You must be a cousin, as I am descended from Joseph Curtis and Rachel Starr too. They are my gr-gr-grandparents. Please contact me and we'll share information. I am in contact with John Wesley Partridge's grandson also.
I'm checking on Partridge Creek. Check out what it says about Partridge Creek & Partridge school on this web site:http://www.historicmetamora.com/Mills.htm
Lynda Duncan Miles in Mills Co., Texas