Simmons Franklin Curtis

9 October 1848–15 April 1917 (Age 68)
Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Simmons Franklin

When Simmons Franklin Curtis was born on 9 October 1848, in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States, his father, Simmons Philander Curtis, was 30 and his mother, Emeline Buchanan, was 28. He lived in Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States in 1850. He died on 15 April 1917, in McCammon, Bannock, Idaho, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Simmons Philander Curtis
Emeline Buchanan
Martha Jane Curtis
Enos Leroy Curtis
John Bache Curtis
Simmons Franklin Curtis
Mary Ann Curtis
Joseph Augustus Curtis
Emeline Elizabeth Curtis
Nancy Elnora Curtis
Harmon William Curtis

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World Events (8)

Age 2
Historical Boundaries: 1850: Utah Territory, United States 1851: Utah, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Utah, Utah, United States
Age 15
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.
Age 19
This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

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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Sources (11)

  • Frank Curtis in household of Emeline Curtis, "United States Census, 1870"
  • 1917 Utah-Idaho Death Certificate for Simmons Franklin Curtis, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records"
  • Franklin Curtin in household of Simmons Curtin, "United States Census, 1850"

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