Mamie Grace Curtis1

F, b. 20 October 1901
FatherJohn Striblin Curtis1 b. 23 Feb 1855, d. 22 Feb 1938
MotherMartha (Mattie) Henrietta Jones1 b. 31 Jul 1861, d. 8 Jan 1943
Last Edited30 Sep 2008
Birth*Mamie Grace Curtis was born on 20 October 1901 at Freestone, Texas.1,2 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 20 April 1910 Justice Precinct 7, Ellis, Texas, in the household of John Striblin Curtis and Martha (Mattie) Henrietta Jones; ED 144, sheet 5A, occupation farmer, owned farm, married 35 years, 7 children, 6 living.1 
(Witness) CensusMamie Grace Curtis appeared on the census of 20 January 1920 Justice Precinct 7, Ellis, Texas, in the household of John Striblin Curtis and Martha (Mattie) Henrietta Jones; ED 145, sheet 3B, occupation farmer, owned farm, 2 daughters at home.3 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  2. [S1680] Ovilla Historical Society, Ovilla, Texas History Book, page 84.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1920.

Mary Edith Davenport1,2,3

F, b. 13 June 1897, d. 31 January 1934
Last Edited22 Sep 2008
Birth*Mary Edith Davenport was born on 13 June 1897 at Texas; daughter of Edward Henry Vance Davenport and Margaret Annie Dotson.1,4 
Married Name As of 16 June 1916,her married name was Curtis.1,4 
Marriage*She married William Wade Curtis, son of John Striblin Curtis and Martha (Mattie) Henrietta Jones, on 16 July 1916 at Texas.1,4 
Census*Mary Edith Davenport and William Wade Curtis appeared on the census of 21 January 1920 at Justice Precinct 7, Ellis, Texas, ED 145, sheet 4A, occupation farmer, renting, 1 daughter at home.1 
CensusMary Edith Davenport and William Wade Curtis appeared on the census of 11 April 1930 at Justice Precinct 7, Ellis, Texas, ED 41, sheet 6B, occupation farmer, 4 children at home.5 
Death*Mary Edith Davenport died on 31 January 1934 at Tarrant, Texas, at age 36.4 

Family

William Wade Curtis b. 3 Feb 1879, d. 24 Jul 1961
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  2. [S758] Ancestry.com, World War I Draft Registration Cards.
  3. [S68] Texas Vital Statistics , birth record of James Wade Curtis.
  4. [S1670] Jim Williams, "The Inman Compendium", Ancestral File.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

Anna E. Curtis1

F, b. 20 September 1917, d. 13 March 2001
FatherWilliam Wade Curtis1 b. 3 Feb 1879, d. 24 Jul 1961
MotherMary Edith Davenport1 b. 13 Jun 1897, d. 31 Jan 1934
Last Edited22 Sep 2008
Birth*Anna E. Curtis was born on 20 September 1917 at Ellis, Texas.1,2 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 21 January 1920 Justice Precinct 7, Ellis, Texas, in the household of William Wade Curtis and Mary Edith Davenport; ED 145, sheet 4A, occupation farmer, renting, 1 daughter at home.1 
(Witness) CensusAnna E. Curtis appeared on the census of 11 April 1930 Justice Precinct 7, Ellis, Texas, in the household of William Wade Curtis and Mary Edith Davenport; ED 41, sheet 6B, occupation farmer, 4 children at home.3 
Married Name As of between 1935 and 1945,her married name was Boswell.2 
Marriage*Anna E. Curtis married Vallie T. Boswell between 1935 and 1945 at Texas.4 
Death*Anna E. Curtis died on 13 March 2001 at Red Oak, Ellis, Texas, at age 83.2 

Family

Vallie T. Boswell b. 14 Feb 1911, d. Jul 1978

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  2. [S44] Social Security Death Index.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  4. [S1670] Jim Williams, "The Inman Compendium", Ancestral File.

Letha Curtis1

F, b. 1920
FatherWilliam Wade Curtis1 b. 3 Feb 1879, d. 24 Jul 1961
MotherMary Edith Davenport1 b. 13 Jun 1897, d. 31 Jan 1934
Last Edited22 Sep 2008
Birth*Letha Curtis was born in 1920 at Ellis, Texas.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 11 April 1930 Justice Precinct 7, Ellis, Texas, in the household of William Wade Curtis and Mary Edith Davenport; ED 41, sheet 6B, occupation farmer, 4 children at home.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

