Lola Elsie Irene Brown1

F, b. 6 February 1917, d. 26 January 1999
Last Edited27 Feb 2016
Birth*Lola Elsie Irene Brown was born on 6 February 1917 at Portageville, New Madrid, Missouri.1 
Married Name As of 26 May 1934,her married name was Curtis.1 
Marriage*She married Gilbert Kelly Curtis, son of Joshua Franklin (Jack) Curtis and Mary Ardecia (Dee) Hatcher, on 26 May 1934 at Missouri.1 
Census*Lola Elsie Irene Brown and Gilbert Kelly Curtis appeared on the census of 1 April 1940 at La Font Twp., New Madrid, Missouri, ED 72-19, sheet 11A, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $500, 3 children at home.2 
Death*Lola Elsie Irene Brown died on 26 January 1999 at Salem, Columbiana, Ohio, at age 81.1 

Family

Gilbert Kelly Curtis b. 14 Oct 1914, d. 1 Apr 1945

Citations

  1. [S1213] Ancestry.com, "Ancestry.com", Ancestral File, Bradley Family Tree by bwygren.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1940.

Virginia Pearl Hurley1

F, b. 2 December 1921, d. 22 February 1997
Last Edited27 Feb 2016
Birth*Virginia Pearl Hurley was born on 2 December 1921.1 
Married Name As of 5 August 1938,her married name was Curtis.1 
Marriage*She married James Rufus Curtis, son of Joshua Franklin (Jack) Curtis and Mary Ardecia (Dee) Hatcher, on 5 August 1938 at New Madrid, New Madrid, Missouri.1 
Census*Virginia Pearl Hurley and James Rufus Curtis appeared on the census of 1 April 1940 at LaFont Twp., New Madrid, Missouri, ED 72-19, sheet 14B, occupation farm laborer, renting, 1 daughter at home.2 
Married Name As of after 1977,her married name was Hollingswort.3 
Death*Virginia Pearl Hurley died on 22 February 1997 at Qulin, Butler, Missouri, at age 75; last name Hollingswort; buried at Qulin Cemetery.4,3 

Family

James Rufus Curtis b. 24 Mar 1917, d. 11 Sep 1976

Citations

  1. [S1756] Ancestry.com, Missouri Marriage Records.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1940.
  3. [S44] Social Security Death Index.
  4. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Qulin, Butler, Missouri.

Millard Columbus Townsend1

M, b. 26 August 1914, d. 8 April 1993
Last Edited27 Feb 2016
Birth*Millard Columbus Townsend was born on 26 August 1914 at Sidon, White, Arkansas.1 
Marriage*He married Minnie Marie Angelion Curtis, daughter of Joshua Franklin (Jack) Curtis and Mary Ardecia (Dee) Hatcher, on 7 October 1937 at New Madrid, Missouri.1 
Death*Millard Columbus Townsend died on 8 April 1993 at New Madrid, New Madrid, Missouri, at age 78.1 

Family

Minnie Marie Angelion Curtis b. 5 Jul 1920, d. 23 Apr 1983

Citations

  1. [S1213] Ancestry.com, "Ancestry.com", Ancestral File, Bradley Family Tree by bwygren.

James Monroe Hatcher1

M, b. 1 February 1878, d. 2 May 1927
Last Edited27 Feb 2016
Birth*James Monroe Hatcher was born on 1 February 1878 at Humphreys, Tennessee.1,2 
Marriage*He married Sarah Ardecia (Decie) Curtis, daughter of James Alford (Alfred) Curtis and Sarah Jane Wheeler, on 13 July 1898 at Humphreys, Tennessee.1 
Census*James Monroe Hatcher and Sarah Ardecia (Decie) Curtis appeared on the census of 19 January 1920 at District 3, Humphreys, Tennessee, ED 75, sheet 8B, occupation farmer, owned farm, 5 children at home.3 
Death*James Monroe Hatcher died on 2 May 1927 at McEwen, Humphreys, Tennessee, at age 49; buried at Curtis Chapel Cemetery.1,2 

Family

Sarah Ardecia (Decie) Curtis b. 15 Aug 1879, d. 4 Oct 1971

Citations

  1. [S869] The Generations Network, Tennessee State Marriages 1780-2002.
  2. [S1402] Tennessee State Archives, Tennessee Death Certificates 1914-1955.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1920.

