Altar of All Saints Parish Church, Nazeing (Nazing), Essex, England where the Curtis Family were members in the 16th and early 17th centuries.
All Saints Parish Church at Nazeing, Essex, England. Various parts of the building were built between 1060 and 1177 on the site of older Roman era churches. There have been renovations and additions in the 12th, 14th and 15th centuries. The Walls are flint rubble faced with brick and dressed with clay and lime.
William Curtis (1546-1585), Nazeing, England
uconner added this on 4 February 2011
found on ancestry.com
1540-1585 , Nazing, Essex, England
William Curtis: born about 1540 in County Essex, England. He died and was buried 17 May 1585 at Nazing (or Nazeling, Nazeing), Essex, England. He married Agnes _____ about 1559 in Nazing, Essex, England She was born about 1540 at Nazing. She was buried at Nazing, Essex, England 9 July 1585.
The Curtis surname is a form of the old French word Courtoisie or Courtois, which means a courteous or refined person. It became a surname in England after the Norman Conquest in 1066. It can be spelled Curtiss, Curtesse, Curteis and Curtoys, in addition to several other ways.
The lack of vital records for Nazing, Essex, England prevents the Curtis family from being traced any earlier that William Curtis. Some genealogies give the father of William Curtis as John Curtis (1515-1601) and also give his grandfather’s name as John Curtis. Additional information is needed before I would feel confident adding them to this tree.