James Dee (Jimmie, J.D.) Curtis1,2,3

M, b. 27 July 1885, d. 22 February 1973
FatherAndrew Jackson Curtis1 b. 5 Jan 1855, d. 25 May 1912
MotherMartha Ann Buchanan1 b. 13 May 1860, d. 21 Jun 1916
Last Edited1 Jan 2014
Birth*James Dee (Jimmie, J.D.) Curtis was born on 27 July 1885 at Humphreys, Tennessee.1,2 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 7 June 1900 District 4, Humphreys, Tennessee, in the household of Andrew Jackson Curtis and Martha Ann Buchanan; ED 17, sheet 4A, occupation farmer, owned farm, married 24 years, 10 children, 9 living.1 
Marriage*James Dee (Jimmie, J.D.) Curtis married Myrtle Pauline Lofton on 24 March 1909 at Humphreys, Tennessee.4,5 
Census*James Dee (Jimmie, J.D.) Curtis and Myrtle Pauline Lofton appeared on the census of 22 April 1910 at District 4, Humphreys, Tennessee, ED 63, sheet 3B, occupation farmer, renting, married 1 year, no children.4 
DraftWW1* On 12 September 1918 James Dee (Jimmie, J.D.) Curtis registered for the draft at Cuba Landing, Humphreys, Tennessee; at the time, he was employed by himself as a farmer, wife Myrtle, described as medium height, medium build, blue eyes, dark hair.2 
CensusHe and Myrtle Pauline Lofton appeared on the census of 14 January 1920 at Little Prairie Twp., Pemiscot, Missouri, ED 165, sheet 8A, occupation farm laborer, tenure unknown, 5 children.6 
Marriage*James Dee (Jimmie, J.D.) Curtis married Emma H. Lackey circa 1930 at Pemiscot, Missouri.7 
Census*James Dee (Jimmie, J.D.) Curtis appeared on the census of 3 April 1930 at Little Prairie Twp., Pemiscot, Missouri, ED 17, sheet 2A, occupation farmer, renting, 8 children and 1 step daughter.8 
Census*He and Emma H. Lackey appeared on the census of 2 April 1940 at Little Prairie Twp., Pemiscot, Missouri, ED 78-24, sheet 1B, occupation farmer, renting, 8 children at home.9 
Death*James Dee (Jimmie, J.D.) Curtis died on 22 February 1973 at Hayti, Pemiscot, Missouri, at age 87; buried at Maple Cemetery.7,10 

Family 1

Myrtle Pauline Lofton b. 27 Oct 1894, d. 17 Jan 1930
Children

Family 2

Emma H. Lackey b. 17 Nov 1900, d. 21 Nov 1995
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  2. [S758] Ancestry.com, World War I Draft Registration Cards.
  3. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Maple, Pemiscot, Missouri (wife).
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  5. [S869] The Generations Network, Tennessee State Marriages 1780-2002.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  7. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Maple, Pemiscot, Missouri.
  8. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  9. [S1] Census of Population 1940.
  10. [S44] Social Security Death Index.
  11. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Woodlawn, Pemiscot, Missouri.
  12. [S577] Missouri State Archives, Missouri Birth and Death Records Before 1910, death certificate.

Elijah Gilbert Curtis1,2,3

M, b. 11 July 1887, d. 6 September 1956
FatherAndrew Jackson Curtis1 b. 5 Jan 1855, d. 25 May 1912
MotherMartha Ann Buchanan1 b. 13 May 1860, d. 21 Jun 1916
Last Edited19 Jan 2015
Birth*Elijah Gilbert Curtis was born on 11 July 1887 at Cuba Landing, Humphreys, Tennessee.1,2,4,3 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 7 June 1900 District 4, Humphreys, Tennessee, in the household of Andrew Jackson Curtis and Martha Ann Buchanan; ED 17, sheet 4A, occupation farmer, owned farm, married 24 years, 10 children, 9 living.1 
Marriage*Elijah Gilbert Curtis married Maggie Chance on 29 December 1908 at Humphreys, Tennessee.5 
DraftWW1* On 5 June 1917 Elijah Gilbert Curtis registered for the draft at Cuba Landing, Humphreys, Tennessee; at the time, he was employed by himself as a farmer, wife and children, described as medium height, slender, light blue eyes, black hair.2 
Census*He and Maggie Chance appeared on the census of 14 January 1920 at District 5, Humphreys, Tennessee, ED 80, sheet 8A, occupation farmer, renting, 5 children.6 
CensusElijah Gilbert Curtis and Maggie Chance appeared on the census of 17 April 1930 at District 5, Humphreys, Tennessee, ED 9, sheet 13A, occupation farmer, renting, 6 children.7 
CensusElijah Gilbert Curtis and Maggie Chance appeared on the census of 3 May 1940 at District 5, Humphreys, Tennessee, ED 43-10A, occupation laborer-F.M. roads, renting, 4 children.8 
Death*Elijah Gilbert Curtis died on 6 September 1956 at age 69; buried at McKeel Cemetery in Humphreys County.4 

Family

Maggie Chance b. 8 Apr 1892, d. 8 Mar 1990
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  2. [S758] Ancestry.com, World War I Draft Registration Cards.
  3. [S2288] Tennessee State Archives, Tennessee Delayed Birth Records 1869-1909.
  4. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, McKeel, Humphreys, Tennessee.
  5. [S869] The Generations Network, Tennessee State Marriages 1780-2002.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  7. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  8. [S1] Census of Population 1940.
  9. [S2256] Rosala Curtis (rosalamcurtis59), "Ancestors of Jack Franklin Curtis", Ancestral File.

