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Charles Harkless Curless
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Birth: Aug. 6, 1890
Garden City
Finney County
Kansas, USA
Death: Sep. 14, 1968
Hutchinson
Reno County
Kansas, USA

Note: Birth & Death info provided by Marilyn James

Charles Harkless Curless was born on August, 6, 1890 in Garden City, Kansas. He was the son of Abner Butler Curless and Lucy Jane Quinn-Curless. His paternal grandfather was Harkless Carl Curless, who he undoubtedly got his middle name from. His maternal grandfather was Charles Elihu Quinn. Charles likely took his first name from him.

He had been a farmer in his early years, but faced with the Great Depression and the Dust Bowl, he turned to becoming a carpenter/cabinetmaker. Charles married Flossie Elvina Barnes, daughter of Frank Douglas Barnes and Viola Marie Mourn-Barnes-Jewell. They divorced and Charles married Mary Hazel Nearhood. He died on September 14, 1968 in Hutchinson, Kansas.

His children by Flossie were Elmer, Rev. Vernon, Clayton, Ethel, Thelma, Louise, Alvin, Viola and my grandmother, Fern. One of them is still living. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Abner Butler Curless (1854 - 1917)
  Lucy Jane Quinn Curless (1869 - 1948)
 
 Spouses:
  Flossie Elvina Barnes Curless-Hendrix (1895 - 1974)
  Mary Hazel Nearhood Curless (1900 - 1958)*
 
 Children:
  Elmer Marvin Curless (1913 - 1976)*
  Vernon B Curless (1915 - 2010)*
  Fern Charlene Curless Goolsby-Ellington (1915 - 2002)*
  Clayton C. Curless (1922 - 1940)*
  Thelma I Vigneault (1924 - 1994)*
  Ethel Marie Fry (1925 - 1961)*
  Alvin Byron Curless (1935 - 2013)*
 
 Siblings:
  Rachel Delilah Curless Burger (1888 - 1949)*
  Charles Harkless Curless (1890 - 1968)
  Unity Elva Curless Lehman (1892 - 1940)*
  Minnie Lucy Curless Lehman (1894 - 1960)*
  Thomas Woodson Curless (1897 - 1957)*
  Nellie Florence Curless Burger (1899 - 1960)*
  George Abner Curless (1900 - 1960)*
  Iva Anna Curless (1903 - 1907)*
  Logan Elihu Curless (1906 - 1907)*
  Ida Patience Dewater (1909 - 1983)*
  Frank Miles Curless (1911 - 1988)*
  Russell Quinn Curless (1913 - 1980)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Burrton Cemetery
Burrton
Harvey County
Kansas, USA
 
Maintained by: Steven Dunn
Originally Created by: Judy Mayfield
Record added: Apr 20, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 19022139
Charles Harkless Curless
Added by: Steven Dunn
 
Charles Harkless Curless
Added by: Judy Mayfield
 
Charles Harkless Curless
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From your great-grandson.
- Steven Dunn
 Added: Mar. 13, 2012

- Marilyn James
 Added: Dec. 26, 2009

- Sarah Quinn
 Added: Apr. 20, 2007
 
 
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