Batson, Curtis Franklin

Birth Name Batson, Curtis Franklin
Call Name Frank
Gender male
Age at Death 97 years, 8 months, 3 days

Events

Event Date Place Description Notes Sources
Birth 1910-09-17 Florida, USA Birth of Batson, Curtis Franklin
Event Note

According to information from Myrtice Lucile Batson's Bible, courtesy of [Elliott], Private, Curtis F. Batson was born 1909-09-17.

"...[Curtis Franklin Batson's] age seems right; his records show him as having been born in 1910, however, he claimed to have been born in 1909 and that the dates were mixed up. He never had a birth recorded until 1941 when he had to sign up for the draft in WWII. Of course he then had to get signatures to verify records, and many of them were guessed at."

- Batson, [Private]

 
Death 2008-05-20 Eustace, Lake, Florida, USA Death of Batson, Curtis Franklin
Event Note

"It was dad's wishes to be cremated and his cremains placed by his mother's grave. He had wanted to be buried near her, but when he found that there was no plot available, he then said he wanted to be cremated and placed there. His ashes are buried at her feet and a tombstone is placed over them."

"Methodist Cemetery in Gonzalez, just outside of Pensacola"

~ Batson, [Private]

 

Parents

Relation to main person Name Relation within this family (if not by birth)
Father Batson, George Washington
Mother Dubose, Nancy L.
    Brother     Batson, James Earl
         Batson, Curtis Franklin
    Sister     Batson, Myrtice Lucile
    Sister     Batson, Beatrice
    Sister     Batson, Lena Mae
    Brother     Batson, Ross Dewight
    Brother     Batson, Twin (Died at birth)
    Sister     Batson, Nola Vera
    Sister     Batson, Mildred Ellen
    Sister     Batson, Twin (Died at birth)
    Sister     Batson, Thelma Lessie
    Sister     Batson, [Living]
    Sister     Batson, Mattie Lucile

Families

    Family of Batson, Curtis Franklin and Durham, Hassie Jewell
Married Wife Durham, Hassie Jewell
   
Event Date Place Description Notes Sources
Marriage 1940 Seminole, Florida, USA Marriage of Batson, Curtis Franklin and Durham, Hassie Jewell
Event Note

From Florida Marriage Collection, 1822-1875 and 1927-2001 Record for Curtis Franklin Batson: Florida Marriage Index. Hassie Jewell's county is listed here as Osceola, Florida.

 
Divorce 1940 Orange, Florida, USA Divorce of Batson, Curtis Franklin and Durham, Hassie Jewell
Event Note

From Florida Divorce Index, 1927-2001 Record for Curtis Batson: Divorce Index, Curtis: Orange, Jewell: Seminole.

 
  Children
  1. Batson, [Living]
  2. Batson, Charles
  3. Batson, Geraldine
  4. Batson, [Living]

Media

Narrative

Social Security Number: 263-16-8151
Last Residence: 34748 Leesburg, Lake, Florida

Narrative

"...[Curtis Franklin Batson's] age seems right; his records show him as having been born in 1910, however, he claimed to have been born in 1909 and that the dates were mixed up. He never had a birth recorded until 1941 when he had to sign up for the draft in WWII. Of course he then had to get signatures to verify records, and many of them were guessed at. You know grandmother [Annie Dubose Batson] was a midwife, but very few records were kept back then. Grandmother could neither read nor write, she signed her name with an X. Did you know that her father was a French trapper and later a school teacher, who came through North Carolina and took a Cherokee wife, then moving on into Alabama? At one time they lived in Rome, Alabama, and also Atmore, Alabama. Grandmother had many of the Cherokee ways. She was the only "Doctor" our family knew until sometime in the 40s. I am sorry to say that I did not realize the importance of some of the herbs, salves, and other remedies that she practiced. Grandfather George's [George Washinton Batson's] father also was school teacher in Andalusia, Alabama. He served in the Confederate Army and lost an arm."

- Batson, [Private]

Narrative

Information from Robert Bradley gives his name as "William Curtis" and his date of birth as 1909(?)-09-17. Also it says that he was married to Hassie Jewel Durham and to "Anne Mortensen."

Narrative

1944 Marriage - Walton
Florida Marriage Collection, 1822-1875 and 1927-2001 Record for Curtis Franklin Batson

1944 Divorce - Okalooska
Florida Divorce Index, 1927-2001 Record for Curtis Batson

Pedigree

  1. Batson, George Washington
    1. Dubose, Nancy L.
      1. Batson, [Living]
      2. Batson, Beatrice
      3. Batson, Lena Mae
      4. Batson, Twin (Died at birth)
      5. Batson, Twin (Died at birth)
      6. Batson, James Earl
      7. Batson, Curtis Franklin
        1. Durham, Hassie Jewell
          1. Batson, [Living]
          2. Batson, Charles
          3. Batson, Geraldine
          4. Batson, [Living]
      8. Batson, Myrtice Lucile
      9. Batson, Ross Dewight
      10. Batson, Nola Vera
      11. Batson, Mildred Ellen
      12. Batson, Thelma Lessie
      13. Batson, Mattie Lucile

Ancestors