Ameilia Ledford1

F, b. 24 February 1896, d. 16 February 1981
Last Edited24 Jun 2008
Birth*Ameilia Ledford was born on 24 February 1896 at Georgia; daughter of Manvis Melvin ledford and Elizabeth Lowther.1,2,3,4 
Married Name As of 26 September 1912,her married name was Curtis.1,5 
Marriage*She married Victor Claude Curtis, son of Manuel Christopher Curtis and Laura J. Turner, on 26 September 1912 at Marble, Cherokee, North Carolina; by James H. Bryson, J.P.1,5 
Census*Ameilia Ledford and Victor Claude Curtis appeared on the census of 5 January 1920 at Nantahala Twp., Macon, North Carolina, ED 141, sheet 2A, occupation woodsman-timber cutting, renting, 3 children a thome.2 
CensusAmeilia Ledford and Victor Claude Curtis appeared on the census of 26 April 1930 at Valley Town, Cherokee, North Carolina, ED 13, sheet 11A, occupation farmer, renting, radio, 5 children at home.6 
Death*Ameilia Ledford died on 16 February 1981 at Andrews, Cherokee, North Carolina, at age 84; no record in North Carolina death index; buried at Valleytown Cemetery.3,4 

Family

Victor Claude Curtis b. 12 Jul 1888, d. 1 Jun 1980
Children

Citations

  1. [S974] North Carolina Dept. of Health & Human Services, North Carolina Birth Records, Cherokee County, North Carolina delayed birth record of Forest Denton Curtis, book 6, page 132.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  3. [S44] Social Security Death Index.
  4. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave.
  5. [S1308] Cherokee County, North Carolina Registrar of Deeds, Cherokee County Marriage Records.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  7. [S974] North Carolina Dept. of Health & Human Services, North Carolina Birth Records, Cherokee Delayed Birth Certificates, Book 6, page 132.
  8. [S1605] Bureau of Vital Statistics and North Carolina State Archives North Carolina State Board of Health, North Carolina Death Certificates.
  9. [S974] North Carolina Dept. of Health & Human Services, North Carolina Birth Records.

Carvis L. Curtis1,2

M, b. 4 March 1911, d. 6 December 1995
FatherVictor Claude Curtis1 b. 12 Jul 1888, d. 1 Jun 1980
MotherAmeilia Ledford1 b. 24 Feb 1896, d. 16 Feb 1981
Last Edited7 Aug 2007
Birth*Carvis L. Curtis was born on 4 March 1911 at North Carolina.1,2 
Name Variation As of 4 March 1911, Carvis L. Curtis was also known as Manvers Curtis.3 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 5 January 1920 Nantahala Twp., Macon, North Carolina, in the household of Victor Claude Curtis and Ameilia Ledford; ED 141, sheet 2A, occupation woodsman-timber cutting, renting, 3 children a thome.1 
(Witness) CensusCarvis L. Curtis appeared on the census of 26 April 1930 Valley Town, Cherokee, North Carolina, in the household of Victor Claude Curtis and Ameilia Ledford; ED 13, sheet 11A, occupation farmer, renting, radio, 5 children at home.4 
Marriage*Carvis L. Curtis married Willie Marie Helton between 1931 and 1932 at North Carolina.5 
Death*Carvis L. Curtis died on 6 December 1995 at Jacksonville, Duval, Florida, at age 84.2 

Family

Willie Marie Helton b. c 1912

Citations

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

Forest Denton Curtis1

M, b. 9 August 1915, d. 13 April 1969
FatherVictor Claude Curtis1 b. 12 Jul 1888, d. 1 Jun 1980
MotherAmeilia Ledford1 b. 24 Feb 1896, d. 16 Feb 1981
Last Edited8 Nov 2007
Birth*Forest Denton Curtis was born on 9 August 1915 at Cherokee, North Carolina.1 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 5 January 1920 Nantahala Twp., Macon, North Carolina, in the household of Victor Claude Curtis and Ameilia Ledford; ED 141, sheet 2A, occupation woodsman-timber cutting, renting, 3 children a thome.2 
(Witness) CensusForest Denton Curtis appeared on the census of 26 April 1930 Valley Town, Cherokee, North Carolina, in the household of Victor Claude Curtis and Ameilia Ledford; ED 13, sheet 11A, occupation farmer, renting, radio, 5 children at home.3 
Marriage*Forest Denton Curtis married Ella V. Painter on 25 May 1940 at Cherokee, North Carolina; by F.N. Allison, Ordinary.4 
Death*Forest Denton Curtis died on 13 April 1969 at age 53; no North Carolina death record found; buried at the Valleytown Cemetery in Cherokee County, North Carolina.5 

