Floyd Stepp1

M, b. 1911
FatherJoseph Austin Stepp1 b. 12 Jan 1878, d. 11 Nov 1943
MotherLenora (Nora) Curtis1 b. 1880, d. 6 Jul 1922
Last Edited11 Jul 2007
Birth*Floyd Stepp was born in 1911 at Fannin, Georgia.1 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 20 January 1920 Sugar Creek District, Fannin, Georgia, in the household of Lenora (Nora) Curtis and Joseph Austin Stepp; occupation farmer, owned farm, 6 children at home.1 
Census*Floyd Stepp appeared on the census of 5 April 1930 at Acworth, Cobb, Georgia, ED 6, sheet 1A, occupation laborer-saw mill, single, boarding with the Oliver Earwood family.2 

Citations

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

Harley Stepp1

M, b. 1914, d. 1 October 1996
FatherJoseph Austin Stepp1 b. 12 Jan 1878, d. 11 Nov 1943
MotherLenora (Nora) Curtis1 b. 1880, d. 6 Jul 1922
Last Edited11 Jul 2007
Birth*Harley Stepp was born in 1914 at Fannin, Georgia.1 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 20 January 1920 Sugar Creek District, Fannin, Georgia, in the household of Lenora (Nora) Curtis and Joseph Austin Stepp; occupation farmer, owned farm, 6 children at home.1 
Death*Harley Stepp died on 1 October 1996 at Bartow, Georgia; no SSDI record.2 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  2. [S995] Office of Vital Records Georgia Health Dept., Georgia Death Records.

Gertrude Curtis1

F, b. 15 December 1904, d. 29 August 1987
FatherThomas M. Curtis1 b. 28 Oct 1866, d. 24 May 1943
MotherTennessee Ballew1 b. Sep 1871, d. 25 Dec 1956
Last Edited29 Sep 2012
Birth*Gertrude Curtis was born on 15 December 1904 at Fannin, Georgia.1,2,3 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 20 April 1910 Mineral Bluff, Fannin, Georgia, in the household of Thomas M. Curtis and Tennessee Ballew; ED 33, sheet 6B, occupation farmer, owned farm, married 17 years, 7 children, 5 living.1 
(Witness) CensusGertrude Curtis appeared on the census of 13 January 1920 Acworth District, Cobb, Georgia, in the household of Thomas M. Curtis and Tennessee Ballew; ED 40, sheet 7A, occupation farmer, renting, 4 children at home.4 
Married Name As of 16 November 1927,her married name was Qualls.5 
Marriage*Gertrude Curtis married James C. Qualls on 16 November 1927 at Cobb, Georgia.5 
Census*Gertrude Curtis and James C. Qualls appeared on the census of 8 April 1930 at Kennesaw, Cobb, Georgia, ED 22, sheet 5A, occupation farmer, renting, 1 child at home.6 
Death*Gertrude Curtis died on 29 August 1987 at Buchanan, Haralson, Georgia, at age 82; last SSDI residence; death certificate gives residence in Fulton County; death in Carroll County, buried at Mars Hill Cemetery in Acworth.2,7,3 

Family

James C. Qualls b. 1907
Child

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  2. [S44] Social Security Death Index.
  3. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Mars Hill, Cobb, Georgia.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  5. [S1431] Georgia Genealogical Society Cobb County, Cogg County, Georgia Index to Marriages, Book I, page 160.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  7. [S995] Office of Vital Records Georgia Health Dept., Georgia Death Records.

Lester Curtis1

M, b. 22 March 1907, d. 7 December 1988
FatherThomas M. Curtis2 b. 28 Oct 1866, d. 24 May 1943
MotherTennessee Ballew2 b. Sep 1871, d. 25 Dec 1956
Last Edited6 Oct 2011
Birth*Lester Curtis was born on 22 March 1907 at Fannin, Georgia.2,3 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 20 April 1910 Mineral Bluff, Fannin, Georgia, in the household of Thomas M. Curtis and Tennessee Ballew; ED 33, sheet 6B, occupation farmer, owned farm, married 17 years, 7 children, 5 living.2 
(Witness) CensusLester Curtis appeared on the census of 13 January 1920 Acworth District, Cobb, Georgia, in the household of Thomas M. Curtis and Tennessee Ballew; ED 40, sheet 7A, occupation farmer, renting, 4 children at home.4 
Marriage*Lester Curtis married Nellie R. Armstrong on 3 June 1927 at Cobb, Georgia.5,6 
Census*Lester Curtis and Nellie R. Armstrong appeared on the census of 12 April 1930 at Acworth District, Cobb, Georgia, ED 6, sheet 7A, occupation farmer, renting, 1 child.5 
Marriage*Lester Curtis married Ruby J. Higdon on 22 February 1931 at Fannin, Georgia; by C. A. Mathis, J.P.7 
Death*Lester Curtis died on 7 December 1988 at Acworth, Cobb, Georgia, at age 81; buried at Rolling Hills Cemetery in Cherokee County.3,8 

