Susanna Saunders1,2

F, b. between 1772 and 1775, d. between 1851 and 1860
Last Edited21 Jan 2016
Birth*Susanna Saunders was born between 1772 and 1775 at Virginia.1,2 
Married Name As of 29 October 1791,her married name was Curtis.1,2 
Marriage*She married Peter Curtis, son of Charles Curtis and Margrey (?), on 29 October 1791 at Virginia.1,2 
CensusSusanna Saunders and Peter Curtis appeared on the census of 7 August 1820 at Garrard, Garrard, Kentucky, page 533, 1 male and 1 female under 10, 1 male 18-25, 1 male and 1 female over 45.3 
CensusSusanna Saunders and Peter Curtis appeared on the census of 1830 at Lincoln, Kentucky, page 350b, 1 female under 5, 1 male 5-9, 1 male and 1 female 15-19, 1 female 20-29, 1 female 50-59, 1 male 70-79.4 
CensusSusanna Saunders appeared on the census of 1840 at Benjamin Duncan's Division, Lincoln, Kentucky, page 118, 2 females under 5, 2 females 5-9, 1 female 30-39, 1 female 60-69.5 
Census*She appeared on the census of 12 September 1850 at District 1, Lincoln, Kentucky, page 269b, occupation none, apparently renting, 4 females ages 14-40.6 
Death*She died between 1851 and 1860 at Lincoln, Kentucky; not present in 1860 census.1,2 

Family

Peter Curtis b. 2 Feb 1760, d. 16 Mar 1835
Children

Citations

  1. [S906] "Military Service and Pension Record of Peter Curtis."
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1850, 1860.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1820.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1830.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1840.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1850.

Lapsley Curtis1,2

M, b. 12 April 1809, d. 12 June 1878
FatherPeter Curtis1,2 b. 2 Feb 1760, d. 16 Mar 1835
MotherSusanna Saunders1,2 b. bt 1772 - 1775, d. bt 1851 - 1860
Last Edited19 Sep 2012
Birth*Lapsley Curtis was born on 12 April 1809 at Kentucky; tombstone says 12 April 1811, born in Russell County, Kentucky.1,2,3 
Marriage*He married Elizabeth (?) circa 1832 at Kentucky.1 
Marriage*Lapsley Curtis married Sarah (?) circa 1846 at Kentucky; no marriage record located.3 
Census*Lapsley Curtis appeared on the census of 11 September 1850 at District 1, Lincoln, Kentucky, page 268, occupation laborer, renting, 4 children at home.1 
Census*He and Sarah (?) appeared on the census of 19 July 1870 at Canaan Twp., Gasconade, Missouri, page 453b, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $800, personal $3,500, 2 chldren.4 
Death*Lapsley Curtis died on 12 June 1878 at Missouri at age 69; buried at Boeuff Presbyterian Cemetery in Gerald, Franklin County.3 

Family 1

Elizabeth (?) b. 1816
Children

Family 2

Sarah (?) b. 6 Jul 1826, d. 12 Aug 1880
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1850.
  2. [S906] "Military Service and Pension Record of Peter Curtis."
  3. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Boeuff, Franklin, Missouri.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1870.

Elizabeth (?)1

F, b. 1816
Last Edited26 May 2005
Birth*Elizabeth (?) was born in 1816 at Kentucky.1 
Married Name As of circa 1832,her married name was Curtis.1 
Marriage*She married Lapsley Curtis, son of Peter Curtis and Susanna Saunders, circa 1832 at Kentucky.1 
(Witness) CensusElizabeth (?) appeared on the census of 11 September 1850 District 1, Lincoln, Kentucky, in the household of Lapsley Curtis; page 268, occupation laborer, renting, 4 children at home.1 

Family

Lapsley Curtis b. 12 Apr 1809, d. 12 Jun 1878
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1850.

Constantine Curtis1

M, b. 1834
FatherLapsley Curtis1 b. 12 Apr 1809, d. 12 Jun 1878
MotherElizabeth (?)1 b. 1816
Last Edited2 Nov 2006
Birth*Constantine Curtis was born in 1834 at Kentucky.1 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 11 September 1850 District 1, Lincoln, Kentucky, in the household of Lapsley Curtis; page 268, occupation laborer, renting, 4 children at home.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1850.

Simeon Curtis1

M, b. 1835
FatherLapsley Curtis1 b. 12 Apr 1809, d. 12 Jun 1878
MotherElizabeth (?)1 b. 1816
Last Edited2 Nov 2006
Birth*Simeon Curtis was born in 1835 at Kentucky.1 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 11 September 1850 District 1, Lincoln, Kentucky, in the household of Lapsley Curtis; page 268, occupation laborer, renting, 4 children at home.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1850.

Peter Curtis1

M, b. 1839
FatherLapsley Curtis1 b. 12 Apr 1809, d. 12 Jun 1878
MotherElizabeth (?)1 b. 1816
Last Edited2 Nov 2006
Birth*Peter Curtis was born in 1839 at Kentucky.1 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 11 September 1850 District 1, Lincoln, Kentucky, in the household of Lapsley Curtis; page 268, occupation laborer, renting, 4 children at home.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1850.

Susan Curtis1

F, b. 1842
FatherLapsley Curtis1 b. 12 Apr 1809, d. 12 Jun 1878
MotherElizabeth (?)1 b. 1816
Last Edited19 Sep 2012
Birth*Susan Curtis was born in 1842 at Kentucky.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 11 September 1850 District 1, Lincoln, Kentucky, in the household of Lapsley Curtis; page 268, occupation laborer, renting, 4 children at home.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1850.

Susanna Curtis1,2

F, b. 12 June 1801
FatherPeter Curtis1,2 b. 2 Feb 1760, d. 16 Mar 1835
MotherSusanna Saunders1,2 b. bt 1772 - 1775, d. bt 1851 - 1860
Last Edited16 May 2012
Birth*Susanna Curtis was born on 12 June 1801 at Rockingham, Virginia.1,2 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1850.
  2. [S906] "Military Service and Pension Record of Peter Curtis."

