Friday, March 8, 2013

The Becketts

From Land Records in Kent County, Ontario, Canada the following Dawn Township (Book A) record was abstracted:

Dawn Township, Book A
27 Oct 1853
21___6th Concession
Peter Beckett and Elizabeth Jane Beckett of Pelham, Welland, Prov Can, yeoman
Theodore Simmons of Gainsborough, Lincoln, Canada
200 acres +-

1852 Census Canada West, Welland (county), Pelham township:

6Beckett, PeterFarmerCanadaMethodist Episcopal Church35M
7Beckett, Elizabeth J.SeamstressCanadaMethodist Episcopal Church25F
8Beckett, William H.LabourerCanada FMethodist Episcopal Church5M
9Beckett, Samuel L.Canada FMethodist Episcopal Church2M

Canada Census, 1881
name: Peter Beckett
calculated birth year: 1818
census place:  Pelham, Monck, Ontario, Canada
  Household  Gender Age Birthplace
Peter Beckett M 63y  Ontario
Elisabeth J Beckett F 53y  Ontario
Alice Beckett F 22y  Ontario
Peter W. Beckett  M  19y  Ontario
Haney B. Beckett M 14y  Ontario
Ida M. Howey F 17y  Ontario
Mary Conley F 10y Ontario

Ontario Deaths,1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947
Death: 26 Sep 1900 
Pelham Tp, Welland, Ontario 
Male age: 83 

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