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A GENEALOGY 

of the 

Curtiss-Curtis Family 

of Stratford, Connecticut 



A Supplement to the 1903 edition 



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Compiled by 

Harlow Dunham Curtis 

Historian for the Society 



Published by the 

Curtiss-Curtis Society 

of Stratford, Connecticut 

Organized 1939 



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Copyright 1953 

Curtiss-Curtis Society 

of Stratford, Connecticut 




Lithoprinted in U.S.A. 
EDWARDS BROTHERS, INC. 

ANN ARBOR, MICHIGAN 

1953 



TABLE OF CONTENTS 

Page 

Curtis Family in England v 

Mr. Hoppin's Findings vii 

English Origin of Curtis Families xv 

Historical Sketch xvi 

Preface xvii 

A Genealogy of the Curtiss Family 1 

Addendum 416 

Who Were These Curtises? 420 

t ? to Index 429 

Corrections 430 

Index 431 



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CURTIS FAMILY IN ENGLAND 
by Miss Elizabeth Curtis 

There was little mystery about the William Curtis and his wife Sarah Eliot who came from Nazing, 
England, in the "Lion," 1632, and settled in Roxbury, Massachusetts. 

The "Widow Elizabeth" of Stratford, Connecticut, however eluded identification for 300 years. In 
Mr. Frederic Curtiss' (who adds another "S" to his name) large genealogy, he gives the parish records 
of Nazing for fifty years prior to 1630. In this book published in 1903 I saw at once the entry of a mar- 
riage of John Curtis and Elizabeth Hutchins, April 19, 1610, the baptism of a John Curtis, February 26, 
1614-15, of a William Curtis, June 26, 1618, and of Thomas Curtis, March 12, 1622. I found inCothren's' 
"Stratford Death Records" that John Curtis' was 96 on December 2, 1707 and Captain William Curtis 
was 84 December 21, 1702. Thomas Curtiss, the third of Elizabeth's sons, although mentioned in the 
Widow's will, was not identified until his own will of 1648 was discovered in 1935 in Hartford. The in- 
ventory of his estate was 1652. I have a copy. 

I thought all this pointed towards the Massachusetts and Connecticut stock having originally been the 
same, but there has been at least a two-hundred-year tradition of the widow Elizabeth's having come 
from Warwickshire, and in Orccutt's History of Fairfield County, 1845, he says on page 125 "a paper 
has come to light since the beginning of this book (1848) which has been preserved 200 years." He then 
gives the Roxbury record of "William Curtis came to this land in the year 1632. ..he brought four chil- 
dren, Thomas, Mary, John, and Philip and his eldest son, William. He (eldest son) was a hopeful 
scholar and God took him in the end of the year 1634.... Orcutt said "this is all there was except a 
description of the coat of arms, a painted copy of which had been preserved with the paper." On page 
126 he says, "both being property of the late Samuel Curtis Trubee of Fairfield." 

In Mr. Frederic Curtiss' book, on page xii, he speaks of "an emblazonment on parchment, which has 
on the reverse side, data relating to the Stratford and Roxbury members of the family written, suppos- 
edly, in the handwriting of Joseph, Town Clerk of Stratford, Conn., 1678-1728." I tried to see this re- 
puted "parchment," and finally hearing that it was owned by William Curtis Trubee of Buffalo, I asked 
him to send me a photograph. This I showed to a genealogist, Mr. Arthur S. Hoppin, who said the or- 
namentations proved it to be the work of a man named Cole, who painted coats of arms of unproved au- 
thenticity for customers to use on coaches, etc., about 1780. 

I was so anxious to find the widow Elizabeth's husband that in the summer of '31 I went to the Bir- 
mingham, Warwickshire, library to ask if there were any deeds or wills which might identify him (in 
the same way that Governor Thomas Welles family were identified through deeds deposited there and 
drawn up at Hartford on the "Comoctott River" which made over property in Warwick to nephews who 
had remained in England. Behold, there were a dozen in the name of "Elizabeth, widow of John," dated 
1635, giving her manors, etc., to her son Thomas." I thought I had found the elusive lady, but alas, the 
deeds continued, and she was living in England for many years after our progenator settled on the 
Sound. 

In 1936, after I had lugged Mr. F. H. Curtiss' book twice to England, I succeeded in showing it to 
Mr. Hoppin, who had sent me dozens of Curtis data from all parts of England. When he saw the copies 
of Nazing entries, the similarity of names and dates of these Curtises struck him as they had struck 
me, while he said that the fact of John's baptism being recorded in 1614 instead of as in Cothren's 
"Stratford Deaths" which he would not look at (he thought me an amateur who had no business to tamper 
with genealogy) 1611, a year after the marriage, was a discrepancy often found and of no importance. 
Having discovered in London a will of a William Curtis of "ye Parish of Nazing," 1585, which mentions 
his youngest son John (baptized Sept. 15, 1577). Mr. Hoppin concluded that this was the "widow's hus- 
band and that the William of Rocksbury, Massachusetts, was his nephew, the son of Thomas the eldest 
son, whose will he also found in London. 

I asked Mr. Hoppin to find the name of the John Curtis' wife to whom the coat of arms was confirmed 
in 1632. It was Gertrude Bacon, daughter of John Bacon Esq., of Bramford Suffolk. That the coat of 



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arms has a lion for crest, while the Trubee painting has a helmet; that does not matter now. Mr. 
Hoppin also discovered that the name of Captain William Curtis' second wife was Sarah Marvin 
Goodrich, not Morris as supposed. This seems to be the substance of what he had added to what was 
already collected in Mr. Curtiss' genealogy. In these - his own conclusions - he stated that the War- 
wickshire tradition is an error and indulged in much sarcasm about the use of a coat of arms by the 
Connecticut family. He had his conclusions elaborately typed and sealed by a notary public. As many 
of the founders of Stratford came from Stratford-on- Av on it was not unnatural to suppose that the 
Curtises also were from there. In regard to the spelling"bf the name, a cousin of my father, Rev. Henry 
Sherman sent him several specimens, - Curtice, Cortiss, and many of the Stratford descendents added 
an "s", but never in our direct line. 

Miss Elizabeth Curtis (in C.G. P. 179) daughter of William Edmond 8 Curtis died July 21, 1946 at her 
New York City home. She was buried on the family plot in the cemetery at Watertown, Connecticut. Her 
work in confirming the findings of Mr. Charles A. Hoppin has been invaluable. 

Note: - The various spellings of Mr. Hoppin's name in the above correspondence was no doubt due to 
haste on the part of Miss Elizabeth Curtis. 



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♦See 
footnote (i) 



♦See 



MR. HOPPIN'S VERSION OF THE ENGLISH BIRTH, THE PARENTAGE, 
AND OF THE IMMEDIATE EEN OF THE JOHN CURTIS WHO, WITH WIFE 
ELIZABETH, AND SONS JOHN CURTIS, WILLIAM CURTIS, AND THOMAS 
CURTIS CAME FROM NAZJJIG, IN THE COUNTY OF ESSEX, ENGLAND, 
TO THE COLONY OF THE MASSACHUSETTS BAY, AND FIRST BECAME 
OFFICIALLY OF RECORD IN THAT COLONY AT THE TOWN OF ROXBURY, 
IN, OR SHORTLY PRIOR TO, THE YEAR, l6}9, IN THE FOLLOWING 
WORDS: 

(Roxbury T-»M Records, Page 1): "The First day of Foverth moneth 
Ccmonly Called June 1639 this boolewas bought (by the Seaven men 
then employed in the Towne affaire) for the entrying of the Towne 
Lands and other weighty bussinesses being fully agreed upon which 
may concerne the Inhabitants of theB Towne of Rocksbury and payed 
for the booke Fower shillings." 

(Page 7): "A note of the estates and persons of the Inhabitants of 
Rocksbury" (written between June 1, 1639, and March l6itO, but without 
day of month being recorded): 

"(accres) (person & estate) 

15_-0--0 John Cortois 5 00- -00-00" 

This Johr Corteis (Curtis) is not of further positive record 
in America.* Doubtless, with his wife and three sons, he removed free 
Roxbury to Wethersfield, Connecticut, but died before he became of re- 
cord at Wethersfield. His widow, Elizabeth (Hutchins) Curtis, and the: 
three sons, John, Thomas, and William Curtis, removed from Wethersfiolc 
to Stratford, Connecticut, within the same year, 1639, or 1639-^0; the: 
was another man, Thomas Curtis, who for years did remain at Wethersfie. 
The said John Curtis, the father and emigrant, was baptised in the par: 
church of Nazing, in the county of Essex, England, as -per the register 
of baptisms of that church viz; "Baptisms John Curtis Sept. 15, 1577". H 



footnote(2) This John Curtis was a son of the William Curtis a full copy of whose 
will is here given; 

(Commissary Court of London; an original will, proved on July 9,1 
"In the name of God Amen the xth day of May in the year of oV Lord 158 1 
I Willm Curtis of y e pish of Nazing in y 6 county of Essex sick of bodi 
but of good memorie God have prays do make & ordeyn this my last Wil 
& Testmt in form following ffirst I bequeath my soule into the handes o 
All mughtie god beleving to be saved by the death of Jhesus Christe & 
yeald my body to the Earth in hope of the resurrection v*h the iust in 
the day. 

"Concerning my worldly good I geve & Bequeath the as followeth. I 
I geve to the poore of the pish of Nazing xx 8 of lawfull english mony 
be distributed unto them at the discrecon of my Executo rs . Itm I gcv 
& bequeath to Sara Curtis my daughter the sum of ton poundes of lawful 
english mony to be payd unto hero at the day of her mariadge. Itm I g 
& bequeath to Edward Curtis my soon x 11 of lawfull english mony to be 
payd unto hym at his adge of xxi 11 year. Itm I geve & bequeath to 
Gabriell my soon the sum of x 11 of lawfull english mony to be payd to 

Itm I geve & bequeath 



him in like mann r at his adge of xxi yeares. 



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to John Curtis my yongest soon xx markes of lawfull english mony to be 
payd allao to him at his adge of xxi* 1 yeares. Itm gave to my daughter 
Mary the sum of forty shillinges of lawfull engliah mony to be payd unto 
her vim two moneths next after my decoasse. Ite my will & mynde is 
that all these legasies heere before geven shalbe payd out of my moveable 
goodes w*hout the house as Come cattails grain or any such like thing 
whatsoever & I will that the overplus of the sayd moveables (these 
legasies above said being discharged) be equally devyded betweene Agnes 
my wife & Thomas Curtis my eldest son excepting out of my sayd bequest 
two of my best lambes w°h I geve to my daughter Maryee two children. 

Concerning my howsehould stuff I do whollie geve the same to 
Agnes my wife & I make & ordeyn my said wife and Thomas Curtis my son 
my Executo rs to see my will truly fullfilled my debts payd & funeralls 
discharged. And I desire my good freend goodman Bannister & my brother 
Geordg Curtis to be oversears of this my lasts will & Toetmt. 

Witnesses to this last will: John Bannister Geordg Curtis & me 
John Hopkins, Writer. 

Probatu cora Commissares nono die menss Juni J Anno Dom 1585 by 
Agnes Curtis relict and George Curtis and Thomas Curtis". 

*g ee * The above testator, William Curtis, was buried in the church- 

footnote(3) yard of the parish of Nazing, Essex, England, as per the record in the 
register of burials of that parish viz: "Burials, William Curtis 17 
May 1585. 

(The chart, hereinafter, will give the children and grandchildren 
of the above testator, William Curtis, in formal order with their re- 
cords. We will also give the will of Thomas Curtis, eldest son of the 
above testator, William Curtis. This Thomas Curtis was the father of 
the William Curtis baptized at Nazing Nov. 12, 1592, who emigrated to 
Roxbury, Massachusetts in the ship "Lion" from London June 22, 1632, 
with his family. Thus, this William Curtis was the nephew of John 
Curtis the younger eon of the above testator, William Curtis, who 
died in 1585. We now quote the records in the parish register of the 
church of Nazing, Essex, England, relating to this John Curtis, his 
wife, and their three children: 

"Baptisms. John Curtis baptized Sept. 15, 1577". His marriage 
is recorded in the marriage register of the same church viz: "Marriages: 
John Curtyce and Elizabeth Hutchina April 19, l6l0". Their three 
children are recorded in the register of baptism of the same church 

*See viz: "Baptisms John Curtis Feb. 26, l6lV * "William Curtis, Jvjuj 21, 

footnote(U) 16I0". "Thomas Curtis, March 12, 1619 (-20)". 

(Commissary Court of London: I603-- 1607, Number 20-1^2) 
The will of Thomas Curtis: 

"Thomas Curtis cu coddicillo. In the name of god Amen I 
Thomas Curtis of nazing in the countie of Essex Yeoman being sick in 
bodie hole in mind and of pfecte remembrance thanks be the ffather of 
our Lord Jesus Christe this 13 th of December An° Dni 16C4 doe make 
and ordeine this my laste Will and Testamante in mann r and forme 
followinge viz ffyrst and princepally IComenomy Sowle to god who gave 
mee it in assurance of the eternall peace of it throughe fayth in Christe 
my saviour and my bodye to be buried at the discrecon of my Executrixe. 

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Itm I give unto my Daughter Martha one father bode. Item I give unto 
my Daughter Mary one other f feather bede. Item I give unto my Daughter 
Elizabeth the oubboard in the old parlor. Item I give my table in the 
old parlor to my Sonne and all that was my first wyves and my Lynnen 
to be equally devided amongst ay iij Daughters. Item I give unto Mary 
ny wyfe my house and lande with all apptinances for xij yeares after 
ny decease uppon Condicon that at the ende of six yeares shee doe paye 
or cause to bee payde unto every of my sayd daughters fortie pounds in 
mann r and forme followinge viz*., I will that shee doe paye unto Martha 
my Daughter forty pounds with in the Compaaee of the seaventh and eight 
yeare after my decease. Item I give unto Mary my Daughter forty pounds 
to bee payd unto her in the IX th and x™ yeares nexte after my decease. 
Item I give to Elizabeth my Daughter forty pounds to bee payd unto her 
in the xi™ and xij th yeare after my decease. Item my Will and meanning 
is that if my vife doe not pay the three porcons before menconed ac- 
cordinge to this my Will that when my three Daughtors shall have my 
howse and land for the last six yeares to rayse them ther Bayd porcons. 
Item I do give unto my some my howse and land after the ende of xij 
yereeuioon condicon that he doo paye unto my wife yearely viij pounds 
duringe her naturall life and if he refuse to pay the sayd eight pounds 
that then shee shall have halfe my house and land. Item all the rest 
of my goods moveable and urmoveable what soever ungiven and bequeathe 
I give unto my wifo whome I mate my sole Executrixe of this my will* 
In witness whereof I have setto my hand the day and yeare above written 
in the presence of us. 

Richard ff Irian, John Goore, John Grave, John Reads 

By me Thomas Curtis. 

Coddicillum Thome Curtis. Whereas Martha, Mary and Elizabeth 
should have forty pounds a peece,It is now my Will that it should be 
payd at the entranc of the three two years if the Mother dye after shee 
hath payd this monney if shee Dye before the two yoares bee expired 
and then it shall be payd bacto and if it bee but one quarter and like- 
wise the other two shall paye bacto like unto the other ^ater they 
£5 paye enters of this lande Itye busheyleys by \ e ^ nde ^.^ m th 
thattoe^aonney should bee payd bacto to if it be not payd according. 

Thomas Curtis 

Probatum fuit hmoi testaaentu cu Codicillo subscript oora .mro 
Thoma Rydley legu Dcore Comlss &c ultimo die aeneie Januai J I An Dni 
stilo Anglie 1605 luram to Marie relce et ex CB in teeto noiat Cui &c 
de bne &c Jur &c salvo mre &c". 

The eon mentioned in this will was William Curtis, vho van 
baptised at Nazing, as per the church register viz: Baptiaac, ^"-^ 
S^ Nov. 1271592". This William Curtis is the emigrant to Roxbury, 
MafsachuseUe .^children and prandchildren of "- J™' 
Thomas Curtis, appear in the chart hore following with all thear re- 
corts ^is WilSam Curtis, as before said, sailed from London June 2,, 
16^ in the ahip "Lion", arriving at Boston, Massachusetts, on Sunday, 
Sept 16 1652^ hie uncle, John Curtis, did not emigrate from Nazing, 
lssex,1ngland, until after ihe year l6 57 . ^^^"X "d 
Curtis,^fNazing, vho married at Nazing 6 Aug. l6l8, Sarah Eliot and 



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died at Roxbury 8 Dec. 1672, while hie wife Sarah (Eliot) Curtis, 
died at Roxbury, 20 March 1672-3. 

JOHN CURTIS AMD WIFE ELIZABETH (HUTCHINS) CURTIS, THE EMIGRANTS: 

This John Curtis, baptised, as aforesaid at Razing Sept. 15, 
1577, and who married there, as aforesaid, Elizabeth Hutchine, an 
April 19, 1610, has been supposed, by F. H. Curties, in his Curtias 
Genealogy, to have sailed from London for America Aug. 10, 1635, In 
the ship "Safety", or that his son John sailed therein. We find the 
first idea impossible because in the passenger list of the ship 
♦See "Safety",* which sailed from London on that date, with sane emigrants 
footnote (5) later of New England, the John Curtis who sailed in it, was of the 

exact age of the John Curtis, the son of John and Elizabeth (Hut chins) 
Curtis, for this John Jr., gave his age at the Embarkation Office, 
London, as 21 and unmarried; hence, born in l6lh. John, Sr., hie 
father and later emigrant, is proved not to have left Hazing for New 
England until after he became of record as taxed at Hazing in the year 
1637. The proof thereof is in State Papers, volume 16, number 358* 
page k, this record being the assessment levied upon well-to-do in- 
habitants of Nazing (and of all other towns in Essex) in the year 1637; 
this assessment being known as the tax called Ship Money. In this 
tax roll, now preserved at the Public Record Office, in London, the 
list of taxes for the parish of Nazing gives the name of the said 
John Curtis, who in that year 1637, was assessed in the sum of six 
shillings. Also assessed at the same time and place was his brother, 
Gabriell Curtis, assessed two shillings; also assessed at the same 
time and place was the said John Curtis' s first cousin, George Curtis, 
assessed three shillings; also assessed was John Hutchin 12 shillings, 
and Thomas Hutchin. John Curtis, his wife Elizabeth, and their two 
younger sons, William and Thomas, undoubtedly left Nazing for New 
England between 1637 and 1639. The vessel in which they sailed is un- 
known; but they had arrived at Roxbury, Massachusetts (where the said 
John Curtis' s eldest son, John Jr., had gone in 1635, and nephew, 
William Curtis, had gone in 1632), long enough before the first day 
of June 1639, to have been allotted 15 acres of land by the first day 
of June, 1639; but he did not remain upon that land but a very short 
time,' -not long enough to be even charged with any tax upon it or with 
having made any payment for it. Undoubtedly, he and his family left 
Roxbury either in the fall of 1639 or, at the very latest, in the 
winter of that year, for Wethersfleld, Connecticut. 

Four months after the said John Curtis 's nephew, William 
Curtis, had emigrated to New England, in 1632, the said John Curtis 
became further of record at Nazing viz: "Court Roll of the Manor of 
Nazing, Oct., 16, 1632, William Searle and Elizabeth his wife surrender- 
ed land into the hand of the lord of the Manor of Nazing, by the Rod, 
according to the custom of the said Manor by the hands of John Curtys 
and Richard Campe, customary tenants." This record "»qpfl that Searle 
gave up the occupancy of the property and that John Curtis and Richard 
Campe, so notified the lord of the manor *nfl thereby had the privilege 
of obtaining the said land if they wanted it, but John Curtis did not 
take it. 



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We conclude this aforegiven account, introductory to the present- 
ation of a formal chart of the Curtis family of Nazing in Essex, with three 
quotations: 

1. (The History of Ancient Wethersfield, Connecticut, by H.R. Stiles, A.M., 

M.D., Vol. 1 page 263): 

"John Curtis had a home lot before 16U0, East Bide of High Street, 
opposite the Common and North of the house-lot of Robert Bates. He 
married Elizabeth (daughter of John, eldest son of Governor Thomas Wells). 
He was born l6ll and died 1T0T, ae. 96." Also, on page 50 of volume 1, 
John Curtis is named in a list of "additional settlers" who came to 
Wethersfield by l6^0. This record indicates that this John Curtis' s 
father had died before any land had been granted at Wethersfield to him, 
and that his son John Jr. received this home-lot, doubtless in the year 
1639. The age "96 1 " given by Stiles, is quoted from Cothren's History, 
and "iSll" was had by deducting the supposed 96 from 1707. 

2. (Benjamin Trumbull's History of Connecticut 1789, as to Stratford states: 

"Mr. John and William Curtiss and Mr. Joseph Hawley were from Roxbury. 
These were the first principal gentlemen in the town and church of 
Stratford". This record means that Mr. John Curtis was the son of the 
then probably-deceased John Curtis, his father, and that William Curtis, 
the other son, with their mother, the widow Elizabeth (Hutchins) Curtis, 
came with the eldest son, the said John Curtis, to Stratford, certainly 
not later than in March, 1639 (to)), which date would now be l6k0, as also 
with them, caao her youngest son, Thomas Curtis, who married Mary, and 
died near to December 1, l6kQ, leaving said wife and daughter Mary. 

3. (Orcutt's History of Stratford, volume 2, part 2, page 1182, states: 

"John, son of Widow Elizabeth Curtis, came to Stratford among the 
first settlers with his mother and brother William. He was born in 
England and died December 2, 1707, age 9V 1 .* This age corresponds exactly 
with the record at Nazing, England, of the baptism of thiB same John 
Curtis on February, 26,l6ll+. This John Curtis therefore died in his 
9^th year, and not aged 96, as some writers have slightly exaggerated. 
His brother, William Curtis, died December 21, 1702, aged 8k years and 
6 months. 



XI 



Footnotes; 

(Thee© notes are a discussion between Miss saizabeth Curtis and Mr. 
C. Arthur Hoppin. 

1. Wethersfield record "John Curtis removed to Cupheag" and John Curtis 
taxed 16W —B.C. 

Please note: that the reference in Wethersfield to "John Curtis removed 
to Cupheag" is understood, by me, to refer to John Curtis Jr., the 
eldest son & heir to John Sr.; and there is no indication that John Sr. 
ever saw Cupheag. — C.A.Hoppin. 

2. This John Curtis was a son (Miss Curtis says ). No proof unless his 
age is known; there were Johns and Elizabeths all over England. 

John Curtis Sr. was dead at Wethersfield in 1639. The complete 
Boxbury Death Re cords indicate that he left Boxbury alive; he cannot 
be found after Wothorsfiold l6$9-UO C.A.H. 

There were no other John & wife Elizabeth who had the same three sons 
whose ages in America correspond with the recorded ages in Nazing of 
the said sons, and all five of them had left Nazing and do appear in 
America by 1639 C.A.H. 

3. From Mr. Frederick Curtiss' book — E. Curtis 

No! They were obtained in England by me and also both wills neither 
of which F. C. ever saw. C.A.H. 

A photostatic fac-eimlle of this will was supplied by me to Miss 
Elizabeth Curtis in 1935 C.A.H. 

k. Where did Mr. Hoppin get that?- Elizabeth Curtis 

I obtained this will from the Ccnmissary Court of London. --C.A.H. 

According to his age in "Stratford Deaths" he was born in 1611.--E.C. 

The English record is of baptism which occured some time aftor the 
birth; also the supposed age at this death is, as often in the case 
with the very aged, slightly exaggerated. —C.A.H. 

5» Mr. Hoppin said he would get passenger lists. — E.C. 

The record of the sailing for America on Aug. 10, 1635, of John Curtis, 
aged 21 years, and then unmarried, is given in Hatley's Lists of 
Embarkations from the Port of London, 1635. — C.A.H. 



Xll 



BOTES OK CHART: 



a) John Curtis age under dispute 96 or 94. Note by Miss Curtis 
says born l6ll. 

Answer by Charles H. Hoppln; (This too early date l6ll, Is 
hearsay at time of death). 



b) Miss Curtis writes : (As his first wife's belongings were 
left to William I would say he was child of 1st wife). 
Mr. Charles H. Hoppln answers: (This Idea Is impossible 
because this William was baptised in 1592 and the first 
wife was living on November 23> 159^> and the second wife 
was not married until July 3> 1596). 

c) Miss Curtis asks: (where did Mr. Hoppln get these?) 

Mr. Hoppln answers: (I answer: I obtained these names and 
dates t\iom tho parish records of Nazing and Waltham Holy 
Cross, Essex, Ergland). 

d) Miss Curtis says: (Anyone can do that, but there is no actual 
proof ) . 

Mr. Hoppln says: (I, the within named, Charles Arthur Hoppln 
maintain that the mere fact of the names John and Elizabeth, 
as parents of the three known sans, John, William, and Thomas, 
and the corresponding agreement of American records of the 
names and ages of the said sons, with their baptismal records 
at Nazing, England, *n $ the 1635 embarkation record of the 
son, John's agreement with the Nazing John's baptism, and 
the recorded presence of all five persons in New England, 
promptly following the complete disappearance of them all 
in tho records of Essex, England, constitute , in themselves, 
and without mentioning other evidences of a significant 
character confirmatory thereto, sufficient warrant for my 
affidavit, as above, which affidavit, in its entirety I here- 
by reaffirm this 26th day of December 1935. 

Charles Arthur Hoppln). 



a) Refers to - John Curtis' age. 

b) " " - Whether William was child of first or second wife. 

c) " " - Children of George and Margaret Wells Curtis. 

d) " " - Affidavit . 



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6. Mr. Hoppin should verify the Curties' dates, they were all wrong 
In my imaediate family. — Elizabeth Curtis. 

I hold that this has no bearing upon English records that I found.-CA.3- 

96 in Stratford records by Cothren. 

Cothren never knew the Nazing records of baptism, and had only hearsay 
to rely on, and while I hold that 96 was a slight exaggeration, such 
as is comnonly found among the very aged, I do believe it probable that 
this son John was some months old when baptized. — C.A.H. 



XIV 



ENGLISH ORIGIN OF CURTIS FAMILIES 

Curtis as a surname has its derivation from the word courteous, meaning having courtly manners, or 
elegance of manners. From "Surnames of the United Kingdom," by Henry Harrison, published in London, 
is quoted: "Anglo-French, Courteous; Old-French, Curteis and Corteis; French, Courtois; MiH-.e Eng- 
lish (12th to the 15th centuries) Curteys and Curteis." Mr. M. A. Lower, in his "Patronymica Britan- 
nica," states that Curteis and Curtois are Norman French. 

Courteous first became a surname in England after William, Duke of Normandy, won the Battle of 
Hastings in 1066, and became known as William the Conqueror. Robert, Duke of Normandy, eldest son 
of the Conqueror, was accustomed to calling himself courteous, alluding to his own personal courtesy. 
Thus the word courteous was eventually assumed as his surname. 

The "Cre de Guerre" (war cry) appears on the Bayeux Tapestry as Qui fit Francois, fit Courtois. 
"He who is a Frenchman is always polite." His tomb at Gloucester, England, bears the inscription 
"Robert Curteis." 

Curtis as a family name in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries occurs as Curtys, Curteys, Corteys, 
Curthays, Curtheys, and Curteis in many counties in England, as recorded in "Rotuli Hundredorum" 
(The Rolls of the Hundreds) which contain lists of all taxable persons in every county in England. These 
rolls were made by order of King Edward I, in the year 1272. Among the entries are William le Curteis, 
Walter Curteys, Richard le Corteys, and numerous persons named Curteys and Corteys in many parts of 
England. 

Mr. William Berry, in his "Encyclopaedia Heraldica," mentions the names Courtois, Courtoys, Cor- 
tess, Cortesy, Cortessey, Corteysee, Cortoyse and Cortouse. 

In the "Rolls of the Hundreds," vol. 1, page 160, appears the name Osebtus le Curteys, a tenant in 
Nasyng (Nazing) in the Hundred of Wautham (Waltham), County Essex, Osebtus le Curteys appears in 
Latin text; in English translations the name is Osbert le Curteys. 

The earliest record of the name Curteis is found in "Rotuli Curiae Regis," by Sir Francis Palgrave, 
K.H. These volumes contain the Rolls and Records of the King's Court in the years 1194-1199. The 
entries are Willielmus le Curteis, Co. Norfolk, Gilebertus Curteis (filius), Canterbury; Adam Curteis, 
Hunted; Rogerus Curteis, Canterbury; and Rogerus Curteis, Co. Kent. 

The Court Records are adequate evidence of two generations of the family of Curteis having resided 
in County Kent prior to the entry on the "Rolls of the Hundreds" of the name Osbert le Curteis in County 
Essex in 1272. 

The Great Britain Public Record Office in London has this record: "List of tax-payers under the 
twentieth of Edward EH, A.D. 1327, Thom' Curteys, Colchester Borough, County of Essex. Hence it is 
confirmed that the family of Curteys was in County Essex in the fourteenth century. 

The records seem to indicate that the Curtis emigrants from Nazing, who settled in Roxbury, Mass., 
and Stratford, Conn., were descended from the family of Curteys found recorded in Nazing in the year 
1272. The parish registers do not begin early enough to make it possible to trace the lineage from the 
thirteenth century. 

The Heralds' Visitations of the County of Essex do not include a pedigree of a Curteys family. These 
Visitations taken in the years 1552, 1558, 1570, 1612 and 1634 show no record of a family of that name. 
The Heralds' Visitations registered only the Landed Gentry. It therefore, appears that the Essex fami- 
lies of Curteys or Curtis were not of the gentry. And Burke's "Landed Gentry" contains no pedigree 
of a family of this name in County Essex. 

So far as evidence can be obtained no family of Curtis orCurtiss in County Essex has been granted a 
coat of arms. Neither have they ever been authorized to use the name of Curtis or Curteis families of 
Warwickshire and Kent, since these families have no known kinship with the families of County Essex. 

Pedigrees of the Curteis family of Kent appear in Sir Bernard Burke's "Landed Gentry," William 
Berry's "Pedigrees of Families of County Kent," and in "Heralds' Visitations of the County of Kent," 
taken in the year 1619. 

Eminent British authors have produced no evidence of kinship of the families of Curteys, Curtiss, or 
Curtis of Nazing, County Essex, to those of Warwickshire and Kent. 

Contributed by Mrs. Sophia M. Hoyt of 121 St. Stephen St., Boston 
15, Mass. in March 1952, a professional genealogist and a direct de- 
scendant of the original Stratford Conn. Curtiss family. 

xv 



HISTORICAL SKETCH 

In 1903 Mr. Frederick Haines Curtiss of Boston, Mass., compiled and published there- -Rockwell and 
Churchill Press— "A Genealogy of the Curtiss Family, being a record of the Descendants of Widow 
Elizabeth Curtiss who settled in Stratford, Conn., 1639-49." After fifty years this book still is the only 
Curtiss genealogy in print of size comparable to many other genealogies. Although in the introduction 
(pages xxv-xxxi) there are listed some sixteen Curtiss families who settled in New England before 1700, 
no book of any size dealing with these has ever been published. 

Prior to 1939 two Curtiss Family Associations had been formed, both of the lineage of the Widow 
Elizabeth Curtiss, namely, the Orrin Curtiss Association, of Cheshire, Conn., and the Rev. Jeremiah 
Curtiss Association, of Plantsville, Conn. In 1939, in connection with the Tercentenary Celebration of 
the Town of Stratford, Conn., reunions were held by several families descended from the original set- 
tlers, and a meeting of the Curtiss family was arranged for September 9th. It was there voted that the 
presidents of these two Associations be empowered to appoint a committee to organize a national Curtiss 
society and to further the genealogical work of the family. This was done, and, at the second meeting, 
held at Sterling community House in Stratford on September 13, 1941 the National Society of Descendants 
of John and Elizabeth Curtiss was formed. Mr. Elliott P. Curtiss of Nichols, Conn, was elected the first 
president, and the other officers were: Vice-President, Mr. Clarence W. Parker, of Meriden, Conn.; 
Secretary, Mr. Edward C. Gumprecht, of Cheshire, Conn.; and Treasurer, Mr. Walter S. Curtis of 
Stratford, Conn. 

The second World War delayed progress for a time, and it was not until May 22, 1948 that a third 
meeting was held at the Methodist Church in Nichols, Conn. At that meeting all officers were reelected 
with the exception of Mr. Walter S. Curtis, who had died, and his son, Mr. Stanley L. Curtis, of Fair- 
field, Conn., was elected in his place as Treasurer. Miss Vera Tracy of West Hartford was appointed 
Librarian, and she and Mr. Harlow D. Curtis of Manlius, N.Y. were appointed as a Genealogical Com- 
mittee. To this Committee Mr. Frederick Haines Curtiss generously submitted the large mass of 
Curtiss records, accumulated by him since 1903, for analysis and transcription by Mr. Harlow D. Curtis 
and later for proper storage by the Librarian. 

At the fourth annual meeting, held in Stratford, September 10, 1949, Mr. Harlow D. Curtis was elected 
as Historian and Mr. Frederick Haines Curtiss as Honorary Historian. Mr. Harlow D. Curtis reported 
that he had completed the transcription of the accumulated records, in which process he had come to see, 
more and more clearly, the need for collecting records of all the more than twenty Curtiss lineages. He 
further indicated that it would require two or three years to identify and classify these transcribed rec- 
ords and make them available for publication. The Society then voted to set up a publication fund for the 
purpose of bringing out, as soon as possible, a supplement to the old Curtiss book of 1903 without going 
to the expense of search. The omission of search is sure to result in many errors that will have to be 
corrected in succeeding supplements, but it will permit the Historian to publish in a comparatively short 
time a vast mass of Curtiss data that will surely bring to light new material from sources now unsus- 
pected. To this end the Society voted to open its reunion to Curtisses of any lineage. 

October 1, 1950 



xvi 



PREFACE 

After the Genealogy of The Curtiss Family of Stratford, Connecticut was compiled and published 
fifty years ago by Frederic Haines Curtiss many Curtiss descendants from all over the country sent in 
additional records, so many of them that it took over four years to identify them and place them prop- 
erly in this new book. Since a similar result will no doubt occur after the publication of this book, the 
present compiler requests that all letters be sent, not to him, but to The Curtiss Society of Stratford, 
Connecticut mentioned in the Historical Sketch preceding this preface. The postmaster at Stratford 
will know to whom to forward such letters. 

The present compiler hopes that these letters will contain more occupational and local data so that 
when the next supplement is published, perhaps in 1963, the record may be more complete. The present 
compiler found many old letters that lacked the name of the place of origin and envelopes without post- 
marks. Sometimes whole pages of the record had been lost, pages that presumably bore the name of 
the writer; yet even in such cases it was often possible to identify him. Many of these records coming 
from outside of New England were Bible records that never can be verified by town records as, in 
those early days, the States west of New England had no town records. Indeed even in Vermont and 
New Hampshire very early Bible records cannot be verified by any town records for the same reason. 
The present compiler found many probate records indexed at the various county seats, but the docu- 
ments themselves were missing; stolen perhaps or lost by careless searchers. Especially is this true 
of probate records made during and after the Civil War which had old revenue stamps affixed and had 
thus become too great a temptation to stamp collectors. The present compiler has also included cem- 
etery records that never can be verified because they came from cemeteries long since abandoned 
and forgotten. 

The new book will contain records received from other searchers. Among these the most deserving 
of praise are George Munson Curtiss of Meriden, Conn, and Frederic Peet of Stratford, both deceased. 
These records and others like them could have been verified by going to the original sources. However, 
the Curtiss Society decided not to do any original search because of the vast mass of new records re- 
ceived since 1903. This decision was made on the advice of Mr. Donald L. Jacobus, of New Haven, 
Conn, one of our foremost professional genealogists, who informed the Society that if any such original 
search was to be made, the publication of the new book would be delayed from five to ten years. Con- 
sequently, this new book will inevitably contain many errors, but the Society hopes these will be cor- 
rected by those who are in possession of the facts. It will be noted that several serious errors in the 
old book have been corrected in the new one. It will also be noted that the new book omits most of the 
record of the earlier generations. For these earlier records the reader will consult the old Curtiss 
book on the shelves of most large libraries. The page in the old book is usually indicated in the new. 
Since the old book was published the famous Barbour Index has been placed in the State Library at 
Hartford, Conn. This Index has been consulted in the preparation of the new book and many records 
have been verified in this way. However, this Barbour Index itself contains a serious error. The fam- 
ily of Abner 5 (Joseph 4 , Thomas 3 , John 2 , Widow Elizabeth 1 ) has been given to Abner's 5 brother Peter 6 . 

It should be noted that Mr. Chas. A. Hoppin found the name of this lineage in England spelled 
"Curtis." Also it should be noted that the amanuensis who wrote the will of the widow Elizabeth Curtiss 
doubled everything from "sonns," "lotts," "cowws" to Curtiss at the end. Whether the widow Elizabeth 
followed his example in signing her will, this compiler knoweth "nott." The old Curtiss Book shows 
that the will of the widow's grandson Thomas is signed "Thomas Curtis," but this compiler's grand- 
father a direct descendant of Thomas, signed his name "Curtiss" while his son, the compiler's father 
wrote "Curtis" and he always said that it saved time. The widow's grandsons Joseph and Benjamin 
used the spelling "Curtiss" and this spelling is very persistent with the descendants of Benjamin who 
was a pioneer of Huntington, Conn. The will of the widow's son William is signed "Curtiss" but many 
descendants of William used "Curtis." The Roxbury Curtis lineage- -related to the Stratford Curtis 
lineage used "Curtis." 

Harlow D. Curtis, 
November 24, 1952 Manlius, N.Y. 

xvii 



"A GENEALOGY of the CURTISS FAMILY" 

--by Frederic Haines Curtiss published in 1903 and hereafter referred to as "C.G." is "incomplete" as 
the author says in his "Preface" on P. V, and so, too, will this "Supplement" be, but as the author said 
in his "Preface" the new edition will contain corrections and much additional material. By far the most 
important of these are the findings of the late professional genealogist, Mr. Charles A. Hoppin in 1935 
in England given in detail in his exact words and verified by the late Miss Elizabeth Curtis of New York 
City and Watertown, Conn., seventh child of Chief Justice William Edmund Curtis (C.G. No. 712). The 
correspondence between her and Mr. Hoppin is also given in detail following his findings. These find- 
ings take the word "probable" out of the heading on P. VH of C.G. and establish the fact that the hus- 
band of the widow Elizabeth was the uncle of William 1 Curtis of Roxbury and not his brother as the 
author of C.G. supposed. Owners of C.G. can make corrections from Mr. Hoppin's findings, but correc- 
tions of errors in the section beginning on P. XXV of C.G. will have to be made here. 

Ebenezer 2 son of Francis 1 Curtis of Plymouth, Mass., m. 1st Mary, dau. of Helkiah Tinkham not 
Hezekiah Pinkham as in C.G. P. XXV. 

On P. XXVI C.G. John 2 son of Henry 1 and Mary (Guy) Curtis died unmarried. The John who m. 
Mary Looke or Luke not Locke, was son of Zaccheus 1 C urtis of Salem, Mass. 

On P. XXVI C.G. Henry 1 Curtis of Boston and wife Jane had no dau. Jane of record. They had a 
son Henry 2 and a dau. Mary who m. William Champnois (Champney) and probably a son Samuel whose 
widow Elizabeth and her children are in the records of Beverly and Marblehead, Mass. 

On. P. XXVH there is new data on the Scituate Curtis family. Thomas Curtis died and was buried 
Dec. 11, 1631 at Ashe-juxta-Sandwich, Kent, England, leaving widow Richardene and sons Thomas, 
John, Richard and William and dau. Elizabeth wife of Richard Banks. (She m. 2nd William Blackmore 
and 3rd Jacob Bumpas.) The widow Richardene m. 2nd May 25, 1632 Thomas Chambers and removed 
to Scituate, Mass. with the five Curtis children. 

On P. XXVH Richard 1 Curtice of Salem, Mass. m. Sarah, dau. of David Carwithey. Their son 
Richard 2 m. FlatfcirshTX.I. 1678 Catherine Balliou b. 1654, Leyden, Holland, dau. of Pierre Balliou and 
his first wife Francoise DuBois, dau. of Christian DuBois. Francoise was sister of Louis DuBois, the 
Hugenot, founder of New Paltz, N.Y. Samuel 2 b. 1651 was with his brother Richard 2 in 1676 on Staten 
Island. He probably returned to New England as Rhode Island has several early Curtice records that 
have not been identified; one, Christopher Curtice who m. Aug. 27, 1724 Sarah Winterton and had a son 
Samuel b. 1727 who m. Mar. 19, 1746 Annie Case and had Samuel b. Aug. 14, 1747 and Sarah b. Feb. 
25, 1752. Caleb 2 b. 1646 m. at Southold, L.I. Elizabeth, dau. of Thomas and Abigail Rider, but Abigail 
was not born Terry as C.G. says. 

On P. XXVHI Richard 1 Curtis of Dorchester m. 2nd Sarah, dau. of Abraham Howe of Roxbury; and 
widow of John Strange. Their son Joseph 2 b. 1661 was apprenticed to Isaac Howe of Roxbury. Joseph 2 
m. Mary Ellin or Allen. He was lost in the 1690 Canadian Expedition. 

On P. XXVHI Dr. Thomas 1 Curtis was a physician. He m. Elizabeth, sister of William Salmon of 
Southold, L.I. His son Isaac 2 is probably that Isaac Curtis who d. 1725 Stonington, Conn. The Isaac 
Curtis of Wallingford was son of Richard 1 Curtis of Dorchester, Mass. 

On P. XXIX William Curtis of Salem m. Alice dau. of Daniel Rumble. 

A recently discovered emigrant from London, England to Portsmouth, N.H., was John 1 Curtis, son 
of Charles Curtis, b. in London, in Shadwell, Dec. 6, 1683. He m. 1712 in Portsmouth, Sarah, dau. of 
Philip Welsh. Their son John 2 b. 1714 m. Mary, dau. of Joseph Freethy. Their son Samuel 2 b. 1718 
was the pioneer of Wells, Maine. 



V 



< C.G 



C.G. 



The author of C.G. in his "Preface" on P. V pays tribute to George Munson Curtiss of Meriden. -™ 
present historian has examined the letters written by the late George Munson Curtiss, some dating \ 
to 1894, and has found vital records copied by him from original sources that point to unidentified fi- 
bers of the Stratford Curtiss family. At Wallingford he found these records: 

"Joseph Curtiss of Stratford m. June 1, 1712 Sarah Chauncey. He died Wallingford Jan. 11, 1713. 
On Aug. 20, 1713 his widow deeds land there." 

"John Curtiss m. Dec. 12, 1710 Abigail Johnson." 

"Eunice Curtiss m. Robert Walker Aug. 24, 1726." 

"Sarah Curtiss b. May 24, 1679 to Benjamin and Sarah Curtiss of Stratford." 

If the original records have been transcribed correctly, a conjecture may be tenable that Benjamin 3 
Curtiss b. Sept. 30, 1652 (P. 9 in C.G.) may have married this Sarah before he married Esther Judson 
Mar. 23, 1680/1. Whether this would account for the other unidentified Curtisses above is decidedly 
questionable. 

Another puzzle is the fact that in 1727 Patience Curtiss of Stratford chose Joseph Curtis as her . 

guardian. A-"-""" c^~^2 FZ *~ ' J $' 

The History of Stratford as well as C.G. P. 2 states that John 2 Curtiss m. Elizabeth Welles. This 
has been proved not true. His wife's surname is not known to date. The error was caused by a land 
record in which John Wells called John Curtiss "uncle." This John Wells was, as far as known, not 
related to Governor Thomas Welles; he was John 2 son of the widow Frances Wells and he married 
Sarah, first child of William 2 Curtiss. John 2 Curtiss, then, was his uncle by marriage. 

C.G. P. 2 has William 2 Curtiss m. 2nd Sarah, dau. of Matthew Morris, but William 2 m. 2nd Sarah b. 
Marvin, and widow of Wm. Goodrich. 

C.G. P. 2 Thomas 2 Curtiss. His name, so C.G. says, does not appear on the records of Stratford, 

Conn. This was true in 1903, but since then the oldest probate record of Stratford has been dis- 
covered and it turns out to be the inventory of this Thomas Curtiss taken Sept. 1, 1648. At the 
bottom of the document under date of Mar. 8, 1652 is written, "Mary Bishop, wife of James 
Bishop, makes oath that this is a true inventory of Thomas Curtiss, her former husband." She d. 
Nov. 26, 1664, and James Bishop m. 2nd 1665 Elizabeth Tompkins, who d. Oct. 25, 1703. He d. 
June 21, 1691. Thomas 2 Curtiss had by wife Mary - a daughter Mary 3 Curtiss probably born 
about 1647. She m. Oct. 21, 1669 Samuel Coley, Jr., b. Milford, Conn. Feb. 1646, son of Samuel 
and Ann (Prudden) Coley. They had: 

Jan. 2, 1695 

Jan. 2, 1695 

Jan. 14, 1685 

Dec. 5, 1703 

Mar. 19, 1706 
These children probably born several years before their baptism. 

C.G. P. 2 John 3 Curtiss's wife Hannah, widow of Abraham Kimberly, died in 1701 leaving three Kimberly 
children. John 3 Curtiss's will Sept. 11, 1704 reveals a second wife, also named Hannah. In this 
will he made a bequest to John 4 Curtiss, son of his brother Benjamin 3 Curtiss. 

P. 2 Joseph 3 Curtiss m. Bethia b. Aug. 18, 1658, dau. of Richard and Elizabeth (Hawley) Booth. 
He d. 1742. She d. Aug. 2, 1699. 

P. 3 Benjamin 3 Curtiss m. 1st Esther b. Aug. 20, 1660 dau. of Joseph and Sarah (Porter) Judson, 
she d. Aug. 27, 1713. He m. 2nd Bathsheba dau. of Henry Tomlinson and widow of Ephraim Stiles. 
She d. Feb. 9, 1735, she was b. Jan. 3, 1661, he d. 1733. 

P. 3 Hannah 3 Curtiss m. Benjamin Lewis probably son of Edmund 1 and Mary Lewis of Lynn, Mass. 

Hannah d. Wallingford Oct. 21, 1728. Children: 

b. Sept. 30, 1672 

b. Nov. 9, 1674 m. Samuel Fairchild 

b.c. 1677 m. Hannah Judson 

b.c. 1679 m. Hannah Beach 



1 


Daniel 


Coley 


bp. 


2 


Esther 


Coley 


bp. 


3 


Mary 


Coley 


bp. 


4 


Samuel 


Coley 


bp. 


5 


John 


Coley 


bp. 



C.G. 



1 
2 

3 

4 



John Lewis 
Mary Lewis 
James Lewis 
Edmund Lewis 



5 


Joseph Lewis 


b.c. 


1682 


m. 


Phebe Judson 


6 


Hannah Lewis 


b.c. 


1684 


m. 


Joseph Jones 


V 


Martha Lewis 


b.c. 


1691 


m. 


James Judson 


8 


Abigail Lewis 


b.c. 


1694 


m. 


Samuel Prindle 


9 


Benjamin Lewis 


b.c. 


1696 


m. 


Sarah Deforest 





Eunice Lewis 


b.c. 


1698 


m. 


Judson Burton 



P. 5 Israel 3 b. Apr. 3, 1644 (John 2 Widow 1 ) m.c. 1665 Rebecca Beardsley dau. of the emigrant 
William 1 and Mary Beardsley, she b.c. 1645. She m. 2nd after 1704 when Israel 3 died, James 
Beebe. 

This appears evident from the following land record dated Mar. 31, 1719, Danbury, Conn., in 
which Israel 4 Curtiss conveys to William 3 , Daniel 3 and John 3 Beardsley, sons of Samuel 2 
Beardsley deceased.land set off "to my mother, Rebecca, wife of James Beebe" from the estate 
of her brother John 2 Beardsley and also to her sister Ruth, wife of Smith. The chil- 
dren of William 1 Beardsley after Joseph 2 b. 1635, are not of record anywhere and this record 
adds two more, Rebecca and Ruth, to the four more known children, Samuel 2 , Sarah 2 , Hannah 2 
and Daniel 2 . Note that Rebecca 2 named two daughters Ruth after her sister and both died in in- 
fancy in Woodbury. 

P. 5 Sarah 3 Curtiss dau. of William m.c. 1658 John 2 Wells son of the widow Frances Wells. He d. 
Stratford Conn., Oct. 18, 1692. They lived in Hatfield, Mass. where John 3 Wells was b. Sept. 
15, 1670. 

P. 5 Elizabeth 3 Curtiss m. 1st Moss of New Haven; m. 2nd John Rose. 

P. 6 Hannah 4 dau. of Israel 3 m. Thomas Minor son of John and Elizabeth (Booth) Minor. 

P. 6 Rebecca 4 sister of Hannah 4 m. Ephraim, brother of Thomas Minor. A sister, Sarah Minor, 
m. Stephen 4 brother of Rebecca 4 and Hannah 4 . 

P. 8 Elizabeth 4 dau. of Thomas 3 m. May 11, 1699 Nathaniel Hall b. Feb. 8, 1677 son of John and 
Mary (Parker) Hall. Elizabeth d. Sept. 30, 1735 and he m. 2nd Sept. 15, 1736 Lydia dau. of 
Thomas Hotchkiss and widow of Ebenezer Johnson, of Cheshire, Conn. 
Nathaniel Hall d. Aug. 16, 1757. He had by Elizabeth 4 Curtiss: 



1 Amos Hall 


b. Jan. 24, 1700 


m. 


Ruth Royce 


2 Margaretta Hall 


b. Dec. 21, 1701 


d. 


Oct. 30, 1707 


3 Caleb Hall 


b. Jan. 5, 1703 


m. 


Esther Umberfield 


4 Moses Hall 


b. June 6, 1706 






5 Mary Hall 


b. Oct. 30, 1707 






6 Nathaniel Hall 


b. Apr. 17, 1711 






7 James Hall 


b. Apr. 23, 1713 






8 Elizabeth Hall 


b. Sept. 22, 1715 






9 Desire Hall 


b. June 19, 1719 






10 Harmon Hall 


b. Oct. 17, 1720 







P. 7 Mary 4 dau. of Thomas 3 m. John Crain. 

P. 8 Sarah 4 dau. of Thomas 3 m. June 17, 1705, Joseph son of John and Hannah Parker. 

P. 8 Abigail 4 dau. of Thomas 3 m. June 8, 1709, Joseph 3 son of Joseph 2 and grandson of William 1 
Holt. 

P. 8 Jemima 4 dau. of Thomas 3 m. Sept. 29, 1713 Nathaniel Beach b. Aug. 18, 1692 son of Thomas 
Beach and his 2nd w. Phebe Wilcoxen. ( cA^—ao ) ^-^ 

He d. Jan. 27. 1725 and* 



P. 8 Reteccaldau^Qfjrhpma s 3 m. 1st Mar^J^JJ16^Lambert Johnson. 

she m. 2nd 1728 William Munson b. Oct. 13, 1695 son of Samuel and Martha (Bradley) Munson. 

He d. July 21, 1773, she d. after 1742. They had: 

1 Martha Munson b. Apr. 2, 1729 

2 William Munson b. July 5, 1731 m. Sarah Griggs 

3 Eunice Munson b. Aug. 15, 1733 






4 Peter Munson 

5 Hannah Munson 

6 George Munson 

7 Samuel Munson 

8 Amasa Munson 



b. Nov. 22, 1735 

b. Sept. 6, 1737 

b. Oct. 7, 1739 
b. 1741 

b. Jan. 27, 1742 



m. Elizabeth Hall 
m. Titus Hitchcock 

m. Susanna Tyler 

m. 1st. Hannah Chapman 

m. 2nd Rachel Lewis 



C.G. P. 8 Bethia Booth wife of Joseph 3 Curtis d. Aug. 2, 1699. Joseph 3 Curtis d. 1742. 

C.G. P. 8 Elizabeth 4 dau. of Joseph 3 m. Dec. 5, 1694 Samuel Ufford or Uffoot, he b. Jan. 21, 1670, son 

of John and Hannah (Hawley) Uffoot. 
C G P 8 Mary 4 dau. of Joseph 3 m. 1st Dec. 26, 1704 Joseph Nichols b. Sept. 21, 1685 son of Abraham 

and Rachel (Kellogg) Nichols, he d. Jan. 17, 1742/3 and she m. 2nd Henry Hawley who had m. 1st 

Margaret Pickett. She, Mary 4 , d. Apr. 16, 1767. Children: 



1 John Nichols 

2 Mary Nichols 

3 Nathan Nichols 

4 Joseph Nichols 

5 Abigail Nichols 

6 Sarah Nichols 

7 Eunice Nichols 

8 Elizabeth Nichols 

9 Martha Nichols 
10 Andrew Nichols 



b. 

b. 
b. 

b. 
b. 
b. 
b. 



May 9, 1705 
June 7, 1707 
Dec. 1, 1709 

June 16, 1712 
Jan. 1, 1715 
June 9, 1717 
Oct. 1, 1719 



m. Bathsheba Wells 
m. Peter Pixley 
m. 1st Patience Hubbell 
m. 2nd Elizabeth 
m. Abigail Edwards 
m. Samuel Shelton 
m. Ebenezer Beecher 
m. Josiah Shelton 
m. John French 



bp. Jan. 1723/4 m. Abiah Plumb 



C.G. 



P. 9 Bethia 4 dau. of Joseph 3 m. Dec. 7, 1713, Benjamin Burton b. Aug. 3, 1692 son of Solomon and 
Mary (Judson) Burton. They had: 

b. Mar. 29, 1714/15 

b. Nov. 12, 1716 

b. Aug. 9, 1718 

b. Oct. 16, 1720 

b. Aug. 19, 1722 

b. Apr. 12, 1724 

bp. Dec. 20, 1725 

b. Sept. 5, 1727 

b. Jan. 16, 1729/30 m. Lois Hawley 

b. June 6, 1732 m. Sarah Howes 



1 
2 
3 
4 
5 
6 
7 
8 
9 
10 



William Burton 
Elizabeth Burton 
Solomon Burton 
Benjamin Burton 
Joseph Burton 
Jeremiah Burton 
Josiah Burton 
Bethia Burton 
Nathan Burton 
Josiah Burton 



m. Hannah Sherman 



m. Rebecca 



d. Nov. 4, 1726 



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C.G. P. 9 Ebenezer 4 son of Joseph 3 d. May 1700, Eleazur 4 son of Joseph 3 d. Oct. 21, 1699. 

C.G. P. 9 Benjamin 3 son of John 2 m. 1st Mar. 23, 1680/1 Esther, dau. of Joseph and Sarah (Porter) 
Judson, she b. Aug. 20, 1660 and d. Aug. 27, 1713 and he m. 2nd Dec. 1, 1714 Bathsheba, dau. of 
Henry Tomlinson of Derby, Conn, and widow of Ephraim Stiles, she b. Jan. 3, 1661 and d. Feb. 9, 
1735. Benjamin 3 d. 1733. 

C.G. P. 9 Ruth 4 dau. of Benjamin 3 m. Nov. 15, 1705, John Thompson b. 1680 son of Ambrose and Sarah 
(Wells) Thompson. Ruth 4 d. Apr. 23, 1721. 

Not in C.G. Martha 4 dau. of Benjamin 3 d. before 1733 when the estate of Benjamin 3 was distributed as 
she is not mentioned nor her heirs. She m. Dec. 22, 1708 Benjamin Beach he b. Oct. 1, 1683 son 
of Benjamin Beach. 

Not in C.G. Phebe 4 dau. of Benjamin 3 m. Oct. 5, 1711 Ephraim Hawley b. 1692 son of Samuel and 
the widow (Hubbell) Hawley. 

Not in C.G. Dinah 4 dau. of Benjamin 3 m. June 26, 1718 Nathan Beardsley son of Daniel and Ruth 

(Wheeler) Beardsley; for his 2nd wife, he b. Oct. 7, .1686 and d. Aug. 6, 1750. Dinah survived him. 

Not in C. G. Anna 4 dau. of Benjamin 3 m. June 12, 1718 Zachariah Booth b. 1694 son of Joseph and 
Mary (Welles) Booth. Anna 4 d. May 18, 1733 and he m. 2nd 1734 Sarah Gilbert widow of John 






Merchant. Children by Anna 4 Curtis were: 

1 Nathan Booth b. Feb. 1719 m. Comfort Thompson 

2 Zachariah Booth b. Oct. 1721 

3 Daniel Booth b. Feb. 1723/4 

C.G. P. 9 Hester 4 dau. of Benjamin 3 bp. Feb. 10, 1706 m. Dec. 3, 1724 Daniel Beach b. Jan. 15, 1701. 
He d. Feb. 19, 1746 and she m. 2nd June 17, 1747 Ebenezer Hickok. She d. at Bethel, Conn. Aug. 
25, 1775 ae. 70. 

C.G. P. 9 Ruth 4 dau. of Benjamin 3 b. Jan. 11, 1683, d. Apr. 23, 1721, m. Nov. 15, 1705 John Thompson 
b. 1680 d. July 20, 1765 son of Ambrose and Sarah (Wells) Thompson. He m. 2nd Nov. 30, 1721 
Mrs. Martha DeForest. He m. 3rd July 7, 1741 Mrs. Mehitabel Webb dau. of John Glover. 

C.G. P. 10 Abigail 4 dau. of Jonathan 3 son of William 2 m. Nov. 3, 1692 Ebenezer Blakeman son of John 
and Dorothy (Smith) Blakeman who had m. 1st Patience dau. of John Wilcoxen. He d. 1715. She 
was living in 1734 when she quit-claimed to her brother Jonathan 4 Curtiss all title to the estate 
of her parents Johnathan 3 Curtiss and his widow Abigail Sherman both deceased. 

C.G. P. 10 Sarah 4 dau. of Jonathan 3 m. Nov. 25, 1697 Francis Griffin son of Hugh and Frances (Andrews) 
Griffin. She d. July 1707 and he m. 2nd May 2, 1708 Jemima Darling of Jamaica, Long Island. 

C.G. P. 10 William 4 son of Jonathan 3 died in 1692 and before Nov. 1692. 

C.G. P. 10 Joshua 3 Curtiss son of William 2 appears to be the most foot-loose man in this lineage. 

Born Oct. 1, .1646 he probably m. 1664 Mercy . The vital records of Northampton, 

Mass. has: 

"Abigail b. Feb. 11, 1665/6 to Joshua and Mercy Curtis." Then, without parentage "Samuel 
Curtis b. 1668" and "Samuel Curtis d. 1680." Northampton is the home town of Samuel 2 son of 
Henry 1 Curtis of Windsor. This Samuel 2 was b. Apr. 26, 1649 and d. June 23, 1721. His son 
Samuel 3 was b. Feb. 27, 1679 and d. Nov. 27, 1764. From a careful study of all New England 
Curtis lineages it is quite evident that there is no Joshua Curtis old enough to be this Joshua of 
Northampton except Joshua 3 son of William 2 of Stratford. It is known that he and his cousin 
Israel 3 son of John 2 were among the earliest settlers in Woodbury. The birth of Joshua's son 
William 4 is not of record but he m. Dec. 1, 1708 Rebecca Blakeman, dau. of Joseph and Hannah 
(Hall) Blakeman. His three sisters were baptised at Woodbury as C.G. states. His sister Mary 
m. Apr. 14, 1707 "John Massy, a transient man" by Major Ebenezer Johnson, J. P. at Derby, 
Conn. She was baptised Sept. 1688 at Woodbury. Her sister Anna in Dec. 1681 at Woodbury. Her 
sister Bethia in Feb. 1685/6 at Woodbury. C.G. says Joshua 3 d. at Cohanzy, N.J. in 1706; how- 
ever, Stratford, Conn, land record Vol. 2, Part 2, P. 377 dated July 7, 1708/9 settling his estate 
mentions son William 4 , dau. Mary wife of John Marcy of Pleasant Village, Salem Co., N.J. dau. 
Anna w. of Thomas Rowell and dau. Bethia Daighton. No record has been found of Mercy w. of 
Joshua Curtis of Northampton nor of their dau. Abigail. As to Samuel who was born and died 
there, it is apparent that he could not be of the Henry 1 of Windsor lineage as the only other son 
of Henry 1 , Nathaniel 2 , b. 1651, was a single man when killed by the Indians in 1675. It is decided- 
ly worth recording that the 1668 census of Stratford includes Israel 3 Curtiss but not Joshua 3 
Curtiss. This is strong confirmation that this Joshua was the Joshua of Northampton, Mass. whose 
son Samuel was born in this very year in Northampton and died there in 1680 and in Dec. 1681 oc- 
curred the first baptism of a member of his family in Woodbury. ■Us^btf^' /?&< y*<-sCt(_jL -^i h/,J . 

C.G. P. 10 Daniel 3 son of William 2 m. Mary dau. of Joshua and Mary (Williams) Jennings. Vital Rec- 
ords show that Mary, nee Williams, widow of Joshua Jennings m. 2nd George Slosson and in her 
will dated Mar. 27, 1697 she speaks of "my daughter Mary Curtiss." That this Mary was the 
mother of Daniel 4 b. 1695 seems certain as Stratford Old Cemetery has "Mary Curtiss 1668-1698." 
The lineage shows no Mary Curtiss who could be this one except wife of Daniel. However, when 
Daniel 3 died Feb. 6, 1718/19 a widow Mary was appointed administratrix and whether she was 
mother of the other six children is not known as their births are not of record, except Hezekiah 4 
and his birth in 1707 on stone in the Old Cemetery seems to show him son of the widow Mary. 
Riker's "Harlem" says Daniel Curtis and wife Mary joined the Congregational Church at Stratford 
in 1698. His wife d. May of same year, age 30 and he m. 2nd Elizabeth, dau. of Samuel Blagge 



sister of Martha Blagge who m. in New York City 1696 David Deforest and came to Stratford and 
joined the Church in 1732. Their nephew Elisha Blagge m. Daniel 3, s dau. Elizabeth. Samuel 
Blagge, brother of Martha and Elizabeth and Prudence who m. John Osborn was a merchant in 
Stratford in 1685 and d. there in 1720. Unless Daniel 3 Curtiss m. 3rd his widow, the Mary of the 
1718/19 inventory, this Elizabeth Blagge may be the mother of the last six children of Daniel 3 
Curtiss. However, the source may be mistaken in the given name of Daniel's 2nd wife, perhaps 
she was Mary Blagge instead of Elizabeth Blagge. Elizabeth 4 dau. of Daniel 3 m. Dec. 16, 1723 
Elisha Blagge, son of Samuel and Mary Blagge of Stratford. He d. and she m. 2nd c. 1746 James 
Judson. She d. Jan. 1750. 

C.G. P. 11 Esther 4 * dau. of Daniel 3 m. Dec. 20, 1734 Joseph Judson as his 2nd w. He m. 1st Mar. 14, 
1708/9 Hannah dau. of John and Deborah (Pierson) Hawley. Joseph Judson was b. Jan. 10, 1686, 
son of James and Rebecca (Wells) Judson. He d. 1755. She, Esther, d. after 1772. They had: 

1 William Judson b. July 25, 1737 m. Foote 

2 Amy Judson b. Jan. 2, 1739 she m. Jan. 3, 1762 

Robert 6 Curtiss (Joseph 4 Joseph 3 John 2 Widow Elizabeth 1 Curtiss) 

3 Abel Judson b. Nov. 28, 1746 m. Clark. 

of Abigail 4 and Rebecca 4 daus. of Daniel 3 . No record. 

C.G. P. 11 Ebenezer 3 Curtiss son of William 2 m. 1690 Ruth dau. of Nathaniel and Elizabeth (Groves) 
Porter she b. Nov. 22, 1669, d. May 28, 1739. Ebenezer d. Dec. 10, 1751. 

C.G. P. 11 Ruth 4 dau. of Ebenezer 3 d. Nov. 9, 1726, she m. Nov. 22, 1720 Nathaniel Sherman, he b. Dec. 
1, 1692, son of Benjamin and Rebecca (Phippeny) Sherman. He m. 2nd May 12, 1728 Eunice Pat- 
terson nee Nichols, widow of Charles Patterson. Nathaniel Sherman's brother Benjamin Sherman 
Jr. m. the widow of Edmund 5 (Jonathan 4 - 3 Wm. 2 Widow 1 Curtiss). 

C.G. P. 11 Deborah 4 dau. of Ebenezer 3 m. Feb. 25, 1723/4 Nathan Bennett, he b. Aug. 6, 1699 son of 
Isaac and Elizabeth (Rose) Bennett. 

C.G. P. 11 Sarah 4 dau. of Ebenezer 3 m. Jan. 2, 1723/4 Theophilus Nichols b. Mar. 31 1703 son of 
Richard and Comfort (Sherman) Nichols. She d. Sept. 26, 1769 and he m. 2nd widow Mehitable 
Peet. He d. 1773. 

C.G. P. 11 Zachariah 3 son of William 2 m. Hannah dau. of Nathaniel and Elizabeth (Groves) Porter she 
b. Apr. 10, 1665 and d. Feb. 14, 1738. He d. June 12, 1748. 

C.G. P 11 Elizabeth 4 dau of Zachariah 3 m. June 4, 1713 Zachariah Beardsley he b. Nov. 13 1686 son 
of Darnel and Ruth (Wheeler) Beardsley. His brother Nathan m. Dinah 4 dau. of Benjam n 3 son of 
John 2 Curtiss. He d. 1748 ae. 62. She d. May 22, 1776 ae. 84. ^njamin son oi 

C ' G ' IW J ° Siah ! Cu f Q SS s °" of Wil \ iam2 b- Aug. 30, 1662 d. 1745. He m. July 1692 Abigail dau. of 

1698 Ma^H n^ ^^^ JUdS ° n ' She b - Sept 15 ' 1669 «* d - Nov - ». W- He m. 2nd c. 

693 wh7' m * *,?XSS aBd Mai7 BeaCh " * Abigail Judson he had WUW b. Sept. 22 
1693 who m. Mar. 24, 1725/6 Prudence, dau. of Samuel and Mary Judson. 

NOt in chifdre S n rah4 *"' * ^^ ^ 1695 *' M "' 19 ' 1?12/l3 J ° hn Wilcoxen «* d " *>o» after. No 
C " G ' of \lT» g ?ln*\1J 0S ^ b ' C - 169? m - ° eC - 18 ' 1716 Ca P t Hezekiah Hooker of Woodbury son 

E^SKmK teTmf 6 '' he b - ° ct 14 > 1688 in Farmington - d - sudden * * -^ 

CG. P.U Anna 4 was not dau. of Josiah 3 but of Benjamin 3 son of John 2 . By Mary Beach Josiah 3 Curtiss 

C,G ' 5&5S£^V^ m - 0ct 24, mo **•* Wells b - 1688 son of John - d — * 

C ' G ' 1728 2 I^C^ ^ J ° S i ah3 m - ^ 4 ' 173 ° J0hn Patterson, he b. June 24, 1711, Yale Class of 
aldtnfiO t v " W "? t 11Zabeth (Pe6t) PatterSOn - Thg y removed b, 1753 to Cornwall ^ 
j"fy 18, 178?« e ™ ^ Pierm ° nt ' Vt "' Jan - 2 °' 18 ° 6 ae - 95 and She d - Piermont,Vt ' 

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C.G. P. 12 Israel 4 son of Israel 3 Curtiss b. Woodbury, May 12, 1668. He m. there 1693 not Mary Mallory 
as C.G. says, but Mary dau. of Samuel Morehouse of Fairfield. He removed to Danbury before 
1719 where his wife died and he m. 2nd. Abigail, widow of Joseph Waller in 1728. Four of his 
children were baptized in Woodbury and there is no record of the last one Rebecca 5 b. July 22, 
1701 or of the first one, Samuel 6 baptized Jan, 1694/5. That there were more seems probable 
as First Congregational Church of Danbury has death of an Israel Curtiss on Jan. 2nd 1774 which 
could hardly be Israel 4 for he would be 106 years old. Then Danbury records show a Samuel 
Curtis who m. Sarah dau. of John Barber on June 20, 1753. The father of this Samuel is so far 
unknown. They had children: 

1 Samuel b. Danbury Dec. 16, 1762 

2 Betsey b. Danbury June 16, 1764 

She m. Danbury Sept. 30, 1784 Ephraim Benedict 

3 Stephen b. Danbury Sept. 30, 1767 

4 Sarah b. Danbury Dec. 7, 1769 

She m. Danbury June 1, 1789 Meneah Porter 

Stephen, son of Samuel and Sarah (Barber) Curtiss m. 1st Dec. 4, 1787, Ruth dau. of Caleb and 
Ruth (Bcughton) Hoyt. The Bouton-Boughton Genealogy P. 16 says the children of Caleb and Ruth 
(Boughton) Hoyt of Danbury were: Sarah Hoyt b. Dec. 20, 1751 who left one son William Curtis and 
Ruth Hoyt b. July 29, 1753 who m. Stephen Curtiss Dec. 4, 1787. These two are named in the will 
of their grandfather, Samuel Boughton as heirs to the share of their deceased mother Ruth. The 
daughter Ruth w. of Stephen Curtiss d. April 26, 1798. What Curtis her sister married is not 
known. Ruth's will dated May 3, 1798 proved Aug. 23, 1799 gives all her estate to her husband 
Stephen who m. 2nd May 27, 1798 Lois, dau. of James Wood of Danbury and he d. Mar. 1, 1799. 
Probate record of his insolvent estate mentions no heirs. His sister Betsey m. Ephraim Bene- 
dict b. Feb. 4, 1765 son of Jabez and Charity (Booth) Benedict. He d. Danbury July 27, 1849. She 
d. Sept. 9, 1825. He m. 2nd widow Ann Barlow. 

C.G. P. 28 has this Stephen confused with Stephen 6 son of Stephen 5 and Abigail (Knapp) Curtis (Israel, 
Israel, John, Widow Elizabeth). 

C.G. P. 13 Josiah 5 son of Israel 4 bp. Woodbury April 1697, m.c. 1736 Hannah dau. of John and Hannah 
Hoyt. He d.c. 1741 his widow Hannah and David Hoyt appointed guardians to his two children, 
Seth 6 and Hannah 8 . 

C.G. P. 13 Stephen 5 bp. Woodbury April 22, 1699 son of Israel 4 Curtiss m. Abigail Knapp. Vital records 
show only these four children of Israel 4 . It is curious that three children of Gideon 6 Curtis 
(John 5 - 4 . Israel 3 , John 2 , Widow Elizabeth 1 Curtis) removed to Whiting, Vt. where lived a Josiah 
Curtis with wife Elizabeth. This Josiah Curtis d. there Feb. 9, 1813 ae. 59 (b. 1754) and his wife 
d. there Feb. 13, 1813 ae. 57 (b. 1756). Who he was is not yet known. 

C.G. P. 13 John 4 son of Israel 3 Curtiss b. Oct. 7, 1670 m.c. 1696 Johannah, dau. of Jehu Burr 2nd. She 
d. Sept. 1, 1749. He d. Apr. 14, 1754. 

C.G. P. 13 Elizabeth 5 dau. of John 4 m. John Mitchell Jan. 17, 1716/17 not 1617 as C.G. states. Shehadby 

John Mitchell: David, Joanna, Elnathan, John, Asahel, and Reuben, all Mitchell. John Mitchell 

d. 1745 ae. 56. 
C.G. P. 13 Hannah 5 dau. of John 4 died young. 
C.G. P. 13 Abigail 5 dau. of John 4 m. Jan. 6, 1723/24. David Hurd he bp. July 1701, Woodbury and d. 

1758 in Litchfield, son of Benjamin and Sarah (Kimberly) Hurd. 
C.G. P. 13 Esther 5 dau. of John 4 b. Apr. 5, 1706 m. Zadock Hurd. C.G. says she m. Joseph Judson. It 

was Esther dau. of Daniel 3 (William, Widow Elizabeth) who m. Joseph Judson. 
C.G. P. 13 Joanna 5 dau. of John 4 b. Sept. 5, 1708 m. Dec. 4, 1729 Eliakim Stoddard, he b. April 3, 1705 

son of Rev. Anthony and Prudence (Wells) Stoddard he d. 1750. 
C.G. P. 13 Olive 5 dau. of John 4 b. May 6, 1713 m. Jan. 24, 1733, Gideon Stoddard he b. May 27, 1714 

brother of Eliakim above. He d. May 21, 1780, she d. Oct. 25, 1776. 



C.G. P. 13 Eunice 5 dau. of John" b. Mar. 20, 1720 m. Aug. 1, 1739 Abijah Stoddard. 

C.G. P. 13 Stephen* son of Israel 3 m. Nov. 2, 1699, Sarah dau. of John and Elizabeth (Booth) Minor. He 

d. June 11, 1723, Woodbury. 
C.G. P. 14 Sarah 5 dau. of Stephen 4 m. Mar. 11, 1724/25 Richard Peet of Woodbury. 
k CG. P. 14 Ruth 5 dau. of Stephen 4 m. Samuel Galpin son of Benjamin and Rebecca Galpin. He d. 1789, 
she d. Nov. 13, 1745. 
C.G. P. 14 Mary 5 dau. of Stephen 4 m. June 15, 1733, Stephen M. Calkins. Removed to Sharon, Conn, son 
of Samuel and Hannah (Gifford) Calkins. 

Stephen Calkins b. Lebanon, Conn. Apr. 4, 1706, d. Sharon, Conn. June 1781 had by Mary 4 
Curtiss: 

b. Oct. 1, 1735 m. Dille Jewett 

b. June 2, 1737 m. Deborah Crippen 

b. 1740 m. Mehitable Heath 

b. Nov. 11, 1741 m. Hannah Heath 

b. June 13, 1746 d. Rev. War 

b. Oct. 16, 1748 m. Eunice Calkins 

b. Apr. 15, 1753 d. Rev. War 

b. 1751 m. George Pardee 



1 Stephen Calkins 

2 Joseph Calkins 

3 Elijah Calkins 

4 Justus Calkins 

5 Reuben Calkins 

6 Timothy Calkins 

7 Elisha Calkins 

8 Mary Calkins 



C.G. P. 14 Grace 5 dau. of Stephen 4 m. Mar. 3, 1743 Eldad King. 

C.G. P. 14 Rebecca 5 dau. of Stephen 4 , twin of Sarah 4 , b. July 28, 1705 m. after 1726 Elisha Stoddard 
b. Nov. 24, 1706 son of Rev. Anthony and Prudence (Wells) Stoddard. He d. 1766. 
Stephen Calkins m. 2nd Elizabeth Heath and had sons Amos and David. 

C.G. P. 14 Hannah 5 dau. of Nathaniel 4 (Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth Curtiss) m. Oct. 4, 1726 Joseph 
Matthews. 



C.G. 



C.G. 



P. 15 Sarah 5 dau. of Nathaniel 4 m. Dec. 21, 1732 Eliada Parker b. Apr. 22, 1712 son of Eliphalet 
and Hannah (Beach) Parker. She d. Jan. 1799. His sister Justina called Chestina, m. Peter 5 
Curtiss (Joseph, Thomas, John, Widow). A Capt. Eldad Parker of Wallingford was killed by the 
British at New Haven July 5, 1779. 

P. 15 Lydia 5 dau. of Nathaniel 4 is incorrectly called Eliada Curtiss in C.G. She was b. Mar. 30, 
1714 and d. Sept. 24, 1777. She m. Apr. 24, 1734 Thomas Hall of Wallingford b. Mar. 10, 1712 
d. 1800 son of Thomas and Abigail (Atwater) Hall. Hon. Winston Churchill, Prime Minister of 
Great Britain during World War H is a descendant of this Lydia 5 through her son Ambrose Hall, 
then Ambrose Hall Jr., then Clarissa Hall who m. Leonard Jerome, then Jennie Jerome who m. 
Lord Randolph Churchill, father of Winston. 



C.G. 



P. 15 Comfort 5 dau. of Nathaniel 4 m. Feb. 
and Margery (Hitchcock) Munson. She m. 
Branford, Conn, and Granville, Mass. Comfort 5 had by Ephraim Munson: 



5, 1739 Ephraim Munson b. 1714 d. 1770 son of Joseph 
2nd Bishop of Granby, Conn. They resided in 



1 Jesse Munson 

2 Jared Munson 

3 Margery Munson 

4 Ephraim Munson 

5 Thaddeus Munson 

6 Comfort Munson 

7 Hannah Munson 

8 Adah Munson 

9 Jemima Munson 



b. Dec. 1, 1740 m. Miriam Raleigh 

b. 1742 m. 1st Anno ra Hale 

m. 2nd Bridget Utley 
b. 1744 

b. 1745 m. Jerusha Noble 

b. 1747 m. Miriam Dibble 

b. 1747 m. Lemuel Bancroft 

b. 1749 m. John Ford 

b. 1751 m. Stephen Wright 

b. m. Eleazer Wilcox 



C.G. 



P. 15 Rhoda 5 dau. of Nathaniel 4 m. June 28, 1737 Waitstill John Plumb, bapt. June 8, 1718 son of 
Joseph and Elizabeth (Bailey) Plumb. They resided in Middletown, Conn. 

C.G. P. 15 Mary 5 dau. of Samuel 4 (Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth Curtiss) m. Apr. 5, 1732 Joseph 

Benham b. Dec. 15, 1685, son of Joseph and Widow Hannah (Merriman) Ives. Joseph Benham m. 
1st Hope Cook and 2nd Mary Curtiss. He d. Apr. 18, 1754. His son Joseph by Hope Cook m. 
Mary's sister Emma. 

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P. 15 Elizabeth 5 dau. of Samuel 4 m. as his 2nd wife Thomas Andrews b. Mar. 11, 1687 son of 
Samuel and Anna (Hall) Andrews. He d. Apr. 15, 1756, and she m. 2nd Benjamin Kellogg who d. 
1789. She surviving as the widow Kellogg. 

C.G. P. 15 Emma 5 dau. of Samuel 4 m. Jan. 7, 1735 Joseph Benham b. Apr. 8, 1711 son of Joseph and 
Hope (Cook) Benham. She d. Apr. 23, 1789. 

C.G. P. 15 Abigail 5 dau. of Samuel 4 m. Jan. 8, 1735 Hezekiah Clark, he b. July 31, 1710 son of Abraham 
and Mary (Brown) Clark. He d. Nov. 26, 1759. She d. Aug. 17, 1802. 

C.G. P. 15 Ada 5 dau. of Samuel 4 m. Sept. 13, 1739 Samuel Leavitt of Meriden. She d. Feb. 9, 1801. 

C.G. P. 15 Mindwell 5 dau. of Samuel 4 m. Apr. 20, 1746 Ebenezer Royce. He d.c. 1749 and she m. 2nd 
Aug. 29, 1749 William Clark. He b. Oct. 31, 1725 d. June 14, 1799 son of Sylvanus and Damaris 
(Hitchcock) Clark. 

C.G. P. 15 Alice 5 is an error for Olive 5 . There was no Alice dau. of Samuel 4 . 

C.G. P. 15 Olive 5 dau. of Samuel 4 b. June 3, 1728 m. John Blakeslee son of Moses and Mary (Benton) 
Blakeslee of Plymouth, Conn. He b. Dec. 25, 1725T~Resrde<Tin Waterbury, Conn. 

C.G. P. 15 Content 5 dau. of Samuel 4 m. July 15, 1743 Enos Andrews b. Apr. 13, 1719, d. Nov. 26, 1790, 
son of Thomas and Felice (Lewis) Andrews. She d. Cheshire, Conn. Jan. 3, 1807. Their dau. 
Huldah Andrews m. as his 2nd w. David 8 Curtiss (James, Joseph, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth 
Curtiss). 

C.G. P. 16 Rachel 5 dau. of Thomas 4 (Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth Curtiss) b. Oct. 14, 1715 m. 
Jeronimus Bunnell Sept. 20, 1739. 

C.G. P. 16 Phebe 5 dau. of Thomas 4 m. Nov. 5, 1741 Samuel Thompson. 

C.G. P. 16 Margaret 5 dau. of Thomas 4 m. Sept. 3, 1740 Timothy Smith of Wallingford. 

C.G. P. 16 Mary 5 dau. of Thomas 4 m. Sept. 23, 1747 John Benham b. Oct. 4, 1723 d. May 24, 1811, son 
of Joseph and Hope (Cook) Benham. She d. Nov. 10, 1809. The wife Mary of Thomas 4 Curtiss 
is not known. Parson Foote's record has "The widow Curtiss d. in Cheshire, Conn. Oct. 9, 1776." 
Probably this Mary, as Thomas 4 d. 1759. 

C.G. P. 16 Joseph 4 (Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Wallingford, Oct. 1, 1691, d. 1756 m. Walling- 
ford Mar. 14, 1712 Martha Collins b. 1683 d. July 29, 1769 ae. 86, dau. of William and Sarah 
(Morrell) Collins of New Haven, Conn. They had nine sons and only one dau. Martha 5 b. Jan. 29, 
1725 m. Nov. 14, 1743 John Miles. 

C.G. P. 17 John 4 son of Thomas 3 (John, Widow Elizabeth Curtiss) b. Wallingford, Sept. 18, 1699, m. 
June 17, 1723 Jemima Abernathy b. Aug. 29, 1702, d. Mar. 10, 1771 dau. of William and Mary 
(Peck) Abernathy. He d. Apr. 4, 1775. 

C.G. P. 17 Mary 5 dau. of John 4 m. 1st Feb. 17, 1745 Nathaniel Mattoon son of John and Jerusha (Hall) 
Mattoon. His brother David m. Phebe 5 (James, Benjamin, John, Widow Elizabeth Curtiss). 
Mary 5 Curtiss m. 2nd Dec. 27, 1770 Philip 4 Curtiss son of Joseph 3 and Ann (Stevens) Curtis 
(Isaac, Richard Curtis of Dorchester, Mass. and Wallingford, Conn.) C.G. has the date of 
Mary's marriage to Philip, Feb. 17, 1745 which was the date of her first marriage. 

C.G. P. 18 Hannah 5 dau. of John 4 m. Apr. 7, 1743 Edward Dunbar b. Apr. 7, 1722 d. Jan. 23, 1790 son 
of John and his 2nd w. Elizabeth (Beecher) Dunbar. Their dau. Hannah Dunbar m. Joseph 5 Curtis 
(Samuel, Stephen, Isaac, Richard Curtis of Dorchester, Mass. and Wallingford, Conn.) 

C.G. P. 18 Ann 5 dau. of John 4 had a natural child by Asa Upson b. Feb. 13, 1747. She m. Nov. 9, 1752 
Ambrose London. 

C.G. P. 17 Abigail 5 dau. of John 4 no record. 

C.G. P. 17 Lois 5 dau. of John 4 b. Aug. 20, 1732, no record. 

C.G. P. 17 Jemima 5 dau. of John 4 m. 1763, Waitstill Yale b. July 19, 1744 son of Samuel and 

Susanna (Abernathy) Yale. She d. Sept. 12, 1772 and he m. 2nd Olive Boardman and resided in 
Sharon, Conn, where he d. Jan. 27, 1820. 

C.G. P. 17 Elizabeth 5 dau. of John 4 b. Apr. 11, 1741, no record. 

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C.G. P. 17 Ephraim 4 (Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Stratford Dec. 3 1, 1684 m. June 26 IIT^™' 

beth Stiles, dau. of Ephraim and Bathsheba (Tomlinson) Stiles. She b. Feb. 18, 1687/8 and d. 

Oct. 5, 1778, ae. 91. He d. May 9, 1776, ae. 92. 
C.G. P. 18 Anna* dau. of Ephraim* m. May 18, 1730, Robert Fairchild of Durham, Conn He b. May 18 

1703 son of Samuel and Mary (Lewis) Fairchild. Anna 5 was b. Aug. 3, 1711, not 1713 as C.G. says. 
C.G. P. 18 Martha 5 dau. of Ephraim* m. Nov. 26, 1741 Joseph Wells b. Dec. 15, 1716, son of Joseph and 

Sarah (Preston) Wells. She d. Oct. 16, 1760. They had: 

1 Joseph Wells b. 1741 d. before 1750 

2 Sarah Wells b. Nov. 3, 1742 

3 Phebe Wells b. Sept. 7, 1744 m. Nehemiah 8 Curtiss 
(Joseph, Joseph, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth 

4 Elizabeth Wells b. May 23, 1746 

5 Ann Wells b. Jan. 7, 1749/50 d. Oct. 28, 1754 

6 Joseph Wells b. Dec. 24, 1751 

7 Phineas Wells b. Nov. 11, 1754 d. young 

8 Jerusha Wells b. Dec. 13, 1755 

9 Martha Wells b. Apr. 8, 1758 
10 Catherine Wells b. June 23, 1760 

C.G. P. 18 Ruth 5 dau. of Ephraim 4 m. July 13, 1749 Rev. James Beebee, he b. Danbury 1718 son of James 
and Abigail (Sherman) Beebee, and d. Sept. 8, 1785. She d. Jan. 29, 1818 ae. 94. 

C.G. P. 18 Bathsheba 5 dau. of Ephraim 4 b. Nov. 7, 1728. No record. 

C.G. P. 18 Joseph 4 Curtis b. Nov. 6, 1687 (Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) m. July 5, 1711 Elizabeth 
dau. of John and Mary (Hollester) Wells. 

C.G. P. 18 Mary 5 dau. of Joseph 4 m. May 11, 1736 Daniel 4 Curtiss as given in C.G. P. 21. 

C.G. P. 18 Elizabeth 5 dau. of Joseph 4 , m. James, son of James and Martha (Lewis) Judson. She d. July 
22, 1750. 

C.G. P. 18 Tabitha 5 dau. of Joseph 4 m. Jan. 13, 1764 Richardson Minor, Jr. She d. 1789. 

C.G. P. 18 Robert 5 son of Joseph 4 C.G. says on P. 18 that he m. 2nd Phebe Curtiss. It was Robert 

Wells 6 Curtiss (Edmund, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth Curtiss) who m. Phebe 8 Curtiss 
(Joseph, Joseph, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth). 

C.G. P. 18 Bethia 5 dau. of Joseph 4 m. Oct. 21, 1753 Abraham Beardsley, he b. Sept. 28, 1726 son of 
Abraham and Esther (Jeanes) Beardsley. Bethia d. Aug. 4, 1801 and he m. 2nd 1805 the Widow 
Sarah Peck Benedict. He d. Feb. 13, 1815. Bethia's dau. Sarah m. Joel 6 Curtis (Josiah, Josiah, 
Josiah, Wm,, Widow). 

C.G. P. 18 Nathan 4 b. Feb. 21, 1689/90 (Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth Curtiss) m. June 23, 1715 
Eunice dau. of Jeremiah and Mary (Wells) Judson. 

C.G. P. 19 Mary 5 dau. of Nathan 4 b. Sept. 6, 1721 m. Nathaniel 5 Curtiss Jr., son of Nathaniel 4 and 

Hannah (Wells) Curtiss (Zachariah, William, Widow Elizabeth Curtiss) before 1751. The will of 
Mary, widow of Jeremiah Judson, mother of Eunice wife of Nathan 4 dated 1751 mentions grand- 
daughter Eunice 5 Curtiss (who d.s. 1803) granddaughter Mary 5 Curtiss wife of Nathaniel Curtiss, 
Jr.; granddaughter Anna 5 Curtiss w. of Joseph Gorham; granddaughter Phebe 5 Curtiss; grand- 
daughter Charity 5 Curtiss; granddaughter Mary Curtiss (this Mary was Mary Edwards, wife of 
Jeremiah Judson 5 Curtiss). 

In 1734 when Jeremiah Judson died, his dau. Eunice, wife of Nathan 4 Curtiss called herself 
"the only child of Jeremiah Judson." This means that all the grandchildren mentioned in her 
mother's 1751 will except the last one were children of Eunice Judson, wife of Nathan 4 Curtiss. 

C.G. P. 19 Anna 5 called Hannah in C.G. b. Aug. 1725, dau. of Nathan 4 m. before 1751 Joseph Gorham. 

C.G. P. 19 Phebe 5 dau. of Nathan 4 b. Aug. 13, 1730. No record. 

C.G. P. 19 Charity 5 dau. of Nathan 4 b. Nov. 13, 1732 d. Aug. 5, 1773, m. July 1754 William Southworth 
of Stratford. 

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Not in C.G. Abel 5 son of Nathan" bapt. 1734. This son is in Orcutt's History of Stratford and is that Abel 
who removed to Salisbury, Conn, and will be considered with other sons of Nathan 4 when the fifth 
generation is taken up. 

C.G. P. 19 Eliphalet 4 (Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth Curtiss) b. Aug. 1, 1699. m. 1st Dec. 7, 1720 

Hannah, dau. of John and Patience Burroughs. Her sister Eunice Burroughs m. Jonas 5 (Jonathan, 
Jonathan, Wm., Widow Elizabeth Curtiss). Eliphalet 4 is probably that Eliphalet Curtiss who m. 
Nov. 9, 1765 Ruth Burton. 

C.G. P. 19 Bethia 5 dau. of Eliphalet 4 m. July 2, 1741 Dr. William Russell of Stratford, she d. Mar. 1749. 

C.G. P. 19 Martha 5 dau. of Eliphalet 4 b. Nov. 26, 1722. No record. 

C.G. P. 19 Hannah 5 dau. of Eliphalet 4 m. Dec. 23, 1746 Agur Judson he b. Mar. 23, 1725 son of David and 
Phebe (Stiles) Judson. She d. Nov. 14, 1747 and he m. 2nd May 2, 1750, Mehitable dau. of Thomas 
Tousey. 

C.G. P. 19 John 4 son of Benjamin 3 (John, Widow Elizabeth Curtiss) b. Feb. 18, 1680/1, m. 1st Margaret, 
dau. of Daniel and Mary Pickett, Feb. 19, 1706/7 she b. Aug. 14, 1686 and d. Oct. 8, 1714. He m. 
2nd Nov. 3, 1715 Hannah dau. of Col. Ebenezer Johnson she b. Dec. 6, 1680 and d. before 1734. 
He m. 3rd after 1734 the widow Rebecca Rumsey dau. of Richard Blackleach. He d. 1745. 

C.G. P. 19 Mary 5 dau. of John 4 and w. Margaret m. Apr. 5, 1745 Samuel Fairchild, he b. Feb. 3, 1710, 
d. 1790, son of Samuel and Ruth (Beach) Fairchild. She d. 1783. 

C.G. P. 19 Sarah 5 dau. of John 4 and w. Margaret m. Dec. 23, 1730 James Beach he b. Aug. 13, 1709, d. 
Sept. 16, 1752 son of Nathaniel and Sarah (Porter) Beach. 

Not in C.G. Margaret 5 dau. of John and w. Margaret b.c. 1712, insane, living 1757. Daniel Porter then 
her guardian. John 4 Curtiss's will dated Sept. 3, 1745, mentions three rights to the estate of 
Martha Allen, deceased, who she was is not apparent. 

C.G. P. 19 Abigail 5 dau. of John 4 and 2nd w. Hannah m. Dec. 1739 Joseph Coe of Middletown. He b. 
Sept. 15, 1713 d. June 10, 1784 son of Joseph and Abigail (Robinson) Coe. She d. Sept. 22, 1776. 
They had: 

1 James Coe b. 1740 

2 Hannah Coe b. 1742 m. Isaac Miller 

3 Anna Coe b. 1748 m. 1st Elihu Cornwell 

m. 2nd Rev. Stephen Parsons 

4 Curtis Coe b. July 21, 1750 m. Ann Thompson 

5 Joseph Coe b. 1753 

6 Ebenezer Coe b. 1755 m. Mehitable Smith 

7 Joel Coe b. 1758 

8 Abigail Coe b. 1761 m. Chandler Otis 

9 ElishaCoe b. 1763 

C.G. says Abigail died young but the will of her father proves that she did not, however, his son 
John 5 did die young. This John 5 b. Oct. 9, 1721. 

C.G. P. 19 David 4 b.c. 1682 son of Benjamin 3 (John, Widow Elizabeth Curtiss) m. 1st Nov. 26, 1719 
Dinah Wakeley dau. of James and Hannah (Gifford) Wakeley. She d. June 1725. He m. 2nd Nov. 
10, 1725 Esther dau. of John and Abigail (Wallace) Hurd she b. May 9, 1696. He d. 1760. The 
descendants of this David 4 Curtiss have been the most difficult to find of any descendants in the 
lineage. Descendants moved northward from Huntington to Stepney Depot and Monroe, to New- 
town and on to Brookfield and Woodbury and then into New York State and further west. 

C.G. P. 20 gives Benjamin 5 and David 6 sons of David 4 as twins b. Dec. 10, 1720, but Stratford Vital 

Record has Benjamin 5 only as b. Sept. 20 year lacking, and Samuel 5 b. Nov. 25, 1722 in C.G. 

is in Stratford V.R. as b. Nov. 25, 1723. David 5 in Stratford V.R. is given as b. Dec. 10, 1720, but 
not Benjamin as his twin. Possibly an error in copying the original record may be the cause of 
the confusion in these birth dates. 

C.G. P. 20 Esther 5 dau. of David 4 and last child of his wife Dinah was b. Mar. 30, 1725, named after her 
grandmother Esther Judson. Her will written Nov. 17, 1791 proved Jan. 6, 1806 besides proving 
that she never married also contributes data nowhere else to be found. It proves that her brother 

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Samuel's only child Hannah, by his first wife Hannah Fairchild, married a Judson. It proves that 
her brother Benjamin was still living forty years after the birth of his son Abel in 1752 Trumbull 
V R has only that this Benjamin 5 m. Phebe of unknown parentage and had Solomon b. 1748, Phebe 
b 1749 and Abel above, who removed to Woodbury. Esther's will also mentions her nephew 
Ephraim Curtis. At the time the will was written Nov. 17, 1791 the word "nephew" meant what it 
means today. Ephraim probably was son of Esther's brother Benjamin 5 and perhaps his first 
child. Perhaps this was the Ephraim Curtis born in 1742 in Newtown so his private family record 
states who moved to Brookfield where he m. Rachel Bishop and in 1790 removed with a large fam- 
ily to Panton, Vt. Esther's will also speaks of her niece Ruth, wife of Lemuel Haines. In this 
case a niece could have been a daughter of Esther's sister. Her sister Anna did marry Edmund" 
Curtiss (Jonas, Jonathan, Jonathan, William Widow Elizabeth Curtiss) and their first child was 
Ruth Curtiss b. 1750 of whom we have no record. Whether she is Esther's niece mentioned in her 
will is not known as Esther had three other sisters. Her brothers had no dau. Ruth of record. 
Esther's will mentions children of deceased sister Dinah Fairchild. It mentions sister Anna w. of 
Edmund Curtiss and sister Abigail w. of Wm. Wainwright thus proving these people to be living as 
late as Nov. 17, 1791. Her will also mentions Sarah, w. of Nathan Hawley, no relationship given. 
Esther's will omits her sister Ruth 5 b. Sept. 1734. All of Esther's sisters were, of course, her 
half sisters. Her brothers will be taken up in the fifth generation. 

C.G. P. 20 Dinah 5 dau. of David 4 by his 2nd w. was named after his 1st w. She m. April 1752 Ebenezer 
Fairchild. "Eleazer Fairchild" in Unity church record. 

C.G. P. 20 Abigail 5 dau. of David 4 m. Wm. Wainwright. 

C.G. P. 20 Ruth 5 dau. of David 4 d. young. 

C.G. P. 20 James 4 Curtiss son of Benjamin 3 , m. Hannah, b. Apr. 14, 1689, dau. of Lieut. John Coe. 
He d. Nov. 1, 1765. She d. Mar. 26, 1758 ae. 69. 

C.G. P. 20 Ruth 5 dau. of James 4 m. Dec. 1728 Ezra Baldwin of Milford, Conn., son of Jonathan and his 
2nd w. Thankful (Strong) Baldwin b. 1706. He d. Mar. 26, 1782 ae. 76. 

C.G. P. 20 Sarah 5 dau. of James 4 m. Ithamar Parsons son of Samuel and Rhoda (Taylor) Parsons. She 
d. Apr. 13, 1794. They had: 

1 Phebe Parsons b. Sept. 13, 1732 m. Aaron Coe 

2 David Parsons b. June 1,1735 m. Rebecca Robinson 

3 Rhoda Parsons bp. Nov. 27, 1737 m. Elisha Miller 

4 Sarah Parsons bp. Mar. 15, 1740 d. Nov. 29, 1755 

5 Nathan Parsons b. Sept. 23, 1744 m. Sarah Bancroft 

6 Ithamar Parsons bp. Oct. 28, 1750 m. Mehitable Hull 

7 Aaron Parsons b. Nov. 10, 1752 m. Lucy Hawley 

C.G. P. 20 Esther 5 dau. of James 4 also m. Parsons. The will of James 4 mentions her son 

Arnold Parsons. 

C.G. P. 20 Mary 5 dau. of James 4 m. Caste. Her father mentions in his will his dau. Mary 

Caste or Coste. 

C.G. P. 20 Phebe 5 dau. of James 4 m. Oct. 5, 1741, David Mattoon son of John and Jerusha (Hall) 

Mattoon. His brother Nathaniel Mattoon m. Mary 5 Curtiss (John, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth). 

C.G. P. 20 Hannah 5 dau. of James 4 m. 1st 1746 Moses Austin and had: 

1 Dorothy Austin bp. Dec. 10, 1749 

2 Abraham Austin bp. Sept. 29, 1751 

3 Thaddeus Austin bp. June 16, 1754 

4 Hannah Austin bp. Oct. 1, 1758 

5 Abiah Austin b. 

Hannah 5 m. 2nd in 1764 Daniel Mattocks he b. Watertown, Mass., Apr. 6, 1740 and had: 

1 Daniel Mattocks b. July 4, 1765 m. Lois Hyde 

Hannah 5 m. 3rd in 1770 Lieut. John Camp as his 5th wife. She d. Oct. 12, 1790. 

C.G. P. 20 Abigail 5 dau. of James 4 m. 1750 Daniel Robinson (1725-1810). They had: 

1 Hannah Robinson b. 1751 m. 1st Daniel Bacon 

m. 2nd Timothy Holabird 

2 Ruth Robinson b. 1752 

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C.G. P. 20 Eunice 5 dau. of James 4 m. 1st Mar. 21, 1755 Samuel Sutliff of Haddam, Conn., she m. 2nd 
before 1762 Tuttle. She is called dau. Eunice Tuttle in her father's will of 1762. 

C.G. P. 20 Jonathan 4 (son of Jonathan, William, Widow Elizabeth Curtiss) b. June 28, 1679, m. 1st 
Hannah who d. 1718; m. 2nd Dec. 24, 1718 Mary Summers, dau. of Henry and Sarah 
(Gregory) Summers; m. 3rd . He d. Apr. 20, 1770. 

C.G. P. 21 Sarah 5 dau. of Jonathan 4 m. John Adams. Their dau. Sarah Adams m. Asa Chambers. 

C.G. P. 21 Hannah 5 dau. of Jonathan 4 m. Jan. 28, 1725 Benjamin Bennett. They had: 

1 Ann Bennett 

2 Sarah Bennett m. Solomon Plant 

3 Mary Bennett m. David Beardsley 

4 Benjamin Bennett 

5 Thaddeus Bennett 

C.G. P. 21 Mary 5 dau. of Jonathan 4 m. Sept. 6, 1739 John Haines. 

C.G. P. 21 Daniel 4 (Daniel, William, Widow Elizabeth Curtiss) m. May 11, 1736 Mary 5 dau. of Joseph 4 
and Elizabeth (Wells) Curtiss (Joseph, John, Widow) She d. Oct. 1782. He d. Oct. 1763. 

C.G. P. 21 Mary 5 dau. of Daniel 4 b. Oct. 1739. No record. 

C.G. P. 21 Anna 5 dau. of Daniel 4 . C.G. states that she m. 1st a Smith and 2nd Thomas Stratton, but 
Stratford V. R. Vol. 5, P. 70 has "married May 3, 1771 Thomas Stratton and Aner Curtiss." If 
she had been a widow her name would not appear as Curtiss. He, however, m. 1st May, 1746, Sarah, 
dau. of John Barlow who d. June 1770. Thomas Stratton b. Mar. 13, 1723 son of Thomas and 
Mary (Johnson) Stratton. He d. July 1787. Anna d. Jan. 11, 1811. 

C.G. P. 21 Eunice 5 dau. of Daniel 4 b. Nov. 8, 1744 probably m. Stephen Frost. She d. Jan. 15, 1807. 
Their dau. Elizabeth Frost m. Philo 7 Curtiss (Lewis, Henry, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow 
Elizabeth Curtiss), Stephen Frost d. Aug. 5, 1807. This record taken from the bible of Lewis 8 
Curtiss where she is given as Eunice Curtiss w. of Stephen Frost. 

C.G. P. 21 Hannah 5 dau. of Daniel 4 b. Sept. 1749. No record. 

C.G. P. 21 Elizabeth 5 dau. of Daniel 4 b. Sept. 1751, m. in Trumbull, Conn. Nov. 1770 Samuel Edwards. 
They had: 

1 Betsey Edwards bp. Nov. 29, 1772 

2 Eli Edwards bp. Sept. 1775 

C.G. P. 21 Hezekiah 4 Curtiss (Daniel, William Widow Elizabeth Curtiss) b. 1708 m. Oct. 9, 1771 

Mehitabel Hubbell b. 1713, dau. of Richard and Abigail (Thompson) Hubbell. She d. 1790. He d. 
Oct. 9, 1771. His will dated Oct. 3, 1771 proved Nov. 5, 1771 has this unusual stipulation: 
"To son, Abel, one-half of dwelling house and several parcels of land restricted as follows: - 
All the above lands I give to my above said son for special reasons I have in my own mind, upon 
these conditions that he lives to have a lawful son begotten of his own body, and if he does not , 
the above said lands are to return to his brothers and sisters and to be divided equally between 
them all in quantity and quality, and until such time as my above said son Abel has a lawful son 
as above said he is not empowered but is forbid to sell any of the above said lands unless special 
occasion for his own support, nor then without the consent of his brothers." Also named are wife 
Mehitable, sons Ezra and Hezekiah and daughters Uraniah Buckingham and Mehitable Curtiss. 
Witnesses: Edward Larkin and James Beebe. 

Abel 5 died childless Nov. 18, 1830 outliving all the other children and the settlement of the estate 
occurred in April 1831 as follows: One quarter to legal heirs of Ezra Curtiss, deceased. Ezra's 
will dated Sept. 13, 1808 gives all his estate to his nephew Ezra DeForest, son of his sister 
Mehitable who married first Benjamin DeForest. This proves that Ezra had no children and was, 
perhaps, unmarried as his wife is not of record. The settlement continues: "One quarter to 
legal heirs of Hezekiah, Jr., deceased. One quarter to legal heirs of Urania Buckingham, de- 
ceased." Her heirs appear to be Hezekiah Buckingham of Roxbury, Conn. Nancy, wife of Benjamin 
Peck of Milford, Conn. Enoch Buckingham of Huntington, Conn. Samuel Buckingham of Hunting- 
ton, Conn., Isaac B. Buckingham of Huntington, Conn. "One quarter to Ezra DeForest only heir of 
Mehitable Lockwood." 

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C.G. P. 22 Urania* dau. of Hezekiah 4 . She was b. Sept. 26, 1743 and m. 1763 Enoch Buckingham he b. 
Dec. 15, 1740 son of Samuel and Silence (Clark) Buckingham of Huntington. He d. May 12, 1814. 
The Buckingham record says she d. 1807, but C.G. says she d. Mar. 18, 1823. 

C G P 22 Mehitabel 5 dau. of Hezekiah 4 b. Aug. 4, 1751 m. 1st 1773 Benjamin DeForest of Ripton, Conn., 
he b. Dec. 28, 1749 son of Benjamin and Esther (Beardsley) DeForest. He d. Aug. 1, 1784 and she 
m. 2nd Lockwood. She d. May 7, 1830. 

C.G. P. 22 Beulah 5 dau. of Hezekiah 4 b. 1754, d. Sept. 16, 1771. She never married. C.G. states that 
she m. Curtiss. This error comes from her gravestone incorrectly inscribed, "Mrs." 

Beulah Curtiss. 

C.G. P. 22 Ebenezer 4 Curtiss (Ebenezer, William, Widow Elizabeth Curtiss) b. d. 1749. He 

m. 1st Nov. 25, 1730 Abigail dau. of Ensign George Clarke of Milford, Conn. She d. Nov. 29, 1746 
ae. 32. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register Vol. 54, P. 585 calls her Elizabeth 
Clarke. He m. 2nd Mary . 

C.G. P. 22 Ruth 5 dau. of Ebenezer 4 b. Dec. 7, . She may be that Ruth Curtiss who m. Sept. 30, 

1753 Warman Duncan in Stratford, Conn. V. R 

C.G. P. 22 Phebe 5 dau. of Ebenezer 4 b. Nov. 27, 1731 m. Oct. 30, 1752 Samuel Osborn, b. May 1731 son 
of Samuel and Mary (Jones) Osborn. They named their first child Ebenezer Curtiss Osborn. 

C.G. P. 22 Anna 5 dau. of Ebenezer 4 b. Feb. 4, 1733/4 m. June 28, 1752 Samuel Hazard. He d. Dec. 7, 
1755. They had: 

1 Abigail Hazard b. 1753 

2 Anna Hazard b. 1755 
Further record of Anna 5 not known. 

C.G. P. 22 Samuel 5 son of Ebenezer 4 died on the day he was born Jan. 8, 1735/6. 

C.G. P. 22 Nathaniel 4 Curtiss (Zachariah, William, Widow Elizabeth Curtiss) m. Nov. 27, 1712 Hannah, 
dau. of John Wells of Hartford. C.G. states she was dau. of Samuel Wells which is not correct. 
It is curious that Nathaniel 4 and his wife Hannah and two of their sons, Thomas and Joshua, all 
died in 1761. 

C.G. P. 22 Sarah 5 dau. of Nathaniel 4 probably had no heirs as she was single in 1761 and was born 
about 1716. 

C.G. P. 22 Comfort 5 dau. of Nathaniel 4 m. Matthew Seymour of Redfield, Conn. 

C.G. P. 22 Hannah 5 dau. of Nathaniel 4 m. Hull of Derby, Conn. 

C.G. P. 22 Mercy 5 dau. of Nathaniel 4 . Probably m. Jacob Ressigue also of Redfield, Conn. The will of 
her brother Joshua may have been misread in which he speaks of his sister Mercy Russell. C.G. 
calls her husband Pessique, no doubt a misreading of Ressigue. The Ressigue Genealogy states 
that Jacob Ressigue b. Fairfield, Conn. Aug. 14, 1719, son of Alexander and Sarah (Bouticou) 
Ressigue m. Mary 5 dau. of Nathan 4 and Eunice (Judson) Curtis (Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) 
which is impossible as it can be proved that this Mary 5 m. Nathaniel 5 brother of Mercy 5 who m. 
Jacob Ressigue. Mercy 5 was born about 1720 and the record "Apr. 1737" may be a baptismal 
record. Her sister Elizabeth was b. 1722 but baptized Aug. 1742 and her brother Joshua was b. 
in 1726 but baptized Sept. 1746. The Ressigue Genealogy states that Jacob Ressigue d. Dec. 27, 
1801, and his wife "Mary" d. Mar. 17, 1797 ae. 77, so b. 1720. 

C.G. P. 23 Elizabeth 5 dau. of Nathaniel 4 b. 1722 m. July 4, 1741 Samuel son of Abel and Comfort (Wells) 
Birdseye. They had Eunice Birdseye bp. Jan. 24, 1741/2. 

C.G. P. 23 Isaac 4 Curtiss (Zachariah, William. Widow Elizabeth Curtiss) m. 1st Sept. 8, 1726 Elizabeth 

Bostwick dau. of Zachariah and Elizabeth Bostwick. m. 2nd Sarah . Probably dau. of 

Thomas and Elizabeth (Coney) Booth. She bp. Apr. 3, 1709. He d. 1741 and she m. 2nd Abraham 
Blakeman. 

C.G. P. 23 Jerusha 5 dau. of Isaac 4 m. Nathan Peck, Jr, of Greenwich, Conn. 

C.G. P. 23 Elizabeth 5 dau. of Isaac 4 b. Dec. 2, 1729 mentioned in distribution of her father's estate 
Feb. 20, 1746/7. 

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C.G. P. 23 Sarah 5 dau. of Isaac 4 b. May 9, 1731 mentioned in distribution of her father's estate Feb. 20, 
1746/7. 

C.G. P. 23 Benjamin 6 b. Feb. 20, 1732 "son of Isaac and Sarah died Oct. 21, 1738" in B.I. Stratford V.R. 
read "Isaac and Elizabeth." Note: B.I. refers to the Barbour Index at Hartford State Library. 

C.G. P. 23 Naomi 5 dau. of Isaac 4 and Sarah b. Feb. 2, 1735/6, mentioned in distribution of her father's 
estate Feb. 20, 1746/7. 

C.G. P. 23 Zachariah 4 Curtiss (Zachariah, William, Widow Elizabeth Curtiss) b. April 1, 1697, m. Jan. 
9, 1721 Mary dau. of Daniel Mitchell, she b. Feb. 27, 1701 and d. Jan. 3, 1745. He d. Trumbull, 
Conn. Feb. 18, 1746. 

C.G. P. 23 Eunice 6 dau. of Zachariah 4 b. Oct. 3, 1722, d. Jan. 19, 1754 m. Nov. 7, 1745 John Hinman son 

of Edward Hinman. He b. Nov. 23, 1712. He m. 2nd Aug. 15, 1754, Ann Nichols. By wife Eunice 
he had: 

1 Zachariah Hinman b. June 20, 1746 

2 John Hinman b. Feb. 5, 1748 

3 David Hinman b. Feb. 10, 1750 

4 Jonas Hinman b. Mar. 31, 1752 

C.G. P. 23 Mary 5 dau. of Zachariah 4 b. Nov. 6, 1724 m. Richard Salmon who d. 1751/2 leaving widow 
Mary. 

C.G. P. 23 Rhoda 5 dau. of Zachariah 4 b. June 19, 1726 m. before Feb. 18, 1745/6 Allen as she 

is called "my dau. Rhoda Allen" on that date in her father's will. 

C.G. P. 23 Beulah 6 dau. of Zachariah 4 b. Feb. 5, 1727/8 d. unmarried in 1749. 

C.G. P. 23 Susanna 5 dau. of Zachariah 4 b. Oct. 6, 1736 m. Dec. 17, 1755 David Seeley, son of Joseph and 
Hannah Seeley. ■ ■ ■ j 

C.G. P. 23 (Rev.) Jeremiah 4 Curtiss (Zachariah, William, Widow Elizabeth Curtiss) b. May 26, 1706 

m. 1st Jan. 7, 1730/1, Hannah Burnham, eldest dau. of Rev. William and Hannah (Wolcott) Burnham 
she b. Nov. 18, 1708 d. Apr. 10, 1772 and he m. 2nd May 4, 1774 Rachel widow of Joseph Guernsey, 
Jr., she d. Oct. 21, 1794. He d. March 31, 1795. He was graduated from Yale in 1724. He was 
the first pastor of the Congregational Church at Southington, Conn. 

C.G. P. 24 Sarah 5 dau. of Rev. Jeremiah 4 b. Apr. 12, 1733 m. Aug. 15, 1751 Noah Gridley b. 1722, son of 
Joseph and Hannah (Lewis) Gridley who d. May 11, 1811. She d. Aug. 8, 1806. 

C.G. P. 24 Hannah 5 dau. of Rev. Jeremiah 4 b. Sept. 1, 1735 m. Nov. 13, 1755 Job Lewis of Southington. 
He b. Apr. 20, 1730 son of Nathan and Mercy (Gridley) Lewis. He d. Dec. 5, 1813. She d. May 4, 
1810. 

C.G. P. 24 Mary 5 dau. of Rev. Jeremiah 4 b. Aug. 20, 1742 m. Aug. 7, 1769 Dr. Phineas Clark. She d. 
Oct. 1771. 

C.G. P. 24 Lucy 5 dau. of Rev. Jeremiah 4 b. Aug. 5, 1745 m. Feb. 17, 1764 Lieut. Elisha Root, he bapt. 
July 6, 1737, son of Jonathan and Ruth Root. She d. May 6, 1773. They had: 

1 Hannah Root b. Mar. 1, 1765 m. Asahel Gridley 

2 Lucy Root b. May 1768 m. Amos Newell 

3 Joel Root b. Aug. 31, 1770 m. Eleanor Strong 

4 Curtiss Root b. Apr. 1773 d. Sept. 16, 1793 

C.G. P. 24 Abigail 5 dau. of Rev. Jeremiah 4 . No record. 

C.G. P. 24 William 4 Curtiss (Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth Curtiss) b. Sept. 22, 1693, m. Mar. 24, 
1725/6 Prudence Judson dau. of Samuel and Mary Judson. She b. Sept. 19, 1700. He d. 1767. 

C.G. P. 24 Anne 5 dau. of William 4 b. Oct. 24, 1730. She was single in 1767 at the date of her father's 
will; however she is probably that Anne Curtiss who m. Nov. 16, 1769 Justus Edwards. 

C.G. P. 24 Abigail 5 dau. of William 4 b. Oct. 10, 1731 m. Treat Mills b. 1730 son of Rev. 

Jedediah and Abigail (Treat) Mills. He d. June 1771 in New York City. They had: 

1 Abigail Mills 

2 William Curtiss Mills 

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3 Mary A. Mills 

4 Samuel Mills 

5 Jonathan Mills 

6 Tryphania Mills 

7 Mills 

Abigail survived him. 

C.G. P. 25 Abraham 4 Curtiss (Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth Curtiss) b. May 10, 1701, m. Feb. 25, 
1724/5 Elizabeth, dau. of John and Mary Wells. He d. Sept. 7, 1779. She d. Aug. 31, 1770 ae. 68. 
Although this couple lived a long life only two children are of record. Their son Stephen 5 is not 
that Stephen who m. Tabitha Beardsley as C.G. states. That Stephen 5 was son of Jonathan 4 
(Jonathan, William Widow Elizabeth Curtiss). The true Stephen 5 son of Abraham 4 will be taken 
up with the fifth generation. 

C.G. P. 25 Elizabeth 5 dau. of Abraham 4 b. Nov. 25, 1729 m. 1747 Joseph Tomlinson b. Nov. 13, 

1724 son of Zachariah and Hannah (Beach) Tomlinson who d. Oct. 5, 1774. She d. July 28, 1809 
ae. 80. They had Katherine Tomlinson who m. William Shelton and had Edwin Shelton who m. 
Hannah Susan 8 Curtis (Silas, Silas, Stiles, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth Curtiss) 
Joseph Tomlinson also had by Elizabeth 5 Curtiss a dau. Elizabeth Tomlinson b. 1758 who m. 1776 
Philip Wells. 

C.G. P. 25 Josiah 4 Curtiss (Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth Curtiss) b. Jan. 6, 1702/3. m. Nov. 28, 
1727 Mary Judson b. Apr. 11, 1703, dau. of John Judson and his 3rd wife Mary dau. of Tudor Orton 
of Farmington, Conn. She d. in fall of 1756. He d. May 26, 1773. 

C.G. P. 25 Mary 5 dau. of Josiah 4 b. Oct. 26, 1728 m. Wells "Mary Wells" in her father's will. 

C.G. P. 25 Ann 5 dau. of Josiah 4 b. Jan. 27, 1742/3 m. Dec. 23, 1764 Ephraim 8 Curtiss (Stiles, Ephraim, 
Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth). She d. Jan. 15, 1802. 

C.G. P. 25 Benjamin 4 Curtiss (Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth Curtiss) b. Dec. 25, 1704 m. 1st Aug. 
27, 1727/8 Elizabeth Birdseye b. Dec. 16, 1706 dau. of Abel and Comfort (Wells) Birdseye. She d. 
Feb. 24, 1773 and he m. 2nd June 17, 1773 Bathsheba Ford. She d. New Milford, Conn. Nov. 15, 
1799 ae. 90 He d. July 28, 1782/3. Resided in Newtown, Conn. 

C.G. P. 26 Phebe 5 dau. of Benjamin 4 b. Oct. 5, 1729 m. Dec. 25, 1751 Daniel Morehouse. 

C.G. P. 26 Eunice 5 dau. of Benjamin 4 b. Jan. 13, 1731 m. Dec. 25, 1753 Amos Hard, son of James and 
Hannah (Kimberly) Hard. The name is written Hard (not Hurd as given in C.G.) in will of Benja- 
min 4 Curtiss. They had: 

who m. Sarah widow of Benjamin French 



m. Abigail dau. of Gould 5 Curtiss (Matthew, Josiah, Wm. 
Widow Elizabeth) 



1 


Curtiss Hard 


2 


Daniel Hard 


3 


Amos Hard, Jr. 


4 


Abigail Hard 


5 


Abel Hard 


6 


Cyrus Hard 


7 


Amarillis Hard 


8 


Elizabeth Hard 


9 


Eunice Hard 


10 


Jerusha Hard 


11 


Phebe Hard 



C.G. P. 26 Elizabeth 5 dau. of Benjamin 4 b. Oct. 26, 1733 m. Capt. John Glover b. Feb. 11, 1732 d. July 
2, 1802. 

C.G. P. 26 Sarah 5 dau. of Benjamin 4 b. Mar. 25, 1744, m. July 17, 1764 Nirom Hard b. Dec. 18, 1740 son 
of Abner and Hannah (Beers) Hard. Their dau. Sally Hard b. Jan. 9, 1781 m. Alfred Devine* 
Curtiss (Benjamin, Benjamin, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth). Nirom and Sarah (Curtiss) Hard 
also had a son Lazarus Hard b. Oct. 29, 1765. Sarah d. Jan. 11, 1828. 

C.G. P. 26 Peter 4 Curtiss (Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth Curtiss) b. Apr. 1, 1707, m. 1st Nov. 4, 
1728 Hester dau. of Ephraim and Hester (Belding) Clarke. They settled in what is now Monroe,' 
Conn. She b. Aug. 22, 1709 and d. July 6, 1744. He m. 2nd July 20, 1745 Mary Hawley b. Jan. 29, 

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1717/18 dau. of Henry and Mary (Pickett) Hawley. Peter 4 d. Mar. 30, 1766 and she m. 2nd William 
Minor of Woodbury. She d. Oct. 31, 1768. 

^.G. P. 26 Bethia 5 dau. of Peter 4 and 1st w b Mar. 30, 1730 m. Abel Hawley of Woodbury. 

T.G. P. 26 Mehitabel 5 dau. of Peter 4 and 1st w. b. Aug. 5, 1732 m. Samuel Blakeman. 

:.G. P. 26 Martha 5 dau. of Peter 4 b. June 30, 1735, m. Samuel Adams of Stratford. 

:.G. P. 27 Matthew 4 Curtiss (Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth Curtiss) b. Dec. 1, 1712 m. 1st June 2, 
1737 Phebe Judson b. Feb. 19, 1718 dau. of Capt. David and Phebe (Stiles) Judson. She d. Sept. 18, 
1758 and he m. 2nd Dec. 5, 1759 Abigail Gold widow of Nathan Thompson. He d. Nov. 29, 1796. 

C.G. P. 27 Phebe 5 dau. of Matthew 4 b. Feb. 20, 1737/8 m. Aug. 3, 1756 Rev. John Beach, Jr. b. Sept. 5, 
1734 d. May 15, 1791 son of Rev. John Beach and his wife Sarah. Phebe d. Dec. 4, 1815. They 
had: 

1 John Beach b. Dec. 9, 1757 

2 Phebe Beach b. Jan. 29, 1760 

3 Isaac Beach 

4 Hannah Beach b. May 22, 1765 m. John 6 son of Abijah 5 Curtis 
(Benjamin, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth Curtis) 

5 Esther Beach 

6 Sylvia Beach 

7 Rebecca Beach 

P. 27 Charles 4 Curtiss (Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. Jan. 1, 1715/16. He had a twin sister 

Mehitabel 4 of whom no record. Charles 4 Curtiss m.c. 1736 Desire dau. of Daniel and Mary 

Brewster of Brookhaven, Suffolk Co., L.I., N.Y. Distribution of Estate of Daniel Brewster May 2, 
1753 recorded Feb. 26, 1756 states widow Mary and sons John and Daniel, Jr., executors, convey 
to Charles Curtiss of Stratford, Conn., his heirs and assigns land in Brookhaven to value of 585 
pounds. 

P. 27 Mary 5 dau. of Charles 4 b. Mar. 15, 1739/40. She is no doubt that Mary Curtiss who m. Mar. 
9, 1766 in Christ Episcopal Church at Stratford, Cyrus Folsom, son of Samuel and Ann (Bingham) 
Folsom. They removed to Greenwich, Washington Co. N.Y. 

P. 27 Ann 5 dau. of Charles 4 b. Aug. 28, 1744. 

P. 27 John 5 son of Charles 4 b. Feb. 1753. This John 5 will be considered in the fifth generation, but 
here it is very likely that he is that John Curtiss of Weston, Conn., who m. Abigail Lacy and re- 
moved about 1794 to Ballston, Saratoga Co., N.Y. He named a son John, another Daniel and John, 
Jr., named a son Charles. At this time in Warren Co., N.Y., was a Joel Curtis b. 1755 who m. 
1788 Lydia Winchell and he named children Ann, Daniel and John. Was he John's brother? 

P. 27 Josiah 5 Curtiss (Israel, Israel, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Apr. 1697, m. 1736 Hannah Hoyt 

dau. of John and Hannah Hoyt. He d. before Aug. 26, 1742 when the widow Hannah and her 

brother David Hoyt were appointed guardians of the two children Seth 6 b. 1737 and Hannah 6 . There 
is no record of Hannah 6 to date. Seth 6 will be taken up in sixth generation. The will of John Hoyt 
of Danbury dated Dec. 25, 1745 mentions dau. Hannah Curtiss, besides widow Hannah, dau. De- 
borah and son David. 

Stephen 5 Curtiss (Israel, Israel, John, Widow Elizabeth Curtiss) bp. Apr. 22, 1699, m.c. 
1727 Abigail Knapp. He d. Danbury, Conn. c. 1741, leaving an only son Stephen 6 and two daus. 
Stephen 6 will be taken up in sixth generation. 

Rebecca 6 Curtiss dau. of Stephen 5 b.c. 1729. No record. 

Abigail 6 Curtiss dau. of Stephen 5 b.c. 1732, m. Jan. 8, 1760 Noah Hoyt b. Mar. 26, 1741 son 
of Drake and Hannah (Knapp) Hoyt. Abigail d. May 20, 1760 and he m. 2nd Oct. 30, 1760 Sarah 
Comstock and 3rd Nov. 1, 1796 Ellen Purdy. 

P. 28 Nathan 5 Curtiss (John, Israel, John, Widow Elizabeth Curtiss) b. Feb. 2, 1701/2 m. May 

1732 Martha dau. of William and Martha Preston. He d. Oct. 19, 1761. She b. Apr. 23, 

1709 andd. June 23, 1764. 

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C.G. P. 28 Elizabeth 9 dau. of Nathan 5 bp. Oct. 28, 1733 m. Sept. 19, 1754 Thomas Bull b. 1729 son of 
David and Sarah (Ashley) Bull. (Rev. Sol.) He d. Feb. 24, 1804, she d. Apr. 30, 1770 and he m. 
2nd widow Amaryllis Prindle. 

C.G. P. 28 Martha 9 dau. of Nathan 5 bp. Mar. 13, 1737, m. Apr. 5, 1753 Dr. Alexander Graham, M.D., 

b. Oct. 1728 d. June 1785 son of Rev. John and Abigail (Chauncey) Graham of Southbury (Rev. Sol). 
She d. Feb. 16, 1826. 

C.G. P. 28 Ann 9 dau. of Nathan 5 bp. Mar. 30, 1740 m. July 18, 1764 Edward Hinman b. Apr. 2, 1730 
d. Feb. 24, 1804 son of Judge Noah and Sarah (Scoville) Hinman. She d. Apr. 13, 1770. 

C.G. P. 28 John 5 Curtis (John, Israel, John, Widow Elizabeth Curtiss) b. Feb. 3, 1710/11, m.c. 1729 
Abiah Kimberly b. 1712 dau. of Abraham and Abigail (Fitch) Kimberly, of Newtown, Conn. John 5 
Curtis was killed by lightning 1743 in his doorway while holding his dau. Abiah in his arms. She 
was uninjured. 

C.G. P. 28 Joanna 9 dau. of John 5 b. May 22, 1737 m. as his 2nd w. Dec. 5, 1753 Henry Cramer, he b. 
Norwich, Conn. Jan. 8, 1734, son of Adam and Miriam (Cleveland) Cramer. She d. July 1816. 

C.G. P. 28 Abiah 9 dau. of John 5 bp. Jan. 21, 1739, m. Stephen Galpin. 

C.G. P. 28 Hannah 8 dau. of John 5 was his first-born child. She m. Sept. 26, 1745 Gideon Hinman bp. 

Nov. 1725 son of Judge Noah and his 1st w. Anna (Knowles) Hinman. Removed to Lanesboro, Mass. 

C.G. P. 29 Eve 9 dau. of John 5 bp. May 16, 1742. No record. 

C.G. P. 29 Hester 9 dau. of John 5 b. Dec. 11, 1743, m. Jan. 3, 1771 Elijah Hinman b. Apr. 1, 1733, son of 
Joseph and Esther (Downs) Hinman (Rev. Sol). Removed to Vt. 

C.G. P. 29 Peter 5 Curtiss (John, Israel, John, Widow Elizabeth Curtiss) b. Jan. 1, 1716, m. Nov. 27, 

1746/7 Mary Chittenden dau. of Josiah and Hannah (Sherman) Chittenden of Guilford, Conn. She b. 
Sept. 14, 1721 and d. July 4, 1810. He d. Lanesboro, Mass., Mar. 12, 1775. 

C.G. P. 29 Mabel 8 dau. of Peter 5 b. Mar. 16, 1747/8 her birth recorded at Town Clerk's office at South 
Britain, Conn. 

C.G. P. 29 Mary 8 dau. of Peter 5 b. Aug. 30, 1752 m. John Young. 

C.G. P. 29 David 5 Curtiss (John, Israel, John, Widow Elizabeth Curtiss) b. Jan. 21, 1718, m. 

Eunice Stiles, b. Aug. 18, 1717, dau. of Francis and Mary Stiles of Southbury. She d. Mar. 5, 
1783. He d. Sept. 15, 1782. 

C.G. P. 30 Eunice 9 dau. of David 5 b. Feb. 26, 1750, m. 1770 Ithiel Hicock b. Nov. 18, 1747, son of 

Joseph and Sarah (Wakeley) Hicock. Their son Curtiss Hicock b. Oct. 7, 1771 m. Sarah 7 Curtiss 
(David, David, John, Israel, John, Widow Elizabeth Curtiss). 

C.G. P. 30 Love 9 dau. of David 5 b. Aug. 31, 1755, m. June 10, 1782 Graham Hurd. (Note: Southbury, 
Conn. V.R. "Love Curtiss m. Jan. 1, 1788/9 Ebenezer Wheeler.") 

C.G. P. 30 Olive 9 dau. of David 5 b. Apr. 5, 1752, m. Oct. 15, 1782 as his 2nd wife Thomas Parmalee. 
He b. July 1, 1742. He m. 1st Elizabeth Root. Olive (Curtiss) Parmalee d. Clinton, Oneida Co., 
N.Y. Feb. 25, 1836. They had a son Curtiss Stiles Parmalee b. 1784 who probably m. Ann 
Trumbull of Rhode Island. He and his son Curtiss Stiles Parmalee, Jr., are in the church records 
at Clinton, N.Y. 

C.G. P. 30 Joseph 5 Curtiss (Stephen, Israel, John, Widow Elizabeth Curtiss) b. Oct. 20, 1700; m. Mary 
dau. of Rev. Anthony Stoddard of Woodbury. She d. May 27, 1727 and he d. June 5, 1727. They 
had only two children: Thaddeus 8 who removed to Vt. and - 

C.G. P. 30 Prudence 9 dau. of Joseph 5 b. June 1724, m. William Martin of Bethlehem, Conn. 

C.G. P. 30 Daniel 5 Curtiss (Stephen, Israel, John, Widow Elizabeth Curtiss) b. Jan. 12, 1702/3, m. 

1st June 3, 1730 Phebe Martin bp. Jan. 1704 dau. of William and Abigail (Nichols) Martin, m. 2nd 
Sept. 2, 1760 Sarah Hinman bp. Nov. 17, 1728 dau. of Titus and Sarah (Noble) Hinman and widow of 
David Hinman. She d. Jan. 12, 1807 ae. 78. He d. Aug. 14, 1784. 

C.G. P. 20 Phebe 9 dau. of Daniel 5 and his 1st w., b. Oct. 8, 1736, m. Amos Hicock bp. Apr. 2, 1738 son 
of Benjamin and Sarah (Stiles) Hicock. 

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C.G. P. 30 Sarah 6 dau. of Daniel 5 and his 2nd.w. bp. Aug. 6, 1762 m. Apr. 10, 1778 Joel Hinman bp. Apr. 

10, 1748, d. Mar. 9, 1813 son of Benjamin and Molly (Stiles) Hinman (Rev. Sol.) She d. Jan. 23 1856 
ae. 94. 

C.G. P. 30 Mary 6 dau. of Daniel 5 and his 2nd w. bp. June 7, 1767 m. May 2, 1785 Park Brown of Stratford, 
Conn. She d. June 30, 1825. 

C.G. P. 14 Stephen 5 Curtiss (Stephen, Israel, John, Widow Elizabeth Curtiss) b. Feb. 23, 1710 died 1781 
childless. He m. 1st Dec. 20, 1733 Lois Hicock dau. of Benjamin and Hannah (Skeel) Hicock. She 
d. June 29, 1776 ae. 68. She b. Mar. 18, 1708/9. He m. 2nd Huldah nee Knowles, widow of Daniel 
Hicock July 16, 1777. She survived him. 

C.G. P. 30 Israel 5 Curtiss (Stephen, Israel, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. July 23, 1716, m. Martha Eunice 
Towner Jan. 31, 1739. He d. Dec. 14, 1795 ae. 80. She d. Apr. 14, 1803 ae. 84 (b. 1719). The 
Towner Genealogy gives only the 1739 marriage to Martha Eunice Towner. 

C.G. P. 31 Eunice 6 dau. of Israel 5 b. July 8, 1748, d. July 14, 1804 m. Sept. 26, 1768 Stephen Bateman. 

C.G. P. 31 Daniel 6 son of Israel 5 b. May 18, 1746. No record in C.G. There was a Daniel Curtiss who 
m. at Oxford, Conn. Nov. 16, 1768 Tryel Ward. He resided in Southbury and had two daughters. 

C.G. P. 31 Sarah 6 dau. of Israel 5 b. Apr. 3, 1749, m. Dec. 16, 1767 Thomas Strong b. Nov. 5, 1740 son 
of Return and Elizabeth (Andrews) Strong. 

C.G. P. 31 Ruth 6 dau. of Israel 5 b. Aug. 24, 1753 m. Nov. 18, 1773 Luther Bateman. 

C.G. P. 31 Reuben 6 son of Israel 5 b. Feb. 25, 1755 m. Mar. 16, 1781 Hannah Peck. She d. Mar. 13, 1834 
ae. 75. He d. July 14, 1804 (Rev. Sol.). His will dated Mar. 22, 1803 mentions his wife Hannah. 
Their deaths are taken from a bible record. She was his only wife. His will mentions five 
nephews: 

1 Japhet son of brother Benjamin 

2 Abel son of brother Joseph 

3 Ransom son of brother Stephen 

4 Reuben son of brother Joseph (This Reuben not of record.) 

5 Luther son of brother Israel 

The last was Martin Luther Curtiss. His will also mentions Betsy Wescot, "for love and good 
will" her relationship not known. 

C.G. P. 31 Abijah 6 son of Israel 5 b. Sept. 26, 1756, m. May 5, 1778 Olive Hicock. He d. Oct. 12, 1805 at 
Utica, N.Y. She was bp. July 17, 1763 dau. of Amos and Phebe (Curtiss^ Hicock. Her mother was 
dau. of Daniel 5 Curtiss (Stephen, Israel, John, Widow Elizabeth). Children not given in C.G. Two 
are of record: 

Not in C.G. Lois 7 dau. of Abijah 6 b. m. Oct. 18, 1802 in Southbury. Elihu Trowbridge b. Jan. 

11, 1776. He was administrator of the estate of Abijah 6 Curtiss. He d. Clinton, N.Y. near Utica, 
May 7, 1815 son of Philemon and Eunice (Hicock) Trowbridge. They had Maria Trowbridge b. 
1804 Cornelia Trowbridge, b. 1812. 

Not in C.G. Sarah 7 dau. of Abijah 6 b. Aug. 20, 1781 Southbury, Conn. m. there Apr. 10, 1806 Ezekiel 

Williams b. Southbury, Jan. 8, 1782 son of Ezekiel and Sarah (Dana) Williams. She d. June 22, 

1834, ae. 52 at Auburn, N.Y. (Note: Perhaps another child of Abijah 6 may have been that Daniel 

Curtiss who m. in Southbury Mar. 4, 1805 Anna R. Bartholemew.) 

The 1850 census of Kirkland Township, Oneida Co., N.Y. shows Olive Curtiss widow ae. 96 (b. 

1754) in home of Philemon Trowbridge ae. 57. 
C.G. P. 31 Olive 6 dau. of Israel 5 b. Nov. 24, 1759, m. Aug. 22, 1782 Solomon Johnson of Woodbury, he 

bp. Dec. 17, 1755 son of Gideon and Dorcas (Hicock) Johnson. Olive d. Oct. 18, 1797. 
C.G. P. 31 Benjamin 5 Curtiss (Nathaniel, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth Curtiss) b. Apr. 27, 1703, 

m. Miriam dau. of Samuel and Hope Cook of Wallingford, Conn. Dec. 12, 1727. She d. May 

29, 1776 ae. 74. He d. Oct. 30, 1754. 
C.G. P. 31 Esther 6 dau. of Benjamin 5 b. Oct. 2, 1728, m. July 20, 1749 Timothy Thompson of East 

Haven, Conn. 

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C.G. P. 31 Susanna 6 dau. of Benjamin 5 b. Nov. 9, 1732 d. Oct. 19, 1809, m. May 12, 1756 Stephen 

Perkins. 
C.G. P. 32 Miriam 8 dau. of Benjamin 5 b. Aug. 30, 1737, m. Nov. 18, 1762 Daniel Parker. 

C.G. P. 32 Ruth 8 dau. of Benjamin 5 b. Sept. 21, 1741, d. Feb. 19, 1807, m. 1762 John Woodward b. Oct. 6, 
1742 son of John, Jr., and Mary (Denison) Woodward of E. Haven, Conn. They had: 

1 Hezekiah Woodward b. June 13, 1763 

2 John Woodward b. Dec. 27, 1768 

3 Jeremiah Woodward b.Aug. 5, 1771 

4 Mary Woodward b. May 8, 1773 m. Eleazer Hemingway 

5 Boswell Woodward b. Nov. 5, 1775 

6 James Woodward b. July 12, 1780 

C.G. P. 32 Moses 5 Curtiss (Nathaniel, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Aug. 9, 1706, m. Nov. 9, 1731 
Eunice Cole, dau. of Joseph and Abigail (Royce) Cole. He d. Mar. 3, 1737 and she m. 2nd Nov. 3, 
1737 Jedediah Norton son of Thomas and Rebecca (Neale) Norton. He d. Dec. 3, 1794. Children: 

1 Eldad 8 b. Nov. 13, 1732 

2 Abigail 8 b. Sept. 7, 1735 she d. young. 

Moses's will calls Eldad his only child. He removed to Vermont before the Revolution and such 
data as is on file at Montpelier will be given when Eldad 8 is taken up in the sixth generation and 
some of this data is conjectural awaiting confirmation by living descendants. 

C.G. P. 32 Enos 5 Curtiss (Nathaniel, Thomas, John Widow Elizabeth Curtiss) b. Mar. 15, 1708 Walling- 
ford, Conn. m. 1st June 11, 1732 Mary Yale dau. of Thomas and Mary (Benham) Yale of Walling- 

ford, she d. Feb. 27, 1775 ae. 67. They resided in Meriden, Conn. He m. 2nd Sarah . 

His will filed on Mar. 4, 1788. He removed in 1762 to Stockbridge, Mass. His will is dated May 
23, 1786 and mentions wife Sarah, son Titus, dau. Anna Martindale son Enos, dau. Mary Andrews, 
dau. Comfort Richards, dau. Lois Hullist er. 

C.G. P. 32 Mary 8 dau. of Enos 5 b. Nov. 8, 1736, m. Andrews. 

C.G. P. 32 Anna 8 dau. of Enos 5 b. July 29, 1740, m. Elisha Martindale. Children: Edward and Henry 
Curtiss Martindale of Kingsbury, N.Y.; also Moses Curtiss Martindale and Aaron Curtiss 
Martindale. 

C.G. P. 32 Comfort 6 dau. of Enos 5 b. June 25, 1744, m. Charles Richards b. 1742 son of Daniel and Jane 
(Buckland) Richards. He d. Goshen, Conn. July 4, 1817. She d. Apr. 10, 1825. Resided in Lenox, 
Mass. They had: 

1 Chester Richards 

2 Russell Richards 

3 Mary Richards 

4 Esther Richards 

5 Enos Richards 

C.G. P. 32 Lois 6 dau. of Enos 5 b. Mar. 1, 1752, m. Hollister. 

C.G. P. 32 Nathan 5 Curtiss (Nathaniel, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth Curtiss) b. May 12, 1709, 

Wallingford, Conn. Removed to Lenox, Mass, 1766, m. Oct. 7, 1740 Esther Bishop. They had: 

CG. P. 33 1 Moses 6 son of Nathan 5 b. Aug. 8, 1741, d. July 21, 1758. 

2 Amos 6 son of Nathan 5 b. Mar. 24, 1742/3 

3 Esther 6 dau. of Nathan 5 b. Mar. 7, 1744/5 

Here the record in C.G. stops and the three given above are not carried out, yet Nathan resided in 
Wallingford for twenty years longer. And Wallingford V.R. have records that point to more chil- 
dren. For example: 

Sarah Curtiss m. in Wallingford 1768 Reuben Root b. 1740 son of Daniel Root, and Reuben Root d. 
d. Aug. 1802 in Lenox, Mass. Mary Curtiss of Wallingford m. Dec. 5, 1785 Amos Parks b. 1761 
son of Gamaliel and Elizabeth Parks. The last one taken from Davis's History of Wallingford 
which contains many errors. (Note: Joel 5 Curtis b. 1761 Wallingford (Rev. Sol.) (Joseph, Joseph, 
Isaac, Richard Curtis of Dorchester, Mass. and Wallingford, Conn.) also removed to Lenox, 
Mass. but none of his relatives did.) 

C.G. P. 33 Jacob 5 Curtiss (Nathaniel, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth Curtiss) b. Aug. 23, 1710 Wal- 
lingford m. Abigail Foote, June 23, 1736/7 dau. of Joseph Foote, Jr., of Branford where he d. 

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1737/8 and she m. 2nd Sept. 11, 1739 Rev. Solomon Palmer, son of Daniel and Elizabeth Palmer. 
He d. Nov. 2, 1771 and she d. Mar. 1775 ae. 70. She had by Jacob Curtiss a son, Jacob Curtiss, 
Jr. b. Branford Oct. 1, 1737 (Rev. Sol.) who m. Elizabeth Dickerman of New Haven, Conn., Dec! 4, 
1760. No further record. 

C.G. P. 33 Nathaniel 5 Curtiss (Nathaniel, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth Curtiss) b. Jan. 1, 1718 
Wallingford, Conn. m. April 19, 1749 Lois 4 Curtis b. Feb. 11, 1721 dau. of Joseph 3 and Ann 
(Stevens) Curtis (Isaac, Richard Curtis of Dorchester, Mass. and Wallingford, Conn.) Removed 
to Meriden, Conn, where he d.c. 1784. 

C.G. P. 33 Eunice 8 dau. of Nathaniel 5 b. Apr. 12, 1750 m. Sept. 30, 1776 as his 2nd w. Jeremiah Hull b. 
Jan. 8, 1729 d. Apr. 24, 1790 son of Jeremiah and Hannah (Cook) Hull. Jeremiah Hull m. 1st Mary 
Merriam who d. in 1774. 

C.G. P. 33 Samuel 5 Curtiss (Samuel, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth Curtiss) b. Sept. 28, 1709 Walling- 
ford, Conn. C.G. says he m. 1st Nov. 6, 1734 Eunice Atwater who d. July 23, 1750 but C.G. omits 
whom hem. 2nd. Parson Hill's records call his wife Hagur. This seldom used biblical given name 
might lead to the discovery of his 2nd wife's surname. His first child was Elizabeth 8 bp. Oct. 12, 
1735 and d. Jan. 5, 1737 from Parson Hill's records. Samuel 5 owned land in Wallingford, Farming- 
ton, New Cheshire and Northbury. The next child was Ezekiel 8 Curtiss b. 1737 who m. in South- 
ington June 14, 1757 Lois Gloid. He was a Rev. Sol. and was killed by a cart Oct. 21, 1810. She d. 
Aug. 17, 1828. There is no record of children and Parson Hill's records do not mention him. The 
next child of record was Samuel Edmond 6 b. Oct. 10, 1739 and d. 1740; then Solomon 8 b. June 2, 
1741 considered later; then Eunice 8 b. Aug. 30, 1743 who m. Feb. 8, 1768 Jehiel Byington and not 
Robert Patten as C.G. states. That Eunice was dau. of Abner 5 (Joseph, Thomas, John, Widow 
Elizabeth Curtiss). Then Samuel 8 b. Sept. 16, 1745, d. Dec. 23, 1745. Then Thankful 8 b. Mar. 16, 
1747 of whom no record. Then Elizabeth 8 b. Mar. 26, 1749, d. July 15, 1750. 

Not in C.G. Amasa Hitchcock's diary states that Samuel Curtiss and Ethan Curtiss "left no heirs in 
Cheshire that I know of." That this Ethan was son of Samuel 5 by his 2nd wife is borne out by the 
records in the hands of descendants of Ethan. He was born about 1752 and he m. in Southington 
Jan. 17, 1778 Elizabeth Warner. Their first son was named Samuel b. Southington, Apr. 27, 1781. 
The fact that Amasa Hitchcock knew of no heirs is due to the fact that the family removed to 
Sheffield, Mass., where the son Samuel m. Jan. 8, 1802 Mary Ann, dau. of Moses Churchill, she b. 
there Feb. 2, 1786. Samuel, the son of Ethan had a sister Eunice, if any weight is to be attached 
to given names. The family record of Ethan 8 will be given in the sixth generation. 

C.G. P. 34 Enoch 5 Curtiss (Samuel, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth Curtiss) b. Jan. 21, 1711 Wallingford, 
Conn. m. June 6, 1739 Rachel Plumb b. Milford, Conn. Mar. 4, 1716 d. Jan. 1789 dau. of John, Jr., 
and Rachel (Bunnell) Plumb. Resided in New Cheshire, Conn. 1743 removed to Farmington, Conn. 
He d. Nov. 7, 1759 and Rachel m. 2nd Mar. 5, 1774 Silas Clark b. Oct. 18, 1706, son of Samuel and 
Mary (Brown) Clark. 

Not in C.G. Rachel 6 dau. of Enoch 5 b. 1740 m. Feb. 24, 1762 Barnebas Lewis he b. Wallingford Aug. 17, 
1733 son of Dr. Benjamin and Esther (Matthews) Lewis. Rachel was his third wife and they re- 
moved to Wells, Vt. They had: 

1 Jerusha Lewis b. Nov. 1, 1763 m. Doran 

2 Zurial Lewis b. Sept. 30, 1764 m. Lucy Bunnell 

3 Deborah Lewis b. Sept. 3, 1766 m. Robert 6 Curtiss 

(Joshua, Joseph, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) 
They had John 7 and Asahel 7 Curtiss. 

4 Rachel Lewis b. Mar. 20, 1768 m. Amasa Munson, son of William and 

Rebecca 4 (Curtiss) Munson. (Rebecca, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) 

5 Sarah Lewis b. Sept. 15, 1770 m. Eliakim Hull 

6 Levi Lewis b. Mar. 5, 1775 

7 Merriam Lewis b. Feb. 17, 1777 m. Titus Andrews 

8 Esther Lewis b. m. Azariah Lathrop 

9 Amaryllis Lewis b. m. Aaron B. Tyler 

10 Benjamin Lewis b. 

11 Barnebas Lewis, Jr. b. m. 1st Amy Bradley 

m. 2nd Mary Perry 

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C.G. P. 34 Elizabeth 9 dau. of Enoch* b. Oct. 16, 1751 m. Jan. 8, 1769 Ebenezer Lewis. 

C.G. P. 34 Ada' dau. of Enoch* b. Mar. 12, 1753 m. July 24, 1768 (B.I. says 1772). Reuben Matthews son 
of Joseph Matthews of Wallingford, Conn. 

Not in C.G. Desire* dau. of Enoch* b. 1755. 

C G P 34 Azor* Curtiss (Samuel, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth Curtiss) b. Feb. 9, 1718 Wallingford, 
Conn. m. 1749 Margery (Molly) Andrews b. Nov. 6, 1733 dau. of Daniel and Deliverance (Howe) 
Andrews (Deliverance was widow of Ger shorn Beach.) Azor* died in service of his country at 
Valley Forge on Jan. 24, 1778. He resided in New Cambridge part of Farmington until 1765 when 
he removed to Lanesboro, Mass. His will filed at Stockbridge, Mass. was dated Apr. 29, 1777 and 
proved Mar. 2, 1784, begins prophetically "Having lately undertaken a long and dangerous cam- 
paign of which God alone knows the event" he goes on to make bequests to all his children and all 
thirteen were living at that time. 

C.G. P. 34 Deliverance* dau. of Azor* b. Jan. 7, 1752 m. Hopson Beebee. 

C.G. P. 34 Lois" dau. of Azor* b. Apr. 3, 1754 m. Nov. 30, 1775 John Powell. 

C.G. P. 34 Margery*. (Molly) dau. of Azor* b. Feb. 6, 1756 m. Dec. 9, 1779 Samuel Woodruff, he bp. 

Washington Conn. July 18, 1762 son of John Woodruff . They had a dau. Annis Woodruff b. Aug. 6, 
1780 who m. Mar. 18, 1800 Philo Strong of Charlotte, Vt. Samuel Woodruff m. 2nd in 1810 Betsey 
Harrison. 

Not in C.G. Beulah* dau. of Azor 5 b. Apr. 26, 1760 m. Oct. 21, 1779 John Lamb b. May 22, 1757, son of 
Isaac Lamb and his 2nd wife Elizabeth (Dillis). They had: 

1 Solomon Lamb b. July 21, 1780 m. Elizabeth Shepherd 

2 Beulah Lamb b. Apr. 1782 in Ky. 

3 John Lamb, Jr. b. Dec. 22, 1783 d. Aug. 2, 1790 

4 Katherine Lamb b. Apr. 4, 1786 

5 Ezra Lamb b. May 21, 1788 

6 Israel Lamb b. Apr. 29, 1790 d. July 13, 1790 

7 Israel Thompson Lamb b. Apr. 29, 1791 

8 Bathsheba Lamb b. May 28, 1793 

9 John Dillis Lamb b. Dec. 10, 1795 

10 Wm. Blanchard Lamb b. Sept. 8, 1797 

11 Dorastus Lamb b. June 25, 1799 

12 Ralph Rudolphus Lamb b. Feb. 24, 1804 

C.G. P. 34 Elidia in C.G. but she was Lydia* dau. of Azor* b. Oct. 17, 1762, no record. 

C.G. P. 34 Vasti* dau. of Azor* b. Jan. 1, 1765, no record. The last five children were all boys and all 
born in Lanesboro, Mass., and will be considered in the sixth generation. 

C.G. P. 34 Gideon* Curtiss (Thomas, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth Curtiss) b. Jan. 25, 1726, m. 

June 16, 1747 Miriam Hotchkiss, she b. Sept. 10, 1728 dau. of John and Miriam (Wood) Hotchkiss. 
They had: 

C.G. P. 34 Lucy* Curtiss dau. of Gideon* b. Wallingford, Conn. Mar. 29, 1747/8 m. 1st July 28, 1768 
Eliada Matthews, m. 2nd Robert Hotchkiss. She d. Mar. 1, 1821 at Wells, Vt. 

C.G. P. 34 Phebe* Curtiss dau. of Gideon 5 b. Nov. 18, 1750 m. Nov. 7, 1771 John Porter b. Feb. 22, 
1739, son of Timothy Porter of Waterbury, Conn. 

C.G. P. 35 Miriam* Curtiss dau. of Gideon* b. June 28, 1753 d. Apr. 24, 1815, m. May 14, 1772 
Ephraim Parker. 

C.G. P. 35 Lue* dau. of Gideon* b. Sept. 9, 1755. No record. 

C.G. P. 35 Sarah" dau. of Gideon* b. July 10, 1758. No record. 

C.G. P. 35 Merab* dau. of Gideon* b. Nov. 20, 1760, m. Dec. 28, 1780 Reuben Tyler. 

C.G. P. 35 lacks correct birth of Gideon, Jr., which should be July 13, 1763 not 1767. 

C.G. P. 35 gives Simeon b. July 5, 1766. He is not in Parson Hill's record of baptisms. He is probably 

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Abner and may have had Simeon as a middle name. Cheshire land record dated Jan. 17, 1787 
reads, "Gideon Curtiss of Cheshire to Ephraim Parker of Wallingford, all land in Cheshire farm 
of eight acres bounded on north by land of sons Gideon and Abner." Amasa Hitchcock's Diary 
states "Abner Curtiss left no heirs in Cheshire that I know of." 

P. 35 Decidamia 5 dau. of Gideon 5 b. Feb. 25, 1771 m. Mar. 9, 1791 John Phillips. (Cheshire V.R.) 
The Hartford "Times" of May 11, 1940 states that she m. John Phillips Beach. 

P. 35 Thomas 5 Curtiss (Thomas, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth Curtiss) b. Aug. 4, 1729 Walling- 
ford, Conn, removed to Cheshire m. Esther Benham b. Mar. 22, 1730 d. Aug. 20, 1802 dau. of 
Joseph and Hope (Cook) Benham, July 11, 1751. He d. Cheshire Oct. 13, 1776. Parson Hill's 

records give: "died Dec. 20, 1751 child of Thomas Curtiss, Jr.," "diedSept. 1753 child of 

Thomas Curtiss, Jr." 

P. 35 Lydia 6 dau. of Thomas 5 b. Nov. 24, 1754, d. Sept. 7, 1829, m. July 10, 1777, Giles Daly, Jr., 
b. Jan. 5, 1729 son of Giles Daly. 

P. 35 Esther 8 dau. of Thomas 5 b. Jan. 10, 1757 m. Jan. 10, 1776 Asahel Wilmot. 
Parson Hill's record: "died March 1758 Thomas son of Thomas, Jr." 

P. 35 Mary 6 dau. of Thomas 5 b. 1766, m. Nov. 5, 1788 Ira Dodge, Cheshire, V.R. show this 

record as well as the same one with the year 1778 instead of 1788. 1788 is correct, of course. 

P. 35 Hannah" dau. of Thomas 5 b. July 11, 1767 d. July 7, 1768. Hannah 8 dau. of Thomas 5 b. 
Apr. 22, 1769 m. Oct. 18 J 1795 Amos Higby. 

Parson Hill's record has: Child of Thomas Curtis, Jr., died Aug. 14, 1771. 

P. 35 Peter 5 Curtiss (Joseph, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth Curtiss) b. Jan. 5, 1713 Wallingford, 
Conn. d. Simsbury, Conn. Dec. 20, 1756, m. Nov. 22, 1732 Justina dau. of Eliphalet and Hannah 
(Beach) Parker. Eliphalet's will reads "my daughter Justina widow of Peter Curtiss" and it is 
dated May 27, 1757. She is called Chestina in all family and vital records, but her father ought 
to know her given name. She m. 2nd Feb. 18, 1767 Sylvanus Woodruff of Farmington son of 
Matthew and Elizabeth (Baldwin) Woodruff. She d. Feb. 15, 1777. 

P. 35 Lucy 8 dau. of Peter 5 bp. April 2, 1738 Meriden, Conn. d. 1816 m. May 7, 1756 Col. Amasa 
Mills b. 1735 son of Joseph Mills. He d. 1821 ae. 86. 

P. 36 Asenath 8 dau. of Peter 5 bp. June 24, 1744 Southington, Conn. d. Sept. 28, 1831 ae. 87, m. 
Bigelow Lawrence b. Killingly, Conn. May 24, 1741, d. Jan. 19, 1818 ae. 77; both buried at Mar- 
cellus, Onondaga Co., N.Y. Their dau. Diana Lawrence b. 1789 m. Caleb Atwater. She d. ae. 
18. 

P. 36 Atheldred 8 dau. of Peter 5 bp. Jan. 11, 1746 Southington, Conn. d. Mar. 15, 1805 m. Eli Case 
b. May 12, 1741 son of Richard and Mary (Holcomb) Case. He d. Simsbury, Conn. 1804. 

P. 36 Chestina 8 dau. of Peter 5 b. m. Sylvanus Wilcoxen son of Ephraim and Hannah (Hill) 

Wilcoxen. They had: 

1 Sylvanus Wilcoxen m. Sarah Johnson 

2 Israel Wilcoxen b. 1776 m. Anna Fowler 

3 Dr. Ralph Wilcoxen b. 1769 m. Minta Sprague 

P. 36 Prudence 8 dau. of Peter 5 bp. Apr. 30, 1749, d. Apr. 6, 1822, m. Oct. 20, 1768. Joshua 
Woodruff b. June 20, 1748, d. Apr. 10, 1822 son of Joshua and Rebecca (Woodford) Woodruff. 
They had: 

1 Abi Woodruff • b. Oct. 3, 1769 m. Mark Root 

2 Theda Woodruff b. Oct. 25, 1771 d. Oct. 18, 1775 

3 Jeremiah Woodruff b. July 29, 1785 m. Peggy Keeney 

4 Theda Woodruff b. Aug. 7, 1787 m. Asahel Keeney 

5 Cyrus Woodruff b. Apr. 19, 1791 m. Mary Brewer 

6 Prudence Woodruff b. Aug. 3, 1793 m. John Clark 

P. 36 Jonathan 5 Curtiss (Joseph, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth Curtiss) b. Apr. 13, 1715 
Wallingford, Conn., m. Feb. 4, 1736 Deborah Mix, dau. of Thomas and Deborah (Royce) Mix. The 
deaths of Jonathan 5 and his wife are not in C.G. and are not yet known. C.G. states on P. 16 that 
Jonathan m. 2nd Hannah Maple of Wethersfield. This is a garbled record of Jonathan 4 Curtiss 

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(Jonathan, John, Dr. Thomas Curtiss of Wethersfield) who m. Mar. 27, 1755 the widow Hannah 

Whaples. He d. June 20, 1783 ae. 69, b. 1714. 
C G P 36 Lois" dau. of Jonathan 5 b. June 23, 1737 Wallingford, Conn. m. Oct. 9, 1755 Daniel Winchell 

b. Kensington, Conn. Jan. 24, 1736, d. Jan. 9, 1808 son of Hezekiah and Mary (Cole) Winchell. 

She d. Feb. 5, 1818. Both are buried at Cardiff, Onondaga Co., N.Y. 
C G P ?6 Deborah 6 dau. of Jonathan 5 b. Jan. 20, 1739 m. 1768 Abel Peck b. Kensington, Conn. May 5, 

1743 son of Moses and Sarah (Kellogg) Peck. He d. July 16, 1822. She d. Dec. 30, 1824. 

C.G. P. 36 Thankful 9 dau. of Jonathan 5 b. Apr. 21, 1741 m. June 28, 1759 John Smith of Saybrook, Conn. 

C.G. P. 36 Esther 6 dau. of Jonathan 5 b. Sept. 5, 1745, m. Apr. 23, 1761 Jonathan Moss, b. Feb. 8, 1731 
son of Solomon and Ruth (Peck) Moss or Morse. They had: 

1 Lois Morse b. Sept. 30, 1762 

2 Lucy Morse b. Jan. 1, 1764 m. Nathaniel Merriman 

3 Amos Morse b. Feb. 14, 1767 

4 Jonathan Morse b. Mar. 20, 1769 m. Thankful Blakeslee 

5 Esther Morse b. Apr. 16, 1771 

6 Polly Morse b. June 13, 1774 m. Erastus Hall 

7 Stephen Morse b. Oct. 20, 1776 

8 Ashbel Morse b. Dec. 15, 1780 

9 Ira Morse b. May 12, 1783 

10 Sarah Morse b. May 10, 1785 

11 Dema Morse b. Apr. 4, 1789 

C.G. P. 36 Abijah 6 son of Jonathan 5 b. Dec. 18, 1749 no doubt died in infancy. He is not in Parson 

Hill's baptismal records. In Sept. 1748 all children were baptized and the last child, Elisha 6 b. 
Feb. 26, 1752 was baptized in May 1752. Had Abijah been alive he would have been in Parson 
Hill's records. 

C.G. P. 36 James 5 Curtiss (Joseph, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth Curtiss) b. Jan. 10, 1717 Walling- 
ford, Conn. m. Nov. 11, 1738 Thankful Clark. Removed from Cheshire, Conn, to Pownal, Vt. 
then in New York State 1763. His first child David remained in Cheshire, his son James 9 his 
last child has full record at Pownal, Vt., but his only dau. Thankful who would have been only 
13 when James 5 went to Vt. left no record of marriage in the published V.R. of Pownal on file 
at Montpelier, nor do these records show the death of James 5 and his wife. 

C.G. P. 37 Abner 5 Curtiss (Joseph, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth Curtiss) b. Jan. 27, 1719 Walling- 
ford, Conn, removed in 1764 to Farmington, Conn. m. Dec. 7, 1737 Mary Chapman, dau. of 
Richard and Sarah (Booth) Chapman. She d. May 24, 1778 ae. 66. He d. 1799. He m. 2nd Nov. 
28, 1782 Mrs. Mary Whiting of Farmington. 

C.G. P. 37 Achsah 6 dau. of Abner 5 b. Oct. 4, 1739 m. 1st Jan. 20, 1757 Asa Bronson who d. 1778, m. 
2nd William Churchill. 

C.G. P. 37 Mary 9 dau. of Abner 5 b. June 6, 1741 m. Dec. 27, 1759 William Andrews b. Feb. 13, 1734 
son of William and Mary (Foster) Andrews. 

C.G. P. 37 Eunice 6 dau. of Abner 5 b. Apr. 2, 1746, m. May 10, 1764 Robert Patten in Meriden, Conn. 

C.G. P. 37 Ruth 6 dau. of Abner 5 and his 2nd wife b. Apr. 29, 1784. No record. 

C.G. P. 16 Ethan 5 Curtiss (Joseph, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth Curtiss) b. Dec. 27, 1720, m. 

Lowly Holt dau. of Joseph Holt, Jr., and his w. Elizabeth or so it would seem from Wallingford 
Land Records Vol. 16, p. 360 Quit-claim deed dated Nov. 29, 1766 Albany, N.Y. and recorded at 
Wallingford Jan. 15, 1767 reading "Ethan Curtiss and Lole, his wife, both of Nobletown in the 
County of Albany in the Province of New York for the consideration of six pounds lawful money 
to Asahel Hall of Wallingford in the County of New Haven, all our right in the thirds of our 
honoured mother Elizabeth Holt late of Wallingford, deceased, to one certain piece of land in 
said Wallingford lying east of Muddy River which land is butted as followeth viz: North on high- 
way: West on Muddy River, South on Elnathan Thorp, and East on land which said Hall bought 
of Joseph Holt and his wife. Signed by Ethan Curtiss and Lowly Curtiss her X mark and seal. 
Witnessed by Caleb Hall Junior, clerk and Jacob Freese, Justice Peace." As in 1766 Nobletown 

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was part of Stockbridge, Mass. a search of V.R. there shows no trace of Ethan Curtiss and what 
became of him is not known. 

C.G. P. 37 Joseph 5 Curtiss (Joseph, Thomas, John Widow Elizabeth Curtiss) b. Feb. 2 1723 m June 5 
1749 Rebecca Salter of Cordlandt Manor, N.Y. About 1760 he sold his farm in Meriden and re- 
moved to Hanover, N.J. They had: 

C.G. P. 38 1 Sybil 8 dau. of Joseph 5 b. Apr. 12, 1750. No record. 

2 Jerusha 8 dau. of Joseph 5 bp. May 3, 1752. No record. 

3 Jeptha 8 son of Joseph 5 b. Mar. 21, 1752. 

Of this Jeptha 8 there is a full record which will be given in the sixth generation. 

C.G. P. 38 Caleb 5 Curtiss (Joseph, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth Curtiss) b. Feb. 3, 1727, Wallingford, 
Conn. Removed to Charlton, Mass. in 1761. He was one of the first to be graduated from Prince- 
ton College. He m. 1st 1761 Charity Combs. He m. 2nd May 21, 1796 Lucy Putney b. May 29, 1756 
dau. of Elisha and Margaret Putney. He d. Charlton, Mass. Mar. 21, 1802. He was first pastor at 
Charlton. 

C.G. P. 38 Damaris 8 dau. of Caleb 5 Curtiss b. July 19, 1762. Died unmarried in Calais, Vt. Feb. 1 1823 
ae. 60. 

C.G. P. 38 Charity 8 dau. of Caleb 5 b. Sept. 4, 1773, m. Marshall Mower July 1, 1790. 

C.G. P. 38 Caleb 6 son of Caleb 5 b. Mar. 17, 1766, d. Mar. 5, 1769. 

C.G. P. 38 Caleb 8 son of Caleb 5 b. Mar. 12, 1770. 

C.G. P. 38 Joshua 5 Curtiss (Joseph, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth Curtiss) b. Mar. 7, 1731, Walling- 
ford, m. 1st Feb. 27, 1753 Sarah Salter who d. June 1757, m. 2nd May 23, 1760 Lydia Martin of 
Southington, dau. of Robert and Abigail (Parker) Martin, she b. Oct. 27, 1740 and d. Sept. 14, 1811, 
he d. Burlington, Conn. Mar. 21, 1814. 

C.G. P. 38 Martha 6 dau. of Joshua 5 b. Mar. 3, 1755, d. Apr. 20, 1835, m. 1st Roberts, m. 2nd 

Joel Parks who d. Aug. 29, 1810 ae. 63. 

C.G. P. 38 Sarah 8 dau. of Joshua 5 b. Mar. 19, 1757, m. John Kidder. C.G. says they settled in 

Hebron, Batavia Co., New York. Hebron is in Washington Co. two miles from Rupert, Vt. 

C.G. P. 38 Lydia 6 dau. of Joshua 5 and his 2nd w., b. May 10, 1764, m. Bacon. 

Not in C.G. Nancy 6 dau. of Joshua 5 and his 2nd w., b. m. 1st 1802 Benjamin Warner. 

They had: 

1 Lydia Warner died young 

2 Minerva Warner m. Benjamin Gaylord Loomis 1833 

3 Benjamin Warner m. Catherine Barnes 

4 Merritt Warner d. 1843 
Nancy 6 m. 2nd, 1812, Samuel Thorp and had: 

1 Samuel Thorp 

2 Martin Thorp 

3 Major Thorp 

4 Henry Thorp 

5 Adna Thorp 

6 Jason Thorp 

7 James Thorp 

C.G. P. 39 John 5 Curtiss (John, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth Curtiss) b. Feb. 3, 1735 Wallingford, 
Conn. d. before Dec. 3, 1805, m. 1st Ann Ives dau. of Abel and Sarah (Reed) Ives of Wal- 
lingford, she b. Aug. 1740. m. 2nd Louisa . His will dated Oct. 17, 1805 at Barkham- 

stead was filed Dec. 3, 1805. C.G. says that in 1771 he bought land in Canaan, Conn, and removed 
there. Four of his children were born in Wallingford, the birth dates of the remaining three are 
not given nor is the death date of his first wife. 

C.G. P. 39 Sarah 6, dau. of John 5 b. May 8, 1762, m. Amos Francis had son Amos Francis, Jr., 

who removed to Geneseo, N.Y. 

C.G. P. 39 Esther 6 dau. of John 5 b. Apr. 30, 1763. No record. 

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C.G. P. 39 Elizabeth 8 dau. of John 5 b. Feb. 28, 1767. No record. 

C.G. P. 39 Rhoda 8 b. dau. of John 5 . No record. 

The son Giles 8 removed to Sheffield, Mass. The son David 8 also, and probably Francis but 
there is no record of Francis 8 . They will be considered in the sixth generation. 

C.G. P. 39 Stiles 5 Curtiss (Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Mar. 18, 1708, m. Nov. 7, 1730 
Rebecca dau. of Joseph and Hannah (Hawley) Judson she b. 1709 d. July 1, 1798 ae. 89. He d. Apr. 
22, 1785. (Note: Joseph Judson, father of Rebecca, m. 2nd Dec. 20, 1734 Esther dau. of Daniel 3 
Curtiss (William, Widow Elizabeth). 

