Myrtle T. (?)1

F, b. 1910
Last Edited30 Oct 2008
Birth*Myrtle T. (?) was born in 1910 at North Carolina.1 
Married Name As of circa 1926,her married name was Staley.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

Alice Hinshaw1,2

F, b. 4 April 1859, d. 14 January 1948
Last Edited8 Oct 2011
Birth*Alice Hinshaw was born on 4 April 1859 at Randolph, North Carolina; daughter of James. Madison Hinshaw and Elizabeth Ellen Welborn.1,2,3 
Married Name As of 11 October 1893,her married name was Curtis.1,3 
Marriage*She married William H. Curtis, son of Berry Curtis and Ellen Frederick, on 11 October 1893 at Greensboro, Guilford, North Carolina; by Egbert Smith, Presbyterian minister.1,3 
CensusAlice Hinshaw and William H. Curtis appeared on the census of 11 June 1900 at Madison Twp., Rockingham, North Carolina, ED 75, sheet 9A, occupation editor and publisher, owned home, second marriage, 6 years, 1 child.1 
Census*Alice Hinshaw appeared on the census of 15 April 1910 at Greensboro, Guilford, North Carolina, ED 109, sheet 1B, occupation dressmaker, widowed, 2 daughters living with her.4 
Death*She died on 14 January 1948 at Greensboro, Guilford, North Carolina, at age 88; buried at Green Hill Cemetery.2,5 

Family

William H. Curtis b. 12 Jul 1841, d. 14 Oct 1904
Child

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  2. [S1605] Bureau of Vital Statistics and North Carolina State Archives North Carolina State Board of Health, North Carolina Death Certificates.
  3. [S1096] North Carolina State Archives, North Carolina Marriage Records.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  5. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Green Hill, Guilford, North Carolina.

Ellen M. Curtis1

F, b. September 1896
FatherWilliam H. Curtis1 b. 12 Jul 1841, d. 14 Oct 1904
MotherAlice Hinshaw1 b. 4 Apr 1859, d. 14 Jan 1948
Last Edited31 Oct 2008
Birth*Ellen M. Curtis was born in September 1896 at North Carolina.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 11 June 1900 Madison Twp., Rockingham, North Carolina, in the household of William H. Curtis and Alice Hinshaw; ED 75, sheet 9A, occupation editor and publisher, owned home, second marriage, 6 years, 1 child.1 
(Witness) CensusEllen M. Curtis appeared on the census of 15 April 1910 Greensboro, Guilford, North Carolina, in the household of Alice Hinshaw; ED 109, sheet 1B, occupation dressmaker, widowed, 2 daughters living with her.2 

Citations

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

Fred Curtis1

M, b. September 1881, d. between 1901 and 1910
FatherJosiah Benjamin Curtis1 b. 26 Jan 1855, d. 26 Apr 1927
MotherLu Sarah (Susan) Combs1 b. 1859
Last Edited7 Jul 2009
Birth*Fred Curtis was born in September 1881 at Texas.1 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 28 June 1900 Justice Precinct 3, Franklin, Texas, in the household of Josiah Benjamin Curtis and Ella Cordelia Milstead; ED 42, sheet 15B, occupation farmer, owned farm, second marriage 8 years, 3 children, 3 living; 7 children at home.1 
DeathAp*Fred Curtis appears to have died or disappeared between 1901 and 1910 no further record found.2,3 

Citations

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

Myrtle Curtis1

F, b. February 1884
FatherJosiah Benjamin Curtis1 b. 26 Jan 1855, d. 26 Apr 1927
MotherLu Sarah (Susan) Combs1 b. 1859
Last Edited5 Nov 2008
Birth*Myrtle Curtis was born in February 1884 at Texas.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 28 June 1900 Justice Precinct 3, Franklin, Texas, in the household of Josiah Benjamin Curtis and Ella Cordelia Milstead; ED 42, sheet 15B, occupation farmer, owned farm, second marriage 8 years, 3 children, 3 living; 7 children at home.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1900.