Family

Ella V. Painter b. 1921
Children

Citations

  1. [S974] North Carolina Dept. of Health & Human Services, North Carolina Birth Records, Cherokee Delayed Birth Certificates, Book 6, page 132.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  4. [S1308] Cherokee County, North Carolina Registrar of Deeds, Cherokee County Marriage Records.
  5. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave.
  6. [S974] North Carolina Dept. of Health & Human Services, North Carolina Birth Records, Cherokee County Delayed Birth Records.
  7. [S974] North Carolina Dept. of Health & Human Services, North Carolina Birth Records.

Christopher Aston Curtis1,2

M, b. 11 January 1919
FatherVictor Claude Curtis1 b. 12 Jul 1888, d. 1 Jun 1980
MotherAmeilia Ledford1 b. 24 Feb 1896, d. 16 Feb 1981
Last Edited4 Dec 2011
Birth*Christopher Aston Curtis was born on 11 January 1919 at Cherokee, North Carolina.1,3,2 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 5 January 1920 Nantahala Twp., Macon, North Carolina, in the household of Victor Claude Curtis and Ameilia Ledford; ED 141, sheet 2A, occupation woodsman-timber cutting, renting, 3 children a thome.1 
(Witness) CensusChristopher Aston Curtis appeared on the census of 26 April 1930 Valley Town, Cherokee, North Carolina, in the household of Victor Claude Curtis and Ameilia Ledford; ED 13, sheet 11A, occupation farmer, renting, radio, 5 children at home.4 

Citations

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

Harold Lloyd Curtis1,2

M, b. 28 June 1922, d. 12 March 2006
FatherVictor Claude Curtis1 b. 12 Jul 1888, d. 1 Jun 1980
MotherAmeilia Ledford1 b. 24 Feb 1896, d. 16 Feb 1981
Last Edited7 Aug 2007
Birth*Harold Lloyd Curtis was born on 28 June 1922 at Cherokee, North Carolina.1,2,3 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 26 April 1930 Valley Town, Cherokee, North Carolina, in the household of Victor Claude Curtis and Ameilia Ledford; ED 13, sheet 11A, occupation farmer, renting, radio, 5 children at home.1 
Death*Harold Lloyd Curtis died on 12 March 2006 at Andrews, Cherokee, North Carolina, at age 83.3 
ObitHarold Lloyd's obituary was published in the Cherokee Sentinel on 22 March 2006:
Harold Lloyd Curtis, 83 of Andrews, NC, died March 12, 2006 at Valley View Care Center in Andrews. Mr. Curtis was born June 28, 1922 in Cherokee Co. to the late Victor E. Curtis and the late Amelia Ledford Curtis. He was of the Baptist Faith, life long resident of Cherokee County and a US Army Veteran serving in WWII. He was preceded in death by brothers, Forest Curtis and Manbers Curtis.
Survivors include: wife, Ruby Stratton Curtis, daughter, Mariyn Trull of Andrews, daughter, Linda Schaffer of Andrews, daughter, Nancy Curtis of Naples, Fla., daughter, Pam Mashburn of Andrews, daughter, Karen Cook of Brasstown, son, Michael Curtis of Andrews, son, Barry Curtis of Andrews, son, Steve Curtis of Andrews, son, Jeffery Curtis of Andrews, brother, Tom Curtis of Andrews, sister, Sue Queen of Andrews, sister, Claudia Jean Matheson, of Delaware, fourteen grandchildren, eight great grandchildren, eight great grandchildren, nieces and nephews also survive. Graveside services were held March 15, at the Curtis Family Cemetery. Military Honors were provided by Andrews VFW Post 7620. The Cochran Funeral Home of Murphy was in charge of arrangements. You may send condolences to the family and sign the guest register at www.cochranfuneralhome. com The Sentinel sends condolences to the Harold Curtis family. WWII Veteran. www.cherokeesentinel.com. 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  2. [S974] North Carolina Dept. of Health & Human Services, North Carolina Birth Records.
  3. [S44] Social Security Death Index.

