Daniel Curtis1

M, b. 1835
FatherWilford Curtis1 b. 1805, d. bt 1871 - 1879
MotherNancy Fisher1 b. 1815, d. b 1862
Last Edited24 Jan 2009
Birth*Daniel Curtis was born in 1835 at Lauderdale, Alabama.1 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 22 October 1850 District 7, Lauderdale, Alabama, in the household of Wilford Curtis and Nancy Fisher; pages 230-231, occupation shingler, renting, 10 children at home.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1850.

Thomas Curtis1

M, b. 1836, d. 1910
FatherWilford Curtis1 b. 1805, d. bt 1871 - 1879
MotherNancy Fisher1 b. 1815, d. b 1862
Last Edited16 Mar 2010
Birth*Thomas Curtis was born in 1836 at Lauderdale, Alabama.1,2 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 22 October 1850 District 7, Lauderdale, Alabama, in the household of Wilford Curtis and Nancy Fisher; pages 230-231, occupation shingler, renting, 10 children at home.1 
Marriage*Thomas Curtis married Sarah A. Robertson on 21 September 1853 at Lauderdale, Alabama.3 
Census*Thomas Curtis and Sarah A. Robertson appeared on the census of 10 June 1860 at Green Hill P.O., District 1, Lauderdale, Alabama, page 187b, occupation manufacturer, renting, 1 son at home.4 
CensusThomas Curtis and Sarah A. Robertson appeared on the census of 7 June 1870 at Township 1, Lauderdale, Alabama, page 447, occupation farmer, renting, 3 children at home.5 
Death*Thomas Curtis died in 1910 at Lauderdale, Alabama; buried at the Watkins Family Cemetey in Blackburn.2 

Family

Sarah A. Robertson b. 1838
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1850.
  2. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Watkins, Lauderdale County, Alabama.
  3. [S1067] Hunting For Bears, Alabama Marriage Records.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1860.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1870.

Murrell Curtis1

M, b. 1838
FatherWilford Curtis2 b. 1805, d. bt 1871 - 1879
MotherNancy Fisher2 b. 1815, d. b 1862
Last Edited21 Mar 2009
Birth*Murrell Curtis was born in 1838 at Lauderdale, Alabama; not certain that Murrell in 1850 and Hillery in 1860 are the same persons.1 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 22 October 1850 District 7, Lauderdale, Alabama, in the household of Wilford Curtis and Nancy Fisher; pages 230-231, occupation shingler, renting, 10 children at home.2 
Marriage*Murrell Curtis married Hanna D.C. Arnold on 17 October 1859 at Lauderdale, Alabama.3,4 
Census*Murrell Curtis and Hanna D.C. Arnold appeared on the census of 4 June 1860 at Florence P.O., District 2, Lauderdale, Alabama, page 4, occupation farmer, renting, no children.3 

Family

Hanna D.C. Arnold b. 1844

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1850, 1860.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1850.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1860.
  4. [S1067] Hunting For Bears, Alabama Marriage Records.

Rhody Curtis1

F, b. 1840
FatherWilford Curtis1 b. 1805, d. bt 1871 - 1879
MotherNancy Fisher1 b. 1815, d. b 1862
Last Edited24 Jan 2009
Birth*Rhody Curtis was born in 1840 at Lauderdale, Alabama.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 22 October 1850 District 7, Lauderdale, Alabama, in the household of Wilford Curtis and Nancy Fisher; pages 230-231, occupation shingler, renting, 10 children at home.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1850.

Mary Curtis1

F, b. 1842
FatherWilford Curtis1 b. 1805, d. bt 1871 - 1879
MotherNancy Fisher1 b. 1815, d. b 1862
Last Edited24 Jan 2009
Birth*Mary Curtis was born in 1842 at Lauderdale, Alabama.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 22 October 1850 District 7, Lauderdale, Alabama, in the household of Wilford Curtis and Nancy Fisher; pages 230-231, occupation shingler, renting, 10 children at home.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1850.

James Curtis1

M, b. 1843
FatherWilford Curtis1 b. 1805, d. bt 1871 - 1879
MotherNancy Fisher1 b. 1815, d. b 1862
Last Edited24 Jan 2009
Birth*James Curtis was born in 1843 at Lauderdale, Alabama.1 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 22 October 1850 District 7, Lauderdale, Alabama, in the household of Wilford Curtis and Nancy Fisher; pages 230-231, occupation shingler, renting, 10 children at home.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1850.

John Curtis1

M, b. 1846
FatherWilford Curtis1 b. 1805, d. bt 1871 - 1879
MotherNancy Fisher1 b. 1815, d. b 1862
Last Edited24 Jan 2009
Birth*John Curtis was born in 1846 at Lauderdale, Alabama.1 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 22 October 1850 District 7, Lauderdale, Alabama, in the household of Wilford Curtis and Nancy Fisher; pages 230-231, occupation shingler, renting, 10 children at home.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1850.

