Thomas Curtis1

M, b. 1827, d. 1895
FatherDavid Curtis1 b. c 1785, d. c 1829
MotherMrs. David Curtis1 b. c 1785
Last Edited20 Apr 2012
Birth*Thomas Curtis was born in 1827 at Smith, Tennessee.1 
Census*He appeared on the census of 28 August 1850 at District 11, DeKalb, Tennessee, page 23b, occupation farmer, single, living with Benjamin.1 
Marriage*He married Mahala Hale on 15 February 1852 at DeKalb, Tennessee.2 
Census*Thomas Curtis and Mahala Hale appeared on the census of 15 August 1860 at Alexandria P.O., District 11, DeKalb, Tennessee, page 172, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $1,000, personal $1,000, 3 children.1 
CensusThomas Curtis and Mahala Hale appeared on the census of 9 August 1870 at Liberty P.O., District 11, DeKalb, Tennessee, page 222b, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $1100, personal $1,057, 5 children.3 
CensusThomas Curtis and Mahala Hale appeared on the census of 11 June 1880 at District 11, DeKalb, Tennessee, page 99B, occupation farmer, 2 children.4 
Death*Thomas Curtis died in 1895 at DeKalb, Tennessee; buried at Curtis Cemetery in Alexandria.5 

Family

Mahala Hale b. 1822, d. a 1910
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1850.
  2. [S869] The Generations Network, Tennessee State Marriages 1780-2002.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1870.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1880.
  5. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Curtis, DeKalb, Tennessee.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1860.

William C. Curtis1,2

M, b. 1829, d. 6 April 1862
FatherDavid Curtis1 b. c 1785, d. c 1829
MotherMrs. David Curtis1 b. c 1785
Last Edited1 May 2012
Birth*William C. Curtis was born in 1829 at Smith, Tennessee; 1832 from 1850 census.3 
Census*He appeared on the census of 28 August 1850 at District 11, DeKalb, Tennessee, page 23b, occupation farmer, single, living with Benjamin.3 
Marriage*He married Elizabeth (Nancy) Tune on 25 September 1850 at DeKalb, Tennessee.4 
Census*William C. Curtis and Elizabeth (Nancy) Tune appeared on the census of 13 August 1860 at Alexandria P.O., District 11, DeKalb, Tennessee, page 164, occupation farmer, renting, 3 children and Milly Tune.5 
Milit-Beg*William C. Curtis began military service on 24 August 1861 at Camp Trousdale, Tennessee, as a Private, 24th Regiment Tennessee Infantry, for 10 months. Age given as 30 years.6 
Death*He died on 6 April 1862 at Battle of Shiloh, Hardin, Tennessee.6 

Family

Elizabeth (Nancy) Tune b. 24 Feb 1827, d. 1905
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1820.
  2. [S1737] Footnote.com, Footnote.com, Confederate Service Records.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1850.
  4. [S869] The Generations Network, Tennessee State Marriages 1780-2002.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1860.
  6. [S1737] Footnote.com, Footnote.com, CSA Service Records.
  7. [S1] Census of Population 1870.

Third Son Curtis1

M, b. circa 1818
FatherDavid Curtis1 b. c 1785, d. c 1829
MotherMrs. David Curtis1 b. c 1785
Last Edited20 Apr 2012
NoteB* The 1850 census shows two orphaned Curtis children and the mortality schedule shows Catherine Curtis, who died October 1849 from consumption. This is merely a logical construction of a hypothetical family based on the few facts available.2 
Birth*Third Son Curtis was born circa 1818 at Smith, Tennessee.1 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 1820 Smith, Tennessee, in the household of David Curtis and Mrs. David Curtis; page 413, 2 males and 2 females under 10, 1 male and 1 female 10-15, 1 male and 1 female 26-44.1 
Marriage*Third Son Curtis married Catharine (?) circa 1840 at DeKalb, Tennessee.2 

Family

Catharine (?) b. 1823, d. Oct 1849
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1820.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1850.

First Daughter Curtis1

F, b. circa 1807
FatherDavid Curtis1 b. c 1785, d. c 1829
MotherMrs. David Curtis1 b. c 1785
Last Edited13 May 2012
Birth*First Daughter Curtis was born circa 1807 at North Carolina; Given her estimated age, she would have married in Smith County, TN during a period where no marriage records are available to identify her. The same applies to the other two females in David's 1820 household.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 1820 Smith, Tennessee, in the household of David Curtis and Mrs. David Curtis; page 413, 2 males and 2 females under 10, 1 male and 1 female 10-15, 1 male and 1 female 26-44.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1820.

