Friday, May 07, 2010
The stone tells us that he was born in 1838 and died in 1908. But the 1900 census lists his month and year of birth as Dec 1837. It also list his place of birth as Connecticut with his father being born in RI and mother in CT. Even more mysterious is his occupation which looks like Connecticut Travel (Hosing). Perhaps that should read Housing?
Time will tell if I can find out anymore about Joseph