John D. Boyd1

M, b. 1815
Last Edited5 Apr 2006
Birth*John D. Boyd was born in 1815 at Kentucky.1,2 
Marriage*He married Mary Jane Shepherd, daughter of Solomon Shepherd and Elizabeth Curtis, on 6 August 1864 at Clark, Indiana.1 
Census*John D. Boyd appeared on the census of 2 August 1870 at Charlestown P.O., Washington Twp., Clark, Indiana, page 615b, occupation stone mason, renting, 3 children, lived next to Solomon and Mary Shepherd.2 

Family

Mary Jane Shepherd b. 1841
Children

Citations

  1. [S240] Works Progress Administration, Indiana Marriages 1845-1920, Clark, Book H, page 403.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1870.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1880.

Francis M. (Frank) Boyd1

M, b. 1862
FatherJohn D. Boyd2 b. 1815
MotherMary Jane Shepherd2 b. 1841
Last Edited5 Apr 2006
Birth*Francis M. (Frank) Boyd was born in 1862 at Clark, Indiana.2 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 2 August 1870 Charlestown P.O., Washington Twp., Clark, Indiana, in the household of John D. Boyd; page 615b, occupation stone mason, renting, 3 children, lived next to Solomon and Mary Shepherd.2 
(Witness) CensusFrancis M. (Frank) Boyd appeared on the census of 26 June 1880 Washington Twp., Clark, Indiana, in the household of Elizabeth Curtis; page 300C, occupation keeping house, widowed, 2 children and 2 Boyd grandchildren at home.3 

Citations

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

Mary Boyd1

F, b. 1867
FatherJohn D. Boyd1 b. 1815
MotherMary Jane Shepherd1 b. 1841
Last Edited5 Apr 2006
Birth*Mary Boyd was born in 1867 at Clark, Indiana.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 2 August 1870 Charlestown P.O., Washington Twp., Clark, Indiana, in the household of John D. Boyd; page 615b, occupation stone mason, renting, 3 children, lived next to Solomon and Mary Shepherd.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1870.

John Boyd1

M, b. 1869
FatherJohn D. Boyd1 b. 1815
MotherMary Jane Shepherd1 b. 1841
Last Edited5 Apr 2006
Birth*John Boyd was born in 1869 at Clark, Indiana.1 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 2 August 1870 Charlestown P.O., Washington Twp., Clark, Indiana, in the household of John D. Boyd; page 615b, occupation stone mason, renting, 3 children, lived next to Solomon and Mary Shepherd.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1870.

Sarah Shepherd1

F, b. 1852
FatherSolomon Shepherd1 b. 1815, d. bt 1871 - 1880
MotherElizabeth Curtis1 b. 1822, d. 8 Oct 1884
Last Edited5 Apr 2006
Birth*Sarah Shepherd was born in 1852 at Clark, Indiana.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 2 August 1870 Charlestown P.O., Washington Twp., Clark, Indiana, in the household of Solomon Shepherd; page 615b, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $1,000, 2 children and 1 grandchild at home.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1870.

Harriet A. Shepherd1

F, b. 1866
FatherSolomon Shepherd1 b. 1815, d. bt 1871 - 1880
MotherElizabeth Curtis1 b. 1822, d. 8 Oct 1884
Last Edited5 Apr 2006
Birth*Harriet A. Shepherd was born in 1866 at Clark, Indiana; probably a granddaughter, parents unknown.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 2 August 1870 Charlestown P.O., Washington Twp., Clark, Indiana, in the household of Solomon Shepherd; page 615b, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $1,000, 2 children and 1 grandchild at home.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1870.

Charity E. Boyd1

F, b. 1877
FatherJohn D. Boyd1 b. 1815
MotherMary Jane Shepherd1 b. 1841
Last Edited5 Apr 2006
Birth*Charity E. Boyd was born in 1877 at Clark, Indiana.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 26 June 1880 Washington Twp., Clark, Indiana, in the household of Elizabeth Curtis; page 300C, occupation keeping house, widowed, 2 children and 2 Boyd grandchildren at home.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1880.