Second Daughter Curtis1

F, b. circa 1811
FatherDavid Curtis1 b. c 1785, d. c 1829
MotherMrs. David Curtis1 b. c 1785
Last Edited19 Apr 2012
Birth*Second Daughter Curtis was born circa 1811 at Smith, Tennessee.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 1820 Smith, Tennessee, in the household of David Curtis and Mrs. David Curtis; page 413, 2 males and 2 females under 10, 1 male and 1 female 10-15, 1 male and 1 female 26-44.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1820.

Third Daughter Curtis1

F, b. circa 1813
FatherDavid Curtis1 b. c 1785, d. c 1829
MotherMrs. David Curtis1 b. c 1785
Last Edited19 Apr 2012
Birth*Third Daughter Curtis was born circa 1813 at Smith, Tennessee.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 1820 Smith, Tennessee, in the household of David Curtis and Mrs. David Curtis; page 413, 2 males and 2 females under 10, 1 male and 1 female 10-15, 1 male and 1 female 26-44.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1820.

Mary Belle McFarland1

F, b. circa 1809, d. 7 August 1883
Last Edited23 Apr 2012
Birth*Mary Belle McFarland was born circa 1809 at North Carolina.1 
Married Name As of circa 1835,her married name was Curtis.1 
Marriage*She married John H. Curtis, son of David Curtis and Mrs. David Curtis, circa 1835 at Smith, Tennessee.1 
CensusMary Belle McFarland and John H. Curtis appeared on the census of 1840 at Dekalb, Tennessee, page 240, 3 males under 5, 1 male 5-9, 1 male 30-39, 1 female 20-29, 1 female 70-79.2 
Census*Mary Belle McFarland and John H. Curtis appeared on the census of 4 September 1850 at District 4, DeKalb, Tennessee, page 28b, occupation tanner, real estate valued at $450, 5 children.3 
CensusMary Belle McFarland and John H. Curtis appeared on the census of 19 June 1860 at Liberty P.O., District 4, DeKalb, Tennessee, page 104, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $3,000, 6 children.4 
CensusMary Belle McFarland and John H. Curtis appeared on the census of 27 August 1870 at Liberty P.O., District 4, DeKalb, Tennessee, page 149b, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $2,500, 1 son.5 
CensusMary Belle McFarland and John H. Curtis appeared on the census of 24 June 1880 at District 4, DeKalb, Tennessee, page 155b, occupation farmer, granddaughter Hattie.6 
Death*Mary Belle McFarland died on 7 August 1883 at DeKalb, Tennessee; buried at the John Curtis Cemetery on Snow's Hill near Smithville.1 

Family

John H. Curtis b. 11 Sep 1809, d. 8 Dec 1891
Children

Citations

  1. [S2120] Doris Garrison Gilbert, DeKalb County Cemeteries, page 398.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1840.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1850.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1860.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1870.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1880.

David Curtis1

M, b. 1838
FatherJohn H. Curtis1 b. 11 Sep 1809, d. 8 Dec 1891
MotherMary Belle McFarland1 b. c 1809, d. 7 Aug 1883
Last Edited21 Apr 2012
Birth*David Curtis was born in 1838 at DeKalb, Tennessee.1 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 4 September 1850 District 4, DeKalb, Tennessee, in the household of John H. Curtis and Mary Belle McFarland; page 28b, occupation tanner, real estate valued at $450, 5 children.1 
Milit-Beg*David Curtis began military service on 4 November 1862 at Alexandria, DeKalb, Tennessee, as a Private, Co. B, Allison's Squadron, Tennessee Cavalry, for 3 years.2 
NoteB* Captured by the enemy at Liberty, DeKalb County 3 April 1863; forwarded to Nashville and then to military prison in Louisville, Kentucky on 2 May 1863.2 
NoteB* Discharged from military prison, Louisville Kentucky on 7 May 1863; sent to Baltimore en route for City Point, Virginia; paroled at Fort McHenry on 10 May 1863.2 
Milit-End*He ended military service in July 1863 at Liberty, DeKalb, Tennessee; "left at home sick near Liberty, Tennessee."2 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1850.
  2. [S1737] Footnote.com, Footnote.com, CSA Service Records.

