Joseph Westwood

28 February 1855–9 February 1937 (Age 81)
Bury, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Joseph

When Joseph Westwood was born on 28 February 1855, in Bury, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Westwood, was 33 and his mother, Martha Lomax, was 31. He married Catherine Clara Holder on 23 June 1881, in Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Brighton Precinct, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1870 and Salt Lake City Ward 3, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 20 years. He died on 9 February 1937, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Westwood
1855–1937
Catherine Clara Holder
1860–1935
Marriage: 23 June 1881
Joseph Charles Westwood
1882–1965
Albert Godfrey Westwood
1883–1918
Nephi John Westwood
1885–1962
Caroline Westwood
1888–1888
Walter Westwood
1889–1889
Maud Hazel Westwood
1891–1954
Emma Martha Westwood
1892–1983
Westwood
1894–1894
C.E. Westwood
1896–1896
Walter T Westwood
1904–1904

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 June 1881Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (10)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (9)

    +4 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1859 · Lancashire Rifle Volunteers
    Age 4
    The Lancashire Rifle Volunteers started in the eighteenth century. Those that fought in the militia were selected by ballot. They were formed because of threat due to the Revolutionary War and the Napoleonic War.
    1863
    Age 8
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1878 · Bacup Natural History Society
    Age 23
    The Bacup Natural History Society was established in 1878 in Lancashire. It holds a collection of over 4,000 photos, slides, and documents. It holds many different artifacts from military to fossils.

    Name Meaning

    English: topographic name habitational name for someone who lived ‘by the west wood’ (Middle English west + wode), or who came from any of numerous places called Westwood (from Old English west ‘west’ + wudu ‘wood’), such as those in Kent, Wiltshire, Warwickshire, or Worcestershire.History: William Westwood was one of the founders of Hartford, CT, in 1635 (coming from Cambridge, MA with Thomas Hooker).

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

    Story Highlight

    Nancy Westwood (Shaw) history

    History written by one of Nancy Westwood Shaw's children. Nancy Westwood was born October 31, 1847 in Stockport, Lancashire, England to Thomas and Martha Lomax Westwood. Her father came to America i …

    Sources (62)

    • J Westwood in entry for Westwood, "Utah, Salt Lake County Birth Records, 1890-1915"
    • Joseph Westworth in household of George Chambers, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Joseph Westwood in entry for Joseph Charles Westwood, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1965"

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