Joseph Smith Groesbeck

18 December 1864–16 February 1933 (Age 68)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Joseph Smith

When Joseph Smith Groesbeck was born on 18 December 1864, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, Nicholas Groesbeck, was 45 and his mother, Elizabeth Thompson, was 44. He married Sarah Ann Blood on 30 March 1887, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 10 years. In 1930, his occupation is listed as passenger director, union pacific rr system in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. He died on 16 February 1933, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Smith Groesbeck
Sarah Ann Blood
Marriage: 30 March 1887
Joseph Smith Groesbeck JR
Elizabeth Groesbeck
James T Groesbeck
Esther Groesbeck
Helen Groesbeck
Alice Groesbeck
Percy J Groesbeck

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    30 March 1887Logan, Cache, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    +5 More Children

    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
    1865 · The Assassination of a President
    Age 1
    While attending the play "Our American Cousin" in Ford's Theatre, actor John Wilkes Booth climbed up the stairs to the suite that President Abraham Lincoln and his wife resided. Once inside the suite Booth pulled out his pistol and shot The President in the head. In critical condition The President was carried out of the theatre for urgent medical attention. Unfortunately, Lincoln died the following day. Abraham Lincoln was the first American president to be assassinated, and his death caused a period of national mourning both in the North and South.
    Age 22
    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    Name Meaning

    Dutch: habitational name from Groesbeek, south of Nijmegen.History: The name is recorded in Beverwyck in New Netherland (now Albany, NY)in the mid 17th century.

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

    Sources (37)

    • Jos S Groesbeck in entry for James Groesbeck, "Utah, Salt Lake County Birth Records, 1890-1915"
    • Joseph Smith Groesbeck, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Jos S in entry for Hossack Parr and Elizabeth Groesbeck, "Utah, County Marriages, 1871-1941"

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