John Henry Curtis1

M, b. 12 December 1861, d. 12 June 1928
FatherWilliam Carroll Curtis1 b. 1821, d. 1886
MotherMartha (Sarah) Jane Buchanan1 b. bt 1823 - 1825, d. 1897
Last Edited18 Jan 2015
Birth*John Henry Curtis was born on 12 December 1861 at Cuba Landing, Humphreys, Tennessee.1,2 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 25 August 1870 Waverly P.O., District 4, Humphreys, Tennessee, in the household of William Carroll Curtis and Martha (Sarah) Jane Buchanan; page 44b, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $500, personal at $530, 7 children at home.1 
Marriage*John Henry Curtis married Celia Ann Fields circa 1880 at Humphreys, Tennessee.2 
(Witness) CensusJohn Henry Curtis appeared on the census of 11 June 1880 District 4, Humphreys, Tennessee, in the household of William Carroll Curtis and Martha (Sarah) Jane Buchanan; page 96B, occupation farmer, 5 children; wife is listed as "M Jane," age 50.3 
Census*John Henry Curtis and Celia Ann Fields appeared on the census of 13 June 1900 at District 4, Humphreys, Tennessee, ED 17, sheet 7B, occupation farmer, renting, married 16 years, 8 children, 5 living.4 
CensusJohn Henry Curtis and Celia Ann Fields appeared on the census of 28 April 1910 at District 4, Humphreys, Tennessee, ED 63, sheet 6A, occupation farmer, owned farm, married 26 years, 9 children, 6 living.5 
CensusJohn Henry Curtis and Celia Ann Fields appeared on the census of 15 January 1920 at District 2, Humphreys, Tennessee, ED 71, sheet 2B, occupation farmer, owned farm, 4 children.6 
Death*John Henry Curtis died on 12 June 1928 at Cuba Landing, Humphreys, Tennessee, at age 66; informant E.C. Curtis, buried at Blue Creek (McKeel) Cemetery.7 

Family

Celia Ann Fields b. 13 Mar 1859, d. 18 Jun 1930
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1870.
  2. [S1402] Tennessee State Archives, Tennessee Death Certificates 1914-1955.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1880.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  7. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, McKeel, Humphreys, Tennessee.
  8. [S2288] Tennessee State Archives, Tennessee Delayed Birth Records 1869-1909.
  9. [S2256] Rosala Curtis (rosalamcurtis59), "Ancestors of Jack Franklin Curtis", Ancestral File.

Nancy Curtis1

F, b. 1851, d. 1884
FatherWilliam Carroll Curtis1 b. 1821, d. 1886
MotherMartha (Sarah) Jane Buchanan1 b. bt 1823 - 1825, d. 1897
Last Edited11 Oct 2016
Birth*Nancy Curtis was born in 1851 at Humphreys, Tennessee.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 18 August 1860 District 4, Humphreys, Tennessee, in the household of William Carroll Curtis and Martha (Sarah) Jane Buchanan; page 125, occupation laborer, real estate valued at $400, 8 chilldren.2 
Married Name As of circa 1870,her married name was Buchanan.3 
Marriage*Nancy Curtis married William Henry Buchanan circa 1870 at Humphreys, Tennessee; no marriage record; source is family stories.3 
(Witness) CensusNancy Curtis appeared on the census of 25 August 1870 Waverly P.O., District 4, Humphreys, Tennessee, in the household of William Carroll Curtis and Martha (Sarah) Jane Buchanan; page 44b, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $500, personal at $530, 7 children at home.1 
Census*Nancy Curtis and William Henry Buchanan appeared on the census of 11 June 1880 at District 4, Humphreys, Tennessee, page 97D, occupation farm laborer, renting; 4 children and grandmother Bohanon; Nancy was sick with the "chills."3 
Death*Nancy Curtis died in 1884 at Humphreys, Tennessee; buried at McKeel Cemetery.4 

Family

William Henry Buchanan b. 5 Feb 1852, d. 13 Nov 1924
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1870.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1860.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1880.
  4. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, McKeel, Humphreys, Tennessee.
  5. [S44] Social Security Death Index.

John Ward1

M, b. 1856
FatherIsaiah Ward1 b. bt 1820 - 1824
MotherSarah (Sally) Curtis1 b. bt 1822 - 1827
Last Edited19 Nov 2005
Birth*John Ward was born in 1856 at Humphreys, Tennessee.1 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 24 August 1870 Waverly P.O., District 4, Humphreys, Tennessee, in the household of Isaiah Ward; page 43b, renting, 3 children at home.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1870.

