||Joseph Washburn Sr. was related to a passenger on the Mayflower and born before 1700.|
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(3) (XIV) The numbers in parenthesis at the end of the Washburn name show both the American generations (standard numerals) (3) and the Roman numerals (XIV), showing the generations from Sir Roger d'Wasseburne, the 1st to use the surname.
These yDNA results (Haplo group and markers) are identical for John "the Immigrant" Washborn, Sr. b. 1597 Bengeworth (Josephs' grandfather), Robert de Washeborne b, 1476, son of Sir John "The Old Sheriff" de Washeborne of Wichenford and Sir Roger "The 1st Washburn" d'Wasseburne of Wasseburne, b. abt 1219. This yDNA evidence once again* proving the line of the Knights Washbourne through Wasseburne, Wichenford and down through Bengeworth to Plymouth.
The tests do not, by themselves, prove that John of Bengeworth b. 1479, was born to John of Wichenford and Joan Mytton, as the nature of this testing only proves that all of these Washburns' are of the same line. It is "possible" for this 1st John of Bengeworth to have been from a generation or two back, but thanks to the yDNA evidence, we can say, without a doubt, that the John's of Bengeworth and thus, the John's of Plymouth Colony, were descended from the Norman Knights Washbourne in this male line.
Joseph Washburn, fourth son of John Washburn; born probably in Duxbury, Plymouth Colony, supposedly on 7 July 1653, married Hannah Latham, daughter of Robert and Susanna (Winslow) Latham, in ca. 1677. She was born say ca. 1658, a granddaughter of John and Mary (Chilton) Winslow.
Mary Chilton had come to Plymouth Colony aboard the “Mayflower” in 1620, with her parents, James and Susanna Chilton. Joseph Washburn was a blacksmith, and they lived in East Bridgewater, Massachusetts, until about 1717, when they moved to Plympton, Massachusetts.
On 9 Sept. 1678 Joseph Washburn, with consent of his father, John Washburn, exchanged with Nicholas Byram Jr., of Bridgewater, meadow lands in Bridgewater, witnessed by John Washburn, Nicholas Byram Sr., Samuel Allen, and John Cary.
On 13 July 1687 Joseph Washburn, of Bridgewater, purchased from Timothy Wadsworth 20 acres of land in Bridgewater bounded on the west and north by Joseph Washburn’s land, and a lot of meadow bounded by land of Joseph Washburn and Robert Latham.
On 12 Apr. 1697 Joseph Washburn and James Washburn, of Bridgewater, sold to Thomas Snell, of Bridgewater, land in Cutting Cove Swamp in Bridgewater, witnessed by James Keith, John Alden, and John Washburn.
On 13 Aug. 1705 Joseph Washburn, of Bridgewater, sold to Thomas Mitchell, of Bridgewater, land in Bridgewater bounded by land of Thomas Mitchell.
On 13 Jan. 1706/7 Joseph Washburn, of Bridgewater, sold to his son Jonathan Washburn land in Bridgewater on the bounds between “father Latham's lot and Deacon Willis’ lot,” witnessed by Ebenezer Leach and Benjamin Leach.
On 26 May 1708 Joseph Washburn, of Bridgewater, acknowledged that he had purchased land in Titicut Purchase from his brother‑in‑law, James Latham, of Bridgewater, which was “my father Latham’s right in said purchase.”
On 3 Aug. 1714 Joseph Washborn, Sr., of Bridgewater, deeded his rights in a tract of land in the Titicut Purchase, part of which he had received from “my Father In Law Robert Lathums Deceased,” to his son Joseph Washborn.
On 2 July 1717 Joseph Washburn, blacksmith, of Bridgewater, deeded land to his son Joseph Washburn, Jr., in East Bridgewater.
On 17 Apr. 1717 Joseph Washburn, of Bridgewater, blacksmith, sold his homestead in Bridgewater to Isaac Lazell, of Plymouth, cordwainer, and this deed was confirmed on 14 June 1720 by Joseph Washburn, of Plympton, formerly of Bridgewater.
On 25 June 1718 Joseph Washburn, of Plympton, blacksmith, deeded land to his son, Jonathan Washburn, in Bridgewater. On 6 May 1720 Joseph Washburn, of Plympton, deeded land to his son Ebenezer Washburn, on the east side of the Satucket River near the Middleborough line.
On 4 Aug. 1723 Joseph Washburn, of Plympton, deeded land in Plympton to his son Miles Washburn, of Plympton.
On 11 Apr. 1726 Joseph Washburn, blacksmith, of Plympton, deeded land to his son Edward Washburn, of Plympton.
Hannah (Latham) Washburn died sometime around 1725/6, because on the Apr. 1726 deed from Joseph Washburn to his son Edward, she did not sign her release of dower, as on previous deeds.
Joseph Washburn died in Bridgewater, Massachusetts, on April 30, 1773, when he was about 80 years old. No will or probate records have been found in Plymouth County to identify all his daughters.
On 6 Sept. 1738 Miles and Edward Washburn, of Plympton, sold land that was purchased by their father, Joseph Washburn.
Joseph Washburn and Hannah Latham had children, order uncertain:
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