Lon Loyde Curtis1,2

M, b. 25 February 1886, d. 3 November 1961
FatherJosiah Benjamin Curtis1 b. 26 Jan 1855, d. 26 Apr 1927
MotherLu Sarah (Susan) Combs1 b. 1859
Last Edited30 Apr 2009
Birth*Lon Loyde Curtis was born on 25 February 1886 at Texas.1,2 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 28 June 1900 Justice Precinct 3, Franklin, Texas, in the household of Josiah Benjamin Curtis and Ella Cordelia Milstead; ED 42, sheet 15B, occupation farmer, owned farm, second marriage 8 years, 3 children, 3 living; 7 children at home.1 
Marriage*Lon Loyde Curtis married Tressie Iduma Yarbrough circa 1905 at Texas.2 
Census*Lon Loyde Curtis and Tressie Iduma Yarbrough appeared on the census of 19 April 1910 at Justice Precinct 2, Fisher, Texas, ED 94, sheet 2A, occupation farmer, renting, married 2 years, 1 daughter.3 
Marriage*Lon Loyde Curtis married an unknown person circa 1912 at Texas.4 
Name Variation As of 7 September 1918, Lon Loyde Curtis was also known as Laud Lon Curtis.5 
DraftWW1* On 7 September 1918 Lon Loyde Curtis registered for the draft at LaMesa, Dawson, Texas; at the time, he was employed by himself as a farmer, wife Duzia?, signed his name as Laud Lon Curtis; described as medium height, medium build, blue eyes, dark brown hair.5 
CensusHe and Tressie Iduma Yarbrough appeared on the census of 12 May 1920 at Justice Precinct 3, Dawson, Texas, ED 50, sheet 7B, occupation farmer, owned farm, 2 daughters at home.4 
CensusLon Loyde Curtis and Tressie Iduma Yarbrough appeared on the census of 21 April 1930 at Justice Precinct 1, Howard, Texas, ED 5, sheet 14B, occupation farmer, owned farm, 2 daughters at home.6 
Death*Lon Loyde Curtis died on 3 November 1961 at Big Spring, Howard, Texas, at age 75; occupation farmer, buried at the City Cemetery in Big Spring.2 

Family

Tressie Iduma Yarbrough b. 16 Jun 1890, d. 7 Oct 1931
Children

Citations

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

Mr. Sanders1

M, b. circa 1875, d. before 1900
Last Edited5 Nov 2008
Birth*Mr. Sanders was born circa 1875.1 
Marriage*He married Effie M. Curtis, daughter of Josiah Benjamin Curtis and Lu Sarah (Susan) Combs, circa 1892 at Texas.1 
Death*Mr. Sanders died before 1900.1 

Family

Effie M. Curtis b. Apr 1878
Child

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1900.

Bertha Sanders1

F, b. March 1893
FatherMr. Sanders1 b. c 1875, d. b 1900
MotherEffie M. Curtis1 b. Apr 1878
Last Edited5 Nov 2008
Birth*Bertha Sanders was born in March 1893 at Texas.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 28 June 1900 Justice Precinct 3, Franklin, Texas, in the household of Effie M. Curtis; ED 42, sheet 15B, widowed, 1 daughter, living with her parents.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1900.

Infant Curtis1

?, b. 10 January 1913, d. 10 January 1913
FatherJohn Wesley (J.W.) Curtis1 b. 28 Mar 1866, d. 24 Jan 1939
MotherSallie Ann Broughton1 b. 1 Aug 1870, d. 8 Mar 1928
Last Edited5 Nov 2008
Death*Infant Curtis died on 10 January 1913 at Big Spring, Howard, Texas; buried at Big Spring.1 
Birth*Infant Curtis was born on 10 January 1913 at Big Spring, Howard, Texas.1 

