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Marriage: Children:
  1. Josiah Cleveland: Birth: 7 Oct 1690 in Chelmsford, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts. Death: 9 Feb 1762 in Canterbury, Windham Co., Connecticut

  2. Joseph Cleveland: Birth: 13 Jun 1692 in Chelmsford, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts.

  3. Mary Cleveland: Birth: 17 Mar 1693/1694 in Chelmsford, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts.

  4. John Cleveland: Birth: 28 Jun 1696 in Chelmsford, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts.

  5. Jonathan Cleveland: Birth: 2 Mar 1697/1698 in Chelmsford, Middlesex Co., Massachusetts.

  6. Henry Cleveland: Birth: 22 Dec 1699 in Chelmsford, Suffolk Co., Massachusetts. Death: ABT 1779 in Mansfield, Tolland Co., Connecticut

  7. Rachel Cleveland: Birth: ABT 1703 in Canterbury, Windham Co., Connecticut.

  8. Lydia Cleveland: Birth: 7 Dec 1704 in Canterbury, Windham Co., Connecticut.

  9. Deliverance Cleveland: Birth: 13 Jul 1707 in Canterbury, Windham Co., Connecticut.

  10. Abigail Cleveland: Birth: 9 Oct 1709 in Canterbury, Windham Co., Connecticut.


Notes
a. Note:   chusetts in 1689, as did his brother Samuel. In 1693 he followed Samuel to Plainfield, Connecticut, the part afterwards Canterbury, when there was only one white or English family in the town, and the west side of the Quinnebaug river was first settled. In 1698 he, Samuel and others were made trustees of lands west of the Quinnebaug River by Owaneco, chief of the Mahicanni or Mohegans, and in 1699 he purchased one hundred and seventy-six acres of Owaneco, "then being Peagscommock." He, his brother and others signed a petition, May 9, 1699, to the general court for "town powers and privileges", and he was on a committee of ten "of the oldest and most respected inhabitants" of the place who were appointed to assurne the jurisdiction of their territory, and reported June 13, 1701, the result. December 24, 1702, Samuel, Josiah and Isaac were among the freeholders and proprietors of Piainfield applying for a separate township, and it was divided October, 1703, and the west side named Canterbury.
Note:   !Josiah served in the Indian wars, 1688-9, probably in Maine. He settled in Chelmsford, Massa


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