Immigration to New Hampshire from Nova Scotia in 1880. Joseph was listed as a farmer on the USA Census 1900 and a naturalized citizen. He is noted as being able to read, write and speak English as well as owning a farm.
Joseph immigrated to America in 1880 from Canada (source: 1900 & 1910 USA Censuses). From Nova Scotia specifically, according to family records.
Joseph appears on the USA Census 1900 with wife Ida and children Daniel P., Joseph H., and Herbert E. He appears on the 1910 Census with his second wife Mary E.
USA Census 1900 lists his birthdate as February 1861 and age 38. Place of birth noted as New Brunswick, Canada.
USA Census 1900 lists Joseph and Ida as married for 15 years, placing the wedding date c1885. Most likely the wedding took place in New Durham, Strafford, New Hampshire, USA, but a source is needed. The marriage took place about 5 years after Joseph immigrated in 1880 to New Hampshire and by 1900 he owns a farm in New Durham.