Edna Curtis1,2

F, b. 10 March 1906, d. 23 March 1980
FatherJohn William Curtis III1 b. 22 Oct 1881, d. 2 Nov 1929
MotherViola McNabb1 b. 20 Oct 1882, d. 22 Jan 1960
Last Edited28 Sep 2012
Birth*Edna Curtis was born on 10 March 1906 at Cherokee, North Carolina.1,2 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 4 May 1910 Shoal Creek Twp., Cherokee, North Carolina, in the household of John William Curtis III and Viola McNabb; ED 42, sheet 10A, occupation farmer, owned farm, married 8 years, 5 daughters, 5 living.1 
(Witness) CensusEdna Curtis appeared on the census of 2 January 1920 Shoal Creek Twp., Cherokee, North Carolina, in the household of John William Curtis III and Viola McNabb; ED 49, sheet 5A, occupation farmer, renting, 8 children at home.3 
Married Name As of 4 May 1924,her married name was Slack.4,5 
Marriage*Edna Curtis married William Clifford Slack on 4 May 1924 at McMinn, Tennessee.6,5,7 
Census*Edna Curtis and William Clifford Slack appeared on the census of 22 April 1930 at District 2, McMinn, Tennessee, ED 6, sheet 8A, occupation farmer, owned farm, 2 children and his mother Mary Slack at home.6 
Death*Edna Curtis died on 23 March 1980 at Athens, McMinn, Tennessee, at age 74.8,9 
ObitEdna's obituary was published in the Daily Post-Athenian on circa 24 March 1980:
Mrs. Edna Curtis Slack, 74, of Fairview Road, Athens, died Sunday night in an Athens hospital following a lengthy illness. Mrs. Slack was a native of Cherokee County, N.C., and had been a resident of McMinn County for 58 years. She was a daughter of the late John and Viola McNabb Curtis. She was a member of the Fairview Baptist Church in Athens. Survivors include her husband, Clifford Slack of Athens; two daughters, Mrs. Hoyl (Joyce) Schultz of Chattanooga and Miss Hope Slack of Athens; two sons, the Rev. Arliss R. Slack of Athens, and Donald L. Slack of Chattanooga; four grandchildren; five sisters, Mrs. Dillard (Florence) Roberson of Maryville, Mrs. Willie Wilson of Chattanooga, Mrs. Clint (Vaud) Keenum of Gastonia, N.C., Mrs. Ralph (Kate) Waldrop of Knoxville, Mrs. Nellie Bell of Canton, Ohio; and one brother, Ira Curtis of Athens. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 1 p.m. in the chapel of Smith Funeral Home with the Rev. Arliss R. Slack and the Rev. Jack Scallion officiating. Interment will wollow in the McMinn Memory Gardens.
The body will be in state at the Smith Funeral Home after 11 a.m. Tuesday where the family will receive friends Tuesday from 7 to 9 p.m. Pallbearers will be Zane Ferguson, Lane Moore, Johnny Curtis, Jackie Curtis, Bill Curtis, Jimmy Curtis, Harold Keenum and Jeff Curtis.10
 

Family

William Clifford Slack b. 1 Mar 1902, d. 14 Jan 1996
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  2. [S1349] Nellie Curtis Bell, "Nellie Curtis Bell Research Files", Ancestral File.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  4. [S869] The Generations Network, Tennessee State Marriages 1780-2002, 1930.
  5. [S1407] Curtis-McNabb Family Bible.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  7. [S869] The Generations Network, Tennessee State Marriages 1780-2002.
  8. [S44] Social Security Death Index.
  9. [S1244] David Hughes, "Descendant of Asbury Curtis and Anna Burnett", Ancestral File.
  10. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, McMinn Memory Gardens, McMinn, Tennessee.

Willie Curtis1,2

F, b. 10 August 1907, d. 17 February 1996
FatherJohn William Curtis III1 b. 22 Oct 1881, d. 2 Nov 1929
MotherViola McNabb1 b. 20 Oct 1882, d. 22 Jan 1960
Last Edited28 Sep 2012
Birth*Willie Curtis was born on 10 August 1907 at Cherokee, North Carolina.1,3 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 4 May 1910 Shoal Creek Twp., Cherokee, North Carolina, in the household of John William Curtis III and Viola McNabb; ED 42, sheet 10A, occupation farmer, owned farm, married 8 years, 5 daughters, 5 living.1 
(Witness) CensusWillie Curtis appeared on the census of 2 January 1920 Shoal Creek Twp., Cherokee, North Carolina, in the household of John William Curtis III and Viola McNabb; ED 49, sheet 5A, occupation farmer, renting, 8 children at home.4 
Married Name As of 15 August 1925,her married name was Wilson.5,6 
Marriage*Willie Curtis married Cecil R. Wilson on 15 August 1925 at McMinn, Tennessee; Clifford Slack, witness.5,6,7 
Census*Willie Curtis and Cecil R. Wilson appeared on the census of 11 April 1930 at Etowah, McMinn, Tennessee, occupation machinist-steam railroad, owned home valued at $1,600, 1 son at home.5 
Death*Willie Curtis died on 17 February 1996 at Chattanooga, Hamilton, Tennessee, at age 88; buried at the Friendship Baptist Church Cemetery in Suit, North Carolina.8,9,10 
ObitWillie's obituary was published in the Chattanooga Free Press on 18 February 1996:
Willie C. Wilson of East Brainerd died Saturday Feb. 17, 1996, at her residence. She was 88. Arrangements will be announced by Heritage Funeral Home, East Brainerd.11 

Family

Cecil R. Wilson b. 1906
Child

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  2. [S1349] Nellie Curtis Bell, "Nellie Curtis Bell Research Files", Ancestral File.
  3. [S974] North Carolina Dept. of Health & Human Services, North Carolina Birth Records, Cherokee Delayed Birth Certificates, Book 3, page 84.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  6. [S1407] Curtis-McNabb Family Bible.
  7. [S869] The Generations Network, Tennessee State Marriages 1780-2002.
  8. [S44] Social Security Death Index.
  9. [S1244] David Hughes, "Descendant of Asbury Curtis and Anna Burnett", Ancestral File.
  10. [S1301] Cemetery Surveys Inc., Cemetery Surveys Inc., Friendship Baptist Church, Cherokee County, North Carolina.
  11. [S1395] Chattanooga Times and Free Press, Chattanooga Free Press, 18 February 1996.

Vaude Curtis1,2,3,4

F, b. 20 March 1909, d. 22 August 1991
FatherJohn William Curtis III5 b. 22 Oct 1881, d. 2 Nov 1929
MotherViola McNabb5 b. 20 Oct 1882, d. 22 Jan 1960
Last Edited11 Sep 2007
Birth*Vaude Curtis was born on 20 March 1909 at Cherokee, North Carolina.5,6 
Name Variation As of 20 March 1909, Vaude Curtis was also known as Vaud Curtis.3 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 4 May 1910 Shoal Creek Twp., Cherokee, North Carolina, in the household of John William Curtis III and Viola McNabb; ED 42, sheet 10A, occupation farmer, owned farm, married 8 years, 5 daughters, 5 living.5 
(Witness) CensusVaude Curtis appeared on the census of 2 January 1920 Shoal Creek Twp., Cherokee, North Carolina, in the household of John William Curtis III and Viola McNabb; ED 49, sheet 5A, occupation farmer, renting, 8 children at home.7 
(Witness) CensusVaude Curtis appeared on the census of 25 April 1930 Shoal Creek Twp., Cherokee, North Carolina, in the household of Viola McNabb; ED 8, sheet 14B, occupation none, widowed, owned home, radio, 5 children at home.8 
Married Name As of 15 September 1935,her married name was Keenum.3 
Marriage*Vaude Curtis married Earnest Clinton Keenum on 15 September 1935; place of marriage not found.8,3 
Death*Vaude Curtis died on 22 August 1991 at Gastonia, Gaston, North Carolina, at age 82; buried at Westview Gardens Cemetery in Bessemer City.2 

Family

Earnest Clinton Keenum b. 1910

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1910-1930.
  2. [S1011] North Carolina State Archives, North Carolina Death Records.
  3. [S1407] Curtis-McNabb Family Bible.
  4. [S44] Social Security Death Index.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  6. [S974] North Carolina Dept. of Health & Human Services, North Carolina Birth Records, Cherokee Delayed Birth Certificates, Book 3A, page 105.
  7. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  8. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

