He married Mary Jones January 29, 1764. Mary died 1817 in Worcester Co., MD. He bought land as Joshua of Richard in 1788. He is the Joshua of Richard cited in the will of Capt. Joshua Sturgis in 1773. Probably the Joshua Sturgis, Revolutionary Patriot. 1783 Tax List shows him with "Chance," and "Littleworth" 2M, 5F at Mattapony Hundred. Information from a family Bible or prayer book is on file at the Maryland Historical Society.
Joshua Sturgis(Sr.) and Mary Jones had the following children:
95 i. Jesse5 Sturgis was born February, 1769. Jesse died 1821 in Worcester Co., MD, at 52 years of age. He married Diadama Johnson. Diadama was the daughter of Eleakim Johnson. Jesse was Constable at Mattapony Hundred. (dates from Sturgis Bible at MD Hist. Soc.)
+ 102 viii. Martha Sturgis was born January 27, 1783.
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