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Alden Eugene Curbow

Alden Eugene Curbow

Male 1932 - 2006  (74 years)

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  • Name Alden Eugene Curbow 
    Nickname Gene 
    Born 27 Jan 1932  Electra, Wichita County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    • Date/location of birth are from Texas Birth Index/Certificate; further confirmed by Social Security Death Index; U.S. Public Records Index, Volume 2; U.S. Veterans Gravesites; U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, obituary; and headstone.
      Not named on birth certificate; born in Electra, Wichita County, Texas at 904 W. Franklin; male; single child; legitimate; born 27 Jan 1932; Father: Willie Eugene Curbow of Electra, Texas; white, age 22, born in Celeste, Texas; welder; this is his first child; Mother: Grace Alice Smith of Electra, Texas, white; age 18; born in Siloam Springs, Oklahoma; housewife; this is her first child; born at 5:45 a.m.
    Alden Eugene Curbow
    Alden Eugene Curbow
    Birth Certificate
    Gender Male 
    Military 6 Nov 1952 - 5 Nov 1954  [4
    U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File:
    Alden Curbow born 27 Jan 1932 and died 4 Mar 2006.
    Enlisted into the United State Army on 6 Nov 1952 and discharged 4 Nov 1954
    Corporal; Korea 
    Alden Eugene Curbow - served in Korea
    Alden Eugene Curbow - served in Korea
    Military - from the collection of Linda Curbow de Pino: "Family legend has it that my grandmother, his mom, was so distraught over her baby being sent off to war that the second he got home she literally burned his uniform and they never spoke of it again! Fortunately, my mother was able to acquire some of his patches and medals and about a…
    Social Security Data Indexed as Alden Eugene Curbow; Last residence: Nixon, Gonzales, Texas; Born 27 Jan 1932; Last Benefit: Nixon, Gonzales, Texas; Died 4 Mar 2006; Issued Texas (before 1951) 
    Died 4 Mar 2006  Nixon, Gonzales County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    • Date/location of death are from Social Security Death Index; U.S. Veteran Gravesits; U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs; obituary; and headstone
    • OBITUARY: Published Tuesday, March 7, 2006 [Hawthorn Funeral Home]:
      Carthage - Funeral services for A. E. "Gene" Curbow, 74 of Nixon will be 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 8, 2006, at Hawthorn Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Don Hessong and the Rev. Steven Hill officiating. Burial will follow at Adams Cemetery in Panola County under the direction of Hawthorn Funeral Home. Mr. Curbow died Saturday, March 4, 2006, at his home. He was born Jan 27, 1932 in Electra to Willie Eugene "W.E." and Grace Alene Smith Curbow. He attended school in Bishop and served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He married Karen Ann Hooper, Oct. 9, 1984, and was a member of Union Valley Baptist Church. Along with his father and brother, he was a welder for various pipeline companies. Survivors include his wife, Karen Curbow of Nixon, one son, A. E. "Hecky" Curbow, Jr. of Nixon; his daughters, Darla Cotton of Austin, Paula White of Port Washington, N.Y., Laura Robertson of Smithville, Linda del Pino of Homestead, Flordia, Genea Healey of Miller Falls, Mass, Brandy Page of Carthage, and Ginger Evans of Smiley; 14 grandchildren adn two great-grandchildren; one brother, B. W. Curbow of San Marcos; two sisters, Virgina Lindeman of Canyon Lake and Margie Wiatrek of Floresville; other relatives and friends. Pallbearers will be Red Robertson, N.G. Cotton, Kenneth Franzen, Harley Silvester, Bob Curbow, Jr. and Kelly Curbow. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. tonight at the funeral home. Donations may be made to Adams Cemetery.
    Buried Aft 4 Mar 2006  Logan, Panola County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8
    • Adams Cemetery
    Alden Eugene Curbow
    Alden Eugene Curbow
    Military Headstone
    Alden Eugene Curbow and wife Karen Hopper
    Alden Eugene Curbow and wife Karen Hopper
    Headstone
    Person ID I1091  Curbow Montoya Family
    Last Modified 1 Feb 2014 

