William H. Curtis1

M, b. May 1887
FatherWilliam J. (Jack) Curtis1 b. 1 Jan 1852, d. 16 Apr 1895
MotherMartha McGuire1 b. Feb 1858
Last Edited11 Mar 2010
Birth*William H. Curtis was born in May 1887 at Independence, Arkansas.1 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 15 June 1900 Greenbriar Twp., Independence, Arkansas, in the household of Martha McGuire and Jesse Massey; ED 39, sheet 7B, occupation farmer, owned farm, Martha reported 6 children, 6 living, all by first marriage.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1900.

Richard Searcy Curtis1,2,3

M, b. 26 April 1889, d. 22 March 1967
FatherWilliam J. (Jack) Curtis1 b. 1 Jan 1852, d. 16 Apr 1895
MotherMartha McGuire1 b. Feb 1858
Last Edited20 Mar 2010
Birth*Richard Searcy Curtis was born on 26 April 1889 at Locust Grove, Independence, Arkansas.1,2,3 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 15 June 1900 Greenbriar Twp., Independence, Arkansas, in the household of Martha McGuire and Jesse Massey; ED 39, sheet 7B, occupation farmer, owned farm, Martha reported 6 children, 6 living, all by first marriage.1 
DraftWW1* On 5 June 1917 Richard Searcy Curtis registered for the draft at Locust Grove, Independence, Arkansas; at the time, he was employed by himself as a farmer, single, mother and sister dependent, described as short, stouit, brown eyes, dark hair.2 
Marriage*He married Essie Launa Faller on 4 September 1920 at Independence, Arkansas; by J.M. Jones, J.P.4 
Census*Richard Searcy Curtis and Essie Launa Faller appeared on the census of 8 April 1930 at Greenbrier Twp., Independence, Arkansas, ED 16, sheet 4B, occupation farmer, owned farm, 3 sons at home.5 
Death*Richard Searcy Curtis died on 22 March 1967 at Alvin, Brazoria, Texas, at age 77; in a Galveston hospital; occupation nurseryman, wife Essie Laura, WW I veteran, buried at South Park Cemetery in Penland.3 

Family

Essie Launa Faller b. 4 Sep 1903, d. 13 Jun 1986
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  2. [S758] Ancestry.com, World War I Draft Registration Cards.
  3. [S68] Texas Vital Statistics , death certificate.
  4. [S844] Hunting For Bears, Arkansas Marriages.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

Sarah Elizabeth (Lizzie) Curtis1,2

F, b. 8 November 1891, d. 30 May 1961
FatherWilliam J. (Jack) Curtis1 b. 1 Jan 1852, d. 16 Apr 1895
MotherMartha McGuire1 b. Feb 1858
Last Edited20 Mar 2010
Birth*Sarah Elizabeth (Lizzie) Curtis was born on 8 November 1891 at Independence, Arkansas.1,2 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 15 June 1900 Greenbriar Twp., Independence, Arkansas, in the household of Martha McGuire and Jesse Massey; ED 39, sheet 7B, occupation farmer, owned farm, Martha reported 6 children, 6 living, all by first marriage.1 
Married Name As of circa 1914,her married name was Elms.2 
Marriage*Sarah Elizabeth (Lizzie) Curtis married James Baxter Elms circa 1914 at Arkansas; no record found in Independence County.2 
Census*Sarah Elizabeth (Lizzie) Curtis and James Baxter Elms appeared on the census of 5 January 1920 at Greenbrier Twp., Independence, Arkansas, ED 33, sheet 2A, occupation farmer, owned farm, 1 son at home.3 
CensusSarah Elizabeth (Lizzie) Curtis and James Baxter Elms appeared on the census of 7 April 1930 at Greenbrier Twp., Independence, Arkansas, ED 16, sheet 3B, occupation farmer, owned farm, 2 children and Martha Massey.4 
Death*Sarah Elizabeth (Lizzie) Curtis died on 30 May 1961 at Independence, Arkansas, at age 69; buried at Locust Grove Cemetery.2 

Family

James Baxter Elms b. 30 Aug 1894, d. 16 Apr 1969
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  2. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Locust Grove, Independence County, Arkansas.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

Essie Launa Faller1

F, b. 4 September 1903, d. 13 June 1986
Last Edited20 Mar 2010
Birth*Essie Launa Faller was born on 4 September 1903 at Arkansas.1,2,3 
Married Name As of 4 September 1920,her married name was Curtis.1 
Marriage*She married Richard Searcy Curtis, son of William J. (Jack) Curtis and Martha McGuire, on 4 September 1920 at Independence, Arkansas; by J.M. Jones, J.P.1 
Census*Essie Launa Faller and Richard Searcy Curtis appeared on the census of 8 April 1930 at Greenbrier Twp., Independence, Arkansas, ED 16, sheet 4B, occupation farmer, owned farm, 3 sons at home.2 
Death*Essie Launa Faller died on 13 June 1986 at Alvin, Brazoria, Texas, at age 82.4,3 

Family

Richard Searcy Curtis b. 26 Apr 1889, d. 22 Mar 1967
Children

Citations

  1. [S844] Hunting For Bears, Arkansas Marriages.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  3. [S44] Social Security Death Index.
  4. [S68] Texas Vital Statistics , death record index.