C.G. P. 39 Sarah 8 dau. of Stiles 5 b. May 17, 1731 m. Jan. 1, 1751/2 Daniel Judson b. Apr. 26, 1728 son 
of Capt. David and Phebe (Stiles) Judson. She d. May 30, 1808 and he m. 2nd Feb. 20, 1809 Mercy 
Burritt. He d. Nov. 14, 1813. They had: 

1 Stiles Judson b. Nov. 18, 1752 

2 Silas Judson b. Aug. 31, 1754 m. Mary Whiting 

3 Phebe Judson b. Oct. 16, 1756 m. Wm. Brooks 

4 Rebecca Judson b. Nov. 15, 1758 m. Rev. Abraham Fowler 

5 Charity Judson b. Dec. 19, 1760 m. Elisha Hawley 

6 Daniel Judson b. Nov. 24, 1763 m. Sarah Plant 

7 Sarah Judson b. Mar. 23, 1766 m. John Booth, Jr. 

C.G. P. 39 Elizabeth 8 dau. of Stiles 5 b. Dec. 20, 1732 m. Benjamin Judson probably son of 

James and Rebecca (Wells) Judson b. Sept. 13, 1727. 

C.G. P. 39 Hannah 8 dau. of Stiles 5 b. Dec. 15, 1736 m. Dec. 19, 1756 Abner Judson probably son of 
David and Phebe (Stiles) Judson b. June 9, 1733 d. Feb. 18, 1775. 

C.G. P. 39 Rebecca 6 dau. of Stiles 5 b. Feb. 14, 1747/8 m. John Thompson of Waterbury, Conn., b. 1749 
d. Apr. 25, 1801 son of John and Mehitabel (Booth) Thompson. They had a son Stiles Thompson. 

C.G. P. 39 Kate 8 dau. of Stiles 5 b. June 20, 1752 d. July 21, 1839 m. Dec. 22, 1773 Abijah Hull of Derby, 
Conn. b. June 1745 son of Samuel Hull and his 2nd w. He d. Beaver, Pa. Jan. 5, 1814. 

C.G. P. 40 Henry 5 Curtiss (Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth Curtiss) b. Oct. 12, 1709, m. Apr. 

12, 1739 Anna Thompson, she b. Mar. 10, 1716 d. Sept. 14, 1783 dau. of Ambrose and Ann (Booth) 
Thompson. He d. May 23, 1804, Stratford, Conn. 

C.G. P. 40 Lucy 8 dau. of Henry 5 b. Mar. 4, 1741, d. Sept. 17, 1817, m. Dec. 23, 1762, John Booth b. Aug. 
3, 1736, d. Dec. 2, 1822, son of James and widow Martha (Peck) Booth. They had: 

1 Hannah Booth 

2 John Booth 

3 Wm. Booth 

4 Josiah Booth 

5 Mary Booth 

6 David Booth 

7 Josiah Booth 

8 Elijah Booth 

9 Isaac Booth 

C.G. P. 40 Anne 8 dau. of Henry 5 b. Dec. 12, 1752 d. Apr. 9, 1831 m. 1st 1774 Abraham 8 Curtiss 

(Stephen, Abraham, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) and had Sarah 7 b. 1775 who m. Oliver S. 
Wilcox. Abraham 8 Curtiss d. Sept. 4, 1776 and Anne m. 2nd Sept. 13, 1778 James Wells b. Apr. 

13, 1748 d. Aug. 2, 1821 son of Thomas 2nd and Sarah Wells. 

C.G. P. 40 Huldah 8 dau. of Henry 5 b. Oct. 24, 1759 m. Sept. 9, 1782 Curtiss Judson, his death not of 
record. The bible of Lewis 8 brother of Huldah 6 says Huldah Curtiss d. July 15, 1820. Silas 7 
Curtiss (Silas, Joseph, Joseph, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. July 7, 1773 has no record in 
C.G. Bridgeport V.R., has Silas Curtiss, Jr. m. Huldah Judson Dec. 15, 1813, Bridgeport 
Probate Court Aug. 1, 1820 David Judson and Wm. A. Tomlinson administrators of estate of 
Mrs. Huldah Curtiss. Heirs were four Judson children: David, Levi, Nancy and Henry Judson - 
no Curtiss children by Silas. He evidently predeceased her as neither are mentioned in his fa- 
ther's will dated Aug. 7, 1822. 

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bp. Sept. 1763 




b. Feb. 25, 1764 




b. Sept. 29, 1765 




b. May 25, 1768 


d. 1772 


b. Oct. 13, 1770 


d. 1772 


b. Dec. 5, 1771 


d. 1792 


b. Sept. 30, 1773 




b. May 22, 1776 




b. Nov. 30, 1783 


lost at sea 



C.G. P. 40 Edmund 5 Curtiss (Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth Curtiss) b. Aug. 1725, m. 

Mar. 9, 1746 Sarah Wells dau. of Robert Wells and his wife Eunice 4 Curtiss (Josiah, William 
Widow Elizabeth Curtiss). C.G. does not give the deaths of Edmund and w. Sarah. 

C.G. P. 40 Sarah 8 dau. of Edmund 5 b. May 1, 1751, d. 1792, m. June 17, 1772 Capt. David Thompson 
b. Dec. 3, 1749 son of John and Mehitabel (Wells) Thompson. He m. 2nd Nov. 1793 Betty dau. of 
Job Peck. Children by Sarah: 

1 Ann Thompson b. Oct. 24, 1772 

2 David Thompson b. Oct. 29, 1773 

3 Curtiss Thompson b. Oct. 27, 1775 

4 Mabel Thompson b. Sept. 21, 1777 

5 Thaddeus Thompson b. Dec. 6, 1779 

6 Sarah Thompson b. Sept. 14, 1782 

7 Betsey Thompson b. Aug. 12, 1786 

8 Robert Thompson b. July 1791 d. Aug. 1791 

(Note: The parents of this John Thompson were John Thompson and his wife Ruth* Curtiss 
(Benjamin, John, Widow Elizabeth Curtiss).) 

C.G. P. 41 Elnathan 5 Curtiss (Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Jan. 4, 1726/7, m. 1745 

Sarah Ufford, dau. of Thomas and Phebe Ufford. She d. May 10, 1804. He d. Huntington, Conn. 
Jan. 3, 1812. 

C.G. P. 41 Ruth 6 dau. of Elnathan 6 b. Huntington, Conn. May 27, 1748 m. at Trumbull, Conn. Jan. 5, 
1769 Luke Summers of Ripton, Conn. b. Feb. 1, 1736/7 son of Samuel Summers. 

C.G. P. 41 Phebe 6 dau. of Elnathan 5 b. Aug. 20, 1752, d. Feb. 11, 1827, m. Ezra Birdseye, b. Jan. 

28, 1748/9, d. Dec. 28, 1832 son of Nathan and Dorothy (Hawley) Birdseye. Their dau. Helen 
Birdseye m. William 7 Curtiss (Silas, Stiles, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth Curtiss). 

C.G. P. 41 Charity 8 dau. of Elnathan 5 b. Sept. 9, 1754, d. Sept. 9, 1838, m. May 30, 1776, Joseph 
Wooster, b. Oct. 2, 1753, d. Jan. 23, 1839. They had: 

1 David Wooster bp. May 7, 1777 

2 Anna Wooster b. May 7, 1780 m. Ezekiel 7 Curtiss 
(John, Stiles, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) 

3 Polly Wooster b. June 10, 1781 

4 Betsey Wooster b. Apr. 18, 1784 

5 Melissa Wooster b. Sept. 20, 1789 who m. Samuel Clark 8 Curtiss 
(Levi, Ephraim, Stiles, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) 

C.G. P. 41 Sarah 6 dau. of Elnathan 5 b. May 3, 1757, d. 1790, m. May 20, 1781 Agur Tomlinson, 

b. Dec. 6, 1756, d. Oct. 31, 1843 son of Beach and Charity (Shelton) Tomlinson. 

C.G. P. 41 Anne 8 dau. of Elnathan 5 b. Jan. 27, 1759. Her father's will dated Apr. 1, 1794 mentions dau. 
Anne and Nancy Curtiss his granddaughter, dau. of Anne 6 ; whom Anne 8 married is not of record. 

C.G. P. 41 Betsey 6 dau. of Elnathan 6 b. Nov. 10, 1765. She d. 1793 so not in her father's will. 

C.G. P. 41 James 5 Curtiss (Joseph, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Oct. 24, 1716, m. 1st Feb. 2, 
1743/4 Elizabeth dau. of Edward Burroughs who d. Jan. 14, 1745 and he m. 2nd 1747 Keziah 
Crofut dau. of Daniel Crofut. By his 1st w. he had: Ann 8 and Elizabeth 8 , the latter d. in infancy. 

C.G. P. 41 Ann 8 dau. of James 5 b. Oct. 28, 1744. She m. as his 2nd w. 1772 Henry Ellsworth b. 1742, 
d. 1815 (Rev. Sol.) son of Samuel Ellsworth of Kinderhook, N.Y. Henry Ellsworth m. 1st 
Elizabeth Tiebout about 1766 and had three children: James, Henry and Josias. Before 1807 
Henry and his 2nd w. removed to Rush township, Susquehanna Co., Pa. This was near Her rick, 
Pa. where Ann's half-brother James 6 settled. The family called Ann "Hannah" who d. Apr. 4, 
1836 in her 91st year. She named her first child Keziah after her stepmother who reared her. 

Children: 

1 Keziah Ellsworth b. 1772 m. Daniel Merritt 

2 Joseph Ellsworth b. 1773 

3 William Ellsworth b. 1778 m. Sarah Marshall 

4 Hannah Ellsworth b. 1780 m. Albert Camp 

5 Sarah Ellsworth b. 1783 m. Rev. Nathaniel Billings 

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6 Jonathan Ellsworth b. Mar. 30, 1785 

7 John Ellsworth b. 1787 



m. 1st Deborah Canfield 
m. 2nd Diantha Ball 
m. Mary Whitney Hiler 



Not. in C.G. Betty 6 dau. of James 5 b. Nov. 4, 1749, m. 



Somers. 



C.G. 



P. 41 Sarah" dau. of James 5 b. July 24, 1751 (bible), d. Nov. 4, 1841, m. John Hubbell of White 
Hills, Conn, son of John and Hannah (Wheeler) Hubbell. They had: 



1 Betty Hubbell 

2 Charity Hubbell 

3 Christopher Hubbell 

4 Sarah Hubbell 

5 Isaac Hubbell 

6 Ruth Hubbell 

7 Abijah Hubbell 



b. 1774 
b. 1776 
b. 1777 
b. 1779 
b. 1782 
b. 1784 
b. Mar. 10, 1787 



Hepsibah Hubbell 
Hezekiah Hubbell 



m. Lewis Nichols 



m. Blackleach Burritt, Jr. 

m. Hezekiah Buckingham 
m. Sarah 7 dau. of James 8 
brother of his mother, 
m. Wm. Tucker 



b. 1789 

b. Dec 25, 1793 
(Note: John Hubbell, Sr., above had a sister Mehitable who m. Hezekiah 4 Curtiss (Daniel, Wm., 
Widow Elizabeth) 



Not in C.G. Keziah 6 dau. 
d. Jan. 23, 1832 ae, 



of James 5 b. Mar. 
78. They had: 



10, 1754 m. Elisha Hubbell, brother of John Jr., above, 

m. Polly Curtiss 



b. 
b. 



1779 
1781 



rem. to Hastings, Mich. 



1 Naboth Hubbell 

2 James Hubbell 

3 Philo Hubbell 

4 Anne Hubbell 

5 Agur Hubbell 

6 Eli Hubbell 

7 Jeremiah Hubbell 

8 Hannah Hubbell 

9 Elijah Hubbell 
10 Gideon Hubbell 

Not in C.G. Avis 8 dau. of James 5 b. Nov. 18, 1757, m. 1777 Timothy Chapman b. June 3, 1752 in England. 

They followed Avis's brother John to Canada. They lived first at Rouse's Point, N.Y. Avis d. 

1845. They had: 

b. Feb. 21, 1778, d. July 28, 1828 near Bath, Ont. Canada 
b. July 16, 1784, d. 1875, m. Feb. 28, 1803 John Weeks 



1 
(2 
Twins 
(3 
4 
5 
6 
7 



Sally Chapman 
Elizabeth Chapman 



Anna Chapman 
Hepsibah Chapman 
Amelia Chapman 
Timothy Chapman 



b. July 16, 1784, m. Elihu Goodsill of Franklin Co. 
b. Sept. 7, 1785 m. Daniel Dexter 
b. Mar. 28, 1789 m. Peter Dancy 
b. Sept. 28, 1791 



Vt. 



Albert Curtiss Chapman b. Nov. 7, 1792 



Not in C.G. Ruth 8 dau. of James 5 b. Feb. 16, 1764, m. Dec. 25, 1788 Abel Waters of Oxford, Conn, 
b. 1767 son of Abel and Hannah (Wooster) Waters. They had a son Curtiss Waters. 

Not in C.G. Anna 6 dau. of James 5 b. Apr. 29, 1768, d. Mar. 21, 1863, m. Oct. 28, 1789 David B. Wheeler 
of Huntington b. 1764 d. Mar. 13, 1847. That this daughter of James 5 was named Anna confirms 
the record in the Ellsworth family that James 5 's first child was named Hannah. 

C.G. P. 42 Joseph 5 Curtiss (Joseph, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Mar. 28, 1721, m. 1st Dec. 24, 
1740, Martha Judson b. Feb. 18, 1719, d. 1796, dau. of James and Martha (Lewis) Judson. He m. 

2nd Nov. 4, 1797 Esther Blakeman widow of Zachariah Blakeman and dau. of Hall. She 

d. 1824 ae. 96. He d. Mar. 15, 1801. 



C.G. P. 42 Abigail 8 dau. of Joseph 5 b. Nov. 23, 1747, m. 



Abel Booth b. Feb. 13, 1742/3, d. 1814 



Madison, N.Y., son of Zachariah Booth and his 2nd w. Sarah nee Gilbert and widow of John 
Merchant. His will mentions wife Abigail and son Judson executors - heirs: 
1 son Judson Booth of Russia, N.Y. 



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2 dau. Alice Booth m. Beardsley 

3 dau. Lucinda Booth m. _ Tuttle 

4 dau. Anne Booth m. Peter Hibbard 

5 dau. Abigail Booth m. Judson 

6 dau. Charity Booth m. Isaac Judson" Curtiss (Abner, Josiah, Josiah, William, 

Widow Elizabeth) 

7 dau. Caty Booth w. of Nehemiah Fairchild 

8 dau. Rebecca Booth m. Judson 

9 dau. Phebe Booth m. Wheeler 

Witnesses: Nehemiah Thompson, Eli Curtiss and Victory Curtiss. 

C.G. says on P. 86 that Isaac Judson 6 Curtiss (Abner, Josiah, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) m. 

Charity dau. of James and Abigail Booth. Booth records show, however, that this Charity also b. 
1771 m. Munson Haines of Trumbull and d. 1810. The Charity who m. Isaac Judson 8 Curtiss and 
d. Dec. 16, 1846 ae. 75 was above dau. of Abel Booth. 

C.G. P. 42 Martha 6 dau. of Joseph 5 b. Aug. 3, 1752 m. Isaac Brooks b. May 22, 1750, d. 1797 son of 
John and Ann (Sherwood) Brooks. 

C.G. P. 42 Phebe 6 dau. of Joseph 5 b. Sept. 1759, m. Nov. 9, 1780 Robert Wells 8 Curtiss (Edmund, 

Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth Curtiss) and removed to Madison, N.Y. 

C.G. P. 42 Charity 8 dau. of Joseph 5 b. May 1762, m. May 24, 1781 Philo Lewis b. July 7, 1758, d. Nov. 
8, 1836 son of Capt. Nathaniel Sherman Lewis and his w. Mary Jones. She d. Dec. 21, 1842. Their 
daughter Caroline Lewis b. 1803 m. Isaac 7 son of Isaac Judson 6 Curtiss. See Charity's sister 
Abigail 6 . Another dau. of Philo and Charity Lewis was Julia Ann Lewis who m. Elial 7 Curtiss 
(Andrew, Nathaniel, Nathaniel, Zachariah, William, Widow Elizabeth) 

C.G. P. 42 Robert 5 Curtiss (Joseph, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth Curtiss) b. Aug. 10, 1727, m. 1st 
Jan. 3, 1762 Amy Judson dau. of Joseph Judson and his 2nd w. Esther 4 Curtiss (Daniel, William, 

Widow Elizabeth). She d. 1769 and he m. 2nd 1770/71 Sarah . Stratford Land Record 

Vol. 17, P. 105 reads: "Oct. 11, 1771 Joseph Curtiss for love and affection to Sarah wife of my 
brother Robert Curtiss." 

C.G. P. 42 Ruth 8 dau. of Robert 5 b. Aug. 3, 1764, d. Nov. 18, 1845, m. 1st Nov. 22, 1789 Isaac Jones bp. 
July 1763 son of Archibald and Hannah (Russell) Jones, he d. Aug. 6, 1793 and she m. 2nd May 24, 
1795, Silas Booth bp. Sept. 1763 son of James and Abigail Ann (Patterson) Booth who d. Apr. 16, 
1819. They had: 



1 


Isaac Patterson Booth b. 


Mar. 24, 1796 


m. 


Abigail Wheeler 


2 


Eliza Booth 


b. 


Aug. 19, 1797 


m. 


Samuel Peck 


3 


Maria Booth 


b. 


Mar. 10, 1802 


m. 


Henry Beardsley 


4 


Nancy Booth 


b. 


Dec. 13, 1803 


d. 


unmarried 


5 


Susan Booth 


b. 


Dec. 15, 1805 


m. 


Isaac B. Bristol 


6 


Silas Curtis Booth 


b. 


June 6, 1809 


m. 


Frances Wheeler 



C.G. P. 42 Amy 8 dau. of Robert 5 b. July 3, 1766, m. Feb. 29, 1792 Hilkiah Booth, Jr., b. July 8, 1768 
son of Hilkiah and Sarah (Clark) Booth. Removed to Waterloo, N.Y. Hilkiah Booth, Sr., was 
brother of Abel Booth who m. Abigail 6 dau. of Joseph 5 Curtiss (Joseph, Joseph, John, Widow 
Elizabeth). The will of Mrs. Sarah Booth nee Gilbert widow of Zachariah Booth dated Mar. 5, 
1790 mentions children Hilkiah Booth, Abel Booth and Anna Curtiss, w. of Nathan 6 Curtiss of 
Durham, Conn. b. June 23, 1735 (James, James, Benjamin, John, Widow Elizabeth) m. May 13, 
1761 Anna Booth. She died, the widow Anna Curtiss, Feb. 18, 1820 ae. 83, so b. 1737. 

C.G. P. 43 Jeremiah Judson 5 Curtiss (Nathan, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Apr. 4, 1716, m. July 
18, 1746 Mary dau. of Gershom Edwards. He d. Sept. 4, 1782. 

C.G. P. 43 Eunice 6 dau. of Jeremiah Judson 5 b. July 1747, m. May 7, 1765 Peter Mallett, son of Peter 

Mallett. 
C.G. P. 43 Elizabeth 8 dau. of Jeremiah Judson 5 bp. Feb. 1751, d. Oct. 29, 1822, m. Mar. 19, 1768 

Benjamin Wells b. June 17, 1745, d. June 8, 1818, son of Benjamin and Mary Wells. They had: 

Curtiss Judson Wells who m. Ruth Hawley. 

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C.G. P. 43 Ann 8 dau. of Jeremiah Judson 5 b. m. Jan. 3, 1774 John McEwen b. Feb. 1, 1744 

d. 1842 son of John and Rebecca (Pickett) McEwen. They had: 

1 Wm, McEwen b. Sept. 2, 1775 

2 Jeremiah McEwen b. 1778 

3. Elizabeth McEwen b. Oct. 1, 1780 m. Samuel Peck 

4 Jerusha McEwen b. Mar. 20, 1783 

5 Ann McEwen b. Mar. 25, 1786 d. unmarried 

6 Catherine McEwen b 1792 m. Aaron Beach 

C.G. P. 43 Jerusha 9 dau. of Jeremiah Judson 8 b. Feb. 1761 m. Joseph Whiting. C.G. says "Whitney" but 

Jeremiah Judson Curtiss' will says, "Whiting." 
C G P. 19 Judson 5 Curtiss (Nathan, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. May 22, 1723 d. Mar. 23, 1808 ae. 

85 Trumbull, Conn., m. 1st Eunice ^__^__ who d. before 1760, m. 2nd June 10, 1760 Abigail 

Beardsley dau. of Benjamin and Rebecca (Jackson) Beardsley b. July 2, 1734. The only child of 

Eunice was Judson 8 b. May 31, 1747 taken up later. 

Not in C.G. Eunice 8 dau. of Judson 6 bp. Feb. 5, 1761 d. before 1795. Not in her father's will. 

Not in C.G. Ruth 8 dau. of Judson 5 bp. May 5, 1765 m. Jan. 29, 1784 Theophilus Edwards. He bp. Feb. 
27, 1763 son of Thomas and Lerissa Edwards. 

Not in C.G. Abel 5 Curtiss (Nathan, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. 1734, Huntington, Conn. He m. 

1st Clarissa who d. Jan. 7, 1810. He m. 2nd Charity in 1810. He d. May 11, 

1811 and his widow Charity m. 2nd Dec. 1811 John Dibble. Children all by Clarissa: 
Abel settled in Town Hill, Salisbury, Conn, in 1797 on land purchased from Elias Reed, Jr. 
Children: 

1 Mary 8 b. m. Elisha Booth 

2 Hannah 8 b. m. 1st Thaddeus Smith 

m. 2nd Thomas 

Children: 

(1) Ira Smith who m. Sarah Snyder 

(2) Sarah Smith who m. David Fellows 

(3) Harriet Smith who m. Kingsbury 

(4) Mary Smith who m. John Cleveland 

3 Eleazer 8 b.c. 1774 

4 Nathan 8 b.c. 1780 

5 Charles Cotesworth 8 b. June 25, 1783 

6 Sally 8 b. m. Case 

7 Lewis 6 b. 

The four sons will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 43 Benjamin 5 (David, Benjamin, John, Widow Elizabeth Curtiss) b. Dec. 10, 1720, m. Phebe_ 
In C.G. this Benjamin is twin with David 5 . Their sister Esther who d. unmarried 1806 made a will 
dated Nov. 17, 1791, in which she mentions her two brothers Benjamin 5 and Samuel 5 and her three 
sisters. She omits David 5 and Ruth, youngest child of David* which would indicate that David 5 and 
Ruth 5 did not mature. She states that Samuel is deceased and mentions his dau. Hannah Judson by 
his first wife and his children by his 2nd wife. She says her brother Benjamin is living but 
doesn't mention his children probably because he is living and they will be his heirs. Then she 
mentions her nephew Ephraim and a debt due him as long as she lives a single life. In 1791 nephew 
meant what it does today, son of a brother or sister. There are only three children of record: 
Solomon 8 b. 1748, Phebe b. 1749 and Abel b. 1752. 

As Benjamin 5 was born in 1720 he could have married about 1740. The only Ephraim Curtiss 
of this lineage whose parentage is not known is this nephew of Esther's. There was an Ephraim 
Curtiss b. 1742 in Newtown who removed to Brookfield and m. there Rachel Bishop and removed 
in 1790 to Panton, Vt., leaving a long record of descendants who know no more about his origin. 
It seems probable he was Benjamin's first child. There is also a record of a James Curtiss b. 
Oct. 1762 in Woodbury who lived there up to 1792. Then removed to Galway, Saratoga Co., N.Y. 
and in 1796 to Sherburne, Chenango Co., N.Y. where he d. 1835 leaving a dau. Sybil wife of James 
Aldrich and several grandchildren, children of his deceased son David b. 1786 in Woodbury who 
m. Delilah Sears. Cothren's "Woodbury" has no record of this family. Benjamin's son Abel 

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removed to Woodbury. He and Solomon will be considered later. We have no record of Phebe 8 
and no record of death of Benjamin 5 . 

C.G. P. 43 Samuel 5 Curtiss (David, Benjamin, John, Widow Elizabeth Curtiss) b. Nov. 25, 1722, he m. 
y 1st Hannah Fairchild b. July 31, 1726 dau. of James Fairchild. Her father's will proved Mar. 

1761 speaks of his granddau. Hannah Curtiss to receive bequest, "provided she live to age 18." 

Hannah Fairchild d. July 19, 1746 and Samuel m. 2nd Tabitha . Samuel's 8 will filed at 

Fairfield Nov. 30, 1768. By his 1st w. he had: 

C.G. P. 43 1 Hannah 8 b. July 13, 1746 m. Judson. 

By his 2nd w. he had four sons of record to be considered later and a dau. 
Esther 8 who d. young. The sons: David, Isaac, Samuel and Nehemiah. 

C.G. P. 44 James 5 Curtiss (James, Benjamin, John, Widow Elizabeth Curtiss) b. 1710, m. Sept. 

12, 1734 Hannah Buell b. 1712 d. Sept. 17, 1796 in her 84th year. She is not in the Buell Genealogy. 
He d. Jan. 13, 1790 ae. 80. Their two sons Nathan 8 and Aaron 8 were the only children of record 
and will be considered later. They resided in Durham, Conn. His will filled at Middletown, Feb. 
8, 1790. 

C.G. P. 44 John 5 Curtiss (James, Benjamin, John, Widow Elizabeth Curtiss) brNov. 21, 1727, m. Nov. 
18, 1747 Dinah Norton bp. Nov. 24, 1723 dau. of Samuel and Dinah (Birdseye) Norton. She d. 
Sept. 6, 1800. He d. July 1, 1800, Durham, Conn. 

C.G. P. 44 Phebe 8 dau. of John 5 b. June 18, 1752, m. David Scranton. 

C.G. P. 44 Lois 8 dau. of John 5 b. July 15, 1760, m. John Johnson. 

C.G. P. 44 Hannah 8 dau. of John 5 b. Jan. 8, 1755, m. John Hall. 

C.G. P. 44 Sarah 8 dau. of John 5 b. Oct. 11, 1762, m. 1st Elnathan Camp, m. 2nd Abraham Pierson. 

C.G. P. 44 David 5 Curtiss (James, Benjamin, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. July 5, 1724 Durham, Conn, 
m. Jan. 22, 1747 Thankful Thompson dau. of Ebenezer and Comfort (Pickett) Thompson. She d. 
May 11, 1788 Granville, Mass. He d. June 7, 1782 Granville, Mass. 

C.G. P. 44 Esther 8 dau. of David 5 b. Nov. 15, 1751 m. Dec. 5, 1771 Phineas P. Bates. They removed to 
West Bloomfield, N.Y. Her twin Helen 8 no record. 

C.G. P. 44 Sarah 8 dau. of David 5 b. May 7, 1755, no record. 

C.G. P. 45 Edmund 5 Curtiss (Jonathan, Jonathan, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. June 26, 1702 m. Dec. 
12, 1723 Obedience Mallory b. New Haven, Conn. Apr. 11, 1704 dau. of John and Elizabeth (Kim- 
berly) Mallory. Edmund 5 d. Oct. 20, 1726 and she m. 2nd Feb. 14, 1727/8 Nathan Fairchild who 
d. Jan. 9, 1730/1 and she m. 3rd Nov. 20, 1740 Benjamin Sherman. She d. 1785. She had only one 
child by Edmund Curtiss. 

C.G. P. 45 Hannah 6 b. June 18, 1725 m. Apr. 22, 1745 Timothy Washburn; Oxford, Conn. V.R, says he 
was son of Thomas and Abigail (Leonard) Washburn. The Washburn family records say he was 
son of Ephraim and Miriam (Bowers) Washburn and b. Jan. 20, 1725. They had a son Edmund 
Washburn b. Feb. 7, 1748. 

* C.G. P. 45 Jonas 5 Curtiss (Jonathan, Jonathan, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. Oct. 26, 1703 d. 1792, m. 
Sept. 11, 1727 Eunice Burroughs, dau. of John and Patience Burroughs. (Note: Her sister 
Hannah Burroughs m. Eliphalet 4 Curtiss (Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth Curtiss).) 

C.G. P. 45 Eunice 8 dau. of Jonas 5 b. Apr. 18, 1728 m. Jan. 3, 1751 Ichabod Hawley. Jonas' 5 will men- 
tions grandson Eben Hawley. The will also mentions granddaughters Elizabeth Seeley and 
Bedient Sunderling their parentage not established. 

C.G. P. 45 Abigail* dau. of Jonas 5 b. Nov. 16, 1734 m. Feb. 14, 1760 John Fairweather. 

C.G. P. 45 Hannah 8 dau. of Jonas 5 b. Apr. 23, 1739, m. Josiah Beach. 

C.G. P. 45 Sarah 8 dau. of Jonas 5 b. June 21, 1741. She was single in 1792. 

C.G. P. 45 William 8 son of Jonas 5 b. May 23, 1732. No record. 

C.G. P. 45 Jonathan 5 Curtiss (Jonathan, Jonathan, William, Widow Elizabeth Curtiss) b. 1710, 

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m. Eunice Hawley b. Jan. 20, 1720 dau. of Henry and Mary (Pickett) Hawley. She d. Dec. 
11, 1796 ae. 77 in Monroe, Conn. He d. Sept. 8, 1787 ae. 77 in Monroe, Conn. C.G. errs in saying 
he m. Eunice Summers as the will of Henry Hawley of Farmington dated Feb. 8, 1752 says. "To 
w. Mary, to dau. Mary, w, of Peter 4 Curtiss (Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) and to dau. Eunice 
w. of Jonathan Curtiss." 
C.G. P. 45 Mary 8 dau. of Jonathan 5 b. Mar. 16, 1749 m. Ephraim Judson. 

C.G. P. 45 Sarah 6 dau. of Jonathan 5 b. Feb. 25, 1751 m. Gideon Hawley son of Obadiah and 

Sarah (Wheeler) Hawley. They removed to Ballston, Saratoga Co., N.Y. in 1794. Her death not 
of record. He d. there May 10, 1840 ae. 95-10-3. His 2nd w. Elizabeth b. 1752 d. July 25, 1822 
In 1795, he Sold with Sarah's consent 201 acres there to Sarah's brother Jonathan 6 . 

C.G. P. 21 Israel 5 Curtiss (Jonathan, Jonathan, William, Widow Elizabeth Curtiss) b. ___^ 

m. Jan. 8, 1749/50 Abiah Hubbell b. Apr. 18, 1718 dau. of Joseph and Martha (Ufford) Hubbell. 
He d. Stratford Aug. 25, 1780. The only child of record is Isaac 6 Curtiss b. Aug. 10, 1754 whose 
record will appear later. Israel 5 was probably son of Jonathan's 4 2nd wife. His age at death, not 
now known, would decide this. 

C.G. P. 21 Stephen 5 (Jonathan, Jonathan, William, Widow Elizabeth Curtiss) b. Sept. 22, 1717 last child 
of Hannah, 1st w. of Jonathan 4 , m. July 28, 1747 Tabitha Beardsley dau. of Daniel Beardsley and 
his 2nd wife Ann Seeley, Tabitha b. Mar. 17, 1726 and d. Sept. 8, 1796. Stephen d. Feb. 26, 1799. 
As their children are not given correctly in C.G. they appear here and the sons who removed to 
Stratford, N.H. will be considered later: 

1 James 6 Curtiss b. Aug. 17, 1748 

2 Sarah 6 Curtiss b. Oct. 10, 1750 d. Mar. 27, 1777 m. Burroughs 

3 Jerusha 6 Curtiss b. Mar. 21, 1753 d. Nov. 14, 1811 m. Jenison 

4 Hannah 6 Curtiss b. July 11, 1755, d. May 22, 1788 unmarried 

5 William 6 Curtiss b. July 17, 1758 

6 Stephen 6 Curtiss b. Mar. 29, 1760 d. Oct. 19, 1776 

7 Aaron 6 Curtiss b. Aug. 29, 1766 

C.G. P. 49 has the first five of these mixed in with the children of Stephen 5 (Abraham, Josiah, 
William, Widow Elizabeth Curtiss) and this Stephen's dau. Jerusha 8 b. Aug. 1, 1751 is the Jerusha 
who m. Stephen Lewis, not Tabitha Beardsley's Jerusha. 

C.G. P. 21 Timothy 5 Curtiss (Jonathan, Jonathan, William, Widow Elizabeth) probably b.c. 1719 and a 
son of Jonathan's 2nd wife. His death date is also unknown. He removed to Stamford, Conn, 
where he married a twelve-year-old girl, Susanna Smith, the marriage was made by Jonathan 
Maltbie, J. P. Stamford V.R. give Moses Smith, Sr., b. Jan. 12, 1702/3 son of Daniel and Hannah 
Smith m. Susanna Hoyt (Hoit) Apr. 21, 1725 in Greenwich, Conn., by Samuel Peck, J. P. Their 
first child was Susanna Smith b. Dec. 12, 1726. She m. Timothy Curtiss Feb. 2, 1738/9 by 
Jonathan Maltbie, J. P. They were executors of the will of Susanna's brother Nathaniel Smith 
written Feb. 1, 1758, proved Mar. 3, 1767. The children of Timothy 5 and Susanna are given here 
as they are not in C.G. There is no record of the three daughters or of the son Nathaniel, the 
other three sons will be considered later: 

1 Phebe 6 Curtiss b. June 18, 1741 

2 Jonathan 8 Curtiss b. Mar. 16, 1742/3 

3 Timothy 6 Curtiss b. Nov. 21, 1744 

4 Nathaniel 6 Curtiss b. Aug. 16, 1746 

5 Sarah 6 Curtiss b. Oct. 14, 1749 

6 Jeremiah 8 Curtiss b. Dec. 30, 1752 

7 Hannah 8 Curtiss bp. Sept. 4, 1755 

C.G. P. 46 Daniel 5 Curtiss (Daniel, Daniel, William, Widow Elizabeth Curtiss) b. May 20, 1737. C.G. 
says he m. Abigail Osborn that he d. 1795 and she 1796 and lists eight children about whom we 
know least of any family in the lineage. There was only one dau. Phebe 6 about whom we have no 
record. The children of this Daniel 5 and his brother Abijah 5 are not carried out in C.G. The ad- 
ministrator of the estate of both Daniel and his wife Abigail was Joel Curtiss and who he was is 
not known. C.G. gives the children as: 

1 Daniel 6 Curtiss b. 1775 

2 Phebe 8 Curtiss 

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3 Ebenezer 8 Curtiss 

4 Samuel 6 Curtiss, no record 

5 Charles 8 Curtiss, no record 

6 William 8 Curtiss, no record 

7 James 8 Curtiss, no record 

8 Aaron 8 Curtiss 

Daniel 8 , Ebenezer 6 and Aaron 6 will be taken up later. No. 7 may be the stone in Congregational 
Cemetery, Stratford "James Curtiss 1780-1821." No. 2 may be the stone in Congregational Cem- 
etery, Stratford, "Phebe Curtiss 1787-1864." 

C.G. P. 46 Abijah 5 Curtiss (Daniel, Daniel, William, Widow Elizabeth Curtiss) b. July 1743 m. 

Sept. 4, 1771 Phebe Clark (1755-1834). His death not of record. She m. 2nd William Spratt. 

C.G. P. 46 Ann 6 dau. of Abijah 5 b. Sept. 4, 1772, m. Dec. 25, 1794 Samuel Wheeler. They had several 
children, one was Abigail Wheeler. 

C.G. P. 46 Betsey 6 dau. of Abijah 5 b. Sept. 25, 1774 m. 1st Joseph Benjamin bp. Dec. 1771, son 

of Elnathan and Mary Benjamin, and had: 

1 Caroline Benjamin b. m. Horton 

2 Otis Benjamin b. 

3 Alice Benjamin b. m. Johnson 

4 Leonard Benjamin b. 
Betsey 6 m. 2nd Dewey. No children. 

C.G. P. 46 Abijah 6 son of Abijah 5 b. Sept. 10, 1776, no record. 

C.G. P. 46 Joseph Merchant 8 son of Abijah 5 b. Mar. 10, 1779, no record. 

C.G. P. 46 Sally 8 dau. of Abijah 5 b. July 26, 1781, no record. 

C.G. P. 46 Alice 8 dau. of Abijah 5 b. Feb. 11, 1783 m. Whipple resided in Greenwich, N.Y. and had: 

1 William Whipple 

2 Martin Whipple 

C.G. P. 46 Ruth 8 dau. of Abijah 5 b. May 18, 1786 m. Feb. 1812 Ephraim DeForest of Stratford. 

C.G. P. 46 Philo 8 son of Abijah 5 b. Jan. 4, 1789, considered later. 

C.G. P. 46 David 6 son of Abijah 5 b. July 1792, considered later. 

Not in C.G. Eleanor 8 dau. of Abijah 5 b. 1794, no record. 

Not in C.G. Zachariah 6 son of Abijah 5 b. 1796, considered later. 

C.G. P. 21 Elihu 5 Curtiss (Daniel, Daniel, William, Widow Elizabeth Curtiss) b. May 1747, m. 

Anna Nodine b. July 1757, dau. of Lewis and Anna Nodine. She d. 1804 ae. 47, he d. Aug. 9, 

1820 ae 79. C.G. says he d. Sept. 23, 1820, as their children are not in C.G., they are: 

1 Anna 6 Curtiss dau. of Elihu 5 b. , no record. 

2 Lewis 8 Curtiss son of Elihu 5 b. , no record. 

3 Abner 8 Curtiss son of Elihu 5 bp. Feb. 1789, no record. 

4 Eli 6 Curtiss son of Elihu 5 bp. Apr. 1795, no record. 

5 Polly 6 Curtiss son of Elihu 5 bp. Mar. 1797, no record. 

6 Alfred 6 Curtiss son of Elihu 5 bp. Apr. 24, 1799, no record. 

C.G. P. 22 Abel 5 Curtiss, son of Hezekiah 4 (Daniel, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. May 29, 1745, d. Nov. 
18, 1830, childless. 

C.G. P. 22 Ezra 5 (Hezekiah, Daniel, William, Widow Elizabeth). He d. May 4, 1809. His will dated 
Sept. 13, 1808 leaves all of his estate to his nephew Ezra DeForest, son of his sister Mehitable. 
He had no children. The Ezra Curtiss who m. Ruth Ann was son of Peter 4 (Josiah, William, 
Widow Elizabeth). 

C.G. P. 46 Hezekiah 5 Curtiss (Hezekiah, Daniel, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. Dec. 23, 1747, d. Mar. 5, 
1822 Huntington. His will which is dated Jan. 9, 1822 mentions daughter Caty, wife of Philo 
Nichols, daughter Sally, wife of Isaac Bennett, granddaughter Lovisa Blackman, granddaughter 
Ursula, wife of Griffin Jones. Also mentions Alanson Blackman and Melissa, wife of Levi 

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Benedict. Also mentions grandsons Eli and Charles Curtiss and their stepfather Isaac Cummings 
who has the use of all the real estate until Eli and Charles are age 19. Also he gives to Isaac 
Cummings $100.00 out of the settlement of his father's estate to be turned over at the death of his 
brother Abel Curtiss and the remainder of his share of his father's estate to Charles and Eli, his 
grandsons, equally. Ezra DeForest, Sole Executor. C.G. says hem. 1st , no record, and had: 

C.G. P. 46 Kate 6 dau. of Hezekiah 5 b. Dec. 21, 1768. She m. Philo Nichols. 

C.G. P. 46 Hannah 8 dau. of Hezekiah 5 b. Feb. 15, 1771, m. 1791 Asa Blakeman or Blackman. 

She d. Huntington 1799. They had: Louisa Blackman, Alanson Blackman. Then C.G. says Hezekiah 5 
m. 2nd in Feb. 1771 assuming his first wife died only a few days before, Sarah Thompson b. Feb. 
15, 1750/1 dau. of Hezekiah and Sarah (Tomlinson) Thompson. She d. Dec. 7, 1805 at Huntington, 
Conn. 

C.G. P. 47 Sarah Jane 6 dau. of Hezekiah 5 b. June 22, 1773 m. Isaac Bennett. 

C.G. P. 47 Eli 8 son of Hezekiah 5 . C.G. says b. Mar. 6, 1781 d. Mar. 16, 1785. Orcutt says b. Mar. 26, 
1778, d. Mar. 16, 1783. Hezekiah 8 son of Hezekiah 5 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 212 Thomas 5 Curtiss (Nathaniel, Zachariah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b.c. 1713, m. 

Prudence, dau. of John Summers. He d. Apr. 24, 1761 ae. 48, and she m. 2nd Dec. 29, 1761 Daniel 
Morris, son of Thomas Morris, as his 2nd wife. In 1762 he and Prudence convey to her brother 
Joseph Summers land inherited from their father John Summers, deceased, when Thomas' 
brother Joshua 5 died single in 1773 he leaves bequests to the children of Thomas and to his 
brothers Oliver 5 and Nathaniel 5 . 

C.G. P. 212 1 Phebe 6 dau. of Thomas 5 m. French (Joshua's 5 will) 

C.G. P. 212 2 Hannah 6 (Susanna in church record) dau. of Thomas 5 bp. July 22, 1750, 

m. Solomon Burton, Jr. (Joshua's 5 will) 
C.G. P. 212 3 Mehitabel 6 dau. of Thomas 5 bp. Apr. 8, 1753 d. Apr. 9, 1785 

m. John Nichols, Jr. (Joshua's 5 will) 

C.G. P. 212 4 Wells 6 son of Thomas 5 bp. Feb. 15, 1756 died young, not in (Joshua's 5 will) 

C.G. P. 212 5 Ruth 8 dau. of Thomas 5 bp. June 11, 1758, no record. She is mentioned in 

Joshua's 5 will. 
C.G. P. 212 errs in the parentage of Prudence. She was not dau. of Samuel, Jr., and Abigail Wells. 

C.G. P. 22 Nathaniel 5 Curtiss (Nathaniel, Zachariah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b.c. 1715 

d. 1791. Court at Bridgeport Mar. 14, 1791. His son Everard 8 Appointed administrator. He m. 
_^^_ Mary 5 Curtiss (Nathan, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Sept. 6, 1721. Mary was dau. 
of Nathan 4 and his wife Eunice dau. and only child of Jeremiah and Mary (Welles) Judson. The 
will of Mary, nee Welles) w. of Jeremiah Judson dated 1751 speaks of her granddaughter Mary 
Curtiss, wife of Nathaniel Curtiss, Jr. This will also mentions another granddaughter Mary Curtiss 
who was wife of her grandson Jeremiah Judson 5 Curtiss and born dau. of Gersham Edwards. 
Nathaniel 5 and Mary had only three children of record: 

Charity 6 dau. of Nathaniel 5 b. 1750 d. unmarried Mar. 25, 1820 ae. 70 

Andrew 8 son of Nathaniel 5 b. July 1757 to be considered later. 
Everard 8 son of Nathaniel 5 b. Dec. 8, 1758. St. Paul's Church, Huntington, has 
"Baptized Feb. 7, 1759 Everard son of Nathaniel and Mary Curtiss." He will 
be considered later. 

Perhaps a fourth child was that Thomas Curtiss of N. Stratford who m. Oct. 21, 

1790 Eunice Peet. 

C.G. P. 212 Oliver 6 Curtiss (Nathaniel, Zachariah, William, Widow Elizabeth Curtiss) b. May 1731, 
m. Apr. 2, 1754 Hannah Clark b. May 22, 1739 dau. of William and Hannah (Peck) Clark of 
Derby, Conn, she d. Oct. 3, 1803 ae. 64 he d. Derby, Conn., Jan. 13, 1794 ae. 63. 

C.G. P. 212 Elizabeth 6 dau. of Oliver 5 b. Feb. 28, 1756 m. Ebenezer Gracey, she d. Jan. 6, 1843 ae. 86 
T.S. at Derby. 

C.G. P. 212 Sarah 6 , dau. of Oliver 5 b. Aug. 26, 1757, died young. 

C.G. P. 212 Hannah 8 dau. of Oliver 5 bp. May 4, 1760, m. Jabez Thompson b. Jan. 7, 1759 son 

of Jabez and Sarah (Gunn) Thompson. He was lost at sea with his eldest son in 1794 and she m. 
2nd Tolles. (See N.E. Hist, and Gen. Reg. Vol. 76 Pages 148 and 189). 

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Not in C.G. 


1 


Not in C.G. 


2 


Not in C.G. 


3 



C.G. P. 212 Sheldon 8 son of Oliver 5 b. Apr. 7, 1761 to be considered later. 

C.G. P. 212 Sarah 8 dau. of Oliver 8 b. May 12, 1765 d. before her father. 

Not in C.G. William 8 son of Oliver 5 bp. Sept. 28, 1766, died young. 

Not in C.G. Charity 6 dau. of Oliver 5 bp. June 1768, m. Mar. 15, 1795 as his 2nd w. Israel Kimberly, b. 
New Haven, Conn, about 1757. They removed to Onondaga, N.Y. They had: 

1 George Kimberly b 1796 

2 Louisa Kimberly b. m. Brockway 

3 Catherine Kimberly b. m. Webber 

4 John Kimberly b 

5 Nathaniel Kimberly b. 

6 James Kimberly b. July 20, 1805 

Not in C.G. William 6 son of Oliver 5 bp. June 3, 1770, no record. 

C.G. P. 212 Eunice 8 dau. of Oliver 5 bp. July 16, 1775 m. Pardee, d. Apr. 14, 1861, Lanesboro, Mass. 

C.G. P. 47 Jeremiah 5 Curtiss (Nathaniel, Zachariah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. Dec. 1732 m. Oct. 3, 
1754 Elizabeth Minor, dau. of Rev. Richardson and Elizabeth Minor. 

C.G. P. 47 Anna 8 dau. of Jeremiah 5 b. Sept. 7. 1755 

C.G. P. 47 Hannah 6 dau. of Jeremiah 5 b. Dec. 6, 1757, no record. 

C.G. P. 47 Joshua 6 and Welles 6 , considered later. 

C.G. P. 47 Samuel 5 Curtiss (Nathaniel, Zachariah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. June 1735, m. 1st Dec. 
20, 1759 Huldah Gold, b. 1738 d. Apr. 28, 1765 dau. of Rev. Hezekiah Gold. He m. 2nd Hannah 
Gorham 1747-1822; he d. Sept. 8, 1802. He had three children by Huldah. His son Agur 6 con- 
sidered later. 

C.G. P. 47 Elizabeth 6 dau. of Samuel 5 b. June 10, 1763 d. Oct. 22, 1825 m. May 18, 1786, Peter Pixley 
b. May 24, 1764 son of William and Betsey (Judson) Pixley, he d. May 6, 1836. Their dau. 
Elizabeth Pixley m. Daniel 7 Curtiss (John, Stiles, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) 

C.G. P. 47 Huldah 6 dau. of Samuel 5 b. Mar. 16, 1765 d. 1765. 

Samuel 5 had by wife Hannah two sons, Samuel 8 and Isaac 8 . Samuel 6 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 47 Isaac 8 son of Samuel 5 b. Apr. 13, 1775 m. Elizabeth . She d. July 1, 1797 ae. 26. 

He d. Jan. 17, 1796. No record of children. 

C.G. P. 48 Mitchell 5 Curtiss (Zachariah, Zachariah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. Sept. 21, 1729, m. 
Jan. 10, 1753 Phebe Peet b. Oct. 20, 1734 dau. of Thomas and Phebe (Nichols) Peet. (Note: This 
Thomas Peet who d. Oct. 12, 1760 ae. 63 was the King's Post Rider between New York and Say- 
brook, Conn, for 32 years.) Mitchell 5 Curtiss d. Aug. 15, 1808 Trumbull. 

C.G. P. 48 Mary Anne 8 dau. of Mitchell 5 b. Nov. 7, 1756. She died young and is not in father's will. 

C.G. P. 48 Phebe 6 dau. of Mitchell 5 b. July 1764, m. at Unity, Conn. Nov. 1785 Stiles Peet. 

C.G. P. 48 Eunice 6 dau. of Mitchell 5 Probably that Eunice Curtiss of Trumbull whose will was ad- 
mitted to probate Mar. 22, 1838. 

The three sons of Mitchell 5 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 48 Samuel 5 Curtiss (Jeremiah, Zachariah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. Southington, Nov. 15, 
1737 m. 1st Margaret Root dau. of Jonathan and Ruth Root, May 14, 1766 she bp. Nov. 3, 1745 
d. Dec. 20, 1769. He m. 2nd Mary Ann Day b. Aug. 15, 1746, d. Mar. 18, 1824 dau. of Aaron and 
his 2nd w. Susanna (Stanley) Day. He d. May 15, 1801 Southington. Children by Margaret were an 
infant b. Nov. 4, 1768 who died young and: 

C.G. P. 48 Samuel 6 b. Dec. 8, 1769. He m. Feb. 24, 1799 Peggy (Margaret) Dyer. No record. 
Samuel 5 had by 2nd w. Mary Ann a son Leverett 6 to be considered later, and a son: 

C.G. P. 48 Leonard 8 bp. 1776. No record. 

C.G. P. 48 Margaret 6 dau. of Samuel 5 bp. Feb. 1782, d. May 4, 1820 m. Mar. 25, 1804 Harvey Hough. 

C.G. P. 48 Mary Ann 8 dau. of Samuel 5 b. m. Oct. 17, 1802 Moses Rice, but Parson Foote's 

record says Amos Rice. She d. before 1813. 

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C.G. P. 49 John 5 Curtiss (Jeremiah, Zachariah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. Jan. 20, 1739/40, m. 

Dec. 2, 1762 Mary Lewis b. 1742, d. Sept. 9, 1815 dau. of Nathan and Mary Lewis. He d. Mar. 25, 

1801 Southington. 
C.G. P. 49 Lovina 8 dau. of John 5 b. Sept. 11, 1763, d. Dec. 25, 1814 m. Jan. 13, 1788 Selah Deming b. 

Nov. 15, 1762, d. May 26, 1805, son of Eliakim Deming. Removed to Ohio. 

C.G. P. 49 Polly 6 dau. of John 5 b. June 5, 1773 d. Aug. 22, 1777. 

C.G. P. 49 Lucy 8 dau. of John 5 b. July 25, 1776, m. Oct. 29, 1797 James Coach Carter. She d. Sept. 27, 
1855. The four sons of John 5 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 48 Stephen 5 Curtiss (Abraham, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. June 3, 1727. This Stephen 
is so badly mixed up with Stephen 5 (Jonathan, Jonathan, William, Widow Elizabeth Curtiss) that his 
correct record will have to be inserted here. He m. 1st Nov. 8, 1746 Jerusha Gold and had: 
Abraham 6 b. Nov. 1747 died young. Jerusha Gold d. Dec. 24, 1747 and Stephen 5 m. 2nd Oct. 17, 
1750 Sarah Judson b. 1730 dau. of David and Phebe (Stiles) Judson. They had: 

1 Jerusha 6 b. Aug. 1, 1751 m. 1768 Stephen Lewis. 
They had: Charity Lewis b. Mar. 22, 1768 

Caty Lewis b. June 27, 1771 

Ann Lewis b. Aug. 15, 1773 d. Sept. 19, 1776 

Abraham Curtiss Lewis b. 1777 

Betty Lewis b. July 15, 1782 d. Sept. 13, 1783 

Stephen Curtiss Lewis b. May 12, 1785 d. Apr. 1823 

2 Abraham 6 Curtiss b. Feb. 6, 1754 to be considered later 

3 Stephen Judson 6 Curtiss b. July 5, 1757 d. June 17, 1760 

4 Stephen Judson 8 Curtiss b. Oct. 30, 1760 d. Apr. 18, 1766 

5 Sarah 6 Curtiss b. Aug. 4, 1765 d. Apr. 9, 1766 

6 Betty 6 Curtiss b. Feb. 6, 1767 d. Oct. 9, 1777 

7 Phebe 8 Curtiss b. Sept. 6, 1769 m. Dr. Lewis Beers son of Abner and Hannah 

(Beardsley) Beers. Removed to Danby, N.Y. Their dau. Phebe Beers m. Dr. 
Elbert 7 Curtiss son of Levi 8 brother of Phebe 8 Curtiss 

8 Levi 8 Curtiss b. Mar. 26, 1772 to be considered later. 

C.G. P. 50 Agur 5 Curtiss (Josiah, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth Curtiss) b. Sept. 11, 1730 m. Jan. 
30, 1755, Mercy Hinman dau. of Wait Hinman of Woodbury.... She d. Southbury, June 28, 1785 ae. 
50, he d. Feb. 8, 1784. Their two sons Wait 6 and Josiah 6 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 50 Anna 8 dau. of Agur 5 bp. July 20, 1759 m. Apr. 7, 1782 Dr. Anthony Burritt of Newtown. She 
d. Sept. 30, 1808 and he m. 2nd Mar. 26, 1809 Abigail widow of Justus Hinman. 

Not in C.G. Mary 8 dau. of Agur 5 b. Aug. 30, 1757 m. at Southbury, July 11, 1773 Aaron Thorp b. June 12, 
1745 d. Sept. 11, 1819 son of William Thorp. Mary d. Mar. 9, 1837 ae. 79. She m. 2nd as his 2nd 
w. Abijah Pratt, Sr. Aaron Thorp was half owner of the Thorp-Sprague Stage Coach line between 
Albany and Buffalo. Their dau. Anne was for many years in correspondence with her cousin 
Edward Middleton Curtiss of New York City. Children of Mary 6 and Aaron Thorp were: 

m. Thomas Adams, Greene Co., N.Y 

m. Jacob Roggen, Kingston, N.Y. 

d. unmarried 



Mary 8 and Aaron Thorp lived in Durham, Greene Co., N.Y. They are buried in Oakhill, N.Y. three 
miles from Durham. Record from living descendants in 1942. 

C.G. P. 50 Abner 5 Curtiss (Josiah, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth Curtiss) b. Oct. 11, 1732 m. 

1762 Mary Botsford b. Mar. 8, 1736 d. May 7, 1810 dau. of Timothy and Lydia (Smith) Botsford. 
Abner's Brother Samuel 5 put in his bible that "Abner's wife Mary d. June 28, 1785 ae. 49" Samuel 

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1 


Mary Ann Thorp 


b. 


Dec. 6, 1774 


2 


Anne Thorp 


b. 


Sept. 17, 1776 


3 


Betsey Thorp 


b. 


Sept. 29, 1778 


4 


Nancy Thorp 


b. 


Aug. 28, 1780 


5 


Mary Thorp 


b. 


July 17, 1784 


6 


Curtiss Thorp 


b. 


Feb. 23, 1787 


7 


Aaron Thorp 


b. 


Sept. 25, 1789 


8 


William Thorp 


b. 


Apr. 21, 1792 


9 


Alanson Thorp 


b. 


Oct. 8, 1796 


10 


Henry Thorp 


b. 


Dec. 30, 1799 



saw this in -a newspaper which read: "Widow Mary Curtiss of Southbury died June 28, 1785 ae 
49. This is the exact death date of Mercy (Mary) Hinman widow of Agur 5 Curtiss which Samuel 
mistook for Abner s wife. The son of Abner, Samuel" and his sister Mary* wife of Stephen 
Woodhull removed in 1794 to Madison, N.Y. with their aged mother. Here Mary Botsford died 
• and was buried in Madison Center Cemetery now abandoned. This compiler found her stone 
prone and half buried. He brought it down to the new village cemetery and the Bicknell family 
reset it beside her son Samuel's stone. It read "Mrs. Mary Curtiss, relict of Abner Curtiss 
, died May 7, 1810 ae. 72." Her age really was 74. At this time her family wrote of her death to 
her Botsford relations in Conn. In the Botsford family records soon to be published, Mary's 
death record was found exactly as recorded on her gravestone. These family records show she 
was born in. 1736. Her husband Abner 5 Curtiss d. in Conn., Dec. 19, 1779. 

C.G. P. 50 Mary* dau. of Abner 5 b. July 1763 m. 1781 Stephen Woodhull b. 1757, son of Stephen and 
Hannah (Cooper) Woodhull, he d. June 6, 1839 ae. 82, Madison, N.Y., she d. July 10, 1834 ae. 72 
Madison, N.Y. Children: 

1 Hannah Woodhull b. July 15, 1782 m. Russell Barker 

2 Curtiss Woodhull b. July 3, 1784 m. Julia Curtiss 

3 Stephen Woodhull b. Mar. 18, 1787 m. 1st Sally Markham 

m. 2nd Experience McCracken 

4 Mary Woodhull b. July 1, 1792 m. 1st Asa Curtiss 



5 Betsy Woodhull b. 1794 

6 Helen Woodhull b. Dec. 29, 1799 



m. 2nd Moses Maynard 



7 Julia Woodhull b. Dec. 15, 1806 

8 Harriet Woodhull b. 1809 d. unmarried Mar. 31, 1850 

9 James Woodhull b. 1811 
10 Joel Woodhull b. 1813 

Julia Curtiss above dau. of (John, Joseph, Joseph, Joseph, Joseph, John, Widow El-zabeth) 
Asa Curtiss above, son of Robert Welles 6 (Edmund, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) 
The three sons of Abner 5 , Isaac Judson 6 , Samuel 6 , and Timothy 6 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 25 Josiah 5 Curtiss (Josiah, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. Jan. 21, 1734/5, m. 

Mary . He d. Feb. 6, 1804 ae. 70, she d. May 20, 1817 ae. 80. Their only son of record 

Joel 6 will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. Eunice 8 dau. of Josiah 5 bp. July 1765, d. unmarried Oct. 21, 1817, ae. 53. 

C.G. P. 25 Samuel 5 Curtiss (Josiah, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. Mar. 24, 1736/7. He removed 

to Woodbury about 1760. He m. Currence Hinman bp. Apr. 12, 1740, dau. of Capt. Wait and 

Ann (Hurd) Hinman and sister of Mercy w. of Agur 5 brother of Samuel 5 Curtiss. They had no sons. 
They are buried in Warner Burial Ground, South Britain, Conn. "Mr. Samuel Curtiss d. Jan. 23, 
1813 ae. 76. Currence Curtiss d. July 24, 1813 ae. 73." 

Not in C.G. Comfort 6 dau. of Samuel 5 , b. 1760 d. Mar. 7, 1771. 

Not in C.G. Polly 6 dau. of Samuel 5 b. 1762, m. Nov. 25, 1785 Noadiah Warner b. 1764 son of Noadiah 
Warner. She d. 1832 and he m. 2nd 1833, Harriet Miles. He d. 1839. Noadiah and Polly had 
Agur Warner who m. Polly Bassett and had Jane Warner who m. Agur Treat Curtiss (David, 
David, Josiah, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) her sister Mary A. Warner b. Oct. 5, 1815 m. 
Nov. 12, 1838 Theophilus Curtiss of Newtown, Conn. 

Not in C.G. Currence 6 dau. of Samuel 5 b. Oct. 2, 1766, m. Smith Booth removed in Vergennes, Vt. 
Will of Samuel 5 dated May 2, 1812 mentions three daus. of Currence, wife of Smith Booth. 

C.G. P. 25 David 5 Curtiss (Josiah, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. Mar. 10, 1739/40, d. Nov. 1, 

1819, m. Sally Burr, b. 1741, d. Mar. 6, 1801 ae. 60. History of Fairfield (Shenck) gives 

Sarah Burr b. Sept. 23, 1742 dau. of Andrew and Sarah (Sturges) Burr. 

C.G. P. 212 has this David 5 Curtiss with two of his three daughters but his son David is not he who m. 
Nancy Osborn as C.G. states. That David was son of Daniel Mitchell 6 Curtiss (Mitchell , 
Zachariah, Zachariah, William, Widow Elizabeth) David 6 son of David 5 b. Dec. 17, 1781 m. Nov. 
23, 1806, Amy dau. of Abraham and Mercy (Treat) Peck and will be considered later. 

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C G P 212 Comfort 8 dau. of David 5 b. 1767 never married. She d. Apr. 1, 1839 ae. 72. Her 

will written Dec. 11, 1832 speaks of her sister Sally wife of Frederick Phelps of Hebron, Conn., 
and Amy wife of her brother David and niece Esther wife of John Wells. David's will dated Oct. 4, 
1812 speaks of oldest dau. Comfort, son David, granddaughter Esther Coe. 

C.G. P. 212 Sally 8 dau. of David 5 b. m. Frederick Phelps. 

C.G. P. 212 Agur 8 son of David 5 b. 1771 d. Oct. 9, 1776. 

C.G. P. 212 says Comfort m. Coe. It was not Comfort but - 

Not in C.G. Esther 8 dau. of David 5 b. 1768 m. Dec. 24, 1793 Josiah Coe. She d. 1794 after birth of her 
dau. Esther Coe b. 1794 who m. John Wells. Josiah Coe was son of James and Huldah (Wilcoxen) 
Coe. Josiah Coe d. in Athens, Ohio. 

C.G. P. 50 Nehemiah 5 Curtiss (Benjamin, Josiah, William, \Mdow Elizabeth) b. Newtown, Feb. 21, 

1727/8, m. Feb. 8, 1756 Martha Clark b. 1730 d. May 29, 1782 dau. of Zachariah and 

Eunice Clark. 

C.G. P. 51 Phebe 8 dau. of Nehemiah 5 b. Feb. 15, 1757. She d. unmarried at Newtown Mar. 19, 1835 ae. 78. 

C.G. P. 51 Apame 8 dau. of Nehemiah 5 b. Mar. 8, 1762 m. May 5, 1796 at Southbury as his 2nd w. Amos 
Johnson whose 1st w. Patience Hicock d. Feb. 4, 1793. 

C.G. P. 51 Parthenia« dau. of Nehemiah 5 b. Apr. 16, 1764 single in 1794. 

C.G. P. 51 Eunice 8 dau. of Nehemiah 5 b. Sept. 5, 1771 single in 1794. Sarah 8 dau. of Nehemiah 5 , twin 

of Eunice, m. Stephen Sanford b. Nov. 24, 1769, d. Oct. 20, 1848 Roxbury, Conn, son of 

John and Ann (Morgan) Sanford. Sanford records say John and Ann (Wheeler) Sanford. Salmon 8 
and Abel 8 sons of Nehemiah 5 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 51 Benjamin 5 Curtiss (Benjamin, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth Curtiss) b. Newtown Feb. 14, 
1736, m. 1st Phidenia Nichols Nov. 23, 1758 dau. of Nathaniel Nichols. She d. Feb. 15, 1773. She 

b. Feb. 9, 1737. He m. 2nd 1774 Mary Devine b. 1746 who d. Aug. 23, 1795. He m. 3rd 

Phebe Beers b. Aug. 14, 1741 dau. of John and Mary (Seeley) Beers, she had m. 1st Apr. 9, 1763 
Samuel Ferris who d. Jan. 12, 1796. She d. July 10, 1832 ae. 91, her will dated Dec. 28, 1829 
names her Ferris children who were then living. Benjamin 5 d. Feb. 20, 1817. By his first wife 
he had two sons Philo 8 and Benjamin 8 considered later and these three daughters - 

C.G. P. 51 Phidenia 8 dau. of Benjamin 5 b. Dec. 16, 1761 m. Nov. 9, 1791 Daniel Clark of Southbury. 

C.G. P. 51 Elizabeth Birdseye 8 dau. of Benjamin 5 b. Sept. 21, 1766, m. Oct. 1, 1785 Ephraim Peck. 
She d. Aug. 15, 1824 ae. 58. 

C.G. P. 51 Anna 8 dau. of Benjamin 5 b. Dec. 20, 1769 m. Dec. 22, 1794 Silas French b. 1773 son of 

Joseph and Charity (Beardsley) French of Huntington. They removed 1821 to Wakeman, Huron Co., 
Ohio where he d. May 29, 1842. She d. Feb. 19, 1849. (Note: Isaac 8 Curtiss (Israel, Jonathan, 
Jonathan, William, Widow Elizabeth) also removed to Wakeman, Ohio in 1829.) 

C.G. P. 51 Benjamin 5 Curtiss had by his 2nd w. two sons, Alfred Devine 8 and Epenetus 8 to be considered 
later, and the following three daughters. 

C.G. P. 51 Sarah 8 dau. of Benjamin 5 b. Nov. 24, 1775 did not die in 1802 as C.G. states. She is called 
Sarah Curtis in her father's will dated 1810. She m. after 1810 John Coe, she d. Jan. 1812. Her 
son Julius Curtiss Coe is mentioned in a codicil to Benjamin's 5 will dated Feb. 7, 1812. 

C.G. P. 51 Artemesia 8 dau. of Benjamin 5 b. May 5, 1778, m. Linus Sherman. She d. Dec. 31, 

1845. 

C.G. P. 51 Aurelia 8 dau. of Benjamin 5 b. Nov. 30, 1780 d. Apr. 23, 1796. 

C.G. P. 51 Abijah 5 Curtiss (Benjamin, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. Newtown Jan. 20, 1740 m. 
Oct. 28, 1762 Sarah Birdseye b. Apr. 2, 1740 dau. of John and Hannah (Smith) Birdseye. She d. 

1796. He m. 2nd Mary probably Vail. She d. 1853. Her will Nov. 20, 1830 

left all her estate to Oliver Vail of Danbury. Abijah 5 d. Newtown Nov. 20, 1817. His three sons 
by his 1st w. John 6 , Benjamin 6 and Abijah Birdseye 8 will be considered later. He had no daughters 
of record. 

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C ' G ' d Julv b 8 el5 17 C 67 rti Thi Beniamin ' J ° Siah ' W i IUam ' Wid0W Eli2abeth Curtiss) b - N ^own Feb. 7, 1738 
d July B, 1767. There is no record of thfs man's marriage but there are Curtises of Newtown 

ThrcVmTneT^nMsrecZ ^^ "' "^ ^^nre^ to the known CunisesT/^cord. 
The Hartford «r ?» ° J^o? l ° PUt d ° Wn here SOme of these so far ™ so[ve * branches: 

Jpnlv ^ « • Z iM N ° V - 24 ' 18U tas " that Mr ' Be "J amin Curtiss « Newtown died sud- 
*S3 t 5 ' ^ r " 1766 ' Ben J amin ' son of Abijah' (Benjamin, Josiah, William, Widow 
££££££» H P A yS1C fo n ^„ WaS b ° rn in 1766 also but he d - Jul V 2 . 1825 ae. 59. His widow 
W fw!lp, ^ ^'i 848 - Benjamin8 b - Sept 10 ' 1772 (Benjamin, Benjamin, Josiah, 
William, Widow Elizabeth) d. Mar. 17, 1836 ae. 62-6-7, his w. Polly d. Nov. 1, 1847 ae. 71-5-10 

ItZ ^, 3T£« d ;fS- 6 ; 1{ l 85 ae - 73 (b - 1812) - so wh0 was Ben J amin Curtis of Newtown 

pJL iS' h 'i bIoIJ (b " 1?85) - ™ S Benjamin m - Jul y 2 > 1839 a widow Sarah Squires of 
Reading who d. May 8, 1857 ae. 73-6-0, so b. 1784. Her gravestone erected by her son Charles 
Squires. She probably was this Benjamin's 2nd w.; who was he and who was his 1st w.? 
C.G. P. 26 Peter 5 Curtiss (Peter, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth Curtiss) b. Oct. 31 1736 m 

Martha Hyde, dau. of Daniel and Deborah (Perry?) Hyde. They removed before 1790 to GreenT - 
ville, Greene Co., N.Y., where vital records are very scanty. 

Not in CXJ. Elizabeth Ann 8 dau. of Peter 5 , b. Stratford, Conn. Jan. 31, 1769 m. at Freehold, Albany Co. 
N.Y., Dec. 14, 1789 Davis Deming b. Woodbury, Conn. June 4, 1762, son of John and Anna 
(Knowles) Deming of Southbury. He d. Oct. 11, 1839 near Westmoreland, Oneida Co. N Y a cab- 
inet maker and toll-gate tender on the Seneca turnpike. She d. Apr. 9, 1853 Vernon N Y They 
had children: 

1 Delia Ann Deming b. Sept. 26, 1790 m. 2nd Coleman resided 

Ellicottville, Cattaraugus Co., N.Y. 
She m. 1st Luke Hitch who left her. 

2 Rufus Romeo Deming b. Feb. 4, 1792 

3 Electa Deming b. Nov. 28, 1793 m. James Y. Hodge of VanBuren 

township Onondaga Co., N.Y. 

4 Cythera Deming b. Apr. 14, 1797. She was single in 1843 and lived in 

Vernon, N.Y. 

5 Sophia Deming b. Nov. 20, 1798 

6 Lucy Deming b. Nov. 5, 1800. She m. Sanford 

Affidavit dated June 15, 1857 of Lucy P. Sanford of the town of Kirkland, Oneida Co., N.Y., only 
heir-at-law of Elizabeth Ann widow of Davis Deming who d. Apr. 9, 1853. A Mrs. Margaret San- 
ford of Clinton, Oneida Co., N.Y. probably a daughter-in-law, in a letter dated 1911 supplied 
most of the data on Elizabeth Ann except the bible record of children which was found on file at 
Washington, D.C., as Davis Deming was a soldier in the Revolution. 

7 Stephen Piatt Deming b. Apr. 15, 1803 

8 Hamilton Deming b. Feb. 6, 1805 

9 Eliza Deming b. Oct. 20, 1806 
10 Rutha Deming b. Oct. 31, 1808 

All were born in Freehold, N.Y. 

Not in C.G. Hannah 9 probably dau. of Peter 5 m. at Greenville, N.Y. Nov. 6, 1814, Dudley 

Watson of Great Barrington, Mass. 

Not in C.G. William 6 probably son of Peter 5 ; on May 17, 1809 Peter Curtiss and Bethel Hinman, both of 
Greenville, N.Y. bought land there of William Curtiss. 

Not in C.G. Elisha 9 known son of Peter 6 Curtiss mentioned by Elizabeth Ann as her brother. He m. at 
Greenville, N.Y. Jan. 24, 1804 Charity Hall. They removed to Crawford Co., Pa. where he is in 
the land records but not in probate records. His children not known. 

Not in C.G. Peter 8 son of Peter 5 b. . He m. at Freehold, Greene Co., N.Y. Jan. 30, 1793 

Sarah Ann Hinman. It is probable that a son Peter 7 Curtiss lived in Woodbury, Orange Co., N.Y. 

His wife may have been Sarah E. . He had two daughters, Elizabeth and Esther. Very 

little is known of this family. The two daughters were mature in 1857. 

C.G. P. 52 Silas 5 Curtiss (Peter, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. Aug. 6, 1741, m. Mar. 21, 1763, 
Ruth Birdseye b. Dec. 29, 1747 dau. of Abel and Phebe (Thompson) Birdseye. She d. Sept. 11, 
1818. He d. July 27, 1818. 

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C.G. P. 52 Esther 6 dau. of Silas 5 b. Oct. 15, 1763 died young. 

C G P 52 Phebe 8 dau. of Silas 5 was b. Feb. 17, not May 15, 1765 as C.G. has it. She m. Jan. 28, 1783 
Samuel Beardsley b. 1760 son of Samuel and Ann (French) Beardsley. He was a Rev. Sol. and 
member of State Legislature. He d. July 1846. She d. Jan. 27, 1857. They had: 

1 Silas Curtiss Beardsley b. Feb. 18, 1784 d. Oct. 1860 

2 Elisha Beardsley b. Apr. 9, 1787 ' m. Ruth Beardsley 

3 Agur Beardsley b. June 12, 1791 

4 Samuel Birdseye Beardsley b. Jan. 12, 1795 

5 Nancy Beardsley b. June 30, 1797 

6 Phebe Beardsley b. Oct. 22, 1799 

C.G. P. 52 Ruth 6 dau. of Silas 5 b. Jan. 19, 1766 died young. 

C.G. P. 52 Esther 6 dau. of Silas 5 b. Jan. 7, 1767, d. 1856, m. Philo Beardsley of Kent, Conn. Dec. 2, 
1784. He b. Nov. 21, 1755. He d. 1826. They had: 

1 Birdseye Beardsley 

2 Anna Beardsley 

3 Josiah Beardsley 

4 Sarah Beardsley 

5 Philo Beardsley 

6 Curtiss Beardsley removed to Trumbull Co., Ohio. 

7 Alma Beardsley 

8 Agur Beardsley 

Philo Beardsley was son of Josiah and Ann (Stilson) Beardsley. 

C.G. P. 52 Sally M. 6 dau. of Silas 5 b. June 5, 1769 m. Nov. 23, 1786 as his 2nd w. James Beach. He had 
m. 1st Ann Joanna Lewis. 

C.G. P. 52 Marcia Ruth 6 dau. of Silas 5 b. Apr. 9, 1776, m. Elnathan Clark not Camp as C.G. 

says. In the distribution of the estate of her mother Ruth in 1823 this child is called Marcia R. 
Clark. 

C.G. P. 52 Lucy 6 dau. of Silas 5 b. Feb. 3, 1782 was single in 1823. 

C.G. P. 52 Aurilla 6 dau. of Silas 5 b. May 22, 1784 m. June 23, 1805 Thomas Grant Northrup of Kent, 

Conn. She is called Amelia in 1823 distribution of her mother's estate. He was b. Jan. 5, 1771 in 
New Milford, son of Amos and Anna (Grant) Northrup. He d. Kent, Conn. Sept. 8, 1850, she d. 
Mar. 4, 1839. Amos Northrup a Rev. Sol. 

C.G. P. 52 Annis 6 dau. of Silas 5 b. July 15, 1786. She is called Anna in the 1823 distribution of her 
mother's estate. She m. Ezra C. Wheeler of Huntington, Conn. 

The three sons of Silas 5 - Agur 6 , Eben Birdseye 8 , and Ezekiel 6 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 52 Ezra 5 Curtiss (Peter, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. June 24, 1744. He was a physi- 
cian. He m. Oct. 3, 1773 Ruth Ann Perry, dau. of Dr. Joseph Perry. She d. Jan. 22, 1813. He d. 
Mar. 29, 1810. 

C.G. P. 53 Harmon 6 son of Dr. Ezra 5 b. May 13, 1774. He is probably that Dr. Herman Curtiss who d. 
at New Milford, Conn. Feb. 25, 1812, stone says age 36, possibly misread for age 38. No further 
record. 

C.G. P. 53 Ruth Ann 6 dau. of Dr. Ezra 5 b. May 3, 1776, m. Atwell. 

C.G. P. 53 Betsey 8 dau. of Dr. Ezra 5 b. Feb. 25, 1778 m. Lewis. They had a son Philo Lewis. 

C.G. P. 53 Sylvia 8 dau. of Dr. Ezra 5 b. Aug. 19, 1780 m. Sept. 20, 1812 Agur Beardsley bp. Aug. 1, 1779, 
Huntington, Conn. d. Sept. 6, 1851 as his 2nd wife. She had no children. 

C.G. P. 53 Maria 8 dau. of Dr. Ezra 5 b. Feb. 12, 1784 m. Sherwood. 

C.G. P. 53 Abi 8 dau. of Dr. Ezra 5 b. Dec. 10, 1785. She is called Abel in C.G. She m. Baldwin. 

Her father's will speaks of "my dau. Abi Baldwin." 

C.G. P. 53 Esther 8 dau. of Dr. Ezra 5 b. Nov. 30, 1787 died unmarried Jan. 17, 1825. 

C.G. P. 53 Delia 6 dau. of Dr. Ezra 5 b. Oct. 30, 1791 m. William Botsford b. Dec. 2, 1786. 

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d. Dec. 31, 1823 son of Gideon and Pulchria (Fairman) Botsford. She d. Oct. 5, 1836. 

C.G. P. 53 Sally 6 dau. of Dr. Ezra 5 b. Oct. 10,1793 m. Jan. 20, 1825 William Beach. She d. at Monroe, 
Conn. Sept. 1, 1888 ae. 94. 

C.G. P. 53 Julia 8 dau. of Dr. Ezra 5 b. Sept. 4, 1795 m. Oct. 17, 1824 David Prince Shelton. They had: 

1 Henry B. Shelton who d. Nov. 5, 1853 ae. 28 

2 Julia Ann Shelton who d. Jan. 13, 1849 ae. 20 

3 Mary T. Shelton who d. Nov. 18, 1854 ae. 25 

4 Caroline Shelton who d. Oct. 14, 1849 ae. 13 

C.G. P. 53 Eliza 6 dau. of Dr. Ezra 5 b. Apr. 12, 1797, m. Jan. 13, 1822, Ezra Abel Beardsley bp. 

Monroe, Conn. Jan. 14, 1776 son of Elisha and Mehitable (Hurd) Beardsley. He d. Aug. 20, 1863. 
She d. Mar. 30, 1877 ae. 80. They had: 

1 Frances Beardsley b. June 6, 1822 m. Orville B. Sherwood 

2 Theodore D. Beardsley b. 1825 

3 Edward Beardsley 

The two sons of Dr. Ezra 5 - George Preston 6 and Henry 8 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 53 Henry 5 Curtiss (Peter, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. June 8, 1754, m. Aug. 14, 1774 

Ann Tomlinson b. 1758 d. Jan. 31, 1849 ae. 91 dau. of Zachariah and Amy (Lewis) 

Tomlinson. He d. Jan. 11, 1806 and she m. 2nd before 1808 Rev. David Ely of Huntington. 

C.G. P. 53 Sarah Ann 8 dau. of Henry 5 b. May 27, 1780, m. Gideon Beardsley, M.D., son of 

Daniel and Ann (Hawley) Beardsley. He d. 1826. They had: 

1 Dr. Henry Curtiss Beardsley b. 1807, m. 1st Harriet Hawley 

m. 2nd Clementine M. Currier 

2 Hiram Beardsley b. 1811 m. 1st Elmira Nichols 

m. 2nd Elizabeth Middlebrook 

C.G. P. 53 Lydia 6 dau. of Henry 5 b. May 20, 1785 m. 1st Feb. 3, 1802 Elias Youngs Hawley of Ballston, 
N.Y. He b. Mar. 8, 1782 son of Elias and Ruth (Lewis) Hawley. They had: 

1 Ruth Ann Hawley b. June 18, 1803 m. Wm. Mills of Huntington 

2 Henry Tomlinson Hawley b. Jan. 16, 1806 m. 1st Sarah Emerson 

m. 2nd Maria E. Smith 

3 Eliza Minerva Hawley b. Apr. 6, 1808 m. Ambrose Ely 

4 Marcus D.F. Hawley b. Sept. 21, 1810 

5 Violetta Hawley b. July 22, 1812 m. Jasper B. Heaton 

Elias Youngs Hawley d. Mar. 6, 1813 and Lydia m. 2nd Mar. 4, 1815 Selah Murray b. Nov. 29, 
1778, d. July 24, 1851 Litchfield, Mich. Lydia d. there Feb. 4, 1876. They had: 

1 Sarah Ann Murray b. Jan. 11, 1816 d. Nov. 14, 1817 

2 Elisha Eli Murray b. Dec. 26, 1817 m. Mary Jane Robards 

3 Nathan Curtiss Murray b. Mar. 21, 1821 m. Lavinia Gay 

4 Sarah Ann Murray b. Sept. 6, 1823 m. David L. Mahoney 

5 Hiram Murray b. Feb. 9, 1826 m. Ann 

C.G. P. 53 Maria 8 dau. of Henry 5 b. Dec. 29, 1790. No record. 

C.G. P. 53 Eloisa Ann 6 dau. of Henry 5 b. Dec. 29, 1790 twin of Maria m. 1815 Elisha Mills 

Ely, son of Rev. David Ely of Lyme, Conn., who m. 2nd as his 2nd wife, Eloisa Ann's mother. 

C.G. P. 53 The four sons of Henry 5 , William Pixley 8 , Lucius 6 , Hiram 6 and Henry Tomlinson 8 will be 

considered later. 
C G P 53 Elijah 5 Curtiss (Peter, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. 1747 Rev. Sol. m. Jan. 

25 1769 Jane Moss or Morse b. July 8, 1750 dau. of John and Sarah (Salmon) Moss. She d. Feb. 

20 1831 ae 81 He d. July 8, 1817 ae. 70. They had two sons, Charles 6 and John Moss to be 

considered later, but C.G. states that Charles was b. 1758 an obvious error, as he was b. Aug. 21, 

1787. 
C.G. P. 54 Mary 6 dau. of Elijah 5 b. Feb. 1, 1770 m. Sept. 12, 1791 Capt. Cyrus Hawley b. Mar. 10, 1761 

son of Milton and Hepsibah (DeForest) Hawley. He d. Oct. 10, 1798 and she m 2nd Hall Beardsley 

son of Samuel and Thankful (Doolittle) Beardsley who d. Monroe, Conn., Dec. 8, 1826 ae 59 she d. 

Mar. 20, 1840. 

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Not in C.G. John Moss 9 son of Elijah 5 b. May 7, 1773 d. Mar. 30, 1777. 

C G. P. 54 Sarah 8 dau. of Elijah 5 b. Monroe, Sept. 22, 1777, m. Jan. 2, 1797 Samuel Moss (Morse) b. 
1778 son of Joseph and Elizabeth (Booth) Morse. He d. July 2, 1805 in Savannah, Ga. where he 
was buried. He was her first cousin. She m. 2nd Sylvester Hinman and d. in Mich. 1856. She 
had by Samuel Morse. 

1 Joseph Morse b. Jan. 28, 1798 m. d. 1876 California 

2 Orville Curtiss Morse b. Danbury, Conn. Mar. 11, 1800 m. Sept. 27, 1823 

Charity Thompson dau. of Abraham and Sarah (Blakeman) Thompson 

3 Elizabeth Montgomery Morse b. Savannah, Ga. Apr. 20, 1803, 

d. June 28, 1837, Montgomery, Ala. 

4 Jane Curtiss Morse b. posthumously at Monroe, Conn. Oct. 28, 1805. 

m. Milo McKee 

C.G. P. 54 Nancy M. 6 dau. of Elijah 5 b. June 17, 1781, m. Apr. 23, 1800 General Eli L. Hawley who d. 
June 27, 1866. She d. Feb. 17, 1864 not 1814 as C.G. states. 

C.G. P. 54 Rebecca was not a dau. of Elijah she was Rebecca Blakeman wife of John Moss 6 Curtiss 
son of Elijah 5 to be considered later. 

C.G. P. 54 Elihu 5 Curtiss (Peter, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. 1749, m. 1st Sarah 

Tomlinson, Mar. 14, 1769 she b. Oct. 8, 1753 dau. of Zachariah and Amy (Lewis) Tomlinson. 
He m. 2nd Sept. 15, 1779 Sarah Moss b. Sept. 1742 dau. of John and Sarah (Salmon) Morse and 
widow of Robert Lewis. He d. Nov. 2, 1804 in Huntington. She d. Dec. 13, 1840 ae. 98. 

C.G. P. 54 Amy in C,G. but Anne 6 in Elihu's will dau. of Elihu 5 b. Feb. 19, 1771 m. Lewis 

Nichols of New York City. 

C.G. P. 54 Mary F. (Polly) 6 dau. of Elihu by his 2nd wife b. Jan. 1, 1786 m. before 1804 Agur Lewis, 
probably son of Agur and Charity Lewis. 

C.G. P. 54 gives Rosilee 6 b. Aug. 16, 1781 d. Oct. 17, 1791 and William 8 b. July 12, 1789 d. Dec. 30, 
1791. The Lewis vital records state that Elihu had a son LeGrande Morse 8 Curtiss who m. 
Abigail DeForest and a dau. Sarah Elizabeth who m. Isaiah Shelton, but Elihu's will dated Aug. 28, 
1804 mentions his two sons by his first wife, Zachariah Tomlinson 8 and Isaac 8 to be considered 
later and Anna w. of Lewis Nichols and only one child by his 2nd w. Polly w. of Agur Lewis. When 
Elihu's 2nd w. made her will on Apr. 23, 1829 she lists grandchildren Betsey Shelton, Lewis 
Shelton and Sarah Ann Shelton. This seems to show that her dau. Sarah Elizabeth was dau. of 
Robert Lewis. She also mentions a grandaughter Mary Jane Lewis. This child could be dau. 
of Polly Curtiss but she could also be dau. of LeGrande Morse Lewis. She also mentions niece 
Anna Lewis and Maria w. of Smith Tuttle, and Caroline w. of Wm. Sperry and Mary F. w. of Agur 
Lewis the only child of hers mentioned in the will of Elihu 5 . 

C.G. P. 27 David 5 Curtiss (Matthew, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. 1741 m. June 15, 

1780 Anna Beard b. Stratford, June 25, 1761 dau. of David and Ann Beard. He d. 1783, 

no record of children, and she m. 2nd for his 2nd w. May 16, 1784 James Blakeman or Blackman 
who d. May 7, 1835 ae. 88. She d. Jan. 5, 1843 ae. 81. His 1st w. was Sarah Hawley. Ann had 
ten children by James Blackman, one of whom was Ard Blackman b. June 23, 1789 who m. 
Melissa 8 Curtiss (Levi, Ephraim, Stiles, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth). Another 
child, sister of Ard, was Dolly b. Apr. 28, 1799 who m. Alvin 7 Curtiss (Daniel Mitchell, Mitchell, 
Zachariah, Zachariah, William, Widow Elizabeth). 

C.G. P. 27 Niram 5 Curtiss (Matthew, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. Newtown Apr. 5, 1744. His 
estate settlement Aug. 14, 1794 show Widow Mabel, and bequests to his brother and sister. No 
children mentioned. 

C.G. P. 54 and 213. Matthew 5 Curtiss (Matthew, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. Newtown Feb. 4, 

1746, m. 1st Mar. 25, 1773 Hannah Ford b. Feb. 22, 1755 she d. 1781 and he m. 2nd Sept. 

20, 1782 Ann Judson who d. Dec. 17, 1821. He d. June 3, 1824. By Hannah Ford he had: 

C.G. P. 54 Judson 6 son of Matthew 5 b. Jan. 8, 1774, no record. 

C.G. P. 54 Polly 6 dau. of Matthew 5 b. June 21, 1775 d. Mar. 1, 1787. 

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C.G. P. 54 Sarah Ann 6 dau. of Matthew 5 b. Feb. 26, 1780. No record. 
Matthew 5 had by 2nd w. Ann Judson: 

Matthew 6 b. Jan. 5, 1783 who in C.G. is erroneously called son of Reuben 5 brother of Matthew 5 
and will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. Ruth Ann 9 dau. of Matthew 5 b. July 17, 1786. She died unmarried July 16, 1846 ae. 59 at 
Newtown. 

Not in C.G. Polly 8 dau. of Matthew 5 b. Feb. 18, 1788. She d. unmarried in Newtown, Dec. 22, 1806. 

Not in C.G. John 6 son of Matthew 5 b. May 31, 1790. No record. 

Not in C.G. Jannett 9 dau. of Matthew 5 b. June 20, 1793. No record. 

Not in C.G. Ann 6 dau. of Matthew 5 b. Apr. 4, 1795 d. Feb. 20, 1801. 

Not in C.G. Hiram 6 son of Matthew 5 b. July 19, 1797. 

C.G. P. 27 Stiles 5 Curtiss b. Newtown, Nov. 4, 1748, m. Nov. 26, 1769 East Haven, Conn., Hannah 
Bishop dau. of Joseph and Hannah (White) Bishop. They had: 

Not in C.G. Hannah 6 dau. of Stiles 5 b. m. Apr. 3, 1798 William Monroe at Ridgefield. 

Not in C.G. Abner 8 son of Stiles 5 b. 1771 d. Aug. 11, 1784. 

Not in C.G. Stiles Bishop 8 son of Stiles 5 b. May 11, 1777. He d. July 30, 1853 ae. 76. He m. late in life 
about 1842 for her 3rd Husband Lucy V. Jessup b. New Milford 1787 d. Apr. 4, 1872 dau. of James 
and Elizabeth B. (Glover) Jessup who had m. 1st John Williams and 2nd David Videtoe. She had 
six children by John Williams. 

<Not in C.G. Stiles 6 son of Stiles 5 m. Fanny Paddock. He will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 27 John 5 Curtiss (Matthew, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. Newtown Nov. 11, 1750. 
There is no record of this man. 

C.G. P. 27 Josiah 5 Curtiss (Matthew, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. Newtown Jan. 7, 1752 m. Jan. 
27, 1774 Ann Ford. They first resided in Danbury, and later removed to Franklin township, 
Bergen Co., New Jersey. He died in Franklin township Bergen Co., N.J., 1818. On Apr. 17, 1810 
Josiah Curtiss of the township of Bloomingrove, Orange Co., N.Y. bought of Edward Smith and w. 
Anna of Franklin, N.J. for $2700. land in Franklin. Ulster Co., N.Y. deeds reveal that on Apr. 
17, 1796 Josiah's wife Ann of' Rhinebeck Dutchess Co., N.Y. bought land of Andreas A. DeWitt, Jr. 
and wife Mary. This land was called "White Oak Bush" in Rochester township, Ulster Co., N.Y. 
In 1800 they sold this land for $2200 to Joachim Staats. Records in the Burnett family show that 
Josiah lived in New Windsor, Orange Co.. N.Y. in 1807. Josiah's will dated Jan. 10, 1818 at 
Franklin, Bergen Co., N.J. reads: 

To son David Curtiss $20, to wife Ann, to youngest dau. Sally $250. Land in state of Virginia 
in Woods Co. (this is now near Parkersburg in West Virginia) to be divided between my eight 
children, three sons and five daughters; namely: 

David Curtiss 

Josiah Curtiss, Jr. 

William Curtiss 

Nancy Armstrong w. of Abner 

Hannah Towsy w. of Joseph 
« Anna Burnett w. of Alexander 

Charlotte Blackman w. of Thomas 
to wife Ann, horse and cow and farm. Orders his black girl set free. Executors: Josiah and 
William and w. Ann. Witnesses: Henry A. Hopper, Anthony Crouter, Jacob J. Garrison. 

Not in C.G. Nancy 6 dau. of Josiah 5 b. Mar. 26, 1780 Danbury, Ct., d. Oct. 7, 1863 Port Byron, N.Y., 

m. 1800. 

Abner Armstrong b. 1782 son of Asahel and Elizabeth (Nelson) Armstrong of John St., N.Y. City. 
He d Port Byron Cayuga Co., N.Y. Mar. 26, 1841. They settled first in Poughkeepsie, N.Y., 
then later in Newburgh, and in 1829 in New York City. On Nov. 13, 1829 Seth Couch and w. Sarah 
of Kingston, Ulster Co., N.Y., sold to Abner Armstrong of the City of New York for $4860 land 
in Port Byron, Cayuga Co., N.Y., being three parcels near land sold to Peter Roosa, and Philip 

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5 


Sally Ann Armstrong 




DeWitt Burnett her cousin, 


6 


Nancy Armstrong 


7 


Hannah Armstrong 




in Port Byron. 


8 


John Armstrong 


9 


Asahel Armstrong 


10 


Elizabeth Armstrong 


11 


Josiah Armstrong 


Not in C.G. Hannah 8 dau. of Josiah 5 b. 



King and Jacobus Cole, reserving one quarter acre for a cemetery. Abner and Nancy had children, 

1 David Curtis Armstrong ' b. Nov. 23, 1800 d. 1863 

2 Harriet Armstrong b. Aug. 28, 1802 in Poughkeepsie, N.Y. She m. 
James Gould. She d. Mar. 3, 1880 Summerford, Ohio. 

3 Silas Armstrong b. never married. 

4 Abner A. Armstrong b. Nov. 7, 1806 in Newburgh, N.Y. d. Aug. 20, 1889, 
m. June 1, 1834 Mary Jane Stevens. His three sons Niram J., Nelson W. and 
Abner were in business together in Port Byron. Niram J's dau. Adelaide m. 
S.D. Gutchess of Long Hill, Conn, and contributed much data on Abner. She said 
the name Niram was a contraction of Adoniram, the given name of Adoniram 
Judson a famous Baptist missionary to India. 

b. Nov. 10, 1808, N.Y. City, d. 1850 m. Moses 
son of Alexander and Ann (Curtiss) Burnett. 

b. 1812 never married. Taught school 

b. 1816 

b. 1820 m. Abram Morehouse 

b. 1822 never married 

m. Aug. 17, 1809 Joseph Towsy. No further record. 

Not in C.G. Anna 6 dau. of Josiah 5 b. Oct. 19, 1787, m. Dec. 19, 1807 Alexander Clinton Burnett, son of 
Robert and Rachel (DeWitt) Burnett of New Windsor, Orange Co., N.Y. He b. Dec. 9, 1785. They 
had 13 children six of whom died without issue. The seven others were: 

1 Robert Burnett who m. Mary Elliott. 

2 Josiah Burnett never married. 

3 Moses DeWitt Burnett who m. Sally Ann Armstrong above. 

4 Sylvester Burnett m. Mary Ann Millikin. 

5 Jacob Rutzer Burnett m. Elizabeth Roberts. 

6 Mary Jane Burnett m. James Wilson Brown. 

7 Ann Eliza Burnett m. Granville Terwilliger. 

Not in C.G. Charlotte 8 dau. of Josiah 5 b. m. Thomas Blackman, no record. 

Not in C.G. Sally 8 dau. of Josiah 5 b. , no record. The three sons of Josiah 5 , David 6 , Josiah 8 

and William 8 , will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 55 Reuben 5 Curtiss (Matthew, Josiah , William , Widow Elizabeth) b. Newtown, May 13, 1757, 
m. Oct. 4, 1775 Silence Allen b. Weymouth, Mass. Sept. 5, 1757 dau. of Micah and Mary (White) 
Allen of New Haven, Conn. She d. N.Y. City Aug. 2, 1834 buried Danbury, Conn. He d. Danbury 
Dec. 14, 1816. 

C.G. P. 55 Nabby 8 b. Nov. 1, 1778 dau. of Reuben 5 did not m. Thomas Addison as C.G. says. She m. 
July 10, 1800 Samuel Beebe as his 2nd w. Four children: 

1 William Beebe b. Mar. 11, 1801 d. 1835 m. Mary Douglas 

2 Matilda Beebe b. Dec. 1803 d. 1832 m. Harvey Merrill 

3 Henrietta Beebe b. July 1805 m. James Wycoff 

4 George Beebe b. 1810 d. July 8, 1872 m. Mary Hoyt 

C.G. P. 55 the Matthew who C.G. says was son of Reuben 5 is not the Matthew given who m. Polly Lacy. 
This Matthew was son of Reuben's brother Matthew 5 . The true Matthew 6 son of Reuben 5 will be 
considered later. 

C.G. P. 55 Phebe 8 b. Dec. 31, 1786 died unmarried Aug. 22, 1849 at home of her sister Betsey. / 

C.G. P. 55 Mary 8 dau. of Reuben 5 b. Sept. 4, 1790 m. May 31, 1826 Rev. Solomon Lyman of East- 
hampton, Mass. b. Jan. 11, 1795 son of Deacon Solomon and Lois (Janes) Lyman. He d. there 
Jan. 17, 1871. She d. there Aug. 18, 1872. Three children: 

1 Edward Curtiss Lyman b. Mar. 21, 1827 

2 Alpheus Janes Lyman b. Nov. 7, 1828 

3 Reuben Lyman b. Jan. 31, 1833 d. Mar. 20, 1837 

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C.G. P. 55 Hannah 6 dau. of Reuben 5 b. June 28, 1792, d. Jan. 18, 1859 m. Mar. 19, 1811 John Little 
Moffatt b. Goshen, N.Y. Feb. 12, 1788 son of Capt. John Little and Mary (Yelverton) Moffatt, a 
sea captain. He d. Brooklyn, N.Y., June 19, 1865. She d. Jan. 8, 1859. Their children were: 

1 John Little Moffatt b. May 20, 1812 d. Sept. 12, 1812 

2 Mary Silence Moffatt b. July 16, 1813 m. John Allen May 6, 1840 

3 Adeline Margaret Moffatt b. June 19, 1815 m. Joseph Thomas Curtiss June 8, 1841 

4 John Little Moffatt b. Apr. 27, 1817 d. Feb. 11, 1832 

5 Dr. Reuben Curtiss Moffatt b. Ithaca, N.Y. Dec. 11, 1818, m. Elizabeth Barclay 

6 Francis Denton Moffatt b. Feb. 18, 1821 d. Feb. 22, 1822 
7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13 all died in infancy. 

14 Thomas Howard Moffatt b. Mar. 26, 1837 unmarried d. Apr. 26, 1892 

C.G. P. 55 Silence White 6 dau. of Reuben 5 b. Mar. 11, 1797 d. Dec. 1, 1828 m. May 11, 1819 Thomas 
Addison b. Apr. 13, 1795. Children: 

.1 Sarah Imogene Addison b. Mar. 9, 1820 m. Noah T. Conkling 

2 Anna Louise Addison b. Feb. 20, 1823 m. Ellsworth Cheesbrough 

3 Martha Addison died young. 

4 Cordelia Addison died young. 

5 Mary Adeline Addison b. Oct. 22, 1827 m. Jaques Emile de Galle. Thomas 
Addison then m. 2nd her sister Betsey. 

C.G. P. 55 Betsey 6 dau. of Reuben 5 b. Oct. 20, 1799 d. Aug. 27, 1873 m. Dec. 15, 1829 Thomas 
Addison above. They had: 

1 Thomas Addison b. Apr. 18, 1832 d. unm. Feb. 22, 1857 

2 Samuel DeWitt Addison b. May 14, 1834 m. Rachel A. Hatfield 

3 Joseph Addison b. Aug. 24, 1835 m. Mary E. Schwarz 
4, 5, 6, died young. 

C.G. P. 55 Reuben Judson 6 son of Reuben 5 twin of Silence 6 d. Dec. 15, 1855 insane from birth. 

C.G. P. 55 Adeline 6 dau. of Reuben 5 b. Mar. 6, 1803 d. Sept. 1, 1834 m. May 8, 1823 William Allen 
b. May 8, 1800, he d. Sept. 6, 1834. Children: 

1 Wm. Cushing Allen b. Mar. 10, 1824 d.s. Jan. 16, 1872 

2 Adeline Augusta Allen b. Apr. 2, 1827 d.s. July 1909 

3 Angeline Frances Allen b. Dec. 27, 1828 m. Nov. 15, 1847, her cousin John 
Abner Curtiss, no children. 

C.G. P. 55 Angeline 6 dau. of Reuben 5 and twin of Adeline m. 1st Jan. 27, 1832 Samuel Lewis b. 1801, 
d. Dec. 5, 1839, m. 2nd Feb. 15, 1841 Dr. Stephen Bronson who d. Sept. 5, 1847, no children. 

C.G. P. 55 Gould 5 Curtiss only child of the 2nd w. of Matthew 4 (Josiah, William, Widow Elisabeth 

Curtiss) b. Newtown Dec. 17, 1760 m. Dec. 2, 1781 Elizabeth Gold dau. of Abraham and Elizabeth 
(Burr) Gold of Fairfield, Conn. She d. Nov. 29, 1839 ae. 80. He d. Mar. 22, 1840. 

C.G. P. 55 Abigail 6 dau. of Gould 5 b. Oct. 14, 1782 d. Dec. 24, 1841 m. Dec. 5, 1802 Cyrus Hard 
b. 1770 d. Oct. 18, 1835 son of Amos and Eunice (Curtiss) Hard (Eunice, Benjamin, Josiah, 
William Widow Elizabeth Curtiss). 

A son Amos Hard b. m. Camp 

A dau. Sophia Hard b. m. Camp 

C.G. P. 55 Deborah 6 dau. of Gould 5 b. Mar. 19, 1786, m. Herman Warner. They had John 

Warner and David Warner. 

C.G. P. 56 Marilla 8 dau. of Gould 5 b. Mar. 11, 1790 d. unm. Sept. 23, 1863 ae. 72. 

C.G. P. 27 Daniel Brewster 5 Curtiss (Charles, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. Aug. 6, 1737, 
m. Anne 



Not in C.G. Margaret 6 dau. of Daniel Brewster 5 bp. Feb. 1763, no record. 

Not in C.G. William 6 son of Daniel Brewster 5 bp. May 1764, considered later. 

Not in C.G. Anne 8 dau. of Daniel Brewster 5 bp. June 1766. She m. John 7 Curtiss (Joseph, Joseph. 
Joseph, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth Curtiss). They had: 

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1 Adelia 8 Curtiss b. Nov. 24, 1794 d. Sept. 22, 1848 

m. Conway Lewis in Madison, N.Y., Oct. 13, 1814, son of Judson and Elizabeth 

(Whiting) Lewis 

2 Julia 8 Curtiss b. m. Feb. 10, 1817 Curtiss Woodhull son of Stephen 

and Mary 6 (Curtiss) Woodhull (Abner, Josiah, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth 
Curtiss) in Madison, N.Y. 

3 Susan M. 8 Curtiss b. 1801, m. Jesse Alvord. She d. Jan. 4, 1876 

Southport, Conn., dau. Julia Ann Alvord. 

4 Charles 8 Curtiss b. 1803, d. in infancy* 

C G P 27 John 5 Curtiss (Charles, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. Feb. 1753. He was of Weston, 

Conn, and removed before 1790 to S. Milton, Saratoga Co., N.Y. Hem. Abigail Lacy 

b 1754 dau. of Edward and Hannah (Summers) Lacy. He d. S. Milton Feb. 19, 1837 ae. 

83. She d. there Feb. 1, 1828 ae. 74. 

Descendants of Charles Amasa 7 grandson of John 5 say that John's 5 father was Charles. They 
also state that John 5 ran the first hotel in Ballston, Saratoga Co. and that in or about 1807, John 5 
came to Madison Co., N.Y. where his niece Anne Curtiss, daughter of his brother Daniel lived 
with her husband John 7 Curtiss (Joseph, Joseph, Joseph, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) and 
bought three farms there for his three sons, Daniel 6 , John 6 and Abel 6 . Land records of Madison 
Co. bear this out. Nothing is known of the daughters of John 6 unless the S. Milton Cemetery 
record is a dau. It reads "Hepsibah Curtiss d. Oct. 19, 1839 ae. 46," so b. 1793. The John 
Curtiss of the 1790 census of Ballston 1-3-1 may be this John, if so the record of sons shows 
a fourth son b. before 1790. Census records show John 6 b. 1781-82. The gravestone of Daniel 8 
reads "1783-1865" and that of Abel 6 reads "died Sept. 24, 1834 ae. 49" so b. 1785. The stone of 
Lacy Curtiss in S. Milton Cemetery reads "d. Nov. 17, 1867 ae. 79-11-24" so b. Jan. 23, 1788. 
The son Uriah Curtiss was probably b. after 1790, no further record of Uriah. The first record 
of John 5 in Saratoga Co. is a deed dated Aug. 19, 1794 which says John Curtiss of the town of 
Weston, Fairfield Co., Conn, buys land of Isaac Beardsley of the town of Milton, Saratoga Co., 
N.Y. A later deed shows Lacy Curtiss, whose wife was Mary, and Uriah Curtiss buying land of 
David Wood and w. Drucy possibly Drusilla. When John 5 died in 1837 Lacy Curtiss and David 
Wood of Milton, and Benjamin Lord of Ballston were bonded. In deed book 60 P. 17, Saratoga Co. 
there is a Rowland Curtiss with w. Sally of the town of Milton who may be another son as Abigail 
Lacy's sister Sarah Lacy m. Jabez Rowland. Abigail's brother John Lacy m. Esther, dau. of 
Josiah Sherman and they settled near Cazenovia, N.Y. where John 5 bought farms for three of his 
sons. Union Settlement Cemetery has "Esther Sherman wife of John Lacy and mother of J. 
Sherman Lacy died May 17, 1834 ae. 79." Land record Madison Co., N.Y., Feb. 7, 1807 John 
Curtiss of Ballston, Saratoga Co., N.Y., buys of Samuel Tyler and w. Mary of Cazenovia, N.Y. lot 
51 Road township. Mar. 2, 1813 John Curtiss and w. Abigail deed to Phebe Hoyt and Victory H. 
Hoyt of Ballston, N.Y. land near Cazenovia, witnesses Abel Curtiss, John Curtiss, Jr. and Thomas 
Palmer. July 6, 1814 John Curtiss and w. Abigail deed land to Daniel Curtiss and John Curtiss, Jr 
Sept. 26, 1811 John Curtiss - land to Abel Curtiss. These deeds suggest that perhaps Phebe wife 
of Victory H. Hoyt was a sister of John 8 , Abel 8 and Daniel 8 , also that Abel's 6 wife Catherine might 
have been dau. of Thomas Palmer as Abel 8 named a son Palmer H. Curtiss. The sons of John 5 
Curtiss will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. and conjectural. Salmon 5 Curtiss of Stratford, Conn, probable son of Charles 4 (Josiah, 
William, Widow Elizabeth) born about 1759 said by living descendants to have married Lovicy 
Nettleton and had: 

1 Nehemiah H. Curtiss b. July 28, 1782 

2 John Curtiss b. after 1790 census 

3 Daughter in 1790 census 

Nehemiah H. and John will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 27 Seth 6 Curtiss (Josiah, Israel, Israel, John, Widow Elizabeth Curtiss) b. Danbury, Conn. 

1737, m.c. 1760 Patience b. 1733., who d. Sharon, Conn. Oct. 29, 1804 ae. 71. He d. 

Sharon, Conn. Mar. 27, 1804 ae. 67. Will of Seth 8 dated June 21, 1801: to wife Patience, to sons 
David, Josiah and Noah, to dau. Hannah w. of Stephen Pierson. Inventory of widow Patience taken 
by Noah Curtiss Feb. 18, 1805 - all her estate to her only dau. Hannah Pierson. The three sons 
will be considered later. 

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Not in C.G. Hannah 7 dau. of Seth 9 b. __^_ 1771 m. Sharon, Conn. Nov. 4, 1790 Stephen Pierson b. Aug. 
21, 1771 son of Enoch and Abigail (Clagstone) Pierson. He d. Dec. 9, 1830 or 1839 a suicide by 
opium. She d. Feb. 3, 1844 data from "Descendants of Stephen Pierson." They had ten children 
among them Stephen Curtis Pierson and Noah Curtis Pierson. 

C.G. P. 28 Stephen 6 Curtiss (Stephen, Israel, Israel, John, Widow Elizabeth) b.c. 1732 C.G. has the 
wrong Stephen. The Stephen 8 son of Stephen 5 m. 1st Apr. 6, 1760 Danbury, Conn. Esther Peck, 
dau. of Eliphalet and Rebecca Peck. They had: 

Not in C.G. Abigail 7 dau. of Stephen 9 b. Apr. 10, 1763 m. Mar. 4, 1779 Josiah Barnum. 

Not in C.G. Rebecca 7 dau. of Stephen 8 b. Jan. 17, 1765 d. Aug. 11, 1769. 

Not in C.G. Mary (Molly) 7 dau. of Stephen 8 b. July 24, 1771. She was single in 1824. 

Not in C.G. Martha 7 dau. of Stephen 8 b. Sept. 18, 1776, no record. 

Stephen 6 m. 2nd Abigail . He d. Cornwall, Conn. 1824. His sons Eliphalet, Noah, 

Stephen and Phineas will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 56 Nathan 8 Curtiss (Nathan, John, Israel, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Woodbury, Apr. 3, 1748, 
m. 1st c. 1771 Esther Judson, b. Jan. 21, 1750, dau. of Nathan and Damaris (Sherman) Judson. 
She d. Apr. 5, 1803 ae. 53, he m. 2nd Martha Preston b. Aug. 29, 1758, dau. of Jehiel and Betterus 
(Mitchell) Preston. She d. Southbury Feb. 16, 1845 ae. 86. He d. Southbury Nov. 29, 1845. She 
was his second cousin. 

C.G. P. 56 Elizabeth 7 dau. of Nathan 8 bp. July 5, 1773. 

C.G. P. 56 Martha 7 dau. of Nathan 6 bp. Mar. 13, 1774, m. Jan. 2, 1797 Elijah Munson b. Mar. 18, 1765 
son of Eneas and Susannah (Howell) Munson. She d. May 28, 1827 ae. 53 and he m. 2nd Oct. 21, 
1827 Grace, dau. of Elijah Thompson. He d. Oct. 18, 1838. 

C.G. P. 56 Betty 7 dau. of Nathan 8 bp. June 9, 1776 m. Nov. 22, 1798 Truman Hinman b. Mar. 18, 1778 
son of Truman and Olive (Hinman) Hinman. He d. Southbury, June 21, 1813 ae 36, she d.c. 1852. 

C.G. P. 28 Abraham 6 Curtiss (John, John, Israel, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Woodbury Feb. 1732. This 
Abraham 6 is not carried out in C.G. He first removed to New Marlborough, Mass. then to Suf- 
field, Conn, where he m. Apr. 15, 1755 Ann Pomeroy who died there Jan. 5, 1775. They had: 

1 Frederic 7 b. Jan. 18, 1756 

2 Josiah 7 b. Oct. 29, 1757 

3 Eunice 7 b. May 14, 1761, m. May 9, 1782 Moses Sheldon son of 

Elijah Sheldon 

4 Abraham 7 b. Oct. 7, 1763 
Frederic 7 and Josiah 7 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 28 Amos 8 Curtiss (John, John, Israel, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Woodbury Oct. __^ 1733. 
About 1767 Amos 6 Curtiss m. at Suffield, Conn. Irene, dau. of Elijah and Sarah (King) Sheldon. 
Their son: 

Not in C.G. 1. Amos 7 Curtis was born there Aug. 27, 1768. Then they removed in 1769 to Rupert, Vt. 
where Amos 6 d. Dec. 7, 1795 ae. 62. She d. Apr. 13, 1797 at Pawlet, Vt. 

Not in C.G. 2. Sylvester 7 Curtiss b. Rupert, Vt., Dec. 14, 1771. 

Not in C.G. 3. Moses Sheldon 7 Curtiss b. Aug. 1774. 

Not in C.G. 4. John 7 Curtiss b. June 24, 1777. 

Not in C.G. 5. Philo 7 Curtiss b. May 21, 1783. 

Not in C.G. 6. Elijah W. 7 Curtiss b. Nov. 11, 1786. He d. Lansingburg, N.Y. Dec. 21, 1809, without 
issue. 
The five sons will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 56 Gideon 6 Curtiss (John, John, Israel, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. June 8, 1735 m. Sept. 28, 
1756 Mary Hicock b. Jan. 26, 1736 dau. of Stephen and Bethia (Root) Hicock of Southbury. He d. 
Woodbury 1793. Children: 

C.G. P. 56 1 Beatrice 7 b. June 19, 1757, no record. 

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2 Gideon 7 b. Jan. 27, 1762, died young 

3 Aaron 7 b. Jan. 27, 1762 

4 Gideon 7 b. Nov. 19, 1767 gravestone, b. Oct. 14, 1769 Loveland 

Genealogy 

5 Susanna 7 bp. Woodbury, no record 

6 Eldad King 7 bp. Aug. 7, 1773 

7 Mary Eve 7 bp. Sept. 24, 1775, no record 

The Loveland Genealogy states that Gideon 7 , Aaron 7 and Eldad 7 went to Whiting, Vt. The first two 
are there in 1790 census and the Loveland Genealogy says Eldad was unmarried in Vt. and remove 
to Granville, Licking Co., Ohio in 1825. Gideon and Aaron will be considered later. The Loveland 
Genealogy states rather indefinitely that widow of Gideon 6 m. 2nd Deacon Butler of Richmond, Vt. 

C.G. P. 57 John 6 Curtiss (John, John, Israel, John, Widow Elizabeth) bp. Oct. 12, 1740. He d. Woodbury 
1803. His wife's name unknown. His three sons were Sherman 7 who m. June 2, 1796, Sarah 
Benham and Levi 7 and John 7 whose births and records are lacking. 

C.G. P. 57 Peter Burr 6 Curtiss (Peter, John, Israel, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Apr. 30, 1755 m. Nov. 
12, 1775 Phebe dau. of Job Sherman of New Haven, Conn. 

C.G. P. 57 Mary 7 dau. of Peter Burr 6 b. Oct. 2, 1775, m. Amos Foot. 

C.G. P. 57 Electa 7 dau. of Peter Burr 6 b. Apr. 22, 1781 m. John Rockwell Wildman Sept. 19, 1800, he 
b. Danbury, Apr. 9, 1773 son of Comfort and Rachel (Rockwell) Wildman. He d. Danbury Jan. 7, 
1849. She d. Danbury July 23, 1865. They lived in Cooperstown and Binghamton, N.Y. but re- 
turned to Danbury. 

C.G. P. 57 Eunice 7 dau. of Peter Burr 8 b. Oct. 10, 1782, m. Feb. 27, 1808 David Babbitt, he b. Oct. 
26,1791 son of David and Naomi Babbitt. They removed to Elgin, Illinois. 

C.G. P. 57 Roxa 7 dau. of Peter Burr 6 b. Dec. 8, 1787 m. Feb. 6, 1806 William Smith, she d. Nov. 1855. 
The sons of Peter Burr 6 ; Peter Burr 7 , Burr 7 , Almond 7 , David 7 , Henry 7 and Sherman 7 will be con- 
sidered later. 

C.G. P. 58 David 6 Curtiss (David, John, Israel, John, Widow Elizabeth) bp. Jan. 20, 1743, m. Sept. 27, 
1764 Sarah Minor b. Mar. 30, 1743 dau. of Matthew and Sarah (Preston) Minor. He d. Woodbury 
Nov. 11, 1819. She d. Woodbury Feb. 14, 1820. 

C.G. P. 58 Phebe 7 dau. of David 6 b. Feb. 14, 1765, m. Nov. 13, 1791 Anthony Strong, he b. Dec. 9, 1757 
son of Preserved and Esther (Stoddard) Strong. He d. Jan. 28, 1829, she d. Mar. 25, 1836. The 
only child to mature was Anthony Curtiss Strong who m. Julia Lambert. 

C.G. P. 58 Anna 7 dau. of David 6 b. Oct. 26, 1771, m. Feb. 19, 1795 Aaron Sherman he b. Sept. 12, 

1764 son of David and Hannah (Judson) Sherman. He d. Oct. 6, 1823, she d. Feb. 18, 1847. They 
had nine children. 

Not in C.G. Eunice 7 dau. of David 6 . Her father's will dated Apr. 12, 1813 speaks of "My daughter 
Eunice Curtiss," no record. 

C.G. P. 58 Sarah 7 dau. of David 6 b. Jan. 23, 1774 m. Sept. 15, 1796 Curtiss Hicock of Washington, 

Conn. C.G. says "July 21, 1796." He b. Nov. 7, 1771 son of Ithiel and Eunice (Curtiss) Hicock. 
He m. 2nd May 21, 1798 Sally Brown. Sarah d. Aug. 7, 1797. 

C.G. P. 58 Elizabeth 7 dau. of David 6 b. Oct. 26, 1776, m. between 1809 and 1813 as his 2nd w. Bennett 
French. He d. 1831 his will of 1824 does not mention her. 

C.G. P. 58 Currence 7 dau. of David 6 bp. Oct. 5, 1783 m. Aug. 1811 Rev. Philo Judson bp. 1792 

son of Philo and Eunice (Minor) Judson. He was of class of 1809 at Yale. He d. after 1871. The 
sons of David 6 : David Stiles 7 and William Preston 7 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 58 Asa 6 Curtiss (David, John, Israel, John, Widow Elizabeth) bp. Aug. 3, 1746 m. Oct. 9, 1765 
Eunice Woodward b. 1748 dau. of Israel and Abigail (Beard) Woodward. He d. Bethlehem, Conn. 
Sept. 11, 1794. Rev. Sol. She d. 1801. They had: 

C.G. P. 58 1 Levina 7 b. Mar. 4, 1767. She m. Jan. 6, 1785 Gideon Murray. C.G. has her 

name Leonia and that she m. Gideon Munn. A direct descendant of Asa 8 makes 
the correction. 

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2 Russell 7 b . Mar _ i i7 6 9 

3 Truman 7 b. 

4 Olive 7 b. " 

5 Mary 7 b. 

6 Eunice 7 b. 



m. James Hinman 



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ittV . w * , 1774 m - 1797 Da vid Hawley b. Dec. 23, 

1 1 16 son of Moses and Mary (Martin) Hawley. She d. 1820 

LnTremoved 5?E T^ ° f "if CW,dren ° f *** CurtiSS ' but traditi0n in the famil y W the two 
sons removed to New Jersey and Pennsylvania. 

P. 59 Thaddeus 6 Curtiss (Joseph, Stephen, Israel, John, Widow Elizabeth) bp. Apr. 24 1726 

St-TT-lRhJ ?o ary u St0dd o rd b - 1728 P robabl y dau. of Elisha Stoddard. She d. Clarendon, Vt. 

St Mh to ,S; ? ^ 2nd N ° V - 22 ' 18 ° 9 Jane " Wid0W 0f Forbes " He d - Clarendon, 

J?" ,? b \ 19 .' 18 u U 1J ae - 84, They rem °ved first to Lanesboro, Mass., and then to Clarendon, Vt. 
The first six children were born in Woodbury, Conn. 



C.G. P. 59 1 Mary 7 b. Apr. 8, 1750, died young. 

2 Sarah 7 b. Sept. 24, 1752, no record. 

3 Thaddeus 7 b. Sept. 29, 1754, died young. 

4 Marv7 b. July 11, 1756 m. Aug. 1775 Wolcott Hubbell of 

Lanesboro, Mass. b. 1754 son of Matthew and Abiah (Wolcott) Hubbell. He d. 
Oct. 12, 1839. He was State Senator and Judge in Berkshire Co. Mass. She d 
Apr. 19, 1836. She had by Wolcott Hubbell: 

(1) Julius Caesar Hubbell b. 1784 Lawyer in Chazy, N.Y. 

(2) Loring Curtiss Hubbell b. 1798 Lawyer. 

(3) Algernon Sidney Hubbell b. 1799 Lawyer in N.Y. City 

5 Elizabeth 7 b. Feb. 19, 1758, m. 1781 at Lanesboro, Mass. Samuel 

Rossiter Hoppin b. Aug. 21, 1755 Guilford, Conn, son of Gideon and Merritt 
(Parmalee) Hoppin. He d. Sept. 22, 1800. She d. Nov. 14, 1789. Children: 

(1) Rossiter Hoppin b. Mar. 22, 1782. 

(2) Curtiss Hoppin b. July 12, 1785. 

(3) Thaddeus Hoppin b. Dec. 2, 1787. 

(4) Samuel Rossiter Hoppin, Jr., b. Nov. 6, 1789. 

6 Prudence 7 b. May 25, 1760, no record. 

Not in C.G. 7 Philo 7 b. Oct. 29, 1764 probably at Lanesborp, Mass. The two sons Thaddeus 7 

and Philo 7 will be considered later. 
Not in C.G. 8 Thaddeus 7 last child of Thaddeus 6 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 59 Joseph 6 Curtiss (Israel, Stephen, Israel, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Mar. 22, 1740, m. July 
11, 1763 Keturah Hatch, probably dau. of Nathaniel and Keturah (Swift) Hatch of Harwinton, Conn. 
He d. Southbury Jan. 9, 1798 ae. 58. She d. Southbury Apr. 19, 1797 ae. 52. 

C.G. P. 59 1 Hannah 7 b. Aug. 29, 1764 d. May 31, 1831 m. David Mallory 

of Middlebury Sept. 30, 1783; Child: Celina Mallory b. Nov. 22, 1796. 

2 Simeon 7 b. Jan. 2, 1768 

3 Amos 7 b. Mar. 29, 1771 d. Nov. 9, 1834 

4 Abel 7 b. Mar. 2, 1776 

5 Eunice 7 b. June 30, 1781 m. Jan. 3, 1805 Jared Munson, he b. 
New Haven, Conn., Dec. 17, 1776, son of David and Elizabeth (Dorman) 
Munson. He d. Richfield, N.Y., Oct. 11, 1847. She d. Exeter, N.Y., Sept. 20, 
1838 or 1839. Children: 

(1) Jared Curtiss Munson b. Jan. 12, 1806, Waterbury, Conn. 

(2) Charles Sidney Munson b. Oct. 1, 1807, Waterbury, Conn. 
The three sons will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 59 Israel 6 Curtiss (Israel, Stephen, Israel, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Apr. 24, 1742. 

C.G. says he m. May 9, 1769 Abigail Mallory dau. of Gideon and Olive (Hurd) Mallory. She was b. 

July 2, 1766 and could not have m. Israel 6 Curtiss May 9, 1769. However, Abigail, dau. of Daniel 
and Mary Mallory was born Jan. 18, 1748 and was probably the one who m. Israel 8 Curtiss. He d. 
in summer of 1802 in town of Galway, Saratoga Co., N.Y. leaving widow Abigail. Nehemiah Candee 
and Caleb Northrup, executors. His son - 

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C.G. P. 59 Truman 7 b. Apr. 8, 1770 died the following year Jan. 1803 in same place leaving widow Betsey. 

Executors Nehemiah Candee and Augustus Pulling. 
C.G. P. 59 Polly 7 b. Aug. 4, 1771, died young. 
C.G. P. 60 Charlotte 7 b. Oct. 30, 1773 d. Dec. 17, 1848 m. 1st 1796. Lebbeus Ball b July 6 1775 

son of Lebbeus and Thankful (Stowe) Ball. They removed to Pompey, Onondaga Co., N.Y. 1799 and 

later to Dryden, N.Y. They had: 

1 Stephen Ball b. 1796 

2 Calvin Ball ) b Qct n 1798 

3 Alvin Ball ) 

4 Betsey Jerome Ball b. Oct. 12, 1800 Pompey, N.Y. She m. Oct. 11, 1816 
Wm. Johnson Millard 

5 Charlotte Curtiss Ball b. 1802 Pompey, N.Y. m. Manoah Pratt who 

gave the name to Pratt's Falls, a state park. 

Lebbeus Ball d. Apr. 14, 1802 and Charlotte Curtiss m. 2nd 1804 Andrew Guile b. 

1774 d. Feb. 19, 1852. They had: 

1 Lebbeus Ball Guile b. Aug. 22, 1805 

2 Martin Luther Guile b. Mar. 13, 1811 

3 Merritt Guile 

4 Sophronia Guile b. Jan. 26, 1826 

5 Lorenzo Guile 

6 Sophia Guile 

C.G. P. 60 Mary 7 b. Feb. 24, 1776, no record. 

C.G. P. 60 Martin Luther 7 b. Oct. 19, 1778. 

C.G. P. 60 Alathea 7 b. Aug. 23, 1785, no record. 

The son Martin Luther will be considered later. A descendant of Betsey Jerome Ball states that 
papers in possession of the family reveal that Charlotte 7 Curtiss had two sisters Polly 7 Allen and 
Cynthia 7 Patton. 

_C.G. P. 60 Stephen 8 Curtiss (Israel, Stephen, Israel, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Jan. 8, 1744. C.G. 

states that he m. 1772 Mary dau. of John and Mary Mallory. Jacobus in "Families of 

Ancient New Haven" says Mary dau. of John and Mary Mallory m. Simeon Minor but Mary, dau. 
of Daniel and Mary Minor was born Oct. 17, 1749 and she was probably the wife of Stephen 8 
Curtiss whose brother Israel married her sister Abigail; evidently brothers married sisters. 

C.G. P. 60 Amy 7 b. Feb. 8, 1774 d. Apr. 30, 1849 m. 1st William Clark Tomlinson, son of 

Henry, Jr., and Sarah (Davis) Tomlinson. They had nine sons and one daughter. He b. Oct. 27, 
1773 d. Nov. 13, 1819 and she m. 2nd Oct. 26, 1823 Edmund Leavenworth he b. Huntington, Dec. 
4, 1776 and d. Derby Jan. 20, 1867. 

C.G. P. 60 Mabel 7 b. July 1778, no record. 

C.G. P. 60 Nabby 7 (Abigail) b. Aug. 1780 m. Reuben Hinman son of Jonas and Sarah 

(Downs) Hinman. Children: Jane, Laura, George, Burton, Marietta and Sarah, all Hinman. 
Nabby d. 1855. 

C.G. P. 60 Betsey 7 b. Apr. 1783, d. unmarried Apr. 18, 1870 ae. 87. 

C.G. P. 60 Laura 7 (C.G. has "Leony") b. Aug. 7, 1790, no record. 

C.G. P. 60 Louisa 7 (C.G. has incorrectly "Louis") b. 1795 d. unm. Apr. 24, 1874 ae. 79. 

C.G. P. 60 Sheldon 7 b. Jan. 1776, no record. The other three sons Abner 7 , Stephen 7 and Charles 

Ransom 7 willbe considered later. 

C.G. P. 60 Benjamin 8 Curtiss (Israel, Stephen, Israel, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. May 18, 1751, m. 
June 1, 1778 Esther Benham she bp. Aug. 19, 1759 d. Mar. 3, 1847 ae. 88 dau. of Japhet and 

Esther (Smith) Benham. He d. July 28, 1798 and she m. 2nd Seth Bronson, Woodbury 

Probate record. Oct. 29, 1798 Eunice Curtiss of Southbury appointed Administratrix of estate 
of Benjamin Curtiss. Feb. 11, 1799. Also Sept. 17, 1804 Eunice Curtiss late of Southbury 
died intestate. This Eunice was Benjamin's 8 mother, Eunice Towner, and she d. Apr. 14, 1803. 

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C.G. P. 60 Anne 7 b. Oct. 7, 1789 m. Mar. 25, 1823, David Porter of Middlebury, Conn. 
The three sons Japhet 1 , Sherman 7 and Cyrus 7 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 60 Daniel 6 Reuben 8 and Abijah 8 sons of Israel* are considered under Israel 5 . 

C.G. P. 60 Abel 8 Curtiss (Benjamin, Nathaniel, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Dec. 22, 1729 Wal- 
lingford, m. 1st Mar. 7, 1759 Hannah Foster of Wallingford, m. 2nd Patience Miller b. Feb. 11, 
1743, widow of Isaac Wickham who was at one time Mayor of New York City. She d. Dec. 22, 1828 
ae. 86. Abel 8 d. Nov. 1, 1797. 

C.G. P. 61 Sarah 7 b. Oct. 10, 1759, m. Thomas Tryon. 

C.G. P. 61 Polly 7 b. Meriden, Conn. m. Mar. 18, 1802 Amos 7 Curtiss of Wallingford (Benjamin, 

Benjamin, Nathaniel, Thomas, John, Widow). 

C.G. P. 61 Hannah 7 b. m. Dec. 27, 1796 Oliver Andrews. 

Jauncey 7 , Harvey 7 , Andrew 7 , Levi 7 and Chauncey 7 , sons of Abel 8 , will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 61 Benjamin 6 Curtiss (Benjamin, Nathaniel, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Oct. 27, 1735 
Wallingford m. Mar. 31, 1763 Mindwell Hough, d?'- of Daniel Hough. She d. June 8, 1807. He d. 
Jan. 16, 1822. 

C.G. P. 61 Lucy 7 b. Feb. 14, 1764, m. Whitney Andrews removed to Claremont, N.H. 

C.G. P. 61 Eunice 7 b. Jan. 13, 1768, m. Dec. 2, 1792 Judge Nathaniel Merriman b. June 3, 1767 son of 
Nathaniel and Martha (Berry) Merriman. They removed in 1800 to either Port Leyden or West 
Leyden, Lewis Co., N.Y. 

C.G. P. 62 Ruth 7 b. Mar. 18, 1777, m. Aug. 4, 1796 Silas Rice. 

C.G. P. 62 Lydia 7 b. Feb. 5, 1785 m. July 16, 1811 Col. Elijah Smith of Tolland, Conn. Resided in 
Berlin, Conn., where he was known as Major Elijah Smith. 

Aaron 7 , Benjamin 7 , Amasa 7 , Ivah 7 , Elisha 7 , Samuel 7 , Asahel 7 and Roswell 7 will be considered 
later. 

C.G. P. 32 Eldad 6 Curtiss (Moses, Nathaniel, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Nov. 13, 1732 Walling- 
ford m. 1st Feb. 6, 1754 Tabitha Perkins dau. of Stephen and Elizabeth (Ford) Perkins. She d. 
Nov. 12, 1754 and he m. 2nd May 20, 1756 Clotilda Meeks of Woodbury. 

C.G. P. 32 Eunice 7 only child of Tabitha Perkins b. Meriden, Conn. Nov. 12, 1754. She m. Abel 

Pond b. Oct. 27, 1753 son of Daniel and Mabel (Monson) Pond. They resided in Lenox, Mass. and 
Poultney, Vt. She d. Oct. 1805 and he m. 2nd Jerusha Gillett, then the widow Barnes. She d. May 
13, 1842 he d. Dec. 29, 1828. Abel had by Eunice one child of record Stephen Pond b. Lenox, 
Mass. Oct. 29, 1779. He removed in 1800 to Cayuga Lake, Cayuga Co., N.Y. to help his Uncle 
Moses 7 Curtiss only to find this uncle had just died there. By Clotilda Meeks Eldad had several 
children born in Pawlet, Vt. and a tentative record of these children is here given except one in 
the Standish Genealogy which gives: 

Not in C.G. Louise 7 b. Dec. 6, 1763 Wallingford m. Samuel Standish b. Norwich, Conn. May 8, 1753 

son of Samuel and Abigail (Barker) Standish. He d. Granville, N.Y. Mar. 18, 1841 she d. June 1, 

1841. 
Not in C.G. Moses 7 Curtiss b. d. Genoa, Cayuga Co., N.Y. Aug. 25, 1800 leaving widow Sarah. 

Letters of administration issued to her and Ebenezer Hoskins the latter appointed guardian to 

their three children: 

1 Dorus 8 Curtiss b. Feb. 13, 1794 

2 Ira 8 Curtiss b. Feb. 24, 1796 

3 Sheldon 8 Curtiss b. May 14, 1798 

The widow Sarah died before 1812. Hemingway's History of Vermont states that Eldad left 
Pawlet, Vt. when very old with his son Aaron 7 and settled in Ithaca, Tompkins Co., N.Y. 

Not in C.G. Aaron 7 b. 1765 d. 1844, ae. 80, his will dated Mar. 8, 1844 proved 1845 men- 
tions 2nd w. Lucy, son Nathan, widow of his son Eldad 8 , his dau. Julia 8 Woodward, his dau. 
Lucinda 8 Brown, his dau. Polly 8 Henderson and his son Samuel 8 . ^ftOAR 



Vermont V.R. add to this data to wit: Pawlet, Vt. V.R. 

Clotilda Curtiss d. Feb. 14, 1808 ae. 76 District No. 9 Cemetery. 

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Eldad 8 Curtiss b. Nov. 19, 1796 to Aaron 7 and Polly Curtiss. 
Polly 8 Curtiss b. Jan. 31, 1799 to Aaron 7 and Polly Curtiss. 

See Aaron's will - she married Henderson. 

Polly w. of Aaron 7 Curtiss d. Feb. 25, 1799 ae. 20 Dist. No. 9 Cemetery. 
Lucinda 8 Curtiss b. May 2, 1801 to Aaron 7 and Lucy Curtiss. 

See will of Aaron - she m. Brown. 

Julia 8 Curtiss b. Mar. 28, 1803 to Aaron 7 and Lucy Curtiss. 

See Aaron's will - she m. Woodward. 

Samuel 8 Curtiss b. June 18, 1806 ) 

Anna Melissa 8 Curtiss b. Dec. 26, 1808) to Aaron and Lucy Curtiss. Both children killed Apr. 18, 
1813 by wagbn wheel. 

Lucy Ann 8 Curtiss b. May 8, 1811 to Aaron 7 and Lucy Curtiss - not in father's will. 
Samuel 8 Curtiss b. Apr. 2, 1814 to Aaron and Lucy Curtiss. 

Nathan 8 Curtiss in Aaron's will was perhaps born in Tompkins Co., N.Y. Aaron 7 and Moses 7 are 
the only two children of Eldad 8 by his 2nd w. that are definitely known. The following data is con- 
jectural and is given here in hopes it will eventually be proved. 
The Beardsley family records has: 

"Emmanuel Beardsley son of Jehiel Beardsley of Stratford, Conn. m. at Pawlet, Vt. Clotilda 
Curtiss, date not on file in Montpelier. His brother Beverly Beardsley m. at Wells, Vt. Feb. 13, 
1791 Ada Curtiss of Pawlet, Vt., recorded at Montpelier. This indicates Eldad 6 had Ada 7 and 
Clotilda 7 . Wells, Vt. has Phebe 7 Curtiss of Pawlet, Vt. m. Dec. 6, 1775 Caleb Allen. This Phebe 
was probably Clotilda's first child. The Barbour Index gives what may be the next child of Eldad 
for it says Lucinda 7 Curtiss m. at Wallingford, Conn. June 25, 1778 Benjamin Parker. Note that 
Aaron 7 named a dau. Lucinda. Pawlet V.R. has Eldad Curtiss m. Aug. 1, 1808 Elizabeth Pomeroy. 
This is probably Eldad 8 himself as his 2nd w. Clotilda d. Feb. 14, 1808. Pawlet V.R has Lucy 
Curtis, widow, m. June 15, 1825 Seth Garnsey. This may be the widow of Aaron's son Eldad b. 
Nov. 19, 1796 who d. and whose widow Aaron 7 mentions in his will. Pawlet, Vt. V.R. has Friend 
Curtiss m. Sept. 13, 1812 Betsey Blossom. This Friend Curtiss removed at once to Genoa, 
Cayuga Co. and bought land next to Dorus Curtiss's land. This Dorus being son of Moses 7 and w. 
Sarah and b. 1794. In 1814 Friend and w. Elizabeth sold out to Josiah Todd. Both Friend and 
Dorus bought land in Barrington, Yates Co., but by 1828 sold out and they both appear in Orleans 
Co. soon after. Dorus and w. Sarah removed to Niagara District of Upper Canada from Ridgeway 
Orleans Co. Friend and w. Elizabeth were of Gaines, Orleans Co. where an Eldad Curtiss with 
wife Satie sold land in 1834 to Eldad S. Butler of Sheldon, Franklin Co. Vt., and in 1840 Eldad and 
w. Satie and Jeremiah Brown and w. Abigail sold land to Julius C. Foot. Dorus bought his 
Ridgeway land from Selah B. Beardsley. Friend Curtiss is buried in Mottville, Mich. Cemetery 
near Niles, Mich. Friend Curtiss d. Oct. 11, 1850 ae. 58-3-0, w. Elizabeth d. Nov. 8, 1843 ae. 
49-8-0. Their son Ira d. Nov. 8, 1843 ae. 19-0-22. As he and mother died same day, perhaps a 

copying error. Friend m. 2nd M for "Sarah, dau. of Friend and M. Curtiss d. Aug. 10, 

1865 ae. 19-4-10." 

The burial place of Dorus Curtiss is not known, but early records of Wayne Co., Michigan 
show a Dorus Curtiss. 

The last record at Pawlet, Vt. that seems to point to Eldad 8 Curtiss is Truman Curtiss b. 
Sept. 8, 1786 who m. Oct. 29, 1809 Laura Sears, she b. Mar. 24, 1790. The bible record is ex- 
tant and descendants say that Truman lived in Salem, Washington Co., N.Y., and then in Western 
New York. He was an employee of the United States Government and was lost on Lake Erie 
about 1820 on a trip to Michigan. Children: 

1 William Sears Curtiss b. Sept. 2, 1810 Salem, N.Y. 

(2 Emaline Curtiss - no record 
S (3 Ephraim Fitch Curtiss b. Feb. 13, 1813 recorded at Pawlet, Vt. 

4 Sarah Ann Curtiss b. Sept. 5, 1814 recorded at Pawlet, Vt. 

5 Daughter b. and d. Aug. 9, 1815 

6 Mary Ann Curtiss b. Oct. 8, 1816 

7 Laura Curtiss b. Nov. 25, 1818 

8 Fanny F. Curtiss b. Oct. 20, 1820 

Wm. Sears Curtiss m. at Avon, N.Y. Oct. 8, 1843 Clarissa Lucinda Pengra b. Mar. 29, 1815 at 
Bennington, Vt. dau. of William and Belina (Calvin) Pengra. They had twins: Helen Curtiss who 
d. ae. 11, and Wm. Oscar Curtiss b. Oct. 14, 1844 who m. Washington, D.C., Feb. 9, 1875 Ella 

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Hanford b. Nov. 27, 1848 dau. of Wra. H. and Abby (Pixley) Hanford. They had: 

1 Clara Pengra Curtiss b. Aug. 6, 1876 

2 William Hanford Curtiss b. Jan. 15, 1884 - Graduate of Williams College, 
Vice-President, Corning Glass Works, m. Sept. 11, 1915 Emily Frost dau. of 
Wm. H. and Minnie W. (Owen) Frost. They had: 

(1) Wm. Hanford Curtiss, Jr. b. Dec. 7, 1918 m. Jean McGay 

(2) Ruth Curtiss b. Feb. 17, 1927 m. June 20, 1953 John Elliott 
Leggat of Lowell, Mass. 

Wm. Sears Curtiss m. 2nd one daughter, no record. He m. 3rd Sarah Douglass and 

had: Nellie, Clara A. and George Sears Curtiss. George Sears Curtiss had a son, Howard. 
Ephraim Fitch Curtiss m. at Bethany, N.Y., Feb. 16, 1841 Fidelia F. Ashley b. Oct. 12, 1812 dau. 
of Abner and Polly (Rumsey) Ashley who d. Geneseo, N.Y. Apr. 4, 1853 and he m. 2nd May 24, 
1855, Clarissa L. Ashley, sister of his first wife. She d. Mar. 27, 1873 and he m. 3rd at Livonia, 
N.Y., July 23, 1874 Emeline S. McMaster b. Jan. 31, 1840 dau. of Dr. James and Emily (Brown) 
McMaster. His son Augustus Ashley Curtiss b. Dec. 16, 1841. Another son Ephraim Frederick 
Curtiss b. Mar. 23, 1862 m. Mary Olive Westcott and had Clara Louise Curtiss b. Feb. 23, 1895. 

C.G. P. 32 Titus 6 Curtiss (Enos, Nathaniel, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Meriden, Conn. Apr. 13, 

1734 m. 1st Mary Norton she b. June 1, 1738, no record of children by her, m. 2nd Hannah 

and had: 

Not in C.G. (Jacob 7 b. Nov. 6, 1770 W. Stockbridge V.R. 

(Sybil 7 b. Nov. 6, 1770 W. Stockbridge V.R. 

Anna 7 b. May 30, 1773 W. Stockbridge V.R. 

Jane 7 b. July 31, 1774 W. Stockbridge V.R. 

Here the record of Titus 6 stops. 

C.G. P. 62 Enos 6 Curtiss (Enos, Nathaniel, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. June 27, 1746 Meriden, 

Conn. m. 1st Abigail Removed with father to Stockbridge, Mass. 1761, m. 

2nd 1795 Mary Dean b. Mt. Pleasant, N.Y. June 14, 1759 dau. of Samuel Dean of North 

Castle, Westchester Co., N.Y., See Oneida Co. land record dated Jan. 5, 1796 in which Enos and 
Mary Curtiss, and Willett, James, Josiah, Isaiah, Joel and Caleb all with Mary, children of 
Samuel Dean, sell to Arnold Smith land that Samuel Dean bought in 1790 of Thomas, Henrietta 
and William Burling. Children by 1st wife were: 

1 Thomas Yale 7 Curtiss b. Oct. 12, 1773, no record. 

2 Justus 7 Curtiss b. Apr. 27, 1775, buried Homer, Cortland Co., N.Y. 
ae. 80 in 1855, census and b. Mass. Will be considered later. 

3 Levi 7 Curtiss b. June 6, 1777, no record. 
Children by 2nd wife: 

4 Ruth 7 Curtiss b. Apr. 27, 1797 Stockbridge, Mass. 

5 Huldah 7 Curtiss b. Nov. 13, 1798 Stockbridge, Mass. 
In 1801 Enos 6 removed to Queensborough, Washington Co., N.Y. 

C.G. P. 33 Moses 6 Curtiss (Nathan, Nathaniel, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth), b. Aug. 8, 1741. He 
died in 1758. 

C.G. P. 33 Amos 6 Curtiss (Brother of Moses 6 ) b. Mar. 24, 1742/3, no record. 

C.G. P. 33 Esther 6 Curtiss (Sister of Moses 6 ) b. Mar. 7, 1744/5, no record. 

C.G. P. 33 Jacob 6 Curtiss (Jacob, Nathaniel, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Branford, Conn. Oct. 
1, 1737 m. Dec. 4, 1760 at New Haven, Conn. Elizabeth Dickerman of New Haven, no record. 

C.G. P. 62-63 Nathaniel 6 Curtiss (Nathaniel, Nathaniel, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. June 13, 
1756 m. Esther Parker. They had: 

TUharles 7 Curtiss b. 1788 d. Oct. 10, 1826 ae. 38 

2 Horace 7 Curtiss b. _ m. Jan. 27, 1832 Julia Bradley. He d. 

1840. They had a son: Horace 8 Curtiss b. Wallingford, 1840. 
Did Nathaniel 6 m. 2nd Jan. 22, 1799 Susanna Hall? (Record in first Congrega- 
tional Church of Wallingford.) 

C.G. P. 63 Jacob 6 Curtiss (Nathaniel, Nathaniel, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Sept. 14, 1758 
Meriden, Conn. He returned to Wallingford, m. Catherine. Children: 

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1 Amasa 7 b. Wallingford Feb. 18, 1789 

2 Nancy 7 b. Wallingford Mar. 27, 1792 

d. Wallingford Apr. 25, 1795 

3 i ra T b. Wallingford Jan. 21, 1794 

4 Asahel 7 b. Wallingford May 11, 1796 

5 Lois 7 b. Wallingford Dec. 24, 1797 

d. Wallingford 1800 

6 Jacob 7 b. Wallingford Aug. 4, 1800 

7 Nancy b. Wallingford Feb. 11, 1802 

C.G. has nothing further on this family but the Barbour Index shows that they removed to Branford 
where they had: 

8 George Whitefield 7 Curtiss b. July 1, 1806 

This given name given in honor of the famous Evangelist George Whitefield who d. Sept. 30, 1770. 
A descendant of this family states his great grandfather, Asahel Curtiss of New Haven, Conn, who 
d. 1888 m. Catherine Hill who d. 1912, in Wallingford. It would appear from this that 

one of the sons, perhaps Asahel, had a son Asahel, who m. this Catherine Hill. Their son William 
Norris Curtiss b. Aug. 5, 1852, New Haven d. Feb. 3, 1912 m. Aug. 18, 1880 Elizabeth Linwood 
Camp b. Jan. 30, 1860 d. Mar. 7, 1939 dau. of Talcott Rejoice and Martha Clarissa (Dickenson) 
Camp of E. Haddam. They had: Walter Talcott Curtiss b. Jan. 21, 1884 d. Aug. 1946, New Haven, 
m. Mar. 5, 1902 Alice May Fowler b. Dec. 1,1878 in Branford, dau. of Henry Bartlett and Mary 
Eliza (Smith) Fowler. They had: William Talcott Curtiss b. Sept. 28, 1903, m. Feb. 9, 1935 at 
Guilford, Elsie Viola Hill b. Oct. 23, 1904 dau. of Reuben D. H. and Charlotte Ward (Jacobs) Hill. 
William Talcott Curtiss states (1950) that he has a first cousin Asa Curtiss who is son of a George 
Curtiss. 

C.G. P; 63 Solomon 6 Curtiss (Samuel, Samuel, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. June 2, 1741, Wal- 
lingford. He removed to Southington where he m. Feb. 13, 1766, Abigail dau. of Zachariah Gillett 
of Southington. She d. June 8, 1820 ae. 79. He d. Aug. 1, 1820 ae. 80. Children: 

1793 

1797 Levi Barnes, no 
, 1803 Samuel Barnes, no 



The two sons Levi 7 and Samuel 7 will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. Ethan* Curtiss (Samuel, Samuel, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b.c. 1752. A son of 

Samuel 5 by his 2nd wife whose name is not known. Amasa Hitchcock's Diary states that Samuel 
Curtiss and Ethan Curtiss "left no heirs in Cheshire that I know of." Living descendants supply 
the record. Ethan 8 Curtiss m. Jan. 17, 1778 in Southington Elizabeth Warner. They had: 
1 Lydia 7 

b. Apr. 27, 1781 



1 


Levi 7 


b. Jan. 10, 1772 


2 


Sarah 7 


b. Nov. 6, 1776, no record. 


3 


Solomon 7 


b. Dec. 24, 1780 d. Dec. 19, 


4 


Eunice 7 


b. Apr. 16, 1778, no record. 


5 


Abigail 7 


b. Dec. 10, 1779 m. Oct. 29, 
further record. 


6 


Lydia 7 


b. Dec. 24, 1780, m. Jan. 19 
further record. 


7 


Ruth 7 


b. Sept. 12, 1784, no record. 


8 


Samuel 7 


b. May 27, 1787 



2 


Samuel 7 


3 


Sarah 7 


4 


Ethan 7 


5 


Chauncey 7 


6 


Betsey 7 


7 


Eunice 7 


8 


Ada 7 


9 


John 7 


10 


Joel 7 


11 


Catherine 7 


12 


Willis 7 


13 


William 7 


Samuel 7 Curtiss 


b. Apr. 27, 


there Feb. 2, 1786, dau. of A 



1781. He m. Sheffield, Mass. Jan. 8, 1802 Mary Ann Churchill b. 
loses Churchill. They had: 

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1 Julia 8 b. Nov. 25, 1803 

2 Caroline 8 b. Apr. 14, 1806 

3 Major Andre 8 (Andrew)b. Feb. 29, 1808 

4 Eliza 8 b. Mar. 10, 1810 

5 Eunice Sophronia 8 b. Mar. 10, 1812 

6 Moses Churchill 8 b. Apr. 25, 1814 

7 Lucy Ann 8 b. July 22, 1816 m. Henry C. Post; son Lyman Curtiss Post 

8 Samuel Crosby 8 b. Dec. 8, 1818 

9 Rebecca 8 b. Apr. 8, 1821 

10 Chauncey 8 b. June 22, 1823 

11 Moses 8 b. June 3, 1825 

12 Mary Ann 8 b. July 16, 1830 

Samuel 7 d. Oct. 19, 1861 at Pleasant Prairie near Mishawaka, Ind. His w. d. there June 13, 1861. 
Samuel Crosby 8 Curtiss b. Dec. 8, 1818 m. at Hudson, Ohio, Apr. 14, 1839 Harriet Rebecca 
Blackburn b. Oct. 4, 1819 in Ohio. Children: 

John Crosby 9 Curtiss b. 1841 m. Marion Ramage? 

Charles Byron 9 Curtiss b. Oct. 20, 1851 

Arthur John Ramage 10 Curtiss b. 1915, 934 Bonnie Brae, River Forest, III. 
Charles Byron 9 Curtiss b. Oct. 20, 1851 m. June 19, 1870 Eliza Jane Chambers of Eniskillen, 
Ont. Canada. She d. Dec. 17, 1904 South Bend, Indiana. He. d. . Children: 



1 


William Crosby 10 


b. 


1871 


2 


Jessie N. 10 


b. 


1873 


3 


Harriet Rebecca 10 


b. 


1874 


4 


John Chambers 10 


b. 


1877 


5 


Chas. Edward 10 


b. 


1879 


6 


Samuel Robert 10 


b. 


1881 


7 


Minnie Emma 10 


b. 


1883 


8 


Genevieve May 10 


b. 


1884 


9 


Warren Howard 10 


b. 


1887 


10 


Robert Lucius 10 


b. 


1889 


11 


Gertrude Glee 10 


b. 


1890 


12 


Worth Emillin 10 


b. 


1892 


13 


Agnes Marie 10 


b. 


1895 


14 


Ward Ross 10 


b. 


1898 



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C.G. P. 34 Enoch 8 Curtiss (Enoch, Samuel, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Jan. 26, 1745/6 

Waterbury, Conn. This Enoch 8 Curtiss removed to several places in Mass., but returned to 
Conn, in 1793. He m. Jan. 7, 1773 at Barre, Mass. Sarah Felton, dau. of Nathaniel Felton of 

Salem, Mass. She b. Oct. 5, 1754, d. no record. He d. Jan. 11, 1834. They had these 

five children, perhaps more. 

Not in C.G. 1 Sally 7 b. Westford, Mass. June 2, 1774. She was single in 1801. 

Not in C.G. 2 Enoch 7 b. Oakham, Mass. Jan. 7, 1776, no record. 

Not in C.G. 3 Sylvia 7 b. Shutesbury, Mass. Apr. 2, 1779. She m. Aug. 7, 1797 

at Cheshire, Conn. Ephraim Hine. 
Not in C.G. 4 John Felton 7 b. Shutesbury, Mass. Mar. 1, 1781 m. Nov. 26, 1805, 

at Cheshire, Conn. Esther Eastman (they had dau.) 

1 Sally 8 Curtiss b. Aug. 22, 1806 Cheshire 

2 Arabella 8 Curtiss b. m. Putnam 

*Not in C.G. 5 Zurial 7 Curtiss b. Shutesbury, Mass. June 12, 1789. 

There is no further record of this family except Zurial 7 who will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 34 Azor 8 Curtiss (Azor, Samuel, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Oct. 22, 1749 Farmington 

baptized New Cambridge, Conn. Feb. 12, 1750, m. Aug. 23, 1772 at Stockbridge, Mass., Elizabeth 

Edminster.W. Stockbridge called Nobletown. Children: 
Not in C.G. 1 Deliverance 7 b. Apr. 11, 1773, no record. 

Not in C.G. 2 Anna 7 b. Apr. 14, 1785, no record. 

These two may be all of his children as he served in the Revolutionary War. His father died at 

Valley Forge. 

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C.G. P. 34 Samuel 8 Curtiss (Azor, Samuel, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Feb. 6, 1758 Farmington, 

bapt. New Cambridge, Conn. Mar. 19, 1758. He d. Stockbridge, Mass., Apr. 1817. He m. 

Betsey dau. of Solomon Garnsey of Ballston, Saratoga Co., N.Y. They had: 
G7 1 Hannah 7 b m. Sept. 2, 1814 Phineas Pixley 



Not in C.G. 


3 


Harvey Andrews 


Not in C.G. 


4 


Lydia Andrews 7 


Not in C.G. 


5 


Harriet 7 


Not in C.G. 


6 


Mary 7 


Not in C.G. 


7 


Caleb Andrews 7 



Not in C 

Not in C.G. 2 Samuel Garnsey 7 b. __ 

Perhaps the second child Samuel Garnsey 7 Curtiss may be he of the Starr Genealogy 
which says that Sarah Jane Starr, dau. of Joseph and Ann Elizabeth (Austin) Starr of 
Bethel, Vt. b. Mar. 17, 1836. m. Jan. 23, 1854 Ogden Prouty Curtiss b. Grafton, Ohio 
Aug. 2, 1830, son of Samuel Guernsey and Esther Elizabeth (Prouty) Curtiss. He a man- 
ufacturer of windmills at Madison, Wis. They had: 

1 Jessie Adelaide b. Sept. 6, 1856 d. Oct. 13, 1858 

2 Traverse Ogden b. Apr. 10, 1859 

3 Maud Isabel b. Aug. 16, 1862 

b. 

b. Mar. 16, 1792 m. Garnsey of Ballston, N.Y. 

b. 

b. 

b. His middle name may have been Landers. 

There is no further record of this family. 

C.G. P. 63-64 Urie 6 Curtiss (Azor, Samuel, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. July 29, 1767 

Lanesboro, Mass., m. July 21, 1791 Huldah LeBaron b. Jan. 19, 1771 dau. of David and Martha 
(Chatfield) LeBaron of Killingworth, Conn. He d. at Benson, Vt. Aug. 19, 1835 ae. 68 she d. 
LeRoy, N.Y. May 4, 1844. They had: 
C.G. P. 64 1 Azor 7 b. July 28, 1792 Benson, Vt. 

Not in C.G. 2 Fanny Lorraine 7 b. Aug. 9, 1794 d. Jan. 23, 1865, m. Aug. 7, 1816 John 

Talmadge at Benson, Vt. They had: Urie, William, 
Melvina, Adelia and Francis all Talmadge. They resided 
in Batavia, N.Y. 
Not in C.G. 3 Polly Deming 7 b. Aug. 6, 1797, no record. 

Not in C.G. 4 David 7 b. Nov. 19, 1799 d. Nov. 3, 1800 Benson, Vt. 

Not in C.G. 5 Catherine 7 b. Nov. 4, 1801 m. Mar. 25, 1830 James Rowen. 

They had eight children. 
Not in C.G. 6 Martha 7 b. Mar. 5, 1804 d. unm. 

Not in C.G. 7 Clarissa 7 b. Sept. 18, 1806 m. Lawrence Walker 

C.G. P. 64 8 Sally 7 b. Mar. 8, 1809 m. Simeon Clark 

C.G. P. 64 9 Huldah 7 b. Mar. 9, 1812 d. unm. 



C.G. P. 64 10 Laura R. T b. Jan. 29, 1815 d. Dec. 8, 1843 m. Williams. 

Azor 7 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 34 Ephraim 6 Curtiss (Azor, Samuel, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. July 14, 1770 Lanesboro, 
Mass. m. Oct. 27, 1796 at Norwalk, Conn., Abigail Cromwell. 

Not in C.G. The only known son is John Bailey 7 Curtiss b. Norwalk, Conn. Oct. 13, 1797. He removed 
to Prattsburg, Steuben Co., N.Y. near his uncles Bailey 8 Curtiss and Solomon 8 Curtiss. He will 
be considered later. 

C.G. P. 34 Silas 8 Curtiss (Azor, Samuel, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Oct. 9, 1772, no record. 

C.G. P. 34 Solomon 8 Curtiss, brother of Silas b. Lanesboro, Mass. Apr. 23, 1775 m. 1st Feb. 26, 

1797 Persis Bill b. Aug. 18, 1777 dau. of Elisha and Christina (Baxter) Bill of Lebanon, Conn, 
and Hartwick, Otsego Co., N.Y. Elisha added an "s" to his name "Bills." The only child to 
mature was 

Not in C.G. Solomon 7 Curtiss b. 1800. His record will be considered later. Solomon 6 divorced 

Persis Bills 1812 and removed temporarily to Swanton, Franklin Co., Vt. He had left Persis in 
1804 and removed to Allegany Co., N.Y. and located in what is now Franklinville. He returned to 
the East in 1812 to get his divorce and then returned to Franklinville where he m. 2nd 1816 

Abigail Rose of Rushford. He d. Oct. 31, 1840. His 2nd w. Abigail, dau. of Amos Rose b. Sept. 
9, 1775, d. Feb. 21, 1839. Children: 

1 Azor 7 b. Jan. 15, 1817 

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Not in C.G. 


1 


Zerviah 7 


b 


Not in C.G. 


2 


Eunice 7 


b 


Not in C.G. 


3 


Warren Hotchkiss 7 


b 


Not in C.G. 


4 


Gideon 7 


b 


Not in C.G. 


5 


Gilbert Wood 7 


b 



2 Rensselaer 7 Curtiss b. Feb. 8, 1818 

3 Polly 7 Curtiss b. Aug. 31, 1820 

4 Sylvester 7 Curtiss b. Apr. 1, 1819 

5 Amos 7 Curtiss b. Oct. 17, 1822 d. Apr. 14, 1823 
These two sons will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. Bailey 6 Curtiss b. Lanesboro, Mass., Dec. 28, 1777 removed to Friendship, Allegany Co., 
N.Y. where he d. 1857. His will dated Aug. 24, 1853 mentions no wife and no children. 

C.G. P. 35 Simeon 9 (Gideon, Thomas, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. July 5, 1766 is probably an 
error for Abner 6 . This son Abner Gideon 5 mentions in a land record, and Amasa Hitchcock's 
diary states that "Abner Curtiss left no heirs in Cheshire that I know of." 

C.G. P. 37 Gideon 6 Curtiss (Gideon, Thomas, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. July 13, 1763. C.G. 

says 1767 which is an error. He m. Nov. 13, 1782 Zerviah Bristol b. Mar. 3, 1765 dau. of Thomas 
and Eunice (Parker) Bristol she d. Jan. 1, 1800 and he m. 2nd at Waterbury, Apr. 8, 1810 Zerviah 
Sutliffe, she b. Wolcott, Conn. Jan. 29, 1772 dau. of Joseph and Zerviah (Webster) Sutliffe, Jr. and 
widow of Benjamin Hicocks whom she m. Dec. 3, 1797. Children by 1st w. were: 

Aug. 2, 1783 d. Sept. 13, 1783 

Nov. 17, 1784, no record. 
Apr. 14, 1789 
May 11, 1792 
b. Oct. 28, 1794 

The three sons will be considered later. By his 2nd wife Gideon 6 Curtiss had: 
Not in C.G. 1 Leva 7 b. July 18, 1811 

2 Lucius 7 b. July 18, 1811 twin of Leva. 

3 Ira 7 b. Nov. 2, 1813, no record. 

Descendants of Gilbert Wood 7 Curtiss say that Lucius had a brother or half-brother Peter. No V.R. 
in Conn, reveal this, but we do not have any record of Gideon 6 between 1800 when his first wife 
died and 1810 when he married his 2nd wife and we do have a record in the First Dutch Reformed 
Church of Amsterdam, N.Y. reading: "Peter, son of Gideon and Catherine Curtiss b. Sept. 16, 
1804." No further record of this Peter. Lucius 7 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 35 Alanson 6 (Gideon, Thomas, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Oct. 12, 1768. This man 

removed to Fonda, Montgomery Co., N.Y. where on Nov. 15, 1810 he bound out his nephew Gilbert 
Wood 7 Curtiss son of his brother Gideon 6 to a certain Christian C. Serviss to learn the tanner's 
trade, the service to terminate June 28, 1815 when Gilbert would be ae. 21. That Alanson 6 was in 
this area before 1810 lends credence to the record of the First Reformed Church of Amsterdam 
that it was Gideon 6 with a wife Catherine who had a son Peter b. there Sept. 16, 1804 as the 
descendants of Gilbert Wood Curtiss maintain. 

Alanson 6 d. in Orangeville, Wyoming Co., N.Y. Sept. 11, 1845. He m. 1st c. 1795 

and had - 

Not in C.G. 1 Maria 7 Curtiss b. Jan. 22, 1796, m. Elihu Mills. She d. Mar. 17, 1849 

Kalamazoo, Mich. 

Not in C.G. 2 Eliza 7 Curtiss b. Feb. 21, 1799, m. Augustus Mills brother of her sis- 

ter's husband. She d. Oct. 18, 1856 Kalamazoo, Mich., both buried Richland, Mich. They had 

Willard, Henry and Helen, all Mills. Alanson's 1st w. d.c. 1818 and he m. 2nd 1819 

Elizabeth Hall who d. Dec. 13, 1858. They had: 

Not in C.G. 1 Alanson 7 b. Nov. 13, 1820 removed to St. Mary's Parish, Louisiana in 1841 and 

d. there Aug. 15, 1843. He never married. 

2 Alfred? b. Jan. 29, 1823. He resided near Marietta, Ohio 1850 in Kentucky in 
1855 then removed to Clinton, Kan. where he d. Feb. 20, 1867. 

3 Elizabeth 7 b. Dec. 2, 1824 d. Feb. 12, 1897 a school teacher. She m. July 
1848 Harlow McCray a cabinetmaker of Varysburg, Wyoming Co., N.Y. They had a dau. Clara E. 
McCray b. Mar. 4, 1861 who m. Eugene Peck. The son Alfred 7 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 64 Gilbert 6 Curtiss (Thomas, Thomas, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Apr. 30, 1761 
Cheshire, Conn., m. Dec. 8, 1784 Lucy Smith of Cheshire. He d. Aug. 31, 1808. 

C.G. P. 64 1 Silas 7 b. Cheshire 

2 Patience 7 b. Cheshire m. Bunnell 

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3 Betsey 7 b. Cheshire m. June 5, 1808 Rufus Cook son of Cornelius B. 

and Louisa (Hotchkiss) Cook he d. Cheshire Aug. 2, 1826 
ae. 36. 

4 Esther 7 b. Cheshire m. Feb. 27, 1817 Samuel Cook son of Samuel and 

Sue (Cook) Cook. He d. Cheshire Feb. 19, 1859 ae. 68. 
Her brother Silas 7 m. his sister Samanda Cook and will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 35 Thomas 8 Curtiss (Thomas, Thomas, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Aug. 1, 1764 

Rev. Sol., m. 1789 Eunice Cowles b. 1771 dau. of Ebenezer and Eunice (Ives) Cowles. He 

d. Pompe'y, Onondaga Co., N.Y. May 1, 1836. She d. Feb. 12, 1851 at Jackson, Wayne Co., Ohio. 
Children: 

Not in C.G. 1 Polly (Mary) 7 b. 1797 m. Samuel S. Fuller 

Not in C.G. 2 Eunice 7 b. m. Dec. 22, 1825 Simeon F. 

Stevens of Litchfield 

Not in C.G. 3 Chester 7 b. d. Oct. 1849 

Not in C.G. 4 Thomas 7 b. m. 1st Harriet Stevens May 5, 

1830 in Bristol, Conn, 
m. 2nd Caroline P. This 2nd 
wife is in a deed at Wampsville, Madison Co., N.Y. in which he and Caroline P. his wife sell land 
to Adam Hester July 14, 1835. Here the record of this branch ends. 

Parson Foote's diary has two infants: 
"Died Aug. 1, 1796 a child of Thomas" 
"Died May 23, 1798 a son of Thomas" 

C.G. P. 64 Israel 9 Curtiss (Peter, Joseph, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) bp. Aug. 1734 Meriden. He 
died in hospital in Quebec, Canada May 19, 1776. He resided in Cornish, N.H. 1768 and Hanover, 
N.H. and Norwich, Vt. He was a Capt. in Rev. War and led an expedition against Quebec which 
ended in disaster. He m. Elizabeth Andrews of Southbury Mar. 10, 1756. C.G. states he removed 
to Windsor, Cumberland Co., N.Y. This seems to be an error. He was a blacksmith by trade. 
Farmington V.R. show two children - 
C.G. P. 64 1 Zebina 7 bp. Sept. 21, 1760 

C.G. P. 64 2 Elizabeth 7 who died young 

The son Zebina 7 in 1796 was of Windsor, Vt. (Cayuga Co., N.Y. deed proves this) and perhaps this 
is the cause of the error in C.G. He will be considered later. 
Not in C.G. 3 Elizabeth 7 again b. May 2, 1768, d. Dec. 27, 1822, m. at Windsor, Vt. Mar. 20, 

1791 Nathan Coolidge b. Dec. 6, 1766 d. July 14, 1836 son of Nathaniel and Dorothy (Whitney) 
Coolidge. They had Carlos Coolidge b. 1792 and Mary Coolidge b. Oct. 15, 1793. 
Not in C.G. 4 Eliza M. Curtiss of Windsor, Vt. m. Sept. 12, 1814, Benjamin Tuells by Rev. 

Bancroft Fowler. The following all of Windsor, Vt. are probably children of Israel 8 : 
Hannah 7 Curtiss m. Nov. 28, 1782 Asahel Smith. 
Lucy 7 Curtiss m. Jan. 28, 1787 James Brown. 
Sarah 7 Curtiss m. Aug. 1, 1791 Daniel Bugbee. 
John 7 Curtiss m. Dec. 29, 1793 Patty Hannars. 



Not in C.G. 


5 


Not in C.G. 


6 


Not in C.G. 


7 


Not in C.G. 


8 


They had: 


1 




2 




3 



Joseph Curtiss b. Nov. 20, 1794. 

Patty Ruggles Curtiss b. May 24, 1797. 

Simeon Curtiss b. Sept. 23, 1799. 
The above children remain to be confirmed as children of Israel 8 by other vital records and per- 
haps living descendants. 

C.G. P. 64 Eliphalet 8 Curtiss (Peter, Joseph, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) bp. Meriden Feb. 

1735/6. m. Mar. 24, 1757 Margaret Dyer b. 1738 dau. of Benjamin and Margaret (Clapp) 

Dyer of Simsbury. She d. Simsbury June 21, 1821 ae. 82. He d. there 1806. They had: 

C.G. P. 65 1 Eliphalet 7 b. Nov. 9, 1758. 

C.G. P. 65 2 Margaret 7 b. June 14, 1761 d. Oct. 4, 1798 Simsbury. 
C.G. P. 65 3 Agnes 7 b. Feb. 26, 1763, m. Solomon Dill. He b. 1764, d. Feb. 11, 

1822 ae. 58, son of Solomon and Lydia Dill. She d. Oct. 31, 1844 ae. 80. 

C.G. P. 65 4 Chestina 7 b. Sept. 19, 1764, m. Solomon Woodruff. 

C.G. P. 65 5 Theodosia 7 b. Jan. 19, 1767, m. 1st Zebina Moses son of Daniel Moses, 

m. 2nd Benajah Holcomb. By Zebina Moses she had: Zebina, Linus, Curtis, Chester, Horace, 

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Myron, Theodosia, Charlotte, Pluma and Elvira, all Moses. She d. Aug. 29, 1850 ae. 82. Zeblna 
Moses d. Dec. 30, 1843, he b. Oct. 31, 1786. 

p - 65 6 Narcissa 7 b. m. Joseph Olcott. 

p - 65 7 Horace 7 b. Jan. 8, 1772 Simsbury m. Chloe Poison, d. Feb. 2, 1814. C.G. 

says he settled in Whitestone, Oneida Co., N.Y. There is no trace of him in Oneida Co. 
C.G. P. 65 Gad 7 b. July 14, 1775. 
C.G. P. 65 Sarah 7 b. Sept. 12, 1779 d. Mar. 12, 1785. 
C.G. P. 65 Israel 7 b. May 25, 1781. 

The sons Eliphalet 7 Gad 7 and Israel 7 will be considered later. 
C.G. P. 65 Peter 6 Curtiss (Peter, Joseph, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) bp. Meriden June 8, 1740 

m - _ Rur -h . She d. Dec. 28, 1815 ae. 80, he d. Farmington where he settled on 

May 19, 1797. Children: 

C.G. P. 66 1 Betsey 7 bp. 1764 d. Aug. 1, 1828 ae. 64 

m. 1st David Lusk and had only son Solomon Lusk b. 1790. She m. 2nd as his 
2nd w. Isaac Lee. 

Adna 7 bp. 1766 

Jeptha 7 bp. Sept. 4, 1768 

Miles 7 b.c. 1772 

Rhoda 7 bp. June 26,. 1774, no record. 