Leroy Wesley Curtis1,2

M, b. 26 July 1910, d. 13 August 1979
FatherThomas Wilson Curtis1 b. 25 Sep 1880, d. 27 Mar 1941
MotherMollie Ann Curtis1 b. 24 May 1886, d. 4 Aug 1984
Last Edited27 Feb 2016
Birth*Leroy Wesley Curtis was born on 26 July 1910 at Tennessee.1,3 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 3 January 1920 Richland Park, Davidson, Tennessee, in the household of Thomas Wilson Curtis and Mollie Ann Curtis; ED 114, sheet 2B, occupation postal clerk-post office, owned home, 1 son.1 
(Witness) CensusLeroy Wesley Curtis appeared on the census of 3 April 1930 Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, in the household of Thomas Wilson Curtis and Mollie Ann Curtis; ED 79, sheet 5A, occupation clerk-post office, real estate valued at $2,500, 1 son; Eli O. Curtis lived nearby.4 
Marriage*Leroy Wesley Curtis married Dorothy Ruth Gann on 19 June 1938 at Robertson, Tennessee.5 
Census*Leroy Wesley Curtis and Dorothy Ruth Gann appeared on the census of 13 April 1940 at Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, ED 99-179, sheet 16B, occupation teller-banking, Dorothy was a city school teacher, renting, no children.6 
Death*Leroy Wesley Curtis died on 13 August 1979 at Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, at age 69.3,2 

Family

Dorothy Ruth Gann b. 21 Mar 1913, d. 13 Jun 1981

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  2. [S1213] Ancestry.com, "Ancestry.com", Ancestral File, Bradley Family Tree by bwygren.
  3. [S44] Social Security Death Index.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  5. [S869] The Generations Network, Tennessee State Marriages 1780-2002.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1940.

May Belle (?)1

F, b. 1902
Last Edited27 Feb 2016
Birth*May Belle (?) was born in 1902 at Tennessee.1 
Married Name As of circa 1920,her married name was Curtis.1 
Marriage*She married Eli Ossie Curtis, son of Charles Wilson (Potty) Curtis and Edie Eudora (Udory) Smith, circa 1920 at Tennessee.1 
Census*May Belle (?) and Eli Ossie Curtis appeared on the census of 2 April 1930 at Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, ED 79, sheet 5A, occupation clerk-post office, real estate valued at $2,600, 1 daughter and sister-in-law Marie Swaney, age 17; lived near to brother Thomas.1 

Family

Eli Ossie Curtis b. 18 Mar 1893
Child

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

Ruby Curtis1

F, b. 1923
FatherEli Ossie Curtis1 b. 18 Mar 1893
MotherMay Belle (?)1 b. 1902
Last Edited27 Feb 2016
Birth*Ruby Curtis was born in 1923 at Tennessee.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 2 April 1930 Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, in the household of Eli Ossie Curtis and May Belle (?); ED 79, sheet 5A, occupation clerk-post office, real estate valued at $2,600, 1 daughter and sister-in-law Marie Swaney, age 17; lived near to brother Thomas.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

Dorothy Ruth Gann1,2

F, b. 21 March 1913, d. 13 June 1981
Last Edited27 Feb 2016
Birth*Dorothy Ruth Gann was born on 21 March 1913 at Tennessee.1,2 
Married Name As of 19 June 1938,her married name was Curtis.1 
Marriage*She married Leroy Wesley Curtis, son of Thomas Wilson Curtis and Mollie Ann Curtis, on 19 June 1938 at Robertson, Tennessee.1 
Census*Dorothy Ruth Gann and Leroy Wesley Curtis appeared on the census of 13 April 1940 at Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, ED 99-179, sheet 16B, occupation teller-banking, Dorothy was a city school teacher, renting, no children.3 
Death*Dorothy Ruth Gann died on 13 June 1981 at Hixson, Hamlton, Tennessee, at age 68; listed as Dorothy Gann; buried at Hamilton County Memorial.4,5 

Family

Leroy Wesley Curtis b. 26 Jul 1910, d. 13 Aug 1979

Citations

  1. [S869] The Generations Network, Tennessee State Marriages 1780-2002.
  2. [S1213] Ancestry.com, "Ancestry.com", Ancestral File, Bradley Family Tree by bwygren.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1940.
  4. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Hamilton, Hamilton, Tennessee.
  5. [S44] Social Security Death Index.

