Descendants of Joel CURTIS





	Generation No. 1



1.  JOEL CURTIS died Feb 25, 1839.  He married MARTHA CURTIS UNKNOWN. 

She was born 1797 in SC.

	

Children of JOEL CURTIS and MARTHA UNKNOWN are:

	i.	SARA "SALLY" CURTIS, m. ISAIAH WARD, 1848, Humphreys Co, TN.

2.	ii.	WILLIAM CARROL CURTIS, b. 1821, TN; d. 1886, Humphreys Co, TN.

3.	iii.	ANDREW JACKSON CURTIS, b. 1823, TN.

	iv.	MINER CURTIS, b. 1830, Humphreys Co, TN; d. Mar 1850, Humphreys Co,

		TN2.

	v.	NARCISSA C. CURTIS, b. 1833, TN.

	vi.	JOHN AUSTIN CURTIS, b. 1836, TN.





	Generation No. 2



2.  WILLIAM CARROL CURTIS was born 1821 in TN, and died 1886 in Humphreys

Co, TN.  He married SARAH JANE BUCHANAN.  She was born 1825 in TN.

	

Children of WILLIAM CURTIS and SARAH BUCHANAN are:

	i.	POLLY ANN CURTIS.

	ii.	JOHN HENRY CURTIS.

	iii.	SARA ELIZABETH CURTIS, b. 1847.

	iv.	FRANCES CURTIS, b. 1848.

	v.	GEORGE JOEL CURTIS, b. 1849.

	vi.	MARTHA ANN CURTIS, b. 1850.

	vii.	MARY NANCY CURTIS, b. 1851.

	viii.	RACHAEL CURTIS, b. 1852.

	ix.	ANDREW J. CURTIS, b. 1853.



3.  ANDREW JACKSON CURTIS was born 1823 in TN.  He married JANE CURTIS

UNKNOWN.  She was born 1825 in TN.



More About ANDREW JACKSON CURTIS:

Census: 1850, Humphreys Co, TN Hu-537-259

	

Children of ANDREW CURTIS and JANE UNKNOWN are:

	i.	MARTHA CURTIS, b. 1843, Humphreys Co, TN.

	ii.	WILLIAM CURTIS, b. 1847, Humphreys Co, TN.

4.	iii.	GEORGE W. CURTIS, b. Mar 1850, Humphreys Co, TN; d. Bef. 1920.





	Generation No. 3



4.  GEORGE W. CURTIS was born Mar 1850 in Humphreys Co, TN, and died Bef.

1920.  He married SARAH FRANCES TOWNSEND 1870.  She was born 1852 in Perry

Co, TN, and died Aft. 19203.



More About GEORGE W. CURTIS:

Census: 1880, Perry Co, TN ED-148 Pg-21



More About SARAH FRANCES TOWNSEND:

Census: 1920, Decatur Co, TN Dist-9 ED-65 Pg-4A

	

Children of GEORGE CURTIS and SARAH TOWNSEND are:

5.	i.	ANDREW JACKSON CURTIS, b. Jul 28, 1870, Decatur Co, TN; d. Feb 16,

		1944, Decatur Co, TN.

6.	ii.	JARRETT L. CURTIS, b. 1871, Decatur Co, TN; d. 1942, Dyer Co, TN.

	iii.	WILLIE CURTIS, b. 1872, Decatur Co, TN.

	iv.	GEORGE T. CURTIS, b. May 1875, Decatur Co, TN; m. MYRTLE CURTIS UNK,

		1909; b. 1880, TN.



		More About GEORGE T. CURTIS:

		Census: 1910, Decatur Co, TN Dist-9 ED-64 Pg-3A



7.	v.	IDA CURTIS, b. 1876, Decatur Co, TN.

	vi.	JENNIE CURTIS, b. 1879, Decatur Co, TN; d. Bef. 1910, Perry Co, TN.

	vii.	GROVER C. CURTIS, b. 1888, Decatur Co, TN.

	viii.	EVA E. CURTIS, b. 1890, Decatur Co, TN.

	ix.	BERTHA CURTIS, b. May 23, 1891, Decatur Co, TN; d. Apr 08, 1936,

		Perry Co, TN4; m. JESSIE COBLE, Aft. 1927.