Citations

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

George W. May1

M, b. 1833
Last Edited6 Nov 2008
Birth*George W. May was born in 1833 at Illinois.1 
Marriage*He married Isabella (?) circa 1850 at Kentucky; or Illinois.1 
Census*George W. May and Isabella (?) appeared on the census of 13 July 1860 at Township 13 South, Range 4 East, Johnson, Illinois, page 229, occupation laborer, renting, 4 children and J.K. Hill, age 71, born Tennessee.1 
Census*George W. May appeared on the census of 27 July 1870 at Turkey Creek Twp., Van Buren, Arkansas, page 2, occupation farmer, renting, Melvina is spelled Melony; wife's name is Mary.2 
CensusHe appeared on the census of 19 June 1880 at Polk Twp., Newton, Arkansas, page 631A, occupation farmer, 7 children at home.3 

Family

Isabella (?) b. 1835
Child

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1860.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1870.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1880.

Isabella (?)1

F, b. 1835
Last Edited6 Nov 2008
Birth*Isabella (?) was born in 1835 at Kentucky; maiden name possibly Hill, see 1860 census.1 
Marriage*She married George W. May circa 1850 at Kentucky; or Illinois.1 
Married Name As of circa 1850,her married name was May.1 
Census*Isabella (?) and George W. May appeared on the census of 13 July 1860 at Township 13 South, Range 4 East, Johnson, Illinois, page 229, occupation laborer, renting, 4 children and J.K. Hill, age 71, born Tennessee.1 

Family

George W. May b. 1833
Child

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1860.

Martha Adams1

F, b. between 1881 and 1885
FatherRichard B. Adams1 b. Apr 1858
MotherMelvina Catherine May1 b. 4 Aug 1853, d. 23 Feb 1934
Last Edited6 Nov 2008
Birth*Martha Adams was born between 1881 and 1885 at Arkansas.1 

Citations

  1. [S1683] Julie Lybarger and Chuck Ellis, "Descendants of John Curtis and Melvina May", Ancestral File.

William Hance Adams1,2

M, b. 24 August 1885
FatherRichard B. Adams1 b. Apr 1858
MotherMelvina Catherine May1 b. 4 Aug 1853, d. 23 Feb 1934
Last Edited6 Nov 2008
Birth*William Hance Adams was born on 24 August 1885 at Arkansas; need further verification.1 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 19 June 1900 Batson Twp., Johnson, Arkansas, in the household of Richard B. Adams and Calidona (?); ED 33, seet 6A, occupation farmer, renting, second wife, married 11 years, 3 children, 3 living.3 
DraftWW1* On 12 September 1918 William Hance Adams registered for the draft at Hominy, Osage, Oklahoma; at the time, he was employed by Sperry Oil Company as an oil field worker; wife Bessie.2 

Citations

  1. [S1683] Julie Lybarger and Chuck Ellis, "Descendants of John Curtis and Melvina May", Ancestral File.
  2. [S758] Ancestry.com, World War I Draft Registration Cards.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1900.

Calidona (?)1

F, b. July 1872
Last Edited6 Nov 2008
Birth*Calidona (?) was born in July 1872 at Missouri.1 
Married Name As of circa 1888,her married name was Adams.1 
Marriage*She married Richard B. Adams circa 1888 at Arkansas.1 
Census*Calidona (?) and Richard B. Adams appeared on the census of 19 June 1900 at Batson Twp., Johnson, Arkansas, ED 33, seet 6A, occupation farmer, renting, second wife, married 11 years, 3 children, 3 living.1 

Family

Richard B. Adams b. Apr 1858

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1900.

Eddy B. Robertson1

M, b. 29 September 1881, d. 18 October 1882
FatherJames Monroe Robertson1 b. 24 Apr 1835, d. 15 Jan 1890
MotherArizona A. Curtis1 b. 29 Dec 1858, d. 7 Oct 1938
Last Edited8 Nov 2008
Birth*Eddy B. Robertson was born on 29 September 1881 at Lampasas, Texas.1 
Death*He died on 18 October 1882 at Lampasas, Texas, at age 1; buried at Big Valley Cemetery.1 

Citations

  1. [S1644] Mills County Historical Commission, Mills County, Texas Cemeteries, Big Valley.

