Annie B. Curtis1

F, b. July 1896
FatherManuel Christopher Curtis1 b. 27 Sep 1853, d. 14 Feb 1928
MotherLaura J. Turner1 b. 4 Jul 1858, d. 4 Feb 1931
Last Edited7 Aug 2007
Birth*Annie B. Curtis was born in July 1896 at Towns, Georgia.1 
(Witness) CensusShe 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.1 
(Witness) CensusAnnie B. Curtis appeared on the census of 4 May 1910 Marble Twp., Cherokee, North Carolina, in the household of Laura J. Turner and Manuel Christopher Curtis; ED 44, sheet 7A, occupation farmer, owned farm, married 34 years, 13 children, 8 living.2 

Citations

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

John Wesley Curtis1,2

M, b. 4 September 1899, d. 19 April 1990
FatherManuel Christopher Curtis1 b. 27 Sep 1853, d. 14 Feb 1928
MotherLaura J. Turner1 b. 4 Jul 1858, d. 4 Feb 1931
Last Edited11 Jul 2008
Birth*John Wesley Curtis was born on 4 September 1899 at Towns, Georgia; SSDI record is 4 September 1900, but he was in the 1900 census.1,3 
(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.1 
(Witness) CensusJohn Wesley Curtis appeared on the census of 4 May 1910 Marble Twp., Cherokee, North Carolina, in the household of Laura J. Turner and Manuel Christopher Curtis; ED 44, sheet 7A, occupation farmer, owned farm, married 34 years, 13 children, 8 living.4 
Marriage*John Wesley Curtis married Vennie Laura Brown on 11 September 1918 at S.N. Griffith Residence, Cherokee, North Carolina; by S.N. Griffith, J.P.5,6 
Census*John Wesley Curtis and Vennie Laura Brown appeared on the census of 22 January 1920 at Murphy Twp., Cherokee, North Carolina, DD 46, sheet 7A, occupation farmer, renting, 1 child.5 
CensusJohn Wesley Curtis and Vennie Laura Brown appeared on the census of 18 April 1930 at Murphy Twp., Cherokee, North Carolina, ED 4, sheet 13B, occupation farmer, owned farm, radio, 4 children at home.7 
Death*John Wesley Curtis died on 19 April 1990 at Murphy, Cherokee, North Carolina, at age 90; buried at Peachtree Memorial Baptist Church Cemetery.2,3,8 
ObitJohn Wesley's obituary was published in the Citizen-Times on 20 April 1990:
Murphy – John Wesley Curtis, 89, of Route 1, died Thursday in a Murphy hospital. “A native of Clay County, he had lived in Cherokee County most of his life. He was the son of the late Manuel Christopher and Laura Turner Curtis. He retired from the N.C. State Highway Department.
Surviving are his wife, Laura Brown Curtis; two daughters, Jean Raxter of Murphy and Betty Curtis of the home; three sons, Dewel E., Robert C. “Bob” and Roy Curtis of Murphy; a sister, Annie Palmer of Ellenwood, Ga; 10 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren. Services will be Saturday in Upper Peachtree Baptist Church, where he was a deacon. The Revs. Clarence Martin and Steven West will officiate. Burial will be in Peachtree Memorial Baptist Church Cemetery.8 

Family

Vennie Laura Brown b. 29 Nov 1900, d. 3 Jun 1996
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  2. [S1011] North Carolina State Archives, North Carolina Death Records.
  3. [S44] Social Security Death Index.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  6. [S1308] Cherokee County, North Carolina Registrar of Deeds, Cherokee County Marriage Records.
  7. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  8. [S1506] Asheville Citizen-Times, Various.
  9. [S974] North Carolina Dept. of Health & Human Services, North Carolina Birth Records.

Irene Dillard1

F, b. 1901
Last Edited24 Jun 2008
Birth*Irene Dillard was born in 1901 at North Carolina.1 
Married Name As of 14 December 1918,her married name was Curtis.1 
Marriage*She married Mark Henry Curtis, son of Manuel Christopher Curtis and Laura J. Turner, on 14 December 1918 at Fannin, Georgia; by T.M. Ross, M.G.1 
Census*Irene Dillard and Mark Henry Curtis appeared on the census of 21 January 1920 at Murphy Twp., Cherokee, North Carolina, ED 46, sheet 10B, occupation farmer, renting, 1 child.2 
CensusIrene Dillard and Mark Henry Curtis appeared on the census of 24 April 1930 at Valley Twp., Cherokee, North Carolina, ED 13, sheet 10A, no occupation given, renting-$6 month, no radio, 5 children.3 

Family

Mark Henry Curtis b. 28 Feb 1893, d. 10 Sep 1941
Children

Citations

  1. [S1201] Delta Genealogical Society, Fannin County Marriage Records.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  4. [S974] North Carolina Dept. of Health & Human Services, North Carolina Birth Records.
  5. [S1605] Bureau of Vital Statistics and North Carolina State Archives North Carolina State Board of Health, North Carolina Death Certificates.

