Ella J. Fuhrer1

F, b. May 1859, d. 11 October 1924
Last Edited4 Apr 2014
Birth*Ella J. Fuhrer was born in May 1859 at Indiana; father born in France.1,2 
Married Name As of 14 September 1879,her married name was Curtis.1 
Marriage*She married John Taylor Curtis, son of Merrit B. Curtis and Jane Harrison, on 14 September 1879 at Posey, Indiana.1 
(Witness) CensusElla J. Fuhrer appeared on the census of 21 June 1900 Emma Twp., White, Illinois, in the household of John Taylor Curtis; ED 111, sheet 13B, occupation farmer, renting, married 20 years, 5 children, 4 living.2 
(Witness) CensusElla J. Fuhrer appeared on the census of 9 May 1910 Emma Twp., White, Illinois, in the household of John Taylor Curtis; ED 137, sheet 18A, occupation farmer, married 30 years, 5 children, 5 living.3 
(Witness) CensusElla J. Fuhrer appeared on the census of 13 January 1920 Emma Twp., White, Illinois, in the household of John Taylor Curtis; ED 173, sheet 9A, occupation farmer, renting, 2 children and 1 grandchild at home.4 
Death*Ella J. Fuhrer died on 11 October 1924 at Emma Twp., White, Illinois, at age 65.5 

Family

John Taylor Curtis b. 15 Dec 1854, d. 28 Sep 1925
Children

Citations

  1. [S240] Works Progress Administration, Indiana Marriages 1845-1920, Book C-8, page 162.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  5. [S549] Illinois State Archives, Illinois Death Index.
  6. [S277] Indiana Works Progress Administration, Indiana Births 1880-1920, Book H-1, page 104.
  7. [S277] Indiana Works Progress Administration, Indiana Births 1880-1920, Book H-2, page 101.
  8. [S277] Indiana Works Progress Administration, Indiana Births 1880-1920, Book H-3, page 32.

Homer Taylor Curtis1,2

M, b. 23 June 1880, d. 24 November 1952
FatherJohn Taylor Curtis1 b. 15 Dec 1854, d. 28 Sep 1925
MotherElla J. Fuhrer1 b. May 1859, d. 11 Oct 1924
Last Edited4 Apr 2014
Birth*Homer Taylor Curtis was born on 23 June 1880 at Posey, Indiana.1,2 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 21 June 1900 Emma Twp., White, Illinois, in the household of John Taylor Curtis; ED 111, sheet 13B, occupation farmer, renting, married 20 years, 5 children, 4 living.1 
Marriage*Homer Taylor Curtis married Minnie Gertrude Aldridge on 23 December 1901 at White, Illinois.3,4 
CensusHomer Taylor Curtis appeared on the census of 16 May 1910 at Emma Twp., White, Illinois, ED 137, sheet 22B, occupation farmer, owned farm, married 9 years, 2 children, 2 living.5 
DraftWW1* On 12 September 1918 Homer Taylor Curtis registered for the draft at Emma Twp., White, Illinois; at the time, he was employed by himself as a farmer in Emma Twp; wife Gertrude.2 
Census*He appeared on the census of 28 January 1920 at Emma Twp., White, Illinois, ED 173, sheet 8A, occupation farmer, renting, 4 children at home.3 
CensusHe appeared on the census of 12 April 1930 at Emma Twp., White, Illinois, ED 6, sheet 3B, occupation farmer, 1 child at home.6 
Census*He and Minnie Gertrude Aldridge appeared on the census of 3 April 1940 at Emma Twp., White, Illinois, ED 7, sheet 1B, occupation farmer, renting, 1 son and William Aldridge, age 60.7 
Death*Homer Taylor Curtis died on 24 November 1952 at Emma, White, Illinois, at age 72; at Pearce Hospital in Eldorado; buried at Concord Cemetery.8,4 
ObitHomer Taylor's obituary was published in the Browning Genealogy on circa 25 November 1952:
Survivors: wife Gertrude; sons Guy of Detroit, Michigan & Giltner of Mt. Vernon, Indiana; daughters Mrs. Vona Aldrich of Utica, Michigan & Mrs. Vada Medlin of St. Clair Shores, Michigan; brothers Fortis of Alton, Illinois & Wiley of Evansville; sisters Mrs. pearl Lucas of Norris City and Mrs. Jane Marlin of Carmi.8 

Family

Minnie Gertrude Aldridge b. 13 Jan 1884, d. 5 Aug 1958
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  2. [S758] Ancestry.com, World War I Draft Registration Cards.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  4. [S2259] Ron Curtis, "Descendants of John Taylor Curtis", Ancestral File.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  7. [S1] Census of Population 1940.
  8. [S2175] Charles Browning (1923-2007), Browning Genealogy, Evansville, Indiana Area Obituary Search.

Pearl Irene Curtis1,2

F, b. 25 June 1883, d. June 1971
FatherJohn Taylor Curtis1 b. 15 Dec 1854, d. 28 Sep 1925
MotherElla J. Fuhrer1 b. May 1859, d. 11 Oct 1924
Last Edited13 Jul 2014
Birth*Pearl Irene Curtis was born on 25 June 1883 at Posey, Indiana.1,3 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 21 June 1900 Emma Twp., White, Illinois, in the household of John Taylor Curtis; ED 111, sheet 13B, occupation farmer, renting, married 20 years, 5 children, 4 living.1 
Married Name As of circa 1903,her married name was Lucas.4 
Marriage*Pearl Irene Curtis married Andrew Jackson Lucas circa 1903 at Illinois.4 
Census*Pearl Irene Curtis and Andrew Jackson Lucas appeared on the census of 3 May 1910 at Emma Twp., White, Illinois, ED 137, sheet 16B, occupation farmer, renting, married 6 years, 3 children, 3 livilng.5 
CensusPearl Irene Curtis and Andrew Jackson Lucas appeared on the census of 12 January 1920 at Emma Twp., White, Illinois, ED 173, sheet 8A, occupation farmer, renting, 3 children.6 
CensusPearl Irene Curtis and Andrew Jackson Lucas appeared on the census of 17 April 1940 at Emma Twp., White, Illinois, ED 97-7, sheet 9A, occupation farmer, renting, no children at home.7 
Residence*Pearl Irene Curtis lived on 24 November 1952 at Norris City, White, Illinois; married name Lucas.8 
Death*She died in June 1971 at Carmi, White, Illinois.9 

Family

Andrew Jackson Lucas b. 1877
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  2. [S2241] Illinois County Clerks, Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947, death record for John Samuel Lucas.
  3. [S277] Indiana Works Progress Administration, Indiana Births 1880-1920, Posey, Book H-1, page 104.
  4. [S2259] Ron Curtis, "Descendants of John Taylor Curtis", Ancestral File.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  7. [S1] Census of Population 1940.
  8. [S2175] Charles Browning (1923-2007), Browning Genealogy, Evansville, Indiana Area Obituary Search, Homer Curtis obituary.
  9. [S44] Social Security Death Index.

