Robin, this is what I have on JOHN ALBERT BECKWITH, who is my great great grandfather.
Ancestors of JOHN ALBERT BECKWITH
Generation No. 1
1.John Albert Beckwith, born 3 August 1830 in Cornwallis, Nova Scotia Canada; died 7 November 1900 in Nictaux, Nova Scotia Canada.He was the son of 2. Mayhew Beckwith and 3. Eunice Rand.He married (1) Rebecca Barnaby 10 June 1852 in Cornwallis, Nova Scotia Canada.She was the daughter of William Barnaby and Charlotte Sibley.
Children of John Beckwith and Rebecca Barnaby are:
i. William Sibley Beckwith, born 30 March 1853.
ii. Arthur Wellesley Beckwith, born 25 October 1854.
iii. Alfred Edward Beckwith, born 7 August 1855 in Upper Dyke Village, Nova Scotia Canada; died 16 August 1893 in Ocean Beach, Washington; married Florence Viola Morton 4 October 1887 in Portland, Oregon.
Notes for Alfred Edward Beckwith:
Alfred E. Beckwith was the sixth of seven sons born to John Beckwith and Rebecca Barnaby. Alfred was born and raised near Upper Dyke Nova Scotia, Canada. He and five of his brothers moved West settling in Victoria British Columbia, Montana and Portland, Oregon. Alfred moved to Portland in about 1883 to join two of his brothers already there. Alfred worked for the Portland Fire Department and he along with his brother Herbert became engaged in the grocery business in Portland, Oregon. Alfred owned a business known as A. E. Beckwith Fine Groceries and Provisions, located at 295 4TH Street corner of Columbia in Portland, Oregon. Alfred married Florence Morton on 4 October 1887 in Portland, Oregon. Alfred and Florence together had two Children; Alfred Jr born 18 Sep 1888 and Estella born 6 Dec 1891.
Alfred liked to vacation with his family at Ocean Beach, Washington, and it was there that Albert E, Beckwith died on 16 August 1893. Alfred had cut himself on the nose from a sea shell. The wound festered and overnight it turned to blood poisoning, he died suddenly. He was buried at River View Cemetery in Portland, Oregon
His wife later married Elmer E. Kleinsmith on 19 Feb 1895.
iv. John Leander Beckwith, born 5 March 1856.
Notes for John Leander Beckwith:
John L. Beckwith was the Mayor of Victoria, British Columbia in 1913.
v. Herbert Ralph Beckwith, born 27 November 1857 in Cornwallis Nova Scotia, Canada; died 2 May 1952 in Portland, Oregon; married Minnie Fraser 29 November 1883 in Astoria, Oregon.
vi. Norman Mayhew Beckwith, born 7 June 1860.
vii. Harry Mason Beckwith, born 7 April 1864.
Generation No. 2
2.Mayhew Beckwith, born 17 October 1798 in Cornwallis, Nova Scotia Canada; died 7 April 1871 in Cornwallis, Nova Scotia Canada.He was the son of 4. Hadley Beckwith and 5. Catherine Newcomb.He married 3. Eunice Rand 21 March 1829 in Cornwallis, Nova Scotia Canada.
3.Eunice Rand, born 1808 in Cornwallis, Nova Scotia Canada; died 8 February 1852 in Cornwallis, Nova Scotia Canada.
Children of Mayhew Beckwith and Eunice Rand are:
1 i. John Albert Beckwith, born 3 August 1830 in Cornwallis, Nova Scotia Canada; died 7 November 1900 in Nictaux, Nova Scotia Canada; married Rebecca Barnaby 10 June 1852 in Cornwallis, Nova Scotia Canada.
ii. Elizabeth Ellen Beckwith, born 24 January 1832 in Cornwallis, Nova Scotia Canada; married James Masters.
iii. Robert Nelson Beckwith, born 2 April 1834 in Cornwallis, Nova Scotia Canada; married Anna Evans.
iv. Catherine Amelia Beckwith, born 28 August 1836; married Harding Randall 23 December.
v. Isabella Beckwith, born 26 September 1838.
vi. Mary Lovenia Beckwith, born 21 January 1840; married Valentine Landry.
vii. Rebecca Adllia, born 21 June 1842; married Mason Sheffield.
viii. Edward Manning, born 31 January 1845; married (1) Laura Wickwire; married (2) Mary Starr.
ix. Mayhew Burpee Beckwith, born 8 April 1847; married Madge Musgrove.
x. Laleah Beckwith, born 17 February 1850; married Wentworth Sheffield.
xi. Mayhew Beckwith, born 4 February 1852; died 9 December 1858.
Generation No. 3
4.Hadley Beckwith, born 6 March 1770; died 29 February 1860 in Cornwallis, Nova Scotia Canada.He was the son of 8. John Beckwith II and 9. Catherine Chipman.He married 5. Catherine Newcomb 13 December 1792 in Cornwallis, Nova Scotia Canada.
