Delbert Wells Curtis

Male28 May 1918–14 September 2003

Brief Life History of Delbert Wells

When Delbert Wells Curtis was born on 28 May 1918, in Payson, Utah, Utah, United States, his father, Dr. Asa Lyman Curtis, was 41 and his mother, Anne Beatrice Littlewood, was 44. He married Helen Marshall Brown on 7 December 1946, in Evanston, Uinta, Wyoming, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in United States in 1949 and Salem, Utah, Utah, United States in 1950. He died on 14 September 2003, in American Fork, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Salem, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Delbert Wells Curtis
Helen Marshall Brown
Marriage: 7 December 1946
Matthew Lyman Curtis

Sources (23)

  • Delbert Wells Curtis, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Delbert Wells Curtis, "Utah, World War II Draft Registration Cards,1940-1947"
  • Delbert Wells Curtis, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 December 1946Evanston, Uinta, Wyoming, United States
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (8)

    1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

    Age 1

    The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

    1921 · One of The Oldest Coasters in the World

    Age 3

    Utah is home to one of the oldest coasters in the world that is still operational. The Roller Coaster, at Lagoon Amusement park, is listed number 5.


    Age 23

    Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

    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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    Nephites in North America

    I had a couple discussions with Uncle Deb (Delbert Curtis) regarding the existence of Nephite and Lamanite civilizations in North America. Deb explained that he believes that the events of the Book o …

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