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Josiah Stanborough, Jr.

Birthplace: Southampton, Suffolk County, New York
Death: 1710 (63-64)
Newark, Essex County, New Jersey
Place of Burial: Newark, Essex County, New Jersey
Immediate Family:

Son of Josiah Stanborough, Sr. and Frances Stanborough
Husband of Admah Higginson Stanborough and Elizabeth Stanborough
Father of Recompense Stanborough, II; Frances Pierson; Anna Halsey; Zerviah Winans; Hanna Stanborough and 4 others
Brother of Sarah Osborne; Peregrine Stanborough; Mary Edwards; Alice Stanborough and Anna Stanborough

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About Josiah Stanborough, Jr.

Josiah Stanborough, Jr BIRTH 1646 Southampton, Suffolk County, New York, USA DEATH 1710 (aged 63–64) Newark, Essex County, New Jersey, USA BURIAL Fairmount Cemetery Newark, Essex County, New Jersey, USA PLOT Old Burying Ground relocated to Fairmount Cemetery MEMORIAL ID 114800345 · View Source


  • Josiah Jr was born to Josiah Sr Stanborough but changed name to Stanberry.

NAME Name can be Stanberry/Stanbury/Stansberry/Stansbury/Stanbro

LIFESPAN Born ca 1646 Southampton, Long Island, NY, the area known as Sagg Died sometime after 1695 in Elizabeth, NJ

WIVES 1st wife Admah(Annah) Chatfield daughter of Thomas Chatfield of Easthampton. Married 7/24/1670 Southhampton, LI. Born unknown, died before 1686

Married July 24 1670 in Southampton, Long Island, NY. ' 2nd wife 2 Mrs. Elizabeth Sylvester Osborne married after 1686/7 when her 1st husband Bezaleel Osborne died at Easthampton. She is said to be the daughter of Nathaniel Sylvester of Shelter Island

NY TO NJ After their children were born they moved to Essex Cty NJ which was very new. Removed to Elizabeth, NJ 1690, admitted as an Elizabethtown associate 1695. Believed to have died shortly after that, family removed to Rahway

DEATH He died there and is likely buried with his wife in the first and oldest Essex church cemetery, in capital Newark, NJ, which was tradition then.

CHILDREN He had 8 kids: Children believe to be all by 1st wife, Admah and all born on Long Island:

Recompense b ca Aug. 22, 1672 or 1674, Frances b ca April 4, 1675 or 1676, Josiah III b ca 1676 or June 22, 1677 (twin) Hanna(h) b ca July 1, 1679 or 1677, Phebe b ca Sept. 17, 1679 or 1681 Zerviah b ca Oct. 1, 1683 or 1681, a male Adonijah b ca March 18, 1684/86/7, a male John b 1688.

LATER GENERATIONS Some of Josiah's later generations went to NC with Quakers and on to Indiana and points west.

GRANDPARENTS Grandparents: William and Catherin Paxen are listed at 114801040 and 114801083

NOTES From The Other Osborne Family by Richard W. Cook NJ Gen. Mag.

Bezaleel Osborne (son of William Osborn), b. May 8, 1650 at Braintree, d. Feb. 1686/7, at East Hampton; m. Elizabeth maybe Sylvester Elizabeth m. 2nd Josiah Stanborough Jr, who moved to Elizabeth Town ca. 1690.

In the East Hampton ratables , Sept. 8, 1683, Bewlick Osborne was given a valuation of L 30 (NYDH 2:542). The ear mark of Besaliel Osborne was noted ca. 1686 in the records of East Hampton, 2: 183.

Bazalliell Osborne of East Hampton in his nuncupative Will dated Feb. 11, 1687, proved Mar. 7, 1687, names his wife Elizabeth, his brothers Jonathan & Joseph, and the two sons of his brother in law Arthur Howell (Suffolk County, LI, Clerk's Office, Sessions Book No 1, p. 243).

