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Joshua Lombard (abt. 1620 - aft. 1690)

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Joshua Lombard aka Lumbert
Born about in Thorncombe, Dorset, Englandmap
Husband of — married in Barnstable, Barnstable, Massachusettsmap
Died after in Barnstable, Barnstable, Massachusettsmap
16 July 2016
10:47: DK Clews edited the Biography for Joshua Lombard. [Thank DK for this]
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Categories: Puritans, in America | 17th Century American Immigration | Puritan Great Migration | Mary and John sailed March 20 1630.

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Joshua Lombard was baptized in Thorncombe, Dorsetshire England on 15 Oct 1620, son of Thomas Lombard by his second wife, name unknown.[1]

He emigrated with his father and married in Barnstable 27 May 1651 Abigail Linnett.[2]

  • 1694 moved to Martha's Vineyard. Fathered 9 children with Abigail Linell. Son, Jonathan, was the first documented case of inherited deafness in the secluded community[3]

He died after January 22, 1689/90.[citation needed]


  1. Robert Charles Anderson, Great Migration Begins..., Boston, MA: NEHGS (1995), p 1197
  2. Anderson, citing NEHGR 9:287
  3. Wilson, Tracy V. and Holly Frey. "The Shared Sign Language of Martha’s Vineyard." Stuff You Missed in History Class (Podcast). 6 April 2016. How Stuff Works, Inc.

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On August 16, 2014 at 14:19GMT Jillaine Smith wrote:

Anderson (Great Migration Begins, p 1197) says Joshua was son of Thomas Lombard, not Bernard Lombard.

On July 29, 2014 at 18:43GMT Darrell Parker wrote:

Lombard-425 and Lombard-6 appear to represent the same person because: same name, dob, spouse, dom, dod

On May 20, 2014 at 01:22GMT Robin Craig wrote:

Lombard-6 and Lombard-89 appear to represent the same person because: Name and spouse match. Duplicate profile, please merge. Thank you

On March 29, 2014 at 23:27GMT Vic Watt wrote:

Lombard-86 and Lombard-6 appear to represent the same person because: Please merge. Thanks.

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