Mary F. Park1

F, b. 1926
FatherManson Ely Park1 b. 21 Jul 1882, d. 12 May 1966
MotherMartha (Mattie) E. Curtis1 b. 7 Jul 1884, d. 14 Oct 1955
Last Edited17 May 2009
Birth*Mary F. Park was born in 1926 at Texas.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 4 April 1930 Weatherford, Parker, Texas, in the household of Manson Ely Park; ED 3, sheet 3A, occupation insurance agent, owned home valued at $4,000, 3 children at home.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

Mary E. Curtis1

F, b. 1845
FatherJohn Warren Curtis1 b. 25 Dec 1819, d. 27 Jul 1882
MotherMary Ann Collum1 b. 1828, d. 14 Feb 1857
Last Edited18 May 2009
Birth*Mary E. Curtis was born in 1845 at Texas; listed as "M.E." in 1850 census.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 12 December 1850 Grayson, Texas, in the household of John Warren Curtis and Mary Ann Collum; page 340, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $640, 3 children at home.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1850.

Alice Victoria Ghormley1,2

F, b. 25 July 1852, d. 2 April 1923
FatherWilliam Calvin Ghormley3 b. 18 Dec 1823, d. 18 Dec 1861
MotherElizabeth Jane Tinsley4 b. 18 Dec 1827, d. 18 Aug 1892
Last Edited22 Aug 2017
Birth*Alice Victoria Ghormley was born on 25 July 1852 at Tennessee.5,4 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 14 July 1860 Salt Hill P.O., Jack, Texas, in the household of William Calvin Ghormley and Elizabeth Jane Tinsley; page 360, occupation stock raiser, real estate valued at $1,500, personal at $2,000, 3 children.6 
(Witness) ProbateAlice Victoria Ghormley witnessed the probate of the estate of William Calvin Ghormley in February 1862 at Jack, Texas; E.J. Stone, surviving wife, administrator; minor heirs: O.D.P. Ghormley, A. Victoria Ghormley and L.T. Tinsley Ghormley.7 
Married Name As of 18 May 1869,her married name was Curtis.1,4 
Marriage*Alice Victoria Ghormley married William Riley Curtis, son of John Warren Curtis and Mary Ann Collum, on 18 May 1869 at Texas; no marriage record found.1,4 
(Witness) CensusAlice Victoria Ghormley appeared on the census of 15 July 1870 Precinct 1, Parker, Texas, in the household of Elizabeth Jane Tinsley and George W. Stone; page 359b, occupation physician, real estate valued at $3,000, 2 children, Tinsley Ghormley & Alice Victoria Curtis.8 
Census*Alice Victoria Ghormley and William Riley Curtis appeared on the census of 25 June 1880 at Clay, Texas, page 491b, occupation stock raiser, 5 children at home.1 
CensusAlice Victoria Ghormley and William Riley Curtis appeared on the census of 14 June 1900 at Henrietta, Clay, Texas, ED 14, sheet 16B, occupation stock raiser, owned ranch, married 30 years, 2 children, 2 living, partially erased and incorrect, Thomas and wife lived with them; listed as "Jom" and "Vick."9 
Census*Alice Victoria Ghormley appeared on the census of 30 April 1910 at Justice Precinct 1, Potter, Texas, ED 193, sheet 11B, occupation own income, widowed, Reed and wife lived with her.10 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 17 January 1920 Amarillo, Potter, Texas, in the household of James Owen Curtis and Sadie Louise Eppler; ED 204, sheet 28A, occupation cattleman, owned ranch, 4 children and mother at home.11 
Death*Alice Victoria Ghormley died on 2 April 1923 at Amarillo, Potter, Texas, at age 70; in a Fort Worth hospital, widowed, date of birth unknown, J.D. Curtis of Amarillo, informant, buried at Hope Cemetery, Henrietta, Texas.2 

Family

William Riley Curtis b. 1 Aug 1846, d. 22 Dec 1901
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1880.
  2. [S68] Texas Vital Statistics , death certificate.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1850.
  4. [S2133] Janers0217, "Descendants of William Calvin Ghormley", Ancestral File.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1880-1900.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1860.
  7. [S2139] Lucille Young Garner, Early Records of Jack County, Texas, page 37.
  8. [S1] Census of Population 1870.
  9. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  10. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  11. [S1] Census of Population 1920.

James Owen Curtis1,2

M, b. 6 September 1870, d. 5 March 1939
FatherWilliam Riley Curtis1 b. 1 Aug 1846, d. 22 Dec 1901
MotherAlice Victoria Ghormley1 b. 25 Jul 1852, d. 2 Apr 1923
Last Edited12 May 2012
Birth*James Owen Curtis was born on 6 September 1870 at Texas.1,2 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 25 June 1880 Clay, Texas, in the household of William Riley Curtis and Alice Victoria Ghormley; page 491b, occupation stock raiser, 5 children at home.1 
Marriage*James Owen Curtis married Carlie Higgins circa 1891 at Texas.3 
Marriage*James Owen Curtis married Sadie Louise Eppler on 6 June 1897 at Clay, Texas; by W.W. Ervins, M.G.4,5 
Census*James Owen Curtis and Sadie Louise Eppler appeared on the census of 18 April 1910 at Amarillo, Potter, Texas, ED 198, sheet 6A, occupation railroad agent, owned home, shared home with Joseph McHugh, married 13 years, 4 children and Elizabeth Eppler at home.6 
CensusJames Owen Curtis and Sadie Louise Eppler appeared on the census of 17 January 1920 at Amarillo, Potter, Texas, ED 204, sheet 28A, occupation cattleman, owned ranch, 4 children and mother at home.7 
Death*James Owen Curtis died on 5 March 1939 at Amarillo, Potter, Texas, at age 68; occupation cattleman-ranching, buried at Llano Cemetery.8 