William Ward1

M, b. 1860
FatherIsaiah Ward1 b. bt 1820 - 1824
MotherSarah (Sally) Curtis1 b. bt 1822 - 1827
Last Edited19 Nov 2005
Birth*William Ward was born in 1860 at Humphreys, Tennessee.1 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 24 August 1870 Waverly P.O., District 4, Humphreys, Tennessee, in the household of Isaiah Ward; page 43b, renting, 3 children at home.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1870.

Isaac Ward1

M, b. 1864
FatherIsaiah Ward1 b. bt 1820 - 1824
MotherSarah (Sally) Curtis1 b. bt 1822 - 1827
Last Edited19 Nov 2005
Birth*Isaac Ward was born in 1864 at Humphreys, Tennessee.1 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 24 August 1870 Waverly P.O., District 4, Humphreys, Tennessee, in the household of Isaiah Ward; page 43b, renting, 3 children at home.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1870.

James Wesley Curtis1,2

M, b. April 1866, d. 8 February 1915
FatherWilliam Carroll Curtis b. 1821, d. 1886
MotherMartha (Sarah) Jane Buchanan1,3 b. bt 1823 - 1825, d. 1897
Last Edited8 Mar 2016
Birth*James Wesley Curtis was born in April 1866 at Cuba Landing, Humphreys, Tennessee.1,4 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 11 June 1880 District 4, Humphreys, Tennessee, in the household of William Carroll Curtis and Martha (Sarah) Jane Buchanan; page 96B, occupation farmer, 5 children; wife is listed as "M Jane," age 50.1 
(Witness) CensusJames Wesley Curtis appeared on the census of 12 June 1900 District 4, Humphreys, Tennessee, in the household of Rachel Curtis; ED 17, sheet 6B, occupation farmer, owned farm, single, James Wesley, her nephew, lived with her and also was single.5 
Death*James Wesley Curtis died on 8 February 1915 at Cuba Landing, Humphreys, Tennessee, at age 48; informant L. C. Scott; occupation farmer, single, father unknown, mother Fannir Curtis; buried at Cuba Landing Cemetery, not in FindaGrave index.2 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1880.
  2. [S1388] Tennessee State Library and Archives, Tennessee Death Records Index.
  3. [S1388] Tennessee State Library and Archives, Tennessee Death Records Index, James Wesley Curtis.
  4. [S1388] Tennessee State Library and Archives, Tennessee Death Records Index, death certificate.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1900.

William Abraham Curtis1,2

M, b. 24 August 1872, d. 21 March 1943
FatherWilliam Carroll Curtis1 b. 1821, d. 1886
MotherMartha (Sarah) Jane Buchanan1 b. bt 1823 - 1825, d. 1897
Last Edited10 Sep 2015
Birth*William Abraham Curtis was born on 24 August 1872 at Humphreys, Tennessee; date from death certificate; tombstone gives dob as 1871.1,2 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 11 June 1880 District 4, Humphreys, Tennessee, in the household of William Carroll Curtis and Martha (Sarah) Jane Buchanan; page 96B, occupation farmer, 5 children; wife is listed as "M Jane," age 50.1 
Marriage*William Abraham Curtis married Martha (Mattie) Jane Buchanan, daughter of William Henry Buchanan and Nancy Curtis, on 9 April 1894 at Humphreys, Tennessee.2,3,4 
Census*William Abraham Curtis and Martha (Mattie) Jane Buchanan appeared on the census of 13 June 1900 at District 4, Humphreys, Tennessee, ED 17, sheet 7B, occupation farmer, renting, married 6 years, 3 children, 3 living.3 
CensusWilliam Abraham Curtis and Martha (Mattie) Jane Buchanan appeared on the census of 16 April 1910 at District 7, Humphreys, Tennessee, ED 66, sheet 2A, occupation farmer, renting, married 16 years, 6 children, 4 living.5 
CensusWilliam Abraham Curtis and Martha (Mattie) Jane Buchanan appeared on the census of 7 January 1920 at District 5, Humphreys, Tennessee, ED 80, sheet 4B, occupation farmer, owned farm, 2 children.6 
CensusWilliam Abraham Curtis and Martha (Mattie) Jane Buchanan appeared on the census of 16 April 1930 at District 4, Humphreys, Tennessee, ED , sheet 11B, occupation farmer, renting, 1 daughter at home.7 
CensusWilliam Abraham Curtis and Martha (Mattie) Jane Buchanan appeared on the census of 24 April 1940 at District 5, Humphreys, Tennessee, ED 43-10A, sheet 5B, occupation cropper, renting, 1 daughter at home.8 
Death*William Abraham Curtis died on 21 March 1943 at Cuba Landing, Humphreys, Tennessee, at age 70; occupaton farmer, wife Martha Buchanan, informant Marvin Curtis, parents unknown; buried at McKeel cemetery.2 

