Paul W. McNeal1

M, b. 1915
FatherA. Reuben McNeal2 b. Aug 1888
MotherAllie (?)2 b. 1905
Last Edited10 Oct 2007
Birth*Paul W. McNeal was born in 1915 at Tennessee.2 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 6 January 1920 Knoxville, Knox, Tennessee, in the household of A. Reuben McNeal and Allie (?); ED 111, sheet 10B, occupation loom fixer-cotton mill, renting, 2 children; lived next to Ida Curtis.2 
(Witness) CensusPaul W. McNeal appeared on the census of 23 April 1930 Knoxville, Knox, Tennessee, in the household of A. Reuben McNeal and Allie (?); ED 91, sheet 15A, occupation loom fixer-cotton mill, renting-$12 month, 4 children and Aunt Mary at home.3 

Citations

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

Edgar H. McNeal1

M, b. 1923
FatherA. Reuben McNeal1 b. Aug 1888
MotherAllie (?)1 b. 1905
Last Edited3 Oct 2012
Birth*Edgar H. McNeal was born in 1923 at Knox, Tennessee.1 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 23 April 1930 Knoxville, Knox, Tennessee, in the household of A. Reuben McNeal and Allie (?); ED 91, sheet 15A, occupation loom fixer-cotton mill, renting-$12 month, 4 children and Aunt Mary at home.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

M. Ruth McNeal1

F, b. 1927
FatherA. Reuben McNeal1 b. Aug 1888
MotherAllie (?)1 b. 1905
Last Edited3 Oct 2012
Birth*M. Ruth McNeal was born in 1927 at Knox, Tennessee.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 23 April 1930 Knoxville, Knox, Tennessee, in the household of A. Reuben McNeal and Allie (?); ED 91, sheet 15A, occupation loom fixer-cotton mill, renting-$12 month, 4 children and Aunt Mary at home.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

Grace Wilkerson1

F, b. 26 September 1902, d. April 1976
Last Edited26 Mar 2013
Birth*Grace Wilkerson was born on 26 September 1902 at Tennessee.1,2 
Census*She appeared on the census of 15 January 1920 at Knoxville, Knox, Tennessee, ED 111, sheet 33A, occupation weaver-cotton mill, single, living with her parents, O.D. and Minnie Wilkerson.3 
Married Name As of 31 July 1920,her married name was Curtis.1 
Marriage*She married Verner Samuel Curtis, son of Jessie M. Curtis, on 31 July 1920 at Knox, Tennessee.1 
Census*Grace Wilkerson and Verner Samuel Curtis appeared on the census of 10 April 1930 at Knoxville, Knox, Tennessee, ED 50, sheet 15B, occupation truck driver, renting-$15 month, no radio, 3 daughters at home.4 
CensusGrace Wilkerson and Verner Samuel Curtis appeared on the census of 9 April 1940 at Knoxville, Knox, Tennessee, ED 72, sheet 4B, occupation truck driver-wholesale company, renting, 3 daughters.5 
Death*Grace Wilkerson died in April 1976 at Knoxville, Knox, Tennessee, at age 73; SSDI only.2 

Family

Verner Samuel Curtis b. 6 Dec 1896, d. 10 Jun 1990
Children

Citations

  1. [S1444] DAR Bonny Kate Chapter, Knox County Tennessee Marriage Records 1901-1921.
  2. [S44] Social Security Death Index.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1940.

Lucila E. Curtis1

F, b. 1921
FatherVerner Samuel Curtis1 b. 6 Dec 1896, d. 10 Jun 1990
MotherGrace Wilkerson1 b. 26 Sep 1902, d. Apr 1976
Last Edited18 Nov 2012
Birth*Lucila E. Curtis was born in 1921 at Knox, Tennessee.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 10 April 1930 Knoxville, Knox, Tennessee, in the household of Grace Wilkerson and Verner Samuel Curtis; ED 50, sheet 15B, occupation truck driver, renting-$15 month, no radio, 3 daughters at home.1 
(Witness) CensusLucila E. Curtis appeared on the census of 9 April 1940 Knoxville, Knox, Tennessee, in the household of Grace Wilkerson and Verner Samuel Curtis; ED 72, sheet 4B, occupation truck driver-wholesale company, renting, 3 daughters.2 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1940.

