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  • ID: I29701
  • Name: Josiah Converse
  • Surname: Converse
  • Given Name: Josiah
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 27 Jan 1734 in Woburn, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts
  • Death: 2 Feb 1810 in Woburn, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts
  • _UID: A494CAC25A66D511B4DE99B85F718F39E55D
  • Note:
    ! (1) "The Converse/Convis and Allied Families," by Mildred Convis Abernathey (1998) p.46-47, 70-71.

    ! Birth: (1) s/o Josiah CONVERSE/Sarah EVANS. 27 Jan 1734, Woburn, Middlesex Co., MA.
    Marriage to Hephzibah BROOKS: (1) 28 Mar 1758, Woburn, MA.
    Death: (1) 2 Feb 1810, Woburn, MA.

    (1) 1758: Was furnished with a bayonet according to law as a member of the East Company of Woburn Militia.
    (1) 1759, 30 Nov: Agreement of the heirs of Josiah CONVERSE who died 1748 sets forth full inventory, inlcuding the homestead of 100 acres 120 perches, and bounded north and east by a road, west by a road, by Mary TIDD and John FOWLE's lands; south by Joshua THORNTON, Joshua RICHARDSON, and John LEATHE, etc. Sarah CONVERSE, deceased's widow, Josiah CONVERSE, eldest son, Samuel CONVERSE, and Sarah CONVERSE, the deceased's daughter, all of age, mutually agree to divide.
    (1) A member of Capt. Jesse WYMAN's East Company of Woburn Militia during the Revolutionary War.
  • Change Date: 27 Jul 2000 at 01:00:00



    Father: Josiah Converse b: 10 May 1699 in Woburn, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts
    Mother: Sarah Evans

    Marriage 1 Hepzibah Brooks b: 15 Jan 1739/1740
    • Married: 28 Mar 1758 in Woburn, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts

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