Homer Wilbur Curtis1,2

M, b. 3 March 1919, d. 21 October 1996
FatherMark Henry Curtis1 b. 28 Feb 1893, d. 10 Sep 1941
MotherIrene Dillard1 b. 1901
Last Edited4 Dec 2011
Birth*Homer Wilbur Curtis was born on 3 March 1919 at Cherokee, North Carolina.1,3 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 21 January 1920 Murphy Twp., Cherokee, North Carolina, in the household of Mark Henry Curtis and Irene Dillard; ED 46, sheet 10B, occupation farmer, renting, 1 child.1 
(Witness) CensusHomer Wilbur Curtis appeared on the census of 24 April 1930 Valley Twp., Cherokee, North Carolina, in the household of Mark Henry Curtis and Irene Dillard; ED 13, sheet 10A, no occupation given, renting-$6 month, no radio, 5 children.4 
Death*Homer Wilbur Curtis died on 21 October 1996 at Odessa, Hillsborough, Florida, at age 77; SSDI only.3 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  2. [S759] National Archives and Records Administration, World War II Draft Registration Cards.
  3. [S44] Social Security Death Index.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

Vennie Laura Brown1,2

F, b. 29 November 1900, d. 3 June 1996
Last Edited11 Oct 2007
Birth*Vennie Laura Brown was born on 29 November 1900 at North Carolina; name from daughter's birth record.1,2 
Married Name As of 11 September 1918,her married name was Curtis.1,3 
Marriage*She married John Wesley Curtis, son of Manuel Christopher Curtis and Laura J. Turner, on 11 September 1918 at S.N. Griffith Residence, Cherokee, North Carolina; by S.N. Griffith, J.P.1,3 
Census*Vennie Laura Brown and John Wesley Curtis appeared on the census of 22 January 1920 at Murphy Twp., Cherokee, North Carolina, DD 46, sheet 7A, occupation farmer, renting, 1 child.1 
CensusVennie Laura Brown and John Wesley Curtis appeared on the census of 18 April 1930 at Murphy Twp., Cherokee, North Carolina, ED 4, sheet 13B, occupation farmer, owned farm, radio, 4 children at home.4 
Death*Vennie Laura Brown died on 3 June 1996 at Murphy, Cherokee, North Carolina, at age 95; widowed.2,5 

Family

John Wesley Curtis b. 4 Sep 1899, d. 19 Apr 1990
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  2. [S1011] North Carolina State Archives, North Carolina Death Records.
  3. [S1308] Cherokee County, North Carolina Registrar of Deeds, Cherokee County Marriage Records.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  5. [S44] Social Security Death Index.
  6. [S974] North Carolina Dept. of Health & Human Services, North Carolina Birth Records.

Betty Laura Curtis1

F, b. 7 June 1919, d. 28 November 2009
FatherJohn Wesley Curtis1 b. 4 Sep 1899, d. 19 Apr 1990
MotherVennie Laura Brown1 b. 29 Nov 1900, d. 3 Jun 1996
Last Edited17 Dec 2011
Birth*Betty Laura Curtis was born on 7 June 1919 at Cherokee, North Carolina.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 22 January 1920 Murphy Twp., Cherokee, North Carolina, in the household of Vennie Laura Brown and John Wesley Curtis; DD 46, sheet 7A, occupation farmer, renting, 1 child.2 
(Witness) CensusBetty Laura Curtis appeared on the census of 18 April 1930 Murphy Twp., Cherokee, North Carolina, in the household of Vennie Laura Brown and John Wesley Curtis; ED 4, sheet 13B, occupation farmer, owned farm, radio, 4 children at home.3 
Residence*Betty Laura Curtis lived on 19 April 1990 at Murphy, Cherokee, North Carolina; apparently never married.4 
Death*She died on 28 November 2009 at Murphy, Cherokee, North Carolina, at age 90.5 

Citations

  1. [S974] North Carolina Dept. of Health & Human Services, North Carolina Birth Records.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  4. [S1506] Asheville Citizen-Times, Various, John Wesley Curtis.
  5. [S44] Social Security Death Index.

