Joseph was born in 1838 in Bavaria, the son of unknown parents.
He has died but the date and place are unknown.
His wife was Anna Denzer, who he married on 15 JUN 1869 in Madison, Indiana. Their six known children were Frank (1872-?), Johanne Hermine Marie (Mary) (1873-?), Margaret (1875-?), Clara (1876-?), Veronica (1878-?) and Josepha (1878-?).
A Roman Catholic and a Blacksmith