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Lieut Josiah Hitchcock
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Birth: Nov. 29, 1726
Hampden County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Jan. 6, 1819
Hampden County
Massachusetts, USA

Josiah Hitchcock was born on 29 Nov 1726, in Springfield, Hampden, MA. He was the fifth of nine children, and the third of seven sons. His parents were John Hitchcock and Abigail Stebbins, both were born and died in Springfield, Hampden, MA. On 01 Aug 1717 (sic) Josiah married his first cousin Martha Hitchcock, daughter of Luke Hitchcock and Martha Colton in Springfield, Hampden, MA. Luke Hitchcock was born in Wethersfield, Hartford, CT while Martha Colton was born in Longmeadow, Hampden, MA. Luke was buried in Granville, Hampden, MA with Martha Colton buried in Springfield, Hampden MA.

Josiah married 02 Dec 1802 the widow Lucy Ely of West Springfield, Hampden, MA. He died in Springfield, where he had always lived, 06 Jan 1819. His widow died 06 Mar 1826 ae 87.

Documentation for this information comes from a book titled "The Genealogy of the Hitchcock Family who are Descended of Matthias Hitchcock of East Haven, Conn., and Luke Hitchcock of Wethersfield Conn." that was compiled and published by Mrs. Edward Hitchcock Sr. of Amherst, Mass., Arranged for the Press by Dr. Dwight W. Marsh, D.D., of Amherst Mass., Amherst, Mass., Press of Carpenter & Morehouse, 1894.

[This data was offered by Hitchcok descendant Dennis L Carpenter via e-mail to John O'Connor 19 JULY 2012] 
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  Martha Hitchcock Hitchcock (1726 - 1801)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: The stone that is currently displayed is actually for that of his son, Josiah, Jr (1767-1815)
Springfield Cemetery
Hampden County
Massachusetts, USA
Plot: Central Avenue North 23
Maintained by: Lisa
Originally Created by: John P OCONNOR
Record added: Mar 25, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 35165450
Lieut Josiah Hitchcock
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- sgclose1
 Added: Feb. 6, 2014
My sixth great grandparents..
- Stephen Schneider
 Added: Sep. 10, 2012
"As long as you are remembered, you continue to live."Thank you for your service in the name of freedom. You shall be honoured within the Hitchcock Family so long as we never forget our roots.
- Dennis L. Carpenter
 Added: Jul. 20, 2012
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