Iler James Curtis1

M, b. 11 January 1932
FatherArva Mason Curtis1 b. 8 Aug 1889, d. 19 May 1979
MotherVallie A. McAllester1 b. 9 Aug 1894, d. 19 May 1979
Last Edited9 Nov 2015
Birth*Iler James Curtis was born on 11 January 1932 at Trigg, Kentucky.1 
Residence*He lived on 26 March 2008 at Fountain Run, Monroe, Kentucky.2 

Citations

  1. [S1778] Kentucky Dept. for Libraries and Archives, Kentucky Birth Records.
  2. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Malcolm Curtis.

Bernard W. Curtis1

M, b. 6 January 1932
FatherBeecham C. Curtis1 b. 13 Apr 1904, d. Oct 1960
MotherVirgie White1 b. 1908
Last Edited18 Dec 2011
Birth*Bernard W. Curtis was born on 6 January 1932 at Trigg, Kentucky.1 

Citations

  1. [S1778] Kentucky Dept. for Libraries and Archives, Kentucky Birth Records.

Dora (?)1

F, b. 1912
Last Edited6 Mar 2009
Birth*Dora (?) was born in 1912 at Missouri.1 
Married Name As of circa 1928,her married name was Curtis.1 
Marriage*She married John Curtis, son of Alfred Lynn Curtis and Allie Bell Skinner, circa 1928.1 
Census*Dora (?) and John Curtis appeared on the census of 3 April 1930 at Braggadocio Twp., Pemiscot, Missouri, ED 1, sheet 2B, no occupation, renting-$6 month, 1 daughter at home.1 

Family

John Curtis b. 1907
Child

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

Betty M. Curtis1

F, b. 1929
FatherJohn Curtis1 b. 1907
MotherDora (?)1 b. 1912
Last Edited6 Mar 2009
Birth*Betty M. Curtis was born in 1929 at Pemiscot, Missouri.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 3 April 1930 Braggadocio Twp., Pemiscot, Missouri, in the household of John Curtis and Dora (?); ED 1, sheet 2B, no occupation, renting-$6 month, 1 daughter at home.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

Moses Curtis1

M, b. between 1760 and 1764
FatherUnion County Curtis1 b. c 1725, d. b 1800
Last Edited1 Nov 2016
Birth*Moses Curtis was born between 1760 and 1764 at Virginia.2 
Marriage*He married Patsey (Patty) (?) circa 1780 at South Carolina.3 
NoteB On 12 May 1786, Moses Curtis received pay for militia duty since the fall of Charleston in Brandon's Regiment, Anderson's Return.4 
Land Purch On 22 November 1799 Moses Curtis purchased land at Union, South Carolina, from James Curtis for $300, with the consent of Mary Curtis, described as the same 150 acres of land conveyed by James Martin, dec'd to John Little and from him to Fielding Curtis and from him to James Curtis, bordering on Fairforest, witnessed by Fielding Curtis, Philip Bryant and Pennell.5 
CensusHe and Patsey (Patty) (?) appeared on the census of 1800 at Union, South Carolina, page 217, 3 males and 2 females under 10, 1 male 10-15, 1 male and 1 female 26-45.6 
Land Sale On 27 March 1801 Moses Curtis and Patsey (Patty) (?) sold land at Union, South Carolina, to John Goodin for 14 pounds, with the consent of Moses' wife Patsey, described as 30 acres on a branch to Fairforest, witnessed by John Curtis, James Gibbs and illegible Torrence.7 
NoteB* On 11 September 1802, Patty Curtis was accepted by experience as a member of the Padgett's Creek Baptist Church and Union County Baptist Association. Moses apparently did not join the church, based on the absence of his name from these and later minutes.8 
Land Sale* On 19 October 1803 Moses Curtis and Patsey (Patty) (?) sold land at Union, South Carolina, to Thomas Hays for $200, described as 125 acres, lying on Fairforest Creek, adjacent to George Harlan, conveyed to him by James Curtis, witnessed by John Curtis, proven in court on 2 April 1805.9 
NoteB* Previous record showing Moses in the 1810 Union County, SC census is deleted; the person really was Moses Mardis.10 
CensusMoses Curtis appeared on the census of 1820 at Jackson, Tennessee, page 62, 1 female under 10, 1 male and 1 female 10-15, 1 female 16-25, 2 males 18-25, 1 male and 2 females over 45.11 
Census*He appeared on the census of 1830 at Jackson, Tennessee, page 123b, 1 female 10-14, 1 male 15-19, 1 male 20-29, 1 male and 2 females 60-69.12 

Family

Patsey (Patty) (?) b. bt 1760 - 1764, d. bt 1804 - 1809
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1820, 1830.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1790-1810.
  3. [S1762] Union County, South Carolina Register of Mesne Conveyance, Union County, South Carolina Deed Records, Book G, pages 208-209.
  4. [S1766] South Carolina Department of Archives and History, Revolutionary War Private Claims, South Carolina, Claim number 1704.
  5. [S1762] Union County, South Carolina Register of Mesne Conveyance, Union County, South Carolina Deed Records, Book G, pages 78-79.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1800.
  7. [S1762] Union County, South Carolina Register of Mesne Conveyance, Union County, South Carolina Deed Records, Book G, pages 308-309.
  8. [S1842] Claude E. 'Sparks, Padgett's Creek Baptist Church & Union County Baptist Association Minutes.
  9. [S1762] Union County, South Carolina Register of Mesne Conveyance, Union County, South Carolina Deed Records, Book H, pages 258-259.
  10. [S1] Census of Population 1810, 1820.
  11. [S1] Census of Population 1820.
  12. [S1] Census of Population 1830.
  13. [S1] Census of Population 1800-1860.