Priscilla E. Garnes1,2

F, b. 1891
Last Edited6 Jan 2012
Birth*Priscilla E. Garnes was born in 1891 at Ohio.1 
Married Name As of circa 1915,her married name was Sunderland.1 
Marriage*She married Hetman Wallace Sunderland, son of Elisha Sunderland and Mary Holly, circa 1915 at Ohio.1 
(Witness) CensusPriscilla E. Garnes appeared on the census of 3 April 1930 Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, in the household of Hetman Wallace Sunderland; ED 142, sheet 6B, occupation moulder-iron foundry, owned home valued at $4,000, no children.1 

Family

Hetman Wallace Sunderland b. 27 Mar 1897, d. 24 Nov 1954

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  2. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Evergreen, Franklin, Ohio.

Elias Dorman1,2

M, b. 1822
Last Edited9 Apr 2006
Birth*Elias Dorman was born in 1822 at Tennessee; from 1850 Clark County census, Elias & Margaret Dorman; can't locate in later censuses.1,2 
Marriage*He married Martha Curtis, daughter of Benjamin Curtis and Hannah Brenton, on 15 April 1858 at Clark, Indiana; Martha E. Curtis.1,3 

Family

Martha Curtis b. 1837

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1850.
  2. [S240] Works Progress Administration, Indiana Marriages 1845-1920.
  3. [S240] Works Progress Administration, Indiana Marriages 1845-1920, Clark, Book G, page 311.

Elsie Curtis1

F, b. 1882
FatherLeander (Lee) Curtis1 b. 1856, d. 1899
MotherDella Bowman1 b. 1864
Last Edited26 Jan 2013
Birth*Elsie Curtis was born in 1882 at Iowa; month not given.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 12 June 1900 Blackhawk Twp., Jefferson, Iowa, in the household of Charles Snider; ED 41, sheet 5A, occupation farmer, married 2 years, no children, Elsie Curtis, a stepdaughter lived with them.1 
Married Name As of 4 April 1901,her married name was Shy.2 
Marriage*Elsie Curtis married Hugh M. Shy on 4 April 1901 at Keokuk, Iowa.2 

Family

Hugh M. Shy b. c 1880

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  2. [S2074] State of Iowa, Iowa Marriages 1809-1992.

Andrew Wheaton1,2

M, b. March 1838, d. 1919
Last Edited26 Apr 2006
Birth*Andrew Wheaton was born in March 1838 at New York; 1900 census says March 1839, but tombstone says 1838.1,2,3 
Marriage*He married Phedoria Elizabeth Ranney, daughter of Samuel Ranney and Clarissa Field, on 31 December 1868 at Steuben, Indiana.1,2 
CensusAndrew Wheaton appeared on the census of 9 June 1870 at Angola P.O., Pleasant Twp., Steuben, Indiana, page 139, occupation plasterer, owned home valued at $800, 2 children and 2 step-children at home.4 
CensusHe appeared on the census of 3 June 1880 at Scribner District, Dodge, Nebraska, page 538C, occupation brick mason, 2 children and 2 stepchildren at home; Phedora reported her mother's place of birth as New York here, but Connecticut twice later.5 
Moved*He moved to Riverside, California, between 1881 and 1887; Della was buried in the cemetery at Corona in 1887.3 
Census*He appeared on the census of 14 June 1900 at Corona, Riverside, California, ED 221, sheet 10B, occupation plasterer, owned home, 2 children, 2 living, 1 stepson at home.1 
CensusHe appeared on the census of 2 May 1910 at Corona, Riverside, California, ED 88, sheet 17A, occupation general work, renting, married 42 years, 2 children, 2 living, 1 stepson at home.6 
Death*He died in 1919 at Corona, Riverside, California; buried at Sunny Slope Cemetery, Corona.7,3 

Family

Phedoria Elizabeth Ranney b. Feb 1829, d. 1914
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  2. [S240] Works Progress Administration, Indiana Marriages 1845-1920, Steuben, Book A, No. 1-6.
  3. [S1143] California Tombstone Transcription Project, iverside County Cemeteries, Sunny Slope Cemetery, Corona.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1870.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1880.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  7. [S1] Census of Population 1920.

