Joshua Babb

#3493, (say 1695 - before 30 March 1759)
Father*Phillip Babb
Mother*Lydia Bragdon (bt 1669 - 1675 - )
He was a glazier.1 
Birth*say 1695He was born say 1695.2 
17 May 1723Joshua Babb was given the York, Maine, estate of his grandfather Arthur Bragdon, Jr., by his mother and her husband Samuel Norton on 17 May 1723.3 
13 April 1727Joshua Babb sold real estate to his uncle Capt. Arthur Bragdon III at York, Maine, on 13 April 1727.4 
Death*before 30 March 1759He died before 30 March 1759 at Portsmouth, New Hampshire.1 
Administration*circa 9 November 1759Administration of the Estate of Joshua Babb (representation) circa 9 November 1759 at New Hampshire.5 


  1. [S2009] New Hampshire Gazette: Newspaper Abstracts, 1756-1769, compiled by Sean Furniss, online, 30 Mar 1759, p. 3, col. 3. "Joshua Babb late of Portsmouth, New Hampshire, glazier, deceased. All who have claims or are indebted to the estate are asked to settle with Philip Babb tertius, administrator of the estate."
  2. [S520] VWH.
  3. [S1062] William M. Sargent, editor, York Deeds, twelve volumes (vols. 11 and 12 in two parts) (Bethel, Maine: Maine Genealogical Society, 1887–1904), XII Part I, Folio 115. "We Samuel Norton & Lydia Norton Wife of the sd Samuel Norton of Almsbury [sic] in the County of Essex within his Majesty's Province of the Massachusetts Bay in New England" to "our dutiful & Wel beloved Son Joshua Babb of Portsmouth in the Province of New Hampshire in New England"..."the whole & every Part of the Estate of our honored Father Arthur Bragdon of York in the Province of Maine in New England decd." Dated 17 May 1723, witn. Orlando Bagly Jr. and Thomas Bickford; copy made 13 Apr 1727 by Jos. Moody, Registrar.
  4. [S1062] William M. Sargent, York Deeds, XII Part I, Folio 134. "Joshua Babb of Portsmouth in the Province of New hampshr Glazier" , for £40, to "his honored Uncle Arthur Bragdon Junr" all the lands, meadow grounds, marshes salt or fresh, and buildings, derived to Joshua Babb as a gift from his father-in-law Samuel Norton and his mother Lydia. Dated 13 Apr 1727, witn. John Emerson and Jos. Moody; copy made 9 May 1727 by Jos. Moody.
  5. [S2009] New Hampshire Gazette Abstracts, online, 9 Nov 1759, p. 3, col. 3. "Joshua Babb late of Portsmouth, glazier, deceased, represented insolvent. Eleazer Russell and Samuel Penhallow have been appointed commissioners to receive and examine creditors claims."