Ada V. Robertson1

F, b. 29 January 1888, d. 17 January 1890
FatherJames Monroe Robertson1 b. 24 Apr 1835, d. 15 Jan 1890
MotherArizona A. Curtis1 b. 29 Dec 1858, d. 7 Oct 1938
Last Edited8 Nov 2008
Birth*Ada V. Robertson was born on 29 January 1888 at Mills, Texas.1 
Death*She died on 17 January 1890 at Mills, Texas, at age 1; buried at Big Valley Cemetery.1 

Citations

  1. [S1644] Mills County Historical Commission, Mills County, Texas Cemeteries, Big Valley.

Malvina E. (?)1

F, b. 12 January 1886, d. 9 January 1960
Last Edited8 Nov 2008
Birth*Malvina E. (?) was born on 12 January 1886 at Kansas.1,2 
Married Name As of circa 1910,her married name was Robertson.1,2 
Marriage*She married George Robertson, son of James Monroe Robertson and Arizona A. Curtis, circa 1910 at Texas.1,2 
Census*Malvina E. (?) and George Robertson appeared on the census of 10 April 1930 at Justice Precinct 4, Mills, Texas, ED 8, sheet 3B, occupation farmer, owned farm, radio, 1 daughter.2 
Death*Malvina E. (?) died on 9 January 1960 at Mills, Texas, at age 73; buried at Big Valley Cemetery.1 

Family

George Robertson b. 8 Dec 1884, d. 13 Mar 1971
Child

Citations

  1. [S1644] Mills County Historical Commission, Mills County, Texas Cemeteries, Big Valley.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

Roberta G. Robertson1

F, b. 1925
FatherGeorge Robertson1 b. 8 Dec 1884, d. 13 Mar 1971
MotherMalvina E. (?)1 b. 12 Jan 1886, d. 9 Jan 1960
Last Edited8 Nov 2008
Birth*Roberta G. Robertson was born in 1925 at Mills, Texas.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 10 April 1930 Justice Precinct 4, Mills, Texas, in the household of George Robertson and Malvina E. (?); ED 8, sheet 3B, occupation farmer, owned farm, radio, 1 daughter.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

Margarett Dunn1

F, b. 1920
FatherWilliam Coker Dunn1 b. 4 Mar 1889
MotherClemmie Edwards1 b. Oct 1891, d. 8 Mar 1958
Last Edited11 Nov 2008
Birth*Margarett Dunn was born in 1920 at Alabama.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 11 April 1930 Williamsons Precinct, Barbour, Alabama, in the household of William Coker Dunn and Clemmie Edwards; ED 11, sheet 5A, occupation laborer-saw mill, renting, no radio, 7 children at home.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

Henrietta Dunn1

F, b. 1923
FatherWilliam Coker Dunn1 b. 4 Mar 1889
MotherClemmie Edwards1 b. Oct 1891, d. 8 Mar 1958
Last Edited11 Nov 2008
Birth*Henrietta Dunn was born in 1923 at Alabama.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 11 April 1930 Williamsons Precinct, Barbour, Alabama, in the household of William Coker Dunn and Clemmie Edwards; ED 11, sheet 5A, occupation laborer-saw mill, renting, no radio, 7 children at home.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

Lucille Dunn1

F, b. 1925
FatherWilliam Coker Dunn1 b. 4 Mar 1889
MotherClemmie Edwards1 b. Oct 1891, d. 8 Mar 1958
Last Edited11 Nov 2008
Birth*Lucille Dunn was born in 1925 at Alabama.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 11 April 1930 Williamsons Precinct, Barbour, Alabama, in the household of William Coker Dunn and Clemmie Edwards; ED 11, sheet 5A, occupation laborer-saw mill, renting, no radio, 7 children at home.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