		More About BERTHA CURTIS:

		Burial: Denson Ldg. Cemetery Perry Co, TN





	Generation No. 4



5.  ANDREW JACKSON CURTIS was born Jul 28, 1870 in Decatur Co, TN, and

died Feb 16, 1944 in Decatur Co, TN5.  He married (1) LENA ALNEATA

FAULKNER Mar 11, 1894 in Decatur Co, TN, daughter of WILLIAM FAULKNER and

MARY HILL.  She was born Nov 1878 in Decatur Co, TN, and died Oct 26, 1911

in Decatur Co, TN6.  He married (2) NEVA V. FAULKNER Abt. 1915, daughter

of WILLIAM FAULKNER and MARY HILL.  She was born Feb 1891 in Decatur Co,

TN.



More About ANDREW JACKSON CURTIS:

Burial: Crossroads Cemetery Parsons, TN

Census: 1900, Decatur Co, TN Dist-9 ED.22 Sh-13

Occupation: Farmer



More About LENA ALNEATA FAULKNER:

Burial: Hartley Cemetery Decatur Co, TN

	

Children of ANDREW CURTIS and LENA FAULKNER are:

8.	i.	ALMER B. CURTIS, b. May 06, 1895, Decatur Co, TN; d. Nov 14, 1967,

		Madison Co, TN.

9.	ii.	BURLIE J. CURTIS, b. Oct 1897.

	iii.	GRADY L. CURTIS, b. Mar 1900, TN.

	iv.	BRYAN J. CURTIS, b. 1909.



6.  JARRETT L. CURTIS was born 1871 in Decatur Co, TN, and died 1942 in

Dyer Co, TN.  He married REBECCA CURTIS UNK..  She was born 1886 in TN.



More About JARRETT L. CURTIS:

Burial: Fairview Cemetery, Dyersburg, TN

	

Children of JARRETT CURTIS and REBECCA UNK. are:

	i.	WILLIE MAY CURTIS, b. 1905.

	ii.	SADIE CURTIS, b. 1915.



7.  IDA CURTIS (GEORGE W., ANDREW JACKSON2, JOEL1) was born 1876 in

Decatur Co, TN.  She married DORSEY B. MADDEN Jan 18, 1895 in Decatur Co,

TN.  He was born 1876 in TN.

	

Children of IDA CURTIS and DORSEY MADDEN are:

	i.	STANLEY B. MADDEN, b. 1896, Perry Co, TN.

	ii.	HERBERT V. MADDEN, b. 1898, Perry Co, TN.

	iii.	SADIE F. MADDEN, b. 1901, Perry Co, TN.

	iv.	DORSEY B. MADDEN, JR., b. 1904, Perry Co, TN.

	v.	JOCIA B. MADDEN, b. 1906, Perry Co, TN.





	Generation No. 5



8.  ALMER B. CURTIS was born May 06, 1895 in Decatur Co, TN, and died Nov

14, 1967 in Madison Co, TN7.  He married ZOLA MALVIE THROGMARTIN 1919,

daughter of WARD THROGMARTIN and VIRGIE FAULKNER.  She was born Oct 06,

1904 in Decatur Co, TN, and died Oct 30, 1988 in Haywood Co, TN.



Notes for ALMER B. CURTIS:

Almer Curtis farmed corn and peanuts. In the off season he worked the TN

River in North Perry County for Mussel Shells. The shells were sold and

were used to make buttons.



More About ALMER B. CURTIS:

Burial: Palestine Cemetery, Dyer Co, TN



More About ZOLA MALVIE THROGMARTIN:

Burial: Palestine Cemetery, Dyer Co, TN

	

Children of ALMER CURTIS and ZOLA THROGMARTIN are:

10.	i.	HUBERT MARSHALL CURTIS, b. Apr 10, 1919, Decatur Co, TN; d. Jan

		03, 2002, Crockett Co, TN.

	ii.	ERNEST A. CURTIS, b. Feb 25, 1920, Decatur Co, TN; d. Jun 01, 1969,

		Dyer Co, TN.



		Notes for ERNEST A. CURTIS:

		Ernest was driving to the river to pickup his son, it was storming and

		the wipers were not working. While driving on Finley Road in Dyer Co., 

		he lost control of the car and died.



		More About ERNEST A. CURTIS:

		Burial: Fairview Cemetery, Dyersburg, TN



	iii.	HERSHELL B. CURTIS, b. Jun 10, 1922, Decatur Co, TN; d. Feb 27,

		1993, Dyer Co, TN.



