Alice Rebecca Curfew

18 November 1859–29 May 1897 (Age 37)
Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Alice Rebecca

When Alice Rebecca Curfew was born on 18 November 1859, in Philadelphia Monthly Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Richard Curfew, was 37 and her mother, Agnes Hamilton, was 41. She married Melvin Howard Messenger on 16 January 1879, in Beaver, Beaver, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Utah, United States in 1870. She died on 29 May 1897, in Beaver, Beaver, Utah, United States, at the age of 37, and was buried in Beaver, Beaver, Utah, United States.

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Melvin Howard Messenger
Alice Rebecca Curfew
Marriage: 16 January 1879
Melvin Howard Messinger
Alta Bell Messinger
Clyde Leroy Messinger
Jossie Agnes Messinger
Walter F Messinger Sr
Ray Curfew Messinger
Alice Rebecca Messinger

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 January 1879Beaver, Beaver, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 4
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · Battle of Gettysburg
    Age 4
    The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.
    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
    Age 11
    Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

    Name Meaning

    Norman, English: nickname from Anglo-Norman French curlu, curleiu ‘curlew’ (Old French corlieu).

    Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

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    Life History

    1Life History of LOUISE BROOKS HOWARD As told by Hattie Messinger Bohn, Daughter of Louise Brooks Howard and Barnum Blake Messinger for the Daughters of the Utah Pioneers Louise Brooks Howard was b …

    Sources (29)

    • Alice Curfew in household of Richd Curfew, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Alice Curfew in entry for Clyde L Messinger, "Utah, County Marriages, 1871-1941"
    • Eliza Watts Messenger in entry for Melvin Howard Messenger, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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