Jennie Florence Curtis1,2

F, b. March 1890, d. 1920
FatherAndrew Jackson Curtis1 b. 5 Jan 1855, d. 25 May 1912
MotherMartha Ann Buchanan1 b. 13 May 1860, d. 21 Jun 1916
Last Edited10 Jul 2015
Birth*Jennie Florence Curtis was born in March 1890 at Humphreys, Tennessee.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 7 June 1900 District 4, Humphreys, Tennessee, in the household of Andrew Jackson Curtis and Martha Ann Buchanan; ED 17, sheet 4A, occupation farmer, owned farm, married 24 years, 10 children, 9 living.1 
Married Name As of 30 January 1907,her married name was Bell.2 
(Witness) CensusJennie Florence Curtis appeared on the census of 22 April 1910 District 4, Humphreys, Tennessee, in the household of Andrew Jackson Curtis and Martha Ann Buchanan; ED 63, sheet 3B, occupation farmer, owned farm, married 34 years, 10 children, 9 living.3 
Married Name As of 21 April 1912,her married name was Chance.2 
Marriage*Jennie Florence Curtis married Ocie Willard Chance on 21 April 1912 at Humphreys, Tennessee.2 
Census*Jennie Florence Curtis and Ocie Willard Chance appeared on the census of 19 January 1920 at District 4, Humphreys, Tennessee, ED 78, sheet 10A, occupation farmer, renting, 3 children.4 
Death*Jennie Florence Curtis died in 1920 at Humphreys, Tennessee.2,4 

Family

Ocie Willard Chance b. 3 Jun 1894, d. Sep 1968
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  2. [S2256] Rosala Curtis (rosalamcurtis59), "Ancestors of Jack Franklin Curtis", Ancestral File.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1920.

Ida Estelle Curtis1,2

F, b. 15 August 1893, d. 18 January 1976
FatherAndrew Jackson Curtis1 b. 5 Jan 1855, d. 25 May 1912
MotherMartha Ann Buchanan1 b. 13 May 1860, d. 21 Jun 1916
Last Edited2 Jan 2014
Birth*Ida Estelle Curtis was born on 15 August 1893 at Humphreys, Tennessee.1,3 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 7 June 1900 District 4, Humphreys, Tennessee, in the household of Andrew Jackson Curtis and Martha Ann Buchanan; ED 17, sheet 4A, occupation farmer, owned farm, married 24 years, 10 children, 9 living.1 
(Witness) CensusIda Estelle Curtis appeared on the census of 22 April 1910 District 4, Humphreys, Tennessee, in the household of Andrew Jackson Curtis and Martha Ann Buchanan; ED 63, sheet 3B, occupation farmer, owned farm, married 34 years, 10 children, 9 living.4 
Married Name As of 6 September 1912,her married name was Hensley.5 
Marriage*Ida Estelle Curtis married Elmer Clinton Hensley on 6 September 1912 at Humphreys, Tennessee.5 
Census*Ida Estelle Curtis and Elmer Clinton Hensley appeared on the census of 11 April 1930 at Little Prairie Twp., Pemiscot, Missouri, ED 19, sheet 11A, occupation farmer, renting, 4 children.6 
Death*Ida Estelle Curtis died on 18 January 1976 at Pemiscot, Missouri, at age 82; buried at Pemiscot Memorial Gardens.7,2 

Family

Elmer Clinton Hensley b. 28 Jul 1891, d. 31 Dec 1961

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  2. [S1213] Ancestry.com, "Ancestry.com", Ancestral File.
  3. [S44] Social Security Death Index.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  5. [S869] The Generations Network, Tennessee State Marriages 1780-2002.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  7. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Pemiscot, Pemiscot, Missouri.

Barney Brittan Curtis1,2

M, b. 1 March 1896, d. 6 May 1959
FatherAndrew Jackson Curtis1 b. 5 Jan 1855, d. 25 May 1912
MotherMartha Ann Buchanan1 b. 13 May 1860, d. 21 Jun 1916
Last Edited19 Jan 2015
Birth*Barney Brittan Curtis was born on 1 March 1896 at Cuba Landing, Humphreys, Tennessee.1,2,3 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 7 June 1900 District 4, Humphreys, Tennessee, in the household of Andrew Jackson Curtis and Martha Ann Buchanan; ED 17, sheet 4A, occupation farmer, owned farm, married 24 years, 10 children, 9 living.1 
(Witness) CensusBarney Brittan Curtis appeared on the census of 22 April 1910 District 4, Humphreys, Tennessee, in the household of Andrew Jackson Curtis and Martha Ann Buchanan; ED 63, sheet 3B, occupation farmer, owned farm, married 34 years, 10 children, 9 living.4 
Marriage*Barney Brittan Curtis married Bessie Stringer on 24 February 1917 at Tennessee.5,6 
DraftWW1* On 5 June 1917 Barney Brittan Curtis registered for the draft at Cuba Landing, Humphreys, Tennessee; at the time, he was employed by W.W. Pace as a farm laborer, married, described as tall, slender, light blue eyes, black hair.2 
Divorce*He and Bessie Stringer were divorced between 1920 and 1929 at Pemiscot, Missouri.7 
Census*Barney Brittan Curtis and Alexander Curtis appeared on the census of 2 June 1920 at Little Prairie Twp., Pemiscot, Missouri, ED 166, sheet 1A, occupation farm laborer, renting, 1 daughter.5 
Marriage*Barney Brittan Curtis married Ivy Mae Cathey after 1930; prior marriage to Stringer?8 
Residence*Barney Brittan Curtis lived on 9 March 1943 at Portageville, New Madrid, Missouri.3 
Death*He died on 6 May 1959 at Portageville, Pemiscot, Missouri, at age 63; in a Sikeston nursing home, widowed, buried at Portageville Cemetery; not in FindaGrave index.9,8 

