Melissa Curtis

Female29 October 1800–7 January 1832

Brief Life History of Melissa

When Melissa Curtis was born on 29 October 1800, in New Haven, Connecticut, United States, her father, Abner Curtis, was 28 and her mother, Charity or Charilla Twitchell, was 20. She married Alexander Davidson about 1823, in Connecticut, United States. She died on 7 January 1832, at the age of 31.

Photos and Memories (0)

Photos and Memories

Do you know Melissa? Do you have a story about her that you would like to share? Sign In or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Alexander Davidson
Melissa Curtis
Marriage: about 1823

Sources (0)


    There are no historical documents attached to Melissa.

    Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1823Connecticut, United States
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (3)

    World Events (8)

    1802 · Brass is Discovered

    Age 2

    "In 1802, brass was identified in Waterbury, Connecticut. This gave the city the nickname ""The Brass City."" Brass dominated the city and helped to create the city. The motto of the city is Quid Aere Perennius, which means What is more lasting than brass? in Latin."


    Age 3

    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.


    Age 12

    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

    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.

    Possible Related Names

    Discover Even More

    As a nonprofit, we offer free help to those looking to learn the details of their family story.

    Create a free account to view more about your family.
    Create a FREE Account
    Search for Another Deceased Ancestor
    Share this with your family and friends.