Elmer John Barnhart Jr.1,2

M, b. 1915
FatherElmer J. Barnhart3 b. 1889, d. 11 Jul 1950
MotherFrances (Frankie) Curtis3 b. 8 Aug 1897, d. 17 Apr 1978
Last Edited25 Jun 2013
Birth*Elmer John Barnhart Jr. was born in 1915 at Illinois.3 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 3 April 1930 Evansville, Vanderburgh, Indiana, in the household of Elmer J. Barnhart and Frances (Frankie) Curtis; ED 33, sheet 4A, occupation machine labeler-flour mill, renting, 2 sons.3 
(Witness) CensusElmer John Barnhart Jr. appeared on the census of 24 April 1940 Evansville, Vanderburgh, Indiana, in the household of Elmer J. Barnhart and Frances (Frankie) Curtis; ED 70, sheet 11A, occupation machine operator-wholesale flour mill; Frances was a restaurant proprietor; renting, 2 sons.4 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1930, 1940.
  2. [S2175] Charles Browning (1923-2007), Browning Genealogy, Evansville, Indiana Area Obituary Search.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1940.

Lloyd W. Barnhart1,2

M, b. 18 December 1917, d. 4 August 1999
FatherElmer J. Barnhart1 b. 1889, d. 11 Jul 1950
MotherFrances (Frankie) Curtis1 b. 8 Aug 1897, d. 17 Apr 1978
Last Edited14 Jul 2013
Birth*Lloyd W. Barnhart was born on 18 December 1917 at Kentucky.1,2 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 3 April 1930 Evansville, Vanderburgh, Indiana, in the household of Elmer J. Barnhart and Frances (Frankie) Curtis; ED 33, sheet 4A, occupation machine labeler-flour mill, renting, 2 sons.1 
(Witness) CensusLloyd W. Barnhart appeared on the census of 24 April 1940 Evansville, Vanderburgh, Indiana, in the household of Elmer J. Barnhart and Frances (Frankie) Curtis; ED 70, sheet 11A, occupation machine operator-wholesale flour mill; Frances was a restaurant proprietor; renting, 2 sons.3 
Death*Lloyd W. Barnhart died on 4 August 1999 at St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, at age 81.2 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  2. [S44] Social Security Death Index.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1940.

Louisa Lough1

F, b. 1852
Last Edited26 Jun 2013
Birth*Louisa Lough was born in 1852 at Richland, Illinois.1 
Married Name As of 4 March 1874,her married name was Curtis.1 
Marriage*She married George W. Curtis, son of Isaac Bert Curtis and Mary Ann Thompson, on 4 March 1874 at Edwards, Illinois.1 

Family

George W. Curtis b. 15 Mar 1854, d. 2 Dec 1931

Citations

  1. [S2221] State of Illinois, Illinois Marriage Records.

Andrew Curtis1

M, b. 8 November 1876, d. 24 July 1944
FatherWilliam Curtis1 b. 7 May 1846, d. 2 Apr 1879
MotherMartha Isabella Crabtree1 b. 25 Dec 1851, d. 1 Oct 1926
Last Edited11 Jul 2013
Birth*Andrew Curtis was born on 8 November 1876 at Richland, Illinois.1,2 
Census*He appeared on the census of 19 June 1900 at Shelby Precinct, Edwards, Illinois, ED 21, sheet 15B, occupation farm laborer, single, living with his mother and step father.1 
Marriage*He married Ida Jane Bryan on 3 July 1906 at Edwards, Illinois.3 
Census*Andrew Curtis and Ida Jane Bryan appeared on the census of 19 April 1910 at Grayville, Edwards, Illinois, ED 19, sheet 4B, occupation laborer-saw mill, renting, married 10 years, 4 children, 4 living.4 
CensusAndrew Curtis and Ida Jane Bryan appeared on the census of 2 January 1920 at Grayville, White, Illinois, ED 25, sheet 2A, occupation laborer-railroad, renting, 7 chldren.5 
CensusAndrew Curtis appeared on the census of 1 May 1940 at Olney, Richland, Illinois, ED 15, sheet 15B, unable to work, living with William's family.6 
Death*He died on 24 July 1944 at Grayville, Edwards, Illinois, at age 67; in the hospital at Anna, Union County, occupation laborer, wife Ida.2 
ObitAndrew's obituary was published in the Olney Advocate on 27 July 1944:
Andrew Curtis, 66, died Monday afternoon at a hospital in Anna. He had been in ill health for sometime. Andrew was the son of William and Elizabeth Crabtree Curtis, husband of Ida. Funeral services were held at Schaub Funeral Home Wednesday afternoon with Rev. Aldrich in charge and interment in the Maple Dale cemetery. The deceased is survived by the following children: Forrest Curtis, of Hammond, IN; Mrs. Martha Payne, of Noble; William Curtis of Olney; Mrs. Zella Curtis and Mary Payne of Olney: two brothers, Ralph Bryan of St. Louis and Mrs. Roma Rodgers, of Olney, and three sisters, Mrs. Daisy Gentz, of West Salem; Mrs. Mina Easton, of Paris, and Mrs. Effie Pritchard, of Grayville.7
 

