Joseph Williams Cousins

12 April 1809–26 February 1856 (Age 46)
Somerton, Somerset, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Joseph Williams

When Joseph Williams Cousins was born on 12 April 1809, in Somerton, Somerset, England, United Kingdom, his father, George Cousins, was 45 and his mother, Elizabeth Dickinson, was 45. He married Sarah Jackaway on 12 April 1829, in Wellow, Somerset, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 26 February 1856, in Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 46, and was buried in Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Williams Cousins
Sarah Jackaway
Marriage: 12 April 1829
Elizabeth Cousins
William Cousins
George Cousins
George Cousins
Samuel Couzens
Sarah Jane Couzens

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    12 April 1829Wellow, Somerset, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


    +1 More Child

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    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
    Age 6
    The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
    Age 14
    Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

    Name Meaning

    English and Irish (Wexford): variant of Cousin , with genitival or post-medieval excrescent -s.

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

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    Story Highlight

    The deaths of George and Washington Carson

    THE TINTIC WAR AND THE DEATHS OF GEORGE AND WASHINGTON CARSON Lynn R. Carson (June 9, 1979) PREFACE This booklet about the deaths of George and Washington Car …

    Sources (22)

    • Joseph Couzens, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • Joseph Cousins in entry for Elizabeth Cousins Brown, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Joseph Cousin in entry for Jane Cousin, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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