CHARLES W. CURTIS
Charles W. Curtis owns a fine farm of three hundred and twenty acres on sections 34 and 35, of Brighton township. His residence is on section 34. He purchased the quarter upon which he lives, in 1869, of his father, L.W. Curtis who had bought it several years previously. Mr. Curtis came here March first, 1880, and built his residence during the following summer. He was born in Fulton county, Illinois, March 15, 1841. His father was a practicing physician for many years. He died March 25, 1879. Charles W. Curtis was married January 6, 1876, to Emeline Stout, a native of Fulton county, Illinois. They have four children...Lydia L., Margaret M., Hattie H., and Ernest C. Mr. Curtis is a Republican politically.
Transcribed by Gloria Goltiani from "History of Cass County, Iowa. Together With Sketches of its Towns, Villages and Townships, Educational, Civil, Military and Political History: Portraits of Prominent Persons, and Biographies of Old Settlers and Representative Citizens." Springfield, Ill.: Continental Historical Company, 1884, pg. 605.