Rockie L. Curtis1

M, b. 24 June 1901, d. 11 August 1927
FatherSilas Nathan Curtis1 b. 24 Apr 1881, d. 26 Apr 1962
MotherJanie Stewart1 b. Jan 1884, d. 10 Sep 1926
Last Edited28 Feb 2016
Birth*Rockie L. Curtis was born on 24 June 1901 at Humphreys, Tennessee.1 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 14 January 1920 Butler Twp., Pemiscot, Missouri, in the household of Silas Nathan Curtis and Janie Stewart; ED 160, sheet 6A, occupation farmer, renting, 8 children.2 
Marriage*Rockie L. Curtis married Minnie Mae Crevoisier on 8 February 1920 at Portageville, New Madrid, Missouri; license from Pemiscot County.3 
Death*Rockie L. Curtis died on 11 August 1927 at St. Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, at age 26; from tuberculosis, occupation fireman, buried at Portageville Cemetery.4 

Family

Minnie Mae Crevoisier b. 2 Feb 1900, d. 18 Oct 1971
Child

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  3. [S1756] Ancestry.com, Missouri Marriage Records.
  4. [S577] Missouri State Archives, Missouri Birth and Death Records Before 1910, death certificate.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

Dockey Vester Curtis1,2

M, b. 24 June 1901, d. 16 November 2003
FatherSilas Nathan Curtis1 b. 24 Apr 1881, d. 26 Apr 1962
MotherJanie Stewart1 b. Jan 1884, d. 10 Sep 1926
Last Edited28 Feb 2016
Birth*Dockey Vester Curtis was born on 24 June 1901 at Humphreys, Tennessee.1,3 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 14 January 1920 Butler Twp., Pemiscot, Missouri, in the household of Silas Nathan Curtis and Janie Stewart; ED 160, sheet 6A, occupation farmer, renting, 8 children.4 
Marriage*Dockey Vester Curtis married Golda DeRousse on 13 August 1922 at Portageville, New Madrid, Missouri.5 
Death*Dockey Vester Curtis died on 16 November 2003 at New Madrid, New Madrid, Missouri, at age 102; buried at Evergreen Cemetery.3,2 
ObitDockey Vester's obituary was published in the Sikeston Standard Democrat on 17 November 2003:

MARSTON - Dockey Vester Curtis, 102, died Nov. 16, 2003, at the Beverly Healthcare Center in New Madrid. Born June 24, 1901, at Humphrey County, Tenn., son of the late Silas Nathan and Janie Stuart Curtis, he had been a mail carrier in the Marston area for many years. He was first married to Goldie DeRousse Curtis, who preceded him in death on Nov. 15, 1997. He later married Clara Cutler and she also preceded him in death. Also preceding him in death were: five brothers, his twin Rockey Curtis, Ernest L. Curtis, James W. Curtis, Woodrow Curtis and Bert Curtis; and two sisters, Annie Curtis and Agnes Curtis.
Survivors include: one nephew, Earl Curtis of Caruthersville; and four nieces, Irene Hardy of Caruthersville, Martha Savat Newsom of Marston, Hazel Murphy of Staunton, Ill., and Justine Pence of Tucson, Ariz. Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Richards Funeral Home in New Madrid, where services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Tuesday. Bill Baldwin of Marston will officiate. Burial will follow in Mounds Park Cemetery near Lilbourn. 

Family

Golda DeRousse b. 1906, d. 15 Nov 1997

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  2. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Evergreen, New Madrid, Missouri.
  3. [S44] Social Security Death Index.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  5. [S1756] Ancestry.com, Missouri Marriage Records.

