English potter, founder of the Wedgwood company, credited with the industrialization of the manufacture of pottery. A prominent abolitionist, Wedgwood is remembered for his "Am I Not a Man And a Brother?" anti-slavery medallion.
Josiah Wedgwood is Notable.
Josiah Wedgwood was baptised on 12 July 1730 at St John's Church, Burslem, Staffordshire, England, the son of Thomas Wedgwood and Mary Stringer.  He was the youngest of ten children, two of whom died in infancy (Mary and Abner).
Josiah Wedgwood married his third cousin, Sarah Wedgwood, on 25 January 1764 in Astbury, Cheshire, England. 
He was the grandfather of Charles Darwin and Emma Darwin.
Fellow of the Royal Society.
Occupation: Master potter.
He passed away in 1795.
↑ "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:V5NG-2XL : 30 December 2014, Josiah Wedgwood, 12 Jul 1730); citing BURSLEM,STAFFORD,ENGLAND, index based upon data collected by the Genealogical Society of Utah, Salt Lake City; FHL microfilm 0096876-78.
↑ "England, Cheshire, Marriage Bonds and Allegations, 1606-1900," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F18X-5ZF : 7 December 2017), Josiah Wedgwood, 25 Jan 1764; citing , , Cheshire Record Office, Chester; FHL microfilm .
Probate entry, Josiah Wedgewood, Probate date: 2 Jul 1795 Residence: Etruria, Staffordshire, England, The National Archives; Kew, England; Prerogative Court of Canterbury and Related Probate Jurisdictions: Will Registers; Class: PROB 11; Piece: 1264, Ancestry.com. England & Wales, Prerogative Court of Canterbury Wills, 1384-1858 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2013 Free Ancestry Image accessed 18 Aug 2020
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