Albert Drum1

M, b. 5 June 1911, d. 8 June 1976
Last Edited28 Oct 2017
Birth*Albert Drum was born on 5 June 1911 at Catawba, North Carolina; son of Henry Drum and Donia Aline Barker.1 
Marriage*He married Lillian Bernice Curtis, daughter of Adam Joshua Curtis and Cora E. Benfield, on 21 March 1934 at Caldwell, North Carolina.1 
Death*Albert Drum died on 8 June 1976 at Lenoir, Caldwell, North Carolina, at age 65; buried at Mount Zion Baptist Church Cemetery.2 

Family

Lillian Bernice Curtis b. 7 May 1916, d. 3 Mar 1963

Citations

  1. [S2085] State of North Carolina, North Carolina Marriages 1759-1979.
  2. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Mount Zion, Caldwell, North Carolina.

Jay Harold Curtis1

M, b. 1939
FatherCloyd Melbern Curtis1 b. 9 May 1905, d. 20 Apr 1968
MotherJessie Maebelle Abernathy1 b. 25 Apr 1902, d. 28 Dec 1985
Last Edited29 Oct 2017
Birth*Jay Harold Curtis was born in 1939 at Caldwell, North Carolina.1 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 5 April 1940 Rhodhiss, Caldwell, North Carolina, in the household of Cloyd Melbern Curtis and Jessie Maebelle Abernathy; ED 14-18, sheet 8A, occupation laborer-cotton mill, renting, 7 children at home.1 
Marriage*Jay Harold Curtis married Patsy Ramona Gragg on 1 November 1958 at Caldwell, North Carolina.2 
Name Variation As of 18 February 2013, Jay Harold Curtis was also known as J. H. Curtis.3 
Residence*He lived in 2017 at Hudson, Caldwell, North Carolina.4 

Family

Patsy Ramona Gragg b. 13 Jul 1937, d. 6 Jan 1998

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1940.
  2. [S2085] State of North Carolina, North Carolina Marriages 1759-1979.
  3. [S1861] Selected United States Newspapers.
  4. [S2314] Whitepages.com, Whitepages.

Harry Waldo Curtis1,2

M, b. 19 May 1932, d. 1 August 1982
FatherCloyd Melbern Curtis1 b. 9 May 1905, d. 20 Apr 1968
MotherJessie Maebelle Abernathy1 b. 25 Apr 1902, d. 28 Dec 1985
Last Edited28 Oct 2017
Birth*Harry Waldo Curtis was born on 19 May 1932 at Caldwell, North Carolina.1,2 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 5 April 1940 Rhodhiss, Caldwell, North Carolina, in the household of Cloyd Melbern Curtis and Jessie Maebelle Abernathy; ED 14-18, sheet 8A, occupation laborer-cotton mill, renting, 7 children at home.1 
Marriage*Harry Waldo Curtis married Annie Craig on 23 May 1953 at Catawba, North Carolina.3 
Death*Harry Waldo Curtis died on 1 August 1982 at Winston-Salem, Forsyth, North Carolina, at age 50; buried at Mountain Grove Cemetery.2 

Family

Annie Craig b. 15 Nov 1931, d. 7 Feb 2016

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1940.
  2. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Mountain Grove, Caldwell, North Carolina.
  3. [S2085] State of North Carolina, North Carolina Marriages 1759-1979.

Annie Craig1

F, b. 15 November 1931, d. 7 February 2016
Last Edited28 Oct 2017
Birth*Annie Craig was born on 15 November 1931 at Caldwell, North Carolina.1,2 
Married Name As of 23 May 1953,her married name was Curtis.1 
Marriage*She married Harry Waldo Curtis, son of Cloyd Melbern Curtis and Jessie Maebelle Abernathy, on 23 May 1953 at Catawba, North Carolina.1 
Death*Annie Craig died on 7 February 2016 at Rhodiss, Caldwell, North Carolina, at age 84; buried at Mountain Grove Cemetery.2 
ObitAnnie's obituary was published in the Hickory Daily Record on 9 February 2016:

Annie Craig Curtis, 84 of Rhodhiss went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Sunday, February 7, 2016 at her daughter's home surrounded by her family.Born November 15, 1931 in Caldwell County: to the late Roy Arthur and Geneva Smith Craig. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Harry W. Curtis and one brother, James Craig. Mrs. Curtis was a retired inspector with West Point Stevens with over 35 years of service, and was also a member of Concord Baptist Church.

