Lucille Curtis1

F, b. 8 January 1919, d. April 1984
FatherStanley (Jack) Curtis1 b. 27 Jan 1896, d. 5 Jun 1999
MotherMyrtle Johnson1 b. 25 Dec 1897
Last Edited9 Feb 2006
Birth*Lucille Curtis was born on 8 January 1919 at Morgan, Indiana.1,2 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 14 January 1920 Jefferson Twp., Morgan, Indiana, in the household of Stanley (Jack) Curtis; ED 200, sheet 4A, occupation farmer, renting 2 children at home.1 
Married Name As of 3 June 1939,her married name was Whaley.2 
Marriage*Lucille Curtis married Cecil Whaley on 3 June 1939 at Morgan, Indiana.2 
Death*Lucille Curtis died in April 1984 at Martinsville, Morgan, Indiana, at age 65.3 

Family

Cecil Whaley b. 10 Apr 1913, d. 3 May 1989

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  2. [S240] Works Progress Administration, Indiana Marriages 1845-1920, Morgan, Book C-22, page 10.
  3. [S44] Social Security Death Index.

June Irene Curtis1

F, b. 10 June 1919, d. 7 July 2013
FatherWallace Edward Curtis1 b. 29 Nov 1896, d. Sep 1978
MotherMary E. Northern1 b. 22 Aug 1900, d. Feb 1973
Last Edited26 Jul 2014
Married NameHer married name was June Irene Hacker. 
Married NameHer married name was June Irene Mosier. 
Birth*June Irene Curtis was born on 10 June 1919 at Martinsville, Morgan, Indiana.1,2 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 31 January 1920 Martinsville, Morgan, Indiana, in the household of Wallace Edward Curtis; ED 207, sheet 9B, occupation laborer-gravel pit, owned home, 1 child at home.1 
(Witness) CensusJune Irene Curtis appeared on the census of 15 April 1930 Jefferson Twp., Morgan, Indiana, in the household of Wallace Edward Curtis; ED 13, sheet 5B, occupation farmer, owned real estate valued at $2,500, radio, 2 children.3 
Residence*June Irene Curtis lived on 26 October 1988 at Martinsville, Morgan, Indiana; "Mrs. June Warthen."4 
Death*She died on 7 July 2013 at Mooresville, Morgan, Indiana, at age 94.2 
ObitJune Irene's obituary was published in the Costin Funeral Chapel on circa 8 July 2013:
June I. (Curtis) Mosier Hacker, 94, Mooresville, formerly of Martinsville, passed away at 11:20 a.m. on Sunday, July 7, 2013 at Meadow Lakes in Mooresville. She was born on Tuesday, June 10, 1919 in Martinsville, Indiana, to the late Wallace and Mary (Northern) Curtis. June was a 1937 graduate of Martinsville High School. She retired from the Morgan County Hospital and was a member of the First Baptist Church in Martinsville. She is survived by her son, Gary Mosier of Martinsville; four grandchildren; one great niece; seven great grandchildren. June was preceded in death by a son, James Mosier and sister, Helen Anderson. Graveside services will be 12:30 p.m. on Wednesday, July 10, 2013 at New South Park Cemetery with Pastor Larry Osmon officiating. Visitation will be on Wednesday prior to the graveside service from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 P.M. at Costin Funeral Chapel.2 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  2. [S1326] Reporter Times.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  4. [S1326] Reporter Times, Mr. & Mrs. Wallace Curtis, 26 October 1988.

Etta Winscott1,2

F, b. 24 January 1883, d. January 1972
Last Edited15 Apr 2007
Birth*Etta Winscott was born on 24 January 1883 at Indiana.1,2 
Married Name As of 14 April 1910,her married name was Curtis.1,2 
Marriage*She married Robert B. Curtis, son of David Andrew M. Curtis and Martha Frances Todd, on 14 April 1910 at Morgan, Indiana.1,2 
CensusEtta Winscott and Robert B. Curtis appeared on the census of 11 April 1930 at Adams Twp., Morgan, Indiana, ED 1, sheet 3B, occupation farmer, owned farm, no children.1 
Death*Etta Winscott died in January 1972 at Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana.3 

Family

Robert B. Curtis b. 14 Apr 1880, d. 1 Dec 1965

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  2. [S240] Works Progress Administration, Indiana Marriages 1845-1920, Morgan, Book C-10, page 165.
  3. [S44] Social Security Death Index.

