Almira Albright1

F, b. September 1879
FatherJohn Polk Albright1 b. 12 Mar 1842, d. 24 Feb 1899
MotherTemperance Cornelia (Tempy) Curtis1 b. 20 Jun 1838, d. 3 Apr 1936
Last Edited10 Nov 2006
Birth*Almira Albright was born in September 1879 at Alamance, North Carolina.2 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 12 June 1880 Patterson Twp., Alamance, North Carolina, in the household of John Polk Albright and Temperance Cornelia (Tempy) Curtis; page 27D, occupation farmer, 6 children at home.1 
(Witness) CensusAlmira Albright appeared on the census of 5 June 1900 Graham, Alamance, North Carolina, in the household of Temperance Cornelia (Tempy) Curtis; ED 6, sheet 7A, occupation none, widowed, 6 children, 5 living, 2 daughters with her.3 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1880.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1880, 1900.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1900.

Lemuel A. Johnson1

M, b. 1872
Last Edited10 Nov 2006
Birth*Lemuel A. Johnson was born in 1872 at North Carolina.1 
Marriage*He married Fannie V. Albright, daughter of John Polk Albright and Temperance Cornelia (Tempy) Curtis, circa 1902 at Alamance, North Carolina.1 
Census*Lemuel A. Johnson and Fannie V. Albright appeared on the census of 2 May 1910 at Coble Twp., Alamance, North Carolina, ED 3, sheet 11A, occupation own, income, owned home, married 7 years, no children.1 

Family

Fannie V. Albright b. 1 May 1876, d. 2 Jan 1957

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1910.

Rev. David Isaac Offman1

M, b. 18 April 1864, d. 8 September 1954
Last Edited20 Sep 2014
Birth*Rev. David Isaac Offman was born on 18 April 1864 at Newmarket, Hampton, Virginia; son of Frederick Offman and Hannah Caldwell.1,2 
Marriage*He married Mary Elizabeth Jones on 21 December 1892 at Randolph, North Carolina.2,3,4 
CensusRev. David Isaac Offman and Mary Elizabeth Jones appeared on the census of 21 June 1900 at Liberty, Randolph, North Carolina, Ed 89, sheet 12B, occupation minister, renting, married 7 years, 4 children, 4 living.3 
Census*Rev. David Isaac Offman and Mary Elizabeth Jones appeared on the census of 16 April 1910 at China Grove Twp., Rowan, North Carolina, ED 92, sheet 1B, occupation minister-local church, married 17 years, 4 children, 4 living.5 
Marriage*Rev. David Isaac Offman married Fannie V. Albright, daughter of John Polk Albright and Temperance Cornelia (Tempy) Curtis, between 1920 and 1930 at Alamance, North Carolina.1 
Census*Rev. David Isaac Offman appeared on the census of 10 January 1920 at Liberty Twp., Randolph, North Carolina, ED 108, sheet 8A, occupation high school teacher, widowed, living with David and Millie.6 
Census*He and Fannie V. Albright appeared on the census of 24 April 1930 at Coble Twp., Alamance, North Carolina, ED 2, sheet 14A, occupation clergyman-Lutheran Church, renting, Temperance (Curtis) Albright lived with them!1 
Death*Rev. David Isaac Offman died on 8 September 1954 at Burlington, Alamance, North Carolina, at age 90; buried at the Melanchton Lutheran Church Cemetery, "a Lutheran minister for 64 years."7,2 

Family 1

Mary Elizabeth Jones b. 27 Sep 1864, d. 21 Mar 1916
Children

Family 2

Fannie V. Albright b. 1 May 1876, d. 2 Jan 1957

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  2. [S1095] Jocelyn Brabham Barrett (ed), Randolph County Cemetery Records, Melanchton Lutheran Church.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  4. [S1096] North Carolina State Archives, North Carolina Marriage Records.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  7. [S1011] North Carolina State Archives, North Carolina Death Records.

Joseph Boon1

M, b. 1857
Last Edited10 Nov 2006
Birth*Joseph Boon was born in 1857 at North Carolina.1 
Marriage*He married Lenora V. Curtis, daughter of John Madison Curtis II and Mary Allene Trollinger, circa 1876 at Alamance, North Carolina.1 
Census*Joseph Boon and Lenora V. Curtis appeared on the census of 19 June 1880 at Graham Twp., Alamance, North Carolina, occupation tanner, marital status not given, lived with John and Mary, but Lenora is not enumerated.1 
NoteB* No further record found for family.2,3 

Family

Lenora V. Curtis b. 1854, d. bt 1877 - 1880
Child

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1880.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  3. [S878] Rev. Isaac Offman, Curtis Family Records.

Richard G. Boon1

M, b. 1877, d. between 1881 and 1900
FatherJoseph Boon1 b. 1857
MotherLenora V. Curtis1 b. 1854, d. bt 1877 - 1880
Last Edited10 Nov 2006
Birth*Richard G. Boon was born in 1877 at Alamance, North Carolina.1 
Death*He died between 1881 and 1900 at Alamance, North Carolina; no further record after 1880.2,3 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1880.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1880, 1900.
  3. [S878] Rev. Isaac Offman, Curtis Family Records.

Meddie (Mettie) Staley1

F, b. September 1861
Last Edited13 Jan 2007
Birth*Meddie (Mettie) Staley was born in September 1861 at North Carolina; daughter of John and Peggy Staley.2,3 
Married Name As of 21 September 1890,her married name was Curtis.3 
Marriage*She married Daniel Trollinger Curtis, son of John Madison Curtis II and Mary Allene Trollinger, on 21 September 1890 at Alamance, North Carolina; by Richards, minister, witnessed by W.W. and M.M. Lasley.2,3 
Census*Meddie (Mettie) Staley and Daniel Trollinger Curtis appeared on the census of 9 July 1900 at Graham Twp., Alamance, North Carolina, ED 5, sheet 51A, occupation farm laborer, renting, married 11 years, 3 children, 2 living.2 
CensusMeddie (Mettie) Staley and Daniel Trollinger Curtis appeared on the census of 11 May 1910 at Burlington, Alamance, North Carolina, ED 15, sheet 24B, occupation butcher-peddling beef, owned home, married 20 years, 3 children, 2 living.4 
CensusMeddie (Mettie) Staley and Daniel Trollinger Curtis appeared on the census of 11 March 1920 at Faucette Twp., Alamance, North Carolina, ED 6, sheet 14B, occupation house carpenter, renting, 2 children at home.5 
CensusMeddie (Mettie) Staley and Daniel Trollinger Curtis appeared on the census of 29 April 1930 at Burlington, Alamance, North Carolina, ED 23, sheet 32A, occupation carpenter-shop, owned home valued at $300, 1 son at home; listed himself as married, but Mettie was not present.6 

Family

Daniel Trollinger Curtis b. 8 Apr 1863, d. 1 Sep 1934
Children

Citations

  1. [S878] Rev. Isaac Offman, Curtis Family Records.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  3. [S1332] North Carolina Registrar of Deeds Alamance County, Alamance County Marriages.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