Family 1

Bessie Stringer b. 15 Apr 1902, d. 18 Aug 1989
Child

Family 2

Ivy Mae Cathey b. 16 Feb 1904, d. 18 Feb 1956

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  2. [S758] Ancestry.com, World War I Draft Registration Cards.
  3. [S2288] Tennessee State Archives, Tennessee Delayed Birth Records 1869-1909.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  6. [S1213] Ancestry.com, "Ancestry.com", Ancestral File.
  7. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  8. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Portageville, Pemiscot, Missouri.
  9. [S1402] Tennessee State Archives, Tennessee Death Certificates 1914-1955.

Kimet C. Curtis1

M, b. 12 September 1904, d. 12 April 1986
FatherWilliam Riley Curtis2 b. 15 Dec 1881, d. 17 Apr 1915
MotherJanie (Janice) Dobbins2 b. 26 Dec 1884, d. 24 Aug 1947
Last Edited15 Jul 2015
Birth*Kimet C. Curtis was born on 12 September 1904 at Humphreys, Tennessee.2,3,4 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 22 April 1910 District 4, Humphreys, Tennessee, in the household of William Riley Curtis and Janie (Janice) Dobbins; ED 63, sheet 3B, occupation farmer, owned farm, married 8 years, 5 children, 5 living; only 3 accounted for.2 
(Witness) CensusKimet C. Curtis appeared on the census of 7 January 1920 District 1, Benton, Tennessee, in the household of Janie (Janice) Dobbins and Lou H. Henson; ED 8, sheet 3A, occupation farmer, owned farm, 6 children from prior marriage, 1 with Jannie, 4 Curtis step children.5 
Name Variation As of 4 July 1925, Kimet C. Curtis was also known as Kim Curtis.6 
Marriage*He married Mezia Hazel Fuller on 4 July 1925 at Benton, Tennessee.7,6 
Census*Kimet C. Curtis and Mezia Hazel Fuller appeared on the census of 16 April 1930 at District 1, Benton, Tennessee, ED 1, sheet 4A, occupation farmer, renting, 3 children.7 
CensusKimet C. Curtis and Mezia Hazel Fuller appeared on the census of 19 April 1940 at District 1, Benton, Tennessee, ED 3-1, sheet 6A, occupation laborer-WPA roads, 8 children.8 
Death*Kimet C. Curtis died on 12 April 1986 at Camden, Benton, Tennessee, at age 81; buried at Dry Branch Cemetery.9,3 

Family

Mezia Hazel Fuller b. 29 Jan 1907, d. 12 Oct 2002
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1910-1940.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  3. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Dry Branch, Benton, Tennessee.
  4. [S2288] Tennessee State Archives, Tennessee Delayed Birth Records 1869-1909.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  6. [S869] The Generations Network, Tennessee State Marriages 1780-2002.
  7. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  8. [S1] Census of Population 1940.
  9. [S44] Social Security Death Index.
  10. [S1] Census of Population 1930, 1940.
  11. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Eastview, Benton, Tennessee.

Hubert Curtis1

M, b. 4 April 1909, d. 25 November 1994
FatherWilliam Riley Curtis1 b. 15 Dec 1881, d. 17 Apr 1915
MotherJanie (Janice) Dobbins1 b. 26 Dec 1884, d. 24 Aug 1947
Last Edited1 Jan 2014
Birth*Hubert Curtis was born on 4 April 1909 at Humphreys, Tennessee.1 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 22 April 1910 District 4, Humphreys, Tennessee, in the household of William Riley Curtis and Janie (Janice) Dobbins; ED 63, sheet 3B, occupation farmer, owned farm, married 8 years, 5 children, 5 living; only 3 accounted for.1 
(Witness) CensusHubert Curtis appeared on the census of 7 January 1920 District 1, Benton, Tennessee, in the household of Janie (Janice) Dobbins and Lou H. Henson; ED 8, sheet 3A, occupation farmer, owned farm, 6 children from prior marriage, 1 with Jannie, 4 Curtis step children.2 
Marriage*Hubert Curtis married Daisy Buchanan on 28 July 1932 at Benton, Tennessee.3 
Census*Hubert Curtis and Daisy Buchanan appeared on the census of 15 April 1940 at District 5, Humphreys, Tennessee, ED 43-10A, sheet 3A, occupation laborer-WPA school project, renting, 2 chldren.4 
Death*Hubert Curtis died on 25 November 1994 at Waverly, Humphreys, Tennessee, at age 85.5 

Family

Daisy Buchanan b. 21 Nov 1911, d. 27 Dec 1989
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  3. [S869] The Generations Network, Tennessee State Marriages 1780-2002.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1940.
  5. [S44] Social Security Death Index.

