His tombstone says he was born in 1866.
Joseph, his wife, and son Herbert are in Wilberforce in the 1901 census. He is listed as a farmer.
They are still in Wilberforce in the 1911 census, along with two new daughters. He is still listed as a farmer.
The family is listed as living in the Rolph township in the 1921 census. Joseph is listed as a farmer.