Selma Florentine Rosenblatt1,2

F, b. 2 November 1860, d. 12 December 1939
Last Edited11 Oct 2007
Birth*Selma Florentine Rosenblatt was born on 2 November 1860 at Greenville, Davidson, Tennessee; follows cemetery record and Finley P. Curtis record; death record says 2 November 1861 at Greene County, Tennessee.2,1,3,4,5 
Married Name As of 21 May 1884,her married name was Curtis.1,2 
Marriage*She married Finley Patterson Curtis, son of Hezekiah Curtis and Celia Coffey, on 21 May 1884 at Tennessee.1,2 
(Witness) CensusSelma Florentine Rosenblatt appeared on the census of 18 June 1900 Butler, District 5, Johnson, Tennessee, in the household of Finley Patterson Curtis; ED 99, sheet 11B, occupation farmer & merchant, owned home, married 16 years, 8 children, 7 living, 7 at home.2 
(Witness) CensusSelma Florentine Rosenblatt appeared on the census of 15 April 1910 Butler, Johnson, Tennessee, in the household of Finley Patterson Curtis; ED 128, sheet 1A, occupation merchant-general store, married 25 years, 8 children, 7 living, 6 at home, plus sister Mattie.6 
Death*Selma Florentine Rosenblatt died on 12 December 1939 at Butler, Johnson, Tennessee, at age 79; buried in Johnson County.2,1,3 

Family

Finley Patterson Curtis b. 21 May 1841, d. 22 Aug 1922
Children

Citations

  1. [S922] Mrs. W.O. Absher and Curtis Information by Helen B. Bell, Heritage of Wilkes County, page 171.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  3. [S1008] J. L. Carrier, Johnson County, Tennessee Cemeteries, page 38.
  4. [S1216] Finley P. Curtis, "Finley P. Curtis Research", Ancestral File.
  5. [S1525] Eddie M. Nikazy, Johnson County Death Record Abstracts.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1910.

Anna B. Curtis1

F, b. April 1885
FatherFinley Patterson Curtis1 b. 21 May 1841, d. 22 Aug 1922
MotherSelma Florentine Rosenblatt1 b. 2 Nov 1860, d. 12 Dec 1939
Last Edited26 Aug 2005
Birth*Anna B. Curtis was born in April 1885 at Johnson, Tennessee.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 18 June 1900 Butler, District 5, Johnson, Tennessee, in the household of Finley Patterson Curtis; ED 99, sheet 11B, occupation farmer & merchant, owned home, married 16 years, 8 children, 7 living, 7 at home.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1900.

Carrie E. Curtis1

F, b. December 1886
FatherFinley Patterson Curtis1 b. 21 May 1841, d. 22 Aug 1922
MotherSelma Florentine Rosenblatt1 b. 2 Nov 1860, d. 12 Dec 1939
Last Edited26 Aug 2005
Birth*Carrie E. Curtis was born in December 1886 at Johnson, Tennessee.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 18 June 1900 Butler, District 5, Johnson, Tennessee, in the household of Finley Patterson Curtis; ED 99, sheet 11B, occupation farmer & merchant, owned home, married 16 years, 8 children, 7 living, 7 at home.1 
(Witness) CensusCarrie E. Curtis appeared on the census of 15 April 1910 Butler, Johnson, Tennessee, in the household of Finley Patterson Curtis; ED 128, sheet 1A, occupation merchant-general store, married 25 years, 8 children, 7 living, 6 at home, plus sister Mattie.2 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1910.

Fred C. Curtis1,2

M, b. 22 December 1888, d. 1954
FatherFinley Patterson Curtis1 b. 21 May 1841, d. 22 Aug 1922
MotherSelma Florentine Rosenblatt1 b. 2 Nov 1860, d. 12 Dec 1939
Last Edited10 Sep 2005
Birth*Fred C. Curtis was born on 22 December 1888 at Johnson, Tennessee.1,2,3 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 18 June 1900 Butler, District 5, Johnson, Tennessee, in the household of Finley Patterson Curtis; ED 99, sheet 11B, occupation farmer & merchant, owned home, married 16 years, 8 children, 7 living, 7 at home.1 
(Witness) CensusFred C. Curtis appeared on the census of 15 April 1910 Butler, Johnson, Tennessee, in the household of Finley Patterson Curtis; ED 128, sheet 1A, occupation merchant-general store, married 25 years, 8 children, 7 living, 6 at home, plus sister Mattie.4 
DraftWW1* On 8 June 1917 Fred C. Curtis registered for the draft at Butler, Johnson, Tennessee; at the time, he was employed by the U.S. as a post master, single.2 
Death*He died in 1954; buried in Johnson County.3 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  2. [S758] Ancestry.com, World War I Draft Registration Cards.
  3. [S1008] J. L. Carrier, Johnson County, Tennessee Cemeteries, page 38.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1910.

Cathleen Curtis1

F, b. July 1892
FatherFinley Patterson Curtis1 b. 21 May 1841, d. 22 Aug 1922
MotherSelma Florentine Rosenblatt1 b. 2 Nov 1860, d. 12 Dec 1939
Last Edited26 Aug 2005
Birth*Cathleen Curtis was born in July 1892 at Johnson, Tennessee.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 18 June 1900 Butler, District 5, Johnson, Tennessee, in the household of Finley Patterson Curtis; ED 99, sheet 11B, occupation farmer & merchant, owned home, married 16 years, 8 children, 7 living, 7 at home.1 
(Witness) CensusCathleen Curtis appeared on the census of 15 April 1910 Butler, Johnson, Tennessee, in the household of Finley Patterson Curtis; ED 128, sheet 1A, occupation merchant-general store, married 25 years, 8 children, 7 living, 6 at home, plus sister Mattie.2 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1910.

