Joseph Ainsworth Jr.

Male22 January 1848–9 May 1924

Brief Life History of Joseph

When Joseph Ainsworth Jr. was born on 22 January 1848, in Wood Green, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Joseph Ainsworth Sr., was 26 and his mother, Mary Hough, was 22. He married Hannah Marie Hamson on 15 May 1877, in Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in West Bromwich, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1851 and Utah, United States in 1870. He died on 9 May 1924, in La Grande, Union, Oregon, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Masonic Cemetery, La Grande, Union, Oregon, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Ainsworth Jr.
Hannah Marie Hamson
Marriage: 15 May 1877
Joseph Leon Ainsworth
Rose Arletta Ainsworth
Ruby Melvina Ainsworth
Paul Revere Ainsworth
James Alfred Ainsworth
Millie Jane Ainsworth
John Mellville Ainsworth
Jennie Viola Ainsworth
Roy Vernon Ainsworth
Gladys Marian Ainsworth
Effie Emma Ainsworth

Sources (31)

  • Joseph Ainsworth in household of Joseph Ainsworth, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Joseph Aingworth, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Joseph Ainsworth, "United States Western States Marriage Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 May 1877Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States
  • Children (11)

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    Siblings (5)

    World Events (8)

    1854 · The Crimean War

    Age 6

    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.


    Age 13

    Historical Boundaries - 1861: Baker, Oregon, United States; 1864: Union, Oregon, United States

    1868 · Impeach the President!

    Age 20

    Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

    Name Meaning

    English (Lancashire): habitational name from a place near Manchester named Ainsworth, from the Old English personal name Ægen + Old English worth ‘enclosure’.

    English (Yorkshire): in Yorkshire the name was a variant of, or confused with Hainsworth .

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

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    Story Highlight

    Joseph Ainsworth

    He was the son of Joseph Ainsworth and Mary Huff of Staffordshire, England. He was born January 22, 1848 in Wood Green, Staffordshire, England. His father died in 1856. He came to Utah October 17, 186 …

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