Hiram Curtis1,2

M, b. 26 January 1804, d. 26 April 1864
MotherFanny Curtis b. c 1775, d. bt 1845 - 1850
Last Edited12 Mar 2008
Birth*Hiram Curtis was born on 26 January 1804 at Randolph, North Carolina; proof of parentage is at best circumstantial.3,2 
NoteB On 5 August 1825, Abraham Curtice, David Brown and Hiram Curtice posted 100 pounds bond in connection with Abraham's child with Christina Devina; no explanation why her name changes.4 
Tax List*He appeared on the personal property tax list of 1826 at Sandy Creek, Randolph, North Carolina; 16 acres valued at $45, 1 white poll.5 
Marriage*He married Margaret (Peggy) Staley on 4 April 1826 at Randolph, North Carolina; John Burgess, Bondman; Jno B. Troy, Witness.1,2,6 
Tax ListHiram Curtis appeared on the personal property tax list of 1827 at Sandy Creek, Randolph, North Carolina; 16 acres valued at $45, 1 poll.7 
NoteB Hiram was called to testify in the August 1827 court session in regard to the alleged assault by Isaac Odle upon John Diffee.8 
Tax ListHe appeared on the personal property tax list of 1829 at Sandy Creek, Randolph, North Carolina; 16 acres valued at $45, 1 poll.9 
Tax ListHe appeared on the personal property tax list of 1830 at Sandy Creek, Randolph, North Carolina; Two parcesl: (1) 161 acres valued at $186, 1 poll; (2) 16 acres valued at $45, 1 poll.10 
Census*He and Margaret (Peggy) Staley appeared on the census of 1830 at Second Regiment, Randolph, North Carolina, page 66, 1 male and 1 female under 5, 1 male and 1 female 20-30.11 
CensusHiram Curtis and Margaret (Peggy) Staley appeared on the census of 1840 at Northern Division, Randolph, North Carolina, page 88, 2 females under 5, 1 male and 2 females 5-10, 1 male and 1 female 10-14, 1 male 30-40; Margaret omitted.12 
NoteB* On 7 May 1850, Hiram and Jere Allred signed a guardian bond for Zachariah Rought for the minor heirs of Isaac Routh, apparently a neighbor.13 
CensusHiram Curtis and Margaret (Peggy) Staley appeared on the census of 25 November 1850 at Northern Division, Randolph, North Carolina, page 237b, occupation not given, real estate valued at $600, 9 children and Mary Staley, age 80.1 
CensusHiram Curtis and Margaret (Peggy) Staley appeared on the census of 21 August 1860 at Sandy Creek P.O., Randolph, North Carolina, page 290, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $400, 5 children and 1 grandchild at home.14 
NoteB On 9 October 1862, Hiram posted bond for the marriage of Mark Harden and Clarkey Conner.15 
Death*Hiram Curtis died on 26 April 1864 at Randolph, North Carolina, at age 60; buried at Gray's Chapel M.P. Cemetery.1,2 

Family

Margaret (Peggy) Staley b. 1 May 1806, d. 29 Apr 1862
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1850.
  2. [S907] Randolph County Genealogical Society DAR, Randolph County, North Carolina Cemeteries, Gray's Chapel.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1810-1860.
  4. [S1250] North Carolina State Archives, Randolph County Bonds.
  5. [S1007] Randolph County Genealogical Society, Randolph County Tax Lists, 1826.
  6. [S830] North Carolina Works Progress Administration, North Carolina Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868, Bond No. 111330.
  7. [S1007] Randolph County Genealogical Society, Randolph County Tax Lists, 1827.
  8. [S891] "Randolph County G. S. Journal", Summer 2005, page 3, Criminal Actions (C.R. 081.326.21, 1827-A, NC Archives).
  9. [S1007] Randolph County Genealogical Society, Randolph County Tax Lists, 1829.
  10. [S1007] Randolph County Genealogical Society, Randolph County Tax Lists, 1830.
  11. [S1] Census of Population 1830.
  12. [S1] Census of Population 1840.
  13. [S891] "Randolph County G. S. Journal", Volume XV, No. 2, Spring 1991, page 29.
  14. [S1] Census of Population 1860.
  15. [S830] North Carolina Works Progress Administration, North Carolina Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868.
  16. [S907] Randolph County Genealogical Society DAR, Randolph County, North Carolina Cemeteries.
  17. [S1] Census of Population 1850, 1860, 1870.
  18. [S830] North Carolina Works Progress Administration, North Carolina Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868, Bond No. 113638.
  19. [S830] North Carolina Works Progress Administration, North Carolina Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868, Bond No. 110518.
  20. [S907] Randolph County Genealogical Society DAR, Randolph County, North Carolina Cemeteries, Gray's Chapel Cemetery.

Margaret (Peggy) Staley1,2,3

F, b. 1 May 1806, d. 29 April 1862
Last Edited25 Dec 2007
Birth*Margaret (Peggy) Staley was born on 1 May 1806 at Randolph, North Carolina; daughter of Peter and Molly (Mary Polly) Staley.1,3,2,4 
Married Name As of 4 April 1826,her married name was Curtis.1,2,3 
Marriage*She married Hiram Curtis, son of Fanny Curtis, on 4 April 1826 at Randolph, North Carolina; John Burgess, Bondman; Jno B. Troy, Witness.1,2,3 
CensusMargaret (Peggy) Staley and Hiram Curtis appeared on the census of 1830 at Second Regiment, Randolph, North Carolina, page 66, 1 male and 1 female under 5, 1 male and 1 female 20-30.5 
CensusMargaret (Peggy) Staley and Hiram Curtis appeared on the census of 1840 at Northern Division, Randolph, North Carolina, page 88, 2 females under 5, 1 male and 2 females 5-10, 1 male and 1 female 10-14, 1 male 30-40; Margaret omitted.6 
CensusMargaret (Peggy) Staley and Hiram Curtis appeared on the census of 25 November 1850 at Northern Division, Randolph, North Carolina, page 237b, occupation not given, real estate valued at $600, 9 children and Mary Staley, age 80.1 
CensusMargaret (Peggy) Staley and Hiram Curtis appeared on the census of 21 August 1860 at Sandy Creek P.O., Randolph, North Carolina, page 290, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $400, 5 children and 1 grandchild at home.7 
Death*Margaret (Peggy) Staley died on 29 April 1862 at Randolph, North Carolina, at age 55; buried at Gray's Chapel Cemetery.1,2,3 

Family

Hiram Curtis b. 26 Jan 1804, d. 26 Apr 1864
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1850.
  2. [S907] Randolph County Genealogical Society DAR, Randolph County, North Carolina Cemeteries, Gray's Chapel.
  3. [S830] North Carolina Works Progress Administration, North Carolina Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868, Bond No. 111330.
  4. [S909] Cheryl Lynn Martin, Randolph County Heritage, pages 232-233.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1830.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1840.
  7. [S1] Census of Population 1860.
  8. [S907] Randolph County Genealogical Society DAR, Randolph County, North Carolina Cemeteries.
  9. [S1] Census of Population 1850, 1860, 1870.
  10. [S830] North Carolina Works Progress Administration, North Carolina Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868, Bond No. 113638.
  11. [S830] North Carolina Works Progress Administration, North Carolina Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868, Bond No. 110518.
  12. [S907] Randolph County Genealogical Society DAR, Randolph County, North Carolina Cemeteries, Gray's Chapel Cemetery.

Nancy T. Curtis1,2

F, b. 19 July 1827, d. 19 October 1863
FatherHiram Curtis1,2 b. 26 Jan 1804, d. 26 Apr 1864
MotherMargaret (Peggy) Staley1,2 b. 1 May 1806, d. 29 Apr 1862
Last Edited22 Mar 2006
Birth*Nancy T. Curtis was born on 19 July 1827 at Randolph, North Carolina.1,2 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 1830 Second Regiment, Randolph, North Carolina, in the household of Hiram Curtis and Margaret (Peggy) Staley; page 66, 1 male and 1 female under 5, 1 male and 1 female 20-30.3 
(Witness) CensusNancy T. Curtis appeared on the census of 1840 Northern Division, Randolph, North Carolina, in the household of Hiram Curtis and Margaret (Peggy) Staley; page 88, 2 females under 5, 1 male and 2 females 5-10, 1 male and 1 female 10-14, 1 male 30-40; Margaret omitted.4 
(Witness) CensusNancy T. Curtis appeared on the census of 25 November 1850 Northern Division, Randolph, North Carolina, in the household of Hiram Curtis and Margaret (Peggy) Staley; page 237b, occupation not given, real estate valued at $600, 9 children and Mary Staley, age 80.1 
(Witness) CensusNancy T. Curtis appeared on the census of 21 August 1860 Sandy Creek P.O., Randolph, North Carolina, in the household of Hiram Curtis and Margaret (Peggy) Staley; page 290, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $400, 5 children and 1 grandchild at home.5 
Death*Nancy T. Curtis died on 19 October 1863 at Randolph, North Carolina, at age 36; buried at Gray's Chapel Cemetery.1,2 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1850.
  2. [S907] Randolph County Genealogical Society DAR, Randolph County, North Carolina Cemeteries, Gray's Chapel.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1830.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1840.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1860.