Christopher Curtis1

M, b. 12 January 1919
FatherWilliam Thomas Curtis1 b. 22 Feb 1880, d. 5 Dec 1965
MotherLura Bell Mundy1 b. 15 Dec 1887, d. 12 Sep 1964
Last Edited17 Dec 2011
Birth*Christopher Curtis was born on 12 January 1919 at Cherokee, North Carolina.1 

Citations

  1. [S974] North Carolina Dept. of Health & Human Services, North Carolina Birth Records.

Charles Ray Curtis1

M, b. 19 July 1929
FatherJohn Wesley Curtis1 b. 4 Sep 1899, d. 19 Apr 1990
MotherVennie Laura Brown1 b. 29 Nov 1900, d. 3 Jun 1996
Last Edited17 Dec 2011
Birth*Charles Ray Curtis was born on 19 July 1929 at Cherokee, North Carolina.1 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 18 April 1930 Murphy Twp., Cherokee, North Carolina, in the household of Vennie Laura Brown and John Wesley Curtis; ED 4, sheet 13B, occupation farmer, owned farm, radio, 4 children at home.2 

Citations

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

Stillborn Son Curtis1

M, b. 6 August 1922, d. 6 August 1922
FatherJohn Wesley Curtis1 b. 4 Sep 1899, d. 19 Apr 1990
MotherVennie Laura Brown1 b. 29 Nov 1900, d. 3 Jun 1996
Last Edited7 Aug 2007
Death*Stillborn Son Curtis died on 6 August 1922 at Cherokee, North Carolina.1 
Birth*He was born on 6 August 1922 at Cherokee, North Carolina.1 

Citations

  1. [S974] North Carolina Dept. of Health & Human Services, North Carolina Birth Records.

Dewel Edward Curtis1

M, b. 6 August 1922, d. 18 September 2000
FatherJohn Wesley Curtis1 b. 4 Sep 1899, d. 19 Apr 1990
MotherVennie Laura Brown1 b. 29 Nov 1900, d. 3 Jun 1996
Last Edited11 Oct 2007
Birth*Dewel Edward Curtis was born on 6 August 1922 at Cherokee, North Carolina.1 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 18 April 1930 Murphy Twp., Cherokee, North Carolina, in the household of Vennie Laura Brown and John Wesley Curtis; ED 4, sheet 13B, occupation farmer, owned farm, radio, 4 children at home.2 
Marriage*Dewel Edward Curtis married Dorothy Leatherwood on 20 November 1943 at Blairsville, Union, Georgia; license from Cherokee County, NC; by Clarence A. Vayless, M.G.3 
Death*Dewel Edward Curtis died on 18 September 2000 at Murphy, Cherokee, North Carolina, at age 78.4 

Family

Dorothy Leatherwood b. 1927

Citations

  1. [S974] North Carolina Dept. of Health & Human Services, North Carolina Birth Records.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  3. [S1308] Cherokee County, North Carolina Registrar of Deeds, Cherokee County Marriage Records.
  4. [S44] Social Security Death Index.

Josephine Curtis1

F, b. 12 October 1923
FatherMark Henry Curtis1 b. 28 Feb 1893, d. 10 Sep 1941
MotherIrene Dillard1 b. 1901
Last Edited23 Sep 2012
Birth*Josephine Curtis was born on 12 October 1923 at Cherokee, North Carolina.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 24 April 1930 Valley Twp., Cherokee, North Carolina, in the household of Mark Henry Curtis and Irene Dillard; ED 13, sheet 10A, no occupation given, renting-$6 month, no radio, 5 children.2 

Citations

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

Ruth Curtis1

F, b. 10 December 1926
FatherMark Henry Curtis1 b. 28 Feb 1893, d. 10 Sep 1941
MotherIrene Dillard1 b. 1901
Last Edited23 Sep 2012
Birth*Ruth Curtis was born on 10 December 1926 at Cherokee, North Carolina.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 24 April 1930 Valley Twp., Cherokee, North Carolina, in the household of Mark Henry Curtis and Irene Dillard; ED 13, sheet 10A, no occupation given, renting-$6 month, no radio, 5 children.2 

