Pane-Joyce Genealogy
Family of Sergt. John Curtis (1812) & Elizabeth
4478. Capt. John Curtis. Born on 14 Oct 1642 in Stratford, CT.65 John died in Newark, NJ, on 17 Sep 1704; he was 61.65

In 1667 John was a proprietor of the town of Newark. He represented Newark at the general court from 1683-1688.
John married Hannah Preston (4025) , daughter of William Preston (1613) (ca 1590-1647) & Mary Seabrook (ca 1601-aft 1680). Born ca 1636. Hannah died bef 21 Oct 1701.
4479. Lieut. Israel Curtis. Born on 3 Apr 1644 in Stratford, CT.65 Israel died in Woodbury, CT, on 28 Oct 1704; he was 60.65

From Jacobus’s History and Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield:65
    “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.”
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.

Children of Israel and Rebecca (Beardsley) Curtis, born at Stratford and Woodbury:
    i. Israel Curtis, b. 18 Mar 1666/7, d. soon;
    ii. Israel Curtis, b. 12 May 1668, m. ca. 1693 Mary Morehouse (dau. of Samuel Morehouse of Fairfield), resided at Woodbury;
    iii. John Curtis, b. first week of Oct 1670, d. 14 Apr 1754 at Woodbury, Ens., m. ca. 1696 Johanna Burr (b. 1676 at Fairfield, d. 1 Sep 1749 at Woodbury, dau. of Jehu & Elizabeth (Prudden) Burr);
    iv. Stephen Curtis, b. 24 Aug 1673;
    v. Hannah Curtis, b. ca. 1675, m. ca. 1692 Thomas Minor (b. 29 may 1662 at Stratford, d. 15 Jun 1722 at Woodbury, brother of Sarah who married Hannah’s brother Stephen);
    vi. Rebecca Curtis, bp. 17 Nov 1677 at Woodbury, d. there 13 Mar 1673, m. there 21 Aug 1701 Ephraim Minor (b. 24 Oct 1675 at Stratford, d. 16 Sep 1672 at Woodbury, brother of Sarah and Thomas who married Rebecca’s older siblings);
    vii. Peter Curtis, b. ca. 1679;
    viii. Ruth Curtis, bp. 3 Apr 1681, d. young;
    ix. Josiah Curtis, bp. 4 Nov 1682, d. yooung; and
    x. Ruth Curtis, bp. 11 Sep 1686, d. young.
Their children include:
12949i.
Stephen Curtis (24 Aug 1673-11 Jun 1723)
4480. Elizabeth Curtis. Born on 2 May 1647 in Stratford, CT.65
4481. Ens. Thomas Curtis. Born on 14 Jan 1648 in Stratford, CT.349 Thomas died in 1736 in Wallingford, CT.52

Thomas was deputy for Wallingford, Sep and Oct 1689, May and Oct 1717, May 1718. He was Ensign of the Wallingford Trainband Oct 1704.65
On 9 Jun 1674 when Thomas was 26, he married Mary Merriman, daughter of Capt. Nathaniel Merriman (ca 1613-13 Feb 1693/4) & Joan (ca 1628-8 Dec 1709), in Wallingford, CT.86 Born on 12 Jul 1657 in New Haven, CT.53 At the age of 3, Mary was baptized in First Congregational Society, New Haven, on 27 Jun 1661.52
Their children include:
12950i.
Mary Curtis (13 Oct 1675-)
12951ii.
Sergt. Nathaniel Curtis (14 May 1677-4 Mar 1763)
12952iii.
Samuel Curtis (3 Feb 1678[/9]-29 Oct 1769)
12953iv.
Elizabeth Curtis (11 Sep 1680-30 Sep 1735)
12954v.
Hannah Curtis (3 Dec 1682-12 Oct 1703)
12955vi.
Thomas Curtis (26 Aug 1685-Mar 1758)
12956vii.
Sarah Curtis (1 Oct 1687-6 Mar 1760)
12957viii.
Abigail Curtis (Nov 1689-12 Jan 1730)
12958ix.
Joseph Curtis (1 Oct 1691-Jan 1756)
12959x.
Jemima Curtis (15 Jan 1694/5-3 Mar 1789)
12960xi.
Rebecca Curtis (21 Aug 1697-)
12961xii.
John Curtis (18 Sep 1699-4 Apr 1775)
4482. Ens. Joseph Curtis. Born on 12 Nov 1650 in Stratford, CT.65 Joseph died in 1742 in Stratford, CT.65

From Jacobus’s History and Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield:65
    “Curtis, Joseph, s. of John. Deputy (Stratford), May and July 1686, May and Oct. 1689, May 1690, May 1691, May and June 1692, May and Sept. 1693, May 1694; Assistant, 1698-1721; Ens., company raised for war, Mar. 1692/3; Commissioner for Stratford, 1692-97; Associate Judge, Fairfie1d County Court, 1698; Judge of County Court, 1711, 1725; Committee of War, Fairfield County, Oct. 1709; Justice, 1722-28.”
On 9 Nov 1676 when Joseph was 25, he married Bethia Booth (6025) , daughter of Richard Booth (ca 1606-1687) & Elizabeth Hawley (2420) (-Sep 1689), in Stratford, CT.65,65 Born on 18 May 1658 in Stratford, CT.65 Bethia died in Stratford, CT, on 2 Aug 1699; she was 41.

