- Born: 20 Jul 1884, Hollinger, Furnas County, Nebraska
- Died: Feb 1885, Hollinger, Furnas County, Nebraska
- Buried: Lennemann Cemetery, Orleans, Harlan County, Nebraska
Noted events in his life were:
• Baptism, 1885. Birth date comes from baptismal records from St. Mary's Catholic Church in Orleans, Nebraska.
Baptized at St. Mary's on February 8, 1885. Godparents were Thomas Roach (or Quinn?) and Ella Quinn by Father F. Brophy. The Quinn family took him to Orleans to be baptized so his mother would know he would be taken care of. His mother died February 10 and it is believed Joseph died not long after.