Family 1

Nellie R. Armstrong b. 24 Aug 1909, d. 2 Sep 1930
Children

Family 2

Ruby J. Higdon b. 9 Mar 1914, d. 2 Jun 1994

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1910, 1920.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  3. [S44] Social Security Death Index.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  6. [S1431] Georgia Genealogical Society Cobb County, Cogg County, Georgia Index to Marriages, Book I, page 93.
  7. [S1201] Delta Genealogical Society, Fannin County Marriage Records.
  8. [S1379] Shirley Morris, Cherokee County Cemeteries, Rolling Hills.
  9. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Crossroads Baptist, Paulding, Georgia.

Elsie May Curtis1

F, b. 28 March 1911, d. 31 July 1992
FatherThomas M. Curtis1 b. 28 Oct 1866, d. 24 May 1943
MotherTennessee Ballew1 b. Sep 1871, d. 25 Dec 1956
Last Edited11 Jul 2007
Birth*Elsie May Curtis was born on 28 March 1911 at Fannin, Georgia.1,2 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 13 January 1920 Acworth District, Cobb, Georgia, in the household of Thomas M. Curtis and Tennessee Ballew; ED 40, sheet 7A, occupation farmer, renting, 4 children at home.1 
Married Name As of 26 April 1935,her married name was Crowder.3 
Marriage*Elsie May Curtis married Thomas R. Crowder on 27 April 1935 at Cobb, Georgia.3 
Death*Elsie May Curtis died on 31 July 1992 at Kennesaw, Cobb, Georgia, at age 81.2,4 

Family

Thomas R. Crowder b. 4 Feb 1912, d. 9 Sep 1991

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  2. [S44] Social Security Death Index.
  3. [S1431] Georgia Genealogical Society Cobb County, Cogg County, Georgia Index to Marriages, Book K, page 235.
  4. [S995] Office of Vital Records Georgia Health Dept., Georgia Death Records.

Nellie R. Armstrong1,2

F, b. 24 August 1909, d. 2 September 1930
Last Edited6 Oct 2011
Birth*Nellie R. Armstrong was born on 24 August 1909 at Georgia.1,3 
Married Name As of 3 June 1927,her married name was Curtis.1,4 
Marriage*She married Lester Curtis, son of Thomas M. Curtis and Tennessee Ballew, on 3 June 1927 at Cobb, Georgia.1,2 
CensusNellie R. Armstrong and Lester Curtis appeared on the census of 12 April 1930 at Acworth District, Cobb, Georgia, ED 6, sheet 7A, occupation farmer, renting, 1 child.1 
Death*Nellie R. Armstrong died on 2 September 1930 at Cobb, Georgia, at age 21; buried at Crossroads Baptist Church Cemetery in Paulding County.5,3 

Family

Lester Curtis b. 22 Mar 1907, d. 7 Dec 1988
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  2. [S1431] Georgia Genealogical Society Cobb County, Cogg County, Georgia Index to Marriages, Book I, page 93.
  3. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Crossroads Baptist, Paulding, Georgia.
  4. [S441] Ray and Katie Pautz, "Ancestral File of Ray and Katie Pautz", Ancestral File, Book I, page 93.
  5. [S995] Office of Vital Records Georgia Health Dept., Georgia Death Records.

Harold Curtis1

M, b. 27 April 1928, d. 12 November 1934
FatherLester Curtis1 b. 22 Mar 1907, d. 7 Dec 1988
MotherNellie R. Armstrong1 b. 24 Aug 1909, d. 2 Sep 1930
Last Edited6 Oct 2011
Birth*Harold Curtis was born on 27 April 1928 at Georgia.1,2 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 12 April 1930 Acworth District, Cobb, Georgia, in the household of Lester Curtis and Nellie R. Armstrong; ED 6, sheet 7A, occupation farmer, renting, 1 child.1 
Death*Harold Curtis died on 12 November 1934 at Cobb, Georgia, at age 6; buried at Crossroads Baptist Church Cemetery in Paulding County.3,2 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  2. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Crossroads Baptist, Paulding, Georgia.
  3. [S995] Office of Vital Records Georgia Health Dept., Georgia Death Records.