Finley Paul Curtis Jr.1,2

M, b. 19 November 1895, d. July 1980
FatherFinley Patterson Curtis1 b. 21 May 1841, d. 22 Aug 1922
MotherSelma Florentine Rosenblatt1 b. 2 Nov 1860, d. 12 Dec 1939
Last Edited20 Jan 2007
Birth*Finley Paul Curtis Jr. was born on 19 November 1895 at Johnson, Tennessee.1,3,2,4 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 18 June 1900 Butler, District 5, Johnson, Tennessee, in the household of Finley Patterson Curtis; ED 99, sheet 11B, occupation farmer & merchant, owned home, married 16 years, 8 children, 7 living, 7 at home.1 
(Witness) CensusFinley Paul Curtis Jr. appeared on the census of 15 April 1910 Butler, Johnson, Tennessee, in the household of Finley Patterson Curtis; ED 128, sheet 1A, occupation merchant-general store, married 25 years, 8 children, 7 living, 6 at home, plus sister Mattie.5 
DraftWW1* On 5 June 1918 Finley Paul Curtis Jr. registered for the draft at Butler, Johnson, Tennessee; at the time, he was employed by his father, as a farmer; single.3 
Marriage*He married Ruth Elma Wyatt on 24 June 1926 at Johnson, Tennessee.6 
Census*Finley Paul Curtis Jr. and Ruth Elma Wyatt appeared on the census of 25 April 1930 at Butler, Johnson, Tennessee, ED 6, sheet 4B, occupation retail merchant-general store, owned home valued at $1,500, radio, no children.7 
Death*Finley Paul Curtis Jr. died in July 1980 at Butler, Johnson, Tennessee, at age 84; buried in Johnson County.2,4 

Family

Ruth Elma Wyatt b. 1 Dec 1902

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  2. [S1008] J. L. Carrier, Johnson County, Tennessee Cemeteries, page 38.
  3. [S758] Ancestry.com, World War I Draft Registration Cards.
  4. [S44] Social Security Death Index.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  6. [S1216] Finley P. Curtis, "Finley P. Curtis Research", Ancestral File.
  7. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

William B. Curtis1,2

M, b. 22 January 1897, d. April 1972
FatherFinley Patterson Curtis1 b. 21 May 1841, d. 22 Aug 1922
MotherSelma Florentine Rosenblatt1 b. 2 Nov 1860, d. 12 Dec 1939
Last Edited10 Sep 2005
Birth*William B. Curtis was born on 22 January 1897 at Johnson, Tennessee.1,2,3 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 18 June 1900 Butler, District 5, Johnson, Tennessee, in the household of Finley Patterson Curtis; ED 99, sheet 11B, occupation farmer & merchant, owned home, married 16 years, 8 children, 7 living, 7 at home.1 
(Witness) CensusWilliam B. Curtis appeared on the census of 15 April 1910 Butler, Johnson, Tennessee, in the household of Finley Patterson Curtis; ED 128, sheet 1A, occupation merchant-general store, married 25 years, 8 children, 7 living, 6 at home, plus sister Mattie.4 
DraftWW1* On 5 June 1918 William B. Curtis registered for the draft at Butler, Johnson, Tennessee; at the time, he was employed by Butler Drug Company.2 
Death*He died in April 1972 at Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, at age 75.3 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  2. [S758] Ancestry.com, World War I Draft Registration Cards.
  3. [S44] Social Security Death Index.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1910.

Selma J. Curtis1

F, b. January 1897
FatherFinley Patterson Curtis1 b. 21 May 1841, d. 22 Aug 1922
MotherSelma Florentine Rosenblatt1 b. 2 Nov 1860, d. 12 Dec 1939
Last Edited26 Aug 2005
Birth*Selma J. Curtis was born in January 1897 at Johnson, Tennessee.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 18 June 1900 Butler, District 5, Johnson, Tennessee, in the household of Finley Patterson Curtis; ED 99, sheet 11B, occupation farmer & merchant, owned home, married 16 years, 8 children, 7 living, 7 at home.1 
(Witness) CensusSelma J. Curtis appeared on the census of 15 April 1910 Butler, Johnson, Tennessee, in the household of Finley Patterson Curtis; ED 128, sheet 1A, occupation merchant-general store, married 25 years, 8 children, 7 living, 6 at home, plus sister Mattie.2 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1910.

