Contributed by Virginia Sechrest
From an old newspaper clipping found in an old book. No date stated
CURRY, HAVENS, KENYON, NOURSE, WEATHERBY, WILLIS
Ages of 11 in Curry Family Total 630 Years--
Ten Members of Pioneer Enfield Family Attend Reunion -- But Three Deaths Recorded
The annual reunion and picnic of the CURRY family held at the HAVENS-WILCOX cottage at Willow Point on the east shore of Cayuga Lake was featured by the presence of 10 of the 11 sons and daughters of Lucius and Mary CURRY who lived on the old CURRY homestead in Enfield where all the children were born. Their ages total 630 years. The oldest is 67 and the youngest 44. All are in excellent health. The CURRYs were pioneers in the Town of Enfield, and are well known throughout the county.
There are 105 cousins and direct relatives in the family, 65 of whom attended the reunion. There have been but three deaths in the family, one son losing his wife and one daughter her husband. The third death occurred in April, 1917, when Eugene CURRY, jr. of Elmira, died at the Great Lakes training camp. He enlisted in the Navy at the beginning of the war and was sent to the training camp, where he died.
At the reunion the following officers were elected for the ensuing year's gathering: President, William CURRY, Corning; vice president, Edward CURRY, Mecklenburg; secretary-treasurer, Mrs. Marguerite KENYON, Auburn; assistant sectretary-treasurer, Stella WEATHERBY, Mecklenburg; chaplain, Mrs. Stella HAVENS, Ithaca; historian, Mrs. Frances WILLIS, Ithaca; assistant historian, Bernice HAVENS, Ithaca. There were guests from Elmira, Auburn, Corning and Burdett.
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