Person:William Curtis (19)

Captain William Curtis
chr.21 Jun 1618 Nazeing, Essex, England
m. 19 Apr 1610
  1. Sergeant John Curtis1614/15 - 1707
  2. Captain William Curtis1618 - 1702
  3. Thomas Curtis1619/20 -
m. bef 1642
  1. Sarah Curtis1642 - est 1743
  2. Jonathan Curtis1644/45 - bef 1681
  3. Joshua Curtis1646 - 1706
  4. Abigail Curtis1650 -
  5. Daniel Curtis1652 - 1718/19
  6. Elizabeth Curtis1654/55 - 1719/20
  7. Lieutenant Ebenezer Curtis1657 - 1751
  8. Zachariah Curtis1659 - 1748
  9. Captain Josiah Curtis1662 - bet 1745
  • HCaptain William Curtis1618 - 1702
  • WSarah Marvin1631 - bef 1701/02
m. aft 1676
Facts and Events
Name[1] Captain William Curtis
Gender Male
Christening[1] 21 Jun 1618 Nazeing, Essex, England
Marriage bef 1642 Stratford, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States (probably)Estimate based on date of birth of eldest known child.
to Unknown Unknown
Marriage aft 1676 After death of her first husband.
to Sarah Marvin
Will[1] 15 Dec 1702
Death[1][2] 21 Dec 1702 Stratford, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States
Probate[1] 31 Dec 1702 Will proved.
References
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Curtis, William, in Jacobus, Donald Lines. History and Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield. (New Haven, Conn.: The Tuttle, Morehouse & Taylor Company, 1930-1932), 1:170-71.

    "Curtis, William, s. of John. Deputy for Stratford, Oct. 1667, May and Oct. 1668, May and Oct. 1669, May and Oct. 1670, May 1671 (called Lt. Joseph by error), May and Oct. 1672, May and Oct. 1673, May and Oct. 1674, May and Oct. 1675, Oct 1676, May and Oct. 1677, May and Oct. 1678, May and Oct. 1679, May 1680, Oct. 1681, May and Oct. 1682, May, July and Oct. 1684, May 1685, Oct. 1686, Jan. and Mar. 1687, May and June 1692. Commissioner for Stratford, 1671-75, for Stratford and Woodbury, 1676-79, for Stratford, 1680-87, 1689-97. Called Lt., Oct. 1667; Capt., Stratford Trainband, June 1672; Second Military Officer, Fairfield County, June 1672; Capt., Fairfield County Troop, Nov. 1673, Oct. 1675; Militia Committee, June 1672; War Committee, Aug. 1673. Bapt. at Nazing, co. Essex, Eng., 21 June 1618; Capt. William d. at Stratford, 21 Dec. 1702. Will 15 Dec. 1702, proved 31 Dec. 1702; sons Daniel, Ebenezer, Zechariah, Josiah; daus. Sarah Wells, Elizabeth Rose; son Joshua Curtis; Jonathan the son of Jonathan Curtis. He m. (2) Sarah, widow of Ens. William Goodrich of Wethersfield, and dau. of Matthew Marvin of Norwalk, bapt. at Great Bentley, co. Essex, Eng., 27 Dec. 1631, d. abt. 1702."

  2. William Curtis, in Savage, James. A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England: Showing Three Generations of Those Who Came Before May, 1692, on the Basis of Farmer's Register. (Boston: Little, Brown, and Co, 1860-1862), 1:487.

    "William (Curtis), Stratford 1642-1702, s. of a wid. C. that came so (I presume), from Eng. with John and this s. by Trumbull, I. 105, said to have come from Roxbury, erron. as must be thot. for his obs. on John. But Cothren shows, that he of S. (wh. may never have seen R.) was one of he grantees of Woodbury in 1672, tho. he rem. not from S. but there d. 21 Dec. 1702, in his will of six days preced. nam. his ch. Sarah, wh. was b. Oct. 1642; Jonathan, Feb. 1644; Joshua, Oct. 1646; Abigail, Apr. 1650; Daniel, Nov. 1652; Eliz. Feb. 1654; Ebenezer, July 1657; Zechariah, Nov. 1659; and Josiah, Aug. 1662. Wh. was his f. is uncert. His sec. w. was Sarah, wid. of William Goodrich, but all the ch. were by first w. whose name is not seen. Both h. and w. d. 1702, as is said."

  3.   Stratford Vital Records [NEHGS], in Connecticut, United States. The Barbour Collection of Connecticut Town Vital Records, 51.

    "Curtis, … William, Capt., d. Dec. 21, 1702 [LR2:485]"