Joseph Henry Wolgamott I

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

The Life 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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Joseph Henry Wolgamott I
Rebecca Jane Teeters
Marriage: 8 September 1857
Thomas Wolgamott
Nora J Wolgamott

Spouse and Children

8 September 1857
Sonoma, California, United States



    Nora J Wolgamott


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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 spelling of German Wohlgemuth .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • J Wolgamot, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Joseph Wolgamot, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Joseph Wolgamott, "United States Census, 1870"

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