Bertha G. Maxey1

F, b. 1892
Last Edited20 Mar 2010
Birth*Bertha G. Maxey was born in 1892 at Arkansas.1,2 
Married Name As of 25 May 1913,her married name was Curtis.1 
Marriage*She married Carl B. Curtis, son of Robert Graham Curtis and Martha L. Harrell, on 25 May 1913 at Crawford, Arkansas; bride and groom of Fort Smith; by H.G. Pernot, J.P.1 
Census*Bertha G. Maxey and Carl B. Curtis appeared on the census of 5 January 1920 at Fort Smith, Sebastian, Arkansas, ED 100, sheet 3A, occupation machinist-frisco shop, renting, 2 sons, father, and in-laws.3 
CensusBertha G. Maxey and Carl B. Curtis appeared on the census of 5 April 1930 at Fort Smith, Sebastian, Arkansas, ED 41, sheet 7B, occupation agent-furniture, renting, 2 sons and father at home.4 

Family

Carl B. Curtis b. 10 Jul 1886
Children

Citations

  1. [S844] Hunting For Bears, Arkansas Marriages.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1920, 1930.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

B.S. Benjamin1

M, b. 1884
Last Edited19 Mar 2010
Birth*B.S. Benjamin was born in 1884.1 
Marriage*He married Nettie Harrell Curtis, daughter of Robert Graham Curtis and Martha L. Harrell, on 8 June 1910 at Crawford, Arkansas; bride of Fort Smith, groom of Houston, Texas; by Joseph Connell, M.G.1 

Family

Nettie Harrell Curtis b. Dec 1884

Citations

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

Vernon Curtis1

M, b. 29 November 1913, d. August 1964
FatherCarl B. Curtis2 b. 10 Jul 1886
MotherBertha G. Maxey2 b. 1892
Last Edited20 Mar 2010
Birth*Vernon Curtis was born on 29 November 1913 at Sebastian, Arkansas.2,3 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 5 January 1920 Fort Smith, Sebastian, Arkansas, in the household of Carl B. Curtis and Bertha G. Maxey; ED 100, sheet 3A, occupation machinist-frisco shop, renting, 2 sons, father, and in-laws.2 
(Witness) CensusVernon Curtis appeared on the census of 5 April 1930 Fort Smith, Sebastian, Arkansas, in the household of Carl B. Curtis and Bertha G. Maxey; ED 41, sheet 7B, occupation agent-furniture, renting, 2 sons and father at home.4 
Death*Vernon Curtis died in August 1964 at age 50; no place give in SSDI; SSN issued in Arkansas.3 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1920, 1930.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  3. [S44] Social Security Death Index.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

Raymond Curtis1

M, b. 1915
FatherCarl B. Curtis1 b. 10 Jul 1886
MotherBertha G. Maxey1 b. 1892
Last Edited19 Mar 2010
Birth*Raymond Curtis was born in 1915 at Sebastian, Arkansas.1 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 5 January 1920 Fort Smith, Sebastian, Arkansas, in the household of Carl B. Curtis and Bertha G. Maxey; ED 100, sheet 3A, occupation machinist-frisco shop, renting, 2 sons, father, and in-laws.1 
(Witness) CensusRaymond Curtis appeared on the census of 5 April 1930 Fort Smith, Sebastian, Arkansas, in the household of Carl B. Curtis and Bertha G. Maxey; ED 41, sheet 7B, occupation agent-furniture, renting, 2 sons and father at home.2 

Citations

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

Leroy Roderick Gollaher1

M, b. 7 March 1897, d. 29 February 1968
Last Edited23 Mar 2010
Birth*Leroy Roderick Gollaher was born on 7 March 1897 at Greenland, Washington, Arkansas; son of Alvin Emmett Gollaher and Agness P. Caldwell.1 
Marriage*He married Jewell Wyoma Curtis, daughter of Robert Graham Curtis and Euphemia (Effie) Alice Stockburger, on 24 November 1921 at Greenland, Washington, Arkansas.1 
Census*Leroy Roderick Gollaher and Jewell Wyoma Curtis appeared on the census of 7 April 1930 at Valley Twp., Pottawattamie, Iowa, ED 61, sheet 1A, occupation farm laborer, renting-$7 month, 3 children.2 
Death*Leroy Roderick Gollaher died on 29 February 1968 at Sacramento, Sacramento, California, at age 70; buried at Baptist Ford Cemetery in Washington County.1 

Family

Jewell Wyoma Curtis b. 14 Oct 1899, d. 9 Mar 1980
Children

Citations

  1. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Baptist Ford, Washington County, Arkansas.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  3. [S1802] " draws from book "Our Roots were in West Fork" "Slomon, "Karnes from TN to ARK", Ancestral File.