Monnie Lorenza Curtis1,2

M, b. 16 July 1891, d. November 1982
FatherDaniel Trollinger Curtis1 b. 8 Apr 1863, d. 1 Sep 1934
MotherMeddie (Mettie) Staley1 b. Sep 1861
Last Edited26 Nov 2006
Birth*Monnie Lorenza Curtis was born on 16 July 1891 at Alamance, North Carolina.3,2 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 9 July 1900 Graham Twp., Alamance, North Carolina, in the household of Daniel Trollinger Curtis and Meddie (Mettie) Staley; ED 5, sheet 51A, occupation farm laborer, renting, married 11 years, 3 children, 2 living.2 
(Witness) CensusMonnie Lorenza Curtis appeared on the census of 11 May 1910 Burlington, Alamance, North Carolina, in the household of Daniel Trollinger Curtis and Meddie (Mettie) Staley; ED 15, sheet 24B, occupation butcher-peddling beef, owned home, married 20 years, 3 children, 2 living.4 
DraftWW1* On 5 June 1917 Monnie Lorenza Curtis registered for the draft at Burlington, Alamance, North Carolina; at the time, he was employed by cotton mill in Burlington.5 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 11 March 1920 Faucette Twp., Alamance, North Carolina, in the household of Daniel Trollinger Curtis and Meddie (Mettie) Staley; ED 6, sheet 14B, occupation house carpenter, renting, 2 children at home.6 
(Witness) CensusMonnie Lorenza Curtis appeared on the census of 29 April 1930 Burlington, Alamance, North Carolina, in the household of Meddie (Mettie) Staley and Daniel Trollinger Curtis; ED 23, sheet 32A, occupation carpenter-shop, owned home valued at $300, 1 son at home; listed himself as married, but Mettie was not present.7 
Death*Monnie Lorenza Curtis died in November 1982 at Burlington, Alamance, North Carolina, at age 91; no North Carolina death record.3 

Citations

  1. [S878] Rev. Isaac Offman, Curtis Family Records.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  3. [S44] Social Security Death Index.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  5. [S758] Ancestry.com, World War I Draft Registration Cards.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  7. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

Samuel Gathright Curtis1,2

M, b. 1 March 1901, d. 12 April 1974
FatherDaniel Trollinger Curtis1 b. 8 Apr 1863, d. 1 Sep 1934
MotherMeddie (Mettie) Staley1 b. Sep 1861
Last Edited20 Jun 2008
(Witness) CensusSamuel Gathright Curtis appeared on the census of 9 July 1900 Graham Twp., Alamance, North Carolina, in the household of Daniel Trollinger Curtis and Meddie (Mettie) Staley; ED 5, sheet 51A, occupation farm laborer, renting, married 11 years, 3 children, 2 living.3 
Birth*Samuel Gathright Curtis was born on 1 March 1901 at Alamance, North Carolina.3,4 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 11 May 1910 Burlington, Alamance, North Carolina, in the household of Daniel Trollinger Curtis and Meddie (Mettie) Staley; ED 15, sheet 24B, occupation butcher-peddling beef, owned home, married 20 years, 3 children, 2 living.5 
(Witness) CensusSamuel Gathright Curtis appeared on the census of 11 March 1920 Faucette Twp., Alamance, North Carolina, in the household of Daniel Trollinger Curtis and Meddie (Mettie) Staley; ED 6, sheet 14B, occupation house carpenter, renting, 2 children at home.6 
Marriage*Samuel Gathright Curtis married Maurice M. Faucette on 24 December 1928 at Residence of the Minister, Alamance, North Carolina; by Wm. P. McCorkel; witnessed by H.L. Coble, Mrs. G.C. Ward.7,8 
Death*Samuel Gathright Curtis died on 12 April 1974 at Burlington, Alamance, North Carolina, at age 73; buried at the Pine Hill Cemetery.4,9 
ObitSamuel Gathright's obituary was published in the Daily Times News on 13 April 1974:
Funeral services for Samuel Gathright "Gath" Curtis, 73, of Rt. 9, Burlington, will be conducted Sunday at 3 p.m. at Lowe Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. James Moon, pastor of Deep Creek Baptist Church. Burial will be in Pine Hill Cemetery. Curtis died Friday in a local hospital following one day of illness.
A native of Alamance County, he was the son of the late Daniel T. and Mettie Staley Curtis, and the husband of Mrs. Maurice Faucette Curtis. Surviving are his widow, of the home, one brother, Monnie Curtis of Rt. 7, Burlington.9 

Family

Maurice M. Faucette b. 4 Nov 1905, d. 29 Dec 1989
Child

Citations

  1. [S878] Rev. Isaac Offman, Curtis Family Records.
  2. [S1320] Burlington Daily Times-News, Burlington Daily Times News, 13 April 1974.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  4. [S1605] Bureau of Vital Statistics and North Carolina State Archives North Carolina State Board of Health, North Carolina Death Certificates.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  7. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  8. [S1332] North Carolina Registrar of Deeds Alamance County, Alamance County Marriages.
  9. [S1320] Burlington Daily Times-News.

Maurice M. Faucette1,2

F, b. 4 November 1905, d. 29 December 1989
Last Edited14 Jan 2007
Birth*Maurice M. Faucette was born on 4 November 1905 at Alamance, North Carolina; daughter of Charlie H. and Bertia Faucette.3,4 
Married Name As of 24 December 1928,her married name was Curtis.5,2 
Marriage*She married Samuel Gathright Curtis, son of Daniel Trollinger Curtis and Meddie (Mettie) Staley, on 24 December 1928 at Residence of the Minister, Alamance, North Carolina; by Wm. P. McCorkel; witnessed by H.L. Coble, Mrs. G.C. Ward.5,2 
Death*Maurice M. Faucette died on 29 December 1989 at Graham, Alamance, North Carolina, at age 84.4 

Family

Samuel Gathright Curtis b. 1 Mar 1901, d. 12 Apr 1974
Child

Citations

  1. [S878] Rev. Isaac Offman, Curtis Family Records.
  2. [S1332] North Carolina Registrar of Deeds Alamance County, Alamance County Marriages.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1920, 1930.
  4. [S1011] North Carolina State Archives, North Carolina Death Records.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

Kathleen Curtis1

F, b. 13 January 1930, d. 15 March 1948
FatherSamuel Gathright Curtis1 b. 1 Mar 1901, d. 12 Apr 1974
MotherMaurice M. Faucette1 b. 4 Nov 1905, d. 29 Dec 1989
Last Edited20 Jun 2008
Birth*Kathleen Curtis was born on 13 January 1930 at Burlington, Alamance, North Carolina.2,3,4 
Death*She died on 15 March 1948 at Burlington, Alamance, North Carolina, at age 18; of pneumonia in a Greensboro hospital; buried at Pine Hill Cemetery in Burlington.1,4 

Citations

  1. [S878] Rev. Isaac Offman, Curtis Family Records.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  3. [S974] North Carolina Dept. of Health & Human Services, North Carolina Birth Records.
  4. [S1605] Bureau of Vital Statistics and North Carolina State Archives North Carolina State Board of Health, North Carolina Death Certificates.

