Martha Joiner

2 November 1836–7 June 1909 (Age 72)
Erie, Erie, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Martha

When Martha Joiner was born on 2 November 1836, in Erie, Erie, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Henry Joiner, was 24 and her mother, Elizabeth Whitingham, was 34. She married Chauncey Walker West on 2 December 1856, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States in 1880 and Salt Lake City Ward 2, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1900. She died on 7 June 1909, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Chauncey Walker West
Martha Joiner
Marriage: 2 December 1856
William Henry West
Leanora West
Ada Ann West
Elizabeth Jane West
Martha Parmelia West
David Gibson West
Brigham Edward West
Byron Arthur West

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 December 1856Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1838 · Lord Reveals the Name of His Chruch
    Age 2
    On April 26, 1838, The Lord reveals that the name of His Church should be The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. This revelation was given to the Prophet Joseph Smith, Jr. in Far West, Missouri.
    Age 10
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 24
    In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Joyner .

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

    Possible Related Names


    Sources (31)

    • Martha Jorner in entry for Brigham E West, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Martha Joiner in household of Elizabeth Joiner, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Martha in entry for Lenora West, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

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