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Zachariah Curtiss (Curtis), Sr.

Also Known As: "Curtiss", "Custis", "Zachariah"
Birthplace: Stratford, Fairfield County, Connecticut
Death: Died in Stratford, Fairfield County, Connecticut
Immediate Family:

Son of Capt. William Curtis and Mary Curtis
Husband of Hannah Curtis
Father of Nathaniel Curtis, Sr.; Hannah Curtiss; Elizabeth Curtiss; Zachariah Curtiss, Jr.; Isaac Curtiss and 4 others
Brother of Sarah Belding; Jonathan Curtis; Joshua Curtis; Abigail Curtis; Daniel Curtis and 3 others

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About Zachariah Curtiss, Sr.

Family of Capt. William Curtis (1796) & Mary [Curtis]: Payne-Joyce Genealogy:

4431. Zachariah Curtis. Born on 14 Nov 1659 in Stratford, CT.64 Zachariah died in Stratford, CT, on 12 Jun 1748; he was 88.64 Zachariah married Hannah Porter, daughter of Nathaniel Porter (ca Jul 1640-Jan 1679/80) & Hannah Groves. Born on 10 Apr 1665 in Stratford, CT.64 Hannah died in Stratford, CT, on 14 Feb 1738; she was 72.64

Children of Zachariah and Hannah (Porter) Curtis, born at Stratford:

  •     i. Nathaniel Curtis, d. 1761, m. at Stratford 27 Nov 1712 Hannah Welles (b. ca. 1692 at Stratford, d. ca. 1761 at Hartford, dau. of John & Mary (Hollister) Welles);
  •     ii. Hannah Curtis, d. 1749;
  •     iii. Elizabeth Curtis, b. 1692, d. 22 May 1776 at Ripton, CT, m. Zachariah Beardsley (b. 13 Nov 1686 at Stratford, d. 1748);
  •     iv. Isaac Curtis, d. 1741, m. at Stratford 8 Sep 1726 Elizabeth Bostick;
  •     v. Jonathan Curtis, b. 1 Apr 1697;
  •     vi. Zachariah Curtis, twin, b. 1 Apr 1697, d. 18 Feb 1746 at Trumbull, CT, m. at Stratford 9 Jan 1722 Mary Mitchell (b. 27 Feb 1701, d. 3 jan 1745 at Trumbull, dau. of Daniel Mitchell); and
  •     vii. Jeremiah Curtis, bp. 26 may 1706, d. 31 Mar 1795 at Southington, CT, Rev., m. 1st at Stratford 7 Jan 1731 Hannah Burnham (b. 18 Nov 1708, d. 6 Apr 1772 at Southington, dau. of William & Hannah (Wolcott) Burnham), m. 2nd at Southington 4 May 1774 Rachel Guernsey (d. 21 Oct 1794 at Southington).


The Zachariah Curtiss Houses are located in New England, and are Colonial American wooden post-and-beam timber frame farm houses. The older house of the two was built by Zachariah I around 1686 and the second house was built by his son Zachariah II around 1721 in the Georgian architectural style. The houses are situated on the Farm Highway or Route 108 on the south side of Mischa Hill and are among the oldest houses in the village of Nichols in Trumbull, Connecticut.


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Zachariah Curtiss, Sr.'s Timeline

November 14, 1659
Stratford, Fairfield County, Connecticut
Age 28
Stratford, Fairfield County, Connecticut, United States
Age 30
Stratford, Fairfield County, Connecticutt
Age 32
Stratford, Fairfield County, Connecticutt
April 1, 1697
Age 37
Stratford, Fairfield County, Connecticutt
April 1, 1697
Age 37
Stratford, Fairfield County, Connecticutt
Age 40
Stratford, Fairfield County, Connecticutt
May 26, 1706
Age 46
Stratford, Fairfield County, Connecticutt
April 1, 1708
Age 48