Family

Ida Jane Bryan b. 29 Sep 1881, d. 23 Sep 1971
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  2. [S2241] Illinois County Clerks, Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947.
  3. [S66] Illinois, Illinois Marriages 1763-1900.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1940.
  7. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Maple Dale, Richland, Illinois.

Ida Jane Bryan1,2

F, b. 29 September 1881, d. 23 September 1971
Last Edited14 Jul 2013
Birth*Ida Jane Bryan was born on 29 September 1881 at Lawrence, Illinois; daughter of H.H. Bryan and Susan Hill.1,3,2 
Married Name As of 3 July 1906,her married name was Curtis.1 
Marriage*She married Andrew Curtis, son of William Curtis and Martha Isabella Crabtree, on 3 July 1906 at Edwards, Illinois.1 
Census*Ida Jane Bryan and Andrew Curtis appeared on the census of 19 April 1910 at Grayville, Edwards, Illinois, ED 19, sheet 4B, occupation laborer-saw mill, renting, married 10 years, 4 children, 4 living.4 
CensusIda Jane Bryan and Andrew Curtis appeared on the census of 2 January 1920 at Grayville, White, Illinois, ED 25, sheet 2A, occupation laborer-railroad, renting, 7 chldren.5 
Census*Ida Jane Bryan appeared on the census of 17 April 1930 at Olney, Richland, Illinois, ED 15, sheet 16B, occupation factory worker, renting, married but no husband present, 4 children.6 
CensusShe appeared on the census of 2 April 1940 at Olney, Richland, Illinois, ED 15, sheet 63A, occupation housework-private family, widowed, liiving with Zella's family.7 
Death*She died on 23 September 1971 at Olney, Richland, Illinois, at age 89; buried at Sumner Cemetery, Sumner, Illinois.3,2 

Family

Andrew Curtis b. 8 Nov 1876, d. 24 Jul 1944
Children

Citations

  1. [S66] Illinois, Illinois Marriages 1763-1900.
  2. [S2246] Dolores Nettleton, "Descendants of Henry Curtis and Rachel Curtis Harris", Ancestral File.
  3. [S44] Social Security Death Index.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  7. [S1] Census of Population 1940.

Ralph Curtis1

M, b. 1901
FatherAndrew Curtis1 b. 8 Nov 1876, d. 24 Jul 1944
MotherIda Jane Bryan1 b. 29 Sep 1881, d. 23 Sep 1971
Last Edited2 Jul 2013
Birth*Ralph Curtis was born in 1901 at Edwards, Illinois.1 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 19 April 1910 Grayville, Edwards, Illinois, in the household of Andrew Curtis and Ida Jane Bryan; ED 19, sheet 4B, occupation laborer-saw mill, renting, married 10 years, 4 children, 4 living.1 
(Witness) CensusRalph Curtis appeared on the census of 2 January 1920 Grayville, White, Illinois, in the household of Andrew Curtis and Ida Jane Bryan; ED 25, sheet 2A, occupation laborer-railroad, renting, 7 chldren.2 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1920.

