The Ancestors of Brian Doig

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  • ID: I406
  • Name: Joseph EDSON
  • Surname: Edson
  • Given Name: Joseph
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: ABT 1649 in Salem, Essex Co., MA
  • Death: 3 Oct 1711 in Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., MA
  • Ancestral File #: BMFS-7H
  • _UID: 2746EFA4457BD511AA29444553540000A908
  • Note:
    Joseph does not appear to have acquired as much distinction as his father and brothers, yet " he sustained a high character for integrity; was brave, vigilant and active in the defense o f the colony, and with the gallant spirit of the soldier, engaged in the perilous conflict o f Philip's war.

    He and his two brothers were of the "twenty-one men who went out to join Capt. Church's compa ny, but failing to meet it, they came unexpectedly upon a part of Indians, fought them and to ok seventeen of them prisoners, whom they brought into the settlement and all of them unhurt. " They also secured "much plunder." These prisoners were sold for money, "and the town vote d that the soldiers who took them should have the money."
    Wells, Several ancestral lines of Josiah E dson, p. 38
  • Change Date: 18 Feb 2016 at 09:23:05



    Father: Samuel EDSON c: 5 Sep 1613 in Fillongley, Warwickshire, England
    Mother: Susanna ORCUTT b: 20 Feb 1618 in Of Fillongley, Warwickshire, England

    Marriage 1 Experience FIELD
    • Married: 1678 in Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts
    Children
    1. Has No Children Joseph EDSON b: 1679 in Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., MA
    2. Has No Children Josiah EDSON b: 1682 in Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., MA
    3. Has No Children Experience EDSON b: 6 Sep 1685 in Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., MA

    Marriage 2 Mary TURNER b: 23 May 1661 in Of Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., MA
    • Married: 2 Nov 1686 in Bridgewater, Ma
    Children
    1. Has No Children Benjamin EDSON b: 1686/1687 in Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., MA
    2. Has No Children Samuel EDSON b: 28 Aug 1689 in Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., MA
    3. Has Children Mary EDSON b: ABT 1691 in Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., MA
    4. Has No Children Susanna EDSON b: 1693 in Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., MA
    5. Has No Children Timothy EDSON b: ABT 1694 in Bridgewater, Plymouth Co., MA
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