Josiah Dearborn

Brief Life History of Josiah

When Josiah Dearborn was born on 3 September 1764, in Hampton, Rockingham, New Hampshire, British Colonial America, his father, Major Josiah Dearborn, was 27 and his mother, Sarah Freese, was 26. He married Mary Smith on 6 February 1802, in Sanbornton, Strafford, New Hampshire, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 15 May 1832, in Sanbornton, Belknap, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Sanbornton, Belknap, New Hampshire, United States.

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Josiah Dearborn
Mary Smith
Marriage: 6 February 1802
Josiah Smith Dearborn
Sarah Freese Dearborn
Anna Smith Dearborn
Daniel Marston Dearborn
Samuel John Dearborn

Sources (6)

  • Josiah Dearborn, "New Hampshire, Birth Records, Early to 1900"
  • Josiah Dearborn, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Josiah Dearborn in entry for D M Dearborn, "New Hampshire, Death Records, 1654-1947"

World Events (8)


Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.


New Hampshire is 9th state.

1783 · A Free America

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

Name Meaning

English: unexplained.

History: Godfrey Dearborn (baptized September 24, 1603 in Willoughby,Lincolnshire, England) came to North America in 1639 and settled inHampton, NH, where he died on February 4, 1686.

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

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