Richard Curtis, immigrant ancestor, with his brothers, Thomas, John, and William, came to New England prior to 1640. Richard was of Scituate in 1640; held land in Marblehead, Massachusetts, in 1648, and returned to Scituate to live in that same year. It is not known which wife was mother of his children. (George H. Smith, Goss Ancestry)
Generation No. 1
Richard1 Curtis died 15 Oct 1693 in Scituate, MA. He married (1) Ann Hallett ca. 1648, daughter of John Hallett (2) Lydia.
Children of Richard Curtis
i. Ann Curtis b. 12 May 1649
ii. Elizabeth Curtis b. 12 Jan 1651, married Nathaniel Brooks 1678, son of William Brooks and Susanna.
2. iii. John Curtis b. 9 Dec 1653, married Miriam Brooks 4 Apr 1678, daughter of William Brooks and Susanna.
iv. Mary Curtis b. 9 Jan 1655, married Jonathan Badcocks 1677
v. Martha Curtis b. 15 Mar 1657, married Thomas Clark 1676
vi Thomas Curtis b. 18 Mar 1659, married Mary Cooke 1694, daughter of William Cooke
vii. Deborah Curtis b. 16 Apr 1661
viii. Sarah Curtis b. 20 Jul 1663
Generation No. 2
Children of John Curtis and Miriam Brooks
i. Mercy Curtis b. 1679
3. ii. Hannah Curtis b. 28 May 1681, married Joseph Nash 1 Jan 1700, son of Joseph Nash and Elizabeth Holdbrook.
iii. Willaim Curtis b. 15 Sep 1683, married Rachel Stodder 1707, daughter of Samuel Stodder.
Generation No. 3
Hannah3 Curtis (Richard2, John1) was born 28 May 1681 and died after Apr 1724. She married Joseph Nash 1 Jan 1700, son of Joseph Nash and Elizabeth Holdbrook. They had 12 children.
The Curtis line continues through the Nash line.