5 October 1844–26 November 1891 (Age 47)
Yarmouth, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom
When Joseph Barney Sewell was born on 5 October 1844, in Yarmouth, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom, his father, Joseph Barnard Sewell, was 24 and his mother, Emily Ellett, was 28. He married Nancy Melissa Wilson on 26 April 1864, in Garden Grove, Decatur, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Poplar, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom in 1851 and Utah, United States in 1870. He died on 26 November 1891, in La Grande, Union, Oregon, United States, at the age of 47, and was buried in Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.
(Published in History of Idaho: The Gem of the Mountains Vol. 3 by James H. Hawley 1920) Joseph L. Sewell, a wholesale dealer in hides and tallow at Boise, comes to this state from Utah, his birth ha …