Harvey Curtis

17 August 1868–2 October 1891 (Age 23)
Hardin, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Harvey

When Harvey Curtis was born on 17 August 1868, in Hardin, Tennessee, United States, his father, Murrell Curtis, was 30 and his mother, Hannah Arnold, was 27. He lived in District 14, Grainger, Tennessee, United States in 1880. He died on 2 October 1891, in Hardin, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 23.

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Family Time Line

Murrell Curtis
1838–1899
Hannah Arnold
1841–1916
Mary E. Curtis
1863–1927
Randolph Curtis
1871–
Martha E. Curtis
1866–1897
Harvey Curtis
1868–1891
Nancy Elizabeth Curtis
1876–1918
George B. Curtis
1877–1930

Parents and Siblings

    Murrell Curtis

    Male1838–1899Male

    Hannah Arnold

    Female1841–1916Female

siblings

(6)

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World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 2

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1870 · Giving all the right to vote

Age 2

The Act was an extension of the Fifteenth Amendment, that prohibited discrimination by state offices in voter registration. It also helped empower the President with the authority to enforce the first section of the Fifteenth Amendment throughout the United States. Being the first of three Enforcement Acts passed by the Congress, it helped combat attacks on the suffrage rights of African Americans.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 7

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

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.

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Sources (1)

  • Harvey Curtis in household of Manuell Curtis, "United States Census, 1880"

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