Lora Mae Curtis

9 December 1940–8 March 2014 (Age 73)
Searcy, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Lora Mae

When Lora Mae Curtis was born on 9 December 1940, in Searcy, Arkansas, United States, her father, Cedric K Curtis, was 33 and her mother, Madalene Mae Brown, was 19. She had at least 1 daughter with Marion Cravens Housley. She lived in Pine Bluff, Jefferson, Arkansas, United States in 2014. She died on 8 March 2014, in Pine Township, Cleburne, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Prairie View, Logan, Arkansas, United States.

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Marion Cravens Housley
Lora Mae Curtis
Liz Housely

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    Liz Housely


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World Events (8)


Age 1

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.
1957 · Troops are sent to Central High School

Age 17

In September 1957, troops were sent to Central High school in Little Rock, Arkansas. The reason was that nine African American children were going to start going to this school and putting the new law of Brown v Board of Education into action. These nine children became known as the Little Rock nine.

Age 20

Squaw Valley, California, United States hosts Winter Olympic Games.

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.

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  • Mrs Lora Mae Curtis Housley, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Mrs Lora Mae Curtis Housley, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Mrs Lora Mae Curtis Housley, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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