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Jonas Joslin, Sr. (b. Mar 01, 1769, d. Bet. 1850 - 1860)Jonas Joslin, Sr. (son of Joseph Joslin and Sarah Tarbell) was born Mar 01, 1769 in Leominster, Worcester Co, MA, and died Bet. 1850 - 1860 in prob. Delaware Co, OH.He married Ruth Dyer on 1794 in Franklin, Franklin Co, VT.
Notes for Jonas Joslin, Sr.:
JOSSLIN (see Jorslen, Joslen, Joslin, Joslyn, Josselyn, Josslen, Josslyn)
BIRTH:Page 125 of The Jocelyn-Joslin-Joslyn-Josselyn Family compiled by Edith S. Wessler, 1961
DEATH:Date not known, he was not found in the 1860 DelawareOhio census records.
MARRIAGE:Irwin L. Joslin files page 3 (ILJ3)Wife's maiden name also from that source.
ILJ3: In the Ottawa archives is a card in Jonas, Senior's handwriting stating that he was born in Leominster, Mass., was a farmer, had entered Canada on foot and had lived at St. Armand, Mississquoi Bay (at the uppermost part of Lake Champlain).Canada had given him 900 acres of land in "The Ranges".
In 1816, Jonas and his family went to Liberty twp., DelawareOhio.He is listed in the 1820 census, James is listed in the 1830 census.The land on which they settled was a grant which they homesteaded and James, the oldest son, inherited and later sold to his brother Jonas, Jr. according to a Delaware county deed dated October 28, 1837.
In 1981, Mrs. Jean O. Heuman (also a descendant of 99 - Joseph) visited Ohio and found the tombstone of Ruth Dyer Joslin (wife of Jonas, Sr.)It had been thrown under the foundation of a building that had been built at the rear of the farm on which Jonas Sr.'s original house had been built in 1816.
CENSUS: 1820 Liberty twp., Delaware Co,, OHpage 94A
Jonas Joslinwhite males 10-161white females 10-162
over 451 over 451
1830 Liberty twp., Delaware Co,, OHpage 85
Jonas Joslinmales under 51females 15-202
James Joslinmales under 51females under 51
1850Liberty twp., Delaware Co,, OHline 32p. 208
Jonas Gloslin81b. MassRE 150
Jonas Jr.42b. Canada
1850 Liberty twp., Delaware Co,, OHline 2p. 208
Benjamin Bartholomew70b. Conn
J. Gloslin21b. OH
Lovina Gloslin21b. OH
Franklin Gloslin1b. OH
More About Jonas Joslin, Sr. and Ruth Dyer:
Marriage: 1794, Franklin, Franklin Co, VT.
Children of Jonas Joslin, Sr. and Ruth Dyer are:
- +James Joslin, b. 1796, Cambridge, Lamoille Co, VT or SC, d. Bef. 1888.