Person:Joseph Cody (4)

Joseph Cody
m. 8 Feb 1733
  1. Samuel Cody1734 -
  2. Joseph Cody1736 - 1787
m. 17 Dec 1757
  1. John Cody
  2. Mary Cody1760 -
  3. Martha Cody1761 -
  4. Sarah Cody1763 - 1844
  5. Anna Cody1765 -
  6. Hannah Cody1767 - Abt 1767
  7. Joseph Cody1769 -
  8. Hannah Cody1771 -
  9. Elijah Cody1775 -
  10. Daniel Cody1777 -
  11. Rhoda Cody1784 -
Facts and Events
Name[1][2][3] Joseph Cody
Gender Male
Birth[1][4][6] 2 May 1736 Hopkinton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
Other[5] Aft 1737 Lived with grandfather Phillip Cody after father died Fact 1
Probate[3] 3 Feb 1743 Hopkinton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United StatesReceived 1/3 of grandfather Philip's farm after death of grandmother. Was to get 1/2 of the third, with brother Samuel getting other half, but Samuel died, giving Joseph the whole farm
Military[5] 1753 Crown Point, Essex, New York, United StatesFrench and Indian War
Military[5] 1755 Oswego, Oswego, New York, United StatesFort George
Marriage 17 Dec 1757 Upton, Worcester, Massachusetts, United StatesIntention
to Mary Parmenter
Military[5] 19 Apr 1775 Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United StatesSergeant in Capt. Gerson Nelson's company which marched on the alarm to Cambridge and Roxbury
Military[5][9] 18 May 1775 Roxbury, Suffolk, Massachusetts, United Stateslieutenant in Capt. Samuel Warren's company, Colonel Joseph Reed's 20th regt..
Residence[1] Abt 1780 Milford, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
Occupation[5] carpenter
Occupation[5] farmer
Occupation[5] merchant
Occupation[1] Milford, Worcester, Massachusetts, United Statescarpenter. "Tradition says that he seldom used any measuring implement, but laid out his framing work by so accurate an eye that all his joints and mortises fitted exactly when his frames were raised.
Occupation[1][5][7] Milford, Worcester, Massachusetts, United Statesconstable, perhaps the town's first
Residence[1] Hopkinton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States"probably from Hopkinton"
Residence[5] Mendon, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
Residence[1][5][8] Milford, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
Residence[5] Upton, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
Death[5] 1787 Cause: Death said in Cody book to have been hastened by losing their holdings through Joseph cosigning for relatives and friends
Other[5] Chose uncle George Carryl as guardian after grandmother Martha Cody died Fact 1
Other[5] Joseph and Mary became the highest taxpayers in the township Fact 1
Other[1][5] Milford, Worcester, Massachusetts, United StatesLieut. Joseph Cody Nickname
  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 History of the town of Milford, Worcester County, Massachusetts : from its first settlement to 1881. (Name: The Generations Network, Inc.; Location: Provo, UT; Date: 2005;)
    Database online.

    Record for

  2. Cody, Lydia Sarah, The Cody family in America
    p. 21,22.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Cody, Lydia Sarah, The Cody family in America
    p. 5-6.

    Last Will and Testament of Philip Coady

  4. Cody, Lydia Sarah, The Cody family in America
    p. 8.

    Isaac Cody entry

  5. 5.00 5.01 5.02 5.03 5.04 5.05 5.06 5.07 5.08 5.09 5.10 5.11 5.12 5.13 5.14 5.15 Cody, Lydia Sarah, The Cody family in America
    p. 11-12.

    Joseph Cody entry

  6. Hopkinton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. Vital records of Hopkinton, Massachusetts, to the year of 1850. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1911)
    p. 58.

    CODY, Joseph, s. Isaac and Hannah, [born] May 2, 1736.

  7. Cody Family book does not say "probably"
  8. Milford was formed out of Mendon, per Cody Family book
  9. Cody book got information from vol. 3, p. 706 "Massachusetts Soldiers and Sailors in Revolutionary War".