Leah Narcissa Curtis1,2

F, b. 15 February 1912, d. 16 January 1992
FatherRobert Graham Curtis1 b. 26 Oct 1869, d. 4 Aug 1925
MotherEuphemia (Effie) Alice Stockburger1 b. 30 Apr 1874, d. 11 May 1949
Last Edited24 Mar 2010
Birth*Leah Narcissa Curtis was born on 15 February 1912 at Washington, Arkansas.1,2 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 19 January 1920 West Fork Town, West Fork Twp., Washington, Arkansas, in the household of Euphemia (Effie) Alice Stockburger; ED 156, sheet 5A, widowed, 6 children at home.1 
Married Name As of 2 June 1929,her married name was Smith.2 
Marriage*Leah Narcissa Curtis married Edward C. Smith on 2 June 1929.2 
Census*Leah Narcissa Curtis and Edward C. Smith appeared on the census of 3 May 1930 at Center Twp., Washington, Arkansas, ED 4, sheet 11B, occupation tractor driver-general farm, no children, living with his parents.3 
Death*Leah Narcissa Curtis died on 16 January 1992 at Washington, Arkansas, at age 79; buried at Farmington Cemetery.4,5,2 

Family

Edward C. Smith b. 15 Jun 1911, d. Nov 1968

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  2. [S1802] " draws from book "Our Roots were in West Fork" "Slomon, "Karnes from TN to ARK", Ancestral File.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  4. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Farmington, Washington County, Arkansas.
  5. [S44] Social Security Death Index.

Lillian N. McDonald1,2

F, b. 4 June 1908, d. 26 February 1993
Last Edited20 May 2016
Birth*Lillian N. McDonald was born on 4 June 1908.1 
Married Name As of 21 March 1924,her married name was Curtis.1,2 
Marriage*She married Earl B. Curtis, son of James Washington Curtis and Ella Jane Holcomb, on 21 March 1924 at Prairie Grove, Washington, Arkansas.1,2 
Census*Lillian N. McDonald and Earl B. Curtis appeared on the census of 30 April 1930 at Prairie Grove Twp., Washington, Arkansas, ED 29, sheet 5B, occupation farmer, renting, 2 children and father at home.3 
CensusLillian N. McDonald and Earl B. Curtis appeared on the census of 9 April 1940 at Cane Hill Twp., Washington, Arkansas, ED 72-3, sheet 3A, occupation farmer, owned farm, 2 daughters, father and brother.4 
Death*Lillian N. McDonald died on 26 February 1993 at Arkansas at age 84; buried at Prairie Grove Cemetery in Washington County.1 

Family

Earl B. Curtis b. 14 Aug 1901, d. 14 Feb 1978
Children

Citations

  1. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Prairie Grove, Washington County, Arkansas.
  2. [S2086] State of Arkansas, Arkansas Marriages 1837-1957.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1940.

James H. Curtis1

M, b. 1926
FatherEarl B. Curtis1 b. 14 Aug 1901, d. 14 Feb 1978
MotherLillian N. McDonald1 b. 4 Jun 1908, d. 26 Feb 1993
Last Edited20 Mar 2010
Birth*James H. Curtis was born in 1926 at Washington, Arkansas.1 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 30 April 1930 Prairie Grove Twp., Washington, Arkansas, in the household of Earl B. Curtis and Lillian N. McDonald; ED 29, sheet 5B, occupation farmer, renting, 2 children and father at home.1 
(Witness) CensusJames H. Curtis appeared on the census of 9 April 1940 Cane Hill Twp., Washington, Arkansas, in the household of Earl B. Curtis and Lillian N. McDonald; ED 72-3, sheet 3A, occupation farmer, owned farm, 2 daughters, father and brother.2 

