William Elsie (Buster) Curtis1,2

M, b. 11 March 1909, d. 11 March 2002
FatherSamuel Syrus Lee (S.L.) Curtis3 b. 16 Aug 1862, d. 8 Aug 1945
MotherElla Mae McCracken3 b. 30 Sep 1868, d. 20 Oct 1946
Last Edited4 Dec 2011
Birth*William Elsie (Buster) Curtis was born on 11 March 1909 at McBurg, Lincoln, Tennessee.3,2 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 21 April 1910 District 16, Lincoln, Tennessee, in the household of Samuel Syrus Lee (S.L.) Curtis and Ella Mae McCracken; ED 82, sheet 5A, occupation farmer, owned farm, married 17 years, 8 children, 8 living.3 
(Witness) CensusWilliam Elsie (Buster) Curtis appeared on the census of 23 January 1920 District 16, Lincoln, Tennessee, in the household of Samuel Syrus Lee (S.L.) Curtis and Ella Mae McCracken; ED 83, sheet 1A, occupation farmer, owned farm, 7 children at home.4 
(Witness) CensusWilliam Elsie (Buster) Curtis appeared on the census of 25 April 1930 District16, Lincoln, Tennessee, in the household of Samuel Syrus Lee (S.L.) Curtis and Ella Mae McCracken; ED 20, sheet 7B, occupation farmer, owned farm, 2 daughters at home.5 
Marriage*William Elsie (Buster) Curtis married Valerie Louise Cross between 1931 and 1934; no Tennessee marriage record.2 
Death*William Elsie (Buster) Curtis died on 11 March 2002 at Fayetteville, Lincoln, Tennessee, at age 93; buried at Roper Cemetery.2 
ObitWilliam Elsie (Buster)'s obituary was published in the Unknown Newspaper, probably on circa 12 March 2002:
William E. "Buster" Curtis, 93, of Taft, TN, died Monday, March 11, 2002, in Fayetteville, TN. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, March 13, at 2:00 p.m. at Taylor-Ardmore Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Jeff Bennett officiating. Burial will be in the Roper Cemetery with Taylor-Ardmore Funeral Home in charge. Mr. Curtis was born in McBurg, TN, on March 11, 1909, to Samuel E. and Ella Mae McCracken Curtis. He was preceded in death by his wife, Valeria Cross Curtis, and four sons, Harold Curtis, William Walter Curtis, Joe Ed Curtis and John Neal Curtis. Survivors include one son James E. Curtis of Taft, TN, three daughters, Virginia Webb of Athens, AL, Annette Heard of Toney, AL, and Betty Mahathey of Huntsville, Al; two sisters, Charlie Mae Griggs and Pattie Curtis both of Nashville, TN; 16 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.2
 

Family

Valerie Louise Cross b. 7 Aug 1912, d. 4 Jul 1966
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1910, 1920.
  2. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Roper, Lincoln, Tennessee.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  6. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Roper, Lincoln, Tennessee; obituary of Wm. E. Curtis.
  7. [S44] Social Security Death Index.
  8. [S2058] Nana4Vandy, "Rutledge, Billy Joe", Ancestral File.

Nellie Curtis1

F, b. 1907, d. 1968
FatherSamuel Syrus Lee (S.L.) Curtis1 b. 16 Aug 1862, d. 8 Aug 1945
MotherElla Mae McCracken1 b. 30 Sep 1868, d. 20 Oct 1946
Last Edited3 Dec 2011
Birth*Nellie Curtis was born in 1907 at Lincoln, Tennessee.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 23 January 1920 District 16, Lincoln, Tennessee, in the household of Samuel Syrus Lee (S.L.) Curtis and Ella Mae McCracken; ED 83, sheet 1A, occupation farmer, owned farm, 7 children at home.2 
Married Name As of 28 October 1927,her married name was Hughey.3 
Marriage*Nellie Curtis married Buford Hughey on 28 October 1927 at Lincoln, Tennessee; by S.M. Heathley, M.G.3 
Death*Nellie Curtis died in 1968 at Lincoln, Tennessee; no cemetery record.4 

Family

Buford Hughey b. 2 Apr 1906, d. 31 Mar 1971

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  3. [S869] The Generations Network, Tennessee State Marriages 1780-2002.
  4. [S2058] Nana4Vandy, "Rutledge, Billy Joe", Ancestral File.

Lucie E. Watson1

F, b. April 1886, d. 1957
Last Edited20 May 2012
Birth*Lucie E. Watson was born in April 1886 at Giles, Tennessee; daughter of George and Francis Watson.1,2 
Married Name As of 16 February 1909,her married name was Curtis.1 
Marriage*She married John King Curtis, son of Robert Johnson Curtis and Sarah J. King, on 16 February 1909 at Lincoln, Tennessee.1 
Census*Lucie E. Watson and John King Curtis appeared on the census of 13 January 1920 at District 23, Giles, Tennessee, ED 48, sheet 4B, occupation farmer, owned farm, 5 children at home.3 
CensusLucie E. Watson and John King Curtis appeared on the census of 4 April 1930 at District 23, Giles, Tennessee, ED 32, sheet 2A, occupation farmer, owned farm, 8 children.4 
Death*Lucie E. Watson died in 1957 at Giles, Tennessee; buried near Bryson, according to Giles County cemetery book. 

