Ola Evelyn Degan1,2

F, b. 16 July 1894, d. 2 November 1986
FatherJames W. Degan1 b. 19 Feb 1863, d. 21 Sep 1945
MotherJosephine Savage1 b. 10 Apr 1874, d. 2 Apr 1957
Last Edited13 May 2012
Birth*Ola Evelyn Degan was born on 16 July 1894 at Denton, Texas.1,3 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 6 June 1900 Justice Precinct 4, Denton, Texas, in the household of James W. Degan and Josephine Savage; ED 52, sheet 3B, occupation merchant, owned home, married 7 years, 3 children, 3 living.1 
(Witness) CensusOla Evelyn Degan appeared on the census of 21 April 1910 Justice Precinct 3, Denton, Texas, in the household of James W. Degan and Josephine Savage; ED 87, sheet 5B, occupation bank president, owned home, married 17 years, 4 children, 4 living.4 
Married Name As of circa 1915,her married name was Oakley.2 
Marriage*Ola Evelyn Degan married Roy Frank Oakley circa 1915 at Texas.2 
Census*Ola Evelyn Degan and Roy Frank Oakley appeared on the census of 12 January 1920 at Justice Precinct 3, Denton, Texas, ED 59, sheet 9B, occupation bookkeeper-bank, renting, 1 son.5 
CensusOla Evelyn Degan and Roy Frank Oakley appeared on the census of 4 April 1930 at Lewisville, Denton, Texas, ED 13, sheet 3A, occupation insurance agent, renting, 1 son.6 
Death*Ola Evelyn Degan died on 2 November 1986 at Amarillo, Randall, Texas, at age 92; buried at Old Hall Cemetery in Denton County.3,2 

Family

Roy Frank Oakley b. 16 May 1890, d. 8 Aug 1965
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  2. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Old Hall, Denton, Texas.
  3. [S44] Social Security Death Index.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  6. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

Daniel Carl Degan1,2

M, b. 3 January 1896, d. 19 April 1962
FatherJames W. Degan1 b. 19 Feb 1863, d. 21 Sep 1945
MotherJosephine Savage1 b. 10 Apr 1874, d. 2 Apr 1957
Last Edited13 May 2012
Birth*Daniel Carl Degan was born on 3 January 1896 at Denton, Texas.1,2 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 6 June 1900 Justice Precinct 4, Denton, Texas, in the household of James W. Degan and Josephine Savage; ED 52, sheet 3B, occupation merchant, owned home, married 7 years, 3 children, 3 living.1 
(Witness) CensusDaniel Carl Degan appeared on the census of 21 April 1910 Justice Precinct 3, Denton, Texas, in the household of James W. Degan and Josephine Savage; ED 87, sheet 5B, occupation bank president, owned home, married 17 years, 4 children, 4 living.3 
Death*Daniel Carl Degan died on 19 April 1962 at Lewisville, Denton, Texas, at age 66; occupation feed & cotton dealer, wife Christal, buried at the I.O.O.F. Cemetery.2 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  2. [S68] Texas Vital Statistics , death certificate.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1910.

Mary Cecil Degan1

F, b. January 1898
FatherJames W. Degan2 b. 19 Feb 1863, d. 21 Sep 1945
MotherJosephine Savage2 b. 10 Apr 1874, d. 2 Apr 1957
Last Edited13 May 2012
Birth*Mary Cecil Degan was born in January 1898 at Denton, Texas.2 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 6 June 1900 Justice Precinct 4, Denton, Texas, in the household of James W. Degan and Josephine Savage; ED 52, sheet 3B, occupation merchant, owned home, married 7 years, 3 children, 3 living.2 
(Witness) CensusMary Cecil Degan appeared on the census of 21 April 1910 Justice Precinct 3, Denton, Texas, in the household of James W. Degan and Josephine Savage; ED 87, sheet 5B, occupation bank president, owned home, married 17 years, 4 children, 4 living.3 

