Joshua Raymond son of Joshua & Elizabeth Raymond - born th e 18th of September 1660 Joshua was the son of Joshua Raymond (b. bef. 1639, d. 1676 ) and Elizabeth Smith (b. 1641, d. 1712). Direct descent i s through his son Sands.
From Savage: RAYMOND, JOSHUA, Block Island, 1687, s. of th e preceding.
JOSHUA3 RAYMOND (Joshua2 Richard1) of New London and Bloc k Island, son of Joshua and Elizabeth (Smith) Raymond, wa s born at New London, September 18, 1660, and died at Bloc k Island 1704. In 1688, he was on the Grand Jury at Newport , and in 1696 he was deputy from New Shoreham (Block Island ) to the General Assembly at Newport. He married April 29 , 1683, (227) MERCY,2 daughter of JAMES1 and SARAH SANDS
From Genealogies of Raymond Families: Joshua 8, son of Joshua 3, New London, Conn., Block Island , R. I., m. Apl. 29, 1683, Mercy, dau. of James Sands, o f Block Island. In 1688 he was on the Grand Jury at Newp ort, R. I. In 1696 he was deputy from New Shoreham to the G eneral Assembly at Newport. It is his wife of whom the l egendary tale is told, which contains a mixture of truth an d fable, concerning the notorious pirate Captain Kidd, rela ted in Caulkins' History of New London. After the death o f her husband, she with John Merritt purchased 600 acres o f land in the North Parish of New London (now Montville). I n 1722 they gave in trust two acres of the same on "Raymon d Hill" for a church, etc. They had Sands 17. Elizabeth. Ma ry, m. Richard Rogers. Caleb. Joshua 18, b. 1698. Ann, m. C ol. William Whiting, of Norwich, 1724. Mercy, m. John Down s, of Norwich, Feb. 12, 1729. Joshua Raymond d. at Block Is land, 1704. Mercy Raymond d. abt. 1743, and was buried a t Pine Neck. [for_orlen.FTW]
Joshua Raymond sonn of Joshua Raymond of New London was mar ryed unto Mary Sands the daughter of James Sands of Block I sland the 29th day of April 1683 Joshua, son of Joshua of New London, m. Mercy Sands, dau o f James of Block Island, 29 Aug 1683.
Sources (5) Janice E. Oakley Home Page for_orlen.FTW Genealogies of the Raymond Families of New England, 1630-1886 Raymond, Samuel New London Vital Statistics from the Collated Copy from the Original Records, Vol 1 Woldf, Grace Shaw The Barbour Collection
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