Family

John King Curtis b. 4 Mar 1878, d. 31 Mar 1938
Children

Citations

  1. [S869] The Generations Network, Tennessee State Marriages 1780-2002.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

Maggie Thorpe1

F, b. 10 April 1880, d. 30 October 1933
Last Edited25 Jan 2015
Birth*Maggie Thorpe was born on 10 April 1880 at Tennessee; daughter of Charley Thorpe and Amanda McCracken.1,2 
Married Name As of 1 September 1907,her married name was Curtis.1 
Marriage*She married Thomas Jesse Curtis, son of Robert Johnson Curtis and Samantha Amy (Martha) Vaughn, on 1 September 1907 at Lincoln, Tennessee; by Rev. A.L. Hodge; Will Curtis bondsman.1 
Census*Maggie Thorpe and Thomas Jesse Curtis appeared on the census of 29 April 1910 at District 16, Lincoln, Tennessee, ED 82, sheet 2B, occupation farmer, renting, married 2 years, 1 son.3 
CensusMaggie Thorpe and Thomas Jesse Curtis appeared on the census of 15 April 1930 at District 13, Lincoln, Tennessee, ED 17, sheet 7A, occupation farmer, owned farm, 7 children at home.4 
Death*Maggie Thorpe died on 30 October 1933 at Lincoln, Tennessee, at age 53; buried at Hereford Cemetery.2 
CensusShe and Thomas Jesse Curtis appeared on the census of 18 April 1940 at Lincoln, Tennessee, ED 52-18, sheet 4B, occupation farm operator, rentng, widowed, 4 sons at home.5 

Family

Thomas Jesse Curtis b. 6 Apr 1880, d. 25 Sep 1960
Children

Citations

  1. [S869] The Generations Network, Tennessee State Marriages 1780-2002.
  2. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Hereford, Lincoln, Tennessee.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1940.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1920.

S. M. (Richard) (Dick) Thorpe1,2,3,4,5

M, b. 3 March 1863, d. 24 May 1929
Last Edited7 Dec 2011
Birth*S. M. (Richard) (Dick) Thorpe was born on 3 March 1863 at Tennessee; son of Charles Felix Tharp and Amanda (Mandy) McCracken.3,5 
Marriage*He married Margaret (Maggie) Curtis, daughter of Robert Johnson Curtis and Sarah J. King, on 22 September 1893 at Giles, Tennessee; witnessed by S.M. Thorpe and J.J. Curtis.1 
Census*S. M. (Richard) (Dick) Thorpe and Margaret (Maggie) Curtis appeared on the census of 13 June 1900 at Dellrose, Lincoln, Tennessee, ED 70, sheet 8B, occupation frmer, renting, married 8 years, 2 children, 2 living.6 
Name Variation As of 3 February 1920, S. M. (Richard) (Dick) Thorpe was also known as Dick Tharp.7 
Death*He died on 24 May 1929 at Dellrose, Lincoln, Tennessee, at age 66; occupation farmer, married, buried at Hereford Cemetery.3,5 

Family

Margaret (Maggie) Curtis b. 1875, d. 1961

Citations

  1. [S869] The Generations Network, Tennessee State Marriages 1780-2002.
  2. [S2058] Nana4Vandy, "Rutledge, Billy Joe", Ancestral File.
  3. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Hereford, Lincoln, Tennessee.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1920, 1930.
  5. [S1402] Tennessee State Archives, Tennessee Death Certificates 1914-1955, death certificate.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  7. [S1] Census of Population 1920.

Evelyn Partain (?)1

F, b. 24 January 1908, d. 26 October 1998
Last Edited28 Nov 2011
Birth*Evelyn Partain (?) was born on 24 January 1908 at Lincoln, Tennessee.1 
Married Name As of after 1945,her married name was Curtis.1 
Marriage*She married Virgil Erwin Curtis, son of George Alexander Curtis and Zannie Jones, after 1945 at Tennessee; first marriage to James William Campbell (1908-1945.)1 
Death*Evelyn Partain (?) died on 26 October 1998 at Fayetteville, Lincoln, Tennessee, at age 90; buried at Booneville Cemetery.1 

Family

Virgil Erwin Curtis b. 6 Jul 1903, d. 19 Sep 1996

Citations

  1. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Booneville, Lincoln, Tennessee.