William Earl Curtis1

M, b. 3 June 1926, d. 18 March 2000
FatherWilliam Wade Curtis1 b. 3 Feb 1879, d. 24 Jul 1961
MotherMary Edith Davenport1 b. 13 Jun 1897, d. 31 Jan 1934
Last Edited22 Sep 2008
Birth*William Earl Curtis was born on 3 June 1926 at Ellis, Texas.1,2 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 11 April 1930 Justice Precinct 7, Ellis, Texas, in the household of William Wade Curtis and Mary Edith Davenport; ED 41, sheet 6B, occupation farmer, 4 children at home.1 
Death*William Earl Curtis died on 18 March 2000 at Groveton, Trinity, Texas, at age 73.2 

Citations

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

John Edward Curtis1

M, b. 10 December 1929, d. 14 January 1996
FatherWilliam Wade Curtis1 b. 3 Feb 1879, d. 24 Jul 1961
MotherMary Edith Davenport1 b. 13 Jun 1897, d. 31 Jan 1934
Last Edited22 Sep 2008
Birth*John Edward Curtis was born on 10 December 1929 at Ellis, Texas.1,2 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 11 April 1930 Justice Precinct 7, Ellis, Texas, in the household of William Wade Curtis and Mary Edith Davenport; ED 41, sheet 6B, occupation farmer, 4 children at home.1 
Death*John Edward Curtis died on 14 January 1996 at Groveton, Trinity, Texas, at age 66.2 

Citations

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

Lillie Abe Pennington1,2,3

F, b. 3 May 1862, d. 20 December 1938
Last Edited30 Sep 2008
Birth*Lillie Abe Pennington was born on 3 May 1862 at Maury, Tennessee; daughter of Abraham Pennington and Mary Jane Baker (or Beckum.)4,5,6 
Married Name As of 16 September 1881,her married name was Curtis.4,7 
Marriage*She married William James Curtis, son of Wade Hampton Curtis and Sarah A. Nelson, on 16 September 1881 at Maury, Tennessee.4,7 
Census*Lillie Abe Pennington and William James Curtis appeared on the census of 7 June 1900 at Justice Precinct 7, Ellis, Texas, ED 32, sheet 8A, occupation farmer, renting, married 17 years, 6 children, 6 living.4 
CensusLillie Abe Pennington appeared on the census of 2 May 1910 at Justice Precinct 6, Ellis, Texas, ED 143, sheet 13A, occupation farmer, owned farm, widowed, 11 children, 10 living.8 
Census*She appeared on the census of 4 February 1920 at Justice Precinct 7, Ellis, Texas, no occupation, owned home, widowed, 5 children at home.9 
Death*She died on 20 December 1938 at Ovilla, Ellis, Texas, at age 76; buried at Ovilla Cemetery.10,5 

Family

William James Curtis b. 15 Aug 1856, d. 13 Apr 1907
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1900-1920.
  2. [S68] Texas Vital Statistics , Wardell Curtis.
  3. [S1671] Gloria Saunders, "Toone/Tune/Toon---Haplogroup R1b1b2", Ancestral File.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  5. [S68] Texas Vital Statistics , death certificate.
  6. [S1680] Ovilla Historical Society, Ovilla, Texas History Book, page 82.
  7. [S869] The Generations Network, Tennessee State Marriages 1780-2002.
  8. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  9. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  10. [S44] Social Security Death Index.

Birtie (Bert) Wardell Curtis1,2,3

M, b. 14 August 1882, d. 29 October 1952
FatherWilliam James Curtis1 b. 15 Aug 1856, d. 13 Apr 1907
MotherLillie Abe Pennington1 b. 3 May 1862, d. 20 Dec 1938
Last Edited30 Sep 2008
Birth*Birtie (Bert) Wardell Curtis was born on 14 August 1882 at Maury, Tennessee; listed as Bertha in 1900 census.1,2,3 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 7 June 1900 Justice Precinct 7, Ellis, Texas, in the household of William James Curtis and Lillie Abe Pennington; ED 32, sheet 8A, occupation farmer, renting, married 17 years, 6 children, 6 living.1 
Marriage*Birtie (Bert) Wardell Curtis married Nora Leona (?) in 1903 at Texas.4 
Census*Birtie (Bert) Wardell Curtis and Nora Leona (?) appeared on the census of 2 May 1910 at Justice Precinct 6, Ellis, Texas, ED 143, sheet 13A, occupation farmer, married 6 years, 3 children, 3 living, living with Lillie.4 
DraftWW1* On 12 September 1918 Birtie (Bert) Wardell Curtis registered for the draft at Mesquite, Dallas, Texas; at the time, he was employed by himself as a farmer, wife Nora.2 
CensusHe and Nora Leona (?) appeared on the census of 16 January 1920 at Garland, Dallas, Texas, ED 87 sheet 23B, occupation farmer, renting, 6 children at home.5 
CensusBirtie (Bert) Wardell Curtis and Nora Leona (?) appeared on the census of 11 April 1930 at Dallas, Dallas, Texas, ED 36, sheet 18B, occupation stationery engineer building, renting-$40 month, no children.6 
Death*Birtie (Bert) Wardell Curtis died on 29 October 1952 at Grand Prairie, Dallas, Texas, at age 70; occupation farmer, married, buried at Ovilla Cemetery.3 

