Joseph Westwood

1799–29 January 1888 (Age 89)
England

The Life Summary of Joseph

When Joseph Westwood was born in 1799, in England, his father, Joseph Westwood, was 33 and his mother, Sarah Greaves, was 21. He married Jane Pearson on 30 April 1815, in Old Swinford, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Brierley Hill, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1901 and Staveley, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom in 1901. He died on 29 January 1888, in Nanaimo County, British Columbia, Canada, at the age of 89, and was buried in Wellington, Nanaimo, Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Westwood
1799–1888
Elizabeth Woodhouse
1803–1873
Marriage: 27 December 1819
Joseph Westwood
1820–1899
Marian Westwood
1820–
Harriet Westwood
1829–
Joseph Westwood
1830–1837
Felix Westwood
1839–1871
Phoebe Westwood
1824–
Hannah Westwood
1825–
Rhoda Westwood
1825–
Edwin Westwood
1828–
Arthur Westwood
1830–
Elizabeth Westwood
1831–
Mary Anne Westwood
1831–
William Westwood
1831–
Emma Westwood
1832–
Elizabeth Westwood
1833–
Alfred Westwood
1834–
David Westwood
1834–
Joseph Westwood
1835–1920
John Westwood
1837–
Richard Thomas Westwood
1838–1879
John Thomas Westwood
1839–1881
Anthony Westwood
1843–1887
Thomas Westwood
1843–1845

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    27 December 1819Halesowen, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children

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    World Events (8)

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
    Age 1
    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
    1821 · New Ouse Bridge Completed
    Age 22
    The original Ouse Bridge collapsed in 1154 under the weight of a crowd that was on it. In 1367, after the bridge had been replaced with stone and became the site of the first public toilets. In 1564-1565 the bridge was finally done being repaired. In 1810 and 1818 the bridge was dismantled to make way for a new Ouse Bridge design and completed in 1821.
    1823
    Age 24
    Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

    Name Meaning

    English: topographic name habitational name for someone who lived ‘by the west wood’ (Middle English west + wode), or who came from any of numerous places called Westwood (from Old English west ‘west’ + wudu ‘wood’), such as those in Kent, Wiltshire, Warwickshire, or Worcestershire.History: William Westwood was one of the founders of Hartford, CT, in 1635 (coming from Cambridge, MA with Thomas Hooker).

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

    Sources (111)

    • Joseph Westwood, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
    • Joseph Westwood, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
    • Josiah Westwood in entry for Thomas Westwood, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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