Bryan P. Curtis1

M, b. 1915
FatherLuther Colbert Curtis1 b. 2 Jul 1892, d. 8 Mar 1979
MotherGrace (?)1 b. 5 Mar 1897, d. 17 Oct 1984
Last Edited30 Nov 2011
Birth*Bryan P. Curtis was born in 1915 at Oklahoma.1 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 9 April 1930 Dillard, Carter, Oklahoma, in the household of Luther Colbert Curtis and Grace (?); ED 24, sheet 9B, occupation warehouse clerk-Carter Oil Co., renting-$10 month, 4 children.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

James C. Curtis1

M, b. 1920
FatherLuther Colbert Curtis1 b. 2 Jul 1892, d. 8 Mar 1979
MotherGrace (?)1 b. 5 Mar 1897, d. 17 Oct 1984
Last Edited30 Nov 2011
Birth*James C. Curtis was born in 1920 at Oklahoma.1 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 9 April 1930 Dillard, Carter, Oklahoma, in the household of Luther Colbert Curtis and Grace (?); ED 24, sheet 9B, occupation warehouse clerk-Carter Oil Co., renting-$10 month, 4 children.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

Joseph B. Curtis1

M, b. 1923
FatherLuther Colbert Curtis1 b. 2 Jul 1892, d. 8 Mar 1979
MotherGrace (?)1 b. 5 Mar 1897, d. 17 Oct 1984
Last Edited14 Dec 2011
Birth*Joseph B. Curtis was born in 1923 at Oklahoma.1 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 9 April 1930 Dillard, Carter, Oklahoma, in the household of Luther Colbert Curtis and Grace (?); ED 24, sheet 9B, occupation warehouse clerk-Carter Oil Co., renting-$10 month, 4 children.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

Jackie Curtis1,2

M, b. 29 October 1929, d. 22 October 1995
FatherLuther Colbert Curtis1 b. 2 Jul 1892, d. 8 Mar 1979
MotherGrace (?)1 b. 5 Mar 1897, d. 17 Oct 1984
Last Edited30 Nov 2011
Birth*Jackie Curtis was born on 29 October 1929 at Oklahoma.1,3 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 9 April 1930 Dillard, Carter, Oklahoma, in the household of Luther Colbert Curtis and Grace (?); ED 24, sheet 9B, occupation warehouse clerk-Carter Oil Co., renting-$10 month, 4 children.1 
Death*Jackie Curtis died on 22 October 1995 at Pampa, Gray, Texas, at age 65; guessing this is the correct SSDI entry.3,2 

Citations

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

Elizabeth (Lizzie) J. Trantham1,2

F, b. June 1855, d. 1925
Last Edited2 Dec 2011
Birth*Elizabeth (Lizzie) J. Trantham was born in June 1855 at Tennessee.3,4 
Married Name As of 13 December 1874,her married name was Curtis.1,2 
Marriage*She married William A. Curtis, son of William Smith (W.S.) Curtis and Margaret J. Russell, on 13 December 1874 at Lincoln, Tennessee; by A.A. Williams, J.P.1,2 
CensusElizabeth (Lizzie) J. Trantham and William A. Curtis appeared on the census of 23 June 1880 at District 16, Lincoln, Tennessee, page 210A, occupation farmer, 2 children.5 
CensusElizabeth (Lizzie) J. Trantham and William A. Curtis appeared on the census of 8 June 1900 at Justice Precinct 2, Hunt, Texas, ED 125, sheet 6B, occupation farmer, renting, married 24 years, 7 children.3 
Census*Elizabeth (Lizzie) J. Trantham and William A. Curtis appeared on the census of 16 April 1910 at Justice Precinct 2, Hunt, Texas, ED 119, sheet 2A, occupation farmer, renting, married 34 years, 7 children, 6 living.1 
CensusElizabeth (Lizzie) J. Trantham and William A. Curtis appeared on the census of 23 January 1920 at Justice Precinct 2, Hunt, Texas, ED 130, sheet 6A, occupation farmer, renting, 2 lchildren at home.6 
Death*Elizabeth (Lizzie) J. Trantham died in 1925 at Hunt, Texas; buried at McWright Cemetery.4 

Family

William A. Curtis b. 28 May 1853, d. 30 Nov 1925
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  2. [S869] The Generations Network, Tennessee State Marriages 1780-2002.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  4. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, McWright, Hunt, Texas.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1880.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1920.

Earl Martin Curtis1,2,3

M, b. 25 December 1876, d. 20 August 1948
FatherWilliam A. Curtis1 b. 28 May 1853, d. 30 Nov 1925
MotherElizabeth (Lizzie) J. Trantham1 b. Jun 1855, d. 1925
Last Edited2 Dec 2011
Birth*Earl Martin Curtis was born on 25 December 1876 at Tennessee.4,2 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 8 June 1900 Justice Precinct 2, Hunt, Texas, in the household of William A. Curtis and Elizabeth (Lizzie) J. Trantham; ED 125, sheet 6B, occupation farmer, renting, married 24 years, 7 children.4 
(Witness) CensusEarl Martin Curtis appeared on the census of 16 April 1910 Justice Precinct 2, Hunt, Texas, in the household of William A. Curtis and Elizabeth (Lizzie) J. Trantham; ED 119, sheet 2A, occupation farmer, renting, married 34 years, 7 children, 6 living.1 
DraftWW1* On 12 September 1918 Earl Martin Curtis registered for the draft at Kingston, Hunt, Texas; at the time, he was employed by W.A. Curtis as a farmer, single, described as tall, stout.2 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 23 January 1920 Justice Precinct 2, Hunt, Texas, in the household of William A. Curtis and Elizabeth (Lizzie) J. Trantham; ED 130, sheet 6A, occupation farmer, renting, 2 lchildren at home.5 
Census*Earl Martin Curtis and Ida (Ina) Curtis appeared on the census of 23 April 1930 at Justice Precinct 2, Hunt, Texas, ED 16, sheet 7B, occupation farmer, owned farm, single, living with Ida.6 
Death*Earl Martin Curtis died on 20 August 1948 at Celeste, Hunt, Texas, at age 71; buried at McWright Cemetery.3 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  2. [S758] Ancestry.com, World War I Draft Registration Cards.
  3. [S68] Texas Vital Statistics , death certificate.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

