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William Joseph Britain
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Birth: Apr. 9, 1868
Glenwood
Mills County
Iowa, USA
Death: May 25, 1928
Council Bluffs
Pottawattamie County
Iowa, USA

William Joseph was raised by William and Mary Bains Britain. It's thought that he was not their biological child. He was censused with them at age 2 in 1870 and 1880 at age 12. He also was found with them in Garden City, Finney, Kansas with William and Mary Britain. He lived in Mills County, Iowa, Garden City, Kansas and Rice County Kansas before moving to Council Bluffs, Iowa. He married Agnes Kennedy in 1900. His children Robert H. Britain (from a previous marriage), Mrs Helen McCarntney, and Nephi Brittain.

Obit published Nonpareil Council Bluffs, Iowa
May 27, 1928
Funeral services for William Britton, who was employed in the Union Pacific mail service, a resident of Council Bluffs for twenty-nine years, who died Friday, will be held Sunday morning at 11am at the Cutler chapel. Burial will be in Walnut Hill cemetery.

May 28, 1928
Funeral services for William Britton were held Sunday morning at 11 o'clock at the Cutler chapel with Elder J.F. Mintun of the Reorganized church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints officiating. Music was furnished by Miss Rilla Booton and Miss Wilma Graybill. Pallbearers were C.B. Toohey, George Schubel, Sam Fales, James McDaniel, Edward Kennedy and R.J. Boynee. Burial was in Walnut Hill cemetery.

 
 
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 Parents:
  William Britain (1818 - 1895)
  Mary Bains Britain (1820 - 1906)
 
 Spouse:
  Agnes Shay Britain (1871 - 1952)
 
 Children:
  Currie Britain (1901 - 1948)*
  Nephi Joseph Brittain (1903 - 1959)*
 
 Siblings:
  Catherine Rebecca Britain Anson (1844 - 1910)*
  Caroline Louisa Britain Deuel (1847 - 1939)*
  John William Britain (1849 - 1849)*
  Mary Ann Britain Anson (1850 - 1928)*
  Eliza Ann Britain (1852 - 1875)*
  Julia Ann Britain Stewart (1855 - 1926)*
  Willard Benjamin Britain (1857 - 1920)*
  George Edward Britain (1859 - 1861)*
  Robert Henry Baines Britain (1861 - 1862)*
  Elizabeth Ellen Britain (1863 - 1863)*
  Lucy Ann Britain Tyson (1864 - 1942)*
  William Joseph Britain (1868 - 1928)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Walnut Hill Cemetery
Council Bluffs
Pottawattamie County
Iowa, USA
Plot: Section WH17, Lot 100, Grave 2
 
Created by: Rose Anna (Britain) Rich...
Record added: Mar 26, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 35192974
William Joseph Britain
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William Joseph Britain
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