Lucy D. White1

F, b. December 1856, d. 5 March 1924
Last Edited20 Jun 2008
Birth*Lucy D. White was born in December 1856 at Alamance, North Carolina; daughter of Samuel White and Adeline Purear.2 
Married Name As of 5 June 1884,her married name was Curtis.1 
Marriage*She married George Alphonso Curtis, son of Clements Cornelius (Clem) Curtis and Temperance (Tempy) Albright Holt, on 5 June 1884 at home of her father, Melville, Alamance, North Carolina; by James H. Chester, Presbyterian minister; witnessed by C. H. Roney, Cicero Curtis and Flora White.3 
Census*Lucy D. White appeared on the census of 29 June 1900 at Burlington, Alamance, North Carolina, ED 13, sheet 34A, occupation none, owned home, widowed after 14 years of marriage, 5 children, 5 living.4 
CensusShe appeared on the census of 7 April 1910 at Burlington, Alamance, North Carolina, ED 17, sheet 11A, occupation none, widowed, 5 children, 5 living, 4 at home.5 
Will*She left a will on 25 October 1916 at Burlington, Alamance, North Carolina; I now will all I have to David Curtis and Agnes Curtis after any dets (debts) are paid now if David wants to buy Agnes Interest in the house get some one to value the house and land and give her half of every thing if not sell every thing only what you want to keep I want David to settle the estate have no lawsuit. I now will this the 25 October 1916.
Lucy D. Curtis
Mrs. W.F.
Miss Annie G. Webster.1 
CensusShe appeared on the census of 11 February 1920 at Burlington, Alamance, North Carolina, ED 17, sheet 8B, widowed, owned home, David was a pressman at a print shop and Agnes was a public school teacher.6 
Death*She died on 5 March 1924 at Alamance, North Carolina, at age 67; age 66 on death certificate; buried at the Hawfields Presbyterian Church Cemetery.7 

Family

George Alphonso Curtis b. 26 Nov 1852, d. 17 Jan 1899
Children

Citations

  1. [S894] Elaine Connell Marshall Curtis and his daughter, "Ancestral File of Marshall Curtis and Elaine Connell", Ancestral File.
  2. [S1605] Bureau of Vital Statistics and North Carolina State Archives North Carolina State Board of Health, North Carolina Death Certificates.
  3. [S1332] North Carolina Registrar of Deeds Alamance County, Alamance County Marriages.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  7. [S1304] Mrs. J.S. Welborn, North Carolina Tombstone Records, Hawfields.

Mamie Ruffin Curtis1,2

F, b. 3 April 1886, d. June 1964
FatherGeorge Alphonso Curtis1 b. 26 Nov 1852, d. 17 Jan 1899
MotherLucy D. White1 b. Dec 1856, d. 5 Mar 1924
Last Edited22 Jan 2007
Birth*Mamie Ruffin Curtis was born on 3 April 1886 at Alamance, North Carolina.1,2 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 29 June 1900 Burlington, Alamance, North Carolina, in the household of Lucy D. White; ED 13, sheet 34A, occupation none, owned home, widowed after 14 years of marriage, 5 children, 5 living.1 
(Witness) CensusMamie Ruffin Curtis appeared on the census of 7 April 1910 Burlington, Alamance, North Carolina, in the household of Lucy D. White; ED 17, sheet 11A, occupation none, widowed, 5 children, 5 living, 4 at home.3 
Married Name As of 29 August 1911,her married name was Burkett.4 
Marriage*Mamie Ruffin Curtis married Joseph I. Burkett on 29 August 1911 at the home of the bride, Alamance, North Carolina; by J.D. Williams, Methodist Protestant minister; G.D. Curtis, W.D. Curtis, Agnes Curtis, witnesses.4 
Census*Mamie Ruffin Curtis and Joseph I. Burkett appeared on the census of 21 February 1920 at Jacksonville, Duval, Florida, Ed 60, sheet 55B, occupation transfer company, renting, no children, Mamie was listed as the head of household.5 
CensusMamie Ruffin Curtis and Joseph I. Burkett appeared on the census of 3 April 1930 at Jacksonville, Duval, Florida, ED 39, sheet 2A, occupation none, renting-$25 month, no children, 2 roomers.6 
Death*Mamie Ruffin Curtis died in June 1964 at Duval, Florida, at age 78; no further information; first name spelled "Mayme" in death index.7 

Family

Joseph I. Burkett b. 1884, d. 1954

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  2. [S974] North Carolina Dept. of Health & Human Services, North Carolina Birth Records.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  4. [S1332] North Carolina Registrar of Deeds Alamance County, Alamance County Marriages.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  7. [S295] Florida State Department of Health, Florida Death Index.

William Oscar Curtis1

M, b. 23 August 1887, d. 31 December 1967
FatherGeorge Alphonso Curtis1 b. 26 Nov 1852, d. 17 Jan 1899
MotherLucy D. White1 b. Dec 1856, d. 5 Mar 1924
Last Edited31 Dec 2014
Birth*William Oscar Curtis was born on 23 August 1887 at Graham, Alamance, North Carolina.1,2 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 29 June 1900 Burlington, Alamance, North Carolina, in the household of Lucy D. White; ED 13, sheet 34A, occupation none, owned home, widowed after 14 years of marriage, 5 children, 5 living.1 
Marriage*William Oscar Curtis married Margaret Adaline (Maggie) Griffin on 30 July 1907 at Emma McAdams Residence, Alamance, North Carolina; by J.D. Andrew; G.O. King, Emma McAdams witnesses.3 
(Witness) CensusWilliam Oscar Curtis appeared on the census of 7 April 1910 Burlington, Alamance, North Carolina, in the household of Lucy D. White; ED 17, sheet 11A, occupation none, widowed, 5 children, 5 living, 4 at home.4 
DraftWW1* On 1 June 1917 William Oscar Curtis registered for the draft at Snow Camp, Alamance, North Carolina; at the time, he was employed by himself as a farmer; wife and 3 children.2 
Census*He and Margaret Adaline (Maggie) Griffin appeared on the census of 30 January 1920 at Newlin Twp., Alamance, North Carolina, ED 12, sheet 7B, occupation farmer, renting, 5 children at home.5 
CensusWilliam Oscar Curtis and Margaret Adaline (Maggie) Griffin appeared on the census of 23 April 1930 at Albright Twp., Alamance, North Carolina, ED 10, sheet 9A, occupation farmer, owned farm, 8 children at home.6 
CensusWilliam Oscar Curtis and Margaret Adaline (Maggie) Griffin appeared on the census of 3 April 1940 at Albright Twp., Alamance, North Carolina, ED 12, sheet 1A, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $1,500, 5 children at home.7 
Death*William Oscar Curtis died on 31 December 1967 at Graham, Alamance, North Carolina, at age 80; buried at Bethlehem Pilgrim Church in Alamance County.8,9 
ObitWilliam Oscar's obituary was published in the Daily News on 1 January 1968:
Graham -- William Oscar Curtis, 80, of Rt. 1, died in a Burlington hospital Sunday after 17 days illness. The body is at McClure Funeral Home pending completion of funeral plans. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Margaret Griffin Curtis, sons, Elmore Curtis of LaBelle, Fla., O.D. Curtis of the home, Marvin Curtis of Rt. 1, James E. Curtis of Burlington; daughters, Mrs. Lucy Barber of Gibsonville, Mrs. Evelyn Sterzbach and Mrs. Nellie Newland of Greensboro, Mrs. Josephine Clapp of burlington; brother George David Curtis of Burlington; sister, Miss Agnes Curtis of Burlington.10 

Family

Margaret Adaline (Maggie) Griffin b. 25 Sep 1889, d. 1 Jan 1979
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  2. [S758] Ancestry.com, World War I Draft Registration Cards.
  3. [S1332] North Carolina Registrar of Deeds Alamance County, Alamance County Marriages.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  7. [S1] Census of Population 1940.
  8. [S44] Social Security Death Index.
  9. [S1605] Bureau of Vital Statistics and North Carolina State Archives North Carolina State Board of Health, North Carolina Death Certificates.
  10. [S1861] Selected United States Newspapers.