Emma (?)1

F, b. 1903
Last Edited9 Feb 2006
Birth*Emma (?) was born in 1903 at Indiana.1 
Married Name As of circa 1928,her married name was Curtis.1 
Marriage*She married Estel Vennis Curtis, son of Oliver T. Curtis and Indiana (Anna) Sandy, circa 1928 at Morgan, Indiana.1 
(Witness) CensusEmma (?) appeared on the census of 12 April 1930 Adams Twp., Morgan, Indiana, in the household of Estel Vennis Curtis; ED 1, sheet 4A, occupation farmer, renting, no children.1 

Family

Estel Vennis Curtis b. 12 Sep 1899, d. Sep 1986

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

Mae Neier1,2,3

F, b. 12 January 1902, d. 7 September 1982
Last Edited26 Jul 2014
Birth*Mae Neier was born on 12 January 1902 at Indiana.1,2 
Married Name As of July 1925,her married name was Curtis.1,3 
Marriage*She married Ansel J. Curtis, son of Charles M. Curtis and Nora M. Moss, in July 1925 at Indiana; no marriage record found.1,3 
(Witness) CensusMae Neier appeared on the census of 12 April 1930 Adams Twp., Morgan, Indiana, in the household of Ansel J. Curtis; ED 1, sheet 4A, occupation farmer, living with mother, 2 children.1 
Census*Mae Neier and Ansel J. Curtis appeared on the census of 19 April 1940 at Adams Twp., Morgan, Indiana, ED 55-1, sheet 4B, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $500, 3 children and mother.4 
Death*Mae Neier died on 7 September 1982 at Stilesville, Hendricks, Indiana, at age 80.2,5 

Family

Ansel J. Curtis b. 5 Mar 1897, d. 11 Jan 1989
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  2. [S44] Social Security Death Index.
  3. [S1245] Brownsburg and Plainfield Public Libraries, Hendricks County Obituaries, Guide-Gazette, 17 January 1989.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1940.
  5. [S1245] Brownsburg and Plainfield Public Libraries, Hendricks County Obituaries, The Guide, 17 January 1989.

Priscilla Curtis1

F, b. 27 February 1927, d. 21 March 2002
FatherAnsel J. Curtis1 b. 5 Mar 1897, d. 11 Jan 1989
MotherMae Neier1 b. 12 Jan 1902, d. 7 Sep 1982
Last Edited2 Apr 2007
Birth*Priscilla Curtis was born on 27 February 1927 at Morgan, Indiana.1,2,3 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 12 April 1930 Adams Twp., Morgan, Indiana, in the household of Ansel J. Curtis; ED 1, sheet 4A, occupation farmer, living with mother, 2 children.1 
(Witness) CensusPriscilla Curtis appeared on the census of 19 April 1940 Adams Twp., Morgan, Indiana, in the household of Ansel J. Curtis and Mae Neier; ED 55-1, sheet 4B, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $500, 3 children and mother.4 
Death*Priscilla Curtis died on 21 March 2002 at Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, at age 75; married Robert D. Hillery.3,5 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  2. [S1245] Brownsburg and Plainfield Public Libraries, Hendricks County Obituaries, The Guide, 17 January 1989.
  3. [S44] Social Security Death Index.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1940.
  5. [S1245] Brownsburg and Plainfield Public Libraries, Hendricks County Obituaries, Guide-Gazette, 17 January 1989.

John Alden Curtis1

M, b. 1928
FatherAnsel J. Curtis1 b. 5 Mar 1897, d. 11 Jan 1989
MotherMae Neier1 b. 12 Jan 1902, d. 7 Sep 1982
Last Edited21 Nov 2012
Birth*John Alden Curtis was born in 1928 at Morgan, Indiana.1 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 12 April 1930 Adams Twp., Morgan, Indiana, in the household of Ansel J. Curtis; ED 1, sheet 4A, occupation farmer, living with mother, 2 children.1 
(Witness) CensusJohn Alden Curtis appeared on the census of 19 April 1940 Adams Twp., Morgan, Indiana, in the household of Ansel J. Curtis and Mae Neier; ED 55-1, sheet 4B, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $500, 3 children and mother.2 
Residence*John Alden Curtis lived on 17 January 1989 at Stilesville, Hendricks, Indiana.3 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1940.
  3. [S1245] Brownsburg and Plainfield Public Libraries, Hendricks County Obituaries, Guide-Gazette, 17 January 1989.

Osie King1,2

F, b. between 1890 and 1910, d. 1929
Last Edited3 Aug 2008
Birth*Osie King was born between 1890 and 1910.1 
Married Name As of circa 1924,her married name was Curtis.1 
Marriage*She married Frank Curtis, son of Emezire D. (Emaziah) (Bucker) Curtis and Rachel E. Mosier, on 31 December 1924 at Danville, Hendricks, Indiana.1,3 
Death*Osie King died in 1929 at Morgan, Indiana.3 

Family

Frank Curtis b. 7 Mar 1885, d. 23 Dec 1965
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  2. [S1396] Betty Jo Blunk, "Blunk Family Files", Ancestral File.
  3. [S1326] Reporter Times, Frank Curtis, 24 December 1965.