Family

Nora Leona (?) b. 1886
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  2. [S758] Ancestry.com, World War I Draft Registration Cards.
  3. [S68] Texas Vital Statistics , death certificate.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

Maude Curtis1

F, b. 4 January 1885, d. 1 April 1960
FatherWilliam James Curtis1 b. 15 Aug 1856, d. 13 Apr 1907
MotherLillie Abe Pennington1 b. 3 May 1862, d. 20 Dec 1938
Last Edited22 Sep 2008
Birth*Maude Curtis was born on 4 January 1885 at Maury, Tennessee.1,2 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 7 June 1900 Justice Precinct 7, Ellis, Texas, in the household of William James Curtis and Lillie Abe Pennington; ED 32, sheet 8A, occupation farmer, renting, married 17 years, 6 children, 6 living.1 
Married Name As of circa 1905,her married name was Cavender.3 
Marriage*Maude Curtis married Willie Claude Cavender circa 1905 at Texas.3,2 
Census*Maude Curtis and Willie Claude Cavender appeared on the census of 6 February 1920 at Justice Precinct 7, Ellis, Texas, ED 145, sheet 10B, occupation farmer, owned farm, 3 children at home.4 
CensusMaude Curtis and Willie Claude Cavender appeared on the census of 7 April 1930 at Justice Precinct 7, Ellis, Texas, ED 41, sheet 4A, occupation farmer, owned farm, 2 children at home.5 
Death*Maude Curtis died on 1 April 1960 at Texas at age 75.2 

Family

Willie Claude Cavender b. 22 Jan 1885, d. 4 Jan 1938
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  2. [S1671] Gloria Saunders, "Toone/Tune/Toon---Haplogroup R1b1b2", Ancestral File.
  3. [S68] Texas Vital Statistics , death certificate.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1910.

Oscar B. Curtis1,2

M, b. 21 September 1887, d. 8 July 1969
FatherWilliam James Curtis1 b. 15 Aug 1856, d. 13 Apr 1907
MotherLillie Abe Pennington1 b. 3 May 1862, d. 20 Dec 1938
Last Edited22 Sep 2008
Birth*Oscar B. Curtis was born on 21 September 1887 at Maury, Tennessee.1,2,3,4 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 7 June 1900 Justice Precinct 7, Ellis, Texas, in the household of William James Curtis and Lillie Abe Pennington; ED 32, sheet 8A, occupation farmer, renting, married 17 years, 6 children, 6 living.1 
(Witness) CensusOscar B. Curtis appeared on the census of 2 May 1910 Justice Precinct 6, Ellis, Texas, in the household of Lillie Abe Pennington; ED 143, sheet 13A, occupation farmer, owned farm, widowed, 11 children, 10 living.5 
DraftWW1* On 5 June 1917 Oscar B. Curtis registered for the draft at Red Oak, Ellis, Texas; at the time, he was employed by himself as a farmer, single, caring for his mother & sister.2 
Marriage*He married Lela Lambert circa 1919 at Texas.6 
Census*Oscar B. Curtis and Lela Lambert appeared on the census of 19 January 1920 at Stevett, Ellis, Texas, ED 145, sheet 1A, occupation merchant-garage, no children, living with the Lamberts.6 
CensusOscar B. Curtis and Lela Lambert appeared on the census of 15 April 1930 at Ovilla, Ellis, Texas, ED 41, sheet 8B, occupation farm laborer, owned home valued at $500, 1 daughter at home.7 
Death*Oscar B. Curtis died on 8 July 1969 at Ovilla, Ellis, Texas, at age 81; retired ginner, widowed, buried at the Ovilla Cemetery.3 

Family

Lela Lambert b. 5 Jul 1900, d. 10 Oct 1940
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  2. [S758] Ancestry.com, World War I Draft Registration Cards.
  3. [S68] Texas Vital Statistics , death certificate.
  4. [S1671] Gloria Saunders, "Toone/Tune/Toon---Haplogroup R1b1b2", Ancestral File.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  7. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

