Joseph Limb

16 February 1852–1875 (Age 22)
Bolsover, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Joseph

When Joseph Limb was born on 16 February 1852, in Bolsover, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Robert Limb, was 41 and his mother, Charlotte Horton, was 34. He died in 1875, in Beaver, Beaver, Utah, United States, at the age of 23, and was buried in Mountain View Cemetery, Beaver, Beaver, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Limb
Charlotte Horton
Robert Hewitt Limb
Irvin Limb
Joseph Limb
William Limb
Mary Limb
Elizabeth Limb
Frederick Limb
Eliza Horton Limb
John Limb
Joseph Limb
Hyrum Limb
Charles Limb

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World Events (7)

1854 · The Crimean War
Age 2
The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
Age 11
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
Age 11
The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

Name Meaning

English: topographic name from Middle English limbe ‘the land bordering a river’.Chinese: variant Romanization of the surname 林, probably based on its Teochew, Hokkien, or Taiwanese pronunciation. See Lin 1.

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

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Sources (5)

  • Joseph Limb, "England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008"
  • Joseph Limb, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Joseph Limb, "BillionGraves Index"

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