Josiah Fletcher1

b. 19 October 1749, d. 27 February 1825
Josiah Fletcher|b. 19 Oct 1749\nd. 27 Feb 1825|p627.htm|Timothy Fletcher|b. 12 Apr 1719\nd. 15 Apr 1786|p599.htm|Bridget Richardson|b. 23 Apr 1726\nd. 8 Jun 1770|p590.htm|Captain Joseph Fletcher|||Sarah Adams|||Zachariah Richardson|b. Feb 1695/96\nd. 22 Mar 1776|p585.htm|Sarah Butterfield|b. 23 Sep 1701\nd. 11 Aug 1788|p586.htm|

1st cousin 4 times removed of Louise Underwood.
1st cousin 6 times removed of Laura Jane Munson.
Family Background:
Underwood and Allied Families
     Josiah Fletcher was born on 19 October 1749 in Westford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.1 He was the son of Timothy Fletcher and Bridget Richardson.1 He died on 27 February 1825 in Ludlow, Windsor County, Vermont, at age 75.2
     Josiah Fletcher was a soldier of the Revolution, and was in the battles of Bunker Hill, White Plains, Bennington, and Ticonderoga. He and his brother Jesse Fletcher moved in 1783 to Ludlow, Windsor County, Vermont, where they were among the first settlers.3 He had four children. The name of his wife is not known.4


  1. [S162] Essex Institute, Vital Records of Westford, Massachusetts to the End of the Year 1849 (Salem: Newcomb & Gauss, Printers, 1915), 38.
  2. [S166] John Adams Vinton, The Richardson Memorial, Comprising a Full History and Genealogy of the Posterity of the Three Brothers, Ezekiel, Samuel, and Thomas Richardson, Who Came from England, and United with Others in the Foundation of Woburn, Massachusetts, in the Year 1641, of John Richardson, of Medfield, 1679, of Amos Richardson, of Boston, 1640, of Edward and William Richardson, of Newbury, 1643, with Notices of Richardsons in England and Elsewhere (Portland, Maine: Brown Thurston & Co., 1876), 111.
  3. [S166] John Adams Vinton, The Richardson Memorial, 81.
  4. [S166] John Adams Vinton, The Richardson Memorial, 112.