Effie O. Willbanks1,2

F, b. 28 June 1905, d. 1 October 1988
Last Edited11 Jul 2007
Birth*Effie O. Willbanks was born on 28 June 1905 at Georgia.1,3 
Married Name As of 30 December 1923,her married name was Curtis.1,2 
Marriage*She married Charles W. Curtis, son of Thomas M. Curtis and Tennessee Ballew, on 30 December 1923 at Georgia.1,4 
Census*Effie O. Willbanks and Charles W. Curtis appeared on the census of 12 April 1930 at Acworth District, Cobb, Georgia, ED 6, sheet 7A, occupation farmer, renting, 1 child.1 
Death*Effie O. Willbanks died on 1 October 1988 at Acworth, Cobb, Georgia, at age 83; Floyd County death certificate.5,3 

Family

Charles W. Curtis b. 25 Aug 1899
Child

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  2. [S1431] Georgia Genealogical Society Cobb County, Cogg County, Georgia Index to Marriages, Book H, page 391.
  3. [S44] Social Security Death Index.
  4. [S1431] Georgia Genealogical Society Cobb County, Cogg County, Georgia Index to Marriages, Book, H, page 391.
  5. [S995] Office of Vital Records Georgia Health Dept., Georgia Death Records.

Allene J. Curtis1

F, b. 1929
FatherCharles W. Curtis1 b. 25 Aug 1899
MotherEffie O. Willbanks1 b. 28 Jun 1905, d. 1 Oct 1988
Last Edited28 Sep 2012
Birth*Allene J. Curtis was born in 1929 at Cobb, Georgia; Georgia.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 12 April 1930 Acworth District, Cobb, Georgia, in the household of Charles W. Curtis and Effie O. Willbanks; ED 6, sheet 7A, occupation farmer, renting, 1 child.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

Ruby J. Higdon1

F, b. 9 March 1914, d. 2 June 1994
Last Edited7 Jul 2007
Birth*Ruby J. Higdon was born on 9 March 1914.2,3 
Married Name As of 22 February 1931,her married name was Curtis.1 
Marriage*She married Lester Curtis, son of Thomas M. Curtis and Tennessee Ballew, on 22 February 1931 at Fannin, Georgia; by C. A. Mathis, J.P.1 
Death*Ruby J. Higdon died on 2 June 1994 at Paulding, Georgia, at age 80; buried at Rolling Hills Cemetery in Cherokee County.4,3 

Family

Lester Curtis b. 22 Mar 1907, d. 7 Dec 1988

Citations

  1. [S1201] Delta Genealogical Society, Fannin County Marriage Records.
  2. [S44] Social Security Death Index.
  3. [S1379] Shirley Morris, Cherokee County Cemeteries, Rolling Hills.
  4. [S995] Office of Vital Records Georgia Health Dept., Georgia Death Records.

Dora F. Pope1,2

F, b. 1 June 1898, d. 12 October 1930
Last Edited6 Oct 2011
Birth*Dora F. Pope was born on 1 June 1898 at Georgia.1,3 
Married Name As of 19 October 1919,her married name was Curtis.1,2 
Marriage*She married William Clay Curtis, son of Thomas M. Curtis and Tennessee Ballew, on 19 October 1919 at Cobb, Georgia.1,4 
Census*Dora F. Pope and William Clay Curtis appeared on the census of 5 January 1920 at Acworth District, Cobb, Georgia, ED 40, sheet 2B, occupation farmer, renting, no children.1 
CensusDora F. Pope and William Clay Curtis appeared on the census of 9 April 1930 at Acworth District, Cobb, Georgia, ED 6, sheet 4A, occupation farmer, renting, radio, 5 children at home.5 
Death*Dora F. Pope died on 12 October 1930 at Cobb, Georgia, at age 32; buried at Mars Hill Presbyterian Church Cemetery.6,3 

Family

William Clay Curtis b. 25 Dec 1895, d. 10 Sep 1984
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  2. [S1431] Georgia Genealogical Society Cobb County, Cogg County, Georgia Index to Marriages, Book G, page 609.
  3. [S1432] Betty Parker and Ted Brooks, Cobb County, Georgia Cemeteries, Mars Hill.
  4. [S1431] Georgia Genealogical Society Cobb County, Cogg County, Georgia Index to Marriages, Book G, page 409.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  6. [S995] Office of Vital Records Georgia Health Dept., Georgia Death Records.