Myrtle Pauline Lofton1,2,3

F, b. 27 October 1894, d. 17 January 1930
Last Edited1 Jan 2014
Birth*Myrtle Pauline Lofton was born on 27 October 1894 at Tennessee; daughter of Tom and Martha Fields Lofton.1,4 
Married Name As of 24 March 1909,her married name was Curtis.1,3 
Marriage*She married James Dee (Jimmie, J.D.) Curtis, son of Andrew Jackson Curtis and Martha Ann Buchanan, on 24 March 1909 at Humphreys, Tennessee.1,3 
Census*Myrtle Pauline Lofton and James Dee (Jimmie, J.D.) Curtis appeared on the census of 22 April 1910 at District 4, Humphreys, Tennessee, ED 63, sheet 3B, occupation farmer, renting, married 1 year, no children.1 
CensusMyrtle Pauline Lofton and James Dee (Jimmie, J.D.) Curtis appeared on the census of 14 January 1920 at Little Prairie Twp., Pemiscot, Missouri, ED 165, sheet 8A, occupation farm laborer, tenure unknown, 5 children.5 
Death*Myrtle Pauline Lofton died on 17 January 1930 at Little Prairie, Pemiscot, Missouri, at age 35; from influenza and pneumonia, informant J.D. Curtis, buried at Maple Cemetery.6 
Name Variation As of 17 January 1930, Myrtle Pauline Lofton was also known as Pauline Martin Curtis.6 

Family

James Dee (Jimmie, J.D.) Curtis b. 27 Jul 1885, d. 22 Feb 1973
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  2. [S2254] Sharron Cross, "Reuben Curtis of Virginia," e-mail to Al Field, 1 jan 2013.
  3. [S869] The Generations Network, Tennessee State Marriages 1780-2002.
  4. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Maple, Pemiscot, Missour.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  6. [S577] Missouri State Archives, Missouri Birth and Death Records Before 1910, death certificate.
  7. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Woodlawn, Pemiscot, Missouri.
  8. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

Lelah L. (Dollie) Lott1,2,3

F, b. 4 July 1882, d. 26 September 1980
Last Edited31 Dec 2013
Birth*Lelah L. (Dollie) Lott was born on 4 July 1882 at Humphreys, Tennessee; daughter of Frank C. Lott and Julia Ann Alford.4,5 
Married Name As of 4 July 1902,her married name was Curtis.4,2 
Marriage*She married Edward (Eddie) Walter Curtis, son of Andrew Jackson Curtis and Martha Ann Buchanan, on 4 July 1902 at Humphreys, Tennessee.4,2 
Census*Lelah L. (Dollie) Lott and Edward (Eddie) Walter Curtis appeared on the census of 22 April 1910 at District 4, Humphreys, Tennessee, ED 63, sheet 3B, occupation farmer, renting, married 8 years, 4 children, 4 living.4 
CensusLelah L. (Dollie) Lott and Edward (Eddie) Walter Curtis appeared on the census of 7 January 1920 at District 2, Humphreys, Tennessee, ED 73, sheet 5A, occupaion farm laborer, renting, 8 children.6 
CensusLelah L. (Dollie) Lott and Edward (Eddie) Walter Curtis appeared on the census of 30 April 1930 at District 2, Humphreys, Tennessee, ED 4, sheet 24A, occupation railroad tie maker, renting, 4 children.7 
CensusLelah L. (Dollie) Lott and Edward (Eddie) Walter Curtis appeared on the census of 19 April 1940 at District 2, Humphreys, Tennessee, ED 43-3, sheet 14A, occupation road worker-WPA, renting, 2 sons at home.8 
Death*Lelah L. (Dollie) Lott died on 26 September 1980 at Humphreys, Tennessee, at age 98; buried at Gatlin Cemetery.5 

Family

Edward (Eddie) Walter Curtis b. 8 Apr 1880, d. 7 Feb 1959
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1910-1930.
  2. [S869] The Generations Network, Tennessee State Marriages 1780-2002.
  3. [S2256] Rosala Curtis (rosalamcurtis59), "Ancestors of Jack Franklin Curtis", Ancestral File.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  5. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Gatlin, Humphreys, Tennessee.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  7. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  8. [S1] Census of Population 1940.

Sadie Marie Curtis1,2

F, b. 15 August 1903, d. 31 December 2002
FatherEdward (Eddie) Walter Curtis1 b. 8 Apr 1880, d. 7 Feb 1959
MotherLelah L. (Dollie) Lott1 b. 4 Jul 1882, d. 26 Sep 1980
Last Edited19 Jan 2015
Birth*Sadie Marie Curtis was born on 15 August 1903 at Humphreys, Tennessee.1,2,3 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 22 April 1910 District 4, Humphreys, Tennessee, in the household of Edward (Eddie) Walter Curtis and Lelah L. (Dollie) Lott; ED 63, sheet 3B, occupation farmer, renting, married 8 years, 4 children, 4 living.1 
(Witness) CensusSadie Marie Curtis appeared on the census of 7 January 1920 District 2, Humphreys, Tennessee, in the household of Edward (Eddie) Walter Curtis and Lelah L. (Dollie) Lott; ED 73, sheet 5A, occupaion farm laborer, renting, 8 children.4 
Married Name As of 23 April 1921,her married name was Smith.5 
Marriage*Sadie Marie Curtis married Jasper L. Smith on 23 April 1921 at Humphreys, Tennessee.5 
Death*Sadie Marie Curtis died on 31 December 2002 at Waverly, Humphreys, Tennessee, at age 99; buried at Wyly Cemetery.6 

Family

Jasper L. Smith b. 24 Oct 1902, d. 12 Jan 1944

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  2. [S2256] Rosala Curtis (rosalamcurtis59), "Ancestors of Jack Franklin Curtis", Ancestral File.
  3. [S2288] Tennessee State Archives, Tennessee Delayed Birth Records 1869-1909.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  5. [S869] The Generations Network, Tennessee State Marriages 1780-2002.
  6. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Wyly, Humphreys, Tennessee.

