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William Francis Curtis
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Birth: Dec. 29, 1860
Ontario, Canada
Death: Sep. 30, 1949
Cavalier County
North Dakota, USA

Mr. William Francis Curtis of the Sarles vicinity passed away peacefully at his home Friday, September 30, 1949 at 10:00p.m. He had been in poor health for the past two years.
Mr. Curtis was born in Darlington Township, near Bowmanville, Ontario, Canada, December 29, 1860. He frew to manhood at Bowmanville and was married to Florence Barber in 1885. To this union were born two children, Mable and John. This marriage was broken by death of his wife in 1890. Their son passed away in 1907 at the age of 18 years and 3 months.
In 1892 he was married to Sarah Janet Witheridge. To this union were born two sons, George and Frank. In 1909 he moved with his family to North Dakota and settled on a farm near Sarles where he lived until the time of his death. Mrs. Curtis passed away in October, 1941.
He is survived by a daughter, Mrs. Joseph Gearing of Oshawa, Ontario; two sons, George and Frank of Sarles; a sister, Mrs. Louisa Hobbs of Oshawa, Ontario; 13 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren.
Funeral services were held at the Presbyterian Church in Sarles on Tuesday afternoon at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. Stanley G. Williams of Calvin officiating. The Sarles choir accompanied by Mrs. Treleaven rendered several numbers. Hugh Lymburn rendered a solo.
The pallbearers were Bryon D. Martz, Harris Plummer, Herman Estenson, Ben Ackroyd, Frank Gillin and Alvin Ball.
Interment was in the Sarles Cemetery.

(This appeared in the Western Cavalier County Advocate on Thursday, October 6, 1949) 
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  Sarah Janet Witheridge Curtis (1852 - 1941)*
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Sarles Cemetery
Cavalier County
North Dakota, USA
Created by: Kathleen Witheridge
Record added: Jan 01, 2004
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William Francis Curtis
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William Francis Curtis
Added by: Marlene
William Francis Curtis
Added by: Kathleen Witheridge
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