William Ira Curtis1,2

M, b. 9 September 1914, d. 20 September 1983
FatherJohn William Curtis III1 b. 22 Oct 1881, d. 2 Nov 1929
MotherViola McNabb1 b. 20 Oct 1882, d. 22 Jan 1960
Last Edited12 Jun 2008
Birth*William Ira Curtis was born on 9 September 1914 at Cherokee, North Carolina.1,2 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 2 January 1920 Shoal Creek Twp., Cherokee, North Carolina, in the household of John William Curtis III and Viola McNabb; ED 49, sheet 5A, occupation farmer, renting, 8 children at home.3 
(Witness) CensusWilliam Ira Curtis appeared on the census of 25 April 1930 Shoal Creek Twp., Cherokee, North Carolina, in the household of Viola McNabb; ED 8, sheet 14B, occupation none, widowed, owned home, radio, 5 children at home.4 
Marriage*William Ira Curtis married Ruby Gladys Dale, daughter of Thomas Clingman Dale and Mary Eufratis Compton, on 25 May 1941 at Cleveland, Bradley, Tennessee.5,6 
Death*William Ira Curtis died on 20 September 1983 at Athens, McMinn, Tennessee, at age 69; in a Chattanooga hospital; buried at the Friendship Baptist Church Cemetery in Cherokee County.7,8 
ObitWilliam Ira's obituary was published in the Daily Post-Athenian on 21 September 1983:
William Ira Curtis, 69, of Clearwater Road in Athens, died Tuesday night in the Diagnostic Hospital in Chattanooga following a brief illness. A native of Cherokee County, N.C., he was a son of the late John and Viola McNabb Curtis. He was retired from Bowater Southern Paper Co., where he hade been a millwright for over 20 years. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and was a member of Meridian Sun Lodge No. 50, and McMahan Calvary Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Ruby Dale Curtis; one son, Billy Dwight Curtis, both of Athens, and five sisters, Mrs. Dillard Roberson of Maryville, Mrs. Willie Wilson of Chattanooga, Mrs. Clint Keenum of Gastonia, N.C., Mrs. Ralph Waldrop of Knoxville and Nellie Bell of Chattanooga. A graveside service will be conducted Thursday at 2 p.m. at Friendship Church cemetery in Suit, N.C. with the Rev. J.B. Crisp officiating. The body is in state at Smith Funeral Home.9 

Family

Ruby Gladys Dale b. 26 Aug 1919, d. 13 Dec 2008
Child

Citations

  1. [S974] North Carolina Dept. of Health & Human Services, North Carolina Birth Records.
  2. [S1349] Nellie Curtis Bell, "Nellie Curtis Bell Research Files", Ancestral File.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  5. [S1407] Curtis-McNabb Family Bible.
  6. [S869] The Generations Network, Tennessee State Marriages 1780-2002.
  7. [S1301] Cemetery Surveys Inc., Cemetery Surveys Inc., Friendship Baptist Church Cemetery in Cherokee County.
  8. [S44] Social Security Death Index.
  9. [S1403] Daily Post-Athenian, 21 September 1983.

Nellie Curtis1,2

F, b. 7 March 1916, d. 29 November 1991
FatherJohn William Curtis III1 b. 22 Oct 1881, d. 2 Nov 1929
MotherViola McNabb1 b. 20 Oct 1882, d. 22 Jan 1960
Last Edited23 Sep 2011
Birth*Nellie Curtis was born on 7 March 1916 at Cherokee, North Carolina.1,2 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 2 January 1920 Shoal Creek Twp., Cherokee, North Carolina, in the household of John William Curtis III and Viola McNabb; ED 49, sheet 5A, occupation farmer, renting, 8 children at home.3 
(Witness) CensusNellie Curtis appeared on the census of 25 April 1930 Shoal Creek Twp., Cherokee, North Carolina, in the household of Viola McNabb; ED 8, sheet 14B, occupation none, widowed, owned home, radio, 5 children at home.4 
Married Name As of 28 October 1934,her married name was Bell.5 
Marriage*Nellie Curtis married Hoyt Bell on 28 October 1934; place of marriage not found.6 
Moved*Nellie Curtis moved to Canton, Stark, Ohio, in 1945; for work, according to a letter from Nellie to Mrs. Nellie Monger in 1972.2 
Death*She died on 29 November 1991 at Athens, McMinn, Tennessee, at age 75; at the University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville; buried at the Friendship Baptist Church Cemetery in Cherokee County.7,8 

Family

Hoyt Bell b. 1916

Citations

  1. [S974] North Carolina Dept. of Health & Human Services, North Carolina Birth Records.
  2. [S1349] Nellie Curtis Bell, "Nellie Curtis Bell Research Files", Ancestral File.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  5. [S1244] David Hughes, "Descendant of Asbury Curtis and Anna Burnett", Ancestral File.
  6. [S1407] Curtis-McNabb Family Bible.
  7. [S44] Social Security Death Index.
  8. [S1301] Cemetery Surveys Inc., Cemetery Surveys Inc., Friendship Baptist Church Cemetery in Cherokee County.

John Ray Curtis1,2

M, b. 8 March 1918, d. 23 April 1919
FatherJohn William Curtis III1 b. 22 Oct 1881, d. 2 Nov 1929
MotherViola McNabb1 b. 20 Oct 1882, d. 22 Jan 1960
Last Edited20 Jun 2008
Birth*John Ray Curtis was born on 8 March 1918 at Cherokee, North Carolina; birth record transcription is 15 February 1918.1,3,4,5 
Death*He died on 23 April 1919 at Suit, Cherokee, North Carolina, at age 1; from croup; buried at Friendship Baptist Church Cemetery in Cherokee County.6,5 

Citations

  1. [S974] North Carolina Dept. of Health & Human Services, North Carolina Birth Records.
  2. [S1349] Nellie Curtis Bell, "Nellie Curtis Bell Research Files", Ancestral File.
  3. [S1407] Curtis-McNabb Family Bible.
  4. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Friendship Baptist in Cherokee County, North Carolina.
  5. [S1605] Bureau of Vital Statistics and North Carolina State Archives North Carolina State Board of Health, North Carolina Death Certificates.
  6. [S1301] Cemetery Surveys Inc., Cemetery Surveys Inc., Friendship Baptist Church Cemetery in Cherokee County.

Nathan Lane Curtis1,2

M, b. 4 June 1920, d. 2 June 1977
FatherJohn William Curtis III1 b. 22 Oct 1881, d. 2 Nov 1929
MotherViola McNabb1 b. 20 Oct 1882, d. 22 Jan 1960
Last Edited24 May 2009
Birth*Nathan Lane Curtis was born on 4 June 1920 at Cherokee, North Carolina.1 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 25 April 1930 Shoal Creek Twp., Cherokee, North Carolina, in the household of Viola McNabb; ED 8, sheet 14B, occupation none, widowed, owned home, radio, 5 children at home.3 
Marriage*Nathan Lane Curtis married Ruby Nell Moser on 15 October 1943.4 
Death*Nathan Lane Curtis died on 2 June 1977 at Athens, McMinn, Tennessee, at age 56; buried at Cedar Grove Cemetery.5,6 

Family

Ruby Nell Moser b. 29 Nov 1922, d. 18 Jun 2011
Children

Citations

  1. [S974] North Carolina Dept. of Health & Human Services, North Carolina Birth Records.
  2. [S1349] Nellie Curtis Bell, "Nellie Curtis Bell Research Files", Ancestral File.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  4. [S1407] Curtis-McNabb Family Bible.
  5. [S44] Social Security Death Index.
  6. [S1358] Dender Funeral Home, Dender Funeral Home Death Index, Jerry Smith Funeral Home.

Ruby Gladys Dale1,2

F, b. 26 August 1919, d. 13 December 2008
FatherThomas Clingman Dale1 b. 20 Jul 1873, d. Apr 1945
MotherMary Eufratis Compton1 b. 8 Apr 1882, d. 8 Jan 1958
Last Edited17 Dec 2011
Birth*Ruby Gladys Dale was born on 26 August 1919 at Turtletown, Polk, Tennessee; daughter of Thomas C. and Mary Dale.3,1 
Census*She appeared on the census of 22 April 1930 at District 8, Polk, Tennessee, ED 8, sheet 6A, age 10, living with her parents.3 
Married Name As of 25 May 1941,her married name was Curtis.2,1 
Marriage*She married William Ira Curtis, son of John William Curtis III and Viola McNabb, on 25 May 1941 at Cleveland, Bradley, Tennessee.1,2 
Death*Ruby Gladys Dale died on 13 December 2008 at Athens, McMinn, Tennessee, at age 89.4 

Family

William Ira Curtis b. 9 Sep 1914, d. 20 Sep 1983
Child

Citations

  1. [S1407] Curtis-McNabb Family Bible.
  2. [S869] The Generations Network, Tennessee State Marriages 1780-2002.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  4. [S44] Social Security Death Index.

