Deacon Joshua Holcomb

Male 1724 - 1784  (60 years)


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  • Name Joshua Holcomb 
    Title Deacon 
    Born 2 Feb 1724  Simsbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Military Service Dec 1776 
    Joshua Holcomb IV is recognized by the NSDAR as a patriot of the Revolutionary War (A056831). In December 1776, at the request of the governor of Connecticut, he was one of many who donated money to pay for transporting cannons and supplies from the iron foundry in Salisbury in the northwestern part of the state to Hartford for distribution to the coast. Those who descend from him and can prove it are eligible to join the DAR or SAR. 
    Died 16 Apr 1784  Granby, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried East Granby Smallpox Cemetery, East Granby, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I44846  OurNorthernRoots
    Last Modified 11 Sep 2020 

    Father Joshua Holcomb,   b. 18 Sep 1697, Simsbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Nov 1772, Simsbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Mother Mary Griffin,   b. 16 Sep 1699, Simsbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Aug 1776, Simsbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Family ID F16241  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Martha Griffin,   b. 1733,   d. 10 Jul 1798  (Age 65 years) 
    Children 
    +1. Martha Holcomb,   b. 11 Jan 1756, Simsbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Dec 1846, Jewett, Greene Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2020 
    Family ID F16239  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 2 Feb 1724 - Simsbury, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 16 Apr 1784 - Granby, Hartford Co., Connecticut, USA Link to Google Earth
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