Roma Susan Curtis1,2

F, b. 6 June 1904, d. 22 April 1977
FatherAndrew Curtis1 b. 8 Nov 1876, d. 24 Jul 1944
MotherIda Jane Bryan1 b. 29 Sep 1881, d. 23 Sep 1971
Last Edited2 Jul 2013
Birth*Roma Susan Curtis was born on 6 June 1904 at Grayville, Edwards, Illinois.1,2,3 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 19 April 1910 Grayville, Edwards, Illinois, in the household of Andrew Curtis and Ida Jane Bryan; ED 19, sheet 4B, occupation laborer-saw mill, renting, married 10 years, 4 children, 4 living.1 
(Witness) CensusRoma Susan Curtis appeared on the census of 2 January 1920 Grayville, White, Illinois, in the household of Andrew Curtis and Ida Jane Bryan; ED 25, sheet 2A, occupation laborer-railroad, renting, 7 chldren.4 
Married Name As of 11 June 1921,her married name was Rodgers.2 
Marriage*Roma Susan Curtis married Elmer Rodgers on 11 June 1921 at Carmi, White, Illinois.2 
Census*Roma Susan Curtis and Elmer Rodgers appeared on the census of 12 April 1940 at Olney, Richland, Illinois, ED 12, sheet 8B, occupation track man-railroad, owned home valued at $1,800, 7 children at home.5 
Death*Roma Susan Curtis died on 22 April 1977 at Centralia, Marion, Illinois, at age 72; buried at Elmwood Cemetery.2,3 

Family

Elmer Rodgers b. 23 Dec 1900, d. 10 Jun 1978

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  2. [S2243] Cfblue78, "Enslow Family Tree", Ancestral File.
  3. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Elmwood, Marion, Illinois.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1940.

Forest (Forist) Douglas Curtis1,2

M, b. 18 May 1907, d. 20 June 1971
FatherAndrew Curtis1 b. 8 Nov 1876, d. 24 Jul 1944
MotherIda Jane Bryan1 b. 29 Sep 1881, d. 23 Sep 1971
Last Edited7 Jul 2013
Birth*Forest (Forist) Douglas Curtis was born on 18 May 1907 at Edwards, Illinois.1,2 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 19 April 1910 Grayville, Edwards, Illinois, in the household of Andrew Curtis and Ida Jane Bryan; ED 19, sheet 4B, occupation laborer-saw mill, renting, married 10 years, 4 children, 4 living.1 
(Witness) CensusForest (Forist) Douglas Curtis appeared on the census of 2 January 1920 Grayville, White, Illinois, in the household of Andrew Curtis and Ida Jane Bryan; ED 25, sheet 2A, occupation laborer-railroad, renting, 7 chldren.3 
Marriage*Forest (Forist) Douglas Curtis married Cora M. Dunlap on 6 August 1927 at Illinois.4,5 
(Witness) CensusForest (Forist) Douglas Curtis appeared on the census of 17 April 1930 Olney, Richland, Illinois, in the household of Ida Jane Bryan; ED 15, sheet 16B, occupation factory worker, renting, married but no husband present, 4 children.6 
Census*Forest (Forist) Douglas Curtis and Cora M. Dunlap appeared on the census of 1 May 1940 at Olney, Richland, Illinois, ED 15, sheet 15B, occupation laborer-shoe factory, renting, 1 son.4 
Death*Forest (Forist) Douglas Curtis died on 20 June 1971 at Vandalia, Fayette, Illinois, at age 64; buried at Haven Hill Cemetery in Olney.7,2 

Family

Cora M. Dunlap b. 2 Dec 1910, d. 4 Aug 2007
Child

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  2. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Haven Hill, Richland, Illinois.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1940.
  5. [S1861] Selected United States Newspapers.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  7. [S44] Social Security Death Index.

Martha L. Curtis1

F, b. 1 August 1909
FatherAndrew Curtis2 b. 8 Nov 1876, d. 24 Jul 1944
MotherIda Jane Bryan2 b. 29 Sep 1881, d. 23 Sep 1971
Last Edited12 Jul 2013
Birth*Martha L. Curtis was born on 1 August 1909 at Edwards, Illinois.2,3 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 19 April 1910 Grayville, Edwards, Illinois, in the household of Andrew Curtis and Ida Jane Bryan; ED 19, sheet 4B, occupation laborer-saw mill, renting, married 10 years, 4 children, 4 living.2 
(Witness) CensusMartha L. Curtis appeared on the census of 2 January 1920 Grayville, White, Illinois, in the household of Andrew Curtis and Ida Jane Bryan; ED 25, sheet 2A, occupation laborer-railroad, renting, 7 chldren.4 
Married Name As of circa 1935,her married name was Payne.5 
Marriage*Martha L. Curtis married William M. Payne circa 1935 at Illinois.5 
Census*Martha L. Curtis and William M. Payne appeared on the census of 13 April 1940 at Noble, Richland, Illinois, ED 11, sheet 6B, occupation farmer, owned home, 1 daughter.5 

Family

William M. Payne b. 1883, d. 1966
Child

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1910-1940.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  3. [S2242] Dolores Nettleton, "Email Re Curtis Family of Curtisville, Illinois," e-mail to Al Field, 14 June 2013.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1940.