Annie Curtis1

F, b. 1849
FatherWilford Curtis1 b. 1805, d. bt 1871 - 1879
MotherNancy Fisher1 b. 1815, d. b 1862
Last Edited24 Jan 2009
Birth*Annie Curtis was born in 1849 at Lauderdale, Alabama.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 22 October 1850 District 7, Lauderdale, Alabama, in the household of Wilford Curtis and Nancy Fisher; pages 230-231, occupation shingler, renting, 10 children at home.1 
(Witness) CensusAnnie Curtis appeared on the census of 7 June 1870 Green Hill P.O., Township 1, Lauderdale, Alabama, in the household of Wilford Curtis and Celia Clark; page 447, occupation farmer, renting, 4 children at home.2 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1850.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1870.

Mary Ann Collum1,2

F, b. 1828, d. 14 February 1857
Last Edited18 May 2009
Birth*Mary Ann Collum was born in 1828 at Texas.2 
Married Name As of 1 January 1843,her married name was Curtis.1 
Marriage*She married John Warren Curtis, son of Benjamin Browning Curtis and Martha Genety, on 1 January 1843.1 
Census*Mary Ann Collum and John Warren Curtis appeared on the census of 12 December 1850 at Grayson, Texas, page 340, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $640, 3 children at home.2 
Death*Mary Ann Collum died on 14 February 1857 at Parker, Texas; buried at the Curtis Cemetery in Parker County.1 

Family

John Warren Curtis b. 25 Dec 1819, d. 27 Jul 1882
Children

Citations

  1. [S1754] Herbert C. Banks, Daughters of the Republic of Texas, page 44.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1850.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1860.

Mary Amos1

F, b. 7 April 1840, d. 2 January 1917
Last Edited4 Apr 2009
Birth*Mary Amos was born on 7 April 1840 at Marion, Virginia; daughter of Joseph Amos and Sophia Davis.2,3 
Married Name As of 27 July 1858,her married name was Curtis.1 
Marriage*She married John Warren Curtis, son of Benjamin Browning Curtis and Martha Genety, on 27 July 1858 at Weatherford, Parker, Texas.1 
Census*Mary Amos and John Warren Curtis appeared on the census of 15 June 1860 at Weatherford P.O., Beat 1, Parker, Texas, page 422b, occupation grocer, real estate valued at $10,000, personal $2,500, 4 children at home.4 
CensusMary Amos and John Warren Curtis appeared on the census of 12 August 1870 at Justice Precinct 1, Parker, Texas, page 376, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $2,000, personal $1,500, 5 children at home; James C. was a stock raiser.5 
CensusMary Amos and John Warren Curtis appeared on the census of 2 June 1880 at Justice Precinct 1, Parker, Texas, page 357B, occupation farmer, 6 children at home.6 
Census*Mary Amos appeared on the census of 15 June 1900 at Weatherford, Parker, Texas, ED 67, sheet 22A, widowed, owned home, 8 children, 5 living, 2 sons living with her.7 
CensusShe appeared on the census of 15 April 1910 at Weatherford, Parker, Texas, ED 69, sheet 2A, owned home, widowed, 8 children, 4 living, Jeff lived with her.8 
Death*She died on 2 January 1917 at Weatherford, Parker, Texas, at age 76; buried at Curtis Cemetery.3 

Family

John Warren Curtis b. 25 Dec 1819, d. 27 Jul 1882
Children

Citations

  1. [S1754] Herbert C. Banks, Daughters of the Republic of Texas.
  2. [S1738] Rhonda Etter, "Descendants of James William Curtis", Ancestral File.
  3. [S1807] Parker County Genealogical Society, Cemeteries in Weatherford, Curtis.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1860.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1870.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1880.
  7. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  8. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  9. [S68] Texas Vital Statistics , death certificate.
  10. [S68] Texas Vital Statistics.

Mason Robert (Mace) Curtis1,2

M, b. 13 April 1836
FatherUnknown Fathers Curtis b. c 1775
Last Edited18 May 2009
Birth*Mason Robert (Mace) Curtis was born on 13 April 1836 at North Carolina; no known relationship; said to have had 18 brothers and 2 sisters; it is unlikely this family appeared in either the 1850 or 1860 cenuses, making complete identification nearly impossible.3,4 
Marriage*He married Mary Ann Pruitt on 7 October 1861 at Tippah, Mississippi.5,6 
NoteB* In the 1870 census, there were two other Curtises living with Mason, M.C., age 12, b. Mississippi, and J.M. b. Mar 1870, b. Tennessee.7 
Census*Mason Robert (Mace) Curtis and Mary Ann Pruitt appeared on the census of 11 August 1870 at District 17, Hardeman, Tennessee, page 331b, occupation farmer, renting, 3 children, brother J.B. and 2 unknown children.7 
CensusMason Robert (Mace) Curtis and Mary Ann Pruitt appeared on the census of 15 June 1880 at Sand Hill District, Tippah, Mississippi, page 379A, occupation farmer, 6 children at home.5 
Marriage*Mason Robert (Mace) Curtis married Laura Brigman on 16 September 1883 at Tippah, Mississippi.8,6 
CensusMason Robert (Mace) Curtis and Laura Brigman appeared on the census of 1 June 1900 at Justice Precinct 8, Wise, Texas, ED 151, sheet 1A, occupation farmer, renting, married 39 years, no children this marriage; niece Synthia, b. Nov 1875 lived with them.9 
CensusMason Robert (Mace) Curtis and Laura Brigman appeared on the census of 23 May 1910 at Justice Precinct 8, Wise, Texas, ED 265, sheet 4A, no occupation renting, second marriage 27 years, Mason G. was single and lived at home.10 