Kate Curtis1,2

F, b. 17 February 1911, d. 4 March 1997
FatherJohn William Curtis III1 b. 22 Oct 1881, d. 2 Nov 1929
MotherViola McNabb1 b. 20 Oct 1882, d. 22 Jan 1960
Last Edited12 Jun 2008
Birth*Kate Curtis was born on 17 February 1911 at Cherokee, North Carolina.1,3 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 2 January 1920 Shoal Creek Twp., Cherokee, North Carolina, in the household of John William Curtis III and Viola McNabb; ED 49, sheet 5A, occupation farmer, renting, 8 children at home.1 
(Witness) CensusKate Curtis appeared on the census of 25 April 1930 Shoal Creek Twp., Cherokee, North Carolina, in the household of Viola McNabb; ED 8, sheet 14B, occupation none, widowed, owned home, radio, 5 children at home.4 
Married Name As of 11 December 1933,her married name was Waldrop.5,6 
Marriage*Kate Curtis married Ralph T. Waldrop on 11 December 1933 at McMinn, Tennessee.5,6 
Death*Kate Curtis died on 4 March 1997 at Seymour, Sevier, Tennessee, at age 86.7 

Family

Ralph T. Waldrop b. 3 Jun 1911, d. 10 Jul 1990

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  2. [S1349] Nellie Curtis Bell, "Nellie Curtis Bell Research Files", Ancestral File.
  3. [S974] North Carolina Dept. of Health & Human Services, North Carolina Birth Records, Cherokee Delayed Birth Certificates, Book 3, page 90.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  5. [S1407] Curtis-McNabb Family Bible.
  6. [S869] The Generations Network, Tennessee State Marriages 1780-2002.
  7. [S44] Social Security Death Index.

Mary Jane Spivey1,2

F, b. 13 February 1874, d. 5 June 1962
Last Edited28 Jun 2008
Birth*Mary Jane Spivey was born on 13 February 1874 at Georgia; daughter of "John Spivie and Mary Hanby."2,3,4 
Census*She appeared on the census of 4 June 1880 at Choestoe District, Union, Georgia, page 164C, age 5, living with her parents John and Margret L. Spivy.5 
Married Name As of 29 September 1895,her married name was Curtis.1 
Marriage*She married James A. Curtis, son of Joab W. Curtis and Louise Crumley, on 29 September 1895 at Union, Georgia; by M.G. Hamby, M.G.1 
Census*Mary Jane Spivey and James A. Curtis appeared on the census of 1 June 1900 at Owltown District, Union, Georgia, ED 128, sheet 10B, occupation farmer, renting, married 4 years, 2 children, 1 living.3 
CensusMary Jane Spivey and James A. Curtis appeared on the census of 6 May 1910 at Shoal Creek District, White, Georgia, ED 156, sheet 13A, occupation farmer, renting, married 15 years, 3 children, 2 living.6 
CensusMary Jane Spivey and James A. Curtis appeared on the census of 7 January 1920 at Young Harris District, Towns, Georgia, ED 165, sheet 3A, occupation farmer, renting, 2 children at home.7 
CensusMary Jane Spivey and James A. Curtis appeared on the census of 15 April 1930 at Young Harris, Towns, Georgia, ED 8, sheet 3B, occupation laborer-road construction, owned home valued at $1,600, no children at home.8 
Death*Mary Jane Spivey died on 5 June 1962 at Waynesville, Haywood, North Carolina, at age 88; at the McCracken Rest Home in Waynesville; informant was Zeb Curtis; usual residence was Young Harris, Georgia; buried at the Old Union Baptist Church Cemetery in Towns County, Georgia.4,9 

Family

James A. Curtis b. 4 Aug 1866, d. 11 May 1947
Children

Citations

  1. [S1305] Viola H. Jones, Union County Georgia Marriage Records.
  2. [S1011] North Carolina State Archives, North Carolina Death Records.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  4. [S1301] Cemetery Surveys Inc., Cemetery Surveys Inc., Old Union Baptist Church Cemetery in Towns County.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1880.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  7. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  8. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  9. [S1605] Bureau of Vital Statistics and North Carolina State Archives North Carolina State Board of Health, North Carolina Death Certificates.

Zeb Walton Curtis1

M, b. 23 January 1900, d. 21 January 1983
FatherJames A. Curtis1 b. 4 Aug 1866, d. 11 May 1947
MotherMary Jane Spivey1 b. 13 Feb 1874, d. 5 Jun 1962
Last Edited1 Oct 2007
Birth*Zeb Walton Curtis was born on 23 January 1900 at Owltown District, Union, Georgia.1,2 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 1 June 1900 Owltown District, Union, Georgia, in the household of James A. Curtis and Mary Jane Spivey; ED 128, sheet 10B, occupation farmer, renting, married 4 years, 2 children, 1 living.1 
(Witness) CensusZeb Walton Curtis appeared on the census of 6 May 1910 Shoal Creek District, White, Georgia, in the household of James A. Curtis and Mary Jane Spivey; ED 156, sheet 13A, occupation farmer, renting, married 15 years, 3 children, 2 living.3 
(Witness) CensusZeb Walton Curtis appeared on the census of 7 January 1920 Young Harris District, Towns, Georgia, in the household of James A. Curtis and Mary Jane Spivey; ED 165, sheet 3A, occupation farmer, renting, 2 children at home.4 
Marriage*Zeb Walton Curtis married Grace Swearingen circa 1920 at Towns, Georgia; probably in Towns County.2 
Census*Zeb Walton Curtis and Grace Swearingen appeared on the census of 7 April 1930 at Waynesville, Haywood, North Carolina, occupation merchant-drug store, owned home valued at $5,000, 2 children at home.5 
Death*Zeb Walton Curtis died on 21 January 1983 at Waynesville, Haywood, North Carolina, at age 82; buried at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens.2,6 
ObitZeb Walton's obituary was published in the Mountaineer on circa 22 January 1983:
Zeb Walton Curtis, 83, 1510 North Main St., Waynesville, died Friday January 21, 1983 in Haywood County Hospital after an extended illness. Services were held Sunday afternoon at Garrett Funeral Chapel with Rev. Kelley Jones and Rev. Horwood Myers officiating and burial Hillcrest Memorial Gardens. He was the former owner of Curtis Drugs and part owner Waynesville Jewelers and Hillcrest Memorial Gardens. He was a native of Union County, Georgia and the son of the late James and Mollie Spivey Curtis and attended Young Harris College in Georgia. He had lived in Waynesville since 1924 and was a member Waynesville First United Methodist Church. Surviving are his wife, Grace Swearingen Curtis; son: Tom Curtis of Waynesville; brother E.J. Curtis of Jensen Branch, Fla; 2 grandchildren and a great grandchild.7 

Family

Grace Swearingen b. 5 Oct 1903, d. 21 Jan 1997
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  2. [S44] Social Security Death Index.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  6. [S1011] North Carolina State Archives, North Carolina Death Records.
  7. [S1485] The Mountaineer, Various.
  8. [S974] North Carolina Dept. of Health & Human Services, North Carolina Birth Records.

Edgar J. Curtis1

M, b. 10 May 1904, d. 29 January 1984
FatherJames A. Curtis1 b. 4 Aug 1866, d. 11 May 1947
MotherMary Jane Spivey1 b. 13 Feb 1874, d. 5 Jun 1962
Last Edited24 Sep 2007
Birth*Edgar J. Curtis was born on 10 May 1904 at Union, Georgia; or White County.1,2,3 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 6 May 1910 Shoal Creek District, White, Georgia, in the household of James A. Curtis and Mary Jane Spivey; ED 156, sheet 13A, occupation farmer, renting, married 15 years, 3 children, 2 living.1 
(Witness) CensusEdgar J. Curtis appeared on the census of 7 January 1920 Young Harris District, Towns, Georgia, in the household of James A. Curtis and Mary Jane Spivey; ED 165, sheet 3A, occupation farmer, renting, 2 children at home.4 
Residence*Edgar J. Curtis lived on 22 January 1983 at Jensen Beach, Martin, Florida.5 
Death*He died on 29 January 1984 at Martin, Florida, at age 79.3 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  2. [S44] Social Security Death Index.
  3. [S295] Florida State Department of Health, Florida Death Index.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  5. [S1485] The Mountaineer, Various, Zeb Walton Curtis, 22 January 1983.