James Curtis1

M, b. 1796, d. before February 1868
FatherSamuel Curtis1 b. 1767, d. 6 Feb 1853
MotherSusannah Cottrell1 b. bt 1766 - 1770, d. 8 Oct 1844
Last Edited16 Jul 2007
Birth*James Curtis was born in 1796 at Wilkes, North Carolina; based on ages given in 1850 and 1860 censuses.2 
BirthHe was born on 15 July 1799 at Wilkes, North Carolina; alternate date from Wilkes County Heritage, need source.1,2 
Marriage*He married Miss Hughes circa 1815; no further information.1 
Marriage*James Curtis married Nancy Hagler, daughter of Isaac Wilson Hagler and Susannah McGhee, on 6 March 1818 at Wilkes, North Carolina.3,4,5 
Moved*James Curtis moved to Monroe, Tennessee, circa 1819; James Curtis was born about 1796. Nancy Hagler was born in 1799 in Wilkes County, North Carolina. They were married on March 6, 1818, in Wilkes County. While it is not known when they moved to Tennessee, their first child, Samuel Calvin, was born in December 1820 in Monroe County. Nancy Hagler's father moved his family from Wilkes County to Monroe County. In all probability James and Nancy came with them. They were present in Monroe County when the 1830 census was taken. James Curtis was school commissioner for Toque in 1848.
The James Curtis home was located at the intersection of Notchy Creek and the Tellico River. The house was built before 1835. William and Gwen Starnes owned the property at the time the home was destroyed due to the closure of Tellico Dam.6 
Caste*He was belonged to the no 1820 census for Monroe County available caste in 1820 at Monroe, Tennessee.7 
Census*He and Nancy Hagler appeared on the census of 1830 at Monroe, Tennessee, page 129, 1 male and 1 female under 5, 1 male 5-9, 1 male 10-14, 1 male and 1 female 30-39.8 
CensusJames Curtis appeared on the census of 1840 at Monroe, Tennessee, not found in 1840 Tennessee census.9 
CensusHe appeared on the census of 30 October 1850 at District 15, Monroe, Tennessee, page 100, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $2,500, 5 children and Caroline Ellidge, age 4, and Malinda White, age 52, at home.4 
Census*He appeared on the census of 1 July 1860 at Sweetwater P.O., District 15, Monroe, Tennessee, page 286b, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $14,000, widowed, 3 sons and 1 grandson at home.10 
NoteB*
State of Tennessee, Monroe County: James Curtis, Deceased (P-195)
July 29th, 1867. No all men by these presents that I James Curtis being of sound mind and disposing memory do this day make my last will and testament. First I will that after my deceased that all my just debts and my funeral expences be paid out of my Estate. Second, I will that my son S.C. Curtis have too portions of my estate to wit: his own and my Son H.W. Curtis. Third, I will that my son S.C. Curtis pay to the heirs of my son W.R. Curtis out of the portion of my son J.A. Curtis. Fourth, one hundred dollars I will that my son J.A. Curtis be an is equal heir in my estate except my Son S.C. Curtis. Fifth, I will that my daughter S.A. Pealor and her bodily heirs be and is to be made equal in my estate Except my Son S.C. Curtis. Sixth, I will that my Son W.R. Curtis's two Children be and is to be made equal in my estate (to wit) William and J.B. Curtis. Eighth I do appoint my son S.C. Curtis execute, (P-196) and carry out this my last will and testament.
Signed and acknowledged day and date above written interlined before sined.
Attest: Thomas Russel and J.A. Curtis (his mark): James Curtis (his mark) [Note: J.A. is Isaac Asbury].11 
Will*He left a will on 29 July 1867 at Monroe, Tennessee; also heirs of deceased sons David and William.12 
Death*He died before February 1868 at Monroe, Tennessee; will was probated in the February 1868 session of the Monroe County Court.12 

Family 1

Miss Hughes b. c 1800

Family 2

Nancy Hagler b. 1798, d. bt 1851 - 1859
Children

Citations

  1. [S922] Mrs. W.O. Absher and Curtis Information by Helen B. Bell, Heritage of Wilkes County, page 171.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1850, 1860.
  3. [S830] North Carolina Works Progress Administration, North Carolina Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868, Bond no. 000164780.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1850.
  5. [S903] Wilkes County Wills and Estate Records: Will of Isaac Hagler, Monroe County, Tennessee, 27 July 1840.
  6. [S992] Monroe County Heritage Book Committee, Monroe County, Tennessee Heritage, page 165.
  7. [S1] Census of Population 1820.
  8. [S1] Census of Population 1830.
  9. [S1] Census of Population 1840.
  10. [S1] Census of Population 1860.
  11. [S903] Wilkes County Wills and Estate Records.
  12. [S985] James Curtis Will.
  13. [S984] Tennessee Works Progress Administration, Monroe County, Tennessee Cemeteries (WPA), Curtis Cemetery.
  14. [S956] Indiana DAR Harrison Chapter, Monroe County, Indiana Cemetery Records, Curtis Cemetery.

