Joseph Lamoni Holbrook

31 January 1837–6 May 1903 (Age 66)
Caldwell, Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of Joseph Lamoni

When Joseph Lamoni Holbrook was born on 31 January 1837, in Caldwell, Missouri, United States, his father, Joseph Holbrook, was 31 and his mother, Nancy Lampson, was 32. He married Catherine Watterson on 24 July 1855, in North Salt Lake, Davis, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States in 1839. He died on 6 May 1903, in Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Lamoni Holbrook
Catherine Watterson
Marriage: 24 July 1855
Janet Hoggan

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 July 1855North Salt Lake, Davis, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1839 · Nauvoo is Settled
    Age 2
    After the Saints had been chased out of Missouri they moved to a swampy area located next to the Mississippi River. Here they settled and named the place Nauvoo which translates into the city beautiful.
    Age 9
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1857 · Bountiful Tabernacle Groundbreaking
    Age 20
    The groundbreaking of the Bountiful Tabernacle began with the dedicatory prayer given by Lorenzo Snow on a cold February morning in 1857. The building was designed by Augustus Farnham.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from any of various places called with Old English hol ‘hole, hollow’ + brōc ‘brook, stream’, such as Holbrook (Derbyshire, Dorset, Suffolk) and Howbrook in Wortley (Yorkshire).Americanized form of North German Halbrock (or some like-sounding surname), a cognate of 1 above.History: This name was first taken to America by the brothers Thomas and John Holbrook, who emigrated to MA in the 17th century; their line can be traced back to Dundry, Somerset, England, in the first half of the 16th century. Other English bearers who started early lines of descent in the New World are Joseph Ho(u)lbrook of Warrington, Lancashire, who emigrated to MD as an indentured servant in the later 17th century; Randolph Holbrook, who was in VA in the 1720s but later returned to Nantwich, Cheshire; and Rev. John Holbrook, who emigrated from Handbury, Staffordshire, to NJ c. 1723.

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

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    Story Highlight

    A Brief History of Nancy Lampson (1804 - 1842) And Family

    Nancy Lampson was born on August 14, 1804, at Western, Worcester County, Massachusetts. She was the sixth child born to David Lampson and Sarah Bliss. Her ancestors for several generations had been …

    Sources (27)

    • Joseph Holbrook, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Joseph L Holbrook, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Joseph Lamoni Holbrook, "Utah, Veterans with Federal Service Buried in Utah, Territorial to 1966"

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