Anson Simeon Curtis

Male26 January 1819–1908

Brief Life History of Anson Simeon

When Anson Simeon Curtis was born on 26 January 1819, in Westmoreland, Oneida, New York, United States, his father, James Curtis, was 37 and his mother, Bernice Lyman, was 30. He married Mary Louise Crosby in Madison, Madison, Madison, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Madison, Madison, Madison, New York, United States for about 45 years and United States in 1905. He died in 1908, in Madison, Madison, New York, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Madison Village Cemetery, Madison, Madison, Madison, New York, United States.

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Anson Simeon Curtis
Mary Louise Crosby
Hattie M Curtis
Lewis Judson Curtis
James Lyman Curtis
Ella Maria Curtis
Mary Louise Curtis

Sources (13)

  • Anson Curtis, "New York State Census, 1892"
  • Anson Curtis, "New York, State Death Index, 1880-1956"
  • Amon L Curtis, "United States Census, 1870"

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  • Marriage
    Madison, Madison, Madison, New York, United States
  • Children (5)

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    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)

    1820 · Making States Equal

    Age 1

    The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.

    1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

    Age 8

    During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.


    Age 27

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    English: nickname for a refined person, sometimes perhaps given ironically, from Middle English, Old French courteis, courtois, curtis ‘courtly, refined, urbane’ (derivative of Old French court; see Court 1).

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

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