Charles 7 bp. Mar. 29, 1778 m. 

Nancy 7 bp. m. Daniel Newell 

Chloe 7 bp. m. Nov. 14, 1793 Appleton Robbins b. May 16, 1764 son of 

Appleton and Mary (Stillman) Robbins. He d. E. Granby, Sept. 17, 1850. 
The sons Adna 7 , Jeptha 7 , Miles 7 and Charles 7 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 66 Gideon* Curtiss (Peter, Joseph, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. 1752 Simsbury, 

m. Elizabeth dau. of Rev. Gideon Mills, he d. June 8, 1789 and she m. 2nd Rev. Rufus 



C.G. P. 65 


2 


C.G. P. 65 


3 




4 


C.G. P. 66 


5 


C.G. P. 66 


6 


C.G. P. 66 


7 




8 





Hawley of Avon, Conn. She d. 1825. 


Children: 


C.G. 


P. 66 


1 Gideon 7 


b. Nov. 18, 1776 


C.G. 


P. 66 


2 Solomon 7 


b. Mar. 2, 1778 


C.G. 


P. 66 


3 Drayton Mills 7 


b. Oct. 7, 1783 


C.G. 


P. 66 


4 Norman 7 


b. Feb. 20, 1785 


C.G. 


P. 66 


5 Elizabeth 7 


b. Feb. 9, 1788 



m. Thomas Gleason of Avon, Conn. 
The four sons will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 36 Solomon 8 Curtiss (Peter, Joseph, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. 1753, d. June 

19, 1777 of small pox in Rev. War. 

C.G. P. 36 Charles 6 Curtiss brother of Solomon 6 b. 1756 d. Jan. 19, 1777. 

C.G. P. 66 Amasa 6 Curtiss (Jonathan, Joseph, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. July 7, 1743. He 
m. Nov. 2, 1769 Lucy Garfield, dau. of Isaac Garfield of Monterey (Tyringham) Mass. He d. 
there 1822. 

b. Aug. 9, 1770 d. Apr. 10, 1771. 
b. Feb. 26, 1772, no record. 

b. Dec. 27, 1773 m. Sept. 5, 1792 Nathan Underwood 
b. Aug. 17, 1776. 
Vlary (Mercy) b. Sept. 23, 1778 d. Sept. 29, 1783, but Tyringham V.R. 

h <w 91 177ft Mar y d - Sept 29 > 1783 
b. Sept. 23, 1778 Mercy ± Qct ^ 177ft 

b. Sept. 26, 1780 d. Sept. 30, 1780 
b. Nov. 25, 1781 
b. Feb. 3, 1784 

b. Nov. 28, 1785 d. Nov. 23, 1832 Tyringham V.R. 
b. Feb. 28, 1788 d. June 7, 1838, m. John Langdon of 
Monterey, Mass. as his 2nd w. 
C.G. P. 66 12 Mercy 7 b. Jan. 14, 1790 m. John Langdon b. June 16, 1785 son 

of Amos and Abigail Langdon. 
C.G. P. 66 13 Electa 7 b. Mar. 30, 1792, no record. 

The three sons will be considered later. 

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1 


Diantha 7 


C.G. 


P. 66 


2 


Lucy 7 


C.G. 


P. 66 


3 


Diantha 7 


C.G. 


P. 66 


4 


Amasa 7 


C.G. 


P. 66 


5 


C.G. has 




has: 

twins 


(5 
(6 


Mary 7 ) 
Mercy 7 ) 


C.G. 


P. 66 


7 


Sarah 7 


C.G. 


P. 66 


8 


Zebina 7 


C.G. 


P. 66 


9 


Caleb 7 


C.G. 


P. 66 


10 


Sally 7 


C.G. 


P. 66 


11 


Rhoda 7 



C.G. 



C.G. 
C.G. 
C.G. 
C.G. 
C.G. 
C.G. 
C.G. 
C.G. 



P. 67 Jonathan 8 Curtiss (Jonathan, Joseph, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Oct. 28, 1747, m. 

1st 1767 Mary Jacobs b. 1749 dau. of Richard and Thankful (Kellogg) Jacobs of 

Sheffield, Mass. She d. Aug. 17, 1813 ae. 64. He m. 2nd _ 

ae. 76. He d. Apr. 7. 1829. He removed to Sheffield, Mass. Children: 



Prudence who d. July 11, 1827 



P. 67 
P. 67 
P. 67 
P. 67 
P. 67 
P. 67 
P. 67 
P. 67 



Joseph 7 

Josiah 7 

Mary 7 

Abijah 7 

Josiah 7 

Amanda 7 

Ira 7 

Thankful 7 



June 25. 
Apr. 29. 



June 
Nov. 



7, 
3, 



1768 
1770 
1772 
1773 
1775 
1778 



d. 
d. 



1775 
1775 



m. 1798 Isaac Royce 
died young 
May 7, 1787 d. 1841 m. 1804 Capt. Levi Royce. 



C.G. P. 67 



9 Aurora 7 



C.G. 
C.G. 
C.G. 

C.G. 
C.G. 



C.G. 



P. 67 
P. 67 
P. 67 



10 
11 
12 



Sabra 7 
Pamela 7 
Laura 7 L. 



He died 1857. 
b. Mar. 27, 1789 d. Jan. 2, 1837 Stratford, Conn. 

m. Nov. 8, 1807 Donald Kellogg, b. Sheffield, Mass. 

Jan. 2, 1787 son of Ephraim and Ruth (Hosmer) 

Kellogg. They removed to Michigan, 
b. May 14, 1791 d. Jan. 2, 1869 m. Capt. Asa Haskins. 
b. Dec. 23, 1793 m. 1813 Samuel Newman, Jr. 
b. June 13, 1797 d. unm. May 25, 1839 



The three sons will be considered later. 

P. 67 Elisha 8 Curtiss (Jonathan, Joseph, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Feb. 26, 1752 



m. 



P. 67 



Sarah. He d. 

1 Lucy 7 

2 Sarah 7 

3 Caleb 7 



1831. 



1776 



b. Wallingford Oct. 9, 
b. July 4, 1779 
b. June 9, 1782 
There is no further record of this family. 

P. 68 David 6 Curtiss (James, Joseph, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Feb. 1, 1740 Wallingford, 
m. 1st July 30, 1761 Eunice Perkins, dau. of Elisha Perkins of New Haven, Conn. She b. Sept. 12, 
1742 Hadley, Mass. He m. 2nd Mar. 13, 1783 Huldah Andrews, b. Wallingford Nov. 3, 1751 dau. 
of Enos and Content (Curtis) Andrews. (Content, Samuel, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth). She d. 
Nov. 23, 1827 ae. 76, he d. Apr. 4, 1821. The births of David's children are in many cases lacking 
so whether by 1st w. or 2nd is not apparent. 



C.G. 


P. 


68 


C.G. 


P. 


68 


C.G. 


P. 


68 


C.G. 


P. 


68 


C.G. 


P. 


68 


C.G. 


P. 


68 


C.G. 


P. 


68 


C.G. 


P. 


68 


C.G. 


P. 


68 


C.G. 


P. 


68 


C.G. 


P. 


68 


C.G. 


P. 


68 


C.G. 


P. 


68 



9 
10 
11 
12 
13 



Eunice 7 

Damaris 7 

David 7 

Hannah 7 

Lola 7 

Nancy 7 

Sally 7 

Miriam 7 

Lucy 7 

Hila Andrews 7 

Huldah 7 

Leonard Chester 7 

James Herod 7 



b. Cheshire, Apr. 7, 1762, no record. 

b. m. Sept. 26, 1790 Fletcher Perkins 

b. , no record, 

b. , no record. 

b. ^^^2 m - Julv 2 > 1788 Eben Bunnell, 
b. , no record, 

b. , no record. 

b. m. July 14, 1804 James Mix, b. Wallingford, 

June 7, 1778 son of Josiah and Mindwell (Royce) Mix. 
b. , no record. 

1793, no record. 



bp 
bp 
b. 
b. 



Sept. 1, 

Aug. 17, 1794, no record. 

1787 

1790 



The two sons will be considered later. 



C.G. 



P. 37 James 8 Curtiss (James, Joseph, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. July 9, 1753 Walling- 
ford. He removed with his father from Cheshire to Pownal, Vt. m. at Pownal, Vt. Dec. 25, 1771 
Mary Grover b. July 24, 1747 at Killingly, Conn. dau. of John and Mary Grover, but her stone 
reads "Died Jan. 13, 1811 in 59 yr." so b. 1752 and she may not be the dau. of John, or her age 
at death might be wrong. He d. 
Children: 

Not in C.G. 1 Mary 7 b. Mar. 2, 1773 

Not in C.G. 2 Mehitable 7 b. Oct. 13, 1774 

b. Jan. 24, 1777 



1826 ae. 74, both buried in Touslee Cemetery, Pownal, Vt. 
d. Sept. 28, 1774 



Not in C.G. 



3 Mary 7 



60 



Not 
Not 
Not 
Not 
)Not 
Not 

C.G. 



in C.G. 


4 


Meriah 7 


b. Feb. 2, 1779 


in C.G. 


5 


Zarubabel 7 


b. July 3, 1781 


in C.G. 


6 


Elijah 7 


b. Feb. 19, 1783 


in C.G. 


7 


Elisha 7 


b. Apr. 2, 1785, no record of children 


in C.G. 


8 


Martha 7 


b. Feb. 26, 1787 


in C.G. 


9 


David 7 


b. Feb. 15, 1789 



The three sons will be considered later. 

P. 68 Abner 6 Curtiss (Abner, Joseph, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Aug. 8, 1738 Wallingford, 

m. Jan. 8, 1761 Miriam Clark. In 1765 he resided in New Cambridge part of Farmington, Conn. 

Three children recorded at Wallingford: 

P- 68 1 Phineas 7 b. Oct. 25, 1761 d. Nov. 1, 1761 

P. 68 2 Chauncey 7 b. Oct. 31, 1762 

P. 68 3 Clark 7 b. Apr. 29, 1764 



1766 



The family removed to Guildhall township Orange Co. 



C.G. 
C.G. 
C.G. 

Not in C.G. 4 Silas 7 b. 

These three sons will be considered later. 
Vt. The 1790 census there: 

Abner 8 Curtiss 2-0-2 

Clark 7 Curtiss 1-1-2 

Chauncey 7 was probably in Northumberland Coos Co., N.H. where he m. May 19, 
1791 Mary Ann Burnside, see later. 

Silas was probably in Conn, where he m. in W. Hartford, July 1788 Lucy Crosby. 
Clark was in Granby township, Essex Co., Vt. in 1800 census. He m. in South- 
ington, Conn., Feb. 2, 1786 Dinah Gridley. Evidence points to Dunham, Quebec, Can. as a place 
where this branch settled. Abner 6 had no son Abner of record, but Dunham, Quebec has Abner 
Curtiss m. June 9, 1801 Lucy Brewster at Pittsford, Vt. which place has the same record. Dunham, 
Quebec had many Curtisses all still unidentified. 

P. 69 Jesse 6 Curtiss (Abner, Joseph, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Apr. 2, 1748, Wallingford, 
m. Dec. 2, 1772 Martha Root dau. of Josiah and Keziah (Smith) Root, she b. Southington May 28, 



C.G. 



C.G. 
C.G. 
C.G. 



C.G. 
C.G, 
C.G 
C.G. 



C.G. 
C.G, 
C.G, 



C.G. 
C.G. 



C.G. 



1750 d 
P. 69 
P. 69 
P. 69 



Nov. 7, 1830, he d. July 4, 1823 

1 Lucy 7 

2 Azuba Smith 7 

3 Azuba Smith 7 
An Azuba Curtiss m. Obadiah Tuttle 
Tuttle. 

Marcus 7 
Jesse 7 
Benoni 7 
Phebe 7 



Children: 
b. Farmington Mar. 22, 1774 d. unm. July 12, 1833 
b. Apr. 6, 1776 d. Nov. 24, 1777 
b. Oct. 27, 1778 
b. Apr. 19, 1769 d. 1863, son of Jabez and Hannah (Scoville) 



P. 69 
P. 69 
P. 69 
P. 69 



4 
(5 
(6 

7 



1785. 

1807 at Meriden, 

1786 d. Dec. 26, 1860 



b. Nov. 13, 1781 

b. July 13, 1785 

b. July 13, 1785 d. Aug. 7, 

b. Aug. 4, 1787 m. Oct. 8, 
Sidney Merriam son of Asaph and Damaris (Todd) Merriam, he b. Jan. 7 
she d. Aug. 19, 1872. Three children. 

P. 69 8 Julia 7 b. Mar. 9, 1790 m. Oct. 1809 Arba Merriam 

son of Ephraim and Beulah (Galpin) Merriam he b. Jan. 13, 1788 Wallingford. 

p. 69 (9 Catherine 7 b. Aug. 19, 1792 m. Oct. 13, 1811 at Meriden John B. 

Collins. 
P. 69 (10 Nancy 7 b. Aug. 19, 1792 m. May 1, 1820 Nathaniel Bushnell 

son of Nathaniel and Rhoda (Chalker) Bushnell, he b. Saybrook Nov. 14, 1793, he d. Cornwall, 

Jan. 1850 she d. Terryville, Mar. 16, 1877. 

p. 69 11 Susan 7 b. Oct. 26, 1794, no record. 

P. 69 12 Martha 7 b. July 24, 1797 m. Aug. 29, 1816 at Meriden Sylvester 

Frisbie (Congregational Church of Kensington record). 

The two sons Marcus 7 and Jesse 7 will be considered later. 

P. 37 Daniel 6 Curtiss (Abner, Joseph, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Feb. 21, 1750 Walling- 
ford, m. Feb. 4, 1773 Mary Andrews of Farmington, eldest dau.. of Ebenezer and Mary (Beckwith) 
Andrews of Southington, she b. Mar. 24, 1755. They removed to Poughkeepsie, N.Y. He was in 
Rev. War (R. 2605 at Washington). He deserted Sept. 3, 1781. He enlisted at Farmington, Conn, 
about 1775. His first child Samuel 7 born 18 months to two years before he enlisted, and his sec- 
ond child about time he enlisted. He d. in Belpre township, Washington Co., Ohio June 27, 1827. 



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An affidavit there by his son Daniel 7 Jr., dated Feb. 5, 1838, states the bible record was destroyed 
by fire at Luzerne, N.Y. He states his oldest brother Samuel Curtiss is now living (1838) in 
Washington Co., N.Y. and is about 64 years old. His sister Susanna 7 b.c. 1775 married Jonas P. 
Tracy of Athens, Ohio. On this same date Feb. 5, 1838, his widow Mary ae. 83 (b. 1755) applied 
for pension from Belpre township, Washington Co., Ohio which was denied because of his deser- 
tion. Ruth Curtis witnessed her mark. 

Not in C.G. Samuel 7 b. Dec. 16, 1773. 

Not in C.G. Susannah b. 1775 m. Jonas P. Tracy removed to Belpre township Washington 

Co., Ohio. 
Not in C.G. Daniel 7 b. Resided in 1838 in Belpre township Washington Co., Ohio. No 

further data. 
Not in C.G. Ruth 7 perhaps dau. of Daniel, Jr. she witnessed the mark of Mary, widow of Daniel 8 in 1838. 
The son Samuel 7 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 69 Amos 8 Curtiss (Abner, Joseph, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Apr. 4, 1752 Wallingford 
m. Mabel Squire, only dau. of Ephraim Squire of Farmington and his 2nd wife Abigail 

nee Clark, widow of Jonathan Bronson, she b. Nov. 17, 1754 at Farmington. Amos was Rev. Sol. 
enlisted Apr. 1, 1776 at Farmington, Capt. Wm. Judd's Co., Col. Samuel Willys's Regiment. 
Affidavit Aug. 9„ 1820 he ae. 68. He served two years then hired a substitute and was hon- 
orably discharged. He received a pension. He d. Mar. 31, 1821 at New Hartford, Conn. The 
birth dates of his children are lacking except Shubel 7 . 

1 Amos 7 b. m. Rebecca 5th child of Jonathan and Hannah 
Removed to Suffield, Conn. No further record. 

2 Phineas 7 b. m. Westport, Greens Farms, Congregational 
29, 1799 to Phebe Toby of Norwalk. No further record. 

3 Abigail 7 b. single in 1821, no record. 

4 Huldah 7 b. single in 1821, no record. 

5 Shubel 7 b. ^^^ 1781 m. Aug. 11, 1801 Polly dau. of 
Nathaniel and Eunice (Kelsey) Penfield. 

C.G. P. 69 6 Alvin 7 b. m. Rachel 2nd child of Jonathan and Hannah 

(Dix) Russell Jan. 3, 1799 at Southington. 
Not in C.G. 7 Elias 7 b. m. Feb. 20, 1809 Hannah Steele dau. of 

Ebenezer Steele, Jr. and his 2nd w. Hannah Brewer. 
Not in C.G. 8 Electa 7 b. m. Amon Steele son of Josiah and 

Susan (Lewis) Steele, no further record. The 1821 will of Amos 8 shows a son James 7 and a dau. 

Sally 7 of whom no record. 

The sons Shubel 7 , Alvin 7 and Elias 7 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 38 Jeptha 8 Curtiss (Joseph, Joseph, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Meriden, Mar. 21, 
1752. He was in the Navy in the Rev. War, Conn. Historical Society Vol. 8, P. 255. Jeptha 

Curtiss served May 17, to Sept. 22, 1777 on the ship "Oliver Cromwell." He m.c. 1794 

Mary (Polly) Rhodes dau. of Anthony and Mary (Humphrey) Rhodes of Springhill township, 
Fayette Co., Pa. Family records state that Jeptha grew up in Winchester, Va, He taught 
school in Springhill, Fayette Co., Pa. The family moved to Manchester, Ohio, but Jeptha remained 
in Pa. and family tradition says he died on his way east to obtain his share of his father's estate. 

Not in C.G. 1 Rebecca 7 b. Dec. 18, 1796, m. Sept. 19, 1816 Matthew Kincaid. He 

b. July 16, 1793, d. Jan. 9, 1871 Sardinia, Ohio, son of Samuel and Sarah (Reed) Kincaid. They 
had: 

(1) Mary Kincaid b. June 16, 1817 m. George Ewing. 

(2) Samuel Kincaid b. Aug. 28, 1819 d. Nov. 1, 1820. 

(3) Jeptha Curtiss Kincaid b. Oct. 16, 1821 d. Aug. 18, 1830. 

(4) Paul Reed Kincaid b. Dec. 16, 1823 m. Loruhamah Dunn. 

(5) Thursa Ann Kincaid b. June 7, 1826 m. Turner Wilson. 

(6) William Kincaid b. Aug. 19, 1829 d. Aug. 25, 1830. 

(7) Joseph Curtiss Kincaid b. Sept. 2, 1831 m. Malinda Staggs. 

(8) Irene Kincaid b. Dec. 21, 1833. 

(9) Matthew Carey Kincaid b. Oct. 21, 1837 m. Lida Kurtz 

Not in C.G. 2 Elizabeth 7 b. Dec. 16, 1798 d. July 20, 1877 m. Nov. 24, 1825 

Robert Moore in Georgetown, Brown Co., Ohio. She buried Ash Ridge, Ohio. Children: Emily, 
MaryJ.,Luvicy, Lizzie, Edwin, all Moore. 

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' ot in C.G. 3 Cassandra 7 b. Oct. 14, 1800 d. Dec. 14, 1884 in Lexington, 111. 

m. Dec. 9, 1824 Wm. Mahan in Georgetown, Brown Co., Ohio, 
ot in C.G. 4 Mary 7 b. Feb. 23, 1803 d. Aug. 30, 1879 in Lexington, 111. 

m. Dec. 19, 1820 John B. Mahan, Georgetown, Brown Co., Ohio, married by his father Rev. Jacob 
Mahan. 

ot in C.G. 5 Sybil 7 b. m. Oct. 16, 1822 Amos Stayton, Georgetown, 

Brown Co., Ohio, 
ot in C.G. 6 Joseph 7 b. He never married. 

.G. P. 69 Caleb 6 Curtiss (Caleb, Joseph, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Charlton, Mass., Mar. 12, 

1770 m 1st there Feb. 12, 1794 Polly Davis, dau. of Levi Davis, who d. Jan. 4, 1801 ae. 25 in 

Calais, Vt. She was b. Dec. 4, 1775 in Oxford, England. He m. 2nd at Calais, Vt. Oct. 12, 1801 

Anna Robinson, dau. of Samuel Robinson. She d. Apr. 28, 1814 ae. 37-3-0. He m. 3rd at Calais, 

Vt. July 2, 1816, Mary Doty, widow of Stephen Daggett. She d. Mar. 14, 1855 ae. 73. He d. Calais, 

Vt. Jan. 1, 1836 ae. 66. 
.G. P. 70 1 Pliny 7 b. Charlton, Mass. Nov. 14, 1795. 

.G. P. 70 2 Ruth 7 b. Calais, Vt., Jan. 11, 1799 d. July 30, 1865 at Middlesex, 

Vt., m. May 20, 1819 Dr. John Gilman. Children: Marcus Davis Gilman and John Melvin Gilman. 

By 2nd w. Caleb 8 had: 

P. 70 3 Polly 7 b. July 6, 1804, d. Jan. 24, 1881, m. Aug. 31, 1831 Ira 

Kent of Calais, Vt., brother of Ezekiel Kent below. 

P. 70 4 Stillman Halstead 7 b. Dec. 20, 1808 never married, d. Mar. 27, 1844, buried 

Robinson Cemetery, Calais, Vt. 

P. 70 5 Amanda Miller 7 b. July 9, 1811, d. Mar. 23, 1837, m. June 13, 1832, 

Lebbeus H. Chase, no children. 

P. 70 6 Anna Minerva 7 b. Apr. 18, 1813, m. Nov, 13, 1836 Ezekiel Kent of Calais, 

Vt., brother of Ezra Kent above. She d. 1871. They had a dau. Alice Kent who m. J. O. 

Livingston an attorney of Montpelier, Vt. 
.G. P. 70 by 3rd wife Caleb 6 had: 

7 Deborah Daphne 7 b. Aug. 13, 1817 d. East Burke, Vt. Jan. 11, 1880, 

m. Rev. L. H. Tabor. 

,G. P. 70 8 Laura Ann 7 b. Aug. 28, 1819 m. Oct. 7, 1841 J.V.R. Kent by Rev. 

L. H. Tabor her brother-in-law, J.V.R. Kent a brother to Ezekiel and Ira Kent above. She d. 

Aug. 31, 1851 Calais, Vt. 
.G. P. 70 9 Fanny H. 7 b. July 24, 1822 m. June 18, 1846 Abdiel Kent, brother of 

J.V.R., Ezekiel and Ira above. She d. Dec. 24, 1854. They left two sons and two daus., one Ella F. 

Kent, m. Arthur B. Bacon, resided Spencer, Mass. 

The only son Pliny 7 will be considered later. 

.G. P. 38 Ethan 6 Curtiss (Joshua, Joseph, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Wallingford, Dec. 3, 
1753. His father's will of 1814 speaks of the heirs of his son Ethan. Record of this Ethan is 
lacking unless the record in Biographical History of Trumbull Co., Ohio is that of his son. This 

book says Ethan Curtis b. 1783 in Conn., m. 1st Ann Sedgwick b. in Conn. Feb. 2, 1783. 

She d. and he m. 2nd Aurelia Strong. He removed from Conn, to Brunswick, Ohio in 1808 and 
about 1827 settled in Farmington, Ohio. He had ten children, five living in 1882 by his 2nd w. and 
three sons by his 1st wife, all born in Conn. The seven children by the 2nd wife not given, but the 
three sons by 1st w. were: 

1 Nelson who removed to Wisconsin. 

2 Lewis b. Apr. 22, 1805 m. June 2, 1831 Harriet Lewis she b. Farmington, Conn., 
May 16, 1811, dau. of Dennis and Jane Lewis, he d. Mar. 31, 1874 she d. Oct. 26, 1892. They had 
ten children, nine living in 1909. 

3 Giles b.c. 1807 m. Fannie Garter. They had six children that matured. They 

lived in Northfield, Summit Co., Ohio. 

.G. P. 70 Simeon 6 Curtiss (Joshua, Joseph, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Nov. 19, 1760 Walling- 
ford, m. June 27, 1782 Elizabeth Sledge of Burlington. He was drowned by falling in a well, Dec. 

13, 1809 and she m. 2nd 1812 Jacob Catlin of Harwinton who d. Dec. 1822. She d. Mar. 13, 

1836 ae. 76-6-0, he was a Rev. Sol. Children: 

.G. P. 70 1 Joshua 7 b. Burlington 1783 

.G. P. 70 2 Cornelia 7 b. 1787 m. Mar. 20, 1808 Lyman Hall. 

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C.G. P. 70 3 Betsey 7 b v 1789 d. Nov. 17, 1873, m. Dec. 1, 1809 

John Beach of Burlington, Conn. 

c G p 70 4 p ny' b. Feb. 12, 1793, d. June 13, 1869, m. Sept. 17, 1815 

Charles Harrison Todd, b. Feb. 1, 1793. d. Nov. 23, 
1853 son of Jonah and Mary (Turtle) Todd. 

They had: 

(1) Mary Todd b. Sept. 25, 1816 m. Wm. Sanford 

(2) Charles B. Todd b. June 28, 1818 m. Emily E. Atkins 

(3) Julia E. Todd b. Aug. 28, 1820 d. Feb. 24, 1841 

(4) Charlotte E.Todd b. July 22, 1822 d. May 12, 1842 

(5) Lewis H. Todd b. Jan. 24, 1824 m. Sarah A. Fellows 

(6) Julius M. Todd b. Dec. 6, 1828 m. Sarah E. Coy 

(7) Maria A. Todd b. Apr. 18, 1830 m. Stephen Loveland 

(8) Ellen S. Todd b. Aug. 2, 1833 m. George Fellows 
C.G. P. 70 5 Chester no record, but Simeon and Elizabeth had son Philo bp. June 14, 

1795. Neither Philo nor Chester is in Simeon's will. 
Not in C.G. 6 Hila 7 b. Oct. 22, 1782, she was oldest child. She m. Dec. 25, 

1799 at Bristol, William Wheeler b. there Oct. 29, 1778 d. there 1824. She d. Flowerfield, St. 
Joseph Co., Mich. June 22, 1859. They had: 

(1) Challenge Smith Wheeler b. Nov. 7, 1800 

(2) Wm. Wheeler b. Mar. 26, 1803 d. Nov. 26, 1803 

(3) Eunice Wheeler b. Oct. 9, 1804 d. Sept. 25, 1805 

(4) Daniel Hotchkiss Wheeler b. June 12, 1806 d. Aug. 22, 1835 

(5) John Nelson Wheeler b. June 9, 1808 d. June 15, 1897 

(6) William Wheeler b. Aug. 18, 1810 d. Sept. 10, 1885 

(7) Rensselaer Wheeler b. June 8, 1815 d. July 3, 1847 

(8) Eunice Maria Wheeler b. Dec. 25, 1817 d. Mar. 2, 1897 

(9) George Whitefield Wheeler b. Aug. 29, 1820 d. Oct. 26, 1878 
Hila is mentioned in Simeon's will. Data from Daniel H. Wheeler of Omaha, Nebraska, 1904. 

Not in C. G. 7 Adna 7 Curtiss. He is in his father's will. His record lacking. 

8 Major 7 b. July 4, 1797 

9 Amanda 7 b. 1802 d. Aug. 10, 1884 ae. 82-9-0 

m. Samuel Harrison 

There was an earlier Amanda 7 b.c. 1785 who also was drowned by falling in a well when ae. 2. 
The two sons Joshua 7 and Major 7 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 38 Joshua 8 Curtiss (Joshua, Joseph, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. May 6, 1762. He is 
not mentioned in his father's will. 

C.G. P. 38 Robert 6 Curtiss (Joshua, Joseph, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. May 20, 1766 Walling- 

ford. His heirs mentioned in his father's will of 1810. He m. 1st Deborah Lewis b. Sept. 

3, 1766 dau. of Barnebas and Rachel (Curtiss) Lewis, (Rachel dau. of Enoch 5 Curtiss (Samuel, 
Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth)). According to the Lewis Family Magazine, they had two sons 
John 7 and Asahel 7 Curtiss of whom no record. He lived in Bristol, Conn, where 1790 census 
reads 1-1-2. The 1800 census finds him in Tioga Co., New York with a son b. 1784-90 and a dau. 
b. 1784-90 and also two sons b. 1790-1800 and two females b. 1790-1800. Records in Tioga Co. 
show a dau. 

Not in C.G. Rachel, w. of Abraham Bush and sons Robert 7 and Norman 7 . 

Not in C.G. and a dau. Deborah. She and Norman were executors of the estate of Robert Curtiss which 
wasn't settled until Aug. 8, 1826 when we find that his 2nd w. Sarah is also deceased. The sons 
Robert 7 and Norman 7 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 38 Asa 8 Curtiss (Joshua, Joseph, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Mar. 1, 1768 Wallingford. 
The only record so far known is a land record in Tioga Co., New York, where his brother Robert 8 
lived. This land record shows that his wife was named Elsie. This is all that is of record. 

C.G. P. 71 Aaron 8 Curtiss (Joshua, Joseph, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Jan. 1767 

Wallingford m. Comfort Foote b. June 23, 1769 dau. of David and Hannah (Bronson) Foote. She 
d. Mar. 4, 1850. They removed to Delhi, Delaware Co., New York before 1815 but returned to 
Burlington, Conn, where he d. July 9, 1853. They had: 

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in C.G. 
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in C.G. 

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Miles 7 



1 Miles 7 

2 Simeon 7 

3 Amelia 7 

4 Polly 7 



b. 
b. 
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m. Sidney Van Horn, 
m. Nathaniel Comstock. 



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5 Charlotte Marietta 7 b. Feb. 21, 1810 m. Sept. 3, 1829 Philo" Curtiss 
(Joshua, Simeon, Joshua, Joseph, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) 

6 Luther 7 d. ae. 15 Delaware Co., N.Y. 

7 Martin 7 b. 1806, no record. He is mentioned in Joshua's 
will. 

8 Merritt 7 b. 1804 d. Oct. 27, 1804. 
and Simeon 7 will be considered later. 



P. 39 David 6 Curtiss (John, John, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. . In 1911 a Mrs. 

Lillie Moore Mcanulty (as near as the name can be decyphered) of Scotia, Nebraska wrote stating 
that her grandmother was Esther Curtiss b. Nov. 11, 1795 at Sheffield, Mass. dau. of David and 

( ) (Barnes) Curtiss and granddaughter of John Curtiss. Esther m. Matthew Standish in 

New York State and had six sons and three daughters, the youngest Louisa Standish mother of the 
writer. Louisa d. 1909. That this record is of this David 6 is, of course, not proved. 

P. 71 Giles Curtiss (John, John, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Mar. 22, 1764 Wallingford, 

Rev. Sol. m. Jan. 5, 1782 Hannah Westover b. July 12, 1768 dau. of Job Westover. He d. 

l 1855 ae. 87. They had fifteen children all born in Sheffield, Mass. 





May 28, 


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Mary 7 


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Elizabeth 7 


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3 


Elias 7 


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4 


Roswell 7 


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5 


James 7 


C.G. 


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6 


Huldah 7 


C.G. 


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7 


Edmund 7 


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8 


Roxey 7 



Apr. 20, 
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b 

b. Nov. 
b. Aug. 
b. Feb. 
b. Feb. 
b. Jan. 



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P. 71 
P. 71 
P. 71 
P. 71 
P. 71 
P. 71 
Elias 7 



9 Edna 7 



10 
11 
12 
13 
14 
15 
Roswell 7 



Jane 7 

Hannah 7 

Cornelia 7 

Electa 7 

Clinton 7 

DeWitt 7 



28, 
25, 
26, 

9, 

of Goshen 
b. May 28, 1797 
b. Apr. 28, 1799 m 

Great Barrington 
b. Mar. 11, 1801 m 

of Goshen, 
b. Jan. 30, 1803 
b. June 3, 
b. May 3, 
b. Mar. 20 
b. Jan. 21, 
b. Jan. 14, 



1785 (1786 bible) 

1786 (1787 bible) 
1788 
1790 
1792 
1794 (bible) m. Apr. 



3, 1817 Stephen March 



1814 Stephen Cahoon of 



Mass. 

Dec. 4, 1817 Augustus Bartholomew 



1805 

1807 

1809 

1811 killed by horse Aug. 3, 1835 

1814 d. Jan. 1881 not married. 



James 7 , Edmund 7 will be considered later. 

P. 71 72 Ephraim 6 Curtiss (Stiles, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Mar. 27, 1739, 

Stratford, m. Dec. 23, 1764 Anne, dau. of Josiah 4 and Mary ( ) Curtiss (Josiah, William, 

Widow Elizabeth) she d. Jan. 15, 1802 ae. 60. He d. Huntington Aug. 30, 1794 Rev. Sol. 

b. Huntington, Dec. 29, 1765 

b. Sept. 14, 1767 m. Eli Blakeman, he d. Nov. 

21, 1821 ae. 80, she d. June 22, 1838 ae. 71. 

b. Oct. 25, 1772 

b. July 12, 1780 

b. Sept. 17, 1782 d. Oct. 23, 1872 ae. 90 
b. Apr. 3, 1783, d. Aug. 10, 1866 at Huntington son of Joseph and 



P. 72 
P. 72 



Levi 7 
Mary Ann 7 



Philo 7 

Ephraim 7 

Rebecca 7 



P. 72 

P. 72 
, P. 72 

Probably m. David Birdseye 

Dinah (Blakeman) Birdseye. 
, P. 72 6 Agur 7 

in C.G. 7 Phebe 7 

Children of Rebecca 7 above were: 

(1) Joseph Birdseye 

(2) Ephraim Birdseye 



Feb. 19, 1786 



d. Aug. 30, 1801 
in her father's will. 



Dec. 17, 1,804 m. Caroline Hubbell 
Apr. 8, 1808 m. Eliza A. Cummings 



(3) Thaddeus Gould Birdseye b. Sept. 9, 1810 m. Mary A. Shelton 



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(4) Philo Curtiss Birdseye b. Oct. 24, 1812 m. Sarah-Tucker 

(5) Sarah Rebecca Birdseye b. May 13, 1815 d. Apr. 12, 1815 

(6) Ann Birdseye b. May 29, 1816 d. Aug. 2, 1891 
Levi 7 , Philo 7 , and Ephraim 7 will be considered later. 

P. 72 Elihu 6 Curtiss (Stiles, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. May 10, 1741, Stratford, 

m. Dec. 13, 1769 Phebe Burritt dau. of John and Phebe Burritt. (Note: Will of John 

Burritt gives his wife as "Phebe.") She b. 1744 d. Feb. 1840. He d. Aug. 20, 1820, Rev. 

Sol. Children: 

p. 72 1 Catherine 7 b. Dec. 20, 1770 d. Sept. 22, 1831 m. 1st Hubbell and had one 

child, Curtiss Hubbell. The will of her mother Phebe dated 1834 speaks of "Curtiss Hubbell son 
of my dau. Caty Ufford." The will of Elihu 8 dated 1815 also mentions his grandson Curtiss Hubbell 
She m. 2nd her sister Phebe' s widower Benjamin Ufford. 

p. 72 2 Phebe 7 b. Feb. 5, 1773 d. 1810, m. Dec. 31, 1798 

Benjamin Ufford. 
p. 72 3 Elihu 7 b. Dec. 20, 1774. He will be considered later, 

p. 72 4 Burritt 7 b. Nov. 10, 1776. He will be considered later. 

p. 72 5 Molly B. 7 b. Nov. 30, 1779 m. Nov. 30, 1779, m. Nov. 1800. 

1800 Josiah Booth b. Sept. 30, 1773, son of John and Lucy (Curtiss) Booth (Lucy, Henry, Ephraim, 

Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) He d. Dec. 14, 1851, "Polly" his wife d. July 28, 1872 ae. 92. 

They had a son Willys Booth b. 1813 who m. Apr. 1, 1838 Sally Ann Curtiss. 

P. 72 6 Stephen Welles 7 b. Sept. 24, 1782. He will be considered later. 

p. 72 7 Nancy 7 b. Dec. 16, 1784 m. Charles Hawley bp. Dec. 14, 1784. 

son of Edmund and Lucy (Blackman) Hawley. He d. Sept. 4, 1839 ae. 55. She d. Sept. 9, 1880 in 

96th year. 

P. 72 8 Elizabeth (Betsey) 7 b. Nov. 21, 1787 m. Philo Birdseye son of Ezra and Phebe 

(Tomlinson) Birdseye. She d. 1813 ae. 26. They had four children among them Nathan and Philo 

Birdseye. 

P. 72 Silas 8 Curtiss (Stiles, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. June 14, 1743, m. Feb. 

17, 1765 Hannah Birdseye dau. of Rev. Nathan and Dorothy (Hawley) Birdseye she d. Nov. 25, 1811 

ae. 65. He d. Jan. 15, 1816. They resided at Oronoke, Conn. 

P. 72 1 Ezra 7 b. Aug. 26, 1765 

P. 72 2 Hannah 7 b. June 26, 1767 m. Nov. 24, 1791, Seymour Conway Whiting. Children: 

(1) Ezra Whiting m. Mary Ann Ufford 

(2) Seymour Whiting b. Nov. 7, 1792 m. Maria Wheeler 

(3) Jasper Whiting b. m. Helen Judson 

(4) Caroline Whiting b. m. Rodney Burton 

(5) Betsey Whiting b. m. Chas. Gilbert 

(6) Helen Whiting b. m. Agur Pixley 

(7) Hannah Whiting b. m. Stiles 8 Curtiss 
(William, Silas, Stiles, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) 

P. 73 3 Helen 7 b. July 7, 1769, m. 1st Joseph Thompson, m. 2nd Aaron Judson. 

Children: 

(1) Isaac Thompson, m. Hanford, res. Philadelphia, Pa. 

(2) Rev. Chas. Thompson. 

(3) Mary Ann Thompson, m. Sidney Beardsley. 
P- 73 4 Rebecca 7 b. Aug. 7, 1771, m. Dec. 24, 1801 Eli Walker Lewis, b. Jan. 21, 1776 
son of Eli and Naomi (Walker) Lewis, he d. Nov. 20, 1858, she d. June 30, 1823. They had: 

(1) Jerusha Lewis b. Nov. 22, 1802, m. Sept. 26, 1836 Levi 7 Curtiss (Levi, 
Stephen, Abraham, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) she d. Oct. 14, 1885. 

(2) Mary Eliza Lewis b. Dec. 3, 1803, m. May 1, 1846 Joseph Banks. 

(3) Eli Lewis b. Jan. 19, 1806, m. Dec. 22, 1842 Elizabeth Lewis. 

(4) Harriet Lewis b. May .24, 1809 d. Dec. 29, 1853. 

p - 73 5 Susanna 7 b. Aug. 13, 1773, m. Nov. 2, 1797 Asa 5 Curtis (Thomas, Benjamin, 

Isaac, Richard Curtis of Dorchester, Mass. and Wallingford, Conn.), he b. Nov. 19, 1773 d. Feb 
11, 1850, she d. Feb. 2, 1859. They had: 

(1) Susan Curtis b. Oct. 2, 1798, m. Aug. 14, 1818 Pulaski Benjamin 

(2) Catherine Curtis b. Sept. 4, 1800, m. Sept. 3, 1837 David Gorham 

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(3) Mary Eliza Curtis b. Sept. 21, 1802, d. Oct. 28, 1822 

(4) Thaddeus Munson Curtis b. June 23, 1804, unm. 

(5) Asa Benjamin Curtis b. July 21, 1807 d. Dec. 14, 1807 

(6) Asa Seymour Curtis b. Aug. 1, 1813 d. Mar. 18, 1895 m. Feb. 14, 1841 

Mary 7 Curtis (Samuel, Samuel, Nathaniel, Zachariah, 
William, Widow Elizabeth) 

(7) Claudius Buchanan Curtis b: Aug. 20, 1816 d. June 24, 1888 m. Harriet 

Jennings. He was Judge of Probate 1859-73. 

b. Feb. 27, 1776 
b. Aug. 14, 1778 
b. Sept. 24, 1780 d. at sea Dec. 25, 1801 

b. Feb. 17, 1783 m. Abijah Booth b. 1777 

Booth. He d. July 9, 1855 ae. 77-9-0, she d. Nov. 16, 1863 



Silas 7 

William 7 

Thaddeus 7 

Abigail Betsey 7 
son of Abijah and Ruth (Leavenworth) 
ae. 80-9-0. They had: 

(1) Emily Booth 

(2) Eliza Booth 

(3) Eli Booth 

(4) Hannah Booth 



b. 1804 
b. 1806 
b. 1809 
b. 1814 



m. Birdseye Brooks 
m. Levi Wheeler 
d. 1824 



unm. 



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. P. 73 
in C.G. 



10 
11 
12 



(5) Nathan Birdseye Booth b. 1818, m. Elizabeth Sophia Curtiss (Silas, Silas, 

Stiles, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) 
Mar. 11, 1785 
Oct. 20, 1786 See Harriet 7 below. 

17G0, he d. Oct. 1849 ae. 59. He was a life-long 



b. 
b. 
b. 



Eli 7 Curtiss 

Lucius 7 Curtiss 

Ebenezer 7 Curtiss 
cripple and never married. 
Ezra 7 , Silas 7 , William 7 , Eli 7 , and Lucius 7 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 73 John 6 Curtiss (Stiles, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Sept. 29, 1745 Stratford, 

m. Apr. 17, 1769 Mary Sheldon b. 1747 dau. of Daniel and Mary Sheldon. He d. 

Aug. 31, 1825 and she d. "one hour later" states the "Christian Intelligencer'' of Sept. 17, 1825. 

Children: 
C.G. P. 73 1 Sarah 7 b. Sept. 29, 1769 m. Mar. 20, 1790 Joseph Tomlinson, son of Joseph and 

Elizabeth 5 (Curtiss) Tomlinson (Abraham, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth). 



C.G. 


P. 


73 


C.G. 


P. 


73 


C.G. 


P. 


73 


C.G. 


P. 


73 


C.G. 


P. 


73 


C.G. 


P. 


73 



Stiles 7 

Judson 7 

John 7 

Ezekiel 7 

Daniel 7 

Julia 7 



b. Apr. 13, 1771 
b. Feb. 15, 1774 
b. Feb. 8, 1778 

Sept. 26, 1779. 
b. June 6, 1779 
b. Apr. 8, 1781 
b. Nov. 27, 1784 



He m. 1826 Julia Miles. 

He d. 1831. No children. 



She b. 



C.G. P. 73 



C.G. 



C.G. 



C.G. 



C.G. 
C.G. 
C.G. 



m. Jan. 30, 1811 Burritt 7 Curtiss (Elihu, 
Stiles, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) 
8 Harriet 7 bp. Feb. _ 1791 m. after 1818 Lucius 7 Curtiss (Silas, 

Stiles,"~Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) 
Stiles 7 , Judson 7 , Ezekiel 7 and Daniel 7 will be considered later. 

P 40 Jabez 8 Curtiss (Henry, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Oct. 26, 1739 did not 

die unmarried as C.G. states. He m. Apr. 25, 1765 Betty Welles b. Feb. 22, 1742 dau. of John and 

Comfort (Birdseye) Welles. She d. Oct. 1, 1818 ae. 75. He d. Jan. 16, 1829 ae. 90. They had 

no children. 

P. 74 Andrew 8 Curtiss (Henry, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Jan. 20, 1744 m. Sept. 

22, 1768 Sarah Peck b. July 27, 1745 dau. of Job and Elizabeth (Judson) Peck, she d. Nov. 24, 

1823, he d. Mar. 27, 1830. Children: 

p 74 1 Sarah 7 b. Apr. 23, 1769, m. Feb. 14, 1785 Matthew Beers. Andrew's will of 

1823 mentions grandchildren Lewis, Silas, Menzies and Curtiss all Beers, also Sarah Lucinda 

Beers. Curtiss Beers b. May 25, 1789, m. Sept. 22, 1817 Alice 7 Curtiss (Joseph, Joseph, 

Joseph, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth). 

P. 74 2 Mary 7 

P. 74 3 Anne 7 

P. 74 4 Job 7 



b. 


Nov. 4, 1771 d. 


Sept. 20, 1776 


b. 


Jan. 8, 1775 d. 


Jan. 24, 1775 


b. 


Jan. 6, 1776 d. 


Sept. 22, 1776 



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74 


5 Job 7 


C.G. P. 


74 


6 Hannah 7 


C.G. P. 


74 


7 Polly (Mary) 7 



b. July 11, 1777 

bp. 1783 not in father's will. 

b. Mar. 10, 1783 m. as his 2nd w. Nehemiah 7 Curtiss 

(Nehemiah, Joseph, Joseph, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth). 

Job 7 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 74 Lewis 6 Curtiss (Henry, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Mar. 12, 1745 m. Jan. 

28, 1773 Hepsibah Walker b. Aug. 18, 1748 dau. of James and Jerusha Walker She d 

Apr. 16, 1819, he d. Mar. 5, 1834. Children: 

C.G. P. 74 1 Philo 7 b. Mar. 4, 1774 

CG - p - 74 2 Naomi Walker 7 b. Jan. 2, 1776 m. Mar. 22, 1796 Joseph 7 Curtiss (Joseph, Josep 

Joseph, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) removed to Hamilton, Madison Co., N.Y. on Feb 11 1799 
CG - p - 74 3 Hepsibah 7 b. Jan. 19, 1778, d. Feb. 10, 1832 unm. 

CG - P - 74 4 Huldah 7 b. Feb. 10, 1780 m. Dec. 23, 1800 Lewis Peet removed to Hamilton 

N.Y., Feb. 13, 1801. Bible of Lewis 6 Curtiss says Peet d. July 1, 1822, but cemetery at E Madi' 

son, N.Y. has Lewis Peet died July 1, 1821 ae. 49. Huldah 7 d. Marengo, Mich. Feb. 22, 1851 

They had Eliza and Harriet Peet mentioned in Hepsibah's 7 will. 
C.G. P. 74 5 David 7 b. Dec. 17, 1781 

C.G. P. 74 6 Ira 7 b. Dec. 30, 1783 

C.G. P. 74 7 Alice 7 b. Nov. 5, 1787 m. Oct. 16, 1806 Staples. She d 

Branford, Conn. Apr. 27, 1825. They had Mary, Julia and Harriet Staples. 

Philo 7 , David 7 and Ira 7 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 74 Solomon 6 Curtiss (Henry, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. July 24 1747 He 
was a manufacturer of cloth and a Rev. Sol. m. June 17, 1786 Jerusha Wheeler b. Jan 3 1758 
dau. of Nathaniel and Rachel (Lewis) Wheeler. She d. Monroe, Conn. Aug. 24, 1834 ae.*76' he d 
July 13, 1824. Children: 

C.G. P. 74 1 Rejoice 7 b. Sept. 1787, she d. Oct. 11, 1861, unm. C G 

errs in stating that Rejoice was a son. 

r'r d 11 * x ab6z7 7 b - 0ct - 1789 d - Feb - 8 > 1797 - 

C.G. P. 74 3 Jerusha 7 b. July 1791 d. Dec. 29, 1873 m. James 

Prince, removed to New Brunswick, N.J. 

C.G. P. 75 4 Solomon 7 b. Feb. 

C.G. P. 75 5 Nathaniel Wheeler 7 b. Sept. 16 1795' 

C.G. P. 75 6 Charlotte 7 b. Sept. 17,' 1798 

Solomon 7 and Nathaniel Wheeler 7 will be considered later. 

C " G ' 175? m en D y ec Th mfph P h CU ?H iSS ^T' IR?"' J ° Seph ' J ° hn ' Wid ° W Elizabeth > b - M "- ^ 
Apr!'l8 1?1 4 ; Ch'ldrenf *" Eben6Zer ^^^ She d ' Feb - 5 ' 1826 ae " 67 > he d - 

r'r' I' It * Elijah7 b - 0ct - 16 ' 1779 

mlL k 2 ^ bial f b. June 26, 1782, m. as his 2nd w. Aug. 26 1810 Eliiah 

r r St Wh ° m - 1St Apr> 27 ' 1807 > Mai ^ Hubbe11 wh ° d. Nov. 22, 1809 J 

C G P 75 4 pi u DeC - 26> 1?84 d - Jan ' 4 > 1871 unm - 

" • d! Jan. 2, 1864 They had no children "' ^ '' "" ^ ^ *' 183 ° Ge ° rg6 Blak *™- She 

C ' G ' SsfKiHsa r «^- «e tsirt skl 

mo r Lrj an E iri873 H rr:e rn d 1 a g t h a: ^ *"* ^ ^^ ^^ "* WaS b " N ° V " 27 > 

CG p tI ? 2 arri f 7 b P- June 1793 d. June 20, 1793. 

C G P 75 « r \ b - Apr - 1795 

C.G.' P.' 75 9 S 6 k' Jan - 1798 d> in IUinois - Se P l - 18 > 1822 - 

Elijah 7 and Henry 7 will be considered later" ^ * ""' *' 18 °° ^ 3 WeekS ' 

C,G - ^.^T 3 ^ S^K;£r"r&^: W ^ EU ^ b - Sep, 3, 1754, m. Jan. 

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1794 
d. Mar. 13, 1866 unm. 



G - P - 75 1 Annis7 b. Feb. 22, 1778 died young. 

: - G - P - 75 2 Nabb Y 7 b. Oct. 29, 1780 died young. 

' G ' «' 1 l t, 3 C ' G- haS David ' b - Apr " 7 > 1788 > which is - of course, impossible as Fairfield 

Probate Record 22-83 court held May 6, 1782 Inventory of Estate of David Curtis, his brother 
Solomon appointed administrator. 

.G. P. 75 adds Polly 7 b. Apr. 22, 1781. Fortunately a living descendant has the record of this Polly 7 
She m. Oct. 8, 1799 Ephraim Judson b. Mar. 24, 1777 d. July 12, 1817 son of Silas and Mary 
(Whiting) Judson. She is buried in cemetery at Vernon, N.Y., stone reads: d. Dec. 25, 1857 ae. 
8 3 76 so born Apr. 22, 1781. Ephraim Judson's sister Betsey Judson m. Judson 7 ' Curtis 
(John, Stiles, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) and this couple removed to Oneida Co., 
N.Y. and doubtless Ephraim and Polly (Curtiss) Judson came with them. Polly's children were: 

1 David Curtiss Judson b. Feb. 8, 1801 d. Sept. 21, 1832 

2 Delia Judson b. Nov. 21, 1802 d. Nov. 4, 1858 

3 Pixley Judson b. Dec. 21, 1804 d. Sept. 8, 1806 

4 Betsey Judson b. Feb. 15, 1807 d. June 27, 1864 

5 Phebe Judson b. Jan. 14, 1809 d. June 7, 1877 

6 Pixley Judson b. Jan. 23, 1811 

7 William Judson b. Nov. 1, 1812 d. Nov. 9, 1874 

8 Ard Judson b. Jan. 3, 1815 

9 Ephraim Judson, Jr. b. Apr. 21, 1817 d. Mar. 2, 1844 
It is quite certain that David 8 Curtiss had no male heir. 

C.G. P. 75 Samuel 8 Curtiss (Henry, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. June 27, 1757, m. 

Oct. 9, 1783 Dorothy Tibbals of Milford, Conn., dau. of and Dorothy (Thompson) Tibbals, 

she d. Sept. 19, 1829 ae. 66, he d. May 19, 1826. Children: 
C.G. P. 76 1 Myra 7 b. Sept. 16, 1784 d. Nov. 18, 1786 

C.G. P. 76 2 Charles 7 b. Jan. 16, 1786 d. June 8, 1793 

C.G. P. 76 3 Marcus 7 bp. Mar. 1786 

C.G. P. 76 4 John 7 bp. May 19, 1787, no record 

C.G. P. 76 5 Charles 7 b. Oct. 1795 

Not in C.G. 6 Sarah Matilda 7 b.c. 1797, probably she who m. 1st Sept. 7, 1825 

Wm. S. McEwen. She m. 2nd Edmunds. 

Not in C.G. 7 Dolly 7 (Dorothy) b. 1799 d. 1875. Her will dated Oct. 2, 1874 speaks of brother 

Charles and sister Sarah Matilda Edmunds. The will of David Thompson, brother of Dorothy 

Thompson, mother of the wife of Samuel 8 dated Mar. 17, 1800 makes bequest to Dolly wife of 

Samuel Curtiss and to Samuel Curtiss, Jr., so perhaps in 1800 after birth of Dolly in 1799 there 

was a Samuel, Jr., but there is no record of him except this one. 

Marcus 7 and Charles 7 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 76 Edmund 8 Curtiss (Edmund, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. May 1, 1751 m. 
Mar. 15, 1775 Sarah Fairchild, dau. of Curtiss Fairchild. (Note: Will of Robert Fairchild 
Nov. 2, 1792 reads "To Sarah Curtiss, dau. of my brother Curtiss Fairchild and wife of Edmund 
Curtiss, Jr.") At this writing the probate record of this Edmund 6 and also that of his father have 
not been found. Orcutt's History of Stratford consigns all the children except Ezra 7 to Ezra 5 
(Hezekiah, Daniel, William, Widow Elizabeth) and states that the mother was Jane Wilcox of New 
Haven, Conn. C.G. states that the third child Mary 7 m. a Middlebrook. Another record calls him 
Ephraim Middlebrook, but a Middlebrook record states that Abraham Middlebrook m. Mary 
Curtiss, dau. of Ezra and Jane (Wilcox) Curtiss and gives her birth Aug. 12, 1779. This looks as 
if the compiler got his data from Orcutt. There is no trace of the marriage of Ezra 5 Curtiss son 
of Hezekiah 4 , but Hezekiah's estate distributed in 1831, fifty years after his death shows Ezra 5 
did not have a family. The will of Ezra 5 son of Hezekiah 4 made in 1808 leaves all to his nephew 
Ezra DeForest son of his sister Mehitable. The records of living descendants of Ezra 7 , son of 
Edmund 8 , repeat the given name of Edmund, as will be seen later. Unless new data comes in, 
the children of Edmund 6 will be given as in C.G. 

1 Ezra 7 b. May 12, 1776 

2 Catherine 7 b. Oct. 6, 1777 m. David Lewis bp. Stratford Nov. 4, 1770 

as his 1st w. He was son of Capt. Nathaniel Sherman 
Lewis and his w. Mary Jones and was b. Oct. 26, 1770. 
d. June 21, 1848. He m. 2nd Betsy Burrill, widow of 
Thomas Selby. Four children by Catherine. 

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C.G. 



(1) Silas Lewis d. at Cheshire, Conn. 

(2) Otis Lewis d. Binghamton, N.Y. 

(3) David Lewis, Jr. d. E. Hartford, Conn. 

(4) Sherman Nathaniel Lewis b. Sept. 12, 1816 m. Lucy Griffin of Oxford Conn. 
Data from "Lewisiana Magazine" where Edmund is mistakenly called Eben Curtiss. So the Lew 1S 
family record definitely puts Catherine as a dau. of Edmund Curtiss, Jr. 

3 Mary 7 b. Aug. 12, 1779 m. Ephraim Middlebrook, son of Lt. 
Ephraim and Elizabeth (Munson) Middlebrook. 

4 Beech 7 b. Jan. 1, 1781 

5 Benjamin 7 b. Nov. 21, 1783 

6 William 7 b. July 20, 1785 

7 Jabez 7 b. Sept. 15, 1787 

8 Sarah 7 b. Apr. 14, 1789 



d. unmarried. 



m. Warren Bonney of Cornwall, Conn. 



Ezra 7 , Beech 7 , William 7 and Jabez 7 will be considered later. 



b. Mar. 12, 1757, m. Nov. 9, 1780 



P 213 Robert Welles 8 Curtiss (brother of Edmund 6 Curtiss) 

Phebe Curtiss dau. of Joseph 5 and Martha (Judson) Curtiss (Joseph, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth 
She b. Sept. 1759. She d. at Madison, N.Y. Mar. 24, 1821 ae. 61. His stone is not in the Mad- 
ison OpeningCemetery where his wife was buried, but his grave may not have a stone. He d. 1847 
ae 90; data taken from the bible of his son Asa 7 . C.G. has that he d. in Monroe, Conn, in 1854. 
This was Robert 8 (James, Joseph, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) Stratford V.R. give his marriage 
to Phebe as Dec. 1779. They had: 

1 Charity 7 b. Apr. 14, 1781. m. Sept. 18, 1798 at Madison, N.Y. Silas Lewis b. 
Oct. 12, 1775, son of Judson and Elizabeth (Whiting) Lewis. He d. Nov. 15, 1833. She d. June 21, 

1864. They had: 

Sept. 12, 1799 



- 



(1) Everett Lewis 

(2) Birdseye Lewis 

(3) Albert Lewis 

(4) Mary Ann Lewis 

(5) Dotia Lewis 

(6) Otis Lewis 
Stiles 7 
Lewis 7 

Asa 7 

Welles 7 

Isaac 7 

Hannah 7 

Charles 7 



b. 

b. Feb. 28, 1802 

b. Jan. 28, 1807 

b. Sept. 22, 1809 

b. Sept. 15, 1811 

b. Mar. 1, 1817 

b. Nov. 14, 1782 

b. Mar. 13, 1784 

b. Dec. 25, 1785 

b. Aug. 5, 1788 

bp. Dec. _ _ 1791 

bp. Jan. ~ _1795 

bp. Aug. " 1796 



d.y. 
d.y. 



Stiles 7 , Lewis 7 , Asa 7 , Welles 7 , and Isaac 7 will be considered later. 

b. Aug. 24, 1750 (Elnathan, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) 
At this writing there is no record of his or his wife's death. His 
children as given in C.G. P. 213 were: 



P. 213 William 8 Curtiss 
He m. Sarah 



1 

2 
3 
4 
5 
6 
7 



Huntington 



1774 
1776 



Elizabeth Ann 7 
William 7 
Eli 7 

Esther 7 
Lucius 7 

Hepsa 7 (Hepsibah) 
Lovie or Laura 7 
8 Phebe 7 
All born in Huntington and no further record of any of them at this writing. 



C.G. P. 76 Stiles 6 Curtiss (Elnathan, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Huntington, Conn. 

Feb. 3, 1761. m. 1st June 1781 Clara Adams, dau. of Elijah and Hannah Adams. She b. N. 

Guilford, Conn. 1762. dTBuntington May 4, 1796. Stiles m. 2nd Betsey Hitchcock of New Mil- 
ford, Conn. She b. there Nov. 24, 1774, d. Huntington Apr. 29, 1816. The Conn. "Mirror" has a 
curious record stating that Stiles Curtiss of Bridgewater (a few miles from New Milford) m. 
Dec. 29, 1817 Alathea Lewis. What became of her is not known, but the Rev. War record of 
Josiah Burritt proves that this Stiles Curtiss m. Nov. 8, 1819 Mabel, born Baldwin, Widow of 



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Josiah Burritt; whom she m. Aug. 2, 1784, son of Elijah and Lucy (Chamberlain) Burritt. Mabel 
Baldwin was b. Feb. 3, 1768 in New York State. Josiah Burritt d. Mar. 6, 1813, b. Nov. 7 1761 
She had nine children by Josiah. Children by 1st w. were: 

1 Hannah 7 b. Sept. 18, 1782, no record. 

2 Sus an 7 b. Jan. 3, 1786 d. 1874 m. Joseph Wakeley 

3 Joseph 7 b. 1788 

4 Lephy 7 in C.G. Zipporah 7 in "Descendants of Lewis Hart and Ann Elliot" b. July 
14, 1789. m. Isaac Allis. She d. Apr. 1, 1827 at Huntington. 

5 Betsey 7 b. 1794. m. Garry Wooster 

Children by 2nd wife: 

6 Aaron 7 b. July 26, 1798 

7 Sally Minerva 7 b. Jan. 11, 1800 d. May 4, 1871 m. Albert 
Hotchkiss, son of Eliphas and Nancy (Folsom) Hotchkiss. He d. Nov. 29, 1864. Both buried 
Ansonia, Conn. They had: 

(1) Lockwood Hotchkiss 

(2) Sarah Hotchkiss 

(3) Sidney Hotchkiss 

(4) John Hotchkiss 

(5) Harriet Hotchkiss 

(6) Emory Hotchkiss 

8 Morgan 7 b. Jan. 11, 1802 

9 Polly A. 7 b. Dec. 7, 1803 d. 1838 m. JohnE. Brush. 

Four children. He b. Smithtown, Long Island and d. Derby, Conn. Sept. 26, 1876. One of the four 
children was Samuel Hitchcock Brush b. Derby, Conn. Aug. 10, 1834. m. there Nov. 4, 1857 
Elizabeth Ann 9 Curtiss (Cornelius Agur, Agur, Agur, Joseph, Joseph, Joseph, John, Widow 
Elizabeth) 

10 Stiles 7 b. Sept. 3, 1806 d. 1816 

C.G. P. 41 Elle 6 Curtiss b. Mar. 12, 1763 (Elnathan, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth). No record 
of his marriage. He died 1845, Inventory taken Apr. 21, 1845. 

C.G. P. 41 John 6 Curtiss b. Apr. 14, 1748 (James, Joseph, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth). He re- 
moved to Canada. An old Family record says that he never married. He was the first child of 
Keziah Crofut 2nd w. of James 5 Curtiss. 

Not in C.G. James 6 Curtiss b. Jan. 1, 1756 (James, Joseph, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth). This 

James 6 Curtiss removed to Herrick, Susquehanna Co., Pa. and d. there about 1836. Land records 
give his wife as Thankful. Whether she was his first wife is not known, but the bible of his son 
James 7 Jr., says he, James, Jr., was born in Conn. May 20, 1790. The name of the widow of 
James 6 Sr., was Margaret. She probably had no children by James 6 Curtiss. A direct descendant, 
Mrs. George W. Bayless, says that the only child of Thankful was Clement 7 Curtiss b. Aug. 29, 
1818. From this it would appear that James 7 Jr., Enoch 7 and Sarah 7 and Eunice 7 or Esther 7 were 
all children of a first wife whose name is unknown. Little is known of Eunice 7 or Esther 7 except 
that she m. Coleman of Uniondale, Pa. and had Charles, Elijah and Philander, all Coleman. 

Sarah 7 was b. Aug. 18, 1791. Everyone should read the "Blackleach Burritt Jr. Book" by Alice 
Burritt, M.D. of Washington, D.C. (Gibson Bros. Press, 1911) on the shelves of most large li- 
braries. Here is the story of the migration from Conn, to Susquehanna Co. Pa. on ox- sleds in 
1810 of three children of this Sarah's 7 Aunt Sarah 6 Curtiss, sister of James 6 . She m. John 5 Hubbell 
(John, Richard, John, Richard 1 Hubbell). Their dau. Sarah 6 Hubbell b. 1779 m. Nov. 1, 1802 
Blackleach Burritt, Jr. Their dau. Ruth 6 Hubbell b. 1784 m. Hezekiah Buckingham and their son 
Abijah 6 Hubbell m. Sarah 7 , dau. of James 6 Curtiss. Her husband Abijah 6 Hubbell d. May 27, 1816 
and Sarah 7 m. 2nd as his 2nd w. Arba Rounds b. Nov. 3, 1783, son of Levi and Lydia (Hines) 
Rounds. He had m. 1st Martha Fuller. Sally 7 d. Nov. 27, 1847 and he m. 3rd Mrs. Sarah Arnold 
who d. Aug. 1862. Arba Rounds d. Sept. 29, 1867. Sarah 7 had by Abijah Hubbell: 

(1) Isaac Hubbell 

(2) Sarah Hubbell b. Oct. 26, 1812, d. Nov. 8, 1898 Kickapoo, Wis. m. July 
25, 1835 Francis Burdette Clark, son of Phineas and Sally (Majory) Clark 
and brother of Florinda Clark who m. James 7 Curtiss, brother of Sarah 7 . 

(3) Maria Hubbell who m. Sherwood. 

By Arba Rounds, Sarah 7 had: 

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(4) Lydia Rounds who m. Lucius 8 Curtiss, son of Enoch 7 who was Sarah 's 
brother. 

(5) Mary Rounds who m. Fitz-Henry Stanton. 

(6) Martha Rounds b. Aug. 13, 1833 who m. A. Wilmot Carr. 

(7) Eliza Rounds who m. Mortimer Williams. 

(8) Israel Rounds 

(9) Zenas Rounds 
(10) Hubbell Rounds 

The Tingley Genealogy gives the last three to Martha Fuller, 1st w. of Arba but data from H.H. 
Rounds of Uniondale, Pa. in 1940 gives them to Sarah. 

A deed (Book DB 17 P. 272) dated Oct. 19, 1836 after the death of James 6 Curtiss from his 
widow Margaret to Arba Rounds says: "It being one-third part of a parcel of land formerly owned 
by James Curtiss, now deceased, and willed to the party of the first part, then his lawful wife." 
Land transactions often do not indicate all heirs and this division into three parts of this land may 
be a case in point as James 6 is known to have had a dau. who m. a Coleman, this Sally w. of Arba 
Rounds and the three sons Enoch 7 b. 1786, James 7 b. 1790 and Clement 7 b. 1818 who will be con- 
sidered later. 

Not in C.G. Robert 6 Curtiss b. Mar. 18, 1760 (James, Joseph, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) m. 1st 
Mar. 23, 1786 Jerusha Wright, dau. of Medad and Ruth (Tooker) Wright, m. 2nd July 2, 1838 
Clara Davis, spinster who d. Oct. 12, 1872 ae. 82 at Easton, Conn. He d. Apr. 3, 1854 at Monroe, 
Conn. 

1 Agur 7 b. Mar. 12, 1787 

2 Nancy 7 b. Sept. 11, 1788, no record. 

3 Charity 7 b. Nov. 16, 1790, no record. 

4 Johnson 7 b. Nov. 22, 1792 

5 Joseph 7 (?) b. Jan. 19, 1795 

6 Medad 7 b. Oct. 16, 1796 

7 William 7 b. Mar. 7, 1798 

8 Grandison 7 b. Aug. 25, 1802 

9 Charles 7 b. Feb. 5, 1806 
All seven sons will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. Elijah 6 Curtiss (brother of Robert 6 Curtiss) b. Dec. 31, 1761 m. at Huntington Sept. 14, 

1790 Content Wheeler, dau. of David and Betty Wheeler of Stratford. They removed to Galway, 
Saratoga Co., N.Y. He and his wife are buried in the S. Galway or Ashley Cemetery. His stone 
reads Elijah Curtiss d. Mar. 23, 1842 ae. 83-2-23. Content d. Mar. 9, 1821 ae. 52. His will 
dated June 18, 1832 proved Aug. 1, 1842 gives children as: 

1 John J. 7 of Coldwater, Mich. 

2 Elijah Wheeler 7 of Galway, N.Y. 

3 Sarah 7 w. of Robert English. 

4 Polly 7 w. of Ezra Gilbert. 

Both daughters residing in Newborough, Leeds Co., Ontario Canada, and Elijah's will speaks 
of a grandson Curtiss Griggs, residence unknown. 
Family record adds several middle names: 

John Judson 7 Curtiss b. 1791 
Sarah Johanna 
Polly Sobrina 

Elijah Wheeler 7 Curtiss b. Feb. 11, 1804 

Content, wife of Elijah died with her daughter Anna Keziah, Mar. 9, 1821. 
Both buried in same grave. Elijah never married again. His two sons will be 
considered later. 

Not in C.G. Eli 6 Curtiss b. Jan. 1, 1766 (James, Joseph, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) m. Nov. 19, 

1791 Polly Mills of Huntington. Eli d. Feb. 10, 1827 and Polly d. after he did, also in 1827. Will 
of Eli dated Dec. 18, 1826 proved Nov. 15, 1827 gives widow Polly, son Levi, grandson Samuel 
Curtiss Williams, son of deceased dau. Polly Williams. 

1 Levi 7 Curtiss b. 1796 

2 Polly B. 7 b. 1802 d. Dec. 4, 1826 m. Nov. 26, 1822 

Smith Williams and had: 

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(1) Priscilla Williams probably d. y. 

(2) Samuel Curtiss Williams 
Levi 7 will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. Enoch 6 Curtiss b. Sept. 3, 1771 (James, Joseph, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth). He d. 
unmarried in Monroe. 

C.G. P. 77 Nehemiah 6 Curtiss b. 1740 (Joseph, Joseph, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) m. 1st 

Apr. 4, 1763 Phebe Welles b. 1744 d. July 24, 1776, dau. of Joseph and Martha (Curtiss) 

Welles. (Martha, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) Nehemiah 6 m. 2nd Nov. 26, 1778 
Sarah dau. of William and Sarah (DeForesO Lewis and widow of Josiah Booth. She d. Feb. 2, 1812 
ae. 79. Children: 



By 1st wife; 



By 2nd wife: 



1 Abigail 7 b. Feb. 11, 1767 m. Dec. 13, 1794 Thomas Burritt 
b. Jan. 1758, son of Ephraim Burritt II. 

2 Judson 7 b. Aug. 18, 1768 

3 Martha 7 b. Nov. 12, 1770, no record. 

A Martha Curtiss of Stratford m. Oct. 26, 1793 Lewis Sherman b. Aug. 21, 
1773, son of James and Elizabeth (Stratton) Sherman. 

4 Gideon 7 b. Dec. 3, 1773 d. y. 

5 Nehemiah 7 b. June 13, 1775 



6 Enoch 7 b. Nov. 2, 1779 d. unmarried 1813 

7 Freeman 7 b. Dec. 6, 1782 

8 Sarah 7 b. July 2, 1784 m. Ezekiel 7 Curtiss (Agur, Joseph, 
Joseph, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) 

9 Phebe 7 b. Mar. 26, 1787 d. Nov. 1827 unmarried 

10 Lucy 7 bp. Dec. 12, 1792 d. Apr. 5, 1874, m. Jan. 12, 1817 

Thaddeus Peck as his 2nd w., son of Josiah and Helen (Birdseye) Peck. 
Judson 7 , Nehemiah 7 and Freeman 7 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 77 Phineas 6 Curtiss b. May 1742 (Joseph, Joseph, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) m. 

Feb. 23, 1784 Huldah, dau. of Samuel and Bethia Judson and widow of Josiah Gilbert. Children: 

1 Hepsibah 7 (Hepsy) b. Feb. 6, 1785 m. Barteau of Long Island 

2 Martha 7 b. Jan. 7, 1787 d. Oct. 28, 1859 ae. 73 m. Nov. 
20, 1808 as his 2nd w. David Trubee b. Nov. 9, 1788 d. Mar. 2, 1866, son of 
Ansel and Isabel (Beers) Trubee. His 1st wife was Charlotte Parrot whom he 
m. 1806 and she d. 1807 ae. 21. 

3 Elizabeth (Betsey) b. Dec. 25, 1788 d. Sept. 17, 1879 m. Oct. 22, 1809 
Samuel Comfort Trubee bp. 1787, d. Sept. 18, 1871, son of Ansel and Isabel 
(Beers) Trubee. 

4 Andrew 7 b. Living 1800 and mentioned in will of Joseph 5 
Curtiss. No further record. 

5 Huldah 7 b. 1794, d. Feb. 5, 1858 ae. 64. m. 

Jesse Turney b. 1791, d. 1823, son of Aaron and Sarah (Staples) Turney 

C.G. states she m. Aaron Turney but Fairfield V.R. give Jesse Turney. 

C.G. P. 78 Joseph 6 Curtiss b. Aug. 1745 (Joseph, Joseph, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) m. Nov 

13, 1769 Mary Thompson b. Aug. 6, 1751, dau. of John and Mehitable (Welles) Thompson. C.G. 
says she was dau. of John and Ruth Thompson, however, they were her grandparents, Ruth being 
dau. of Benjamin 3 Curtiss (John, Widow, Elizabeth). The death record of Joseph 6 and wife Mary 
is lacking. Children: 



1 


John 7 


b. Nov. 10, 1769 


2 


Abel 7 


b. July 20, 1771 


3 


Joseph 7 


b. June 16, 1773 


4 


Mary 7 


b. Mar. 29, 1775 



m. Isaac Coe b. Nov. 27, 1772 
d. June 24, 1841, son of James and Huldah (Wilcoxen) Coe. They removed to 
Madison, N.Y. in 1806 and are buried in East Madison Cemetery. She d. Nov. 
27, 1858. In 1880 five daughters were living. Names not given. 
William Thompson 7 b. Apr. 9, 1777 

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6 Zachariah 7 b. Feb. 8, 1779, no record. 

7 Eli 7 b. Dec. 9, 1781 

8 Alice 7 b. Feb. 15, 1784 m. Curtiss Beers, son of Matthew 
and Sarah (Curtiss) Beers (Sarah, Andrew, Henry, Ephraim, Joseph, John, 
Widow Elizabeth). 

9 Sarah 7 b. June 20, 1787 d. Sept. 1787 

10 Victory 7 b. Jan. 4, 1789 

1 1 Nancy 7 b. July 1791 m. Apr. 12, 1812 at Morrisville, 

N.Y., Isaac Lewis. She d. Nov. 13, 1817 at Morrisville, N.Y. and he m. 2nd 
Lydia Gates. Children: (l) Lucetta Lewis, (2) Thompson Curtiss Lewis. 

John 7 , Abel 7 , Joseph 7 , Wm. Thompson 7 , Eli 7 , and Victory 7 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 78 Silas 6 Curtiss b. May 1750 (Joseph, Joseph, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) m. Oct. 

1770 Mary Peck b. 1755, d. Apr. 11, 1805 ae. 50, dau. of Nathan and Tabitha Peck. 

He d. Aug. 5, 1822. They had: 

1 Nathan 7 b. Oct. 7, 1771 

2 Silas 7 b. July 7, 1773 

3 Ann 7 b. June 15, 1776 m. Francis Percival 

4 Thaddeus 7 b. June 5, 1779, no record. Not in Silas's will of 1821. 

5 Josiah 7 (Jonah in B.I.) b. Nov. 5, 1784. No record, but living in 1821. 

A Josiah Curtiss, widower, d. Stratford, Conn. July 8, 1857 ae. 75 (in his 74th 
yr.) b. 1783. A shoemaker. On Mar. 19, 1841 Josiah Curtiss of Stratford 
sold land to his son Hiram. 

6 Theodosia 7 b. Jan. 21, 1786, d. before 1821 m. 

Broadwell. They had: 

(1) Silas Broadwell 

(2) Sidney Broadwell 

(3) Caroline Broadwell 

7 Birdseye 7 b. Nov. 12, 1789 

8 Joel 7 b. Dec. 1791 

Nathan 7 , Silas 7 , Birdseye 7 and Joel 7 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 78 Agur 8 Curtiss b. Apr. 1757 (Joseph, Joseph, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) m. June 

18, 1780 Mercy Blakeman b. June 1760, d. Dec. 17, 1850, dau. of Zachariah Blakeman. He 



d. Nov. 10, 1838. Rev. Sol. They had: 

1 Ezekiel 7 b.c. 1780 

2 James 7 b. d. unmarried 1824 



3 Agur 7 b. 1785 

4 Dolly 7 b. _ _ 1787 d. Feb. 18, 1876 ae. 88-7-0. 

m. Ephraim Welles Beach. He b. Trumbull, Apr. 15, 1787. d. Sept. 

23, 1874, son of Ephraim n and Mary (Edwards) Beach. 

5 Ellen (Helen) b. m. Thaddeus Baldwin of Milford, 

Conn. 

Ezekiel 7 , and Agur 7 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 79 Everett 8 Curtiss b. Nov. 6, 1762 (Robert, Joseph, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) m. Lucy 
Patterson b. 1769, d. Oct. 11, 1826 ae. 57, dau. of Samuel and Esther Patterson of Weston, Conn. 
He d. 1826. They had: 

1 Everett 7 b. d. before 1823, no record, but 

father's will of 1823 states he had sons. 

2 John 7 b. 1803 

3 Rodney 7 b. 1810 

4 Abigail 7 b. d. unmarried 

5 Helen 7 b. Aug. 2, 1794 d. Jan. 1, 1861 m. Mar. 4, 1813 
Samuel Peet b. Sept. 12, 1786, d. Aug. 25, 1852. They had a daughter Emaline 
Peet who m. Dibble. 

6 Clarissa 7 b. 1796 d. Nov. 23, 1849 ae. 53. m. Dec. 1, 

1821 Benjamin Plumb b. Mar. 1793, d. Oct. 18, 1876 ae. 83, son of 

Justus and Huldah (Barlow) Plumb. They had: 

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(1) Augustus Plumb of Stratford 

(2) Edwin Plumb of New Haven 
7 Sarah J. 7 b. m. Benjamin and had dau. 

(1) Clara Benjamin who m. Hinman of Derby, Conn, and a son 

(2) William Benjamin of Derby, Conn. 
John 7 and Rodney 7 will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. Judson 8 Curtiss b. Apr. 7, 1747 (Judson, Nathan, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) m. 1st 
at Trumbull, Conn. Feb. 20, 1772 Sarah b. Dec. 12, 1744, dau. of Justus and Hannah (Jennings) 
Hinman. He m. 2nd Oct. 27, 1793 Sarah Lewis b. Mar. 28, 1750, d. May 14, 1823 ae. 73. He 
d. Apr. 22, 1826. All children by 1st wife: 

1 Abijah 7 b. June 27, 1773 

2 Eunice Hannah 7 b. Jan. 23, 1775 d. June 13, 1866. m. Dec. 3, 1795 
Samuel Frederick Shelton b. Aug. 21, 1775, d. June 11, 1852, son of Daniel 
and Mehitable (Shelton) Shelton. 

3 Judson 7 b. Jan. 30, 1777 d. Sept. 28, 1778 

4 Abigail 7 b. Jan. 11, 1779 m. Daniel Nichols 

5 Sarah 7 b. Oct. 27, 1780 m. Minor 

6 Judson 7 b. Sept. 1, 1782 
Abijah 7 and Judson 7 will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. Eleazer 6 Curtiss b.c. 1774 (Abel, Nathan, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) m.c. 1800 
Phebe Anna Booth, dau. of Nathan Booth, she b. Oct. 31, 1776. They removed c. 1829 to 
Florence now in Erie Co., Ohio. Their son Lucius M. Curtiss came to Ohio in 1822. Eleazer 8 
d. in Clarksfield, Huron Co., Ohio to which place his son Lucius M. 7 removed in 1829. 
Eleazer 8 d. Feb. 12, 1837 and his wife Phebe Anna d. Clarksville, Jan. 27, 1837. Children: 



(1 Lucius M. 7 


b. 


1801 


(2 William 7 


b. 


1801 


3 Henry L. 7 


b. 




4 Birdseye 7 


b. 




5 John Wesley 7 


b. 


1821 


6 Laura Ann 7 


b. 




1830 Ezra Stone 






7 Julia 7 


b. 




8 Mary 7 


b. 





m. at Salisbury, Conn. July 21, 

m. Marcellus Booth, 

Res. Birmingham, Ohio 
m. Tilly Poyer, a Frenchman. 
Their only child to mature was: 
(1) John Poyer who m. Lodema Mason 
Lucius M. 7 , William 7 , Henry L. 7 , Birdseye 7 and John 7 will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. Nathan 8 Curtiss b. __^_ 1780 (Abel, Nathan, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) m. 1st 

1800 Clarissa (Clarry) Booth, dau. of Samuel and Sarah (Shelton) Booth. She b. Sept. 18, 

1774, d. Jan. 21, 1812 ae. 37. Town Hill Cemetery, Salisbury, Conn. He m. 2nd c. 1813 Esther 

Ann who d. May 22, 1841, ae. 62. He d. Sept. 1, 1838 ae. 58 at Westmoreland, Oneida Co., 

N.Y. Children: 
By 1st wife: 

1 Charles Judson 7 b. 1801 d.y. 

2 Caroline Cornelia 7 b. Apr. 11, 1803 d. Dec. 5, 1885 m. Dec. 2, 1821 
Walter Luther Cone, b. Oneida Co., N.Y. Jan. 22, 1798, d. Dec. 20, 1880, son 
of Walter R. and Dorothy (Palmer) Cone. They resided at Williamson, Wayne 
Co., N.Y. Children: 



(1) Chas. C. Cone b. Sept. 13, 1824 


d. 


Nov. 


5, 1825 


(2) Cordelia Cone b. Aug. 1826 


d. 


Aug. 


13, 1885 


(3) Palmer M. Cone b. Aug. 20, 1829 


d. 


Jan. 


29, 1898 


(4) Walter Luther Cone b. Apr. 13, 1832 








(5) Orlando H. Cone b. July 5, 1834 








(6) Harriet A. Cone b. July 17, 1836 


d. 


Apr. 


4, 1911 


(7) Chryscilda Cone b. Apr. 8, 1839 


d. 


Apr. 


24, 1841 


3 Samuel Shelton 7 b. May 6, 1807 








4 Harmon Judson 7 b. Apr. 20, 1809 









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5 Charles Lewis 7 b. May 24, 1811 
Children by 2nd wife: 

6 Clarissa 7 b.c. 1813 m. Feb. 13, 1834 Orlando P. Knapp 

of Green Bay, Wis. 

7 Mary Ann 7 b.c. 1816 d. unmarried Aug. 15, 1839 ae. 24 

Samuel Shelton 7 , Harmon Judson 7 , and Charles Lewis 7 will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. Charles Cotesworth 6 Curtiss b. June 25, 1783 (Abel, Nathan, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) 
m. at Plymouth, Pa. Aug. 13, 1816 Olive Ransom. She b. Plymouth, Pa. Apr. 12, 1796, d. Aug. 20, 
1874 in Wysox Township, Carroll Co. 111., dau. of Col. George Palmer Ransom and his 2nd w. 
Elizabeth Lamoreaux. He d. at his home in Jackson township, formerly a part of Plymouth, Lu- 
zerne Co., Pa. Feb. 18, 1861. He was a teacher all his life. He is buried in The old Gallup Cem- 
etery in Kingston, Pa. but the stones have been removed and the cemetery converted into a public 
school playground. Children: 

1 Male b. May 11, 1817 d. in infancy 

2 Charles Ransom 7 b. Plymouth,Pa. Apr. 21, 1819 

3 Elizabeth 7 b. Dec. 21, 1825 d. Jan. 15, 1827 

4 Male b. May 7, 1827 d. in infancy 

5 Jane S. 7 b. Feb. 16, 1829 d. at Wysox township, Carroll Co., 
HI. Oct. 24, 1866. m. at Jackson, Luzerne Co., Pa. Jan. 2, 1848 John A. Miller. 
He b. Otsego Co., N.Y. May 17, 1821, d. at Stanwood, Iowa about 1863. They 
had: 

(1) William Henry Miller b. Sept. 25, 1848 

(2) Albertine Miller b. Jan. 2, 1850 

(3) Lydia Miller b. Oct. 7, 1853 

(4) Olive Curtiss Miller b. Sept. 1855 

(5) Cordelia Peters Miller b. June 28, 1857 

(6) Mabel Estella MiUer b. Sept. 23, 1860 

(7) Burton Miller b. May 20, 1861 

(8) Clara Miller b. Jan. 19, 1863 

(9) Wellington Miller b. Aug. 1866 d.y. 

6 William Delazen 7 b. Mar. 30, 1831 

7 Female b. Dec. 12, 1833 d.y. 

8 Lydia Kridler b. Feb. 23, 1835 d. at Pittston, Pa. Aug. 1, 1853. 
m. May 27, 1852 William Lamoreaux. No children. 

9 Mabel Ransom 7 b. Apr. 15, 1839 d. at Forty Fort, Pa. m. at Lehman, 
Pa. Apr. 14, 1864 Crandall Major, b. at Lehman, Pa. June 13, 1837. Children: 

(1) Fred Major b. Lehman, Pa. Aug. 19, 1865 

(2) Olive Ann Major b. Mar. 17, 1867 

(3) Charles Curtiss Major b. Jan. 4, 1869 

(4) William Curtiss Major b. Feb. 15, 1878 d.y. 

(5) Ray Major b. Mar. 5, 1881 
Charles Ransom 7 and William Delazen 7 will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. Lewis 8 Curtiss b. (Abel, Nathan, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth). He d. 

1815 unmarried. Sharon Probate Record (12-390) Court held at Salisbury Feb. 20, 1815 ad- 






ministration of Estate of Lewis Curtiss distribution Mar. 23, 1816 to Eleazer, to Charles, to 
Nathan, his brothers, to heirs of Mary Booth, his sister, deceased, to Hannah Thomas, his sister, 
to Sarah Case, his sister. 

C.G. P. 43 Solomon 6 Curtiss b. May 6, 1748 (Benjamin, David, Benjamin, John, Widow Elizabeth). At 
this time the only record of Solomon 6 is a single record in St. Paul's Episcopal Church at Hun- 
tington which reads "Baptized Oct. 21, 1770 Eunice dau. of Solomon and Mary Curtiss." 

C.G. P. 43 Abel 6 Curtiss b. Feb. 23, 1752 (Benjamin, David, Benjamin, John, Widow Elizabeth) d. 1813 
ae. 62. m. Mar. 9, 1774 Elizabeth Beardsley who d. 1822. Resided in Woodbury. 

1 Phebe 7 b. Woodbury Dec. 21, 1774 m. Nov. 7, 1792 
Thomas Hulburt, b. June 3, 1764, son of Gideon and Olive (Squire) Hulburt. 
Rev. Sol. He d. Roxbury, Conn. Mar. 8, 1811. 

2 Hannah 7 b. Apr. 27, 1776 m. Castle after 1810 and 

before 1822. 

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3 Abel? b. Apr. 12, 1792 m. Oct. 9, 1821 at Roxbury. Conn. 

Lucy Irwin. No record of children. 

P. 43 David 6 b. Aug. 21, 1748 (Samuel, David, Benjamin, John, Widow Elizabeth). At this time the 
only source of this David 6 is from St. Paul's Episcopal Church at Huntington where is found the 
baptisms of three children: 

1 Elijah 7 bp. Nov. 15, 1778, son of David 

2 Anna7 bp. Nov. 20, 1780, dau. of David and Lucy 

3 Ruth? bp. June 7, 1785, dau. of David and Lucy 

4 David 7 b. Nov. 26, 1789 at Trumbull, Conn. Bible record. 
A Ruth Curtiss of Trumbull, m. Feb. 14, 1811 David Hawley, son of Capt. Thomas Hawley of 
Huntington. Possibly the Ruth above. 

There is a full record of Elijah 7 and David 7 to be given later. 
The mother Lucy d. Apr. 18, 1822 ae. 67 at Trumbull. 
There is no death record of David 6 

P. 43 Isaac 6 Curtiss b. Aug. 20, 1750 (Samuel, David, Benjamin, John, Widow Elizabeth). The 
children and grandchildren of David" of this branch constitute the darkest spot in the record. There 
are no marriage records in Huntington before 1787. Births and baptisms were recorded in Ripton 
as far back as 1759. The first minister of the Ripton Church made records of baptisms but none 
of marriages. He died in 1787 and the next minister began making marriage records. He resigned 
in 1792 and the Rev. Ambrose Todd became the next minister of the Ripton Church. Mr. Todd's 
son made a written statement saying that the marriage records had been torn out of his father's 
book "by what sacrilegious hand unknown." Of this Isaac 6 only two records are known at this 
writing. A Unity Church records reads "Isaac Curtiss m. Hannah Sears Nov. 1778." Perhaps she 
was his second wife as St. Paul's Episcopal Church at Huntington has a baptism of Hannah and 
Sarah children of Isaac on Feb. 4, 1776. At this writing here the record of Isaac 6 ends, unless the 
record at Bridgeport "Isaac Curtiss m. Eloisa Clemmons Nov. 30, 1811" is this Isaac. 

P. 43 Samuel 6 Curtiss b. Sept. 17, 1754 (Samuel, David, Benjamin, John, Widow Elizabeth). Here 
again the St. Paul's Episcopal Church at Huntington has the only record. "Lewis 7 Curtiss, son of 
Samuel b. Oct. 12, 1784". There is a record of this Lewis 7 Curtiss which will be considered later. 

P. 20 Esther 5 Curtiss b. Mar. 30, 1725 (David, Benjamin, John, Widow Elizabeth) Bridgeport Pro- 
bate record Vol. 5 P 25-26. Her will dated Nov. 17, 1791 proved Jan. 6, 1806 sheds the only ray 
of light on this dark spot in the record and proves that David 5 , son of David 4 probably died in in- 
fancy as her will covers all of David 4 Curtiss's family. This will proves her brother Benjamin 5 
still alive in 1791 forty years after the birth of Abel 6 in 1752 his last child of record. The will 
mentions Hannah Judson only child of Hannah Fairchild first wife of her brother Samuel 5 Curtiss 
deceased. The will also mentions the children of Tabitha his 2nd wife indicating that they were 
all alive in 1791. The will also mentions her sister Abigail, wife of William Wainwright and the 
children of her deceased sister, Dinah Fairchild, and her sister Anna, wife of Edmund Curtiss, all 
three her half-sisters, and the will omits her youngest half-sister Ruth indicating that C.G. is 
right on P 20 that this Ruth died young. This will also indicates that either Benjamin 5 or Samuel 5 
had more children than the record gives as Esther says in her will "To nephew Ephraim Curtiss 
debt due to him as long as I live a single life." In 1791 'nephew' meant what it does today, son of 
a brother or sister. Her will also speaks of a niece Ruth, wife of Lemuel Haines and Sarah, wife 
of Nathaniel Hawley. That the niece Ruth was dau. of Esther's sister Anna who m. Edmund Cur- 
tiss (Jonas, Jonathan, Jonathan, Wm., Widow Elizabeth) is uncertain. This Ruth was first child 
and born in 1750 but in 1792 her aunt Sarah, sister of Edmund gives up her rights to her father , 
Jonas 's estate to three of Edmund's children and this Ruth is not mentioned. Sarah, wife of M 

Nathan Hawley, is not of record at this writing, and both women may be children of Benjamin 5 and 
wife Phebe. It is this Benjamin 5 b. Dec. 10, 1720 whose marriage record is lacking, who may 
have been father of Ephraim b. 1742 and the above Ruth and Sarah, and possibly a James b. 1762. 
The record of Ephraim and James will be given here with the understanding that the link that 
binds them to Benjamin 5 is not established. 

A* grandson of Ephraim writes in 1904 that Ephraim came from Newtown and settled in Brook- 
field and removed to Panton, Vt. about 1790. The Rev. War record of James states that he was 
born in Woodbury (note that Abel b. 1752 last recorded child of Benjamin lived in Woodbury) and 
removed to Galway, Saratoga Co., N.Y., about 1792 and then to Sherburne, Chenango Co., N.Y., 

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about 1797 where he d. 1835. In that year he visited Woodbury with his son-in-law James 
Aldrich, husband of his dau. Sybil. His only other child, David, died in 1832 in Columbus, Warren 
Co., Pa. 

Not in C.G. Ephraim 6 Curtiss b. 1742 may have been son of Benjamin 5 and Phebe ( ) Curtiss 

(David, Benjamin, John, Widow Elizabeth) of Huntington, Conn, if he is the nephew of Esther 5 
Curtiss, sister of Benjamin, whose will drawn in 1791 mentions her nephew Ephraim. He d. 
Panton, Vt. May 3, 1809. He m. Rachel Bishop, she b. Oct. 28, 1752, New Haven, Conn. d. Mar. 
6, 1841 Panton, Vt., dau. of John and Rachel (Ruggles) Bishop. They resided in Brookfield, Conn, 
to 1790 and then in Panton, Vt. They had 12 children, ten born in Brookfield, Conn, and last two 
in Panton, Vt. They were: 



1 Frederick 7 

2 John Bishop 7 

3 James Martial 7 

4 Martha 7 

5 Zenas Alanson 7 

6 Joseph Seymour 7 

7 Eliphalet David 7 

8 Timothy Bradford 7 

9 Rachel 7 

10 Chas. Clinton 7 

11 Infant 

12 Martha 7 



b. Nov. 25, 1769, no record 

b. Jan. 19, 1772 

b. Jan. 17, 1774 d. Feb. 10, 1795 

b. Dec. 3, 1775 d. in infancy 

b. Feb. 27, 1777, no record. 

b. Sept. 3, 1779, no record 

b. Aug. 2, 1781 

b. July 23, 1783, no record 

b. Feb. 20, 1786 m. Samuel Cole 

b. Apr. 16, 1788 

b. Apr. 23, 1790 d. same day. 

b. Mar. 23, 1793 m. Melanthon Bishop 



John Bishop 7 , Eliphalet David 7 and Chas. Clinton 7 will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. James 8 Curtiss b. Oct. 1762. Woodbury may have been son of Benjamin 5 and Phebe 

( ) Curtiss (David, Benjamin, John, Widow Elizabeth) of Huntington, Conn. This James 

Curtiss was in the Rev. War. He enlisted July 1781 for three years. He volunteered in July 

1779 on the alarm that the British were about to burn New Haven. He was drafted in the fall of 
1779 under Capt. Griswold, Lt. Gibbs and Ensign Woodruff. In Feb. and Mar. 1780 he went as a 
substitute for Solomon Linley who resided in Litchfield Co. In Aug. 1780 he substituted for Wright 
Woodruff. In July 1781 ordered to White Plains, N.Y. Col. Henry Jackson's Co. with a Mass. Reg- 
iment. They rowed the French across the Hudson. Soon after that he was taken to the hospital 
at Newburgh, N.Y. and was there until Feb. 1782. Discharged Oct. 1783. He was not in any bat- 
tles. He was inscribed on the pension rolls Mar. 4, 1831. He d. July 22, 1835. Buried in East 
Hill Cemetery, Sherburne, Chenango Co., N.Y. beside his wife Amy who d. Nov. 8, 1826 age 64. 
He removed from Woodbury in 1792 to Galway, Saratoga Co., N.Y. and in 1796 to Sherburne, N.Y. 
James Curtiss married Amy Seymour Apr. 17, 1785. Amy Seymour was born June 7, 1761. 
They had only two children: 

1 David 7 b. Aug. 18, 1786 

2 Sibyl 7 b. Mar. 8, 1788 

David 7 will be considered later. Their dau. Sybil 7 m. James Aldrich of Sherburne, N.Y. who 
died Feb. 18, 1858 leaving widow Sybil, son David Aldrich of Brooklyn, N.Y., son Lewis P. Aldrich 
of New York City., dau. Amy A. Brainard of Hamilton, N.Y., dau. Anna A. Tracy of Honesdale, 
Pa., dau. Lucy A. Fitch of Hawley, Pa., dau. Lila A. wife of Jacob B. Tillotson of Sherburne. 
No record of the death of Sybil. 

C.G. P. 43 Nehemiah 8 Curtiss b. Nov. 12, 1765 (Samuel, David, Benjamin, John, Widow Elizabeth) m. 
Mar. 6, 1787 Ann Beardsley of North Stratford. She d. Nov. 16, 1836 ae. 77. He d. May 11, 1816. 
They had: 

1 Lydia 7 b. Trumbull, June 11, 1787 who d. Mar. 20, 1848. 

2 Lyman 7 b. Weston, Conn. Apr. 6, 1795. Will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 79 Nathan 6 Curtiss b. Durham, Conn. June 23, 1735 (James, James, Benjamin, John, Widow 
Elizabeth) m. May 12, 1761 Anna Booth b. Feb. 1737/8, dau. of Zachariah and his 2nd w. Sarah 
(Gilbert) Booth. She d. Feb. 18, 1820 ae. 83 (gravestone). 

The will of Sarah (Gilbert) Booth drawn Apr. 5, 1790 mentions children Hilkiah Booth, Abel 
Booth and Anna Curtiss. 

He died in 1776. His stone reads: "Mr. Nathan Curtiss who died in militia service Sept. 25, 
1776 age near 42 years - an empty tomb - a mournful home? That he died away from his home 

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is attested by a grave in Southington, Qonn. reading "Mr. Nathan Curtiss died In military service 
at Westchester near New York age near 42 on Sept. 21, 1776." Their children were: 

1 James 7 bp. Feb. 14, 1762 d. Mar. 26, 1762 

2 James 7 bp. May 22, 1763 

3 Phebe Ann 7 bp. Sept. 9, 1764 m. Feb. 5, 1786, Bridgeman Guernsey. 

4 Augustus 7 bp. Oct. 12, 1766 d. Jan. 30, 1767 

5 Clarissa 7 bp. May 1768, No record. 

6 Anna 7 bp. May 13, 1770, No record. 

7 Hannah 7 bp. May 1, 1772, No record. 

8 Augustus 7 bp. Oct. 23, 1774. Died unmarried Aug. 18, 1811. 
James 7 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 79 Aaron 8 Curtiss b. Sept. 9, 1737 Durham, Conn. (James, James, Benjamin, John, Widow 

Elizabeth) m. May 11, 1763 Hannah Griswold of Granville, Mass. She b. May 23, 1742. She d. at 
Granville Feb. 21, 1814 ae. 72 says the Mar. 1, 1814 issue of Conn. "Courant." She was dau. of 
Samuel Griswold and his w. Hannah. She had a brother Luther. Aaron 6 d. May 30, 1801. Chil- 
dren: 

1 Thaddeus 7 b. Granville, Mass. Apr. 24, 1764. No record, unless he Is 
that Thaddeus in 1790 census Saratoga Co., N.Y. 1-0-3. The 1800 and 1810 cen- 
sus shows him in Greenfield township and born before 1765. His wife b. after 
1765 with one female b. 1784-94 and one female b. 1790. One male b. after 
1794 and one male b. after 1800 and one female b. after 1794. His wife was 
Hannah and after 1813 he sold to Abner Medbury half the land he and Abner 
Medbury bought in 1813 of David Schuyler. Another land record reads Oct. 13, 
1794 Thaddeus Curtiss of Greenfield buys land there of Wm. Baker. It is to be 
noted that Olive 7 Curtiss of Granville, Mass. (David, David, James, Benjamin, 
John, Widow Elizabeth) m. Oct. 30, 1797 Rev. Joel Baker of Conway, Mass. 

2 Levi 7 b. Granville, Mass. Nov. 13, 1767 

3 Nathan 7 b. Aug. 22, 1776 

4 Luther 7 b. Dec. 30, 1778 gravestone but census records say 
b. 1774/5. 

5 Statira 7 • b. June 6, 1781. m. 1st Aug. 25, 1809 David Bishop 7 
Curtiss b. Durham, Conn. 1775 (David, David, James, Benjamin, John, Widow 
Elizabeth). He was Class of 1801 at Williams College and admitted to practice 
law in 1806. He died in 1812 War at Black Rock near Buffalo. Letters of ad- 
ministration were granted to Phineas Bates, husband of his aunt Esther Curtiss. 
(Book 6 P 45 at Canandaigua, N.Y.) She m. 2nd Nov. 10, 1821 Bevil Seymour of 
Otis, Mass. It is said she had a dau. by her first husband, but the record is 
lost. 

6 Samuel 7 b. July 20, 1783 
Levi 7 , Luther 7 , Nathan 7 and Samuel 7 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 80 Abijah 8 Curtiss b. Durham, Conn. Mar. 2, 1750 (John, James, Benjamin John Widow 

Elizabeth) m. Aug. 13, 1777 Ann Bishop, who d. Apr. 3, 1813 ae. 63. He d. Durham Sept. 8, 1825. 

Children: ^ ^^ b. Apr. 24, 1778 m. June 19, 1796 Waterous Fairchild 

of Guilford. She d. Nov. 28, 1822. 

2 Anne 7 b. Dec. 6, 1779 m. Oct. 12, 1800 Israel Scranton. 

Shed. Dec. 1810. 

3 Phebe 7 b. Feb. 27, 1783 m. Oct. 10, 1804 Thomas Robinson 

Bray of Guilford, Conn. He b. Oct. 7, 1778. Children: 

(1) Alfred Robinson Bray b. Aug. 27, 1805 

(2) Sarah Curtiss Bray b. July 31, 1808 

(3) Thomas Wells Bray b. May 5, 1811 

(4) Betsey Eliza Bray b. Aug. 21, 1814 

(5) David Curtiss Bray b. July 12, 1817 

(6) John Henry Bray b. Oct. 18, 1828 T11 
Data from Mary Curtiss Bray, dau. of David Curtiss Bray from Mendon, 111. 

in 1897. 

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4 


Dinah 7 


b. July 23, 1785 


No record. 


5 


Samuel 7 


b. July 13, 1787 




6 


Ichabod 7 


b. Apr. 3, 1792 




7 


David 7 


b. Jan. 31, 1795, 


d. Nov. 19, 



Samuel 7 and Ichabod 7 will be considered later. 
C.G. P. 80 John 6 Curtiss b. Durham, Conn. May 5, 1757 (John, James, Benjamin, John, Widow Elizabeth) 
m. 1st Dec. 29, 1794 Lydia Hall who d. July 6, 1799. m. 2nd June 2, 1801 Ruth Parmalee. Her 
death not recorded. He d. 1802. Children: 

1 Lydia 7 bp. Durham, Conn. 1797. She m. Benjamin 

Hutchins Coe. He b. Oct. 1799, son of Elijah and Mary (Hutchins) Coe. 

2 Ann 7 b. m. 1st Mar. 1826 George 

Lucius Baldwin b. Guilford, Conn. Nov. 3, 1801, son of Benjamin and Betsy 
(Chittenden) Baldwin. He d. Rochester, N.Y. May 3, 1826 and Ann 7 m. 2nd Sept. 
12, 1827 Samuel Robinson of Guilford, Conn. He b. Sept. 16, 1795, son of 
Samuel and Content (Robinson) Robinson. He was of Class of 1817 at Yale. 
Became a Judge, and d. Apr. 7, 1866. Ann 7 d. Oct. 9, 1850. 



By 2nd wife: 



3 Ruth 7 b. Oct. 7, 1802 No record. 



C.G. P. 44 Ebenezer 8 Curtiss b. Durham, Conn. Jan. 17, 1749 (David, James, Benjamin, John, Widow 
Elizabeth). He was Rev. soldier. He removed to Granville, Mass., then to West Bloomfield, N.Y. 
He m. Rhoda . He was one of the very first settlers in the Phelps and Gorham 
Purchase area. In early 1791 he and Nathaniel Gorham and w. Rebecca bought land there of Mary 
wife of Oliver Phelps. He d. W. Bloomfield, N.Y. Feb. 24, 1803. His widow Rhoda d. 1828. 

1 Julius 7 bp. Granville, Mass. June 30, 1782. He d. 1812. Letters 
of administration granted to his brother, Ebenezer 7 , Dec. 29, 1812. No record 
of children. 

2 Rosanna 7 bp. with Julius. No record. 

3 Sarah 7 bp. with Julius. No record. 

4 Blake 7 b. June 15, 1788 d. Aug. 5, 1827 at Black Rock near 
Buffalo, N.Y. "Spectator" issue of Aug. 21, 1827. His widow was Mary . 

His administrators Joseph G. Norton and Lester Brace mention no heirs 
but property in Painesville, Ohio, Chardon, Ohio and Montville, Ohio and 
Sherman Dayton was administrator of the Ohio property and he paid the N.Y. 
administrators $177. for this Ohio property. 



5 Ebenezer 7 


b. 


6 Charles B. 7 


b. 


7 Susan 7 


b. 


8 Prudence 7 


b. 


9 Elizabeth 7 


b. 


Eliza 7 


b. 


Kerchant. m. J\ 


ily 15, 



No record. 

m. Dec. 20, 1827 Theodore Noble 
Feb. 13, 1791 No record. 

m. Mar. 23, 1827 Milo Carter 

m. July 15, 1827 Thomas Haller 

July 15, 1830 Thomas Hall b. Aug. 16, 1806, d. Oct. 14, 1869, 
son of General Amos Hall. 7 children. The first record looks like a garbled 
record, perhaps it was "Thomas Hall, a merchant." 
Ebenezer 7 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 81 David 6 Curtiss b. Durham, Conn. May 19, 1750. (David, James, Benjamin, John, Widow 
Elizabeth) m. Dec. 27, 1770 Prudence Bishop. They removed to Granville, Mass. about 1780 
where he d. Nov. 15, 1815. She d. Jan. 8, 1826 ae. 77. He was a Rev. soldier. Children: 

1 Charles 7 b. Durham, Feb. 16, 1772 

2 Lucius 7 in C.G. b. Nov. 21, 1773 but he was baptized as Linus. The Peck 
Genealogy calls him Linius. 

3 David Bishop 7 b.c. 1775 m. Aug. 25, 1809 Statira Curtiss, 
dau. of Aaron 6 Curtiss (James, James, Benjamin, John, Widow Elizabeth) 

^ which see. 

4 Olive 7 b. Durham 1776 /7 m. Oct. 30, 1797 Rev. Joel Baker. 

She d. Nov. 17, 1844 ae. 68. He b. Conway, Mass. 1768, d. 1833. No record of 
children. 

Charles 7 and Linus 7 will be considered later. 

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C.G. P. 44 Daniel 8 Curtiss b. Durham Oct. 7, 1753. (David, James, Benjamin, John, Widow Elizabeth). 
He died at West Bloomfield, N.Y. June 10, 1804. The only record of him to date is the 1800 census 
where he is put down as b. before 1755. His wife b. after 1755. They had 2 males b. 1790-1800 
and 1 female b. 1790-1800. 

C.G. P. 81 Edmund 8 Curtiss b. Stratford Mar. 22, 1729-30. (Jonas, Jonathan, Jonathan, William, 

Widow Elizabeth) m. Aug. 20, 1750 Anna 5 Curtiss, dau. of David 4 Curtiss and his 2nd w. Esther 
Hurd (Benjamin, John, Widow Elizabeth). She was living in 1791 but in 1797 Edmund Curtiss, Jr., 
his brother Eden and Silas Whitney bought land at Rhinebeck, Dutchess Co., N.Y. of Benjamin 
Pelton. Evidently they brought their father with them for at Rhinebeck is his grave which reads 
"Mr. Edmund Curtiss, d. Aug. 8, 1808 in ye 78 year of his age." His wife's death is not of record. 
Children: 

1 Ruth 7 b. Dec. 18, 1750 bp. Mar. 4, 1751. No record. 

2 Jonas 7 b. Mar. 14, 1753 

3 Edmund 7 bp. June 14, 1755 

4 John 7 b. Oct. 14, 1758 

5 Eden 7 bp. Jan. 3, 1762 (Trumbull Congregational Church) 

6 Anna 7 bp. Aug. 26, 1764 No record. 

7 Beula 7 b. July 1767 (Trumbull Congregational Church) 

Record reads "Butler, son of Edmund and Anna." No record. 

8 WiUiam 7 b. Jan. 1770 No record. 

9 Daniel 7 b. Nov. 1772 No record. 

10 Elijah 7 b. Apr. 19, 1775 No record. 

Jonas 7 , Edmund 7 , John 7 , Eden 7 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 81 Timothy 8 Curtiss b. Aug. 17, 1749 Stratford, Conn. (Jonathan, Jonathan, Jonathan, William, 
Widow Elizabeth) m. 1st July 1, 1773 Jerusha Wilcox, dau. of John Wilcoxen. She d. Jan. 21, 

1805 ae. 52. He m. 2nd Hepsibah Hurd, dau. of Nicholas Hurd b. 1754 and widow of 

Northrup. She m. 1st Hosea Burr. She m. 2nd Northrup. She m. 3rd Timothy Curtiss. 

She m. 4th Nathaniel Sherman, Apr. 18, 1831. She d. Mar. 18, 1850 ae. 96. Timothy 8 d. Nov. 27, 
1812, ae 64 at Huntington. Children: 

1 Sarah Ann 7 b. Oct. 12, 1774 m. Dec. 21, 1796 Abijah 7 Curtiss 
b. June 27, 1773, son of Judson 6 and Sarah (Hinman) Curtiss (Judson, Nathan, 
Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth). She d. Apr. 3, 1800 at the birth of her son 
Philo 8 Curtiss. 

2 Philo 7 b. not in his father's will in 1801 which docu- 
ment mentions all the other children and also grandson Philo above. 

3 Lydia 7 b. d. ae. 49 

m. George L. Sherman and had: 

(1) Rebecca Sherman b. 1814 who m. Apr. 8, 1851 Charles William 8 Curtiss 
(Judson, Judson, Judson, Nathan, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth). 

(2) Nancy Sherman b. m. Burr. She lived to 

be over 94 in 1904. 

4 David 7 b. July 16, 1781 

5 Anna 7 b. No record. 

6 Ezra 7 b. d. 1827 Never married. 

7 Josiah 7 b. June 19, 1789 

8 Mary 7 b. 

She may be that Maria Curtiss of Monroe who m. Herman Clarke of Monroe 
July 28, 1825 by Rev. Menzes Raynet, the same pastor who married Josiah 7 . 

9 William 7 b. No record. 

10 Hepsibah 7 b. No record. 

If she was dau. of Hepsibah and b. 1806, her mother would have been age 52 at 
her birth. 
David 7 and Josiah 7 will be considered later. 
C.G. P. 45 Jonathan 8 Curtiss b. Stratford, Conn. 1754 (Jonathan, Jonathan, Jonathan, William, Widow 

Elizabeth) m. 1st 1776 Beulah Sherman who d. June 6, 1798. He m. 2nd 1799 Mrs. 

Eunice Barnum, widow of Eli Barnum of Danbury, Conn, and dau. of John Hinman and his 2nd w. 
Ann Nichols of Trumbull, Conn. She d. Sept. 22, 1819 ae. 66. He d. June 20, 1818 ae. 64. 

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Children: 1 Sherman 7 b. Sept. 21, 1778 

2 Joel 7 b. 1780 d. Oct. 6, 1802 

3 Isaac Henry 7 b. Oct. 29, 1782 

4 Jonathan 7 b. 1785 

5 Peninah 7 b. m. Jan. 15, 1822 Levi Sears of 
Groton, Tompkins Co., N.Y. 

By 2nd wife: 6 Jerusha 7 b. 1790 a d.Feb.3, 1804 ae. 14" G.S. (should be ae.4) 

"dau. of Jonathan and Eunice" G.S. 
7 Hinman 7 b. Sept. 5, 1799 

Sherman 7 , Isaac H. 7 , Jonathan 7 , and Hinman 7 will be considered later. 

Jonathan 6 and his brother Andrew 6 removed in 1795 to Saratoga Co., N.Y. where they both died. 
They resided near Ballston Center. 
C.G. P. 45 Andrew 6 Curtiss b. July 18, 1756 Stratford, Conn. (Jonathan, Jonathan, Jonathan, William, 
Widow Elizabeth) m. June 16, 1779 Patience Nichols b. Jan. 24, 1762, dau. of Nathan and 
Patience (Hubbell) Nichols. She d. May 5, 1844. He d. July 20, 1840. They resided in Ballston, 
Saratoga Co., N.Y. Children: 

1 Betsey 7 b. 1781 m. Silas N. Sherman, son of 

Nathaniel and Jerusha (Thompson) Sherman. He b. 1772 and d. Charlton, 

Saratoga Co., N.Y. Apr. 14, 1849 ae. 77. She d. Feb. 21, 1850. 

Children: (1) Erastus Sherman (5) Sarah Ann Sherman 

(2) Nathan H. Sherman (6) Jane Sherman 

(3) Hiram V. Sherman (7) Louisa Sherman 

(4) James W. Sherman 

2 Eunice 7 b. Dec. 23, 1785 in Danbury, Conn. m. 

Edward Taylor. He b. Feb. 24, 1781, d. Dec. 1866 at Gloversville, N.Y., 

son of John and Chloe (Cox) Taylor. She d. between Jan. 20, 1854 and Mar. 20, 
1855 near Annapolis, Md. They had: 

(1) John Orville Taylor b. May 14, 1807 

(2) Ann Maria Taylor b. June 3, 1809 

(3) Luzerne Curtiss Taylor b. 1810/11. 

(4) Phebe Eliza Taylor b. Sept. 19, 1814 

(5) Elisha Cox Taylor b. Sept. 27, 1817 

(6) William Andrew Taylor b. Mar. 9, 1819 

(7) Jane Caroline Taylor b. May 24, 1821 

(8) Eunice Clara Taylor b. 1825 

(9) Sarah Elizabeth Taylor b. Nov. 30, 1826 
(10) Susan Patience Taylor b. Dec. 28, 1830 

3 Abijah Nichols 7 b. June 27, 1791 

4 Elisha 7 b. July 13, 1793 

5 Luzon 7 b. Sept. 21, 1795 

6 Andrew 7 b. 1798 

7 Sarah 7 b. _ " 1800 m. Tunis Miller who d. 

1863 in Schenectady, N.Y. They had: 






(1) Susan Miller b. 1830 

(2) Albert O. Miller b. 1834 

(3) Alanson Sumner Miller b. 1835 

(4) Mary Frances Miller b. 

(5) Harriet Elizabeth Miller b. 



Abijah Nichols 7 , Elisha 7 , Luzon 7 , and Andrew 7 will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. Isaac 6 Curtiss b. Stratford, Conn., Aug. 10, 1754. (Israel, Jonathan, Jonathan, William, 

Widow Elizabeth). He d. at Wakeman, Ohio Oct. 11, 1843. He was Rev. War pensioner. His first 
affidavit Aug. 23, 1832 states he was b. Aug. 10, 1754, mentions his son-in-law Isaac Hill. He 
m. 1st Mar. 10, 1783 Desire Haw ley. She b. Oct. 5, 1759 dau. of Pierson and Abiah (Nichols) 
Hawley and they had: 

1 Betsey 7 b. Feb. 26, 1785 

2 Oliver 7 b. Oct. 17, 1790 No record. 

The 1790 Census of 1-0-2 agrees with this. The family removed to Southbury in 
1798 where there is no record of his first wife's death, but it was probably this 

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Isaac who m. 2nd there June 16, 1799 Jerusha Clark. Southbury has the record 
of the marriage of his dau. Betsey to Isaac Hill Oct. 25, 1829 and they removed 
in that year to Wakeman, Ohio. Whether this was the Betsey b. 1785, in 1829 
age 44, or whether that Betsey d.y. and he had another Betsey by his 2nd w. is 
v not known. The birth date of Isaac Hill might determine this. 

Not in C.G. James 6 Curtiss b. Aug. 17, 1748 Stratford, Conn. (Stephen, Jonathan, Jonathan, William, 
Widow Elizabeth). Took up land in 1772 granted to his father Stephen in Stratford, N.H. He m. 
1st June 21, 1776 Sarah Barlow, dau. of Joseph Barlow the first settler in Stratford, N.H. who 
also came from Stratford, Conn. Sarah was born Dec. 29, 1758 and d. Feb. 25, 1794. He m. 2nd 
August 30, 1801 Sarah Bradley, widow of the town's first school teacher. She was born Sarah 
Hayes, b. Oct. 28, 1758. Their deaths are not of record. All children by Sarah Barlow. She had 
a brother, Nathan Barlow, who m. June 5, 1783 a Polly or Molly Curtiss who was born in 1762 in 
Stratford, Conn, of unknown parentage. 

1 Abigail 7 b. June 20, 1777 d. Aug. 29, 1779 

2 Stephen 7 b. Mar. 21 , 1779 d. Feb. 16, 1796 

3 Joseph 7 b. Mar. 21, 1781 No record. 

4 Eunice 7 b. Feb. 16, 1783 m. John Chase and they had: 

(1) Louisa Chase 

(2) Amanda Chase 

(3) Frances Chase 

(4) Aaron Chase 

(5) Langdon Chase 
All went West. 

5 Nathan 7 b. Oct. 31, 1785 removed to Georgia. 

6 Hannah 7 b. Nov. 8, 1787 m. Feb. 25, 1810 Henry Prool. 
Removed to Canada. 

7 David 7 b. July 15, 1790 

8 Amos 7 b. July 7, 1793 m. Dec. 14, 1820 Roxana Cutler 
David 7 and Amos 7 will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. William 8 Curtiss b. Stratford, Conn., July 17, 1758. He was a Rev. soldier. He removed to 
Stratford, N.H. but returned to Stratford, Conn, where he m. Mar. 16, 1782 Charity Lewis and not 
long after returned to Stratford, N.H. where he d. Jan. 1, 1841. Charity Lewis b. June 4, 1763. 
She d. Aug. 31, 1844 (Federal Government record). Children: 

1 Lewis 7 b. Stratford, Conn. June 5, 1783 

2 Betsey 7 b. Stratford, N.H. July 18, 1785 m. May 3, 1804 Justus 
D. Blake. They had: 

(1) Betsey Blake 

3 Charity 7 b. Feb. 26, 1786 (Bible 1787) m. Josiah Lamkin as his 
2nd wife. He son of Joshua and Hannah (Robinson) Lamkin. They had: 

(1) Dow Lamkin who m. Lydia Barlow 

(2) Dennison Lamkin 

(3) Harrison Lamkin 

(4) Finette Lamkin 
Removed to Compton, Canada. 

b. Sept. 4, 1790 (Bible 1789) 
b. Jan. 6, 1792 
b. July 30, 1795 (Bible Aug.) 
b. July 14, 1801 (Bible July 17, 1797) 
1819 Leonard Bowker 

b. Apr. 6, 1802 
Lewis 7 , Thomas 7 , William 7 , Robert 7 , and Grant 7 will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. Aaron 6 Curtiss b. Oct. 28, 1766 (Stephen, Jonathan, Jonathan, William, Widow Elizabeth) 
m. Sally Bowker b. Sept. 16, 1774 at Lunenburg, Vt. on Mar. 26, 1800. He d. Jan. 20, 1819 and 
she m. 2nd Isaac Stevens. She d. Jan. 1851. Children: 

1 Eri 7 b. Dec. 8, 1800 

2 Esther 7 b. June 12, 1803. m. Alexander Brown b. Oct. 19, 
1804, son of James and Hannah (Lamkin) Brown. Children: 

83 



4 


Thomas 7 


5 


William 7 


6 


Robert 7 


7 


Phebe 7 




m. Nov. 


8 


Grant 7 


Thomas 7 , 


William 7 , 



(1) Mercy Brown 

(2) Miranda Brown m. Wm. Caleb of Boston 

(3) Maria Brown m. Benjamin Joslyn 

(4) Harvey Brown m. Sarah Bass 



July 12, 1805 
Apr. 27, 1808 
Feb. 16, 1811 
Mar. 15, 1813 



m. Jonathan Flanders of Lancaster 

m. James Gilbert 

m. Jonathan Rolfe as his 4th w. 



3 James 7 b 

4 Jerusha 7 b 

5 Sally 7 b 

6 Ann Miranda 7 b 
She had by him: 

(1) Wm. P. Rolfe who m. Annie Dalbec 
Eri 7 and James 7 will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. Jonathan 6 Curtiss b. Mar. 16, 1742/3. (Timothy, Jonathan, Jonathan, William, Widow 

Elizabeth) m. 1st Feb. 17, 1763 Hannah Smith, m. 2nd Dec. 1, 1767 Hannah Hait or Hoyt, dau. of 

Josiah and Hannah (Hait) Hait. She b. Mar. 26, 1740 and d. 1816 ae. 76. He d. 1822 ae. 79. 

By 1st wife: 

1 Jonathan 7 b. 1766 d. Jan. 1806 ae. 40. 

No record of marriage. 
By 2nd wife: 

2 Ruth 7 b. May 9„ 1770 m. Jan. 24, 1798 Henry Ingraham, 
son of Elisha Ingraham. Their dau. 

(1) Mary Ingraham b. June 2, 1801 m. 1832 Benjamin James Daskam and 
their son James William Daskam and his wife Annie E. Searles were the 
parents of the novelist and poet Josephine Dodge Daskam b. Feb. 17, 1876 
who m. Selden Bacon. 

(2) Betsey Ingraham b. Sept. 16, 1806 m. Philander Daskam. 

Henry Ingraham d. July 19, 1855 ae. 80. His wife Ruth d. Dec. 19, 1846 ae. 76. 

3 Susanna 7 b. 1774 d. unmarried Nov. 23, 1852 ae. 78 

4 Josiah 7 bp. Sept. 11, 1785 No record. 

5 William 7 bp. Sept. 11, 1785, d. 1804. No record of marriage. 

Not in C.G. Timothy 6 Curtiss b. Nov. 21, 1744 (Timothy, Jonathan, Jonathan, William, Widow Elizabeth) 
m. Oct. 18, 1767 Rebecca Schofield. She b. Jan. 21, 1747/8, dau. of Samuel and Elizabeth (Ambler) 
Schofield. Her death not of record but she was alive in 1837 age 89 and living in Stratford, Conn. 
Her husband Timothy died of small pox Feb. 10, 1776 while in military service in Rev. War. 
Children: 

1 Phebe 7 b. Dec. 31, 1769 No record. 

2 Elizabeth 7 b. May 31, 1771 No record. 

3 Sarah 7 b. June 26, 1773 No record. 

4 Ezekiel 7 b. June 1, 1775 who will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. Nathaniel 8 Curtiss b. Aug. 16, 1746. (Timothy, Jonathan, Jonathan, William, Widow 
Elizabeth). There is no record of this man. 

Not in C.G. Jeremiah 8 Curtiss b. Dec. 30, 1752. (Timothy, Jonathan, Jonathan, William, Widow 

Elizabeth) m. 1st Mar. 2, 1772 Mary Waterbury. She b. July 14, 1753, dau. of Thomas and Mary 
(Brown) Waterbury. m. 2nd before 1782 Abigail Hoyt, dau. of Joseph and Deborah (Hoyt) Hoyt. 
She b. Oct. 10, 1759 and d. Apr. 30, 1807. m. 3rd before 1813 Deborah , who d. Aug. 25, 

1813 pro- 



1845 ae. 80 years, 4 months, 10 days. Jeremiah d. 1824. His will dated Feb. 

bated Nov. 23, 1824 mentions all his children except Mary 7 and Nathaniel 7 . 
By 1st wife: 

1 John 7 b. July 23, 1772 

2 Mary 7 bp. Oct. 15, 1775 



23, 



By 2nd wife: 



Edmund 7 b. 

Phebe 7 b. Sept. 28, 1782 

who d. July 25, 1865 ae. 75-6-2. 

Jeremiah 7 b. Jan. 1789 

Nathaniel 7 bp. 1791 

Henry 7 b. Apr. 23, 1792 



No record. 

No record. 

d. Oct. 22, 1846 



No record. 



m. Jacob Stevens 



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8 Abigail 7 bp. Nov. 10, 1798 d. Aug. 18, 1857 m. John Seeley 

John 7 , Jeremiah 7 and Henry 7 will be considered later. 

.G. P. 46 Daniel 8 Curtiss b. 1775, Stratford, Conn. (Daniel, Daniel, Daniel, William, Widow 

Elizabeth). The record of all seven sons of Daniel 8 is either entirely lacking or subject to 
question. There is no record of the only daughter, Phebe. These seven sons will all be con- 
sidered together until more data is discovered that will definitely settle what became of them. 
C.G. states that Daniel 8 was born in 1775 but omits the birth dates of all the other seven chil- 
dren. To add to the confusion, when Daniel 5 died 1795 and his widow Abigail Osborn died in 
1797, a Joel Curtiss was appointed administrator, all eight children being alive in 1797 but the 
identity of Joel Curtiss is unknown; there is no Joel Curtiss in this branch of the family. 
Ebenezer 8 , the second son, lies in the old Stratford Cemetery (Congregational). Stone reads: 
"Ebenezer Curtiss 1777-1819" No wife's stone. His son Charles D. 7 Curtiss, who m. Sarah 
Camp, died in 1870 leaving an only son Hanford Lorenzo 8 Curtiss ae. 13 in 1878 who on Sept. 14, 
1886 being of age, gives receipt to his guardian. This son b. Aug. 16, 1865 wrote a letter Feb. 
4, 1898 on the letterhead of the Savings Bank of New Britain, Conn, stating his birth date, that 
he was unmarried, that his father was Charles D. Curtiss and his mother Sarah Camp, that his 
grandfather was Ebenezer Curtiss and his great-grandfather was Daniel Curtiss. A Stratford 
Vital Record confirms this which reads: "Charles D. Curtiss, son of Ebenezer and Sarah 
Curtiss died Apr. 11, 1870 ae. 58" so b. 1812. This Hanford Lorenzo, ae. 5 at his father's death 
had a guardian appointed in 1878 when he was 13, this indicating perhaps that his mother Sarah 
Camp died in 1878. The name Hanford occurs in the family of Daniel 8 b. 1775, the first son, in- 
dicating that perhaps Abigail Osborn, wife of Daniel 5 Curtiss may have had a Hanford connection. 
Who Sarah, wife of Ebenezer 6 was is not known. "Daniel 6 b. Stratford, Mar. 10, 1775, d. Feb. 
25, 1849 ae. 73-11-0." Union Cemetery, Stratford. He m. in 1807 Maria Fairweather. She b. 
Norwalk, Conn. Sept. 10, 1790 and d. Dec. 16, 1871 ae. 81-3-6. They had two children of record: 

1 James Langdon 7 Curtiss b. Feb. 19, 1808, d. Stratford Nov. 10, 1903 in 
his 96th year. He m. Clarissa, dau. of Charles Racey of New York City 
who d. Nov. 3, 1886 ae. 73. They had four children: 

(1) Clara J. 8 Curtiss b. d. unm. 1849 

(2) Adelaide 8 Curtiss b. m. Eastbur Hastings 

(3) Laura 8 Curtiss b. m. George Hastings. She d. 1870 

in Colorado. 

(4) Julia 8 Curtiss b. m. James G. Munson. She was 

living in 1903. 

2 Daniel Hanford 7 Curtiss b. He m. Apr. 28, 1845 the widow Mary 

Ann Nash. He d. in New York City in 1868. His will dated Sept. 17, 1857 
mentions wife Mary, mother Maria, Georgiana Nash, son Hanford, son 
Charles. The son Hanford b. 1846 enlisted Aug. 26, 1862, at age 16 and died 
Dec. 15, 1862 Co. A. 14th Regiment. There is no record of the son Charles. 

William 6 Curtiss 3rd son of Daniel 5 . No record. 

Orcutt says Wm. never married. 

Samuel 6 Curtiss 4th son of Daniel 5 . No record. 

James 8 Curtiss 5th son of Daniel 5 no record unless "James 1780-1821" Stratiord Cemetery is he. 

Charles 6 Curtiss 6th son of Daniel 5 . No record. 

Orcutt says he d. in Monroe. 

Aaron 6 Curtiss 7th son of Daniel 5 . No record. Unless Aaron Curtiss who d. at Newtown Jan. 20, 

1866 ae. 75 so b. 1791 is he. 

The Old Congregational Cemetery at Stratford that contains "Ebenezer 6 1777-1819" and 
"James 1780-1821" may contain the only daughter "Phebe 1787-1864". Unless some living 
descendant has a bible record, these children of Daniel 5 may never be traced. It is curious that 
in Monroe lived two brothers, Daniel and Aaron. Daniel d. Aug. 2, 1852 ae. 73 (b. 1779) Aaron 
d. Mar. 28, 1843 ae. 61 (b. 1782). Their parentage not yet ascertained. Aaron m. Maria Hurd 
Nov. 6, 1813 and she d. Feb. 24, 1871 ae. 80-11-20. Their only child of record - Mary Ann b. 
May 7, 1820, m. Mar. 24, 1843 James N. Hawley. Daniel of Monroe m. Sally and they left two 
sons Robert B. and Hiram. Their mother Sally d. Oct. 19, 1858 ae. 75 (b. 1783). 

.G. P. 46 Abijah 6 Curtiss b. Sept. 10, 1776. (Abijah, Daniel, Daniel, William, Widow Elizabeth). There 
is almost as great a lack of information on the children of Abijah 5 as there is on his brother 
Daniel 5 . Of Abijah 6 no record. 

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Of Joseph Merchant 8 b. Mar. 10, 1779. No record. 

Of Philo 6 b. Jan. 4, 1789, d. Feb. 22, 1865 at Hamden, Conn, where he was an oyster dealer. 
He m. there Feb. 17, 1823 Rachel, dau. of Jared Potter. She b. Dec. 8, 1798 and d. Fairhaven, 
New Haven Co., Conn. Apr. 16, 1891. She appointed Levi 7 Curtiss her attorney (Abel, Benjamin, 
Nathaniel, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth). Levi's dau. Sally m. Apr. 18, 1830 Elias Potter of 
Hamden and perhaps this is the reason why Rachel appointed Levi her attorney. Philo 8 was in 
1812 War but his papers reveal no children but they do disclose that neither he nor Rachel had 
been married before. 

Of David 8 b. July 1792 only data is in a recordfrom Vermont that he had a son Gilbert 7 and pos- 
sibly one daughter, name not given. 

Not in C.G. Zachariah 8 Curtiss b. Stratford, Conn. Apr. 18, 1797. Last child of Abijah 5 (Daniel, Daniel, 
William, Widow Elizabeth). He d. at Ira, Vt. Feb. 14, 1878. He was a farmer at Middletown 
Springs, Vt. He was taken to Whitehall, Washington Co. N.Y. in 1805 by his older sister Betsey, 
He m. at Middletown Springs, Vt. Feb. 22-, 1824 Fanny Knapp. She b. Dec. 8, 1799 and d. Sept. 
22, 1870. Their children were: 

1 Fanny 7 b. June 19, 1824 d. y. 

2 Warren 7 her twin 

3 Sarah Ann 7 b. Jan. 19, 1827 d. unmarried May 18, 1883 

4 Charlotte Rockwell 7 b. Apr. 6, 1832. m. Bradley Chapman of Castleton, Vt 
No children. 

5 Anson 7 b. twin of Charlotte Rockwell 

6 David 7 b. Sept. 22, 1833 d. unm. Aug. 16, 1849 
Warren 7 and Anson 7 will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. Lewis 8 Curtiss b. (Elihu, Daniel, Daniel, William, Widow Elizabeth). There is a 

greater lack of data oh the children of Elihu 8 and Anna (Nodine) Curtiss than there is on the 
children of his brothers Abijah 5 and Daniel 5 . 
Of Lewis 8 No data. 

Of Abner 8 bp. Feb. 1789. No data. 

Of Eli 8 bp. Apr. 1795. No data. 

Of Alfred 8 bp. Apr. 24, 1799. No data. 

Of the two sisters Anna 8 and Polly* also no data. 

C.G.P. 81-82 Hezekiah 8 Curtiss b. Apr. 2, 1775 Stratford, Conn. (Hezekiah, Hezekiah, Daniel, William, 
Widow Elizabeth) He d. at Huntington, Conn. Dec. 31, 1807 ae. 33. He m. about 1803 Elizabeth 
Ann Wooster. She b. Oct. 5, 1779, dau. of Ephraim and Abigail (Mills) Wooster. She m. 2nd 
1811 Isaac Cummings. He b. Sept. 1, 1791. The Conn. "Courant" issue of April 24, 1811 says 
"Mrs. Eliza Curtiss, ae. 32, married Isaac Cummings ae. 18 in Huntington." She died Mar. 9, 
1857 ae. 77. B y her Hezekiah 8 Curtiss had two children of record. 

1 Eli 7 b. June 16, 1804 

2 Charles Nehemiah 7 b. Jan. 27, 1807 both at Huntington, Conn. 
Both sons will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. Andrew 8 Curtiss b. July 1757 Stratford, Conn. (Nathaniel, Nathaniel, Zachariah, 

William, Widow Elizabeth). He d. Nov. 5, 1834 ae. 77. Rev. War. m. in fall of 1792 Eunice Hall 

b. Mar. 4, 1770, d. Mar. 4, 1839, dau. of and Mary (Lake) Hall. (Note: Will of Ann 

Lake dated 1796 reads "to Eunice Curtiss, wife of Andrew Curtiss and dau. of my deceased sis- 
ter Mary Hall.") Children: 

1 Nathaniel 7 b. Feb. 23, 1793 d. unm. June 13, 1867 

2 Joseph Lake 7 b. Feb. 6, 1795 

3 Hull 7 b. May 16, 1797 

4 Miranda 7 b. July 12, 1799 d. unm. Apr. 23, 1877 

5 Elial 7 b. Dec. 8, 1801 

6 Sheldon 7 b. Nov. 8, 1806 
Joseph Lake 7 , Hull 7 , Elial 7 and Sheldon 7 will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. Everard 8 Curtiss b. Dec. 8, 1758 Stratford, Conn. (Nathaniel, Nathaniel, Zachariah, 

William, Widow Elizabeth). Everard 8 was Rev. War soldier. He d. July 5, 1846. He m. about 
1800 Clarissa Peet. She b. 1772 and d. Apr. 7, 1827 ae. 56. Children: 

1 Clarissa 7 d. unm. 

2 Anson 7 b. about 1803 

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3 Charles 7 b. Oct. 8, 1805 

Anson 7 and Charles 7 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 212 Sheldon 8 Curtiss b. Derby, Conn. Apr. 7, 1761. (Oliver, Nathaniel, Zachariah, William, 
Widow Elizabeth) m. Nov. 11, 1781 at Derby, Lois Nichols b. May 28, 1760 d. Feb. 5, 1840, ■ 
dau. of Isaac, Jr. and Agnes (Gunn) Nichols. Sheldon" Curtiss was representative in State Legis- 
lature 1817-1818 and 1828. He d. Feb. 16, 1847 ae. 86. Children: 

1 Sarah 7 bp. Derby July 27, 1783 She m. 1803 John Humphrey. 

He b. Feb. 11, 1774, son of John and Rachel (Durand) Humphrey. A graduate 
of Yale. He d. Humphreyville, Conn. June 29, 1826. She d. Cleveland, Ohio , 
Oct. 10, 1861. 

2 Sheldon Clark 7 b. Aug. 31, 1788 

3 Henry 7 b. Jan. 4, 1796 d. May 25, 1847. No record of 

marriage. 

4 Harriet 7 b. Jan. 4, 1796, twin. d. unm. July 5, 1835 ae. 39. 
Sheldon Clark 7 will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. William 8 Curtiss bp. June 3, 1770. Only brother of Sheldon 8 Curtiss. No record. 

C.G. P. 47 Joshua 8 Curtiss b. May 4, 1761 Stratford, Conn. (Jeremiah, Nathaniel, Zachariah, William, 

Widow Elizabeth). He m. about 1781 Joanna, dau. of John Beach and widow of Nichols. 

Will of Wm. Nichols b. Nov. 10, 1724 who d. Sept. 16, 1794 states "I give to my daughter-in-law, 
Joanna, now wife of Joshua Curtiss, ten pounds lawful money." Will of John Beach of Trumbull 
dated Jan. 2, 1809 "I leave to my grandson Beach Curtiss five shillings." 

Joshua 8 Curtiss d. 1798. 

John Beach was administrator of his estate. Joanna's death not of record. The 1790 census was 
1-1-1. Their only child of record was: 

1 Beach 7 Curtiss b. Apr. 9, 1783 who will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 47 Welles 8 Curtiss b. May 2, 1764 Stratford, Conn. (Brother of Joshua 8 Curtiss) d. Jan. 



1822 ae. 57. m. Mar. 17, 1789 Betsey Clark. They had three daughters of record. The death 
of their mother is not of record. 

1 Alice 7 b. Sept. 9, 1789 No record. 

2 Sally 7 b. 1793 She was drowned May 2, 1831 ae. 38 

3 Eliza 7 b. ~ 1803 d. 1831. 

Both Sally and Eliza are on the same gravestone. There may have been other 
children. 

C.G. P. 82 Agur 8 Curtiss b. Stratford, Conn. Nov. 17, 1760. (Samuel, Nathaniel, Zachariah, William, 

Widow Elizabeth) m. Feb. 22, 1786 Huldah Lewis b. 1766, dau. of Benjamin and Elizabeth 

( ) Lewis. She d. June 6, 1858 ae. 92. He d. Apr. 22, 1844. Children: 

1 Lewis 7 b. Apr. 30, 1787 

2 Benjamin 7 b. Nov. 11, 1790 
Both sons will be considered later. 

C G. P. 82 Samuel 8 Curtiss b. June 14, 1769 Stratford, Conn. (Samuel, Nathaniel, Zachariah, William, 

Widow Elizabeth), m. 1st Feb. _ _ 1793 Temperance Anna Patterson b. 1770 d. Aug. 30, 

1800 dau. of Abel and Amy Patterson, m. 2nd Alice DeForest b. 1785, d. Dec. 

13, 1859, dau. of Elisha and Sarah (Hubbell) DeForest. He d. Feb. 15, 1833. Children: 

By 1st wife: .,«»«« 

1 Mary Ann 7 b. 1793 d. Apr. 11, 1811 

2 Henrietta 7 b. 1796 d. Aug. 26, 1803 

3 Samuel 7 b. ZH 1800 d ' Aug ' 28 ' 18 ° 3 

By 2nd wife: . . , n , anA 

4 Henrietta 7 b. Jan. 25, 1811 d. unm. Apr. 30, 1874 

5 Mary Ann 7 b. Jan. 1814 d. June 14, 1814 

6 Mary 7 b. Oct. 15, 1815 m. Feb. 4, 1841 Asa Seymour 8 
Curtiss. He b. Aug. 1, 1813, d. Mar. 18, 1895, son of Asa 8 and Susan 7 
(Curtiss) Curtis, (Thomas, Benjamin, Isaac, Richard Curtis of Dorchester, 
Mass. and Wallingford, Conn.) (Susan, Silas, Stiles, Ephraim, Joseph, John, 
Widow Elizabeth) Children: 

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(1) Mary Alice 8 b. June 5, 1842 

(2) Seymour Asa 8 b. Feb. 10, 1845 

(3) DeForest 8 b. June 10, 1848 d. June 13, 1856 
. (4) Susan Catherine 8 b. Apr. 12, 1852 

(5) Adelaide Anita 8 b. Jan. 13, 1859 

7 Elizabeth 7 b. Jan. 14, 1819 d. Oct. 15, 1908 m. May 17, 1858 
Robert Miller. He b. Feb. 20, 1819, d. Apr. 3, 1866. Elizabeth 7 had an only 
son: 

(1) Willard Miller 

8 Emily 7 b. Apr. 3, 1822, d. Feb. 3, 1896 m. Dec. 23, 1849 
as his 3rd wife Ezra Wheeler of New York City. He b. Nov. 10, 1809 at 
Stratford, son of Elisha and Dorothy (Birdseye) Wheeler. He d. Dec. 18, 1885 
He m. 1st Caroline Darrow who d. 1844. He m. 2nd Cecelia V. Visscher who 
d. 1848. Emily 7 had 

(1) Arthur Deforest Wheeler 

(2) Walter Wheeler 

(3) Laura Wheeler 

9 Samuel Elisha 7 b. Dec. 9, 1825 d. unm. in 1903 
10 Albertina C. 7 b. Dec. 21, 1830 d. unm. Apr. 25, 1887 

C.G. P. 47 Isaac 6 Curtiss b. Apr. 13, 1775 Stratford, Conn. (Samuel, Nathaniel, Zachariah, William, 

Widow Elizabeth) m. Elizabeth. She d. July 1, 1797 ae. 26. He d. Jan. 17, 1796. No 

record of children. 

C.G. P. 83 Zachariah 6 Curtiss b. Sept. 17, 1753 Stratford, Conn. (Mitchell, Zachariah, Zachariah, 
William, Widow Elizabeth) m. Dec. 28, 1775 Naomi Edwards, b. Oct. 24, 1756, d. Dec. 17, 
1808, dau. of John and Huldah Edwards. He d. Trumbull Feb. 4, 1809. Children: 

1 Elijah Edwards 7 b. Jan. 21, 1779 

2 Mary Ann 7 b. Jan. 16, 1781 d. May 8, 1811. m. John Nichols 
b. July 22, 1777, son of Andrew and Abiah (Plumb) Nichols who d. Mar. 1, 
1862. They had a son and a dau. 

(1) Sidney Nichols b. Dec. 12, 1807 

(2) Abiah Nichols b. 1798 who m. Isaiah Nichols and d. 1861. 

Andrew Nichols was son of Joseph Nichols who m. Mary 4 Curtiss, dau. of 
Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth. 

3 James Ross 7 Curtiss b. Apr. 1, 1788. His name from the family bible owned 
by a direct descendant. 

Elijah Edwards 7 and James Ross 7 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 83 Daniel Mitchell 6 Curtiss b. Jan. 5, 1755 Stratford, Conn. (Mitchell, Zachariah, Zachariah, 
William, Widow Elizabeth) m. 1st June 24, 1779 Hepsibah Burr, dau. of John and Hepsibah 
(Nichols) Burr. b. Feb. 22, 1759. m. 2nd Huldah Burr, dau. of Justus Burr, brother of Hepsibah, 
first wife of Daniel Mitchell 6 Curtiss. 

1 Justus Burr 7 b. Trumbull, Conn. Jan. 27, 1780 

2 Eli 7 b. Sept. 16, 1781 

3 Mary 7 b. Aug. 2, 1783 d. May 1, 1864 m. 1802 

Andrew Beardsley b. Apr. 19, 1774, d. May 26, 1834, son of John and 
Rachel (Smith) Beardsley. They had: 

(1) Permelia Beardsley b. 1803 

(2) Cornelia Beardsley b. _ ~ 1808, d. 1818. 

(3) Daniel Burr Beardsley b. 

(4) David N. Beardsley b. Apr. 3, 1811 

(5) John Curtiss Beardsley b. Mar. 13, 1814 

4 David 7 b. Feb. 19, 1786 

5 Daniel 7 b. Mar. 8, 1788 d. Unmarried May 6, 1842 
He adopted Eliza Nichols. 

6 Hepsibah 7 b. Sept. 29, 1790 d. June 28, 1858 m. Andrew S. 
Nichols of Stratford, Conn. 

7 Lucy 7 b. Nov. 28, 1792 d. Jan. 1, 1859 m. 1821 Prosper 
Nichols. He b. Jan. 6, 1795, son of Robert Nichols. Their son Lucius 

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Curtiss Nichols married Nov. 7, 1852 Josephine Elizabeth" Curtiss, dau. of 
Sheldon 7 Curtiss (Andrew, Nathaniel, Nathaniel, Zachariah, William, Widow 
Elizabeth). 

8 Huldah 7 b. Jan. 23, 1795 d. Mar. 18, 1846 m. Jan. 8, 1818 
Abijah R. Hawley. He b. July 9, 1785, son of Robert E. and Mary E. (Nichols) 
Hawley, who d. June 13, 1843. Abijah R. Hawley had by Huldah Curtiss 
children: 

(1) Eli Curtiss Hawley b. Nov. 28, 1818 

(2) Emily Hawley b. Sept. 19, 1820 m. Elijah Beach 

(3) Janette Hawley b. Oct. 20, 1822 d. 1835 

(4) Louisa Hawley b. Nov. 20, 1824 m. 1st Giles Scott 

m. 2nd John Bennett 

(5) Robert Chas. Hawley b. Aug. 21, 1827 m. Sarah Beers 

(6) Justus B. Hawley b. June 25, 1829 m. Caroline Dikeman 

(7) Daniel A. Hawley b. Oct. 2, 1831 m. 1st Henrietta Booth 

m . 2nd Fanny Tuttle 

(8) Edwin B. Hawley b. Aug. 13, 1833 m . 1st Augusta Blakeman 

m . 2nd Susan Curtiss 

(9) Munson E. Hawley b. May 28, 1837 m. Augusta Ushman 

9 Alvin 7 b. Sept. 29, 1798 
10 Ira 7 b. 1801 

Justus Burr 7 , Eli 7 , David 7 , Alvin 7 and Ira 7 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 48 Isaac 6 Curtiss (Mitchell, Zachariah, Zachariah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. Dec. _ 1766. 
m. 1st at Trumbull Aug. 27, 1796 Hannah Clark who d. 1810 ae. 40. Conn. "Courant" of June 6, 
1810 states "Hannah w. of Isaac Curtiss d. age 40." He m. 2nd Feb. 12, 1813 Abigail Rich of 
Monroe. Their son 

1 Isaac Mitchell 7 b. Jan. 29, 1815 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 84 Leverett 8 Curtiss (Samuel, Jeremiah, Zachariah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. _^_ 1776 

Southington, Conn. m. Jan. 25, 1796 Ruth Barnes b. 1772, dau. of Asa and Sarah (Atkins) 

Barnes. She d. Apr. 9, 1850 ae. 78. He d. Oct. 12, 1826 Southington. Children: 

1 Carlos 7 b. Feb. 22, 1798 

2 Laura 7 b. June 22, 1800 m. Jan. 1, 1821 Lemuel Andrews, 
son of Lemuel and Sarah (Newell) Andrews. She d. Dec. 22, 1822, and he m. 
2nd Eunice Lewis and he m. 3rd Mary Ann Lewis, her sister. He d. Apr. 1, 
1864. 

3 Rodney 7 b. Sept. 26, 1803 

4 Samuel Ellery 7 b. Mar. 6, 1808 

5 Allen Barnes 7 b. Nov. 6, 1812 

Leonard 6 Curtiss, brother of Leverett 6 Curtiss, b. Feb. 1782. No record. 
Carlos 7 , Rodney 7 , Samuel Ellery 7 and Allen Barnes 7 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 84 Lucas 6 Curtiss (John, Jeremiah, Zachariah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. June 17, 1766 
Southington, Conn. m. Nov. 25, 1799 Laurinda dau. of Abel and Rhoda (Lewis) Carter of South- 
ington. She d. Mar. 7, 1857, he d. Aug. 22, 1847. They had: 

1 Mary 7 b. Aug. 6, 1801 d. Aug. 7, 1827 m. Apr. 29, 1822 
Bennett Bishop. They had: 

(1) Henry Bishop 

(2) Jane Curtiss Bishop 

(3) Mary E. Bishop 

(4) Lucy Curtiss Bishop 

2 Rachel Jane 7 b. June 17, 1805 d. Oct. 7, 1825 m. Apr. 7, 1825 
Dr. Wyllys Woodruff, b. Aug. 6, 1801 son of Isaac and Abigail (Clark) 
Woodruff. He m. 2nd Feb. 14, 1828 Mary Lewis. He d. Meriden, Conn. Mar. 
31, 1842. 

C.G. P. 85 Jeremiah 6 Curtiss (John, Jeremiah, Zachariah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. Sept. 6, 1770 
Southington, Conn. d. June 21, 1813, m. Rachel Carter b. 1772, d. Mar. 6, 1858 ae. 86. They 
removed in 1804 to Worthington, Ohio and in 1805 to Berkshire, Ohio, and finally to Marietta, 
Ohio. Children: 

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Southington, Feb. 24, 1790 
They had: 



m. Jan. 1815 Wm. H. Hall. 



C.G. 



1 Polly 7 b. 
She d. Sept. 17, 1848. 

(1) Lucy Curtiss Hall 

(2) Susan Hall 

(3) Lambert Hall 

(4) Wm. H. Hall, Jr. 

(5) Chas. A. Hall 

(6) Mary Jane Hall 

(7) Caroline F. Hall 

2 John 7 b. Feb. 17, 1795 

C.G. Gives two more children born in Southington. 

3 Lucy 7 b. 1807 d. July 9, 1815 

4 Charles 7 b. May 1814 d. Sept. 6, 1815 

The History of Delaware Co. Ohio states that Jeremiah 6 came to Ohio in 1804, so it is curious 
that these last two children should be born in Conn. 
John 7 will be considered later. 

P. 85 Marcus 8 Curtiss (John, Jeremiah, Zachariah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. Sept. 19, 1780 
Southington, Conn. m. Nov. 18, 1804 Catherine Newell b. Aug. 18, 1782, dau. of Isaac and Rachel 
(Pomeroy) Newell. They removed in 1808 to Genoa, Ohio. He d. there Dec. 1, 1868. She d. 
Galena, O. Sept. 10, 1870 ae. 88. Children: 

1 Augustus 7 b. June 2, 1806 

Apr. 4, 1811 
Mar. 12, 1814 
Jan. 30, 1816 
Sept. 21, 1818 d. Dec. 10, 1852 m. Ransom Keeler 



b. 
b. 
b. 
b. 



Leonard 7 
Henry 7 
Charles 7 
Mary 7 
They had: 

(1) Bradley Keeler b. Oct. 

(2) Oral Keeler b. Feb. 

(3) Emma Elvira Keeler b 

(4) Victor Keeler b . Feb. 



24, 1843 
30, 1845 
. Mar. 24, 1847 
1849 



(5) Lucy Mary Keeler b. Dec. 11, 1851 

6 Oliver 7 b. July 30, 1821 

7 Rachel 7 b. Aug. 25, 1825 
who d. May 25, 1892. Rachel 7 d. Apr. 3, 

(1) Delia J. Rugg b. Mar. 28, 1852 

(2) M. Rose Rugg b. Feb. 15, 1854 

(3) Edwin D. Rugg b. Mar. 10, 1856 

(4) Emma M. Rugg b. Sept. 20, 1858 

(5) Lewis C. Rugg b. June 29, 1861 

(6) Estella C. Rugg b. Apr. 3, 1864 

(7) Jane O. Rugg b. Mar. 17, 1867 

Augustus 7 , Leonard 7 , Henry 7 , Charles 7 and Oliver 7 will be considered later 



m. Nov. 10, 1847 Charles W. Rugg 
1898. They had: 

d. Nov. 25, 1928 

d. Nov. 3, 1922 
m. Prudence Rose 
m. Edgar R. Milk 
m. Nellie Hanna 
m. Chas. D. Batelle 



C.G. 



Mar. 11, 1784, 



P. 85 Erastus* Curtiss (John, Jeremiah, Zachariah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. May 30, 1784 
Southington, Conn. m. Nov. 24, 1808 Mary Lee dau. of Timothy andLucy (Camp) Lee. She b. 
d. Aug. 31, 1863. He d. Apr. 4, 1825. They had: 

1 John 7 b. Mar. 12, 1812 

2 Susan 7 b. May 21, 1814 d. Nov. 21, 1865 m. as his 2nd 
w. Sept. 26, 1839 Russell Upson Peck b. Southington Apr. 18, 1804, d. Mar. 
23, 1886 son of Samuel and Polly Maria (Upson) Peck. Children: 

(1) Susan A. Peck d. ae. 10 

(2) Sarah A. Peck m. 1st Thomas Gilbert, m. 2nd John H. Pease 

(3) Salinda Peck d. ae. 30 

(4) George B. Peck d. ae. 20 

(5) Samuel Peck m. Celia Hart 

(6) Betsey Peck d. ae. 7 

3 Mary Emeline 7 b. June 8, 1817 m. Ezra Loveland. They had: 
(1) Isabelle Loveland m. Lyman Burr. 



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(2) Ann Loveland m. Fred Langdon 
John 7 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 49 Abraham 8 Curtiss (Stephen, Abraham, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. Feb. 6 1754 
Stratford m.c. 1774 Anna' Curtiss (Henry, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth). He died 
in Rev War in New York City, Sept. 4, 1776. Buried in Harlem Burying Ground and she m. 2nd 
Sept. 13, 1778 James Wells son of Thomas and Sarah Wells. Abraham' had only one child. 

1 Sarah 7 (Sally) Curtiss b.c. 1775 who m. Jan. 3, 1798 Oliver Samuel Wilcoxen. 
Sarah's mother Anna 8 d. Apr. 7, 1831 ae. 77. Her 2nd husband James Wells d. 
Aug. 2, 1821 ae. 74. 
Stephen 5 went on horseback to New York to attend to his son's buriai. Harlem Burying Ground 
was between 124th and 125th Street near First Ave. 

C.G. P. 86 Levi 8 Curtiss (Stephen, Abraham, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. Mar. 26, 1772 

Stratford, m. Jan. 28, 1795 Elizabeth Ufford b. 1773 dau. of Benjamin and Elizabeth (Wells) 
Ufford. He was not a widower as C.G. states. He d. Feb. 21, 1854. She d. May 13, 1853 ae. 80. 
Children: 

1 Stephen 7 b. Nov. 19, 1795 

2 Elbert 7 b. June 27, 1797 

3 Phebe 7 b. Apr. 8, 1799 m. Lewis Wells of Putney. Both 
died in 1875. 

4 Willis 7 b. Oct. 28, 1801 

5 Sarah 7 b. Jan. 26, 1804 d. Oct. 18, 1834 m. Oct. 21, 1827 
Isaac Wells of Putney, b. Aug. 12, 1801, d. July 28, 1874 son of Isaac and 
Eunice (Burritt) Wells. They had a son Charles E. Wells. 

6 Levi 7 b. Apr. 11, 1806 

7 Betsey 7 b. May 26, 1808 m. Robert A. Lovejoy. She d. 
Dec. 30, 1860. 

8 Charles Benjamin 7 b. Aug. 17, 1811 d. Dec. 8, 1826 

9 Cornelia 7 b. May 15, 1815 m. Jan. 6, 1840 George Wellington 
Shelton b. Sept. 10, 1812 son of George and Betsey (Wooster) Shelton. Cornelia 7 
d. Mar. 23, 1849 and he m. 3rd Oct. 30, 1850 Margaret Gray Atwood. His 1st 
marriage in 1835 was to Abigail Rudd who d. Mar. 1, 1838. 

Stephen 7 , Elbert 7 , Willis 7 , Levi 7 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 86 Wait 6 Curtiss (Agur, Josiah, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. Woodbury Jan. 18, 1756. 
A Southington vital record remains unexplained which reads: "Wait Curtiss, son of Anna 
Fabreque, b. May 11, 1788." No further record of this Wait Curtiss, but Wait 6 Curtiss named 
no son of his w. Olive Strong as Wait Curtiss, Jr. Wait 8 m. June 8, 1789 Olive Strong dau. of 
Selah and Esther (Mead) Strong. He d. Southbury Oct. 17, 1798 and she m. 2nd Dec. 25, 1799 
Adonijah St. John of Norwalk, Conn. She d. Aug. 1847 ae. 84. Children: 

1 Fanny 7 b. Nov. 1, 1790 m. as his 2nd w. Alanson Beecher. 
She d. June _ _ 1851. 

2 Phebe 7 b. Dec. 27, 1792 m. June 6, 1819 William Stebbins 
of Clinton, N.Y. b. Jan. 2, 1792 son of William and Lydia (Branch) Stebbins 
who d. Aug. 3, 1861. She d. Nov. 5, 1869. 

3 Cyrus 7 b. Dec. 8, 1797 who will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 50 Josiah 8 Curtiss (Agur, Josiah, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. Woodbury July 25, 1762. 
His stone at Norway, Herkimer Co., N.Y. reads: "Josiah Curtis b. Southbury, Conn. July 19, 
1762 d. Norway, N.Y. Feb. 29, 1816 ae. 55-7-10." Letters of Administration to Roland Sears 
and Charles W. Curtiss May 29, 1816. He m. Dec. 13, 1787 Olive Moseley b. Sept. 2, 1770 dau. 
of Increase and Patience (Hinman) Moseley of Woodbury. She d. July 23, 1855 and is buried on 
Truman Moseley lot in Southbury, Conn. Children: 

1 Maria 7 b. Nov. 2, 1788 m. July 23, 1804 William 
Hakaliah Preston Graham. He b. Woodbury Sept. 30, 1770 son of Dr. Andrew 
and Martha (Curtiss) Graham. Removed to Rutland, Vt., then to New York 
City about 1832 where he d. 1847 and she Dec. 26, 1864. 

2 Martha 7 b. Feb. 4, 1791 d. May 9, 1852, m. May 12, 1811 
Erastus Osborn b. June 15, 1785 d. Mar. 26, 1868 son of Shadrack and Aletta 
(Blagge) Osborn. They had no children. 

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3 Charles William 7 b. May 16, 1794 

4 William Moseley 7 b. Aug. 6, 1798 Norway, N.Y. 

5 Mary Patience 7 b. Nov. 2, 1805 Norway, N.Y. d. July 9, 1829 Norway, N.Y, 
Charles Wm. 7 and Wm. Moseley 7 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 86 Isaac Judson 6 Curtiss (Abner, Josiah, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. Apr. 12. 1767 

Stratford, m. Jan. 1, 1791 Charity Booth who d. Dec. 16, 1846 ae. 75. Charity Booth bp. Apr. 19, 
1772, dau. of Abel and Abigail (Curtiss) Booth. He d. July 17, 1845. They had: 

1 Mary 7 b. Apr. 13, 1792 m. Oct. 16, 1811 Joel Jones. She 
d. Jan. 15, 1817. 

2 Catherine 7 b. Aug. 7, 1794 m. Oct. 8, 1817 Marcus 7 Curtiss 
(Samuel, Henry, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) She d. June 17, 
1855. No children. 

3 Dillisenia 7 b. Dec. 10, 1796 d. Jan. 14, 1817 

4 Harriet 7 b. Mar. 31, 1799 m. Nov. 11, 1824 Samuel Barnum 
of Stratford. She d. Feb. 28, 1856. 

5 Rebecca 7 b. Dec. 14, 1801 m. Apr. 19, 1826 Lewis Beers of 
Stratford. She d. Nov. 21, 1835 

6 Isaac 7 b. Jan. 10, 1803 

7 Charity 7 b. May 2, 1805 d. Aug. 19, 1805 

8 Charles Dillesenia 7 b. July 6, 1806 

9 Sidney L. 7 b. June 23, 1808 

10 Mary Caroline 7 b. Sept. 25, 1811 m. Oct. 15, 1835 William Brooks 8 
Curtiss (Ephraim, Ephraim, Stiles, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) 
She d. Aug. 20, 1852. 

11 Lucius 7 b. Feb. 22, 1814 

Isaac 7 , Charles Dillisenia 7 , Sidney L. 7 and Lucius 7 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 50 Samuel 6 Curtiss (Abner, Josiah, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. Stratford, Conn. Dec. 
19, 1768. He m. July 27, 1791 Lucinda Ailing of Amity, Conn. The descendants called 
her Lucinda Allen, but .the V.R. read: "Lucinda Ailing to Mr. Curtiss of Stratford." She 
was b. Jan. 27, 1774 in Woodbridge, Conn, and d. at Madison, N.Y. Aug. 30, 1855. Her 
parentage not determined. Samuel 6 d. Madison, N.Y., Apr. 28, 1853. He came to Madison, N.Y., 
about 1793-5 with his widowed mother and his sister Mary, wife of Stephen Woodhull and his 
brother Timothy Curtiss. Children: 

1 Atlanta 7 b. Sept. 21, 1791 d. Feb. 21, 1864 m. Dec. 24, 1812 
at Madison, N.Y. William Lewis b. Stratford, Conn. Dec. 29, 1783, d. Madison, 
N.Y. Feb. 11, 1869 son of Judson and Elizabeth (Whiting) Lewis of Madison, N.Y. 
They had: 

(1) Alonzo Lewis b. Apr. 19, 1815 

(2) Alfred Curtiss Lewis b. Dec. 16, 1816 m. Eusebia Curtiss 

(3) John Homer Lewis b. Apr. 4, 1819, m. Sarah A. Washburn 

(4) Amanda Jane Lewis b. Mar. 19, 1821 m. Sanford Peckham 

(5) Imogene Amelia Lewis b. Nov. 24, 1827 m. Jason Peckham 

2 Amanda 7 b. Nov. 1, 1793 d. Oct. 21, 1851 m. 1824 

Dr. Samuel Collester. He b. Apr. 7, 1792 d. Dec. 2, 1845, son of James and 
Abigail (Hitchcock) Collester. They had: 

(1) Delos Blucher Collester b. Mar. 2, 1825 m. Louise Perkins 

(2) Frances D. Collester b. Dec. 18, 1826 

(3) Abigail Eveline Collester b. Apr. 19, 1829 

(4) John Brainard Collester b. Aug. 24, 1834 

3 Isaac 7 b. Feb. 26, 1796 

4 Abner 7 b. Mar. 25, 1799 

5 Uri 7 b. Aug. 16, 1801 

6 Joel 7 b. Feb. 6, 1804 

7 Ann 7 b. Jan. 31, 1806, m. 1st John Heffron b. Nov. 5, 
1786, d. May 29, 1861 as his 2nd w. He had married Huldah Richardson 

b. Mar. 21, 1786, d. Oct. 25, 1841 dau. of Eri and Sarah (Durant) Richardson. 

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He had no children by Ann 7 who m. 2nd Elder Brown. No children. Note: John 
Heffron had by w. Huldah a son Lorenzo who was father of the well-known Dr. 
John Lorenzo Heffron long on the faculty of Syracuse University Medical College. 

8 Homer 7 b. Dec. 25, 1808 

9 Allen 7 b. Sept. 12, 1811 
10 Samuel Waite 7 b. Sept. 25, 1815 

Isaac 7 , Abner 7 , Uri 7 , Joel 7 , Homer 7 , Allen 7 , and Samuel Waite 7 will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. Timothy 6 Curtis (Abner, Josiah, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b.c. 1770 named after 
his mother's father Timothy Botsford. He was of German Flats, Herkimer Co., N.Y. in 1800 with 
wife Mary. She d. before 1811 and Timothy ran the hotel in Madison, N.Y. after 1811 but he is 

not buried there. His nephew Allen 7 said that "Timothy left no heirs that he knows of.' Timothy 
d. May 27, 1821. 

Not in C.G. Joel 8 Curtis (Josiah, Josiah, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. 1761. He was Rev. 

Sol. m. Feb. 19, 1791 Sarah (Sally) Beardsley b. Aug. 25, 1767 dau. of Abraham and Bethia 5 
(Curtiss) Beardsley. (Joseph, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth). She d. Apr. 15, 1861 ae. 94. He d. 
June 19, 1829 ae. 67. Unity Cemetery, Stratford. Children: 

1 Phebe 7 b. 1791 m. Stephen Wheeler. She d. Sept. 

12, 1868 ae. 77. He d. Sept. 18, 1847. 

2 Eliza b. m. Samuel C. Peck. They had a 

son Joel Curtiss Peck. 

C.G. P. 212 David 6 Curtiss (David, Josiah, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. Stratford Dec. 17, 
1781, d. Dec. 5, 1835 ae. 55. Union Cem. Stratford. Amy, his widow d. Dec. 19, 1858 ae. 76. 
Union Cem. Stratford. He m. Nov. 23, 1806 Amy Peck, dau. of Abraham and Mercy (Treat) 
Peck. They had: 

1 Agur Peck 7 b. 1808-1810 

2 Agur Treat 7 b. 1814 He will be considered later. 
C.G. states this David 6 m. Nancy Osborn. It was David 7 , son of Daniel Mitchell 8 (Mitchell, 
Zachariah, Zachariah, William, Widow Elizabeth) who m. Nancy Osborn. 

C.G. P. 87 Salmon 6 Curtiss (Nehemiah, Benjamin, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. Aug. 17, 1759 
Newtown, m. July 4, 1782 Esther Holbrook of Derby, Conn, who d. Sept. 15, 1818 ae. 58. He d. 
Jan. 2, 1814. They had: 

1 Polly Ann 7 b. Apr. 2, 1783 m. Oct. 28, 1799 Capt. Isaac 
Tomlinson b. Dec. 31, 1781 son of Josiah and Ann (Shelton) Tomlinson. 
Child: 

(1) Sarah Tomlinson b. 1801 m. Chas. Chapman 

2 Holbrook 7 b. July 4, 1787 He will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 88 Abel 8 Curtiss (Nehemiah, Benjamin, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. Nov. 2, 1766, 
Newtown, m. 1st Nov. 24, 1791 Abiah Hard of Newtown. She d. Dec. 21, 1833 ae. 62 (b. 1771) 
and he m. 2nd Sept. 21, 1834 Sarah Morris b. Oct. 17, 1777, dau. of Daniel and Elizabeth 
(Burritt) Morris and widow of Abraham Blackman of Roxbury. She d. June 3, 1849. All children 

by 1st wife: 

1 Aurilla 7 b. June 6, 1792 m. Mar. 20, 1823 Marcus Hard of 

Huntington 

2 John 7 b. May 2, 1796 d. unm. Apr. 10, 1875 

3 Charles 7 b. July 12, 1801 d. Apr. 3, 1843 m. Betsey Moss 
(Morse) who adopted Betsey C. Munson whose parents died when she was 5 
months old. She was dau. of Job and Sally (Moss) Munson and she m. in 1849 
George W. Bradley. 

C.G. P. 88 Philo 6 Curtiss (Benjamin, Benjamin, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. June 27, 1760 

Newtown, m. 1781 Huldah Hubbell of Weston, dau. of Nehemiah Hubbell. She b. 1757 

and d. Jan. 25ri853 ae. 96. He d. May 7, 1818. They had: 

1 Nichols 7 b. Sept. 27, 1784 

2 Carlos 7 b. Sept. 29, 1786 

3 Phedenia 7 b. Sept. 27, 1787 m. Thomas Beers of Newtown 

4 Polly 7 b. Sept. _ 1788 d. 1819. m. as his 2nd w. John 

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Glover b. Nov. 1, 1787 son of Zalmon and Phebe (Beach) Glover. John and Polly 
(Curtiss) Glover had dau. Marietta Glover b. Mar. 27, 1814 who m. Ira Lawrence 7 
Curtiss (Abijah Birdseye, Abijah, Benjamin, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) 

5 Philo 7 b. Sept. 20, 1791 

6 Betsey 7 b. Nov. 14, 1795 m. Sept. 1820 Amariah Beers. 

She d. Apr. 25, 1858 

7 Huldah 7 b. m. Chauncey Hatch of Oxford, 
Conn. She d. 1876 

8 Julia 7 b. 1799 d. unm. Jan. 3, 1835 

Nichols 7 , Carlos 7 , and Philo 7 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 51 Benjamin 8 Curtiss (Benjamin, Benjamin, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. Feb. 15, 1772, 
d. Mar. 17, 1836 ae. 62-6-7. Berkshire Cem. Newtown. Wife Polly d. Nov. 1, 1847 ae. 71-5-10, 
Berkshire Cem. Newtown. They had: 

1 Phedina 7 d, Dec. 19, 1825 ae. 16, Berkshire Cem. Newtown. 

2 Benjamin B. Curtiss d. Oct. 6, 1885 ae. 73, Berkshire Cem. Newtown. 
No further data. 

C.G. P. 88 Alfred Devine 6 Curtiss (Benjamin, Benjamin, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. Jan. 24, 

1783 Newtown, m.c. 1800 Sarah Hard b. Aug.17, 1783, dau. of Niram and Sarah (Curtiss) 

Hard. (Sarah, Benjamin, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth.) She d. April, 1855 ae. 75. He d. 
Sept. 30, 1850. They had: 

1 Sophia 7 b. Sept. 7, 1802, Newtown, Conn. d. 1881 

2 Niram E. 7 - b. Mar. 28, 1805, Newtown, Conn. 

3 Phebe 7 b. May 24, 1807, Newtown, Conn. m. Feb. 10, 1830 
Joseph Nettleton b. Dec. 2, 1806, son of Joseph Anson and Lucy Ann (Glover) 
Nettleton. He d. Newtown, Conn. Dec. 23, 1843. She d. Shelton, Conn. Aug. 14, 
1892. History of Danbury says she m. Edgar Anson, son of Abner Anson and 
Lucy Ann (Glover) Nettleton. 