Family 1

Carlie Higgins b. c 1870, d. c 1893
Child

Family 2

Sadie Louise Eppler b. 24 Aug 1875, d. 22 May 1958
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1880.
  2. [S68] Texas Vital Statistics , death certificate.
  3. [S2132] Philip Mulkey Hunt, Mulkeys of America, page 423.
  4. [S68] Texas Vital Statistics , death certificate of Richard Henry Curtis.
  5. [S68] Texas Vital Statistics , marriage record index.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  7. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  8. [S68] Texas Vital Statistics.
  9. [S2132] Philip Mulkey Hunt, Mulkeys of America.

John William Curtis1,2

M, b. 18 September 1872, d. 18 October 1951
FatherWilliam Riley Curtis1 b. 1 Aug 1846, d. 22 Dec 1901
MotherAlice Victoria Ghormley1 b. 25 Jul 1852, d. 2 Apr 1923
Last Edited26 May 2012
Birth*John William Curtis was born on 18 September 1872 at Texas.3,4 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 25 June 1880 Clay, Texas, in the household of William Riley Curtis and Alice Victoria Ghormley; page 491b, occupation stock raiser, 5 children at home.1 
Marriage*John William Curtis married Maggie Teel on 9 January 1896 at Clay, Texas.5,6 
Census*John William Curtis and Maggie Teel appeared on the census of 14 June 1900 at Justice Precinct 3, Collinsworth, Texas, ED 19, sheet 7B, occupation farmer, owned farm, married 5 years, 1 child, 1 living.5 
CensusJohn William Curtis and Maggie Teel appeared on the census of 29 April 1910 at Amarillo, Potter, Texas, ED 196, sheet 26A, occupaton druggist, married 13 years, 4 children, 4 living.7 
Census*John William Curtis appeared on the census of 15 April 1930 at Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, ED 68, sheet 4A, occupation manufacturer-electric lights, listed as married, living with his niece, Carlie (Curtis) Mayne.8 
Death*He died on 18 October 1951 at Amarillo, Potter, Texas, at age 79; occupation retired cattleman, widowed, died from tuberculosis at Mesa Sanitorium in El Paso, buried there at the Evergreen Cemetery.2,4 

Family

Maggie Teel b. 22 Feb 1877
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1880.
  2. [S68] Texas Vital Statistics , death certificate.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1880, 1900.
  4. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Evergreen, El Paso, Texas.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  6. [S2087] State of Texas, Texas Marriages 1837-1973.
  7. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  8. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

Claudie Curtis1

F, b. 1875
FatherWilliam Riley Curtis1 b. 1 Aug 1846, d. 22 Dec 1901
MotherAlice Victoria Ghormley1 b. 25 Jul 1852, d. 2 Apr 1923
Last Edited25 May 2012
Birth*Claudie Curtis was born in 1875 at Texas.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 25 June 1880 Clay, Texas, in the household of William Riley Curtis and Alice Victoria Ghormley; page 491b, occupation stock raiser, 5 children at home.1 
Married Name As of 26 February 1895,her married name was Morris.2 
Marriage*Claudie Curtis married R.A. Morris on 26 February 1895 at Clay, Texas.2 

Family

R.A. Morris b. c 1875

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1880.
  2. [S2087] State of Texas, Texas Marriages 1837-1973.

Thomas Atkinson Curtis1,2

M, b. 25 December 1876, d. 5 December 1940
FatherWilliam Riley Curtis3 b. 1 Aug 1846, d. 22 Dec 1901
MotherAlice Victoria Ghormley3 b. 25 Jul 1852, d. 2 Apr 1923
Last Edited19 May 2009
Birth*Thomas Atkinson Curtis was born on 25 December 1876 at Texas.1,2 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 25 June 1880 Clay, Texas, in the household of William Riley Curtis and Alice Victoria Ghormley; page 491b, occupation stock raiser, 5 children at home.3 
Marriage*Thomas Atkinson Curtis married Idyle Johnston on 6 February 1900 at Henrietta, Clay, Texas; by L.S. Barton, pastor M.E. Church South, Henrietta.4,5 
Census*Thomas Atkinson Curtis and Idyle Johnston appeared on the census of 14 June 1900 at Henrietta, Clay, Texas, ED 14, sheet 16B, occupation stock raiser, just married, living with his parents.4 
CensusThomas Atkinson Curtis and Idyle Johnston appeared on the census of 20 April 1910 at Justice Precinct 1, Potter, Texas, ED 193, sheet 6B, occupation druggist-pharmacy, owned home, married 10 years, 2 children, 2 living.6 
DraftWW1* On 12 September 1918 Thomas Atkinson Curtis registered for the draft at Amarillo, Potter, Texas; at the time, he was employed by himself as a cattle raiser, wife Idyle, described as medium height, stout, blue eyes, brown hair.7 
CensusHe and Idyle Johnston appeared on the census of 17 January 1920 at Amarillo, Potter, Texas, ED 204, sheet 28A, occupation cattleman, owned ranch, 2 sons at home.8 
Death*Thomas Atkinson Curtis died on 5 December 1940 at Amarillo, Potter, Texas, at age 63; occupation farming & cattle, buried at Llano Cemetery.2 

