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Henry Sewell Curtis
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Birth: Oct. 14, 1838
Hallowell
Kennebec County
Maine, USA
Death: Jun. 6, 1910
Pentz
Butte County
California, USA

Henry Sewell Curtis is the son of Charles Stubbs "C.S." and Amanda Fitz Allen "Mandy" (Hamm) Curtis.

Henry Sewell Curtis married Ella Elizabeth Smith 2 Dec 1883 in Paradise, Butte County, California. Together they had five children:
Frank Ricker Curtis (1884-1923)
Eva May Curtis (1886-1973)
Unnamed Female Curtis (1891-1891)
Mabel Augusta Curtis (1892-1985)
Vera Ruth Curtis (1895-1932)

Henry Sewell Curtis was an orchardist. He lived in California 54 years. He died from cerebral hemorrhage.

There is a marble memorial headstone inscribed "Henry Sewell Curtis | 1838-1910" in the Lunt-Smith Family Cemetery located in Yankee Hill, Butte County, California. There is also an etched concrete burial stone located at Pioneer Cemetery (row 3, plot 5) at Thompson Flat in Yankee Hill, Butte County, California.

Great Register 16 JUL 1884 Butte County, CA: Henry Sewell Curtis, aged 46, bp ME, farmer, residing Pentz.

Great Register 11 MAY 1867 Butte County, CA: Henry Servell [sic] Curtis, aged 29, bp MO, miner, residing Cherokee Hill.

Great Register 23 JUN 1875 Butte County, CA: Cancelled, removed to Tehama County, CA.

Great Register 12 AUG 1878 Butte County, CA: Henry Sewall Curtis, aged 40, bp ME, engineer, residing Pences.

Preemption Claim 18 DEC 1858 Butte County, CA: Henry S. Curtis, Book B, page 303.

1850 census Hallowell, Kennebec, ME: Charles Curtis, aged 41, calker?, real estate valued $1,000, bp ME; Amanda aged 40, bp ME; Charles A. aged 14; Henry S. aged 12; Joseph G. aged 10; Fredrick aged 8; Albertina aged 5; Frank aged 2 -- all born ME.

1860 census Oregon Twp, Butte, CA: C. S. Curtis, aged 50, toll bridge keeper, real estate valued $1,000, bp ME; Amanda aged 49, bp ME; Henry aged 24; Albertina aged 15; Frank aged 12 -- all born ME.

1900 census Oregon Twp, Butte, CA: Joseph G. Curtis, aged 60, born Dec 1839, orchardist, bp ME, both parents ME; wife L. A. B. aged 61, born Jan 1839, married 34 years, four children w/ four living, bp ME, both parents ME; brother, Henry S. Curtis, aged 62, born Oct 1837, widowed, orchardist, bp ME, both parents ME; son Frank R. aged 15, born Oct 1884; daughters, Eva M. aged 13, born Dec 1886; Mabel A. aged 9, born Jan 1891; Ruth aged 4, born Nov 1895 -- all born CA, both parents ME. Note: These are Henry's children.

1910 census Oregon Twp, Butte, CA: Henry F. Curtis, aged 71, widowed, own income, bp ME, both parents ME; daughters, Mary aged 18; Ruth aged 14 -- both born CA, father ME, mother CA; brother-in-law, James I. Smith, aged 46, gold miner, bp CA, father VA, mother NC.

Sources: California Death Index 1905-1930
Author: www.vitalsearch-ca.com/gen/ca/_vitals/cadeathm.htm, Media: Internet, State File No. 17201 "Henery S. Curtis d. Jun 6, 1910, aged 72, Butte County."

Sites and Cemeteries, Butte County, CA Book 5, Paradise Genealogical Society, Paradise, Butte, CA, "Henry Sewell Curtis b. 1838; d. Jun 6, 1910; buried Smith Family Cemetery, Frenchtown, Butte, CA; Native of Poland, [Androscoggin County], ME; son of Charles S. Curtis & Amanda F. Hamm; died at Frenchman's, Pentz."

Butte County, CA Marriage Records, Paradise Genealogical Society, Paradise, Butte, CA, Book D, p. 65 "Henry Sewell Curtis, aged 44, of Pentz, marries Ella Smith, aged 28, of Frenchtown, Dec 2, 1883, at Paradise." 
 
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 Spouse:
  Ella Elizabeth Smith Curtis (1858 - 1896)
 
 Children:
  Frank Ricker Curtis (1884 - 1923)*
  Eva May Park (1886 - 1973)*
  Mabel Augusta Curtis Harney (1892 - 1985)*
  Vera Ruth Curtis Terrell (1896 - 1932)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Smith-Lunt Family Cemetery
Yankee Hill
Butte County
California, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Adriana
Record added: Jun 23, 2012
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Henry Sewell Curtis
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Henry Sewell Curtis
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