Benjamin was born in New York on 12 January 1828. He married Sarah Lavantia CARD on 24 May 1851 in Park, St. Joseph, Michigan. They had 10 children. The first child, Cyrus, was born in Michigan. The second, Friend, was born in New York. The rest of the children were born in Michigan. The family moved to Utah in the mid-1880's, then spread out to Idaho, Montana, California, and elsewhere. There is a research blog for discussing this family and the ongoing search for Benjamin's parents and siblings: Benjamin Kingman Curtis Blogspot Hundreds of pictures about this Curtis family have been added to this blog.