Joseph Attwood Dutcher

M, b. 3 June 1834, d. 6 September 1902
     Joseph Attwood was born on Tuesday, 3 June 1834 in Yates, Orleans County, New York. He was the son of Daniel & Mariah [Bullock] Dutcher. Joseph married Nancy Matilda Townsend, daughter of Samuel Townsend and Asenath Badgley, on 25 December 1858 in Howell, Livingston County, Michigan.1,2 30 June 1870, Joseph and his wife, Nancy, were listed on the U.S. Federal Census in White Oaks Township, Ingham County, Michigan. Enumerated in this household were J. A. Dutcher [36 New York-farmer], his wife, Matilda [35 New York], children: Sanford [10 Michigan], Furman [6 Michigan], Enos [4 Michigan], & Soretta [1 Michigan].3 Joseph departed this life on Saturday, 6 September 1902 in Alma, Gratiot County, Michigan.


Nancy Matilda Townsend b. 5 Jul 1834, d. 5 Dec 1911


  1. [S398] Howell, Michigan Phillip Livingston Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revouluton, Livingston County, Michigan Marriages, page 52 - State of Michigan Marriage records: Ledger page 1-244, record no. -- Joseph A. Dutcher age 24 White Oak, Ingham Co. & Matilda Townsend age 23 Unadilla m. 25 December 1858 Howell by Robert McBride, witnesses: William Jewett & Cynthia Curtis.
  2. [S438] In cooperation with Philip Livingsotn Chapter D. A. R., Howell, Michigan W. P. A. Project, Livingston County Marriages, 1850 - 1870 V2, page 52 - Joseph A. Dutcher, 24, White Oak, Ingham County and Matilda Townsend, 23, Unadilla 25 December 1858, in Howell by Robert McBride William Jewtt and Cynthia Curtis - witnesses. 1:244.
  3. [S676] 1870 United States Federal Census: Ingham County, Michigan - Sheet 1 line 28 - transcribed by Larry & Kathy McCurdy.