Joshua Child

Joshua Child

Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 18 Jan 1730 (aged 72–73)
Roxbury, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Roslindale, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Plot WSt1
Memorial ID 25155865 · View Source
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He was christened on Feb 26,1658/9 at Roxbury,MA, the son of Benjamin Child and Mary (Bowen) Child.

He married Elizabeth Morris/Morrison on Mar 9,1685/6 at Roxbury,MA.

Children: Joshua Child Jr, Isaac Child, Elizabeth Child May, Mehitable Child, Joseph Child, Abigail Child Draper, Ann Child Murdock, Dorothy Child Draper, Prudence Child, Samuel Child, and Caleb Child.

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Here Lyes Buried ye
Body of Mr. Joshua
Child Who Deceased
January ye 18th
AD 1 7 2 9/3 0
In ye 73rd Year of
His Age

On the day Joshua died he was 72 years old, and Ætatis suæ (i.e., Æ, "Aged," in the XX year of his Age) 73. He and brothers Benjamin and Ephraim were bapt. together of record at Roxbury Feb. 27, 1658/9, while Joshua's gravestone indicates he was b. AFTER Jan. 17, 1656/7.



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  • Originally Created by: Star Rhodes
  • Added: 9 Mar 2008
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