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
Martha Ann Mills
Marriage: 29 May 1871
Mary Ella Wilkinson
Sarah Wilkinson
Ann Wilkinson
Joseph Mills Wilkinson
Robert Wilkinson
Estella Pearl Wilkinson
Martha Ann Wilkinson
Cora May Wilkinson
George Willard Wilkinson
Lawrence Wilmer Wilkinson

Spouse and Children

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

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    Story Highlight


    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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