Enos Curtis

Brief Life History of Enos

When Enos Curtis was born on 9 October 1783, in Kinderhook, Columbia, New York, United States, his father, Edmond Curtis, was 20 and his mother, Polly Mary Averell, was 20. He married Ruth Franklin on 15 December 1805, in New York City, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Fulton, Illinois, United States in 1840 and Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States in 1841. His occupation is listed as carpenter; wheelwright in Springville, Utah, Utah, United States. He died on 1 June 1856, in Springville, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Springville City Cemetery, Springville, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Enos Curtis
Ruth Franklin
Marriage: 15 December 1805
Lydia B Curtis
Maria Curtis
Martha Curtis
Edmond Curtis
Jeremiah Curtis
Seth Curtis
Simmons Philander Curtis
David Avery Curtis
John White Curtis
Ezra Houghton Curtis
Ruth Curtis
Ursula Curtis
Sabrina Curtis
Celestia Curtis

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  • 1850 United States Census for Enos Curtis & Tamma Durfee Curtis
  • 1783 New York LDS Membership Birth of Enos Curtis son of Edmond Curtis & Polly Mary Avery, 9 October 1783, Kinderhook, Columbia, New York, United States
  • 1805 New York Marriage as listed in the Boston Transcript Newspaper for Enos Curtis & Ruth Franklin

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1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.


France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

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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