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 Augusta L <I>Tupper</I> Curtiss

Augusta L Tupper Curtiss

Massachusetts, USA
Death 31 Dec 1896 (aged 64)
Burial Waverly, Morgan County, Illinois, USA
Plot 201
Memorial ID 11754087 · View Source
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2nd Wife of Theodore Everett Curtiss

Mother of Theodore Tupper Curtiss.


Curtiss.--Died, Dec. 31, 1896 at Waverly, Ill., Mrs. Augusta Tupper Curtiss, aged almost 65 years. These few words do not tell of the darkened home or the saddened hearts of those bereft of one so dear. She was married to Theodore E. Curtiss in December, 1868, and has ever since resided in Waverly, Ill., where she has been the center of a loving family and a host of friends. As long as her health permitted she was very active in church work, and the missionary society ever received her helpful support, and to the last, when unable to take an active part, she still and often expressed her loving interest in the work. As a wife, mother, sister and friend, her place can never be filled, but husband, sister, son and daughters still feel that "she is not lost, but gone before."

Thanks to Cheryl Behrend for finding and entering the Curtiss graves in Waverly.

1880 Census; Morgan, Illinois
FHL Film: 1254238; NA Film Number: T9-0238
Page Number: 332B
Augusta L. CURTISS, Wife, M, Female, W, 48, MA, Keeping House, CT, CT
Morgan County Illinois
Waverly East Cemetery
Waverly Township T13N R8W 3rdPM
W½-NW1/4, Section 12
Curtiss, Augusta L. Tupper 4 Feb 1832 - 31 Dec 1896 Wife of Theo. E.

Daughter of Martyn Tupper, Martin Tupper was ordained a minister of the Congregational Church, and preached in several different towns. He was a minister for more than forty years, over twenty_five of this period being spent in Hardwich, Mass. His wife died at the age of sixty_seven years, but he lived two years beyond the allotted four score and ten. They were the parents of six children. Henry is a minister in the Congregational Church, and is located at Joy Prairie Church, Morgan Co.,Ill; Augusta, the wife of our subject; Emily married Dr. J.C. Norris, of Philadelphia, and died in 1866; James B.T. in an employee of the Bureau of Internal Revenue, in Washington, and was a soldier for three years. Louisa resides in Waverly, and Elizabeth died in1864. - [Portrait & Biographical Aalbum Of Morgan Ans Scott Counties, Illinois; Chicago: Chapman Bros., Publishers, 1889]
native of Connecticut.

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  • Maintained by: Paula Berry Nelson
  • Originally Created by: Cheryl Behrend
  • Added: 15 Sep 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11754087
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Augusta L Tupper Curtiss (4 Feb 1832–31 Dec 1896), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11754087, citing Waverly East Cemetery, Waverly, Morgan County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Paula Berry Nelson (contributor 46625006) .