Joseph Smith Dame

Male17 March 1856–16 May 1929

Brief Life History of Joseph Smith

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.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Smith Dame
Sarah Rebecca Stott
Marriage: 12 December 1879
Alice Lovina Dame
Emma Lees DAME
Emmeleese Dame
Rebecca Jane Dame
Joseph Ezra Dame
William Fenton Dame
Noble Dame

Sources (29)

  • Joseph Dame in household of Luvina Dame, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Joseph Smith Dame in entry for Sarah Rebecca Stott Dame, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
  • Joseph Dame in household of Jan*On H Dame, "United States Census, 1870"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 December 1879St. George, Washington, Utah, United States
  • Children (7)

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    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (8)

    1858 · New Provinces Act

    Age 2

    The New Provinces Act was established to help create new Provinces in the quickly growing region of New Zealand. This Act also helped kept laws in check as well as create Provincial Councils to help govern over the people within the areas.


    Age 7

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

    Age 20

    The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

    Name Meaning

    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.

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

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    Story Highlight

    History of Janvrin Hayes Dame

    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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