Thomas Curtis1

M, b. 1857
FatherJohn W. Curtis1 b. 15 Oct 1823, d. 6 Apr 1905
MotherSusan (Susannah) Muse1 b. 27 Jan 1828, d. 20 Aug 1874
Last Edited16 Mar 2010
Birth*Thomas Curtis was born in 1857 at Lincoln, Tennessee.1 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 17 July 1860 Carolina P.O., Tishomingo, Mississippi, in the household of John W. Curtis and Susan (Susannah) Muse; page 55, occupation farmer, renting, 8 children at home.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1860.

Margaret Curtis1

F, b. 1869
FatherJohn W. Curtis1 b. 15 Oct 1823, d. 6 Apr 1905
MotherSusan (Susannah) Muse1 b. 27 Jan 1828, d. 20 Aug 1874
Last Edited16 Mar 2010
Birth*Margaret Curtis was born in 1869 at Lauderdale, Alabama.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 13 August 1870 Township 2, Lauderdale, Alabama, in the household of John W. Curtis and Susan (Susannah) Muse; page 513b, occupation farmer, renting, person property valued at $400, 9 children at home.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1870.

Mary Elizabeth King1,2

F, b. 28 May 1852, d. 8 March 1917
Last Edited18 Mar 2010
Birth*Mary Elizabeth King was born on 28 May 1852 at Tennessee.1,3 
Married Name As of 1 January 1873,her married name was Curtis.1 
Marriage*She married Jesse W. Curtis, son of John W. Curtis and Susan (Susannah) Muse, on 1 January 1873 at Lauderdale, Alabama.1 
CensusMary Elizabeth King and Jesse W. Curtis appeared on the census of 14 June 1880 at Prairie Twp., Franklin, Arkansas, page 825B, occupation farmer, 4 children at home.4 
Census*Mary Elizabeth King and Jesse W. Curtis appeared on the census of 9 June 1900 at Prairie Twp., Franklin, Arkansas, ED 199, sheet 6A, occupation farmer, owned farm, married 27 years, 10 children, 5 living and Elizabeth King.2 
CensusMary Elizabeth King and Jesse W. Curtis appeared on the census of 19 May 1910 at Prairie Twp., Franklin, Arkansas, ED 49, sheet 24B, occupation farmer, owned farm, married 37 years, 10 children, 5 living.5 
Death*Mary Elizabeth King died on 8 March 1917 at Franklin, Arkansas, at age 64; buried at Nixon Cemetery.3 

Family

Jesse W. Curtis b. 16 Sep 1849, d. 9 Apr 1934
Children

Citations

  1. [S1979] Lauderdale County, Alabama Judge of Probate, Lauderdale County, Alabama Marriages, Book A, page 193.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  3. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Nixon, Franklin County, Arkansas.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1880.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1910.

Louisa (Eliza) Basham1,2

F, b. 1855
Last Edited17 Mar 2010
Birth*Louisa (Eliza) Basham was born in 1855 at Tennessee; marriage record says Eliza Bassam; in 1880 she was Louisa, living with her parents Sam and Elizabeth Basham.1,2 
Married Name As of 6 October 1874,her married name was Curtis.1 
Marriage*She married John D. Curtis, son of John W. Curtis and Susan (Susannah) Muse, on 6 October 1874.1 
Census*Louisa (Eliza) Basham appeared on the census of 11 June 1880 at Benton Twp., Fulton, Arkansas, page 46A, widowed, 3 sons, living with her parents, Sam and Elizabeth Basham.2 

Family

John D. Curtis b. 1855, d. Feb 1880
Children

Citations

  1. [S1979] Lauderdale County, Alabama Judge of Probate, Lauderdale County, Alabama Marriages, Book A, page 262.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1880.

Sarah F. King1,2

F, b. January 1855
Last Edited17 Mar 2010
Birth*Sarah F. King was born in January 1855 at Tennessee.1,2 
Married Name As of 13 January 1873,her married name was Curtis.1 
Marriage*She married James B. Curtis, son of John W. Curtis and Susan (Susannah) Muse, on 13 January 1873 at Lauderdale, Alabama.1 
Census*Sarah F. King and James B. Curtis appeared on the census of 5 June 1880 at Crittenden Cross Roads, Lauderdale, Alabama, page 178A, occupation farmer, 2 daughters.3 
CensusSarah F. King and James B. Curtis appeared on the census of 9 June 1900 at Prairie Twp., Yell, Arkansas, ED 158, sheet 6A, occupation farmer, renting, married 27 years, 10 children, 5 living.2 

Family

James B. Curtis b. 27 Apr 1847, d. 26 Jul 1922
Children

Citations

  1. [S1979] Lauderdale County, Alabama Judge of Probate, Lauderdale County, Alabama Marriages, Book A, page 197.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1880.

