Joshua Ripley was born 9 November 1658 in Hingham, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States to John Ripley (1621-1684) and Elizabeth Hobart (1632-1692) and died 18 May 1739 in Windham, Windham County, Connecticut, United States (80 Windham Center Road - Windham CT.) of unspecified causes. He married Hannah Bradford (1662-1738) 28 November 1682 in Plymouth, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States.


Esq. Joshua Ripley was a man widely known and respected, as of sterling sense and judgment; he was one of the first justices of the peace in Connecticut, and was appointed May, 1698, when that office was first instituted ; was the first representative sent by Windham to the General Assembly, appearing there- May, 1699. " He was also one of the seven pillars or counselors, and justice of the quorum in 1726. Joshua was the son of John and Elizabeth Hobart Ripley.



Gravestone of Esq Joshua Ripley - Windham Center Cemetery

Gravestone Location : Windham Center Cemetery - Windham CT

Gravestone Inscription :

Here lies Interred ye Body of Joshua Ripley, Esqr one of His Majestys Justices for the County of Windham ye husband of Mrs. Hannah Ripley Departed this Life May the 18, 1739 in ye 81 year of his Age.


Offspring of Joshua Ripley and Hannah Bradford (1662-1738)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Alice Ripley (1683-1768)
Hannah Bradford Ripley (1685-1752) 2 March 1685 Hingham, Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States 19 March 1751 Windham, Windham County, Connecticut, United States Samuel Webb (1690-1779)

Judith Faith Ripley (1686-1719)
Joshua Ripley (1688-1739) 13 May 1688 Windham, Windham County, Connecticut 18 November 1773 Windham, Windham County, Connecticut Mary Backus (1692-1770)

Margaret Ripley (1690-1774)
Leah Ripley (1693-1775)
Rachel Ripley (1693-1782)
Hezekiah Ripley (1695-1779)
David Bradford Ripley (1697-1781) 20 May 1697 Windham, Windham County, Connecticut 16 February 1781 Windham, Windham County, Connecticut Lydia Cary (1705-1784)

Irena Ripley (1700-1726)
Ann Ripley (1701-1745)
Jerusha Ripley (1704-1792)



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