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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Foster Curtis
Clarissa Ann Bemis
Clarissa Jerusha Curtis
Esthma Perthenia Curtis
Nahum Bemis Curtis
Foster Alvin Bemis Curtis
Owen Bemis Curtis
Eli Nephi Bemis Curtis
Amos Henry Bemis Curtis
Joseph Hyrum Bemis Curtis
Mary Sophronia Bemis Curtis
Phenias Bemis Curtis
William Bemis Curtis

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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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