Joseph Weiby Poulson

1878–1964 (Age 85)
Richfield, Sevier, Utah, United States

The Life of Joseph Weiby

When Joseph Weiby Poulson was born on 22 December 1878, in Richfield, Sevier, Utah, United States, his father, Niels Christian Poulson, was 27 and his mother, Caroline Petersen, was 28. He married Sarah Elida Olsen on 1 September 1904, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 17 January 1964, in Richfield, Sevier, Utah, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Richfield, Sevier, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Weiby Poulson
1878–1964
Sarah Elida Olsen
1882–1951
Marriage: 1 September 1904
Mala Poulson
1905–1987
Joseph Kent Poulson
1908–1983
Lillian Poulson
1911–1979
Gail Wendell Poulson
1912–2002
Richard Allen Poulsen Sr.
1917–2004
Gerald Evan Poulsen
1922–2016

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
1 September 1904
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
children

(6)

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Parents & Siblings

siblings

(14)

+9 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1896 · Utah Becomes a State

Age 18

After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition. This condition was that the new state rewrite their constitution to say that all forms of polygamy were banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 23

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from Middle English Pole or Poul, vernacular forms of Paul .2 Americanized spelling of Scandinavian Poulsen .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Joseph W Poulson in household of James Mcvulty, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Joseph W. Poulsen in household of Carolan Poulsen, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Joseph W Poulsen, "United States Census, 1920"

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