4 Mary 7 b. May 3, 1809 m. Oct. 23, 1836 John Clarke 
b. Oct. 3, 1803, son of James and Polly (Sherman) Clarke. She d. Sept. 15, 1839. 



5 William 7 




b. Sept. 14, 1811 




6 Cyrenius 7 




b. Dec. 5, 1814 




7 Alfred 7 




b. June 8, 1817 




8 Sarah 7 




b. Sept. 5, 1819 


d. May 23, 1834 


9 Edwin Augustus 7 


b. Jan. 25, 1825 




10 Edward Augustus 7 


b. Jan. 25, 1825 


d. Sept. 12, 1825 


William 7 , Cyrenius 7 , 


Alfred 7 


and Edwin Augustus 7 


will be considered later 



Niram 7 

C.G. P. 89 Epenetus 6 Curtiss (Benjamin, Benjamin, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. Oct. 4, 1786 
Newtown, m. Salina Hard of Newtown b. 1796 dau. of Amos Hard. She d. Oct. 6, 1823 ae. 27. He 
d. Bridgeport, Conn. Dec. 5, 1823 ae. 37. His death is in his bible record and is correct. They 
had: 

1 Susan M. 7 b. 1818 m. Oct. 7, 1840 Anson Smith of 

Brookfield, Conn. He b. Feb. 13, 1818, son of Alva and Polly (Parker) Smith. 
He d. Dec. 23, 1861. 

2 Charles 7 b. 1821 d. unm. in Georgia in 1851 

3 Henry Francis 7 b. May 4, 1823. He will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 89 John 6 Curtiss (Abijah, Benjamin, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. 1764 Newtown, 

m. 1st Hannah Beach b. 1765 or 6 dau. of Rev. John and Phebe (Curtiss) Beach. (Phebe, Matthew, 
Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) She d. May 11, 1816 ae. 51, and he m. 2nd Beulah 
He d. Huntington Oct. 19, 1820 ae. 56-5-0. Children: 

1 Elizabeth 7 (Betsey) b. 1792 d. unm. July 20, 1837 ae. 45. Her 

will dated Mar. 28, 1837 proved Sept. 12, 1837 mentions nephew John Beach 
Curtiss of Va. Mentions nephew Jacob S. Curtiss of Troy, N.Y. Mentions 
nephew Carlos G. Curtiss of Rochester, N.Y. Mentions niece Elizabeth S. 
Curtiss of Troy, N.Y. Children of her brother Abijah Beach Curtiss of Rochester, 
N.Y. 

2 Carlos G. 7 b. 1794 d. Oct. 16, 1817. He was an attor- 
ney and d. ae. 25. Notice in Columbian Centinel of Nov. 15, 1817. 

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1797 




1799 


d. July 27, 1820 


1801 


d. Oct. 12, 1820 


1803 


d. Oct. 31, 1820 


1806 


d. Oct. 11, 1820 


1809 


d. Sept. 29, 1820 



3 Sarah 7 b. 1796 d. Jan. 13, 1813 

4 Abijah Beach 7 b. 

5 Charles 7 b. 

6 Russell 7 b. 

7 Lucy 7 b. 

8 David Beach 7 b. 

9 John Benjamin 7 b. 

Not in C.G. John 6 Curtiss had by his 2nd w. Beulah a posthumous son: 

10 John Smith 7 Curtiss b. Oct. 21, 1821, Huntington 
Abijah Beach 7 and John Smith 7 will be considered later later. 

C.G. P. 52 Benjamin 6 Curtiss (Abijah, Benjamin, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. 1766 Newtown. 
He was a physician. He m. Mehitable Piatt. He died July 2, 1825. She d. at Bridgeport Aug. 19, 
1848 at home of her brother, Moses Piatt. Their only child of record was Julia 7 who died un- 
married in Newtown in Jan. 1826 ae. 26 and reported in Hartford "Courant" of Jan. 24, 1826 
reading "Died in Newtown at ae. 26 Miss Julia Curtiss dau. of the late Dr. Benjamin Curtiss." 

C.G. P. 90 Abijah Birdseye 6 Curtiss (Abijah, Benjamin, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. 1772, 

m. 1st Sept. 22, 1793 Anna Glover b. 1773 dau. of James and Eunice (Booth) Glover. She d. 

Oct. 13, 1829 ae. 56 and he m. 2nd Oct. 18, 1831 Mary Judson of Newtown who d. Dec. 21, 1859. 
He d. May 17, 1857. They had: 

1 Elihu Starr 7 b. July 8, 1794, Newtown 

2 Marcia 7 b. July 18, 1796 d. Aug. 6, 1881 New Haven, 
m. May 10, 1818 Judge John Beach. He b. Aug. 28, 1789, d. Apr. 12, 1869 
New Haven son of John 3rd and Mabel (Beers) Beach. 

3 Horatio Nelson 7 b. July 27, 1798 

4 Charlotte 7 b. July 22, 1800 d. 1883 m. Nov. 24, 1818 

Nichols Booth Lake son of Peter and Temperance (Thompson) Lake. 

5 Ann 7 b. Aug. 11, 1802 m. Dec. 23, 1829 Simeon B. 
Nichols son of Lemuel and Alice (Blakeman) Nichols. She d. Sept. 9, 1852. 

6 Joseph Beebe 7 b. Jan. 18, 1805 

7 Birdseye Glover 7 b. Jan. 18, 1807 

8 Caroline 7 b. July 11, 1811 m. Mar. 16, 1831 Simeon Beers 
Peck. She d. May 28, 1858 and he m. 2nd Mar. 2, 1859 Elizabeth Curtiss 
(Gould, Gould, Matthew, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) 

9 Ira Lawrence 7 b. Nov. 9, 1813 

Elihu Starr 7 , Horatio Nelson 7 , Joseph Beebe 7 , Birdseye Glover 7 and Ira Lawrence 7 will be con- 
sidered later. 

Not in C.G. Peter 6 Curtiss (Peter, Peter, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. m. at Freehold, 

near Greenville Greene Co., N.Y. Jan. 30, 1793 Sarah Ann Hinman. In 1857-0 an elderly Peter 
Curtiss - so spelled - lived in Woodbury, Orange Co., N.Y. His wife was Sarah and he had two 
mature daughters, Elizabeth and Eunice. It appears probable that he was this Peter 6 Curtiss. 

Not in C.G. Elisha 6 Curtiss (Peter, Peter, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. 1778, m. at 

Freehold, near Greenville, Greene Co., N.Y. Jan. 24, 1804 Charity Hall. They removed to Craw- 
ford Co., Pa. No further record except that he was alive in 1841 and age 63. 

Not in C.G. Peter 6 and Elisha 6 may have had a brother William 6 as on May 17, 1809 Peter Curtiss and 
Bethel Hinman bought land in Greenville, N.Y. of William Curtiss. No further record. 

C.G. P. 90 Agur 6 Curtiss (Silas, Peter, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. Oct. 27, 1771 Stratford. 
m. 1st Nov. 22, 1795 (Oxford, Conn. V.R.) Polly Buckingham b. Mar. 2, 1776. She d. July 18, 
1843 ae. 68. He m. 2nd Jan. 7, 1844 Betsey Mather of Woodbury. He removed c. 1794 to Exeter, 
Otsego Co., N.Y. then to Winfield, N.Y. where he d. Apr. 2, 1866. Children: 

1 Roswell 7 b. Aug. 1, 1795 

2 Betsey 7 b. Mar. 28, 1797 No record. 

3 David 7 b. July 26, 1799 

4 Esther 7 b. June 5, 1802 m. Mar. 4, 1828 Sherman 
Williams. She d. Apr. 15, 1888. 

5 Laura 7 b. June 4, 1804 m. Mar. 16, 1824 Jerre Shepherd 

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6 


Lester 7 


7 


Lee 7 


8 


Sheldon 7 


9 


Lucy 7 




New York City 


10 


Charles S 7 


11 


Birdseye 7 


12 


Marcia Maria 7 



b. May 31, 1806 
b. May 30, 1808 

b. Oct. 19, 1810 d. Aug. 17, 1813 

b. Aug. 21, 1813 m. 1st Jan. 31, 1833 Wm. Wilbur of 

i. 2nd Feb. 9, 1859 Daniel Wilcox. She d. Sept. 18, 1882 
b. Aug. 18, 1815 

b. June 19, 1818 d. unm. Feb. 13, 1839 

b. May 3, 1820 m. Sept. 23, 1846 Samuel 

McLaughlin of Winfield, N.Y. She d. Jan. 2. 1883. He d. June 22, 1889. 
Roswell 7 , David 7 , Lester 7 , Lee 7 and Charles S. 7 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 91 Ebenezer Birdseye 6 Curtiss (Silas, Peter, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. Apr. 22, 

1773 Stratford, m. Patty Morse. Children: 

1 Annis 7 No record. 

2 John 7 No record. 

3 Matilda 7 No record. 

4 Celestia 7 No record. 

5 Morse 7 No record. 

He was early in Otsego Co., N.Y. where he bought land July 25, 1797 of his brother Agur 
Curtiss. Agur bought this land on Nov. 2, 1795 from A. Lispenard and w. Sarah of New 
York City. 

C.G. P. 52 Ezekiel 6 Curtiss (Silas, Peter, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. Feb. 3, 1779 Stratford. 
He m. Ann Clark. Bridgeport Probate Record Apr. 30, 1813. Distribution of the estate of James 
Clark of Huntington, Conn, "to dau. Anna, w. of Ezekiel Curtiss." Also "Mar. 8, 1834 Ezekiel 
Curtiss of Monroe, Conn, appointed guardian of Lucy A. Clark minor under 21." In 1836 
He is in Monroe Co., N.Y. where he bought land of Marcus B. Clarke in Brockport. In 1840 
Ezekiel Curtiss and wife Ann sold the Brockport Land to Mercy R. Clarke. There is no further 
record of Ezekiel Curtiss. Brockport Cemetery has Henry S. Curtis 1804-1854 wife Maria Smith 
1815-1855 Frances A. Curtis 1838-1859 Ada Viola Curtis 1850-1851. Ellen W. Chambers 1844- 
Rochester Probate record: Will of Cyrus Curtis of Brockport recorded Jan. 22, 1886. A 
descendant in Rochester says that he married Annie Fox. Blossom Cemetery, Hamlin Township 
has "Cyrus Curtis b. Mar. 15, 1828 d. June 16, 1886 wife Annie Maria d. May 12, 1870 ae. 33 
(b. 1837)" Who these Brockport Curtises were has not been established. 

C.G. P. 53 Harmon 6 Curtiss (Ezra, Peter, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. May 13, 1774 Hunting- 
ton. History of New Milford has "Dr. Herman Curtiss died Feb. 25, 1812 ae. 36." Perhaps this 
son of Dr. Ezra 5 Curtiss. No further record. 

C.G. P. 213-214 George Preston 6 Curtiss (Ezra, Peter, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. July 10, 
1782 Huntington. He m. Sarah Laborie b. 1786. In the 1738 drawing of lots for the undivided 
land No. 126 was James Laboree, so spelled. George Preston 6 Curtiss resided in Monroe. He d. 
Mar. 24, 1856. She d. Oct. 2, 1869 ae. 83. He had eight children of record. 

1 Anna Maria 7 b. Feb. 26, 1805 m. Jan. 27, 1827 Orrin Raymond 
son of Sherwood Raymond. She d. Westport, Conn. Mar. 8, 1872. 

2 Charlotte 7 b. Apr. 24, 1811 m. Sept. 28, 1831 Daniel Hill 

b. Redding, Conn. Oct. 5, 1804 son of John and Polly (Holmes) Hill. He d. June 
1859. She d. Oct. 31, 1894. A dau. Miss H. Hill of Bridgeport sent the data in 
1908. 



1 yr. 5 mos. 

i. m. Hice. 

). ~ 1826 

Ezra 7 and John 7 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 53 Henry 6 Curtiss (Ezra, Peter, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. Jan. 1, 1790 Huntington. 
He removed to Georgia where he m. June 14, 1816 Nancy Maria Winn of Georgia. Children: 

1 Mary Ann 7 b. Feb. 10, 1823 in Georgia d. Jan. 17, 1912 in Austin, 

Texas, m. Nov. 21, 1839 Carroll Co., Georgia, Patterson Gillespie Garrison 

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3 


Ezra 7 


b. Sept. 24, 1813 




4 


John H. 7 


b. 1819 


d. Sept. 27, 1820 


5 


Delia B. 7 


b. Nov. 4, 1815 


d. unm. Jan. 8, 1906 


6 


Henry 7 


b. 


d. Dec. 25, 1824 ae. 


7 


Jane 7 


b. 


m. Hice. 


8 


John 7 


b. 1826 





son of James Caleb and Sarah (Fleming) Garrison. They had: 

(1) Henry Curtis Garrison 

(2) Wm. Fleming Garrison b. 1843 

(3) Sarah Maria Garrison b. 1845 

(4) Ann Eliza Garrison b. June 10, 1847 

(5) Ezra Curtiss Garrison b. 1849 

(6) Blakeley Gillespie Garrison 

(7) George Pierce Garrison b. Dec. 19, 1853 in Carrollton, Georgia. 

L. A. Edinburgh University Scotland 1881 m. 1881 Ann Perkins. Became 
Professor of History, University of Texas at Austin, Texas. Ph.D. 1896 
University of Chicago, d. 1910. Author of many historical works. 

(8) Mary Patton Garrison 

(9) James Percival Garrison 

(10) Walter Blanchard Garrison 

(11) Ada Elizabeth Garrison 

(12) Clarence Eugene Garrison 

2 Ruth Ann Perry 7 Curtiss b. Dec. 19, 1824 m. 1842 Emanual Butler Martin. 
He b. Oct. 14, 1805 Edgefield District S.C. He d. Jan. 1, 1869 Carrollton, Ga. 
She d. Aug. 22, 1902. They had: 

(1) Mary Ann Martin b. Aug. 2, 1844 Carroll Co., Ga. m. David 
Reuben Martin 

(2) Emily Jane Martin b. 1845 m. Dr. Ransome McDaniel 

(3) Henry Curtiss Martin b. Jan. 12, 1847 d. unm. 

(4) David Ezra Martin b. July 12, 1849 m. Wrennie Russell 

(5) Nancy Maria Martin b. Nov. 25, 1851 m. Samuel T. Burns 

(6) Emanuel Butler Martin b. Apr. 2, 1853 m. Mollie Bonner 

3 Harriet 7 Curtiss b. d. 1912 m. Asbury Morgan 

(1) Agnes Morgan 

(2) Laura Morgan m. White 

(3) Asbury Morgan 

(4) Harriet Morgan 

4 Eliza Ann 7 Curtiss b. m. Beale 

(1) William Beale 

(2) Hall Beale 

(3) Emma Beale m. ___^ McNeil 

(4) John Beale m. Stanley 

(5) Anna Beale d. unm. 

5 Julia 7 Curtiss b. m. Kingsbury. No children. 

6 Sarah Elizabeth 7 Curtis b. d. 1913 unm. 

7 Wm. Ezra 7 Curtiss b. Killed July 25, 1864 near Atlanta 

in Civil War. Unmarried. 

8 Henry 7 Curtis, Jr. b. No record. 

C.G. P. 53 William Pixley 6 Curtis (Henry, Peter, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. May 29, 1778 
Huntington, m. 1st 1798 Sarah Beach, dau. of William Beach. Resided in Clinton, N.Y. to 1804. 
She d. July 3, 1851 ae. 71. He m. 2nd Rhoda . He d. June 1, 1856 in Mentz, Cayuga Co., 

N.Y. and is buried in Prattsburg, Steuben Co., N.Y. Children: 

1 Henry 7 b. Sept. 19, 1800 He lived somewhere in Pa. but he is 
buried in Prattsburg and d. Jan. 28, 1879. No record of family. 

2 Sarah 7 Stone Presbyterian Church of Clinton, Oneida Co., N.Y. has a record 
reading. "Sarah Ann, dau. of William Pixlee Curtiss Bapt. Nov. 7, 1802 was 
drowned in Daboll Creek, Prattsburg, N.Y. in 1804." 

3 Julia 7 b. Clinton, N.Y. Oct. 26, 1803 d. Prattsburg, N.Y. 1882. 
She m. Nov. 6, 1821 Samuel Hayes. He b. Granby June 28, 1792 son of Samuel 
and Anna (Pettibone) Hayes. 

4 Delia 7 (twin) b. Clinton, N.Y. Oct. 26, 1803 m. Nov. 6, 1822 Carson 
Hayes (brother of above Samuel Hayes) b. May 6, 1796, Egremont, Mass. Both 
were bapt. in Clinton, Feb. 12, 1804. 

5 Abigail Ann 7 b. ^_^__ She was a resident of Auburn, N.Y. in 1856 
and not married. 

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6 William Beach 7 b. Jan. 14, 1806 

7 Harvey 7 b. 1807 

8 David E. 7 b.c. 1810 Removed to Va. The will of William 

Pixlee Curtiss dated Oct. 5, 1855 at Mentz, Cayuga Co., N.Y. Proved 1856 
gives heirs as Abi Ann Curtiss of Auburn, N.Y., Julia Hayes of Prattsburg, N.Y. 
Wm. Beach Curtiss of Prattsburg, N.Y., Harvey Curtiss of Wisconsin, Delia 
Hayes of Wisconsin, Henry Curtis of Pa., David E. Curtiss of Va., grandchildren: 
Henrietta Wheeler of Wheelertown, Henry Johnson of Prattsburg, widow Rhoda 
. Edwin R. Marvin Guardian of Henry Johnson, a minor. 

William Beach 7 , Harvey 7 and David E. 7 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 92 Lucius 8 Curtiss (Henry, Peter, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. Apr. 6, 1787 Hunting- 
ton, m. Oct. 12, 1809 Polly Ann Bostwick dau. of Elnathan Hurd Bostwick. b. June 21, 1785. She 
d. Dec. 26, 1831. He d. Nov. 2, 1870. Children: 

1 Ann Eloisa 7 b. Aug. 19, 1810 Huntington, d. Kent, Conn, buried in 
Danbury Nov. 2, 1897, m. Feb. 2, 1841 William Henry Banks of N. Salem, N.Y. 
He b. there Nov. 19, 1803 d. at Danbury Aug. 11, 1855 son of Samuel and Lydia 
(Craned Banks. 

2 Oliver 7 b. Oct. 12, 1812 d. Dec. 12, 1835 New Bern, N.C. 

3 Eliza Maria 7 b. Aug. 30, 1818 d. July 30, 1911 m. Feb. 28, 1850 
as his 2nd wife Stephen Silliman. He b. Easton, son of Justus and Polly (Jennings) 
Silliman. He had m. 1st 1834 Harriet Lyon b. 1816 dau. of Samuel and Polly 
(Adams) Lyon. She d. Julv 7, 1848. He returned to Bridgeport where he d. Mar. 
19, 1872. 

4 Henry 7 b. July 18, 1825 d. July 4, 1910 Chicago, HI. 

m. 1st Josephine Potter. No children, m. 2nd widow of Edward Ely of Chicago 
(he was son of Elisha Mills Ely who m. Lucius Curtiss's sister Eloisa Ann) 
Henry's 2nd w. d. Chicago, 111. Jan. 12, 1910. Henry 7 himself sent record in 1904 
except deaths. 

C.G. P. 214 Henry Tomlinson 6 Curtiss (Henry, Peter, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. Huntington 
Sept. 21, 1796 d. July 11, 1876. m. August 6, 1844 Mary Eliza Henderson Beardsley dau. of Cyrus 
H. and Maria (Burr) Beardsley and widow of Henry W. Wheeler. She b. Mar. 8, 1821, d. Sept. 15, 
1886 Fairfield, Conn. Children: 

1 Henry Wheeler 7 b. June 12, 1845 

2 Mary Beardsley 7 b. June 13, 1848 m. May 10, 1866 Frank Phelps 
son of George Alexander and Elizabeth (Ayres) Phelps. Frank Phelps d. Sept. 
27, 1938. They had: 

(1) George Phelps b. Nov. 16, 1874 d. Oct. 30, 1916 

(2) Marion Phelps b. Sept. 28, 1876 

(3) Mary Phelps b. Jan. 17, 1886 m. Horace C. Jones 

3 Edwin Burr 7 b. July 20, 1852 d. Mar. 30, 1928 m. 1st Carrie 
E. Case sister of Mary Louise Case who m. his brother Julian Wheeler Curtis 
and dau. of Joseph and Thankful (Smith) Case of Gloversville, N.Y. and Brooklyn, 
N.Y. No children. He was a member of Cunningham, Curtis and Welsh, a pub- 
lishing house of San Francisco. When he retired he moved east and became a 
director of A.G. Spaulding and Bros. He m. 2nd Virginia Hill who m. 2nd the 
famous philanthropist August Heckscher who d. Apr. 26, 1941. She d. July 10, 
1941. 

4 Julian Wheeler 7 b. Aug. 29, 1858 He and Henry Wheeler 7 will be con- 
sidered later. 

C.G. P. 53 Hiram 6 Curtiss b. June 6, 1793 brother of Henry Tomlinson 6 Curtiss. No record. 

Not in C.G. John Moss 6 Curtiss (Elijah, Peter, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. June 29, 1779 
Monroe, Conn., m. 1799 Rebecca Blakeman b. 1779. He was drowned June 23, 1803 ae. 24 
Monroe, Conn. She d. July 27, 1839 ae. 60 Monroe, Conn. Children: 

1 Hermonie 7 b. Aug. 5, 1800 d. unm. Apr. 7, 1891 ae. 90. 
d. unm. June 14, 1890 Monroe, V.R. 

2 Mary 7 b. July 8, 1803 m. 1822 Elizur Burr, son of 
Elisha and Mary (Osborn) Burr. They had: 

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(1) James Burr b. 1823 d. unm. Mar. 21, 1865 

2 Henry Burr b. Apr. 9, 1824 d. Oct. 24, 1880 

(3) Charlotte Burr b. June 3, 1826 d. 1889 

(4),Mary Frances Burr b. Nov. 6, 1830 
( They resided in the house Elijah gave to his son John Moss Curtiss. 

C.G. P. 54 Charles' Curtiss (Elijah, Peter, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. Aug. 21, 1787 Monroe 
m. Mar 2, 1809 Sarah Catherine Lewis b. 1784 dau. of Deacon Judson and Anna Lewis. He d. 
of measles Mar. 21, 1849 ae. 61-7-0. She d. Aug. 18, 1865 ae. 81 at home of her son Wm. H. 
Curtiss. They had: 

1 Ann Tomlinson 7 b. Jan. 22, 1810 m. 1st July 8, 1832 Elmer Booth 
of Litchfield b. Dec. 20, 1808 son of Joseph and Clarissa (Blackman) Booth of 
Newtown. He d. Apr. 14, 1834 and she m. 2nd June 18, 1845 Horace Scott Cable 
b. July 14, 1803 son of Abner and Ann (Scott) Cable. He d. Sept. 5, 1867. She d. 
Dec. 15, 1891 Ansonia, Conn. Children: 

(1) Mary Ann Booth b. July 17, 1833 m. David Wm. Bronson 

(2) Sarah Clarissa Booth b. Oct. 8, 1834 d. unm. June 12, 1855 

(3) Catherine Ann Cable b. Apr. 11, 1846 d. Oct. 24, 1848 

(4) Charles Abner Cable b. Aug. 21, 1847 d. Sept. 14, 1848 

(5) Henrietta Eliza Cable b. May 17, 1851 m. Arthur Henry Bartholomew 

2 William Henry 7 b. Dec. 20, 1813 Monroe, Conn. 

3 Charles Lewis 7 b. Aug. 3, 1822 Monroe, Conn. 

4 Catherine Maria 7 b. May 15, 1825 m. Oct. 5, 1851 Henry E. Plumb 
b. July 30, 1824. She d. Mar. 30, 1854 and he m. 2nd Nov. 27, 1855 Susan A. 
Tyler. Only child Wm. Henry Plumb b. Nov. 14, 1853 who m. Eudora Emily 
Durand. 

William Henry 7 and Charles Lewis 7 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 54 Zachariah Tomlinson 6 Curtiss (Elihu, Peter, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. May 10, 

1774 Huntington, m.c. 1795 Betsey . Only two children are of record. Monroe Cemetery 

has "In memory of 

1 Rosillee son of Mr. Zachariah and Mrs. Betsey Curtiss died suddenly by fall of a 
rail Oct. 23, 1803 in the 4th year of his age." so b. 1799 

2 William 7 b. Jan. 14, 1797 He will be considered later. 

Note: There is very strong evidence that there was a third son named Ira 7 
b. 1795 buried in Riverside Cemetery, Copenhagen, Lewis Co., N.Y. who died 
Aug. 1, 1826 ae. 31-2-0, and beside him is John Curtiss d. Apr. 2, 1843 ae. 18-2-0 
probably his son and b. 1825. There was another son buried in Brookside, Cem. 
Watertown, N.Y. Ira Tomlinson Curtiss 1820-1905. His wife Lovica 1827-1878 
John W. Curtiss 1846-1862. The Adams "Journal" had: "At the home of Stephen 
DeLong of Watertown Feb. 19, 1879 by Rev. J. G. Porter Mr. Ira T. Curtiss to Mrs. 
C.Z. Schram." Also from Adams "Journal" "In Copenhagen May 30, 1877 by Rev. 
J. E. Cathell at the residence of Benjamin Stanton Mr. Thomas Jefferson Fenton 
to Miss Alice Madora Curtiss Daughter of Ira T. Curtiss formerly of Deer River." 
The 1825 census of Pinckney Township Deer River has Ira Curtiss Under age 45. 
He may have come to Lewis Co. before his father. The 1830 census of W. Turin 
Township Lewis Co. has Zachariah Tomlinson Curtiss age 50 to 60 wife same and 
one female age 20 to 30. Next to him is his son William 30 to 40. This William 
removed to Scriba Township, Oswego Co., N.Y. on Mar. 4, 1836. Waity Bracey of 
New Haven, N.Y. sold to Zachariah T. Curtiss land between Cheever's Mills and 
Gayhead, now New Haven, next to Charles Nichols' land. On Mar. 13, 1837 
Ephraim Warren and w. Margaret of New Haven sell to Betsey Curtiss of New 
Haven part of lot No. 15 Scriba Patent 1/4 mile from Lake Ontario. On Nov. 11, 
1843 Zachariah T. Curtiss and w. Betsey sell to William Curtiss, Jr. (b. 1821) of 
Scriba being a lot on road from New Haven to Cheever's Mills. To date this is the 
last record of Zachariah Tomlinson Curtiss. 

C.G. P. 54 Isaac 6 Curtiss (Elihu, Peter, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. Oct. 12, 1777 Huntington. 
The present record of this Isaac Curtiss is conjectural. Land records seem to be the only source 
of data. He is probably the Isaac Curtiss of Verona, Oneida Co., N.Y. who on Aug. 24, 1815 bought 

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part of lot 97 Manlius, Onondaga Co., N.Y. of Noah and Cynthia Bessell. On Feb. 22, 1818 Phebe 
Phillips of Volney, Oswego Co., N.Y. sold part of lot 97 Manlius to Isaac Curtiss of Pompey, 
Onondaga Co. N.Y. The 1820 census shows this Isaac Curtiss in Pompey and he b. 1775-90. In 
1823 Isaac Curtiss and wife Esther of Pompey sell to J. Crandall part of lot 97 being the land 
Phebe Phillips of Volney deeded to Isaac Curtiss and also another piece that Samuel Chamberlain 
deeded to Isaac Curtiss. On Apr. 2, 1866 Ira Curtiss and wife Rebecca of Manlius sell to Joshua 
Hamblin parts of lot 97 and lot 86 Manlius adjoining Eben Duell's land. On Apr. 26, 1869 for 
$4400. Isaac Curtiss (no wife mentioned) of Manlius sell to Samuel Candee of Pompey land from 
center of Smith St., Manlius at S.W. Corner of lot formerly owned by Joshua Hamblin and now 
owned (1869) by Lucius Hubbard near John N. Burdick's land, subject to a mortgage of $1,000. 
given by Isaac Curtiss to Eben Duell dated July 8, 1867. This is the last record of Isaac Curtiss 
who would be age 92 in 1869. His death is not of record. He seems to have had a son 

1 Ira Curtiss of Charlton, Saratoga Co. b. Apr. 6, 1799 who removed to Manlius, 
N.Y. He will be considered later. 

P. 54 Judson 8 Curtiss (Matthew, Matthew, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. Jan. 8, 1774 
Newtown. No record. 

His half-brother John 6 b. May 31, 1790. No record. 

His half-brother Hiram 6 b. July 19, 1797. No record. 

His half-brother Matthew 8 is that Matthew given on P. 93 in C.G. as a son of Reuben. The 
Matthew 6 son of Reuben was born Sept. 9, 1784 and m. Apr. 27, 1807 Betsey White. 

Matthew 8 (Matthew, Matthew, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. Jan. 5, 1783 was first child 
of his father's second wife Ann Judson. He d. Aug. 25, 1864. He calls himself "Matthew son of 
Matthew" in his will. He m. 1st June 7, 1809 Polly Lacy b. 1786 d. Nov. 14, 1819 dau. of Josiah 
Lacy and he m. 2nd July 15, 1821 Rebecca Tousey b. Dec. 18, 1793 d. Aug. 10, 1864. His will 
dated Aug. 9, 1864 leaves 1/5 to dau. Sarah Ann wife of Jarvis Wilson to children of deceased dau. 
Mary Beardsley, to children of deceased dau. Harriet Noble and son Russell T. Curtiss, to dau. 
Caroline Thompson. Children: 

1 Sarah Ann 7 b. Nov. 16, 1809 Stratford, m. Jarvis Wilson. They had 
a son. 

2 Mary 7 b. June 7, 1811 m. June 1, 1832 Aaron Thomas 
Beardslee. He b. Newtown Aug. 8, 1809, d. June 8, 1845 son of William and 
Polly (Sanford) Beardslee. He m. 2nd Frances Hamlin of Newtown. Mary 7 died 
Oct. 14, 1861. They had: 

). Oct. 1, 1833 
). May 4, 1839 

Wm. H. Edwards 

1st Ora B. Warner 
2nd Stimpson Stacey 

3 Frederick Lacey 7 b. Nov. 30, 1813 Bridgeport. He d. Aug. 6, 1860. 
He m. Sept. 26, 1832 Elizabeth Knapp b. Oct. 18, 1818, dau. of Joseph and 
Abigail (Mallett) Knapp. She m. 2nd May 26, 1864 her brother-in-law Charles 
Clement Noble. The only child Frederick Lacey Curtiss, Jr. b. 1838 - Corporal 
in 17th Regiment Conn. Volunteers enlisted Sept. 8, 1862 transferred to 23rd 
Conn. Infantry. He died July 6, 1863 ae. 24-11-0 in Brashear City, La. 

4 Harriet 7 b. Dec. 7, 1815 m. June 20, 1835 Charles Clement 
Noble b. Dec. 18, 1811. Son of Ichabod and Lucinda (Botsford) Noble. Harriet 7 
d. May 13, 1856 and he m. 2nd the widow of Harriet's brother Frederick. 
Matthew 8 Curtiss had by his 2nd w. Rebecca Tousey: 

5 Russell Tousey 7 Curtiss b. 1822 Resided in New Milford, Conn. He m. 

Louisa Maria Hubbell of Bridgeport Nov. 2, 1847. He d. Nov. 24, 1877. No 

further record. 

6 Caroline 7 b. 1824 m. Nov. 23, 1848 William Henry 

Thompson. He b. May 31, 1814 son of Birdseye and Fanny (Leavenworth) 
Thompson. No further record. 

Not in C.G. Abner 6 Curtis (Stiles, Matthew, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. 1771. He d. 

Aug. 11, 1784 in 13th year of his age. 

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(1) Marietta Beardslee b. 


Oct. 1, 1833 




(2) Rebecca Beardslee b. 


May 4, 1839 




(3) Harriet Beardslee b. 




m. 


(4) Georgiana Beardslee b. 


Oct. 3, 1841 




(5) Florence Beardslee b. 




m. 
m. 



His Brother Stiles Bishop 6 Curtiss b Mav 11 1777 a t 1 tr\ ,00 
about 1842 for her third husband Lucy V^ Sup 'h! Tew ^RImT^XZ 

S^ f iTA^StJ^Z' Jessup - She m lst John — - - * J2U 

ifl R a i H br ° t X r f,! ileS6 1 CUrtiSSb -^ r m - Fanny Paddock - She b. Aug. 26, 1780 d Dec 10 

1864 dau. of Nathaniel and Fanny (Crane) Paddock. They had: 

1 Abner 7 b. Jan. 28, 1804 

2 Stiles 7 b. Sept: 5, 1806 

3 ^ ebe? a , u b> DeC - 5 ' 18 ° 8 m - Ma y 3 > 1849 for hi * 2nd w. 
Ebenezer Soule b. Dover Plains, N.Y. July 26, 1810 and d. July 25 1862 

4 Hannah 7 b. Feb. 27, 1811 m . M ar. 10, 1833 Ferdinand Spenc 

5 David 7 b. Apr. 25, 1813 

6 Ross 7 b. July 21, 1816 

7 Mar y ? b - Ma y 13, 1821 m. Sept. 22, 1850 Amariah Mallet 



Abner 7 , Stiles 7 , David 7 and Ross 7 will be considered later. 



of Easton, Conn. 



Not in C.G. David 6 Curtiss (Josiah, Matthew, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. Jan. 8, 1771 in his 
bible, but Newtown V.R. give the marriage of his father Josiah to Ann Ford as Jan. 27, 1774. The 
Bible is no doubt wrong and he was probably b. Jan. 8, 1775. That this David was son of Josiah 
and Ann (Ford) Curtiss is borne out by the statement of his son Matthew named after David's 
grandfather. David 6 Curtiss m. Jan. 11, 1803, Hannah Jeffries. She b. Mar. 19, 1780. Their son 
Matthew states that David 6 moved from Ringwood, Franklin Township, Bergen Co., New Jersey to 
Port Byron, Cayuga Co., N.Y. This place, Ringwood, is now in Passaic Co. two miles from the 
New York border exactly where the probate record of his father Josiah 5 says he lived thus prov- 
ing David's parentage. Matthew also says his father David died when he was nine years old, in 
1826, and his mother removed to New York City. Children: (See page 430.) 

1 Sally 7 b. Sept. 3, 1803 No record. 

2 Samuel H. 7 b. July 15, 1805 No record. 

3 Lucy M. 7 b. Nov. 10, 1807 m. had dau. Huldah who m. 

Daniel Little 

4 John A. 7 b. Mar. 13, 1811 

5 Thomas J. 7 b. Aug. 14, 1812 d. Feb. 9, 1838 Port Byron 

6 David 7 b. ? 11,181- (bible torn) no record. 

7 Matthew B. 7 b. July 13, 1817 

8 Huldah Jane 7 b. m. Nealon King 

John A. 7 and Matthew B. 7 will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. Josiah 6 Curtiss (Josiah, Matthew, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. 1785 d. 

Lansing, Tompkins Co., N.Y. Apr. 3, 1831 ae. 45-6-0. He m. at Reformed Church, Fordham, 
Borough of the Bronx formerly Protestant Dutch Church at Fordham, Town of West Farms, 
Westchester Co., N.Y. Feb. 23, 1815, Rachel Conklin dau. of William Conklin. They lived in 
Franklin township, Bergen Co., N.J. until after 1820 when he and his brother William 6 sold out 
to Henry Powell. Land records at Ithaca, N.Y. show Josiah 6 on May 23, 1823 bought land in 
Lansing of Reuben Bennett and w. Phebe. On Aug. 31, 1824 William 6 bought land in Lansing of 
Christopher Morgan and w. Nancy. The 1825 census gives Josiah 6 and William 6 and an Alexander 
of the next generation. It is just possible this Alexander was son of William 6 and named after 
Alexander Clinton Burnett who married William's sister Anna in 1808. This William 6 and also 
Alexander removed from Lansing and have not been located. The probate record of Josiah 6 
shows George Boneer as guardian for Sylvester, William, Josiah Jr., Benjamin and Edwin. There 
were no daughters. Rachel, the widow and Abner Armstrong of Port Byron were executors. 
Abner Armstrong married Nancy, sister of Josiah 6 . The widow Rachel may have married again 
as the Guarnsey Cemetery near Lansing has only: Josiah Curtiss d. Apr. 3, 1831 ae. 45-6-0. 
David son of Josiah and Rachel d. Sept. 2, 1827 ae. 0-7-12 Old Lansing Cemetery has Josiah 7 Jr. 
d. July 3, 1883 ae. 66-10-0 and Benjamin 7 d. Apr. 4, 1864 ae. 41. Of Sylvester 7 , William 7 and 
Edwin 7 there is as yet no record but Josiah 7 will be considered later. 

William 6 Curtiss, brother of Josiah 6 Curtiss b.c. 1780. 

His marriage and his wife's name not known. He bought land in Lansing, Tompkins Co., N.Y. 
in 1824 but removed to Meigs Co., Ohio before 1830. He is in the 1825 New York State Census as 

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having a son over 16 and two sons under 16, a wife, and a daughter under 16 and a colored girl. 
The will of his father Josiah 5 reads "I set my black girl free." It is quite likely that this black 
girl elected to stay with the family of William 6 . Children: (See page 430.) 

1 Niram 7 b.c. 1805 

2 Walter 7 

3 Sylvester 7 

4 Nancy 7 b.c. 1815 m. Tubbs 

Niram 7 , Walter 7 and Sylvester 7 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 92 Abner 6 Curtiss (Reuben, Matthew, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. Dec. 15, 1776 

Danbury, Conn. m. Nov. 20, 1796 Mary Osborn b. Mar. 26, 1776 dau. of Moses and Sarah (White) 
Osborn. Removed to New York City in 1801 where he d. May 14, 1827. She d. Aug. 4, 1852. 

Children: 

1 Julia 7 b. Dec. 13, 1797 She m. as his 2nd w. June 19, 1820 
Anthony Moffat of New York City. He d. Aug. 22, 1853. She d. Feb. 11, 1865. 

He was brother of John Little Moffat who m. Julia's aunt Hannah 6 Curtiss. 
Children: 

(1) Edwin Curtiss Moffat b. May 24, 1821 

(2) Julia Curtiss Moffat b. Aug. 12, 1822 m. A.H. Kummel 

(3) Anthony Yelverton Moffat b. June 1826 d. 1826 

(4) Mary Emma Moffat b. May 24, 1829 

(5) Anthony Yelverton Moffat b. Jan. 3, 1831 d. 1831 

2 Edwin C. 7 b. Dec. 18, 1798 

3 Paul Allen 7 b. Jan. 26, 1800 

4 Moses Osborn 7 b. Nov. 23, 1801 m. Aug. 2, 1824 Rebecca G. 
Whitfield dau. of Thomas Whitfield of New York City. He d. Apr. 1850. She d. 
at Fort Lee, N.J. Nov. 5, 1873 ae. 67. They had no children. 

5 Joseph 7 b. Nov. 23, 1803 

6 Mary 7 b. Oct. 19, 1805 m. Nov. 5, 1828 William Halsey 
of New York City who d. Oct. 6, 1873. She d. Dec. 12, 1874. They had no chil- 
dren but adopted Augusta and Thomas Rogers, children of Hamilton and Phebe 
Roger.s who died of tuberculosis as did their four children. 

7 Emma 7 b. Sept. 15, 1807 d. unm. Sept. 8, 1868 

8 Harriet 7 b. Feb. 3, 1809 m. Apr. 28, 1830 John Halsey of 
New York City, son of John and Frances (Craft) Halsey of Boston, Mass. and 
brother of William Halsey who m. her sister Mary. They had no children but 
adopted Hamilton Rogers, Jr. John Halsey d. Sept. 22, 1877. Harriet d. Apr. 
17, 1875. 

9 Susan 7 b. Oct. 28, 1810 d. Oct. 30, 1892 X m. 1st Oct. 14, 
1831 Robert Riddel McKay of New York City. m. 2nd May 12, 1836 Henry E. 
Kummel of New York City. He d. Jan. 10, 1887. Children: 

(1) Gertrude Caroline Kummel b. Mar. 11, 1837 

(2) Augusta S. Kummel b. Oct. 3, 1838 d.y. 

(3) Harriet Halsey Kummel b. Mar. 22, 1840 d.y. 

(4) William Halsey Kummel b. Nov. 15, 1842 d. Feb. 25, 1843 

(5) Osborn Curtiss Kummel b. Oct. 9, 1843 d. Jan. 21, 1845 

(6) Herman Abner Kummel b. Nov. 21, 1845 d. y. 

(7) Edward Henry Kummel b. Oct. 8, 1847 He d. unm. Dec. 28, 1882 

.„. . in Brooklyn, N.Y. 

(8) Infant who d. y. 

(9) Infant who d. y. 

10 Abner 7 b. June 11, 1814 d. unm. Nov. 1835. 

11 Caroline 7 b. Feb. 3, 1816 m. May 4, 1835 Charles Halsey 
of New York City brother of John and William above. They had no children 
but adopted John Rogers. She d. Jan. 30, 1872. 

Edwin C. 7 , Paul Allen 7 , and Joseph 7 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 214 Joseph 6 Curtiss (Reuben, Matthew, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. Sept. 19, 1782 
Danbury, Conn. He m. Aug. 17, 1803 Dorothy Hopkins, dau. of Stephen Hopkins of Hempstead 
Harbor, Long Island, N.Y. She d. Aug. 27, 1858. He d. N.Y. City Apr. 11, 1856. For true 

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nobility of spirit this Joseph Curtiss was outstanding among men. In the 1858 bound volume of 
Harper's Magazine will be found a sketch of his life by Catherine M. Sedgwick. Th..s sketch 
that he was born in Newtown, Conn. 4th child of 17 children of Reuben Curtiss of Danbury, Conn. 
14 of whom lived to maturity. They were "Sandamanians" or people who believed It wrong to 
acquire property -a religious sect that also believed it wrong to rebel, so for this reason Reuben 
Curtiss did not serve in the Revolution. In 1800 Joseph went to New York City and worked as a 
clerk for William Underhill, a hardware merchant on Pearl St. He married in 1803 Dorothy 
Hopkins, a Quaker. In 1804 Joseph was in the hardware business for himself at 92 Maiden Lane. 
Their first child was scalded to death at age 3 at the hour their eldest daughter was born. (Note: 
C.G. Has this first child dead in 1890; an error for 1809.) There were six children born at the 
Maiden Lane address and two died there. Joseph took his mother and seven sisters into his family. 
His brother Judson was an epileptic and imbecile. Joseph kept him in his own home 26 yea 
serving him as a nurse the entire time until he died three months before Joseph did. Joseph was 
a strong abolitionist. Later he became superintendent of the House of Refuge and served suc- 
cessfully without corporal punishment. Late in life he was given an appointment in the Customs 
Service by the Hon. Edward Curtiss, Collector of the Port of New York. (Note: Neither knew 
they were related but Edward 8 was son of General Zebina 7 Curtiss of Windsor, Vermont. (Israel, 
Peter, Joseph, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth). Joseph had an only son who made a fortune in 
California, and returned in 1853 to attend his parents' golden wedding. Miss Sedgwick's sketch 
also states that Joseph invented the trap in plumbing pipes, and that he was a great friend of 
Peter Cooper. 

Joseph 6 and Dorothy (Hopkins) Curtiss had: 

1 Alben 7 b. 1807 d. 1809 

2 Anna 7 b. 1809 d. unm. Newburgh, N.Y. Jan. 9, 1891 

3 Alben 7 b. 1812 d. 1812 

4 Joseph Reuben 7 b. Nov. 26, 1813 m. Oct. 1, 1834 Maria Robineau 
(not Robinson as C.G. states) She b. Nov. 1814, d. Nov. 18, 1891. He d. N.Y. 
City Feb. 1886. They had two children: 

1 Frederick 8 b. Aug. 22, 1835 who was in the Navy and fell from a mast and 
was killed in 1863. He never married. 

2 Joseph Morris 8 b. 1839, died ae. 2 mos. 

5 Ella Maria 7 b. Jan. 17, 1816 m. Oct. 1, 1834 (Double wedding 
with her brother) Lewis Gaylord Clark. He b. Mar. 5, 1816 son of Eliakim 

and (Gaylord) Clark. He d. Nov. 3, 1873. She d. Newburgh, N.Y. Mar. 

10, 1893. Children: 

(1) Ella Dean Clark b. Feb. 5, 1836 

(2) Mary Dakin Clark b. Jan. 12, 1838 

(3) Josephine Clark b. Oct. 5, 1842 

(4) Julia Clark b. July 12, 1848 

(5) Elliott B. Clark b. Nov. 5, 1851 

6 jane 7 b. Mar. 13, 1818 d. Dec. 10, 1872 m. June 20, 1838 

Edward Wood Telfair of New Orleans who was lost at sea. Their only child to 
live was Anne Telfair who m. June 4, 1874 Stephen J. Clark. 
Not inC.G. Matthew 6 Curtiss (Reuben, Matthew, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth). This Matthew* was 
born Sept. 9 1784. (Note: The Matthew 6 given in C.G. as son of Reuben 5 was son of Matthew' 
brother of Reuben 6 .) He m. Apr. 27, 1807 in Danbury Betsey White She b. Aug 3 1788 She d 
Sept 7 1849. He d. Oct. 11, 1833. He was a butcher in New York City. On Oct. 10, 1833 letters 
of administration were granted to Henry Curtis and Hezekiah Nichols The New York Tribune of 
Sept. 8, 1849 states that Betsey, relict of Matthew Curtiss formerly of Danbury, Conn, died on 
Sept. 7, at the home of her daughter Mrs. Miller of 196 First St., Williamsburg, N.Y. Children. 
1 Henry White 7 b. Mar. 28, 1808 

9 naviri Allen 7 b. Nov. 22, 1809 

3 mnerva 7 b. Oct. 1, 1811 m. June 12, 1832 Samuel George 

Boughton b. Danbury Feb. 3, 1811 son of Elias and Hannah (Hamlin) Boughton. 
They removed to Hartford, Conn, and then to Brooklyn, N.Y. where he d. June 6, 
1883. She d. Jan. 21, 1886 in New York City. Children: 

(1) Frances Isabella Boughton b. Jan. 23, 1833 Hartford, Conn. 

(2) Ella Minerva Boughton b. m. 1860 Joshua J. Hogan. 

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(3) George Boughton 


b. m. 


Had children 


4 Son 

5 Theodore 7 

6 Emily 7 


b. 1813 
b. Jan. 20, 1815. 
b. 1817 


d.y. 

m. Mil 



Her mother died at her home. 

7 Olive Olivia 7 b. Aug. 16, 1819 d. Sept. 1863 Cedar City, Utah, 
m. 1838 as his 2nd wife Abraham Marion Coombs in Long Island. They sailed 
round Cape Horn on the ship "Brooklyn" and settled in Utah. Children: 

(1) Charles Marion Coombs b. Sept. 17, 1840 Rockville Center, L.I. 

(2) Helen Coombs b. 1842 L.I. m. David O. Clayton. 

(3) Emily Coombs b. Aug. 27, 1849 San Bernardino 

(4) Jane Arabella Coombs b. Dec. 28, 1852 m. Joseph S. Smith 

(5) Ella Elvira Coombs b. Mar. 27, 1855 m. Wm. H. Branch 

(6) Olive Coombs b. Nov. 27, 1857 m. John R. Fretwell 

8 Helen 7 b. 1821 m. -Wm-. Rogers. Removed to 

Wanship, Utah. They had- ^° ss 

(1) Martha Rogers, m. Dunford of Evanston, Wyo. 

(2) Emily Rogers m. a brother of Martha's husband. 
Henry White 7 , David Allen 7 and Theodore 7 will be considered later. 

P. 55 David 6 Curtiss (Reuben, Matthew, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. Dec. 31, 1786. He 
d. Dec. 17, 1831. There is no record of his marriage. 

P. 55 Thomas 6 Curtiss (Reuben, Matthew, Josiah, William.Widow Elizabeth) b. Oct. 31, 1788, m. 
May 2, 1814 Esther H. Bennett. She b. Feb. 28, 1789, Brookfield, Conn, and d. Mar. 28, 1867 
Bridgeport, Conn. He d. July 15, 1869 Bridgeport, Conn. They had two children: 

1 Joseph Thomas 7 b. Nov. 29, 1815 

2 William Mark 7 b. Aug. 18, 1817 
Both will be considered later. 

P. 93 Gould 6 Curtiss (Gold, Matthew, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. Dec. 27, 1787 Newtown, 
Conn. m. Apr. 9, 1815 Joanna Peck b. Apr. 9, 1788, d. Nov. 7, 1860 dau. of Samuel Peck of 
Newtown. He d. Feb. 3, 1858. They had: 

1 Mary 7 b. Jan. 19, 1817 m. Oct. 8, 1838 Cyrenius Beers of 
Newtown (Newtown V.R.) They removed to Chicago, 111. They had: Mary, 
Clarissa and Chas. G. all Beers. 

2 Samuel 7 b. Apr. 27, 1818 Newtown. 

3 Elizabeth 7 b. Sept. 25, 1824 She m. 1st Mar. 16, 1851 as his 
3rd w. Robert S. Peck. He b. Mar. 1, 1814, Newtown, son of Isaac and Urelia 
(Botsford) Peck. He m. 1st Abigail Booth and 2nd Mary Lake. He d. and she 
m. 2nd as his 2nd w. Mar. 2, 1859 Simeon Beers Peck. He b. Nov. 14, 1810 son 
of David Camp and Rebecca (Beers) Peck. He had m. 1st Caroline 7 Curtiss 
(Abijah Birdseye, Abijah, Benjamin, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) who d. 
May 27, 1858. She had a son Charles G. Peck. 

4 Sarah 7 b. Oct. 4, 1834 Newtown, m. Feb. 3, 1869 as his 2nd w. 
Dr. Monroe Judson, M.D. He b. Newtown Jan. 17, 1820 son of Dr. John and 
Philena (Hubbell) Judson. He had m. 1st in 1844 Sarah M. Blackman who d. 
Feb. 25, 1867. 

Samuel 7 will be considered later. 

P. 94 John Gold 6 Curtiss (Gould, Matthew, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. Mar. 2, 1792 
Newtown, m. Nov. 15, 1820 Lucy Blakeman. She b. 1794 d. Aug. 28, 1859 ae. 65. He d. Aug. 13, 
1845. He was a tanner and lived in Newtown all his life. They had: 

1 Daniel Blackman 7 b. Mar. 30, 1826 

2 Simeon 7 b. Jan. 29, 1827 d. unm. Dec. 23, 1853 ae. 26. 

3 John Gould 7 b. Nov. 6, 1829 

4 Robert 7 b. Oct. 18, 1831 d. Aug. 3, 1832 ae. 9 mos. 13 d. 

5 David 7 b. Newtown, Oct. 2, 1836 
Daniel Blackman 7 , John Gould 7 , and David 7 will be considered later. 



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C.G. P. 94 Hezekiah 6 Curtiss (Gould, Matthew, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. Mar 25 1796 

Z dTnr Tim" * £ T MarCla G1 ° Ver ° f NGWt0Wn - »" d - A ^ r - "- 1866 - 0-3 
She d. Apr. 3, 1873 ae. 75. They had: 

1 falfrf m „■ b - N0V ' 15, 1824 d - Ma V ». 1889 ' She m. 1st Apr. 5, 
Z f ? ,n „ " man ° f Southbur V- He b. Dec. 18, 1818 son of Frederick and Fanny 
(Mitchell) Hinman. He d. Jan. 15, 1875 Southbury. No ch.ldren. She m. 2nd 1880 
as his 2nd w. Samuel 7 Curtiss. (Gould, Gould, Matthew, Jos.ah, William. Widow 
Elizabeth) 

2 Benjamin 7 b. Aug. 6, 1828 

3 Henry 7 b. 

4 Mar y 7 b - Jan. 29, 1837 She m. 1st Nov. 22, 1863 James 
Legrand Wheeler. He b. Mar. 1, 1837 son of Elisha and Ann Maria (Johnson) 
Wheeler. He d. Beacon Falls, Conn. Jan. 1, 1875 and she m. 2nd as his 3rd wife 
after 1889 her sister Betsey's widower Samuel 7 Curtiss above mentioned. 

J Benjamin 7 and Henry 7 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 94 David 6 Curtiss (Gould, Matthew, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. July 28, 1798 

Newtown, Conn. He was a lumberman on the Susquehanna River. He m. Nov. 27, 1823 Jennett 
Shelton, b. Sept. 24, 1800 dau. of Eli and Hepsibah (Nichols) Shelton. She d. Mar. 19, 1884 at 
Painted Post, N.Y. He d. Mar. 17, 1886 at Rochester, N.Y. They had: 

1 Jane Marilla 7 b. Feb. 6, 1825 Newtown d. Sept. 11, 1841 

2 Antoinette" b. May 31, 1830 Newtown, m. Jan. 15, 1850 Charles 
Heckman Erwin. No children. She d. Jan. 8, 1884 Painted Post, N.Y. 

3 Josiah 7 b. Dec. 4, 1831 Newtown 

4 Infant son b. Nov. 4, 1837 d. Nov. 10, 1837 Sandy Hook, Conn. 

5 Phebe Minerva 7 b. Jan. 30, 1839 at Campbell, N.Y. m. Dec. 24, 1863 
Charles Gilbert Thompson. No children. She d. Nov. 18, 1883 at Painted Post, 
N.Y. 

Josiah 7 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 95 Daniel 6 Curtiss (Gould, Matthew, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. Jan. 26, 1801 

Newtown, Conn. m. 1st Mar. 4, 1829 Cornelia Beach b. July 17, 1804 Trumbull, Conn. dau. of 
Alfred and Elizabeth ( ) Beach. She d. June 21, 1835 and he m. 2nd June 7, 1843 her sister 

Julia Beach b. Mar. 7, 1814 d. Oct. 28, 1895. No children. Children: 

1 John Beach 7 b. Bridgeport, Conn. Dec. 15, 1830 He d. unm. there 
Feb. 26, 1859 

2 Cornelia Mary 7 b. Bridgeport, Conn. Aug. 30, 1832 m. Dec. 2, 1863 
Edward Banks of Bridgeport. He b. Aug. 25, 1825 d. Apr. 7, 1912 son of Edwin 
Banks. She d. Jan. 1, 1885. Child: 

(1) Daniel Curtiss Banks b. Oct. 11, 1867 d. Dec. 23, 1884 

Not in C.G. William 6 Curtiss (Daniel Brewster, Charles, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) Bapt. May 
1764. He m. Frances Benjamin Bapt. Mar. 25, 1761 dau. of Philip and Prudence (Minor) 
Benjamin. He d. Aug. 14, 1803 ae. 40 Stratford Episcopal Cemetery. She d. Feb. 7, 1854 ae. 85 
Stratford Episcopal Cemetery. Court Feb. 5, 1807 Distribution of the estate of William Curtiss, 
widow Frances. She appointed guardian of son 1. William Benjamin 8 Curtiss, a minor, whose 
record remains unknown. 

Not in C.G. Uriah 6 Curtiss (John, Charles, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b.c. 1778. He was 

of Warrentown, Herkimer Co. in 1800 census and age 16 to 26 and just married. The 1820 census 
shows him in Ballston, Saratoga Co. with two daughters. 

Not in C.G. Rowland Curtis with w. Sally is in the Saratoga Co. land records and may be brother of 

Uriah. Abigail Lacy, mother of Uriah had a sister Sarah Lacy b. 1748 who m. in 1771 at Easton, 
Conn. Jabez Rowland. 

Not in C.G. Lacy 6 Curtiss (brother of Uriah above) b. Nov. 23, 1787 d. Nov. 17, 1867. m. 1817 Mary 
Gleason b. Apr. 14, 1799, d. Apr. 1, 1882. The 1820 census and 1830 census agree in indicating 
that he was b. 1780-90. His wife 1790-1800 and they had a son b. 1810-15 and a dau. b. 1810-15 
and a dau. b. 1815-20. The only child of record is Hezekiah L. 7 Curtiss b. Sept. 3, 1818. Census 
records give his birth in 1820. He was an ice dealer in Ballston. He d. Sept. 18, 1873. He m. 

105 



May 26, 1840 Judith Van Guysling who d. May 8, 1862 ae. 43-3. dau. of Peter and Nancy Van 
Guysling of Rotterdam, N.Y. Children: 

1 Hester E. 8 b. 1842 m. Smith 

2 Mary Gleason 8 b. Dec. 11, 1847 No record. 

3 Francelia Adeline 8 b. Jan. 3, 1851 No record. 

4 Daniel Van Guysling 8 b. Apr. 4, 1857 He m. Charity E. Van Wie 

b. 1857. He d. 1914. On Jan. 9, 1865 the last three children were under 

guardianship although their father was living. The 1870 census shows the three 
children living with him. This census also shows his mother age 71 living with 
Joseph H. Cole and his wife. Perhaps one of her daughters married a Cole? 

Not in C.G. Hepsibah Curtiss d. Oct. 19, 1839 ae. 46. (so b. 1793) South Milton Cemetery. She was 
probably sister of Lacy 6 Curtis. 

Not in C.G. Daniel 6 Curtiss, brother of Lacy 6 Curtiss buried South Cemetery, Cazenovia, N.Y. Stone 
reading: Daniel Curtis 1783-1865 Wife Dorcas Holbrooks 1790-1878. Daughter Lucinda 7 Curtis 
1818-1863. Son Daniel 7 Curtiss 1810-1891. The 1850 census shows a son Giles 7 b. 1832 and a 
dau. Mary Jane 7 b. 1834 who m. 1854 Abraham Lockman. She d. May 22, 1910 and he d. Feb. 3, 
1911. Her will gives a record of her brother Daniel's children and her brother Abel's children. 
Her nephew Daniel W. Curtiss of 831 W. Superior St., Chicago, 111. Her nephew Charles Curtiss 
of 831 W. Superior St., Chicago, 111., her nephew Edward L. Curtiss of 20 Sterling St., E. Orange, 
N.J., her nephew Andrew G. Curtiss of 20 Sterling St., E. Orange, N.J., her nephew Harry W. 
Curtiss of 87 Eaton Place, E. Orange, N.J., a niece Carrie Vanderhoff, of 119 Steuben St., E. 
Orange, N.J., nephew Morgan L. Day, of 11 Jackson Ave., Seattle, Wash., nephew Wm. Burr Day 
of Chatham, N.Y., her niece Caroline Graham of 1217 Burnet Ave., Syracuse, N.Y., her grand 
nephew George A. Barber of 111 Garfield Ave., Syracuse, N.Y., her niece Helen M. Baker of 75 
Sterling St., E. Orange, N.J., her grand nephew Frank Springer of Delphi Falls, N.Y., her grand 
nephew Frederick S. Springer of Delphi Falls, N.Y., her grand niece Jennie Curtiss of E. Orange, 
N.J. The Graham, Barber and Springer Families were descendants of Abel 7 . It would appear 

that Daniel 6 Curtiss, Sr. had a daughter not of record who married Day. 

John 6 Curtiss, Jr. b. 1781-2, brother of Daniel 6 m.c. 1807 Mary Earll. They resided in Fenner 
Township to the east of Cazenovia, N.Y. Their burial place is not known at this time. They had: 

1 Schuyler V. 7 b. 1808 

2 John 7 He had two children and lived in Medina, N.Y. No further record. 

3 Aurilla 7 (or Aurelia) b. 1813 She m. Paul Hammond. Their 

dau. Elizabeth Hammond removed to Michigan. 

4 Samantha 7 b. July 9, 1815 d. Nov. 3, 1884 m. Sept. 25, 1833 
at Cortland, N.Y. Jeremiah Seamans b. Oct. 28, 1811 in Herkimer Co., N.Y. 

d. Mar. 1894. They had: 

(1) LaFayette Seamans 

(2) Henry Seamans 

(3) John C. Seamans 

(4) Stephen R. Seamans 

(5) Frank Seamans 

(6) Emma Seamans 

(7) Adele Seamans 

(8) William D. Seamans 

5 Amasa Charles 7 b. 1821 

6 Mary 7 b. 1823 She m. 1st John Van Epps son of 

Jacob and Louise Van Epps of Montgomery Co., N.Y. They had: 

(1) Marion B. Van Epps b. 1847 

(2) Royal Edward Van Epps b. 1850 twin to 

(3) Charles Edwin Van Epps b. 1850 

Mary 7 m. 2nd a Mr. Rose. 

Schuyler V. 7 and Amasa Charles 7 will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. Abel 6 Curtiss (John, Charles, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. 1785. d. Sept. 

24, 1834 ae. 49. Buried in Gooseville Hill Cemetery near Delphi, N.Y. Stone now gone. He m. 
Catherine Palmer b. 1791 in Albany Co., N.Y. She d. Sept. 14, 1865 buried in Fayetteville, N.Y. 
They had: 

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1 John7 b. Ballston, N.Y. 1807-8 

2 Eliza? b - Del P h i. N.Y. 1813 She m. 1st Aaron P. Bronson 
... ,, and had: 

(1) Mary Bronson b. 1833 

She m. 2nd Mr. Chapman 
and had: 

(2) Sarah Chapman b. 1838 

Eliza 7 d. Mar. 31, 1884 ae.~7l7T3uried in Fayetteville, N.Y. 

3 Mary Ann 7 b.c. 1816 No record. 

4 Palmer Hunlock Curtiss b. July 17, 1814 Delphi, N.Y. 
John 7 and Palmer Hunlock 7 will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. and conjectural. Nehemiah H. 6 Curtiss (Salmon, Charles, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) 

b. July 28, 1782, m. 1804 Lucina Hubbell, b. Oct. 4, 1784. They removed to Virgil, 

Cortland Co., N.Y. with all their children except Nehemiah 7 , who remained in Conn. He d. July 24, 
1845 ae. 63. She d. May 13, 1873 ae. 88. Children: 

1 Laura 7 b. Nov. 27, 1805 d. Mar. 17, 1856 m. Asa Reed 
1801-1845. They had 4 sons and 4 daus. 

2 Selina 7 b. Dec. 3, 1807 d. Oct. 31, 1870 m. Daniel Sanford. 
Resided in Ovid, N.Y. They had: Henry Sanford and Mary Sanford. 



3 


Nehemiah 7 b. 1809 


4 


Sophronia 7 b. Feb. 2, 1811 m r Hiram Starr Sherman b. 1809 




Woodbury, Conn., son of Judson and Mercy (Riley) Sherman. He d. Virgil, N.Y., 




June 7, 1859. She d. May 10, 1873 


5 


Salmon 7 b. Nov. 15, 1812 


6 


Mary 7 b. Mar. 5, 1817 d. Feb. 2, 1898 m. 1st Feb. 8, 




1852 Thomas Benton, m. 2nd Apr. 16, 1871 Barrett Elster b. 1803, d. Nov. 24, 




1889. No children. 


7 


Charles 7 b. Mar. 23, 1820 


8 


Lucinda 7 b. Aug. 9, 1822 d. Feb. 6, 1906 m. Sanford Branch 


9 


Matilda 7 b. Jan. 1, 1830 d. June 10, 1834 



Nehemiah 7 , Salmon 7 .-.nd Charles 7 will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. and conjectural. John 8 Curtiss brother of Nehemiah H. 6 Curtiss b. after 1790. Hem. 

Aug. 24, 1815 Sarah Ann Nettleton b. Dec. 14, 1797, d. Dec. 3, 1886 first child of Theophilus and 
Amanda L. (Bunnell) Nettleton. Children: 

1 Theophilus Nettleton 7 Curtis b. June 10, 1817 

2 Salmon B. 7 b. June 12, 1819 

3 Lovicy 7 b. Feb. 23, 1821 m. Feb. 25, 1838 Deforest Warner 
b. Feb. 27, 1814. They had: 

(1) Theron N. Warner b. Nov. 23, 1841 d. Oct. 9, 1858 

(2) Anson C. Warner b. Apr. 11, 1848 

(3) Thena Adella Warner b. Feb. 5, 1859 

(4) Myron C. Warner b. d. Sept. 1, 1873 

Theophilus Nettleton 7 and Salmon B. 7 will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. David 7 Curtiss (Seth, Josiah, Israel, Israel, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Nov. 29, 1761. He 
was Revolutionary Soldier born in Danbury. He moved to Sharon, Conn., in 1783. Enlisted Aug. 
1777 Served to July 1779 when town of Fairfield was burned by the British. Two affidavits 
made Oct. 10, 1835, one by his brother Noah 7 age 66 thus fixing his birth in 1769. The other by 
Hannah Pierson his sister, age 64, this fixing her birth in 1771. David 7 d. June 2, 1846. He m. 
Nov. 17, 1784 Lois Chapman. She b. Apr. 19, 1762. She d. Oct. 12, 1857. Both buried in Cart- 
wright Cemetery at Sharon, Conn. Their children were: 

1 Maior 8 b. Apr. 13, 1786. Oakland Co., Michigan marriages has 
«Dr Major Curtiss, 53 of Royal Oak, married Dec. 24, 1839 Mrs. Mary Hoagland 
47 of Troy by Isaac W. Ruggles." This Major Curtiss b. 1786 may be son of 

David 7 

2 Harriet 8 b. Sept. 26, 1788 d. Sept. 10, 1814 Cartwright 

Cemetery. 

3 Clarissa 8 b. Aug. 7, 1793 d. unm. Jan. 6, 1866. In 1859 she 
was declared insane by a commission. 

107 



4 Juliana 8 b.. Oct. 10, 1798 m. Feb. 1, 1821 Joseph Dayton 
Beach of Amenia, N.Y. He b.Jan. 8, 1794 son of Giles and Mary (Dayton) Beach. 
He d. Dec. 18, 1874 ae. 81, was in 1812 War. She d. Oct. 5, 1873 ae. 76. They had 
five children, among them George Franklin Beach and Lorenzo C. Beach. A grand- 
son Rev. Seth Curtiss Beach supplied the record. 

5 Russell 8 b. 1790 d. June 15, 1813 ae. 23. 

David's will made in 1832 omits mention of the son Major 8 . 

Not in C.G. Josiah 7 Curtiss (brother of David 7 Curtiss) b. m. Dec. 30, 1787 Huldah Coleman, dau. 

of Josiah Coleman of Sharon, Conn. In Jan. 1801 Josiah sells his house and six acres in Sharon to 
Sherman Abel, and removed to Alford, Mass. near the New York border. In Nov. 1800 Peleg Dewey 
of Alford, Mass. sells his farm to Josiah Curtiss of Sharon, Conn. Child's History of Berkshire 
Co., Mass. states that Josiah Curtiss of Alford was a prominent Baptist and selectman in 1816. 
Children: 

1 Ashbel H. 8 Curtiss b. 1794 

2 Chauncey R. 8 b. 

3 Orlow 8 

4 Armilla 8 b. m. Silas Pomeroy. Removed to 

Michigan. 
Josiah 7 died 1843. His will dated Feb. 1, 1841 calls his dau. Amelia and Ashbell H. 
his 2nd son and speaks of his deceased son Orlow of Ohio and son Chauncey R. of New York State 
and son Ashbel 8 of Alford, Mass. His wife predeceased him. 
Ashbell H. 8 will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. Noah 7 Curtiss (brother of David 7 and Josiah 7 Curtiss). b. 1768-9 in Danbury, Conn. He 

m. 1792 in Sharon, Conn. Polly Sanford b. Jan. 31, 1772 dau. of Amos and Mary (Chickstone) 

Sanford. They removed about 1820 to Homer, Cortland Co., N.Y. where he d. Feb. 3, 1838 and she 
removed with her family to Fleming, Cayuga Co., N.Y. where she d. Dec. 9, 1847. They had three 
children: 

1 Milo Sanford 8 b. Dec. 11, 1793 

2 Chesterfield 8 b. 1795 

3 Seymour 8 b. 1798 He m. but died childless in 1855. 

Milo Sanford 8 and Chesterfield 8 will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. Eliphalet 7 Curtiss (Stephen, Stephen, Israel, Israel, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Oct. 3, 1768 
Danbury, Conn., m. Aug. 5, 1790 Elizabeth Deborah Whitlock, dau. of Abraham Whitlock of 
Ridgefield, Conn. Only child of record: 

1 Betsey 8 b. Jan. 29, 1792 

Not in C.G. Noah 7 Curtiss, brother of Eliphalet 7 b. Danbury, Apr. 17, 1774, m. Oct. 11, 1803 Esther 
Lee of Ridgefield, Conn. He d. May 28, 1849 ae. 75 Danbury Cemetery. She d. Aug. 28, 1848 ae. 
66, Danbury Cemetery. No record of children. 

Not in C.G. Phineas 7 Curtiss, brother of Noah 7 b. Danbury, Jan. 5, 1783, d. Danbury, 1810 ae. 34 
Hartford "Courant" of Apr. 4, 1810. No record of marriage. 

Not in C.G. Stephen 7 Curtiss, brother of Phineas 7 b. May 29, 1780 d. Oct. 5, 1852, Cornwall, Conn. 

m. 1st Sally Hungerford whod. Mar. 27, 1815 ae. 35. m. 2nd Naomi Root b. Bristol, Conn. Mar. 20, 
1790. They removed to Cornwall, Conn. 1820. She d. there Nov. 23, 1877. By his 1st wife he had: 

1 Phineas 8 Curtiss b. Apr. 29, 1811 
By his second wife he had: 

2 Minerva 8 b. May 10, 1818 d. unm. 

3 Eber Ellis 8 b. Mar. 30, 1820 

4 Joel 8 b. Apr. 5, 1822 d. unm. May 29, 1890 

5 Mary H. 8 b. Feb. 24, 1825 m. 1st Nov. 7, 1843 Nathaniel 

Barbour, m. 2nd Seeley. By 1st husband she had: Wesley, Chester and 

Alice, all Barbour. 

6 Anna H. 8 b. June 5, 1827 m. June 24, 1843 George W. 

Baldwin 
Note: Barbour Index has marriage date Mar. 10, 1844 son of Theophilus and Rosanna (McEwen) 
Baldwin. He d. May 12, 1895. She d. Dec. 2, 1911. Plymouth Cemetery. They had: 

108 



(1) Minerva Baldwin 

(2) Hattie Baldwin 

(3) Augustus Baldwin 

(4) Jay Baldwin 

(5) Elvira Baldwin 
Stephen Erits 8 



b. Nov. 14, 1829 



8 William Ellis 8 b. Aug. 3, 1834 

Phineas 8 and Eber Ellis 8 will be considered later. 



m. Truman Wedge 

d.y. 

m. Carrie Robinson 

m. Adele Granni.s 

m. Calvin Blanchard 

m. Minerva Farrar. 

children, 
d.y. 



No record of 



Not in C.G 

Jan. 18 



Frederic 7 Curtiss (Abraham, John, John, Israel, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Suffield, Conn 
8, 1756. 1790 census 2-0-0 indicates he may have been a widower. It is conjectural that 



- - *..~*^~.^^ -v. ».,c»j ..aye uccu a »mu»ci. ii is conjectural that 
this is that Frederic Curtiss, saddler, of Canajoharie, N.Y. About 1796 Mary Abeel assigns her 



dower and thirds to this Frederic Curtiss 
1 



His dau. 
Eunice 8 b ; 1797 

(1) Frederic A. Nellis of Clarkson, N.Y. 

(2) Louisa Nellis who m. Weatherby 

(3) Daniel Nellis of Clarkson, N.Y. 

(4) Mary Nellis w. of Barringer 

Rhoda 8 



3 

4 



Maria 8 
Sally 8 



m. Peter A. Nellis and had 



n. Simms and had Chas. 

Simms of Ft. Plain, N.Y. 



b.c. 



1805 



m. 

m. 
They had: 



Robert Adams of Ft. Plain, N.Y. 
Daniel Belding, b. Nov. 4, 1793 



son of Azor and Hannah (Smith) Belding. 

(1) Chas. A. Belden b. Jan. 15, 1828 

(2) Frederic Belden b. Apr. __ 1831 

(3) Joseph J.Belden b. Apr. 1, 1833 

(4) Sarah Frances Belden b. Sept. 1835 

(5) Louisa Belden b. Oct. 27, 1840 
The family lived in Brockport, N.Y. 

5 Daniel F. 8 b. 1804 Resided in Rochester, N.Y. 

6 Eliza 8 d. unm. July 3, 1865, Ft. Plain, N.Y. 

7 Lucy Ann 8 d. unm. Sept. 9, 1877 Canajorharie, 

N.Y. 
No. 5 Daniel F. 8 Curtiss is in the 1875 census of Rochester his age 71 so b. 1804. His 
wife Adeline 64 b. 1811 in N.Y. dau. Elizabeth 9 37 b. 1838 in Montgomery Co., N.Y. 
Probably a dau. Jane 9 43 b. 1832 m. Barker. 

Not in C.G. Josiah 7 b. Oct. 29, 1757 Suffield, Conn., brother of Frederic 7 Curtiss. m. Anna Sheldon, 
dau. of John and Mary (Rising) Sheldon. She m. 2nd a Mr. Foster. She m. 3rd a Mr. Harmon, 
before 1832. The death record of Josiah and wife is lacking. They had: 

1 Anna 8 b. Mar. 5, 1783 d. Mar. 19, 1787 

2 Mary* b. Nov. 26, 1784 d. Mar. 19, 1787 

3 Sarah 8 b. Feb. 19, 1785 This was copied from the original town 
records by this compiler and is obviously impossible - an error in the records. 

m. Richard Bailey son of William 
She d. Oct. 7, 1828 ae. 42. 

d. before 1830. No further record, 
d. Mar. 2, 1876. m. Abner Derby 



Mary 8 b. Jan. 26, 1787 

and Abigail Bailey. He d. Jan. 8, 1861 ae. 69. 

Frederic 8 b. Nov. 24, 1788 

Anna 8 (Polly Ann) b. Nov. 10, 1790 

who d. Jan. 22, 1867 ae. 90-11-0 

Josiah Sheldon 8 

No further record. 

Ira 8 

Betsey 8 



b. June 11, 1793 removed to Easton, Washington Co., N.Y. 



b. 
b. 



No further record, 
d. before 1830 m. King. 



Not in C.G. Amos 7 Curtiss (Amos, John, John, Israel, John, Widow Ehzabe ) b Sufheld, Conn. Aug 

27, 1768. He d. Pawlet, Vt. May 8, 1854 ae. 85-9-0-. m. at Wether sheld, V Feb. 4 1790 Eumce 
Upham, dau. of Asa and Lydia (Pierce) Upham. She b Sturbridge .Mass .Aug. 17 1J. She d. 
Feb. 7 1836 and Amos 7 m. 2nd Mrs. Sarah Mather at Stf field. Conn. Oct. 12, 1839 widow 
William Mather who d. 1834. She d. Mar. 30, 1854 ae. 75. Children. 

109 



Amos 8 
Amos 8 
David 8 
Cyrus Chipman 8 



b. Feb. 16, 1791, Rupert, Vt. d. Feb, 
b. Feb. 4, 1792, Rupert, Vt. d. Dec 
b. Jan. 26, 1794, Hartford, N.Y. 
b. Apr. 30, 1796, Hartford, N.Y. 



26, 
20, 



1791 
1802 



5 John Gilbert 8 



b. June 2, 1798, Hartford, N.Y. 



Sylvester 8 
Eunice 8 



9 
10 



b. Aug. 2, 1800, Rupert, Vt. 
b. Mar. 1, 1803, Rupert, Vt. 
Jr. of Wells, Rutland Co., Vt. They had: 

(1) Sylvester Curtis Culver b. Mar. 11, 1826 

(2) John Culver b. Oct. 31, 1828, Wells ; 

(3) Polly E. Culver 

Family removed to Wisconsin in 1848. 
8 Cornelia 8 b. July 7, 1805, Rupert, Vt. 

m. James Simons Hawley, Mar. 27, 1828. Children: 

(1) Charlotte Cornelia Hawley b. Arlington, Vt. Nov 

(2) James Curtis Hawley b. June 4, 1833 
Susan Rathbone 8 b. Dec. 5, 1807, Rupert, Vt. 
Amos Elijah 8 b. Mar. 23, 1810, Rupert, Vt. 



d. Pawlet, Vt. Dec. 25, 1839 
m. Dec. 4, 1817 at Pawlet, Vt. 

Louisa Chapman, 
m. Lucy Fitch dau. of Benjamin 

and Anna Fitch 
d. Sept. 23, 1802 
m. Dec. 2, 1824 Samuel Culver, 



Vt. 



d. Aug. 23, 1839 Troy, N.Y. 



4, 1829 

d. Aug. 16, 1866. 
No record. 



Unmarried. 



Cyrus Chipman 8 and John Gilbert 8 will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. Sylvester 7 Curtiss (Amos, John, John, Israel, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Rupert, Vt. Dec. 



14, 1771, 
Children: 



d. Pitt«5town, Ontario Co., N.Y. Dec. 1812, m. 1793 at Pawlet, Vt. Mary Johnson. 



Lemuel Chipman 8 

Irene 8 

Elizabeth 8 

Amos 8 

Sylvester 8 b. Mar. 

Mary 8 b. Mar. 

George Hicks. They had: 

(1) Harriet Hicks b. 

Linah 8 
Philo 8 



26, 
26, 



1803 
1803 



No record. 
No record. 
No record. 
No record. 
No record, 
d. Feb. 7, 1868 



m. 1823 



m. her 1st 



m. John W. 
cousin Moses Curtis below. 

No record, 



Dale 



Not in C.G. Moses Sheldon 7 Curtiss, brother of Sylvester 7 b. Aug. 1774, Rupert, Vt. d. July 1, 1808, 
Granville, Washington, Co., N.Y. m. Feb. 1803 at Lansingburgh, N.Y. Susan Rathbone dau. of 
Wait and Mary Rathbone. She m. 2nd a Mr. Hermans. Children: 

1 Moses 8 b. Mar. 1, 1804, Salem, N.Y. No record. 

2 Sheldon 8 b. 1805 d. June 25, 1808. 

Comstock. 



3 Mary Irene 8 



b. July 15, 1807, Granville, N.Y. m. 1828 



Not in C.G. John 7 Curtiss, brother of Sylvester 7 b. June 24, 1777, Rupert, Vt. m. Abigail Hunter at 
West Haven, Vt. 1805. Children: 

1 Jane 8 b. July 17, 1807, Pawlet, Vt. d. June 16, 1841. m. Charles 
Harvey Kellogg June 15, 1825, Ticonderoga, N.Y. 

2 Moses 8 b. Feb. 18, 1809, Pawlet, Vt. m. his 1st cousin Linah Curtis 
above. No record of children. 

Not in C.G. Philo 7 Curtiss (Amos, John, John, Israel, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. May 21, 1783, Rupert, 
Vt., d. Salem, N.Y. Aug. 1, 1858. m. July 9, 1817 Sarah Ann Delaplaine, dau. of William B. and 
Margaret (Harvey) Delaplaine at Granville, N.Y. She b. Newark, N.J. Mar. 5, 1790. She d. Salem, 
N.Y. Feb. 5, 1825. Children: 

1 William Delaplaine 8 b. May 23, 1818, Salem, N.Y. 

2 Eliza Smith 8 b. Oct. 27, 1819, Salem, N.Y. 

3 John Williams 8 b. Jan. 29, 1821, Salem, N.Y. 
No children in 1860 census. 

4 Sarah Ann 8 b. Dec. 8, 1823, Salem, N.Y. 

5 James Philo 8 b. Jan. 20, 1825, Salem, N.Y. 



No record. 

Single 1860 census. 

m. Hannah 

No record. 
No record. 



110 



1 Josiah 8 


b 


2 Aaron 8 


b 


3 Clarissa 8 


b 


4 Phebe 8 


b 


5 Diadema 8 


b 


6 Currence 8 


b 



NOt "Vf r 'iS J S V !ftOQ Ur M SS ' br0t , her f ° f PhU ° 7 CurtiSS b - Rupert > Vt - Nov - ll > 1786 - d - Lansingburgh, 
N.Y. Dec. 21, 1809. No record of marriage. 

C.G. P. 56 Aaron' Curtiss (Gideon, John, John, Israel, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Jan. 27, 1762 Woodbury, 
Conn. South Britain, Conn, V.R. state that he m. Nov. 6, 1783 Susanna Leavenworth. The Loveland 

?<f™ J? I* f na - The Vt V ' R - Cal1 her Livonah - The y liv * d ^ ^richo, Vt. where he d. 

1800. His widow died in 1813 at home of their son Aaron Jr. in Warren, Vt. They had: 

Apr. 12, .1785 (Vt. V.R.) in Whiting, Vt. 

Apr. 9, 1787 (Vt. V.R.) in Whiting, Vt. 

July 13, 1789 (Vt. V.R.) in Whiting, Vt. 

Apr. 10, 1792 (Vt. V.R.) in Whiting, Vt. 

in Loveland Genealogy. 

in Loveland Genealogy. She m. Chester Henderson, d. 1818. 
Aaron removed from Whiting, Vt. to Jericho, Vt. before 1797. His death and that of his wife are 
not of record in the Vermont, V.R. on file at Montpelier. Josiah 8 and Aaron 8 will be considered 
later. Their marriages and births of their children the Loveland Genealogy states occurred in 
Vermont but not a single such record is in the Vermont, V.R. Therefore, the Loveland Genealogy 
remains the only source of data. The complete absence of all this data in Vermont V.R. makes 
the Loveland Genealogy statement highly suspect. 

C.G. P. 56 Gideon 7 Curtiss (Gideon, John, John, Israel, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Woodbury, Conn. Jan. 
27, 1762. Died young as Vermont V.R. show a younger Gideon b. Nov. 19, 1767 who d. Whiting, 
Vt. July 7, 1843 ae 75-7-18. He was in Revolutionary War. His affidavit Mar. 21, 1818 that he 
was in his 50th year so born 1767. He served only in year 1781 at age 14. He m. 1st Dec. 22, 1790 
Rebecca Hardy. She b. Oct. 10, 1770 at Hollis, N.H. and she d. Feb. 7, 1816. He m. 2nd Aug. 5, 
1816 Hannah Stimson. She b. Aug. 5, 1788 at New Salem, Mass. d. Nov. 26, 1872 Essex, Vt. He 
had by 1st wife: 

1 Sally 8 b. Nov. 29, 1793 She is probably that Sally of Essex, Vt. who 
m. Sept. 30, 1823 Eli Stockwell (Vt. V.R.) 

2 Olive 8 b. Oct. 14, 1795 d. Mar. 26, 1812 

3 Lucy 8 b. Feb. 24, 1798 She is doubtless that Lucy of Essex, Vt. who 
m. Dec. 19, 1827 John Dunlop (Vt. V.R.) 

4 Truman 8 b. Feb. 24, 1800 d. Feb. 1, 1876 at Knoxville, Iowa. 
He is doubtless that Truman of Essex, Vt. who m. Mar. 30, 1828 Betsey Bates 

(Vt. V.R.) No further record. 

5 Hannah 8 b. Jan. 11, 1802. She is doubtless that Hannah of Essex, Vt. 
who m. Nov. 22, 1821 Hiram Watkins (Vt. V.R.). 

6 David Hardy 8 b. Apr. 22, 1804 

7 Amos Hickok 8 b. Apr. 15, 1806 He is doubtless that Amos H. Curtis of 
Essex, Vt. who m. Apr. 19, 1827 Dolsena Sartwell (Vt. V.R.). 

8 Ulretta 8 b. Aug. 22, 1808. She is doubtless that Uretta Curtis of 
Essex, Vt. who m. Nov. 4, 1824 John R. Halburt, (Vt. V.R.). 

9 Percy 8 b. Oct. 6, 1810 d. Aug. 27, 1813 

10 Polly* b. Dec. 7, 1812 She died unmarried May 15, 1863 at 
Granville, Ohio (N.Y. Biog. and Gen. Record Vol. 8, P. 407) 

By his 2nd wife Gideon 7 Curtiss had: 

11 Stephen 8 b. Apr. 20, 1817 m. Aug. 28, 1839 Harriet M. 

Reynolds 

12 John G. 8 b. Mar. 21, 1819 d. Mar. 23, 1841 unm. 

13 Rebecca A. 8 b. Jan. 23, 1821. She is doubtless that Alzina R. Curtis of 
Essex, Vt. who m. Mar. 3, 1841 Norman O. Kenyon. (Vt. V.R.) 

14 Lucinda 8 b. June 21, 1823 perhaps error for "Lucretia" as Lucretia 
Curtis m. Oct. 14, 1846 Edwin Andrews. 

15 Esther 8 b. Oct. 29, 1825. She is doubtless that Esther Curtis of 
Essex Vt who m. Oct. 30, 1843 Lucius Woodworth. (Vt. V.R.) 

16 Loij.8 ' b. Jan. 27, 1829. She is doubtless that Lois Curtis of Essex, 
Vt. who m. Jan. 3, 1854 Norman Woodworth (Vt. V.R.). 

Stephen 8 will be considered later. 

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C.G. P. 56. Eldad King 7 Cur tiss (Gideon, John, John, Israel, John, Widow Elizabeth) bapt. Woodbury, Conn 
Aug. 7, 1773. The Loveland Genealogy states that he was unmarried in Vt. in 1825 and removed 
to Granville, Licking Co., Ohio. 

Not in C.G. and Conjectural. Josiah 6 Curtiss (Peter, John, Israel, John, Widow Elizabeth) Peter 5 

Curtiss' wife was not Mrs. Mary Chittenden as C.G. states. She was Miss Mary Chittenden dau. 
of Josiah and Hannah (Sherman) Chittenden of Guilford, Conn. The birth of their first child Mabel 6 
on Mar. 16, 1747/8 is recorded at the town clerk's office at South Britain, Conn. The next child 
Mary 6 b. Aug. 30, 1752. The family then started to move northward and after a lapse of three 
years, the son Peter Burr 6 Curtiss was born in Kent, Conn. Apr. 30, 1755. In the records of South 
Britain where the family first appeared is also found the marriage record of Aaron Curtis to 
Lovina Leavenworth, this Aaron a son of Peter's brother Gideon. In Whiting, Vermont where Aaron 
first settled there lived and died a Josiah Curtiss born 1754 with wife Elizabeth. Josiah d. Feb. 9, 
1813 ae. 59. His wife d. Feb. 13, 1813 ae. 57. That he was called Josiah after his mother's father 
Josiah Chittenden is plausible and his birth in 1753/4 is also possible. The only other Curtis in 
Whiting, Vt. V.R. is George Curtis with wife Deborah and Whiting records state this George was 
born in Canaan, Conn. That he was son of this Josiah is not proved but the death records of this 
elderly Josiah and wife and births of the children of George given below are the only other Curtis 
records in Whiting Vt. V.R. besides those of Gideon's son Aaron. George 7 Curtiss had by wife 
Deborah: 

1 Emeline 8 b. May 29, 1810 d. July 17, 1819 

2 Harvey 8 b. May 2, 1812 d. Oct. 26, 1825 

3 Seymour 8 b. Nov. 10, 1814 

4 Maria 8 b. Dec. 5, 1818 

5 Emeline 8 b. May 30, 1820 

6 George 8 b. June 29, 1821 

7 Deborah 8 b. May 11, 1825 

Only three Whiting, Vt. V.R. remain namely: "May 13, 1815 Seymour Curtis m. Clarissa 
Gleason. " This Seymour Curtis may have been brother of George as George named a son Seymour. 
The deaths of George Curtis and his wife and the marriages of their children are not in the Whiting, 
Vt. V.R. indicating that the family removed elsewhere. Again there is no proof that this elderly 
Josiah of Whiting, Vt. was a son of Peter 5 nor any proof that George was son of this Josiah. The 
evidence is purely conjectural. Whiting V.R. has also "Betsey Curtis m. John S. Stetson Nov. 28, 
1802." Betsey may have been sister of George Curtis also "Anna Curtis m. Apr. 9, 1803 Stephen 
W. Remmele." 

C.G. P. 95 Peter Burr 7 Curtiss (Peter Burr, Peter, John, Israel, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Sept. 27, 
1779, Lanesboro, Mass. m. Tammah Mead. He d. West Martinsburg, N.Y. Mar. 9, 1837. She d. 
West Martinsburg, N.Y. Nov. 29, 1860 ae. 81. Children: 

1 Samantha 8 b. W. Martinsburg, N.Y. d. W. Martinsburg, N.Y. unm. 

2 Peter Burr 8 b. W. Martinsburg, N.Y. 

3 Maria 8 b. W. Martinsburg, N.Y. m. Benjamin Shipman. She d. 
Genoa, N.Y. or Geneva, N.Y. 

4 Uriah Bradley 8 b. W. Martinsburg, N.Y. Mar. 17, 1808 

5 Veletta 8 b. m. Charles Hazen. She d. in 111. 

6 Orman 8 b. 1813 d. W. Martinsburg, N.Y. 

Peter Burr 8 , Uriah Bradley 8 and Orman 8 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 95 Burr 7 Curtiss (Peter Burr, Peter, John, Israel, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Mar. 19, 1784 
Lanesboro, Mass. m. Mar. 17, 1808 Lucy Brown, dau. of Dexter Brown of Lanesboro, Mass. 
He d. June 6, 1825. Children: 

1 Mary 8 b. Lanesboro, Mass. Dec. 19, 1808, m. Feb. 9, 1830 at 
Lanesboro, Mass. Stephen Van Rensselaer Hoxey. 

2 Henry 8 b. Lanesboro, Mass. Dec. 18, 1813, m. Lanesboro, Mass. 
May 24, 1843 Sarah Buckley, dau. of Charles Buckley of Granville, N.Y. 

3 Harriet 8 b. Lanesboro, Mass. Dec. 18, 1813, d. Lanesboro, Mass. 
Mar. 17, 1814. 

C.G. P. 96 Almond 7 Curtiss (Peter Burr, Peter, John, Israel, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Apr. 22, 1786 
Lanesboro, Mass. m. Dec. 24, 1806 Lucy Sprague dau. of John Sprague of Lanesboro. Lanesboro 

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V.R. say "dau. of Peter and Polly Sprague". She d. Jan. 26, 1861 ae. 72 Lanesboro Cemetery. He 
d. Nov. 19, 1864 Lanesboro Cemetery. He was in Martinsburg, N.Y. and Dorset, Vt. Children: 

1 Fanny Maria 8 b. Lanesboro, Mass. Sept. 14, 1807, m. Jan. 5, 1826 Collins 
Morse. She d. Oct. 30, 1838. 

2 Hannah Eliza 8 b. Martinsburg, N.Y. Feb. 19, 1810, m. David Deming of 
Dorset, Vt. She d. Nov. 26, 1872. 

3 Martha Ann 8 b. Dorset, Vt. Dec. 14, 1821, m. William T. Filley of 
Lanesboro, Mass. She d. Feb. 10, 1883. 

C.G. P. 96 David 7 Curtiss (Peter Burr, Peter, John, Israel, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. June 21, 1789 
Lanesboro, Mass. m. 1810 Rachel Cowan dau. of Isaac and Dorcas ( ) Cowan. She d. May 

25, 1885 ae. 95-0-17. He d. Jan. 8, 1841 Lanesboro, Mass. Children: 

1 Sophronia 8 b. Feb. 21, 1811 m. Apr. 25, 1833 Curtis Tillotson 
of Lanesboro, Mass. He b. Nov. 25, 1800 son of Benjamin and Sally (Young) Tillot- 
son. 

2 Clarissa Jane 8 b. July 5, 1812 m. Alonzo Tyler. Shed. July 27, 

1864. 

3 Hannah Maria 8 b. Feb. 14, 1814 

4 David R. 8 b. Feb. 2, 1817 unmarried 

5 Almira C. 8 b. Nov. 9, 1819 d. unm. June 10, 1849. 

6 Abel S. 8 b. Dec. 1822 d.y. 

C.G. P. 96-97 Henry 7 Curtiss (Peter Burr, Peter, John, Israel, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Apr. 1, 1791 
Lanesboro, Mass. m. Hannah Lyman b. May 29, 1793 dau. of Samuel Lyman of Hinsdale, Mass. 
She d. W. Martinsburg, N.Y. Jan. 5, 1862 ae. 69. He d. W. Martinsburg, N.Y. July 26, 1867. 
Children: 

1 Charles Henry 8 b. Mar. 9, 1815 

2 John Nelson 8 b. July 5, 1819 d. Sept. 7, 1863 in the South. 
He never married. 

3 George Dwight 8 b. Aug. 9, 1821 

4 Lyman Sylvester 8 b. Feb. 23, 1823 

5 Phebe Amanda 8 b. Feb. 8, 1829 m. Sept. 6, 1849 Edward Bayard 
Livingston. Resided in Brooklyn, N.Y. Children: 

(1) Florence Ella Livingston b. June 29, 1850 m. James Hopkins 

(2) Katherine Livingston b. Mar. 18, 1852 m. Dennis Eagan 

(3) Charles Edward Livingston b. Aug. 23, 1854 d. Oct. 23, 1889 

6 Alvira Theresa 8 b. Nov. 29, 1830 m. George Sawyer. Resided in 

Fon-du-lac, Wis. 

7 Caroline Maria 8 b. Apr. 30, 1832 m. William Antisdel. Resided in 

Topeka, Kan. 

8 Sarah Melvina 8 b. Jan. 31, 1834 m. Frank Buck. Resided in 

Sedgwick, Kan. 
Charles Henry 8 , George Dwight 8 and Lyman Sylvester 8 will be considered later. 
C.G. P. 97 Sherman 7 Curtiss (Peter Burr, Peter, John, Israel, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Apr. 13, 1799 
Lanesboro, Mass. m. Apr. 25, 1820 Maria Butler dau. of Silas Butler of Lanesboro. She b Nov. 
17, 1799 d. Sept. 20, 1888. He d. Jan. 22, 1878 (1877 Lanesboro Cemetery) at Pittsfiela, Mass. 

1 Louisa Amelia" b. Dec. 11, 1821 m. Simon Wood of Lanesboro. 
She d. Oct. 25, 1867. 

2 Charles Butler 8 b. June 5, 1824 

3 Henry Burr 8 b. July 17, 1826 d. unm. Sept. 2, 1844 Lanesboro 

4 Sa^hM^ia 8 b. July 8, 1829 m. Nov. 28, 1850 Charles Henry 

5 JhriSt^ 1113 ' b^eb. 3, 1832 

6 "t" ,2£ "M 8 ^ 8 L7, 1838 

7 Martha Eve'ine 8 b. May 30, 1841 d. Sept. 11, 1842 Lanesboro Cem. 

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8 Mary Emaline 8 b. May 30, 1841 m. Dec. 25, 1860 Simeon Morton 

Dean. 

Charles Butler 8 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 98 David Stiles 7 Curtiss (David, David, John, Israel, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Jan. 14, 1767 
Woodbury, Conn. m. Sybilla Huntington, dau. of Daniel and Sybilla Huntington of Woodbury. She d. 
Dec. 31, 1837 ae. 68. He d. Jan. 21, 1846. Children: 

1 Sybilla Cleora 8 b. Nov. 23, 1794 m. Mar. 14, 1817 Roderick Stiles 
b. Apr. 5, 1794 son of Abel and Lucinda (Mitchell) Stiles. He d. July 29, 1862. She 
d. Nov. 27, 1852. 

2 David Huntington 8 bp. Apr. 3, 1796 

3 Sarah 8 bp. Feb. 11, 1798 m. Nov. 9, 1822 Rufus Stiles. No 
children. She d. Mar. 5, 1859 and he m. 2nd Ann Downs widow of Elijah French. 
She d. Nov. 24, 1872 and he m. 3rd Sophia Marcell. He d. Oct. 6, 1876 ae. 81. 

4 Nathan 8 bp. Mar. 19, 1799 d.y. 

5 Daniel 8 bp. Nov. 8, 1801 

6 Elvira 8 bp. Nov. 13, 1803 d. unm. 

7 Mary Ann 8 bp. June 6, 1805 m. Jan. 22, 1838 Oliver S. Weller 
of Stratford, Conn. Son of Thomas and Polly Weller. He d. Feb. 1858. She d. Feb. 
15, 1875 at Woodbury. 

8 William 8 bp. Sept. 24, 1809 

David Huntington 8 , Daniel 8 and William 8 will be considered later. 

C.G. has five children of Stiles,(John, Stiles, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) as children of 
David Stiles 7 Curtiss. 

C.G. P. 58 William Preston 7 Curtiss (David, David, John, Israel, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. May 11, 
1769, m.c. 1791 Ruth Minor bp. Feb. 11, 1769 dau. of Josiah and Jerusha (Mitchell) Minor. He d. 
Jan. 23, 1792 in his 23rd year, and she m. 2nd Feb. 19, 1795 Amos Mitchell b. Apr. 30, 1768 son 
of Elizur and Olive (Hicock) Mitchell. Ruth died Oct. 1, 1801. Her only child by William Preston 
Curtiss was William Preston 8 Curtiss bp. June 16, 1793. When Ruth died in 1801 David Stiles 7 
Curtiss was appointed Jan. 28, 1802 guardian of 1. William Preston 8 Curtiss. Her 2nd husband 
Amos Mitchell m. 2nd in 1803 Ruth Judson. He d. Nov. 13, 1807 S. Britain, Conn. 2. Another 
record states that Leva 8 dau. of Preston Curtiss m. 1828 G. Goodwin but there is no guardianship 
record for this daughter. 
William Preston 8 Curtiss will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. Philo 7 Curtiss (Thaddeus, Joseph, Stephen, Israel, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Oct. 29, 1764 
probably in Lanesboro, Mass. where his parents lived 1764-1769. He died Aug. 11, 1834 at 
Rutland, Vt. He m. Feb. 17, 1791 Asenath Spring. She d. Dec. 21, 1858. Children: 

1 Cephas 8 b. Jan. 23, 1792 

2 Milton 8 b. Nov. 2, 1793 

3 Melina 8 b. Nov. 19, 1795 d. June 22, 1815 

4 Henry Spring 8 b. Mar. 19, 1798 

5 Philo 8 b. Mar. 19, 1800 

6 Asenath 8 b. Mar. 5, 1803, Vt. V.R. July 11, 1802, d. Jan. 28, 1817 

7 Thaddeus 8 b. July 22, 1804 

8 Mary E. 8 b. Apr. 3, 1806 m. Mar. 31, 1829 Hiram Little- 
field Cheney. She d. May 5, 1859 Rutland, Vt. Children: 

(1) George Hiram Cheney 

(2) Henry Warner Cheney b. June 19, 1840 

9 Elizabeth 8 b. Apr. 9, 1808 d. May 19, 1808 
10 Moses 8 b. Feb. 22, 1812 

Cephas 8 , Milton 8 , Henry Spring 8 , Philo 8 , Thaddeus 8 and Moses 8 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 59 Thaddeus 7 Curtiss (Thaddeus, Joseph, Stephen, Israel, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Woodbury, 
Conn. Sept. 29, 1754. All the evidence points to the supposition that this Thaddeus Curtiss died 
young before 1772/3, perhaps in Lanesboro as the Vermont records of Rutland and Clarendon 
show no trace of him. However, Clarendon V.R. do show a Thaddeus Curtiss who died in Claren- 
don Sept. 19, 1835 ae. 62 so born 1772/3. Family records say he was born in Clarendon. Birth 
records in Vermont as early as this are scarce as this was the time of the first settlers, but 

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m. Thomas McConnell They had: 
d. unm. 

m. Ellen Flanagan 
m. Louise Chaplain 



land records at Rutland seem to show that his father was living there then when Thaddeus was born. 
The deeds of 1770 read 'Thaddeus Curtiss of Lanesboro, Mass. "but in 1771 he is "Thaddeus of 
Rutland" and later he is of Clarendon. His mother died there Oct. 14, 1807 ae. 79 so born in 1728 
thus indicating that she was age 44 at his birth which is not extraordinary and he was perhaps her 
last child. He married Mar. 28, 1799 Ellen Parker. She b. Rindge, N.H. Mar. 1, 1778 dau. of 
Samuel and Hannah Parker. They had children: 

1 Clarissa 8 b. Oct. 30, 1799 

(1) Samuel McConnell 

(2) Thaddeus McConnell 

(3) Thomas McConnell 

(4) Francis McConnell 

(5) George McConnell 

(6) Clarissa McConnell 

(7) Anna McConnell 

(8) Mary McConnell, 

2 Samuel Parker 8 b. Jan. 3, 1802 

3 Joseph Walker 8 b. July 25, 1804 He doubtless died young as Vermont V.R. 
has only his birth and the will of his brother Wolcott Hubbell Curtiss in 1853 omits 
him. 

4 Ellen 8 b. Nov. 1, 1806 

5 Mary 8 b. Mar. 19, 1809 
Castleton, Vt. Children: 



d. 
m. 
d. 

d. 



d. 
m 



unm. 

Emmett Curtiss, her cousin 

unm. 

unm. 



unm. Mar. 4, 1870 

Dec. 31, 1829 Simon Field of 



(1) John Field 

(2) Seneca Field 

(3) Martha Field 

(4) Mary Field 

(5) Ellen Field 
Wolcott Hubbell 8 
Sally 8 

Laura 8 
Martha 8 



d. 

d. 
m. 
m. 



unm. 

unm. 



Johnson 
Daniel Sprague 



b. abt. 1812 (He took freeman's oath 1833.) 

b. _ 

b. 

b. 



1817 

Alive in 1853 
1824 



d. unm. Mar. 30, 1856 ae. 39 
d. Mar. 26, 1833 ae. 9-3-0 



Samuel Parker 8 and Wolcott Hubbell 8 will be considered later. 

P. 98 Simeon 7 Curtiss (Joseph, Israel, Stephen, Israel, John, Widow Elizabeth) 



Southbury, Conn 
19, 1850 ae. 85. 



m. Aug. 12, 1790 Mary Bradley of Southbury 
He d. there Apr. 2, 1852 ae. 84. Children: 



b. June 4, 1765 



b. Jan. 2, 1768 
who d. there Jan. 



1 Erastus 8 

2 Jason 8 

3 Reuben Bradley 8 

4 William 8 

5 Mary Ann 8 

6 Simeon 8 



b. Nov. 26, 1792 
b. July 11, 1794 
b. Dec. 19, 1796 
b. Apr. 25, 1798 
b. Jan. 29, 1804 
b. Nov. 13, 1805 



m. Sept. 29, 1823 Josiah Hines 



Reuben Bradley 8 , William 8 and Simeon 8 will be considered later. 

Widow Elizabeth) b. Mar. 

d. Nov. 9, 1834 at Exeter, Otsego Co., 
Wallingford, Conn. Apr. 11, 1780 dau. 
1 



29, 1771, 



Erastus 8 , Jason 8 

P. 59 Amos 7 Curtiss (Joseph, Israel, Stephen, Israel, John, 

N.Y. He m. May 24, 1796 Diantha Bronson. She b. 
of Eli and Mehitable (Atwater) Bronson. Children: 

m. Jan. 26, 1819 David Cushman, 
N.Y. Son of Miner and Priscilla 
Feb. 21, 1824 and he m. 2nd her sister Julia. 

m. Sept. 11, 1826 David Cushman 



b. 



Mehitable 8 ("Hettie") 

b. Feb. 17, 1795 at West Exeter, Otsego Co., 

(Collins) Cushman. She d. 

Julia Maria 8 b. 

Child: 

(1) Diantha Cushman 

Lucius 8 b. 

William Bronson 8 b. June 5, 1812 



C.G. P. 99 



Lucius 8 and William Bronson 8 will be considered later. 

Abel 7 Curtiss (Joseph, Israel, Stephen, Israel, John, Widow Elizabeth) 



Southbury, Conn. d. Aug. 3, 1865 at Utica, N.Y. 
1775, d. Jan. 24, 1868, Utica, N.Y. Children: 



He m. Feb. 1, 



b. Mar. 2, 1776 
1802 Hannah Atwater b. Oct. 15, 



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1 Alford 8 bp. Apr. 24, 1803 

2 Maria 8 b. Jan. 27, 1804 d. Feb. 7, 1804 

3 Charles Byron 8 bp. Jan. 30, 1805 d. unm. Apr. 22, 1830 

4 Arvilla 8 b. Oct. 3, 1807 m. Sept. 15, 1829 James Morse. 
She d. Sept. 26, 1857. 

5 Eunice Larissa 8 b. Mar. 16, 1809 m. Jan. 5, 1831 Hubbard C.Stearns 
She d. Feb. 9, 1855. 

6 Harriet Eliza 8 b. Sept. 4, 1811 m. Sept. 18, 1856 William Torrey. 
„ She d. May 17, 1882. 

7 Rufus Alonzo 8 b. Jan. 7, 1814 

8 Theodotia Pamelia 8 b. Sept. 16, 1815 d. July 20, 1835. 
All foregoing children born in Southbury, Conn. 

9 Henry Hatch 8 b. July 15, 1817 near Fort Plain but in Herkimer Co., N.Y. 
10 Eliza 8 b. Aug. 8, 1819 in New Hartford, N.Y. d. Mar. 8, 1867 

unmarried in Utica, N.Y. 
Alford 8 , Rufus Alonzo 8 and Henry Hatch 8 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 59 Truman 7 Curtiss (Israel, Israel, Stephen, Israel, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Woodbury, Conn. 

Apr. 8, 1770, d. Jan. 1803 Galway, Saratoga Co., N.Y. Widow Betsey, executors Nehemiah 

Candee (Spelled "Cande" or "Conde" in early vital records) and Augustus Pulling. No record of 
children. 

Many descendants of the lineage of Dr. Thomas Curtiss of Wethersfield, Conn, who were born 
in Saratoga Co., N.Y. settled in the town of Parma, Monroe Co., N.Y. This compiler conjectures 
that a Truman Curtiss whose stone in Parma Center Cemetery reads "Truman Curtiss d. July 18, 
1860 ae. 68" so born 1792, may be a son of Truman 7 Curtiss (Israel, Israel, Stephen, Israel, John, 
Widow Elizabeth) b. Apr. 8, 1770 who d. in Saratoga Co. Jan. 1803. Deeds show this Truman 

Curtiss b. 1792 m. 1st Phebe , m. 2nd Mary who d. Mar. 19, 1875 ae. 79. Phebe was the 

mother of his children. Their son Henry P. Curtiss d. Oct. 16, 1849 ae. 27. He m. Elizabeth dau. 
of James and Annis Henry. He left no children, his kin in 1349 being his father Truman, mother 
Phebe, brother Stephen of Parma brother Josiah of Dansville, brother Hiram of Parma, sister 
Julia Ann of Parma and Mary Elizabeth, John, George, Charles, and Edward, all minors. 

When Truman's estate was settled in 1865 his heirs were his widow Mary, his dau. Julia Ann, 
his son Stephen B. of Walworth Co., Wis., his son Hiram of Parma, his son John W. of Parma, 
his son George A. of Parma, his son Charles E. of Parma, his son Edwin F. of Parma all of full 
age, and his dau. Mary Elizabeth, wife of Andrew Fellows of Easton, Washington Co., N.Y. 

The son Josiah is omitted. The son Edwin was drowned in Michigan. 

Hiram m. Almeda Menter and had a son Charles Henry, called Henry of Hilton, N.Y. b. Oct. 4, 
1854 who supplied this record. He m. Dec. 27, 1876 Eliza Worden, dau. of John and Margaret 
(Bennett) Worden. Children: 

1 Elwyn Curtiss of Rochester b. 1880 who m. Edith Macomber and have Elwyn, Jr. 
Otis and Geraldine. 

2 Clifford Curtiss of Rochester b. 1884 who m. Hazel Fish. No children. 
Hiram also had a son Frederick b.c. 1864 who resided in Rochester. He had a sister Carrie 

who m. James Smith, and a sister, Ida who m. George Baxter. 

C.G. P. 60 Martin Luther 7 Curtiss brother of Truman 7 b. Oct. 19, 1778 Woodbury, Conn., d. May 24, 
1869 Milton, Saratoga Co., N.Y. m. 1st there Sept. 10, 1823 Chloe Wicks. Cemetery record is 
confusing. 

"Sarah w. of Martin L. Curtiss d. Aug. 14, 1840 in her 54th yr." (b. 1786) 
"Chloe w. of Martin L. Curtiss d. Nov. 20, 1826 ae. 25" (b. 1801) 
"Martin I. son of Martin L. and Chloe Curtiss d. June 27, 1826 ae. 22 days." 
"Jane Ann dau. of Martin L. and Sarah Curtiss d. Dec. 20, 1841 ae. 18." (b. 1823) 
If these inscriptions have been copied correctly, it would appear that Sarah, the 
first wife, survived Chloe the 2nd wife, unless Chloe was wife of a Martin Luther 
Curtiss, Jr. b.c. 1801. 

C.G. P. 60 Abner 7 Curtiss (Stephen, Israel, Stephen, Israel, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Aug. 1772 

Southbury, Conn. d. 1843 Harbor Creek, Erie Co. Pa. m. 1st Feb. 26, 1799 Charilla Twitchell 

b. 1781 dau. of Enoch and Abiah (Camp) Twitchell, of Derby, Conn. She d. before 1815. 

He m. 2nd Martha Young of Moorheadville, Pa. She b. Mt. Joy, Pa. 1786, d. Harbor Creek, Pa. 
1863. By 1st wife: 

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Erastus 8 
Melissa 8 
at Harbor Creek, Pa. 



b. 1799 

b. Oct. 29, 1800 d. Jan. 7, 1832, m. Jan. 25, 1818 

James Stinson b. July 20, 1794 son of James and Janet 



(Allison) Stinson of Dunbarton, N.H. who m. 2nd Mar. 31, 1835 Mary Greenwood 



dau. of Thomas and Dorcas (Bill) Greenwood. He d. 

(1) William Stark Stinson b. Feb. 27, 1819 d. 

(2) Erastus Sheldon Stinson b. Feb. 3, 1822 m. 

(3) Mary Jane Stinson b. Oct. 18, 1824 d. 

(4) Jeremiah Page Stinson b. Oct. 9, 1827 m. 

(5) Charilla Twitchell Stinson b. Feb. 17, 1831 d. 
By 2nd wife: 

(6) Sarah Elizabeth Stinson b. Feb. 24, 1836 d. 

(7) Joseph Greenwood Stinson b. May 24, 1839 m. 



3 Marilla 8 b. 


1810 


d. 1866, 


Children: 






(1) Augusta Davidson 






(2) Roscoe Davidson 






4 Nelson 8 b. 




d.y. 


By 2nd wife: 






5 Joseph Young 8 b. 


1815 




6 Jane 8 b. 


1819 


d. 1850. 


(1) Tryphena Jackson 




m. 


(2^ Melissa Jackson 




m. 


(3) Matilda Jackson 




m. 


(4) Eliza Jackson 


m. 



Apr. 29, 1845. Children: 
unm. 

Ann Carpenter 
June 29, 1846 
Irene Whitney 
1907 

1904 

June 9. 1868 Catherine Tupper 
m. Alexander Davidson 



m. Ira Jackson. Children: 
Snyder of Erie, Pa. 
Carver of Erie, Pa. 
Range of Erie, Pa. 
Piper of Erie, Pa. 



(5) Ira Jackson, Jr. of Sturges, S.D. 
Tryphena 8 b. Oct. 14, 1821 d. Aug. 
b. Feb. 20, 1815, d. Sept. 29, 1885. 



Oct. 4, 1843 Benjamin Throop 



1864. 



4, 1897, m. 
Children: 

(1) Dennis B. Throop b. July 5, 1844 killed in Battle of the Wilderness May 10, 

(2) Martha Rachel Throop b. Dec. 28, 1847, m. John D. McLatchey. 

(3) Edgar Joseph Throop b. Nov. 5, 1851, m. Aleda S. Rhodes. 

(4) Estella Tryphena Throop b. Sept. 13, 1863, m. Cornelius Garretson. 

m. John Hardy of Harbor Creek, 



m. 



Kendall 



10 
11 



d. 1884, m. William Lyon, 



Removed to Iowa. No record, 
d. 1876, m. Charles Cobb 



C.G. 



C.G. 



Caroline 8 b. 1823 

Pa. Children: 

(1) Rose Ann Hardy 

(2) Mark Hardy 

(3) George Hardy 

Martha 8 b. 

Children: 

(1) William Lyon, Jr. 

(2) George Lyon 

(3) Minnie Lyon 

Thomas 8 b. 

Eliza 8 b. 1829 

Resided Erie, Pa. Children: 

(1) Eugene Cobb 

(2) Sherman Cobb 

(3) Ida Cobb 
Erastus 8 , Joseph Young 8 will be considered later. 

P. 60 Sheldon 7 Curtiss (Stephen, Israel, Stephen, Israel, John, 

No record. 

P. 60 Stephen 7 Curtiss, brother of Sheldon 7 b. July 1786, Woodbury, Conn m 

He was in Herkimer Co., N.Y. 1810-20 but settled in New Haven Oswego Co., 

Dec. 13, 1838 ae. 53-5-0. He was probably age 52-5 at death. She d. Aug. 

(b. 1790) Two sons are of record: 

1 Stephen 8 Jr. b. Oct. 19, 1815 in Herkxmer Co., N.Y 

2 Hiram 8 b. 1817 probably in Herkimer Co 



m. 



McKinley of Girard, Pa. 



Widow Elizabeth) b. Jan. 1776. 



Polly 



where he d. 
3, 1858 ae. 68 



N.Y. 



They will be considered later. 



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C.G. P. 99 Charles Ransom 7 Curtiss (Stephen, Israel, Stephen, Israel, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. May 7, 
1788 Southbury, Conn. m. Mar. 24, 1817 Jeannette Stiles dau. of Benjamin and Esther (Preston) 
Stiles of Southbury. She d. Southbury, Conn. Aug. 8, 1875 ae. 84. He d. Southbury, Conn. June 24, 
1844. Children: 

1 Harriet Stiles 8 b. Southbury Aug. 7, 1818 m. Jasper Osborn. She d. E. 
Oakland, Calif. Mar. 20, 1890. 

2 Mary Mallory 8 b. Southbury, May 24, 1820 d. unm. Oct. 10, 1878 

3 Benjamin Stiles 8 b. Ellisville, N.Y., July 23, 1822 

4 Charles Burke 8 b. Ellisville, N.Y., Sept. 5, 1824 d. unm. E. Oakland, Calif. 
Dec. 2, 1888. 

5 Walter Henry 8 b. Ellisville, N.Y., Apr. 2, 1827 m. Maryette Hinman of 
Southford, Conn. No children. 

6 Horace Horatio 8 b. Ellisville, N.Y., Mar. 16, 1829 

7 Theron Skeele 8 b. Ellisville, N.Y., Aug. 5, 1831, d. unm. Ellisville, N.Y., 
Aug. 5, 1852. 

Benjamin Stiles 8 and Horace Horatio 8 will be considered later. Note: "Ellisville" 
is taken from C.G. but this compiler knows of no such place in New York. 

C.G. P. 99-100 Japhet 7 Curtiss (Benjamin, Israel, Stephen, Israel, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Dec. 12, 
1779 Southbury, Conn. m. June 5, 1805 Lucy Strong of Southbury. She d. Apr. 12, 1857 ae. 74. 
He d. July 2, 1864. Children: 

1 Lucy 8 b. Southbury 1813 d. Dec. 12, 1814 

2 Lucy Strong 8 b. 1817 Single 1850 census. 

3 Maria 8 b. Southbury 1808 d. Mar. 26, 1882 ae. 74. m. Oct. 
10, 1833 Charles Perry b. Roxbury, Conn. Feb. 15, 1802 son of Frederick and 
Mary (Strong) Perry. He d. Aug. 13, 1876. 

4 Benjamin 8 b. Mar. 22, 1811 

5 Julia 8 b. Single 1850 census. 

6 Japhet 8 b. d. Dec. 11, 1854 

7 Theron E. 8 b. 1822 

8 Carlos B. 8 b. June 13, 1824 
Benjamin 8 and Carlos B. 8 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 100 Sherman 7 Curtiss (Benjamin, Israel, Stephen, Israel, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Jan. 26, 
1781 Southbury, Conn. d. Oct. 4, 1848 ae. 68. m. Jerusha Bronson, dau. of Thaddeus Bronson of 
Woodbury. She b. May 21, 1784 d. Mar. 9, 1876 ae. 92. Children: 

1 Chester 8 b. 1809 

2 Esther 8 b. m. Nov. 14, 1832 Alfred Bronson 

of New Haven, Conn. 

3 Mary Ann 8 b. m. May 26, 1844 Charles E. 

Richardson of New Haven, Conn. 

4 Olive 8 b. 1818 Single 1850 census. 

Chester 8 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 100 Cyrus 7 Curtiss (Benjamin, Israel, Stephen, Israel, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Dec. 12, 
1786 Southbury, Conn. m. 1st Julia Strong, dau. of Benjamin Strong. He d. Southbury Aug. 1, 
1875. She d. Southbury Mar. 23, 1862 ae., 77 Southbury V.R. m. 2nd Nov. 12, 1829 Louisa Lum. 
She b. 1795 in 1850 census. Children: 

1 Henry 8 b. 1821 

2 Annis 8 b. 

3 Benjamin Strong 8 b. 

4 Julia S. 8 b. _ _ 1829, m. Oct. 18, 1859 Burritt Tuttle. 
Henry* and Benjamin Strong 8 will be considered later. 

The 1850 census shows this family with the wife given as Louisa ae. 55. Whether the death 
record of the first wife is correct is not known. 

C.G. P. 100 Jauncey 7 Curtiss (Abel, Benjamin, Nathaniel, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Meriden, 

Conn. 1768, m. Dec. 3, 1793 Jerusha Hull. He d. Wallingford, Conn. Oct. 7, 1845. 

Children: 

1 Jauncey 8 b. 

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2 Orrin 8 b. June 30, 1800 

3 Mary 8 b. m. John Hitchcock of Cheshire, Conn. 

4 Sarah 8 b. 1803 d. 1837. m. Oct. 19, 1820 Frederick 

Winchell of Cheshire son of Daniel and Sylvia (Atwater) Winchell. He d. May 22, 
1860. 

5 William 8 

6 Harvey 8 b. Apr. 3, 1815 
Jauncey 8 , Orrin 8 , William 8 and Harvey 8 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 61 Harvey 7 Curtiss, brother of Jauncey 7 , b. m. Jan. 30, 1825 Martha Spencer of 

Middletown, Conn. No further record. 

C.G. P. 101 Andrew 7 Curtiss (Abel, Benjamin, Nathaniel, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Meriden, 
Conn. m. Nov. 13, 1792 Huldah Curtis of Harwinton, Conn. She b. Oct. 15, 1771 there, dau. of 
David 5 and Elizabeth (Hill) Curtis of Farmington, Conn. (Abel, Stephen, Isaac, Richard Curtis of 
/ Dorchester, Mass. and Wallingford, Conn.) Andrew 7 d. Sept. 23, 1801 and his widow m. 2nd 
Elnathan Corner. Children: 

1 Bradley 8 , b. Wallingford, Conn. Oct. 3, 1793 

2 Chandler 8 b. Wallingford, Conn. May 7, 1795 

3 Elizabeth 8 b. Wallingford, Conn. May 22, 1797 

Possibly that Elizabeth Curtiss of Wallingford who m. there Oct. 4, 1814 Erastus 
Cowles. 

4 Amanda 8 b. Wallingford, Conn. July 25, 1799. No record. 

5 Andrew 8 b. Wallingford, Conn. Sept. 8, 1801 
Settled in New York City. No further record. 

Bradley 8 and Chandler 8 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 101 Levi 7 Curtiss (Abel, Benjamin, Nathaniel, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Meriden, 
Conn. 1772. m. 1st Mar. 28, 1790 Lucy Hall who d. May 12, 1791. m. 2nd Dec. 1792 Sarah 
Francis. She b. Wallingford, Conn. May 17, 1767 or 1768 dau. of Jacob and Martha (Mix) Francis. 
She d. Nov. 2, 1810 at Orange, New Haven Co., Conn, where they removed in 1807 and he m. 3rd 
there May 11, 1811 Amarilla born Smith widow 1st of John Williams and 2nd of Timothy Talmadge. 
She d. Aug. 28, 1848 ae. 78. He d. Nov. 3, 1836 ae. 64. Children by 1st wife: 

1 Levi 8 b. Wallingford May 12, 1791 

Children by 2nd wife: 

Wallingford, May 24, 1794 

Wallingford, Feb. 24, 1796 d. Orange, Aug. 26, 1825 
Wallingford, Jan. 1, 1798 d. Orange, Feb. 17, 1822 
Oct. 24, 1800 No record. 

Mar. 2, 1802 d. Aug. 26, 1825 

The death of Jeremiah is in Barbour Index. The death on same day of Hawley is in the 
Christian Intelligencer of Sept. 10, 1825. The latter paper may have the wrong given 
name. 

7 Leonard 8 b. June 15, 1805 

Child by 3rd wife: „ .„___,. 

8 Sally F. 8 b. Jan. 17, 1812 She m. Apr. 18, 1830 Ehas 

Potter of Hamden, Conn. 
Levi 8 and Leonard 8 will be considered later. 
C.G. P. 101 Chauncey 7 Curtiss (Abel, Benjamin, Nathaniel, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Meriden, 
Conn. Dec. 20, 1786. m. Sept. 9, 1804 Anna Hall b. Apr. 5, 1785. She d. Nov. 5 1826. He d. Dec. 

6, 1824. Children: _ . „_ ,_„ c „.. 

1 Louisa 8 b. Meriden, Aug. 22, 1805 She m. Feb. 27, 1825 Eh 

Elisha 8 Curtiss (Elisha, Benjamin, Benjamin, Nathaniel, Thomas, John, 
Widow Elizabeth). He m. 2nd her sister Julia 8 



2 Lucy 8 


b 


3 Jeremiah 8 


b 


4 Alfred 8 


b 


5 Patty 8 


b 


6 Hawley 8 


b 



2 Carolines 

3 Julia A. 8 


b. Nov. 25, 1807 
b. Apr. 7, 1810 


d. Apr. 7, 1811 
m. her sister Louisa's widower 


Aug. 31, 1830. 

4 Isaac W. 8 

5 Clarissa 8 


b. Oct. 27, 1812 
b. Jan. 22, 1814 


m. Sept. 16, 1832 Ezra Rutley 



119 



m. Jan. 1, 1843 Edward N. Hall 



C.G. 



C.G. 



6 Harrison 8 b. Aug. 20, 1817 

7 Edmund B. 8 b. Oct. 22, 1819 

8 Caroline 8 b. Nov. 30, 1821 
Isaac W. 8 , Harrison 8 , and Edmund B. 8 will be considered later. 

P. 102 Aaron 7 Curtiss (Benjamin, Benjamin, Nathaniel, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Feb. 9, 
1765 Wallingford, Conn. m. Oct. 13, 1793 Susanna Butler, b. 1773 d. Apr. 10, 1851 ae. 78 at 
Middletown, Conn. He d. Dec. 24, 1841. Children: 

1 Oliver Bronson 8 b. Aug. 9, 1794 d. unm., Meriden, Conn. 

2 Asahel Benham 8 b. Meriden, Jan. 10, 1797 

3 Daniel Reed 8 b. Meriden, Apr. 24, 1800 d. unm. 
Asahel Benham 8 will be considered later. 

P. 102 Benjamin 7 Curtiss (Benjamin, Benjamin, Nathaniel, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. May 
19, 1766 Wallingford, Conn. m. Jan. 22, 1796 Molly (Mary) Collins' b. 1775 dau. of Capt. Daniel 
and Susanna (Lyman) Collins. She d. Feb. 20, 1835 ae. 60. He d. Meriden, Oct. 23, 1843. 
Children: 

Laura 8 b. Meriden, Nov. 21, 1797 

Homer 8 b. Meriden, Aug. 4, 1800 



d. Aug. 5, 1872, unm. 



Julia 8 b. Meriden, 1801 

Henry 8 b. Meriden, 1802 

Mary 8 b. Meriden, 

Removed to near Nashville, Tenn. They had: 

(1) Edward C. Roberts 

(2) Samuel Seymour Roberts 

Daniel Collins 8 b. Oct. 23, 1807, Meriden 

Elizabeth 8 b. May 25, 1810, Meriden 

m. Aug. 13, 1832 Edwin Lyman Lines, b. 



d. Dec. 13, 1856, unm. 



m. May 5, 1829 Samuel Roberts 



1893. m. William 
13, 1893. No children 



C.G. 



C.G. 



d. Nov. 12, 1872 Brownsville, Pa. 
May 3, 1810 Woodbridge, Conn. d. Jan. 10, 
1861 Brownsville, Pa. Son of Calvin and Sally (Booth) Lines. They had: 

(1) Calvin Curtiss Lines b. June 20, 1833 

(2) Homer Collins Lines b. June 25, 1836 

(3) Louisa Augusta Lines b. Dec. 17, 1838 

(4) Sarah Smith Lines b. Jan. 7, 1842 

(5) Elizabeth Searight Lines b. Sept. 26, 1850 
8 Lydia Louisa 8 b. Mar. 20, 1814 d. May 5, 

Proctor Searight Feb. 14, 1843. He b. Jan. 3, 1813, d. Sept. 
that matured. 
Homer 8 , Henry 8 , and Daniel Collins 8 will be considered later. 

P. 61-62 Amasa 7 Curtiss (Benjamin, Benjamin, Nathaniel, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) 
b. June 19, 1770 Wallingford, Conn. m. Aug. 4, 1796 Mehitable Hall. He d. Dec. 2, 1808. 
Child: 

1 Cornelia 8 b. Sept. 28, 1798 m. Dr. Benjamin Potwin b. July 

24, 1788 East Windsor, Conn, son of Thomas and Martha (Stiles) Potwin. Resided 

in Ellington, N.Y. 

P. 103 Ivah 7 Curtiss (Benjamin, Benjamin, Nathaniel, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Oct. 19, 
1771 Wallingford, Conn. m. Aug. 4, 1796 Hannah Ives of Wallingford. She d. Oct. 8, 1844 ae. 66. 
He d. Aug. 27, 1852. Children: 

b. June 22, 1798 



1 Lucretia Ives 8 

2 Samuel Ives 8 

3 Samuel Ives 8 

4 Erastus Ives 8 

5 Chas. Augustus 8 

6 Emily Melissa 8 

7 Mary Rice 8 

8 Hannah 8 
Turner Cushing 



m 



b. Sept. 8, 1801 

b. Mar. 5, 1803 

b. Meriden, May 19, 1805 

b. Meriden, Aug. 17, 1807 

b. Meriden, Dec. 25, 1809 

b. Meriden, Apr. 9, 1812 
b. Meriden, Mar. 30, 1822 
b. Scituate, Mass. Aug. 30, 1812. 



1816 George Wilcox of 
Saratoga, N.Y. 
Apr. 25, 1802 



m. Oct. 22, 1833 Kirtland Hall of 

Wallingford. 
d. Otis, Mass. July 1, 1832, unm. 
m. Sept. 15, 1847 Rev. John 
He d. Dec. 21, 1891 at Hammond- 



sport, N.Y. Son of Francis and Elizabeth (Harris) Cushing. Her death not of record. 



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Samuel Ives 8 , Erastus Ives 8 and Charles Augustus 8 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 103-104 Elisha 7 Curtiss (Benjamin, Benjamin, Nathaniel, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) 
b. June 19, 1773 Wallingford, Conn. m. 1st Feb. 18, 1796 Abigail Hall, dau. of Enos Hall. She 
d. Feb. 28, 1826 ae. 47. He m. 2nd Apr. 3, 1826 Mary Hall, dau. of Enos Hall. She d. Aug. 29, 
1857 ae. 72. He d. July 28, 1847. Children: 

1 Enos Hall 8 b. Meriden, Sept. 12, 1796 

2 Lucy 8 b. Meriden, Apr. 14, 1800 m. Dec. 25, 1817 Horace Roswell 
Redfield b. 1793 d. Dec. 21, 1851 son of James and Chloe (Post) Redfield. 

3 Eli Elisha 8 b. Meriden, Feb. 27, 1804 

4 Edwin Erastus 8 b. Meriden, Sept. 1, 1805 

5 Lemuel Johnson 8 b. Meriden, Jan. 15, 1814 

6 James Harrison 8 b. Meriden, Mar. 5, 1817 d. Mar. 2, 1819 

7 Alanson 8 b. Meriden, Oct. 27, 1818 

Enos Hall 8 , Eli Elisha 8 , Edwin Erastus 8 , Lemuel Johnson 8 and Alanson 8 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 104 Amos 7 Curtiss (Benjamin, Benjamin, Nathaniel, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Apr. 14, 
1779 Wallingford, Conn. m. 1st Polly (Mary) 7 Curtiss (Abel, Benjamin, Nathaniel, Thomas, John, 
Widow Elizabeth) on Mar. 18, 1802. She d. Apr. 30, 1818 ae. 34. and he m. 2nd Dec. 6, 1818 
Louisa Johnson. She d. Williamsport, Pa. Apr. 16, 1872 ae. 81 at home of her dau. Lucy. He d. 
Sept. 25, 1857. Children by 1st wife: 

1 Amelia 8 b. Meriden Sept. 7, 1804 m. Nov. 30, 1824 David Barber 
Gilbert of Tolland, Conn. She d. July 15, 1827, Barbour Index gives July 15, 1829. 

2 Maria 8 b. Meriden,July 16, 1806 d. Apr. 13, 1818 

3 Ruth 8 b. Meriden.Mar. 14, 1809 d. Dec. 3, 1812 

4 Polly (Mary) 8 b. Meriden, Mar. 16, 1812 d. Apr. 10, 1826 

5 William Amos 8 b. Meriden, May 26, 1816 
Children by 2nd wife: 

6 Lucy Maria 8 b. Meriden, Jan. 15, 1820 m. June 15, 1852 as his 2nd w. 
Edgar Munson b. Apr. 21, 1820 d. Oct. 24, 1879 son of Jesse and Sophia (Talmadge) 
Munson. Resided Williamsport, Pa. 

7 Sylvester Johnson c b. Meriden, Sept. 30, 1826 
William Amos 8 and Sylvester Johnson 8 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 105 Samuel 7 Curtiss (Benjamin, Benjamin, Nathaniel, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. June 
30, 1781 Wallingford, Conn. m. Nov. 20, 1805 Polly Andrews. She d. Nov. 5, 1846 ae. 61. His 
will filed 1838. Children: 

1 Eliza Ann 8 b. Mar. 4, 1807 d. Apr. 29, 1884. m. Aug. 29, 1831 
Henry D. Booth of Bridgeport, Conn. 

2 Emeline 8 b. Sept. 12, 1808 d. Feb. 5, 1881. m. Apr. 19, 1827 
Lewis Sayre Green. He b. New Haven, Conn. Dec. 14, 1798 Son of Lewis Sayre and 
Sybil (Ball) Green. 

3 Polly Samantha 8 b. Jan. 18, 1812 m. Nov. 4, 1830 Wm. H. Green of 
New Haven, Conn. 

4 Alfred Pierpont 8 b. July 4, 1817 
He will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 105 Asahel 7 Curtiss (Benjamin, Benjamin, Nathaniel, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. July 2, 
1786 Wallingford, Conn. m. Nov. 8, 1812 Mehitable Redfield, dau. of Augustus and Ann (Grinnell) 
Redfield of Clinton, Conn. Their deaths are not recorded. Children: 

1 Jennett 8 b. Meriden, Mar. 14, 1814 d. Jan. 15, 1905. m. Dec. 25, 1836 
Charles Hazelton Clark d. Sept. 12, 1852. Child: Rev. James Walter Clark b. Apr. 

12, 1838. 

2 Phebe Ann 8 b. Meriden, June 21, 1815 d. Jan. 27, 1891. m. Nov. 4, 1834 
Rev. Robert A. Hallam of New London, Conn. 

3 Benjamin Upson 8 b. Meriden, July 20, 1817 d. Sept. 2, 1835. 

4 Asahel 8 b. Meriden, Feb. 25, 1821 

5 George Redfield 8 b. Meriden, Dec. 25, 1825 
Asahel 8 and George Redfield 8 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 106 Roswell 7 Curtiss (Benjamin, Benjamin, Nathaniel, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Dec. 

121 



24, 1788 Wallingford, Conn. m. July 30, 1809 Eunice Cummings. She m. 2nd May 4, 1836 Darius 
Benham. Children: 

1 Amasa Horatio Nelson 8 b. Jan. 30, 1810 d.y. 

2 Lauretta 8 b. Sept. 3, 1812 m. Dec. 23, 1832 Wm. B. Matthews 

of Southington. 

Not in C.G. Moses 7 and Aaron 7 and some conjectural children of Eldad 6 Curtiss of Pawlet, Vt. are all 
considered under Eldad 6 Curtiss (Moses, Nathaniel, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth). 

Justus 7 Curtiss (Enos, Enos, Nathaniel, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Apr. 27, 1775. The 
1855 Census of Homer, Cortland Co., N.Y. shows this Justus 7 Curtiss ae. 80 b. Mass. 
ten years in township in the family of his son Cheron (or Theron) 

Cheron (or Theron) 7 Curtiss age 48 b. 1807 in Washington Co., N.Y. 10 yrs. in township. Wife 
Lydia age 37 b. Mass. and the children: 



1 Lydia M. 9 


b. 


1845 


2 Mary E. 9 


b. 


1849 


3 Serin P. 9 (male) 


b. 


1851 


4 Charles T. 9 


b. 


1853 


No further record. 







C.G. P. 106 Levi 7 Curtiss (Solomon, Samuel, Samuel, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Jan. 10, 1772 
Southington, Conn. m.c. 1792 Nancy Dunham dau. of Cornelius and Jemima (Andrews) Dunham. 
She d. June 12, 1831 ae. 60. He d. May 31, 1840. Children: 

d. July 27, 1818 

m. Oct. 3, 1838 Andrew Langdon 



1 Chester 8 


b. Mar. 31, 1793 


2 Emily 8 


b. Nov. 12, 1795 


3 George 8 


b. Mar. 18, 1797 


4 Nancy 8 


b. Aug. 10, 1798 


5 Levi 8 


b. Feb. 19, 1800 


6 Solomon 8 


b. Sept. 3, 1801 


7 Lydia 8 


b. Apr. 25, 1803 


8-9-10 Triplets all d.y. 




11 Charles 8 


b. Sept. 13, 1807 


12 Sarah 8 


b. Apr. 17, 1809 



d. Oct. 18, 1826 

No record. 

d. June 4, 1863, m. Nov. 15, 1832 
Henry A. Clark. He b. Aug. 26, 1805 son of Allen and Sylvia (Barnes) Clark and he 
m. 2nd Sarah's sister Abigail. 

13 Jeannette 8 b. July 27, 1811 m. Apr. 12, 1837 Asahel Carter 
son of Elihu and Sarah (Hopkins) Carter as his 2nd w. 

14 Abigail 8 b. Nov. 1813 m. Apr. 16, 1865 Henry A. Clark 
widower of her sister Sarah. He d. Dec. 30, 1871 she surviving him. 

Chester 8 , Levi 8 , George 8 and Solomon 8 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 63 Samuel 7 Curtiss (Solomon, Samuel, Samuel, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. May 27, 
1787 Southington, Conn., m. Nov. 20, 1808 Polly Phelps. Children: 

1 Levi 8 Had a son Charles W. 9 Curtiss. 

2 Solomon 8 Left no children. 

Charles W. 9 Curtiss had a son George 10 who resided in N.Y. City in 1935. 
Data from Henry A. Castle of Plainville, Conn, in 1935. No further record. 

Not in C.G. Samuel 7 Curtiss (Ethan, Samuel, Samuel, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Apr. 27, 1781 
Southington, Conn. m. Jan. 8, 1802 Sheffield, Mass. Mary Ann Churchill, b. Sheffield Feb. 2, 
1786 dau. of Moses Churchill. The descendants of this Samuel 7 are found under the record of his 
father Ethan 6 . The records of his brothers and sisters have not been found. 

Not in C.G. Zurial 7 Curtiss (Enoch, Enoch, Samuel, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. June 12, 1789 
Shutesbury, Mass. d. Mar. 31, 1861 New Haven, Ohio, m. Apr. 14, 1814 Beulah Russell b. Jan. 
18, 1797, d. Dec. 16, 1885 dau. of Leverett and Charity (Hotchkiss) Russell. Children: 

1 Charles 8 b. May 24, 1815 d. Aug. 17, 1819 

2 Newell 8 b. May 14, 1817 

3 Betsey 8 b. Mar. 10, 1819 d. 1874, m. Feb. 14, 

1836 Meigs Palmer. 

4 Fidelia 8 b. Apr. 4, 1821 Auburn, N.Y. d. May 2, 1874 at Dixon, Ky. 
m. Robert Armstrong Gettings son of Thomas and Sarah (Armstrong) Gettings. 

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They had: 








(1) Ann Eliza Gettings 


b. Jan. 1, 1845 


m. Clark Sloan 




(2) Christina Gettings 




m. W. P. Smith 




(3) Ella Gettings 




m. James Duer 




(4) Carrie Gettings 




m. 1st Stephen Irvin and 
2nd Henry Flagler 




(5) Chauncey Gettings 




d.y. 




(6) Charles Gettings 




m. Carrie Wier 


5 


Russell 8 


b. July 22, 1823 Cayuga, 


N.Y. 


6 


Corydon 8 


b. Oct. 10, 1825 




7 


Sylvia 8 


b. Apr. 24, 1834 


d. May 3, 1914, m. Daniel B. 




Stewart of Plymouth, Indiana. They had: 






(1) Esther Fidelia Stewart 


m. Height 




(2) Cora Stewart 




m. Boals 




(3) Laura Stewart 




m. Taylor 




(4) Bessie Stewart 




m. Powers 



(5) Fred Stewart 

(6) Paul Stewart 

Newell 8 , Russell 8 , Corydon 8 will be considered later. 

Data from Mrs. Maud Sloan Baum, 917 W. 5th, Pine Bluff, Ark. 



C.G. P. 107 Azor 7 Curtiss (Uri, Azor, Samuel, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Rutland, Vt. 
23, 1792. m. 1st Dec. 20, 1812 Catherine Fowler b. Oct. 11, 1793 dau. of Thomas Fowler 
d. Dec. 23, 1839 ae. 46 and he m. 2nd Oct. 28, 1840 Eliza Ann Standing. She d. Apr 
84. He d. LeRoy, N.Y. Aug. 5, 1880. Children: 1st w. 



July 
She 
1898 ae. 



b. Oct. 11, 1813, Leroy, N.Y. m. 



1834 John Langworthy. 



1833 Asa Currier. 
William H. All 



Happalorna Katherine 8 

She d. Jan. 29, 1838. 

Betsey Lorage 8 b. Aug. 3, 1815 Leroy, N.Y. m. Dec. 12, 

She d. Oct. 22, 1860. They had: Chas. E., Theodore S., Myron M. 

Currier. 

Sally Ann 8 b. Mar. 1, 1817 LeRoy, N.Y. d. Sept. 1843, m. Nov. 14, 1840 

B. Evans Ensign of Perry, N.Y. 

Cynthia 8 

B. Evans Ensign. 

Alfred Azor 8 

1841 Diantha Farnum. 

Harriet 8 

Stephen Fowler 8 

Tryphena Emily 8 



b. Dec. 10, 1818 LeRoy, N.Y. m. her sister's widower 



b. Sept. 12, 1820 



d. Dec. 



1847, m. Dec. 1, 



d. unm. 1900. 



d. Sept. 24, 1855, m. 1845 



b. Aug. 9, 1822 LeRoy, N.Y. 

b. Sept. 6, 1824 LeRoy, N.Y. 

b. Oct. 22, 1826 
Wm. S. Palmer of Auburn, N.Y. 
Elsie Berry 8 b. Mar. 28, 1829 LeRoy, N.Y. m. Jan. 11, 1855 Leroy Hart 

Kimberly of Auburn, N.Y., son of Israel and Adeline (Aldridge) Kimberly of 
Camillus, N.Y. He b. Dec. 28, 1826 Camillus, N.Y., dau. Harriet Curtiss Kimberly 

b. July 21, 1864. 

b. Dec. 18, 1831 

b. Jan. 16, 1836 LeRoy, N.Y. 



10 Solomon 8 

11 Jane 8 
Aug. 22, 1857. 

Children by 2nd wife: 

12 John B. 8 



m. John Walker of LeRoy, N.Y. 



13 



14 

15 

16 



1847 



Removed to Minneapolis, Minn, 



b. July 12, 1843 
of marriage. 

Phebe 8 b - Jan - l > 

Brundidge. He b. Apr. 17, 1837. 
Harrison J. Brundidge and Eugenia M. Brundidge. 
William Carleton 8 b. Sept. 25, 1848 LeRoy, N.Y 

marriage. He removed to Berlin, Mich. 
Horace Palmer 8 b. Jan. 5, 1851 

Mary Eliza 8 b. June 6, 1854 LeRoy, N.Y. 

He b. Apr. 9, 1852. Resided Batavia, N.Y. They had: 
1879 and John Pither b. Feb. 14, 1884. 



d. June 13, 1896. No record 



m. Jan. 15, 



1879 J. H. 
They had: 



d. Nov. 1925. No record of 



m. July 26, 1877 John Pither. 
Hattie M. Pither b. June 8, 



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17 James 8 b. Mar. 24, 1858. Removed to Detroit, Mich. No record of 

marriage. 
Stephen Fowler 8 , Solomon 8 and Horace Palmer 8 will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. John Bailey 7 Curtiss (Ephraim, Azor, Samuel, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Oct. 13, 
1797 Norwalk, Conn. He removed from Norwalk to Prattsburg, Steuben Co., N.Y. not far from 
Friendship, N.Y. where his uncle Bailey 6 Curtiss had settled. He m. Mar. 7, 1823 Lucy Pelton 
b. Lyme, Conn. May 31, 1803 dau. of Phineas and Margaret (Tucker) Pelton. They are buried in 
Prattsburg. His cemetery record is lacking. She d. May 9, 1883. Children: 

1 Ephraim 8 

2 Phineas 8 No record. 

3 Sylvester 8 No record. 

4 John 8 

5 Lucy 8 No record. 

6 Spencer 8 No record. 
One of the sons - not Ephraim - died on the Confederate side in Civil War. Ephraim's son 

Floyd 9 supplied the names of his great uncles and great aunt. 

John 8 lived in Bath, N.Y. Died in Hammondsport, N.Y. Dec. 14, 1894 leaving only one child: 
1 Frances 9 who m. Robert Campbell. 
Ephraim 8 will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. Solomon 7 Curtiss (Solomon, Azor, Samuel, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. 1800. 

He d. Oct. 31, 1890 at Franklinville, Cattaraugus Co., N.Y. He m. there 1828 Sarah Lyon. 
Children: 

1 Loren L. 8 b. June 18, 1830 

2 A. Melissa 8 b. m. St. John Shepard. Removed to 

Iowa in 1855. d. July 9, 1903. 

3 Cordelia 8 b. m. Alfred McCapes, a Civil War 

Veteran. Resided in Randolph, N.Y. They had: 

(1) Jennie McCapes m. Andrew Remolt 

(2) "Pick" McCapes 

4 Loretta S. 8 b. 1837 d. 1912 Berkeley, Calif. 

m. Woodcock. Resided Urbana, Ohio. They had: 

(1) Jessie Woodcock. Resided Wellsville, N.Y. 

(2) Cora Woodcock, m. Alger. Resided Berkeley, Calif. 

(3) Josephine Woodcock. Resided Berkeley, Calif. 

5 Azor M. 8 b. 1839 d. 1897. Captain in Civil War. 

6 James M. 8 b. _ _ 1842 Franklinville, N.Y. d. Dec. 12, 1916 Washing- 
ton, D.C. He was a Captain in Civil War. He was an attorney and Assistant Chief in 
U.S. Pension Dept. He had a son Eugene 9 . 

7 Mary Harriet 8 b. 1846 m. Weeks. He d. 1911. 

She d. Hyde Park, Boston, Mass. in 1916. 

8 Polly Esther 8 b. m. Daniel Gifford. Resided in 

Corry, Pa. They had: 

(1) Delia Gifford 

(2) Esther Gifford m. Vaughn. 

(3) Ann Gifford m. Lorentus Salisbury. 

(4) Ralph Gifford 

(5) Herbert Curtiss Gifford 
Loren L. 8 will be considered later. 

Azor 7 Curtiss (Solomon, Azor, Samuel, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Jan. 15, 1817 
Rushford, N.Y. d. Dec. 15, 1851 m. Laura . His will mentions no children. 

Rensselaer 7 Curtiss (brother of Azor 7 Curtiss) b. Feb. 9, 1818 first white child born in village 
of Franklinville, Cattaraugus Co., N.Y. d. July 6, 1899 Franklinville, N.Y. m. Feb. 8, 1848 
Ruth Mary Foster b. Oct. 1, 1829 Deerfield, Oneida Co., N.Y. d. Oct. 9, 1907 Franklinville, N.Y. 
dau. of Ezekiel and Polly (Foote) Foster of Lyndon, N.Y. He was a farmer and Supt. of Sunday 
School of the Methodist Church. Child: 

1 Henry Rensselaer 8 b. June 12, 1852 near Machias, Cattaraugus Co., N.Y. He will 
be considered later. 

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Sylvester 7 Curtiss (brother of Azor 7 Curtiss) b. Apr. 1, 1819 Franklinville, N.Y. d. Dec. 30, 
1898, there, m Oct. 31, 1844 Mary Chamberlain b. Feb. 9, 1823 d. May 24, 1907 dau. of Moses 
and Ann (Platte) Chamberlain. Children: 

1 Frances 8 b. Oct. 17, 1847 d. 1864 

2 Addie V. 8 b. Apr. 6, 1853 d. Jan. 1913. m. Nov. 1879 
Reuben C. Button b. Nov. 1839 d. 1901. They had: 

(1) Franc Button b. June 25, 1885 m. Harry Dunn 

(2) George Curtis Button b. Apr. 19, 1891 d. W.W.I. 

Not in C.G. Warren Hotchkiss 7 Curtiss (Gideon, Gideon, Thomas, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) 

b. Cheshire, Conn. Apr. 14, 1789 (bible record) d. Florida township, Montgomery Co., N.Y. Nov. 
9, 1830. m. Catherine Pettingill. She b. Aug. 16, 1789. She d. Oct. 10, 1860. Children: 

1 Anna Getty 8 b. June 28, 1816 m. May 14, 1834 Isaac Hall 

2 Maria 8 b. May 16, 1819 m. Jan. 12, 1842 John Joseph Gray 
Child: 
(1) Georgiana May Gray m. Jewett 

Not in C.G. Gideon 7 Curtiss, brother of Warren Hotchkiss 7 Curtiss b. Cheshire, Conn. May 11, 1792. 

m. 1st June 1815 at Phelpstown (Phillipstown) Ontario Co., N.Y. Betsey Hall who d. Mar. 9, 

1822 ae. 24. Buried Ransomville, N.Y. Cemetery. He m. 2nd Polly Bailey. He was in 1812 and 
the Civil War and was living in Soldiers' Home at Dayton, Ohio June 5, 1876. Gideon Curtiss had 
by Polly Bailey: 

1 Allura 8 Curtiss b. Jan. 13, 1824 in Niagara Co., N.Y. She m. Dec. 1, 1841 

Stephen Goetschius. He b. July 16, 1816 son of John M. and Nancy (Waters) 
Goetschius. Children: 

(1) Alfred Goetschius m. E. Oman 

(2) Elizabeth Goetschius m. Geo. Roher 

(3) Mary Goetschius m. Harry Manon 

(4) John Goetschius m. Lizzie Notter 

(5) Eliza Goetschius m. Benjamin Weygandt 

(6) Emma Goetschius m. J. Y. Shoop 

Not in C.G. Gilbert Wood 7 Curtiss (Gideon, Gideon, Thomas, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. 

Cheshire, Conn. Oct. 28, 1794. He was a hatter and resided in N.Y. City 1810-14. He m. Jan. 27, 
1819 in Conn. Lydia Hickox and removed to Ransomville, Niagara Co., N.Y. where she d. Aug. 1, 
1822 ae. 24. He had by Lydia Hickox a dau. Eliza Ann 8 Curtiss b. Jan. 8, 1821. She m. David W. 
Shaft. He m. 2nd at Shelby, N.Y. Oct. 6, 1824 Sarah Todd. b. Palmyra, N.Y. Oct. 11, 1802 dau. 
of Samuel and Hannah (Whitney) Todd. She d. July 25, 1828 ae. 30. He m. 3rd Jan. 13, 1830 
Rebecca Jeffrey who d. Feb. 4, 1842. He m. 4th Mrs. Betsey Whitlock, nee' Lincoln. She b. Rut- 
land Vt. and d. 1873. He d. Dec. 1, 1868 Ransomville, N.Y. By Sarah Todd he had: 

1 Hannah Maria 8 b. Oct. 3, 1826 She m. Nov. 16, 1845 at Porter, 
N.Y. Sackett Ostrom b. Dutchess Co., N.Y. June 17, 1823, son of John and Ede 
Ostrom. Removed to Elba, Mich. They had: Emma, Charles, George and Frank 
all Ostrom. 

By Betsey Lincoln he had: 

2 Warren Alanson 8 b. Nov. 7, 1843 

3 Melinda Adelaide 8 b. d. 1909 Wilson, N.Y. m. Wilbur 

Stacey. They had: Myrtle, Walter, Elleta, Lincoln and Vivian, all Stacey. 

4 John Jay 8 b. May 14, 1846 

5 Oliver Henry 8 b. Feb. 13, 1849 d. unm. July 3, 1910 at Ransom- 

ville, N.Y. 

6 Frank Haslett 8 b. May 7, 1853 

7 Charles Fremont 8 b. July 15, 1856 

Warren Alanson 8 , John Jay 8 , Frank Haslett 8 and Chas. Fremont 8 will be considered later. 
Gilbert Wood 7 Curtiss was a tavern keeper at Ransomville all his life. 

Not in C.G. Lucius 7 Curtiss (Gideon, Gideon, Thomas, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. July 18, 1811 
Cheshire, Conn. He was in the Civil War and wounded at Antietam. He m. 1st Sept. 12, 1837 Mary 
Cleveland of Goshen, Conn. They resided in Waterbury, Conn. He m. 2nd Sarah 

He d. Jan. 1889 at home of his son George at Schuylerville, N.Y. Children: 

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1 Henry L. 8 b. Nov. 9, 1838 Probably d.y. as he is not in his 
father's will. 

2 Franklin 6 b. Feb. 24, 1844 

3 Ellen L. 8 b. June 16, 1843 m. Willis and had: 

(1) Joseph W. Willis 

(2) Jennie I. Willis 

(3) Minnie E. Willis 

(4) Louis Willis 

(5) Sarah Willis 
Resided in Ansonia, Conn. 

4 .Lewis C. 8 b. May 27, 1846 

5 George G. 8 b. 

6 William Gilbert 8 b. Sept. 15, 1857 Waterbury, Conn. 

7 Sarah Abin 8 b. She m. Nelson Bevier. They 
resided in Bellows Falls, Vt. and Bridgeton, N.J. 

Franklin 8 , Lewis C. 8 , George G. 8 and William Gilbert 8 will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. Ira 7 (brother of Lucius 7 Curtiss) b. Nov. 2, 1813 Cheshire, Conn. No record of his mar- 
riage. He was living in 1853 as a land record of Feb. 15, 1853 at Waterbury, Conn, reads David 
W. Shaft and wife Eliza Ann of Porter, N.Y. and David Buck and wife Mary Z. of Farmington, 
Conn, and Ira Curtiss of Waterbury, Conn, sell land in Waterbury to Lucius Curtiss of Waterbury. 

Not in C.G. Alfred 7 Curtiss (Alanson, Gideon, Thomas, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Jan. 29, 
1823 Orangeville, N.Y. Removed to Marietta, Ohio 1850, to Kentucky in 1855, then to Clinton, 
Kan. where he d. Feb. 20, 1867. He m. Mar. 16, 1859 Clarissa Haskins b. Sept. 13, 1831 at Salem, 
Montgomery Co., Ohio. dau. of Augustus and Nancy Haskins of Twin Mound, Kan. She d. Oct. 5, 
1897. Children: 

1 Frank Alanson 8 b. Sept. 6, 1860 

2 Floyd 8 b. Feb. 12, 1862 unm. in 1922. Resided in 
Puyallup, Washington. 

3 Elizabeth 8 b. Apr. 15, 1864. Graduate Geneseo State Normal School, 
Geneseo, N.Y. Taught school for twenty years in New York City. Retired 1919 
resided in Ransomville, N.Y. Supplied the record of Alanson 6 Curtiss in 1922. 

4 Alfred Charles 8 b. Apr. 11, 1866 

Capt. Alfred 7 Curtiss played a prominent part in the early history of the territory of Kansas 
and was a member of the Legislature 1859-1862. 
Frank Alanson 8 and Alfred Charles 8 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 64 Silas 7 Curtiss (Gilbert, Thomas, Thomas, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. 



Cheshire, Conn. He m. Dec. 22, 1805 Samanda Cook b. Nov. 6, 1788 dau. of Samuel and Sue 
(Cook) Cook. He bought land in Durham, Greene Co., N.Y. in 1813 of Thomas Barker and w. 
Betsey. They had: 

1 Infant who d. Sept. 28, 1806. 

2 Gilbert 8 b. 1808 

Gilbert 8 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 64 Zebina 7 Curtiss (Israel, Peter, Joseph, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) bpt. Sept. 21, 1760 
Farmington, Conn. He was with his father in Cornish, N.H. and Windsor, Vt. also in Canada and 
later in Saratoga Co., N.Y. He enlisted Aug. 22, 1776 in Capt. Joseph Wait's Co. of Rangers in 
the service of New York and Vermont under Major Hoisington at Hanover, N.H. He later married 
Capt. Wait's daughter. He became a General. Armstrong's "Aristocrats" published in 1848 says 
that General Zebina Curtiss late of Windsor, Vt. was a shrewd and bold Yankee and one of the 
first collectors of ginsing for the China trade and also made much money in potash and pearl 
ashes. He m. Mar. 3, 1783 Martha Wait, b. July 15, 1764 at Brookfield, Mass. dau. of Joseph and 
Martha (Stone) Wait. On Oct. 29, 1799 he was elected Major General of the Fourth Division Ver- 
mont militia and resigned in 1810. In 1820 he was a member of the Agricultural Society for the 
County of Windsor. He d. there April 7, 1828. Her death not of record. Children: 

1 Lucia 8 b. Mar. 3, 1784 d. May 5, 1785 

2 Israel 8 b. Jan. 19, 1786 No record. 

3 Lucia 8 b. Mar. 10, 1788 m. Dec. 5, 1813 at Windsor, Vt. 

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John B. Savage by Rev. Bancroft Fowler. John B. Savage evidently died not long 
after for at Zebina's death in 1829 his executor deeds land to his dau. Lucia then the 
wife of Rev. Bancroft Fowler and they lived in Greenfield, N.H. 

4 Joseph Waite 8 b. Apr. 8, 1790 

5 Benjamin Chapman 8 b. 1792 

6 Charles 8 b . Ma7T23, 1792 He d. Nov. 15, 1826 ae. 34 at 
Lansingburgh, Saratoga Co., N.Y. No record of his marriage. The Saratoga 
epitaph says "Son of General Zebina Curtis of Windsor, Vt." Waterford Cemetery. 

7 William 8 b. Mar. 9, 1794, Windsor, Vt. No record. 

8 Isabella 8 b . Mar. 3, 1796 m . 1st Sept. 13, 1817 Nicholas 
Cottrell by Rev. Bancroft Fowler, m. 2nd Franklin Hunter b. Feb. 11, 1790 son of 

William and Mary (Newell) Hunter. He d. May 6, 1835. 

9 Timothy 8 b. Dec. 7, 1797 d. Nov. 22, 1826, Old South 
Cemetery, Windsor, Vt. 

10 George 8 b. Sept. 19, 1799 

11 Edward 8 b. Oct. 25, 1801 

12 Susan 8 b. Aug. 1, 1805 m. Oct. 11, 1828 Edwin Edgerton 
Joseph Waite 8 , Benjamin Chapman 8 , George 8 and Edward 8 will be considered later. 

The Cooley Genealogy states that a sister of Benjamin Chapman Curtiss married Col. William 
Cooley of Rupert, Vt. 

P. 108 Eliphalet 7 Curtiss (Eliphalet, Peter, Joseph, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Nov. 9, 
1758 Simsbury, Conn. He m. Mary Wilcox dau. of William and Lucy (Case) Wilcox who d. 1798. 
C.G. has his wife Deborah and five children b. Simsbury, Conn. 



1 Harriet 8 


b. 


1800 


2 Herman 8 


b. 


1801 


3 Jabez 8 


b. 


1805 


4 Marian 8 


b. 


1808 


5 Edmund 8 


b. 


1810 



There is no trace of these children. 
Eliphalet 7 was of record in Florence, Oneida Co., N.Y. in 1800 census and land records there show 
him as Eliphalet Curtiss, Jr. with wife Mary (Polly) as late as 1816 thus indicating his wife Mary 
did not die in 1798 or that he m. 2nd another Mary. He had his son Peter 8 Curtiss with him. The 
family records say Eliphalet 7 Jr., died Apr. 29, 1816. This may be true as his last land record in 
Oneida Co. is dated 1816. 

Mrs. Lorissa Steele's little book about the Curtis family of Marcellus, Onondaga Co., N.Y. 
states that Eliphalet, Jr. 7 , m. 2nd Mrs. Deborah Holcomb, and had the five children born 1800-1810 
as given. However, the Holcomb records show that Seth Holcomb died Dec. 4, 1804 and his widow 
Deborah b. 1768 dau. of Lemuel and Dorothy (Lewis) Bates m. 2nd Eliphalet Curtis. This proves 
that she could not be mother of any Curtis children born before 1805. She d. Granby, Conn. Mar. 
20, 1858 ae. 90. Her will dated Aug. 30, 1851 shows her only heirs were children of her deceased 
dau. Deborah P. Latham and her dau. Mary P. wife of Eliakim Stiles. If she had been mother of 
the five Curtis children it is difficult to assume that all five died without heirs before 1851. A 
land record of May 7, 1807 proves she was then wife of an Eliphalet Curtis. What Eliphalet 
Curtis he was is not evident. He may have been a son of Peter 6 Curtiss, brother of Eliphalet 6 
Curtiss. This Peter 6 lived in Granby. However, Eliphalet, father of the five children, remains 
unknown. 

Eliphalet 7 Curtis, Jr. had by Mary Wilcox: 

1 Eunice 8 b.c. 1779 m. Abram Chidsey son of Joseph 

Chidsey. He d. May 1859 ae. 86. She d. Nov. 8, 1831 in her 50th year at East 

Avon, Conn. Their son Anson Chidsey b. Aug. 10, 1796. A granddaughter of Anson, 
Mrs. Mary E. Humphrey of Simsbury in 1904 writes that Eunice was born in West 
Avon, Conn. 

2 Theda 8 b. Nov. 27, 1782 m. Apr. 13, 1800 Benjamin Brown 
b. Oct. 6, 1776 son of Benjamin Brown. They resided in Wintonbury, Conn. She d. 
and he m. 2nd Mrs. Theda Tilley. He d. 1840. 

3 William 8 b. Sept. 13, 1783 

4 Peter 8 b. 1784-1785 

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5 Miles 8 b.c. 1790 

6 Jay 8 perhaps b. Oct. 22, 1795 

7 John 8 b. Feb. 11, 1798 
William 8 , Peter 8 , Miles 8 , Jay 8 and John 8 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 65 Gad 7 Curtiss (Eliphalet, Peter, Joseph, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. July 14, 1775. 
He m. 1st Eunice Porter. She d. Feb. 26, 1805 ae. 25. and he m. 2nd Dec. 15, 1805 Charissa 
Wilcox b. Jan. 1, 1775 dau. of Amos, Jr. and Anna (Case) Wilcox. She d. Marcellus, N.Y. Dec. 
12, 1857. He d. Marcellus, N.Y. Nov. 15, 1852, but his probate record is at Utica, N.Y. in 
Oneida Co. Children by 1st wife: 

b. Dec. 24, 1799 

b. Aug. 11, 1802 



1 


Ralzamon 8 


2 


Eunice 8 




as his 3rd wife. 


Children by 2nd wife: 


3 


Albert 8 




No children. 


4 


Margaret 8 




Wm. J. Oakley. 


5 


Maryette 8 


6 


Phebe 8 


7 


Phebe Jane 8 




Moseley. 


8 


Catherine 8 



m. Nov. 2, 1839 Joseph Blackmer 



b. Nov. 12, 1806 
b. Sept. 27, 1808 



b. May 
b. Apr. 
b. Apr. 



5, 1811 
26, 1812 
25, 1815 



d. Nov. 2, 1889 m. Olive Brown. 

d. Aug. 31, 1878 m. May 10, 1831 

m. Oct. 4, 1832 Franklin S. Hovey 

d. June 30, 1814 

m. Feb. 2, 1842 Chas. Whiting 

b. May 4, 1818 m. Apr. 9, 1846 Orlando Beach, 

son of Dr. Orlando Beach and removed to St. Johns Shiawassee Co., Mich. The 
family came from Canton, Conn, to Skaneateles, Onondaga Co., N.Y. in 1816. 
Ralzamon 8 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 65 Israel 7 Curtiss (Eliphalet, Peter, Joseph, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. May 25, 1781 
W. Simsbury, Conn. He is on the 1807 tax list at Marcellus, N.Y. so came before his brother Gad 7 
Curtis who came in 1816 to Marcellus. He m. Annis Lawrence. He d. Jan. 24, 1845. Children: 



b. 



1817 



1 James 8 

2 Theodosia 8 
Apr. 6, 1842 

3 Sarah 8 
Auburn, N.Y. 

Israel 7 left no will. The settlement of his estate mentions only the two daughters Theodosia 
and Sarah. 



d. unm. Aug. 22, 1841 ae. 24. 
d. 1896, m. William Rann, 

m. Luke Taylor. Resided in 



There is an unidentified Amanda Curtiss b. New Hartford, N.Y. near Utica, Oct. 14, 1804. 



She d. Westfield, Chautauqua Co., N.Y. Jan 
Abel Holcomb b. Jan. 17, 1806 d. Aug. 28, 
Children: 

Helen A. Holcomb 
Sarah Eliza Holcomb 
Abel Porter Holcomb 
Curtiss Holcomb 
Albert W. Holcomb 
Anice F. Holcomb 
Alice J. Holcomb 
Charles Holcomb 
Theodosia Holcomb 
George C. Holcomb 



30, 1891. She m. 
1881 son of Abel 



1 
2 
3 
4 
5 
6 
7 
8 
9 
10 



b. 
b. 
b. 
b. 
b. 



Aug. 
Dec. 
Mar. 
Oct. 

Nov. 



8, 1827 
13, 1828 
11, 1830 
20, 1831 
16, 1833 
b. Sept. 3, 1835 
b. May 4, 1836 
b. Dec. 14, 1839 
b. June 2, 1842 
b. Apr. 12, 1844 



at Marcellus, N.Y. Aug. 6, 1826 
and Roxcina (Higbee) Holcomb. 

d. Mar. 3, 1908 m. Wood 

d. Apr. 9, 1909 m. Samuel Beals 
d. Sept. 5, 1917 m. Drucilla Beals 
d. Aug. 19, 1853 



d. Mar. 7, 1893 m. Lovinia Porter 
d. Oct. 14, 1924 m. Wilder Rexford 
d. Dec. 9, 1918 m. Harmon Bisbee 
d. Apr. 5, 1923 m. Fanny Harrington 
d. May 9, 1928 m. Albert H. Bowen 
d. Apr. 9, 1917 m. Addie Campbell 
The given name Theodosia suggests that Amanda's father was of the family of Eliphalet 6 but 
his given name is not known. A conjecture is that she was an unrecorded dau. of Israel 7 . He is 
known to have been in central New York before any of the rest of his lineage. Amanda named a 
dau. Anice, perhaps after her mother Annis Lawrence, and a dau. Theodosia after her sister 
Theodosia who m. Wm. Rann. That Israel 7 had more than three children is likely. He left no 
will. A daughter of Abel Porter Holcomb states that Amanda had a sister who married Roland 
Porter. 



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C.G. 



P. 108 Adna 7 Curtiss (Peter, Peter, Joseph, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) bp. 1766 

Farmington, Conn., m. Almira eldest child of Elijah and Mary (Woodruff) Woodruff b. 1768. 

She d. Sept. 18, 1848 ae. 81 in Buffalo, N.Y. Children: 

b - 1787 d. Nov. 7, 1789 

b.c. _ 1790 

b. _ 

b. 



m. Dec. 1, 1812 Abner Bidwell 
1794 d. Mar. 13, 1802 

1798 Farmington, Conn. 



C.G. 