Lelia Maria Curtis1,2

F, b. 27 March 1889, d. 3 July 1913
FatherGeorge Alphonso Curtis1 b. 26 Nov 1852, d. 17 Jan 1899
MotherLucy D. White1 b. Dec 1856, d. 5 Mar 1924
Last Edited31 Dec 2014
Birth*Lelia Maria Curtis was born on 27 March 1889 at Alamance, North Carolina.1,3 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 29 June 1900 Burlington, Alamance, North Carolina, in the household of Lucy D. White; ED 13, sheet 34A, occupation none, owned home, widowed after 14 years of marriage, 5 children, 5 living.4 
Census*Lelia Maria Curtis appeared on the census of 19 April 1910 at State Hospital for the Insane, Raleigh, Wake, North Carolina, ED 125, sheet 1A, occupation nurse, single, boarding.1 
Married Name As of 6 April 1911,her married name was Finch.5,2 
Marriage*She married William Thomas Finch on 6 April 1911 at Raleigh, Wake, North Carolina.5,2 
Death*Lelia Maria Curtis died on 3 July 1913 at Raleigh, Wake, North Carolina, at age 24; from typhoid feve; buried at a Burlington Cemetery.6 

Family

William Thomas Finch b. 1 Jan 1889, d. 14 Nov 1971

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  2. [S2085] State of North Carolina, North Carolina Marriages 1759-1979.
  3. [S1605] Bureau of Vital Statistics and North Carolina State Archives North Carolina State Board of Health, North Carolina Death Certificates.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  5. [S878] Rev. Isaac Offman, Curtis Family Records.
  6. [S1011] North Carolina State Archives, North Carolina Death Records.

George David Curtis1

M, b. 29 May 1895, d. 14 September 1982
FatherGeorge Alphonso Curtis1 b. 26 Nov 1852, d. 17 Jan 1899
MotherLucy D. White1 b. Dec 1856, d. 5 Mar 1924
Last Edited31 Dec 2014
Birth*George David Curtis was born on 29 May 1895 at Alamance, North Carolina.1 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 29 June 1900 Burlington, Alamance, North Carolina, in the household of Lucy D. White; ED 13, sheet 34A, occupation none, owned home, widowed after 14 years of marriage, 5 children, 5 living.1 
(Witness) CensusGeorge David Curtis appeared on the census of 7 April 1910 Burlington, Alamance, North Carolina, in the household of Lucy D. White; ED 17, sheet 11A, occupation none, widowed, 5 children, 5 living, 4 at home.2 
(Witness) CensusGeorge David Curtis appeared on the census of 11 February 1920 Burlington, Alamance, North Carolina, in the household of Lucy D. White; ED 17, sheet 8B, widowed, owned home, David was a pressman at a print shop and Agnes was a public school teacher.3 
Marriage*George David Curtis married Mabel Loy circa 1925; no North Carolina marriage record found.4,5 
Census*George David Curtis and Mabel Loy appeared on the census of 8 April 1930 at Burlington, Alamance, North Carolina, ED 17, sheet 9B, occupation manager-bookstore, owned home valued at $8,000, radio, 1 son and Alice Loy at home.4 
Death*George David Curtis died on 14 September 1982 at Burlington, Alamance, North Carolina, at age 87.6 
ObitGeorge David's obituary was published in the Daily News on 25 September 1982:
Burlington – G. David “Mutt” Curtis, 87, of 2035 Nottingham Lane, died Tuesday at Alamance County Hospital after a sudden illness. Graveside service will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Pine Hill Cemetery with Dr. Charles Williams officiating.
He was an Alamance County native, former owner and operator of Alamance Office Supply Co., Inc., a member of First Presbyterian Church, former deacon, former member of the Burlington Rotary Club, former president of the Burlington Merchants Association, director emeritus and former senior vice president of First Federal Savings and Loan and a former member of its board of directors, a World War I veteran and former member of Beulah Lodge AF&AF 409.
Surviving are wife, Mrs. Mabel Loy Curtis; daughter, Mrs. Martha Hudgins of Burlington; son, George Curtis Jr. of Burlington; sister, Miss Jennie Curtis of the Presbyterian Home, High Point; five grandchildren; one great-grandchild. The family will be at the home.7 

Family

Mabel Loy b. 1 Dec 1899, d. 23 Oct 1982
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  5. [S878] Rev. Isaac Offman, Curtis Family Records.
  6. [S1011] North Carolina State Archives, North Carolina Death Records.
  7. [S1861] Selected United States Newspapers.
  8. [S974] North Carolina Dept. of Health & Human Services, North Carolina Birth Records.

Jennie Agnes Curtis1

F, b. 24 April 1899, d. 21 November 1983
FatherGeorge Alphonso Curtis1 b. 26 Nov 1852, d. 17 Jan 1899
MotherLucy D. White1 b. Dec 1856, d. 5 Mar 1924
Last Edited31 Dec 2014
Birth*Jennie Agnes Curtis was born on 24 April 1899 at Alamance, North Carolina.1,2 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 29 June 1900 Burlington, Alamance, North Carolina, in the household of Lucy D. White; ED 13, sheet 34A, occupation none, owned home, widowed after 14 years of marriage, 5 children, 5 living.1 
(Witness) CensusJennie Agnes Curtis appeared on the census of 7 April 1910 Burlington, Alamance, North Carolina, in the household of Lucy D. White; ED 17, sheet 11A, occupation none, widowed, 5 children, 5 living, 4 at home.3 
(Witness) CensusJennie Agnes Curtis appeared on the census of 11 February 1920 Burlington, Alamance, North Carolina, in the household of Lucy D. White; ED 17, sheet 8B, widowed, owned home, David was a pressman at a print shop and Agnes was a public school teacher.4 
Death*Jennie Agnes Curtis died on 21 November 1983 at Burlington, Alamance, North Carolina, at age 84; in a High Point nursing home; never married; buried at the Hawfields Presbyterian Church Cemetery.2,5,6 
ObitJennie Agnes's obituary was published in the Record on 22 November 1983:
Burlington -- Miss Jennie Agnes (Jack) Curtis, 84, of the Presbyterian Home in High Point, died Monday at the home. Graveside service will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Hawfields Presbyterian Church Cemetery. She was a native of Alamance County and a member of First Presbyterian Church. There are no immediate survivors.7 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  2. [S1304] Mrs. J.S. Welborn, North Carolina Tombstone Records, Hawfields.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  5. [S44] Social Security Death Index.
  6. [S1011] North Carolina State Archives, North Carolina Death Records.
  7. [S1861] Selected United States Newspapers.

