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Joseph Samuel Whitehead

Birthplace: Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, USA
Death: Died in Anabelle, Sevier, Utah, USA
Place of Burial: Payson, Utah, Utah, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of William Henry Whitehead and Jane Whitehead
Husband of Delia Precinda Whitehead
Brother of William Whiehead
Half brother of Mary Alice Depew

Managed by: Eldon Clark (C)
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About Joseph Samuel Whitehead

Mormon Pioneer Overland Travel, 1847–1868 Thomas C.D. Howell Company (1852) Age 7

Departure: 7 June 1852 Arrival: 2, 11-12, 27 September 1852

(son of William Whitehead and Jane Hardman). Born April 1, 1845, Nauvoo, Illinois. Came to Utah 1852, Thomas Howell company.

   Married:	Delia Presendia Curtis July 24, 1869, Payson, Utah (daughter of Joseph Curtis and Sarah Reed of same place, pioneers October 12, 1848), who was born December 9, 1849.
   Their children:
           Presendia Adelma born April 23, 1870, married i. Allan Taylor;
           Joseph William born March 14, 1872, married Alzina Stewart;
           James Franklin born March 3, 1874, died May 11, 1876;
           John Alma born February 4, 1876, died February 9, 1878;
           Sarah Jane born March 2, 1878, married James M. Rigby;
           George Eli born March 21, 1881, married Bertha Anderson;
           Alice Zobedia born June 15, 1883, married R. H. Barney;
           Emma Sophia born October 26, 1886, married David S. Sanderson;
           Frederick Adolphus born August 17, 1889;
           Mary Ethel born September 27, 1892;
           Orie T. Fillison born June 3, 1895.
   Family resided Burrville and Annabella, Utah.

High Priest; bishop of Burrville ward four years; counselor to Bishop Cloward of Burrville ward ten years. Veteran Black Hawk war. Assisted in bringing immigrants to Utah 1864. Settled in Grass Valley 1878. Farmer and stockraiser. Sources:

   Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah photographs, page 356
   Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah, page 1243
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Joseph Samuel Whitehead's Timeline

April 1, 1845
Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, USA
August 20, 1931
Age 86
Anabelle, Sevier, Utah, USA
August 24, 1931
Age 86
Payson, Utah, Utah, USA