Phenias Bemis Curtis

7 May 1879–7 May 1879
Newton, Cache, Utah, United States

The Life of Phenias Bemis

When Phenias Bemis Curtis was born on 7 May 1879, in Newton, Cache, Utah, United States, his father, Foster Curtis, was 52 and his mother, Clarissa Ann Bemis, was 43. He died on 7 May 1879, in his hometown, at the age of 0, and was buried in Newton, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Foster Curtis
1826–1880
Clarissa Ann Bemis
1836–1909
Clarissa Jerusha Curtis
1858–1859
Esthma Perthenia Curtis
1859–1864
Nahum Bemis Curtis
1863–1942
Foster Alvin Bemis Curtis
1865–1866
Owen Bemis Curtis
1866–1940
Eli Nephi Bemis Curtis
1870–1938
Amos Henry Bemis Curtis
1872–1875
Joseph Hyrum Bemis Curtis
1876–1876
Mary Sophronia Bemis Curtis
1876–1877
Phenias Bemis Curtis
1879–1879
William Bemis Curtis
1880–1880

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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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  • Phenias Bemis Curtis, "Find A Grave Index"

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