Houston Curtis1

M, b. 1920
FatherWilliam Clay Curtis1 b. 25 Dec 1895, d. 10 Sep 1984
MotherDora F. Pope1 b. 1 Jun 1898, d. 12 Oct 1930
Last Edited2 Jul 2007
Birth*Houston Curtis was born in 1920 at Cobb, Georgia.1 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 9 April 1930 Acworth District, Cobb, Georgia, in the household of William Clay Curtis and Dora F. Pope; ED 6, sheet 4A, occupation farmer, renting, radio, 5 children at home.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

Pauline M. Curtis1

F, b. 1921
FatherWilliam Clay Curtis1 b. 25 Dec 1895, d. 10 Sep 1984
MotherDora F. Pope1 b. 1 Jun 1898, d. 12 Oct 1930
Last Edited2 Jul 2007
Birth*Pauline M. Curtis was born in 1921 at Cobb, Georgia.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 9 April 1930 Acworth District, Cobb, Georgia, in the household of William Clay Curtis and Dora F. Pope; ED 6, sheet 4A, occupation farmer, renting, radio, 5 children at home.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

Ralph Edward Curtis1

M, b. 1 February 1923, d. 26 July 2001
FatherWilliam Clay Curtis1 b. 25 Dec 1895, d. 10 Sep 1984
MotherDora F. Pope1 b. 1 Jun 1898, d. 12 Oct 1930
Last Edited2 Jul 2007
Birth*Ralph Edward Curtis was born on 1 February 1923 at Cobb, Georgia.1,2 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 9 April 1930 Acworth District, Cobb, Georgia, in the household of William Clay Curtis and Dora F. Pope; ED 6, sheet 4A, occupation farmer, renting, radio, 5 children at home.1 
Death*Ralph Edward Curtis died on 26 July 2001 at Powder Springs, Cobb, Georgia, at age 78; only a death notice in Atlanta Constitution.1,2 

Citations

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

Clyde Curtis1

M, b. 11 September 1925, d. 11 November 1999
FatherWilliam Clay Curtis1 b. 25 Dec 1895, d. 10 Sep 1984
MotherDora F. Pope1 b. 1 Jun 1898, d. 12 Oct 1930
Last Edited2 Jul 2007
Birth*Clyde Curtis was born on 11 September 1925 at Cobb, Georgia.1,2 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 9 April 1930 Acworth District, Cobb, Georgia, in the household of William Clay Curtis and Dora F. Pope; ED 6, sheet 4A, occupation farmer, renting, radio, 5 children at home.1 
Death*Clyde Curtis died on 11 November 1999 at Powder Springs, Cobb, Georgia, at age 74.1,2 

Citations

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

Leon Curtis1

M, b. 28 November 1927, d. 20 January 1993
FatherWilliam Clay Curtis1 b. 25 Dec 1895, d. 10 Sep 1984
MotherDora F. Pope1 b. 1 Jun 1898, d. 12 Oct 1930
Last Edited2 Jul 2007
Birth*Leon Curtis was born on 28 November 1927 at Cobb, Georgia.1,2 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 9 April 1930 Acworth District, Cobb, Georgia, in the household of William Clay Curtis and Dora F. Pope; ED 6, sheet 4A, occupation farmer, renting, radio, 5 children at home.1 
Death*Leon Curtis died on 20 January 1993 at Hiram, Paulding, Georgia, at age 65; needs confirmation.1,2 

Citations

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

Homer Hayden Turner1

M, b. 8 November 1892, d. 29 June 1985
Last Edited11 Jul 2007
Birth*Homer Hayden Turner was born on 8 November 1892 at Mineral Bluff, Fannin, Georgia.1,2 
Marriage*He married Ethel Curtis, daughter of Thomas M. Curtis and Tennessee Ballew, on 11 February 1917 at Fannin, Georgia; by T.M. Ross, MG.1 
Census*Homer Hayden Turner and Ethel Curtis appeared on the census of 5 January 1920 at Acworth District, Cobb, Georgia, ED 40, sheet 2B, occupation farmer, renting, 1 child at home.3 
CensusHomer Hayden Turner and Ethel Curtis appeared on the census of 9 April 1930 at Acworth District, Cobb, Georgia, ED 6, sheet 4A, occupation farmer, renting, 4 children at home.4 
Death*Homer Hayden Turner died on 29 June 1985 at Morganton, Fannin, Georgia, at age 92.1,2,5 