Salma Sue Curtis1

F, b. 6 February 1928
FatherVictor Claude Curtis1 b. 12 Jul 1888, d. 1 Jun 1980
MotherAmeilia Ledford1 b. 24 Feb 1896, d. 16 Feb 1981
Last Edited18 Nov 2012
Birth*Salma Sue Curtis was born on 6 February 1928 at Cherokee, North Carolina.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 26 April 1930 Valley Town, Cherokee, North Carolina, in the household of Victor Claude Curtis and Ameilia Ledford; ED 13, sheet 11A, occupation farmer, renting, radio, 5 children at home.2 

Citations

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

Victor Claude Curtis1

M, b. 12 July 1888, d. 1 June 1980
FatherManuel Christopher Curtis2 b. 27 Sep 1853, d. 14 Feb 1928
MotherLaura J. Turner2 b. 4 Jul 1858, d. 4 Feb 1931
Last Edited1 Aug 2009
Birth*Victor Claude Curtis was born on 12 July 1888 at North Carolina.1 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 15 June 1900 Hiawassee, Towns, Georgia, in the household of Manuel Christopher Curtis and Laura J. Turner; ED 39, sheet 17A, occupation day laborer, renting, married 23 years, 13 children, 9 living.2 
Name Variation As of 15 June 1900, Victor Claude Curtis was also known as Clarke V. Curtis.2 
Marriage*He married Ameilia Ledford on 26 September 1912 at Marble, Cherokee, North Carolina; by James H. Bryson, J.P.3,4 
Census*Victor Claude Curtis and Ameilia Ledford appeared on the census of 5 January 1920 at Nantahala Twp., Macon, North Carolina, ED 141, sheet 2A, occupation woodsman-timber cutting, renting, 3 children a thome.5 
CensusVictor Claude Curtis and Ameilia Ledford appeared on the census of 26 April 1930 at Valley Town, Cherokee, North Carolina, ED 13, sheet 11A, occupation farmer, renting, radio, 5 children at home.6 
Death*Victor Claude Curtis died on 1 June 1980 at Cherokee, North Carolina, at age 91; buried at the Valleytown Cemetery.1 

Family

Ameilia Ledford b. 24 Feb 1896, d. 16 Feb 1981
Children

Citations

  1. [S1011] North Carolina State Archives, North Carolina Death Records.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  3. [S974] North Carolina Dept. of Health & Human Services, North Carolina Birth Records, Cherokee County, North Carolina delayed birth record of Forest Denton Curtis, book 6, page 132.
  4. [S1308] Cherokee County, North Carolina Registrar of Deeds, Cherokee County Marriage Records.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  7. [S974] North Carolina Dept. of Health & Human Services, North Carolina Birth Records, Cherokee Delayed Birth Certificates, Book 6, page 132.
  8. [S1605] Bureau of Vital Statistics and North Carolina State Archives North Carolina State Board of Health, North Carolina Death Certificates.
  9. [S974] North Carolina Dept. of Health & Human Services, North Carolina Birth Records.

Enoch C. (Noble) Ward1

M, b. January 1862
Last Edited11 Jun 2008
Birth*Enoch C. (Noble) Ward was born in January 1862 at Georgia.1 
Marriage*He married Mary Ann Curtis, daughter of William Jasper Curtis and Mary Amanda Yother, on 1 September 1889.1,2,3 
Census*Enoch C. (Noble) Ward and Mary Ann Curtis appeared on the census of 18 June 1900 at Ducktown, Polk, Tennessee, occupation railroad laborer, married 10 years, 2 children, 2 living.1 
NoteB* In the 1930 census for Pickens County, Georgia, Enoch C. Ward appears with a wife Lou and two teenage children; possibly the same person.4 