Simpson A. Curtis1,2

M, b. 2 March 1829, d. 6 August 1853
FatherHiram Curtis1,2 b. 26 Jan 1804, d. 26 Apr 1864
MotherMargaret (Peggy) Staley1,2 b. 1 May 1806, d. 29 Apr 1862
Last Edited16 Apr 2006
Birth*Simpson A. Curtis was born on 2 March 1829 at Randolph, North Carolina.1,2 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 1830 Second Regiment, Randolph, North Carolina, in the household of Hiram Curtis and Margaret (Peggy) Staley; page 66, 1 male and 1 female under 5, 1 male and 1 female 20-30.3 
(Witness) CensusSimpson A. Curtis appeared on the census of 1840 Northern Division, Randolph, North Carolina, in the household of Hiram Curtis and Margaret (Peggy) Staley; page 88, 2 females under 5, 1 male and 2 females 5-10, 1 male and 1 female 10-14, 1 male 30-40; Margaret omitted.4 
Census*Simpson A. Curtis appeared on the census of 4 September 1850 at Southern Division, Randolph, North Carolina, page 123b, occupation apprentice carpenter, living with John Burgess.1 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 25 November 1850 Northern Division, Randolph, North Carolina, in the household of Hiram Curtis and Margaret (Peggy) Staley; page 237b, occupation not given, real estate valued at $600, 9 children and Mary Staley, age 80.1 
Death*Simpson A. Curtis died on 6 August 1853 at Randolph, North Carolina, at age 24; buried at Gray's Chapel Cemetery; Randolph County Heritage says 1863, but cemetery transcription is 1853 and he is not present in the 1860 census.1,2 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1850.
  2. [S907] Randolph County Genealogical Society DAR, Randolph County, North Carolina Cemeteries, Gray's Chapel.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1830.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1840.

Mary (Polly) Curtis1,2,3

F, b. 8 May 1831, d. 2 August 1908
FatherHiram Curtis4,1,2 b. 26 Jan 1804, d. 26 Apr 1864
MotherMargaret (Peggy) Staley4,1,2 b. 1 May 1806, d. 29 Apr 1862
Last Edited2 Dec 2006
Birth*Mary (Polly) Curtis was born on 8 May 1831 at Randolph, North Carolina.4,1,2 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 1840 Northern Division, Randolph, North Carolina, in the household of Hiram Curtis and Margaret (Peggy) Staley; page 88, 2 females under 5, 1 male and 2 females 5-10, 1 male and 1 female 10-14, 1 male 30-40; Margaret omitted.5 
(Witness) CensusMary (Polly) Curtis appeared on the census of 25 November 1850 Northern Division, Randolph, North Carolina, in the household of Hiram Curtis and Margaret (Peggy) Staley; page 237b, occupation not given, real estate valued at $600, 9 children and Mary Staley, age 80.6 
Married Name As of 30 March 1856,her married name was Nixon.6,7,8 
Marriage*Mary (Polly) Curtis married William A. Nixon on 30 March 1856 at Randolph, North Carolina; Luther M. Fruit, bondsman; J. Fruit, witness.6,7,8 
CensusMary (Polly) Curtis and William A. Nixon appeared on the census of 21 September 1860 at Cedar Falls P.O., Randolph, North Carolina, page 328, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $400, 2 children at home.9 
Census*Mary (Polly) Curtis appeared on the census of 28 July 1870 at Franklinville, Randolph, North Carolina, page 365b, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $82, 4 children at home; William not in household.10 
CensusShe appeared on the census of 5 June 1880 at Franklinville Twp., Randolph, North Carolina, page 97B, occupation keeping house, widowed/divorced, 3 children at home.11 
CensusShe appeared on the census of 1 June 1900 at Franklinville, Randolph, North Carolina, ED 87, sheet 1A, no occupation, widowed, owned home, lived next to John.9 
Death*She died on 2 August 1908 at Randolph, North Carolina, at age 77; buried at Gray's Chapel Cemetery.1,2,4,12 

Family

William A. Nixon b. 1826, d. a 1870
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1850, 1860, 1870.
  2. [S830] North Carolina Works Progress Administration, North Carolina Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868, Bond No. 113638.
  3. [S878] Rev. Isaac Offman, Curtis Family Records.
  4. [S907] Randolph County Genealogical Society DAR, Randolph County, North Carolina Cemeteries.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1840.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1850.
  7. [S830] North Carolina Works Progress Administration, North Carolina Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868, Bon No. 113638.
  8. [S907] Randolph County Genealogical Society DAR, Randolph County, North Carolina Cemeteries, Gray's Chapel Cemetery.
  9. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  10. [S1] Census of Population 1870.
  11. [S1] Census of Population 1880.
  12. [S909] Cheryl Lynn Martin, Randolph County Heritage, page 232.
  13. [S1] Census of Population 1860.

William A. Nixon1,2,3

M, b. 1826, d. after 1870
Last Edited1 Dec 2006
Birth*William A. Nixon was born in 1826 at North Carolina.1,2,3 
Marriage*He married Mary (Polly) Curtis, daughter of Hiram Curtis and Margaret (Peggy) Staley, on 30 March 1856 at Randolph, North Carolina; Luther M. Fruit, bondsman; J. Fruit, witness.1,2,3 
Census*William A. Nixon and Mary (Polly) Curtis appeared on the census of 21 September 1860 at Cedar Falls P.O., Randolph, North Carolina, page 328, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $400, 2 children at home.4 
Death*William A. Nixon died after 1870; not buried with Mary at Gray's Chapel Cemetery.1,2,3 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 28 July 1870 Franklinville, Randolph, North Carolina, in the household of Mary (Polly) Curtis; page 365b, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $82, 4 children at home; William not in household.5 

Family

Mary (Polly) Curtis b. 8 May 1831, d. 2 Aug 1908
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1850.
  2. [S830] North Carolina Works Progress Administration, North Carolina Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868, Bon No. 113638.
  3. [S907] Randolph County Genealogical Society DAR, Randolph County, North Carolina Cemeteries, Gray's Chapel Cemetery.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1870.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1860.
  7. [S1] Census of Population 1880.