Herman W. Curtis1,2

M, b. 16 July 1890, d. 27 March 1978
FatherWilliam James Curtis1 b. 15 Aug 1856, d. 13 Apr 1907
MotherLillie Abe Pennington1 b. 3 May 1862, d. 20 Dec 1938
Last Edited22 Sep 2008
Birth*Herman W. Curtis was born on 16 July 1890 at Maury, Tennessee.1,2,3 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 7 June 1900 Justice Precinct 7, Ellis, Texas, in the household of William James Curtis and Lillie Abe Pennington; ED 32, sheet 8A, occupation farmer, renting, married 17 years, 6 children, 6 living.1 
(Witness) CensusHerman W. Curtis appeared on the census of 2 May 1910 Justice Precinct 6, Ellis, Texas, in the household of Lillie Abe Pennington; ED 143, sheet 13A, occupation farmer, owned farm, widowed, 11 children, 10 living.4 
Marriage*Herman W. Curtis married Ruth Hamm circa 1917 at Texas.5 
DraftWW1* On 5 June 1917 Herman W. Curtis registered for the draft at Orilla, Ellis, Texas; at the time, he was employed by himself as a farmer, married.2 
Census*He and Ruth Hamm appeared on the census of 17 January 1920 at Justice Precinct 7, Ellis, Texas, ED 146, sheet 12A, occupation farmer, renting, no children.6 
CensusHerman W. Curtis and Ruth Hamm appeared on the census of 8 April 1930 at Justice Precinct 7, Ellis, Texas, ED 41, sheet 4B, occupation farmer, renting, 1 son at home.5 
Marriage*Herman W. Curtis married Lennah Joyce Treese circa 1953 at Texas.3 
Death*Herman W. Curtis died on 27 March 1978 at Red Oak, Ellis, Texas, at age 87.7,8 

Family 1

Ruth Hamm b. c 1894
Child

Family 2

Lennah Joyce Treese b. 30 Dec 1899, d. 13 Jun 1987

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  2. [S758] Ancestry.com, World War I Draft Registration Cards.
  3. [S1671] Gloria Saunders, "Toone/Tune/Toon---Haplogroup R1b1b2", Ancestral File.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  7. [S44] Social Security Death Index.
  8. [S68] Texas Vital Statistics , death index.

Lula M. Curtis1

F, b. 29 December 1893, d. 28 December 1992
FatherWilliam James Curtis1 b. 15 Aug 1856, d. 13 Apr 1907
MotherLillie Abe Pennington1 b. 3 May 1862, d. 20 Dec 1938
Last Edited22 Sep 2008
Birth*Lula M. Curtis was born on 29 December 1893 at Maury, Tennessee.1,2,3 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 7 June 1900 Justice Precinct 7, Ellis, Texas, in the household of William James Curtis and Lillie Abe Pennington; ED 32, sheet 8A, occupation farmer, renting, married 17 years, 6 children, 6 living.1 
(Witness) CensusLula M. Curtis appeared on the census of 2 May 1910 Justice Precinct 6, Ellis, Texas, in the household of Lillie Abe Pennington; ED 143, sheet 13A, occupation farmer, owned farm, widowed, 11 children, 10 living.4 
Marriage*Lula M. Curtis married Mack Alford Witherspoon circa 1915 at Texas.2,3 
Census*Lula M. Curtis and Mack Alford Witherspoon appeared on the census of 17 January 1920 at Justice Precinct 6, Ellis, Texas, ED 143, sheet 3A, occupation farmer, renting, 2 children at home.5 
CensusLula M. Curtis and Mack Alford Witherspoon appeared on the census of 3 April 1930 at Midlothian, Ellis, Texas, ED 37, sheet 3A, occupation manager-filling station, renting-$12 month, 3 children.6 
Death*Lula M. Curtis died on 28 December 1992 at Waxahachie, Ellis, Texas, at age 98; buried at the Midlothian Cemetery.2 

Family

Mack Alford Witherspoon b. 12 Feb 1890, d. 31 Aug 1974
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  2. [S44] Social Security Death Index.
  3. [S1671] Gloria Saunders, "Toone/Tune/Toon---Haplogroup R1b1b2", Ancestral File.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

