- Birth Date
- 25 January 1830
- Death Date
- 11 January 1904
Birth date is confirmed by his missionary records.
Joseph initially traveled to Utah in 1851 according to evidence from emigration and newspaper records. Further research is needed to determine the name of the company he traveled with.
At the end of a mission, he traveled home with the Orson Pratt/Ezra T. Benson Company in 1858 as indicated in the Historian’s Office journal.
At the end of another mission, this one to England, he traveled home with the Joseph S. Rawlins Company in 1864 according to a Deseret News Weekly article of 5 October 1864.
- Age at Departure: 20
- Age at Departure: 27
- Returning Missionary
- Age at Departure: 34
- 1900 Utah Census.
- "Arrivals," Deseret News [Weekly], 5 October 1864, 4.
- Historian's Office, Journal 1844-1997, 19 Jan. 1858.
- Missionary Department Missionary Registers, 1860-1959, Volume 1.
- Ship Passenger and Manifest Lists/Mormon Migration
- Utah Death Certificates.
- "Veteran Printer Passes from Life," Deseret Evening News , 12 Jan. 1904, 10.