Curtis Lee Lievsay

10 December 1869–13 September 1954 (Age 84)
Lawrence, Missouri, United States

The Life of Curtis Lee

When Curtis Lee Lievsay was born on 10 December 1869, in Lawrence, Missouri, United States, his father, Elin Lievsay, was 33 and his mother, Julia A Maxfield, was 28. He had at least 2 sons and 2 daughters with Lou Ada. He lived in Justice Precinct 6, Grayson, Texas, United States in 1880. He died on 13 September 1954, in Chickasha Township, Grady, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Durant, Bryan, Oklahoma, United States.

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Curtis Lee Lievsay
Lou Ada
Ernest Lee Lievsay
Maud Lievsay
Rayford Lievsay
Hazel Lievsay

Spouse and Children



Parents and Siblings

    Elin Lievsay


    Julia A Maxfield




    Sarah Ann Lievsay


    James Elin Lievsay


    George Washington Lievsay




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World Events (8)

1870 · Texas Is Restored to the Union

Age 1

Congress restored Texas to the Union on March 30, 1870, despite not yet meeting all of the requirements established for re-admittance.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 1

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.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 27

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

English (chiefly Lancashire):1. habitational name from a place in Lancashire, named from Old Norse hlíf ‘protection’, ‘shelter’ (or an unrecorded Old English cognate) + Old English ēg ‘island’. 2. possibly in a few cases from an Old English personal name composed of the lēof ‘dear’, ‘beloved’ + sige ‘victory’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Courtis L Lievasy in household of Elin Lievasy, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Curtis L Lievsay, "United States Census, 1940"
  • C L Lievsay in entry for Ray Lievsay and Lottie Beckham, "Oklahoma, County Marriages, 1890-1995"

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