Josiah CLEVELAND

Male Abt 1665 - 1709


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  • Born  Abt 26 Feb 1665  Woburn,Middlesex County,Massachusetts,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • 26 FEB 1665/1666
    Gender  Male 
    Died  26 Apr 1709  Canterbury,Windham County,Connecticut,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • Josiah served in the Indian wars, 1688-9, probably in Maine.

      He settled in Chelmsford in 1689, as did his brother Samuel.

      In 1693 he followed Samuel to Plainfield, the part afterwards Canterbury, when there was only one white or English family in the town, and the westside of the Quinnebaug river was first settled.

      In 1698 he, Samuel and others were made trustees of lands west of the Quinnebaug river by Owaneco, chief of the Mahicanni or Mohegans, and in 1699he purchased one hundred and seventy-six acres of Owaneco, "then being Peagscommock". He, his brother and others signed a petition, May 9, 1699, tothe general court for "town powers and privileges", and he was on a committee of ten "of the oldest and most respected inhabitants" of the place whowere appointed to assurne the jurisdiction of their territory, and reported June 13, 1701, the result.

      December 24, 1702, Samuel, Josiah and Isaac were among the freeholders and proprietors of Piainfield applying for a separate township, and it wasdivided October, 1703, and the west side named Canterbury.
      [Moses.ged]

      The only child of Moses & Ann to spell his name Cleaveland.
      [Edward Cleveland - Cleveland Family Chronicles Newsletter; June 2006]
    Person ID  I421  Our Ancestors
    Last Modified  3 Sep 2016 

    Father  Moses CLEVELAND,   b. 02 Feb 1619, St Stephens,Ipswich,Suffolk,England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 09 Jan 1701, Woburn,Middlesex County,Massachusetts,USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Anne WINN,   b. 1629, Wales or England,,, Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 06 May 1682, Woburn,Middlesex County,Massachusetts,USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  26 Sep 1648  Woburn,Middlesex County,Massachusetts,USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F164  Group Sheet

    Family  Mary BATES,   b. 08 May 1667, Chelmsford,Middlesex County,Massachusetts,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jul 1743, Canterbury,Windham County,Connecticut,USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  Abt 1689  Chelmsford,Middlesex County,Massachusetts,USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Josiah CLEVELAND,   b. 07 Oct 1690, Chelmsford,Middlesex County,Massachusetts,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 09 Feb 1762, Canterbury,Windham County,Connecticut,USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Mary CLEVELAND,   b. Abt 17 Mar 1692, Chelmesford,Middlesex,Connecticut,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 11 Oct 1742, Canterbury,Windham County,Connecticut,USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Joseph CLEVELAND,   b. 13 Jun 1692, Chelmsford,Middlesex County,Massachusetts,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 May 1752, Canterbury,Windham County,Connecticut,USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Mary CLEVELAND,   b. Abt 07 Mar 1693, Chelmsford,Suffolk County,Massachusetts,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 11 Oct 1742, Canterbury,Windham County,Connecticut,USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. John CLEVELAND,   b. 28 Jun 1696, Chelmsford,,Massachusetts,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jul 1718, Canterbury,Windham County,Connecticut,USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Jonathan CLEVELAND,   b. Abt 02 Mar 1697, Chelmsford,,Massachusetts,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 05 Apr 1698, Chelmsford,,Massachusetts,USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Henry CLEVELAND,   b. 22 Dec 1699, Chelmsford,Suffolk County,Massachusetts,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1779, Mansfield City,Tolland County,Connecticut,USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Rachel CLEVELAND,   b. Abt 1703, Canterbury,Windham County,Connecticut,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     9. Lydia CLEVELAND,   b. 07 Dec 1704, Canterbury,Windham County,Connecticut,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 05 Jun 1775, Canterbury,Windham County,Connecticut,USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     10. Deliverance CLEVELAND,   b. 13 Jul 1707, Canterbury,Windham County,Connecticut,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Feb 1787, Canterbury,Windham County,Connecticut,USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     11. Abigail CLEVELAND,   b. 09 Oct 1709, Canterbury,Windham County,Connecticut,USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Dec 1782, Canterbury,Windham County,Connecticut,USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  28 Oct 2016 
    Family ID  F182  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 26 Feb 1665 - Woburn,Middlesex County,Massachusetts,USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Abt 1689 - Chelmsford,Middlesex County,Massachusetts,USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 26 Apr 1709 - Canterbury,Windham County,Connecticut,USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S6] Parren Family 0914, (Leonard Parren, compiler, (lparren@stny.rr.com), Parren Family 0914 ahnentafel, RootsWeb's World Connect Project, (www.rootswb.com)), Ahnentafel submitted September 14, 2002.


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