Family

Martha (Mattie) Jane Buchanan b. 20 Feb 1872, d. 12 Feb 1945
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1880.
  2. [S1402] Tennessee State Archives, Tennessee Death Certificates 1914-1955.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  4. [S869] The Generations Network, Tennessee State Marriages 1780-2002.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  7. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  8. [S1] Census of Population 1940.

Eliza Curtis1

F, b. 1872
FatherAndrew J. Curtis1 b. 1823, d. bt 1873 - 1880
MotherLucinda Haney1 b. 1833, d. bt 1873 - 1880
Last Edited19 Nov 2005
Birth*Eliza Curtis was born in 1872 at Tennessee; living with Thomas Curtis in Benton County in 1880; listed as a sister.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 10 June 1880 District 1, Benton, Tennessee, in the household of Thomas A. Curtis; page 414B, occupation farmer, no children, brother and sister living with them.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1880.

Emily J. Parnell1,2

F, b. 1856
Last Edited15 Jan 2015
Birth*Emily J. Parnell was born in 1856 at Tennessee.1 
Married Name As of 9 July 1873,her married name was Curtis.1,2 
Marriage*She married Thomas A. Curtis, son of Andrew J. Curtis and Lucinda Haney, on 9 July 1873 at Humphreys, Tennessee.1,2 
(Witness) CensusEmily J. Parnell appeared on the census of 10 June 1880 District 1, Benton, Tennessee, in the household of Thomas A. Curtis; page 414B, occupation farmer, no children, brother and sister living with them.1 

Family

Thomas A. Curtis b. 1856

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1880.
  2. [S869] The Generations Network, Tennessee State Marriages 1780-2002.

Jane Bone1,2

F, b. 1811
Last Edited19 Nov 2005
Birth*Jane Bone was born in 1811 at Tennessee.1,2 
Married Name As of circa 1837,her married name was Crafton.1,2 
Marriage*She married William Davis Crafton circa 1837 at Tennessee.1,2 
(Witness) CensusJane Bone appeared on the census of 10 October 1850 Humphreys, Tennessee, in the household of William Davis Crafton; page 130, occupation shoemaker, renting, 6 children and Mary Bone, age 12, at home.1 

Family

William Davis Crafton b. bt 1801 - 1803

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1850.
  2. [S1072] Jo Ann Crafton, "Crafton, Curtis Research Files", Ancestral File.

Mary (?)1

F, b. 1829
Last Edited19 Nov 2005
Birth*Mary (?) was born in 1829 at Tennessee.1 
Married Name As of circa 1844,her married name was Crafton.1 
Marriage*She married William Henry Crafton, son of William Davis Crafton and Elizabeth Jane Curtis, circa 1844 at Tennessee.1 
(Witness) CensusMary (?) appeared on the census of 9 October 1850 Humphreys, Tennessee, in the household of William Henry Crafton; page 129b, occupation farmer, renting, 2 children at home.1 

Family

William Henry Crafton b. 21 Dec 1827, d. 10 Jul 1874
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1850.

Eliza Crafton1

F, b. 1845
FatherWilliam Henry Crafton1 b. 21 Dec 1827, d. 10 Jul 1874
MotherMary (?)1 b. 1829
Last Edited19 Nov 2005
Birth*Eliza Crafton was born in 1845 at Humphreys, Tennessee.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 9 October 1850 Humphreys, Tennessee, in the household of William Henry Crafton; page 129b, occupation farmer, renting, 2 children at home.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1850.

Mary Crafton1

F, b. 1849
FatherWilliam Henry Crafton1 b. 21 Dec 1827, d. 10 Jul 1874
MotherMary (?)1 b. 1829
Last Edited19 Nov 2005
Birth*Mary Crafton was born in 1849 at Humphreys, Tennessee.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 9 October 1850 Humphreys, Tennessee, in the household of William Henry Crafton; page 129b, occupation farmer, renting, 2 children at home.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1850.