Citations

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

Hildra June Curtis1,2

F, b. 10 January 1926, d. 2 July 2008
FatherEarl B. Curtis1 b. 14 Aug 1901, d. 14 Feb 1978
MotherLillian N. McDonald1 b. 4 Jun 1908, d. 26 Feb 1993
Last Edited20 May 2016
Birth*Hildra June Curtis was born on 10 January 1926 at Washington, Arkansas.1,2 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 30 April 1930 Prairie Grove Twp., Washington, Arkansas, in the household of Earl B. Curtis and Lillian N. McDonald; ED 29, sheet 5B, occupation farmer, renting, 2 children and father at home.1 
(Witness) CensusHildra June Curtis appeared on the census of 9 April 1940 Cane Hill Twp., Washington, Arkansas, in the household of Earl B. Curtis and Lillian N. McDonald; ED 72-3, sheet 3A, occupation farmer, owned farm, 2 daughters, father and brother.3 
Married Name As of circa 1945,her married name was Phillips.4 
Marriage*Hildra June Curtis married Archie Phillips circa 1945.4 
Death*Hildra June Curtis died on 2 July 2008 at Prairie Grove, Washington, Arkansas, at age 82; buried at Prairie Grove Cemetery.2 
ObitHildra June's obituary was published in the Northwest Arkansas Times on 4 July 2008:
Hildra June Phillips, 82, of Prairie Grove died Wednesday, July 2, 2008, at City Hospital in Fayetteville. She was born Jan. 10, 1926, in Prairie Grove to Earl and Lillian McDonald Curtis. She was a retired nurse from Elizabeth Hospital in Prairie Grove. She was preceded in death by her husband, Archie Phillips. Survivors include three sons, Dennis Phillips of Prairie Grove, Joe Phillips of Avoca and Mike Phillips of Little Rock; a daughter, Karen Warren of Guy; a stepson, Bobby Joe Phillips of Summers; a sister, Wanda Arnold of Fayetteville; 12 grandchildren; and 23 great-grandchildren. Visitation will be from 1-2 p.m. Saturday at Luginbuel Funeral Home in Prairie Grove. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home with Jack Thompson officiating. Burial will be in the Prairie Grove Cemetery.2
 

Family

Archie Phillips b. 6 Sep 1915, d. 12 Feb 1989

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  2. [S1861] Selected United States Newspapers.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1940.
  4. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Prairie Grove, Washington, Arkansas.

Vrgie Helen Bishop1,2

F, b. 8 March 1907, d. 10 March 1998
Last Edited20 May 2016
Birth*Vrgie Helen Bishop was born on 8 March 1907 at Adair, Oklahoma.1 
Married Name As of 3 October 1925,her married name was Curtis.1,2 
Marriage*She married Elva Denton Curtis, son of James Washington Curtis and Ella Jane Holcomb, on 3 October 1925 at Washington, Arkansas.1,2 
Death*Vrgie Helen Bishop died on 10 March 1998 at Rogers, Benton, Arkansas, at age 91; buried at Prairie Grove Cemetery in Washington County.1 

Family

Elva Denton Curtis b. 4 Oct 1903, d. 10 Apr 1993

Citations

  1. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Prairie Grove, Washington County, Arkansas.
  2. [S2086] State of Arkansas, Arkansas Marriages 1837-1957.