William Hugh Curtis1

M, b. 17 January 1912, d. 16 June 1995
FatherAndrew Curtis2 b. 8 Nov 1876, d. 24 Jul 1944
MotherIda Jane Bryan2 b. 29 Sep 1881, d. 23 Sep 1971
Last Edited12 Jul 2013
Birth*William Hugh Curtis was born on 17 January 1912 at Edwards, Illinois.2,3 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 2 January 1920 Grayville, White, Illinois, in the household of Andrew Curtis and Ida Jane Bryan; ED 25, sheet 2A, occupation laborer-railroad, renting, 7 chldren.2 
(Witness) CensusWilliam Hugh Curtis appeared on the census of 17 April 1930 Olney, Richland, Illinois, in the household of Ida Jane Bryan; ED 15, sheet 16B, occupation factory worker, renting, married but no husband present, 4 children.4 
Marriage*William Hugh Curtis married Lucille L. Fitzgerald in 1934 at Illinois.5 
Census*William Hugh Curtis and Lucille L. Fitzgerald appeared on the census of 1 May 1940 at Olney, Richland, Illinois, ED 15, sheet 15B, occupation brakeman-B&O Railroad, renting, 4 children and Andrew Curtis at home.5 
Death*William Hugh Curtis died on 16 June 1995 at Newton, Jasper, Illinois, at age 83; no place given in SSDI; wife Lucille, buried at Maple Dale Cemetery in Olney, Illinois.3,6,7 

Family

Lucille L. Fitzgerald b. 1915, d. Feb 1982
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1920-1940.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  3. [S44] Social Security Death Index.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1940.
  6. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Maple Dale, Richland, Illinois.
  7. [S2242] Dolores Nettleton, "Email Re Curtis Family of Curtisville, Illinois," e-mail to Al Field, 14 June 2013.

Zella V. Curtis1,2,3

F, b. 8 May 1914, d. 6 October 1987
FatherAndrew Curtis1 b. 8 Nov 1876, d. 24 Jul 1944
MotherIda Jane Bryan1 b. 29 Sep 1881, d. 23 Sep 1971
Last Edited12 Jul 2013
Birth*Zella V. Curtis was born on 8 May 1914 at Edwards, Illinois.1,2 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 2 January 1920 Grayville, White, Illinois, in the household of Andrew Curtis and Ida Jane Bryan; ED 25, sheet 2A, occupation laborer-railroad, renting, 7 chldren.1 
(Witness) CensusZella V. Curtis appeared on the census of 17 April 1930 Olney, Richland, Illinois, in the household of Ida Jane Bryan; ED 15, sheet 16B, occupation factory worker, renting, married but no husband present, 4 children.4 
Marriage*Zella V. Curtis married Walter L. Curtis circa 1932 at Illinois.5,6 
Census*Zella V. Curtis and Walter L. Curtis appeared on the census of 1 April 1940 at Olney, Richland, Illinois, ED 15, sheet 63A, occupation mechanic-garage, owned home, 4 children and Zella's mother, daughter Young and granddaughter.6 
Death*Zella V. Curtis died on 6 October 1987 at Olney, Richland, Illinois, at age 73; buried at Sumner Cemetery in Lawrence County.2,3 

Family

Walter L. Curtis b. 7 Jul 1914, d. 5 May 1990
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  2. [S44] Social Security Death Index.
  3. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Sumner, Lawrence, Illinois.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  5. [S2242] Dolores Nettleton, "Email Re Curtis Family of Curtisville, Illinois," e-mail to Al Field, 14 June 2013.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1940.

Mary Margaret Curtis1,2

F, b. 1 August 1916, d. 11 January 1989
FatherAndrew Curtis1 b. 8 Nov 1876, d. 24 Jul 1944
MotherIda Jane Bryan1 b. 29 Sep 1881, d. 23 Sep 1971
Last Edited14 Jul 2013
Birth*Mary Margaret Curtis was born on 1 August 1916 at Edwards, Illinois.1,2 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 2 January 1920 Grayville, White, Illinois, in the household of Andrew Curtis and Ida Jane Bryan; ED 25, sheet 2A, occupation laborer-railroad, renting, 7 chldren.1 
(Witness) CensusMary Margaret Curtis appeared on the census of 17 April 1930 Olney, Richland, Illinois, in the household of Ida Jane Bryan; ED 15, sheet 16B, occupation factory worker, renting, married but no husband present, 4 children.3 
Married Name As of 18 November 1933,her married name was Payne.2,4,5 
Marriage*Mary Margaret Curtis married Joseph (Joe) Payne on 18 November 1933 at Illinois.2,4,5 
Census*Mary Margaret Curtis and Joseph (Joe) Payne appeared on the census of 3 May 1940 at Olney, Richland, Illinois, ED 17, sheet 13B, occupation janitor-housekeeping, renting, 4 children at home.4 
Death*Mary Margaret Curtis died on 11 January 1989 at Olney, Richland, Illinois, at age 72; buried at Maple Dale Cemetery.6,7 