Margaret Adaline (Maggie) Griffin1,2

F, b. 25 September 1889, d. 1 January 1979
Last Edited31 Dec 2014
Birth*Margaret Adaline (Maggie) Griffin was born on 25 September 1889 at North Carolina; daughter of James and Nancy Griffin.1 
Married Name As of 30 July 1907,her married name was Curtis.2 
Marriage*She married William Oscar Curtis, son of George Alphonso Curtis and Lucy D. White, on 30 July 1907 at Emma McAdams Residence, Alamance, North Carolina; by J.D. Andrew; G.O. King, Emma McAdams witnesses.2 
Census*Margaret Adaline (Maggie) Griffin and William Oscar Curtis appeared on the census of 30 January 1920 at Newlin Twp., Alamance, North Carolina, ED 12, sheet 7B, occupation farmer, renting, 5 children at home.3 
CensusMargaret Adaline (Maggie) Griffin and William Oscar Curtis appeared on the census of 23 April 1930 at Albright Twp., Alamance, North Carolina, ED 10, sheet 9A, occupation farmer, owned farm, 8 children at home.4 
CensusMargaret Adaline (Maggie) Griffin and William Oscar Curtis appeared on the census of 3 April 1940 at Albright Twp., Alamance, North Carolina, ED 12, sheet 1A, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $1,500, 5 children at home.5 
Death*Margaret Adaline (Maggie) Griffin died on 1 January 1979 at Burlington, Alamance, North Carolina, at age 89; buried at Bethlehem Wesleyan Church Cemetery.6,1 
ObitMargaret Adaline (Maggie)'s obituary was published in the Record on 2 January 1979:
Graham – Mrs. Margaret “Granny” Griffin Curtis, 89, of Rt. 1 died Monday at Alamance County Hospital. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Bible Wesleyan Church, where she was a member, with the Rev. Ebert Barrow and the Rev. Robert Witter officiating. Burial will be at Bethlehem Wesleyan Church.
A native of Alamance County, she ws a housewife. Surviving are sons, O.D. Curtis, of the home; George E. Curtis of La Belle, Fla., Marvin Curtis of Rt. 1, James Curtis of Burlington; daughters, Mrs. Lucy Barber of Gibsonville, Mrs. Evelyn Sterzbach of Graham, Mrs. Josephine Clapp of Burlington; sister, Mrs. Charlie Beal of Swepsonville; 15 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren.7 

Family

William Oscar Curtis b. 23 Aug 1887, d. 31 Dec 1967
Children

Citations

  1. [S1011] North Carolina State Archives, North Carolina Death Records.
  2. [S1332] North Carolina Registrar of Deeds Alamance County, Alamance County Marriages.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1940.
  6. [S44] Social Security Death Index.
  7. [S1861] Selected United States Newspapers.

George Elmo Curtis1,2

M, b. 17 August 1910, d. 16 July 1994
FatherWilliam Oscar Curtis3 b. 23 Aug 1887, d. 31 Dec 1967
MotherMargaret Adaline (Maggie) Griffin3 b. 25 Sep 1889, d. 1 Jan 1979
Last Edited31 Dec 2014
Birth*George Elmo Curtis was born on 17 August 1910 at Alamance, North Carolina.3,2 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 30 January 1920 Newlin Twp., Alamance, North Carolina, in the household of William Oscar Curtis and Margaret Adaline (Maggie) Griffin; ED 12, sheet 7B, occupation farmer, renting, 5 children at home.3 
(Witness) CensusGeorge Elmo Curtis appeared on the census of 23 April 1930 Albright Twp., Alamance, North Carolina, in the household of William Oscar Curtis and Margaret Adaline (Maggie) Griffin; ED 10, sheet 9A, occupation farmer, owned farm, 8 children at home.4 
Marriage*George Elmo Curtis married Mabel Jane Crabtree on 24 December 1932 at Pittsylvania, Virginia.5,6 
Census*George Elmo Curtis and Mabel Jane Crabtree appeared on the census of 23 April 1940 at Albright, Alamance, North Carolina, ED 1-12, sheet 11B, occupation hosiery mill, real estate valued at $300, 2 sons.7 
Death*George Elmo Curtis died on 16 July 1994 at Graham, Alamance, North Carolina, at age 83; buried at the Mt. Hermon Church Cemetery.2,5,8 

Family

Mabel Jane Crabtree b. 9 May 1912, d. 16 Mar 1990

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1920, 1930.
  2. [S1011] North Carolina State Archives, North Carolina Death Records.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  5. [S1304] Mrs. J.S. Welborn, North Carolina Tombstone Records, Mt. Hermon.
  6. [S2136] State of Virginia, Virginia Marriages 1785-1940.
  7. [S1] Census of Population 1940.
  8. [S1861] Selected United States Newspapers, death notice.

Lucy Margaret Curtis1,2

F, b. 9 December 1912, d. 2 July 2001
FatherWilliam Oscar Curtis3 b. 23 Aug 1887, d. 31 Dec 1967
MotherMargaret Adaline (Maggie) Griffin3 b. 25 Sep 1889, d. 1 Jan 1979
Last Edited17 Feb 2007
Birth*Lucy Margaret Curtis was born on 9 December 1912 at Alamance, North Carolina.3,4 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 30 January 1920 Newlin Twp., Alamance, North Carolina, in the household of William Oscar Curtis and Margaret Adaline (Maggie) Griffin; ED 12, sheet 7B, occupation farmer, renting, 5 children at home.3 
(Witness) CensusLucy Margaret Curtis appeared on the census of 23 April 1930 Albright Twp., Alamance, North Carolina, in the household of William Oscar Curtis and Margaret Adaline (Maggie) Griffin; ED 10, sheet 9A, occupation farmer, owned farm, 8 children at home.5 
Death*Lucy Margaret Curtis died on 2 July 2001 at Burlington, Alamance, North Carolina, at age 88; married Gervas Love; buried at Bethlehem Wesleyan Church Cemetery; SSDI record says she died in Annandale, Fairfax, Virginia.6 
ObitLucy Margaret's obituary was published in the Burlington Newspaper on circa 3 July 2001:
BURLINGTON — Mrs. Lucy Curtis Love, 88, a resident of Alamance Health Care Center, died at 5:39 a.m. Monday, July 2, 2001, at Alamance Regional Medical Center.
A native of Alamance County, she was the wife of the late Gervas E. Love, and the daughter of William Oscar Curtis and Margaret Griffin Curtis, both deceased. She was a retired employee of Burlington Industries. Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Linda L. Foss of Annandale, Va; a sister, Mrs. Josephine C. Clapp of Burlington; and two brothers, Mr. Marvin C. Curtis and Mr. James E. Curtis, both of Graham. The funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Rich & Thompson Chapel in Burlington by the Rev. Howard Thompson. Burial will be in Bethlehem Wesleyan Church cemetery.6 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1920, 1930.
  2. [S974] North Carolina Dept. of Health & Human Services, North Carolina Birth Records.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  4. [S44] Social Security Death Index.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  6. [S1320] Burlington Daily Times-News.

