Eli Thomas Hooper1,2

M, b. 10 June 1853, d. 24 November 1926
FatherWilliam F. Hooper1 b. 1821
MotherMartha Ann Curtis1 b. 15 Apr 1831, d. bt 1870 - 1880
Last Edited8 Aug 2015
Birth*Eli Thomas Hooper was born on 10 June 1853 at Lauderdale, Tennessee.1,3 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 25 August 1860 Lauderdale, Tennessee, in the household of William F. Hooper; page 383, occupation farmer, renting, 4 children at home; lived next to Martha's brother William.1 
(Witness) CensusEli Thomas Hooper appeared on the census of 21 July 1870 District 8, Lauderdale, Tennessee, in the household of William F. Hooper and Martha Ann Curtis; page 630b, occupation farmer, renting, 4 children.4 
Marriage*Eli Thomas Hooper married Mildred E. Clarborne on 10 February 1877 at Haywood, Tennessee.5 
Census*Eli Thomas Hooper appeared on the census of 7 June 1900 at District 9, Haywood, Tennessee, ED 74, sheet 3B, occupation farmer, renting, widowed, 7 children at home, William lived next door.6 
Death*He died on 24 November 1926 at Brownsville, Haywood, Tennessee, at age 73; buried at Oakwood Cemetery.3,2 

Family

Mildred E. Clarborne b. 3 Dec 1858, d. 3 Aug 1894
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1860.
  2. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Oakwood, Haywood, Tennessee.
  3. [S1402] Tennessee State Archives, Tennessee Death Certificates 1914-1955.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1870.
  5. [S869] The Generations Network, Tennessee State Marriages 1780-2002.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1900.

Albert H. Hooper1

M, b. 13 February 1855, d. 18 February 1890
FatherWilliam F. Hooper1 b. 1821
MotherMartha Ann Curtis1 b. 15 Apr 1831, d. bt 1870 - 1880
Last Edited12 Jul 2015
Birth*Albert H. Hooper was born on 13 February 1855 at Lauderdale, Tennessee.1,2 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 25 August 1860 Lauderdale, Tennessee, in the household of William F. Hooper; page 383, occupation farmer, renting, 4 children at home; lived next to Martha's brother William.1 
(Witness) CensusAlbert H. Hooper appeared on the census of 21 July 1870 District 8, Lauderdale, Tennessee, in the household of William F. Hooper and Martha Ann Curtis; page 630b, occupation farmer, renting, 4 children.3 
Marriage*Albert H. Hooper married Ardelia Reynolds on 28 August 1873 at Lauderdale, Tennessee.4 
Census*Albert H. Hooper and Ardelia Reynolds appeared on the census of 19 June 1880 at District 8, Lauderdale, Tennessee, page 199C, occupation farmer, 3 children.5 
Death*Albert H. Hooper died on 18 February 1890 at Lauderdale, Tennessee, at age 35; buried at Elon cemetery.2 

Family

Ardelia Reynolds b. 1855, d. Jun 1906

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1860.
  2. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Elon, Lauderdale, Tennessee.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1870.
  4. [S869] The Generations Network, Tennessee State Marriages 1780-2002.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1880.

Henry Hooper1

M, b. 1857
FatherWilliam F. Hooper1 b. 1821
MotherMartha Ann Curtis1 b. 15 Apr 1831, d. bt 1870 - 1880
Last Edited17 Jan 2006
Birth*Henry Hooper was born in 1857 at Lauderdale, Tennessee.1 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 25 August 1860 Lauderdale, Tennessee, in the household of William F. Hooper; page 383, occupation farmer, renting, 4 children at home; lived next to Martha's brother William.2 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1850.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1860.

Emma Hooper1

F, b. 1860
FatherWilliam F. Hooper1 b. 1821
MotherMartha Ann Curtis1 b. 15 Apr 1831, d. bt 1870 - 1880
Last Edited12 Jul 2015
Birth*Emma Hooper was born in 1860 at Lauderdale, Tennessee.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 25 August 1860 Lauderdale, Tennessee, in the household of William F. Hooper; page 383, occupation farmer, renting, 4 children at home; lived next to Martha's brother William.1 
(Witness) CensusEmma Hooper appeared on the census of 21 July 1870 District 8, Lauderdale, Tennessee, in the household of William F. Hooper and Martha Ann Curtis; page 630b, occupation farmer, renting, 4 children.2 
(Witness) CensusEmma Hooper appeared on the census of 16 June 1880 District 8, Lauderdale, Tennessee, in the household of William F. Hooper; page 197D, occupation farmer, widowed, 1 daughter.3 
Note* No death, marriage or census record found after 1880. 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1860.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1870.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1880.

Clementina Dobbyns1

F, b. 1830, d. 1857
Last Edited12 Feb 2016
Birth*Clementina Dobbyns was born in 1830.1,2 
Married Name As of circa 1855,her married name was Curtis.1 
Marriage*She married Eli Thomas Curtis, son of Eli Curtis and Jane (?), circa 1855 at Tennessee; no marriage record.1 
Death*Clementina Dobbyns died in 1857 at Humphreys, Tennessee; buried at the Hooper.1,2 

Family

Eli Thomas Curtis b. 10 Feb 1833, d. 15 Dec 1921
Child

Citations

  1. [S1072] Jo Ann Crafton, "Crafton, Curtis Research Files", Ancestral File.
  2. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Hooper, Humphreys, Tennessee.
  3. [S1082] Peg Zaremba, et al. Ted Russell, "Eli Curtis Research Files", Ancestral File.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1860.

