Annie Wilson


Personal and Family Information

Annie was born on 14 JUL 1878 in Bothkennar, Carronshore, Stirlingshire, Scotland, the daughter of Colin Wilson and Annie Hotchkiss.

She died on 7 NOV 1954 in Burlingame, Osage County, Kansas.

Her husband was James Curley, who she married on 13 MAY 1897 in Burlingame, Osage City, Kansas. Their nine known children were Annie (1898-1981), Esther Kay (c1900-1988), James (1901-1969), Colin (1904-1972), Robert (1904-1929), Isabelle (1907-1945), Alberta (1909-1966), John William (1913-1984) and Marguerite M (1916-2002).

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


Annie Wilson


Colin Wilson


David Wilson


Alexander Wilson




Margaret Rae


Colin Rae




Annie Hotchkiss


Edward Hotchkiss


Cornelius Hotchkiss


Rebecca Simpson


Margaret Janet Penman


William Penman


Ann Christie



Birth14 JUL 1878
Place: Bothkennar, Carronshore, Stirlingshire, Scotland
Death7 NOV 1954
Place: Burlingame, Osage County, Kansas
Burial10 NOV 1954
Place: Burlingame Cmtry, Burlingame, Osage County, Kansas


Note 1

!Lived: Frontenac, Kansas

!Source: 34 & 1900 US Census & Kansas Census of 1890. Sources differ as to birth date. Variously listed are: 12 Jul 1879, and 14 Jul 1878.

!Notes: Listed in attendance at the funeral of Edward Hotchkiss in September 1947 was Mrs. Annie Curley of Osage City.

!Notice: [Osage Enterprise Chronicle, 11 Nov 1954, page 1, column 7] --- Mrs. Annie Curley Dies in Osage City ---

!Mrs. Annie Curley, 76, died Sunday at her home in Osage City. She was born July 14, 1878, in Scotland and lived in Kansas 16 years. Her husband preceded her in death in 1929.

!Funeral services were set for 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Federated church in Burlingame with interment in the Burlingame cemetery.

!Among survivors are a sister, Mrs. Jeanette Giachino and a brother, David Wilson of Kansas City, formerly of Burlingame. ---

!Obituary: [An Osage County Newspaper, Nov 1954] --- Mrs. Curley, 76 Buried Nov. 10 ---

!Funeral services for Mrs. James Curley of Burlingame were held Wednesday, Nov. 10, at the Burlingame Federated church with Rev. A. A. Van Sickle and Rev. Arthur Coole in charge. Burial was in the Burlingame cemetery.

!Mrs. Curley was born July 14, 1878, at Carronshire, Edinburgh, Scotland, and died at the home of her daughter, Mrs. Ted Parre, Burlingame, Nov. 7, 1954, at the age of 76 years, 3 months and 24 days. She came to Osage county at an early age with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Colin Wilson. The family first settled in Pennsylvania but moved here soon afterward.

!Mrs. Curley joined the Presbyterian church at an early age. She was united in marriage to James Curley in 1896, living in Burlingame most of the time. To this union were born nine children.

!She was the last charter member of the Pythian Sisters. She was also a member of the American Legion Auxiliary.

!Four sisters, two brothers, her husband and one son, Robert, and a daughter, Isabel Verna, preceded Mrs. Curley in death. She was always a devoted wife and mother as the welfare of her family was her first concern.

!She leaves to mourn her passing, four daughters: Ann Rosetta of Osage City, Esther Tindell of Ketchiken, Alaska, Mrs. Albert[a] Fenney of Los Angeles, Calif., and Mrs. Marguerite Parre of Osage City; three sons, James and John William Curley of Osage City, and Colin of San Francisco, Calif.; 18 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren; four sisters, Mrs. Mary Welch of Collander, Ontario, Canada; Mrs. Frank Giachino of Burlingame, Christine Bradley and Mrs. Robert Vandy of Kansas City, Mo.; two brothers, David Wilson of Kansas City, Mo., and Colin of Topeka.

!P: Out of town relatives and friends attending the funeral included Mr. and Mrs. Richard Hewitt and family of Ottawa, Mr. and Mrs. Bill Hauber of Osawatomie, Mrs. Mary Welch of Canada, Mr. and Mrs. Bob Vardy and family, Mr. and Mrs. David Wilson and family of Kansas City, Mr. and Mrs. Colin Wilson, Mr. and Mrs. Dudley Wilson, Mr. and Mrs. J.H. Norwood, Mrs. Paul Morand, Mr. and Mrs. John Misum, Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Carruthers, Mrs. George Henry, Mrs. John Hodges, Mrs. James Jackson, Alex Verna, Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Klaus, Miss Kileno Curley, Mrs. George Dures and Mrs. Ted Tindell, all from Topeka. ---