Joshua married Elizabeth Barnes, dau. of Joseph Stewart Barnes and Thankful Holcomb.Joshua's father was William and his grandfather was Ananias, both in Hunterdon, NJ. Joshua also had a brother William who died w/o issue.Joshua settled in Harrison Co. WV ca. 1778.Eliz. had died prior in Winchester, VA.Joshua remarried to Mary Swiger, a widow.Then his son, Barnes, married Mary's dau. Eve about 1781 in Harrison Co.The line of Joshua back to his grandfather is believed accurate though it flies in the face of family stories about Joshua coming from Scotland.