William M. Liles1

M, b. March 1872
Last Edited18 Mar 2010
Birth*William M. Liles was born in March 1872 at Alabama.1,2 
Marriage*He married Elliott V. Curtis, daughter of John W. Curtis and Sarah Othela Owings, on 23 February 1895 at Lauderdale, Alabama.1 
Census*William M. Liles appeared on the census of 25 June 1900 at Popular Springs Precinct, Lauderdale, Alabama, ED 52, sheet 9A, occupation canal laborer, renting, 1 daughter.2 

Family

Elliott V. Curtis b. 1877
Child

Citations

  1. [S1979] Lauderdale County, Alabama Judge of Probate, Lauderdale County, Alabama Marriages, Book 11, page 530.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1900.

Elizabeth (Lizzie) S. Curtis1

F, b. December 1873
FatherJames B. Curtis2 b. 27 Apr 1847, d. 26 Jul 1922
MotherSarah F. King2 b. Jan 1855
Last Edited17 Mar 2010
Birth*Elizabeth (Lizzie) S. Curtis was born in December 1873 at Lauderdale, Alabama.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 5 June 1880 Crittenden Cross Roads, Lauderdale, Alabama, in the household of James B. Curtis and Sarah F. King; page 178A, occupation farmer, 2 daughters.2 
(Witness) CensusElizabeth (Lizzie) S. Curtis appeared on the census of 9 June 1900 Prairie Twp., Yell, Arkansas, in the household of James B. Curtis and Sarah F. King; ED 158, sheet 6A, occupation farmer, renting, married 27 years, 10 children, 5 living.3 

Citations

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

Mary Ellen Curtis1

F, b. December 1875
FatherJames B. Curtis2 b. 27 Apr 1847, d. 26 Jul 1922
MotherSarah F. King2 b. Jan 1855
Last Edited17 Mar 2010
Birth*Mary Ellen Curtis was born in December 1875 at Lauderdale, Alabama.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 5 June 1880 Crittenden Cross Roads, Lauderdale, Alabama, in the household of James B. Curtis and Sarah F. King; page 178A, occupation farmer, 2 daughters.2 
Married Name As of 8 November 1891,her married name was Gibson.3 
Marriage*Mary Ellen Curtis married J.L. Gibson on 8 November 1891 at Danville, Yell, Arkansas.3 
Census*Mary Ellen Curtis appeared on the census of 9 June 1900 at Prairie Twp., Yell, Arkansas, ED 158, sheet 6A, married 8 years, 4 children, 3 living, husband nt present, living with her parents.4 

Family

J.L. Gibson b. 1862
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1880, 1900.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1880.
  3. [S844] Hunting For Bears, Arkansas Marriages.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1900.