Evelyn Bernice Curtis1,2

F, b. 11 June 1916, d. 31 August 1997
FatherWilliam Oscar Curtis3 b. 23 Aug 1887, d. 31 Dec 1967
MotherMargaret Adaline (Maggie) Griffin3 b. 25 Sep 1889, d. 1 Jan 1979
Last Edited3 Feb 2015
Birth*Evelyn Bernice Curtis was born on 11 June 1916 at Alamance, North Carolina.3,4 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 30 January 1920 Newlin Twp., Alamance, North Carolina, in the household of William Oscar Curtis and Margaret Adaline (Maggie) Griffin; ED 12, sheet 7B, occupation farmer, renting, 5 children at home.3 
(Witness) CensusEvelyn Bernice Curtis appeared on the census of 23 April 1930 Albright Twp., Alamance, North Carolina, in the household of William Oscar Curtis and Margaret Adaline (Maggie) Griffin; ED 10, sheet 9A, occupation farmer, owned farm, 8 children at home.5 
(Witness) CensusEvelyn Bernice Curtis appeared on the census of 3 April 1940 Albright Twp., Alamance, North Carolina, in the household of William Oscar Curtis and Margaret Adaline (Maggie) Griffin; ED 12, sheet 1A, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $1,500, 5 children at home.6 
Death*Evelyn Bernice Curtis died on 31 August 1997 at Graham, Alamance, North Carolina, at age 81.4 
ObitEvelyn Bernice's obituary was published in the News & Record on 2 September 1997:
Morehead City -- Evelyn C. Sterzbach, 81, died Sunday at Carteret General Hospital. The funeral will be held 11 a.m. at Munden Funeral Home and Crematory with the Rev. Tom Lamkin officiating. Burial will be in Gethsemane Memorial Park. She is survived by her husband, Rodney Sterzbach of Morehead City; daughter, Joan Scripture of Greenville, S.C; sisters, Lucy Love and Josephine Clapp of Burlington; brothers, Jim Curtis of Elizabeth City, and Marvin Curtis of Graham; two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.7 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1920, 1930.
  2. [S974] North Carolina Dept. of Health & Human Services, North Carolina Birth Records.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  4. [S44] Social Security Death Index.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1940.
  7. [S1861] Selected United States Newspapers.

Nellie White Curtis1,2

F, b. 20 March 1918, d. 30 December 1973
FatherWilliam Oscar Curtis3 b. 23 Aug 1887, d. 31 Dec 1967
MotherMargaret Adaline (Maggie) Griffin3 b. 25 Sep 1889, d. 1 Jan 1979
Last Edited3 Feb 2015
Birth*Nellie White Curtis was born on 20 March 1918 at Alamance, North Carolina.3,2,4 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 30 January 1920 Newlin Twp., Alamance, North Carolina, in the household of William Oscar Curtis and Margaret Adaline (Maggie) Griffin; ED 12, sheet 7B, occupation farmer, renting, 5 children at home.3 
(Witness) CensusNellie White Curtis appeared on the census of 23 April 1930 Albright Twp., Alamance, North Carolina, in the household of William Oscar Curtis and Margaret Adaline (Maggie) Griffin; ED 10, sheet 9A, occupation farmer, owned farm, 8 children at home.5 
Married Name As of 14 July 1934,her married name was Griffin.6 
Marriage*Nellie White Curtis married Lloyd Griffin on 14 July 1934 at Alamance, North Carolina; need further confirmation; this Lloyd Griffin was divorced when he died.6 
(Witness) CensusNellie White Curtis appeared on the census of 3 April 1940 Albright Twp., Alamance, North Carolina, in the household of William Oscar Curtis and Margaret Adaline (Maggie) Griffin; ED 12, sheet 1A, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $1,500, 5 children at home.7 
Death*Nellie White Curtis died on 30 December 1973 at Greensboro, Guilford, North Carolina, at age 55; last name Newland, divorced; occupation beautician; buried at Bethlehem Wesleyan Cemetery in Alamance County.4 
ObitNellie White's obituary was published in the Daily News on 31 December 1973:
Mrs. Nellie Curtis Newland , 55, of 208 W. Fisher Ave., died Sunday in Moses Cone Hospital. Funeral will be 2 p.m. Tuesday at Magnolia Street Baptist Church, where she was a member, with the Rev. Jack Roe, the Rev. Max Alman and the Rev. Robert Writter officiating. Burial will be at Bethlehem Wesleyan Church near Snow Camp.
She was a native of Alamance County and a beautician at Marie’s Beauty Salon. Surviving are mother, Mrs. W.O. Curtis of Rt. 1, Graham; brothers, George E. Curtis of La Belle, Fla., O.D. and Marvin Curtis of Rt. 1 Graham. James E. Curtis of Burlington; sisters, Mrs. Lucie C. Barber of Gibsonville, Mrs. Evelyn C. Sterzbach of Graham, Mrs. Josephine C. Clapp of Burlington.8 

Family

Lloyd Griffin b. 1914, d. 26 Apr 1974

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1920, 1930.
  2. [S974] North Carolina Dept. of Health & Human Services, North Carolina Birth Records.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  4. [S1605] Bureau of Vital Statistics and North Carolina State Archives North Carolina State Board of Health, North Carolina Death Certificates.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  6. [S1332] North Carolina Registrar of Deeds Alamance County, Alamance County Marriages.
  7. [S1] Census of Population 1940.
  8. [S1861] Selected United States Newspapers.

Oscar David Curtis1,2

M, b. 25 November 1919, d. 7 October 1983
FatherWilliam Oscar Curtis1 b. 23 Aug 1887, d. 31 Dec 1967
MotherMargaret Adaline (Maggie) Griffin1 b. 25 Sep 1889, d. 1 Jan 1979
Last Edited9 Feb 2016
Birth*Oscar David Curtis was born on 25 November 1919 at Alamance, North Carolina.1,2 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 30 January 1920 Newlin Twp., Alamance, North Carolina, in the household of William Oscar Curtis and Margaret Adaline (Maggie) Griffin; ED 12, sheet 7B, occupation farmer, renting, 5 children at home.1 
(Witness) CensusOscar David Curtis appeared on the census of 23 April 1930 Albright Twp., Alamance, North Carolina, in the household of William Oscar Curtis and Margaret Adaline (Maggie) Griffin; ED 10, sheet 9A, occupation farmer, owned farm, 8 children at home.3 
(Witness) CensusOscar David Curtis appeared on the census of 3 April 1940 Albright Twp., Alamance, North Carolina, in the household of William Oscar Curtis and Margaret Adaline (Maggie) Griffin; ED 12, sheet 1A, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $1,500, 5 children at home.4 
Marriage*Oscar David Curtis married Mabel Wilson on 22 November 1945 at Alamance, North Carolina.5 
Death*Oscar David Curtis died on 7 October 1983 at Snow Camp, Alamance, North Carolina, at age 63.2 

Family

Mabel Wilson b. 1923

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  2. [S1011] North Carolina State Archives, North Carolina Death Records.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1940.
  5. [S2085] State of North Carolina, North Carolina Marriages 1759-1979.