Family 1

Mary Ann Pruitt b. 25 Jul 1844
Children

Family 2

Laura Brigman b. 14 Feb 1838, d. 6 Dec 1918

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1880, 1900.
  2. [S68] Texas Vital Statistics , death certificate of Noah B. Curtis.
  3. [S1742] Filnis Eugene Curtis, "Descendants of Mason Robert Curtis", Ancestral File.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1870-1910.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1880.
  6. [S1209] Hunting For Bears, Mississippi Marriage Records.
  7. [S1] Census of Population 1870.
  8. [S1] Census of Population 1900, 1910.
  9. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  10. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  11. [S68] Texas Vital Statistics , death certificate.

Mary Ann Pruitt1,2

F, b. 25 July 1844
Last Edited16 May 2009
Birth*Mary Ann Pruitt was born on 25 July 1844 at Mississippi; daughter of James and Lydia Pruitt.3,4 
Census*She appeared on the census of 9 July 1860 at Northern Division, Tippah, Mississippi, page 537, single, living with her parents, James and Lydia Pruitt and 9 siblings.4 
Marriage*She married an unknown person on 8 September 1861 at Tippah, Mississippi.3,2 
Married Name As of 7 October 1861,her married name was Curtis.1,2 
Marriage*She married Mason Robert (Mace) Curtis, son of Unknown Fathers Curtis, on 7 October 1861 at Tippah, Mississippi.1,2 
Census*Mary Ann Pruitt and Mason Robert (Mace) Curtis appeared on the census of 11 August 1870 at District 17, Hardeman, Tennessee, page 331b, occupation farmer, renting, 3 children, brother J.B. and 2 unknown children.5 
Census*Mary Ann Pruitt appeared on the census of 15 June 1880 at Sand Hill District, Tippah, Mississippi, page 379A, occupation farmer, 6 children at home.1 
CensusShe and Mason Robert (Mace) Curtis appeared on the census of 15 June 1880 at Sand Hill District, Tippah, Mississippi, page 379A, occupation farmer, 6 children at home.1 
DeathMary Ann Pruitt died on 22 July 1882 at Sand Hill District, Tippah, Mississippi, at age 37; in child birth.3,1 

Family

Mason Robert (Mace) Curtis b. 13 Apr 1836
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1880.
  2. [S1209] Hunting For Bears, Mississippi Marriage Records.
  3. [S1742] Filnis Eugene Curtis, "Descendants of Mason Robert Curtis", Ancestral File.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1860.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1870.
  6. [S68] Texas Vital Statistics , death certificate.

Laura Brigman1,2

F, b. 14 February 1838, d. 6 December 1918
Last Edited8 Mar 2017
Birth*Laura Brigman was born on 14 February 1838 at Mississippi.1,3 
Married Name As of 16 September 1883,her married name was Curtis.1,2 
Marriage*She married Mason Robert (Mace) Curtis, son of Unknown Fathers Curtis, on 16 September 1883 at Tippah, Mississippi.4,2 
CensusLaura Brigman and Mason Robert (Mace) Curtis appeared on the census of 1 June 1900 at Justice Precinct 8, Wise, Texas, ED 151, sheet 1A, occupation farmer, renting, married 39 years, no children this marriage; niece Synthia, b. Nov 1875 lived with them.1 
CensusLaura Brigman and Mason Robert (Mace) Curtis appeared on the census of 23 May 1910 at Justice Precinct 8, Wise, Texas, ED 265, sheet 4A, no occupation renting, second marriage 27 years, Mason G. was single and lived at home.5 
Death*Laura Brigman died on 6 December 1918 at Texas at age 80; no death certificate; buried at Arlington cemetery in Tarrant County.3 

Family

Mason Robert (Mace) Curtis b. 13 Apr 1836

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  2. [S1209] Hunting For Bears, Mississippi Marriage Records.
  3. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Arlington, Tarrant, Texas.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1900, 1910.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1910.