Thomas Curtis1,2

M, b. circa 1791
FatherThomas Curtis Jr.1,2 b. c 1765, d. bt 1813 - 1820
MotherAlcey Robbins1,2 b. c 1770, d. bt 1838 - 1839
Last Edited26 Jul 2006
Birth*Thomas Curtis was born circa 1791 at Randolph, North Carolina; no proof of parentage.1,2 
Tax List*He appeared on the personal property tax list of 1812 at Capt. Simpson's Company, Humphreys, Tennessee.1 
Milit-Beg*He began military service on 12 November 1814 at Camp Hynes, Tennessee, as a Private, Capt. Joseph Price's Co. of Infantry, 2nd Regiment West Tennessee Militia.2 
Milit-End*He ended military service on 13 May 1815 at Nashville Roll, Tennessee.2 
NoteB* On 7 July 1815, Thomas appointed counsel to assist him in obtaining his military pay.2 
Census*He appeared on the census of 1820 at Humphreys, Tennessee, page 208, 2 males and 1 female under 10, 1 male and 1 female 26-44.3 

Citations

  1. [S1018] Marjorie Hood Fischer and Ruth Blake Burns, Humphreys County Tax Lists, 1812.
  2. [S1076] "Military Service Record of Thomas Curtis."
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1820.

George Washington Curtis1

M, b. 1822, d. 1862
FatherSolomon Curtis1 b. 1797, d. 1860
MotherCharlotte (Lottie) Heaton1 b. 1 Jan 1808, d. 11 Jan 1893
Last Edited6 Feb 2007
Birth*George Washington Curtis was born in 1822 at Clarke, Alabama.1 
Death*He died in 1862 at Clarke, Alabama; by the "Home Guard" for refusing to serve in the Confederate Army; buried at Union Grove Cemetery.1 

Citations

  1. [S1078] Winston County Heritage Book Committee, Winston County Heritage, page 113.

Joel Jackson Curtis1,2

M, b. 1825
FatherSolomon Curtis1,2 b. 1797, d. 1860
MotherCharlotte (Lottie) Heaton1,2 b. 1 Jan 1808, d. 11 Jan 1893
Last Edited19 Nov 2005
Birth*Joel Jackson Curtis was born in 1825 at Alabama.1,2 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1860.
  2. [S1078] Winston County Heritage Book Committee, Winston County Heritage, page 113.

William Verpo Curtis1

M, b. 27 April 1827, d. 19 December 1892
FatherSolomon Curtis1 b. 1797, d. 1860
MotherCharlotte (Lottie) Heaton1 b. 1 Jan 1808, d. 11 Jan 1893
Last Edited6 Feb 2007
Birth*William Verpo Curtis was born on 27 April 1827 at Clarke, Alabama.1 
Death*He died on 19 December 1892 at Winston, Alabama, at age 65; buried at Mt. Olive Cemetery.1 

Citations

  1. [S1078] Winston County Heritage Book Committee, Winston County Heritage, page 117.

Thomas Pinkney Curtis1,2

M, b. 27 November 1829, d. 19 January 1864
FatherSolomon Curtis1,2 b. 1797, d. 1860
MotherCharlotte (Lottie) Heaton1,2 b. 1 Jan 1808, d. 11 Jan 1893
Last Edited19 Nov 2005
Birth*Thomas Pinkney Curtis was born on 27 November 1829.1,2 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 26 September 1850 District 2, Tippah, Mississippi, in the household of Solomon Curtis and Charlotte (Lottie) Heaton; page 432b, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $400, 7 children at home.2 
Death*Thomas Pinkney Curtis died on 19 January 1864 at Winston, Alabama, at age 34; by the "Home Guard;" buried at Union Grove Cemetery.1,2 

Citations

  1. [S1078] Winston County Heritage Book Committee, Winston County Heritage, pages 115-116.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1850.

