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Joseph Timothy

Also Known As: "Joseph Timothy"
Birthplace: Heber City, Wasatch County, Utah, USA
Death: August 06, 1928 (62)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, United States
Place of Burial: Roosevelt, Duchesne County, Utah, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of John Griffith Timothy and Martha Timothy
Husband of Lucy Jane Timothy
Father of Joseph Timothy; Francis Wiley Timothy; Orin William Timothy; Earl Maddison Timothy; Ethel Jane Argyle and 4 others
Brother of David Timothy; John Griffith Timothy, Jr; Alma Nephi Timothy; Brigham James Timothy; Heber Timothy and 6 others

Occupation: LDS High Priest; Sunday school superintendent. School trustee; Constable; Deputy sheriff; road supervisor. Delegate to eleventh National Irrigation Congress. Farmer and stockraiser.
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About Joseph Timothy

Joseph Timothy (1865 - 1928), son of John G. Griffiths Timothy and Martha Davis, was born 2 October 1865 at Heber City, Wasatch County, Utah Territory. He died at the age of 62 on 6 August 1929 at Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah. He married Lucy Jane Thomas (1868 - 1959), daughter of Joseph Madison Thomas and Louisa Arelia Houghton, on 2 February 1887 at Vernal, Utah.


  1. Joseph Timothy (1887 - 1967), married Lillian Wardle
  2. Francis Wiley Timothy (1890 - 1974), aka Franklin Wile, married Nellie Searle
  3. Orone William Timothy (1892 - 1955), aka Orin, married Nellie Johnston
  4. Earl Madison Timothy (1894 - 1984) aka Maddison Earl
  5. Ethel Jane Timothy (1896 - 2000)
  6. Delbert Timothy (1898 - 1972)
  7. Bertha Aurelia Timothy (1901 - 1930)
  8. Chloe Laverda Timothy (1903 - 1990)
  9. Leland Timothy (1905 - 1973)

The family home was in Roosevelt, Duchesne County, Utah. Joseph was an LDS High Priest; counselor in bishopric of Glines ward; counselor in presidency of YMMIA of Glines ward; superintendent Sunday school Crescent ward 3 years. He moved to Vernal 1885 with his parents, where he assisted in building up the county. He served as a school trustee; was a constable for six years and deputy sheriff for four years; road supervisor 4 years. Delegate to eleventh National Irrigation Congress. Farmer and stockraiser.


  • Pioneers and Prominent Men of Utah, page 1215
  • Residence: Utah, United States - 1870
  • Residence: Roosevelt, , Utah - 1910
  • Residence: Roosevelt, Duchesne, Utah, United States - 1920

Son of John Griffiths Timothy and Martha Davis Husband of Lucy Jane Thomas

Former Roosevelt Man Dies at Bingham.

Relatives of Joseph Timothy received word Monday afternoon of his death at the Salt Lake County Hospital, death having occurred at 7 a.m. Monday. Mr. Timothy was operated on about a week ago for stomach. The body was brought to Roosevelt Wednesday and funeral arrangements are being made for today at 4 p.m. Mr. Timothy was the son of John G. Timothy and is survived by his wife and nine children.

He was sheriff of Duchesne County for two terms before locating at Bingham Canyon, where he has been for the past six or seven years.

-The Roosevelt Standard, December 9, 1928, transcibed by Rhonda Holton

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Joseph Timothy's Timeline

October 2, 1865
Heber City, Wasatch County, Utah, USA
November 10, 1896
Vernal, Uintah County, Utah, United States