He d. May 25, 1815 Farmington. 

1 Sylvia 8 

2 Sylvia 8 

3 Ruth A. 8 

4 Peter 8 
He will be considered later. 

P. 65 Jeptha 7 Curtiss (Peter, Peter, Joseph, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) bp. Sept. 4, 1768 
Farmington, Conn. m. Sarah Pelletreau Hilyer. He d. Sheffield, Mass. Mar. 30, 1806. 

Children: 

Delia 8 b. Sheffield, Mass. Dec. 5, 1797, m. there Apr. 22, 1819 

Richard Orson Hurlbut b. June 12, 1792 Alford, Mass. (son of Philander Hurlbut) an 

attorney who d. Erie, Pa. Dec. 5, 1851. She d. in Mackinaw, Mich. Nov. 25, 1855. 

Buried at Erie, Pa. He was born at Alford, Mass. June 12, 1792 son of Philander 

and Clarinda (Crane) Hurlbut. 

Sally 8 b. No record. 

Jane Ashley 8 b. m. Hiram Ralph Pettibone. He b. 

1796 d. 1884 Member of Conn. Assembly. Removed to Ohio and later to Wisconsin. 

Julia 8 b. m. Apr. 5, 1831 Halsey Pelton'. 



1 



Removed to Ohio and later to Wisconsin. 
William 8 b. Alive in 1808 



No further record. 



Not in C.G. and conjectural. Miles 7 Curtiss. b. about 1772 m. about 1794 in Farmington, Conn. 

Deborah 6 Woodruff b. Feb. 10, 1776 dau. of Elisha 5 and Anna (Griswold) Woodruff (Aaron, Matthew, 
Matthew, Matthew Woodruff). Almira 6 Woodruff dau. of Elijah 5 (Matthew, Matthew, Matthew, 
Matthew Woodruff) married Adna 7 Curtiss. Miles and Deborah (Woodruff) Curtiss had a son 
Wyllys Curtiss b. Nov. 12, 1796 in Farmington. Then they removed to Mt. Washington, Mass. a 
small village in southwest corner of that state* Here in 1813 Miles set over to Adna Curtiss some 
land Miles' father gave him which land was in Burlington. Adna died two years later. All evi- 
dence points to the conjecture that Miles 7 is an unrecorded son of Peter 6 of Farmington. 
Children: 

1 Wyllys 8 b. Nov. 12, 1796 

2 Deborah 8 b. m. 

3 Luana 8 b. m. 



Nathaniel Blodgett 
Archibald Campbell and had 



Fanny, Nancy and Polly all Campbell. 

4 Fanny 8 b. 

widower, Archibald Campbell. No children. 
Miles 7 Curtiss d. at Mt. Washington, Mass. Jan. 16, 1826. 
Creek, Oswego Co., N.Y. Sept. 15, 1843. 
Wyllys 8 will be considered later. 



m. after 1817 her sister's 



His widow Deborah d. at Sandy 



C.G. P. 108-109 Charles 7 Curtiss (Peter, Peter, Joseph, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) bp. Mar. 29, 



1778 Farmington, Conn. m. Nov. 
Removed to Madison, Ohio 1811. 

1 Henry A. 8 

2 Fanny C. 8 



3 


Polly I. 8 


b. 


Aug. 27, 1807 


4 


Louisa A. 8 


b. 


Aug. 29, 1809 


5 


Charles S. 8 


b. 


Mar. 3, 1812 


6 


Mary A. R. 8 


b. 


Oct. 26, 1814 




Crombie of Chicago, 


111. 




7 


Chloe R. 8 


b. 


Jan. 26, 1817 


8 


Harriet N. 8 


b. 


Aug. 8, 1819 


9 


Martha C. 8 


b. 


Oct. 17, 1821 


10 


Sarah E. 8 

to San Francisco. 


b. 


July 23, 1824 


11 


George Cowles 8 


b. 


Feb. 21, 1827 
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9, 1803 Fanny Cowles dau. of Solomon Cowles of Farmington. 
He d. Dec. 27, 1833. She d. Nov. 26, 1859 ae. 76. Children: 
b. Feb. 10, 1804 

d. Dec. 27, 1848, m. Ethan A. 

Judson 
d. 1893, 
d. 1893, 



b. Sept. 16, 1805 



m. Walter Crocker 
m. Warren Maltbie 



m 
d. 
d. 



Aug. 26, 1896, m. Darius 
Ambrose Branch 



May 28, 1893, m 
unm. 



Alva Ross 



m. S. J. Wadsworth. Removed 



Henry A. 8 , Charles S. 8 and George Cowles 8 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 66 Gideon 7 Curtiss (Gideon, Peter, Joseph, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Nov. 18, 1776 
Simsbury, Conn. m. 1st Polly Royce (Rice) Sept. 14, 1797. m. 2nd before 1810 Ruth Day, dau. of 
Aaron Day of Spencertown, Columbia Co., N.Y. He d. Owego, N.Y. Apr. 3, 1847 ae. 72. Ruth Day | 
d. there Aug. 26, 1855 ae. 71. He removed from Simsbury to Norfolk, Conn, where three children I 
are of record. Children by 1st wife: 

1 Charlotte 8 b. May 21, 1799 m. Stephen Moody. They had: 

(1) Charlotte Moody 

(2) Gideon Moody - Became Senator from Dakota 

(3) Norman Moody 

(41 Francis Burdette Moody. This man married in New Albany, Ind. Henrietta Stoy 
and their son William Vaughn Moody b. 1869 d. 1910 became one of America's 
foremost poets. 

2 Isaac Sweet 8 b. Mar. 23, 1801 d.y. 

3 Mary 8 b. Nov. 17, 1803 m. Philemon Rowley of Cortland, 
N.Y. N.Y. 

4 Caroline 8 b. m. Isaac Otis. Removed to 
Michigan. 

5 Eliza Ann 8 b. m. Marshall Hulse (Hulce) of 

Deposit, Delaware Co., N.Y. A Curtiss Hulse d. Jan. 15, 1953 ae. 46. at Goshen, 
N.Y. Probably a descendant of Marshall Hulse. 

By 2nd wife: 

6 Mary Guyon 8 b. July 12, 1814 d. Apr. 27, 1886, m. Hiram 
Newton Eastman b. Apr. 17, 1810 d. Oct. 14, 1879. Buried at Owego, N.Y. 

7 Matthias Spencer 8 Curtiss b. 1817 d. Aug. 26, 1846 ae. 29. He was a 

physician. He m. at Homer, N.Y. May 1843 Maria Louise Cushman. b. Canada June 
13, 1816 dau. of Jabez Newland and Polly (Cooper) Cushman. She m. 2nd Dr. Richard 
O. Crandall at Flint, Mich. May 1849 and they removed to Waverly, N.Y. No record 
of children by Dr. Curtiss. 

C.G. P. 66 Solomon 7 Curtiss (Gideon, Peter, Joseph, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Mar. 2, 1778 
Simsbury, Conn. m. Chloe Eggleston, dau. of Samuel Eggleston. She d. July 15, 1830 at Richfield, 
Ohio ae. 54. They were in Marcellus, Onondaga Co., N.Y. as were his brothers Drayton Mills 7 
and Norman 7 between 1807-1815. No further record. 

C.G. P. 66 Drayton Mills 7 Curtiss, brother of Solomon 7 b. Oct. 7, 1783 Simsbury, Conn. He became a 
Quaker. Removed to western Virginia where he m. Nov. 30, 1809 Mary Calvert Walke. b. Nov. 
30, 1788 dau. of William Walke. She d. 1835 and he m. 2nd at Easton, Pa. July 11, 1835 Charlotte 
A. Fischer of Bethlehem, Pa. He d. 1856. No children by 2nd wife, ten children by 1st wife of 
whom five are of record. 

1 Elizabeth Mcintosh 8 m. George Wallace of Wallace, Va. 

2 John Hurst 8 No record. 

3 Ann 8 No record. 

4 Mary 8 No record. 

5 George 8 b. 1822 No record. 

C.G. P. 66 Norman 7 Curtiss brother of Solomon 7 b. Feb. 20, 1785 Simsbury, Conn. He m. Anna . 

They lived in Cortland Co., N.Y. nearly all their life. The 1835 census shows a family but the 
1850 and 1855 has only man and wife. In 1865 he lived in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. His will dated 
Dec. 30, 1865 leaves all to wife Anna. This will was not proved until Sept. 26, 1870 at Bloomington, 
111. when he died leaving widow Anna. No children mentioned. 

C.G. P. 109 Amasa 7 Curtiss (Amasa, Jonathan, Joseph, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Aug. 17, 
1776 Tyringham, Mass. m. 1st Electra m. 2nd Fanny. He d. 1848 Tyringham. 

Children: 

1 Betsey 8 b. July 23, 1797 m. Barnebas Bidwell 

2 Orlando 8 b. No record. 

3 Edwin 8 b. ~~~ d.y. 



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C.G. P. 110 Caleb 7 Curtiss (Amasa, Jonathan, Joseph, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Feb. 3, 1784 
Tyringham, Mass. He d. 1837. He m. Harriet Hines. Children: 

1 Thomas H. 8 over age 14 in 1837 

2 Mary G. 8 over age 14 in 1837 m. Gilbert Granger of Great 
Barrington, Mass. 

3 Zebina 8 under age 14 in 1837 No further record. 
Thomas H. 8 will be considered later. 

.G. P. 109-110 Zebina 7 Curtiss (Amasa, Jonathan, Joseph, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Nov. 
25, 1785 Tyringham, Mass. m. 1809 Juliette H. Buell b. Aug. 21, 1789 Great Barrington, Mass. 
d. Jan. 19, 1868 Norwalk, Ohio dau. of Joseph and Lucy (Pickett) Buell of Simsbury, Conn. 
Zebina 7 Curtiss d. Oct. 21, 1818 ae. 33. Children: 

1 Lambert Buell 8 b. Aug. 6, 1809 Tyringham, Mass. d. 1851 Tyringham, Mass. 

2 Julia Ann 8 b. Aug. 23, 1812 m. 1st Henry Underwood, m. 2nd 
Oliver T. Baird. Resided in Dalton, Mass. 

3 Orlando F. 8 b. Oct. 30, 1815 Tyringham, Mass. 
Orlando F. 8 will be considered later. 

.G. P. 110 Joseph 7 Curtiss (Jonathan, Jonathan, Joseph, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. June 25, 
1768 Sheffield, Mass., m. 1790 Ruth Roys (Royce) dau. of Abner Roys of Sheffield. His death not 
of record. Her death not of record. Child: Milton 8 b. Aug. 19, 1793. He will be considered later. 

.G. P. 110 Abijah 7 Curtiss (Jonathan, Jonathan, Joseph, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. June 7, 
1773 Wallingford, Conn. m. Sept. 1793 Betsey Stevenson. She b. June 10, 1776 d. Nov. 16, 1858 
dau. of Thomas and Hannah (Oldes) Stevenson of Middletown, Conn. He d. Feb. 17, 1834. They 
resided in Sheffield, Mass. Children: 

1 Ira 8 b. Mar. 15, 1794 

2 Almira 8 b. Nov. 28, 1795 d. Jan. 28, 1834 

3 Orren 8 b. May 17, 1797 

4 Julius 8 b. Mar. 18, 1799 

5 Eliza 8 b. Feb. 11, 1801 d. Oct. 13, 1802 

6 Julia 8 b. Feb. 18, 1803 m. 1829 David B. Litchfield of S. 
Egremont, Mass. She d. at Westmoreland, Oneida Co., N.Y. He d. Apr. 17, 1842. 

7 Charles Abbey 8 b. Mar. 14, 1805 

8 Abijah 8 b. May 20, 1807 d. Feb. 7, 1830 unm. 

9 Betsey 8 b. June 12, 1809 d. June 19, 1873 m. Aug. 30, 1841 
Nicholas Race of Great Barrington, Mass. 

10 Mary Ann 8 b. July 23, 1812 d. May 10, 1852 ae. 40. Her stone 
reads "Mary Ann Curtiss" C.G. states she m. Dec. 2, 1830 Newton Joyner. Her 
stone does not have the name Joyner on it. 

11 Emily 8 b. Oct. 4, 1814 m. Aug. 20, 1846 Almiron Dowd of 
Florence, Kentucky 

12 Hannah 8 b. Aug. 14, 1816 d. Feb. 1894 m. Harvey Roys of 

Sheffield, Mass. 
Ira 8 , Orren 8 , Julius 8 , Chas. Abbey 8 will be considered later. 

• G P. Ill Josiah 7 Curtiss (Jonathan, Jonathan, Joseph, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Nov. 3, 
1775 Sheffield, Mass. m. Nov. 23, 1800 Mary Kellogg dau. of Timothy Kellogg. He d. Oct. 18 
1819 and she m. 2nd Onias Tuller of Penfield, N.Y. She d. Mar. 4, 1860 ae. 80. She b. Feb. 8, 

1780. Children: . t _ , ,.,„ 

1 Harriet B. 8 b. Sept. 5, 1801 Sheffield, Mass. m. 1st Dec. 1, 1830 
Alonzo Brazee of Penfield, N.Y. m. 2nd Clarendon Mayo. She d. Dec. 23, 1869. 
One child was Fannie Curtiss Brazee b. May 19, 1833. 

2 James J 8 b. Mar. 20, 1803 

3 Sarah 8 b. June 1, 1805 d. May 19, 1877, m. May 1, 1828 
Philo Upson of S. Egremont, Mass. He b. 1803, d. Jan. 13, 1840 son of Shubel and 
Roxana (Cowles) Upson. They had: 

(1) Mary Evelyn Upson b. Aug. 5, 1834 m. Orson Benjamin 

(2) Curtiss Philo Upson b. Dec. 4, 1837 m. Helen E. Tryon 

(3) Sarah Eliza Upson b. Aug. 8, 1840 m. Robert L. Taft 

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Philo Upson perished in the burning of the steamship "Lexington" in Long Island Sound, 
his body recovered and buried S. Egremont, Mass. 

4 Truman 8 b. Jan. 28, 1808 

5 Fanny W. 8 b. Aug. 11, 1810 d. Aug. 7, 1831 unm. 

6 Mary Electra 8 b. July 22, 1814 d. Nov. 25, 1841, m. Phineas 
Mansfield of S. Egremont, Mass. Mar. 26, 1839. No children. 

7 Jonathan G. 8 b. Oct. 22, 1817 S. Egremont, Mass. 
James J. 8 , Truman 8 and Jonathan G. 8 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 68 Leonard Chester 7 Curtiss (David, James, Joseph, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. 1787 
Cheshire, Conn. d. Mar. 15, 1859. m. July 23, 1809 Abigail Hitchcock. No record of children. 



C.G. P. 112 James Herod 7 Curtiss (brother of Leonard Chester 7 Curtiss) b. 



Conn. m. 1st Aug. 20, 1809 Ruth M. Brooks who d. June 28, 1859 ae. 71. m 
Laura A. Brooks. He d. Apr. 24, 1861, Cheshire, Conn. She d. May 6, 1882, ae. 76 

1 James H. 8 b.c. 1815 

2 John Lucky 8 b. 1826 



1790 Cheshire, 
2nd Feb. 9, 1860 
Children: 



Both sons will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. Zarubabel 7 Curtiss (James, James, Joseph, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. July 3, 

1781 Pownal, Vt. m. there Jan. 8, 1804 Esther Thompson and removed to Malone, Franklin Co., 
N.Y. 1806. He was sheriff there. He d. before 1839 as she sold his land and recorded the sales 
in 1839. No record of children. 



Not in C.G. Elijah 7 Curtiss (brother of Zarubabel 7 Curtiss) b. Feb. 19, 1783 Pownal, Vt. 
1853 Pownal, Vt. m. c. 1805 Betsey . Children: 



d. Aug. 9, 



1 


Huldah 8 


b. 


July 7, 1806 


2 


Nancy B. 8 


b. 


Feb. 4, 1809 


3 


Elijah Grover 8 


b. 


Mar. 29, 1811 


4 


Lucy 8 


b. 


Mar. 25, 1813 


5 


Mary A. 8 


b. 


Mar. 17, 1817 


6 


David 8 


b. 


Apr. 14, 1821 


7 


Eliza 8 


b. 


Aug. 18, 1824 


8 


Julia Ann 8 


b. 


Apr. 29, 1828 



m. Mar. 7, 1832 Orrin Barber 



m. Jan. 22, 1842 Thomas B. Beverly 

Elijah Grover 8 and David 8 will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. David 7 Curtiss (James, James, Joseph, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Feb. 15, 1789 
Pownal, Vt. m. at Fort Covington, Franklin Co., N.Y. Sibbah Broadwell, b. 1803 in New Jersey 
dau. of Aaron and Sarah Broadwell. He d. Dec. 6, 1865 at Fort Covington, N.Y. and she m. 2nd 
1876 Niles Austin. She d.c. 1886. David 7 Curtiss was a shoemaker. Children: 



1 Sarah 8 



m. Levi Bedell. Lived in Lafarge- 



ville, N.Y. and Norfolk, N.Y. They had: 

(1) Benson Bedell 

(2) Cornelia Bedell 

(3) Marionetta Bedell 

(4) Albert Bedell 
Mary 8 

Buried at Malone, N.Y. 

Civil War Veteran. His stone in Fort Covington Cemetery reads 
Curtiss." They had: 

d. ae. 20 
m. David 



m. Nicholas Smith 
m. Arthur Dewey 
d. unmarried 

b. m. 1st Samuel Trussell d. ae. 40, 

m. 2nd Charles W. Gray who d. Nov. 18, 1883 ae. 43. 

"Husband of Maria 



(1) Mamie Trussell 

(2) Maria Trussell 

(3) Etta Trussell 

(4) Millard Trussell 

(5) Mabel Gray 
Clinton 8 
Adelia 8 



d. ae. 19 



m. Robinson 

b. Drowned at age 14 at Fort Covington. 

b. Apr. 29, 1832 d. Jan. 4, 1898 Fargo, N.D. 

28, 1850 James C. Wright b. July 9, 1821, d. 1876. They had: 

(1) Sarah Elizabeth Wright d. ae. 18 

(2) Sibbah Jane Wright 



m. Apr. 



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(3) Harriet Matilda Wright. 

(4) David J. Wright b.Aug. 29, 1858 

(5) William J. Wright b. Feb. 9, 1860 of Michigan City, N.D. 

(6) Frederick L.Wright b. July 6, 1867 of Michigan City, N.D. 

(7) Kingsley L. Wright b. Mar. 7, 1869 of Michigan City, N.D. 

(8) Almira L. Wright b. May 2, 1870 m. 1st Johnson m. 2nd Clark 

5 Matilda 8 b. 1835 d. Oct. 4, 1926 Orange City, Fla. 

m. Feb. 12, 1856 Seymour Vincent. He b. Sept. 3, 1825, d. Mar. 11, 1911 Burlington, 
Vt. son of Nicholas and Elizabeth (Joy) Vincent. They had: 

(1) Clinton Vincent b. Feb. 10, 1857 

(2) Abbie Sena Vincent b. Sept. 20, 1860 

(3) Lulu (twin) Vincent 

(4) Laura (twin) d. ae. 5 

6 Harriet 8 b. 1838 m. Charles Van de Walker. Resided 

in Redwood, N.Y. They had a son Edward Van de Walker. 

7 Almira 8 b. 1844 m. 1st John Muller, a Swiss jeweler 

of Watertown, N.Y. Removed 1870 to Columbus, Neb., then to Eureka, Calif, and 
last to Tenino, Wash, where she died and is buried. He died first and she m. 2nd 

a Mr. Stever. Children: 

(1) Ida Muller 

(2) Fred Muller 

(3) Grace Stever 

C.G. P. 68 Chauncey 7 Curtiss (Abner, Abner, Joseph, Thomas. John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Oct. 31, 1762. 
Rev. Sol. He m. May 19, 1791 by Jeremiah Eames, Esq. Mary Ann Burnside at her father's home 
in Northumberland, Coos Co., N.H. She b. 1769 dau. of Thomas and Susan (McGregor) Burn- 
side. The marriage was not a happy one. A letter written Feb. 22, 1844 from Carmi, 111. by one 
Daniel Hay states that Chauncy became ill-willed toward his wife and they separated. Their son 
Dr. Alva Curtiss took Mary Ann first to Richmond, Va. and later to Cincinnati, Ohio. Her affi- 
davit dated Feb. 10, 1844 states that she was 78 years old. She refused to draw her pension but it 
appears her son Samuel drew it, but Samuel died before her 1844 affidavit. Her husband Chauncey 
died July 3, 1831 at home of his son Samuel in Columbia, N.H. But a probate record dated Oct. 3, 
1833 shows Samuel was then in Guildhall, Orange Co., Vt. Dr. Alva was of Richmond, Va. and the 
only dau. Mrs. Martha Tompkins was also of Richmond, Va. and Martha and Alva gave power of 
attorney to Samuel. The 1790 census shows Chauncey's father Abner 6 in Guildhall, Orange Co., Vt. 
with Abner's son Clark 7 while Chauncey was in N.H. as the record proves. In 1818 Chauncey's 
affidavit gives his residence as Minehead, Essex Co., Vt. The 1800 census shows Clark 7 in Gran- 
by township, Essex Co., Vt. Clark 7 m. Feb. 2, 1786 Dinah Gridley at Southington, Conn. This is 
all that is known about Clark 7 . Nothing more is known of Dr. Alva 8 and Samuel 8 and Martha 8 
children of Chauncey 7 Curtiss, but much more is known of Chauncey's brother Silas 7 . 

Not in C.G. Silas 7 Curtiss b. 1766, m. at W. Hartford, Conn. July 1788 Lucy Crosby. He was 

in the Revolution and the 1812 War. In his 1818 affidavit he says he is age 52 and was residing 
in Litchfield Co. Conn, but when he enlisted in July 1781 he resided in Farmington, Conn. He en- 
listed as a substitute for his brother Clark Curtiss. He enlisted in Wm. Benning's Co. U.S. Infan- 
try in 1812 War and was discharged May 24, 1814 at Plattsburg, N.Y. because of old age and in- 
firmities. He made his way to Pawlet, Vt. where he resided in 1815 but when he was transferred 
to the New York Pension Roll May 6, 1826 he resided in Dutchess Co. Here at Dover, Dutchess 
Co N Y he died July 3, 1841 alone, his executor stating that his widow and children were some- 
where in Conn. Land record in 1824 shows Silas Curtiss of Dover buys land of Lucy Davis alias 
Lucy Kirby of Dover being half of a farm owned by William Kirby. It seems likely that Silas lived 
in Dover before the 1812 War as the town records at Amenia reveal in the town Poor Book in an 
entry in 1815 when Silas is known to have been in Pawlet, Vt. that the following poor children were 
bound out as follows: 

Thomas Curtiss b. Apr. 24, 1794 apprenticed to James Johnson until he is 21. 

Elizabeth Curtiss b. about 1800 apprenticed to Wm. H. Munson of Sharon, Conn, until she 

is I 8 - ., L 

Mary Curtiss b. July 17, 1798 apprenticed to William Nase until she is 18. 

Silas Curtiss b. Feb. 1, 1802 apprenticed to Lewis Judson until he is 21. 

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These are perhaps the children of Silas 7 
1800 may be that Elizabeth Curtiss who m. 
(Lovejoy) Burgess and they had: 

(1) Amanda Burgess b. 1820 

(2) Elizabeth Burgess b. 1822 



Curtiss. There is a possibility that Elizabeth b.c. 
1819 Daniel Burgess 1794-1837 son of Eli and Prudence 

m. George Brockway 
d. 1909 
The mother Elizabeth Curtiss died four days after the birth of her second child. 

C.G. P. 69 Marcus 7 Curtiss (Jesse, Abner, Joseph, Thomas, John Widow Elizabeth) b. Nov. 13, 1781 

Farmington, Conn. He d. Dec. 11, 1812. He m. Mar. 25, 1800 Rosannah Barnes b. 1784 

dau. of Nathaniel and Polly (Dawson) Barnes. She m. 2nd Apr. 22, 1832 Chittenden Byington as his 
3rd wife. He d. July 12, 1846 ae. 72. She d. Southington, Conn. June 23, 1860 ae. 76. Children: 
1 Hannah More 8 b. Feb. 6, 1802 Farmington, Conn. m. Nov. 13, 1823 Samuel 

Little at Southington. Both of Meriden. They had: 
(1) Elizabeth M. Little b. May 11, 1824 

b. Dec. 7, 1827 
b. Apr. 14, 1830. 
b. Feb. 26, 1833. 
b. Aug. 6, 1835. 
b. Apr. 2, 1838 



(2) Amasa G. Little 

(3) John Little 

(4) Henry B. Little 

(5) Mary Little 

(6) Lucy Andrews Little 



d. 1831 
Removed to Calif. 
Removed to Edwardsville, 111. 
Removed to Edwardsville, 111. 
m. S. M. Wilson 

d. May 30, 1806 

d. 

d. 1893 Southington, Conn., m. 1st 
Southington Nov. 30, 1832 ae. 27. They had: 



2nd Dec. 31, 


1849 Beulah W. 


Johnson. 


1 


Jeremiah 8 


b. 


2 


Marienina 8 


b. 


3 


Martha Root 8 


b. 


4 


Mary E. 8 


b. 



2 Reuben 8 b. Apr. 24, 1806 

3 Reuben Marcus 8 b. Sept. 13, 1808 

4 Rosannah Barnes 8 b. Jan. 13, 1811 
Oct. 17, 1830 Martin Boughton who d 

(1) John C. Boughton 

(2) William M. Boughton 

(3) Ellen Amelia Boughton b. Aug. 9, 1831 Naugatuck, Conn. 

C.G. P. 112 Jesse 7 Curtiss (Jesse, Abner, Joseph, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. July 13, 1785 
Farmington, Conn. m. 1st Oct. 10, 1810 Rhoda Pantlin. She d. Aug. 10, 1844 ae. 65 and he m. 

He d. Sept. 11, 1855 Meriden, Conn. Children: 
Jan. 25, 1812 
Apr. 13, 1818 
Jan. 1, 1825 

m. Mar. 6, 1839 Loomis Lamb 

b. N.Y. City Nov. 22, 1815 d. Mar. 1870 Middletown, Conn, son of James and Chloe 
(Beckley) Lamb. 
Jeremiah 8 will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. Samuel 7 Curtiss (Daniel, Abner, Joseph, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Dec. 16, 1773 
Farmington, Conn. The revolutionary war papers of his father, Daniel, reveal that Daniel's 
bible was burned at the time his son Samuel's house burned in Luzerne, Warren Co., N.Y. But in 
the affidavit of Daniel's son Daniel, Jr. of Belpre, Washington Co., Ohio, made in 1838, Samuel was 
residing in Washington Co., N.Y. Land and probate records of Warren Co. and Washington Co. 
N.Y. fail to reveal this Samuel 7 Curtis but a thorough search of church and cemetery records 
might produce a record of him. His living descendants have furnished a rather complete record 
of him but lacking dates. His wife, they say, was Chloe. The births of some of the children 
have been ascertained by census records so they cannot be put down in order of birth. 

1 Levi 8 b. m. Eunice named after Levi 

Andrews, brother of Mary Andrews the mother of Samuel 7 

2 Phineas 8 b. m. Dec. 19, 1833 at Rupert, Vt. 

Lucinda Darling. Phineas named after Daniel's brother who d. in infancy. 



Moses 8 

Samuel 8 

Daniel 8 

James 8 

Reuben 8 

Reuben Andrews 

Mary 8 

Joel 8 



b. 
b. 
b. 
b. 
b. 

b. 
b. 



1812 



1820 



1803 



d. unmarried. 

m. Eliza Harding or Harden. 

m. Betsey Schermerhorn 

m. Ruth Buell 

m. Eliza Malone. Named after 

d. unmarried, 
m. Hannah Sharpe 



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All who married will be considered later. They all lived in or near Greenwich, Washington Co. 
There is at present no record of Daniel 7 brother of Samuel 7 . 



N.Y. 



C.G. P. 69 Shubel 7 Curtiss (Amos, Abner, Joseph, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. 1781, m. Aug. 



11, 1801 Polly Penfield b. Sept. 4 
cooper. He d. Oct. 3, 1845 ae. 64. 
Children: 

1 Mary 8 

m. 2nd Daniel Cook, 

2 Andrew 8 

3 Charlotte 8 

4 Eunice 8 

5 William 8 

6 Adeline 8 

7 Harriet 8 

8 William 8 

9 Julia Ann 8 
Milbury, Mass. 

10 Emeline Lucretia 8 



1786 dau. of Nathaniel and Eunice (Kelsey) Penfield. He was a 
She was living in 1866. They resided in New Britain, Conn. 



b. July 31, 1802 
m. 3rd Pliny Richardson, 
b. Nov. 3, 1804 
bp. June 21, 1812 
bp. June 21, 1812 
b. Mar. 7, 1812 

b. 1813 

b. 1816 

b. Oct. 16, 1819 
b. Mar. 16, 1824 



m. 1st Oct. 4, 1819 John Eaton, 



m. Pliny Sanders 

m. Horatio Webster 

d. Aug. 25, 1812 

m. Thomas Butler of Hartford, Conn. 

m. Joel Cook 

d. 1867 

m. Aug. 24, 1852 Jarvis Hall of 



b. 



1825 



11 



Benjamin Franklin Eddy of Thomaston, Conn 

Eddy. No children. 

Electa 8 b. Dec. 16, 1829 



Andrew 8 and William 8 will be considered later. 



d. Oct. 10, 1851, m. Nov. 4, 1849 
son of Thomas and Nancy (Hamlin) 

m. Oct. 17, 1845 Augustus Hinman 



C.G. 



P. 69 Alvin 7 Curtiss (Amos, Abner, Joseph, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. , 

m. Jan. 3, 1799 Rachel Russell, 2nd child of Jonathan and Hannah (Dix) Russell at Southington, 
Conn. The only child of record is Orson 8 Curtiss b. 1806. He was said to have had a brother 
Luman 8 Curtiss who removed to Indiana or Illinois and had a daughter who died young. Northfield, 
Conn. Cemetery confirms this "died Aug. 6, 1831 ae. 4. Mary Eliza Curtiss; died Sept. 2, 1836 
ae. 1-4-0 Sarah Jane Curtiss; both children of Luman and Mary Curtiss." Orson 8 Curtiss will 
be considered later. 

Not in C.G. Elias 7 Curtiss (Amos, Abner, Joseph, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth b. , m. Feb. 20, 

1809 at New Britain, Conn. Hannah Steele b. June 1, 1792 dau. of Ebenezer Steele, Jr., and his 
2nd wife Hannah Brewer. She d. at Mexico, Oswego Co., N.Y., May 1, 1871 ae. 79. He was said 
to have been killed by Indians in Michigan where he had gone to find a new home for his family 
which he had left in Deerfield, Marcy township, Oneida Co., N.Y. across the Mohawk River from 
Utica. His oldest child Jason 8 took the family to Mexico, Oswego Co., N.Y. Elias and Hannah 
first went northward from Conn, through Mass. to Vermont where their youngest son Justus was 
born in 1825 but Vermont vital records at Montpelier show no trace of the family. Children: 

1 Jason 8 b. Nov. 1809 in Conn. 

2 Harlow 8 b. Feb. 8, 1812 in Mass. 

3 Eliza 8 b. 1814 in Vt. d. Jan. 25, 1870, Mexico, N.Y. 

m. Harvey 3 Biddlecome b. 1805 son of Daniel 2 Biddlecome and grandson of Capt. 
Thomas 1 Biddlecome an English sea Captain who settled in Warwick Neck, R.I. 

They had: 

1836 
1843 



b. 
b. 



(1) Marietta Biddlecome 

(2) Eliza Ann Biddlecome 

(3) Clinton Biddlecome 

Alvin 8 b. 

Ann 8 b. 

Justus 8 b. Oct. 



m. late in life Rev. Mr. Ferguson 



1816 in Vt. 

1824 in Vt. 

1825 in Vt. 
Jason 8 , Harlow 8 , Alvin 8 and Justus 8 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 112 Pliny 7 Curtiss (Caleb, Caleb, Joseph, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b Nov. 14, 1795 
Charlton, Mass., m. Dec. 17, 1818 Relief Boyden dau. of Darius and Elizabeth (Stone) Boyden. 
b. 1799 d. Aug. 19, 1862 ae. 63. He d. Feb. 9, 1853. Children: 

1 Nathaniel Bancroft 8 b. Sept. 11, 1819 Calais, Vt. 

2 Darius Boyden 8 b. Sept. 17, 1821 Calais, Vt. 

3 Caroline Amanda 8 b. Sept. 23, 1823 



m. 



d. Nov. 4, 1844. Never married. 
Mar. 7, 1846 Jonas G. Hall. 



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Pliny 8 
Maria V. 8 
They had: 

(1^ Sumner Deming 
(2) Henry Halford Deming 
Lucinda 8 b. 

b. " 
2nd 



b. Mar. 29, 1826 
b. 



m. May 7, 1846 Dr. E.S. Deming 



Removed to Kansas 



Mary 8 

who d. and she m. 



m. Sanger of Peoria, 111. 
m. her sister's widower 



8 Levon 8 



b. 



Brayton and had a son Curtiss Brayton. 
d. ae. 17 



C.G. 



Nathaniel Bancroft 8 and Pliny 8 will be considered later. 

P. 113 Joshua 7 Curtiss (Simeon, Joshua, Joseph, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. 



Sanger 



1783 



Burlington, Conn. He m. 
She d. Apr. 10, 1854 ae. 74. 



Polly Gillett dau. of John and Sybil (Piatt) Gillett of Milford, Conn. 
He d. Sept. 22, 1843 Burlington, Conn. Children: 
b. July 14, 1808 



8 



Philo 8 

Henry 8 b. Aug. 13, 1810 

Amy 8 b. Nov. 27, 1812 

Truman Beach of Harwinton, Conn. He b 
ville, Conn. 

Simeon 8 b. 1816 

Sylvester 8 b. Mar. 5, 1819 

Celestia 8 b. Mar. 5, 1819 

Loderick Shurrell Lewis. They had: 

(1) Theron Dwight Lewis b. May 13, 1844 

(2) Angelina Lewis b. Oct. 19, 1852 

(3) Frederick Bradley Lewis b. Sept. 13, 1855 
Laura 8 b. May 2, 1822 
Forestville, Conn. 

Corydon 8 b. Mar. 30, 1823 



d. Oct. 24, 1891, 
Feb. 10, 1811 d. Dec. 



m. Oct. 7, 1832 
6, 1887 at Forest- 



His twin sister was: 
d. Nov. 1893, m. 



July 4, 1842 



m. Jan. 18, 1843 Daniel Barnes of 



and Corydon 8 will be considered later. 



Philo 8 , Henry 8 , Simeon 8 , Sylvester 8 , 

C.G. P. 113 Major 7 Curtiss (Simeon, Joshua, Joseph, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. July 4, 1797 
Burlington, Conn. m. Dec. 27, 1821 Clarissa Dowd. She d. Jan. 16, 1890 ae. 87. He d. Dec. 31, 
1875. Children: 

1 Orrin 8 b. ;ec. 29, 1823 d. July 26, 1863. unm. 

2 Nancy 8 b. Oct. 3, 1825 m. Mar. 16, 1843 John Crane b. Jan. 
1, 1819 Burlington son of Arnold and Elizabeth (Smith) Crane. Resided in Naugatuck, 
Conn. 

b. Jan. 16, 1827 
b. Feb. 15, 1829 
b. July 12, 1831 



3 


Lyman 8 


4 


Polly 8 


5 


Hiram 8 




No further record. 


6 


Elizabeth 8 




of New Hartford, Co 


7 


Maria 8 


8 


Thomas 8 


9 


Samuel 8 


10 


Mary 8 


11 


James 8 


12 


James 8 




Prison in Civil War 


Samuel 8 will be considered later. 



d. Mar. 30, 1851. unm. 

No record. 

m. Sept. 6, 1856 Susan E. Alcott. 



b. Aug. 8, 1833 
i. 

b. July 20, 1836 
b. Nov. 10, 1839 
b. Mar. 20, 1841 
b. Apr. 28, 1843 
b. Aug. 15, 1845 
b. Sept. 13, 1847 



m. May 9, 1852 Andrew O. Norton 

m. Jan. 31, 1858 Orrin Woodin 
No further record. 

No record. 

d. Aug. 12, 1846 

d. Sept. 20, 1864, Andersonville 



Not in C.G. Robert 7 Curtiss (Robert, Joshua, Joseph, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Bristol, 

Conn, about 1785 m. 1st Betsey Morton. She is buried in the Presbyterian Church Yard at Owego, 
N.Y. "Betsey wife of Robert Curtiss d. Apr. 25, 1821 ae. 33" so b. 1788. He m. 2nd Phebe 
Maria Decker b. 1809 d. 1881. He d. Dec. 1876 Barton, N.Y. His widow Maria surviving. 
Children by 1st wife: 

1 Juliette 8 b. m. Christopher Ellis. They had: 

(1) Aline Ellis m. Samuel Niles 



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(2) Charles Ellis 

(3) Nettie Ellis 

(4) Kate Ellis 

(5) Lizzie Ellis 

2 Maria 8 

(1) Addison Ellis 

(2) Leontine Ellis 

3 Electa 8 

(1) Augusta Ellis 

(2) Clifford Ellis 

(3) Fred Ellis 

(4) Sidney Ellis 

(5) Cora Ellis 

4 Lucinda 8 

(1) Nora Bogart 

(2) Henry Bogart 

(3) Robert Bogart 
Children by 2nd wife: 

5 Edward P. 8 b. Nov. 

6 Deborah Amanda 8 b. 

(1) Arthur Curtiss Ellis b. 

(2) Edward Meyers Ellis b. 

7 Frederick E. 8 b. _ 
d. 1920, m. 2nd Josephine Tanney 
They lived at Barton, N.Y. 

Edward P. 8 will be considered later. 



m. Julia Tillman 

m. George Tisdell 

m. Jake Hortell 

m. 1st Andrew Blizzard, 2nd Ed. Doyle 



m. Libbie Edgecomb 
m. Oscar Van Atta 

b. 

m. George Munn 

m. Ella Sledge 

m. Frances M. Ennis 

m. Albert Brink 

b. 

m. John Morgan 
m. Augusta Eckert 



_ 1835 

1870 
1875 
1845 

b.1848, 



m. Charles Ellis. They had: 



m. Ira Ellis. They had: 



m. James Bogart. They had: 



m. Gilbert Ellis. They had: 



m. 1st Mary Fralick, she b. 1848 
d. Sept. 22, 1901. He had no children. 



Not in C.G. Norman 7 Curtiss (Robert, Joshua, Joseph, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. 1790-1800. 
He m. Rachel . He d. June 14, 1870. She d. Sept. 1881. Children not in order of birth: 



1 Norman Elihu 8 

2 Luther 8 

3 George 8 

4 Emily 8 

(1) Lulu Chapman 

(2) William Chapman 

5 Susan 8 

(1) Norman Swartwood 

(2) Alfred Swartwood 

(3) Rachel Swartwood 

(4) Sarah Swartwood 

6 Henrietta 8 
John. They had: 

(1) Miles Swartwood 

(2) John Swartwood 

(3) George Swartwood 

(4) Carrie Swartwood 

7 Amanda 8 

(1) Mary Bliss 

8 Clarissa 8 

9 Sarah 8 



b. July 4, 1830 



b. 



m. Resided in Hornell, N.Y. 
m. Henry Chapman. 



No children. 
They had: 



b. Oct. 1855 
d. unmarried 
b. 



m. John Huddle. 



m. 
m 



Milton Nobles 
John Blake 



m. John Swartwood. They had: 



m. Chauncey Swartwood brother of 



m. Cora 



m. 



Knowles 



b. 

b. 
b. 



m. 



Bliss. They had: 



m. Strong. Removed to New London, Conn. 

m. Smith E. Baker. No children, 
m. Stephen Haner of Owego, N.Y. 



C.G. 



Norman Elihu 8 and Luther 8 will be considered later. 

P. 71 Miles 7 Curtiss (Aaron, Joshua, Joseph, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. 1795-6. 

m Feb 5 1821 Sally Woodin b. 1801 dau. of Anas Woodin of Plymouth, Conn. Her real given 
name was'Lusarah a combination of Lucy and Sarah. They removed to Delhi, Delaware Co. N.Y. 
where in land records her name is given as Lusaria. Anas Woodin's wife Ruth was sister of 
Miles Curtiss' mother. Miles 7 Curtiss d. Jan. 22, 1873. His wife d. May 14 1881. Buried at 
E. Plymouth, Conn, to which place they returned after their residence in N.Y. State. They had 
three children: 



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1 Ruth 8 



1821 



m. Hiram London and had Julia, John, 
d. in Middletown, Conn. State 



1838 She had two natural children. One she called 



Charles and Belle, air London 

2 Julius Hart 8 b. 

Hospital for the insane. 

3 Frances L. 8 b. 

Asa Curtiss. Both she and Asa were held in high esteem and respect in E. Plymouth 
No further record. 

Not in C.G. Simeon 7 brother of Miles 7 . The Gillett family record states that Simeon 7 m. Abba Tiffany. 
A record from a living descendant states that Simeon 7 m. Sybil Tiffany and they had a dau. 
Priscilla 8 who married Benjamin Allen Wheeler. He b. Aug. 16, 1852. No further record except 
that the Wheelers lived in Fox Township, Sullivan Co. Pa. 



C.G. 



P. 214 Elias 7 Curtiss (Giles, John, John, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Aug. 28, 1788, m. 
1st June 15, 1812 Mary Burrell of Sheffield, Mass. She d. Mar. 24, 1843 ae. 58. m. 2nd c. 1850 
Mrs. Desire Hewitt, m. 3rd May 1857 Mrs. Susan Aldrich. She d. Feb. 27, 1879. He d. Sept. 6, 
1882 Sheffield, Mass. Children: 



Diana 8 b. Sept. 8, 1815 

17, 1843 Watson Brown of Chester, Mass. 
Bird 8 b. Aug. 12, 1817 

Marcia 8 b. Sept. 1, 1819 



d. Jan. 10, 1886 in Michigan, m. Jan. 
Another record reads Jan. 17, 1839. 
d. Jan. 5, 1889 unm. 
d. Jan. 15, 1898 Springfield, Mass. 



m. May 17, 1843 Dr. John Edwin Lucas of Springfield, Mass. 

Jerome 8 b. Jan. 7, 1822 

Adeline 8 b. Mar. 20, 1824 m. Nov. 13, 1845 Isaiah Thomas 

Benjamin D. 8 b. Jan. 15, 1826 



C.G. 



Jerome 8 and Benjamin 8 will be considered later. 

P. 71 Roswell 7 Curtiss (Giles, John, John, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Feb. 25, 1790, 

d. 1829, m. Hannah Keep, dau. of Jabez and Elizabeth (Rogers) Keep. She m. 2nd Nov. 9, 

Roswell 7 Curtiss had no 



1831 William Trowbridge 
children. 



She m. 3rd John Carey of Suffield, Conn. 



C.G. P. 114 James 7 Curtiss brother of Roswell 7 Curtiss b. Feb. 26, 1792 m. Sarah Pierce. She b. in 



Children: 



July 27, 1832 



m. Ellen Babcock. No further record. 

m. Giles C. Calhoun of Collinsville, 

No record. 
No record. 
No record. 



C.G. 



Ireland. He d. May 1832 Sheffield, Mass. 

1 John J. 8 b. _ 

2 James 8 b. 

3 Nancy 8 b. 
Conn. 

4 Huldah 8 b. 

5 Betsey 8 b. 

6 Sarah 8 b. _ 

7 Elbridge 8 b. _ 
Elbridge 8 and James 8 will be considered later. 

P. 114-115 Levi 7 Curtiss (Ephraim, Stiles, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Dec. 29, 
1765 Huntington, Conn. m. 1st Dec. 19, 1788 Abigail Clark b. 1767 dau. of Samuel and Rheuma 
Clark. She d. Jan. 9, 1809 ae. 42. He m. 2nd Abigail Ufford, dau. of Benjamin Ufford. She d. 
Sept. 9, 1836 ae. 59. He d. Apr. 8, 1851. Children by 1st wife: 

1 Samuel Clark 8 

2 Rebecca Ann 8 bp. Apr. 16, 1789. The 1790 census gives Levi 7 1-1-2 thus 
indicating that the first two children were twins as the marriage date was Dec. 19, 
1788. Rebecca Ann 8 m. David Welles. 

3 Sarah 8 b. d. 1867 m. Cyrus Wheeler b. July 12, 1782 

son of Silas and Ruth (Judson) Wheeler. He d. July 18, 1846. She was a widow in 
Levi's 1847 will. They had Sarah Abigail Wheeler who m. Tomlinson. 

4 Melissa 8 b. Apr. 15, 1797 m. Apr. 8, 1812 Ard Blackman, 

b. June 23, 1789 son of James and Mrs. Anna nee' Beard (Curtiss) Blackman. She 
was the widow of David 5 (Matthew, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth). 

5 Kate 8 b. m. Dec. 31, 1818 Roswell Welles 

b. 1795, son of Timothy and Polly E. (Clark) Welles. 



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6 Abigail bp. Apr. 15, 1797 No record. As this is same date as 
birth of Melissa, one might assume both were the same but probate record 1810 shows 
heirs of Abigail nee' Clark include all the five children and also Abigail. So she may 
have been born about 1795. 

Child by 2nd wife: 

7 Ephraim 8 b. Oct. 1810 
Samuel Clark 8 and Ephraim 8 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 115 Philo 7 Curtiss (Ephraim, Stiles, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Oct. 25, 1772 
Huntington, Conn. m. Nov. 26, 1796 Sarah Birdseye b. Nov. 17, 1778 dau. of Joseph and Dinah 
(Blakeman) Birdseye. She d. Dec. 26, 1823 ae. 45. He d. Apr. 21, 1832. Children: 

1 Sarah Hannah 8 b. July 11, 1798 d. unm. Jan. 24, 1821 ae. 23. 

2 Susan 8 b. July 2, 1800 m. Burritt Somers. They had: 

(1) Emily Somers 

(2) Sarah Somers m. Chas. Palmer of N.Y. City 

3 Ann Rebecca 8 b. Feb. 6, 1803 d. Oct. 4, 1811 

4 Phebe 8 b. Feb. 24, 1805 m. Oct. 6, 1830 George Blackman 
of Lockport, N.Y. 

5 Esther 8 b. Oct. 24, 1808 m. May 18, 1828 Robert Whittemore 
of N.Y. City. A dau. Susan Whittemore became the wife of the famous Presbyterian 
divine T. DeWitt Talmadge of Brooklyn, N.Y. 

6 Cornelia 8 b. Sept. 5, 1811 d. Aug. 14, 1873 Lockport, N.Y. 
m. 1st Miner Marks of Lockport, N.Y. They had a son John Marks. She m. 2nd 
Apr. 1, 1841 Philip Harmany. He b. Oct. 1, 1817 d. Jan. 22, 1881 Lockport, N.Y. 
They had: 

(1) Orrin Curtiss Harmany b. June 14, 1842 

(2) Lillian A. Harmany m. George B. Swan 

(3) Mary Harmany m. Aaron Combow 

(4) Emily Ida Harmany b. Feb. 5, 1850 m. T. H. McBeaty 

(5) Elizabeth Anna Harmany b. Oct. 7, 1877 m. F. W. Korthan 
Philip Curtiss Harmany of Charleston, 111., son of Orrin Curtiss Harmany, sent the record. 

P. 72 Ephraim 7 Curtiss (Ephraim, Stiles, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. July 12, 
1780 Huntington, Conn. m. Dec. 4, 1804 Phebe Brooks dau. of William and Phebe (Judson) Brooks. 
He probably married twice as Congr. Church at Huntington has "Ephraim Curtiss 2nd and wife 
Harriet A. joined the church July 6, 1828." Children: 

1 Polly 8 b. Dec. 13, 1805 No record. 

2 Agur 8 b. July 9, 1807 No record. 

3 William Brooks 8 b. June 7, 1809 This is the man C.G. Calls William Brooks 
instead of William Brooks Curtiss who m. Oct. 15, 1835 Mary Caroline 7 Curtiss (Isaac Judson, 
Abner, Josiah, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth). No record of children. 

b. Apr. 9, 1811 m. May 11, 1835 James Rousenger 

b. Mar. 20, 1813 m. May 28, 1832 John L. Murray of 

Sept. 12, 1866 ae. 53, Stratford Cemetery. 

b. Feb. 21, 1815 

b. Sept. 5, 1817 No record. 

b. June 10, 1819 No record. 

b. July 14, 1821 No record. 

b. Oct. 21, 1823 No record. 

b. Apr. 17, 1826 
This record was taken from a book financed by those who contributed - in this case - Sylvester 
- consequently lacks nearly all data on the other members of the family. 
Ephraim 8 and Sylvester 8 will be considered later. 

P. 115 Elihu 7 Curtiss (Elihu, Stiles, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Dec. 20, 1774 
Stratford, Conn. m. Apr. 1829 Clemence Peck, dau. of Samuel Peck of Milford, Conn. He d. Dec. 
3, 1858. Children: 

1 Stephen Edwin 8 b. May 1831 . 

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4 


Phebe Ann 8 




of N.Y. City. 


5 


Emily 8 




N.Y. City. She d.' 


6 


Ephraim 8 


7 


Philo 8 


8 


Susan 8 


9 


Lucius 8 


10 


William Birdseye 8 


11 


Sylvester 8 



2 Emily Peck 8 b. Dec. 1832 Single and deceased before 1870. 

3 Catherine Uf ford 8 b. July 1835 

4 Charles Elihu 8 b. Aug. 31, 1839 Stratford, Conn. m. Mary E. Chidsey. She b. 
July 28, 1847 d. Feb. 10, 1907. He was in Civil War. No record of death. In 1870 
he was administrator for his father's estate as well as for his sister Emily's estate. 
Stephen Edwin 8 and Catherine Ufford 8 were not mentioned in the 1870 settlement. No 
further record. 

C.G. P. 115 Burritt 7 Curtiss brother of Elihu 7 Curtiss b. Nov. 10, 1776, m. Jan. 30, 1811 Julia 7 

Curtiss (John, Stiles, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth). She d. Mar. 23, 1862. He d. Dec. 
1, 1852 S. Britain, Conn. Children: 

1 George Alexander 8 b. Oct. 30, 1811 

2 Frances Selina 8 b. June 18, 1816 d. Jan. 25, 1849 unm. 
George Alexander 8 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 72 Stephen Welles 7 Curtiss (Elihu, Stiles, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Sept. 24, 
1782 Stratford, Conn. He m. Sarah Foote, dau. of Luther and Sarah (Pond) Foote. He d. Nov. 3, 
1829 at Clinton near Utica, N.Y. and she m. 2nd at Clinton, N.Y. Feb. 22, 1831 Augustus George 
Pliny Coburn. He b. Sterling, Mass. Mar. 21, 1794, d. Newark, N.J. May 27, 1872. She d. there 
Apr. 2, 1866. The Stone Presbyterian Church at Clinton, N.Y. has a record of three children: 

1 Amelia 8 bp. Mar. 2, 1821 b. Dec. 4, 1819, m. Oct. 5, 1843 at 
Clinton, N.Y. Morris Eliphalet Fuller. He b. June 27, 1821 at Little Falls, N.Y. son 
of Asa and Rachel (Crosby) Fuller. She d. Jan. 23, 1872 at Madison, Wis. They had: 

(1) Emma Curtiss Fuller b. Dec. 4, 1844, m. Breeze J. Stevens 

(2) Edward Morris Fuller b. May 13, 1847 

(3) Sarah Amelia Fuller b. Mar. 2, 1851 m. Robert McKee Bashford 

(4) Stephen Asa Fuller b. Jan. 14, 1863 d. unm. 1892 
The Fuller family removed to Madison, Wis. 

2 Emaline 8 bp. May 3, 1822 d. unm. June 27, 1842 

3 Lucius Burritt 8 bp. Apr. 29, 1825 
He will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 72 Ezra 7 Curtiss (Silas, Stiles, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Aug. 26, 1765 

Stratford, Conn. He was a physician. In 1785 he lost an eye caused by an exploding musket and a 
difficult operation was performed on him by Dr. John Spaulding. Dr. Ezra Curtis m. May 9, 1796 
Nancy Ufford b. 1770 dau. of Samuel and Abigail (Gold) Ufford. She m. 2nd Feb. 13, 1815 John 
Welles. Dr. Ezra Curtiss d. Nov. 17, 1797 ae. 32 at Litchfield, Conn. His only child was: 

1 Maria Ufford 8 b. 1797 She m. Dec. 18, 1825 Everett 

Wheeler. He b. Sept. 1796 son of Samuel and his 2nd w. Hannah (Hawley) Wheeler. 
He d. Feb. 22 1878 Stratford, Conn. She d. Mar. 21, 1875 at Litchfield, Conn. They 
had: Caroline, Helen, Frederick and Thomas, all Wheeler. 

C.G. P. 115 Silas 7 Curtiss (Silas, Stiles, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Feb. 27, 1776 
Stratford, Conn. m. 1st Helen Judson dau. of Stiles and Naomi (Lewis) Judson. She d. Apr. 2, 
1801 ae. 21. No children, m. 2nd Apr. 18, 1802 Avis Newton Shelton dau. of Daniel and Mehitable 
Shelton of Stratford. He d. Sept. 14, 1845. Children: 

1 Helen Marietta 8 b. Jan. 2, 1804 m. Dec. 23, 1824 Ambrose Shelton 
b. May 27, 1802 son of Eli and Hepsibah (Nichols) Shelton. She d. Mar. 14, 1877. 
Note: His sister Jeannette m. David 6 Curtiss (Gold, Matthew, Josiah, William, 
Widow Elizabeth). His sister Phebe m. Ephraim 8 Curtiss (Levi, Ephraim, Stiles, 
Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth). 

2 Mehitable Jane 8 b. Sept. 15, 1805 m. George Wells. Removed to 
Lockport, N.Y. 

3 Ezra Eli 8 b. July 26, 1807 d. Oct. 21, 1830 

4 Hannah Susan 8 b. Dec. 31, 1810 m. Sept. 13, 1830 Edwin Shelton 
b. Apr. 20, 1801 son of William and Caty (Tomlinson) Shelton of Huntington. He d. 
Sept. 29, 1874, Lockport, N.Y. 

5 Nancy Maria 8 b. Dec. 28, 1813 m. Aug. 5, 1848 James Scribner of 
Lockport, N.Y. 

6 Abigail Avis 8 b. July 21, 1816 m. Aug. 21, 1840 Silas H. Marks, son 
of Hezekiah Marks of Huntington. He d. Oct. 15, 1874 at Lockport, N.Y. 

140 



b. Feb. 17, 1805 




b. 
b. 
b. 


d. unm. Oct. 27, 1843 
d. unm. Apr. 14, 1837 


b. July 12, 1808 
b. 1819 





7 SSf 5 h ,f° P « ia8 , b 7 Uly 3 °' 1818 m " 0ct " 27 ' ,841 Nathan Birdseye 

Mar 12 1894 ' ^ ^^ ^^ ThCy r6Sided in Putney ' Conn - where he d ' 

P 116 William' Curtiss (Silas, Stiles, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Aug. 14, 1778 
Stratford Conn m. Is Feb. 9, 1803 Rebecca Judson, dau. of Stiles and Naomi (Lewis) Judson, 
sister of his brother Silas' first wife. Rebecca b. Apr. 20, 1782 d. Dec. 23, 1822 and he m. 2nd 
Mar. 5, 1825 Helen Birdseye dau. of Ezra and Phebe* (Curtiss) Birdseye. (Elnathan, Ephraim, 
Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth.) She b. Jan. 1790 d. Feb. 13, 1875. He d. Jan 17 1855 All 
children by 1st wife. Children: 
4 Stiles 8 

2 Myra 8 

3 William 8 

4 Lewis Judson 8 

5 Thaddeus Birdseye 8 

6 Elbert 8 
Stiles 8 , Lewis Judson 8 , Thaddeus Birdseye 8 and Elbert 8 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 116-117 Eli 7 Curtiss (Silas, Stiles, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Mar. 11, 1785 
Stratford, Conn., m. Sarah Blakeman b. 1785 dau. of Zachariah and Anna Blakeman. They re- 
moved to Ira, Cayuga Co., N.Y. in 1827 where she d. Mar. 1, 1863 ae. 78. He d. Aug. 29 1844 
Ira, N.Y. Children: 

1 Eliza Ann 8 b. Feb. 16, 1809 m. Apr. 24, 1845 as his 2nd wife 
Peter Van Leuren Becker. He b. Gelderland, N.Y. Jan. 3, 1806 son of Peter A. and 
Hellena (Van Wie) Becker. He d. in Indiana Oct. 3, 1854. 

2 Birdseye 8 b. Dec. 25, 1810 

3 Myra 8 b. Dec. 11, 1812 d. July 1, 1844, m. John Young of 
Bridgewater, Conn. They had a son George Young. 

4 Harriet 8 b. Oct. 15, 1814 d. July 1, 1847 

5 Cornelius 8 b. Jan. 28, 1817 

6 Eli 8 b. May 6, 1819 

7 Sarah 8 b. July 11, 1821 m. Dwight Phelps. He b. Dec. 12, 
1818, d. July 1, 1889, son of Israel and Ruth Phelps. She d. Apr. 18, 1873. They 
had: 

(1) Alpheus Phelps 

(2) Elbert Phelps 

8 Lucius Treat 8 b. July 18, 1824 Drowned July 1, 1843 

9 Charles Henry 8 b. June 14, 1827 

Birdseye 8 , Cornelius 8 , Eli 8 and Charles Henry 8 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 73 Lucius 7 Curtiss (Silas, Stiles, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Oct. 20, 1786 
Stratford, Conn. m. Harriet 7 Curtiss dau. of John 6 and Mary (Sheldon) Curtiss (Stiles, Ephraim, 

Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth). She b. 1791. He d. July 10, 1859 ae. 71-9-0. Shed. Nov. 

30, 1867 ae. 77-2-0. Buried Putney, Conn. Children: 

1 John Henry 8 b. 1817. d. May 7, 1871 ae. 54. His wife Frances S. 

d. Jan. 25, 1849 ae. 32. No further record. 

2 Franklin 8 b. 1818. d. Jan. 16, 1889 ae. 71. His wife Maria D'yott 

d. Apr. 14, 1876 ae. 57. Their dau. Sarah 9 Curtiss d. July 11, 1838 ae. 11 mos. 
The only source is the above record from the Putney Conn. Cemetery. 

3 Cornelia 8 b. m. Aug. 21, 1845 Rev. Albert K. 

Teele of Naugatuck, Conn. 

C.G. P. 117 Stiles 7 Curtiss (John, Stiles, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Apr. 13, 1771 
Stratford, Conn. m. Oct. 5, 1794 Sarah Beard dau. of Samuel Beard of Huntington, Conn. She d. 
July 26, 1862. He d. Jan. 20, 1850 Woodbury, Conn. Children born at Woodbury, Conn. Children: 

1 Amasa 8 b. Sept. 14, 1795 d. unm. Nov. 17, 1869 

2 John 8 b. July 13, 1797 

3 Maria 8 b. Nov. 13, 1800 m. Nov. 12, 1821 William Graham 
Moseley of Southbury. b. Aug. 6, 1799 d. Aug. 15, 1896 son of John and Molly 
Matilda (Graham) Moseley. She d. Oct. 30, 1895 buried in Southbury. They resided 
in Sullivan, Mass. 

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Caroline 8 b. May 29, 1802 m. Nov. 18, 1829 Samuel Smith, Jr. 

of Southbury. Both buried Warner Cemetery, S. Britain, Conn. They had: 

(1) Stiles C. Smith 

(2) Samuel D. Smith 

(3) Sarah Smith 

(4) Charles B. Smith 

(5) Harriet M. Smith 

(6) Caroline D. Smith 

(7) George H. Smith 
Harriet 8 b. Mar. 29, 1804 m. Dec. 18, 1827 Truman Minor 

b. Oct. 24, 1802 son of Anthony and Olive (Tuttle) Minor. He d. June 18, 1865 ae. 62. 
She d. June 30, 1885 ae. 81. They had: 





(1) Henry S. Minor 


b. 


1830 






(2) Truman S. Minor 


b. 


1832 






(3) John H. Minor 


b. 


1837 






(4) Harriet E. Minor 


b. 


1843 




6 


Eliza 8 


b. 


Dec. 29, 


1806 


7 


Charles 8 


b. 


May 23, 


1812 


8 


Henry Stiles 8 


b. 


Feb. 24, 


1814 



d. unm. Sept. 4, 1840 

John 8 , Charles 8 and Henry Stiles 8 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 117-118 Judson 7 Curtiss (John, Stiles, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Feb. 15, 
1774 Stratford, Conn. m. Betsey Judson dau. of Silas and Mary (Whiting) Judson. Removed to 
Whitesboro, part of Utica, N.Y. On Mar. 14, 1801 Judson Curtiss and Ephraim Judson of West- 
moreland, Oneida Co. buy land of Joseph Blodgett and wife Lucy. Judson Curtiss' wife Betsey 
was sister of Ephraim Judson who m. Oct. 7, 1799 Polly 7 Curtiss of Huntington, Conn. (David, Henry, 
Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth). Betsey d.c. 1807 Utica, N.Y. Judson 7 d. Feb. 9, 1813 
Utica, N.Y. Children: 

1 Judson 8 b. Feb. 5, 1795 

2 Eliza Judson 8 b. Jan. 14, 1803 m. Nov. 17, 1825 John Miles b. 
Milford, Conn. Oct. 6, 1801 son of Theophilus and Martha (Clark) Miles. He d. May 
20, 1880. She d. Sept. 12, 1876. They had: 

(1) Elizabeth Judson Miles b. Sept. 5, 1826 

(2) Henry Theo Miles b. Feb. 29, 1828 

(3) John Curtiss Miles b. Oct. 5, 1829 

(4) Julia Miles b. Mar. 27, 1831 m. Samuel Sanders. He d. Apr. 1, 1897 

(5) Martha Eliza Miles b. Apr. 23, 1833 

(6) George Wellington Miles b. Feb. 25, 1835 

(7) Charles T. Miles b. Sept. 12, 1837 d. Aug. 31, 1848 

(8) James Louis Miles b. Sept. 23, 1841 

(9) Franklin Brainard Miles b. Sept. 29, 1843 

(10) -Cornelia Frances Miles b. Feb. 15, 1846 d. Aug. 26, 1848 

3 George Judson 8 b. Jan. 1, 1804 Utica, N.Y. 
Judson 8 and George Judson 8 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 118 Ezekiel 7 Curtiss (John, Stiles, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. June 6, 1779 
Stratford, Conn. m. 1st Anne Wooster b. 1780 dau. of Joseph and Charity 6 (Curtiss) Wooster. 
(Elnathan, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth). Her sister Melissa Wooster m. Samuel C. 8 
Curtiss (Levi, Ephraim, Stiles, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth). Anne died in Utica, 
N.Y. in 1810. Ezekiel m. 2nd Mar. 17, 1811 at Stone Presbyterian Church in Clinton, N.Y. 
Electa Lord, a school teacher, b. Dec. 3, 1790 at E. Haddam, Conn. Ezekiel was a sea captain in 
Bridgeport, Conn. He removed to Clinton, Oneida Co., N.Y. about 1808 where he d. Nov. 29, 1840. 
Electa Lord, his wife, d. Oct. 19, 1873. Children by 1st wife: 

1 David Wooster 8 b. Aug. 6, 1806 

2 Harriet Ann 8 b. Nov. 18, 1807 She d. unm. Aug. 26, 1888 in Derby, 
Conn, in the family of her cousin Wellington Shelton. 

Children by 2nd wife: 

3 Mary Jane 8 b. Apr. 11, 1812 m. 1832 Utica, N.Y. Reuben Foster 
of Yorkville, a suburb of Utica. She d. Utica Jan. 30, 1848. He m. 2nd 

and d. 1854. They had: 

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(1) Charles Henry Foster b. Apr. 17, 1833 Resided in Pittston, Pa. 

(2) George Alexander Foster b. Sept. 24, 1834 d. unra. 

(3) Frances Julia Foster b. Jan. 31, 1836 m. David E. Wood 

(4) Jesse Curtiss Foster b. Feb. 17, 1839 m. Harriet L. Everson 

(5) Margaret Emily Foster b. Mar. 17, 1841 m. Albert R. Denison 

4 Charles Gould 8 b. June 20, 1814 d. Dec. 1, 1824 

5 Emily 8 b. Oct. 17, 1816 m. 1834 Ezra Mitchell of Mexico, 
Oswego Co., N.Y., son of Warner and Patty (Crowell) Mitchell b. 1807 d. 1861. She 
d. there Oct. 7, 1903. They had: 

(1) Edward Warner Mitchell b. 1836 m. Marion Hallock 

(2) Thomas Emmons Mitchell b. 183S d. in 111. 1873-4 

(3) Ezra Crowell Mitchell b. 1842 d. unm. 

(4) Julia Mitchell b. 1844 d. 1881 unm. 

(5) Harriet Mitchell b. 1846 m. Wm. Evarts 

(6) Charles Mitchell b. 1851 d. unm. 

(7) William Mitchell b. 1853 

6 Juliet 8 b. June 15, 1818 m. 1st 1836 John Williams who d. 
Feb. 1840. m. 2nd 1856 John Ficken who d. 1872. She d. Utica, N.Y. Nov. 7, 1896. 
Children: 

(1) Harriet Clarke Williams b. June 22, 1837 m. John Jones 

(2) Ellen Parkinson Williams b. Oct. 7, 1838 d. Apr. 26, 1855 

7 Thomas Emmons 8 b. June 12, 1820 

8 Lyman Lord 8 b. Aug. 11, 1822 

9 Roxy Anne 8 b. Mar. 29, 1825 d. unm. in Utica,N.Y. Aug. 11, 1906 
10 Charles Gould 8 b. Aug. 29, 1827 Utica, N.Y. 

David Woo ster 8 , Thomas Emmons 8 Lyman Lord 8 and Charles Gould 8 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 118-119 Daniel 7 Curtiss (John, Stiles, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Apr. 8, 
1781 Stratford, Conn. m. Jan. 10, 1810 Elizabeth Pixlee b. July 23, 1789 dau. of Peter and 
Elizabeth 8 (Curtiss) Pixlee (Samuel, Nathaniel, Zachariah, William, Widow Elizabeth). He d. Jan. 
28, 1852. Children: 

1 Mary Elizabeth 8 b. Nov. 2, 1810 m. Apr. 15, 1833 Nathan Birdseye 
b. May 1810 son of Philo and Betsey 7 (Curtiss) Birdseye (Elihu, Stiles, Ephraim, 
Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth). She d. Oct. 3, 1861 and he m. 2nd Mary A. Wheeler 
who d. 1880. He d. Apr. 6, 1866 Putney, Conn. 

2 Sheldon Pixlee 8 b. May 26, 1812 

3 Margaret Owen 8 b. Oct. 19, 1813 m. Feb. 13, 1833 Morgan 7 Curtiss 
(Stiles, Elnathan, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth). 

4 Charles Henry 8 b. Jan. 23, 1815 

5 Peter Pixlee 8 b. Oct. 26, 1820 

6 Elizabeth Ann 8 b. Feb. 26, 1824 m. Edward D. Fitch of Detroit July 
18, 1853. She d. Nov. 20, 1912. He d. Oct. 14, 1890. Buried Stepney, Conn. 

Sheldon Pixlee 8 , Charles Henry 8 and Peter Pixlee 8 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 74 Job 7 Curtiss (Andrew, Henry, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. July 11, 1777 
Stratford, Conn. m. Jan. 30, 1800 Polly Wells b. July 29, 1779 dau. of James and Anna Wells. 
She d. Jan. 1, 1852 Union Cemetery, Stratford. He d. Dec. 4, 1859 Union Cemetery, Stratford. 

Children: „ „., „ _ 

! Maria 8 b. July 11, 1801 m. Sept. 10, 1829 Silas 8 Curtiss, 

son of Nathan 7 and Sally (Peck) Curtiss (Silas, Joseph, Joseph, Joseph, John, Widow 
Elizabeth) 
2 James Welles 8 b. June 5, 1806 d. Sept. 29, 1821 

C.G. P. 119 Philo 7 Curtiss (Lewis, Henry, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Mar 4 1774 
Stratford, Conn. m. Mar. 21, 1797 Elizabeth Frost dau. of Stephen and Eunice 5 (Curtiss) Frost 
(Daniel, Daniel, William, Widow Elizabeth). She b. Oct. 29, 1775 d. Feb. 11, 1844 ae. 68. He d. 

May 5, 1852. Children: . . 1ft „ q 

1 Elvira 8 b. Apr. 3, 1798 d. Feb. 6, 1876 ae. 77. m. Feb. 1829 

Eli Welles. He b. Feb. 22, 1793 d. Mar. 10, 1860. 

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2 Lewis Walker 8 b. Mar. 8, 1802 

3 Julia Elizabeth 8 b. Apr. 1, 1806 d. Oct. 7, 1832 ae. 26. m. May 23, 
1827 Judson Gorham of Stratford. They had: 

(1) Lewis Walker Gorham b. Oct. 14, 1829 

(2) Julius Judson Gorham b. Aug. 9, 1832 

Judson Gorham b. Feb. 9, 1804 son of Seth and Amelia (Dunks) Gorham. He d. Mar. 
29, 1848 ae. 44. 

4 Henry 8 b. Sept. 1, 1819 d. Sept. 20, 1819 
Lewis Walker 8 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 74 David 7 Curtiss (Lewis, Henry, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Dec. 17, 1781 
Stratford, Conn. m. Nov. 30, 1806 Betsey Seeley at Trinity Church, Fairfield, Conn. She d. Nov. 
12, 1850. He d. Oct. 9, 1848. Inventory, of David 7 Curtiss of Bridgeport Nov. 29, 1848 Widow 
Betsey, son Alfred A. 8 Curtiss, Dau. Emeline L. 8 wife of John Chamberlain. 

Inventory of Alfred A. 8 Curtiss of Bridgeport, Oct. 25, 1870. No heirs. Mountain Grove Cem- 
etery, Bridgeport. Alfred A. 8 Curtiss d. Apr. 14, 1870 ae. 63. He was therefore first child of 
David 7 and Betsey (Seeley) Curtiss. 

C.G. P. 119 Ira 7 Curtiss (Lewis, Henry, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Dec. 30, 1783 

Stratford, Conn. m. Dec. 24, 1807 Lucy Booth b. Sept. 14, 1788 dau. of John and Jerusha (Lewis) 
Booth. She d. Apr. i, 1872 ae. 83. He d. Mar. 12, 1834 Bridgeport, Conn. Children: 

1 Isaac B. 8 b. 1812 d. Sept. 18, 1812 

2 Isaac B. 8 b. July 6, 1814 

3 Ruth Ann 8 b. Sept. 13, 1816 d. Nov. 16, 1871, m. Mar. 3, 1840 
Ali Andrews. They had: 

(1^ Sarah Jane Andrews who m. Albert C. Parker 

4 Lewis 8 b. Jan. 21, 1819 

5 Elisha 8 b. Aug. 21, 1825 d. Sept. 12, 1826 
Isaac B. 8 and Lewis 8 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 75 Solomon 7 (Solomon, Henry, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Feb. 1794, 

m. Sept. 23, 1821, Second Congregational Church, Greenwich, Conn, by Rev. Isaac Lewis, Frances 
Sarah Merritt of Greenwich, Conn. They resided in Rye, N.Y. but Solomon 7 died in Michigan in 
1842. On May 2, 1842 Frances Sarah Curtiss was appointed guardian to: 

1 Charles Frederick 8 No record. 

2 George Augustus 8 No record. 

3 Frances Elizabeth 8 m. 1st Rice. m. 2nd Nash 

4 Mary Merritt 8 No record. 

5 Franklin Clark 8 No record. 
All children of Solomon Curtiss late of Michigan. 

C.G. P. 75 Nathaniel Wheeler 7 Curtiss, brother of Solomon 7 b. Sept. 16, 1795 Stratford, Conn. 

m. Charity . She d. Nov. 15, 1845 ae. 44-3-0. He d. June 3, 1857 ae. 61. Children: 

1 Cornelia Isabella 8 No record. 

2 Edwin W. 8 No record. 

Aug. 2, 1878 settlement of Estate of Nathaniel Wheeler Curtiss - heirs-at-law were 
Edwin W. Curtiss and Cornelia Isabella Curtiss. 

C.G. P. 75 Elijah 7 Curtiss (Henry Thompson 6 , Henry, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Oct. 
16, 1779 Stratford, Conn., m. 1804 Ann 5 Curtis b. June 22, 1785 d. Mar. 14, 1862 dau. of 
Thomas 4 and Ann (DeForest) Curtis (Benjamin, Isaac, Richard of Dorchester, Mass. and Walling- 
ford, Conn.) Elijah d. Jan. 11, 1873. They had: 

, Jan. 19, 1806 
1808 

, Mar. 1810 m. Aug. 6, 1827 Robert Belford. 

75-1-0 Union Cemetery. 

, Jan. 14, 1816 

, Dec. 16, 1817 

, Nov. 27, 1820 

. No record. 

Albert B. 8 , Elijah Munson 8 , William J. 8 , Asa 8 , and George 8 will be considered later. 

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1 


Albert B. 8 






b 


2 


Elijah Munson 8 




b 


3 


Caroline 8 






b 




She d. Dec. 


24, 


1885 


ae. 


4 


William J. 8 






b 


5 


Asa 8 






b 


6 


George 8 






b 


7 


Lucy 8 






b 



,'nI!^ en L Y ?V lSS (HCnry Thom P son > Henr y- Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Apr. 
1795 Stratford, Conn. m. Oct. 6, 1823 Catherine Ruth Booth b. Oct. 16, 1804 d. May 4 1887 ae 
82. dau. of Joseph and Betsey Booth. Henry 7 d. July 11, 1888 ae. 93. He was a shoemaker. 
They had: 

1 Catherine Jane 8 b. Nov. 28, 1825 d. Feb. 21, 1892, m. Jan. 5, 1848 
John Brooks b. May 21, 1823 d. Feb. 15, 1892. Their only child was: 

(1) Alice Louise Brooks b. Oct. 4, 1849 who m. Chester Dorman 

2 Joseph Booth 8 b. Apr. 3, 1831 

3 Altha Louise 8 b. Oct. 4, 1849 Stratford V.R. (Her mother then age 45) d. 
1922 m. Jan. 12, 1867 James Seth Hubbell b. Oct. 12, 1845, d. 1919 son of Philo 
and Eliza (Blackman) Hubbell. They had: 

(1) Susie M. Hubbell b. Feb. 9, 1874 

(2) Harry Curtiss Hubbell b. Nov. 22, 1875 
Joseph Booth 8 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 76 Marcus 7 Curtiss (Samuel, Henry, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Mar. 
1786 Stratford, Conn. m. Oct. 8, 1817 Catherine 7 Curtiss b. Aug. 7, 1794, d. June 17, 1855 
(Isaac Judson, Abner, Josiah, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) Marcus 7 d. May 21, 1872. No 
children. 

C.G. P. 76 Charles 7 Curtiss, brother of Marcus 7 b. Oct. 1795 Stratford, Conn. d. Apr. 1, 1885, m. 
Sarah Tibbals b. 1792. She d. Nov. 25, 1877 ae. 85-4-0. Children: 



1 Mary Tibbals 8 


b. 1828 




d. 


1831 


2 Samuel Henry 8 


b. 1830 




d. 


1831 


3 Emily 8 


b. 1831 




d. 


1832 


4 Charles 8 


b. 1833 




d. 


1833 


5 Mary Tibbals 8 


b. Dec. 25, 1834 




d. 


1925. She m. Jan 


Henry Curtiss 


Mallett b. Apr. 17, 1834, 


d. 


Sept. 8, 


1876. 


Charles 7 Curtiss adopted Roxanna Peck. She t 


. 1825, 


d. Apr. 16, 1848 ae. 21 



29, 1873 



C.G. P. 119 Ezra 7 Curtiss (Edmund, Edmund, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. May 12, 
1776 Stratford, Conn. m. 1st Apr. 3, 1801 Eunice Hard who d. Nov. 28, 1815 ae. 44. and he m. 
2nd June 4, 1816 Anna Welles. He d. Newtown Mar. 13, 1848 ae. 73. She d. Newtown July 12, 
1872 ae. 81. Children by 1st wife: 

1 Sarah 8 b. Mar. 7, 1802 m. Dec. 13, 1819 Thomas O. Chambers 
C.G. states that a daughter, Catherine, married Osborn Chambers. It would appear 
from the Newtown V.R. that this Sarah was named Sarah Catherine and that she m. 
Thomas Osborn Chambers. Newtown V.R. has "Died (no given name) wife of Dr. 
Chambers Aug. 15, 1825." 

2 C.G. gives another dau. Emma but there is no record of her. 
Children by 2nd wife: 

3 Jane 8 b. Mar. 23, 1817 d. Oct. 23, 1820 

4 Edmund 8 b. 1818 d. Sept. 13, 1839 in his 21st year. 

5 William 8 b. ^^ 1820 

6 Charles 8 b. m. Warner, only child a 

daughter d. in infancy. 

William 8 will be considered later. 
C.G. P. 119-120 Beech 7 Curtiss (Edmund, Edmund, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Jan. 1, 
1781 Stratford, Conn. m. Laura Hawley of Hawleyville, Conn. Children: 

1 Maria 8 No record. 

2 Harriet 8 m * Moses Secor of N.Y. City 

3 Catherine 8 m - Chas. Guyon 

4 Charles 8 No record - 

C.G. P. 120 William 7 Curtiss (Edmund, Edmund, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. July 20, 
1785 Stratford, Conn. m. Ann Fayerweather of Trumbull, Conn. She d. July 18, 1860 ae. 72. He 
d. Trumbull, Conn. Mar. 31, 1867. Children: 

1 Polly Almira 8 b. Oct. 29, 1810 d. Mar. 2, 1895 m Oct. 31, 1831 

Alonzo Sherman. He b. Weston, Conn. May 20, 1804, d. July 29, 1889, son of 
Walker and Anna (Bennett) Sherman. 

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(5) Sarah Jane Secor 


m. Ephraim Miller 






(6) Susan Ann Secor 


m. Chas. H. Fowler 




2 


Burritt 8 


b. Mar. 28, 1814 


d.y. 


3 


Susan A. 8 
N.Y. City. 


b. Oct. 26, 1817 


m. Apr. 11 


4 


Edward Beech 8 


b. Oct. 27, 1823 




5 


John 8 


b. Aug. 10, 1828 


No record 



2 David Carlos 8 b. June 1, 1811 

3 Spencer (G?) 8 b. Only record Bridgeport "Standard" issue of 

Mar. 12, 1843 "Spencer G. Curtiss married at Bridgeport Sarah A. Middlebrook" 
perhaps this Spencer. 

David Carlos 8 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 120 Jabez 7 Curtiss (Edmund, Edmund, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Sept. 15, 

1787 Stratford, Conn. m. Jan. 1810 Sarah Burritt b. Jan. 12, 1788 dau. of Stephen and Ann 

(Osborne) Burritt. She d. Sept. 17, 1861. He d. Mar. 18, 1867. Children: 

1 Mary Elizabeth 8 b. Oct. 12, 1810 d. Dec. 10, 1869. m. Apr. 13, 1829 

Theodosius F. Secor of New York City son of Oliver and Jane (Reese) Secor. He m. 
2nd Nov. 18, 1875 Sarah M. Husted. They had: 

(1) John D. Secor m. Katherine Waring 

(2) Mary E. Secor d.y. 

(3) Mary J. Secor d.y. 

(4) Isaac Newton Secor m. Ann Prince 



1836 Rufus Brooks of 



Edward Beech 8 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 215 Stiles 7 Curtiss (Robert Welles, Edmund, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Nov. 

14, 1782 Stratford, Conn., m. 1804 Nancy Thompson b. 1786 dau. of Nehemiah and Abigail 

(Judson) Thompson. She d. Solsville, Madison Co., N.Y. Nov. 12, 1860. He d. Solsville, Madison 
Co., N.Y. Feb. 18, 1858. Children: 

1 Charles 8 b. Solsville, N.Y. Sept. 14, 1805 

2 Jane 8 b. Solsville, N.Y. Apr. 24, 1807 m. Nov. 14, 1828 Congdon 
Tyler. He b. Apr. 25, 1806. She d. Feb. 20, 1849 and he m. 2nd her sister. 

3 Polly Ann 8 b. Solsville, N.Y. Nov. 27, 1810. She m. her sister Jane's 
widower Congdon Tyler who was a lawyer and judge in Binghamton, N.Y. She d. 
Mar. 13, 1866. 

4 Roswell 8 b. Solsville, N.Y. Apr. 17, 1812 

5 Lucetta 8 b. Solsville, N.Y. May 15, 1815 d. unm. 

6 Stiles 8 b. Mar. 9, 1817 

7 Nehemiah 8 b. Feb. 25, 1828 

Charles 8 , Roswell 8 , Stiles 8 and Nehemiah 8 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 213 Lewis 7 Curtiss (Robert Welles, Edmund, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Mar. 
13, 1784 Stratford, Conn. m. Feb. 14, 1811 at Madison, N.Y. Alathea 8 Steele b. Apr. 13, 1790 
dau. of John 5 and Ruth (Murray) Steele (John, John, John, John Steele). He was a suicide by hang- 
ing Sept. 29, 1848 and she m. 2nd after 1850 Charles Lewis whose first wife Sally Morton died in 
1850. He was son of Judson and Elizabeth (Whiting) Lewis. They removed to Bloomington, HI. 
where he d. Dec. 13, 1864 and she on July 6, 1877. Children: 

1 Cornelia 8 b. Madison, N.Y. May 29, 1812 She m. Feb. 17, 1835 
George Lewis b. Dec. 27, 1808 son of Charles and Sally (Morton) Lewis. He d. Oct. 
15, 1888. She d. Apr. 20, 1897. They had: 

(1) Sophia Lewis b. Apr. 30, 1839 m. Clark J. Smith 

(2) Charles R. Lewis b . Apr. 18, 1843 m. 1st Oct. 4, 1865 Fidelia Smith, 
m. 2nd Feb. 3, 1876 Ella I. 9 Curtiss (Pixley, Isaac, Robert Welles, etc.) 

(3) Morton Steele Lewis b. Nov. 5, 1850 m. Viola Lawrence 

2 Mary E. 8 b. Madison, N.Y. Feb. 3, 1814 d. July 25, 1875, m. George 
Bailey who d. Jan. 18, 1877. 

3 Hiram Charles 8 b. Madison, N.Y. May 8, 1815. 

4 Phebe 8 b. Jan. 9, 1820 d. June 1896 unm. 

5 Eliza 8 b. Aug. 4, 1821 d. June 22, 1861 unm. 

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6 Eusebia R._ b. Mar. 13, 1823 d. May 13, 1883, m. Dec. 24, 1845 
Alfred Curtis Lewis. He b. Dec. 16, 1816 d. Feb. 6, 1871 son of William and 

n fr"! < Curtls > Lewis > (Samuel, Abner, Josiah, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth). 

7 Lydia R.» b. Sept. 1, 1825 d. Mar. 8, 1831 

8 Sarah8 b - July 27, 1829 d. unm. Oct. 1899 

9 Lvdia8 b. Mar. 29, 1832 d. June 12, 1832 
10 Orville Emerick 8 b. June 18, 1834 

Hiram Charles 8 and Orville Emerick 8 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 213 Asa 7 Curtiss (Robert Welles, Edmund, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Dec. 
25, 1785 Stratford, Conn. m. June 9, 1812 Mary (Polly) Woodhull dau. of Stephen and Mary" 
(Curtiss) Woodhull b. July 1, 1792 (Abner, Josiah, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth). He d. Sept. 
27, 1826 ae. 41, Madison, N.Y. and she m. 2nd Feb. 1, 1835 Moses Maynard as his 2nd wife. He 
d. May 27, 1853 ae. 77-7-0. She d. Oct. 18, 1884 ae. 92-3-17. Asa 7 Curtiss had no children. H. 
bible contained much valuable data including the spelling of the brother of Robert Welles Cur 
"Lemuel" not "Samuel." 

C.G. P. 213 Welles 7 Curtiss (Robert Welles, Edmund, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Aug. 
5, 1788 Stratford, Conn. He d. at Madison, N.Y. May 17, 1829. His widow Sally married 2nd 
Daniel Mack and they removed to Mt. Morris, Livingston Co., N.Y. where they and the four Curtiss 
children resided in 1837. Children: 

1 Emily 8 b. Apr. 15, 1817 No record. 

2 Betsey 8 b. Sept. 14, 1820 No record. 

3 Ellis 8 (male) b. May 7, 1822 No record. 

4 Aristeen 8 b. Sept. 9, 1824 No record. 

Administrators of Welles Curtiss' estate were Daniel Barker, Amos Burton and Stephen Woodhull. 

C.G. P. 213 Isaac 7 Curtiss (Robert Welles, Edmund, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Aug. 
13, 1791 Stratford, Conn. Removed to Madison, N.Y. where he m. Apr. 28, 1812 Catherine Lewis 
b. Sept. 10, 1794 8th and last child of Judson and Elizabeth (Whiting) Lewis. She d. Oct. 18, 1884 
ae. 90. He d. Mar. 31, 1857. Children: 

pr. 14, 1813 
ct. 14, 1815 

d. May 5, 1821 

d. Apr. 2, 1902. m. Oct. 16, 1849 
1896 son of John W. and Sarah Lippett. 
He was State Senator. No children. 

7 Janette 8 b. Jan. 7, 1829 d. Sept. 3, 1892, m. Sept. 1, 1852 
Thomas Wm. Wallace Washburn. He b. Jan. 27, 1816, d. Sept. 22, 1895. No 
children. 

8 Martha 8 b. June 28, 1832 d. June 27, 1909 unm. 

9 Alonzo 8 b. Aug. 19, 1837 

Dr. Seymour 8 , Dr. Pixley 8 , Ransom 8 , Leroy 8 and Alonzo 8 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 76 Joseph 7 Curtiss (Stiles, Elnathan, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. 1788 

Huntington, Conn. m. June 23, 1809 Mary (Polly) Hart b. Feb. 17, 1791 at Huntington dau. of 
Lewis and Anne (Elliott) Hart. She d. at Leon, Cattaraugus Co., N.Y. Jan. 19, 1837. He d. at 
Leon, Cattaraugus Co., N.Y. Apr. 4, 1840. Children: 

1 Clarissa 8 b. Sept. 19, 1810 m. John Hotchkiss, d. 1888 
Randolph, N.Y. 

2 George Wesley 8 b. June 1813 



1 


Dr. Seymour 8 


b. Apr. 14, 1813 


2 


Dr. Pixley 8 


b. Oct. 14, 1815 


3 


Aristeen 8 


b. Aug. 13, 1819 


4 


Ransom 8 


b. Mar. 26, 1821 


5 


Leroy 8 


b. Nov. 17, 1823 


6 


Maria 8 


b. June 15, 1826 




John W. Lippett, Jr. 


He b. Apr. 22, 1822. 



Mary 8 b. Aug. 25, 1815 d. Jan. 31, 1827 



3 

4 John Lewis 8 b. Aug. 1818 

5 Cornelia 8 b. Nov. 28, 1820 d. Nov. 25, 1822 

6 Robert Hart 8 b. Sept. 25, 1822 ,,,„„„„ 

7 Cornelia 8 b. July 9, 1825 m. Wm. Fillmore 

8 Sarah Ann 8 b. Feb. 3, 1827 d. unm. Feb. 8, 1857 at Black kock 
(part of Buffalo, N.Y.) at the home of Capt. Asa Hart. 

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9 Asa Elliott 8 b. Jap. 21, 1828 

10 Mary 8 b. June 20, 1831 m. Cyrenius Torrance 

George Wesley 8 , John Lewis 8 , Robert Hart 8 , and Asa Elliott 8 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 76 Aaron 7 Curtiss (Stiles, Elnathan, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. July 26, 1798 
Huntington, Conn. No record. 

C.G. P. 120-121 Morgan 7 Curtiss, brother of Aaron 7 b. Jan. 11, 1802 m. Feb. 13, 1833 at Stratford, 
Margaret Owen 8 Curtiss (Daniel, John, Stiles, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth). She b. 
Oct. 19, 1813 d. Mar. 20, 1868 Shelton, Conn. He d. Sept. 30, 1881, a shoe manufacturer. 
Children: 

b. Dec. 31, 1833 m. Sept. 24, 1854 Robert Comstock 

Dec. 29, 1924 son of Wm. White and Mary (Lyman) Naramore. He 
Feb. 21, 1895. They had six children: 
b. Dec. 6, 1835 
b. Nov. 11, 1837 
b. May 18, 1840 
b. Apr. 9, 1850 



1 



Jane Pixlee 8 
Naramore. He b. 
d. Sing Sing, N.Y. 
Franklin 8 
Charles Henry 8 
Frederick William 8 
Margaret 8 



d. unm. May 29, 1929 



1786, 



Franklin 8 , Charles Henry 8 and Frederick William 8 will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. Enoch 7 Curtiss (James, James, Joseph, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. _ 

m. Mary 6 Carpenter, dau. of Ezra 5 and Mary (Follet) Carpenter (Daniel, Obadiah, Obadiah, William, 
Carpenter). Resided in Herrick Township, Susquehanna Co., Pa. Two children are of record. 

1 Lucius 8 Curtiss b. 1822 

2 Levi 8 Curtiss b. 



1827 



They will be considered later. 



Not in C.G. James 7 Curtiss, brother of Enoch 7 , b. May 20, 1790, 
b. Sept. 21, 1804 dau. of Phineas and Sally (Majory) Clark, 
d. Uniondale, Pa. May 18, 1866. Children: 



m. Jan. 9, 1822 Florinda Clark. She 
She d. Uniondale, Pa. Jan. 4, 1882. He 



1 



Esther 8 b. June 2, 1824 d. Jan. 15 ? m. 1st Wallace West- 

gate, b. June 3, 1820, d. May 1878. m. 2nd Andrus Jackson Hartson of Uniondale. 
She had thirteen children by Westgate. 



10 
11 
12 

13 

14 



Elizabeth 8 b. Apr. 2, 1826 

She m. Wm. Foley of Cherry Ridge, Pa. He b, 

They had twelve children. 

Polly Ann 8 

Charles Henry 8 

Abigail 8 

Charlotte 8 

Amanda 8 

m. Nicholas Tonkin 

twelve children. 

Laura 8 

children. 

Phebe 8 b. Dec. 28, 

m. Jan. 7, 1862 John Doney who d 

Jerome 8 b. Sept. 30, 

Jonathan 8 b. June 13, 

Ladenshia 8 ("Ludencia" in bible) 

m. John G. Brandow. He b. Oct. 2, 1839, d. 1916 

Isaac Tonkin 8 b. Nov. 17, 1842 

Jane L. 8 b. Dec. 17, 1844 d. 

m. Nov. 12, 1865 David S. Wademan of Uniondale. 



d. Jan. 11, 1905 Cherry Ridge, Pa. 
Jan. 28, 1818, d. Mar. 19, 1894. 



b. Jan. 4, 1828 


d. Mar. 1, 1833 


b. Jan. 12, 1829 


d. Mar. 1, 1833 


b. May 25, 1831 


d. Jan. 23, 1833 


b. Dec. 15, 1832 


d. Mar. 1, 1833 


b. Aug. 1, 1833 


d. Aug. 11, 1915 at Mt. Pleasant, 


He b. England Sept. 9, 


1826. He d. Feb. 1, 1896. They had 


b. Mar. 23, 1835 


m. Branard Sloan. They had six 



Pa. 



1837 d. Jan. 19, 1914 Seeleyville, Pa. 
Jan. 2, 1914. They had five children. 

1838 Uniondale, Pa. 
1840 d.c. 1880 an imbecile. 
b. July 5, 1841 d. Dec. 5, 1922, Uniondale, Pa. 

They had four children. 



June 24, 1928 Uniondale, Pa. 
He b. Nov. 12, 1844 d. Mar. 



24, 



1912. They had only Emma Wademan who m. Elmer son of Zenas Rounds. 
Jerome 8 and Isaac Tonkin 8 will be considered later. 



Not in C.G. Clement 7 Curtiss (James, James, Joseph, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Aug. 29, 1818 
only known child of 2nd wife of James 6 Curtiss. He d. July 4, 1894 at Almond, N.Y. He m. Mar. 
24, 1846 Sarah Seward. She b. May 10, 1821 d. Mar. 29, 1897, dau. of Enos and Lydia Seward. 
They lived in Mt. Pleasant, Wayne Co., Pa. and moved to Almond, N.Y. in 1844. He was a 



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harness maker. Their only child to mature was Emma 8 b. 1854. She m. 1st Hiram Nephew He 
b. May 10, 1848 d. Nov. 1, 1899. She m. 2nd Niles Stedman. She had a son Charles O. Nephew 
b. 1882 d. Sept. 23, 1884. 

Not in C.G. Agur 7 Curtiss (Robert, James, Joseph, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Mar 12 1787 



m. Feb. 4 
Children: 



1815 Betsey 



b. 1788 who d. Feb. 12, 1867 ae. 79. His death not of record. 



Sarah H. 8 
John R. 8 
ae. 30. 



b. 

b. 



1817 
1822 



d. Apr. 17, 1859 ae. 42 

d. at New Haven, Conn. Dec. 6, 1852 



Above record from Quaker Farms Church. 



Not in C.G. Johnson 7 Curtiss, brother of Agur 7 b. Nov. 22, 1792. No record except in Clark School 
House Cemetery, Edinburgh, Saratoga Co., N.Y. Johnson Curtiss d. June 9, 1820 ae. 27-7-17. 
Also there is Joseph Curtiss who d. Oct. 19, 1865 ae. 69-10-0. The bible of Robert" Curtiss does 
not list this Joseph. 



Not in C.G. Medad 7 Curtiss, brother of Johnson 7 b. Oct. 16, 1796. 
in Ypsilanti, Michigan where he d. July 22, 1858. They had: 



He m. Miranda Thayer and settled 



James 8 

Betsey 8 

Robert 8 

Cynthia 8 

George 8 



No record of any of these children. 

Not in C.G. William 7 Curtiss (Robert, James, Joseph, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Nov. 7, 1798. 
No record. 



2 
3 

4 

5 



Children: By 1st wife 

b. Aug. 11, 1832 

b. Feb. 8, 1834 

b. July 21, 1836 

Margaret Wheeler. 

b. Jan. 16, 1838 

b. Jan. 6, 1840 

b. Oct. 11, 1841, 
No further record, 
b. Oct. 30, 1843 
b. Dec. 30, 1845 
b. June 20, 1848 

b. Oct. 19, 1859 
b. Nov. 30, 1861 
b. Mar. 27, 1864 



No 



1802, d. Dec. 15, 1883, m. 1st Nov. 3, 
m. 2nd 1858 Rhoda I. Blaksly. She b. 

d. May 2, 1857 ae. 24 
d. Jan. 13, 1858 ae. 23 
d. Apr. 9, 1872 ae. 35, m. Dec. 25, 
further record. 
No record, 
m. Sept. 13, 1883 Catherine Newell. 



m. Matilda 



She d. Salt Lake 



Not in C.G. Grandison 7 Curtiss, brother of William 7 b. Aug. 25, 
1831 Sarah Phillips b. Jan. 13, 1813 who d. Sept. 3, 1853, 
Mar. 13, 1832 at Geneseo, N.Y. 
1 Edward Fortesque 8 

Charles Hersel 8 

Ambrose Youngs 8 

1861 at Aurora, Ind. 

Wm. Orville 8 

Elias Henry 8 

No further record. 

6 Grandison Homer 8 
City Jan. 19, 1881. 

7 Samuel Phillips 8 

8 Harvey Horace 8 

9 Emily Sarah 8 
Children by 2nd wife: 

10 Alice L. 8 

11 James Frederick 8 

12 Mary Matilda 8 
Barton Lyon. 

Samuel Phillips 8 will be considered later. 
Not in C.G. Charles 7 Curtiss (Robert, James, Joseph, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Feb 5 1806, 
m. Jan. 13, 1828 Rebecca Turney dau. of Robert Turney. They removed to Mishawaka, lnd. The 
record of this family is very incomplete. Child: 

1 Robert Turney 8 b. Oct. 13, 1828 He will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. John Judson 7 Curtiss (Elijah, James, Joseph, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. 
d. Nov. 22, 1860, m. Electa Ann Kennedy b. 1797, d. 1869. Children: 

1 Eli ah W 8 d - Jul y 4 ' 1817 an infant - 

2 Northrup S. 8 b. Jan. 16, 1827 d. Jan. 23, 1911 ae. 84, m. 
Carrie M. Son John W. 9 d. Apr: 1860 ae. 3. 



No record, 
d. unm. 1915. 

d. Sept. 7, 1883 unm. 

d. Oct. 7, 1862 

m. Sept. 17, 1884 at Geneseo, N.Y. 



1791, 



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3 Martin Van Buren 8 b. Apr. 11, 1832 d. Oct. 8, 1899 m. Melvina Royce 
dau. of Samuel and Elizabeth (Reed) Royce. She b. Jan. 21, 1830, d. Aug. 1, 1922. 
Son Mott J. 9 b. Jan. 1, 1860 d. Nov. 19, 1908. Dau. Mabelle Louise 9 b. Oct. 10, 
1878 d. Aug. 24, 1922 unmarried. 

4 Charles L. 8 d.y. 

5 Mary Caroline 8 b. d. Oct. 28, 1912 unm. 

Mott J. 9 m. June 21, 1890 at Grand Rapids Jennie E. Crissman, dau. of John V. Crissman. 
Family buried Oak Hill Cemetery, Grand Rapids, Mich. On same lot Nelson H. Curtis b. Jan. 14, 
1863, d. Oct. 9, 1927. Here the record of this family ends. 

Not in C.G. Elijah Wheeler 7 Curtiss (Elijah, James, Joseph, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Feb. 11, 
1804 Galway, Saratoga Co., N.Y., m. Aug. 31, 1828 (notice in Saratoga "Sentinel") Mary White 
Chamberlain b. May 4, 1798 d. Jan. 1, 1857. He d. May 8, 1857. They removed to Adrian, 
Mich, in 1853. Children: 

1 James Edward 8 b. Dec. 23, 1829 

2 John Wheeler 8 b. Aug. 17, 1831 

3 Morton B. 8 b. Apr. 22, 1834 d. May 21, 1857 unm. at Adrian, Mich. 

4 George Henry 8 b. Mar. 23, 1836 

5 Edward McMaster 8 b. Sept. 3, 1838 

James Edward 8 , John Wheeler 8 , George Henry 8 and Edward McMaster 8 will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. Levi 7 Curtiss (Eli, James, Joseph, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. 1796 d. Dec. 4, 
1870, m. Thirza Turney, dau. of Robert Turney. She d. May 6, 1891. She b. Nov. 1, 1799. 
Children: 

1 Eli 8 b. 1831 

2 Susan 8 b. d. unm. Dec. 30, 1917 

3 Polly B. 8 b. Single in 1918 

4 Ann Eliza 8 b. Mar. 10, 1835 m. Nov. 23, 1852 Albert Wilcoxen. 

He b. Nov. 24, 1829 son of John and Susan Caroline (Wells) Wilcoxen who d. Aug. 26, 
1906. Their son John C. Wilcoxen married Esther Louisa 9 Curtiss (Peter Pixley, 
Daniel, John, Stiles, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth). Ann Eliza 8 d. Jan. 
6, 1915. 
Eli 8 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 121 Judson 7 Curtiss (Nehemiah, Joseph, Joseph, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Aug. 18, 
1768 Stratford, Conn., m. 1st c. 1793 Mary Lewis b. 1772 d. Sept. 17, 1814, dau. of Benjamin 
and Elizabeth Lewis of Stratford. He m. 2nd June 2, 1817 the widow Helen Hawley who d. 1834. 
He was killed by falling tree May 13, 1828. Children: 

1 Ashbell 8 b. 1794 

2 Louisa 8 b. _ _ 1796 d. Oct. 16, 1867, m. Lewis Fairchild 

3 Roswell 8 b. June 29, 1799 

4 Judson 8 b. 1800 d. 1805 T.S. 

5 Elizabeth 8 b. 1802 d. 1829, m. Mar. 24, 1824 Nathan 

Peck of Stratford. 

6 Maria 8 b. 1803 d. 1865 unm. 

7 Judson 8 b. Oct. 2, 1806 

8 Mary Lewis 8 b. 1808 d. Mar. 2, 1881, m. May 6, 1829 

Thaddeus Peck, Jr. son of Thaddeus and Hannah Peck. He d. Aug. 30, 1870 ae. 63. 

9 Agur 8 b. Mar. 14, 1811 

10 Ann 8 b. 1812 m. Apr. 7, 1834 Lewis 8 Curtiss 

(Joel, Silas, Joseph, Joseph, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth). She d. Feb. 28, 1846. 

11 Enoch 8 b. Dec. 30, 1813 

Ashbell 8 , Roswell 8 , Judson 8 , Agur 8 and Enoch 8 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 77 Nehemiah 7 Curtiss (Nehemiah, Joseph, Joseph, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. June 13, 
1775 Stratford, Conn. He m. 1st Nov. 18, 1800 Anne b. 1782. Her surname not of 

record but her mother was a Frost. She d. Mar. 3, 1804 ae. 22. T.S. Stratford. Her only child: 

1 Nehemiah 8 d. Sept. 25, 1817 ae. 17 

Nehemiah 7 m. 2nd Polly (Mary) 7 Curtiss b. Mar. 10, 1783 last child of Andrew 8 and Sarah (Peck) 

150 



Curtiss (Henry Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth). She d. Sept. 17, 1817 and he m. 3rd 
Dorothy Peck b. Apr 24, 1779 dau. of Judson and Mary (Blakeman) Peck. Her sister Anna m. 
Freeman brother of Nehemiah 7 Her sister Sally m. Nathan', son of Silas" Curtiss (Joseph, Joseph, 
Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth). She d. Sept. 20, 1841 ae. 62. He d. Sept. 30, 1835. Children by 
2nd wife: 

2 Stiles 8 b. June 1807 d. Sept. 15, 1808 

3 Catherine Jane 8 b. Oct. 22, 1809 m . Ju l y 4, 1830 by Rev. Stephen 
Curtiss, George Burritt b. Apr. 30, 1808, d. Jan. 15, 1889 son of David and Anna 
(Welles) Burritt. She d. May 7, 1891. They had: 

(1) Lewis Burritt b. Mar. 21, 1831 

(2) Mary Jane Burritt b. Aug. 8, 1833 

(3) Cornelia Burritt b. July 8, 1838 

(4) Sarah Burritt b. May 31, 1843 m. John Webster Thompson son of 
George and Lucy Ann 8 (Curtiss) Thompson. Lucy Ann 8 Curtiss dau. of Nehemiah's 1 
brother Freeman 7 Curtiss. 

4 Betsey Ann 8 d. Sept. 11, 1813 ae. 6 mos. 
Children by 3rd wife: 

5 Nathan 8 b. 1818 No record. 

6 Jane 8 b. 1820 No record. 

C.G. P. 122 Freeman 7 Curtiss (Nehemiah, Joseph, Joseph, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Dec. 6, 

1782 Stratford, Conn. m. 1st Aug. 6, 1803 Anne Peck, b. 1786, d. July 14, 1828 dau. of 

Judson and Mary (Blakeman) Peck. m. 2nd Dec. 28, 1828 Polly E. McEwen. She d. Mar. 16, 1879 
ae. 84. He d. Jan. 5, 1862 Stratford. Children by 1st wife: 

1 Stiles 8 b. Jan. 31, 1804 d. Oct. 2, 1804 

2 Dolly 8 b. Oct. 13, 1805 d. Apr. 24, 1891, m. 1822 John 
Norton Andrews. He b. Norfolk, Va. Feb. 4, 1801 son of Elizar and Sarah (Norton) 
Andrews. 

3 Stiles 8 b. June 7, 1808 

4 Enoch Olds 8 b. Nov. 17, 1810 d. Apr. 30, 1831 at Darius, Iowa. 

5 Lucy Ann 8 b. Oct. 14, 1812 d. Dec. 6, 1888, m. Apr. 18, 1833 
George Thompson of Stratford. He b. Nov. 2, 1809, d. Aug. 4, 1876 son of David and 
Phebe (Welles) Thompson. They had: 

(1) Lewis Henry Thompson b. Mar. 30, 1834 

(2) Curtiss Thompson (Atty) b. Oct. 30, 1835 

(3) Charles Thompson b. July 19, 1837 

(4) Sarah Jane Thompson b. Dec. 26, 1839 

(5) Theodore Thompson b. Sept. 19, 1841 

(6) John Webster Thompson b. Sept. 18, 1843 

(7) Wm. Mortimer Thompson b. Feb. 3, 1846 

(8) Georgiana Thompson b. Feb. 27, 1849 

(9) Frank Pierce Thompson b. June 1, 1851 
(10) Frederick Peck Thompson b. Apr. 23, 1855 

6 Angeline 8 b. Oct. 7, 1816 d. Dec. 22, 1885, m. Feb. 4, 1836 
John Stevenson of Bridgeport, Conn. 

7 Elbert F. 8 b. Apr. 30, 1819 

8 Wm. Lewis 8 b. June 22, 1821 

9 Freeman L. 8 b. June 27, 1824 d. Sept. 29, 1825 

10 Freeman L. 8 b. Jan. 9, 1828 

Child by 2nd wife: 

11 Edwin 8 b. Dec. 9, 1829 d. Sept. 10, 1830 
Stiles 8 , Elbert F. 8 , Wm. Lewis 8 and Freeman L. 8 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 122-123 John 7 Curtiss (Joseph, Joseph, Joseph, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b Nov. 10 

1769 Stratford, Conn., m. Anne 8 Curtiss bp. June 1766 dau. of Daniel Brewster 5 and Anne Curtiss 

of Stratford. (Charles, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth). They removed very early to Madison 

Co., N.Y. where Daniel Brewster 5 Curtiss' brother John 5 had settled in 1807 coming there from 

Ballston N Y John 5 returned to Ballston but left his three sons in Madison Co. Children: 
Ballston, N.Y^John ^ ^ ^ ^^ ^ ^ ^ 1M8> m at MadisQn> 

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N.Y. Oct. 13, 1814 Conway Lewis, son of Judson and Elizabeth (Whiting) Lewis, b. 
Nov. 3, 1791 d. Sept. 2, 1846 Morrisville, N.Y. They had: 



(D John Curtiss Lewis 

(2) Nancy Lewis 

(3) Rensselaer Lewis 

(4) Hiram Lewis 



b. Oct. 21, 1815 
b. Dec. 7, 1817 
b. Nov. 9, 1820 
b. Aug. 20, 1822 



(5) Lafayette Lewis 

(6) Julia Ann Lewis 

(7) Elizabeth Lewis 
Julia 8 b. _ 
1817 Curtiss Woodhull. He b. July 3, 1784, 



b. July 20, 1824 
b. Mar. 14, 1827 
b. Feb. 17, 1830 
1792 



m. Mary Morris 
m. Samuel Tucker 
m. Helen Williams 
m. Emeline Johnstone 

Tucker 
d. 1857 in Canada 
m. George Cross 
m. Winsor Coman. 
d. Mar. 11, 1875 ae 
Mar. 4, 1847 ae. 62, 



m. 2nd Sarah 



Mary 6 (Curtiss) Woodhull (Mary, Abner, 
Their only child: 
(1) John Woodhull 

d. Nov. 7, 1902. 
Susan M. e 

Conn. Jan. 4, 1876 ae 
(1) Julia Ann Alvord 
Charles 8 



83, m. Feb. 10, 
son of Stephen and 



Josiah, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) . 



b. Dec. 8, 1818 who m. late in life Jan. 3, 1889 Sarah Tuke. He 



b. 

75." 



1801 

They had: 



m. Jesse Alvord. She d. Southport, 



d.y. 



There is no record of the death of John 7 Curtiss or that of his wife Anne. 

C.G. P. 78 Abel 7 Curtiss (Joseph, Joseph, Joseph, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. July 20, 1771. 
A Stratford V.R. states that Abel Curtiss son of Joseph Curtiss m. Nov. 1787 Polly Hawley. If 
so, he would have been only age 16. He is in the 1820 census of Eaton Township, Madison Co., 
N.Y. He born before 1775 and his wife born after 1775, which would make her age 12 at marriage 
in 1787. This indicates that another Abel Curtiss son of another Joseph Curtiss must have mar- 
ried this Polly Hawley. The Cleveland Genealogy states that this Abel 7 Curtiss m. Anna Donahue. 
Children: 

1 James Henry 8 b. July 9, 1814 Ballston, Saratoga Co., N.Y. 

2 Joseph 8 b. May 27, 1817 Columbia Co., N.Y. 

These are all the children listed in the Cleveland Genealogy. Descendants of Joseph 8 
state that Joseph 8 Curtiss' son Eugene Thompson 9 Curtiss acquired his middle name 
Thompson from his grandfather's mother Mary Thompson. After the birth of his two 
sons Abel 7 settled in Madison Co. where every one of his brothers and sisters settled 
except Zachariah 7 who is not of record. 
James Henry 8 and Joseph 8 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 78 Joseph 7 Curtiss (Joseph, Joseph, Joseph, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. June 16, 1773 
Stratford, Conn., m. Mar. 23, 1796 Naomi Walker 7 Curtiss dau. of Lewis and Hepsibah (Walker) 
Curtiss (Henry, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth). She b. Jan. 2, 1776. They removed 
to Madison, N.Y. Feb. 11, 1799 where he d. July 15, 1840. She d. Pompey, N.Y. at the home of 
their son William on Oct. 9, 1846. They had: 

1 Frances 8 b. Apr. 15, 1798 m. Mar. 25, 1816 Beach Beard 

b. May 8, 1791. They removed in 1850 to Fayetteville, N.Y. where she d. July 24, 
1850. He d. Dec. 1, 1881. They had: 
(1) Beach Curtiss Beard b. Mar. 17, 1817 

b. Apr. 7, 1819 
b. Mar. 12, 1826 
b. Dec. 21, 1828 
b. June 24, 1831 
b. Sept. 26, 1838 
b. Aug. 7, 1800 
b. Apr. 25, 1802 
b. Feb. 16, 1804 
b. Feb. 4, 1806 
b. Feb. 18, 1808 
son of Abraham 5 and Melinda (Camp) Bartlett (Abraham, Joseph, Abraham, George 
Bartlett) She d. Nov. 21, 1893. They removed to Fayetteville, N.Y. They had: 



(2^ Henry Simpson Beard 
(3^ Huntington Beard 

(4) Frances Beard 

(5) Randolph Beard 

(6) Ellen Beard 
Zachariah 8 
Ira 8 

Wm. Joseph 8 
Lewis Walker 8 
Mary Ann 8 



m. Caroline Callender 
m. Mary Ann Callender 
m. Sarah E. Hale 
m. N. B. Gardiner 
m. Helen A. Knapp 
m. Robert Crouse 



m. May 29, 1828 Abraham 6 Bartlett 






152 



(1) Mary Elizabeth Bartlett b. Feb. 14, 1829 d Mar 23 1842 

(2) Joseph Curtiss Bartlett b Anr is iim ™ 

/,i ThoA j .. " allle " o- Apr. lb, 1832 m. Vire nia Flemmine 

(3) Theodore Abraham Bartlett b Sent 14 iris ™ r • 

tt23Xf£Z^£$ «* -rt is r^ SSL. David. David. Joseph, 

C - G - 1 irr ^Kizatih^ 056 ^^ ^' joseph ' j ° seph - j ° hn - wid - ei >^> b . APr . 

son N V He-^-n L ht w„ W1S th Chlld ° f JudS °" and E1 *^beth (Whiting) Lews of Madi- 
son, N.Y. He ran the hotel at Morrisville, N.Y. and later removed to Howell Mich in 1836 h! 
d. in Genoa, Mich. Apr. 8, 1850. She d there Nov 1ft iftsn ck ,7 « 

1 Marias ? ' 7" N0Vl 18 ' 1858 - She w as b. Dec. 27, 1781. They had: 

2 Theodalta 8 b. Oct. 12, 1802 d . Feb 1803 

3 Pixley 8 b . F eb. 7, 1804 d . Feb. 24, 1805 

4 Seymour" b. Feb. 19, 1809 d . Aug. 20, 1811 

m A " 1, , OM b ' Sept ? ' 1812 d - Nov " 30 > 1889 Ge "°a, Mich, 

m. Nov. 13, 1832 at Morrisville, N.Y. Pardon Barnard, Jr. b. Jan. 11 1812 Thev 
had: 

(1) Wm. Thompson Barnard b. 1833 m. Julia Aldrich 

(2) Mary Elizabeth Barnard b. m. Wm. Burwell 

(3) Lois R. Barnard b. m. Grosvenor Phillips 

(4) Henry O. Barnard b. m. Mary Dickerson 

6 William Burr 8 b. Apr. 23, 1817 

7 Aristeen P. 8 b. Mar. 18, 1822 d. Nov. 16, 1885, Genoa, Mich. 

m. Jan. 31, 1839 at Genoa, Mich. Eli T. Barnard (brother of Pardon Barnard, Jr.) 
b. Sept. 9, 1807, d. Sept. 9, 1871. Wm. Burr 8 and the two Barnard Brothers came to 
Genoa, Mich, in 1834. They had: 

(1) Virginia Amanda Barnard b. Sept. 22, 1841, m. Omar Benedict 

(2) Amelia Elizabeth Barnard b. Aug. 14, 1843, m. Warner Newell 

(3) Albert Leroy Barnard b. Feb. 22, 1846, m. Eliza Popworth 

(4) Helen Josephine Barnard b. m. Hugh Elliott 

(5) Chas. Fred Barnard b. Oct. 2, 1853, m. Alice Green 

(6) Wm. Wallace Barnard b. m. Etta Bennett 

(7) Alice Aristeen Barnard b. May 25, 1861 m. Chas. A. Pettibone 
William Burr 8 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 78 Zachariah 7 Curtiss (Joseph, Joseph, Joseph, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Feb. 8, 

1779, Stratford, Conn. There is no trace of this man unless the 1820 and 1830 census of Ballston, 
Saratoga Co., N.Y. provides a clue. In this village was born his brother Abel's son James Henry 8 
Curtiss. In Saratoga Co. was another Zachariah 6 Curtiss b. 1770. (Joshua, Zachariah, Joseph, 
Joseph, Dr. Thomas Curtiss of Weathersfield) but the 1820 census Zachariah of Ballston is not 
this Zachariah b. 1770 but is a Zachariah b. 1775 - 94 which fits the Zachariah of this lineage. 
He seems to have lost his wife and he has three boys born between 1804 - 1810. The 1830 census 
would indicate that he had married a widow with a family of her own. The South Milton Cemetery 
near the Ballston line has "Eunice wife of Z. Curtiss d. July 27, 1844 ae. 62" so b. 1782. This 
seems to confirm the conjecture that her husband was this Zachariah 7 Curtiss, possibly his 2nd 
w. No record of the three sons. Same cemetery has "Clarissa Curtiss d. June 6, 1859 ae. 79" 
so b. 1780. Who she was not apparent. 

C.G. P. 78 Eli 7 Curtiss (Joseph, Joseph, Joseph, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Dec. 9, 1781 m. 
Nov. 2, 1806 Huldah Tyler at Madison, N.Y. She d. Oct. 28, 1866 ae. 78. He d. Apr. 21, 1861 ae. 
79. They had: 

1 Abel 8 b. Nov. 22, 1807 

2 Susan 8 b. m. 1st Nov. 6, 1831 George W. Hyde 

who d. Feb. 21, 1836 and she m. 2nd Bentley of Hamilton, N.Y. 

3 Oliver 8 b. Jan. 19, 1810 

4 Electa A. 8 b. 1815 m. Aug. 2, 1837 Dr. Seymour 8 Curtiss 
(Isaac, Robert Welles, Edmund, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth). He d. 
Sept. 19, 1871. She d. May 17, 1843 ae. 28. 

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5 Alice 8 b. July 3, 1817 d. Nov. 3, 1838 

6 Jeannette 8 b. Dec. 24, 1822 m. 1845 as his 2nd w. Wm. 

Church Coe son of Wm. Church Coe of Little Compton, R.I. They had: 

(1) Lewis Elliott Coe b. Nov. 9, 1847 m. Mary L. Washburn 

Jeannette 8 d. 1852 and he m. 3rd Abigail Fisher 

7 Edward 8 b. July 17, 1825 

8 Sarah J. 8 b. Jan. 2, 1828 d. July 2, 1831 
Abel 8 , Oliver 8 and Edward 8 will be considered later. 

C.G. P- 78 Victory 7 Curtiss (Joseph, Joseph, Joseph, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth), b. Jan. 4, 1789, 
d. Aug. 13, 1848 at Howell, Mich., m. Nov. 3, 1811 at Madison, N.Y. Mary Tucker who d. Sept. 
13, 1852 ae. 63. They removed after 1836 to Howell, Mich. They had: 

1 George 8 b. July 7, 1812 

2 John 8 b. July 12, 1814 d. Dec. 7, 1841 at Howell, Mich. 

No wife or family on his lot but History of Livingston Co., Mich, states that he' came 
to Howell in 1836 a married man. 

3 Benjamin 8 b. Aug. 21, 1816 

4 Nancy 8 b. Oct. 12, 1818 d. Feb. 22, 1899, m. 1st 

Frink, m. 2nd Nov. 18, 1847 John Wetmore Dewey b. June 3, 1818 son of Apollos 
and Abigail (Wetmore) Dewey as his 2nd wife. They had no children but adopted 
four. 

5 Mary A. 8 b. Dec. 6, 1820 d. Nov. 22, 1876, m. Jan. 14, 1840 
Almon Whipple, b. Feb. 21, 1800, d. Feb. 14, 1878, son of James Whipple. They 
had: 

(1) James C. Whipple b. May 31, 1841 d. Sept. 20, 1841 

(2) Franklin C. Whipple b. Apr. 29, 1843 m. Mary E. Clough 

(3) Charles Whipple b. Aug. 1, 1845 d. Nov. 8, 1845 

(4) Almon H. Whipple b. July 29, 1848 d. Nov. 5, 1868 unm. 

(5) Mary Louise Whipple b. Sept. 19, 1854 m. Cassius D. Austin. 

6 Cordelias. 8 b. Sept. 6, 1823 d. 1911, m. Luther M. Glover 

1822-1900. They had: 

(1) Howard E. Glover 

(2) Martha J. Glover m. Wm. B. Jewett 

(3) Ada I. Glover m. Roy Carlin 

(4) Carrie L. Glover m. Thomas F. Newman 

7 Alonzo 8 b. Nov. 23, 1825 

8 Loyal A. 8 b. May 15, 1829 

9 Alfred 8 b. May 12, 1833 

George 8 , Benjamin 8 , Alonzo 8 Loyal A. 8 and Alfred 8 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 123 Nathan 7 Curtiss (Silas, Joseph, Joseph, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Oct. 7, 1771, 
m. Jan. 31, 1795 Sally Peck b. Sept. 19, 1776 dau. of Judson and Mary (Blakeman) Peck. She d. 
Nov. 8, 1859 ae. 83. He d. May 30, 1824. They had: 

1 Silas 8 b. Aug. 17, 1795 

2 Ira 8 b. Feb. 14, 1799 

3 Joseph 8 b. July 13, 1802 

4 Polly 8 b. 

5 Anna 8 b. Jan. 23, 1810 d. July 2, 1837 

6 Julia 8 b. July 9, 1815 d. July 5, 1837 

7 Caroline 8 b. Mar. 19, 1818 d. July 20, 1837 
Silas 8 , Ira 8 and Joseph 8 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 78 Silas 7 Curtiss (Silas, Joseph, Joseph, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. July 7, 1773. A 
document called a jointure on file at Bridgeport dated Dec. 15, 1813 between Silas Curtiss, Jr. 
and Huldah Judson both of Stratford. This agreement to marry was between Huldah 6 b. 1759 
(Henry, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) Curtiss who married Sept. 9, 1782 Curtiss 
Judson and Silas Curtiss, Jr. Her brother Lewis Curtiss' bible has "Huldah Curtiss died July 
15, 1820." The inventory of the estate of Mrs. Huldah Curtiss of Stratford on Nov. 7, 1820 dis- 
tributes her estate to her four Judson children David, Levi, Nancy and Henry Judson. She was 
13 years older than Silas Curtiss, Jr., and had no children by him as the distribution of her 

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estate shows, and it is probable that Silas Curtiss, Jr. died before she did. His death is not of 
record. 

C.G. P. 78 Thaddeus 7 Curtiss, brother of Silas 7 , b. June 5, 1779. This Thaddeus Curtiss was alive in 
1837 and witness to the will of his niece Anna 8 Curtiss dau. of his brother Nathan. There is no 
record of his marriage but there is an unidentified Thaddeus Curtiss of Stratford born in 18U> wh 
died in 1901 whose parentage is not known and he seems to be one of two men named Thadd- 
Curtiss whose parentage is not known. The one born 1819 m. 1st Apr. 16, 1843 Martha Adella 
Perry. They resided in Stratford. They had: 

1 Josephine Curtiss b. 1846 d. 1901, m. John M. Crowe, 

1837-1907. They had no children. 

2 Adelia Curtiss b. June 28, 1848 m. Nov. 25, 1875 Lasper Kellogg 
Whiting who was proprietor of a market in Stratford. They had no children. 

The mother died June 28, 1848 with the birth of her second child. 

Thaddeus Curtiss m. 2nd Apr. 6, 1851 Mary Coley of Weston and they had one dau. Gertrude 
Curtiss who never married. She was a school teacher and later took care of her father and his 
home. 

The other unidentified Thaddeus Curtiss is Thaddeus M. Curtiss of Stratford who died there 
Mar. 31, 1868 ae. 63-9-0 so born in 1804. This is the only record of him. He could hardly be 
the father of Thaddeus b. 1819 and both could hardly be children of Thaddeus b. 1779 son of 
Silas 6 Curtiss. 

C.G. P. 78 Josiah 7 Curtiss (Silas, Joseph, Joseph, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Nov. 5, 1784. 
This is the third of three sons of Silas Curtiss whose record is lacking. He is probably that 
Josiah Curtiss of Stratford, widower, who died there July 8, 1857 ae. 75, a shoemaker. His 
age at death may not have been known exactly. Perhaps he was that Josiah of Stratford whose 
son Hiram Curtiss received land from him on Mar. 19, 1841. This may be the Hiram Curtiss of 
Stratford who married Apr. 26, 1837 Fanny M. Durand of Derby, ceremony performed by Rev. 
Stephen Curtiss. It is plausible that this Josiah may have been father of Thaddeus b. 1819 and 
his brother Thaddeus 7 father of Thaddeus M. Curtiss b. 1804. This problem will have to remain 
unsolved until some living descendant can supply proof. 

C.G. P. 123 Joel 7 Curtiss (Silas, Joseph, Joseph, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Dec. 1791 

Stratford, Conn. He m. Harriet Judson, dau. of Abner Judson. He died in 1822. Inventory taken 
Jan. 31, 1823. On Feb. 13, 1832 his widow Harriet was appointed guardian of their three chil- 
dren. Harriet died Sept. 11, 1885 ae. 92. They had: 

1 Lewis 8 b. 1814 

2 Fanny 8 b. Apr. 24, 1818 d. Reading, Pa. 1863 ae. 45. She 
m. Nov. 30, 1837 James Millholland. 

3 Harriet 8 b. 1821 m. Mar. 7, 1847 Levi Lewis. They 

had a dau. 

(1) Ella Lewis 
Lewis 8 will be considered later. 
C G P. 78 Birdseye 7 Curtiss (Silas, Joseph, Joseph, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Nov. 12, 1789 
Stratford, Conn. He m. Harriet L. Beardsley b. 1791 dau. of Ephraim and Frances Beardsley. 
She died Mar. 12, 1856 ae. 65. He d. Aug. 1, 1828 ae. 38. They had: 

1 Sidney J. 8 b. 1811 He never married. He was drowned 

Nov. 5, 1856 ae. 45. nnn 

2 Georee 8 b. 1813 He d. unm. Nov. 3, 1892 ae. 79 

3 J3 b 1818 m. Welles. She d. May 29, 1911 

4 Birdseye 8 b. ' 1821 His will of July 29, 1857 proved Feb. 3, 
1869 leaves "all to brother George." 

5 Frances S 8 b. 1823 m. Nov. 29, lo37at ae. HPhiloOsborn 

When Sidney J. 8 Curtiss e~ltlte~~was settled Mar. 11, 1857 it was divided between 

Birdseye 8 Curtiss, Elvira Welles, George Curtiss and Frances S. Osborn. 
C.G. P. 123-124 Ezekiel 7 Curtiss (Agur, Joseph, Joseph, Joseph John Widow BUaMtb)^ b. 1781, 

m Sarah Curtiss b. July 2, 1784 d. 1843 dau. of Nehemiah" and his 2nd w. Sarah Lewis. C.G. 
states this Sarah died unmarried in 1827 which is an error. 

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Ezekiel died before Apr. 21, 1824 as his father's will of that date mentions the five children 
of his deceased son Ezekiel. Children: 

1 Sophia 8 b. m. 1st Oct. 14, 1823 Warren J. 
Williams of Danbury. He d. Jan. 23, 1829 ae. 26-4-0, and she m. 2nd Apr. 13, 1834 
Marcus Stratton b. Milford Sept. 5, 1811 son of Daniel Stratton. He d. Aug. 9, 1898. 
Their dau. Althea Jane Stratton m. Alfred 8 Curtiss (Agur, Agur, Joseph, Joseph, 
Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth). 

2 Polly Abigail 8 b. m. Nov. 14, 1841 as his 2nd wife 
Stiles Judson. 

3 ^Phebe 8 b. m. Mar. 18, 1829 Charles Henry 

Peck b. Sept. 22, 1806 son of Nathan and Elizabeth (Tomlinson) Peck who d. Feb. 8, 
1875. She d. Jan. 28, 1883. 

A daughter, Mrs. Wm. Blaney of Stratford in 1920 sent the record including who 
Phebe's mother was. 

4 Betsey 8 b. Jan. 19, 1811 m. Dec. 5, 1832 George Gray. They 
had a son Alonzo Gray b. Apr. 25, 1836, d. May 3, 1912. She d. July 9, 1874. 
Their son Alonzo Gray m. Anna Wells 9 Curtiss (Wm. J. Elijah, Henry Thompson, 
Henry, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth). 

5 Ezekiel 8 b. 1813 m. May 3, 1836 Katherine A. Judson. 

He d. Sept. 19, 1893. No record of children. 

C.G. P. 124 Agur 7 Curtiss (Agur, Joseph, Joseph, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. 1785, m. Alice 
dau. of Josiah and Helen (Birdseye) Peck of Stratford. She d. Mar. 13, 1878 ae. 89. He d. Mar. 
12, 1868. They had: 

1 Victory 8 b. Feb. 28, 1806 

2 Cornelius Agur 8 b. June 28, 1808 

3 Sarah Peck 8 b. Jan. 24, 1811 d. Mar. 7, 1897, m. Sept. 22, 1830 
Elbert Welles of Stratford b. 1804, d. Mar. 21, 1880 son of Lewis Welles. They had 
a son: 

(1) Elbert L. Welles b. 1840 

4 Helen Birdseye 8 b. Mar. 21, 1813 d. Feb. 5, 1887, m. Sept. 17, 1833 
Joseph H. Stagg, b. Jan. 25, 1810 in New Jersey, son of Henry and Phebe Stagg. He 
d. Sept. 28. 1873. 

5 Louisa 8 b. Oct. 22, 1816 d. Dec. 7, 1911, m. Benjamin Welles 
b. Sept. 18, 1812, d. July 11, 1882. He was brother of Elbert Welles. Both were in 
shoe business in Columbus, Georgia with Norris Newton Curtiss and his son Walter 
Welles Curtiss. 

6 Abigail 8 b. June 26, 1819 m. Frederick Brooks, son of Isaac 
and Sally (Burritt) Brooks. They resided in Ithaca, N.Y. and had a son. 

(1) Frederick W. Brooks 

7 Alfred 8 b. Jan. 22, 1822 

8 Norris Newton 8 b. Sept. 2, 1824 

9 Margaret Ann 8 b. Jan. 14, 1828 m. Edward Beach 8 Curtiss (Jabez, 
Edmund, Edmund, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth). 

Victory 8 , Cornelius Agur 8 , Alfred 8 and Norris Newton 8 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 124 John 7 Curtiss (Everett, Robert, Joseph, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. 1803, 

m. Susan Maria Blackman b. 1808. She d. May 4, 1849 ae. 41. He d. Feb. 16, 1850 ae. 47. They 
had: 

1 Jane Elizabeth 8 b. Bridgeport, Aug. 12, 1839, m. 1st Oct. 19, 1859 Frank E. 
Hawley b. there Apr. 23, 1836, son of sea captain Bronsbn and Rebecca (Burr) 
Hawley. He d. 1863 wounded in battle of Fredericksburg. She m. 2nd his brother 
Frederick Burr Hawley b. Oct. 28, 1838. He d. July 19, 1917. She d. Dec. 18, 1918, 
Bridgeport. 

Her daughter Helen Louise Hawley m. 1893 Victor S. 10 Curtiss (John Calvin, 
Victory, Agur, Agur, Joseph, Joseph, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth). 

2 Susan M. 8 b. m. George L. Holmes of N.Y. City 

C.G. P. 79 Rodney 7 Curtiss (Everett, Robert, Joseph, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. 1810 

Stratford, Conn., m. 1st Dec. 14, 1836 Abby Ann Brooks b. 1807 who d. Sept. 9, 1842 ae. 35. 

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^S^^ySXS 18 ? dau >; of Eli7 Curtiss and hi * lst w - sarah «-'** 

1836 John Burr o^^ She ». ,st Mar. 16, 

housekeeper Esther L Hamlin Ji, u -12 She d " Dec - 12 ' 1882 and he m - 3rd hl * 

ae. 6 mos Pe H^wm shows^ben £2£ h fsXes^ ^ ""i -1 /!? ^ d " ^ '' 1838 

ucueiiLidries nis nieces and nephews. He d. May 29 1891 

Jonathan WUUan,, Widow EU^ly Zt £* ^ »« " «»*—;**—* 

Corners Cemetery in Conn. Hem 2nd ism c>„ii a '"• Duriea '" Gregory s hour 

Isaiah and Mary (Hubbell) NorZp Sh^Teb 17 3 IL d P 7' Fa ! rfleld ' C °""- *«• °< 
9<> 1«99 -> Q iq ak- ou o T., ' I7bJ - She d - Pennton, Monroe Co., N.Y. June 

19' 82fi ^nH wL h J XT" 1 ' 3rd NanCy Wid ° W ° f Ebenezer Jerrells or Gerrals. Abijah d. Sept. 

ae' 4 and b n dn" HeT'n "' l^^!? PhilHpS Wh0 d ' ,842 ' She W3S a,ive in 185 ° census 
ae. 64 and b. inConn. He had no children by her. The only child by his lst wife was: 

1 Phll o 8 b. Apr. 3, 1800 
By 2nd wife: 

2 Sally Betsey- b. July 28, 1802 m . July 3, 1821 Peter Redmond 

b Ireland, June 7, 1799. He was a Baptist. He d. Gibsonville, N.Y. Dec. 15, 1849. 
Sally Betsey d. . Buried at West Liberty, Ohio. Children: 

(1) James Redmond b. June 10, 1822 

(2) Judson Redmond b. Aug. 16, 1824 m . Harriet Hinman 

(3) Mary Ann Redmond b. June 14, 1826 m. Thomas 

(4) Jeremiah W. Redmond b. Sept. 16, 1830 d. July 3, 1852 

(5) Harris Hurlburt Redmond b. Dec. 30, 1832 d. 1909! Civil War Veteran. 

(6) Eliza Jane Redmond b. Nov. 19, 1835 d. Aug. 4, 1844 

(7) Harriet Mariah Redmond b. Nov. 22, 1837 

(8) Francis H. Redmond b. Aug. 4, 1842 d. Aug. 29, 1864 on battlefield. 

3 Abby Ann 8 b. Feb. 8, 1806 

4 Abijah Burr 8 b. Oct. 13, 1807 

5 Eliza Ann 8 b. Nov. 14, 1809 m. Cole 

6 Polly Melissa 8 b. Sept. 24, 1811 

7 Hannah 8 b. Jan. 6, 1813 d. Mar. 13, 1827 at her sister 
Sally's home. 

8 Mabel 8 b. Dec. 19, 1816 

9 Judson 8 b. Feb. 3, 1820 
Philo 8 will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. Judson 7 Curtiss (Judson, Judson, Nathan, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Sept. 1, 1782 
d. 1824., m. Aug. 30, 1804 Elizabeth Hubbell b. 1787 dau. of Nathan and Honor (Hierlehoy) 
Hubbell. Children: 

1 Eloisa 8 b. Aug. 23, 1805 m. late in life Feb. 4, 1858 Jabez 
Baldwin Botsford b. 1798. 

2 Nathan Judson 8 b. Feb. 9, 1808 

3 Sally Maria 8 b. Dec. 21, 1809 d. June 19, 1891 ae. 81-6-0. 
m. lst John Cotton, m. 2nd Smith Bennett. 

4 George Hinman 8 b. Nov. 3, 1811 

5 Charles William 8 b. Oct. 5, 1813 

6 Susan Clarissa 8 b. Mar. 24, 1816 d. after 1824 

7 Mary Cornelia 8 b. Oct. 3, 1817 m. Amos Peck 

8 Nelson 8 b. 1819 d. ae. 4 

Nathan Judson 8 , George Hinman 8 and Charles William 8 will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. Samuel Shelton 7 Curtiss (Nathan, Abel, Nathan, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. May 6, 
1807 Salisbury, Conn. d. Jan. 15, 1862. m. Oct. 12, 1830 Cynthia Elvira Kellogg b. Nov. 15, 
1807, d. Sept. 2, 1879 dau. of Ebenezer and Eunice (Callender) Kellogg. They had: 

1 Charles S. 8 b. Mar. 15, 1833 d. June 2, 1859 

2 Cynthia Lodema 8 b. Feb. 1, 1835 d. Dec. 1899 Washington, D.C. 
m. Addison Brown. They had: 

(1) John Brown m. Leona Muller d. 1912 

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(2) Eugene Brown 

(3) Harriet Brown m. Clifford L. Wheaton 

(4) Nellie Brown resided in Washington, D.C. 

3 Josephine 8 b. d. July 6, 1883 unm. 

4 Samuel E. 8 b. Jan. 19, 1844 d. July 30, 1844 

5 Samuel J. 8 b. June 9, 1845 No record. 

6 Lewis Freeman 8 b. Dec. 15, 1854 He will be considered later. 
Samuel Shelton 7 Curtiss lived in Westmoreland, Oneida Co., N.Y. and Hillsdale, Mich. A letter 

dated Dec. 3, 1899 written by the son of Lewis Freeman 8 Curtiss states that his father was born in 
Long Oldfields, Va. In a list of towns of 100 or over population in Virginia, this town is not found. 
Samuel Shelton 7 Curtiss and wife are buried in Mt. Hope Cemetery, Rochester, N.Y. 

Not in C.G. Harmon Judson 7 Curtiss (Nathan, Abel, Nathan, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Apr. 20, 
1809 Salisbury, Conn. m. 1st Feb. 12, 1834 Susan Hanna of Vernon, N.Y. b. 1813, by the Rev. G. 
White. She d. July 21, 1836. m. 2nd Jan. 3, 1837 Mary Ann Hanna b. 1805 who d. Nov. 11, 1888 
ae. 83. She was sister of his first wife. He d. Apr. 29, 1877 at Webster, N.Y. where they resided. 
He lived first at Sodus, N.Y. Child by 1st wife: 

1 Mary Ann 8 b. Nov. 23, 1834 Sodus, N.Y. She m. Oct. 16, 1856 Zelora 
Phillips. She d. 1903 in New York City. They had: 

(1) Harmon Judson Phillips b. July 1, 1857 Rollins, Mich. 

(2) Jessie Phillips b. Mar. 27, 1859 Rollins, Mich. d. 1872 

(3) Jennie Phillips b. Dec. 20, 1863 Osseo, Mich. d. 1869 

(4) S. Luella Phillips b. Feb. 5, 1866 Osseo, Mich. m. Dr. Willard I. Pierce 

(5) E. May. Phillips b. Nov. 20, 1867 Osseo, Mich. d. unm. 1921 Webster, N.Y. 

(6) Curtiss Ora Phillips b. July 3, 1874 Hazen, Ark. Removed to Calif. 

(7) Minta Zella Phillips b . June 7, 1876 Hazen, Ark. m. Elias Joel Beach 
Children by 2nd wife: 

2 Susan Elizabeth 8 b. Sept. 22, 1841 Webster, N.Y. m. Crittenden. She d. 

Mar. 9, 1920. No children. 

3 Sarah Caroline 8 d. in infancy. 

4 Newton Harmon 8 d. in infancy. 

Not in C.G. Charles Lewis 7 Cui'tiss (Nathan, Abel, Nathan, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. May 24, 
1811 Salisbury, Conn. m. Apr. 25, 1836 Almira Roberts b. Russia, N.Y. May 16, 1817 d. at 
LaMoille, 111. May 25, 1873, dau. of Peter Jackson and Diadama (Agard) Roberts. He d. Jan. 18, 
1863 at Washington, D.C. a farmer and school teacher. Children: 

1 Lewis Roselle 8 b. Apr. 29, 1839 at Sodus, N.Y. m. Anna M. Fellows Sept. 
16, 1865. They had one child Myra 9 who m. Arthur Gale and resided in Corona, 
Calif. They had no children. Lewis Roselle 8 d. Corona, Calif. Aug. 30, 1908. 

2 Freeman Howard 8 b. Dec. 2, 1844 Sodus, N.Y. He will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. Lucius 7 Curtiss (Eleazer, Abel, Nathan, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. 1801 

Salisbury, Conn. He came to Florence, Ohio in 1822 but returned to Salisbury and in 1829 brought 

his parents to Ohio. He removed to Clarkesfield, Ohio and m. there 1831 Louisa Maria 

Furlong b. there 1811, dau. of Benajah and Rhoda (Galusha) Furlong. They removed to Florence 

in 1843 where he d. 1870 and she in 1881. Their only child was June T. Curtiss b. Dec. 

25, 1841. He will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. William 7 Curtiss twin brother of Lucius 7 was apprenticed to a man in Conn, but ran away 
and changed his name to Lyman Riley. He m. Betsey Church and came to Clarksfield in 1844. 
They separated, she going to Mich, and he m. 2nd the widow of Gilbert McCord and sister of 
Joseph Rouk. They removed to S.D. 1884 and in 1887 to Missouri where he d. She d. 1885. He 
had six children: 

1 John 

2 George Drowned 1880 

3 Rebecca 

4 Abbie 

5 Lucinda 

6 Helen 



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Not in C.G. Henry L. 7 Curtiss (Eleazer, Abel, Nathan, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Salisbury, 
Conn., m. 1837 Charlotte Eliza Weaver. She d. 1884. He d. 1881 Children- 

1 Charlotte America 8 b. m . Richard Prlor . No chi i d ren. 

2 James b. m . j anie McGreggor and had John" 

m - Svbl1 • No children. Ruth 9 b. m. Wilder S. Nichols b. 1887 a 



railroad engineer. They have two children. 
Mahlon 8 b. 



m. Anna Mason. No children. 



Not in C.G. John Wesley 7 Curtiss (Eleazer, Abel, Nathan, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. 1821 
Salisbury, Conn. He d. 1893. He m. Patience Tucker. She b. 1821, d. 1906. They lived in 
Florence, Ohio and Milan, Ohio. They had: 

1 John Perry 8 b. Jan. 12, 1846 

2 Walter 8 

3 Eleazer 8 b. Called "Lee." m. Dentsey Sayles. They adopted a 

a dau. Agnes. He was collector of customs at Sandusky, Ohio under Grover Cleveland. 

4 Laura 8 b. m. 1st June T. Curtiss only child of 

John's brother Lucius 7 Curtiss. She m. 2nd A.B. Stewart. 

5 Clara 8 b. 1856 d. 1915, m. 1st Herman Edgar and had: 

(1) John Edgar m. Frances Scott 

(2) George L. Edgar b. 1879, d. 1937, m. Ray Alice Glanden. Clara m. 2nd 
Donald Donaldson of Texas. 

John Perry 8 and Walter 8 will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. Birdseye 7 Curtiss (Eleazer, Abel, Nathan, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. He m. 

Nov. 19, 1840 Jane A. Winship of Sterling, Conn, by Rev. Adam Reid. He d. Greene Co., N.Y. Nov. 
19, 1869 leaving widow Jane A. of Mt. Vernon, N.Y. and a dau. Eudora M. 8 of Mt. Vernon, N.Y. and 
a dau. Mrs. Harriet Godfrey of Orange Valley, Essex Co., N.J. 

Not in C.G. Charles Ransom 7 Curtiss (Charles Cotesworth, Abel, Nathan, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) 
b. Apr. 21, 1819 Plymouth, Pa. d. there May 27, 1846. m. at Kingston, Pa. July 4, 1843 Sophia 
Jones b. Kingston, Pa. Jan. 28, 1813 d. there July 20, 1896, dau. of Asaph and Hannah (Gallup) 
Jones and widow of Israel Skeer. Charles Ransom 7 received his education at the Academy in 
Plymouth where his father was instructor. He was a carriage manufacturer. They had two chil- 
dren. 

1 Hannah Jane 8 b. July 6, 1844 Plymouth, Pa. d. at Kingston, Pa. Oct. 14, 
1913. m. at Kingston Oct. 7, 1869 James Hayward b. in County Monmouth, England. 
Jan. 13, 1848. Hannah Jane 8 Curtis received her education at the Wyoming Sem- 
inary, Kingston, Pa. Children: 

(1) Sophia Mabel Curtis Hayward b. Mar. 1, 1872 

(2) Charles Curtis Hayward b. Nov. 5, 1873 d. 1886 

(3) Samuel Pringle Hayward b. Aug. 29, 1876 d. 1884 

(4) Hallet Gallup Hayward b. July 6, 1878 d. 1924 

Sophia Mabel Curtis Hayward m. Sept. 12, 1912 Harry Mumford Hoyt of Boston, 
Mass. She is a genealogist residing in Boston and a member of the New England 
Historic Genealogical Society and of the Institute of American Genealogy. Her help 
in compiling these Curtis records has been invaluable. 

2 Lorenzo Jones 8 Curtis b. Oct. 20, 1845 Plymouth, Pa. d. unm. at Kingston, Pa. 
Jan. 24, 1895. He was a veteran of the Civil War. 

Not in C.G. William Delazen 7 Curtis (Charles Cotesworth, Abel, Nathan, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) 
b. Jackson township, Luzerne Co., Pa. Mar. 30, 1831, d. Lanark, Carroll Co 111. m. Apr. 7 
1861 at Jackson, Pa. Sarah Jane Goble b. Dallas, Pa. June 1842 d. at Lanark, 111. Resided at 
Elkhorn Grove, 111. and later at Lanark, 111. They had three children: 

1 Clara Ransom 8 b. June 12, 1864 Jackson township, Luzerne Co. Pa 

2 Mary Maria 8 b. Dec. 10, 1865 m. Jan. 21, 1885 at Lanark, 111. 
Samuel Jones. They removed to Azusa, Calif. 

3 Adda Jane 8 b. Jan. 29, 1872 in 111. m. Charles Boyd. Removed to 

Washington, D.C. 
Not in C.G. Ephraim 8 Curtiss b. 1742 conjectured to be son of Benjamin- (David Benjamin ^ohn 

Widow Elizabeth) through the will of Esther* who in 1791 speaks of her nephew Ephraim Curtiss. 

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He resided in Brookfield, Conn, to 1790 when he removed to Panton, Vt. where he d. May 3, 1809. 
He m. Rachel Bishop b. Oct. 28, 1752, New Haven, Conn. d. Mar. 6, 1841 Panton, Vt. dau. of 
John and Rachel (Ruggles) Bishop. Their ten children of the 7th generation will be considered in 
the following pages. There were two daughters. 



1 


Rachel 7 


b. Feb. 20, 1786 


m. Samuel Cole 


2 


Martha 7 
Co., N.Y. 


b. Mar. 23, 1793 


m. Melanthon Bishop and d. Orleans 


3 


Frederick 7 


b. Nov. 25, 1769 


No record. 


4 


James Martial 7 


b. Jan. 17, 1774 


d. Feb. 10, 1795 


5 


Zenas Alanson 7 


b. Feb. 27, 1777 


No record. 


6 


Joseph Seymour 7 


b. Sept. 3, 1779 


No record. 


7 


Timothy Bradford 7 


b. July 23, 1783 




8 


Charles Clinton 7 


b. Apr. 16, 1788 


d. July 16, 1859 Panton, Vt., 




m. Chloe Pangborn. 


A dau. m. Kent 


resided in Willsboro, N.Y. 


9 


Eliphalet David 7 


b. Aug. 2, 1791 




10 


John Bishop 7 


b. Jan. 19, 1772 





Vermont vital records at Montpelier do not have data on any of this family. There is a Timothy 
B. Curtiss who m. Betsey Cook May 24, 1833. If the Timothy of this family he would be age 50. 
He was of Ferrisburg, Vt. They named a son Edwin Dana Curtiss b. May 27, 1834, d. 1859 
Bridport, Vt. 

Not in C.G. Eliphalet David 7 Curtiss b. Aug. 2, 1791. We have this man's 1812 War record. He m. 
Apr. 12, 1810 Genesee Co., N.Y. Annie Evans b. 1791. He d. Union township, Porter Co., Ind. 
Apr. 5, 1865. He served in Capt. Bassett's Co., New York Militia. Enlisted Sept. 9, 1813, dis- 
charged Dec. 9, 1813. She was in Valparaiso, Porter Co., Ind. in 1871. On Dec. 2, 1808 he bought 
land in Cato, Cayuga Co., N.Y. of Ebenezer Phelps of Brutus; his brother, John Bishop Curtiss and 
James Trowbridge witnesses. On Oct. 6, 1818 Eliphalet D. Curtiss and wife Anna sell their land 
to Timothy Mosher. This Timothy Mosher's wife was a dau. of Comfort Curtiss of Washington 
Co., N.Y.- a different lineage. The 1860 census Porter Co., Ind. gives Eliphalet Curtiss 79 b. in 

New York state wife Mary? 65, b. . Willard Curtiss 18 b. Ind. Miles Kelsey 13, b. Ind., 

Elnora Kelsey lib. Ind. Who the Kelseys were is not known. 

It is curious that his wife is given as Mary. Perhaps Mary Ann as Anna Evans survived him. 
If she was 65 in 1860 and b. 1795, then she was age 15 at marriage. This is all that is known of 
Eliphalet David Curtiss. 

Not in C.G. John Bishop 7 Curtiss b. Jan. 19, 1772, d. Oct. 2, 1855 at Palmyra, HI., m. 1802 

Charity Woodworth b. Jan. 16, 1780, d. Sept. 4, 1836 dau. of William and Mary (LottT Wood worth. 
Children all b. Cambridge, N.Y. 

1 Clarissa 8 b. Aug. 29, 1804 d. Nov. 1876, m. Ebenezer Wright, 
son of Rev. Stephen Wright. 

2 Elizabeth 8 b. May 5, 1806 d. June 25, 1853, m. Winthrop 
Seavey, son of Joshua and Betsey (Webster) Seavey. He b. Jan. 26, 1802 in Rye, N.H. 
They had a son and a dau. 

(1) Gideon W. Seavey of Ft. Wayne, Ind. 

(2) Julia M. Seavey 
b. Sept. 30, 1807 
b. Aug. 28, 1809 
b. July 21, 1811 
b. Sept. 10, 1813 
b. Jan. 3, 1816 
b. Feb. 7, 1818 
b. Jan. 29, 1820 

John Bishop 8 Jr., d. Sept. 10, 1880 ae. 71, m. 1st Lydia Ann Stewart who d. 
65. m. 2nd Emily Smith, a dau. Eleanor 9 m. Burby. 






Rachel 8 

John Bishop 8 Jr. 

Jonathan Woodward 8 

Margaret Stillwell 8 

William Woodworth 8 

Freelove 8 

Hannah Maria 8 



d. 1808 



d. Aug. 9, 1844 unm. 

d. Apr. 1855, m. Jacob Martin 

d. Aug. 26, 1892 

d. unm. Sept. 23, 1844 

m. Ebenezer Monger 

Feb. 27, 1869 ae. 



Wm. Woodworth 8 Curtiss m. Apr. 30, 1846 Freelove Warner 
and Elizabeth (WoodwortfO Warner. Children: 

1 Solomon Warner 9 b. Apr. 15, 1847 

2 Jonathan Henry 9 b. Apr. 2, 1849 

3 William Hall 9 b. July 20, 1851 



b. Mar. 5, 1815 dau. of Solomon 



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4 Clara Maria 9 b. June 25 irsi 

5 Eliza 9 J Aug 11 «S J' Unm - N ° V - 17 ' 1905 Cambridge, N.Y. 

6 Rosanna Abbe 9 b Sept* 25 1857 T' T' 8 ' ,875 

They had: P 25, 1857 m - A P r - 9 . 1890 R.chard Heman Bovie. 

(1) Richard C. Bovie b. Apr. 30 1896 

(2) Sarah Bovie b. Aug. 9, 'l891 d . unm . Jan . ^ mg 

Solomon Warner 9 Curtiss m. Aug. 25, 1875 Isabella Campbell. He d June 22 1902 Las V.**, 
N.M. He was a Presbyterian minister and missionary They had * ' 

1 vZ^T rl ° r ^ ° Ct - 29 ' 1876 at Santiag0 ' ChiH " S - A - m - Oct. 18, 1908 

9 F SS ? Y .o er reS " r"; Mi o1- HaS S ° n AubryU Curtlss of Dearb °™> M\ch. 

? n v 10 *' Apr - 23 ' 1879 at Talca - Chili - S - A - Unmarried. 

J r, p a ,o b - Mar - 25 ' 1882 at Conception, Chili, S.A., d. Dec. 21, 1887 

4 Clara Rose- b. Apr. 28, 1884 at Conception, Chili, S.A., d. Apr. 14, 1885 

5 * neZ „ b - Dec - 4 > 1886 at Taos, N.M., m. June 30, 1917 Elmer 
Brownell, Resides Eagle Bridge, N.Y., son Elmer Curtiss Brownell 

6 James 10 b. Jan. 10, 1891 Las Vegas, N.M. d. Nov. 30 1892 

7 Jonn '° b - A P r - 17, 1894 Not married. Resides at Cambridge, N.Y. 
Jonathan Henry 9 Curtiss m. Sept. 7, 1876, Julia Ann Rundell. He d. Mar. 4 1904 at St Louis 
Mo. a civil engineer. She b. Nov. 30, 1849 Troy, N.Y., d. Nov. 24, 1924 Chicago, 111. Dau of' 
Darius P. and Eliza (Moore) Rundell. They had: 

1 Darius Rundell 10 b. Oct. 5, 1878, Troy, N.Y. m. Sept. 19, 1911 at Atlanta, Ga. 
May Butler. Resides in Jacksonville, Fla. 

2 John Willard 10 b. Dec. 7, 1879, Cambridge, N.Y. d. Apr. 6, 1880 Little Rock, 
Ark. 

3 Fred Warner 10 b. July 25, 1881, Cambridge, N.Y., m. Nov. 9, 1917 at Lima, 
Peru, S.A. Gladys A. Galbraith. 

4 Anvonette 10 b. Apr. 25, 1883 d. Jan. 13, 1887. 

5 Herbert Wheelock 10 b. July 5, 1889 m. Aug. 27, 1913 at St. Louis, Mo., Martha 
Dott Lawson. Resides in Downer's Grove, 111. 

6 John Henry Jr. 10 b. Nov. 15, 1892 d. Sept. 16, 1895 

Darius Rundell 10 Curtiss had by May Butler 

1 Margery Slatter 11 b. Jan. 9, 1916 d. Mar. 5, 1919 

2 Kathleen Maude 11 b. Mar. 6, 1921 

3 Darius Rundell 11 b. Nov. 4, 1924 
Darius Rundell 10 was a civil engineer. Retired 1940. 

Fred Warner 10 Curtiss had by Gladys Galbraith, she b. Aug. 5, 1892 at Bowmanville, Ont. Can., 
dau. of Daniel and Isabella (Willoughby) Galbraith. 

1 Hugh Willoughby 11 b. Dec. 11, 1919 at Wilmington, Del. 

Fred Warner 10 Curtiss, a civil engineer, at 3629 Brisban St., Harrisburg, Pa. (1952). 

Herbert Wheelock 10 Curtiss had by Martha Dott Lawson: 

1 Fred Warner 11 b. Apr. 14, 1916, St. Louis, Mo. He is a chemical engineer 

from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. 
Herbert Wheelock 10 Curtiss is with Western Electric Co. 

William Hall 9 Curtiss m. June 14, 1882 May Benedict. He d. Dec. 15, 1893 at Arkansas City, 
Kan. He was in the furniture business. His wife b. Feb. 25, 1862 at Dayton, Ohio. She m. 
2nd R. B. McNaughton. She d. May 1, 1940. They had: 

1 Wm. Benedict 10 b. Apr. 11, 1883, Cambridge, N.Y. m. Apr. 22, 1908 Mildred 
McDowell. They had: 

1 Richard Benedict 11 b. Feb. 22, 1921 

2 John Warner 10 b. Aug. 20, 1886, Arkansas City, Kan. m. July 22, 1909 
Addie Thompson. They had: 

1 John Warner 11 b. Apr. 17, 1912. Graduate Northwestern University. 

2 Wm. Hall 11 b. Oct. 9, 1915. Graduate Nebraska University and Harvard 
Law School. 



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Not in C.G. Abel 7 Curtiss (Abel, Benjamin, David, Benjamin, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Apr. 12, 1792 
Woodbury, Conn. m. Oct. 9, 1821 Lucy Irwin at Roxbury, Conn. No further record. 

Not in C.G. and conjectural. David 7 Curtiss (James of Sherburne, N.Y., probably Benjamin, David, 

Benjamin, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Woodbury, Conn. Aug. 18, 1786 m. 1812 at Sherburne, N.Y. 
Delilah Sears b. Sept. 5, 1791. He d. Columbus, Warren Co., Pa. July 27, 1832. She d. Columbus, 
Warren Co., Pa. Feb. 10, 1872. He was a surveyor. They had: 

1 James 8 b. May 25, 1813 in Sherburne, N.Y. 

2 Matilda 8 b. Mar. 19, 1815 in Sherburne, N.Y. d. Dec. 14, 1893. 
m. Steuben Webber, he b. May 22, 1811, d. Jan. 19, 1891. 

3 Seymour 8 b. Jan. 1, 1818 in Sherburne, N.Y. 

4 Franklin 8 b. Aug. 19, 1820 in Sherburne, N.Y. 

5 Lafayette 8 b. Nov. 17, 1824 Columbus, Pa. 

6 Amy 8 b. Nov. 27, 1827. She d. Oct. 9, 1860. m. Jones Smith, he 
b. Jan. 8, 1823, d. Nov. 6, 1904. He m. 2nd Sarah J. Knowlton 1829-1884. 
Children: 

(1) Jennylind Smith 

(2) Lerra May Smith 

(3) Fremont Smith 

(4) Lincoln Smith 

7 Stephen S. 8 b. May 24, 1829 d. 1830 

8 Alfred D. 8 b. Feb. 8, 1831 

James 8 , Seymour 8 , Franklin 8 , Lafayette 8 , and Alfred D. 8 will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. Elijah 7 Curtiss (David, Samuel, David, Benjamin, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Nov. 15, 1778 
Huntington, Conn. He m. Rebecca Summers, dau. of Zachariah Summers. They removed to 
Waterville, township of Sangerfield, Oneida Co., N.Y. where he died Mar. 6, 1852. She d. there 
in Apr. 1850. They settled there in 1808 the year their first child was born. He was Walker 
Curtiss and the Goodrich Genealogy has this man confused with Lewis Walker Curtiss of Stratford, 
Conn., son of Philo 7 (Lewis, Henry, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth). 

1 Walker 8 b. 1808 m. June 13, 1834 Jane E. Goodrich. 

She b. Oct. 28, 1812 dau. of Asahel and Sarah J. (Austin) Goodrich. 

2 Nelson 8 b. 1809 was an imbecile. 

3 Sally 8 b. 1815 m. Walter White. 
Walker 8 Curtiss had by Jane Goodrich: 

1 Charles Howard 9 b. 1836 

2 William 9 b. ___ 1841 d.y. 

The 1855 census omits son William. Walker 8 d. 1876, his widow surviving him. 

Charles Howard 9 m. Sarah Ellen Sargent and they had no children. His probate record shows 

a second wife Adella Norton of Vernon, N.Y. 

Not in C.G. David 7 Curtiss (David, Samuel, David, Benjamin, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Nov. 26, 1789 
Trumbull, Conn. He came to Waterville, Oneida Co., N.Y. where his brother Elijah had settled 
and there m. Nov. 2, 1823 Sylvia Hall b. Mar. 29, 1800 at Brookfield, N.Y. They removed to 
Perington, Monroe Co., N.Y. where all their children were born. They removed after 1856 to 
Grass Lake, Michigan where he d. Apr. 25, 1869 and she Mar. 10, 1873 at Waterloo, Michigan. 
They had: 

, 30, 1824 d. Jan. 5, 1891 Jackson, Mich. 

17, 1826 d. July 12, 1828 

. 30, 1828 d. Sept. 11, 1830 

31, 1830 d. Nov. 13, 1875 Cedar, Mich. 

17, 1832 d. Aug. 4, 1900 Grass Lake, Mich. 

7, 1834 d. Sept. 1, 1896 Grass Lake, Mich. 

17, 1836 d. July 17, 1923 Grass Lake, Mich. 

16, 1839 d. Apr. 14, 1840 

7, 1843 d. July 29, 1911 Grass Lake, Mich, 

fire. 

John H. 8 , Harvey T. 8 , Chester B. 8 , Amos A. 8 will be considered later. 

162 



1 


John H. 8 


b. Aug. 


2 


Harvey 8 


b. Aug. 


3 


Angeline 8 


b. Mar 


4 


Harvey T. 8 


b. Jan. 


5 


Angeline 8 


b. Feb. 


6 


Chester B. 8 


b. Aug. 


7 


Amos A. 8 


b. Nov. 


8 


Benjamin F. 8 


b. Dec. 


9 


William H. 8 


b. Nov. 




He never married. 


Died in a 



Not in C.G. and conjectural Harvey-Curtiss (possibly son of David, Samuel, David, Benjamin, John. 
Widow Elizabeth) This man spelled his name Curtiss as all from Huntington, Conn, d.d as fur- 
as this compiler knows. He resided in Brookfield, Madison Co., N.Y. in 1800 census and had 
just married. With him was another male Curtiss born after 1774. Harvey was born In 177'. 
this census proves. The male b. after 1774 this compiler surmises was Elijah' b 1778 at 
Huntington who settled in 1807-8 in Waterville not far from Brookfield. Before 1810 Harvey 
moved to Bridgewater where the 1810 census shows him with four daughters b. 1800-1810. There 
is evidence that all four died in infancy. A deed recorded 1811 shows that Harvey's wife Eunice 
Haring Curtiss sold to Wm. Wilson part of a grant of land belonging to Simon Clark oi Hartford, 
Conn, deceased. Scott Cemetery (near Bridgewater) now destroyed, had Harvey Curtiss d Mai- 
31, 1821 ae. 46 (b. 1774) wife Eunice d. 1816 ae. 36 (b. 17801 Harvey Curtiss m. 2nd Melinda 

• she was appointed guardian Nov. 6, 1826 to all his children the oldest Emeline b. 

Sept. 27, 1812 was over 14 and could choose Melinda as guardian. The others all under 14 were 
Harvey, Jr., Eunice and Sophronia. Wm. P. Brown and Nathan Brown of Brookfield were bonded, 
and for Harvey, Jr., Joshua Morse of Paris, N.Y. was bonded with Melinda, indicating that Harvey, 
Jr. was her only child. 

Not in C.G. Lewis 7 Curtiss (Samuel, Samuel, David, Benjamin, John, Widow Elizabeth) bpt. Oct. 12, 

1784. St. Paul's Episcopal Church of Huntington states "Lewis son of Samuel." In 1904 a descen- 
dant, one Andrew Barnum Curtiss of Stepney, Conn, stated that Samuel Curtiss m. Hannah Sears 
but Christ Church of Unity, Conn, has that "Isaac Curtiss (brother of Samuel) m. Hannah Sears 
Nov. 1778." St. Paul's Episcopal Church of Huntington has: "Bpt. Feb. 4, 1776 Hannah and Sarah 
children of Isaac." From this it would appear that Hannah Sears was Isaac's 2nd wife. Andrew 

Barnum Curtiss stated that Curtiss and wife Hannah Sears had three children, Sally, 

Doremus and Lewis. This compiler has access to second-hand information only, but it was brought 
to his attention that in a book called "Biographical Record of Fairfield Co., Conn." on page 695 it 
is stated that Sally and Doremus were sister and brother to Samuel. The newspaper Christian In- 
telligencer of May 8, 1828 states that "Lewis Curtiss of Huntington died at the age of 52." In the 
almost complete absence of vital records of Huntington when this Lewis Curtiss was born in 1776, 
this compiler surmises that all three, Sally, Doremus and this Lewis who was not the ancestor 
of Andrew Barnum Curtiss, were brothers and sister to a Samuel Curtiss and all four children of 
Isaac 6 Curtiss. The Lewis Curtiss who was the ancestor of Andrew Barnum Curtiss seems to 
have been that Lewis Curtiss son of Samuel 6 baptized Oct. 12, 1784 as the record states. 

This Lewis Curtiss m. 1st Polly Piatt who died Jan. 4, 1831 ae. 44 so born 1787 as would be 
expected. Lewis Curtiss m. 2nd Mar. 6, 1833 Maria Piatt says Andrew Barnum Curtiss, but 
Southbury V.R. has "Lewis Curtiss" m. on this date Maria Harris. Perhaps she was a widow 
Harris born Piatt. Lewis Curtiss died in 1839. His will dated June 17, 1839 speaks of wife Maria 
and sons Lewis and Stiles his two youngest sons. Lewis died on Sept. 12, 1839. Maria d. July 30, 
1854 ae. 49 so b. 1805 and is buried Sandy Hook Cemetery at Newtown indicating that she probably 
was a Piatt. Children: 

1 Barnum 8 b. Jan. 31, 1807 

2 Mary* b. Oct. 6, 1808 m. Oct. 28, 1830 Jeremiah Northrup. 
She d. Jan. 2, 1832. He was b. Ridgefield, Conn. Mar. 7, 1801 son of Joseph and 
Rhumanna Northrup. He d. Brookfield, Conn. Aug. 5, 1853. Mary was his 2nd wife. 

3 Samantha 8 b. Aug. 27, 1813 m. Stiles Judson. Seymour, Conn, 
has a curious record. Stiles Johnson b. Derby, Conn. May 14, 1813 son of Rev. 
Jesse and Hepsibah (French) Johnson, m. Feb. 23, 1834 Samantha Curtiss, dau of 
Alfred and Mary Curtiss of Southbury. She d. Oct. 14, 1898 ae. 85. The record 
should read "Lewis and Mary (Polly) Curtiss," as Alfred was son of Lewis. 

No record. 
No record. 

d. Apr. 5, 1842 S. Britain Cemetery 

Not in C.G. Lyman' Curtiss (Nehemiah, Samuel, David, Benjamin John Widow ElizabetM b^ Apr. 6 
1795 Weston, Conn. m. Apr. 17, 1849 Polly Betsey Hawley dau of El , L. Hawley. He * Au*25 
1865. His will shows no children, mentions wife Polly, sister Lydia. C. G. states Lydia d. Mar. 
20, 1848 which is an error. 

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4 Alfred 8 

5 Lewis 8 


b. 
b. 


July 8, 1818 
Apr. 17, 1825 


By 2nd wife: 

6 Stiles 8 


b. 


Nov. 6, 1838 


Barnum 8 will be considered later. 







. Feb. 


3, 


1797 










. Mar. 


28 


, 1799 




d. 


Feb. 


1819 


• Aug. 




1802 




d. 


May 


7, 1803 


. Apr. 


H 


1804 










. Mar. 


6, 


1806 


posthui 


mo 


usly, 


m. Dennis Newell 



C.G. P. 79 James 7 Curtiss (Nathan, James, James, Benjamin, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. May 22, 1763 
Durham, Conn. He was killed in 1805 at Durham in the explosion of a powder plant. He m. Nov. 2, 
1791 Sarah Merrow b. Mar. 3, 1770, dau. of Elisha and Mary (Munsell) Merrow. She m. 2nd Gad 
Camp. She d. Feb. 7, 1859 at Moravia, Cayuga Co., N.Y. Gad Camp d. May 27, 1840. She had 
three children by him. Children: 

1 Emelia 8 b. Oct. 2, 1792 d. May 1884. m. 1st Bliss Forbush 
b. June 27, 1773 who d. Sept. 1824 son of Thomas and his 2nd w. Elizabeth (Flagg) 
Forbush. Bliss Forbush had m. 1st Mabel Phillips and had 7 children by her. He 
m. 2nd at Sempronius, Cayuga Co., N.Y. Apr. 25, 1819 Emelia 8 Curtiss who d. at 
Gowanda, N.Y. May 3, 1884. They had 4 children: 

(1) Lester Curtiss Forbush b. Jan. 27, 1820 m. Cynthia Prindle. 

