Curtis, Otis Freeman
Curtis, Otis Freeman a Congregational minister, was born in Hanover, N.H., July 6, 1804. He studied at Kimball Union Academy; read theology with Reverend William A. Chapin at Craftsbury, Vermont; and was ordained an evangelist October 23, 1828. He was pastor at Barton and Irasburg the two following years; evangelist in Derby and other towns in northern Vermont (Barre, Peacham, Glover, Plainfield) from 1830 to 1835; preached in Canton (11.), Chicago, Racine, Kenosha, Waukesha, and Milwaukee; Shopiere from 1848 to 1850; installed at Emerald Grove, Wisconsin, May 6, 1851; dismissed May 1, 1863; preached at Versailles, N.Y., among the Seneca Indians, from 1864 to 1867; was acting pastor at Dover, Illinois, until 1874; without charge at Emerald Grove until 1878; and died at David City, Nebraska, July 1, 1879. See Cong. Year-book, 1880, page 16.