Elizabeth Jane Curtis1,2

F, b. 14 July 1862, d. 12 June 1901
FatherMason Robert (Mace) Curtis1 b. 13 Apr 1836
MotherMary Ann Pruitt1 b. 25 Jul 1844
Last Edited17 May 2009
Birth*Elizabeth Jane Curtis was born on 14 July 1862 at Sand Hill District, Tippah, Mississippi.1,2 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 11 August 1870 District 17, Hardeman, Tennessee, in the household of Mason Robert (Mace) Curtis and Mary Ann Pruitt; page 331b, occupation farmer, renting, 3 children, brother J.B. and 2 unknown children.3 
(Witness) CensusElizabeth Jane Curtis appeared on the census of 15 June 1880 Sand Hill District, Tippah, Mississippi, in the household of Mason Robert (Mace) Curtis and Mary Ann Pruitt; page 379A, occupation farmer, 6 children at home.1 
Married Name As of 24 November 1883,her married name was Adams.4 
Marriage*Elizabeth Jane Curtis married William Adams, son of Henson G. Adams and Sarah C. Rainey, on 24 November 1883 at Hardeman, Tennessee; by W.S. Coe, M.G; A.J. Duncan bondsman.4 
Census*Elizabeth Jane Curtis and William Adams appeared on the census of 11 June 1900 at Willow Point Precinct, Wise, Texas, ED 152, sheet 11A, occupation farmer, renting, married 16 years, 8 children, 4 living.5 
Death*Elizabeth Jane Curtis died on 12 June 1901 at Texas at age 38.2 

Family

William Adams b. 18 Feb 1863, d. 1 Mar 1928
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1880.
  2. [S1742] Filnis Eugene Curtis, "Descendants of Mason Robert Curtis", Ancestral File.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1870.
  4. [S869] The Generations Network, Tennessee State Marriages 1780-2002.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1900.

Joseph Isaac Lewis Curtis1,2

M, b. 3 May 1867, d. 3 April 1922
FatherMason Robert (Mace) Curtis1 b. 13 Apr 1836
MotherMary Ann Pruitt1 b. 25 Jul 1844
Last Edited17 May 2009
Birth*Joseph Isaac Lewis Curtis was born on 3 May 1867 at Sand Hill District, Tippah, Mississippi; 3 August 1867 on death certificate; May 1867 in 1900 census.3,2,4 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 11 August 1870 District 17, Hardeman, Tennessee, in the household of Mason Robert (Mace) Curtis and Mary Ann Pruitt; page 331b, occupation farmer, renting, 3 children, brother J.B. and 2 unknown children.5 
(Witness) CensusJoseph Isaac Lewis Curtis appeared on the census of 15 June 1880 Sand Hill District, Tippah, Mississippi, in the household of Mason Robert (Mace) Curtis and Mary Ann Pruitt; page 379A, occupation farmer, 6 children at home.1 
Marriage*Joseph Isaac Lewis Curtis married Ophelia (S.O.) Luna on 22 October 1889 at Tippah, Mississippi.6 
Census*Joseph Isaac Lewis Curtis and Ophelia (S.O.) Luna appeared on the census of 14 June 1900 at Justice Precinct 8, Montague, Texas, ED 59, sheet 12B, occupation day laborer, renting, married 12 years, 4 children, 3 living.7 
Marriage*Joseph Isaac Lewis Curtis married Martha Gross Wilkes circa 1904 at Texas.8 
Census*Joseph Isaac Lewis Curtis and Martha Gross Wilkes appeared on the census of 19 April 1910 at Terrell, Kaufman, Texas, ED 29, sheet 7A, occupation railroad laborer, renting, second marriage 6 years, 5 children at home.8 
Death*Joseph Isaac Lewis Curtis died on 3 April 1922 at St. Paul Sanitarium, Dallas, Dallas, Texas, at age 54; from Bright's disease, occupation merchant, widowed, buried at Grove Hill Cemetery in Dallas, informant Josephine Curtis.4 

Family 1

Ophelia (S.O.) Luna b. Aug 1873, d. c 1903
Children

Family 2

Martha Gross Wilkes b. 1868
Child

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1880.
  2. [S1742] Filnis Eugene Curtis, "Descendants of Mason Robert Curtis", Ancestral File.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1880, 1900.
  4. [S68] Texas Vital Statistics , death certificate.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1870.
  6. [S1209] Hunting For Bears, Mississippi Marriage Records.
  7. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  8. [S1] Census of Population 1910.

Liza Barshaba (Bash) Curtis1,2,3,4

F, b. 2 December 1871, d. 13 June 1926
FatherMason Robert (Mace) Curtis1 b. 13 Apr 1836
MotherMary Ann Pruitt1 b. 25 Jul 1844
Last Edited17 May 2009
Birth*Liza Barshaba (Bash) Curtis was born on 2 December 1871 at Hardeman, Tennessee.1,2,4 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 15 June 1880 Sand Hill District, Tippah, Mississippi, in the household of Mason Robert (Mace) Curtis and Mary Ann Pruitt; page 379A, occupation farmer, 6 children at home.1 
Married Name As of 30 September 1894,her married name was Adams.5 
Marriage*Liza Barshaba (Bash) Curtis married Henson Grover Adams, son of Henson G. Adams and Sarah C. Rainey, on 30 September 1894 at Tipton, Tennessee; by Rev. W T. Grant; W.A. Brown bondsman.5 
Census*Liza Barshaba (Bash) Curtis and Henson Grover Adams appeared on the census of 30 April 1910 at Justice Precinct 8, Wise, Texas, ED 264, sheet 10B, occupation farmer, renting, married 16 years, 4 children, 3 living.6 
CensusLiza Barshaba (Bash) Curtis and Henson Grover Adams appeared on the census of 5 January 1920 at Justice Precinct 8, Wise, Texas, ED 165, sheet 1B, occupation farmer, renting, 3 children at home.7 
Death*Liza Barshaba (Bash) Curtis died on 13 June 1926 at Estelline, Hall, Texas, at age 54; buried at Estelline Cemetery next to her husband.2,4 

