Lt. Israel Curtis, Sr.

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Israel Curtis

Also Known As: "Israell Curtiss"
Birthdate: (60)
Birthplace: Stratford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA
Death: October 28, 1704 (60)
Woodbury, Litchfield County Connecticut, USA
Place of Burial: Woodbury, , , Conn
Immediate Family:

Son of Sgt. John Curtis and Elizabeth Curtis
Husband of Rebecca Curtis
Father of Rael Curtis; Israel Curtis; Ens. John Curtis; Stephen Curtis; Peter Curtis and 4 others
Brother of Capt. John Curtis; Elizabeth Curtis; Ens. Thomas Curtis; Judge Joseph Curtiss, Sr.; Benjamin Curtis and 3 others

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About Lt. Israel Curtis, Sr.

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

4418. Lieut. Israel Curtis. Born on 3 Apr 1644 in Stratford, CT.64 Israel died in Woodbury, CT, on 28 Oct 1704; he was 60.

Ca 1665 Israel married Rebecca Beardsley, daughter of William Beardsley (ca 1604-6 Jul 1661) & Mary Harvey (ca 1605-), in Woodbury, CT. Born in 1647 in Stratford, CT. Rebecca died on 17 Feb 1739 in Woodbury, CT.


From Jacobus’s History and Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield:64

    “Curtis, Israel, son of John. Deputy (Woodbury), May and June 1689, May and Oct. 1691, May, June and Oct. 1692, May, Sept. and Oct. 1693, Oct. 1695, May. and Oct. 1696, May 1699, May 1703, Oct. 1704; Commissioner for Woodbury, 1691-97; Lt., Woodbury Trainband, Oct. 1690.

    “Bom at Stratford, 3 Apr. 1644; Lt. Israel d. at Woodbury, 28 Oct. 1704 in 61 yr. An original proprietor of Woodbury, 1672.

    “Agreement 10 Nov. 1704 to divide Est. of Lt. Israel Curtís; widow Rebecca Curtis; daus. Hannah wife of Thomas Minor and Rebecca wife of Ephraim Minor; three sons, Israel, John, Stephen.”


Parents and Siblings:

  • F. Sergeant John Curtis1614/15 - 1707
  • M. Elizabeth Unknown bef 1622 - 1681/82 m. bef 1642


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Lt. Israel Curtis, Sr.'s Timeline

April 3, 1644
Stratford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA
May 12, 1668
Age 24
Ratford, Fld, Onn.
May 12, 1668
Age 24
Stratford, Fairfield County, Connecticut Colony
October 10, 1670
Age 26
Stratford, Fairfield County, Connecticut Colony
Age 27
Woodbury, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States of America
August 24, 1673
Age 29
Stratford, Fairfield, Connecticut
Age 30
Stratford, Fairfield, Connecticut, USA
Age 31
Stratford, Fairfield County, Connecticut Colony
November 11, 1677
Age 33
Woodbury, Ltchfl, Connecticut, USA