Ida (Ina) Curtis1

F, b. May 1887
FatherWilliam A. Curtis2 b. 28 May 1853, d. 30 Nov 1925
MotherElizabeth (Lizzie) J. Trantham2 b. Jun 1855, d. 1925
Last Edited3 Dec 2011
Birth*Ida (Ina) Curtis was born in May 1887 at Tennessee.3 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 8 June 1900 Justice Precinct 2, Hunt, Texas, in the household of William A. Curtis and Elizabeth (Lizzie) J. Trantham; ED 125, sheet 6B, occupation farmer, renting, married 24 years, 7 children.3 
(Witness) CensusIda (Ina) Curtis appeared on the census of 16 April 1910 Justice Precinct 2, Hunt, Texas, in the household of William A. Curtis and Elizabeth (Lizzie) J. Trantham; ED 119, sheet 2A, occupation farmer, renting, married 34 years, 7 children, 6 living.2 
(Witness) CensusIda (Ina) Curtis appeared on the census of 23 January 1920 Justice Precinct 2, Hunt, Texas, in the household of William A. Curtis and Elizabeth (Lizzie) J. Trantham; ED 130, sheet 6A, occupation farmer, renting, 2 lchildren at home.4 
CensusIda (Ina) Curtis and Earl Martin Curtis appeared on the census of 23 April 1930 at Justice Precinct 2, Hunt, Texas, ED 16, sheet 7B, occupation farmer, owned farm, single, living with Ida.5 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1900, 1910.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

Eva (Evie) Curtis1

F, b. February 1890
FatherWilliam A. Curtis2 b. 28 May 1853, d. 30 Nov 1925
MotherElizabeth (Lizzie) J. Trantham2 b. Jun 1855, d. 1925
Last Edited30 Nov 2011
Birth*Eva (Evie) Curtis was born in February 1890 at Tennessee.3 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 8 June 1900 Justice Precinct 2, Hunt, Texas, in the household of William A. Curtis and Elizabeth (Lizzie) J. Trantham; ED 125, sheet 6B, occupation farmer, renting, married 24 years, 7 children.3 
(Witness) CensusEva (Evie) Curtis appeared on the census of 16 April 1910 Justice Precinct 2, Hunt, Texas, in the household of William A. Curtis and Elizabeth (Lizzie) J. Trantham; ED 119, sheet 2A, occupation farmer, renting, married 34 years, 7 children, 6 living.2 

Citations

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

William Elmer Curtis1,2

M, b. 15 March 1894
FatherWilliam A. Curtis1 b. 28 May 1853, d. 30 Nov 1925
MotherElizabeth (Lizzie) J. Trantham1 b. Jun 1855, d. 1925
Last Edited30 Nov 2011
Birth*William Elmer Curtis was born on 15 March 1894 at Texas; Tennessee in 1900 census.3,2 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 8 June 1900 Justice Precinct 2, Hunt, Texas, in the household of William A. Curtis and Elizabeth (Lizzie) J. Trantham; ED 125, sheet 6B, occupation farmer, renting, married 24 years, 7 children.4 
(Witness) CensusWilliam Elmer Curtis appeared on the census of 16 April 1910 Justice Precinct 2, Hunt, Texas, in the household of William A. Curtis and Elizabeth (Lizzie) J. Trantham; ED 119, sheet 2A, occupation farmer, renting, married 34 years, 7 children, 6 living.1 
DraftWW1* On 5 June 1917 William Elmer Curtis registered for the draft at Kngston, Deaf Smith, Texas; at the time, he was employed by McIntosh Brothers as a farm laborer, single.2 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  2. [S758] Ancestry.com, World War I Draft Registration Cards.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1900, 1910.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1900.