Martha (Mattie) Curtis1

F, b. October 1884
FatherWilliam J. (Jack) Curtis1 b. 1 Jan 1852, d. 16 Apr 1895
MotherMartha McGuire1 b. Feb 1858
Last Edited11 Mar 2010
Birth*Martha (Mattie) Curtis was born in October 1884 at Independence, Arkansas.1 
Census*She appeared on the census of 14 June 1900 at Greenbriar Twp., Independence, Arkansas, ED 39, sheet 6B, occupation student, single, living with her step-uncle, Thomas Massey.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1900.

James Hadden Curtis1,2

M, b. 21 August 1882, d. 1963
FatherWilliam J. (Jack) Curtis1 b. 1 Jan 1852, d. 16 Apr 1895
MotherMartha McGuire1 b. Feb 1858
Last Edited20 Mar 2010
Birth*James Hadden Curtis was born on 21 August 1882 at Independence, Arkansas.1,2 
Census*He appeared on the census of 11 June 1900 at Greenbriar Twp., Independence, Arkansas, ED 29, sheet 5A, occupation farm laborer, single, living with his step-uncle, David Elves.1 
Marriage*He married Marietta (Etta) Jones circa 1905 at Arkansas.3 
DraftWW1* On 12 September 1918 James Hadden Curtis registered for the draft at Locust Grove, Independence, Arkansas; at the time, he was employed by himself as a farmer, wife Etta, described as medium height, medium build, brown eyes, black hair.2 
CensusHe and Marietta (Etta) Jones appeared on the census of 5 January 1920 at Greenbrier Twp., Independence, Arkansas, ED 33, sheet 2A, occupation farmer, owned farm, 1 daughter.4 
Census*James Hadden Curtis and Marietta (Etta) Jones appeared on the census of 17 April 1930 at Greenbrier Twp., Independence, Arkansas, ED 16, sheet 11B, occupation farmer, owned farm, 1 son at home.3 
Death*James Hadden Curtis died in 1963 at Independence, Arkansas; buried at Locus Grove Cemetery.5 

Family

Marietta (Etta) Jones b. 1884, d. 26 Oct 1945
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  2. [S758] Ancestry.com, World War I Draft Registration Cards.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  5. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Locust Grove, Independence County, Arkansas.

Marietta (Etta) Jones1,2

F, b. 1884, d. 26 October 1945
Last Edited20 Mar 2010
Birth*Marietta (Etta) Jones was born in 1884 at Arkansas.1 
Married Name As of circa 1905,her married name was Curtis.3 
Marriage*She married James Hadden Curtis, son of William J. (Jack) Curtis and Martha McGuire, circa 1905 at Arkansas.3 
CensusMarietta (Etta) Jones and James Hadden Curtis appeared on the census of 5 January 1920 at Greenbrier Twp., Independence, Arkansas, ED 33, sheet 2A, occupation farmer, owned farm, 1 daughter.1 
Census*Marietta (Etta) Jones and James Hadden Curtis appeared on the census of 17 April 1930 at Greenbrier Twp., Independence, Arkansas, ED 16, sheet 11B, occupation farmer, owned farm, 1 son at home.3 
Death*Marietta (Etta) Jones died on 26 October 1945 at Independence, Arkansas.4 

Family

James Hadden Curtis b. 21 Aug 1882, d. 1963
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  2. [S1982] "Connie Be", "Allen Palmer Family Tree", Ancestral File.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  4. [S892] Arkansas Dept. of Health, Arkansas Death Index.

Hadden Jack Dempsey Curtis1,2

M, b. 4 December 1921, d. 21 April 2000
FatherJames Hadden Curtis1 b. 21 Aug 1882, d. 1963
MotherMarietta (Etta) Jones1 b. 1884, d. 26 Oct 1945
Last Edited9 Feb 2018
Marriage*Hadden Jack Dempsey Curtis married Mavis Jane Eurssery.3 
Birth*Hadden Jack Dempsey Curtis was born on 4 December 1921 at Independence, Arkansas.1,2,4 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 17 April 1930 Greenbrier Twp., Independence, Arkansas, in the household of James Hadden Curtis and Marietta (Etta) Jones; ED 16, sheet 11B, occupation farmer, owned farm, 1 son at home.1 
Death*Hadden Jack Dempsey Curtis died on 21 April 2000 at Falls City, Richardson, Nebraska, at age 78; WW II Veteran; buried at Locust Grove Cemetery in Independence County, Arkansas.4,5 

Family

Mavis Jane Eurssery b. 8 Nov 1925, d. 13 Jul 2013

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  2. [S1982] "Connie Be", "Allen Palmer Family Tree", Ancestral File.
  3. [S1213] Ancestry.com, "Ancestry.com", Ancestral File, Evridge Family Tree by Judyscraps1.
  4. [S44] Social Security Death Index.
  5. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Locust Grove, Independence County, Arkansas.