Anna Brown1

F, b. 22 August 1885, d. 25 December 1961
Last Edited27 Sep 2007
Birth*Anna Brown was born on 22 August 1885 at North Carolina; possibly Rabun County, Georgia.2,3 
Married Name As of circa 1921,her married name was Curtis.2 
Marriage*She married Leonidas Hannibal Curtis, son of Moses Hightower Curtis and Julia Anne Garland, circa 1921.1,4 
Census*Anna Brown and Leonidas Hannibal Curtis appeared on the census of 22 April 1930 at Tennessee Valley District, Rabun, Georgia, ED 6, sheet 8A, occupation farmer, owned farm, radio, 4 children at home.2 
Death*Anna Brown died on 25 December 1961 at Rabun, Georgia, at age 76; buried at the Head of the Tennessee River Baptist Church Cemetery at Dillard.1 

Family

Leonidas Hannibal Curtis b. 25 Jan 1888, d. 12 Apr 1960

Citations

  1. [S1301] Cemetery Surveys Inc., Cemetery Surveys Inc., Head of the Tennessee Baptist Church Cemetery in Rabun County.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  3. [S1507] George and Julia Garland, "Descendants of Garland and Curtis Families of Macon County, North Carolina", Ancestral File.
  4. [S875] Frances Curtis Bogy, Curtis Genealogy, page 266.

Ella Wilson1

F, b. 20 August 1890, d. 14 February 1921
Last Edited16 Sep 2007
Birth*Ella Wilson was born on 20 August 1890 at Arkansas.2,3 
Married Name As of circa 1907,her married name was Curtis.1 
Marriage*She married Leonidas Hannibal Curtis, son of Moses Hightower Curtis and Julia Anne Garland, circa 1907.1,4,5 
Census*Ella Wilson and Leonidas Hannibal Curtis appeared on the census of 20 April 1910 at Tennessee Valley, Rabun, Georgia, ED 134, sheet 5A, occupation farmer, owned farm, married 2 years, 1 child, 1 living.5 
CensusElla Wilson and Leonidas Hannibal Curtis appeared on the census of 19 January 1920 at Tennessee Valley District, Rabun, Georgia, ED 150, sheet 8B, occupation farmer, owned farm, 7 children at home.3 
Death*Ella Wilson died on 14 February 1921 at Rabun, Georgia, at age 30; buried at the Head of the Tennessee River Baptist Church Cemetery at Dillard.6 

Family

Leonidas Hannibal Curtis b. 25 Jan 1888, d. 12 Apr 1960
Children

Citations

  1. [S1301] Cemetery Surveys Inc., Cemetery Surveys Inc., Hea of the Tennessee Baptist Church Cemetery in Rabun County.
  2. [S1301] Cemetery Surveys Inc., Cemetery Surveys Inc., Head of the Tennessee.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  4. [S875] Frances Curtis Bogy, Curtis Genealogy, page 266.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  6. [S1301] Cemetery Surveys Inc., Cemetery Surveys Inc., Hea of the Tennessee.

Christopher C. Curtis1

M, b. 1816, d. 30 September 1889
FatherSamuel Curtis Esq.1 b. 9 Apr 1791, d. 24 Jan 1859
MotherNelley Coble1 b. 12 Jan 1796, d. 6 Sep 1871
Last Edited29 Oct 2006
Birth*Christopher C. Curtis was born in 1816 at Randolph, North Carolina.1,2 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 1820 Orange, North Carolina, in the household of Samuel Curtis Esq. and Nelley Coble; page 162, 2 males under 10, 1 male 10-16 (not a son), 1 female 16-26, 1 male 18-26, 1 male over 45.3 
(Witness) CensusChristopher C. Curtis appeared on the census of 1830 Northern District, Orange, North Carolina, in the household of Samuel Curtis Esq. and Nelley Coble; page 339, 2 males under 5, 2 males 5-9, 2 males 10-14, 1 female 5-9, 1 male and 1 female 30-39 (all match known children.)4 
Marriage*Christopher C. Curtis married Temperance C. Graves, daughter of Daniel Graves and Mary Noah, on 11 April 1838 at Orange, North Carolina; Bondsman, Peter L. Boon; Witness Michl Holt.5 
Census*Christopher C. Curtis appeared on the census of 1840 at Southern Division, Orange, North Carolina, page 225, 1 female under 5, 1 female 10-14, 1 male 20-20, 1 female 15-19, 1 female 40-49.6 
Census*He and Temperance C. Graves appeared on the census of 1 November 1850 at Southern District, Alamance, North Carolina, page 40b, occupation not given, no real estate value given, 5 children at home.7 
CensusChristopher C. Curtis and Temperance C. Graves appeared on the census of 4 June 1860 at Graham P.O., Alamance, North Carolina, page 5b, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $1,100, personal $2,300, 4 children and a 8 year boy named Lewis Bain.2 
CensusChristopher C. Curtis and Temperance C. Graves appeared on the census of 2 August 1870 at Patterson Store P.O., Patterson Twp., Alamance, North Carolina, page 121, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $3,500, personal at $3,000, 2 children at home.8 
CensusChristopher C. Curtis and Temperance C. Graves appeared on the census of 13 June 1880 at Patterson Twp., Alamance, North Carolina, page 28A, occupation farmer, Sarah and her family lived with them.7 
Death*Christopher C. Curtis died on 30 September 1889 at Graham, Alamance, North Carolina.1 

Family

Temperance C. Graves b. 1823
Children

Citations

  1. [S894] Elaine Connell Marshall Curtis and his daughter, "Ancestral File of Marshall Curtis and Elaine Connell", Ancestral File.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1860.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1820.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1830.
  5. [S830] North Carolina Works Progress Administration, North Carolina Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868, Bond Number 96212.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1840.
  7. [S1] Census of Population 1850.
  8. [S1] Census of Population 1870.

Clements Cornelius (Clem) Curtis1

M, b. 19 February 1819, d. 12 January 1882
FatherSamuel Curtis Esq.1 b. 9 Apr 1791, d. 24 Jan 1859
MotherNelley Coble1 b. 12 Jan 1796, d. 6 Sep 1871
Last Edited8 Nov 2006
Birth*Clements Cornelius (Clem) Curtis was born on 19 February 1819 at Orange, North Carolina.1,2,3 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 1820 Orange, North Carolina, in the household of Samuel Curtis Esq. and Nelley Coble; page 162, 2 males under 10, 1 male 10-16 (not a son), 1 female 16-26, 1 male 18-26, 1 male over 45.4 
(Witness) CensusClements Cornelius (Clem) Curtis appeared on the census of 1830 Northern District, Orange, North Carolina, in the household of Samuel Curtis Esq. and Nelley Coble; page 339, 2 males under 5, 2 males 5-9, 2 males 10-14, 1 female 5-9, 1 male and 1 female 30-39 (all match known children.)5 
(Witness) CensusClements Cornelius (Clem) Curtis appeared on the census of 1840 Northern Division, Orange, North Carolina, in the household of Samuel Curtis Esq. and Nelley Coble; page 178, 1 female under 5, 1 male 5-10, w males 10-15, 2 males and 1 female 15-20, 1 male 20-30, 1 male and 1 female 40-50.6 
Marriage*Clements Cornelius (Clem) Curtis married Polly Shofner on 28 October 1845 at Alamance, North Carolina.3,7 
Census*Clements Cornelius (Clem) Curtis appeared on the census of 3 October 1850 at South District, Alamance, North Carolina, page 22, occupation mechanic, living alone.2 
Marriage*He married Temperance (Tempy) Albright Holt on 29 July 1851 at Alamance, North Carolina.7,8 
Census*Clements Cornelius (Clem) Curtis and Temperance (Tempy) Albright Holt appeared on the census of 12 July 1860 at Graham P.O., Alamance, North Carolina, page 66, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $3,000, personal at $5,600, 3 children at home.9 
CensusClements Cornelius (Clem) Curtis and Temperance (Tempy) Albright Holt appeared on the census of 7 July 1870 at Graham P.O., Graham Twp., Alamance, North Carolina, page 77, occupation farmer and distiller, real estate valued at $2100 or $21,000, 3 children at home.10 
CensusClements Cornelius (Clem) Curtis and Temperance (Tempy) Albright Holt appeared on the census of 28 June 1880 at Graham Twp., Alamance, North Carolina, page 79C, occupation farmer, 2 sons and 2 servants at home; servants are listed with the last name Curtis.11 
Death*Clements Cornelius (Clem) Curtis died on 12 January 1882 at Alamance, North Carolina, at age 62; buried at St. Paul's Lutheran Church Cemetery.1,3 

Family 1

Polly Shofner b. 14 Feb 1818, d. 18 Apr 1850
Child

Family 2

Temperance (Tempy) Albright Holt b. 27 Feb 1825, d. 9 Jul 1898
Children

Citations

  1. [S875] Frances Curtis Bogy, Curtis Genealogy.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1850.
  3. [S1304] Mrs. J.S. Welborn, North Carolina Tombstone Records, St. Paul's.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1820.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1830.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1840.
  7. [S894] Elaine Connell Marshall Curtis and his daughter, "Ancestral File of Marshall Curtis and Elaine Connell", Ancestral File.
  8. [S1314] Shirley Jones Mallard, Hillsborough Recorder, Volume XXXII, number 1595.
  9. [S1] Census of Population 1860.
  10. [S1] Census of Population 1870.
  11. [S1] Census of Population 1880.