William Franklin Curtis1,2

M, b. 5 March 1875, d. 18 January 1948
FatherJohn D. Curtis1 b. 1855, d. Feb 1880
MotherLouisa (Eliza) Basham1 b. 1855
Last Edited3 May 2016
Birth*William Franklin Curtis was born on 5 March 1875 at Fulton, Arkansas; 1876 on draft registration.1,2,3 
Marriage*He married Malinda Martha Bradford on 6 April 1892 at Fulton, Tennessee; by H.B. Maguffee, J.P.4,5 
Census*William Franklin Curtis and Malinda Martha Bradford appeared on the census of 6 June 1900 at Cleburne, Johnson, Texas, ED 57, sheet 11B, occupation section hand, renting, married 8 years, 2 children, 1 living.4 
CensusWilliam Franklin Curtis and Malinda Martha Bradford appeared on the census of 22 April 1910 at Simmons Village, Justice Precinct 3, Potter, Texas, ED 203, sheet 4A, occupation railroad trackman, renting, 3 children, none living. They apparently rented a large house, and with the help of a hired man/cook named Allen Landis, Martha managed a boarding house for 15 railroad trackmen, ages ranging from 22 to 60, half of them born in Ireland, Scotland, or Germany, who came to America in the late 1880s.6 
Marriage*William Franklin Curtis married Guiola Beatrice Frisbie on 4 July 1915 at Amarillo, Potter, Texas.7,8 
DraftWW1* On 12 September 1918 William Franklin Curtis registered for the draft at Amarillo, Potter, Texas; at the time, he was employed by FTW & DC Railroad as a roadmaster(?), described as tall, stout, blue eyes, brown hair.3 
Census*He and Guiola Beatrice Frisbie appeared on the census of 14 January 1920 at Amarillo, Potter, Texas, ED 199, sheet 16B, owned home, occupation railroad laborer, 2 children.7 
CensusWilliam Franklin Curtis and Guiola Beatrice Frisbie appeared on the census of 7 April 1930 at Amarillo, Potter, Texas, ED 16, sheet 6B, occupation yard foreman-steam railroad, owned home valued at $5,000, 4 children at home.9 
CensusWilliam Franklin Curtis and Guiola Beatrice Frisbie appeared on the census of 15 April 1940 at Amarillo, Potter, Texas, ED 188-14, sheet 20A, occupation yard foreman-railroad, real estate valued at $1,500, 1 daughter at home.10 
Death*William Franklin Curtis died on 18 January 1948 at Amarillo, Potter, Texas, at age 72; retired Rock Island track foreman, buried at memorial Park Cemetery.2 

Family 1

Malinda Martha Bradford b. Jul 1876, d. 13 Mar 1914
Child

Family 2

Guiola Beatrice Frisbie b. 26 Dec 1899, d. 19 Dec 1981
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1880.
  2. [S68] Texas Vital Statistics , death certificate.
  3. [S758] Ancestry.com, World War I Draft Registration Cards.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  5. [S844] Hunting For Bears, Arkansas Marriages.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  7. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  8. [S1980] John Grandfield, "New File #1", Ancestral File.
  9. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  10. [S1] Census of Population 1940.

John Henry Curtis1,2

M, b. 3 November 1877, d. 13 December 1961
FatherJohn D. Curtis1 b. 1855, d. Feb 1880
MotherLouisa (Eliza) Basham1 b. 1855
Last Edited17 Mar 2010
Birth*John Henry Curtis was born on 3 November 1877 at Fulton, Arkansas.1,2 
Marriage*He married Ollie E. McDonald on 19 September 1897 at Viola, Fulton, Arkansas; by J.G. Rice, J.P.3,4 
Census*John Henry Curtis and Ollie E. McDonald appeared on the census of 6 June 1900 at Cleburne, Johnson, Texas, ED 56, sheet 8B, occupation day laborer-railroad, renting, married 3 years, 1 son.3 
CensusJohn Henry Curtis and Ollie E. McDonald appeared on the census of 3 May 1910 at Justice Precinct 7, Runnels, Texas, ED 223, sheet 11B, occupation farmer, renting, married 12 years, 5 children, 5 living.5 
DraftWW1* On 12 September 1918 John Henry Curtis registered for the draft at Giles, Donley, Texas; at the time, he was employed by FLW & DC Railroad as a section foreman, wife Ollie, described as medium height, medium build, black hair.6 
Death*He died on 13 December 1961 at Amarillo, Potter, Texas, at age 84; section foreman, F.W. & Denver Railroad; informant Horace F. Curtis, buried at Memorial Park Cemetery.2 

Family

Ollie E. McDonald b. 18 Feb 1878, d. 9 Sep 1958
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1880.
  2. [S68] Texas Vital Statistics , death certificate.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  4. [S844] Hunting For Bears, Arkansas Marriages.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  6. [S758] Ancestry.com, World War I Draft Registration Cards.

Benjamin Curtis1

M, b. 1880
FatherJohn D. Curtis1 b. 1855, d. Feb 1880
MotherLouisa (Eliza) Basham1 b. 1855
Last Edited17 Mar 2010
Birth*Benjamin Curtis was born in 1880 at Fulton, Arkansas.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1880.