Fordyce Curtis1

M, b. 2 December 1889, d. January 1977
FatherJohn Taylor Curtis1 b. 15 Dec 1854, d. 28 Sep 1925
MotherElla J. Fuhrer1 b. May 1859, d. 11 Oct 1924
Last Edited3 Feb 2013
Birth*Fordyce Curtis was born on 2 December 1889 at Posey, Indiana; 1900 census and draft regristration say 1890.1,2,3,4 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 21 June 1900 Emma Twp., White, Illinois, in the household of John Taylor Curtis; ED 111, sheet 13B, occupation farmer, renting, married 20 years, 5 children, 4 living.1 
(Witness) CensusFordyce Curtis appeared on the census of 9 May 1910 Emma Twp., White, Illinois, in the household of John Taylor Curtis; ED 137, sheet 18A, occupation farmer, married 30 years, 5 children, 5 living.5 
DraftWW1* On 5 June 1917 Fordyce Curtis registered for the draft at White, Illinois; at the time, he was employed by himself as a farmer; single.3 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 13 January 1920 Emma Twp., White, Illinois, in the household of John Taylor Curtis; ED 173, sheet 9A, occupation farmer, renting, 2 children and 1 grandchild at home.6 
Marriage*Fordyce Curtis married Nellie G. (?) circa 1921 at Illinois.7 
Census*Fordyce Curtis appeared on the census of 9 April 1930 at Wood River, Madison, Illinois, ED 99, sheet 9A, occupation laborer-shoe tannery, renting-$30 month, 4 children at home.7 
Census*He and Nellie G. (?) appeared on the census of 12 April 1940 at Wood River, Madison, Illinois, ED 125, sheet 5A, occupation beamer-tannery, renting, 3 children.8 
CensusFordyce Curtis and Nellie G. (?) appeared on the census of 12 April 1940 at Wood River Twp., Madison, Illinois, ED 125, sheet 5A, occupation tannery, renting, 3 children.8 
Death*Fordyce Curtis died in January 1977 at Wood River, Madison, Illinois, at age 87.4 

Family 1

Child

Family 2

Nellie G. (?) b. 15 Jul 1901, d. 30 Jul 1995
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  2. [S277] Indiana Works Progress Administration, Indiana Births 1880-1920, Posey, Book H-3, page 32.
  3. [S758] Ancestry.com, World War I Draft Registration Cards.
  4. [S44] Social Security Death Index.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  7. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  8. [S1] Census of Population 1940.

Mary Jane Curtis1

F, b. 17 December 1896, d. October 1974
FatherJohn Taylor Curtis1 b. 15 Dec 1854, d. 28 Sep 1925
MotherElla J. Fuhrer1 b. May 1859, d. 11 Oct 1924
Last Edited6 Apr 2014
Birth*Mary Jane Curtis was born on 17 December 1896 at Posey, Indiana.1,2 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 21 June 1900 Emma Twp., White, Illinois, in the household of John Taylor Curtis; ED 111, sheet 13B, occupation farmer, renting, married 20 years, 5 children, 4 living.1 
(Witness) CensusMary Jane Curtis appeared on the census of 9 May 1910 Emma Twp., White, Illinois, in the household of John Taylor Curtis; ED 137, sheet 18A, occupation farmer, married 30 years, 5 children, 5 living.3 
Married Name As of 29 April 1916,her married name was Marlin.4 
Marriage*Mary Jane Curtis married Casper Henry Marlin on 29 April 1916.4 
Census*Mary Jane Curtis and Casper Henry Marlin appeared on the census of 13 January 1920 at Emma Twp., White, Illinois, ED 173, sheet 4A, occupation farmer, 2 children, father and brother at home.5 
CensusMary Jane Curtis and Casper Henry Marlin appeared on the census of 21 April 1930 at Carmi Twp., White, Illinois, ED 4, sheet 8B, occupation dairy farmer, renting, 3 daughters and his father.6 
CensusMary Jane Curtis and Casper Henry Marlin appeared on the census of 6 June 1940 at Hawthorne Twp., White, Illinois, ED 97-13, sheet 13A, occupation farmer, renting, 1 daughter, father and brother at home.7 
Residence*Mary Jane Curtis lived on 24 November 1952 at Carmi, White, Illinois.8 
Death*She died in October 1974 at Carmi, White, Illinois, at age 77; alternate date is 17 Dec 1974.9,10 

Family

Casper Henry Marlin b. 23 Nov 1891, d. 3 Jan 1944
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  2. [S277] Indiana Works Progress Administration, Indiana Births 1880-1920, Posey, Book H-4, page 75.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  4. [S2259] Ron Curtis, "Descendants of John Taylor Curtis", Ancestral File.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  7. [S1] Census of Population 1940.
  8. [S2175] Charles Browning (1923-2007), Browning Genealogy, Evansville, Indiana Area Obituary Search, Home Curtis obituary.
  9. [S44] Social Security Death Index.
  10. [S1213] Ancestry.com, "Ancestry.com", Ancestral File.

Mary C. Harshman1

F, b. 1860
Last Edited2 Nov 2006
Birth*Mary C. Harshman was born in 1860 at Posey, Indiana.1 
Married Name As of 5 November 1885,her married name was Curtis.1 
Marriage*She married James W. Curtis, son of Merrit B. Curtis and Jane Harrison, on 5 November 1885 at Posey, Indiana.1 

Family

James W. Curtis b. 1860, d. 4 Jul 1894

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1880.