Joshua Curtis1

M, b. 14 February 1803, d. 12 July 1892
FatherSamuel Curtis b. 1767, d. 6 Feb 1853
MotherSusannah Cottrell b. bt 1766 - 1770, d. 8 Oct 1844
Last Edited12 Aug 2008
Birth*Joshua Curtis was born on 14 February 1803 at Wilkes, North Carolina.1 
(Witness) Land EntryHe witnessed the Entry of Samuel Curtis on 31 July 1826 at Wilkes, North Carolina; described as 160 acres of land, located in the County of Wilkes on Sampson Mountain north of the end of the Devils Race Paths, entry 2897, grant number 3386 dated 26 November 1828. Chain bearers Wm Cottrel and Wm Curtis. This is the same tract that Samuel sold to his son Joshua on 6 July 1829.2 
Land Entry*Joshua Curtis entered land on 31 July 1826 at Wilkes, North Carolina, described as 35 acres of land on School House Branch, waters of Buffaloe Creek near the red banks of Jesseys Fork, adjoining his 50 acre survey. Chan bearers James Steward, Wm Curtis. Entry 2899, grant 3342 dated 26 November 1828.3 
(Witness) Land SaleHe witnessed the sale of land by Samuel Curtis on 6 July 1829 at Wilkes, North Carolina; "for the sum of ten dollars and the further consideration of the love and regard the said Samuel beareth for his said son Joshua," described as 160 acres of land on the Sampson Mountain. . . the same being granted to the said Samuel Curtis by a deed from the State bearing date 26 November 1828."4 
Marriage*Joshua Curtis married Sarah (Sally) Coffey circa 1833 at North Carolina; no marriage record.5,6 
Moved*Joshua Curtis moved to near Spencer, Owen, Indiana, circa 1836; Susan was born 1835 in North Carolina, and Samuel was born 1837 in Indiana, the Coffey family moved to Owen County at the same time.7 
Land Sale* On 1 October 1836 Joshua Curtis sold land at Wilkes, North Carolina, for $100, paid to William Curtis, acting as attorney for Joshua Curtis of Owen County, pursuant to an agreement dated 7 December 1835, a certain tract of land on Sampsons Mountain. This was the land sold to Joshua by his father Samuel on 6 July 1829. The deed on pages I-422 and 423 appear to convey the same property on the same date as the deed on page I-465.8 
Census*He appeared on the census of 1840 at Clay Twp., Owen, Indiana, page 89, 2 males under 5, 1 female 5-10, 1 female 20-30, 1 male 30-40.9 
Tax List*He appeared on the personal property tax list of 1842 at Caldwell, North Carolina; 25 acres, no polls, Hezekiah Curtis his agent.10 
Land Sale* On 2 November 1847 Joshua Curtis and Sarah (Sally) Coffey sold land at Caldwell, North Carolina, to Samuel Curtis of Wilkes County for $25, described as 25 acres previously entered by Joshua, adjacent to Samuel's property; Joshua and Sally resided in Owen County, Indiana.11 
CensusJoshua Curtis appeared on the census of 25 September 1850 at District 74, Monroe, Indiana, page 248, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $2,000, 6 children at home.7 
CensusHe appeared on the census of 19 July 1860 at Bloomington P.O., Bloomington Twp., Monroe, Indiana, page 723, occupation not given, no real estate value given; appears to have moved into the town of Bloomington as the neighbors were bankers, clerks, layers and ministers; 5 children at home.12 
(Witness) DeathHe witnessed the death of Sarah (Sally) Coffey on 22 February 1864 at Bloomington Twp., Monroe, Indiana; buried at the Hopewell Cemetery, Clay Township, Owen County, which seems to also be known as the Coffey Cemetery west of Elletsville, Monroe County.13,6 
Marriage*Joshua Curtis married Lucretia K. (?) between 1865 and 1870 at Monroe, Indiana; no marriage record found.14 
CensusJoshua Curtis appeared on the census of 11 June 1870 at Bloomington, Monroe, Indiana, page 341, occupation retired farmer, home valued at $1800, living with second wife and two youths.14 
CensusHe appeared on the census of 23 June 1880 at Bloomington, Monroe, Indiana, page 82, occupation retired farmer, living with his son-in-law.15 
Death*He died on 12 July 1892 at Owen, Indiana, at age 89.1 

Family 1

Sarah (Sally) Coffey b. 12 Feb 1812, d. 22 Feb 1864
Children

Family 2

Lucretia K. (?) b. 1818

Citations

  1. [S922] Mrs. W.O. Absher and Curtis Information by Helen B. Bell, Heritage of Wilkes County, page 171.
  2. [S902] Wilkes County Deeds: Grant Book 137, page 437, Deed Book M, page 254.
  3. [S902] Wilkes County Deeds: Grant Book 137, page 436; Deed book M, page 257.
  4. [S902] Wilkes County Deeds: Book F-2, page 536.
  5. [S956] Indiana DAR Harrison Chapter, Monroe County, Indiana Cemetery Records, Coffey Cemetery, page 29.
  6. [S957] Indiana DAR Owen Chapter, Owen County, Indiana Cemeteries, page 28.
  7. [S1] Census of Population 1850.
  8. [S902] Wilkes County Deeds: Book I, pages 422-423 and 465.
  9. [S1] Census of Population 1840.
  10. [S975] Staff, "Caldwell County Tax List for 1842."
  11. [S902] Wilkes County Deeds: Book B1, pages 693-695.
  12. [S1] Census of Population 1860.
  13. [S956] Indiana DAR Harrison Chapter, Monroe County, Indiana Cemetery Records, Coffey Femetery, page 29.
  14. [S1] Census of Population 1870.
  15. [S1] Census of Population 1880.

Sarah (Sally) Coffey1,2

F, b. 12 February 1812, d. 22 February 1864
Last Edited5 Feb 2008
Birth*Sarah (Sally) Coffey was born on 12 February 1812 at Wilkes, North Carolina; or Burke.3,2 
Married Name As of circa 1833,her married name was Curtis.3,2 
Marriage*She married Joshua Curtis, son of Samuel Curtis and Susannah Cottrell, circa 1833 at North Carolina; no marriage record.1,2 
(Witness) CensusSarah (Sally) Coffey appeared on the census of 1840 Clay Twp., Owen, Indiana, in the household of Joshua Curtis; page 89, 2 males under 5, 1 female 5-10, 1 female 20-30, 1 male 30-40.4 
Land Sale* On 2 November 1847 Sarah (Sally) Coffey and Joshua Curtis sold land at Caldwell, North Carolina, to Samuel Curtis of Wilkes County for $25, described as 25 acres previously entered by Joshua, adjacent to Samuel's property; Joshua and Sally resided in Owen County, Indiana.5 
(Witness) CensusSarah (Sally) Coffey appeared on the census of 25 September 1850 District 74, Monroe, Indiana, in the household of Joshua Curtis; page 248, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $2,000, 6 children at home.6 
(Witness) CensusSarah (Sally) Coffey appeared on the census of 19 July 1860 Bloomington P.O., Bloomington Twp., Monroe, Indiana, in the household of Joshua Curtis; page 723, occupation not given, no real estate value given; appears to have moved into the town of Bloomington as the neighbors were bankers, clerks, layers and ministers; 5 children at home.7 
Death*Sarah (Sally) Coffey died on 22 February 1864 at Bloomington Twp., Monroe, Indiana, at age 52; buried at the Hopewell Cemetery, Clay Township, Owen County, which seems to also be known as the Coffey Cemetery west of Elletsville, Monroe County.3,2 

Family

Joshua Curtis b. 14 Feb 1803, d. 12 Jul 1892
Children

Citations

  1. [S956] Indiana DAR Harrison Chapter, Monroe County, Indiana Cemetery Records, Coffey Cemetery, page 29.
  2. [S957] Indiana DAR Owen Chapter, Owen County, Indiana Cemeteries, page 28.
  3. [S956] Indiana DAR Harrison Chapter, Monroe County, Indiana Cemetery Records, Coffey Femetery, page 29.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1840.
  5. [S902] Wilkes County Deeds: Book B1, pages 693-695.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1850.
  7. [S1] Census of Population 1860.