Family

Ethel Curtis b. 8 Dec 1894, d. 10 Apr 1982
Children

Citations

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

Arthur A. Turner1

M, b. 2 June 1918, d. 6 February 1999
FatherHomer Hayden Turner1 b. 8 Nov 1892, d. 29 Jun 1985
MotherEthel Curtis1 b. 8 Dec 1894, d. 10 Apr 1982
Last Edited2 Jul 2007
Birth*Arthur A. Turner was born on 2 June 1918 at Georgia.1,2 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 9 April 1930 Acworth District, Cobb, Georgia, in the household of Homer Hayden Turner and Ethel Curtis; ED 6, sheet 4A, occupation farmer, renting, 4 children at home.3 
Death*Arthur A. Turner died on 6 February 1999 at Acworth, Cobb, Georgia, at age 80.2 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  2. [S44] Social Security Death Index.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

Kenneth C. Turner1

M, b. 11 October 1920, d. 19 June 2006
FatherHomer Hayden Turner1 b. 8 Nov 1892, d. 29 Jun 1985
MotherEthel Curtis1 b. 8 Dec 1894, d. 10 Apr 1982
Last Edited2 Jul 2007
Birth*Kenneth C. Turner was born on 11 October 1920 at Cobb, Georgia.1,2 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 9 April 1930 Acworth District, Cobb, Georgia, in the household of Homer Hayden Turner and Ethel Curtis; ED 6, sheet 4A, occupation farmer, renting, 4 children at home.1 
Death*Kenneth C. Turner died on 19 June 2006 at Acworth, Cobb, Georgia, at age 85.2 

Citations

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

Alice F. Turner1

F, b. 1922
FatherHomer Hayden Turner1 b. 8 Nov 1892, d. 29 Jun 1985
MotherEthel Curtis1 b. 8 Dec 1894, d. 10 Apr 1982
Last Edited2 Jul 2007
Birth*Alice F. Turner was born in 1922 at Cobb, Georgia.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 9 April 1930 Acworth District, Cobb, Georgia, in the household of Homer Hayden Turner and Ethel Curtis; ED 6, sheet 4A, occupation farmer, renting, 4 children at home.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

Loys Turner1

M, b. 1925
FatherHomer Hayden Turner1 b. 8 Nov 1892, d. 29 Jun 1985
MotherEthel Curtis1 b. 8 Dec 1894, d. 10 Apr 1982
Last Edited28 Sep 2012
Birth*Loys Turner was born in 1925 at Cobb, Georgia.1 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 9 April 1930 Acworth District, Cobb, Georgia, in the household of Homer Hayden Turner and Ethel Curtis; ED 6, sheet 4A, occupation farmer, renting, 4 children at home.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

Lurie Mandy Ann Curtis1,2,3

F, b. 9 June 1897, d. 29 September 1987
FatherWilliam M. West4 b. c 1865
MotherSarah Elisabeth (Lizzie) Curtis1 b. 11 Apr 1868, d. 26 Apr 1924
Last Edited1 Oct 2007
Birth*Lurie Mandy Ann Curtis was born on 9 June 1897 at Fannin, Georgia.1,2 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census in the household of Sarah Lou Gappin; ED 26, sheet 9B, occupation farmer, owned farm, widowed, 9 children, 8 living, 1 child and 4 grandchildren living with her.5 
(Witness) CensusLurie Mandy Ann Curtis appeared on the census of 25 April 1910 Fairplay District, Fannin, Georgia, in the household of Sarah Elisabeth (Lizzie) Curtis; ED 31, sheet 7B, occupation farmer, owned farm, married 14 years, 4 children, 4 living; no husband present and no evidence she was married.1 
Married Name As of 30 August 1911,her married name was Cole.6 
Marriage*Lurie Mandy Ann Curtis married Gordon T. Cole on 30 August 1911 at Fannin, Georgia; by W.C. Housley, M.G.6 
Census*Lurie Mandy Ann Curtis and Gordon T. Cole appeared on the census of 17 January 1920 at Fairplay District, Fannin, Georgia, ED 43, sheet 10A, occupation farmer, renting, 3 children at home.7 
CensusLurie Mandy Ann Curtis and Gordon T. Cole appeared on the census of 2 April 1930 at Fairplay District, Fannin, Georgia, ED 5, sheet 1B, occupation farmer, renting, radio, 6 children at home.8 
Residence*Lurie Mandy Ann Curtis lived on 7 July 1937 at Blue Ridge, Fannin, Georgia.9 
Death*She died on 29 September 1987 at Blue Ridge, Fannin, Georgia, at age 90; buried at Sunrise Tabernacle Cemetery; death certificate gives mother as Elizy West and father as William Curtis instead of Elizy Curtis and William West.2,10 