William Atkinson1

M, b. circa 1665, d. November 1714
Last Edited11 Mar 2010
Birth*William Atkinson was born circa 1665 at England.1 
Marriage*He married Elizabeth Curtis, daughter of Thomas Curtis and Jane (?), on 9 May 1686 at Burlington, New Jersey; witnessed by Thomas and Jane Curtis, Samuel and Jane Ogborne, Sarah Harvie and 14 others recorded by Burlington Monthly Meeting.1 
(Witness) NoteB On 3 August 1706 Thomas Curtis petitioned in Burlington County Court that his guardian William Atkinson render an account of his guardianship, which was ordered to be produced by Thomas Revel, Surrogate of New Jersey. According to researcher David Fridley, Thomas' signature on this document bears closre resemblance to the later signatures of Rev. Thomas Curtis of Hopewell, Hunterdon County, New Jersey.2,3 
Will*William Atkinson left a will on 1 October 1714 at Springfield Twp., Burlington, New Jersey, M; proven 3 December 1714, naming children Joseph, John, Mary, Michael, William, Elizabeth, and Isaac, the last five being under age; he bequeaths a farm bought of Peter Harvey, land at Annanickam bought of Jonathan Curtis.1 
Death*He died in November 1714 at Birch Creek, Burlington, New Jersey; estate inventory dated 26 November 1714.1 

Family

Elizabeth Curtis b. 21 Mar 1666/67

Citations

  1. [S1966] Lewis D. Cook, "Thomas Curtis of Bugbrooke", page 98.
  2. [S1967] Lewis D. Cook, "Thomas Curtis of Burlington County, New Jersey", page 213, from Burlington Court Records quoted in Stillwell.
  3. [S1968] David Fridley, "Thomas Curtis: New Jersey Roots", page 5.

Jack Ramsey1

M, b. 19 September 1924, d. 12 October 1986
Last Edited19 Mar 2010
Birth*Jack Ramsey was born on 19 September 1924 at Arkansas.1 
Marriage*He married Florene Curtis, daughter of Troy Lee Curtis and Cora Drusilla Smith, on 29 December 1943 at Bergman, Boone, Arkansas; by E.E. Griever.1 
Death*Jack Ramsey died on 12 October 1986 at Arkansas at age 62; buried at York Cemetery in Boone County.1 

Family

Florene Curtis b. 25 May 1925, d. 10 Jan 2016

Citations

  1. [S844] Hunting For Bears, Arkansas Marriages.

Vivian Rose Jackson1,2

F, b. 1927, d. 11 July 2018
Last Edited17 Sep 2018
Birth*Vivian Rose Jackson was born in 1927 at Harrison, Boone, Arkansas; daughter of Berl and Ruby Jackson.1 
Married Name As of 27 December 1946,her married name was Curtis.1 
Marriage*She married Thomas Lee Curtis, son of Troy Lee Curtis and Cora Drusilla Smith, on 27 December 1946 at Harrison, Boone, Arkansas; by L.R. Fullerton.1 
Death*Vivian Rose Jackson died on 11 July 2018 at Harrison, Boone, Arkansas.2 

Family

Thomas Lee Curtis b. 1926, d. 26 Feb 2018

Citations

  1. [S844] Hunting For Bears, Arkansas Marriages.
  2. [S1861] Selected United States Newspapers.

Neoma M. Young1

F, b. 1923
Last Edited18 May 2016
Birth*Neoma M. Young was born in 1923 at Arkansas.1 
Married Name As of 5 November 1943,her married name was Curtis.1 
Marriage*She married Argil Curtis, son of Troy Lee Curtis and Cora Drusilla Smith, on 5 November 1943 at Bergman, Boone, Arkansas; by L.R. Fullerton.1 

Family

Argil Curtis b. 12 Oct 1920
Child

Citations

  1. [S844] Hunting For Bears, Arkansas Marriages.
  2. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Bethany, Boone, Arkansas.