Kizziah Jane (Kit) Curtis1,2

F, b. 25 October 1856, d. 25 December 1945
FatherEli Thomas Curtis1,2 b. 10 Feb 1833, d. 15 Dec 1921
MotherClementina Dobbyns1,2 b. 1830, d. 1857
Last Edited10 Jul 2015
Birth*Kizziah Jane (Kit) Curtis was born on 25 October 1856 at Humphreys, Tennessee.1,2 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 24 July 1860 Waverly P.O., District 7, Humphreys, Tennessee, in the household of Eli Thomas Curtis; page 149, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $800, 2 children at home.2 
(Witness) CensusKizziah Jane (Kit) Curtis appeared on the census of 20 July 1870 Waverly P.O., District 7, Humphreys, Tennessee, in the household of Eli Thomas Curtis; page 9, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $800, personal $700, 2 children at home.3 
Married Name As of 25 December 1874,her married name was Simpson.4,5,6 
Marriage*Kizziah Jane (Kit) Curtis married Thomas Kanady (T.K.) Simpson on 25 December 1874 at Humphreys, Tennessee; by George M. Tubb, J.P.4,5,6 
CensusKizziah Jane (Kit) Curtis and Thomas Kanady (T.K.) Simpson appeared on the census of 11 June 1880 at District 14, Humphreys, Tennessee, page 168A, occupation farmer, 1 son.4 
Census*Kizziah Jane (Kit) Curtis and Thomas Kanady (T.K.) Simpson appeared on the census of 6 June 1900 at District 14, Humphreys, Tennessee, ED 21, sheet 4A, occupation farmer, owned farm, married 25 years, 9 children, 6 living.7 
CensusKizziah Jane (Kit) Curtis and Thomas Kanady (T.K.) Simpson appeared on the census of 6 May 1910 at District 14, Humphreys, Tennessee, ED 67, sheet 4A, occupation farmer, owned farm, married 35 years, 9 children, 6 living.8 
CensusKizziah Jane (Kit) Curtis and Thomas Kanady (T.K.) Simpson appeared on the census of 12 January 1920 at District 4, Humphreys, Tennessee, ED 77, sheet 3B, occupation farmer, owned farm, 2 chldren at home.9 
CensusKizziah Jane (Kit) Curtis and Thomas Kanady (T.K.) Simpson appeared on the census of 7 April 1930 at District 4, Humphreys, Tennessee, ED 8, sheet 4B, occupation farmer, 1 daughter at home.10 
Death*Kizziah Jane (Kit) Curtis died on 25 December 1945 at McEwen, Humphreys, Tennessee, at age 89; buried at the Anderson Cemetery.1,2 

Family

Thomas Kanady (T.K.) Simpson b. 15 Aug 1849, d. 28 Feb 1931
Children

Citations

  1. [S1082] Peg Zaremba, et al. Ted Russell, "Eli Curtis Research Files", Ancestral File.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1860.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1870.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1880.
  5. [S1072] Jo Ann Crafton, "Crafton, Curtis Research Files", Ancestral File.
  6. [S1090] Marjorie Hood Fischer and Ruth Blake Burns, Humphreys County Marriages, Book C, page 123.
  7. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  8. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  9. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  10. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  11. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Anderson, Humphreys, Tennessee.

Thomas Kanady (T.K.) Simpson1,2,3

M, b. 15 August 1849, d. 28 February 1931
Last Edited10 Jul 2015
Birth*Thomas Kanady (T.K.) Simpson was born on 15 August 1849 at Humphreys, Tennessee; son of Dr. William Carroll Simpson and Martha Delestatie Long.1,2,3,4 
Marriage*He married Kizziah Jane (Kit) Curtis, daughter of Eli Thomas Curtis and Clementina Dobbyns, on 25 December 1874 at Humphreys, Tennessee; by George M. Tubb, J.P.1,2,3 
CensusThomas Kanady (T.K.) Simpson and Kizziah Jane (Kit) Curtis appeared on the census of 11 June 1880 at District 14, Humphreys, Tennessee, page 168A, occupation farmer, 1 son.1 
Census*Thomas Kanady (T.K.) Simpson and Kizziah Jane (Kit) Curtis appeared on the census of 6 June 1900 at District 14, Humphreys, Tennessee, ED 21, sheet 4A, occupation farmer, owned farm, married 25 years, 9 children, 6 living.5 
CensusThomas Kanady (T.K.) Simpson and Kizziah Jane (Kit) Curtis appeared on the census of 6 May 1910 at District 14, Humphreys, Tennessee, ED 67, sheet 4A, occupation farmer, owned farm, married 35 years, 9 children, 6 living.6 
CensusThomas Kanady (T.K.) Simpson and Kizziah Jane (Kit) Curtis appeared on the census of 12 January 1920 at District 4, Humphreys, Tennessee, ED 77, sheet 3B, occupation farmer, owned farm, 2 chldren at home.7 
CensusThomas Kanady (T.K.) Simpson and Kizziah Jane (Kit) Curtis appeared on the census of 7 April 1930 at District 4, Humphreys, Tennessee, ED 8, sheet 4B, occupation farmer, 1 daughter at home.8 
Death*Thomas Kanady (T.K.) Simpson died on 28 February 1931 at Humphreys, Tennessee, at age 81; buried at Anderson Cemetery.4 

Family

Kizziah Jane (Kit) Curtis b. 25 Oct 1856, d. 25 Dec 1945
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1880.
  2. [S1072] Jo Ann Crafton, "Crafton, Curtis Research Files", Ancestral File.
  3. [S1090] Marjorie Hood Fischer and Ruth Blake Burns, Humphreys County Marriages, Book C, page 123.
  4. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Anderson, Humphreys, Tennessee.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  7. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  8. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

