Second Generation

2. Thomas2 Curtis (unknown1)(779) was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey February 24, 1718. Thomas died October 15, 1814 in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, at 96 years of age. They are buried in the Curtis Burying Grounds at Baptistown

He married Mary Peers in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, November 26, 1742. Mary was born about 1720. (Additional notes for Mary Peers(780)) In 1748 Thomas Curtis purchased of Thomas Thatcher 157 acres of land and in 1751 purchased of John Hoff of Bucks Co., Pa., 174 acres. These tracts were located about mile north of Kingwood Presbyterian Church.

Thomas Curtis and Mary Peers had the following children:

child 4 i. Jonathan3 Curtis was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey May 19, 1744. Jonathan died June 26, 1782 at 38 years of age. He was married and had children

child 5 ii. Francis Curtis was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey December 22, 1745. He was married and had 2 children

child 6 iii. Obadiah Curtis was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey April 13, 1748. Obadiah died before 1755 in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey.

child 7 iv. Sarah Curtis(781) was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey March 22, 1750. Sarah died April 20, 1852 Kingwood Twp, Hunterdon Co, NJ, at 102 years of age. She married Edward Taylor in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, April 16, 1774. Edward was born in New Jersey February 6, 1750. Edward was the son of John Taylor Jr and Elizabeth Thatcher. Edward died 1833 at 83 years of age. (See Edward Taylor for the continuation of this line.) In the 1850 census Kingwood Hunterdon Co NJ page 138, Sarah (age 100) is recorded with Elizabeth (age 60), and Athaliah (age 52). All were born in NJ.

child 8 v. Thomas Curtis(782) was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey July 17, 1752. Thomas died 1823 at 70 years of age. He married Elizabeth Taylor. Elizabeth was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey 1767. Elizabeth(783) was the daughter of John Taylor Jr and Elizabeth Thatcher. Elizabeth died 1819 in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey, at 52 years of age. they had 8 children

child + 9 vi. Obadiah Curtis was born July 27, 1755.

child 10 vii. Abel Curtis was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey May 10, 1763. Abel died 1847 at 84 years of age.

child 11 viii. Benjamin Curtis was born in Hunterdon Co, New Jersey May 10, 1763. Benjamin died 1835 at 72 years of age.

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