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Moses Curtis and Mary Mecham

HUSBAND:
Moses CURTIS. [PC M5].
Born 21 February 1747 at Boxford, Essex County, Massachusetts, son of James CURTIS and Mary BUSHWELL. He married Mary (Molly) MECHAM on 20 October 1770-1771 at Boxford, Essex County, Massachusetts. He died 1815 (1818-S?) at New Salem, Franklin County, Massachusetts.

WIFE:
Mary (Molly) MECHAM.
Born 26 JUL 1746 at New Salem, Franklin County, Massachusetts, daughter of Jeremiah MECHAM [F274a] and Rebecca HAWKINS [F275a]. She married Moses CURTIS [F136a] on 20 OCT 1770-1 at Boxford, Essex County, Massachusetts. She died in 1818 at New Salem, Franklin County, Massachusetts or in Erie County, Pennsylvania (probably at New Salem, but it is possible that she went to Pennsylvania with her son Nahum and his family).

CHILDREN of Moses CURTIS [F136a] and Mary MECHAM [F137a]:
  1. Eleanor CURTIS. Born 8 MAY 1771 (1774) in New Salem, Franklin County, Massachusetts. Died 29 (DEC 1771 or FEB 1872).
  2. Annis CURTIS. Christened 17 OCT 1773 in New Salem, Franklin County, Massachusetts. He died 29 MAR (APR) 1842.
  3. Katherine CURTIS. Born 8 MAY 1774-5 in New Salem, Franklin County, Massachusetts. She died 18 MAY.
  4. Jacob CURTIS. Born 10 JUL 1778 in New Salem, Franklin County, Massachusetts. Moved to Missouri and Illinois with the other Curtis families. With his brother Nahum rented farm near Warsaw. Died there at the farm by Warsaw on 18 NOV 1839.
  5. Joseph CURTIS. Born 12 NOV 1780-81 in New Salem, Massachusetts. He died 27 SEP 1845.
  6. Jeremiah CURTIS. Born 10 NOV 1782 in New Salem, Franklin County, Massachusetts. Had a son William. Moved to Missouri and Illinois with the other Curtis families. Lived for a time with his brother Nahum at his farm near Warsaw. Then lived in Montrose, across the river from Nauvoo, before the prophet Joseph was killed. They afterwards followed Lyman Wight's faction into Texas. From there William's descendants went to Redlands, California . He died 17 FEB.
  7. [F68a]. Nahum CURTIS. Nahum was born 7 JUL 1784 at New Salem, Franklin County, Massachusetts. He married Millicent WAITE [F69a] on 29 OCT 1809 at New Salem, Franklin County, Massachusetts. Nahum died (11-S?)(9-S3) MAR 1846 at Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois.
  8. William B. CURTIS.
  9. Polly CURTIS. Born 29 DEC 1792 in New Salem, Franklin County, Massachusetts. She died 29 FEB 18??.


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HOW ARE WE RELATED:
Moses Curtis and Mary Mecham
Nahum Curtis and Millicent Waite
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[NOTE: We are not related to Lyman Curtis, but we are related to Charlotte Alvord through her second Husband, Peter Mack Elliott]
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LeGrand Elliott Morris and Dorothea Berta Ernestina Kersten
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