Mary Anne Dunnagan1,2,3,4

F, b. 15 April 1829, d. 2 April 1900
Last Edited1 Apr 2017
Birth*Mary Anne Dunnagan was born on 15 April 1829 at Tennessee.1,2,4 
Name Variation As of 15 April 1829, Mary Anne Dunnagan was also known as Dunegan. 
Married Name As of 13 September 1857,her married name was Curtis.1,5,3 
Marriage*She married Eli Thomas Curtis, son of Eli Curtis and Jane (?), on 13 September 1857 at Dickson, Tennessee.1,5,3 
(Witness) CensusMary Anne Dunnagan appeared on the census of 24 July 1860 Waverly P.O., District 7, Humphreys, Tennessee, in the household of Eli Thomas Curtis; page 149, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $800, 2 children at home.1 
(Witness) CensusMary Anne Dunnagan appeared on the census of 20 July 1870 Waverly P.O., District 7, Humphreys, Tennessee, in the household of Eli Thomas Curtis; page 9, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $800, personal $700, 2 children at home.6 
(Witness) CensusMary Anne Dunnagan appeared on the census of 1 June 1880 District 14, Humphreys, Tennessee, in the household of Eli Thomas Curtis; page 169C, occupation farmer, 2 children at home.7 
Death*Mary Anne Dunnagan died on 2 April 1900 at Humphreys, Tennessee, at age 70; buried at Anderson cemetery.4 

Family

Eli Thomas Curtis b. 10 Feb 1833, d. 15 Dec 1921
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1860.
  2. [S1072] Jo Ann Crafton, "Crafton, Curtis Research Files", Ancestral File.
  3. [S869] The Generations Network, Tennessee State Marriages 1780-2002.
  4. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Anderson, Humphreys, Tennessee.
  5. [S1082] Peg Zaremba, et al. Ted Russell, "Eli Curtis Research Files", Ancestral File.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1870.
  7. [S1] Census of Population 1880.
  8. [S1073] Gladys P. Anderson and Jill K. Garrett, Humphreys County, Tennessee Cemeteries, Anderson Cemetery.

Lucinda Curtis1,2

F, b. 1860
FatherEli Thomas Curtis1,2 b. 10 Feb 1833, d. 15 Dec 1921
MotherMary Anne Dunnagan1,2 b. 15 Apr 1829, d. 2 Apr 1900
Last Edited17 Jan 2006
Birth*Lucinda Curtis was born in 1860 at Humphreys, Tennessee.1,2 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 24 July 1860 Waverly P.O., District 7, Humphreys, Tennessee, in the household of Eli Thomas Curtis; page 149, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $800, 2 children at home.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1860.
  2. [S1082] Peg Zaremba, et al. Ted Russell, "Eli Curtis Research Files", Ancestral File.

Ida Curtis1,2,3

F, b. 19 October 1862, d. 18 December 1941
FatherEli Thomas Curtis1,2,3 b. 10 Feb 1833, d. 15 Dec 1921
MotherMary Anne Dunnagan1,2,3 b. 15 Apr 1829, d. 2 Apr 1900
Last Edited10 Jul 2015
Birth*Ida Curtis was born on 19 October 1862 at Humphreys, Tennessee.1,2,3 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 20 July 1870 Waverly P.O., District 7, Humphreys, Tennessee, in the household of Eli Thomas Curtis; page 9, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $800, personal $700, 2 children at home.4 
(Witness) CensusIda Curtis appeared on the census of 1 June 1880 District 14, Humphreys, Tennessee, in the household of Eli Thomas Curtis; page 169C, occupation farmer, 2 children at home.5 
Married Name As of 10 December 1881,her married name was Spann.6,7,2 
Marriage*Ida Curtis married James Johnson Spann on 10 December 1881 at Humphreys, Tennessee; by J. W. Hensley, MG.6,7,2 
Census*Ida Curtis appeared on the census of 6 June 1900 at District 14, Humphreys, Tennessee, ED 21, sheet 4A, occupation farmer, owned farm, widowed, 4 children, 4 living.8 
CensusShe appeared on the census of 6 May 1910 at District 14, Humphreys, Tennessee, ED 67, sheet 12A, no occupation, owned hom, widowed, 5 children, 4 living.9 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 12 January 1920 District 4, Humphreys, Tennessee, in the household of Alvester (Vester) Curtis Spann; ED 77, sheet 3B, occupation farmer, owneed famr, single, mother lived with him.10 
Death*Ida Curtis died on 18 December 1941 at Humphreys, Tennessee, at age 79; buried at the Anderson Cemetery.1,2,3 

Family

James Johnson Spann b. 4 Aug 1855, d. 22 Mar 1900
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1860.
  2. [S1082] Peg Zaremba, et al. Ted Russell, "Eli Curtis Research Files", Ancestral File.
  3. [S1073] Gladys P. Anderson and Jill K. Garrett, Humphreys County, Tennessee Cemeteries, Anderson Cemetery.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1870.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1880.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1880, 1900.
  7. [S1090] Marjorie Hood Fischer and Ruth Blake Burns, Humphreys County Marriages, Book F, page 7.
  8. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  9. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  10. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  11. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Ebenezer, Humphreys, Tennessee.

