- Birth Date
- 24 March 1842
- Death Date
- 26 April 1923
Joshua Josiah Mecham
He crossed the plains with his family. The obituary of Martha confirms the family's travel to Utah in 1852.
Joshua later married Donna Maria Mecham. It appears they had no children. He is buried in the Provo City Cemetery.
His birth and death dates are confirmed by the inscription on his gravestone, and his death date is also confirmed by his death certificate.
- Age at Departure: 10
- 18th Company of 50 report, 1852 July 11.
- Billion Graves (Website)
- "Funeral Services Held at Vernal First Ward for Mrs Martha Jane Wall," Vernal Express, 15 April 1927, 1.
- James Chauncey Snow Emigrating Company journal, 1852 July-October.
- Journal History of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Supplement after 31 December 1852, 115.
- "Native of Iowa Dies at Home in Pleasant View," Deseret Evening News , 27 Apr. 1923, 5.
- Utah Death Certificate Index, 1905-1967.