Ernestine A. Curtis1

F, b. 1923
FatherVerner Samuel Curtis1 b. 6 Dec 1896, d. 10 Jun 1990
MotherGrace Wilkerson1 b. 26 Sep 1902, d. Apr 1976
Last Edited10 Oct 2007
Birth*Ernestine A. Curtis was born in 1923 at Knox, Tennessee.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 10 April 1930 Knoxville, Knox, Tennessee, in the household of Grace Wilkerson and Verner Samuel Curtis; ED 50, sheet 15B, occupation truck driver, renting-$15 month, no radio, 3 daughters at home.1 
(Witness) CensusErnestine A. Curtis appeared on the census of 9 April 1940 Knoxville, Knox, Tennessee, in the household of Grace Wilkerson and Verner Samuel Curtis; ED 72, sheet 4B, occupation truck driver-wholesale company, renting, 3 daughters.2 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1940.

Chrystal B. Curtis1

F, b. 1927
FatherVerner Samuel Curtis1 b. 6 Dec 1896, d. 10 Jun 1990
MotherGrace Wilkerson1 b. 26 Sep 1902, d. Apr 1976
Last Edited10 Oct 2007
Birth*Chrystal B. Curtis was born in 1927 at Knox, Tennessee.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 10 April 1930 Knoxville, Knox, Tennessee, in the household of Grace Wilkerson and Verner Samuel Curtis; ED 50, sheet 15B, occupation truck driver, renting-$15 month, no radio, 3 daughters at home.1 
(Witness) CensusChrystal B. Curtis appeared on the census of 9 April 1940 Knoxville, Knox, Tennessee, in the household of Grace Wilkerson and Verner Samuel Curtis; ED 72, sheet 4B, occupation truck driver-wholesale company, renting, 3 daughters.2 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1940.

James Williams1

M, b. May 1876
Last Edited10 Oct 2007
Birth*James Williams was born in May 1876; Tennessee.2 
Marriage*He married Effie Curtis, daughter of Mary (Mollie) F. Curtis, circa 1896 at Tennessee; probably married in Loudon County; no Blount record.1,2 
Census*James Williams and Effie Curtis appeared on the census of 23 June 1900 at District 1, Loudon, Tennessee, ED 96, sheet 16B, occupation farm laborer, married 4 years, 2 children, 2 living.2 
CensusJames Williams and Effie Curtis appeared on the census of 10 February 1920 at Chattanooga, Hamilton, Tennessee, ED 153, sheet 13B, occupation pilot-steam boat, renting, no children at home.3 

Family

Effie Curtis b. Dec 1879
Children

Citations

  1. [S1519] Aileen Powlus, "Blount County Curtis Families", Ancestral File.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1920.

Charles Williams1

M, b. August 1896
FatherJames Williams1 b. May 1876
MotherEffie Curtis1 b. Dec 1879
Last Edited10 Oct 2007
Birth*Charles Williams was born in August 1896 at Loudon, Tennessee.1 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 23 June 1900 District 1, Loudon, Tennessee, in the household of James Williams and Effie Curtis; ED 96, sheet 16B, occupation farm laborer, married 4 years, 2 children, 2 living.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1900.

Bessie Williams1

F, b. October 1898
FatherJames Williams1 b. May 1876
MotherEffie Curtis1 b. Dec 1879
Last Edited10 Oct 2007
Birth*Bessie Williams was born in October 1898 at Loudon, Tennessee.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 23 June 1900 District 1, Loudon, Tennessee, in the household of James Williams and Effie Curtis; ED 96, sheet 16B, occupation farm laborer, married 4 years, 2 children, 2 living.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1900.