Gilbert Wright1

M, b. 1831
Last Edited2 Nov 2006
Birth*Gilbert Wright was born in 1831 at New York.1 
CensusHe appeared on the census of 17 September 1850 at Allen Twp., Hillsdale, Michigan, page 412, occupation farmer, single, living with his parents, Chester and Mary Wright.2 
Marriage*He married Phedoria Elizabeth Ranney, daughter of Samuel Ranney and Clarissa Field, circa 1855 at Indiana; or Michigan, check Hillsdale County, Michigan marriage records.1 
Census*Gilbert Wright appeared on the census of 9 July 1860 at Angola P.O., Pleasant Twp., Steuben, Indiana, page 563, occupation carpenter, owned home valued at $400, 1 child at home.1 

Family

Phedoria Elizabeth Ranney b. Feb 1829, d. 1914
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1860.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1850.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1870.

Henry G. Wright1

M, b. 1857
FatherGilbert Wright2 b. 1831
MotherPhedoria Elizabeth Ranney2 b. Feb 1829, d. 1914
Last Edited12 Apr 2006
Birth*Henry G. Wright was born in 1857 at Steuben, Indiana.2 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 9 July 1860 Angola P.O., Pleasant Twp., Steuben, Indiana, in the household of Gilbert Wright; page 563, occupation carpenter, owned home valued at $400, 1 child at home.2 
(Witness) CensusHenry G. Wright appeared on the census of 9 June 1870 Angola P.O., Pleasant Twp., Steuben, Indiana, in the household of Andrew Wheaton; page 139, occupation plasterer, owned home valued at $800, 2 children and 2 step-children at home.3 
(Witness) CensusHenry G. Wright appeared on the census of 3 June 1880 Scribner District, Dodge, Nebraska, in the household of Andrew Wheaton; page 538C, occupation brick mason, 2 children and 2 stepchildren at home; Phedora reported her mother's place of birth as New York here, but Connecticut twice later.4 
(Witness) CensusHenry G. Wright appeared on the census of 2 May 1910 Corona, Riverside, California, in the household of Andrew Wheaton; ED 88, sheet 17A, occupation general work, renting, married 42 years, 2 children, 2 living, 1 stepson at home.5 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1860, 1870.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1860.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1870.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1880.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1910.

Laura Wright1

F, b. 1865
FatherGilbert Wright1 b. 1831
MotherPhedoria Elizabeth Ranney1 b. Feb 1829, d. 1914
Last Edited12 Apr 2006
Birth*Laura Wright was born in 1865 at Steuben, Indiana.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 9 June 1870 Angola P.O., Pleasant Twp., Steuben, Indiana, in the household of Andrew Wheaton; page 139, occupation plasterer, owned home valued at $800, 2 children and 2 step-children at home.1 
(Witness) CensusLaura Wright appeared on the census of 3 June 1880 Scribner District, Dodge, Nebraska, in the household of Andrew Wheaton; page 538C, occupation brick mason, 2 children and 2 stepchildren at home; Phedora reported her mother's place of birth as New York here, but Connecticut twice later.2 

