George H Curtis

27 October 1823–5 February 1911 (Age 87)
Sylvan Lake, Oakland, Michigan, United States

The Life Summary of George H

When George H Curtis was born on 27 October 1823, in Sylvan Lake, Oakland, Michigan, United States, his father, Nahum Curtis, was 39 and his mother, Millicent Waite, was 36. He married Emma Whaley on 30 October 1850, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Utah, Utah, United States in 1850 and Payson Ward 1, Utah, Utah, United States in 1910. He registered for military service in 1906. He died on 5 February 1911, in Payson, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Payson City Cemetery, Payson, Utah, Utah, United States.

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George H Curtis
Mary Openshaw
Marriage: 22 November 1857
Mary Alice Curtis
Clarissa Irene Curtis
Ann Millicent Curtis
Lodema Lucina Curtis
Delina Isolette Curtis
George Phineas Curtis
Martha Esthma Curtis
Ermina May Curtis
Erwin Ray Curtis

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 November 1857Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 2
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
    Age 4
    Historical Boundaries: 1827: Hancock, Illinois, United States
    Age 23
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    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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    History of the Nahum Curtis Family

    Written in 1903 by Emma S. Curtis Simons Nahum Curtis, the father of George, was born in Massachusetts, July 7, 1784. He had three brothers, Jeremiah, Jacob and William. Nahum was married to Millice …

    Sources (80)

    • George Curtis, "United States Census, 1910"
    • George Curtis, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • George H. Curtis in entry for Hester Curtis, "Massachusetts Town Deaths Index, ca. 1640-1961"

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