Family

Gordon T. Cole b. 13 Jun 1891, d. 4 Oct 1977
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  2. [S1156] Dale Dyer, Fannin County Cemeteries, Sunrise.
  3. [S995] Office of Vital Records Georgia Health Dept., Georgia Death Records.
  4. [S995] Office of Vital Records Georgia Health Dept., Georgia Death Records, death certificate; parents' names provided by Fannin County clerk.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  6. [S1201] Delta Genealogical Society, Fannin County Marriage Records.
  7. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  8. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  9. [S1476] Rome News Tribune, various, 7 July 1937.
  10. [S44] Social Security Death Index.

Ida Curtis1

F, b. 9 February 1901, d. 7 July 1937
MotherSarah Elisabeth (Lizzie) Curtis1 b. 11 Apr 1868, d. 26 Apr 1924
Last Edited16 Sep 2007
Birth*Ida Curtis was born on 9 February 1901 at Fannin, Georgia.1,2 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 25 April 1910 Fairplay District, Fannin, Georgia, in the household of Sarah Elisabeth (Lizzie) Curtis; ED 31, sheet 7B, occupation farmer, owned farm, married 14 years, 4 children, 4 living; no husband present and no evidence she was married.1 
Married Name As of 5 May 1915,her married name was Nichelson.3 
Marriage*Ida Curtis married Homer F. Nichelsen on 5 May 1915 at Fannin, Georgia; by T.M. Ross, M.G.3 
Census*Ida Curtis and Homer F. Nichelsen appeared on the census of 17 January 1920 at Fairplay District, Fannin, Georgia, ED 43, sheet 10A, occupation farmer, renting, 1 child and two inlaws at home.4 
CensusIda Curtis and Homer F. Nichelsen appeared on the census of 15 April 1930 at Aragon Village, Polk, Georgia, ED 20, sheet 10B, occupation cotton mill, renting, 4 children at home.5 
DeathIda Curtis died on 6 July 1937 at Aragon, Polk, Georgia, at age 36; of acute appendicitis; buried at the Aragon Cemetery.6,2 
Obit*Ida's obituary was published in the News Tribune on 7 July 1937:
Mrs. Ida Nichelson, of First St., Aragon, Ga., passed away at a local hospital last night at 9:30 o’clock after an illness of two weeks. Mrs. Nichelson was born in Fannin county, Feb. 9, 1901, but has been living in Aragon for the past eight years. For a number of years Mrs. Nichelson has been a member of the Church of God.
She is survived by her husband H.F. Nichelson, one son, Edward, three daughters, Edna, Lillie, and Marie, all of Aragon, and three sisters, Mrs. Zonie Nichelson of Copperhill, Tenn., Mrs. Lurie Cole of Blue Ridge, Ga., and Mrs. Emma Goddard, who lives near Lindale. Funeral services will be held tomorrow at 2:30 p.m. at the Aragon Baptist church, with the Rev. Dewitt Ragan of Atlanta, officiating. Interment will be in the Aragon cemetery. Appropriate music will be rendered by the church choir. The following have been asked to be pallbearers: Ben Gazoway, Barney Gazoway, Buck Hicks, Sylvester Mitchell, Noah Suits, and Andy Brock.2 
(Witness) ObitShe witnessed the Obit of Homer F. Nichelsen on 9 April 1973 at News Tribune, Rome, Floyd, Georgia, Rockmart – Homer F. Nicholson, 75, of Silver Creek, Rte. 1, died Sunday in a Rome hospital. He was born May 9, 1897, and was a retired textile employee. His parents were the late Will Nicholson and Alice Pittman Nicholson.
Survivors include his wife, Louise Brock Nicholson, Silver Creek; two sons, Larry Nicholson, Rome, and Edward Nicholson, Rockmart; four daughters, Mrs. Edna Wadsworth, Riverdale, Mrs. Marie Couey, Rome, Mrs. Lily Holland, Kansas City, Kan., and Mrs. Syble Smith, Fayetteville; three brothers, Fred Nicholson, Franklin, Ga., Clifford Nicholson, Decatur, and Clyde Nicholson, Chattanooga, Tenn; 19 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren. Funeral services will be held in the Hicksville Baptist Church, the Revs. Oren Holland and George Phillips officiating. Interment will be in Aragon Cemetery.7 

Family

Homer F. Nichelsen b. 9 May 1897, d. 8 Apr 1973
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  2. [S1476] Rome News Tribune, various, 7 July 1937.
  3. [S1201] Delta Genealogical Society, Fannin County Marriage Records.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  6. [S995] Office of Vital Records Georgia Health Dept., Georgia Death Records.
  7. [S1476] Rome News Tribune, various, 9 April 1973.