Harry Gormley1

M, b. 28 September 1903, d. October 1972
Last Edited10 Oct 2007
Birth*Harry Gormley was born on 28 September 1903.2 
Marriage*He married Violet Viars, daughter of Samuel Viars and Lizzie E. Perkins, in November 1928 at Tennessee.1 
Death*Harry Gormley died in October 1972 at Walland, Blount, Tennessee, at age 69.2 

Family

Violet Viars b. 26 Jan 1911

Citations

  1. [S1519] Aileen Powlus, "Blount County Curtis Families", Ancestral File.
  2. [S44] Social Security Death Index.

Other Daughters Curtis1

F, b. between 1817 and 1830
FatherJohn Curtis1 b. bt 1788 - 1790, d. bt Jul 1870 - Aug 1870
MotherFrancis (Fannie) (?)1 b. bt 1790 - 1792
Last Edited10 Oct 2007
Birth*Other Daughters Curtis was born between 1817 and 1830 at Blount, Tennessee; Based on the 1830 and 1840 censuses, John had 7 daughters in addition to Theresa, the youngest; the names of some appear in pre-1850 marriage records.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1820, 1830.

Other Daughters Curtis1

F, b. between 1819 and 1830
FatherCyrus Curtis1 b. 1798, d. bt 1868 - 1870
MotherPolly (Mary) Shook1 b. 1784
Last Edited10 Oct 2007
Birth*Other Daughters Curtis was born between 1819 and 1830 at Blount, Tennessee; Based on the 1830 census, Cyrus had 4 daughters in addition to Martha; some of them appear in the pre-1850 marriage records; he also had a son who apparently died young.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1830.

Rev. James McNeal1

M, b. 10 February 1821, d. 18 November 1892
Last Edited10 Oct 2007
Birth*Rev. James McNeal was born on 10 February 1821 at Washington, Pennsylvania.1 
Marriage*He married Ellen (Ella) W. Reed on 12 August 1846.1 
Marriage*Rev. James McNeal married Jennie L. (?) on 1 March 1888.1 
Death*Rev. James McNeal died on 18 November 1892 at Maryville, Blount, Tennessee, at age 71.1 

Family 1

Ellen (Ella) W. Reed b. 22 Mar 1825, d. 19 Sep 1885
Child

Family 2

Jennie L. (?) b. 15 Oct 1839

Citations

  1. [S1523] Ginger Harlow, "Descendants of James Reed McNeal", Ancestral File.

Ellen (Ella) W. Reed1

F, b. 22 March 1825, d. 19 September 1885
Last Edited27 Dec 2011
Birth*Ellen (Ella) W. Reed was born on 22 March 1825.1 
Marriage*She married Rev. James McNeal on 12 August 1846.1 
Married Name As of 12 August 1846,her married name was McNeal.1 
Death*Ellen (Ella) W. Reed died on 19 September 1885 at White Pine, Jefferson, Tennessee, at age 60.1 

Family

Rev. James McNeal b. 10 Feb 1821, d. 18 Nov 1892
Child

Citations

  1. [S1523] Ginger Harlow, "Descendants of James Reed McNeal", Ancestral File.

Jennie L. (?)1

F, b. 15 October 1839
Last Edited10 Oct 2007
Birth*Jennie L. (?) was born on 15 October 1839 at Coles, Illinois.1 
Married Name As of 1 March 1888,her married name was McNeal.1 
Marriage*She married Rev. James McNeal on 1 March 1888.1 

Family

Rev. James McNeal b. 10 Feb 1821, d. 18 Nov 1892

Citations

  1. [S1523] Ginger Harlow, "Descendants of James Reed McNeal", Ancestral File.

Robert Clemons1

M, b. 1824, d. between 1851 and 1860
Last Edited10 Oct 2007
Birth*Robert Clemons was born in 1824 at Wythe, Virginia.1 
Marriage*He married Nancy Young circa 1840.1 
Death*Robert Clemons died between 1851 and 1860 at Blount, Tennessee.1 

Family

Nancy Young b. Apr 1824, d. bt 1911 - 1920
Child

Citations

  1. [S1518] Judy, "Descendants of Samuel Taylor Curtis and Ida Bond Clemons", Ancestral File.

