Dec. 18, 1838 Sherrodsville Carroll County Ohio, USA
Jun. 13, 1922 Crawford County Illinois, USA
Joseph fought for Union in the civil war (80th Ohio Infantry, Co D) then married Martha Price on Jan 2, 1868. Then he migrated west in a covered wagon with brothers Thomas and David, settling in Central Illinois in an area that would come to be known as the Buckeye Prairie.