Descendants of John S. Curtis and Elizabeth Mary Carpenter

1. John S.1 Curtis, born 29 May 1818 in Oxford, Chenango, New York; died 27 Feb 1901 in Clinton, Clinton, Iowa; buried in Clinton, Clinton, Iowa. He married on 3 Mar 1841 in Oxford, Chenango, New York Elizabeth Mary Carpenter, born 31 Mar 1822 in Green, Chenango, New York; died 27 Dec 1899 in Clinton, Clinton, Iowa; buried 28 Dec 1899 in Clinton, Clinton, Iowa, daughter of (---) Carpenter.

Notes for John S. Curtis
1880 US Census
John S. CURTIS Self M M W 62 NY Shipping Clerk SNY CT
Elizabeth M. CURTIS Wife F M W 58 NY RI NY

Sash and Door Factory

Obituary of John S. Curtis
Buried: Springdale Cemetery
Obituary says he was married in 1840

Obituary of Mrs. John S. Carpenter-Curtis and Mrs. J. S. Curtis

Children of John S. Curtis and Elizabeth Mary Carpenter were as follows:
+ 2 i George M.2 Curtis, born 1 Apr 1844 in Chenango, New York; died 9 Feb 1921; buried in
Clinton, Clinton, Iowa. He married Ettie Lewis.
+ 3 ii Charles Franklin2 Curtis, born 3 Apr 1846 in Oxford, Chenango, New York; died 21 Dec
1915 in Clinton, Clinton, Iowa; buried 23 Dec 1915 in Clinton, Clinton, Iowa. He married
Nancy Hosford.
+ 4 iii Cornelius S.2 Curtis. He married unknown.

Generation 2

2. George M.2 Curtis (John S.1), born 1 Apr 1844 in Chenango, New York; died 9 Feb 1921; buried in Clinton, Clinton, Iowa. He married in 1872 Ettie Lewis, born 15 Feb 1850 in Jerusalem, New York; died 18 May 1924 in Clinton, Clinton, Iowa; buried 20 May 1924 in Clinton, Clinton, Iowa, daughter of William W. Lewis and Maryette Willett.

Notes for George M. Curtis
1880 US Census
Geo. M. CURTIS Self M M W 36 NY Manuf. Sash BlinNY NY
Etta L. CURTIS Wife F M W 30 NY Keeping House NY NY
Lewis W. CURTIS Son M S W 1 IA --- ---
Ita C. CURTIS Other M S W 2M IA --- ---
Maria COLE Aunt F W W 54 NY At Home NY NY

US Census 5 June 1900 SD 2 ED 9 Sheet 8 Second Ward 416 5th Avenue Dwelling 160 Family 157 Curtis, Geo. M. b. Apr. 1844 age 56 Married 28 years b. New York Manufacturer
US Census 29 April 1910 Clinton Twp. 414 Fifth Avenue Dwelling 402 Family 421 Curtis, George M. age 65 Married 38 years b. New York Secretary & Treasurer Sash & Door Co.

Clinton Morning Age Tuesday October 11, 1898 p. 4 -- Congressman Geo. M. Curtis arrived home yesterday from his Washington visit.
The Clinton Herald Saturday September 18, 1915 p. 6 -- Hon. George M. Curtis and Mrs. Curtis, accompanied by their guests, Senator and Mrs. A.B. Cummins left for Chicago this morning by train. Their continued auto trip was given up because of the early morning rains, but G.L. Curtis' car is in the city and will be left there for their use while there. If there is no further rain they will probably come back in the machine. Mr. and Mrs. E.J. Curtis had a small dinner party last evening for the distinguished guests.
The Clinton Advertiser Saturday September 18, 1915 p. 2 -- Senator and Mrs. A.B. Cummins, who have been the guests of Mr. and Mrs. G.M. Curtis for the past week, accompanied by Mr. and Mrs. Curtis left this morning for Chicago for a few days stay.

Buried: Springdale Cemetery

Notes for Ettie Lewis
US Census 5 June 1900 SD 2 ED 9 Sheet 8 Second Ward 416 5th Avenue Dwelling 160 Family 157 Curtis, Etta Lewis M. b. Feb. 1850 age 50 Married 28 years 4 children 2 living b. New York
US Census 29 April 1910 Clinton Twp. 414 Fifth Avenue Dwelling 402 Family 421 Curtis, Etta L. age 60
Married 38 years 4 children 2 living b. New York

Obituary of Etta Lewis Curtis, wife of the late Hon. George M. Curtis

Children of George M. Curtis and Ettie Lewis were as follows:
+ 5 i George Lewis3 Curtis, born 23 Aug 1878 in Clinton, Clinton, Iowa; died 17 Mar 1956 in
Clinton, Clinton, Iowa; buried 19 Mar 1956 in Clinton, Clinton, Iowa. He married (1)
Frances Wilcox; (2) Alice Holmes.
+ 6 ii Eugene Judson3 Curtis, born 26 Jul 1884 in Iowa; died 28 Feb 1951; buried in Clinton,
Clinton, Iowa. He married (1) Ardelle Jones; (2) Margaret DeLascaille.