Susan Melissa Curtis1

F, b. 1835
FatherJoshua Curtis1 b. 14 Feb 1803, d. 12 Jul 1892
MotherSarah (Sally) Coffey1 b. 12 Feb 1812, d. 22 Feb 1864
Last Edited5 Nov 2006
Birth*Susan Melissa Curtis was born in 1835 at Wilkes, North Carolina.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 25 September 1850 District 74, Monroe, Indiana, in the household of Joshua Curtis; page 248, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $2,000, 6 children at home.1 
Married Name As of 21 March 1852,her married name was Faulkner.2,3 
Marriage*Susan Melissa Curtis married Francis M. Faulkner on 21 March 1852 at Owen, Indiana.2,3 
(Witness) CensusSusan Melissa Curtis appeared on the census of 18 June 1860 Elletsville P.O., Clay Twp., Owen, Indiana, in the household of Francis M. Faulkner; page 64, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $800, 3 children at home.4 
(Witness) CensusSusan Melissa Curtis appeared on the census of 23 June 1880 Bloomington, Monroe, Indiana, in the household of Francis M. Faulkner; page 82C, occupation hotel keeper, 3 children, 2 grandchildren and Joshua living with them.2 

Family

Francis M. Faulkner b. 1833
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1850.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1880.
  3. [S240] Works Progress Administration, Indiana Marriages 1845-1920, Owen, Book 27, page 280.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1860.

Samuel Curtis1

M, b. 1837
FatherJoshua Curtis1 b. 14 Feb 1803, d. 12 Jul 1892
MotherSarah (Sally) Coffey1 b. 12 Feb 1812, d. 22 Feb 1864
Last Edited17 Aug 2005
Birth*Samuel Curtis was born in 1837 at Clay Twp., Owen, Indiana.1 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 25 September 1850 District 74, Monroe, Indiana, in the household of Joshua Curtis; page 248, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $2,000, 6 children at home.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1850.

William R. Curtis1

M, b. 10 April 1839, d. 15 December 1914
FatherJoshua Curtis2 b. 14 Feb 1803, d. 12 Jul 1892
MotherSarah (Sally) Coffey2 b. 12 Feb 1812, d. 22 Feb 1864
Last Edited8 Aug 2006
Birth*William R. Curtis was born on 10 April 1839 at Clay Twp., Owen, Indiana; age give as 29 in 1870 census; death record indicates about 1837.2,3 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 25 September 1850 District 74, Monroe, Indiana, in the household of Joshua Curtis; page 248, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $2,000, 6 children at home.2 
(Witness) CensusWilliam R. Curtis appeared on the census of 19 July 1860 Bloomington P.O., Bloomington Twp., Monroe, Indiana, in the household of Joshua Curtis; page 723, occupation not given, no real estate value given; appears to have moved into the town of Bloomington as the neighbors were bankers, clerks, layers and ministers; 5 children at home.4 
Marriage*William R. Curtis married Catharine (?) circa 1863 at Indiana; marriage record not found.5 
Census*William R. Curtis appeared on the census of 3 August 1870 at Spencer P.O., Washington Twp., Owen, Indiana, page 345, occupation miller-saw mill, realestate valued at $2,000, personal property at $2,500, no children.6 
CensusHe appeared on the census of 24 June 1880 at Madison Twp., Winterset, Iowa, page 129A, occupation miller, no children at home.7 
CensusHe appeared on the census of 18 April 1910 at Bloomington, Monroe, Indiana, ED 130, sheet 3B, occupation miller, owned home, married 47 years, no children; gave place of birth as North Carolina, which is probably wrong.8 
Death*He died on 15 December 1914 at Bloomington, Monroe, Indiana, at age 75; buried at the Rose Hill Cemetery; WPA record is above; cemetery record is 14 December 1915.9,3 

Family

Catharine (?) b. 1845

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1850, 1860, 1870.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1850.
  3. [S956] Indiana DAR Harrison Chapter, Monroe County, Indiana Cemetery Records, Rose Hill Cemetery.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1860.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1870, 1910.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1870.
  7. [S1] Census of Population 1880.
  8. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  9. [S960] Indiana Works Progress Administration, Indiana Death Records, Monroe, Book H-19, page 84.