Nancy Young1

F, b. April 1824, d. between 1911 and 1920
Last Edited10 Oct 2007
Birth*Nancy Young was born in April 1824 at Virginia.1 
Marriage*She married Robert Clemons circa 1840.1 
Married Name As of circa 1840,her married name was Clemons.1 
Death*Nancy Young died between 1911 and 1920 at Maryville, Blount, Tennessee.1 

Family

Robert Clemons b. 1824, d. bt 1851 - 1860
Child

Citations

  1. [S1518] Judy, "Descendants of Samuel Taylor Curtis and Ida Bond Clemons", Ancestral File.

Bertha Buchanan1

F, b. 1885, d. 22 August 1933
Last Edited4 Dec 2007
Birth*Bertha Buchanan was born in 1885.2 
Married Name As of circa 1905,her married name was Curtis.1 
Marriage*She married Henry Oliver Curtis, son of William Asbury Curtis and Mary Rebecca Butler, circa 1905.1 
Census*Bertha Buchanan and Henry Oliver Curtis appeared on the census of 7 January 1920 at Sylva, Jackson, North Carolina, ED 114, sheet 4B, occupation carpenter-house, owned home, 3 children.3 
CensusBertha Buchanan and Henry Oliver Curtis appeared on the census of 28 April 1930 at Sylva, Jackson, North Carolina, ED 17, sheet 5B, occupation carpenter-buildings, owned home, no radio, 3 children.4 
Death*Bertha Buchanan died on 22 August 1933 at Sylva, Jackson, North Carolina.2 
ObitBertha's obituary was published in the Franklin Press on 24 August 1933:
Mrs. Henry O. Curtis Dies in Sylva. News was received here Tuesday of the death of Mrs. Henry O. Curtis at her home in Sylva Tuesday afternoon after an illness of nine weeks. Mrs. Curtis has often visited here with her husband, who was formerly a Macon county man, and made many friends here who will deeply regret to learn of her death.5 

Family

Henry Oliver Curtis b. 3 Jun 1874, d. 1 Nov 1945
Children

Citations

  1. [S875] Frances Curtis Bogy, Curtis Genealogy, page 133.
  2. [S1011] North Carolina State Archives, North Carolina Death Records.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  5. [S1526] The Franklin Press, Various.
  6. [S974] North Carolina Dept. of Health & Human Services, North Carolina Birth Records.

Edgar Lee Curtis1,2

M, b. 10 December 1889, d. 14 November 1960
FatherJames Vance (Zeb) Curtis1 b. 9 Jul 1859, d. 20 Apr 1935
MotherSallie Virginia Marr1 b. 24 Sep 1867, d. 4 Mar 1914
Last Edited30 Oct 2007
BirthEdgar Lee Curtis was born on 10 December 1889 at Hayesville, Clay, North Carolina.1,3 
Birth*He was born on 10 December 1889 at Hayesville, Clay, North Carolina.3 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 16 June 1900 Hayesville Twp., Clay, North Carolina, in the household of James Vance (Zeb) Curtis and Sallie Virginia Marr; ED 11, sheet 6B, occupation farmer, renting, married 14 years, 7 children, 7 living.2 
(Witness) CensusEdgar Lee Curtis appeared on the census of 13 May 1910 Hayesville Twp., Clay, North Carolina, in the household of James Vance (Zeb) Curtis and Sallie Virginia Marr; ED 48, sheet 11A, occupation farmer, renting, married 24 years, 10 children, 10 living.4 
Marriage*Edgar Lee Curtis married Esther Anderson on 26 July 1914 at M.E. Church South, Hayesville, Clay, North Carolina; by R.F. Wellons, minister, M.E.S.5 
DescriptionEdgar Lee Curtis was described as medium height and build, blue eyes, and brown hair on 5 June 1917 at Hayesville, Clay, North Carolina.3 
DraftWW1 On 5 June 1917 Edgar Lee Curtis registered for the draft at Hayesville, Clay, North Carolina; at the time, he was employed by U.S. Post Office, as a rural letter carrier, married.3 
Census*He and Esther Anderson appeared on the census of 2 January 1920 at Hayesville, Clay, North Carolina, ED 55, sheet 1A, occupation postal clerk-U.S. Mail, owned home, 2 children.6 
CensusEdgar Lee Curtis and Esther Anderson appeared on the census of 4 April 1930 at Hayesville, Clay, North Carolina, ED 2, sheet 3A, occupation mail carrier-U.S. mail, owned home valued at $3,000, 4 chldren at home.7 
Death*Edgar Lee Curtis died on 14 November 1960 at Clay, North Carolina, at age 70; buried at Hayesville United Methodist Church Cemetery.1,8 