Mary Ethel Wade1

F, b. 17 October 1924, d. 1 August 2011
Last Edited18 May 2016
Birth*Mary Ethel Wade was born on 17 October 1924 at Arkansas.1,2 
Married Name As of 26 June 1943,her married name was Curtis.1 
Marriage*She married Billie Baxter Curtis, son of Troy Lee Curtis and Cora Drusilla Smith, on 26 June 1943 at Bergman, Boone, Arkansas; by John C. Carter.1 
Death*Mary Ethel Wade died on 1 August 2011 at Godley, Johnson, Texas, at age 86; buried t White Oak Cemetery in Harrison.2 
ObitMary Ethel's obituary was published in the FindaGrave on circa 2 August 2011:

Mary “Ethel” Wade Curtis, 86, of Godley, TX passed away on Monday August 01, 2011. A memorial service will be held at a later date in Arkansas at the White Oak Cemetery. She resided in the Bergman and Lead Hill, Arkansas communities until 2003. She moved to Godley, TX in November 2003 to be with family members. Ethel was born October 17, 1924, a twin daughter of Bentley Irvin and Nina Mae Downs Wade. Ethel worked at the Lead Hill School Cafeteria, Oberman Garment Factory and 30 years as a Certified Nurses Aid at the Northwest Arkansas Medical Center in Harrison, Arkansas. She loved planting flowers and gardening. She had been confined to a wheel chair the last two years but still was able to be out on her porch and plant over 40 pots of moss roses this year.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Billy Baxter Curtis, her parents and two brothers, Leonard I. Wade and James H. Wade. She is survived by two sons, Bentley Richard Curtis of Granbury, TX and Roger Lee Curtis of Harrison, AR; three daughters, Patricia Ann Mitchell of Cove, AR, Joy Avon Press of Godley, TX and Billie Jean Faust of Battle Creek, MI; twin sister Edith Pearl Edwards of Harrison, AR and brother, John Wesley Wade of Garden City, MO; nine grandchildren, Barbra Ann Mitchell, Michael Len King, Matthew Wade Faust, John Curtis Faust, Leah Faust Benedict, Mary Faust, Terra Curtis Herring, Bentley Richard Curtis, Jr., Quencey Curtis Nichols, two step-grandchildren, Haley Rhodes Hughs and Michael Rhodes, three great grandchildren, Chelsea Beard, Grace King and Maycee Nichols, and two step-great grandchildren, Delon and Cassie Dailey.2 

Family

Billie Baxter Curtis b. 22 Nov 1918, d. 20 Sep 1988

Citations

  1. [S844] Hunting For Bears, Arkansas Marriages.
  2. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, White Oak, Boone, Arkansas.

Violet Martin1

F, b. 23 December 1923, d. 31 January 2011
Last Edited18 May 2016
Birth*Violet Martin was born on 23 December 1923 at Oklahoma.1,2 
Married Name As of 10 August 1940,her married name was Curtis.1 
Marriage*She married Carthel Junior Curtis, son of Cortis Earl Curtis and Ethel Winnie Jackson, on 10 August 1940 at Boone, Arkansas; by John C. Carter.1 
Death*Violet Martin died on 31 January 2011 at Harrison, Boone, Arkansas, at age 87; buried at York Cemetery.2 
ObitViolet's obituary was published in the FindaGrave on circa 1 February 2011:

Violet Curtis-Magness, 87, of Harrison died Monday, Jan. 31 (2011) at Hillcrest Nursing Home. She was born Dec. 23, 1923, the daughter of Goldie (Ledbetter) and L. A. Martin at Muse, Okla. Violet worked at Oberman Levi in earlier years and as a nurse at the hospital. In later years, she was a volunteer at the Hospital Auxiliary Shop until her health began to fail. She was a member of Bergman Baptist Fellowship Church. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husbands, Carthel Curtis and Earl Magness; her brothers, Arnett Martin and Don Orion; and a stepsister, Sue Terrill.
She is survived by her sons, Roy Curtis and wife, Shirley and Randy Curtis and wife, Karen; a brother, Denver Martin, all of Harrison; grandchildren, Jeff Curtis and wife, Nancy of Missoula, Mont., Jerry Curtis and Denise of Bergman, Jana Daniels and husband, Scott of Bergman, Judi James and husband, David of Conway, Steve Curtis and wife Amanda of Harrison, Blake Curtis of Fayetteville and Laken Curtis of Harrison; 10 great-grandchildren, Cody Curtis, Lauren Curtis, Rebekah Curtis, Kayla Curtis, Cassidy Curtis, Abbie Curtis, Scout Curtis, Reagan James, Gavin James and Garrett James; and three great-great-grandchildren, Jackson Curtis, Jordan Curtis and Tessa James; and a host of family and friends.

Pallbearers will include grandsons, Jerry Curtis, Steve Curtis, Blake Curtis, Cody Curtis, Scott Daniels, David James and a nephew, Larry Terrill of Elkland, Mo.Visitation will be Tuesday, February 1, from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m.Wednesday, Feb. 2, at Roller-Christeson Funeral Home with burial in the York Cemetery with Danny McMullen and Don Mulford officiating.2
 

Family

Carthel Junior Curtis b. 19 Jun 1919, d. 11 Mar 1962

Citations

  1. [S844] Hunting For Bears, Arkansas Marriages.
  2. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, York, Boone, Arkansas.

