Updated: Sep 29, 2003

Descendants of J. THROGMARTIN

Generation No. 1

1.  J. THROGMARTIN was born 1830 in VA. He married SARAH UNKNOWN. 
    She was born 1833 in TN.

    Notes for J. THROGMARTIN:
    Census: 1880 Henry Co, TN Dist:2 ED:69 PG:10
    J. THROGMARTIN was not found in Henry Co, TN in 1870. On the
    1880 Census he list both parents being born in Virginia.
    His oldest child was born in TN in 1869.
    Must of migrated from VA before 1869.
    Children of J. THROGMARTIN and SARAH UNKNOWN are:
        i.    J. R. THROGMARTIN, m. CLARA BEDFORD, Dec 22, 1895, Perry Co, TN.

    Notes for J. R. THROGMARTIN:
    The J.R THROMARTIN marriage to Clara BEDFORD found in Perry County
    may not be from this family. Further research is needed.

    2.  ii.   WARD B. THROGMARTIN, b. Nov 1870, TN; d. Aft. 1930, TN.
        iii.  WYATT THROGMARTIN, b. 1871 TN.
        iv.   PATRICK "PATT" THROGMARTIN, b. 1873 TN.

Generation No. 2

2.  WARD B. THROGMARTIN was born Nov 1870 in TN, and died Aft. 1930 in TN.
    He married VIRGIE FAULKNER Jun 06, 1897 in Perry Co, TN, daughter of
    WILLIAM FAULKNER and MARY HILL. She was born May 1880 in Decatur Co,
    TN, and died Apr 1958 in Decatur Co, TN.

    Notes for WARD B. THROGMARTIN:
    Interview on 16 Dec 2001 with Lena Fay Curtis a granddaughter of Ward.
    "The Throgmartins lived down the hill from Hartley Cemetery in a valley.
    On Decoration Day everyone would bake pies and food and go to the
    cemetery and decorate the headstones. Ward raised peanuts and had an
    apple and peach orchard. He bought a new car, it only had one seat. He
    was one of the first to own a car in that area. He only drove it to the
    grocery store and to church. The family was all Baptist and went to a
    small Church near Hog Creek."

    Census: 1880 Henry Co, TN Dist:2 ED:69 PG:10
    Census: 1900 Decatur Co, TN Dist:9 ED:22 SHT:15A
    Census: 1910 Decatur Co, TN Dist:9 ED:64 PG:4A
    Census: 1920 Decatur Co, TN Dist:9 ED:65 PG:4A
    Census: 1930 Decatur Co, TN Dist:9 ED:20 PG:2B
    In 1930 the Throgmartins are living in Sugartree on Hog Creek Rd.

    Occupation: 1900, RR Crosstie Maker - Decatur

    Burial: Hartley Cem., Decatur Co, TN
        i.   JAMES DOUGLAS3 THROGMARTIN, b. Nov 1898, Decatur Co, TN;
             d. Abt. 1961, Decatur Co, TN.

             More About JAMES DOUGLAS THROGMARTIN:
             Burial: Hartley Cem., Decatur Co, TN

    3.  ii.  ZOLA MALVIE THROGMARTIN, b. Oct 06, 1904, Decatur Co, TN;
             d. Oct 30, 1988, Haywood Co, TN.
        iii. ULA SIMS THROGMARTIN, b. 1907, Decatur Co, TN.

Generation No. 3

3.  ZOLA MALVIE THROGMARTIN was born Oct 06, 1904 in Decatur Co, TN,
    and died Oct 30, 1988 in Haywood Co, TN. She married ALMER B. CURTIS
    1919, son of ANDREW CURTIS and LENA FAULKNER. He was born May 06, 1895
    in Decatur Co, TN, and died Nov 14, 1967 in Madison Co, TN1.

    Burial: Palestine Cem., Dyer 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 Cem., Dyer Co, TN
    Children of ZOLA THROGMARTIN and ALMER CURTIS are:
        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.
        iii.  HERSHELL B. CURTIS, b. Jun 10, 1922, Decatur Co, TN;
              d. Feb 27, 1993, Dyer Co, TN.
        iv.   Private
        v.    GLEN WILSON CURTIS, b. Sep 22, 1930, Decatur Co, TN;
              d. Apr 09, 1943, Dyer Co, TN2.
        vi.   CHARLES EDWARD CURTIS, b. Jan 22, 1936, Dyer Co, TN;
              d. Nov 23, 1996, Madison Co, TN.
        vii.  Private


1.  Death Cert., Madison Co, TN No.67-032064.
2.  Death Cert., Dyer Co, TN Rec. No:92.
3.  Birth Cert., Dyer Co, TN File No:321.
4.  Death Cert., TN File No:96 042382.

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