(2) Dr. Bridgeman Guernsey Forbush b. Mar. 20, 1821. 
(3^ Catherine Merrow Forbush b. July 16, 1822. 

(4) Emelia Bliss Forbush b. Feb. 8, 1824. 

2 Maria 8 b. June 16, 1794 She m. Henry Merrow son of Elisha 
and Elizabeth (Jerome) Merrow. This Elisha Merrow was brother to Maria 8 Curtiss' 
mother Sarah Merrow. No record of children. He, Henry, d. at Flint, Mich. 

3 Edward Osman 8 

4 Nathan Lester 8 

5 James Munsell 8 

6 James Augustus 8 

7 Catherine Merrow 8 b. Mar. 6, 1806 posthumously, m. Dennis Newell. They had: 

(1) Elizabeth Newell 

(2) Harriet Newell 

Edward Osman 8 and James Augustus 8 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 124-5 Levi 7 Curtiss (Aaron, James, James, Benjamin, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Nov. 13, 

1767, m. Rachel Talcott dau. of Daniel Talcott. She b. 1774, d. Sept. 16, 1841 ae. 67. He d. 1830 
ae. 73. Children: 

1 Talcott 8 b. June 17, 1795 

2 Eliza 8 b. Aug. 11, 1797 d. Apr. 9, 1812 

3 Lavinia 8 b. Apr. 26, 1799 d. unm. Dec. 3, 1842 

4 Sarah 8 b. Apr. 17, 1801 d. June 18, 1802 

5 Levi Guernsey 8 b. Dec. 18, 1803 

6 Aaron Lester 8 b. May 6, 1809 

Talcott 8 , Levi Guernsey 8 and Aaron Lester 8 will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. Luther 7 Curtiss (Aaron, James, James, Benjamin, John, Widow Elizabeth). Census records 
place his birth in Granville, Mass. 1774-5. His grave in Evergreen Cemetery, Grand Blanc, Mich, 
reads: "Died Mar. 16, 1853 ae. 74-3-17" so born Nov. 29, 1778. Living descendants question his 
age at death as his wife survived him and probably was unable to find out his exact age. Neither 
date interferes with the birth dates of the other children of Aaron. Luther 7 named after his uncle 
Luther Griswold was bapt. June 30, 1782 and curiously two of his cousins were baptized on the 
same date causing confusion as to Luther's parentage. He m. Lois Miner b. 1781, d. Jan. 10, 

1859 ae. 78. dau. of Marvin and Elizabeth (Davis) Miner of W. Bloomfield, N.Y. Children: 

1 Amanda bp. 1803 r /m. Dewstoe, d.c. 1851 in Mich. 

2 Marvin Miner 8 bp. 1803 Gi>ant 

3 Lois 8 bp. 1805 d. 1825 

4 Elizabeth 8 b. Oct. 16, 1804 d. Nov. 24, 1881 Fairport, N.Y. 
m. at West Bloomfield, N.Y., Mar. 1830 Miles Adoniram Carter b. Dec. 27, 1804, 
d. Nov. 13, 1892 Fairport, N.Y. son of Adoniram and Pamelia (Griffin) Carter. 
They had: 

(1) Geo. Adoniram Carter 

(2) Cornelia Carter 

(3) Sophia Carter 

5 Richard 8 

6 Eben Bishop 8 

7 Luther Marvin 8 



164 



ter 


b. Jan. 8, 1831 




b. Nov. 1, 1833 




b. 1835 d. 1837 


bp. 


1806 d. July 1825 ae. 20 


bp. 


1817 No record. 


bp. 


1817 In 1870 he was a Congregational 


ntoi 


l Co., Iowa. No other record. 



8 Rosanna 8 bp. 1817 m. Charles Dewstoe, d. in Mich, 
about 1851. Note that her sister Amanda 8 also m. Dewstoe. 

9 Oliver Butrick 8 bp. 1817 d. Iie~~six Mar. 17, 1822 
Marvin Miner 8 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 125 Nathan 7 Curtiss (Aaron, James, James, Benjamin, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Aug. 22, 1776 
Granville, Mass., m. Sept. 9, 1804 Nancy Wadsworth. He d. Dec. 13, 1817 ae. 41. Her death not 
in V.R. Children: 

1 Marcia 8 b. July 10, 1805 m. Apr. 29, 1824 Israel Merrick 
Parsons b. July 12, 1802, son of Israel and Mary (Marvin) Parsons. They removed 
to Westfield, Mass. They had a dau. Laura Parsons. 

2 Frederick Griswold 8 b. May 11, 1807 No record. 

3 Elisha Mix 8 b. Apr. 7, 1810 

4 Charles Wadsworth 8 b. Dec. 30, 1811 

A letter in 1907 from John Lord Curtiss b. Dec. 15, 1848, single man of Charlestown, 
Mass. stated that his father was Patrick Boies Curtiss b. Nov. 28, 1815 Granville, 
Mass. He d. Nov. 15, 1886 at Boston, Mass. He m. in Charlestown, Mass. Caroline 
Louisa Lord, she b. June 25, 1827 and d. Apr. 25, 1853 in New York. John Lord Curtiss 
states that the mother of Patrick Boies Curtiss was a Wadsworth, and that he didn't 
know her husband's given name. 
Elisha Mix 8 and Charles Wadsworth 8 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 80 Samuel 7 Curtiss (Aaron, James, James, Benjamin, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. July 20, 1783 
Granville, Mass. m. Oct. 9, 1810 Sally Fairchild. He was killed in falling from a wagon Oct. 23, 
1851. Shortly after the widow, her sons and her dau. Orpha who had m. Brigham and had one son 
born Feb. 1847 in Granville, all removed to Ravenna, Ohio. Children: 

1 Saxton 8 b. 1811 

2 Anson 8 

3 James 8 

4 Lowell 8 

5 Elizur 8 

6 Alonzo 8 

7 Marietta 8 d. Monterey, Mass. 

8 Hannah Eliza 8 d. Oct. 25, 1839 ae. 15 in Granville 

9 Sarah 8 d. in New Jersey 
10 Orpha 8 m. Brigham 

There is no further record of this family. 

C.G. P. 80 Thaddeus 7 Curtiss b. Apr. 24, 1764 older brother of Samuel 7 . A Thaddeus Curtiss was in 
Ballston, Saratoga Co., N.Y. 1790 census 1-0-3 1800 and 1810 census. The 1800 says he was born 
1755-1764. The 1810 Census says he was born before 1765. There is no other Thaddeus Curtiss 
in any lineage this compiler has knowledge of that could be this man except Thaddeus of Granville. 
He had three daughters and two sons and after 1810 there is no further record. 

C.G. P. 125 Samuel 7 Curtiss (Abijah, John, James, Benjamin, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. July 13, 1787 
Durham, Conn. m. Oct. 3, 1810 Lucretia Brooks of Durham. She d. Medford, Minnesota Mar. 29, 
1869 ae. 83. He d. Nov. 21, 1846 Waterloo, Wis. They had 11 children, the first 7 born in Durham, 



Conn. 



1 John 8 b. Nov. 21, 1811 

2 Samuel Brooks 8 b. July 13, 1813 

3 Ann Elizabeth 8 b. May 11, 1815 m. Aug. 14, 1833 Sylvester Hawkins 
of Medina Ohio. She d. 1891. 

4 Phebe 8 b. Apr. 12, 1817 d. June 25, 1847. m. 1st Samuel C. 
Smith of Medina, Ohio Sept. 1, 1834 who d. Apr. 25, 1843. m. 2nd Newton Reed of 
Medina, Ohio May 1, 1845. 

5 Sarah 8 b. May 31, 1819 d. 1825 

6 Hannah Hall 8 b. Aug. 29, 1823 m. Aug. 29, 1843 Samuel S. Logan of 
Medina, Ohio. He d. 1893. She d. 1884. 

7 David 8 b. July 25, 1825 d. Nov. 4, 1837 

8 Ira Brooks 8 b. Jan. 15, 1827 in New York State, d. unm. June 4, 1858 



Sacramento, Calif. 



165 



9 James Francis 8 

10 Sarah 8 

of Medina, Ohio. 

11 Ichabod Francis 8 



b. Feb. 24, 1829 Medina, Ohio 
b. Jan. 3, 1832 Medina, Ohio 
She d. Dec. 6, 1863. 

b. Apr. 1, 1834 Medina, Ohio 



m. May 21, 1852 Walter D.Smith 



Lth 



C.G. 



John 8 , Samuel Brooks 8 , James Francis 8 and Ichabod Francis 8 will be considered later. 

P. 126 Ichabod 7 Curtiss (Abijah, John, James, Benjamin, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Apr. 3, 1792 
Durham, Conn., m. 1815 Selina Camp, dau. of Ezra and Anna (Coe) Camp of Durham. In 1820 
they removed to Riga, N.Y., then to Bergen, N.Y. and in 1833 to Kingsville, Ohio where he d. Jan. 
17, 1867. They had: 

T Phebe 8 b. Durham, Conn. 1816 d.y. 

2 Theodore 8 b. Durham, Conn. 1817 

3 Harriet 8 b. Riga, N.Y. m. E.C. Sheldon of Hartford, Conn. 
Removed to Cleveland, Ohio with her son after her husband died. 

4 Adelia 8 b. Bergen, N.Y. m. Henry Ward of Bergen, N.Y. 
She died at Bergen, N.Y. 

5 Mary Eliza 8 b. Bergen, N.Y. m. Sept. 3, 1838 John Danforth of 
N.Y. City. She d. in Owego, N.Y. Feb. 14, 1858. They had: 

(1) Arthur Curtiss Danforth b. Aug. 17, 1840 killed in Civil War. 

(2) Ella Cornelia Danforth b. 1846 m. Martin H. Wilckens 

6 Carlos E. 8 b. 

7 Elmira 8 b. m. Elihu Hosford of Vt. 



He d. 



9 
10 
11 

12 



Elmira 8 
Chicago, 111. 
Clara 8 
in 1857. 
Susan 8 
Elihu 8 
Elihu 8 
Feb. 11 



b. 
at Romeo 
b. 
b. 
b. 



Resided in 



1831 m. 1st W. E. Bonta of Owego, N.Y. 

She m. 2nd George Adair. Resided in Bowen, 111. 

1833 d.y. 

1834 d.y. 
m. 1862 Helen Gerrish. He d. 



Mich. 

Kingsville, Ohio, 
Kingsville, Ohio, 
Kingsville, Ohio June 1835 



1892. 



1837 



James Francis 8 b. 

Ind. He d. in Petoskey, Mich, in 1875. 
two sons, given names not known. 
Theodore 8 and Carlos E. 8 will be considered later. 



m. 1866 Lucile Sherwood of Elkhart, 
They resided in Marysville, Wash. They had 



Not in C.G. Ebenezer 7 Curtiss (Ebenezer, David, James, Benjamin, John, Widow Elizabeth) b.c. 1796 
W. Bloomfield, N.Y., m. Apr. 22, 1818 Eliza French. Children: 

1 James 8 

2 Ellen 8 

3 Adelia 8 

4 Susan 8 

5 William 8 b. d. 1842 at Linden, N.Y. 

C.G. P. 126 Charles 7 Curtiss (David, David, James, Benjamin, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Feb. 16, 

1772 Durham, Conn. m. Sept. 18, 1794 Lucy Barnes b. Sept. 12, 1772, d. Mar. 27, 1845 dau. of 
Benjamin and Mary (Coe) Barnes. He d. Charlestown, Ohio Apr. 25, 1813 where he removed in 
1807. Children: 

m. Oct. 27, 1816 Leverett Norton. 



m. 1st June 5, 1826 Houser Austin, 
m. 2nd Alva Hart 

d.y. 

m. Sept. 21, 1825 Charles G. Austin. 

m. Mar. 7, 1833 Alpheus Dickinson, 
m. June 10, 1837 Ammi M. Nichols. 



1 


Polly 8 

She d. Dec. 21, 1885. 


b. 


Oct. 14, 


1795 


2 


Chauncey Baker 8 


b. 


Sept. 4, 


1797 


3 


Lucretia Sackett 8 


b. 


May 20, 


1799 


4 


Charles Lewis 8 


b. 


July 31, 


1801 


5 


Dennis Barnes 8 


b. 


July 31, 


1803 


6 


Harriet 8 

She d. July 19, 1845. 


b. 


Apr. 15, 


1805 


7 


Anna Maria 8 

She d. Jan. 19, 1864. 


b. 


July 11, 


1807 


8 


Wm. Henry 8 


b. 


Mar. 29 


, 1809 


9 


Lucy Ann 8 


b. 


Oct. 20, 


1811 



She d. Aug. 11, 1877. No children. 



165 



Chauncey Baker 8 , Charles Lewis 8 and Wm. Henry 8 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 81 Lucius Curtiss in C.G. but his given name in Granville, Mass. V.R. is Linus. (David, David 
James, Benjamin, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Nov. 21, 1773 Granville, Mass., m. 1794 Margaret 
("Peggy") Peck dau. of Nathaniel and his 2nd w. Hannah (Moore) Peck. She d. Charlestown Ohio 
1833. Children all born Granville, Mass. 

1 Olive 8 b. Mar. 12, 1795 d. unm. 

2 Joel Baker 8 b. June 21, 1797 

3 Melissa 8 b. Oct. 12, 1799 d. unm. 

4 Harris Peck 8 b. Oct. 6, 1801 m. Olive Skinner 

5 Prudence 8 b. Mar. 5, 1804 m. Homer Campbell 

6 David Saxton 8 b. Feb. 15, 1807 

There is no further record of this family, but perhaps ii could be found in Charlestown, 
Portage Co., Ohio. 

C.G. P. 81 Jonas 7 Curtiss (Edmund, Jonas, Jonathan, Jonathan, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. Mar. 14, 
1753 Stratford, Conn. He is said to have been a soldier in the Revolution but this compiler is un- 
able to find his record. The 1790 census gives him 1-0-1 evidently just married. In 1803 he and 
his brothers John 7 and Edmund 7 were residing in Rhinebeck, Dutchess Co., N.Y. proved by a land 
record dated June 11, 1803. Ulster Co., N.Y. has the following record: Jonas and Mary (Hall) 
Curtiss had a son Wilson H. Curtiss b. Dec. 20, 1804 who m. Apr. 8, 1826 Jannetze Burhans b. 
May 17, 1804 dau. of Benjamin and Mary (Burhans) Burhans of Sing Sing, N.Y. They had: 

1 Benjamin Curtiss b. July 14, 1829 

2 Henry B. Curtiss b. Sept. 17, 1831 

3 John W. Curtiss b. 1836 d. 1856 

1 Benjamin m. Mar. 15, 1855 Elizabeth LaCoste b. Mar. 15, 1833 dau. of David and 
Sophie (Gling) LaCoste and had: 

1 Nelson W. Curtiss b. Jan. 24, 1854 

2 Charles H. Curtiss b. June 28, 1855 who m. Jane Vanderbilt b. May 19, 1859 dau. 
of Aaron and Margaret (Riggains) Vanderbilt and had Benjamin F. Curtiss b. 
Sept. 23, 1877. Resided at Scarboro, N.Y. 

3 Jane A. Curtiss b. Aug. 31, 1865 

2 Henry B. Curtiss above m. Aug. 1852 Jane A. Mason, b. Apr. 16, 1832 dau. of Rev. 
Thomas and Mary W. (Morgan) Mason. Resided in N.Y. City. They had: 

1 Henry N. Curtiss b. Nov. 20, 1853, m. Nov. 20, 1877 Fanny E. Lounsbury 
b. 1854 d. Oct. 23, 1879 at Sing Sing, N.Y. dau. of Rev. Henry and Antoinette 
(Thompson) Lounsbury and had Mabel Park Curtiss b. June 24, 1879. 

2 Frank M. Curtiss b. Nov. 4, 1859 

Whether the above Curtisses are descendants of Jonas Curtiss b. 1753 is not known. 
C.G. P. 81 John 7 Curtiss b. Oct. 14, 1758 (brother of Jonas 7 ) m. 1st at Trumbull, Conn. Dec. 9, 
1779 Eunice Summers dau. of John Summers. She d. at Rhinebeck, N.Y. June 26, 1804 
ae. 43. He m. 2nd Mrs. Anna Shultz widow of John Shultz and dau. of Benjamin and Sarah 
(Burhans) Van Steenberg. She had m. 1st Dec. 22, 1786 John Shultz who d. June 7, 1801. She 
d. Jan. 12, 1814. John 7 Curtiss d. Jan. 9, 1814 both of a malignant fever. Buried Baptist 
Burying Ground Barrytown, (Poughkeepsie) N.Y. 
Children by 1st wife: 

1 Levi 8 b. d. of yellow fever in New Orleans, 
La. unmarried. 

2 Summers 8 b. He settled on his father's Rev. War 

500 acre grant in Tioga Co. Now Chemung Co. N.Y. He married twice and had two 
sons and three daughters. 

3 Phebe 8 b. m. Haynes 

4 LeGrande 8 b. Nov. 15, 1796 Trumbull, Conn. 
Children by 2nd wife: 

5 Eunice 8 b. Apr. 1, 1806 d. Sept. 17, 1825 

6 Edmund 8 b. Feb. 22, 1808 
LeGrande 8 and Edmund 8 will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. Edmund 7 Curtiss (Edmund, Jonas, Jonathan, Jonathan, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. June 
14, 1755 Trumbull, Conn., m. May 18, 1777 Abigail Turney, in Christ Church, Unity, Conn. They 

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lived on his father's farm at Red Hoek, N.Y. on Hudson River and after his father's death there on 
Aug. 8, 1808 Edmund 7 Jr. advertised in Jan. 3, 1810 Hartford "Courant" This farm for sale. His 
death and that of his wife are not of record. They had: 



1 


Anson 8 


bp. Sept. 2, 1783 No record. 


2 


Munson 8 


b. Mar. 14, 1783 


3 


David 8 


b. July 23, 1784 No record. 


4 


William 8 


bp. Mar. 1786 (Orcutt) No record, 


5 


A son 


bp. May 29, 1787 


6 


Sally 8 


b. July 1791 (Orcutt) No record 



There is no record of any of these except Munson 8 whose grave in Hughsonville 
Cemetery Dutchess Co., N.Y. reads: "Munson Curtiss d. Oct. 28, 1854 ae. 71-7-14." 
Perhaps it was his daughter Nancy who m. John R. Meyer. She d. Nov. 19, 1867 ae. 54. 
(b. 1813) same cemetery. Of the other four sons of Edmund 6 Curtiss, Butler 7 , William 7 , 
Daniel 7 , and Elijah 7 there is no record. The son bp. May 29, 1787 may have been 
Edmund 8 as St. Luke's Mattewan Cemetery near Fishkill, N.Y. has "Elizabeth w. of 
Edmund Curtiss d. Mar. 2, 1850 ae. 59 (b. 1791) Wm. Henry Curtiss, their son, d. Sept. 
14, 1852 ae. 25. Grandma Curtiss 1810-1900". Possibly a second wife. 

Not in C.G. Eden 7 Curtiss (Edmund, Jonas, Jonathan, Jonathan, William, Widow Elizabeth) bp. Jan. 3, 
1762 Trumbull, Conn. He and his brother Edmund 7 and Silas Whitney all of Fairfield, Conn, buy 
land in Rhinebeck in town of Southeast of Benjamin Pelton recorded in 1797 but probably of an 
earlier date for in Dutchess Deeds (12-102 recorded 1793 Edmund Curtiss of Conn., merchant, 
and William Dusenbury and Dr. Rowland Bailey all of Frederickstown, Dutchess Co. sell land to 
Sarah Boyd relict of Ebenezer Boyd, witnessed by Elijah Townsend and Philip Boyd; and Dutchess 
Deeds (13-235) Edmund Curtiss, Jr. of Stratford, Conn, sells land to Elijah Townsend, witnessed 
by Silas Whitney and Eden Curtiss and recorded 1795. 

Stratford, Conn, land record Nov. 6, 1799 Eden Curtiss of Frederickstown, Dutchess Co., N.Y. 
together with Edmund and John Curtiss and Elizabeth Clifford acquire land in Newfield, Tompkins 
Co., N.Y. Edmund 8 son of John 7 dwelt there in 1834. The 1800 census of the township of Frederick 
gives Eden Curtiss and wife both b. 1755-1774, and one son b. 1790-1800. 

The Baptist Cemetery at Carmel, N.Y. has "Dorcas, wife of Eden Curtiss died Jan. 26, 1826 
ae. 55" so b. 1771. There is no further record of Eden 7 Curtiss. 

C.G. P. 81 Philo 7 Curtiss (Timothy, Jonathan, Jonathan, Jonathan, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. . 



His father's will dated 1801 at Huntington mentions all his children except Philo 7 who probably 
d. before 1801 unless his father provided for him while living. There is a record of Monroe, 
Conn, reading: "Philo Curtiss married Jan. 4, 1824 Bertha W. Lattin of Monroe." This may be 
this Philo as his family came from Monroe. 

His brother Ezra 7 d. unmarried in 1827. 

His brother William 7 no record. 

His brother David 7 b. July 16, 1781 was a blacksmith in Monroe. He m. in 1802 Phebe 
Hawley b. Feb. 12, 1785 dau. of Abel and Sarah (Nichols) Hawley. She d. Feb. 11, 1856 buried in 
Tashua Cemetery, Stepney Depot, Conn, beside her parents. He d. Apr. 16, 1835 buried Cutler's 
Farm Cemetery, Monroe, Conn. They had: 

1 Abel Hawley 8 b. Aug. 18, 1803 

2 Charles 8 b. Mar. 5, 1805 

3 Harriet 8 twin of Charles 8 m. Feb. 26, 1830 Willis Turney b. Fairfield, Conn. 
Jan. 21, 1803 son of Elijah and Eunice (Thorp) Turney. She d. Stepney Depot Apr. 

27, 1859. He d. Stepney Depot June 30, 1879. They had: 

(1) Sylvia Turney 

(2) Elijah Turney 

(3) Burr Turney 

(4) Laura A. Turney 

(5) John Turney 

(6) Henrietta Curtiss Turney b. June 16, 1842 who sent the record. 

4 Henry 8 d. unm. in Sumter, S.C. 

5 Philander 8 d. unm. in Clark Co. Kansas 

6 George 8 d. Jackson, Miss, leaving a son 



b. 


Dec. 


18, 1831 


b. 


Nov. 


26, 1833 


b. 


Dec. 


18, 1834 


b. 


Aug. 


1, 1837 


b. 


Apr. 
rney 


6, 1840 
b. June 16 



Horace 9 of Columbus, Miss. 



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1 Orville 8 


b. Mar. 24, 1810 


2 Peninah 8 


b. Aug. 10, 1811 


Harvey Eggleston. 


She d. there Nov. 3, 


3 Elizabeth 8 


b. Mar. 12, 1814 



7 Orville 8 b. Dec. 1818 

8 Horace 8 b. ~ 1816 d. Feb. 26, 1849 ae. 33. unm. 

9 Comfort 8 b. Jan. 22, 1820 m. Nov. 1, 1849 at Stratford, Victor 
Magne. He b. 1810 Bordeaux, France, d. 1881 Hoboken, N.J. She had no chil- 
dren but was living in 1912 in New York City and sent the record. 

Abel Hawley 8 , Charles 8 and Orville 8 will be considered later. 

Josiah 7 , brother of David 7 , will be found on page 416. 
Not in C.G. Sherman 7 Curtiss (Jonathan, Jonathan, Jonathan, Jonathan, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. 
Sept. 21, 1778 m. Jan. 12, 1809 Polly (Mary) Crane, b. Nov. 27, 1786, d. Aug. 15, 1872 dau. of 
Timothy and Esther (Bruen) Crane. He d. May 5, 1853 ae. 75. They had: 

m. Nov. 1850 in Litchfield, Mich. 
1892. No children. 

m. Apr. 4, 1833 at Ballston, N.Y. 
Horton Mann b. Mar. 29, 1812 d. 1865 son of Rodolphus and Lydia (Horton) Mann. 
She d. Litchfield, Mich. Mar. 25, 1886. They had: 

(1) Mary Mann b. May 8, 1834 d. July 26, 1834 

(2) Mary Elizabeth Mann b. Dec. 12, 1835 d. Oct. 20, 1851 

(3) Mercia Peninah Mann b. Nov. 25, 1843 m. Edwin Eggleston. 

4 Mary 8 b. Oct. 9, 1816 d. unm. Nov. 15, 1885 ae. 69. Burnt 
Hills Episcopal Cemetery. 

5 Sarah 8 b. Jan. 8, 1821 m. Dec. 19, 1843, Gad Smith who d. 
1894. She d. May 26, 1893. Children: 

(1) Margaret Smith b. Jan. 31, 1845 d. Sept. 11, 1851 

(2) Elizabeth Smith b. May 7, 1847 d. unm. 

(3) Belinda E. Smith b. Jan. 1, 1853 d. unm. 

(4) Sheldon D. Smith b. Apr. 3, 1854 Single in 1903 

6 Esther 8 b. Dec. 2, 1823 m. Lyman Moon Baldwin of Litchfield, 
Mich. He m. 2nd Theresa Merrick and had (Dr.) Zell Lyman Baldwin, who m. 
Harriet Maria 9 Curtiss dau. of Esther's brother Albert Sherman 8 Curtiss. 

7 Albert Sherman 8 b. Oct. 5, 1826 
Orville 8 and Albert Sherman 8 will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. Joel 7 Curtiss, brother of Sherman 7 , b. 1780 died unmarried Oct. 6, 1802. 

Not in C.G. Isaac Henry 7 Curtiss (Jonathan, Jonathan, Jonathan, Jonathan, William, Widow Elizabeth) 
b. Oct. 29, 1782, m. Oct. 7, 1822 Lydia Booth, b. Apr. 18, 1787, d. May 17, 1834 at Ballston, 
N.Y., dau. of Nathaniel and Martha (Hinman) Booth. He d. July 17, 1861. They had: 

1 Booth Nathaniel 8 b. Nov. 29, 1823 

2 Henry Isaac 8 b. Sept. 6, 1825 

3 Martha 8 b. Aug. 16, 1827 m. Oct. 3, 1849 Daniel Edwin Larkin 
of Ballston, N.Y. He b. Jan. 29, 1826, d. July 22, 1863. She d. Apr. 8, 1890. They 
had: 

(1) Lydia Martha Larkin b. Mar. 10, 1851 

(2) Edwin Harvey Larkin b. May 9, 1853 

(3) Mary Antoinette Larkin b. July 5, 1856 

(4) Alva Stephen Larkin b. Sept. 6, 1858 

(5) Rosa Lucy Larkin d.y. 

(6) Anna Lane Larkin d.y. 

None of these Larkins ever married. 
Booth Nathaniel 8 and Henry Isaac 8 will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. Jonathan 7 Curtiss (Jonathan, Jonathan, Jonathan, Jonathan, William, Widow Elizabeth) 

b. 1785 m.c. 1810 Ruth Sears b. 1788, dau. of Enoch H. and (Smith) Sears. She d. 

Feb. 4, 1864 ae. 76. He d. Jan. 5, 1853 ae. 68. Buried Episcopal Cemetery, Burnt Hills, N.Y. 
Children: 

1 Thomas Smith 8 b. 1812 

2 Caroline R. 8 b. 1816 d. Aug. 31, 1835 ae. 19 

Thomas Smith 8 will be considered later. 

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Not in C.G. Hinman 7 Curtiss (Jonathan, Jonathan, Jonathan, Jonathan, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. 

Sept. 5, 1799 only half-brother of the other children of Jonathan 8 Curtiss, d. Jan. 26, 1862 ae. 62. 

He m. Mary Budell. She b. Oct. 18, 1799 and d. Sept. 11, 1884. They adopted a dau. Anna P. who 

d. May 9, 1863 ae. 18. There is no record of any other children but on his lot is buried Delia, dau. 

of Curtiss and Sarah C. Beadle. This suggests that Hinman's wife may have been a Beadle whose 

name may have been formerly Budel with an umlaut on the first vowel. 

• j / 

Not in C.G. Abijah Nichols 7 Curtiss (Andrew, Jonathan, Jonathan, Jonathan, William, Widow Elizabeth) 

b. June 27, 1791 Huntington, Conn. He d. Feb. 14, 1865. He m. 1st Feb. 18, 1813 Naomi Smith. 
She b. Feb. 13, 1788 and d. May 22, 1848 and he m. 2nd Dec. 29, 1849 Eunice Barrus. She is 
buried in the Chase Cemetery in Onondaga Co. near the Oswego River on the Oswego Co. line. Her 
stone is on the Mogg lot and reads: "Eunice Barrus wife of Abijah N. Curtiss born in the town of 
Onondaga Feb. 5, 1802 and died at Lysander, N.Y. Oct. 24, 1886." Children all by 1st w. were: 

1 William Smith 8 b. 1815 

2 Phebe Ann 8 b. Sept. 20, 1817 d. Apr. 9, 1844 unm. 

3 Rosetta 8 b. Dec. 26, 1820 d. July 24, 1844, m. Samuel Taylor 

4 Andrew 8 b. Nov. 8, 1822 

5 Charlotte 8 b. Aug. 29, 1825 d. Apr. 6, 1868, she m. 1st Dec. 10, 
1843 Edward J. Bancker who d. July 4, 1856 ae. 33 and she m. 2nd as his 3rd wife 
her cousin Asa Waterman Curtiss. 

6 Anson N. 8 b. May 1, 1828 d. Aug. 11, 1849 
William Smith 8 and Andrew 8 will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. Elisha 7 Curtiss (Andrew, Jonathan, Jonathan, Jonathan, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. July 
13, 1793 Huntington, Conn. He m. 1st Jan. 10, 1816 Elizabeth Waterman b. Sept. 27, 1793 in 
Florida township, Montgomery Co., N.Y. d. Aug. 22, 1829, dau. of Asa and Abigail (Locy) Water- 
man. He m. 2nd Aug. 12, 1830 her sister Belinda Waterman b. Ballston, N.Y. Oct. 4, 1801 and 
d. Aug. 13, 1884. He d. Feb. 12, 1881. Children: 

16 

m. Nov. 3, 1845 Silas W. Lindley. 

He was killed for his money on the 
Isthmus of Panama Mar. 3, 1849 in the California gold rush. 
5 Elizabeth Abigail 8 b. Nov. 26, 1823 m. Sept. 15, 1855 Asa Hollester. He 

b. Mar. 27, 1819. d. Apr. 26, 1887, son of Solomon D. and Zilpha (Cady) Hollester. 
Their two children Angeline and Zilpha d.y. 
Asa Waterman 8 and Frederick 8 will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. Luzon 7 Curtiss (Andrew, Jonathan, Jonathan, Jonathan, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. Sept. 
21, 1795 Ballston Center, N.Y. d. at Philadelphia, Jefferson Cc, N.Y. Apr. 26, 1863. He was in 
1812 War. He m. 1st Sept. 23, 1818 Clarissa Briggs b. Sept. 1, 1802 d. July 26, 1819 and her 
only child Clarissa 8 b. May 5, 1819 d. Sept. 13, 1819. He m. 2nd Jan. 13, 1820 Susan Mosher 
b. Oct. 13, 1801 dau. of Robert and Susanna (Briggs) Mosher. She d. Aug. 19, 1829 and he m. 3rd 
July 8, 1830 Henrietta Caroline Danforth b. Dec. 12, 1806 d. Apr. 2, 1894 dau. of Francis and 
Eunice (Warren) Danforth. Children by 2nd wife: 

1 Henry Luzon 8 b. Nov. 13, 1820 

2 Reuben Smith 8 b. Nov. 5, 1822 

3 Clarissa 8 b. Oct. 30, 1824 m. Jan. 22, 1845 at Ballston, N.Y. 
Orramel Cook b. Apr. 26, 1821 at Charlton, N.Y. d. Nov. 1, 1887 Whitewater, Wis. 
son of Zebulon and Margaret (Tappen) Cook. She d. Denver, Colorado Mar. 28, 1910. 
They had: 

(1) Emma Clare Cook b. June 21, 1849 m. Edward Morey 

(2) Francis Eben Cook b. Nov. 23, 1850 d. 1852 

(3) Willard Oramel Cook b. Oct. 30, 1852 

(4) Margaret Susan Cook b. Nov. 13, 1859 m. Arthur P. Wright 

(5) Frank Henry Cook b. Apr. 14, 1864 m. Jessie H. Thayer 

4 Luzon 8 b. Dec. 12, 1826 Drowned Aug. 16, 1854 in Sacramento 
River, Calif. 

5 Sydney 8 b. May 21, 1829 d. Aug. 31, 1829 

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1 


Asa Waterman 8 


b. 


Oct. 12, 1816 


2 


Angeline 8 

She d. Feb. 20, 1861 


b. 


Mar. 8, 1818 


3 


Frederick 8 


b. 


Dec. 6, 1819 


4 


Elisha Locy 8 


b. 


Jan. 3, 1822 



Children by 3rd wife: 

6 Francis Danforth 8 b. May 15, 1831 

7 Susan Martha 8 b. Nov. 13, 1832 in Ballston, N.Y. d. Charlton, N.Y. Jan. 25, 
1903. m. there Oct. 5, 1858 James Thomas Sweetman b. there Jan. 4, 1834, son of 
John Angle and Ann (DeRemer) Sweetman. They had: 

(1) Dr. James Thomas Sweetman b. June 22, 1862, Philadelphia, N.Y. 

(2) Sarah Kirby Sweetman b. May 7, 1865, Philadelphia, N.Y. 

8 Andrew Jackson 8 b. Nov. 18, 1834 

9 William Warren 8 b. May 8, 1844 

10 Edna Antoinette 8 b. Mar. 7, 1849 m. Mar. 17, 1878 George R. Donnan, 

an attorney of Troy, N. Y. He b. Galway, N.Y. Sept. 26, 1845 son of James and Ann 
(Chalmers) Donnan. They had: 

(1) George Wm. Donnan b. Mar. 19, 1879, Troy, N.Y. 

(2) Rev. Raymond Curtiss Donnan b. June 5, 1881, Troy, N.Y. 

(3) Edna Chalmers Donnan b. Sept. 30, 1886, Troy, N.Y. 

(4) James Warren Donnan b. Dec. 31, 1888, Troy, N.Y. 

Not in C.G. Andrew 7 Curtiss (Andrew, Jonathan, Jonathan, Jonathan, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. Mar. 28, 
1798 m. Pauline Lyon Feb. 20, 1820. He d. June 13, 1822 and she m. 2nd Lewis Miller. 
Children: 

1 Mary 8 Probably d.y. 

2 Alfred A. 8 b. Apr. 11, 1821 No record. 

Henry Luzon 8 , Reuben Smith 8 , Francis Danforth 8 , Andrew Jackson 8 and William Warren 8 will be 
considered later. 

Not in C.G. Joseph 7 Curtiss b. Mar. 21, 1781 Stratford, N.H. (James, Stephen, Jonathan, Jonathan, 
William, Widow Elizabeth). No record. 

Not in C.G. Nathan 7 Curtiss, brother of Joseph 7 . Removed to Georgia. No record. 

Not in C.G. David 7 Curtiss, brother of Joseph 7 , b. July 15, 1790 Stratford, N.H., m. Hannah Taylor. 

They had: 1 Mary 8 b. m. Oct. 18, 1838 Calvin Perkins of 

Guildhall, Vt. Removed to Michigan. 

2 Eliza 8 b. m. Philander N. Blodgett. They had: 

(1) Lanader Blodgett b. 1829 m. Lydia Holbrook 

(2) Albert Blodgett b. 1838 m. Roxana McCollester 

(3) Mortimer Blodgett b. Mar. 3, 1837 m. Martha Cross 

(4) Nahum Blodgett b. 1835 m. Augusta Banfield 

(5) B. Franklin Blodgett b. May 29, 1841 

(6) Mary Blodgett b. July 26, 1849 

(7) Fred Blodgett b. Oct. 16, 1831 

3 Elvira N. 8 b. m. Asa Hatch. They had: 

(1) Addie Hatch m. Volney French 

(2) Henry A. Hatch m. Ella Ehle 

(3) Wm. C. Hatch m. Mary Bridge 
(4^ Dewer B. Hatch m. Alice Cole 

(5) Canning H. Hatch m. Jennie Rich 

(6) Ada C. Hatch m. Dr. Frank A. Colby 

(7) Fred H. Hatch 

4 Laura 8 b. m. Rider 

5 Viana 8 b. m. George Hatch. Viana 8 had by 

George Hatch: 

(1) Charles Hatch 

(2) Susan Hatch m. Chas. Ray 

(3) Horace Hatch m. Hannah Fling 

(4) Mary Hatch m. Bennett 

6 William 8 b. m. Feb. 9, 1843 Hannah Pearson. 

Removed to Haverhill, N.H. No further record. 

Not in C.G. Lewis 7 Curtiss (William, Stephen, Jonathan, Jonathan, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. June 5, 
1783 Stratford, Conn., m.c. 1802 Patience Chase of Rhode Island. She b. May 31, 1788 d. Jan. 11, 

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1859. He hanged himself May 12, 1860. They had: 



i 


Rebecca 8 




b. June 9, 1804 d. Oct. 25, 1874 


2 


Lewis 8 




b. Apr. 23, 1806 


3 


Levi 8 




b. Apr. 23, 1808 Went west. 


4 


Hannah 8 




b. Mar. 10, 1810 m. Branch Brown b 




son of Isaac and Nancy (Gile) Brown. He d. Oct. 20, 1895. Children 




(1) Evaline 


Brown 


b. m. A. T. Perham 




(2) Marina 


Larnard B 


rown b. m. Lowell Simonds 



July 29, 1807, 



(3) Ellen Brown d. ae. 18 

(4) Gould Brown 

(5) Montezuma Brown d. ae. 23 

(6) Samuel Brown b. Mar. 2, 1840 

(7) Adaline Brown d. ae. 19 

(8) Andromeda Brown d. ae. 16 



m. Mary E. Kimball 



Not in C.G. Thomas 7 Curtiss (Wm., Stephen, Jonathan, Jonathan, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. Sept. 4, 

1790 (1789 in bible) m. Sally Dustin b. 1790 d. Jan. 6, 1863. He d. May 3, 1868. Children: 

1 Mary Ann 8 b. Mar. 6, 1817 m. George Washington Hinman 

b. Apr. 4, 1816 son of Joseph and Diana (Blodgett) Hinman. He d. Apr. 19, 1903. 
She d. Dec. 14, 1900. They had: 

(1) George Washington Hinman, Jr. b. Jan. 30, 1840 

(2) Mary Hinman b. Nov. 24, 1841 m. Fred Norcott 

(3) Charles Hinman b. June 29, 1844 m. Fanny Hill 

(4) Emma Hinman b. Oct. 3, 1846 m. Thomas Sweetzer 



(5) Annie Rosetta Hinman 

(6) Fred Albert Hinman 
(7^ Hattie Maria Hinman 
Emily 8 b. 



i b. 


July 


1, 


1849 




b. 


Nov. 


6, 


1855 


m 


b. 


Jan. 


2, 


1858 


m 



Abbie Larrabee 

Abram Bryant 

m. James Mahurin son of Ephraim H. 



1814 



m. 



Samuel Clark Brown. He b. Feb. 
and Judith (Smith) Brown. She d. 1889. He d. 1872. 



and Rebecca (Bundy) Mahurin. They had: 

(1) Belle M. Mahurin m. Adelbert F. Baker 

(2) Ettie Mahurin m. Henry B. Turner 

(3) Katie Mahurin m. George T. Albro 

(4) Clara Mahurin m. Chas D. Washburn. They removed to Spring Valley, Minn. 
Sophia 8 b. 
18, 1811 son of Samuel F 
They had: 

(1) Samuel F. Brown b. 1840 

(2) Martha J. Brown b . 1842 

(3) Wm. Riley Brown b. 1844 

(4) Persis Brown b. 1846 

(5) Cora E. Brown b. 1862 
Francis 8 b. Nov. 

Willard 8 b. 

Freeman 8 b. 



m. Margaret Stanley 
m. Albert Rich 
m. Ella Bishop 
m. Henry C. Mclntyre 
m. Dewer Rich 
3, 1826 
1827 
1830 



Francis 8 , Willard 8 and Freeman 8 will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. William 7 Curtiss (William, Stephen, Jonathan, Jonathan, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. Jan. 
6, 1792 Stratford, N.H., m. Sept. 19, 1819 Emily Johnson. They had no children. 

Not in C.G. Robert 7 Curtiss, brother of William 7 Curtiss b. July 30, 1795 Stratford, N.H. d. before 

1850. m. 1st Aug. 20, 1821 Nancy Cutler, m. 2nd Mehitable who m. 2nd Robert Pike. 

Children: 

1 Myron 8 b. Dec. 15, 1821 

2 Edward Henry 8 b. Sept. 1, 1823 

Not in C.G. Grant 7 Curtiss (brother of William 7 Curtiss) b. 1802 Stratford, N.H., m. June 2, 1828 
Harriet Martin of Rumney, N.H. 

Not in C.G. Eri 7 Curtiss (Aaron, Stephen, Jonathan, Jonathan, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. Dec. 8, 
1800 Stratford, N.H., m. Nancy A. Lucas widow of Antipas Marshall, Jr. His brother James 7 
m. Cordelia b. 1814 dau. of Antipas and Nancy (Lucas) Marshall. Nancy Lucas b. Jan. 1, 1797 



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d. Nov. 1, 1872. Eri Curtiss d. FeB. 

1 James Harvey 8 b. 

2 Martha Jane 8 b. 



26, 1875. Children: 
Dec. 9, 1834 
May 24, 1838 



m. Dennis Boyle. 



Not in C.G. James Harvey 8 Curtiss (Eri, 
b. Dec. 9, 1834 Stratford, N.H., m 
5, 1836 dau. of Heath and Fanny P. Flanders 
tured. She was an invalid. 



She d. Mar. 26, 1903 

Aaron, Stephen, Jonathan, Jonathan, William, Widow Elizabeth) 
Mar. 29, 1860 at Stewartstown, N.H. Caroline Flanders b. June 
She d. Feb. 12, 1897. They had no children who ma- 



Not in C.G. James 7 Curtiss (Aaron, Stephen, Jonathan, Jonathan, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. July 12, 
1805 Stratford, N.H., m. 1st Cordelia Marshall b. 1814 d. 1849 dau. of Antipas and Nancy (Lucas) 
m. 2nd Diana Dennis b. Aug. 12, 1827. She d. Apr. 7, 1911. He d. Aug. 27, 1889. 



Marshall. 
Children: 



By 1st wife: 

1 Harriette A. 8 
in 1856. He b. Aug. 

(1) Emma C. Dennis 

(2) Albert J. Dennis 

(3) Cora B. Dennis 

2 Albert 8 

3 Antipas Herbert 8 

4 Mary E. 8 
son of Abner and Susanna (Bradley) Day 
had: 
(1) Ernest L. Day b. July 1, 

5 Clara 8 b. Sept. 7 
He d. July 29, 1909. They had: 
(1) Mary Augustine Kennedy 

Children: By 2nd wife: 



b. Jan. 20, 1839 
4, 1836, d. Dec. 10 
b. Apr. 3, 1857 
b. May 8, 1859 
b. Oct. 16, 1862 
b. May 1, 1841 
b. Nov. 14, 1844 
b. Sept. 7, 1848 



1866, m. Henry Dennis 



d. Oct. 10, 
1881. They had: 

d. Sept. 27, 1882 
m. Schultz 



d. June 17, 1895, m. Nahum D. Day 
Apr. 1827 d. Nov. 7, 1905. They 



1874 
, 1848 



m. Lilla Nason. 

m. Fred M. 



Kennedy Apr. 17, 1882. 



m. Jesse R. Smith 



6 Charles Henry 8 

7 Ella 8 

8 Dan 8 

9 Edgar 8 
10 Sadie 8 



b. Dec. 
b. Feb. 
b. Dec. 

b 

b 



7, 1852 
15, 1855 
5, 1858 
Dec. 15, 1862 
Apr. 13, 1866 



d. Dec. 15, 1898 

d. Feb. 26, 1921 

Killed by falling tree Jan. 27, 1884 

m. 1882 Dewer Dennis 



Albert 8 , Antipas Herbert 8 and Charles Henry 8 will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. Jonathan 7 Curtiss (Jonathan, Timothy, Jonathan, Jonathan, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. 
1766 only child by his father's 1st wife. d. Jan. 1806 ae. 40. No record of descendants. 



Not in C.G. 
will. 



Josiah 7 , brother of Jonathan 7 . No record of birth or death. He is mentioned in his father's 



Not in C.G. William 7 , brother of Jonathan 7 . He d. in 1804 Stamford, Conn. V.R. No further record. 

Not in C.G. Ezekiel 7 Curtiss (Timothy, Timothy, Jonathan, Jonathan, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. June 
1, 1775 Stamford, Conn. He m. 1st Sept. 27, 1803 at Pound Ridge Mrs. Sarah Wilmot who d. Oct. 
4, 1825 ae. 60. He m. 2nd Feb. 8, 1827 Sarah Weed of Greenwich, Conn, who was b. Jan. 8, 1889 
and d. July 16, 1843. He d. in 1840. Children all by 1st wife were: 

1 John S. 8 b. July 26, 1804 No record. 

2 Sally 8 b. Oct. 12, 1808 No record. 

3 Alfred 8 b. Sept. 9, 1811 No record. 

Not in C.G. John 7 Curtiss (Jeremiah, Timothy, Jonathan, Jonathan, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. July 
23, 1772 Stamford, Conn., m. July 23, 1796 Polly Fancher b. July 9, 1781 d. Dec. 13, 1865 dau. 
of Daniel and Esther (Seymour) Fancher. He d. Feb. 12, 1837. Children: 



Lois 8 

Isaac Jones b. Nov. 

John Wix 8 

Polly 8 

Nathaniel Lockwood 

Daniel Fancher 8 

Sally Maria 8 



b. Jan. 13, 1798 d. May 22, 1891, m. May 28, 1815 

11, 1791 Stamford, son of Josiah and Sarah (Smith) Jones. 

b. Mar. 13, 1800 

b. Apr. 2, 1802 d. Mar. 18, 1838, m. July 8, 1819 
b. June 16, 1798 d. May 31, 1886. 

b. June 5, 1804 d. Jan. 28, 1814 

b. Oct. 6, 1806 d. Dec. 13, 1874, m. Feb. 12, 1824 



John Provost of Pound Ridge. 



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6 Seely Henry 8 b. May 24, 1809 

7 Betsy Ann 8 b. June 24, 1811 d. June 27, 1865, m. Sept. 15, 1829 
Stephen Provost of Pound Ridge, he b. July 29, 1804 d. Apr. 12, 1856. 

8 Elsie Jane 8 b. Mar. 25, 1815 d. Sept. 21, 1889, m. June 12, 1832 
Lewis Northrup. He b. Jan. 21, 1811, d. Mar. 9, 1890. 

9 Phebe 8 b. May 21, 1818 d. Dec. 13, 1900, m. Oct. 19, 1837 
Alexander Provost b. Mar. 31, 1813, d. Mar. 24, 1903. 

10 Hester A. 8 b. Sept. 13, 1829 Went to Ohio Sept. 24, 1844 when she 

was 15. 
John Wix 8 and Seely Henry 8 will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. Jeremiah 7 Curtiss (Jeremiah, Timothy, Jonathan, Jonathan, William, Widow Elizabeth) 

b. Jan. 1789 Stamford, Conn. m. the widow Sophia Buxton. She d. Jan. 18, 1879 ae. 87-6-0. 

Buried High Ridge, Conn. He d. Nov. 16, 1856 ae. 67-10-0. Buried High Ridge, Conn. No record 
of children. 

Not in C.G. Nathaniel 7 Curtiss, brother of Jeremiah 7 , bapt. 1791. Not in his father's will dated Feb. 23, 
1813. 

Not in C.G. Henry 7 Curtiss, brother of Jeremiah 7 , b. Apr. 23, 1792, d. Jan. 13, 1864, m. Dec. 13, 1821 
Diantha Stevens. She b. Feb. 24, 1801, d. Aug. 1, 1878. Both buried High Ridge, Conn. 
Children: 

1 Heth 8 d. Oct. 1, 1849 ae. 23-6-4 High Ridge, Conn. 

2 Andrew 8 d. June 20, 1866 ae. 26. Buried High Ridge, Conn. 

Not in C.G. Edmund 7 Curtiss, brother of Jeremiah 7 . Only record of him is in his father's will of Feb. 
23, 1813. 

Not in C.G. Daniel Hanford 7 Curtiss (Daniel, Daniel, Daniel, Daniel, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. 

Stratford, Conn., m. Apr. 28, 1845 widow Mary Ann Nash. He d. in N.Y. City in 1868. Her death 
not of record. His will dated Sept. 19, 1857 mentions wife Mary, his mother Maria, also son 
Hanford 8 b. 1846 who enlisted July 26, 1862 Company A 14th Regt. and died Dec. 15, 1862 ae. 16, 
and son Charles 8 not 21 in 1857 and Georgiana Nash, doubtless dau. of his wife by her first husband. 
There is no record of his son Charles 8 . 

Not in C.G. Charles D. 7 Curtiss (Ebenezer, Daniel, Daniel, Daniel, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. 

1812 Stratford, Conn. d. Apr. 11, 1870 ae. 58. He m. Sarah Camp. Their only child of record 
was: 

1 Hanford Lorenzo 8 b. Aug. 16, 1865 He was unmarried on Feb. 4, 1898 

and employed in the Savings Bank of New Britain, Conn, and sent the record of that 
date. 

Not in C.G. Warren 7 Curtiss (Zachariah, Abijah, Daniel, Daniel, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. June 19, 
1824 at Middletown Springs, Vt. He was a carriage maker at Ira, Vt. where he d. Oct. 20, 1895. 
m. Mar. 11, 1863 Jane Wilkinson b. Aug. 3, 1828. She d. Feb. 22, 1910, dau. of Pardon Whipple 
and Cynthia (Mason) Wilkinson. They had: 

1 Clara Lillian 8 b. Sept. 8, 1865 d. Apr. 1917, m. Dana S. Carpenter 
son of Stedman E. and Eleanor (Wood) Carpenter. He b. Jan. 7, 1863 at Weston, Vt. 
He was a pharmacist and became a famous botanist. He d. Apr. 10, 1840. No record 
of children. Mrs. Carpenter sent the record of Zachariah 6 in 1904. 

2 Fanny Inez 8 b. May 8, 1867 d. Jan. 5, 1948, m. Mar. 11, 1889 
Frederick Alander Fish b. Nov. 15, 1861 d. Mar. 9, 1924 son of Lester and Lucelia 
(Rider) Fish, a farmer and deacon in the Seventh Day Adventist Church at Clarendon 
Springs, Vt. Children: 

(1) Leland Howard Fish b. Oct. 11, 1891 

(2) Lester Warren Fish b. July 17, 1899 

Lester Warren Fish, A.B., M.D., F.I.C.S. Diplomate of the American Board of 
Urology. Police and Army Surgeon and Urologist of Los Angeles, Calif., has 
contributed much to the record of this Vermont branch of this Curtiss family. He 
is also the compiler of the only authoritative Fish Genealogy. He was specialist 
on kidney surgery in World War II 1941-1946. He m. Claire A. Schulze and has 
two children. 

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(3) Jane Lucelia Fish b. July 18, 1901 
3 George William Wilkinson 8 b. Dec. 3, 1868. He will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. Martin W. 7 Curtiss (Zachariah, Abijah, Daniel, Daniel, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. Oct. 2 
1829 Middletown Springs, Vt. m. 1st Betsey Mason of Ira, Vt. She b. there Apr. 16, 1831, d. Dec! 
20, 1861 dau. of Leonard and Betsey (Fish) Mason. He m. 2nd June 16, 1865 Mary E. Clark b. 
1835 d. 1917 a school teacher of Ira, Vt. He d. Sept. 25, 1894. No record of children. 

Not in C.G. Anson 7 Curtiss, brother of Martin W. 7 , b. Apr. 6, 1832 at Middletown Springs, Vt. d. Oct. 
22, 1904 Hydeville, Vt. where he was a carpenter. He m. Feb. 16, 1857 Sarah Jane Barnes dau. of 
William F. and Daphne (Proctor) Barnes of W. Rutland, Vt. Their only child was: 

1. Etta Lerania 8 b. Jan. 6, 1858 d. Oct. 8, 1939, Ira, Vt., m. Sept. 16, 

1885 John Jones a native of Wales, b. Oct. 26, 1858 d. July 2, 1922. They had: 

(1) Alida Jones b. Feb. 17, 1886 m. Clarence Haynes 

(2) Alice Jones b. Apr. 15, 1887 m. George Noyes 

(3) John Jones b. Aug. 17, 1888 m. Florence Goynon 

(4) Dana Jones b. Jan. 22, 1891 m. Ella Gilman 

(5) Sarah Jones b. Aug. 25, 1892 

(6) William Jones b. Aug. 24, 1894 m. Rose Landman 

(7) Fanny Jones b. Jan. 20, 1897 

C.G. P. 82 Eli 7 Curtiss (Hezekiah, Hezekiah, Hezekiah, Daniel, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. June 16, 
1804 Huntington, Conn., d. Feb. 22, 1878 Watertown, Conn. Removed to Watertown in 1820. In 
1850 removed to New York City. He was for 18 years with the Scoville Mfg. Co. He was State 
Senator in 1871 and was then residing in Watertown. He m. 1st there May 4, 1832 Alma E. 
DeForest. She b. there May 28, 1813 and d. Sept. 15, 1861. Dau. of Benjamin and Alma (South- 

mayd) DeForest. He m. 2nd Mary Frances Davis. She b. June 14, 1836 d. May 31, 

1901. Children by 1st wife: 

1 Elizabeth de Forest 8 

2 Alma Maria 8 

3 Charles Wooster 8 

4 Catherine Day 8 

5 Samuel Southmayd 8 b. Mar. 15, 1843 d. Sept. 24, 1908 unm. 

6 Charles Skinner 8 

7 Walter 8 

8 Benjamin de Forest 8 

9 Eli Wooster 8 

10 John William 8 
Children by 2nd wife: 

11 Alma de Forest 8 
Jackson. He b. Oct. 9, 1864 son of Ebenezer Conover and Mary E. (Sillcocks) 
Jackson. They had: 

(1) Frances Curtiss Jackson b. Dec. 14, 1893 who m. Elliott Hugh Lee 

12 Fanny Elizabeth 8 b. Aug. 17, 1873 d. Aug. 21, 1951 m. Apr. 4, 1893 
Gilman Smith Low, son of Ariel and Martha (Dearborn) Low. They had: 

(1) Gerald Curtiss Low b. Dec. 3, 1894 who m. Rebecca L. Baxter. 

Charles S. 8 , Benjamin DeForest 8 and John William 8 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 82 Charles Nehemiah 7 Curtiss (Hezekiah, Hezekiah, Hezekiah, Daniel, William, Widow 

Elizabeth) b. Jan. 27, 1807 at Huntington, Conn. He went to New York City at age sixteen and be- 
came a clerk with Hawley and Co. Grocers. Later he went into the same business for himself 
and prospered. In 1849 he established a line of Fifth Ave. Stages which later became horsecars. 
He m. Eliza Decker, dau. of Abel Decker of N.Y. City. They had seven daughters. He 

d. Aug. 22, 1888 at his home 32 E. 68th St. At time of his death he was President of the Dry Dock 
Savings Bank and a director of the Citizens' Bank and the Madison Square Bank, and the Metro- 
politan Life Insurance Company. He and wife are buried in Whispering Grove, Evergreen Ceme- 
tery, Brooklyn, N.Y. Children: 

1 Elizabeth 8 b. m. 1st E. P. Persiani and had: 

(1) Chas. Curtiss Persiani who m. Emma Eck 

(2) Florence Persiani who m. Arthur Maltby 

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b. 


Apr. 1833 


d. Apr. 20, 


1837 


b. 


Aug. 1837 


d. Jan. 


1854 


b. 


Jan. 1839 


d. Apr. 10, 


1844 


b 


1841 


d. Jan. 11, 


1842 


b. 


Mar. 15, 1843 


d. Sept. 24, 


, 1908 


b. 


May 1, 1846 






b. 


Jan. 1848 


d. Jan. 27, 


1854 


b. 


Jan. 23, 1851 Watertown, Conn. 




b. 


Aug. 8, 1853 


d. June 26, 


1871 


b 


Dec. 31, 1856 






b. 




m. Oct. 18, 


, 1892 



(3) Fred Persiani of Bridgeport, Conn. 

(4) Genevieve Persiani who m. John Martin. She m. 2nd E. Chapman Maltby of 
Shelton, Conn. 

2 Emily 8 b. d. 1920, m. Isaac W. Pickford . 

They had: 

(1) George Taylor Pickford 

(2) Elizabeth Curtiss Pickford who m. Howard Clarke 

(3) Henry E. Pickford 

(4) Irene Louise Pickford 

(5) Samuel Sherman Pickford 

(6) Frank Pickford. Died in infancy. 

(7) Estelle M. Pickford who m. George Morgan of Philadelphia, Pa. 

(8) Emily Curtiss Pickford who m. Frank Leonard 

(9) Alma Curtiss Pickford who m. Frederick Burns 

(10) Charles Curtiss Pickford b. Jan. 27, 1878 who m. 1st Carrie H. Rawson. He 
m. 2nd Mary D. Rawson. 

3 Susan N. 8 b. 1844 d. 1921, m. Henry H. Clark. 

They had: 

(1) Flora L. Clark b. Jan. 19, 1876 d. Jan. 13, 1952 who m. Frederic J. Smith of 
Hartford, Conn. 

4 Julia de Forest 8 b. m. Jesse S. Nash of Bridgeport, 

Conn., son of Dr. David H. Nash. No children. 

5 Alma Louise 8 b. m. Charles P. Emmons of Chicago, 

111. No children. 

6 Jennie L. 8 b. m. Ullman (Ulman) Strong of 

Chicago, 111. No children. 

7 Charlietta 8 b. m. 1st Wm. B. Higgins of N.Y. City. 

m. 2nd Townsend S. Soper of Northport, Long Island where she is buried. 

Not in C.G. Joseph Lake 7 Curtiss (Andrew, Nathaniel, Nathaniel, Zachariah, William, Widow Elizabeth) 
b. Feb. 6, 1795, m. Mar. 18, 1818 Hannah Salmon b. Mar. 20, 1791 d. May 1, 1853 dau. of Daniel 
and Hannah (Beach) Salmon. He d. Jan. 23, 1879. They had: 

1 Ammi Salmon 8 b. Mar. 21, 1819 

2 Mary Elizabeth 8 b. May 12, 1820 d. Feb. 28, 1906, m. Oct. 22, 1844 
Charles Ambler b. Mar. 21, 1821, d. Apr. 22, 1899, son of Franklin Pickett and 
Tabitha Eliza (Barteleme) Ambler. He was associated with his father in the manu- 
facture of saddle trees. Children: 

(1) Georgiana Frances Ambler b. Mar. 17, 1847. 

(2) Richard Charles Ambler b. Aug. 31, 1853 



3 


Ransom D. 8 


b. May 22, 1824 




4 


William Tweedy 8 


b. Sept. 10, 1826 




5 


Eliza Betsey 8 


b. Oct. 27, 1828 


d. Oct. 1, 1859 


6 


Hannah 8 


b. June 29, 1831 


d. Dec. 16, 1839 


7 


Joseph Lake 8 Jr. 


b. June 25, 1833 





Ammi Salmon 8 , Ransom D. 8 , William Tweedy 8 and Joseph Lake 8 will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. Hull 7 Curtiss (Andrew, Nathaniel, Nathaniel, Zachariah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. 

Feb. 1797, m. Oct. 2, 1825 Charity Judson dau. of Ephraim Judson. She b. June 1, 1802, 

d. Sept. 15, 1877 ae. 75. Her mother was Mary 6 Curtiss dau. of Jonathan 5 and Eunice (Hawley) 
Curtiss (Jonathan, Jonathan, William, Widow Elizabeth). Their only child seems to have been 
Cornelius J. 8 who died Mar. 10, 1848 ae. 12-11-0, as the only heir to the estate of Charity set- 
tled Oct. 21, 1882 after the death of her husband Hull Curtiss who d. Aug. 16, 1881 was Mary A. 
Ambler, granddaughter of his brother Joseph Lake 7 Curtiss. 

Not in C.G. Elial 7 Curtiss (Andrew, Nathaniel, Nathaniel, Zachariah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. 

Dec. 8, 1801, m. Oct. 23, 1828 at Stratford, Conn. Julia Ann Lewis b. July 26, 1807 d. May 25, 
1869 dau. of Philo and Charity 6 (Curtiss) Lewis (Joseph, Joseph, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth). 
Her sister Caroline Lewis m. Isaac 7 Curtiss (Isaac Judson, Abner, Josiah, Josiah, William, 
Widow Elizabeth). Elial 7 d. Feb. 2, 1880. Children: 

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1 Persis Townsley 8 b. Sept. 18, 1831 d. June 1917, m. June 1, 1854 
Philip Cook Lewis. He.b. Provincetown, Mass. July 7, 1828, d. Mar. 20, 1897. 
She was his 2nd w. and she was the only heir of EliaF. Persis Townsley" Curtiss 
had by Philip Cook Lewis these children: 

(1) Anna Cook Lewis b. 1855 d. 1935 

(2) Wm. Cook Lewis b. Feb. 7, 1860 d. Oct. 1921 

(3) Julia P. Lewis b. Aug. 26, 1871 d. May 2971878 

2 Andrew Jarvis 8 b. May 3, 1846 d. July 8, 1858 

3 Margaret 8 d.y. 

4 Sarah 8 d.y. 

5 Caroline 8 d.y. 

Not in C.G. Sheldon 7 Curtiss (Andrew, Nathaniel, Nathaniel, Zachariah, William, Widow Elizabeth) 

b. Nov. 8, 1806. His wife was Delia . Her surname not found. He d. Trumbull, Conn. 

Mar. 29, 1893. His wife survived him. Three children are of record. 

1 Theodore A. 8 b. No record. 

2 Adolphus C. 8 b. 1836 

3 Josephine Elizabeth 8 b. ^^__^ m. Nov. 7, 1852 Lucius Curtiss 
Nichols son of Prosper and Lucy 7 (Curtiss) Nichols (Daniel Mitchell, Mitchell, 
Zachariah, Zachariah, William, Widow Elizabeth). She d. 1861. 

Adolphus C. 8 will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. Anson 7 Curtiss (Everard, Nathaniel, Nathaniel, Zachariah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. 
m. Theodosia . She d. Mar. 22, 1880. He d. 1847. Children: 

1 Birdseye 8 . b. 1823 

2 Susan Ann 8 b. No record. 
Birdseye 8 will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. Charles 7 Curtiss (Everard, Nathaniel, Nathaniel, Zachariah, William, Widow Elizabeth) 
b. Oct. 8, 1805 Trumbull, Conn. m. May 26, 1825 Susan Wilcox b. May 20, 1802. She d. Dec. 8, 
1890. He d. Mar. 8, 1880. They had: 

1 Joel 8 b. Nov. 9, 1825 

2 Susan Almira 8 b. July 17, 1832 d. Nov. 4, 1917, m. Oct. 13, 1869 
Linson Beardsley. No children. 

3 Julia B. 8 b. Nov. 15, 1840 d. Oct. 30, 1875, unm. 
Joel 8 will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. Sheldon Clark 7 Curtiss (Sheldon, Oliver, Nathaniel, Zachariah, William, Widow Elizabeth) 
b. Aug. 31, 1788, Yale, class of 1807. m. at Lanesboro, Mass. Oct. 20, 1812 Hannah H. Bradley 
b. Nov. 9, 1791 d. June 10, 1835. He d. Feb. 1, 1836. Gravestones at Lanesboro, Mass. 
Children: 

1 Lucy Maria 8 b. Aug. 11, 1813 m. 1837 David Lowvey Seymour 
b. Wethersfield, Conn. Dec. 2, 1803 son of Ashbel and Mary (Lowvey) Seymour. 

2 Sally Louisa 8 b. Feb. 15, 1815 

Henry 7 Curtiss b. Jan. 7, 1796 brother of Sheldon Clark 7 Curtiss d. May 25, 1847 ae. 51. 
No record of marriage. 

Not in C.G. Beach 7 Curtiss (Joshua, Jeremiah, Nathaniel, Zachariah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. Apr. 
9, 1783 Trumbull, Conn., m. Nov. 1, 1807 Polly Lyon b. Nov. 28, 1781, d. Apr. 9, 1873 Bridge- 
port, Conn. Dau. of Daniel and Huldah Lyon of Weston, Conn. He d. Apr. 4, 1853 Trumbull, Conn. 
They had: 

1 Cyrus 8 b.June 6, 1808 d. Dec. 19, 1824 

2 Daniel 8 b. Sept. 2, 1809 

3 Phebe Maria 8 b. Jan. 13, 1811 d. Feb. 27, 1845, m. George Rodney 
Turney in 1830 son of Levi and Jerusha (Sherman) Turney. b. Mar. 12, 1811 d. Oct. 
24, 1872. They had: 

(1) George R. Turney b. 1831 d. Nov. 28, 1913. 

(2) Julia Turney b. 1833 d. unmarried May 27, 1868. 

(3) Sarah Maria Turney b. Apr. 4, 1839 m. Wm. Wallace Pardee 

4 William Beach 8 b. Oct. 14, 1812 

5 Burr 8 b. Feb. 8, 1814 

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6 Anna 8 b. Mar. 19, 1817 d. Oct. 1838 unmarried. 

7 Pollys b. Sept. 17, 1818 d. Nov. 26, 1847, m. Aug. 25, 1841 
Harvey Lyon of Monroe. He m. 2nd June 30, 1848 her sister. 

8 Susan 8 b. Nov. 22, 1820 m. June 30, 1848 Harvey Lyon 
widower of her sister Polly. Susan 8 d. Dec. 22, 1883. Harvey Lyon d. Apr. 24, 
1892 Upper Stepney, Conn. 

9 Mary Ann 8 b. Apr. 8, 1825 d. Apr. 15, 1833. 
Daniel 8 , William Beach 8 and Burr 8 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 127 Lewis 7 Curtiss (Agur, Samuel, Nathaniel, Zachariah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. Apr. 30, 
1787 Stratford, Conn. m. 1st Feb. 4, 1824 Mary Elizabeth Beers b. Feb. 8, 1804 Durham, N.Y. 
d. Dec. 15, 1835 dau. of Joseph Davis and Mary (Chapman) Beers of New York City. m. 2nd Oct. 7, 
1840 Elizabeth Overing of New York who d. Nov. 26, 1841. He d. Jan. 30, 1883 in New York. 
Children: 

1 Joseph Davis Beers 8 b. Jan. 5, 1825 

2 Mary Elizabeth 8 b. Nov. 24, 1827 d. Feb. 9, 1828 

3 Lewis Benjamin 8 b. Jan. 3, 1829 d. Jan. 29, 1832 

4 Mary Beers 8 b. May 13, 1831 d. Jan. 29, 1866, m. Apr. 12, 1853 
William Ogden Giles. He b. Dec. 23, 1827 d. Apr. 30, 1906. Children: 

(1) George Giles b. July 20, 1854 d. Sept. 7, 1879 unm. 

(2) Lewis Curtiss Giles b. Apr. 16, 1856 

(3) Mary Elizabeth Giles b. May 23, 1858, m. Jonathan Godfrey 

(4) Wm. Creighton Giles b. Mar. 12, 1860 

5 Benjamin Lewis 8 b. Mar. 27, 1833 d. June 16, 1900 unm. 

6 Lewis Agur 8 b. Dec. 15, 1835 

Joseph Davis Beers 8 and Lewis Agur 8 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 127-128 Benjamin 7 Curtiss (Agur, Samuel, Nathaniel, Zachariah, William, Widow Elizabeth), 

b. Nov. 11, 1790 Stratford, Conn., m. 1st Sept. 2, 1830 Rebecca Tappan Edwards in Paris, France. 
She d. at sea July 22, 1844. He m. 2nd Jan. 29, 1856 Laura Hadden dau. of David and Ann (Aspin- 
wall) Hadden of New York. She d. Nov. 7, 1894. He d. Feb. 19, 1881 New York. All children by 
1st wife: 

1 Benjamin Farquhar 8 b. Aug. 5, 1857 Philadelphia, Pa. He became a prominent 
surgeon in New York. He m. 1st Sept. 28, 1882 Eva H. Bogert dau. of Edward C. 
Bogert. She d. Nov. 18, 1883. He m. 2nd Annabelle Clerke dau. of Wm. B. Clerke 
Apr. 26, 1897. He had no children of record. 

2 Anne Aspinwall 8 b. Jan. 26, 1859 d. unm. 

3 Wm. Hadden 8 b. Dec. 27, 1861 d. unm. 

C.G. P. 128 Elijah Edwards 7 Curtiss (Zachariah, Mitchell, Zachariah, Zachariah, William, Widow 

Elizabeth) b. Jan. 21, 1779, Stratford, Conn. m. 1st Abiah Edwards, dau. of Elnathan and Susanna 
(Plumb) Edwards. Her sister Huldah m. Justus Burr 7 Curtiss (Daniel Mitchell, Mitchell, 
Zachariah, Zachariah, William, Widow Elizabeth). Abiah d. Dec. 6, 1835 ae. 56 so b. 1779. He 
m. 2nd Oct. 29, 1847 Mrs. Elizabeth Jane Hubbell and made his will soon after and he d. Dec. 15, 
1847 Trumbull, Conn. His 2nd wife was Elizabeth Bradley b. Dec. 9, 1809 Norwalk, Conn. dau. 
of Sturges and Rebecca M. Bradley and she m. 1st Wm. E. Hubbell. The will of George 9 Curtiss 
Nov. 18, 1845 grandson of Elijah Edwards 7 Curtiss left $100. to Mrs. Eliza J. Hubbell showing 
that she was perhaps, housekeeper for Elijah Edwards 7 Curtiss. Only child: 

1 Zachariah P. 8 b.c. 1800 d. 1842 Bridgeport, Conn. m. Eliza 

Jane Sterling dau. of Nathaniel and Phebe (Nichols) Sterling. She m. 2nd Dec. 3, 
1843 Joseph C. Lewis of Bridgeport. His only child George 9 Curtiss died unmarried 
Jan. 2, 1846. 

C.G. P. 129 James Rose Edwards Curtiss is an error. His name was James Ross 7 Curtiss (Zachariah, 
Mitchell, Zachariah, Zachariah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. Apr. 1, 1788 d. June 12, 1865 ae. 
77, Nichols, Conn., m. May 1811 Nancy Peet b. Nov. 11, 1792 dau. of Jeheil and Lois Peet. She 
d. Feb. 26, 1870 ae. 78, Nichols, Conn. Children: 

1 Mary Ann 8 b. Aug. 1812' d. Nov. 26, 1814 

2 Ellen 8 b. May 11, 1814 d. Sept. 22, 1904, m. John Wakeley 
Oct. 10, 1833. He d. Feb. 6, 1876. No children. 

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3 Anna 8 b. Apr. 7, 1818 d. Jan. 14, 1862, m. Oct. 1, 1835 
Rice E. Turney b. Dec. 15, 1812 son of Levi and Jerusha (Sherman) Turney. His 
brother George Rodney Turney m. Phebe Maria 8 Curtiss (Beach, Joshua, Jeremiah, 
Nathaniel, Zachariah, William, Widow Elizabeth) Rice E. Turney d. Jan. 25, 1868. 
They had: 

(1) Charles Rice Turney b. June 27, 1837 who m. Mary Almira 9 Curtiss (Burr, 
Beach, Joshua, Jeremiah, Nathaniel, Zachariah, William, Widow Elizabeth). 

(2) Ellen Jane Turney b. Feb. 22, 1841 who m. 1st Oct. 2, 1860 George Dewhurst. 
He d. Oct. 7, 1863. On Oct. 16, 1866 she m. 2nd Henry Burr 8 Curtiss (Ira, Daniel 
Mitchell, Mitchell, Zachariah, Zachariah, William, Widow Elizabeth) she d. Jan. 
19, 1870 at Nichols, Conn. 

(3) James Elbert Turney d. ae. 16. 

(4) Carrie Maria Turney b. June 1, 1855, m. Samuel W. Hubbell. She d. May 27, 
1934. 

4 Nancy M. 8 She is in her father's will of 1847 but not in the family record. Perhaps 
she was b. 1816 and died shortly after 1847 unmarried. 

5 Lewis Burton 8 b. Nov. 5, 1820 d. Nov. 10, 1854 

6 James Elbert 8 b. Feb. 4, 1823 d. Nov. _ 1909 

7 Harriet Abiah 8 b. May 5, 1825 d. Oct. 28, 1892, m. May 12, 1850 
George H. Hitchcock. She d. Oct. 28, 1892. They had: 

(1) George Judson Hitchcock b. Dec. 2, 1851 d. May 28, 1902 

(2) Melville Curtiss Hitchcock b. Jan. 31, 1855 

(3) Imogene Hitchcock b. Oct. 22, 1856 

(4) Hattie May Hitchcock b. May 19, 1866 

8 Maria 8 b. June 21, 1827 d. Jan. 4, 1904, m. Sept. 18, 1856 
Carlos W. Blackman. They had: 

(1) Emma Marie Blackman b. Sept. 25, 1858 

(2) Chas. Austin Blackman b. June 25, 1861 
Lewis Burton 8 and James Elbert 8 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 129 Justus Burr 7 Curtiss (Daniel Mitchell, Mitchell, Zachariah, Zachariah, William, Widow 
Elizabeth) b. Jan. 27, 1780 Trumbull, Conn. m.c. 1800 Huldah Edwards, dau. of Elnathan and 
Susanna (Plumb) Edwards. She d. Dec. 3, 1855 ae. 70. He d. Aug. 10, 1832 Nichols, Conn. 
Children: 

1 Matilda 8 b. Feb. 21, 1801 d. July 25, 1852, m. Stevens 

2 Emeline 8 b. Sept. 1, 1802 d. Dec. 14, 1855 unm. 

3 Sylvia 8 b. Oct. 24, 1807 Nichols, Conn., m. Oct. 31, 1831 Edwin 
Barlow. He b. May 6, 1797 d. Oct. 11, 1876. She d. Mar. 28, 1842. 

4 Monson Edwards 8 b. Oct. 15, 1811 m. Apr. 7, 1840 Julia Beach 
b. Mar. 26, 1814. She d. Oct. 28, 1895, dau. of Alfred and Sybil Beach. He d. Dec. 
15, 1841. No children. 

5 Elliott Plumb 8 b. Apr. 14, 1814 

6 Susan 8 b. May 25, 1816 d. Oct. 11, 1847, m. May 29, 1839 
Daniel Sharpe Stratton, b. Mar. 14, 1817, d. Dec. 2, 1894 son of Seth and Amy 
(Sharpe) Stratton. He m. 2nd Mar. 19, 1848 Mary Hall. C.G. states Susan 8 m. David 
Shelton. The inventory of estate of Monson Edwards 8 Curtiss Mar. 24, 1842 says 
"sister Susan wife of David Shelton", but the distribution of the estate of Susan's 
brother Henry B. Curtiss of Nov. 12, 1842 reads "sister Susan, wife of Daniel S. 
Stratton." 

7 Henry B. 8 b. 1820 d. May 3, 1839 unm. 

8 Elizabeth 8 b. July 22, 1821 d. Mar. 1, 1891, m. Sept. 28, 1842 
Aaron Banks Sherwood of Bridgeport, Conn. b. Dec. 15, 1816 d. Mar. 14, 1904, son 
of Joseph and Huldah (Banks) Sherwood. Their daughter Lizzie J. Sherwood is the 
one who m. Isaac W. Birdseye and not Lizzie 9 dau. of Elliott Plumb 8 Curtiss. Lizzie 
J. Sherwood herself sent in this correction. 

Elliott Plumb 8 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 129-130 Eli 7 Curtiss (Daniel Mitchell, Mitchell, Zachariah, Zachariah, William, Widow 

Elizabeth) b. Sept. 16, 1781 Trumbull, Conn. m. 1st Sarah Blakeman b. June 25, 1784 d. 1816 
dau. of Zachariah and Ann (Hawley) Blakeman. m. 2nd Hepsibah who d. Oct. 29, 1886 ae. 

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82. He d. Apr. 3, 1819. Children: 

1 Caroline 8 b.c. 1810 m. Dec. 11, 1833 Wm. Grandison 
Nichols. Trumbull V.R. give "Wm. G. Nichols b. 1812 m. Oct. 25, 1850 Sally 
Curtiss b. 1798 her third marriage". Whether this man or not is not known. 

2 Lucy 8 b. 1812 m. 1st Mar. 16, 1836 John Burr 

b. Mar. 21, 1807 d. June 20, 1841 son of Nathaniel and Sally (Burr) Burr, and she 
m. 2nd Dec. 28, 1845 Rodney 7 Curtiss of Bridgeport as his 2nd wife (Everett, Robert, 
Joseph, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) She d. Dec. 21, 1882. 

3 Alanson 8 b. 1814 d. Aug. 26, 1842. No record. 

4 Tsaac 8 b. 1816 d. with his mother in 1816. 



C.G. P. 83 David 7 Curtiss (Daniel Mitchell, Mitchell, Zachariah, Zachariah, William, Widow Elizabeth! 
b. Feb. 19, 1786 Trumbull, Conn. m. Oct. 3, 1833 Nancy Osborn b. Mar. 24, 1814 dau. of Isaac 
C. and Anna Osborn. She d. Dec. 13, 1892. He d. Mar. 7, 1863 ae. 79 and his widow Nancy m. 
2nd Feb. 22, 1865 Burr Bennett who d. 1879 ae. 69. Children: 

1 David Burr 8 b. Dec. 23, 1835 

2 Cordelia 8 b. Apr. 11, 1838 m. Oct. 24, 1855 Thaddeus Hyatt 
Blood b. 1836, Trumbull, son of Jackson and Betsey (Jewett) Blood of Bridgeport. 
She d. Sept. 23, 1889. They had a son: 

(1) Frederick Curtiss Blood b. Sept. 7, 1856 

3 Charles Sherwood 8 b. Dec. 9, 1841 Nichols, Conn. 
David Burr 8 and Charles Sherwood 8 will be considered later. 



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C.G. P. 130 Alvin 7 Curtiss (Daniel Mitchell, Mitchell, Zachariah, Zachariah, William, Widow Elizabeth) 
b. Sept. 29, 1798 Trumbull, Conn., m. Jan. 26, 1823 Dolly Blackman b. Apr. 28, 1799 dau. of 
James Blackman and Ann nee' Beard widow of David 5 Curtiss (Matthew, Josiah, William, Widow 
Elizabeth). She was born dau. of David and Ann Beard. She d. Oct. 21, 1885 ae. 86. He d. Sept. 
18, 1879 Trumbull, Conn. Children: 

1 Gould 8 b. Jan. 10, 1824 

2 David 8 b. Jan. 1, 1826 

3 Delia 8 b. July 30, 1828 d. May 10, 1895, m. Mar. 15, 1848 
George Wells Peck. He b. Mar. 9, 1826 d. Sept. 21, 1906, son of Lewis and Hannah 
(Wheeler) Peck. They had: 

(1) Irving G. Peck b. Aug. 23, 1850 m. Emogene Hays 

(2) Alice May Peck b. Oct. 9, 1854 m. Frank L. Lathrop 

4 George Shepard 8 b. Aug. 17, 1833, Nichols Conn. 

5 Miles Lewis 8 b. Feb. 9, 1837 
Gould 8 , David 8 , George Shepard 8 and Miles Lewis 8 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 130 Ira 7 Curtiss (Daniel Mitchell, Mitchell, Zachariah, Zachariah, William, Widow Elizabeth) 
b. Dec. 8, 1800 m. Dec. 26, 1833 Mrs. Sarah Burritt b. Apr. 28, 1798 d. Apr. 3, 1885 dau. of 
Israel and Mary (Hotchkiss) Bradley and widow of Isaac Burritt. He d. June 24, 1849, Trumbull. 
Children: 

1 Caroline 8 b. Oct. 28, 1834 d. Sept. 2, 1835 

2 Lewis Mix 8 b. Aug. 27, 1837 

3 Henry Burr 8 b. Sept. 29, 1840 
Lewis Mix 8 and Henry Burr 8 will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. Isaac Mitchell 7 Curtiss (Isaac, Mitchell, Zachariah, Zachariah, William, Widow Elizabeth) 
b. June 28, 1814. 1st child of Isaac 6 Curtiss who m. Feb. 12, 1813 Abigail Rich of Monroe, Conn. 
He m. 1st Dec. 25, 1837 Georgiana G. Clarke of Huntington. He m. 2nd in his 60th year at 
Trumbull May 15, 1875 his housekeeper Mary R.S. Kelley ae. 60. Children: 

1 Abigail 8 b. 1841 d. Feb. 11, 1875, m. 1863 

Franklin Blackman son of James and Matilda (Wakeman) Blakeman. Only child was: 
(1) Lillian May Blackman b. Oct. 20, 1864 

2 George Munson 8 b. Mar. 1851 He d. Dec. 25, 1889 from the effects 
of exposure in the blizzard of 1888. His marriage is not known. 

A George Curtiss of Huntington b. 1851 m. in Bridgeport Nov. 5, 1877 Anna Stanley 

b. 1847. 

Living descendant of Abigail 8 states her brother George Munson 8 Curtiss lived in 

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Stratford. This descendant also said that Franklin wrote his name Blackman, but his 
father wrote it Blakeman. 

C.G. P. 130 Carlos 7 Curtiss (Leverett, Samuel, Jeremiah, Zachariah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. 
Feb. 22, 1798 Southington, Conn., m. Oct. 29, 1820 Jerusha Brooks of Cheshire, Conn. She b. 
Jan. 18, 1798, d. Sept. 9, 1875 Southington. He d. Dec. 6, 1879. They had: 

1 Harry Brooks 8 b. Nov. 26, 1821 

2 Wm. Day 8 b. Feb. 24, 1825 d. 1825 

3 Laura 8 b. Feb. 8, 1828 d. Jan. 21, 1838 
Harry Brooks 8 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 84 Rodney 7 Curtiss, brother of Carlos 7 Curtiss, b. Sept. 26, 1803, Yale, class of 1828. d. Aug. 
18, 1829. 

C.G. P. 84 Allen Barnes 7 Curtiss, brother of Carlos 7 Curtiss b. Nov. 6, 1812 m. Sept. 6, 1837 Laura 
Hitchcock of New Haven, Conn. He d. Feb. 14, 1856. They had: 

1 Isaac Everett 8 b. 1838 d. Feb. 4, 1854 

C.G. P. 131 Samuel Ellery 7 Curtiss (Leverett, Samuel, Jeremiah, Zachariah, Wm., Widow Elizabeth) 
b. Mar. 6, 1808 Southington, Conn. He m. Apr. 21, 1830 Mary Bidwell Andrews b. Apr. 13, 1807 
dau. of Ezekiel and Roxana (Hinsdale) Andrews of New Britain, Conn. Removed to New Britain 
in 1833, to Broadalbin, N.Y. and finally to Madison, Wis. where he d. Jan. 7, 1884. She d. Aug. 25, 
1880 at Waterloo, Wis. He was a photographer. They had: 

1 Frances Marian 8 b. May 30, 1834 New Britain, Conn. d. Apr. 27, 1860 unm. 

2 Edwin Rodney 8 b. May 6, 1836 Southington, Conn. 

3 Nathan Selah 8 b. Oct. 19, 1838 New Britain, Conn. 

4 George Frederick 8 b. Oct. 11, 1849 New Britain, Conn. d. June 12, 1854 

Broadalbin, N.Y. 
Edwin Rodney 8 and Nathan Selah 8 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 85 John 7 Curtiss (Jeremiah, John, Jeremiah, Zachariah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. Feb. 17, 
1795 Southington, Conn., m. Dec. 25, 1817 Sarah Carter. She d. Sept. 22, 1869 ae. 71. He d. May 

27, 1866. 

This John 7 Curtiss is mentioned in the History of Delaware Co. Ohio, but no children are men- 
tioned. His father came to Worthington, Ohio in 1804. 

C.G. P. 85 Augustus 7 Curtiss (Marcus, John, Jeremiah, Zachariah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. June 
2, 1806 Southington, Conn., m. June 22, 1842 Jane Wheatley. He d. Dec. 28, 1863. Children: 

1 Newell 8 b. July 17, 1843 

2 Harriet 8 b. Dec. 19, 1844 
No further record. 

C.G. P. 85 Leonard 7 Curtiss (Marcus, John, Jeremiah, Zachariah, Wm., Widow Elizabeth) b. Apr. 4, 
1811 Genoa, Ohio. He d. Apr. 27, 1890, m. May 4, 1836 Mary A. Hough, b. Jan. 2, 1813 d. Jan. 

28, 1864 dau. of Sylvester and Sarah Hough. They resided in Galena, Ohio. They had: 

1 Henry Clifford 8 b. May 12, 1838 

2 Howard 8 b. Dec. 23, 1842 He m. Lucinda Williams. 
No children of record. He d. Dec. 31, 1924. His wife d. 1924. 

3 Dwight 8 b. Dec. 17, 1844 

4 Edna 8 b. Jan. 3, 1847 d. unm. 
Henry 8 and Dwight 8 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 85 Henry 7 Curtiss (Marcus, John, Jeremiah, Zachariah, Wm., Widow Elizabeth) b. Mar. 12, 
1814 Genoa, Ohio., m. Jan. 6, 1846 Jane Monroe. She d. Dec. 29, 1898. Children: 

1 Orrel 8 b. Feb. 28, 1848 m. Frank Mason. No children. 

2 Flora 8 b. Aug. 27, 1851 m. 1st John Byers. m. 2nd Wm. 
Rees. m. 3rd Boyd. Only child by John Byers was: 

(1) Carrie Byers who m. John Dunbar. 

3 George 8 b. Dec. 13, 1854 

4 John Quincy 8 b. July 20, 1857 d. unm. 

5 Edward P. 8 b. Mar. 8, 1864 m. Etta Reiser. No children. 

6 Victoria 8 b. July 20, 1861 d. in infancy 
George 8 will be considered later. 

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C.G. P. 85 Charles 7 Curtiss (Marcus, John, Jeremiah, Zachariah, Wm, Widow Elizabeth) b. Jan. 30, 
1816 Genoa, Ohio. m. 1st Jan. 22, 1845 Martha Porter Higley b. Jan. 29, 1815 at Becket, Mass. 
d. Sept. 9, 1873 dau. of Micah and Mehitable (Bowen) Higley. He m. 2nd Oct. 29, 1877 Maria 
Downing. He d. 1904 at Galena, Ohio. Children: 

1 Adelia Lee 8 b. Dec. 10, 1845 m. Sept. 3, 1868 Severus Hord 
They had: 

(1) Edith Hord 

(2) Homer Hord 

(3) Lor in Hord 

2 Marcus 8 b. Dec. 14, 1847 

3 Augustus Higley 8 b. May 20, 1850 He d. unm. in Pasco, Wash. 

4 Kate Augusta 8 b. Oct. 5, 1852 m. Mar. 6, 1879 Benjamin Chidlaw 
Roberts b. Sept. 6, 1848, son of Richard and Jane (Jones) Roberts of North Angelsea, 
Wales. She d. Aug. 20, 1899. He d. Feb. 3, 1916 Richwood, Ohio. They had: 

(1) Wayland B. Roberts b. Dec. 23, 1879 

(2) Roxana Lee Roberts b. Sept. 8, 1883 

5 Gaius 8 b. Feb. 5, 1857 
Marcus 8 and Gaius 8 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 85 Oliver 7 Curtiss brother of Charles 7 b. Genoa, Ohio July 30, 1821, m. Jane Badger. He d. 
Oct. 20, 1866. No children. 

C.G. P. 85 John 7 Curtiss (Erastus, John, Jeremiah, Zachariah, Wm., Widow Elizabeth) b. Mar. 12, 1812 
Southington, Conn. m. Sept. 12, 1838 Hannah M. Gridley b. Sept. 30, 1818, d. July 16, 1914, dau. 
of Root and Sarah (Frisbie) Gridley. He d. Dec. 19, 1899. They had: 

1 John 8 b. He died ae. 5. 

2 Mary Alice 8 b. 1845 d. 1894 unm. 

3 Sarah Elizabeth 8 b. Apr. 23, 1853 d. Mar. 1, 1937, m. Oct. 26, 1876 
Dallas M. Thomas b. Nov. 12, 1844 d. Apr. 22, 1935. Their dau. 

(1) Ella M. Thomas b. July 8, 1879- single - who sent record from 357 Pine Rock 
Ave., Hamden, Conn. 1952. 

C.G. P. 86 Stephen 7 Curtiss (Levi, Stephen, Abraham, Josiah, Wm., Widow Elizabeth) b. Nov. 19, 1795 

Stratford, Conn. m. 1818 Maria Lewis Birdseye b. Mar. 28, 1796 d. Mar. 10, 1884 dau. of 

Thaddeus and Helen (Lewis) Birdseye. He d. Jan. 20, 1862. They had: 

1 Calvin 8 who d. Oct. 3, 1820 ae. 8 mos. 

2 Calvin 8 b. July 5, 1822 

3 Thaddeus Birdseye 8 b. 1819 

4 Robert George 8 b. June 2, 1825 

5 Sarah Maria 8 b. Nov. 4, 1829 m. Jan. 16, 1879 as his 2nd w. 
Preston Henry Hodges b. Jan. 23, 1814 son of Preston and Lydia (Cole) Hodges. He 
d. Sept. 30, 1901. He m. 1st Mary Sutton who d. 1874. 

Calvin 8 , Thaddeus Birdseye 8 and Robert George 8 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 86 Elbert 7 Curtiss (Levi, Stephen, Abraham, Josiah, Wm., Widow Elizabeth) b. June 27, 1797 
Stratford, Conn. Became a physician and removed to Danby, Tompkins Co., N.Y. in 1809 with his 
father's sister Phebe w. of Dr. Lewis Beers. He m. 1821 his cousin Phebe Isabella Beers, dau. 
of Dr. Lewis and Phebe (Curtiss) Beers. She d. Jan. 7, 1824 ae. 20 and he m. 2nd Maria dau. of 
Richard and Ruah Bush who d. Apr. 23, 1838 ae. 34 and he m. 3rd at Huntington, Conn. June 16, 
1839 Maria Hovey. He removed to Ithaca in 1857. He was a member of the State Assembly in 
1838. He d. Nov. 3, 1866 ae. 69, his 3rd w. surviving him. Child by 1st wife: 

1 Elbert Lewis Beers 8 b. Sept. 9, 1822 Danby, N.Y. 
Children by 2nd wife: 

2 Cornelia 8 b. 1828 d. Sept. 25, 1903 unm. 

3 Phebe Isabella 8 b. _ 1830 m. George Fisher of Easton, Pa. 
and had: 

(1) Olive Fisher 

(2) Isabella F. Fisher who m. John Baker 

4 Levi 8 b. 1832 

5 Richard 8 b. 1835 d. Feb. 18, 1850 ae. 15-6-0 

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6 Charles Benjamin 8 b. 1837 

Elbert Lewis Beers 8 , Levi 8 and Charles Benjamin 8 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 131 Willis 7 Curtiss (Levi, Stephen, Abraham, Josiah, Wm., Widow Elizabeth) b. Oct. 28, 1801 

Stratford, Conn. m. 1st Catherine Jane . She d. Nov. 3, 1864 ae. 66. He m. 2nd Nov. 5, 

1865 Mary R. Welles. She d. 1883. He d. Apr. 13, 1867. Children: 

1 Mary Cordelia 8 b. Jan. 4, 1837 d. Mar. 31, 1880, m. Nov. 9, 1859 
William Coe, b. Stratford, Conn. Mar. 9, 1834 d. Feb. 24, 1881, son of John and 
Ann (Ufford) Coe. 

2 Elbert O. 8 b. 1831 He will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 86 Levi 7 Curtiss, Brother of Willis 7 Curtiss b. Apr. 11, 1806 m. Sept. 26, 1836 Jerusha Lewis 
b. Jan. 1803 d. Oct. 14, 1885, dau. of Eli Walker and Rebecca 7 (Curtiss) Lewis. (Silas, Stiles, 
Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth). He d. June 7, 1874. Children: 

1 Celia 8 b. 1837 d. unm. Nov. 14, 1925 

2 Cornelia 8 b. 1840 d. unm. Jan. 7, 1924 

C.G. P. 131-132 Cyrus 7 Curtiss (Wait, Agur, Josiah, Josiah, Wm., Widow Elizabeth) b. Dec. 8, 1797, 
m. Mar. 12, 1823 Lydia Van der Burgh of Hudson, N.Y. Removed from Hudson to New York City 
in 1846. Both buried at Hudson, N.Y. She d. Feb. 21, 1881. He d. Oct. 2, 1879. Children: 

1 Wm. Lafayette 8 b. Dec. 25, 1823 d. Dec. 7, 1824 

2 Henry Hobart 8 b. May 29, 1826 d. Apr. 26, 1851 in New York City - 
a health officer there. 

3 Cyrus Stebbins 8 b. Sept. 18, 1827 

4 Edward Middleton 8 b. Apr. 30, 1830 No record. 
Cyrus Stebbins 8 will be considered later. 

Cyrus 7 Curtiss was from 1866 to his death a trustee of the United States Trust Company of New 
York and served on the board of St. Luke's Hospital. See the 1953 Centennial Album of the United 
States Trust Co., for an account of Cyrus 7 Curtiss. 

Not in C.G. Charles William 7 Curtiss (Josiah, Agur, Josiah, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. May 
16, 1794 m. Feb. 8, 1818 Emily Carrington dau. of Nehemiah and Huldah (Perkins) Carrington of 
Bethany, Conn. He d. Farmington, Conn. Sept. 28, 1883. She d. 1845-50. Children: 

1 Jane 8 b. Jan. 23, 1819 New Haven, Conn. d. Nov. 8, 1911 Hartford, 
Conn. m. July 15, 1845 Wm. Spencer Carrington of St. Thomas, West Indies, son of 
Nehemiah and Huldah (Perkins) Carrington and grandson of Ailing Carrington. 

2 Emily 8 b. 1822/3 d. 1828/9 

3 Mary Emily 8 b. Sept. 6, 1829 Avon, Conn., m. Oct. 21, 1848 Frederick 
Augustus Whitmore b. New York City Dec. 8, 1824 son of Isaiah Crocker and Eliza 
Ann (Culver) Whitmore. He d. Sept. 11, 1871 Farmington, Conn. She d. June 21, 
1913 Woodmont, Conn. One son: 

(1) Charles O. Whitmore Hartford, Conn. Sent the record. 

4 Charles Edwin 8 b.c. 1832 d. 1882 unm. 

5 Francis Amelia 8 b. Dec. 2, 1835 m. Mar. 3, 1878 as his 3rd w. 
George Beach, son of George Beach of Hartford, Conn. He d. July 1899. 

Not in C.G. William Moseley 7 Curtiss (Josiah, Agur, Josiah, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. Aug. 
6, 1798 Norway, N.Y. Taught school in Jefferson Co., Miss, where he joined the Methodist 
Church Nov. 16, 1821 and was licensed to preach in 1822, and appointed to Tuscaloosa Co. Ala- 
bama circuit. Visited Norway, N.Y. in 1825. Returned to Sharon, Miss, and died at Canton, 
Miss. Feb. 9, 1863 where he was buried. He m. Oct. 30, 1827 Eleanor D. Wailes and in 1852 
left the following record of his family: 

1 Olive Moseley 8 age 20 b. 1832 

2 Elizabeth Carrington 8 age 18 b. 1834 

3 Eleanor Davies 8 b. 1836, d. 1837 

4 Eliza Maria 8 age 14 b. 1838 

5 Charles Howard 8 d. Oct. 29, 1851 ae. 11-8-0 

6 Wm. Moseley 8 age 8 b. 1844 

7 Eleanor Wailes 8 age 10 b. 1842 

8 Sarah Emily 8 d. May 1847 ae. 19 mos. 

9 Edward Levin 8 age 2 b. 1850 

10 James Ross 8 age 1-6 b. 1851 

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C.G. P. 132 Isaac 7 Curtiss (Isaac Judson, Abner, Josiah, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. Jan. 10 
1803 Stratford, Conn. m. 1st June 1, 1827 Sarah Lucinda Beers who d. Nov. 7, 1844. He m. 2nd 
Mar. 4, 1845 Caroline Lewis of Stratford, dau. of Philo and Charity 6 (Curtiss) Lewis (Joseph, 
Joseph, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth). She d. Nov. 30, 1883 ae. 81. He d. June 2, 1862. All 
children by 1st wife: 

1 Elbert 8 b. Feb. 18, 1828 d. Mar. 8, 1828 

2 Sarah Jane 8 b. Sept. 6, 1829 m. Sept. 6, 1870 Lewis B. Carpenter. 
Resided in Chicago, 111. 

3 Caroline Elizabeth 8 b. Sept. 29, 1831 m. Oct. 23, 1851 Edward Benjamin 
b. Dec. 7, 1830 d. Feb. 7, 1913. She d. Feb. 22, 1902. 

4 Charles Dillesenia 8 b. Feb. 18, 1834 m. Oct. 15, 1867 Ellen Stebbins and 
d. Feb. 2, 1870. They had Kitty 9 b. and d. 1869. 

5 Lewis Frederick 8 b. June 10, 1836 C.G. has that he m. 1st Nov. 10, 1858 Mary 
E. Hamilton, but Bridgeport V.R. has "Lewis F. Curtiss age 22 m. Sept. 9, 1858 
Mary E. Humiston age 17." She d. June 1, 1869 and he m. 2nd Oct. 25, 1871 Mary C. 
Baldwin and removed to New Milford where their son Frederick 9 was born June 8, 
1875. 

6 Frances Ann 8 b. Mar. 25, 1839 d. unm. 

7 John Beers 8 b. Apr. 11, 1841 m. June 21, 1866 Lucretia Smith. 
Removed to California. They had a dau. Agnes D. 9 b. Apr. 22, 1867 who m. Aug. 
31, 1893 Frederick L. Wright. John Beers Curtiss was in Civil War. 

8 Susan Rebecca 8 b. Apr. 18, 1843 m. C. Cady 

C.G. P. 87 Charles Dillesenia 7 Curtiss (Isaac Judson, Abner, Josiah, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) 
b. July 6, 1806, d. Apr. 2, 1888, m. 1st Nov. 11, 1830 Elizabeth A. Porter who d. Nov. 27, 1859 
ae. 47. He m. 2nd May 2, 1860 Mrs. Julia A. Seeley born Parshall. She d. Apr. 16, 1892 ae. 70. 
Child by 1st wife: 

1 Christiana 8 b. 1844 d. Mar. 28, 1846 T.S. 

2 Alma Christine 8 d. unm. 

C.G. P. 132-133 Sidney Lemand 7 Curtiss, brother of Charles Dillesenia 7 Curtiss b. June 23, 1808, 

m. Sept. 19, 1835 Christina Demerest of Stratford, Conn., b. Jan. 23, 1808 dau. of Rev. Cornelius 
T. and Margaret (Lydekker) Demarest. Children: 

1 Helen Maria 8 b. Dec. 21, 1836 

2 Cornelius D. 8 b. Apr. 5, 1839 He had two sons and his widow lived in 
Hackensack, N.J. 

3 Wm. Henry 8 b. Apr. 11, 1841 Danbury, Conn. 

4 Christina 8 b. Oct. 15, 1843 
William Henry 8 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 133 Lucius 7 Curtiss (Isaac Judson, Abner, Josiah, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. Feb. 
22, 1814, m. Mar. 18, 1839 Frances E. Ufford b. 1817 in New York City, of Stratford, Conn. He 
d. Oct. 18, 1848 and she m. 2nd Oct. 20, 1854 Benjamin Birdsall b. Norwich, N.Y. but then of 
Fentonville, Mich. She d. Jan. 17, 1883. Children: 

1 Sidney Ufford 8 b. Sept. 29, 1841 

2 Francis Eugene 8 b. Jan. 14, 1845 He d. Feb. 11, 1854 not 1874 as 
C.G. states. On Mar. 7, 1854 Frances E. Curtiss of DeRuyter, Madison Co., N.Y. 
appointed administrator of estate of her son Francis E. Curtiss. 

Sidney Ufford 8 will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. Isaac 7 Curtiss (Samuel, Abner, Josiah, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. Feb. 26, 1796 

Madison, N.Y., m. Charlotte M. who d. May 13, 1865 ae. 58-10. He d. Feb. 6, 1873. He 

ran the hotel at Madison. Children: 

1 Elvira M. 8 b. Oct. 5, 1825 d. Aug. 3, 1892, m. Butler Maynard 

2 Charlotte L. 8 b. 1830 m. Hiram 7 Richardson son of 

Asa 6 and Roxana (Morse) Richardson (Erie, Amos, Stephen, Stephen, Samuel Richardson) 

Not in C.G. Abner 7 Curtiss, brother of Isaac 7 Curtiss, b. Mar. 25, 1799 Madison, N.Y. He m. 

Ann . She may have been Ann Aurelia , as the 1860 census of town of Eaton 

shows her age as 57 - so b. 1803. The 1830 census shows Abner b. 1790-1800 and wife b. 1800- 
1810 with a son b. 1820-25 and a dau. b. 1825-30. The 1850 and 1855 census shows a Fanny 

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Curtiss b. 1825 in the County Home. No further record. His father's bible gives his death on 
Sept. 9, 1835. 

Not in C.G. Uri 7 Curtiss (Samuel, Abner, Josiah, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. Aug. 16, 1801 

Madison, N.Y. He m. 1829 Lydia Ann Button of Cazenovia, N.Y. She b. 1810. He d. Mar. 

22, 1880 Madison, N.Y. leaving widow and: 

1 Joel L. 8 of Wellsville, N.Y. b. 1838 

2 Alfred 8 of Oneida, N.Y. b. 1840 

3 Lena 8 of Oneida, N.Y., she m. 1st _ _ Throop and 2nd Small and removed to 

Camden, N.J. 

4* Edward B. 8 of Wellsville, N.Y. 
5 Frank 8 of Madison, N.Y. b. 1849 

The 1850 census shows a dau. Amelia 8 b. 1835 and a dau. Mary 8 b. 1841. 
When Alfred 8 died Nov. 12, 1887 heirs were Edward and Joel both of Wellsville, Frank 
of Madison, and Lena Small of Camden, N.J., and Jane E. Curtiss of Oneida, possibly 
his widow. He evidently had no children. 
The births of Uri's children in his father's bible were: 

Edward b. Jan. 18, 1832 Henry b. Jan. 8, 1834 Amelia b. Jan. 30, 1835 
Joel b. Aug. 10, 1837 Alfred b. June 9, 1839 Mary b. Sept. 17, 1840 

Not in C.G. Joel 7 Curtiss (Samuel, Abner, Josiah, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. Feb. 6, 1804, 
d. Apr. 12, 1836 leaving widow Abigail but no children. His widow probably married again as she 
is not buried beside him. She was probably dau. of Nehemiah and Catherine (Booth) Fairchild. 
Joel ran a cooper's shop in Madison, N.Y. 

Not in C.G. Homer 7 Curtiss, brother of Joel 7 Curtiss b. Dec. 25, 1808 Madison, N.Y., m. Dec. 25, 1832 
Clarinda Gaston b. Sept. 1, 1810, d. Sept. 17, 1892, dau. of David Gaston, Jr., and his w. Naomi 
born a Gaston. He d. May 24, 1875 both buried in Morrisville Cemetery. Children: 

1 Albert Henry 8 b. June 6, 1838 m. Sept. 17, 1871 Luthera A. Hovey, 
dau. of Daniel T. and Ann (Crandall) Hovey of Morrisville, N.Y. Their only child was 
Helena Susan 9 b. July 30, 1875, m. July 26, 1899 Wordsworth B. Matterson of Bain- 
bridge, Chenango Co., N.Y., son of Menzo D. and Delilah (Dutton) Matterson of Syra- 
cuse, N.Y. They had: 

(1) Curtiss Dutton Matterson of Syracuse, N.Y. 

(2) Clarence Hovey Matterson of Syracuse, N.Y. 

2 Ann Amelia 8 b. June 22, 1846 m. Wm. Richardson of Morrisville, 
N.Y. No children. 

Not in C.G. Allen 7 Curtiss (Samuel, Abner, Josiah, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. Sept. 12, 1811, 
Madison, N.Y., m. Jan. 8, 1834 Arabelle L. Richardson b. Aug. 30, 1815 d. 1898 dau. of Asa 8 
and Roxana (Morse) Richardson. He d. 1906. Both buried in Madison, N.Y. They had: 

1 Martin Van Buren 8 b. Nov. 19, 1834 

2 Adelia Luzette 8 b. June 9, 1836 d. Apr. 14, 1919, m. 1st Nov. 28, 
1860 Alvin Sturtevant, m. 2nd Daniel Richards. Alvin Sturtevant was b. May 26, 1835, 
Hamilton, N.Y., d. Benton Harbor, Mich. May 25, 1874, son of Oman and Artemecia 
(Stebbins) Sturtevant. They had: 

(1) James Watts Sturtevant b. Nov. 4, 1863 

(2) Allen Curtiss Sturtevant b. Jan. 22, 1865 

(3) Charles Edward Sturtevant b. Jan. 14, 1868 

(4) Frederick Oman Sturtevant b. Oct. 8, 1870 

d. Aug. 5, 1841, buried Erieville, N.Y. 
d. June 25, 1904, m. Peter Van 

d. Apr. 1, 1905, m. Henry Peebles 
d. July 19, 1927 unm. 

d. Oct. 1, 1928, m. Oct. 16, 1873 
Otis C. Bicknell, son of Harrison C. and Eliza Ann (Cloyes) Bicknell. Children: 
(1) F. Hyatt Bicknell b. June 18, 1875 

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3 


Abner 8 


b. 


Sept, 


, 5, 1838 


4 


Marion Loesa 8 
Bradenburg. 


b. 


Dec. 


13, 1840 


5 


Fidora Rispah 8 


b. 


Feb. 


5, 1843 


6 


Lucinda Roxana 8 


b. 


Jan. 


2, 1845 


7 


Samuel Allen 8 


b. 


Dec. 


24, 1846 


8 


Herbert George 8 


b. 


Oct. 


25, 1848 


9 


Josephine Maria 8 


b. 


Nov. 


13, 1850 



(2) Stanley L. Bicknell b. Apr. 23, 1880 d. Feb. 16, 1882 

(3) Allen Curtiss Bicknell b. Mar. 6, 1883 

(4) Blanch Bicknell b. Jan. 22, 1886 m. John L. Lewis 

(5) Harold Cloyes Bicknell b. Aug. 6, 1893 

10 Ida Douglas 8 b. Jan. 8, 1853 d. Sept. 27, 1921, m. Oct. 10, 1872 
Frank Henry Benjamin b. Dec. 26, 1850 DeRuyter, N.Y., d. Nov. 16, 1932, son of 
Warren Hubbard and Mary Jane (Waters) Benjamin. Children: 

(1) Maude Aletha Benjamin b. July 1, 1873 Madison, N.Y. She m. Oct. 14, 1896 
Fred Dewitt 9 Curtiss (Alonzo, Isaac, Robert Welles, Edmund, Ephraim, Joseph, 
John, Widow Elizabeth). 

(2) Edna Benjamin b. Dec. 8, 1884 m. Geo. McGovern 

(3) Addie May Benjamin b. Jan. 8, 1887 m. Wm. Parker 

(4) Marie Harrison Benjamin b. Nov. 30, 1888 m. Benjamin Smith 

(5) Alice Hubbard Benjamin b. Feb. 15, 1891 m. Leroy F. Smith 

11 Louis Asa 8 b. Mar. 22, 1855 

12 Cora Arabella 8 b. Jan. 11, 1859 d. 1937, m. Hurd D. Brockett. 
Their only child: 

(1) Homer Brockett who m. Eva Rich. No children. 
Martin Van Buren 8 , Samuel Allen 8 , George Herbert 8 and Louis Asa 8 will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. Samuel Waite 7 Curtiss (Samuel, Abner, Josiah, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. Sept. 
25, 1815 Madison, N.Y. d. Dec. 7, 1900, m. Feb. 25, 1841 Louisa Heffron b. Nov. 28, 1819, d. 
Sept. 24, 1891, dau. of John and Huldah (Richardson) Heffron. Children: 

1 Emogene 8 d. ae. 26 of tuberculosis. 

2 Samuel Eugene 8 b. Sept. 19, 1847. He will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. Agur Treat 7 Curtiss (David, David, Josiah, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. 1814 

Southbury, Conn. m. Sept. 14, 1839 Jane Ann Warner b. Dec. 5, 1810, dau. of Agur and Polly 
(Bassett) Warner. She d. Dec. 24, 1890 ae. 80. He d. Dec. 1, 1892 Stratford, Conn. Only child 
of record was: 

1 Helen A. 8 Curtiss b. 1844 d. Nov. 14, 1884, m. Stephen W. 

Gaines, Jr. Apr. 18, 1867. They had a dau. 
(1) Amy Gaines 

C.G. Holbrook 7 Curtiss (Salmon, Nehemiah, Benjamin, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. July 4, 
1787, m. 1st Apr. 17, 1816 Elizabeth Stone Cutler, dau. of Younglove and Dotha Cutler, b. Nov. 
14, 1792, d. Aug. 27, 1819. m. 2nd Oct. 7, 1822 Elizabeth P. Edmond b. Mar. 17, 1798, d. Dec. 
10, 1863, dau. of Hon. Wm. and Elizabeth (Chandler) Edmond of Newtown, Conn. He d. Feb. 21, 
1858. He removed to Watertown in 1810. Child by 1st wife: 

1 Ann Bishop 8 b. Apr. 27, 1817 d. Aug. 3, 1819 
Children by 2nd wife: 

2 Wm. Edmond 8 b. Sept. 23, 1823 Watertown, Conn. 

3 Henry Holbrook 8 b. Oct. 18, 1824 d. Aug. 21, 1836 

4 Elizabeth 8 b. Mar. 23, 1829 d. Mar. 30, 1830 
Wm. Edmond 8 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 133-134 Nichols 7 Curtiss (Philo, Benjamin, Benjamin, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. 
Sept. 27, 1784 Newtown, Conn., m. Nov. 3, 1803 Sarah Ann Bennett. She d. Oct. 29, 1858 ae. 71. 
He d. Apr. 30, 1853. They had a child who d. May 21, 1805. The next child of record was: 

1 Charlotte Nichols 8 b. June 13, 1821 She m. Jan. 2, 1843 Monroe Divine 
Downs. She d. Apr. 6, 1881. They had: 

(1) Smith Divine Downs b. Oct. 6, 1843, d. Nov. 3, 1921 

(2) Philo J. Downs b. Apr. 29, 1846 

2 Julius Bolivar 8 b. Dec. 10, 1825. He will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 134 Carlos 7 Curtiss, brother of Nichols 7 Curtiss, b. Sept. 29, 1786 Newtown, Conn., m. Sept. 
20, 1807 Polly Sample of Newtown, Conn. She d. Taylorville, 111. Apr. 26, 1858 ae. 71. Carlos 7 
removed to Berkshire, Delaware Co. Ohio 1812-1836, then to Coles Co. 111. where he d. Jan. 8, 
1844. Children: 

1 Wm. Hubbell 8 b. Oct. 17, 1808 

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2 Charlotte 8 b. Sept. 20, 1810 d. Nov. 15, 1876 Decatur, 111. She 
m. 1837 Kirby Benedict who d. at Santa Fe, N.M. Feb. 26, 1874. 

3 Nichols 8 b. Jan. 13, 1818 d. Jan. 12, 1844 

4 Derwin 8 b. Jan. 21, 1820 d. Nov. 22, 1847 

5 Ira B. 8 b. Oct. 18, 1823 

6 Philander C. 8 b. Oct. 28, 1825 

Wm. Hubbell 8 , Ira B. 8 and Philander C. 8 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 134 Philo 7 Curtiss (Philo, Benjamin, Benjamin, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. Sept. 20, 
1791, Newtown, Conn. m. Jan. 16, 1825 Sally Maria Birch of Newtown. She d. Mar. 2, 1893 ae. 90. 
He d. Jan. 15, 1872. Children: 

1 Cornelia 8 b. Sept. 24, 1827 d. unm. 

2 Jane 8 b. July 9, 1829 d. Oct. 15, 1862 

C.G. P. 89 Niram E. 7 Curtiss (Alfred Devine, Benjamin, Benjamin, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) 
b. Mar. 28, 1805 Newtown, Conn. m. Apr. 26, 1829 Matilda Rogers. He d. Feb. 24, 1846 in 
Brooklyn, N.Y. Children: 

1 Julia Louisa Matilda 8 b. 1830 m. Nov. 24, 1849 Rev. Curtis T. 

Woodruff of New York City. 

2 Sarah Tuttle 8 d. unm. in Branford. 

Niram E. 7 lived in New Haven and V.R. there call him "Hiram." Julia Louisa Matilda 8 bapt. at 
Milford, Conn. Mar. 12, 1843. Sarah Tuttle 8 bapt. there May 26, 1844. His widow m. 2nd his 
brother Alfred 7 . He b. June 8, 1817, d. Aug. 26, 1850. She m. 3rd his brother Edwin Augustus 7 
b. Jan. 25, 1825. He d. Jan. 24, 1905 ae. 79. Her death not of record. No children of record. 

C.G. P. 89 William 7 Curtiss, brother of Niram 7 Curtiss, b. Sept. 14, 1811, m. Fanny Moore. He d. 
Apr. 11, 1857. No record of children. 

C.G. P. 135 Cyrenius 7 Curtiss (Alfred Devine, Benjamin, Benjamin, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) 
b. Dec. 5, 1814 (but Sept. 8, 1815 family record), m. May 15, 1838 Christa Ann Beardsley of 
Monroe, Conn. b. Sept. 8, 1815 d. May 11, 1891. He d. Bridgeport, Conn. May 27, 1890. Children: 

1 Alfred 8 b. Newtown, Conn. Dec. 3, 1839, d. Nov. 24, 1850 

2 William 8 b. Newtown, Conn. Aug. 20, 1842, d. Nov. 5, 1850 

3 Joseph 8 b. Newtown, Conn. Apr. 5, 1844 

4 Sarah Matilda 8 b. Newtown, Conn. Nov. 7, 1846, d. Nov. 28, 1883., m. May 10, 
1868 Frederick Wm. 8 Curtiss of Huntington, Conn. (Morgan, Stiles, Elnathan, 
Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth). No children. 

5 Phebe Ann 8 b. Newtown, Conn. Sept. 15, 1850, m. Nov. 1867 James A. 
Wilson, son of James and Eliza (Hill) Wilson of New York City. 

6 Bertha Celia 8 b. Newtown, Conn. May 20, 1853, d. unm. 

7 Eva Adelaide 8 b. Newtown, Conn. May 17, 1856 d. July 19, 1868 
Joseph 8 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 135-136 Henry Francis 7 Curtiss (Epenetus, Benjamin, Benjamin, Josiah, William, Widow 

Elizabeth) b. May 4, 1823 Bridgeport, Conn., m. Lany McDaniel, dau. of Hon. Risdon Mc Daniel 
of Jones Co., N.C. Aug. 12, 1847. He was a seafaring man until 1846 when he settled in N.C. He 
d. in Knox Co., Tenn. Oct. 23, 1893. Children: 

1 Joseph 8 b. July 25, 1848 d. June 3, 1895 at New Orleans 

2 Susan 8 b. Nov. 1, 1850 

3 Henry Wm. 8 b. May 11, 1852 

4 Charles 8 b. Jan. 2, 1854 

5 Salina 8 b. Feb. 3, 1856 m. Richard Randall. Resided 
Shelton, Conn. 

6 Lany 8 b. July 25, 1857 d. unm. Shelton, Conn. 

7 Sarah 8 b. Nov. 7, 1865 m. H.B. Branner of Knoxville, Tenn. 

She d. Oct. 11, 1894. 

8 Francis 8 b. May 21, 1869 He was a school teacher at Grand 

Junction, Colorado. 
The family returned to Conn, before the Civil War. 
Henry Wm. 8 and Charles 8 will be considered later. 

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C.G. P. 136 Abijah Beach 7 Curtiss (John, Abijah, Benjamin, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. 

1797, Newtown, Conn. He was a clothier on River St., now South Ave., Rochester, N.Y. where he 
died Dec. 8, 1830 ae. 33 according to Rochester Daily Advertiser of Dec. 11, 1830. He m. Abigail 
Sheldon about 1820 and she d. Nov. 26, 1829 ae. 30. 

C.G. states he m. Abigail Allen but records at Rochester say Abigail Sheldon. Children: 

1 Louisa 6 b. No record. 

2 Elizabeth Sheldon 8 b. Aug. 23, 1823 

3 John Beach 8 b. Mar. 3, 1826 m. at Rochester, N.Y. May 17, 1850 
Clara J. Fisher, dau. of James H. Fisher. She d. at Rochester, N.Y. Mar. 28, 1852. 
He d. in New York City Aug. 8, 1858. No record of children. 

4 Jacob Sheldon 8 b. Dec. 28, 1827 

5 Carlos G. 8 b. Nov. 8, 1829 
Jacob Sheldon 8 and Carlos G. 8 will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. John Smith 7 Curtiss (John, Abijah, Benjamin, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) bp. Hun- 
tington, Conn. St. Paul's Episcopal Church Oct. 21, 1821 only child of Beulah 2nd w. of John 6 
Curtiss. He m. 1850 in Perington, Monroe Co., N.Y. Nancy S. Bosworth b. Feb. 24, 1822 in 
New York, dau. of Luther Boomer and his 1st w. Lomyra (Kelly) Bosworth. In 1864 they removed 
to Grass Lake, Mich. She d. Webberville, Mich, in 1889 and he moved with his daughter Lomira's 
family to Richmond, California in 1895 where he died soon after. Children: 

1 Lomira Jane 8 b. Jan. 6, 1851 She m. Stephen McNally and had: 
(1^ Ray McNally 

(2) Harry McNally 

2 Jessie Viola 8 b. Oct. 9, 1856 She m. Jan. 22, 1884 Lee Durand 
Whitney of Seneca Falls, N.Y. She d. Apr. 27, 1931. He d. 1925. They had: 

(1) Ralph Curtiss Whitney b. Nov. 27, 1886 Orlando, Fla. He d. July 25, 1930 

(2) Dorothy Whitney b. Feb. 23, 1889. Did not marry. She sent the record. 

(3) Fay Whitney b. June 4, 1891, d. Oct. 31, 1896. 

C.G. P. 90 Elihu Starr 7 Curtiss (Abijah Birdseye, Abijah, Benjamin, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) 
b. Newtown, Conn. July 8, 1794. m. Mary d. Jan. 1, 1850. No further record. 

C.G. P. 90 Horatio Nelson 7 Curtiss, brother of Elihu Starr 7 Curtiss b. July 27, 1798 m. Oct. 20, 1830 
at Rochester, N.Y. Marcia Nefus who d. Apr. 13, 1876 ae. 68. He d. Jan. 3, 1871 Rochester, N.Y. 
Children: 

1 Sarah Elizabeth 8 b. 1836 She m. Sept. 25, 1853 her second 

cousin Carlos G. 8 Curtiss, son of Abijah Beach 7 Curtiss. 

2 Birdseye Nelson 8 b. 1839 Resided Muir, Mich, where he d. 

July 21, 1872 ae. 33 leaving a widow Angela, but no children. 

3 George E. 8 b. 1845 

4 Frances M. 8 b. 1849 She m. 1st Thomas H. Penney. She 

m. 2nd Joseph Penney, both sons of Dr. Joseph Penney, President of Hamilton 
College. A son: 

(1) Joseph Nelson Penney b. Dec. 16, 1864, d. Jan. 26, 1887 
Frances M. 8 d. May 15, 1929 ae. 80. 
George E. 8 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 90 Joseph Beebe 7 Curtiss (Abijah Birdseye, Abijah, Benjamin, Josiah, William, Widow 

Elizabeth) b. Jan. 18, 1805 Newtown, Conn., m. Oct. 1, 1826 Elizabeth Birdseye. She b. Sept. 7, 
1805 dau. of Joseph and Hannah (Piatt) Birdseye. He d. July 25, 1834 and she m. 2nd David V. 
Baldwin. Children: 

1 Sarah Frances 8 b. Feb. _ 1827 d. Aug. 13, 1845 

2 Juliana 8 b. Jan. _ 1828 d. Feb. 11, 1856 unm. 

3 Elizabeth 8 b. Mar. 24, 1833 d. May 23, 1835 

C.G. P. 90 Birdseye Glover 7 Curtiss, brother of Joseph Beebe 7 Curtiss b. Newtown, Conn. Jan. 18, 
1807, m. Louisa Ketcham of Beloit, Wis. He d. Aug. 12, 1875. No further record. 

C.G. P. 136 Ira Lawrence 7 Curtiss, brother of Joseph Beebe 7 Curtiss b. Nov. 9, 1813 Newtown, Conn., 
m. Jan. 18, 1835 Marietta Glover b. Mar. 27, 1814, dau. of John and Polly 7 (Curtiss) Glover 
(Philo, Benjamin, Benjamin, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth). She d. Bedford, Ind. Aug. 30, 

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1887. He d. Newtown, Conn. Jan. 1, 1843. Children: 

1 Elizabeth" b. Oct. 19, 1835 m. Sept. 19, 1860 Daniel Webster 
Parker b. June 3, 1831, son of Woodbridge and Harriet M. (Thornton) Parker of 
Salem, N.Y. 

2 Juliette 8 b. July 9, 1837 m. Sept. 16, 1858 Winthrop Allen 
Foote b. Bedford, Ind. Dec. 25, 1832, son of Winthrop and Cynthia Childs (Barbour) 
Foote. 

3 A third daughter died Aug. 19, 1839. (Barbour Index) 

. P. 136 Roswell 7 Curtiss (Agur, Silas, Peter, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. Aug. 1, 1795 
Exeter, N.Y. m. Oct. 13, 1816 Jerusha Bennett b. 1794 dau. of Thomas and Charity (Hedges) 
Bennett of Exeter, N.Y. Removed to Starkey, N.Y. She d. July 24, 1869 ae. 75. He d. Oct. 29 
1869. Children: 

July 28, 1817 

June 28, 1820 d. Apr. 5, 1866, m. 1st May 14, 1839 

m. 2nd Dr. J. Esack Moshier of Ann Arbor, Mich. 

May 22, 1823 

Mar. 7, 1825 



m. Aug. 29, 1845 John T. Williams. 
m. Feb. 21, 1850 Wm. Doty. 

m. Mar. 26, 1862 John Jay Hooper. 



1 Thomas Bennett 8 b 

2 Esther 8 b 
Rev. Mandeville Tuttle. 

3 Charles 8 b 

4 Caroline M. 8 b 
She d. July 13, 1854. 

5 Eliza Jane 8 b. Aug. 29, 1827 
Removed to S. Lyons, Mich. 

6 Lester 8 b. Jan. 29, 1829 

7 Samuel Bennett 8 b. May 5, 1834 

8 Isabella May 8 b. Feb. 24, 1843 
Removed to South Lyons, Mich. 

Thomas Bennett 8 , Charles 8 , Lester 8 and Samuel Bennett 8 will be considered later. 

P. 137 David 7 Curtiss (Agur, Silas, Peter, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. July 26, 1799 
Exeter, N.Y. m. 1st Mar. 1, 1827 Sophia May b. Jan. 23, 1803. She d. Feb. 5, 1844 and he m 
2nd Nov. 28, 1844 Betsey Rose of Exeter, N.Y. She b. Apr. 10, 1813 and d. May 7, 1888. He d 
Oct. 13, 1876 Exeter, N.Y. Children by 1st wife: 

Walter Sheldon 8 b. Feb. 18, 1828 

Cortland, N.Y. No children. 

Marinda 8 

Gravel Run, Mich. 

Delos 8 



b. Aug. 17, 1829 
b. Apr. 17, 1831 



N.Y. No children. 

4 Irene Morse 8 

5 Harmon May 8 
Children by 2nd wife: 

6 George Thomas 8 
No children. 

7 Lester Lee 8 

8 Dorre Rose 8 

9 Charles Birdseye 8 
10 Sherman Williams 8 



b. June 15, 1834 
b. Oct. 23, 1842 

b. July 3, 1847 



m. Aug. 11, 1859 Amelia Bishop of 
m. Mar. 30, 1854 Thomas White of 
m. Nov. 1857 Lovina May of Cortland, 
m. June 15, 1856 Lafayette Gates 

m. Feb. 5, 1874 Eliza Hogaboom. 



b. Jan. 30, 1849 
b. Mar. 14, 1851 
b. Nov. 10, 1853 

b. Feb. 14, 1857 No record. 

Harmon May 8 , Lester Lee 8 , Dorre Rose 8 and Charles Birdseye 8 will be considered later. 

P. 138 Lester 7 Curtiss (Agur, Silas, Peter, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. May 31, 1806 
Exeter, N.Y. He m. 1st Caroline Bennett who d. June 15, 1838 ae. 32 and is buried in West Cem- 
etery at Nelson, Madison Co., N.Y. He m. 2nd Sarah Holmes. He removed to New York City and 
was in the mercantile business and d. there. Children by 1st wife: 

1 Mary 8 b. Exeter, N.Y. 1827 m. Wm. Burgess and removed to 
Petersburg, Va. 

2 Lester 8 b. Exeter, N.Y. 1830 Removed to Chicago, 111. No record. 

P. 138 Lee 7 Curtiss, brother of Lester 7 Curtiss, b. Exeter, N.Y. May 30, 1808, m. Oct. 1832 
Phebe Ann Higbee of New York City who d. Jan. 21, 1880 at Exeter, N.Y. where her husband was 
a physician. He d. there Aug. 13, 1834. Children: 

1 Helen 8 b. July 4, 1833 m. Apr. 8, 1854 Alvin Morelle Coleman 



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2 Oscar Lee 8 b. 1834/5 m. Hannah Stone. No further record. 

C.G. P. 138 Charles S. 7 Curtiss, brother of Lester 7 Curtiss, b. Aug. 18, 1815 Exeter, N.Y. m. Jan. 6, 
1836 Abigail M. Robinson who m. 2nd Jan. 14, 1854 George May. She d. Apr. 13, 1882. He d. Aug. 
18, 1852 Exeter, N.Y. Child: 

1 Damon 8 b. Oct. 11, 1838 m. Dec. 23, 1863 B. Pliana Caiinrad 

of Exeter. No children. He d. Dec. 4, 1892. 

Not in C.G. Ezra 7 Curtiss (George Preston, Ezra, Peter, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. Sept. 24, 
1813 Monroe, Conn. He was a carriage manufacturer. He m. 1st Feb. 3, 1840 at New Haven, Conn. 
Mary E. Lyon. She b. 1819 dau. of Hezekiah and Sarah (Hendricks) Lyon of New Haven. She 
d. Sept. 2, 1867 at Bridgeport, Conn. No children. He m. 2nd Oct. 6, 1869 at Norwalk, Conn. Mary 
Elizabeth Ells b. July 30, 1833, New Canaan, Conn. dau. of Robert and Elizabeth E. (Bishop) Ells. 
She d. Feb. 4, 1900 Norwalk, Conn. He d. Oct. 17, 1879 at Bridgeport, Conn. Children: 

1 George Ells 8 b. Jan. 20, 1871 Norwalk, Conn. 

2 Emily G. 8 She was an adopted daughter and she m. Chas. S. Prowitt. 
George Ells 8 Curtiss will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. John 7 Curtiss, brother of Ezra 7 Curtiss, b. 1826 Monroe, Conn., d. Jan. 14, 1882. He m. 

Nov. 17, 1847 Mary A. Botsford. His wife Mary A. Botsford d. Jan. 21, 1867 ae. 42. Two children 
of record: 

1 A son b. Apr. 29, 1850 No further record. 

2 Ida 8 Curtiss b. Nov. 1, 1852 No record. 

Not in C.G. William Henry 7 Curtiss (Charles, Elijah, Peter, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. Dec. 
20, 1813 Monroe, Conn., m. Sept. 10, 1839 in Danbury, Conn. Nancy Maria Hawley b. Apr. 12, 
1820 dau. of Isaac B. and Elizabeth (Warner) Hawley. She d. Feb. 21, 1904 at Monroe. He d. there 
Dec. 26, 1897. Children: 

1 Ann Maria 8 b. Sept. 2, 1842 d. May 1, 1856 

2 William Arthur 8 b. Aug. 5, 1857 He m. Oct. 12, 1890 in Easton, Conn. 
Flora A. Candee. No children. 

Not in C.G. Charles Lewis 7 Curtiss, brother of Wm. Henry 7 Curtiss, b. Aug. 13, 1822 Monroe, Conn, 
m. Oct. 21, 1851 Delia Lewis b. Jan. 5, 1827 dau. of Harry and Amanda (Sherman) Lewis. She d. 
Dec. 14, 1895 in Oxford, Conn. He d. Jan. 16, 1904. Children: 

1 Franklin 8 b. Nov. 7, 1852 unm. in 1904 

2 Sarah Amanda 8 b. Nov. 19, 1853 m. May 23, 1873 Elijah Burt Treat 
b. Oct. 13, 1850, son of Atwater and Elizabeth Ann (Terrill) Treat of Oxford, Conn. 
They had: 

(1) Jennie Mary Treat b. Apr. 20, 1874 d. Oct. 2, 1894 

(2) Florence Louisa Treat b. Nov. 6, 1877 

(3) Mary Henrietta Treat b. Oct. 1, 1881 <. 

(4) Atwater Curtiss Treat b. Feb. 15, 1883 

3 Theodore Gould 8 b. Aug. 12, 1857 

4 Louisa M. 8 b. Jan. 6, 1862 m. Oct. 11, 1893 Thaddeus Cook 
Beardsley as his 2nd w. No children. 

5 Henrietta Elizabeth 8 b. June 21, 1863 m. Mar. 4, 1886 John Calahan who 
d. Dec. 10, 1886. 

6 Chas. Tomlinson 8 b. Sept. 9, 1865 unm. in 1904 
Theodore Gould 8 will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. William 7 Curtiss (Zachariah Tomlinson, Elihu, Peter, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) 
b. Jan. 14, 1797 in Conn. He m. 1820 Betsey Galpin b. Mar. 3, 1800. She d. Nov. 1889. 
He d. in Ottawa, 111. at home of his son William 8 date not given. They resided in Oswego, N.Y. 
where all children were born. Children: 

1 William 8 b. Nov. 6, 1821 He m. Mary M. possibly dau. of 
Joseph H. Allen. The 1855 census shows they had a child b. 1855. In 1879 they re- 
sided in Ottawa, 111. No further record. 

2 Samuel 8 b. Dec. 15, 1824 He drowned before 1880 in Oswego. 

3 Emily 8 b. Mar. 15, 1827 

4 Emeline 8 Her twin died young. Emily m. a Mr. Moe and in 1879 was living in 
Waterford, Wis. 

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b. Jan. 6, 1828 


d. 1849 unm 


b. Nov. 12, 1829 




b. Nov. 8, 1831 


d. 1831 


b. Feb. 3, 1833 




b. May 6, 1835 





5 Alanson 8 

6 Ela 8 

7 Infant 

8 Nereus 8 

9 Alverson 8 

10 Sarah N. 8 b. Apr. 12, 1837 She m. a Mr. Palmer and resided in 
Waterford, Wis. No children. 

11 Emeline 8 b. May 27, 1839 m. a Mr. Hardin and resided in 1879 
in Waterford, Wis. 

12 Dewitt Clinton 8 b. Nov. 23, 1841 

13 James 8 b. Dec. 5, 1845 d. before 1850 
Samuel 8 , Ela 8 , Nereus 8 , Alverson 8 and Dewitt Clinton 8 will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. Ira 7 Curtiss b. Apr. 6, 1799. All evidence points to the conjecture that he was son of Isaac 8 
and Esther ( ) Curtiss (Elihu, Peter, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth). Ira 7 was born in 

Charlton, Saratoga Co., N.Y. and m. there Mar. 19, 1821 Rebecca Ely. She b. Feb. 11, 1802 d. 
July 12, 1894. They removed at once to Watervale, a small hamlet three miles south of Manlius, 
N.Y. He owned part of lot 86 in Manlius that his father Isaac sold to Samuel Candee in 1869 when 
he was in his 92nd year. Where Isaac 6 died is not known. He was not buried at Manlius. Ira died 
June 23, 1866 and is buried in Woodlawn Cemetery, Syracuse, N.Y. Children: 

1 Eveline 8 b. 1823 d. Apr. 3, 1826 ae. 3-3-28 

2 William 8 b. 1825 d. July 24, 1846 ae. 21 

3 Amelia H. 8 b. Jan. 21, 1828 d. Sept. 2, 1914, m. May 21, 1845 
Wakeman Gold Sprague. He b. June 20, 1822, d. Jan. 18, 1909. They had: 
(1) Mary Caroline Sprague b. May 14, 1852 who m. Anthony A. Lamb. 

4 Samuel B. 8 b. 1833 d. Oct. 21, 1853 ae. 19-9-0 

5 Caroline Docenia 8 b. Apr. 2, 1837 d. Sept. 21, 1928, m. Jan. 10, 1861 
Edgar Stevens McBride b. June 30, 1833 at Kent, Ohio, d. 1894. No children. They 
resided in Madison, Wis. 

Above record from Manlius Episcopal Church, Watervale Cemetery, and the Lamb Family. The 
church record also contains "Died Apr. 26, 1853 ae. 53 Rebecca wife of Heman Ward of Vernon, 
N.Y." She may have been sister of Ira Curtiss. 

Not in C.G. Wm. Beach 7 Curtiss (William Pixlee, Henry, Peter, Josiah, Wm., Widow Elizabeth) b. Jan. 
14, 1806 Prattsburg, Steuben Co., N.Y., m.c. 1833 Harriet Ann Beach b. Dec. 14, 1811, dau. of 
Wm. Green Beach. She d. Apr. 7, 1884 Prattsburg, N.Y. He d. Sept. 26, 1889 Prattsburg, N.Y. 
Children: 

1 Sarah 8 b. Apr. 27, 1835 d. Mar. 14, 1883, unm. 

2 Silliman Beach 8 b. Nov. 19, 1837 

3 James Finley 8 b. Apr. 1, 1845 d. May 22, 1926, m. Nov. 25, 1869 
Mary Bonney, dau. of Wm. Truman and Phebe Louisa (DeGolia) Bonney. Their only 
child was: 
(1) Jennie 9 Curtiss b. July 17, 1883. She m. May 27, 1909 Delbert Van Gelder son 

of David and Phebe Van Gelder. No children. 

4 Mary 8 b. Sept. 4, 1850 m. Lucas Enos. She d. Dec. 15, 1931 
ae. 82. 

Silliman Beach 8 Curtiss will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. Harvey 7 Curtiss (William Pixlee, Henry, Peter, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. 

1807 Prattsburg, Steuben Co., N.Y. m. 1st Clarissa King, dau. of Jeremiah B. and Hannah King of 
Mentz, Cayuga Co., N.Y. m. 2nd before 1855 Rhoda . Children: 

1 Ellen M. 8 b. 1842 Removed to Milwaukee, Wis. 

2 Emma 8 b. ^HZI 1845 

3 Henry 8 b. 1849 

In April 1854 Harvey and Clarissa Curtiss of Milwaukee, Wis. quit-claim to Chauncey P. King of 
Janesville, Wis., brother of Clarissa Curtiss, all title to any land that the late Jeremiah B. King, 
late of Mentz, Cayuga Co., N.Y. died seized of . No further record. 

Not in C.G. David E. 7 Curtiss, brother of Harvey 7 Curtiss, b. m. Margaret E. . They 

removed to Virginia but their son Wm. H. 8 Curtiss b. Oct. 1, 1855, d. July 28, 1883 is buried at 
Prattsburg, N.Y. No further record. 

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Not in C.G. Henry 7 Curtiss, brother of Harvey 7 Curtiss, b. Sept. 19, 1800 probably at Clinton, Oneida 
Co., N.Y. Removed to Pennsylvania but died Jan. 28, 1879 buried at Prattsburg, N.Y. No further 
record. 

Not in C.G. Henry Wheeler 7 Curtiss (Henry Tomlinson, Henry, Peter, Josiah, Wm., Widow Elizabeth) 
b. June 12, 1845. He became a commission merchant and importer in New York City where he m. 
Oct. 21, 1868 Addie Beers b. Apr. 30, 1849 dau. of Henry Judd and Priscilla (Armstead) Beers 
of Southport, Conn. She d. Jan. 18, 1925. He d. May 1, 1902. Children: 

1 Maude Haring 8 b. May 12, 1871 She d. unm. in N. Y. City Oct. 10, 1950 

2 Alfred Loomis 8 b. July 23, 1874 d. June 29, 1942. unm. He was a 
graduate of Yale 1896 and Columbia Law School 1899 and became Secretary of The 
New York Stock Exchange Safe Deposit Co. until 1940. 

C.G. P. 214 Julian Wheeler 7 Curtiss (Henry Tomlinson, Henry, Peter, Josiah, Wm., Widow Elizabeth) 
b. Aug. 29, 1858 Fairfield, Conn. Class of 1879, Yale, became president of A. J. Spaulding and 
Bros. Mfgrs. of Sporting Goods in New York City where he m. Oct. 12, 1880 Mary Louise Case 
dau. of Joseph and Thankful (Smith) Case of Gloversville, N.Y. He d. Feb. 17, 1944 his wife sur- 
viving him. Children: 

1 Jean Beardsley 8 b. Nov. 29, 1881 m. June 1, 1909 Liebig Wallace 
Gibbons known as Lee Wallis Gibbons. They had: 

(1) Jean Curtiss Gibbons b. Sept. 9, 1910, m. Henry H. Garrison 

(2) John Curtiss Gibbons b. Sept. 1, 1914 of Barrington, HI. 

2 Mary Louise 8 b. Apr. 12, 1884 m. 1908 Herbert Hoyt Pease. 

Resided in New Britain, Conn. They had: 

(1) Mary Pease b. Sept. 5, 1909, m. Roger Edson 

(2) Hoyt Curtiss Pease b. June 24, 1911 

(3) Julian Curtiss Pease b. Oct. 27, 1913 

(4) Prudence Pease b. May 24, 1917, m. Ralph D. Cutler 

(5) Penelope Pease b. Dec. 16, 1923, m. Marshall Pease 

3 Henry Tomlinson 8 b. Apr. 19, 1889 Class of 1910, Yale, m. Oct. 23, 1915 Mrs. 
Estelle T. Wyckoff dau. of John C. Tomlinson and divorcee' of Clarence P. Wyckoff. 
No children. He d. Jan. 11, 1928. 

4 Margaret Burr 8 b. Dec. 26, 1897 d. Dec. 29, 1915 

Not in C.G. Abner 7 Curtiss (Stiles, Stiles, Matthew, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. Jan. 28, 1804, 
m. June 21, 1837 Ann Maria Hawley of Bridgeport, Conn. They resided in Sherman, Conn, in 1884. 
Child: 

1 Hannah 8 b. No record. 



Not in C.G. Stiles 7 Curtiss, brother of Abner 7 Curtiss b. Sept. 5, 1806. He m. Mar. 10, 1839 at New 
Milford, Conn. Amelia Emeline Monroe, b. Dec. 24, 1812, dau. of David and Polly (Knapp) 
Monroe. She d. May 23, 1875 buried in Danbury. He d. Nov. 11, 1880. They lived in Sherman, 
Conn. Children: 

1 Levi Edward 8 b. May 25, 1840 

2 George H. 8 b. 1844 

Levi Edward 8 and George H. 8 will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. David 7 Curtiss, brother of Abner 7 Curtiss, b. Apr. 25, 1813, m. Nov. 27, 1838 Clarissa 
Monroe. Redding, Conn. V.R. No further data. 

Not in C.G. Ross 7 Curtiss, brother of Abner 7 Curtiss, b. June 21, 1816, m. Esther Curtiss of unknown 
parentage. No further record. 

Not in C.G. John A. 7 Curtiss (David, Josiah, Matthew, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. Mar. 13, 

1811 Port Byron, Cayuga Co., N.Y. m. there 1846 Almira Baxter b. Mar. 12, 1824 dau. of 

Jesse and Prudence (Albertson) Baxter. She d. Dec. 10, 1874. He d. Mar. 3, 1896. Children 

1 Fred 8 d. ae. 9 

2 Thomas 8 b. Apr. 16, 1849 

3 Charles 8 
Thomas 8 and Charles 8 will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. Matthew B. 7 Curtiss, brother of John A. 7 Curtiss, b. July 13, 1817 Port Byron, N.Y. He 
settled in St. Louis, Mo. and entered the produce commission business as junior partner in 

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Kneenes and Curtiss. Later he entered the wholesale fish business. In 1897 he transferred his 
interests to his sons Matthew J. and Charles D. Curtiss and died Sept. 16, 1897. He m. 1st Sarah 
A. b. May 14, 1827, d. July 17, 1852. Their dau. Sarah A. 8 d. Aug. 1, 1852 ae. 0-1-18. Data 
from cemetery at Port Byron, N.Y. m. 2nd Selma Goyer, dau. of Francis Goyer, a leather mer- 
chant of Montreal, Canada. She and seven children survived him. Children- 

1 Matthew J. 8 

2 Charles D. 8 

3 Josephine M. 8 

4 Frank L. 8 

5 Clara H. 8 who m. Mr. Bohms. 

6 Emma 8 who m. Mr. Hartman. 

7 Rosalie 8 

8 Aurelia 8 who d. unmarried before her father. 
No record of any of these children. 

Not in C.G. Josiah 7 Curtiss (Josiah, Josiah, Matthew, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. 1816 

probably in Lansing, Tompkins Co., N.Y. where he died July 3, 1883 ae. 66-10-0. He m. 1846 
Mary Elizabeth Fuller b. Feb. 3, 1828 and d. June 17, 1899 Maple Hill, Kansas. Children: 

1 Bloomfield 8 b. Dec. 16, 1847 d. Feb. 28, 1862 by kick of a horse. 

2 George Martin 8 b. Dec. 10, 1853 

3 Frank B. 8 b. abt. 1856 He m. Annie , Flatbush, 

Brooklyn, N.Y. He d. about 1905. No children. 

4 Wilson Horace 8 b. 1865 

5 Rachel 8 b. _ _ 1867 d. 1941 at Lamar, Colorado. 

She m. Hector Beaubien and had one child: 

(1) Nellie Beaubien who m. F. B. Nichols of Topeka, Kan. 

George Martin 8 and Wilson Horace 8 will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. Niram 7 Curtiss (William, Josiah, Matthew, Josiah, Wm., Widow Elizabeth) b.c. 1805 

m. Heaton. He d. Nov. 1844 at Chester, Meigs Co., Ohio and she m. 2nd Scott 

and had a son William Scott. By Niram 7 she had: 

1 Abner 8 b. 1835 Chester, Ohio. m. Eliza . No children. 

2 Avrillia 8 b. d. unm. 

3 Julia 8 b. d. unm. 

4 William 8 b. May 1, 1844 Chester, Ohio. When his father was killed ac- 
cidentally in tearing down an old house in November 1844 his widow changed the name 
of his last child from William to Niram, Jr. in memory of his father. He will be 
considered later. 

Not in C.G. Walter 7 Curtiss, brother of Niram 7 Curtiss. He had a son and a daughter. 

Not in C.G. Sylvester 7 Curtiss, broth.er of Niram 7 Curtiss. He m. Sally and they had: 

1 Henry 8 

2 Lucius 8 

3 Donald 8 

4 Bert 8 

Who settled in Pittsburgh, Pa. 

5 Sylvester 8 

Who removed to Norton Co., Kan. 

C.G. P. 138 Edwin C. 7 Curtiss (Abner, Reuben, Matthew, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. Dec. 18, 
1798 Danbury, Conn. m. 1st May 14, 1823 Henrietta Pitts b. Mar. 13, 1806 dau. of John Pitts of 
Milledgeville, Ga. She d. Feb. 25, 1836 ae. 30. He m. 2nd June 7, 1836 Mary Van de Water, b. 
July 10, 1808, dau. of William and Phebe (Valentine) Van de Water. She d. Aug. 22, 1886. He d. 
Nov. 17, 1864, New York City. Children: by 1st wife: 

1 Edwin Pitts 8 b. Dec. 2, 1824 Cahaba, Ala. He d. of typhoid fever in Civil 
War at Trenton, Tenn. Aug. 2, 1862. 

2 John Abner 8 b. Apr. 15, 1826 Cahaba, Ala. m. Jan. 15, 1847 Frances 
Angeline Allen, dau. of William and Adeline 6 (Curtiss) Allen. (Reuben, Matthew, 
Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth), b. Dec. 27, 1828, d. Nov. 17, 1884. He d. Dec. 
30, 1865 New York City. No children. 

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3 Julia Emma 8 b. Feb. 6, 1829 Cahaba, Ala. d. 1846 unm. 

4 Mary Henrietta 8 b. Jan. 25, 1831, Cahaba, Ala. m. Sept. 18, 1850 John Hunt 
Fowle of Northampton, Mass. She d. Sept. 30, 1881. They had: 

(1) John Curtiss Fowle 

(2) Edwin Hunt Fowle 

(3) Julia Henrietta Fowle 

5 William Osborn 8 b. Oct. 14, 1833 Cahaba, Ala. d. Feb. 6, 1836 New York City 

6 Susan Caroline 8 b. Feb. 10, 1836 New York City, d. Apr. 29, 1836 Campo, Conn. 
Children by 2nd wife: 

7 Phebe Eliza 8 b. Aug. 13, 1837 Campo, Conn., d. Mar. 27, 1915 unm. in 
New York City. 

8 Rebecca 8 b. May 4, 1839 Campo, Conn. d. Feb. 24, 1902 unm. in 
New York City. 

9 Sarah Ann 8 b. July 10, 1840 Campo, Conn. d. Jan. 8, 1849 New York Ci 

10 William Osborn 8 b. Feb. 4, 1842 Campo, Conn. d. Dec. 12, 1924 unm. 

11 Caroline Halsey 8 b. Sept. 26, 1844 New York City d. Aug. 1, 1849 

C.G. P. 139 Paul Allen 7 Curtiss (Abner, Reuben, Matthew, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. Jan. 
26, 1800 Danbury, Conn., m. Sept. 30, 1823 Mary Cecelia Stansbury, b. Apr. 2, 1806 New York 
City, dau. of Jonas and Catherine (Rague) Stansbury of New York City. She d. Feb. 6, 1892. He d 
July 28, 1883. Children: 

1 Allen Stansbury 8 b. Aug. 3, 1824 New York City 

2 Catherine Stansbury 8 b. Sept. 1, 1826 d. Mar. 30, 1905, m. Nov. 23, 1846 
Henry Ormond Pinneo bp. May 14, 1815, son of Rev. Bezaliel and Mary (Stone) 
Pinneo. They had: 

(1) Gertrude Maude Pinneo b. New York City Aug. 28, 1848 

(2) Louis Ormond Pinneo b. New York City Oct. 8, 1850 

(3) Albert Henry Pinneo b. New York City Feb. 15, 1852 
(41 Clarence Curtiss Pinneo b. New York City Dec. 8, 1856 
(5) Alfred Walker Pinneo b. Milford, Conn. Jan. 24, 1866 

3 Mary Cecelia 8 b. Dec. 29, 1828 m. June 24, 1851 Theodore Wallace 
Todd of New York City, b. Aug. 7, 1825 d.c. 1905. She d. Feb. 23, 1869 New York 
City. He was son of Wm. Wallace and Caroline (Duffle) Todd. They had: 

(1) Perry Curtiss Todd 

(2) Roosevelt Duffle Todd 

(3) Herbert Wallace Todd 

(4) Mary Caroline Todd m. John F. Maxfield 

4 John Leonard 8 b. Feb. 5, 1831 d. 1835 

5 Wm. Henry 8 b. Apr. 1, 1834 New York City. 

6 John Leonard 8 b. Feb. 2, 1836 d. 1844 

7 Charles Halsey 8 b. Mar. 23, 1838 d. _ _ 1840 

8 Pauline 8 b. June 12, 1840 d. 1871 unm. 

9 Irene Augusta 8 b. Nov. 7, 1842 m. June 6, 1867 Cornelius Brinkman 
Outcault, son of John and Amanda Outcault. They had: 

(1) Cornelius Brinkman Outcault, Jr. b. May 20, 1871 

10 Clemence 8 b. June 8, 1846 m. Bate 

11 Floyd Ferris 8 b. Oct. 28, 1849 Drowned Nov. 1879 unm. 
Allen Stansbury 8 and Wm. Henry 8 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 140 Joseph 7 Curtiss (Abner, Reuben, Matthew, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. Nov. 23, 
1803 New York City. m. May 13, 1826 Sarah Ann Van de Water, b. Nov. 12, 1804 dau. of William 
and Phebe (Valentine) Van de Water. She d. Feb. 5, 1889. He d. July 9, 1867 New York City. 
Children: 

1 Wm. Van de Water 8 b. Mar. 6, 1827 New York City 

2 Harriet Amelia 8 b. June 29, 1829 d. Feb. 13, 1900 unm. 

3 Alfred Leonard 8 b. May 3, 1832 New York City 

4 Adeline Allen 8 b. Sept. 9, 1834 New York City, m. Sept. 7, 1854 Alfred 
Gardner Perry of Rhode Island b. Dec. 17, 1828 d. May 3, 1862, son of Hiram and 
Mary Ann (Gardner) Perry. She d. Feb. 4, 1881. They had: 

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(1) Alfred Peckham Perry b. 1855 

5 Sarah Isabel 8 b. Jan. 1, 1837 d. Apr. 17, 1905 unm. 

6 Mary Caroline 8 b. Mar. 2, 1839 d. Jan. 15, 1914 unm. 

7 Julia Emma 8 b. July 10, 1841 d. July 3, 1912, m. Aug. 1881 Myron 
Winslow who d. Nov. 22, 1916. They had: 

(1) Rev. Archibald Spiers Winslow 

8 John Halsey 8 b. Oct. 4, 1843 d. Aug. 23, 1905, m. Oct. 17, 1878 
Mrs. Mary Harriet Rider, dau. of Silas and Sarah (Fowler) Hall and widow of 
Frederick Rider. She d. Nov. 28, 1904. They had: Sarah Theodora 9 b. 1881. 
Unmarried in 1922. 

Wm. Van de Water 8 , Alfred Leonard 8 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 214 Joseph Reuben 7 Curtiss (Joseph, Reuben, Matthew, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. 

Nov. 26, 1813 New York City, m. Oct. 1, 1834 Maria Robineau b. Nov. 1814, d. Nov. 18, 1891. 

He d. Feb. 1886 New York City. He went to California in the 1849 gold rush and returned wealthy. 
He was present at his father's golden wedding in 1853. Children: 

1 Frederick 8 b. Aug. 22, 1835 He joined the navy and was killed in a 
fall from the mast-head in 1863; unmarried. 

2 Joseph Morris 8 V. 1839 d. ae. 2 mos. 

Not in C.G. Henry White 7 Curtiss (Matthew, Reuben, Matthew, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. Mar. 

28, 1808 Danbury, Conn., m. 1839 Mary Ann Wright who d. 1849. The only child of record 

was: 

1 Mary Elizabeth Curtiss who m. 1864 Wm. H. Redding 

Not in C.G. David Allen 7 Curtiss, brother of Henry White 7 Curtiss, b. Nov. 22, 1809 Danbury, Conn., 
m. Oct. 12, 1828 Annis Barnum. No record of children. 

Not in C.G. Theodore 7 Curtiss, brother of Henry White 7 Curtiss, b. Jan. 20, 1815 Danbury, Conn. d. Apr. 

24, 1903 Salt Lake City, Utah., m. 1846 at Nauvoo, 111. Margaret Morgan. A grandson 

Theodore 9 living 1949 Salt Lake City- No further record. 

Not in C.G. Joseph Thomas 7 Curtiss (Thomas, Reuben, Matthew, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. 
Jan. 29, 1815 Bridgeport, Conn. He m. June 8, 1841 in New York City. Adaline Margaret Moffat 
b. June 19, 1815, dau. of John Little and Hannah (Curtis) Moffat his cousin. The marriage ended in 
divorce. He committed suicide in Brooklyn Nov. 13, 1857. She d. there July 15, 1880. They had: 

1 Jessie 8 b. Sept. 6, 1842 d. Mar. 6, 1907 New York City, 
m. Oct. 2, 1880 Charles H. B. Shepherd of Baltimore, Md. No children. 

2 Gram 8 b. May 2, 1844 

3 Frank 8 b. May 12, 1846 

4 Ernest 8 b. Oct. 1, 1849 
Gram 8 , Frank 8 , and Ernest 8 will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. William Mark 7 Curtiss, brother of Joseph Thomas 7 Curtiss, b. Aug. 18, 1817. m. 1st May 

25, 1842 Anna Augusta Middlebrook b. Trumbull, Conn. Aug. 2, 1822, dau. of Robert and Nancy 
(Burton) Middlebrook. She d. Aug. 26, 1842. He m. 2nd Sept. 27, 1847 Eunice Eliza Middlebrook, 
b. Ferrisburg, Vt. Aug. 29, 1826 dau. of Cornelius Palmer and Sally Middlebrook. She d. Aug. 26, 
1890. He d. Dec. 3, 1890 Burlington, Vt. He was a physician. He had no children. 

C.G. P. 141 Samuel 7 Curtiss (Gould, Gould, Matthew, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. Apr. 27, 

1818 Newtown, Conn. m. 1st Jan. 5, 1848 Mary Nichols b. Newtown, Conn. Mar. 28, 1828 d. Mar. 
22, 1871. He m. 2nd 1880 Betsey 7 Curtiss (Hezekiah, Gould, Matthew, Josiah, William, Widow 
Elizabeth), widow of David Hinman. She d. May 18, 1889. He m. 3rd her sister Mary 7 widow of 
James LeGrande Wheeler. He d. Feb. 11, 1899^ Newtown, Conn. Children: 

1 Henry Gould 8 b. Dec. 8, 1848 Newtown, Conn. 

2 Julia 8 b. July 31, 1855 m. Nov. 17, 1879 Henry S. Hawley 
b. Jan. 25, 1849 son of Daniel and Olive (Hawley) Hawley. They had: 

(1) Samuel Curtiss Hawley 

(2) Mary Nichols Hawley 
Henry Gould 8 will be considered later. 



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C.G. P. 94 Daniel Blackman 7 (John Gould, Gould, Matthew, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. Mar. 
30, 1826 Newtown, Conn. He m. May 6, 1863 Mary Asenath Brown, dau. of Lucius H. and Susan 
(Besley) Brown of Bath, Steuben Co., N.Y. She d. Mar. 31, 1915. He settled in Sept. 1857 in a 
small hamlet in Steuben Co., N.Y. and gave it the name of Curtiss, N.Y. where he d. Aug. 6, 1883. 
He was a lumberman, tanner and farmer. Children: 

1 Jane Balcom 8 b. Mar. 2, 1864 d. July 8, 1867 

2 John Simeon 8 b. Aug. 9, 1865 

3 George Haverling 8 b. Oct. 8, 1866 d. Apr. 7, 1937, m. Anna Hitchcock. 
She d. Mar. 1936. They had no children. He was a graduate of Rutgers, Class of 
1888. Removed to Pasadena, Calif. Became Vice President of B. O. Kendall Co., 
real estate and insurance. 

4 Uri Balcom 8 b. Apr. 16, 1869 m. Martha A. Doiers June 20, 1912 
at Los Angeles, Calif. He was engaged in mining and real estate. He d. June 3, 1938 
at La Canada, Calif. She d. Aug. 1946 at Los Angeles, Calif. No children. 

5 Mary Clara 8 b. Jan. 6, 1882 m. Nov. 30, 1905 Rev. Carl N. Klass 
who d. Aug. 17, 1941 at Seattle, Wash. They had: 

(1) Mary Klass b. Jan. 5, 1907 who m. Robert Brown 

(2) Carl N. Curtiss Klass b. July 15, 1910 who m. Virginia Campbell 

(3) Georgiana C. Klass b. Sept. 17, 1915 who m. Victor W. Willits 
John Simeon 8 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 94 John Gould 7 Curtiss (John Gold, Gould, Matthew, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. Nov. 
_ 1829 Newtown, Conn., m. Mar. 10, 1868 Mary A. Chambers, dau. of Thomas and Elizabeth 
TSmith) Chambers of Emporium, Pa. He d. Mar. 23, 1918 at Erie, Pa. She d. Jan. 14, 1923, ae. 
73. They had a tannery at Curtiss, N.Y. Removed in 1868 to Ludlow, Pa. where he was postmas- 
ter, but both died in Erie, Pa. Children: 

1 Mary Antoinette 8 b. Apr. 29, 1869 d. Sept. 26, 1870 

2 Daniel Gould 8 b. Apr. 19, 1871 Warren, Pa. 

3 John Simeon 8 b. May 3, 1878 Ludlow, Pa. 
John Simeon 8 and Daniel Gould 8 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 94 David 7 Curtiss, brother of John Gould 7 Curtiss b. Oct. 2, 1836 Newtown, Conn. Both brothers 
owned large oil interests in Ludlow, Pa. and removed later to Erie, Pa. He m. 1st Jan. 10, 1861 
Harriet P. Blackman, b. Nov. 1, 1839 d. July 30, 1869, dau. of Donald and Louisa (Piatt) Blackmail 
He m. 2nd Jan. 17, 1871 her sister Sarah E. Blackman, b. June 22, 1845. Child by 1st wife: 

1 Charlotte 6 b. May 8, 1866 d. Oct. 22, 1873 
Child by 2nd wife: 

2 Harriet 8 b. Nov. 16, 1873 d. Aug. 21, 1892 

C.G. P. 141 Benjamin 7 Curtiss (Hezekiah, Gould, Matthew, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. Aug. 
6, 1826, m. Oct. 1, 1857 Laura Lewis of Monroe, Conn. b. Feb. 15, 1835 d. Nov. 14, 1914 dau. of 
Harry and Amanda (Clark) Lewis. He d. May 27, 1882. Children: 

1 Hobart Henry 8 b. Nov. 13, 1859 

2 Jane Louise 8 b. Mar. 2, 1863 d. Jan. 19, 1939 unm. 

3 Frederick L. 8 b. 1868 Never married. He d. Sept. 20, 1952 

at Passaic, N.J. where he had resided since 1893. He began his career in the rubber 
industry with the New York Belting and Packing Co. of Newtown, Conn. In Passaic he 
helped establish the Manhattan Rubber Mfg. Co. which later became a part of Ray- 
bestos- Manhattan of which he became vice-president and treasurer and honorary di- 
rector. 

4 Newton M. 8 b. Apr. 22, 1872 
Hobart Henry 8 and Newton 8 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 141 Henry 7 Curtiss, brother of Benjamin 7 Curtiss, b. m. Fannie Parker of Dubuque, 

Iowa where he settled. He was killed there by a boiler explosion. Children: 

1 Florence 8 

2 Charles 8 removed to Tacoma, Wash. 

C.G. P. 95 Josiah 7 Curtiss (David, Gould, Matthew, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. Dec. 4, 1831 
Newtown, Conn., m. Apr. 10, 1856 Caroline Sophia Smith of Addison, N.Y. b. Apr. 28, 1834 in 
Havana, N.Y. d. Dec. 23, 1913 at Addison, N.Y. He d. Aug. 5, 1914 at Addison, N.Y. 

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Children: 

1 Carrie Jennett 8 b. May 21, 1857 Addison, N.Y. m. 1st Dec. 24, 1880 Louis 
Patterson of Livonia, N.Y. who d. Jan. 12, 1890 and she m. 2nd June 15, 1893 Alfred 
Lublin of New York City. She d. Jan. 17, 1929 Washington, D.C. They had: 

(1) Curtiss Patterson b. July 12, 1882 m. Clara Owens 

(2) Janet Curtiss Patterson b. Dec. 28, 1885 m. Lynn A. Taylor 

2 Minnie Antoinette 8 b. Aug. 29, 1859 Addison, N.Y. m. June 28, 1882 Frank E. 
Smedley of Avon, N.Y. He d. June 12, 1897. No children. 

3 Bertha Jane 8 b. Mar. 11, 1861 d. Jan. 16, 1940 unm. in Los Angeles, 
Calif. 

4 Jose Richmond 8 b. June 26, 1868 LeRoy, N.Y. d. unmarried. 

Not in C.G. Daniel 7 Curtiss (Daniel, John, Charles, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. 1810 

Cazenovia, N.Y. He d. 1891 Cazenovia, N.Y. He m. 1st Sarah b. 1808. He m. 2nd 

Mary Stevens. No children by her. 

The record of his children in 1910 is given under the record of his sister Mary Jane 7 Lockman 
taken from her will. 

Not in C.G. Abel 7 Curtiss (Daniel, John, Charles, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. 1823 

Cazenovia, N.Y. He m. Sally Hopkins, dau. of John and Amanda Hopkins. They lived at 

Delphi Falls, nearly on the line of Onondaga Co., N.Y. He was famous as a sausage maker. He 
d. Dec. 30, 1890. Children: 

1 Caroline 8 b. 1840 m. Henry Graham and resided in 

Cortland, N.Y. and had: 

(1) Edward Graham 

(2) Adelbert Graham 

(3) William Graham 

2 Mary Permelia 8 b. Dec. 4, 1847 m. May 15, 1865 Stephen Barber 
b. Mar. 17, 1843, d. July 13, 1931, son of Frederick and Betsey (Jackson) Barber. 
She d. Jan. 2, 1905. Their only child: 

(1) George Barber b. Apr. 12, 1867, m. Lillian 9 Curtiss. (Martin Van Buren, 
Allen, Samuel, Abner, Josiah, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth). They had no 
children. He d. 1938. She d. 1950. 

3 Eunice 8 b. 1849 m. Charles Springer. They had: 

(1) Fred Springer 

(2) Frank Springer 

(3) Maude Springer 

4 Fannie 8 b. 1854 m. William Larkin son of Wm. Larkin 

from England. They had four children who d.y. 

The 1850 census shows a son George 8 b. 1843 who probably died young. S. Cemetery 
has this George d. July 20, 1853 ae. 10. Also William R. 8 d. July 5, 1853 ae. 2. and 
Hattie E. 8 d. May 25, 1870 ae. 6. 

Not in C.G. Schuyler V. 7 Curtiss (John, John, Charles, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. 1808 

Fenner, N.Y., m. Eliza Ann b. 1813 in Dutchess Co., N.Y. Children: 

1837 
1838 
1841 
1845 
1847 
1850 
1852 
_ 1855 
The above is from the 1855 census of Manlius, N.Y. where the family then lived. No 
further record. 

Not in C.G. Amasa Charles 7 Curtiss (John, John, Charles, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. 

1821, m. Catherine Hamill. Her mother was Jane Hamill b. 1786 in Washington Co., N.Y. so 
the 1850 census shows and living with the family were Jane H. Beach age 13 and John E. Beach 
age 11. In 1862 Amasa Charles Curtiss sold lot 86 Lysander, Onondaga Co., N.Y. to M. P. Beach. 

197 



1 Sarah J. 8 


b. 


2 Nancy Elizabeth 8 


b. 


3 Caroline 8 


b. 


4 John G. 8 


b. 


5 Mary J. 8 


b. 


6 Perry G. 8 


b. 


7 Palmer G. 8 


b. 


8 Son 8 


b. 



In 1857 Amasa Charles Curtiss' wife Catherine bought land of A. P. Hamill. She d. Oct. 13, 1905. 



Children: 










1 


Ransom Herbert 8 


b 




2 


Martha 8 

(1) Paul Names 

(2) Sewell Names 

(3) Katherine Names 

(4) Mary Names 

(5) Curtiss Names 


b 



1850 
1852 



She m. Scott Names, and had: 



Ransom Herbert 8 will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. John 7 Curtiss (Abel, John, Charles, Josiah, William, Widow Elizabeth) b. 1806/7 in Ballston, 

Saratoga Co., N.Y. d. Dec. 23, 1875 ae. 69-0-12 Fayetteville, N.Y. m. Sarah Ann . 

They had ten children of whom the record is fragmentary. 

1 Henry Wm. 8 b. 1842 

2 George Frederick 8 b. 1845 

3 Charles C. 8 b. 1850 



The names of the other children are not of record. 

Not in C.G. Palmer Hunlock 7 Curtiss (Abel, John, Charles, Josiah, Wm., Widow Elizabeth) b. July 17, 

28, 1837 at Sandgate, Vt. Fanny Hurd 
They were married by Horace Hurd, 

d. Sept. 18, 1909, m. Apr. 28, 1868 



1814 Delphi, N.Y. d. Nov. 29, 1882 Syracuse, N.Y. m. Sept. 
b. May 26, 1814 d. Feb. 1, 1895 probably dau. of Levi Hurd. 
J. P. Children: 



1 



b. Sept. 17, 1840 

who d. Apr. 21, 1870. 

b. Sept. 9, 1842 

b. Mar. 6, 1845 



b. Dec. 16, 1846 



d. 


Oct. 


19, 


1846 










d. 


Jan. 


21, 


1921 


unm. Vassar College 


d. 


Nov. 


4, 


1910, 


m. 


Apr. 


