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Dr Joshua Babcock
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Birth: May 17, 1707
Westerly
Washington County
Rhode Island, USA
Death: Apr. 1, 1783
Westerly
Washington County
Rhode Island, USA

Dr. Babcock was a friend of Benjamin Franklin's, served as Rhode Island's first postmaster, helped found Brown University and built the Babcock-Smith House in Westerly. He served as a General in the American Revolution.

Joshua married Hannah Stanton in 1735. They had children:
Henry
Luke
Adam
Hannah
Frances
Paul
Amelia
Sally
Harriet

Hannah died in 1778.

Joshua married Anna Maxson in 1780. They did not have children. Joshua died in 1783. Anna died in 1812.
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  James Babcock (1663 - 1736)
  Elizabeth Saunders Babcock (1662 - 1730)
 
 Spouse:
  Anna Maxson Babcock (1741 - 1812)*
 
 Siblings:
  Anna Babcock Clarke*
  James Babcock (1688 - 1731)*
  Elizabeth Babcock Clarke (1691 - ____)*
  Samuel Babcock (1697 - 1772)*
  Joshua Babcock (1707 - 1783)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
This stone covers the mortal part of the Hon. Joshua Babcock Esq. of Westerly, who died April 1st 1783, aged 75 years. His abilities and integrity as a statesman in the discharge of several important offices of trust & the public records of his country, testify, as do all who knew him. That as a physician he was eminent in his profession. As a Christian, exemplary. As a gentleman, polite and engaging & as a husband & father, and master & friend, a worthy imitation.
 
Burial:
James Babcock Ground
Westerly
Washington County
Rhode Island, USA
 
Created by: Chip5610
Record added: Nov 29, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 31814330
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