Herman Merritt Curtis1,2

M, b. 7 October 1880, d. 2 October 1954
FatherFrancis Malcom (Frank) Curtis1 b. 25 Aug 1852, d. 9 Feb 1940
MotherSarah Ellen Russell1 b. 9 Sep 1855, d. 12 Mar 1952
Last Edited22 Jun 2013
Birth*Herman Merritt Curtis was born on 7 October 1880 at Black Twp., Posey, Indiana.1,2 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 11 June 1900 Black Twp., Posey, Indiana, in the household of Francis Malcom (Frank) Curtis; page 36A, occupation farmer, owned farm, married 27 years, 9 children, 8 living.1 
Marriage*Herman Merritt Curtis married Mabel Ellen Rhodes on 24 December 1909 at Posey, Indiana.3,4 
Census*Herman Merritt Curtis appeared on the census of 16 April 1910 at Black Twp., Posey, Indiana, ED 47, sheet 1B, occupation farmer, living with parents, married less than 1 year, no children.5 
DraftWW1* On 12 September 1918 Herman Merritt Curtis registered for the draft at Mount Vernon, Posey, Indiana; at the time, he was employed by himself as a farmer, wife Mabel Ellen.2 
CensusHe and Mabel Ellen Rhodes appeared on the census of 9 January 1920 at Black Twp., Posey, Indiana, ED 49, sheet 3B, occupation farmer, renting, 3 children.6 
Census*Herman Merritt Curtis and Mabel Ellen Rhodes appeared on the census of 2 April 1930 at Black Twp., Posey, Indiana, ED 8, sheet 1A, occupation farmer, renting, 4 children at home.7 
ObitHerman Merritt's obituary was published in the Democrat on 2 October 1954:
Herman M. Curtis, 73, of 630 College avenue, an esteemed, life-long resident of Mt. Vernon and vicinity and a representative of early South Posey county families, died at 1:40 a.m. today in the Deaconess Hospital in Evansville. He had been ill for a period of only 15 days but in a critical condition during the entire time. Originally, his illness was diagnosed as leukemia. A postmortem autopsy has been performed to determine the exact cause of death. Funeral Rites Monday The body is at the Short-Niehaus Funeral Home and will remain there through the funeral service set for 2 p.m. Monday in the Short-Niehaus chapel. Officiating clergymen will be Rev. J. Kenneth Forbes, minister of First Methodist Church in Mt. Vernon, and Rev. Floyd S. Stephens, pastor of the South Mt. Vernon Methodist Parish. burial will be in the cemetery of Black Chapel, of which the deceased was a regular attender and in whose activities he had taken a prominent role. Surviving are the wife, nee Mabel Rhodes, of Mt. Vernon, whose marriage to Mr. Curtis extended over a period of almost 45 years; four children, Mrs. Adriel Schaffer, Francis Curtis, Mrs. Carl Keitel and Mrs. Robert Hast, all of Mt. Vernon; eight grandchildren and one great-grandchild; two sister, Mrs. George Henderson, Mt. Vernon, and Mrs. Edgar Wood, Lawrenceville, Ill., and four brothers, Paul Curtis, Detroit, and Raymond, Wilford and Ralph Curtis of the Mt. Vernon community. Of Pioneer Families Mr. Curtis was a farmer in Western Black township for the greater part of his life. He was a son of Frank Curtis and Sarah Russell Curtis, members of pioneer local families. Following his years as a farmer, he moved to Mt. Vernon and for nine years was employed by thePosey County Farm Bureau Co-Op, retiring in 1945. The deceased was a Gold Star father. A son, Pvt. John E. Curtis, was a fatality of World War II in a Pacific theater.8 
Death*He died on 2 October 1954 at Posey, Indiana, at age 73; buried at Black Cemetery.3,9 

Family

Mabel Ellen Rhodes b. 11 Feb 1889, d. 5 Feb 1970
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  2. [S758] Ancestry.com, World War I Draft Registration Cards.
  3. [S987] Carroll O. Cox, Posey County Cemetery Records, Black Cemetery.
  4. [S240] Works Progress Administration, Indiana Marriages 1845-1920, Posey, Book C-14, page 465.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  7. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  8. [S2179] Connie Conrad, "Descendants of Joshua Curtis (Posey County)", Ancestral File.
  9. [S1217] Posey County Historical Society, "Francis M. Curtis Family Group Sheet."
  10. [S1861] Selected United States Newspapers.

Raymond Francis Curtis1

M, b. 23 February 1885, d. 6 April 1978
FatherFrancis Malcom (Frank) Curtis1 b. 25 Aug 1852, d. 9 Feb 1940
MotherSarah Ellen Russell1 b. 9 Sep 1855, d. 12 Mar 1952
Last Edited3 Feb 2013
Birth*Raymond Francis Curtis was born on 23 February 1885 at Black Twp., Posey, Indiana.1,2,3 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 11 June 1900 Black Twp., Posey, Indiana, in the household of Francis Malcom (Frank) Curtis; page 36A, occupation farmer, owned farm, married 27 years, 9 children, 8 living.1 
Marriage*Raymond Francis Curtis married Ethel Reed on 1 October 1905 at Posey, Indiana.4,5 
CensusRaymond Francis Curtis and Ethel Reed appeared on the census of 27 April 1910 at Point Twp., Posey, Indiana, ED 58, sheet 7A, occupation farmer, renting, married 4 years, 3 children, 2 living.6 
DraftWW1* On 12 September 1918 Raymond Francis Curtis registered for the draft at Mount Vernon, Posey, Indiana; at the time, he was employed by himself as a farmer, wife Ester.2 
CensusHe and Ethel Reed appeared on the census of 6 January 1920 at Point Twp., Posey, Indiana, ED 60, sheet 4A, occupation farmer, renting, 4 children at home.7 
Census*Raymond Francis Curtis and Ethel Reed appeared on the census of 14 April 1930 at Point Twp., Posey, Indiana, ED 14, Sheet 8A, occupation farmer, renting, 4 children at home.8 
Death*Raymond Francis Curtis died on 6 April 1978 at Mount Vernon, Posey, Indiana, at age 93; buried at Black's Cemetery.9,10 
ObitRaymond Francis's obituary was published in the Browning Genealogy on circa 7 April 1978:
Survivors: son Dalton, Mt. Vernon; daughters Mrs. Dorothy Gwaltney, Mt. Vernon, Mrs. Marjorie Bockstahler, Momence, Illinois; brothers, Wilfred & Ralph, Mt. Vernon, Paul, Detroit, Michigan.10 

Family

Ethel Reed b. 1886, d. 1966
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  2. [S758] Ancestry.com, World War I Draft Registration Cards.
  3. [S277] Indiana Works Progress Administration, Indiana Births 1880-1920, Posey, Book H-2, page 44.
  4. [S987] Carroll O. Cox, Posey County Cemetery Records, Black Cemetery.
  5. [S240] Works Progress Administration, Indiana Marriages 1845-1920, Posey, Book C-13, page 515.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  7. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  8. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  9. [S44] Social Security Death Index.
  10. [S2175] Charles Browning (1923-2007), Browning Genealogy, Evansville, Indiana Area Obituary Search.

