Curtis William BRINKER was the son of William Brinker and Mary Rice. He was born in Sep 1848 in Ohio. He joined the Chatham Congregational church in 1865. He was a farmer, living with his parents in 1870. He married Emeline Lucy Carter on 15 Sep 1871 in Medina Co., Ohio by Rev. S. D. Peak. He was buried in Chatham Cemetery in Chatham, Medina Co., Ohio. He died 13 Feb 1917.