Andrew Curtiss, a doctor and Civil War veteran, and his wife Harriet Louisa (née Miller) settled Big Rapids, Michigan, in the 1880s. They were both native New Yorkers who, after getting married in 1867, had migrated to the wilds of Michigan. Andrew and Harriet and buried in Highland View Cemetery in Big Rapids, as is their daughter Maud and her husband Clarence Weaver.
Andrew’s grave bears an additional stone related to his Civil War service.
Photographs courtesy Denise Hill.