Notes and References
1. Birth, marriage and death dates and spouse for Truman Curtis were provided by Brian
Christensen, BrianC4023@aol.com, 19 May 2001.
2. All information on Elizabeth Mattern and her family were provided by Brian Christensen,
BrianC4023@aol.com, 19 May 2001.
3. There were two females and one male under age 10, and one female and one
male aged 26-45. They were next door to Jacob Mathorn (sic) and Peter Kauf.
4. male 20-30 and 60-70; female 20-30 and 60-70. Next door to Henry Hoover and William
5. Thuman Cortes 74 male farmer $1000 born Connt; Margaret 35 female born same; Elizabeth
60 female, born same.
6. Family Record of Mr Samuel Curtis Family, two copies of this record are found in NARA
pension file of Samuel Curtis, National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, DC (hereafter cited as Samuel Curtis, Family
10. Mary Curtis, widow of Samuel Curtis decd; Warrant No 3504 (3504-80-1850) and Warrant
No 5338 (5338-80-1855); Military Bounty Land Warrants; Record Group 49; National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, DC
(hereafter cited as Natl Archives, Bounty Land of Sml Curtis).
12. Pension file of Samuel Curtis; National Archives and Records Administration; War
of 1812; (hereafter cited as NARA file, Sml Curtis pension).
15. Samuel Curtis, Family Record.
17. Ibid. This date was provided only on the second copy of the record.
18. William G. Wolfe, "Miscellaneous Stories," Stories of Guernsey County, Ohio,
(1943), pp 696-697 (hereafter cited as Wolfe, Wm G., Stories of Guernsey Co, Oh).
19. GW Curtis to AC Green, Deeds, Book 2: 211, dated 4 Feb 1854, recorded 10 Feb 1854.
Siskiyou County Court House, Yreka, California (hereafter cited as Curtis Green deed).
23. Samuel Curtis, Family Record.
28. IGI , Family History Library. (hereafter cited as IGI, Family History
30. Samuel Curtis, Family Record.
31. Emeline A. Curtis vs John K. Curtis, petition filed 6 Dec 1873, JKC testimony 26 Dec
1873. (hereafter cited as Guernsey Co, Ohio, Common Pleas 1873).
32. Samuel Curtis, Family Record.
33. Ohio Historical Society Death Index Search at www.ohiohistory.org/dindex/search.cfm/
searched 7/10/1998 vol. 7166, cert. 16710. (hereafter cited as OHS Website, Death Index).
34. The 1900 census shows his birth as Feb 1862
35. The 1900 census shows her birth as Apr 1871
37. Samuel Curtis, Family Record.
39. Guernsey Co, Ohio, Common Pleas 1873.
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