- Birth Date
- 16 October 1844
- Death Date
Joseph initially crossed the plains as a child with his parents and siblings. Several years later he is seen on the plains again with the Alvus Patterson company in 1863. It is uncertain if he was traveling with the group as an out and back teamster or for some other purpose.
- Age at Departure: 7
- Age at Departure: 18
- "6th Company of 50 report, 1852." In Brigham Young office emigrating companies reports 1850-1862, Reports 1850-1852. (CR 1234 5, Box 1, Folder 11)
- A. H. Patterson Emigrating Company, Journal, 1863 June-Sept.
- Journal History of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 4 September 1863, 1.
- Zyderlaan, Martin, Camp journal, in Journal History of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 4 Sept. 1863, 1-12.