I've researched the CURLEE line trying to find RANDOLPH CURLEE since Nov. 1979. I guess everyone has at least one family in their research that just cannot be found or proven, and the CURLEE line is mine. They didn't leave many trails to follow, few documents, have been elusive on some census reports, marriage records, Civil War records, etc.
The Randolph Curlee I have proven to be mine was in Jackson Parish, LA in the 1870 census, then moved to Shelby Co. Texas, and found in the 1880 census. In both he stated he was born in Georgia.
I assume Randolph Curlee and Lucinda Davis were married in 1860 in Union Parish, LA, after the census was taken, since that is where Lucinda was living, and 9 of her 13 siblings marriages are recorded there, but they were not listed in the marriages of any courthouse I have visited.
***** DOCUMENTS HAVE BEEN
FOUND TO PROVE RANDOLPH CURLEE IS THE SON OF WILLIAM & AMY CURLEE
***** William Curlee Estate Probate *****
After 20 years of assuming
Edom R. Curlee was possibly Randolph, on another trip to Louisiana August
16-21, 1999, new found documents still didn't confirm them to be one and the
same, even though they are the same age, both from Georgia, and both ended
up in Jackson Parish, Louisiana. When I find one, I can't find the other.
I turned 5 Louisiana courthouses (Union-Lincoln-Jackson-Winn-Grant Parish)
and several libraries upside down and can't find any other documents about
a connection between Edom R./Randolph. At every courthouse I learned
that most of them had burned in the late 1800's.
On March 30, 2002, a new revelation shows that Edom R's mother was Mary Curlee, and he was a brother to Lovick Curlee.
Randolph's wife, Lucinda Davis, was in Butler Co. AL in the 1830 and 1840 census, then she and her family moved to Mer Rouge, LA, then to Ashley Co. AR and found in the 1850 census there, then by 1860 were in Union Parish LA. I have found Land documents of Randolph M. Curlee in Union Parish, Louisiana.
I found "a" Randolph Curlee with his parents, William and Amy Curlee, from South Carolina, in the 1850 Coosa Co Alabama census, thanks to Kay Kennemore. Who was William Curlee's father? Does anyone have this William in their family and know who his parents are? I have found WILLIAM & AMY ARE my Randolph's parents.!!! My Randolph had stated twice that he was born in Georgia.
I have most of the Curlee's in North Carolina, and now wonder if the Georgia, Alabama, North Carolina and South Carolina Curlee's are connected in any way.
Many years ago Tom Scott and I worked together on our Curlee's but never connected them.
As I have found other CURLEE and name variations in census reports, indexes and soundexes, Indian War, Mexican War and Civil War Lists, they are being listed on this page in hope they will help someone else. Other Curlee researchers are now listed also.
If you have a Randolph Curlee or Edom R. Curlee in your line or found one while searching, Please contact me.
MY CURLEE LINE
|William CURLEE &
b abt 1796 d 24 Nov 1869
m abt 1820
b 1808 AL d Bef 1 Nov 1882
|Randolph M. CURLEE &
b 1828 GA d
m abt 1860
b 1840 AL d abt 1923
|Jasper Newton CURLEE &
b 13 Aug 1877 TX d 8 Nov 1940
m 23 Apr 1899 Olla LA
|Laura Ann SPIKES
b 8 Aug 1878 d 8 Oct 1962
|Otis Owen CURLEE &
b 14 Feb 1919 d 7 Jul 1994
m 18 Feb 1938
b 15 Mar 1921 d 18 Sep 1941
|Charlotte Arlene CURLEE &||Raymond Lewis RAMSEY|
CURLEE VARIATIONS IN WAR LISTS
CURLEE SOCIAL SECURITY LIST
INDEX/SOUNDEX OF CURLEE VARIATIONS
|North Carolina||Oklahoma||South Carolina|
TEXAS C640 SOUNDEX FOR CURLEE VARIATIONS
MY CURLEE INFO
Randolph M. & Lucinda
CURLEE's Family Group Sheet w/ NOTES & DOCUMENTS
|Jesse CURLEE||- Land Document||-  DeKalb Co GA|
|William CURLEE b1796||- Land Document||-  Talbot Co GA|
|Meredith CURLEE b||- Land Document||-  Talbot Co GA|
|Meredith CURLEE 1833-1862||- Probate||-  Coosa Co AL|
|Meredith CURLEE b1833||- Will||-  Coosa Co AL|
|William and Jackson CURLEE||- Land Document||-  Russell Co AL|
|James, Rebecca and Amy CURLEE||- Land Document||-  Coosa Co AL|
|Floyd CURLEE||- Appraisment||-  Coosa Co AL|
|Floyd CURLEE||- Accounts||-  Coosa Co AL|
|Floyd CURLEE||- Settlement||-  Coosa Co AL|
|Meredith Pruitt CURLEE b1828 & wife||- Land Document||-  Coosa Co AL|
|Meredith Pruitt CURLEE b1828 & wife||- Land Indenture||-  Coosa Co AL|
|Robert T CURLEE & Julia Williams||- Marriage Cert||-  Milam Co TX|
|Kate CURLEE & C.D. Foster||- Marriage Cert||-  Milam Co TX|
|Kate CURLEE Foster||- Photo - dau of||Meredith Pruitt CURLEE|
|Nanem CURLEE||- Land Document||-  Union Parish LA|
|Randolph & Lucinda Davis CURLEE||- Land Document||-  Union Parish LA|
|Randolph CURLEE||- Land Document||-  Union Parish LA|
SUBMITTED CURLEE RELATED INFO
From emails - If it
is OK to put your last name & email address,
|Pamala Celeste Nolan||from||Jesse Curlee line ca1806-1861|
|Bebe Roper||from||Caroline Elizabeth CURLEE line|
|Joyce||from||Curtis Claiborn CURLEE line|
|Murl||from||Georgia CURLEE line|
|Marijo Long||from||James Franklin? CURLEE line|
|Peg||from||John CURLEE line|
|Jenn Crane||from||John Wilkes CURLEE line|
|Peggy Forbus Hargens||from||Martha Anne CURLEE line|
|Robert Foster||from||Meredith Pruett CURLEE line|
|Elizabeth Moore||from||Noonan CURLEE line|
|Karen Martin||from||Robert Jeff CURLEE line|
|Dorothy Moore||from||William H CURLEE line|
|Mary Ellis||from||Anna Norflet CURL line|
|Michael Scarborough||from||William/Noonan CURLEE line|
|Shirley Van Wanderham||from||Elijah Laughton CURLEE line|
Hope you will let us know if you find any new information.
If you sent me Curlee info and it isn't
listed, please send it again.
If you are researching the CURLEE name, please send your info or a link to your page in hope it will help you and others connect our Curlee's.
It would be most appreciated.
PLEASE let me know if you run upon my elusive Randolph Curlee <or> Edom R. Curlee.