Frederick Curtis1

M, b. 17 October 1899, d. 7 September 1985
FatherWilliam James Curtis1 b. 15 Aug 1856, d. 13 Apr 1907
MotherLillie Abe Pennington1 b. 3 May 1862, d. 20 Dec 1938
Last Edited22 Sep 2008
Birth*Frederick Curtis was born on 17 October 1899 at Tennessee; 1900 census says August 1898.1,2 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 7 June 1900 Justice Precinct 7, Ellis, Texas, in the household of William James Curtis and Lillie Abe Pennington; ED 32, sheet 8A, occupation farmer, renting, married 17 years, 6 children, 6 living.1 
(Witness) CensusFrederick Curtis appeared on the census of 2 May 1910 Justice Precinct 6, Ellis, Texas, in the household of Lillie Abe Pennington; ED 143, sheet 13A, occupation farmer, owned farm, widowed, 11 children, 10 living.3 
(Witness) CensusFrederick Curtis appeared on the census of 4 February 1920 Justice Precinct 7, Ellis, Texas, in the household of Lillie Abe Pennington; no occupation, owned home, widowed, 5 children at home.4 
Death*Frederick Curtis died on 7 September 1985 at Midlothian, Ellis, Texas, at age 85; buried at the Ovilla Cemetery.2,5 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  2. [S44] Social Security Death Index.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  5. [S1672] Cemeteries of Texas Project, Cemeteries of Texas, Ovilla.

Lela Lambert1,2

F, b. 5 July 1900, d. 10 October 1940
Last Edited22 Sep 2008
Birth*Lela Lambert was born on 5 July 1900 at Henderson, Texas; daughter of W.E. Lambert and Maude Reeves.1,3 
Married Name As of circa 1919,her married name was Curtis.1 
Marriage*She married Oscar B. Curtis, son of William James Curtis and Lillie Abe Pennington, circa 1919 at Texas.1 
Census*Lela Lambert and Oscar B. Curtis appeared on the census of 19 January 1920 at Stevett, Ellis, Texas, ED 145, sheet 1A, occupation merchant-garage, no children, living with the Lamberts.1 
CensusLela Lambert and Oscar B. Curtis appeared on the census of 15 April 1930 at Ovilla, Ellis, Texas, ED 41, sheet 8B, occupation farm laborer, owned home valued at $500, 1 daughter at home.4 
Death*Lela Lambert died on 10 October 1940 at Ovilla, Ellis, Texas, at age 40; buried at the Ovilla Cemetery.3 

Family

Oscar B. Curtis b. 21 Sep 1887, d. 8 Jul 1969
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  2. [S68] Texas Vital Statistics , Death Certificate, Oscar Curtis.
  3. [S68] Texas Vital Statistics , death certificate.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

Zula L. Curtis1

F, b. 10 January 1902, d. 17 February 1982
FatherWilliam James Curtis1 b. 15 Aug 1856, d. 13 Apr 1907
MotherLillie Abe Pennington1 b. 3 May 1862, d. 20 Dec 1938
Last Edited22 Sep 2008
Birth*Zula L. Curtis was born on 10 January 1902 at Ellis, Texas.1,2 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 2 May 1910 Justice Precinct 6, Ellis, Texas, in the household of Lillie Abe Pennington; ED 143, sheet 13A, occupation farmer, owned farm, widowed, 11 children, 10 living.1 
(Witness) CensusZula L. Curtis appeared on the census of 4 February 1920 Justice Precinct 7, Ellis, Texas, in the household of Lillie Abe Pennington; no occupation, owned home, widowed, 5 children at home.3 
Married Name As of circa 1921,her married name was Davenport.4 
Marriage*Zula L. Curtis married Ernest R. Davenport circa 1921 at Texas.5,4 
Census*Zula L. Curtis and Ernest R. Davenport appeared on the census of 20 April 1930 at Justice Precinct 7, Ellis, Texas, ED 41, sheet 6A, occupation mechanic-garage, renting-$6 month, 1 son at home.4 
Death*Zula L. Curtis died on 17 February 1982 at Waxahachie, Ellis, Texas, at age 80; buried at the Shiloh Cemetery.2,5 

Family

Ernest R. Davenport b. 12 Sep 1896, d. 8 Jan 1981
Child

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  2. [S44] Social Security Death Index.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  5. [S1671] Gloria Saunders, "Toone/Tune/Toon---Haplogroup R1b1b2", Ancestral File.