Family

Henson Grover Adams b. 13 Apr 1873, d. 13 Sep 1934
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1880.
  2. [S1742] Filnis Eugene Curtis, "Descendants of Mason Robert Curtis", Ancestral File.
  3. [S68] Texas Vital Statistics , death certificate of Clarence Adams.
  4. [S1847] Cemeteries of Texas Project, Cemeteries of Hall County, Texas, Estelline.
  5. [S869] The Generations Network, Tennessee State Marriages 1780-2002.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  7. [S1] Census of Population 1920.

Noah Benjamin Curtis1,2,3

M, b. 1 February 1875, d. 27 June 1942
FatherMason Robert (Mace) Curtis1 b. 13 Apr 1836
MotherMary Ann Pruitt1 b. 25 Jul 1844
Last Edited4 Aug 2018
Birth*Noah Benjamin Curtis was born on 1 February 1875 at Pulaski, Scott, Mississippi; death certificate gives parents' birthplace as South Carolina.1,3,2 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 15 June 1880 Sand Hill District, Tippah, Mississippi, in the household of Mason Robert (Mace) Curtis and Mary Ann Pruitt; page 379A, occupation farmer, 6 children at home.1 
CensusNoah Benjamin Curtis appeared on the census of 15 June 1900 at Justice Precinct 8, Wise, Texas, ED 151, sheet 9A, occupation farm laborer, single, lodging with William Lewis.4 
Marriage*He married Nellie Corina Stout on 8 December 1904 at Wise, Texas.5 
CensusNoah Benjamin Curtis and Nellie Corina Stout appeared on the census of 12 May 1910 at Justice Precinct 3, Hall, Texas, ED 126, sheet 15A, occupation farmer, renting, married 6 years, 1 son.6 
DraftWW1* On 12 September 1918 Noah Benjamin Curtis registered for the draft at Hulver, Hall, Texas; at the time, he was employed by himself as a farmer, wife Nelly; described as tall, medium build, brown eyes, auburn hair.7 
CensusHe and Nellie Corina Stout appeared on the census of 6 February 1920 at Estelline, Hall, Texas, ED 112, sheet 4B, occupation farmer, renting, 4 children at home.8 
CensusNoah Benjamin Curtis and Nellie Corina Stout appeared on the census of 10 April 1930 at Justice Precinct 3, Hall, Texas, ED 11, sheet 5B, occupation farmer, renting, 4 children at home.9 
Census*Noah Benjamin Curtis and Nellie Corina Stout appeared on the census of 29 April 1940 at Justice Precinct 3, Hall, Texas, ED 96-14, sheet 5A, occupation farmer, renting, 2 children27. 
Death*Noah Benjamin Curtis died on 27 June 1942 at Hall, Texas, at age 67; occupation farmer, buried at Estelline Cemetery.10 

Family

Nellie Corina Stout b. 2 Aug 1884, d. 21 Jan 1973
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1880.
  2. [S1742] Filnis Eugene Curtis, "Descendants of Mason Robert Curtis", Ancestral File.
  3. [S68] Texas Vital Statistics , death certificate.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  5. [S1743] Dave E. Pitts, Wise County, Texas Marriage Records.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  7. [S758] Ancestry.com, World War I Draft Registration Cards.
  8. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  9. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  10. [S78] Pastor Frederick S. Weiser, Maryland German Churches, death certificate.

Mason Greenfield Curtis1,2

M, b. 25 June 1877, d. 11 March 1940
FatherMason Robert (Mace) Curtis1 b. 13 Apr 1836
MotherMary Ann Pruitt1 b. 25 Jul 1844
Last Edited4 Aug 2018
Birth*Mason Greenfield Curtis was born on 25 June 1877 at Tippah, Mississippi; father born in South Carolina, mother in Tippah County, Mississippi per death record.1,2 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 15 June 1880 Sand Hill District, Tippah, Mississippi, in the household of Mason Robert (Mace) Curtis and Mary Ann Pruitt; page 379A, occupation farmer, 6 children at home.3 
(Witness) CensusMason Greenfield Curtis appeared on the census of 1 June 1900 Justice Precinct 8, Wise, Texas, in the household of Mason Robert (Mace) Curtis and Laura Brigman; ED 151, sheet 1A, occupation farmer, renting, married 39 years, no children this marriage; niece Synthia, b. Nov 1875 lived with them.4 
(Witness) CensusMason Greenfield Curtis appeared on the census of 23 May 1910 Justice Precinct 8, Wise, Texas, in the household of Mason Robert (Mace) Curtis and Laura Brigman; ED 265, sheet 4A, no occupation renting, second marriage 27 years, Mason G. was single and lived at home.5 
Marriage*Mason Greenfield Curtis married Jessie Lavada (Vadie) Cook on 25 December 1910 at Wise, Texas.6,7 
DraftWW1* On 12 September 1918 Mason Greenfield Curtis registered for the draft at Wise, Texas; at the time, he was employed by himself as a farmer, wife Jessie.8 
CensusHe appeared on the census of 2 January 1920 at Balsora, Wise, Texas, ED 166, sheet 1A, occupation general mercantile, renting, widowed, 3 children at home, both parents born in North Carolina.6 
CensusHe appeared on the census of 15 April 1930 at Justice Precinct 3, Hall, Texas, ED 12, sheet 6A, occupation farmer, renting, widowed, 5 children at home.9 
Death*He died on 11 March 1940 at Estelline, Hall, Texas, at age 62; buried at Estellilne Cemetery.1 

