Joseph Willard Presley

Male14 October 1883–13 July 1952

Brief Life History of Joseph Willard

When Joseph Willard Presley was born on 14 October 1883, in Ellisburg, Jefferson, New York, United States, his father, William H. Presley, was 35 and his mother, Olive Ann Maitland, was 28. He married Ruby Pearl Merrick on 11 December 1920, in Jefferson, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Henderson, Jefferson, New York, United States in 1905. He died on 13 July 1952, in Adams, Adams, Jefferson, New York, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Saint Johns Cemetery, Jefferson, New York, United States.

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Joseph Willard Presley
Ruby Pearl Merrick
Marriage: 11 December 1920
William Wesley Presley
Olive Mary Presley
Jennie Elizabeth Presley
Bessie Maud Presley
George Edward Presley
Bruce Henry Presley

Sources (14)

  • William Presley, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Joseph Willard Presley - Published information: birth-name: Joseph Willard Presley
  • Joseph W Presley, "New York, County Marriages, 1847-1848; 1908-1936"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 December 1920Jefferson, New York, United States
  • Children (6)

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    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)


    Age 3

    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

    Age 3

    The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.

    1902 · So Much Farm Land

    Age 19

    A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Priestley with loss of -t- through assimilation into the preceding -s-.

    Americanized form of German Pressler .

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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