Survivors include; two daughters, Kathy Curtis of Hickory, Becky Justice and spouse Rick of Rhodhiss, two sons; Micheal Curtis and spouse Jill of Hickory, Gary Curtis and spouse Sherry of Rutherfordton., ten grandchildren and twelve great grandchildren. Two sisters include; Virginia Curtis of Hickory, and Georgia McDaris of Granite Falls. Numerous nieces and nephews are also surviving. Services will be held Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at 3:00 p.m. at Concord Baptist Church with the Rev. Tom McDonald and Rev. Paul Childers officiating. Burial will follow in the Mt. Grove Baptist Church Cemetery.2 

Family

Harry Waldo Curtis b. 19 May 1932, d. 1 Aug 1982

Citations

  1. [S2085] State of North Carolina, North Carolina Marriages 1759-1979.
  2. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Mountain Grove, Caldwell, North Carolina.

Thomas Henry Craig1,2

M, b. 2 April 1931, d. 14 January 2008
Last Edited29 Oct 2017
Birth*Thomas Henry Craig was born on 2 April 1931 at Caldwell, North Carolina.1,2 
Marriage*He married Martha Magdelene Curtis, daughter of Cloyd Melbern Curtis and Jessie Maebelle Abernathy, on 21 November 1956 at Caldwell, North Carolina.1 
Death*Thomas Henry Craig died on 14 January 2008 at Lenoir, Caldwell, North Carolina, at age 76; buried at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens.2 

Family

Martha Magdelene Curtis b. 9 Mar 1934, d. 13 Jul 2011

Citations

  1. [S2085] State of North Carolina, North Carolina Marriages 1759-1979.
  2. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Woodlawn, Caldwell, North Carolina.

Ray Hill Craig1

M, b. 23 August 1937, d. 27 September 1995
Last Edited29 Oct 2017
Birth*Ray Hill Craig was born on 23 August 1937 at Gaston, North Carolina.2,3 
Marriage*He married Dorothy Noralene Curtis, daughter of Cloyd Melbern Curtis and Jessie Maebelle Abernathy, on 4 June 1960 at North Carolina.1 
Death*Ray Hill Craig died on 27 September 1995 at Salisbury, Rowan, North Carolina, at age 58.2,3 

Family

Dorothy Noralene Curtis b. 4 Dec 1935, d. 18 Feb 2013

Citations

  1. [S2085] State of North Carolina, North Carolina Marriages 1759-1979.
  2. [S1213] Ancestry.com, "Ancestry.com", Ancestral File, Anderson Family Tree by donnanderson920.
  3. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Woodlawn, Caldwell, North Carolina.

Ruth Jeanette Sams1

F, b. 26 October 1943, d. 8 June 2006
Last Edited29 Oct 2017
Birth*Ruth Jeanette Sams was born on 26 October 1943 at Caldwell, North Carolina.1 
Married Name As of 7 November 1959,her married name was Curtis.1 
Marriage*She married Earl Luther Curtis, son of Cloyd Melbern Curtis and Jessie Maebelle Abernathy, on 7 November 1959 at Caldwell, North Carolina.1 
Death*Ruth Jeanette Sams died on 8 June 2006 at North Carolina at age 62; buried at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens in Lenoir.1 

Family

Earl Luther Curtis b. 4 Sep 1940, d. 4 Apr 2004

Citations

  1. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Woodlawn, Caldwell, North Carolina.