Ernest L. Curtis1

M, b. December 1880, d. 1917
FatherWilliam A. Curtis2 b. 28 May 1853, d. 30 Nov 1925
MotherElizabeth (Lizzie) J. Trantham2 b. Jun 1855, d. 1925
Last Edited2 Dec 2011
Birth*Ernest L. Curtis was born in December 1880 at Tennessee.2 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 8 June 1900 Justice Precinct 2, Hunt, Texas, in the household of William A. Curtis and Elizabeth (Lizzie) J. Trantham; ED 125, sheet 6B, occupation farmer, renting, married 24 years, 7 children.2 
Marriage*Ernest L. Curtis married Myrtle Lambert circa 1902 at Hunt, Texas.3 
Census*Ernest L. Curtis and Myrtle Lambert appeared on the census of 20 April 1910 at Clinton, Hunt, Texas, occupation farmer, renting, married 7 years, 2 children, 2 living; father-in-law W.H. Lambert lived with them.3 
Death*Ernest L. Curtis died in 1917 at Hunt, Texas; buried at merit Cemetery.4 

Family

Myrtle Lambert b. 16 Dec 1885, d. 9 Jan 1928
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1900, 1910.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  4. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Merit, Hunt, Texas.

Maggie Framces Curtis1,2

F, b. 7 June 1885, d. 4 October 1963
FatherWilliam A. Curtis1 b. 28 May 1853, d. 30 Nov 1925
MotherElizabeth (Lizzie) J. Trantham1 b. Jun 1855, d. 1925
Last Edited3 Dec 2011
Birth*Maggie Framces Curtis was born on 7 June 1885 at Tennessee.1,2 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 8 June 1900 Justice Precinct 2, Hunt, Texas, in the household of William A. Curtis and Elizabeth (Lizzie) J. Trantham; ED 125, sheet 6B, occupation farmer, renting, married 24 years, 7 children.1 
Married Name As of circa 1902,her married name was McCullough.3 
Marriage*Maggie Framces Curtis married Hugh McCullough circa 1902 at Texas.3 
CensusMaggie Framces Curtis and Hugh McCullough appeared on the census of 16 April 1910 at Justice Precinct 2, Hunt, Texas, ED 119, sheet 2B, occupation farmer, renting, married 8 years, 1 son.4 
Census*Maggie Framces Curtis and Hugh McCullough appeared on the census of 2 April 1930 at Greenville, Hunt, Texas, ED 5, sheet 2A, occupation proprietor-blacksmith shop, renting-$15 month, no children at home.3 
Death*Maggie Framces Curtis died on 4 October 1963 at Houston, Harris, Texas, at age 78; occupation laundry, widowed, informant F.M. McCullough (son), buried at Merit Cemetery in Hunt County.2,5 

Family

Hugh McCullough b. 22 Oct 1882, d. 13 Aug 1949
Child

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  2. [S68] Texas Vital Statistics , death certificate.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  5. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Merit, Hunt, Texas.

Bertha Voyles1,2

F, b. 6 June 1880, d. 14 November 1946
Last Edited30 Nov 2011
Birth*Bertha Voyles was born on 6 June 1880 at Hunt, Texas; daughter of William Voyles and Hambrick, fist marriage to D.R. Cain.1,2 
Marriage*She married Josiah (Joseph) David (J.D.) Curtis, son of William Smith (W.S.) Curtis and Margaret J. Russell, between 1914 and 1919 at Texas.3 
Married Name As of between 1915 and 1925,her married name was Curtis.1 
Census*Bertha Voyles and Josiah (Joseph) David (J.D.) Curtis appeared on the census of 26 January 1920 at Justice Precinct 1, Hunt, Texas, ED 120, sheet 10A, occupation farmer, owned farm, 2 sons and 2 stepchildren.3 
CensusBertha Voyles and Josiah (Joseph) David (J.D.) Curtis appeared on the census of 19 April 1930 at Justice Precinct 1, Hunt, Texas, ED 12, sheet 9A, occupation farmer, owned farm, no children.1 
Death*Bertha Voyles died on 14 November 1946 at Greenville, Hunt, Texas, at age 66; buried at Eastmont Cemetery.2 

Family

Josiah (Joseph) David (J.D.) Curtis b. 11 Aug 1858, d. 28 Oct 1944

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  2. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Eastmont, Hunt, Texas.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1920.

Samuel Harmon Curtis1,2

M, b. 14 December 1881
FatherRobert Johnson Curtis1 b. 1 Jun 1845, d. 18 May 1928
MotherSamantha Amy (Martha) Vaughn1 b. 20 Mar 1855, d. 15 Jun 1934
Last Edited1 Dec 2011
Birth*Samuel Harmon Curtis was born on 14 December 1881 at Giles, Tennessee.1,2 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 12 June 1900 District 20, Giles, Tennessee, in the household of Robert Johnson Curtis and Samantha Amy (Martha) Vaughn; ED 35, sheet 5A, occupation farmer, owned farm, married 21 years, 6 childlren, 5 living.1 
(Witness) CensusSamuel Harmon Curtis appeared on the census of 29 April 1910 District 20, Giles, Tennessee, in the household of Robert Johnson Curtis and Samantha Amy (Martha) Vaughn; ED 36, sheet 7B, occupation farmer, owned farm, married 31 years, 5 children, 4 living.3 
Marriage*Samuel Harmon Curtis married Bennie (Bettie) Bradley on 4 August 1911 at Giles, Tennessee.4 
DraftWW1* On 12 September 1918 Samuel Harmon Curtis registered for the draft at Frankewing, Giles, Tennessee; at the time, he was employed by himself as a farmer, nearest relative Bennie Curtis, described as medium height, medium build, brown eyes, black hair.2 
Census*He and Bennie (Bettie) Bradley appeared on the census of 19 January 1920 at District 20, Giles, Tennessee, ED 45, sheet 9B, occupation farmer, owned farm, 1 daughter.5 
CensusSamuel Harmon Curtis and Bennie (Bettie) Bradley appeared on the census of 9 April 1930 at Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, ED 122, sheet 12A, occupation carpenter, renting, 1 daughter.6 

