Lt. Joseph Cary

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Joseph Cary

Also Known As: "Carey"
Birthplace: Bridgewater, Plymouth Colony
Death: Died in Windham, New London County, Connecticut Colony
Immediate Family:

Son of John Cary "The Plymouth Pilgrim" and Elizabeth Carey
Husband of Hannah Cary and Maretia Cary
Father of Lt. Joseph Carey; Jabez Carey, I; Hannah Carey; John Cary; Seth Carey and 1 other
Brother of Deacon John Cary; Francis Cary; Elizabeth Brett; James Cary; Jonathan B. Carey and 6 others
Half brother of John Carey

Occupation: Deacon
Managed by: Gene Daniell
Last Updated:

About Lt. Joseph Cary

When a young man he went to Norwich, Connecticut and became one of the proprietors of Windham. Feb. 9, 1694 he bought 1,000 acres of land for 10 pounds nine shillings. He took position with the first men of the town in civil and ecclesiastical affairs, and was chosen repeatedly to serve in the most improtant offices, civil, military and religious; was one of the original members of the First Congregational Church of Windham, and at its organization, Dec. 19, 1700, was chosen Deacon and held the office until his death. So highly was he esteemed that he was buried under arms which was a very unusual occurence

- from "John Cary: The Plymouth Pilgim" by Seth Cooley Cary

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Lt. Joseph Cary's Timeline

April 18, 1663
Bridgewater, Plymouth Colony
May 5, 1689
Age 26
Norwich, Connecticut
July 12, 1691
Age 28
March 4, 1693
Age 29
Windham, Windham, CT
January 23, 1695
Age 31
Windham, New London County, Connecticut Colony
July 29, 1697
Age 34
Windham, Windham, CT
April 14, 1700
Age 36
Windham, Windham, CT
January 10, 1722
Age 58
Windham, New London County, Connecticut Colony