Josiah Hathaway II

Brief Life History of Josiah

When Josiah Hathaway II was born on 20 January 1747, in Berkley, Bristol, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Josiah Hathaway, was 50 and his mother, Sarah Childs, was 44. He married Hannah Latham on 4 December 1766, in Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 18 December 1775, in Bridgewater, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 28.

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Josiah Hathaway II
Hannah Latham
Marriage: 4 December 1766
Josiah Hathaway
Ebenezer Hathaway
Molly Hathaway
Josiah Hathaway III

Sources (15)

  • Josiah Hathaway, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
  • Josiah Hathaway, "Massachusetts, Marriages, 1695-1910"
  • Josiah Hathaway, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

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Name Meaning


from the Middle English personal name Hatewi (Old English Heathuwīg), or from ancient Germanic Hathuwic, Hadewic, all ‘war’ + ‘war, battle’.

topographic name for someone who lived at or near a road across a heath, from Middle English he(a)th ‘heath’ + wei(e) ‘way’ (Old English hǣth + weg).

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

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