Earnest Lindel Curtis1,2

M, b. 17 May 1905, d. 12 May 1936
FatherSilas Nathan Curtis1 b. 24 Apr 1881, d. 26 Apr 1962
MotherJanie Stewart1 b. Jan 1884, d. 10 Sep 1926
Last Edited28 Feb 2016
Birth*Earnest Lindel Curtis was born on 17 May 1905 at Humphreys, Tennessee.1,3 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 14 January 1920 Butler Twp., Pemiscot, Missouri, in the household of Silas Nathan Curtis and Janie Stewart; ED 160, sheet 6A, occupation farmer, renting, 8 children.4 
Marriage*Earnest Lindel Curtis married Jona Webb on 9 May 1925 at New Madrid, New Madrid, Missouri.5 
(Witness) CensusEarnest Lindel Curtis appeared on the census of 17 April 1930 Akron, Summit, Ohio, in the household of Silas Nathan Curtis; ED 123, sheet 16B, occupation laborer-rubber mfg., renting, widowed, 2 children. Ernest listed as widowed.6 
Death*Earnest Lindel Curtis died on 12 May 1936 at New Madrid Twp., New Madrid, Missouri, at age 30; from tuberculosis, occupation farmer, married, buried at Portageville Cemetery.3 

Family

Jona Webb b. c 1907

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  2. [S1213] Ancestry.com, "Ancestry.com", Ancestral File, Bradley Family Tree by bwygren.
  3. [S577] Missouri State Archives, Missouri Birth and Death Records Before 1910, death certificate.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  5. [S1756] Ancestry.com, Missouri Marriage Records.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

James W. Curtis1

M, b. 1908
FatherSilas Nathan Curtis1 b. 24 Apr 1881, d. 26 Apr 1962
MotherJanie Stewart1 b. Jan 1884, d. 10 Sep 1926
Last Edited28 Feb 2016
Birth*James W. Curtis was born in 1908 at Humphreys, Tennessee.1 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 14 January 1920 Butler Twp., Pemiscot, Missouri, in the household of Silas Nathan Curtis and Janie Stewart; ED 160, sheet 6A, occupation farmer, renting, 8 children.2 
Marriage*James W. Curtis married Carmelia Shook on 31 January 1925 at Matthews, New Madrid, Missouri.3 
Note* No further information.4 

Family

Carmelia Shook b. c 1909

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  3. [S1756] Ancestry.com, Missouri Marriage Records.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1930, 1940.

Annie Curtis1

F, b. 1911
FatherSilas Nathan Curtis1 b. 24 Apr 1881, d. 26 Apr 1962
MotherJanie Stewart1 b. Jan 1884, d. 10 Sep 1926
Last Edited27 Feb 2016
Birth*Annie Curtis was born in 1911 at Humphreys, Tennessee.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 14 January 1920 Butler Twp., Pemiscot, Missouri, in the household of Silas Nathan Curtis and Janie Stewart; ED 160, sheet 6A, occupation farmer, renting, 8 children.1 
(Witness) CensusAnnie Curtis appeared on the census of 17 April 1930 Akron, Summit, Ohio, in the household of Silas Nathan Curtis; ED 123, sheet 16B, occupation laborer-rubber mfg., renting, widowed, 2 children. Ernest listed as widowed.2 

