Jabez Curry

    Born in Lincoln County, Georgia on March 10, 1797, Jabez Curry moved to Perry County, Alabama, in 1824; and became a successful planter. He was the uncle of J. L. M. Curry and a close friend of Nicola Marschall.

    According to one account Marschall decided to move to Louisville at the suggestion of Curry, who had friends in Kentucky. Jabez Curry died on January 20, 1871. He is buried in the Curry Cemetery in Perry County.