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Joseph William Vick
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Birth: Dec. 2, 1855
Death: Feb. 2, 1944
Portales
Roosevelt County
New Mexico, USA

Joseph William Vick was an early settler in Roosevelt County, NM. He was born in Oktibbeha, Mississippi, to Joshua Thomas Vick and Judith Ann BALL. He came by wagon with his parents to Lee County, TX ca 1869-70.

In 1918 Joseph and his wife, Margaret Ann Lyles, followed their son, James Albert Vick, and his family to Roosevelt County, and settled at Richland, in the southern part of the county where they helped with the family farm.

On 06 Jan 1920 they bought the five acres of property where they farmed for several years. This was directly north of the present day Cattle Baron restaurant (Portales), where the Conoco station is now located. Joseph William and Margaret Ann had nine children, four of whom were dwarfs, none of whom grew to be over four feet tall. Two died at age 18, and two died at age 32. Joseph William was an avid hunter and really enjoyed hunting rabbits and doves.

(This story was published in a calendar by the Roosevelt County Searchers genealogical society, submitted by Norene Weigl of Portales, NM)

NOTE: Full date of death from FindAGrave contributor BeNotForgot, from NM death records at Family Search.com 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Joshua Thomas Vick (1828 - 1908)
  Judieth Ann Ball Vick (1839 - 1919)
 
 Children:
  James Albert Vick (1879 - 1964)*
  J A Vick (1879 - 1965)*
  Berta B Vick Simmons (1897 - 1990)*
 
 Siblings:
  Joseph William Vick (1855 - 1944)
  Martha Susan Vick Marquis (1858 - 1912)*
  Robert Alexander Vick (1861 - 1937)*
  Anne Jane Vick Marquis (1865 - 1958)*
  Thomas Henry Vick (1867 - 1934)*
  Virginia Elizabeth Vick Purser (1870 - 1953)*
  Judieth Emma Vick Purser (1875 - 1974)*
  James Alonzo Vick (1877 - 1952)*
  Ollie Allenia Vick Purser (1881 - 1968)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Father
 
Burial:
Richland Cemetery
Roosevelt County
New Mexico, USA
 
Created by: Joyce Gore Locke
Record added: Dec 28, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 10183912
Joseph William Vick
Added by: Joyce Gore Locke
 
Joseph William Vick
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Added by: Joyce Gore Locke
 
 
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- BeNotForgot
 Added: Dec. 28, 2011

- JGL
 Added: Apr. 1, 2005
 
 
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