30, 


1873 



d. Feb. 25, 1898, m. Oct. 16, 1873 



Helen Eliza 8 
Alva D. Waters 

2 Mary Louisa 8 

3 Harriet Sophia 8 
graduate. 

4 Mary Amelia 8 
Charles Underwood. 

5 Levi Hurd 8 b. June 14, 1849 

6 Theresa Louise 8 b. Oct. 14, 1850 
William E. Brown. They had: 

(1) Harry Curtiss Brown b. June 13, 1875 

(2) Frederick Wm. Brown b. July 16, 1877 

(3) Arthur James Brown b. Sept. 25, 1882 

(4) Bertha Louise Brown b. Mar. 1, 1890 

The reason for the Vermont marriage was that Fanny Hurd was visiting relatives in Liverpool, 
N.Y. near Syracuse and thus met Palmer H. Curtiss. 
Levi Hurd 8 will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. and conjectural. Nehemiah 7 Curtiss (Nehemiah H., Salmon, Charles, Josiah, William, Widow 
Elizabeth) b. 1809, m. Apr. 25, 1830 Julia Ann Munson of Hamden, Conn. dau. of Job and Sally 
(Moss) Munson. She d. Nov. 20, 1881 ae. 69. He d. Apr. 10, 1879 ae. 70. He was a farmer. 
Children: 

1 Sally 8 

2 Julia 8 

3 Charles 8 



b. 
b. 


1839 
1845 


b. 



Not in C.G. and conjectural. 
Elizabeth) b. Nov. 15, 



N.Y. 
N.Y. 



d. Aug. 1, 
Children: 



1876, 



Salmon 7 Curtiss (Nehemiah H., Salmon, Charles, Josiah, William, Widow 
1812, m. Dec. 2, 1840 Harriet V. Seamans, b. Mar. 4, 1822 at Harford, 
dau. of Isaac and Amarilla (Sheldonl Seamans. He d. May 8, 1893 Virgil, 



1 Ann 8 

2 Henry 8 

3 Christina 8 
at Stepney, Conn. 



b. Dec. 4, 1841 

b. Jan. 11, 1843 

b. Dec. 20, 1845 

Ralph Benedict b. Jan. 



and Lydia (Beebe) Benedict. They had: 

(1) Lydia Christina Benedict b. Feb. 15, 1884 

(2) Ralph DeWitt Benedict b. Nov. 7, 1888 



d. Apr. 23, 1842 

d. June 2, 1899, m. Sept. 18, 1883 
27, 1842 d. July 19, 1905, son of Elam 



198 



R. D. Somers 
Martha Gutchess 
Earl Ticknor 

d. May 19, 1929, 



m. Oct. 27, 1883 



25, 1865, d 

b. July 3, 1889 

b. Aug. 9, 1890 

b. Nov. 19, 1892 

b. Dec. 1, 1896 

b. Mar. 6, 1898 

b. Dec. 31, 1903 



July 26, 1929. They had: 
m. Herbert Satterly 
m. Nellie Burr 
m. Wolcott McHerron 
m. Helen Carrier 
m. Dorothy Dean 
m. Lillian Austin 



4 Sarah Alice 8 b. Apr. 18, 1851 d. Dec. 13, 1933, m. Aug. 8, 1875 
Charles H. Hawley b. Sept. 9, 1847, d. Oct. 3, 1919, son of Plumb and Anthia (Payne) 
Hawley. Resided Stepney, Conn. 

5 Emma 8 b. June 28, 1854 d. May 5, 1938, m. Mar. 9, 1876 
George M. Oaks b. Sept. 16, 1852, son of Abram and Maria (Smith) Oaks. d. Mar. 2, 
1937. They had: 

(1) Nellie P. Oaks b. Apr. 14, 1878 m. 

(2) Arthur L. Oaks b. July 15, 1884 m 

(3) Sadie A. Oaks b. Sept. 1, 1889 m 

6 Harriet 8 b. Aug. 19, 1863 
Frank Hutchins b. Jan. 

(1) Edrie Pearl Hutchins 

(2) Fred Baker Hutchins 

(3) Ada May Hutchins 

(4) Ward Lionel Hutchins 

(5) Robert Hutchins 

(6) Ray Hutchins 
Henry 8 will be considered later. 

The Seamans Genealogy states that Salmon 7 Curtiss m. 2nd June 13, 1878 his first wife's sister 
Augusta Patricia Seamans b. May 6, 1843 and she m. 2nd Edwin Burdick. She d. Apr. 9, 1925 at 
Homer, N.Y. 

Not in C.G. and conjectural. Charles 7 Curtiss (NehemiahH., Salmon, Charles, Josiah, William, Widow 
Elizabeth) b. Mar. 23, 1820, d. Mar. 31, 1872, m. June 7, 1847 Mary Walker. Removed to 
Sheboygan, Wis. then called Salem Station. Children: 

1 Walker 8 b. Nov. 1, 1852 d. Jan. 18, 1917, m. Feb. 17, 1878 
Kate Beimer. Children: 

1 Charles 9 b. June 1, 1879, m. Apr. 16, 1902 Clara Norris. Children: 

1. Lloyd 10 b. Sept. 14, 1904, d. May 27, 1907. 2. Ruth 10 b. Jan. 13, 1909, 
m. Sept. 30, 1933 Carroll Neigel. 

2 William 9 b. Sept. 23, 1881, d. Sept. 12, 1915, m. Apr. 16, 1902 Hattie Norris. 
Children: 1. Olive 10 b. Jan. 18, 1904, m. Apr. 10, 1920 Godfry Nelson. 
Children: (1) Kean Nelson b. Dec. 8, 1926 (2) Glen Nelson b. Oct. 14, 1930. 

2. Lyle 10 b. Sept. 23, 1913. 

3 Mark 9 b. Sept. 3, 1885 d. Dec. 28, 1928 m. Sept. 3, 1907 Gene Peterson. 
Children: 1. Mary 10 b. July 6, 1908. 2.Chester 10 b. Apr. 11, 1912. 3. Bernice 10 
b. Oct. 3, 1915. 

No further record. 

2 Anne 8 
John Sheen. Children: 

(1) Clarence Sheen 

(2) Mary Sheen 

(3) Ray Sheen 

(4) Grace Sheen 

(5) Leora Sheen 

(6) Willis Sheen 

3 May 8 



b. Sept. 29, 1850 

b. May 28, 1883 
b. Jan. 17, 1885 
b. May 30, 1887 
b. June 28, 1889 
b. June 17, 1891 
b. Apr. 2, 1894 
b. Nov. 5, 1854 
John Turnock. Children: 

(1) Chas. Turnock b. Jan. 5, 1878 

(2) Reuben Turnock b. Mar. 31, 1884 
4 Grace 8 b. Dec. 4, 1863 

1887 Frank Smith. Children: 

(1) Elvira M. Smith b. June 16, 1892 

(2) Rachel Smith b. Jan. 26, 1897 
No further record. 



d. Feb. 12, 1930, m. Feb. 2, 1882 



m. Minnie Haase 

m. Ruth Van Duzer 
m. Chas. Miller 
m. George Vincent 
m. Vida Longman 
d. Feb. 3, 1915, m. 



Dec. 25, 1876 



m. Mabel Tillotson 

m. Eva Wilton 

d. July 21, 1912, m. Nov. 20, 

m. 1st Fred Brown, 2nd Fred Stevens 
m. Lancelot Bufton 



Not in C.G. and conjectural. Theophilus Nettleton 7 Curtiss (John, Salmon, Charles, Josiah, William, 

Widow Elizabeth) b. June 10, 1817 d. Sept. 6, 1875, m. Nov. 12, 1837 Mary Ann Warner b. Oct. 
5, 1815 d. Oct. 11, 1888 dau. of Agur and Polly (Bassett) Warner. Children: 

199 



1 Theodore Warner 8 b. Aug. 6, 1840 

2 Augustus Nettleton 8 b. Apr. 14, 1844 

3 Gertrude F. 8 b. Aug. 6, 1851 d. Sept. 5, 1876, m. July 19, 1870 
Anson C. Warner b. Apr. 11, 1848 son of De Forest and Lovicy (Curtiss) Warner. 
They had a dau. who d. ae. 12. 

Theodore Warner 8 and Augustus Nettleton 8 will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. Major 8 Curtiss (David, Seth, Josiah, Israel, Israel, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Apr. 13, 1786 
Danbury, Conn. Was he that Dr. Major Curtiss age 53 of Royal Oak, Mich, who m. Dec. 24, 1839 
Mrs. Mary Hoagland age 47 of Troy, Mich.? In all the lineages of Curtiss, this compiler knows of 
only two with the given name Major. This one age 53 in 1839 was born in 1786 and may be this 
son of David. 

Not in C.G. Ashbef Hall 8 Curtiss (Josiah, Seth, Josiah, Israel, Israel, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. 1794. 
He m. Phebe L. Miller, dau. of Robert Miller of Franklin, Delaware Co., N.Y. They had sixdhil- 
dren and the three living in 1885 were: 

1 Robert M. 9 No record. 

2 George R. 9 No record. 

3 Elisha 9 No record. 

Orlow 8 Curtiss, brother of Ashbel Hall 8 d. before 1841 in Ohio. No record. 

Chauncey R. 8 Curtiss, brother of Ashbel Hall 8 was in New York State in 1841. No record. 

Not in C.G. Milo Sanford 8 - Curtiss (Noah, Seth, Josiah, Israel, Israel, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Dec. 11, | 
1793 Sharon, Conn. He was a tanner and harness maker in Homer, Cortland Co., N.Y. in 1820. He 
removed to Romeo, McComb Co., Mich, in 1830. In 1837 he moved to Madison township, Scioto Co. : 
Ohio where he d. Sept. 23, 1866. Mt. Carmel Cemetery. He m. June _ 1823 Cynthia Brant b. 
Watertown, N.Y. Mar. 11, 1809 and d. Sept. 24, 1889 at New Hope, Dallas Co. Texas. They had: 

1 Laura E. 9 b. Nov. 10, 1827 m. Dec. 20, 1846 John Holman. She 
d. Dec. 10, 1891. They had: 

(1) Harriet Ellen Holman b. Sept. 15, 1847 m. Dr. Chas. Fulton, Sept. 15, 1874. 

(2) George Willis Holman b. Aug. 1, 1851 m. Sarah Waite, Dec. 15, 1881 

(3) Albert N. Holman b. June 21, 1859 m. Minerva Anderson, Oct. 10, 1880 

2 Wesley Fletcher 9 b. Mar. 25, 1833 

3 Charles B. 9 b. Nov. 20, 1841 

4 William C. 9 b. Mar. 4, 1847 

5 Harriet Ellen 9 b. July 11, 1850 m. Feb. 4, 1866 David Brown 
They had: 

(1) Charles Curtiss Brown b. May 27, 1869 m. Minnie Hook, Jan. 3, 1900 

(2) Lydia Alice Brown b. June 21, 1873 m. Ellet Smith, June 30, 1889 

(3) Laura Edith Brown b. Sept. 19, 1876 m. James Perry Overstake, Dec. 21, 1891 

(4) George Willis Brown b. Apr. 9, 1879 m. Rowena C. Walker, Aug. 17, 1902 

(5) Sadie Pearl Brown b. Dec. 2, 1885 

(6) Ella May Brown b. July 26, 1889 

Wesley Fletcher 9 , Charles B. 9 and William C. 9 will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. Chesterfield 8 Curtiss (Noah, Seth, Josiah, Israel, Israel, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. 

1795 Sharon, Conn., m. Mar. 25, 1823 Emeline Cartwright who d. Aug. 16, 1882 at Fleming, 
Cayuga Co., N.Y. He d. there Feb. 19, 1869. Children: 

1 George A. 9 b. 

2 Caroline M. 9 b. d.c. 1917 unm. 

3 Mary J. 9 b. m. Isaac Sharpstein. They had: 

(1) Minnie Sharpstein who m. Chas. Bush of Fayetteville, N.Y. 

4 Lucy A. 9 b. d.c. 1916 unm. 

5 Charles P. 9 d. unm. in 1881 

6 Loren E. 9 b. 

George A. 9 and Loren E. 9 will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. Phineas 8 Curtiss (Stephen, Stephen, Stephen, Israel, Israel, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Apr. 
29, 1811 only child of Sally Hungerford, 1st w. of Stephen 7 Curtiss. He m. at Bristol, Conn. May 
15, 1842 Jennette Lewis b. 1815, dau. of Noah and Phebe (Smith) Lewis who d. May 22, 1843 at 
Winchester, Conn. leaving an infant son named: 

200 



1 George Lewis' b. May 15, 1843 who was adopted by his uncle Edwin S. Lewis 
and his name was changed to George Lewis, d. Apr. 17, 1932 at Bristol Conn 

Phineas 8 Curtiss then m. 2nd Nov. 26, 1845 Catherine Elizabeth Porter. They had- 

2 Sarah Alice 8 b. Oct. 2, 1846 in Forestville, Conn. d. Oct. 20, 1884. She m 

Dr. George S. Hull. No children. 

3 Edward Dwight 9 b. Apr. 12, 1852 Forestville, Conn. He will be considered later. 
Phineas 8 Curtiss d. Feb. 3, 1889 Forestville, Conn. Buried at Bristol, Conn. 

Not in C.G. Eber Ellis 8 Curtiss (Stephen, Stephen, Stephen, Israel, Israel, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Mar. 



30, 1820 Cornwall, Conn., m. Nov. 7, 1843 Jerusha Hoadley b. 
d. Feb. 8, 1897. Children: 



Ellen Delilah 9 
She d. Jan. 8, 1870. 
Louisa Elvira 9 
Charles Ellis 9 
Mary Ann 9 
Children: 

(1) Rosa Baldwin 

(2) Edward Baldwin 

(3) Edith Jane Baldwin b. 

(4) Fred Baldwin b. 

(5) Robert Baldwin b. 

(6) Mattie Laura Baldwin 



b. 


Jan. 


8, 1845 


No 


children. 




b. 


Aug. 


25, 


1846 


b. 


Nov. 


26, 


1849 


b. 


Apr. 


13, 


1851 



m 



Oct. 15, 1825, d. Oct. 19, 1861. He 
Charles Blakely of Thomaston 



b. 

b. Nov. 



1871 
1874 
1876 



1881 
_ 1884 
_ 1887 
1890 



d. Dec. 15, 1863 

m. John R. Baldwin 

m. Thomas McCaw 
m. Edith Benedict 
m. Avery Vaill 
m. Anna Corbin 
d. 1898 



b. _ 

(7) Eva Jeannette Baldwin b. _ 

(8) Stella Amy Baldwin b. _ 

(9) Harold Curtiss Baldwin b. May, 1894 

Jane Almira 9 b. Mar. 31, 1853 m. Mar. 6, 1873 for his 2nd w. Hiram 

Pierce b. Dec. 7, 1834 son of Miles Johnson and Eunice (Ticknor) Pierce. They had: 
b. 1875 

m. Harry Tripp 
d. 1891 

m. Daniel O. Perkins in Waterbury, 



(1) Ella Pierce 

(2) Grace Pierce 

(3) Anna Pierce 
Eva Emily 9 
Conn. They had: 

(1) Willis O. Perkins b 

(2) Mabel Sarah Perkins 

(3) Ralph Perkins b. _ 



b. Sept. 7, 1881 

b. 1885 

b. Jan. 18, 1855 



Aug. 18, 1878 
b. Aug. 5, 1881 
_ 1881 d. 

b. _ 

b. 



(4) Clarence Ellis Perkins 

(5) Clifford Daniel Perkins 
Fanny Marilla 9 b. Jan. 17, 1857 
Myron Benjamin 9 b. Sept. 7, 1858 
Stephen Ralph 9 b. May 1, 1860 



1891 
1898 



m. Fred Griswold 
1882 



d. unm. in Cornwall 



d. June 20, 1862 



Charles Ellis 9 and Myron Benjamin 9 will be considered later. 



Not in C.G. Stephen Erits 8 Curtiss b. 
Farrar. No further record. 



Nov. 14, 1829, brother of Eber Ellis 8 Curtiss m. Minerva 



Not in C.G. Cyrus Chipman 8 Curtiss (Amos, Amos, John, John, Israel, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Apr. 
30, 1796 Hartford, N.Y., m. Dec. 4, 1817 at Pawlet, Vt. Louisa Chapman. They had the following 
children whose births and records are unknown. 

1 Augusta 9 

2 Elizabeth 9 

3 William 9 

4 Mary 9 

Not in C.G. John Gilbert 8 Curtiss, brother of Cyrus Chipman 8 Curtiss, b. June 2, 1798 Hartford, N.Y., 
m. Lucy Fitch, dau. of Benjamin and Anna Fitch. They had the following children whose births 
and records are unknown. 

1 John 9 

2 Catherine 9 

3 Fitch 9 



201 



4 Benjamin 9 

5 Anna 9 

Rupert, Vt. Cemetery has their dau. Catherine M. 9 d. Mar. 27, 1824 ae. 1-5-4, and 
Catherine 9 again d. Sept. 20, 1839 ae. 1 yr, and also infant son d. July 24, 1821. 

Not in C.G. Josiah 8 Curtiss (Aaron, Gideon, John, John, Israel, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Apr. 12, 1784 
probably in Whiting, Vt. m. 1st Dec. 21, 1808 in Vt. Mary Rockwell, b. May 24, 1783 dau. of 
Reuben Rockwell. She d. New Haven, Ohio Feb. 17, 1832. He m. 2nd Sept. 5, 1832 Mrs. Margaret 
(Dean) DeWitt. She b. Mar. 16, 1797 d. Jan. 3, 1842. He d. New Haven, Ohio Sept. 27, 1857. 
Children by 1st wife: 

1 Reuben Rockwell 9 b. Aug. 25, 1809 d. Feb. 21, 1810 

2 Sophronia 9 b. Apr. 18, 1811 d. Mar. 23, 1856, m. Oct. 30, 1832 
Marcus Mugg. 

3 Calista 9 b. Feb. 23, 1813 m. Nov. 3, 1831 at Chagrin Falls, 
Ohio John Loveland. He b. July 29, 1798, son of Joseph and Mercy (Bigelow) 
Loveland. He d. Mar. 26, 1890. She d. 1894. 

4 Alonzo 9 b. May 22, 1815 m. Nov. 16, 1841, Martha A. Eaton. 
No further record. 

5 Reuben Rockwell 9 b. Oct. 9, 1817 m. Mar. 6, 1839 his step-sister 
Margaret DeWitt. No further record. 

6 Sherman 9 b. Sept. 18, 1819 d. June 10, 1820 

7 Norman 9 b. May 12, 1821 d. Mar. 6, 1882, m. Sept. 24, 1844 
Angeline Gould. No further record. 

8 Philena 9 b. Sept. 10, 1824 m. Sept. 19, 1844 Reuben Snyder 
Child by 2nd wife: 

9 Louisa 9 b. July 31, 1834 m. Dec. 20, 1850 Thomas Clark 

Not in C.G. Aaron 8 Curtiss (Aaron, Gideon, John, John, Israel, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. July 9, 1786 
Jericho, Vt., m. Nov. 5, 1811 in Richmond, Vt. Anna Hall b. Apr. 19, 1789, d. Apr. 27, 1874 
Delta, Ohio, dau. of Joseph and Mary (Trowbridge) Hall. He d. Aug. 29, 1840 Norwalk, Ohio. 
Children: 

1 John Dennison 9 b. Nov. 4, 1813 

2 Edmund Trowbridge 9 b. Mar. 30, 1815 

3 Truman Leavenworth 9 b. Dec. 9, 1816 

4 William Leander 9 b. Mar. 14, 1819 

5 Mary Ann 9 b. Dec. 6, 1820 d. May 28, 1867, m. Dec. 1, 1839 
Daniel Hubbell 

6 Sarah Orilla 9 b. June 7, 1823 m. Arad Glover. Resided Delta, 
Ohio. Another record says Aaron Grover of White Water, Wis. 

7 Cynthia 9 b. Aug. 11, 1825 m. Oct. 21, 1872 Wm. Obie of Delta, 0. 

8 Esther Jane 9 b. Nov. 5, 1828 d. Feb. 12, 1881, m. 1848 George Mills 

9 Alice Westgate 9 b. Feb. 21, 1833 d. Jan. 11, 1863, m. 1852 Squire L. 
Spencer of Norwalk, Ohio. He m. 2nd her sister Esther Jane Mills. 

John Dennison 9 , Edmund Trowbridge 9 , Truman Leavenworth 9 , William Leander 9 will be considered 
later. 

Not in C.G. Stephen 8 Curtiss (Gideon, Gideon, John, John, Israel, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Apr. 20, 
1817. Lived in Jericho, Vt. He represented Essex Co., Vt. in State Legislature 1854-55. He m. 
Aug. 28, 1839 Harriet M. Reynolds b. 1817 d. 1890. He d. 1898. They had: 

1 Francis 9 d.y. in 1842 

2 Wilson R. 9 b. 1845 

3 Eugene W. 9 b. 1851 

C.G. P. 142 Peter Burr 8 Curtiss (Peter Burr, Peter Burr, Peter, John, Israel, John, Widow Elizabeth) 
b. . His birth and marriage are not of record. He d. Aug. 23, 1871. He had two sons: 

1 Benjamin 9 b. Killed on a railroad in Illinois. 

2 Alonzo 9 b. 

C.G. P. 142 Uriah Bradley 8 Curtiss (Peter Burr, Peter Burr, Peter, John, Israel, John, Widow 

Elizabeth) b. Mar. 17, 1808 W. Martinsburg, N.Y. m. 1834 Sophia Shumway of W. Martins- 
burg, N.Y. She d. there Dec. 4, 1872. He d. there Oct. 22, 1876. Children: 

202 



1 Augusta 9 b. Dec. 1, 1835 m. Anson Cummings of Watertown, N.Y. 

2 Anna9 b. May 31, 1837 m. A. J. Gordon. She d. Feb. 11, 1864 

3 Byron 9 b. Sept. 5, 1840 

4 Beri 9 b. July 31, 1842 

5 Benjamin 9 b. Mar. 10, 1845 m. Helen Stevens. No children. 

6 Adelia 9 b. Mar. 23, 1847 m. A. J. Gordon as his 2nd w. 

7 Emory 9 b. July 5, 1848 

8 Ella9 b. July 21, 1850 m. Ira Sharp of Lowville, N.Y. 

9 Bradley 9 b. Oct. 3, 1855 d. Mar. 7, 1860 
Byron 9 , Beri 9 and Emory 9 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 95 Orman 8 Curtiss (Peter Burr, Peter Burr, Peter, John, Israel, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. 

1813 W. Martinsburg, N.Y. He m. Samantha . They had: 



1 Wilbur 9 


b. 


1834 


2 Mary 9 


b. 


1836 


3 Elizabeth 9 


b. 


1838 


4 Sherman 9 


b. 


1840 


5 Edmond 9 


b. 


1842 


6 Julia 9 


b. 


1846 


7 Harriet 9 


b. 


1848 



The above record from the 1850 census. No further record. 

C.G. P. 142-143 Charles Henry 8 Curtiss (Henry, Peter Burr, Peter, John, Israel, John, Widow Elizabeth) 
b. Mar. 9, 1815 W. Martinsburg, N.Y., m. 1st Mary Lyman b. Feb. 2, 1805, d. May 6, 1853 ae. 
48. m. 2nd Julia Abbe b. July 2, 1814. He d. Sept. 7, 1891 Lowville, N.Y. Children: 

1 Charles Merrick 9 b. Sept. 29, 1838 W. Martinsburg, N.Y. He d. Feb. 10, 1872 
unmarried at Lowville, N.Y. 

2 Mary Cornelia 9 b. July 21, 1841 m. Ferris Newman. No children. 

3 George Henry 9 b. June 17, 1845 
George Henry 9 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 97 George Dwight 8 Curtiss (Henry, Peter Burr, Peter, John, Israel, John, Widow Elizabeth) 

b. Aug. 9, 1821 W. Martinsburg, N.Y., m. Rozella Lyman of Trenton, N.Y. She b. June 21, 1818. 
They removed to Rosendale, Wis. where he d. Oct. 22, 1878. Children: 

1 Martha Cornelia 9 b. Nov. 22, 1849 m. her 1st cousin George H. Curtiss 
son of Charles Henry 8 Curtiss. 

2 Elon C. 9 b. May 3, 1852 

3 Cora May 9 b. Nov. 17, 1855 d. Jan. 12, 1888. Frozen to death 
in the Blizzard of 1888. 

4 George H. 9 b. Sept. 12, 1858 
Elon C. 9 and George H. 9 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 97 Lyman Sylvester 8 Curtiss (Henry, Peter Burr, Peter, John, Israel, John, Widow Elizabeth) 
b. Feb. 23, 1823 W. Martinsburg, N.Y. m. 1st Sarah Maria Lyman of W. Martinsburg, N.Y. She 
b. Feb. 21, 1827 d. Mar. 8, 1871. m. 2nd Daphne Balcom b. June 14, 1847 d. Jan. 30, 1918, 
dau. of Chauncey and Mary Ann (Cook) Balcom of Hague, N.Y. and Rosendale, Wis. Children by 
1st wife: 

1 Emma S. 9 b. June 7, 1853 No record. 

2 Henry Lyman 9 b. Mar. 31, 1855 d. Nov. 1, 1876. 
Child by 2nd wife: 

3 Mary Gertrude 9 b. Apr. 21, 1880 She died Pittsfield, Mass. Feb. 10, 
1947 unmarried. She was a great help to this compiler on the W. Martinsburg, N.Y. 
branch of this lineage. 

C.G. P. 143 Charles Butler 8 Curtiss (Sherman, Peter Burr, Peter, John, Israel, John, Widow Elizabeth) 
b. June 5, 1824 Lanesboro, Mass. He m. 1st Maria Wright, not "Wight" as in C.G., who d. 1863. 
m. 2nd Rebecca Lamphere. He removed to Elgin, Illinois. Children: 

1 George S. 9 b. Feb. 4, 1848 

2 Fred D. 9 b. Feb. 25, 1855 

3 Margaret 9 b. Nov. 20, 1857 

4 Effie 9 b. Aug. 17, 1859 

203 



C.G. 



C.G. 



5 Herman 9 b. Feb. 23, 1862 

No further record of this family. 

P. 143 David Huntington 8 Curtiss (David Stiles, David, David, John, Israel, John, Widow Elizabeth) 
bp. Apr. 3, 1796 Woodbury, Conn. m. 1st Dec. 20, 1825 Maria Summers of Woodbury, dau. of 
Samuel and Charlotte Summers. She d. Oct. 5, 1828 ae. 24. m. 2nd Apr. 26, 1829 Anna Garnsey 
b. July 4, 1807 d. Aug. 31, 1866, dau. of James and his 2nd w. Deborah (Wilcoxen) Garnsey. He d. 
Woodbury, Conn. Jan. 25, 1862. Child by 1st wife: 

1 Maria 9 b. 1827 d. 1836 

Children by 2nd wife: 

2 James Garnsey 9 b. Aug. 8, 1835 

3 David Huntington 9 b. Sept. 25, 1837 

James Garnsey 9 and David Huntington 9 will be considered later. 

P. 143-144 Daniel 8 Curtiss (David Stiles, David, David, John, Israel, John, Widow Elizabeth) bp. 
Woodbury, Conn. Nov. 8, 1801, m. Jan. 27, 1835 Julia Flora Strong, dau. of John and Flora 
(Preston) Strong of Woodbury, Conn. He d. May 16, 1878. Children: 



1 Walter Stiles 9 

2 Emily Amelia 9 
of Woodbury, b. 

3 Ellen C. 9 
Woodbury. 

4 Horace Daniel 9 

5 Cordelia 9 



b. Feb. 9, 1836 

b. Oct. 30, 1837 m. June 1, 1872 Homer S. Tomlinson 

Sept. 29, 1835 son of Samuel and Jeannette (Patterson) Tomlinson. 



b. Nov. 8, 1839 



m. Sept. 6, 1876 Perry Averill of 



b. July 24, 1841 

b. Mar. 13, 1843 
George C. White of Brooklyn, N.Y. 
Edward John 9 b. Jan. 24, 1845 

Anna 9 b. July 7, 1848 

Frances J. 9 b. July 7, 1848 

Elizabeth Stiles 9 b. Sept. 7, 1850 

Waterbury, Conn. She d. Jan. 11, 1882. 
Walter Stiles 9 , Horace Daniel 9 and Edward John 9 will be considered later 



6 
7 
8 
9 



d. Nov. 9, 1887, m. Sept. 19, 1867 



Did not marry. 

m. Jan. 3, 1878 Edward F. Cole of 



C.G. 



P. 98 William 8 Curtiss (David Stiles, David, David, John, Israel, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Sept. 
24, 1809, m. Mar. 26, 1839 Elizabeth Ann Stoddard b. Woodbury, Conn. June 19, 1814 dau. of 
Herman and Ruth Ann (Hughes) Stoddard. He d. Mar. 19, 1844. No children. She m. 2nd Oct.16, 
1853 for his 2nd w. Harvey Treat b. New Milford, Conn. Aug. 26, 1810 son of Daniel Allen and 
Almira (Sherman) Treat. He d. Mar. 21, 1888. She d. Mar. 16, 1888 at Bridgewater, Conn. 

Not in C.G. William Preston 8 Curtiss (William Preston, David, David, John, Israel, John, Widow 

Elizabeth) bp. June 16, 1793 Woodbury, Conn., m. Susanna b. 1793. She d. 

Middlebury, Conn. Sept. 12, 1819 ae. 26. He d. Middlebury, Conn. May 18, 1860 ae. 67. He was a 
farmer. 

Not in C.G. Cephas 8 Curtiss (Philo, Thaddeus, Joseph, Stephen, Israel, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Jan. 
23, 1792 Rutland, Vt. Cephas 8 with his brothers Milton 8 and Henry Spring 8 removed before 1819 



to Hinckley, Medina Co. 

1 John 

2 James 

3 Moses 



Ohio. Cephas 8 m. Harriet Hall. 



They had: 
No record. 
No record. 
No record. 



Not in C.G. Milton 8 Curtiss, brother of Cephas 8 b. Nov. 2, 1793 Rutland, Vt. m. 1st Lavica Taft. She 
b. 1799. m. 2nd July 4, 1830 Nancy Foster. Resided in Hinckley, Ohio, Lodi, Ohio, and Cleveland, 
Ohio where he d. June 23, 1844. Children by 1st wife: 



1 Mary 9 
Colorado. 

2 Sophia 9 

3 Caroline 9 
Children by 2nd wife: 

4 Philo 9 

5 William 9 

6 Albert 9 



b. Feb. 20, 1823 
Had three daughters and one son. 
b. Nov. 26, 1825 
b. Dec. 12, 1827 

b. Apr. 26, 1831 
b. May 4, 1834 
b. Dec. 15, 1835 



m. 



Decker. Removed to 



No record. 
Removed to Illinois. 

d. unm. 

d. unm. 1860 

d. Nov. 4, 1859 unm. 



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7 James Milton 9 b. Feb. 26, 1840 

James Milton 9 will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. Henry Spring 8 Curtiss (Philo, Thaddeus, Joseph, Stephen, Israel, John, Widow Elizabeth) 

b. Mar. 19, 1798 Rutland, Vt. Removed before 1819 with his two brothers to Hinckley, Medina Co. 
Ohio. He m. at Brecksville, Ohio Mar. 22, 1826 Delia E. Hall sister of the wife of his brother 
Cephas 8 . All their children born at Brecksville, Ohio. In 1839 they moved with his wife's father 
and her twin brothers, Edward and Edwin Hall, to Grancote Prairie, Randolph Co., Illinois where 
he died Aug. 18, 1843 and she m. 2nd Alexander Gordon and 3rd William Pritchard. She d. at 
Jefferson, Iowa at age of 96. Children: 

1 Sylvester Gardner 9 b. Mar. 28, 1827 

2 Wm. Henry 9 b. Feb. 14, 1829 
$ Harriet 9 b. Jan. 25, 1831 m. Jan. 29, 1853, John J. Scott near 

Belville, 111. She d. Jan. 2, 1862. They had: 

(1) George Scott d. unm. 

(2) Ada Scott d. unm. 

(3) Edward Scott 

(4) Ida Scott d. unm. 

(5) Hattie Scott d. unm. 

4 Edwin Sereno 9 d. ae. 2 

5 Samuel Mills 9 b. Feb. 23, 1835 
Sylvester Gardner 9 , William Henry 9 and Samuel Mills 9 will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. Philo 8 Curtiss (Philo, Thaddeus, Joseph, Stephen, Israel, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Mar. 
1800, Rutland, Vt. and remained there. He m. 1st Feb. 16, 1825 Caroline Cutler. She d. Aug. 24, 
1829 and he m. 2nd Jan. 13, 1830 Mrs. Martha Loring Carpenter. He d. Feb. 26, 1852 Rutland, 
Vt. Children by 1st wife: 

1 Charles Henry 9 b. Nov. 20, 1825 

2 Frances C. 9 b. Mar. 27, 1828, m. Apr. 8, 1850 Hugh Henry Wright, 
a merchant of Detroit, Mich, whom she survived. She d. Jan. 31, 1895. No children. 

Children by 2nd wife: 

3 Sidney Washington 9 b. Dec. 14, 1831 

4 Clement L. 9 b. Oct. 30, 1833 d. Sept. 21, 1853 

5 Lewis Mecham 9 b. Jan. 16, 1836 

6 Mary Emma 9 b. June 29, 1843 m. June 3, 1868 James A. Jones. 

She d. Dec. 20, 1872. They had a son. 
(1) Percy Jones. 
Charles Henry 9 , Sidney Washington 9 and Lewis Mecham 9 will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. Thaddeus 8 Curtiss (Philo, Thaddeus, Joseph, Stephen, Israel, John, Widow Elizabeth) 

b. July 22, 1804 Rutland, Vt. He resided in Castleton, Vt. and Whitehall, N.Y. where he d. Jan. 
6, 1842. In 1843 the family removed to Plainfield, Will Co., 111. and in 1844 to Channahan 
(Minooka P.O.) 111. He m. Dec. 30, 1829 Maria Reynolds. Children: 

1 Cyrus N. 9 b. Feb. 1, 1831 

2 Charles Brainard 9 b. 1832 

3 Eveline 9 b. m. 1st Black who d. May 28, 

1882. m. 2nd Palmer in 1885. She became insane and d. at Duncomb, Iowa. 

June 3, 1897. Children: 

(1) Frank Black b. June 28, 1855 

(2) George W. Black b. Nov. 22, 1859 

(3) Jane M. Black b. Oct. 23, 1863 m. Simpson 

(4) Lena Lorena Black b. Oct. 18, 1877 removed to Montana 

4 Francelia 9 b. m. 1st Whittington who d. 

1871. m. 2nd Murphy. She d. Nov. 1915 at Menooka, 111. Children: 

(1) Charles Whittington d. ae. 2 

(2) Cyrus Whittington d. 1908 Plainville, 111. 

(3) Arthur Whittington resided in Detroit, Mich. 

(4) Mary Whittington b. 1871 d. unm. 

(5) Frederick Murphy b. 1877 removed to Klamath Falls, Ore. 

(6) Dau. d. ae. 2. 

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5 Lenissa 9 b. Dec. 1, 1841 m. Mar. 27, 1865 Charles McCowan 

a widower who d. Aug. 25, 1887. Resided in Channahan, 111. Children: 

(1) Roy McCowan b. Dec. 6, 1877 m. Carrie Hicks 

(2) Allen McCowan b. Oct. 24, 1883 m. Cora Crawford 
Cyrus N. 9 and Charles Brainard 9 will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. Moses 8 Curtiss (Philo, Thaddeus, Joseph, Stephen, Israel, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Feb. 
22, 1812 Rutland, Vt., m. Rosena Cheney sister of Hiram Littlefield Cheney who m. Moses' sister 

Mary. He d. at Rutland, Vt. Jan. 18, 1861. She d. Piqua, Ohio. He was a cabinet maker. 

Children: 

1 Cornelius 9 Remained unmarried 

2 George 9 He will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. Samuel Parker 8 Curtiss (Thaddeus, Thaddeus, Joseph, Stephen, Israel, John, Widow 

Elizabeth) b. Jan. 3, 1802 Clarendon, Vt. m. 1830 Clarissa Westcott, dau. of Jeremiah and 

Wealthy (Potter) Westcott. He d. May 7, 1852 ae. 50 at Castleton, Vt. Children: 

1 Emmet 9 b. July 15, 1833 

2 Agnes 9 b. July 31, 1836 d. Apr. 3, 1878 at Fort Collins, 
Colorado, m. Wm. N. Batchelder. They had: 

(1) Daniel Batchelder 

(2) Eva Batchelder 

(3) Mary Batchelder who m. B. Allen of Salt Lake City 

(4) Frederick Batchelder 

(5) Nettie Batchelder 

(6) Ida Batchelder who m. Dr. R. L. Thorp of Denver, Colo. 

3 Mary Alice 9 b. Sept. 4, 1839 d. June 22, 1861, m. Jan. 2, 1861 
Egbert Armstrong. 

4 Samuel Parker 9 b. Apr. 1, 1842 
Samuel Parker 9 and Emmet 9 will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. Wolcott Hubbell 8 Curtiss (Thaddeus, Thaddeus, Joseph, Stephen, Israel, John, Widow 

Elizabeth) b. about 1812. He took the freeman's oath in 1833, probably when he was age 21. He 
d. 1853-4. His will drawn Sept. 14, 1853 was probated Apr. 10, 1854. He m. Mary Ann 



who survived him. 


Children: 


1 Martha 9 




2 Charles M. 9 




3 Helen S. 9 




4 Sarah B. 9 




5 Emily M. 9 




6 Francis W. 9 


b. 



Mar. 2, 1852 d. Oct. 2, 1853 

There is no further record of this family. However, it should be noted that on Apr. 23 
1875 Henry Warner Cheney son of Hiram Littlefield and Mary E. (Curtiss) Cheney of Rutland, Vt. 
was appointed guardian to Francis W. Curtiss and Phebe Curtiss children of Dr. Charles H. Cur- 
tiss of Kent, Indiana Co., Pa. This may be Charles M.? Curtiss above. If so, the record re- 
veals where the family went. 

C.G. P. 98 Erastus 8 Curtiss (Simeon, Joseph, Israel, Stephen, Israel, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Nov. 
26, 1792 Southbury, Conn. He became a physician, Yale graduate. He m. May 8, 1841 Emeline 
Elizabeth Abell. She b. Lebanon, Conn. Feb. 11, 1810, dau. of Eliphalet and Philena (McCall) 
Abell. She d. May 8, 1845. He d. Nov. 12, 1843 at Cherry Valley, Otsego Co., N.Y. They had no 
children. 

C.G. P. 98 Jason 8 Curtiss, brother of Erastus 8 Curtiss b. July 11, 1794 Southbury, Conn. He m. 1st 
Sept. 25, 1823 Mary Mehitable Metcalf b. June 27, 1801, dau. of Arunah and Eunice (Williams) 
Metcalf. She d. July 28, 1829 ae. 28. He m. 2nd Harriet Buckingham d. June 27, 1835. Her 
will dated May 21, 1835 proved July 25, 1835 mentioned husband Jason Curtiss and sister Laura 

Buckingham. He m. 3rd Lydia who d. May 5, 1849 ae. 39. He m. 4th Mar. 19, 1851 

Mrs. Maria E. Bristol who had a daughter Cornelia Bristol. There is no record of any children. 

C.G. P. 144 Reuben Bradley 8 Curtiss (Simeon, Joseph, Israel, Stephen, Israel, John, Widow Elizabeth) 
b. Dec. 19, 1796 Southbury, Conn. He m. Nov. 11, 1820 Minerva McEwen of Oxford, Conn. She 

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b. May 19, 1802, d. Oct. 5, 1867, dau v of David and Sally (Booth) McEwen. He d. Aug. 15 1882 
Southbury. Children: 

1 James McEwen 9 b. Nov. 25, 1822 Oxford, Conn., d. Aug. 27, 1854 unm 

2 Wales Hatch 9 b. July 29, 1826 Southford, Conn. 

3 Mary Ann 9 b. Dec. _ 1827 d. Nov. 21, 1849 unm. 
Wales Hatch 9 will be considered later. 

. P. 99 William 8 Curtiss, brother of Reuben Bradley 8 Curtiss b. Apr. 25, 1798 Southbury, Conn. 
He m. Apr. 25, 1822 Hannah Peck b. 1799 of Middlebury, Conn. Children: 



1 



Elizabeth 9 b. 

(1) William Woodbridge 

(2) Alice Woodbridge 

(3) Hattie Woodbridge 

(4) Mamie Woodbridge 

(5) Charles M. Woodbridge 



1824 



m. Joseph Woodbridge. They had: 



Harriet 9 

(1) Grace Yale 

(2) Irving Yale 

(3) Gertrude Yale 
Erastus 9 
William Dwight 



b. 



b. 
b. 



1836 



1825 



m. Charles Yale. They had: 



He had no children. 

He was a hunchback and d. unm. 



C.G. P. 145 Simeon 8 Curtiss (Simeon, Joseph, Israel, Stephen, Israel, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. 
13, 1805 Southbury, Conn. m. May 18, 1831 Hannah Bronson. Children: 



Nov. 



1 Israel Josiah 9 



b. 



1833 



2 Franklin Luther 9 

3 Hannah 9 
Edward Daniel Tuttle 
resided in Waterbury and had six children 

Franklin Luther 9 will be considered later. 



July 7, 
riage. 



1868. No record of mar- 



b. Jan. 19, 1835 

b. Sept. 20, 1836 d. Sept. 11, 1892, m. Apr. 14, 1858 

He b. May 19, 1835 son of David and Sally (Piatt) Tuttle. They 



Not in C.G. Lucius 8 Curtiss (Amos, Joseph, Israel, Stephen, Israel, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. about 
1810. He removed to Columbus, Chenango Co., N.Y. from Exeter, Otsego Co., N.Y. He m. Feb. 
1, 1827 Mariann Storrs b. Oct. 23, 1807 first child of Benjamin and Mindwell (Crosby) Storrs. 
The 1840 census at Exeter gives them two daughters. The 1850 census at Columbus gives only 
one daughter Catherine 9 b. 1836 and a son Henry 9 b. 1841. He d. Mar. 17, 1857 ae. 15-2-21 
Leonardsville Old Cemetery. 

Not in C.G. Rev. Wm. Bronson 8 Curtiss, Yale Class of 1840, brother of Lucius 8 Curtiss b. June 5, 1812 
Exeter, N.Y. d. N. Branford, Conn. June 7, 1888. m. Ann Scott. They had a son: 

1 George 9 who m. Sept. 28, 1874 Adelaide B. Hall b. May 20, 1849. No further record. 

C.G. P. 99 Alford 8 Curtiss (Abel, Joseph, Israel, Stephen, Israel, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Nov. 4, 
1802 Southbury, Conn., m. Dec. 25, 1828 Susan Peterson dau. of John Peterson. He was a car- 
penter, contractor and builder. He d. May 31, 1888 Mohawk, N.Y. She d. May 9, 1879 Mohawk, 
N.Y. Children: 

b. July 25, 1832 m. Alphonso Delos Marshall, son of 

She d. Mar. 5, 1910 Mohawk, N.Y. No children. He d. June 28, 1881. 
b. June 12, 1834 d. Sept. 28, 1841 

b. Mar. 31, 1836 Mohawk, N.Y. d. Apr. 6, 1900 at Soldiers' 
No record of marriage. 



Helen Maria 9 

John Marshall. 

Melvin 9 

Lewis Alford 9 

Home in Dayton, Ohio. 

James Edward 9 

Edward 9 



b. Oct. 1, 1840 
b. May 28, 1842 



d. Mar. 26, 1844 



James Edward 9 will be considered later. 



Not in C.G. Rufus Alonzo 8 Curtiss, brother of Alford 8 Curtiss, b. Jan. 7, 1814 m. Jan. 17, 1843 Maria 
Langley. He d. Jan. 2, 1898. No record of children. 

Not in C.G. Henry Hatch 8 Curtiss, brother of Alford 8 Curtiss, b. July 15, 1817 m. 1st Nov. 13, 1844 
Mary Ann Childs who d. Utica, N.Y. Buried June 19, 1851 Forest Hills Cemetery. She was b. 
Feb. 4, 1825 dau. of Morse and Sabrina (Robinson) Childs. He m. 2nd Oct. 16, 1850 Mary Burt 

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Cooley, b. Oct. 10, 1815, d. Mar. 12, 1879. She was dau. of John and Sabra Cooley of Long- 
meadow, Mass. He d. Sept. 4, 1902 Utica, N.Y. Children by 1st wife: 

1 Mary Storrs 9 b. Mar. 1, 1845 d. Jan. 30, 1915 unm. 

2 Harriet Amanda 9 b. Oct. 26, 1848 d. Apr. 29, 1929 unm. 
Child by 2nd wife: 

3 Clara Evarts 9 b. June 9, 1855 d. Mar. 30, 1923 unm. 
Henry Hatch 8 Curtiss owned a store in Utica, N.Y. 

Not in C.G. Erastus 8 Curtiss (Abner, Stephen, Israel, Stephen, Israel, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. 
1799, m. Tryphena Russell of North East, Erie Co., Pa. He d. 1835. Children: 

1 Silas 9 b. 1824 d. 1880. No record. 

2 Angeline 9 b. 1826 d. _ _ 1903, m. 1848 Amasa Hazen 

They had: 

(1) Mary Hazen b. July 14, 1852 m. Wells, d. Jan. 1937 Pierpont, Ohio. 

(2) Alice Hazen b. July 1, 1861 m. Williams, d. Aug. 1, 1937 Wichita, Kan 

(3) Sheldon Hazen b. June 2, 1863, d. June 9, 1925 Fall River, Kan. 

(4) Frank Hazen b. Apr. 20, 1867, d. Jan. 17, 1948 Cranesville, Pa. 

(5) Lewis Hazen b. Apr. 4, 1869, d. July_ 1946 Newkirk, Okla. 

3 Lorenzo 9 b. May 18, 1828 

4 Sheldon 9 b. 1829 d. 1906 

Lorenzo 9 and Sheldon 9 will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. Joseph Young 8 Curtiss (Abner, Stephen, Israel, Stephen, Israel, John, Widow Elizabeth) 
b. 1815, d. 1900. m. Esther , of Moorheadville, Pa. Children: 

1 Caroline 9 b. 1839 d.c. 1880. 

2 Rose Ann 9 b. 1841 d. 1919 m. 1st Lee, 

m. 2nd Crippen. 

3 Joseph Franklin 9 b. 1843 d. 1920 Girard, Pa. 

4 Viola 9 b. d.c. 1870 m. Davidson 

5 Ada 9 b. Aug. _ 1854 d. Sept. 20, 1924, m. Edward King. 
They had: 

(1) Nellie King b. Sept. 5, 1887 d. Jan. 11, 1952, m. Ernest Cass. No children. 

(2) Edith King b. Jan. 24, 1889 d. Dec. 24, 1950, m. Chas. H. Klein. Twochildre 

6 Lydia 9 b. 



7 William 9 b. 

8 Emily 9 b. 1847 

9 James 9 b. 1850 






Not in C.G. Stephen D. 8 Curtiss (Stephen, Stephen, Israel, Stephen, Israel, John, Widow Elizabeth) 

b. Oct. 19, 1815 Herkimer Co., N.Y., m. Dec. 16, 1838 Juliette Guile, b. July 26, 1819, dau. of 
Alexander and Delia (?) Guile. She d. June 12, 1885 Vermilion Cemetery, Oswego Co., N.Y. He 
d. Sept. 15, 1887 Vermilion Cemetery. Children: 

1 Alfred S. 9 b. Aug. 30, 1839 

2 Sarah Jenet 9 b. Jan. 11, 1844 d. Sept. 17, 1845 

3 Amanda J. 9 b. Aug. 22, 1850 m. Dec. 7, 1869 Alvin H. Lawton, 
brother of her brother Alfred's wife both children of Oliver and Roema (Howe) 
Lawton. 

Alfred S. 9 will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. Hiram S. 8 Curtiss (Stephen, Stephen, Israel, Stephen, Israel, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. _ 

1821. He was a carpenter. He m. 1842 Abigail L. Guile b. 1825. She d. Dec. 2, 1905 ae. 

81. He d. Mar. 11, 1892 ae. 71. Children: 

1 Theodore 9 b. Jan. 24, 1843 

2 Theodotia 9 b. 1845 m. Alfred Schermerhorn. They had: 

(1) Amy Schermerhorn who m. Samuel Larkin. 

(2) May Schermerhorn, a teacher of Oswego, N.Y. 

3 Josephine 9 b. 1847 m. Frank Mellon. They had: 

(1) Ward Mellon of Camden, N.Y. 

(2) Nellie Mellon who d. unm. 

4 Gertrude 9 b. 1854 m. C. Henry Stoddard, Dec. 15, 187' 

He b. 1849. They had: 

(1) Perley Stoddard 20g 



5 Cora 9 b. 1861 She was 19 in 1880 census. No further 

record. 
Theodore 9 will be considered later. 

.G. P. 145 Benjamin Stiles 8 Curtiss (Charles Ransom, Stephen, Israel, Stephen, Israel, John, Widow 
Elizabeth) b. July 23, 1822, m. Jan. 27, 1850 Martha Jennette Strong of Woodbury, Conn. She 
d. Aug. 9, 1875. Dau. of Stoddard and Jennette (Mallory) Strong. Children: 

1 Charles Strong 9 b. Mar. 23, 1856 

2 Jennette Waterbury 9 b. Aug. 12, 1861 d. Nov. 23, 1877 

3 Benjamin Lincoln 9 b. Mar. 8, 1867 m. Apr. 12, 1893 Mary Curtiss 
Atwood b. Mar. 13, 1870 dau. of Francis Atwood. He d. May 14, 1893 and she m. 
2nd Oct. 31, 1900 Arthur R. Isham. 

Charles Strong 9 will be considered later. 

'.G. P. 145 Horace Horatio 8 Curtiss (Charles Ransom, Stephen, Israel, Stephen, Israel, John, Widow 
Elizabeth) b. Mar. 16, 1829, m. Aug. 31, 1853 Mary Sypert, dau. of Stephen Sypert of Jackson, 
Tenn. They resided at Jackson, Tenn. Children: 

1 Mary Jennette 9 b. Oct. 10, 1854 m. Jan. 26, 1875 Robert Mann. 
They had: 

(1) Robert Stiles Mann b. Apr. 7, 1879 

(2) Robert Curtiss Mann b. Sept. 13, 1882 

2 Charles Sypert 9 b. Feb. 22, 1857 d. Mar. 20, 1885 

3 Edward Benjamin 9 b. 

4 Ellen Elizabeth 9 b. Aug. 27, 1863 d. Feb. 3, 1884, m. Dec. 20, 1882 
Charles H. Hughes. Only child: 
(1) Edward Lee Hughes b. Jan. 18, 1884 

5 Minnie J. 9 b. Feb. 26, 1868 d. Apr. 21, 1890, m. Dec. 22, 1887, 
W. Thomas Anderson. 

Edward Benjamin 9 will be considered later. 

i. P. 100 Benjamin 8 Curtiss (Japhet, Benjamin, Israel, Stephen, Israel, John, Widow Elizabeth) 
b. Mar. 22, 1811 Southbury, Conn., m. at Middlebury, Conn. Sept. 30, 1839 Lucy Ann Munson, 
b. Watertown, Conn. May 5, 1811, dau. of Joseph and Lucinda (Hawkins) Munson. He was a car- 
penter and became a lawyer. He was employed by the Seth Thomas Clock Co. He d. June 14, 1875 
and she m. 2nd at Watertown, Feb. 26, 1879 Lyman Hungerford, b. Nov. 4, 1814, son of John 
Hungerford. He d. Sept. 13, 1891 Bethlehem, Conn. She d. Dec. 31, 1891 at the home of her son 
Harrison M. Curtiss at Bristol, Conn. Children: 

1 Harrison Munson 9 b. Nov. 26, 1840 Southford, Conn. 

2 George Marshall 9 b. July 10, 1843 
Harrison Munson 9 and George Marshall 9 will be considered later. 

Note: C.G. states this Benjamin 8 Curtiss married Towner. 

The Middlebury Cemetery has: "Benjamin Curtiss d. June 14, 1875 ae. 64 Esther Curtiss d. Feb. 
5, 1890 ae. 80." 

The death date of Benjamin is the same in both records but the marriage of this Benjamin to Lucy 
Ann Munson remains highly suspect. 

E.G. P. 100 Carlos B. 8 Curtiss (Japhet, Benjamin, Israel, Stephen, Israel, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. 
June 13, 1824 Southbury, Conn. He was a machinist. He m. Rachel Dewhurst b. Feb. 19, 1828 
Pawtucket, R.I. dau. of Edmund and Hannah (Barlow) Dewhurst. He d. Mar. 30, 1893. Children: 

1 Charles Japhet 9 b. Apr. 9, 1855 

2 Annie D. 9 b. Mar. 27, 1869 d. Oct. 30, 1878 
Charles Japhet 9 will be considered later. 

S. P. 100 Chester 8 Curtiss (Sherman, Benjamin, Israel, Stephen, Israel, John, Widow Elizabeth) 

b. 1809, m. Sept. 10, 1843 Rebecca Thompson both of Middlebury, Conn, by Rev. J. Atwater. 
His father's will speaks of his son Chester's family but record of this family is lacking except 
that the 1850 census gives a dau. Pauline 9 b. 1846. 

i. P. 100 Henry 8 Curtiss (Cyrus, Benjamin, Israel, Stephen, Israel, John Widow Elizabeth) b. 

1821, m. Nov. 19, 1878 Harriet L. Peck b. 1820. He d. Mar. 19, 1900 ae. 79 Southbury. 

She d. Feb. 1, 1882 ae. 62 Southbury. No children. 

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C.G. 



P. 100 Benjamin Strong 8 Curtiss, brother of Henry 8 Curtiss 
Children: 

1 C. H. Curtiss of Naugatuck, Conn. 

2 Cyrus O. Curtiss of Naugatuck, Conn. 

3 Julia L. Curtiss of Naugatuck, Conn. 

4 Emma B. Curtiss of Naugatuck, Conn. 

5 Carrie B. Curtiss 



m. 



Eliza H. 



m. 



Jennings 



The above data taken from the will of his brother Henry. No further record of this family. 



C.G. 



100 Jauncey 8 Curtiss (Jauncey, Abel, Benjamin, Nathaniel, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) 
m. Jan. 14, 1830 Sarah Dibble. No further record. 



C.G. 



P. 146 Orrin 8 Curtiss, brother of Jauncey 8 
Sally Bristol b. July 31, 1805. She d. Feb 
They had: 

1 Sarah Jerusha 9 
William Parker. 

2 Ann Elizabeth 9 

3 Mary Cornelia 9 



b. June 30, 1800, d. Sept. 24, 1881, m. Dec. 29, 1822 
23, 1879 dau. of Thomas and Sarah (Hull) Bristol. 



b. Sept. 25, 1824 



d. 



1909, m. June 18, 1846 



d. 



d. May 8, 1853 
d. 1894, 

1904 



m. Nov. 29, 1846 



b. Oct. 1, 1826 
b. Jan. 19, 1830 
Edwin D. Parker 1821-1870. They had: 

(1) George Edwin Parker b. 1848, 

(2) Anson Beach Parker b. Aug. 16, 1854 

Note: His son Clarence Walter Parker who died Mar. 6, 1950 contributed much to the 
establishing of this Curtiss Society of Stratford, Conn. 
4 Julia M. 9 b. Apr. 12, 1832 d. _ 

James T. Harry. They had: 

(1) James Harry b. Jan. 17, 1852 d. Mar. 1, 1929 

(2) Julia Elizabeth Harry b. Apr. 13, 1857 d. Feb. 6, 1913 
James Jauncey 9 b. May 19, 1835 



1900, m. Nov. 17, 1850 



William Orrin 9 b. 

Levi 9 b. 

Henry Bristol 9 b. 

Kate Elizabeth Williams. 



Oct. 2, 1839 
Mar. 18, 1844 
Aug. 26, 1845 
No children. 



d. Sept. 18, 1844 

m. 1st Louisa Berkley, m. 2nd 



b. Sept. 3, 1847 



d.c. 



1891, m. Margaret McNisl 



10 



b. Feb. 10, 1849 



d. July 25, 1908, m. July 9, 1870 



Edgar A. 9 

of Salem, N.Y. 

Jennie Augusta 9 

Wallace E. Johnson b.June 16, 1849 Malone, N.Y. d. Mar. 8, 1896 Cheshire, Conn 

They had: 

(1) George Wallace Johnson b. Nov. 3, 1873 

(2) William E. Johnson b. Oct. 22, 1875 d. May 28, 1894 

(3) Grace Emma Johnson b. Aug. 28, 1884 

(4) Clarence Samuel Johnson b. May 9, 1887 

(5) Jennie Geneva Johnson b. Feb. 24, 1889, m. Oscar Paul Gumprecht 

(6) Joseph A. Johnson b. Dec. 8, 1890 d. Aug. 28, 1891 

Note: The son of Jennie G. Johnson - Edward C. Gumprecht - has served the Curtiss 
Society as Secretary for many years. 
James Jauncey 9 , William Orrin 9 and Edgar A. 9 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 146 Harvey 8 Curtiss (Jauncey, Abel, Benjamin, Nathaniel, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) 
b. Apr. 3, 1815 Wallingford, Conn., m. Nov. 11, 1849 Juliante E. Terrell of Cheshire, Conn, who 
d. Jan. 15, 1888 ae. 60. He d. Jan. 17, 1892. They had: 

b. Nov. 24, 1850 

b. Apr. 29, 1852 

b. Oct. 18, 1853 

b. Sept. 10, 1857 

b. Mar. 7, 1863 

b. Mar. 7, 1863 

b. Mar. 7, 1863 

C.G. P. 101 William 8 Curtiss, brother of Harvey 8 Curtiss b. 
Cheshire, Conn. No record of children. 

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, 1888 ae. 60. 


He d 


1 


George H. 9 




2 


Andrew 9 




3 


Mary E. 9 




4 


Ira 9 




5 


William B. 9 




6 


Willis B. 9 




7 


Wilber B. 9 





d. unm. 

d. Aug. 27, 1852 

d. Sept. 28, 1894 unm. 

d. June 26, 1858 

d. July 19, 1863 

d. Oct. 6, 1863 

d. Dec. 14, 1863 

m. Dec. 15, 1829 Lucy Hunt of 



P. 101 Bradley 8 Curtiss (Andrew, Abel, Benjamin, Nathaniel, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) 
b. Oct. 3, 1793 Wallingford, Conn. He was a broom manufacturer and located at Navarino, Onon- 
daga Co., N.Y. where he d. Dec. 19, 1865. He m. 1st Aug. 22, 1819 Lydia . She b.' June 14, 

1801 and d. July 12, 1837. He m. 2nd Roena Abbe. She b. Feb. 5, 1806. She was widow first of 

Wells and had by him Harvey and Adeline Wells. She was widow 2nd of George Andrews 

by whom she had Saphrona Andrews b. Nov. 5, 1827 who m. Bradley Curtiss' son Chandler. She 
d. 1908. Children by 1st wife: 

1 Andrew Bradley 9 b. Apr. 11, 1821 

2 Lydia Aurelia 9 b. May 7, 1823 m. George Stocking who d. 

Sept. 5, 1899. She d. Mar. 3, 1894. They had: 

(1) Matilda Stocking d. Oct. 27, 1856 ae. 3-3-18 

(2) Adella Stocking m. Stephen Adlam 

3 Iantha 9 b. Nov. 6, 1825 d. Jan. 8, 1843 

4 Clarissa 9 b. Feb. 23, 1828 No record. 

5 Amanda 9 b. Sept. 18, 1830 m. Vinton. Removed to Mich. 

6 Chandler 9 b. Jan. 6, 1833 

7 Sally 9 b. May 5, 1835 m. Wm. Call. Removed to Elsie, 
Mich. Sally had by Wm. Call three sons, all became ministers and three daughters, 
Addie, Nettie and Mabel, all Call. 

8 Mary 9 b. July 5, 1837 She was adopted by a Goodwin family and 
d. unm. 

Children by 2nd wife: 

9 Huldah 9 b. May 18, 1845 m. Geo. Beak. Removed to Mich. 

10 Harriet Amelia 9 b. Oct. 4, 1846 m. May 20, 1866 Wm. Henry Clay 
Nichols b. Oct. 21, 1846. They had: 

(1) Lillian Nichols b. Mar. 16, 1875, m. Max Fowler 

(2) Cora Belle Nichols b. Dec. 10, 1879, m. Chas. Huntington 

11 Josephine 9 b. Mar. 20, 1850 d. May 1, 1874, m. Carl Field. 
No children. 

12 Napoleon Bonaparte 9 b. July 1, 1851 d.y. 
Andrew Bradley 9 and Chandler 9 will be considered later. 

P. 101 Chandler 8 Curtiss (Andrew, Abel, Benjamin, Nathaniel, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) 
b. May 7, 1795 Wallingford, Conn. He was a methodist minister and served in the far west with 
the Indians. He m. July 24, 1836 in the then Indian Territory, Mary A. Colburn dau. of Jonas and 
Hannah (Gamwall) Colburn. They returned east in 1843 and settled in Leominster, Mass. where 
she d. Aug. 3, 1879 ae. 71 and he d. July 27, 1881 ae. 86. They had: 

1 Amanda 9 b. Omaha, Neb. Jan. 8, 1838 She m. J. Avery White and 
resided in Framingham, Mass. 

2 Samuel 9 b. Bellevue, Neb. May 20, 1839 d. Feb. 16, 1840 

3 Ann 9 b. Griggsville, 111. Oct. 18, 1841 m. John P. Roper. Resided 
in Westminster, Mass. They had three children. 

Note: Saugus, Mass. V.R. has "Died Oct. 9, 1849 ae. 23 Lydia Curtiss b. 1826 at 
Maiden, Mass. dau. of Chandler and Ruth Curtiss." 

Why Chandler 8 Curtiss settled in Mass. and not in Conn, is unknown. Perhaps he m. 
1st this Ruth. 

P. 101 Levi 8 Curtiss (Levi, Abel, Benjamin, Nathaniel, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. May 
12, 1791 Wallingford, Conn. Only record is Cemetery at Orange, Conn. "Lucy wife of Levi 
Curtiss d. Dec. 16, 1816." 

P. 101 Leonard 8 Curtiss, brother of Levi 8 Curtiss b. June 15, 1805, m. June 19, 1840 Eliza A. 
Sperry of Woodbridge, Conn. They had: 

1 Alfred A. 9 who d. Mar. 5, 1854 ae. 12-6-0. No further record. 

P. 147 Isaac W. 8 Curtiss (Chauncey, Abel, Benjamin, Nathaniel, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) 
b. Dec. 20, 1786 Meriden, Conn. He m. July 14, 1834 Mary Ann Webster of Southington who d. 
June 23, 1861. He d. May 7, 1884. They had: 

1 Sarah A. 9 b. 1835, Meriden, Conn. 

2 Isaac R. 9 b. Sept. 30, 1838, Meriden, Conn. He m. May 27, 1865 Emma 

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Lavinia Lyon of Newark, N.J. Dau. of William and Margaret Lyon. Children: 

1 Clara Irene 10 b. July 23, 1869. She was a school teacher, unmarried in Newark, 
N.J. 

2 Wm. Lyon 10 b. June 17, 1872, d. Oct. 23, 1872 

3 Walter Webster 9 b. Sept. 22, 1843, Meriden, Conn., m. Sept. 27, 1865 Agnes Dempter 
of Naugatuck, Conn., dau. of James and Mary (Craig) Dempter of Jedborough, Scotland. 
He d. Apr. 22, 1897. No children. 

C.G. P. 147 Harrison W. 8 Curtiss (Chauncey, Abel, Benjamin, Nathaniel, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth 
b. Aug. 20, 1817 Meriden, Conn., m. 1st Oct. 17, 1838 Eliza Bradley, m. 2nd Sept. 29, 1850 in 
Cincinnati, Ohio, Martha L. . She d. Sept. 9, 1890. He d. Jan. 15, 1869. Child by 1st wife: 

1 Rollin William 9 b. Aug. 31, 1841 
Children by 2nd wife: 

2 Louis K. 9 b. June 29, 1851 

3 Floyd 9 b. Dec. 25, 1854 

4 Mattie Louise 9 b. Oct. 10, 1859 m. Jan. 16, 1883 H. E. Partridge. 
Removed to St. Paul, Minn. 

5 Zella 9 b. June 3, 1861 m. Jan. 16, 1884 F. A. Wallace of 
Wallingford, Conn. 

6 Rosa 9 b. Apr. 1866 d. June 1866 

Rollin William 9 , Louis K. 9 and Floyd 9 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 147-148 Edmund B. 8 Curtiss (Chauncey, Abel, Benjamin, Nathaniel, Thomas, John, Widow 
Elizabeth) b. Oct. 22, 1819, Meriden, Conn., m. Feb. 15, 1852 Hannah Lucretia Lane, dau. of 
Henry and Louisa Lane. She d. Oct. 1918. He d. Nov. 27, 1880. They had: 

1 Ellen Louisa 9 b. Sept. 7, 1855 m. May 16, 1878 Phillip Mills 

b. Sheffield, England June 21, 1855, d. Feb. 10, 1937 Meriden, Conn. She d. there 
June 9, 1918. They had: 



m. Apr. 27, 1880 Harry Heaton. 





(1) Irene M. Mills 


b. Sept. 8, 1881 




(2) Nellie Mills 






(3) Philip Mills, Jr. 




2 


Frederick 9 


b. July 23, 1858 


3 


Emma A. 9 
They had: 


b. Dec. 6, 1860 




(1) Arthur Heaton 


d. 1935 




(2) Myra Heaton, 


unmarried. 




(3) Clara Heaton, 


unmarried. 


4 


John Edwin 9 


b. Apr. 2, 1862 


5 


Edwin Russell 9 


b. Mar. 23, 1870 



Frederick 9 , John Edwin 9 and Edwin Russell 9 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 148 Asahel Benham 8 Curtiss (Aaron, Benjamin, Benjamin, Nathaniel, Thomas, John, Widow 
Elizabeth) b. Jan. 10, 1797, m. Aug. 16, 1820 Emily T. Hubbard of Chatham, Conn, who d. Aug. 
25, 1886. He d. July 4, 1864. They had: 

1 Susan M. 9 b. 1821 Meriden, Conn. m. May 12, 1840 Origen 

Utley of Middletown, Conn. 

2 Emily M. 9 b. Mar. 2, 1825 m. 1852 Waldo Corbin 

3 Sarah H. 9 b. July 2, 1830 m. Oct. 8, 1850 A. J. Edgerton 

C.G. P. 148 Homer 8 Curtiss (Benjamin, Benjamin, Benjamin, Nathaniel, Thomas, John, Widow 

Elizabeth) b. Aug. 4, 1800 Meriden, Conn., m. Nov. 26, 1835 Julia Ann Upson b. Mar. 22, 1814 
d. Apr. 4, 1904 dau. of Sheldon and Nancy (Hart) Upson of New Britain, Conn. He d. May 30, 
1880. He was of the firm of Curtiss and Isbell, manufacturers of locks and latches. They had: 

1 Elizabeth Collins 9 b. Sept. 13, 1836 d. Mar. 21, 1927, m. Oct. 12, 1862 
Sherman Cogswell. He b. June 13, 1834 d. Apr. 24, 1921, son of Charles and 
Asenath (Hubbard) Cogswell of New Preston, Conn. Children: 

(1) Leonard W. Cogswell b. July 10, 1863 

(2) Howard F. Cogswell b. Jan. 1, 1870 

2 Augusta Louisa 9 b. June 28, 1841 d. Oct. 15, 1930 Meriden, Conn 
m. Zeno King Pease of Hartford, Conn. No children. 






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3 Helen Melissa 9 b. Feb. 22, 1843 d. Jan. 8, 1907 New Preston, Conn. 
Unmarried. 

4 Homer Augustus 9 b. June 14, 1846 He will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 102 Henry 8 Curtiss, brother of Homer 8 Curtiss, b. 1802, m. Henrietta Malone. 

They had: 

1 Henry 9 b. Oct. 1844 d. July 1852 

C.G. P. 148-149 Daniel Collins 8 Curtiss (Benjamin, Benjamin, Benjamin, Nathaniel, Thomas, John, 
j Widow Elizabeth) b. Oct. 23, 1807 Meriden, Conn. m. 1st Apr. 12, 1842 Harriet Atwater b. Feb. 

6, 1810, d. Oct. 11, 1841 Brookfield, Conn., dau. of James and Nancy (Ailing) Atwater. He m. 
2nd May 9, 1847 Frances Ann French. She b. July 1, 1817, dau. of James and Melissa French. 
She d. Aug. 11, 1894 Detroit, Mich. He d. July 24, 1883 Green Bay, Wis. He was a minister. 
Children by 1st wife: 

1 Harriet Louisa 9 b. May 31, 1843 Brookfield, Conn. She d. Oct. 7, 1930 
Detroit, Mich. 

2 Julia Atwater 9 b. Oct. 3, 1844 Brookfield, Conn., m. Oct. 14, 1879 David 
John Davidson at Green Bay, Wis. She d. there Feb. 28, 1943. He d. there July 8, 
1928. He b. June 23, 1851 son of Tonnes and Tobrina Davidson. Children: 

(1) Arthur Curtiss Davidson b. Oct. 6, 1880 

(2) Paul Edward Davidson b. Oct. 3, 1882 

(3) Frances Theodora Davidson b. July 1, 1885 d. 1902 

(4) Myra Belle Davidson b. Sept. 19, 1888 
Children by 2nd wife: 

3 Edward Collins 9 b. Jan. 30, 1849 Brookfield, Conn. m. Alice Maude Eddy 
Apr. 26, 1886, d. Aug. 25, 1889. No children. He d. Aug. 7, 1938 Peoria, 111. 

4 Mary Frances 9 b. May 25, 1851 d. Sept. 25, 1857 

5 Laura Jane 9 b. Aug. 7, 1853 d, June 27, 1950 unm. 

C.G. P. 149 Samuel Ives 8 Curtiss (Ivah, Benjamin, Benjamin, Nathaniel, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) 
b. Mar. 5, 1803 Wallingford, Conn., m. 1st Oct. 3, 1832 Rebecca Tuttle Hough. She was killed 
by lightning Mar. 25, 1842. He m. 2nd Jan. 30, 1843 Eliza Ives, dau. of Jesse Ives of Stafford 
Springs, Conn. She d. May 31, 1865. He m. 3rd June 15, 1866 Mrs. Deborah H. G. Curtiss widow 
of his brother Erastus Ives 8 Curtiss and dau. of Larkin Newton of Petersham, Mass. She d. 1881 
ae. 76. He d. Mar. 26, 1880 Union, Conn. Children by 1st wife: 

1 Ann 9 b. Mar. 21, 1834 E. Hampton, Conn. Killed with her mother. 

2 George 9 b. Jan. 5, 1836 E. Hampton, Conn. 
Child by 2nd wife: 

3 Samuel Ives 9 b. Feb. 5, 1844 Union, Conn. 
Rev. George 9 and Rev. Samuel Ives 9 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 150 Erastus Ives 8 Curtiss (Ivah, Benjamin, Benjamin, Nathaniel, Thomas, John, Widow 

Elizabeth) b. May 19, 1805 Meriden, Conn. He was a minister. He m. May 1833 Deborah 

Hall Grosvenor Newton, dau. of Larkin Newton of Petersham, Mass. She m. 2nd his brother 
Samuel Ives 8 Curtiss as his 3rd w. He d. Mar. 19, 1861 at Greenwich, Mass. Children: 

1 Francis 9 b. Mar. 1834 Marlboro, N.H. d.y. 

2 Francis Ivah 9 b. Oct. 1, 1835 N. New Salem, Mass. d. July 1, 1855 

3 Emma Hall 9 b. June 5, 1839 N. New Salem. Mass. m. Rev. Newton Harvey 
Bell of Union, Conn. Aug. 11, 1868. 

4 Ella Grosvenor 9 twin of Emma Hall 9 m. Nov. 27, 1873 John Adams Spelman of 
Union, Conn. 

C.G. P. 150-151 Charles Augustus 8 Curtiss, brother of Erastus Ives 8 Curtiss b. Aug. 17, 1807 

Meriden, Conn. d. Sept. 5, 1853, m. May 27, 1847 Laura Paulk, dau. of Eliakim and Sally (Craw) 
Paulk of Tolland, Conn. She m. 2nd Joseph Dresser. She d. Aug. 12, 1888. Children: 

1 Sarah Jane 9 b. Feb. 1849 d.y. 

2 George A. 9 b. May 4, 1852 Meriden, Conn. m. 1st Frances M. Smith 
Sept. 3, 1884. m. 2nd Frances E. Slocum, Sept. 1888. He resided in Lansingburgh, 
N.Y. 



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C.G. P. 151 Enos Hall 8 Curtiss (Elisha, Benjamin, Benjamin, Nathaniel, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabetl 
b. Sept. 12, 1796 Meriden, Conn. m. Mrs. Lois K. Bailey who d. May 10, 1887 ae. 86. He d. Apr. 
30, 1862. Children: 

1 Asahel Harrison 9 b. Jan. 1, 1819 Meriden, Conn. m. Sept. 12, 1841 Juliette 
Yale. He d. July 23, 1877. No children. 

2 Elisha Stevens 9 b. June 18, 1826 Meriden, Conn. m. Nov. 26, 1846 Harriet 
Wilcox, dau. of Silas and Abigail Wilcox of Clinton, Conn. She d. Dec. 23, 1883 ae. 51 
He d. Sept. 19, 1893 at Darien, Conn. Their son Edgar Wilcox 10 Curtiss b. Dec. 7, 
1848 left no children. 

C.G. P. 151 Eli Elisha 8 Curtiss, brother of Enos Hall 8 Curtiss b. Feb. 27, 1804 m. 1st Feb. 27, 1825 
Louisa 8 Curtiss (Chauncey, Abel, Benjamin, Nathaniel, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth). She d. 
May 18, 1830. He m. 2nd Aug. 31, 1830 his first wife's sister Julia A. 8 Curtiss who d. Apr. 27, 
1859 ae. 49. He d. Feb. 11, 1861. Child by 1st wife: 

1 Lemuel 9 Curtiss b. Aug. 17, 1827 m. Hannah Maria who d. Oct 

4, 1853 ae. 21. He d. Dec. 6, 1853. 

Child by 2nd wife: 

2 Mary Hall 9 b. Jan. 18, 1834 m. Nov. 17, 1850 John Beckley 

b. Berlin, Conn. Feb. 27, 1829 son of Theodore and Eliza (Belden) Beckley. He d. 
Meriden, Conn. Dec. 11, 1877. She d. Apr. 7, 1881 Hartford, Conn. They had: 

(1) Ida Amelia Beckley b. June 7, 1853 m. Henry E. Chapman 

(2) Elroy Arthur Beckley b. Mar. 1, 1857 d. Feb. 4, 1878 

C.G. P. 151-152 Lemuel Johnson 8 Curtiss (Elisha, Benjamin, Benjamin, Nathaniel, Thomas, John, 

Widow Elizabeth) b. Jan. 15, 1814 Meriden, Conn. , m. Dec. 24, 1835 Bedotha Pierpont Burton, 
dau. of Newbury and Bedotha (Pierpont) Burton of North Haven, Conn. He d. Jan. 10, 1888. 
Children: 

1 Celia Jeannette 9 * b. Oct. 4, 1838 d. Oct. 23, 1893 unm. 

2 Adelaide Asenath 9 b. July 30, 1842 m. John E. Parker Dec. 14, 1865 
She d. Mar. 9, 1869. 

C.G. P. 104 Edwin Erastus 8 Curtiss, brother of Lemuel Johnson 8 Curtiss b. Sept. 1, 1805 d. Apr. 29, 
1885, m. Dec. 24, 1826 Aurelia Benham b. May 2, 1808, d. Sept. 4, 1879 dau. of Darius and 
Cynthia (Cone) Benham of Wallingford, Conn. No children. 

C.G. P. 152 Alanson 8 Curtiss, brother of Lemuel Johnson 8 Curtiss, b. Oct. 27, 1818, Meriden, Conn, 
m. Feb. 1, 1840 Harriet Eliza Sullivan. He d. Sept. 27, 1856. Child: 

1 John William 9 b. Feb. 17, 1843 m. Sarah L. Gridley Dec. 18, 1871 

and had Cordie Aurelia 10 Curtiss b. Feb. 14, 1874. 

C.G. P. 152-153 Sylvester Johnson 8 Curtiss (Amos, Benjamin, Benjamin, Nathaniel, Thomas, John, 
Widow Elizabeth) b. Sept. 30, 1826 Meriden, Conn. m. Apr. 23, 1851 Harriet A. Hulse of New 
York City, dau. of Thomas Hulse. Children: 

1 Thomas E. 9 b. Feb. 13, 1852 New York City 

2 Harriet Louise 9 b. Aug. 13, 1855 unmarried 
Thomas E. 9 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 104 William Amos 8 Curtiss, brother of Sylvester Johnson 8 Curtiss, b. May 26, 1816 Meriden, 
Conn., m. 1st Sept. 12, 1838 Sarah Higley of Canton, Conn, who d. Mar. 24, 1847. He m. 2nd 
Adeline Higley of Canton, Conn. Aug. 22, 1847. He d. Apr. 19, 1893. Child by 2nd wife: 
1 William Munson 9 b. July 24, 1848 d. Aug. 15, 1856 

C.G. P. 153 Alfred Pierpont 8 Curtiss (Samuel, Benjamin, Benjamin, Nathaniel, Thomas, John, Widow 
Elizabeth) b. July 4, 1817 Wallingford, Conn., m. 1st Oct. 19, 1838 Emeline Amelia Bradley, 
dau. of Levi and Abigail Ann Bradley. She d. July 19, 1847 ae. 27. m. 2nd Oct. 15, 1851 Sarah 
Maria Hitchcock dau. of Augustus and Lois (Atwater) Hitchcock. She d. Dec. 3, 1857 ae. 24. 
m. 3rd Jan. 14, 1868 Julia Hannah Phelps, dau. of Asaph and Sophia Pearl Phelps, of Ashtabula, 
Ohio. He d. July 21, 1870. Children by 1st wife: 

1 Jane Maria 9 b. Jan. 4, 1842, Meriden, Conn., m. George A. Fay of 
Meriden, Conn., Sept. 11, 1865 

2 Levi Bradley 9 b. Aug. 10, 1843, Meriden, Conn. 

3 Alfred William 9 b. June 2, 1847 

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Child by 3rd wife: 

4 Ellen Eliza 9 b. June 9, 1869 m. Dec. 31, 1891 Charles Edward 

Homan 
Levi Bradley 9 and Alfred William 9 will be considered later. 

,G. P. 153 Asahel 8 Curtiss (Asahel, Benjamin, Benjamin, Nathaniel, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) 
b. Feb. 25, 1821 Meriden, Conn., m. Feb. 29, 1844 Ann E. Wilcox, dau. of Silas and Abigail 
Wilcox of Clinton, Conn. He d. Dec. 2, 1889. Children: 

1 Robert Hallam 9 b. Dec. 4, 1845, Meriden, Conn. 

2 Anna Wilcox 9 b. Mar. 7, 1848, Meriden, Conn., m. Apr. 20, 1870 Jesse 
Munson, Jr. of Bradford, N.Y. 

3 Hetty Redfield 9 b. Apr. 24, 1853 d. June 22, 1861 

4 Alice Antoinette 9 b. July 28, 1856 d. Sept. 15, 1862 
Robert Hallam 9 will be considered later. 

,G. P. 154 George Redfield 8 Curtiss, brother of Asahel 8 Curtiss b. Dec. 25, 1825, m. May 22, 1855, 
Augusta Munson, dau. of Jesse and Sophia (Talmadge) Munson of Bradford, N.Y. He d. May 20, 
1893. Children: 

1 George Munson 9 b. May 27, 1857 

2 Frederick Edgar 9 b. Aug. 12, 1861 d. Sept. 10, 1869 

3 Agnes Deshon 9 b. Apr. 10, 1863 m. May 22, 1890 Allan B. Squire 

,G. P. 106 Chester 8 Curtiss (Levi, Solomon, Samuel, Samuel, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Mar. 
31, 1793 Southington, Conn., m. Elizabeth Hitchcock of Cheshire, Conn. She d. Oct. 8, 1826 ae. 
25. He d. July 6, 1826. 

G. P. 106 George 8 Curtiss, brother of Chester 8 Curtiss, b. Mar. 18, 1797, m. Ann E. Leyden of 
North Carolina. 

G. P. 154 Levi 8 Curtiss, brother of Chester 8 Curtiss, b. Feb. 19, 1800 m. Julia Brooks of Cheshire, 
Conn. Children: 

1 Eliza 9 b. Apr. 16, 1837 Southington, Conn., m. Jan. 1, 1863 Silah 
Lewis. She d. Oct. 7, 1873. 

2 George Brooks 9 b. Aug. 2, 1842 Southington, Conn. He will be considered later. 

G. P. 155 Solomon 8 Curtiss, brother of Chester 8 Curtiss, b. Sept. 3, 1801 Southington, Conn., m. Jan. 
1, 1827 Sally Leavenworth Cook, dau. of Joseph and Ann (Bronson) Cook of Plymouth, Conn. 
Children: 

1 Sarah Emily 9 b. Feb. 15, 1828 Southington, Conn. m. Frank W. Bristol 

2 Charles W. 9 b. June 25, 1831 Southington, Conn. m. Mary Decker 

3 Anna E. 9 b. Apr. 11, 1838 Southington, Conn. m. Josiah H. Merriman 

"Jot in C.G. Newell 8 Curtiss (Zurial, Enoch, Enoch, Samuel, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. May 14, 

1817, m. Oct. 27, 1839 Salwych Sage, Huron Co., O. V.R. He d. 1900. A bible record-says 

he m. Marilla Sage. Children: 



1 Romain 9 


b. 


m. Jewett 


2 Edwin Augustus 9 


b. Sept. 25, 1842 


He will be considered later. 


3 Cecelia 9 


b. 




4 Clara 9 


b. 


m. Lother. Had dau 


(1) Grace Lother 






5 Corydon 9 







Not in C.G. Russell 8 Curtiss, brother of Newell 8 Curtiss b. July 22, 1823 Cayuga, N.Y. d. Nov. 24, 1911, 
m. his first cousin Carrie, dau. of John Russell. Their son: 

1 Darwin Zurial 9 Curtiss b. Oct. 5, 1861 He will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. Corydon 8 Curtiss, brother of Newell 8 Curtiss, b. Oct. 10, 1825 d. May 28, 1915, m. Nov. 
26, 1848 Delilah Heath. They had 3 sons and one dau. given names not of record. 

C.G. P. 155 Stephen Fowler 8 Curtiss (Azor, Uri, Azor, Samuel, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. 

Sept. 6, 1824 LeRoy,N.Y., m. Apr. 23, 1846 Sally Louise Stevens of Bergen, N.Y. dau. of Lauren 
and Sally Stevens. She b. May 7, 1829 d. July 21, 1909. He d. Oct. 3, 1903 LeRoy, N.Y. 
Children: 

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1 Marion Eleanor 9 b. Mar. 12, 1847 d. Dec. 12, 1858 

2 Louise Josephine 9 b. Nov. 8, 1849 d. unm. 

3 Elsie Catherine 9 b. May 22, 1854 m. June 28, 1881 Alva W. Lewis and 
had: 

(1) Virginia May Lewis b. May 21, 1882 

(2) Louisa Josephine Lewis b. Nov. 7, 1886 

4 Earl Stephen 9 b. Oct. 7, 1856 d. Apr. 17, 1871 

5 Leroy Gaines 9 b. June 19, 1861 d. Aug. 9, 1861 

C.G. P. 155 Solomon 8 Curtiss, brother of Stephen Fowler 8 Curtiss, b. Dec. lb, 1831, d. Aug. 4, 1894 
LeRoy, N.Y., m. Nov. 14, 1855 at Rochester, N.Y. Mary Jane Pugsley b. Jan. 21, 1835, d. Jan. 
17, 1915 LeRoy, N.Y. Children: 

1 Charles E. 9 b. Nov. 12, 1856 d. Nov. 1932 unm. Palmyra, N.Y. 

2 Addie M. 9 b. Nov. 27, 1859 m. George E. Marcellus 

3 Marion E. 9 b. Mar. 2, 1871 m. Stanley Patterson 

C.G. P. 108 Horace Palmer 8 Curtiss, half brother of Stephen Fowler 8 Curtiss, b. Jan. 6, 1851, m. Sept. 
1873 Katherine Taife. Children: 

1 William N. 9 b. May 11, 1874 

2 May E. 9 b. Oct. 28, 1875 

3 Stephen V. 9 b. July 4, 1882 

4 Beatrice E.H. 9 b. July 15, 1884 

5 Mildred P. 9 b. Mar. 14, 1888 

Not in C.G. Ephraim 8 Curtiss (John, Bailey, Ephraim, Azor, Samuel, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) 
b. m. Amelia Moore, dau. of Hiram and Hannah (Stanton) Moore. Children: 

1 Sadie 9 b. m. Ray Mattoon of Prattsburg, N.Y. 

No children. 

2 Jerome 9 b. d. unm. 

3 Floyd 9 b. May 23, 1874 Prattsburg, N.Y. He will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. Loren L. 8 Curtiss (Solomon, Solomon, Azor, Samuel, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) 

b. June 18, 1830 Franklinville, Cattaraugus Co., N.Y., m. Feb. 11, 1852 Esther Amelia Gillette 
b. Mar. 3, 1831 d. Dec. 7, 1891. He d. May 10, 1898 at Norwood, Mo. Children: 

1 Orestus 9 No record. 

2 Clara 9 No record. 

3 Anna 9 No record. 

4 Irvin 9 No record. 

5 James M. 9 b. Oct. 11, 1866 He will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. James M. 8 Curtiss (Solomon, Solomon, Azor, Samuel, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) 

b. 1842 Franklinville, N.Y. He d. Dec. 12, 1916 Washington, D.C. He was a Captain in 

Civil War. He was an attorney and assistant Chief of U.S. Pension Dept. m. 

Child: 

1 Eugene 9 

Not in C.G. Henry Rensselaer 8 Curtiss (Rensselaer, Solomon, Azor, Samuel, Thomas, John, Widow 

Elizabeth) b. June 12, 1852 near Machias, Cattaraugus Co., N.Y. d. Feb. 15, 1922 Franklinville, 
N.Y. m. June 20, 1878 at Great Valley, N.Y. Jane Ann Ball b. Jan. 10, 1857 at Mansfield, N.Y. 
d. Oct. 19, 1925 dau. of William and Eunice (Kilburn) Ball. He practiced law in Franklinville. 
Child: 

1 Rensselaer Leigh 9 b. June 9, 1878 Ellicottville, N.Y. He will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. Warren Alanson 8 Curtiss (Gilbert Wood, Gideon, Gideon, Thomas, Thomas, John, Widow 
Elizabeth) b. Nov. 7, 1843 Ransomville, N.Y., d. July 11, 1932. m. Oct. 20, 1870 Celia G. Ward 
of Newfane, N.Y. who d. June 16, 1927. Warren Alanson 8 Curtiss was a produce and grain mer- 
chant in Ransomville, N.Y. He was a Justice of the Peace, and a Civil War veteran. His wife, 
Cecelia G. Ward, born Apr. 12, 1846 was daughter of Dexter and Cynthia (Sackett) Ward. He 
established the W. R. Curtiss Poultry Co. in the early 1880 's and the business became one of the 
largest of its kind in America. It was continued by his two sons Ward Roy Curtiss and Warren 
Jay Curtiss. Children: 

1 Warren Jay 9 b. Aug. 8, 1871 

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2 Ward Roy 9 b. Mar. 16, 1875 

3 Charles Rex 9 b. Sept. 18, 1882 d.y. 

4 Oliver Leo 9 b. Aug. 19, 1888 Killed July 25, 1918 World War I. 

5 Adopted Ava Adalie 9 b. Sept. 26, 1891 m. Wallace Pomeroy. She d. Jan. 23, 
1919. No children. 

Warren Jay 9 and Ward Roy 9 will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. John Jay 8 Curtiss, brother of Warren Alanson 8 Curtiss b. May 14, 1846, m. 1874 

Emma Pierce b. Sept. 15, 1851 dau. of Horace and Lydia (Palmer) Pierce. Child: 

1 Leon Arthur 9 b. July 5, 1883 He will be considered later. 

John Jay 8 Curtiss d. Sept. 18, 1913. His wife d. Jan. 7, 1908. 

Not in C.G. Frank Haslett 8 Curtiss, brother of Warren Alanson 8 Curtiss b. May 7, 1853. He left 

Ransomville in 1872 and took up land in Lapeer, Michigan which his father had bought before the 
Civil War. Here he d. Aug. 17, 1925. He m. first Annie N. Clapsattle. He m. second Mar. 4, 1884 
Alice Grace Cockett, dau. of William Henry and Julia Ann (Wright) Cockett. She b. at Lapeer, 
Mich. Dec. 6, 1859 and d. there Mar. 20, 1932. The only child was: 

1 Sumner Wood 9 Curtiss b. June 30, 1895 who will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. Charles Fremont 8 Curtiss, brother of Warren Alanson 8 Curtiss b. July 15, 1856. He was 
a letter carrier in Chicago, 111., where he d. May 15, 1913. He m. Mrs. Lena (Pickle) Wolf who 
d. Jan. 15, 1943. They had one son: 

1 Rex 9 Curtiss b. He will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. Franklin 8 Curtiss (Lucius, Gideon, Gideon, Thomas, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) 

b. Feb. 24, 1841, d. Meriden, Conn. 1918, m. Margaret Luby. She b. Dec. 25, 1844 New York 
City. She d. Apr. 15, 1916 Meriden, Conn. Children: 

1 Minnie 9 

2 Lottie 9 

3 Elizabeth 9 

4 Winona 9 

5 Ellen 9 

6 Franklin Harrison 9 b. Feb. 12, 1881 

7 Sarah Ann 9 

Franklin Harrison 9 will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. Lewis C. 8 Curtiss, brother of Franklin 8 Curtiss, 
Children: 

1 Franklin 9 of Union, Conn. 

2 Nellie 9 

3 Lewis G. 9 

4 Jennie A. 9 

5 Millie M. 9 

6 Sadie 9 

7 Lucius F. 9 

8 Mary E. 9 

9 Kate A. 9 
10 Charles H. 9 

Children taken from a possibly garbled probate record of Lewis C. 8 Curtiss with no 
date of probate given. 

Not in C.G. George G. 8 Curtiss (Lucius, Gideon, Gideon, Thomas, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) 

b. d. Mar. 20, 1889 Schuylerville, N.Y. m. Clara F. . His will shows 

he had no children. 

Not in C.G. William Gilbert 8 Curtiss, brother of George G. Curtiss b. Sept. 17, 1857 Waterbury, Conn., 
m. Mar. 10, 1879 Delia Elizabeth Downer, dau. of Wm. J. and Elizabeth A. (Watson) Downer. She 
b. Mar. 10, I860 d. May 15, 1933. They founded the town of Torrington, Wyoming where he d. 
Jan. 6, 1913. Children: 

1 Mattie Lovilla 9 b. Apr. 25, 1880 d. May 7, 1934, m. July 24, 1901 

Lee A. Root, b. Nov. 2, 1876 (living 1952) son of Thomas J. and Minerva Frances 
(Phifer) Root. They had: 

217 



May 


27, 


1846 m. 


Nellie M. 


m. 




Gorman 




m. 




Silence 




m. 




Garrison 




m. 




Emerson 





(1) Elsie May Root b. June 23, 1902 unm. in 1952 

(2) Alma Irene Root b. Feb. 21, 1904 unm. in 1952 

(3) Wm. CurtissRoot b. May 26, 1912 unm. in 1952 

2 Elsie May 9 b. Mar. 17, 1882 d. 1898 

Not in C.G. Frank Alanson 8 Curtiss (Alfred, Alanson, Gideon, Thomas, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) 
b. Sept. 6, 1860, m. Nov. 1897 Charlotte Thurber. Removed to California in 1905 where he d. 
Aug. 25, 1920. They had no children. 

Not in C.G. Alfred Charles 8 Curtiss, brother of Frank Alanson 8 Curtiss b. Apr. 11, 1866, m. Oct. 18, 
1892 Mamie Wade Chilcote. She b. Sept. 18, 1872 at Colony, Kan. They resided in Beeler, Kan. 
Children: 

1 Cline Chilcote 9 b. Clinton, Kan. Sept. 6, 1893. 

2 Elgar Floyd 9 b. Clinton, Kan. Mar. 2, 1895 

3 Marion Ruth 9 b. Arma, Kan. July 2, 1898., m. Feb. 18, 1918 at Ness City, 
Kan. Frederick Jacob Shauers, b. June 13, 1898. They had: 

(1) Vera Virginia Shauers b. Aug. 16, 1918 m. Harry S. Sculley. 

(2) Thomas Elwood Shauers b. Apr. 17, 1922 m. Wilma Prose 

(3) Robert Dean Shauers b. Sept. 16, 1923 m. Marybelle Whitis 

(4) Gaylen LaVergne Shauers b. Dec. 6, 1925 

(5) Nyla Jeanne Shauers b. Jan. 28, 1928 

(6) Vada Ruth Shauers b. Feb. 28, 1930 

(7) Chas. Alfred Shauers b. Dec. 13, 1936 

(8) Delbert Max Shauers b. Oct. 13, 1938 

(9) Daryl Lee Shauers b. Oct. 13, 1941 

4 Edna Leona 9 b. Arma, Kan. Apr. 4, 1901 m. Feb. 8, 1928 James 
Petersilie b. Oct. 13, 1895. They have: 
(1) Evelyn Grace Petersilie b. Nov. 30, 1928 

5 Alfred Charles 9 b. Beeler, Kan. Jan. 28, 1912 
Cline Chilcote 9 , Elgar Floyd 9 and Alfred Charles 9 will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. Gilbert 8 Curtiss (Silas, Gilbert, Thomas, Thomas, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. 



1808, d. 1890, m. Minerva Attaline Stevens b. 1810, d. Jan. 12, 1877, dau. of 

Montgomery and Catherine (Barker) Stevens. They resided in Durham, Greene Co., N.Y. He m. 
2nd late in life a widow named Mrs. Barr. Children: 

1 Edgar Silas 9 b. Feb. 2, 1832 Durham, N.Y. 

2 Charles Granson 9 b. Sept. 1, 1839 

3 Montgomery Gilbert 9 b. Jan. 15, 1843 
All three sons will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. Joseph Waite 8 Curtiss (Zebina, Israel, Peter, Joseph, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) 
b. Apr. 8, 1790 Windsor, Vt., m. Sept. 29, 1820 Eliza Green, Putney, Vt. She d. Nov. 4, 1832, 
Old South Cemetery, Windsor, Vt. Only child of record in Plainfield, N.H. death records: "Mary 
G. 9 Curtiss, single woman, died Dec. 6, 1899 ae. 73, dau. of Rev. Joseph W. Curtiss. Death re- 
ported by D. Richmond of Windsor, Vt. Burial in Old South Cemetery, Windsor, Vt." 

Not in C.G. Benjamin Chapman 8 Curtis, brother of Joseph Waite 8 Curtiss, d. Dec. 10, 1838 ae. 46 

(b. 1792) Old Cemetery, Windsor, Vt. He removed to Providence, R.I. He m. 1826 Sarah 

Earle b. Apr. 8, 1800, d. Feb. 24, 1865, dau. of John and Mary (Spaulding) Earle. Children: 



1 


Emily E. 9 
and had: 


b. July 2, 1828 


m. Nov. 30, 1845 Ebe 




(1) Herbert V. 


Plummer b. June 2, 1850 




2 


Ann Susan 9 


b. 1830 


d. 1832 


3 


George 9 


b. 1833 


d. July 16, 1867 unm 



Not in C.G. George 8 Curtiss, brother of Joseph Waite 8 Curtiss, b. Sept. 19, 1799. Became a lawyer in 
New York City, m. Catherine Belpre b. Apr. 27, 1818, dau. of Leonard and Mary Ann (Chando- 
nette) Belpre. He d. June 2, 1884 in Schenectady, N.Y. where he removed in 1867. She d. Nov. 
21, 1887. One son of record: 

1 Edward Ganservoort 9 Curtiss b. who d. Washington, D.C. Jan. 29, 1918. 

He had a sister who m. Richard E. Sono or Soffo and resided in Brooklyn, 

N.Y. 

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Not in C.G. Edward 8 Curtiss, brother of Joseph Waite 8 Curtis b. Oct. 25, 1801 Windsor, Vt. Graduate 
Union College, Schenectady, N.Y. Class of 1821. Became lawyer in New York City. Was appoint- 
ed Collector of Port of New York by President Harrison. Ran for Lieut. Governor on Federal 
ticket for 25th and 26th Congress. He m. Mary, dau. of the Hon. John Cramer of Waterford, Feb. 
6, 1826. Data from the Saratoga "Sentinel." He became insane and died in New York Aug. 2, 1856. 
No record of children. 

Mary Cramer, widow of Edward Curtiss, was a passenger on the "Ville de Havre" which sailed 
from France for New York Nov. 15, 1873. On Nov. 22 this ship collided with the "Loch Earn" and 
Mary was among the many passengers lost. She left no children. 

Not in C.G. William 8 Curtiss (Eliphalet, Eliphalet, Peter, Joseph, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. 
Sept. 13, 1783, d. June 25, 1815 Marcellus, N.Y. m. _ 1801 Polly Temple. She b. Jan. 18, 

1786. She m. 2nd Sheldon and in 1833 removed to Oswego, N.Y. where she d. July 11, 

1835. Children: 

1 George 9 b. Feb. 15, 1803 

2 Lyman 9 b. Sept. 6, 1805 d. 1830 Marcellus, N.Y. 

3 Riley 9 b. Aug. 3, 1806 

4 Eliza 9 b. Apr. 19, 1809 d. July 4, 1835 Oswego, N.Y. 

5 Mary Ann 9 b. June 16, 1811 d.y. 

6 Peter 9 b. Dec. 25, 1812 

7 William 9 b. June 16, 1815 
George 9 , Riley 9 , Peter 9 and William 9 will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. Peter 8 Curtiss (Eliphalet, Eliphalet, Peter, Joseph, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b.c. 
1784, m. Oct. 29, 1808 at Florence, Oneida Co., N.Y., Harriet Edgerton, dau. of Isaac and Sarah 
(P ) Edgerton. She b. May 29, 1791. He d. Jan. 28, 1813 in the War of 1812 and she m. 2nd 

Mar. 18, 1818 at Florence, Oneida Co., N.Y. Abraham Humphrey, Jr. b. Mar. 27, 1786 son of 
Abraham and Mary (Case) Humphrey. She resided in 1884 in Nelson, Madison, Co., N.Y. Child: 

1 Mary 9 Curtiss b. 1809 m. Brown. No further record. 

Not in C.G. Miles 8 Curtiss (Eliphalet, Eliphalet, Peter, Joseph, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b.c. 
1790, m. 1st at Marcellus, N.Y. Harriet, dau. of Daniel Bradley of Marcellus, N.Y. and removed 
to Cassawago, Pa. where she died and he m. 2nd Sept. 29, 1825, Esther Greenlee who survived 
him. He d. Hayfield, Pa. Mar. 16, 1870. She d. Feb. 23, 1892 at Coon's Corners, Crawford Co. 
Pa. at home of her dau. Mrs. H.C. Smith. Children by 1st wife: 



1 Eunice 9 


b. 


No record. 


2 Harriet 9 


b. 


No record. 


Children by 2nd wife: 






3 Diantha 9 


b. 


m. Dunn 


4 Anna 9 


b. 


m. Hall 


5 Delilah 9 


b. 


m. Haroun 


6 Bethia 9 


b. 


m. H. C. Smith 


7 Stennett Greenlee 9 


b. 


He will be consider* 



Miles 8 Curtiss served in the 1812 War in Capt. Bigelow Lawrence's Co. of N.Y. militia Oct.-Nov. 
1814. 

Jay 8 Curtiss (Eliphalet, Eliphalet, Peter, Joseph, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Oct. 
22, 1795 in Conn. The record of the family of Eliphalet 7 Curtiss in Mrs. Lorissa Steele's small 
book merely mentions that Eliphalet 7 had a son Jay. The following record taken from 1812 War 
service of a certain Jay Curtiss may not be this man. He married Aug. 25, 1819 in Mentz, 
Cayuga Co., N.Y. - not far from Marcellus, N.Y. - Mary McLoud (McLeod?). She b. Dec. 26, 
1795. They removed to Roxana, Eaton Co., Mich, where he d. Dec. 10, 1861. This in the hand- 
writing of his oldest daughter Mrs. Clarissa Farrand. In 1887 Jay's widow was age 92 and living 
at Hoytsville, Mich, with her dau. Mrs. Nickle. Data from Eaton Co., Mich. 

1 Clarissa 9 b. m. Samuel D. Farrand, a dau. 
Sabina R. Farrand m. George W. Niles. Also a dau. Lucy Farrand b. 1851. 

2 Sabina 9 b. m. Nickle 

Not in C.G. John 8 Curtiss (Eliphalet, Eliphalet, Peter, Joseph, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Feb. 
11, 1798 Simsbury, Conn. m. 1821 Amanda Carpenter of Pompey, N.Y. She d. 1862 Marcel- 
lus, N.Y. He d. 1866 Marcellus, N.Y. 

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Children: 



1 Theodore R. 9 

2 William H. 9 



b. 
b. 



1823 
1825 



20, 1899. They had no children. 
3 John Albert 9 b. Mar. 13, 1832 



d. unm. 

m. Amy Caroline Baker. She d. Jan. 

He will be considered later. 



Not in C.G. Ralzamon 8 Curtiss (Gad, Eliphalet, Peter, Joseph, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Dec. 

24, 1799 Canton, Conn. m. 1825 Adeline Earll, b. June 26, 1802, d. Jan. 30, 1883. He d. 

May 26, 1867. Children: 



1 Charessa Eugenia 9 b. Feb. 11, 1826 
who d. 1883. No children. 



2 Sarah Ann 9 

3 John Porter 9 
No children. 

4 Donna Viola 9 
had two children. 

5 Gertrude 9 
Miles Avery. 

6 Helen 9 
A son was: 

(11 Rev. Frank Curtiss Smith 



b. Jan. 5, 1830 
b. Oct. 4, 1831. 

b. July 1, 1836 

b. Oct. 13, 1838 

b. May 14, 1843 



m. Oct. 28, 1852 Mortimer Conover 

d. Apr. 3, 1903 unm. 

He m. Mary dau. of Jake Shuler. 

m. Nov. 26, 1866 John Lyman. They 

d. July 30, 1873, m. Apr. 20, 1864 

m. Sept. 13, 1876 Mortimer Smith. 



C.G. 



P. 108 Peter 8 Curtiss (Adna, Peter, Peter, Joseph, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Apr. 21, 
1798. He was a candle manufacturer in Buffalo, N.Y. where he settled in 1823. He m. 1st Apr. 
30, 1823 Eliza Fenn Wadsworth, b. Aug. 24, 1804, d. Feb. 16, 1845, dau. of Luke and Abigail 
(Cowles) Wadsworth. He m. 2nd Feb. 7, 1849 Cynthia J. Palmer b. 1798, dau. of George and 
Harriet (Foster) Palmer. He d. June 11, 1862 on a visit to Farmington, Conn. Children: 



Harriet Cowles 9 
They had: 

(1) Eliza Howard 

(2) Martha Howard 
Frederick 9 
Walter Langdon 9 
Frederick Bidwell 9 
Wm. Wadsworth 9 
Jane Eliza 9 
Walter Langdon 9 
Cornelia Wadsworth 9 



b. Feb. 5, 1824 



m. June 20, 1846 Austin A. Howard 



b. Feb. 1, 1826 
b. Apr. 24, 1827 
b. Apr. 27, 1829 
b. Nov. 22, 1831 
b. Oct. 31, 1833 
b. Jan. 5, 1836 
b. Mar. 29, 1838 
b. Aug. 16, 1836, son of Samuel and Katherine (Lewis) Deming. 

(1) Gertrude Deming b. Apr. 15, 1861 

(2) Peter Curtiss Deming b. May 13, 1864 

(3) Fred Curtiss Deming b. Mar. 5, 1868 
9 Catherine Almira 9 b. Mar. 25, 1841 

Child by 2nd wife: 

10 Frank Palmer 9 



d. June 20, 1826 
d. Feb. 1, 1836 

d. Sept. 19, 1832 

d. Jan. 20, 1916 unm. at San Diego, Cal. 

m. May 15, 1860 Frederick Deming 
They had: 



d. Apr. 30, 1841 



b. Nov. 11, 1850 



d. Aug. 17, 1859 



Frederick Bidwell 9 and Walter Langdon 9 will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. and conjectural. Wyllys 8 Curtiss (Miles, Peter, Peter, Joseph, Thomas, John, Widow 
Elizabeth) b. Nov. 12, 1796, Farmington, Conn. m. at Mt. Washington, Mass. Sept. 18, 1817 
Betsey Cline b. May 10, 1800, d. Jan. 2, 1873 Sandy Creek, Oswego Co., N.Y. Her mother was 
a Howard. He d. Aug. 22, 1869 Sandy Creek, Oswego Co., N.Y. Children: 



Anna Marilla 9 b. Feb. 6, 1819 

John K. 9 b. Feb. 19, 1820 

Luana 9 b. Oct. 26, 1821 

(1) Chas. Andrew Walworth 

(2) Emma Walworth 
Deidamia 9 b. 
Betsey 9 b. 
Auyer of Jordan, N.Y. 

Miles G. 9 b. July 21, 1827 



Aug. 21, 1823 
Sept. 3, 1825 



d. Feb. 18, 1838 unm. 



m. Charles Walworth. They had: 



d. Feb. 24, 1898 unm. at Jordan, N.Y. 
m. Peter Auyer and had Gertrude 



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7 Deborah Woodruff 9 b. May 19, 1829 m. Joseph Tuttle. 

No children. 

8 Fanny 9 b. July 25, 1831 d. Sept. 17, 1850 unm. 

9 Willis 9 b. Aug. 16, 1833 d. Jan. 4, 1901, m. Marietta 
Widric, b. Mar. 2, 1836, d. Jan. 1, 1907. No children. 

10 Jeannette 9 b. Dec. 18, 1835 m. Orson Woodard They had- 

(1) Ida Woodard 

(2) Stella Woodard 

(3) Flora Woodard 

(4) Harvey Woodard 

(5) Gertrude Woodard 

(6) Maude Woodard 

(7) Curtiss Woodard 

11 Jerome S. 9 b. July 11, 1838 

12 Caroline M. 9 b. Dec. 20, 1842 m. Jerome Hill 

13 Elisha 9 b. June 7, 1846 
John K. 9 , Miles G. 9 , Jerome S. 9 and Elisha 9 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 109 Henry Augustus 8 Curtiss (Charles, Peter, Peter, Joseph, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) 
b. Feb. 10, 1804 Farmington, Conn., m. Dec. 21, 1831 in Genoa, Ohio, Zilpha Hewins. She b. 
Mar. 10, 1810. They settled in Buffalo, N.Y. where both died in 1873. Children: 

1 Cornelia 9 b. Apr. 17, 1835 d. Aug. 28, 1835 

2 William Henry 9 b. June 18, 1840 

3 Frank Augustus 9 b. Sept. 24, 1843 d. Apr. 3, 1844 

4 Mary Eliza 9 b. Feb. 4, 1848 d. Mar. 10, 1848 
William Henry 9 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 109 Charles S. 8 Curtiss, brother of Henry Augustus 8 Curtiss, b. Madison, Ohio, Mar. 3, 1812 
m. Emeline Baker. They had a son: 

1 Stephen C. 9 who removed to Elgin, 111. 

C.G. P. 155-156 George Cowles 8 Curtiss, brother of Henry Augustus 8 Curtiss, b. Madison, Ohio, Feb. 
21, 1827, m. June 23, 1850, Mary E. Pancoast b. Aug. 15, 1830. They resided in Painesville, 
Ohio. Children: 

1 Samuel W. 9 b. Apr. 5, 1851 

2 Frank C. 9 b. Mar. 26, 1853 

3 Charles F. 9 b. Dec. 4, 1857 unm. in 1903 

4 George W. 9 b. Oct. 30, 1864 m. Oct. 30, 1889 Mabel J. Quirk. 
No record of children. 

5 John H. 9 b. Sept. 28, 1869 
Samuel W. 9 , Frank C. 9 and John H. 9 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 110 Orlando F. 8 Curtiss (Zebina, Amasa, Jonathan, Joseph, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) 
b. Oct. 30, 1815 Tyringham, Mass., m. Sept. 28, 1841 at Norwalk, Ohio, Angeline Lewis, dau. of 
Samuel B. Lewis. She b. Aug. 5, 1819, d. Nov. 29, 1887. Buried at Norwalk, Ohio. He d. Aug. 
19, 1870 at Norwalk, Ohio. Children: 

1 Juliet Malvina 9 b. May 4, 1843 m. Dec. 23, 1862 at Norwalk, Joseph 
S. Soule and removed to Sherman, Texas where she d. Feb. 4, 1879. They had three 
children. 

2 Samuel Buell 9 b. Nov. 5, 1845 Norwalk, Ohio, m. Aug. 20, 1873 at Akron, 
Ohio Emma F. Hobbs b. Dec. 18, 1849 dau. of Thomas B. and Elizabeth Hobbs. He 
published a newspaper near Toledo, Ohio. He d. Jan. 6, 1906. She d. about 1895 
Akron, Ohio. No children. 

3 Charles Lewis 9 b. June 13, 1848 Norwalk, Ohio. He was employed by the U.S. 
Treasury Dept. at Washington, D.C. 

4 Caleb Jackson 9 b. May 13, 1850 Norwalk, Ohio 

5 Amy Maria 9 b. Apr. 21, 1854 Norwalk, Ohio, m. Andrew J. Johnson. She 
d. Dec. 6, 1914 Cleveland, Ohio. 

6 Willis Orlando 9 b. July 22, 1857 Norwalk, Ohio 
Charles Lewis 9 , Caleb Jackson 9 and Willis Orlando 9 will be considered later. 

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C.G. P. 156 Thomas H. 8 Curtiss (Caleb, Amasa, Jonathan, Joseph, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) 
b. about 1820 Tyringham, Mass., ni. May 22, 1850 at Great Barrington, Mass. Martha Hyde. 
Children: 

1 John 9 b. m. Sarah Bosworth. Resided in 

New York City. 

2 Clara 9 b. m. Frank Joyner 

No further record. 

C.G. P. 110 Milton 8 Curtiss (Joseph, Jonathan, Jonathan, Joseph, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) 
b. Aug. 19, 1793, m. Harriet Doolittle of Bloomfield, N.Y. Child: 
1 Milton Roys 9 He had a son: 

(1) Myron Eaton 10 

Data from D.A.R. record and lacking from a genealogical standpoint. 

C.G. P. 156 Ira 8 Curtiss (Abijah, Jonathan, Jonathan, Joseph, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Mar. 
15, 1794 Sheffield, Mass. He was member of the Mass. State Legislature, m. Jan. 19, 1820 
Artemesia Willoughby, dau. of Salmon and Salome (Jeffers) Willoughby of Cornwall, Conn, at 
Lenox, Mass. She d. Jan. 4, 1879 ae. 80. He d. Mar. 20, 1870. Children: 

1 Albert Willoughby 9 b. Nov. 10, 1820 Sheffield, Mass. 

2 Eliza M. 9 b. Jan. 31, 1822 d. Apr. 1, 1894, m. Jan. 1, 1843 
Dr. Joel Bacon Merriman of Sheffield. 

3 George Graham 9 b. Sept. 1, 1825 

4 Frederick Alonzo 9 b. Oct. 21, 1828 Graduate of Williams College, d. unm. June 
1915 at Denver, Colorado. 

5 Artemesia 9 b. Dec. 2, 1833 d. unm. 

6 Mary Ellen 9 b. Nov. 26,1840 d. 1917 Niantic, Conn. 

m. Rev. Chas. E. Becker, President of Benedict College Columbia, S.C. They had: 
(D Florence Willoughby Becker b. Mar. 31, 1871 Pittsfield, Mass. Living in 1950. 

(2) Frederick Curtiss Becker b. Jan. 8, 1873, Niantic, Conn. 
Albert Willoughby 9 and George Graham 9 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 156-157 Orren 8 Curtiss (Abijah, Jonathan, Jonathan, Joseph, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) 
b. May 17, 1797 Sheffield, Mass. m. 1st Mar. 24, 1825 Caroline Owen, dau. of Ira and Sophia 
(Standish^ Owen. She d. May 14, 1870. He m. 2nd Maria Hagerman. He d. Dec. 20, 1883 Shef- 
field, Mass. Children: 

1 Sophia 9 b. Nov. 24, 1825 m. May 15, 1845 George Hoffman of 
Claverack, N.Y. Resided in N.Y. City. 

2 Emma 9 b. Apr. 20, 1828 m. Jan. 8, 1856, John Bascom of 
Genoa, N.Y. Resided in Williamstown, N.Y. 

3 Abijah 9 b. Mar. 12, 1831 

4 Orren 9 b. Aug. 25, 1833 

5 Franklin 9 b. Dec. 15, 1838 
Abijah 9 , Orren 9 and Franklin 9 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 157 Julius 8 Curtiss (Abijah, Jonathan, Jonathan, Joseph, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) 
b. Mar. 18, 1799, m.c. 1830 Lucinda Tuttle, b. Dec. 23, 1812 dau. of Whiting and Lucinda 
(Tuttle) Tuttle. He d. Apr. 12, 1845 Westmoreland, Oneida Co., N.Y., she surviving. She m. 2nd 
A. J. Gage of Fairfield, Herkimer Co., N.Y. and d. Nov. 1892. Children: 

1 Almira Jane 9 b. Oct. 11, 1833 d. June 12, 1855, unm. at Sheffield, 
Mass. 

2 Julia M. 9 d. 1846 unm. 

3 Alden J. 9 b. June _ 1836 d. _ ' 1895 unm. at Utica, N.Y. 

C.G. P. 157-158 Charles Abbey 8 Curtiss (Abijah, Jonathan, Jonathan, Joseph, Thomas, John, Widow 
Elizabeth) b. Mar. 14, 1805, Sheffield, Mass. Removed to Freedom, Ohio in 1835, m. June 30, 
1825 Sabrina, dau. of Timothy Robinson of Sheffield. She d. Oct. 2, 1877, Freedom, Ohio. He d. 
Nov. 30, 1880 Freedom, Ohio. Children: 

1 Lorinda 9 b. May 28, 1826 m. June 1, 1846 Darius Freeman 
of Freedom, Ohio. 

2 Susan 9 b. Sept. 6, 1828 m. Jan. 19, 1860, Wm. B. Harmon 
of Freedom, Ohio. She d. Jan. 20, 1894. 

222 



1 


Jason Parker 9 


b. 


Feb. 


2 


Josiah A. 9 


b. 


Dec. 


3 


Francis E. 9 


b. 


Dec. 


4 


Sarah G. 9 


b. 


Sept 



3 Charles Henry 9 b. Oct. 23, 1833 

4 Lewis Emerson 9 b. Oct. 17, 1838 Freedom, Ohio 

5 Albert 9 b. July 26, 1841 Killed in Civil War, Dec. 15, 1862. 

6 Emma Elizabeth 9 b. Jan. 13, 1847 d. Apr. 5, 1851 
Charles Henry 9 and Lewis Emerson 9 will be considered later. 

P. 158 James J. 8 Curtiss (Josiah, Jonathan, Jonathan, Joseph, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) 
b. Mar. 20, 1803 Sheffield, Mass., m. Sept. 20, 1828 Nancy M. Steele of Westmoreland, Oneida 
Co., N.Y., dau. of Michael and Deborah (Lacey) Steele. She d. Apr. 13, 1859 ae. 54-9-0 at 
Lairdsville, N.Y. He d. Albany, N.Y. Apr. 14, 1849. Buried at Lairdsville, N.Y. Children: 

4, 1830 Westmoreland, N.Y. 

21, 1834 Westmoreland, N.Y. 

21, 1834 d. May 5, 1843 Lairdsville, N.Y. 

. 23, 1843 d. Aug. 7, 1844, Lairdsville, N.Y. 

Jason Parker 9 and Josiah A. 9 will be considered later. 

G. P. 158-159 Truman 8 Curtiss, brother of James J. 8 Curtiss, b. Jan. 28, 1808 Sheffield, Mass., 
m. Sept. 23, 1840 Charlotte Lombard, dau. of Lemuel and Lucinda Lombard of Greenfield, Mass. 
He d. Mar. 28, 1852 Lairdsville, N.Y. Children: 

1 Philo Upson 9 b. Dec. 30, 1842 S. Egremont, Mass. He m. twice but had 
no children. 

2 Fanny 9 b. Oct. 12, 1850 Westmoreland, N.Y., m. James Bridges of 
Warren, Mass. She d. Feb. 20, 1889. No children. 

G. P. 159 Jonathan G. 8 Curtiss (Josiah, Jonathan, Jonathan, Joseph, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) 
b. Oct. 22, 1817, S. Egremont, Mass. m. Mar. 4, 1847 Charlotte Sophia Hull, dau. of Abel and 
Electa Hull. He was a dentist and removed to Jersey City, N.J. He d. Feb. 3, 1869. Children: 

1 Jessie Louise 9 b. Dec. 5, 1847 Jersey City, N.J. m. 1st Oct. 4, 1876 Edward 
P. DeMott. m. 2nd Jan. 28, 1891 Henry C. Littlefield of Great Barrington, Mass. 

2 Fred Hull 9 b. Nov. 21, 1853 

G. P. 112 James H. 8 Curtiss (James Herod, David, James, Joseph, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) 

b.c. 1812. Removed to Shelbyville, Tenn. where he d. leaving a large family. In 1949 a 

bible record turned up which may be of this man's family, just how is not apparent. It reads: 
"Marriages: Feb. 9, 1860 James H. Curtiss 69 to Laura A. Brooks 53.: June 19, 1867, James J. 
Curtiss to Anna J. Carlington. Apr. 2, 1870, Henry B. Curtiss to Emily Raugh. Sept. 18, 1873, 
Hobart W. Curtiss to Julia L. Kroke (?) , Nov. 29, 1883 Minnetta J. Curtiss to Wm. F. Dean. 
Births: Curtiss June 8, 1864 

Curtiss Aug. 20, 1867 
Minnetta J. Curtiss July 24, 1868 

Twins Mar. 8, 1869 
Helen A. Curtiss Apr. 24, 1872 
Ida J. Curtiss Oct. 13, 1873 

Curtiss Feb. 20, 1876 
Flora A. Curtiss Apr. 2, 1876 (?) 
James A. Curtiss Feb. 7, 1881 
Edward Curtiss Feb. 22, 1884 
Charles Curtiss Oct. 1, 1886" 
The first marriage record above is the second marriage of James Herod 7 Curtiss, father of 
James H. Jr. The rest of the marriages appear to be children of James H. Jr. The births are 
. probably those of the grandchildren of James H. Jr. No further record. 

G. P. 112 John Lucky 8 Curtiss (James Herod, David, James, Joseph, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) 

b. 1826. He m. at Southington, Conn. Sept. 21, 1845 Ellen L. Matthews. They removed to 

Shelbyville, Tenn. and later to Kankakee, 111. where he died leaving one dau. given name not of 
record and 

1 James Anson 9 b. Feb. 23, 1846 Cheshire, Conn. He will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. Elijah Grover 8 Curtiss (Elijah, James, James, Joseph, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) 

b. Mar. 29, 1811 Pownal, Vt. m. Ruth . He removed from Pownal, Vt. to Adams, 

Mass. Record of children fragmentary. 

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1 Julia Ann 9 b. 1832 m. 1st Sept. 12, 1848 Richard Welch 

m. 2nd Oct. 28, 1861 Nathan Ross. 

2 Caroline 9 b. 1834 m. June 24, 1857 John White 

3 Ellen M. 9 b. m. Apr. 26, 1856 Delos Sutherland 

4 Charles H. 9 b. 1848 Adams, Mass., d. Oct. 6, 1866 ae. 18-3-0 of 

cholera contracted in Civil War service. 

Not in C.G. David 8 Curtiss, brother of Elijah Grover 8 Curtiss b. Apr. 14, 1821 Pownal, Vt. m. Mar. 15, 
1846 Lovina H. Averill. They removed to Adams, Mass. No record of children. 

Note: A Polly (Mary) Grover Curtiss married Nov. 15, 1815 Alexander Rim at Vernon, Vt. near 
Brattleboro. If she was Mary b. Jan. 24, 1777 dau. of James and Mary (Grover) Curtiss, she 
would have been 38 at her marriage. 

C.G. P. 159 Jeremiah 8 Curtiss (Jesse, Jesse, Abner, Joseph, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Jan. 

25, 1812 Meriden, Conn. m. Mary Ann Stephens. Child: 

1 Winfield Scott 9 b. July 14, 1848 Meriden, Conn. He will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. Levi 8 Curtiss (Samuel, Daniel, Abner, Joseph, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth). All the 
children of Samuel 7 lack dates as the record was handed down by word of mouth by descendants 
who lived near Greenwich, Washington Co., N.Y., but the accuracy of the record is partly con- 
firmed by land records there, also ^census records. Levi 8 and wife Eunice had: 

1 Levi 9 

2 Alfred 9 

3 Samuel 9 

4 William 9 

5 Ella 9 

Not in C.G. Phineas 8 Curtiss, brother of Levi 8 Curtiss is in the Vt. V.R. "Phineas Curtiss of Batten- 

ville, N.Y., m. Lucinda Darling, Dec. 19, 1833 at Rupert, Vt." He m. 2nd Melissa . 

Children: 

1 Marietta 9 

2 Lafayette 9 

3 Clark 9 

4 Jewett 9 b. 1846 

5 Reuben 9 

6 Juliette 9 m. Amos Wilkinson 

Jewett 9 age 14 in 1860 census in home of Alice Mc Donald. Notice in a Wolcott, N.Y. 
paper "Jewett Curtiss d. Mar. 30, 1927 at Washington, D.C." 

Not in C.G. Moses 8 Curtiss, brother of Levi 8 Curtiss never married. 

Not in C.G. Samuel 8 Curtiss (Samuel, Daniel, Abner, Joseph, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. 

1812, m. Eliza Harding b. 1822. 1860 census establishes births. Children: 

1 Martin 9 

2 Mary 9 d.y. 

3 William 9 

4 Mary E. 9 m. Henry Beattie. They had: 
(D Estella Beattie, m. John Ketchum 

(2) Samuel Beattie d. 1917 

(3) Lillian Beattie m. Thomas Powers 

(4) Lizzie Beattie m. Chas. Schultz 

(5) Gertrude Beattie m. Geo. Farthing 

(6) Henrietta Beattie m. 1st Frank Krapplin, m. 2nd Ed. Monyhan 

(7) Florence Beattie m. Eugene Cole 

5 Margaret 9 d.y. 
1860 Census. Samuel Curtiss 48 laborer b. in Vt. w. 

Eliza Curtiss 38 b. N.Y. 
Martin Curtiss 23 b. N.Y. 
Eleanor Harden 69 b. N.Y. 
Martin 9 will be considered later. 

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Jot in C.G. Daniel 8 Curtiss, brother of Samuel" Curtiss, m. Betsey Schermerhorn. Removed about 
1870 to farm near Wolcott, N.Y. Children: 

1 Simon 9 

2 Christiana 9 m John McMillan Child . 
(1) Daniel McMillan 

3 Clark 9 

4 Elizabeth 9 m . Manl Cole Children . 

(1) Fred Cole 

(2) Leroy Cole 

5 Levi9 m. May Hick 

6 Anthony 9 m> phebe p earsall 

7 Ida9 m. Chas. Washburn. No children. 
Levi 9 , Simon 9 , Clark 9 and Anthony 9 will be considered later. 

«Jot in C.G. James 8 Curtiss, brother of Samuel 8 Curtiss, b. 1820, d. July 15, 1889, m. Ruth Buell. 
Children: 

1 Sarah 9 m . chas. Crawford d. in Colorado. 

2 Helen Medora 9 b. 1848 m. Simon Curtiss 

3 James H. 9 

4 John 9 d.y. 

5 Charles m- Margaret Wilkinson 

>Jot in C.G. Reuben 8 Curtiss (Samuel, Daniel, Abner, Joseph, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) 
m. Eliza Malone. Children: 

1 George 9 

2 Jennie 9 

3 Eliza 9 

*Jot in C.G. Joel 8 Curtiss, brother of Reuben 8 Curtiss, b. 1803, d. Mar. 1892 ae. 88 at home of Mrs. 
David Durling. m. Hannah Sharpe, b. 1803 d. Apr. 25, 1889 ae. 86. Children: 

1 Benjamin 9 b. 1823 Carriage Manufacturer. 

2 Samuel 9 b. _ _ 1822 

3 Catherine 9 b. Mar. 18, 1832 m. Sherman Dole. They had: 

(1) Flora M. Dole b. Jan. 10, 1858, m. Chas. H. Sherman 

(2) Addie C. Dole b. July 22, 1868, m. Chas. Hopkins 

4 Mary 9 m. George Woodworth. They had: 

(1) Anna Woodworth b. June 1858, m. George Edie 

(2) Edward Woodworth b. 1860, m. 1st Abbie Dawley, m. 2nd Millie Hamilton 

(3) John Woodworth 

(4) Dole Woodworth m. Lizzie 

(5) Mattie Woodworth 

5 John F. 9 b. 1839 m. Martha Jordan 

6 Lucinda 9 m. 1st Alex Austin, m. 2nd Edward 
Durling, m. 3rd David Durling. They had a son: 
(1) Edward Durling 

7 Lucy 9 b. Apr. 20, 1840 m. George Dole. They had: 

(1) Harriet M. Dole b. Sept. 8, 1860, m. Joseph Fowler 

(2) Grace H. Dole b. July 4, 1866, d. 1873 

Benjamin 9 and Samuel 9 will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. Andrew 8 Curtiss (Shubel, Amos, Abner, Joseph, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Nov. 3, 
1804 near New Britain, Conn., m. Aug. 7, 1824 Laura Dunham. He settled before 1850 in Deer- 
field, Marcy Township, Oneida Co., N.Y. not far from Utica. The 1850 census is the only source 
of data which shows Andrew 8 Curtiss 45 b. Conn, a cooper. Wife Laura 52 b. Conn., Son Waldo 9 
22 b. Conn. Dau. Mary J. 9 20 b. Conn., dau. Martha A. 9 16 b. Conn., son George W. 9 13 b. 
Conn. 

The 1860 census reveals only Waldo 9 also a cooper b. 1828 with wife Emeline b. 1838, evi- 
dently just married. Where this branch of the family went is not known. 

Not in C.G. William 8 Curtiss, brother of Andrew 8 Curtiss, b. Oct. 16, 1819 near New Britain, Conn., 
m. there Sept. 1, 1840 Lucy Ann Penfield, dau. of Nathaniel Penfield, Jr. No further record. 

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Not in C.G. Orson 8 Curtiss, (Alvin, Amos, Abner, Joseph, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Nov. 29 
1806, d. Oct. 11, 1879, m. Mar. 23, 1825 Hepsibah Westover b. Nov. 12, 1802, d. Feb. 11, 1888,' 
dau. of Joseph and Mehitable (Kilborn) Westover. Children: 

1 William Westover 9 b. Mar. 11, 1826 

2 (Rev.) Joseph David 9 b. Mar. 20, 1830 

3 Joel 9 (Twin of Joseph) 9 d. ae. 1 day 

4 Russell 9 b. Oct. 2, 1834 

5 Maria Belinda 9 b. Mar. 10, 1838, Morris, Conn. d. Mar. 11, 1868, m. Nov. 
21, 1858 Eno Warner b. Sept. 12, 1840, d. June 20, 1875 son of Joel Goodyear and 
Patty (Jones) Warner. They had: 

(1) Addie Warner b. Apr. 21, 1861 d. Nov. 29, 1927 

(2) Louise A. Warner b. Feb. 22, 1864 m. Rev. Martin Luther of Kingston, N.Y. 

(3) Hattie Belinda Warner b. Nov. 12, 1866 d. Apr. 26, 1878 

6 Charles 9 b. Aug. 2, 1840 

Wm. Westover 9 , Joseph David 9 , Russell 9 and Charles 9 will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. Jason 8 Curtiss (Elias, Amos, Abner, Joseph, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. near New 
Britain, Conn. Nov. _ _ 1809. Removed to Mexico, Oswego Co., N.Y. where he m. 1840 

Deborah Kenyon b. Feb. 25, 1816, dau. of Reynolds and Abigail (Coombs) Kenyon. She d. in 
Syracuse, N.Y. Nov. 3, 1895. He d. Nov. 24, 1872 and is buried in Sand Ridge Cemetery near 
Schroeppel's Bridge, Oswego Co., N.Y. No stone. His wife also buried there. Children: 

1 Alonzo A. 9 b. Oct. 16, 1840 

2 Melissa 9 b. Apr. 19, 1842 d. Jan. 7, 1912, m. 1st Apr. 11, 1867 
Frank Ecker of Belle Isle, N.Y. and had: 

(1) Charles Ecker d.y. 

(2) Emma Ecker d.y. 

m. 2nd Manson Klock. No children. They lived in Syracuse, N.Y. 

3 Byron 9 b. Aug. 8, 1843 

4 Erwin James 9 b. June 26, 1846 d. Mar. 2, 1897 Civil War Veteran. 
He m. a widow Mrs. Ida Dickerman b. Ida Koons from Fonda, N.Y. She d. July 2, 
1935 in Syracuse, N.Y. ae. 87. No children. 

Alonzo A. 9 and Byron 9 will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. Harlow 8 Curtiss (Elias, Amos, Abner, Joseph, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Feb. 8, 
1812 in Mass. while family were enroute to Vermont. He m. at Mexico, Oswego Co., N.Y. Dec. 
30, 1843 Mercy Melinda Shumway, b. Feb. 4, 1824 at Whitingham, Vt. dau. of Amasa and Hannah 
(Chandler) Shumway. She d. Kirkville, Onondaga Co., N.Y. Feb. 25, 1913 at home of her son 
Milton. He d. in Syracuse, N.Y. Jan. 7, 1883. Buried in Mexico, entered at town clerk's office 
as son of Hezekiah Curtiss -a ridiculous error as the stone of Harlow's mother Hannah states that 
she was wife of Elias Curtiss, and their marriage Feb. 20, 1809 is recorded in Andrews' History 
of New Britain, Conn. Children: 

1 Mary Amelia 9 b. Feb. 9, 1847 m. Aug. 4, 1870 at Mexico, George 
Preston Mains b. Newport, Herkimer Co., N.Y. Aug. 7, 1844, d. Altadena, Calif. 
Sept. 6, 1930. He m. 2nd Mary K. Calder who d. 1923. No children. He had by 
Mary Curtiss: 

(1) Wm. Curtiss Mains b. Sept. 3, 1871 d. Jan. 23, 1909 

(2) Jessie Mains b. May 17, 1875 m. Dr. Arthur E. Strong of Syracuse, N.Y. 

(3) Pearl Mains b. Apr. _ _ 1883, m. Clarence L. Howland of Mt. Vernon, N.Y. 

2 Newton Harvey 9 b. Dec. 21, 1851, Mexico, N.Y. 

3 Milton Almon 9 b. Mar. 18, 1855, Mexico, N.Y. 

4 Carlton Clarence 9 b. June 24, 1861, Mexico, N.Y. 

Newton Harvey 9 , Milton Almon 9 and Carlton Clarence 9 will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. Alvin 8 Curtiss (Elias, Amos, Abner, Joseph, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. 1816 

in Vt., d. Sept. 28, 1854 murdered in Oswego, N.Y. by sailors on Lake Ontario for his week's pay 
as a carpenter. He is buried on Tuller lot at Mexico, N.Y. m. 1st c. 1842 Maryett Tuller b. 
May 24, 1821, d. Mar. 14, 1846. m. 2nd 1850 Elvira Matthews b. 1821 dau. of Bowman and 
Eunice (Fitch) Matthews from Swanzey, N.H. She m. 2nd Edward Francis Butterfield of Pompey, 
N.Y., a physician who d. a widower in Manlius, N.Y. No children. She d. May 31, 1890 in Syracuse 

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N.Y. Buried on Butterfield lot in Fayetteville, N.Y. Only child: 

1 Effie Lucinda 9 b. Aug. 9, 1851 d. July 14, 1915, m. Jan. 29, 1872 

Dr. George Frederick Hurd b. Jan. 24, 1850, d. Sept. 29, 1876. Buried Fayette- 
ville, N.Y., son of James Judson and Eliza Jane (Flint) Hurd. They had: 

(1) Mabel Hurd b. Sept. 9, 1874 Syracuse, N.Y., m. Allen H. Willett. 

(2) Jessie Hurd b. Nov. 15, 1875, m. Harrison Ross Steeves 

'Jot in C.G. Justus 8 Curtiss (Elias, Amos, Abner, Joseph, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Oct. _ 
1825 in Vt., d. Dec. 4, 1904 in Oswego, N.Y. where he was a carpenter., m. Sept. 11, 1849 
Margery Hull, b. Oct. 27, 1827, dau. of Josiah and Mary (Munger) Hull. She d. Feb. 27, 1912. 
Children: 

1 Adelaide 9 b. Oct. 6, 1851 d. Dec. 28, 1873. She m. spring of 
1873 A. Rodger Thompson of Merriton, Ont., Can. who was a clerk in a store in 
Oswego, N.Y. at the time. Their only child: 
(1) Addie Marion Thompson b. Dec. 7, 1873, m. June 24, 1896 Ernest E. Batten. 

2 DeWitt C. 9 b. Apr. 5, 1856 d. Oct. 18, 1873 unm. 

3.G. P. 112 Nathaniel Bancroft 8 Curtiss (Pliny, Caleb, Caleb, Joseph, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) 

b. Sept. 11, 1819 Calais, Vt. m. 1853 Jane Warren of Warrenville, 111. He d. 1872. 

Hemingway's History of Vermont states that they had two daughters. He removed to Peoria, 111. 
where the 1860 census shows: 

Nathaniel B. Curtiss 40 b. Vt. 
w. Jane Curtiss 37 
dau. Ellen P. 9 Curtiss 8 b. 111. 
dau. Jennie B. 9 Curtiss 4 b. 111. 
No further record. 

2.G. P. 113 Pliny 8 Curtiss, brother of Nathaniel Bancroft 8 Curtiss b. Calais, Vt. Mar. 29, 1826, m. 
Cornelia Baldwin of Peoria, 111. He d. St. Louis, Mo. in 1880. She d. in 1873. They had four 
children. The 1860 census gives three of them. He was a banker. 1860 census: 
Pliny Curtiss 32 b. Vt. 
w. Cornelia Curtiss 26 b. Ind. 
Lizzie 9 Curtiss 6 b. 111. 
Nathaniel 9 Curtiss 4 b. 111. 
Henry 9 Curtiss 1 b. 111. 
No further record. 

~.G. P. 159 Philo 8 Curtiss (Joshua, Simeon, Joshua, Joseph, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. July 
14, 1808 Burlington, Conn., m. Sept. 3, 1829 Charlotte Marietta Curtiss dau. of Aaron 6 and 
Comfort (Foote) Curtiss (Joshua, Joseph, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth). She d. Oct. 27, 1883 
Waterbury, Conn. He d. June 10, 1875 Bristol, Conn. They had: 

1 Lucius Wellington 9 b. Oct. 5, 1830 

2 Jonas Piatt 9 b. May 29, 1832 

3 George Henry 9 b. Sept. 2, 1834 

4 Edwin Mills 9 b. June 1, 1837 

5 Ellen Louise 9 b. Sept. 8, 1839 m. July 3, 1865 Gilbert Wetmore of 
Middletown, Conn. They had: 

(1) Nellie Wetmore m. 1st Morris Alcott, m. 2nd John Gloade 

(2) Charlotte Wetmore b. Aug. 25, 1867, m. Geo. White 

(3) Grace Wetmore b. Sept. 14, 1873 

6 Laura Maria 9 b. Jan. 6, 1842 m. Apr. 5, 1870 Orlando Sheldon of 
Derby, Conn. They had: 

(1) Bertha Laura Sheldon b. June 9, 1871 

(2) Curtiss Lanfear Sheldon b. Nov. 17, 1885 

7 Andrew Jackson 9 b. Oct. 26, 1844 

8 Ann Amelia 9 b. Dec. 25, 1846 d. Jan. 10, 1848 

9 Ann Eliza 9 b. July 4, 1851 m. Sept. 27, 1868 Lucius Sidney 
Belden of Bristol, Conn. b. Sept. 26, 1843 son of Leroy and Catherine (Sessions) 
Belden. He d. Dec. 29, 1915. 

10 Emma Jane 9 b. Sept. 14, 1853, m. 1st May 14, 1872 George Newton 

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Downs of Bristol, Conn. m. 2nd Dec. 6, 1898 Chas. H. Monroe of Waterbury, Conn. 
She d. May 29, 1929. Children: 

(1) Edith Louise Downs b. Aug. 2, 1878 d. Dec. 20, 1890 

(2) Harry Curtiss Downs b. Dec. 9, 1883 

(3) Paul Andrew Downs b. Mar. 4, 1891 

11 Nellie 9 b. 1859 in 1860 census - No record. 

Lucius Wellington 9 , Jonas Piatt 9 , George Henry 9 , Edwin Mills 9 and Andrew Jackson 9 will be con- 
sidered later. 

C.G. P. 160 Henry 8 Curtiss (Joshua, Simeon, Joshua, Joseph, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Aug. 
13, 1810 Burlington, Conn., m. Jan. 2, 1833 Elizabeth Dowd. She d. Jan. 3, 1884 ae. 79. He d. 
Dec. 30, 1883. Children: 

1 Royal 9 b. Dec. 21, 1833 

2 Austin 9 b. Aug. 7, 1836 

3 Evaline 9 b. Sept. 30, 1838 d. Apr. 8, 1881, m. J. T. Root 

4 Cornelius 9 b. July 6, 1844 
Royal 9 , Austin 9 and Cornelius 9 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 160-161 Simeon 8 Curtiss (Joshua, Simeon, Joshua, Joseph, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) 

b. 1816 Burlington, Conn. m. Nov. 28, 1844 Maria Hoskins "both of Farmington" says 

B.I. She d. Jan. 30, 1878 Bristol, Conn. He d. Apr. 3, 1882. Children: 

1 Adeline 9 b. 1845 Burlington, d. Sept. 26, 1866 

2 Esther Elvira 9 b. Feb. 15, 1848 m. Nov. 21, 1865 Julius B. Smith of 
Burlington, son of Nelson Smith. She d. July 15, 1877. They had: 

(1) Adeline Maria Smith b. Mar. 1, 1867 d. June 12, 1873 

(2) Emerson Julius Smith b. Dec. 10, 1868 d. Aug. 10, 1870 

(3) Ernest Robert Smith b. Apr. 29, 1874. He was a cripple. 

C.G. P. 161 Sylvester 8 Curtiss, brother of Simeon 8 Curtiss, b. Mar. 5, 1819 Burlington, Conn. m. Aug. 
25, 1840 Eveline A. Horton b. May 8, 1823 d. June 15, 1888, dau. of Jared and Nancy (Norton) 
Horton. This data on the wife of Sylvester given in a letter from their son Grosvenor WiUiam 9 . 
He d. Mar. 7, 1889. Children: 

1 Josephine 9 b. Nov. 13, 1842 m. Nov. 14, 1863 Willis A. Hamlin 
of Plainville, Conn. 

2 Eugenia 9 b. Oct. 20, 1844 m. Washburn G. Mills of Canton, Con 

3 Waldo Loren 9 b. Dec. 1, 1846 

4 Truman 9 b. May 11, 1849 d. 1849 

5 Grosvenor William 9 b. Feb. 22, 1851 m. Feb. 25, 1875 Ella Birdseye, dau. 
of Linus and Vincy Ann (Miller) Birdseye. He was a merchant in Hartford, Conn. 
No chi ldren. 

Waldo Loren 9 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 161 Corydon 8 Curtiss (Joshua, Simeon, Joshua, Joseph, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. 
Mar. 30, 1823 Burlington, Conn. m. Sept. 3, 1843 Mary Ann Dayton of Bristol, Conn. She d. 
Feb. 16, 1885. Children: 

1 Lanette 9 b. Sept. 18, 1860 d. 1864 

2 Carrie M. 9 b. May 6, 1865 m. Aug. 10, 1885 Henry A. Calkins 
of Plainville, Conn. 

C.G. P. 161-162 Samuel 8 Curtiss (Major, Simeon, Joshua, Joseph, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) 
b. Mar. 20, 1841 Burlington, Conn. m. Oct. 6, 1864 Hannah Maria Meserah. They removed to 
Meriden, Conn. He d. at Fitch's Home for the Aged in Darien, Conn. Aug. 21, 1931 ae. 90-5-1. 
He was a widower. Children: 

T Burton Samuel 9 b. May 10, 1867 m. May 4, 1895 Ann Eliza Howell 

2 Clinton James 9 b. Oct. 24, 1871 m. Oct. 31, 1895 Blanche Eliza Kelly 

No further record. 

Not in C.G. Edward P. 8 Curtiss (Robert, Robert, Joshua, Joseph, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) 

b. Nov. 1835 near Owego, N.Y. d. Mar. 1893. Buried in Oak Park, 111. m. 1862 

Cordelia Lamont b. Dec. 7, 1835, d. Jan. 2, 1888. Their only child was: 

1 Emma Lamont 9 b. Aug. 15, 1867 m. 1887 Irving M. Case. 

Resided in Waverly, N.Y. They had: 

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1) Maria Lamont Case m . Chester Brinkerhoff 

(2) Mildred Elizabeth Case m . John C. Rhodes 

(3) Frances J. Case m . wm. T. Reese 

(4) Robert Curtiss Case • m. Flora Carlyle 

Not in C.G. Norman Elihu 8 Curtiss (Norman, Robert, Joshua, Joseph, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) 

b - He was an engineer on the Delaware and Hudson R.R. Resided in Wellsville, N.Y. He 

m - ^ Frances (Frankie) Brizzee who m. 2nd George Yale. She was dau. of George and Susan 

(Austin) Brizzee. He d. before 1881. Children: 

1 Carrie 9 b. 1875 m. Clarence Haskell and had: 

(1) Earl Haskell 

2 Emma Frances 9 b. 1876 m. Harry Hicks and had: 

(1) Harold Hicks 

Not in C.G. Luther H. 8 Curtiss, brother of Norman Elihu 8 Curtiss, b. July 4, 1830, m. 1st Mar. 25, 1858 
Angeline Granger. She b. Jan. 6, 1840 and d. May 1870. m. 2nd Nov. 13, 1870 Louise Wilder, 
then the widow Lyons. She d. Mar. 27, 1924. Their only child was: 

1 Anna 9 Curtiss b. May 10, 1875 She m. June 6, 1895 Ralph Weeks, 

he b. Aug. 27, 1873, son of Samuel G. and Ellen (Watrous) Weeks. They had: 

(1) John Ray Weeks b. May 10, 1896, who m. Eva Herrick 

(2) Mina May Weeks b. July 25, 1900 who m. Dewey Robinson 

(3) Ada Louise Weeks b. Oct. 10, 1903 

(4) Howard Curtiss Weeks b. Aug. 28, 1907 who m. Alveretta Sackett 

(5) Ellen Irene Weeks b. Jan. 3, 1914 who m. Maurice Ellis 

Luther H. 8 Curtiss d. Oct. 9, 1882 from results of breaking a leg. Children by 1st wife: 

1 Frederick George 9 b. July 27, 1862 

2 Frank H. 9 b. Sept. 12, 1865 

3 Jessie L. 9 b. July 4, 1868 d. Apr. 13, 1946, m. Fred Hendrick- 
son, b. Dec. 20, 1867, d. Dec. 16, 1938. They had: 

(1) Pearl Lenora Hendrickson b. Jan. 31, 1893 m. Aug. 9, 1913 Floyd Wilbur 
Boughton. No children. He is in the plumbing business in Binghamton, N.Y. 
Frederick George 9 and Frank H. 9 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 114 Jerome 8 Curtiss (Elias, Giles, John, John, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Jan. 7, 1822, 

m. Oct. 31, 1844 Catherine Johnson of Sheffield, Mass. She d. Apr. 24, 1872 New Marlboro, Mass. 
He d. there Feb. 19, 1888. Children: 

1 Mary E. 9 b. Aug. 13, 1846 No record. 

2 George A. 9 b. Oct. 22, 1847 d. Jan. 26, 1890 

3 Catherine 9 b. Aug. 18, 1851 d. 1852 

4 Joseph 9 b. Jan. 5, 1854 

5 William W. 9 b. Apr. 6, 1860 d. 1861 

6 Frederick J. 9 b. Apr. 29, 1863 No record. 
Joseph 9 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 114 Benjamin D. 8 Curtiss, brother of Jerome 8 Curtiss, b. Jan. 15, 1826 m. Apr. 15, 1851 
Amelia A. Lapham, dau. of Pardon H. and Harriet Lapham. The 1870 census gives them a child: 

1 Jessie 9 b. 1860 

Benjamin D. 8 d. Sept. 28, 1904 ae. 78. w. Amelia A. d. Mar. 7, 1879 ae. 56. 

Frank C. 9 only son of Benjamin D. Curtiss d. Dec. 24, 1868 ae. 16-10-0. 
Ida H. 9 dau. of Benjamin D. Curtiss d. Dec. 9, 1867 ae. 13. 
Harriet w. of Pardon H. Lapham d. Mar. 16, 1868 ae. 64. 
Above taken from Cemetery at New Hartford, Conn. 

C.G. P. 114 Elbridge 8 Curtiss (James, Giles, John, John, Thomas, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. 1825 

Sheffield, Mass. Removed to New Hartford, Conn, where he is in 1870 census ae. 45 b. Mass. His 
wife Cornelia ae. 30 b. Mass. They had a son: 

1 Howard 9 b. Oct. 1870 No further record. 

C.G. P. 162 James 8 Curtiss, brother of Elbridge 8 Curtiss, b. July 27, 1832 posthumous child of James 7 
Curtiss of Sheffield, Mass. m. July 2, 1854 Helen Pearl Upton b. Nov. 21, 1834, d. Jan. 17, 1906 
dau. of Jonathan R. and Helen P. (Booth) Upton. He d. Jan. 9, 1920. Children: 
1 Willard E. 9 b. June 10, 1855 

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2 


James Russell 9 


b. 


May 8, 1857 


3 


Frank Wilbur 9 


b. 


July 16, 1859 


4 


Charles Henry 9 


b. 


Aug. 2, 1861 


5 


Hattie Lillian 9 


b. 


Mar. 7, 1865 


6 


Cora Ella 9 


b. 


Aug. 6, 1867 


7 


Irving E. 9 


b. 


July 28, 1869 


8 


Daisy L. 9 


b. 


Oct. 1, 1872 


9 


Ada May 9 


b. 


Aug. 28, 1877 



m. Pease 

m. Frank Whalen 

m. Wm. Seery, d. Mar. 18, 1931 
m. Frederick Perry, d. May 1, 1911 
Willard E. 9 , James R. 9 , Frank W. 9 , Chas. H. 9 and Irving E. 9 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 162 Samuel Clarke 8 Curtiss (Levi, Ephraim, Stiles, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) 

b. 1789, Huntington, Conn. m. Nov. 22, 1814 Melissa Wooster b. Sept. 20, 1789, dau. of 

Joseph and Charity 8 (Curtiss) Wooster (Elnathan, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth). Her 
sister Anne m. Ezekiel 7 (John, Stiles, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) Melissa d. Nov. 
11, 1867. He d. May 8, 1867. Children: 

1 Harriet Ann 9 b. Huntington, Conn. She m. as his 2nd w. Elbert 8 

Curtiss (Wm., Silas, Stiles, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) 

2 Maria 9 b. Huntington, Conn. m. Oct. 22, 1850 Abraham 

Curtiss Lewis, Jr. b. May 29, 1821 son of Abraham Curtiss Lewis, Sr. and his 2nd 
w. Juliana Judson. They had: 

(1) Jane C. Lewis b. Nov. 6, 1852 d. Nov. 21, 1852 

(2) Harriet C. Lewis b. Oct. 1, 1853 m. Franklin C. Bronson 

(3) Samuel Curtiss Lewis b. Sept. 7, 1855 m. Jennie Smith. Abraham Curtiss 
Lewis Jr.'s sister Jane Mills Lewis m. Wm. L. 8 Curtiss (Freeman, Nehemiah, 
Joseph, Joseph, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth). 

3 Levi 9 b. 1819 d. Sept. 6, 1820 

4 David Wooster 9 b. May 17, 1826 

5 George Smith 9 b. 1817 d. Sept. 16, 1820 

David Wooster 9 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 115 Ephraim 8 Curtiss (Levi, Ephraim, Stiles, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Oct. 

1810 Huntington, Conn., m. Sept. 22, 1834 Phebe Maria Shelton, dau. of Eli and Hepsibah 

(Nichols) Shelton. She d. Dec. 12, 1884. He d. Mar. 15, 1869 ae. 58. They had no children. 
Phebe's sister Jeannette Shelton m. David 6 Curtiss (Gould, Matthew, Josiah, Wm., Widow Eliza- 
beth). 

Not in C.G. Ephraim 8 Curtiss (Ephraim, Ephraim, Stiles, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) 
b. Feb. 21, 1815, Huntington, Conn. m. Jan. 10, 1839 Charlotte Clark of Milford, Conn. Only 

record is on tombstone at Milford "Ephraim Curtiss 1815 - wife Charlotte Clark 1819-1896 

Brooks Curtiss 1840-1861 
Charlotte E. Curtiss 1847-1863" 
All on one Stone. 

B.I. has "Mary Ann Curtiss b. Sept. 14, 1867, dau. of Ephraim and Ann Curtiss of Huntington". 
Perhaps she was a daughter of Ephraim 9 son of Ephraim 8 and Charlotte (Clark) Curtiss. 

Not in C.G. Sylvester 8 Curtiss (Ephraim, Ephraim, Stiles, Ephraim Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) 

b. Apr. 17, 1826, Huntington, Conn. m. Caroline Elizabeth Russell b. Middlebury, Conn. 

Feb. 11, 1830. d. there 1888, dau. of Charles A. and Locky (Beebe) Russell. He d. Apr. 17, 1885 
Waterbury, Conn. He was Superintendent of the Waterbury Clock Co. Children: 

1 George P. 9 b. 

2 Henry 9 d.y. 

3 Rollin Alanson 9 b. Oct. 19, 1865 

4 Caroline Elizabeth 9 b. 

George P. 9 and Rollin Alanson 9 will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. George Alexander 8 Curtiss (Burritt, Elihu, Stiles, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) 
b. Oct. 30, 1811 Stratford, Conn. m. Nov. 26, 1848 Sally J. Tuttle b. Jan. 16, 1824 d. Nov. 10, 
1895, dau. of Benjamin and Charlotte (Smith) Tuttle of Southbury. He d. May 28, 1866. He re- 
moved to South Britain in 1854. He was a dentist. Children: 

1 Benjamin Burritt 9 b. Mar. 31, 1850 Oronoke, Conn. d. June 5, 1876 unm. He 
was in the United States Navy. 

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2 George Burritt 9 b. Mar. 13, 1852 b. Oronoke, Conn. 

3 Wm. Guthrie 9 b. Sept. 10, 1854 S. Britain,. Conn. d. Jan. 6, 1919 at S. 
Britain. He never married. 

4 Charles Henry 9 b. Mar. 11, 1857 

5 Charlotte Frances 9 b. Feb. 9, 1860 d. unm. Apr. 25, 1920 at S. Britain, 
Conn. 

6 Harriet Sanford 9 b. Feb. 18, 1862 m. May 20, 1885 Walter H. Sommers 
who d. Dec. 29, 1899 Petersburg, Va. They had: 

(1) Helen Agnes Sommers b. Nov. 9, 1885 

(2) Walter Jerome Sommers b. May 3, 1888 

(3) Alexander Curtiss Sommers b. Nov. 7, 1894 
Harriet died Feb. 1920 at Petersburg, Va. 

George Burritt 9 and Charles Henry 9 will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. Lucius Burritt 8 Curtiss (Stephen Welles, Elihu, Stiles, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow 
Elizabeth) bp. Apr. 29, 1825 at Clinton, Oneida Co., N.Y. m. Charlotte Comstock b. 1830 
d. 1887. He was station agent on N.Y. Central R.R. at Chittenango, N.Y. where he d. Jan. 18, 1891. 
His stone gives his birth as 1827 which is not correct. Children: 

1 Stephen Welles 9 b. 1846 He is probably the Stephen Curtiss, Jr. who 

m. Dec. 24, 1873 Frances L. Barr according to a Syracuse newspaper. He died the 
next year, 1874. 

2 Alice B. 9 b. 1848 in Wisconsin, m. Dec. 3, 1879 Winfred Walrath 

of Syracuse who d. 1925. She d. 1934 both buried at Chittenango, N.Y. 

3 Catherine A. 9 b. 1850 in Wisconsin. m. Grant. Removed to 

Washington, D.C. 

Probate record of Alice B. 9 shows her heirs were Catherine Roberta Grant and Lucy 
Grant and Alice Adelaide Grant Wilson all of Washington, D.C. and children of her de- 
ceased sister Catherine. 

4 Samuel G. 9 b. 1852 d. Aug. 22, 1860. Buried at Clinton, N.Y. 

G. P. 162-163 Stiles 8 Curtiss (Wm., Silas, Stiles, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Feb. 17, 
1805 Stratford, Conn. m. 1st Oct. 3, 1830 Hannah Whiting dau. of Seymour Conway and Hannah 7 
(Curtiss) Whiting (Silas, etc.) She d. Feb. 8, 1838 ae. 35 Norwalk, Conn. He m. 2nd Jane Isabella 
Whiting Sept. 23, 1838, dau. of Nathan Whiting. She b. Feb. 7, 1813, d. Mar. 3, 1866, Norwalk, 
Conn. He m. 3rd Apr. 16, 1867 Jane Hanson Barton, dau. of Rodney and Cornelia Barton of New 
Haven, Conn. She d. Apr. 15, 1868. He m. 4th May 16, 1869 Martha Abbott Hull. He d. Nov. 11, 
1882 Norwalk, Conn. Children by 1st wife: 

1 Stiles Whiting 9 b. Sept. 14, 1831 

2 Helen Birdseye 9 b. Nov. 11, 1833 m. Oct. 27, 1852 John F. Bennett son 
of Eli Barnum and Anna (Eversley) Bennett. They had: 
(1) Frederick Curtiss Bennett b. May 28, 1853 who m. Mary E. Barbour 

3 William Conway 9 b. May 10, 1837 

4 David Seymour 9 b. 1838 

Children by 2nd wife: 

5 Catherine Sophia 9 b. May 9, 1845 m. 1st Henry Desaulniers, m. 2nd 
James K. Selleck of Troy, N.Y. and had: 
(1) Kate Selleck b. Nov. 14, 1884 

6 Henry Elbert 9 b. Apr. 15, 1848 d. Sept. 29, 1898 

7 Mary Jane 9 b. Dec. 30, 1850 m. June 29, 1880 Frederick Stanton 
Perrin of N.Y. City, son of O. E. Perrin. They had: 
(1) Fanny Perrin 

Stiles Whiting 9 , Wm. Conway 9 and David Seymour 9 will be considered later. 

G. P. 163 Lewis Judson 8 Curtiss (Wm., Silas, Stiles, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) 
b. m. Aug. 19, 1843 Fanny Olmstead, dau. of Noah and Anne (Belden) Olmstead. Her 

sister Jane Olmstead m. Thaddeus Birdseye 8 Curtiss (William, Silas, Stiles, Ephraim, Joseph, 
John, Widow Elizabeth^. 
Children: 

1 Charles Lewis 9 b. Mar. 19, 1847 Norwalk, Conn. d. Mar. 23, 1862 

2 Maria Louise 9 b. May 18, 1850 d. July 17, 1864 

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3 Anna Belden 9 b. Mar. 27, 1853 
Curtiss. She d. Aug. 29, 1890. 

4 Franklin Judson 9 b. 

N.Y. City. No children. 



m. Oct. 20, 1885 Charles Eversley 10 
m. Feb. 8, 1883 Julia Boquet of 



C.G. P. 163-164 Thaddeus Birdseye 8 Curtiss (Wm., Silas, Stiles, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow 



C.G. 



C.G. 



Elizabeth) b. July 12, 1808 Stratford, Conn., m. Nov. 19, 
d. Feb. 1, 1871 dau. of Noah and Anne (Belden) Olmstead. 



1846 Jane Olmstead b. Aug. 12, 1812, 
He d. May 5, 1864 Norwalk, Conn. 



Children: 






1 Myra 9 b. Sept. 5, 1847 


d. unm. 




2 Emma 9 b. Feb. 18, 1851 


d. Sept. 27, 1876 




3 Louise Wakely 9 b. Feb. 16, 1857 


Single in 1897 




Stratford V.R. "Mrs. Jane Curtiss d. Feb. 1, 1871 ae. 58. 


widow, b. Wilton, Conn. 


dau. of S. 



Smith." 

It appears that this error in Vital Records was made by someone who thought this Jane was 
that Jane B. Smith who m. Carlos 8 Curtiss (William, Edmund, Edmund, Ephraim, Joseph, John, 
Widow Elizabeth). This Jane B. Smith d. Nov. 2, 1895 ae. 83 but she was not a widow as Carlos 
Curtiss d. in 1896. Jane, wife of Thaddeus Birdseye Curtiss was a widow. 

P. 164 Elbert 8 Curtiss (Wm., Silas, Stiles, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. 181$ 

m. 1st Sept. 29, 1846 Mary Frances Quintard, b. 1825, dau. of Anson and Polly Quintard of 
Norwalk, Conn. She d. Dec. 26, 1855. He m. 2nd Oct. 7, 1857 Harriet Ann 9 Curtiss (Samuel 
Clarke, Levi, Ephraim, Stiles, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth). She d. May 20, 1868. He: 
was a tailor and was living in 1900. Children by 1st wife: 

d. unm. 

No record. 



1 Rebecca Judson 9 


b. Sept. 7, 1847 


2 Sarah F. 9 


b. Nov. 19, 1848 


3 Wm. Anson 9 


b. Dec. 7, 1849 


4 Francis Elbert 9 


b. Nov. 9, 1855 


Children by 2nd wife: 




5 Harriet Ann 9 


b. Feb. 27, 1861 


6 Minnie 9 


b. Feb. 27, 1861 



d. 



1856 



Wm. Anson 9 will be considered later. 



d. unm. 
d. Aug. 



18, 1861 



P. 117 Birdseye 8 Curtiss (Eli, Silas, Stiles, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Dec. 25, 

1810. Removed with his parents to Ira, Cayuga Co., N.Y. He m. 1st c. 1842 Delia Abbott. 

b. Mar. 19, 1818, dau. of Delano and Mary (Brigham) Abbott. She d. Mar. 22, 1855. He m. 
Mary E. Bush b. 1834, she d. Oct. 3, 1901. He d. July 13, 1882. Children by 1st wife: 



2nd 



George 9 
Mary 9 
She d. 



1894. 



3 Lucius 9 

4 Horace 9 
Florence 10 and Marie 10 

Children by 2nd wife: 

5 Charles 9 
William 9 
Sarah 9 
Edna 9 
Hattie 9 
Lizzie 9 
Auburn, N.Y. 

William 9 will be considered later. 



b. 
b. 

b. 
b. 



1843 
1848 



d. 
m. 



1900 unm. 
1871 Frank Tuttle 



1852 d. Oct. 17, 

1855 m. 

He d. Port Chester, N.Y. 1879. 



1872 



Had two daughters 



6 
7 
8 
9 
10 



1857 
1858 
1860 



1903 unm. at Auburn, N.Y. 



m. May 22, 1882 Ira A. Phelps 
m. Sept. 12, 1882 Chas. Bigham 
m. June 10, 1900 E. W. Hike at 



C.G. P. 117 Cornelius 8 . Curtiss (Eli, Silas, Stiles, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Jan. 28, 
1817. Removed with his parents to Ira, Cayuga Co., N.Y. He m. Apr. 8, 1840 at Rye, N.Y. 
Rosetta Ann Kirby, b. Feb. 25, 1818, dau. of David and Leah (Bird) Kirby. She d. Sept. 22, 1899 
Tarrytown, N.Y. He d. there June 12, 1898. Children b. at Port Chester, N.Y. 

1 Helen Jane 9 b. Feb. 8, 1841 d. 1841 

2 Charles Eli 9 b. Aug. 5, 1843 d. Jan. 11, 1845 

3 Fannie Sarah 9 b. July 9, 1846 m. Dec. 10, 1868 Walter M. Byron 
b. 1842 in England, son of Nathaniel Byron. He d. 1872 and she m. 2nd Savage. 

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d. 


Jan. 


16, 


1873 


d. 


Apr. 


11, 


1861 


d. 


Dec. 


21, 


1865 



4 Caroline Whiting 9 b. Nov. 16. 1848 d. Feb. 22, 1857 

5 Cornelius Henry 9 b. Apr. 28, 1851 He will be'considered later. 

C.G. P. 164 Eli 8 Curtiss (Eli, Silas, Stiles, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. May 6, 1819. 
Removed with his parents to Ira, Cayuga Co., N.Y. m. July 12, 1853 at Rye, N.Y. Sarah Eleanor 
Booth b. N.Y. City June 23, 1832 dau. of Horace Elliott and Sarah (Lyon) Booth. They settled in 
Port Chester, N.Y. where she d. Mar. 2, 1919. He d. there Jan. 1, 1903. Children: 

1 Charles Henry 9 b. Sept. 2, 1854 d. Oct. 14, 1858 

2 Caroline Booth 9 b. Jan. 28, 1856 d. 1919, m. Oct. 16, 1878 Chas. A. 
Studwell, son of Charles Mortimer and Rose Frances (Finley) Studwell. He d. July 
26, 1893. 

3 Mary Ada 9 b. Oct. 21, 1857 

4 Howard 9 b. Nov. 14, 1858 

5 Frances Ella 9 b. Jan. 25, 1861 

6 Laura V. 9 b. Dec. 19, 1868 

C.G. P. 117 Charles Henry 8 Curtiss (Eli, Silas, Stiles, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) 

b. June 14, 1827. Removed with his parents to Ira, Cayuga Co., N.Y. He m. 1850 Harriet E. Fort 
who d. 1898 at Auburn, N.Y. He d. 1896 ae. 69. Children: 

1 Maria Fort 9 b. Oct. 10, 1852 Ira, N.Y. m. Walter M. Harris, son 

of Wm. and Louisa (Birch) Harris. Both d. in Auburn, N.Y. 

2 Rosetta 9 b. June 24, 1859 Ira, N.Y. m. at Cato, N.Y. Jan. 29, 1879 John 
Austin of Syracuse, N.Y. 

C.G. P. 164 John 8 Curtiss (Stiles, John, Stiles, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. July 13, 

1797 Woodbury, Conn., m. Oct. 18, 1818 Maria Gilbert of Woodbury, b. Oct. 9, 1797, d. 

1879. He d. Feb. 20, 1888. Children: 

1 Sarah H. 9 b. _^_ 1820 m. Sept. 26, 1844 Benjamin Russell, 
son of Barlow and Caroline (Castle) Russell, b. 1821. They had a son: 

(1) John B. Russell 

2 Harriet M. 9 b. 1829 m. Oct. 9, 1849 James H. Lindsley. 

She d. June 22, 1879. 

C.G. P. 165 Charles 8 Curtiss (Stiles, John, Stiles, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. May 
23, 1812. m. 1st at Milford, Conn. Mar. 14, 1838 Emily Ann Lambert, dau. of Jesse Peck and 
Amy Lambert. She d. Oct. 20, 1841. He m. 2nd Aug. 3, 1842 Mrs. Mary Gleason Goodwin, dau. 
of Moses and Polly (Richardson) Gleason of Saratoga Co., N.Y. She d. May 6, 1896 ae. 83. He d. 
Dec. 27, 1872 at Cleveland, Ohio. He removed to Summit Co., Ohio in 1839 and to Cleveland in 
1860. 
Children by 2nd wife: 

1 Charles Edmund 9 b. June 9, 1844 d. Jan, 22, 1879 unm. 

2 Stiles Henry 9 b. May 27, 1846 

3 Anna Maria 9 b. Aug. 28, 1849 m. Sept. 9, 1873 Thomas Hope 
Brooks of Cleveland, Ohio. They had: 

(1) Mary Curtiss Brooks 

(2) Stiles Curtiss Brooks 
Stiles Henry 9 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 117 Henry Stiles 8 Curtiss, brother of Charles 8 Curtiss, b. Feb. 24, 1814 Woodbury, Conn., 
m. June 10, 1840 Elizabeth L. Benham, dau. of Gamaliel Benham. She d. Nov. 29, 1890. He d. 
Oct. 23, 1869. Child: 

1 Henry Benham 9 b. 1841 d. Oct. 10, 1854 Woodbury. V.R. 

C.G. P. 118 Judson 8 Curtiss (Judson, John, Stiles, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Feb. 
5, 1795 Stratford, Conn. He settled in New Haven, Conn, where he was a carriage manufacturer, 
m. 1st June 2, 1817 Ellen Hawley. m. 2nd Sept. 5, 1822 Elizabeth L. Marsh, b. Feb. 8, 1806 
dau. of Bradley and Sally (Wells) Marsh. She d. July 10, 1878. Death records are lacking. 
Children by 1st w. Mary 9 and Fanny 9 . New Haven V.R. states Oct. 19, 1828 died two children of 

Judson Curtiss. 
Children by 2nd w.: 

1 George Bradley 9 b. Mar. 10, 1827 



2 Elizabeth W. 9 b. Dec. 25, 1830 m. Oct. 11, 1854 Wilbur F. Gleason. 
She d. Nov. 21, 1855. 

3 Henry J. 9 b. May 19, 1833 d. Oct. 24, 1836 

4 Cornelia M. 9 b. Nov. 6, 1835 m. Aug. 21, 1866 John Avery of 
Conway, Mass. He d. Sept. 1, 1887. They had a son: 

(1) John Whitney Avery b. Mar. 26, 1869 resided at Sing Sing, N.Y. 