Wilford Russell Curtis1,2

M, b. 23 October 1887, d. 8 September 1981
FatherFrancis Malcom (Frank) Curtis1 b. 25 Aug 1852, d. 9 Feb 1940
MotherSarah Ellen Russell1 b. 9 Sep 1855, d. 12 Mar 1952
Last Edited4 Feb 2013
Birth*Wilford Russell Curtis was born on 23 October 1887 at Black Twp., Posey, Indiana.1,2,3 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 11 June 1900 Black Twp., Posey, Indiana, in the household of Francis Malcom (Frank) Curtis; page 36A, occupation farmer, owned farm, married 27 years, 9 children, 8 living.1 
Marriage*Wilford Russell Curtis married Katherine Schieber on 18 December 1916 at Posey, Indiana.4,5,6 
DraftWW1* Between 1917 and 1918 Wilford Russell Curtis registered for the draft at Mount Vernon, Posey, Indiana; at the time, he was employed by himself as a farmer, married.2 
Census*He appeared on the census of 9 April 1930 at Black Twp., Posey, Indiana, ED 8, sheet 4B, occupation farmer, renting-$10 month, 3 children at home.4 
Census*He and Katherine Schieber appeared on the census of 10 May 1940 at Black Twp., Posey, Indiana, ED 8, sheet 11A, occupation farmer, renting, 4 daughters.7 
ObitWilford Russell's obituary was published in the Democrat on 9 August 1981:
Wilford R. Curtis, 93, of 5 Harris Drive, died at 3:02 a.m. Tuesday in Welborn Hospital at Evansville. Curtis, a retired farmer, had been married to his wife Catherine for 65 years. He was a member of Black's Chapel Methodist Church. Survivors are his wife Catherine; a son, Charles Curtis of Doyline, La; four daughters, Mrs. Elnora Martinell of Ft. Collins, Colo., Mrs. Jerry McFadin of Route 4, Mt. Vernon, Barbara Curtis of Evansville and Mrs. Kathy Green of Mt. Vernon; two brothers, Paul Curtis of Smith Creek, Mich., and Ralph Curtis of Mt. Vernon; eight grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren. The family has requested that memorial fund contributions be made to Black's Chapel Methodist Church. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Norvell Funeral Home. Burial will be in Black Cemetery.8 
Death*He died on 8 September 1981 at Mount Vernon, Posey, Indiana, at age 93; buried at Black Cemetery.9,5 

Family

Katherine Schieber b. 15 Jun 1895, d. 13 Mar 1983
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  2. [S758] Ancestry.com, World War I Draft Registration Cards.
  3. [S277] Indiana Works Progress Administration, Indiana Births 1880-1920, Posey, Booo H-2, page 148.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  5. [S44] Social Security Death Index.
  6. [S240] Works Progress Administration, Indiana Marriages 1845-1920, Posey, Book C-16, page 278.
  7. [S1] Census of Population 1940.
  8. [S2179] Connie Conrad, "Descendants of Joshua Curtis (Posey County)", Ancestral File.
  9. [S987] Carroll O. Cox, Posey County Cemetery Records, Black Cemetery.
  10. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Blacks, Posey, Indiana.

Ralph Milton Curtis1,2

M, b. 10 October 1893, d. 9 January 1982
FatherFrancis Malcom (Frank) Curtis1 b. 25 Aug 1852, d. 9 Feb 1940
MotherSarah Ellen Russell1 b. 9 Sep 1855, d. 12 Mar 1952
Last Edited4 Feb 2013
Birth*Ralph Milton Curtis was born on 10 October 1893 at Black Twp., Posey, Indiana.1,3,4 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 11 June 1900 Black Twp., Posey, Indiana, in the household of Francis Malcom (Frank) Curtis; page 36A, occupation farmer, owned farm, married 27 years, 9 children, 8 living.1 
(Witness) CensusRalph Milton Curtis appeared on the census of 16 April 1910 Black Twp., Posey, Indiana, in the household of Francis Malcom (Frank) Curtis; ED 47, sheet 1B, occupation farmer, owned farm, married 38 years, 9 children, 8 living.5 
Marriage*Ralph Milton Curtis married Nora B. Smith on 30 March 1913 at Posey, Indiana.6,4,7 
Census*Ralph Milton Curtis appeared on the census of 17 January 1920 at Black Twp., Posey, Indiana, ED 49, sheet 6A, occupation farmer, renting, 1 child at home.8 
Census*He and Nora B. Smith appeared on the census of 29 April 1940 at Black Twp., Posey, Indiana, ED 8, sheet 7A, occupation farmer, renting, 2 sons.9 
Death*Ralph Milton Curtis died on 9 January 1982 at Mount Vernon, Posey, Indiana, at age 88; buried at Black's Cemetery.4,10,11 
ObitRalph Milton's obituary was published in the Democrat on 11 January 1982:
Ralph M. Curtis, 88, 618 W. Eighth St., died at Deaconess Hospital at 9 a.m. Saturday. He had been in failing health for three years. A Mt. Vernon native, he was the son of Frank M. Curtis and the former Sara Ellen Russell of western Black Township. Mr. Curtis was a retired farmer and also worked at the Wabash Memorial Bridge, as a school bus driver, and as a caretaker at Hovey Lake. He was a member of the Zoar United Methodist Church in Point Township, the Farm Bureau, the I.O.O.F., Eagles, Elks, the Conservation Club, and a charter member of the 20-20 Club. Mr. Curtis is survived by his wife of 69 years, Mrs. Nora Smith Curtis; two sons, William H. of West Terre Haute and Raymond T. of Mt. Vernon; one brother, Paul of Detroit, Mich., and granddaughter, Miss Kareahay Curtis of West Terre Haute; three step-grandchildren and nieces and nephews. Mr. Curtis' funeral will be Tuesday at 2 p.m. at Norvell Funeral Home, with burial to follow at Black Cemetery.11 

Family

Nora B. Smith b. 26 Jun 1892, d. 28 Sep 1989
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  2. [S758] Ancestry.com, World War I Draft Registration Cards.
  3. [S277] Indiana Works Progress Administration, Indiana Births 1880-1920, Posey, Book H-4, page 1.
  4. [S44] Social Security Death Index.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  6. [S987] Carroll O. Cox, Posey County Cemetery Records, Black Cemetery.
  7. [S240] Works Progress Administration, Indiana Marriages 1845-1920, Posey, Book C-15, page 368.
  8. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  9. [S1] Census of Population 1940.
  10. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Blacks, Posey, Indiana.
  11. [S2179] Connie Conrad, "Descendants of Joshua Curtis (Posey County)", Ancestral File.

