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Joshua Small

Birthplace: Kittery, York, ME, USA
Death: Died in Limington, York, ME, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Deacon Samuel Small and Anna Small
Husband of Susanna Small; M. Small and Dorothy Small
Father of Elizabeth McKenney; Sarah Tompson; Mary Boothby; Isaac Small; Susannah Jackson and 6 others
Brother of Samuel Small, Esq, Jr.; Anna Libby; John Small; Elizabeth Small; Sarah Small and 3 others

Occupation: Surveyor of Highways
Managed by: Eddy Jones
Last Updated:
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Immediate Family

About Joshua Small

Joshua owned a tannery in a marshy field in Scarborough. The land adjoined his brothers and his log house was opposite the house of Capt. John, his brother. He eventually set up large tanneries in Scarborough.

He was a surveyor for Scarborough. He owned much land and for many he did legal business of early settlers of the town of Limington. Joshua was the moderator of the first town meeting of Limington when it was incorporated. One decision voted on at the meeting was that hogs should not run at large. He was also elected as "leather-sealer". He became a powerful man for the good in the frontier settlement.

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Joshua Small's Timeline

February 26, 1725
Kittery, York, ME, USA
September 22, 1728
Age 3
Scarborough, ME, USA
February 18, 1743
Age 17
Kittery, York, ME, USA
March 14, 1746
Age 21
Scarborough, Cumberland, Maine, United States
April 14, 1748
Age 23
Somersworth, Strafford, NH, USA
March 14, 1750
Age 25
Scarborough, Cumberland, ME, USA
May 4, 1752
Age 27
Scarborough, Cumberland, ME, USA
April 15, 1754
Age 29
Scarborough, Cumberland, ME, USA
November 7, 1758
Age 33
Scarborough, Cumberland, ME, USA
December 1, 1760
Age 35
Scarborough, Cumberland, ME, USA