Family

Idyle Johnston b. 26 Mar 1878, d. 26 Nov 1969
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1880, 1900.
  2. [S68] Texas Vital Statistics , death certificate.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1880.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  5. [S68] Texas Vital Statistics , marriage record index.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  7. [S758] Ancestry.com, World War I Draft Registration Cards.
  8. [S1] Census of Population 1920.

Pearl Curtis1

F, b. 1879
FatherWilliam Riley Curtis1 b. 1 Aug 1846, d. 22 Dec 1901
MotherAlice Victoria Ghormley1 b. 25 Jul 1852, d. 2 Apr 1923
Last Edited18 May 2009
Birth*Pearl Curtis was born in 1879 at Texas.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 25 June 1880 Clay, Texas, in the household of William Riley Curtis and Alice Victoria Ghormley; page 491b, occupation stock raiser, 5 children at home.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1880.

Fannie Parker1,2

F, b. 1853
Last Edited23 Jan 2015
Birth*Fannie Parker was born in 1853 at Tennessee.1 
Married Name As of circa 1870,her married name was Curtis.1 
Marriage*She married James C. Curtis, son of John Warren Curtis and Mary Ann Collum, circa 1870 at Texas.1 
Census*Fannie Parker and James C. Curtis appeared on the census of 3 June 1880 at Clay, Texas, page 476D, occupation stock raiser, 2 daughters at home.1 

Family

James C. Curtis b. 27 Mar 1848, d. 3 Jan 1881
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1880.
  2. [S68] Texas Vital Statistics , last name from Josephine's death certificate.
  3. [S2152] Peggy and John Shepherd, Survey of Cambridge Cemetery, Clay County, Texas.

Mabel Curtis1

F, b. 1872
FatherJames C. Curtis1 b. 27 Mar 1848, d. 3 Jan 1881
MotherFannie Parker1 b. 1853
Last Edited18 May 2009
Birth*Mabel Curtis was born in 1872 at Texas.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 3 June 1880 Clay, Texas, in the household of James C. Curtis and Fannie Parker; page 476D, occupation stock raiser, 2 daughters at home.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1880.

Josephine Gant Curtis1,2

F, b. 27 December 1878, d. 10 July 1967
FatherJames C. Curtis1 b. 27 Mar 1848, d. 3 Jan 1881
MotherFannie Parker1 b. 1853
Last Edited23 Jan 2015
Birth*Josephine Gant Curtis was born on 27 December 1878 at Clay, Texas; daughter of J.C. Curtis and Fannie Parker, per death certificate.1,2 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 3 June 1880 Clay, Texas, in the household of James C. Curtis and Fannie Parker; page 476D, occupation stock raiser, 2 daughters at home.1 
Married Name As of 27 December 1897,her married name was McDonald.3 
Marriage*Josephine Gant Curtis married William Barnett McDonald on 27 December 1897 at Grayson, Texas.3 
Census*Josephine Gant Curtis and William Barnett McDonald appeared on the census of 9 June 1900 at Justice Precinct 1, Collin, Texas, ED 1, sheet 8A, occupation farmer, renting, married 3 years, 1 daughter.4 
CensusJosephine Gant Curtis and William Barnett McDonald appeared on the census of 11 May 1910 at Justice Precinct 1, Collin, Texas, ED 5, sheet 28A, occupation laborer-car horse, renting, married 11 years, 4 children, 4 living.5 
CensusJosephine Gant Curtis and William Barnett McDonald appeared on the census of 9 April 1940 at Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, ED 27-36, sheet 4B, occupation watchman-flour mill, renting, 2 Purcel grandsons and 1 Schaff grandson.6 
Death*Josephine Gant Curtis died on 10 July 1967 at Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, at age 88; informant J.C. McDonald; buried at Greenwood Cemetery.2 

Family

William Barnett McDonald b. 30 Dec 1878, d. 7 Apr 1943
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1880.
  2. [S68] Texas Vital Statistics , death certificate.
  3. [S68] Texas Vital Statistics , marriage index.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1940.

