||Josiah Winslow migrated to New England during the Puritan Great Migration (1620-1640).|
Join: Puritan Great Migration Project
He was the son of Edward Winslow and Magdalene Ollyver. He was the brother of Gov. Edward Winslow "Mayflower Passenger"  Josiah Winslow was baptized 16 Feb 1605/6. 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 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 
Have you taken a DNA test? If so, login to add it. If not, see our friends at Ancestry DNA.
Josiah is 26 degrees from Massasoit Wampanoag, 6 degrees from Priscilla Alden, 4 degrees from William Bradford, 8 degrees from Mary Brewster, 6 degrees from Mary Cushman, 5 degrees from Elizabeth Howland, 8 degrees from George Soule, 4 degrees from Myles Standish, 1 degrees from Edward Winslow and 14 degrees from Dave Ebaugh on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.