Noted events in his life were:
• Occupation: Labouring Maltster, 1851, Warborough, OXF.
• Occupation: Maltster, 1861, Appleton, CHS.
• Occupation: Maltman, 1871, Warrington, CHS.
• Occupation: General Labourer, 1881, Warrington, CHS.
Joseph married Dinah Dandridge, daughter of James Dandridge and Sarah Harland, on 17 May 1830 in Drayton St. Leonard, OXF. (Dinah Dandridge was born about 1809 in Drayton, OXF, christened on 14 May 1809 in Drayton St. Leonard, OXF and died Dec Q 1883 in Runcorn District, CHS.)