Joseph Franklin Hartley

11 January 1851–10 January 1887 (Age 35)
Blackburn, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Joseph Franklin

When Joseph Franklin Hartley was born on 11 January 1851, in Blackburn, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Hartley, was 30 and his mother, Nancy Wilson, was 23. He married Leonora Ann Pitchforth on 9 September 1880, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Levan, Juab, Utah, United States in 1870 and Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States in 1880. He died on 10 January 1887, in Butte, Silver Bow, Montana, United States, at the age of 35, and was buried in Vine Bluff Cemetery, Nephi, Juab, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Franklin Hartley
Leonora Ann Pitchforth
Marriage: 9 September 1880
Leonora Hartley

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    9 September 1880Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 3
    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.
    1859 · Lancashire Rifle Volunteers
    Age 8
    The Lancashire Rifle Volunteers started in the eighteenth century. Those that fought in the militia were selected by ballot. They were formed because of threat due to the Revolutionary War and the Napoleonic War.
    Age 12
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English (Lancashire and Yorkshire): habitational name, in northern England mainly from Hartley in Rochdale parish (Lancashire) but also from any of the places called Hartley in Westmorland and the West Yorkshire. In southern England it derives Hartley in Devon, Hampshire, and Kent, and from Hartleigh in Devon. Similar placenames occur in Berkshire, Dorset, and Northumberland, but it is not known if they gave rise to surnames. Most of the placenames derive from Old English heorot ‘hart, stag’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’, though the Westmorland placename comes from Old English heard ‘hard’ + clā ‘claw, tongue of land’, and the Northumberland placename derives from Old English heorot + hlāw ‘mound, hill’.Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hArtghaile ‘descendant of Artghal’, a personal name composed of the elements Art ‘bear’ or ‘hero’ + gal ‘valor’.

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

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    Story Highlight


    NOTE: This information comes from Jerry Shepherd. 1. Joseph moved to Nephi, Utah where he became the postmaster. 2. His younger brother James came to Nephi and kept house for him. 3. 1868-At age …

    Sources (16)

    • Legacy NFS Source: Joseph Hartley - birth-name: Joseph Franklin Hartley
    • Joseph F Hartly in household of Nancy Hartly, "United States Census, 1870"
    • J F Hartley, "United States Census, 1880"

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