Hillary Curtis1

M, b. 1795, d. between 1861 and 1869
FatherMoses Curtis2 b. bt 1760 - 1764
MotherPatsey (Patty) (?) b. bt 1760 - 1764, d. bt 1804 - 1809
Last Edited30 May 2009
Birth*Hillary Curtis was born in 1795 at Union, South Carolina; no proof that Moses was his father; Hillary stated he was born in South Carolina in 1850 and North Carolina in 1860; two of his children said he was born in SC, 1 said Tennessee, 1 said Arkansas.1 
Marriage*He married Susannah Gulley circa 1815.3 
Census*Hillary Curtis appeared on the census of 1820 at Lincoln, Tennessee, page 124, 3 males under 10, 1 male and 1 female 18-25.4 
CensusHe appeared on the census of 1830 at Jackson, Tennessee, page 124b, 1 males and 1 female under 5, 2 males 5-9, 2 males 10-14, 1 male 30-39, 1 female 20-29.5 
CensusHe appeared on the census of 1845 at Tishomingo, Mississippi.6 
Census*He and Susannah Gulley appeared on the census of 6 September 1850 at North Division 4th District, Tishomingo, Mississippi, page 1, no occupation, renting, 4 children at home.3 
CensusHillary Curtis and Susannah Gulley appeared on the census of 29 August 1860 at Rock Hill P.O., Independence Twp., Pope, Arkansas, page 128, occupation farmer, no children at home.7 
DeathAp*Hillary Curtis appears to have died or disappeared between 1861 and 1869 at Pope, Arkansas, not present in 1870 census.8 

Family

Susannah Gulley b. 1797, d. bt 1861 - 1869
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1820-1860.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1800-1860.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1850.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1820.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1830.
  6. [S1] Census of Population Mississippi State Census.
  7. [S1] Census of Population 1860.
  8. [S1] Census of Population 1870.
  9. [S1779] Kathryn Petty, "Descendants of Hillary Curtis", Ancestral File.
  10. [S1] Census of Population 1850-1860.

Josiah Curtis1

M, b. between 1780 and 1790
FatherMoses Curtis1 b. bt 1760 - 1764
MotherPatsey (Patty) (?) b. bt 1760 - 1764, d. bt 1804 - 1809
Last Edited15 May 2009
Birth*Josiah Curtis was born between 1780 and 1790 at Union, South Carolina; or Montgomery, North Carolina; relationship unknown.2 
CensusHe appeared on the census of 1820 at Jackson, Tennessee, page 62, 3 females under 10, 2 males 10-15, 1 male and 1 female 26-44.1 
CensusHe appeared on the census of 1830 at McNairy, Tennessee, page 124, 1 male and 2 females under 5, 1 male and 1 female 5-9, 1 female 10-14, 1 female 15-19, 1 male 40-49, 1 female 30-39.3 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1820.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1820-1830.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1830.

Susannah Gulley1,2

F, b. 1797, d. between 1861 and 1869
Last Edited5 Sep 2016
Birth*Susannah Gulley was born in 1797 at South Carolina; South Carolina in 1850; Virginia in 1860.3 
Married Name As of circa 1815,her married name was Curtis.1 
Marriage*She married Hillary Curtis, son of Moses Curtis and Patsey (Patty) (?), circa 1815.1 
Census*Susannah Gulley and Hillary Curtis appeared on the census of 6 September 1850 at North Division 4th District, Tishomingo, Mississippi, page 1, no occupation, renting, 4 children at home.1 
CensusSusannah Gulley and Hillary Curtis appeared on the census of 29 August 1860 at Rock Hill P.O., Independence Twp., Pope, Arkansas, page 128, occupation farmer, no children at home.4 
DeathAp*Susannah Gulley appears to have died or disappeared between 1861 and 1869 at Pope, Arkansas, not present in 1870 census.5 
(Witness) NoteB
Marshall County Historical Quarterly, Vol XX, No. 111, page 96.Will type as it appears on this page.ABSTRACTS FROM "LOOSE PAPERS", Marshall Co., TN, Chancery Court Cases: Johnson Gulley et vs Asa Holland. Injunction filed 18 Dec 1850. Robt. J. Gulley d Jul 1850. Holland, Administrator. Fanny Worsham, w. of John W. Beach, m. Gulley in KY in 1817 and had 6 children: Susan, m. to Narcy Meeks; Polly Beach; John; Francis W; James and William. John Brown GDN of Jno. & Wm. Collaterals listed as complainants: Johnson, Thomas & Lewis Gulley, John Little & w. Lucy Gulley; Sally Gulley ( all of Marshall Co. TN); John Gulley, Sherwood Massey & w. Elizabeth Gulley, Russell Civits & w. Anna (Lincoln Co. TN); William & James Gulley ( res. unknown); James McAfee & w. Nancy Gulley (sister of dec'd), Hillary Curtis & w. [ife] Susan (another sister) (residents of MS); Thomas, Lewis, & James Gulley (bros. of dec'd and res. unknown to Petitioners; Lucy & Anna (sister of dec'd). Johnson, John, Thomas, Lewis, Sally & Eliz. ch. of dec'd bro of Gulley.6 

Family

Hillary Curtis b. 1795, d. bt 1861 - 1869
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1850.
  2. [S1779] Kathryn Petty, "Descendants of Hillary Curtis", Ancestral File.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1850, 1860.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1860.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1870.
  6. [S2333] Bonnie Crocker, "Email - Anna Gulley, Wife of Russell Curtis," e-mail to Al Field, 5 September 2016.
  7. [S1] Census of Population 1850-1860.

George T. Curtis1

M, b. circa 1824
FatherHillary Curtis1 b. 1795, d. bt 1861 - 1869
MotherSusannah Gulley1 b. 1797, d. bt 1861 - 1869
Last Edited15 May 2009
Birth*George T. Curtis was born circa 1824 at Jackson, Tennessee; age 23 in 1850, 41 in 1860, 45 in 1870.2,3 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 6 September 1850 North Division 4th District, Tishomingo, Mississippi, in the household of Hillary Curtis and Susannah Gulley; page 1, no occupation, renting, 4 children at home.1 
Marriage*George T. Curtis married Jane (?) circa 1851 at Arkansas.4 
Census*George T. Curtis and Jane (?) appeared on the census of 29 August 1860 at Independence Twp., Pope, Arkansas, page 128, occupation farmer, renting, 5 children at home.4 
Marriage*George T. Curtis married Louisa (?) circa 1864 at Arkansas.5 
Census*George T. Curtis and Louisa (?) appeared on the census of 9 October 1870 at Dover P.O., Independence Twp., Pope, Arkansas, page 400b, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $500, 6 children, and Elizabeth and Sarah Philips at home.5 

Family 1

Jane (?) b. 1835, d. bt 1860 - 1862
Children

Family 2

Louisa (?) b. 1845
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1850.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1850-1870.
  3. [S1779] Kathryn Petty, "Descendants of Hillary Curtis", Ancestral File.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1860.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1870.