Emma Curtis1

F, b. 1906
MotherSarah Elisabeth (Lizzie) Curtis1 b. 11 Apr 1868, d. 26 Apr 1924
Last Edited28 Aug 2007
Birth*Emma Curtis was born in 1906 at Fannin, Georgia.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 25 April 1910 Fairplay District, Fannin, Georgia, in the household of Sarah Elisabeth (Lizzie) Curtis; ED 31, sheet 7B, occupation farmer, owned farm, married 14 years, 4 children, 4 living; no husband present and no evidence she was married.1 
Residence*Emma Curtis lived on 7 July 1937 at Lindale, Floyd, Georgia; married name Goddard; later Hicks.2 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  2. [S1476] Rome News Tribune, various, Ida Nichelson, 7 July 1937.

Mary (Mollie) Lugenia Curtis1,2

F, b. June 1882, d. 6 August 1923
FatherJohn Brock3 b. 1847
MotherSirophenicia (Nish) Curtis1 b. 1860
Last Edited15 Jun 2008
Birth*Mary (Mollie) Lugenia Curtis was born in June 1882 at Fannin, Georgia; incorrectly listed as Sarah Gappin's daughter in the 1900 census; death certificate says 1883, but cemetery marker says 1880; middle name from Augustus' draft registration.1,4 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census in the household of Sarah Lou Gappin; ED 26, sheet 9B, occupation farmer, owned farm, widowed, 9 children, 8 living, 1 child and 4 grandchildren living with her.1 
Married Name As of 23 June 1901,her married name was Tarpley.5,6 
Marriage*Mary (Mollie) Lugenia Curtis married Augustus Lee (Gus) Tarpley, son of Leighton Bethel Tarpley and Louisa Florentine Johnson, on 23 June 1901 at Polk, Tennessee; by H.M. Bramlett, J.P.5,6 
Census*Mary (Mollie) Lugenia Curtis and Augustus Lee (Gus) Tarpley appeared on the census of 26 January 1920 at District 3, Polk, Tennessee, ED 111, sheet 20A, occupation miner-copper, renting, 5 children at home.5 
Death*Mary (Mollie) Lugenia Curtis died on 6 August 1923 at Copperhill, Polk, Georgia, at age 41; from heart disease; buried at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church Cemetery.3 
NoteB* Tarpley family records are not clear about Mollie. Pearl Curtis Dell'Oro said that Mollie's last name was Brock and that her parents were drowned in a buggy. Mollie's grandmother raised her. Pearl said her brother Alvin told her this when she was about 12 years old.7 

Family

Augustus Lee (Gus) Tarpley b. 1 Jan 1878, d. 13 Jun 1935
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  2. [S758] Ancestry.com, World War I Draft Registration Cards.
  3. [S1238] Editor Edna Wiefering, Polk County Death Records, 1923, certificate #212.
  4. [S1238] Editor Edna Wiefering, Polk County Death Records, 1923, certificate # 212.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  6. [S1240] Viola H. Jones, Polk County Marriages.
  7. [S1581] Arnold Tarpley, "Descendants of Augustus Lee Tarpley", Ancestral File.
  8. [S44] Social Security Death Index.
  9. [S1423] Jo Ann Garren Finnell, Cemeteries of Polk County, Tennessee, Pleasant Hill.