Lavada Lee Curtis1,2

F, b. 3 July 1905, d. 14 March 1991
FatherEdward (Eddie) Walter Curtis1 b. 8 Apr 1880, d. 7 Feb 1959
MotherLelah L. (Dollie) Lott1 b. 4 Jul 1882, d. 26 Sep 1980
Last Edited19 Jan 2015
Birth*Lavada Lee Curtis was born on 3 July 1905 at Humphreys, Tennessee.1,2,3 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 22 April 1910 District 4, Humphreys, Tennessee, in the household of Edward (Eddie) Walter Curtis and Lelah L. (Dollie) Lott; ED 63, sheet 3B, occupation farmer, renting, married 8 years, 4 children, 4 living.1 
(Witness) CensusLavada Lee Curtis appeared on the census of 7 January 1920 District 2, Humphreys, Tennessee, in the household of Edward (Eddie) Walter Curtis and Lelah L. (Dollie) Lott; ED 73, sheet 5A, occupaion farm laborer, renting, 8 children.4 
Death*Lavada Lee Curtis died on 14 March 1991 at age 85.2 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  2. [S2256] Rosala Curtis (rosalamcurtis59), "Ancestors of Jack Franklin Curtis", Ancestral File.
  3. [S2288] Tennessee State Archives, Tennessee Delayed Birth Records 1869-1909.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1920.

Julia Ann Curtis1,2

F, b. 26 March 1907, d. 25 March 1990
FatherEdward (Eddie) Walter Curtis1 b. 8 Apr 1880, d. 7 Feb 1959
MotherLelah L. (Dollie) Lott1 b. 4 Jul 1882, d. 26 Sep 1980
Last Edited31 Dec 2013
Birth*Julia Ann Curtis was born on 26 March 1907 at Humphreys, Tennessee.1,2 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 22 April 1910 District 4, Humphreys, Tennessee, in the household of Edward (Eddie) Walter Curtis and Lelah L. (Dollie) Lott; ED 63, sheet 3B, occupation farmer, renting, married 8 years, 4 children, 4 living.1 
(Witness) CensusJulia Ann Curtis appeared on the census of 7 January 1920 District 2, Humphreys, Tennessee, in the household of Edward (Eddie) Walter Curtis and Lelah L. (Dollie) Lott; ED 73, sheet 5A, occupaion farm laborer, renting, 8 children.3 
Married Name As of 8 June 1924,her married name was Davis.4 
Marriage*Julia Ann Curtis married Elvis Davis on 8 June 1924 at Humphreys, Tennessee.4 
Census*Julia Ann Curtis and Elvis Davis appeared on the census of 1 April 1940 at District 2, Humphreys, Tennessee, ED 43-3, sheet 16B, occupation section hand-steam railroad, owned home valued at $300, 2 children.5 
Death*Julia Ann Curtis died on 25 March 1990 at Waverly, Humphreys, Tennessee, at age 82.2,6 

Family

Elvis Davis b. 1904

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  2. [S2256] Rosala Curtis (rosalamcurtis59), "Ancestors of Jack Franklin Curtis", Ancestral File.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  4. [S869] The Generations Network, Tennessee State Marriages 1780-2002.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1940.
  6. [S44] Social Security Death Index.

Rual Albert Curtis1,2,3,4

M, b. 20 August 1909, d. 16 November 1944
FatherEdward (Eddie) Walter Curtis1 b. 8 Apr 1880, d. 7 Feb 1959
MotherLelah L. (Dollie) Lott1 b. 4 Jul 1882, d. 26 Sep 1980
Last Edited31 Dec 2013
Birth*Rual Albert Curtis was born on 20 August 1909 at Humphreys, Tennessee; both tombstone and death certificate say 1910, but he was 8 months old in the 1910 census.1,5 
Name Variation As of 20 August 1909, Rual Albert Curtis was also known as Rural Albert Curtis.2 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 22 April 1910 District 4, Humphreys, Tennessee, in the household of Edward (Eddie) Walter Curtis and Lelah L. (Dollie) Lott; ED 63, sheet 3B, occupation farmer, renting, married 8 years, 4 children, 4 living.1 
(Witness) CensusRual Albert Curtis appeared on the census of 7 January 1920 District 2, Humphreys, Tennessee, in the household of Edward (Eddie) Walter Curtis and Lelah L. (Dollie) Lott; ED 73, sheet 5A, occupaion farm laborer, renting, 8 children.6 
Marriage*Rual Albert Curtis married Elsie D. Young circa 1931.7 
Death*Rual Albert Curtis died on 16 November 1944 at Richardsville, Warren, Kentucky, at age 35; from a skull fracture sustained in an accident in Oak Ridge (Anderson County), Tennessee; buried Mount Pleasant Church Cemetery in Richardsville.4,3 

Family

Elsie D. Young b. 23 Oct 1911, d. 22 Sep 2004

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  2. [S2256] Rosala Curtis (rosalamcurtis59), "Ancestors of Jack Franklin Curtis", Ancestral File.
  3. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Mount Pleasant, Richardsville, Kentucky.
  4. [S1402] Tennessee State Archives, Tennessee Death Certificates 1914-1955.
  5. [S44] Social Security Death Index.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  7. [S1861] Selected United States Newspapers.