Rebecca A. (Hannah) Curtis1,2

F, b. 18 February 1838, d. 31 October 1905
FatherHillary Curtis3 b. 1795, d. bt 1861 - 1869
MotherSusannah Gulley3 b. 1797, d. bt 1861 - 1869
Last Edited15 May 2009
Birth*Rebecca A. (Hannah) Curtis was born on 18 February 1838 at Tishomingo, Mississippi; listed as Hannah Curtis b. 1838 in 1850 and Rebecca (Curtis) Crouch b. 1840 in 1860.1,4 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 6 September 1850 North Division 4th District, Tishomingo, Mississippi, in the household of Hillary Curtis and Susannah Gulley; page 1, no occupation, renting, 4 children at home.3 
Married Name As of 8 July 1856,her married name was Crouch.2 
Marriage*Rebecca A. (Hannah) Curtis married David Crouch on 8 July 1856 at Pope, Arkansas; by M.M. Brashears, apparently a double ceremony with Thomas and Dicey.2 
Census*Rebecca A. (Hannah) Curtis and David Crouch appeared on the census of 29 August 1860 at Independence Twp., Pope, Arkansas, page 128, occupation farmer, renting, 1 son.5 
CensusRebecca A. (Hannah) Curtis and David Crouch appeared on the census of 9 August 1870 at Dover P.O., Independence Twp., Pope, Arkansas, page 400b, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $500, 2 children.6 
Married Name As of between 1871 and 1879,her married name was Cooper.7 
Marriage*Rebecca A. (Hannah) Curtis married William A. Cooper between 1871 and 1879 at Arkansas; no Pope County marriage record.7 
Census*Rebecca A. (Hannah) Curtis and William A. Cooper appeared on the census of 11 June 1880 at Wilson Twp., Pope, Arkansas, page 129C, occupation farmer, 1 daughter, lived next to John H. Curtis, Rebecca's son.7 
Census*Rebecca A. (Hannah) Curtis appeared on the census of 20 June 1900 at Jackson Twp., Pope, Arkansas, ED 182, sheet 11B, widowed, living with her son John H. Crouch, listed as "Hannah Cooper." Also states 10 children, 7 livng, who cannot be accounted for.8 
Death*She died on 31 October 1905 at Pope, Arkansas, at age 67; buried at Forks of Creek Cemetery.4 

Family 1

David Crouch b. 1837
Children

Family 2

William A. Cooper b. 1848, d. bt 1881 - 1899
Child

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1850, 1860.
  2. [S1782] Pope County Clerk, Pope County, Arkansas Marriage Records, Book C, page 74.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1850.
  4. [S1782] Pope County Clerk, Pope County, Arkansas Marriage Records, Forks of Creek.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1860.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1870.
  7. [S1] Census of Population 1880.
  8. [S1] Census of Population 1900.

Bilbray Curtis1

M, b. 1815, d. between 1861 and 1869
FatherHillary Curtis1 b. 1795, d. bt 1861 - 1869
MotherSusannah Gulley1 b. 1797, d. bt 1861 - 1869
Last Edited26 Apr 2009
Birth*Bilbray Curtis was born in 1815 at Jackson, Tennessee.1 
Marriage*He married Elizabeth Curtis on 11 July 1838 at Tishomingo, Mississippi.2 
Census*Bilbray Curtis appeared on the census of 1845 at Tishomingo, Mississippi.3 
Land Entry*He entered land on 13 January 1845 at Tishomingo, Mississippi, 160.34 acres, Township 4-S, Range 10-E, Section 4, Pontotoc Land Office.4 
Census*He and Elizabeth Curtis appeared on the census of 6 September 1850 at Northern Division District 4, Tishomingo, Mississippi, page 1b, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $160, 4 children at home.5 
CensusBilbray Curtis and Elizabeth Curtis appeared on the census of 19 August 1860 at Independence Twp., Pope, Arkansas, page 126, occupation farmer, renting, 5 children at home.6 
DeathAp*Bilbray Curtis appears to have died or disappeared between 1861 and 1869 at Pope, Arkansas, Elizabeth was remarried in 1870.7 

Family

Elizabeth Curtis b. c 1820
Children

Citations

  1. [S1779] Kathryn Petty, "Descendants of Hillary Curtis", Ancestral File.
  2. [S1209] Hunting For Bears, Mississippi Marriage Records.
  3. [S1] Census of Population Mississippi State Census.
  4. [S1653] U.S. Bureau of Land Management, General Land Office Records.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1850.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1860.
  7. [S1] Census of Population 1870.

Elizabeth Curtis1

F, b. circa 1820
Last Edited29 Mar 2009
Birth*Elizabeth Curtis was born circa 1820 at Tennessee.1,2 
Married Name As of 11 July 1838,her married name was Curtis.1 
Marriage*She married Bilbray Curtis, son of Hillary Curtis and Susannah Gulley, on 11 July 1838 at Tishomingo, Mississippi.1 
Census*Elizabeth Curtis and Bilbray Curtis appeared on the census of 6 September 1850 at Northern Division District 4, Tishomingo, Mississippi, page 1b, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $160, 4 children at home.3 
CensusElizabeth Curtis and Bilbray Curtis appeared on the census of 19 August 1860 at Independence Twp., Pope, Arkansas, page 126, occupation farmer, renting, 5 children at home.4 
Married Name As of between 1861 and 1870,her married name was Paine.5 
Marriage*Elizabeth Curtis married George V. Paine between 1861 and 1870 at Arkansas.5 
Census*Elizabeth Curtis and George V. Paine appeared on the census of 31 August 1870 at Dover P.O., Liberty Twp., Pope, Arkansas, page 409, second marriage, 4 Curtis daughters at home.5 

Family 1

Bilbray Curtis b. 1815, d. bt 1861 - 1869
Children

Family 2

George V. Paine b. 1809

Citations

  1. [S1209] Hunting For Bears, Mississippi Marriage Records.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1850, 1860.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1850.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1860.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1870.

