Anna Rebecca L. Curtis

24 July 1841–20 October 1909 (Age 68)
Bethnal Green, London, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Anna Rebecca L.

When Anna Rebecca L. Curtis was born on 24 July 1841, in Bethnal Green, London, England, United Kingdom, her father, Joseph Hewson Curtis, was 28 and her mother, Sarah Morrell, was 26. She married Thomas Columbus Armstrong on 16 November 1861, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. She immigrated to New York County, New York, United States in 1860 and lived in Bethnal Green, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom in 1851 and Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States in 1860. She died on 20 October 1909, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Columbus Armstrong
1842–1893
Anna Rebecca L. Curtis
1841–1909
Marriage: 16 November 1861
Elizabeth Sarah Armstrong
1864–1932
Thomas Armstrong
1870–1879
John Armstrong
1886–
Anna S. Armstrong
1866–1939
Eleanor Sophia Armstrong
1871–1933
William Armstrong
1872–1879
James Hale Armstrong
1875–1957
Joseph Columbus Armstrong
1877–1917
Luella Pearl Armstrong
1879–1963
Truman Curtis Armstrong
1884–1949
Rollo Glenn Armstrong
1886–1887

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 November 1861Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1843
    Age 2
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    1852 · First Public Lavatory Erected 
    Age 11
    George Jenning was the person that invented and gave us the public lavatory. It cost people a penny to use. 
    1859 · Big Ben
    Age 18
    Big Ben is the name of the bell that is inside the clock tower. It is one of the most famous landmarks in London. The famous ringing from Big Ben is the result of it cracking four months after opening.

    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

    Curtiss
    Curtice
    Court

    Sources (32)

    • Annie Curtis in entry for Luella Pearl Strickley, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Rebecca Ann Curtis in household of Joseph Curtis, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • Anna Curtes in entry for Truman C Armstrong and Angelita P Cruz, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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