John Miller Curtis1,2

M, b. 1833, d. 1898
FatherHiram Curtis1 b. 26 Jan 1804, d. 26 Apr 1864
MotherMargaret (Peggy) Staley1 b. 1 May 1806, d. 29 Apr 1862
Last Edited25 Dec 2007
Birth*John Miller Curtis was born in 1833 at Randolph, North Carolina; middle name said to be Miller.1 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 1840 Northern Division, Randolph, North Carolina, in the household of Hiram Curtis and Margaret (Peggy) Staley; page 88, 2 females under 5, 1 male and 2 females 5-10, 1 male and 1 female 10-14, 1 male 30-40; Margaret omitted.3 
(Witness) CensusJohn Miller Curtis appeared on the census of 25 November 1850 Northern Division, Randolph, North Carolina, in the household of Hiram Curtis and Margaret (Peggy) Staley; page 237b, occupation not given, real estate valued at $600, 9 children and Mary Staley, age 80.1 
Milit-Beg*John Miller Curtis began military service on 28 May 1861 at Mecklenburg, North Carolina, as a private, Company A, 6th Infantry Regiment North Carolina; promoted to full Sergeant 15 April 1863; wounded on 2 July 1863 at Gettysburg; captured and hospitalized in New York on 7 July 1863; exchanged on 28 August 1863.4,5 
Milit-End*He ended military service on 18 April 1865 at Richmond, Henrico, Virginia.5 
Marriage*He married Sarah A. Lineberry on 14 November 1867 at Randolph, North Carolina; license dated 9 November 1867; by Joseph Causey, witnessed by J.M. Hancock, Clerk.6 
Census*John Miller Curtis and Sarah A. Lineberry appeared on the census of 30 July 1870 at Franklinsville Twp., Randolph, North Carolina, page 367, occupation miller, real estate valued at $1,000, 1 child at home.7 
CensusJohn Miller Curtis and Sarah A. Lineberry appeared on the census of 15 June 1880 at Randleman, Randolph, North Carolina, page 63A, occupation carpenter, 3 children at home.8 
Death*John Miller Curtis died in 1898 at Randolph, North Carolina; probate file opened; Sarah was guardian of Florence and Virginia.9 

Family

Sarah A. Lineberry b. 1844, d. 24 Feb 1910
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1850.
  2. [S909] Cheryl Lynn Martin, Randolph County Heritage, page 232.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1840.
  4. [S909] Cheryl Lynn Martin, Randolph County Heritage.
  5. [S910] "Military Service Record of John M. Curtis, CSA."
  6. [S830] North Carolina Works Progress Administration, North Carolina Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868, Bond No. 111334.
  7. [S1] Census of Population 1870.
  8. [S1] Census of Population 1880.
  9. [S1107] Probate File of John Miller Curtis unknown file number.

Sarah A. Lineberry1

F, b. 1844, d. 24 February 1910
Last Edited25 Dec 2007
Birth*Sarah A. Lineberry was born in 1844 at North Carolina.1 
Married Name As of 9 November 1867,her married name was Curtis.1 
Marriage*She married John Miller Curtis, son of Hiram Curtis and Margaret (Peggy) Staley, on 14 November 1867 at Randolph, North Carolina; license dated 9 November 1867; by Joseph Causey, witnessed by J.M. Hancock, Clerk.1 
CensusSarah A. Lineberry and John Miller Curtis appeared on the census of 30 July 1870 at Franklinsville Twp., Randolph, North Carolina, page 367, occupation miller, real estate valued at $1,000, 1 child at home.2 
CensusSarah A. Lineberry and John Miller Curtis appeared on the census of 15 June 1880 at Randleman, Randolph, North Carolina, page 63A, occupation carpenter, 3 children at home.3 
DeathSarah A. Lineberry died on 11 February 1910 at Maxton, Robeson, North Carolina.4 
Obit*Sarah A.'s obituary was published in the Courier on 24 February 1910:
Mrs. Sarah Lineberry Curtis, formerly of this county, died at her home in Maxton on the 17th inst. She was in her 67th year. Mrs. Curtis was the widow of the late John M. Curtis and a sister of Capt. W.S. Lineberry and the mother of Mrs. W.W. Jones of Asheboro. She leaves many relatives and friends in this county.

Mrs. Sarah Curtis, who died at the home of her son, J.C. Curtis, in Maxton, N.C., February 11th, was a most estimable lady. She was born in Randolph County and lived here until after her husband died, when she moved to Maxton. [text skipped]
She leaves of her family four daughters: Mrs. A.J. Steed, of Maxton; Mrs. W.W. Jones, of Asheboro; Mrs. E.E. Holleman, of Pee Dee; and Mrs. A.C. Bass, of Spartanburg; two sons, Mrs. J.C. Curtis, of Maxton, and Mr. Walter Curtis, of Winston-Salem. Deceased was a sister of Mrs. R.R. McKinney, of Maxton.4 

Family

John Miller Curtis b. 1833, d. 1898
Children

Citations

  1. [S830] North Carolina Works Progress Administration, North Carolina Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868, Bond No. 111334.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1870.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1880.
  4. [S1327] Asheboro Courier-Tribune, 24 February 1910 and 17 March 1910.
  5. [S1107] Probate File of John Miller Curtis unknown file number.

Ida A. Curtis1,2

F, b. 7 September 1868, d. 21 February 1913
FatherJohn Miller Curtis1 b. 1833, d. 1898
MotherSarah A. Lineberry1 b. 1844, d. 24 Feb 1910
Last Edited8 Feb 2007
Birth*Ida A. Curtis was born on 7 September 1868 at Randolph, North Carolina.3,4 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 30 July 1870 Franklinsville Twp., Randolph, North Carolina, in the household of John Miller Curtis and Sarah A. Lineberry; page 367, occupation miller, real estate valued at $1,000, 1 child at home.1 
CensusIda A. Curtis appeared on the census of 5 June 1880 at New Salem Twp., Randolph, North Carolina, page 32A, living with Lemuel and Sarah Lineberry, described as a niece.5 
Married Name As of 28 September 1890,her married name was Jones.6,7 
Marriage*She married William Wiley Jones on 28 September 1890 at Randolph, North Carolina.6,7 
(Witness) CensusIda A. Curtis appeared on the census of 5 June 1900 Asheboro, Randolph, North Carolina, in the household of William Wiley Jones; ED 79, sheet 4A, occupation agent-sewing machines, owned home, married 10 years, 4 children, 4 living.6 
Census*Ida A. Curtis appeared on the census of 20 April 1910 at Asheboro, Randolph, North Carolina, ED 76, sheet 4a, occupation merchant-general store, owned home, married 18 years, 8 children, 8 living.8 
Census*She and William Wiley Jones appeared on the census of 20 April 1910 at Asheboro, Randolph, North Carolina, occupation merchant-general store, married 18 years, 8 children, 6 living (record is barely legible.)8 
Death*Ida A. Curtis died on 21 February 1913 at Randolph, North Carolina, at age 44; buried at Asheboro City Cemetery.9,4 

Family

William Wiley Jones b. 5 Apr 1857, d. 6 Jul 1922
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1870.
  2. [S1107] Probate File of John Miller Curtis unknown file number.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1870, 1900.
  4. [S1095] Jocelyn Brabham Barrett (ed), Randolph County Cemetery Records, Asheboro City.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1880.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  7. [S1096] North Carolina State Archives, North Carolina Marriage Records, Randolph, Book 5, page 3.
  8. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  9. [S1011] North Carolina State Archives, North Carolina Death Records.
  10. [S1] Census of Population 1920.

