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Thomas Marfleet BECK

Male 1830 - 1914  (83 years)


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  • Name Thomas Marfleet BECK  [1
    Born 10 Sep 1830  Guernsey Cove, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died 5 Jan 1914  [1, 2
    • He died at the home of his daughter, Alice (Mrs. W.D. IRVING ) at Cape Bear where he had gone to celebrate New Year's and had stayed on to visit.

      Obituary: Thomas BECK was born at Guernsey Cove, Kings County, P.E.I., Sept 10th, 1830, and died suddenly on the 8th January 1914 at the home of his daughter, W.D. IRVING, Cape Bear, where he was visiting. His long life of 83 years, 4 months, has been largely spent near the home of his childhood. He worked as a ship carpenter for a few years of his early childhood, but over a half century ago settled on a farm at Murray harbour, and established a home long to be remembered for generous hospitality and kindness. Many years ago he gave himself to God and unite with the Methodist Church to which he was strongly attached. He was active in Trustee and Quarterly Boards, faithful in attendance at the church always witnessing a good confession! He was honored and loved by all who knew him. On Sunday Jan. 11th, his funeral was conducted from his late residence by his pastor, Rev. L.H. Jewett. Interment took place in the Murray Harbour cemetery. He leaves three daughters, Mrs. W.D. IRVING of Cape Bear, Mrs. CAMERON of Everett, Mass., and Mrs ANNEAR of Lower Montague; and three sons, Mitchell of Everett, Mass., Elisha of Allston, Mass. and George at home.
    Buried 11 Jan 1914  Murray Harbour Cemetery, Murray Harbour, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    • Buried with his wife, Mary, and two children. Plot E 161
    Notes 
    • Thomas and Mary had nine children, two of whom died as infants. [2]
    Person ID I849  Nosworthy
    Last Modified 3 Sep 2010 

    Father Vere BECK,   b. 19 Aug 1783, Crayford, Kent, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Apr 1878, Murray Harbour, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Sarah MARFLEET,   b. Abt 1789, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Mar 1867, Murray Harbour, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 78 years) 
    Married 20 Mar 1808  Newington, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • Vere BECK, of this parish, Bachelor, and Elizabeth Sarah MARFLEET, of this parish, Spinster, were married in this church by Banns, this twentieth day of March in the year of one thousand eight hundred and eight; both signed their name. Witnesses: Thos. MARFLEET; Thomas [illegible]. Married at St. Mary's Newington by M. A. Meilon. Entry # 1161.
    Documents
    Marriage: Beck and Marfleet
    Marriage: Beck and Marfleet
    They married 20 March 1808 in the parish church of St. Mary's Newington, Surrey; both were able to sign their name.
    Family ID F102  Group Sheet

    Family Mary Margaret HAWKINS,   b. 1834, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jan 1905  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 29 Jan 1861  Charlottetown, Queens, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Address 1891  Lot 64, Kings, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Children 
     1. Wm. Mitchell Hawkins BECK,   b. 1 May 1852, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1938  (Age 85 years)
     2. Alice M. Lemessurier BECK,   b. 9 Apr 1864, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jun 1953  (Age 89 years)
     3. Harriett Elizabeth BECK,   b. 19 Nov 1865, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Apr 1944  (Age 78 years)
     4. Charles Augustus S. BECK,   b. 11 Oct 1867, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Oct 1905  (Age 37 years)
     5. Elisha Thomas BECK,   b. 13 Oct 1869,   d. 10 May 1944  (Age 74 years)
     6. Mary Jane Ellen BECK,   b. 20 Mar 1872, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jan 1947  (Age 74 years)
     7. Albert Henry Clark BECK,   b. 27 Dec 1874, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1874
     8. George Ira BECK,   b. 10 Jun 1875, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Apr 1943  (Age 67 years)
     9. Albert E. Lepage BECK,   b. 28 Aug 1877, Prince Edward Island, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1878  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 17 Aug 2010 
    Family ID F696  Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S38] BECK Family History, James Beck.

    2. [S190] Book: Vere Beck Family Biographies, Compiled by : James V. Beck; Sharon L. Beck, Ivan Munn, (July 2003 edtion).

    3. [S173] Cemetery Transcripts, Murray Harbour South, Cardigan Group, Young Canada Works Project, (P.E.I.G.S., 1979).

    4. [S490] Marriage Certificate.

    5. [S1079] Census of Canada, 1891.


  

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