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Francis Oliver Curtin.... Mystery

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Teresa With Irish Blood in Me Veins

Teresa With Irish Blood in Me Veins Report 22 Jul 2013 22:39

I have the birth certificate for Francis Oliver Curtin born 1937 at 22 Berkeley Rd Dublin City. P or R Rooney was the informant and present at the birth of the same address. Possible midwife or relative?

His parents were Thomas Curtin, (Builder) of St Brendan's, Hemish Rd Cabra and Christina Curtin nee Pollard. Christina was my Mum's eldest sister.

They had another son born in Dublin in March 1940. He died in Paddington Hospital London Oct 1940. (I knew about his death from my Mum)

Thomas and Christina Curtin were back in Dublin during the rest of the war.

The mystery is what happened to Francis Oliver Curtin?

There was no mention of him by my Mum and my cousins didn't know of him either.

I can't find a death registration for him in Ireland, London or anywhere else!



Reggie Report 22 Jul 2013 22:56

Is this connected with your other 'Curtin' thread?

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 22 Jul 2013 23:17

Born 1937 he could still be alive.

I was born 1937 and an still alive and kicking !! I think :-D

Teresa With Irish Blood in Me Veins

Teresa With Irish Blood in Me Veins Report 23 Jul 2013 14:55

Shirley~Im getting the hang of it..

I have other living cousin's born in the 1930's too!

It seems very odd that no one else in our family has heard anything about this Francis Oliver Curtin.

Perhaps there is another Thomas and Christina Curtin nee Pollard who also lived in Dublin at the same time......

Or maybe my late aunt had a 'fling' with someone else and he was adopted by the birth father's family.
I do know my aunt's first husband Thomas Curtin was in the Royal Inis Killing Fusiliers in 1940 as per their other son's death certificate in London.


Andrew Report 23 Jul 2013 15:44


Web: Obituary Daily Times Index, 1995-2012
about Francis O Curtin

Name:Francis O Curtin
Publication Date:6 Nov 2002
Publication Place:United States
Death Date:abt 2002
Death Place:
Age at Death:65
Birth Date:Abt 1937
Birth Place:




Andrew Report 23 Jul 2013 15:48


When was he born?

U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-Current
about Francis O. Curtin

Name:Francis O. Curtin
Last Residence:20147 Ashburn, Loudoun, Virginia, USA
>>>>Born:16 Jun 1937
Died:1 Nov 2002
State (Year) SSN issued:Ohio (1951)



jax Report 23 Jul 2013 16:11

Is that a different Francis?

Web: Virginia, Find A Grave Index, 1607-2012
about Francis Oscar Curtin

Francis Oscar Curtin

Birth Date:
16 Jun 1937

Age at Death:

Death Date:
1 Nov 2003

Burial Place:
Leesburg, Loudoun County, Virginia, USA



jax Report 23 Jul 2013 16:14

Could be him in 1940?
1940 United States Federal Census
about Francis Curtin
Francis Curtin
Estimated Birth Year:
abt 1936
Marital Status:
Relation to Head of House:
Home in 1940:
Youngstown, Mahoning, Ohio
Map of Home in 1940:
View Map
Hubbard Court
Sheet Number:
Attended School or College:
Highest Grade Completed:
Dennis Curtin 28
Jean Curtin 26
Francis Curtin 4
Beverly Curtin 1
Barbara Curtin 1
Timothy Curtin 57

Teresa With Irish Blood in Me Veins

Teresa With Irish Blood in Me Veins Report 23 Jul 2013 16:32

Yes..... that is a different Francis O Curtin.

Francis Oliver Curtin was born 31 May 1937