Thomas Jefferson Curtis1

M, b. 5 May 1838, d. 21 April 1920
FatherJohn H. Curtis1 b. 11 Sep 1809, d. 8 Dec 1891
MotherMary Belle McFarland1 b. c 1809, d. 7 Aug 1883
Last Edited1 May 2012
Birth*Thomas Jefferson Curtis was born on 5 May 1838 at DeKalb, Tennessee; tomstone transcription is 5 May 1842.1,2,3 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 4 September 1850 District 4, DeKalb, Tennessee, in the household of John H. Curtis and Mary Belle McFarland; page 28b, occupation tanner, real estate valued at $450, 5 children.1 
(Witness) CensusThomas Jefferson Curtis appeared on the census of 19 June 1860 Liberty P.O., District 4, DeKalb, Tennessee, in the household of John H. Curtis and Mary Belle McFarland; page 104, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $3,000, 6 children.4 
Marriage*Thomas Jefferson Curtis married Arminta Williams on 24 October 1866 at DeKalb, Tennessee.5 
Census*Thomas Jefferson Curtis and Arminta Williams appeared on the census of 25 August 1870 at Liberty P.O., District 4, DeKalb, Tennessee, page 142, occupation farmer, renting, personal valued at $800, 2 children.6 
CensusThomas Jefferson Curtis and Arminta Williams appeared on the census of 24 June 1880 at District 4, DeKalb, Tennessee, page 156D, occupation merchant, 3 children.7 
Census*Thomas Jefferson Curtis appeared on the census of 1900 not found in 1900 census.8 
Marriage*He married Callie L. King on 30 July 1901 at DeKalb, Tennessee.5 
Census*Thomas Jefferson Curtis and Callie L. King appeared on the census of 27 April 1910 at District 20, DeKalb, Tennessee, ED 61, sheet 6A, occupation famrer, owned farm, second marriaged 9 years, 4 children, 4 living.9 
CensusThomas Jefferson Curtis and Callie L. King appeared on the census of 14 January 1920 at District 12, DeKalb, Tennessee, ED 61, sheet 7A, occupation farmer, owned farm, 5 children at home.10 
Death*Thomas Jefferson Curtis died on 21 April 1920 at Dowelltown, DeKalb, Tennessee, at age 81; occupation farmer, married, father "Johnie Curtis," mother unknown; buried at Snow Hill United Methodist Cemetery.2 

Family 1

Arminta Williams b. 28 Jun 1847, d. 20 Jan 1900
Children

Family 2

Callie L. King b. 30 Jan 1882, d. 15 Nov 1953
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1850.
  2. [S1402] Tennessee State Archives, Tennessee Death Certificates 1914-1955.
  3. [S2120] Doris Garrison Gilbert, DeKalb County Cemeteries, page 318.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1860.
  5. [S869] The Generations Network, Tennessee State Marriages 1780-2002.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1870.
  7. [S1] Census of Population 1880.
  8. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  9. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  10. [S1] Census of Population 1920.

Lev (Levin, Lev) Curtis1

M, b. 18 May 1842, d. 21 July 1896
FatherJohn H. Curtis2 b. 11 Sep 1809, d. 8 Dec 1891
MotherMary Belle McFarland2 b. c 1809, d. 7 Aug 1883
Last Edited13 May 2012
Birth*Lev (Levin, Lev) Curtis was born on 18 May 1842 at DeKalb, Tennessee.2,3 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 4 September 1850 District 4, DeKalb, Tennessee, in the household of John H. Curtis and Mary Belle McFarland; page 28b, occupation tanner, real estate valued at $450, 5 children.2 
(Witness) CensusLev (Levin, Lev) Curtis appeared on the census of 19 June 1860 Liberty P.O., District 4, DeKalb, Tennessee, in the household of John H. Curtis and Mary Belle McFarland; page 104, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $3,000, 6 children.4 
Marriage*Lev (Levin, Lev) Curtis married Amanda Paralee McClellan on 7 October 1866 at DeKalb, Tennessee.5 
Census*Lev (Levin, Lev) Curtis appeared on the census of 27 August 1870 at Liberty P.O., District 4, DeKalb, Tennessee, page 149b, occupation farmer, renting, apparently widowed, lived next to his parents.6 
Marriage*He married Mary E. Jacobs on 17 December 1874 at DeKalb, Tennessee.5 
NoteB* On 27 February 1877, Levi was appointed guardian to "Laura McClennin, his 1st wife child, a minor orphan." The last name is a puzzle.7 
NoteB On 6 January 1880, Lev was appointed guardian to Alonza McClennen and Laura Curtis.8 
Census*Lev (Levin, Lev) Curtis and Mary E. Jacobs appeared on the census of 24 June 1880 at District 4, DeKalb, Tennessee, occupation farmer, 1 daughter, 1 niece.9 
Death*Lev (Levin, Lev) Curtis died on 21 July 1896 at DeKalb, Tennessee, at age 54; buried on his farm; apparently the only burial there.3 

Family 1

Amanda Paralee McClellan b. 1842, d. c 1869
Child

Family 2

Mary E. Jacobs b. 21 Dec 1856, d. 29 Apr 1937
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1850-1880.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1850.
  3. [S2120] Doris Garrison Gilbert, DeKalb County Cemeteries, page 397.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1860.
  5. [S869] The Generations Network, Tennessee State Marriages 1780-2002.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1870.
  7. [S2119] State of Tennessee, Tennessee Probate Court Books, DeKalb, Bond & Letters, 1874-1891, Vol. B., page 63.
  8. [S2119] State of Tennessee, Tennessee Probate Court Books, DeKalb, Bond & Letters, 1874-1891, Vol. B., page 165.
  9. [S1] Census of Population 1880.
  10. [S1] Census of Population 1900.

