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Josiah Jones

Male 1731 - 1796  (65 years)


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  • Name Josiah Jones 
    Born 23 March 1731  Wilmington, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 16 August 1796  Londonderry, Rockingham County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 
    • From Bartlett’s article “Hugh Jones of Salem”:
      “Josiah^4 Jones was born in Wilmington, Mar. 23, 1734, and about 1752 settled on a farm near Foster’s Pond in South Andover, where he resided some twenty years; but on July 18, 1770, he sold most of his property in Andover to Benjamin Marshall of Ipswich (Essex Co. Deeds, vol. cxxviii, fol. 116), and later removed to Londonderry, N. H., where he died Aug. 16 1796. He was on the roll of Capt. John Abbot’s company of Andover militia, Apr. 18 1757. (Mass. Archives, vol. xcv, p. 283.) In his will, dated Apr. 16, probated Aug. 18, 1796, he mentions wife Lovey; sons Josiah and Jesse, who had received their portions; sons Jonathan and Amos to whom was left all real estate; sons Cadwallader Ford and David McGregr; daughters Rebecca, Elizabeth, Lydia and Hannah Jones, and Polly Sheldon. (Rockingham Co. Probate.)” [2]
    Person ID I78527  Schirado
    Last Modified 24 July 2012 

    Father Lieut. Jonathan Jones,   b. 26 July 1702, Woburn, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 May 1753, Wilmington, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Russell,   b. about 1704, Woburn, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. after 1765  (Age ~ 62 years) 
    Married 7 August 1721  Woburn, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Family ID F17615  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse 1 Mary Trefry,   b. 17 September 1732, Marblehead, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1762  (Age 29 years) 
    Married 27 November 1753  Wilmington, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Family ID F53336  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse 2 Rebecca Jenkins,   b. 5 January 1744/5, Reading, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1787, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 41 years) 
    Married 19 April 1764  Andover, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
     1. Lieut. Amos Jones,   b. 22 February 1773, Wilmington, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 May 1834, Goffstown, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years)
    Family ID F17269  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse 3 Lovey [Ronald],   b. about 1747,   d. 13 September 1822  (Age ~ 75 years) 
    Married 10 August 1786  [2
    Family ID F53155  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S229] (Vox Populi Press, Lowell, 1898).

    2. [S286] Hugh Jones of Salem, Mass., and his descendants, Joseph Gardner Bartlett.

    3. [S135] (Woburn MA: Andrews Cutler & Co, 1890).


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