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Elizabeth Curtis (unknown)

Also Known As: "Not Elizabeth Wells"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: England
Death: Died in Stratford, Fairfield, Connecticut
Immediate Family:

Daughter of John Welles and Mary Welles
Wife of Ensign John Curtis
Mother of George Curtis; John Curtis; Sarah Wells; Lt. Israel Curtis Sr; Ensign Thomas Curtis and 14 others

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About Elizabeth Curtis

Ca 1641 when John Curtis was 29, he married Elizabeth in CT. Born ca 1615 in England. Elizabeth died in Stratford, Fairfield Co., CT, on 9 Mar 1681/1682; she was 66.

They had the following children:

  1. i. John. Born on 14 Oct 1642 in Stratford, Fairfield Co., CT. John died in Newark, NJ, on 17 Sep 1704; he was 61. John married Hannah ?. Born in Of Stratford, Fairfield Co., CT. 4
  2. ii. Israel (1644-1704)
  3. iii. Elizabeth. Born on 2 May 1647 in Stratford, Fairfield Co., CT. 5
  4. iv. THOMAS (1648->1736) v. Joseph. Born on 12 Nov 1650 in Stratford, Fairfield Co., CT. Joseph died in 1742; he was 91. On 9 Nov 1676 when Joseph was 25, he married Bethia BOOTH. Born in Of Stratford, Fairfield Co., CT. 6
  5. vi. Benjamin (1652-1733)
  6. vii. Hannah. Born on 2 Feb 1654/1655 in Stratford, Fairfield Co., CT. Hannah died in 1728; she was 73. Ca 1671 when Hannah was 16, she married Benjamin LEWIS. Born in Of Stratford, Fairfield, CT.

Info on Elizabeth Wells from John Curtis report:

!SOURCE: "Familes of Ancient New Haven", compiled by Donald Lines Jacobus.

WORLD FAMILY TREE has John Curtis' Death as Sep 17 1707

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Elizabeth Wells (daughter of John, eldest son of Governor Thomas Wells). (see pg xi as quoted from The History of Ancient Wethersfield, Connecticut). However pg2 says "that John Curtiss' (2) wife Elizabeth's surname is not known. "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 Curtiss (2), then, was his uncle by marriage".

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Elizabeth Curtis's Timeline

1539
1539
Connecticut
1539
Essex, UK
1618
1618
England
1635
1635
Age 17
Nazing, Essex, England
1642
October 10, 1642
Age 24
Stratford, New Haven Colony (Present Fairfield County), (Present Connecticut)
October 14, 1642
Age 24
Stratford, Connecticut, USA
1644
February 14, 1644
Age 26
Stratford, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States
April 3, 1644
Age 26
Stratford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA
1646
October 1, 1646
Age 28
Stratford, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States
1647
May 2, 1647
Age 29
Stratford, Fairfield County, Connecticutt