21 November 1847–3 August 1929 (Age 81)
Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States
When Joseph Elijah Fordham was born on 21 November 1847, in Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States, his father, Elijah Fordham, was 49 and his mother, Anna Bibbins Chaffee, was 36. He married Mary Moore Bleak on 10 July 1870, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and Sevier, Utah, United States in 1920. He died on 3 August 1929, in Salina, Sevier, Utah, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Pioneer Cemetery, Salina, Sevier, Utah, United States.
This biography was written by my father's own hand. TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN: I, Joseph Elijah Fordham, was born in Des Moines, Iowa, son of Elijah and Anna Bibbin Chaffee Fordham. When I was three yea …
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