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Thomas Curtis

Birthplace: Springfield Twp, Burlington, New Jersey
Death: Died in Baptisttown, Kingwood Twp, Hunterdon New Jersey
Place of Burial: Old School Baptist.
Immediate Family:

Son of Thomas Curtis, Jr. and Jane Crosse
Husband of Else Curtis
Father of Mary Jane Alderson
Brother of Jane Sharp; Dorothy Curtis; Sarah Curtis b. 1662; Elizabeth Curtis; Abigail Curtis and 1 other
Half brother of Sarah Pancoast

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Thomas Curtis


Reverened Thomas Curtis was born 1685 in Springfield Twp, Burlington, New Jersey. He died 28 Apr 1749 in Baptisttown, Hunterdon, New Jersey and was buried in Old School Baptist. Thomas married Elsje Alice Merrill about 1710/1712 in , Burlington, New Jersey. Elsje was born Abt 1685/1690 1690/5 in Middletown, Monmouth, New Jersu. She died after 1749/1756 in Kingwood Twp, Hunterdon, New Jersey.


Thomas (Rev.) Curtis, born 1685 in New Jersey; died April 28, 1749 in age 64, Kingwood, Hunterdon Co NJ; married Ailse (Else) Merrill. married Ailse (Else) Merrill, born 1690 in Monmouth NJ; died Aft 1749 in Hunterdon Co New Jersey. She was the daughter of 86. William Merrill I and 87. Grace Stout.


Played an important role in development of the Baptist Church in New Jersey, taking the church to western New Jersey. John Alderson, his son-in-law, accompanined him in his Baptist missionary work in Pennsylvania and Virginia. Thomas may have died intestate in Burlington Co NJ in 1732. Not sure which Thomas that was.

Child of Thomas Curtis and Ailse Merrill is:

21 i. Mary Jane Curtis, born 1701 in New Jersey; died 1785 in Botetourt Co Va; married John Alderson 1726 in Hunterdon Co NJ.

Rev Thomas CURTIS  '''b 1685 Springfield Twp,   Burlington Co  NJ,''' mentioned as son-in-law (stepson) in will   of Thomas CROSSE, guardian was William ATKINSON 1698-1706,     of Hopewell 1715, of Amwell; d 28 Apr 1749  '''Baptisttown,   Kingwood Twp, Hunterdon Co NJ, buried at Old School Baptist  Cemetery  1756'''  m Abt 1715 Hopewell NJ Elsje (Alice) MERRILL b Abt    1690/5 Middletown, Monmouth Co NJ; d Abt 1756 Kingwood Twp,  Hunterdon Co NJ
  • 3 Mary Jane (Jane) CURTIS b Abt 1720 Hopewell, Hunterdon Co NJ; d Abt 1785 Fincastle, Boutetourt Co VA m Abt 1736 Hopewell, Hunterdon Co NJ Elder John ALDERSON : b 20 Oct1 700 Grinton-in-Swalesdale, Yorkshire ENGLAND son of John ALDERSON and Alice MILNER, came to Hunterdon Co NJ in 1719, moved to Bucks Co PA 1738/44, to Rockingham Co VA in 1755, to Botetourt Co VA 1773; d Abt 1780 Fincastle, Boutetort Co VA -3 878
  • Thomas CURTIS b 24 Jan1719 Hunterdon Co NJ; d 15 Oct1814 Kingwood Twp, Hunterdon Co NJ, buried Old School Baptist Church 3 878 m 25Nov1742 Mary ?______ b Sep 1724; d 27 May1815 Kingwood Twp, Hunterdon Co NJ, buried Old School Baptist Church
  • Benjamin CURTIS b 1720/1 Hunterdon Co NJ; d 12May1778/82 Baptisttown, Kingwood Twp, Hunterdon Co Nj, buried Old School Baptist Church m Jane ?______ d 14Jul1821 Baptisttown, Kingwood Twp, Hunterdon Co NJ
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Thomas Curtis's Timeline

Springfield Twp, Burlington, New Jersey
Age 25
Age 27
Hunterdon, NJ, USA
April 28, 1749
Age 64
Baptisttown, Kingwood Twp, Hunterdon New Jersey
Old School Baptist.