Sadie Evaline Cavin1,2

F, b. 20 February 1897, d. 4 September 1987
Last Edited20 May 2016
Birth*Sadie Evaline Cavin was born on 20 February 1897 at Washington, Arkansas; daughter of William D. and Margaret M. Caven.3,2,4 
Married Name As of 31 July 1922,her married name was Curtis.1,2 
Marriage*She married Nealey Marion Curtis, son of James Washington Curtis and Ella Jane Holcomb, on 31 July 1922 at Washington, Arkansas.1,2 
CensusSadie Evaline Cavin and Nealey Marion Curtis appeared on the census of 12 April 1930 at Prairie Grove Town, Prairie Grove Twp., Washington, Arkansas, ED 28, sheet 7A, no occupation, Sadie took in laundry, renting, 2 children and Margaret M. Cavin.1 
Census*Sadie Evaline Cavin and Nealey Marion Curtis appeared on the census of 2 April 1940 at Prairie Grove, Washington, Arkansas, ED 72-31, sheet 1A, occupation laborer-road construction, renting.5 
Death*Sadie Evaline Cavin died on 4 September 1987 at Madison, Davidson, Tennessee, at age 90.6 
ObitSadie Evaline's obituary was published in the Tennessean on 7 September 1987:
Curtis, Sadie E. – Friday, September 4, 1987 at Nashville Memorial Hospital. Survived by son, Bill Curtis, daughter, Josie Benton, both of Madison; six grandchildren; five great grandchildren. Madison Funeral Home, interment Spring Hill Cemetery.7 

Family

Nealey Marion Curtis b. 20 Aug 1887, d. 13 Apr 1942
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  2. [S2086] State of Arkansas, Arkansas Marriages 1837-1957.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1900, 1930.
  4. [S44] Social Security Death Index.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1940.
  6. [S1861] Selected United States Newspapers.
  7. [S1860] Newspapers.com, Newspapers.com.

William FaY Curtis1,2

M, b. 13 July 1923, d. 1 April 2014
FatherNealey Marion Curtis1 b. 20 Aug 1887, d. 13 Apr 1942
MotherSadie Evaline Cavin1 b. 20 Feb 1897, d. 4 Sep 1987
Last Edited20 May 2016
Birth*William FaY Curtis was born on 13 July 1923 at Prairie Grove, Washington, Arkansas.1,2 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 12 April 1930 Prairie Grove Town, Prairie Grove Twp., Washington, Arkansas, in the household of Nealey Marion Curtis and Sadie Evaline Cavin; ED 28, sheet 7A, no occupation, Sadie took in laundry, renting, 2 children and Margaret M. Cavin.1 
(Witness) CensusWilliam FaY Curtis appeared on the census of 2 April 1940 Prairie Grove, Washington, Arkansas, in the household of Nealey Marion Curtis and Sadie Evaline Cavin; ED 72-31, sheet 1A, occupation laborer-road construction, renting.3 
Death*William FaY Curtis died on 1 April 2014 at Madison, Davidson, Tennessee, at age 90. 
ObitWilliam FaY's obituary was published in the The Tennessean on 4 April 2014:

On April 1, 2014, his prayers were answered. For quite some time he has been longing to be reunited with his wives Frances Willette and Jean Bowling; sister, Betty Josephine; brother, Lloyd; mother, Sadie Evalina; son, Thomas Ray and the many others that left him during his 90 years. Born July 13, 1923 to Neeley Marion and Sadie Evalina Curtis of Prarie Grove, Arkansas. Enlisted on May 7, 1943 with the 404th Platoon US Marine Corps. Where his duties consisted of Amphibian Tractor Driver. Served in the Asiatic Pacific area; Marshall Islands; Soloman Islands and the Marianas Islands. Participated in action against the enemy on Kwajalein Atoll in Guam and it was there that he was wounded and earned the Purple Heart medal at the rank of Sergeant (TW).

In 2006 he celebrated 50 years as a Mason with the Masonic Lodge #762. Employed at Hippodrome Motors before being hired with the Metro Davidson County Sheriff's Department. Retiring in 1991 with 18 ½ years. One of his favorite hobbies was bowling. Traveling in leagues across the states bringing home trophy after trophy. Baptized in 2007 at Sycamore Creek. He lived "down in the bend" (Neely's Bend in Madison) for over 50 years. Gaining friendships that lasted until his last breath. He then moved to Maybelle Carter and the to Grace Manor Assisted Living. He is survived by a son, Terry Michael (Linda) Curtis; a daughter, Deborah Fay (Ray) Wilson; grandchildren and great grandchildren.2
 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  2. [S1859] Legacy.com, Legacy.com.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1940.