Citations

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

Woodrow Wilson Curtis1

M, b. 13 February 1913, d. 7 January 1942
FatherSilas Nathan Curtis1 b. 24 Apr 1881, d. 26 Apr 1962
MotherJanie Stewart1 b. Jan 1884, d. 10 Sep 1926
Last Edited28 Feb 2016
Birth*Woodrow Wilson Curtis was born on 13 February 1913 at Humphreys, Tennessee.1,2 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 14 January 1920 Butler Twp., Pemiscot, Missouri, in the household of Silas Nathan Curtis and Janie Stewart; ED 160, sheet 6A, occupation farmer, renting, 8 children.1 
Marriage*Woodrow Wilson Curtis married Ruby E. Smith circa 1929.3 
Census*Woodrow Wilson Curtis and Ruby E. Smith appeared on the census of 15 April 1930 at New Madrid, New Madrid, Missouri, ED 19, sheet 14A, occupation carpenter, renting, 1 son; Burt lived with them.3 
CensusWoodrow Wilson Curtis and Ruby E. Smith appeared on the census of 1 April 1940 at Marston, New Madrid, Missouri, ED 72-17, sheet 5B, occupaton A.D.C. pension, real estate valued at $300, 3 children.4 
Death*Woodrow Wilson Curtis died on 7 January 1942 at Marston, New Madrid, Missouri, at age 28; Missouri Archives record is mis-linked.2 

Family

Ruby E. Smith b. 1911
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  2. [S1213] Ancestry.com, "Ancestry.com", Ancestral File, Bradley Family Tree by bwygren.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1940.

Bert Louis Curtis1,2

M, b. 22 September 1915, d. 20 June 1990
FatherSilas Nathan Curtis1 b. 24 Apr 1881, d. 26 Apr 1962
MotherJanie Stewart1 b. Jan 1884, d. 10 Sep 1926
Last Edited28 Feb 2016
Birth*Bert Louis Curtis was born on 22 September 1915 at McEwen, Humphreys, Tennessee.1,3 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 14 January 1920 Butler Twp., Pemiscot, Missouri, in the household of Silas Nathan Curtis and Janie Stewart; ED 160, sheet 6A, occupation farmer, renting, 8 children.1 
Census*Bert Louis Curtis appeared on the census of 15 April 1930 at New Madrid Twp., New Madrid, Missouri, ED 7 2-19, sheet 14A, occupation farm laborer-cotton gin, single, living with Woodrow and Ruby.4 
Marriage*He married Onene (Ollie) Littrell on 15 September 1934 at New Madrid, New Madrid, Missouri.5 
Census*Bert Louis Curtis and Onene (Ollie) Littrell appeared on the census of 1 April 1940 at Marston, New Madrid, Missouri, ED 72-17, sheet 1A, no occupation, renting, 1 daughter.6 
Death*Bert Louis Curtis died on 20 June 1990 at Marston, New Madrid, Missouri, at age 74.7 

Family

Onene (Ollie) Littrell b. 13 Mar 1917, d. 30 Dec 2010
Child

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  2. [S1213] Ancestry.com, "Ancestry.com", Ancestral File, Bradley Family Tree by bwygren.
  3. [S45] Social Security Administration U.S., Social Security Applications & Claims.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  5. [S1756] Ancestry.com, Missouri Marriage Records.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1940.
  7. [S44] Social Security Death Index.

Agnes L. Curtis1

F, b. 1919
FatherSilas Nathan Curtis1 b. 24 Apr 1881, d. 26 Apr 1962
MotherJanie Stewart1 b. Jan 1884, d. 10 Sep 1926
Last Edited28 Feb 2016
Birth*Agnes L. Curtis was born in 1919 at Pemiscot, Missouri.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 14 January 1920 Butler Twp., Pemiscot, Missouri, in the household of Silas Nathan Curtis and Janie Stewart; ED 160, sheet 6A, occupation farmer, renting, 8 children.1 
Married Name As of 18 January 1937,her married name was Westmoland.2,3 
Marriage*Agnes L. Curtis married Elmo Westmoland on 18 January 1937 at New Madrid, Missouri.2 
Census*Agnes L. Curtis and Elmo Westmoland appeared on the census of 10 April 1940 at Richland Twp., Scott, Missouri, ED 101-22A, sheet 3B, occupation sharecropper-farmer, renting, no children.3 

Family

Elmo Westmoland b. 7 Jun 1917, d. 2 Nov 2003

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  2. [S1756] Ancestry.com, Missouri Marriage Records.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1940.

