Joe never married, remained with his parents until they died, then he and brother Alonzo lived with sister Sylvia and George Strine in Lancaster, Wabash Co, IL.
Residences & events:
9/12/1918 Rt 4, West Salem, Edwards Co, IL was the address he gave when registering for the draft. He said his birth date was 4/8/1884 and his occupation was farming. His father Josiah, also at West Salem, was his nearest relative. The registrar recorded him as short and stout with blue eyes and light hair.
4/1930 Lafayette Twp, Coles Co, IL. was where the census taker found him. He was 45, boarding with the Sanford Fuller family, his occupation was general farmer. Down the road was cousin Lafe Daily.