		More About HERSHELL B. CURTIS:

		Burial: Friendship Cemetery, Crockett Co, TN

		Military service: Pvt. US Army WWII



 	iv.	PRIVATE

	v.	GLEN WILSON CURTIS, b. Sep 22, 1930, Decatur Co, TN; d. Apr 09, 1943,

		Dyer Co, TN8.



		Notes for GLEN WILSON CURTIS:

		Glen and a friend Buford Butler were playing in a cattle pond in

		Brusville TN in Dyer Co.,. It had stormed shortly before, and the rain

		had washed a deep hole in a drainage ditch nearby.

		Unaware of the deep hole Buford fell in and Glen jumped in to save him,

		but was pulled under while Buford was fighting to get out.

		Charles Curtis, Glen's younger brother had seen them, but thought they

		were playing.

		Charles told his older brother Earnest, and Earnest jumped in nearly

		drowning, but managed to pull the boy's out.

		Buford was dead, and Glen took two last breath's and died.

		Glen Curtis Drowned at the age of 12.



		More About GLEN WILSON CURTIS:

		Burial: Palestine Cemetery, Dyer Co, TN

		

	vi.	CHARLES EDWARD CURTIS, b. Jan 22, 1936, Dyer Co, TN; d. Nov 23,

		1996, Madison Co, TN.



		More About CHARLES EDWARD CURTIS:

		Burial: Palestine Cemetery, Dyer Co, TN



  	vii.	PRIVATE





9.  BURLIE J. CURTIS was born Oct 1897.  She married CECIL TOWNSEND 1914

in Decatur Co, TN, son of E.M. TOWNSEND and CORDELIA HARRISON.  

	

Children of BURLIE CURTIS and CECIL TOWNSEND are:

	i.	BYRON TOWNSEND, d. Bef. 1978.

	ii.	EUGENE TOWNSEND.

	iii.	ESTELLE TOWNSEND, m. JOE PRATT.

	iv.	LUCILLE TOWNSEND, m. WILLIAM SALIS.

	v.	MARY JANE TOWNSEND, m. WALLACE POWERS.





	Generation No. 6



10.  HUBERT MARSHALL CURTIS was born Apr 10, 1919 in Decatur Co, TN, and

died Jan 03, 2002 in Crockett Co, TN.  He married JANE LITTLES.  



Notes for HUBERT MARSHALL CURTIS:

The Commercial Appeal, Memphis, TN

Deaths through Jan 06, 2002

DYERSBURG - Hubert M. 'Hugh' Curtis, 83, farmer and retired from

Heckethorn Manufacturing, died Thursday at his home. Services will be at

2 p.m. today at Friendship Funeral Home with burial in Bellevernon

Cemetery. He was a World War II Army veteran. Mr. Curtis, the husband of

Jane Curtis, also leaves two daughters, Martha Coker of Friendship and

Betty Canada of Bogota; two sons, James Curtis of Dyersburg and Danny

Curtis of Friendship; a sister, Faye Frazier of Memphis; a brother, Van

Curtis of Halls, 11 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.



More About HUBERT MARSHALL CURTIS:

Burial: Jan 06, 2002, Belle Vernon Cemetery, Friendship, Crockett Co, TN

Military service: Pvt. US Army WWII 143rd Div.

	



Endnotes



1.  Land Records, DB N:171-174, Humphrey County DB N:171-174 a series of

deeds of Joel Curtis's land Indenture 22 August 1855 WILLIAM C. CURTES of

Humphrey to John Townsen of same for 120.00 a tract of land in Humphrey on

southfork of BLUE CREEK of the Tennessee--refers to north boundary line of

a 50 acre tract John Davis sold to Isaac Ward, E corner of a 50 acre tract

on which MARTHA CURTIS now lives etc. consisting of est. 50 acres. wit:

John Swift, A.J. Curtis, Thos A. Smith. rec. 20 Aug 1856. (p.171).

2.  Mortality Schedule, 1850, Humphreys Co, TN.

3.  US Census, A widow with son AJ Curtis on 1920 Decatur Co, TN Dist.

No. 9 ED-65.

4.  Death Certificate, Perry Co, TN File No.10505.

5.  Death Certificate, Decatur Co, TN Rec.#13.

6.  Death Certificate, Decatur Co, TN File No. 21545.

7.  Death Certificate, Madison Co, TN No.67-032064.

8.  Death Certificate, Dyer Co, TN Rec.#92.

9.  Birth Certificate, Dyer Co, TN File#321.

10.  Death Certificate, TN File #96 042382.



Created: 11/30/2002


| HOME |

www.000webhost.com