Mariah Louisa Curtis1,2

F, b. 23 November 1835, d. 15 November 1905
FatherHiram Curtis3 b. 26 Jan 1804, d. 26 Apr 1864
MotherMargaret (Peggy) Staley3 b. 1 May 1806, d. 29 Apr 1862
Last Edited25 Dec 2006
Birth*Mariah Louisa Curtis was born on 23 November 1835 at Randolph, North Carolina.4,2 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 1840 Northern Division, Randolph, North Carolina, in the household of Hiram Curtis and Margaret (Peggy) Staley; page 88, 2 females under 5, 1 male and 2 females 5-10, 1 male and 1 female 10-14, 1 male 30-40; Margaret omitted.5 
(Witness) CensusMariah Louisa Curtis appeared on the census of 25 November 1850 Northern Division, Randolph, North Carolina, in the household of Hiram Curtis and Margaret (Peggy) Staley; page 237b, occupation not given, real estate valued at $600, 9 children and Mary Staley, age 80.3 
Married Name As of 11 September 1853,her married name was Pugh.3,6 
Marriage*Mariah Louisa Curtis married Samuel Pugh on 11 September 1853 at Randolph, North Carolina; Bondsman Luther M. Fruit; Witness J. Fruit.3,6 
(Witness) CensusMariah Louisa Curtis appeared on the census of 11 August 1860 New Salem P.O., Randolph, North Carolina, in the household of Samuel Pugh; page 280, occupation distiller, owned real estate valued at $350, 1 child at home.3 
Census*Mariah Louisa Curtis appeared on the census of 14 September 1870 at Sandy Creek P.O., New Salem Twp., Randolph, North Carolina, page 437b, occupation keeping house, no husband present, children are Martitia C., age 12, Lorence E. (female), age 9, and Grant age 5/12; head of household is Mariah L. Pugh, perhaps for Louisa.7 
CensusShe appeared on the census of 15 June 1880 at New Salem Twp., Randolph, North Carolina, page 37C, occupation keeping house, widowed, 3 children at home.8 
CensusShe appeared on the census of 8 June 1900 at Providence Twp., Randolph, North Carolina, ED 93, sheet 4A, occupation servant, widowed, 5 children, 2 living, living with Martissa and George Lineberry.9 
Death*She died on 15 November 1905 at Randolph, North Carolina, at age 69; buried at Grays Chapel Cemetery.2 

Family

Samuel Pugh b. 1826, d. bt 1871 - 1880
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1850-1870.
  2. [S1095] Jocelyn Brabham Barrett (ed), Randolph County Cemetery Records, Grays Chapel.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1850.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1850, 1900.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1840.
  6. [S830] North Carolina Works Progress Administration, North Carolina Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868, Bond No. 113904.
  7. [S1] Census of Population 1870.
  8. [S1] Census of Population 1880.
  9. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  10. [S1] Census of Population 1860.

Samuel Pugh1,2

M, b. 1826, d. between 1871 and 1880
Last Edited14 Jun 2006
Birth*Samuel Pugh was born in 1826 at North Carolina; son of Enoch and Pathia Pugh.1,2 
Marriage*He married Mariah Louisa Curtis, daughter of Hiram Curtis and Margaret (Peggy) Staley, on 11 September 1853 at Randolph, North Carolina; Bondsman Luther M. Fruit; Witness J. Fruit.1,2 
Census*Samuel Pugh appeared on the census of 11 August 1860 at New Salem P.O., Randolph, North Carolina, page 280, occupation distiller, owned real estate valued at $350, 1 child at home.1 
Death*He died between 1871 and 1880 at Randolph, North Carolina; buried at Grays Chapel Cemetery (no dates on marker.)3,4 

Family

Mariah Louisa Curtis b. 23 Nov 1835, d. 15 Nov 1905
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1850.
  2. [S830] North Carolina Works Progress Administration, North Carolina Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868, Bond No. 113904.
  3. [S1095] Jocelyn Brabham Barrett (ed), Randolph County Cemetery Records, Grays Chapel.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1870, 1880.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1860.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1870.

Martitia C. Pugh1

F, b. 5 May 1858, d. 15 January 1925
FatherSamuel Pugh1 b. 1826, d. bt 1871 - 1880
MotherMariah Louisa Curtis1 b. 23 Nov 1835, d. 15 Nov 1905
Last Edited28 Nov 2006
Birth*Martitia C. Pugh was born on 5 May 1858 at Randolph, North Carolina.1,2 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 11 August 1860 New Salem P.O., Randolph, North Carolina, in the household of Samuel Pugh; page 280, occupation distiller, owned real estate valued at $350, 1 child at home.3 
(Witness) CensusMartitia C. Pugh appeared on the census of 14 September 1870 Sandy Creek P.O., New Salem Twp., Randolph, North Carolina, in the household of Mariah Louisa Curtis; page 437b, occupation keeping house, no husband present, children are Martitia C., age 12, Lorence E. (female), age 9, and Grant age 5/12; head of household is Mariah L. Pugh, perhaps for Louisa.4 
(Witness) CensusMartitia C. Pugh appeared on the census of 15 June 1880 New Salem Twp., Randolph, North Carolina, in the household of Mariah Louisa Curtis; page 37C, occupation keeping house, widowed, 3 children at home.5 
Married Name As of 14 September 1881,her married name was Lineberry.6 
Marriage*Martitia C. Pugh married George H. Lineberry on 14 September 1881 at Randolph, North Carolina.6 
Death*Martitia C. Pugh died on 15 January 1925 at Randolph, North Carolina, at age 66; buried at Grays Chapel Methodist Protestant Church Cemetery.7,8 

Family

George H. Lineberry b. 26 Mar 1851, d. 10 Apr 1924

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1860.
  2. [S1095] Jocelyn Brabham Barrett (ed), Randolph County Cemetery Records, Grays Chapel.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1850.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1870.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1880.
  6. [S1249] Registrar of Deeds, Randolph County Marriages, Book 4, page 95.
  7. [S1100] Greensboro News & Record, Grays Chapel.
  8. [S1011] North Carolina State Archives, North Carolina Death Records.

Josephine B. Curtis1,2

F, b. 13 February 1837, d. 15 February 1863
FatherHiram Curtis1,2 b. 26 Jan 1804, d. 26 Apr 1864
MotherMargaret (Peggy) Staley1,2 b. 1 May 1806, d. 29 Apr 1862
Last Edited28 Nov 2006
Birth*Josephine B. Curtis was born on 13 February 1837 at Randolph, North Carolina.1,2,3 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 1840 Northern Division, Randolph, North Carolina, in the household of Hiram Curtis and Margaret (Peggy) Staley; page 88, 2 females under 5, 1 male and 2 females 5-10, 1 male and 1 female 10-14, 1 male 30-40; Margaret omitted.4 
(Witness) CensusJosephine B. Curtis appeared on the census of 25 November 1850 Northern Division, Randolph, North Carolina, in the household of Hiram Curtis and Margaret (Peggy) Staley; page 237b, occupation not given, real estate valued at $600, 9 children and Mary Staley, age 80.1 
Married Name As of 20 April 1858,her married name was Barker.5,2 
Marriage*Josephine B. Curtis married Jesse H. Barker on 20 April 1858 at Randolph, North Carolina; by W.R. McMasters, J.P; Bondsman L.F. McMasters; Witness B. F. Hoover, Clerk of County Court.5,2 
(Witness) CensusJosephine B. Curtis appeared on the census of 4 September 1860 Liberty P.O., Randolph, North Carolina, in the household of Jesse H. Barker; page 310b, occupation farmer, renting, 1 child at home.5 
Death*Josephine B. Curtis died on 15 February 1863 at Randolph, North Carolina, at age 26; buried at Gray's Chapel Cemetery.3 

Family

Jesse H. Barker b. 1835, d. 22 Dec 1862
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1850.
  2. [S830] North Carolina Works Progress Administration, North Carolina Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868, Bond No. 110518.
  3. [S907] Randolph County Genealogical Society DAR, Randolph County, North Carolina Cemeteries, Gray's Chapel Cemetery.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1840.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1860.
  6. [S1095] Jocelyn Brabham Barrett (ed), Randolph County Cemetery Records, Grays Chapel.

