George Curtis

Brief Life History of George

George Curtis was born about 1812. He married Mary Ann Bramble about 1835, in Rodmarton, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Ashton Keynes, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom in 1851.

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Family Time Line

George Curtis
1812–
Mary Ann Bramble
1811–
Marriage: about 1835
Ellen Bramble Curtis
1836–1919
Eliza Curtis
1838–
Jane Curtis
1840–
William E. Curtis
1842–
John Curtis
1843–
Elizabeth Curtis
1845–
Mary Ann Curtis
1847–1922

Sources (2)

  • George Curtis in entry for Eliza Curtis, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Legacy NFS Source: George Curtis - Church record: christening: 17 May 1812; Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom

World Events (8)

1815

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.

1843

Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

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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