Joseph Henry Wolgamott I

20 January 1828–20 June 1908 (Age 80)
Wheeling Township, Guernsey, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Joseph Henry

When Joseph Henry Wolgamott I was born on 20 January 1828, in Wheeling Township, Guernsey, Ohio, United States, his father, David Wolgamot, was 23 and his mother, Sophia Sheely, was 23. He married Rebecca Jane Teeters on 8 September 1857, in Sonoma, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Cottonwood, Yolo, California, United States in 1880 and Hardy Township, Holmes, Ohio, United States in 1900. He died on 20 June 1908, in Woodland, Yolo, California, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Woodland, Yolo, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Henry Wolgamott I
Ruth Ann Ryder
Marriage: 5 July 1864
Ella Sophia Wolgamott
George Alfred Wolgamott
Joseph Henry Wolgamott II
David Elsworth Wolgamott
Samuel Barney Wolgamott
Alma M Wolgamott
Aletha Pearl Wolgamott

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 July 1864Sacramento, Sacramento, California, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 2
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated
    Age 8
    On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.
    1850 · California Is Admitted to Union
    Age 22
    California was admitted into the Union on September 9, 1850, and became the 31st state.

    Name Meaning

    Americanized form of German Wohlgemuth . Compare Wolgamot .

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

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    Story Highlight

    J. Wolgamott is Dead at 82 (Mail of Woodland - 21 June 1908)

    Came to Site of City in 1849, Six Years Before a Town was Thought Of Joseph Wolgamott, a prominent resident of this city, who settled on the site of Woodland, in 1849, six years before the townsi …

    Sources (13)

    • J Wolgamot, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Joseph Walgamott, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"
    • Joseph Wolgamott, "California Death Index, 1905-1939"

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