Joshua Remington

Male1690–1 July 1733

Brief Life History of Joshua

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.

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Joshua Remington
Elizabeth Trundy
Marriage: 13 June 1712
Elizabeth Remington
Olive Remington
John Remington
Sarah Remington
Joshua Remington
Elisha Remington
Mary Remington
Thomas Remington
Joshua Remington

Sources (16)

  • Joshua Remington, "Maine Marriages, 1771-1907"
  • Joshua Remington, "Massachusetts Deaths and Burials, 1795-1910"
  • Joshua Remington in entry for Olive Remington, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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  • Marriage
    13 June 1712York, Province of Maine, British Colonial America
  • Children (9)

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    Siblings (5)

    Name Meaning

    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.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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