Ruby Thomas1

F, b. 1912
FatherJohn W. Thomas1 b. Aug 1870
MotherIdah E. Curtis1 b. 15 Aug 1873, d. 23 Nov 1957
Last Edited3 Jul 2007
Birth*Ruby Thomas was born in 1912 at Fannin, Georgia.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 6 January 1920 Sugar Creek District, Fannin, Georgia, in the household of John W. Thomas and Idah E. Curtis; ED 46, sheet 1B, occupation farmer, renting, 4 children at home.2 

Citations

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

John Wesley Thomas1

M, b. 7 April 1861, d. 31 July 1937
Last Edited8 Jul 2007
Birth*John Wesley Thomas was born on 7 April 1861 at Union, Georgia.1,2 
NoteB* List does not include all of John and Lurinda's children.3 
Marriage*He married Lurinda Ballew on 24 March 1878 at Fannin, Georgia; by James Withrow, NP & JP.1 
Census*John Wesley Thomas and Lurinda Ballew appeared on the census of 1880 at Dooley, Union, Georgia, page 104D, occupation farmer, 1 child at home.4 
CensusJohn Wesley Thomas and Lurinda Ballew appeared on the census of 15 June 1900 at Dooley, Union, Georgia, ED 131, sheet 2A, occupation farmer, renting, married 21 years, 7 children, 5 living; Luther and Harley appear twice in this census.3 
Marriage*John Wesley Thomas married Caledonia Mary (Callie) Curtis, daughter of William Riley Curtis and Sarah Elizabeth Hancock, circa 1903 at Fannin, Georgia.1 
Census*John Wesley Thomas and Caledonia Mary (Callie) Curtis appeared on the census of 20 April 1910 at Mineral Bluff, Fannin, Georgia, ED 33, sheet 5B, occupation farmer, owned farm, second marriage 5 years, Callie reported 3 children, 3 living.5 
CensusJohn Wesley Thomas and Caledonia Mary (Callie) Curtis appeared on the census of 5 January 1920 at Mineral Bluff, Fannin, Georgia, ED 45, sheet 2B, occupation farmer, owned farm, 1 child at home.6 
CensusJohn Wesley Thomas and Caledonia Mary (Callie) Curtis appeared on the census of 15 April 1930 at Mineral Bluff, Fannin, Georgia, ED 17, sheet 3A, occupation farmer, owned farm, radio, Gus Curtis lived with them.7 
Death*John Wesley Thomas died on 31 July 1937 at Mineral Bluff, Fannin, Georgia, at age 76; buried at Hothouse Cemetery.1,2 

Family 1

Lurinda Ballew b. Feb 1860, d. bt 1900 - 1903
Children

Family 2

Caledonia Mary (Callie) Curtis b. Sep 1865, d. 1 Oct 1952
Child

Citations

  1. [S1201] Delta Genealogical Society, Fannin County Marriage Records.
  2. [S1156] Dale Dyer, Fannin County Cemeteries, Hothouse.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1880.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  7. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  8. [S1] Census of Population 1900, 1910.

Lurinda Ballew1

F, b. February 1860, d. between 1900 and 1903
Last Edited3 Jul 2007
Birth*Lurinda Ballew was born in February 1860 at Georgia.2 
Married Name As of 24 March 1878,her married name was Thomas.1 
Marriage*She married John Wesley Thomas on 24 March 1878 at Fannin, Georgia; by James Withrow, NP & JP.1 
Census*Lurinda Ballew and John Wesley Thomas appeared on the census of 1880 at Dooley, Union, Georgia, page 104D, occupation farmer, 1 child at home.3 
CensusLurinda Ballew and John Wesley Thomas appeared on the census of 15 June 1900 at Dooley, Union, Georgia, ED 131, sheet 2A, occupation farmer, renting, married 21 years, 7 children, 5 living; Luther and Harley appear twice in this census.2 
Death*Lurinda Ballew died between 1900 and 1903 at Fannin, Georgia.1 

Family

John Wesley Thomas b. 7 Apr 1861, d. 31 Jul 1937
Children

Citations

  1. [S1201] Delta Genealogical Society, Fannin County Marriage Records.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1880.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1900, 1910.

