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Oren Arms Curtis

Also Known As: "Captain Jack"
Birthdate: (68)
Birthplace: Vermillion, IN, USA
Death: March 28, 1898 (68)
Newkirk, OK, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of William K. Curtis and Permelia Curtis
Husband of Ellen Curtis
Father of Charles Curtis, 31st Vice President of the USA
Brother of John Thomas Curtis; Jane Curtis; Cynthia G Curtis; Eunice Curtis; Sarah Elizabeth Curtis and 8 others

Occupation: spent time in the circus, military
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About Oren Arms Curtis

also was a Civil War veteran, had been a Captain, (so he was nicknamed Captain Jack) Co. F, 15th Regiment Cavalry, Ks Volunteers, received a general court-martial April 1865, spent one month in military prison in Missouri State Prison in Joplin; then was pardoned May, 1865. He joined up with Co. H, 19th Ks Cavalry, Oct. 1868. he was the quartermaster-sergeant, he was mustered out in April 18, 1869. Orren Arms Curtis m.: (spent time with the circuses after his first marriage)

               1st wife's mother Naomi Quick was born in New York  


He had 4 wives, 3 deserted or divorced.

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Oren Arms Curtis's Timeline

June 23, 1829
Vermillion, IN, USA
January 25, 1860
Age 30
Topeka, Shawnee, Kansas
March 28, 1898
Age 68
Newkirk, OK, USA