Raymond Waite Curtis

21 January 1899–5 March 1899
Templeton, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Raymond Waite

When Raymond Waite Curtis was born on 21 January 1899, in Templeton, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Daniel Smith Curtis Jr, was 22 and his mother, Elma Louise Waite, was 25. He died on 5 March 1899, in Baldwinville, Templeton, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 0.

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Daniel Smith Curtis Jr
Elma Louise Waite
Raymond Waite Curtis

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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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  • Raymond W Curtis, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Raymond Waite Curtis, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915"
  • Raymond Waite Curtis, "Massachusetts Births, 1841-1915"

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