Joshua Josiah Mecham

24 March 1842–26 April 1923 (Age 81)
Lee, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Joshua Josiah

When Joshua Josiah Mecham was born on 24 March 1842, in Lee, Iowa, United States, his father, Lewis Mecham Sr, was 27 and his mother, Lydia Wells, was 24. He married Donna Maria Mecham on 21 November 1870, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 daughters. He died on 26 April 1923, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Provo City Cemetery, Provo, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joshua Josiah Mecham
Donna Maria Mecham
Marriage: 21 November 1870
Leila Marie Mecham
Ellen Mecham
Maude M. Mecham

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    21 November 1870Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 4
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 4
    Historical Boundaries: 1846: Decatur, Iowa Territory, United States 1846: Decatur, Iowa, United States
    Age 23
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Meacham .

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

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    Sources (43)

    • Joshua Josiah Mecham, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
    • Joshua Mecham, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
    • Joshua Mecham in household of Lewis Mecham, "United States Census, 1860"

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