Alonzo Thomas1

M, b. 1879
FatherJohn Wesley Thomas1 b. 7 Apr 1861, d. 31 Jul 1937
MotherLurinda Ballew1 b. Feb 1860, d. bt 1900 - 1903
Last Edited3 Jul 2007
Birth*Alonzo Thomas was born in 1879 at Union, Georgia.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1880.

Harley Thomas1

M, b. June 1889
FatherJohn Wesley Thomas1 b. 7 Apr 1861, d. 31 Jul 1937
MotherLurinda Ballew1 b. Feb 1860, d. bt 1900 - 1903
Last Edited3 Jul 2007
Birth*Harley Thomas was born in June 1889 at Union, Georgia.1 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 15 June 1900 Dooley, Union, Georgia, in the household of John Wesley Thomas and Lurinda Ballew; ED 131, sheet 2A, occupation farmer, renting, married 21 years, 7 children, 5 living; Luther and Harley appear twice in this census.2 
Census*Harley Thomas appeared on the census of 20 June 1900 at Mobile, Fannin, Georgia, ED 24, sheet 12A, Harley, Luther and Bennie Curtis lived with their grandparents, David and Jane Waters.2 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 20 April 1910 Mineral Bluff, Fannin, Georgia, in the household of John Wesley Thomas and Caledonia Mary (Callie) Curtis; ED 33, sheet 5B, occupation farmer, owned farm, second marriage 5 years, Callie reported 3 children, 3 living.3 

Citations

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

Luther Thomas1

M, b. 15 January 1891
FatherJohn Wesley Thomas1 b. 7 Apr 1861, d. 31 Jul 1937
MotherLurinda Ballew1 b. Feb 1860, d. bt 1900 - 1903
Last Edited18 Jan 2010
Birth*Luther Thomas was born on 15 January 1891 at Union, Georgia.1,2 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 15 June 1900 Dooley, Union, Georgia, in the household of John Wesley Thomas and Lurinda Ballew; ED 131, sheet 2A, occupation farmer, renting, married 21 years, 7 children, 5 living; Luther and Harley appear twice in this census.3 
Census*Luther Thomas appeared on the census of 20 June 1900 at Mobile, Fannin, Georgia, ED 24, sheet 12A, Harley, Luther and Bennie Curtis lived with their grandparents, David and Jane Waters.3 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 20 April 1910 Mineral Bluff, Fannin, Georgia, in the household of John Wesley Thomas and Caledonia Mary (Callie) Curtis; ED 33, sheet 5B, occupation farmer, owned farm, second marriage 5 years, Callie reported 3 children, 3 living.4 
DraftWW1* On 5 June 1917 Luther Thomas registered for the draft at Blue Ridge, Fannin, Georgia; at the time, he was employed by himself as a farmer, wife & 4 children, described as medium height, medium build, light blue eyes, dark brown hair.2 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1900, 1910.
  2. [S758] Ancestry.com, World War I Draft Registration Cards.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1910.

Millie M. Thomas1

F, b. 1907
FatherJohn Wesley Thomas1 b. 7 Apr 1861, d. 31 Jul 1937
MotherCaledonia Mary (Callie) Curtis1 b. Sep 1865, d. 1 Oct 1952
Last Edited3 Jul 2007
Birth*Millie M. Thomas was born in 1907 at Fannin, Georgia.2 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 20 April 1910 Mineral Bluff, Fannin, Georgia, in the household of John Wesley Thomas and Caledonia Mary (Callie) Curtis; ED 33, sheet 5B, occupation farmer, owned farm, second marriage 5 years, Callie reported 3 children, 3 living.1 
(Witness) CensusMillie M. Thomas appeared on the census of 5 January 1920 Mineral Bluff, Fannin, Georgia, in the household of John Wesley Thomas and Caledonia Mary (Callie) Curtis; ED 45, sheet 2B, occupation farmer, owned farm, 1 child at home.3 