W. Reede Curtis1,2

M, b. 3 February 1887, d. 27 September 1960
FatherWilliam Riley Curtis1 b. 1 Aug 1846, d. 22 Dec 1901
MotherAlice Victoria Ghormley1 b. 25 Jul 1852, d. 2 Apr 1923
Last Edited19 May 2009
Birth*W. Reede Curtis was born on 3 February 1887 at Clay, Texas.1,2 
Marriage*He married Fern E. Dimick circa 1909 at Texas.3 
Census*W. Reede Curtis and Fern E. Dimick appeared on the census of 30 April 1910 at Justice Precinct 1, Potter, Texas, ED 193, sheet 11B, occupation cattle dealer, married 1 year, no children, living with his mother.3 
CensusW. Reede Curtis and Fern E. Dimick appeared on the census of 8 January 1920 at Channing, Hartley, Texas, ED 126, sheet 3B, occupation stockman-ranch, renting, no children.4 
Marriage*W. Reede Curtis married Leona V. Cavemer between 1921 and 1929 at Texas.2,5 
Death*W. Reede Curtis died on 27 September 1960 at Amarillo, Potter, Texas, at age 73; occupation cattle buyer, informant Mrs. Leona Curtis, buried at Llano Cemetery.2 

Family 1

Fern E. Dimick b. 1887

Family 2

Leona V. Cavemer b. 21 Sep 1887, d. 16 Nov 1976

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. [S1] Census of Population 1910-1930.

Idyle Johnston1,2,3

F, b. 26 March 1878, d. 26 November 1969
Last Edited18 May 2009
Birth*Idyle Johnston was born on 26 March 1878 at Arkansas; daughter of Dr. E.A. Johnston and Virginia Featherston.1,3 
Married Name As of 6 February 1900,her married name was Curtis.1,2 
Marriage*She married Thomas Atkinson Curtis, son of William Riley Curtis and Alice Victoria Ghormley, on 6 February 1900 at Henrietta, Clay, Texas; by L.S. Barton, pastor M.E. Church South, Henrietta.1,2 
Census*Idyle Johnston and Thomas Atkinson Curtis appeared on the census of 14 June 1900 at Henrietta, Clay, Texas, ED 14, sheet 16B, occupation stock raiser, just married, living with his parents.1 
CensusIdyle Johnston and Thomas Atkinson Curtis appeared on the census of 20 April 1910 at Justice Precinct 1, Potter, Texas, ED 193, sheet 6B, occupation druggist-pharmacy, owned home, married 10 years, 2 children, 2 living.4 
CensusIdyle Johnston and Thomas Atkinson Curtis appeared on the census of 17 January 1920 at Amarillo, Potter, Texas, ED 204, sheet 28A, occupation cattleman, owned ranch, 2 sons at home.5 
Death*Idyle Johnston died on 26 November 1969 at Amarillo, Potter, Texas, at age 91; buried at Llano Cemetery.3 

Family

Thomas Atkinson Curtis b. 25 Dec 1876, d. 5 Dec 1940
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  2. [S68] Texas Vital Statistics , marriage record index.
  3. [S68] Texas Vital Statistics , death certificate.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1920.

William Riley Curtis1

M, b. 16 April 1903, d. 10 December 1976
FatherThomas Atkinson Curtis1 b. 25 Dec 1876, d. 5 Dec 1940
MotherIdyle Johnston1 b. 26 Mar 1878, d. 26 Nov 1969
Last Edited18 May 2009
Birth*William Riley Curtis was born on 16 April 1903 at Clay, Texas; son of Thomas A. Curtis and Idyle Johnston per death certificate.1 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 20 April 1910 Justice Precinct 1, Potter, Texas, in the household of Thomas Atkinson Curtis and Idyle Johnston; ED 193, sheet 6B, occupation druggist-pharmacy, owned home, married 10 years, 2 children, 2 living.2 
(Witness) CensusWilliam Riley Curtis appeared on the census of 17 January 1920 Amarillo, Potter, Texas, in the household of Thomas Atkinson Curtis and Idyle Johnston; ED 204, sheet 28A, occupation cattleman, owned ranch, 2 sons at home.3 
Death*William Riley Curtis died on 10 December 1976 at Amarillo, Randall, Texas, at age 73; occupation life insurance agent, widowed, buried at Llano Cemetery.1 

Citations

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

Elia Johnston Curtis1

M, b. 14 November 1905, d. 4 December 1954
FatherThomas Atkinson Curtis1 b. 25 Dec 1876, d. 5 Dec 1940
MotherIdyle Johnston1 b. 26 Mar 1878, d. 26 Nov 1969
Last Edited26 May 2012
Birth*Elia Johnston Curtis was born on 14 November 1905 at Clay, Texas.1 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 20 April 1910 Justice Precinct 1, Potter, Texas, in the household of Thomas Atkinson Curtis and Idyle Johnston; ED 193, sheet 6B, occupation druggist-pharmacy, owned home, married 10 years, 2 children, 2 living.2 
(Witness) CensusElia Johnston Curtis appeared on the census of 17 January 1920 Amarillo, Potter, Texas, in the household of Thomas Atkinson Curtis and Idyle Johnston; ED 204, sheet 28A, occupation cattleman, owned ranch, 2 sons at home.3 
Marriage*Elia Johnston Curtis married Adrienne Atterbury circa 1927 at Texas.4 
Census*Elia Johnston Curtis and Adrienne Atterbury appeared on the census of 15 April 1930 at Amarillo, Potter, Texas, ED 10, sheet 13B, occupation automobile salesman, no children, living with her parents.4 
Death*Elia Johnston Curtis died on 4 December 1954 at Amarillo, Potter, Texas, at age 49; from pneumonia, chronic alcoholism, occupation surveyor, divorced, WW II veteran, buried at Llano Cemetery.1 

Family

Adrienne Atterbury b. 1905

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.

