John and Zona Curl

 John and Zona Curl arrived in Cooke City Montana in 1883. John immediately engaged in the mining business. As cooke City needs increased he became involved in the Hotel business and for many years conducted the only eating house in Cooke City. In 1898 their first child, Mary Margaret was born. In 1902 their son Thomas was born.

John and Zona lived in Cooke City for many years and John was a guiding force in Park County politics. Mary Margaret mentions that her father and Horn Miller were partners in the mining endeavors.

John F. Curl was born in 1853: died October 1, 1924, Daughter Mary Margaret Died on February 19,1959. Son Thomas Died in 1961.




 Daughter Mary Margaret with Curl Grandchildren John Craig and Mary Jane

 John Flenniken Curl

 A collection of 3 Obituaries written for John Curl Read

 Curl House Photos






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