Willard Nunn1

M, b. 1905
FatherAdolphus F. Nunn1 b. Mar 1869, d. 6 May 1934
MotherMary (Mamie) Belle Curtis1 b. Feb 1867, d. 27 Apr 1954
Birth*Willard Nunn was born in 1905 at Georgia.1 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 29 April 1910 Gainesville, Hall, Georgia, in the household of Adolphus F. Nunn and Mary (Mamie) Belle Curtis; occupation preacher-gospel, renting, married 15 years, 3 children, 3 living.2 
(Witness) CensusWillard Nunn appeared on the census of 2 January 1920 Athens, Clarke, Georgia, in the household of Adolphus F. Nunn and Mary (Mamie) Belle Curtis; ED 2, sheet 1A, occupation minister, renting, 2 sons at home.1 

Citations

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

Mary H. Nunn1

F, b. October 1897
FatherAdolphus F. Nunn1 b. Mar 1869, d. 6 May 1934
MotherMary (Mamie) Belle Curtis1 b. Feb 1867, d. 27 Apr 1954
Birth*Mary H. Nunn was born in October 1897 at Georgia.2 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 25 June 1900 Mount Yonah, White, Georgia, in the household of Mary (Mamie) Belle Curtis and Adolphus F. Nunn; ED 137, sheet 13B, occupation minister, boarding, married 4 years, 1 child, 1 living.2 
(Witness) CensusMary H. Nunn appeared on the census of 29 April 1910 Gainesville, Hall, Georgia, in the household of Adolphus F. Nunn and Mary (Mamie) Belle Curtis; occupation preacher-gospel, renting, married 15 years, 3 children, 3 living.1 
Married Name As of circa 1920,her married name was Elliott.3 
Marriage*Mary H. Nunn married Robert Allen Elliott circa 1920 at Georgia.3 
Census*Mary H. Nunn and Robert Allen Elliott appeared on the census of 7 April 1930 at Augusta, Richmond, Virginia, ED 10, sheet 4A, occupation funeral director, renting-$25 month, radio, 2 children.4 

Family

Robert Allen Elliott b. 13 Mar 1893
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  3. [S1528] Augusta Chronicle, Various, Mary Nunn, 28 April 1954.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

Elizabeth Gassaway1

F, b. 1834
FatherWilliam W. Gassaway1 b. 1802
MotherCosby Curtis1 b. 1806, d. bt 1834 - 1840
Birth*Elizabeth Gassaway was born in 1834 at Pickens, South Carolina.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 1840 Pickens, South Carolina, in the household of William W. Gassaway; page 359, 1 female 5-9, 1 male 30-39, 1 female 20-29, probably a second wife.2 
Married Name As of 1849,her married name was Nix.1 
Marriage*Elizabeth Gassaway married Thomas Alexander Nix in 1849 at Pickens, South Carolina.1 
CensusElizabeth Gassaway and Thomas Alexander Nix appeared on the census of 27 July 1850 at Western Division, Pickens, South Carolina, page 374b, occupation farmer, renting, no children.1 

Family

Thomas Alexander Nix b. 1831

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1850.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1840.

Andrew C. Gassaway1

M, b. 1844
FatherWilliam W. Gassaway2 b. 1802
Birth*Andrew C. Gassaway was born in 1844 at Pickens, South Carolina.1 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 29 July 1850 Western Division, Pickens, South Carolina, in the household of William W. Gassaway; page 376, occupation farmer, real estate valued at $2,000, 1 child at home.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1850.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1840.

Henry Gassaway1

M, b. circa 1774, d. before 20 October 1857
Birth*Henry Gassaway was born circa 1774 at Frederick, Virginia.1 
Death*He died before 20 October 1857 at Pickens, South Carolina; date of estate record; but he was not present in the 1840 or 1850 censuses.1 

Family

Child

Citations

  1. [S1352] William Kenneth and Anna Clay Rutherford, Gassaway Family History.

Lucinda Elizabeth Aaron1,2

F, b. circa 1860, d. after January 1889
Birth*Lucinda Elizabeth Aaron was born circa 1860 at Georgia.1,3 
Married Name As of 4 March 1880,her married name was Curtis.1,2 
Marriage*She married William Elijah Columbus Curtis, son of Thomas Westlake Curtis and Margaret C. Hall, on 4 March 1880 at Fannin, Georgia; by James W. Gilliam, J.P.1,2 
Death*Lucinda Elizabeth Aaron died after January 1889 at Fannin, Georgia.4 

Family

William Elijah Columbus Curtis b. 20 Mar 1855, d. 24 Jun 1924
Children

Citations

  1. [S1353] Delano, Tennessee Helen (Curtis) Tullock, "Story of the Thomas Curtis Family", Ancestral File.
  2. [S1201] Delta Genealogical Society, Fannin County Marriage Records, Book B, page 262.
  3. [S1402] Tennessee State Archives, Tennessee Death Certificates 1914-1955, McMinn Certirficate 27472 (Emory) for place of birth.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  5. [S758] Ancestry.com, World War I Draft Registration Cards.