Carmie Geneviene Wright1

F, b. 23 September 1916, d. 14 June 2005
Last Edited18 May 2016
Birth*Carmie Geneviene Wright was born on 23 September 1916 at Osage, Carroll, Arkansas.1,2,3 
Married Name As of 15 May 1936,her married name was Curtis.1 
Marriage*She married Doy Everett Curtis, son of Cortis Earl Curtis and Ethel Winnie Jackson, on 15 May 1936 at Carroll, Arkansas; Boy from Metalton, Carmie from Osage; by George Doak, J.P.1 
Death*Carmie Geneviene Wright died on 14 June 2005 at Lincoln, Washington, Arkansas, at age 88; second marriage to Martin; buried at Summers Cemetery in Washington County.2,4 
ObitCarmie Geneviene's obituary was published in the NW Arkansas Times on 17 June 2005:

Carmie Genevieve Martin, 88, of Lincoln died Tuesday, June 14, 2005, at Washington Regional Medical Center in Fayetteville. She was born Sept. 23, 1916, in Dry Fork to Frank and Tennie Webb Wright. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Lincoln.
She was preceded in death by her husbands, Doy Curtis and Dee Martin.
Survivors include three sons, Doy Lee Curtis of Lincoln, LeRoy Curtis of Camas, Wash., and Frank Curtis of Lincoln; one daughter, Roberta Kolodziej of Ponder, Texas; one stepdaughter, Jewell Dean Edwards of Springdale; seven grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Luginbuel Chapel in Prairie Grove with Jack Thompson officiating. Burial will follow in the Summers Cemetery.5 

Family

Doy Everett Curtis b. 2 Jan 1913, d. 27 Feb 1966

Citations

  1. [S844] Hunting For Bears, Arkansas Marriages.
  2. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Summers, Washington County, Arkansas.
  3. [S45] Social Security Administration U.S., Social Security Applications & Claims.
  4. [S44] Social Security Death Index.
  5. [S1861] Selected United States Newspapers, York, Boone, Arkansas.

Blanche Harp1

F, b. 27 April 1923, d. 15 January 1999
Last Edited14 Mar 2010
Birth*Blanche Harp was born on 27 April 1923 at Arkansas.1,2 
Married Name As of 15 March 1941,her married name was Curtis.1 
Marriage*She married Aubrey Roy Curtis, son of Cortis Earl Curtis and Ethel Winnie Jackson, on 15 March 1941 at Carroll, Arkansas; Aubrey of Eureka Springs, Blanche of Marble, Madison County; by C.L. Meskinien, J.P.1 
Death*Blanche Harp died on 15 January 1999 at Green Forest, Carroll, Arkansas, at age 75; buried at Dean Cemetery.2,3 

Family

Aubrey Roy Curtis b. 22 Apr 1917, d. 27 Aug 1981

Citations

  1. [S844] Hunting For Bears, Arkansas Marriages.
  2. [S44] Social Security Death Index.
  3. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Dean, Carroll County, Arkansas.

Daphna Belle Howard1,2

F, b. 5 May 1921, d. 27 November 2008
Last Edited26 Jun 2016
Birth*Daphna Belle Howard was born on 5 May 1921 at Kingston, Madison, Arkansas.1,2 
Married Name As of 12 September 1936,her married name was Curtis.1 
Marriage*She married Ray Truman Curtis, son of Cortis Earl Curtis and Ethel Winnie Jackson, on 12 September 1936 at Carroll, Arkansas; Ray of Metalton, Daphna of Rudd; by J.G. Whiteley.1 
Census*Daphna Belle Howard and Ray Truman Curtis appeared on the census of 17 April 1940 at Osage, Carroll, Arkansas, ED 8-18, sheet 2A, occupation farmer, renting, 2 sons.3 
Death*Daphna Belle Howard died on 27 November 2008 at Watts, Adair, Oklahoma, at age 87; at a Apringdale, Arkansas nursing home; buried at Bell Cemetery in Watts.2 
ObitDaphna Belle's obituary was published in the Siloam Springs Herald-Leader on 3 December 2008:

Daphna Belle Curtis, 87, of Watts, Okla., died Nov. 27, 2008, at Circle of Life Hospice in Springdale, Ark. She was born May 5, 1921, in Kingston, Ark., to Allen and Eleandor Davidson Howard. She was a homemaker and a member of Eastgate Church of Christ in Siloam Springs, Ark.
She is preceded in death by her husband Ray Curtis; two sons, Truman Curtis and David Curtis; and two greatgrandsons. She is survived by four sons, Donald Curtis of Tulsa, Okla., J.R. Curtis of Springdale, J.P. Curtis of Westville, Okla., and Robert Curtis of Watts; a daughter, Wanda Olinger of Fritch, Texas; 16 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held Dec. 1, 2008, at Wasson Memorial Chapel in Siloam Springs, with Harry Fitzgerald officiating. Burial was at Bell Cemetery in Watts.2
 

Family

Ray Truman Curtis b. 17 Jan 1915, d. 2 Apr 1992
Children

Citations

  1. [S844] Hunting For Bears, Arkansas Marriages.
  2. [S1861] Selected United States Newspapers.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1940.

