Heber Ezra Curtis

29 January 1843–11 December 1904 (Age 61)
Quincy, Adams, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Heber Ezra

When Heber Ezra Curtis was born on 29 January 1843, in Quincy, Adams, Illinois, United States, his father, David Avery Curtis, was 22 and his mother, Amanda Ann Starr, was 21. He married Sarah Ann Partington on 21 July 1874, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 8 daughters. He lived in Fountain Green, Sanpete, Utah, United States in 1880 and Redmond, Sevier, Utah, United States in 1900. He died on 11 December 1904, in Aurora, Sevier, Utah, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Aurora Cemetery, Aurora, Sevier, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Heber Ezra Curtis
Sarah Ann Partington
Marriage: 21 July 1874
Emma Jane Curtis
Albert Heber Curtis
Mary Ann Curtis
Sarah Sabrina Curtis
Tillie Surilla Curtis
Permelia Alice Curtis
Ethel Amanda Curtis
David Courtland Curtis
William Oran Curtis
Ursula Pearl Curtis
Elna Fern Curtis
Richard Avery Curtis

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 July 1874Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1848 · Chicago Board of Trade is organized
    Age 5
    Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and it is open 22 hours per day to stay competitive.
    1861 · Simple life to Soldiers
    Age 18
    Illinois contributed 250,000 soldiers to the Union Army, ranking it fourth in terms of the total men fighting for a single state. Troops mainly fought in the Western side of the Appalachian Mountains, but a few regiments played important roles in the East side. Several thousand Illinoisians died during the war. No major battles were fought in the state, although several towns became sites for important supply depots and navy yards. Not everyone in the state supported the war and there were calls for secession in Southern Illinois several residents. However, the movement for secession soon died after the proposal was blocked.

    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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    Heber Ezra Curtis was born 29 January 1847 in Quincy, Adams,Illinois to David Avery and Amanda Ann Starr Curtis. He was the second of four children born to them, two girls and two boys, all born in Q …

    Sources (34)

    • 1870 US Census for Heber Ezra Curtis
    • Heber Ezra Curtis in entry for Milton Oran Ivie and Elna Curtis, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Heber Curtis in entry for Sarah Ann Partington Curtis, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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