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HELP! Grave has been located flag male ancestor  Josiah  MEIGS

  (b. 14 May 1701 Guilford, Crown Colony of Connecticut   d. 26 December 1774 Madison, Crown Colony of Connecticut )  

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Josiah MEIGS was born 14 May 1701 in Guilford, Crown Colony of Connecticut. Josiah MEIGS was the child of Janna MEIGS   and   Hannah WILLARD and the grandchild of: (paternal)  John MEIGS and Sarah WILCOXSON

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Josiah  married  Mary HAND 14 June 1727 .  The couple had (at least) 1 child. Mary HAND  was born 30 October 1704 in Guilford, Connecticut, USA.  Mary died 6 August 1780 in Madison, Connecticut, USA (East Guilford).  Mary was the child of Stephen HAND and Sarah WRIGHT.

Josiah MEIGS died 26 December 1774 in Madison, Crown Colony of Connecticut .

Occupation: Deacon

son of Janna Meigs and Hannah Willard

m. Mary Hand

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Did You Know?The name Connecticut originates from the Algonquian word 'Quinnehtukqut' (beside the long tidal river). (

Prior to 1638 - Connecticut, New England
1638 - 1662 - New Haven Colony
1662 - 1687 - Connecticut Colony
1688 - 1689 - Dominion of New England
1690 - 1787 - Crown Colony of Connecticut
January 5, 1788 - Connecticut becomes 5th U.S. state

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Josiah MEIGS married flag female ancestor Mary HAND-- Date: 14 June 1727 Place: 
Mary HAND was the child of Stephen HAND and Sarah WRIGHT

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birth1701 Birth
14 May 1701
Guilford, Connecticut, USA
marriage1727 Marriage / Partner
Josiah MEIGS and Mary HAND 14 June 1727,
1747 Birth of Child
Elizabeth MEIGS was born 3 February 1747, Guilford, Connecticut, USA
Josiah MEIGS - Grave
Hammonasset Cemetery Madison, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA
death1774 Death
26 December 1774
Madison, Connecticut, USA (East Guilford)
Name: Josiah (Esq) Meigs
Gender: Male
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Death Date: 26 Dec 1774
Death Place: Madison, Connecticut
Age: 73
Birth Date: 1701
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Indexing Project (Batch) Number: B03365-0
System Origin: Connecticut-EASy
GS Film number: 3169
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"Connecticut Deaths and Burials, 1772-1934," database, FamilySearch (https:/ / ark:/ 61903/ 1:1:F78R-KYX : 3 December 2014), Josiah (Esq) Meigs, 26 Dec 1774; citing Madison, Connecticut, reference ; FHL microfilm 3,169."

Josiah is buried at: Hammonasset Cemetery Madison, New Haven County, Connecticut, USA
Added: 11/27/2017 5:33:36 PM - Updated: 4/4/2023 9:42:58 AM
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