Amos Curtis

Brief Life History of Amos

When Amos Curtis was born on 4 April 1752, in Wallingford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States, his father, Abner Curtis, was 33 and his mother, Mary Chapman, was 35. He married Mabel Squire about 1775, in Wallingford, New Haven, Connecticut Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 27 March 1821, in New Hartford, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 68.

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Amos Curtis
1752–1821
Mabel Squire
1754–
Marriage: about 1775
Amos Curtis
1773–
Phineas
1775–
Abigail
1777–
Alvin Curtis
1778–
Phineas Curtiss
1778–
Huldah
1779–
Abigail Curtiss
1780–
Huldah Curtiss
1782–
Alvan
1783–
Shuvall Curtiss
1784–
Alvan Curtiss
1786–
Shubael Curtiss
1781–1845
Amos Curtiss
1786–1869
Electa Curtis
1794–1857

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Amos Curtis - birth: 4 April 1752; Wallingford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States

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World Events (6)

1776

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.

1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.

1789

George Washington elected first president of United States.

Name Meaning

English: nickname for a refined person, sometimes perhaps given ironically, from Middle English, Old French courteis, courtois, curtis ‘courtly, refined, urbane’ (derivative of Old French court; see Court 1).

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

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