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Descendants of William Orr

 

Generation No. 1

1. WILLIAM ORR was born Abt. 1793, and died 1837 in St. Louis, M). He married MARY ANN THEOTISTE.

Children of WILLIAM ORR and MARY ANN THEOTISTE are:

i. MARY ISABELLA ORR, d. May 1849, St. Louis, Mo.

ii. MARGARET ANN ORR, b. 14 Nov 1827, St. Louis, Mo; d. 15 Aug 1849, New York City, NY.

 

Generation No. 2

2. MARY ISABELLA ORR (WILLIAM) died May 1849 in St. Louis, MO. She married (1) PETER VANDERVORT. She married (2) HARVEY RANSOM CURTIS 26 Mar 1839 in First Presbyterian Church, St. Louis, MO, posible son of RANSOM H.CURTIS.

Children of MARY ORR and HARVEY CURTIS are:

i. WILLIAM HENRY CURTIS, b. 17 May 1841, St. Louis, Mo; d. 16 Jul 1904, St. Louis, Mo.

ii. MARY E. CURTIS, b. 07 Jun 1843, St. Louis, MO.; d. 30 Mar 1849, St. Louis, Mo.

iii. CHARLES RANSOM CURTIS, b. 30 Dec 1846, St. Louis, MO.; d. 30 Sep 1894, Jonesboro, Il.

3. MARGARET ANN ORR (WILLIAM) was born 14 Nov 1827 in St. Louis, MO., and died 15 Aug 1849 in New York City, NY. She married ROBERT BRUCE SNOW 19 Dec 1844 in St. Louis, MO.

Child of MARGARET ORR and ROBERT SNOW is:

i. MARY LOUISE SNOW, b. Abt. 1845.

 

Generation No. 3

4. WILLIAM HENRY CURTIS (MARY ISABELLA ORR, WILLIAM) was born 17 May 1841 in St. Louis, Mo. and died 16 Jul 1904 in St. Louis, MO. He married JANE E..

Children of WILLIAM CURTIS and JANE E. are:

i. WILLIAM CURTIS.

ii. JANE T. CURTIS, b. Abt. 1868, Missouri.

5. CHARLES RANSOM CURTIS (MARY ISABELLA ORR, WILLIAM) was born 30 Dec 1846 in St. Louis, MO, and died 30 Sep 1894 in Jonesboro, IL. He married ANNA CORNELIA DAVIE 21 Feb 1870 in Anna, IL, daughter of DANIEL DAVIE and CORNELIA FLAGLER.

Children of CHARLES CURTIS and ANNA DAVIE are:

i. CHARLES HARVIE CURTIS, b. 22 Jun 1872, Anna, IL; d. 17 Aug 1967, Arcadia, LA.

ii. CORNELIA DAVIE CURTIS, b. 03 Jan 1874, Jonesboro, IL; d. 01 Mar 1963, Anna, IL.

iii. ANNA ORR CURTIS, b. 27 Mar 1876, Baldwin, IL.

iv. TRUMAN CURTIS, b. 07 Nov 1884, Jonesboro, IL; d. 06 Apr 1961, Miamisburg, OH.

 

Generation No. 4

6. CHARLES HARVIE CURTIS (CHARLES RANSOM, MARY ISABELLA ORR, WILLIAM) was born 22 Jun 1872 in Anna, IL., and died 17 Aug 1967 in Arcadia, LA. He married AGATHA CULP 04 Jun 1896 in Jonesboro, IL, daughter of DAVID CULP.

Children of CHARLES CURTIS and AGATHA CULP are:

i. RANSOM CHARLES CURTIS, b. 09 Jul 1897, Weiner, AR; d. 30 Jan 1958, Monroe, LA; m. PERMELIA VEY KENDRICK, 20 Oct 1920, Shreveport, LA.

ii. WANDA CURTIS, b. 07 Dec 1899, Glen Carbon, IL; d. 03 Jul 1969; m. WILLIAM MILLER.

iii. LOIS CURTIS, b. 18 Sep 1902, Minden, LA; m. (1) OSCAR L. GAGE; m. (2) JAMES MALCOLM NELSON, 19 Jul 1924, Shreveport, LA.

7. ANNA ORR CURTIS (CHARLES RANSOM, MARY ISABELLA ORR, WILLIAM) was born 27 Mar 1876 in Baldwin, IL. She married HENRY L. HARRELL 09 Oct 1899, son of MARJORIE.

Child of ANNA CURTIS and HENRY HARRELL is:

i. MARJORIE HELEN HARRELL, b. 05 Dec 1904, Chicago, IL; m. EARL HARTMAN, 20 Feb 1937, Kankakee, IL.

8. TRUMAN CURTIS (CHARLES RANSOM, MARY ISABELLA ORR, WILLIAM) was born 07 Nov 1884 in Jonesboro, IL, and died 06 Apr 1961 in Miamisburg, Ohio. He married MILDRED LINCOLN 11 Feb 1916 in Milwaukee, WI.

Child of TRUMAN CURTIS and MILDRED LINCOLN is:

i. JUNE NADINE CURTIS, b. 14 Aug 1917, Aurora, Illinois; m. ROBERT HECK, 29 Oct 1938, Indianapolis, IN.

 

I have only included four (4) generations. If you view something familiar, I will be glad to share more information. Please contact Ransom H. Curtis at rhcurtis@worldnet.att.net .

Published 12 Apr 1999
Update 29 Jan 2002

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