Family

Esther Anderson b. 25 May 1892, d. 31 Oct 1980
Children

Citations

  1. [S1011] North Carolina State Archives, North Carolina Death Records.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  3. [S758] Ancestry.com, World War I Draft Registration Cards.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  5. [S1302] Macon County, Haysville, North Carolina Registrar of Deeds, Macon County Marriages.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  7. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  8. [S1530] Phillip Hogsead and Dorothy Shepherd, Clay County, North Carolina Cemetery Transcriptions, Hayesville Methodist.
  9. [S974] North Carolina Dept. of Health & Human Services, North Carolina Birth Records.
  10. [S1506] Asheville Citizen-Times, Various.

Esther Anderson1

F, b. 25 May 1892, d. 31 October 1980
Last Edited13 Oct 2007
Birth*Esther Anderson was born on 25 May 1892 at Clay, North Carolina; daughter of E.M. and Etta Anderson.1,2,3 
Married Name As of 26 July 1914,her married name was Curtis.3 
Name Variation As of 26 July 1914, Esther Anderson was also known as Esther Passmore prior marriage.3 
Marriage*She married Edgar Lee Curtis, son of James Vance (Zeb) Curtis and Sallie Virginia Marr, on 26 July 1914 at M.E. Church South, Hayesville, Clay, North Carolina; by R.F. Wellons, minister, M.E.S.3 
Census*Esther Anderson and Edgar Lee Curtis appeared on the census of 2 January 1920 at Hayesville, Clay, North Carolina, ED 55, sheet 1A, occupation postal clerk-U.S. Mail, owned home, 2 children.4 
CensusEsther Anderson and Edgar Lee Curtis appeared on the census of 4 April 1930 at Hayesville, Clay, North Carolina, ED 2, sheet 3A, occupation mail carrier-U.S. mail, owned home valued at $3,000, 4 chldren at home.5 
Death*Esther Anderson died on 31 October 1980 at Clay, North Carolina, at age 88; buried at Hayesville First United Methodist Church Cemetery.6 
ObitEsther's obituary was published in the an unknown place on 2 November 1980:
Esther Anderson Curtis, 88, of Asheville died Friday at her home. A native of Clay County and a resident of Hayesville until moving to Asheville six years ago, she was the daughter of the late Emory and Etta Garrison Anderson. She was the wife of the late Ed L. Curtis and was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church.
Surviving are a son, Roger W. Curtis of Hayesville; three daughters, Marjorie Hayes of Asheville, Madeline Onellion of Alexandria, La., and Carolyn Benedict of Anaheim, Calif; a brother, Wayne Anderson of Hayesville; nine grandchildren and four great grandchildren. Services will be held Monday in the Hayesville First United Methodist Church. The Revs. Loy Kennedy and Edgar Price will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery.2 

Family

Edgar Lee Curtis b. 10 Dec 1889, d. 14 Nov 1960
Children

Citations

  1. [S875] Frances Curtis Bogy, Curtis Genealogy, page 152.
  2. [S1506] Asheville Citizen-Times, Various.
  3. [S1302] Macon County, Haysville, North Carolina Registrar of Deeds, Macon County Marriages.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  6. [S1011] North Carolina State Archives, North Carolina Death Records.
  7. [S974] North Carolina Dept. of Health & Human Services, North Carolina Birth Records.

