Joseph House (1831-)

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Joseph House
Born: abt 1831 in Oxford, Ontario, Canada
Father: James J. House
Mother: Tryphena Malcolm
Siblings: Daniel House
Joseph House
Peter House
Nancy House
Finley House
Lemuel House
Jeremiah House
John House
Chauncey F. Howse
Rebecca Jane House
Almira House

Joseph House was born abt 1831 in Dereham, Oxford, Ontario, Canada to James J. House and Tryphena Malcolm.

Joseph's siblings are: Daniel, Peter, Nancy, Finley, Lemuel, Jeremiah, Chauncey F., John House, Rebecca Jane and Almira House.

His brother Finley's biography states, "Joseph died from the results of hardship in the army." So he died before 1884.


  • 1851 Canada West Census, Twp. of Dereham, County of Oxford, ED 2, page 57, Line 31-41:
Jas House
Joseph House, Labour, b. Canada W., New Co Methodist, 20, male, single
  • Portrait and Biographical Album of Sanilac County, 1884, p. 313:

Finley House, farmer, section 25, Buel Township, was born Aug. 1, 1839, in Oxford County, Canada, and is the son of James J. and Triphena (Malcolm) House. The former was born in the State of New York, of Pennsyvania Dutch descent, and is now a resident of Buel Township. He is 83 years of age. The mother died Jan. 28, 1884, and at the time of her death was 73 years old. She was born in Canada, of Scotch parentage. The family included eight sons and four daughters, as follows: Daniel, Joseph (died from the results of hardship in the army); Peter (died while in the army); Lemuel; Jeremiah (died in the army); Chauncey, John (died at the age of six years); Maria (deceased); Nancy, Rebecca, and Almira (deceased).