Children of Joseph and Bethia (Booth) Curtis, born at Stratford:
    i. Elizabeth Curtis, b. 17 Jan 1677[/8];
    ii. Anna Curtis, b. 1 Sep 1679;
    iii. Mary Curtis, b. ca. 1682, d. 16 Apr 1767 at Trumbull, m. 1st at Stratford 26 Dec 1704 Joseph Nichols (b. 21 Sep 1685 at Stratford, d. there 17 Jan 1743, son of Abraham & Rachel (Kellogg) Nichols), m. 2nd Henry Hawley;
    iv. Ephraim Curtis, b. 31 Dec 1684;
    v. Joseph Curtis, b. 1 Nov 1687, d. between 1 Jul 1738 and 2 Aug 1738 at Stratford, m. there 5 Jul 1711 Elizabeth Wells (dau. of John & Mary (Hollester) Wells);
    vi. Nathan Curtis, b. 21 Feb 1689/90, m. at Stratford 23 Jun 1715 Eunice Judson (dau. of Jeremiah & Mary (Wells) Judson);
    vii. Josiah Curtis, b. 31 Mar 1692, d. 26 Apr 1708;
    viii. Bethia Curtis, b. 17 Mar 1695/6, m. at Stratford 7 Dec 1714 Benjamin Burton (b. 3 Aug 1692 at Stratford, son of Solomon & Mary (Judson) Burton);
    ix. Eleazer Curtis, b. 30 Jul 1699, d. 21 Oct 1699;
    x. Ebenezer Curtis, b. 1 Aug 1699, d. May 1700; and
    xi. Eliphalet Curtis, twin, b. 1 Aug 1699, m. at Stratford 7 Dec 1720 Hannah Burroughs (dau. of John & Patience Burroughs).
Their children include:
12962i.
Elizabeth Curtis (17 Jan 1677/8-)
12963ii.
Ephraim Curtis (31 Dec 1684-9 May 1775)
4483. Benjamin Curtis. Born on 30 Sep 1652 in Stratford, CT.65 Benjamin died bef 4 Oct 1733 in Stratford, CT.

From Jacobus’s History and Genealogy of the Families of Old Fairfield:65
    “Curtis, Benjamin, s. of John. Deputy (Stratford), Oct. 1697, Jan. 1698, Oct. 1700, Oct. 1703, May 1705, May 1706, May, Oct. and Dec. 1707, Oct. and Nov. 1711, Oct. 1712, Oct. 1714, May and Oct. 1721, Oct. 1722; Naval Officer, Port of Stratford, May 1714.”
    “Adm’n was granted, 19 June 1733, to John Curtiws and Zachariah Booth.”
Benjamin first married Sarah.

Child of Benjamin and Sarah Curtis:
    i. Sarah, b. 24 May 1679 at Stratford.
On 23 Mar 1680/1 when Benjamin was 28, he second married Esther Judson, daughter of Lieut. Joseph Judson (ca 1618/9-8 Oct 1690) & Sarah Porter (ca 1624/5-16 Mar 1696/7), in Stratford, CT.65 Born on 20 Aug 1660 in Stratford, CT.65 Esther died in Stratford, CT, on 27 Aug 1713; she was 53.65

