John Josiah Talbot

23 August 1835–25 February 1908 (Age 72)
Grahamstown, Cape Province, South Africa

The Life Summary of John Josiah

When John Josiah Talbot was born on 23 August 1835, in Grahamstown, Cape Province, South Africa, his father, Henry Talbot, was 22 and his mother, Ruth Sweetnam, was 18. He married Jane Broke Hunter on 18 April 1860, in Florence, Douglas, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He lived in Emery, Utah, United States in 1880. He died on 25 February 1908, in Hinckley, Millard, Utah, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Leamington Cemetery, Leamington, Millard, Utah, United States.

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John Josiah Talbot
Jane Broke Hunter
Marriage: 18 April 1860
Elizabeth Ruth Talbot
Annie Hunter Talbot
Jennie Hunter Talbot
John Archibald Talbot
Lydia Talbot

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 April 1860Florence, Douglas, Nebraska, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 1
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    Age 11
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 21
    Xhosa cattle sacrifices lead to famine.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: French Emile, Marcel, Anatole, Armand, Aubert, Camille, Gilles, Normand, Adrien, Alcide, Andre, Auguste.English and Irish (of Norman origin); French: from the Anglo-Norman French personal name Talebot, a pet form of Old French Talebert, Talbert (see Talbert 1). Compare Talbert 2.French: from the ancient Germanic personal name Talbald, composed of the elements dal ‘bright, proud’ or tal ‘valley’ + bald ‘bold’.

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

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    Story Highlight

    A History of HJT after Joining the Church

    A History of Henry James Talbot after Joining the Church (Taken from a history by Bertha Talbot written December 13, 1969) In 1857 they had the gospel brought to him by a neighbor, a farmer named Ta …

    Sources (54)

    • John Talbot, "United States Census, 1880"
    • John Talbot in entry for Annie Talbot Langford, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • John J. Talbot, "United States Census, 1900"

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