Mable L. Curtis1

F, b. 22 March 1926, d. 25 December 2003
FatherFrank Curtis1 b. 7 Mar 1885, d. 23 Dec 1965
MotherOsie King1 b. bt 1890 - 1910, d. 1929
Last Edited3 Aug 2008
Birth*Mable L. Curtis was born on 22 March 1926 at Morgan, Indiana.1,2 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 25 April 1930 Adams Twp., Morgan, Indiana, in the household of Frank Curtis; ED 1, sheet 8B, occupation stock farmer, owned farm, widowed, 2 children at home.1 
(Witness) CensusMable L. Curtis appeared on the census of 19 April 1940 Adams Twp., Morgan, Indiana, in the household of Frank Curtis; ED 55-1, sheet 4A, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $750, widowed, 2 daughters.3 
Residence*Mable L. Curtis lived on 24 December 1965 at Greencastle, Putnam, Indiana; married name Kiger.4 
Death*She died on 25 December 2003 at Terre Haute, Vigo, Indiana, at age 77.2 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  2. [S44] Social Security Death Index.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1940.
  4. [S1326] Reporter Times, Frank Curtis, 24 December 1965.

Marie Curtis1

F, b. 1929
FatherFrank Curtis1 b. 7 Mar 1885, d. 23 Dec 1965
MotherOsie King1 b. bt 1890 - 1910, d. 1929
Last Edited21 Nov 2012
Birth*Marie Curtis was born in 1929 at Morgan, Indiana.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 25 April 1930 Adams Twp., Morgan, Indiana, in the household of Frank Curtis; ED 1, sheet 8B, occupation stock farmer, owned farm, widowed, 2 children at home.1 
(Witness) CensusMarie Curtis appeared on the census of 19 April 1940 Adams Twp., Morgan, Indiana, in the household of Frank Curtis; ED 55-1, sheet 4A, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $750, widowed, 2 daughters.2 
Residence*Marie Curtis lived on 24 December 1965 at Monrovia, Morgan, Indiana; married name Bennett.3 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1940.
  3. [S1326] Reporter Times, Frank Curtis, 24 December 1965.

Eugene Earl Curtis1

M, b. 2 April 1918, d. 5 September 1999
FatherRobert Earl Curtis2 b. 30 Jun 1894, d. 15 Jan 1924
MotherSarah J. Alexander2 b. 20 Aug 1896, d. 1 Sep 1988
Last Edited26 Jul 2014
Birth*Eugene Earl Curtis was born on 2 April 1918 at Morgan, Indiana.2,3 
Name Variation As of 2 April 1918, Eugene Earl Curtis was also known as Earl Eugene. 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 26 January 1920 Jefferson Twp., Morgan, Indiana, in the household of Robert Earl Curtis; ED 201, sheet 2B, occupation farm laborer, renting, 1 child at home.2 
(Witness) CensusEugene Earl Curtis appeared on the census of 2 April 1930 Jefferson Twp., Morgan, Indiana, in the household of Sarah J. Alexander; ED 13, sheet 1A, occupation none, widowed, living with her sister Lora Alexander, 2 children.1 
(Witness) CensusEugene Earl Curtis appeared on the census of 6 April 1940 Jefferson Twp., Morgan, Indiana, in the household of Sarah J. Alexander; ED 55-13, sheet 5B, widowed, renting, living with her two sons, both single farmers, and her mother Addie Alexander.4 
Death*Eugene Earl Curtis died on 5 September 1999 at Martinsville, Morgan, Indiana, at age 81.3 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  3. [S44] Social Security Death Index.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1940.

Maurice P. Curtis1,2

M, b. 1922
FatherRobert Earl Curtis1 b. 30 Jun 1894, d. 15 Jan 1924
MotherSarah J. Alexander1 b. 20 Aug 1896, d. 1 Sep 1988
Last Edited21 Nov 2012
Birth*Maurice P. Curtis was born in 1922 at Morgan, Indiana.1,2 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 2 April 1930 Jefferson Twp., Morgan, Indiana, in the household of Sarah J. Alexander; ED 13, sheet 1A, occupation none, widowed, living with her sister Lora Alexander, 2 children.1 
(Witness) CensusMaurice P. Curtis appeared on the census of 6 April 1940 Jefferson Twp., Morgan, Indiana, in the household of Sarah J. Alexander; ED 55-13, sheet 5B, widowed, renting, living with her two sons, both single farmers, and her mother Addie Alexander.3 
Milit-Beg*Maurice P. Curtis began military service on 18 November 1942 at Morgan, Indiana, In the U.S. Army, enlisting in Indianapolis, for the duration of the war; high school graduate, occupation automobile serviceman.2 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  2. [S1392] National Archives and Records Administration, World War II Army Enlistment Records.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1940.