Bezaleel Osborne had purchased land in the New Castle County, Del., the disposition of which was recorded Jan. 22, 1706,at New Castle. Joseph Osborne of East Hampton appointed his brother Jonathan Osborne of Cape May as his attorney in the sale of his one-third interest in certain land at Appoquinimink in the county of New Castle which had belonged to his brother, Bezediel Osborne, Dec'd. (New Castle Co. Deed Book B-1, pp. 364-65). On July 13, 1704, Jonathan Osborne of Cape May and Josiah Stanborough of Elizabeth Town conveyed to John Heally of Appoquinimink Ck., New Castle Co., a tract of 400 acres owed by Barzaliell Osborne who in his last will and testament bequeathed it to Jonathan Osborne, Joseph Osborne, and Elizabeth, the wife of the said Barzaliell Osborne. Jonathan Osborne acted in his own right and as attorney for Joseph Osborne, and Josiah Standborough with right of his wife the aforesaid Elizabeth (Ibid. pp. 366-67) On the same day Jonathan Osborne of Cape May and Josiah Standborough of Elizabeth town appointed their friend Mr. Richd Renalds of New Castle their attorney to make delivery in their name to John Heally of Appoquinimink Creek in New Castle County of a tract of land on the southeast side of Appoquinimink Creek formerly belonging to Bazaliell Osborne (Ibid. p.365)

FIRST SETTLERS From First Settlers of Piscataway and Woodbridge, p. 104;

Josiah Stanborough admitted associate 1695

Will of Thomas Chatfield, June 22, 1686, oldest son Thomas, wife (not named), dau. Anne, wife of Josiah Stanborough; dau. Elizabeth, wife of Edward Joanes, daus. Sarah and Mary, and a son John; son Thomas ex'r, John Milford Jr., Benjamin Osborn, and Thomas James, overseers; pro. Oct. 20, 1687.

NEW ENGLAND MARRIAGES From New England Marriages Prior to 1700, p. 700; Stanborough Josiah & Adnah/Admah?/Anne? Chatfield; 24 Jul 1670; Southampton, LI/Elizabeth, NJ

LAND Josiah Stanborough son of Josiah & Frances mar 1670 Annah Chatfield in Southampton, sells land to Thomas Chatfield 1693 Southampton 2nd mar to Elizabath wid of Bezaleel Osborne who d 1686/7 she had children, no children Josiah & Elizabeth 7/13/1704 named land purchase Elizabeth NJ

  1. 426Stanborough witness to John Greenvil's will March 1689/90 # 6 Mentioned Will Thomas Chatfield mar to his daug Anne #110 1711 mention widow Stanborough settled Rahway Josiah Stanbrow Inv, will 9/1/1703 Elizabeth NJ wife Elizabeth mar 1st Bezaleel Osborne 2nd Josiah who moved to Elizabethtown c 1690 #53 First families Piscataway & Woodbridge Sr & Jr #91 Elizabethtown 1695 #I0O Bio of mentions Elizabethtown 1695- widow Sarah in 1711 -located Rahway #114 Southampton 1666 #378 Sells land 1678 #383 Sells land 1687 #385 Sells land 1692-3 #386 Mentioned land sale 1688##887 Mentioned land sale 1698##311 Sells land 1693 #392 Mentioned land sale 1681#400 Southampton 1666 #378 Sells land 1678 #383 Sells land 1687 #385 Sells land 1692-3 #386 Mentioned land sale 1688 #387 Mentioned land sale 1698 #391 Sells land 1693 #392 Mentioned land sale 1681 #400 Associate Elizabethtown 1695 #79 Elizabeth Stanbrough wit. will Elizabethtown 7/12/1694 Will of Stephen Osborne #140

Family Members Parents Photo Josiah Stanborough 1600–1661

Photo Frances Gransden Stanborough 1618 – unknown

Spouses Admah Chatfield Stanborough 1649–1691

Photo Elizabeth Sylvester Stanborough 1666–1734

Siblings Sarah Stanborough Osborne 1635–1705

Photo Peregrine Stanborough 1640–1701

Mary Stanborough Edwards 1642–1702

Children Photo Zeruiah Stanborough Winance unknown–1737

Recompense Stanborough 1674–1720

Anna Stansborough Halsey 1679 – unknown

Photo Phebe Stanborough 1681–1736

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Josiah Stanborough, Jr.'s Timeline

Southampton, Suffolk County, New York
August 22, 1672
Bridgehampton, Suffolk County, NY
April 4, 1675
Southampton, NY, United States
July 1, 1678
July 1, 1679
Southampton, Suffolk, New York, United States
September 17, 1679
Bridgehampton, Suffolk County, NY