Citations

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

Winnie Lee Curtis1

F, b. 16 February 1929
FatherMark Henry Curtis1 b. 28 Feb 1893, d. 10 Sep 1941
MotherIrene Dillard1 b. 1901
Last Edited23 Sep 2012
Birth*Winnie Lee Curtis was born on 16 February 1929 at Cherokee, North Carolina.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 24 April 1930 Valley Twp., Cherokee, North Carolina, in the household of Mark Henry Curtis and Irene Dillard; ED 13, sheet 10A, no occupation given, renting-$6 month, no radio, 5 children.2 

Citations

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

Willie Marie Helton1

F, b. circa 1912
Last Edited7 Aug 2007
Birth*Willie Marie Helton was born circa 1912; name from children's birth records.1 
Married Name As of between 1931 and 1932,her married name was Curtis.1 
Marriage*She married Carvis L. Curtis, son of Victor Claude Curtis and Ameilia Ledford, between 1931 and 1932 at North Carolina.1 

Family

Carvis L. Curtis b. 4 Mar 1911, d. 6 Dec 1995

Citations

  1. [S974] North Carolina Dept. of Health & Human Services, North Carolina Birth Records.

Dorothy Leatherwood1

F, b. 1927
Last Edited23 Sep 2012
Birth*Dorothy Leatherwood was born in 1927.1 
Married Name As of 20 November 1943,her married name was Curtis.1 
Marriage*She married Dewel Edward Curtis, son of John Wesley Curtis and Vennie Laura Brown, on 20 November 1943 at Blairsville, Union, Georgia; license from Cherokee County, NC; by Clarence A. Vayless, M.G.1 

Family

Dewel Edward Curtis b. 6 Aug 1922, d. 18 Sep 2000

Citations

  1. [S1308] Cherokee County, North Carolina Registrar of Deeds, Cherokee County Marriage Records.

Ella V. Painter1

F, b. 1921
Last Edited23 Sep 2012
Birth*Ella V. Painter was born in 1921.1 
Married Name As of 25 May 1940,her married name was Curtis.1 
Marriage*She married Forest Denton Curtis, son of Victor Claude Curtis and Ameilia Ledford, on 25 May 1940 at Cherokee, North Carolina; by F.N. Allison, Ordinary.1 

Family

Forest Denton Curtis b. 9 Aug 1915, d. 13 Apr 1969
Children

Citations

  1. [S1308] Cherokee County, North Carolina Registrar of Deeds, Cherokee County Marriage Records.
  2. [S974] North Carolina Dept. of Health & Human Services, North Carolina Birth Records, Cherokee County Delayed Birth Records.
  3. [S974] North Carolina Dept. of Health & Human Services, North Carolina Birth Records.

Fay Curtis1

F, b. 2 July 1937, d. 2 July 1937
FatherJohn Wesley Curtis1 b. 4 Sep 1899, d. 19 Apr 1990
MotherVennie Laura Brown1 b. 29 Nov 1900, d. 3 Jun 1996
Last Edited11 Jul 2008
Death*Fay Curtis died on 2 July 1937 at Murphy Twp., Cherokee, North Carolina; from premature birth (6 1/2 months); buried at Peachtree Cemetery.2 
Birth*She was born on 2 July 1937 at Cherokee, North Carolina.1 

Citations

  1. [S974] North Carolina Dept. of Health & Human Services, North Carolina Birth Records.
  2. [S1605] Bureau of Vital Statistics and North Carolina State Archives North Carolina State Board of Health, North Carolina Death Certificates.

Opal Jean Curtis1

F, b. 25 October 1931
FatherJohn Wesley Curtis1 b. 4 Sep 1899, d. 19 Apr 1990
MotherVennie Laura Brown1 b. 29 Nov 1900, d. 3 Jun 1996
Last Edited17 Dec 2011
Birth*Opal Jean Curtis was born on 25 October 1931 at Cherokee, North Carolina.1 
Residence*She lived on 20 April 1990 at Murphy, Cherokee, North Carolina; married name Raxter.2 

Citations

  1. [S974] North Carolina Dept. of Health & Human Services, North Carolina Birth Records.
  2. [S1506] Asheville Citizen-Times, Various, John Wesley Curtis.