James Johnson Spann1,2,3

M, b. 4 August 1855, d. 22 March 1900
Last Edited10 Jul 2015
Birth*James Johnson Spann was born on 4 August 1855 at Humphreys, Tennessee; son of Jeramiah S. Spann and Annis McKelvey.1,2,3,4 
Marriage*He married Ida Curtis, daughter of Eli Thomas Curtis and Mary Anne Dunnagan, on 10 December 1881 at Humphreys, Tennessee; by J. W. Hensley, MG.1,2,3 
Death*James Johnson Spann died on 22 March 1900 at Humphreys, Tennessee, at age 44; buried at Anderson Cemetery.1,2,3,4 

Family

Ida Curtis b. 19 Oct 1862, d. 18 Dec 1941
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1880, 1900.
  2. [S1090] Marjorie Hood Fischer and Ruth Blake Burns, Humphreys County Marriages, Book F, page 7.
  3. [S1082] Peg Zaremba, et al. Ted Russell, "Eli Curtis Research Files", Ancestral File.
  4. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Anderson, Humphreys, Tennessee.
  5. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Ebenezer, Humphreys, Tennessee.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1900.

James Ernestine (Jimmie) Curtis1,2

F, b. 16 December 1870, d. 20 December 1915
FatherEli Thomas Curtis1,2 b. 10 Feb 1833, d. 15 Dec 1921
MotherMary Anne Dunnagan1,2 b. 15 Apr 1829, d. 2 Apr 1900
Last Edited11 Jul 2015
Birth*James Ernestine (Jimmie) Curtis was born on 16 December 1870 at Humphreys, Tennessee.1,2 
Married Name As of 20 February 1889,her married name was Meadow.1,2,3 
Marriage*She married William James Meadow on 20 February 1889 at Humphreys, Tennessee.1,2,3 
Census*James Ernestine (Jimmie) Curtis and William James Meadow appeared on the census of 16 June 1900 at District 8, Humphreys, Tennessee, ED 20, sheet 9A, occupation farmer, owned farm, married 11 years, 3 children at home.4 
CensusJames Ernestine (Jimmie) Curtis and William James Meadow appeared on the census of 3 May 1910 at District 8, Humphreys, Tennessee, ED 66m, sheet 18A, occupation farmer, owned farm, married 21 years, 6 children, 5 living.5 
Death*James Ernestine (Jimmie) Curtis died on 20 December 1915 at Humphreys, Tennessee, at age 45; buried at Crockett Graveyard.1,6,7 

Family

William James Meadow b. 5 Jan 1868, d. 16 Dec 1922
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1880.
  2. [S1082] Peg Zaremba, et al. Ted Russell, "Eli Curtis Research Files", Ancestral File.
  3. [S869] The Generations Network, Tennessee State Marriages 1780-2002.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  6. [S1402] Tennessee State Archives, Tennessee Death Certificates 1914-1955.
  7. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Crockett, Humphreys, Tennessee.
  8. [S1] Census of Population 1920, 1930.

William James Meadow1,2,3

M, b. 5 January 1868, d. 16 December 1922
Last Edited12 Jul 2015
Birth*William James Meadow was born on 5 January 1868 at Tennessee.4,2,5 
Married Name As of 20 February 1889,his married name was Curtis.1,2 
Marriage*He married James Ernestine (Jimmie) Curtis, daughter of Eli Thomas Curtis and Mary Anne Dunnagan, on 20 February 1889 at Humphreys, Tennessee.1,2,3 
Census*William James Meadow and James Ernestine (Jimmie) Curtis appeared on the census of 16 June 1900 at District 8, Humphreys, Tennessee, ED 20, sheet 9A, occupation farmer, owned farm, married 11 years, 3 children at home.6 
CensusWilliam James Meadow and James Ernestine (Jimmie) Curtis appeared on the census of 3 May 1910 at District 8, Humphreys, Tennessee, ED 66m, sheet 18A, occupation farmer, owned farm, married 21 years, 6 children, 5 living.7 
Census*William James Meadow appeared on the census of 7 January 1920 at Waverly, Humphreys, Tennessee, ED 74, sheet 6B, occupation laborer, owned home, widowed, 6 children.8 
Death*He died on 16 December 1922 at Waverly, Humphreys, Tennessee, at age 54; following an operation in a Nashville hospital; buried at Crockett Cemetery.9 

Family

James Ernestine (Jimmie) Curtis b. 16 Dec 1870, d. 20 Dec 1915
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1880.
  2. [S1082] Peg Zaremba, et al. Ted Russell, "Eli Curtis Research Files", Ancestral File.
  3. [S869] The Generations Network, Tennessee State Marriages 1780-2002.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1880, 1900.
  5. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Crockett, Humphreys, Tennessee.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  7. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  8. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  9. [S1402] Tennessee State Archives, Tennessee Death Certificates 1914-1955.
  10. [S1] Census of Population 1920, 1930.

Martha A. (Mattie) Box1,2

F, b. 19 December 1848, d. 28 February 1920
Last Edited1 Apr 2017
Birth*Martha A. (Mattie) Box was born on 19 December 1848 at Tennessee; daughter of Humphrey Lattimer and "Coaley."3,2,4 
Marriage*She married Henry H. Box on 14 April 1896 at Humphreys, Tennessee; prior marriage to Sarah Jane Brown.5 
Married Name As of 13 November 1902,her married name was Curtis.3,2,5 
Marriage*Martha A. (Mattie) Box married Eli Thomas Curtis, son of Eli Curtis and Jane (?), on 13 November 1902 at Humphreys, Tennessee.3,2,6 
(Witness) CensusMartha A. (Mattie) Box appeared on the census of 6 May 1910 District 14, Humphreys, Tennessee, in the household of Eli Thomas Curtis; ED 67, sheet 4A, occupation own income, owned farm, married 7 years, no one living with them.3 
Census*Martha A. (Mattie) Box and Eli Thomas Curtis appeared on the census of 13 January 1920 at District 4, Humphreys, Tennessee, ED 77, sheet 4A, occupation none, owned farm, no one living with them.7 
Death*Martha A. (Mattie) Box died on 28 February 1920 at District 14, Humphreys, Tennessee, at age 71; buried at Anderson Cemetery.4 

