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Mary Ann  Curbow

Mary Ann Curbow

Female 1839 - 1921  (81 years)

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  • Name Mary Ann Curbow 
    Nickname Polly 
    Born 20 Jan 1839  Georgia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Her Texas Death Index states that she was born in Texas; however, all of the census records indicate that she was born in Georgia - as does her Widow's Pension Application
    Gender Female 
    Census 1850  Cass County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Indexed incorrectly as "Mory A. Corbon," age 10 born abt 1840 in Georgia; she is living in Precinct 4; female; family 28; she is living with Mary Corbon, 48 who was born in South Carolina (everyone else in the household was born in Georgia); A. J. "Rumsey," age 21 who is a farmer; Robert "Rumsey," age 18 who is a laborer; Julea A. Corbon, age 12; Glenn B. Corbon, 8; and Saborn F. Corbin, age 6
    NOTE: The family of David J. McGuire is living nearby (family 43). Oliver Perry Curbow would marry Harriet McGuire, David's yet to be born daughter in 1871. 
    Census 1860  Hopkins County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Indexed as Polly Curbo, age 20 born abt 1840 in Georgia; she is "serving"; living in Beat 4; nearest post office is Black Jack Grove; living with Mary Curbo, age 56 who is a farmer who owns real estate valued at $400 and personal property valued at $400 and who was born in South Carolina; Robert Curbo, 25 who is a day laborer; Greenberry Curbo, 17 who is a laborer on farm (they are not able to read or write); Arminda Curbow, 15 who is "serving"; and Seaborn Curbow, 13 
    Census 1870  Hopkins County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Indexed incorrectly as "Mary Frailey," age 30 born abt 1840 in Georgia; she is "keeping house"; she cannot read or write; living in Precinct 4; white female; nearest post office is Black Jack Grove; living with husband "Edmond Frailey," age 42 who is a farmer and has personal property valued at $250; and children: Joseph, 4; Francis, 1; Mary, 5; also in the home is David "Frailey," age 10 - it is not known if this is their son as he seems to be enumerated separately; the family lives near David Finley, age 55 and wife Margaret (relationship unknown to me - an older brother perhaps?) 
    Census 1880  Hopkins County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Indexed as Ann M. Finley, age 40 born abt 1840 in Georgia; living in Precinct 4; white female; married; keeping house; living with husband Edmon, 54 who is a farmer; also in the home are children: Ellen, 15; Joseph J., 14 who works on farm; Francis, 12; Ann P., 9; Lucy L., 6; Nancy A., 1 and David H., 2 months; the family lives next door to Cleburne Kirbo who is believed to be Mary Ann's brother 
    Census 1900  Hopkins County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Indexed as Mary A. Finley, age 60 born Jan 1840 in Georgia; living in Justice Precinct 4; white female; married; she has been married 36 years having married in 1864; she has given birth to 11 children and 8 children are living; living with husband Edward, 73 who is a farmer; and children: "Mrancis" E. Finley, 31; Laura A. Finley, 28; Nancy A. Finley, 21; David M. Finley, 20; and James O. Finley, 17 
    Census 1910  Hopkins County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Indexed as Mary A. Finley, age 70 born abt 1840 in Georgia; living in Justice Precinct 4; white female; married; both of her parents were born in the United States; she is living with husband E. Finley, age 83; and children: Francis, 40; Laura, 38; and Ada 31; this is the one and only marriage for the couple; they have been married 46 years; Mary has given birth to 11 children and 8 children are living; Son J.O. (James Otis) Finley and family lives next door 
    Pension 27 Nov 1917  Hopkins County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    U.S. Confederate Pensions
    Mrs. M.A. Finley
    Application Date: 27 Nov. 1917 in Hopkins County, Texas; born abt 1840 in Georgia, age 77; Spouse: E. Finley; married in Hunt, Texas; Spouse Death Date: 4 Nov 1917; She states that she has been in Texas for 67 years (placing her arrival at about 1850); she has been a resident of Hopkins County for 50 years (placing her arrival at 1867); her husband drew a pension (file no. 25189); Pension File No. 34761; Her husband's full name was Edwin Finley who died 4 Nov 1917; his command was organized in Texas and she did not remember his enlistment/discharge dates; he served with the 23 Texas Cavalry, Company ?; Widow's Pension  
    Mary Ann (Polly) Curbow Finley
    Mary Ann (Polly) Curbow Finley
    Confederate Widow's Pension Application
    Census 1920  Hopkins County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Indexed as Mary Finley, age 80 born abt 1840 in Georgia; living in Justice Precinct 4; white female; head of house; widow; she is indexed as a stock farmer; both parents were born in Georgia; she is not able to read or write; also in the home are daughters Francis, 50 and Laura, 48; living next door to Dane Finley and family (David?) 
    Died 6 Jan 1921  Ridgeway, Hopkins County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • Date/location of death are from Texas Death Index/Certificate
      Indexed as Mrs. Polly Ann Finley; female; white; widowed; born 20 Jan 1839; 81 years, 11 months and 16 days old at the time of her death; Occupation: household duties; born Texas (NOT CORRECT); name of father and mother are left blank; Informant is J.E. Box of Cu??ley, Texas (Is J.E. Box in any way related to Elizabeth Box Curbow?); died 6 Jan 1921; had been under a doctor's care since 29 Jan 1920 until the time of her death; cause of death was listed as "hemipagia" with a contributing cause of senility;
    Mary Ann (Polly) Curbow Finley
    Mary Ann (Polly) Curbow Finley
    Death Certificate
    Buried 7 Jan 1921  Cumby, Hopkins County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    • Pleasant Grove Cemetery
    Mary Ann (Polly) Curbow Finley
    Mary Ann (Polly) Curbow Finley
    Headstone - No photograph available at this time
    Person ID P2371  Curbow Montoya Family | Curbow Family Branch
    Last Modified 9 Oct 2013 

