Joseph Smith Redford

21 February 1842–17 May 1925 (Age 83)
Pilkington, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Joseph Smith

When Joseph Smith Redford was born on 21 February 1842, in Pilkington, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Robert Patefield Redford, was 28 and his mother, Lettice Brown Eckersall, was 27. He married Selina Dinsdale on 22 November 1869, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Blackburn, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom in 1871. He died on 17 May 1925, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Wellsville Cemetery, Wellsville, Cache, Utah, United States.

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Joseph Smith Redford
Janet Bell Beveridge
Marriage: 20 October 1886
Henry Morris Redford
Lettice Beveridge Redford
Robenia Beveridge Redford
William Beveridge Redford
Violet Beveridge Redford

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 October 1886Logan, Cache, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.
    1859 · Logan is Founded
    Age 17
    "\""During the end of April, David Reese and his company settled the land north of the Logan River. That area was the second permanent settlement in Cache Valley and the future location of Logan. The city's boundary was drawn by Logan's first bishop, Jesse W. Fox, a government engineer. The name \""\""Logan\""\"" comes from a trapper that used to frequent the area before the pioneers came to the valley.\"""
    Age 23
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    Name Meaning

    English: variant of Radford .

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

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    Joseph Smith Redford from Redford book

    Joseph Smith (Eckersall) Redford, son of Robert Patefield Redford and Lettice Brown Eckersall, born 21 Feb 1842 at Halfacre, Pilkington, Lancashire, England, baptized 7 July 1852 in England by his fat …

    Sources (46)

    • Joseph Smith Redford in entry for William Redford, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Joseph S Redford, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Joseph S Redford, "Utah, County Marriages, 1871-1941"

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