Family

Joseph (Joe) Payne b. 6 May 1903, d. 24 Oct 1981
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  2. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Maple Dale, Richland, Illinois.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1940.
  5. [S2246] Dolores Nettleton, "Descendants of Henry Curtis and Rachel Curtis Harris", Ancestral File.
  6. [S44] Social Security Death Index.
  7. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave.

Cora M. Dunlap1,2

F, b. 2 December 1910, d. 4 August 2007
Last Edited7 Jul 2013
Birth*Cora M. Dunlap was born on 2 December 1910 at Illinois; daughter of Richqrd Francis Dunlap and Mary B. Gaines.1,3 
Married Name As of 6 August 1927,her married name was Curtis.1,4 
Marriage*She married Forest (Forist) Douglas Curtis, son of Andrew Curtis and Ida Jane Bryan, on 6 August 1927 at Illinois.1,4 
Census*Cora M. Dunlap and Forest (Forist) Douglas Curtis appeared on the census of 1 May 1940 at Olney, Richland, Illinois, ED 15, sheet 15B, occupation laborer-shoe factory, renting, 1 son.1 
Death*Cora M. Dunlap died on 4 August 2007 at Washington, Tazewell, Illinois, at age 96; buried at Haven Hill Cemetery in Olney.5,3 
ObitCora M.'s obituary was published in the Peoria Journal Star on 8 August 2007:
Bartonville - Cora M. Curtis, 96, of Bartonville, Ill., died at 9:17 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 4, 2007, in Hallmark House Nursing Center in Pekin, Ill. Services were at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2007, at Summers-Kistler Funeral Home in Olney, Ill. She married Forist Douglas Curtis on Aug. 6, 1927. He died on June 20, 1971. Cora was survived by a son, Charles Ray Curtis and wife Alice of Normal, Ill; granddaughters, Sandra Hipsher and husband Robert of Bartonville, Ill., and Linda Beckman of Vandalia, Ill; grandson, William Curtis and wife Roberta of Bloomington, Ill; eight great-grandchildren; and 11 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, six sisters, two brothers and one great-granddaughter.4 

Family

Forest (Forist) Douglas Curtis b. 18 May 1907, d. 20 Jun 1971
Child

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1940.
  2. [S2242] Dolores Nettleton, "Email Re Curtis Family of Curtisville, Illinois," e-mail to Al Field, 14 June 2013.
  3. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Haven Hill, Richland, Illinois.
  4. [S1861] Selected United States Newspapers.
  5. [S44] Social Security Death Index.

Charles Ray Curtis1,2

M, b. 10 November 1927, d. 5 March 2013
FatherForest (Forist) Douglas Curtis1 b. 18 May 1907, d. 20 Jun 1971
MotherCora M. Dunlap1 b. 2 Dec 1910, d. 4 Aug 2007
Last Edited7 Jul 2013
Birth*Charles Ray Curtis was born on 10 November 1927 at Olney, Richland, Illinois.1,3 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 1 May 1940 Olney, Richland, Illinois, in the household of Forest (Forist) Douglas Curtis and Cora M. Dunlap; ED 15, sheet 15B, occupation laborer-shoe factory, renting, 1 son.1 
Death*Charles Ray Curtis died on 5 March 2013 at Normal, McLean, Illinois, at age 85.3,4 
ObitCharles Ray's obituary was published in the Pantagraph on 8 March 2013:
Normal - Charles Ray "Charlie" Curtis, 85, Normal, passed away at 10:55 p.m. Tuesday (March 5, 2013) at Advocate BroMenn Medical Center, Normal. A private family celebration of Charlie's life will be at a later date. Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Charlie was born Nov. 10, 1927, in Olney, the son of Forest and Cora Dunlap Curtis. He married Alice I. Gaddy on Dec. 2, 1950, in La Porte, Ind. He is survived by his wife, Alice Curtis; two daughters, Sandra (Robert) Hipsher, North Pekin, and Linda Beckman, Vandalia; and one son, William (Roberta) Curtis, Bloomington; seven grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Charlie was preceded in death by his parents, one granddaughter and one great-grandson. Charlie was a U.S. Navy veteran and member of the American Legion. He was a former correctional captain at Vandalia Correctional Center and retired maintenance supervisor for the Vandalia school system.3 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1940.
  2. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave.
  3. [S1861] Selected United States Newspapers.
  4. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Haven Hill, Richland, Illinois.