Family 1

Henry H. Box b. 5 Jul 1834, d. 16 Mar 1899

Family 2

Eli Thomas Curtis b. 10 Feb 1833, d. 15 Dec 1921

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1910, 1920.
  2. [S1082] Peg Zaremba, et al. Ted Russell, "Eli Curtis Research Files", Ancestral File.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  4. [S1402] Tennessee State Archives, Tennessee Death Certificates 1914-1955.
  5. [S869] The Generations Network, Tennessee State Marriages 1780-2002.
  6. [S879] Investory of the Estate of Andrew Hoover - Randolph County Court of Common Pleas and Quarter Sessions unknown file number (Randolph County, North Carolina).
  7. [S1] Census of Population 1920.

Charles Curtis1

M, b. 1871, d. before 1880
FatherEli Thomas Curtis1 b. 10 Feb 1833, d. 15 Dec 1921
MotherMary Anne Dunnagan1 b. 15 Apr 1829, d. 2 Apr 1900
Last Edited17 Jan 2006
Birth*Charles Curtis was born in 1871 at Humphreys, Tennessee.1 
Death*He died before 1880 at Humphreys, Tennessee.1 

Citations

  1. [S1082] Peg Zaremba, et al. Ted Russell, "Eli Curtis Research Files", Ancestral File.

Vandora Nowell1

F, b. 1858
FatherCullen Nowell1 b. 1803
MotherCyntha Curtis1 b. 1813, d. 13 Jan 1883
Last Edited21 Jan 2006
Birth*Vandora Nowell was born in 1858 at Benton, Tennessee.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 18 June 1860 Camden P.O., District 2, Benton, Tennessee, in the household of Cullen Nowell; page 300b, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $800, personal property at $2,240, 7 children at home; Jane, age 26, doesn't match with 1850 census list.1 
(Witness) CensusVandora Nowell appeared on the census of 12 August 1870 Camden P.O., District 2, Benton, Tennessee, in the household of Cyntha Curtis; page 455b, occupation keeping house, 4 children and a grandchild living with her, next to John Prince. (She does not appear in the Ancestry.com index.)2 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1860.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1870.

Cora E. Benfield1,2,3

F, b. 22 August 1891, d. 9 November 1972
Last Edited28 Oct 2017
Birth*Cora E. Benfield was born on 22 August 1891 at North Carolina; daughter of Andy Benfield and Mattie Underdown.2,4,5 
Married Name As of 22 October 1911,her married name was Curtis.1,2,3 
Marriage*She married Adam Joshua Curtis, son of Jones Wilburn Curtis and Nora Victoria Lingle, on 22 October 1911 at Caldwell, North Carolina.1,2,3 
(Witness) CensusCora E. Benfield appeared on the census of 5 January 1920 Hudson Town, Caldwell, North Carolina, in the household of Adam Joshua Curtis; ED 62, sheet 3A, occupation press-cotton mill, renting, 4 children at home.6 
(Witness) CensusCora E. Benfield appeared on the census of 15 April 1930 Hudson, Caldwell, North Carolina, in the household of Adam Joshua Curtis; ED 3, sheet 5B, occupation farmer, owned farm, 6 children at home.7 
Census*Cora E. Benfield and Adam Joshua Curtis appeared on the census of 12 April 1940 at Hudson, Caldwell County, North Carolina, ED 14-4, sheet 9B, occupation laborer-cotton mill, real estate valued at $1,000, 3 children.8 
Death*Cora E. Benfield died on 9 November 1972 at Lenoir, Caldwell, North Carolina, at age 81; buried at Mt. Zion Cemetery.2,4 

Family

Adam Joshua Curtis b. 24 Jan 1891, d. 26 Mar 1951
Children

Citations

  1. [S969] Caldwell County, North Carolina Registrar of Deeds, Caldwell County Marriages, Book 22, page 307.
  2. [S44] Social Security Death Index.
  3. [S1011] North Carolina State Archives, North Carolina Death Records.
  4. [S970] Caldwell County Registrar of Deeds, Caldwell County Death Records, Book 59, page 76.
  5. [S1605] Bureau of Vital Statistics and North Carolina State Archives North Carolina State Board of Health, North Carolina Death Certificates.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  7. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  8. [S1] Census of Population 1940.
  9. [S974] North Carolina Dept. of Health & Human Services, North Carolina Birth Records.

Dovard B. Curtis1

M, b. 22 October 1912, d. 22 January 1956
FatherAdam Joshua Curtis1 b. 24 Jan 1891, d. 26 Mar 1951
MotherCora E. Benfield1 b. 22 Aug 1891, d. 9 Nov 1972
Last Edited28 Oct 2017
Birth*Dovard B. Curtis was born on 22 October 1912 at Caldwell, North Carolina.1,2 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 5 January 1920 Hudson Town, Caldwell, North Carolina, in the household of Adam Joshua Curtis; ED 62, sheet 3A, occupation press-cotton mill, renting, 4 children at home.1 
Marriage*Dovard B. Curtis married Dorothy L. Duncan circa 1929 at North Carolina; no Caldwell marriage record.3 
Census*Dovard B. Curtis appeared on the census of 15 April 1930 at Hudson Twp., Caldwell, North Carolina, ED 3, sheet 5B, occupation farm laborer, renting, no children.3 
Census*He and Dorothy L. Duncan appeared on the census of 17 April 1940 at Hudson, Caldwell, North Carolina, ED 14-4, sheet 10A, occupation cotton mill, reale state valued at $200, 6 children.4 
Death*Dovard B. Curtis died on 22 January 1956 at Nash, North Carolina, at age 43.2,5 

Family

Dorothy L. Duncan b. 6 Aug 1912, d. 18 Jan 2003

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  2. [S44] Social Security Death Index.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1940.
  5. [S1011] North Carolina State Archives, North Carolina Death Records.

