Janet Field Curtis

January 1885–1980 (Age 95)
New Jersey, United States

The Life Summary of Janet Field

When Janet Field Curtis was born in January 1885, in New Jersey, United States, her father, Charles Prentis Curtis, was 33 and her mother, Janet H Rhodes, was 29. She had at least 1 son and 2 daughters with Samuel Roy Heath. She lived in Mercer, New Jersey, United States in 1905 and Trenton, Mercer, New Jersey, United States for about 20 years. She died in 1980, at the age of 95, and was buried in Ewing, Ewing Township, Mercer, New Jersey, United States.

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Samuel Roy Heath
Janet Field Curtis
Curtis Franklin Heath
Mary Elizabeth Heath
Dartha Heath

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World Events (8)

Age 1
Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
Age 9
Mary Philbrook was the first woman in New Jersey to become a lawyer. She had applied for admission to the New Jersey Bar in 1894, but was rejected because the New Jersey Court stated that women were not vested with any right to be attorneys. Mary lobbied with the Jersey City Woman's Club for an update to the law, which was passed in 1895 and allowed women to become lawyers. Mary Philbrook was the first woman to be admitted after the law change.
1910 · The BSA is Made
Age 25
Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

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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Sources (13)

  • Janet V Heath in household of S Roy Heath, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Janet F Heath in household of Samuel R Heath, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Mrs Janet Field Curtiss Heath, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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