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ANN CURTIS Anna Wroe April 11 April 17 April 26 BENJAMIN CURTIS born in Boston Bradbury British BUCKMINSTER FAMILY Caleb Charles Curtis Charles Pelham CHILDREN Clarke Crafts Curtis died January Curtis died November Curtis died Oct Curtis married daughter of Charles DESCENDANTS OP WILLIAM Died April died December died February died in Boston died June died March FIFTH Framingham Frances Gore Halifax Hannah Harvard College Heath Helena Pelham HENRY BASS CURTIS Henry Pelham Infant Isaac Curtis Jamaica Plain James Freeman JOHN CURTIS Joseph Buckminster JOSEPH CURTIS lost at sea March 17 Maria married Anna married Elizabeth married his cousin married Mary married Sarah Massachusetts Matilda Mehitable NATHANIEL CURTIS Obadiah Curtis Philip 2d Philip Curtis Phiup Rebecca Roxbury Samuel Clarke SAMUEL CURTIS Scollay Second wife Sept settled in Boston SEVENTH Sharon ship SIXTH Stevenson Stony brook Thomas Curtis VIII Wife died WILLIAM CURTIS young youngest
Page 10 - He was habited according to the fashion of gentlemen in those days; a three-cornered hat, a club wig, a long coat of ample dimensions that appeared to have been made with reference to future growth; breeches with large buckles, and shoes fastened in the same manner, completed his dress.
Page 10 - Lexington battle, he mounted his horse, left his home, and everything belonging to it, and, pistol in hand, rode at full speed to Boston, stopping on the way only to answer an old friend who asked, "Are you going, Commodore?" "Yes," he replied ; " I have always eaten the king's bread, and always intend to.
Page 10 - Why, what shall I do with them?" she asked. "If we come back," they replied, " we will know our own, and if we never return we would rather you should have them than the British.
Page 3 - War of 1812 and in the action off Boston, between the Chesapeake and Shannon ; also in the Constitution with Stewart when he took the Cyane and the Levant. After the war Lieut. Curtis led a boat expedition in the West Indies against the pirates in the Isle of Pines, when their stronghold was taken by assault. About 1824 he left the naval service for the mercantile marine. Afterwards he was superintendent of the Dover Cotton Mills, and first superintendent of the Boston and Worcester RR where he was...
Page 2 - Lieutenant in Capt. Henchman's Company; slain by the Indians in an expedition which left Boston in 1675 for the rescue of some captives taken by the savages at the Town of Marlborough. The captives were recovered, but in an assault at the Indian camp at Hassanomossett (now Grafton) led by Lieut. Curtis, he was killed. REFERENCE: Body's Soldiers in King Philip's War.
Page 10 - Curtis afterwards purchased part of the farm in Newton, belonging to his grandson, Samuel Clarke, where he and his wife passed the remainder of their days. They went to Newton about 1 807.
Page 2 - Court doc order John Curtice of Roxbury, to be a guide to the forces now going forth, and he is impowered to take sixe Indians from the island for his assistance, with their armes, some of which Indians may be improved for spies, as the commander in chcife shall appoint.