Joseph Lunceford

12 December 1828–20 June 1895 (Age 66)
Lebanon, St. Clair, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Joseph

When Joseph Lunceford was born on 12 December 1828, in Lebanon, St. Clair, Illinois, United States, his father, William Lunceford, was 32 and his mother, Rosey Robertson, was 26. He married Angeline Skinner on 18 October 1856, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States in 1880. He registered for military service in 1851. He died on 20 June 1895, in Lakeview, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Lunceford
Angeline Skinner
Marriage: 18 October 1856
Rawsey Angeline Lunceford
Joseph William Lunceford
John Hyrum Lunceford
Martha Eleanor Lunceford
Emma Angeline Lunceford
Hannah Elizabeth Lunceford
Sarah Caroline Lunceford
Anna Lunceford
Alonzo Lunceford

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 October 1856Provo, Utah, Utah, United States
  • Children


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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.
    1832 · Black Hawk War
    Age 4
    The Black Hawk War was a brief conflict between the United States and Native Americans led by Black Hawk, a Sauk leader. The war erupted soon after Black Hawk and a group of other tribes, known as the "British Band", crossed the Mississippi River, into Illinois, from Iowa Indian Territory in April 1832. Black Hawk's motives were ambiguous, but records show that he was hoping to avoid bloodshed while resettling on tribal land that had been given to the United States in the 1804 Treaty of St. Louis.
    Age 18
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Lunsford .

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

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    Story Highlight

    Life Sketch of Joseph Lunceford & Angeline Skinner

    Life Histories of JOSEPH LUNCEFORD & ANGELINE SKINNER by John H. Lunceford JOSEPH LUNCEFORD was born 12 December 1828 at Lebanon, St. Clair County, Illinois, being the fifth child and third son of Wil …

    Sources (77)

    • 1880: Census Record; Joseph Lunceford age 52 years listed as head of household [with wife Esther and children], Provo, Utah, Utah, "United States Census, 1880"
    • 1932: Death Certificate; Angeline Skinner Lunceford widow, age 88 years, Joseph Lunceford listed as husband, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • 1880: Census Record; Joseph Lunceford age 50 years listed as head of household [with wife Angelina and children], Provo, Utah, Utah, USA, "United States Census, 1880"

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