - b. May 1957, Canada
    Hattie A., wife - b. July 1857, New York
    Bessie G., dau. - b. May 1884, Mich.
    Niblack, Sarah, mother-in-law, b. Mar. 1824, New York

    1920 - Census: Detroit, Wayne, Mich.
    Currey, Wm. W. - age 62, Canada
    Hattie A., wife - age 62, Mich.
    Bessie G., dau. - age 34, Mich.

    1930 - Census: Detroit, Wayne, Mich.
    Currey, Wm. W. - age 72, Canada
    Hattie A., wife - age 72, Canada

    1938 - Michigan Deaths: Detroit, Wayne, Mich.
    Death on Oct. 14, 1938 of William W. Currey, born May 7, 1856 at Dumbol, Canada, son of Charles D. Currey and Catherine Stevens.

Related Pages/Notes

Related Pages:
Currey, Daniel-R - uncle
People Referenced
Currey, Albert (bro)
Currey, Alfred (uncle)
Currey, Alonzo K. (bro)
Currey, Bessie G. (dau)
Currey, Charles D. (father)
Currey, Clara B. (sis)
Currey, Daniel (g-father)
Currey, Daniel R. (uncle)
Currey, Elizabeth (sis)
Currey, Geo. E. (uncle)
Currey, Geo. H. (bro)
Currey, Henreitta (sis)
Currey, Joseph (uncle)
Currey, Judson S. (bro)
Currey, Margaret (sis)
Currey, May E. (sis)
Currey, Oliver O. (bro)
Currey, Thomas S. (uncle)
Currey, Wm. H. (uncle)
Currey, Wm. W. (subject)
Gidney, Sarah (g-mother)
Stevens, Catharine (mother)
Van Sycle
Subjects Referenced
Almont, MI
Bay City, MI
Bruce, MI
Columbia, MI
Detroit, MI
Domestic Sewing Machine
Dumbol, Canada
First Baptist Church
Macomb Co., MI
New Brunswick, Canada
New York
Oakland Co., MI
Ontario, Canada
Pontiac, MI
Singer Sewing Machine
Tuscola Co., MI
Unionville, MI
Wayne Co., MI
WRITINGS: History As It Was Written Then.