Malinda Martha Bradford1,2,3

F, b. July 1876, d. 13 March 1914
Last Edited17 Mar 2010
Birth*Malinda Martha Bradford was born in July 1876 at Arkansas.1 
Married Name As of 6 April 1892,her married name was Curtis.1,2 
Marriage*She married William Franklin Curtis, son of John D. Curtis and Louisa (Eliza) Basham, on 6 April 1892 at Fulton, Tennessee; by H.B. Maguffee, J.P.1,2 
Census*Malinda Martha Bradford and William Franklin Curtis appeared on the census of 6 June 1900 at Cleburne, Johnson, Texas, ED 57, sheet 11B, occupation section hand, renting, married 8 years, 2 children, 1 living.1 
CensusMalinda Martha Bradford and William Franklin Curtis appeared on the census of 22 April 1910 at Simmons Village, Justice Precinct 3, Potter, Texas, ED 203, sheet 4A, occupation railroad trackman, renting, 3 children, none living. They apparently rented a large house, and with the help of a hired man/cook named Allen Landis, Martha managed a boarding house for 15 railroad trackmen, ages ranging from 22 to 60, half of them born in Ireland, Scotland, or Germany, who came to America in the late 1880s.4 
Death*Malinda Martha Bradford died on 13 March 1914 at Amarillo, Potter, Texas, at age 37; from tuberculosis, married, no informant, buried in Garza County, Texas.3 

Family

William Franklin Curtis b. 5 Mar 1875, d. 18 Jan 1948
Child

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  2. [S844] Hunting For Bears, Arkansas Marriages.
  3. [S68] Texas Vital Statistics , death certificate.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1910.

Forest Curtis1

M, b. July 1893, d. between 1901 and 1909
FatherWilliam Franklin Curtis1 b. 5 Mar 1875, d. 18 Jan 1948
MotherMalinda Martha Bradford1 b. Jul 1876, d. 13 Mar 1914
Last Edited17 Mar 2010
Birth*Forest Curtis was born in July 1893 at Indian Territory.1 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 6 June 1900 Cleburne, Johnson, Texas, in the household of William Franklin Curtis and Malinda Martha Bradford; ED 57, sheet 11B, occupation section hand, renting, married 8 years, 2 children, 1 living.1 
DeathAp*Forest Curtis appears to have died or disappeared between 1901 and 1909 at Texas Martha had no living children as of 1910.2 

Citations

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

Ollie E. McDonald1,2,3

F, b. 18 February 1878, d. 9 September 1958
Last Edited17 Mar 2010
Birth*Ollie E. McDonald was born on 18 February 1878 at Tennessee.1,3 
Married Name As of 18 September 1897,her married name was Curtis.1,2 
Marriage*She married John Henry Curtis, son of John D. Curtis and Louisa (Eliza) Basham, on 19 September 1897 at Viola, Fulton, Arkansas; by J.G. Rice, J.P.1,2 
Census*Ollie E. McDonald and John Henry Curtis appeared on the census of 6 June 1900 at Cleburne, Johnson, Texas, ED 56, sheet 8B, occupation day laborer-railroad, renting, married 3 years, 1 son.1 
CensusOllie E. McDonald and John Henry Curtis appeared on the census of 3 May 1910 at Justice Precinct 7, Runnels, Texas, ED 223, sheet 11B, occupation farmer, renting, married 12 years, 5 children, 5 living.4 
Death*Ollie E. McDonald died on 9 September 1958 at Hale Center, Hale, Texas, at age 80; in an Amarillo nursing home, parents unknown, buried at memorial Park Cemetery.3 

Family

John Henry Curtis b. 3 Nov 1877, d. 13 Dec 1961
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  2. [S844] Hunting For Bears, Arkansas Marriages.
  3. [S68] Texas Vital Statistics , death certificate.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1910.

Horace F. Curtis1

M, b. 1 August 1898, d. 28 August 1962
FatherJohn Henry Curtis1 b. 3 Nov 1877, d. 13 Dec 1961
MotherOllie E. McDonald1 b. 18 Feb 1878, d. 9 Sep 1958
Last Edited26 Dec 2011
Birth*Horace F. Curtis was born on 1 August 1898 at Viola, Fulton, Arkansas.1,2,3 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 6 June 1900 Cleburne, Johnson, Texas, in the household of John Henry Curtis and Ollie E. McDonald; ED 56, sheet 8B, occupation day laborer-railroad, renting, married 3 years, 1 son.1 
(Witness) CensusHorace F. Curtis appeared on the census of 3 May 1910 Justice Precinct 7, Runnels, Texas, in the household of John Henry Curtis and Ollie E. McDonald; ED 223, sheet 11B, occupation farmer, renting, married 12 years, 5 children, 5 living.4 
DraftWW1* On 12 September 1918 Horace F. Curtis registered for the draft at Giles, Donley, Texas; at the time, he was employed by (...) Railroad as a section hand, living with his parents, described as medium height, medium build, brown eyes, brown hair.2 
Marriage*He married Bessie R. (?) circa 1919 at Texas.5 
Census*Horace F. Curtis and Bessie R. (?) appeared on the census of 7 April 1930 at Canadian, Hemphill, Texas, ED 1, sheet 7B, occupation section foreman-railway, owned home valued at $1,000, 3 sons.5 
Death*Horace F. Curtis died on 28 August 1962 at Amarillo, Potter, Texas, at age 64; occupation section foreman, Santa Fe Railway Co., buried at Memorial Park Cemetery.3 