Nancy Ann Curtis1,2

F, b. 27 July 1844, d. 2 October 1932
FatherJohn H. Curtis1 b. 11 Sep 1809, d. 8 Dec 1891
MotherMary Belle McFarland1 b. c 1809, d. 7 Aug 1883
Last Edited20 Apr 2012
Birth*Nancy Ann Curtis was born on 27 July 1844 at DeKalb, Tennessee.1,2 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 4 September 1850 District 4, DeKalb, Tennessee, in the household of John H. Curtis and Mary Belle McFarland; page 28b, occupation tanner, real estate valued at $450, 5 children.1 
(Witness) CensusNancy Ann Curtis appeared on the census of 19 June 1860 Liberty P.O., District 4, DeKalb, Tennessee, in the household of John H. Curtis and Mary Belle McFarland; page 104, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $3,000, 6 children.3 
Married Name As of 28 January 1868,her married name was Hendrickson.4 
Marriage*Nancy Ann Curtis married Smith Hendrickson on 28 January 1868 at DeKalb, Tennessee.4 
Census*Nancy Ann Curtis and Smith Hendrickson appeared on the census of 9 August 1870 at Temperance Hall P.O., District 15, DeKalb, Tennessee, page 247, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $800, 2 children.5 
Death*Nancy Ann Curtis died on 2 October 1932 at Dowelltown, DeKalb, Tennessee, at age 88; daughter of John Curtis and MIss McFarland, buried at Bass Cemetery, which is not indexed on FindaGrave.2 

Family

Smith Hendrickson b. 1839

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1850.
  2. [S1402] Tennessee State Archives, Tennessee Death Certificates 1914-1955.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1860.
  4. [S869] The Generations Network, Tennessee State Marriages 1780-2002.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1870.

Matthew (Mack) F. Curtis1,2

M, b. 11 October 1849, d. 22 April 1923
FatherJohn H. Curtis3 b. 11 Sep 1809, d. 8 Dec 1891
MotherMary Belle McFarland3 b. c 1809, d. 7 Aug 1883
Last Edited7 May 2012
Birth*Matthew (Mack) F. Curtis was born on 11 October 1849 at DeKalb, Tennessee.3,4 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 4 September 1850 District 4, DeKalb, Tennessee, in the household of John H. Curtis and Mary Belle McFarland; page 28b, occupation tanner, real estate valued at $450, 5 children.3 
(Witness) CensusMatthew (Mack) F. Curtis appeared on the census of 19 June 1860 Liberty P.O., District 4, DeKalb, Tennessee, in the household of John H. Curtis and Mary Belle McFarland; page 104, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $3,000, 6 children.5 
Marriage*Matthew (Mack) F. Curtis married Mary Elizabeth Johnson circa 1867 at Tennessee; no marriage record found.6 
Census*Matthew (Mack) F. Curtis and Mary Elizabeth Johnson appeared on the census of 27 August 1870 at Liberty, District 4, DeKalb, Tennessee, page 149, occupation farmer, renting, 1 son.6 
Census*Matthew (Mack) F. Curtis appeared on the census of 9 June 1880 at District 10, DeKalb, Tennessee, page 193B, occupation farmer, widowed, 4 children.7 
Marriage*He married Louvisa Jane Vanderpool, daughter of William Johnnie Vanderpool and Nancy Farmer, on 16 August 1880 at Smith, Tennessee.8,9 
NoteB* Mack was a "hardshell" Baptist minister and operated a nursery at times.2 
Census*Matthew (Mack) F. Curtis and Louvisa Jane Vanderpool appeared on the census of 15 June 1900 at District 20, DeKalb, Tennessee, ED 50, sheet 11B, occupation farmer, owned farm, married 20 years, 7 children, 5 living.8 
CensusMatthew (Mack) F. Curtis and Louvisa Jane Vanderpool appeared on the census of 25 April 1910 at District 20, DeKalb, Tennessee, ED 61, sheet 6B, occupation farmer, owned farm, second marriage 30 years, 4 children, 4 living; a "ward" name Ida M. Whittaker, age 9, lived with them.10 
Marriage*Matthew (Mack) F. Curtis married Lillie F. Scurlock on 10 July 1913 at DeKalb, Tennessee.9 
Death*Matthew (Mack) F. Curtis died on 22 April 1923 at Dowelltown, DeKalb, Tennessee, at age 73; from tuberculosis, son of John Curtis and "McFarland," buried at Snow Hill Baptist Church Cemetery.4 

Family 1

Mary Elizabeth Johnson b. 1848, d. c 1878
Children

Family 2

Louvisa Jane Vanderpool b. 24 Apr 1852, d. 11 Apr 1912
Children

Family 3

Lillie F. Scurlock b. Nov 1890, d. 19 Oct 1925

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1850-1920.
  2. [S2118] Larry Curtis, "Email - DeKalb County, TN Curtis Family," e-mail to Al Field, 2 June 2008.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1850.
  4. [S1402] Tennessee State Archives, Tennessee Death Certificates 1914-1955.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1860.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1870.
  7. [S1] Census of Population 1880.
  8. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  9. [S869] The Generations Network, Tennessee State Marriages 1780-2002.
  10. [S1] Census of Population 1910.