Leona V. Cavemer1

F, b. 21 September 1887, d. 16 November 1976
Last Edited19 May 2009
Birth*Leona V. Cavemer was born on 21 September 1887 at Texas; daughter of William Cavemer and Amanda Wooley.1 
Married Name As of between 1921 and 1929,her married name was Curtis.1,2 
Marriage*She married W. Reede Curtis, son of William Riley Curtis and Alice Victoria Ghormley, between 1921 and 1929 at Texas.1,2 
Death*Leona V. Cavemer died on 16 November 1976 at Amarillo, Potter, Texas, at age 89; occupation clerk-department store, buried at Llano Cemetery.1 

Family

W. Reede Curtis b. 3 Feb 1887, d. 27 Sep 1960

Citations

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

Sadie Louise Eppler1

F, b. 24 August 1875, d. 22 May 1958
Last Edited12 May 2012
Birth*Sadie Louise Eppler was born on 24 August 1875 at Scooba, Kemper, Mississippi.2 
Married Name As of 6 June 1897,her married name was Curtis.1,3 
Marriage*She married James Owen Curtis, son of William Riley Curtis and Alice Victoria Ghormley, on 6 June 1897 at Clay, Texas; by W.W. Ervins, M.G.1,3 
Census*Sadie Louise Eppler and James Owen Curtis appeared on the census of 18 April 1910 at Amarillo, Potter, Texas, ED 198, sheet 6A, occupation railroad agent, owned home, shared home with Joseph McHugh, married 13 years, 4 children and Elizabeth Eppler at home.4 
CensusSadie Louise Eppler and James Owen Curtis appeared on the census of 17 January 1920 at Amarillo, Potter, Texas, ED 204, sheet 28A, occupation cattleman, owned ranch, 4 children and mother at home.5 
Death*Sadie Louise Eppler died on 22 May 1958 at Amarillo, Potter, Texas, at age 82; buried at Llano Cemetery.2 

Family

James Owen Curtis b. 6 Sep 1870, d. 5 Mar 1939
Children

Citations

  1. [S68] Texas Vital Statistics , death certificate of Richard Henry Curtis.
  2. [S68] Texas Vital Statistics , death certificate.
  3. [S68] Texas Vital Statistics , marriage record index.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  6. [S2132] Philip Mulkey Hunt, Mulkeys of America.

Richard Henry Curtis1

M, b. 14 September 1911, d. 22 June 1971
FatherJames Owen Curtis1 b. 6 Sep 1870, d. 5 Mar 1939
MotherSadie Louise Eppler1 b. 24 Aug 1875, d. 22 May 1958
Last Edited18 May 2009
Birth*Richard Henry Curtis was born on 14 September 1911 at Amarillo, Potter, Texas.1 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 17 January 1920 Amarillo, Potter, Texas, in the household of James Owen Curtis and Sadie Louise Eppler; ED 204, sheet 28A, occupation cattleman, owned ranch, 4 children and mother at home.2 
Death*Richard Henry Curtis died on 22 June 1971 at Amarillo, Potter, Texas, at age 59; Colonel, U.S. Air Force 1932-1962, divorced, buried at Arlington National Cemetery.1 

Citations

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

Carlie Curtis1

F, b. 5 April 1892, d. 6 April 1985
FatherJames Owen Curtis1 b. 6 Sep 1870, d. 5 Mar 1939
MotherCarlie Higgins1 b. c 1870, d. c 1893
Last Edited11 May 2012
Birth*Carlie Curtis was born on 5 April 1892 at Texas.1,2 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 18 April 1910 Amarillo, Potter, Texas, in the household of James Owen Curtis and Sadie Louise Eppler; ED 198, sheet 6A, occupation railroad agent, owned home, shared home with Joseph McHugh, married 13 years, 4 children and Elizabeth Eppler at home.1 
Married Name As of circa 1915,her married name was Mayne.3 
Marriage*Carlie Curtis married Grover Cleveland Mayne circa 1915 at Texas.3 
Census*Carlie Curtis and Grover Cleveland Mayne appeared on the census of 14 January 1920 at Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, ED 99, sheet 16B, occupation salesman, renting, 1 daughter.3 
Census*Carlie Curtis appeared on the census of 15 April 1930 at Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, ED 68, sheet 4A, no occupation, owned home valued at $3,500, widowed, 1 daughter and Uncle J.W. Curtis.4 
Death*She died on 6 April 1985 at Colorado Springs, El Paso, Colorado, at age 93; buried at Llano Cemetery in Amarillo.5,2 

Family

Grover Cleveland Mayne b. 4 Feb 1885, d. 25 Jan 1925
Child

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  2. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Llano, Potter, Texas.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  5. [S44] Social Security Death Index.

