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Walton, Joseph B. (Joseph Benjamin), 1855-1935



  • Existence: 1855 - 1935


Joseph B. Walton (1855-1935) was a Utah educator and early missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Joseph B. Walton was born on October 10, 1855 to parents Joseph Walton and Ann Thompson in Alpine, Utah. He married Emeline Louise Jacques on October 31, 1877. Together they had five children. Joseph was called and served as one of the first missionaries for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in England from 1896 until 1989. Joseph was a prominent educator in Provo, Utah. He served as a treasurer of the Provo Dramatic Union within the ecclesiastical division of Provo City. Joseph died on April 29, 1935, in Provo, Utah.

Familysearch, Via WWW, December 15, 2022 (Joseph B. Walton; b. Oct. 10, 1855; d. Apr. 29, 1935; Father Joseph Walton; Mother Ann Thompson; Married Emeline Louise Jacques on Oct. 31 1877; had 5 children; prominent educator; treasurer of the Provo dramatic union)

Church History Biographical Database, Via WWW, December 15, 2022 (Joseph Benjamin Walton; b. Oct. 10, 1855; d. Apr. 29, 1935; called to serve a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in England)

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Walton family biography

 File — Folder 1: [Barcode: 31197230240852]
Identifier: MSS SC 424
Scope and Contents

Typescript of family stories and pioneer experiences. Describes the growth of Alpine, Utah and its educational system in 1860-1870 and in Provo, Utah in 1870-1877. Also includes a memorial to Emma Jacques Walton.

Dates: 1931

Joseph B. Walton photographs

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS P 181
Scope and Contents

Collection includes 19 photographs of houses, Latter-day Saint churches and public buildings in the Provo, Utah, area. Also includes tintype portraits. Dated approximately 1900.

Dates: approximately 1900

Additional filters:

Albumen prints 1
Alpine (Utah) -- History 1
Biographies 1
Buildings -- Utah -- Provo -- Photographs 1
Copy prints 1