Emory Laurens Curtis1

M, b. 28 March 1881, d. 22 December 1942
FatherWilliam Elijah Columbus Curtis1 b. 20 Mar 1855, d. 24 Jun 1924
MotherLucinda Elizabeth Aaron1 b. c 1860, d. a Jan 1889
Birth*Emory Laurens Curtis was born on 28 March 1881 at Fannin, Georgia; middle name Lawrence on death certificate transcription; Laurens on funeral home record.1,2,3 
Marriage*He married Martha R. Cornwell on 6 August 1899 at Gilmer, Georgia.4,5 
Census*Emory Laurens Curtis and Martha R. Cornwell appeared on the census of 20 June 1900 at Sugar Creek District, Fannin, Georgia, occupation farmer, renting, married 1 year, no children.4 
Marriage*Emory Laurens Curtis married Elmeda (Meda) Green on 29 November 1911; by Rev. W.L. Singleton.6 
DraftWW1* On 12 September 1918 Emory Laurens Curtis registered for the draft at Etowah, McMinn, Tennessee; at the time, he was employed by L & N Railroad as a boiler maker in Etowah; wife Meda Curtis.1 
Census*He and Elmeda (Meda) Green appeared on the census of 28 January 1920 at District 3, McMinn, Tennessee, occupation boilermaker-railroad, owned home, 3 children at home.7 
CensusEmory Laurens Curtis and Elmeda (Meda) Green appeared on the census of 12 April 1930 at East Etowah, McMinn, Tennessee, ED 10, sheet 11A, occupation boilermaker-steam railroad, owned home, radio, 1 child at home.8 
Death*Emory Laurens Curtis died on 22 December 1942 at Etowah, McMinn, Tennessee, at age 61; buried at the Etowah Cemetery.9,2 

Family 1

Martha R. Cornwell b. 17 Oct 1881, d. 8 Jun 1909
Children

Family 2

Elmeda (Meda) Green b. 9 Feb 1889, d. 9 Feb 1963
Child

Citations

  1. [S758] Ancestry.com, World War I Draft Registration Cards.
  2. [S1402] Tennessee State Archives, Tennessee Death Certificates 1914-1955, McMinn Certificate 27472.
  3. [S1358] Dender Funeral Home, Dender Funeral Home Death Index, Dender Funeral Home.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  5. [S1425] Jennie V. Poteet-Pitts, Gilmer County, Georgia Marriage Records.
  6. [S1297] Tennessee State Archives, McMinn County, Tennessee Marriages, Book 11, page 22.
  7. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  8. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  9. [S1358] Dender Funeral Home, Dender Funeral Home Death Index.
  10. [S1353] Delano, Tennessee Helen (Curtis) Tullock, "Story of the Thomas Curtis Family", Ancestral File.

Bertie M. Curtis1

F, b. September 1883, d. 26 December 1958
FatherWilliam Elijah Columbus Curtis1 b. 20 Mar 1855, d. 24 Jun 1924
MotherLucinda Elizabeth Aaron1 b. c 1860, d. a Jan 1889
Birth*Bertie M. Curtis was born in September 1883 at Fannin, Georgia.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 30 June 1900 Sugar Creek District, Fannin, Georgia, in the household of William Elijah Columbus Curtis and Mary Caroline Stepp; ED 27, sheet 8A, occupation farmer, owned farm, second marriage two years, 1 child, 1 living.1 
Married Name As of 26 September 1909,her married name was Fain.2 
Marriage*Bertie M. Curtis married William Robert Fain on 26 September 1909 at Fannin, Georgia; by James R. Kincaid, MG.2 
Census*Bertie M. Curtis and William Robert Fain appeared on the census of 21 April 1910 at Chatsworth, Murray, Georgia, ED 107, sheet 3B, occupation railroad laborer, renting, no children.3 
CensusBertie M. Curtis and William Robert Fain appeared on the census of 12 January 1920 at Boardtown, Gilmer, Georgia, ED 60, sheet 6A, occupation farmer, owned farm, 3 children at home.4 
CensusBertie M. Curtis and William Robert Fain appeared on the census of 21 April 1930 at Boardtown, Gilmer, Georgia, ED 5, sheet 2B, occupation farmer, owned farm, radio, 3 children at home.5 
Death*Bertie M. Curtis died on 26 December 1958 at Fulton, Georgia, at age 75.6 

Family

William Robert Fain b. 1885, d. 1 Jul 1959
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  2. [S1201] Delta Genealogical Society, Fannin County Marriage Records.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  6. [S995] Office of Vital Records Georgia Health Dept., Georgia Death Records.

Thomas Grant Curtis1

M, b. 28 June 1886, d. 4 December 1954
FatherWilliam Elijah Columbus Curtis1 b. 20 Mar 1855, d. 24 Jun 1924
MotherLucinda Elizabeth Aaron1 b. c 1860, d. a Jan 1889
Birth*Thomas Grant Curtis was born on 28 June 1886 at Gilmer, Georgia; death certificate says he was born in Blue Ridge.1,2 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 30 June 1900 Sugar Creek District, Fannin, Georgia, in the household of William Elijah Columbus Curtis and Mary Caroline Stepp; ED 27, sheet 8A, occupation farmer, owned farm, second marriage two years, 1 child, 1 living.1 
Marriage*Thomas Grant Curtis married Lizzie Isabelle King on 22 September 1909 at Columbus, North Carolina.3 
Census*Thomas Grant Curtis and Lizzie Isabelle King appeared on the census of 29 April 1910 at Rocky Mount, Nash, North Carolina, occuaption railroad machinist, renting, just married, no children.4 
DraftWW1* On 5 June 1917 Thomas Grant Curtis registered for the draft at Rocky Mount, Nash, North Carolina; at the time, he was employed by ACL Railroad Company as a machinist; wife and child.2 
CensusHe and Lizzie Isabelle King appeared on the census of 19 January 1920 at Rocky Mount, Edgecombe, North Carolina, ED 18, sheet 8A, occupation machinist-A.C.L., renting, 1 child and James King living with them.5 
CensusThomas Grant Curtis and Lizzie Isabelle King appeared on the census of 4 April 1930 at Asheville, Buncombe, North Carolina, occupation manager-fruit stand, living with Lizzie's sister's family, 2 children.6 
Death*Thomas Grant Curtis died on 4 December 1954 at Asheville, Buncombe, North Carolina, at age 68; married; occupation special officer at the Lexington Avenue market; buried at Lewis memorial Park.7 

