When Joshua Remington was born in 1690, in Hingham, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Thomas Remington, was 31 and his mother, Remember Stowell, was 28. He married Elizabeth Trundy on 13 June 1712, in York, Province of Maine, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 1 July 1733, in his hometown, at the age of 43.
English: habitational name from Rimington (Yorkshire), from Old English rima ‘rim, edge, boundary’ + the place- and river name forming suffix -ing (together meaning ‘boundary stream’, referring to Ings Brook) + tūn ‘farmstead, estate’. Rimington is on the Lancashire border.
History: The American painter Frederic Remington (1861–1909) was descended from John Remington, living in MA in 1639; his father, Eliphalet Remington, was born in Suffield, CT, in 1793, and was a noted firearms manufacturer.