Family

Bessie R. (?) b. 23 Dec 1899, d. 30 Oct 1983
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. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

Guiola Beatrice Frisbie1,2,3

F, b. 26 December 1899, d. 19 December 1981
Last Edited3 May 2016
Birth*Guiola Beatrice Frisbie was born on 26 December 1899 at Menifee, Kentucky.1,2 
Married Name As of 4 July 1915,her married name was Curtis.1,2 
Marriage*She married William Franklin Curtis, son of John D. Curtis and Louisa (Eliza) Basham, on 4 July 1915 at Amarillo, Potter, Texas.1,2 
Census*Guiola Beatrice Frisbie and William Franklin Curtis appeared on the census of 14 January 1920 at Amarillo, Potter, Texas, ED 199, sheet 16B, owned home, occupation railroad laborer, 2 children.1 
CensusGuiola Beatrice Frisbie and William Franklin Curtis appeared on the census of 7 April 1930 at Amarillo, Potter, Texas, ED 16, sheet 6B, occupation yard foreman-steam railroad, owned home valued at $5,000, 4 children at home.4 
CensusGuiola Beatrice Frisbie and William Franklin Curtis appeared on the census of 15 April 1940 at Amarillo, Potter, Texas, ED 188-14, sheet 20A, occupation yard foreman-railroad, real estate valued at $1,500, 1 daughter at home.5 
Married Name As of 14 May 1960,her married name was Welling.2 
Marriage*Guiola Beatrice Frisbie married Frederick William Welling on 14 May 1960 at Amarillo, Potter, Texas.2 
Death*Guiola Beatrice Frisbie died on 19 December 1981 at Kermit, Winkler, Texas, at age 81; SSDI has last residence in Rankin, Upton County.3 

Family 1

William Franklin Curtis b. 5 Mar 1875, d. 18 Jan 1948
Children

Family 2

Frederick William Welling b. c 1900

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  2. [S1980] John Grandfield, "New File #1", Ancestral File.
  3. [S68] Texas Vital Statistics , death record index.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1940.

Frederick William Welling1

M, b. circa 1900
Last Edited17 Mar 2010
Birth*Frederick William Welling was born circa 1900; no birth/death record found in Texas or SSDI.1 
Marriage*He married Guiola Beatrice Frisbie on 14 May 1960 at Amarillo, Potter, Texas.1 

Family

Guiola Beatrice Frisbie b. 26 Dec 1899, d. 19 Dec 1981

Citations

  1. [S1980] John Grandfield, "New File #1", Ancestral File.

William Richard Curtis1

M, b. 1 December 1916, d. 18 March 1990
FatherWilliam Franklin Curtis1 b. 5 Mar 1875, d. 18 Jan 1948
MotherGuiola Beatrice Frisbie1 b. 26 Dec 1899, d. 19 Dec 1981
Last Edited17 Mar 2010
Birth*William Richard Curtis was born on 1 December 1916 at Amarillo, Potter, Texas.1,2 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 14 January 1920 Amarillo, Potter, Texas, in the household of William Franklin Curtis and Guiola Beatrice Frisbie; ED 199, sheet 16B, owned home, occupation railroad laborer, 2 children.1 
(Witness) CensusWilliam Richard Curtis appeared on the census of 7 April 1930 Amarillo, Potter, Texas, in the household of William Franklin Curtis and Guiola Beatrice Frisbie; ED 16, sheet 6B, occupation yard foreman-steam railroad, owned home valued at $5,000, 4 children at home.3 
Death*William Richard Curtis died on 18 March 1990 at Randall, Texas, at age 73.4,2 

