Josiah Stanborough Jr.

Josiah Stanborough Jr.

Southampton, Suffolk County, New York, USA
Death 1710 (aged 63–64)
Newark, Essex County, New Jersey, USA
Burial Newark, Essex County, New Jersey, USA
Plot Old Burying Ground relocated to Fairmount Cemetery
Memorial ID 114800345 · View Source
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*Josiah Jr was born to Josiah Sr Stanborough but changed name to Stanberry.

Name can be Stanberry/Stanbury/Stansberry/Stansbury/Stanbro

Born ca 1646 Southampton, Long Island, NY, the area known as Sagg
Died sometime after 1695 in Elizabeth, NJ

1st wife Admah(Annah) Chatfield daughter of Thomas Chatfield of Easthampton. Married 7/24/1670 Southhampton, LI. Born unknown, died before 1686

Married July 24 1670 in Southampton, Long Island, NY. ' 2nd wife 2 Mrs. Elizabeth Sylvester Osborne married after 1686/7 when her 1st husband Bezaleel Osborne died at Easthampton.
She is said to be the daughter of Nathaniel Sylvester of Shelter Island

After their children were born they moved to Essex Cty NJ which was very new.
Removed to Elizabeth, NJ 1690, admitted as an Elizabethtown associate 1695.
Believed to have died shortly after that, family removed to Rahway

He died there and is likely buried with his wife in the first and oldest Essex church cemetery, in capital Newark, NJ, which was tradition then.

He had 8 kids: Children believe to be all by 1st wife, Admah and all born on Long Island:

Recompense b ca Aug. 22, 1672 or 1674,
Frances b ca April 4, 1675 or 1676,
Josiah III b ca 1676 or June 22, 1677 (twin)
Hanna(h) b ca July 1, 1679 or 1677,
Phebe b ca Sept. 17, 1679 or 1681
Zerviah b ca Oct. 1, 1683 or 1681, a male
Adonijah b ca March 18, 1684/86/7, a male
John b 1688.

Some of Josiah's later generations went to NC with Quakers and on to Indiana and points west.

Grandparents: William and Catherin Paxen are listed at
114801040 and 114801083

From The Other Osborne Family by Richard W. Cook NJ Gen. Mag.

Bezaleel Osborne (son of William Osborn), b. May 8, 1650 at Braintree, d. Feb. 1686/7, at East Hampton; m. Elizabeth maybe Sylvester
Elizabeth m. 2nd Josiah Stanborough Jr, who moved to Elizabeth Town ca. 1690.

In the East Hampton ratables , Sept. 8, 1683, Bewlick Osborne was given a valuation of L 30 (NYDH 2:542).
The ear mark of Besaliel Osborne was noted ca. 1686 in the records of East Hampton, 2: 183.

Bazalliell Osborne of East Hampton in his nuncupative Will dated Feb. 11, 1687, proved Mar. 7, 1687, names his wife Elizabeth, his brothers Jonathan & Joseph, and the two sons of his brother in law Arthur Howell (Suffolk County, LI, Clerk's Office, Sessions Book No 1, p. 243).

Bezaleel Osborne had purchased land in the New Castle County, Del., the disposition of which was recorded Jan. 22, 1706,at New Castle.
Joseph Osborne of East Hampton appointed his brother Jonathan Osborne of Cape May as his attorney in the sale of his one-third interest in certain land at Appoquinimink in the county of New Castle which had belonged to his brother, Bezediel Osborne, Dec'd. (New Castle Co. Deed Book B-1, pp. 364-65).
On July 13, 1704, Jonathan Osborne of Cape May and Josiah Stanborough of Elizabeth Town conveyed to John Heally of Appoquinimink Ck., New Castle Co., a tract of 400 acres owed by Barzaliell Osborne who in his last will and testament bequeathed it to Jonathan Osborne, Joseph Osborne, and Elizabeth, the wife of the said Barzaliell Osborne.
Jonathan Osborne acted in his own right and as attorney for Joseph Osborne, and Josiah Standborough with right of his wife the aforesaid Elizabeth (Ibid. pp. 366-67)
On the same day Jonathan Osborne of Cape May and Josiah Standborough of Elizabeth town appointed their friend Mr. Richd Renalds of New Castle their attorney to make delivery in their name to John Heally of Appoquinimink Creek in New Castle County of a tract of land on the southeast side of Appoquinimink Creek formerly belonging to Bazaliell Osborne (Ibid. p.365)

From First Settlers of Piscataway and Woodbridge, p. 104;

Josiah Stanborough admitted associate 1695

Will of Thomas Chatfield, June 22, 1686, oldest son Thomas, wife (not named), dau. Anne, wife of Josiah Stanborough; dau. Elizabeth, wife of Edward Joanes, daus. Sarah and Mary, and a son John; son Thomas ex'r, John Milford Jr., Benjamin Osborn, and Thomas James, overseers; pro. Oct. 20, 1687.

From New England Marriages Prior to 1700, p. 700;
Stanborough Josiah & Adnah/Admah?/Anne? Chatfield; 24 Jul 1670; Southampton, LI/Elizabeth, NJ

Josiah Stanborough son of Josiah & Frances mar 1670 Annah Chatfield in Southampton, sells land to
Thomas Chatfield 1693 Southampton 2nd mar to Elizabath wid of Bezaleel Osborne who d 1686/7 she had children,
no children Josiah & Elizabeth
7/13/1704 named land purchase Elizabeth NJ
#426Stanborough witness to John Greenvil's will March
1689/90 # 6
Mentioned Will Thomas Chatfield mar to his daug Anne #110 1711
mention widow Stanborough settled Rahway
Josiah Stanbrow Inv, will 9/1/1703 Elizabeth NJ
wife Elizabeth mar 1st Bezaleel Osborne 2nd Josiah who
moved to Elizabethtown c 1690 #53
First families Piscataway & Woodbridge Sr & Jr #91
Elizabethtown 1695 #I0O
Bio of mentions Elizabethtown 1695- widow Sarah in 1711
-located Rahway #114
Southampton 1666 #378
Sells land 1678 #383
Sells land 1687 #385
Sells land 1692-3 #386
Mentioned land sale 1688##887
Mentioned land sale 1698##311
Sells land 1693 #392
Mentioned land sale 1681#400
Southampton 1666 #378
Sells land 1678 #383
Sells land 1687 #385
Sells land 1692-3 #386
Mentioned land sale 1688 #387
Mentioned land sale 1698 #391
Sells land 1693 #392
Mentioned land sale 1681 #400
Associate Elizabethtown 1695 #79
Elizabeth Stanbrough wit. will Elizabethtown 7/12/1694
Will of Stephen Osborne #140

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