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Title Curtis Family Histories
Date 1700-1959
Document Type Correspondence; Manuscript
Reference Mss 72, Folder 38
Library / Archive Historical Society of Pennsylvania
Collection Name Curtis Family Papers, 1838-1929
Description Papers pertaining to the family history of the Curtis/Dunne/Getty families, including dates of births, deaths and marriages. Also included are several documents detailing the biographies of Patrick H. Flannery and Theresa Dunne in particular, tracing their lives and tragic deaths after their move to the United States.
Series Description The collection contains letters to John Curtis and his mother, Bridget, living in Philadelphia, from family members living in Belfast and Mountmellick, Ireland, which describe conditions during the famine in Ireland and discuss family news and plans for emigration. Also included is a copy book and miscellaneous family documents.
Theme(s) Permanent Settlement and Successive Generations
Country (from) Ireland
Country (to) United States of America
Places Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Nationality Irish
People Dunne, Theresa; Flannery, Patrick H
Keywords family, genealogy, death, birth, marriage
Additional Information Please note: Some of the metadata for this document has been taken from the Historical Society of Pennsylvania catalogue.
Language English
Copyright Historical Society of Pennsylvania