Paul Marshall Curtis1,2

M, b. 26 November 1897, d. 11 May 1989
FatherFrancis Malcom (Frank) Curtis1 b. 25 Aug 1852, d. 9 Feb 1940
MotherSarah Ellen Russell1 b. 9 Sep 1855, d. 12 Mar 1952
Last Edited31 Jan 2013
Birth*Paul Marshall Curtis was born on 26 November 1897 at Black Twp., Posey, Indiana.1,2 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 11 June 1900 Black Twp., Posey, Indiana, in the household of Francis Malcom (Frank) Curtis; page 36A, occupation farmer, owned farm, married 27 years, 9 children, 8 living.1 
(Witness) CensusPaul Marshall Curtis appeared on the census of 16 April 1910 Black Twp., Posey, Indiana, in the household of Francis Malcom (Frank) Curtis; ED 47, sheet 1B, occupation farmer, owned farm, married 38 years, 9 children, 8 living.3 
Marriage*Paul Marshall Curtis married Edith Treat on 23 March 1918.4 
DraftWW1* On 12 September 1918 Paul Marshall Curtis registered for the draft at Mount Vernon, Posey, Indiana; at the time, he was employed by himself as a farmer; wife Edith.2 
Census*He and Edith Treat appeared on the census of 12 April 1940 at Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, ED 1378, sheet 6B, no occupation, renting, 3 children.5 
Death*Paul Marshall Curtis died on 11 May 1989 at Roseville, Macomb, Michigan, at age 91.6 

Family

Edith Treat b. 1 Oct 1900, d. Mar 1995
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  2. [S758] Ancestry.com, World War I Draft Registration Cards.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  4. [S1217] Posey County Historical Society, "Francis M. Curtis Family Group Sheet."
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1940.
  6. [S44] Social Security Death Index.

Annie Curtis1

F, b. August 1860
FatherWilliam L. Curtis1 b. 6 Aug 1829, d. 18 Nov 1884
MotherLucinda Darnell1 b. 1837, d. bt 1870 - 1871
Last Edited20 Sep 2005
Birth*Annie Curtis was born in August 1860 at Black Twp., Posey, Indiana.2 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 3 September 1870 Black Twp., Posey, Indiana, in the household of William L. Curtis and Lucinda Darnell; page 232b, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $1,000, 4 children at home.1 
Married Name As of 16 December 1879,her married name was Benner.3,4 
Marriage*Annie Curtis married John Benner on 16 December 1879 at Posey, Indiana.3,4 
(Witness) CensusAnnie Curtis appeared on the census of 2 June 1880 Point Twp., Posey, Indiana, in the household of John Benner; page 129D, no children, living with Annie's brother John.3 
(Witness) CensusAnnie Curtis appeared on the census of 13 June 1900 Black Twp., Posey, Indiana, in the household of John Benner; ED 41, sheet 8A, occupationf farmer, renting, married 20 years, 6 children, 4 living.5 

Family

John Benner b. Nov 1856, d. 1932
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1870.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1870, 1900.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1880.
  4. [S987] Carroll O. Cox, Posey County Cemetery Records, Black Cemetery.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1900.

Edward Curtis1

M, b. 1865
FatherWilliam L. Curtis1 b. 6 Aug 1829, d. 18 Nov 1884
MotherLucinda Darnell1 b. 1837, d. bt 1870 - 1871
Last Edited10 Aug 2006
Birth*Edward Curtis was born in 1865 at Black Twp., Posey, Indiana.1 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 3 September 1870 Black Twp., Posey, Indiana, in the household of William L. Curtis and Lucinda Darnell; page 232b, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $1,000, 4 children at home.1 
(Witness) CensusEdward Curtis appeared on the census of 9 June 1880 Black Twp., Posey, Indiana, in the household of William L. Curtis and Ann W. Rowe; page 75D, occupation farmer, 2 children by his first marriage, 3 by his second and 1 child from Ann's first marriage.2 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1870.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1880.

Ida B. Curtis1

F, b. July 1867
FatherWilliam L. Curtis1 b. 6 Aug 1829, d. 18 Nov 1884
MotherLucinda Darnell1 b. 1837, d. bt 1870 - 1871
Last Edited1 Feb 2013
Birth*Ida B. Curtis was born in July 1867 at Black Twp., Posey, Indiana.2 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 3 September 1870 Black Twp., Posey, Indiana, in the household of William L. Curtis and Lucinda Darnell; page 232b, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $1,000, 4 children at home.1 
(Witness) CensusIda B. Curtis appeared on the census of 9 June 1880 Black Twp., Posey, Indiana, in the household of William L. Curtis and Ann W. Rowe; page 75D, occupation farmer, 2 children by his first marriage, 3 by his second and 1 child from Ann's first marriage.3 
Married Name As of 18 September 1887,her married name was Redman.4,5 
Marriage*Ida B. Curtis married Samuel Redman on 18 September 1887 at Posey, Indiana.4,5 
Census*Ida B. Curtis and Samuel Redman appeared on the census of 9 June 1900 at Point Twp., Posey, Indiana, ED 50, sheet 5B, occupation farm laborer, married 12 years, 2 children, 2 living.4 

Family

Samuel Redman b. Oct 1861
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1870.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1870, 1900.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1880.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  5. [S240] Works Progress Administration, Indiana Marriages 1845-1920, Posey, Book C-10, page 25.

Ann W. Rowe1,2

F, b. 1846, d. 1920
Last Edited8 Feb 2013
Birth*Ann W. Rowe was born in 1846 at Black Twp., Posey, Indiana.1,3 
Married Name As of 12 July 1862,her married name was Redman.4,5 
Marriage*She married George W. Redman on 12 July 1862 at Posey, Indiana.4,5 
(Witness) CensusAnn W. Rowe appeared on the census of 19 August 1870 Mount Vernon P.O., Point Twp., Posey, Indiana, in the household of George W. Redman; page 369b, occupation farmer, renting, 3 children at home; Sarah Black was their maid and her son Simon lived with her.4 
Married Name As of 24 January 1872,her married name was Curtis.1,6 
Marriage*Ann W. Rowe married William L. Curtis, son of Joshua Curtis and Sarah (Sally) Alldridge, on 24 January 1872 at Posey, Indiana.1,6 
Census*Ann W. Rowe and William L. Curtis appeared on the census of 9 June 1880 at Black Twp., Posey, Indiana, page 75D, occupation farmer, 2 children by his first marriage, 3 by his second and 1 child from Ann's first marriage.1 
Marriage*Ann W. Rowe married Job B. Redman on 24 January 1889 at Mount Vernon, Posey, Indiana.7 
(Witness) CensusAnn W. Rowe appeared on the census of 27 January 1920 Black Twp., Posey, Indiana, in the household of John S. Aldridge and Mary Louisa Redman; ED 48, sheet 8B, occupation farm, owned farm, mother-in-law Anna Redman lived with them.8 
Death*Ann W. Rowe died in 1920 at Indiana; buried at Welborn Church Cemetery in Posey County.3 

Family 1

George W. Redman b. 1841
Children

Family 2

William L. Curtis b. 6 Aug 1829, d. 18 Nov 1884
Children

Family 3

Job B. Redman b. 1842, d. 16 Jan 1897

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1880.
  2. [S240] Works Progress Administration, Indiana Marriages 1845-1920, Posey, Book C-6, page 441.
  3. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Welborn, Posey, Indiana.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1870.
  5. [S240] Works Progress Administration, Indiana Marriages 1845-1920, Posey, Book C-4, page 502.
  6. [S240] Works Progress Administration, Indiana Marriages 1845-1920, Book C-6, page 441.
  7. [S2053] Indiana Marriages 1780-1992.
  8. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  9. [S277] Indiana Works Progress Administration, Indiana Births 1880-1920, Posey, Book H-2, page 15.