James Alexander (Doc) Curtis1

M, b. 30 December 1826, d. 11 December 1902
FatherSamuel Curtis Esq.1 b. 9 Apr 1791, d. 24 Jan 1859
MotherNelley Coble1 b. 12 Jan 1796, d. 6 Sep 1871
Last Edited16 Feb 2010
Birth*James Alexander (Doc) Curtis was born on 30 December 1826 at Orange, North Carolina.2,3 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 1830 Northern District, Orange, North Carolina, in the household of Samuel Curtis Esq. and Nelley Coble; page 339, 2 males under 5, 2 males 5-9, 2 males 10-14, 1 female 5-9, 1 male and 1 female 30-39 (all match known children.)4 
(Witness) CensusJames Alexander (Doc) Curtis appeared on the census of 1840 Northern Division, Orange, North Carolina, in the household of Samuel Curtis Esq. and Nelley Coble; page 178, 1 female under 5, 1 male 5-10, w males 10-15, 2 males and 1 female 15-20, 1 male 20-30, 1 male and 1 female 40-50.5 
(Witness) CensusJames Alexander (Doc) Curtis appeared on the census of 1 September 1850 North District, Alamance, North Carolina, in the household of Samuel Curtis Esq. and Nelley Coble; page 84, occupation hatter, real estate valued at $800, 5 children at home.2 
(Witness) CensusJames Alexander (Doc) Curtis appeared on the census of 11 June 1860 Graham P.O., Alamance, North Carolina, in the household of Nelley Coble; page 13, occupation farmer, 3 children at home.6 
Marriage*James Alexander (Doc) Curtis married Mary Elizabeth (Betty) Alexander on 24 October 1861 at Guilford, North Carolina; bond date 22 October 1861; William Brother, bondsman; L. Swaim, witness.1,7 
Milit-Beg*James Alexander (Doc) Curtis began military service on 30 September 1862 at Randolph, North Carolina, as a Private, Company C, 3rd North Carolina Artillery (40th State Troops); one of the cards in his file gives his age at enlistment as 24, rather than 35.8 
Milit-End*He ended military service on 19 May 1865 at Greensboro, Guilford, North Carolina; took the loyalty oath as a prisoner of war, and was permitted to return home.8 
Census*He and Mary Elizabeth (Betty) Alexander appeared on the census of 26 August 1870 at Westminster P.O., Clay Twp., Guilford, North Carolina, page 39b, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $800, 4 children at home.9 
CensusJames Alexander (Doc) Curtis and Mary Elizabeth (Betty) Alexander appeared on the census of 2 June 1880 at Clay Twp., Guilford, North Carolina, page 162C, occupation dentist, 7 children at home.10 
CensusJames Alexander (Doc) Curtis and Mary Elizabeth (Betty) Alexander appeared on the census of 8 June 1900 at Clay Twp., Guilford, North Carolina, ED 45, sheet 5B, occupation farmer, owned farm, married 38 years, 8 children, 6 living.11 
Death*James Alexander (Doc) Curtis died on 11 December 1902 at Climax, Guilford, North Carolina, at age 75; buried at the Bethlehem United Methodist Cemetery at Climax.3 
NoteB* In 1928, Mary Curtis applied for a Confederate Widow's Pension, and the following deposition was given: R.J. Thompson, Chairman of the Pension Board of Alamance County, NC also Commander of Camp Alamance of the United Confederate Veterans, first being duly sworn, deposes and says:

That he was personally acquainted with Alex Curtis, who was also known as J.A. Curtis for forty years, and knows of his own knowledge that he was a Soldier in the Confederate Army and was such at the surrender at Appomattox, he being at that time sick at a Hospital and was returned home in June, 1865; this deponent further says that J.A. Curtis was employed at the first part of the war at Clapp's Foundry & Machine Works as a gun maker and when the Gun Shop was moved to Fayetteville, N.C. Mr. Curtis then was working for the North Carolina Railroad Company at Company Shops in Alamance County, N.C., and in 1864 J.A.Curtis was conscripted and enlisted at Raleigh, N.C., and was assigned to the Navy and did service on a gun boat known as Old Iron Sides. This deponent says that later on Mr. Curtis was transferred to Petersburg. The records of the Navy are not complete, a part of them having been burned and (blank). This deponent further deposes and says that he personally knows that Alex Curtis's widow is entitled to a pension now and that she should have been on the pension roll all of the time; that Alex Curtis' widow was married to Alex Curtis in 1862.
     This deponent further avers that he is eighty-four years of age and has distinct recollection of the things hereinbefore set out.
In Witness Whereof this deponent has set his hand and affixed his seal this 20th day of December, 1928.12 

Family

Mary Elizabeth (Betty) Alexander b. 2 Apr 1843, d. 24 May 1932
Children

Citations

  1. [S894] Elaine Connell Marshall Curtis and his daughter, "Ancestral File of Marshall Curtis and Elaine Connell", Ancestral File.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1850.
  3. [S1116] Editor Mary A. Browning, Guilford County Cemeteries, Bethlehem United Methodist Church.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1830.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1840.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1860.
  7. [S830] North Carolina Works Progress Administration, North Carolina Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868.
  8. [S1737] Footnote.com, Footnote.com, CSA Service Records.
  9. [S1] Census of Population 1870.
  10. [S1] Census of Population 1880.
  11. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  12. [S1585] "North Carolina Civil War Pension Applications."
  13. [S875] Frances Curtis Bogy, Curtis Genealogy.

Samuel Rufus Curtis1

M, b. 2 August 1829, d. circa June 1902
FatherSamuel Curtis Esq.1 b. 9 Apr 1791, d. 24 Jan 1859
MotherNelley Coble1 b. 12 Jan 1796, d. 6 Sep 1871
Last Edited11 Nov 2007
Birth*Samuel Rufus Curtis was born on 2 August 1829 at Orange, North Carolina.1,2 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 1830 Northern District, Orange, North Carolina, in the household of Samuel Curtis Esq. and Nelley Coble; page 339, 2 males under 5, 2 males 5-9, 2 males 10-14, 1 female 5-9, 1 male and 1 female 30-39 (all match known children.)3 
(Witness) CensusSamuel Rufus Curtis appeared on the census of 1840 Northern Division, Orange, North Carolina, in the household of Samuel Curtis Esq. and Nelley Coble; page 178, 1 female under 5, 1 male 5-10, w males 10-15, 2 males and 1 female 15-20, 1 male 20-30, 1 male and 1 female 40-50.4 
(Witness) CensusSamuel Rufus Curtis appeared on the census of 1 September 1850 North District, Alamance, North Carolina, in the household of Samuel Curtis Esq. and Nelley Coble; page 84, occupation hatter, real estate valued at $800, 5 children at home.2 
(Witness) CensusSamuel Rufus Curtis appeared on the census of 11 June 1860 Graham P.O., Alamance, North Carolina, in the household of Nelley Coble; page 13, occupation farmer, 3 children at home.5 
Milit-Beg*Samuel Rufus Curtis began military service on 23 February 1863 at Guilford, North Carolina, as a Private, Company J, 63rd Regiment North Carolina, Captain N.P. Rankins Co; also Company I, 5th Cavalry (differing records.)6 
Milit-End*He ended military service circa June 1865 at Greensboro, Guilford, North Carolina.6,7 
Marriage*He married Jennie C. Smith circa 1866; no marriage record; Jennie's mother was Martha J. Smith.8,1 
Census*Samuel Rufus Curtis and Jennie C. Smith appeared on the census of 20 June 1870 at Lake City, Columbia, Florida, page 344, occupation carpenter, renting, 1 child at home.9 
Land Purch* On 10 August 1878 Samuel Rufus Curtis purchased land at Columbia, Florida, for $1,500 from Martha J. Smith, 80 acres of land (Deed Book X, page 467.)1 
Census*He appeared on the census of 1 June 1880 at Lake City, Columbia, Florida, page 443A, occupation farmer, widowed, no children, mother in law Martha J. Smith lived with him.10 
Marriage*He married Malinda Johnson on 5 August 1886 at Florida; by Josiah Ashurst, Lutheran Elder.1 
Death*Samuel Rufus Curtis died circa June 1902 at Columbia, Florida; The approval of his application for a pension was dated 4 Jun 1902, and the jacket bears the annotation "dead."11,6 
DeathHe died in 1903 at Columbia, Florida; Card 04029.12 