Jesse H. Barker1,2

M, b. 1835, d. 22 December 1862
Last Edited28 Nov 2006
Birth*Jesse H. Barker was born in 1835 at North Carolina.1,2 
Marriage*He married Josephine B. Curtis, daughter of Hiram Curtis and Margaret (Peggy) Staley, on 20 April 1858 at Randolph, North Carolina; by W.R. McMasters, J.P; Bondsman L.F. McMasters; Witness B. F. Hoover, Clerk of County Court.1,2 
Census*Jesse H. Barker appeared on the census of 4 September 1860 at Liberty P.O., Randolph, North Carolina, page 310b, occupation farmer, renting, 1 child at home.1 
Milit-Beg*He began military service on 17 July 1862 at Randolph, North Carolina, as a Private, Company H, 3rd Infantry Regiment, North Carolina.3 
Death*He died on 22 December 1862 at Richmond, Henrico, Virginia; from disease, after being hospitalized on 26 November 1862 at Richmond.3 

Family

Josephine B. Curtis b. 13 Feb 1837, d. 15 Feb 1863
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1860.
  2. [S830] North Carolina Works Progress Administration, North Carolina Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868, Bond No. 110518.
  3. [S1142] Vaughn Blackshear, "Blackshear Family History", Ancestral File, American Civil War Soldiers Record.
  4. [S1095] Jocelyn Brabham Barrett (ed), Randolph County Cemetery Records, Grays Chapel.

Margaret E. Barker1

F, b. 1 October 1859, d. 22 March 1863
FatherJesse H. Barker1 b. 1835, d. 22 Dec 1862
MotherJosephine B. Curtis1 b. 13 Feb 1837, d. 15 Feb 1863
Last Edited28 Nov 2006
Birth*Margaret E. Barker was born on 1 October 1859 at Randolph, North Carolina.1,2 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 4 September 1860 Liberty P.O., Randolph, North Carolina, in the household of Jesse H. Barker; page 310b, occupation farmer, renting, 1 child at home.1 
Death*Margaret E. Barker died on 22 March 1863 at Randolph, North Carolina, at age 3; buried at Grays Chapel Methodist Protestant Church Cemetery.2 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1860.
  2. [S1095] Jocelyn Brabham Barrett (ed), Randolph County Cemetery Records, Grays Chapel.

Napoleon Bonaparte Curtis1,2

M, b. 4 May 1845, d. 20 March 1907
FatherHiram Curtis1,2 b. 26 Jan 1804, d. 26 Apr 1864
MotherMargaret (Peggy) Staley1,2 b. 1 May 1806, d. 29 Apr 1862
Last Edited29 Aug 2018
Birth*Napoleon Bonaparte Curtis was born on 4 May 1845 at Randolph, North Carolina.1,2 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 25 November 1850 Northern Division, Randolph, North Carolina, in the household of Hiram Curtis and Margaret (Peggy) Staley; page 237b, occupation not given, real estate valued at $600, 9 children and Mary Staley, age 80.1 
(Witness) CensusNapoleon Bonaparte Curtis appeared on the census of 21 August 1860 Sandy Creek P.O., Randolph, North Carolina, in the household of Hiram Curtis and Margaret (Peggy) Staley; page 290, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $400, 5 children and 1 grandchild at home.3 
Milit-Beg*Napoleon Bonaparte Curtis began military service on 10 July 1863 at Randolph, North Carolina, as a private, 3rd Regiment, North Carolina Artillery.4 
Milit-End*He ended military service on 3 May 1865 at Greensboro, Guilford, North Carolina.4 
Marriage*He married Mary Ann (Angie) Ward on 21 December 1865 at Randolph, North Carolina.5,6 
Census*Napoleon Bonaparte Curtis and Mary Ann (Angie) Ward appeared on the census of 15 September 1870 at New Salem Twp., Randolph, North Carolina, page 437, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $400, 2 children and 3 siblings living with them.7 
CensusNapoleon Bonaparte Curtis and Mary Ann (Angie) Ward appeared on the census of 10 June 1880 at New Salem Twp., Randolph, North Carolina, page 34B, occupation farmer, 6 children at home.5 
CensusNapoleon Bonaparte Curtis and Mary Ann (Angie) Ward appeared on the census of 5 June 1900 at Providence Twp., Randolph, North Carolina, ED 93, sheet 2A, occupation farmer, owned farm, married 34 years, 10 children, 7 living.8 
Death*Napoleon Bonaparte Curtis died on 20 March 1907 at age 61; buried at Gray's Chapel Cemetery.1,2 
ObitNapoleon Bonaparte's obituary was published in the Charlotte Observer on 22 March 1907:

Asheboro, March 20—Mr. N.B. Curtis, aged about 65 years, dropped dead on Court House Square this morning about 6 o’clock. Mr. Curtis lived in Providence Township and was one of the best men in the county. His sudden death away from home will greatly shock his many friends, not only in his on vicinity, but throughout the county. He was the father of Mr. A.W. Curtis, a leading merchant of Liberty, who is now acting as foreman of the grand jury at the present term of our Superior Court.9 

Family

Mary Ann (Angie) Ward b. 4 Nov 1845, d. 29 Mar 1903
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1850.
  2. [S907] Randolph County Genealogical Society DAR, Randolph County, North Carolina Cemeteries, Gray's Chapel Cemetery.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1860.
  4. [S909] Cheryl Lynn Martin, Randolph County Heritage, page 232.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1880.
  6. [S830] North Carolina Works Progress Administration, North Carolina Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868, Bond No. 111336.
  7. [S1] Census of Population 1870.
  8. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  9. [S1858] Charlotte Observer.
  10. [S1095] Jocelyn Brabham Barrett (ed), Randolph County Cemetery Records, Grays Chapel.

Mary Ann (Angie) Ward1,2,3

F, b. 4 November 1845, d. 29 March 1903
Last Edited25 Dec 2007
Birth*Mary Ann (Angie) Ward was born on 4 November 1845 at North Carolina; daughter of Eli Ward and Huldy Wright.1,2 
Married Name As of 21 December 1865,her married name was Curtis.1,2 
Marriage*She married Napoleon Bonaparte Curtis, son of Hiram Curtis and Margaret (Peggy) Staley, on 21 December 1865 at Randolph, North Carolina.1,2 
CensusMary Ann (Angie) Ward and Napoleon Bonaparte Curtis appeared on the census of 15 September 1870 at New Salem Twp., Randolph, North Carolina, page 437, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $400, 2 children and 3 siblings living with them.4 
CensusMary Ann (Angie) Ward and Napoleon Bonaparte Curtis appeared on the census of 10 June 1880 at New Salem Twp., Randolph, North Carolina, page 34B, occupation farmer, 6 children at home.1 
CensusMary Ann (Angie) Ward and Napoleon Bonaparte Curtis appeared on the census of 5 June 1900 at Providence Twp., Randolph, North Carolina, ED 93, sheet 2A, occupation farmer, owned farm, married 34 years, 10 children, 7 living.5 
Death*Mary Ann (Angie) Ward died on 29 March 1903 at Randolph, North Carolina, at age 57; buried at Gray's Chapel Cemetery.1,2,6 
ObitMary Ann (Angie)'s obituary was published in the Asheboro Newspaper on 9 April 1903:
Mrs. Angie Curtis, whose death we mention in our items last week, was the wife of Mr. N. B. Curtis, living two miles east of this place. The deceased was born in 1845, being something over 57 years old at her death. She was the daughter of Mr. Eli Ward, who is still living at the advanced age of 87. Mrs. Curtis leaves a husband and seven living children (three having died when young.) and several brothers and sisters to mourn her loss. The deceased was a kind and sympathetic neighbor, a loving wife and an affectionate mother. A large and sympathetic congregation attended the burial services. Mr. Curtis and the children have the sympathy of the entire community.7 