    Father Henry B. Curbow,   b. Abt 1770, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. May 1850, Cass County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 80 years) 
    Family ID F464  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Edmond or Edward Finley,   b. 27 Mar 1827, Orange County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Nov 1917, Branom, Hopkins County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Married 1864  Hunt County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    • Date of marriage is an ESTIMATE based on the information given in the 1900 and 1910 census records. (The first child was born in October of 1864.) The location of the marriage comes from Mary Ann's Widow's Pension Application. The U.S. and International Marriage Records indicate that they married 1863; however, no source or exact date is provided. [11]
    Children 
     1. Mary Ellen Finley,   b. 10 Oct 1864, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1878  (Age 13 years)  []
     2. Joseph Jefferson Finley,   b. 14 Apr 1866, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Sep 1917  (Age 51 years)
     3. Frances Elizabeth Finley,   b. 10 Feb 1869, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jun 1941  (Age 72 years)  []
     4. Laura Ann Finley,   b. 7 Aug 1870, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Sep 1943  (Age 73 years)  []
     5. Emma Ardena Finley,   b. 22 May 1872,   d. 1873  (Age 0 years)  []
     6. Lucy Lavinia Finley,   b. 24 Feb 1874 , Ridgeway, Hopkins County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Apr 1947, Ridgeway, Hopkins County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)  []
     7. Nancy Ada Finley,   b. 10 Aug 1878, Hopkins County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Nov 1967  (Age 89 years)  []
     8. David Merrit Finley,   b. 30 Mar 1880, Ruff, Hopkins County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jun 1932  (Age 52 years)  []
     9. James Otis Finley,   b. 26 Jul 1882, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1951  (Age 68 years)  []
    Last Modified 9 Oct 2013 20:36:47 
    Family ID F6142  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 20 Jan 1839 - Georgia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Indexed incorrectly as "Mory A. Corbon," age 10 born abt 1840 in Georgia; she is living in Precinct 4; female; family 28; she is living with Mary Corbon, 48 who was born in South Carolina (everyone else in the household was born in Georgia); A. J. "Rumsey," age 21 who is a farmer; Robert "Rumsey," age 18 who is a laborer; Julea A. Corbon, age 12; Glenn B. Corbon, 8; and Saborn F. Corbin, age 6 NOTE: The family of David J. McGuire is living nearby (family 43). Oliver Perry Curbow would marry Harriet McGuire, David's yet to be born daughter in 1871. - 1850 - Cass County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Indexed as Polly Curbo, age 20 born abt 1840 in Georgia; she is "serving"; living in Beat 4; nearest post office is Black Jack Grove; living with Mary Curbo, age 56 who is a farmer who owns real estate valued at $400 and personal property valued at $400 and who was born in South Carolina; Robert Curbo, 25 who is a day laborer; Greenberry Curbo, 17 who is a laborer on farm (they are not able to read or write); Arminda Curbow, 15 who is "serving"; and Seaborn Curbow, 13 - 1860 - Hopkins County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1864 - Hunt County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Indexed incorrectly as "Mary Frailey," age 30 born abt 1840 in Georgia; she is "keeping house"; she cannot read or write; living in Precinct 4; white female; nearest post office is Black Jack Grove; living with husband "Edmond Frailey," age 42 who is a farmer and has personal property valued at $250; and children: Joseph, 4; Francis, 1; Mary, 5; also in the home is David "Frailey," age 10 - it is not known if this is their son as he seems to be enumerated separately; the family lives near David Finley, age 55 and wife Margaret (relationship unknown to me - an older brother perhaps?) - 1870 - Hopkins County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Indexed as Ann M. Finley, age 40 born abt 1840 in Georgia; living in Precinct 4; white female; married; keeping house; living with husband Edmon, 54 who is a farmer; also in the home are children: Ellen, 15; Joseph J., 14 who works on farm; Francis, 12; Ann P., 9; Lucy L., 6; Nancy A., 1 and David H., 2 months; the family lives next door to Cleburne Kirbo who is believed to be Mary Ann's brother - 1880 - Hopkins County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Indexed as Mary A. Finley, age 60 born Jan 1840 in Georgia; living in Justice Precinct 4; white female; married; she has been married 36 years having married in 1864; she has given birth to 11 children and 8 children are living; living with husband Edward, 73 who is a farmer; and children: "Mrancis" E. Finley, 31; Laura A. Finley, 28; Nancy A. Finley, 21; David M. Finley, 20; and James O. Finley, 17 - 1900 - Hopkins County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Indexed as Mary A. Finley, age 70 born abt 1840 in Georgia; living in Justice Precinct 4; white female; married; both of her parents were born in the United States; she is living with husband E. Finley, age 83; and children: Francis, 40; Laura, 38; and Ada 31; this is the one and only marriage for the couple; they have been married 46 years; Mary has given birth to 11 children and 8 children are living; Son J.O. (James Otis) Finley and family lives next door - 1910 - Hopkins County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsPension - U.S. Confederate Pensions Mrs. M.A. Finley Application Date: 27 Nov. 1917 in Hopkins County, Texas; born abt 1840 in Georgia, age 77; Spouse: E. Finley; married in Hunt, Texas; Spouse Death Date: 4 Nov 1917; She states that she has been in Texas for 67 years (placing her arrival at about 1850); she has been a resident of Hopkins County for 50 years (placing her arrival at 1867); her husband drew a pension (file no. 25189); Pension File No. 34761; Her husband's full name was Edwin Finley who died 4 Nov 1917; his command was organized in Texas and she did not remember his enlistment/discharge dates; he served with the 23 Texas Cavalry, Company ?; Widow's Pension - 27 Nov 1917 - Hopkins County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - Indexed as Mary Finley, age 80 born abt 1840 in Georgia; living in Justice Precinct 4; white female; head of house; widow; she is indexed as a stock farmer; both parents were born in Georgia; she is not able to read or write; also in the home are daughters Francis, 50 and Laura, 48; living next door to Dane Finley and family (David?) - 1920 - Hopkins County, Texas Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S2625403972] 1850 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Seventh Census of the United States, 1850. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1850. M432, ), Source Citation: Year: 1850; Census Place: Precinct 4, Cass, Texas; Roll: M432_909; Page: 763A; Image: 305.