Helen Curtis1

F, b. 23 August 1920
FatherWallace Edward Curtis1 b. 29 Nov 1896, d. Sep 1978
MotherMary E. Northern1 b. 22 Aug 1900, d. Feb 1973
Last Edited26 Jul 2014
Birth*Helen Curtis was born on 23 August 1920 at Morgan, Indiana; marriage record says 1919, day month assumed correct.1,2 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 15 April 1930 Jefferson Twp., Morgan, Indiana, in the household of Wallace Edward Curtis; ED 13, sheet 5B, occupation farmer, owned real estate valued at $2,500, radio, 2 children.1 
Married Name As of 21 January 1936,her married name was Hamm.2 
Marriage*Helen Curtis married Cleo Hamm on 21 January 1936 at Morgan, Indiana.2 
Census*Helen Curtis and Cleo Hamm appeared on the census of 14 May 1940 at Jefferson Twp., Morgan, Indiana, ED 55-13, sheet 11B, occupation laborer, renting, 1 daughter; household is crossed out on census form.3 
Residence*Helen Curtis lived on 26 October 1988 at Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana; married name Davis.4 

Family

Cleo Hamm b. 27 Sep 1914

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  2. [S240] Works Progress Administration, Indiana Marriages 1845-1920, Morgan, Book C-20, page 524.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1940.
  4. [S1326] Reporter Times, Mr. & Mrs. Wallace Curtis, 26 October 1988.

Audrey Rose Riley1,2

F, b. 1 March 1905, d. February 1973
Last Edited6 Aug 2008
Birth*Audrey Rose Riley was born on 1 March 1905 at Indiana.1,2 
Married Name As of 15 March 1925,her married name was Curtis.1,2 
Marriage*She married Robert Ray Curtis, son of Robert B. Curtis and Bertha Felkins, on 15 March 1925 at Morgan, Indiana.1,2 
(Witness) CensusAudrey Rose Riley appeared on the census of 3 April 1930 Martinsville, Morgan, Indiana, in the household of Robert Ray Curtis; ED 20, sheet 2b, occupation undertaker, renting-$25 month, no children.1 
Death*Audrey Rose Riley died in February 1973 at Fort Lauderdale, Broward, Florida, at age 67.3 

Family

Robert Ray Curtis b. 27 Aug 1901

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  2. [S240] Works Progress Administration, Indiana Marriages 1845-1920, Morgan, Book C-15, page 402.
  3. [S44] Social Security Death Index.

Mary Dea Smith1,2,3,4

F, b. 9 October 1893, d. 28 February 1967
Last Edited26 Jul 2014
Birth*Mary Dea Smith was born on 9 October 1893 at Eminence, Monroe, Indiana; daughter of Alfred M. Smith and Emma Jane Garison.1,5,4 
Marriage*She married Glenn Melba Curtis, son of George Washington Curtis and Gertrude Alexander, on 24 December 1917 at Morgan, Indiana.1,2 
(Witness) CensusMary Dea Smith appeared on the census of 7 January 1920 Martinsville, Morgan, Indiana, in the household of Glenn Melba Curtis; ED 20, sheet 5A, occupation teacher-physical director, high school, living with Alfred & Emma Smith, no children.6 
(Witness) CensusMary Dea Smith appeared on the census of 14 April 1930 Martinsville, Morgan, Indiana, in the household of Glenn Melba Curtis; ED 20, sheet 10B, occupation teacher-public school, renting, no children.1 
Census*Mary Dea Smith and Glenn Melba Curtis appeared on the census of 9 April 1940 at Martinsville, Morgan, Indiana, ED 55-21, sheet 6A, occupation teacher-public school, lived with the Smiths, no children.7 
Death*Mary Dea Smith died on 28 February 1967 at Fort Lauderdale, Broward, Florida, at age 73; retired teacher; buried at Greenlawn Cemetery.8,5,9,4 
ObitMary Dea's obituary was published in the Unknown Newspaper on circa 5 March 1967:
Funeral services for Mrs. Glenn Curtis of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., took place in Martinsville, her former home, Saturday afternoon. The Rev. J.D. MacDonald conducted the service in the E.C. Holmes and Son Chapel, where Mrs. William Reynolds played organ selections. The burial was in Greenlawn Cemetery where pallbearers were Charles Avery, Hugh Kersey, Stanley Byram, Evart Smith, When G. Hochstetler and Burchard Horton. Mrs. Curtis, who had been ill for several months, was born in the Eminence community but had lived in Martinsville the greater part of her life. Her late husband was a long-time coach of the Martinsville High School basketball team and during the last years before his retirement was superintendent of the local school.5,4 

Family

Glenn Melba Curtis b. 4 Mar 1894, d. 24 Nov 1958

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  2. [S240] Works Progress Administration, Indiana Marriages 1845-1920, Morgan, Book C-12, page 553.
  3. [S1110] D.A.R. White Lick Chapter, Morgan County, Indiana Cemetery Records.
  4. [S1634] Indiana Public Library Morgan County, Genealogy Files, single page information sheet.
  5. [S1326] Reporter Times.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  7. [S1] Census of Population 1940.
  8. [S1110] D.A.R. White Lick Chapter, Morgan County, Indiana Cemetery Records, Greenlawn.
  9. [S295] Florida State Department of Health, Florida Death Index.