James G. Curtis1

M, b. 4 January 1832, d. 19 July 1896
FatherSolomon Curtis1 b. 1797, d. 1860
MotherCharlotte (Lottie) Heaton1 b. 1 Jan 1808, d. 11 Jan 1893
Last Edited29 Jan 2016
Birth*James G. Curtis was born on 4 January 1832 at Fayette, Alabama; James J. from cemetery transcription; alternate date from Winston County is 1833.1,2 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 26 September 1850 District 2, Tippah, Mississippi, in the household of Solomon Curtis and Charlotte (Lottie) Heaton; page 432b, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $400, 7 children at home.3 
Marriage*James G. Curtis married Priscilla Spain circa 1852 at Winston, Alabama; no marriage record located.4 
Census*James G. Curtis and Priscilla Spain appeared on the census of 29 June 1860 at Township 10, Range 9, Winston, Alabama, page 1204, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $200, 2 daughters.5 
NoteB* He appeared on the Return of Registered Voters in Winston County, Alabama, dated 17 August 1867, and listed as "Curtis, Jas. G." 
Census*James G. Curtis and Martha Mullins appeared on the census of 3 August 1870 at District 7, Lewis, Tennessee, page 136b, occupation farmer, renting, 2 sons.6 
Tax ListJames G. Curtis appeared on the personal property tax list of 1875 at District 10, Wayne, Tennessee; Curtis, J. G., Dr., total tax $1.50.7 
Tax ListHe appeared on the personal property tax list of 1876 at District 10, Wayne, Tennessee; Curtis, J. G., total tax $1.50.7 
Tax ListHe appeared on the personal property tax list of 1877 at District 10, Wayne, Tennessee; Curtis, J.G. no further information.7 
Tax ListHe appeared on the personal property tax list of 1878 at District 10, Wayne, Tennessee; Curtis, J. G., no further information.7 
Tax ListHe appeared on the personal property tax list of 1879 at District 10, Wayne, Tennessee; no further information.7 
Tax ListHe appeared on the personal property tax list of 1880 at District 10, Wayne, Tennessee; no otther information.7 
Census*He and Martha J. Curtis appeared on the census of 4 June 1880 at District 10, Wayne, Tennessee, page 91A, occupation physician, 3 children, lived next to the Holt families, who may have been somewhat distant relatives.8 
Tax ListJames G. Curtis appeared on the personal property tax list of 1881 at District 10, Wayne, Tennessee; J. ? Cuirtice, 100 acres valued at $500, bordered by McDougal, Whitten, and Berry.7 
Tax ListHe appeared on the personal property tax list of 1882 at District 10, Wayne, Tennessee; J. G. Curtice, 100 acres valued at $500, bordered by McDougal, Whitten, and Berry. 
Tax ListHe appeared on the personal property tax list of 1883 at District 10, Wayne, Tennessee; J.G. Curtis - 100 acres valued at $500, bordered by McDougal, Strain and Berry.7 
Marriage*He married Martha Mullins on 23 January 1883 at Wayne, Tennessee; by Joseph Hall, J.P.9 
Tax ListJames G. Curtis appeared on the personal property tax list of 1884 at District 10, Wayne, Tennessee; J.G. Curtis - 100 acres valued at $500, bordered by McDougal, Strain and Berry.7 
Tax ListHe appeared on the personal property tax list of 1885 at District 10, Wayne, Tennessee; J. G. Curtice, 100 acres valued at $500, bordered by McDougal, Strait and Rigg.7 
Marriage*He married Sarah Malinda Woody on 1 April 1886 at Wayne, Tennessee; by Benj. Martin, J.P.9 
Tax List*James G. Curtis appeared on the personal property tax list of 1890 at District 8, Wayne, Tennessee; listed as J.G. Curtis, 49 acres valued at $150. 
Death*He died on 19 July 1896 at Wayne, Tennessee, at age 64; buried in Wayne County.1 

Family 1

Priscilla Spain b. 7 Sep 1831, d. 31 Jan 1907
Children

Family 2

Martha Mullins b. 1842
Children

Family 3

Sarah Malinda Woody b. Apr 1861
Child

Citations

  1. [S1078] Winston County Heritage Book Committee, Winston County Heritage, page 113.
  2. [S873] Thomas A. Holt, Wayne County, Tennessee Cemetery Records, Whitten's Cross Roads.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1850.
  4. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Rock Creek, Winston, Alabama.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1860.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1870.
  7. [S2303] Tennessee Clerk of Wayne County, Wayne County, Tennessee Tax Records.
  8. [S1] Census of Population 1880.
  9. [S869] The Generations Network, Tennessee State Marriages 1780-2002.
  10. [S1] Census of Population 1900.

