Joseph Franklin Belliston

Brief Life History of Joseph Franklin

When Joseph Franklin Belliston was born on 25 February 1883, in Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States, his father, Joseph Ephraim Belliston, was 24 and his mother, Ann Adelaide Read, was 24. He married Matilda Broadhead on 6 January 1909, in Manti, Sanpete, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Lynndyl, Millard, Utah, United States in 1920 and Albion Election Precinct, Cassia, Idaho, United States in 1940. He died on 24 January 1955, in Rupert, Minidoka, Idaho, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Rupert, Minidoka, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Franklin Belliston
Matilda Broadhead
Marriage: 6 January 1909
Joseph Boyd Belliston
Afton Belliston
Claude Norton Belliston
Maurine Belliston
Elmo Read Belliston
David Mack Belliston
Robert LaMar Belliston
Richard Dale Belliston
Gordon Franklin Belliston

Sources (34)

  • Joseph F. Belliston, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Joseph Franklin Belliston, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
  • Joseph Franklin Belliston, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"

World Events (8)


Statue of Liberty is dedicated.


Idaho is the 43rd state.

1902 · So Much Farm Land

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from Belliston in Fife.

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

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Joseph Franklin Belliston - Recollections of Children

Joseph Franklin Belliston (1883-1955) Source: Belliston James Thomas Belliston and Louisa Miller, Their Forebears and Descendents (a family history complied by Lester H. Belliston, 1976 Written by: …

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