Ilene Curtis1

F, b. 1925
FatherHobart V. Curtis1 b. 28 Jun 1898, d. Aug 1980
MotherFern Daggy1 b. 25 Oct 1904, d. Jul 1981
Last Edited21 Nov 2012
Birth*Ilene Curtis was born in 1925 at Morgan, Indiana.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 3 April 1930 Martinsville, Morgan, Indiana, in the household of Hobart V. Curtis and Fern Daggy; ED 21, sheet 4A, occupation laborer - coal yard, renting-$7 month, 3 children at home.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

Ruth Curtis1

F, b. 1927
FatherHobart V. Curtis1 b. 28 Jun 1898, d. Aug 1980
MotherFern Daggy1 b. 25 Oct 1904, d. Jul 1981
Last Edited21 Nov 2012
Birth*Ruth Curtis was born in 1927 at Morgan, Indiana.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 3 April 1930 Martinsville, Morgan, Indiana, in the household of Hobart V. Curtis and Fern Daggy; ED 21, sheet 4A, occupation laborer - coal yard, renting-$7 month, 3 children at home.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

Lawrence F. Curtis1,2

M, b. 16 December 1929, d. 19 September 2007
FatherHobart V. Curtis1 b. 28 Jun 1898, d. Aug 1980
MotherFern Daggy1 b. 25 Oct 1904, d. Jul 1981
Last Edited5 Aug 2008
(Witness) CensusLawrence F. Curtis appeared on the census of 20 January 1920 Prairie Lea, Caldwell, Texas, in the household of John Riley Curtis and Molly Payne; ED 56, sheet 9B, occupation farm laborer, renting, 5 children at home.3 
Birth*Lawrence F. Curtis was born on 16 December 1929 at Morgan, Indiana.1,2 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 3 April 1930 Martinsville, Morgan, Indiana, in the household of Hobart V. Curtis and Fern Daggy; ED 21, sheet 4A, occupation laborer - coal yard, renting-$7 month, 3 children at home.1 
Death*Lawrence F. Curtis died on 19 September 2007 at Mooresville, Morgan, Indiana, at age 77; married Iris Madine Hatfield; buried at Nebo memorial Park Cemetery.2,4 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  2. [S44] Social Security Death Index.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  4. [S1634] Indiana Public Library Morgan County, Genealogy Files, Mooresville Public Library Obituary Finder.

Stella Edella Freeman1,2

F, b. 18 July 1881, d. 17 October 1957
Last Edited4 Aug 2008
Birth*Stella Edella Freeman was born on 18 July 1881 at Jasper, Illinois; daughter of Frances Freeman and Mary Malcolm; first marriage to Lewis, no marriage record found.1,3,2 
Married Name As of 22 April 1913,her married name was Curtis.1 
Marriage*She married Charles Vandiver Curtis, son of William Calvin Curtis and Mary Kezziah Moore, on 22 April 1913 at Morgan, Indiana.1 
(Witness) CensusStella Edella Freeman appeared on the census of 5 February 1920 Martinsville, Morgan, Indiana, in the household of Charles Vandiver Curtis; ED 207, sheet 18B, occupation carpenter-chair factory, renting, 5 children at home.3 
(Witness) CensusStella Edella Freeman appeared on the census of 3 April 1930 Martinsville, Morgan, Indiana, in the household of Charles Vandiver Curtis; ED 21, sheet 4A, occupation factory laborer, renting-$6 month, 2 children and a step-daughter Hazel Lewis.4 
Death*Stella Edella Freeman died on 17 October 1957 at Martinsville, Morgan, Indiana, at age 76; buried at the Foster Cemetery.5,2 
ObitStella Edella's obituary was published in the Unknown Newspaper on 18 October 1957:
After having been ill only since Tuesday, Mrs. Stella Curtis, 76, of 490 West Pike Street died Thursday evening at 7:30 in the Morgan County Memorial Hospital. She had been taken to the hospital when she became ill. Mrs. Curtis was born in Jasper County, Ill., July 18 1881, but had lived here since her marriage to Edward Lewis in 1901. Her parents were Francis and Mary Malcolm Freeman. Mr. Lewis died in 1911, and in 1913 she was married to Charles Curtis. Mrs. Curtis died in 1945. Mrs. Curtis was a member of the Mt. Olive Methodist Church but had been attending the local Nazarene Church for the past several years.
Surviving here are two daughters and a son, Mrs. Ethel Hill, Miss Hazel Lewis, and Ralph Curtis, all of Martinsville, and five grandchildren. A daughter, Mrs. Grace Bellah, died in 1946, and a son, Robert, died in infancy. She also leaves two stepdaughters, Mrs. Zora Payton of Martinsville and Mrs. Lavearn Newby of Indianapolis; three stepsons, Wallace and Ward Curtis, both of Martinsville R.R., and Hobart Curtis of Martinsville; and several step-grandchildren. George Freeman of Martinsville is a brother. Another brother and two sisters are deceased. The Rev. Earl Marvel will conduct her funeral services Sunday afternoon at 3 o’clock in the Cure and Hensley Chapel. Interment will follow in the Foster Cemetery.
----
A large number of friends and relatives paid final tribute to Mrs. Stella Curtis of 490 West Pike Street, who died Thursday, during last rites Sunday afternoon at 3 o’clock. Conducting the service in the Cure and Hensley Chapel was the Rev. Earl Marvel. Mrs. Edward James played organ selections and accompanied Mrs. William Reynolds and Mrs. Donald Johnston who sang “Abide With Me” and “Beyond the Sunset.” Interment took place in the Foster Cemetery. Casket bearers were Vern Bowman, William and Wendell Phillips, Lester Williams, Ernest Dixon, and Harold Clodfelder. Friends of the family carried flowers. [21 October 1957]6 

