Charles Curtiss

7 December 1822–3 May 1843 (Age 20)
Castile, Castile, Wyoming, New York, United States

The Life of Charles

When Charles Curtiss was born on 7 December 1822, in Castile, Castile, Wyoming, New York, United States, his father, Roswell Morgan Curtiss, was 27 and his mother, Rachael French, was 20. He died on 3 May 1843, in Mount Morris, Mount Morris, Livingston, New York, United States, at the age of 20, and was buried in Mount Morris, Mount Morris, Livingston, New York, United States.

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Roswell Morgan Curtiss
Rachael French
Charles Curtiss
George Curtiss
John Freeman Curtiss
Jerome Curtiss
Frank S. Curtiss
Ira Rozel Curtiss

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World Events (5)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 3

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 5

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 8

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Curtis .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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  • Charles Curtiss, "Find A Grave Index"

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