Clemmie Dunn1

F, b. 1927
FatherWilliam Coker Dunn1 b. 4 Mar 1889
MotherClemmie Edwards1 b. Oct 1891, d. 8 Mar 1958
Last Edited28 Sep 2012
Birth*Clemmie Dunn was born in 1927 at Alabama.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 11 April 1930 Williamsons Precinct, Barbour, Alabama, in the household of William Coker Dunn and Clemmie Edwards; ED 11, sheet 5A, occupation laborer-saw mill, renting, no radio, 7 children at home.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

Allie Mae Wynn1

F, b. circa 1905
Last Edited19 Sep 2014
Birth*Allie Mae Wynn was born circa 1905.1 
Married Name As of 21 March 1931,her married name was Curtis.1 
Marriage*She married Alvis Paul Curtis, son of Lawrence Sterling Curtis and Minnie Elizabeth Bunting, on 21 March 1931 at North Carolina.1 

Family

Alvis Paul Curtis b. 15 Jun 1904, d. 24 Sep 1968
Child

Citations

  1. [S1712] Tony Curtis, "Descendants of Lawrence Sterling Curtis", Ancestral File.
  2. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Martin, Martin, North Carolina.

John Henry Roberson1

M, b. 6 May 1908, d. February 1983
Last Edited19 Nov 2008
Birth*John Henry Roberson was born on 6 May 1908.1 
Marriage*He married Susan Virginia Curtis, daughter of Lawrence Sterling Curtis and Minnie Elizabeth Bunting, on 24 January 1933 at Emporia, Emporia, Virginia.1 
Death*John Henry Roberson died in February 1983 at Robersonville, Martin, North Carolina, at age 74.1 

Family

Susan Virginia Curtis b. 10 Jul 1908, d. 29 Aug 1992

Citations

  1. [S1712] Tony Curtis, "Descendants of Lawrence Sterling Curtis", Ancestral File.

Alexander Mobley1

M, b. 22 November 1905, d. 15 December 1984
Last Edited19 Nov 2008
Birth*Alexander Mobley was born on 22 November 1905 at North Carolina.1 
Marriage*He married Minnie Estellle Curtis, daughter of Lawrence Sterling Curtis and Minnie Elizabeth Bunting, on 1 October 1931 at North Carolina.1 
Death*Alexander Mobley died on 15 December 1984 at Tarboro, Edgecombe, North Carolina, at age 79.1,2 

Family

Minnie Estellle Curtis b. 17 May 1912, d. 17 Mar 1933

Citations

  1. [S1712] Tony Curtis, "Descendants of Lawrence Sterling Curtis", Ancestral File.
  2. [S1011] North Carolina State Archives, North Carolina Death Records.

Dorma Nelson1

F, b. circa 1920
Last Edited26 Jan 2013
Birth*Dorma Nelson was born circa 1920.1 
Married Name As of 9 September 1943,her married name was Curtis.1 
Marriage*She married Charlie Gaston Curtis, son of Lawrence Sterling Curtis and Minnie Elizabeth Bunting, on 9 September 1943 at Hopewell, Virginia.1 

Family

Charlie Gaston Curtis b. 10 Jun 1916, d. 22 Oct 1967

Citations

  1. [S1712] Tony Curtis, "Descendants of Lawrence Sterling Curtis", Ancestral File.

Mary Leona Johnson1

F, b. circa 1925
Last Edited19 Sep 2014
Birth*Mary Leona Johnson was born circa 1925.1 
Married Name As of 31 December 1945,her married name was Curtis.1 
Marriage*She married Jesse W. Curtis, son of Lawrence Sterling Curtis and Minnie Elizabeth Bunting, on 31 December 1945 at North Carolina.1 

Family

Jesse W. Curtis b. 23 Aug 1921, d. 11 Aug 2007

Citations

  1. [S1712] Tony Curtis, "Descendants of Lawrence Sterling Curtis", Ancestral File.

