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Dea. Josiah Jones

Male about 1643 - 1714  (~ 71 years)


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  • Name Josiah Jones 
    Prefix Dea. 
    Born about 1643  Roxbury, MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 9 October 1714  Weston, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Notes 
    • From Bond’s Watertown Genealogies:
      Josiah Jones, of Watertown farms (Weston), was admitted freeman Ap. 18, 1690, was a captain, one of the original members, and one of the first deacons of Weston church, to which office he was elected Jan. 4, 1709-10, and he d. Oct. 9, 1714. About 1690 the three portions of Watertown (Watertown, Waltham, and Weston), were designated as the precincts of Capt. Bond’s Company, of Capt. Garfield’s Co., and of Lieut. Jones’s Co. He m., Oct. 2, 1667, Lydia Treadway. She d. Sept. 18, 1743, aged 94. Feb. 20, 1665-6, he purchased of John Stone and wife Sarah, of Watertown, a farm of 124 acres on the north side of the Sudbury highway, about two miles from Sudbury, which said Stone purchased May 18, 1657, of Richard Browne, late of Watertown, d. Ap. 21, 1684, he sold to John Bright, for £60, his share (1/4) of the mills on Stoney Brook, with 30 acres of land, bought of Nathaniel Treadway, Feb. 19, 1678-9, land bought of John Chadwick, with the house, &c., thereon. [Mid. Deeds, Vol. IX., p. 336.]

      Gravestone inscription:
      Here Lyes buried
      The body of Capt.
      Josiah Jones,
      Who Deceased Octobr
      the 9th, 1714, in the
      74th year of his Age [2]
    Person ID I80015  Schirado
    Last Modified 24 April 2013 

    Father Lewis Jones,   d. 11 April 1684, Watertown, MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Anna,   d. 1 May 1680, Watertown, MA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F13406  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Lydia Treadway,   b. 1 September 1649, Watertown, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 September 1743, Weston, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years) 
    Married 2 October 1667  Watertown, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Children 
    +1. Lydia Jones,   b. 25 August 1668, Watertown, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 May 1718, Weston, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years)
    +2. Capt. Josiah Jones,   b. 20 October 1670, Weston, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 December 1734  (Age 64 years)
    +3. Mary Jones,   b. 10 December 1672, Watertown, MA Find all individuals with events at this location
    +4. Capt. Nathaniel Jones,   b. 31 December 1674, Watertown, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. November 1745, Falmouth, Cumberland County, Maine Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
    +5. Ens. Samuel Jones,   b. 9 July 1677, Weston, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 January 1717/8, Weston, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years)
    +6. Capt. James Jones,   b. 4 September 1679, Weston, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 September 1770  (Age 91 years)
    +7. Sarah Jones,   b. 6 February 1681, Weston, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 July 1705, Weston, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 24 years)
    +8. Ann Jones,   b. 28 June 1684, Weston, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1736, Watertown, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years)
    +9. John Jones,   b. 19 March 1686/7, Weston, MA Find all individuals with events at this location
     10. Isaac Jones,   b. about 1690, Weston, MA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID F53515  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S681] (Boston: McIndoe bros, 1901).

    2. [S44] Henry Bond.


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