5 Sophia A. 9 b. May 18, 1838 d. Sept. 9, 1849 

6 Mary Frances 9 b. Aug. 3, 1843 m. Francis Potter of New Haven, 
Conn. She d. Mar. 18, 1881. They had: 

(1) Fanny E. Potter b. Aug. 4, 1868, m. Frederick Corse 

(2) May T. Potter b. Nov. 8, 1874 
George Bradley 9 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 118 George Judson 8 Curtiss (Judson, John, Stiles, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) 

b. Jan. 1, 1804 at Utica, N.Y. m. 1st Sept. 1827 Nancy Wellington, dau. of Ezekiel and 

Cynthia Wellington. He was reared by his uncle Ezekiel Curtiss as his mother died in 1807. He 

d. Freeport, 111. Mar. 19, 1890. She d. Sept. 4, 1862 and he m. 2nd 1866 the widow Susan 

Coville of Utica. Children: 

1 George Wellington 9 b. June 25, 1828 

2 John Henry 9 b. 1830 d. 1832 

3 Henrietta 9 b. Aug. 10, 1833 Utica, N.Y., m. Dec. 16, 1857 for his 2nd 
w. Henry E. Smith. She d. Feb. 23, 1867 Waterloo, N.Y. They had: 

(1^ Nancy L. Smith b. Jan. 10, 1859 

(2) Alice Smith b. Dec. 28, 1860, m. Charles G. Genung 

4 Cynthia E. 9 b. Aug. 31, 1838 m. June 7, 1864 Albert L. Rawson 
who d. May 1903. She d. Freeport, 111. May 28, 1903. Only child: 

(1) Elizabeth Rawson b. June 1, 1865, d. Mar. 14, 1904 

5 Cornelia Sophia 9 b. Feb. 7, 1844 Utica, N.Y., m. at Warren, 111. Oct. 20, 1870 
Stephen M. Richards. They had: 

(1) Annette Richards b. Feb. 11, 1873 who m. A.B. Jones 
George Wellington 9 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 118 "The Son" in C.G. was David Wooster 8 Curtiss (Ezekiel, John, Stiles, Ephraim, Joseph, 
John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Aug. 6, 1806 Bridgeport, Conn., m. Nov. 25, 1838 Mary Wright b. 
July 4, 1816 at Richmond, Yorkshire, England, dau. of John and Ann (Hutton) Wright. He d. May 
6, 1847 ae. 41 and she m. 2nd c. 1852 Sylvester Sivers who d. Apr. 22, 1871. She d. July 28, 

1902. She had a dau. by Sivers who m. Robert W. Huston. Children: 

1 Wright 9 Curtiss b. Jan. 27, 1840 

2 Ann Louise 9 b. Oct. 19, 1842 m. Dec. 18, 1861 Bennett Franklin 
Morris, b. Feb. 20, 1839, son of Sheldon and Betsey (Williams) Morris. No 
children. 

Wright 9 Curtiss will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 165 Thomas Emmons 8 Curtiss (Ezekiel, John, Stiles, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) 

b. Westmoreland, Oneida Co., N.Y. June 12, 1820. m. 1st 1847 Hannah Matthews. 

They removed to Pittston, Pa. where she d. Dec. 1862. He m. 2nd there Nov. 4, 1863 Mary C. 
Southworth of Port Byron, N.Y. b. there July 29, 1840. In 1871 they removed to Conneaut, Ohio 
and in 1877 to Buffalo, N.Y. where she d. Jan. 15, 1896. He d. there Oct. 9, 1898. 
Child by 1st wife: 

1 Adelaide Johnson 9 b. Mar. 5, 1849 She m. 1st Sept. 28, 1866 at Titus- 
ville, Pa. Melville Carr. She m. 2nd Downs and removed to St. Louis, Mo. 

Children by 2nd wife: 

2 Clarence Emmons 9 b. Nov. 19, 1864 Titusville, Pa. 

3 Frederick Ernest 9 b. Feb. 19, 1867 Titusville, Pa. m. Oct. 1895 in Atlanta, 

Ga., the widow Emma Newburg of Cincinnati, Ohio. They removed to St. Louis, Mo. 

4 Nettie Belle 9 b. Apr. 3, 1869 m. Apr. 16, 1890 at Buffalo, N.Y. Frederick 
G. Post, son of Henry and Harriet (Bruring) Post. They had: 

(1) Frederick Curtiss Post b. Apr. 12, 1891 

(2) Hattie Post b. Mar. 18, 1894, d. Jan. 13, 1896 

(3) Emmons Post b. Jan. 27, 1899, d. Feb. 11, 1899 

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(4) Mildred Post b. May 18, 1901 

5 Georgia Electa 9 b. Jan. 18, 1872 Conneaut, Ohio, m. 1st Dec. 22, 1891 in 
Buffalo, Chas. H. Clawson of Duluth, Minn. No children, m. 2nd Sept. 12, 1896 in 
Ovid, Mich. Elmer P. Shook. Removed to Owosso, Mich. They had: 

(1) Edna Shook b. July 17, 1897 

(2) Lottie Shook b. July 14, 1899 

6 Mabel Grace 9 b. Apr. 4, 1874 d. Sept. 28, 1874 

7 Charlotte Southworth 9 b. Sept. 28, 1875 m. 1897 in Buffalo, Wm. Wright Jr. 
of Buffalo. 

8 Raymond Chester 9 b. Mar. 27, 1878 d. Sept. 28, 1878 
Clarence Emmons 9 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 165 Lyman Lord 8 Curtiss (Ezekiel, John, Stiles, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. 
Aug. 11, 1823 Westmoreland, Oneida Co., N.Y. m. Jan. 1, 1843 Ellen Parkinson b. May 16, 1819 
in West Bradford, Yorkshire, England. They removed to Buffalo, N.Y. in 1859 where she d. in 
Mar. 1917. He d. there Apr. 7, 1888. Children: 

1 Edwin 9 b. Oct. 15, 1843 d. Jan. 11, 1909 Buffalo, N.Y. 

m. July 25, 1867 in Bridgeport, Conn. Eliza Jane Merrils. She b. Verona, Oneida 
Co., N.Y. Dec. 4, 1837, dau. of Samuel and Sally Ann (Allen) Merrils. She d. Feb. 
28, 1922 Buffalo, N.Y. They had no children. Edwin collected Curtiss records as a 
hobby and all his very valuable first-hand data has been transcribed by this compiler 
for preservation. 

2 Charles Main 9 b. Feb. 1, 1849 

3 Walter Lord 9 b. Aug. 15, 1862 
Charles Main 9 and Walter Lord 9 will be considered later. 

.G. P. 166 Charles Gould 8 Curtiss (Ezekiel, John, Stiles, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) 
b. Aug. 24, 1827 at Utica, Oneida Co., N.Y. He became a grain merchant in Buffalo, N.Y. He m. 
at Albany, N.Y. Apr. 17, 1851 Amelia Lent Main of Binghamton, N.Y., dau. of Alexander and 
Amelia (Lent) Main. She d. Nov. 30, 1881. She was b. May 12, 1827 in Augusta, Ga. He d. Sept. 
17, 1893 at Buffalo, N.Y. Children: 

1 Charlotte Electa 9 b. Dec. 30, 1853 N.Y. City, d. Jan. 16, 1866 

2 Alexander Main 9 b. Oct. 6, 1856 at Utica, N.Y. 

3 Harlow Clarke 9 b. Nov. 6, 1858 at Utica, N.Y. 

4 Mary 9 b. Oct. 13, 1861 m. June 2, 1892 Chas. McClellan 
Clarke of Boston, Mass. She d. Sept. 14, 1893. No children. 

Alexander Main 9 and Harlow Clarke 9 will be considered later. 

.G. P. 166 Sheldon Pixlee 8 Curtiss (Daniel, John, Stiles, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) 
b. May 26, 1812 Stratford, Conn., m. Sept. 23, 1835 Sarah McEwen, b. Aug. 10, 1812, dau. of Joel 
and Tryphena (Gorham) McEwen. She d. Dec. 28, 1891. They resided in Trumbull, Conn, where 
he d. Jan. 9, 1875. Children: 

1 Robert Wm. 9 b. July 30, 1836 m. Oct. 17, 1861 Mary Elizabeth 
Benjamin, dau. of Henry and Cynthia (McEwen) Benjamin. She d. Jan. 19, 1908. No 
children. 

2 Alfred Henry 9 b. 

3 Charles Birdseye 9 b. Nov. 20, 1839 

4 Frederick 9 b. 

Alfred Henry 9 , Charles Birdseye 9 and Frederick 9 will be considered later. 

.G. P. 119 Charles Henry 8 Curtiss (Daniel, John, Stiles, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) 
b. Jan. 23, 1815. m. 1st Mar. 19, 1840 Catherine Ann Wheeler, b. Aug. 2, 1816 d. Nov. 10, 1874 
dau. of Reuben and Phebe (Booth) Wheeler. He m. 2nd Oct. 20, 1875 Electa Ann Roberts according 
to Bridgeport, Conn. V.R. but her stone reads Electa A. Woolsey b. Apr. 7, 1834. Woolsey was 
probably her maiden name. Her death not of record. He d. Feb. 2, 1888. Children: 

1 Mary Catherine 9 b. July 21, 1853 m. June 18, 1872 Adolphus E. Fones, 

a dentist of Bridgeport, Conn., son of Christopher and Phebe E. (Wright) Fones. He 
b. Canada July 12, 1841, d. Mar. 9, 1906. They had: 

(1) Wm. Henry Fones b. Apr. 17, 1874 

(2) Harriet Augusta Fones b. Nov. 11, 1878 

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2 Harriet Louise 9 b. Jan. 18, 1858 d. Mar. 12, 1896. m. 1st Jan. 1, 

1878 Rev. George Washington Hughes, m. 2nd 1890 Rev. Edward L. Bassett. 

She had one infant by each and both died young. 

C.G. P. 167 Peter Pixlee 8 Curtiss (Daniel, John, Stiles, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) 

b. Stratford, Conn. Oct. 26, 1820, m. Nov. 30, 1843 Mary Esther Fitch of Stratford. She d. Dec. 
23, 1889 ae. 70. He d. June 16, 1882. Children: 

1 Mary Pixlee 9 b. May 12, 1849 m. Apr. 24, 1872 George Hawley 
Booth of Trumbull, Conn. They had: 

(1) Frederick Curtiss Booth b. Sept. 2, 1881 

2 Sarah Frances 9 b. June 20, 1850 m. May 31, 1873 Wilmot Park Wheeler, 
b. Mar. 11, 1848, son of Hobart Rutledge and Antoinette (Fairchild) Wheeler. They 
had: 

(1) Lillian C. Wheeler 

(2) Wilmot F. Wheeler 

3 Elizabeth Fitch 9 b. Nov. 23, 1855 d. Apr. 1874 

4 Martha Bigelow 9 b. Aug. 10, 1858 m. 1883 Charles H. Welles b. 

1854, son of Curtiss and Caroline (Wheeler) Welles. They had: 

(1) Olive Welles b. May 6, 1884 

(2) Ruth Welles b. Nov. 10, 1887 

(3) Christine Welles b. Apr. 4, 1891 

(4) C. Ralph Welles b. Apr. 8, 1895 

5 Esther Louisa 9 b. Aug. 25, 1864 m. Dec. 18, 1889 John C. Wilcoxen, 
son of Albert and Ann Eliza 8 (Curtiss) Wilcoxen (Levi, Eli, James, Joseph, Joseph, 
John, Widow Elizabeth). They had: 

(1) Mabel Wilcoxen b. Nov. 4, 1890 

(2) Rachel Wilcoxen b. Sept. 1892 

C.G. P. 119 Lewis Walker 8 Curtiss (Philo, Lewis, Henry, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) 

bp. Mar. 8, 1802 m. Apr. 16, 1835 Julia Ann Staples b. Mar. 24, 1818. She d. Jan. 14, 1870 ae. 
51. He d. Apr. 25, 1848 ae. 46. Children: 

1 Susan Augusta 9 b. Oct. 11, 1840 m. Jan. 29, 1865 Capt. William 
Barrimore, b. in England 1835. He came to New York in 1851 and was in the Navy 
in the Civil War and became a pilot in the harbor of New York. He d. Stratford, Conn. 
Jan. 24, 1890. She d. Stratford, Conn. May 20, 1896. Children: 

(1) Lillian Williamson Barrimore b. Apr. 16, 1866 d. July 26, 1875 

(2) Grace Elvira Barrimore b. June 23, 1870 d. Mar. 26, 1878 

(3) Julia Augusta Barrimore b. Nov. 20, 1873 d. Sept. 3, 1879 

(4) Wm. Walker Barrimore b. June 17, 1879 d. Dec. 18, 1880 

2 Lillian Frost 9 b. Aug. 26, 1844 d. Feb. 22, 1917 unm. 

C.G. P. 119 Isaac B. 8 Curtiss (Ira, Lewis, Henry, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. July 6, 

1814 Stratford, Conn., m. 1833 Clarissa Soper b. Babylon, L.I., dau. of Porter Soper. 

She d. Apr. 5, 1888 Lock Springs, Ind. He d. Dec. 7, 1845. Children: 

1 Anna Maria 9 b. June 1836 m. 1853 in Brooklyn, N.Y. 

John Amerman. 

2 Lucy 9 b. m. Sept. 1870 in Brooklyn, N.Y. 

Edwin Rowland. They had: 

(1) Clara Rowland b. Aug. 31, 1871 Jacksonville, Fla. 

3 Ira 9 b. 1841 Rose Valley, Wayne Co., N.Y. 

Ira 9 , who sent the record, will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 119 Lewis 8 Curtiss (Ira, Lewis, Henry, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Jan. 21, 
1819, Bridgeport, Conn. He was a shoemaker and farmer but accumulated a fortune in the real- 
estate business. He m. 1st Dec. 11, 1838 Mary C. Hull b. 1823, dau. of Nimrod and Amelia Hull. 
She d. May 14, 1897 and he m. 2nd Jan. 12, 1899 Flora L. Clark, b. Torrington, Conn., dau. of 
Herman Clark and formerly wife of Monroe Morgan. Lewis 8 Curtiss d. Sept. 2, 1899 and she m. 
3rd Apr. 24, 1900 Willis Ives, son of Samuel Parker Ives. No record of children. 

Not in C.G. Albert B. 8 Curtiss (Elijah, Henry Thompson, Henry, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow 

Elizabeth) b. Jan. 19, 1806 Stratford, Conn. m. 1st Sept. 26, 1832 Mary Ann Smith, dau. of 

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Abraham and Mary (Trowbridge) Smith of Milford, Conn. She d. Dec. 1842. He m. 2nd Sept. 

8, 1845 Elizabeth Hinman Curtiss. She b. Philadelphia, Pa. July 20, 1810, dau. of Thomas 5 and 
Lorena (Hinman) Curtiss (Thomas, Benjamin, Isaac, Richard Curtis of Dorchester, Mass. and 
Wallingford, Conn.) She d. Mar. 29, 1895 Stratford, Conn. He d. there July 28, 1894. He was a 
shoemaker. Child by 1st wife: 

1 John9 b - 1833 He d. July 5, 1888 in Los Angeles, 

Calif. No other record. 
Children by 2nd wife: 

1 Theodore W. 9 Curtiss of Brooklyn, N.Y. 

2 Walter T. 9 Curtiss of Stratford, Conn. 
These two are mentioned in his will dated Dec. 27, 1870 as his two sons, besides John*. 

A Walter T. Curtiss b. 1849 m. at Stratford, Conn. Dec. 21, 1893 Florence E. 

Irving. Probably this Walter T. Curtiss. 

Jot in C.G. Elijah Munson 8 Curtiss (Elijah, Henry Thompson, Henry, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow 
Elizabeth) b. 1808, m. May 5, 1850 at Stratford, Conn. Lucy Baldwin b. Milford, Conn. 1813, 

dau. of Joel and Mary (Rhodes) Baldwin and widow of Fairchild. She d. Jan. 17, 1894 ae. 

79-2-0. He d. Stratford, Oct. 30, 1876 ae. 68-5-0. On Oct. 20, 1888 his estate was settled among 
five heirs: his daughter Caroline, his dau. Frances w. of John G. Pepper and Willis Curtiss, 
Lucy Curtiss and Asa Curtiss. The last three may have been his sister and his two brothers. His 
known children were: 

1 Caroline 9 b. Apr. 22, 1851. She was single when her mother died 
in 1894 but the record says she later m. Babb. 

2 Frances 9 b. Aug. 30, 1853 ~~ m. 1st Oct. 19, 1887 John Gilbert 
Pepper, m. 2nd Campfield. 

-Jot in C.G. William J. 8 Curtiss (Elijah, Henry Thompson, Henry, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Eliza- 
beth) b. Jan. 14, 1816, m. Naomi Smith, b. Apr. 18, 1823, dau. of Abraham and Mary 

(Trowbridge) Smith of Stratford, Conn. (She was sister to his brother Albert's first wife). She 
d. Feb. 5, 1908 ae. 85. He d. Mar. 30, 1894 ae. 76-6. Children: 

1 Francis Richard 9 b. 1843 

2 Anna Wells 9 b. Apr. 5, 1848 m. Alonzo Gray b. Apr. 25, 

1836, son of George and Betsey 8 (Curtiss) Gray (Ezekiel, Agur, Joseph, Joseph, 
Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth). He died May 3, 1912. She, living in 1920, sent all 
the record. 

3 William Wallace 9 b. Feb. 20, 1850 never married. d. 1918 insane. 

4 Henry Clay 9 b. Aug. 10, 1852 d.y. 
Francis Richard 9 will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. Asa 8 Curtiss (Elijah, Henry Thompson, Henry, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) 
b. Dec. 16, 1817 Stratford, Conn. m. Aug. 4, 1845 Elizabeth Banta, b. N.Y. City Apr. 21, 1821, 
dau. of Weart and Sylvia (Allen) Banta. She d. in N.Y. City May 28, 1901. He d. there Mar. 2, 
1903. Children: 

1 Weart Putnam 9 b. May 25, 1846 d. Feb. 11, 1875 San Francisco, 
Calif. No record of marriage. 

2 Algernon Sidney 9 b. Apr. 4, 1849 m. Ella H. Jewett. No further record. 

3 Carlyle Asa 9 b. May 25, 1859 m. Mary E. Gibbon. He d. Dec. 1, 
1899. No further record. 

Asa's will left all to his niece Anna Wells Gray. 

Not in C.G. George 8 Curtiss, brother of Asa 8 Curtiss, b. Nov. 27, 1820 d. Stratford, Jan. 18, 1873. 
There is no record of his marriage, but the will of his aunt Anna 7 Curtis dated Dec. 22, 1870 
speaks of her "niece Frances S. Blakeman, wife of her nephew Munson Curtiss." This niece was 
dau. of Anna's sister Abiah 7 Curtiss who m. Elijah Blakeman. As Elijah Munson 8 Curtiss, nephew 
of Anna could not have married Frances Blakeman, the only other conclusion is that this George 8 
was named George Munson Curtiss and his aunt called him "Munson Curtiss" and he may have 
married Frances S. Blakeman. 

Not in C.G. Joseph Booth 8 Curtiss (Henry, Henry Thompson, Henry, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow 

Elizabeth) b. Apr. 3, 1831 m. Apr. 12, 1860 at Stratford, Conn. Betsey Ann Wheeler b. Apr. 14, 
1830 Huntington, Conn., dau. of Eli and Anna Maria (Booth) Wheeler. She d. Nov. 18, 1912 at 

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Bridgeport, Conn. He d. Dec. 24, 1920 at Bridgeport, Conn. Their only child was: 

1 Lillian Josephine 9 b. Dec. 4, 1866 (living 1951) m. Oct. 12, 1886 at Bridgeport, 
Conn. Arthur Lindley Tracy, b. Aug. 30, 1858, d. Dec. 16, 1925 at Bridgeport, son 
of Ebenezer and Phebe Denison (Rogers) Tracy of Lisbon, Conn. They had: 
(D Clarence Curtiss Tracy b. Feb. 17, 1888 

(2) Vera Ruth Tracy b. Aug. 4, 1893 

(3) Blanche Esther Tracy b. June 2, 1897 

Not in C.G. William 8 Curtiss (Ezra, Edmund, Edmund, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. 

1820, m. Aug. 30, 1846 Sarah Eunice Fowler b. Philadelphia, Pa., who d. Nov. 27, 1861 ae. 3L~ 
He enlisted in 1862 in Co. A. 17th Conn. Volunteers and died at Folly Island S.C., Dec. 3, 1863 ae. 
43. Children: 

1 Ellen Fowler 9 b. 1847 d. June 19, 1928 ae. 81, m. 1861 

at ae. 14 David Leroy Downs. They had 12 children seven of whom were living at 
their mother's death. They were Charles W. Downs who d. Dec. 27, 1944 and Grace 
L. Widow of Edward H. Tolles who supplied the data in 1950. Mrs. Chas. Kirkham, 
Mrs. John Lake, Mrs. John Welsh, Mrs. Ruth Chatfield, who d. Dec. 20, 1944, and 
Mrs. Lena Johnson. The five who were dead before 1928 were George Downs, 
William Downs, Sarah, Sylvia and Elizabeth all Downs. 

2 William Edmund 9 b. May 28, 1850 

3 George F. 9 d. Dec. 9, 1857 ae. 7 

4 Theodore D. 9 b. m. 1902, d. June 7, 1928 ae. 

78 Waterbury, Conn. 

5 Kate E. 9 b. m. Clarence Blachley. 

6 Sylvia A. 9 b. m. Soliday. Resided in 



Orange, N.J. 
William Edmund 9 will be considered later. 






C.G. P. 120 Carlos 8 Curtiss. He is David Carlos 8 in Bridgeport V.R. (William, Edmund, Edmund, 

Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. June 1, 1811, m. May 18, 1834 Jane B. Smith 

b. Apr. 12, 1812. She d. Nov. 2, 1895 ae. 83 Bridgeport. He d. May 30, 1896. Child: 

1 Mary B. 9 b. Oct. 18, 1856 m. Oct. 11, 1876 Eugene B. Peck of 

Bridgeport, b. May 4, 1854. She d. there May 21, 1919. He d. Apr. 27, 1913. 

C.G. P. 120 Edward Beech 8 Curtiss (Jabez, Edmund, Edmund, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) 
b. Oct. 27, 1823, m. Dec. 31, 1851 Margaret A. 8 Curtiss b. Jan. 14, 1828 (Agur, Agur, Joseph, 
Joseph, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth). She d. Geneva, N.Y. May 6, 1904. He d. Upper Montclair, 
N.J. July 17, 1899. Children: 

1 Anna Benjamin 9 b. m. Wm. S. Camp and they had: 

(11 Harold C. Camp 

(2) Arthur D. Camp 

(3) Ethel Camp 

2 Susan Alice 9 b. m. Wm. T. Rolph. Resided in Geneva 

N.Y. They had: 

(1) Wm. T. Rolph 

(2) Curtiss Rolph 

(3) Marion Rolph 

3 Edward Grant 9 b. 1866 d. unm. Upper Montclair, N.J. Dec. 

31, 1902 ae. 37. He lived in Minneapolis, Minn. 

C.G. P. 215 Charles 8 Curtiss (Stiles, Robert Welles, Edmund, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) 
b. Solsville, Madison Co., N.Y. Sept. 14, 1805, m. Nov. 4, 1830 Lucinda Hitchcock. They resided 
in Stockbridge, Madison Co., N.Y. where he d. Aug. 23, 1848 and she on Jan. 26, 1848. They had 
no children. 

C.G. P. 215 Roswell 8 Curtiss, brother of Charles 8 Curtiss, b. Solsville, Madison Co., N.Y. Apr. 17, 
1812, m. Nov. 29, 1840 Polly M. Hale b. May 7, 1811. They lived in Chenango Co., N.Y. 
Children: 

1 Mary E. 9 b. 1841 No further record. 

2 Wm. Roswell 9 b. Oct. 6, 1843 He m. Had son Roswell Hall 10 
Curtiss of Brooklyn, N.Y. No further record. 

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J. P. 215 Nehemiah 8 Curtiss, brother of Charles 8 Curtiss b. Feb. 25, 1828 m. Oct. 3 1851 Mary 
Evelyn Wells. Child: 

1 George 9 b. Nov. 3, 1860 No record. 

Nehemiah 8 was with Western Union Telegraph Co. in N.Y. City and Brooklyn where he d. Sep.. 3, 
1868. Buried Brooklyn Greenwood Cemetery. 

}. P. 215 Stiles 8 Curtiss, brother of Charles 8 Curtiss, b. Mar. 9, 1817 Solsville, N.Y., m. Oct. 11, 
1848 Priscilla Peckham b. June 19, 1827 dau. of Charles and Prudence (Sanford) Peckham. She 
d. June 20, 1888. He d. July 30, 1904 Solsville, N.Y. Children: 

1 Charles Thompson 9 b. Feb. 3, 1854 Never married, d. Sept. 23, 1917. 

2 Minnie Jane 9 b. Oct. 3, 1859 d. unmarried Mar. 13, 1939. 

lot in C.G. Hiram Charles 8 Curtiss (Lewis, Robert Welles, Edmund, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow 
Elizabeth) b. Madison, N.Y. May 8, 1815. Removed to Sterling, Cayuga Co., N.Y. where he d. 
May 3, 1889. He m. Mary A. Bridge b. 1817. Children: 

1 Adalette 9 b. 1846 m. Reuben J. Meyers and had: 

(1) Florence Meyers m. 1st Fred Reese, m. 2nd Floyd Mosher 

(21 Maude Meyers 

(3) Curtiss Meyers of Auburn, N.Y. 

2 Julia 9 b. 1848 d. unmarried. 

3 Edgar 9 b. 1850 d.y. 

4 Margaret Estelle 9 b. 1852 Resided in Auburn, N.Y. m. Frank 

Kyle Conger. No children. 

5 Charles Hiram 9 b. May 4, 1856 He will be considered later. 

lot in C.G. Orville Emerick 8 Curtiss, brother of Hiram Charles 8 Curtiss b. Madison, N.Y. June 18, 
1834, m. Nov. 11, 1857 Mary Jane McFarland b. July 4, 1834 dau. of Thomas and Letitia 
McFarland. She d. Sterling, Cayuga Co., N.Y. Dec. 1933 ae. 99. He d. there June 6, 1908. 
Children: 

1 Ida M. 9 b. 1858 m. Oct. 6, 1881 George Parsonson 

of Rochester, N.Y. She d. Jan. 3, 1953. 

2 Albert 9 b. 

3 Minetta 9 b. _ m. Frank H. Tabor of Sterling 

4 Blanche 9 b. m. Burdette Lewis Bridge, son of 

Deloraine and Elizabeth (Kershaw) Bridge. Resided in Madison, N.Y. 

Albert E. 9 will be considered later. 

Jot in C.G. Seymour 8 Curtiss (Isaac, Robert Welles, Edmund, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) 
b. Apr. 14, 1813 Madison, N.Y. He was a physician. He m. 1st Aug. 2, 1837 Electa Ann 8 Curtiss 
(Eli, Joseph, Joseph, Joseph, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) She b. 1815, d. May 17, 1843. No 
children. He m. 2nd Lavonia Barber of Munnsville, N.Y. in 1848 and removed to Verona, Oneida 
Co., N.Y. Their only child: 

1 Manford 9 b. 1850 

His wife and son died shortly after and he m. 3rd Rosetta A. Harvey according to the Lewis Fami- 
ly Magazine, but another record says she was Rosetta Roe. In 1860 census he is living at Eaton, 
Madison Co., N.Y. He d. Sept. 19, 1871 leaving a widow Rosetta A. Curtiss and no children. 

Jot in C.G. Pixley 8 Curtiss (Isaac, Robert Welles, Edmund, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) 

b. Oct. 14, 1815 Madison, N.Y. He was a physician, m. Oct. 1840 Emily Peckham b. Oct. 19, 

1816 dau. of Charles and Prudence (Sanford) Peckham. She d. Jan. 12, 1856. He d. May 2, 1863. 
Children: 

1 Aristeen 9 b. Nov. 8, 1842 d. Sept. 28, 1868, m. 1862 Joseph 
H. Cook who d. in Civil War. They had: 

(1) Alice Cook b. Mar. 8, 1865 who m. LaMotte Campbell 

(2) James Cook b. Apr. 9, 1866 of Utica, N.Y. 

2 Ella I. 9 b. Dec. 7, 1844 d. Feb. 15, 1938, m. 1st Nov. 1, 
1864 Julius Palmer, son of Samuel Monroe and Lydia (Lincoln) Palmer. He b. 
Oriskany Falls, N.Y. d. Feb. 8, 1872. They had: 
(1) Herbert Curtiss Palmer b. Oct. 26, 1868 

She m. 2nd Feb. 23, 1876 Charles R. Lewis b. Apr. 18, 1843, son of George and 
Cornelia 8 (Curtiss) Lewis who d. at Algona, Iowa Dec. 28, 1913 (Lewis, Robert Welles, 
etc.) They had: 

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(1) Harry Abner Lewis b. Jan. 6, 1878 

(2) Ralph Lewis b. May 28, 1886, d. 1888 

She changed Herbert Curtiss Palmer's name to Bert Curtiss Lewis after she m. 
Charles R. Lewis. 

Not in C.G. Ransom 8 Curtiss (Isaac, Robert Welles, Edmund, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) 

b. Mar. 26, 1821, Madison, N.Y. m. Dec. 29, 1845 Clarissa Minerva Bridge b. 1823, dau. 

of Ephraim Bridge states the Lewis Family Magazine but old residents of Madison say her father 
was James Bridge. He ran a small farm in Solsville. She d. Nov. 3, 1902 ae. 79. He d. Apr. 21 
1882. They had no children. 

Not in C.G. LeRoy 8 Curtiss, brother of Ransom 8 Curtiss, b. Nov. 17, 1823 Madison, N.Y. m. Jan. 5, 
1853 Frances A. Peterson b. July 22, 1834, dau. of James Peterson. She d. Aug. 9, 1882. He d. 
Apr. 23, 1914. Children: 

1 Burr Peterson 9 b. July 7, 1854 

2 Mary Janette 9 b. Sept. 6, 1860 m. Nov. 21, 1883 William Salisbury, 
son of John Salisbury. They had: 

(1) Roy C. Salisbury b. Jan. 1, 1887 

(2) Grant Salisbury b. July 23, 1889 d.y. 

(3) Mildred Salisbury b. June 28, 1893 m. Archie Fox 

(4) Jack Salisbury b. Lawyer at W. Palm Beach, Fla. 

3 Katherine Josephine 9 b. Aug. 25, 1862 m. Nov. 6, 1890 George Cole, 
b. Dec. 4, 1858, d. Nov. 12, 1926, son of Ogden R. and Sarah E. Cole. They had: 
(1) Katherine Cole b. Sept. 19, 1899, m. Harry A. Barnes. Resided in Norwich, 

N.Y. 
Burr Peterson 9 will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. Alonzo 8 Curtiss (Isaac, Robert Welles, Edmund, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) 
b. Aug. 19, 1837 Madison, N.Y. m. 1st Jan. 4, 1860 Martha Washburn b. 1837 dau. of Stoddard 

Washburn. She d. Aug. 13, 1863. He m. 2nd Mar. 26, 1868 Louise Tucker b. 1840, dau. of 

Luzon and Mary (Lippett) Tucker, and widow of Charles Spencer. She d. Feb. 4, 1894. He m. 3rd 

Dec. 23, 1895 her sister Orpha Genevieve Tucker b. June 6, 1844, d. 1905. He d. Jan. 21, 

1917. Child by 1st wife: 

1 Gertrude 9 b. Jan. 23, 1861 d. Feb. 7, 1867 
Child by 2nd wife: 

2 Fred DeWitt 9 b. Nov. 6, 1869 He will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. George Wesley 8 Curtiss (Joseph, Stiles, Elnathan, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) 

b. June 1813 Huntington, Conn. m. Jan. 12, 1836 at Newberry, S.C. Mary A. Shell b. there 

Mar. 12, 1820 dau. of Dr. Thomas and Precious (Schaffert) Shell. She d. at Columbus, Miss. Mar. 
10, 1896. He d. Oct. 19, 1851 in California. Children: 

1 George Wesley 9 b. Oct. 29, 

2 George Elliott 9 b. Nov. _ 

3 Clarissa Thompson 9 b. Jan. 25, 
bus, Miss. June 5, 1854. 

4 Melissa Elizabeth 9 b. Aug. 15, 1841 at Abbeyville, S.C. m. George F. Shattuck. 
No children. 

5 Emma Hart 9 b. Aug. _ 1844 at Woodville, S.C. d. 1849 at Eutaw, Ala. 

6 Mary Frances 9 b. 1846 d. 1861 

7 Florence 9 b. 1850 Eutaw, Ala. d. 1850 

Not in C.G. John Lewis 8 Curtiss, brother of George Wesley 8 Curtiss, b. Aug. 1818 Huntington, 

Conn. m. 1848 at Eutaw, Ala. Frances Shell, dau. of Dr. Thomas and Precious (Schaffert) 

Shell. He was in Mexican War. She m. 2nd B. E. Sheppard and d. in Memphis, Tenn. 1878. 
Child: 

1 Frances Cornelia 9 b. Aug. 2, 1854, Eutaw, Ala. 

Not in C.G. Robert Hart 8 Curtiss (Joseph, Stiles, Elnathan, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) 
b. Sept. 25, 1822 Huntington, Conn. m. Dec. 31, 1849 at Conewango, N.Y. Josephine Elizabeth 
Day b. Ellington, N.Y. Sept. 24, 1831 dau. of William and Maria (Bates) Day. She d. Jan. 15, 1855 
at Conewango, N.Y. He d. there Nov. 8, 1908. He came with his parents to Leon, N.Y. 

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1836 


d. Sept. 12, 1837 




1838 


d. Apr. 1839 




1840 


m. Wm. H. Perkins. 


She d. at Colum 



Children: 

1 Frank Fremont 9 b. Oct. 24, 1850 Leon Mills, N.Y. d. Oct. 22, 1859 at 
Conewango, N.Y. 

2 Helen Hart 9 b. July 14, 1854 m. Feb. 13, 1878 Charles Lindquist 
of Sweden. They resided at Falconer, N.Y. She d. May 30, 1936. She had by 
Charles Lindquist these children: 

(1) Mabel Clara Lindquist b. Jan. 13, 1879 d. Feb. 11, 1896 

(2) Chas. Curtiss Lindquist b. Apr. 16, 1883 d. Mar. 4, 1904 

(3) Helen Josephine Lindquist b. Jan. 6, 1885 d. Jan. 18, 1885 

(4) Robert Alfred Lindquist b. Jan. 12, 1895 m. Gertrude Ostrander 

3 Walter Elliott 9 b. Mar. 22, 1856 d. June 14, 1898 at Leon, N.Y. unm. 

4 William Robert 9 b. Nov. 14, 1857 

5 Frances Josephine 9 b. Jan. 15, 1860 m. Nov. 25, 1886 Dr. William Foster Gardner, 
d. May 20, 1896. She had by Dr. Wm. Foster Gardner these children: 

(1) Eva Gardner b. Aug. 20, 1890 d. Oct. 19, 1918 m. Rex Bailey 

(2) Harold Gardner b. Nov. 15, 1893 of St. Petersburg, Fla. 

6 Clara Virginia 9 b. Sept. 18, 1861 d. 1870 

7 Marion May 9 b. Apr. 14, 1864 m. Burnett A. Cooper who d. Aug. _ 
1912. Children: 

(1) Lynn Cooper b. Oct. 13, 1882, deceased. 

(2) Ernest Cooper b. Dec. 10, 1884, deceased. 
Their mother is still living in 1952. 

8 Percival Harland 9 b. Feb. 14, 1866 m. Feb. 9, 1897 at Leon, N.Y. Hester 
Brown, dau. of Bryant and Marie (Ross) Brown. She b. there Mar. 25, 1870. No 
children. Percival Harland 9 Curtiss d. Nov. 6, 1951. His wife d. Feb. 19, 1945. 

9 Elizabeth Clare 9 b. Oct. 14, 1870 d. 1871. 

10 Evelyn 9 b. Oct. 14, 1872 m. May 6, 1897 at Fredonia, N.Y. 
William Webster. She d. Oct. 17, 1928. Children: 

(1) Hugh Webster b. Apr. 16, 1898 of Waquoit, Mass. 

(2) Howard Webster b. Aug. 20, 1906 of Dunkirk, N.Y. 

11 Joseph Addison 9 b. Aug. 25, 1874 
William Robert 9 and Joseph Addison 9 will be considered later. 

Fot in C.G. Asa Elliott 8 Curtiss (Joseph, Stiles, Elnathan, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) 
b. Jan. 21, 1828 Huntington, Conn. He m. 1st Sarah Alice Davison, b. Jan. 21, 1833 Lafayette, 
N.Y., dau. of Abiel and Sophia (Miller) Davison of Cardiff, N.Y. She d. Nov. 23, 1894 at Wessing- 
ton, S.D. He m. 2nd Oct. 22, 1898 at Wessington, S.D. Mrs. Mary B. Spiller b. Marysville, Ky. 
May 13, 1836, dau. of Harrison B. and Ann Maria Nicholson. He d. Wessington, S.D. Apr. 30, 1917. 
He was a Capt. of a steamer on the Great Lakes. Child: 

1 Charles Nelson 9 b. Aug. 7, 1858 Port Washington, Wis. He will be considered 

later. 

Jot in C.G. Franklin 8 Curtiss (Morgan, Stiles, Elnathan, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) 

b. Dec. 6, 1835 Huntington, Conn. m. Oct. 28, 1860 at Nora, 111. Margaret Schmitz b. Cronin- 
burg, Germany Nov. 22, 1838, dau. of Peter and Susan Schmitz. He was a farmer at Nevada, 
Iowa where he d. Dec. 11, 1919. Children: 

1 Charles Franklin 9 b. Dec. 12, 1863 Nora, 111. 

2 Fanny Edith 9 b. May 25, 1867 Nevada, Iowa, m. there June 14, 1899 
Louis B. Craig, b. Jan. 16, 1868, son of Almaren Franklin and Marietta Louisa 
(Butler) Craig of Laurens, Iowa. Children: 

(1) Theodore Victor Craig b. Aug. 1, 1901 d. Dec. 10, 1901 

(2) Margaret Louise Craig b. Oct. 14, 1902 who m. Dr. Leroy H. Burdick 

(3) Franklin Curtiss Craig b. June 16, 1905 who m. Leona Downing 

(4) Janet Fairbanks Craig b. June 20, 1907 who m. Milford M. Page 

3 Effie Jane 9 b. Jan. 26, 1870 Nevada, Iowa, m. there May 9, 1900 Frank 
Howard Campbell, b. Oct. 15, 1870 Newton, Iowa, son of Culver Woodburn and 
Margaret (Skiles) Campbell. Only one child: 
(1) Morgan Skiles Campbell b. July 3, 1909 at Fort Worth, Texas 

4 Frederick Morgan 9 b. May 25, 1872 Nevada, Iowa 

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5 Guy Cook 9 b. June 7, 1876 Nevada, Iowa, m. at Minneapolis, Minn., 
Helen Rose Weide, dau. of Paul B. and Rose M. (Bork) Weide. She b. Minneapolis, 
Minn. Jan. 23, 1890. He was in Spanish War. No children. He received his C.E. 
from Purdue University 1905. 

6 Gertrude May 9 b. Jan. 7, 1879 Nevada, Iowa. m. at Nevada, Iowa Oct. 25, 
1905 Clayton Edward Paxton of Ames, Iowa, b. there July 14, 1877, d. there Dec. 
9, 1908. No children. She m. 2nd Jan. 6, 1934 at Wisconsin Rapids, Wis. Rev. 
Jesse Jessen Kolmos of Holm, Als. Denmark. He b. Jan. 1, 1870, d. July 25, 1942, 
son of Jesse Petersen and Ellen (Matthesen) Kolmos. Gertrude May 9 Curtiss re- 
ceived her A.B. from Iowa State College 1904 and her M.A. from Columbia Universil 
in 1919. She was a teacher of Home Economics. She resides at Wheaton, 111. 

Charles Franklin 9 and Frederick Morgan 9 will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. Charles Henry 8 Curtiss (Morgan, Stiles, Elnathan, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth 
b. Nov. 11, 1837 Huntington, Conn. He was a Civil War Veteran, m. July 16, 1868 at Old Saybnx 
Conn. Frances Catherine Spencer b. there May 10, 1840, dau. of Charles Chauncey and Lucretia 
M. (Harvey) Spencer. She d. Jan. 20, 1920. Resided in Detroit, Mich. He d. Sept. 25, 1907 at 
Detroit. Children: 

1 Edith Maria 9 b. Sept. 5, 1869 Saybrook, Conn., d. Mar. 7, 1877 Detroit, Mi 

2 Bessie Margaret 9 b. Oct. 13, 1870 d. Jan. 1, 1943 unm. 

3 Frances Eddy Spencer 9 b. Oct. 2, 1875 

Not in C.G. Frederick William 8 Curtiss, brother of Charles Henry 8 Curtiss, b. May 18, 1840 Huntingtc 
Conn. m. May 10, 1868 Sarah Matilda 8 Curtiss, dau. of Cyrenius 7 and Christie Ann Curtiss of 
Newtown. She d. Nov. 28, 1883. No children. (Alfred Devine, Benjamin, Josiah, Josiah, Wm., 
Widow Elizabeth.) 

Not in C.G. Lucius 8 Curtiss (Enoch, James, James, Joseph, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. 

1822 Herrick, Pa. m. 1st c. 1842 Lydia Ann Rounds b. 1827, dau. of Arba and Sally 7 

(Curtiss) Rounds (James, etc.). He m. 2nd Catherine Clapper, dau. of Samuel and Mary (McFall) 
Clapper. Children by 1st wife: 

1 Merritt 9 b. m. and went West 

2 Levina 9 b. 1843 d.y. 

3 Alpheus A. 9 b. _ 1844 Civil War Veteran d. soon after. 

4 George 9 b. 1845 

Children by 2nd wife: 

5 Carrie 9 b. m. 1st Wm. Prentice and had 
(1) June Prentice 

m. 2nd . Resided in Susquehanna, Pa. 

6 Edwin 9 b. m. 1st Calkin. 

m. 2nd Applegate. He had a large family by both wives. No further record. 

Lucius 8 may have had a son named Emmett 9 . 
George 9 will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. Levi 8 Curtiss (Enoch, James, James, Joseph, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. 1827 

Herrick, Pa., m. Jane Harding. Children: 

1 Ella 9 d. unm. and insane. 

2 Ira Lewis 9 b. He will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. Jerome 8 Curtiss (James, James, James, Joseph, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Sept. 

30, 1838 at Uniondale, Pa., d. June 11, 1921 Factoryville, Pa. m. Martha Bootheroid, dau.: 

of Benjamin and Lydia (Beaumont) Bootheroid. He was a veteran of the Civil War. Children: 



1 


Milo Jerome 9 


b. 


Feb. 


1, 1868 


2 


Alfred Elliott 9 


b. 


Feb. 


27, 1872 


3 


Benjamin Boothroyd 9 


b. 


Mar. 


13, 1874 


4 


Howard W. 9 


b. 


Aug. 


26, 1881 


5 


Clement 9 


b. 


Mar. 


29, 1884 



All five sons will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. Isaac Tonkin 8 Curtiss (James, James, James, Joseph, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) 
b. Nov. 17, 1842 d. June 1, 1919. m. Aug. 22, 1862 Angeline Payne b. May 4, 1844, dau. of 

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Edward and Anne (Mead) Payne. She d. Apr. 11, 1914 Uniondale, Pa. He served in the Civil War. 
Children: 

1 Ann Elizabeth 9 b. Nov. 6, 1864 m. Apr. 2, 1885 George W. Bayless, 
son of John and Cornelia Bayless. He b. 1859 Conklin, N.Y. He d. Apr. 19, 1937. 
They had: 

(1) Henry L. Bayless b. Feb. 27, 1886 

(2) Archie Isaac Bayless b. Feb. 27, 1891 

(3) Glenn Bayless b. Jan. 25, 1900 

2 Mary Emma 9 b. Mar. 10, 1867 d. Sept. 1939, m. Wilbur F. 

Sherwood. They had: 

(1) Delia Sherwood b. Apr. 15, 1895 

3 Dellaplaine 9 b. Jan. 8, 1869 m. Samuel Lowery of Uniondale, Pa. 
He b. Mar. 17, 1862, d. Aug. 22, 1938. They had: 
(1) James Lowery 
(2^ Curtis Lowery 

(3) Earl- Lowery 

(4) Edith Lowery 

4 Catherine Jane 9 b. Feb. 20, 1871 m. Edward F. Rimron of Uniondale, 
Pa., b. Mar. 14, 1868 Scranton, Pa., son of Thomas and Margaret (Morgan) Rimron. 
He d. May 10, 1926. 

5 William Tonkin 9 b. May 2, 1882 m. Nora Burns. They had: 
1 William Isaac 10 b. Aug. 8, 1917 Res. Uniondale, Pa. 

ot in C.G. Samuel Phillips 8 Curtiss (Grandison, Robert, James, Joseph, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) 
b. Oct. 30, 1843 Geneseo, N.Y. m. 1875 Letitia Brown, dau. of Milton Brown. Children: 

1 Elias John 9 b. Mar. 4, 1880 No children. 

2 Winfred Orville 9 b. Nov. 13, 1885 No children. 

3 Milton Brown 9 b. Aug. 7, 1890 He will be considered later. 

ot in C.G. Robert Turney 8 Curtiss (Charles, Robert, James, Joseph, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) 
b. Oct. 13, 1828 probably at Monroe, Conn. Removed with parents to Mishawaka, Ind. m. July 30, 
1850 Maria J. Bradley b. Feb. 1, 1825, d. Apr. 19, 1870. He d. Aug. 16, 1873. Child: 

1 Charles Turney 9 b. Jan. 23, 1859 Madison, Wis. He was reared by his grand- 

mother Rebecca Curtiss. He will be considered later. 

ot in C.G. James Edward 8 Curtiss (Elijah Wheeler, Elijah, James, Joseph, Joseph, John, Widow Eliz- 
abeth) b. Dec. 23, 1829 Saratoga Co., N.Y. m. 1855 Henrietta A. Kidder of Pekin, N.Y. 

He was with the Lake Shore and Michigan Southern R.R. and located at Toledo, Ohio where he d. 
1917. He removed in 1853 with his parents to Adrian, Mich. Children: 

1 Edgar Wheeler 9 b. Oct. 9, 1856 d. Nov. 25, 1896. No other record. 

2 Carrie 9 b. Oct. 21, 1855 m. Brown. 

3 Nellie Maria 9 b. Aug. 10, 1865 d. Mar. 19, 1890 

4 Maud 9 b. June 19, 1871 d. Nov. 2, 1905 






'ot in C.G. John Wheeler 8 Curtiss, brother of James Edward 8 Curtiss, b. Aug. 17, 1831. He ran a 
nursery at Klinger Lake, Mich. Buried in Oakwood Cemetery on same lot with his father, mother 
and brother Morton B. He m. May 5, 1861 at Auburn, N.Y. Helen Collins called "Nellie" who is 
buried beside him. He d. Jan. 18, 1888. Children: 

1 Morton Byron 9 b. Dec. 25, 1862 

2 Cora May 9 b. Dec. 16, 1865 m. Dec. 29, 1893 Benjamin H. 
Nichols at Yakima, Wash. They had: 

(1) Fred Herbert Nichols b. Mar. 31, 1895 

(2) Benjamin Hodge Nichols b. Oct. 30, 1897 

3 William Elijah 9 b. Mar. 15, 1859 at Adrian, Mich. m. Nina MacClymond. 
He. d. on Fox Island, Wash, in 1950. They had no children. 

4 Fred Stuart 9 b. Mar. 15, 1877 
Morton B. 9 and Fred Stuart 9 will be considered later. 

rot in C.G. George Henry 8 Curtiss (Elijah Wheeler, Elijah, James, Joseph, Joseph, John, Widow 

Elizabeth) b. Mar. 23, 1836 in Saratoga Co., N.Y. Removed in 1853 with his parents to Adrian, 
Mich, where he d. July 12, 1912. He m. Feb. 13, 1866 Harriet Elmina Dutton b. Warsaw, Mich. 

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June 15, 1844, d. Jan. 2, 1934 Adrian, Mich. He was a Captain of Co. H. 2nd N.J. in Civil War. 
Children: 

b. Jan. 1, 1867 

b. May 20, 1868 

b. Mar. 19, 1871 

b. Sept. 13, 1874 



1 Fannie L. 9 

2 Mary 9 

3 William W. 9 

4 George Oscar 9 
at Cleveland, Ohio. 

5 James Edward 9 

6 Evelyn L. 9 
Unmarried. 

7 Ethel H. 9 
Mary at Adrian, Mich. 

James Edward 9 will be considered later 



d. Nov. 7, 1939 
Not married. 



b. Nov. 26, 1877 
b. Dec. 22, 1880 

b. June 16, 1884 



d. Mar. 5, 1928 at N.Y. City. Buried 

d. Sept. 18, 1904. She was a teacher: 
Unmarried. Resides with sister 



Not in C.G. Edward McMaster 8 Curtiss, brother of George Henry 8 Curtiss, b. Sept. 3, 1838, d. 
1874 Adrian, Mich., m. Phebe J. Hoxsie. Both buried Oakwood Cemetery, Adrian, Mich, 
with the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy R.R. A Civil War veteran. Children: 

1 Edward 9 b. d.y. 

2 Fred Deece 9 b. 

3 Claire Barton 9 b. 

Fred Deece 9 will be considered later. 



Sept. 8, 
He was 



d. 1946 Traverse City, Mich. Unm. 



Not in C.G. Eli 8 Curtiss (Levi, Eli, James, Joseph, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) 
m. Dec. 23, 1860 Mary Jane Beers b. 1839. He d. 1910. Children: 

1 Edward E. 9 b. June 20, 1868 

2 Arthur Herbert 9 b. June 12, 1872 
Edward E. 9 and Arthur Herbert 9 will be considered later. 



b. 



1831, 



C.G. 



P. 168 
b. 



Ashbel 8 Curtiss (Judson, Nehemiah, Joseph, Joseph, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) 
_ 1794. m. 1st Deborah Sniffin of Stratford, Conn, who d. Dec. 8, 1838 ae. 40. m. 2nd 
Nov. 18, 1840 Elizabeth A. Lewis of Derby, Conn, who d. Mar. 10, 1892 ae. 80. He d. May 14, 
1880 Stratford. He served in the War of 1812. His wife was dau. of Stephen Curtiss and Hannah 
(Wheeler) Lewis of Derby, Conn. Her sister Phebe m. Cornelius Agur 8 Curtiss (Agur, Agur, 
Joseph, Joseph, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth). Children: 



d. 



1866, m. Nov. 27, 1845 



Gilbert of Derby, Conn, 
b. 1823 



m. Feb. 11, 1874 Otis Beers of 



1 William 9 
Jeannette H 

2 Susanna 9 
Stratford, b. Nov. 22, 1822, 
Beers. He m. 2nd Mary _ 

Ashbel's will of Oct. 1, 1868 speaks of his son's widow Jennet H. Curtiss. 
Charles A. Curtiss and to Mary A. Curtiss. 

When the estate was settled in Apr. 19, 1892, Ashbel's granddaughter, Mary A. Minor, made 
application for settlement and a waiver was signed by Jennett H. Curtiss and Mary J. Minor. No 
mention of Charles A. Curtiss. 

C.G. P. 168 Roswell 8 Curtiss (Judson, Nehemiah, Joseph, Joseph, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. 



d. Sept. 15, 1900, son of Silas and Hannah (Judson) 
who d. Dec. 6, 1906. 

Also bequests to 



June 29, 


179 


9 Stratford, Conn. m. 


Hannah Pect 


:. She d. June 8, 1851 




1 


Lucy J. 9 
New York. 




2 


Albertina 9 




3 


Anna Augusta 9 
Lucy's widower John 




4 


Mary Elizabeth 9 




5 


Jane Rozilla 9 



Nov. 8, 1836 Sarah Peck b. 

He d. Oct. 18, 1880. Children: 



1815, dau. of Thaddeus and 



b. Nov. 12, 1837 



m. June 17, 1857 John V. Huiell of 



d. Mar. 15, 1874 
She m. Apr. 17, 1878 her sister' 
1887. 
d. Nov. 10, 1876 unm. 
m. Aug. 18, 1875 Samuel Edward 



C.G. 



b. Apr. 30, 1840 
b. July 13, 1843 
V. Huiell. She d. Oct. 8, 
b. June 28, 1845 
b. Jan. 11, 1848 
Seaman of Bay Ridge, L.I. 

P. 168-169 Judson 8 Curtiss, brother of Roswell 8 Curtiss, b. Oct. 2, 1806 Stratford, m. Mar. 24, 
1833 Martha Peck, sister of his brother Roswell's wife. She d. June 5, 1854. Children: 

1 Sarah Peck 9 b. Mar. 23, 1834 m. Mar. 31, 1879 Rev. Joseph Smith 

of Birmingham, England. 



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2 


Judson 9 


b. 


June 3, 1836 


3 


Rodney Valentine 9 


b. 


Sept. 22, 1837 


4 


Helen Frances 9 


b. 


Jan. 13, 1840 


5 


Hamilton Burton 9 


b. 


Aug. 4, 1842 


6 


Emily Jane 9 


b. 


Sept. 11, 1845 


7 


Theresa Ann 9 


b. 


May 6, 1848 



d. 
d. 


Aug. 11, 1917 unm 
Sept. 26, 1841 


d. 
d. 

d. 
d. 


Oct. 6, 1846 
Sept. 14, 1853 
July 19, 1884 
Mar. 26, 1877 



d. June 13, 1836 



d. June 17, 1875 unm. 
Rodney Valentine 9 , Hamilton Burton 9 will be considered later. 

P. 169 Agur 8 Curtiss (Judson, Nehemiah, Joseph, Joseph, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Mar. 
14, 1811 Stratford, Conn. m. Apr. 5, 1837 Mary Olive Hard of Newtown, Conn. b. Mar 19 1808 
dau. of Joseph Russell and Polly (Brothwell) Hard. She d. Jan. 17, 1886. He d. June 2 1889 at 
New Haven, Conn. Children: 

1 Hannah Olive 9 b. Mar. 29, 1838 

2 Mary E. 9 b. Aug. 6, 1841 

3 Franklin A. 9 b. Aug. 28, 1842 

4 William W. 9 b. Feb. 6, 1846 

5 Harriet M. 9 b. Apr. 17, 1847 

6 Ella J. 9 b. Apr. 4, 1849 

7 David H. 9 b. Apr. 11, 1853 
Franklin A. 9 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 169-170 Enochs Curtiss, brother of Agur 8 Curtiss, b. Dec. 30, 1813 Stratford, Conn. m. June 
16, 1839 Susan Beers b. Aug. 23, 1815, dau. of Silas and Hannah Beers. She d. May 9, 1896. He 
d. May 20, 1876. Children: 

1 Melville Judson 9 b. Apr. 5, 1840 

2 Otis Beers 9 b. Feb. 2, 1843 

3 Irene 9 b. May 31, 1846 m. William Mortimer Thompson, 
b. Feb. 3, 1846, d. July 23, 1883, son of George and Lucy Ann 8 (Curtiss) Thompson 
(Freeman, Nehemiah, Joseph, Joseph, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth). She d. Jan. 9, 
1924 at Stratford. No children. 

4 Mary Isabel 9 b. Mar. 18, 1849 d. Nov. 18, 1914 unm. 
Melville Judson 9 and Otis Beers 9 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 170 Stiles 8 Curtiss (Freeman, Nehemiah, Joseph, Joseph, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. 
June 7, 1808 Stratford, Conn., m. Catherine Mumford Robertson, dau. of John and Catherine M. 
(Prentiss) Robertson. He d. May 4, 1876 in N.Y. City. She d. Oct. 7, 1893 Plainfield, N.J. 
Children: 

1838 N.Y. City 

1841 N.Y. City 

1845 N.Y. City, m. 1876 J. Augustus Rogers of 



1 


John Robertson 9 


b. 


2 


Albert Arthur 9 


b. 


3 


Mary Robertson 9 
Newburgh, N.Y. 


b. 


4 


Henrietta Swords 9 


b. 


5 


Ann G. 9 




6 


Thomas S. 9 




7 


Catherine C. 9 





1849 N.Y. City, m. 1884 Brion Foulke of N.Y. City 



The last three from the Prentiss Genealogy. 
No further record of this family. 

C.G. P. 170 Elbert F. 8 Curtiss (Freeman, Nehemiah, Joseph, Joseph, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) 
b. Apr. 30, 1819 Stratford, Conn., m. Sept. 26, 1840 Ann Jewett Gorham of Westport, Conn., b. 
1821, d. Apr. 8, 1893. He d. May 13, 1883 Bridgeport, Conn. Children: 

1 Margett 9 b. May 2, 1842 d. May 29, 1842 

2 Wm. Douglas 9 b. Oct. 15, 1857 d. Oct. 6, 1859 

3 Freeman G. 9 b. Oct. 4, 1860 He was alive in 1893 in his mother's 
will. No further record. 

C.G. P. 170 William Lewis 8 Curtiss, brother of Elbert F. 8 Curtiss, b. June 22, 1821 Stratford, Conn., 
m. Oct. 22, 1844 Jane Mills Lewis b. May 27, 1823, dau. of Abraham Curtiss and Juliana (Judson) 
Lewis. She d. Jan. 4, 1858. Her brother Abraham Curtiss Lewis, Jr. m. Maria 9 Curtiss 
(Samuel Clarke, Levi, Ephraim, Stiles, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth). He d. Corning, 
N.Y. June 15, 1849. She m. 2nd Dwight Atwater by whom she had two children. Children: 

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1 Franklin Thompson 9 b. July 12, 1846 Burdett, N.Y. No record. 

2 William Lewis 9 b. Mar. 21, 1848 Corning, N.Y. He was in oil business in 
Bradford, Pa. He m. very late in life after 1912 and had no children. 

C.G. P. 171 Freeman L. 8 Curtiss, brother of Elbert F. 8 Curtiss, b. Jan. 9, 1828, m. Oct. 2, 1856 
Georgiana Howard, b. Jan. 10, 1834 on the Isle of Wight, dau. of William and Elizabeth (Allen) 
Howard. She d. Sept. 19, 1913. He d. Aug. 3, 1896. Children: 

1 Howard Junior 9 b. June 29, 1857 Stratford, Conn. 

2 Alice Elmina 9 b. Feb. 14, 1860, d. Nov. 4, 1935 unm. 

3 Lee LeCount 9 b. Nov. 14, 1865 d. Feb. 1933 unm. 

4 Emma Louise 9 b. Oct. 3, 1868 m. June 10, 1891 Elmer H. Havens 
of Bridgeport. They had: 

(1) Helen Curtiss Havens m. Howard L. Stone 

(2) Mabel Havens m. Garner Birdseye 

(3) Eleanor Havens m. Geo. Brown 

(4) Elizabeth Havens m. H. L. Morehouse 

(5) Emma Louise Havens m. Dwight Priest 
Howard Junior 9 will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. James Henry 8 Curtiss (Abel, Joseph, Joseph, Joseph, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Jul) 
9, 1814 Ballston, Saratoga Co., N.Y. m. Feb. 16, 1837 at Eaton, Madison Co., N.Y. Susan Martin 
b. July 11, 1816 dau. of Eluna and Persis (Paine) Martin. They resided at Peterboro, N.Y., Spen- 
cerport, N.Y. and Perrington, Monroe Co., N.Y. He d. Feb. 27, 1892. Children: 

1 George Martin 9 b. Jan. 25, 1838 Peterboro, N.Y. 

2 Adaline Topliff 9 b. Sept. 16, 1840 m. Dec. 14, 1859 Hezekiah Ranney 
Dewey, son of Joseph and Maria (Ranney) Dewey of Grand Blanc, Genesee Co., Mich. ! 
She d. Apr. 9, 1863 at Union, Iowa, reported in Moore's "Rural New Yorker" of Apr. 
25, 1863. 

3 Mary Harriet 9 b. Jan. 25, 1844 m. Thomas D. Dewey, brother of her 
sister's husband. They removed from Gates, N.Y. to Marshall, Iowa. 

4 Seymour Henry 9 b. Dec. 30, 1851 
George Martin 9 and Seymour Henry 9 will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. Joseph 8 Curtiss (Abel, Joseph, Joseph, Joseph, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. May 27, 
1817 Columbia Co., N.Y., m. 1st Oct. 29, 1840 Elizabeth Gurney. He was a newspaper man. He 
first worked in the office of the Madison Co., N.Y. "Leader" at Morrisville, N.Y. He removed to 
Rochester, N.Y. where he became owner of the "Union and Advertiser." For a time he lived in 
Wisconsin where he started "The Daily Wisconsin," sold it and returned to Rochester and started 
the "Daily Union" with Isaac Butts under the name of Curtiss and Butts. Later they purchased the 
"Daily Advertiser" and formed a stock company with Joseph Curtiss as president. He was also 
president of the Monroe Co. Savings Bank. His wife d. Sept. 6, 1847 and he m. 2nd Oct. 5, 1848 
Mary B. Fish, she b. Feb. 26, 1826 and d. Aug. 9, 1873 and he m. 3rd Aug. 24, 1874 Charlotte E. 
Braithwaite b. 1841 who d. Aug. 30, 1912. He d. Sept. 14, 1883. Children by 1st wife: 

d. Sept. 18, 1842 



1 LydiaG. 9 


b. 


Aug. 


30, 1841 


2 Eugene Thompson 9 


b. 


Oct. 


25, 1844 


Children by 2nd wife: 








3 George B. 9 


b. 


Jan. 


7, 1851 


4 Mary Elizabeth 9 


b. 


Aug. 


7, 1853 


Norman A. Seymour 


b. 


Feb. 


14, 1849, 



d. Mar. 4, 1852 

d. July 11, 1911, m. Sept. 1, 1874 
d. Feb. 1914. They had: 

(1) Mary Frances Seymour b. June 13, 1875, m. Frank E. Van Dorn 

(2) Elizabeth K. Seymour b. Nov. 10, 1877, m. Chas. F. Braman 

(3) Charlotte Seymour b. Apr. 22, 1882, m. Dr. Barton F. Andrews 

5 Catherine Fish 9 b. Sept. 30, 1856 d. 1925, m. June 6, 1878 

Horace Brewster and had: 

(1) Mariette Brewster b. Nov. 8, 1880 who m. James C. Dryer 

6 Wendell Joseph 9 b. Apr. 22, 1863 

Eugene Thompson 9 and Wendell Joseph 9 will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. Zachariah 8 Curtiss (Joseph, Joseph, Joseph, Joseph, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Aug. 
7, 1800 at Madison, N.Y., d. Dec. 28, 1891, buried in his private cemetery on his farm at Unadilla, 

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Otsego Co., N.Y. He left Madison, N.Y. in 1824 and m. 1st at Unadilla, Dec. 19, 1829 Emeline 
Dickerman b. 1813, dau. of John and Thankful (Smith) Dickerman of Guilford, N.Y. She d. of 
cholera Sept. 12, 1848. He m. 2nd Feb. 7, 1850 Maria Westover b. July 30, 1813 at Chatham, 
Columbia Co., N.Y., dau. of Theophilus and Betsey Westover. She d. Nov. 6, 1896. Children by 
1st wife: 

1 Joseph Delos 9 b. Nov. 28, 1831 

2 Wm. Frederick 9 b. Nov. 16, 1836 m. May 1, 1862 Emily Peck. He d. 
July 26, 1868 at Sydney, N.Y. No children. 

3 Henry Walker 9 b. Feb. 6, 1839 

4 Frances Emogene 9 b. Aug. 7, 1842 d. Sept. 16, 1848 of cholera 

5 Emeline 9 b. Oct. 9, 1847 d. Sept. 9, 1848 of cholera 
Child by 2nd wife: 

6 Ira M. 9 b. Apr. 3, 1855 d. Oct. 23, 1936, m. Jan. 13, 1885 
Libbie Titus. They had a son. Record unknown. 

Joseph Delos 9 and Henry Walker 9 will be considered later. 

*fot in C.G. Ira 8 Curtiss (Joseph, Joseph, Joseph, Joseph, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Apr. 25, 

1802 Madison, N.Y., m. Jan. 18, 1826, Nancy Meyers at Herkimer, N.Y. They removed to Madison, 
Wis. where she d. Apr. 7, 1900 and he on Dec. 17, 1892. Children: 

1 Francis 9 b. m. Carpenter 

2 Joseph 9 b. m Had two sons. 

No further record. 

tfot in C.G. William Joseph 8 Curtiss (Joseph, Joseph, Joseph, Joseph, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) 
b. Feb. 16, 1804 Madison, N.Y. m. May 14, 1830 at Peterboro, N.Y. Phebe E. 6 Bartlett, sister of 
his sister Mary Ann's husband Abraham 6 Bartlett. She b. Feb. 14, 1806, d. Oct. 6, 1888 Pompey, 
Onondaga Co., N.Y. He d. there Oct. 2, 1885. He ran the Old Stone Store at Pompey Hill. 
Children: 

1 William O. 9 b. 1837 d. 1905. No other record. 

2 Leverett B. 9 b. m. Cora J. Hayden, dau. of Willard 

and Almira (Hanchett) Hayden. In 1870 removed to Iowa. 

3 Phebe 9 b. Feb. 5, 1846 m. July 22, 1875 Horace Hayden 
b. Feb. 25, 1850. She d. Sept. 17, 1909 at Syracuse, N.Y. Children: 

(1) Duane Hayden of Syracuse, N.Y. 

(2) Wm. Hayden of Fabius, N.Y. d. 1906 

(3) Leverett Hayden d. LaMoile, Iowa 

(4) Edward Hayden 1883-1905 Pompey Cemetery 

(5) Bertha Hayden 

(6) Jennie Hayden 

(7) Mary Hayden 

(8) Florence Hayden 

Not in C.G. Lewis Walker 8 Curtiss, brother of Wm. Joseph 8 Curtiss, b. Feb. 4, 1806 Madison, N.Y. 
d. Jan. 29, 1899 at Norwich, N.Y., m. 1st Oct. 6, 1831 Caroline Jackson, b. 1810, d. Nov. 18, 
1867. m. 2nd Annie M. who d. Apr. 21, 1869. Children: 

1 Carrie 9 b. 1840 d. 1919, m. Sept. 11, 1871 

Ransom Truesdell of Rockdale, N.Y. He d. 1915. No children. 

2 Lewis Walker 9 b. 1846, m. 1863 Julia A. Dickenson 

who d. May 11, 1918. They had a dau. Carrie 10 b. 1871, m. Phelps. 

Resided in Norwich, N.Y. 

Not in C.G. William Burr 8 Curtiss (Wm. Thompson, Joseph, Joseph, Joseph, Joseph, John, Widow 

Elizabeth) b. Apr. 23, 1817 Madison, N.Y. Removed to Howell, Mich, with his parents where he 
m. June 13, 1837 Roba E. Perrin. Children: 

1 Dwight T. 9 b. 

2 Eugenie C. 9 b. m. at Genoa, Mich. Wm. Wallace 
Carpenter. They had a dau. 
(1) Metta A. Carpenter. 

3 Permelia A. 9 b. m. at Howell, Mich. Jerard Ligman. 

They had a dau. 
(1) Metta Ligman 

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Dwight T. 9 will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. Abel 8 Curtiss (Eli, Joseph, Joseph, Joseph, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Nov. 22, 1807 
Madison, N.Y. In early life he ran a store with his uncle Wm. Thompson 7 Curtiss until 1835, then 
with Marsden Kershaw. In later life he was a farmer. He m. 1st May 9, 1835 Mary Kershaw 
b. Mar. 17, 1817, d. Mar. 14, 1863, last child of Thomas and Mary (Paddleford) Kershaw. He m. 
2nd Jerusha Lawson who d. May 12, 1870. He m. 3rd Maria Perkins. Children: 

1 Sarah Jane 9 b. Apr. 21, 1837 m. 1st Riley Tyler, son of Noah and 
Sarah (Eaton) Tyler who d. July 25, 1866 ae. 29. She m. 2nd Feb. 28, 1868 Aaron 
McCracken Woodhull. Aaron McCracken Woodhull was eldest son of Stephen Woodhull, 
Jr., and his 2nd w. Experience McCracken, b. Oct. 1, 1837, graduate of Hamilton 
College, a Civil War veteran. They lived in Madison until 1872 when they removed 
to Foristell, St. Charles Co., Mo., where he was in the dairy business. Children: 

(1) Florence Woodhull b. Mar. 1, 1869, m. James M. Rogers 

(2) Georgia Woodhull b. Aug. 9, 1871, m. Fletcher W. Blackwell 

(3) Stephen Curtiss Woodhull b. Oct. 16, 1874 of Philadelphia, Pa. 

2 Mary 9 b. 1839 m. Truman Cole, son of Jarvis Cole. 

They had: 

(1) Minnie Cole who m. Todd. 

(2) Clarence Cole m. May 8 Curtis (Jay DeVere, Baxter, Edward, Capt. Edward, 
Moses, Theophilus, Henry of Boston, Mass. and wife Jane). 

3 George W. 9 b. 1845 d. 1853 

Not in C.G. Oliver 8 Curtiss, brother of Abel 8 Curtiss, b. Jan. 19, 1810 Madison, N.Y. a farmer, m. Jan 
28, 1836 Minerva Fairchild who d. Apr. 21, 1903 ae. 89. He d. May 19, 1873. Their only child 
was: 

1 Elmer D. 9 who d. Dec. 10, 1862 ae. 18-4-0 

Not in C.G. Edward 8 Curtiss (Eli, Joseph, Joseph, Joseph, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. July 17, 

1825 Madison, N.Y. m. 1845 Lura Dudley b. June 21, 1824 Augusta, Oneida Co., N.Y. 

She came from Hartford, Conn, and d. Oct. 24, 1893. She was dau. of Ira and Laura (Hurd) Dudley, 
His death not of record. He was a teacher in the public schools. He established in 1880 the 
Marion, N.Y. "Enterprise" with his son Rollo 9 who sold the Jordan, N.Y. "Intelligencer" in 1880. 
Children: 

1 Genevieve 9 b. 1849 d. Aug. 18, 1889, m. Dec. 31, 1874 

Prof. Chas. E. Allen b. 1848. 

2 Evangeline 9 b. 1854 m. Chas. F. Radder. Resided in 

Marion, N.Y. They had two sons, one a dentist in Newark, N.Y. 

3 Rollo W. 9 b. 1857 d. 1930, m. Feb. 11, 1885 

Alice Platner of Savannah, N.Y. No children. 

Not in C.G. George 8 Curtiss (Victory, Joseph, Joseph, Joseph, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. July 

7, 1812 Madison, N.Y. He m. 1836 in Madison, N.Y. Amanda Gaston b. Feb. 20, 1816, 

d. Mar. 19, 1873. He kept a hotel in Howell, Mich, where he d. Oct. 4, 1848. Children: 

1 Martha Matilda 9 b. July 3, 1838 Howell, Mich. She d. Jan. 15, 1900. For an 
unknown reason she returned to Onondaga Co., N.Y. where she m. in Episcopal 
Church at Manlius, N.Y. Mar. 19, 1857 Thomas Devillo Kershaw b. Jan. 14, 1834, 
son of Thomas and Abigail Finette (Sears) Kershaw. He strangled on his false teeth 
Oct. 20, 1857. They had no children. She m. 2nd Dec. 27, 1864 Hiram Boyd, son of 
Justus Boyd b. July 4, 1828, d. Sept. 1, 1905. They had: 

(1) Bertram Kershaw Boyd b. Dec. 29, 1867 

(21 Katie Belle Boyd b. Aug. 14, 1874, m. Edwin Lawrence of Lansing, Mich. 

2 Elliott D. 9 b. June 7, 1840 d. Feb. 23, 1848 

3 Elmer George 9 • b. June 17, 1846 He will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. Benjamin 8 Curtiss (Victory, Joseph, Joseph, Joseph, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Aug 
21, 1816 Madison, N.Y., m. June 14, 1838 Livingston Co. Mich., Mary A. Bush b. Feb. 26, 1816 

b. Danby, Tompkins Co., N.Y., dau. of John and Hannah (Dykeman) Bush. She d. 1900. He 

d. 1874. Children: 



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1 Justma 9 b. Apr. 18, 1839 m. Dec. 14, 1855 at Brighton, Mich. 
Enos Sowles. She d. July 1, 1921 at Howell, Mich. They had: 

(1) Mary Justina Sowles b. Aug. 29, 1856 

(2) George Sowles b. Dec. 29, 1858 d. Nov. 15, 1887 

(3) Rose Sowles b. July 29, 1867 m. Samuel Yerkes 

2 Armintha 9 b. Dec. 12, 1840 d. Feb. 3, 1921 at Belding, Mich, 
m. 1st Aug. 1, 1859 Augustus Weller and had: 
(1) Eva Weller who m. George French 
Armintha 9 m. 2nd Charles Hopkins and had: 

(1) Charlotte Hopkins b. Aug. 21, 1869 d. Feb. 29, 1934 

(2) Permelia Hopkins b. July 27, 1871 

3 Permelia 9 b. Aug. 24, 1842 m. at Fowlerville, Mich. Oct. 29, 1859 
Parmenio Adams. She d. May 1, 1863. They had a dau. 
(1) Carrie Adams b. Mar. 16, 1861 m. 1st Newton Parsons, m. 2nd Marion McCabe 

4 John V. 9 - b. Aug. 15, 1844 d. Mar. 17, 1846 

5 Ruel 9 b. Sept. 26, 1849 

6 Frank H. 9 b. Aug. 7, 1852 
Ruel 9 and Frank H. 9 will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. Alonzo 8 Curtiss (Victory, Joseph, Joseph, Joseph, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Nov. 

23, 1825 Madison, N.Y., m. Jan. 17, 1850 Isabella Bogue b. 1833 of Owosso, Mich. He d. 

May 25, 1907. He was a veteran of the Civil War. Children: 

1 Harriet A. 9 b. d. unm. 

2 Charles 9 b. ^^ZZI d - unm - 

3 Julia 9 b. m. Frank Burrelle. They had: 

(1) Marian Burrelle d.y. 

(2) Hazel Burrelle 

(3^ Douglas Curtiss Burrelle 

4 George 9 b. Dec. 11, 1867 m. Edith Cady. Resided Portland, 
Ore. No children. 

Not in C.G. Loyal A. 8 Curtiss, brother of Alonzo 8 Curtiss, b. May 15, 1829, m. May Clark. Only chil- 
dren of record are: 

1 Blanche 9 who m. Wm. Brownell 

2 Nellie 9 b. 

Not in C.G. Alfred 8 Curtiss, brother of Alonzo 8 Curtiss, b. May 12, 1833, d. May 7, 1915, m. 1st Nov. 
8, 1858 Mary Jane Hunt. m. 2nd Nov. 16, 1879 Alice Ewell. m. 3rd Aug. 15, 1886 Anna Caldwell. 
He lived in Saginaw, Mich. No record of children. 

C.G. P. 123 Silas 8 Curtiss (Nathan, Silas, Joseph, Joseph, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Aug. 17, 
1795 Stratford, Conn. m. Sept. 10, 1828 Maria 8 Curtiss (Job, Andrew, Henry, Ephraim, Joseph, 
John, Widow Elizabeth). She d.'Nov. 28, 1883. He d. Jan. 15, 1837. Only child: 

1 Mary Maria 9 b. Sept. 15, 1831 m. Feb. 22, 1849 Seymour Wells, 

b. Oct. 2, 1829. She d. July 29, 1904. He d. June 15, 1918. They had: 

(1) Ida Maria Wells b. July 14, 1850 

(2) Madelyn Wells b. May 23, 1852 

(3) Charles Wilmot Wells b. Apr. 6, 1854 

(4) Carrie May Wells b. Sept. 16, 1856, d. Jan. 21, 1860 

(5) Frederick Thomas Wells b. Feb. 28, 1858 

(6) Ellen Patterson Wells b. Jan. 31, 1862 d. July 15, 1889 

(7) John L. Wells b. July 12, 1869 d. Dec. 3, 1890 

(8) Seymour Wells, Jr. b. July 11, 1872 

C.G. P. 171 Ira 8 Curtiss, brother of Silas 8 Curtiss, b. Feb. 14, 1799, d. Apr. 17, 1827 ae. 28, m. 
Children: 

1 Ira L. Nathan 9 b. May 22, 1825 d. Jan. 10, 1899 

2 Jane Augusta 9 b. Living 1843 in her grandmother Sally's will. 

C.G. P. 171 Joseph 8 Curtiss (Nathan, Silas, Joseph, Joseph, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. July 13, 
1802 Stratford, Conn. m. Oct. 18, 1825 Helen Birdseye Peck, b. Feb. 23, 1805, d. Dec. 14, 1896. 

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He d. Apr. 16, 1859 Stratford, Conn. Children: 

1 Julius Augustus 9 b. Aug. 13, 1827 

2 John Peck 9 b. Jan. 15, 1830 

3 Sylvester 9 b. May 5, 1835 d. July 2, 1846 

4 Hannah Caroline 9 b. May 20, 1838 d. Apr. 1900, unm. 

5 Ira Seymour 9 b. May 13, 1843 d. Mar. 12, 1846 

6 Julia Anna 9 b. Mar. 12, 1845 d. Nov. 23, 1899, m. July 21, 1874 
Henry Warner Steele b. Nov. 17, 1844 in New Lebanon, N.Y., son of Ebenezer 
Warner and Laura (Carpenter) Steele. He d. Apr. 6, 1916 at Milford, Conn. They had: 

(1) Jennie Hull Steele b. Aug. 18, 1876 

(2) Bertha Helen Steele b. Apr. 17, 1878, m. Theodore Keller 
Julius Augustus 9 and John Peck 9 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 171 Lewis 8 Curtiss (Joel, Silas, Joseph, Joseph, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. 1814, 

m. Apr. 4, 1834 Ann 8 Curtiss (Judson, Nehemiah, Joseph, Joseph, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth). 
She d. Feb. 28, 1846. He was a famous cabinetmaker. Children: 

1 Louise 9 b. May 2, 1835 d. May 23, 1911, m. June 9, 1858 
I. Mix Gilbert of Derby Conn. No children. 

2 Lewis Francis 9 b. 1838 d. Sept. 13, 1861, m. June 25, 1860 

Eliza McBride of Albany, N.Y. Their only child was a dau. b. Mar. 28, 1861 of 
whom no record. 

3 Fanny 9 b. Aug. 15, 1841 m. Nov. 30, 1882, Job Peck, son of 
Job and Mary Ann (Lewis) Peck. He d. Mar. 6, 1888 Stratford, Conn. No children. 

C.G. P. 172 Victory 8 Curtiss (Agur, Agur, Joseph, Joseph, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Feb. 28, 
1806 Stratford, Conn., m. Susan J. Miles, dau. of Capt. Miles. She d. Jan. 31, 1871 ae. 63. He 
d. Nov. 20, 1891 Bridgeport, Conn. Children: 

1 Josiah Miles 9 b. June 7, 1828 No record. 

2 Susan Jeannette 9 b. Jan. 16, 1830 d. Mar. 20, 1910, m. Philo Beach 

of Trumbull, Conn, on Jan. 1, 1848, son of Francis and Mary (Edwards) Beach. He d. 
before 1891. 

3 Elliott Miles 9 b. Oct. 13, 1831 

4 Louisa 9 b. Mar. 15, 1834 d. Dec. 27, 1899, m. Mar. 22, 1853 
David Wm. Clarke, Jr. of Tideoute, Pa. He b. Feb. 3, 1829, d. Apr. 18, 1889. He 
was in the lumber and oil production business. They had: 

(1) David Wm. Clarke b. May 9, 1854, m. Clara Porterfield 

(2) Franklin Curtiss Clarke b. Mar. 13, 1856, m. Elizabeth Birdseye 

(3) Howard Marcus Clarke b. Aug. 5, 1858, m. Amni Brown 

(4) Harriet Beach Clarke b. Aug. 10, 1860, m. Louis Porterfield 

(5) Clara Louise Clarke b. July 4, 1863, m. William J. Elder 

(6) Maria Elizabeth Clarke b. Dec. 5, 1865, m. Adam Reichert 

(7) Susan Ann Clarke b. Sept. 21, 1868, m. Willard Porterfield 

(8) Julia McClintock Clarke b. July 4, 1871, m. F. Leon Antes 

(9) Ellen Eunice Clarke b. Oct. 10, 1873, m. Glenn F. Bowman 

(10) Henry Elliott Clarke b. Dec. 28, 1875, m. Isabel T. Bucklin 

(11) Florence Rosalind Clarke b. Apr. 26, 1878, m. Wm. O. Fuellhart 

m. Henry B. Glover of Dubuque, Iowa 



5 


Cornelius 9 


b. 


Feb. 


5, 


1837 


6 


Sarah E. 9 


b. 


Apr. 


16, 


1839 


7 


Frederick 9 


b. 


Aug. 


26, 


1841 


8 


John Calvin 9 


b. 


Apr. 


17, 


1845 


9 


Victory Birdseye 9 


b. 


Dec. 


25, 


1848 



Elliott Miles 9 , Cornelius 9 , Frederick 9 , John Calvin 9 and Victory Birdseye 9 will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 172-173 Cornelius Agur 8 Curtiss (Agur, Agur, Joseph, Joseph, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) 
b. June 28, 1808 Stratford, Conn. He m. 1st Sept. 23, 1833 Phebe Lewis b. 1811 dau. of Stephen 
Curtiss and Hannah (Wheeler) Lewis. She d. May 15, 1866 ae. 55. He m. 2nd in 1869 Sarah Jane 
Wentworth of Winsted, Conn. He d. Feb. 21, 1883 Derby, Conn. Children: 

1 Catherine Lewis 9 b. July 27, 1834 She m. Dec. 8, 1859 as his 2nd w. 

George Shepard 8 Curtiss (Alvin, Daniel Mitchell, Mitchell, Zachariah, Zachariah, 
Wm. Widow Elizabeth). Her will of 1889 mentions her two sisters but no children. 

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2 Augustus Beers 9 b. Apr. 18, 1836 

3 Elizabeth Ann 9 b. Aug. 10, 1838 d. July 8, 1891, m. Nov. 4, 1857 
Samuel Hitchcock Brush b. Aug. 10, 1834 d. Sept. 26, 1876 son of John E. and 
Polly 7 (Curtiss) Brush (Stiles, Elnathan, Ephraim, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth). 

4 Mary Jerusha 9 b. Mar. 29, 1841 m. Oct. 26, 1859 Abijah Gilbert of 
Derby, Conn. b. there 1837 son of Isaac and Elizabeth (Hyatt) Gilbert. 

5 Cornelius Agur 9 b. May 29, 1844 d.y. 

6 Norris Beach 9 b. Sept. 27, 1847 m. Phebe Woodruff of New Haven, 
Conn. dau. of John and Rebecca O. (Hoadley) Woodruff. No children. 

Augustus Beers 9 will be considered later. 

.G. P. 173 Alfred 8 Curtiss (Agur, Agur, Joseph, Joseph, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Jan. 22, 
1822 Stratford, Conn. m. 1st May 2, 1844 Sarah A. Wheeler of Stratford. She b. May 24, 1827, 
d. June 16, 1853. He m. 2nd Oct. 5, 1858 Althea J. Stratton b. Oct. 23, 1838 d. Jan. 17, 1881, 
dau. of Marcus and Sophia 8 (Curtiss) Stratton. (Ezekiel, Agur, Joseph, Joseph, Joseph, John, 
Widow Elizabeth). Children by 1st wife: 

1 Norris H. 9 b. Oct. 9, 1844 d. June 10, 1845 

2 Charles 9 b. Apr. 11, 1847 d. Feb. 26, 1848 
Children by 2nd wife: 

3 Alice Louise 9 b. June 29, 1870 m. June 23, 1890 Charles Silliman, 
son of Eugene Robert and (Gray) Silliman. 

4 Helen Birdseye 9 b. Mar. 6, 1878 Stratford, Conn, m. Stanley Gale Beach, son 
of Frederick and Margaret (Gilbert) Beach. He had a dau. by Mrs. Charlotte Watson 
(see New York Times of Jan. 26, 1926) ending in divorce from his wife on June 1, 
1927. 

.G. P. 173 Norris Newton 8 Curtiss, brother of Alfred 8 Curtiss, b. Sept. 2, 1824 Stratford, Conn. In 
1841 he removed to Georgia where he d. at Columbus, Ga. Dec. 7, 1901. He was in the boots, 
shoes and leather business with his sister Sarah's husband Elbert Wells under the firm name of 
Wells and Curtiss. He m. 1st at Durham, Conn. Sept. 1856 Sarah Beecher, dau. of B. B. Beecher. 

She d. there May 12, 1876. He m. 2nd at Elfanta, Ala. Aug. 1878 Martha V. Melbourne. 

Children: 

1 Lizzie 9 b. Aug. 2, 1859 d. May 1, 1882, unm. 

2 Walter Wells 9 b. July 30, 1864 d. July 27, 1915, unm. 

3 Alice M. 9 b. unm. in 1919 

Not in C.G. Philo 8 Curtiss (Abijah, Judson, Judson, Nathan, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Apr. 3, 
1800, Stratford, Conn. He was taken by his father and step-mother to Perington, Monroe Co., N.Y. 
where he m. Jan. 6, 1824 Sally Wilson, b. July 25, 1804, dau. of Daniel and Esther (Newman) 
Wilson of Penfield, N.Y. They lived at Otto, Cattaraugus Co., N.Y. 1832-1866 and at Albion, N.Y. 
after 1866. Children: 

1 Sally Ann 9 b. Sept. 5, 1825 d. Sept. 12, 1901, m. 1st c. 1847 
John Griswold Wheeler, m. 2nd c. 1855 Harvey Whalen b. Dec. 22, 1819. He d. 
May 5, 1896. Child by 1st m. 

(1) Mary Curtiss Wheeler b. Mar. 9, 1848 m. Myron R. Higbee 
Children by 2nd m. 

(2) Chas. Curtiss Whalen b. Apr. 1, 1856 d. June 16, 1920 

(3) Horace Wilson Whalen b. Apr. 16, 1858 d. Aug. 8, 1913 

(4) Howard Curtiss Whalen b. Mar. 23, 1860 d. Aug. 4, 1938 
All three never married. 

2 Mary 9 b. May 27, 1827 d. Feb. 3, 1899, m. Oct. 29, 1852 
John Hiscock of Amenia, N.Y. He b. July 25, 1824 Sturminster, Dorsetshire, Eng. 
d. July 9, 1868. Both buried at Amenia, N.Y. Children: 

(1) Sarah Frances Hiscock b. Aug. 24, 1853 d. July 20, 1945, m. Piatt B. Caulkins 

(2) Mary Ella Hiscock b. Nov. 8, 1857 d. Mar. 18, 1921 

(3) Elizabeth Hiscock b. Aug. 23, 1859 d. July 12, 1919 m. Rev. Charles Stedman 

3 Esther 9 b. May 4, 1829 d. Sept. 29, 1877, m. 1st Oct. 22, 
1851 John Spencer Crowell. m. 2nd Oct. 29, 1862 George A. Wilson, son of Leonard 
Wilson. Children by 1st m. 
(1) Scott F. Crowell b. July 21, 1852 m. Hattie Eggleston 

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(2) Seth E. Crowell b. May 2, 1854, m. Melissa Eggleston, d. June 5, 1945 

(3) Charles F. Crowell b. July 20, 1856 
Children by 2nd m. 

(4) Judson C. Wilson b. May 10, 1867 

(5) Daniel C. Wilson b. Mar. 21, 1871 

4 Daniel Wilson 9 b. Oct. 8, 1833. He removed to N.Y. City. No further record. 

5 Charles Finney 9 b. Sept. 9, 1837 

6 Judson 9 b. Aug. 15, 1840 

7 Horace Wilson 9 b. Aug. 3, 1846 d. Sept. 12, 1867 
Charles Finney 9 and Judson 9 will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. Nathan Judson 8 Curtiss (Judson, Judson, Judson, Nathan, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) 
b. Feb. 9, 1808 Monroe, Conn. He m. Feb. 26, 1835 Sylvia Edwards. Her will dated Nov. 3, 1877 
proved Mar. 21, 1879 mentions her oldest son Levi E. 9 Curtiss who had a dau. Minnie, her 2nd son 
Judson 9 Curtiss and her youngest son Frank H. 9 Curtiss. No further record. 

Not in C.G. George Hinman 8 Curtiss, brother of Nathan Judson 8 Curtiss, b. Nov. 3, 1811, m. Dec. 8, 
1842 Jane Wakeley. Her will dated Oct. 18, 1879 proved May 1884 leaves all to husband George, 
but his will dated Bridgeport Dec. 21, 1880 proved Oct. 24, 1881 mentions wife Jane and son 
Charles H. 9 Curtiss and son George D. 9 Curtiss. V.R. give a Charles H. Curtiss married Apr. 15, 
1885 Alice Beardsley, perhaps this Charles H. 9 Curtiss. V.R. give a George Curtiss married Jan. 
26, 1887 Mrs. Emma Stoddard perhaps this George D. 9 

Not in C.G. Charles William 8 Curtiss, brother of Nathan Judson 8 Curtiss, b. Oct. 5, 1813 m. Apr. 8, 
1851 Rebecca Sherman, dau. of George L. and Lydia 7 (Curtiss) Sherman (Timothy, Jonathan, 
Jonathan, Jonathan, Wm, Widow Elizabeth). They had: 

1 Mary E. 9 b. 1852 who m. Dec. 14, 1870 Miles B.Burr, b. Dec. 16, 

1845 son of Benjamin and Ruana (Hubbell) Burr. 

2 Rebecca S. 9 who m. Oct. 13, 1886 Edward Gray Beardsley, son of Edward M. and 
Elizabeth A. (Gray) Beardsley. Rebecca S. 9 was b. Feb. 8, 1855. No further record. 

Not in C.G. Lewis Freeman 8 Curtiss (Samuel Shelton, Nathan, Abel, Nathan, Joseph, John, Widow Eliza- 
beth) b. Dec. 15, 1854, m. Nov. 17, 1874 Eva Francis. She b. Mar. 24, 1856, d. Feb. 3, 1934. 
He was killed on the New York Central R.R. where he was a conductor on June 24, 1880. 
Child: 

1 Lewis Francis 9 Curtiss b. May 2, 1878 He will be considered later. 



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Not in C.G. Freeman Howard 8 Curtiss (Charles Lewis, Nathan, Abel, Nathan, Joseph, John, Widow 
Elizabeth) b. Dec. 2, 1844 Sodus, N.Y. m. 1st Aug. 8, 1867 Mary Caroline Agar. She d. Sept. 
1871 New York City. m. 2nd Annie Cecelia Alexander Nov. 17, 1876 at Duquesne, Iowa. She 
b. Allegheny, Pa. Apr. 17, 1855 dau. of William Grey and Harriet (Walters) Alexander. She d. 
New York City Feb. 13, 1913. He d. Hastings-on-Hudson, N.Y. Nov. 3, 1923. Buried at Elizabeth, 
N.J. beside his 1st w. He was educated at Phelps Academy, N.Y. a mining engineer in Wyoming 
and Alaska and late in life with the American Express Co. Children by 1st wife: 

1 Emily Cordelia 9 b. Dec. 2, 1868 at Mendota, 111., m. 1918 Hawley H. Ray 

at Leavenworth, Kan. No children. She d. May 24, 1949 at San Francisco, Calif. He 
d. 1950 at Oakland, Calif. 

2 Carrie 9 b. Dec. 26, 1870 d. Aug. 26, 1871 
Child by 2nd wife: 

3 Beatrice Cecelia 9 b. Jan. 26, 1878 at Almy, Wyoming, m. June 24, 1903 Clarenc 
Crombie Howard in New York City. He b. there June 8, 1873 d. at Cleveland, Ohio. 
Jan. 14, 1942, son of Charles Joseph and Mary (Crombie) Howard. They had: 

(1) Marion Cecelia Howard b. May 26, 1904 Yonkers, N.Y. 

(2) Phillips Curtiss Howard b. Sept. 22, 1906 Mt. Vernon, N.Y. d. 1908 

(3) Curtiss Howard b. Apr. 18, 1910 Mt. Vernon, N.Y. 

(4) Robert Carleton Howard b. Mar. 16, 1916 Yonkers, N.Y. 

Not in C.G. June T. 8 Curtiss (Lucius, Eleazer, Abel, Nathan, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Dec. 25 

1841, m. Feb. 1875 Laura Curtiss b. at Adrian, Mich., dau. of John Wesley 7 and 

Patience (TuckerTCurtiss (Eleazer etc.) He d. Jan. 23, 1880 Florence, Ohio and she m. 2nd A. B. 
Stewart by whom she had no children. She d. Sept. 1934. Children: 

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1 Lois b. Dec. 11, 1875 m. Apr. 5, 1899 George Blanden of 
Birmingham, Ohio, son of George M. and Alice (Bristol) Blanden. b. July 13 1867 
d. Feb. 22, 1945. They had: 

(1) June Curtiss Blanden b. Aug. 21, 1900 

(2) James Blanden b. Dec. 30, 1902 

2 Lloyd 9 b. Aug. 24, 1878 He will be considered later. 

ot in C.G. John Perry 8 Curtiss (John Wesley, Eleazer, Abel, Nathan, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Jan. 

12, 1846, m. 1st Phebe Peasley b. 1850, d. 1878, m. 2nd Mary Ward of 

W. Va. who d. 1918, dau. of John Ward of Willowby, Ohio. He d. 1934. He was a brick 

manufacturer at Collins, Ohio. Child by 1st wife: 

1 Bertie 9 b. Aug. 7, 1876 m. 1897 Ernest Milliman, son 

of John and Mariah (Hoak) Milliman. They had: 

(1) Russell Milliman b. June 27, 1904 

(2) Donald Milliman b. Sept. 5, 1907 
Children by 2nd wife: 

2 John Carlyle 9 b.c. 1900, m. Frances Rogers Cleveland. He 

was killed in motor car accident. They had a son George 10 Curtiss. 

3 Franklin 9 b. Killed in France in World War 2. 

No record of marriage. 

4 Pauline 9 m. Penfield. They had two 

children. 

'ot in C.G. Walter 8 Curtiss (John Wesley, Eleazer, Abel, Nathan, Joseph, John, Widow Elizabeth 

m. 1st Jessie . m. 2nd Blanche Kennedy. 

Children by 2nd wife: 

1 Clive 9 b. (Female?) Called "Billie," m. Reinhart. 

2 Laura 9 b. 

They both were teachers and resided in New Jersey. Their father died of pneumonia when Clive 
was three weeks old. 

■lot in C.G. and conjectural. James 8 Curtiss (David, James, probably Benjamin, David, Benjamin, John, 
Widow Elizabeth) b. May 25, 1813 Sherburne, N.Y. He removed in 1822 with his parents to 
Columbus, Warren Co., Pa. where he married Alzina Hills. In 1853 they went by covered wagon 
to Osage, Mitchell Co., Iowa with seven of their nine children. In 1859 they went by ox-team to 
Stanislaus Co. Calif. He d. at Watsonville, Calif. Apr. 24, 1903 ae. 90. His wife d. there Apr. 9, 
1892. 

James Curtiss m. Alzina Hills Feb. 9, 1835. She was b. Jan. 13, 1815, dau. of Eliab T. and 
Sally Hills. Their children were: 

1 Arlina 9 b. Jan. 17, 1836 m. Damon Ayres. She d. 

Ripon, Wis. leaving a dau. 

(1) Mrs. Edna L. Given of Elgin, 111. 

2 Delilah 9 b. Mar. 29, 1838 m. Cutler. Resided at 

Glendale, Calif. 

3 Oresta 9 b. Feb. 22, 1840 m. July 3, 1857 at Osage, Iowa, 
William H. Thornburg. He b. LaPorte Co., Ind. Dec. 9, 1833 son of Absolom 
Thornburg. He served in the Civil War. In 1870 he settled in Turlock, Calif, where 
he d. Nov. 9, 1908. They had: 

(1) Lamont Thornburg of Modesto, Calif. 

(2) Leroy Thornburg who d. in State of Washington 

(3) Elvene Thornburg of Sonoma, Calif. 

(4) William Thornburg of El Centro, Calif. 

4 David T. 9 b. Apr. 26, 1843, Columbus, Pa. He was killed by kick of a 
horse Nov. 4, 1912. He supplied horses for the San Francisco trade. He settled in 
Oakland, Calif, in 1886. He was one of the organizers of the Cattle Growers Assn. 
and a director of the Bank of Dinuba, Calif. He first engaged in gold mining in 
Calaveras Co., but in 1864 removed to Stanislaus Co. where he became a large land 
owner and cattle breeder, residing near Salida. He m. Oct. 19, 1869 Luella Holloway 
returning to Iowa to do so. He had no children. He was the town of Salida' s greatest 
benefactor. 

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5 Julius Eldor 9 b. m. Resided in Vancouver, 

Wash. His bride and his brother Charles' bride came with David T. 9 Curtiss and 
bride in 1869 from Iowa to Calif., but he and his brother Charles came via Isthmus 
of Panama in 1868 and were met by their father at Stockton, where a double wedding 
took place. 

6 Charles Seymour 9 b. Jan. 13, 1849 m. d. at Santa Ana, Calif. 

7 Letitia Allette 9 b. Nov. 13, 1851 d. in infancy in 1855 in Iowa 

8 James Lee 9 b. Feb. 6, 1853 Columbus, Pa. 

9 Rossey 9 b. Oct. 15, 1858 Osage, Mitchell Co., Iowa, d. 1875 

at Modesto, Calif. 

James Lee 9 will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. and conjectural. Seymour 8 Curtiss (David, James, probably Benjamin, David, Benjamin, 
John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Jan. 1, 1818 Sherburne, N.Y. He m. at Columbus, Warren Co., Pa. 

Martha Lucretia Pardee b. 1820, d. 1893. He d. Dec. 13, 1856 ae. 39. On June 1, 1857 

his widow, as guardian of his two children Virgil and Elvene, sold his land to Chauncey Marble. 
Children: 

1 Virgil G. 9 b. Mar. 31, 1842 

2 Elvene 9 b. d. Apr. 7, 1918. She m. Alfred 

Hard after 1872. 

3 Allene 9 b. 1850 d. in infancy 

Virgil G. 9 will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. and conjectural. Franklin 8 Curtiss (David, James, probably Benjamin, David, Benjamin, 
John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Aug. 19, 1820 Sherburne, N.Y. He went west and died in an accident. 
From his mother's will of 1872 it appears he may have had a son Franklin. No other record. 

Not in C.G. and conjectural. Lafayette 8 Curtiss, brother of Franklin 8 Curtiss, b. Columbus, Pa. Nov. 
17, 1824. He d. Feb. 6, 1908. He m. 1st Feb. 26, 1848 Melissa Dewey b. Jan. 28, 1829. She d. 
Jan. 4, 1887. He m. 2nd Annie Crosby who survived him. She d. Mar. 6, 1912 ae. 68. Children: 

1 Alice Elvine 9 b. 1850 d. 1938, m. Oct. 5, 1870 

Cecil Walker b. 1848 d. 1915. They had: 

(1) Roy Curtiss Walker b. Apr. 8, 1874, d. Aug. 24, 1932. No children. 

(2) Mary Melissa Walker b. 1887, m. David E. Amidon. 

(3) Neva Eloine Walker b. 1889, m. Carl D. Mead 

2 Emmett Dewey 9 b. _ _ 1852 

3 Sybil Marilda 9 b. 1855 d. 1925, m. William Dodd and 

had: 

(1) Allene Dodd who m. Vinton Doolittle 
(2^ Luella Dodd who m. William Rowe 
(3) Laura Dodd 

m. Elmer Bush and 



4 Ina Delilah 9 


b. 


1858 


d. 1950 


had: 








(1) Emmett Bush 








(2) Elbert Bush 








5 Fayette David 9 


b. 


1860 


d. 1945 


6 Albert John 9 


b. 


1864 


d. 1938 


Emmett Dewey 9 , Fayette David 9 and Albert John 9 will be considered later. 



Not in C.G. and conjectural. Alfred David 8 Curtiss (David, James, probably Benjamin, David, Benjamin, 

John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Feb. 8, 1831 Columbus, Pa. Living 1872. He m. Harriet A. 

. Sold land in 1854 to Daniel Day. They had a dau. 

1 Viett D. 9 Curtiss who d. Feb. 27, 1853 ae. 1-10-20 

Not in C.G. John H. 8 Curtiss (David, David, Samuel, David, Benjamin, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Aug. 

30, 1824 at Perinton, Monroe Co., N.Y. m. 1875 Ann Davis. He d. Jan. 5, 1891 at Jackson, 

Mich. 

Not in C.G. Harvey T. 8 Curtiss, brother of John H. 8 Curtiss, b. Jan. 31, 1830 Perinton, Monroe Co., N.Y 
m. Lydia d. Nov. 13, 1875 Cedar, Mich. 



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lot in C.G. Chester B. 8 Curtiss, brother of John H. 8 Curtiss b. Aug. 7, 1834 Perinton, Monroe Co., N.Y. 



■Jot in C.G. Amos A. 8 Curtiss (David, David, Samuel, David, Benjamin, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Nov. 



m. 



1868 Cornelia Southwell, d. Sept. 1, 1896 Grass Lake, Mich. Children: 



Susan 9 
George 9 
Charles 9 
Edward 9 

? 

? 



17, 1836 at Perinton, Monroe Co. 
Lorinda Otis. Children: 

1 Charlotte ("Lottie' 
Lake. They had: 

(1) Lydia Cooper 

(2) Kate Cooper 

(3) Otis Cooper 

2 David O. 9 

3 William 9 



N.Y. d. July 17, 1923 Grass Lake, Mich. m. 



1863 



b. 



m. 



Stanley Cooper of Grass 



b. 
b. 



Apr. 11, 1866 



He will be considered later. 
He will be considered later. 



"Jot in C.G. Barnum 8 Curtiss (Lewis, Samuel, Samuel, David, Benjamin, John Widow Elizabeth) b. Jan. 
31, 1807 Huntington, Conn. He m. 1st Nov. 26, 1828 at Southbury, Conn. Lavinia Piatt b. Mar. 4, 
1802 dau. of Amos Piatt. She d. Nov. 1, 1850. He m. 2nd July 13, 1851 Eunice M. Morehouse, 
who d. Feb. 25, 1862. He m. 3rd Aug. 26, 1862 Martha L. Ailing, b. Feb. 29, 1828 dau. of Gilead 
and Mary (Smith) Ailing, who d. Dec. 10, 1883. He m. 4th July 26, 1885 Mary A. widow of Mr. 
Cowles, who survived him. He d. Stepney, Conn. Dec. 23, 1891. His will dated Nov. 16, 1885 

mentions wife Mary A., dau. Jennie L. w. of C.J. Willett, son Andrew J. . He was a miller 

at Southbury. Children by 1st wife: 

1 Ann Eliza 9 b. Jan. 5, 1832 m. Apr. 16, 1854 Chas. Washington 

Northrup. She d. Jan. 23, 1864. He b. W. Winfield, N.Y. Dec. 9, 1833. He m. 2nd 

Potter and d. Nov. 23, 1874. 

b. July 25, 1844 



2 Andrew Barnum 9 
Child by 3rd wife: 

3 Jennie L. 9 b. Apr. 21, 1865 
He d. in Danbury, Conn. 

Andrew Barnum 9 will be considered later. 



m. Mar. 13, 1887 Clarence J. Willett 



Not in C.G. Edward Osman 8 Curtiss (James, Nathan, James, James, Benjamin, John, Widow Elizabeth) 
b. Feb. 3, 1797 m. 1818 Elizabeth Vosburg b. Sept. 2, 1795 dau. of John and Elizabeth (Richman) 
Vosburg of Moravia, N.Y. She is buried at South Bend, Nebraska. He d. in 1888 or 1889. He ran 
a chair factory at Locke, Cayuga Co., N.Y. Children: 



Abigail 9 b. 

City, Iowa. They had two sons: 

(1) Edward Babcock 

(2) Frank Babcock 

James 9 b. 

gold rush. He left a son Glenn 10 Curtiss. 



m. 



Babcock. Died in Mason 



He went to California in the 1849 



3 Eliza Ann 9 



b. 



1826 



m. 



Devine and their son : 



(1) Charles Devine had ten or eleven children 

Joseph A. 9 b. 

in infancy. 



He is in the 1850 census only. 



Probably d. 

5 William Henry 9 b. May 11, 1829 at Moravia, N.Y. 

6 David H. 9 b. July 10, 1832 at Moravia, N.Y. 
William Henry 9 and David H. 9 will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. James Augustus 8 Curtiss (James, Nathan, James, James, Benjamin, John, Widow Elizabeth) 
b. Apr. 14, 1804 Durham, Conn. d. Mar. 20, 1848, m. 1st Nov. 5, 1829 Mary Clarissa Parsons. 

b. Jan. 19,' 1805 d. June 22, 1842 ae. 38. He m. 2nd Lydia Rowley b. Dec. 26, 1 15 dau. 

of Charles Rowley of Smithville, Chenango Co., N.Y. and his wife Hannah Brewer. 
Locke, Cayuga Co., N.Y. a cabinetmaker. Children by 1st wife: 

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He lived at 



b. 


May 2, 1835 






b. 


Mar. 16, 1838 


d. 


Aug. 22, 1841 


b. 


Nov. 26, 1840 


d. 


Feb. 5, 1841 


b. 


June 24, 1842 


d. 


Mar. 13, 1845 



1 Nathan Parsons 9 b. Sept. 25, 1830 He m. at Waverly, N.Y. Anna B. Fitch 
and removed to California with his wife and daughter. 

2 Guernsey Augustus 9 

3 Henry Grew 9 

4 Elizabeth 9 

5 Mary Clarissa 9 
Children by 2nd wife: 

6 Mary Elizabeth 9 b. Feb. 19, 1845 m. Sept. 21, 1862 Milton Oscar Clark, 
son of John Grout and Emeline (Town) Clark. He d. Aug. 12, 1926. She d. Mar. 8, 
1933. They had: 

(1) James Guernsey Clark b. Mar. 3, 1865 

(2) E. Day Clark b. Nov. 18, 1870 an attorney of Binghamton, N.Y. 

7 Harriet Catherine Grew 9 b. July 11, 1847 d. Apr. 18, 1848 

Lydia Rowley, widow of James Augustus 8 Curtiss, m. 2nd Mar. 28, 1852 Elijah Eaton. She d. Jan. 

13, 1907. 

Guernsey Augustus 9 Curtiss will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 173 Talcott 8 Curtiss (Levi, Aaron, James, James, Benjamin, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. June 
17, 1795 at Granville, Mass. d. at Albany, N.Y. Aug. 26, 1878. m. Sept. 14, 1818 Mercy Johnson 
Squires b. Sept. 7, 1797 d. Mar. 5, 1871 at Westfield, Mass. Children: 

1 Abigail Bates 9 b. Sept. 2, 1820 m. Sept. 21, 1859 at Westfield, Mass. 
Asa Hutchins Case b. Enfield, Conn. June 11, 1798 son of Eliphalet and Vina (Hut- 
chins) Case. They resided in Sinclairville, Chautauqua Co., N.Y. where he d. Mar. 
23, 1863 and she m. 2nd Apr. 24, 1869 Stephen Spelman b. E. Granville, Mass. Sept.: 
27, 1805 son of Jesse and Anna (Root) Spelman. He d. Jan. 26, 1878. She d. Westfiel* 
Mass. Aug. 7, 1913. Her only child Abbie Jane Case b. Sept. 2, 1860 d. unm. 

2 Jane Eliza 9 b. Sept. 5, 1825 m. Nov. 29, 1855 at Granville, Mass. 
Lorenzo H. Richardson of Westfield, Mass. She d. Nov. 27, 1869. They had: 

(1) Henry Martin Richardson b. Nov. 1, 1856 m. Anna Palmer 

(2) Charles Curtiss Richardson b. Aug. 24, 1859 

3 Levi Johnson 9 b. Nov. 12, 1836 d. Oct. 10, 1861 

Not in C.G. Levi Guernsey 8 Curtiss, brother of Talcott 8 Curtiss, b. Granville, Mass. Dec. 18, 1803 

m. Helen Couch of N.Y. City. He d. Aug. 7, 1833 and she m. 2nd Stuart. Their 

only child was: 

1 Ellen Stebbins 9 b. 1833 who m. 1854 Daniel Willis James, b. Liverpool 

England Apr. 15, 1832 son of Daniel and Elizabeth W. (Phelps) James. He d. Bretton 
Woods N.H. Sept. 3, 1907. She d. in New York Apr. 28, 1916. He was a member of 
Phelps, Dodge and Co. and left a fortune of forty million dollars. 

C.G. P. 125 Aaron Lester 8 Curtiss (Levi, Aaron, James, James, Benjamin, John, Widow Elizabeth) 

b. May 6, 1809 Granville, Mass. m. at Norwich, Mass. Dec. 29, 1842 Louisa Permelia Winchell 
b. there Feb. 28, 1824, dau. of Grove and Laura (Doolittle) Winchell. He was a merchant in Gran- 
ville. He d. Wethersfield, Conn. June 26, 1872. She d. New Haven, Conn. June 15, 1900. 
Children: 

1 Ellen Louisa 9 b. July 10, 1846 d. June 27, 1864 E. Haven, Conn. 

2 Julius Dunham 9 b. July 3, 1847 d. Apr. 5, 1860 Wethersfield, Conn. 

3 Myron Winchell 9 b. Sept. 23, 1848 

4 Albert Lester 9 b. Sept. 23, 1851 

5 Kate Elizabeth 9 b. Nov. 19, 1853 m. Dec. 5, 1873 Charles Newell 
Brainard b. Mar. 8, 1842 son of Dianthemes and Sally M. (Dickinson) Brainard. He 
d. June 28, 1897 Wallingford, Conn, and she m. 2nd Nov. 14, 1900 at New Haven, 
Conn. Charles Edward Nichols b. 1852 son of Zachariah and Margaret (Welling 

d. Nov. 18, 1854 
d. Mar. 14, 1860 
d. Mar. 29, 1876 
d. Nov. 15, 1867 
d. Mar. 23, 1866 
d. Apr. 14, 1866 

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Nichols. She had no 


children. 






6 


Harriet Ashley 9 


b. Oct. 


28, 


1854 


7 


Edward Cooley 9 


b. Feb. 


5, 


1857 


8 


Charles Moyston 9 


b. Mar 


29 


, 1858 


9 


Jennie Goodrich 9 


b. Jan. 


20, 


1860 


10 


Henry Howard 9 


b. Mar 


16 


, 1862 


11 


Fanny Clark 9 


b. Apr. 


13, 


1865 



12 Clayton James 9 b. Jan. 22, 1868 

Myron Winchell 9 , Albert Lester 9 , Clayton James 9 will be considered later. 

ot in C.G. Marvin Miner 8 Curtiss (Luther, Aaron, James, James, Benjamin, John, Widow Elizabeth) 
bp. 1803 at West Bloomfield, N.Y. m.c. 1830 at Ashtabula, Ohio Cornelia Vance b. in 



:.G. 



:.g. 



Orange Co., N.Y. c. 1806. Children: 

1 William 9 b. 

2 Nathan 9 b. 

3 Rosanna E. 9 b. 

4 Mortimer Miner 9 

5 Amanda 9 
Keever at Davenport 

6 Stephen 9 
Sept. 29, 1866 at St. Andrews 



1831 Ashtabula, Ohio 
1834 Ashtabula, Ohio 
111. 1838, d. Davenport, Iowa 1917/18 unm. 



b. Spragueville, Jackson Co., Iowa, Dec. 1, 1842 
b. 1848 Scott Co., Iowa, d. 1918 



They had three children, 
b. 1851 Jackson Co. 

Iowa. 



Jackson Co 
Nathan 9 and Mortimer Miner 9 will be considered later. 



m. John 



Iowa, d. of small pox before 



G. P. 125 Elisha Mix 8 Curtiss (Nathan, Aaron, James, James, Benjamin, John, Widow Elizabeth) 
b. Apr. 7, 1810 Granville, Mass. m. Oct. 6, 1833 at New Haven, Conn. Jane Summers. He was a 
coach trimmer. Child: 

1 Mary Wadsworth 9 b. c. 1840. She d. unm. in New York in 1905. 

G. P. 125 Charles Wadsworth 8 Curtiss, brother of Elisha Mix 8 Curtiss, b. Dec. 30, 1811 Granville, 
Mass. m. Dec. 27, 1838 Mary Ann Goodwin b. Hartford, Conn. Jan. 28, 1814 dau. of Asa and 
Parthenia (Rogers) Goodwin. He was a silversmith in Hartford, Conn, where he d. Dec. 15, 1841. 
She d. Aug. 15, 1881. Children: 

1 Charles Wadsworth 9 b. Sept. 13, 1839 d. unm. May 11, 1883 

2 Georgiana 9 b. Aug. 26, 1841 m. James S. Fitch 

3 Josephine 9 her twin m. Henry Chapman 



P. 174 John 8 Curtiss (Samuel, Abijah, John, James, Benjamin, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. Nov. 21, 
1811 Durham, Conn. m. Jan. 23, 1834 Emily Sophia Lindsay of Medina, Ohio. He d. at Owatonna, 
Minn. July 6, 1893. He was educated at West Point Academy. Children: 

1 Benjamin Lindsay 9 b. Medina, Ohio Dec. 21, 1834 d. Aug. 7, 1844 

2 David B. 9 b. Medina, Ohio May 2, 1837 m. Mary A. Sanborn of Medford, 
Minn. July 16, 1867. No children. 

3 Thomas Jefferson Barnes 9 b. Medina, Ohio Nov. 19, 1838 

4 Hannah Lucretia 9 b. Medina, Ohio Oct. 10, 1840, m. Oct. 5, 1863 W. N. Abbott of 
Medford, Minn. Two daughters. 

(1) Gertrude Emily Abbott b. July 7, 1868 unmarried 

(2) Annette Lois Abbott b. July 26, 1875 d. Apr. 4, 1948 



5 Harriet Amanda 9 

6 Benjamin Lindsay 9 

7 Samuel 9 

8 Henry James 9 

9 John Francis 9 



b. Feb. 26, 1842 d. Apr. 13, 1851 

b. Geneseo, 111. Dec. 15, 1844. Resided in Chicago, 111. 

b. Geneseo, 111. May 18, 1847 

b. Geneseo, 111. Dec. 20, 1849 

b. Geneseo, 111. Jan. 7, 1854 



Thomas Jefferson Barnes 9 , Samuel 9 , Henry James 9 and John Francis 9 will be considered later. 

P. 174 Samuel Brooks 8 Curtiss (Samuel, Abijah, John, James, Benjamin, John, Widow Elizabeth) 
b. July 13, 1813 Durham, Conn. m. Apr. 26, 1836 Sarah M. Chapman of Medina, Ohio. She d. May 
7, 1889. He d. Oct. 2, 1896. He came to Ohio in 1828 with his parents. Children: 



Roswell Chapman 9 
Samuel Henry 9 
Emily Sophia 9 
Dealing of Medina 
John Stokes 9 
Mary Almira 9 
Frederick Henry 9 
Clara Samantha 9 
of Medina, Ohio. 
Edward Shurtleff 9 
Roswell Chapman 9 , John Stokes 9 



b. Apr. 19, 1837 Medina, Ohio 
b. Jan. 16, 1839 Medina, Ohio 
b. Nov. 30, 1840 Medina, Ohio 

b. July 15, 1843 Medina, Ohio 
b. Mar. 20, 1846 Medina, Ohio 
b. Dec. 15, 1849 Medina, Ohio 
b. Mar. 26, 1852 Medina, Ohio 



d. Sept. 12, 1845 
m. Jan. 1, 1868 Orville B. 



d. unm. 



m. Aug. 17, 1881 O.F. White 



b. Apr. 19, 1856 Medina, Ohio 
Frederick Henry 9 and Edward Shurtleff 9 will be considered later. 



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C.G. P. 126 James Francis 8 Curtiss (Samuel, Abijah, John, James, Benjamin, John, Widow Elizabeth) 
b. Feb. 24, 1829 Medina, O. m. Feb. 22, 1858 Nancy I. Kimball. Removed to Mantorville, Minn. 
Child: 

1 Walter 9 b. 

C.G. P. 175 Ichabod Francis 8 Curtiss (Samuel, Abijah, John, James, Benjamin, John, Widow Elizabeth) 
b. Apr. 1, 1834 Medina, Ohio m. Nov. 14, 1861 Martha Matilda Goss, dau. of John and Geraldine 
(Poole) Goss of Geneseo, 111. She d. Jan. 31, 1934. He removed to Paonia, Colorado, a fruit 
farmer there. He d. Sept. 23, 1912. Children: 

1 Horace Luddington 9 b. Apr. 9, 1865 Geneseo, 111. d. unm. May 7, 1951 

2 John Goss 9 b. Oct. 12, 1869 Geneseo, 111. He will be considered later. 

C.G. P. 126 Theodore 8 Curtiss (Ichabod, Abijah, John, James, Benjamin, John, Widow Elizabeth) b. 

1817 Durham, Conn. m. Julia Bailey, d. 1845 at Oquawka, 111. Child: 

1 Theodore 9 Resided in Gladstone, 111. 

C.G. P. 175-176 Carlos E. 8 . Curtiss, brother of Theodore 8 Curtiss, b. Bergen, N.Y., m. 

1859 Julia E. Niles of Kingsville, Ohio. He made a fortune in 1852 in California gold mining. He 
d. at Kingsville, Ohio May 3, 1886. Children: 

1 Mary 9 b. Sept. 5, 1860 Kingsville, Ohio m. Mar. 29, 1884 James A. 
Fickinger. She d. Feb. 15, 1889. No children. 

2 Halden 9 b. Nov. 2, 1869 Kingsville, Ohio 

3 Albert Dewert 9 b. Mar. 12, 1871 Kingsville, Ohio 
Halden 9 and Albert Dewert 9 will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. Chauncey Baker 8 Curtiss (Charles, David, David, James, Benjamin, John, Widow Elizabeth) 

b. Sept. 4, 1797 Granville, Mass. m. 1st Jan. 10, 1821 Clarissa Loomis b. 1793, dau. of 

Joseph and Rhoda (Stark) Loomis. She d. 1851 Charlestown, Ohio. He m. 2nd Oct. 15, 1851 

Amanda Barnes. He m. 3rd Jan. 21, 1869 Anna C. Soule. He d. Dec. 17, 1877. 
Children by 1st wife: 

1 Olive 9 b. Dec. 16, 1821 d. Feb. 28, 1822 

2 Harvey Willard 9 b. Feb. 22, 1823/24 

3 William 9 b. Jan. 27, 1825 

4 Lavinia 9 b. Dec. 10, 1827 d. Nov. 30, 1831 

5 Cornelius 9 b. Dec. 10, 1831 m. June 26, 1864 Louise Wheeler. 
He d. Jan. 16, 1892 . 

6 Sarah Alice 9 b. Oct. 18, 1834 m. Sept. 26, 1858 Benjamin F. Pitma 
She d. Mar. 4, 1902. 

Harvey Willard 9 and William 9 will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. Charles Lewis 8 Curtiss (Charles, David, David, James, Benjamin, John, Widow Elizabeth) 
b. July 31, 1801 Granville, Mass. m. Feb. 7, 1825 Aurelia Loomis b. Apr. 17, 1799 dau. of 

Asa and Priscilla (Austin^ Loomis. Resided Charlestown, O. She d. 1873. He d. Mar. 21, 

1848. Children: 

1 Caroline Amelia 9 b. Apr. 17, 1834 d. Jan. 6, 1901 

2 Charles Lewis, Jr. 9 b. Feb. 13, 1836 

3 Emerson George 9 b. Nov. 2, 1838 

4 Austin P. 9 b. Apr. 11, 1841 

Charles Lewis 9 and Emerson George 9 and Austin P. 9 will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. William Henry 8 Curtiss (Charles, David, David, James, Benjamin, John, Widow Elizabeth) 
b. Mar. 29, 1809 Granville, Mass. m. Aug. 1, 1838 Laurena O. Wilcox. He d. Feb. 26, 1858. 
Children: 

1 Ellen Jane 9 b. Feb. 25, 1842 d. Nov. 3, 1885, m. Nov. 23, 1863 
Benjamin F. Knapp. They had: 

(1) Charles Knapp b. 1844 d.y. 

(2) Clara Knapp b. 1846 d.y. 

2 Alfred Barnes 9 b. Nov. 11, 1848 

3 Frances Clarissa 9 b. Feb. 18, 1851 m. Jan. 7, 1872 Claus A. Messenger 

4 Emily H. 9 b. Dec. 16, 1852 d. June 14, 1867 



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5 Charles Henry 9 b. Sept. 12, 1855 m. Dec. 15, 1881 Mary A. Mahan 

Alfred Barnes 9 will be considered later. 

[ot in C.G. Summers 8 Curtiss (John, Edmund, Jonas, Jonathan, Jonathan, Wm. Widow Elizabeth). This 
man's record is not known at present. Family records state that he removed to Tioga Co., N.Y. 
where he died leaving two sons. He evidently lived near Catherine now in Schuyler Co. Land rec- 
ords and probate records in Chemung and Schuyler counties reveal data on his descendants. For 
example: Somers S. Curtiss of the town of Catherine buys land of Charles H. Curtiss and wife 
Lucinda M. recorded in 1851. Lucinda's probate record in Schuyler Co. shows she died Aug. 13, 
1905, leaving two granddaughters, Belle Curtiss Miller of Montour, N.Y. and Emily Lunette 
Chilvers of Washington, D.C. Chas. W. Sleeper, executor. 

This compiler talked with a descendant of Charles Curtiss - a Mrs. Dwight Weaver, who was 
born Minnie Curtiss, only child of Oscar F. and Elizabeth Jane (Dates) Curtiss. Oscar F. Curtiss 
was son of Charles Curtiss. Mrs. Weaver said Charles Curtiss married Margaret Bennett as 
her second husband. Margaret Bennett married first Brant Catlin and she named Oscar F. Cur- 
tiss' brother Brant Curtiss after Brant Catlin. This Brant Curtiss had a daughter Jennie who was 
reared by Oscar F. Curtiss as Brant Curtiss died when Jennie was a small child. Later Jennie 
lived with the Weavers. Mrs. Weaver said Jennie had a sister Vida who married a Whitehead. 
Mrs. Weaver also said that some of Brant Curtiss' children removed to Wisconsin. It would ap- 
pear that the Charles Curtiss who married Margaret Bennett was an older man than the Charles 
H. Curtiss whose wife was Lucinda M. mentioned above. The Catlin Genealogy sheds no light on 
this Curtiss family. 

The Charles Curtiss who married Margaret Bennett, widow of Brant Catlin, died June 22, 1854 
age 57, so born in 1797 and his widow Margaret died Apr. 15, 1857 age 69, so born in 1788. It 
would appear from this that this Charles Curtiss has no connection with Summers Curtiss also 
born about the same time. However, the Somers S. Curtiss and Charles H. Curtiss with wife 
Lucinda may be connected with Summers 8 Curtiss, just how is not at present known. 

•Jot in C.G. LeGrande 8 Curtiss (John, Edmund, Jonas, Jonathan, Jonathan, William, Widow Elizabeth) 
b. Nov. 15, 1796 Trumbull, Conn. m. 1st Apr. 29, 1815 at Rhinebeck, N.Y. Rachel Canfield b. at 
Fishkill, N.Y. Apr. 29, 1787, dau. of James and Anna (Brown) Canfield. She d. Sept. 25, 1849. He 
m. 2nd Maria H. Hasbrook b. Fishkill, N.Y. Feb. 6, 1806, dau. of Abram Hasbrook and widow of 
John Owen. She d. Jan. 31, 1874. He d. Aug. 15, 1875. Children: 



d. Dec. 22, 1907 atRhinecliff, N.Y. unm. 
m. 1st Peter Fellows of Rhinebeck, 
No children. 

m. Whitfield B. Noxon of Cazenovia, 



John 9 , Wm. Summers 9 and Frank 9 will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. Edmund 8 Curtiss (John, Edmund, Jonas, Jonathan, Jonathan, Wm., Widow Elizabeth) b. Feb. 
22, 1808, m. June 22, 1830 Fannie M. Reed b. Apr. 7, 1816, dau. of Ezekiel and Betsy (Peck) 
Reed. They first settled in Caroline, Tompkins Co., N.Y. where their first child is buried. They 
then removed to Polo, Ogle Co., 111. Children: 

1 Mary Adelia 9 b. Nov. 6, 1831 d. July 23, 1834 

2 Atlee Reed 9 b. Feb. 24, 1833 

3 Mary Elizabeth 9 b. May 6, 1836 m. Nov. 1, 1854 George Washington 
Philip Waterbury, b. Nov. 1, 1829, son of John and Phebe Beach (Broadwell) Water- 
bury, who d. Oct. 1, 1876. 

4 Fanny Adeline 9 b. Aug. 4, 1838 d. July 4, 1849 

5 Morris Edmund 9 b. July 10, 1844 m. Oct. 21, 1869 Mary Eliza Frasier 
b. July 7, 1847, dau. of James and Julia (Booth) Frasier. They lived in Waterbury, 
Jerauld Co., South Dakota. A son, Charles M. 10 who was born Nov. 15, 1870 d. Dec. 
31, 1870. 

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By 1st wife: 




1 John 9 


b. Feb. 17, 1818 


2 Wm. Summers 9 


b. 


3 Phebe A. 9 


b. Apr. 1, 1820 


4 Sarah R. 9 


b. 


m. 2nd Wm. King, 


m. 3rd James McCarty. 


5 Rachel E. 9 


b. 


N.Y. No children. 




Child by 2nd wife: 




6 Frank 9 


b. 



Not in C.G. Abel Hawley 8 Curtiss (David, Timothy, Jonathan, Jonathan, Jonathan, Wm., Widow Elizabeth) 
b. Aug. 13, 1803. He was a carpenter. He m. Oct. 25, 1857 Julia Ann Gratar (Crater in a church 

record). She b. Aug. 7, 1831 at Kingsville, Ohio, dau. of Jacob and (Hubbell) Gratar (or 

Crater). They removed in Sept. 1862 to Providence, Saratoga Co., N.Y. where he d. Sept. 
1892. Their only child was Oscar 9 b. Aug. 22, 1859 at Stepney Depot, Conn. He was living in 
Amsterdam, N.Y. in 1904 and sent the above record and added that his father in all his life wrote 
only one letter. 

Not in C.G. Charles 8 Curtiss (David, Timothy, Jonathan, Jonathan, Jonathan, Wm., Widow Elizabeth) 

b. Mar. 5, 1805, Monroe, Conn., m. Sept. 27, 1837 at Trumbull, Conn., Mary Eliza Beach, b. Nov. 

26, 1819, dau. of Stephen and Charity (Mallett) Beach. He d. Sumter, S.C. Sept. 22, 1890. 

She d. Sumter, S.C. Nov. 16, 1892. Children: 

1 George Henry 9 b. Apr. 26, 1838 

2 Horace Beach 9 b. Apr. _ 1851 

3 Charles Stephen 9 b. Nov. _ 1854 No record. 
George Henry 9 and Horace Beach 9 will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. Orville 8 Curtiss (David, Timothy, Jonathan, Jonathan, Jonathan, Wm., Widow Elizabeth) 

b. Dec. 1818 Monroe, Conn. He was a carriage manufacturer and resided in Stratford, Conn. 

He m. July 3, 1849 Emily Peninah Welles b. Feb. 24, 1819, d. May 4, 1900. He d. May 1901. 

Children: 

1 Emily Louisa 9 b. Aug. 7, 1851 m. Jan. 7, 1872 Alfred Augustus 
Blakeman b. July 19, 1850, son of Sylvester and Catherine (Mallett) Blakeman. She 
m. 2nd Dr. R. H. Parker and died in Va. No children. 

2 Robert Welles 9 b. Apr. 19, 1853 who will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. Orville 8 Curtiss (Sherman, Jonathan, Jonathan, Jonathan, Jonathan, Wm., Widow Elizabeth) 
b. Mar. 24, 1810 Ballston, N.Y., m. 1st Mar. 15, 1843 Lucy Baldwin, dau. of Francis and Jane 
(Lee) Baldwin. She b. July 7, 1823 and d. May 25, 1861. They removed to Manchester, Mich. 
He m. 2nd June 5, 1864 at Charlton, N.Y., Sarah Ann Sherman, dau. of Silas Sherman. She d. Mar. 
16, 1873. He d. Aug. 10, 1884 at Litchfield, Mich. Children: 

1 Mary Jane 9 b. Mar. 16, 1844 m. Dec. 15, 1864 Selah S. Brewster 
who d. Nov. 8, 1894. They resided in Los Angeles, Calif, and had: 

(1) Arthur Brewster b. Sept. 23, 1865 d. Apr. 17, 1866 

(2) Sherman Brewster b. Oct. 16, 1867 m. Emma Gardner 

(3) Warren C. Brewster b. May 9, 1875 m. Cassandra S. Cornwell 
Mary and her two sons died in Los Angeles, Calif. 

2 Sherman Francis 9 b. Feb. 14, 1848 

3 Elizabeth Lee 9 b. Mar. 12, 1851 m. late in life as his 2nd wife Booth 
Nathaniel 8 Curtiss (Isaac, Henry, Jonathan, etc.) 

Sherman Francis 9 will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. Albert Sherman 8 Curtiss (Sherman, Jonathan, Jonathan, Jonathan, Jonathan, Wm., Widow 
Elizabeth) b. Oct. 5, 1826 Ballston, N.Y., m. Sept. 14, 1853 Anna Maria Betts b. 1832, dau. of 
Morehouse and Maria (Weed) Betts who d. May 3, 1906. He d. in 1906 also. Children: 

1 Nettie 9 b. 1854 d. Nov. 13, 1868 

2 (Dr.) Pierson Crane 9 b. Jan. 13, 1855 m. June 23, 1886 at Hoosick, N.Y., 
Mary Louise Niles, b. 1861 Berlin, Renss. Co., N.Y., dau. of George W. and 
Frances (Randall) Niles. Resided Round Lake, Saratoga Co. No children. 

3 Harriet Maria 9 b. June 29, 1863 m. June 12, 1889 at Ballston. Dr. 
Zell Lyman Baldwin b. 1863 in Manchester, Mich., son of Lyman M. and Theresa 
(Merrick) Baldwin. Resided in Niles, Mich. They had: 

(1) Maude E. Baldwin b. Aug. 6, 1891, m. Herbert K. Barber 

(2) Pierson Curtiss Baldwin b. Jan. 19, 1895, m. Mary E. Conley 

4 (Dr.) Orville 9 b. Apr. 18, 1867 d. Sept. 1931. Resided Buchanan, 
Mich., where he m. June 1, 1904 Susan Butler, b. Sept. 1, 1874, dau. of Charles A 
and Anna (Dick) Butler. 

Not in C.G. Booth Nathaniel 8 Curtiss (Isaac, Henry, Jonathan, Jonathan, Jonathan, Jonathan, Wm., 

Widow Elizabeth) b. Nov. 29, 1823 Ballston, N.Y. He m. at Arlington, Vt., Jan. 1, 1849 (Church 
record says Jan. 31, 1849) Beliza H. Folsom, dau. of Samuel and Susan B. (Hunt) Folsom. She d. 

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Bloomington, 111. Nov. 1881. He m. 2nd Dec. 24, 1889 his cousin Elizabeth" Curtiss (Orville, 

Sherman, Jonathan, etcTand he d. six months later on June 25, 1890. Children: 

1 Susan 9 d# ae- 14 

2 Folsom 9 d< ae< 5 

3 Samuel B. 9 who d. Aug. 12, 1912 of whom no further record. 

tot in C.G. Henry Isaac 8 Curtiss (Isaac Henry, Jonathan, Jonathan, Jonathan, Jonathan, Wm., Widow 
Elizabeth) b. Sept. 6, 1825 Ballston, N.Y., m. Elvira Eliza Jenne Feb. 18, 1852 Charlton, N.Y., 
dau. of Nathan Briggs and Margery (Valentine) Jenne. He d. Aug. 3, 1881. She b. Oct. 29' 183o' 
d. July 17, 1921. Children: 

1 Ella Margery 9 b. Aug. 17, 1853 m. Sept. 5, 1898 George A. Tyler. 
Resided in Utica, N.Y. She d. Aug. 24, 1907. No children. 

2 Isaac Henry 9 b. Nov. 23, 1854 

3 Isabelle Booth 9 b. Aug. 8, 1856 at Ballston, N.Y. m. Dec. 14, 1882 Earl 
Augustus Gillespie b. Feb. 22, 1850, son of Levinus Lansing and Ellen (Valentine) 
Gillespie. She d. Aug. 22, 1942 at Garden City, L.I., N.Y. He d. Nov. 30, 1933. They 
resided Woodhaven, L.I., N.Y. They had: 

(1) Margery Gillespie b. Oct. 4, 1883, m. Clinton de R. Combes. 

(2) Earl Curtis Gillespie b. Mar. 30, 1887 m. Helen Dixon 

(3) Lloyd Levinus Gillespie b. Dec. 9, 1890 d. Jan 30, 1892 

4 Lucretia Katherine 9 b. Feb. 6, 1860 d. Mar. 26, 1946 at Pasadena, Calif, 
m. Sept. 30, 1885, Chas. Henry Holmes of Los Angeles, Calif., b. Aug. 30, 1856 
son of Wm. Mowry and Frances E. (Stevens) Holmes. He d. Sept. 14, 1935 in Calif. 
They had: 
(1) William Mowry Holmes b. Oct. 28, 1890 m. Lorena Smith 

5 Elmer Arthur 9 b. Mar. 16, 1862 

6 Nathan Willard 9 b. Aug. 21, 1866 

7 Kent Booth 9 b. Nov. 6, 1869 m. Apr. 12, 1909 Addie Williamson. 
No children. 

Isaac Henry 9 , Elmer Arthur 9 and Nathan Willard 9 will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. Thomas Smith 8 Curtiss (Jonathan, Jonathan, Jonathan, Jonathan, Jonathan, Wm., Widow 

Elizabeth) b. 1812 Ballston, N.Y., m. Sept. 23, 1847 Christiana Cramer, b. Feb. 27, 

1827, d. Oct. 6, 1920. He d. Sept. 7, 1880. He resided at Broadalbin, N.Y. Children: 

1 Carrie R. 9 b. May 17, 1849 d. Apr. 2, 1924, m. Oct. 6, 1875 
Jerome G. Smith. No children. He d. 1926. 

2 Katie Emma 9 b. Mar. 24, 1853 m. June 3, 1874 Smith J. Spier 

b. May 22, 1849, son of Robert and Elizabeth (Vedder) Spier. She d. July 6, 1911. 
He d. 1930. 

3 Charles H. 9 b. Nov. 12, 1856 d. 1904. No children. 

4 Henry Van Ness 9 b. July 10, 1860 d. Jan. 14, 1862 

Not in C.G. William Smith 8 Curtiss (Abijah Nichols, Andrew, Jonathan, Jonathan, Jonathan, Wm., Widow 

Elizabeth) b. 1815 Ballston, N.Y. He m. 1st Apr. 29, 1840 Martha Van Ostrand, b. Sept. 

17, 1814, d. Mar. 22, 1861. He m. 2nd Dec. 3, 1862 Amanda McBride, dau. of John and Wealthy 
( ) McBride. She d. Apr. 14, 1884 ae. 69. He d. Mar. 7, 1892. Children: 

1 Frances P. 9 b. 1842 d. Mar. 16, 1877. She was a teacher 

and did not marry. 

2 Anna Naomi 9 b. Nov. 26, 1846 d. Aug. 15, 1893 unm. 

3 Anson F. 9 b. Oct. 6, 1849 

4 Angeline O'Hara 9 b. Aug. 17, 1851 m. Dec. 3, 1873 Frank McLean of 
Jackson, Mich. They had: 

(1) Harriet McLean b. Oct. 25, 1876 

(2) Wm. Curtiss McLean b. Sept. 20, 1877 

(3) Merrill McLean d.y. 

(4) Howard McLean d.y. 

(5) Angeline B. McLean b. Oct. 4, 1886, m. Chas. D. Heaton of Santa Monica, Calif. 

5 Martha 9 b. Oct. 20, 1854 m. Sept. 2, 1884, James J. Thompson 
of Jackson, Mich. No children. 

Anson F. 9 will be considered later. 

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Not in C.G. Andrew 8 Curtiss (Abijah Nichols, Andrew, Jonathan, Jonathan, Jonathan, Wm., Widow 

Elizabeth) b. Nov. 8, 1822 Ballston, N.Y., m. Dec. 13, 1842 Amy McFarland Pollock, b. Oct. 27, 
1826 Charlton, N.Y., dau. of Robert and Deborah Spencer (Ely) Pollock of Cambridge, N.Y. He 
d. Oct. 15, 1857. Children: 

1 Robert Pollock 9 b. Mar. 27, 1845 m. Aug. 10, 1879 at Rochester, N.Y. 
Anna Lauretta Swanson, b. Jan. 14, 1859, dau. of James and Catherine (Dukelow) 
Swanson. Child: t 

1 Amy Mabel 10 b. Oct. 24, 1880 at Rochester, N.Y. m. there Edward Goltzmann 

2 Rosetta N. 9 b. Apr. 7, 1847 m. June 6, 1867 Henry Eggleston 
Ball, b. Spencerport, N.Y., Mar. 28, 1843, son of Henry and Amanda (Eggleston) 
Ball. Children: 

(1) Winfield Ball b. July 16, 1868 

(2) Curtiss Ball b. Aug. 14, 1870 d. Aug. 10, 1880 

(3) Walter Ball b. July 18, 1872 

(4) Clarence Ball b. Mar. 22, 1875 

(5) Joseph Ball b. Aug. 14, 1883 

3 Mary Eliza 9 b. Mar. 17, 1849 m. at Ballston Lake, N.Y. Sept. 8, 
1869 Austin Velorus M. Sprague, b. Rochester, N.Y. May 28, 1840, son of Foster 
and Elvira (Wadsworth) Sprague. Child: 

(1) Lovie Curtiss Sprague b. Oct. 1, 1882, m. Jan. 5, 1901 ? 

4 Charlotte Isabel 9 b. Mar. 9, 1857, Rome, N.Y., m. at Rochester, N.Y. Sept. 16* 
1890 Winfred Jennings Smith b. Abington, Mass., Apr. 28, 1860, son of Everett 
Jennings and Caroline Delia (Hows) Smith. No children. 

Not in C.G. Asa Waterman 8 Curtiss (Elisha, Andrew, Jonathan, Jonathan, Jonathan, Wm., Widow 

Elizabeth) b. Oct. 12, 1816 Ballston, N.Y. m. 1st Mar. 11, 1840 Anna Caroline Raymond. She b. 
Lenox, Madison Co., N.Y. May 2, 1817, d. Apr. 15, 1855. He m. 2nd Sept. 10, 1856 Sarah Jane 
Waterman, b. Jan. 10, 1827, d. Feb. 23, 1858, dau. of Frederick Y. and Sophia (Watson) Water- 
man. He m. 3rd Dec. 15, 1858 Charlotte, widow of Edward J. Bancker and dau. of his brother 
Abijah Nichols 7 Curtiss. She d. Apr. 6, 1868. He m. 4th Mar. 11, 1869 Sarah M. Palmer b. Sept. 
18, 1836, d. Mar. 23, 1916. He d. July 7, 1884. Children: 

1 Ann Belinda 9 b. 1843 d. Feb. 7, 1847 

2 (Rev.) Augustus Elisha 9 b. July 16, 1845 m. July 24, 1873 Elinor E. Kent, 
b. Nov. 9, 1851, d. Nov. 25, 1895. Only child of record Caroline A. 10 b. Dec. 24, 
1883 Adrian, Mich. 

3 Nathan Raymond 9 b. Apr. 2, 1848 m. Oct. 2, 1873 Julia Miller b. Apr. 
24, 1851. No children. 

Not in C.G. Frederick 8 Curtiss (Elisha, Andrew, Jonathan, Jonathan, Jonathan, Wm., Widow Elizabeth) 
b. Dec. 6, 1819. m. 1st Sept. 15, 1841 Mary E. Dunham, dau. of James and Rebecca (Sears) 
Dunham, b. July 12, 1822 d. Aug. 1, 1868. He m. 2nd Jan. 13, 1869 her sister Harriet A. Dunhar 

b. Dec. 24, 1839 widow of Babcock. She d. Aug. 22, 1915 ae. 77. He d. Oct. 1, 1889. 

Children by 1st wife: 

1 Charles F. 9 b. Jan. 30, 1846 d. Jan. 16, 1863 

2 Elizabeth W. 9 b. Jan. 27, 1848 d. Apr. 18, 1853 

3 Mary Adelaide 9 b. Oct. 18, 1854 d. June 30, 1872 

4 Edward Davis 9 b. Sept. 3, 1856 Removed to Kansas in 1887. No record. 

5 Georgia 9 b. Jan. 26, 1861 d. Oct. 18, 1861 
Children by 2nd wife: 

6 Harriet Belinda 9 b. Oct. 15, 1869 m. John F. Wilson July 29, 1897. 
Resided in Philippines at Manila where he d. They had a dau. 

(1) Margaret Curtiss Wilson b. May 27, 1898 

7 Frederick Dunham 9 b. June 8, 1873 

8 Clarence James 9 b. Jan. 13, 1879 m. June 21, 1906 Irene Lenora 
Faust b. Allentown, Pa., dau. of Thomas Faust. She d. Sept. 1, 1909. They had 
no children. He was a mechanical and electrical engineer and an examiner in the 
New York State Dept. of Civil Service. Since retirement in 1946 he has resided in 
North Hollywood, Calif. 

Frederick Dunham 9 will be considered later. 

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ot in C.G. Henry Luzon 8 Curtiss (Luzon, Andrew, Jonathan, Jonathan, Jonathan, Wm„ Widow Elizabeth) 
b. Nov. 13, 1820, m. Mar. 28, 1842 Mary Stickles Danforth, b. Oct. 7, 1822, d. Mar. 6 1886 at 
Watertown, N.Y., dau. of Asahel Warren and Mary (Stickles) Danforth. He d.' Aug. 11 1862. 
Children: 

1 Florence A. 9 b. Jan. 1, 1845 m. June 30, 1872 Thomas J. Farlan. 
She d. Mar. 7, 1874. No children. 

2 Arthur Sidney 9 b. June 28, 1848 

3 Henry Howard 9 b. Sept. 20, 1851 

4 Frank Warren 9 b. May 21, 1856 at Philadelphia, N.Y. He d. Chicago, 111. Apr. 
11, 1914, unmarried. 

5 Ida Mary 9 b. May 21, 1856 d. Aug. 27, 1856 

6 Jennie Elizabeth 9 b. June 11, 1859 d. Jan. 22, 1875 
Arthur Sidney 9 and Henry Howard 9 will be considered later. 

ot in C.G. Reuben Smith 8 Curtiss (Luzon, Andrew, Jonathan, Jonathan, Jonathan, Wm., Widow Elizabeth) 
b. Nov. 5, 1822, m. Sept. 15, 1845 Eunice Warren Danforth, sister of his brother Henry Luzon 8 
Curtiss' wife. She d. Aug. 12, 1907 in Watertown, N.Y. He d. Sept. 12, 1893 in Watertown, N.Y. 
Children: 

1 Ella Mary 9 b. Sept. 23, 1847 m. Mar. 31, 1872 Rev. John Munroe 
Lyon of Rochester, Mich. He d. suddenly at Rodman, Jefferson Co., N.Y. Nov. 7, 
1894. She d. Sept. 25, 1911. Both buried at Rodman. They had: 

(1) Norman Curtiss Lyon b. Mar. 24, 1879 m. Janet Connor and resided at 
Jackson, Mich. d. there Dec. 28, 1948. No children. 

(2) Reubena Monroe Lyon b. Oct. 22, 1884 at Alpena, Mich. m. Robert E. Holmes. 
Resides in Rochester, N.Y. Child: Norma Holmes. 

2 (Rev.) Edward Danforth 9 b. Mar. 31, 1851 

3 Charles Luzon 9 b. Feb. 22, 1853 

4 Frederick Warren 9 b. Aug. 19, 1861 m. Mar. 7, 1888 Nellie Pierson 
b. July 10, 1862 at Jackson, Mich. dau. of Lewis H. and Theresa (Tibbits) Pierson. 
He d. Oct. 16, 1926. No children. 

5 Henry Delavan 9 b. Mar. 23, 1865 m. Oct. 19, 1910 Sarah P. PearsaU, 
b. Aug. 25, 1867, dau. of Joseph Beach and Jane H. (Kenan) Pearsall. No children. 
He d. Jan. 1925. She d. Jan. 1, 1949 at Watertown, N.Y. 

Curtiss Street in Watertown, N.Y. was named for Reuben Smith 8 Curtiss. He had four other 
children who died in infancy Frederick B. 9 , Francis D. 9 , Henrietta 9 and Anna Eunice 9 . 
Edward Danforth 9 and Charles Luzon 9 will be considered later. 

Tot in C.G. Francis Danforth 8 Curtiss (Luzon, Andrew, Jonathan, Jonathan, Jonathan, Wm., Widow 
Elizabeth) b. May 15, 1831 m. 1st Oct. 19, 1854 Elizabeth Kirby b. Charlton, N.Y. Aug. 25, 
1832 d. Feb. 15, 1874 New York City, dau. of Major Thomas and Amy (Hewitt) Kirby. m. 2nd 
May 6, 1875 Deborah Collins Smith, b. Glenville, N.Y. Jan. 2, 1853 dau. of David and Catherine 
E. (Curran) Smith. He d. at Cuba, N.Y. May 29, 1891. Children: 

1 Elizabeth Kirby 9 b. Charlton, N.Y., Oct. 30, 1876. She m. 1st Emery Leverett 
Williams of Boston, Mass. who d. Apr. 14, 1900 at Fort Yates, N.D. and she m. 2nd 
Dr. George Bird Grinnell of N.Y. City Aug. 20, 1902. 

2 Francis Danforth 9 b. Charlton, N.Y., Sept. 4, 1878 unmarried in 1938. Resided 
in Glenville, N.Y. 

Jot in C.G. Andrew Jackson 8 Curtiss (Luzon, Andrew, Jonathan, Jonathan, Jonathan, Wm., Widow 
Elizabeth) b. Nov. 18, 1834. He resided at Chatham, Columbia Co., N.Y. He m. 1st June 23, 
1859 at Minaville, N.Y., Martha Elizabeth Clancy b. Feb. 13, 1837 at Charlton, N.Y. d. Sept. 14, 
1867 at New Orleans, La., dau. of Rev. John and Martha (Adams) Clancy. He m. 2nd Oct. 24, 1871 
at Denver, Colorado Mary Elizabeth Clapp b. Mar. 26, 1846 at Saratoga Springs, N.Y. dau. of 
Wm. Augustus and Ruth E. (Phinney) Clapp. She d. Sept. 18, 1925. He led a colorful life. He was 
commissioned by Pres. Ulysses S. Grant to go to Fort Staunton and make peace with the Mescalero 
Apache Indians. This he accomplished and was warmly praised by Pres. Grant. He later resided 
in Washington, D.C. and practiced medicine in Rochester, N.Y. where he d. Oct. 16, 1920. 
Children by 1st wife: 

1 Emma Appleton 9 b. Schenectady, N.Y., m. there Sept. 21, 1889 Arthur A. 

Chalmers b. Feb. 17, 1868 son of Harvey and Anna (Carr) Chalmers. They had: 

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m. Sept. 25, 1887 there 



d. Jan. 16, 1896 at Washing- 
They had: 



(1) Harvey Chalmers b. Sept. 11, 1890 m. Ruth E. Warren 

(2) J. Evarts Clancy Chalmers b. Sept. 6, 1891 d. 1891 

(3) Martha Clancy Chalmers b. Dec. 18, 1893 

(4) Louisa Adams Chalmers b. June 11, 1896 

2 Martha Elizabeth 9 b. Schenectady, N.Y. Aug. 23, 1865 
DeWitt M. Coiner b. Oct. 25, 1857. They had: 

(1) Mary Curtiss Coiner b. Staatsville, N.Y. Mar. 26, 1889 

(2) Matthew DeCourcy Coiner b. Apr. 17, 1893 

3 Anna Belle 9 b. Mar. 9, 1866 d. Aug. 22, 1866 
Andrew Jackson 8 Curtiss had by his 2nd wife: 

4 Henrietta May 9 b. San Mateo, Fla. May 5, 1876 
ton, D.C., m. Dec. 30, 1892 Harry Thomas DeGroat. 

(1) Harry Curtiss DeGroat b. Oct. 28, 1893 

(2) Bessie Curtiss DeGroat b. June 9, 1895 d. Oct. 8, 1895 

5 Frank Silliman 9 b. Aug. 13, 1882 

6 William Clapp 9 b. Dec. 19, 1890 
Frank Silliman 9 will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. William Warren 8 Curtiss (Luzon, Andrew, Jonathan, Jonathan, Jonathan, Wm., Widow 
Elizabeth) b. May 8, 1844. He was a Presbyterian minister and died at Eagle Rock, Calif, on 
Easter Sunday in 1928. He was a graduate of Princeton Class of 1864, Theological Seminary 
Class of 1870. He was a home missionary at Emporia, Kansas. He m. at Osage City, Kan. Mar. 
17, 1880 Katherine Ellen Roberts b. May 30, 1858 near Bala, Wales, dau. of David and Garnor 
(Jones) Roberts. Children: 

b. May 25, 1881 Osage City, Kan. 



1 



William Hugh 9 
Plaine, Kan. 
Edna Henrietta 9 
Kan. Drowned. 
James Platner 9 
Kan. 

Hewitt Milton 9 
Plaine, Kan. 
Katherine Roberts 9 



b. Sept. 19, 1882 Osage City, Kan. 
b. Apr. 12, 1884 Osage City, Kan. 



d. June 13, 1887 at Belle i 
d. July 24, 1899 at Caldwe! 
d. June 8, 1887 Belle Plain 



b. July 28, 1885 Belle Plaine, Kan. d. Mar. 28, 1887 Belle 



m. at Los Angeles, Calif. 



b. Sept. 19, 1890 Belle Plaine, Kan. 
Apr. 9, 1910 Bethel Wadlington Cannon b. Sept. 19, 1885 at Bridgeport, Texas, son 
of Walter Warfield and Christian Caroline (Wadlington^ Cannon. They had: 

(1) Curtiss Warfield Cannon b. Aug. 19, 1911, Fort Worth, Texas 

(2) Katherine Eleanor Cannon b. Aug. 29, 1914, Fort Worth, Texas 

Not in C.G. Lewis 8 Curtiss (Lewis, William, Stephen, Jonathan, Jonathan, Wm., Widow Elizabeth) b. Api 
23, 1806 Stratford, N.H. m. 1826 Keziah Chase, dau. of Elisha and Polly (Holt) Chase. She b._ 
1805. She d. May 14, 1881 at Orford, N.H. He d. there Sept. 13, 1884. Children: 



1 


James 9 


b. 


2 


Martha 9 

(1) Laura Plumley 

(2) Nettie Plumley 

(3) Anna Plumley 


b. 


3 


Eusebia 9 

(1) Helen Dennis 

(2) Lizzie Dennis 

(3) Laura Dennis 

(4) Frank Dennis 

(5) Fred Dennis 

(6) Myron Dennis 

(7) Ida Dennis 

(8) Willis Dennis 

(9) Edwin Dennis 


b. 


4 


Julia 9 

They had: 

(1) Arthur Wheeler 


b. 



1828 



m. Horace Plumley. They had: 



m. Wm. R. Dennis. They had: 



m. Robert C. Wheeler Nov. 8, 1848 



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(2) Martha Wheeler 

(3) Elvira Wheeler 
Jane 9 b 

(1) Lawrence Johnson 

(2) Ona Johnson 

(3) Scott Johnson 

(4) Burton Johnson 

(5) Winnie Johnson 
Abigail 9 b 

(1) Frank Lucas 

(2) Fannie Lucas 

(3) Nettie Lucas 
Emma 9 



m. Wm. Wallace Johnson. They had: 



m. 



b. 



James 9 will be considered later. 



Wm. Lucas. They had: 



m. Harrod Wheeler 



Widow Elizabeth) b. 



Not in C.G. William 8 Curtiss (Lewis, Wm. Stephen, Jonathan, Jonathan, Wm. 
m. Hannah Enfield at Randolph, Mass. Children: 

1 Willis 9 

2 Julia 9 

3 Hannah 9 

Not in C.G. Nahum W. 8 Curtiss (Lewis, Wm. Stephen, Jonathan, Jonathan, Wm., Widow Elizabeth) b. 
June 26, 1819, m. July 21, 1847 at Manchester, N.H. Eliza N. Boyce of Derry, N.H. He d. May 
17, 1889. Children: 

1 Viola Adella 9 b. Sept. 11, 1849 She d. Aug. 17, 1866 at Manchester, 
N.H. 

2 Willis 9 

3 Emma 9 

Not in C.G. Anderson 8 Curtiss (Lewis, Wm. Stephen, Jonathan, Jonathan, Wm., Widow Elizabeth) b. 

1824, d. Dec. 20, 1895 ae. 71. He m. 1st Octa Blodgett b. Jan. 20, 1825, d. Jan. 20, 1870 dauT 
of Joseph and Lucinda (Brown) Blodgett. He m. 2nd Jan. 22, 1871 Mrs. Eunice Wheeler, dau. of 
Elijah and Susan Ann (Herridge) Blodgett, b. Sept. 17, 1824, d. June 30, 1893. Children: 

1 Edson W. 9 b. 1846 

2 Melissa 9 b. m. Dec. 5, 1864 Wellington Brown, 

b. Apr. 6, 1828 d. Dec. 17, 1901, son of Isaac and Nancy (Gile) Brown. She d. 
July 28, 1915. They had: 

(1) Harry W. Brown b. Mar. 26, 1866 

(2) Henry Brown b. Sept. 27, 1868 

(3) Ida Brown b. Jan. 15, 1872 m. 

(4) Ina Brown b. June 10, 1873 m. 

3 Ellen M. 9 
They had: 

(1) Elvira Kingsley 

(2) Emma Kingsley 

(3) Nellie Kingsley 

(4) Rollin Kingsley 
Edson w. 9 will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. Francis 8 Curtiss (Thomas, Wm. Stephen, Jonathan, Jonathan, Wm., Widow Elizabeth) b.Nov. 
8, 1826 Stratford, N.H. m. Sept. 24, 1861 Samantha N. Bishop b. Feb. 8, 1833, dau. of Aimed 
and Eliza Bishop of Dudswell, Que. Can. She d. July 17, 1894. He d. Mar. 28, 1895. Children: 

1 Hazen W. 9 b. Oct. 20, 1862 

2 Hosea R. b. 1868 

Hazen 9 and Hosea 9 will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. Willard 8 Curtiss (Thomas, Wm. Stephen, Jonathan, Jonathan, Wm., Widow Elizabeth) b. 

1827, m. Martha Young, dau. of Mark and Sally Young. She d. Apr. 6, 1866. He d. 



m. Edith Newell 

m. Susie Tyler 
Chas. L. Lyman 
George Kimball 

m. Dec. 25, 1867 Austin Kingsley 



Aug. 31, 1865. Children: 
1 Ariana 9 

(1) Ray Johnson 



b. 



m. John G. Johnson and had: 



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(2) Ernest Johnson 

(3) Hazel Johnson 

(4) Alice Johnson 
Georgia A. 9 b. 

son of Thomas and Lucinda (Stone) Connary. 



m. Hattie Stone 
m. Wm. Chase 
L. P. Brown 
Hazel Mason 
Paul Taylor 



m 
m 
m 



1859 



(1) Harland Connary, 

(2) Berthie Connary, 

(3) Flora Connary, 

(4) Ervin Connary, 

(5) Georgia Connary, 

3 Willard 9 

4 Henry W. 9 

5 Louisa 9 

(1) Allison Day 

(2) Lawrence Day 

(3) Willis Day 

6 Laura 9 

7 Nellie 9 
1886. m. 2nd Andrew J. Congdon, Mar 

Henry W. 9 will be considered later. 



m. May 28, 1874 
They had: 



Simon P. Connary, 



b. 
b. 
b. 



b. 
b. 



m. Fanny Stevens 

m. Wm. Day. They had: 



17, 



m. 
m. 
1888. 



Millgate 



1st Harry H. Coburn, Apr. 19, 
m. 3rd Lewis Stiles. 



Not in C.G. Freeman B. B Curtiss (Thomas, Wm. Stephen, Jonathan, Jonathan, Wm., Widow Elizabeth) 

b. June 24, 1830, m. July 7, 1860 Ellen E. Bass, b. 1842, dau. of Simeon and Cynthia 

(York) Bass of Lancaster, N. H. She d. Aug. 15, 1891. He d. Apr. 24, 1891. Suicide by drowning 
at Littleton, N.H. Children: 

1 Nellie 9 

2 Lillian M. 9 b. m. Oct. 6, 1888 Albert J. Richardson 

3 Herbert 9 b. 1872 

4 Mable 9 

Herbert 9 will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. Albert 8 Curtiss (James, Aaron, Stephen, Jonathan, Jonathan, Wm., Widow Elizabeth) b. May 
1, 1841 Stratford, N.H. m. 1st Lizzie Waldron. m. 2nd May 16, 1881 Helen Rich b. 1845, dau. 
of Jacob and Harriet (Clark) Rich of Maidstone, Vt. m. 3rd Kate Repert. Child: 

1 Cordelia Mary 9 b. June 8, 1900 

This family removed to Jewell Co., Kansas. 



Not in C.G. Antipas Herbert 8 Curtiss, brother of Albert 8 Curtiss, 
Belle Stuart Converse b. Feb. 21, 1859. Children: 

1 James Albert 9 b. Nov. 28, 1877 

2 James Clare 9 b. Apr. 2, 1882 



b. Nov. 14, 1844, m. Mar. 25, 1876 

d. Aug. 21, 1881 

He will be considered later. 



Not in C.G. Charles Henry 8 Curtiss (James, Aaron, Stephen, Jonathan, Jonathan, Wm., Widow Elizabeth) 



m. Ida May Swift Oct. 30, 
Children: 

b. July 31, 1881 



b. Dec. 7, 1852 Stratford, N.H., 
16, 1925. He d. Mar. 16, 1925. 

1 Iva Mae 9 
They had: 
(1) Earl Charles McMann b. Jan. 20, 1901 

2 Lillian Maude 9 b. Sept. 29, 1883 

(1) Neil Earl Dennis b. Mar. 1900 m. Vivian Blodgett 

(2) Hazel Gladys Dennis b. June 1903 

(3) Thelma Dennis b. Aug. 1909 

3 Charles Ola 9 b. Sept. 27, 1886 

4 Andy James 9 b. July 20, 1888 

5 Jessie Leona 9 b. May 4, 1890 
Lunenburg, Vt. and had: 
(1) Arline Silsby b. Oct. _ 1912 
Claribel 9 b. Mar. 10, 1893 
Dalton, N.H. They had: 
(1) Berta Emily Blakeslee b. June 1921 



1880. She b. July 9, 1861. She d. June 

m. Sept. 25, 1899 George E. McMann. 

m. Mar. 1, 1921 Delia Oris Curtiss 
m. 1899 Wm. Dennis. They had: 



6 



d.y. 
d.y. 
m. 



m. 



1911 Herbert Silsby of 



1918 Herbert Blakeslee of 



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(2) Ralph Curtiss Blakeslee b. Mar. 1924 

7 Myra Eliza 9 b. May 25, 1895 d.y. 

8 Marilla« b. Feb. 28, 1899 m . 1917 Clifford Parker. 

They had: 

(1) Stanley Parker b. Oct. _ 1918 

(2) Beryl Ida Parker b. MarT~ 1920 

(3) Curtiss Cedric Parker b. June 1922 

(4) Betty Opal Parker b. Sept. "1924 

-Jot in C.G. John Wix 8 Curtiss (John, Jeremiah, Timothy, Jonathan, Jonathan, Wm., Widow Elizabeth) 
b. Mar. 13, 1800 Stamford, Conn. m. Dec. 20, 1824 Ann Maria Stevens b. Sept. 8, 1806 d. Aug. 

29, 1867, dau. of Enoch and Anna Stevens. He d. Oct. 30, 1857. Children: 

1 Pauline 9 b. m. w. E. Dann of Norwalk, Conn. 

They had: 

(1) William Dann 

2 Hiram 9 b. May 18, 1829 He will be considered later. 

>Jot in C.G. Seely Henry 8 Curtiss (John, Jeremiah, Timothy, Jonathan, Jonathan, Wm., Widow Elizabeth) 
b. May 24, 1809 Stamford, Conn. He m. 1st Nov. 11, 1836 Huron Co., Mich. Emma Green b. Mar. 
1, 1814, d. July 10, 1840. He m. 2nd Sept. 17, 1840 Electa Hand. She b. Apr. 28, 1822 Galen, 

N.Y. d. 1906 Bridgeman, Mich., dau. of Abner and Mary Ann (Pettys) Hand. He d. Sept. 4, 

1853 Bridgeman, Mich. Child by 1st wife: 

1 Phebe 9 b.Jan. 31, 1839 
Children by 2nd wife; 

2 William Henry 9 b. Jan. 3, 1842 

3 Louisa Jane 9 b. Jan. 7, 1844 m. 1st Bell, m. 2nd Richard 

4 John Seely 9 b. Jan. 10, 1846 

5 Cyrus Abner 9 b. July 10, 1848 d. July 15, 1924, m. Mary Anderson 

b. 1850. Resided at Benton Harbor, Mich. They adopted a son Robert E. Curtiss 

b. _ 1887. 

6 Charles Norman 9 b. Aug. 6, 1850 d. Aug. 8, 1851. 

7 Smith Edson 9 b. Sept. 14, 1852 
William Henry 9 , John Seely 9 and Smith Edson 9 will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. George William Wilkinson 8 Curtiss (Warren, Zachariah, Abijah, Daniel, Daniel, Wm., Widow 
Elizabeth) b. Dec. 3, 1868 at Ira, Vt., m. Sept. 27, 1893 there Dolly Cramton b. Ira, Vt., Nov. 

30, 1874, d. there Aug. 29, 1946, dau. of Charles and Belle (Gilmore) Cramton. Child: 
1 Lila Belle 9 b. Apr. 14, 1893 m. Grant White, son of Elbert and 

Julia (Weaver) White of Ira, Vt. a farmer. They had: 

(1) Charlotte White b. May 7, 1923, m. Stewart Lincoln 

Not in C.G. Charles Skinner 8 Curtiss (Eli, Hezekiah, Hezekiah, Hezekiah, Daniel, Wm., Widow Elizabeth) 

b. May 1, 1846 New York City. d. May 3, 1907. m. Naomi Blake b. June 1848 

d. July 5, 1916, dau. of James P. and Emeline (Nelson) Blake. Children: 

1 Wooster Blake 9 b. Apr. 2, 1869 

2 Alma DeForest 9 b. Aug. 9, 1871 m. Ralph G. Duvall. They had: 
(1) Glorian Duvall b. Sept. 23, 1909 who m. Edward R. Devereux 

3 Emeline Nelson 9 b. Feb. 5, 1873 d. Oct. 23, 1938, m. Wm. F. 

Warner. They had: 

(1) Alma DeForest Warner b. who m. Gilbert D. Harrison. They resided 

in Newtonville, Mass. 

4 Charles Gilbert 9 b. May 18, 1876 d. Feb. 5, 1881 

5 Mary Frances 9 b. July 7, 1877 d. Apr. 18, 1941, m. Bertrand V. 
Degan. No children . 

6 Hazel 9 b. Jan. 10, 1884 Not married. 
Wooster Blake 9 will be considered later. 

Not in C.G. Benjamin DeForest 8 Curtiss (Eli, Hezekiah, Hezekiah, Hezekiah, Daniel, Wm., Widow 
Elizabeth) b. Jan. 23, 1851 Watertown, Conn. d. Oct. 19, 1922, m. Dec. 23, 1878 Ella Mills, 
dau. of Abner Mills. She d. May 17, 1898. They had no children. His estate amounted to more 

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than a million dollars. He lived in New York City, but spent his summers in the village he loved 
and where he was born - Watertown, Conn. He left the library there his priceless collection of 
twelve hundred rare books, many in "mint" condition, as well as a legacy of ten thousand dollars. 
He also left to this library a valuable collection of newspapers covering the last half of the eight- 
eenth century. He was Vice-President of the Dry Dock Savings Bank and a trustee of the Metro- 
politan Life Insurance Company until its mutualization. He was secretary of the Jerry McAuley 
Water Street Mission. He was a member of the New England Society and the Union League Club 
of New York City and the New York Historical Society. 

"In war he who distinguishes himself above and beyond the call of duty receives the Congres- 
sional Medal of Honor. 

In the pursuit of peace he who distinguishes himself above and beyond the urge of financial 
success receives oftentimes less praise than his fellow man who did nothing of the kind. 

The man o