History of Bucks County, Pa Volume 3 by William H. Davis
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THOMAS CURLEY, of New Britain township, Bucks county, is a representative of the best type of Irish-American citizenship. He is a son of JOHN and ANNA [CONNORS] CURLEY, whose family consisted of the following children: Patrick; MICHAEL; JOHN; THOMAS, mentioned at length hereinafter; MARGARET, who lived in New York; WINONA, who married a REGAN, and died at Turk, in Doylestown township; Julia, who dies in Philadelphia; MARY, who died in Ireland; DELLA, who died in Camden, New Jersey; and MINNIE, who died in Ireland.

THOMAS CURLEY, son of JOHN and ANNA [CONNORS] CURLEY, was born January 26, 1845, in Ireland, and in 1862 emigrated to the United States. He settled in Philadelphia, where he was employed as an errand boy, by DAVID HAYES, at Ninth and Elbert street. His brother PATRICK, who worked in the same place, enlisted in the army during the civil war. MR. CURLEY moved to Hilltown, where for five years he was employed by his cousin FRANCIS CURLEY and in 1879 purchased a farm in New Britain township of LOUIS WEINREBE, of Doylestown. This farm under his skillful management has proved very productive, supplying the market with large quanities of fruit and vegetables. Politically MR. CURLEY is identified with the Democratic party. He is a member of St. Mary's Roman Catholic curch at Doylestown. MR. CURLEY married, in November, 1882, DELIA RASBY, a native of Ireland, who landed in this country at the age of ten years.

Text taken from page 437 of: 

Davis, William W. H., A. M. History of Bucks County, Pennsylvania [New York-Chicago: The Lewis Publishing Company, 1905] Volume III

Transcribed March, 2003 by Jacie W. Ann Ailes-Runyan as part of the Bucks Co., Pa., Early Family Project, www.rootsweb.com/~pabucks/bucksindex.html

Published May 2003 on the Bucks County, Pa., USGenWeb pages at www.rootsweb.com/~pabucks