Joel married Huldah BURDICK, daughter of James BURDICK and Phebe Choat SMITH, about 1810 in prob. USA. (Huldah BURDICK was born in 1774 in Lanesborough, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, died in 1839 in West Oxford, Oxford County, Ontario and was buried in 1839 in West Oxford Cemetery, Oxford County, Ontario.)
1 1851 Census of Canada West, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia (Oxford West, Oxford County, Ontario, Canada). Repository: Ancestry. Surety: 4. Lists Joel Piper (age 76, b. U.S.) and wife, Huldah [Burdick] (age 68, b. U.S.), living in Oxford West, Ontario. Joel is listed as a "yeoman." Living next door is their son, Enoch Piper, and his family.
Shenston, Early Settlers of Oxford County, Ontario. Surety: 4. PIPER, Joel | listed in an 1812 assessment roll for "Oxford upon the Thames" (now known as West, East and North Oxford Townships) with 92 acres uncultivated, 8 acres cultivated and with one horse, 2 oxen and 4 cows as livestock (apparently also listed in 1816) | Shenston (1852), page 142.
PIPER, Joel | an assessor for "Oxford upon the Thames" (now known as West, East and North Oxford Townships), 1813 | Shenston (1852), page 141.
PIPER, Joel | listed in an 1824 assessment roll for West Oxford Township at Conc. 2, Lot 12 with 68 acres uncultivated and 32 acres cultivated [NOTE: some individuals appearing in this assessment may have actually resided in present day East Oxford or North Oxford Townships, which detached from "Oxford upon the Thames" during the early 1820s and in Jan. 1842 respectively] | Shenston (1852), page 147.
PIPER, Joel | a school trustee, ____ Oxford Township, 1839 | Shenston (1852), page 79.