Harvey Curtis

Male17 August 1868–2 October 1891

Brief Life History 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 26. He lived in District 11, Grainger, Tennessee, United States in 1870 and District 14, Grainger, Tennessee, United States in 1880. He died on 2 October 1891, in Hardin, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 23, and was buried in Centerview, Hardin, Tennessee, United States.

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Murrell Curtis
Hannah Arnold
Mary Angeline Curtis
Martha E. Curtis
Harvey Curtis
Randolph Curtis
Nancy Elizabeth Curtis
George B. Curtis

Sources (3)

  • Harvey Curtis in household of Muler Curtis, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Harvy Curtis, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Harvey Curtis in household of Manuell Curtis, "United States Census, 1880"

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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

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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