Citations

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

Bertie Thomas1

F, b. November 1887
FatherJohn Wesley Thomas1 b. 7 Apr 1861, d. 31 Jul 1937
MotherLurinda Ballew1 b. Feb 1860, d. bt 1900 - 1903
Last Edited3 Jul 2007
Birth*Bertie Thomas was born in November 1887 at Union, Georgia.2 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 15 June 1900 Dooley, Union, Georgia, in the household of John Wesley Thomas and Lurinda Ballew; ED 131, sheet 2A, occupation farmer, renting, married 21 years, 7 children, 5 living; Luther and Harley appear twice in this census.3 
(Witness) CensusBertie Thomas appeared on the census of 20 April 1910 Mineral Bluff, Fannin, Georgia, in the household of John Wesley Thomas and Caledonia Mary (Callie) Curtis; ED 33, sheet 5B, occupation farmer, owned farm, second marriage 5 years, Callie reported 3 children, 3 living.1 

Citations

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

Irah M. Thomas1

F, b. July 1884
FatherJohn Wesley Thomas1 b. 7 Apr 1861, d. 31 Jul 1937
MotherLurinda Ballew1 b. Feb 1860, d. bt 1900 - 1903
Last Edited3 Jul 2007
Birth*Irah M. Thomas was born in July 1884 at Union, Georgia.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 15 June 1900 Dooley, Union, Georgia, in the household of John Wesley Thomas and Lurinda Ballew; ED 131, sheet 2A, occupation farmer, renting, married 21 years, 7 children, 5 living; Luther and Harley appear twice in this census.2 

Citations

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

Soloman Henson1

M, b. 1861
Last Edited3 Jul 2007
Birth*Soloman Henson was born in 1861 at Georgia.2 
Marriage*He married Catharine A. Curtis, daughter of William Riley Curtis and Sarah Elizabeth Hancock, on 8 May 1884 at Fannin, Georgia; by James Kincaid, MG.1 

Family

Catharine A. Curtis b. 22 Jul 1865, d. Jul 1920

Citations

  1. [S1201] Delta Genealogical Society, Fannin County Marriage Records.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1880.

James A. Lewis1

M, b. 1857
Last Edited3 Jul 2007
Birth*James A. Lewis was born in 1857 at North Carolina.1 
Marriage*He married Mary Curtis, daughter of Benjamin B. Curtis and Sarah Lou Gappin, on 23 January 1878 at Fannin, Georgia; by C.L. Gray NP & JP.1 
Census*James A. Lewis and Mary Curtis appeared on the census of 10 June 1880 at Fair Play, Fannin, Georgia, occupation farmer, 2 children and a sister at home.2 

Family

Mary Curtis b. 1862
Children

Citations

  1. [S1201] Delta Genealogical Society, Fannin County Marriage Records.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1880.

Callie L. Lewis1

F, b. 1878
FatherJames A. Lewis1 b. 1857
MotherMary Curtis1 b. 1862
Last Edited3 Jul 2007
Birth*Callie L. Lewis was born in 1878 at Fannin, Georgia.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 10 June 1880 Fair Play, Fannin, Georgia, in the household of James A. Lewis and Mary Curtis; occupation farmer, 2 children and a sister at home.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1880.

John M. Lewis1

M, b. May 1880
FatherJames A. Lewis1 b. 1857
MotherMary Curtis1 b. 1862
Last Edited3 Jul 2007
Birth*John M. Lewis was born in May 1880 at Fannin, Georgia.1 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 10 June 1880 Fair Play, Fannin, Georgia, in the household of James A. Lewis and Mary Curtis; occupation farmer, 2 children and a sister at home.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1880.

Praise Arp1

F, b. circa 1915
Last Edited7 Aug 2007
Birth*Praise Arp was born circa 1915.1 
Married Name As of 24 December 1938,her married name was Curtis.1 
Marriage*She married Alonzo Allen Curtis, son of William M. Curtis and Viola C. West, on 24 December 1938 at Fannin, Georgia.1 

Family

Alonzo Allen Curtis b. 24 Sep 1913, d. 30 Mar 1997

Citations

  1. [S1201] Delta Genealogical Society, Fannin County Marriage Records.