Citations

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

Earl Oliver Curtis1

M, b. 1919
FatherWilliam Franklin Curtis2 b. 5 Mar 1875, d. 18 Jan 1948
MotherGuiola Beatrice Frisbie2 b. 26 Dec 1899, d. 19 Dec 1981
Last Edited17 Mar 2010
Birth*Earl Oliver Curtis was born in 1919 at Amarillo, Potter, Texas.2 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 14 January 1920 Amarillo, Potter, Texas, in the household of William Franklin Curtis and Guiola Beatrice Frisbie; ED 199, sheet 16B, owned home, occupation railroad laborer, 2 children.2 
(Witness) CensusEarl Oliver Curtis appeared on the census of 7 April 1930 Amarillo, Potter, Texas, in the household of William Franklin Curtis and Guiola Beatrice Frisbie; ED 16, sheet 6B, occupation yard foreman-steam railroad, owned home valued at $5,000, 4 children at home.3 

Citations

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

Lelia Pearl Curtis1

F, b. 1922
FatherWilliam Franklin Curtis1 b. 5 Mar 1875, d. 18 Jan 1948
MotherGuiola Beatrice Frisbie1 b. 26 Dec 1899, d. 19 Dec 1981
Last Edited14 Dec 2011
Birth*Lelia Pearl Curtis was born in 1922 at Amarillo, Potter, Texas.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 7 April 1930 Amarillo, Potter, Texas, in the household of William Franklin Curtis and Guiola Beatrice Frisbie; ED 16, sheet 6B, occupation yard foreman-steam railroad, owned home valued at $5,000, 4 children at home.1 
(Witness) CensusLelia Pearl Curtis appeared on the census of 15 April 1940 Amarillo, Potter, Texas, in the household of William Franklin Curtis and Guiola Beatrice Frisbie; ED 188-14, sheet 20A, occupation yard foreman-railroad, real estate valued at $1,500, 1 daughter at home.2 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1940.

Vera Sue Curtis1

F, b. 30 January 1925
FatherWilliam Franklin Curtis1 b. 5 Mar 1875, d. 18 Jan 1948
MotherGuiola Beatrice Frisbie1 b. 26 Dec 1899, d. 19 Dec 1981
Last Edited14 Dec 2011
Birth*Vera Sue Curtis was born on 30 January 1925 at Amarillo, Potter, Texas.1,2 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 7 April 1930 Amarillo, Potter, Texas, in the household of William Franklin Curtis and Guiola Beatrice Frisbie; ED 16, sheet 6B, occupation yard foreman-steam railroad, owned home valued at $5,000, 4 children at home.1 

Citations

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

Rupert Curtis1

M, b. 1900
FatherJohn Henry Curtis1 b. 3 Nov 1877, d. 13 Dec 1961
MotherOllie E. McDonald1 b. 18 Feb 1878, d. 9 Sep 1958
Last Edited17 Mar 2010
Birth*Rupert Curtis was born in 1900 at Oklahoma.1 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 3 May 1910 Justice Precinct 7, Runnels, Texas, in the household of John Henry Curtis and Ollie E. McDonald; ED 223, sheet 11B, occupation farmer, renting, married 12 years, 5 children, 5 living.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1910.

Cecil Curtis1

M, b. 1903
FatherJohn Henry Curtis1 b. 3 Nov 1877, d. 13 Dec 1961
MotherOllie E. McDonald1 b. 18 Feb 1878, d. 9 Sep 1958
Last Edited17 Mar 2010
Birth*Cecil Curtis was born in 1903 at Oklahoma.1 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 3 May 1910 Justice Precinct 7, Runnels, Texas, in the household of John Henry Curtis and Ollie E. McDonald; ED 223, sheet 11B, occupation farmer, renting, married 12 years, 5 children, 5 living.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1910.

Bonnie Curtis1

F, b. 1905
FatherJohn Henry Curtis1 b. 3 Nov 1877, d. 13 Dec 1961
MotherOllie E. McDonald1 b. 18 Feb 1878, d. 9 Sep 1958
Last Edited17 Mar 2010
Birth*Bonnie Curtis was born in 1905 at Oklahoma.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 3 May 1910 Justice Precinct 7, Runnels, Texas, in the household of John Henry Curtis and Ollie E. McDonald; ED 223, sheet 11B, occupation farmer, renting, married 12 years, 5 children, 5 living.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1910.