Eva Curtis1

F, b. 24 September 1874, d. 10 January 1965
FatherWilliam L. Curtis2 b. 6 Aug 1829, d. 18 Nov 1884
MotherAnn W. Rowe2 b. 1846, d. 1920
Last Edited1 Feb 2013
Birth*Eva Curtis was born on 24 September 1874 at Black Twp., Posey, Indiana; Eva's marriage application gives her father's name as W.L. Curtis, but her mother's name as Ann Rowe, for which I have no explanation.1,3 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 9 June 1880 Black Twp., Posey, Indiana, in the household of William L. Curtis and Ann W. Rowe; page 75D, occupation farmer, 2 children by his first marriage, 3 by his second and 1 child from Ann's first marriage.2 
Married Name As of 8 March 1891,her married name was Williams.4,5 
Marriage*Eva Curtis married Noble C. Williams on 8 March 1891 at Posey, Indiana.4,5 
(Witness) CensusEva Curtis appeared on the census of 8 June 1900 Point Twp., Posey, Indiana, in the household of Noble C. Williams; ED 50, sheet 4B, occupation farmer, owned real estate, married 7 years, 4 children, 4 living.4 
Census*Eva Curtis and Noble C. Williams appeared on the census of 25 April 1910 at Mount Vernon, Posey, Indiana, ED 48, sheet 11A, occupation laborer, renting, married 19 years, 9 children, 5 living.6 
CensusEva Curtis and Noble C. Williams appeared on the census of 2 January 1920 at Mount Vernon, Posey, Indiana, ED 50, sheet 1A, occupation hotel keeper, renting, 6 children.7 
Census*Eva Curtis appeared on the census of 3 April 1940 at Houston, Harris, Texas, ED 231, sheet 1B, no occupation, renting, 4 children, 3 with jobs.8 
Death*She died on 10 January 1965 at Houston, Harris, Texas, at age 90; widowed; informant Miss Gertrude Williams, buried at Forest Park Cemetery in Houston.3 

Family

Noble C. Williams b. 31 Mar 1869, d. 27 Feb 1945
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1880, 1900.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1880.
  3. [S68] Texas Vital Statistics , death certificate.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  5. [S240] Works Progress Administration, Indiana Marriages 1845-1920, Posey, Book C-10, page 451.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  7. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  8. [S1] Census of Population 1940.
  9. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

Della Curtis1

F, b. December 1876, d. 1932
FatherWilliam L. Curtis2 b. 6 Aug 1829, d. 18 Nov 1884
MotherAnn W. Rowe2 b. 1846, d. 1920
Last Edited1 Feb 2013
Birth*Della Curtis was born in December 1876 at Black Twp., Posey, Indiana.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 9 June 1880 Black Twp., Posey, Indiana, in the household of William L. Curtis and Ann W. Rowe; page 75D, occupation farmer, 2 children by his first marriage, 3 by his second and 1 child from Ann's first marriage.2 
Married Name As of 6 November 1898,her married name was Bradley.3,4 
Marriage*Della Curtis married Oscar Bradley on 6 November 1898 at Posey, Indiana.3,4 
(Witness) CensusDella Curtis appeared on the census of 4 June 1900 Black Twp., Posey, Indiana, in the household of Oscar Bradley; ED 40, sheet 2A, occupation farm laborer, renting, married 1 year, 2 children, 2 living.3 
CensusDella Curtis and Oscar Bradley appeared on the census of 20 April 1910 at Black Twp., Posey, Indiana, ED 46, sheet 3B, occupation farmer, renting, married 12 years, 5 children, 4 living, 3 at home.5 
Census*Della Curtis and Oscar Bradley appeared on the census of 14 January 1920 at Mount Vernon, Posey, Indiana, ED 51, sheet 14A, occupation not given, owned home, 5 children.6 
CensusDella Curtis and Oscar Bradley appeared on the census of 20 April 1930 at Mount Vernon, Posey, Indiana, ED 3, sheet 10B, occupation grocery store proprietor, renting, 2 son and Ruby's family.7 
Death*Della Curtis died in 1932 at Mount Vernon, Posey, Indiana; buried at Welborn Church Cemetery.8 

Family

Oscar Bradley b. May 1879, d. 1959
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1880, 1900.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1880.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  4. [S240] Works Progress Administration, Indiana Marriages 1845-1920, Posey, Book C-12, page 281.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  7. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  8. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Welborn, Posey, Indiana.
  9. [S277] Indiana Works Progress Administration, Indiana Births 1880-1920.

Emma G. Curtis1,2

F, b. 1879, d. 1960
FatherWilliam L. Curtis1 b. 6 Aug 1829, d. 18 Nov 1884
MotherAnn W. Rowe1 b. 1846, d. 1920
Last Edited1 Feb 2013
Birth*Emma G. Curtis was born in 1879 at Black Twp., Posey, Indiana.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 9 June 1880 Black Twp., Posey, Indiana, in the household of William L. Curtis and Ann W. Rowe; page 75D, occupation farmer, 2 children by his first marriage, 3 by his second and 1 child from Ann's first marriage.1 
Married Name As of 14 March 1895,her married name was Redman.3,4 
Marriage*Emma G. Curtis married Arthur G. Redman on 14 March 1895 at Posey, Indiana; Emma's marriage application also gives her parents names' as Wm. L. and Ann Row.3,4 
(Witness) CensusEmma G. Curtis appeared on the census of 7 June 1900 Black Twp., Posey, Indiana, in the household of Arthur G. Redman; ED 40, sheet 3B, occupation farm laborer, renting, married 5 years, 3 children, 3 living.5 
(Witness) CensusEmma G. Curtis appeared on the census of 27 April 1910 Black Twp., Posey, Indiana, in the household of Arthur G. Redman; ED 47, sheet 5B, occupation farmer, renting, married 15 years, 3 children, 3 living.6 
(Witness) CensusEmma G. Curtis appeared on the census of 13 January 1920 Black Twp., Posey, Indiana, in the household of Arthur G. Redman; ED 48, sheet 4B, occupation farmer, renting, 2 children, 1 daughter in law, and 2 grandchildren at home.7 
(Witness) CensusEmma G. Curtis appeared on the census of 2 April 1930 Mount Vernon, Posey, Indiana, in the household of Arthur G. Redman; ED 4, sheet 1A, occupation owner-oil station, owned home valued at $2,000, no children at home.8 
Death*Emma G. Curtis died in 1960 at Indiana; buried at Bellefontaine Cemetery.2 