Elmer Rodgers1

M, b. 23 December 1900, d. 10 June 1978
Last Edited2 Jul 2013
Birth*Elmer Rodgers was born on 23 December 1900 at Illinois.1,2 
Marriage*He married Roma Susan Curtis, daughter of Andrew Curtis and Ida Jane Bryan, on 11 June 1921 at Carmi, White, Illinois.1 
Census*Elmer Rodgers and Roma Susan Curtis appeared on the census of 12 April 1940 at Olney, Richland, Illinois, ED 12, sheet 8B, occupation track man-railroad, owned home valued at $1,800, 7 children at home.3 
Death*Elmer Rodgers died on 10 June 1978 at Centralia, Marion, Illinois, at age 77; buried at Elmwood Cemetery.1,2 

Family

Roma Susan Curtis b. 6 Jun 1904, d. 22 Apr 1977

Citations

  1. [S2243] Cfblue78, "Enslow Family Tree", Ancestral File.
  2. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Elmwood, Marion, Illinois.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1940.

Joseph (Joe) Payne1

M, b. 6 May 1903, d. 24 October 1981
Last Edited14 Jul 2013
Birth*Joseph (Joe) Payne was born on 6 May 1903 at Illinois; brother of William Payne, who married Martha Curtis.1 
Marriage*He married Mary Margaret Curtis, daughter of Andrew Curtis and Ida Jane Bryan, on 18 November 1933 at Illinois.1,2,3 
Census*Joseph (Joe) Payne and Mary Margaret Curtis appeared on the census of 3 May 1940 at Olney, Richland, Illinois, ED 17, sheet 13B, occupation janitor-housekeeping, renting, 4 children at home.2 
Death*Joseph (Joe) Payne died on 24 October 1981 at Olney, Richland, Illinois, at age 78; buried at Maple Dale Cemetery.1 

Family

Mary Margaret Curtis b. 1 Aug 1916, d. 11 Jan 1989
Children

Citations

  1. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Maple Dale, Richland, Illinois.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1940.
  3. [S2246] Dolores Nettleton, "Descendants of Henry Curtis and Rachel Curtis Harris", Ancestral File.

William M. Payne1

M, b. 1883, d. 1966
Last Edited12 Jul 2013
Birth*William M. Payne was born in 1883 at Illinois; brother of Joseph Payne.1,2 
Marriage*He married Martha L. Curtis, daughter of Andrew Curtis and Ida Jane Bryan, circa 1935 at Illinois.1 
Census*William M. Payne and Martha L. Curtis appeared on the census of 13 April 1940 at Noble, Richland, Illinois, ED 11, sheet 6B, occupation farmer, owned home, 1 daughter.1 
Death*William M. Payne died in 1966 at Richland, Illinois; buried at Hanna Cemetery.2 

Family

Martha L. Curtis b. 1 Aug 1909
Child

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1940.
  2. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Hanna, Richland, Illinois.

Robert Curtis1

M, b. 1937
FatherHenry Vance Curtis1 b. 4 May 1893, d. 1 Jul 1963
MotherMary Elizabeth Harris1 b. 1901, d. a 1963
Last Edited9 Jul 2013
Birth*Robert Curtis was born in 1937 at Keokuk, Iowa.1 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 11 April 1940 Richland, Keokuk, Iowa, in the household of Henry Vance Curtis and Mary Elizabeth Harris; ED 20, sheet 5B, occupation mechanic/garage proprietor, renting, 4 children.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1940.