Leonard H. Curtis1

M, b. 14 October 1903, d. 13 January 1977
FatherWilliam James Curtis2 b. 15 Aug 1856, d. 13 Apr 1907
MotherLillie Abe Pennington2 b. 3 May 1862, d. 20 Dec 1938
Last Edited30 Sep 2008
Birth*Leonard H. Curtis was born on 14 October 1903 at Ellis, Texas.2,3 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 2 May 1910 Justice Precinct 6, Ellis, Texas, in the household of Lillie Abe Pennington; ED 143, sheet 13A, occupation farmer, owned farm, widowed, 11 children, 10 living.2 
(Witness) CensusLeonard H. Curtis appeared on the census of 4 February 1920 Justice Precinct 7, Ellis, Texas, in the household of Lillie Abe Pennington; no occupation, owned home, widowed, 5 children at home.4 
Marriage*Leonard H. Curtis married Verna Faye Youngblood circa 1940 at Texas.5 
Death*Leonard H. Curtis died on 13 January 1977 at Midlothian, Ellis, Texas, at age 73; buried at the Ovilla Cemetery.3,5 

Family

Verna Faye Youngblood b. c 1920

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1910, 1920.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  3. [S44] Social Security Death Index.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  5. [S1671] Gloria Saunders, "Toone/Tune/Toon---Haplogroup R1b1b2", Ancestral File.

Flossie Morene Curtis1,2

F, b. 19 September 1907, d. 21 November 2000
FatherWilliam James Curtis1 b. 15 Aug 1856, d. 13 Apr 1907
MotherLillie Abe Pennington1 b. 3 May 1862, d. 20 Dec 1938
Last Edited28 Sep 2012
Birth*Flossie Morene Curtis was born on 19 September 1907 at Ellis, Texas.1,3,4 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 2 May 1910 Justice Precinct 6, Ellis, Texas, in the household of Lillie Abe Pennington; ED 143, sheet 13A, occupation farmer, owned farm, widowed, 11 children, 10 living.1 
(Witness) CensusFlossie Morene Curtis appeared on the census of 4 February 1920 Justice Precinct 7, Ellis, Texas, in the household of Lillie Abe Pennington; no occupation, owned home, widowed, 5 children at home.5 
Married Name As of circa 1924,her married name was Sims.6 
Marriage*Flossie Morene Curtis married John Harvey Sims circa 1924 at Texas.6,3 
Census*Flossie Morene Curtis and John Harvey Sims appeared on the census of 9 April 1930 at Justice Precinct 6, Dallas, Texas, ED 130, sheet 6B, occupation farmer, renting, 2 children at home.6 
DeathFlossie Morene Curtis died on 21 November 2000 at Cedar Hill, Dallas, Texas, at age 93; buried at Little Bethel Memorial Park.7 
Death*She died on 21 November 2000 at Cedar Hill, Dallas, Texas, at age 93; married name Sims.4 

Family

John Harvey Sims b. 8 Mar 1903, d. 13 May 1966
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  2. [S68] Texas Vital Statistics , birth record of John Sims.
  3. [S1671] Gloria Saunders, "Toone/Tune/Toon---Haplogroup R1b1b2", Ancestral File.
  4. [S44] Social Security Death Index.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  7. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Little Bethel, Dallas, Texas.

Mary Etta Curtis1,2

F, b. 10 January 1902, d. 15 October 1987
FatherWilliam James Curtis1 b. 15 Aug 1856, d. 13 Apr 1907
MotherLillie Abe Pennington1 b. 3 May 1862, d. 20 Dec 1938
Last Edited30 Sep 2008
Birth*Mary Etta Curtis was born on 10 January 1902 at Ellis, Texas.1,3,4 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 2 May 1910 Justice Precinct 6, Ellis, Texas, in the household of Lillie Abe Pennington; ED 143, sheet 13A, occupation farmer, owned farm, widowed, 11 children, 10 living.1 
(Witness) CensusMary Etta Curtis appeared on the census of 4 February 1920 Justice Precinct 7, Ellis, Texas, in the household of Lillie Abe Pennington; no occupation, owned home, widowed, 5 children at home.5 
Married Name As of circa 1921,her married name was Springer.6,7 
Marriage*Mary Etta Curtis married Daniel Walter Springer circa 1921 at Texas.6,7 
Census*Mary Etta Curtis and Daniel Walter Springer appeared on the census of 9 April 1930 at Justice Precinct 7, Ellis, Texas, ED 41, sheet 5A, occupation farmer, renting, 2 children at home; Merrel not listed.7 
Death*Mary Etta Curtis died on 15 October 1987 at Midlothian, Ellis, Texas, at age 85.4,3 

Family

Daniel Walter Springer b. 30 Aug 1900, d. 27 Sep 1968
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  2. [S68] Texas Vital Statistics , birth record of Danetta Springer.
  3. [S1671] Gloria Saunders, "Toone/Tune/Toon---Haplogroup R1b1b2", Ancestral File.
  4. [S44] Social Security Death Index.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  6. [S1680] Ovilla Historical Society, Ovilla, Texas History Book, page 83.
  7. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  8. [S68] Texas Vital Statistics , birth record.

