James Henry Beckwith
James Henry Beckwith (1849-1919)
James Henry Beckwith was born in in Norwich, New London County, Connecticut on 15 Dec 1849, son of James H. Beckwith and Laura M. Bottom. He died in Bridgeport, Fairfield County on 14 Dec 1919 and was buried in Lakeview Cemetery in Bridgeport.
He married first Ella B. Smith, daughter of Christopher D. Smith and Martha (Andrews) Smith, in Bridgeport on 23 March 1871. She was born in Bridgeport on 01 May 1852 and died there on 12 Nov 1902.
He married second Charity Melvina (Sterling) O’Neill in 1907. She was born on 14 Jan 1848 in New York. She died in Queens, New York on 12 Feb 1931.
James Henry Beckwith and Ella (Smith) Beckwith had the following children born in Bridgeport:
Ella L. Beckwith, b: 08 Oct 1872, m1: Frank W. David; m2: Ferdinand Beck; d: 08 Jan 1956
James Smith Beckwith, b: 13 May 1880, m: Cynthia O. Dewey, d: 22 May 1930
Sarah Frances Beckwith, b: Jul 1882, m: William Charles Baer, d: May 25, 1964
Emma Martha Beckwith, b: 20 Sep 1885, m: William R. Dunn, d: 13 Nov 1970
Mary E. Beckwith, b: 23 March 1888, m: Henry John Prall, d: 18 Dec 1971
Related to James:
Christina Youse was born possibly in Wurttemberg, Germany on 21 August 1848. She died on 13 February 1933 in Bridgeport, Fairfield, Connecticut.
Alonzo Dewey was born in Kingston, Ulster County, New York about 1840. He died on 22 May 1896 in Kingston.
William C. Twiss was born possibly in Emly, Tipperary, Ireland on 01 April 1838. He died in Norwalk, Fairfield County, Connecticut on 28 December 1925.
General View of the Green, Norwalk, Conn. 1855. Unknown Author, Public Domain, via Wikimedia Commons