Lucille L. Fitzgerald1,2,3

F, b. 1915, d. February 1982
Last Edited12 Jul 2013
Birth*Lucille L. Fitzgerald was born in 1915 at Illinois.1,4 
Married Name As of 1934,her married name was Curtis.1 
Marriage*She married William Hugh Curtis, son of Andrew Curtis and Ida Jane Bryan, in 1934 at Illinois.1 
Census*Lucille L. Fitzgerald and William Hugh Curtis appeared on the census of 1 May 1940 at Olney, Richland, Illinois, ED 15, sheet 15B, occupation brakeman-B&O Railroad, renting, 4 children and Andrew Curtis at home.1 
Death*Lucille L. Fitzgerald died in February 1982 at Olney, Richland, Illinois; buried at Maple Dale Cemetery in Olney.4,3 

Family

William Hugh Curtis b. 17 Jan 1912, d. 16 Jun 1995
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1940.
  2. [S2242] Dolores Nettleton, "Email Re Curtis Family of Curtisville, Illinois," e-mail to Al Field, 14 June 2013.
  3. [S44] Social Security Death Index.
  4. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Maple Dale, Richland, Illinois.

William S. Curtis1

M, b. 1936
FatherWilliam Hugh Curtis1 b. 17 Jan 1912, d. 16 Jun 1995
MotherLucille L. Fitzgerald1 b. 1915, d. Feb 1982
Last Edited11 Jul 2013
Birth*William S. Curtis was born in 1936 at Illinois.1 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 1 May 1940 Olney, Richland, Illinois, in the household of William Hugh Curtis and Lucille L. Fitzgerald; ED 15, sheet 15B, occupation brakeman-B&O Railroad, renting, 4 children and Andrew Curtis at home.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1940.

Eleanor J. Curtis1

F, b. 1938
FatherWilliam Hugh Curtis1 b. 17 Jan 1912, d. 16 Jun 1995
MotherLucille L. Fitzgerald1 b. 1915, d. Feb 1982
Last Edited11 Jul 2013
Birth*Eleanor J. Curtis was born in 1938 at Illinois.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 1 May 1940 Olney, Richland, Illinois, in the household of William Hugh Curtis and Lucille L. Fitzgerald; ED 15, sheet 15B, occupation brakeman-B&O Railroad, renting, 4 children and Andrew Curtis at home.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1940.

Phyliss J. Curtis1

F, b. 1939
FatherWilliam Hugh Curtis1 b. 17 Jan 1912, d. 16 Jun 1995
MotherLucille L. Fitzgerald1 b. 1915, d. Feb 1982
Last Edited11 Jul 2013
Birth*Phyliss J. Curtis was born in 1939 at Illinois.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 1 May 1940 Olney, Richland, Illinois, in the household of William Hugh Curtis and Lucille L. Fitzgerald; ED 15, sheet 15B, occupation brakeman-B&O Railroad, renting, 4 children and Andrew Curtis at home.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1940.

Joyce F. Curtis1

F, b. 1940
FatherWilliam Hugh Curtis b. 17 Jan 1912, d. 16 Jun 1995
MotherLucille L. Fitzgerald b. 1915, d. Feb 1982
Last Edited11 Jul 2013
Birth*Joyce F. Curtis was born in 1940 at Illinois.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 1 May 1940 Olney, Richland, Illinois, in the household of William Hugh Curtis and Lucille L. Fitzgerald; ED 15, sheet 15B, occupation brakeman-B&O Railroad, renting, 4 children and Andrew Curtis at home.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1940.

Walter L. Curtis1

M, b. 7 July 1914, d. 5 May 1990
Last Edited12 Jul 2013
Birth*Walter L. Curtis was born on 7 July 1914 at Illinois; not related to Zella.1,2 
Census*He appeared on the census of 18 April 1930 at Noble Twp., Richland, Illinois, ED 11, sheet 7B, no occupation, living with his uncle, James Phineas Curtis.2 
Marriage*He married Zella V. Curtis, daughter of Andrew Curtis and Ida Jane Bryan, circa 1932 at Illinois.1,3 
Census*Walter L. Curtis and Zella V. Curtis appeared on the census of 1 April 1940 at Olney, Richland, Illinois, ED 15, sheet 63A, occupation mechanic-garage, owned home, 4 children and Zella's mother, daughter Young and granddaughter.3 
Death*Walter L. Curtis died on 5 May 1990 at Olney, Richland, Illinois, at age 75; buried at Maple Dale Cemetery.1,4 
ObitWalter L.'s obituary was published in the Unknown Newspaper on circa 6 May 1990:
Walter L. Curtis, 75, of 615 W. Chestnut, Olney, Ill. died 12:51 p.m., May 5, 1990 at his residence. Mr. Curtis was born July 7, 1914 in Richland County, the son of Charlie and Carrie (Clark) Curtis. He married Zella V. Curtis and she died October 6, 1987. He was retired from Ginder construction. Survivors include sons, Leroy Curtis, Olney; Darrell Curtis, Clay City; Walter R. Curtis, Sumner; Terry Curtis, Longview, Tx; daughters, Patsy Johnson, West Liberty; Lois Worstell, Olney and Carrie Lane, Olney; one sister, Ruth Marks, Olney.21 grandchildren, 22 great -grandchildren, two
nieces and one nephew. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, one son, two brothers, one son-in-law and one grandson.4 

