Biography of Albert S. Curtis
FROM OUR COUNTY AND ITS PEOPLE
A DESCRIPTIVE AND BIOGRAPHICAL RECORD
OF SARATOGA COUNTY, NEW YORK
PREPARED AND PUBLISHED UNDER THE AUSPICES OF THE SARATOGIAN
THE BOSTON HISTORY COMPANY, PUBLISHERS 1899

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Curtis, Albert S.-Andrew and Jonathan Curtis, two brothers, came to Saratoga county about 1795. Jonathan settled about a mile west of Ballston Center; Andrew settled in the town of Chariton and about three years later moved to the town of Ballston and settled on the west side of Ballston lake. Jonathan married Miss Sherman, relative of Roger Sherman, and their children were Sherman, Capt. Isaac Curtis, who was a veteran in the war of 1812, and was k)cated during the war at Brooklyn; Jonathan, Hinman, and one daughter, Peninah. Sherman married Polly, daughter of Timothy Crane, and their children were Orville, Peninah, Elizabeth, Mary, Sarah, Esther and Albert Sherman. The only surviving member of the family is Albert Sherman Curtis. Andrew's wife was named Eunice, and their children were Alfred, Abijah N., Elisha, Luzon and two daughters. Albert S. Curtis was educated in the common schools of the town of Ballston. He was born October 5, 1826, and his early life was spent on the farm with his father, assisting on the farm summers and attending school winters, until he was about seventeen years of age. At that age he took charge of his father's estate and a short time later purchased the estate from the heirs and carried on the farm and practiced surveying until he retired from active life in 1894. September 14, 1853. Mr. Curtis married Annie Maria, daughter of Morehouse and Maria Betts, and they have three children: Dr. Pearson Crane, Harriet (married Dr. Z. L Baldwin of Michigan), and Dr. Orville Curtis. Mr. Curtis has always taken an active part in town affairs, was elected town clerk several years and has been active in school and educational work.


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