Family

Charles Vandiver Curtis b. 16 Feb 1876, d. 2 May 1945
Children

Citations

  1. [S240] Works Progress Administration, Indiana Marriages 1845-1920, Morgan, Book C-11, page 168.
  2. [S1634] Indiana Public Library Morgan County, Genealogy Files.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  5. [S1110] D.A.R. White Lick Chapter, Morgan County, Indiana Cemetery Records, Foster.
  6. [S1326] Reporter Times.

Grace Curtis1

F, b. 29 November 1913, d. 1946
FatherCharles Vandiver Curtis1 b. 16 Feb 1876, d. 2 May 1945
MotherStella Edella Freeman1 b. 18 Jul 1881, d. 17 Oct 1957
Last Edited2 Aug 2008
Birth*Grace Curtis was born on 29 November 1913 at Morgan, Indiana.1,2 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 5 February 1920 Martinsville, Morgan, Indiana, in the household of Charles Vandiver Curtis; ED 207, sheet 18B, occupation carpenter-chair factory, renting, 5 children at home.3 
(Witness) CensusGrace Curtis appeared on the census of 3 April 1930 Martinsville, Morgan, Indiana, in the household of Charles Vandiver Curtis; ED 21, sheet 4A, occupation factory laborer, renting-$6 month, 2 children and a step-daughter Hazel Lewis.1 
Married Name As of 25 December 1935,her married name was Bellah.4,2 
Marriage*Grace Curtis married Hayward S. Bellah on 25 December 1935 at Morgan, Indiana.4,2 
Death*Grace Curtis died in 1946 at Indiana; buried at Greenlawn Cemetery in Morgan County.5 

Family

Hayward S. Bellah b. 29 Oct 1911, d. 30 Sep 1989

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  2. [S240] Works Progress Administration, Indiana Marriages 1845-1920, Morgan, Book C-20, page 581.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  4. [S44] Social Security Death Index.
  5. [S1110] D.A.R. White Lick Chapter, Morgan County, Indiana Cemetery Records, Greenlawn.

Ralph Curtis1

M, b. 15 February 1916, d. 31 August 1992
FatherCharles Vandiver Curtis1 b. 16 Feb 1876, d. 2 May 1945
MotherStella Edella Freeman1 b. 18 Jul 1881, d. 17 Oct 1957
Last Edited3 Aug 2008
Birth*Ralph Curtis was born on 15 February 1916 at Morgan, Indiana.1,2 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 5 February 1920 Martinsville, Morgan, Indiana, in the household of Charles Vandiver Curtis; ED 207, sheet 18B, occupation carpenter-chair factory, renting, 5 children at home.3 
(Witness) CensusRalph Curtis appeared on the census of 3 April 1930 Martinsville, Morgan, Indiana, in the household of Charles Vandiver Curtis; ED 21, sheet 4A, occupation factory laborer, renting-$6 month, 2 children and a step-daughter Hazel Lewis.1 
Milit-Beg*Ralph Curtis began military service on 17 January 1941 at Morgan, Indiana, as a Corporal, U.S. Army Infantry National Guard; height 6'2", weight 175, single.4 
Marriage*He married Juanita Elizabeth Hobson on 12 March 1944 at Indiana.5 
Death*Ralph Curtis died on 31 August 1992 at Martinsville, Morgan, Indiana, at age 76; buried at Greenwood Cemetery.2,6 

Family

Juanita Elizabeth Hobson b. 16 Mar 1917, d. 1 Sep 2002

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  2. [S44] Social Security Death Index.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  4. [S1392] National Archives and Records Administration, World War II Army Enlistment Records.
  5. [S1110] D.A.R. White Lick Chapter, Morgan County, Indiana Cemetery Records.
  6. [S1110] D.A.R. White Lick Chapter, Morgan County, Indiana Cemetery Records, Greenwood.

