Joseph Smith Schofield

4 March 1888–19 October 1977 (Age 89)
Manassa, Conejos, Colorado, United States

The Life Summary of Joseph Smith

When Joseph Smith Schofield was born on 4 March 1888, in Manassa, Conejos, Colorado, United States, his father, Hyrum Banks Schofield, was 39 and his mother, Jane Elizabeth Robinson, was 30. He married Minnie Jane Brady on 12 June 1914, in Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He lived in Salt Lake City Ward 5, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 19 October 1977, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Smith Schofield
Minnie Jane Brady
Marriage: 12 June 1914
Alvin Joseph Schofield
Coy Brady Schofield
Maurice McCarty Schofield

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 June 1914Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 2
    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
    1896 · Utah becomes a state
    Age 8
    After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition, that all forms of polygamy were to be banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.
    Age 24
    New Mexico is the 47th state.

    Name Meaning

    English (Lancashire and Yorkshire): habitational name from Scholefield in Rochdale (Lancashire), from Middle English scale, sc(h)ole ‘hut, shed’ (Old Norse skáli) + feld ‘field, open country’.

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

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    Sources (51)

    • Joseph L Schofield in household of Hyman Schofield, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Joseph F Schofield in entry for Coy Brady Schofield and Elizabeth Erna Pruhl, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Joseph Schofield in entry for Maurice McCorty Schofield, "Utah, World War II Index to Army Veterans of Utah, 1939-1945"

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