Family

Lizzie Isabelle King b. 11 Jun 1889, d. 8 Oct 1984
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  2. [S758] Ancestry.com, World War I Draft Registration Cards.
  3. [S1353] Delano, Tennessee Helen (Curtis) Tullock, "Story of the Thomas Curtis Family", Ancestral File.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  7. [S1605] Bureau of Vital Statistics and North Carolina State Archives North Carolina State Board of Health, North Carolina Death Certificates.
  8. [S974] North Carolina Dept. of Health & Human Services, North Carolina Birth Records.

Effie M. Curtis1

F, b. January 1889, d. between 1924 and 1929
FatherWilliam Elijah Columbus Curtis1 b. 20 Mar 1855, d. 24 Jun 1924
MotherLucinda Elizabeth Aaron1 b. c 1860, d. a Jan 1889
Birth*Effie M. Curtis was born in January 1889 at Fannin, Georgia.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 30 June 1900 Sugar Creek District, Fannin, Georgia, in the household of William Elijah Columbus Curtis and Mary Caroline Stepp; ED 27, sheet 8A, occupation farmer, owned farm, second marriage two years, 1 child, 1 living.1 
Married Name As of 10 February 1907,her married name was Stewart.2 
Marriage*Effie M. Curtis married Thomas M. Stewart on 10 February 1907 at Fannin, Georgia; by W.W. Underwood, MG.2 
Census*Effie M. Curtis and Thomas M. Stewart appeared on the census of 20 January 1920 at Toccoa District, Fannin, Georgia, occupation farmer, owned farm, 6 children at home.3 
Death*Effie M. Curtis died between 1924 and 1929 at Fannin, Georgia; no Fannin cemetery record or Georgia death record; Thomas was widowed in 1930.4 

Family

Thomas M. Stewart b. 1884
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  2. [S1201] Delta Genealogical Society, Fannin County Marriage Records.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

Mary Caroline Stepp1,2

F, b. September 1863
Birth*Mary Caroline Stepp was born in September 1863 at Georgia.1 
Married Name As of 27 October 1899,her married name was Curtis.3 
Marriage*She married William Elijah Columbus Curtis, son of Thomas Westlake Curtis and Margaret C. Hall, on 27 October 1899 at Fannin, Georgia; by W. J. Merly, MG; Caroline previously married Joseph H. Lingefelt, 16 August 1889 in Fannin County.1,3 
CensusMary Caroline Stepp and William Elijah Columbus Curtis appeared on the census of 30 June 1900 at Sugar Creek District, Fannin, Georgia, ED 27, sheet 8A, occupation farmer, owned farm, second marriage two years, 1 child, 1 living.4 
Census*Mary Caroline Stepp and William Elijah Columbus Curtis appeared on the census of 15 March 1910 at Sugar Creek District, Fannin, Georgia, ED 34, sheet 1B, occupation farmer, owned farm, second marriage 13 years, 6 children, 6 living.5 

Family

William Elijah Columbus Curtis b. 20 Mar 1855, d. 24 Jun 1924
Children

Citations

  1. [S1353] Delano, Tennessee Helen (Curtis) Tullock, "Story of the Thomas Curtis Family", Ancestral File.
  2. [S1201] Delta Genealogical Society, Fannin County Marriage Records.
  3. [S1201] Delta Genealogical Society, Fannin County Marriage Records, Book C, page 253.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1910.

Ida M. Curtis1

F, b. March 1899
FatherWilliam Elijah Columbus Curtis1 b. 20 Mar 1855, d. 24 Jun 1924
MotherMary Caroline Stepp1 b. Sep 1863
Birth*Ida M. Curtis was born in March 1899 at Fannin, Georgia.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 30 June 1900 Sugar Creek District, Fannin, Georgia, in the household of William Elijah Columbus Curtis and Mary Caroline Stepp; ED 27, sheet 8A, occupation farmer, owned farm, second marriage two years, 1 child, 1 living.1 
(Witness) CensusIda M. Curtis appeared on the census of 15 March 1910 Sugar Creek District, Fannin, Georgia, in the household of William Elijah Columbus Curtis and Mary Caroline Stepp; ED 34, sheet 1B, occupation farmer, owned farm, second marriage 13 years, 6 children, 6 living.2 
NoteB* No further record; no Fannin County marriage or cemetery entry. 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1910.