Lila Parrish1

F, b. 1820
Last Edited30 Apr 2012
Birth*Lila Parrish was born in 1820 at Tennessee.1 
Married Name As of circa 1839,her married name was Curtis.1 
Marriage*She married Benjamin Curtis, son of David Curtis and Mrs. David Curtis, circa 1839 at DeKalb, Tennessee.1 
Census*Lila Parrish and Benjamin Curtis appeared on the census of 27 August 1850 at District 11, DeKalb, Tennessee, page 23, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $600, 4 children plus Thomas and William.2 
NoteB On 10 February 1855, Benjamin Curtis and Calvin Parish agree to make settlement with the heirs of the estate of Johnson Parish, dec'd, each being a 1/7th interest. Signed Benjamin Curtis, Calvin Parish, James H. Parish, Lovel Tippet, Crawford Rankhorn, George W. Parish and Joshual Taylor. [DeKalb County, Administrator's Settlement Boook, 1854-1865, pages 59-60.] 
CensusLila Parrish and Benjamin Curtis appeared on the census of 14 August 1860 at Alexandria P.O., District 11, DeKalb, Tennessee, page 166, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $3,000, 8 children.2 
Census*Lila Parrish appeared on the census of 9 August 1870 at Liberty P.O., District 11, DeKalb, Tennessee, page 222b, apparently widowed, real estate valued at $2,500, 5 children.3 
CensusShe appeared on the census of 10 June 1880 at District 11, DeKalb, Tennessee, page 99A, widowed, 2 children.4 

Family

Benjamin Curtis b. c 1815, d. bt 1861 - 1870
Children

Citations

  1. [S2118] Larry Curtis, "Email - DeKalb County, TN Curtis Family," e-mail to Al Field, 2 June 2008.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1850.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1870.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1880.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1850 Mortality Schedule.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1860.

Artelia Curtis1

F, b. 1840
FatherBenjamin Curtis1 b. c 1815, d. bt 1861 - 1870
MotherLila Parrish1 b. 1820
Last Edited20 Apr 2012
Birth*Artelia Curtis was born in 1840 at DeKalb, Tennessee.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 27 August 1850 District 11, DeKalb, Tennessee, in the household of Benjamin Curtis and Lila Parrish; page 23, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $600, 4 children plus Thomas and William.1 
(Witness) CensusArtelia Curtis appeared on the census of 14 August 1860 Alexandria P.O., District 11, DeKalb, Tennessee, in the household of Benjamin Curtis and Lila Parrish; page 166, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $3,000, 8 children.1 
Married Name As of 17 December 1860,her married name was Jones.2 
Marriage*Artelia Curtis married Wiley Jones on 17 December 1860 at DeKalb, Tennessee.2 
Census*Artelia Curtis and Wiley Jones appeared on the census of 15 August 1870 at Alexandria P.O., District 1, DeKalb, Tennessee, page 114b, occupation farmer, renting, personal valued at $1,500, 3 children.3 

Family

Wiley Jones b. 1837

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1850.
  2. [S869] The Generations Network, Tennessee State Marriages 1780-2002.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1870.

Hiram Curtis1

M, b. 1844
FatherBenjamin Curtis1 b. c 1815, d. bt 1861 - 1870
MotherLila Parrish1 b. 1820
Last Edited22 Apr 2012
Birth*Hiram Curtis was born in 1844 at DeKalb, Tennessee.1 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 27 August 1850 District 11, DeKalb, Tennessee, in the household of Benjamin Curtis and Lila Parrish; page 23, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $600, 4 children plus Thomas and William.1 
(Witness) CensusHiram Curtis appeared on the census of 14 August 1860 Alexandria P.O., District 11, DeKalb, Tennessee, in the household of Benjamin Curtis and Lila Parrish; page 166, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $3,000, 8 children.1 
Milit-Beg*Hiram Curtis began military service on 16 February 1863 at Alexandria, DeKalb, Tennessee, as a Private, Company B, Allison's Squadron, Tennessee Cavalry.2 
Milit-End*He ended military service on 15 December 1863 at Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky; deserted within the lines, signed oath of allegiance to the United States.2 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1850.
  2. [S1737] Footnote.com, Footnote.com, CSA Service Records.