Russel Curtis1

M, b. 6 January 1757, d. 17 January 1834
FatherMontgomery County Curtis b. c 1730
Last Edited19 Oct 2016
Birth*Russel Curtis was born on 6 January 1757 at Fredericksburg, Fredericksburg, Virginia; Fredericksburg lies between Spotsylvania and Stafford counties; no proof of relationship.1,2 
Note* In his 1832 pension application, Russel stated he served in 1779 under Captaiin James Crump and Lieutenant Moses Curtis in Montgomery County, North Carolina.3 
NoteB Russel signed a petition to the North Carolina legislature dated 30 Jan 1779, asking that Anson be divided into two counties, thereby forming Montgomery.4 
Land Entry*He entered land on 28 September 1779 at Montgomery, North Carolina, 100 acres bordering his place and runs up Barnes (Carnes) Branch.5 
Tax ListHe appeared on the personal property tax list of 1780 at Montgomery, North Carolina; details unavailable.6 
Tax List*He appeared on the personal property tax list of 1782 at Montgomery, North Carolina; listed as a "single man," no land, horses or cattle; lived next to Moses.6 
NoteB Both Russel and Moses were "single men" in 1782 but had 3 or 4 children in the 1790 census. But the household headcounts for the 1800 census suggest their first wives died and they remarried, starting new families.7 
Census*He appeared on the census of 1790 at Montgomery, North Carolina, page 209, 1 male over 16 and 4 females.8 
Marriage*He married Polly (?) circa 1795.9 
CensusRussel Curtis appeared on the census of 1800 at Montgomery, North Carolina, page 477, 2 males and 1 female under 10, 1 male over 45 and 1 female 26-44; no sign of the females in his 1790 household.10 
Tax ListHe appeared on the personal property tax list of 1807 at Hopkins, Kentucky; 100 acres, one white male over 21; Hillery appears on same list.11 
Tax ListHe appeared on the personal property tax list of July 1808 at Hopkins, Kentucky; no acreage, one white male over 21, one horse; Hillery appears on same list.11 
Tax ListHe appeared on the personal property tax list of 1809 at Christian, Kentucky; no land, 1 horse.12 
Tax ListHe appeared on the personal property tax list of 1810 at Christian, Kentucky; no land, 1 horse.12 
Census*He and Polly (?) appeared on the census of 1810 at Christian, Kentucky, page 95, 1 male and 1 female under 10, 2 males and 1 female 10-15, 1 male and 1 female over 45.13 
Tax ListRussel Curtis appeared on the personal property tax list of 1811 at Christian, Kentucky; no land, 1 horse.12 
Tax ListHe appeared on the personal property tax list of 1812 at Christian, Kentucky; no land, 2 horses.12 
Tax ListHe appeared on the personal property tax list of 1813 at Christian, Kentucky; no acreage, 3 horses and cows.12 
Tax ListHe appeared on the personal property tax list of 1815 at Christian, Kentucky; no acreage, 2 horses and cows.12 
Tax ListHe appeared on the personal property tax list of 1816 at Christian, Kentucky; no acreage, 2 horses and cows.12 
NoteB* On 17 January 1818, the Kentucky Assembly passed this resolution: "Whereas it is represented to the present general assembly, that Russell Curtis, one of the veterans of seventy-six, through misfortune, is reduced to indigence and want. . . . Be it enacted by the General Assembly . . . that the register of the land0office be, and he is hereby authorised to issue a land-office warrent to Russell Curtis . . . of Christian Ccounty, for one hunders acres of land, clear of all costs and expences; and upon the reception of the plats and certificates of survey, to issue a grant to each of them as in other cases."14 
NoteB On 8 July 1818, the survey was completed for 100 acres on Little River in Christian County and said property was granted to Russell Curtis.15 
CensusHe and Polly (?) appeared on the census of 1820 at Trigg, Kentucky, page 295, 1 male 10-15, 1 female 16-25, 2 males 18-25, 1 male and 1 female over 45.16 
Tax ListRussel Curtis appeared on the personal property tax list of between 1820 and 1833 at Trigg, Kentucky; 100 acres on Little River, 0-3 horses in each list.17 
CensusHe and Polly (?) appeared on the census of 1830 at Trigg, Kentucky, page 17b, 1 female 15-19, 1 male 70-79, 1 female 60-69.18 
NoteB* On 12 January 1834, William Boyd appeared in Washington County, Arkansas court to testify regarding his application for a Revolutionary War pension. Among the men he served with were Russel and Moses Curtis. He further stated that he was born in Southampton County, Virginia on 11 August 1760 and lived in Rowan County, North Carolina when he was called into service. Following the war, he lived in Montgomery County, North Carolina, Warren County, Tennessee, Lauderdale County, Alabama, McNairy County, Tennessee and then resided in Washington County, Arkansas.19 
Death*Russel Curtis died on 17 January 1834 at Trigg, Kentucky, at age 77; possibly buried at old Curtis or Stallons Cemetery, no headstone present.1,20 

