Person:Josiah Converse (6)

Deacon Josiah Converse
m. 29 Jun 1614
  1. Deacon Josiah Converse1618 - 1689/90
  2. Lieut. James Converse1620 - 1715
  3. Sarah Converse1623 - 1623
  4. Mary ConverseAbt 1625 -
m. 26 Mar 1651
  1. Capt. Josiah Converse1659/60 - 1717
Facts and Events
Name[1] Deacon Josiah Converse
Gender Male
Christening[2] 30 Oct 1618 South Weald, Essex, England
Marriage 26 Mar 1651 Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United Statesto Esther Champney
Death[3][4] 3 Feb 1689/90 Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States
  1. Johnson, Edward Francis. Notes on the Family of Deacon Edward Convers. Woburn, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States. Woburn Records of Births, Deaths, and Marriages

    Children of Deacon Edward Convers and Sarah ---: Dea. Josiah, b. 1617, d. 3 Feb 1690, m. 26 Mar 1651 "Esther (or Hester)" Champney. One child: Josiah.

  2. Peterson, Arnold P.G. and Carolyn Bryant Peterson. "Edward Converse of Woburn, Massachusetts: Notes on His Birthplace and Ancestry", in The New England Historical and Genealogical Register. (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society)

    Parish registers of Great Burstead, Essex, England, list marriage of Edward Convers and Sarah Parker on 29 Jun 1614.
    Parish registers of South Weald, Essex ("about 7 miles west") includes the baptism 1618, Oct. 30 Josiah Converse, son of Edward.

  3. Johnson, Edward F. Woburn Records of Births, Deaths, and Marriages . (Woburn, Massachusetts: Andrews, Cutler & Co., 1890-1919)

    CONVERSE, Deacon Josiah, s. of ---, [died] Feb. 3, 1690; 72 y.
    {Birth about 1617-1618.]

  4. FHL Film 386061: Files 4907-4997, in Massachusetts. Probate Court (Middlesex County). Probate records, 1648-1924. (Salt Lake City, Utah: Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1964-1967)
    Vital Records of Woodstock, 1686-1854.

    15 Apr 1690: Administration granted to Josiah converse of s'd Woburn on ye Estate of his ffather Josiah Convers late of said Woburn deceased intestate.
    "An Inventory of the estate of Decon Josiah Convers of Woobourne in the County of Midd'x In New England, who deceased ffebruary ye 3'd 1689/90 aprised the 27th ffeb: 1689/90" by Samuell Champne, Daniel champne, James Convers jun'r
    15 Apr 1690: Agreement "y't Josiah ye only Son and heire: of ye deceased take administration upon ye Estate, and y't Hesther the Relict Widow shall have and [torn] ye whole Estate y't her s'd Husband dyed Seized off so Long as shee Liveth in ye hous and keeps her famaly together and Improveth the s'd Estate as ye Relict Widow of ye s'd Josyah Convers Sen'r" but if she marries or moves, 1/2 of the moveable estate and 1/3 of the real estate improved distinct from what his said son improved.
    17 Jun 1690: Bond of Josiah Convers of Woburn as administrator of "ye Estate of my hono'd ffather Josiah Convers of Woburn lately Deceased Intestate".