Family of Lewis Jones (1294) & Anna [Jones]
2969. Lydia Jones. Born in 1632 in England. Lydia died on 3 Feb 1701/2 in Sherborn, MA.
On 30 Oct 1656 Lydia married Jonathan Whitney, son of John Whitney (ca 1599-1 Jun 1673) & Eleanor [Whitney] (-11 May 1659), in Watertown, MA.35 Born in 1634 in England.35 Jonathan died ca 1702 in Sherborn, MA.35
About 1659 Jonathan’s father gave him 39 acres of land which he had purchased from Richard Woodland. On 7 Nov 1664 Jonathan Whitney, and wife Lydia, sold this land, situated in the little plain in Watertown, for £40 to Thomas Flagg. On that date he also sold to Richard Child 5 acres of meadow, situated on a branch of Stonly Brook. He was in Sherburne as early as 1679.35
Their children include:
2970. Dea. Josiah Jones. Born ca 1643 in Roxbury, MA. Josiah died on 9 Oct 1714 in Weston, MA.35
From Bond’s Watertown Genealogies:35
Josiah Jones, of Watertown farms, was admitted freeman Ap. 18, 1690, was a captain, one of the original members, and one of the first deacons of Weston church, to which office he was elected Jan. 4, 1709-10, and he d. Oct. 9, 1714. About 1690 the three portions of Watertown (Watertown, Waltham, and Weston), were designated as the precincts of Capt. Bond’s Company, of Capt. Garfield’s Co., and of Lieut. Jones’s Co. He m., Oct. 2, 1667, Lydia Treadway. She d. Sept. 18, 1743, aged 94. Feb. 20, 1665-6, he purchased of John Stone and wife Sarah, of Watertown, a farm of 124 acres on the north side of the Sudbury highway, about two miles from Sudbury, which said Stone purchased May 18, 1657, of Richard Browne, late of Watertown, d. Ap. 21, 1684, he sold to John Bright, for £60, his share (1/4) of the mills on Stoney Brook, with 30 acres of land, bought of Nathaniel Treadway, Feb. 19, 1678-9, land bought of John Chadwick, with the house, &c., thereon. [Mid. Deeds, Vol. IX., p. 336.]
Here Lyes buried
The body of Capt.
Who Deceased Octobr
the 9th, 1714, in the
74th year of his Age
On 2 Oct 1667 Josiah married Lydia Treadway (3251) , daughter of Nathaniel Treadway (1349) (ca 1615-20 Jul 1689) & Sufferance Haynes (-22 Jul 1682), in Watertown, MA.35 Born on 1 Sep 1649 in Watertown, MA. Lydia died in Weston, MA, on 18 Sep 1743; she was 94.35
Mrs. Lydia Jones relict of
Capt. Josiah Jones, who was
ye first Deacon of
ye Church in Town
died Sept. 17 1743
Their children include:
2971. Phebe Jones. Born on 21 Jan 1646 in Watertown, MA.108 Phebe died in Watertown, MA, on 6 Jul 1650; she was 4.108
Phebe died “by a scald” according to the church records.
2972. Shubael Jones. Born on 1 Jul 1651 in Watertown, MA.35
John and Simon Stone were appointed as Shubael’s guardians 7 Ocgt 1864.35
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