Family

Bennie (Bettie) Bradley b. 1886
Child

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  2. [S758] Ancestry.com, World War I Draft Registration Cards.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  4. [S869] The Generations Network, Tennessee State Marriages 1780-2002.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

William Charlie Curtis1,2

M, b. 29 October 1883
FatherRobert Johnson Curtis1 b. 1 Jun 1845, d. 18 May 1928
MotherSamantha Amy (Martha) Vaughn1 b. 20 Mar 1855, d. 15 Jun 1934
Last Edited30 Nov 2011
Birth*William Charlie Curtis was born on 29 October 1883 at Giles, Tennessee.1,2 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 12 June 1900 District 20, Giles, Tennessee, in the household of Robert Johnson Curtis and Samantha Amy (Martha) Vaughn; ED 35, sheet 5A, occupation farmer, owned farm, married 21 years, 6 childlren, 5 living.1 
Marriage*William Charlie Curtis married Mildred O. Brownlow on 30 December 1906 at Giles, Tennessee.3 
Census*William Charlie Curtis and Mildred O. Brownlow appeared on the census of 21 April 1910 at District 16, Lincoln, Tennessee, ED 82, sheet 5A, occupation farmer, married 4 years, 3 children, 2 living (1 listed), living with C.M. and Martha Curtis.4 
DraftWW1* On 12 September 1918 William Charlie Curtis registered for the draft at Frankewing, Giles, Tennessee; at the time, he was employed by himself as a farmer, wife Mildred, described as medium height, medium build, blue eyes, brown hair.2 
CensusHe and Mildred O. Brownlow appeared on the census of 8 January 1920 at District 23, Giles, Tennessee, ED 48, sheet 3B, occupation farmer, owned fqarm, 6 children at home.5 
CensusWilliam Charlie Curtis and Mildred O. Brownlow appeared on the census of 22 April 1930 at District 15, Lincoln, Tennessee, ED 19, sheet 5A, occupation farmer, renting, 8 children at home.6 

Family

Mildred O. Brownlow b. 1888
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  2. [S758] Ancestry.com, World War I Draft Registration Cards.
  3. [S869] The Generations Network, Tennessee State Marriages 1780-2002.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

Cora Alice Curtis1

F, b. 1 February 1888, d. 17 April 1973
FatherRobert Johnson Curtis1 b. 1 Jun 1845, d. 18 May 1928
MotherSamantha Amy (Martha) Vaughn1 b. 20 Mar 1855, d. 15 Jun 1934
Last Edited15 Dec 2011
Birth*Cora Alice Curtis was born on 1 February 1888 at Giles, Tennessee.1,2 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 12 June 1900 District 20, Giles, Tennessee, in the household of Robert Johnson Curtis and Samantha Amy (Martha) Vaughn; ED 35, sheet 5A, occupation farmer, owned farm, married 21 years, 6 childlren, 5 living.1 
(Witness) CensusCora Alice Curtis appeared on the census of 29 April 1910 District 20, Giles, Tennessee, in the household of Robert Johnson Curtis and Samantha Amy (Martha) Vaughn; ED 36, sheet 7B, occupation farmer, owned farm, married 31 years, 5 children, 4 living.3 
Married Name As of 6 August 1916,her married name was Jarratt.4,2 
Marriage*Cora Alice Curtis married Edward Jackson Jarratt on 6 August 1916 at Giles, Tennessee.4 
Census*Cora Alice Curtis and Edward Jackson Jarratt appeared on the census of 21 April 1930 at District 3, Marshall, Tennessee, ED 9, sheet 14B, occupation farm laborer, renting, 3 children; name spelled "Jariet."5 
Death*Cora Alice Curtis died on 17 April 1973 at Pulaski, Giles, Tennessee, at age 85; SSDI says 15 April; buried at Youngs Chapel Cemetery.2,6 

Family

Edward Jackson Jarratt b. 24 Sep 1884, d. 18 Feb 1957
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  2. [S44] Social Security Death Index.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  4. [S869] The Generations Network, Tennessee State Marriages 1780-2002.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  6. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Youngs Chapel, Giles, Tennessee.