Family

Mary Ann Curtis b. 29 Oct 1872
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  2. [S1281] Judy Clay, "Hughes", Ancestral File.
  3. [S1236] "Military Records of William Jasper Curtis."
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

Amanda T. Ward1,2

F, b. 7 September 1890, d. January 1971
FatherEnoch C. (Noble) Ward1 b. Jan 1862
MotherMary Ann Curtis1 b. 29 Oct 1872
Last Edited11 Jun 2008
Birth*Amanda T. Ward was born on 7 September 1890 at Georgia.1,3 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 18 June 1900 Ducktown, Polk, Tennessee, in the household of Enoch C. (Noble) Ward and Mary Ann Curtis; occupation railroad laborer, married 10 years, 2 children, 2 living.1 
Married Name As of 9 August 1911,her married name was Higdon.2 
Marriage*Amanda T. Ward married Samuel L. Higdon on 9 August 1911 at Polk, Tennessee.2 
Census*Amanda T. Ward and Samuel L. Higdon appeared on the census of 12 January 1920 at District 2, Polk, Tennessee, ED 110, sheet 4A, occupation farmer, owned farm, 4 children.4 
Census*Amanda T. Ward appeared on the census of 22 April 1930 at District 2, Polk, Tennessee, ED 7, sheet 13B, occupation farmer, owned farm valued at $5,000, widowed, 5 children at home.5 
Death*She died in January 1971 at Jackson, Hinds, Mississippi, at age 80; SSDI only.3 

Family

Samuel L. Higdon b. 1862, d. bt 1926 - 1929
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  2. [S869] The Generations Network, Tennessee State Marriages 1780-2002.
  3. [S44] Social Security Death Index.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

Edyell Ward1,2

F, b. June 1893
FatherEnoch C. (Noble) Ward1 b. Jan 1862
MotherMary Ann Curtis1 b. 29 Oct 1872
Last Edited11 Jun 2008
Birth*Edyell Ward was born in June 1893 at Polk, Tennessee.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 18 June 1900 Ducktown, Polk, Tennessee, in the household of Enoch C. (Noble) Ward and Mary Ann Curtis; occupation railroad laborer, married 10 years, 2 children, 2 living.1 
Married Name As of 26 December 1908,her married name was Bates.2 
Marriage*Edyell Ward married Andrew Bates on 26 December 1908 at Polk, Tennessee.2 
Census*Edyell Ward and Andrew Bates appeared on the census of 20 April 1910 at District 9, Polk, Tennessee, ED 162, sheet 5A, occupation laborer-sawmill, owned home, married 1 year, 1 child.3 
CensusEdyell Ward and Andrew Bates appeared on the census of 2 January 1920 at District 2, Polk, Tennessee, ED 109, sheet 1A, occupation farmer, owned farm, 3 daughters.4 

Family

Andrew Bates b. 6 May 1881
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  2. [S869] The Generations Network, Tennessee State Marriages 1780-2002.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1920.

Bertie (?)1

F, b. 1907
Last Edited26 Mar 2007
Birth*Bertie (?) was born in 1907 at Tennessee.1 
Married Name As of circa 1923,her married name was Mason.1 
Marriage*She married William Harrison Mason, son of Andrew Jackson (A.J.) Mason and Nancy Josephine (Jossie) Curtis, circa 1923 at Tennessee.1 
Census*Bertie (?) and William Harrison Mason appeared on the census of 16 April 1930 at Postelle, Polk, Tennessee, ED 9, sheet 32A, occupation laborer-steam railroad, renting-$8 month, no children.1 

Family

William Harrison Mason b. 1 Apr 1898

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

Nora Russell1,2

F, b. 1897
Last Edited12 Jun 2008
Birth*Nora Russell was born in 1897 at Georgia.1 
Married Name As of 28 December 1922,her married name was Johnson.1,2 
Marriage*She married Homer A. Johnson, son of Alonzo E. Johnson and Anna Lou Adaline (Addie, Annie) Curtis, on 28 December 1922 at Polk, Tennessee; by G.W. Passmore, M.G.1,2 
Census*Nora Russell and Homer A. Johnson appeared on the census of 16 April 1930 at Postelle, Polk, Tennessee, ED 9, sheet 32B, occupation laborer-copper mine, renting-$5 month, no radio, 3 children at home.1 

Family

Homer A. Johnson b. 15 Jul 1902, d. 18 Feb 1980
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  2. [S869] The Generations Network, Tennessee State Marriages 1780-2002.