Citations

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

Roy Frank Oakley1,2

M, b. 16 May 1890, d. 8 August 1965
Last Edited9 Jun 2012
Birth*Roy Frank Oakley was born on 16 May 1890 at Texas.1,3 
Marriage*He married Ola Evelyn Degan, daughter of James W. Degan and Josephine Savage, circa 1915 at Texas.1 
Census*Roy Frank Oakley and Ola Evelyn Degan appeared on the census of 12 January 1920 at Justice Precinct 3, Denton, Texas, ED 59, sheet 9B, occupation bookkeeper-bank, renting, 1 son.3 
CensusRoy Frank Oakley and Ola Evelyn Degan appeared on the census of 4 April 1930 at Lewisville, Denton, Texas, ED 13, sheet 3A, occupation insurance agent, renting, 1 son.4 
Death*Roy Frank Oakley died on 8 August 1965 at Durant, Bryan, Oklahoma, at age 75.1,2 
ObitRoy Frank's obituary was published in the Globe-Times on 9 August 1965:
Durant, Okla. Roy Frank Oakley, 73, died Sunday night in a Durant hospital. Mr. Oakley owned and operated a cement block factory in Durant until his retirement. He had lived in Durant 40 years. Surviving are his wife, Ola; a son, Roy of Amarillo; a brother, Roy C. of Amarillo, and a grandson. Funeral services will be Tuesday morning in Durant. Burial will be Wednesday in Lewisville, Texas.2 

Family

Ola Evelyn Degan b. 16 Jul 1894, d. 2 Nov 1986
Children

Citations

  1. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Old Hall, Denton, Texas.
  2. [S1861] Selected United States Newspapers.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

James Degan1

M, b. 1909
FatherJames W. Degan1 b. 19 Feb 1863, d. 21 Sep 1945
MotherJosephine Savage1 b. 10 Apr 1874, d. 2 Apr 1957
Last Edited13 May 2012
Birth*James Degan was born in 1909 at Denton, Texas.1 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 21 April 1910 Justice Precinct 3, Denton, Texas, in the household of James W. Degan and Josephine Savage; ED 87, sheet 5B, occupation bank president, owned home, married 17 years, 4 children, 4 living.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1910.

Roy C. Oakley1

M, b. 15 June 1919, d. 31 December 2009
FatherRoy Frank Oakley1 b. 16 May 1890, d. 8 Aug 1965
MotherOla Evelyn Degan1 b. 16 Jul 1894, d. 2 Nov 1986
Last Edited9 Jun 2012
Birth*Roy C. Oakley was born on 15 June 1919 at Denton, Texas; need to verify this is the right Oakley, but it appears so.1,2 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 12 January 1920 Justice Precinct 3, Denton, Texas, in the household of Ola Evelyn Degan and Roy Frank Oakley; ED 59, sheet 9B, occupation bookkeeper-bank, renting, 1 son.1 
(Witness) CensusRoy C. Oakley appeared on the census of 4 April 1930 Lewisville, Denton, Texas, in the household of Roy Frank Oakley and Ola Evelyn Degan; ED 13, sheet 3A, occupation insurance agent, renting, 1 son.3 
Death*Roy C. Oakley died on 31 December 2009 at Amarillo, Potter, Texas, at age 90; buried at Llano Cemetery.2 
ObitRoy C.'s obituary was published in the Globe-News on 3 January 2010:
Roy C. Oakley, 90, of Amarillo died Thursday, Dec. 31, 2009. Services will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday in Trinity Fellowship Church chapel with the Rev. Larry Miles, pastor, officiating. Burial will be in Llano Cemetery East by Cox-LaGrone Funeral Home, 4180 Canyon Drive.
Mr. Oakley was born June 15, 1919, in Durant, Okla., where he was raised. He attended and graduated from New Mexico Military Institute before serving his country in the U.S. Army Air Corps. He lived for many years in Amarillo, where he was retail manager and men's clothing buyer at Blackburn's and The Hub Clothiers for more than 40 years before retirement. He enjoyed the game of golf and enjoyed playing every time had the chance. He married Lucille Bergner on Sept. 21, 1973, in Amarillo. She passed away in 2008. Mr. Oakley was a longtime member of St. Paul United Methodist Church.
Survivors include a son, Jay Oakley and wife Laurelee of Amarillo; and two stepdaughters, Betty Womble of Spearman and Scout Bergner-Deese of Dallas. Sign the online guest book at www.coxlagrone.com.2 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  2. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Llano, Potter, Texas.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

