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Capt Josiah Standish

  • Birth 1633 Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, USA
  • Death 19 Mar 1690 Preston, New London County, Connecticut, USA
  • Burial Body lost or destroyed, Specifically: Awaiting word of burial from the Mayflower Society.
  • Memorial ID 68176257

Josiah-2 Standish was the 6th child of Myles-1 Standish and his wife Barbara ?Mullins.

7 STANDISH siblings: [1] Charles, Alexander, John, Myles Jr., Lora, [Self], and [2] Charles.

Josiah married 1) Mary Dingley on December 17, 1654 in Marshfield, MA. No known children.

He married 2) Sarah Allen on March 7, 1655-6 in Braintree, MA.

8 STANDISH children: Mary, Martha, Myles, Josiah 2nd, Samuel, Israel, Lois, and Mercy.

On June 6, 1660, Josiah Standish was commissioned as Lieutenant of the military company of Bridgewater, MA; later he became a Captain.
STANDISH lineage: Josiah-2 Standish, Myles-1 Standish.
Source: "Myles Standish. Mayflower Families Through Five Generations," Vol. XIV, pub. 1997, pgs. 6-7, compiled by Russell Lewis Warner, GRS (1912-1980).
"...The History of Norwich, CT, by Miss F.M. Caulkins, published 1845, available free on-line, references Capt. Josiah Standish on pg. 118: "as owner of a farm east of the Shetucket. . . . He is supposed to have had in his possession the sword of his father [Myles Standish], and though the house in which he lived was destroyed by fire, this relic was preserved." Now in Pilgrim Hall, but another sword in Mass. Hist. Soc. Miss Caulkins suggests Myles might have had 2 swords! ..." Source: Linda Sue Standish (#48018422), in a flower placed in 2013 on this memorial page.

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  • Maintained by: Jennifer (Barnes) Devine
  • Originally Created by: Mary E. Warner
  • Added: 10 Apr 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 68176257
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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Capt Josiah Standish (1633–19 Mar 1690), Find A Grave Memorial no. 68176257, ; Maintained by Jennifer (Barnes) Devine (contributor 47517850) Body lost or destroyed, who reports a Awaiting word of burial from the Mayflower Society..