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Jesse Curry's Cemetery Jesse Curry's Cemetery

On the night of September 7, 1872 forty-five year old Civil War veteran Jesse Curry and Jack Davidson were coming home from a dance near Zimmermansville near here on Dayton-Xenia Road.  For unknown reason, Jack shot and killed Jesse with a revolver.  Davidson was convicted and sentenced to life in a penitentiary, but was ultimately pardoned by Governor R.M. Bishop.

Jesse is buried in Old Silvercreek Cemetery in Jamestown.  Jack is believed to be buried at Ferncliff Cemetery in Springfield.

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