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.