Family

Polly (?) b. c 1765, d. 6 Oct 1839
Children

Citations

  1. [S1713] "Military Records of Russell Curtis."
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1790-1830.
  3. [S1737] Footnote.com, Footnote.com.
  4. [S2302] Larry Cates, "Orange County Bastardy Bonds, 1782-1799", page 143.
  5. [S1748] A.B. Pruitt, Abstracts of Land Entries: Montgomery Co. NC 1778-1795.
  6. [S1734] Montgomery County Court of Pleas and Quarter Sessions, Montgomery County, North Carolina List of Taxables.
  7. [S1] Census of Population 1790, 1800.
  8. [S1] Census of Population 1790.
  9. [S1213] Ancestry.com, "Ancestry.com", Ancestral File.
  10. [S1] Census of Population 1800.
  11. [S1772] Kentucky Tax Assessor Hopkins County, Hopkins County, Kentucky Tax Books.
  12. [S1751] Christian County Tax Assessor, Christian County Kentucky Tax Lists.
  13. [S1] Census of Population 1810.
  14. [S1746] Lt. Governonr and Acting Governor Gabriel Slaughter, Acts Passed at the First Session of the 26th General Assembly, Commonwealth of Kentucky, pages 348-349.
  15. [S1213] Ancestry.com, "Ancestry.com", Ancestral File, Kentucky Land Grants.
  16. [S1] Census of Population 1820.
  17. [S1750] Kentucky State Historical Society, Trigg County, Kentucky Tax Lists.
  18. [S1] Census of Population 1830.
  19. [S1737] Footnote.com, Footnote.com, Revolutionary War Pension Applications.
  20. [S1737] Footnote.com, Footnote.com, Index to Selected Final Payment Vouchers.
  21. [S1] Census of Population 1800-1820.
  22. [S1717] Trigg County Clerk, Trigg County, Kentucky Marriages.

