Claude Theodore Bessette

3 November 1903–27 June 1985 (Age 81)
British Columbia, Canada

The Life of Claude Theodore

When Claude Theodore Bessette was born on 3 November 1903, in British Columbia, Canada, his father, Pitre Bessette, was 24 and his mother, Edna Marie Deschamps, was 19. He married Gladys Winifred Deschamps on 31 October 1935, in British Columbia, Canada. He lived in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada in 1911. He died on 27 June 1985, in Nanaimo County, British Columbia, Canada, at the age of 81.

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Claude Theodore Bessette
1903–1985
Gladys Winifred Deschamps
1910–
Marriage: 31 October 1935

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
31 October 1935
British Columbia, Canada

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(2)

World Events (1)

1982

Age 79

Canada Act is passed. The United Kingdom transfers final legal powers over Canada. The country adopts its new constitution, which includes a charter of rights.

Name Meaning

French: variant of Besset, from a diminutive of bès ‘birch’, or possibly of French Basset ( see Bassette ). The ending is not feminine, but reflects the Canadian custom of pronouncing a final -t, which is generally silent in metropolitan French.

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Sources (2)

  • Theodore Bessett in household of Peter Bessett, "Canada Census, 1911"
  • Claude Theodore Bessette, "British Columbia Death Registrations, 1872-1986; 1992-1993"

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