Moses Curtis1

M, b. January 1818
FatherHillary Curtis1 b. 1795, d. bt 1861 - 1869
MotherSusannah Gulley1 b. 1797, d. bt 1861 - 1869
Last Edited26 Mar 2009
Birth*Moses Curtis was born in January 1818 at Jackson, Tennessee; age 30 in 1850, 42, in 1860.2 
Marriage*He married Louisa Nixon on 10 September 1839 at Tishomingo, Mississippi.3 
Marriage*Moses Curtis married Elizabeth Blackshear on 8 October 1842 at Lincoln, Tennessee.4 
CensusMoses Curtis appeared on the census of 1845 at Tishomingo, Mississippi.5 
Census*He and Elizabeth Blackshear appeared on the census of 26 November 1850 at Northern Division District 4, Tishomingo, Mississippi, page 81, occupation wagoner, renting, 3 children, 3 Harrison children, 2 siblings.6 
CensusMoses Curtis and Elizabeth Blackshear appeared on the census of 20 September 1860 at Rienzi P.O., Tishomingo, Mississippi, page 435, occupation overseer, renting, 6 children and James Curtis, age 17, born Kentucky.7 
CensusMoses Curtis and Elizabeth Blackshear appeared on the census of 2 July 1870 at Iuka Twp., Tishomingo, Mississippi, page 339, occupation works at planing mill, as did Thomas and Joseph, renting, 6 children at home.8 
CensusMoses Curtis and Elizabeth Blackshear appeared on the census of 10 June 1880 at Township 1, Lauderdale, Alabama, page 2D, occupation farmer, 3 children at home; his parents born in South Carolina, hers in Tennessee.9 
Census*Moses Curtis appeared on the census of 25 June 1900 at Beat 1, Tishomingo, Mississippi, ED 111, sheet 17B, widowed, living with Jeff's family; born Tennessee, both parents born SC.10 

Family 1

Louisa Nixon b. c 1820

Family 2

Elizabeth Blackshear b. 1822
Children

Citations

  1. [S1779] Kathryn Petty, "Descendants of Hillary Curtis", Ancestral File.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1820-1900.
  3. [S1209] Hunting For Bears, Mississippi Marriage Records.
  4. [S869] The Generations Network, Tennessee State Marriages 1780-2002.
  5. [S1] Census of Population Mississippi State Census.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1850.
  7. [S1] Census of Population 1860.
  8. [S1] Census of Population 1870.
  9. [S1] Census of Population 1880.
  10. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  11. [S68] Texas Vital Statistics , death certificate.

Louisa Nixon1

F, b. circa 1820
Last Edited12 Mar 2009
Birth*Louisa Nixon was born circa 1820.1 
Married Name As of 10 September 1839,her married name was Curtis.1 
Marriage*She married Moses Curtis, son of Hillary Curtis and Susannah Gulley, on 10 September 1839 at Tishomingo, Mississippi.1 

Family

Moses Curtis b. Jan 1818

Citations

  1. [S1209] Hunting For Bears, Mississippi Marriage Records.

Elizabeth Blackshear1

F, b. 1822
Last Edited26 Mar 2009
Birth*Elizabeth Blackshear was born in 1822 at Tennessee.2 
Married Name As of 8 October 1842,her married name was Curtis.1 
Marriage*She married Moses Curtis, son of Hillary Curtis and Susannah Gulley, on 8 October 1842 at Lincoln, Tennessee.1 
Census*Elizabeth Blackshear and Moses Curtis appeared on the census of 26 November 1850 at Northern Division District 4, Tishomingo, Mississippi, page 81, occupation wagoner, renting, 3 children, 3 Harrison children, 2 siblings.2 
CensusElizabeth Blackshear and Moses Curtis appeared on the census of 20 September 1860 at Rienzi P.O., Tishomingo, Mississippi, page 435, occupation overseer, renting, 6 children and James Curtis, age 17, born Kentucky.3 
CensusElizabeth Blackshear and Moses Curtis appeared on the census of 2 July 1870 at Iuka Twp., Tishomingo, Mississippi, page 339, occupation works at planing mill, as did Thomas and Joseph, renting, 6 children at home.4 
CensusElizabeth Blackshear and Moses Curtis appeared on the census of 10 June 1880 at Township 1, Lauderdale, Alabama, page 2D, occupation farmer, 3 children at home; his parents born in South Carolina, hers in Tennessee.5 

Family

Moses Curtis b. Jan 1818
Children

Citations

  1. [S869] The Generations Network, Tennessee State Marriages 1780-2002.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1850.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1860.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1870.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1880.
  6. [S68] Texas Vital Statistics , death certificate.

William B. Curtis1

M, b. 1821, d. 25 December 1895
FatherHillary Curtis1 b. 1795, d. bt 1861 - 1869
MotherSusannah Gulley1 b. 1797, d. bt 1861 - 1869
Last Edited30 Mar 2009
Birth*William B. Curtis was born in 1821 at Lincoln, Tennessee; gave age as 44, born Lincoln, TN when he enlisted in 1864, 2-3 years earlier than in census reports.1,2,3,4 
Marriage*He married Margaret McAfee on 12 March 1842 at Lincoln, Tennessee; look for source.1 
Census*William B. Curtis appeared on the census of 6 September 1850 at Northern Division District 4, Tishomingo, Mississippi, page 1b, occupation farmer, renting, 2 children at home.5 
Census*He and Margaret McAfee appeared on the census of 24 August 1860 at Independence Twp., Pope, Arkansas, page 829, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $250, 5 children at home.6 
Milit-Beg*William B. Curtis began military service on 15 June 1864 at Pope, Arkansas, as a Private, Company C, 3rd Arkansas Cavalry U.S., described as age 44/45 years, occupation farmer, 6 feet tall, dark complexion, black eyes, black hair.4 
Milit-End*He ended military service on 30 June 1865; no discharge papers in file, paid for horse and equipment.7 
CensusHe and Margaret McAfee appeared on the census of 25 August 1870 at Independence Twp., Pope, Arkansas, page 400, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $800, 2 sons at home.8 
Death*William B. Curtis died on 25 December 1895 at Pope, Arkansas; buried at Forks of Creek Cemetery, no date.9,10 

Family

Margaret McAfee b. c 1825
Children

Citations

  1. [S1779] Kathryn Petty, "Descendants of Hillary Curtis", Ancestral File.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1850-1880.
  3. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Forks of Creek Cemetery in Pope County.
  4. [S1762] Union County, South Carolina Register of Mesne Conveyance, Union County, South Carolina Deed Records, Union Civil War Service Records.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1850.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1860.
  7. [S1737] Footnote.com, Footnote.com, Union Civil War Service Records.
  8. [S1] Census of Population 1870.
  9. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Forks of Creek Cemetery.
  10. [S1793] "Military Service and Pension Records of William B. Curtis."

