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George Curtis

Born 1767 - Died 1844

George Curtis (1767-1844) was the son of George Curtis, Sr. (1730:35-c.1806) and Elizabeth Jett, the daughter of Peter Jett and Rebecca Bowen.  George, Jr. married first c.1792 Mary McIlhaney.  He married secondly in 1804 Jemima Payne (died c.1869), the daughter of Francis Payne and Susannah Jett.  George and Jemima were buried at their home, Green Meadows, located off Poplar Road (Route 616) in the Hartwood area of Stafford.  Part of this later became Seven Lakes subdivision and had once been part of the old Carter plantation called Ludlow.  George was a veteran of the War of 1812.