Josephine Marlow Curtis1,2

F, b. 4 January 1921, d. 5 June 2009
FatherWilliam Oscar Curtis1 b. 23 Aug 1887, d. 31 Dec 1967
MotherMargaret Adaline (Maggie) Griffin1 b. 25 Sep 1889, d. 1 Jan 1979
Last Edited17 Jun 2009
Birth*Josephine Marlow Curtis was born on 4 January 1921 at Alamance, North Carolina.1,2 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 23 April 1930 Albright Twp., Alamance, North Carolina, in the household of William Oscar Curtis and Margaret Adaline (Maggie) Griffin; ED 10, sheet 9A, occupation farmer, owned farm, 8 children at home.3 
Death*Josephine Marlow Curtis died on 5 June 2009 at Burlington, Alamance, North Carolina, at age 88; buried at Alamance Memorial Park Cemetery.4 
ObitJosephine Marlow's obituary was published in the News Record on 7 June 2009:
Mrs. Josephine Curtis Smith Clapp, 88, of Burlington, died Friday, June 5, 2009, at Wake Medical Center in Cary. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. on Monday, June 8, at First Baptist Church of Burlington, 400 S. Broad Street, Burlington, NC 27215, where she was a member. Officiating will be the Rev. Dr. Terry Peele and the Rev. Dr. Dale O. Steele. Burial will be in Alamance Memorial Park. A native of Alamance County, Mrs. Clapp was the wife of the late Walter Stokes Smith and the late Charlie Voyght Clapp. She was the daughter of the late William Oscar Curtis and the late Margaret Griffin Curtis. Mrs. Clapp retired as a Quality Control Supervisor from Kayser Roth Hosiery Mills after over 40 years of service. Until two months ago she volunteered as a Pink Lady at Alamance Regional Medical Center.
In addition to her two husbands and parents, she was preceded in death by her son, Walter Michael Smith; four sisters, LeRue Curtis, Nellie Curtis Newland, Evelyn Zachery Sterzbach and Lucy Love Barber, and two brothers, Elmo Curtis and O.D. Curtis. Mrs. Clapp is survived by her daughter, Marlyn Smith Smith and her husband, Randy, of Cary; her sons, Jack Curtis Smith and his wife, Connie, of Greensboro and Phillip Keevin Smith and his wife, Kathy, of High Point; her grandchildren, Heather Smith, Ashley Smith, Kristy Smith Mallard, Kari Smith, April Smith Ellis and Jeffrey Smith; her great-grandchildren, Nicole Smith, Jordan Smith, Austin Smith, Madison Mallard, Jake Ellis and Preston Smith; her great-great-grandchild, Tyler Smith; and her brothers, Pat Curtis of Graham and Jimmy Curtis of Elon.4 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  2. [S974] North Carolina Dept. of Health & Human Services, North Carolina Birth Records.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  4. [S1320] Burlington Daily Times-News.

Marvin Carroll Curtis1,2

M, b. 31 December 1922
FatherWilliam Oscar Curtis1 b. 23 Aug 1887, d. 31 Dec 1967
MotherMargaret Adaline (Maggie) Griffin1 b. 25 Sep 1889, d. 1 Jan 1979
Last Edited9 Feb 2016
Birth*Marvin Carroll Curtis was born on 31 December 1922 at Alamance, North Carolina.1,2,3 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 23 April 1930 Albright Twp., Alamance, North Carolina, in the household of William Oscar Curtis and Margaret Adaline (Maggie) Griffin; ED 10, sheet 9A, occupation farmer, owned farm, 8 children at home.1 
(Witness) CensusMarvin Carroll Curtis appeared on the census of 3 April 1940 Albright Twp., Alamance, North Carolina, in the household of William Oscar Curtis and Margaret Adaline (Maggie) Griffin; ED 12, sheet 1A, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $1,500, 5 children at home.4 
DraftWW11* In 1942 Marvin Carroll Curtis registered for the draft at Route 1, Graham, Alamance, North Carolina; at the time, he was employed by W.O. Curtis as a farmer.3 
Marriage*He married Mary Johnson on 8 May 1943 at Graham, Alamance, North Carolina.5 
Milit-Beg*Marvin Carroll Curtis began military service on 16 August 1944 at Fort Bragg, Hoke, North Carolina, as a private for the duration of the war, occupation farm hand, 2 years of high school, married.6 

Family

Mary Johnson b. 1924

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  2. [S974] North Carolina Dept. of Health & Human Services, North Carolina Birth Records.
  3. [S759] National Archives and Records Administration, World War II Draft Registration Cards.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1940.
  5. [S2085] State of North Carolina, North Carolina Marriages 1759-1979.
  6. [S1213] Ancestry.com, "Ancestry.com", Ancestral File, U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records.

James Edward Curtis1,2

M, b. 16 December 1925
FatherWilliam Oscar Curtis1 b. 23 Aug 1887, d. 31 Dec 1967
MotherMargaret Adaline (Maggie) Griffin1 b. 25 Sep 1889, d. 1 Jan 1979
Last Edited31 Dec 2014
Birth*James Edward Curtis was born on 16 December 1925 at Alamance, North Carolina; no first name or exact date of birth in birth record index.1,3,2 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 23 April 1930 Albright Twp., Alamance, North Carolina, in the household of William Oscar Curtis and Margaret Adaline (Maggie) Griffin; ED 10, sheet 9A, occupation farmer, owned farm, 8 children at home.1 
(Witness) CensusJames Edward Curtis appeared on the census of 3 April 1940 Albright Twp., Alamance, North Carolina, in the household of William Oscar Curtis and Margaret Adaline (Maggie) Griffin; ED 12, sheet 1A, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $1,500, 5 children at home.4 
DraftWW11* In 1943 James Edward Curtis registered for the draft at Route 1, Graham, Alamance, North Carolina; at the time, he was employed by W.O. Curtis as a farmer, single.2 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  2. [S759] National Archives and Records Administration, World War II Draft Registration Cards.
  3. [S974] North Carolina Dept. of Health & Human Services, North Carolina Birth Records.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1940.

Charles Roscoe Curtis1,2

M, b. 10 July 1880, d. 12 September 1952
FatherSamuel Alonzo Curtis1 b. Nov 1841, d. bt 1901 - 1910
MotherNancy Ora Anne Cheek1 b. 1846, d. bt 1890 - 1900
Last Edited20 Jun 2008
Birth*Charles Roscoe Curtis was born on 10 July 1880 at Alamance, North Carolina; death record says 1882.1,2,3 
Marriage*He married Louise Wayne on 23 October 1910 at Mrs. Wayne's residence, Gibsonville, Alamance, North Carolina; by E. F. Parker, minister; witnessed by Florence and Virginia Wayne and C.C. Riggins.4 
Census*Charles Roscoe Curtis and Louise Wayne appeared on the census of 7 April 1930 at Gibsonville, Alamance, North Carolina, ED 4, sheet 2B, occupation house painter, renting-$12.50 month, no radio, 9 children at home.5 
Death*Charles Roscoe Curtis died on 12 September 1952 at Boone Station, Gibsonville, Alamance, North Carolina, at age 72; record reads Charlie R. Curtis, no county of death; buried at the Gibsonville City Cemetery.6 

Family

Louise Wayne b. 9 Jun 1892, d. 25 Jul 1977
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  2. [S974] North Carolina Dept. of Health & Human Services, North Carolina Birth Records.
  3. [S1605] Bureau of Vital Statistics and North Carolina State Archives North Carolina State Board of Health, North Carolina Death Certificates.
  4. [S1332] North Carolina Registrar of Deeds Alamance County, Alamance County Marriages.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  6. [S1011] North Carolina State Archives, North Carolina Death Records.

