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About Josiah Rossiter

He was a member of the Council of Connecticut. Described as fellows by nephew Rev. John Cotton: "my uncle Josiah was a plain, honest country gentleman and who had so much learning and respect in that Government, as that he was chosen to the Upper House, being one of the Assistants. "Represented Guilford nine times in the General Court (1683-1707), and was assistant 1708-1711.

Judge of New Haven County Court 1703; Clerk of Guilford 1685-1706; first naval officer of Guilford 1702; ensign of train band 1676.


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Josiah Rossiter's Timeline

1654
February 6, 1654
Windsor, Hartford Co., CT
1679
April 1679
1680
March 31, 1680
1681
January 28, 1681
1683
June 5, 1683
1686
February 17, 1686
1687
April 17, 1687
1688
April 3, 1688
Guilford, CT, United States
1689
November 10, 1689