Family

Napoleon Bonaparte Curtis b. 4 May 1845, d. 20 Mar 1907
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1880.
  2. [S830] North Carolina Works Progress Administration, North Carolina Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868, Bond No. 111336.
  3. [S1011] North Carolina State Archives, North Carolina Death Records, Randolph, Book 22, page 221.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1870.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  6. [S1095] Jocelyn Brabham Barrett (ed), Randolph County Cemetery Records, Gary's Chapel Cemetery.
  7. [S1327] Asheboro Courier-Tribune.
  8. [S1095] Jocelyn Brabham Barrett (ed), Randolph County Cemetery Records, Grays Chapel.

Alfred Wesley Curtis1

M, b. 6 September 1867, d. 12 December 1933
FatherNapoleon Bonaparte Curtis1 b. 4 May 1845, d. 20 Mar 1907
MotherMary Ann (Angie) Ward1 b. 4 Nov 1845, d. 29 Mar 1903
Last Edited15 Jun 2009
Birth*Alfred Wesley Curtis was born on 6 September 1867 at Randolph, North Carolina.2,3,4 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 15 September 1870 New Salem Twp., Randolph, North Carolina, in the household of Napoleon Bonaparte Curtis and Mary Ann (Angie) Ward; page 437, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $400, 2 children and 3 siblings living with them.5 
(Witness) CensusAlfred Wesley Curtis appeared on the census of 10 June 1880 New Salem Twp., Randolph, North Carolina, in the household of Napoleon Bonaparte Curtis and Mary Ann (Angie) Ward; page 34B, occupation farmer, 6 children at home.1 
Marriage*Alfred Wesley Curtis married Anna M. (Annie) Turner on 5 March 1893 at Randolph, North Carolina.6,7 
(Witness) CensusAlfred Wesley Curtis appeared on the census of 27 June 1900 Liberty, Randolph, North Carolina, in the household of Anna M. (Annie) Turner; ED 89, sheet 16B, occupation salesman, married 8 years, 2 children, 2 living.6 
Census*Alfred Wesley Curtis appeared on the census of 21 April 1910 at Liberty, Randolph, North Carolina, ED 88, sheet 7A, occupation merchant-general store, married 17 years, 4 children, 4 living.8 
CensusHe appeared on the census of 15 March 1920 at Morehead Twp., Guilford, North Carolina, ED 150, sheet 27A, occupation house carpenter, owned home, 3 children at home.9 
CensusHe appeared on the census of 9 April 1930 at Greensboro, Guilford, North Carolina, ED 39, sheet 11A, occupation clerk-dry goods store, renting-$30 month, radio, 1 child at home.10 
Death*He died on 12 December 1933 at Greensboro, Guilford, North Carolina, at age 66; at Duke Hospital in Durham following an operation; buried at Grays Chapel Cemetery.3,4,11 
ObitAlfred Wesley's obituary was published in the Courier on 14 December 1933:
A.W. Curtis died at Duke Hospital, where he had been a patient for several days, after having suffered an acid stomach attack at his home in Greensboro Thanksgiving day. He was a native Randolph county man, having been born and reared in Liberty township. He moved to Greensboro approximately fifteen years ago, resuming his mercantile business in which he had been engaged in, in Liberty, for twenty years. Mr. Curtis was a successful business man and was active in church and civic affairs.
Surviving are four daughters, Mrs. John Welch, Washington; Mrs. R.C. Teague, Raleigh; Mrs. Clarence Ramsey, Statesville, and Miss Ruth Curtis, Raleigh; four sisters, Mrs. G.W. Reitzel, Mrs. Joe Swaim, Mrs. Martha Frazier, all of Liberty, and Mrs. John Swaim, Asheboro, and one brother, J.W. Curtis, of Liberty. The body was taken to the home of J.W. Curtis at Liberty, where it remained until 2 o’clock yesterday afternoon, after which it was taken to Gray’s Chapel for the funeral and burial, which were attended by a large gathering.11 

Family

Anna M. (Annie) Turner b. 14 Aug 1869, d. 4 Dec 1932
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1880.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1880, 1900.
  3. [S1095] Jocelyn Brabham Barrett (ed), Randolph County Cemetery Records, Grays Chapel.
  4. [S1605] Bureau of Vital Statistics and North Carolina State Archives North Carolina State Board of Health, North Carolina Death Certificates.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1870.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  7. [S1249] Registrar of Deeds, Randolph County Marriages, Book 5, page 59.
  8. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  9. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  10. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  11. [S1327] Asheboro Courier-Tribune.

Leanna (Delano) V. Curtis1,2

F, b. 20 August 1868, d. 6 July 1905
FatherNapoleon Bonaparte Curtis3 b. 4 May 1845, d. 20 Mar 1907
MotherMary Ann (Angie) Ward3 b. 4 Nov 1845, d. 29 Mar 1903
Last Edited4 Sep 2006
Birth*Leanna (Delano) V. Curtis was born on 20 August 1868 at Randolph, North Carolina.4,5 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 15 September 1870 New Salem Twp., Randolph, North Carolina, in the household of Napoleon Bonaparte Curtis and Mary Ann (Angie) Ward; page 437, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $400, 2 children and 3 siblings living with them.6 
Married Name As of 15 January 1880,her married name was Parsons.7,2 
Marriage*Leanna (Delano) V. Curtis married Adolphus W. Parsons on 15 January 1880 at Randolph, North Carolina; transcription appears to be wrong - probably should be Jan 1887 (see 1900 census.)7,2 
(Witness) CensusLeanna (Delano) V. Curtis appeared on the census of 10 June 1880 New Salem Twp., Randolph, North Carolina, in the household of Napoleon Bonaparte Curtis and Mary Ann (Angie) Ward; page 34B, occupation farmer, 6 children at home.3 
(Witness) CensusLeanna (Delano) V. Curtis appeared on the census of 12 June 1900 Franklinville, Randolph, North Carolina, in the household of Adolphus W. Parsons; ED 87, sheet 7A, occupation cotton mill cleaner, married 13 years, 5 children, 5 living.7 
Death*Leanna (Delano) V. Curtis died on 6 July 1905 at Randolph, North Carolina, at age 36; buried at Grays Chapel Cemetery.5 

Family

Adolphus W. Parsons b. 12 Feb 1866, d. 24 Sep 1943
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1870, 1880.
  2. [S1096] North Carolina State Archives, North Carolina Marriage Records.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1880.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1880, 1900.
  5. [S1095] Jocelyn Brabham Barrett (ed), Randolph County Cemetery Records, Grays Chapel.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1870.
  7. [S1] Census of Population 1900.