Cicero Curtis1

M, b. 1848
FatherBenjamin Curtis1 b. c 1815, d. bt 1861 - 1870
MotherLila Parrish1 b. 1820
Last Edited20 Apr 2012
Birth*Cicero Curtis was born in 1848 at DeKalb, Tennessee.1 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 27 August 1850 District 11, DeKalb, Tennessee, in the household of Benjamin Curtis and Lila Parrish; page 23, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $600, 4 children plus Thomas and William.1 
(Witness) CensusCicero Curtis appeared on the census of 14 August 1860 Alexandria P.O., District 11, DeKalb, Tennessee, in the household of Benjamin Curtis and Lila Parrish; page 166, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $3,000, 8 children.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1850.

Cansatin Curtis1

F, b. 1849
FatherBenjamin Curtis2 b. c 1815, d. bt 1861 - 1870
MotherLila Parrish2 b. 1820
Last Edited20 Apr 2012
Birth*Cansatin Curtis was born in 1849 at DeKalb, Tennessee; first name spelling varies.2 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 27 August 1850 District 11, DeKalb, Tennessee, in the household of Benjamin Curtis and Lila Parrish; page 23, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $600, 4 children plus Thomas and William.2 
(Witness) CensusCansatin Curtis appeared on the census of 14 August 1860 Alexandria P.O., District 11, DeKalb, Tennessee, in the household of Benjamin Curtis and Lila Parrish; page 166, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $3,000, 8 children.2 
(Witness) CensusCansatin Curtis appeared on the census of 9 August 1870 Liberty P.O., District 11, DeKalb, Tennessee, in the household of Lila Parrish; page 222b, apparently widowed, real estate valued at $2,500, 5 children.3 
(Witness) CensusCansatin Curtis appeared on the census of 10 June 1880 District 11, DeKalb, Tennessee, in the household of Lila Parrish; page 99A, widowed, 2 children.4 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1850-1880.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1850.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1870.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1880.

Catharine (?)1

F, b. 1823, d. October 1849
Last Edited20 Apr 2012
Birth*Catharine (?) was born in 1823.1 
Married Name As of circa 1840,her married name was Curtis.1 
Marriage*She married Third Son Curtis, son of David Curtis and Mrs. David Curtis, circa 1840 at DeKalb, Tennessee.1 
Death*Catharine (?) died in October 1849 at DeKalb, Tennessee.1 

Family

Third Son Curtis b. c 1818
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1850.

Harriet Curtis1

F, b. 1841
FatherThird Son Curtis1 b. c 1818
MotherCatharine (?)1 b. 1823, d. Oct 1849
Last Edited20 Apr 2012
Birth*Harriet Curtis was born in 1841 at DeKalb, Tennessee; no proof of parents; living with the John Boyd family in the 1850 census.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1850.

John Curtis1

M, b. 1849
FatherThird Son Curtis1 b. c 1818
MotherCatharine (?)1 b. 1823, d. Oct 1849
Last Edited20 Apr 2012
Birth*John Curtis was born in 1849 at DeKalb, Tennessee; no proof of parents; living with the John Boyd family in the 1850 census.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1850.

Jesse Curtis1

M, b. 1841, d. July 1849
FatherBenjamin Curtis1 b. c 1815, d. bt 1861 - 1870
MotherLila Parrish1 b. 1820
Last Edited20 Apr 2012
Birth*Jesse Curtis was born in 1841 at DeKalb, Tennessee; No evidence he was Benjamin's son, but his date of birth fits in a gap in the birth order of the known children.1 
Death*He died in July 1849 at DeKalb, Tennessee.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1850 Mortality Schedule.

Mary Emaline Curtis1

F, b. 1852, d. 1 March 1919
FatherJohn H. Curtis1 b. 11 Sep 1809, d. 8 Dec 1891
MotherMary Belle McFarland1 b. c 1809, d. 7 Aug 1883
Last Edited20 Apr 2012
Birth*Mary Emaline Curtis was born in 1852 at DeKalb, Tennessee.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 19 June 1860 Liberty P.O., District 4, DeKalb, Tennessee, in the household of John H. Curtis and Mary Belle McFarland; page 104, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $3,000, 6 children.1 
Married Name As of 30 June 1868,her married name was Davis.2 
Marriage*Mary Emaline Curtis married Zack Davis on 30 June 1868 at DeKalb, Tennessee.2 
Census*Mary Emaline Curtis and Zack Davis appeared on the census of 27 August 1870 at Liberty P.O., District 4, DeKalb, Tennessee, page 149b, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $300, 1 daughter, lived next to her parents.3 
Death*Mary Emaline Curtis died on 1 March 1919 at Smithville, DeKalb, Tennessee; buried at Robinson Cemetery, which is badly deteriorated.4,5 

Family

Zack Davis b. 1842

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1860.
  2. [S869] The Generations Network, Tennessee State Marriages 1780-2002.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1870.
  4. [S1402] Tennessee State Archives, Tennessee Death Certificates 1914-1955.
  5. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Robinson, DeKalb, Tennessee.

