Elizabeth F Addington

1810–1880 (Age 70)
United States Naval Depot, Mecklenburg, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Elizabeth F

When Elizabeth F Addington was born in 1810, in United States Naval Depot, Mecklenburg, North Carolina, United States, her father, William Addington, was 51 and her mother, Delilah Duncan, was 45. She married Asbury Curtis on 11 August 1832, in Macon, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 10 daughters. She lived in Union, Georgia, United States in 1860. She died in 1880, in United States Naval Depot, Mecklenburg, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 70.

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Asbury Curtis
Elizabeth F Addington
Marriage: 11 August 1832
Julius Thomas Curtis
Spencer L Curtis
March Curtis
Joab Wesley Curtis
Louisa Curtis
Harriet E. Curtis
Margaret M. Curtis
Elizabeth Curtis
Elizabeth Ann Curtis
Julia Ann Curtis
Mary Curtis
Lucy Matilda Curtis
Harriet E. Curtis
James Asbury Brady Curtis
Lidde Curtis
Rebecca Curtis

Spouse and Children

11 August 1832
Macon, North Carolina, United States


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World Events (8)

1811 · The Savannah Riots

Age 1

A barroom brawl in Savannah on Tuesday, November 12, 1811, had international impact. An American seaman boasted of having joined the crew of a French vessel, likely named La Vengeance. Others became upset at the idea of the American joining a foreign nation and a brawl erupted. The county coroner asked for peace but was beaten with clubs. A second clash occurred the following day when French sailors attacked five American seaman. A day after the second attack, twenty French sailors attacked six Americans. Four of them escaped but two were beaten and stabbed. Jacob Taylor died on the scene and a rigger named Collins died the following day. By Friday, a full scale riot erupted when the French crewmen arrested on murder charges were released. Many were arrested and French ships La Vengeance and La Franchise were burned. In the end, the incident caused disruptions in French-American relations and affected shipping and trade.

Age 2

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 20

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places named in Old English as Eaddingtūn ‘settlement associated with Eadda’ or Æddingtūn ‘settlement associated with Æddi’. Places so named are found in Northamptonshire, Buckinghamshire, Kent, and Greater London.

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

Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Curtis in household of Asbury Curtis, "United States Census, 1860"
  • C Curtis in entry for Joseph I McClure and M L Curtis, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Elizabeth Addington, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

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