Margaret L. Curtis1

F, b. 13 January 1872, d. 9 November 1934
FatherNapoleon Bonaparte Curtis1 b. 4 May 1845, d. 20 Mar 1907
MotherMary Ann (Angie) Ward1 b. 4 Nov 1845, d. 29 Mar 1903
Last Edited19 Jun 2008
Birth*Margaret L. Curtis was born on 13 January 1872 at Randolph, North Carolina.1,2 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 10 June 1880 New Salem Twp., Randolph, North Carolina, in the household of Napoleon Bonaparte Curtis and Mary Ann (Angie) Ward; page 34B, occupation farmer, 6 children at home.1 
Married Name As of 6 February 1898,her married name was Wrightsell.3,4 
Marriage*Margaret L. Curtis married George Washington (G.W.) Wrightsell on 6 February 1898 at Randolph, North Carolina; name also spelled Reitzel.3,4 
CensusMargaret L. Curtis and George Washington (G.W.) Wrightsell appeared on the census of 21 April 1910 at Liberty, Randolph, North Carolina, ED 88, sheet 6B, occupation farmer, owned farm, second marriage 12 year, 2 children, 2 living.5 
Census*Margaret L. Curtis and George Washington (G.W.) Wrightsell appeared on the census of 5 January 1920 at Liberty, Randolph, North Carolina, ED 108, sheet 3A, occupation manager-roller mill, owned home, no children present.6 
CensusMargaret L. Curtis and George Washington (G.W.) Wrightsell appeared on the census of 7 April 1930 at Liberty, Randolph, North Carolina, occupation miller-flour mill, owned, home, 1 daughter at home.7 
Name Variation As of 9 November 1934, Margaret L. Curtis was also known as Margaret L. Reitzel.2 
Death*She died on 9 November 1934 at Randolph, North Carolina, at age 62; buried at the Fairview Cemetery; death certificate reads "Reitzel."3,8 

Family

George Washington (G.W.) Wrightsell b. 1855, d. 10 Oct 1938

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1880.
  2. [S1605] Bureau of Vital Statistics and North Carolina State Archives North Carolina State Board of Health, North Carolina Death Certificates.
  3. [S1095] Jocelyn Brabham Barrett (ed), Randolph County Cemetery Records, Fairview Cemetery.
  4. [S1096] North Carolina State Archives, North Carolina Marriage Records, Randolph Book 5, page 159.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  7. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  8. [S1011] North Carolina State Archives, North Carolina Death Records.

Martha H. Curtis1

F, b. 7 March 1874, d. 7 December 1938
FatherNapoleon Bonaparte Curtis1 b. 4 May 1845, d. 20 Mar 1907
MotherMary Ann (Angie) Ward1 b. 4 Nov 1845, d. 29 Mar 1903
Last Edited4 Sep 2006
Birth*Martha H. Curtis was born on 7 March 1874 at Randolph, North Carolina.1,2 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 10 June 1880 New Salem Twp., Randolph, North Carolina, in the household of Napoleon Bonaparte Curtis and Mary Ann (Angie) Ward; page 34B, occupation farmer, 6 children at home.1 
Married Name As of 8 November 1891,her married name was Frazier.2,3 
Marriage*Martha H. Curtis married Henry J. Frazier on 8 November 1891 at Randolph, North Carolina.2,3 
(Witness) CensusMartha H. Curtis appeared on the census of 19 June 1900 Providence Twp., Randolph, North Carolina, in the household of Henry J. Frazier; ED 93, sheet 8A, occupation farmer, owned farm, married 9 years, 5 children, 5 living.4 
(Witness) CensusMartha H. Curtis appeared on the census of 4 April 1910 Liberty, Randolph, North Carolina, in the household of Henry J. Frazier; ED 88, sheet 7B, occupation merchant-general store, owned farm, married 19 years, 10 children, 10 living.5 
(Witness) CensusMartha H. Curtis appeared on the census of 2 February 1920 Liberty Twp., Randolph, North Carolina, in the household of Henry J. Frazier; ED 108, sheet 20, occupation farmer, owned farm, 8 children at home.6 
(Witness) CensusMartha H. Curtis appeared on the census of 18 April 1930 Liberty, Randolph, North Carolina, in the household of Henry J. Frazier; ED 18, sheet 8A, occupation carpenter-wood work, owned home valued at $5,000, 3 children and a granddaughter, Sarah, at home.7 
Death*Martha H. Curtis died on 7 December 1938 at North Carolina at age 64; buried at Grays Chapel Cemetery.2 

Family

Henry J. Frazier b. 30 Jul 1867, d. 27 Jan 1949
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1880.
  2. [S1095] Jocelyn Brabham Barrett (ed), Randolph County Cemetery Records, Grays Chapel.
  3. [S1096] North Carolina State Archives, North Carolina Marriage Records, Book 5, pages 31 and 75.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  7. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

Sallie J. Curtis1

F, b. 23 April 1876, d. 9 January 1958
FatherNapoleon Bonaparte Curtis1 b. 4 May 1845, d. 20 Mar 1907
MotherMary Ann (Angie) Ward1 b. 4 Nov 1845, d. 29 Mar 1903
Last Edited29 Aug 2018
Birth*Sallie J. Curtis was born on 23 April 1876 at Randolph, North Carolina.2,3 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 10 June 1880 New Salem Twp., Randolph, North Carolina, in the household of Napoleon Bonaparte Curtis and Mary Ann (Angie) Ward; page 34B, occupation farmer, 6 children at home.1 
(Witness) CensusSallie J. Curtis appeared on the census of 5 June 1900 Providence Twp., Randolph, North Carolina, in the household of Napoleon Bonaparte Curtis and Mary Ann (Angie) Ward; ED 93, sheet 2A, occupation farmer, owned farm, married 34 years, 10 children, 7 living.4 
Married Name As of 27 December 1905,her married name was Swaim.5,6 
Marriage*Sallie J. Curtis married John Swain on 27 December 1905 at Randolph, North Carolina.5,6 
(Witness) CensusSallie J. Curtis appeared on the census of 21 April 1910 Liberty Twp., Randolph, North Carolina, in the household of John Swain; ED 88, sheet 7A, occupation farmer, owned farm, married 4 years, 1 child.6 
(Witness) CensusSallie J. Curtis appeared on the census of 16 February 1920 Asheboro, Randolph, North Carolina, in the household of John Swain; ED 96, sheet 13A, occupation dentist-own office, owned home, 1 child.7 
(Witness) CensusSallie J. Curtis appeared on the census of 3 April 1930 Asheboro, Randolph, North Carolina, in the household of John Swain; ED 4, sheet 1B, occupation surgical dentist, owned home valued at $15,000, radio, 1 child at home.8 
Census*Sallie J. Curtis and John Swain appeared on the census of 8 April 1940 at Asheboro, Randolph, North Carolina, ED 76-3, sheet 5B, occupation dentist, real estate valued at $9,000, 1 daughter and 5 lodgers; Mary was a music teacher.9 
Death*Sallie J. Curtis died on 9 January 1958 at Asheboro, Randolph, North Carolina, at age 81; buried at the Asheboro City Cemetery.3 

Family

John Swain b. 2 Mar 1878, d. 28 Sep 1960
Child

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1880.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1880, 1900.
  3. [S1605] Bureau of Vital Statistics and North Carolina State Archives North Carolina State Board of Health, North Carolina Death Certificates.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  5. [S1096] North Carolina State Archives, North Carolina Marriage Records, Randolph, Book 6, page 241.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  7. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  8. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  9. [S1] Census of Population 1940.