Arizona (Zona) Curtis1

F, b. April 1887
MotherSarah Elisabeth (Lizzie) Curtis1 b. 11 Apr 1868, d. 26 Apr 1924
Last Edited28 Aug 2007
Birth*Arizona (Zona) Curtis was born in April 1887 at Fannin, Georgia; listed as a granddaughter of Sarah Gappin Curtis b. April 1890 in 1900 census; parents unknown.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census in the household of Sarah Lou Gappin; ED 26, sheet 9B, occupation farmer, owned farm, widowed, 9 children, 8 living, 1 child and 4 grandchildren living with her.2 
Married Name As of 16 September 1906,her married name was Nicholson.3 
Name Variation As of 16 September 1906, Arizona (Zona) Curtis was also known as Zonie Nichelson. 
Marriage*She married Luther Braxon Nichelson on 16 September 1906 at Fannin, Georgia; by A.J. Raper, M.G.3 
Census*Arizona (Zona) Curtis and Luther Braxon Nichelson appeared on the census of 2 May 1910 at Fairplay District, Fannin, Georgia, ED 31, sheet 11B, occupation farmer, renting, married 3 years, 2 children, 2 living.1 
CensusArizona (Zona) Curtis and Luther Braxon Nichelson appeared on the census of 10 January 1920 at Hemptown District, Fannin, Georgia, ED 43, sheet 5B, occupation farmer, renting, 3 children at home.4 
Residence*Arizona (Zona) Curtis lived on 7 July 1937 at Copperhill, Polk, Tennessee; married name Nichelson.5 

Family

Luther Braxon Nichelson b. 16 Jun 1885, d. 19 Jun 1977
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  3. [S1201] Delta Genealogical Society, Fannin County Marriage Records.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  5. [S1476] Rome News Tribune, various, Ida Nichelson, 7 July 1937.

Vandora Florentine Tarpley1

F, b. 21 April 1895, d. 3 December 1972
FatherLeighton Bethel Tarpley2 b. 8 Mar 1853, d. 19 Apr 1940
MotherLouisa Florentine Johnson2 b. 15 Dec 1860, d. 3 Jul 1942
Last Edited2 Aug 2007
Birth*Vandora Florentine Tarpley was born on 21 April 1895 at Fannin, Georgia.1,2 
Married Name As of 6 October 1912,her married name was Curtis.1 
Marriage*She married Carl Edward Curtis, son of Charles Asbury Curtis and Mary E. Newman, on 6 October 1912 at Fannin, Georgia; by Johnson Harper, N.P. & J.P.1 
CensusVandora Florentine Tarpley and Carl Edward Curtis appeared on the census of 3 April 1930 at Mascot, Knox, Tennessee, ED 90, sheet 3A, occupation contractor-mine, renting-$8 month, no radio, 5 children at home.3 
Death*Vandora Florentine Tarpley died on 3 December 1972 at Greeneville, Greene, Tennessee, at age 77; buried at Mascot, Knox County.2 

Family

Carl Edward Curtis b. 5 Oct 1893
Children

Citations

  1. [S1201] Delta Genealogical Society, Fannin County Marriage Records.
  2. [S1460] Fred Krauss, "Krauss Family Links", Ancestral File.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

Pauline Curtis1

F, b. 1913
FatherCarl Edward Curtis1 b. 5 Oct 1893
MotherVandora Florentine Tarpley1 b. 21 Apr 1895, d. 3 Dec 1972
Last Edited2 Jul 2007
Birth*Pauline Curtis was born in 1913 at Tennessee.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 3 April 1930 Mascot, Knox, Tennessee, in the household of Carl Edward Curtis and Vandora Florentine Tarpley; ED 90, sheet 3A, occupation contractor-mine, renting-$8 month, no radio, 5 children at home.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

Verlin Curtis1

M, b. 29 August 1915, d. August 1977
FatherCarl Edward Curtis1 b. 5 Oct 1893
MotherVandora Florentine Tarpley1 b. 21 Apr 1895, d. 3 Dec 1972
Last Edited2 Jul 2007
Birth*Verlin Curtis was born on 29 August 1915 at Tennessee.1,2 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 3 April 1930 Mascot, Knox, Tennessee, in the household of Carl Edward Curtis and Vandora Florentine Tarpley; ED 90, sheet 3A, occupation contractor-mine, renting-$8 month, no radio, 5 children at home.1 
Death*Verlin Curtis died in August 1977; place of death not given in SSDI.2 

Citations

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

Clara Jane Curtis1

F, b. 25 April 1918
FatherCarl Edward Curtis1 b. 5 Oct 1893
MotherVandora Florentine Tarpley1 b. 21 Apr 1895, d. 3 Dec 1972
Last Edited2 Aug 2007
Birth*Clara Jane Curtis was born on 25 April 1918 at Georgia.1,2 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 3 April 1930 Mascot, Knox, Tennessee, in the household of Carl Edward Curtis and Vandora Florentine Tarpley; ED 90, sheet 3A, occupation contractor-mine, renting-$8 month, no radio, 5 children at home.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  2. [S1460] Fred Krauss, "Krauss Family Links", Ancestral File.