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Capt Josiah Edson
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Birth: 1682
Bridgewater
Plymouth County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Jan. 16, 1762
Bridgewater
Plymouth County
Massachusetts, USA

Son of Joseph Edson and Experience Holbrooke. Josiah settled in South Bridgewater, and had most of the estate of his uncle Josiah; was a Deacon, and often Representative of the town.

Josiah married of Sarah Packard. They married on 27 July 1704 in Bridgewater, Plymouth county, Province of Massachusetts Bay. They had children:
Sarah born 26 February 1704/05
Abiah born 6 April 1706
she died in 1749
Josiah born 24 January 1708/09
Huldah born May 3, 1713
she died in 1800
Abiezer born June 10, 1715
Freelove boen October 11,
she died in 1811
Elijah born October 28, 1720
he died in 1761


Sources: History of Bridgewater by Nahum Mitchell, pages 154 and 264 (pub. 1840, 1897, 1970, 1975) and Epitaphs in Old Bridgewater Massachusetts by Williams Latham (pub. 1882). 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Sarah Packard Edson (1682 - 1754)
 
 Children:
  Sarah Edson Peirce (1705 - 1732)*
  Abiah Edson Alden (1706 - 1749)*
  Josiah Edson (1709 - 1776)*
  Abiezer Edson (1715 - 1791)*
  Freelove Edson Fobes (1718 - 1811)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Here lies buried
Capt JOSIAH EDSON
who died
January 16, 1762
In Ye 80 year
of his Age.
 
Burial:
First Cemetery
Bridgewater
Plymouth County
Massachusetts, USA
Plot: Section A, grave 49
 
Maintained by: Chip5610
Originally Created by: Nan
Record added: Oct 11, 2007
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Capt Josiah Edson
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