Edward Johnson1

M, b. 1923
FatherHomer A. Johnson1 b. 15 Jul 1902, d. 18 Feb 1980
MotherNora Russell1 b. 1897
Last Edited28 Sep 2012
Birth*Edward Johnson was born in 1923 at Polk, Tennessee.1 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 16 April 1930 Postelle, Polk, Tennessee, in the household of Homer A. Johnson and Nora Russell; ED 9, sheet 32B, occupation laborer-copper mine, renting-$5 month, no radio, 3 children at home.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

Ralph Johnson1

M, b. 1925
FatherHomer A. Johnson1 b. 15 Jul 1902, d. 18 Feb 1980
MotherNora Russell1 b. 1897
Last Edited28 Sep 2012
Birth*Ralph Johnson was born in 1925 at Polk, Tennessee.1 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 16 April 1930 Postelle, Polk, Tennessee, in the household of Homer A. Johnson and Nora Russell; ED 9, sheet 32B, occupation laborer-copper mine, renting-$5 month, no radio, 3 children at home.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

Kenneth Johnson1

M, b. 1928
FatherHomer A. Johnson1 b. 15 Jul 1902, d. 18 Feb 1980
MotherNora Russell1 b. 1897
Last Edited28 Sep 2012
Birth*Kenneth Johnson was born in 1928 at Polk, Tennessee.1 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 16 April 1930 Postelle, Polk, Tennessee, in the household of Homer A. Johnson and Nora Russell; ED 9, sheet 32B, occupation laborer-copper mine, renting-$5 month, no radio, 3 children at home.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

Lavie (?)1

F, b. 1909
Last Edited26 Mar 2007
Birth*Lavie (?) was born in 1909 at Tennessee.1 
Married Name As of 1926,her married name was Johnson.1 
Marriage*She married Charlie C. Johnson, son of Alonzo E. Johnson and Anna Lou Adaline (Addie, Annie) Curtis, in 1926 at Tennessee.1 
Census*Lavie (?) and Charlie C. Johnson appeared on the census of 7 April 1930 at Ducktown, Polk, Tennessee, ED 9, sheet 12B, occupation miner-copper mines, renting-$10 month, no radio, no children.1 

Family

Charlie C. Johnson b. 1907

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

Nora L. Cheek1,2

F, b. 31 March 1901, d. 28 November 1993
Last Edited28 Sep 2012
Birth*Nora L. Cheek was born on 31 March 1901 at Tennessee.1,3 
Married Name As of 30 January 1921,her married name was McJunkin.1,4 
Marriage*She married John Sherman McJunkin, son of Daniel T. McJunkins and Anna Lou Adaline (Addie, Annie) Curtis, on 30 January 1921 at Polk, Tennessee.1,4 
Census*Nora L. Cheek and John Sherman McJunkin appeared on the census of 8 April 1930 at Tellico Plains, Monroe, Tennessee, Occupation laborer-national roads, renting-$7 month, no radio, 4 children at home.1 
Death*Nora L. Cheek died on 28 November 1993 at Louisville, Blount, Tennessee, at age 92; buried at the Center Cemetery in Monroe County.5,3 

Family

John Sherman McJunkin b. 8 Jun 1899, d. 6 Feb 1974
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  2. [S869] The Generations Network, Tennessee State Marriages 1780-2002.
  3. [S984] Tennessee Works Progress Administration, Monroe County, Tennessee Cemeteries (WPA), Center.
  4. [S1240] Viola H. Jones, Polk County Marriages.
  5. [S44] Social Security Death Index.

