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Cyrus Downs Curtiss
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Birth: 1828
Death: Jun. 2, 1865
Morgan County
Illinois, USA

Birth: 1828 in Warren, Litchfield County, CT

Lt. Co G 101st Ill. Inf. Civil War
Husband of Lamira J Fry Curtiss, married July 2, 1855 in Morgan County, Illinois.

Father of Charles and Winthrop Curtiss.
Son of Erastus and Harriet Tanner Curtiss.

Nephew to Homer Curtiss

In 1850 Uncle Cyrus Curtiss writes: - "If you wish to find the noblest and meanest; the most generous and the most penurious; the most sincere and the most hypocritical specimens of humanity come to Illinois and you cannot fail. but much to my satisfaction I find among them a "right smart sprinkle" of that Charity, which believeth all things, and which has been sorely tested by speculators of all descriptions".

"I always call it home at Uncle Homer's and so do half the world beside, for they hold taverns in utter contempt, when they get within ten miles of there."

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  Charles Franklin Curtiss (1858 - 1907)*
*Calculated relationship
Waverly East Cemetery
Morgan County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Slab - Row 19
Maintained by: Paula Berry Nelson
Originally Created by: Cheryl Behrend
Record added: Sep 17, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11767706
Cyrus Downs Curtiss
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Cyrus Downs Curtiss
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