Samuel Becum Wesley

22 June 1901–25 February 1970 (Age 68)
Sombra, Kent, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Samuel Becum

When Samuel Becum Wesley was born on 22 June 1901, in Sombra, Kent, Ontario, Canada, his father, Joseph Wesley, was 46 and his mother, Huldah Sara Young, was 42. He married Mary Ann Fox on 26 October 1925, in Wallaceburg, Sombra, Kent, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 25 February 1970, in Port Lambton, St. Clair, Lambton, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 68, and was buried in Wallaceburg, Sombra, Kent, Ontario, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Becum Wesley
Mary Ann Fox
Marriage: 26 October 1925
Clarence Roy Wesley
Barbara Wesley
Gordon Wesley
Mary Lou Wesley

Spouse and Children

26 October 1925
Wallaceburg, Sombra, Kent, Ontario, Canada


    Clarence Roy Wesley



    Mary Lou Wesley


    Barbara Wesley


Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Wesley





    Adonirum Alfred Wesley


    Vernin A. Wesley


    Anna Wesley


    Myrtle Ann Wesley


    Margaret Wesley


+4 More Children

World Events (5)

1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

Age 5

Ontario Hydro was established in 1906. It is the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario.
1934 · Dionne Quintuplets Born

Age 33

Born on May 28, 1934, the Dionne quintuplets were the first set of quintuplets to survive infancy. The five girls were born two months prematuare and months later were taken from their parents by the Red Cross. In the 1940s they were returned to their family.
1943 · Conservative Party Wins Ontario Election

Age 42

George A. Drew was the leader of the Progressive Conservative Party. In 1943, they won the Ontario election.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places named with the Old English elements west ‘west’ + lēah ‘wood’, ‘clearing’, as for example Westley in Cambridgeshire and Suffolk, and Westleigh in Devon and Greater Manchester.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Samuel Becum Wesley, "Ontario Births, 1869-1912"
  • Samuel Wesley in entry for Mary Lou Wesley, "Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947"
  • Samuel Bicum Wesley, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

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