John Thomas Curtis1

M, b. 1844
FatherJoshua Curtis2 b. 14 Feb 1803, d. 12 Jul 1892
MotherSarah (Sally) Coffey2 b. 12 Feb 1812, d. 22 Feb 1864
Last Edited2 Nov 2006
Birth*John Thomas Curtis was born in 1844 at Clay Twp., Owen, Indiana.3 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 25 September 1850 District 74, Monroe, Indiana, in the household of Joshua Curtis; page 248, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $2,000, 6 children at home.2 
(Witness) CensusJohn Thomas Curtis appeared on the census of 19 July 1860 Bloomington P.O., Bloomington Twp., Monroe, Indiana, in the household of Joshua Curtis; page 723, occupation not given, no real estate value given; appears to have moved into the town of Bloomington as the neighbors were bankers, clerks, layers and ministers; 5 children at home.4 
Marriage*John Thomas Curtis married Susan Matilda Lemon on 30 April 1868 at Owen, Indiana.5,6 
Census*John Thomas Curtis appeared on the census of 3 August 1870 at Spencer P.O., Washington Twp., Owen, Indiana, page 345, occupation miller-grist mill, real estate valued at $4,000, personal property at $500, no children.5 
CensusHe appeared on the census of 10 June 1880 at Spencer, Owen, Indiana, page 305A, occupation druggist, 3 children and brother in law at home.7 
CensusHe appeared on the census of 18 June 1900 at Washington Twp., Owen, Indiana, ED 119, sheet 19A, occupation running mill, owned home, married 32 years, 5 children, 4 living, 2 at home.8 
CensusHe appeared on the census of 20 April 1910 at Spencer, Owen, Indiana, ED 159, sheet 12A, occupation operator-planing mill, married 42 years, 5 children, 3 living.9 

Family

Susan Matilda Lemon b. Aug 1845
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1850, 1860.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1850.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1850, 1870, 1880.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1860.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1870.
  6. [S240] Works Progress Administration, Indiana Marriages 1845-1920, Owen, Book 29, page 436.
  7. [S1] Census of Population 1880.
  8. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  9. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  10. [S957] Indiana DAR Owen Chapter, Owen County, Indiana Cemeteries, page 591.
  11. [S277] Indiana Works Progress Administration, Indiana Births 1880-1920, Owen, Book H-1, page 120.

Joshua B. Curtis1

M, b. April 1846, d. December 1872
FatherJoshua Curtis2 b. 14 Feb 1803, d. 12 Jul 1892
MotherSarah (Sally) Coffey2 b. 12 Feb 1812, d. 22 Feb 1864
Last Edited2 Nov 2006
Birth*Joshua B. Curtis was born in April 1846 at Owen, Indiana; or Monroe.3,4 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 25 September 1850 District 74, Monroe, Indiana, in the household of Joshua Curtis; page 248, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $2,000, 6 children at home.2 
(Witness) CensusJoshua B. Curtis appeared on the census of 19 July 1860 Bloomington P.O., Bloomington Twp., Monroe, Indiana, in the household of Joshua Curtis; page 723, occupation not given, no real estate value given; appears to have moved into the town of Bloomington as the neighbors were bankers, clerks, layers and ministers; 5 children at home.5 
Marriage*Joshua B. Curtis married Myra A. Jennings on 17 December 1867 at Owen, Indiana.6,7 
Census*Joshua B. Curtis appeared on the census of 5 August 1870 at Spencer P.O., Washington Twp., Owen, Indiana, page 345, occupation miller-grist mill, real estate valued at $4,000, personal property at $500, no children, Nelson lived with them.6 
Death*He died in December 1872 at Owen, Indiana, at age 26; get cemetery name from book.8 

Family

Myra A. Jennings b. 1848
Child

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1850, 1860.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1850.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1850, 1870.
  4. [S957] Indiana DAR Owen Chapter, Owen County, Indiana Cemeteries, page 453.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1860.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1870.
  7. [S240] Works Progress Administration, Indiana Marriages 1845-1920, Owen, Book 29, Page 402.
  8. [S957] Indiana DAR Owen Chapter, Owen County, Indiana Cemeteries.

Nelson A. Curtis1

M, b. 1847
FatherJoshua Curtis2 b. 14 Feb 1803, d. 12 Jul 1892
MotherSarah (Sally) Coffey2 b. 12 Feb 1812, d. 22 Feb 1864
Last Edited2 Nov 2006
Birth*Nelson A. Curtis was born in 1847 at Owen, Indiana; or Monroe.2 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 25 September 1850 District 74, Monroe, Indiana, in the household of Joshua Curtis; page 248, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $2,000, 6 children at home.2 
(Witness) CensusNelson A. Curtis appeared on the census of 19 July 1860 Bloomington P.O., Bloomington Twp., Monroe, Indiana, in the household of Joshua Curtis; page 723, occupation not given, no real estate value given; appears to have moved into the town of Bloomington as the neighbors were bankers, clerks, layers and ministers; 5 children at home.3 
Census*Nelson A. Curtis appeared on the census of 3 August 1870 at Spencer P.O., Washington Twp., Owen, Indiana, page 345, occupation miller-saw mill, living with his brother J.B., personal property valued at $3,000.4 
Marriage*He married Anna B. Dolph on 6 May 1873 at Johnson, Indiana.5,6 
CensusNelson A. Curtis appeared on the census of 25 June 1880 at Connersville, Fayette, Indiana, page 89C, occupation sawyer, 1 child at home.5 

Family

Anna B. Dolph b. 1850
Child

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1850, 1860, 1870.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1850.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1860.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1870.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1880.
  6. [S240] Works Progress Administration, Indiana Marriages 1845-1920.

Martha A. E. Curtis1

F, b. 25 January 1854, d. 11 March 1854
FatherJoshua Curtis1 b. 14 Feb 1803, d. 12 Jul 1892
MotherSarah (Sally) Coffey1 b. 12 Feb 1812, d. 22 Feb 1864
Last Edited17 Aug 2005
Birth*Martha A. E. Curtis was born on 25 January 1854 at Monroe, Indiana.1 
Death*She died on 11 March 1854 at Monroe, Indiana; buried at the Coffey Cemetery, Richland Twp., Monroe County.1 

Citations

  1. [S956] Indiana DAR Harrison Chapter, Monroe County, Indiana Cemetery Records, Coffey Cemetery, page 29.