Children of Benjamin and Esther (Judson) Curtis:
    i. John Curtis, b. 18 Feb 1681/2, d. between 3 Sep 1745 and 19 Sep 1745, m. 1st at Stratford 19 Feb 1706/7 Margaret Pickett (b. 14 Aug 1686, d. 8 Oct 1714 at Stratford, dau. of Daniel & Mary Pickett), m. 2nd at Stratford 3 Nov 1715 Hannah Johnson (b. 6 Dec 1689, dau. of Ebenezer Johnson of Derby), m. 3rd after 1734 Rebecca Blackleach (dau. of Richard Blackleach, widow of John Allyn & Benjamin Rumsey);
    ii. David Curtis, b. Nov 1682, m. 1st at Stratford 26 Nov 1719 Dinah Wakeley (d. Jun 1725 at Stratford, dau. of James & Hannah (Gifford) Wakeley);
    iii. Ruth Curtis, b. 11 Jan 1683/4, d. 23 Apr 1721, m. at Stratford 15 Nov 1705 John Thompson (d. 20 Jul 1765);
    iv. James Curtis, b. 4 May 1686, d. 1 Nov 1765 at Durham, CT, m. ca. 1708 Hannah Coe (b. 14 Apr 1679, dau. of John Coe);
    v. Dinah Curtis, b. Oct 1689, m. at Stratford 26 Jun 1718 Nathan Beardsley (b. 7 Oct 1686 at Stratford);
    vi. Anna, b. ca. 1697;
    vii. Hester Curtis, d. 26 Aug 1701; and
    viii. Esther Curtis, bp. 10 Feb 1706.
Their children include:
12964i.
Phebe Curtis (ca 1687-)
12965ii.
Anna Curtis (ca 1697-18 May 1733)
12966iii.
Esther Curtis (ca 1706-25 Aug 1775)
On 1 Dec 1714 when Benjamin was 62, he third married Bathshua Tomlinson, daughter of Henry Tomlinson (1606-16 Mar 1681) & Alice (-25 Jan 1697/8), in Stratford, CT.65 Born on 3 Jan 1661/2 in Stratford, CT.65 Bathshua died in Woodbury, CT, on 9 Feb 1735; she was 73.

Bathshua (also spelled Bathsheba) Tomlinson.
4484. Hannah Curtis. Born on 2 Feb 1654[/5] in Stratford, CT.65 Hannah died in Wallingford, CT, on 21 Oct 1728; she was 73.65

Children of Benjamin and Hannah (Curtis) Lewis, the first two born at Wallingford, the others all probably born at Stratford:
    i. John Lewis, b. 30 Sep 1672;
    ii. Mary Lewis, b. 9 Nov 1674, d. 7 Oct 1745 at Durham, CT, m. at Stratford 22 Nov 1699 Samuel Fairchild (b. 16 Jan 1676/7 at Woodbury, d. 25 Aug 1747 at Durham, son of Thomas & Susanna (Preston) Fairchild);
    iii. James Lewis, b. ca. 1677, d. 29 Jan 1766 at Stratford, m. there 11 Nov 1702 Hannah Judson (b. 30 May 1681 at Stratford, d. there 2 Jul 1756, dau. of Captain James & Rebecca (Welles) Judson);
    iv. Edmund Lewis, b. ca. 1679, d. 14 May 1757 at Monroe, CT, m. 1st at Stratford 21 May 1702 Hannah Beach (b. Sep 1681 at Stratford, d. there 15 Jul 1756, dau. of Benjamin & Sarah (Welles) Beach), m. 2nd Sarah (d. 6 Jan 1792 at Monroe);\
    v. Joseph Lewis, b. ca. 1683, d. 3 Jul 1756 at Stratford, m. there 29 Jun 1714 Phebe Judson (b. 2 Oct 1691 at Stratford, d. there 11 Sep 1753, dau. of James & Rebecca (Welles) Judson);;
    vi. Hannah Lewis, b. ca. 1685, d. 1777 at Ripton, CT, m. at Stratford 10 Sep 1714 Sr. Joseph Jones;
    vii. Martha Lewis, b. ca. 1691, d. after 30 Sep 1754, m. at Stratford 18 Dec 1712 James Judson (b. 1 Apr 1689 at Stratford, d. before 4 Sep 1744, brother of Hannah Judson who m. Martha’s older brother James);
    viii. Abigail Lewis, b. ca. 1694, d. 18 Feb 1722 at Stratford, m. 1st at Stratford 1 Dec 1715 Samuel Prindle (b. 18 Jul 1691at Derby, CT), m. 2nd at Stratford 8 Nov 1721 Joshua Judson (b. 31 Mar 1698 at Stratford, son of Samuel & Mary (Bostwick) Judson);
    ix. Benjamin Lewis, b. ca. 1696, d. 7 Jul 1759 at Stratford, m. 1st at Stratford 26 Feb 1719/20 Sarah Nichols (d. soon after marriage), m. 2nd at Stratford 24 Dec 1720 Sarah DeForest (b. 9 Nov 1698 at Stratford, d. there 8 Jun 1765, dau. of David & Martha (Blagge) DeForest); and
    x. Eunice Lewis, b. 29 Jan 1698, d. 26 Feb 1789 at Stratford, m. there 5 Jan 1721/2 Judson Burton (b. ca. 1697, d. before 8 Mar 1774, son of Solomon & Mercy (Judson) Burton).
In 1671 Hannah married Benjamin Lewis, son of Edmund Lewis (ca 1600- 1650/1) & Mary (ca 1602-7 Sep 1658), in Stratford, CT. Born ca 1646 in Lynn, MA. Benjamin died ca 1700 in Stratford, CT.
Their children include:
12967i.
Martha Lewis (ca 1691-aft 30 Sep 1754)
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