Amos Curtis

4 April 1752–27 March 1821 (Age 68)
Wallingford, New Haven, Connecticut, United States

The Life Summary 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, United States. 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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Family Time Line

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 Ann Curtiss
1794–1857

Spouse and Children

Children

(14)

+9 More Children

Parents and Siblings

Siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (6)

1776
Age 24
Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold
Age 29
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
Age 37
George Washington elected first president of United States.

Name Meaning

1 English: nickname for a refined person, sometimes no doubt given ironically, from Old French, Middle English curteis, co(u)rtois ‘refined’, ‘accomplished’ (a derivative of Old French court, see Court 1).2 English: from Middle English curt ‘short’ + hose ‘leggings’, hence a nickname for a short person or one who wore short stockings. This nickname was borne by William the Conqueror's son Robert, but it is not clear whether it has given rise to any surnames.3 Altered form of French Courtois .

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

Possible Related Names

Curtiss
Curtice
Courtois
Cortis
Court

Sources (1)

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

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