James Lloyd Curtis1

M, b. 1 October 1926, d. 31 December 1978
FatherNealey Marion Curtis2 b. 20 Aug 1887, d. 13 Apr 1942
MotherSadie Evaline Cavin2 b. 20 Feb 1897, d. 4 Sep 1987
Last Edited20 May 2016
Birth*James Lloyd Curtis was born on 1 October 1926 at Prairie Grove, Washington, Arkansas.2,3 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 12 April 1930 Prairie Grove Town, Prairie Grove Twp., Washington, Arkansas, in the household of Nealey Marion Curtis and Sadie Evaline Cavin; ED 28, sheet 7A, no occupation, Sadie took in laundry, renting, 2 children and Margaret M. Cavin.2 
(Witness) CensusJames Lloyd Curtis appeared on the census of 2 April 1940 Prairie Grove, Washington, Arkansas, in the household of Nealey Marion Curtis and Sadie Evaline Cavin; ED 72-31, sheet 1A, occupation laborer-road construction, renting.4 
Death*James Lloyd Curtis died on 31 December 1978 at Fresno, Fresno, California, at age 52.5 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1930, 1940.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  3. [S1213] Ancestry.com, "Ancestry.com", Ancestral File, Ancestors of Rhonda Etter.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1940.
  5. [S230] California Vital Statistics, death record index.

Jack Dempsey Curtis1

M, b. 8 November 1936, d. 7 May 1977
FatherVernie Elmer Curtis1 b. 17 Feb 1902, d. 25 May 1995
MotherArtie Clayborn1 b. 1 Nov 1907, d. 18 Jun 1998
Last Edited20 Mar 2010
Birth*Jack Dempsey Curtis was born on 8 November 1936 at Newton, Arkansas.1 
Death*He died on 7 May 1977 at Ukiah, Mendocino, California, at age 40.1,2 

Citations

  1. [S230] California Vital Statistics, death record index.
  2. [S44] Social Security Death Index.

Leota Leslie Curtis1

F, b. 22 June 1908, d. 12 April 1974
FatherJames Hadden Curtis1 b. 21 Aug 1882, d. 1963
MotherMarietta (Etta) Jones1 b. 1884, d. 26 Oct 1945
Last Edited20 Mar 2010
Birth*Leota Leslie Curtis was born on 22 June 1908 at Independence, Arkansas.1 
Married Name As of 10 October 1925,her married name was Drake.2 
Marriage*She married William Guy Drake on 10 October 1925 at Locust Grove, Independence, Arkansas; by W.H. Blevins, J.P.2 
Census*Leota Leslie Curtis and William Guy Drake appeared on the census of 17 April 1930 at Greenbrier Twp., Independence, Arkansas, ED 16, sheet 11B, occupation farmer, renting, 2 chldren at home.3 
Death*Leota Leslie Curtis died on 12 April 1974 at Locust Grove, Independence, Arkansas, at age 65.1,4 

Family

William Guy Drake b. 14 Apr 1904, d. 19 Aug 1997
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  2. [S844] Hunting For Bears, Arkansas Marriages.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  4. [S44] Social Security Death Index.
  5. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Locust Grove, Independence County, Arkansas.

William Guy Drake1

M, b. 14 April 1904, d. 19 August 1997
Last Edited26 Mar 2010
Birth*William Guy Drake was born on 14 April 1904 at Arkansas.1,2,3 
Marriage*He married Leota Leslie Curtis, daughter of James Hadden Curtis and Marietta (Etta) Jones, on 10 October 1925 at Locust Grove, Independence, Arkansas; by W.H. Blevins, J.P.1 
Census*William Guy Drake and Leota Leslie Curtis appeared on the census of 17 April 1930 at Greenbrier Twp., Independence, Arkansas, ED 16, sheet 11B, occupation farmer, renting, 2 chldren at home.4 
Death*William Guy Drake died on 19 August 1997 at Loctus Grove, Independence, Arkansas, at age 93; buried at Locust Grove Cemetery.2,3 

Family

Leota Leslie Curtis b. 22 Jun 1908, d. 12 Apr 1974
Children

Citations

  1. [S844] Hunting For Bears, Arkansas Marriages.
  2. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Locust Grove, Independence County, Arkansas.
  3. [S44] Social Security Death Index.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

