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Jeremiah Curtis

March 10, 1782–September 27, 1846

Born at New Salem, Hampshire County, Massachusetts; son of Mary Meacham (Mechem) and Moses Curtis. Died at Austin, Travis County, Texas. 1 (See Document 1.2, first mentioned here)


  1. [1] “Jeremiah Curtis,” Patriarchal Blessings, 1833–2011 (closed to research), CHL. Vital Records of New Salem Massachusetts, to the End of the Year 1849 (Salem, MA: Essex Institute, 1927), 66. “Family Tree,” database, FamilySearch (, accessed Sept. 2015), Jeremiah Curtis KWVM-K1Z . Susan Easton Black and Harvey Bischoff Black, eds., Annotated Record of Baptisms for the Dead, 1840–1845: Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois (Provo, UT: Center for Family History and Genealogy, Brigham Young University, 2002), 2:941–943. Melvin C. Johnson, Polygamy on the Pedernales: Lyman Wight’s Mormon Villages in Antebellum Texas, 1845–1858 (Logan: Utah State University Press, 2006), 63.