Samuel Curtright

1806–1863 (Age 58)
Kentucky, United States

The Life of Samuel

Samuel Curtright was born in 1806, in Kentucky, United States. He married Barbara Mccoy Howell on 4 March 1827, in Greene, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 5 daughters. He died on 20 December 1863, in La Grange, Troup, Georgia, United States, at the age of 57.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Curtright
1806–1863
Barbara Mccoy Howell
1811–1894
Marriage: 4 March 1827
Jane Elizabeth Curtright
1828–
Capt. John Cornelius Curtright
1830–1862
James M. Curtright
1833–
Benjamin Frankin Curtright
1835–
Marie Antoinette Curtright
1837–1908
Emma Curtright
1839–
Thomas J. Curtright
1841–1862
William H. Curtright
1844–1893
Roan H Curtright
1847–1863
L A Curtright
1848–
Mary Elizabeth Curtright
1850–1922

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
4 March 1827
Greene, Georgia, United States
children

(11)

    Jane Elizabeth Curtright

    Female1828–Female

    Capt. John Cornelius Curtright

    Male1830–1862Male

    James M. Curtright

    Male1833–Male

    Benjamin Frankin Curtright

    Male1835–Male

    Marie Antoinette Curtright

    Female1837–1908Female

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1811 · The Savannah Riots

Age 5

A barroom brawl in Savannah on Tuesday, November 12, 1811, had international impact. An American seaman boasted of having joined the crew of a French vessel, likely named La Vengeance. Others became upset at the idea of the American joining a foreign nation and a brawl erupted. The county coroner asked for peace but was beaten with clubs. A second clash occurred the following day when French sailors attacked five American seaman. A day after the second attack, twenty French sailors attacked six Americans. Four of them escaped but two were beaten and stabbed. Jacob Taylor died on the scene and a rigger named Collins died the following day. By Friday, a full scale riot erupted when the French crewmen arrested on murder charges were released. Many were arrested and French ships La Vengeance and La Franchise were burned. In the end, the incident caused disruptions in French-American relations and affected shipping and trade.
1812 · Kentucky Bend Created

Age 6

During the New Madrid earthquakes of 1811-1812, the Kentucky Bend or New Madrid Bend was created. It is located in the southwestern corner of Kentucky on the banks of the Mississippi River.
1830 · Louisville and Portland Canal Opens

Age 24

The Louisville and Portland canal opened in 1830. It was a 2 mile canal. It helped with the barrier caused by the Falls of the Ohio River at Louisville by making a route around them.

Name Meaning

See Courtright .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • S Curtright, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Samuel Curtright, "United States Index to Indian Wars Pension Files, 1892-1926"
  • Samuel Curtwright, "Georgia, County Marriages, 1785-1950"

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