    Father Willie Eugene Curbow,   b. 2 Jan 1910, Celeste, Hunt County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Apr 1984, Harris County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Mother Grace Alene Smith,   b. 26 Feb 1913, Siloam Springs, Oklahoma Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Sept 1996, Nueces County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Family ID F7469  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 C.N. Anderson 
    Children 
    +1. D.M. Curbow
    +2. P.G. Curbow
    +3. L.N. Curbow
     4. L.C. Curbow
     5. G.A. Curbow
    Last Modified 6 Apr 2013 08:20:37 
    Family ID F7470  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Karen Ann Hooper,   b. 19 Jul 1958, Carthage, Panola County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Apr 2007, Tyler, Smith County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years) 
    Married 9 Oct 1984  Kleberg County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • Date/location of marriage are from Texas Marriage Index
    Last Modified 6 Apr 2013 08:22:14 
    Family ID F7471  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 27 Jan 1932 - Electra, Wichita County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 9 Oct 1984 - Kleberg County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Aft 4 Mar 2006 - Logan, Panola County, Texas Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Alden Eugene Curbow
    Alden Eugene Curbow
    From the collection of Linda Curbow de Pino: "My father, Alden Eugene, Sr. at about age 14 or 15. The photo below is of him as a very young, but already seasoned welder at age 18! From what I understood, Daddy never even made it past junior high school. But he could weld. By the time he was in his thirties, he had earned the reputation of…

  • Sources 
    1. [S2628438837] Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997, Ancestry.com, (Original data - Texas. Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997. Texas: Texas Department of State Health Services. Microfiche.Original data: Texas. Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997. Texas: Texas Depa).
      Alden Eugene Curbow; 27 Jan 1932; Male; Wichita; Father: Willie Eugene Curbow; Mother: Grace Alene Smith; Roll No. 1932_0002

    2. [S4273286859] Texas, Birth Certificates, 1903-1932.
      Indexed Curbow; born 27 Jan 1932; male; born Electra, Wichita, Texas; Father: willie Eugene Curbow who was born Celeste, Texas; Mothe: Grace Alice Smith; born Silooam Springs, Oklahoma, mother was a resident of Electra

    3. [S2162498864] U.S. Public Records Index, Volume 2, Ancestry.com, (Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010.Original data - Merlin Data Publishing Corporation, comp. Voter Registration Lists, Public Record Filings, Historical Residential Records, and Other Household Database Listings. Merli).

    4. [S4273286780] U.S., Department of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File, 1850-2010.
      Alden Curbow; born 27 Jan 1932; died 4 Mar 2006; Army; Enlistment date 6 Nov 1952; Release date 5 Nov 1954

    5. [S2624729542] Social Security Death Index, (Social Security Administration. Social Security Death Index, Master File. Social Security Administration.Original data: Social Security Administration. Social Security), Source Citation: ; Issue State: Texas; Issue Date: Before 1951.

    6. [S4273286763] Web: Obituary Daily Times Index.
      A. E. Curbow; publication date 7 Mar 2006:
      CURBOW, A E "Gene"; 74; Nixon TX; Longview N-J; 2006-3-7; lgbm
      CURBOW, A E "Gene"; 74; Panola Co TX; Shreveport Times (LA); 2006-3-7; pepper


    7. [S4273286784] Web: Texas, Find A Grave Index, 1836-2011.

    8. [S2626939235] U.S. Veterans Gravesites, ca.1775-2006, National Cemetery Administration, (National Cemetery Administration. Nationwide Gravesite Locator.Original data: National Cemetery Administration. Nationwide Gravesite Locator).
      Alden Eugene Curbow; Corporal; US Army, Korea; born 27 Jan 1932; died 4 Mar 2006; Adams Cemetery in Paola, Texas 75685

    9. [S2624665108] Texas Marriage Collection, , (Original data - Dodd, Jordan R, et. al. Early American Marriages: Texas to 1850. Bountiful, UT: Precision Indexing Publishers, 19xx.Hunting For Bears, comp. Texas marriage information).
      Alden E. Curbow, male born abt 1932, age 52 and Karen A. Hopper, female born abt 1958, age 26 married in Kleberg County, Texas on 9 Oct 1984