5.Catherine Newcomb, born 15 March 1775; died 19 April 1863.
Children of Hadley Beckwith and Catherine Newcomb are:
i. John Beckwith, born 7 October 1794; died 10 November 1797.
ii. Joseph Beckwith, born 26 June 1796; died 1 January 1815.
2 iii. Mayhew Beckwith, born 17 October 1798 in Cornwallis, Nova Scotia Canada; died 7 April 1871 in Cornwallis, Nova Scotia Canada; married Eunice Rand 21 March 1829 in Cornwallis, Nova Scotia Canada.
iv. John Handley Beckwith, born 9 November 1800.
v. James Edward Beckwith, born 20 December 1804.
vi. Thomas Worden Beckwith, born 20 December 1804.
vii. Zelda Catherine Beckwith, born 14 November 1806.
Generation No. 4
8.John Beckwith II, born 16 March 1737/38 in Norwich, Connecticut; died 15 December 1816.He was the son of 16. Samuel Beckwith and 17. Mary Marvin.He married 9. Catherine Chipman 11 August 1764 in Cornwallis, Nova Scotia Canada.
9.Catherine Chipman, born 1746; died 21 June 1812.She was the daughter of 18. Handley Esquire Chipman and 19. Jane.
Children of John Beckwith and Catherine Chipman are:
i. John Chipman Beckwith, born 27 December 1765.
ii. Jane Beckwith, born 5 January 1768.
4 iii. Hadley Beckwith, born 6 March 1770; died 29 February 1860 in Cornwallis, Nova Scotia Canada; married Catherine Newcomb 13 December 1792 in Cornwallis, Nova Scotia Canada.
iv. Margaret Beckwith, born 16 April 1772.
v. Katherine Beckwith, born 11 October 1774.
vi. Sarah Beckwith, born 8 August 1776.
vii. Prudence Beckwith, born 9 March 1779.
viii. Elizabeth Beckwith, born 1782.
Generation No. 5
16.Samuel Beckwith, born 14 May 1709.He was the son of 32. James Beckwith and 33. Sarah Marvin.He married 17. Mary Marvin.
17.Mary Marvin, born Abt. 1720.
Child of Samuel Beckwith and Mary Marvin is:
8 i. John Beckwith II, born 16 March 1737/38 in Norwich, Connecticut; died 15 December 1816; married Catherine Chipman 11 August 1764 in Cornwallis, Nova Scotia Canada.
18.Handley Esquire Chipman.He married 19. Jane.
Child of Handley Chipman and Jane is:
9 i. Catherine Chipman, born 1746; died 21 June 1812; married John Beckwith II 11 August 1764 in Cornwallis, Nova Scotia Canada.
Generation No. 6
32.James Beckwith, born 1 June 1671 in Conneticut; died Abt. 1756.He was the son of 64. Mattehew II Beckwith and 65. Elizabeth Griswold.He married 33. Sarah Marvin.
Notes for James Beckwith:
James Beckwith moved to Lyme Connecticut in 1692. James and Sarah had nine children. Here the Nova Scotia branches of the Beckwith begin.
When the French were expelled from Horton and Cornwallis, 10 September 1755, the British gave the New England settlers free grants of land and thus resulted in a fleet of 22 vessels Saling from Connecticut carryinga large colony to Cornwallis. They arrived on 4 June 1760 and landed near a town plot. Samuel with his two sons and his brother, Ronald, sons of James Beckwith
Children of James Beckwith and Sarah Marvin are:
16 i. Samuel Beckwith, born 14 May 1709; married Mary Marvin.
ii. Elizabeth Beckwith.
iii. John Beckwith.
iv. Mary Beckwith.
v. James Beckwith.
vi. Matthew Beckwith.
vii. Sarah Beckwith.
viii. Daniel Beckwith.
ix. Reynold Beckwith.
Generation No. 7
64.Mattehew II Beckwith, born 1637 in Conneticut; died 4 June 1727 in Conneticut.He was the son of 128. Matthew Beckwith and 129. Elizabeth.He married 65. Elizabeth Griswold.
65.Elizabeth Griswold, born Abt. 1651; died 1737.
Child of Mattehew Beckwith and Elizabeth Griswold is:
32 i. James Beckwith, born 1 June 1671 in Conneticut; died Abt. 1756; married Sarah Marvin.
Generation No. 8
128.Matthew Beckwith.He married 129. Elizabeth.
Child of Matthew Beckwith and Elizabeth is:
64 i. Mattehew II Beckwith, born 1637 in Conneticut; died 4 June 1727 in Conneticut; married (1) Elizabeth Griswold; married (2) Elizabeth.