Joshua Eddy

about 1710–
Taunton, Bristol, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Joshua

When Joshua Eddy was born about 1710, in Taunton, Bristol, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Eleazer Eddy, was 29 and his mother, Elizabeth Randell, was 25.

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Family Time Line

Eleazer Eddy
1681–1739
Elizabeth Randell
1685–1722
John Eddy
1701–1789
Caleb Eddy I
1702–1778
Elizabeth Eddy
1705–
Joshua Eddy
1710–
Eleazar Eddy
1712–
Hannah Eddy
1704–1789
Charity Eddy
1707–1798

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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+2 More Children

Name Meaning

English (Devon): from the Middle English personal name Edwy, Old English Ēadwīg, composed of the elements ēad ‘prosperity’, ‘fortune’ + wīg ‘war’.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Eleazer's wife and children in Memoir of Colonel Jonathan Eddy, North America, Family Histories
  • Memoir of Colonel Jonathan Eddy, of Eddington, Maine, with some account of the Eddy family and of the early settlers of Penobscot River, by Joseph Whitcomb Porter.

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