Family

Arthur G. Redman b. 24 Apr 1872, d. 25 Apr 1945
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1880.
  2. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Bellefontaine, Posey, Indiana.
  3. [S1212] Carlene McConnell, Posey County Newspapers, Volume I, page 80.
  4. [S240] Works Progress Administration, Indiana Marriages 1845-1920, Posey, Book C-11, page 408.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  7. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  8. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

Nicholas Frank Templeton1

M, b. 1838
FatherSamuel M. Templeton2 b. 1794, d. 1872
MotherSarah (Sally) Curtis2 b. 1796, d. bt Oct 1870 - Dec 1870
Last Edited14 Aug 2006
Birth*Nicholas Frank Templeton was born in 1838 at Black Twp., Posey, Indiana.2 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 3 July 1860 Black Twp., Posey, Indiana, in the household of Samuel M. Templeton and Sarah (Sally) Curtis; page 780, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $6,000, 5 children and Jane's 3 children at home.2 
Marriage*Nicholas Frank Templeton married Sarah (Sallie) Swisher on 3 December 1862 at Preble, Ohio.3,4 
Census*Nicholas Frank Templeton appeared on the census of 14 June 1870 at Campbellstown P.O., Preble Twp., Jackson, Ohio, page 120b, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $7,000, 2 children at home.3 
CensusHe appeared on the census of 19 June 1880 at Jackson Twp., Preble, Ohio, page 103A, occupation farmer, 2 children and a sister named Cora, age 17 at home; he appears as "Frank Templeton;" there also was a Frank Templeton, age 17, born in Indiana, working as a servant for Patrick Brannum in the same township.5 

Family

Sarah (Sallie) Swisher b. 1845
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1860, 1870, 1880.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1860.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1870.
  4. [S251] Lihona Research Jordan Dodd, Ohio Marriages, 1803-1900.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1880.

Elizabeth Harriet Barter1

F, b. September 1865
FatherJohn Barter2 b. bt 1830 - 1840
MotherJane Templeton2 b. Apr 1835, d. 6 Dec 1901
Last Edited7 Feb 2013
Birth*Elizabeth Harriet Barter was born in September 1865 at Black Twp., Posey, Indiana.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 6 September 1870 Mount Vernon P.O., Black Twp., Posey, Indiana, in the household of Jane Templeton; page 236b, keeping house, 4 children, living with her parents.2 
(Witness) CensusElizabeth Harriet Barter appeared on the census of 11 June 1900 Black Twp., Posey, Indiana, in the household of Julius Barter; ED 41, sheet 7A, occupation farmer, owned farm, moooooo and sister lived with him.3 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1870-1900.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1870.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1900.

Hannah (?)1

F, b. 1833
Last Edited6 Feb 2013
Birth*Hannah (?) was born in 1833 at Indiana.1 
Married Name As of circa 1849,her married name was Templeton.2,3 
Marriage*She married Thomas Enoch Templeton, son of Samuel M. Templeton and Sarah (Sally) Curtis, circa 1849 at Indiana; no marriage record found.3 
CensusHannah (?) and Thomas Enoch Templeton appeared on the census of 22 August 1850 at Black Twp., Posey, Indiana, page 204, occcupation farmer, real estate valued at $1,000, no children, living with his brother William.1 
Census*Hannah (?) and Thomas Enoch Templeton appeared on the census of 6 September 1870 at Black Twp., Posey, Indiana, page 236, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $4,000; other household members were his brother James, Elmira, age 20, and Daniel, age 1.3 

Family

Thomas Enoch Templeton b. 1832

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1850.
  2. [S240] Works Progress Administration, Indiana Marriages 1845-1920, Posey.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1870.

Sarah (Sallie) Swisher1,2

F, b. 1845
Last Edited14 Aug 2006
Birth*Sarah (Sallie) Swisher was born in 1845 at Indiana.1,2 
Married Name As of 3 December 1862,her married name was Templeton.1,2 
Marriage*She married Nicholas Frank Templeton, son of Samuel M. Templeton and Sarah (Sally) Curtis, on 3 December 1862 at Preble, Ohio.1,2 
(Witness) CensusSarah (Sallie) Swisher appeared on the census of 14 June 1870 Campbellstown P.O., Preble Twp., Jackson, Ohio, in the household of Nicholas Frank Templeton; page 120b, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $7,000, 2 children at home.1 
(Witness) CensusSarah (Sallie) Swisher appeared on the census of 19 June 1880 Jackson Twp., Preble, Ohio, in the household of Nicholas Frank Templeton; page 103A, occupation farmer, 2 children and a sister named Cora, age 17 at home; he appears as "Frank Templeton;" there also was a Frank Templeton, age 17, born in Indiana, working as a servant for Patrick Brannum in the same township.3 

Family

Nicholas Frank Templeton b. 1838
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1870.
  2. [S251] Lihona Research Jordan Dodd, Ohio Marriages, 1803-1900.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1880.

