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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Family Time Line

Enos Curtis
1783–1856
Ruth Franklin
1790–1848
Marriage: 15 December 1805
Lydia B Curtis
1808–1809
Maria Curtis
1810–1841
Martha Curtis
1812–1834
Edmond Curtis
1814–1815
Jeremiah Curtis
1815–1816
Seth Curtis
1817–1817
Simmons Philander Curtis
1818–1880
David Avery Curtis
1820–1885
John White Curtis
1820–1902
Ezra Houghton Curtis
1823–1915
Ruth Curtis
1825–1825
Ursula Curtis
1826–1902
Sabrina Curtis
1829–1890
Celestia Curtis
1832–1891

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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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World Events (8)

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.

1803

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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