Claude C. Keeling1,2

M, b. 16 June 1891, d. 21 March 1975
Last Edited20 May 2016
Birth*Claude C. Keeling was born on 16 June 1891 at Arkansas.1,2 
Marriage*He married Ethel Viola Curtis, daughter of James Washington Curtis and Emily Lucretia Victoria Elizabeth Foresee, on 5 August 1913 at Lead Hill, Boone, Arkansas; by S.N. Alexander, County Judge.1 
Census*Claude C. Keeling and Ethel Viola Curtis appeared on the census of 23 January 1920 at Sugar Loaf Twp., Boone, Arkansas, ED 50, sheet 8B, occupation farmer, owned farm, 2 children at home.3 
CensusClaude C. Keeling and Ethel Viola Curtis appeared on the census of 11 April 1930 at Sugar Loaf Twp., Boone, Arkansas, ED 27, sheet 3B, occupation poultry farmer, real estate valued at $5,000, 2 children at home.4 
CensusClaude C. Keeling and Ethel Viola Curtis appeared on the census of 11 April 1940 at Huntington Beach, Orange, California, ED 30-43, sheet 61A, occupation carpenter-contractor, real estate valued at $1,500, 1 son at home.5 
Death*Claude C. Keeling died on 21 March 1975 at Orange, California, at age 83.2 

Family

Ethel Viola Curtis b. 21 Dec 1892, d. 29 Jun 1993
Children

Citations

  1. [S844] Hunting For Bears, Arkansas Marriages.
  2. [S230] California Vital Statistics, death record index.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1940.

Edith Agnes Keeling1,2

F, b. 18 July 1914, d. 18 August 2008
FatherClaude C. Keeling1 b. 16 Jun 1891, d. 21 Mar 1975
MotherEthel Viola Curtis1 b. 21 Dec 1892, d. 29 Jun 1993
Last Edited20 May 2016
Birth*Edith Agnes Keeling was born on 18 July 1914 at Lead Hill, Boone, Arkansas.1,2 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 23 January 1920 Sugar Loaf Twp., Boone, Arkansas, in the household of Claude C. Keeling and Ethel Viola Curtis; ED 50, sheet 8B, occupation farmer, owned farm, 2 children at home.1 
(Witness) CensusEdith Agnes Keeling appeared on the census of 11 April 1930 Sugar Loaf Twp., Boone, Arkansas, in the household of Claude C. Keeling and Ethel Viola Curtis; ED 27, sheet 3B, occupation poultry farmer, real estate valued at $5,000, 2 children at home.3 
Death*Edith Agnes Keeling died on 18 August 2008 at Santa Ana, Orange, California, at age 94; married Edward Tinesley Underwood.2 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  2. [S1213] Ancestry.com, "Ancestry.com", Ancestral File, Foresee by JerrySekscinski.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

Roger Fulton Keeling1,2

M, b. 19 March 1917, d. 22 May 2008
FatherClaude C. Keeling1 b. 16 Jun 1891, d. 21 Mar 1975
MotherEthel Viola Curtis1 b. 21 Dec 1892, d. 29 Jun 1993
Last Edited20 May 2016
Birth*Roger Fulton Keeling was born on 19 March 1917 at Boone, Arkansas.1,3 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 23 January 1920 Sugar Loaf Twp., Boone, Arkansas, in the household of Claude C. Keeling and Ethel Viola Curtis; ED 50, sheet 8B, occupation farmer, owned farm, 2 children at home.1 
(Witness) CensusRoger Fulton Keeling appeared on the census of 11 April 1930 Sugar Loaf Twp., Boone, Arkansas, in the household of Claude C. Keeling and Ethel Viola Curtis; ED 27, sheet 3B, occupation poultry farmer, real estate valued at $5,000, 2 children at home.4 
(Witness) CensusRoger Fulton Keeling appeared on the census of 11 April 1940 Huntington Beach, Orange, California, in the household of Claude C. Keeling and Ethel Viola Curtis; ED 30-43, sheet 61A, occupation carpenter-contractor, real estate valued at $1,500, 1 son at home.5 
Death*Roger Fulton Keeling died on 22 May 2008 at Santa Ana, Orange, California, at age 91.3 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  2. [S1213] Ancestry.com, "Ancestry.com", Ancestral File, Foresee by JerrySekscinski.
  3. [S44] Social Security Death Index.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1940.