Julius Guy Curtis1,2

M, b. 16 May 1889, d. 13 January 1973
FatherRobert Johnson Curtis1 b. 1 Jun 1845, d. 18 May 1928
MotherSamantha Amy (Martha) Vaughn1 b. 20 Mar 1855, d. 15 Jun 1934
Last Edited2 Dec 2011
Birth*Julius Guy Curtis was born on 16 May 1889 at Pulaski, Giles, Tennessee.1,3,4 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 12 June 1900 District 20, Giles, Tennessee, in the household of Robert Johnson Curtis and Samantha Amy (Martha) Vaughn; ED 35, sheet 5A, occupation farmer, owned farm, married 21 years, 6 childlren, 5 living.1 
Census*Julius Guy Curtis appeared on the census of 6 May 1910 at Greenville, Hunt, Texas, ED 108, sheet 16A, occupation farm laborer, single, living with H.H. and Ellen Story family.5 
Marriage*He married Myrtle Amanda Parrott on 12 November 1911 at Hunt, Texas.6 
DraftWW1* On 5 June 1917 Julius Guy Curtis registered for the draft at Greenville, Hunt, Texas; at the time, he was employed by himself as a farmer, wife and 3 children, described as tall, slender, blue eyes, brown hair.3 
Census*He and Myrtle Amanda Parrott appeared on the census of 22 January 1920 at Justice Precinct 1, Hunt, Texas, ED 120, sheet 9B, occupation farmer, renting, 4 children at home.7 
CensusJulius Guy Curtis and Myrtle Amanda Parrott appeared on the census of 17 April 1930 at Justice Precinct 1, Hunt, Texas, ED 12, sheet 8A, occupation farmer, renting, 9 children at home.8 
Death*Julius Guy Curtis died on 13 January 1973 at Greenville, Hunt, Texas, at age 83; occupation farmer, widowed, buried at Forest Park Cemetery.4 

Family

Myrtle Amanda Parrott b. 26 Dec 1888, d. 14 May 1969
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  2. [S1402] Tennessee State Archives, Tennessee Death Certificates 1914-1955, death certificate.
  3. [S758] Ancestry.com, World War I Draft Registration Cards.
  4. [S68] Texas Vital Statistics , death certificate.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  6. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Forest Park, Hunt, Texas.
  7. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  8. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

Mildred O. Brownlow1

F, b. 1888
Last Edited30 Nov 2011
Birth*Mildred O. Brownlow was born in 1888 at Tennessee.2 
Married Name As of 30 December 1906,her married name was Curtis.1 
Marriage*She married William Charlie Curtis, son of Robert Johnson Curtis and Samantha Amy (Martha) Vaughn, on 30 December 1906 at Giles, Tennessee.1 
Census*Mildred O. Brownlow and William Charlie Curtis appeared on the census of 21 April 1910 at District 16, Lincoln, Tennessee, ED 82, sheet 5A, occupation farmer, married 4 years, 3 children, 2 living (1 listed), living with C.M. and Martha Curtis.3 
CensusMildred O. Brownlow and William Charlie Curtis appeared on the census of 8 January 1920 at District 23, Giles, Tennessee, ED 48, sheet 3B, occupation farmer, owned fqarm, 6 children at home.4 
CensusMildred O. Brownlow and William Charlie Curtis appeared on the census of 22 April 1930 at District 15, Lincoln, Tennessee, ED 19, sheet 5A, occupation farmer, renting, 8 children at home.2 

Family

William Charlie Curtis b. 29 Oct 1883
Children

Citations

  1. [S869] The Generations Network, Tennessee State Marriages 1780-2002.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1920.

Aileen Curtis1

F, b. 15 January 1908, d. 16 July 1997
FatherWilliam Charlie Curtis1 b. 29 Oct 1883
MotherMildred O. Brownlow1 b. 1888
Last Edited30 Nov 2011
Birth*Aileen Curtis was born on 15 January 1908 at Tennessee.1,2 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 21 April 1910 District 16, Lincoln, Tennessee, in the household of William Charlie Curtis and Mildred O. Brownlow; ED 82, sheet 5A, occupation farmer, married 4 years, 3 children, 2 living (1 listed), living with C.M. and Martha Curtis.1 
(Witness) CensusAileen Curtis appeared on the census of 8 January 1920 District 23, Giles, Tennessee, in the household of William Charlie Curtis and Mildred O. Brownlow; ED 48, sheet 3B, occupation farmer, owned fqarm, 6 children at home.3 
Married Name As of 25 December 1927,her married name was Coble.4 
Marriage*Aileen Curtis married Marvin Coble on 25 December 1927 at Lincoln, Tennessee.4 
Death*Aileen Curtis died on 16 July 1997 at Taft, Lincoln, Tennessee, at age 89.2 

Family

Marvin Coble b. 1 Jan 1901, d. Sep 1967

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  2. [S44] Social Security Death Index.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  4. [S869] The Generations Network, Tennessee State Marriages 1780-2002.