Golda DeRousse1

F, b. 1906, d. 15 November 1997
Last Edited28 Feb 2016
Married NameHer married name was Curtis.1 
Birth*Golda DeRousse was born in 1906 at MIssouri.1 
Marriage*She married Dockey Vester Curtis, son of Silas Nathan Curtis and Janie Stewart, on 13 August 1922 at Portageville, New Madrid, Missouri.2 
Death*Golda DeRousse died on 15 November 1997 at New Madrid, New Madrid, Missouri.1 

Family

Dockey Vester Curtis b. 24 Jun 1901, d. 16 Nov 2003

Citations

  1. [S1213] Ancestry.com, "Ancestry.com", Ancestral File, Bradley Family Tree by bwygren.
  2. [S1756] Ancestry.com, Missouri Marriage Records.

Minnie Mae Crevoisier1,2,3

F, b. 2 February 1900, d. 18 October 1971
Last Edited28 Feb 2016
Birth*Minnie Mae Crevoisier was born on 2 February 1900 at Portageville, New Madrid, Missouri.1,4,5,3 
Name Variation As of 8 February 1920, Minnie Mae Crevoisier was also known as Crodisier.1 
Married Name As of 8 February 1920,her married name was Curtis.1 
Marriage*She married Rockie L. Curtis, son of Silas Nathan Curtis and Janie Stewart, on 8 February 1920 at Portageville, New Madrid, Missouri; license from Pemiscot County.1 
Census*Minnie Mae Crevoisier appeared on the census of 8 April 1930 at St. Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, ED 529, sheet 10B, occupation cook-nursery, widowed, 1 daughter, living with her parents and siblings.6 
CensusShe appeared on the census of 11 April 1940 at St. Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, ED 96-450, sheet 10A, occupation matron-day nursery, listed as married, living with her parents , 1 daughter.6 
Death*She died on 18 October 1971 at St. Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, at age 71; buried at Laurel Hill Cemetery.5,7 

Family

Rockie L. Curtis b. 24 Jun 1901, d. 11 Aug 1927
Child

Citations

  1. [S1756] Ancestry.com, Missouri Marriage Records.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1930, 1940.
  3. [S1213] Ancestry.com, "Ancestry.com", Ancestral File, Mack/Loraine Family Tree by MTAZ11405.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  5. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Laurel Hill, St. Louis, Missouri.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1940.
  7. [S44] Social Security Death Index.

Jona Webb1

F, b. circa 1907
Last Edited28 Feb 2016
Birth*Jona Webb was born circa 1907.1 
Married Name As of 9 May 1925,her married name was Curtis.1 
Marriage*She married Earnest Lindel Curtis, son of Silas Nathan Curtis and Janie Stewart, on 9 May 1925 at New Madrid, New Madrid, Missouri.1 

Family

Earnest Lindel Curtis b. 17 May 1905, d. 12 May 1936

Citations

  1. [S1756] Ancestry.com, Missouri Marriage Records.

Carmelia Shook1

F, b. circa 1909
Last Edited28 Feb 2016
Birth*Carmelia Shook was born circa 1909.1 
Married Name As of 31 January 1925,her married name was Curtis.1 
Marriage*She married James W. Curtis, son of Silas Nathan Curtis and Janie Stewart, on 31 January 1925 at Matthews, New Madrid, Missouri.1 
Note* No further information.2 

Family

James W. Curtis b. 1908

Citations

  1. [S1756] Ancestry.com, Missouri Marriage Records.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1930, 1940.

Elmo Westmoland1,2

M, b. 7 June 1917, d. 2 November 2003
Last Edited28 Feb 2016
Birth*Elmo Westmoland was born on 7 June 1917 at Matthews, New Madrid, Missouri.1,2,3 
Marriage*He married Agnes L. Curtis, daughter of Silas Nathan Curtis and Janie Stewart, on 18 January 1937 at New Madrid, Missouri.1 
Census*Elmo Westmoland and Agnes L. Curtis appeared on the census of 10 April 1940 at Richland Twp., Scott, Missouri, ED 101-22A, sheet 3B, occupation sharecropper-farmer, renting, no children.2 
Death*Elmo Westmoland died on 2 November 2003 at East Prairie, Mississippi, Missouri, at age 86; buried at Memorial Park Cemetery.3 
ObitElmo's obituary was published in the Sikeston Standard Democrat on 4 November 2003:

