Henry Joslin

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Henry Joslin, son of Thomas Joslin and Mary (…), was born at East Greenwich, Kent Co., Rhode Island, in 1698.1 He died at West Greenwich, Kent Co., Rhode Island, 21 May 1743.1

Henry married Elizabeth Matteson, daughter of Thomas Matteson and Martha Shippee, at East Greenwich 22 January 1718.2,3

Henry left a will dated 20 May 1743, and proved 24 October 1743 naming
wife Elizabeth
three sons Thomas, Henry, and John
eight daughters: Ales, Mary, Deliverance, Martha, Elizabeth, Rebeakah, Margaret, Mary.4


Elizabeth Matteson b. 9 Oct 1700
  • Alice Joslin5 b. 9 Jun 1720
  • Mary Joslin+6,5 b. 2 Feb 1721/22, d. abt. 1778
  • Thomas Joslin5 b. 12 Feb 1724
  • Henry Joslin5 b. 24 Feb 1726
  • Deliverance Joslin5 b. 25 Mar 1728
  • Martha Joslin5 b. 14 Feb 1730
  • Elizabeth Joslin5 b. 14 Feb 1730, d. bef. Oct 1788
  • Rebekah Joslin5 b. 4 Apr 1732
  • John Joslin5 b. 9 Sep 1734
  • Margaret Joslin5 b. 4 Jul 1737
  • Mary Joslin5 b. 6 May 1739
This person was last edited on19 Jan 2017


  1. [S927] Laura Flebbe. Joslin Genealogy, online https://homepages.rootsweb.com/~flebbe/surnames/joslin.html, viewed 6/3/2007.
  2. [S602] James N. Arnold, Vital Record of Rhode Island. 1636-1850: First Series: Births, Marriages and Deaths. A Family Register for the People, 21 vols. (Providence, Rhode Island: Narragansett Historical Publishing, 1891-1912), 1:2:43, 47, town record 1:2, further cited as Arnold, Vital Record of Rhode Island.
  3. [S807] Porter Matteson, "Mattesons In America: A Genealogical History of the Descendants of Henry Matteson, the Emigrant (1646-1690)": 1948, microform copy: FHL Film/Fiche #962159 Item 17, Family History Library, Salt Lake City, Utah, 21, further cited as "Mattesons."
  4. [S1282] West Greenwich, Rhode Island, Town Hall, West Greenwich (R.I.) Probate Records 1743-1915, 1:4-8, further cited as West Greenwich Probate Records.
  5. [S807] Matteson, "Mattesons", 142-152.
  6. [S602] Arnold, Vital Record of Rhode Island, 1:2:128.