Margaret McAfee1

F, b. circa 1825
Last Edited8 Mar 2009
Birth*Margaret McAfee was born circa 1825.1 
Married Name As of 12 March 1842,her married name was Curtis.1 
Marriage*She married William B. Curtis, son of Hillary Curtis and Susannah Gulley, on 12 March 1842 at Lincoln, Tennessee; look for source.1 
Census*Margaret McAfee and William B. Curtis appeared on the census of 24 August 1860 at Independence Twp., Pope, Arkansas, page 829, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $250, 5 children at home.2 
CensusMargaret McAfee and William B. Curtis appeared on the census of 25 August 1870 at Independence Twp., Pope, Arkansas, page 400, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $800, 2 sons at home.3 

Family

William B. Curtis b. 1821, d. 25 Dec 1895
Children

Citations

  1. [S1779] Kathryn Petty, "Descendants of Hillary Curtis", Ancestral File.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1860.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1870.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1850.

Hillary Curtis Jr.1

M, b. 1828, d. 16 October 1899
FatherHillary Curtis1 b. 1795, d. bt 1861 - 1869
MotherSusannah Gulley1 b. 1797, d. bt 1861 - 1869
Last Edited24 Mar 2009
Birth*Hillary Curtis Jr. was born in 1828 at Jackson, Tennessee.1,2,3 
Marriage*He married Susan Blackshear on 19 September 1850 at Mississippi; by W. M. Peel.1,4,5 
(Witness) CensusHillary Curtis Jr. appeared on the census of 26 November 1850 Northern Division District 4, Tishomingo, Mississippi, in the household of Moses Curtis and Elizabeth Blackshear; page 81, occupation wagoner, renting, 3 children, 3 Harrison children, 2 siblings.6 
Census*Hillary Curtis Jr. appeared on the census of 1860 at Arkansas not found in 1860 census.7 
Milit-Beg*He began military service on 15 June 1864 at Lewisburg, Pope, Arkansas, as a Private, Company C, 3rd Arkansas Cavalry, U.S., occupation farmer, born Jackson County, Tennessee, age 37, described as 5' 10" tall, fair complexion, blue eyes, dark hair, received $100 bounty.8 
Milit-End*He ended military service after April 1865; discharge papers not in file, occupation was company cook.9 
CensusHe and Susan Blackshear appeared on the census of 9 August 1870 at Dover P.O., Independence Twp., Pope, Arkansas, page 400, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $250, 8 children at home.10 
Census*Hillary Curtis Jr. and Susan Blackshear appeared on the census of 1 June 1880 at Independence Twp., Pope, Arkansas, page 7, occupation laborer, 6 children at home.11 
Death*Hillary Curtis Jr. died on 16 October 1899 at Pope, Arkansas; buried at Forks of Creek Cemetery, no date on marker.3,5 
ObitHillary's obituary was published in the Unknown Newspaper on 19 October 1899:
"Died - In October, H. Curtis, member of Hector Lodge 497." 

Family

Susan Blackshear b. Jan 1835
Children

Citations

  1. [S1779] Kathryn Petty, "Descendants of Hillary Curtis", Ancestral File.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1850-1880.
  3. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Forks of Creek Cemetery in Pope County.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1870-1900.
  5. [S1794] "Military Service and Pension Record of Hillary Curtis."
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1850.
  7. [S1] Census of Population 1860.
  8. [S1737] Footnote.com, Footnote.com, Union Civil War Service Records.
  9. [S1762] Union County, South Carolina Register of Mesne Conveyance, Union County, South Carolina Deed Records, Union Civil War Service Records.
  10. [S1] Census of Population 1870.
  11. [S1] Census of Population 1880.

Susan Blackshear1

F, b. January 1835
Last Edited24 Mar 2009
Birth*Susan Blackshear was born in January 1835 at Tennessee.2 
Married Name As of 19 September 1850,her married name was Curtis.1,2,3 
Marriage*She married Hillary Curtis Jr., son of Hillary Curtis and Susannah Gulley, on 19 September 1850 at Mississippi; by W. M. Peel.1,2,3 
CensusSusan Blackshear and Hillary Curtis Jr. appeared on the census of 9 August 1870 at Dover P.O., Independence Twp., Pope, Arkansas, page 400, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $250, 8 children at home.4 
Census*Susan Blackshear and Hillary Curtis Jr. appeared on the census of 1 June 1880 at Independence Twp., Pope, Arkansas, page 7, occupation laborer, 6 children at home.5 
Census*Susan Blackshear appeared on the census of 8 June 1900 at Jackson Twp., Pope, Arkansas, ED 182, sheet 4B, occupation farmer, owned farm, widowed, 14 children, 7 living, 2 granddaughters at home.6 

Family

Hillary Curtis Jr. b. 1828, d. 16 Oct 1899
Children

Citations

  1. [S1779] Kathryn Petty, "Descendants of Hillary Curtis", Ancestral File.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1870-1900.
  3. [S1794] "Military Service and Pension Record of Hillary Curtis."
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1870.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1880.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1900.

Jane Curtis1

F, b. 1832
FatherHillary Curtis1 b. 1795, d. bt 1861 - 1869
MotherSusannah Gulley1 b. 1797, d. bt 1861 - 1869
Last Edited16 Apr 2009
Birth*Jane Curtis was born in 1832 at Jackson, Tennessee.2 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 6 September 1850 North Division 4th District, Tishomingo, Mississippi, in the household of Hillary Curtis and Susannah Gulley; page 1, no occupation, renting, 4 children at home.2 

Citations

  1. [S1779] Kathryn Petty, "Descendants of Hillary Curtis", Ancestral File.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1850.