Everett W. Curtis1

M, b. 6 April 1902, d. 17 February 1992
FatherWilliam Elijah Columbus Curtis1 b. 20 Mar 1855, d. 24 Jun 1924
MotherMary Caroline Stepp1 b. Sep 1863
Birth*Everett W. Curtis was born on 6 April 1902 at Fannin, Georgia.1,2 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 15 March 1910 Sugar Creek District, Fannin, Georgia, in the household of William Elijah Columbus Curtis and Mary Caroline Stepp; ED 34, sheet 1B, occupation farmer, owned farm, second marriage 13 years, 6 children, 6 living.1 
(Witness) CensusEverett W. Curtis appeared on the census of 6 January 1920 Sugar Creek District, Fannin, Georgia, in the household of William Elijah Columbus Curtis; ED 46, sheet 1B, occupation farmer, owned farm, widowed although death certificate listed him as married, 5 children at home.3 
Marriage*Everett W. Curtis married Ruth Watters on 23 November 1923 at Fannin, Georgia; by W.A. Revis, M.G.4 
Census*Everett W. Curtis and Ruth Watters appeared on the census of 7 April 1930 at McCaysville, Fannin, Georgia, ED 11, sheet 4B, occupation stationary engineer-copper mine, renting-$12 month, 3 children and boarders George and Bonnie Coffee.5 
Death*Everett W. Curtis died on 17 February 1992 at Dalton, Whitfield, Georgia, at age 89.2,6 

Family

Ruth Watters b. 28 Aug 1903, d. 10 Jul 1991
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  2. [S44] Social Security Death Index.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  4. [S1201] Delta Genealogical Society, Fannin County Marriage Records.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  6. [S995] Office of Vital Records Georgia Health Dept., Georgia Death Records.

George M. Curtis1

M, b. 1903, d. 3 August 1944
FatherWilliam Elijah Columbus Curtis1 b. 20 Mar 1855, d. 24 Jun 1924
MotherMary Caroline Stepp1 b. Sep 1863
Birth*George M. Curtis was born in 1903 at Fannin, Georgia.1 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 15 March 1910 Sugar Creek District, Fannin, Georgia, in the household of William Elijah Columbus Curtis and Mary Caroline Stepp; ED 34, sheet 1B, occupation farmer, owned farm, second marriage 13 years, 6 children, 6 living.1 
(Witness) CensusGeorge M. Curtis appeared on the census of 6 January 1920 Sugar Creek District, Fannin, Georgia, in the household of William Elijah Columbus Curtis; ED 46, sheet 1B, occupation farmer, owned farm, widowed although death certificate listed him as married, 5 children at home.2 
Marriage*George M. Curtis married Ella Elizabeth Mann, daughter of Barney L. Mann and Frances (?), on 18 December 1926 at Fannin, Georgia; by Rev. G.O. Mulkey.3,4 
Census*George M. Curtis and Ella Elizabeth Mann appeared on the census of 17 April 1930 at McCaysville, Fannin, Georgia, occupation miner-copper mine, owned home valued at $150, 1 child and brother at home.3 
Death*George M. Curtis died on 3 August 1944 at McCaysville, Fannin, Georgia; buried at the McCaysville Church of God Cemetery.5 
ObitGeorge M.'s obituary was published in the Summit Post on 10 August 1944:
Funeral services were held Saturday morning from the McCaysville Church of God for George M. Curtis, 42, who died at his home in McCaysville, Thursday evening following a long illness. Interment was in the church cemetery. Surviving are his wife, Ella Mann Curtis, one son, William, daughters Mrs. Claude Panter, Kathleen, Curlie, Susie Mae, Glenda Sue, at home. Brothers Carl Curtis, McCaysville; Everett, Dalton, Georgia; Tom in West Virginia; four sisters, Mrs. Bob Fain, Mrs. Sam Y oung, Mrs. Edith Tarpley, Mrs. Walter Parr. Chastain in charge.5 

Family

Ella Elizabeth Mann b. 1909, d. 1952
Child

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  4. [S1201] Delta Genealogical Society, Fannin County Marriage Records.
  5. [S1409] Viola H. Jones, Blue Ridge Obituaries, 10 August 1944.

Carl Young Curtis1

M, b. 8 February 1905, d. 8 August 1969
FatherWilliam Elijah Columbus Curtis2 b. 20 Mar 1855, d. 24 Jun 1924
MotherMary Caroline Stepp2 b. Sep 1863
Birth*Carl Young Curtis was born on 8 February 1905 at Fannin, Georgia.2,3 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 15 March 1910 Sugar Creek District, Fannin, Georgia, in the household of William Elijah Columbus Curtis and Mary Caroline Stepp; ED 34, sheet 1B, occupation farmer, owned farm, second marriage 13 years, 6 children, 6 living.2 
(Witness) CensusCarl Young Curtis appeared on the census of 6 January 1920 Sugar Creek District, Fannin, Georgia, in the household of William Elijah Columbus Curtis; ED 46, sheet 1B, occupation farmer, owned farm, widowed although death certificate listed him as married, 5 children at home.4 
Census*Carl Young Curtis appeared on the census of 17 April 1930 at McCaysville, Fannin, Georgia, ED 11, sheet 16B, occupation laborer-copper smelter, single, living with his brother George.5 
Marriage*He married Nettie Mann, daughter of Barney L. Mann and Frances (?), on 25 October 1930 at Fannin, Georgia; by W.F. Hampton, M.G.6 
Death*Carl Young Curtis died on 8 August 1969 at Cherokee, Georgia, at age 64; buried at Mill Creek Baptist Cemetery; probably with his wife, Nettie M., b. 24 May 1914, d. 21 December 1970.7 

Family

Nettie Mann b. 24 May 1914, d. 21 Dec 1970

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1910, 1930.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  3. [S1378] John Carver, Cherokee Obituaries, Mill Creek Baptist.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  6. [S1201] Delta Genealogical Society, Fannin County Marriage Records.
  7. [S1379] Shirley Morris, Cherokee County Cemeteries, Mill Creek Baptist.

