Friday, December 6, 2013

Elizabeth Ann Curlee

 

Elizabeth Ann Curlee, 29 Nov 1846-5 Feb 1935, was the daughter of Enoch Millard Curlee, 1815-5 May 1866, and Lucy Eudy, Oct 1819-1900. She was born in Anson County, North Carolina.

In the 1850 Federal Census she is living in Burnsville, Anson County, North Carolina, with her father Enoch, her mother, Lucy, and her brothers John, William, and Davidson.

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1850 Federal Census: North Carolina, Anson, Burnsville

House #747, Family #747
Enoch Curlee, 34 year old male, farmer, value of real estate 400, born in North Carolina
Lucy Curlee, 29 year old female, born in North Carolina
John Curlee, 8 year old male, born in North Carolina
William Curlee, 7 year old male, born in North Carolina
Davidson Curlee, 6 year old male, born in North Carolina
Elizabeth Curlee, 4 year old female, born in North Carolina

 

In the 1870 Federal Census, she is unmarried and living with her mother Lucy and Frank Ramsay, 15 years old, and John A Thomas, 21 years old, both of whom were workers on the farm.

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1870 Federal Census: North Carolina, Anson, Burnsville

House #142, Family #133
Curlee, Lucy 59 year old white female, housekeeper, value of real estate 160, value of personal estate 150 born in North Carolina
Curlee, Elizabeth 23 year old white female, no occupation, born in North Carolina
Ramsay, Frank 15 year old white male, work on farm, born in North Carolina
Thomas, John A 21 year old white male, work on farm, born in North Carolina

John A(shley) Thomas later becomes her husband. In 1880 she is still living in Burnsville with her husband and family and is next door to her brother Davidson and his wife Adeline.

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1880 Federal Census: North Carolina, Anson, Burnsville

House #19, Family #19
Thomas, John A 30 year old white male, married, farmer, born in North Carolina, parents born in North Carolina
Thomas, Elizabeth 32 year old white female, married, keeping house, born in North Carolina, parents born in North Carolina
Thomas, James H 9 year old white male, born in North Carolina, parents born in North Carolina
Thomas, Enoch M 7 year old white male, born in North Carolina, parents born in North Carolina
Thomas, Joseph A 5 year old white male, born in North Carolina, parents born in North Carolina
Thomas, Samuel P 3 year old white male, born in North Carolina, parents born in North Carolina
Thomas, Jonah L 9 month old white male, born in North Carolina, parents born in North Carolina

In the years until her death, she lived in Burnsville. She died 5 Feb 1935 and was buried at Rocky Mount Baptist Church, Polkton, Anson, North Carolina. Her memorial can be seen on Find A Grave along with a photograph of her tombstone and her obituary.

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