Barney Curtis

1869–14 March 1882 (Age 13)
Monroe, Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of Barney

When Barney Curtis was born in 1869, in Monroe, Kentucky, United States, his father, James Curtis, was 30 and his mother, Sarah Faye Robinson, was 25. He died on 14 March 1882, in Daviess, Missouri, United States, at the age of 13, and was buried in Jameson, Daviess, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Curtis
1839–1875
Sarah Faye Robinson
1844–1925
Barney Curtis
1869–1882
Byron Curtis
1872–
Edith Curtis
1874–

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World Events (6)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
Age 1
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 1
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 6
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.

Possible Related Names

Court
Courtois
Cortis
Curtice
Curtiss

Sources (1)

  • Barney Curtis, "Find A Grave Index"

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