Elmo Westmoland, 86, of East Prairie, formerly of Sikeston, died Nov. 2, 2003, at the East Prairie Nursing Center. Born June 7, 1917, in Matthews to the late Sim and Rose Ellen Chaffin Westmoland, he had lived in East Prairie since 1986 when he moved from Sikeston where he was a retired custodian for the Sikeston Public Schools. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in East Prairie.
On Nov. 9, 1986, he married Sally O'Connor True, who survives of the home.
Other survivors include: two sons, Ronnie Westmoland, and Danny Westmoland; one daughter, Brenda Brodeur; one stepdaughter, Barbara Allen; one niece, Maxine Nichols; and 14 grandchildren and 32 great-grandchildren. Two stepchildren, Danny True and Barbara Hockersmith Singleton, one brother and five sisters preceded him in death. Visitation was held at the Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie where services were conducted. George White officiated. Burial followed in the East Prairie Memorial Park Cemetery.3 

Family

Agnes L. Curtis b. 1919

Citations

  1. [S1756] Ancestry.com, Missouri Marriage Records.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1940.
  3. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Memorial, Mississippi, Missouri.

Virginia Marie Curtis1,2

F, b. 5 March 1924, d. 30 December 1968
FatherRockie L. Curtis3 b. 24 Jun 1901, d. 11 Aug 1927
MotherMinnie Mae Crevoisier3 b. 2 Feb 1900, d. 18 Oct 1971
Last Edited28 Feb 2016
Birth*Virginia Marie Curtis was born on 5 March 1924 at Missouri.3,4 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 8 April 1930 St. Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, in the household of Minnie Mae Crevoisier; ED 529, sheet 10B, occupation cook-nursery, widowed, 1 daughter, living with her parents and siblings.5 
(Witness) CensusVirginia Marie Curtis appeared on the census of 11 April 1940 St. Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, in the household of Minnie Mae Crevoisier; ED 96-450, sheet 10A, occupation matron-day nursery, listed as married, living with her parents , 1 daughter.5 
Married Name As of circa 1945,her married name was Douglas.2 
ObitVirginia Marie's obituary was published in the St. Louis Post-Dispatch on 30 December 1968:

Virginia Marie Douglas (nee Curtis), Sun., Dec. 29, 1968, dear mother of Gary L. Douglas, daughter of Minnie M. Curtis, niece and cousin. Funeral Tues., Dec. 31, 2:30 p.m., from Math Hermann & Sons Chapel, Fair and West Florissant Ave. Interment Laurel Hill Gardens. Mrs. Douglas was a member of Home Chapter No. 313 O.E.S. Eastern Star. Service Monday 7:30 p.m. i.6 
Death*She died on 30 December 1968 at St. Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, at age 44; buried a Laurel Hill Gardens, not in FindaGrave index.4,2 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1930, 1940.
  2. [S1860] Newspapers.com, Newspapers.com.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  4. [S44] Social Security Death Index.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1940.
  6. [S1870] Elizabeth Prather Ellsberry, Livingston County, Missouri Probate Record Abstracts.

Ruby E. Smith1,2

F, b. 1911
Last Edited28 Feb 2016
Birth*Ruby E. Smith was born in 1911 at Missouri.3 
Married Name As of circa 1929,her married name was Curtis.1 
Marriage*She married Woodrow Wilson Curtis, son of Silas Nathan Curtis and Janie Stewart, circa 1929.1 
Census*Ruby E. Smith and Woodrow Wilson Curtis appeared on the census of 15 April 1930 at New Madrid, New Madrid, Missouri, ED 19, sheet 14A, occupation carpenter, renting, 1 son; Burt lived with them.1 
CensusRuby E. Smith and Woodrow Wilson Curtis appeared on the census of 1 April 1940 at Marston, New Madrid, Missouri, ED 72-17, sheet 5B, occupaton A.D.C. pension, real estate valued at $300, 3 children.4 

Family

Woodrow Wilson Curtis b. 13 Feb 1913, d. 7 Jan 1942
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  2. [S45] Social Security Administration U.S., Social Security Applications & Claims, Rufus' application.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1930, 1940.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1940.