Louise Wayne1

F, b. 9 June 1892, d. 25 July 1977
Last Edited20 Jun 2008
Birth*Louise Wayne was born on 9 June 1892 at North Carolina; daughter of John and Willie Boykin Wayne.1,2 
Married Name As of 22 October 1910,her married name was Curtis.3 
Marriage*She married Charles Roscoe Curtis, son of Samuel Alonzo Curtis and Nancy Ora Anne Cheek, on 23 October 1910 at Mrs. Wayne's residence, Gibsonville, Alamance, North Carolina; by E. F. Parker, minister; witnessed by Florence and Virginia Wayne and C.C. Riggins.3 
Census*Louise Wayne and Charles Roscoe Curtis appeared on the census of 7 April 1930 at Gibsonville, Alamance, North Carolina, ED 4, sheet 2B, occupation house painter, renting-$12.50 month, no radio, 9 children at home.4 
DeathLouise Wayne died in July 1977 at Gibsonville, Guilford, North Carolina, at age 85; at the North Carolina Lutheran Home in Salisbury; buried at the Gibsonville City Cemetery.5 
Obit*Louise's obituary was published in the Times-News on 25 July 1977:
Gibsonville – Mrs. Louise Wayne Curtis, 85, formerly of Gibsonville, died at 1 p.m. Sunday in the North Carolina Lutheran Home in Salisbury. She was a native of Battleboro. She was the daughter of the late John and Willie Boykin Wayne, and the wife of the late Charles R. Curtis. She was a retired employee of Minneola Plant of Cone Mills and a member of Sharon Lutheran Church.
She is survived by five sons, Finley B. and Paul K. Curtis, both of Gibsonville, Hal J. Curtis and Edward C. Curtis, both of Rt. 1, Burlington, George M. Curtis of Graham; four daughters, Mrs. Helen Duncan of Asheville, Mrs. Willie Barkhurst of Phoenix, Arizona, Mrs. Mary Bell of New Mexico, and Mrs. Edna Poole of Burlington; eighteen grandchildren and eight great grandchildren. Funeral services will be held 2:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Sharon Lutheran Church by the Rev. W.H. Link, pastor. Burial will be in the Gibsonville City Cemetery.5 

Family

Charles Roscoe Curtis b. 10 Jul 1880, d. 12 Sep 1952
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  2. [S44] Social Security Death Index.
  3. [S1332] North Carolina Registrar of Deeds Alamance County, Alamance County Marriages.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  5. [S1320] Burlington Daily Times-News.
  6. [S974] North Carolina Dept. of Health & Human Services, North Carolina Birth Records.
  7. [S1605] Bureau of Vital Statistics and North Carolina State Archives North Carolina State Board of Health, North Carolina Death Certificates.

Finley Bruce Curtis1,2

M, b. 24 June 1911, d. 29 November 1979
FatherCharles Roscoe Curtis1 b. 10 Jul 1880, d. 12 Sep 1952
MotherLouise Wayne1 b. 9 Jun 1892, d. 25 Jul 1977
Last Edited10 Nov 2006
Birth*Finley Bruce Curtis was born on 24 June 1911 at Alamance, North Carolina.1,2 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 7 April 1930 Gibsonville, Alamance, North Carolina, in the household of Charles Roscoe Curtis and Louise Wayne; ED 4, sheet 2B, occupation house painter, renting-$12.50 month, no radio, 9 children at home.3 
Death*Finley Bruce Curtis died on 29 November 1979 at Burlington, Alamance, North Carolina, at age 68.2 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  2. [S1011] North Carolina State Archives, North Carolina Death Records.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

Howard W. Curtis1

M, b. 19 June 1915, d. before 1977
FatherCharles Roscoe Curtis2 b. 10 Jul 1880, d. 12 Sep 1952
MotherLouise Wayne2 b. 9 Jun 1892, d. 25 Jul 1977
Last Edited13 Jan 2007
Birth*Howard W. Curtis was born on 19 June 1915 at Guilford, North Carolina.2,3 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 7 April 1930 Gibsonville, Alamance, North Carolina, in the household of Charles Roscoe Curtis and Louise Wayne; ED 4, sheet 2B, occupation house painter, renting-$12.50 month, no radio, 9 children at home.4 
Death*Howard W. Curtis died before 1977; no North Carolina death record; not mentioned among surviving children in his mother's obituary. 

Citations

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

Paul Kenneth Curtis1

M, b. 13 August 1917, d. 21 December 1999
FatherCharles Roscoe Curtis2 b. 10 Jul 1880, d. 12 Sep 1952
MotherLouise Wayne2 b. 9 Jun 1892, d. 25 Jul 1977
Last Edited17 Feb 2007
Birth*Paul Kenneth Curtis was born on 13 August 1917 at Guilford, North Carolina; middle name from his daughter Nancy's birth record.2,3 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 7 April 1930 Gibsonville, Alamance, North Carolina, in the household of Charles Roscoe Curtis and Louise Wayne; ED 4, sheet 2B, occupation house painter, renting-$12.50 month, no radio, 9 children at home.4 
Death*Paul Kenneth Curtis died on 21 December 1999 at Gibsonville, Guilford, North Carolina, at age 82; buried at Alamance Memorial Park.5 
ObitPaul Kenneth's obituary was published in the Burlington Newspaper on circa 22 December 1999:
GIBSONVILLE — Mr. Paul K. Curtis, 82, of 603 Ossipee Road, died at 2:20 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 21, 1999, at Alamance Regional Medical Center after a brief illness.
A native of Alamance County, he was the husband of Mrs. Corene D. Curtis, who survives, and the son of Mr. Charles R. Curtis and Mrs. Louise Wayne Curtis, both deceased. He was retired from the U.S. Postal Service and was a member of the Alamance County Seniors Golf Association. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran of World War II and was a Lutheran.
Survivors other than his wife of the home include four sisters, Mrs. Helen Duncan of Asheville, Mrs. Willie Barkhurst of Phoenix, Mrs. Mary Bell of Toast and Mrs. Edna Poole of Graham, and two brothers, Mr. Hal Curtis and Mr. Ed Curtis of Burlington. He was preceded in death by three brothers, Mr. Finley Curtis, Mr. Howard Curtis and Mr. George Curtis. The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Thursday at Rich & Thompson Chapel in Burlington by the Rev. Jim Smyrl, pastor of First Baptist Church of Gibsonville. Burial will be in Alamance Memorial Park.6
 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1920, 1930.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  3. [S974] North Carolina Dept. of Health & Human Services, North Carolina Birth Records.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  5. [S44] Social Security Death Index.
  6. [S1320] Burlington Daily Times-News.