Della Mae Curtis1,2

F, b. 19 September 1913, d. 6 October 1957
FatherAdam Joshua Curtis1 b. 24 Jan 1891, d. 26 Mar 1951
MotherCora E. Benfield1 b. 22 Aug 1891, d. 9 Nov 1972
Last Edited28 Oct 2017
Birth*Della Mae Curtis was born on 19 September 1913 at Caldwell, North Carolina; no birth record.1,3,2 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 5 January 1920 Hudson Town, Caldwell, North Carolina, in the household of Adam Joshua Curtis; ED 62, sheet 3A, occupation press-cotton mill, renting, 4 children at home.1 
(Witness) CensusDella Mae Curtis appeared on the census of 15 April 1930 Hudson, Caldwell, North Carolina, in the household of Adam Joshua Curtis; ED 3, sheet 5B, occupation farmer, owned farm, 6 children at home.4 
Married Name As of 9 September 1932,her married name was Bentley.5 
Marriage*Della Mae Curtis married Loyd Albert Bentley on 9 September 1932 at Caldwell, North Carolina.5 
Death*Della Mae Curtis died on 6 October 1957 at Hudson, Caldwell, North Carolina, at age 44; occupation textile worker; married Lloyd A. Bentley; buried at Mt. Zion Cemetery.2 

Family

Loyd Albert Bentley b. 8 Oct 1909, d. 25 Sep 1970

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  2. [S1605] Bureau of Vital Statistics and North Carolina State Archives North Carolina State Board of Health, North Carolina Death Certificates.
  3. [S974] North Carolina Dept. of Health & Human Services, North Carolina Birth Records.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  5. [S2085] State of North Carolina, North Carolina Marriages 1759-1979.

Lillian Bernice Curtis1,2

F, b. 7 May 1916, d. 3 March 1963
FatherAdam Joshua Curtis1 b. 24 Jan 1891, d. 26 Mar 1951
MotherCora E. Benfield1 b. 22 Aug 1891, d. 9 Nov 1972
Last Edited28 Oct 2017
Birth*Lillian Bernice Curtis was born on 7 May 1916 at Caldwell, North Carolina.1,3 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 5 January 1920 Hudson Town, Caldwell, North Carolina, in the household of Adam Joshua Curtis; ED 62, sheet 3A, occupation press-cotton mill, renting, 4 children at home.1 
(Witness) CensusLillian Bernice Curtis appeared on the census of 15 April 1930 Hudson, Caldwell, North Carolina, in the household of Adam Joshua Curtis; ED 3, sheet 5B, occupation farmer, owned farm, 6 children at home.4 
Married Name As of 21 March 1934,her married name was Drum.2 
Marriage*Lillian Bernice Curtis married Albert Drum on 21 March 1934 at Caldwell, North Carolina.2 
Death*Lillian Bernice Curtis died on 3 March 1963 at Granite Falls, Caldwell, North Carolina, at age 46; from diabetic complications at the Valdese General Hospital; married Albert Drum; buried at Mt. Zion Cemetery in Caldwell County.3 

Family

Albert Drum b. 5 Jun 1911, d. 8 Jun 1976

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  2. [S2085] State of North Carolina, North Carolina Marriages 1759-1979.
  3. [S1605] Bureau of Vital Statistics and North Carolina State Archives North Carolina State Board of Health, North Carolina Death Certificates.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

Earl Lee Curtis1

M, b. 22 March 1918, d. 2 May 1976
FatherAdam Joshua Curtis1 b. 24 Jan 1891, d. 26 Mar 1951
MotherCora E. Benfield1 b. 22 Aug 1891, d. 9 Nov 1972
Last Edited28 Oct 2017
Marriage*Earl Lee Curtis married Louise (?)2 
Birth*Earl Lee Curtis was born on 22 March 1918 at Caldwell, North Carolina.1,3 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 5 January 1920 Hudson Town, Caldwell, North Carolina, in the household of Adam Joshua Curtis; ED 62, sheet 3A, occupation press-cotton mill, renting, 4 children at home.1 
(Witness) CensusEarl Lee Curtis appeared on the census of 15 April 1930 Hudson, Caldwell, North Carolina, in the household of Adam Joshua Curtis; ED 3, sheet 5B, occupation farmer, owned farm, 6 children at home.4 
Census*Earl Lee Curtis and Louise (?) appeared on the census of 17 April 1940 at Hudson, Caldwell, North Carolina, ED 14-4, sheet 10A, occupation laborer, 1 son, living with his parents.2 
Death*Earl Lee Curtis died on 2 May 1976 at Caldwell, North Carolina, at age 58.5 

Family

Louise (?) b. 1923

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1940.
  3. [S1011] North Carolina State Archives, North Carolina Death Records.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  5. [S970] Caldwell County Registrar of Deeds, Caldwell County Death Records, Book 63, page 82.

