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Joseph Pounds
Birth: May 21, 1821
Guernsey County
Ohio, USA
Death: Jan., 1855
Durham
Hancock County
Illinois, USA

Joseph's wife was Mary Jane Ackerson, a native of Zanesville OH. He is said to have been an anti-Mormon sheriff during the fighting of 1844-45 and witnessed Joseph Smith's death at Carthage.

A note on Gittings Cemetery (northeast corner of Section 4, Durham Twp.). When I visited in 1993 it was surrounded by fields on all four sides and could only be approached by an abandoned section line. There were fourteen marked graves in the half-acre cemetery, dating from 1855 to 1900. All but Joseph Pounds's were in two clumps, one group in the northeast corner, another in the southwest. Joseph's stone stands by itself in the center of the field.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Samuel Pounds (1755 - 1856)
  Susanna "Sarah" Williams Pounds (1800 - 1837)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Jane Ackerson Pounds Horner (1827 - 1916)*
 
 Children:
  William Henry Pounds (1846 - 1924)*
  Joseph Pounds (1849 - 1913)*
  Louisa Jane Pounds Smith (1850 - 1930)*
  Mary A. Pounds Blystone (1852 - 1920)*
  James Reynolds Pounds Cooper (1852 - 1934)*
 
 Siblings:
  Salvena Pounds Trover (1810 - 1884)**
  Charity Pounds Anderson (1815 - 1890)*
  Benjamin Pounds (1816 - 1896)*
  Joseph Pounds (1821 - 1855)
  Naomi Susan Pounds Cooper (1826 - 1909)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Gittings Cemetery
Hancock County
Illinois, USA
 
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Record added: Nov 07, 2011
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