Citations

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

Dulcena A. (Della) Wheaton1

F, b. 1865, d. 1887
FatherAndrew Wheaton2 b. Mar 1838, d. 1919
MotherPhedoria Elizabeth Ranney2 b. Feb 1829, d. 1914
Last Edited26 Apr 2006
Birth*Dulcena A. (Della) Wheaton was born in 1865 at Steuben, Indiana.2,3 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 9 June 1870 Angola P.O., Pleasant Twp., Steuben, Indiana, in the household of Andrew Wheaton; page 139, occupation plasterer, owned home valued at $800, 2 children and 2 step-children at home.2 
(Witness) CensusDulcena A. (Della) Wheaton appeared on the census of 3 June 1880 Scribner District, Dodge, Nebraska, in the household of Andrew Wheaton; page 538C, occupation brick mason, 2 children and 2 stepchildren at home; Phedora reported her mother's place of birth as New York here, but Connecticut twice later.4 
Death*Dulcena A. (Della) Wheaton died in 1887 at Riverside, California; buried at Sunny Slope Cemetery, Corona.3 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1870, 1880.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1870.
  3. [S1143] California Tombstone Transcription Project, iverside County Cemeteries, Sunny Slope Cemetery, Corona.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1880.

Homer S. Wheaton1

M, b. November 1866
FatherAndrew Wheaton1 b. Mar 1838, d. 1919
MotherPhedoria Elizabeth Ranney1 b. Feb 1829, d. 1914
Last Edited26 Apr 2006
Birth*Homer S. Wheaton was born in November 1866 at Steuben, Indiana.2 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 9 June 1870 Angola P.O., Pleasant Twp., Steuben, Indiana, in the household of Andrew Wheaton; page 139, occupation plasterer, owned home valued at $800, 2 children and 2 step-children at home.1 
(Witness) CensusHomer S. Wheaton appeared on the census of 3 June 1880 Scribner District, Dodge, Nebraska, in the household of Andrew Wheaton; page 538C, occupation brick mason, 2 children and 2 stepchildren at home; Phedora reported her mother's place of birth as New York here, but Connecticut twice later.3 
Marriage*Homer S. Wheaton married Sarah M. (?) circa 1885 at Nebraska.4 
CensusHomer S. Wheaton appeared on the census of 1 June 1900 at Wayne, Wayne, Nebraska, ED 195, sheet 16B, occupation barber, owned home, married 15 years, 1 child, 0 living.4 
Marriage*He married Bertha (?) circa 1909 at Nebraska.5 
CensusHomer S. Wheaton appeared on the census of 26 April 1910 at Wayne, Wayne, Nebraska, ED 215, sheet 12A, occupation carpenter, owned home, 2nd. marriage, 1 year, Bertha listed 1 child, 1 living, presumably by her first marriage.6 
Census*He appeared on the census of 12 January 1920 at Wayne, Wayne, Nebraska, ED 225, sheet 15A, occupation barber-own shop, owned home, no children at home.7 
CensusHe appeared on the census of 12 April 1930 at Wayne, Wayne, Nebraska, ED 17, sheet 13B, occupaton illegible, owned home valued at $2,500, no radio, no children at home.8 

Family 1

Sarah M. (?) b. Sep 1866
Child

Family 2

Bertha (?) b. 1877

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1870.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1870, 1900.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1880.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1910,1920.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  7. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  8. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

Sarah M. (?)1

F, b. September 1866
Last Edited26 Apr 2006
Birth*Sarah M. (?) was born in September 1866 at Iowa.2 
Marriage*She married Homer S. Wheaton, son of Andrew Wheaton and Phedoria Elizabeth Ranney, circa 1885 at Nebraska.2 
Married Name As of circa 1890,her married name was Wheaton.3 
(Witness) CensusSarah M. (?) appeared on the census of 1 June 1900 Wayne, Wayne, Nebraska, in the household of Homer S. Wheaton; ED 195, sheet 16B, occupation barber, owned home, married 15 years, 1 child, 0 living.2 