Benjamin Franklin Curtis1

M, b. 15 October 1835, d. 13 September 1927
FatherSolomon Curtis1 b. 1797, d. 1860
MotherCharlotte (Lottie) Heaton1 b. 1 Jan 1808, d. 11 Jan 1893
Last Edited19 Nov 2005
Birth*Benjamin Franklin Curtis was born on 15 October 1835 at Itawamba, Mississippi.1 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 26 September 1850 District 2, Tippah, Mississippi, in the household of Solomon Curtis and Charlotte (Lottie) Heaton; page 432b, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $400, 7 children at home.2 
Death*Benjamin Franklin Curtis died on 13 September 1927 at age 91.1 

Citations

  1. [S1078] Winston County Heritage Book Committee, Winston County Heritage, page 113.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1850.

Darrell Hollis Curtis1

M, b. 18 February 1837, d. 1908
FatherSolomon Curtis1 b. 1797, d. 1860
MotherCharlotte (Lottie) Heaton1 b. 1 Jan 1808, d. 11 Jan 1893
Last Edited19 Nov 2005
Birth*Darrell Hollis Curtis was born on 18 February 1837 at Marion, Alabama.1 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 26 September 1850 District 2, Tippah, Mississippi, in the household of Solomon Curtis and Charlotte (Lottie) Heaton; page 432b, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $400, 7 children at home.2 
Death*Darrell Hollis Curtis died in 1908 at Winston, Alabama; buried at the Curtis Cemetery.1 

Citations

  1. [S1078] Winston County Heritage Book Committee, Winston County Heritage, page 110.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1850.

Louisa Jane Curtis1,2

F, b. 30 August 1840, d. 8 November 1912
FatherSolomon Curtis1,2 b. 1797, d. 1860
MotherCharlotte (Lottie) Heaton1,2 b. 1 Jan 1808, d. 11 Jan 1893
Last Edited19 Nov 2005
Birth*Louisa Jane Curtis was born on 30 August 1840 at Tippah, Mississippi.1,2 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 26 September 1850 District 2, Tippah, Mississippi, in the household of Solomon Curtis and Charlotte (Lottie) Heaton; page 432b, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $400, 7 children at home.1 
Death*Louisa Jane Curtis died on 8 November 1912 at Winston, Alabama, at age 72; buried at the Curtis Cemetery.1,2 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1850.
  2. [S1078] Winston County Heritage Book Committee, Winston County Heritage, page 114.

John H. Wesley Curtis1,2

M, b. 15 March 1843, d. 1 May 1918
FatherSolomon Curtis1,2 b. 1797, d. 1860
MotherCharlotte (Lottie) Heaton1,2 b. 1 Jan 1808, d. 11 Jan 1893
Last Edited26 Jan 2006
Birth*John H. Wesley Curtis was born on 15 March 1843 at Pikesville, Marion, Alabama.1,2 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 26 September 1850 District 2, Tippah, Mississippi, in the household of Solomon Curtis and Charlotte (Lottie) Heaton; page 432b, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $400, 7 children at home.1 
(Witness) CensusJohn H. Wesley Curtis appeared on the census of 23 June 1860 Settlersville P.O., Township 9, Range 10, Winston, Alabama, in the household of Solomon Curtis; page 1205, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $1,000, 2 sons at home.3 
Death*John H. Wesley Curtis died on 1 May 1918 at age 75; buried at Rock Creek Cemetery, Double Springs.1,2 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1850.
  2. [S1078] Winston County Heritage Book Committee, Winston County Heritage, page 112.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1860.

Jasper Newton Curtis1,2

M, b. 10 May 1846
FatherSolomon Curtis1,2 b. 1797, d. 1860
MotherCharlotte (Lottie) Heaton1,2 b. 1 Jan 1808, d. 11 Jan 1893
Last Edited26 Jan 2006
Birth*Jasper Newton Curtis was born on 10 May 1846 at Tippah, Mississippi.1,2 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 26 September 1850 District 2, Tippah, Mississippi, in the household of Solomon Curtis and Charlotte (Lottie) Heaton; page 432b, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $400, 7 children at home.1 
(Witness) CensusJasper Newton Curtis appeared on the census of 23 June 1860 Settlersville P.O., Township 9, Range 10, Winston, Alabama, in the household of Solomon Curtis; page 1205, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $1,000, 2 sons at home.3 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1850.
  2. [S1078] Winston County Heritage Book Committee, Winston County Heritage, page 114.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1860.

