Mary Ann Hitchcock

Female13 May 1801–3 August 1885

Brief Life History of Mary Ann

Mary Ann Hitchcock was born on 13 May 1801, in Connecticut, United States. She had at least 2 daughters with Jacob Curtis. She lived in Fond du Lac, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, United States in 1850 and Hampton, Rock Island, Illinois, United States for about 10 years. She died on 3 August 1885, in Rock Island, Illinois, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Bowlesburg Cemetery, Hampton Township, Rock Island, Illinois, United States.

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Jacob Curtis
Mary Ann Hitchcock
Minerva Curtis
Delia Curtis

Sources (4)

  • Mary Ann Curtis in household of Larah L Curtis, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Mary Ann Hitchcock - Government record: death: 3 August 1889; Rock Island, Illinois, United States
  • Mary Curtis in household of Jacob Curtis, "United States Census, 1870"

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Children (2)

World Events (8)

1802 · Brass is Discovered

Age 1

"In 1802, brass was identified in Waterbury, Connecticut. This gave the city the nickname ""The Brass City."" Brass dominated the city and helped to create the city. The motto of the city is Quid Aere Perennius, which means What is more lasting than brass? in Latin."


Age 2

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 24

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

English: from a pet form of the Middle English personal name Hitch , a pet form of Richard , with the Middle English diminutive suffix -cok. Compare Heacock .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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