Ruth Hamm1,2

F, b. circa 1894
Last Edited22 Sep 2008
Birth*Ruth Hamm was born circa 1894 at Texas.1 
Married Name As of circa 1917,her married name was Curtis.3 
Marriage*She married Herman W. Curtis, son of William James Curtis and Lillie Abe Pennington, circa 1917 at Texas.3 
Census*Ruth Hamm and Herman W. Curtis appeared on the census of 17 January 1920 at Justice Precinct 7, Ellis, Texas, ED 146, sheet 12A, occupation farmer, renting, no children.1 
CensusRuth Hamm and Herman W. Curtis appeared on the census of 8 April 1930 at Justice Precinct 7, Ellis, Texas, ED 41, sheet 4B, occupation farmer, renting, 1 son at home.3 

Family

Herman W. Curtis b. 16 Jul 1890, d. 27 Mar 1978
Child

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  2. [S1671] Gloria Saunders, "Toone/Tune/Toon---Haplogroup R1b1b2", Ancestral File.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

Nora Leona (?)1

F, b. 1886
Last Edited22 Sep 2008
Birth*Nora Leona (?) was born in 1886 at Texas.2 
Married Name As of 1903,her married name was Curtis.2 
Marriage*She married Birtie (Bert) Wardell Curtis, son of William James Curtis and Lillie Abe Pennington, in 1903 at Texas.2 
Census*Nora Leona (?) and Birtie (Bert) Wardell Curtis appeared on the census of 2 May 1910 at Justice Precinct 6, Ellis, Texas, ED 143, sheet 13A, occupation farmer, married 6 years, 3 children, 3 living, living with Lillie.2 
CensusNora Leona (?) and Birtie (Bert) Wardell Curtis appeared on the census of 16 January 1920 at Garland, Dallas, Texas, ED 87 sheet 23B, occupation farmer, renting, 6 children at home.3 
CensusNora Leona (?) and Birtie (Bert) Wardell Curtis appeared on the census of 11 April 1930 at Dallas, Dallas, Texas, ED 36, sheet 18B, occupation stationery engineer building, renting-$40 month, no children.4 

Family

Birtie (Bert) Wardell Curtis b. 14 Aug 1882, d. 29 Oct 1952
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1910-1930.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

James Jewel Curtis1

M, b. 1904
FatherBirtie (Bert) Wardell Curtis2 b. 14 Aug 1882, d. 29 Oct 1952
MotherNora Leona (?)2 b. 1886
Last Edited22 Sep 2008
Birth*James Jewel Curtis was born in 1904 at Ellis, Texas.2 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 2 May 1910 Justice Precinct 6, Ellis, Texas, in the household of Birtie (Bert) Wardell Curtis and Nora Leona (?); ED 143, sheet 13A, occupation farmer, married 6 years, 3 children, 3 living, living with Lillie.2 
(Witness) CensusJames Jewel Curtis appeared on the census of 16 January 1920 Garland, Dallas, Texas, in the household of Birtie (Bert) Wardell Curtis and Nora Leona (?); ED 87 sheet 23B, occupation farmer, renting, 6 children at home.3 

Citations

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

Lena Pearl Curtis1

F, b. 1906
FatherBirtie (Bert) Wardell Curtis2 b. 14 Aug 1882, d. 29 Oct 1952
MotherNora Leona (?)2 b. 1886
Last Edited22 Sep 2008
Birth*Lena Pearl Curtis was born in 1906 at Ellis, Texas.2 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 2 May 1910 Justice Precinct 6, Ellis, Texas, in the household of Birtie (Bert) Wardell Curtis and Nora Leona (?); ED 143, sheet 13A, occupation farmer, married 6 years, 3 children, 3 living, living with Lillie.2 
(Witness) CensusLena Pearl Curtis appeared on the census of 16 January 1920 Garland, Dallas, Texas, in the household of Birtie (Bert) Wardell Curtis and Nora Leona (?); ED 87 sheet 23B, occupation farmer, renting, 6 children at home.3 

Citations

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

Orvillle Curtis1

M, b. 1908
FatherBirtie (Bert) Wardell Curtis2 b. 14 Aug 1882, d. 29 Oct 1952
MotherNora Leona (?)2 b. 1886
Last Edited22 Sep 2008
Birth*Orvillle Curtis was born in 1908 at Ellis, Texas.3 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 2 May 1910 Justice Precinct 6, Ellis, Texas, in the household of Birtie (Bert) Wardell Curtis and Nora Leona (?); ED 143, sheet 13A, occupation farmer, married 6 years, 3 children, 3 living, living with Lillie.2 
(Witness) CensusOrvillle Curtis appeared on the census of 16 January 1920 Garland, Dallas, Texas, in the household of Birtie (Bert) Wardell Curtis and Nora Leona (?); ED 87 sheet 23B, occupation farmer, renting, 6 children at home.4 

Citations

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

John Curtis1

M, b. 1910
FatherBirtie (Bert) Wardell Curtis1 b. 14 Aug 1882, d. 29 Oct 1952
MotherNora Leona (?)1 b. 1886
Last Edited22 Sep 2008
Birth*John Curtis was born in 1910 at Texas.1 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 16 January 1920 Garland, Dallas, Texas, in the household of Birtie (Bert) Wardell Curtis and Nora Leona (?); ED 87 sheet 23B, occupation farmer, renting, 6 children at home.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1920.