    2. [S2625378497] 1860 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Eighth Census of the United States, 1860. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1860. M653, 1), Source Citation: Year: 1860; Census Place: Beat 4, Hopkins, Texas; Roll: M653_1297; Page: 159; Image: 330; Family History Library Film: 805297.

    3. [S2624683368] 1870 United States Federal Census, (1870. United States. Ninth Census of the United States, 1870. Washington, D.C. National Archives and Records Administration. M593, RG29, 1,761 rolls. Minnesota. Minnes), Source Citation: Year: 1870; Census Place: Precinct 4, Hopkins, Texas; Roll: M593_1592; Page: 146B; Image: 301; Family History Library Film: 553091.

    4. [S2624675888] 1880, (1880 U.S. Census Index ), Source Citation: Year: 1880; Census Place: Precinct 4, Hopkins, Texas; Roll: 1311; Family History Film: 1255311; Page: 182C; Enumeration District: 059.

    5. [S2625380337] 1900 United States Federal Census, (United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1900. T623, ), Source Citation: Year: 1900; Census Place: Justice Precinct 4, Hopkins, Texas; Roll: 1646; Page: 10B; Enumeration District: 0053; FHL microfilm: 1241646.

    6. [S2624649626] 1910 United States Federal Census, (United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1910. ), Source Citation: Year: 1910; Census Place: Justice Precinct 4, Hopkins, Texas; Roll: T624_1565; Page: 18B; Enumeration District: 0063; FHL microfilm: 1375578.

    7. [S4273286757] U.S. Confederate Pensions, Source Citation: Texas State Library and Archives Commission; Austin, Texas; Confederate Pension Applications, 1899-1975; Collection #: CPA16526; Roll #: 2243; Roll Description: Pension File Nos. 34749 to 35016, Application Years 1917 to 1918.

    8. [S2624660385] 1920 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Fourteenth Census of the United States, 1920. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1920.), Source Citation: Year: 1920; Census Place: Justice Precinct 4, Hopkins, Texas; Roll: T625_1817; Page: 6A; Enumeration District: 175; Image: 315.

    9. [S2624639133] Texas Death Index, 1903-2000, Ancestry.com, (Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2006.Original data - Texas Department of Health. Texas Death Indexes, 1903-2000. Austin, TX, USA: Texas Department of Health, State Vital Statistics Unit.Original data: Texas Department of).
      Mrs. Polly Ann Finley; 6 Jan 1921; Hopkins; Certificate 1914

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

    11. [S2627697652] U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900, Yates Publishing, (Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004.Original data - This unique collection of records was extracted from a variety of sources including family group sheets and electronic databases. Originally, the information was deriv) (Reliability: 3).
      Mary Ann Kerbo, female born abt 1840 in Georgia and Edmund Finley born abt 1827 in Indiana married 1863 in Texas; Number Pages: 1

    12. [S2627697652] U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900, Yates Publishing, (Online publication - Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004.Original data - This unique collection of records was extracted from a variety of sources including family group sheets and electronic databases. Originally, the information was deriv), Source number: 154.000; Source type: Electronic Database; Number of Pages: 1; Submitter Code: TS1.
      Birth date: 1840Birth place: GAMarriage date: 1863Marriage place: TX