Oneda Beulah Curtis1,2,3

F, b. 25 November 1920, d. 18 November 1999
FatherAdam Joshua Curtis1 b. 24 Jan 1891, d. 26 Mar 1951
MotherCora E. Benfield1 b. 22 Aug 1891, d. 9 Nov 1972
Last Edited28 Oct 2017
Birth*Oneda Beulah Curtis was born on 25 November 1920 at Caldwell, North Carolina.1,2,3 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 15 April 1930 Hudson, Caldwell, North Carolina, in the household of Adam Joshua Curtis; ED 3, sheet 5B, occupation farmer, owned farm, 6 children at home.1 
Married Name As of 18 September 1939,her married name was Annas.2 
Marriage*Oneda Beulah Curtis married Cecil William (Billie) Annas on 18 September 1939 at Caldwell, North Carolina.2 
Death*Oneda Beulah Curtis died on 18 November 1999 at Caldwell, North Carolina, at age 78; buried at Mount Zion Baptist Church Cemetery.3 

Family

Cecil William (Billie) Annas b. 3 May 1920, d. 13 Feb 1972
Child

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  2. [S2085] State of North Carolina, North Carolina Marriages 1759-1979.
  3. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Mount Zion, Caldwell, North Carolina.

Adam Joshua Curtis Jr.1

M, b. 31 March 1923, d. 7 June 1948
FatherAdam Joshua Curtis1 b. 24 Jan 1891, d. 26 Mar 1951
MotherCora E. Benfield1 b. 22 Aug 1891, d. 9 Nov 1972
Last Edited28 Oct 2017
Birth*Adam Joshua Curtis Jr. was born on 31 March 1923 at Caldwell, North Carolina; no first name on birth record.1,2,3 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 15 April 1930 Hudson, Caldwell, North Carolina, in the household of Adam Joshua Curtis; ED 3, sheet 5B, occupation farmer, owned farm, 6 children at home.1 
(Witness) CensusAdam Joshua Curtis Jr. appeared on the census of 12 April 1940 Hudson, Caldwell County, North Carolina, in the household of Adam Joshua Curtis and Cora E. Benfield; ED 14-4, sheet 9B, occupation laborer-cotton mill, real estate valued at $1,000, 3 children.4 
Marriage*Adam Joshua Curtis Jr. married Mayme Duncan on 11 July 1941 at Caldwell, North CArolina.5 
DraftWW11* In 1942 Adam Joshua Curtis Jr. registered for the draft at Hudson, Caldwell, North Carolina; at the time, he was employed by unemployed, contact person his mother.6 
Death*He died on 7 June 1948 at Hudson, Caldwell, North Carolina, at age 25; from a heart attack in Lenoir; occupation textile employee; married Mayme Duncan; buried at Mt. Zion Cemetery.7 

Family

Mayme Duncan b. c 1923

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  2. [S974] North Carolina Dept. of Health & Human Services, North Carolina Birth Records.
  3. [S1605] Bureau of Vital Statistics and North Carolina State Archives North Carolina State Board of Health, North Carolina Death Certificates.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1940.
  5. [S2085] State of North Carolina, North Carolina Marriages 1759-1979.
  6. [S759] National Archives and Records Administration, World War II Draft Registration Cards.
  7. [S970] Caldwell County Registrar of Deeds, Caldwell County Death Records, Book 35, page 93.

Cloyd B. (Billie) Curtis1,2

M, b. 23 December 1929, d. 23 January 1988
FatherAdam Joshua Curtis1 b. 24 Jan 1891, d. 26 Mar 1951
MotherCora E. Benfield1 b. 22 Aug 1891, d. 9 Nov 1972
Last Edited28 Oct 2017
Birth*Cloyd B. (Billie) Curtis was born on 23 December 1929 at Caldwell, North Carolina.1,2,3 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 15 April 1930 Hudson, Caldwell, North Carolina, in the household of Adam Joshua Curtis; ED 3, sheet 5B, occupation farmer, owned farm, 6 children at home.1 
(Witness) CensusCloyd B. (Billie) Curtis appeared on the census of 12 April 1940 Hudson, Caldwell County, North Carolina, in the household of Adam Joshua Curtis and Cora E. Benfield; ED 14-4, sheet 9B, occupation laborer-cotton mill, real estate valued at $1,000, 3 children.4 
Death*Cloyd B. (Billie) Curtis died on 23 January 1988 at Grants, Cibola, New Mexico, at age 58; in Tucson while visiting friends, buried at Grants Cemetery, New Mexico.3,2 
ObitCloyd B. (Billie)'s obituary was published in the News-Topic on 27 January 1988:
The funeral for C.B. “Bill” Curtis, 58, of Grants, N.M., formerly of Hudson, was to be conducted at 11 p.m. today at Grants Mortuary by the Rev. Lowe of Hobbs, N.M. Burial was to be in Grants Cemetery. Curtis died Saturday night while he and his wife Myra were visiting friends in Tucson, Arizona. He was born Dec. 23, 1929, in Caldwell County, a son of the late Adam J. and Cora B. Curtis. He was preceded in death by two sisters and three brothers. Surviving are his wife; three sons, Johnny Curtis of Hobbs, N.M., Rodney Dale Curtis of the U.S. Navy and Marty Curtis of Portales, N.M; one daughter, Darlene Lowe of Hobbs, N.M; six grandchildren; one great grandchild and one sister, Oneda Annas of Hudson, N.C.2 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  2. [S1417] News-Topic, Caldwell County, North Carolina Obituaries.
  3. [S44] Social Security Death Index.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1940.

