The Way Family: John and Mary (Long) Way of Nantucket, With Notes on Other Way Families
"... (PINKHAM) Lydia JOYMatthewP. JOY Alexander JOY Sarah JOY Reuben JOY Reuben JOY Jr b 4 Jan 1769, Nantucket d 7 Nov 1854 Master of whaler, Criterion m 6 Nov 1790, Sherborn Nantucket Mary SWAIN dt..."
The History of Nantucket County, Island and Town Including Genealogies of First Settlers
"... a allowance of bread. January 10 MatthewP. Joy, the second mate died. He had suffered from debility and privations than either of the others more for he ill nearly all the One man shifted from..."
"... toward the island of Juan Fernandez, distant 2,500 miles. The
sad recital tells us that on the 10th of January the second mate,
MatthewP. Joy, died and was buried at sea, if indeed the simi)le