Thomas Franklin Curtis1

M, b. 10 May 1944, d. 13 November 2016
FatherCloyd Melbern Curtis1 b. 9 May 1905, d. 20 Apr 1968
MotherJessie Maebelle Abernathy1 b. 25 Apr 1902, d. 28 Dec 1985
Last Edited28 Oct 2017
Birth*Thomas Franklin Curtis was born on 10 May 1944 at Caldwell, North Carolina.1 
Death*He died on 13 November 2016 at Lenoir, Caldwell, North Carolina, at age 72; buried at Burke Memorial Park.1 
ObitThomas Franklin's obituary was published in the an unknown place on circa 15 November 2016:

Thomas Franklin Curtis, 72, of Lenoir, passed away Sunday November 13, 2016 at Caldwell UNC Hospital following a period of declining health. Thomas was born May 10, 1944 in Caldwell County to the late Rev. Cloyd M. Curtis and Jessie Abernethy Curtis. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by four brothers, Harry Curtis, Larry Curtis, Cloyd "June" Curtis, and Earl Curtis; and two sisters, Martha Craig and Nora Craig.

Survivors include children, Toni Bartlett and husband A.Wayne Bartlett of Lenoir, and Nikki Curtis and partner Angie Reitzel of Hickory; grandchildren, Audie Bartlett, Forrest Bartlett, Lily Bartlett, Savannah Bartlett, Haley Bartlett, Courtney Reitzel, and Brandon Reitzel; sister, Allane Hartley; and brothers, Jay "Harold" Curtis and Clarence Curtis.

A funeral service will be held 2:00PM Wednesday November 16, 2016 in the Chapel of Heritage Funeral Service in Valdese, NC with the Rev. Gary M. Curtis.
Interment will follow at Burke Memorial Park in Morganton, NC. Pallbearers are Forrest Bartlett, Audi Bartlett,Tommy Craig, Erin Greer, Christian Pope, Tyler Sanders, Steve Hartley, and Harold Curtis.1 

Citations

  1. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Burke, Burke, North Carolina.

Patsy Ramona Gragg1,2

F, b. 13 July 1937, d. 6 January 1998
Last Edited29 Oct 2017
Birth*Patsy Ramona Gragg was born on 13 July 1937.1,3 
Married Name As of 1 November 1958,her married name was Curtis.1 
Marriage*She married Jay Harold Curtis, son of Cloyd Melbern Curtis and Jessie Maebelle Abernathy, on 1 November 1958 at Caldwell, North Carolina.1 
Death*Patsy Ramona Gragg died on 6 January 1998 at North Carolina at age 60; buried at Cajahs Mountain Baptist Cemetery in Lenoir.2 

Family

Jay Harold Curtis b. 1939

Citations

  1. [S2085] State of North Carolina, North Carolina Marriages 1759-1979.
  2. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Cajahs Mountain, Caldwell, North Carolina.
  3. [S44] Social Security Death Index.

Bobby Gene Curtis1,2

M, b. 29 June 1932, d. 13 June 1991
FatherLawrence Augusta Curtis1 b. 8 Jun 1898, d. 21 Aug 1949
MotherMartha Emo Dagenhardt1 b. 31 Jul 1903, d. 21 Apr 1950
Last Edited29 Oct 2017
Birth*Bobby Gene Curtis was born on 29 June 1932 at Caldwell, North Carolina.1,3,4 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 4 April 1940 Rhodhiss, Caldwell County, North Carolina, in the household of Lawrence Augusta Curtis and Martha Emo Dagenhardt; ED 14-18, sheet 4B, occupation foreman-cotton mill, renting, 6 children; Martha and Madge also worked at themill.1 
Marriage*Bobby Gene Curtis married Evelyn E. (?) circa 1955.4 
Death*Bobby Gene Curtis died on 13 June 1991 at North Carolina at age 58; buried at Race Path Cemetery in Ellenboro.4 

Family

Evelyn E. (?) b. 8 Apr 1931, d. 28 Dec 2010

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1940.
  2. [S1195] James E. Wooley, Macon County, North Carolina Marriages, Compton Family Tree by smithfieldward.
  3. [S1213] Ancestry.com, "Ancestry.com", Ancestral File, Compton Family Tree by smithfieldward.
  4. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Race Path, Rutherford, North Carolina.