Josephine Oakley1

F, b. 7 September 1917, d. 9 September 1917
FatherRoy Frank Oakley1 b. 16 May 1890, d. 8 Aug 1965
MotherOla Evelyn Degan1 b. 16 Jul 1894, d. 2 Nov 1986
Last Edited13 May 2012
Birth*Josephine Oakley was born on 7 September 1917 at Denton, Texas.1 
Death*She died on 9 September 1917 at Denton, Texas.1 

Citations

  1. [S1368] Find A Grave, Find A Grave, Old Hall, Denton, Texas.

Maud Lee Simmons1

F, b. April 1870, d. 14 January 1930
Last Edited14 May 2012
Birth*Maud Lee Simmons was born in April 1870 at Kentucky.1,2 
Married Name As of circa 1887,her married name was Stone.1,3 
Marriage*She married William Calvin Stone, son of George W. Stone and Elizabeth Jane Tinsley, circa 1887 at Texas.1,3 
CensusMaud Lee Simmons and William Calvin Stone appeared on the census of 13 July 1900 at Justice Precinct 3, Donley, Texas, ED 24, sheet 8A, occupation farmer, owned farm, married 12 years, 4 children, 3 living.2 
Census*Maud Lee Simmons and William Calvin Stone appeared on the census of 30 April 1910 at Portales, Roosevelt, New Mexico, ED 171, sheet 10B, occupation cowboy - ranch, renting, married 23 years, 4 children, 2 living.3 
Death*Maud Lee Simmons died on 14 January 1930 at Clovis, Curry, New Mexico, at age 59.1 

Family

William Calvin Stone b. 26 Feb 1863, d. 25 Feb 1941
Children

Citations

  1. [S2066] State of New Mexico, New Mexico Deaths, 1889-1945.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1910.

Pearl Stone1

F, b. October 1888
FatherWilliam Calvin Stone1 b. 26 Feb 1863, d. 25 Feb 1941
MotherMaud Lee Simmons1 b. Apr 1870, d. 14 Jan 1930
Last Edited14 May 2012
Birth*Pearl Stone was born in October 1888 at Texas.2 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 13 July 1900 Justice Precinct 3, Donley, Texas, in the household of Maud Lee Simmons and William Calvin Stone; ED 24, sheet 8A, occupation farmer, owned farm, married 12 years, 4 children, 3 living.3 
(Witness) CensusPearl Stone appeared on the census of 30 April 1910 Portales, Roosevelt, New Mexico, in the household of William Calvin Stone and Maud Lee Simmons; ED 171, sheet 10B, occupation cowboy - ranch, renting, married 23 years, 4 children, 2 living.1 
(Witness) CensusPearl Stone appeared on the census of 27 January 1920 Portales, Roosevelt, New Mexico, in the household of William Calvin Stone; ED 151, sheet 9B, no occupation, widowed, 2 children.4 
Census*Pearl Stone appeared on the census of 9 April 1930 at Portales, Roosevelt, New Mexico, ED 2, sheet 6A, occupation seamstress, renting, single.5 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  2. [S1] Census of Population 1900, 1910.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

