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Family of Joshua Jr Tilden FORD and Lydia Walker VEAZIE

Joshua Jr Tilden FORD b. 1790 Apr 28886 at Marshfield, MA886. d. 1868 Jan 21?840. bd. Cedar Grove Cem., Marshfield, MA840.
Lydia Walker VEAZIE b. 1791 Oct 22692 at Pembroke, MA692. d. 1865 Sep 17840. bd. Cedar Grove Cem., Marshfield, MA840.

Married692 1824 Feb 5692 at Pembroke, MA821.

Joshua's birth record886 (Marshfield-V1, p 181, Second Volume), has "Joshua Tilden Ford Jr. the son of Joshua Tildren Ford & Deborah hiss wife was born Apr. 28, 1790."

In 1823, Joshua (of Duxbury) was selected to a jury to determine damages to the petitioner for 13 acres appropriated for a highway without the petitioner's permission. The jury awarded $28 to Barnabas Holmes of Plymouth, petitioner.

Joshua's tombstone840 reads: "JOSHUA T FORD / DIED / JA- 21(?) 1868 / AGED 77(ZZ?) YRS 8 MO / 23 DAYS." If his death date is Jan 21, and his age at death is 77 years, 8 months, 23 days, his birthdate would be calculated to be April 28, 1790, matching his birth record886

An 1867 affidavit4832, deposed by Mary (Veazie) White, states that Mary was the daughter of Silas Veazie and Abigail Walker; that her sister Lydia W married Joshua T Ford, of Duxbury; and that Lydia deceased in the year 1866, leaving one son living.

Lydia's gravestone840 reads: ""LYDIA W / WIFE OF JOSHUA T FORD / DIED / SEPT 17 1865 / AGED / -- YEARS 10 MOS / 25 DAYS."

Child 1. Abigail

Abigail died918 at the age 10y 4m 24d.

Child 2. Joshua

Civil War draft registration records927, enumerated June, 1863, Duxbury, MA, list Joshua O Ford, age 35, farmer, unmarried, born Massachusetts. Joshua's gravestone840 reads: JOSHUA O. FORD / BORN / DEC 18 1826 / JAN 31 1918. It appears that Joshua never married.

Children of Joshua Jr Tilden FORD and Lydia Walker VEAZIE:

1. Abigail T FORD886 b. 1825 Apr 4886 at Duxbury, MA886. d. 1835 Aug 28918. bd. Marshfield, MA918.
2. Joshua O FORD886 b. 1826 Dec 18886 at Duxbury, MA886. d. 1918 Jan 31840. bd. Cedar Grove Cem., Marshfield, MA840.


692. Massachusetts, Pembroke, Vital Records of, to the year 1850, NEHGS, Boston, Mass, 1911. (www.ancestry.com)
821. Massachusetts Marriages, 1633-1850 (www.ancestry.com)
840. Gravestone inscriptions - www.findagrave.com
886. Massachusetts Vital Records to 1850, 1620-1850 (Online Database: AmericanAncestors.org)
918. Massachusetts, Marshfield Vital Records of, to 1850 (Online Database: AmericanAncestors.org, NEHGS)
919. Massachusetts, Plymouth Court Records, 1686-1859, NEHGS (Online database. AmericanAncestors.org)
920. 1850 Fed Census MA, Plymouth Co., Duxbury; www.ancestry.com
921. Massachusetts State Censuses, 1855 and 1865. (Online database: AmericanAncestors.org)
922. 1860 Fed Census MA, Plymouth Co., Duxbury; www.ancestry.com
923. 1870 Fed Census MA, Plymouth Co., Duxbury; www.ancestry.com
924. 1880 Fed Census MA, Plymouth Co., Duxbury; www.ancestry.com
925. 1900 Fed Census MA, Plymouth Co., Duxbury; www.ancestry.com
926. 1910 Fed Census MA, Plymouth Co., Duxbury; www.ancestry.com
927. Civil War Draft Registration Records, 1863-1865 - www.ancestry.com
928. Massachusetts, Duxbury, Directory, 1894 and 1908 - www.ancestry.com
4832. Affidavit - White, Mary, affidavit signed July 8, 1867, Weymouth, MA, from the probate records of Joseph Veazie, Rhode Island Wills and Probate; www.ancestry.com
5193. 1865 State Census MA, Plymouth Co., Duxbury; www.ancestry.com