Roger William Curtis1

M, b. 17 October 1918, d. 18 August 1989
FatherEdgar Lee Curtis1 b. 10 Dec 1889, d. 14 Nov 1960
MotherEsther Anderson1 b. 25 May 1892, d. 31 Oct 1980
Last Edited5 Dec 2007
Birth*Roger William Curtis was born on 17 October 1918 at Clay, North Carolina.2,3 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 2 January 1920 Hayesville, Clay, North Carolina, in the household of Edgar Lee Curtis and Esther Anderson; ED 55, sheet 1A, occupation postal clerk-U.S. Mail, owned home, 2 children.4 
(Witness) CensusRoger William Curtis appeared on the census of 4 April 1930 Hayesville, Clay, North Carolina, in the household of Edgar Lee Curtis and Esther Anderson; ED 2, sheet 3A, occupation mail carrier-U.S. mail, owned home valued at $3,000, 4 chldren at home.5 
Marriage*Roger William Curtis married Mary W. Long between 1940 and 1950 at North Carolina.1 
Death*Roger William Curtis died on 18 August 1989 at Hayesville, Clay, North Carolina, at age 70; in the Asheville VA hospital; buried at Hayesville Methodist Cemetery.1 
ObitRoger William's obituary was published in the Citizen-Times on 20 August 1989:
Roger William Curtis, 70, of Hayesville, died Friday; in Asheville VA Medical Center. A lifelong resident of Clay County, he was a son of the late Edgar and Esther Anderson Curtis. He attended N.C. State University and served in the Army during World War II. He was the former owner and operator of Curtis Theater.
Surviving are his wife, Mary Long, Curtis; four daughters, Susie Curtis of Denver, Colo., Sally Brock of Peachtree and Rosemary Coleman and Cindy Coker of Hayesville; two sons, Bill Curtis of Asheville and Jim Curtis of Hayesville; three sisters, Marjorie Hayes of Asheville, Madeline O’Nellion of Alexandria, La., and Carolyn Benedict of Anaheim, Calif; and four grandchildren. Services will be Monday in the chapel of Ivie Funeral Home, Hayesville. Interment will be in Hayesville Methodist Cemetery.1 

Family

Mary W. Long b. 27 Oct 1925, d. 27 May 2006

Citations

  1. [S1506] Asheville Citizen-Times, Various.
  2. [S1011] North Carolina State Archives, North Carolina Death Records.
  3. [S974] North Carolina Dept. of Health & Human Services, North Carolina Birth Records.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

Lottie Lee Turner1,2

F, b. 29 August 1876, d. 16 February 1955
Last Edited21 Jun 2008
Birth*Lottie Lee Turner was born on 29 August 1876 at Hayesville, Clay, North Carolina; daughter of John Turner and Martha Auberry.3,4 
Married Name As of 22 January 1892,her married name was Curtis.1 
Marriage*She married Frank Moore Curtis, son of Amos Wesley Curtis and Rachel Emilene Martin, on 22 January 1892 at John Turner's residence, Clay, North Carolina; by J.W. Farmer.1 
CensusLottie Lee Turner and Frank Moore Curtis appeared on the census of 12 June 1900 at Hayesville Twp., Clay, North Carolina, ED 12, sheet 6A, Frank and Lottie's entries are illegible.5 
Census*Lottie Lee Turner and Frank Moore Curtis appeared on the census of 7 May 1910 at Hayesville Twp., Clay, North Carolina, ED 48, sheet 8A, occupation farmer, renting, married 16 years, 7 children, 7 living.6 
CensusLottie Lee Turner and Frank Moore Curtis appeared on the census of 26 January 1920 at Hayesville Twp., Clay, North Carolina, ED 55, sheet 12A, occupation farmer, owned farm, 8 children at home.7 
CensusLottie Lee Turner and Frank Moore Curtis appeared on the census of 7 April 1930 at Sweetwater Twp., Clay, North Carolina, ED 6, sheet 2A, occupation farmer, owned farm, radio, 5 children at home.8 
Death*Lottie Lee Turner died on 16 February 1955 at Clay, North Carolina, at age 78; buried at Sweetwater Baptist Church Cemetery.3,4 

