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Anna Leighton Curtis Blevins
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Birth: Apr. 18, 1851
Manchester
Scott County
Illinois, USA
Death: Aug. 27, 1930
Manchester
Scott County
Illinois, USA

The Roodhouse Record, August 28, 1930 P1 C3
ANOTHER AGED RESIDENT OF MANCHESTER PASSES
Mrs. Anna Leighton Blevins passed away at 2:30 this (Thursday) morning at the home of her daughter Mrs. Emma Chapman in Manchester, after several weeks illness. It was only the last week that her condition was regarded as serious.
She was the daughter of James F. and Nancy Curtis, and was born April 18, 1851 on the Curtis homestead west of Manchester. Her age was 79 years, 4 months, and 11 days.
She was married to John R. Blevins of Manchester, April 1, 1877. Her husband preceded her in death several years ago. Her entire life had been spent in Manchester and vicinity.
One brother S. A. D. Curtis of Fullerton, California, and the following children survive. Mrs. S. G. (Mabel) Sykes, White Hall; George C. Blevins, Woodriver; Mrs. Linnie Horton, Mrs. Emma Chapman and Mrs. C. L. (Florence) Leitze, Manchester. Also four grandchildren, Russell and Anna Frances Chapman, James Russell and Curtis Shirley Blevins. 
 
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 Parents:
  James Foreman Curtis (1812 - 1890)
  Nancy Ann Truesdall Curtis (1817 - 1892)
 
 Spouse:
  John R Blevins (1848 - 1925)*
 
 Children:
  Mabel Blevins Sykes (1878 - 1931)*
  Linnie Blevins Horton (1879 - 1963)*
  Emma G Blevins Chapman (1881 - 1970)*
  Florence E Blevins Leitze (1884 - 1965)*
  Nellie Frances Blevins (1889 - 1901)*
  George Curtis Blevins (1892 - 1972)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Jane Curtis Arendell (1834 - 1913)**
  Margaretta Curtis Day (1837 - 1890)**
  Sarah Curtis (1840 - 1857)*
  Eliza Curtis Billings (1841 - 1927)*
  Maria Curtis Akers (1842 - 1910)*
  Sophia Curtis Whitney (1844 - 1886)*
  Cleonis S Curtis (1846 - 1926)*
  Adeline Curtis McMahan (1847 - 1922)*
  Charles Curtis (1849 - 1904)*
  Anna Leighton Curtis Blevins (1851 - 1930)
  Nancy Curtis Freeman (1852 - 1876)*
  Frank Curtis (1854 - 1918)*
  Emily Curtis Brown (1856 - 1904)*
  Stephen A Douglas Curtis (1858 - 1935)*
  Reuben Curtis (1861 - 1862)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
New Manchester Cemetery
Manchester
Scott County
Illinois, USA
 
Created by: Cheryl Behrend
Record added: Oct 15, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7987434
Anna Leighton <i>Curtis</i> Blevins
Added by: Cheryl Behrend
 
Anna Leighton <i>Curtis</i> Blevins
Added by: Cheryl Behrend
 
 
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 Added: May. 26, 2009
 
 
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