Timothy Frank BECKSTEAD

22 September 1895–7 December 1988 (Age 93)
Morrisburg, Dundas, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Timothy Frank

When Timothy Frank BECKSTEAD was born on 22 September 1895, his father, Frank Washington Beckstead, was 27 and his mother, Mary Ellen Stata, was 28. He married Emma Elizabeth Lillian Endora Stillson on 15 October 1926, in Dundas, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Dundas, Ontario, Canada for about 10 years. He died on 7 December 1988, in Addison, Elizabethtown-Kitley, Leeds and Grenville, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 93, and was buried in Oakland Cemetery, Brockville, Leeds and Grenville, Ontario, Canada.

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Timothy Frank BECKSTEAD
Emma Elizabeth Lillian Endora Stillson
Marriage: 15 October 1926
George Reginald Beckstead
Glen Ernest Beckstead

Spouse and Children

15 October 1926
Dundas, Ontario, Canada


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World Events (6)

1906 · Hydro-Electric of Ontario

Age 11

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

Age 39

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 48

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

Name Meaning

1 North German: partly Americanized form of the topographic name Beckstedde from Low German Beck ‘stream’ + -stedde ‘stead’, ‘place’, or a habitational name from Beckstedt near Wildeshausen, Oldenburg.2 Possibly an Americanized spelling of Swedish Beckstedt, an ornamental name composed of the elements bäck ‘stream’ + stedt (of German origin) ‘place’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Frank J Beckstead in household of Frank W Beckstead, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Timothy Frank Beckstead, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"
  • Timothy Frank Beckstead, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"

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