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John S. Curtis
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Birth: Aug. 6, 1828
Mount Vernon
Posey County
Indiana, USA
Death: Jan. 11, 1882
Mount Vernon
Posey County
Indiana, USA

THE WESTERN STAR 1-12/1882
Obituary: Ex-County Commissioner, died at his residence three miles west of this city after a ligering illness, yesterday, at 11:00 am, aged 52 yrs, 6 months, and 15 days.

Obituary: Mr. Curtis was appointed county commissioner in 1875 to fill the unexpired term of Mr. Keck, deceased, and in the year following was nominated and elected to the office which he so faithfully filled by appointment. In 1878, he again came before the people, was elected, and held the office up to within 3 months since, when he was compelled, owing to ill health, to resign. He was universally liked by all, irrespective of party and made one of the best officials the county ever had.

Mr. Curtis was afflicted with consumption, brought on by a cold while prostrate with the winter-fever, and has been suffering with this desease for nearly three years. He leaves a wife and five children, three boys and two girls, all grown, to mourn his death. Peace to his ashes.

Father: Joshua CURTIS B: 1795 in NC
Mother: Sarah ALDRIDGE B: 1794 in NC

Marriage: Margaret E. Jones B: 14 Jan 1826 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Margaret E. Jones Curtis (1826 - 1888)*
 
 Children:
  Laura E Curtis (1853 - 1870)*
  Genevia W Curtis Blackley (1856 - ____)*
  Noble M. Curtis (1858 - 1885)*
  Charles H. Curtis (1860 - 1916)*
  Emma Curtis Duley (1860 - 1930)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Blacks Cemetery
Mount Vernon
Posey County
Indiana, USA
 
Created by: Kaleen
Record added: Nov 20, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9925321
John S. Curtis
Added by: Tamara McDaniel Kincaide
 
John S. Curtis
Added by: Kaleen
 
John S. Curtis
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Added by: Charles "Charlie" Hofer
 
 
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2x great
- Kaleen
 Added: Feb. 6, 2017
In memory of John who married a niece of my great grandfather David Jones.
- Holland St John
 Added: May. 3, 2010

- Mary
 Added: Jan. 20, 2006
 
 
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