3. Charles Franklin2 Curtis (John S.1), born 3 Apr 1846 in Oxford, Chenango, New York; died 21 Dec 1915 in Clinton, Clinton, Iowa; buried 23 Dec 1915 in Clinton, Clinton, Iowa. He married on 2 Oct 1873 Nancy Hosford, born 21 Oct 1850 in LaSalle, Illinois; died 7 Nov 1943 in Clinton, Clinton, Iowa; buried 9 Nov 1943 in Clinton, Clinton, Iowa, daughter of Abram Perkins Hosford and Priscilla N. Davis.

Notes for Charles Franklin Curtis
1880 US Census
C. F. CURTIS Self M M W 34 NY Manuf. Sash BlinNY NY
N. A CURTIS Wife F M W 30 IL Keeping House NH NH
M. E. CURTIS Dau F S W 4 IA --- ---
S. B. CURTIS Dau F S W 2 IA --- ---
US Census 7&8 June 1900 SD 2 ED 9 Sheet 10 Second Ward 413 5th Avenue Dwelling 207 Family 217 Curtis, Chas b. Apr. 1846 age 54 Married 27 years b. New York sash, door factory
US Census 19 April 1910 Clinton Twp. 413 Fifth Avenue Dwelling 86 Family 95 Curtis, Charles F. age 61 Married 35 years b. New York Servant Private Family

Obituary of Charles F. Curtis

Buried: Springdale Cemetery

Notes for Nancy Hosford
US Census 7&8 June 1900 SD 2 ED 9 Sheet 10 Second Ward 413 5th Avenue Dwelling 207 Family 217 Curtis, Nanie b. Oct. 1850 age 49 Married 27 years 4 children 3 living b. Illinois
US Census 19 April 1910 Clinton Twp. 413 Fifth Avenue Dwelling 86 Family 95 Curtis, Nancy H. age 57 Married 35 years 4 children 3 living b. Illinois

Obituary of Mrs. Nancy Hosford Curtis

Children of Charles Franklin Curtis and Nancy Hosford were as follows:
7 i Mabel3 Curtis.
+ 8 ii Lucy3 Curtis, born Feb 1878 in Iowa. She married Charles B. Towle.
+ 9 iii Edith3 Curtis, born 16 Apr 1883 in Clinton, Clinton, Iowa; died 4 Aug 1958 in Clinton,
Clinton, Iowa; buried 6 Aug 1958 in Clinton, Clinton, Iowa. She married Charles Allen
Armstrong.
10 iv Florence E.3 Curtis, born 16 Apr 1883 in Clinton, Clinton, Iowa; died 12 Nov 1962 in
Clinton, Clinton, Iowa; buried 15 Nov 1962 in Clinton, Clinton, Iowa.

Notes: US Census
7&8 June 1900 SD 2 ED 9 Sheet 10 Second Ward 413 5th Avenue Dwelling 207 Family 217
Curtis, Florence b. Apr. 1883 age 17 b. Iowa At school US Census 19 April 1910 Clinton
Twp. 413 Fifth Avenue Dwelling 86 Family 95 Curtis, Florence age 27 b. Iowa

Obituary of Miss Florence E. Curtis

4. Cornelius S.2 Curtis (John S.1). He married unknown.

Children of Cornelius S. Curtis were as follows:
11 i Walter E.3 Curtis.

Generation 3

5. George Lewis3 Curtis (George M.2, John S.1), born 23 Aug 1878 in Clinton, Clinton, Iowa; died 17 Mar 1956 in Clinton, Clinton, Iowa; buried 19 Mar 1956 in Clinton, Clinton, Iowa. He married (1) on 16 May 1900 Frances Wilcox, born 28 Aug 1877 in Clinton, Clinton, Iowa; died 20 Mar 1924 in Brookline, Massachusetts; buried 23 Mar 1924 in Clinton, Clinton, Iowa, daughter of Frederick P. Wilcox and Annie M. Clark; (2) in 1935 Alice Holmes, born 13 Aug 1888 in Clinton, Clinton, Iowa; died 12 Mar 1974 in Clinton, Clinton, Iowa; buried 14 Mar 1974 in Clinton, Clinton, Iowa, daughter of Willis Holmes and Christine Heitman.

Notes for George Lewis Curtis
US Census 19 April 1910 Clinton Twp. 402 Sixth Avenue Dwelling 88 Family 97 Curtis, George L. age 31 Married 10 years b. Iowa Vice President Manufacturer Sash Door Co.