Warren Drake1

M, b. 1926
FatherWilliam Guy Drake1 b. 14 Apr 1904, d. 19 Aug 1997
MotherLeota Leslie Curtis1 b. 22 Jun 1908, d. 12 Apr 1974
Last Edited20 Mar 2010
Birth*Warren Drake was born in 1926 at Independence, Arkansas.1 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 17 April 1930 Greenbrier Twp., Independence, Arkansas, in the household of Leota Leslie Curtis and William Guy Drake; ED 16, sheet 11B, occupation farmer, renting, 2 chldren at home.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

Mary Loucetta Drake1,2

F, b. 1927, d. 29 November 1938
FatherWilliam Guy Drake1 b. 14 Apr 1904, d. 19 Aug 1997
MotherLeota Leslie Curtis1 b. 22 Jun 1908, d. 12 Apr 1974
Last Edited20 Mar 2010
Birth*Mary Loucetta Drake was born in 1927 at Independence, Arkansas.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 17 April 1930 Greenbrier Twp., Independence, Arkansas, in the household of Leota Leslie Curtis and William Guy Drake; ED 16, sheet 11B, occupation farmer, renting, 2 chldren at home.1 
Death*Mary Loucetta Drake died on 29 November 1938 at Independence, Arkansas; buried at Locust Grove Cemetery.2,3 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  2. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Locust Grove, Independence County, Arkansas.
  3. [S892] Arkansas Dept. of Health, Arkansas Death Index.

Patsy Jo Drake1

F, b. 1937, d. 1963
FatherWilliam Guy Drake1 b. 14 Apr 1904, d. 19 Aug 1997
MotherLeota Leslie Curtis1 b. 22 Jun 1908, d. 12 Apr 1974
Last Edited20 Mar 2010
Birth*Patsy Jo Drake was born in 1937 at Independence, Arkansas.1 
Death*She died in 1963 at Arkansas; buried at Locust Grove Cemetery.1 

Citations

  1. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Locust Grove, Independence County, Arkansas.

James Baxter Elms1

M, b. 30 August 1894, d. 16 April 1969
Last Edited20 Mar 2010
Birth*James Baxter Elms was born on 30 August 1894 at Locust Grove, Independence, Arkansas.1 
Marriage*He married Sarah Elizabeth (Lizzie) Curtis, daughter of William J. (Jack) Curtis and Martha McGuire, circa 1914 at Arkansas; no record found in Independence County.1 
Census*James Baxter Elms and Sarah Elizabeth (Lizzie) Curtis 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.2 
CensusJames Baxter Elms and Sarah Elizabeth (Lizzie) Curtis 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.3 
Death*James Baxter Elms died on 16 April 1969 at Batesville, Independence, Arkansas, at age 74; buried at Locust Grove Cemetery.1 

Family

Sarah Elizabeth (Lizzie) Curtis b. 8 Nov 1891, d. 30 May 1961
Children

Citations

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

James Lester Elms1

M, b. 21 October 1917, d. 6 August 1986
FatherJames Baxter Elms1 b. 30 Aug 1894, d. 16 Apr 1969
MotherSarah Elizabeth (Lizzie) Curtis1 b. 8 Nov 1891, d. 30 May 1961
Last Edited20 Mar 2010
Birth*James Lester Elms was born on 21 October 1917 at Independence, Arkansas.1 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 5 January 1920 Greenbrier Twp., Independence, Arkansas, in the household of James Baxter Elms and Sarah Elizabeth (Lizzie) Curtis; ED 33, sheet 2A, occupation farmer, owned farm, 1 son at home.2 
(Witness) CensusJames Lester Elms appeared on the census of 7 April 1930 Greenbrier Twp., Independence, Arkansas, in the household of James Baxter Elms and Sarah Elizabeth (Lizzie) Curtis; ED 16, sheet 3B, occupation farmer, owned farm, 2 children and Martha Massey.3 
Death*James Lester Elms died on 6 August 1986 at Independence, Arkansas, at age 68; buried at Locust Garove Cemetery.1 