Jesse Evert Templeton1

M, b. 1864
FatherNicholas Frank Templeton2 b. 1838
MotherSarah (Sallie) Swisher2 b. 1845
Last Edited14 Aug 2006
Birth*Jesse Evert Templeton was born in 1864 at Posey, Indiana.2 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 14 June 1870 Campbellstown P.O., Preble Twp., Jackson, Ohio, in the household of Nicholas Frank Templeton; page 120b, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $7,000, 2 children at home.2 
(Witness) CensusJesse Evert Templeton appeared on the census of 19 June 1880 Jackson Twp., Preble, Ohio, in the household of Nicholas Frank Templeton; page 103A, occupation farmer, 2 children and a sister named Cora, age 17 at home; he appears as "Frank Templeton;" there also was a Frank Templeton, age 17, born in Indiana, working as a servant for Patrick Brannum in the same township.3 

Citations

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

Anna S. Templeton1

F, b. 1866
FatherNicholas Frank Templeton1 b. 1838
MotherSarah (Sallie) Swisher1 b. 1845
Last Edited14 Aug 2006
Birth*Anna S. Templeton was born in 1866 at Posey, Indiana.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 14 June 1870 Campbellstown P.O., Preble Twp., Jackson, Ohio, in the household of Nicholas Frank Templeton; page 120b, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $7,000, 2 children at home.1 
(Witness) CensusAnna S. Templeton appeared on the census of 19 June 1880 Jackson Twp., Preble, Ohio, in the household of Nicholas Frank Templeton; page 103A, occupation farmer, 2 children and a sister named Cora, age 17 at home; he appears as "Frank Templeton;" there also was a Frank Templeton, age 17, born in Indiana, working as a servant for Patrick Brannum in the same township.2 
(Witness) CensusAnna S. Templeton appeared on the census of 12 June 1900 Plum Creek Twp., Wayne, Nebraska, in the household of Charles Bert Carpenter and Kate (?); ED 188, sheet 6A, occupation farmer, renting, married 1 year, no children.3 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1870.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1880.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1900.

Kate (?)1

F, b. July 1878
Last Edited23 Oct 2015
Birth*Kate (?) was born in July 1878 at Iowa.1 
Married Name As of circa 1899,her married name was Carpenter.1 
Marriage*She married Charles Bert Carpenter, son of Charles F. Carpenter and Malinda (Lindia) Linn, circa 1899.1 
CensusKate (?) and Charles Bert Carpenter appeared on the census of 12 June 1900 at Plum Creek Twp., Wayne, Nebraska, ED 188, sheet 6A, occupation farmer, renting, married 1 year, no children.1 
Census*Kate (?) appeared on the census of 18 April 1910 at Wayne, Wayne, Nebraska, ED 215, sheet 3B, occupation own income, widowed, married 5 years, 2 children, 2 living.2 
CensusShe appeared on the census of 8 January 1920 at Wayne, Wayne, Nebraska, ED 225, sheet 8A, occupation none, widowed, 2 children at home.3 
CensusShe appeared on the census of 4 April 1930 at Wayne, Wayne, Nebraska, ED 17, sheet 19A, occupation none, owned home valued at $5,500, radio, widowed, brother-in-law Ralph lived with her.4 

Family

Charles Bert Carpenter b. 2 Oct 1874, d. 14 Apr 1904
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

William Kader Collier1,2

M, b. 24 December 1863, d. 10 January 1933
Last Edited5 Aug 2006
Birth*William Kader Collier was born on 24 December 1863 at Humphreys, Tennessee.1,2 
Marriage*He married Julia A. Curtis, daughter of William B. Curtis and Eliza E. Redman, on 29 December 1886 at Posey, Indiana.1,3 
Census*William Kader Collier appeared on the census of 7 June 1900 at Black Twp., Posey, Indiana, ED 41, sheet 4B, occupation farmer, owned farm, married 14 years, 3 children, 3 living (conflicts with burial records showing 3 young children buried with them.)1,2 
Death*He died on 10 January 1933 at Posey, Indiana, at age 69; buried at Black Cemetery.2 

Family

Julia A. Curtis b. 30 Oct 1862, d. 28 Jul 1943
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  2. [S987] Carroll O. Cox, Posey County Cemetery Records, Black Cemetery.
  3. [S240] Works Progress Administration, Indiana Marriages 1845-1920, Posey, Book H-1, page 185.

Earl W. Collier1

M, b. October 1888, d. 14 February 1943
FatherWilliam Kader Collier1 b. 24 Dec 1863, d. 10 Jan 1933
MotherJulia A. Curtis1 b. 30 Oct 1862, d. 28 Jul 1943
Last Edited5 Aug 2006
Birth*Earl W. Collier was born in October 1888 at Black Twp., Posey, Indiana.1 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 7 June 1900 Black Twp., Posey, Indiana, in the household of William Kader Collier; ED 41, sheet 4B, occupation farmer, owned farm, married 14 years, 3 children, 3 living (conflicts with burial records showing 3 young children buried with them.)1,2 
Death*Earl W. Collier died on 14 February 1943 at Mount Vernon, Posey, Indiana, at age 54; buried at the Bellefontaine Cemetery.3 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  2. [S987] Carroll O. Cox, Posey County Cemetery Records, Black Cemetery.
  3. [S1212] Carlene McConnell, Posey County Newspapers, Volume II, page 5.

Guy Collier1

M, b. 9 February 1893, d. 9 February 1893
FatherWilliam Kader Collier1 b. 24 Dec 1863, d. 10 Jan 1933
MotherJulia A. Curtis1 b. 30 Oct 1862, d. 28 Jul 1943
Last Edited5 Aug 2006
Death*Guy Collier died on 9 February 1893 at Mount Vernon, Posey, Indiana.2 
Birth*He was born on 9 February 1893 at Black Twp., Posey, Indiana.1,2 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 7 June 1900 Black Twp., Posey, Indiana, in the household of William Kader Collier; ED 41, sheet 4B, occupation farmer, owned farm, married 14 years, 3 children, 3 living (conflicts with burial records showing 3 young children buried with them.)1,3 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  2. [S44] Social Security Death Index.
  3. [S987] Carroll O. Cox, Posey County Cemetery Records, Black Cemetery.

Pearl M. Collier1

F, b. August 1897
FatherWilliam Kader Collier1 b. 24 Dec 1863, d. 10 Jan 1933
MotherJulia A. Curtis1 b. 30 Oct 1862, d. 28 Jul 1943
Last Edited20 Sep 2005
Birth*Pearl M. Collier was born in August 1897 at Black Twp., Posey, Indiana.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 7 June 1900 Black Twp., Posey, Indiana, in the household of William Kader Collier; ED 41, sheet 4B, occupation farmer, owned farm, married 14 years, 3 children, 3 living (conflicts with burial records showing 3 young children buried with them.)1,2 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  2. [S987] Carroll O. Cox, Posey County Cemetery Records, Black Cemetery.

(?) Unknown1

M, b. between 1850 and 1860
Last Edited11 Aug 2006
Birth*(?) Unknown was born between 1850 and 1860.1 
Marriage*He married Mary Curtis, daughter of William B. Curtis and Eliza E. Redman, on 12 April 1882 at Posey, Indiana; supplemental record only; parents William B., mother Redman.2 

Family

Mary Curtis b. 1857

Citations

  1. [S240] Works Progress Administration, Indiana Marriages 1845-1920, Posey Book C-5, page 557.
  2. [S240] Works Progress Administration, Indiana Marriages 1845-1920, Posey Book H-1, page 7.