Almetta (Metta) Smith1,2,3

F, b. 10 February 1883, d. 30 October 1963
Last Edited13 Jul 2014
Birth*Almetta (Metta) Smith was born on 10 February 1883 at Waverly, Humphreys, Tennessee; daughter of George Wesley Smith and Sarah Isabelle (Smith?)1,3 
Married Name As of 6 September 1903,her married name was Curtis.1,3 
Marriage*She married Thomas Dalton Curtis, son of Andrew Jackson Curtis and Martha Ann Buchanan, on 6 September 1903 at Humphreys, Tennessee.1,3 
Census*Almetta (Metta) Smith and Thomas Dalton Curtis appeared on the census of 22 April 1910 at District 4, Humphreys, Tennessee, ED 63, sheet 3B, occupaton hewing railroad ties, renting, married 6 years, 3 children, 2 living.1 
(Witness) CensusAlmetta (Metta) Smith appeared on the census of 7 May 1940 Little Praiie, Pemiscot, Missouri, in the household of Gussie Vanot Curtis; occupation farmer, renting, 4 children, Metta lived with him and Olive was absent.4 
Death*Almetta (Metta) Smith died on 30 October 1963 at Pemiscot, Missouri, at age 80; buried at Little Prairie Cemetery.5 
ObitAlmetta (Metta)'s obituary was published in the Democrat-Argus on 8 November 1963:
Services were held at the H.S. Smith Funeral Home chapel Saturday morning for Mrs. Almetta (Metta) Curtis, 80, who died at the home of her daughter-in-law, Mrs. Olive Curtis, last Wednesday, October 30. The Rev. Floyd V. Brower conducted the funeral and burial was in Little Prairie Cemetery. Mrs. Curtis was born in Waverly, Tenn. on February 10, 1883, the daughter of george and Bell Smith. In Waverly, in 1902, she was married to Dalton Curtis and the family moved to Pemiscot County in 1920. Her husband passed away on May 3, 1931. Survivors include a brother, T.O. Smith of this city; a siter, Mrs. Goldie Hedge of San Antonio, Texas; and seven grandchildren.5 

Family

Thomas Dalton Curtis b. 7 Sep 1878, d. 3 May 1931
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  2. [S758] Ancestry.com, World War I Draft Registration Cards.
  3. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Maple, Pemiscot, Missouri.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1940.
  5. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Little Prairie, Pemiscot, Missouri.
  6. [S577] Missouri State Archives, Missouri Birth and Death Records Before 1910, death certificate.

Gutherie Puryeur Curtis1,2,3

M, b. 30 June 1904, d. 14 February 1920
FatherThomas Dalton Curtis1 b. 7 Sep 1878, d. 3 May 1931
MotherAlmetta (Metta) Smith1 b. 10 Feb 1883, d. 30 Oct 1963
Last Edited31 Dec 2013
Birth*Gutherie Puryeur Curtis was born on 30 June 1904 at Humphreys, Tennessee.1,4 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 22 April 1910 District 4, Humphreys, Tennessee, in the household of Thomas Dalton Curtis and Almetta (Metta) Smith; ED 63, sheet 3B, occupaton hewing railroad ties, renting, married 6 years, 3 children, 2 living.1 
Death*Gutherie Puryeur Curtis died on 14 February 1920 at Little Prairie, Pemiscot, Missouri, at age 15; buried at Maple Cemetery.4 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  2. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Maple, Pemiscot, Missouri.
  3. [S2256] Rosala Curtis (rosalamcurtis59), "Ancestors of Jack Franklin Curtis", Ancestral File.
  4. [S577] Missouri State Archives, Missouri Birth and Death Records Before 1910, death certificate.

Gussie Vanot Curtis1,2

M, b. 14 June 1906, d. 27 May 1949
FatherThomas Dalton Curtis1 b. 7 Sep 1878, d. 3 May 1931
MotherAlmetta (Metta) Smith1 b. 10 Feb 1883, d. 30 Oct 1963
Last Edited31 Dec 2013
Birth*Gussie Vanot Curtis was born on 14 June 1906 at Waverly, Humphreys, Tennessee.1,3 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 22 April 1910 District 4, Humphreys, Tennessee, in the household of Thomas Dalton Curtis and Almetta (Metta) Smith; ED 63, sheet 3B, occupaton hewing railroad ties, renting, married 6 years, 3 children, 2 living.1 
Marriage*Gussie Vanot Curtis married Olive Calista (Dimple) White on 16 November 1925 at Missouri.2 
Census*Gussie Vanot Curtis and Olive Calista (Dimple) White appeared on the census of 12 April 1930 at Little Prairie Twp., Pemiscot, Missouri, ED 19, sheet 11B, occupation farmer, renting, 1 daughter.4 
Census*Gussie Vanot Curtis appeared on the census of 7 May 1940 at Little Praiie, Pemiscot, Missouri, occupation farmer, renting, 4 children, Metta lived with him and Olive was absent.5 
Death*He died on 27 May 1949 at Hayti Twp., Pemiscot, Missouri, at age 42; occupation laborer, wife Olive C., buried at Maple Cemetery.3 
ObitGussie Vanot's obituary was published in the Democrat Argus on 3 June 1949:
Funeral services were held at the H.S. Smith Funeral Home Chapel Saturday morning at ten o’clock for Gussie Vanol Curtis, who died at his home on the Braggadocio road near the “wye” on the preceding day, May 27. The service was conducted by the Rev. Floyd Brower and interment was in Maple Cemetery. Mr. Curtis was born June 14, 1904 [sic] near Waverly, Tenn., and was aged 42 years, 11 months and 13 days. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Olive Curtis; five sons, G.V. Jr., W.D., Jack Franklin, Speedy Larson and Larry Gene Curtis; two daughters, Mrs. Garnet Maenon Watt of Chicago and Dolly Dimple Curtis; his mother, Mrs. Metta Curtis; and a number of other relatives and friends.2 

Family

Olive Calista (Dimple) White b. 10 Jan 1909, d. 12 May 1974
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  2. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Maple, Pemiscot, Missouri.
  3. [S577] Missouri State Archives, Missouri Birth and Death Records Before 1910, death certificate.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1940.
  6. [S2256] Rosala Curtis (rosalamcurtis59), "Ancestors of Jack Franklin Curtis", Ancestral File.