Alvin Ray McJunkin1,2

M, b. 23 September 1921, d. 14 August 1996
FatherJohn Sherman McJunkin1 b. 8 Jun 1899, d. 6 Feb 1974
MotherNora L. Cheek1 b. 31 Mar 1901, d. 28 Nov 1993
Last Edited28 Sep 2012
Birth*Alvin Ray McJunkin was born on 23 September 1921 at Tennessee.1,2 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 8 April 1930 Tellico Plains, Monroe, Tennessee, in the household of John Sherman McJunkin and Nora L. Cheek; Occupation laborer-national roads, renting-$7 month, no radio, 4 children at home.1 
Death*Alvin Ray McJunkin died on 14 August 1996 at Richburg, Chester, South Carolina, at age 74; buried at Union ARP Church Cemetery.2,3 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  2. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Union, Chester, South Carolina.
  3. [S44] Social Security Death Index.

Lillian L. McJunkin1

F, b. 1923
FatherJohn Sherman McJunkin1 b. 8 Jun 1899, d. 6 Feb 1974
MotherNora L. Cheek1 b. 31 Mar 1901, d. 28 Nov 1993
Last Edited28 Sep 2012
Birth*Lillian L. McJunkin was born in 1923 at Tennessee.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 8 April 1930 Tellico Plains, Monroe, Tennessee, in the household of John Sherman McJunkin and Nora L. Cheek; Occupation laborer-national roads, renting-$7 month, no radio, 4 children at home.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

John McJunkin Jr.1

M, b. 1927
FatherJohn Sherman McJunkin1 b. 8 Jun 1899, d. 6 Feb 1974
MotherNora L. Cheek1 b. 31 Mar 1901, d. 28 Nov 1993
Last Edited28 Sep 2012
Birth*John McJunkin Jr. was born in 1927 at Tennessee.1 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 8 April 1930 Tellico Plains, Monroe, Tennessee, in the household of John Sherman McJunkin and Nora L. Cheek; Occupation laborer-national roads, renting-$7 month, no radio, 4 children at home.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

Alice A. McJunkin1

F, b. 1928
FatherJohn Sherman McJunkin1 b. 8 Jun 1899, d. 6 Feb 1974
MotherNora L. Cheek1 b. 31 Mar 1901, d. 28 Nov 1993
Last Edited28 Sep 2012
Birth*Alice A. McJunkin was born in 1928 at Tennessee.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 8 April 1930 Tellico Plains, Monroe, Tennessee, in the household of John Sherman McJunkin and Nora L. Cheek; Occupation laborer-national roads, renting-$7 month, no radio, 4 children at home.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

W. Ira Cole1

M, b. 3 March 1872, d. 18 July 1923
Last Edited18 May 2008
Birth*W. Ira Cole was born on 3 March 1872 at Tennessee.2,3 
Marriage*He married Mary L.E. (Mollie) Curtis, daughter of William Asbury Curtis and Laura Josephine (Josie) Parker, on 2 January 1898 at Polk, Tennessee.1,4 
CensusW. Ira Cole and Mary L.E. (Mollie) Curtis appeared on the census of 13 June 1900 at District 10, Polk, Tennessee, occupation farmer, owned farm, married 2 years, 1 child, 1 living, 2 brothers lived with them.2 
Census*W. Ira Cole and Mary L.E. (Mollie) Curtis appeared on the census of 16 February 1920 at District 3, Monroe, Tennessee, ED 96, sheet 12B, occupation farmer, owned farm, 4 children at home.1 
Death*W. Ira Cole died on 18 July 1923 at Monroe, Tennessee, at age 51; buried at the Madisonville Cemetery.5,3 
ObitW. Ira's obituary was published in the an unknown place on circa 19 July 1923:
Ira Cole, one of the county's prominent farmers and citizens, died at his home near Madisonville July 18, 1923, after an extended illness. He leaves a wife and four children to mourn because of his departure. He was 51 years, four months and fifteen days old. Besides his wife and four children he leaves three brothers and four sisters, and his mother, they being J.L. Cole, of Madisonville, J.N. Cole, Madisonville; G.E. Cole, Ducktown; Mrs. Ollis Thompson, Knoxville, Mrs. Sallie Cox, Knoxville; Mrs. Sarah Quinn, Lynch, Ky., Mrs. Flossie Shearer, Ducktown; and his mother, Mrs. John M. Cole, Ducktown and a host of relatives and friends who are saddened by his death. He left consoling evidence of a Christian life and faith to his loved ones. He professed faith in Christ in the early years of his life and united with the Grassy Creek Baptist Church about fourteen years ago; he later moved his membership to Rocky Springs Baptist Church, where it remained at the time of his death. The funeral service was conducted in the Baptist Church at Madisonville by Rev. W.A. Carroll and Rev. Wright Webb, and internment was in the Madisonville cemetery. He was buried with Masonic honors by the lodge at this place. He had attained to the higher degrees of Masonry.6 

