Histories of the Martin, Wilson, Bloom, & Ahola Families

Cleaveland (Cleveland), Josiah Jr.

Male 1690 - 1750  (59 years)


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  • Name Cleaveland (Cleveland), Josiah   [1, 2
    Suffix Jr. 
    Born 7 Oct 1690  Chelmsford, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Religion 22 Feb 1713  Canterbury, Windham, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Josiah and Abigail joined the First Church of Canterbury. They later became Separatists. 
    Died 9 Feb 1750  Canterbury, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Will 28 Dec 1750  Canterbury, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Bequests to:
    "my well beloved wife Abigail Cleaveland", "to my eldest Daughter Keziah Morse £200 in bills of credit old tenor.", "to my Eldest son Josiah", daughter Abigail Adams, son Elisha Cleaveland, daughter Mary Bradford, "to my son John Cleaveland my Negro man named Pompie", son Ebenezer, son Aaron, Grandson Benjamin Brown.
    Josiah also bequeathed to "ye Chh in Canterbury to Whome I now belong Called ye Congregational Chh my whole part of ye Separate meeting House"
    "son Josiah Cleaveland to be sole Executor".
    Witnesses: William Fitch, Stephen Backus, Deliverance Brown.
    Admitted to probate 5 Mar 1751
    Inventory £7200 
    Person ID I574  Martin-Bloom
    Last Modified 19 Dec 2019 

    Father Cleaveland (Cleveland), Josiah,   b. 26 Feb 1666/7,   d. 26 Apr 1709, Canterbury, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 42 years) 
    Mother Bates, Mary,   b. 8 May 1667, Chelmsford, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jul 1743, Canterbury, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married Abt 1689  Chelmsford, Middlesex, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F653  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Paine, Abigail,   b. 5 Jan 1686, Eastham, Barnstable, Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Aug 1762, Canterbury, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Married 7 Aug 1710  Canterbury, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Cleaveland (Cleveland), Keziah,   b. 26 Nov 1711, Canterbury, Windham, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Sep 1758, Canterbury, Windham, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years)
     2. Cleaveland (Cleveland), Josiah 3rd,   b. 4 Apr 1713, Canterbury, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Cleaveland (Cleveland), Abigail,   b. 3 Jun 1715, Canterbury, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Cleaveland (Cleveland), Elisha,   b. 7 Jun 1716/17, Canterbury, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Cleaveland (Cleveland), Lois,   b. 11 Dec 1718, Canterbury, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Sep 1736, Canterbury, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 17 years)
     6. Cleaveland (Cleveland), Mary,   b. 29 Jun 1720, Canterbury, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Cleaveland (Cleveland), John,   b. 12 Apr 1722, Canterbury, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Cleaveland (Cleveland), Lydia,   b. 16 Feb 1723/4, Canterbury, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Mar 1745, Canterbury, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 21 years)
     9. Cleaveland (Cleveland), Ebenezer,   b. 25 Dec 1725, Canterbury, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location
     10. Cleaveland (Cleveland), Aaron,   b. 7 Dec 1727, Canterbury, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location
     11. Cleaveland (Cleveland), Moses,   b. 18 Apr 1730, Canterbury, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jan 1741, Canterbury, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 10 years)
    Last Modified 5 Mar 2016 
    Family ID F213  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 7 Oct 1690 - Chelmsford, Middlesex, Massachusetts Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 7 Aug 1710 - Canterbury, Connecticut Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Josiah and Abigail joined the First Church of Canterbury. They later became Separatists. - 22 Feb 1713 - Canterbury, Windham, Connecticut Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 9 Feb 1750 - Canterbury, Connecticut Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWill - Bequests to: "my well beloved wife Abigail Cleaveland", "to my eldest Daughter Keziah Morse £200 in bills of credit old tenor.", "to my Eldest son Josiah", daughter Abigail Adams, son Elisha Cleaveland, daughter Mary Bradford, "to my son John Cleaveland my Negro man named Pompie", son Ebenezer, son Aaron, Grandson Benjamin Brown. Josiah also bequeathed to "ye Chh in Canterbury to Whome I now belong Called ye Congregational Chh my whole part of ye Separate meeting House" "son Josiah Cleaveland to be sole Executor". Witnesses: William Fitch, Stephen Backus, Deliverance Brown. Admitted to probate 5 Mar 1751 Inventory £7200 - 28 Dec 1750 - Canterbury, Connecticut Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S110] Genealogy of the Cleveland and Cleaveland Families, Edmund Janes Cleveland and Horace Gillette Cleveland, (Hartford: printed by Case, Lockwood and Brainard Co., 1899.), 292.2 C635., Vol 1 pt. 1 pp. 48, 79-82.

    2. [S321] Mayflower Families Through Five Generations, (General Society of Mayflower Descendants, 1995), 929.20973 M468., Vol. 6 (2nd ed) Stephen Hopkins, au. John D. Austin, pp. 193-4.

    3. [S110] Genealogy of the Cleveland and Cleaveland Families, Edmund Janes Cleveland and Horace Gillette Cleveland, (Hartford: printed by Case, Lockwood and Brainard Co., 1899.), 292.2 C635., Vol 1 pt. 1 pp. 81-82.