Joseph Smith Strong

23 August 1844–9 May 1930 (Age 85)
Kendal, Westmorland, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Joseph Smith

When Joseph Smith Strong was born on 23 August 1844, in Kendal, Westmorland, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Henry Strong Jr, was 38 and his mother, Agnes Miller, was 35. He married Matilda Jane Young on 18 April 1868, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Ward 1 Provo, Provo, Utah, Utah, United States for about 30 years. He died on 9 May 1930, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Provo City Cemetery, Provo, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Smith Strong
Matilda Jane Young
Marriage: 18 April 1868
Joseph Adolphia Strong
John Miller Strong
William Harmon Strong
Anna Matilda Strong
Reno Jared Strong
Anela Strong
David Young Strong
Malinda Strong
Martha Strong
Ida Laprele Strong

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 April 1868Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 10
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
    1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.
    Age 23
    This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

    Name Meaning

    English: nickname from Middle English strong(e), strang(e) ‘strong, powerful’ (Old English strang).Americanized form of French Trahan .Americanized form (translation into English) of Jewish Stark .

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

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    Sources (29)

    • Joseph S Strong in household of Glenn W Banks, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Joseph Smith Strong, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Joseph S Strong in entry for David Young Strong, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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