James Curtis1

M, b. 5 December 1840, d. 19 July 1849
FatherJoshua Curtis1 b. 14 Feb 1803, d. 12 Jul 1892
MotherSarah (Sally) Coffey1 b. 12 Feb 1812, d. 22 Feb 1864
Last Edited17 Aug 2005
Birth*James Curtis was born on 5 December 1840 at Clay Twp., Owen, Indiana.1 
Death*He died on 19 July 1849 at Monroe, Indiana, at age 8; buried at the Coffey Cemetery, Richland Twp. Monroe County.1 

Citations

  1. [S956] Indiana DAR Harrison Chapter, Monroe County, Indiana Cemetery Records, Coffey Cemetery, page 29.

Lucretia K. (?)1

F, b. 1818
Last Edited2 Nov 2006
Birth*Lucretia K. (?) was born in 1818 at Virginia.1 
Married Name As of between 1865 and 1870,her married name was Curtis.1 
Marriage*She married Joshua Curtis, son of Samuel Curtis and Susannah Cottrell, between 1865 and 1870 at Monroe, Indiana; no marriage record found.1 
(Witness) CensusLucretia K. (?) appeared on the census of 11 June 1870 Bloomington, Monroe, Indiana, in the household of Joshua Curtis; page 341, occupation retired farmer, home valued at $1800, living with second wife and two youths.1 

Family

Joshua Curtis b. 14 Feb 1803, d. 12 Jul 1892

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1870.

Susan Matilda Lemon1,2

F, b. August 1845
Last Edited17 Aug 2005
Birth*Susan Matilda Lemon was born in August 1845 at Indiana.3,2 
Married Name As of 30 April 1868,her married name was Curtis.1,2 
Marriage*She married John Thomas Curtis, son of Joshua Curtis and Sarah (Sally) Coffey, on 30 April 1868 at Owen, Indiana.1,2 
(Witness) CensusSusan Matilda Lemon appeared on the census of 3 August 1870 Spencer P.O., Washington Twp., Owen, Indiana, in the household of John Thomas Curtis; page 345, occupation miller-grist mill, real estate valued at $4,000, personal property at $500, no children.1 
(Witness) CensusSusan Matilda Lemon appeared on the census of 10 June 1880 Spencer, Owen, Indiana, in the household of John Thomas Curtis; page 305A, occupation druggist, 3 children and brother in law at home.4 
(Witness) CensusSusan Matilda Lemon appeared on the census of 18 June 1900 Washington Twp., Owen, Indiana, in the household of John Thomas Curtis; ED 119, sheet 19A, occupation running mill, owned home, married 32 years, 5 children, 4 living, 2 at home.5 
(Witness) CensusSusan Matilda Lemon appeared on the census of 20 April 1910 Spencer, Owen, Indiana, in the household of John Thomas Curtis; ED 159, sheet 12A, occupation operator-planing mill, married 42 years, 5 children, 3 living.6 

Family

John Thomas Curtis b. 1844
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1870.
  2. [S240] Works Progress Administration, Indiana Marriages 1845-1920, Owen, Book 29, page 436.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1870, 1900.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1880.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  7. [S957] Indiana DAR Owen Chapter, Owen County, Indiana Cemeteries, page 591.
  8. [S277] Indiana Works Progress Administration, Indiana Births 1880-1920, Owen, Book H-1, page 120.

Myra A. Jennings1,2

F, b. 1848
Last Edited17 Aug 2005
Birth*Myra A. Jennings was born in 1848 at Indiana.1,2 
Married Name As of 17 December 1867,her married name was Curtis.1,2 
Marriage*She married Joshua B. Curtis, son of Joshua Curtis and Sarah (Sally) Coffey, on 17 December 1867 at Owen, Indiana.1,2 
(Witness) CensusMyra A. Jennings appeared on the census of 5 August 1870 Spencer P.O., Washington Twp., Owen, Indiana, in the household of Joshua B. Curtis; page 345, occupation miller-grist mill, real estate valued at $4,000, personal property at $500, no children, Nelson lived with them.1 

Family

Joshua B. Curtis b. Apr 1846, d. Dec 1872
Child

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1870.
  2. [S240] Works Progress Administration, Indiana Marriages 1845-1920, Owen, Book 29, Page 402.
  3. [S957] Indiana DAR Owen Chapter, Owen County, Indiana Cemeteries, page 453.

Catharine (?)1

F, b. 1845
Last Edited17 Aug 2005
Birth*Catharine (?) was born in 1845 at Indiana.1 
Marriage*She married William R. Curtis, son of Joshua Curtis and Sarah (Sally) Coffey, circa 1863 at Indiana; marriage record not found.2 
Married Name As of between 1865 and 1870,her married name was Curtis.1 
(Witness) CensusCatharine (?) appeared on the census of 3 August 1870 Spencer P.O., Washington Twp., Owen, Indiana, in the household of William R. Curtis; page 345, occupation miller-saw mill, realestate valued at $2,000, personal property at $2,500, no children.1 
(Witness) CensusCatharine (?) appeared on the census of 24 June 1880 Madison Twp., Winterset, Iowa, in the household of William R. Curtis; page 129A, occupation miller, no children at home.3 
(Witness) CensusCatharine (?) appeared on the census of 18 April 1910 Bloomington, Monroe, Indiana, in the household of William R. Curtis; ED 130, sheet 3B, occupation miller, owned home, married 47 years, no children; gave place of birth as North Carolina, which is probably wrong.4 

Family

William R. Curtis b. 10 Apr 1839, d. 15 Dec 1914

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1870.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1870, 1910.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1880.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1910.