The Clinton Advertiser Saturday September 18, 1915 p. 2 G.L. Curtis has returned home from a business visit to Chicago.

Obituary of George Lewis Curtis

Notes for Frances Wilcox
US Census 19 April 1910 Clinton Twp. 402 Sixth Avenue Dwelling 88 Family 97 Curtis, Frances age 32
Married 10 years 2 children 2 living b. Iowa

Obituary of Frances Wilcox Curtis
Obituary of Mrs. G. L. (Alice) Curtis

SS Death Index ALICE CURTIS 13 Aug 1888 Mar 1974 52732 (Clinton, Clinton, IA) (none specified) 479-
46-9033 Iowa

Children of George Lewis Curtis and Frances Wilcox were as follows:
+ 12 i Elizabeth W.4 Curtis, born 19 Jan 1902; died Jun 1987. She married H. Waldo Murphy.
+ 13 ii George Martin4 Curtis, born 8 Aug 1905; died 27 Jul 1972 in Clinton, Clinton, Iowa; buried
in Clinton, Clinton, Iowa. He married Louise Scully.
14 iii Etta Louise4 Curtis. She married T. Chalmers.


6. Eugene Judson3 Curtis (George M.2, John S.1), born 26 Jul 1884 in Iowa; died 28 Feb 1951; buried in Clinton, Clinton, Iowa. He married (1) on 16 Nov 1910 Ardelle Jones, born 21 Nov 1889 in Burlington, Des Moines, Iowa; died 23 Dec 1939 in Clinton, Clinton, Iowa; buried 26 Dec 1939 in Clinton, Clinton, Iowa, daughter of Frank Jones; (2) on 14 Aug 1945 Margaret DeLascaille.

Notes for Eugene Judson Curtis
US Census 5 June 1900 SD 2 ED 9 Sheet 8 Second Ward 416 5th Avenue Dwelling 160 Family 157 Curtis, Eugene J. b. Jul. 1885 age 15 b. Iowa At school
US Census 29 April 1910 Clinton Twp. 414 Fifth Avenue Dwelling 402 Family 421 Curtis, Eugene J. age 25 b. Iowa

The Clinton Herald June 23, 1906 p. 5 Eugene Curtis, who returns this evening from his college work at Yale has achieved an enviable record in his chosen studies. He was one of fifty to enter the contest for staff work on the Yale college paper. The fifty gradually dropped down to ten eligibles, out of whom but three could be elected. Of course the Clinton boy was one of the three to win honors. Tuesday evening, Eugene and Lewis Curtis will leave for California, for a business trip to the fruit lands controlled by their father, Hon. George M. Curtis.

Obituary of Eugene Judson Curtis
Buried: Springdale Cemetery

Obituary of Mrs. Eugene J. (Ardelle Jones) Curtis

Children of Eugene Judson Curtis and Ardelle Jones were as follows:
15 i Eugene Judson4 Curtis, born 8 May 1919; died 30 Mar 1996. Notes: SS Death Index
EUGENE J CURTIS 08 May 1919 30 Mar 1996 33435 (Boynton Beach, Palm Beach,
FL)(none specified) 484-07-6196 Iowa
16 ii Charles Franklin4 Curtis.
+ 17 iii Virginia4 Curtis. She married Wilson Lee Fenn.
+ 18 iv Frances4 Curtis. She married Thomas S. Brackett.


8. Lucy3 Curtis (Charles Franklin2, John S.1), born Feb 1878 in Iowa. She married Charles B. Towle, born 1876 in Iowa; died 1952, son of P.S. Towle and Mary B.

Notes for Lucy Curtis
US Census 7&8 June 1900 SD 2 ED 9 Sheet 10 Second Ward 413 5th Avenue Dwelling 207 Family 217
Curtis, Lucy b. Feb. 1878 age 22 b. Iowa

Notes for Charles B. Towle
1880 US Census Clinton, Iowa
P. S. TOWLE Self M M W 45 NY Merchant ME NY
Mary TOWLE Wife F M W 40 NY Keeping House MD NY
Henry S. TOWLE Son M S W 9 IA At School --- ---
Charles B. TOWLE Son M S W 4 IA --- ---
Stuart W. TOWLE Son M S W 3 IA --- ---
Rose MALOY Other F S W 25 IRE Servant IRE

Children of Lucy Curtis and Charles B. Towle were as follows:
19 i Priscilla4 Towle. She married (---) Varney.
20 ii Mary4 Towle. She married (---) Cozier.
21 iii C. Curtis4 Towle.


