Joseph C Williamson

18 May 1847–14 December 1915 (Age 68)
Earlham, Madison, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Joseph C

When Joseph C Williamson was born on 18 May 1847, in Earlham, Madison, Iowa, United States, his father, William Samuel Williamson, was 23 and his mother, Mary Cope, was 19. He married Jane Koyle about 1877, in Springville, Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Springville, Utah, Utah, United States in 1880 and Pleasant View, Utah, Utah, United States in 1910. He died on 14 December 1915, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Provo City Cemetery, Provo, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph C Williamson
Jane Koyle
Marriage: about 1877
Samuel Ray Williamson
Mary Williamson
Clara Williamson
Joseph Franklin Williamson
Elizabeth Williamson
Edward Dell Williamson
Bert Cope Williamson
Mattie May Williamson
Mose Bert Williamson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1877Springville, Utah, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1857 · Bountiful Tabernacle Groundbreaking
    Age 10
    The groundbreaking of the Bountiful Tabernacle began with the dedicatory prayer given by Lorenzo Snow on a cold February morning in 1857. The building was designed by Augustus Farnham.
    Age 16
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    Age 18
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    Name Meaning

    English (Northern) and Scottish: from the Middle English personal name William + patronymic -son ‘son of William’. This surname is also found in Northern Ireland (Ulster), especially in Antrim.Americanized form of Norwegian, Danish, and North German Wilhelmsen , Swedish Wilhelmsson, or Dutch and North German Willemsen , all cognates of 1.History: This surname was brought to North America from northern England and northern Ireland independently by numerous different bearers from the 17th century onward. Timothy Williamson is recorded in Plymouth Colony in 1643.

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

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    History of Joseph Williamson Who Came to Utah in 1860

    Joseph WIlliamson was the son of Samuel Williamson and Mary Cope, both of whom were born in England where they were converted to the Latter Day Saints faith. They emigrated to the United States and o …

    Sources (30)

    • Jos Williamsen, "United States Census, 1880"
    • Joseph Williamson in entry for T Lonsdale Allen and Clara Sutherland, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Joseph Williamson in entry for Joseph Frank Williamson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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