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|Birth||7 May 1792||Duanesburg, NY |
|Died||18 Apr 1880||Seth is buried in Union Cemetery McDonough NY |
|Person ID||I0423||Curtis Family of Somerset Ky|
|Last Modified||26 Nov 2018|
|Father||James Curtis, b. 10 Feb 1745/46, Goshen, Connecticut , d. 24 Feb 1818, buried Moore Cemetery McDonough, NY|
|Mother||Jemima Alger, b. 7 Nov 1758, d. 1 Aug 1808, buried Moore Cemetery McDonough, NY|
|Married||28 Mar 1776|
|Documents||Curtis Geneologies from Mrs. Helen Hunt Read Tuttle 1941|
You must download and install the special Deju browser plug in from here to read this Geneologies from Mrs. Helen Hunt Read Tuttle in paper prepared for reading to DAR chapter in Norwich NY in 1941. According to Mrs. Troicke in 2002 the McDonough town historian, Mrs. Tuttle lived in large white house still standing today on corner in McDonough as was long time resident of McDonough. The extract here of materials on the Curtis Family in McDonough has several geneologies. They appear to be duplicates and may be some sources Mrs. Tuttle used in compiling her final geneology of Curtis family presented to DAR in 1941. These include geneology prepared by Mr. Harlow Curtis of Manilus NY in about 1931. These papers were obtained 2002 from Norwich NY library.
|Family ID||F034||Group Sheet|
|Family||Anna Fitts, b. 13 Mar 1798, d. 19 May 1876, buried Union Cemetary, McDonough, NY|
|Family ID||F057||Group Sheet|
|Photos||Seth Curtis grave|
Seth Curtis grave stone in 2002 Union Cemetery McDonough NY
Union Cemetery near McDonough N.Y. where Seth Curtis and his family are buried. Died 1880
|Seth Curtis farm|
Seth Curtis farm about 1/2 mile from Ludlow pond, East McDonough NY.
|Union Methodist Church|
Union Methodist Church next to Union Cemetery in near Mcdonough N.Y
|McDonough, NY about 1900|
Shows the old McDonough general store and main intersection in what appears to be late 1800's or early 1900's.
|McDonough, NY West Main Street|
Horse and buggy days
|Documents||History of Chenango County NY|
mentions Seth Curtis at Baptist Church
|1868 Julia Ackley Curtis note payable re John Thurston Curtis|
Note payable of to family and friends as mortgage loan on farm owned by her and her husband John Thurston Curtis in New York before migrating to Kentucky
|McDonough NY tax assessment registers |
Some McDonough NY tax assessment registers ( 1819 to 1863) from Town Clerk (obtained 2002 from town historian) showing Seth Curtis land and assessment.
|deed where Seth Curtis in 1864 buys lot 86|
This is a deed where Seth Curtis in 1864 buys lot 86 in the town of McDonough NY (as older man Seth moved off his farm on Corbin road in East McDonough NY to 3 houses away from the four corners [4 way stop] of town central.)
|deed where Seth Curtis in 1879 |
This is deed where Seth Curtis in 1879 (the year before he died) sold the remaining 200 acres of his farm for $3,470 on Corbin Road in East McDonough NY. Note that his brother in law, John Carpenter (John Carpenter married to sister of Seth Curtis wife) has farm next door.
|deed Seth Curtis in 1858 |
This is deed from Norwich NY Chenango County courthouse where Seth Curtis in 1858 sells 210 acres being ½ (one-half) of his farm in McDonough NY to his daughter in law Julia Ackley Curtis (wife of John Thurston Curtis) for $1,785 .
|Cemetery Map of Union Cemetery|
Cemetery Map of Union Cemetery showing Curtis' provided by Mrs. Troike, McDonough town historian June 2002, and whose husband is the Union Cemetery caretaker.
|McDonough New York map ancient|
Map of the "greater-McDonough area" showing Seth Curtis Farm, Moore Cemetery and Ludlow Pond.
|aerial photo of the Seth Curtis Farm|
aerial photo of the Seth Curtis Farm and Moore cemetery where James his father buried.
|map of McDonough|
Smaller, city map of McDonough that shows who lived where. Note Seth Curtis house 3 houses from 4 way stop, where Mrs. Tuttles's work referenced above, says Seth Curtis lived as an elderly person
|DAR presentation found in Norwich NY library on Curtis Family of McDonough NY|
|1850 U.S. census Chenango County NY, Seth Curtis|
|1830 U.S. census, Chenango County NY, Seth Curtis|
|1850 U.S. census, Chenango County NY, Seth Curtis|
|1855 U.S. census, Chenango County NY, Seth Curtis|
|1865 U.S. census, Chenango County NY, Seth Curtis|
|1875 U.S. census, Chenango County NY, Seth Curtis|
|1855 Map of McDonough|
From Library of Congress map of Chenango County NY
|1818 Seth Curtis deed 50 Acres|
McDonough NY. The 13th District, out of 20 in Chenango county, is McDonough
|1825 Seth Curtis deed adjoining farm Corbin Rd , McDonough NY|
|1824 Seth Curtis & partners deed on purchase of Saw Mill|
Seth Curtis partners , Benjamin Randall and John Wilcox are brother-in-laws.
|1835 Seth Curtis deed purchase 60 acres from Benjamin Randall|
|1854 Seth Curtis deed purchase in Town lot/house McDonough|
|1859 Seth Curtis deed in town McDonough, NY house/lot purchase|
|1864 Seth Curtis deed purchase 2.5 acre house lot in town McDonough NY|
| 1849 James Harvey Curtis sale deed to Sylvanus Moore Jr|
witnessed by John Thurston Curtis and carves out land for Seth Curtis and John Carpenter
|1859 Seth and wife Anna, and sister Lovisa Randall and her husband Benjamin Randall sell lot 96-97 except state owned Gold Silver mines|
|1863 Seth Curtis sells McDonough NY lot 101 for $102|
|1860 McDonough NY map Curtis lots sold....Gold mine lot|
|1865 Seth Curtis sells lot to daughter in law, Maria Curtis|
This follows death of Charles Edgar Curtis, Maria's husband, in Civil war. Charles Edgar, son of Seth.
|Headstones||Seth Curtis grave, Union Cemetery, McDonough NY|