Joseph William Rands

27 August 1827–11 October 1875 (Age 48)
Hampstead, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Joseph William

When Joseph William Rands was born on 27 August 1827, in Hampstead, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom, his father, Isaac Rands, was 46 and his mother, Sarah Short, was 30. He married Sarah Anderson on 29 March 1847, in Hampstead St John, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Hendon, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom in 1841 and Utah, United States in 1870. He died on 11 October 1875, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 48, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph William Rands
Sarah Anderson
Marriage: 29 March 1847
Henry James Rands
Sarah Rhoda Rands
Joseph William Rands
Lydia Jane Rands
Hyrum Rands
Jessie Lavina Rands
Helena Ruth Rands
Martha Rands
Elizabeth Rands

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 March 1847Hampstead St John, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    +5 More Children

    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 3
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    Age 16
    Dickens A Christmas Carol was first published.

    Name Meaning

    English and German: patronymic from Rand 1. Compare Rance .

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

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    Story Highlight

    Joseph Rands.

    George Raymond Mace says that Joseph Rands was the son of a well to do Englishman. Sarah Anderson, his future wife was the family maid. She was a Scotch girl and considered beneath the son, Joseph's r …

    Sources (42)

    • Joseph Rands in household of Isaac Rands, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • Rands in entry for Sarah Leigh, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
    • Joseph Rands, "United States Census, 1870"

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