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From: Tony Johnson <>
Subject: [TNHUMPHR] Sanuel Curtis Wilkes Co NC matching DNA Line of EliThomas Curtis
Date: Sat, 24 Apr 2010 14:17:20 -0700

2 AUG 1796 Ordered to view Bridle Way up Buffalo Cr to the Cove, Wilkes Co, NC
Name: Samuel CURTIS 1
Sex: M
Name: Samuel CURTICE
Birth: 1756 in South Carolina
Birth: 1756 in South Carolina
Death: 7 FEB 1852 in Caldwell, Wilkes Co., NC
Event: Fact 20 JUN 1795 Received a land grant for 100 acres; he lived near present Caldwell, Wilkes Co., NC.
Event: Fact BET 1787 AND 1789 Cpt. Thos Farguson's Dist, Wilkes Co., NC
Event: Fact 1790 Wilkes Co. NC Census, 1st Company: Samuel Curtis; 1 male and 2 females over age 16.
Event: Fact 1 NOV 1796 Order to view Bridley way from Haglers Ford to Landsdowns Mill on Buffalow
Event: Fact 1797 Listed on Wilkes Co., NC, A True List of Tax Payers by Ezekiel Baird: Samuel Curtice, 1 poll, no property; alongside Joshua Curtice Sr. and David Curtice.
Event: Fact 1828 Executor of will of Thomas Cottrell, his father-in-lkaw
Event: Fact 11 SEP 1850 Made his will in Wilkes Co., NC
Event: Fact MAY 1853 Will proven in Wilkes Co, NC
: SAMUEL CURTIS settled in Wilkes County near what is present-day Caldwell, North Carolina. He married SUSAN COTTRELL. He lived to be ninety-six years old.
The 1790 Federal Census Wilkes County, NC First Company indicates the following
CURTIS, WILLIAM 1 white male & 1 white female over 16; no slaves; no males under 16
CURTIS SAMUEL 1 white male & 2 white females over 16
CURTIS, JOSHUA 2 white males over age 16; 8 white females over age 16
This could possibly indicate that Joshua had a wife, 1 son, and 7 daughters
in his household.

A chair, known as the "Samuel Curtis chair" was passed on to his son, HEZEKIAH CURTIS, who then gave it to his son, FINLEY PATTERSON CURTIS, when he removed to Tennessee. Finley Patterson Curtis willed it to his son, FINLEY PAUL CURTIS of Butler, Johnson County, Tennessee. When Finley Paul Curtis died in June 1980, he left the chair to MRS. EDWARD BELL of North Wilkesboro, a direct descendant of Samuel Curtis. (Source: Helen B. Bell, from The Heritage of Wilkes County, NC 1982) Contact: Brenda Keck Reed

Samuel Cutice is reported son of: Joshua Curtis Birth: ABT 1732 in NC
Death: 28 NOV 1818 in Davidson Co., TN and wife Sarah Mary Clark

Reported Children of Joshua Curtis and Sarah Mary Clark

Samuel Curtis b: 1756 in Ashe Co., NC married Susannah Cottrell Death: 8 OCT 1844 in Wilkes Co., NC
reported daughter of Thomas Cotrell Birth: ABT 1737 in Deep Run, Henrico Co., VA Death: 1828 in Wilks Co., NC and wife Jane Allison;
Grandson of Thomas Cotrell b: 2 APR 1711 in New Kent Co., VA Death: 1763 in Amherst Co., VA and wife Suzanna Patterson;
Then to Thomas Cotrell Death: 22 APR 1718 in New Kent Co., VA and wife Martha Hatcher: married 25 MAY 1709 in New Kent Co., VA
Then to Richard Cotrell Death: 16 MAR 1714/15 in New Kent Co., VA Vestry Book of St. Peters Parish, New Kent Co., VA. Richard Cottrell is interned at St. Peters Parish and wife Mary Anderson

Notes: Suzanna Patterson is reported to be off James Patterson who was also married to a Martha Hatcher
Joshua Curtis b: ABT 1758 in Ashe Co., NC
William Curtis b: ABT 1760 in Ashe Co., NC
Rebecca Curtis b: ABT 1762 in Ashe Co., NC
Anna Curtis b: ABT 1764 in Ashe Co., NC reported to have married Daniel Ward: born 17 JUL 1779 in Ashe Co .North Carolinia reported son of Benjamin WARD and wife has been proven by Bible records and family letters to be Celia Stewart, daughter of John Stewart and Susannah Tanner. Celia is also known as Selah and Celey Ward.To Benjamin Ward and wife mary Duke to Richard Ward and wife Frances to Seth Ward and wife Anne Hatcher to Capt John Ward and wife Grace
Anne Hatcher is reported daughter of Henry Hatcher and Anne Lound ( Check with Nel Hatcher on this)
My Notes: This family of Capt. John Ward and wife Grace owned the first lands on Wards Creek and Capt. Wards Widow sold lands to William Hatcher the Immigrant

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