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Maj Eleazer Curtis
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Birth: Sep. 23, 1736
Death: Oct. 1, 1788
Warren
Litchfield County
Connecticut, USA

Source: Carter Genealog,
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page 37;
Major Eleazer Curtis served in the militia and during the Revolutionary war at different times. He was probably a private
Page 38
also with Joseph Carter (9) in the alarm to relieve Fort William Henry in 1757. He was a representative several times to the General Court and in 1788 was a member of the convention that ratified the Constitution of the United States at Hartford. He was appointed Ensign of the 2d Company or Train Band of Kent, 1770; Lieutenant of same, 1772; Capt. of the 7th Co., 4th Regt., 1775; and Major of one of the six battalions which were raised by the state in 1778.

Major Curtis was in the battle at Danbury, and caught General Wooster as he fell from his horse in that battle. He was also present at the surrender of Burgoyne in 1777, an interesting account of which he gives in a journal kept by him and still preserved by a descendant, Wallace K. Curtiss, residing (1909) in Torrington,Ct. The article was published in the Hartford Courant Aug. 12, 1908.


The Sackett Family Association
TSFA Historian: Thurmon King
 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Mercy Carter Brownson (1739 - 1805)
 
 Children:
  Mercy Mathilda Curtis Sackett (1767 - 1831)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Majr Eleazer Curtis (foot stone)

Sacred to the memory of Majr Eleazer Curtis
who died
Oct. 1st AD. 1788 in the
52 year of his age
Prepare my Consort, children & my Friends
Gainst that great solemn day when gabrils voice
Shall burst this dreary
 
Burial:
Warren Center Cemetery Old
Warren
Litchfield County
Connecticut, USA
Plot:
 
Created by: Old Warren Cemetery
Record added: Feb 21, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6203014
Maj Eleazer Curtis
Added by: Gary Boughton
 
Maj Eleazer Curtis
Added by: Gary Boughton
 
Maj Eleazer Curtis
Added by: Gary Boughton
 
 
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- Elizabeth Reed
 Added: Jan. 5, 2005
 
 
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