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Family of Major Andrew CURTIS and Mary BEERS

Major Andrew CURTIS b. 1808 Feb 29840 at Sheffield, Berkshire Co., MA840. d. 1887 Mar 8840. bd. Mishawaka City Cem., Mishawaka, IN840.
Mary BEERS b. 1809 Feb 19~840 at Ohio2902. d. 1854 Nov 28840. bd. Mishawaka City Cem., Mishawaka, IN840.

Married2033 1830 Nov 172033 at Portage Co., OH2033.

nd Mary Curtis appear2902 in the 1850 census with, among several children, Laura, age 16, born Ohio.

It is likely that Laura's parents (M A and Mary Curtis) are the "Major Curtiss" and "Polly Burr(s?)" who were married2033 Nov 20, 1830, in Portage Co., OH, by William Hanford. Circumstantially, an Andrew Curtis appears in the 1840 census for Solon, Cuyahoga Co., OH. That location is adjacent to Portage Co., OH.

Major Andrew CURTIS b. 1808 Feb 29840 at Sheffield, Berkshire Co., MA840. d. 1887 Mar 8840. bd. Mishawaka City Cem., Mishawaka, IN840.
Mary BEERS b. 1809 Feb 19~840 at Ohio2902. d. 1854 Nov 28840. bd. Mishawaka City Cem., Mishawaka, IN840.

The genealogically informative headstone840 for Major Andrew Curtis reads: "“MAJOR / ANDREW / CURTIS / DIED / MAR 8 1887 / AGED / 79 YRS 9 DYS / MAJOR ANDREW CURTIS / Born in Sheffield Berkshire Co Mass / Feb 29 1808 / Came to St Joseph Co Ind 1843.”

The headstone840 for Mary Beers Curtis reads: “MARY / BEERS / WIFE OF / MAJOR A / CURTIS / DIED / NOV 28 1854 / AGED / 45 YRS 9 MOS 9 DYS / 1888”

Children of Major Andrew CURTIS and Mary BEERS:

1. Laura CURTIS5228 b. 1834~5226 at Twinsburg, OH4979.
md. William COLWELL


840. Gravestone inscriptions - www.findagrave.com
2033. Ohio County Marriages, 1789-1994 (1774-1993), familysearch.org (www.ancestry.com)
2902. 1850 Fed Census IN, St Joseph Co., Penn Twp; www.ancestry.com, familysearch.org
4979. New Hampshire Death and Disinterment Records, 1754-1947; www.ancestry.com
5226. 1860 Fed Census IN, St Joseph Co., Madison Twp; www.ancestry.com
5228. Obit - Curtis, Major Andre, Mishawaka (IN) Enterprise, Fri, Mar 11, 1887, p 3; family tree owner "tmoran", www.ancestry.com