William Curtis (1540 - 1585)

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Birthplace: Nazeing, Essex, England
Death: Died in Nazeing, Essex, England
Managed by: Earlene Kay Rutledge
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About William Curtis

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1540-1585

Nazing, Essex

[Will of WIllm Curtis]

Commissary Court of London; an original will, proved on July 9, 1585.

"In the name of God Amen the 10th day of May in the year of our Lord 1585. I Willm Curtis of ye pish of Nazing in ye county of Essex sick of bodie but of good memorie God have prays do make & ordeyn this my last Will & Tesmt in form following first I bequeath my soule into the hands of All mughtie god beleving to be saved by the death of Jhesus Christe & I yeald my body to the Earth in hope of the resurrection wth the iust in the day. Concerning my wordly good I geve & Bequeath the as followeth. Itm I geve to the poore of the pish of Nazing 20 shillings of lawfull english mony to be distributed unto them at the discrecon of my Executors. Itm I geve & bequeath to Sara Curtis my daughter the sum of ten pounds of lawfull english mony to be payd unto here at the day of her mariadge. Itm I geve & bequeath to Edward Curtis my son 10 pounds of lawfull english mony to be payd unto hym at his adge of 21 year. Itm I geve & bequeath to Gabriell my soon the sum of ten pounds of lawfull english mony to be payd to him in like mannr at his adge of 21 yeares. Itm I geve & Bequeath to John Curtis my yongest soon 20 markes of lawfull english mony to be payd also to him at his adge of 21 yeares. Itm geve to my daughter Mary the sum of forty shillinges of lawfull english mony to be payd unto her wthn two moneths next after my deceasse. Ite my will & mynde is that all these legasies heere before geven shalbe payd out of my moveable goodes wthout the house as Corne cattells 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 between Agnes my wife & Thomas Curtis my eldest son excepting out of my sayd bequest two of my best lambes wch I geve to my daughter Maryes 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 Executors to see my will truly fulfilled my debts payd & funeralls discharged. And I desire my good freend goodman Bannister & my brother Geordg Curtis to be oversears of this my laste will & Testmt.

Witnesses John Bannister George Curtis and John Hopkins (recorder) (A Genealogy of the Curtiss-Curtis Family of Stratford, Connecticut - Harlow Dunham Curtis)

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WILLIAM3 CURTIS (JOHN2, JOHN1) was born May 17, 1540 in Nazeing, Essex, England, and died May 17, 1585 in Nazeing, essex, England. He married MS AGNES 1555 in Nazing, Essex Co, England. She was born Abt. 1541 in Nazeing, Essex, England, and died July 09, 1585 in Nazeing, Essex County, England.

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William Curtis's Timeline

1539
July 9, 1539
Stanford Rivers, Essex, Eng
July 9, 1539
Stanford Rivers, Essex, Eng
July 9, 1539
Stanford Rivers, Essex, Eng
July 9, 1539
Stanford Rivers, Essex, Eng
1540
May 17, 1540
Nazeing, Essex, England
May 17, 1540
Nazeing, Essex, England
July 9, 1540
Stanford Rivers, Essex, England
July 9, 1540
Stanford Rivers, Essex, England
1555
1555
Age 14
Nazeing, Essex England
1560
1560
Age 19
Sandwich, Kent, England