Mary A. (?)1

F, b. 15 November 1811, d. 13 November 1889
Last Edited4 Jul 2007
Birth*Mary A. (?) was born on 15 November 1811.1 
Married Name As of circa 1830,her married name was Wilson.1 
Marriage*She married Thomas Wilson circa 1830.1 
Death*Mary A. (?) died on 13 November 1889 at Fannin, Georgia, at age 77; buried at the Hot House Baptist Church Cemetery.1 

Family

Thomas Wilson b. 21 Oct 1808, d. 20 Dec 1899

Citations

  1. [S1156] Dale Dyer, Fannin County Cemeteries, Hot House.

Lasie L. Curtis1

F, b. 20 May 1902, d. 4 June 1904
FatherWilliam M. Curtis1 b. 24 Feb 1874, d. 9 Jan 1923
MotherViola C. West1 b. 12 Oct 1875, d. 24 Feb 1946
Last Edited4 Jul 2007
Birth*Lasie L. Curtis was born on 20 May 1902 at Fannin, Georgia.1 
Death*She died on 4 June 1904 at Fannin, Georgia, at age 2; buried at the Van Hook Cemetery.1 

Citations

  1. [S1156] Dale Dyer, Fannin County Cemeteries, Van Hook.

Ethel Goff1

F, b. 20 February 1896, d. 1 February 1981
Last Edited4 Jul 2007
Birth*Ethel Goff was born on 20 February 1896.2 
Married Name As of 12 January 1933,her married name was Curtis.1 
Marriage*She married Claude Curtis, son of Charles Asbury Curtis and Mary E. Newman, on 12 January 1933 at Fannin, Georgia; by L. A. Galloway.1 
Death*Ethel Goff died on 1 February 1981 at Russellville, Franklin, Alabama, at age 84; buried at the Welcome Hill Baptist Church Cemetery in Fannin County.2,3 

Family

Claude Curtis b. 12 May 1896, d. 12 Nov 1978

Citations

  1. [S1201] Delta Genealogical Society, Fannin County Marriage Records.
  2. [S44] Social Security Death Index.
  3. [S1156] Dale Dyer, Fannin County Cemeteries, Welcome Hill.

Allen Shaeffer1

M, b. circa 1915
Last Edited17 Dec 2011
Birth*Allen Shaeffer was born circa 1915.1 
Marriage*He married Eula Curtis, daughter of Claude Curtis and Nora Couch, on 24 December 1935 at Fannin, Georgia; by J.M. Nichols, Ordinary.1 

Family

Eula Curtis b. 1918

Citations

  1. [S1201] Delta Genealogical Society, Fannin County Marriage Records.

Elmira Raper1

F, b. 1875
Last Edited4 Jul 2007
Birth*Elmira Raper was born in 1875 at Georgia.1 
Married Name As of 27 August 1903,her married name was Curtis.1 
Marriage*She married Robert Lowery (R.L.) Curtis, son of William Riley Curtis and Sarah Elizabeth Hancock, on 27 August 1903 at Fannin, Georgia; by Jeff A. Heddon, J.P.1 
CensusElmira Raper and Robert Lowery (R.L.) Curtis appeared on the census of 7 January 1920 at Mineral Bluff District, Fannin, Georgia, ED 45, sheet 4B, occupation farmer, owned farm, no children.2 
Census*Elmira Raper and Robert Lowery (R.L.) Curtis appeared on the census of 15 April 1930 at Mineral Bluff, Fannin, Georgia, ED 17, sheet 3A, occupation farmer, owned farm, no children.3 

Family

Robert Lowery (R.L.) Curtis b. Sep 1872

Citations

  1. [S1201] Delta Genealogical Society, Fannin County Marriage Records.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

