Biography of Mrs. Amanda Curtis
FROM OUR COUNTY AND ITS PEOPLE
A DESCRIPTIVE AND BIOGRAPHICAL RECORD
OF SARATOGA COUNTY, NEW YORK
PREPARED AND PUBLISHED UNDER THE AUSPICES OF THE SARATOGIAN
THE BOSTON HISTORY COMPANY, PUBLISHERS 1899

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Curtis, Mrs. Amanda.-The late William Curtis was born in Waterford, N. Y., March 17, 1822, educated in the public schools and was a barber by trade, conducting a shop until his death. He enlisted in Co. A. 22d Infantry, N. Y. S. Vols., and during his term of service was ruptured. He was honorably discharged at the expiration of his term of service. December 22, 1847, he married Amanda Borst, and they had six children: William, George E., Eugene B., Mitchell, Mary G. and Frederick. William married Sarah Flinton, and they had three children: Henry, Gabriel and William. Eugene B. married Harriet Whipple of Waterford, and they have one son, Eugene. Frederick married Catherine Haley of Cohoes, and they have two children: Frederick W. and Mary G. Mr. Curtis died April 23, 1894. He was a member of Bolton Post, Lansingburgh, N. Y.. G. A. R. Mrs. Curtis's father, Peter Borst, was born in Schoharie; he married Gertrude Van Dyke and they had seven children: Eliza, Catherine, Amanda, Jane, Charlotte, Margaret and William. Mr. Borst died young; his widow died about the year 1873.


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