Ruth Curtis1

F, b. 19 April 1910, d. 10 July 2009
FatherWilliam Charlie Curtis1 b. 29 Oct 1883
MotherMildred O. Brownlow1 b. 1888
Last Edited30 Nov 2011
Birth*Ruth Curtis was born on 19 April 1910 at Lincoln, Tennessee.1,2 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 8 January 1920 District 23, Giles, Tennessee, in the household of William Charlie Curtis and Mildred O. Brownlow; ED 48, sheet 3B, occupation farmer, owned fqarm, 6 children at home.1 
Married Name As of after 1930,her married name was Collings.3 
Marriage*Ruth Curtis married James Collings after 1930 at Tennessee.3 
(Witness) CensusRuth Curtis appeared on the census of 22 April 1930 District 15, Lincoln, Tennessee, in the household of William Charlie Curtis and Mildred O. Brownlow; ED 19, sheet 5A, occupation farmer, renting, 8 children at home.4 
Death*Ruth Curtis died on 10 July 2009 at Tullahoma, Coffee, Tennessee, at age 99.2 

Family

James Collings b. 31 Dec 1900, d. Apr 1967

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  2. [S44] Social Security Death Index.
  3. [S2058] Nana4Vandy, "Rutledge, Billy Joe", Ancestral File.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

Mary W. Curtis1

F, b. 1912
FatherWilliam Charlie Curtis1 b. 29 Oct 1883
MotherMildred O. Brownlow1 b. 1888
Last Edited30 Nov 2011
Birth*Mary W. Curtis was born in 1912 at Tennessee.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 8 January 1920 District 23, Giles, Tennessee, in the household of William Charlie Curtis and Mildred O. Brownlow; ED 48, sheet 3B, occupation farmer, owned fqarm, 6 children at home.1 
(Witness) CensusMary W. Curtis appeared on the census of 22 April 1930 District 15, Lincoln, Tennessee, in the household of William Charlie Curtis and Mildred O. Brownlow; ED 19, sheet 5A, occupation farmer, renting, 8 children at home.2 

Citations

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

Fred W. Curtis1

M, b. 13 February 1915, d. May 1976
FatherWilliam Charlie Curtis1 b. 29 Oct 1883
MotherMildred O. Brownlow1 b. 1888
Last Edited30 Nov 2011
Birth*Fred W. Curtis was born on 13 February 1915 at Tennessee.1,2 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 8 January 1920 District 23, Giles, Tennessee, in the household of William Charlie Curtis and Mildred O. Brownlow; ED 48, sheet 3B, occupation farmer, owned fqarm, 6 children at home.1 
(Witness) CensusFred W. Curtis appeared on the census of 22 April 1930 District 15, Lincoln, Tennessee, in the household of William Charlie Curtis and Mildred O. Brownlow; ED 19, sheet 5A, occupation farmer, renting, 8 children at home.3 
Death*Fred W. Curtis died in May 1976 at age 61; no place given in SSDI.2 

Citations

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

Amelia Curtis1

F, b. 1917
FatherWilliam Charlie Curtis1 b. 29 Oct 1883
MotherMildred O. Brownlow1 b. 1888
Last Edited30 Nov 2011
Birth*Amelia Curtis was born in 1917 at Tennessee.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 8 January 1920 District 23, Giles, Tennessee, in the household of William Charlie Curtis and Mildred O. Brownlow; ED 48, sheet 3B, occupation farmer, owned fqarm, 6 children at home.1 
(Witness) CensusAmelia Curtis appeared on the census of 22 April 1930 District 15, Lincoln, Tennessee, in the household of William Charlie Curtis and Mildred O. Brownlow; ED 19, sheet 5A, occupation farmer, renting, 8 children at home.2 

Citations

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

Mildred (Marie) Curtis1

F, b. 1919
FatherWilliam Charlie Curtis2 b. 29 Oct 1883
MotherMildred O. Brownlow2 b. 1888
Last Edited30 Nov 2011
Birth*Mildred (Marie) Curtis was born in 1919 at Giles, Tennessee.2 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 8 January 1920 District 23, Giles, Tennessee, in the household of William Charlie Curtis and Mildred O. Brownlow; ED 48, sheet 3B, occupation farmer, owned fqarm, 6 children at home.2 
(Witness) CensusMildred (Marie) Curtis appeared on the census of 22 April 1930 District 15, Lincoln, Tennessee, in the household of William Charlie Curtis and Mildred O. Brownlow; ED 19, sheet 5A, occupation farmer, renting, 8 children at home.3 

Citations

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

Edwin Brown Curtis1,2

M, b. 15 November 1920
FatherWilliam Charlie Curtis1 b. 29 Oct 1883
MotherMildred O. Brownlow1 b. 1888
Last Edited26 Dec 2011
Birth*Edwin Brown Curtis was born on 15 November 1920 at Giles, Tennessee.1,2 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 22 April 1930 District 15, Lincoln, Tennessee, in the household of William Charlie Curtis and Mildred O. Brownlow; ED 19, sheet 5A, occupation farmer, renting, 8 children at home.1 
Marriage*Edwin Brown Curtis married Johnnie Mae Harris on 25 April 1942 at Huntsville, Madison, Alabama; by Thomas A. Jone, J.P.2 

Family

Johnnie Mae Harris b. 7 Jan 1924

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  2. [S2070] State of Alabama, Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950.