Joseph Smith Grow

21 September 1849–8 March 1932 (Age 82)
Saint Joseph, Buchanan, Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of Joseph Smith

When Joseph Smith Grow was born on 21 September 1849, in Saint Joseph, Buchanan, Missouri, United States, his father, Henry Grow, was 31 and his mother, Nancy Ann Elliott, was 34. He married Eva Jane Redfield on 2 January 1871, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Salt Lake City Ward 3, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 10 years and Portland, Multnomah, Oregon, United States in 1930. He died on 8 March 1932, in Panamá, Panama, Panama, at the age of 82, and was buried in Corozal American Cemetery And Memorial, Panama City, Panamá, Panama, Panama.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Smith Grow
Eva Jane Redfield
Marriage: 2 January 1871
Annie Mae Grow
Orrin Redfield Grow
Alphea Redfield Grow
Edward Redfield Grow
Joseph Redfield Grow
Grace Grow
Harlow Redfield Grow
William Jeffries Grow
Albert Foster Grow
Hazel Grow

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 January 1871Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1859 · Oregon Becomes a State
    Age 10
    Oregon became the 33rd state admitted to the Union on February 14, 1859. 
    Age 14
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1872 · The First National Park
    Age 23
    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

    Name Meaning

    North German:variant of Groh .variant of Growe .

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

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    Sources (35)

    • Joseph Grow in entry for William Grow, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Joseph S. Grow, "United States Census, 1880"
    • J S Grow in entry for William Jeffries Grow and Louise Parks, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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