Della T. Curtis1

F, b. 23 May 1909, d. 11 January 1972
FatherWilliam Elijah Columbus Curtis1 b. 20 Mar 1855, d. 24 Jun 1924
MotherMary Caroline Stepp1 b. Sep 1863
Birth*Della T. Curtis was born on 23 May 1909 at Fannin, Georgia.1,2 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 15 March 1910 Sugar Creek District, Fannin, Georgia, in the household of William Elijah Columbus Curtis and Mary Caroline Stepp; ED 34, sheet 1B, occupation farmer, owned farm, second marriage 13 years, 6 children, 6 living.1 
(Witness) CensusDella T. Curtis appeared on the census of 6 January 1920 Sugar Creek District, Fannin, Georgia, in the household of William Elijah Columbus Curtis; ED 46, sheet 1B, occupation farmer, owned farm, widowed although death certificate listed him as married, 5 children at home.3 
Married Name As of 23 August 1926,her married name was Parr.4 
Marriage*Della T. Curtis married Walter Parr on 23 August 1926 at Polk, Tennessee; by J.J. Ballew, J.P.4 
Death*Della T. Curtis died on 11 January 1972 at Blue Ridge, Fannin, Georgia, at age 62; buried at Barnes Chapel Baptist Church Cemetery.2,5 

Family

Walter Parr b. 3 Sep 1907, d. 22 May 1948

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  2. [S44] Social Security Death Index.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  4. [S1240] Viola H. Jones, Polk County Marriages.
  5. [S1156] Dale Dyer, Fannin County Cemeteries, Barnes.

Arthur F. Ross1

M, b. 15 July 1847, d. 13 April 1926
Birth*Arthur F. Ross was born on 15 July 1847 at Georgia.2,3 
Marriage*He married Catharine L. Curtis, daughter of Thomas Westlake Curtis and Margaret C. Hall, on 27 November 1904 at Fannin, Georgia; by S.H. Green, NP & JP.1,2 
Census*Arthur F. Ross and Catharine L. Curtis appeared on the census of 21 April 1910 at Sugar Creek District, Fannin, Georgia, occupation farmer, owned farm, married 5 years, no children, niece and nephew living with them.2 
CensusArthur F. Ross and Catharine L. Curtis appeared on the census of 6 January 1920 at Sugar Creek District, Fannin, Georgia, ED 46, sheet 1B, occupation farmer, owned farm, no children.4 
Death*Arthur F. Ross died on 13 April 1926 at Fannin, Georgia, at age 78; buried at Douthit Cemetery.5,3 

Family

Catharine L. Curtis b. Feb 1857

Citations

  1. [S1353] Delano, Tennessee Helen (Curtis) Tullock, "Story of the Thomas Curtis Family", Ancestral File.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  3. [S1156] Dale Dyer, Fannin County Cemeteries, Douthit.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  5. [S995] Office of Vital Records Georgia Health Dept., Georgia Death Records.

Martha R. Cornwell1

F, b. 17 October 1881, d. 8 June 1909
Birth*Martha R. Cornwell was born on 17 October 1881 at North Carolina; 1900 census says October 1882.1 
Married Name As of 6 August 1899,her married name was Curtis.2 
Marriage*She married Emory Laurens Curtis, son of William Elijah Columbus Curtis and Lucinda Elizabeth Aaron, on 6 August 1899 at Gilmer, Georgia.3,2 
Census*Martha R. Cornwell and Emory Laurens Curtis appeared on the census of 20 June 1900 at Sugar Creek District, Fannin, Georgia, occupation farmer, renting, married 1 year, no children.3 
Death*Martha R. Cornwell died on 8 June 1909 at Fannin, Georgia, at age 27.1 

Family

Emory Laurens Curtis b. 28 Mar 1881, d. 22 Dec 1942
Children

Citations

  1. [S1353] Delano, Tennessee Helen (Curtis) Tullock, "Story of the Thomas Curtis Family", Ancestral File.
  2. [S1425] Jennie V. Poteet-Pitts, Gilmer County, Georgia Marriage Records.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1900.

Floyd Curtis1

M, b. 1 July 1900, d. 8 June 1919
FatherEmory Laurens Curtis1 b. 28 Mar 1881, d. 22 Dec 1942
MotherMartha R. Cornwell1 b. 17 Oct 1881, d. 8 Jun 1909
Birth*Floyd Curtis was born on 1 July 1900 at Fannin, Georgia.1 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 21 April 1910 Sugar Creek District, Fannin, Georgia, in the household of Catharine L. Curtis and Arthur F. Ross; occupation farmer, owned farm, married 5 years, no children, niece and nephew living with them.2 
Death*Floyd Curtis died on 8 June 1919 at L & N Railroad Co. dam, Etowah, McMinn, Tennessee, at age 18; shortly after being discharged from the Army.1 

Citations

  1. [S1353] Delano, Tennessee Helen (Curtis) Tullock, "Story of the Thomas Curtis Family", Ancestral File.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1910.