Sarah Elizabeth Hickey1,2

F, b. 21 March 1851, d. before 28 August 1931
Last Edited21 Dec 2009
Birth*Sarah Elizabeth Hickey was born on 21 March 1851 at Arkansas; daughter of J.R. and Margaret Hickey; went by "Elizabeth."1,3,4,2 
Married Name As of 2 September 1868,her married name was Curtis.1 
Marriage*She married Solomon Curtis, son of Benjamin Curtis and Sarah M. Grier, on 2 September 1868 at Hicky Twp., Pope, Arkansas; by Martin R. Brown, J.P; pension application and service record say 2 September 1866 at Hicky Twp. in Johnson County by the same J.P.5,2 
(Witness) CensusSarah Elizabeth Hickey appeared on the census of 19 August 1870 Dover P.O., Allen Twp., Pope, Arkansas, in the household of Solomon Curtis; page 321, occupation farmer, renting, no children.6 
Married Name As of 12 October 1886,her married name was Sinclair.2 
Marriage*Sarah Elizabeth Hickey married John Sinclair on 12 October 1886 at Crawford, Arkansas.2,1 
NoteB* Sarah applied for a widow's pension on 8 January 1894, a resident of Coal Hill in Johnson County, Arkansas.2 
Death*Sarah Elizabeth Hickey died before 28 August 1931.3 

Family 1

Solomon Curtis b. 1844, d. 15 Jan 1875
Children

Family 2

John Sinclair b. c 1850, d. b 1894

Citations

  1. [S844] Hunting For Bears, Arkansas Marriages.
  2. [S1227] "Military Service Record and Pension File of Solomon Curtis."
  3. [S1173] Carolyn Barclift, "Barclift & Plymale Families", Ancestral File.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1880.
  5. [S844] Hunting For Bears, Arkansas Marriages, Pope, Book D, page 186.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1870.

Laura Madeline Pentoney1

F, b. 5 July 1912, d. 9 November 2004
Last Edited22 Nov 2006
Birth*Laura Madeline Pentoney was born on 5 July 1912 at Hedgesville, Berkeley, West Virginia.1 
Marriage*She married Donald Emory Pentoney, son of Emory Michael Pentoney and Ida Elizabeth Kesecker, between 1930 and 1940 at Morgan, West Virginia.1 
Death*Laura Madeline Pentoney died on 9 November 2004 at Boonsboro, Caroline, Maryland, at age 92; buried at Spohrs Cross Roads Cemeterey.1 
ObitLaura Madeline's obituary was published in the Morgan Messenger on 17 November 2004:
Laura Madeline Pentoney, 92, of Falling Waters, W.Va., died Tuesday, November 9, 2004 at the Fahrney-Keedy Home in Boonsboro, Md.

Born July 5, 1912 in Hedgesville, she was the daughter of the late Otterbein Win and Effie Lee DeHaven Stuckey.

She was a member of Bedington United Methodist Church and a member of the Wesley-Sunshine Class.

She is survived by one daughter, Gay Greenfield of Martinsburg; one son, Jerry E. Pentoney of Bowie, Md; four grandchildren, Sonya Tucker, Serena Lehman, Jerry Jay Pentoney and Heather Greenfield; four great grandchildren, two great great grandchildren, one brother, Lyle Stuckey of Hedgesville and one sister, Geraldine Hill of Spring Mills.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald E. Pentoney; five brothers, Vance Evon, Dalton, Morris Lee and Loyl D. Stuckey and a sister, Bernice Lea Norris.
Funeral services were Saturday, November 13 at the Bedington United Methodist Church with Rev. Robert W. Barnes and Rev. Walter F. Bowers officiating. Interment was in Sphors Cross Roads Cemetery, Berkeley Springs. Brown Funeral Home, 327 West King Street, Martinsburg, handled the arrangements.1 

Family

Donald Emory Pentoney b. 9 Oct 1913, d. 9 Oct 2000

Citations

  1. [S538] Morgan Messenger, 17 November 2004.

