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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Eleazer Eddy
Elizabeth Randell
John Eddy
Caleb Eddy I
Elizabeth Eddy
Joshua Eddy
Eleazar Eddy
Hannah Eddy
Charity Eddy

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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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  • 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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