Person:Josiah Winslow (2)

m. 4 Nov 1594
  1. Governor Edward Winslow1595 - 1655
  2. John Winslow1597 - bet 1673/4
  3. Eleanore Winslow1598 - 1672
  4. Kenelm Winslow1599 - 1672
  5. Gilbert Winslow1600 - 1660
  6. Elizabeth Winslow1603 - 1605
  7. Magdalene Winslow1604 - 1693
  8. Josiah Winslow1606 - 1674
  9. Mary Magdalene Winslow1610 - 1687
m. bef 1637
  1. Elizabeth Winslow1637 - 1646
  2. Jonathan Winslow1639 - bef 1676
  3. Margaret Winslow1640 -
  4. Rebecca Winslow1643 - 1683
  5. Hannah Winslow1644 -
  6. Mary Winslowest 1646 - 1721
Facts and Events
Name Josiah Winslow
Gender Male
Birth[2] 11 Feb 1606 Droitwich, Worcestershire, England
Christening[1] 16 Feb 1606 Droitwich, Worcestershire, EnglandSt. Peters
Marriage bef 1637 Estimate based on date of birth of eldest known child.
to Margaret Bourne
Burial? 1 Dec 1674 Marshfield, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States

Josiah was a bookkeeper by occupation. He was admitted a freeman on 1 January 1633/4.[3]

Legacy

His will is dated 12 Apr 1673 and was proved 4 Mar 1674/5. He names "Margarett my dear and loving wife" and "natural son Jonathan Winslow", who split his estate while his wife was alive. If Jonathan died without heirs, the estate was to be divied among "my four daughters and their heirs." He also names "Hannah Miller my grandchild now living with me", and "my grandchildren", who received 10 shillings apiece.

References
  1. Josiah Winslow, in Anderson, Robert Charles. The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England, 1620-1633. (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1995).

    Origin: Droitwich, Worcestershire. Migration: 1631. First Residence: Plymouth, removes Marshfield by 1643.
    Birth: Baptized Droitwich, Worcestershire, 16 Feb 1605/6, son of Edward and Magdalen (Oliver) Winslow [NEHGR 4:297, 21:210]
    Death: Buried Marshfield 1 Dec 1674 in his 69th year [MarVR 9]

  2. Savage, James. A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England: Showing Three Generations of Those Who Came Before May, 1692, on the Basis of Farmer's Register. (Boston: Little, Brown, and Co, 1860-1862), Vol. 4:602.

    JOSIAH, Marshfield, youngest br. of Gov. Edward, b. 11, bapt. 16 Feb. 1606, at Droitwich, came with his br. Kenelm, a. 1630, as Miss Thomas teaches, but from Bradford's and Winthrop's contempo. Histories we know, that he came with Allerton in the White Angel, arr. at Saco, 27 June 1631; liv. some time at Scituate, m. Margaret, d. perhaps, of the sec. Thomas Bourne, had Elizabeth b. 1637; Jonathan, 1638; Margaret, 16 July 1640; Rebecca, 1642; Susanna, 1644; and Mary; yet Miss Thomas miscalls Hannah, 1644, wh. m. 1 Apr. 1664, William Crow; and next, John Sturtevant. He was rep. 1643 (not as Farmer in MS. had confer. the honor on his neph. Josiah in the next line aft. tell. of his b. a. 1629), beside 1645, 7, and sev. later yrs. certain, 59 and 60. Also he serv. as town clk. from 1646 to his d. 1 Dec. 1674; and his wid. d. 1683. Margaret m. 24 Dec. 1659, John Miller; Rebecca m. 6 Nov. 1661, John Thacher; and Mary m. 10 June 1670, John Tracy. In his will of 12 Apr. 1673, pro. 4 June 1675, four of the five ds. are refer. to, without any being nam. so that one was prob. d. tho. wh. may be uncert. for of gr.ch. that he had plenty of, Hannah Miller alone is designat. and she, perhaps, on acco. of her liv. with him.

  3. Great Migration, citing PCR 1:4, 5