Family

Homer S. Wheaton b. Nov 1866
Child

Citations

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

Henry? Wheaton1

M, b. 1891
Adoptive fatherHomer S. Wheaton1 b. Nov 1866
MotherSarah M. (?)1 b. Sep 1866
Last Edited26 Apr 2006
Birth*Henry? Wheaton was born in 1891 at Nebraska; was not a son of Sarah, apparently Bertha's son by prior marriage.1 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 26 April 1910 Wayne, Wayne, Nebraska, in the household of Homer S. Wheaton; ED 215, sheet 12A, occupation carpenter, owned home, 2nd. marriage, 1 year, Bertha listed 1 child, 1 living, presumably by her first marriage.1 
(Witness) CensusHenry? Wheaton appeared on the census of 12 April 1930 Wayne, Wayne, Nebraska, in the household of Homer S. Wheaton; ED 17, sheet 13B, occupaton illegible, owned home valued at $2,500, no radio, no children at home.2 

Citations

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

Bertha (?)1

F, b. 1877
Last Edited9 Apr 2006
Birth*Bertha (?) was born in 1877 at Nebraska.1 
Married Name As of circa 1909,her married name was Wheaton.1 
Marriage*She married Homer S. Wheaton, son of Andrew Wheaton and Phedoria Elizabeth Ranney, circa 1909 at Nebraska.1 

Family

Homer S. Wheaton b. Nov 1866

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1910,1920.

Nettie M. Michael1

F, b. 2 January 1913, d. 5 April 2006
Last Edited2 Jan 2010
Birth*Nettie M. Michael was born on 2 January 1913 at Berkeley Springs, Morgan, West Virginia.1 
Married Name As of between 1930 and 1940,her married name was McBee.1 
Marriage*She married Virgil C. McBee, son of Wilbert McBee and Barbara Ellen Householder, between 1930 and 1940.1 
Death*Nettie M. Michael died on 5 April 2006 at Shepherd's Choice, Morgan, West Virginia, at age 93.1 
ObitNettie M.'s obituary was published in the Morgan Messenger on 12 April 2006:

Nettie M. McBee - 4/12/2006 913-2006
Nettie M. Michael McBee, 93, formerly of Aspers, Pa. died Wednesday, April 5, 2006, at Shepherd’s Choice. Born January 2, 1913, in Berkeley Springs, she was the daughter of the late Ellsworth T. and Goldie L. Tedrick Michael. She was preceded in death by her husband, Virgil C. McBee, in 1986. She was employed by Duffy Mott Co. for 17 years. She was a member of Christ Lutheran Church of Aspers.
She is survived by two daughters, Leona E. M. Slusser, Stockbridge, Ga., and Charlotte F. M. Hostetter, York Springs, Pa; one son, Richard V. McBee, Hagerstown; one brother, Ellsworth T. Michael, Hagerstown; 10 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and 12 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by one daughter, Juanita A. Rothenhoeffer; and one grandson, Russell Rothenhoeffer.Services were held Monday, April 10, at Christ Lutheran Church in Aspers. The Rev. Robert S. McEllroy III officiated. Burial was in Oak Lawn Memorial Gardens in Gettysburg, Pa.Arrangements were by Dugan Funeral Home in Bendersville, Pa.1 

Family

Virgil C. McBee b. 18 Nov 1912, d. Dec 1986

Citations

  1. [S538] Morgan Messenger, 12 April 2006.

Edith Iona Majors1,2

F, b. June 1901, d. April 1966
Last Edited8 Jul 2015
Birth*Edith Iona Majors was born in June 1901 at Tower Hill, Shelby, Illinois.1,2 
Married Name As of circa 1917,her married name was Curtis.1 
Marriage*She married Charles Lemuel Curtis, son of Charles Hamilton Curtis and Ella P. (Ellen) Jeffries, circa 1917 at Illinois.1 
(Witness) CensusEdith Iona Majors appeared on the census of 10 January 1920 East St. Louis, St. Clair, Illinois, in the household of Charles Lemuel Curtis; ED 153, sheet 8A, occupation (_?_)-steam railway, renting, 1 child at home.1 
Census*Edith Iona Majors appeared on the census of 7 April 1930 at East St. Louis, St. Clair, Illinois, ED 43, sheet 7A, occupation waitress-cafe, listed as widowed, 1 son, living with her mother Clara.3 
CensusShe appeared on the census of 12 April 1940 at St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, ED 474, sheet 11B, married to Joseph Ruth, 2 children by that marriage.4 
Death*She died in April 1966 at St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, at age 64; buried at Calvary Cemetery.2,5 

