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Josiah Winslow (bef. 1606 - 1674)

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Josiah Winslow
Born before in Droitwich, Worcestershire, Englandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married about 1636 in Plymouth, Plymouth Colonymap [uncertain]
Descendants descendants
Died in Marshfield, Plymouth Colonymap
Profile last modified 15 Jul 2018 | Created 31 May 2009
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Josiah Winslow migrated to New England during the Puritan Great Migration (1620-1640).
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Biography

He was the son of Edward Winslow and Magdalene Ollyver. He was the brother of Gov. Edward Winslow "Mayflower Passenger" [1] Josiah Winslow was baptized 16 Feb 1605/6.[2][3] He is buried at Old Winslow Burying Ground, Marshfield, Plymouth, MA - he is memorialized as one of the first settlers of Marshfield on cenotaph at Old Winslow Cem

Josiah Winslow's Will and Death

Josiah Winslow's confusion over financial matters apparently held to the last, and the court made void his conditional bequest of house and land to his son Jonathan, as he had already given the property to him at his marriage. On 1 Mar 1674/75 the court ruled that because he had during his life already given his lands in Marshfield without restriction to his son Jonathan on the latter’s marriage to Ruth, the daughter of Mr. William Sergeant, but in his will left the same lands to Jonathan in fee tail (which basically meant that he could not sell them), that part of the will was void, but the rest would stand [4][5]

Sources

  1. Anderson: The Pilgrim Migration
  2. "Genealogical Memoir of the Descendants of Edward Winslow, Governor of Plymouth Colony," in NEHGR, 4(1850):297, footnote, citing "an ancient Bible in the possession of Mr. Isaac Winslow..."
  3. 3.0 3.1 William S. Appleton, "English Ancestry of the Winslow Family," New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Vol 21 (July 1867), p 210
  4. PCR 5:159-60, cited in Miner, cited in turn at Geni.
  5. http://minerdescent.com/2010/07/26/thomas-bourne/

See also:

  • Robert Charles Anderson, "Josiah Winslow," Great Migration Begins, Vol 3, P-W, pp 2031-3
  • https://ancestraldilemmas.blogspot.com/2017/
  • North America, Family Histories, 1500-2000
  • The New England Historical & Genealogical Register, 1847-2011
  • U.S. and Canada, Passenger and Immigration Lists Index, 1500s-1900s
  • U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900
  • Marshfield, 70 - 40'W by 42 - 5'N: The Autobiography of a Pilgrim Town, 1640-1940 copyright 1940 by Marshfield Tercentenary Committee, published by The Rapid Service Press. Josiah mentioned on pp. 7, 12, 51 & 73.
  • Memorials of Marshfield and Guide Book to Its Localities at Green Harbor copyright 1854 by Marcia A. Thomas. Published by Dutton and Wentworth, 37 Congress Street, Boston, MA [1]
  • Vital Records of Marshfield, Massachusetts, to 1850 copyright 1969 by Society of Mayflower Descendants in the State of Rhode Island "to commemorate the 350th Anniversary of the Landing of the Pilgrims 1970." Compiled by Robert M. Sherman and Ruth Wilder Sherman. ISBN: 0-930272-03-8
  • Massachusetts, Town and Vital Records, 1620-1988
  • Findagrave # 34692848
  • G2G Entry: http://www.wikitree.com/g2g/112344/royal-ancestry-of-edward-winslow-


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On 14 Jul 2018 at 20:09 GMT Steven (Johnson) Inman wrote:

Added image of pages 28 and 29 of the book Memorials of Marshfield and Guide Book to Its Localities at Green Harbor by Marcia A. Thomas, copyright 1854 by Dutton & Wentworth, Boston. Contains same info as Anderson's Great Migration without the copyright problem.

On 2 Jul 2018 at 10:21 GMT Jillaine Smith wrote:

Removed images from Anderson's Great Migration series due to copyright.

On 18 Apr 2016 at 23:36 GMT M (McQueen) M wrote:

Winslow-396 and Winslow-3 appear to represent the same person because: same person

On 20 Jun 2014 at 05:17 GMT Bob Fields wrote:

Winslow-3 and Winslow-1061 appear to represent the same person because: Same birth and death dates/locations, same wife Margaret Bourne, very similar children.

Josiah is 16 degrees from Mags Gaulden, 14 degrees from Dennis Wilson and 9 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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