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Curtis D. Craig (#77)
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Bio Photo Born to D.B.& Alma Gertrude(Outlaw)Craig in Lee County,Texas; 1949 Graduate of Elgin High School; Bastrop County Texas and a 1969 graduate of the California State University at San Jose.
Served in the U S Navy during January 1951-to November 1954, in Seattle Washington and on the Island of Okinawa.
Was Married to the late Ruth Portus, daughter of William Portus and Harriet (Owston) Portus in 1953, have three living children. Presently residing in Oklahoma City.
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G. Abbott
James Francis Parker and Rosalthe Lee Lawhon.
Added by G. Abbott on Oct 02, 2014 5:04 AM
Kate Messer
Craig Family
Are you related to the Craig family for Kentucky?
Added by Kate Messer on Aug 06, 2014 10:30 PM
Marsha Smith
Finding Great Grandmother
Mr. Craig,
How do I find out where my GGrandmother is buried at Oaklawn @ Sulphur, OK?
Thanks Marsha Smith
Added by Marsha Smith on Apr 05, 2014 6:54 PM
RE: 16679085 Abruzzino
well...whatever happened, I'm glad to receive it and have already linked it and everything. Thanks again
Added by wvmnt on Feb 08, 2014 7:49 PM
Frankie Abruzzino
that you for transferring my cousin. I have linked him to family and fixed his dates. Thank you again
Added by wvmnt on Feb 08, 2014 3:12 PM
16679085 Abruzzino
I had asked to have my cousin transferred to me and today it says you are managing it? Would you please transfer him to me? Do you know him, is that why you are managing it now?
Added by wvmnt on Feb 06, 2014 4:26 PM
Carol Lynds
Buffalo Cemetery
Hi Curtis, I am wondering if the cemetery you took a picture for is the one Hwy 152 between Sweetwater and Sayre, OK. I was there and have an uncle buried there. The picture is the same as the one you posted for Buffalo Cemetery in Sayre, Beckham Co. There is another listing for Buffalo Cemetery in Roger Mills Co. that has NO burials. Do you know if there are two cemeteries by the same name? Looking at Google maps, the one I went to IS IN Beckham Co. Thanks so much. Carol
Added by Carol Lynds on Jan 10, 2014 4:56 PM
Les & Mary
Jemima Mima Davis Erwin
Curtis, Mima was the sister to my Great Grandfather Martin Van Buren Davis, the first child of Jonathan Patrick Jr and Mary Ann Eggleston. Martin married Sarah Erwin. I am currently researching Jonathan Patrick Sr. and Frances Ross. Do you know where Jonathan Sr. is buried?

Thank you.
Added by Les & Mary on Nov 25, 2013 11:53 AM
Shirley Johnson
Sam Houston Mundine
Hi Curtis,
I am Titus Mundine's granddaughter. When I was 12 years old, I was visiting Aunt Annie and Aunt Birdie in Elgin, and copied the following letter written to Aunt Annie by Lily Mundine Hays, daughter of William Howard Mundine, and Laura Alice Mundine. Enjoy. -Shirley Johnson

With Love

Your Cousin

Lily Hays

Dear Folks,

I believe you are Annie.

Hello Dear,

We enjoyed the day so much. I feel it is a rare opportunity for all of us to get together and build a better knowledge of each other.

I must tell you before writing more, I can't spell. I cannot get the sound of the word. When I was younger I had my dictionary beside me and looked up words. Later, after my husband was home I depended on him to spell for me. Now I hope one can guess what I mean.

About forty years age, or longer, Uncle Charley and Aunt Lidy, Aunt Net and Uncle Will, Mother and my step-father Mr. McCullough, and Horace spent the day at the Mundine cemetary, and put the fence up that is there. I believe Aunt Mary and Bennie and Hallie were there, that I am not sure. I was there with my two children. They were very small and it seems so long ago.

We children called our grandparents by first name as on both sides they were Mundine. Grandpa Titus was Senator of Texas when Sam Houston was president of Texas, and he went to the home of Grandpa Titus and Grandma Catherine and their baby was in the cradle. He asked them what the baby was named. They said "We have not named him yet." The president took him up out of the cradle and said, "Well, I will give him my name. He is named 'Sam Houston' by me."

I am sure his mother and father felt great pride in what he, the president, had done, for I felt that mother showed, in telling it, a great pride.

I liked one week being a year old when my father died. I went to Aunt Cornelia and Grandma Catherine's funeral. Can just remember them.

Hope all of you are feeling fine. You will find a check for twenty-five dollars enclosed to help in any way on the cemetary.


Lily Hays

San Antonio, Texas (there was a // or 11 after San Antonio)

214 W. Malone

Phone LE2-1251

Sept. 14, 1954

Other names mentioned:

Uncle Charley and Aunt Lidy..................Charles Patrick and Lydia (McDavid) Mundine

Aunt Net and Uncle Will........................Nettie Susan (Mundine) and William P. McDavid (apparently Aunt Lidy and Uncle Will McDavid were brother and sister, and married siblings Uncle Charley and Aunt Nettie Mundine)

Mother and step-father Mr. McCullough.........Laura Alice Mundine and William H. McCullough

Horace.................................................... Horace Mundine (Lily's brother)

Aunt Mary, Bennie, and Hallie......................Mary Pamela (Boggs) Mundine (widow of William Marion 'Willie' Mundine), and her two surviving children, William Benjamin (Bennie) Mundine, and Hallie (Mundine) McCoy.

Aunt Cornelia...........................................Perhaps Mary Cornelia Mundine, sister of William Howard Mundine.

Grandma Catherine..................................Catherine B. Merrill (wife of Titus H. Mundine, mother of Sam Houston Mundine)

Added by Shirley Johnson on Mar 03, 2013 6:59 PM
Mary Caye Judd
Clem Edwards
Hi, Curtis ~ I'm interested to add your knowledge about Clem H Edwards to what very little I know. His first wife, Mary Dicy Taylor Edwards, was my grandmother's sister. Since your father's half-brother was an Edwards, you are probably related to Clem. I'll look forward to hearing more. Thanks. Mary Caye
Added by Mary Caye Judd on Jan 09, 2013 10:01 PM
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