Joseph Stephen Southworth

16 November 1846–15 June 1925 (Age 78)
Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Joseph Stephen

When Joseph Stephen Southworth was born on 16 November 1846, in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States, his father, Chester Southworth, was 54 and his mother, Mary Byington, was 35. He married Sarah Aldora Norton on 26 September 1868, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 10 daughters. He lived in St. Anthony, Fremont, Idaho, United States in 1900 and Baker, Oregon, United States in 1910. He died on 15 June 1925, in McCammon, Bannock, Idaho, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in McCammon, Bannock, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Stephen Southworth
1846–1925
Sarah Aldora Norton
1852–1923
Marriage: 26 September 1868
Dora May Southworth
1870–1871
Sarah A Southworth
1870–1871
Luella Jane Southworth
1872–1921
Joseph Alanson Southworth
1875–1910
Sarah Almeda Southworth
1876–1929
Zoe Agnes Southworth
1878–1961
Chester Southworth
1880–1881
Mary Adelia Southworth
1882–1965
Emma Irene Southworth
1884–1959
George Orgil Southworth
1887–1941
Wesley Norton Southworth
1888–1966
Luman Leroy Southworth
1891–1960
Geneva Southworth
1894–1969
Susie O Southworth
1896–
Lucy Ora Southworth
1896–1974

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 September 1868Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (15)

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    Siblings

    (8)

    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1847 · The Great Seal of the State of Iowa is made
    Age 1
    The Great Seal of the State of Iowa was created in 1847 and depicts a soldier standing in a wheat field surrounded by symbols including farming, mining, and transportation with the Mississippi River in the background. An eagle overhead bears the state motto.
    1851 · Brigham City is Settled
    Age 5
    In 1851, Brigham City is settled and named after Brigham Young.
    1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.
    Age 21
    This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

    Name Meaning

    English (Lancashire): habitational name from Southworth in Winwick (Lancashire), from Old English sūth ‘south, southern’ + worth ‘enclosure’.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Suthard
    Sudderth
    Southwood
    Southward
    Suddith
    Suddarth
    Suddeth
    Sudduth
    Suddreth
    Suddath
    Suthers

    Story Highlight

    BIOGRAPHY OF JOSEPH STEPHEN SOUTHWORTH

                Joseph Stephen Southworth was born 16 November 1847 in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa,  to Chester and Mary Byington Southworth.  His parents had joined the Church of Jesus Christ of …

    Sources (46)

    • Joseph Jonthworth in household of Chester Jonthworth, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Jos S Southworth in entry for George Southworth and Myrtle Pratt, "Oregon, County Marriages, 1851-1975"
    • Joseph Southnorth in entry for Luella Lewis, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"

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