Family 1

Jessie Lavada (Vadie) Cook b. c 1890, d. c 1919
Children

Family 2

Child

Citations

  1. [S68] Texas Vital Statistics , death certificate.
  2. [S1742] Filnis Eugene Curtis, "Descendants of Mason Robert Curtis", Ancestral File.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1880.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  7. [S1743] Dave E. Pitts, Wise County, Texas Marriage Records.
  8. [S758] Ancestry.com, World War I Draft Registration Cards.
  9. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

Mary Malinda Curtis1,2

F, b. 18 September 1879, d. 18 November 1917
FatherMason Robert (Mace) Curtis1 b. 13 Apr 1836
MotherMary Ann Pruitt1 b. 25 Jul 1844
Last Edited17 May 2009
Birth*Mary Malinda Curtis was born on 18 September 1879 at Sand Hill District, Tippah, Mississippi.1,2 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 15 June 1880 Sand Hill District, Tippah, Mississippi, in the household of Mason Robert (Mace) Curtis and Mary Ann Pruitt; page 379A, occupation farmer, 6 children at home.1 
Married Name As of 30 July 1895,her married name was Adams.3 
Marriage*Mary Malinda Curtis married George R. Adams, son of Henson G. Adams and Sarah C. Rainey, on 30 July 1895 at Tipton, Tennessee; date of license, no return; G.W. Goad bondsman.3 
Married Name As of 18 September 1899,her married name was Sansers.2 
Marriage*Mary Malinda Curtis married A. D. Sansers on 18 September 1899.2 
Death*Mary Malinda Curtis died on 18 November 1917 at Marlow, Stephens, Oklahoma, at age 38.2 

Family 1

George R. Adams b. 1871

Family 2

A. D. Sansers b. c 1875

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1880.
  2. [S1742] Filnis Eugene Curtis, "Descendants of Mason Robert Curtis", Ancestral File.
  3. [S869] The Generations Network, Tennessee State Marriages 1780-2002.

Cynthia Curtis1

F, b. November 1875
FatherGeorge N. Curtis1 b. 1855
MotherFrances E. Dogget1 b. 1853
Last Edited16 May 2009
Birth*Cynthia Curtis was born in November 1875 at Tennessee; niece of Mason.2 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 11 June 1880 District 18, Giles, Tennessee, in the household of George N. Curtis and Frances E. Dogget; page 348A, occupation farm laborer, 3 children at home.1 
(Witness) CensusCynthia Curtis appeared on the census of 1 June 1900 Justice Precinct 8, Wise, Texas, in the household of Mason Robert (Mace) Curtis and Laura Brigman; ED 151, sheet 1A, occupation farmer, renting, married 39 years, no children this marriage; niece Synthia, b. Nov 1875 lived with them.2 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1880.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1900.

Jessie Lavada (Vadie) Cook1,2

F, b. circa 1890, d. circa 1919
Last Edited14 May 2009
Birth*Jessie Lavada (Vadie) Cook was born circa 1890.1 
Married Name As of 25 December 1910,her married name was Curtis.1,2 
Marriage*She married Mason Greenfield Curtis, son of Mason Robert (Mace) Curtis and Mary Ann Pruitt, on 25 December 1910 at Wise, Texas.1,2 
Death*Jessie Lavada (Vadie) Cook died circa 1919 at Wise, Texas.1 

Family

Mason Greenfield Curtis b. 25 Jun 1877, d. 11 Mar 1940
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  2. [S1743] Dave E. Pitts, Wise County, Texas Marriage Records.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

Hurshell (Hurcel) Robert Curtis1,2

M, b. 29 September 1911, d. 2 December 1994
FatherMason Greenfield Curtis3 b. 25 Jun 1877, d. 11 Mar 1940
MotherJessie Lavada (Vadie) Cook3 b. c 1890, d. c 1919
Last Edited14 May 2009
Birth*Hurshell (Hurcel) Robert Curtis was born on 29 September 1911 at Wise, Texas.3,4 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 2 January 1920 Balsora, Wise, Texas, in the household of Mason Greenfield Curtis; ED 166, sheet 1A, occupation general mercantile, renting, widowed, 3 children at home, both parents born in North Carolina.3 
(Witness) CensusHurshell (Hurcel) Robert Curtis appeared on the census of 15 April 1930 Justice Precinct 3, Hall, Texas, in the household of Mason Greenfield Curtis; ED 12, sheet 6A, occupation farmer, renting, widowed, 5 children at home.5 
Death*Hurshell (Hurcel) Robert Curtis died on 2 December 1994 at Dumas, Moore, Texas, at age 83.4 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1920, 1930.
  2. [S68] Texas Vital Statistics , birth record index.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  4. [S44] Social Security Death Index.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