Zora Curtis1

F, b. 1 April 1905, d. 3 January 1995
FatherCharles Vandiver Curtis1 b. 16 Feb 1876, d. 2 May 1945
MotherEmma R. Howell1 b. 13 Jan 1875, d. 13 Sep 1909
Last Edited9 Feb 2006
Birth*Zora Curtis was born on 1 April 1905 at Morgan, Indiana.1,2 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 5 February 1920 Martinsville, Morgan, Indiana, in the household of Charles Vandiver Curtis; ED 207, sheet 18B, occupation carpenter-chair factory, renting, 5 children at home.1 
Marriage*Zora Curtis married Paul Payton on 7 January 1924 at Morgan, Indiana.2 
Married Name As of 7 January 1924,her married name was Payton.2 
Death*Zora Curtis died on 3 January 1995 at Martinsville, Morgan, Indiana, at age 89.3 

Family

Paul Payton b. 28 Jul 1890, d. Feb 1974

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  2. [S240] Works Progress Administration, Indiana Marriages 1845-1920, Morgan, Book C-15, page 154.
  3. [S44] Social Security Death Index.

Mary Ann (Anna or Annie) Pleake1,2,3

F, b. 3 March 1861, d. 24 May 1946
Last Edited5 Aug 2008
Birth*Mary Ann (Anna or Annie) Pleake was born on 3 March 1861 at Morgan, Indiana.1,4 
Married Name As of 16 July 1883,her married name was Curtis.1,2 
Marriage*She married Daniel Curtis, son of Calvin Curtis and Euphemia Johnson, on 16 July 1883 at Morgan, Indiana.1,2 
CensusMary Ann (Anna or Annie) Pleake and Daniel Curtis appeared on the census of 1 June 1900 at Fairmont Twp., Los Angeles, California, ED 108, sheet 2B, occupation farmer, owned farm, married 16 years, 4 children, 4 living.1 
CensusMary Ann (Anna or Annie) Pleake and Daniel Curtis appeared on the census of 2 January 1920 at Fairmont Twp., Los Angeles, California, ED 53, sheet 1A, occupation farmer, owned farm, 1 son at home.5 
CensusMary Ann (Anna or Annie) Pleake and Daniel Curtis appeared on the census of 6 April 1930 at Fairmont Twp., Los Angeles, California, ED 325, sheet 7A, occupation rancher-dry farmer, no children at home.5 
Death*Mary Ann (Anna or Annie) Pleake died on 24 May 1946 at Los Angeles, California, at age 85.4 

Family

Daniel Curtis b. 4 May 1863, d. 29 Aug 1943
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  2. [S240] Works Progress Administration, Indiana Marriages 1845-1920, Morgan, Book C-2, page 449.
  3. [S1397] "A Short History of the Pleakes."
  4. [S230] California Vital Statistics, death record.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1920.

George A. (or L.) Curtis1

M, b. April 1884
FatherDaniel Curtis2 b. 4 May 1863, d. 29 Aug 1943
MotherMary Ann (Anna or Annie) Pleake2 b. 3 Mar 1861, d. 24 May 1946
Last Edited9 Feb 2006
Birth*George A. (or L.) Curtis was born in April 1884 at Morgan, Indiana.2 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 1 June 1900 Fairmont Twp., Los Angeles, California, in the household of Daniel Curtis and Mary Ann (Anna or Annie) Pleake; ED 108, sheet 2B, occupation farmer, owned farm, married 16 years, 4 children, 4 living.2 
Census*George A. (or L.) Curtis appeared on the census of 18 April 1910 at Fairmont Twp., Los Angeles, California, ED 30, sheet 2A, occupation farmer, renting, two hired men living with him.2 
NoteB* Not found in 1920 census; no further record.3 

Citations

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

Franklin Curtis1

M, b. September 1885
FatherDaniel Curtis1 b. 4 May 1863, d. 29 Aug 1943
MotherMary Ann (Anna or Annie) Pleake1 b. 3 Mar 1861, d. 24 May 1946
Last Edited9 Feb 2006
Birth*Franklin Curtis was born in September 1885 at Morgan, Indiana.1 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 1 June 1900 Fairmont Twp., Los Angeles, California, in the household of Daniel Curtis and Mary Ann (Anna or Annie) Pleake; ED 108, sheet 2B, occupation farmer, owned farm, married 16 years, 4 children, 4 living.1 
NoteB* Not found in census reports; no further record.2 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1910-1930.

Adeline G. Curtis1

F, b. October 1887
FatherDaniel Curtis1 b. 4 May 1863, d. 29 Aug 1943
MotherMary Ann (Anna or Annie) Pleake1 b. 3 Mar 1861, d. 24 May 1946
Last Edited9 Feb 2006
Birth*Adeline G. Curtis was born in October 1887 at Morgan, Indiana.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 1 June 1900 Fairmont Twp., Los Angeles, California, in the household of Daniel Curtis and Mary Ann (Anna or Annie) Pleake; ED 108, sheet 2B, occupation farmer, owned farm, married 16 years, 4 children, 4 living.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1900.

