Joseph Follett

17 June 1814–1897 (Age 82)
Roxbury, Delaware, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Joseph

When Joseph Follett was born on 17 June 1814, in Roxbury, Delaware, New York, United States, his father, Elijah Follett, was 39 and his mother, Sabra Hill, was 35. He married Cynthia Stiles in 1844, in Bradford, McKean, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1870 and Cottonwood, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1880. He died in 1897, in Weston, Franklin, Idaho, United States, at the age of 83.

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Joseph Follett
Cynthia Stiles
Marriage: 1844
Joseph D Follett
Sabra Ann Follett
Cornelia Jane Follett
Joseph G Follett
Joseph Follett
Sarah Louisa Follett
Gerome M Follett
Henry Francis Follett
Mary Elizabeth Follett

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  • Marriage
    1844Bradford, McKean, Pennsylvania, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 5
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    Age 11
    Historical Boundaries: 1825: Henry, Illinois, United States 1827: Jo Daviess, Illinois, United States 1831: Henry, Illinois, United States
    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 22
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    Name Meaning

    English (of Norman origin): nickname from Anglo-Norman French fol(l)et ‘fool, jester’.

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

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    Life History of Sabra Ann Follett

    History of Sabra Ann Follett Sabra Ann Follett was born the 15 September 1847 in Stuben County, New York. She was the second child of a family of eight. Her parents were Joseph Follett and Cynth …

    Sources (12)

    • Joseph Fuller, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Joseph in entry for Mary Follet, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
    • Joseph Pollitt, "United States Census, 1860"

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