Lenna (Lenia, Lenny, Liney) Woods1,2

F, b. 1802, d. before 14 November 1882
FatherJesse Wood3 b. 1776, d. 1811
MotherRebecca Barnes3 b. 1780, d. 1811
Last Edited21 Jun 2012
Birth*Lenna (Lenia, Lenny, Liney) Woods was born in 1802 at Barren, Kentucky; daughter of Jesse Wood and Rebecca Barnes.1,4,5 
Married Name As of 18 April 1816,her married name was Curtis.1 
Marriage*She married Fielding Curtis Jr., son of Fielding Wood Curtis Sr., on 18 April 1816 at Barren, Kentucky.1 
CensusLenna (Lenia, Lenny, Liney) Woods and Fielding Curtis Jr. appeared on the census of 1820 at Monroe, Kentucky, page 198, 1 male and 1 female under 10, 1 male 26-44, 1 female 16-25.6 
CensusLenna (Lenia, Lenny, Liney) Woods and Fielding Curtis Jr. appeared on the census of 1830 at Monroe, Kentucky, page 391, 1 male and 4 females under 5, 1 male and 1 female 5-9, 1 male 40-49, 1 female 30-39, 1 female 80-89.7 
Census*Lenna (Lenia, Lenny, Liney) Woods and Fielding Curtis Jr. appeared on the census of 1840 at Monroe, Kentucky, page 234, 2 males under 5, 1 male and 3 females 5-9, 2 males and 1 female 10-14, 2 females 15-19, 1 male 50-59, 1 female 30-39.8 
Tax List*Lenna (Lenia, Lenny, Liney) Woods appeared on the personal property tax list of 1843 at Monroe, Kentucky; 200 acres on Line Creek.9 
Census*She appeared on the census of 9 August 1850 at District 1, Monroe, Kentucky, page 384, widowed, real estate valued at $200, 4 children at home.10 
Tax ListShe appeared on the personal property tax list of 1857 at Monroe, Kentucky; 200 acres on Line Creek.9 
Tax ListShe appeared on the personal property tax list of 1858 at Monroe, Kentucky; 140 acres on Line Creek; in 1859 her names does not appear on the list, but Malinda Curtis was taxed for 140 acres on Line Creek.9 
CensusShe appeared on the census of 21 June 1860 at Monroe, Kentucky, page 24, widowed, real estate valued at $150, James and family lived with her.11 
CensusShe appeared on the census of 17 June 1870 at Precinct 6, Monroe, Kentucky, page 187, occupation farmeress, real estate valued at $150, 1 daughter and 2 grandsons lived with her; lived next to John's widow Catharine.12 
Will*She left a will on 25 January 1872 at Monroe, Kentucky; "I Liney Curtis . . . to my beloved daughter Presha Curtis the farm on which we now reside. . . containing about one hundred and twenty acres and all my personal property which may be thereon at the time of my decease. . . ."13 
CensusShe appeared on the census of 3 June 1880 at Tompkinsville, Monroe, Kentucky, page 349A, widowed, living with Prescia.14 
Death*She died before 14 November 1882 at Monroe, Kentucky; will was proven in court on this day.13 
NoteB* According to papers filed in Monroe County Circuit Court on 21 March 1890, all of Fielding & Lennie's children were dead. Only 5 of their 15 children had surviving descendants at that time, namely, John, James, Cynthia, Annie and Phoebe. Prescia did not marry. The names of their other children are not known. The several repetitions of the names of the Emmert heirs are inconsistent and together overstate the number of heirs, which should be 16.15 

Family

Fielding Curtis Jr. b. c 1781, d. 1842
Children

Citations

  1. [S85] Liahona Research & Jordan Dodd, Kentucky Marriage Records.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1850-1880.
  3. [S1769] Dana Jameson, "Descendants of John R. Curtis", Ancestral File.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1820-1880.
  5. [S1728] Donna (Mann) and Robert Terrell Curtis, "Descendants of Fielding Curtis", Ancestral File.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1820.
  7. [S1] Census of Population 1830.
  8. [S1] Census of Population 1840.
  9. [S1753] Monroe County Tax Assessor, Monroe County, Kentucky Tax Lists.
  10. [S1] Census of Population 1850.
  11. [S1] Census of Population 1860.
  12. [S1] Census of Population 1870.
  13. [S1815] Last Will and Testament of Liney Curtis.
  14. [S1] Census of Population 1880.
  15. [S1835] Jr. Heirs of Fielding Curtis v. John B. Woods, Monroe County Circuit Court, File 127, 21 March 1890, unknown repository.
  16. [S1] Census of Population 1830, 1840.
  17. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  18. [S1] Census of Population 1840, 1850.