Jonas Joslin, Sr. (b. Mar 01, 1769, d. Bet. 1850 - 1860)
Jonas Joslin, Sr. (son of Joseph Joslin and Sarah Tarbell) was born Mar 01, 1769 in Leominster, Worcester Co, MA, and died Bet. 1850 - 1860 in prob. Delaware Co, OH. He married Ruth Dyer on 1794 in Franklin, Franklin Co, VT.
Notes for Jonas Joslin, Sr.: JOSSLIN (see Jorslen, Joslen, Joslin, Joslyn, Josselyn, Josslen, Josslyn) BIRTH: Page 125 of The Jocelyn-Joslin-Joslyn-Josselyn Family compiled by Edith S. Wessler, 1961 DEATH: Date not known, he was not found in the 1860 Delaware Ohio census records. MARRIAGE: Irwin L. Joslin files page 3 (ILJ3) Wife's maiden name also from that source.
ILJ3: In the Ottawa archives is a card in Jonas, Senior's handwriting stating that he was born in Leominster, Mass., was a farmer, had entered Canada on foot and had lived at St. Armand, Mississquoi Bay (at the uppermost part of Lake Champlain). Canada had given him 900 acres of land in "The Ranges".
In 1816, Jonas and his family went to Liberty twp., Delaware Ohio. He is listed in the 1820 census, James is listed in the 1830 census. The land on which they settled was a grant which they homesteaded and James, the oldest son, inherited and later sold to his brother Jonas, Jr. according to a Delaware county deed dated October 28, 1837.
In 1981, Mrs. Jean O. Heuman (also a descendant of 99 - Joseph) visited Ohio and found the tombstone of Ruth Dyer Joslin (wife of Jonas, Sr.) It had been thrown under the foundation of a building that had been built at the rear of the farm on which Jonas Sr.'s original house had been built in 1816.
CENSUS: 1820 Liberty twp., Delaware Co,, OH page 94A Jonas Joslin white males 10-16 1 white females 10-16 2 16-25 1 16-26 3 over 45 1 over 45 1
1830 Liberty twp., Delaware Co,, OH page 85 Jonas Joslin males under 5 1 females 15-20 2 20-30 1 20-30 1 60-70 1 50-60 1
James Joslin males under 5 1 females under 5 1 5-10 1 5-10 1 30-40 1 20-30 1
1850 Liberty twp., Delaware Co,, OH line 32 p. 208 Jonas Gloslin 81 b. Mass RE 150 Jonas Jr. 42 b. Canada Lucy 42 b. N.Y. John 21 b. OH Lucretia 19 b. OH Nancy 16 b. OH Jane 15 b. OH Wm 14 b. OH Mary 9 b. OH Elisabeth 7 b. OH Charles 2 b. OH Fanny 40 b. Canada
1850 Liberty twp., Delaware Co,, OH line 2 p. 208 Benjamin Bartholomew 70 b. Conn J. Gloslin 21 b. OH Lovina Gloslin 21 b. OH Franklin Gloslin 1 b. OH
More About Jonas Joslin, Sr. and Ruth Dyer: Marriage: 1794, Franklin, Franklin Co, VT.
Children of Jonas Joslin, Sr. and Ruth Dyer are:
+James Joslin, b. 1796, Cambridge, Lamoille Co, VT or SC, d. Bef. 1888.