James Thomas Curtis1,2

M, b. May 1836
FatherHillary Curtis1 b. 1795, d. bt 1861 - 1869
MotherSusannah Gulley1 b. 1797, d. bt 1861 - 1869
Last Edited2 Aug 2016
Birth*James Thomas Curtis was born in May 1836 at Jackson, Tennessee.1,3,4 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 6 September 1850 North Division 4th District, Tishomingo, Mississippi, in the household of Hillary Curtis and Susannah Gulley; page 1, no occupation, renting, 4 children at home.5 
Marriage*James Thomas Curtis married Dicey Crouch on 8 July 1856 at Pope, Arkansas; by M.M. Brashears; his name Thomas J.6 
Name Variation As of 30 August 1860, James Thomas Curtis was also known as Thomas Curtis.7 
Census*He and Dicey Crouch appeared on the census of 30 August 1860 at Independence Twp., Pope, Arkansas, page 831, occupation farm laborer, renting, 2 children.7 
Milit-Beg*James Thomas Curtis began military service on 21 December 1861 at Dardenelle, Yell, Arkansas, as a private, Co. E, 17th Regiment Arkansas Infantry to June 20, 1862.8 
Milit-BegHe began military service on 21 December 1861 at Dover, Pope, Arkansas, as a Private, Co. F, 21st Regiment Arkansas Infantry, for 12 onths through 21 Feb 1862; killed.8 
CensusHe and Dicey Crouch appeared on the census of 9 August 1870 at Independence Twp., Pope, Arkansas, page 400, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $250, 6 children at home.9 
CensusJames Thomas Curtis and Dicey Crouch appeared on the census of 3 June 1880 at Wilson Twp., Pope, Arkansas, page 126B, occupation farmer, 8 children at home; George McClure was boarding with them.10 
Census*James Thomas Curtis appeared on the census of 18 June 1900 at Jackson Twp., Pope, Arkansas, ED 182, sheet 10B, occupation farmer, renting, widowed, 3 children at home; gave place of birth as Mississippi, parents born in Alabama.11 
CensusHe appeared on the census of 3 May 1910 at Jackson Twp., Pope, Arkansas, ED 90, sheet 10A, occupation farmer, widowed, boarding with James and Dica Scott. Gave place of birth as Mississippi, parents born in South Carolina.12 

Family

Dicey Crouch b. 1836, d. 1891
Children

Citations

  1. [S1779] Kathryn Petty, "Descendants of Hillary Curtis", Ancestral File.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1850, 1860.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1850-1900.
  4. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Forks of Creek Cemetery in Pope County.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1850.
  6. [S1782] Pope County Clerk, Pope County, Arkansas Marriage Records, Book C, page 51.
  7. [S1] Census of Population 1860.
  8. [S1737] Footnote.com, Footnote.com.
  9. [S1] Census of Population 1870.
  10. [S1] Census of Population 1880.
  11. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  12. [S1] Census of Population 1910.

Dicey Crouch1

F, b. 1836, d. 1891
Last Edited1 Mar 2012
Birth*Dicey Crouch was born in 1836 at Alabama.2,3 
Married Name As of 8 July 1856,her married name was Curtis.4 
Marriage*She married James Thomas Curtis, son of Hillary Curtis and Susannah Gulley, on 8 July 1856 at Pope, Arkansas; by M.M. Brashears; his name Thomas J.4 
Census*Dicey Crouch and James Thomas Curtis appeared on the census of 30 August 1860 at Independence Twp., Pope, Arkansas, page 831, occupation farm laborer, renting, 2 children.5 
CensusDicey Crouch and James Thomas Curtis appeared on the census of 9 August 1870 at Independence Twp., Pope, Arkansas, page 400, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $250, 6 children at home.6 
CensusDicey Crouch and James Thomas Curtis appeared on the census of 3 June 1880 at Wilson Twp., Pope, Arkansas, page 126B, occupation farmer, 8 children at home; George McClure was boarding with them.7 
Death*Dicey Crouch died in 1891 at Pope, Arkansas; buried at Forks of Creek Cemetery.3 

Family

James Thomas Curtis b. May 1836
Children

Citations

  1. [S1779] Kathryn Petty, "Descendants of Hillary Curtis", Ancestral File.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1850.
  3. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Forks of Creek Cemetery in Pope County.
  4. [S1782] Pope County Clerk, Pope County, Arkansas Marriage Records, Book C, page 51.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1860.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1870.
  7. [S1] Census of Population 1880.
  8. [S1] Census of Population 1900.

John Curtis1

M, b. 1844
FatherMoses Curtis1 b. Jan 1818
MotherElizabeth Blackshear1 b. 1822
Last Edited6 Mar 2009
Birth*John Curtis was born in 1844 at Tennessee.1 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 26 November 1850 Northern Division District 4, Tishomingo, Mississippi, in the household of Moses Curtis and Elizabeth Blackshear; page 81, occupation wagoner, renting, 3 children, 3 Harrison children, 2 siblings.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1850.

Elisha W. Curtis1

M, b. 1849
FatherMoses Curtis2 b. Jan 1818
MotherElizabeth Blackshear2 b. 1822
Last Edited26 Mar 2009
Birth*Elisha W. Curtis was born in 1849 at Tishomingo, Mississippi.2 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 26 November 1850 Northern Division District 4, Tishomingo, Mississippi, in the household of Moses Curtis and Elizabeth Blackshear; page 81, occupation wagoner, renting, 3 children, 3 Harrison children, 2 siblings.2 
(Witness) CensusElisha W. Curtis appeared on the census of 20 September 1860 Rienzi P.O., Tishomingo, Mississippi, in the household of Moses Curtis and Elizabeth Blackshear; page 435, occupation overseer, renting, 6 children and James Curtis, age 17, born Kentucky.3 
Marriage*Elisha W. Curtis married Lucinda E. Russell on 26 December 1867 at Alcorn, Mississippi.4,5 
Census*Elisha W. Curtis and Lucinda E. Russell appeared on the census of 2 July 1870 at Iuka P.O., Iuka Twp., Tishomingo, Mississippi, page 339, occupation works at planing mill, no children.4 
CensusElisha W. Curtis and Lucinda E. Russell appeared on the census of 4 June 1880 at Beat 12, Lauderdale, Alabama, page 16A, occupation keeping ferry, 3 children at home.6 
CensusElisha W. Curtis and Lucinda E. Russell appeared on the census of 23 June 1900 at Blackland Precinct, Prentiss, Mississippi, ED 95, sheet 18B, occupation farmer, renting, married 33 years, 9 children, 6 living; spelled "Kurtis."7 
CensusElisha W. Curtis and Lucinda E. Russell appeared on the census of 30 April 1910 at Saltillo, Lee, Mississippi, ED 25, sheet 14B, occupation farmer, renting, married 40 years, 6 children, 6 living; lived next to John.8 

Family

Lucinda E. Russell b. 1847
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1850-1870.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1850.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1860.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1870.
  5. [S1209] Hunting For Bears, Mississippi Marriage Records.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1880.
  7. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  8. [S1] Census of Population 1910.