Olive Calista (Dimple) White1,2

F, b. 10 January 1909, d. 12 May 1974
Last Edited13 Jul 2014
Birth*Olive Calista (Dimple) White was born on 10 January 1909 at Pemiscot, Missouri; daughter of Wilkie Worthington White and Sarah Florence Crowell.1,2 
Married Name As of 16 November 1925,her married name was Curtis.1 
Marriage*She married Gussie Vanot Curtis, son of Thomas Dalton Curtis and Almetta (Metta) Smith, on 16 November 1925 at Missouri.1 
Census*Olive Calista (Dimple) White and Gussie Vanot Curtis appeared on the census of 12 April 1930 at Little Prairie Twp., Pemiscot, Missouri, ED 19, sheet 11B, occupation farmer, renting, 1 daughter.3 
Death*Olive Calista (Dimple) White died on 12 May 1974 at Waleska, Gordon, Georgia, at age 65; buried at Maple Cemetery.1,2 

Family

Gussie Vanot Curtis b. 14 Jun 1906, d. 27 May 1949
Children

Citations

  1. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Maple, Pemiscot, Missouri.
  2. [S2256] Rosala Curtis (rosalamcurtis59), "Ancestors of Jack Franklin Curtis", Ancestral File.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1940.

Herbert Curtis1

M, b. 1909, d. 16 June 1923
FatherThomas Dalton Curtis1 b. 7 Sep 1878, d. 3 May 1931
MotherAlmetta (Metta) Smith1 b. 10 Feb 1883, d. 30 Oct 1963
Last Edited13 Jul 2014
Birth*Herbert Curtis was born in 1909 at Humphreys, Tennessee.1 
Death*He died on 16 June 1923 at Pemiscot, Missouri; accidental drowning; buried at Mitchell No. 8 Cemetery.1 

Citations

  1. [S577] Missouri State Archives, Missouri Birth and Death Records Before 1910, death certificate.

Garnet Maenon Curtis1,2

F, b. 21 May 1929, d. 3 June 2002
FatherGussie Vanot Curtis1 b. 14 Jun 1906, d. 27 May 1949
MotherOlive Calista (Dimple) White1 b. 10 Jan 1909, d. 12 May 1974
Last Edited31 Dec 2013
Birth*Garnet Maenon Curtis was born on 21 May 1929 at Pemiscot, Missouri.1,2 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 12 April 1930 Little Prairie Twp., Pemiscot, Missouri, in the household of Gussie Vanot Curtis and Olive Calista (Dimple) White; ED 19, sheet 11B, occupation farmer, renting, 1 daughter.1 
(Witness) CensusGarnet Maenon Curtis appeared on the census of 7 May 1940 Little Praiie, Pemiscot, Missouri, in the household of Gussie Vanot Curtis; occupation farmer, renting, 4 children, Metta lived with him and Olive was absent.3 
Married Name As of circa 1950,her married name was Watt.2 
Marriage*Garnet Maenon Curtis married Randforth Watt circa 1950.2 
(Witness) ObitGarnet Maenon Curtis witnessed the Obit of Randforth Watt circa 22 December 1975 at Unknown Newspaper Funeral services for Randorth "Bud" Watt 52, who died December 21, at the Community Memorial General Hospital in La Grange, Ill., were held last Wednesday morning in the Church of God. Rev. John Palmer officiated with interment in Maple Cemetery with the H.S. Smith Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Mr. Watt was born in Newbern, Tenn., on June 27, 1923 to Gladys Watt and the late Fate Thomas Watt. He attended the Canady Switch School and on January 27, 1943 at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., he enlisted in the United States Army. He received his honorable discharge at Scott Field, Ill., on November 28, 1945. On October 12, 1946 in Caruthersville he was united in marriage to Miss Maenon Curtis. The family moved from Pemiscot County to Cook County, Ill., in 1948 where Mr. Watt was self-employed as a contractor and carpenter. He was a member of the Narranganset Church of God in Chicago, Ill. Survivors include his wife, Maenon Watt of Berkley, Ill., one son, Randy Watt also of Berkley. His mother, Mrs. Gladys Watt, of Hayti, and one brother, J.T. Watt, also of Hayti. Pallbearers were: Speedy Curtis, Gus Curtis, Ruben Nunley, Roy Harrell, Jack Curtis and Larry Curtis.4

 
Death*Garnet Maenon Curtis died on 3 June 2002 at LaGrange, Cook, Illinois, at age 73; buried at Maple Cemetery in Carruthersville, Missouri.2 

Family

Randforth Watt b. 27 Jun 1923, d. 21 Dec 1975

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  2. [S2256] Rosala Curtis (rosalamcurtis59), "Ancestors of Jack Franklin Curtis", Ancestral File.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1940.
  4. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Maple, Pemiscot, Missouri.

