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Josiah Capen
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Birth: Nov. 1, 1722
Dorchester
Suffolk County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Nov. 10, 1796
Cambridge
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA

 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Charity Dwelly Capen (1726 - 1795)*
 
 Children:
  Jonathan Capen (1752 - 1759)*
  Charity Capen Hardy (1754 - 1814)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Mrs. CHARITY CAPEN/ died Feby. 11th 1792, AEt. 71// MR. JOSIAH CAPEN/ died Novr. 10th 1794, AEt. 74//
MRS. CHARITY HARDY,/ wife of Capt. Dudley Hardy/ and daughter of Mr. Josiah/ & Mrs. Charity Capen;/ Obt. Feb. 27, 1814: AEt. 60.//
Slow, not surprising, death his visit paid,/ Her thoughts went forth to meet him on his way.//
Capt. DUDLEY HARDY,/ Obt. Feb 11, 1821: AEt. 70.//
 
Note: Josiah Capen did not die in 1794, as the stone clearly indicates, but in 1796. He was alive 18 May 1796, when he and his son Benjamin placed an ad in the Columbia Centinel newspaper of 15 June 1796. (Vol. 25, Issue 29, p. [4]).
 
Burial:
Common Street Cemetery
Watertown
Middlesex County
Massachusetts, USA
 
Maintained by: Ernest Helliwell
Originally Created by: Polly Furbush
Record added: Sep 04, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 58155537
Josiah Capen
Added by: Polly Furbush
 
 
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