Josiah Curtis 1794 – 1857

Josiah Curtis Headstone

Josiah Curtis Headstone (third from right)

Josiah Curtis Headstone (third from right)

 

Ancestry:  Jonathan Curtis

Born: 1794 in Raynham Ma.

  • Father: Jonathan Curtis
  • Mother: Mary Jones

Died: March 7, 1857 in Sandwich Ma. at 63 yrs, 2 mos.

  • Buried: Cataumet Cemetery; area A (next to his wife)

Occupation: Painter

Married: Int. December 30, 1827

  • To: Sophia Nye Swift; (1804 – 1894) (Heman Swift & Hannah Hinds)

Children: 5

  • 1. Laura W. Curtis Redding; (March 1, 1828 – June 28, 1851); Married Seth H. Redding, Capt. (Abt.1821 – 1850) (Calvin Redding & Lucy (Hall) Morse); Laura & Seth are in Cataumet Cemetery.
  • 2. Ward S. Curtis; (August 20, 1829 – May 9, 1885); Married Sarah Jane Billings (1829 – 1913) (Lewis Billings & Mary/Polly Willis) in Sandwich Ma. on January 7, 1864; Ward & Sarah are buried in Cataumet Cemetery.
  • 3. Hannah Townsend Curtis Nye; (August 27, 1832 – January 6, 1888); Married David Dimmick Nye (1833 – 1910) (Ebenezer Nye, Jr. Capt. & Syrena Dimmick) in Sandwich Ma. on July 30, 1862; David married (2) Esther F. (Eaton) Dennis (1843 – 1922) (Frederick Eaton & Catherine Kern) in Bourne Ma. on October 4, 1888; Esther married (1) George H. Dennis (1843 – 1883) (William Dennis & Mary Crygier) in Sandwich Ma. on June 21, 1863; Hannah, David & Esther are buried together in Cataumet Cemetery.
  • 4. Horace W. Curtis; (? – August 19, 1838); Horace died young & is buried in Cataumet Cemetery.
  • 5. Isabella D. Curtis Webster Dodge; (August 4, 1840 – September 9, 1917); Married (1) John Newton Webster (1836 – 1895) (John Johnson Webster & Sophia G. Blaisdell) in Sandwich Ma. on February 26, 1860 & married (2) Julian Albert Dodge (1862 – 1942) (Dan A. Dodge & Clarissa Lyon) in Manchester N.H. on June 2, 1897.

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