Richard Crabtree McFarland1

M, b. October 1838, d. October 1904
Last Edited7 Jul 2007
Birth*Richard Crabtree McFarland was born in October 1838 at Kentucky; also said to have been born in Tennessee.1,2 
Census*He appeared on the census of 17 June 1880 at Toccoa, Fannin, Georgia, page 691A, occupation farmer, wife Mary and 7 children; Solomon Henson lived next door to them.3 
Marriage*He married Catharine A. Curtis, daughter of William Riley Curtis and Sarah Elizabeth Hancock, on 21 December 1898 at Gilmer, Georgia; by J.F. Ledford, J.P.4 
Census*Richard Crabtree McFarland and Catharine A. Curtis appeared on the census of 20 June 1900 at Ellijay District, Gilmer, Georgia, ED 37, sheet 16A, occupation farmer, owned farm, this marriage listed as 15 years, 4 children, 4 living.5 
Death*Richard Crabtree McFarland died in October 1904 at Ellijay, Gilmer, Georgia; buried at Pleasant Grove Cemetery near Ellijay.1 

Family 1

Child

Family 2

Catharine A. Curtis b. 22 Jul 1865, d. Jul 1920
Children

Citations

  1. [S1421] Betty H. Reed, "Descendants of Richard Crabtree McFarland", Ancestral File.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1880, 1900.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1880.
  4. [S929] Hunting for Bears, Georgia Marriages, Gilmer, Book 4, page 137.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1900.

William Edward McFarland1

M, b. 10 March 1897
FatherRichard Crabtree McFarland1 b. Oct 1838, d. Oct 1904
MotherCatharine A. Curtis1 b. 22 Jul 1865, d. Jul 1920
Last Edited7 Jul 2007
Birth*William Edward McFarland was born on 10 March 1897 at Gilmer, Georgia.1,2 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 20 June 1900 Ellijay District, Gilmer, Georgia, in the household of Richard Crabtree McFarland and Catharine A. Curtis; ED 37, sheet 16A, occupation farmer, owned farm, this marriage listed as 15 years, 4 children, 4 living.3 
(Witness) CensusWilliam Edward McFarland appeared on the census of 2 May 1910 Blue Ridge, Toccoa District, Fannin, Georgia, in the household of Catharine A. Curtis; ED 35, sheet 18A, occupation farmer, owned farm, widowed, 7 children, apparently 5 living.3 
Marriage*William Edward McFarland married Estelle Garren on 22 March 1916 at Gilmer, Georgia; said to be Gilmer, but no marriage record exists there.1 
DraftWW1* On 5 June 1918 William Edward McFarland registered for the draft at Ellijay, Gilmer, Georgia; at the time, he was employed by himself, as a farmer; wife and child.2 

Family

Estelle Garren b. 1 May 1894, d. 12 Oct 1941

Citations

  1. [S1421] Betty H. Reed, "Descendants of Richard Crabtree McFarland", Ancestral File.
  2. [S758] Ancestry.com, World War I Draft Registration Cards.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1910.

Fentus Lowery McFarland1,2

M, b. 14 June 1898, d. 21 December 1993
FatherRichard Crabtree McFarland1 b. Oct 1838, d. Oct 1904
MotherCatharine A. Curtis1 b. 22 Jul 1865, d. Jul 1920
Last Edited11 Jul 2007
Birth*Fentus Lowery McFarland was born on 14 June 1898 at Gilmer, Georgia.1,2 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 20 June 1900 Ellijay District, Gilmer, Georgia, in the household of Richard Crabtree McFarland and Catharine A. Curtis; ED 37, sheet 16A, occupation farmer, owned farm, this marriage listed as 15 years, 4 children, 4 living.3 
(Witness) CensusFentus Lowery McFarland appeared on the census of 2 May 1910 Blue Ridge, Toccoa District, Fannin, Georgia, in the household of Catharine A. Curtis; ED 35, sheet 18A, occupation farmer, owned farm, widowed, 7 children, apparently 5 living.3 
Marriage*Fentus Lowery McFarland married Gurtha Garren circa 1917; no marriage record in Polk, Fannin or Gilmer.1 
DraftWW1* On 12 September 1918 Fentus Lowery McFarland registered for the draft at Copperhill, Polk, Tennessee; at the time, he was employed by Tennessee Copper Company as a laborer; married.2 
Census*He and Gurtha Garren appeared on the census of 27 June 1920 at Sugar Creek District, Fannin, Georgia, occupation laborer-copper mine, renting, 2 children at home.4 
Death*Fentus Lowery McFarland died on 21 December 1993 at Blue Ridge, Fannin, Georgia, at age 95; buried at Copper Ridge Cemetery.5,6 

Family

Gurtha Garren b. 18 Aug 1900, d. 25 Jan 1978
Children

Citations

  1. [S1421] Betty H. Reed, "Descendants of Richard Crabtree McFarland", Ancestral File.
  2. [S758] Ancestry.com, World War I Draft Registration Cards.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  5. [S44] Social Security Death Index.
  6. [S1156] Dale Dyer, Fannin County Cemeteries, Copper Ridge.