Family

Frank Moore Curtis b. 19 Nov 1869, d. 30 Jan 1939
Children

Citations

  1. [S875] Frances Curtis Bogy, Curtis Genealogy, page 220.
  2. [S1011] North Carolina State Archives, North Carolina Death Records.
  3. [S1605] Bureau of Vital Statistics and North Carolina State Archives North Carolina State Board of Health, North Carolina Death Certificates.
  4. [S1301] Cemetery Surveys Inc., Cemetery Surveys Inc., Sweetwater Baptist.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  7. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  8. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  9. [S974] North Carolina Dept. of Health & Human Services, North Carolina Birth Records.
  10. [S875] Frances Curtis Bogy, Curtis Genealogy, page 225.
  11. [S1506] Asheville Citizen-Times, Various.

Charles Woodrow Curtis1

M, b. 2 September 1914, d. 13 May 1985
FatherFrank Moore Curtis1 b. 19 Nov 1869, d. 30 Jan 1939
MotherLottie Lee Turner1 b. 29 Aug 1876, d. 16 Feb 1955
Last Edited12 Oct 2007
Birth*Charles Woodrow Curtis was born on 2 September 1914 at Clay, North Carolina.1,2 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 26 January 1920 Hayesville Twp., Clay, North Carolina, in the household of Frank Moore Curtis and Lottie Lee Turner; ED 55, sheet 12A, occupation farmer, owned farm, 8 children at home.3 
(Witness) CensusCharles Woodrow Curtis appeared on the census of 7 April 1930 Sweetwater Twp., Clay, North Carolina, in the household of Frank Moore Curtis and Lottie Lee Turner; ED 6, sheet 2A, occupation farmer, owned farm, radio, 5 children at home.4 
Marriage*Charles Woodrow Curtis married Allene Nora Swanson circa 1940 at North Carolina.5 
Death*Charles Woodrow Curtis died on 13 May 1985 at Hayesville, Clay, North Carolina, at age 70; died in Georgia; buried at New Hope Baptist Church Cemetery.1,2,6 
ObitCharles Woodrow's obituary was published in the Citizen-Times on 15 May 1985:
Services for Charles W. Curtis, 70, of Route 2 Hayesville, who died Monday, will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday in New Hope Baptist Church, of which he was a member. The Revs. Aud Brown and Wayne Matheson will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery. A Clay County native, Curtis was a son of the late Frank and Lottie Turner Curtis. He served in the U.S. Army during World War II and was a retired lumberman.
Surviving are his wife, Grace Cox Curtis; three sons, Allan Curtis of Hayesville, and Carrol and Farrell Curtis, both of Atlanta; two sisters, Flora Curtis of Hayesville and Thelma Raxter of Sylva; a brother, Olin Curtis of Hayesville; and six grandchildren.1 

Family

Allene Nora Swanson b. 16 Aug 1918, d. 28 Oct 1969

Citations

  1. [S1506] Asheville Citizen-Times, Various.
  2. [S44] Social Security Death Index.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  5. [S974] North Carolina Dept. of Health & Human Services, North Carolina Birth Records, name from children's birth records.
  6. [S1011] North Carolina State Archives, North Carolina Death Records.

