Joseph Bucklin Bosworth Sr.

6 March 1790–16 July 1850 (Age 60)
Scituate, Providence, Rhode Island, United States

The Life Summary of Joseph Bucklin

When Joseph Bucklin Bosworth Sr. was born on 6 March 1790, in Scituate, Providence, Rhode Island, United States, his father, Benajah Bosworth, was 46 and his mother, Hannah Brown, was 35. He married Lucinda Hopkins on 17 May 1815. They were the parents of at least 11 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Hancock, Illinois, United States in 1840 and Copley, Summit, Ohio, United States in 1850. He died on 16 July 1850, in Peoria, Illinois, United States, at the age of 60.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Bucklin Bosworth Sr.
Lucinda Hopkins
Marriage: 17 May 1815
William Benjamin Bosworth
Elvira Alzada Bosworth
Albert Alfonda Bosworth
Miles Bosworth
Omer Richard Bosworth
Giles Crittenden Bosworth
Carlos Clark Bosworth
Orlando M. Bosworth
Benajah Ogden Bosworth
Mahlon Montilla Bosworth
Joseph Bucklin Bosworth Jr.
Mary Lucina Bosworth
Orson Parley Bosworth

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  • Marriage
    17 May 1815
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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.
    1791 · The Bill of Rights
    Age 1
    After the Constitution was made, some objections were raised by Anti-Federalists. So, in response ten amendments were discussed and voted on to become The Bill of Rights. These rights were made to clarify and guarantee certain freedoms of residents of the country.
    Age 18
    Atlantic slave trade abolished.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from Husbands Bosworth in Leicestershire (Baresworde in Domesday Book) from an Old English personal name, Bār (from bār ‘boar’) + worth ‘enclosure’, and possibly also from Market Bosworth in Leicestershire, so named with an Old English personal name Bōsa + Old English worth ‘enclosure’.

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

    Sources (6)

    • J B Bosworth, "United States Census, 1840"
    • Joseph Bosworth, "United States Census, 1820"
    • The Joseph Smith Papers

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