Robert E. (Gene) Fleece1

M, b. 15 October 1932, d. 4 March 2005
FatherWoodrow Willard Fleece1 b. 29 Jan 1913, d. 28 Jun 1972
MotherCarrie Marie Stotler1 b. 22 Jan 1915, d. 14 Oct 1992
Last Edited30 Nov 2005
Birth*Robert E. (Gene) Fleece was born on 15 October 1932 at Morgan, West Virginia.2 
Death*He died on 4 March 2005 at Berkeley Springs, Morgan, West Virginia, at age 72; buried at Bethel Cemetery.2 
ObitRobert E. (Gene)'s obituary was published in the Morgan Messenger on 9 March 2005:

Robert E. “Gene” Fleece, 72, of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., died March 4, 2005 at home. He was born in Morgan County October 15, 1932, son of the late Woodrow W. Fleece and Carrie M. Stotler Fleece. He attended Mount Garfield School. He retired as a stone mason and home builder.He was a member of the Warm Springs Baptist Church, Berkeley Springs.
Surviving are his wife of 53 years, Wanda L. Yost Fleece of Berkeley Springs; seven daughters, Brenda Barney, Pam Kave, Diane Swink, Chris Harvey, Patty Walker, Mary Sherrard and Daisha Fleece, all of Berkeley Springs; three sons, Robert “Bob” Fleece, Jr., James L. “Jim” Fleece and Rodney Fleece, all of Berkeley Springs; four sisters, Ruth A. Courtney of Marion, S.C., Shelby Byram of Great Cacapon, Margaret Snyder of Winchester, Va. and Susie Ridgeway of Berkeley Springs; one brother, James “Rich” Fleece of Berkeley Springs; 13 grandchildren, two great grandchildren; three step grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by five brothers, George “Joe” Fleece, Charles “Stoney” Fleece, Freddie Fleece, Willard “Pete” Fleece, Carl “Bill” Fleece and one grandson, Rodney Allen Fleece. Services were Monday, March 7 at Hunter-Anderson Funeral Home, 36 South Green Street, Berkeley Springs with Pastor James Brady officiating. Burial at Bethel Cemetery.2 

Citations

  1. [S568] Kokomo Tribune, Various, 2 March 2005.
  2. [S538] Morgan Messenger, 9 March 2005.

Carl W. Fleece1

M, b. 27 March 1943, d. 27 May 2002
FatherWoodrow Willard Fleece1 b. 29 Jan 1913, d. 28 Jun 1972
MotherCarrie Marie Stotler1 b. 22 Jan 1915, d. 14 Oct 1992
Last Edited30 Nov 2005
Birth*Carl W. Fleece was born on 27 March 1943 at Morgan, West Virginia.1 
Death*He died on 27 May 2002 at Berkeley Springs, Morgan, West Virginia, at age 59; at the Winchester Hospital, buried at Spohrs Cross Roads Cemetery.1 

Citations

  1. [S538] Morgan Messenger, 30 May 2002.

Rachel (?)1

F, b. between 1790 and 1794, d. circa 1850
Last Edited16 Nov 2006
Birth*Rachel (?) was born between 1790 and 1794.2 
Married Name As of circa 1812,her married name was Curtis.1 
Marriage*She married John Curtis Jr., son of John Curtis and Elizabeth Andrews, circa 1812 at Buncombe, North Carolina; no marriage record; John and Rachel had 7 children, according to 1820 and 1830 census information, but only 4 names are known.1 
CensusRachel (?) and John Curtis Jr. appeared on the census of 1820 at Warren, Tennessee, page 320, 1 male and 3 females under 10, 1 male and 1 female 26-44.3 
Census*Rachel (?) appeared on the census of 1830 at Warren, Tennessee, page 328, 1 female under 5, 1 male and 1 female 5-9, 1 female 10-15, 1 male and 1 female 15-19, 1 male 20-29, 1 female 30-39.1 
CensusShe appeared on the census of 1840 at Warren, Tennessee, page 362, 1 female 10-14, 1 male 15-19, 1 female 40-49.4 
Death*She died circa 1850 at Texas; or Tennessee; one researcher believes she moved to Texas before her death, but I have found no record of her.5,6 

Family

John Curtis Jr. b. c 1791, d. bt Sep 1828 - Dec 1828
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1830.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1820-1840.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1820.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1840.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1850.
  6. [S1137] Don Martini, John Curtis Family of Warren County, Tennessee.

William Shuffield1

M, b. 1800
Last Edited4 Jan 2006
Birth*William Shuffield was born in 1800 at Tennessee.1 
Census*He appeared on the census of 27 August 1860 at Dover P.O., Pope, Arkansas, page 823, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $300, 9 children at home.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1860.