Mary Curtis

15 May 1821–3 May 1888 (Age 66)
Conneaut Township, Erie, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Mary

When Mary Curtis was born on 15 May 1821, in Conneaut Township, Erie, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Nahum Curtis, was 36 and her mother, Millicent Waite, was 34. She married Calvin Reed on 11 July 1841, in Hancock, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. She immigrated to Utah, United States in 1848 and lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and Greenwich, Piute, Utah, United States in 1880. She died on 3 May 1888, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Calvin Reed
Mary Curtis
Marriage: 11 July 1841
Olive Marian Reed
Nahum Calvin Reed
Mary Mahala Reed
Heber Curtis Reed
Hyrum Tillison Reed
Delia Millicent Reed
Clarinda Athelia Reed

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 July 1841Hancock, Illinois, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 4
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
    Age 6
    Historical Boundaries: 1827: Hancock, Illinois, United States
    1839 · Nauvoo is Settled
    Age 18
    After the Saints had been chased out of Missouri they moved to a swampy area located next to the Mississippi River. Here they settled and named the place Nauvoo which translates into the city beautiful.

    Name Meaning

    English: nickname for a refined person, sometimes perhaps given ironically, from Middle English, Old French courteis, courtois, curtis ‘courtly, refined, urbane’ (derivative of Old French court; see Court 1).

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

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    Story Highlight

    History of the Nahum Curtis Family

    Written in 1903 by Emma S. Curtis Simons Nahum Curtis, the father of George, was born in Massachusetts, July 7, 1784. He had three brothers, Jeremiah, Jacob and William. Nahum was married to Millice …

    Sources (36)

    • Salt Lake, Utah Territory 1850 Census
    • Marriage Record
    • Mary Curtis in entry for Mary Mahala Crocloett, "Arizona Deaths, 1870-1951"

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