Josiah Belcher

Josiah Belcher

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Death 3 Apr 1683 (aged 51–52)
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Memorial ID 10151366 · View Source
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Josiah/Josias was a wheelwright and settled in Boston where he acquired an estate on the southeasterly corner of what is now (1906) Essex Street and Harrison Ave. After the death of his widow a partition was made of his estate among his surviving children, on 20 Sep 1693. He was one of the founders of the third, or Old South Church.

He married Urania Rainsford on Mar 3,1654/5 at Boston,MA.

Children: Josiah Belcher Jr, John Belcher, John Belcher, Jonathan Belcher, Elizabeth Belcher Paine, Joseph Belcher, Rebecca Belcher Fuller, Edward Belcher, Anna Belcher Johnson, Dorothy Belcher Gross, Abigail Belcher, Nathan Belcher, Ruth Belcher Tolman, and Benjamin Belcher.


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  • Maintained by: Kevin Avery
  • Originally Created by: Don Porter
  • Added: 18 Dec 2004
  • Find a Grave Memorial 10151366
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Josiah Belcher (1631–3 Apr 1683), Find a Grave Memorial no. 10151366, citing Granary Burying Ground, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Kevin Avery (contributor 47024642) .