Virginia Mae McFarland1

F, b. November 1899
FatherRichard Crabtree McFarland1 b. Oct 1838, d. Oct 1904
MotherCatharine A. Curtis1 b. 22 Jul 1865, d. Jul 1920
Last Edited4 Jul 2007
Birth*Virginia Mae McFarland was born in November 1899 at Gilmer, Georgia.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 20 June 1900 Ellijay District, Gilmer, Georgia, in the household of Richard Crabtree McFarland and Catharine A. Curtis; ED 37, sheet 16A, occupation farmer, owned farm, this marriage listed as 15 years, 4 children, 4 living.2 
(Witness) CensusVirginia Mae McFarland appeared on the census of 2 May 1910 Blue Ridge, Toccoa District, Fannin, Georgia, in the household of Catharine A. Curtis; ED 35, sheet 18A, occupation farmer, owned farm, widowed, 7 children, apparently 5 living.2 

Citations

  1. [S1421] Betty H. Reed, "Descendants of Richard Crabtree McFarland", Ancestral File.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1910.

Etta E. McFarland1

F, b. 1902
FatherRichard Crabtree McFarland1 b. Oct 1838, d. Oct 1904
MotherCatharine A. Curtis1 b. 22 Jul 1865, d. Jul 1920
Last Edited4 Jul 2007
Birth*Etta E. McFarland was born in 1902 at Gilmer, Georgia.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 2 May 1910 Blue Ridge, Toccoa District, Fannin, Georgia, in the household of Catharine A. Curtis; ED 35, sheet 18A, occupation farmer, owned farm, widowed, 7 children, apparently 5 living.2 
(Witness) CensusEtta E. McFarland appeared on the census of 6 January 1920 Sugar Creek District, Fannin, Georgia, in the household of Catharine A. Curtis; ED 46, sheet 1B, occupation farmer, owned farm, widowed, 2 children at home.3 

Citations

  1. [S1421] Betty H. Reed, "Descendants of Richard Crabtree McFarland", Ancestral File.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1920.

Richard Clay McFarland1

M, b. 9 October 1904, d. 9 July 1979
FatherRichard Crabtree McFarland1 b. Oct 1838, d. Oct 1904
MotherCatharine A. Curtis1 b. 22 Jul 1865, d. Jul 1920
Last Edited4 Jul 2007
Birth*Richard Clay McFarland was born on 9 October 1904 at Gilmer, Georgia.1 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 2 May 1910 Blue Ridge, Toccoa District, Fannin, Georgia, in the household of Catharine A. Curtis; ED 35, sheet 18A, occupation farmer, owned farm, widowed, 7 children, apparently 5 living.2 
(Witness) CensusRichard Clay McFarland appeared on the census of 6 January 1920 Sugar Creek District, Fannin, Georgia, in the household of Catharine A. Curtis; ED 46, sheet 1B, occupation farmer, owned farm, widowed, 2 children at home.3 
Marriage*Richard Clay McFarland married Flossie May McCrickard on 9 June 1923 at Calhoun, Gordon, Georgia.1 
Death*Richard Clay McFarland died on 9 July 1979 at Rome, Floyd, Georgia, at age 74; buried at Eastview Cemetery.4 

Family

Flossie May McCrickard b. c 1905

Citations

  1. [S1421] Betty H. Reed, "Descendants of Richard Crabtree McFarland", Ancestral File.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  4. [S995] Office of Vital Records Georgia Health Dept., Georgia Death Records.

