Mary Ann Filby

Widford, Essex, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Mary Ann

When Mary Ann Filby was born in 1844, in Widford, Essex, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Whitworth Filby, was 26 and her mother, Ann Andrews, was 20. She married Henry Edward Curtiss on 25 December 1866, in Chelmsford, Essex, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. She lived in Ingrave, Essex, England, United Kingdom in 1871 and Latchingdon, Essex, England, United Kingdom in 1881.

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Family Time Line

Henry Edward Curtiss
Mary Ann Filby
Marriage: 25 December 1866
John Christopher Curtiss
Henry Curtiss
Sidney Joseph Curtis
Ernest George Curtiss

Spouse and Children

25 December 1866
Chelmsford, Essex, England, United Kingdom


    John Christopher Curtiss


    Sidney Joseph Curtis


    Ernest George Curtiss


    Henry Curtiss


Parents and Siblings



+4 More Children

World Events (7)

1854 · The Crimean War

Age 10

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 36

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

Age 40

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a place in Norfolk, so called from the Old Norse personal name Fili or Fila (of uncertain origin) + Old Norse býr ‘farm’, ‘settlement’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Mary Ann Curteis in household of Henry Curteis, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Mary Ann Filby in household of Wilworth Filby, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Mary A Curtis in household of Felix Geo Curtis, "England and Wales Census, 1881"

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