Family

Charles Lemuel Curtis b. 17 Jul 1894, d. 31 Mar 1957
Child

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  2. [S2185] Chuck Curtis, "Chuck Curtis Family Research (Posey County, Indiana)", Ancestral File.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1940.
  5. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Calvary, St. Louis, Missouri.

Charles Leonard Curtis1

M, b. 17 June 1918, d. 16 March 1962
FatherCharles Lemuel Curtis1 b. 17 Jul 1894, d. 31 Mar 1957
MotherEdith Iona Majors1 b. Jun 1901, d. Apr 1966
Last Edited4 May 2013
Birth*Charles Leonard Curtis was born on 17 June 1918 at East St. Louis, St. Clair, Illinois.1,2,3,4 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 10 January 1920 East St. Louis, St. Clair, Illinois, in the household of Charles Lemuel Curtis; ED 153, sheet 8A, occupation (_?_)-steam railway, renting, 1 child at home.1 
(Witness) CensusCharles Leonard Curtis appeared on the census of 7 April 1930 East St. Louis, St. Clair, Illinois, in the household of Edith Iona Majors; ED 43, sheet 7A, occupation waitress-cafe, listed as widowed, 1 son, living with her mother Clara.5 
Marriage*Charles Leonard Curtis married Vina Lee (?) circa 1939.6 
Census*Charles Leonard Curtis and Vina Lee (?) appeared on the census of 12 April 1940 at St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, ED 474, sheet 11B, occupation waiter-sandwich shop, living with his mother and step father, no children.6 
Marriage*Charles Leonard Curtis married Doris Earline Petty circa 1944.7 
Death*Charles Leonard Curtis died on 16 March 1962 at Pagedale, St. Louis, Missouri, at age 43; occupation inspector-McDonnell; buried at Mount Lebanon Cemetery in St. Ann.2,4 

Family 1

Vina Lee (?) b. 1922

Family 2

Doris Earline Petty b. 19 Jun 1923, d. 2 Aug 1997

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  2. [S1162] Charles Lee Curtis, "Family History - Charles Lee Curtis", Ancestral File.
  3. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Mount Lebanon, St. Louis, Missouri.
  4. [S577] Missouri State Archives, Missouri Birth and Death Records Before 1910, death certificate.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1940.
  7. [S2185] Chuck Curtis, "Chuck Curtis Family Research (Posey County, Indiana)", Ancestral File.

Euva (Livea) (?)1

F, b. 1906
Last Edited4 May 2013
Birth*Euva (Livea) (?) was born in 1906 at Kentucky.2 
Married Name As of circa 1925,her married name was Curtis.2 
Marriage*She married Charles Lemuel Curtis, son of Charles Hamilton Curtis and Ella P. (Ellen) Jeffries, circa 1925 at Illinois.2 
(Witness) CensusEuva (Livea) (?) appeared on the census of 8 April 1930 East St. Louis, St. Clair, Illinois, in the household of Charles Lemuel Curtis; ED 48, sheet 12A, occupation fireman-steam railroad, renting-$30 month, no radio, 2nd. marriage, no children at home.2 

Family

Charles Lemuel Curtis b. 17 Jul 1894, d. 31 Mar 1957

Citations

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

Levina (?)1

F, b. 1871
Last Edited14 Apr 2006
Birth*Levina (?) was born in 1871 at Illinois.1 
Married Name As of circa 1902,her married name was Curtis.1 
Marriage*She married Simeon E. (Simmeon, Simon) Curtis, son of Jonathan Curtis and Phebe Stark, circa 1902 at Fayette, Illinois; probably Fayette.1 
(Witness) CensusLevina (?) appeared on the census of 22 April 1910 La Clede Twp., Fayette, Illinois, in the household of Simeon E. (Simmeon, Simon) Curtis; ED 60, sheet 10A, occupation brickmaker, 1 son and 1 stepdaughter living with them.1 

Family

Simeon E. (Simmeon, Simon) Curtis b. Apr 1864
Child

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1910.

