Curtis Kinsey Gittings

Brief Life History of Curtis Kinsey

When Curtis Kinsey Gittings was born on 3 July 1858, in La Harpe, Hancock, Illinois, United States, his father, Kinsey Gittings, was 24 and his mother, Lucy Sperry, was 23. He married Emma Kate Thompson on 3 August 1881, in La Harpe, Hancock, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Wilber, Saline, Nebraska, United States in 1885 and Beaver Election Precinct, Nuckolls, Nebraska, United States in 1900. He died on 30 September 1938, in Superior, Nuckolls, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Superior, Nuckolls, Nebraska, United States.

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Family Time Line

Curtis Kinsey Gittings
Emma Kate Thompson
Marriage: 3 August 1881
Myrle E. Gittings
Benjamin Jarvis Gittings
Ina Estelle Gittings
Vern Wallace Gittings
Homer Thompson Gittings
Clarence Kirk Gittings

Sources (24)

  • Curtis Gedding in household of Kinsey Gedding, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Curtis Gittings, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1934"
  • Curtis Kinsey Gittings, "Find A Grave Index"

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Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.


Historical Boundaries: 1872: Nuckolls, Nebraska, United States

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

Welsh and English (West Midlands): variant of Gittens and Getting .

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

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