Nancy Savannah Coke1,2

F, b. 18 September 1902, d. 5 June 1944
Last Edited20 May 2016
Birth*Nancy Savannah Coke was born on 18 September 1902 at Arkansas.1,2 
Married Name As of 18 December 1922,her married name was Curtis.1 
Marriage*She married James Roy Curtis, son of James Washington Curtis and Emily Lucretia Victoria Elizabeth Foresee, on 18 December 1922 at Lead Hill, Boone, Arkansas; by W.S. Alblright, J.P.1 
Census*Nancy Savannah Coke and James Roy Curtis appeared on the census of 15 April 1930 at Sugar Loaf Twp., Marion, Arkansas, ED 23, sheet 3A, occupation stock farmer, renting, 2 sons.3 
Death*Nancy Savannah Coke died on 5 June 1944 at Marion, Arkansas, at age 41.2 

Family

James Roy Curtis b. 27 Dec 1894, d. 17 Jan 1971
Children

Citations

  1. [S844] Hunting For Bears, Arkansas Marriages.
  2. [S1213] Ancestry.com, "Ancestry.com", Ancestral File, Foresee by JerrySekscinski.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1940.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

Robert Walton (R.W.) Raley1,2,3

M, b. 1 January 1885, d. 1957
Last Edited15 Mar 2010
Birth*Robert Walton (R.W.) Raley was born on 1 January 1885 at Arkansas.1,2 
Marriage*He married Clara Belle Buckley, daughter of Columbus A.G. Buckley and Mary Jane Curtis, on 26 August 1906 at Sycamore, Boone, Arkansas; by J. Baker, M.G.1 
Census*Robert Walton (R.W.) Raley and Clara Belle Buckley appeared on the census of 22 April 1910 at Sugar Loaf Twp., Boone, Arkansas, ED 89, hseet 6A, occupation farmer, owned farm, married 4 years, 1 son.4 
DraftWW1* On 12 September 1918 Robert Walton (R.W.) Raley registered for the draft at Lead Hill, Boone, Arkansas; at the time, he was employed by himself as a farmer, wife Clara Belle, described as medium height, medium build, blue eyes, black hair.2 
CensusHe and Clara Belle Buckley appeared on the census of 13 January 1920 at Sugar Loaf Twp., Boone, Arkansas, ED 50, sheet 4B, occupation farmer, owned farm, 7 children and Columbus Buckley.5 
CensusRobert Walton (R.W.) Raley and Clara Belle Buckley appeared on the census of 4 April 1930 at Casa Grande, Pinal, Arizona, ED 3, sheet 2A, occupation farm laborer, renting, 10 children and Columbus Buckley.6 
Death*Robert Walton (R.W.) Raley died in 1957 at Boone, Arkansas; buried at York Cemetery.7 

Family

Clara Belle Buckley b. 22 Jul 1890, d. 15 Mar 1975
Children

Citations

  1. [S844] Hunting For Bears, Arkansas Marriages.
  2. [S758] Ancestry.com, World War I Draft Registration Cards.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1910-1930.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  7. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, York, Boone County, Arkansas.

Victor Raley1

M, b. 20 April 1908, d. April 1979
FatherRobert Walton (R.W.) Raley1 b. 1 Jan 1885, d. 1957
MotherClara Belle Buckley1 b. 22 Jul 1890, d. 15 Mar 1975
Last Edited15 Mar 2010
Birth*Victor Raley was born on 20 April 1908 at Boone, Arkansas.1,2 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 22 April 1910 Sugar Loaf Twp., Boone, Arkansas, in the household of Robert Walton (R.W.) Raley and Clara Belle Buckley; ED 89, hseet 6A, occupation farmer, owned farm, married 4 years, 1 son.1 
(Witness) CensusVictor Raley appeared on the census of 13 January 1920 Sugar Loaf Twp., Boone, Arkansas, in the household of Robert Walton (R.W.) Raley and Clara Belle Buckley; ED 50, sheet 4B, occupation farmer, owned farm, 7 children and Columbus Buckley.3 
(Witness) CensusVictor Raley appeared on the census of 4 April 1930 Casa Grande, Pinal, Arizona, in the household of Robert Walton (R.W.) Raley and Clara Belle Buckley; ED 3, sheet 2A, occupation farm laborer, renting, 10 children and Columbus Buckley.4 
Death*Victor Raley died in April 1979 at Pierce City, Lawrence, Missouri.2 

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.

Irene Raley1

F, b. 1910
FatherRobert Walton (R.W.) Raley1 b. 1 Jan 1885, d. 1957
MotherClara Belle Buckley1 b. 22 Jul 1890, d. 15 Mar 1975
Last Edited15 Mar 2010
Birth*Irene Raley was born in 1910 at Boone, Arkansas.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 13 January 1920 Sugar Loaf Twp., Boone, Arkansas, in the household of Robert Walton (R.W.) Raley and Clara Belle Buckley; ED 50, sheet 4B, occupation farmer, owned farm, 7 children and Columbus Buckley.1 
Married Name As of 25 November 1928,her married name was Bond.2 
Marriage*Irene Raley married W. M. Bond on 25 November 1928 at Carroll, Arkansas; by her father, R.W. Raley.2 

Family

W. M. Bond b. 1900

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  2. [S844] Hunting For Bears, Arkansas Marriages.