Robert Curtis1

M, b. 1847, d. 10 July 1923
FatherMoses Curtis1 b. Jan 1818
MotherElizabeth Blackshear1 b. 1822
Last Edited27 May 2012
Birth*Robert Curtis was born in 1847 at Tishomingo, Mississippi.1 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 26 November 1850 Northern Division District 4, Tishomingo, Mississippi, in the household of Moses Curtis and Elizabeth Blackshear; page 81, occupation wagoner, renting, 3 children, 3 Harrison children, 2 siblings.1 
(Witness) CensusRobert Curtis appeared on the census of 20 September 1860 Rienzi P.O., Tishomingo, Mississippi, in the household of Moses Curtis and Elizabeth Blackshear; page 435, occupation overseer, renting, 6 children and James Curtis, age 17, born Kentucky.2 
Marriage*Robert Curtis married Martha F. Russell on 14 May 1868 at Alcorn, Mississippi.3,4 
Census*Robert Curtis and Martha F. Russell appeared on the census of 2 July 1870 at Iuka P.O., Iuka Twp., Tishomingo, Mississippi, page 339, occupation planing mill, no children, brother Elisha and wife and daughter at home.3 
Marriage*Robert Curtis married Wilmurth Josephine McClure on 24 December 1878 at Giles, Tennessee; 25 July 1872 in Tishomingto County, Mississippi according to pension application.5,6 
Census*Robert Curtis and Wilmurth Josephine McClure appeared on the census of 15 June 1880 at Township 1, Lauderdale, Alabama, page 5B, occupation farmer, 2 daughters at home.7 
CensusRobert Curtis and Wilmurth Josephine McClure appeared on the census of 9 June 1900 at Beat 1, Alcorn, Mississippi, ED 2, sheet 13A, occupation night watchman, renting, married 27 years, 10 children, 6 living.8 
CensusRobert Curtis and Wilmurth Josephine McClure appeared on the census of 20 April 1910 at Corinth, Alcorn, Mississippi, ED 4, sheet 4B, occupation boarding house, married 10 years, 5 children, 5 living; 3 daughters, 1 married, 1 widowed at home.9 
CensusRobert Curtis and Wilmurth Josephine McClure appeared on the census of 2 January 1920 at Little Rock, Pulaski, Arkansas, ED 133, sheet 2A, occupation rooming house keeper, renting, 1 grandson, 2 lodgers.10 
Death*Robert Curtis died on 10 July 1923 at Little Rock, Pulaski, Arkansas.11,6 

Family 1

Martha F. Russell b. 1849
Child

Family 2

Wilmurth Josephine McClure b. 25 Aug 1855, d. bt 1921 - 1929
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1850.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1860.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1870.
  4. [S1209] Hunting For Bears, Mississippi Marriage Records.
  5. [S869] The Generations Network, Tennessee State Marriages 1780-2002.
  6. [S2138] Arkansas State Auditor, Arkansas CSA Pension Records.
  7. [S1] Census of Population 1880.
  8. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  9. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  10. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  11. [S892] Arkansas Dept. of Health, Arkansas Death Index.
  12. [S1791] Geneagraphia @gmail.com, "My File", Ancestral File.

William Moses Curtis1,2

M, b. 18 May 1840, d. 1911
FatherBilbray Curtis3 b. 1815, d. bt 1861 - 1869
MotherElizabeth Curtis3 b. c 1820
Last Edited28 May 2012
Birth*William Moses Curtis was born on 18 May 1840 at Tishomingo, Mississippi; 1900 census says June 1839.4,2 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 6 September 1850 Northern Division District 4, Tishomingo, Mississippi, in the household of Bilbray Curtis and Elizabeth Curtis; page 1b, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $160, 4 children at home.3 
Marriage*William Moses Curtis married Jemima Jane Bullard on 7 March 1864 at Alcorn, Mississippi.5,6 
Census*William Moses Curtis and Jemima Jane Bullard appeared on the census of 5 June 1870 at Township 1, Tishomingo, Mississippi, page 348b, occupation farmer, renting, 2 children and the widows Jane Morris and Amanda Lambert and their 6 children.5 
CensusWilliam Moses Curtis and Jemima Jane Bullard appeared on the census of 16 June 1880 at Beat 1, Tishomingo, Mississippi, page 20C, occupation farmer, 7 children and his niece, Amanda Morris.7 
CensusWilliam Moses Curtis and Jemima Jane Bullard appeared on the census of 29 June 1900 at Beat 1, Tishomingo, Mississippi, ED 111, sheet 21B, occupation farmer, owned farm, married 38 years, 12 children, 10 living. Thomas was listed in the household as single, but was married and lived next door.8 
Name Variation As of 20 April 1910, William Moses Curtis was also known as William M. Curtis.9 
CensusHe and Jemima Jane Bullard appeared on the census of 20 April 1910 at Coles Mill District, Tishomingo, Mississippi, ED 118, sheet 3A, no occupation, married 47 years, 12 children, 9 living.9 
Death*William Moses Curtis died in 1911 at Tishomingo, Mississippi; Co. G. 7th. Alabama Cav., CSA, buried at Curtis Cemetery.2 

Family

Jemima Jane Bullard b. 15 Oct 1850, d. 12 Jan 1912
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1850, 1870.
  2. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Curtis, Tishomingo, Mississippi.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1850.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1850-1900.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1870.
  6. [S1209] Hunting For Bears, Mississippi Marriage Records.
  7. [S1] Census of Population 1880.
  8. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  9. [S1] Census of Population 1910.

Mary Curtis1

F, b. 1845
FatherBilbray Curtis1 b. 1815, d. bt 1861 - 1869
MotherElizabeth Curtis1 b. c 1820
Last Edited6 Mar 2009
Birth*Mary Curtis was born in 1845 at Tishomingo, Mississippi.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 6 September 1850 Northern Division District 4, Tishomingo, Mississippi, in the household of Bilbray Curtis and Elizabeth Curtis; page 1b, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $160, 4 children at home.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1850.

Cary Ann Curtis1

F, b. 1847
FatherBilbray Curtis1 b. 1815, d. bt 1861 - 1869
MotherElizabeth Curtis1 b. c 1820
Last Edited6 Mar 2009
Birth*Cary Ann Curtis was born in 1847 at Tishomingo, Mississippi.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 6 September 1850 Northern Division District 4, Tishomingo, Mississippi, in the household of Bilbray Curtis and Elizabeth Curtis; page 1b, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $160, 4 children at home.1 
(Witness) CensusCary Ann Curtis appeared on the census of 19 August 1860 Independence Twp., Pope, Arkansas, in the household of Bilbray Curtis and Elizabeth Curtis; page 126, occupation farmer, renting, 5 children at home.2 
(Witness) CensusCary Ann Curtis appeared on the census of 31 August 1870 Dover P.O., Liberty Twp., Pope, Arkansas, in the household of Elizabeth Curtis and George V. Paine; page 409, second marriage, 4 Curtis daughters at home.3 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1850.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1860.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1870.