Jessie Green Curtis1,2

F, b. 1 November 1912
FatherMason Greenfield Curtis1 b. 25 Jun 1877, d. 11 Mar 1940
MotherJessie Lavada (Vadie) Cook1 b. c 1890, d. c 1919
Last Edited14 May 2009
Birth*Jessie Green Curtis was born on 1 November 1912 at Wise, Texas.1,2 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 2 January 1920 Balsora, Wise, Texas, in the household of Mason Greenfield Curtis; ED 166, sheet 1A, occupation general mercantile, renting, widowed, 3 children at home, both parents born in North Carolina.1 
(Witness) CensusJessie Green Curtis appeared on the census of 15 April 1930 Justice Precinct 3, Hall, Texas, in the household of Mason Greenfield Curtis; ED 12, sheet 6A, occupation farmer, renting, widowed, 5 children at home.3 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  2. [S68] Texas Vital Statistics , birth record index.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

Dessie Estelle Curtis1,2

F, b. 18 March 1914
FatherMason Greenfield Curtis3 b. 25 Jun 1877, d. 11 Mar 1940
MotherJessie Lavada (Vadie) Cook3 b. c 1890, d. c 1919
Last Edited14 May 2009
Birth*Dessie Estelle Curtis was born on 18 March 1914 at Boonsville, Wise, Texas.3,2 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 2 January 1920 Balsora, Wise, Texas, in the household of Mason Greenfield Curtis; ED 166, sheet 1A, occupation general mercantile, renting, widowed, 3 children at home, both parents born in North Carolina.3 
(Witness) CensusDessie Estelle Curtis appeared on the census of 15 April 1930 Justice Precinct 3, Hall, Texas, in the household of Mason Greenfield Curtis; ED 12, sheet 6A, occupation farmer, renting, widowed, 5 children at home.4 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1920, 1930.
  2. [S68] Texas Vital Statistics , birth record index.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

Sophie A. Curtis1

F, b. 1915
FatherMason Greenfield Curtis1 b. 25 Jun 1877, d. 11 Mar 1940
Last Edited14 May 2009
Birth*Sophie A. Curtis was born in 1915 at Wise, Texas.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 15 April 1930 Justice Precinct 3, Hall, Texas, in the household of Mason Greenfield Curtis; ED 12, sheet 6A, occupation farmer, renting, widowed, 5 children at home.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

Lillie M. Curtis1

F, b. 1917
FatherMason Greenfield Curtis1 b. 25 Jun 1877, d. 11 Mar 1940
MotherJessie Lavada (Vadie) Cook1 b. c 1890, d. c 1919
Last Edited14 May 2009
Birth*Lillie M. Curtis was born in 1917 at Wise, Texas.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 15 April 1930 Justice Precinct 3, Hall, Texas, in the household of Mason Greenfield Curtis; ED 12, sheet 6A, occupation farmer, renting, widowed, 5 children at home.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

Nellie Corina Stout1

F, b. 2 August 1884, d. 21 January 1973
Last Edited4 Aug 2018
Birth*Nellie Corina Stout was born on 2 August 1884 at Chester, Tennessee; daughter of Lorenzo D. Stout and Kate Hodges.1 
Married Name As of 8 December 1904,her married name was Curtis.1 
MarriageShe married Noah Benjamin Curtis, son of Mason Robert (Mace) Curtis and Mary Ann Pruitt, on 8 December 1904 at Wise, Texas.2 
CensusNellie Corina Stout and Noah Benjamin Curtis appeared on the census of 12 May 1910 at Justice Precinct 3, Hall, Texas, ED 126, sheet 15A, occupation farmer, renting, married 6 years, 1 son.3 
CensusNellie Corina Stout and Noah Benjamin Curtis appeared on the census of 6 February 1920 at Estelline, Hall, Texas, ED 112, sheet 4B, occupation farmer, renting, 4 children at home.4 
CensusNellie Corina Stout and Noah Benjamin Curtis appeared on the census of 10 April 1930 at Justice Precinct 3, Hall, Texas, ED 11, sheet 5B, occupation farmer, renting, 4 children at home.5 
Census*Nellie Corina Stout and Noah Benjamin Curtis appeared on the census of 29 April 1940 at Justice Precinct 3, Hall, Texas, ED 96-14, sheet 5A, occupation farmer, renting, 2 children27. 
Death*Nellie Corina Stout died on 21 January 1973 at Estelline, Hall, Texas, at age 88; buried at the Estelline Cemetery.1 

Family

Noah Benjamin Curtis b. 1 Feb 1875, d. 27 Jun 1942
Children

Citations

  1. [S68] Texas Vital Statistics , death certificate.
  2. [S1743] Dave E. Pitts, Wise County, Texas Marriage Records.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