Lawrence Curtis1

M, b. 8 February 1909, d. 7 July 1909
FatherEmory Laurens Curtis1 b. 28 Mar 1881, d. 22 Dec 1942
MotherMartha R. Cornwell1 b. 17 Oct 1881, d. 8 Jun 1909
Birth*Lawrence Curtis was born on 8 February 1909 at Fannin, Georgia.1 
Death*He died on 7 July 1909 at Fannin, Georgia.1 

Citations

  1. [S1353] Delano, Tennessee Helen (Curtis) Tullock, "Story of the Thomas Curtis Family", Ancestral File.

Aaron Curtis1

M, b. 17 June 1904, d. 21 May 1997
FatherEmory Laurens Curtis1 b. 28 Mar 1881, d. 22 Dec 1942
MotherMartha R. Cornwell1 b. 17 Oct 1881, d. 8 Jun 1909
Birth*Aaron Curtis was born on 17 June 1904 at Blue Ridge, Fannin, Georgia.2,3 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 26 April 1910 Toccoa District, Fannin, Georgia, in the household of Alice L. Curtis and King David Cox; occupation farmer, owned farm, married 23 years, 2 children, 1 living, 1 child, 1 niece and nephew living with them.4 
(Witness) CensusAaron Curtis appeared on the census of 28 January 1920 District 3, McMinn, Tennessee, in the household of Emory Laurens Curtis and Elmeda (Meda) Green; occupation boilermaker-railroad, owned home, 3 children at home.5 
Marriage*Aaron Curtis married Lillian Annis Cooper on 10 April 1925 at McMinn, Tennessee; by A.F. Mahan, M.G.3,6,7 
Census*Aaron Curtis appeared on the census of 11 April 1930 at East Etowah, McMinn, Tennessee, ED 10, sheet 10B, occupation commercial (?)-household goods, owned home valued at $1,000, 1 child at home.6 
Residence*He lived between 1931 and 1968 at Akron, Summit, Ohio.1 
Death*He died on 21 May 1997 at Etowah, McMinn, Tennessee, at age 92; buried at Green Hill Cemetery.3,2 

Family

Lillian Annis Cooper b. 22 Feb 1905, d. 7 Oct 1984
Children

Citations

  1. [S1353] Delano, Tennessee Helen (Curtis) Tullock, "Story of the Thomas Curtis Family", Ancestral File.
  2. [S44] Social Security Death Index.
  3. [S1358] Dender Funeral Home, Dender Funeral Home Death Index, Bordwine.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  7. [S1297] Tennessee State Archives, McMinn County, Tennessee Marriages, Book 17, page 204.

Gladys Curtis1

F, b. 28 September 1906
FatherEmory Laurens Curtis1 b. 28 Mar 1881, d. 22 Dec 1942
MotherMartha R. Cornwell1 b. 17 Oct 1881, d. 8 Jun 1909
Birth*Gladys Curtis was born on 28 September 1906 at Fannin, Georgia.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 28 January 1920 District 3, McMinn, Tennessee, in the household of Emory Laurens Curtis and Elmeda (Meda) Green; occupation boilermaker-railroad, owned home, 3 children at home.2 
Marriage*Gladys Curtis married Joseph S. Cooper on 19 April 1925 at McMinn, Tennessee.3,4 
Married Name As of 29 April 1925,her married name was Cooper.3 
Census*Gladys Curtis and Joseph S. Cooper appeared on the census of 11 April 1930 at East Etowah, McMinn, Tennessee, ED 10, sheet 10B, occupation machinist helper-steam railroad, owned home, 1 child.4 
CensusGladys Curtis and Joseph S. Cooper appeared on the census of 4 April 1940 at Louisville, Jefferson, Kentucky, ED 227, sheet 4B, occupation machinist-railroad shop, owned home valued at $1,800, 2 sons.5 

Family

Joseph S. Cooper b. 1904, d. 15 Aug 1968
Children

Citations

  1. [S1353] Delano, Tennessee Helen (Curtis) Tullock, "Story of the Thomas Curtis Family", Ancestral File.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  3. [S869] The Generations Network, Tennessee State Marriages 1780-2002.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1940.

John McElroy1

M, b. 15 September 1867, d. 3 January 1945
Birth*John McElroy was born on 15 September 1867 at Georgia.2,3 
Marriage*He married Cynthia Elizabeth (Betty) Curtis, daughter of Thomas Westlake Curtis and Margaret C. Hall, on 20 December 1885 at Fannin, Georgia; by J.M.C. Porter, Elder.1,4 
CensusJohn McElroy and Cynthia Elizabeth (Betty) Curtis appeared on the census of 6 June 1900 at District 3, Bradley, Tennessee, ED 9, sheet 5B, occupation farmer, renting, married 14 years, 2 children, 2 living; name is illegible.5 
Census*John McElroy and Cynthia Elizabeth (Betty) Curtis appeared on the census of 18 April 1910 at District 1, Bradley, Tennessee, ED 9, sheet 2A, occupation farmer, owned farm, married 23 years, 2 children, 2 living.2 
CensusJohn McElroy and Cynthia Elizabeth (Betty) Curtis appeared on the census of 27 January 1920 at District 1, Bradley, Tennessee, occupation farmer, owned farm, no children at home.6 
NoteB* Not found in 1930 census.7 
Death*John McElroy died on 3 January 1945 at Tennessee at age 77; buried at Sugar Creek Methodist Church Cemetery in Bradley County.3 

Family

Cynthia Elizabeth (Betty) Curtis b. 20 Oct 1869, d. 21 Oct 1925
Children

Citations

  1. [S1353] Delano, Tennessee Helen (Curtis) Tullock, "Story of the Thomas Curtis Family", Ancestral File.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  3. [S1427] Ernest Lafayette Ross, Bradley County Cemeteries, Sugar Creek.
  4. [S1201] Delta Genealogical Society, Fannin County Marriage Records, Book B, page 362.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  7. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