Family

Zella V. Curtis b. 8 May 1914, d. 6 Oct 1987
Children

Citations

  1. [S2242] Dolores Nettleton, "Email Re Curtis Family of Curtisville, Illinois," e-mail to Al Field, 14 June 2013.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1940.
  4. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Maple Dale, Richland, Illinois.

Leroy T. Curtis1

M, b. 1933
FatherWalter L. Curtis1 b. 7 Jul 1914, d. 5 May 1990
MotherZella V. Curtis1 b. 8 May 1914, d. 6 Oct 1987
Last Edited12 Jul 2013
Birth*Leroy T. Curtis was born in 1933 at Illinois.1 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 1 April 1940 Olney, Richland, Illinois, in the household of Walter L. Curtis and Zella V. Curtis; ED 15, sheet 63A, occupation mechanic-garage, owned home, 4 children and Zella's mother, daughter Young and granddaughter.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1940.

Daniel G. Curtis1

M, b. 1936
FatherWalter L. Curtis1 b. 7 Jul 1914, d. 5 May 1990
MotherZella V. Curtis1 b. 8 May 1914, d. 6 Oct 1987
Last Edited12 Jul 2013
Birth*Daniel G. Curtis was born in 1936 at Illinois.1 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 1 April 1940 Olney, Richland, Illinois, in the household of Walter L. Curtis and Zella V. Curtis; ED 15, sheet 63A, occupation mechanic-garage, owned home, 4 children and Zella's mother, daughter Young and granddaughter.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1940.

Patsy N. Curtis1

F, b. 1937
FatherWalter L. Curtis1 b. 7 Jul 1914, d. 5 May 1990
MotherZella V. Curtis1 b. 8 May 1914, d. 6 Oct 1987
Last Edited12 Jul 2013
Birth*Patsy N. Curtis was born in 1937 at Illinois.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 1 April 1940 Olney, Richland, Illinois, in the household of Walter L. Curtis and Zella V. Curtis; ED 15, sheet 63A, occupation mechanic-garage, owned home, 4 children and Zella's mother, daughter Young and granddaughter.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1940.

Lois J. Curtis1

F, b. 1939
FatherWalter L. Curtis1 b. 7 Jul 1914, d. 5 May 1990
MotherZella V. Curtis1 b. 8 May 1914, d. 6 Oct 1987
Last Edited12 Jul 2013
Birth*Lois J. Curtis was born in 1939 at Illinois.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 1 April 1940 Olney, Richland, Illinois, in the household of Walter L. Curtis and Zella V. Curtis; ED 15, sheet 63A, occupation mechanic-garage, owned home, 4 children and Zella's mother, daughter Young and granddaughter.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1940.

Gene Payne1

M, b. 1933
FatherJoseph (Joe) Payne1 b. 6 May 1903, d. 24 Oct 1981
MotherMary Margaret Curtis1 b. 1 Aug 1916, d. 11 Jan 1989
Last Edited12 Jul 2013
Birth*Gene Payne was born in 1933 at Richland, Illinois.1 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 3 May 1940 Olney, Richland, Illinois, in the household of Mary Margaret Curtis and Joseph (Joe) Payne; ED 17, sheet 13B, occupation janitor-housekeeping, renting, 4 children at home.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1940.

Jackie Payne1

M, b. 1935
FatherJoseph (Joe) Payne1 b. 6 May 1903, d. 24 Oct 1981
MotherMary Margaret Curtis1 b. 1 Aug 1916, d. 11 Jan 1989
Last Edited12 Jul 2013
Birth*Jackie Payne was born in 1935 at Richland, Illinois.1 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 3 May 1940 Olney, Richland, Illinois, in the household of Mary Margaret Curtis and Joseph (Joe) Payne; ED 17, sheet 13B, occupation janitor-housekeeping, renting, 4 children at home.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1940.