Willa Dean Curtis1,2

F, b. 29 July 1933, d. 1 November 2005
FatherLawrence Augusta Curtis1 b. 8 Jun 1898, d. 21 Aug 1949
MotherMartha Emo Dagenhardt1 b. 31 Jul 1903, d. 21 Apr 1950
Last Edited29 Oct 2017
Birth*Willa Dean Curtis was born on 29 July 1933 at Rhodiss, Caldwell, North Carolina.1,3 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 4 April 1940 Rhodhiss, Caldwell County, North Carolina, in the household of Lawrence Augusta Curtis and Martha Emo Dagenhardt; ED 14-18, sheet 4B, occupation foreman-cotton mill, renting, 6 children; Martha and Madge also worked at themill.1 
Death*Willa Dean Curtis died on 1 November 2005 at age 72. 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1940.
  2. [S2085] State of North Carolina, North Carolina Marriages 1759-1979.
  3. [S45] Social Security Administration U.S., Social Security Applications & Claims.

Margaret Anderson1

F, b. circa 1920
Last Edited29 Oct 2017
Birth*Margaret Anderson was born circa 1920.1 
Married Name As of 3 March 1951,her married name was Curtis.1 
Marriage*She married James (Jimmy) Wilborn Curtis, son of Lawrence Augusta Curtis and Martha Emo Dagenhardt, on 3 March 1951 at Caldwell, North Carolina.1 

Family

James (Jimmy) Wilborn Curtis b. 29 Sep 1924

Citations

  1. [S2085] State of North Carolina, North Carolina Marriages 1759-1979.

William Monroe Piercy1,2

M, b. 1 March 1928, d. 21 August 1983
Last Edited29 Oct 2017
Birth*William Monroe Piercy was born on 1 March 1928 at North Carolina.1,2 
Marriage*He married Rosemary Curtis, daughter of Lawrence Augusta Curtis and Martha Emo Dagenhardt, on 19 May 1950 at Caldwell, North Carolina.1 
Death*William Monroe Piercy died on 21 August 1983 at Charlotte, Mecklenburg, North Carolina, at age 55; buried at Hillcrest Gardens in Mount Holly.2 

Family

Rosemary Curtis b. 20 May 1928, d. 6 Dec 2013

Citations

  1. [S2085] State of North Carolina, North Carolina Marriages 1759-1979.
  2. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Hillcrest, Gaston, North Carolina.

Luther Franklin Carothers1

M, b. 4 April 1921, d. 9 April 2010
Last Edited29 Oct 2017
Birth*Luther Franklin Carothers was born on 4 April 1921.1 
Marriage*He married Rosemary Curtis, daughter of Lawrence Augusta Curtis and Martha Emo Dagenhardt, after 1983.1 
Death*Luther Franklin Carothers died on 9 April 2010 at age 89.1 

Family

Rosemary Curtis b. 20 May 1928, d. 6 Dec 2013

Citations

  1. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Hillcrest, Gaston, North Carolina.

Evelyn E. (?)1

F, b. 8 April 1931, d. 28 December 2010
Last Edited29 Oct 2017
Birth*Evelyn E. (?) was born on 8 April 1931.1 
Married Name As of circa 1955,her married name was Curtis.1 
Marriage*She married Bobby Gene Curtis, son of Lawrence Augusta Curtis and Martha Emo Dagenhardt, circa 1955.1 
Death*Evelyn E. (?) died on 28 December 2010 at age 79.1 

Family

Bobby Gene Curtis b. 29 Jun 1932, d. 13 Jun 1991

Citations

  1. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Race Path, Rutherford, North Carolina.

Niles Edwin Compton1

M, b. 31 January 1919, d. 22 October 2002
Last Edited29 Oct 2017
Birth*Niles Edwin Compton was born on 31 January 1919 at Enoree, Spartanburg, South Carolina.1 
Marriage*He married Madge Lee (Maddie) Curtis, daughter of Lawrence Augusta Curtis and Martha Emo Dagenhardt, circa 1945; no marriage record located.1 
Death*Niles Edwin Compton died on 22 October 2002 at Raleigh, Wake, North Carolina, at age 83.1 

Family

Madge Lee (Maddie) Curtis b. 8 Jun 1921, d. Apr 1987

Citations

  1. [S1213] Ancestry.com, "Ancestry.com", Ancestral File, Compton Family Tree by smithfieldward.