Merrill Curtis1

M, b. 1906
FatherSimeon E. (Simmeon, Simon) Curtis1 b. Apr 1864
MotherLevina (?)1 b. 1871
Last Edited14 Apr 2006
Birth*Merrill Curtis was born in 1906 at Fayette, Illinois.1 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 22 April 1910 La Clede Twp., Fayette, Illinois, in the household of Simeon E. (Simmeon, Simon) Curtis; ED 60, sheet 10A, occupation brickmaker, 1 son and 1 stepdaughter living with them.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1910.

Benjamin Curtis1

M, b. 1826
FatherJoseph Curtis1 b. c 1787
MotherSarah Rush1 b. bt 1790 - 1794
Last Edited15 Apr 2006
Birth*Benjamin Curtis was born in 1826 at Clark, Indiana; By a process of elimination, he appears to be the son of either Joseph or Arthur, but no proof as yet.1 
Marriage*He married Mara (?) circa 1845.1 
Census*Benjamin Curtis appeared on the census of 11 September 1850 at Division 20, Washington, Iowa, page 540, occupation illegible, renting, 1 child at home.1 

Family

Mara (?) b. 1825
Child

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1850.

Mara (?)1

F, b. 1825
Last Edited15 Apr 2006
Birth*Mara (?) was born in 1825 at Pennsylvania.1 
Married Name As of circa 1845,her married name was Curtis.1 
Marriage*She married Benjamin Curtis, son of Joseph Curtis and Sarah Rush, circa 1845.1 
(Witness) CensusMara (?) appeared on the census of 11 September 1850 Division 20, Washington, Iowa, in the household of Benjamin Curtis; page 540, occupation illegible, renting, 1 child at home.1 

Family

Benjamin Curtis b. 1826
Child

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1850.

Elizabeth Curtis1

F, b. 1847
FatherBenjamin Curtis1 b. 1826
MotherMara (?)1 b. 1825
Last Edited15 Apr 2006
Birth*Elizabeth Curtis was born in 1847 at Iowa.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 11 September 1850 Division 20, Washington, Iowa, in the household of Benjamin Curtis; page 540, occupation illegible, renting, 1 child at home.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1850.

Robert B. Curtis1,2,3

M, b. 27 June 1823, d. 11 March 1883
FatherJohn Curtis Jr.1,2 b. c 1791, d. bt Sep 1828 - Dec 1828
MotherRachel (?)1,2 b. bt 1790 - 1794, d. c 1850
Last Edited20 Jan 2009
Birth*Robert B. Curtis was born on 27 June 1823 at Warren, Tennessee.1,2,4 
Marriage*He married Jackelennor (Jane) A. McFarlane in 1841 at Warren, Tennessee; no marriage record; probably Warren.1,2 
Land Sale* On 7 February 1846 Robert B. Curtis and Jackelennor (Jane) A. McFarlane sold land at Warren, Tennessee, to Larkin Rains, their one-third interest in Rachel's 270 acre estate; this is proof of Robert's parents and Jane's full name.2 
Census*Robert B. Curtis appeared on the census of 1 October 1850 at Jasper, Texas, page 463, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $200, 2 children at home.1 
Census*He and Jackelennor (Jane) A. McFarlane appeared on the census of 26 July 1860 at Jasper, Texas, page 389, occupation and land value not given, 6 children, and 3 McFarlane children at home.5 
CensusRobert B. Curtis appeared on the census of 23 September 1870 at Jasper P.O., Subdivision 23, Jasper, Texas, page 532, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $1,000, 3 children at home.6 
CensusHe appeared on the census of 22 June 1880 at Precinct 2, Jasper, Texas, page 137D,occupation farmer, 1 child at home.7 
Death*He died on 11 March 1883 at Jasper, Texas, at age 59; buried at Zion Hill Cemetery.3 

