John E Curtis

1879–26 May 1963 (Age 84)
Miami, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of John E

John E Curtis was born in 1879, in Miami, Ohio, United States. He had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Gussie May Robbins. He lived in Concord Township, Miami, Ohio, United States in 1910 and Staunton, Miami, Ohio, United States in 1930. He died on 26 May 1963, in Miami, Ohio, United States, at the age of 84.

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Family Time Line

John E Curtis
1879–1963
Gussie May Robbins
1880–1984
Mary E Curtis
1900–
Ralph Edgar Curtis
1904–1995

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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
Age 2
Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act
Age 3
A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley
Age 22
President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

1 English: nickname for a refined person, sometimes no doubt given ironically, from Old French, Middle English curteis, co(u)rtois ‘refined’, ‘accomplished’ (a derivative of Old French court, see Court 1).2 English: from Middle English curt ‘short’ + hose ‘leggings’, hence a nickname for a short person or one who wore short stockings. This nickname was borne by William the Conqueror's son Robert, but it is not clear whether it has given rise to any surnames.3 Altered form of French Courtois .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Court
Courtois
Cortis
Curtice
Curtiss

Sources (3)

  • John I Curtis, "United States Census, 1930"
  • John Curtis, "United States Census, 1910"
  • John Curtis in entry for Ralph Edgar Curtis and Martha Ruth Byram, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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