When Joseph Smith Dame was born on 17 March 1856, in Fillmore, Millard, Utah, United States, his father, Janvrin Hayes Dame, was 47 and his mother, Lovina Hayes, was 29. He married Sarah Rebecca Stott on 12 December 1879, in St. George, Washington, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 16 May 1929, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Meadow Cemetery, Meadow, Millard, Utah, United States.
English and French: from Middle English, Old French dame ‘lady’ (from Latin domina ‘mistress’), applied as a nickname for a foppish young man whose outfit and manner have an effeminate elegance, or as a metonymic occupational name for someone in the service of a lady. As a French name it may also be a nickname meaning ‘mother-in-law’.
English: possibly an East Anglian variant of Dam 4.
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History of Janvrin Hayes Dame (1808-1885) Farmer, Colonizer, Family man, Pioneer By Della Dame Edmunds, April 20, 1965 Our grandfather, Janvrin, was born 9 May 1808, In Farmington, Stratford Co. …
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