George Thomas (Black Tom) Curtis1,2

M, b. November 1848, d. 10 April 1924
FatherBilbray Curtis3 b. 1815, d. bt 1861 - 1869
MotherElizabeth Curtis3 b. c 1820
Last Edited10 Apr 2009
Birth*George Thomas (Black Tom) Curtis was born in November 1848 at Tishomingo, Mississippi; George in 1850, Thomas in 1860.4,2 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 6 September 1850 Northern Division District 4, Tishomingo, Mississippi, in the household of Bilbray Curtis and Elizabeth Curtis; page 1b, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $160, 4 children at home.3 
(Witness) CensusGeorge Thomas (Black Tom) Curtis appeared on the census of 19 August 1860 Independence Twp., Pope, Arkansas, in the household of Bilbray Curtis and Elizabeth Curtis; page 126, occupation farmer, renting, 5 children at home.5 
Marriage*George Thomas (Black Tom) Curtis married Louisiana Catherine Branch on 26 December 1869 at Pope, Arkansas; by J.K. Braudaway.6 
Census*George Thomas (Black Tom) Curtis and Louisiana Catherine Branch appeared on the census of 22 August 1870 at North Fork Twp., Pope, Arkansas, page 422, occupation farmer, renting, just married.7 
CensusGeorge Thomas (Black Tom) Curtis and Louisiana Catherine Branch appeared on the census of 7 June 1880 at Independence Twp., Pope, Arkansas, page 10C, occupation farmer, 3 children at home.8 
Marriage*George Thomas (Black Tom) Curtis married Rhoda Rebecca Hurst Williams on 23 April 1885 at Pope, Arkansas.9 
Census*George Thomas (Black Tom) Curtis and Rhoda Rebecca Hurst Williams appeared on the census of 2 June 1900 at Independence Twp., Pope, Arkansas, ED 181, sheet 1A, occupation farmer, owned farm, second marriage 14 years, 2 children at home.10 
CensusGeorge Thomas (Black Tom) Curtis and Rhoda Rebecca Hurst Williams appeared on the census of 26 April 1910 at Independence Twp., Pope, Arkansas, ED 89, sheet 6B, occupation farmer, owned farm, married 26 years, Rhoda reported 9 children, 8 living.11 
CensusGeorge Thomas (Black Tom) Curtis and Rhoda Rebecca Hurst Williams appeared on the census of 17 January 1920 at Independence Twp., Pope, Arkansas, ED 99, sheet 1A, no occupation, living with Gabriel.12 
Death*George Thomas (Black Tom) Curtis died on 10 April 1924 at Pope, Arkansas, at age 75; buried at Forks of Creek Cemetery.13 

Family 1

Louisiana Catherine Branch b. 14 Nov 1854, d. 1 Dec 1883
Children

Family 2

Rhoda Rebecca Hurst Williams b. Sep 1847, d. 14 Jun 1921
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1850, 1860.
  2. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Sanders Cemetery in Pope County.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1850.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1850-1900.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1860.
  6. [S1782] Pope County Clerk, Pope County, Arkansas Marriage Records, Book D, page 219.
  7. [S1] Census of Population 1870.
  8. [S1] Census of Population 1880.
  9. [S1782] Pope County Clerk, Pope County, Arkansas Marriage Records, Book F, page 164.
  10. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  11. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  12. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  13. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Forks of Creek Cemetery in Pope County.
  14. [S1799] Catherine Burr, "My Ancestors . . . and Other Families", Ancestral File.

James K.P. Curtis1

M, b. 8 December 1844, d. 21 January 1919
FatherWilliam B. Curtis2 b. 1821, d. 25 Dec 1895
MotherMargaret McAfee2 b. c 1825
Last Edited10 Apr 2009
Birth*James K.P. Curtis was born on 8 December 1844 at Lincoln, Tennessee; death certificate says Arkansas, indicating a problem here.3,4 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 6 September 1850 Northern Division District 4, Tishomingo, Mississippi, in the household of William B. Curtis; page 1b, occupation farmer, renting, 2 children at home.2 
(Witness) CensusJames K.P. Curtis appeared on the census of 24 August 1860 Independence Twp., Pope, Arkansas, in the household of William B. Curtis and Margaret McAfee; page 829, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $250, 5 children at home.5 
NoteB* Information after 1861 is for James C. Curtis, quite possibly the wrong person. 
Name Variation As of 8 November 1866, James K.P. Curtis was also known as James C. Curtis.6 
Marriage*He married Louisa Smith on 8 November 1866 at Pope, Arkansas; by G.W. Berryman.6 
Census*James K.P. Curtis and Louisa Smith appeared on the census of 15 July 1870 at Red Oak P.O., Ellis, Texas, page 339b, occupation farmer, renting, no children.7 
CensusJames K.P. Curtis and Louisa Smith appeared on the census of 21 June 1880 at Holly Bend Twp., Pope, Arkansas, page 158C, occupation farmer, 3 children and Frank Petty, age 28, at home.8 
CensusJames K.P. Curtis and Louisa Smith appeared on the census of 19 June 1900 at Justice Precinct 2, Ellis, Texas, ED 19, sheet 19A, occupation farmer, owned farm, married 32 years, 10 children, 6 living.9 
Death*James K.P. Curtis died on 21 January 1919 at Palmer, Ellis, Texas, at age 74; buried at Palmer Cemetery; parents listed as John Curtis and Miss Hughes, indicating that James C. Curtis is not the same person as James K.P. Curtis, son of Wiiliam B. and Margaret McAfee. Leaving the information in place for the time being.4 

Family

Louisa Smith b. Jun 1848
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1850,1860.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1850.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1850-1900.
  4. [S68] Texas Vital Statistics , death certificate.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1860.
  6. [S1782] Pope County Clerk, Pope County, Arkansas Marriage Records, Book D, page 137.
  7. [S1] Census of Population 1870.
  8. [S1] Census of Population 1880.
  9. [S1] Census of Population 1900.