Family 1

Jennie C. Smith b. 1847, d. bt 1871 - 1879
Child

Family 2

Malinda Johnson b. bt 1830 - 1850

Citations

  1. [S894] Elaine Connell Marshall Curtis and his daughter, "Ancestral File of Marshall Curtis and Elaine Connell", Ancestral File.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1850.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1830.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1840.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1860.
  6. [S1307] Unknown name of person, Online, unknown file number, S.R. Curtis.
  7. [S1171] Historical Data Systems, American Civil War Soldiers Records.
  8. [S1] Census of Population 1870, 1880.
  9. [S1] Census of Population 1870.
  10. [S1] Census of Population 1880.
  11. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  12. [S295] Florida State Department of Health, Florida Death Index.

Henderson Warren Curtis1

M, b. 1832
FatherSamuel Curtis Esq.1 b. 9 Apr 1791, d. 24 Jan 1859
MotherNelley Coble1 b. 12 Jan 1796, d. 6 Sep 1871
Last Edited23 Mar 2008
Birth*Henderson Warren Curtis was born in 1832 at Orange, North Carolina.1,2 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 1840 Northern Division, Orange, North Carolina, in the household of Samuel Curtis Esq. and Nelley Coble; page 178, 1 female under 5, 1 male 5-10, w males 10-15, 2 males and 1 female 15-20, 1 male 20-30, 1 male and 1 female 40-50.3 
(Witness) CensusHenderson Warren Curtis appeared on the census of 1 September 1850 North District, Alamance, North Carolina, in the household of Samuel Curtis Esq. and Nelley Coble; page 84, occupation hatter, real estate valued at $800, 5 children at home.2 
Marriage*Henderson Warren Curtis married Martha J. King, daughter of Solomon King and Jane (?), circa 1858 at Alamance, North Carolina; no marriage record.4 
Census*Henderson Warren Curtis and Martha J. King appeared on the census of 11 June 1860 at Graham P.O., Alamance, North Carolina, page 13, occupation dentist, 1 child at home; lived next to Nellie Curtis and near Solomon King.5 
Milit-Beg*Henderson Warren Curtis began military service on 2 September 1863 at North Carolina as a Private, Company C, 2nd Battalion North Carolina Local Defense Troops.6,1 
Milit-End*He ended military service on 26 April 1865.1 
NoteB Henderson Warren Curtis appeared on the County Militia (tax) list each year from 1867 to 1876 (1877-1880 not available).7 
CensusHe and Martha J. King appeared on the census of 27 July 1870 at Briensburg P.O., Birmingham District, Marshall, Kentucky, page 236, occupation teacher, real estate valued at $400, 3 children & Solomon King, also a teacher.4 
NoteB* On 21 Septembe 1871, Henderson Curtis and John H. King witnessed the wedding of Elijah W. Morris (wid) and Sarah A. King (wid), performed by Elder E. Watkins at Henderson's home. This is only marriage record found that contains the name Curtis.8 

Family

Martha J. King b. 1838
Children

Citations

  1. [S894] Elaine Connell Marshall Curtis and his daughter, "Ancestral File of Marshall Curtis and Elaine Connell", Ancestral File.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1850.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1840.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1870.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1860.
  6. [S1213] Ancestry.com, "Ancestry.com", Ancestral File, Civil War Service Records.
  7. [S1589] Marshall County Genealogical and Historical Society, The Enrolled Militia of Marshall County, Kentucky 1860-1876.
  8. [S1588] Marshall County Genealogical Society, Marshall County, Kentucky Marriage Records, Record number 1956.
  9. [S1309] Diana Davis, "Davis et al.", Ancestral File.

Sarah C. (Sally) Curtis1

F, b. 28 April 1836, d. 11 November 1838
FatherSamuel Curtis Esq.1 b. 9 Apr 1791, d. 24 Jan 1859
MotherNelley Coble1 b. 12 Jan 1796, d. 6 Sep 1871
Last Edited24 Dec 2006
Birth*Sarah C. (Sally) Curtis was born on 28 April 1836 at Orange, North Carolina.1 
Death*She died on 11 November 1838 at Orange, North Carolina, at age 2; from burn injuries; buried at St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church Cemetery.1 

Citations

  1. [S894] Elaine Connell Marshall Curtis and his daughter, "Ancestral File of Marshall Curtis and Elaine Connell", Ancestral File.

Temperance Cornelia (Tempy) Curtis1

F, b. 20 June 1838, d. 3 April 1936
FatherSamuel Curtis Esq.1 b. 9 Apr 1791, d. 24 Jan 1859
MotherNelley Coble1 b. 12 Jan 1796, d. 6 Sep 1871
Last Edited20 Jun 2008
Birth*Temperance Cornelia (Tempy) Curtis was born on 20 June 1838 at Orange, North Carolina; in the part that became Alamance County.1,2,3 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 1840 Northern Division, Orange, North Carolina, in the household of Samuel Curtis Esq. and Nelley Coble; page 178, 1 female under 5, 1 male 5-10, w males 10-15, 2 males and 1 female 15-20, 1 male 20-30, 1 male and 1 female 40-50.4 
(Witness) CensusTemperance Cornelia (Tempy) Curtis appeared on the census of 1 September 1850 North District, Alamance, North Carolina, in the household of Samuel Curtis Esq. and Nelley Coble; page 84, occupation hatter, real estate valued at $800, 5 children at home.2 
Name Variation As of 1 September 1850, Temperance Cornelia (Tempy) Curtis was also known as Julia Curtis in the 1850 census.2 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 11 June 1860 Graham P.O., Alamance, North Carolina, in the household of Nelley Coble; page 13, occupation farmer, 3 children at home.5 
Married Name As of 24 December 1863,her married name was Albright. 
Marriage*Temperance Cornelia (Tempy) Curtis married John Polk Albright on 24 December 1863 at Alamance, North Carolina; bondsman D.W. Cummings; witness L. Swaim.1,6 
Census*Temperance Cornelia (Tempy) Curtis and John Polk Albright appeared on the census of 1 August 1870 at Holt's Store P.O., Coble Twp., Alamance, North Carolina, page 23b, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $1,500, personal $1,200, 3 children at home.7 
CensusTemperance Cornelia (Tempy) Curtis and John Polk Albright appeared on the census of 12 June 1880 at Patterson Twp., Alamance, North Carolina, page 27D, occupation farmer, 6 children at home.8 
Census*Temperance Cornelia (Tempy) Curtis appeared on the census of 5 June 1900 at Graham, Alamance, North Carolina, ED 6, sheet 7A, occupation none, widowed, 6 children, 5 living, 2 daughters with her.9 
CensusShe appeared on the census of 2 May 1910 at Coble Twp., Alamance, North Carolina, ED 3, sheet 11A, widowed, living with Fannie.10 
CensusShe appeared on the census of 29 January 1920 at Burlington, Alamance, North Carolina, ED 20, sheet 4A, widowed, living with Nettie and her husband Ed McPherson.11 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 24 April 1930 Coble Twp., Alamance, North Carolina, in the household of Rev. David Isaac Offman and Fannie V. Albright; ED 2, sheet 14A, occupation clergyman-Lutheran Church, renting, Temperance (Curtis) Albright lived with them!12 
Death*Temperance Cornelia (Tempy) Curtis died on 3 April 1936 at Alamance, North Carolina, at age 97; buried at the Friendship Church Cemetery in Alamance County; informant Rev. D.I. Offman.3 

Family

John Polk Albright b. 12 Mar 1842, d. 24 Feb 1899
Children

Citations

  1. [S894] Elaine Connell Marshall Curtis and his daughter, "Ancestral File of Marshall Curtis and Elaine Connell", Ancestral File.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1850.
  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 1840.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1860.
  6. [S830] North Carolina Works Progress Administration, North Carolina Marriage Bonds, 1741-1868.
  7. [S1] Census of Population 1870.
  8. [S1] Census of Population 1880.
  9. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  10. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  11. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  12. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

Infant Son Curtis1

M, b. 13 November 1840, d. 13 November 1840
FatherSamuel Curtis Esq.1 b. 9 Apr 1791, d. 24 Jan 1859
MotherNelley Coble1 b. 12 Jan 1796, d. 6 Sep 1871
Last Edited28 Oct 2006
Death*Infant Son Curtis died on 13 November 1840 at Orange, North Carolina.1 
Birth*He was born on 13 November 1840 at Orange, North Carolina.1 

Citations

  1. [S894] Elaine Connell Marshall Curtis and his daughter, "Ancestral File of Marshall Curtis and Elaine Connell", Ancestral File.