Wilkie Dalton Curtis1,2

M, b. 21 January 1934, d. 13 August 2002
FatherGussie Vanot Curtis1 b. 14 Jun 1906, d. 27 May 1949
MotherOlive Calista (Dimple) White1 b. 10 Jan 1909, d. 12 May 1974
Last Edited31 Dec 2013
Birth*Wilkie Dalton Curtis was born on 21 January 1934 at Pemiscot, Missouri.1,2 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 7 May 1940 Little Praiie, Pemiscot, Missouri, in the household of Gussie Vanot Curtis; occupation farmer, renting, 4 children, Metta lived with him and Olive was absent.1 
Death*Wilkie Dalton Curtis died on 13 August 2002 at Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, at age 68.2 
ObitWilkie Dalton's obituary was published in the Tribune on 15 August 2002:
ST. GEORGE, UT - Wilkie Dalton Curtis, 68, passed away August 12, 2002, at the Dixie Regional Medical Center. He was born to Gussie and Olive Curtis on January 21, 1934 in Caruthersville, Missouri. He received his education in Missouri schools and entered the Armed Forces in Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri. He served a tour of duty in Germany where he met and married Patricia M. Pitchforth of Milford, Utah. He worked for the Kimball Equipment Company of Salt Lake City for 28 years. He enjoyed his family, hunting and fishing. He is survived by his wife, Patricia, daughters; Ann Nellene (Dennis) Guy of Las Vegas; Bridget Clayton Greenway of Salt Lake City; and son Wilkie D. (Betty) Curtis Jr. of Billings, Montana. There are six grandchildren. He is also survived by brothers Jack, Gus, Speedy and Larry Curtis. Preceding him in death were sisters Maenon Watt, Dollie Nunley and June Curtis as well as a brother, Richard Curtis. Burial will be at the Camp Williams National Memorial Cemetery, Friday, August 16, 2002, 1:30 p.m.3 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1940.
  2. [S2256] Rosala Curtis (rosalamcurtis59), "Ancestors of Jack Franklin Curtis", Ancestral File.
  3. [S1861] Selected United States Newspapers.

Dolly D. Curtis1

F, b. 2 January 1938, d. 26 May 1999
FatherGussie Vanot Curtis1 b. 14 Jun 1906, d. 27 May 1949
MotherOlive Calista (Dimple) White1 b. 10 Jan 1909, d. 12 May 1974
Last Edited13 Jul 2014
Birth*Dolly D. Curtis was born on 2 January 1938 at Pemiscot, Missouri.1,2 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 7 May 1940 Little Praiie, Pemiscot, Missouri, in the household of Gussie Vanot Curtis; occupation farmer, renting, 4 children, Metta lived with him and Olive was absent.1 
Death*Dolly D. Curtis died on 26 May 1999 at Waleska, Gordon, Georgia, at age 61; buried at Rising Fawn Cemetery in Walker.2 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1940.
  2. [S2256] Rosala Curtis (rosalamcurtis59), "Ancestors of Jack Franklin Curtis", Ancestral File.

June Curtis1

F, b. 1932, d. February 1936
FatherGussie Vanot Curtis1 b. 14 Jun 1906, d. 27 May 1949
MotherOlive Calista (Dimple) White1 b. 10 Jan 1909, d. 12 May 1974
Last Edited31 Dec 2013
Birth*June Curtis was born in 1932 at Pemiscot, Missouri.1 
Death*She died in February 1936 at Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee; from meningitis; buried at Maple Cemetery.1 

Citations

  1. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Maple, Pemiscot, Missouri.

Richard Curtis1

M, b. 1932, d. 1932
FatherGussie Vanot Curtis1 b. 14 Jun 1906, d. 27 May 1949
MotherOlive Calista (Dimple) White1 b. 10 Jan 1909, d. 12 May 1974
Last Edited31 Dec 2013
Death*Richard Curtis died in 1932 at Pemiscot, Missouri.1 
Birth*He was born in 1932 at Pemiscot, Missouri.1 

Citations

  1. [S2256] Rosala Curtis (rosalamcurtis59), "Ancestors of Jack Franklin Curtis", Ancestral File.

Randforth Watt1

M, b. 27 June 1923, d. 21 December 1975
Last Edited31 Dec 2013
Birth*Randforth Watt was born on 27 June 1923 at Newbern, Dyer, Tennessee.1 
Marriage*He married Garnet Maenon Curtis, daughter of Gussie Vanot Curtis and Olive Calista (Dimple) White, circa 1950.1 
Death*Randforth Watt died on 21 December 1975 at Berkeley, Cook, Illinois, at age 52; buried at Maple Cemetery in Carruthersville, Missouri.1 
ObitRandforth's obituary was published in the Unknown Newspaper on circa 22 December 1975:
Funeral services for Randorth "Bud" Watt 52, who died December 21, at the Community Memorial General Hospital in La Grange, Ill., were held last Wednesday morning in the Church of God. Rev. John Palmer officiated with interment in Maple Cemetery with the H.S. Smith Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Mr. Watt was born in Newbern, Tenn., on June 27, 1923 to Gladys Watt and the late Fate Thomas Watt. He attended the Canady Switch School and on January 27, 1943 at Jefferson Barracks, Mo., he enlisted in the United States Army. He received his honorable discharge at Scott Field, Ill., on November 28, 1945. On October 12, 1946 in Caruthersville he was united in marriage to Miss Maenon Curtis. The family moved from Pemiscot County to Cook County, Ill., in 1948 where Mr. Watt was self-employed as a contractor and carpenter. He was a member of the Narranganset Church of God in Chicago, Ill. Survivors include his wife, Maenon Watt of Berkley, Ill., one son, Randy Watt also of Berkley. His mother, Mrs. Gladys Watt, of Hayti, and one brother, J.T. Watt, also of Hayti. Pallbearers were: Speedy Curtis, Gus Curtis, Ruben Nunley, Roy Harrell, Jack Curtis and Larry Curtis.2

 

Family

Garnet Maenon Curtis b. 21 May 1929, d. 3 Jun 2002

Citations

  1. [S2256] Rosala Curtis (rosalamcurtis59), "Ancestors of Jack Franklin Curtis", Ancestral File.
  2. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Maple, Pemiscot, Missouri.