Dorothy L. Duncan1,2

F, b. 6 August 1912, d. 18 January 2003
Last Edited28 Oct 2017
Birth*Dorothy L. Duncan was born on 6 August 1912 at Catawba, North Carolina.1,2 
Married Name As of circa 1929,her married name was Curtis.1 
Marriage*She married Dovard B. Curtis, son of Adam Joshua Curtis and Cora E. Benfield, circa 1929 at North Carolina; no Caldwell marriage record.1 
(Witness) CensusDorothy L. Duncan appeared on the census of 15 April 1930 Hudson Twp., Caldwell, North Carolina, in the household of Dovard B. Curtis; ED 3, sheet 5B, occupation farm laborer, renting, no children.1 
Census*Dorothy L. Duncan and Dovard B. Curtis appeared on the census of 17 April 1940 at Hudson, Caldwell, North Carolina, ED 14-4, sheet 10A, occupation cotton mill, reale state valued at $200, 6 children.3 
Death*Dorothy L. Duncan died on 18 January 2003 at Wake, North Carolina, at age 90; buried at Mill Branch Cemetery in Rocky Mount.2 

Family

Dovard B. Curtis b. 22 Oct 1912, d. 22 Jan 1956

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  2. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Mill branch, Nash, North Carolina.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1940.

James Wesley Curtis1

M, b. 26 September 1909, d. 25 December 1988
FatherRufus Pedigrew Curtis1 b. 12 Jul 1888, d. 15 Jun 1968
MotherHaney Curtis1 b. 23 Dec 1891, d. 27 Sep 1967
Last Edited26 Jun 2008
Birth*James Wesley Curtis was born on 26 September 1909 at Caldwell, North Carolina.1,2,3 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 2 January 1920 Granite Falls Town, Caldwell, North Carolina, in the household of Rufus Pedigrew Curtis; ED 10, sheet 2A, occupation carder-cotton mill, renting, 4 children at home.1 
(Witness) CensusJames Wesley Curtis appeared on the census of 4 April 1930 Granite Falls, Caldwell, North Carolina, in the household of Rufus Pedigrew Curtis; ED 12, sheet 4B, occupation ____ drawing-cotton mill, renting-$4 month, 5 children at home.4 
Death*James Wesley Curtis died on 25 December 1988 at Lenoir, Caldwell, North Carolina, at age 79.5 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  2. [S1011] North Carolina State Archives, North Carolina Death Records.
  3. [S974] North Carolina Dept. of Health & Human Services, North Carolina Birth Records.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  5. [S970] Caldwell County Registrar of Deeds, Caldwell County Death Records, Book 75, page 122.

Emma Susan Curtis1,2

F, b. 27 April 1912
FatherRufus Pedigrew Curtis1 b. 12 Jul 1888, d. 15 Jun 1968
MotherHaney Curtis1 b. 23 Dec 1891, d. 27 Sep 1967
Last Edited26 Jun 2008
Birth*Emma Susan Curtis was born on 27 April 1912 at Caldwell, North Carolina.1,2 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 2 January 1920 Granite Falls Town, Caldwell, North Carolina, in the household of Rufus Pedigrew Curtis; ED 10, sheet 2A, occupation carder-cotton mill, renting, 4 children at home.1 
(Witness) CensusEmma Susan Curtis appeared on the census of 4 April 1930 Granite Falls, Caldwell, North Carolina, in the household of Rufus Pedigrew Curtis; ED 12, sheet 4B, occupation ____ drawing-cotton mill, renting-$4 month, 5 children at home.3 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  2. [S974] North Carolina Dept. of Health & Human Services, North Carolina Birth Records.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

William S. Curtis1,2

M, b. 15 May 1915
FatherRufus Pedigrew Curtis1 b. 12 Jul 1888, d. 15 Jun 1968
MotherHaney Curtis1 b. 23 Dec 1891, d. 27 Sep 1967
Last Edited26 Jun 2008
Birth*William S. Curtis was born on 15 May 1915 at Caldwell, North Carolina.1,2 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 2 January 1920 Granite Falls Town, Caldwell, North Carolina, in the household of Rufus Pedigrew Curtis; ED 10, sheet 2A, occupation carder-cotton mill, renting, 4 children at home.1 
(Witness) CensusWilliam S. Curtis appeared on the census of 4 April 1930 Granite Falls, Caldwell, North Carolina, in the household of Rufus Pedigrew Curtis; ED 12, sheet 4B, occupation ____ drawing-cotton mill, renting-$4 month, 5 children at home.3 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  2. [S974] North Carolina Dept. of Health & Human Services, North Carolina Birth Records.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

Lucy Irene Curtis1,2

F, b. 26 September 1919
FatherRufus Pedigrew Curtis1 b. 12 Jul 1888, d. 15 Jun 1968
MotherHaney Curtis1 b. 23 Dec 1891, d. 27 Sep 1967
Last Edited26 Jun 2008
Birth*Lucy Irene Curtis was born on 26 September 1919 at Caldwell, North Carolina.1,2 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 2 January 1920 Granite Falls Town, Caldwell, North Carolina, in the household of Rufus Pedigrew Curtis; ED 10, sheet 2A, occupation carder-cotton mill, renting, 4 children at home.1 
(Witness) CensusLucy Irene Curtis appeared on the census of 4 April 1930 Granite Falls, Caldwell, North Carolina, in the household of Rufus Pedigrew Curtis; ED 12, sheet 4B, occupation ____ drawing-cotton mill, renting-$4 month, 5 children at home.3 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  2. [S974] North Carolina Dept. of Health & Human Services, North Carolina Birth Records.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1930.