Caldwell (Cad) Chester Curtis Esq.1

M, b. 1 March 1821, d. 9 January 1906
FatherSamuel Curtis Esq.1 b. 9 Apr 1791, d. 24 Jan 1859
MotherNelley Coble1 b. 12 Jan 1796, d. 6 Sep 1871
Last Edited10 Nov 2006
Birth*Caldwell (Cad) Chester Curtis Esq. was born on 1 March 1821 at Orange, North Carolina.1,2 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 1830 Northern District, Orange, North Carolina, in the household of Samuel Curtis Esq. and Nelley Coble; page 339, 2 males under 5, 2 males 5-9, 2 males 10-14, 1 female 5-9, 1 male and 1 female 30-39 (all match known children.)3 
(Witness) CensusCaldwell (Cad) Chester Curtis Esq. appeared on the census of 1840 Northern Division, Orange, North Carolina, in the household of Samuel Curtis Esq. and Nelley Coble; page 178, 1 female under 5, 1 male 5-10, w males 10-15, 2 males and 1 female 15-20, 1 male 20-30, 1 male and 1 female 40-50.4 
Marriage*Caldwell (Cad) Chester Curtis Esq. married Nancy Wheeler circa 1843 at Orange, North Carolina; no marriage record.1,2 
Census*Caldwell (Cad) Chester Curtis Esq. and Nancy Wheeler appeared on the census of 20 September 1850 at North District, Alamance, North Carolina, page 99, occupation carpenter, renting, 2 children and a 20 year old girl named Leticia Curtis, unknown.2 
Census*Caldwell (Cad) Chester Curtis Esq. appeared on the census of 24 July 1860 at Graham P.O., Alamance, North Carolina, page 92, occupation carpenter, real estate valued at $1,100, widowed, 2 children living with him.5 
Marriage*He married Martha Catherine Cummings circa 1860 at Alamance, North Carolina; no marriage record.1 
CensusCaldwell (Cad) Chester Curtis Esq. appeared on the census of 1 September 1870 at Gibsonville P.O., Rock Creek Twp., Guilford, North Carolina, page 252, occupation carpenter, real estate valued at $1,250, 2 children at home.6 
Census*He and Martha Catherine Cummings appeared on the census of 1 June 1880 at Coble Twp., Guilford, North Carolina, page 149D, occupation house carpenter, 3 children at home.7 
CensusCaldwell (Cad) Chester Curtis Esq. and Martha Catherine Cummings appeared on the census of 1 June 1900 at Elon College, Boone Station Twp., Alamance, North Carolina, ED 3, sheet 1A, occupation house carpenter, owned home, married 39 years, 2 children, 2 living.8 
Death*Caldwell (Cad) Chester Curtis Esq. died on 9 January 1906 at Alamance, North Carolina, at age 84; buried at St. Mark's Cemetery in Burlington.1 

Family 1

Nancy Wheeler b. 1825, d. 1859
Children

Family 2

Martha Catherine Cummings b. 31 Jan 1840, d. 20 Jan 1922
Children

Citations

  1. [S894] Elaine Connell Marshall Curtis and his daughter, "Ancestral File of Marshall Curtis and Elaine Connell", Ancestral File.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1850.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1830.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1840.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1860.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1870.
  7. [S1] Census of Population 1880.
  8. [S1] Census of Population 1900.

John Madison Curtis II1,2

M, b. September 1824, d. 18 June 1901
FatherSamuel Curtis Esq.1 b. 9 Apr 1791, d. 24 Jan 1859
MotherNelley Coble1 b. 12 Jan 1796, d. 6 Sep 1871
Last Edited24 Dec 2006
Birth*John Madison Curtis II was born in September 1824 at Orange, North Carolina.1,3 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 1830 Northern District, Orange, North Carolina, in the household of Samuel Curtis Esq. and Nelley Coble; page 339, 2 males under 5, 2 males 5-9, 2 males 10-14, 1 female 5-9, 1 male and 1 female 30-39 (all match known children.)4 
(Witness) CensusJohn Madison Curtis II appeared on the census of 1840 Northern Division, Orange, North Carolina, in the household of Samuel Curtis Esq. and Nelley Coble; page 178, 1 female under 5, 1 male 5-10, w males 10-15, 2 males and 1 female 15-20, 1 male 20-30, 1 male and 1 female 40-50.5 
(Witness) CensusJohn Madison Curtis II appeared on the census of 1 September 1850 North District, Alamance, North Carolina, in the household of Samuel Curtis Esq. and Nelley Coble; page 84, occupation hatter, real estate valued at $800, 5 children at home.6 
Marriage*John Madison Curtis II married Mary Allene Trollinger circa 1852 at North Carolina.2 
Census*John Madison Curtis II and Mary Allene Trollinger appeared on the census of 12 June 1860 at Graham P.O., Alamance, North Carolina, page 15, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $100, 3 children at home.7 
CensusJohn Madison Curtis II and Mary Allene Trollinger appeared on the census of 17 August 1870 at Graham P.O., Boon Station Twp., Alamance, North Carolina, page 13b, occupation carpenter, real estate valued at $150, 3 children at home.8 
CensusJohn Madison Curtis II and Mary Allene Trollinger appeared on the census of 19 June 1880 at Graham Twp., Alamance, North Carolina, page 68B, occupation carpenter, 2 children plus Lenora and Joseph Boon(e.)9 
CensusJohn Madison Curtis II and Mary Allene Trollinger appeared on the census of 1 June 1900 at Burlington Twp., Alamance, North Carolina, ED 12, sheet 13A, occupation farmer, renting, married 50 years, 4 children, 2 living.10 
Death*John Madison Curtis II died on 18 June 1901 at Alamance, North Carolina, at age 76; buried at the Haw River Cemetery.1 

Family

Mary Allene Trollinger b. May 1827
Children

Citations

  1. [S894] Elaine Connell Marshall Curtis and his daughter, "Ancestral File of Marshall Curtis and Elaine Connell", Ancestral File.
  2. [S878] Rev. Isaac Offman, Curtis Family Records.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1850, 1900.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1830.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1840.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1850.
  7. [S1] Census of Population 1860.
  8. [S1] Census of Population 1870.
  9. [S1] Census of Population 1880.
  10. [S1] Census of Population 1900.

Jennie C. Smith1

F, b. 1847, d. between 1871 and 1879
Last Edited27 Oct 2006
Birth*Jennie C. Smith was born in 1847 at Georgia.2 
Married Name As of circa 1866,her married name was Curtis.2 
Marriage*She married Samuel Rufus Curtis, son of Samuel Curtis Esq. and Nelley Coble, circa 1866; no marriage record; Jennie's mother was Martha J. Smith.3,4 
Census*Jennie C. Smith and Samuel Rufus Curtis appeared on the census of 20 June 1870 at Lake City, Columbia, Florida, page 344, occupation carpenter, renting, 1 child at home.2 
Death*Jennie C. Smith died between 1871 and 1879 at Columbia, Florida; Samuel was widowed in the 1900 census.5 

Family

Samuel Rufus Curtis b. 2 Aug 1829, d. c Jun 1902
Child

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1870-1880.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1870.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1870, 1880.
  4. [S894] Elaine Connell Marshall Curtis and his daughter, "Ancestral File of Marshall Curtis and Elaine Connell", Ancestral File.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1880.

