Joseph Smith Bagley

9 April 1845–10 April 1897 (Age 52)
Southampton, York, New Brunswick, Canada

The Life Summary of Joseph Smith

When Joseph Smith Bagley was born on 9 April 1845, in Southampton, York, New Brunswick, Canada, his father, Edward Cyrenius Bagley, was 36 and his mother, Julia Anne Grant, was 29. He married Ann Van Wagoner on 16 November 1869, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 10 April 1897, in Charleston, Wasatch, Utah, United States, at the age of 52, and was buried in Midway City Cemetery, Midway, Wasatch, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Smith Bagley
Hannah Auke Jensen
Marriage: 28 June 1882
Hilda Matilda Bagley
Jennie Alwilda Bagley
Mary Alice Bagley
David Bagley
Pearl Bagley
Delilah Bagley

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 June 1882Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1857 · Bountiful Tabernacle Groundbreaking
    Age 12
    The groundbreaking of the Bountiful Tabernacle began with the dedicatory prayer given by Lorenzo Snow on a cold February morning in 1857. The building was designed by Augustus Farnham.
    Age 18
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from Baguley in Cheshire or from any of several places called Bagley, in Devon, Gloucestershire, Shropshire, Somerset, and Yorkshire. These get their names either from the Old English personal name Bacga + Old English lēah ‘woodland clearing’ or from an unattested Old English word, bagga, for a ‘bag-shaped’ object or creature + lēah.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Hanna Jensen

    Hannah came from Norway as a bond servant. (Her travel expenses were paid by a sponsor, for whom she worked without wages, until the cost of her travel was paid.) She was a seamstress, w …

    Sources (16)

    • Joseph S Bagley, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Joseph Bagley in entry for Carl D. Hasler and Hilda Loader, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Joseph Bagley in entry for Pearl Mahoney, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

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