Rufus Woodrow (R.W.) Curtis1,2

M, b. 21 January 1930, d. 9 March 2002
FatherWoodrow Wilson Curtis1 b. 13 Feb 1913, d. 7 Jan 1942
MotherRuby E. Smith1 b. 1911
Last Edited28 Feb 2016
Birth*Rufus Woodrow (R.W.) Curtis was born on 21 January 1930 at Conran, New Madrid, Missouri.1 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 15 April 1930 New Madrid, New Madrid, Missouri, in the household of Woodrow Wilson Curtis and Ruby E. Smith; ED 19, sheet 14A, occupation carpenter, renting, 1 son; Burt lived with them.1 
(Witness) CensusRufus Woodrow (R.W.) Curtis appeared on the census of 1 April 1940 Marston, New Madrid, Missouri, in the household of Woodrow Wilson Curtis and Ruby E. Smith; ED 72-17, sheet 5B, occupaton A.D.C. pension, real estate valued at $300, 3 children.3 
Death*Rufus Woodrow (R.W.) Curtis died on 9 March 2002 at age 72; buried at Maple Cemetery in Caruthersville.2,4 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  2. [S45] Social Security Administration U.S., Social Security Applications & Claims.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1940.
  4. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Maple, Pemiscot, Missouri.

Irene Curtis1

F, b. 1932
FatherWoodrow Wilson Curtis1 b. 13 Feb 1913, d. 7 Jan 1942
MotherRuby E. Smith1 b. 1911
Last Edited28 Feb 2016
Birth*Irene Curtis was born in 1932 at New Madrid, Missouri.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 1 April 1940 Marston, New Madrid, Missouri, in the household of Woodrow Wilson Curtis and Ruby E. Smith; ED 72-17, sheet 5B, occupaton A.D.C. pension, real estate valued at $300, 3 children.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1940.

Earl Curtis1

M, b. 1936
FatherWoodrow Wilson Curtis1 b. 13 Feb 1913, d. 7 Jan 1942
MotherRuby E. Smith1 b. 1911
Last Edited28 Feb 2016
Birth*Earl Curtis was born in 1936 at New Madrid, Missouri.1 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 1 April 1940 Marston, New Madrid, Missouri, in the household of Woodrow Wilson Curtis and Ruby E. Smith; ED 72-17, sheet 5B, occupaton A.D.C. pension, real estate valued at $300, 3 children.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1940.

Onene (Ollie) Littrell1

F, b. 13 March 1917, d. 30 December 2010
Last Edited28 Feb 2016
Birth*Onene (Ollie) Littrell was born on 13 March 1917 at Lawrence, Tennessee.1 
Married Name As of 15 September 1934,her married name was Curtis.1 
Marriage*She married Bert Louis Curtis, son of Silas Nathan Curtis and Janie Stewart, on 15 September 1934 at New Madrid, New Madrid, Missouri.1 
Census*Onene (Ollie) Littrell and Bert Louis Curtis appeared on the census of 1 April 1940 at Marston, New Madrid, Missouri, ED 72-17, sheet 1A, no occupation, renting, 1 daughter.2 
Death*Onene (Ollie) Littrell died on 30 December 2010 at New Madrid, New Madrid, Missouri, at age 93.1 

Family

Bert Louis Curtis b. 22 Sep 1915, d. 20 Jun 1990
Child

Citations

  1. [S1756] Ancestry.com, Missouri Marriage Records.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1940.

Martha Curtis1

F, b. 1936
FatherBert Louis Curtis1 b. 22 Sep 1915, d. 20 Jun 1990
MotherOnene (Ollie) Littrell1 b. 13 Mar 1917, d. 30 Dec 2010
Last Edited20 May 2016
Birth*Martha Curtis was born in 1936 at New Madrid, Missouri.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 1 April 1940 Marston, New Madrid, Missouri, in the household of Bert Louis Curtis and Onene (Ollie) Littrell; ED 72-17, sheet 1A, no occupation, renting, 1 daughter.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1940.