Lyman O. Curtis1

M, b. June 1892
FatherDaniel Curtis1 b. 4 May 1863, d. 29 Aug 1943
MotherMary Ann (Anna or Annie) Pleake1 b. 3 Mar 1861, d. 24 May 1946
Last Edited9 Feb 2006
Birth*Lyman O. Curtis was born in June 1892 at Morgan, Indiana.1 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 1 June 1900 Fairmont Twp., Los Angeles, California, in the household of Daniel Curtis and Mary Ann (Anna or Annie) Pleake; ED 108, sheet 2B, occupation farmer, owned farm, married 16 years, 4 children, 4 living.1 
(Witness) CensusLyman O. Curtis appeared on the census of 2 January 1920 Fairmont Twp., Los Angeles, California, in the household of Daniel Curtis and Mary Ann (Anna or Annie) Pleake; ED 53, sheet 1A, occupation farmer, owned farm, 1 son at home.2 
NoteB* Not found in 1930 census; no further record.3 

Citations

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

Charles W. Bange1,2

M, b. 21 July 1869, d. 24 February 1956
Last Edited2 Aug 2008
Birth*Charles W. Bange was born on 21 July 1869 at Indiana.1,3 
Marriage*He married Laura Alma Curtis, daughter of William Calvin Curtis and Mary Kezziah Moore, on 20 May 1890 at Morgan, Indiana.1,2 
Census*Charles W. Bange and Laura Alma Curtis appeared on the census of 3 June 1900 at Jefferson Twp., Morgan, Indiana, ED 50, sheet 2A, occupation farmer, renting, married 10 years, 5 children, 5 living.4 
Census*Charles W. Bange and Laura Alma Curtis appeared on the census of 27 April 1910 at Wayne Twp., Marion, Indiana, ED 29, sheet 7B, occupation real estate dealer, married 19 years, 6 children, 5 living, 5 at home.1 
CensusCharles W. Bange and Laura Alma Curtis appeared on the census of 15 January 1920 at Wayne Twp., Marion, Indiana, ED 23, sheet 10A, occupation dealer-real estate, owned home, 1 son at home.5 
CensusCharles W. Bange and Laura Alma Curtis appeared on the census of 5 May 1930 at Noblesville, Hamilton, Indiana, ED 19, sheet 11A, occupation real estate agent, living with Mary and Burnette Jones.6 
Death*Charles W. Bange died on 24 February 1956 at Morgan, Indiana, at age 86; buried at Mt. Olive Cemetery.7 

Family

Laura Alma Curtis b. 1872, d. 7 Feb 1958
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  2. [S240] Works Progress Administration, Indiana Marriages 1845-1920, Morgan, Book C-3, page 514.
  3. [S1110] D.A.R. White Lick Chapter, Morgan County, Indiana Cemetery Records, Mt. Olive.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  7. [S1632] Unknown, "William Calvin Curtis Family."
  8. [S1633] Sherry C. Trella, Bange & Curtis families in "Bange or Benge," listserve message 5 sep 2001.

John H. F. Grounds1,2

M, b. 14 July 1887, d. January 1977
Last Edited2 Aug 2008
Birth*John H. F. Grounds was born on 14 July 1887 at Indiana.1,2 
Marriage*He married Margaret A. (Maggie) Curtis, daughter of William Calvin Curtis and Mary Kezziah Moore, on 10 July 1907 at Morgan, Indiana.1,2 
Census*John H. F. Grounds appeared on the census of 15 January 1920 at Washington Twp., Morgan, Indiana, ED 205, sheet 7B, occupation farmer, owned farm, no children.1 
Death*He died in January 1977 at Martinsville, Morgan, Indiana, at age 89; buried at Greenlawn Cemetery.3,4 

Family

Margaret A. (Maggie) Curtis b. 10 Nov 1888, d. 1960

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  2. [S240] Works Progress Administration, Indiana Marriages 1845-1920, Morgan, Book C-8, page 195.
  3. [S44] Social Security Death Index.
  4. [S1110] D.A.R. White Lick Chapter, Morgan County, Indiana Cemetery Records, Greenlawn.

Cleo Hamm1

M, b. 27 September 1914
Last Edited26 Jul 2014
Birth*Cleo Hamm was born on 27 September 1914.1 
Marriage*He married Helen Curtis, daughter of Wallace Edward Curtis and Mary E. Northern, on 21 January 1936 at Morgan, Indiana.1 
Census*Cleo Hamm and Helen Curtis appeared on the census of 14 May 1940 at Jefferson Twp., Morgan, Indiana, ED 55-13, sheet 11B, occupation laborer, renting, 1 daughter; household is crossed out on census form.2 

Family

Helen Curtis b. 23 Aug 1920

Citations

  1. [S240] Works Progress Administration, Indiana Marriages 1845-1920, Morgan, Book C-20, page 524.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1940.