Francis M. Faulkner1,2

M, b. 1833
Last Edited17 Aug 2005
Birth*Francis M. Faulkner was born in 1833 at Indiana; parents from North Carolina.1,2 
Marriage*He married Susan Melissa Curtis, daughter of Joshua Curtis and Sarah (Sally) Coffey, on 21 March 1852 at Owen, Indiana.1,2 
Census*Francis M. Faulkner appeared on the census of 18 June 1860 at Elletsville P.O., Clay Twp., Owen, Indiana, page 64, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $800, 3 children at home.3 
CensusHe appeared on the census of 23 June 1880 at Bloomington, Monroe, Indiana, page 82C, occupation hotel keeper, 3 children, 2 grandchildren and Joshua living with them.1 

Family

Susan Melissa Curtis b. 1835
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1880.
  2. [S240] Works Progress Administration, Indiana Marriages 1845-1920, Owen, Book 27, page 280.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1860.

Sarah A. Faulkner1

F, b. 1853
FatherFrancis M. Faulkner1 b. 1833
MotherSusan Melissa Curtis1 b. 1835
Last Edited17 Aug 2005
Birth*Sarah A. Faulkner was born in 1853 at Owen, Indiana.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 18 June 1860 Elletsville P.O., Clay Twp., Owen, Indiana, in the household of Francis M. Faulkner; page 64, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $800, 3 children at home.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1860.

Mary A. Faulkner1

F, b. 1855
FatherFrancis M. Faulkner1 b. 1833
MotherSusan Melissa Curtis1 b. 1835
Last Edited17 Aug 2005
Birth*Mary A. Faulkner was born in 1855 at Owen, Indiana.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 18 June 1860 Elletsville P.O., Clay Twp., Owen, Indiana, in the household of Francis M. Faulkner; page 64, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $800, 3 children at home.1 
(Witness) CensusMary A. Faulkner appeared on the census of 23 June 1880 Bloomington, Monroe, Indiana, in the household of Francis M. Faulkner; page 82C, occupation hotel keeper, 3 children, 2 grandchildren and Joshua living with them.2 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1860.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1880.

Martha S. Faulkner1

F, b. 1858
FatherFrancis M. Faulkner1 b. 1833
MotherSusan Melissa Curtis1 b. 1835
Last Edited17 Aug 2005
Birth*Martha S. Faulkner was born in 1858 at Owen, Indiana.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 18 June 1860 Elletsville P.O., Clay Twp., Owen, Indiana, in the household of Francis M. Faulkner; page 64, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $800, 3 children at home.1 
(Witness) CensusMartha S. Faulkner appeared on the census of 23 June 1880 Bloomington, Monroe, Indiana, in the household of Francis M. Faulkner; page 82C, occupation hotel keeper, 3 children, 2 grandchildren and Joshua living with them.2 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1860.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1880.

Infant Son Curtis1

M, b. 1871, d. 1871
FatherJoshua B. Curtis1 b. Apr 1846, d. Dec 1872
MotherMyra A. Jennings1 b. 1848
Last Edited17 Aug 2005
Death*Infant Son Curtis died in 1871 at Owen, Indiana; get cemetery name.1 
Birth*He was born in 1871 at Owen, Indiana.1 

Citations

  1. [S957] Indiana DAR Owen Chapter, Owen County, Indiana Cemeteries, page 453.

Mary C. Starns1,2

F, b. 30 July 1849, d. 1932
Last Edited2 Nov 2006
Birth*Mary C. Starns was born on 30 July 1849 at Indiana; parents from North Carolina.1,2 
Married Name As of 28 June 1908,her married name was Curtis.1,2 
Marriage*She married Adoninam Judson Curtis, son of Hezekiah Curtis and Celia Coffey, on 28 June 1908 at Owen, Indiana; marriage record gives A.J.'s parents as Hezekiah and Celia Coffey Curtis.1,2 
(Witness) CensusMary C. Starns appeared on the census of 3 May 1910 Spencer, Owen, Indiana, in the household of Adoninam Judson Curtis; ED 159, sheet 20A, occupation own income, owned home, second marriage, no other family members.1 
(Witness) CensusMary C. Starns appeared on the census of 7 January 1920 Spencer, Owen, Indiana, in the household of Adoninam Judson Curtis; Sheet 5A, occupation none, owned home, no other household members besides Mary.3 
Census*Mary C. Starns appeared on the census of 10 April 1930 at Spencer, Owen, Indiana, ED 13, sheet 9A, occupation none, living with her son Simon Starnes and family.4 
Death*She died in 1932 at Owen, Indiana; get cemetery name from book.5 

Family

Adoninam Judson Curtis b. 2 Apr 1837, d. 1 May 1926

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  2. [S240] Works Progress Administration, Indiana Marriages 1845-1920, Owen Book 34, page 443.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  5. [S957] Indiana DAR Owen Chapter, Owen County, Indiana Cemeteries, page 572.

Paul Curtis1

M, b. 13 October 1872
FatherJohn Thomas Curtis1 b. 1844
MotherSusan Matilda Lemon1 b. Aug 1845
Last Edited17 Aug 2005
Birth*Paul Curtis was born on 13 October 1872 at Owen, Indiana.2,3 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 10 June 1880 Spencer, Owen, Indiana, in the household of John Thomas Curtis; page 305A, occupation druggist, 3 children and brother in law at home.1 
(Witness) CensusPaul Curtis appeared on the census of 18 June 1900 Washington Twp., Owen, Indiana, in the household of John Thomas Curtis; ED 119, sheet 19A, occupation running mill, owned home, married 32 years, 5 children, 4 living, 2 at home.4 
DraftWW1* On 18 September 1918 Paul Curtis registered for the draft at Spencer, Owen, Indiana; at the time, he was employed by the C I & W Railorad as a brakeman in Indianapolis, apparently single.3 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1880.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1880, 1900.
  3. [S758] Ancestry.com, World War I Draft Registration Cards.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1900.