Wardell Curtis1

M, b. 1914
FatherBirtie (Bert) Wardell Curtis1 b. 14 Aug 1882, d. 29 Oct 1952
MotherNora Leona (?)1 b. 1886
Last Edited2 Oct 2008
Birth*Wardell Curtis was born in 1914 at Texas.1 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 16 January 1920 Garland, Dallas, Texas, in the household of Birtie (Bert) Wardell Curtis and Nora Leona (?); ED 87 sheet 23B, occupation farmer, renting, 6 children at home.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1920.

Albert Curtis1

M, b. 1917
FatherBirtie (Bert) Wardell Curtis1 b. 14 Aug 1882, d. 29 Oct 1952
MotherNora Leona (?)1 b. 1886
Last Edited22 Sep 2008
Birth*Albert Curtis was born in 1917 at Texas.1 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 16 January 1920 Garland, Dallas, Texas, in the household of Birtie (Bert) Wardell Curtis and Nora Leona (?); ED 87 sheet 23B, occupation farmer, renting, 6 children at home.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1920.

Paul Wendel Curtis1

M, b. 15 October 1931, d. 13 June 1973
FatherOscar B. Curtis1 b. 21 Sep 1887, d. 8 Jul 1969
MotherLela Lambert1 b. 5 Jul 1900, d. 10 Oct 1940
Last Edited22 Sep 2008
Birth*Paul Wendel Curtis was born on 15 October 1931; Texas.1 
Death*He died on 13 June 1973 at Waxahachie, Ellis, Texas, at age 41; at a Dallas hospital; occupation real estate salesman, married, buried at Ovilla Cemetery.1 

Citations

  1. [S68] Texas Vital Statistics , death certificate.

Will H. Curtis1

M, b. 7 September 1925, d. 6 March 1991
FatherHerman W. Curtis1 b. 16 Jul 1890, d. 27 Mar 1978
MotherRuth Hamm1 b. c 1894
Last Edited22 Sep 2008
Birth*Will H. Curtis was born on 7 September 1925 at Ellis, Texas.1,2 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 8 April 1930 Justice Precinct 7, Ellis, Texas, in the household of Herman W. Curtis and Ruth Hamm; ED 41, sheet 4B, occupation farmer, renting, 1 son at home.1 
Marriage*Will H. Curtis married Dorothy Lynn York between 1945 and 1955.2,3 
Death*Will H. Curtis died on 6 March 1991 at Midlothian, Ellis, Texas, at age 65.2 

Family

Dorothy Lynn York b. 29 Jun 1925, d. 21 Jun 2002

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  2. [S44] Social Security Death Index.
  3. [S1671] Gloria Saunders, "Toone/Tune/Toon---Haplogroup R1b1b2", Ancestral File.

Juanita Margaret Curtis1,2,3

F, b. 31 May 1920, d. 21 February 1996
FatherOscar B. Curtis1 b. 21 Sep 1887, d. 8 Jul 1969
MotherLela Lambert1 b. 5 Jul 1900, d. 10 Oct 1940
Last Edited22 Sep 2008
Birth*Juanita Margaret Curtis was born on 31 May 1920 at Ellis, Texas.1,2,3 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 15 April 1930 Ovilla, Ellis, Texas, in the household of Oscar B. Curtis and Lela Lambert; ED 41, sheet 8B, occupation farm laborer, owned home valued at $500, 1 daughter at home.1 
Married Name As of between 1935 and 1950,her married name was Pickard.2 
Marriage*Juanita Margaret Curtis married Elmer Wilson Pickard between 1935 and 1950 at Texas.2 
Death*Juanita Margaret Curtis died on 21 February 1996 at Midlothian, Ellis, Texas, at age 75.3 

Family

Elmer Wilson Pickard b. c 1920

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  2. [S1671] Gloria Saunders, "Toone/Tune/Toon---Haplogroup R1b1b2", Ancestral File.
  3. [S44] Social Security Death Index.