Eural Raley1

F, b. 1912
FatherRobert Walton (R.W.) Raley2 b. 1 Jan 1885, d. 1957
MotherClara Belle Buckley2 b. 22 Jul 1890, d. 15 Mar 1975
Last Edited15 Mar 2010
Birth*Eural Raley was born in 1912 at Boone, Arkansas.2 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 13 January 1920 Sugar Loaf Twp., Boone, Arkansas, in the household of Robert Walton (R.W.) Raley and Clara Belle Buckley; ED 50, sheet 4B, occupation farmer, owned farm, 7 children and Columbus Buckley.2 
(Witness) CensusEural Raley appeared on the census of 4 April 1930 Casa Grande, Pinal, Arizona, in the household of Robert Walton (R.W.) Raley and Clara Belle Buckley; ED 3, sheet 2A, occupation farm laborer, renting, 10 children and Columbus Buckley.3 

Citations

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

Wayne Raley1

M, b. 1914
FatherRobert Walton (R.W.) Raley1 b. 1 Jan 1885, d. 1957
MotherClara Belle Buckley1 b. 22 Jul 1890, d. 15 Mar 1975
Last Edited15 Mar 2010
Birth*Wayne Raley was born in 1914 at Boone, Arkansas.1 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 13 January 1920 Sugar Loaf Twp., Boone, Arkansas, in the household of Robert Walton (R.W.) Raley and Clara Belle Buckley; ED 50, sheet 4B, occupation farmer, owned farm, 7 children and Columbus Buckley.1 
(Witness) CensusWayne Raley appeared on the census of 4 April 1930 Casa Grande, Pinal, Arizona, in the household of Robert Walton (R.W.) Raley and Clara Belle Buckley; ED 3, sheet 2A, occupation farm laborer, renting, 10 children and Columbus Buckley.2 

Citations

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

Robert John Raley1,2

M, b. 8 April 1916, d. 20 November 1984
FatherRobert Walton (R.W.) Raley1 b. 1 Jan 1885, d. 1957
MotherClara Belle Buckley1 b. 22 Jul 1890, d. 15 Mar 1975
Last Edited15 Mar 2010
Birth*Robert John Raley was born on 8 April 1916 at Boone, Arkansas.1,2,3 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 13 January 1920 Sugar Loaf Twp., Boone, Arkansas, in the household of Robert Walton (R.W.) Raley and Clara Belle Buckley; ED 50, sheet 4B, occupation farmer, owned farm, 7 children and Columbus Buckley.1 
(Witness) CensusRobert John Raley appeared on the census of 4 April 1930 Casa Grande, Pinal, Arizona, in the household of Robert Walton (R.W.) Raley and Clara Belle Buckley; ED 3, sheet 2A, occupation farm laborer, renting, 10 children and Columbus Buckley.4 
Marriage*Robert John Raley married Gladys Trotter on 29 June 1940 at Boone, Arkansas; by W.T. Nicholson.5 
Death*Robert John Raley died on 20 November 1984 at Sacramento, Sacramento, California, at age 68.3,2 

Family

Gladys Trotter b. 1916

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  2. [S230] California Vital Statistics, death record index.
  3. [S44] Social Security Death Index.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  5. [S844] Hunting For Bears, Arkansas Marriages.

Mary Raley1

F, b. 1916
FatherRobert Walton (R.W.) Raley1 b. 1 Jan 1885, d. 1957
MotherClara Belle Buckley1 b. 22 Jul 1890, d. 15 Mar 1975
Last Edited15 Mar 2010
Birth*Mary Raley was born in 1916 at Boone, Arkansas.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 13 January 1920 Sugar Loaf Twp., Boone, Arkansas, in the household of Robert Walton (R.W.) Raley and Clara Belle Buckley; ED 50, sheet 4B, occupation farmer, owned farm, 7 children and Columbus Buckley.1 
(Witness) CensusMary Raley appeared on the census of 4 April 1930 Casa Grande, Pinal, Arizona, in the household of Robert Walton (R.W.) Raley and Clara Belle Buckley; ED 3, sheet 2A, occupation farm laborer, renting, 10 children and Columbus Buckley.2 

Citations

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

Ravenel Raley1

F, b. 1918
FatherRobert Walton (R.W.) Raley1 b. 1 Jan 1885, d. 1957
MotherClara Belle Buckley1 b. 22 Jul 1890, d. 15 Mar 1975
Last Edited15 Mar 2010
Birth*Ravenel Raley was born in 1918 at Boone, Arkansas.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 13 January 1920 Sugar Loaf Twp., Boone, Arkansas, in the household of Robert Walton (R.W.) Raley and Clara Belle Buckley; ED 50, sheet 4B, occupation farmer, owned farm, 7 children and Columbus Buckley.1 
(Witness) CensusRavenel Raley appeared on the census of 4 April 1930 Casa Grande, Pinal, Arizona, in the household of Robert Walton (R.W.) Raley and Clara Belle Buckley; ED 3, sheet 2A, occupation farm laborer, renting, 10 children and Columbus Buckley.2 

Citations

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