John YALE Eunice YALE Betsey YALE Ruth YALE Cyrus YALE John YALE Lucy Tracy YALE Electra YALE Josiah YALE Ruth TRACY Justus YALE John YALE Mary YALE Elizabeth YALE Hannah YALE Eunice ANDREWS Mini tree diagram

Josiah YALE3,2

19th Jun 17521,2 - 13th May 18222

farmer, Captain/

Life History

19th Jun 1752

Born in Wallingford, New Haven, Connecticut, USA.1,2

26th Sep 1776

Married Ruth TRACY in Lee, Berkshire, Massachusetts.3

7th Jul 1777

Birth of daughter Eunice YALE

28th May 1779

Birth of daughter Betsey YALE

18th Jan 1782

Birth of daughter Ruth YALE

17th May 1786

Birth of son Cyrus YALE.2

13th Jul 1788

Birth of son John YALE

14th Oct 1791

Birth of daughter Lucy Tracy YALE

22nd Aug 1794

Birth of daughter Electra YALE

29th Jul 1796

Birth of son Josiah YALE

7th Jan 1807

Death of son John YALE in Lee, Mass.

13th May 1822

Died in Lee, Mass..2


  • Captain  of regiment he recruited in Revolution.  State legislatureand selectman, prominentin early Lee, Mass. history.  His was thefirst wedding in Lee.  Member of Congregational Church.     CaptainJosiah Yale, first of Meriden, Conn. afterwards of Lee, Mass. onSeptember 26 1776, married RUTH TRACY, (43) of Preston, Conn. Thismarriage combines or merges the two lines of Ancestors, the Yale andTracy, so that they will appear in the Yale line hereafter. This firstmarriage was the first marriage recorded in the Town records, one yearbefore the incorporation of the town. This couple were prominent inthe history of the town and the Congregational Church, uniting withthe latter in 1785. Captain Yale was a farmer and for many yearsrepresented his town in the Legislature and officiated as a selectman.He recruited a Company for service in the Revolutionary War, andcommanded the same. He died May 13 1822, at Lee, Mass. at the age of70 years. Mrs. Yale died at the home of her daughter Electa YaleHamlin, in North Ridgeville, Ohio, Aug. 17 1851 at age of 94 years.


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