Monday, March 3, 2014

52 Ancestors 52 Weeks #7–Sophronia Mae Curlee

Sophronia Mae Curlee  is my paternal grandmother. She was born in Union County NC 1 May 1880 to Noah Columbus Curlee and Fetna Jane Little.

MD Hill & Family 1909.2
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1900 US Federal Census, NC, Union, New Salem, District 0141

Transcribed:

Dwelling #356 Family #358
Curlee Columbus Head, 44 year old white male, born Jan 1856,  married 22 years, born in NC, father and mother born in NC, Farmer

______ Fetney J, Wife, 42 year old white female, born Oct 1857, married 22 years, born in NC, father and mother born in NC

_____ Fronnie M, Daughter, 20 year old white female, born May 1880, single, born in NC, father and mother born in NC

_____ Jay T, Son, 12 year old white male, born Nov 1887, single, born in NC, father and mother born in NC

_____ Susie G, Daughter, 11 year old white female, born Dec 1888, single, born in NC, father and mother born in NC

_____ Robert C, Son, 7 year old white male, born Dec 1892, single, born in NC, father and mother born in NC

_____ Cebron, Son, 4 year old white male, born Aug 1895, single, born in NC, father and mother born in NC

_____ Maggie O, Daughter, 1 year old white female, born Nov 1898, single, born in NC, father and mother born in NC

Sophronia married Mallie Devotion Hill in 1901 in Union County NC

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Index to Marriage Licenses – Union County NC

Transcribed:

1901 Curlee Safronia     M D Hill   Book 6 Page 60  White

Sophronia and Mallie Devotion are living with their children in Burnsville Anson County NC in 1910

1910 US Federal Census, North Carolina, Anson, Burnsville, District 0003

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Transcribed:

Dwelling # 145  Family # 145  Hill Mallie D, Head, 29 year old white male, married 9 years in present marriage, born in NC, father and mother born in NC, farmer

_____ Saphronia M, Wife, 29 year old white female, married 9 years in present marriage, mother of 9 children, 9 living children, born in NC, father and mother born in NC, farm laborer

_____ Fred C, Son, 7 year old white male, born in NC, father and mother born in NC

_____ Irene M, Daughter, 6 year old white female, born in NC, father and mother born in NC

_____ Martin A, Son, 5 year old white male, born in NC, father and mother born in NC

_____ Bessie M, Daughter, 2 year old white female, born in NC, father and mother born in NC

_____ Heath, Son, 11 month old white male, born in NC, father and mother born in NC

In 1920 Sophronia and Mallie were living in New Salem, Union County, NC

1920 US Federal Census, North Carolina, Union, New Salem, District 0160

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Transcribed:

58 Marshville Road  Family #56  Hill Mallie D, Head, 34 year old white married male, born in NC, father and mother born in NC, farmer

_____ Fronnie, Wife, 39 year old white married female, born in NC, father and mother born in NC

_____ Fred, Son, 17 year old white single male, born in NC, father and mother born in NC, farm laborer

_____ Irene, Daughter, 15 year old white single female, born in NC, father and mother born in NC< farm laborer

_____ Martin, Son, 14 year old white single male, born in NC, father and mother born in NC, farm laborer

_____ Bessie, Daughter, 12 year old white single female, born in NC, father and mother born in NC, farm laborer

_____ Heath, Son, 10 year old white single male, born in NC, father and mother born in NC, farm laborer

_____ Julius, Son, 5 year old white single male, born in NC, father and mother born in NC

_____ Otis, Son, 2 year old white single male, born in NC, father and mother born in NC

_____ Clinton, Son, 5 month old white single male, born in NC, father and mother born in NC

Sophronia and Mallie Devotion were still in New Salem, Union, NC in 1930 with four of their children.

1930 US Federal Census, North Carolina, Union, New Salem, District 30

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Transcribed:

221 Euto Road  Family #228  Hill Mally D, Head, owns house, 49 year old white married white male, 20 years old when first married, farmer

_____ Fronnie M, Wife, 49 year old white married female, 20 years old when first married

_____ Heath M, Son, 19 year old white single male, laborer

_____ Julius P, Son, 15 year old white single male, laborer

_____ Otis B, Son, 12 year old white single male, laborer

_____ Clinton C, Son, 10 year old white single male, laborer

Sophronia Mae Curlee Hill died of spotted fever 30 August 1934.

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She is buried in Rocky Mount Baptist Church Cemetery, Polkton, Anson, North Carolina, with her husband Mallie Devotion Hill.

She was a loving wife and a devoted mother. My father, her son,  Lonnie Clinton Hill, spoke of her frequently and with such love in his voice.

 

 

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