Jule Stone1

M, b. 12 September 1895, d. 16 January 1955
FatherWilliam Calvin Stone1 b. 26 Feb 1863, d. 25 Feb 1941
MotherMaud Lee Simmons1 b. Apr 1870, d. 14 Jan 1930
Last Edited13 Jul 2012
Birth*Jule Stone was born on 12 September 1895 at Memphis, Hall, Texas.1,2 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 13 July 1900 Justice Precinct 3, Donley, Texas, in the household of Maud Lee Simmons and William Calvin Stone; ED 24, sheet 8A, occupation farmer, owned farm, married 12 years, 4 children, 3 living.3 
(Witness) CensusJule Stone appeared on the census of 30 April 1910 Portales, Roosevelt, New Mexico, in the household of William Calvin Stone and Maud Lee Simmons; ED 171, sheet 10B, occupation cowboy - ranch, renting, married 23 years, 4 children, 2 living.1 
DraftWW1* On 5 June 1917 Jule Stone registered for the draft at Tolar, Roosevelt, New Mexico; at the time, he was employed by his father, as a cattleman, single, 11 months service in New Mexico militia, described as medium height, medium build, dark brown eyes, black hair.2 
Marriage*He married Sidney Pearce circa 1920 at New Mexico.4 
(Witness) CensusJule Stone appeared on the census of 27 January 1920 Portales, Roosevelt, New Mexico, in the household of William Calvin Stone; ED 151, sheet 9B, no occupation, widowed, 2 children.5 
Census*Jule Stone and Sidney Pearce appeared on the census of 16 April 1930 at Portales, Roosevelt, New Mexico, ED 2, sheet 15B, occupation trader-cattle exchange, owned home valued at $2,000, 5 sons.4 
Death*Jule Stone died on 16 January 1955 at age 59.6 

Family

Sidney Pearce b. 30 Nov 1899, d. 5 Jan 1967
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1910.
  2. [S758] Ancestry.com, World War I Draft Registration Cards.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1900.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  5. [S1] Census of Population 1920.
  6. [S2153] Steve Stone, "Descendants of William Calvin Stone", Ancestral File.

Bessie L. Stone1

F, b. October 1891
FatherWilliam Calvin Stone1 b. 26 Feb 1863, d. 25 Feb 1941
MotherMaud Lee Simmons1 b. Apr 1870, d. 14 Jan 1930
Last Edited14 May 2012
Birth*Bessie L. Stone was born in October 1891 at Texas.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 13 July 1900 Justice Precinct 3, Donley, Texas, in the household of Maud Lee Simmons and William Calvin Stone; ED 24, sheet 8A, occupation farmer, owned farm, married 12 years, 4 children, 3 living.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1900.

Sidney Pearce1

F, b. 30 November 1899, d. 5 January 1967
Last Edited14 May 2012
Birth*Sidney Pearce was born on 30 November 1899 at Texas.1,2 
Married Name As of circa 1920,her married name was Stone.1 
Marriage*She married Jule Stone, son of William Calvin Stone and Maud Lee Simmons, circa 1920 at New Mexico.1 
Census*Sidney Pearce and Jule Stone appeared on the census of 16 April 1930 at Portales, Roosevelt, New Mexico, ED 2, sheet 15B, occupation trader-cattle exchange, owned home valued at $2,000, 5 sons.1 
Death*Sidney Pearce died on 5 January 1967 at Orange, California, at age 67.2 

Family

Jule Stone b. 12 Sep 1895, d. 16 Jan 1955
Children

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1930.
  2. [S230] California Vital Statistics, death record index.