Michelle Curtis1

F, b. 1868, d. between 1871 and 1879
FatherSamuel Rufus Curtis1 b. 2 Aug 1829, d. c Jun 1902
MotherJennie C. Smith1 b. 1847, d. bt 1871 - 1879
Last Edited27 Oct 2006
Birth*Michelle Curtis was born in 1868 at Columbia, Florida; name is badly spelled in 1870 census.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 20 June 1870 Lake City, Columbia, Florida, in the household of Samuel Rufus Curtis and Jennie C. Smith; page 344, occupation carpenter, renting, 1 child at home.1 
Death*Michelle Curtis died between 1871 and 1879 at Columbia, Florida; not present in 1880 census.2 

Citations

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

Mary Dicey Bratton1,2

F, b. 10 June 1903, d. 10 December 1980
Last Edited27 Oct 2006
Birth*Mary Dicey Bratton was born on 10 June 1903 at Marshall, Searcy, Arkansas.1,2 
Married Name As of 21 June 1924,her married name was Curtis.1,2 
Marriage*She married Harry Burns Curtis, son of Phillip Pennywit Curtis and Margaret Gertrude Burns, on 21 June 1924 at Siloam Springs, Benton, Arkansas.1,2 
Census*Mary Dicey Bratton and Harry Burns Curtis appeared on the census of 9 April 1930 at McAlester, Pittsburg, Oklahoma, ED 37, sheet 11B, occupation commercial manager-power company, renting-$22 month, radio, 1 child at home.1 
Death*Mary Dicey Bratton died on 10 December 1980 at Ardmore, Carter, Oklahoma, at age 77; buried at the Denison Cemetery in Idabel.3,2 

Family

Harry Burns Curtis b. 14 Apr 1898, d. 25 Dec 1966
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  2. [S1306] Anthony Rockefeller, "Ancestral File-Hightower", Ancestral File.
  3. [S44] Social Security Death Index.

Mary Jane Curtis1

F, b. 2 December 1925, d. 26 October 2007
FatherHarry Burns Curtis1 b. 14 Apr 1898, d. 25 Dec 1966
MotherMary Dicey Bratton1 b. 10 Jun 1903, d. 10 Dec 1980
Last Edited21 Sep 2008
Birth*Mary Jane Curtis was born on 2 December 1925 at Fayetteville, Washington, Arkansas.1,2 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 9 April 1930 McAlester, Pittsburg, Oklahoma, in the household of Harry Burns Curtis and Mary Dicey Bratton; ED 37, sheet 11B, occupation commercial manager-power company, renting-$22 month, radio, 1 child at home.1 
Married Name As of 11 May 1949,her married name was Noble.2 
Marriage*Mary Jane Curtis married Samuel Russell Noble on 11 May 1949 at Idabel, McCurtain, Oklahoma.2 
(Witness) BioNote: Published 29 March 2002: TULSA -- Mary Jane Noble of Ardmore has been elected as chairwoman of the University of Oklahoma Board of Regents.
An alumna of the OU College of Business, Noble was appointed to the Board of Regents in 1996 by Gov. Frank Keating. She has served the university in numerous capacities, including as a member of the OU College of Fine Arts Board of Visitors and the OU Alumni Association board of directors and as a trustee of the OU Foundation. In addition, she is an OU Associate and holds an honorary doctorate of humane letters from OU. A member of the Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation Board of Ardmore since 1982, Noble is the widow of Samuel Russel Noble. Her father-in-law, Lloyd Noble, established the foundation in 1945 to honor his late father, Samuel Roberts Noble. She also serves on the boards of a number of civic and philanthropic organizations, including the Goddard Art Center of Ardmore; the Scott and White Hospital and Clinic in Temple, Texas; and Father Martin's Ashley treatment facility in Havre de Grace, Md. In addition, she serves as president of the Glen Foundation of Ardmore and vice president of the Oklahoma Heritage Association.

Noble was inducted into the Oklahoma Hall of Fame in 1995. In 1998, she and other members of the Lloyd Noble family were presented the Clare Boothe Luce Award, the highest honor be-stowed by the Heritage Foundation, for their commitment to family, work, neighborhood, freedom, and peace. In October 1999, she was inducted into the Oklahoma Higher Education Hall of Fame in recognition of her significant contributions to the development of higher education in Oklahoma.2 
Death*Mary Jane Curtis died on 26 October 2007 at Ardmore, Carter, Oklahoma, at age 81; buried at St. Philips Episcopal Church.3,2 
ObitMary Jane's obituary was published in the Daily Ardmoreite on circa 27 October 2007:
Obituary from Craddock Funeral & Cremation Services, 224 1st Avenue SW, Ardmore, Oklahoma 73401: Funeral services for Mary Jane Noble will be Tuesday Oct. 30, 2007 at 11:00 AM at St. Philips Episcopal Church with Craddock Funeral Home directing services. Officiates will be Father Arlen Fowler and Father Ernest Maddon. Honorary Pallbearers will be the OU Women’s Basketball Team.
A longtime Ardmore resident, Mary Jane Noble is a member of the Oklahoma Hall of Fame and served on The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation Board of Trustees and the University of Oklahoma Board of Regents. Noble was born to Mary Bratton and Harry Curtis in Marshall, Ark. At an early age she moved with her family to McAlester and then to Idabel, where she lived until entering the University of Oklahoma were she was a member of Delta Delta Delta sorority.
In 1946, Noble received her Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration. She married Samuel Russell Noble in Idabel, Oklahoma on May 11, 1946. After graduation, she worked in the position of receptionist-secretary for the Dean of Women, while Sam Noble continued classes at OU. From there she worked as secretary for the Departments of Economics, History, Administration and Russian Civilization at Dartmouth College, while her husband pursued another degree.
After college the Nobles established residence in Ardmore, Mary Jane became a home executive and the mother of four children: Lloyd, Nick, Rusty, and Shelley Dru. She was a member of the St. Philips Episcopal Church, where she served in numerous capacities. Through her life, Noble served in leadership positions with numerous civic and community organizations, including president of Ardmore Day Nursery, the Ivy Garden Club, Sunshine Industries, Arbuckle Life Solutions, and Glen Foundation of Ardmore; vice-president of the Oklahoma Heritage Association and served on the board of directors of the National Cowgirl Hall of Fame.
She served on the board of directors/board of trustees/board of regents for the Noble Foundation, University of Oklahoma, Scott and White (Temple, Texas), the Alina Lodge, the Oklahoma University Alumni Association, Goddard Art Center, the Fine Arts College of the University of Oklahoma and Father Martin’s Ashley (Havre de Grace, Md.)
She has also served as chairman of the Substance Abuse Advisory Council to the Oklahoma State Mental Health Board and Ardmore Regional Park Board. She also assisted with Campfire Girls. Additionally, she was a precinct election official for more than 10 years.
In 1983, Noble was honored as the Citizen of the Year in Ardmore and in the spring of 1995 received an honorary doctorate degree from OU. On Nov. 18, 1995, she was inducted into the Oklahoma Hall of Fame. She was awarded Eagel Scout Award from the Boy Scouts of America in 2004, and the Silver Beaver Award in 2003.
Survivors include: three sons and one daughter-in-law: Lloyd Noble II, Nick Noble and Rusty and Sally Noble; one daughter and one son-in-law, Shelley Dru Mullins and her husband, Jeff; seven grandchildren: Cody Noble, Jessie Noble-Nance, Kate Noble-Parker, Lars Noble, Morgan Noble, Ryan Mullins and Blair Mullins; two great grandchildren: Hattie Nance and Riley Noble; two aunts; several cousins, nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Sam on September 21, 1992, and a brother James Curtis.2 

Family

Samuel Russell Noble b. 12 Aug 1925, d. 21 Sep 1992

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  2. [S1306] Anthony Rockefeller, "Ancestral File-Hightower", Ancestral File.
  3. [S44] Social Security Death Index.

James Bratton Curtis1

M, b. 29 August 1933, d. 4 January 1949
FatherHarry Burns Curtis1 b. 14 Apr 1898, d. 25 Dec 1966
MotherMary Dicey Bratton1 b. 10 Jun 1903, d. 10 Dec 1980
Last Edited21 Sep 2008
Birth*James Bratton Curtis was born on 29 August 1933 at McAlester, Pittsburg, Oklahoma.1 
Death*He died on 4 January 1949 at McAlester, Pittsburg, Oklahoma, at age 15.1 

Citations

  1. [S1306] Anthony Rockefeller, "Ancestral File-Hightower", Ancestral File.

Samuel Russell Noble1

M, b. 12 August 1925, d. 21 September 1992
Last Edited27 Oct 2006
Birth*Samuel Russell Noble was born on 12 August 1925 at Colorado Springs, El Paso, Colorado.1 
Marriage*He married Mary Jane Curtis, daughter of Harry Burns Curtis and Mary Dicey Bratton, on 11 May 1949 at Idabel, McCurtain, Oklahoma.1 
Death*Samuel Russell Noble died on 21 September 1992 at Ardmore, Carter, Oklahoma, at age 67.1 

Family

Mary Jane Curtis b. 2 Dec 1925, d. 26 Oct 2007

Citations

  1. [S1306] Anthony Rockefeller, "Ancestral File-Hightower", Ancestral File.