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Curtis family of Somerset Kentucky



This page was created by descendants of Earl B. and Mary Wells Curtis of Pulaski County Kentucky. Earl's ancestors originally appear in America in Connecticut. Descended from Thomas Curtis of Wethersfield Connecticut, they migrated to Chenango County New York. Around 1878 the family who were lumber workers for railroad, migrated to Pulaski County Kentucky. They continued in the lumber working business moving temporarily to Alabama and other counties of Kentucky in the lumber business. Around the turn of the 20th century, three brothers, Charlie, Fred and John(Jack) founded the FCJ Flour and the flourmill in Somerset Kentucky. Search documents on site for one concerning the historical background of importance of wheat and milling in colonial america from area in NY where FCJ founders ancestors lived and farmed. The mill remained in the family until the depression. Search documents for Somerset Ky newspaper The Commonwealth Journal March 9, 1984 article on closing of the mill. Search the documents for sources of info on this site. Any information regarding various legs of the family is welcome and certainly any information on Ancestors of Thomas Curtis of Connecticut.

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