Thomas Curtis

about 1753–before 1798 (Age 45)
Torrington, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Thomas

When Thomas Curtis was born about 1753, in Torrington, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States, his father, Zebulon Curtis, was 42 and his mother, Lydia Cole, was 44. He died before 1798, at the age of 44.

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Family Time Line

Zebulon Curtis
1711–1798
Lydia Cole
1709–1776
Elizabeth Curtis
1737–1801
Thomas Curtis
1753–1798
Thomas Curtis
1739–1776
Mercy Curtis
1743–1798
Job Curtis
1745–1807
John Curtis
1746–1792
Lyda Curtis
1751–1820

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World Events (4)

1776

Age 23

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1781 · British Forces Capture Fort Griswold

Age 28

The capture of Fort Griswold was the final act of treason that Benedict Arnold committed. This would be a British victory. On the American side 85 were killed, 35 wounded and paroled, 28 taken prisoner, 13 escaped, and 1 twelve year old was captured and released.
1787 · The Making of the U.S. Constitution.

Age 34

The Philadelphia Convention was intended to be the first meeting to establish the first system of government under the Articles of Confederation. From this Convention, the Constitution of the United States was made and then put into place making it one of the major events in all American History.

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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