Person:Josiah Weston (1)

Watchers
m. 15 Sep1801
  1. Samuel Steward Weston1802 - Bef 1850
  2. Isabella Weston1804 -
  3. Louisa Weston1806 -
  4. Daniel Foster Weston1809 -
  5. Eli Weston, III1812 - 1885
  6. Edwin Weston1814 -
  7. Josiah K. Weston1816 - 1891
  8. Ferdinand Weston1818 - 1888
  9. Lydia Caroline Weston1820 -
  10. Sarah Eglentine Weston1821 -
  11. Caroline Lydia Weston1823 - 1892
m. 1844
  1. Flavilla J. Weston1846 - 1847
  2. Lena H. Weston1848 - 1848
  3. Howard Wilson Weston1850 -
  4. Josiah K. Weston1853 - 1854
  5. Mattie B. Weston1858 -
Facts and Events
Name Josiah K. Weston
Gender Male
Birth[1] 12 Apr 1816 Bloomfield, Somerset, Maine, United States
Marriage 1844 Bingham, Somerset, Maine, United Statesto Lucy J. Wilson
Census[2] 1850 Levant, Penobscot, Maine, United StatesAge 34. Farmer.
Census[3] 1860 Levant, Penobscot, Maine, United StatesAge 44. Farmer.
Census[4] 1870 Levant, Penobscot, Maine, United StatesAge 54. Farmer.
Census[5] 1880 Levant, Penobscot, Maine, United StatesAge 64. Farmer.
Death[1] 6 Jan 1891 Levant, Penobscot, Maine, United States

Joseph [sic] K. Weston was born in Bloomfield, Somerset county, Maine, in 1816, where he received a common school education. In 1832 he came to Penobscot county with his father, where he engaged in lumbering and farming. In 1844 he married Lucy J. Wilson in Bingham. In 1880 he sold out his mill to R. W. Wilson and turned his attention exclusively to farming, in which business he is now engaged. He was engaged in the mercantile business in South Levant for over twenty-five years, where he held the office of Postmaster during that time. He then resigned in favor of R. W. Wilson, the present Postmaster. He has also held the office of Selectman for over six years, and was Chairman of the Board two years. He was elected to represent his class in the State Legislature in 1872, and has always taken an active part in the cause of temperance. He has had five children: Howard W., Mattie B, Flavill, and two died in infancy.[6]

References
  1. 1.0 1.1 Levant Town and vital records 1813-1917, in Maine, United States. Maine Births and Christenings, 1739-1900. (FamilySearch Record Search)
    Josiah K. Weston.

    Name: Josiah K. Weston
    Gender: Male
    Christening Place: CIVIL, LEVANT, PENOBSCOT, MAINE
    Birth Date: 12 Apr 1816
    Birthplace: BLOOMFIELD, PENOBSCOT, ME
    Death Date: 06 Jan 1891
    GS Film number: 11530

  2. Penobscot, Maine, United States. 1850 U.S. Census Population Schedule
    Family 219, reel 265, NARA publication M432 Image 31.

    Houshold 219:
    Josiah K. Weston. Age 34. Farmer.
    Lucy J. Weston. Age 26.
    Howard P Weston. Age 4 months.
    Eli Weston. Age 69. Farmer.
    All born in Maine.

    Household: 220
    Harriete Weston. Age 29. Born in Maine.

  3. Penobscot, Maine, United States. 1860 U.S. Census Population Schedule
    Reel 446, NARA publication M653 487.

    Household:
    Josiah K. Weston. Age 44. Farmer.
    Louy J. Weston. Age 35. House Keeper.
    Howard P. Weston. Age 10.
    Eli Weston. Age 79. Farmer.
    Loisa Weston. Age 53. House Keeper.
    All born in Maine.

  4. Penobscot, Maine, United States. 1870 U.S. Census Population Schedule
    p. 19, household 161, NARA publication M593 Image 19.

    Household 161:
    Weston Josiah K. Age 54. Farmer.
    Weston Lucy J. Age 46. Keeping house.
    Weston Howard. Age 20. Labors on Farm.
    Weston Mattie. Age 11. At school.
    Wilson Alsada. Age 18. Domestic Servant.
    All born in Maine.

  5. Penobscot, Maine, United States. 1880 U.S. Census Population Schedule
    p 39C, Family 28, ED 20, reel 485. NARA publication M432 533.

    Household:
    Weston Josiah K. Age 64. Farmer.
    Weston Lucy J. Wife. Keeping house.
    Weston Howard W. Age 30. Son. Farm laborer.
    Weston Mattie B. Daughter. Age 21.
    All born in Maine.

  6. History of Penobscot County, Maine: with illustrations and biographical sketches, 1626-1882. (Cleveland, OH: Williams, Chase & Co, 1882)
    425.