Curtis R. Stillwagon , 8 North 50 West

Adam Stillwagon b abt 1818 and Nancy b abt 1830, I don't know her surname. Their children according to the 1860 census were Mary b 1851, Jacob, b 1853, John b 1854, Isaac b 1858 and Robert b 1859. birth years calculated according to their ages on the cnesus.
My Curtis was not born until about 1861. One post said his grandparents were Jacob b1782 and possibly his grandmothe r mother was named Mary
Possible aunts and uncles were likely Mary b 1812, who married a David Porter, Jacob, b 181 4 married to Eliza, and  William b 1815 married to a Margaret,    His body was sent to a Leslie W Stillwagon in Harrisburg Pa. Curtis had a child named Leslie but he would have been too young to have been the one to recieve the body and the son Leslie was born in King Co Washington in 1910. Curtis married Emma Amelia Schultz in 1909 in Victoria, British Columbia.

In 1880 Butler County, Pennsylvania, Adam Stillwagon is 61, Nancy 46, with John 22, Curtis R. 21, George R. 18, Samuel 15, Amanda 14, CAdam 8, nancy 7, and Lizzie 5.
March 1, 1890 Leroy items in the Sterling, Colorado newspaper "C.R. Stillwagon is back on his claim agina."

October 5, 1890 "Mr. C. Stillwagon has gone to Denver to work."

Curtis claimed a quarter in section 33, 8N 50W in 1893. He must have known James Stoner, from the same area in Pennsylvania.

In 1900 Denver, Curtis "L." Stillwagon born July 1858 in Pennsylvania, is a day laborer, single, in a 15-person boarding house.

He's in the 1901 Denver directory, a car repairer for the C & S. Raliroad, rooming at 1370 11th.

In 1910 King County, Washington, Curtis is a carpenter for a car repairer (maybe a railroad?), 51, married one year to Amelia 46 born in Canada - her second marriage. Irma is 5, Hiathe 3, (her kids) and Leslie four months, born in Washington.

In 1920 King County, Curtis is 60, a laborer, with Emma A. 36 a cook.
Irene Curry is 14, Hirchel Curry 13. Leslie C. Stillwagon is 10, Ruth Lucile 8.


His record in the Roseburg VA hospital says he was admitted in 1922, discharged a year later, wtih hisnenearest relative Leslie Wl. Stillwagon of Harrisville, Pennsylvania, and was divorced.
Curtis Stillwagon, Co. 4, 1 Colorado Infantry, Sp Am. War, is buried in Slippery Rock Cemetery, Pennsylvania.

In 1924 Erie, Pennsylvania, Curtis is living at the Pennsylvania Soldiers ^ Sailors Home.

FindaGrave # 137326003 says he died April 8, 1926 in Pennsylvania.
But Virgina death records show him dying at the National Soldiers Home in Elizabeth City,, born 1858, dying April 8, 1926.
The Hampton National Cemetery in Virginia has Curtis buried there, "Comapn A, 1st Col Inf dyhiing April 1926.


Leslie Stillwagon was born January 2, 1910 in King County, Washington to Curtis Stillwagon and Amelia Schultz.

Emma might be the Emma A. Gray 1884-1981 buried in Menlo, Washington # 102037272.

Carole Emma Bolash was born to Stephen Bolash and Ruth Stillwagon about 1937 in Youngstown, Ohio.

Ruth Bolash Salvatore, 95, who was born Oct. 8, 1913 in Seattle, the daughter of Curtis and Emma Stillwagon, passed away peacefully with family at her side Saturday, Dec. 6, 2008.
Ruth was a devout Catholic and a member of St. Nicholas Church for over 70 years, where she attended daily Mass for most of her life. She was also a member of the Third Order of St. Francis for over 60 years.
She was a devoted wife and mother and raised nine children on Maplewood Avenue in Struthers.
During her long life, Ruth was active in her church, where she founded the Mother’s Club and was a member of its Altar and Rosary Society and choir. She was president of the Struthers Women’s Republican Club and helped organize and run the Struthers Community Center. She enjoyed bowling and golf for many years, playing 18 holes most days, and was proud to note that she scored a hole-in-one even before her husband. She was an avid reader, and enjoyed gardening, sewing, crafts, traveling, daily walks and most of all, animals and nature.
She will be remembered with love by her family and friends as a woman who dedicated her life to her family, her community and her church - a woman with a wry sense of humor who inspired a love of travel, nature, animals in children and grandchildren.
Ruth was preceded in death by her husband, Stephen J. Bolash, whom she married in 1934, and who passed away in 1983; and her husband, Patsy Salvatore, whom she married in 1988, and who passed away in 1992.
She will be deeply missed by her five daughters, Carole Zoll, with whom she made her home, Nancy Johngrass and Margie Ellis, all of Struthers, Ruth (Richard) Shipley of Lowellville and Donna (Richard) Parker of Lake Milton; three sons, James (Debbie) Bolash of Struthers, William (Linda) Bolash of Liberty and Donald (Kathy) Bolash of Austintown; a stepdaughter, Julia (Mario) Delsignore of Struthers; 34 grandchildren; 81 great-grandchildren; and 16 great-great-grandchildren.
A son, Stephen Bolash Jr. died in 1994. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Leslie; a stepson, John Salvatore; a half brother, Herschel; and a half sister, Irene.
Services will be today at 9:30 a.m. at the funeral home and at 10 a.m. at St. Nicholas Church.
Internment will be at Green Haven Memorial Gardens.

August 1924 Franklin, Pennsylvania "Leslie Stillwagon. of Harrisville, who is in the Grove City Hospital from injuries sustained Thursday when he was struck on tha Harrisville road by a car driven by Mr. Carlson, of Anandale, is reported some better."

July 2, 1931 "Leslie Stillwagon, 21, Bellwood, Pa., was in a hospital here today, suffering ith gunshot wounds in both legs between the knees and ankles. Police said they found him in an orchard about 10 miles west of here and although he had made no statement, they said he probably had been stealing cherries and had been shot at by an irate farmer."

Leslie might be the Leslie W. Stillwagon dying in Napa Valley, California on September 14, 1938.

Hirschel Curry was born Dec 8, 1906 in Seattle to Henry Curry and Amelia Sholtz/Shultz.

Bertha Irene Curry married Bertram F. E. ASaunders in April 1920 in Seattle. Mrs. E. Stillwagon was a witness.

In 1930 Seattle, Irene Saunders is 25, a laborory technician, with Bert Saunders 30, and they have FGrank, 9.
Bert is divorced in 1940 Sacramento, California, 40, and Frank H. 19 is living with him.

One tree said Bertha 1905-1964 died in Seattle, Washington'

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