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Benjamin Curtis

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Stratford, Fairfield County, Connecticut
Death: Died in Stratford, Fairfield County, Connecticut
Place of Burial: Stratford, Fairfield County, Connecticut, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Sgt. John Curtis and Elizabeth Curtis
Husband of Sarah Curtis; Esther Curtis (Judson) and Bathsheba Curtis
Father of Sarah Curtis; William Curtis; John Davis Curtiss; David Curtiss; Ruth Thompson and 7 others
Brother of Capt. John Curtis; Lt. Israel Curtis, Sr.; Elizabeth Curtis; Ens. Thomas Curtis; Judge Joseph Curtiss, Sr. and 1 other

Occupation: Naval officer
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About Benjamin Curtis

Family of Sergt. John Curtis (1795) & Elizabeth [Curtis]:

Benjamin Curtis. Born on 30 Sep 1652 in Stratford, CT.64 Benjamin died bef 4 Oct 1733 in Stratford, CT.

Benjamin first married Sarah [Curtis].

Child of Benjamin and Sarah Curtis:

  •     i. Sarah, b. 24 May 1679 at Stratford.

On 23 Mar 1680/1 when Benjamin was 28, he second married Esther Judson, daughter of Lieut. Joseph Judson (ca 1618/9-8 Oct 1690) & Sarah Porter (ca 1624/5-16 Mar 1696/7), in Stratford, CT.64 Born on 20 Aug 1660 in Stratford, CT.64 Esther died in Stratford, CT, on 27 Aug 1713; she was 53.64

Children of Benjamin and Esther (Judson) Curtis:

  •     i. John Curtis, b. 18 Feb 1681/2, d. between 3 Sep 1745 and 19 Sep 1745, m. 1st at Stratford 19 Feb 1706/7 Margaret Pickett (b. 14 Aug 1686, d. 8 Oct 1714 at Stratford, dau. of Daniel & Mary Pickett), m. 2nd at Stratford 3 Nov 1715 Hannah Johnson (b. 6 Dec 1689, dau. of Ebenezer Johnson of Derby), m. 3rd after 1734 Rebecca Blackleach (dau. of Richard Blackleach, widow of John Allyn & Benjamin Rumsey);
  •     ii. David Curtis, b. Nov 1682, m. 1st at Stratford 26 Nov 1719 Dinah Wakeley (d. Jun 1725 at Stratford, dau. of James & Hannah (Gifford) Wakeley);
  •     iii. Ruth Curtis, b. 11 Jan 1683/4, d. 23 Apr 1721, m. at Stratford 15 Nov 1705 John Thompson (d. 20 Jul 1765);
  •     iv. James Curtis, b. 4 May 1686, d. 1 Nov 1765 at Durham, CT, m. ca. 1708 Hannah Coe (b. 14 Apr 1679, dau. of John Coe);
  •     v. Dinah Curtis, b. Oct 1689, m. at Stratford 26 Jun 1718 Nathan Beardsley (b. 7 Oct 1686 at Stratford);
  •     vi. Anna, b. ca. 1697;
  •     vii. Hester Curtis, d. 26 Aug 1701; and
  •     viii. Esther Curtis, bp. 10 Feb 1706

Married on 1 Dec 1714 Stratford, Fairfield, Connecticut to Bathsheba Tomlinson. She was widow of Ephraim Stiles, and dau. of Henry Tomlinson.

From WeRelate

Benjamin Curtis, in Jacobus, Donald Lines. History and Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield. (New Haven, Conn.: The Tuttle, Morehouse & Taylor Company, 1930-1932), 1:172-73.

Curtis, Benjamin, s. of John. Deputy (Stratford), Oct. 1697, Jan. 1698, Oct. 1700, Oct. 1703, May 1705, May 1706, May, Oct. and Dec. 1707, Oct. and Nov. 1711, Oct. 1712, Oct. 1714, May and Oct. 1721, Oct. 1722; Naval Officer, Port of Stratford, May 1714.

Born at Stratford, 30 Sept. 1652; d. there in 1733. Adm'n was granted, 19 June 1733, to John Curtis and Zachariah Booth. Married (1) at Stratford, 23 Mar. 1680/1, Esther Judson. She was dau. of Joseph, b. 20 Aug. 1660. Mrs. Hester, wife of Benjamin, d. 27 Aug. 1713. Mr. Benjamin m. (2) at Stratford, 1 Dec. 1714, Mis't Bathsheba Stiles. She was widow of Ephraim Stiles, and dau. of Henry Tomlinson, b. 3 Jan. 1661/2. A prenuptial agreement with her, dated 27 Nov. 1714, appointed Samuel Walker trustee, and gave her power to dispose at her own will of personal estate and negroes. She d. 9 Feb. 1735 ae. 74 (g. s.).

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Benjamin Curtis's Timeline

1652
September 30, 1652
Stratford, Fairfield County, Connecticut
1670
1670
Age 17
Dinwiddie, Virginia, United States
1679
May 24, 1679
Age 26
Stratford, Fairfield , Connecticut
1680
March 23, 1680
Age 27
Stratford, Fairfield, CT
1681
February 18, 1681
Age 28
Stratford, Fairfield, Connecticut
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Stratford, Fairfield, Connecticut
1683
January 11, 1683
Age 30
Stratford, Fairfield, Connecticut
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Stratford, Fairfield, Connecticut
1686
May 14, 1686
Age 33
Of, Stratford, Fairfield, Connecticut
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Age 34
Stratford, Fairfield, Connecticut