James Hurbert Curtis1,2,3

M, b. 13 January 1916, d. 30 December 1990
FatherGeorge Americus Curtis1 b. 29 Nov 1883, d. 14 May 1975
MotherNeppie Savannah Gibson1 b. 22 Jul 1893, d. 13 Jun 1958
Last Edited4 Dec 2011
Birth*James Hurbert Curtis was born on 13 January 1916 at Candler, Buncombe, North Carolina.1,4,3 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 15 January 1920 Upper Hominy Twp., Buncombe, North Carolina, in the household of George Americus Curtis and Neppie Savannah Gibson; ED 41, sheet 12A, occupation farmer, owned farm, 3 children at home.2 
(Witness) CensusJames Hurbert Curtis appeared on the census of 10 April 1930 Cartoogechave Twp., Macon, North Carolina, in the household of George Americus Curtis and Neppie Savannah Gibson; ED 2, sheet 1A, occupation farmer, owned farm, radio, 6 children at home.5 
Death*James Hurbert Curtis died on 30 December 1990 at Hendersonville, Henderson, North Carolina, at age 74; buried at Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Henderson County.1,4 
ObitJames Hurbert's obituary was published in the Citizen-Times on 1 January 1991:
Hendersonville – James H. Curtis, 74, of 2923 Kanuga Road, died Sunday in an Asheville hospital. A native of Buncombe County, he had lived in Henderson County most of his life. He was a son of the late George M. and Neppie Savannah Gibson Curtis. He was a retired employee of J.P. Stevens Tuxedo Mill. He was a member of Berea Baptist Church and an Army veteran of World War II.
Surviving are his wife, Sally M. Curtis; four daughters, Allene Foster and Jewell McMinn of Hendersonville, Judy Corpening of Tuxedo, Nancy Stepp of East Flat Rock; a son, Franklin D. Curtis of Arden; two brothers, Fred Curtis of Swannanoa and Elmer Curtis of Virginia; four sisters, Gussie Barker and Lois Moss of Swannanoa, Fannie Benfield and Emma Bradley of Etowah; eight grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Services will be Wednesday in Shepherd’s Church Street Chapel. The Revs. Homer Jenkins and Jack Ford will officiate. Burial will be in Pleasant Hill Cemetery.1 

Citations

  1. [S1506] Asheville Citizen-Times, Various.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  3. [S759] National Archives and Records Administration, World War II Draft Registration Cards.
  4. [S44] Social Security Death Index.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

Robert Allen Elliott1

M, b. 13 March 1893
Last Edited11 Oct 2007
Birth*Robert Allen Elliott was born on 13 March 1893 at Georgia.2 
Marriage*He married Mary H. Nunn, daughter of Adolphus F. Nunn and Mary (Mamie) Belle Curtis, circa 1920 at Georgia.1 
Census*Robert Allen Elliott and Mary H. Nunn appeared on the census of 7 April 1930 at Augusta, Henrico, Virginia, ED 10, sheet 4A, occupation funeral director, renting-$25 month, radio, 2 children.3 

Family

Mary H. Nunn b. Oct 1897
Children

Citations

  1. [S1528] Augusta Chronicle, Various, Mary Nunn, 28 April 1954.
  2. [S758] Ancestry.com, World War I Draft Registration Cards.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

Robert A. Elliott1

M, b. 1921
FatherRobert Allen Elliott1 b. 13 Mar 1893
MotherMary H. Nunn1 b. Oct 1897
Last Edited11 Oct 2007
Birth*Robert A. Elliott was born in 1921 at Augusta, Richmond, Georgia.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

Helen C. Elliott1

F, b. 1923
FatherRobert Allen Elliott1 b. 13 Mar 1893
MotherMary H. Nunn1 b. Oct 1897
Last Edited11 Oct 2007
Birth*Helen C. Elliott was born in 1923 at Augusta, Richmond, Georgia.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

William H. McElroy1,2

M, b. 25 July 1929, d. 23 June 1935
FatherWilliam Denton McElroy1 b. 2 Apr 1905, d. Jun 1967
MotherGay Curtis1 b. 8 Nov 1902, d. 18 Aug 1973
Last Edited28 Jun 2008
Birth*William H. McElroy was born on 25 July 1929 at Haywood, North Carolina; 1928 on death certificate.1,2,3 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 8 April 1930 Waynesville, Haywood, North Carolina, in the household of Gay Curtis and William Denton McElroy; ED 19, sheet 6A, occupation laborer-odd jobs, renting-$5 month, 1 child plus Lucy and Mary Curtis.1 
Death*William H. McElroy died on 23 June 1935 at Waynesville, Haywood, North Carolina, at age 5; fell from a window; buried at Maple Grove Cemetery.3 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  2. [S974] North Carolina Dept. of Health & Human Services, North Carolina Birth Records.
  3. [S1605] Bureau of Vital Statistics and North Carolina State Archives North Carolina State Board of Health, North Carolina Death Certificates.