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Capt Josiah Standish
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Birth: 1633
Plymouth
Plymouth County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Mar. 19, 1690
Preston
New London County
Connecticut, USA

Josiah-2 Standish was the 6th child of Myles-1 Standish and his wife Barbara ?Mullins.

7 STANDISH siblings: [1] Charles, Alexander, John, Myles Jr., Lora, [Self], and [2] Charles.

Josiah married 1) Mary Dingley on December 17, 1654 in Marshfield, MA. No known children.

He married 2) Sarah Allen on March 7, 1655-6 in Braintree, MA.

8 STANDISH children: Mary, Martha, Myles, Josiah 2nd, Samuel, Israel, Lois, and Mercy.

On June 6, 1660, Josiah Standish was commissioned as Lieutenant of the military company of Bridgewater, MA; later he became a Captain.
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STANDISH lineage: Josiah-2, Myles-1 Standish.
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Source: "Myles Standish. Mayflower Families Through Five Generations," Vol. XIV, pub. 1997, pgs. 6-7, compiled by Russell Lewis Warner, GRS (1912-1980).
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"...The History of Norwich, CT, by Miss F.M. Caulkins, published 1845, available free on-line, references Capt. Josiah Standish on pg. 118: "as owner of a farm east of the Shetucket. . . . He is supposed to have had in his possession the sword of his father [Myles Standish], and though the house in which he lived was destroyed by fire, this relic was preserved." Now in Pilgrim Hall, but another sword in Mass. Hist. Soc. Miss Caulkins suggests Myles might have had 2 swords! ..." Source: Linda Sue Standish (#48018422), in a flower placed in 2013 on this memorial page. 
 
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 Parents:
  Myles Standish (1584 - 1656)
  Barbara Standish (____ - 1659)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Dingley Standish (1633 - 1655)
 
 Children:
  Josiah Standish (1660 - 1753)*
  Isreal Standish (1675 - 1730)*
  Samuel Standish (1680 - 1753)*
 
 Siblings:
  Alexander Standish (1625 - 1702)*
  Lora Standish (1627 - 1651)*
  Josiah Standish (1633 - 1690)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: AFN: GNVX-8R Found on Familysearch.org
 
Burial:
Body lost or destroyed
Specifically: Awaiting word of burial from the Mayflower Society.
 
Created by: Mary E. Warner
Record added: Apr 10, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 68176257
 


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