Emily Rebecca Beharrell

Female17 July 1884–May 1960

Brief Life History of Emily Rebecca

When Emily Rebecca Beharrell was born on 17 July 1884, in Amherst Head, Cumberland, Nova Scotia, Canada, her father, John Joshua Beharrell, was 24 and her mother, Emily Udivilla Smith, was 19. She married Earle Sanford Smith on 25 November 1903, in Amherst Head, Cumberland, Nova Scotia, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Cumberland, Nova Scotia, Canada in 1901. She died in May 1960, at the age of 75, and was buried in Amherst Head, Cumberland, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Earle Sanford Smith
1882–1959
Emily Rebecca Beharrell
1884–1960
Marriage: 25 November 1903
Lila Eileen Smith
1918–2013

Sources (8)

  • Emley Beharrell in household of Udrvill Beharrell, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Emily Rebecca Beharrell, "Nova Scotia Delayed Births, 1837-1904"
  • Emily R. Beharrell, "Canada Marriages, 1661-1949"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    25 November 1903Amherst Head, Cumberland, Nova Scotia, Canada
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (5)

    World Events (4)

    1909 · First Canadian Flight

    Age 25

    The Silver Dart was the first recorded flight in Canada. It took off from Baddeck, Nova Scotia, on February 23, 1909, and was piloted by John Alexander Douglas McCurdy.

    1921 · Racing Schooner Launched

    Age 37

    The Bluenose racing schooner was launched on March 26, 1921, in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia. It was evident that the ship was nothing like other ships that had been launched.

    1945 · HMCS Esquimalt Torpedoed

    Age 61

    On April 16, 1945, the HMCS Esquimalt was torpedoed by German U-Boats. Thirty-nine men died, some due to the attack others to exposure to cold. Those that survived were rescued by the Sarnia.

    Name Meaning

    Huguenot: nickname apparently from a variant of French bihoreau ‘(black-crowned) night heron’ (from earlier buhoreau). The name was sometimes assimilated to Barrel(l). Redmonds, Dictionary of Yorks Surnames notes Francis Beharell, Francis Barrel in the 1811 parish register of Drypool (ER Yorks).

    Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

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