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George Ticknor, Life, letters and journals of George Ticknor (ed. George Hillard) 7 1 Browse Search
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George Ticknor, Life, letters and journals of George Ticknor (ed. George Hillard), Life of George Ticknor. (search)
death. Mr. Ticknor's mother was born in Sharon, Mass., and belonged to a family, composed mostly of farmers, which was scattered over the county of Norfolk, in considerable numbers, in the seventeenth century. At the age of sixteen she was employed as a teacher in one of the town schools of Sharon, and afterwards found similar occupation in the adjoining town of Wrentham. Being attractive in person, and more cultivated than most of her contemporaries, she early won the heart of Mr. Benjamin Curtis, of Roxbury, nephew of the Rev. Philip Curtis, long the clergyman of Sharon, who died in 1797. Young Curtis was graduated at Harvard College in 1771, when he was nineteen years old. They were married, when quite young, by the bridegroom's uncle. Meanwhile, Mr. Curtis pursued his education in medicine, and served as a surgeon in the Revolutionary army. We have heard Mr. Ticknor mention a somewhat romantic incident connected with the first marriage of his mother. The ceremony too
George Ticknor, Life, letters and journals of George Ticknor (ed. George Hillard), chapter 26 (search)
ghton, Sir, Alexander, 421, 422. Creuzer, G. F., 125. Crillon, Duc de, 255. Cumming, Sir, William, 176. Curran, John Philpot, 294. Curtis, Augustus, 4. Curtis, Benjamin, first husband of Mrs. E. Ticknor, 3; graduate of Harvard College, 3; surgeon in Revolutionary Army, 4 and note; physician in Boston, 4; dies young, 4; father of Mrs. William H. Woodward, Benjamin, Harriet, and Augustus Curtis, grandfather of B. R. and G. T. Curtis, 4. Curtis, Benjamin, son of Dr. B. C. and Mrs. Elizabeth Billings Curtis, 4. Curtis, Benjamin R., 4. Curtis, C. P., 316 note. Curtis, Eliza, wife of W. H. Woodward, 4, 7, 276. Curtis, George Ticknor, 4, 317; l3, 185, 186, 189, 250, 251, 252, 273-275, 289; his death, 334. Ticknor, Elizabeth Billings, mother of George, 1; born in Sharon, Mass., 3; teacher, 3; marries B. Curtis, 3; left a widow, opens a girl's school in Boston, marries Elisha Ticknor, 4; letter to, 103; illness, 250; death, 273-275. Ticknor, Eliza Sullivan, daughter