William Ezra Beckstead was the son of Francis Beackstead, Sr. and Catherine Lang. He was born 13 Mar 1827 in Williamsburg, Dundas, Canada and died 17 May 1909 in Colton, San Bernadino, CA. He married (1) Mary Jane Winn and (2) Dolores Garcia Nunes. William was one of the early settlers in the Colton area. William is my gt-gt-gt-gt grandfather.