Citations

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

Adler Baxter Elms1

M, b. 12 February 1920, d. 18 May 1982
FatherJames Baxter Elms1 b. 30 Aug 1894, d. 16 Apr 1969
MotherSarah Elizabeth (Lizzie) Curtis1 b. 8 Nov 1891, d. 30 May 1961
Last Edited20 Mar 2010
Birth*Adler Baxter Elms was born on 12 February 1920 at Independence, Arkansas.1 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 7 April 1930 Greenbrier Twp., Independence, Arkansas, in the household of James Baxter Elms and Sarah Elizabeth (Lizzie) Curtis; ED 16, sheet 3B, occupation farmer, owned farm, 2 children and Martha Massey.2 
Death*Adler Baxter Elms died on 18 May 1982 at Batesville, Independence, Arkansas, at age 62; buried at Locust Grove Cemetery.1 

Citations

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

Hayden Curtis1

M, b. 1921
FatherRichard Searcy Curtis1 b. 26 Apr 1889, d. 22 Mar 1967
MotherEssie Launa Faller1 b. 4 Sep 1903, d. 13 Jun 1986
Last Edited20 Mar 2010
Birth*Hayden Curtis was born in 1921 at Independence, Arkansas.1 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 8 April 1930 Greenbrier Twp., Independence, Arkansas, in the household of Richard Searcy Curtis and Essie Launa Faller; ED 16, sheet 4B, occupation farmer, owned farm, 3 sons at home.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

Donald R. Curtis1

M, b. 1923
FatherRichard Searcy Curtis1 b. 26 Apr 1889, d. 22 Mar 1967
MotherEssie Launa Faller1 b. 4 Sep 1903, d. 13 Jun 1986
Last Edited20 Mar 2010
Birth*Donald R. Curtis was born in 1923 at Independence, Arkansas.1 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 8 April 1930 Greenbrier Twp., Independence, Arkansas, in the household of Richard Searcy Curtis and Essie Launa Faller; ED 16, sheet 4B, occupation farmer, owned farm, 3 sons at home.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

Davis Curtis1

M, b. 1924
FatherRichard Searcy Curtis1 b. 26 Apr 1889, d. 22 Mar 1967
MotherEssie Launa Faller1 b. 4 Sep 1903, d. 13 Jun 1986
Last Edited20 Mar 2010
Birth*Davis Curtis was born in 1924 at Independence, Arkansas.1 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 8 April 1930 Greenbrier Twp., Independence, Arkansas, in the household of Richard Searcy Curtis and Essie Launa Faller; ED 16, sheet 4B, occupation farmer, owned farm, 3 sons at home.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

James T. Foresee1

M, b. 6 December 1835, d. 10 May 1908
Last Edited22 Mar 2010
Birth*James T. Foresee was born on 6 December 1835 at McEwen, Humphreys, Tennessee.1 
Marriage*He married Elizabeth Crockett circa 1858 at Humphreys, Tennessee.1 
Census*James T. Foresee and Elizabeth Crockett appeared on the census of 1 August 1860 at District 8, Humphreys, Tennessee, page 151, living with Henry Crockett, 1 son.2 
Death*James T. Foresee died on 10 May 1908 at Lead Hill, Boone, Arkansas, at age 72.1 

Family

Elizabeth Crockett b. 7 Aug 1836, d. c 1865
Child

Citations

  1. [S1984] Janie Honeycutt, "Ancestor Chart for Maudie Pearl Curtis", Ancestral File.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1860.

Elizabeth Crockett1

F, b. 7 August 1836, d. circa 1865
Last Edited22 Mar 2010
Birth*Elizabeth Crockett was born on 7 August 1836 at Tennessee; possibly Humphreys.1 
Marriage*She married James T. Foresee circa 1858 at Humphreys, Tennessee.1 
Married Name As of circa 1858,her married name was Foresee.1 
Census*Elizabeth Crockett and James T. Foresee appeared on the census of 1 August 1860 at District 8, Humphreys, Tennessee, page 151, living with Henry Crockett, 1 son.2 
Death*Elizabeth Crockett died circa 1865.1 

Family

James T. Foresee b. 6 Dec 1835, d. 10 May 1908
Child

Citations

  1. [S1984] Janie Honeycutt, "Ancestor Chart for Maudie Pearl Curtis", Ancestral File.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1860.