Jean P. Stone1

M, b. 1921
FatherJule Stone1 b. 12 Sep 1895, d. 16 Jan 1955
MotherSidney Pearce1 b. 30 Nov 1899, d. 5 Jan 1967
Last Edited14 May 2012
Birth*Jean P. Stone was born in 1921 at Roosevelt, New Mexico.1 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 16 April 1930 Portales, Roosevelt, New Mexico, in the household of Jule Stone and Sidney Pearce; ED 2, sheet 15B, occupation trader-cattle exchange, owned home valued at $2,000, 5 sons.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

Jerry Dave Stone1

M, b. 2 August 1924, d. 6 February 2005
FatherJule Stone1 b. 12 Sep 1895, d. 16 Jan 1955
MotherSidney Pearce1 b. 30 Nov 1899, d. 5 Jan 1967
Last Edited14 May 2012
Birth*Jerry Dave Stone was born on 2 August 1924 at Roosevelt, New Mexico.1,2 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 16 April 1930 Portales, Roosevelt, New Mexico, in the household of Jule Stone and Sidney Pearce; ED 2, sheet 15B, occupation trader-cattle exchange, owned home valued at $2,000, 5 sons.1 
Death*Jerry Dave Stone died on 6 February 2005 at Santa Ana, Orange, California, at age 80.2 

Citations

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

John Y. Stone1

M, b. 1927
FatherJule Stone1 b. 12 Sep 1895, d. 16 Jan 1955
MotherSidney Pearce1 b. 30 Nov 1899, d. 5 Jan 1967
Last Edited14 May 2012
Birth*John Y. Stone was born in 1927 at Roosevelt, New Mexico.1 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 16 April 1930 Portales, Roosevelt, New Mexico, in the household of Jule Stone and Sidney Pearce; ED 2, sheet 15B, occupation trader-cattle exchange, owned home valued at $2,000, 5 sons.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

Gale Stone1

M, b. 1929
FatherJule Stone1 b. 12 Sep 1895, d. 16 Jan 1955
MotherSidney Pearce1 b. 30 Nov 1899, d. 5 Jan 1967
Last Edited14 May 2012
Birth*Gale Stone was born in 1929 at Roosevelt, New Mexico.1 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 16 April 1930 Portales, Roosevelt, New Mexico, in the household of Jule Stone and Sidney Pearce; ED 2, sheet 15B, occupation trader-cattle exchange, owned home valued at $2,000, 5 sons.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

Dale Stone1

M, b. 1929
FatherJule Stone1 b. 12 Sep 1895, d. 16 Jan 1955
MotherSidney Pearce1 b. 30 Nov 1899, d. 5 Jan 1967
Last Edited14 May 2012
Birth*Dale Stone was born in 1929 at Roosevelt, New Mexico.1 
(Witness) CensusHe appeared on the census of 16 April 1930 Portales, Roosevelt, New Mexico, in the household of Jule Stone and Sidney Pearce; ED 2, sheet 15B, occupation trader-cattle exchange, owned home valued at $2,000, 5 sons.1 

Citations

  1. [S1] Census of Population 1930.

Charles Curtis1

M, b. circa 1720, d. circa July 1781
Last Edited16 May 2012
Birth*Charles Curtis was born circa 1720 at Virginia; approximate, based on children's dates of birth.1 
MarriageHe married Margrey (?) circa 1743 at Virginia.1 
Will*Charles Curtis left a will on 3 April 1781 at Guilford, North Carolina; Legatees:
1. John Morton - 248 acre tract in Spotsylvania County, VA
2. Son Peter Curtis - 400 acres of land on south side of Dan River (present day Rockingham, then Guilford)
3. Grandson George and Curtis Morris - 240 acres adjacent to above land
4. Wife Margrey - one negro fellow Isaac, remainder of estate
5. Daughters Nancy Johnson and Judy Morris - slave Isaac at decease of wife
6. Other children - one shilling each
7. Executors - Wife Margrey Curtis, George Johnson
Witnesses - George Peay, Moses Lillard, William Lovil.1 
Death*He died circa July 1781 at Guilford, North Carolina.1 
(Witness) Land SaleHe witnessed the sale of land by Peter Curtis in 1800 at Rockingham, North Carolina; to Nathaniel Scales, described as 473 acres on the Dan River. Presumably this was the home of Charles and Magrey Curtis, which was willed to Peter.2 

Family

Margrey (?) b. c 1720
Children

Citations

  1. [S2134] Irene B. Webster, Guilford County NC Will Abstracts, page 7.
  2. [S2265] Rockingham County Court, Rockingham County, North Carolina Deed Records.
  3. [S906] "Military Service and Pension Record of Peter Curtis."