Family

Jackelennor (Jane) A. McFarlane b. 12 Oct 1821, d. 2 Oct 1905
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1850.
  2. [S1137] Don Martini, John Curtis Family of Warren County, Tennessee.
  3. [S1295] Mildred S. Wright, Jasper County, Texas Cemeteries, Zion Hill.
  4. [S1295] Mildred S. Wright, Jasper County, Texas Cemeteries, Zion Hill Cemetery.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1860.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1870.
  7. [S1] Census of Population 1880.
  8. [S1720] Robert Conn, "Descendants of Robert B. Curtis and Jane A. McFarlane," e-mail to Robert Wesley Curtis, 6 March 2007.

Jackelennor (Jane) A. McFarlane1,2,3

F, b. 12 October 1821, d. 2 October 1905
Last Edited20 Jan 2009
Birth*Jackelennor (Jane) A. McFarlane was born on 12 October 1821 at Tennessee; daughter of William McFarlane and Christian J. (Crissa) Price.1,2,4 
Married Name As of 1841,her married name was Curtis.5,2 
Marriage*She married Robert B. Curtis, son of John Curtis Jr. and Rachel (?), in 1841 at Warren, Tennessee; no marriage record; probably Warren.5,2 
Land Sale On 7 February 1846 Jackelennor (Jane) A. McFarlane and Robert B. Curtis sold land at Warren, Tennessee, to Larkin Rains, their one-third interest in Rachel's 270 acre estate; this is proof of Robert's parents and Jane's full name.2 
(Witness) CensusJackelennor (Jane) A. McFarlane appeared on the census of 1 October 1850 Jasper, Texas, in the household of Robert B. Curtis; page 463, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $200, 2 children at home.5 
CensusJackelennor (Jane) A. McFarlane and Robert B. Curtis appeared on the census of 26 July 1860 at Jasper, Texas, page 389, occupation and land value not given, 6 children, and 3 McFarlane children at home.6 
(Witness) CensusJackelennor (Jane) A. McFarlane appeared on the census of 23 September 1870 Jasper P.O., Subdivision 23, Jasper, Texas, in the household of Robert B. Curtis; page 532, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $1,000, 3 children at home.7 
(Witness) CensusJackelennor (Jane) A. McFarlane appeared on the census of 22 June 1880 Precinct 2, Jasper, Texas, in the household of Robert B. Curtis; page 137D,occupation farmer, 1 child at home.8 
Census*Jackelennor (Jane) A. McFarlane appeared on the census of 5 June 1900 at Justice Precinct 3, Jasper, Texas, ED 29, sheet 5A, widowed, living with Aurilla and her family.9 
Death*She died on 2 October 1905 at Texas at age 83; buried at Zion Hill Cemetery; cemetery transcription is 14 October 1904.4,10 

Family

Robert B. Curtis b. 27 Jun 1823, d. 11 Mar 1883
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1830.
  2. [S1137] Don Martini, John Curtis Family of Warren County, Tennessee.
  3. [S1720] Robert Conn, "Descendants of Robert B. Curtis and Jane A. McFarlane," e-mail to Robert Wesley Curtis, 6 March 2007.
  4. [S1295] Mildred S. Wright, Jasper County, Texas Cemeteries, Zion Hill.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1850.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1860.
  7. [S1] Census of Population 1870.
  8. [S1] Census of Population 1880.
  9. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  10. [S68] Texas Vital Statistics , death certificate.