Margaret Owen Curtis1,2

F, b. 10 May 1898, d. 24 December 1982
FatherJames Owen Curtis1 b. 6 Sep 1870, d. 5 Mar 1939
MotherSadie Louise Eppler1 b. 24 Aug 1875, d. 22 May 1958
Last Edited12 May 2012
Birth*Margaret Owen Curtis was born on 10 May 1898 at Texas.1,3 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 18 April 1910 Amarillo, Potter, Texas, in the household of James Owen Curtis and Sadie Louise Eppler; ED 198, sheet 6A, occupation railroad agent, owned home, shared home with Joseph McHugh, married 13 years, 4 children and Elizabeth Eppler at home.1 
(Witness) CensusMargaret Owen Curtis appeared on the census of 17 January 1920 Amarillo, Potter, Texas, in the household of James Owen Curtis and Sadie Louise Eppler; ED 204, sheet 28A, occupation cattleman, owned ranch, 4 children and mother at home.4 
Married Name As of circa 1921,her married name was Boyce.5 
Marriage*Margaret Owen Curtis married John Kirkpatrick Boyce Sr. circa 1921 at Texas.5 
Census*Margaret Owen Curtis and John Kirkpatrick Boyce Sr. appeared on the census of 17 April 1930 at Amarillo, Potter, Texas, ED 4, sheet 25A, occupation agent-general insurance, owned home valued at $6,000, 2 children.5 
Death*Margaret Owen Curtis died on 24 December 1982 at Amarillo, Potter, Texas, at age 84.6,3 
ObitMargaret Owen's obituary was published in the an unknown place on circa 26 December 1982:
Services for Margarret Boyce, 84, of 4412 W. Third will be at 10 a.m. tomorrow at St. Andrew's Episcopal church with The Rev. Stuart Holk, rector, officiating. Burial will be in Llano Cemetery under the direction of N.S. Griggs & Sons Funeral Directors.
Mrs. Boyce died Friday after a lengthy illiness.
Born Margaret Owen Curtis in Henrietta, she was the daughter of of pioneer cattleman James O. Curtis and Sadie Eppler Curtis. She moved with her family to Amarillo around 1900.
She was educated at St. Mary's Academy here and the Science Hill Preparatory School in Selbyville, KY. She later attended Wellesley College and the University of Texas at Austin where she was a member of Kappa Alpha Theta Sorority.
Mrs. Boyce served as president of the Amarillo Girl Scout Council during the building of Camp Kiwanis and as chairman of volunteer services during World War II for the Amarillo chapter of the American Red Cross.
She was president of both the Amarillo Women's Club and the Amarillo Junior Women's Club and a charter memeber of the Amarillo Junior League. She also served as presidnet of the Margaret Wills and Sam Houston Parent-Teacher Associations.
She was a member of St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, the Daughters of the American Revolution and the Daughters of the Republic of Texas.
A registered genealogist, she had works published in the American Compendium of Genealogy.
She was married to John Kirkpatrick Boyce in 1922. He preceded her in death seven years ago.
Survivors include two sons, John K. Boyce Jr. and James C. Boyce of Amarillo; a daughter , Mrs. Spencer Brown of Waco; 10 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
Interment: December 27, 1982.7

 

Family

John Kirkpatrick Boyce Sr. b. 31 Dec 1893, d. 26 Nov 1975
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  2. [S68] Texas Vital Statistics , birth record of James Boyce.
  3. [S44] Social Security Death Index.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  6. [S68] Texas Vital Statistics , death record index.
  7. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Llano, Potter, Texas.
  8. [S68] Texas Vital Statistics , birth record index.

Sadie Claude Curtis1

F, b. 4 September 1903, d. 18 November 1979
FatherJames Owen Curtis1 b. 6 Sep 1870, d. 5 Mar 1939
MotherSadie Louise Eppler1 b. 24 Aug 1875, d. 22 May 1958
Last Edited12 May 2012
Birth*Sadie Claude Curtis was born on 4 September 1903 at Texas.1,2 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 18 April 1910 Amarillo, Potter, Texas, in the household of James Owen Curtis and Sadie Louise Eppler; ED 198, sheet 6A, occupation railroad agent, owned home, shared home with Joseph McHugh, married 13 years, 4 children and Elizabeth Eppler at home.1 
(Witness) CensusSadie Claude Curtis appeared on the census of 17 January 1920 Amarillo, Potter, Texas, in the household of James Owen Curtis and Sadie Louise Eppler; ED 204, sheet 28A, occupation cattleman, owned ranch, 4 children and mother at home.3 
Married Name As of circa 1927,her married name was Ballard.4 
Marriage*Sadie Claude Curtis married John Ballard circa 1927 at Texas.4 
Census*Sadie Claude Curtis and John Ballard appeared on the census of 4 April 1930 at Amarillo, Potter, Texas, ED 13, sheet 22A, occupation advertising soliciter-newspaper, living with James O. Curtis, 1 son.4 
Death*Sadie Claude Curtis died on 18 November 1979 at Amarillo, Potter, Texas, at age 76; buried at Llano Cemetery.2,5 

Family

John Ballard b. 10 Jan 1900, d. 18 Jul 1952

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  2. [S44] Social Security Death Index.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  5. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Llano, Potter, Texas.

