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Joshua Converse

Birthdate: (50)
Birthplace: Stafford, Tolland, Connecticut, United States
Death: circa 1810 (42-58)
Hancock, Addison County, Vermont, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Captain Josiah Converse and Elizabeth Converse
Husband of Mary Converse
Father of Simon Converse; Joseph Converse; Eunice Converse; Calvin Converse; Hannah North and 3 others
Brother of Dr. Josiah Converse; Elizabeth Shaw; Samuel Converse; Nathan Converse; Benjamin Converse and 5 others

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About Joshua Converse

DAR A 025181, Ct. Pvt.

95. JOSHUA CONVERSE, 7 (Capt. Josiah, 6 (38), Lieut. Josiah, 5 Capt. Josiah, 4 Maj. James, 3 Lieut. James, 2 Deacon Edward, 1), born in Stafford, Conn., about 1760-1762; remvoed to Hancock, Vt., and died there at fifty years of age. It is said by his descendants that he was a solider in the American army in the Revolutionary War, at the age of sixteen. He married Mary Trask, the daughter of Josiah and Anna (Putnam) Trask. Anna Putnam ws the daughter of Isaac and Anna (Fuller) Putnam of Sutton. She was born, in Salem Village, 27 July 1726; married, probably, Josiah Trask of Sutton, 31 Oct. 1745. (See a History of the Putname Family in England and America, by Eben Putnam, p84). Isaac Putname moved from Topsfield to Sutton about 1727. His name vanishes from Sutton records before 1741. He was son of Edward, grandson of Thomas, and geat grandson of John Putnam, the emigrant, who in turn possessed a long line of honorable ancestors. Isaac Putnam was own cousin of Gen. Israel Putnam, and uncle of Gen. Rufus Putnam, the "Father of the Northwest." (The Vermont Antiquarian, September, 1902.)

The following names of the seven chidlren of Joshua and Mary (Trask) Converse may not be in the order of their births, for which the dates are not all known:

  1. BETSY CONVERSE, 8 married ____McCrea. They lived at Ausable Forks, N. Y.
  4. EUNICE CONVERSE, 8 born 8 July 1789; married Nathan Carpenter (259)
  6. CALVIN CONVERSE, 8 born 28 Sept. 1796; died in Leon, Cattaraugus Co. N. Y. 31 Oct. 1870. He married Sally Thomas (260)
  7. HANNAH CONVERSE, 8 born April 1803; died 13 June 1869. He married Marvin North (261).


  1. The Converse Family and Allied Families by Charles Allen Converse. Page 184 - 7th generation
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Joshua Converse's Timeline

Stafford, Tolland, Connecticut, United States
July 21, 1785
Age 25
Stafford, Tolland, Connecticut, United States
June 22, 1787
Age 27
Stafford, Tolland, Connecticut, United States
July 8, 1789
Age 29
Stafford, Tolland, Connecticut, United States
September 28, 1796
Age 36
April 1, 1803
Age 43
Shoreham, Addison, Vermont, United States
Age 50
Hancock, Addison County, Vermont, United States