1845–1917

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Born: Ju­ly 13, 1845, Blea­don, So­mer­set, Eng­land.

Died: Ap­ril 6, 1917, La­grange Coun­ty, In­di­a­na.

Buried: Green­wood Ce­me­te­ry, La­grange, In­di­a­na.

Biography

Joseph was the hus­band of Al­ice Smith (mar­ried Ju­ly 6, 1868, Che­sa­ning, Mi­chi­gan).

He em­i­grat­ed to Am­er­i­ca at age 11.

During the Amer­i­can ci­vil war, he en­list­ed at age 16, and served in Com­pa­ny A, 18th Mi­chi­gan In­fan­try.

Later, he was a min­is­ter of the Church of the Liv­ing God for ma­ny years. He and his wife Ali­ce moved to La­grange, In­di­a­na, in 1892.

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