Margrey (?)1

F, b. circa 1720
Last Edited15 May 2012
Birth*Margrey (?) was born circa 1720.1 
Married Name As of circa 1743,her married name was Curtis.1 
Marriage*She married Charles Curtis circa 1743 at Virginia.1 
Will*Margrey (?) left a will on 19 April 1792 at Guilford, North Carolina; Children Bartholomew and Peter Curtis; witnessed by R. Gallaway and Thomas Pound; no date of probate. 

Family

Charles Curtis b. c 1720, d. c Jul 1781
Children

Citations

  1. [S2134] Irene B. Webster, Guilford County NC Will Abstracts, page 7.
  2. [S906] "Military Service and Pension Record of Peter Curtis."
  3. [S2134] Irene B. Webster, Guilford County NC Will Abstracts.

Bartholomew Curtis1

M, b. 28 January 1744, d. 14 December 1821
FatherCharles Curtis1 b. c 1720, d. c Jul 1781
MotherMargrey (?)1 b. c 1720
Last Edited3 Jun 2015
Birth*Bartholomew Curtis was born on 28 January 1744 at Virginia.1 
NoteB* On 14 October 1783, he was issued North Carolina land warrant number 3053 for service in the Continental line, rank private, service 24 months, 185 acres (date of law.)2 
Land Entry*He entered land on 10 December 1792 at Davidson, Tennessee, described as 185 acres on Peytons Creek where the road crosses between the lines of Phillip Shackler & Ephraim Payton, Warrant 3053 - L 5399, D 10th, survey by Sampson Williams.3 
NoteB On 26 December 1797, Sumner County Indenture whereby Jacob Handishott purchased 102 acres on Sinking Creek in Sumner County, TN adjacent to land of Bertholomy Curtice. 
Death*He died on 14 December 1821 at Virginia at age 77; "age between 70 and 80 years" appeared in the Lynchburg Press issued of 21 Dec. 1821, page 3, column 3.4 

Citations

  1. [S906] "Military Service and Pension Record of Peter Curtis."
  2. [S1213] Ancestry.com, "Ancestry.com", Ancestral File, North Carolina Revolutionary War Records.
  3. [S2268] Works Progress Administration, Land Records of Davidson County, Tennessee, 1788-1793.
  4. [S1213] Ancestry.com, "Ancestry.com", Ancestral File, Marriages and Deaths from Lynchburg, Virginia Newspapers, 1794-1836.

Avarilla Curtis1

F, b. 14 December 1746
FatherCharles Curtis1 b. c 1720, d. c Jul 1781
MotherMargrey (?)1 b. c 1720
Last Edited15 May 2012
Birth*Avarilla Curtis was born on 14 December 1746 at Virginia.1 

Citations

  1. [S906] "Military Service and Pension Record of Peter Curtis."

Nanse Curtis1

F, b. February 1748
FatherCharles Curtis1 b. c 1720, d. c Jul 1781
MotherMargrey (?)1 b. c 1720
Last Edited16 May 2012
Birth*Nanse Curtis was born in February 1748 at Virginia.1 

Citations

  1. [S906] "Military Service and Pension Record of Peter Curtis."

John Curtis1

M, b. January 1750
FatherCharles Curtis1 b. c 1720, d. c Jul 1781
MotherMargrey (?)1 b. c 1720
Last Edited15 May 2012
Birth*John Curtis was born in January 1750 at Virginia.1 

Citations

  1. [S906] "Military Service and Pension Record of Peter Curtis."