Lena Tankersley1,2

F, b. 1898, d. 8 June 1963
Last Edited22 Mar 2010
Birth*Lena Tankersley was born in 1898 at Arkansas.1 
Married Name As of 29 June 1926,her married name was Curtis.1,2 
Marriage*She married White Ural Curtis, son of George Andrew Curtis and Ada Alta Brown, on 29 June 1926 at Arkansas; no marriage record found.1,2 
Census*Lena Tankersley and White Ural Curtis appeared on the census of 3 April 1930 at Fort Smith, Sebastian, Arkansas, ED 53, sheet 3B, manager, White Dairy; Helen was the book keeper, owned home valued at $1,000, 1 son.1 
Death*Lena Tankersley died on 8 June 1963 at Arkansas; no children.2 

Family

White Ural Curtis b. 23 Oct 1897, d. 9 Jun 1963
Child

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  2. [S1985] Emerette Goff Fine, Vinett Fine and his Descendants, page 75.

Ural Eroy Curtis1,2,3

M, b. 15 September 1927, d. 13 June 1998
FatherWhite Ural Curtis1 b. 23 Oct 1897, d. 9 Jun 1963
MotherLena Tankersley1 b. 1898, d. 8 Jun 1963
Last Edited22 Mar 2010
Birth*Ural Eroy Curtis was born on 15 September 1927 at Sebastian, Arkansas.1,2 
Marriage*He married Delores Cox in 1947 at Arkansas.3 
Death*Ural Eroy Curtis died on 13 June 1998 at Fort Smith, Sebastian, Arkansas, at age 70.2 

Family

Delores Cox b. c 1930

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  2. [S44] Social Security Death Index.
  3. [S1985] Emerette Goff Fine, Vinett Fine and his Descendants, page 75.

Charles William Dameron1

M, b. 6 May 1895, d. 3 October 1980
Last Edited22 Mar 2010
Birth*Charles William Dameron was born on 6 May 1895 at Sherwood, Irion, Texas; son of Robert Lee Dameron and Margaret Eubank.2,3,4 
Marriage*He married Lola Mae Curtis, daughter of George Andrew Curtis and Ada Alta Brown, on 31 July 1916 at Arkansas.1 
DraftWW1* On 5 June 1917 Charles William Dameron registered for the draft at West Fork, Washington, Arkansas; at the time, he was employed by himself as a farmer, married, described as tall, slender, light blue eyes, light brown hair.3 
Census*He and Lola Mae Curtis appeared on the census of 5 January 1920 at Fort Smith, Sebastian, Arkansas, ED 149, sheet 7A, occupation clerk-railroad company, renting, no children.5 
Death*Charles William Dameron died on 3 October 1980 at Fort Smith, Sebastian, Arkansas, at age 85; buried at West Fork Cemetery in Washington County.2,4 
ObitCharles William's obituary was published in the NW Arkansas Times on 6 October 1980:
Fort Smith - Charles William Dameron, 85, of Fort Smith died Friday in that city. Born May 6, 1894 in Sherwood, Tex., the son of Robert Lee and Margaret Eubank Dameron, he moved to West Fork in 1909. He attended West Fork schools and the College of Agriculture of Russellville Polytechnic College. He retired in 1962 from the Fort Smith Industrial Co. he owned and operated for several years. He was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Fort Smith.
He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Lola Dameron of the home; a brother, Robert of Greenland; two sisters, Mrs. Elizabeth Stearns of Little Rock and Mrs. Rebecca Williams of Fayetteville and several nieces and nephews. Funeral service was scheduled at 1 p.m. today at the Fort Smith First Presbyterian Church with burial in West Fork Cemetery under direction of Fentress Mortuary of Fort Smith.4 

Family

Lola Mae Curtis b. 27 Mar 1895, d. 25 Oct 1988

Citations

  1. [S1985] Emerette Goff Fine, Vinett Fine and his Descendants, page 75.
  2. [S44] Social Security Death Index.
  3. [S758] Ancestry.com, World War I Draft Registration Cards.
  4. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, West Fork, Washington County, Arkansas.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1920.