James Vance Curtis1

M, b. 1909
FatherJames Owen Curtis2 b. 6 Sep 1870, d. 5 Mar 1939
MotherSadie Louise Eppler2 b. 24 Aug 1875, d. 22 May 1958
Last Edited19 May 2009
Birth*James Vance Curtis was born in 1909 at Amarillo, Potter, Texas.1 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 18 April 1910 Amarillo, Potter, Texas, in the household of James Owen Curtis and Sadie Louise Eppler; ED 198, sheet 6A, occupation railroad agent, owned home, shared home with Joseph McHugh, married 13 years, 4 children and Elizabeth Eppler at home.2 
(Witness) CensusJames Vance Curtis appeared on the census of 17 January 1920 Amarillo, Potter, Texas, in the household of James Owen Curtis and Sadie Louise Eppler; ED 204, sheet 28A, occupation cattleman, owned ranch, 4 children and mother at home.3 
Name Variation As of 17 January 1920, James Vance Curtis was also known as James Owen Curtis Jr.3 

Citations

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

Maggie Teel1,2

F, b. 22 February 1877
Last Edited11 Nov 2015
Birth*Maggie Teel was born on 22 February 1877 at Clarksville, Red River, Texas; daughter of Stephen H. Teel and Marie Antoinette Durfee.1,2,3 
Married Name As of 9 January 1896,her married name was Curtis.1,4 
Marriage*She married John William Curtis, son of William Riley Curtis and Alice Victoria Ghormley, on 9 January 1896 at Clay, Texas.1,4 
Census*Maggie Teel and John William Curtis appeared on the census of 14 June 1900 at Justice Precinct 3, Collinsworth, Texas, ED 19, sheet 7B, occupation farmer, owned farm, married 5 years, 1 child, 1 living.1 
CensusMaggie Teel and John William Curtis appeared on the census of 29 April 1910 at Amarillo, Potter, Texas, ED 196, sheet 26A, occupaton druggist, married 13 years, 4 children, 4 living.5 
Census*Maggie Teel appeared on the census of 20 January 1920 at Amarillo, Potter, Texas, ED 203, sheet 18B, no occupation, owned home, married but John was not present, 4 children.6 
CensusShe appeared on the census of 5 April 1930 at Amarillo, Potter, Texas, ED 10, sheet 3B, occupation saleslady-ladies ready to wear shop, divorced, living with her son James.7 
DeathShe died on 22 September 1962 at Amarillo, Randall, Texas, at age 85; buried at Llano Cemetery next to her son James Owen.3,2 

Family

John William Curtis b. 18 Sep 1872, d. 18 Oct 1951
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  2. [S68] Texas Vital Statistics , death certificate.
  3. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Llano, Potter, Texas.
  4. [S2087] State of Texas, Texas Marriages 1837-1973.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  7. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

James (Jimmie) Owen Curtis1,2

M, b. 22 November 1899, d. 22 January 1978
FatherJohn William Curtis1 b. 18 Sep 1872, d. 18 Oct 1951
MotherMaggie Teel1 b. 22 Feb 1877
Last Edited12 May 2012
Birth*James (Jimmie) Owen Curtis was born on 22 November 1899 at Texas.1,2,3 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 14 June 1900 Justice Precinct 3, Collinsworth, Texas, in the household of Maggie Teel and John William Curtis; ED 19, sheet 7B, occupation farmer, owned farm, married 5 years, 1 child, 1 living.1 
(Witness) CensusJames (Jimmie) Owen Curtis appeared on the census of 29 April 1910 Amarillo, Potter, Texas, in the household of John William Curtis and Maggie Teel; ED 196, sheet 26A, occupaton druggist, married 13 years, 4 children, 4 living.4 
DraftWW1* On 12 September 1918 James (Jimmie) Owen Curtis registered for the draft at Amarillo, Potter, Texas; at the time, he was employed by Chief Engineer's Office, Santa Fe Railroad, as a clerk, single, described as medium height, slender, blue eyes, light hair.2 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 20 January 1920 Amarillo, Potter, Texas, in the household of Maggie Teel; ED 203, sheet 18B, no occupation, owned home, married but John was not present, 4 children.5 
Census*James (Jimmie) Owen Curtis appeared on the census of 5 April 1930 at Amarillo, Potter, Texas, ED 10, sheet 3B, occupation engineer-Santa Fe Railroad, owned home valued at $7,500, single, mother and brother lived with him.6 
Death*He died on 22 January 1978 at Amarillo, Potter, Texas, at age 78; apparently never married, shares headstone with his mother at Llano Cemetery.3 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  2. [S758] Ancestry.com, World War I Draft Registration Cards.
  3. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Llano, Potter, Texas.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

Josephine Curtis1

F, b. 1901
FatherJohn William Curtis1 b. 18 Sep 1872, d. 18 Oct 1951
MotherMaggie Teel1 b. 22 Feb 1877
Last Edited19 May 2009
Birth*Josephine Curtis was born in 1901 at Texas.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 29 April 1910 Amarillo, Potter, Texas, in the household of John William Curtis and Maggie Teel; ED 196, sheet 26A, occupaton druggist, married 13 years, 4 children, 4 living.1 
(Witness) CensusJosephine Curtis appeared on the census of 20 January 1920 Amarillo, Potter, Texas, in the household of Maggie Teel; ED 203, sheet 18B, no occupation, owned home, married but John was not present, 4 children.2 