Family

Mary L.E. (Mollie) Curtis b. 19 Aug 1879, d. 24 Dec 1956
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  3. [S984] Tennessee Works Progress Administration, Monroe County, Tennessee Cemeteries (WPA), Madisonville.
  4. [S1244] David Hughes, "Descendant of Asbury Curtis and Anna Burnett", Ancestral File.
  5. [S1388] Tennessee State Library and Archives, Tennessee Death Records Index.
  6. [S1594] Descendants of E.H. Webb, "Webb Family of Monroe County Tennessee", Ancestral File.

Jessie Cole1

F, b. 30 January 1904, d. 13 November 1963
FatherW. Ira Cole1 b. 3 Mar 1872, d. 18 Jul 1923
MotherMary L.E. (Mollie) Curtis1 b. 19 Aug 1879, d. 24 Dec 1956
Last Edited7 Mar 2016
Birth*Jessie Cole was born on 30 January 1904 at Tennessee.1,2 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 16 February 1920 District 3, Monroe, Tennessee, in the household of W. Ira Cole and Mary L.E. (Mollie) Curtis; ED 96, sheet 12B, occupation farmer, owned farm, 4 children at home.1 
Married Name As of 8 August 1924,her married name was Webb.3,4 
Marriage*Jessie Cole married Elijah Hobert Webb on 8 August 1924 at Monroe, Tennessee; by Rev. L.A. Jenkins.3,4 
Census*Jessie Cole and Elijah Hobert Webb appeared on the census of 15 April 1930 at District 3, Monroe, Tennessee, ED 11, sheet 9B, occupation farmer, renting, radio, 3 children and Mollie at home.3 
CensusJessie Cole and Elijah Hobert Webb appeared on the census of 29 April 1940 at District 3, Monroe, Tennessee, ED 62-8, sheet 18A, occupation tenant farmer, renting, 7 children.5 
Death*Jessie Cole died on 13 November 1963 at Tennessee at age 59; buried at the Rocky Springs Baptist Church Cemetery in Monroe County.2 
ObitJessie's obituary was published in the Madisonville Democrat on 21 November 1963:
Mrs. Jessie Cole Webb, age 59 years, of Madisonville, Route 4, passed away at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday at Sweetwater Hospital. Survivors: husband, E.H. Webb, Sr; daughters, Mrs. Kathleen Taylor, Mrs. Mary Lee Miller, Mrs. Annette White, all of Madisonville; sons, E.H. Jr., of Nashville, William E. of Knoxville, Parks of Cleveland, Ohio, Clays of Denver, Colorado; brothers, Paul Cole and Lloyd of Cleveland, Ohio and 19 grandchildren. Funeral 2 p.m. Friday at Rocky Springs Baptist Church, Rev. Eugene Akins and Rev. Chester Millsaps officiating. Burial in McClellan Cemetery. Biereley in charge.6 

Family

Elijah Hobert Webb b. 12 Nov 1896, d. 29 Jan 1983
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  2. [S984] Tennessee Works Progress Administration, Monroe County, Tennessee Cemeteries (WPA), Rocky Springs.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  4. [S869] The Generations Network, Tennessee State Marriages 1780-2002.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1940.
  6. [S1303] Monroe County Advocate & Democrat, Monroe County Tennessee Obituaries.
  7. [S1594] Descendants of E.H. Webb, "Webb Family of Monroe County Tennessee", Ancestral File.
  8. [S44] Social Security Death Index.