9. Edith3 Curtis (Charles Franklin2, John S.1), born 16 Apr 1883 in Clinton, Clinton, Iowa; died 4 Aug 1958 in Clinton, Clinton, Iowa; buried 6 Aug 1958 in Clinton, Clinton, Iowa. She married on 18 Feb 1911 Charles Allen Armstrong, born 23 Dec 1884 in Castleton, Vermont; died 2 Jan 1953 in Clinton, Clinton, Iowa; buried 5 Jan 1953 in Clinton, Clinton, Iowa, son of Henry E. Armstrong and Frances Taft.

Notes for Edith Curtis
US Census 7&8 June 1900 SD 2 ED 9 Sheet 10 Second Ward 413 5th Avenue Dwelling 207 Family 217
Curtis, Edith b. Apr. 1883 age 17 b. Iowa At school
US Census 19 April 1910 Clinton Twp. 413 Fifth Avenue Dwelling 86 Family 95 Curtis, Edith age 27 b. Iowa

Obituary of Mrs. C. A. (Edith Curtis) Armstrong

Notes for Charles Allen Armstrong
US Census 6&7 June 1900 SD 2 ED 9 Sheet 9 Second Ward 335 5th Avenue Dwelling 178 Family 188
Armstrong, Chas. A. b. May. 1885 age 15 b. Vermont Clerk

The Advertiser Saturday April 9, 1921 p. 5 Mr. and Mrs. Charles Armstrong and daughter Jacqueline returned home last evening from a winter's sojourn in California.

Obituary of Charles Allen Armstrong

1880 US Census Clinton, Iowa
C. E. ARMSTRONG Self M M W 34 VT Merchant VT NY
Ida W. ARMSTRONG Wife F M W 31 NY Keeping House NY NY
Roscoe W. ARMSTRONG Son M S W 2 IA --- ---
Lizzie CROWLEY Other F S W 24 WI Servant IRE

Children of Edith Curtis and Charles Allen Armstrong were as follows:
22 i Jacqueline N.4 Armstrong, born 2 Nov 1915 in New York, New York; died 26 Apr 1982 in
Clinton, Clinton, Iowa; buried 30 Apr 1982 in Clinton, Clinton, Iowa.

Obituary of Jacqueline N. Armstrong

Generation 4

12. Elizabeth W.4 Curtis (George Lewis3, George M.2, John S.1), born 19 Jan 1902; died Jun 1987. She married in 1931 H. Waldo Murphy, died aft 1987.

Notes for Elizabeth W. Curtis
The Clinton Herald Monday April 4, 1921 p. 15 Elizabeth Curtis left today for New York where she will resume her school duties.

US Census 19 April 1910 Clinton Twp. 402 Sixth Avenue Dwelling 88 Family 97 Curtis, Elizabeth age 8 b. Iowa

Obituary of Mrs. H. Waldo (Elizabeth) Murphy

SS Death Index ELIZABETH MURPHY 19 Jan 1902 Jun 1987 85733 (Tucson, Pima, AZ) (none
specified)527-74-6465 Arizona

13. George Martin4 Curtis (George Lewis3, George M.2, John S.1), born 8 Aug 1905; died 27 Jul 1972 in Clinton, Clinton, Iowa; buried in Clinton, Clinton, Iowa. He married on 3 Oct 1931 in Peoria, Illinois. Louise Scully, died 18 Jun 1953, buried in Clinton, Clinton, Iowa.

Notes for George Martin Curtis
US Census 19 April 1910 Clinton Twp. 402 Sixth Avenue Dwelling 88 Family 97 Curtis, George age 4 b. Iowa

Obituary of George M. Curtis

Buried: Springdale Cemetery

SS Death Index GEORGE CURTIS 08 Aug 1905 Jul 1972 52732 (Clinton, Clinton, IA) (none specified) 480-05-4338 Iowa

Notes for Louise Scully
Buried: Springdale cemetery

17. Virginia4 Curtis (Eugene Judson3, George M.2, John S.1). She married on 12 Sep 1936 Wilson Lee Fenn, son of Wilson A. Fenn.

Notes for Virginia Curtis
Marriage: The Clinton Herald Thursday June 4, 1936 p. 7 Mr. and Mrs. Eugene J. Curtis of Hillcrest,
announce the engagement of their daughter, Virginia, to Wilson Lee Fenn II, son of Mr. and Mrs. Wilson A. Fenn of West Hartford, Conn. The wedding will take place Saturday, Sept. 12. Miss Curtis was graduated from the Emma Willard school, Troy, N.Y., and attended Vassar college and Northwestern university where she was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma. Mr. Fenn, a graduate of Deerfield academy, Deerfield, Mass., attended Colgate university, Hamilton, N.Y., where he affiliated with Delta Kappa Epsilon. He also is a graduate of Babson Institute.

18. Frances4 Curtis (Eugene Judson3, George M.2, John S.1). She married Thomas S. Brackett, son of Thomas Brackett.