Ray Curtis1,2

M, b. 2 July 1937, d. 2 July 1937
FatherJohn Wesley Curtis1 b. 4 Sep 1899, d. 19 Apr 1990
MotherVennie Laura Brown1 b. 29 Nov 1900, d. 3 Jun 1996
Last Edited11 Jul 2008
Death*Ray Curtis died on 2 July 1937 at Murphy Twp., Cherokee, North Carolina; twin of Fay; buried at Peachtree Cemetery.2 
Birth*He was born on 2 July 1937 at Cherokee, North Carolina.1 

Citations

  1. [S974] North Carolina Dept. of Health & Human Services, North Carolina Birth Records.
  2. [S1605] Bureau of Vital Statistics and North Carolina State Archives North Carolina State Board of Health, North Carolina Death Certificates.

Frank James Curtis1

M, b. 19 March 1941
FatherForest Denton Curtis1 b. 9 Aug 1915, d. 13 Apr 1969
MotherElla V. Painter1 b. 1921
Last Edited23 Sep 2012
Birth*Frank James Curtis was born on 19 March 1941 at Cherokee, North Carolina.1 

Citations

  1. [S974] North Carolina Dept. of Health & Human Services, North Carolina Birth Records.

Wayne Henry Curtis1,2

M, b. 1 June 1921, d. 1 May 1995
FatherMark Henry Curtis1 b. 28 Feb 1893, d. 10 Sep 1941
MotherIrene Dillard1 b. 1901
Last Edited14 Aug 2008
Birth*Wayne Henry Curtis was born on 1 June 1921 at Cherokee, North Carolina.2 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 24 April 1930 Valley Twp., Cherokee, North Carolina, in the household of Mark Henry Curtis and Irene Dillard; ED 13, sheet 10A, no occupation given, renting-$6 month, no radio, 5 children.3 
Marriage*Wayne Henry Curtis married Edith L. Sudderth between 1945 and 1950 at North Carolina.4 
Death*Wayne Henry Curtis died on 1 May 1995 at Andrews, Cherokee, North Carolina, at age 73; cremation out of state.2 

Family

Edith L. Sudderth b. 18 Oct 1926, d. 19 Apr 2007

Citations

  1. [S974] North Carolina Dept. of Health & Human Services, North Carolina Birth Records.
  2. [S1011] North Carolina State Archives, North Carolina Death Records.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  4. [S1301] Cemetery Surveys Inc., Cemetery Surveys Inc., Obituary.

Robert C. Curtis1

M, b. 15 June 1926, d. 22 October 1994
FatherJohn Wesley Curtis1 b. 4 Sep 1899, d. 19 Apr 1990
MotherVennie Laura Brown1 b. 29 Nov 1900, d. 3 Jun 1996
Last Edited11 Oct 2007
Birth*Robert C. Curtis was born on 15 June 1926 at Cherokee, North Carolina.1,2 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 18 April 1930 Murphy Twp., Cherokee, North Carolina, in the household of Vennie Laura Brown and John Wesley Curtis; ED 4, sheet 13B, occupation farmer, owned farm, radio, 4 children at home.1 
Death*Robert C. Curtis died on 22 October 1994 at Murphy, Cherokee, North Carolina, at age 68.2 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  2. [S44] Social Security Death Index.

William Herschel Fields1

M, b. 11 February 1880, d. 14 April 1941
Last Edited15 Oct 2012
Birth*William Herschel Fields was born on 11 February 1880 at Georgia.1,2 
Marriage*He married Laura Ross, daughter of George Patton Ross and Malinda Angaline Curtis, on 7 March 1920 at Fannin, Georgia; by T.M. Ross, M.G; second marriage for him.1 
Census*William Herschel Fields and Laura Ross appeared on the census of 5 April 1930 at Gastonia, Gaston, North Carolina, ED 31, sheet 5B, occupation night watchman - cotton mill, renting-$2 month, 4 children from first marriage and 6 from second marriage.3 
Death*William Herschel Fields died on 14 April 1941 at Gaston, North Carolina, at age 61; buried at Olney Cemetery.4,2 

Family

Laura Ross b. 15 Oct 1896, d. 29 Mar 1974
Children

Citations

  1. [S1201] Delta Genealogical Society, Fannin County Marriage Records.
  2. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Olney, Gaston, North Carolina.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  4. [S1011] North Carolina State Archives, North Carolina Death Records.
  5. [S974] North Carolina Dept. of Health & Human Services, North Carolina Birth Records.