Citations

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

Alcie Curtis1

F, b. 1903
FatherJohn William Curtis1 b. 18 Sep 1872, d. 18 Oct 1951
MotherMaggie Teel1 b. 22 Feb 1877
Last Edited19 May 2009
Birth*Alcie Curtis was born in 1903 at Texas.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 29 April 1910 Amarillo, Potter, Texas, in the household of John William Curtis and Maggie Teel; ED 196, sheet 26A, occupaton druggist, married 13 years, 4 children, 4 living.1 
(Witness) CensusAlcie Curtis appeared on the census of 20 January 1920 Amarillo, Potter, Texas, in the household of Maggie Teel; ED 203, sheet 18B, no occupation, owned home, married but John was not present, 4 children.2 

Citations

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

Stephen Teel (Bud) Curtis1,2

M, b. 7 November 1907, d. 9 June 1993
FatherJohn William Curtis3 b. 18 Sep 1872, d. 18 Oct 1951
MotherMaggie Teel3 b. 22 Feb 1877
Last Edited26 May 2012
Birth*Stephen Teel (Bud) Curtis was born on 7 November 1907 at Potter, Texas.4,5 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 29 April 1910 Amarillo, Potter, Texas, in the household of John William Curtis and Maggie Teel; ED 196, sheet 26A, occupaton druggist, married 13 years, 4 children, 4 living.3 
(Witness) CensusStephen Teel (Bud) Curtis appeared on the census of 20 January 1920 Amarillo, Potter, Texas, in the household of Maggie Teel; ED 203, sheet 18B, no occupation, owned home, married but John was not present, 4 children.6 
Census*Stephen Teel (Bud) Curtis appeared on the census of 5 April 1930 at Amarillo, Potter, Texas, ED 10, sheet 3B, occupation salesman-grain company, single, living with his brother.7 
Marriage*He married Vera Zallee Williams circa 1932 at Texas.8 
Death*Stephen Teel (Bud) Curtis died on 9 June 1993 at Amarillo, Randall, Texas, at age 85; buried at Llano Cemetery.5,2 

Family

Vera Zallee Williams b. 23 Jul 1910, d. 16 Mar 1998

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1910-1930.
  2. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Llano, Potter, Texas.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1910, 1920.
  5. [S44] Social Security Death Index.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  7. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  8. [S68] Texas Vital Statistics , birth certificate of Stephen George Curtis.

Fern E. Dimick1

F, b. 1887
Last Edited19 May 2009
Birth*Fern E. Dimick was born in 1887 at New Mexico.1 
Married Name As of circa 1909,her married name was Curtis.1 
Marriage*She married W. Reede Curtis, son of William Riley Curtis and Alice Victoria Ghormley, circa 1909 at Texas.1 
CensusFern E. Dimick and W. Reede Curtis appeared on the census of 30 April 1910 at Justice Precinct 1, Potter, Texas, ED 193, sheet 11B, occupation cattle dealer, married 1 year, no children, living with his mother.1 
Census*Fern E. Dimick and W. Reede Curtis appeared on the census of 8 January 1920 at Channing, Hartley, Texas, ED 126, sheet 3B, occupation stockman-ranch, renting, no children.2 
Census*Fern E. Dimick appeared on the census of 9 April 1930 at Amarillo, Potter, Texas, ED 10, sheet 8A, occupation real estate agent, divorced, living with her parents, Frank and Martha Dimmick (Dimick.)3 

Family

W. Reede Curtis b. 3 Feb 1887, d. 27 Sep 1960

Citations

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

John Ballard1

M, b. 10 January 1900, d. 18 July 1952
Last Edited12 May 2012
Birth*John Ballard was born on 10 January 1900 at Hutchinson, Reno, Kansas; son of Livingston Price Ballard and Isabel Severance.1,2 
Marriage*He married Sadie Claude Curtis, daughter of James Owen Curtis and Sadie Louise Eppler, circa 1927 at Texas.1 
Census*John Ballard and Sadie Claude Curtis appeared on the census of 4 April 1930 at Amarillo, Potter, Texas, ED 13, sheet 22A, occupation advertising soliciter-newspaper, living with James O. Curtis, 1 son.1 
Death*John Ballard died on 18 July 1952 at Amarillo, Potter, Texas, at age 52; occupation radio advertising, buried at Llano Cemetery.2 

Family

Sadie Claude Curtis b. 4 Sep 1903, d. 18 Nov 1979

Citations

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

Grover Cleveland Mayne1,2

M, b. 4 February 1885, d. 25 January 1925
Last Edited11 May 2012
Birth*Grover Cleveland Mayne was born on 4 February 1885 at Hays, Texas.1,3 
Marriage*He married Carlie Curtis, daughter of James Owen Curtis and Carlie Higgins, circa 1915 at Texas.1 
Census*Grover Cleveland Mayne and Carlie Curtis appeared on the census of 14 January 1920 at Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, ED 99, sheet 16B, occupation salesman, renting, 1 daughter.1 
Death*Grover Cleveland Mayne died on 25 January 1925 at Wichita Falls, Wichita, Texas, at age 39; from pneumonia, occupation salesman, buried at Llano Cemtery in Amarillo.1,3,2 

Family

Carlie Curtis b. 5 Apr 1892, d. 6 Apr 1985
Child

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  2. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Llano, Potter, Texas.
  3. [S68] Texas Vital Statistics , death certificate.