Annie Curtis1

F, b. 1909
FatherJohn Henry Curtis1 b. 3 Nov 1877, d. 13 Dec 1961
MotherOllie E. McDonald1 b. 18 Feb 1878, d. 9 Sep 1958
Last Edited17 Mar 2010
Birth*Annie Curtis was born in 1909 at Texas.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 3 May 1910 Justice Precinct 7, Runnels, Texas, in the household of John Henry Curtis and Ollie E. McDonald; ED 223, sheet 11B, occupation farmer, renting, married 12 years, 5 children, 5 living.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1910.

Bessie R. (?)1

F, b. 23 December 1899, d. 30 October 1983
Last Edited26 Dec 2011
Birth*Bessie R. (?) was born on 23 December 1899 at Texas.1,2 
Married Name As of circa 1919,her married name was Curtis.1 
Marriage*She married Horace F. Curtis, son of John Henry Curtis and Ollie E. McDonald, circa 1919 at Texas.1 
Census*Bessie R. (?) and Horace F. Curtis appeared on the census of 7 April 1930 at Canadian, Hemphill, Texas, ED 1, sheet 7B, occupation section foreman-railway, owned home valued at $1,000, 3 sons.1 
Death*Bessie R. (?) died on 30 October 1983 at Denver City, Yoakum, Texas, at age 83; buried at Memorial Park Cemetery in Amarillo.3,2,4 

Family

Horace F. Curtis b. 1 Aug 1898, d. 28 Aug 1962
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  2. [S44] Social Security Death Index.
  3. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Memorial, Potter, Texas.
  4. [S68] Texas Vital Statistics , death record index.

Harold Curtis1

M, b. 12 September 1919, d. 10 September 1969
FatherHorace F. Curtis1 b. 1 Aug 1898, d. 28 Aug 1962
MotherBessie R. (?)1 b. 23 Dec 1899, d. 30 Oct 1983
Last Edited26 Dec 2011
Birth*Harold Curtis was born on 12 September 1919 at New Mexico.1,2 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 7 April 1930 Canadian, Hemphill, Texas, in the household of Horace F. Curtis and Bessie R. (?); ED 1, sheet 7B, occupation section foreman-railway, owned home valued at $1,000, 3 sons.1 
Death*Harold Curtis died on 10 September 1969 at age 49; not found in Texas death index; buried at Memorial Park Cemetery in Amarillo.2 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  2. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Memorial, Potter, Texas.

Henry Jackson Curtis1,2

M, b. 1920, d. 11 April 1937
FatherHorace F. Curtis1 b. 1 Aug 1898, d. 28 Aug 1962
MotherBessie R. (?)1 b. 23 Dec 1899, d. 30 Oct 1983
Last Edited26 Dec 2011
Birth*Henry Jackson Curtis was born in 1920 at Texas.1 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 7 April 1930 Canadian, Hemphill, Texas, in the household of Horace F. Curtis and Bessie R. (?); ED 1, sheet 7B, occupation section foreman-railway, owned home valued at $1,000, 3 sons.1 
Death*Henry Jackson Curtis died on 11 April 1937 at Hale, Texas; buried at Memorial Park Cemetery in Amarillo.3,2 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  2. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Memorial, Potter, Texas.
  3. [S68] Texas Vital Statistics , death record index.

Robert Winston Curtis1,2

M, b. 1922
FatherHorace F. Curtis1 b. 1 Aug 1898, d. 28 Aug 1962
MotherBessie R. (?)1 b. 23 Dec 1899, d. 30 Oct 1983
Last Edited26 Dec 2011
Birth*Robert Winston Curtis was born in 1922 at Texas.1 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 7 April 1930 Canadian, Hemphill, Texas, in the household of Horace F. Curtis and Bessie R. (?); ED 1, sheet 7B, occupation section foreman-railway, owned home valued at $1,000, 3 sons.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  2. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Memorial, Potter, Texas.

James W. Curtis1

M, b. March 1882
FatherJames B. Curtis1 b. 27 Apr 1847, d. 26 Jul 1922
MotherSarah F. King1 b. Jan 1855
Last Edited17 Mar 2010
Birth*James W. Curtis was born in March 1882 at Lauderdale, Alabama.1 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 9 June 1900 Prairie Twp., Yell, Arkansas, in the household of James B. Curtis and Sarah F. King; ED 158, sheet 6A, occupation farmer, renting, married 27 years, 10 children, 5 living.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1900.