Joseph Wilkinson

22 August 1849–11 February 1904 (Age 54)
Bradford, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Joseph

When Joseph Wilkinson was born on 22 August 1849, in Bradford, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Charles William Wilkinson, was 36 and his mother, Sarah Ann Mercer, was 33. He married Martha Ann Mills on 29 May 1871, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. He immigrated to Utah, United States in 1862 and lived in Gorton, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1881 and Summit, Utah, United States in 1900. He died on 11 February 1904, in Hoytsville, Summit, Utah, United States, at the age of 54, and was buried in Hoytsville, Summit, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Wilkinson
1849–1904
Martha Ann Mills
1851–1931
Marriage: 29 May 1871
Mary Ella Wilkinson
1872–1948
Sarah Wilkinson
1874–1929
Ann Wilkinson
1876–1876
Joseph Mills Wilkinson
1876–1962
Robert Wilkinson
1878–1908
Estella Pearl Wilkinson
1880–1919
Martha Ann Wilkinson
1883–1984
Cora May Wilkinson
1886–1981
George Willard Wilkinson
1889–1889
Lawrence Wilmer Wilkinson
1892–1989

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 May 1871Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (10)

    +5 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (12)

    +7 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1850 · Industrial Revolution in Lancashire
    Age 1
    When the Industrial Revolution hit Lancashire, cotton mills started spring up everywhere. This helped the cotton industry to start booming even moreso in Lancashire.
    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 5
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
    1865
    Age 16
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    Name Meaning

    English: patronymic (‘son of Wilkin’) from Wilkin . Compare Wilkerson .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Wilkin
    Wilkerson
    Wilkenson
    Wilkison

    Story Highlight

    JOSEPH WILKINSON DEAD.

    An Old and Highly Respected Citizen of Hoytsville. [TRIBUNE SPECIAL] Coalville. Feb. 11—Joseph Wilkinson, prominent and highly-respected resident of Hoytsville, this county, died this morning about 4 …

    Sources (84)

    • Joseph Wilkinson in entry for Mary Ella Woolsey, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Jasper Wilkinson in household of Charles Wilkinson, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Joseph Wilkinson in entry for Martha Ann Mills Wilkinson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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