Celestia Curtis Durfee

April 21, 1832–June 17, 1891

Born at Rutland, Tioga County, Pennsylvania; daughter of Ruth Franklin and Enos Curtis. Died at Aurora, Sevier County, Utah Territory. 1 (See Document 2.6)


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