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 Joseph Wadsworth Bissell

Joseph Wadsworth Bissell

Birth
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 19 Nov 1906 (aged 82)
Springville, Utah County, Utah, USA
Burial Springville, Utah County, Utah, USA
Plot Blk. 43 Lot 1 Pos. 2
Memorial ID 84854 · View Source
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Joseph left Boston in 1850 , together with his widowed mother, to join with the Mormons.

At Council Bluffs he met his future wife and they were married. In June 1852 , their family, together with his wife's family, started across the plains. His mother died in Nebraska of cholera. Arriving in the Valley, they spent their first winter there. The next year they went on to Springville to make their home. Joseph was a successful business man in Springville . He was superintendent of the Springville Co-op, ran a drug store, was appointed Alderman of Springville in 1861 , and later served as Justice of the Peace. He remained active in the community and especially in the church.

He was a credit to his family, the community and especially to the church. Children: Harriet Elizabeth , b. 5 Feb 1853 , Salt Lake City, Utah . Md. 26 May 1873 , Silas E. Clark . D. 1 Apr 1922 . Joseph Theodore , b. 4 Aug 1855,Springville, Utah . D. 11 Jun 1856 . Child. Mary Ann , b. 9 Jun 1857 , Springville, Utah . Unmarried. D. 9 May 1902 . Anna Catherine , b. 24 Jan 1860 , Springville, Utah . Md. 1 Jul 1880 , John James Walton . D. 8 Apr 1930 , Salt Lake City, Utah . Roxa Christiana , b. 12 Dec 1862 , Springville, Utah . Md. 29 Nov 1883 , Hyrum George White . D. 27 Nov 1936 . John Alleman , b. 27 Oct 1865 , Springville, Utah . Md. 21 Dec 1892 , Caroline Jensen . D. 3 Jun 1946 . Adalecia Leuvane , b. 16 Aug 1868 , Springville, Utah . Md. 28 Aug 1889 , George William Harrison . D. 27 Jan 1966 , Springville, Utah . Pearl May , b. 16 May 1871 , Springville, Utah . Md. Jan 1893 , Thomas Carter Hanford . D. 30 Sep 1927 . Charles Edward , b. 28 Jul 1874 , Springville, Utah . Md. 1st, 26 Aug 1896 , Annie Wignall . Md. 2nd Amelia Rees Stockdale. D. 1 Jul 1940 , Salt Lake City, Utah .

Written by Royal Oakes

Bio by: Don Shelley



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  • Imported from: UT State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 84854
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Joseph Wadsworth Bissell (28 Jun 1824–19 Nov 1906), Find A Grave Memorial no. 84854, citing Historic Springville Cemetery, Springville, Utah County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by Utah State Historical Society (contributor 4) .