William Curtis1

M, b. 15 August 1856, d. 13 April 1907
FatherJohn H. Curtis1 b. 11 Sep 1809, d. 8 Dec 1891
MotherMary Belle McFarland1 b. c 1809, d. 7 Aug 1883
Last Edited23 Apr 2012
Birth*William Curtis was born on 15 August 1856 at DeKalb, Tennessee.1,2 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 19 June 1860 Liberty P.O., District 4, DeKalb, Tennessee, in the household of John H. Curtis and Mary Belle McFarland; page 104, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $3,000, 6 children.1 
(Witness) CensusWilliam Curtis appeared on the census of 27 August 1870 Liberty P.O., District 4, DeKalb, Tennessee, in the household of John H. Curtis and Mary Belle McFarland; page 149b, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $2,500, 1 son.3 
Death*William Curtis died on 13 April 1907 at DeKalb, Tennessee, at age 50.2 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1860.
  2. [S2118] Larry Curtis, "Email - DeKalb County, TN Curtis Family," e-mail to Al Field, 2 June 2008.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1870.

John Curtis1

M, b. 1851
FatherBenjamin Curtis1 b. c 1815, d. bt 1861 - 1870
MotherLila Parrish1 b. 1820
Last Edited20 Apr 2012
Birth*John Curtis was born in 1851 at DeKalb, Tennessee.1 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 14 August 1860 Alexandria P.O., District 11, DeKalb, Tennessee, in the household of Benjamin Curtis and Lila Parrish; page 166, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $3,000, 8 children.2 
(Witness) CensusJohn Curtis appeared on the census of 9 August 1870 Liberty P.O., District 11, DeKalb, Tennessee, in the household of Lila Parrish; page 222b, apparently widowed, real estate valued at $2,500, 5 children.3 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1860.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1850.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1870.

Alamarinda Curtis1

F, b. 1854
FatherBenjamin Curtis1 b. c 1815, d. bt 1861 - 1870
MotherLila Parrish1 b. 1820
Last Edited20 Apr 2012
Birth*Alamarinda Curtis was born in 1854 at DeKalb, Tennessee.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 14 August 1860 Alexandria P.O., District 11, DeKalb, Tennessee, in the household of Benjamin Curtis and Lila Parrish; page 166, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $3,000, 8 children.2 
(Witness) CensusAlamarinda Curtis appeared on the census of 9 August 1870 Liberty P.O., District 11, DeKalb, Tennessee, in the household of Lila Parrish; page 222b, apparently widowed, real estate valued at $2,500, 5 children.3 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1860.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1850.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1870.

Edder Curtis1

M, b. 1856
FatherBenjamin Curtis1 b. c 1815, d. bt 1861 - 1870
MotherLila Parrish1 b. 1820
Last Edited20 Apr 2012
Birth*Edder Curtis was born in 1856 at DeKalb, Tennessee.1 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 14 August 1860 Alexandria P.O., District 11, DeKalb, Tennessee, in the household of Benjamin Curtis and Lila Parrish; page 166, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $3,000, 8 children.2 
(Witness) CensusEdder Curtis appeared on the census of 9 August 1870 Liberty P.O., District 11, DeKalb, Tennessee, in the household of Lila Parrish; page 222b, apparently widowed, real estate valued at $2,500, 5 children.3 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1860.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1850.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1870.

Charlies Adair Curtis1

M, b. 1859
FatherBenjamin Curtis2 b. c 1815, d. bt 1861 - 1870
MotherLila Parrish2 b. 1820
Last Edited20 Apr 2012
Birth*Charlies Adair Curtis was born in 1859 at DeKalb, Tennessee.2 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 14 August 1860 Alexandria P.O., District 11, DeKalb, Tennessee, in the household of Benjamin Curtis and Lila Parrish; page 166, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $3,000, 8 children.3 
(Witness) CensusCharlies Adair Curtis appeared on the census of 9 August 1870 Liberty P.O., District 11, DeKalb, Tennessee, in the household of Lila Parrish; page 222b, apparently widowed, real estate valued at $2,500, 5 children.4 
(Witness) CensusCharlies Adair Curtis appeared on the census of 10 June 1880 District 11, DeKalb, Tennessee, in the household of Lila Parrish; page 99A, widowed, 2 children.5 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1860-1880.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1860.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1850.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1870.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1880.