Elmeda (Meda) Green1

F, b. 9 February 1889, d. 9 February 1963
Birth*Elmeda (Meda) Green was born on 9 February 1889 at McMinn, Tennessee; daughter of David H. Green and Sallie Lewis.2,3 
Married Name As of 29 November 1911,her married name was Curtis.1 
Marriage*She married Emory Laurens Curtis, son of William Elijah Columbus Curtis and Lucinda Elizabeth Aaron, on 29 November 1911; by Rev. W.L. Singleton.4 
CensusElmeda (Meda) Green and Emory Laurens Curtis appeared on the census of 28 January 1920 at District 3, McMinn, Tennessee, occupation boilermaker-railroad, owned home, 3 children at home.2 
Census*Elmeda (Meda) Green and Emory Laurens Curtis appeared on the census of 12 April 1930 at East Etowah, McMinn, Tennessee, ED 10, sheet 11A, occupation boilermaker-steam railroad, owned home, radio, 1 child at home.5 
Death*Elmeda (Meda) Green died on 9 February 1963 at Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, at age 74; buried at the Etowah Cemetery in McMinn County.6 

Family

Emory Laurens Curtis b. 28 Mar 1881, d. 22 Dec 1942
Child

Citations

  1. [S1353] Delano, Tennessee Helen (Curtis) Tullock, "Story of the Thomas Curtis Family", Ancestral File.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  3. [S1358] Dender Funeral Home, Dender Funeral Home Death Index, Dender Funeral Home.
  4. [S1297] Tennessee State Archives, McMinn County, Tennessee Marriages, Book 11, page 22.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  6. [S1358] Dender Funeral Home, Dender Funeral Home Death Index.

Helen Maxine Curtis1

F, b. 27 November 1921, d. 11 December 2013
FatherEmory Laurens Curtis1 b. 28 Mar 1881, d. 22 Dec 1942
MotherElmeda (Meda) Green1 b. 9 Feb 1889, d. 9 Feb 1963
Birth*Helen Maxine Curtis was born on 27 November 1921 at McMinn, Tennessee.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 12 April 1930 East Etowah, McMinn, Tennessee, in the household of Emory Laurens Curtis and Elmeda (Meda) Green; ED 10, sheet 11A, occupation boilermaker-steam railroad, owned home, radio, 1 child at home.2 
Married Name As of circa 1950,her married name was Tullock.3 
Marriage*Helen Maxine Curtis married John Harrison Tullock circa 1950.3 
ObitHelen Maxine's obituary was published in the Daily Post-Athenian on 11 December 2013:
Helen Curtis Tullock of Delano went to be home with the Lord on Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, John Harrison Tullock. She celebrated her 92nd birthday on Nov. 27, 2013. She was the daughter of the late Emory Laurens Curtis and the late Elmeda Green Curtis. She was a graduate of Etowah High School and Carson Newman College. She taught at Etowah High School, Jefferson City High School, Spring Town Elementary School on Starr Mountain, and Dan Mills Elementary and Dalewood Elementary, both of which are in Nashville. She retired after 32 years of teaching. She and John went on two one-year sabbaticals where they served in Ogbomosho, Nigeria. She served as teacher for missionaries' children, taught English to the wives of students and taught creative writing at the Ogbomosho Baptist Seminary.
In her retirement years, Mrs. Tullock enjoyed writing stories about her experiences. She has been published in "Home Life," "Reminisce" and "Country." She published seven books through Parson's Porch and Company. Through her genealogical research, in 1994, she was awarded a certificate naming her as a descendent of one of Tennessee's first families by the East Tennessee Historical Society. During their 64 years of marriage, she and John opened their hearts to include so many, and are cherished by those who called them Mom and Dad. Those include, Frani McLean of Dallas, Texas, Jesse and Glaucia Cerqueira of Rio de Janerio, Brazil, Pat and Linda Fife of Lawrenceburg, Ibiba and Beliefba Okpara of Nashville and Ogbomosho, Nigeria, Sture and Eva Anhland of Uppsula, Sweden; and Mrs. Tullock's caregiver, Debra Meyer.
Mrs. Tullock is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Beth and Gene Sizemore; her son and daughter-in-law, Laurens and Polly Ailor Tullock; and daughters, Thelma Mankin and Sandra Taylor. Her grandchildren include Donald Martin, Chyna Brackeen, Jodi Martin, Jennifer Meadows and Will Tullock. Her great-grandchildren include Hayden Alexander Brackeen; Emily, Katherine and Elijah Meadows and Erin and Conner Martin. A graveside service will be 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, at Delano Cemetery. A celebration memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 14, at Wetmore Baptist Church in Delano. Pallbearers will be Gene Sizemore, Will Tullock, Jesse Cerqueira, David Tullock, Ibiba Okpara, Darrien Thomson, Victor Cerqueira, and John Okpara. Honorary pallbearers will be Donald Ray Martin and Hayden Alexander Brackeen. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to the Helen C. Tullock Endowed Scholarship at Belmont University. This scholarship is given to a Belmont University senior woman who plans to work in ministry. Send gifts to: Belmont University, 1900 Belmont Blvd., Nashville, TN 37212-3757.3 
Death*She died on 11 December 2013 at Delano, Polk, Tennessee, at age 92.3 

Family

John Harrison Tullock b. 24 Apr 1928, d. 26 Feb 2011

Citations

  1. [S1353] Delano, Tennessee Helen (Curtis) Tullock, "Story of the Thomas Curtis Family", Ancestral File.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  3. [S1861] Selected United States Newspapers.

