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The CURTIS Family

Thomas P. CURTIS was born in Pittsylvania County, Virginia, in 1804. He died in Randolph in 1856. He came to Randolph in 1828. He married Mary, daughter of Peter CONRAD. She was born in 1815 and died in 1880. Children, J. Milton, Laban B., Sarah, Thomas C., America, David Blackman, Emma, John C. and Almeda.

Thomas P. CURTIS had a store in what is now Elkins in 1834. His storehouse was located in what is now known as Park View Addition.

John Milton CURTIS was assessor in 1864 and was twice re-elected. He was township clerk in 1865. He was collector of Internal revenue in 1862, 1863, 1864 and 1865. his territory embraced Randolph, Tucker and Webster counties.

David Blackman CURTIS, born in 1841, died in 1893. Mr. CURTIS was for many years one of the prominent educators of the county. In 187... he married Virginia, daughter of George McLEAN.

George McLean CURTIS was born in 1872. He studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1895.

Mr. CURTIS married Ora, daughter of Andrew and Xantippie (CRAWFORD) COLLETT. He is connected with the Inter-State Commerce Commission, Washington, D. C., as chief clerk.

Source: History of Randolph County by Dr. A. S. Bosworth (Published 1916. Reprinted 1975.) Chapter XVI, Pages 325-326, THE CURTIS FAMILY

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