Elizabeth (Nancy) Tune1,2

F, b. 24 February 1827, d. 1905
Last Edited21 Apr 2012
Birth*Elizabeth (Nancy) Tune was born on 24 February 1827 at Patrick, Virginia; daughter of Travis Tune and Elizabeth Neal, married 20 Dec 1820 in Halifax County, Virginia.3,4 
Married Name As of 25 September 1850,her married name was Curtis.1 
Marriage*She married William C. Curtis, son of David Curtis and Mrs. David Curtis, on 25 September 1850 at DeKalb, Tennessee.1 
Census*Elizabeth (Nancy) Tune and William C. Curtis appeared on the census of 13 August 1860 at Alexandria P.O., District 11, DeKalb, Tennessee, page 164, occupation farmer, renting, 3 children and Milly Tune.3 
Census*Elizabeth (Nancy) Tune appeared on the census of 9 August 1870 at Liberty P.O., District 11, DeKalb, Tennessee, page 217b, widowed, renting, 3 children.5 
CensusShe appeared on the census of 10 June 1880 at District 11, DeKalb, Tennessee, page 98D, widowed, living with William.6 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 4 June 1900 District 12, DeKalb, Tennessee, in the household of Anderson C. Curtis; ED 51, sheet 2B, occupation day laborer, single, Elizabeth lived with him, widowed, 5 children, 2 living.7 
Death*Elizabeth (Nancy) Tune died in 1905 at DeKalb, Tennessee.4 

Family

William C. Curtis b. 1829, d. 6 Apr 1862
Children

Citations

  1. [S869] The Generations Network, Tennessee State Marriages 1780-2002.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1850-1900.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1860.
  4. [S2121] Bob Wall, "Curtis Family of DeKalb County, Tennessee," e-mail to Al Field, 2 June 2008.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1870.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1880.
  7. [S1] Census of Population 1900.

Mahala Hale1

F, b. 1822, d. after 1910
Last Edited1 May 2012
Birth*Mahala Hale was born in 1822 at Tennessee.1,2 
Married Name As of 15 February 1852,her married name was Curtis.1 
Marriage*She married Thomas Curtis, son of David Curtis and Mrs. David Curtis, on 15 February 1852 at DeKalb, Tennessee.1 
Census*Mahala Hale and Thomas Curtis appeared on the census of 15 August 1860 at Alexandria P.O., District 11, DeKalb, Tennessee, page 172, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $1,000, personal $1,000, 3 children.2 
CensusMahala Hale and Thomas Curtis appeared on the census of 9 August 1870 at Liberty P.O., District 11, DeKalb, Tennessee, page 222b, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $1100, personal $1,057, 5 children.3 
CensusMahala Hale and Thomas Curtis appeared on the census of 11 June 1880 at District 11, DeKalb, Tennessee, page 99B, occupation farmer, 2 children.4 
Census*Mahala Hale appeared on the census of 18 June 1900 at District 11, DeKalb, Tennessee, ED 51, sheet 11B, widowed, living with Sarah and H. Sandlin.5 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 26 April 1910 District 11, DeKalb, Tennessee, in the household of Sarah Elizabeth (Bettie) Curtis and Robert H. Sandlin; ED 62, sheet 4A, occupation farmer, owned farm, married 16 years, no children, Mahala lived with them.6 
Death*Mahala Hale died after 1910 at DeKalb, Tennessee; buried at Curtis Cemetery in Alexandria; marker is illegible.7 

Family

Thomas Curtis b. 1827, d. 1895
Children

Citations

  1. [S869] The Generations Network, Tennessee State Marriages 1780-2002.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1850.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1870.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1880.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  7. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Curtis, DeKalb, Tennessee.
  8. [S1] Census of Population 1860.

John D. Curtis1,2

M, b. 17 July 1853, d. 24 June 1882
FatherThomas Curtis1 b. 1827, d. 1895
MotherMahala Hale1 b. 1822, d. a 1910
Last Edited7 May 2012
Birth*John D. Curtis was born on 17 July 1853 at DeKalb, Tennessee.1,2 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 15 August 1860 Alexandria P.O., District 11, DeKalb, Tennessee, in the household of Thomas Curtis and Mahala Hale; page 172, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $1,000, personal $1,000, 3 children.3 
Marriage*John D. Curtis married Saphronia (Froney) Malone circa 1865 at Tennessee.4 
(Witness) CensusJohn D. Curtis appeared on the census of 9 August 1870 Liberty P.O., District 11, DeKalb, Tennessee, in the household of Thomas Curtis and Mahala Hale; page 222b, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $1100, personal $1,057, 5 children.5 
Census*John D. Curtis and Saphronia (Froney) Malone appeared on the census of 11 June 1880 at District 11, DeKalb, Tennessee, page 99B, occupation farmer, no children.4 
Death*John D. Curtis died on 24 June 1882 at DeKalb, Tennessee, at age 28; buried at New Hope Cemetery (old section.)2 

Family

Saphronia (Froney) Malone b. Dec 1855
Child

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1860.
  2. [S2120] Doris Garrison Gilbert, DeKalb County Cemeteries, page 219.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1850.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1880.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1870.