Juda (Judy) Curtis1

F, b. 5 September 1757
FatherCharles Curtis1 b. c 1720, d. c Jul 1781
MotherMargrey (?)1 b. c 1720
Last Edited27 Apr 2014
Birth*Juda (Judy) Curtis was born on 5 September 1757 at Virginia.1 
Married Name As of circa 1780,her married name was Morris.2 
Marriage*She married Mr. Morris circa 1780.2 

Family

Mr. Morris b. c 1755
Children

Citations

  1. [S906] "Military Service and Pension Record of Peter Curtis."
  2. [S2134] Irene B. Webster, Guilford County NC Will Abstracts, Charles Curtis.

Reuben Curtis1

M, b. 28 December 1755, d. circa November 1822
FatherCharles Curtis1 b. c 1720, d. c Jul 1781
MotherMargrey (?)1 b. c 1720
Last Edited4 Dec 2016
Birth*Reuben Curtis was born on 28 December 1755 at Virginia.1 
Marriage*He married First Wife Curtis circa 1780; probably in Guilford County, North Carolina, near the Virginia border.2 
Census*Reuben Curtis appeared on the census of 1790 at Rockingham, North Carolina, page 537, 3 males under 16, 1 male over 16, 2 females; 4 slaves; lived next to Joshua.3 
CensusHe appeared on the census of 1800 at Salisbury District, Rockingham, North Carolina, page 628, 3 males under 10, 1 male and 1 female 10-15, 2 males 16-25, 1 male 26-44 and 1 male over 44, 1 female 26-44; 7 slaves.4 
Marriage*He married Sarah (Salley) Brewer on 27 October 1802 at Halifax, Virginia.2,5 
NoteB Reuben provided the surety bond for the marriage of Thomas Marshall and Nancy Brewer, daughter of William Brewer, in 1809.5 
Land Purch On 10 July 1813 Reuben Curtis purchased land at Pittsylvania, Virginia, from Clement Nancy for $1,500, described as 385 acres lying on the east for of Cascade Creek.6 
Will*He left a will on 19 October 1819 at Pittsylvania, Virginia; I leave to my beloved wife all my personal estate during life land and negroes to Sarah Curtis only which is to pay off my just debts. I want it equal divided between six of my children William Curtis and Elish Bruer Curtis and Thomas Curtis and Clement Nance Curtis Susannah Curtis and America Curtis my two daughters. I then will and bequeath to my son John Curtis five shillings cash and Edmon Curtis four shillings and Charles Curtis my third son and Reuben Curtis fourth son five shillings cash to them and ____ also to Nancy Brown five shillings and Sarah Raylon [Raglan] Curtis five shillings.2 
Census*He and Sarah (Salley) Brewer appeared on the census of 7 August 1820 at Pittsylvania, Virginia, page 784, 2 males under 10, 2 females 10-15, 3 males over 45, 1 female over 45; 6 slaves.7 
NoteB Petition to the House of Representatiaves, 17th U.S. Congress (1821-1823), First Session, by Reuben Curtis in regard to Bartholomew Curtis Revolutionary War Pension, for supporting him 20 years while deaf and dumb. "Discharged; laid on table."8 
Note* On 13 July 1822 Clement McDonald pledged all of his land and personal property to Randolph McDonald so that Randolph would guarantee repayment of a loan in the amount of $107.50 from Reuben Curtis. Reuben died shortly after.9 
Death*Reuben Curtis died circa November 1822 at Pittsylvania, Virginia.2 
Probate*His estate was probated on 18 November 1822 at Pittsylvania, Virginia.2 
NoteB* On 23 December 1823, the heirs of Reuben Curtis, in consideration of $2,625, sold to Thomas Millner a parcel of land described as 375 acres in Pittsylvania County, Virginia. The heirs signing for themselves were the widow Sarah Curtis and the son William Curtis. Benjamin Watkins signed on behalf of Elisha B. Curtis, who resided out of state, and on behalf of Thomas Curtis, Clement N. Curtis, Susanna Curtis and America Curtis, who were under 21 years of age.10 
Land Purch* On 6 November 1824 Reuben Curtis purchased land at Pittsylvania, Virginia, from Elizabeth Dailey of Pittsylvania County for $12.00, described as two acres.11 

