He died on /87 at Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts.(SOURCE: Early Vital Records of Essex County, Massachusetts to 1850 for Amesbury.) He received land in Salisbury in 1641 and '42; a commoner and taxed in 1650. Richard Thomas Currier Born in Strawberry Bank, Nr Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Son of Thomas James Currier and Martha (Osborne) Currier Brother of Elizabeth Currier, Thomas Currier and Margaret Currier Husband of Ann (UNKNOWN) Currier — married before 1643 [location unknown] Husband of Joanna (Pinder) Rowell — married in Amesbury, Essex, MA Father of Jeffery Currier, Samuel Currier, Sarah Currier, Hannah Currier, Thomas Currier, Richard Currier and Samuel Currier Died in Amesbury, Essex, Massachusetts Profile managers: Bonnie Nilsen [send private message] and Kim Montgomery [send private message] Currier-31 created | Last modified Categories: Amesbury, Massachusetts | American Indian Wars | Puritan Great Migration.Richard Thomas Currier migrated to New England during the Puritan Great Migration (1620-1640).You can see a picture of the plaque at Find A Grave.Name Richard Currier Richard Thomas Currier Richard Currier Birth Salisbury, Wiltshire, England Wiltshire, England Stawberry Bank, Glasgow, Scotland Strawberry Bank, Nr Glasgow , Lanarkshire, Scotland Salisbury, Wiltshire, England Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland Event Arrival before 1641 Massachusetts Arrival 1675 Salisbury, Massachusetts 1641 Massachusetts Marriage Wife: Ann Currier 1643 Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts 1643 Salisbury, Essex, Massachusetts, United States Residence 1650 Essex County, MA Death /87 Salisbury, MA Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Amesbury, Essex, Massachusetts, USA Burial Amesbury, Essex County, Massachusetts Note Richard Currier - 1616 to 1686 Sources ↑ Currier: Pages 5ff ↑ 2.0 2.1 Anderson: Page 467 ↑ Ancestry Family Trees ↑ 4.0 4.1 4.2 Filby ↑ 5.0 5.1 Edmund West ↑ 6.0 6.1 AGBI ↑ 7.0 7.1 7.2 Sons of the American Revolution ↑ 8.0 8.1 Edmund West ↑ 9.0 9.1 9.2 9.3 Find A Grave ↑ 10.0 10.1 10.2 Genealogie Online Trees ↑ 11.0 11.1 Holbrook Research ↑ 12.0 12.1 Edmund West ↑ 13.0 13.1 13.2 Millennium File ↑ 14.0 14.1 Yates ↑ 15.0 15.1 15.2 Torrey ↑ 16.0 16.1 Mass., Compiled Census ↑ World Family Tree ↑ AGBI ↑ Edmund West ↑ Filby ↑ Edmund West Currier, Harvey & Currier, John.In February 16, 1642 Richard sold to Abraham Morrill six house lots that were given to him by the town of Salisbury. "He was one of the most prominent men of Salisbury and Amesbury" according to Old Families of Salisbury and Amesbury, by David Hoyt. Valentine Rowell and William Sargent are also listed on the "Golgotha" memorial as among the first twelve settlers of Amesbury, MA.In 1646 he and Thomas Macy were given the right to build a sawmill on the West side of the Powow River. It was seen that Richard Currier was the first name on the list of the "Golgatha" Bowlder. Richard was thought to be an indentured servant to Francis Dove of Salisbury, Old England according to Philip Currier in Volume I Ancestry of Philip Currier.
He owned quite a bit of real estate during his life, so his name appears on numerous deeds.
Although he died in 1686/87, Richard's estate wasn't probated until 1710.
His grandson, Captain Richard Currier, was appointed administrator on November 6, 1710.
Richard and Francis were listed on a map drawn in 1639 of the first lots in Amesbury, according to Merrill's History of Amesbury. Richard Currier, John Weed, Sr., and Samuel Foot, trustees for the town of Amesbury, sold to William Osgood, Sr., in 1683/4, house and land bought of John Hoyt, Jr., for the use of ministry.
In February 16, 1642 Richard sold to Abraham Morrill six house lots that were given to him by the town of Salisbury. "He was one of the most prominent men of Salisbury and Amesbury" according to Old Families of Salisbury and Amesbury, by David Hoyt.