Thomas Alexander Nix1

M, b. 1831
Birth*Thomas Alexander Nix was born in 1831 at South Carolina.1 
Marriage*He married Elizabeth Gassaway, daughter of William W. Gassaway and Cosby Curtis, in 1849 at Pickens, South Carolina.1 
Census*Thomas Alexander Nix and Elizabeth Gassaway appeared on the census of 27 July 1850 at Western Division, Pickens, South Carolina, page 374b, occupation farmer, renting, no children.1 

Family

Elizabeth Gassaway b. 1834

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1850.

Winnie H. Squires1

F, b. 1900
FatherJulius Clemmons Squires1 b. Jun 1872, d. 25 Feb 1947
MotherLula (Julia M.) Cummings1 b. 7 Jan 1869, d. 19 Sep 1946
Birth*Winnie H. Squires was born in 1900 at Burlington, Alamance, North Carolina.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 15 April 1910 Burlington, Alamance, North Carolina, in the household of Julius Clemmons Squires and Lula (Julia M.) Cummings; ED 16, sheet 7B, occupation horse dealer, renting, married 13 years, 6 children, 5 living.1 
(Witness) CensusWinnie H. Squires appeared on the census of 4 February 1920 Burlington, Alamance, North Carolina, in the household of Julius Clemmons Squires and Lula (Julia M.) Cummings; ED 20, sheet 6B, occupation (_?_) dealer, owned home, 5 children at home.2 
(Witness) CensusWinnie H. Squires appeared on the census of 23 April 1930 Greensboro, Guilford, North Carolina, in the household of Lula (Julia M.) Cummings; ED 12, sheet 32B, Lula and Julius apparently were separated; Lula and the children lived in a household headed by Nina's husband, C.M. Burgess.3 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

Erwin M. Squires1

M, b. 1905
FatherJulius Clemmons Squires1 b. Jun 1872, d. 25 Feb 1947
MotherLula (Julia M.) Cummings1 b. 7 Jan 1869, d. 19 Sep 1946
Birth*Erwin M. Squires was born in 1905 at Burlington, Alamance, North Carolina.1 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 15 April 1910 Burlington, Alamance, North Carolina, in the household of Julius Clemmons Squires and Lula (Julia M.) Cummings; ED 16, sheet 7B, occupation horse dealer, renting, married 13 years, 6 children, 5 living.1 
(Witness) CensusErwin M. Squires appeared on the census of 4 February 1920 Burlington, Alamance, North Carolina, in the household of Julius Clemmons Squires and Lula (Julia M.) Cummings; ED 20, sheet 6B, occupation (_?_) dealer, owned home, 5 children at home.2 
(Witness) CensusErwin M. Squires appeared on the census of 23 April 1930 Greensboro, Guilford, North Carolina, in the household of Lula (Julia M.) Cummings; ED 12, sheet 32B, Lula and Julius apparently were separated; Lula and the children lived in a household headed by Nina's husband, C.M. Burgess.3 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

Julius P. Squires1

M, b. 1909
FatherJulius Clemmons Squires1 b. Jun 1872, d. 25 Feb 1947
MotherLula (Julia M.) Cummings1 b. 7 Jan 1869, d. 19 Sep 1946
Birth*Julius P. Squires was born in 1909 at Burlington, Alamance, North Carolina.1 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 15 April 1910 Burlington, Alamance, North Carolina, in the household of Julius Clemmons Squires and Lula (Julia M.) Cummings; ED 16, sheet 7B, occupation horse dealer, renting, married 13 years, 6 children, 5 living.1 
(Witness) CensusJulius P. Squires appeared on the census of 4 February 1920 Burlington, Alamance, North Carolina, in the household of Julius Clemmons Squires and Lula (Julia M.) Cummings; ED 20, sheet 6B, occupation (_?_) dealer, owned home, 5 children at home.2 
(Witness) CensusJulius P. Squires appeared on the census of 23 April 1930 Greensboro, Guilford, North Carolina, in the household of Lula (Julia M.) Cummings; ED 12, sheet 32B, Lula and Julius apparently were separated; Lula and the children lived in a household headed by Nina's husband, C.M. Burgess.3 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

William Monroe Donnell1,2

M, b. 2 February 1873, d. 28 May 1951
Birth*William Monroe Donnell was born on 2 February 1873 at North Carolina; son of Venable Donnell.1,2,3 
Marriage*He married Maud L. Ledbetter, daughter of John T. Ledbetter and Alice Jenette Curtis, on 12 March 1902 at Randolph, North Carolina.1 
Death*William Monroe Donnell died on 28 May 1951 at age 78; no North Carolina death certificate found; buried at the Bethlehem United Methodist Church Cemetery next to John Curtis and Lillie Pugh.2 

Family

Maud L. Ledbetter b. 13 Dec 1882, d. 21 Mar 1954

Citations

  1. [S1096] North Carolina State Archives, North Carolina Marriage Records.
  2. [S1116] Editor Mary A. Browning, Guilford County Cemeteries, Bethlehem United Methodist Church.
  3. [S1324] Register of Deeds - Online Records System, Guilford County Deaths, Book 80, page 359.