Finis Humphrey Curtis1,2

M, b. 15 June 1910, d. 18 February 1971
FatherNoah Benjamin Curtis1 b. 1 Feb 1875, d. 27 Jun 1942
MotherNellie Corina Stout1 b. 2 Aug 1884, d. 21 Jan 1973
Last Edited4 Aug 2018
Birth*Finis Humphrey Curtis was born on 15 June 1910 at Hall, Texas.1,2 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 6 February 1920 Estelline, Hall, Texas, in the household of Noah Benjamin Curtis and Nellie Corina Stout; ED 112, sheet 4B, occupation farmer, renting, 4 children at home.3 
(Witness) CensusFinis Humphrey Curtis appeared on the census of 10 April 1930 Justice Precinct 3, Hall, Texas, in the household of Noah Benjamin Curtis and Nellie Corina Stout; ED 11, sheet 5B, occupation farmer, renting, 4 children at home.4 
Marriage*Finis Humphrey Curtis married Clara Lena Marcum circa 1931 at Texas.5 
Census*Finis Humphrey Curtis and Clara Lena Marcum appeared on the census of 25 April 1940 at Justice Precinct 1, Childress, Texas, ED 38-7, sheet 13A, occupation farmer, renting, 2 children.5 
DraftWW11* On 16 October 1940 Finis Humphrey Curtis registered for the draft at Estelline, Hall, Texas; at the time, he was employed by U.S. Post Office as a rural mail carrier, wife Clara Lorene.2 
Death*He died on 18 February 1971 at Vernon, Wilbarger, Texas, at age 60; occupation rural mail carrier, married, buried at Wilbarger Memorial Park Cemetery in Vernon.1 

Family

Clara Lena Marcum b. 20 Sep 1911, d. 22 Jan 1997
Child

Citations

  1. [S68] Texas Vital Statistics , death certificate.
  2. [S759] National Archives and Records Administration, World War II Draft Registration Cards.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1940.

Richard Dow Curtis1

M, b. 1 April 1906, d. 28 September 1964
FatherNoah Benjamin Curtis1 b. 1 Feb 1875, d. 27 Jun 1942
MotherNellie Corina Stout1 b. 2 Aug 1884, d. 21 Jan 1973
Last Edited16 May 2009
Birth*Richard Dow Curtis was born on 1 April 1906 at Balsora, Wise, Texas.1 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 12 May 1910 Justice Precinct 3, Hall, Texas, in the household of Noah Benjamin Curtis and Nellie Corina Stout; ED 126, sheet 15A, occupation farmer, renting, married 6 years, 1 son.2 
(Witness) CensusRichard Dow Curtis appeared on the census of 6 February 1920 Estelline, Hall, Texas, in the household of Noah Benjamin Curtis and Nellie Corina Stout; ED 112, sheet 4B, occupation farmer, renting, 4 children at home.3 
(Witness) CensusRichard Dow Curtis appeared on the census of 10 April 1930 Justice Precinct 3, Hall, Texas, in the household of Noah Benjamin Curtis and Nellie Corina Stout; ED 11, sheet 5B, occupation farmer, renting, 4 children at home.4 
(Witness) CensusRichard Dow Curtis appeared on the census of 29 April 1940 Justice Precinct 3, Hall, Texas, in the household of Noah Benjamin Curtis and Nellie Corina Stout; ED 96-14, sheet 5A, occupation farmer, renting, 2 children27. 
Death*Richard Dow Curtis died on 28 September 1964 at Rockwell, Rockwell, Texas, at age 58; occupation, Dept of Army-Civil Service; WW II veteran; divorced; buried at Estelline Cemetery.1 

Citations

  1. [S68] Texas Vital Statistics , death certificate.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

William Lawrence (W.L.) Curtis1,2

M, b. 1 February 1913
FatherNoah Benjamin Curtis1 b. 1 Feb 1875, d. 27 Jun 1942
MotherNellie Corina Stout1 b. 2 Aug 1884, d. 21 Jan 1973
Last Edited4 Aug 2018
Birth*William Lawrence (W.L.) Curtis was born on 1 February 1913 at Hall, Texas.1,2 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 6 February 1920 Estelline, Hall, Texas, in the household of Noah Benjamin Curtis and Nellie Corina Stout; ED 112, sheet 4B, occupation farmer, renting, 4 children at home.1 
(Witness) CensusWilliam Lawrence (W.L.) Curtis appeared on the census of 10 April 1930 Justice Precinct 3, Hall, Texas, in the household of Noah Benjamin Curtis and Nellie Corina Stout; ED 11, sheet 5B, occupation farmer, renting, 4 children at home.3 
(Witness) CensusWilliam Lawrence (W.L.) Curtis appeared on the census of 29 April 1940 Justice Precinct 3, Hall, Texas, in the household of Noah Benjamin Curtis and Nellie Corina Stout; ED 96-14, sheet 5A, occupation farmer, renting, 2 children27. 
DraftWW11* On 16 October 1940 William Lawrence (W.L.) Curtis registered for the draft at Estelline, Hall, Texas; at the time, he was employed by worked for Grady Hill, single.2 

Citations

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