Paul Cole1

M, b. 1906
FatherW. Ira Cole1 b. 3 Mar 1872, d. 18 Jul 1923
MotherMary L.E. (Mollie) Curtis1 b. 19 Aug 1879, d. 24 Dec 1956
Last Edited9 May 2008
Birth*Paul Cole was born in 1906 at Tennessee.1 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 16 February 1920 District 3, Monroe, Tennessee, in the household of W. Ira Cole and Mary L.E. (Mollie) Curtis; ED 96, sheet 12B, occupation farmer, owned farm, 4 children at home.1 
Census*Paul Cole appeared on the census of 8 April 1930 at Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, ED 35, sheet 10A, occupation coal roller-steel mill, single, boarding.2 

Citations

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

Curtis Cole1

M, b. 3 January 1909, d. 23 January 1996
FatherW. Ira Cole1 b. 3 Mar 1872, d. 18 Jul 1923
MotherMary L.E. (Mollie) Curtis1 b. 19 Aug 1879, d. 24 Dec 1956
Last Edited9 May 2008
Birth*Curtis Cole was born on 3 January 1909 at Tennessee.1,2 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 16 February 1920 District 3, Monroe, Tennessee, in the household of W. Ira Cole and Mary L.E. (Mollie) Curtis; ED 96, sheet 12B, occupation farmer, owned farm, 4 children at home.1 
Census*Curtis Cole appeared on the census of 8 April 1930 at Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, ED 35, sheet 10A, occupation coal roller-steel mill, single, boarding.3 
Death*He died on 23 January 1996 at Madisonville, Monroe, Tennessee, at age 87; buried at the Havenhill Cemetery.4,2 
ObitCurtis's obituary was published in the Madisonville Democrat on 26 January 1996:
Curtis Cole, of Madisonville, passed away at 4 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 23, 1996 in Sweetwater Hospital. He was 87. He was a retired school teacher from Cleveland, Ohio. Survivors: special friend, Elizabeth Marshall, of Madisonville; sister-in-law, Helen Coles, of Oberlin, Ohio; several nieces and nephews. Funeral was 7:30 p.m., Thursday, in Kyker chapel. Interment is 11 a.m., today in Haven Hills Memorial Gardens. Kyker Funeral Home, Madisonville, in charge of arrangements.5 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  2. [S984] Tennessee Works Progress Administration, Monroe County, Tennessee Cemeteries (WPA), Havenhill.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  4. [S44] Social Security Death Index.
  5. [S1303] Monroe County Advocate & Democrat, Monroe County Tennessee Obituaries.

John Lloyd Cole1

M, b. 16 May 1913, d. 2 August 1964
FatherW. Ira Cole1 b. 3 Mar 1872, d. 18 Jul 1923
MotherMary L.E. (Mollie) Curtis1 b. 19 Aug 1879, d. 24 Dec 1956
Last Edited9 May 2008
Birth*John Lloyd Cole was born on 16 May 1913 at Tennessee.1,2 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 16 February 1920 District 3, Monroe, Tennessee, in the household of W. Ira Cole and Mary L.E. (Mollie) Curtis; ED 96, sheet 12B, occupation farmer, owned farm, 4 children at home.1 
Death*John Lloyd Cole died on 2 August 1964 at Ohio at age 51; in an auto accident; buried at the Madisonville Cemetery in Monroe County.2,3 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  2. [S984] Tennessee Works Progress Administration, Monroe County, Tennessee Cemeteries (WPA), Madisonville.
  3. [S1349] Nellie Curtis Bell, "Nellie Curtis Bell Research Files", Ancestral File.

Clay Cole1

M, b. February 1899
FatherW. Ira Cole1 b. 3 Mar 1872, d. 18 Jul 1923
MotherMary L.E. (Mollie) Curtis1 b. 19 Aug 1879, d. 24 Dec 1956
Last Edited26 Mar 2007
Birth*Clay Cole was born in February 1899 at Polk, Tennessee.1 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 13 June 1900 District 10, Polk, Tennessee, in the household of W. Ira Cole and Mary L.E. (Mollie) Curtis; occupation farmer, owned farm, married 2 years, 1 child, 1 living, 2 brothers lived with them.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1900.