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Josiah Rossiter

Birthplace: Windsor, Hartford Co., CT
Death: Died in Guilford, New Haven Co., CT
Immediate Family:

Son of Bryan 'Bray' Rossiter and Elizabeth Rossiter
Husband of Sarah Rossiter
Father of Timothy Rossiter; Sarah Pierson; Samuel Rossiter; Jonathan Rossiter; Elizabeth Rossiter and 10 others
Brother of Joanna Cotton; Abigail Rossiter; Elizabeth Rossiter; Peter Rossiter; Timothy Rossiter and 4 others

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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

February 6, 1654
Windsor, Hartford Co., CT
April 1679
Age 25
March 31, 1680
Age 26
January 28, 1681
Age 26
June 5, 1683
Age 29
February 17, 1686
Age 32
April 17, 1687
Age 33
April 3, 1688
Age 34
Guilford, CT, USA
November 10, 1689
Age 35