Edna Dorothy Curts

5 February 1903–27 September 1998 (Age 95)
Rocktown, East Huntingdon Township, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Edna Dorothy

When Edna Dorothy Curts was born on 5 February 1903, in Rocktown, East Huntingdon Township, Westmoreland, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, William Lundy Curts, was 38 and her mother, Frances Adline Caris, was 30. She married Lewis Franklin Sellingar on 15 April 1922, in Williamsport, Lycoming, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Crawford Township, Clinton, Pennsylvania, United States in 1910 and Williamsport, Lycoming, Pennsylvania, United States in 1930. She died on 27 September 1998, in Fairport, Perinton, Monroe, New York, United States, at the age of 95, and was buried in Salladasburg, Lycoming, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lewis Franklin Sellingar
Edna Dorothy Curts
Marriage: 15 April 1922
June Adaline Sellinger
Lois mae Sellinger

Spouse and Children

15 April 1922
Williamsport, Lycoming, Pennsylvania, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1905 · The Movie Theater

Age 2

The world’s first movie theater was located in Pittsburgh. It was referred to as a nickelodeon as at the time it only cost 5 cents to get in. 

Age 26

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Kurz or Kurtz .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Edna Curts in household of William Curts, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Edna D Sellinger in household of Lewis F Sellinger, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Edna D Curts in household of Ann Curts, "United States Census, 1910"

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