Family 1

First Wife Curtis b. c 1758, d. b 1802
Children

Family 2

Sarah (Salley) Brewer b. 1769, d. a 1 Jun 1860
Children

Citations

  1. [S906] "Military Service and Pension Record of Peter Curtis."
  2. [S2135] Pittsylvania County Court, Pittsylvania County, Virginia Will Books 1815-1867.
  3. [S1] Census of Population 1790.
  4. [S1] Census of Population 1800.
  5. [S402] Jordan R. Dodd, Virginia Marriages 1740-1850.
  6. [S2264] Pittsylvania County Clerk, Pittsylvania County, Virginia Deed Books, 1767-1901, Book 25, pages 599-601.
  7. [S1] Census of Population 1820.
  8. [S2266] Wm. M. Belt, Private Claims, page 443.
  9. [S2264] Pittsylvania County Clerk, Pittsylvania County, Virginia Deed Books, 1767-1901, Book 25, pages 31-32.
  10. [S2264] Pittsylvania County Clerk, Pittsylvania County, Virginia Deed Books, 1767-1901, Book 26, pages 174-175.
  11. [S2264] Pittsylvania County Clerk, Pittsylvania County, Virginia Deed Books, 1767-1901, Book 27, pages 210-211.
  12. [S2136] State of Virginia, Virginia Marriages 1785-1940.

Madison Hogan Curtis1

M, b. 1 June 1819
FatherPeter Curtis1 b. 2 Feb 1760, d. 16 Mar 1835
MotherSusanna Saunders1 b. bt 1772 - 1775, d. bt 1851 - 1860
Last Edited16 May 2012
Birth*Madison Hogan Curtis was born on 1 June 1819 at Kentucky; grandchild, parents not determined.1 

Citations

  1. [S906] "Military Service and Pension Record of Peter Curtis."

Elizabeth Hogan Curtis1

F, b. 15 March 1821
FatherPeter Curtis1 b. 2 Feb 1760, d. 16 Mar 1835
MotherSusanna Saunders1 b. bt 1772 - 1775, d. bt 1851 - 1860
Last Edited16 May 2012
Birth*Elizabeth Hogan Curtis was born on 15 March 1821 at Kentucky; grandchild, parents not determined.1 

Citations

  1. [S906] "Military Service and Pension Record of Peter Curtis."

Eliza Jean Curtis1

F, b. 5 July 1823
FatherPeter Curtis1 b. 2 Feb 1760, d. 16 Mar 1835
MotherSusanna Saunders1 b. bt 1772 - 1775, d. bt 1851 - 1860
Last Edited16 May 2012
Birth*Eliza Jean Curtis was born on 5 July 1823 at Kentucky; grandchild, parents not determined.1 

Citations

  1. [S906] "Military Service and Pension Record of Peter Curtis."

Manuel Curtis1

M, b. 10 July 1821
FatherPeter Curtis1 b. 2 Feb 1760, d. 16 Mar 1835
MotherSusanna Saunders1 b. bt 1772 - 1775, d. bt 1851 - 1860
Last Edited16 May 2012
Birth*Manuel Curtis was born on 10 July 1821 at Kentucky; grandchild, parents not determined.1 

Citations

  1. [S906] "Military Service and Pension Record of Peter Curtis."

Washington Curtis1

M, b. 25 December 1822
FatherPeter Curtis1 b. 2 Feb 1760, d. 16 Mar 1835
MotherSusanna Saunders1 b. bt 1772 - 1775, d. bt 1851 - 1860
Last Edited16 May 2012
Birth*Washington Curtis was born on 25 December 1822 at Kentucky; grandchild, parents not determined.1 

Citations

  1. [S906] "Military Service and Pension Record of Peter Curtis."