Grover C. McFarland1

M, b. 4 December 1884
FatherRichard Crabtree McFarland1 b. Oct 1838, d. Oct 1904
Last Edited4 Jul 2007
Birth*Grover C. McFarland was born on 4 December 1884 at Fannin, Georgia; son by marriage prior to Catherine.1,2 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 20 June 1900 Ellijay District, Gilmer, Georgia, in the household of Richard Crabtree McFarland and Catharine A. Curtis; ED 37, sheet 16A, occupation farmer, owned farm, this marriage listed as 15 years, 4 children, 4 living.3 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  2. [S1421] Betty H. Reed, "Descendants of Richard Crabtree McFarland", Ancestral File.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1910.

Laura H. King1

F, b. 1883
Last Edited4 Jul 2007
Birth*Laura H. King was born in 1883 at North Carolina.1 
Married Name As of 4 February 1900,her married name was Curtis.1 
Marriage*She married Robert A. Curtis, son of Charles Asbury Curtis and Mary E. Newman, on 4 February 1900 at Fannin, Georgia; by J.P. Cole, N.P. & J.P.1 
Census*Laura H. King and Robert A. Curtis appeared on the census of 30 April 1910 at Hot House District, Fannin, Georgia, ED 33, sheet 14B, occupation farmer, owned farm, married 10 years, 3 children, 1 living.2 

Family

Robert A. Curtis b. 1877
Child

Citations

  1. [S1201] Delta Genealogical Society, Fannin County Marriage Records.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1910.

Olie E. L. Curtis1

F, b. 1905
FatherRobert A. Curtis1 b. 1877
MotherLaura H. King1 b. 1883
Last Edited4 Jul 2007
Birth*Olie E. L. Curtis was born in 1905 at Fannin, Georgia.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 30 April 1910 Hot House District, Fannin, Georgia, in the household of Robert A. Curtis and Laura H. King; ED 33, sheet 14B, occupation farmer, owned farm, married 10 years, 3 children, 1 living.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1910.

Gurtha Garren1

F, b. 18 August 1900, d. 25 January 1978
Last Edited7 Jul 2007
Birth*Gurtha Garren was born on 18 August 1900 at Georgia.2 
Married Name As of circa 1917,her married name was McFarland.1 
Marriage*She married Fentus Lowery McFarland, son of Richard Crabtree McFarland and Catharine A. Curtis, circa 1917; no marriage record in Polk, Fannin or Gilmer.1 
Census*Gurtha Garren and Fentus Lowery McFarland appeared on the census of 27 June 1920 at Sugar Creek District, Fannin, Georgia, occupation laborer-copper mine, renting, 2 children at home.3 
Death*Gurtha Garren died on 25 January 1978 at Blue Ridge, Fannin, Georgia, at age 77; buried at Copper Ridge Cemetery.4,2,5 

Family

Fentus Lowery McFarland b. 14 Jun 1898, d. 21 Dec 1993
Children

Citations

  1. [S1421] Betty H. Reed, "Descendants of Richard Crabtree McFarland", Ancestral File.
  2. [S44] Social Security Death Index.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  4. [S995] Office of Vital Records Georgia Health Dept., Georgia Death Records.
  5. [S1156] Dale Dyer, Fannin County Cemeteries, Copper Ridge.

Ernest McFarland1

M, b. 31 March 1917, d. 2 April 1999
FatherFentus Lowery McFarland1 b. 14 Jun 1898, d. 21 Dec 1993
MotherGurtha Garren1 b. 18 Aug 1900, d. 25 Jan 1978
Last Edited7 Jul 2007
Birth*Ernest McFarland was born on 31 March 1917 at Fannin, Georgia.1,2 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 27 June 1920 Sugar Creek District, Fannin, Georgia, in the household of Fentus Lowery McFarland and Gurtha Garren; occupation laborer-copper mine, renting, 2 children at home.1 
Death*Ernest McFarland died on 2 April 1999 at Blue Ridge, Fannin, Georgia, at age 82; buried at Copper Ridge Cemetery.3,2 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  2. [S1156] Dale Dyer, Fannin County Cemeteries, Copper Ridge.
  3. [S44] Social Security Death Index.